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Philip M. Bass

October 20, 1936 - July 31, 2017

Philip M. Bass, son of the late Philip M. Bass and Gertrude W. Taylor was born October 20, 1936. He passed away on July 31, 2017 in Tallahassee, Florida. He graduated from Morristown High School and attended Central University in Ohio. He worked as a chauffeur for the State of New Jersey, drove busses for the Morris School District and worked at Bell Laboratory. He is survived by his sons...
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Liddie R. Coakley

September 25, 1932 - July 30, 2017

Liddie R. Coakley formerly of Morristown passed away on July 30th, 2017 in Hellertown, PA. She was predeceased by her husband John C. Coakley. A beloved mother, she survived by her children; John, Linda and Janice and a proud grandmother to 4 grand and 4 great grand children. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Calvary Baptist Vision Fund or the Hoops for Hope Scholarship Fund,...
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Minister Lenore Fox

July 23, 2017

Minister Lenore Fox (Robinson), 74, of Randolph, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 23, at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown. Born in Boynton Beach, FL, Minister Fox was raised in Wauchula, FL; spent her teenage years and most of her adult life in Albany/Schenectady, NY; and lived the past 20 years in Randolph. She was a member of the Temple of Radiant Light in Bloomfield for 19 years. She...
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Marion Ernestine Melton

September 8, 1926 - July 22, 2017

Marion Ernestine Melton (Age 90) departed this life peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on July 22, 2017 at Care One in Parsippany, NJ. Marion was born in Morristown, New Jersey September 8, 1926. She was the second youngest of four children born to Daniel and Alma Melton. This online memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Marion Ernestine Melton. You are invited to add a...
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Elizabeth Cooper Strong

October 15, 1929 - June 21, 2017

Elizabeth Cooper Strong of Morristown, NJ. transitioned peacefully at home on June 21, 2017 with her family at her bedside. She was 87. Born October 15, 1929 in Hertford, NC. to the late Lemuel and Virgie Gallop. Elizabeth retired from Pfizer, Morris Plains (formerly Warner Lambert), after 23 years of dedicated service.  She was a former Past Worthy Matron Naomi Chapter No. 2 Order of...
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Shirley May Tallburt

October 20, 1935 - June 13, 2017

Shirley May Tallburt of Morristown went home to be with the Lord Tuesday June 13, 2017. She was 81. Born October 20, 1935 she was the daughter of the late James Carey and Mildred Garner Pierce and stepdaughter to Frank Pierce. Shirley was educated in the Morristown School system and worked many jobs throughout the town before retiring. After retirement she volunteered serving meals to the...
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Hermine James

May 5, 1927 - June 12, 2017

Hermine James (Thomas), 90 of Morristown, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017. She was born May 5, 1927 in Havana, Cuba to the late Edythe (Gayle) James. She was raised in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica and migrated to Morristown where she lived for over 30 years. She was a devoted member of Morristown Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Those left to treasure her memory include her children...
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Helen Elizabeth Smith

September 1, 1928 - June 9, 2017

Helen Elizabeth Smith, affectionately known as "Miss Cookie" passed away on June 9, 2017. She was born on September 1, 1928 in Morristown, New Jersey. She is preceded in death by her husband Donald "Sid" Smith and her Father, Mr. William Cook, Mother, Ovella Locks, a son Donald "Shot" Smith and a son, David Smith. Left to mourn her passing are her devoted daughters Delores "Sissy Horsley,...
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Gail Gwendolyn Brown

December 1, 1934 - May 25, 2017

Gail Gwendolyn Brown, age 82 died at Morris Hills Center, Morristown, NJ on May, 25 2017. Born December 1, 1934 in Morristown, NJ, she was a lifelong resident of Cedar Knolls. Gail worked at the Mennen Co. for many years. She was an avid folk art painter, photographer and world traveler. A long time member of Hildale Park Presbyterian church in Cedar Knolls. She was preceded in death by...
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Everett A. Simms

July 20, 1945 - May 24, 2017

Everett A. Simms born July 20, 1945 passed away suddenly on May 24, 2017, he was 71 years old. Everett was born and raised in Morristown, NJ the son of the late John A. and Mary Elizabeth (Patterson) Simms. Everett graduated Morristown High School in 1963 and then joined the Army until he was honorably discharged. When he returned home he began his over 30 year career at the United States...
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Frances Diver Burt

November 3, 1922 - May 14, 2017

Frances Diver Burt was the 4th of 8 children and was born in Wilmington, DE to Carolyn P. and Frank W. Diver on November 3, 1922. She grew up in Wilmington and graduated from high school at the Wilmington Friends School in 1940. Frances spent her childhood summers with her family in Buck Hill Falls, PA, a community which became very important to her for all the ties she formed there, the...
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Dyana Lynn Taylor

April 7, 1971 - May 2, 2017

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Terri Nicole Fasano

November 26, 1948 - April 27, 2017

Terri Nicole Fasano, 68, of West Milford, NJ died April 27th 2017. Terri was born 11/26/1948 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Anthony Fasano and Lilia (Mezzorana) Fasano. She was a graduate of Brooklyn College.  Terri was very active at Church of the Redeemer in Morristown NJ where she served in many capacities including the vestry. She was a past president of Morris County NOW and worked...
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Evelyn M. Baber

November 26, 1930 - April 23, 2017

Evelyn Baber, born November 26, 1930 in Morristown, NJ to the late Utis and Nannie Harris-Anderson. Evelyn departed this life after a long illness on April 23rd. Evelyn graduated from Morristown High. Evelyn was married to Albert James Broome. Together, they had two sons, Bradford and Garfield Broome. She was predeceased by her husband Alphonso Broome and later Cornelius Baber, sister Carrie...
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Evelyn M. Baber

November 26, 1930 - April 23, 2017

Evelyn M. Baber (Anderson) "Sue", born November 26, 1930 in Morristown, NJ to the late Utis and Nannie Harris-Anderson. Evelyn departed this life after a long illness on April 23rd. Evelyn graduated from Morristown High. Evelyn was married to Albert James Broome. Together, they had two son, Bradford and Garfield Broome. She was predeceased by her husband Alphonso Broome and later Cornelius...
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Lisandro Meza

April 17, 1931 - April 16, 2017

On April 16, 2017, (Resurrection Sunday), the Lord received Lisandro Meza [1931-2017] into his eternal presence. Lisandro went home, at peace, in the presence of family members in Morristown, New Jersey. Although those who knew him (both friends and family) mourn his passing with great heaviness of heart, we, who share his faith are also just as certain that Lisandro is currently free of pain...
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Jessie Mae Moore

April 5, 2017

Jessie Mae Moore (Wall), the loving widow of the late Robert L. Moore, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the age of 90. Jessie was the daughter of Jesse Wall and Willa Worth and was born in Rockingham, North Carolina. She came to Morristown, NJ at an early age where she lived with relatives who had also relocated from the South. She attended the Morris School District and ultimately found work...
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Antonio Vega

April 4, 2017

Antonio Vega, 79 of Morristown passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ. Born in Ciales, Puerto Rico to the late Tribucia Perez and Juan "Nito" Vega. Antonio has resided in Morristown since 1970 and was employed as a Staff Painter at Farleigh Dickerson University, Madison, NJ for 38 years. Antonio is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Amelia Vega....
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Carrie E. Manley

March 28, 2017

Carrie E. Manley of Morris Twp., NJ transitioned to heaven on March 28, 2017 at home. She was born in West Point, Virginia. Carrie lived the majority of her life in Morris County. Carrie was a homemaker and worked part-time at the Morristown-Morris Township Library and at the Morris County Juvenile Detention Center. Carrie was affiliated with various organizations. Carrie was predeceased by...
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Terry Joel Ballard

December 27, 1953 - March 25, 2017

Terry Joel Ballard passed on to eternal rest Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was 63. He was born December 27, 1953 in Chester, Pa. to the late Voil Ballard and Gladys Myers. Terry graduated from Morris Hills High School in 1973. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Terry was employed at General Dynamics until his illness. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church,...
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Frederick Woodrow Wilson

September 14, 1941 - March 22, 2017

Frederick Woodrow Wilson, 75, suddenly departed his earthly life surrounded by love on March 22, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center. He was born September 14, 1941 in Gastonia, NC to the late Woodrow Wilson and late Frances Wilson. He later moved to Morristown, NJ. Frederick married Ruby Ann Moore in 1964. With this union, 3 children were born: Deborah Ann, Frederick Edward and Reneé. He...
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John E. Lawrence, Jr.

October 16, 1968 - March 19, 2017

John E. Lawrence Jr., 48 of Morristown, NJ. made his transition Sunday March 19, 2017 at Easton Hospital in Easton, PA. A Morristown resident, he was affectionately known as "Lil Dirt and "Father" to his friends and family. In 2015, he moved to Pennsylvania where he worked for Ultra-Poly Corporation in Portland, PA a as material handler. John leaves to cherish is memory his 8-year old son...
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Thomas Alexander

March 15, 2017

Thomas Alexander, 65 of Morristown, NJ. made his transition Wednesday March 15, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center. Tommy as he was affectionately known by family and friends was born in Morristown to the late Susan (Bullock) and Henry Alexander. He was the the husband of Debby (Gramby) Alexander. Tom was a graduate of Morristown High School Class of 1969 where he excelled in football and...
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Ida Schmidt

July 2, 1920 - February 20, 2017

Ida Schmidt was born in Gera, Germany on July 2, 1920 and departed on February 20, 2017. She was a resident of Morristown, NJ. Ida's family fled from Nazis to Russia in 1934. Ida's father was arrested by Stalin's regime and died in GULAG. Ida graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages and earned Ph.D. in philology. She was professor of German literature at Latvian University, Riga...
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Sandra Knight

March 2, 1941 - February 20, 2017

Sandra Knight was born in Morristown NJ March 2, 1941 to the late Joseph and Helen Lyle. She passed away peacefully on February 20, 2017. She attended the Morris School District and graduated from Morristown High School in 1959. She received her BA from Trenton State College. She taught at Park Avenue school in Orange for over 25 years. She was a life long member of Bethel A.M.E.Church. She...
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Gilbert Bernard Forbes

June 24, 1929 - February 10, 2017

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Reno O. Smith

January 9, 1927 - February 9, 2017

Reno O. Smith, daughter of the late Willie Smith and Madie Peacock Smith, peacefully passed away on February 9, 2017. Reno was born January 9, 1927 in Raleigh, NC, where she received her primary and secondary education and graduated with a teaching degree from Shaw University. Upon graduation, she relocated to the NY/NJ area where she obtained her license in cosmetology and later obtained her...
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Meade Vernon Rowe, Sr.

