Barbara Ann Prokopiak

Barbara Ann Prokopiak, 76, of Berwick, passed away December 30, 2015 at her home, surrounded by family.

Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, on July 9, 1939, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Kosten) Samu. She was raised and educated in Carteret, NJ. Barbara was married and raised her children in NJ, and following her husband’s retirement, they moved to Florida. She was employed at Publix, North Port, FL for many years.

Barbara liked reading and doing crossword puzzles, especially at the beach. She enjoyed spending time with her family, most of all, her grandchildren.

Barbara will be greatly missed by her sons: Stanley Prokopiak, Jr. and companion Chrissy Thomas, Shamokin; Robert Prokopiak, North Port, FL; former daughter-in-law: Anne Volpe, Berwick; grandchildren: Karen Fenstemaker and husband Matthew, Matthew Prokopiak and wife Trisha; Vivian, Veronica, Venessa, Cassandra, Devon, Kaylee, and Tiffany Prokopiak; and great grandchildren, Austin, Gianna, Chelsea, Aaliyah, and Hailee.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Stanley Walter Prokopiak on February 25, 2014; and sister, Christy Franco.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of her family. Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is assisting her family.

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