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Michael Francis Barrett

October 21, 1935 March 31, 2018
Michael Francis Barrett
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Obituary for Michael Francis Barrett

Michael Francis Barrett, 82, of Aberdeen, NJ passed away peacefully at Kindred Hospital, Rahway, NJ on Saturday March 31, 2018.

Mr. Barrett graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University and enjoyed a long and fulfilling career as a licensed Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor. He served in both public and private sector capacities, including Deputy Commissioner with the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Director of Public Works and Engineering and County Engineer with Monmouth County. Mr. Barrett also worked for T&M Associates of Middletown and most recently, Greenman-Pederson Incorporated, Lebanon, NJ.

Mr. Barrett was a devoted and beloved husband, father and grandfather, and was especially proud of his family including ten grandchildren. He was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling in his RV and vacationing with family on Long Beach Island. A parishioner of St. Benedicts Church in Holmdel, Mr. Barrett regularly volunteered at the food pantry.

Mr. Barrett leaves behind his faithful, devoted wife of 61 years, Marilyn Barrett. His is survived by his daughter Mary Barkley, and her husband, Gregg Barkley and their children, Thomas, Kelly Toepher and her husband Rich Toepher, Sarah and John; daughter Christine Fallat and her husband, George Fallat and their children Meghan and Kerri; daughter Susan Barrett-Charles and her husband, Howard Charles and their children Sean, Marilyn, Caitlin and Patrick; and son Patrick Barrett.

Visitation Thursday, April 5th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 6th 10:00 am at St. Benedict Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel. Entombment to follow in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Keyport. Memorial donations can be made in Michael Barrett’s name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, St. Benedicts Church, Holmdel. To share a favorite memory or messages of condolence, please visit Mr. Barrett’s page of tributes at

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4:00 PM 4/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/5/2018 7:00:00 PM
Holmdel Funeral Home

26 South Holmdel Road
Holmdel , NJ 07733

Holmdel Funeral Home
26 South Holmdel Road Holmdel 07733 NJ
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 4/6/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Benedict R.C. Church

165 Bethany Road
Holmdel, NJ 07733

St. Benedict R.C. Church
165 Bethany Road Holmdel 07733 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph's Mausoleum Final Resting Place

Keyport, New Jersey 07735

Broadway Keyport 07735 New Jersey
United States

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