Donna Marie DeNick Pugliese, BHS 1966
September 14, 1948 - June 12, 2018
Donna Marie Pugliese, 69, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital New Brunswick. Born and raised in Burbank, CA, she resided in Raritan for 47 years before moving to Bridgewater.
Donna was a graduate of Burbank High School. When she moved to Raritan, NJ, she along with her late husband Michael, were the owners and operators of Michael’s Inn in Raritan.
Donna was a former member of the Bradley Gardens American Legion Post # 327. She loved taking trips to Atlantic City, playing words with friends, and spending quality time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Her kind heart and beautiful smile will be missed tremendously by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her beloved parents Bernadette Harkins and Frank DeNick, and her beloved husband of 40 years, Michael Pugliese (2008).
Surviving are her two dear sons, Michael and wife Vivian of Neshanic Station, NJ, and Tony of Raritan, NJ; her loving daughter, Amy and husband Anthony Barrett of Easton, PA; two dear brothers, Angelo and wife Valerie DeNick of Livingston, NJ, and Frank and wife Jill DeNick of Middlesex, NJ; her wonderful sister, Mary and husband Ken Rutkowski of Middlesex, NJ; and her cherished grandchildren, Isabella, Michaella, Michael, Scarlett and Michael.
Viewing will be held Monday, June 18, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876.
Funeral services will start with a prayer at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 9:15 am followed by a 10:00 am funeral liturgy at Holy Trinity R.C. Church in Bridgewater.
Committal is private.
Branchburg Funeral Home, Branchburg, New Jersey