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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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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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Anthony John Alston

March 7, 1963 - December 4, 2014

Anthony John Alston (Tony) was born to the union of the late Edward M. Alston Jr. and Barbara Alston on March 7, 1963 in Morristown, NJ. He departed this life to glory on Thursday, December 4, 2014 after a brief illness. Anthony graduated from Morristown High School in 1981 and was employed by the United States Postal Service, as a Carrier in the Morristown area at the of his passing. Anthony...
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Gladys Moorman Buie

November 24, 2014

Gladys Moorman Buie of Dunwoody GA. passed away Monday November 24, 2014. She was 97. Born in Morristown she was the daughter of the late John J. and Irene (Timmons) Moorman. Gladys is survived by her daughter Linda and two sons Richard H. Jr. and James B. five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Gladys Moorman Buie....
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Ruth Kathleen Hall

September 28, 1954 - November 16, 2014

Ruth Kathleen Hall, 60 of Victory Gardens passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Compassionate Care Hospice Dover. Ruth was born on September 28, 1954 in Morristown. She lived in Morristown then moved to Victory Gardens. Ruth was the daughter of the late William and Dollena Hall. She is survived by her son Raynell L. Hall. She was the loving grandmother to Raynell I. Hall and John W....
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Minnie Moseley Evans

December 24, 1920 - October 14, 2014

Minnie Moseley Evans (Floyd), 93, passed away on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 after a short illness. She was born in Boydton, VA, on December 24, 1920 to Robert and Bessie Floyd. She lived in Morris Township and East Orange, NJ before moving back to Boydton after retiring from the Newark Public School District as a Kindergarten teacher for almost 40 years. She was a 1941 graduate of Newark State...
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Ronald LaGree Dumas

July 8, 1943 - October 10, 2014

Ronald LaGree Dumas, born on July 8, 1943 and died on October 10, 2014 after a long illness. He was an Army Veteran and a lifetime resident of Morristown. Ronnie was affectionately called by many nicknames, two of which were "Big" and "Headquarters". Ronnie was educated in the Morris School District. After high school, he served in the Armed Services for two years. Ronnie held many local...
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Sherman R. Allen

October 4, 2014

Sherman R. Allen (Chunky) of Madison formerly of Morristown passed away peacefully at home Saturday October 4, 2014. He was 73. Born in Morristown he later moved to Madison. He was the son of the late Otis Nathaniel and Veda Jaunita (Rogers) Allen. Sherman served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War after graduating from Morristown high School in 1962. He was employed as...
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Robert Ray Plum

August 20, 1914 - August 13, 2014

Robert Ray Plum, 62 of Morristown, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Morristown Memorial Hospital as a result of a heart attack. He was born in Morristown on August 20, 1951 and lived in the community since his graduation from Moravian College in 1974. Robert also was a 1970 graduate of Storm King School in Cornwall-on-Hudson in New York. Robert's family has lived in Morristown for several...
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James H. Grier

August 10, 2014

On the 10th day of August, 2014 James H. Grier, 82, of Morristown passed away. Husband of Mattie Mae (nee Blake). This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of James H. Grier. 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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Alice Dochtermann

April 17, 1917 - July 31, 2014

Alice Dochtermann, 97, a former resident of Chatham, Harding Township and most recently of Hackettstown, died Thursday, July 31st at Heath Village. Born April 17, 1917 at her family farm in Budd Lake she was the daughter of Elmer and Susan Lozier and sister of John and Vernard. Alice was working as a nurse at Jersey City Medical Center where she met her future husband, Dr. Warren Dochtermann....
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Patricia Smart Giuliano

August 18, 1926 - July 24, 2014

Patricia Smart Giuliano of Boonton, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Friday, July 24, at age 86. She was born in Easton PA, and also spent many years in Chicago. Patricia will be remembered for her artistic sensibilities and cheerful disposition. As an artist, she enjoyed traveling down unconventional paths, thus creating work from a unique perspective. She had a great sense of fun,...
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Hettie Hollands Zwingle

July 29, 1919 - July 22, 2014

Hettie Hollands Zwingle, "Louise" a longtime resident of Morristown, NJ, and formerly of Hornell, NY, died on Tuesday July 22, 2014 at her current residence – Fellowship Village, Basking Ridge, NJ. Born on July 29, 1919, in Paonia, Colorado, she was the daughter of Hettie and Walter Hollands. She moved with her family to Hornell, NY when she was 10 years old. She graduated with honors...
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Ronnie Bethune

January 16, 1962 - July 14, 2014

Ronnie Bethune was born on January 16, 1962 in Paterson, New Jersey to Mitchell and Lottie Bethune. He departed this life on Monday, July 14, 2014. He accepted Christ and was a former member of Christ Temple Baptist Church in Paterson. Ronnie received...
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Evelyn S. Miles

