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Jul 5, 2019 3:14 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Barbara J. Gorman, Formerly Of Southampton, Dies June 29

Jul 9, 2019 3:19 PM

Barbara J. (Heineman) Gorman, formerly of Emerson, New Jersey and Southampton, died at her home in Hobe Sound, Florida, with her family at her side, on June 29, 2019. She was 87.

Mrs. Gorman was born in Brooklyn and began her nursing career after graduating from St. Cecilia High School in Englewood, New Jersey. She earned her degree in nursing and applied her training and natural talent at many hospitals, children’s counseling settings and as a visiting nurse taking care of both the physical and mental needs of many patients. She also had many talents including art and painting and she enjoyed shopping for antiques, photography and family reunions.

Survivors said her infectious smile and disposition were well known.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, John J. Gorman; sons, Robert of New Jersey, Steven and wife Denise of Florida, John of Florida; daughters, Jeanne Rose and husband Jerry of Maine, and Patricia Gorman and Gary Roderick of Florida; four grandchildren, Emily Pedeville, Jessica Miller and husband Thomas, Kelly Sime and Cody Sime; and two great-grandchildren, Juniper and Fox Miller. She is also survived by two sisters, Joan of Southampton and Constance of Florida.

A funeral Mass took place at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Hobe Sound on July 6. Interment was at All Saints Cemetery in Jensen Beach.

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