May 25, 1924 - February 8, 2017

Meade Vernon Rowe, Sr. of Morristown, NJ departed this life peacefully on February 8, 2017 after a short illness. He was 92. He was the co-founder of Rowe Funeral Home with his late wife Marion C. Rowe. Vernon as he was known was born May 25, 1924 in Madison, Va. to the late Meade Bowman and Bessie Rowe. He moved to Morristown in 1930. Upon graduation in 1943 he was inducted into the United...
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Virgil Pete Ramsey

March 20, 1947 - January 30, 2017

Virgil Pete Ramsey was born on March 20th, 1947 to the late David and Nellie Small Ramsey. He departed this life after a long illness on January 30th, 2017. Virgil was a member of the St. Paul Baptist Church in Cross, South Carolina before joining Union Baptist Church in Morristown, NJ. While growing up in South Carolina, Virgil attended the Cross public school system where he received the...
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John Alvin Bailey III

July 29, 1947 - January 23, 2017

John Alvin Bailey, III (Damu) was born on July 29, 1947 at All Souls Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey to Evelyn Taylor Bailey and John Alvin Bailey, Jr. He passed away peacefully on January 23, 2017 of colorectal cancer in Toledo, Ohio. John attended East Orange High School, East Orange, New Jersey, Xavier University in New Orleans and the County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey. He...
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Walter C. Walker

February 28, 1931 - January 12, 2017

Walter C. Walker affectionately known as "Hack" to family and friends, departed this life peacefully on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Walter was born on February 28, 1931 to the late Walter W. Walker and Neely (Starnes) Walker in York, South Carolina. Walter's parents moved the family to Morristown, New Jersey in 1938 to pursue better employment opportunities. Walter was educated in the...
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Kirt Phillip Smith

December 21, 2016

Kirt Phillip Smith of Morristownship, NJ formally of Los Angeles, California passed away at the age of 54 on December 21, 2016. Kirt was a former employee of Macys, Nordstrom, Johnson&Johnson, LinenNThings, Target, Costco and Papermart. He is survived by his Life Partner, Frank Gouw and twin brother, Kinneth Smith of Palmdale, CA, sisters Marilyn Smart and Cynthia Milan of Trinidad, West...
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A. Ross Eckler

August 29, 1927 - December 9, 2016

A. Ross Eckler, born in Boston, MA 8/29/27; d. 12/9/2016. Graduated in 1950 from Swarthmore College with high honors. He received his PhD in Mathematics in 1954 from Princeton University. He was employed by Bell Telephone Laboratories for 30 years, retiring in 1985. He married Faith L. Woodward in 1951. In 1970 he embarked on a second career as the editor and publisher of Word Ways, a small...
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Lucy Ann Gholson

March 10, 1916 - November 21, 2016

Lucy Ann Gholson, 100, born March 10, 1916, in Dinwiddie, VA, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, November 21 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ. She was preceded in death by her daughter Dorothy Maclin and also by her 4 siblings including Clarence "Dick" Gholson and Katie Wyche.   In 1969 she moved to Morristown and was employed at the Tenco-Tetley Company...
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Charles Nielsen

October 19, 2016

Charles Nielsen "Chuck" passed away Wednesday morning October 19th. He was 93. He was a resident of Belle Mead since 2012 after previously residing in Hackettstown and Parsippany. Born in Minnesota, he moved to NJ in 1947 after serving in the Army Air Corps. Chuck was the superintendant at Vail Gardens in Parsippany for 33 years before retiring in 1998. He is survived by his wife of 51...
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Aston Cecil Johnson

April 2, 1926 - October 12, 2016

Aston Cecil Johnson, 90, of Morristown, NJ, passed away Wednesday, October 12th, peacefully at home. Aston was born in, Kingston, Jamaica WI. on April 2, 1926, a son of the late Edith and Ivan Johnson. He was employed as a Machinist at Tetley Tea Company Morristown for many years. He is survived by two brothers, one sister and a host of other relatives and friends This online memorial...
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Pilar Reyes

October 12, 1929 - October 4, 2016

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John Gilbert Harris

March 6, 1927 - September 25, 2016

John Gilbert Harris (Gil), 89 of Morristown, NJ passed away peacefully on September 25, 2016 after a brief illness. He was born on March 6, 1927, at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Gilbert was drafted into the Army from Morristown High School and served in post-World War II Japan from April 25, 1946 to April 23, 1947. He returned to Morristown to complete his high school education and joined...
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Sylvia Ifill

