A funeral mass was celebrated April 30 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Barbara Van Tassel, 67, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away April 25 at her home. Born and raised in Hoboken, she lived there most of her life before moving to Bayonne. She was a retired LPN for St. Mary’s Hospital in Hoboken for over 20 years, retiring in 2004. She is the mother of Kathleen Kozel and her husband Joseph, Karen Royster and her husband Gene, and the late Jerry Van Tassel, sister of Judy Cabrera, Ira Hanlon and Margaret Contaldi, and the grandmother of seven. Services arranged by the Earl F. Bosworth Funeral Home, Hoboken.