Obituary of Barbara A. Botelho
Barbara Ann (McGuire) Botelho of Landisville, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 1, 2021. Barbara was born on November 8, 1937 in Milwaukee, WI.
Barbara was proud of her family and treasured spending time with them. She was an avid animal lover. Her dogs were her constant companions. She was a great storyteller especially of events in her life and the family. She loved playing cribbage and scrabble and doing the NY Times Crossword puzzle in ink. She always had a jigsaw puzzle in progress on the dining room table. She enjoyed several road trips to visit family and the Great Lakes Adventure Road Trip.
Barbara worked for many years for International Election Systems in Burlington, NJ. Then worked as a Home Health Aide for Holy Redeemer until she retired.
Barbara is survived by her brother, Daryl Lorberter (Mary) of New Auburn, WI and her sister-in-law, Gerri Lorberter of Milwaukee, WI.
Barbara was predeceased by her mother, Ann McGuire of Milwaukee, WI; father, Raymond Lorberter of Milwaukee, WI and step-father, James McGuire of Milwaukee, WI; brothers, Raymond Lorberter and Robert McGuire. She was predeceased by her husband, William (Rocky) Botelho, the love of her life. They blended families and raised eleven children.
Barbara is survived by her daughters, Laurie Skornia, Torrington, CT; Debra Wagner, Moorestown, NJ; Denice Legendre (Michael) Uxbridge, MA; Darlene Botelho, Lowell MA and Deborah Charron (William); her sons, Cy Damon (Peggy), Landisville, NJ and James Damon, San Diego, CA.
Barbara was predeceased by her sons, Nick Damon of Dallas, TX; Gary Damon of Creedmoor, NC, David Botelho of Woonsocket, RI and Daniel Botelho of Worcester, Ma.
Barbara is survived by her grandchildren, Frank, Angela, Julia, Jamie, Nick Jr, Chaz, Courtney, Carly, Cy Jr, April, Jason, Leo Jr, Denise, Dana, Luke, Jeffrey and Amanda; her great-grandchildren, Ava, Ana, Cianna, Willow, Eila, Troy, Ava, Max, Pemi, Devin, Logan, Helena, Haley, Mark, David, Vincent, Keri and CJ.
Burial will be private at William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery. A Celebration of her Life is being planned for October 2021. To honor her memory donations may be made to South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter (SJRAS) at 1244 N Delsea Dr., Vineland, NJ. 08360. 856-691-1500. Arrangements are by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland.