The fund drive has raised more than $30,000 by 429 people in 13 hours as of Wednesday morning.
Denise Bartone’s obituary was linked to on the GoFundMe page. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 at Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton Adelphia Road in Freehold.
Her funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 9 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road in Freehold.
While the obituary lists the names of her parents, three daughters, and brother, there is no mention of her husband, Kenneth Bartone.
His body was pulled from the Raritan River, a car registered to the family found parked at the Thomas Edison Memorial Bridge in Woodbridge. He died of an apparent suicide.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed Wednesday morning that no new information has been released. An investigation is ongoing.