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Quiyim Robinson

July 22, 2016

Quiyim Robinson of Newark, N.J., passed on Friday, July 22, 2016. Quiyim was the beloved son of Sandra; stepson of Edward Smith, and brother of Rihanna Felix, Al-Quawi, and Al-Mumin Robinson. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Quiyim Robinson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign...
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Lucy W. Scott

July 18, 2016

Lucy W. Scott, 98, of West Orange, N.J., formerly of Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 18, 2016, at the White House Rehabiliation Center, Orange. Born in Savannah, Ga., Lucy was a resident of West Orange for 10 years. She had previously resided in Orange for 30 years. She was employed as a teacher with the Orange School District for five years before retiring. Lucy was...
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Peggy Jean Wright

July 11, 2016

Peggy Jean Wright, 75, of Irvington, N.J., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 11, 2016, at Summit Ridge Nursing Home in West Orange, N.J. Born in Wirtz, Va., Peggy was a resident of Irvington for several years. She was employed as a clerk with the Superior Courts of Essex in Newark, where she worked for many years before retiring. Peggy was the loving sister of James, Warren, Wayne, and...
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Ernest Daniel Curry, Sr.

July 10, 2016

Ernest Daniel Curry, Sr., 67, of West Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2016. Born in Newark, N.J., Ernest was a resident of West Orange for 20 years. He was a self-employed HVAC contractor with Diversified Services of West Orange, where he worked for 45 years. Ernest is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Lois Curry. He was the loving father of LaShonda E....
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Doris D. Clark

July 3, 2016

Doris D. Clark of Newark, N.J., passed away on July 3, 2016. Mrs. Clark is survived by her devoted children, Jillian, Sharon, and Michael; her mother, Barbara; her sister, Cassandra; granddaughter, Olivia, and other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Doris D. Clark. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign...
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Ruth McClain

June 29, 2016

Ruth McClain, 85, of Irvington, N.J., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Mrs. McClain is survived by her children, Elcina "Sissie" Nelson, Ruthie McClain-Bligen (John), Rufus McClain (Janet), and Johnny McClain; sisters, Adele Johnson, Lucille Wells, and Mary Kidd; brother, William Morris Greene; 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild, and a host...
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James Willie Sterling

June 28, 2016

Deacon James Willie Sterling, 94, of Montclair, N.J., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at Summit Ridge Center, West Orange, N.J. Born in Chester, S.C., James was a resident of Montclair for many years. He was also an Army veteran, serving during World War II. He was employed as a foreman with the Department of Public Works of Caldwell, N.J., for several years before retiring...
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Willie Beatrice Burton

June 26, 2016

Mrs. Willie Beatrice Burton of East Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on June 26, 2016. Mrs. Burton was the wife of the late Augustus Burton and mother of the late Sandra G. Gordon and the late Paula D. Kirby. She is survived by her sister, Frances Capers, and brother Charles Meadows; grandchildren, Gary Kirby and Samuel Kirby, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. This...
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Irene Williams Graham

June 25, 2016

Irene Williams Graham of East Orange, N.J., peacefully passed away on June 25, 2016. Born in Newark and a longtime resident of East Orange, Mrs. Graham was a teacher, both in Newark and Orange before her retirement. She was the loving wife of the late Glessnor Graham. Mrs. Graham is survived by her devoted daughter and son-in-law, Maureen Graham-Childs and Raymond Childs; her dear sisters-in...
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Patricia Oliver Downey

June 25, 2016

Patricia Oliver Downey, 85, of Orange, N.J., passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mrs. Downey was preceded in death by her son and daughter, Gene and Bernadine Oliver. She is survived by her devoted husband, Robert Downey Jr., other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Patricia Oliver Downey. You are invited to add a Tribute in her...
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Deborah Martin-Pitt

June 24, 2016

Deborah Martin-Pitt, 62, of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016, at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, N.J. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Deborah Martin-Pitt. 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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Joseph H. Watson

