Barbara S. McCallen, who passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at home, was born in Yonkers, NY on February 14, 1935, daughter of the late Veronica and Joseph Sapko.
Barbara graduated from Yonkers Commerce High School with a Secretarial Degree. She married Raymond W. McCallen at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Yonkers, NY on May 22, 1971, the marriage being officiated by the late Msgr. John J. McCallen, brother of the groom.
Barbara was employed by the Yonkers Savings Bank (now HSBC) as Secretary to the President and other officials for 28 years, retiring in 1982. Upon retiring, she moved with her husband to Crestwood Village 7, Whiting, NJ. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church and was a member of the Rosary Makers Guild. Her beloved husband Raymond predeceased her.
Surviving are two brothers, John Sapko of Yonkers, NY and Joseph and Maureen (sister-in-law) Sapko of Palm Beach, FL. She is survived by two nieces, three nephews, five great nieces and five great nephews. Her beloved sister, Elaine S. Waschenko, also predeceased her.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Manchester Memorial Funeral Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10:45 a.m. at the All Saints Chapel of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting. Her ashes will be placed in the All Saints Chapel Columbarium at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory to Alzheimer’s of New Jersey, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 08734 would be appreciated.