July 5, 2014

Evelyn S. Miles, 34 of Morristown passed away Saturday, July 5, suddenly at home. Born in Morristown, NJ. the daughter Claretha Denny, of Greensboro, NC. and Stephen Miles of Scotch Plains, NJ. Evelyn was a receptionist at Cardiology Associates of Morristown. She was member of Calvary Baptist Church Morristown. Evelyn leaves to cherish her memory her beloved daughter LaKayla Lodge; two sisters ...
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James Clark

March 15, 1934 - June 27, 2014

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Charles Robinson

June 15, 2014

Charles Robinson, 82, of Mendham, a well known artist and book illustrator, died on June 15 in Morristown after a long illness, 10 days before his 83rd birthday. A resident of Mendham Twp. for 28 years, he had previously lived in Morristown and New Vernon. He died in the same hospital in which he was born on June 25, 1931, Morristown Medical Center. He was a son of longtime Morristown residents...
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Arcadio DelValle Tirado

January 12, 1939 - June 15, 2014

Arcadio DelValle Tirado age 75, of San Lorenzo, PR peacefully passed away surrounded by his beloved wife and family on June 15th, 2014. Born in San Lorenzo to Sergio Del Valle and Felipa Tirado on January 12, 1939. He migrated to New Jersey in 1956. He went on to married his childhood sweetheart Josefina Ruiz-Cruz in 1958 in Wharton, New Jersey. They were married for 55 years. He worked at ...
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Johnnie Futrell, Jr.

June 3, 1935 - June 7, 2014

Johnnie Futrell, Jr. of Morristown, died Saturday June 7, 2014, suddenly at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 79. Born to the late Johnnie and Beatrice E. (Vaughan) Futrell on June 3rd, 1935 in Hertford County, North Carolina. Johnnie served his country honorably in the US Army from 1953-1955, and received the National Defense Service Medal for his service during the Korean War. He married...
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Louise Hutchinson

May 27, 2014

Louise Hutchinson died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Morristown Memorial Hospital. She was 81. She was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies. Mrs. Hutchinson was employed in the Housekeeping Department at Morristown Memorial Hospital for forty years. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown. Survivors include her husband Peter D. Hutchinson; three daughters, Patsy Weir...
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Haywood Lee Davis

May 5, 2014

Haywood Lee "Woody" Davis, formerly of Dover, NJ went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 5, 2014 after a valiant struggle with brain cancer. The ultimate family man, he loved traveling, spending time with his family and giving advice. He was a friend to many and liked by all. Woody drove a tractor trailer for over 45 years for companies including his own H&M Trucking, Perk Chemical, Prudent...
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Carol Elizabeth Macgowan

May 11, 1942 - April 6, 2014

Carol Elizabeth Macgowan of Morris Twp. died Sunday morning April 6, 2014 at home. She was 71. She was born in Leominster, Ma on Monday May 11, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Ambert Fay and Katherine (Sheehan) Smith. Carol was retired from W. R. Grace as a legal administrator. She graduated from Elmira College in 1964. Carol was also a longtime member of the Women's Association of...
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Emily Jane Kinkley

March 27, 2014

Emily Jane Kinkley of Basking Ridge, NJ passed away on March 27, 2014 at the age of 95. She was born in Middletown, OH to Arthur L. and Marjorie E. (Starkey) Robinson. After receiving a bachelor's degree in education at Miami University, Oxford, OH, she taught in the early 1940s at Roosevelt Junior High School, Middletown, OH. In 1944, she married Harold Vernon Kinkley (1917-2002), a teacher at...
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Johnie Mae Stafford

March 23, 2014

Johnie Mae Stafford of Boonton Twp. passed away Sunday March 23rd, 2014 at Merry Heart of Boonton Twp. She was 89. Born in Tyler, AL she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Minter) Wells. She was the widow of Robert Stafford Sr. Johnie Mae attended Tuskegee University in Tuskegee AL. She was along time member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Boonton. She is survived by her son...
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Ruby Gertrude White

August 30, 1931 - March 15, 2014

Ruby Gertrude White died Saturday March 15, 2014 at Pine Acres Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Madison. She was 82. Born in Oxford, NC. on Sunday, August 30, 1931 she was the daughter of the late James and Bessie (Williams) Green. Ruby devoted 25 years of service in housekeeping at Morristown Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1996. She was a member of Union Baptist Church and the...
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Gina Alexandra Espana

March 8, 2014

Gina Alexandra Espana, 21 of Morristown died tragically in a car accident Saturday March 8, 2014. Born in Morristown May 8, 1992 she attended Morristown High School. She is survived by her parents Digna and Jorge Espana of Morristow and a host of family and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Gina Alexandra Espana. You are invited to add a Tribute in...
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Ralph Banks, Jr.

February 25, 2014

Ralph Banks, Jr. of East Orange went home to glory on Tuesday February 25, 2014, at Clara Maass Medical Center Bellville. He was 75. He was the only son of the late Ralph Banks Sr. and Ozelle Epps. He was the husband of Ada Hunter Banks. He attended Morristown High school and graduated in 1956. He later attended Farleigh Dickerson University in Madison. Ralph was employed for over 30 years...
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Javan Wesley Robinson

August 15, 1990 - February 23, 2014

Javan Wesley Robinson of Dover, lovingly known as "Bon Bon" and "Jay" died on Sunday February 23 2014. He was 23. Born in Morristown on Wednesday August 15, 1990. He was the son of Juliet Lane of Dover and Johnnie Robinson of Lumber City, GA. Along with his parents Javan's memory will also be cherished by his son, Jamere; three brothers, James Lane, Dover, Markee Smith, Greg Herring both of...
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Theresa A. Winbush

October 25, 1936 - February 21, 2014

Theresa A. (Gregory) Winbush, 77, of Hopatcong, NJ died peacefully Friday February 21, 2014 surrounded by her family after a short illness. Theresa was born in Morristown, NJ on October 25, 1936 to the late Douglas and Cleopatra (Wortham) Gregory of Morristown. She graduated from Morristown High School in 1954. Shortly after, she became the wife of the late Phil Winbush of Morristown for 50...
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Venus Dorothy Davis

February 1, 1931 - February 3, 2014

Venus Dorothy Davis entered into eternal peace on Monday, February 3, 2014 at the age of 83. She was born in St. Thomas, Jamaica West Indies on February 1, 1931. Venus came to the United States in 1967 and has resided in Morristown for the past 38 years; she was pre-deceased by her loving husband of 32 years George Davis. Venus retired from Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in 2000, where...
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Wilbert Samuel Crump

November 12, 1939 - January 21, 2014

Husband, Father, Officer, Executive, Educator Wilbert Samuel Crump, a native of Portsmouth, VA, entered into eternal rest on January 21, 2014 at King James Care Center, Chatham, NJ. Born November 12, 1939 to James W. and Julia N. Crump, Wilbert was the sixth son in a family of seven boys. A 1958 graduate of I. C. Norcom High School, Portsmoth, VA., he was inducted into the I. C. Norcom...
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Desmond Craigie

May 24, 1942 - January 4, 2014

Desmond Craigie of Morristown passed away after a long illness, Saturday January 4th at home with his family by his side. He was 71. He was born in Ulster Spring, Jamaica West Indies on Saturday, May 24, 1942, and lived in Morristown for over 30 years. He was the son of the late Headley and Ivy Craigie. Desmond was employed as a chemical operator with Collide Chemical for 20 years before...
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Joyce Elizabeth Sendell

August 23, 1917 - December 24, 2013

Joyce Elizabeth Sendell Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother Joyce E. Sendell (96) of Sunrise of Madison, Madison, New Jersey formerly of Sea Girt and Westfield, New Jersey died December 24, 2013. Joyce was born August 23, 1917 in Newark, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Esther and Daniel Keane. She married the late William C. Sendell II in 1937 in Erie, PA. She was...
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

July 16, 1918 - December 9, 2013

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism,...
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Doreen Marcia Cobbs

June 20, 1954 - December 5, 2013

Doreen Marcia Cobbsof Morris Township departed this life on December 5, 2013. She was born on June 20, 1954 and came to the United States from Jamaica in 1962. She graduated from Kean College with a Bachelors of Social Work and held a Masters of Social Work degree from New York University. Doreen worked for the Exxon Corporation for nearly 17 years. After Exxon, Doreen worked for the Family...
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Mildred O. Ballard

November 18, 2013

Mildred O. Ballard of Morristown passed away Monday November 18th at Morristown Memorial Hospital. She was 75. She was born in Orange County, VA., to the late Reverend Othniel A. and Gladys Elizabeth (Porter) Williams. She moved to Morristown in 1947and graduated from Morristown High School in 1954. Mildred worked for the family of Robert Rooke for 32 years and the family of Ann Estabrook for...
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James Golden

February 4, 1935 - November 16, 2013

James Golden, 78 of Morristown, passed away on Saturday, November 16th at Care One in Morristown. A resident of Morristown for 59 years born on Monday February 4, 1935 he was the son of the late James and Nossie (Hairston) Golden. James moved to Morristown in 1944 worked for the Town of Morristown for 50 years retiring in 2007. James is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Gladys, his...
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Delores H. Lee

