Barbara C. Pearse-Prassl

Barbara C. Pearse-Prassl
07/23/1941 - 05/18/2024

Barbara C. Pearse-Prassl also known as Barb, Aunt Barb, Nana and Mom, of Union, passed away at Overlook Hospital in Summit on Saturday, May 18, 2024.  She was 82.

Born in Newark to the late Rego and Mary (Suchanek) Orell, she graduated from Union High School in 1959.  Her first job was with Chubb Insurance Company as a premium bookkeeper for about 35 years.  She then worked for Hannon Floors in Union as a secretary, celebrating 25 years with them this last past year.

Barbara enjoyed shopping, taking trips to the casino, and watching her crime shows in her free time.

Barbara was the beloved wife of the late Edwin R. Prassl.  She is survived by her sister, Maryann Williams (Earl); her daughter, Deborah Pearse; stepsons, Alan Prassl (Janet) and Richard Prassl (Ethel); her four grandchildren, Dylan Prassl, Stephanie Daniels, Jake Prassl, and Jayla Prassl; her great-granddaughter, Autumn Prassl and her furry companion, Finn.

Funeral Home:
Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Friends and family are invited to her visitation on Sunday, May 26, 2024 at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield from 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James Church, 45 S. Springfield Avenue, Springfield, on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.
Private cremation to follow Mass
Memorial Gifts:
Those who wish may contribute in her memory to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, 575 Woodland Ave., Madison, NJ 07940
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