June 23, 2016

Joseph H. Watson, 90, of Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on June 23, 2016. Born in Jersey City, N.J., Mr. Watson served in the Navy during World War II. In 1959, he founded Joseph H. Watson, P.A. in East Orange, N.J., which he operated until his retirement in 2003. In addition to being a certified public accountant, he also taught at Pace University. Mr. Watson is survived by his...
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Gloria Patricia Hendy

June 22, 2016

Gloria Patricia Hendy, 62, of East Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Born in Charlestown, Guyana, Gloria was a resident of East Orange for 24 years. She was employed as a certified nursing assistant with the former Elizabeth General Hospital, where she worked for several years. Gloria was the beloved mother of Simone Lyken,...
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Willie Fred Duncan

June 19, 2016

Willie Fred Duncan of Orange, N.J., passed away on June 19, 2016. He was the dear husband of Hattie Mae; beloved father of Donnie, Gary and Frederick, and is also survived by 11 grandchildren, several great- grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Willie Fred Duncan. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory....
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Royce Davis

June 13, 2016

Royce Davis, 71, of Irvington, N.J., passed away after a long illness on June 13, 2016, at home. He was cremated on June 15, 2016. Royce was born in Hereford, England, to the late Levi Davis, Jr. and Joyce (Nickson) Davis. He came to the United States in 1948 at the age of four and was educated in Newark, N.J. He was a specialized welder for Roben Manufacturing in Lakewood, N.J., until his...
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Debborah Fuller

June 13, 2016

Debborah Fuller, 67, of Piscataway, N.J., passed away peacefully on Monday, June 13, 2016. Born in Newark, N.J., Debborah was a resident of Piscataway for 39 years. She was employed as a teacher, having taught in the field of education for over 30 years before retiring. Debborah was the beloved wife of 42 years to James Fuller; loving mother of Kanika, Tanisha, Janel, and Jaymes Fuller,...
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John G. Bennett

June 12, 2016

John G. Bennett of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. John was a U.S. Army veteran, retired Essex County probation officer, member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and beloved deacon of Bethany Baptist Church. He was the loving husband of the late Harriette J. and father of the late Herbert and the late Gregory. He is survived by his devoted daughter and son, Debra DeRamus...
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Viola George

June 8, 2016

Viola George, formerly of Irvington, N.J., passed away on June 8, 2016. Viola is survived by three sisters, one brother, one granddaughter and five great-grandchildren This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Viola George. 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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Philip Alexander Hale, Jr.

June 5, 2016

Philip Alexander Hale, Jr., of Tobyhanna, Pa., formerly of Orange, N.J., passed away on June 5, 2016. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Philip Alexander Hale, Jr. 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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Deborah M. Daniels-Joyce

June 3, 2016

Deborah M. Daniels-Joyce, 68, was born in Summit, N.J. She departed this earthly life on Friday, June 3, 2016, at Manor Care in Mountainside, N.J. Deborah was predeceased by her beloved and devoted husband of 30 years, Glen Joyce. She is survived by her sisters, Roberta Daniels of Georgia and Linda Ross; nephews, Brian and Gregory; great nephew, Jaden and brother-in-law, Daniel Ross. This...
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Annie R. Gaines

June 2, 2016

Annie R. Gaines, 92, of East Orange, N.J., peacefully passed away on June 2, 2016. Born in Broadway, N.C., Mrs. Gaines is survived by her beloved sons, Michael Gaines and Joseph Gaines (Jean); loving siblings, Amelia Glenn, Esther McAuley, Annie Mildred McIver, Lois Cotten, and Wallace McLean; dear grandchildren, Melissa Lake, Angella Rodgers, Joseph Jr. and Roy Gaines; special nieces, Shirley...
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Howard L. Leonard III

