Arlene Baglino (nee Petzold), of Sea Bright, NJ, passed away on July 31, 2021. She was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. Following graduation from Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City, Arlene worked at the New York Stock Exchange.
She married her high school sweetheart Jim in 1969 and together they welcomed their son James into their lives in 1972.
The family moved to Hazlet, NJ in 1977, where Arlene began her career as a Travel Consultant. Their home quickly became the place for James and his friends after school and for the years to come.
Arlene always found peace and tranquility near the water and in 1994 moved to Sea Bright, NJ, where she enjoyed traveling, as well as, being with friends and family. Mostly she loved spending time with James. She takes with her the memories of all the special moments they shared together through the years.
She is predeceased by her husband Jim, her parents Frances and Fred Petzold; brothers; Fred, George and Frank; her sister, Nancy Silvia and brother-in-law, James.
Arlene is survived by her beloved son James, his girlfriend Jennifer, brother Robert Petzold, sister-in-law Marietta, nieces Sheri, Haylee and many special nephews and their families.
Special thanks to Shoundell Gentle, Nurse Anne Flood, Aide Amatta and everyone at the VNA for their dedication and professionalism.
A gathering will be held at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ on Weds. Aug 4th from 11:15am to 12:15pm with a Celebration of Life commencing at 12:15pm. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Casual attire requested.
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