Roseann “Cookie” Barnes (nee Demeri), 84, a resident of East Rutherford for 45 years, passed away at home on February 19, 2021. Beloved mother of Roseann Gruppuso and her husband Charles, John Barnes and his wife Rachael and Elvira Seiga and her husband Anthony. Cherished grandmother of Stephanie Seiga and Anthony Seiga. Loving sister of Lorraine Stelluto and the late Theresa Gouny and Patricia Calviello. Mrs. Barnes was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church. She was the Secretary for the East Rutherford Sewer Authority and the Principal Clerk for the East Rutherford Utility Commission. Roseann was the Secretary and Director of East Rutherford Recreation Commission, Secretary of Carlstadt-East Rutherford Sideline Club, Little League Team Mother, Carlstadt-East Rutherford Football Team Mother and formed Hands Across America for East Rutherford. “Love You All”, Love Each Other Always, Love Mom, Grandma, Mother-in-Law. Cremation was private. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:30 AM in St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, East Rutherford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 120 Hoboken Rd., East Rutherford, NJ 07073. Arrangements Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
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