June 2, 2016

Howard L. Leonard III "Heavy" of East Orange, N.J., passed away on June 2, 2016. Mr. Leonard was the beloved father of Dematira Arnold-Lewis and Howard Arnold (Robyn), and devoted brother of Kevin Brooks, Marc Brooks, and Darryl Brooks. He is also survived by other relatives and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Howard L. Leonard III. You are...
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Mary Mason Rowe

January 17, 1927 - May 29, 2016

Mary Mason Rowe, born in Orange, N.J., on Jan. 17, 1927, departed this life on May 29, 2016, in Elizabeth, N.J. Mary is survived by her devoted children, Carol Robbins-Lockett, William Rowe Jr., Dennis Rowe, Beverly Williams, Sharon Bibby, Edward Rowe and Anita Hicks; her siblings, Mildred Justice, John Mason, Alma Mason and Florence Mason; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was...
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David Gomez

May 29, 2016

David Gomez of Orange, N.J., died on May 29, 2016. He was the dear father of Chyna, David and Quan; beloved brother of Cecilia Gomez, Christina Gomez-Ford, Valerie Bradley, Lisa White, Rodney White, Michael Gomez and Dennis Gomez; loving and devoted partner of Anita (NeNe) Moore. He is also survived by four grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has...
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Charlotte Collier

May 28, 2016

Charlotte Collier of Orange, N.J., passed away on May 28, 2016. Charlotte was the beloved wife of Eddie, devoted daughter of Bernice and Edward, dear sister of Cynthia Williams McCoy and Ronnie Williams, and cherished grandmother of Edward J. Clark and Clifford J. Holmes. She is also survived by three great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has...
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Hoyt Graham, Jr.

May 27, 2016

Rev. Hoyt Graham, Jr. of Orange, N.J., passed on Friday, May 27, 2016. Rev. Graham was the beloved husband of Nora. He is also survived by siblings, his church family, and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Rev. Hoyt Graham, Jr. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections,...
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Sarah Gladys Dudley

May 26, 2016

Sarah Gladys Dudley of East Orange, N.J., passed on Sunday, May 26, 2016. Sarah was the beloved mother of Karen, Ronella and Bruce Dudley. She is also survived by three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Sarah Gladys Dudley. You are invited to add a Tribute in her...
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Marguerite Blake McLean

December 17, 1927 - May 25, 2016

Marguerite Blake McLean, 88, a longtime resident of Orange, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Born in Savannah, Ga., on December 17, 1927, to the late Clifford William Blake Sr. and Irene Elizabeth Noble Blake, Marguerite, who was affectionately called "Margo," moved to Orange with her mother and stepfather, Major Solomon Bennett, at the age of nine. On September 6, 1953,...
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Kimberly A. Foster-Clark

May 24, 2016

Kimberly A. Foster-Clark, 44, of West Orange, N.J., passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Born in East Orange, N.J., Kimberly was a resident of West Orange for 39 years. She was employed as a school teacher at the Nishuane School of Montclair where she taught for 14 years. Kimberly was the beloved wife of John Louis Clark III; loving mother of Ryan...
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Harold R. Johnson, Sr.

May 19, 2016

Harold R. Johnson, Sr., 83, New Jersey Transit bus driver, and resident of Montclair, N.J., East Orange, N.J., and Slidell, La., made his transition on May 19, 2016. Harold leaves to mourn: his children, Harold Jr., Donna, Tracie, Sandra, and Edith Johnson; Alonna, David and Christina, and Valerie Bey and Eric Bennett, and a host of other family and friends. This Online Memorial has been...
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Catherine E. Hayes

May 17, 2016

Catherine E. Hayes of Willingboro, N.J., formerly of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Born in Accomac, Va., Mrs. Hayes was a devoted and active of member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church. She was the wife of the late Lelon; devoted mother of Alice Pressley, Pamela Holland, Lelon Jr., and Brandon; loving sister of Virginia White, Mary Jones, and Lucille Duncan. She is also...
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Beverly R. Riley