September 21, 2016

Sylvia Ifill of Morristown, New Jersey passed away peacefully at Morristown Medical Center, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. She was the first of two daughters born to Beryl Straker in the Silver Hill Section of Christ Church, Barbados.  Sylvia worked as seamstress making uniforms for children who attended the convent and making habits and coifs for the nuns. She immigrated to the...
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Terrance Edward Sanders

February 11, 1989 - September 10, 2016

Terrance Edward Sanders, age 27 of Dover, NJ passed away Saturday, September 10th 2016. Terrance was born in Newark, NJ on February 11th, 1989. He graduated from West Orange High School in 2006. Terrance worked as a Manager for Shoprite in Rockaway, NJ. He was an avid bowler and was a member of the Rockaway Lanes Bowling League. Terrance is survived by his mother, Mary Robinson, his brother...
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Enrick E. Warner

September 7, 2016

Enrick E. Warner, of Long Valley, NJ went home to be with the Lord on September 7, 2016. Dearest husband, father, brother, papa and friend...rest in heaven. He will be thought of often and forever missed. This online memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Enrick E. Warner. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories...
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William Bailey

February 8, 1949 - August 31, 2016

William Bailey "Butchie" was born to Evelyn Bailey and Prince William Martin on February 8, 1949. He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, August 31 2016 following a short illness. Butchie or Bill as he was affectionately known to almost everyone, worked for Jersey Central Power & Light Company for many years. He was a member of the U.S Army and Army Reserve as well as an Auxiliary police...
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Othello H. Smith, Jr.

August 20, 2016

Othello H. Smith, Jr., 84 of Morristown N.J., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, August 20, 2016. He was a Newark Golden Glove champion in 1951 and a veteran of the Korean War, where he served as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division until his honorable discharge in 1954. He leaves to cherish fond memories, his devoted wife of 60 years, Delilah M. Smith;...
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Bertha Mae Greene

September 29, 1929 - August 12, 2016

Bertha Mae Greene 86, of Lawrenceville, GA. formerly of Morristown peacefully departed this life on August 12, 2016.  Born in West Palm Beach FL. to the late Clifton and Eula Mae (Davis) Robinson on September 29, 1929 she moved to Morristown in 1942. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1948 and was employed at Dairy Pak  where she retired from after 35 years of service. She...
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Gwendolyn Y. Edwards

August 4, 2016

Gwendolyn Y. Edwards, 56, of Morris Plains, NJ passed away suddenly on Thursday August 4, 2016.  Gwen was born in Gary, IN. Gwen was a current member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown, NJ where was part of the Diaconate ministry, Chair of the Women of Purpose ministry and a member of the Calvary Unity and Serenity choirs as well as a past children's choir director. Gwen was active...
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Roxanne Whithous

October 1, 1951 - August 1, 2016

Roxanne Whithous (McCoy) 64 of Morristown passed away August 1, 2016. She was born in Morristown, NJ. October 1, 1951, a daughter of Mildred Rose (Jamison) McCoy, of Morristown, and the late Gilbert Charles McCoy. She was a graduate of Morristown High School and Attended Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL. She worked for 24 years at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital. At age 61 she began a...
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Gladys Aiken Golden

December 6, 1930 - July 19, 2016

Gladys Aiken Golden 85, of Morristown, NJ. passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Morristown Medical Center. Born in Morristown on December 6, 1930 to the late Hannah (Butler) and Eugene Aiken Sr. She was married to the late James A. Golden Sr. for 56 years. Gladys retired from Foster & Company, Cedar Knoll, NJ. in 2003. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church of Morristown. She leaves to...
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Alice L. Pinkman

November 13, 1930 - July 5, 2016

Alice L. Pinkman who was born on November 13, 1930 in Morristown NJ where she lived most of her life died July 5, 2016 after a courageous battle with Alzheimers diease. She was the daughter of Anabelle Aiken Williams and Zedekiah Williams. Alice was an Angel from God and loved by everyone who knew her. She was a loving soul and a pleasure to be around. She gave much to her beloved community...
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Bette Ann Simmons

December 19, 1931 - July 4, 2016

On July 4th, Bette Ann Simmons, 84, passed away surrounded by her loving family. Born to William H. Simmons and Gladys Ray Branch, she was raised in Dover by her mother, her Uncle Harry and Aunt Ola. In 1950 she graduated from Dover High. She was a founding member of Carettes Inc. of Morris County and was actively involved with the Girl Scouts and local government. She retired from the...
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Edith Ramona Brown

August 18, 1960 - June 3, 2016

Edith Ramona Brown of Vineland departed this life June 3, 2016 in Vineland, NJ. She was born on Aug 18, 1960 in Morristown, NJ to Catherine A. Terry Burwell and the late Clarence E. Burwell. Edith attended and graduated from Morristown High School in 1979 and after attended and graduated from Dover Business College, Denville, NJ. Left to mourn and cherish her memory are her husband...
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Lillie R. Crew