November 7, 2013

Delores H. Lee, 65, Morris Township NJ, passed away November 7, 2013. Delores was a Deaconess at the Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown, NJ. She retired from Lucent Technologies in 2002 as a Technical Manager. After retiring, she worked as a contract project manager for several corporations: AT&T, Met Life, and IBM. She was also a substitute teacher for the Morris School District. Delores...
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Marcia Teabout Williams

June 27, 1919 - October 18, 2013

Marcia Teabout Williams, daughter of the late Barzella and Bessie Huff Teabout, was born June 27, 1919. She departed this life on October 18, 2013, after an extended illness. Marcia spent the last years of her life as a resident at the Morris View Healthcenter in Morristown, New Jersey. Marcia was born in Morristown and lived in the Morristown area throughout her adult life. She began...
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MaryAnne Wright

April 17, 1960 - October 15, 2013

MaryAnne Wright, 53 of Morristown passed away on October 15, 2013 at the Morristown Memorial Hospital. Ms. Wright was a native Morristownian, born Easter Sunday , April 17, 1960 to Shirley I. Depew and Donald J. Wright I. MaryAnne attended New York Institute of Technology and was a graduate of the County College of Morris. She was a Certified Administrative Professional and a notary. MaryAnne...
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Marion Williams

May 30, 1925 - October 6, 2013

Marion "Honey" Williams, 88 died Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at Merry Heart Nursing Home in Boonton Twp. Born in Morristown on May 30, 1925, She was the daughter of the late Douglas and Edna (Teabout) Peterson. Marion Williams retired as an Employee Benefits Specialist from Warner Lambert In Morris Plains, New Jersey. She is survived by her daughter, Valerie Williams, her granddaughter Shannon...
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Robert Alan White

January 20, 1941 - August 17, 2013

Robert Alan White, 72 of Canadensis PA passed away on Saturday, August 17th 2013. Robert was born in Newark, NJ to Harold and Esther White. He retired in 1997 after 30 years with the US Treasury. He is predeceased by his brother Richard White and sister Jean White. He is survived by his children Brian White (Amy) and Laura Drachenberg (Tom), 5 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. ...
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Teresa A. Cannella

September 18, 1915 - July 12, 2013

Teresa A. Cannella of Morris Plains passed away Friday July 12th at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown. She was 97. Born in Jersey City on Saturday, September 18, 1915 She was the daughter of the late John and Carmela (Orrico) Genova. She retired as a seamstress from Kizis Dressmaker, Bayonne after 30 yeas of service. She was a member of St. Virgils Church. She was the widow of Martin...
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Lenora Garrard Hairston

November 8, 1937 - June 27, 2013

Lenora Garrard Hairston of Morristown, formerly of Winchester, Kentucky went to be home with the Lord on Thursday, June 27, 2013. She was 75. She was born Monday November 8, 1937 in London, Kentucky. She retired from Siemens Corporation in 2009 after 30 years of service. Lenora was a member of Union Baptist Church in Morristown. She is survived by her loving son John Hairston of Morristown and...
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Lorna S. McLaughlin

April 2, 2013

Lorna S. McLaughlin, 76, formerly of Morristown, NJ entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Born and raised in Westbrook, Maine, Lorna attended Westbrook High School graduating in 1955. Lorna worked for the S.D. Warren Paper Mill in her early adult years. In 1962, Lorna married the late Frederick A. McLaughlin of Morristown, NJ and began their married life...
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Erika V. Moore

September 4, 1971 - March 18, 2013

Erika V. Moore, departed on March 18th, 2013. She was born in Morristown, New Jersey on September 4th, 1971 and resided in West Orange, New Jersey. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Erika V. Moore. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please sign "Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Larry L. Peterson

April 13, 1949 - March 10, 2013

Larry L. Peterson of Morristown died Sunday March 10, 2013 at Morristown Memorial Hospital He was 63. He was born in Lisbon, North Carolina on Wednesday, April 13, 1949 he was the son of the late William and Deloise Peterson. He was a retired taxi driver for E- Plus Taxi Service of Morristown, NJ. He served his country honorably in the United Stares Army fro 1973-1977. He is survived by...
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Silia Sillias

April 1, 1918 - March 3, 2013

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Mamie Blackmon

June 27, 1934 - February 23, 2013

Mamie (Epps) Blackmon the youngest of 11 children was born June 27th 1934 to the late Lester Epps and Arie Taylor Epps of North Carolina. She departed this life on February 23rd, 2013 after a long illness. Mamie was educated in the North Carolina School District. She met the late John W. (Jay) Blackmon and soon after move to Brooklyn, New York married and relocated to Morristown, New Jersey. She...
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Richard D. Martin