May 17, 2016

Beverly R. Riley, 72, of East Orange, N.J., was called to eternal rest on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Mrs. Riley was a dental technician who took pride in charity work and was an active member of the Bowser Senior Center. She is survived by her loving brother, Wilbur Brown; aunt, Margaret Parler; nieces and nephews, Angela, Anisa and Devon Rice. She is also survived by a host of other relatives...
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Gloria Jean Scott

May 15, 2016

Gloria Jean Scott, 71, of Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the White House Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Orange. Gloria was a lifelong resident of Orange. She was employed as a food services supervisor with Muhlenberg Medical Center in Plainfield, N.J., for several years before retiring. Gloria was the beloved mother of Raymone Genard Scott Sr.;...
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Joshua R. Smith

May 13, 2016

Joshua R. Smith "Acey" of East Orange, N.J., passed away on May 13, 2016. Joshua is survived by his devoted mother, Karen V. Smith-Johnson; father Marvel Harrigan; loving fiancee, Tamietha "Tammy" Reyes; dear siblings, Karen and Kenneth "City"; his grandmother, Clare, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Joshua...
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Harold Van Pelt, Jr.

April 5, 1931 - May 12, 2016

Newark Jazz Elder Harold Van Pelt, Jr. ("Van"), 85, a noted saxophonist and composer/arranger, born in Newark, N.J., on April 5, 1931, was called home on May 12, 2016, to be with his beloved wife, Alice, who passed 10 years earlier. Educated at Newark Arts High School, Van made music his life's work and in 2003 was named one of the prestigious Newark Jazz Elders. For 22 years, Van and his...
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Mattie Bell Fair

May 12, 2016

Mattie Bell Fair, 82, of Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Born in Rome, Ga., Mattie was a resident of Orange for several years. She was employed as a factory worker with Colgate Company of Morristown, N.J., for several years before retiring. Mattie was the beloved grandmother of Stacey, Sean, Anthony, Beverly, and Danielle McDowell, and Sholanda McDwell-Acosta,...
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Aaron L. Johnson, Jr.

May 3, 2016

Aaron L. Johnson, Jr. of East Orange, N.J., died on May 3, 2016. Mr. Johnson was a longtime employee of the Orange Public Library. He was the devoted husband of Arcelia; loving father of Kawanda and Raymond K. He is also survived by four grandchildren, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Aaron L. Johnson, Jr. You are invited to add a...
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Lucien Lindo

April 30, 2016

On April 30, 2016, Lucien Lindo, 57, of East Orange, N.J., passed away. A Navy veteran, Mr. Lindo was employed by the East Orange police department for many years. He was Past Master of St. John Lodge No. 43 F&AM-PHA. Mr. Lindo was the son of Lillian Passalacqua and the late Lucien Lindo, and brother of Gina Beahr, Theresa Connors and the late James Principato. He is also survived by a...
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Brian Hall

April 27, 2016

Brian Hall of East Orange, N.J., peacefully passed away on April 27, 2016. Mr. Hall was the husband of Kim; dear father of Crystal; beloved son of Anna and the late Nathaniel; brother of Michelle, Tracey Hennigan, Kathy, Sheila Hall-Miller, Keith, Kevin, Craig, Nathaniel Jr., and Daniel. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been...
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Arthur Junius Jones

April 23, 2016

Arthur Junius Jones "Artie" of East Orange, N.J., succumbed peacefully at his home on April 23, 2016. Arthur is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth Jones; daughters, Marilyn Mitchell (Reginald), Janine, and Wanda Brandon; son, Ronald Grove (Marcia); brother, Ronald Jones (Mary); sisters, Marilyn Simms, Lorraine Albritton and Agnes Hughes; sisters-in-law, Juanita Bernard (Junior), Bernadette...
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Bonnie Curry

April 17, 2016

Mr Bonnie Curry father, grandfather of Elizabeth, N.J., peacefully passed away on April 17, 2016. Mr. Curry was a retiree of Royce Chemical Co., East Rutherford, N.J. He is survived by his dear companion, Barbara Armstrong; beloved children, Cindy Brown (Curtis), Ameerah Robinson (Huey), James Curry (Paula), and Barney Curry (Debbie), and devoted brother, Beadie Price. He is also survived by...
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Eugene Charles, Sr.