April 15, 1937 - May 31, 2016

Lillie R. Crew passed away Tuesday evening May 31, 2016 after relocating to Berlin, NJ to live with her daughter Ingrid. Born in Dawkins, South Carolina April 15, 1937 to the late Reverend John and Essie (James) Green. Lillie retired from Lyons VA hospital Basking Ridge, NJ in 2003 where she served as a certified nursing assistant for 40 years. Lillie was a member of Calvary Baptist Church...
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Margaret M. Allen Walker

September 11, 1927 - May 30, 2016

On Monday, May 30, 2016 Margaret M. Allen Walker departed this life peacefully she was 88. Margaret was born September 11, 1927 in Granville County, NC to the late James Eugene Allen and Pearl Allen. She was predeceased by her daughter, Phyllis L. Walker, 6 brothers and 5 sisters. She leaves to cherish her memory  her husband, Walter C. Walker, her daughter Marcia D. Walker-Gibson, and...
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Garland C. Suitt, Sr.

August 10, 1935 - May 12, 2016

Garland C. Suitt, Sr. (Gus), 80, of Morristown, passed away after a short illness on May 12, 2016. He was born August 10, 1935 in Creedmoor, NC to Harvey and Marylee Suitt. He was a retired Quality Control Supervisor for Shindler Elevator Corp. (Westinghouse), where he worked for over 30 years. Garland is best known for his love of doing yard work and projects around his home. Garland is...
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Saintina Yawger

May 1, 2016

Saintina Yawger age 90 "Santa" died peacefully on May 1, at Morristown Medical Center following a short illness. She was born on All Saints Day in Bernardsville to Cosimo and Lucille (Grande) De Bellonia. She moved to Morristown at a young age and lived here most of her life. Santa spent  her career in the Food Service Industry. She was employed by Aramark at Drew University Dining...
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Nathanial Allison, Jr.

April 24, 1926 - April 28, 2016

Nathanial Allison, Jr. (Spider) of Morristown passed away  on April 28, 2016. He was 90. Born in Kanapolis NC. April 24, 1926 to the late Luther and Mary Allison. He served his country honorably in the United States Army from 1945 to 1947. In 1952 he and his wife Sarah Francis (McElwee) moved to Morristown. Nathanial "Spider" as he was known by his many friends and associates was...
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Ruby Winston

March 17, 2016

Ruby Winston, 83, of Morristown, NJ, passed away peacefully at home on March 17 2016 born in Granville County NC.  She was employed with Artisan Controls Corp. as a technician for 53 years shop chair lady for 50 years until her passing. She was an elected Officer of Local 81427 for the past 25 years and she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Morristown, NJ. Ruby was predeceased by...
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Kevin Starnes

March 8, 2016

Kevin Starnes, 57 of Morristown passed away on Tuesday March 8, 2016 peacefully in his sleep.  He was born in Morristown son of Doris (Robinson) Starnes of Morristown and the late Samuel Starnes Jr.  Kevin is survived by his mother, Doris Starnes, two brother's Keith and Kenneth Starnes, one nephew Tyron Starnes two great nephew's Sean and Jordan Starnes his God Parents, Margaret...
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Connie Lucas

February 26, 2016

Connie Lucas, 92, passed away this morning, February 26, 2016, at Heath Village Retirement Community. She and husband Bob Lucas (who died in 2011) were longtime members of St. Peter's. Connie served a term on the Vestry, was Chair of the Inreach Committee, Chair of the Inreach Thursday Luncheon Committee, an elected member of the former Wilks Committee (which oversaw the dispersal of grants to...
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Jeanne Willard Whitlock

February 13, 2016

Jeanne Willard Whitlock Loyal parishioner at Episcopal church in Morristown Jeanne Willard Whitlock of Madison, N.J., died on Feb. 13, 2016. Miss Whitlock was the daughter of the late Herbert V. Whitlock and Edna W. Whitlock. She was a graduate of the Kent Place School and Vassar College, Class of 1946. Miss Whitlock was a longtime member of the Short Hills Club and an active member of St....
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Daisy Marjorie Edwards

January 29, 1929 - February 8, 2016

Daisy Marjorie Edwards, also known as Tita was born in La Digue, St Andrews. Tita resided in Richmond Hill, St. George's Grenada with her late husband, Percy Edwards and children, before migrating to the United States 40 years ago. Died: February 8, 2016 Age 87 Left to mourn – Children (11): Clarence, Susan, Carl, Melroy, June, Brian, Joy, Glen, Judy, Daryl, Doriel Step sons: Lincoln...
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Janie Lee Castles Boyd

October 22, 1918 - January 29, 2016

Janie Lee Castles Boyd (Crowder), 97 passed away peacefully at Sunrise in Madison on Friday, January 29, 2016. She was born on October 22, 1918 to Joseph Raymond and Lucy Rebecca Jones Crowder in Blackstone, Virginia. Janie graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 1939 and in January, 1942, she married John (Jack) Thomas Castles. The wedding, originally planned for June, was brought...
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Leokadia Jensen

January 21, 1925 - January 17, 2016

Leokadia Jensen died at Franciscan Oaks Care Facility, Denville, NJ on January 17, 2016. She was born on January 21, 1925 in Norwich Connecticut to Leokadia Kaminska and John Cheneski, both from Poland. Leo attended and graduated from the New York City Public Schools. She Graduated from William Paterson College where she received her Bachelors and Masters in education. She later received a...
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Lucy Harris