February 11, 2013

Richard D. Martin died peacefully Monday February 11, 2013. A lifelong resident of Morristown, Richard was the Executive Director of the Morris County Urban League, past President of the Morristown Rotary Club and owner of the Post War Club Tavern. Richard is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emma; one daughter Tammi L. Martin of Lanham Maryland; Sisters, Amy Anderson of Morristown and...
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Frank Nathaniel Osborne

April 6, 1927 - January 28, 2013

Frank Nathaniel Osborne of Morristown passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 peacefully at home. He was 85. Born in Surey County, Virginia on Wednesday April 6, 1927 he was the son of the late Timothy N. and Julia (Holt) Osborne. He retired from the Morristown Housing Authority after 20 years of service. He served his country in the United States Marine Corp from 1945 to 1947. He was community...
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Viola D. Moses

January 27, 2013

Viola D. Moses 103, transitioned Sunday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2013. Viola was born in Jenkinsville, South Carolina. She moved to Morristown in 1930 where she met and married Nathaniel Moses. Viola was predeceased by her husband Nathaniel, her daughter, Gwendolyn 'Toby', 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Dietra 'Deedee' (Horace), son, Joseph, sister, Alberta, brothers,...
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Lostell Caldwell

March 14, 1919 - January 23, 2013

Lostell Caldwell, 93 of Morristown passed away Wednesday January 23rd, at Pine Acres Rehabilitation and Nursing Health Care Center, Madison, NJ. Born in Jenkinsville, S.C. on Friday March 14, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Bessie (Martin) Friday. She worked as a laborer at Picatinny Arsenal Rockaway, NJ. Lostell was a graduate of Morristown High School. A member of Bethel A...
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Felix Castro

January 10, 2013

Felix Castro of Morristown died Thursday, January 10, 2013 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was 78. Born in Honduras, Central America Felix was the son of the late Jose Zoilo and Francisca (Hernandez) Castro. He worked for many years as a technician for Rowe International in Whippany and Becton Dickinson in Morristown. Felix was predeceased by his wife Josefina in 2011. He is...
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Fenwick Benjamin Grant, Sr.

January 2, 1923 - December 21, 2012

Fenwick Benjamin Grant, Sr. fondly known as Fenny was born January 2, 1923 in Morristown, NJ. He was the youngest son to the late Joseph M. Grant and Matilda Huff Grant. Fenny was educated in Morristown Public Schools where he excelled on the football field until enlisting in the United States Army where he served in World War II. He continued to be active with the local American Legion Post...
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Shirley Lyris Forde-Stewart

April 1, 1936 - December 15, 2012

Shirley Lyris Forde-Stewart passed away Saturday December 15, 2012 at South Fulton Medical Center in East Point, GA. Born April 1, 1936 Scarborough, Tobago she was 76. She was the daughter of Carlton Caruth and Victorine Hislop of Tobago. Shirley migrated to the USA on April of 1967, as a Nurse/Care Giver. She worked at Morris View Nursing Home and then transitioned to work in the operating...
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Alfred Creekmur Melton

December 4, 2012

Alfred Creekmur Melton, 78 of Morristown, NJ quietly departed this life for eternal rest Tuesday December 4, 2012. Youngest son of Daniel and Alma Melton, Alfred accepted Christ at Calvary Baptist Church at an early age. A graduate of Morristown High School in 1953, he served 4 year in the US Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. After marrying and moving his family to Fanwood NJ,...
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Tom Schlabach, Jr.

July 4, 1924 - October 4, 2012

Tom Schlabach, Jr., 88, passed away on October 4, 2012 at Kindred Hospital, Dover, NJ. Born July 4, 1924 of the late Thomas and Sarah (Gannon) Schlabach. Dr. Schlabach joined Bell Telephone Laboratories in 1952. As head of the metallurgical engineering department, he was responsible for the development and application of metals. He retired in 1989. Tom served in the Boys Scouts of America and...
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Samuel Kress

April 10, 1935 - September 13, 2012

Samuel "Bud" Kress, 76, of Morristown, died September 13, 2012, at his Morristown home. Mr. Kress was born on April 10, 1935, in Brooklyn NY, to Samuel and Ruth Kress. He attended St. Bernard's Prep school. He served his country in the Navy from 1955-1959. Then he continued his education at Syracuse University in NY, graduating in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is survived by his...
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George A. Trowers

