Nancy “Barbara” Dillon, 79, of Pine Beach passed away at Community Medical Center of Toms River on January 10, 2020 after a long illness. Mrs. Dillon was born December 10, 1940 in Jersey City, NJ to the late Rose Colantonio (Pierro) and Joseph. She lived there until 1986 when she moved with her family to Pine Beach where she lived for 34 years.
Nancy was a devoted mother and wife who was an avid reader of suspense novels and enjoyed playing card games. She also enjoyed following professional tennis and other sports.
She is survived by her son Michael Coleman Dillon, of Pine Beach, sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Peter Chiaramonte of Piermont, NY, nephew, Perry Chiaramonte of Jersey City, and a number of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Michael Thomas Dillon.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11am at St. Barnabas Church, 33 Woodland Rd. Bayville, NJ 08721. Burial will immediately follow to B.G.W.C.D. Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown for a 1pm service in the shelter. Mastapeter Memorial Home in Bayville is overseeing arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at www.stjude.org.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.mastapetermemorialhome.com.