January 16, 2016

Lucy Harris, 99, born and raised in Morristown, NJ, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016. She was the beloved daughter of the late Martin and Minnie Peterson. She was predeceased by brothers: Douglas, Raymond, Lloyd, and Carlton; three sisters: Ella, Pauline, and Mildred. Survivors include her son, Edward Peterson of East Orange, NJ; a daughter, Deborah Walker (husband, Rondell) of New...
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Grace Glass Terwilliger

January 19, 1909 - January 12, 2016

Grace Glass Terwilliger of Denville NJ, wife of the late Hal R. Terwilliger, died peacefully on January 12th after celebrating her 107th birthday on January 3rd. Born in Pittsburg, PA in 1909, Grace grew yo in Buffalo, NY where she graduated from the Buffalo Seminary in 1928 and Wells College, Aurora, NY in 1932. Grace was an active member of St. Peters Episcopal Church in Morristown, NJ, for...
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Sandra A. Allen

December 1, 1946 - January 1, 2016

Sandra A. Allen (Bailey), 69 was called home to rest with the Lord on Saturday, January 1, 2016. Sandra was born on December 1, 1946 in Morristown, NJ to the late Samuel and Alice Estelle (Hendrickson) Bailey. At an early age, Sandra accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Morristown. She was a member of the junior choir and attended Sunday school. Sandra...
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Ruth Terry

December 21, 2015

Ruth Terry, 77, of Dover, NJ. passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 21st, 2015. Ruth was born in Morristown a daughter of the late Fannie Bullock and Thomas Jackson. She was the wife of the late Don Terry. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church Morristown. She was employed as a printer at Exxon Mobil in Florham Park for more than 20 years. Ruth is survived by her devoted...
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Christa Lee

December 20, 2015

Christa Lee, 58, of Cary, NC., died on Sunday, Dec 20, 2015. Born in Morristown NJ, she attended Morristown High School. After graduation she proudly served in the military.  While in the military she studied Psychology at the University of Maryland and her designation became Behavioral Science Specialist.  While stationed in Europe, she met her first husband and moved extensively...
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Josephine Marconi

November 17, 2015

Josephine (Dolly) Marconi, 89, of Morristown, NJ, passed away on November 17, 2015 at Morristown Memoria Hospital after a long illness. Dolly was born & raised in Morristown, worked 44 years at Park-Davis/Warner Lambert before retiring. She was an avid bowler at Belair Lanes in Caldwell, spent many summers at Ocean City, NJ enjoying the beach, being with family & friends, and enjoyed her...
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Edith Mae Towns

October 3, 1927 - November 15, 2015

Edith Mae (McKay) Towns of Morristown passed away November 15, 2015.She was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina on October 3, 1927 to Octavia (McKay) Jamison and Luddy Moore. She was the wife of the late George Towns Sr.. Edith leaves to Cherish her memory her two sons, George Towns, Jr. and Larry Towns, both of Morristown, eight grandchildren, many great grand children, great-great grand...
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Barbara Judalin Campbell

November 8, 1937 - September 30, 2015

Barbara Judalin Campbell of Morristown was born on November 8, 1937 to Alice Stephens in Kingston, Jamaica. She immigrated to the USA in 1980 and resided in Morristown NJ. She died on Wednesday September 30, at Morristown Medical Center. She is survived by one sister Veronica Hinds, brother Oscar McKenzie and several beloved nieces and nephews. She also is survived by her God daughter...
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Valerie Ellen Williams

September 26, 2015

Valerie Ellen Williams passed away on September 26, 1949 at Atlantic Rehabilitiation Institute in Morristown, NJ. She was the daughter of Marion Peterson Williams and Joseph Williams. One daughter, Shannon Nicole Williams, remains to cherish her memory. Valerie attended Morristown public schools and was a 1967 graduate of Morristown High. She was a 27-year employee of Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and...
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Vijayanand V. Patole

June 4, 1937 - September 18, 2015

Vijayanand V. Patole departed on September 18, 2015. This online memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Vijayanand V. Patole. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Anne B. de Jong

December 5, 1920 - September 13, 2015

Anne B. de Jong (Dennison), 94, passed away from natural causes early Sunday morning on September 13 in Basking Ridge NJ. Anne was born on December 5 in Rye, NY, and later attended Chapin School for Girls in New York, NY. She earned her BA in Education from Bennington College, then her teaching certificate from SUNY Brockport. Anne then joined the US Navy and became an Aviation Machinist. Upon...
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Mary Alice Primus

June 22, 1942 - September 11, 2015

Mary Alice Primus, beloved mother of Angela (NC) and Joanna (NJ), unexpectedly passed at Morristown Medical Center (MMC) in Morristown, NJ on September 11, 2015. Mary was born June 22, 1942 to the late William D. and Dorothy I. [Morrison] Primus in Hickory, NC. During her youth, she was a member of the Clinton Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church in Hickory. She moved to Madison, NJ 41 years ago. She...
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Carl Moore, Jr.

