D'Elia Funeral Home

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Barbara Gail Rayner

January 29, 1947September 13, 2020

Barbara Gail Rayner, "Susie", age 73, of Jackson, New Jersey passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at her daughter's home in Freehold, NJ. Barbara was born January 29, 1947 in Lakewood, NJ. She was raised in Lakewood, and moved to Jackson in 1996. She was a former retail person for Jamesway in Lakewood, NJ, prior to caring for her grandchildren full time. Barbara was a Bingo, jigsaw puzzle, and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She was an avid reader and enjoyed the Jeopardy game show. She loved to decorate for Christmas and was a collector of salt and pepper shakers. Her joy in life was being Nana to her grandchildren.

Beloved wife of 47 years to the late George Robert Rayner and daughter of the late Vera Harrison, Barbara is survived by her four children, Kimberly Caston and her husband Michael, Kevin Rayner and his wife Sandra, Kelly Rayner-Townes and her wife Letitia, and Keith Rayner and his wife Melissa; two brothers, Ronald Goff and his wife Karen, and Michael Harrison; nine grandchildren, Kisha Rayner, Derek (DJ) Elliott, Jr., Tyler Caston, Jordan Clarke, Jason Caston, Noah Rayner, Hailey Rayner, Alexander Rayner-Barcelli and Andrew Rayner-Barcelli; her dear sibling in laws, Edith Reckholder and her husband Francis; and several dear friends and relatives.

Private arrangements are being completed by D'Elia Funeral Home and she will be laid to rest alongside her husband in the St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery in Lakewood, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by visiting www.stjude.org Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.DEliaFuneralHome.com for the Rayner family.


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Barbara Brown

September 18, 2020

Dear Rayner family,
I'm so sorry about the loss of Susie :( She was my fun sister in law, a great friend and my daughter (Kathy Jean's) God Mother. You will not remember me as you were all very young the last time we were together. Your surely in my prayers- Sincerely Barbara Brown

Raymond Dobrovolsky

September 16, 2020

Dear Kelly

I'm very sorry for your loss. I hope the memories of your time with your Mom will help you and your family to keep her in your minds and hearts forever.

Kelly Rayner-Townes

September 15, 2020

Thank you for all you did for us and for all you taught us over the years. You are truly missed!!!

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