September 2, 2012

George A. Trowers of Morristown died Sunday September 2, 2012 at Care One Hanover Twp. He was 87. Born in Jamaica West Indies he was the son of the late Simon and Mable (Johnson) Trowers. George retired from the Township of Morris as a driver after 27 years of service. He was also a member of the Morris Township Civil Defense. He was predeceased by his Wife Geneva and their son Leroy. He is...
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Karen Renee Moore

March 4, 1964 - August 29, 2012

Karen Renee Moore was born March 4, 1964 to Willie and Sandra (James) Campbell in Lincoln, NE. Karen grew up in the Episcopal Church. She later converted to Catholicism and is now a member of Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church in Sparta, NJ. The Campbell Family returned to Seattle in 1967 where Karen attended Epiphany Grade School and later Lakeside Middle and High school graduating with...
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Antonia Marquez

June 12, 1931 - August 13, 2012

Antonina Marquez of Morristown passed away Monday Morristown Memorial Hospital Mt. Kemble - LTC / HB in Morristown. She was 81. Born in La Ceiba, Honduras on Friday June 12, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Guillermo and Emerita Carias. She retired from housekeeping at Morristown Memorial Hospita lafter 30 years of employment. She was the widow of the late Jose Marquez who died in 1999....
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Shirley Elfman Bovey

January 25, 1919 - August 6, 2012

Shirley Elfman Bovey of Morris Township died peacefully at her home on Monday, August 6, 2012. She was 93. She was born in Boston MA. Saturday January 25, 1919. She was predeceased by her former husband Frank Alden Bovey in 2003 and by her loving sister, Rona Elfman Kowal of Newton, Ma. in 2011. Her survivors include two daughters Margaret Bovey Glassman of Leverett, Ma. and Victoria Bovey of...
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Nejla Yarkut Solu

February 5, 1928 - July 16, 2012

Nejla Yarkut Solu passed away on July 16th at Garden Terrace Nursing Home, Chatham, NJ after a brief illness. Mrs. Solu was born in Ankara, Turkey on February 5, 1928 to the late, Sefika and Dr. Yahya Yarkut, Surgeon General for the Ottoman Empire, Baghdad, Iraq. After returning home with her family, she attended her beloved alma mater, Robert College Istanbul. There she developed an affinity...
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Ronald W. Post

July 11, 2012

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Constance Worth Melton

June 18, 2012

Mrs. Constance Worth Melton, Morristown, departed this lfe on Monday morning, June 18th, 2012 at the Morris View Heathcare Center. She was a native of Richmond County, North Carolina, daughter of the late Benjamin and Fannie Gales Worth, She was the wife of the late George T. Melton. She dedicated her life to her family, church and community. She was a faithful disciple of the Calvary Baptist...
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Lester Warren Davis, Jr.

October 8, 1936 - June 16, 2012

Lester Warren Davis, Jr., 75, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away suddenly at home on June 16, 2012. Lester was born on October 8, 1936 and grew up in Morristown, New Jersey. He was active in sports while attending Morristown High School and received extensive recognition as quarterback of the MHS football team. He graduated in 1955 and served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959, leaving with...
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Elsa Hernandez Godoy

November 5, 1935 - May 28, 2012

Elsa Hernandez Godoy, 76, died May 28, 2012 at home with her family by her side in Morristown NJ. She was born November 5, 1935 in El Provenir, Santa Ana, El Salvador. She was a House Keeper and an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Morristown NJ. Elsa touched so many people's lives in many special ways. Elsa is preceded in death by her parents, Claudia...
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Robert Lawrence Wright

May 12, 2012

Robert Lawrence Wright, age 55, of Hackensack, NJ, departed this life on Saturday, May 12, 2012. After graduating from Hackensack High School in 1975, Rob joined the United States Air Force where he served for more than 10 years. He was then employed at Dessault Falcon Jet for close to 20 years. Bob was an active member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 15, Little Ferry, NJ. He...
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Charles Edward Jones, Jr.

May 10, 2012

Charles Edward Jones Jr., of Morristown passed away peacefully on May 10, 2012 at Morristown Medical Center. He was 70. Born and raised in Basking Ridge He was the son of the late Charles E. and Bertha (Howell) Jones Sr. Charles graduated from Bernards High School in 1960 and retired from Suburban Propane in the early 90's. Charles was a loving person that always put a smile on a persons face...
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Phyllis L. Baker

February 27, 1922 - May 9, 2012

Phyllis L. Baker of Morris Twp. formerly of Victory Gardens passed away Wednesday May 9, 2012 at Morris View - LTC , Morris Township. She was 90. Born in Port Au Spain, Trinidad West Indies on Monday, February 27, 1922, She was the daughter of the late Harry and Josephine ( Hazzard ) Ettiene. She was the widow of the late Valentine Baker who predeceased her in 2001. Phyllis was a member of...
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Andrea Hill