July 10, 1935 - August 30, 2015

Carl Moore, Jr., son of Viola C. Berry (Patterson) and Carl Moore Sr. born in Lenoir N.C. on July 10, 1935 and enter eternal life on August 30, 2015. He attended the Caldwell County School system in Lenoir N.C. and graduated in 1957. He joined the United States Army in 1957 and was honorably discharged in 1965. Carl joined and attended Bethel A.M.E. Church. He was a member of the Bethel Usher...
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Calvin Warner Edwards

August 25, 2015

Calvin Warner Edwards of Morristown passed away at the Morristown Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 after a long illness. He was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Calvin was the son of Rosetta Bonner and Stanton Edwards. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Edwards, their two children, as well as three brothers, one sister, nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He was loved by all...
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Barbara Foster-Simpson

July 31, 2015

Barbara Foster-Simpson of Morristown passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at Morristown Medical Center. She was 70. Born in Kingston Jamaica West Indies to the late Icelda and Rupert Davidson. Barbara migrated to the United States in 1979. She worked for the Mennen Co., Visiting Health Services of Morris County before graduating from Empire Technical School  where she received a diploma in word...
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Sebastian Stepehn Bentivegna, Ph.D.

February 17, 1955 - July 25, 2015

Sebastian Stephen Bentivegna, PhD passed away at Somerset Medical Center on July 25, 2015 of natural causes. Steve was born in North Plainfield on February 17, 1955 and lived most of his life in Watchung, NJ and Morristown, NJ. Steve earned his Bachelors of Science degree at Tulane University and his Ph.D. from the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology at Rutgers University. He went on to a...
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Karlene E. Jarrett

July 10, 2015

Karlene E. Jarrett of Morristown passed away surrounded by family at home on July 10th 2015. Beloved mother, sister and aunt Karlene E. Jarrett was born in Manchester Jamaica, and was a lifelong resident of Morristown NJ. Retired from Morris View Nursing Center, where she worked as a nurses aid and was well appreciated by patients and staff alike. She is survived by her Mother Linda Dobbs, sons...
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Ellen Graebner Antal

December 18, 1950 - June 24, 2015

Ellen Graebner Antal, 64, of Basking Ridge, NJ, died peacefully on June 24, 2015. She was born on December 18, 1950 in Sewickley, PA, daughter of Eugene F. and Ethlyn C. Graebner. She was raised in Johnsonburg, PA and graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1968. She earned her B.S. degree in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh and her Pharm.D. from the Duquesne University. She...
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Joan Williams

December 7, 1924 - June 11, 2015

Joan Williams, 90, of Scotch Plains, N.J., passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, June 11, 2015. She was born on December 7, 1924, in New York, N.Y. to her parents, John Herbert Anwyl Williams and Marjorie Philip. She grew up in Westfield, N.J. She was a summer camp counselor at Wyonegonic Camp in Denmark, Me., and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Tufts University in...
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Sara Frances Allison

April 27, 1927 - June 10, 2015

Sarah Frances Allison was born April 27, 1927 to the late Peter McElwee and April Belle McElwee in Blacksburg, South Carolina. She departed this life peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Frances grew up in Blacksburg, along with a brother, Tillman Long, and a sister Lemuel Beatrice Simmons. She attended the Academy School, a community school spanning grades 1 through 12, and after...
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Marjorie Ann Gately Cignarella Wild

June 24, 1938 - June 5, 2015

Marjorie Ann Gately Cignarella Wild, 76, of Morristown N.J. passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 5th, 2015. Born on June 24th, 1938 in Bayside, Queens, N.Y., Margie was the youngest of the three daughters of Thomas F. and Margaret Gately. She graduated from St. Vincent Academy in Newark, N.J. in 1956, where she enjoyed singing in the school's Glee Club. Marjorie then went on to Caldwell...
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Dominic Kwadwo Andoh Fosu

May 22, 2015

Dominic Kwadwo Andoh Fosu (Age 42) of New Jersey, USA, passed on May 22, 2015 in New Jersey. Widow: Racheal Ankrah Fosu Children: Devin Richard Kweku Owusu Bempah Fosu and Reece Emmanuel Nana Yaw Fosu Brothers/Sisters: Richard Kwame Dwemoh Fosu, George Akwasi Fosu, Louis Kwame Dapaah Fosu, Dr. Mary Guadalupe Abena Fosu (aka Maa), Edward Kwabena Fosu, Bridgette Adwoa Ampobeng Arthur-Mensah ...
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Christopher Mark Dadd

May 22, 2015

Christopher Mark Dadd Economist whose career highlights included economic adviser to the British Prime Minister, British diplomat and chief economist of AT&T Christopher Mark Dadd, 71, of Tewksbury, N.J., passed away peacefully at home on May 22, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with leukemia. Mark was born and raised in Cambridge, England. He received his bachelor's degree in economics...
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Elijah Blair, Jr.