April 16, 2016

Eugene Charles, Sr., 74, of Newark, N.J., passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark. Eugene was a lifelong resident of Newark. He was a correctional officer at Northern State Prison in Newark, where he worked for several years. Eugene was the beloved husband of 41 years to Shirley Charles; loving father of Sophia Edmonds, Eugene Charles Jr.,...
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Barbara Jean Gordon

April 14, 2016

Barbara Jean Gordon of East Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on April 14, 2016. Ms. Gordon was a retiree of the East Orange Board of Education. She was the daughter of the late Harold and Ann. Barbara Jean is survived by her sister, Joyce; daughter Sharon; grandchildren Algie II, Sean, and Christina Davis; great-grandchildren, Quaphit and Keyara Ann Davis; nieces; nephews, and other...
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Andrea Harris

April 13, 2016

Andrea Harris of Bloomfield, N.J., peacefully passed from this life on April 13, 2016. Andrea was the daughter of the late Delores LeGrand and the late Samuel Harris and the sister of the late Janice Reed and the late Belinda Harris. Until the time of her passing, she was a mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service, Jersey City, N.J. Andrea is survived by her beloved sisters, Lorine Robinson,...
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Andrea Harris

April 13, 2016

Andrea Harris USPS mail handler in Jersey City, beloved sister and aunt Andrea Harris of Bloomfield, N.J., peacefully passed from this life on April 13, 2016. Andrea was the daughter of the late Delores LeGrand and the late James Harris and the sister of the late Janice Reed and the late Belinda Harris. Until the time of her passing, she was a mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service, Jersey...
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Delvin A. Baker

April 10, 2016

On April 10, 2016, Delvin A. Baker, 37, of East Orange, N.J., passed away. Delvin was the son of Teresa Ford-Morgan and Ronnie Baker; grandson of Jean Parker, and brother of Ronnie and LeVar. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Delvin A. Baker. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign...
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Grady Mae Green

April 9, 2016

Grady Mae Green of Elizabeth, N.J., passed away peacefully on April 9, 2016. Ms. Green is survived by her children, her siblings, and other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Grady Mae Green. 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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Harris Pitts

March 31, 2016

Harris Pitts of Newark, N.J., peacefully passed away on March 31, 2016. He is survived by devoted relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Harris Pitts. 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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Georgianna Bryant

March 30, 2016

Georgianna Bryant, of Newark, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. She was the cousin of Bernice Jones, Olga Anderson, and Carol Hayes. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Georgianna Bryant You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories,...
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Jesse Drake

March 25, 2016

Jesse Drake of East Orange N.J., passed away on March 25, 2016. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Jesse Drake. 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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Pauline Goodman

March 24, 2016

Pauline Goodman of East Orange, N.J., passed away on March 24, 2016. She was the wife of the late Tyrone; beloved mother of Inez Smith; devoted sister of Alice Williamson; dear grandmother of Sidney Bailey; loving sister of Billy, Jimmy, William, Johnny, and Timothy Smith. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate...
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Maurice T. Scott

March 17, 2016

Maurice T. Scott, 80, of East Orange, N.J., passed away suddenly on March 17, 2016. Mr. Scott was the husband of Grace A.; dear father of Felecia, Alonda Gregory (Ralph), Anthony Farmer, and the late Bryant, and brother of Renauld White, Collin White, Donald Irvin, Anita Bowser and Sonya Satterwhite. He is also survived by special uncle and best friend, Larry Williams; five grandchildren; one...
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William Davis

