Marie E. Allibone (nee Bieleski), age 88, formerly of Hi-Nella, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ. Beloved wife of the late William P. Allibone, Sr. Dearly loved mother of Kathleen Allibone, Patricia (Donald) Combs, William Jr., Michael (Lynda), and Susan (James) Maccariella. Loving MomMom/Nana to Robert, Matthew, Michael Allibone, and Nicholas, Taylor, Ryan Maccariella. Marie is also survived by her sister Carol (Henry) Rossell, nieces, and nephews. Marie was predeceased by her brothers Kasmer, Stanley, and John Bielecki and sister Helen Simon.
Marie shared ownership of Allibone Brothers Hardware and Lumber in Stratford, New Jersey with her husband Bill for 40 years. Marie was a dedicated volunteer at Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Stratford for over 20 years.
Marie enjoyed attending exercise class and breakfast out on Monday and Wednesday mornings, reading mystery and suspense novels by her fish pond, listening to music, shopping with her daughters, holiday gatherings, and outings with family and friends. She had a knack for finding four-leaf clovers.
Though her demeanor seemed reserved, Marie maintained many friendships both new and lifelong. With her big heart, and her warm, generous nature, she would always offer comfort and encouraging words to those around her.
As a meticulous homemaker, Marie was extremely proud of her family and her home, which she lovingly maintained. She had excellent taste for decorating. Marie enjoyed being outdoors and could often be found with a broom in hand sweeping her patios.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing and visitation on Saturday 9-10:30AM at EUGENE J. ZALE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 712 N. White Horse Pike, Stratford, NJ 08084. PH (856) 783-5100. Funeral Mass 11AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish – St. Luke Church, Stratford. Burial following in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.