June 3, 1935 - May 2, 2015

Elijah Blair, Jr. (known as Buddy), 79 of Hackettstown, New Jersey, passed away on May 2, 2015. Elijah was born in Thomasville, Ga on June 3, 1935. He graduated from Thomasville Public school system. Elijah was married to Gracie Mae Moore on November 16, 1957. They were married for 39 years. Elijah worked as a Buildings and Grounds Supervisor for Morris County Courthouse for 28 years....
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Emmett Foster

November 23, 1960 - April 27, 2015

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Bernadette Carol Lester

September 16, 1954 - April 9, 2015

Bernadette Carol (Starnes) Lester, age 60, died at AtlantiCare Health Center in Pomona, New Jersey, on Thursday, April, 9th 2015. The cause was chronic pulmonary disease. Born September 16, 1954, in Morristown, New Jersey, Bernadette was a 1972 graduate of Morristown H.S. She went on to attend Johnson C. Smith University as well as Rutgers, before returning to the area to begin a career in...
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Linda Howell

November 15, 1952 - April 1, 2015

Linda Howell died on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Saint Claire's Hospital Dover Campus. Linda was 62 years old. Born in Morristown, NJ on November 15, 1952 she was the daughter of the late Willie Clarence and Mary Ellen Howell. At her death, Linda resided in Dover (Victory Gardens). Linda started her career at Greystone Psychiatric Hospital in Morris Plains in the early 1970's. She began...
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Mary E. Patrick

January 8, 1940 - March 7, 2015

Mary E. Patrick departed this life on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Morristown Medical Center with her family at her side. Born on January 8, 1940 in Tuskegee, Alabama, she was the second of five children born to the late Arthur B. McDonald and Addie Grimmett McDonald Cox. She was raised in Tuskegee, Alabama and Gary, Indiana. She attended Tuskegee High School and graduated from Tuskegee Institute...
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John H. Foster

November 5, 1927 - February 19, 2015

John H. Foster This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of John H. Foster. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Lee U. Hendrix

July 8, 1939 - February 4, 2015

Lee U. Hendrix departed this life on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Care One Assisted Living Facility in Morristown, NJ. She was born on July 8, 1939 to Claudia and Willie Tolliver in Sylvania, GA. Lee was raised by her grand-mother, Hattie Hendrix in Savannah, GA. She grew up in Savannah, GA and attended the public school system and graduated from Alfred E. Beach High School. Lee, furthered her...
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Sharon L. Carrillo Dunlap

March 15, 1948 - January 24, 2015

Sharon L. Carrillo Dunlap was born on March 15, 1948 to Theodore Carrillo and Louise McGee Carrillo (both deceased) in Orange, New Jersey. Sharon departed this life on January 24, 2015 at home. She was predeceased by her sister Pamela Carrillo Goins and her brother Theodore Alfonso Carrillo. Sharon spend most of her adult life in Morristown, NJ. She graduated from Matawan High School in 1966,...
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Havard Myers

January 16, 2015

Mr. Havard Myers "Hav", 75, passed away December 16, 2015. He was predeceased by his parents, Leroy and Theresa Myers and brother, Lionel. Survivors include his aunt, Mrs. Cora L. Stallings of Morristown. This online memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Christa Lee. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories,...
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Sandra M. Ellis

January 19, 1964 - January 10, 2015

Sandra M. Ellis departed on January 10, 2015. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Sandra M. Ellis. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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William Donald Primus

March 24, 1941 - January 10, 2015

William Donald Primus, one of Morris County's most influential civil rights and political trailblazers, died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at St. Clare's Hospital in Denville at 73 years old. The former Chairman and CEO of the Urban League of Morris County, was a staunch advocate for fair and affordable housing, equal employment, civil rights, and access to higher education. A twenty-three year...
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Mildred C. Bailey

November 18, 1930 - January 1, 2015

Mildred C. Bailey, 84, of Morristown, NJ passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Mildred was born on November 18, 1930 in Morristown, NJ. She was a medical records clerk at Morristown Memorial Hospital as well as secretary at Picatinny Arsenal before retiring in 1990. Mildred married Ora Bailey and resided in Morristown where they...
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Barbara Jean Martin

December 28, 2014

Barbara Jean Martin, 76, of Morristown, NJ, passed away on December 28th, 2014. She was survived by five children and sixteen grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Barbara Jean Martin. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Emerson G. Bushell

March 14, 1934 - December 26, 2014

Emerson G. Bushell also known as Bushell, of Morristown passed away on December 26, 2014. He was born March 14, 1934 to Gordan and Ernestine Bushell in Barbados, West Indies. Emerson meet the love of his life Margareta Belle and they got married on March 26 1966 in London, England. In love they created a beautiful daughter Deborah Bushell Thomas. He worked as Bus Conductor for 25 years in...
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William M. Davis, Jr.

July 15, 1926 - December 15, 2014

William M. Davis, Jr. ("Bill") formerly of Morristown, N.J. died on Monday, December 15, 2014, after a short illness. He was born on July 15, 1926, and graduated Morristown High School in 1943. Thereafter, he received an honorable discharge from the U. S. Navy. Bill made a career in the U.S. Postal Service and became the first African American Postmaster of Morris County when named Postmaster...
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