Melissa Sue Barron

Barron, Melissa Sue,”Missy” age 49, of Brookline passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018.  She was the beloved daughter of Kenneth C Barron of Weston, MA and Judith A. Gold of Scottsdale, AZ. She was the step daughter of Jane Barron and Herbert Gold. Melissa was a  loving sister to Nicole Christopher and brother-in-law  Jordan Christopher and Samantha Lippitt and her partner Pam Godwin. She was also the amazing aunt to Reese, Max, Brett and Jaime. She gave birth to an extraordinary and loving child, Taylor, who she absolutely adored and who was always the center of her universe. 
Missy was a proud graduate of Brookline HS. Her greatest passion was family. Her greatest passion was her family.  She had a heart of gold that cared for all those around her.  Her wonderful friends were a true extension of her family.  Missy loved to cook and was legendary for her incredible stuffed mushrooms. Making them with her was a treat for all of her family. 
Towards the end of her life Missy relished in the joy of other people’s happiness.  She was a true believer in love and on any given day you could find Missy playing on her IPAD while a repeat of the Golden Girls was playing in the background.  That was just Missy.  She will be truly missed and always loved by those she left behind.
Funeral services will be held for Missy, Sunday , December 9th at 12pm, at Higgins Funeral home, 752, Mountain Blvd, Watchung NJ.  Burial at Mount Lebanon Cemetery , 189 Gill Ln, Iselin NJ.  Shiva will follow at the home of Nicole and Jordan Christopher , 38 Geiger Lane, Warren NJ.  Shiva will follow M & T 10-12 and 4-7.