Michele Barresi

Obituary of Michele Barresi

Michele Barresi, 62, a longtime resident of Pequannock, passed away on January 27, 2018.

Michele married Frank Barresi on June 3, 1978 and the couple settled in Pequannock to raise their family. Michele had a long and rewarding career as a nurse for over 25 years at Lincoln Park Intermediate Care Center. It was there that she touched many lives and created lasting friendships. 

Michele was a dedicated wife and mother who truly enjoyed caring for her family and her home and in her free time she volunteered for CPNJ. When Frank retired, the couple enjoyed spending "day dates" together and they were also able to enjoy a memorable trip to Hawaii before Frank's passing in 2014.

Michele is survived by her son, Joseph Barresi; her daughter, Jackie Barresi and her fiance Caleb Bain; her brother, Mauro Cataletto; and her sisters in-law; Rose Capece, Carol White and Joann Reidy. She was predeceased by her husband Frank and her brother Joseph Zarrillo.

The family will receive visitors from 4-8 pm on Thursday, February 1st at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 am on Friday at Holy Spirit RC Church, Pequannock. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Michele's memory can be made to CPNJ, 220 South Orange Ave Suite 300, Livingston, NJ 07039.