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Barbara Oppegaard

Barbara Oppegaard

Saturday, November 7th, 1942 Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Barbara A. Oppegaard

Barbara (Davenport) Oppegaard, 76, of Wall Township, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 with her family by her side.

She was born to Gertrude Alleen and Ernest Golden Davenport on November 7, 1942 in Neptune, New Jersey. Barbara grew up in Belmar and attended Manasquan High School. Barbara married her love, David Oppegaard on September 16, 1961 and moved to Wall Township where she raised her family. Barbara enjoyed having coffee with the neighborhood moms at the Kozy Corner Deli. More recently, Barbara enjoyed her time at Wings Fitness Center with her longtime friend Rosemary. Barbara worked for the Wall Township School District as a lunch aide at West Belmar School and later as a bus aide retiring in 2007. Barbara was a dearly loved Wife, Mother, Mother-In-Law and Grammie. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents and brother Robert Davenport of Edgewater, FL. Surviving are her beloved husband of 58 years, David Oppegaard; her children, Richard Oppegaard and his wife, Christine; Michael Oppegaard and his wife, Stephanie; her sister Gloria Hansen; her grandchildren Kylie, Adam and Ryan; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial Visitation will be held at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Highway 35, Wall, on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 3-7 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice. To send flowers or condolences, visit www.OBrienFuneralHome.com.

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    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ
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    Monday, November 4th, 2019
    3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Emma Davenport

I'm praying for Barbara's family today. This is the day you will say your finale good byes to your wife, mother and grandma. She is with you all in spirit. God, Jesus and the holy spirit will give you peace.
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Sue Simmons

Aunt Barbara you were such a special lady, sweet and strong I will miss you and treasure the memories I have of you ♥️🙏😪
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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Fred Schouten

I work with Adam at Walt Disney World. My wife, Debra, and I send our sincere condolences to the family as you mourn your loss and celebrate her life. Fred Schouten.
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Love, Danielle, Tom, Aidan and Angelina

We so wanted to be there today, but it simply wasn't possible. Please know that we love you all, and are thinking about you during this difficult time
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