May 28, 1966 - May 5, 2012

Andrea Hill of Morristown passed away Saturday May 5, 2012. She was 45. Born in Morristown on Saturday, May 28, 1966 she was the daughter of Robert and Marie (Outerbridge) Hill of Morristown. Andrea attended Morris School District and graduated from Morristown High School in 1984. She attended Vermont University on a partial basketball scholarship and earned a degree in sports therapy. She...
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Ernestine Ellis

August 8, 1931 - April 13, 2012

Ernestine Ellis passed away April 13, 2012 at home in East Orange. Born in Chester, SC on August 8, 1931. She is predeceased by her husband Gordon Ellis, parents James Reid and Fannie Mae (Griffin) Reid, brothers, Ulysses 'Sonny' Reid and Joe Louis Reid. Survivors include daughter Lisa Renee'; granddaughter Alisha Nicole both of East Orange, NJ , brother-in-law Lawrence Ellis and wife Lucille...
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Karriem Carlmon Aston

January 11, 1974 - March 17, 2012

Karriem Carlmon Aston of Morris Plains, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 17 after a long illness. He retired from the Morris Township Police Department in 2010 as a dispatcher after 10 years of service. He served with the Morris Minute Men for over a decade. He is survived by his wife Hyun Lee-Aston (Morristown), his mother Carletta Aston (Totowa, NJ), sister Heather Aston...
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Barbara Ann Delvalle

August 21, 1966 - March 13, 2012

Barbara Ann Delvalle, of Branchville, passed away Tuesday March 13th at Morristown Memorial Hospital. She was 45. Born in Dover New Jersey on Sunday August 21, 1966, she was the daughter of William Cody and the late Lourdes (Davila) Cody, she was employed twenty five years as an Administrative Assistant at U.S Army Picatinny Arsenal, Picatinny, NJ . She is survived by her two sons Antonio...
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Marion Francis Corbin

May 26, 1931 - March 9, 2012

Marion Francis Corbin of Morristown passed away Friday March 9th 2012 at Morristown Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Born in Salisbury, MD on Tuesday May 26, 1931 he was the son of the late William and Annie (Sturgis) Corbin. Marion served his country Honorably during the Korean Conflict from 1952-1954 and eight years in the Army Reserves. He worked for T.L. Ruark in Salisbury, MD. for...
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Lionel O. Robinson

September 18, 1936 - March 9, 2012

Lionel O. Robinson of Morristown formerly of St. George Barbados, died Friday, March 9, 2012 after a long illness. He was 75. Born in St. George, Barbados September 18, he was the son of the late DarnlySmith and Eileen Robinson. Lionel was retired from Dayco Corporation, Wharton, where he worked as a Production Scheduler. He was the beloved husband of Yvonne Robinson. In addition to his...
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Genevieve Mae Smith

November 10, 1956 - February 23, 2012

Genevieve Mae Smith of Dover passed away Thursday February 23rd at St, Michaels Medical Center, Newark. She was 55. Born in Morristown, on Saturday, November 10, 1956 she was the daughter of the late Robert Holmes and Natalie (Steele) Holmes who survives her of Morristown. Genevieve was a Graduate of Morristown High School, Class of 1975 and Dover Business School she had been employed as a...
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Cornelius H. Baber

February 3, 1917 - February 22, 2012

Cornelius H. (Fritz) Baber of Morris Township, passed away Wednesday February 22nd at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 95. Born in Zenith, OH. on Saturday, February 3rd 1917, he was the son of the late Thomas and Beatrice (Milton) Baber. "Fritz" as he was known by his friends, retired as a waiter and maitre de last working at the Fifty Yardline restuarant in Chatham. He served his country...
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Q'Anna C. Patterson

August 19, 1927 - February 15, 2012

Q'Anna C. Patterson of Morristown, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday February 15, 2012 after a long illness. Born on Friday August 19, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Dr.RD and Laura Cooper. She grew up in South Carolina and in Flint Michigan. Q'Anna graduated from West Virginia University, Institute with a B.A. in Sociology.After a job as an elementary school teacher Q'Anna...
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Samuel J. Robinson

July 4, 1955 - February 13, 2012

Samuel J. Robinson of Wharton died Monday February 13th at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 56. Born in Jacksonville, FL. on Monday July 4th 1955 he was the son of the late Albert Robinson and Doris Mair. He is survived by his wife Mary Dezell (Sanders) Robinson of Wharton and children Eric Robinson, Mahidi, Musa, Shakliah, Michael and Malik Thompson, twenty grandchildren, six sisters,...
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Valerie Diane Burton

August 5, 1947 - February 10, 2012

Valerie Diane (Smith) Burton of Morristown, New Jersey, was born on August 5, 1947 in East Orange, New Jersey to Theodore and Elsie Smith. After a long battle with diabetes, she was called home to the Lord on February 10, 2012. She graduated from East Orange High School - with honors in 1965 and attained her BA in social science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1969. While in college, she...
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Kathleen M. Draughn

July 20, 1970 - January 25, 2012

Kathleen M. Draughn of Boonton formerly of Morristown died Wednesday January 25th at Overlook Hospital, Summit. She was 41. She was born in Morristown on Monday, July 20, 1970 she was the daughter of the late Beverly Jane (Everett) and John Joseph Dunlap who survives her of Boonton. She was the wife of William Draughn of Boonton. In addition to her husband and father Kathleen is survived by...
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Dorothy J. Carter

January 7, 2012

Dorothy J. Carter, age 81, passed away on January 7, 2012 at Pine Acres Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Madison, NJ. Born in Morristown, NJ Dorothy was a loving mother and homemaker. She was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church in Port Murray, NJ where she played the organ and ministered through song. She was the wife of the late Ernest R. Carter Sr. She is survived by...
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Arthur Shanklin, Jr.

December 19, 2011

Arthur Shanklin Jr., 85, departed this life December 19, 2011. He was born in New Orleans, LA and relocated to Morristown, NJ in 1946. Mr. Shanklin was a member of The Church of God In Christ, Morristown, New Jersey. Mr. Shanklin retired after 15 years of service with the County of Morris where he held the position of foreman Building and Grounds Services. Predeceased by his mother Bertha...
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Miriam Cotten

September 26, 1953 - December 5, 2011

Miriam "Lorraine" Cotten of Morristown passed away, , Monday December 5th, at Morris View Health Care Center in Morris Township. She was 58. Born in Scotland Neck, NC. on Saturday September 26, 1953 "Lorraine" as she was fondly called by her family and friends was the daughter of the late Herbert and Viola (Davis) Cotten. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 25 years at Greystone Park...
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Delphene Ferguson

January 15, 1958 - November 29, 2011

Delphene Ferguson of Morristown passed away on Tuesday November 29th 2011 at home. She was 53. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies on Wednesday, January 15, 1958. She was the daughter of the late Horace Chisholm and Gwendolyn (Bruce) Foster of Morristown, who survives her. She was employed as an Insurance Specialist at Atlantic Health System in Morristown. Delphene was a member of...
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Ollie M. Wall

May 21, 1928 - September 25, 2011

OLLIE M. WALL passed away Sunday morning September 25, 2011, peacefully at home.She was 83. Born in Dawkins, Fairfield County, South Carolina on Monday May 21, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Reverend John and Essie (James) Green. She was retired from St Ann's Villa in Convent Station where she worked as a Nursing Assistant for 27 years before retiring in 1990 . She had previously worked...
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Sheila Lorraine Mitchell

May 15, 1953 - September 23, 2011

Sheila Lorraine Mitchell of Newark, formerly of Morristown died Friday September 23, 2011 at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She was 58. Born in Reidsville, North Carolina on May 15, 1953 to the late John Albert and Ruby Blackwell. She was employed as a machine operator at Colgate Palmolive in Moristown where she worked for the past 33 years. Sheila was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of...
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Mary J. Sneed

January 1, 1926 - September 12, 2011

Mary J. Sneed departed this life on September 12, 2011 at the Compassionate Care Center in Dover, NJ. She was born in Rockingham, NC on January 1, 1926 and later moved to NJ in 2005 with with her son (Willie Leak, Jr.) and daughter-in-law (Gloria) because of declining health. Mary is survived by her son Willie Leak, Jr, and daughter-in-law, Gloria Leak of Dover, one daughter, Yvonne...
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Kenneth E. Sally, Sr.

January 12, 1945 - September 11, 2011

Kenneth E. Sally Sr. 66, Morristown New Jersey. Kenneth entered into eternal rest on Sunday September 11, 2011, at his home. He was born on January 12, 1945 in Madison, New Jersey. Kenneth was a devoted husband and a loving caring father. He held a special place in the hearts of those who knew him. Kenneth worked for Morristown Housing Authority for 29 years before retiring in January of...
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Mary Ellen Howell

February 14, 1930 - September 5, 2011

Mary Ellen Howell died on Monday, September 5, 2011 at Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg, PA. Mary was 81 years old. She was the wife of the late Willie C. Howell, Sr. Mary lived most of her life in Morristown, NJ until moving to Pennsylvania to live with her daughter three years ago. Born in Lyons, Ga., on February 14, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Roger and Katherine...
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