March 8, 2016

William Davis of East Orange, N.J., passed away on March 8, 2016. Mr. Davis was the devoted husband of Debra; father of Chris Davis and Kelvin Pitt; step-father of Jade Pitt and Darren Bell, and brother of Eliza Wilson, Elnora, Johnnie, and Walter Davis. He is also survived by grandchildren, other relatives, and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Gary L. Nelson

March 1, 2016

On March 1, 2016, Gary L. Nelson, 63, of Newark, N.J., passed away. He was employed by the US Postal Service, Newark, and was the bloved brother of Jeffrey and James III; dear friend of Vernell Elliot and is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Gary L. Nelson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please...
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Allison Josephine Betty Scott

February 29, 2016

Allison Josephine Betty Scott passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. Born in Montclair, N.J., Allison was a resident of Orange for 54 years. She was employed as director of nursing at Overbrook Hospital of Cedar Grove, N.J., for 12 years. Allison was the beloved sister of Roberta Sherman. She is also survived by four nieces; three nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends....
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Tushon D. Jones

February 28, 2016

Tushon D. Jones "Tu" of East Orange, N.J., died on Feb. 28, 2016. Tushon was the beloved husband of Alicia; loving father of Mahogany F., Shyeem T. and Al-Shon D.; cherished son of Darlene and Paul W. Jr.; dear brother of Titeyana, Kareem, the late Kahlba and the late Allen. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Beatrice F. Giles

February 22, 2016

Beatrice F. Giles, 79, of Springfield, N.J., died on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Beatrice was the devoted mother of Myla M. Giles-Brooks of West Deptford, N.J.; Michael R. Giles of Cape Town, South Africa, and Melbra J. King of Shell Beach, Calif.; mother-in-law of Ronald W. Brooks, Bernadette M. Giles, and Nicholas A. King; and grandmother of Maya E. Giles and Ariana E. King. She is survived by a...
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Constantine Sedares

January 23, 1932 - February 21, 2016

Constantine Sedares "Gus" of Nutley, N.J., passed away on Feb. 21, 2016. He was the dear brother of Constance Zevas and Elaine Trowbridge. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Constantine Sedares. 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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Eileen Forbes

February 21, 2016

Eileen Forbes of East Orange, N.J., died Feb. 21, 2016. Eileen was the dear mother of Devona and Jacob C. IV; beloved sister of Beverly Ann Pride, Darla Caprice Pride, Tylawandra Pride, Turner A. Pride, and Mark D. Pride. She is also survived by two grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Eileen Forbes....
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Martha Harris

February 21, 2016

Martha Harris (nee Bryant) of Montclair, N.J., passed away on Feb. 21, 2016. Martha was the mother of Michelle Rowe and grandmother of Keisha, and is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Martha Harris. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories,...
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Addie Garrett Stewart

February 21, 2016

Addie Garrett Stewart, 94, lifelong resident of Montclair, N.J., was called to eternal rest on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. Mrs. Stewart was predeceased by her husband, John Stewart, and two daughters, Janie and Bettie Gulledge. Left to cherish her memory are her siblings, Thomas Williams and his wife, Katie, of Monroe, N.C.; Earlie Crumpe of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Marvin Williams and his wife, Daisy,...
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Annie L. Haynesworth-Cox

February 17, 2016

Annie L. Haynesworth-Cox, 77, of Union, N.J., passed away peacefully at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. Born in Sumter, S.C., Annie was a resident of Union for 20 years. She was an adminstrator with N.J. Bell in Maplewood, N.J., for 30 years before retiring. Annie was the beloved mother of Jacqueline Cox, Timothy Cox, Kevin L. Cox, and William B....
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Ruth Naomi Suddoth

February 10, 2016

Ruth Naomi Suddoth, 88, of Irvington, N.J., passed away peacefully on Feb. 10, 2016, at East Orange General Hospital. Born in Creswell, N.C., Ruth was a resident of Irvington for two years. She was employed as a seamstress for 20 years before retiring. Ruth was the beloved mother of Shirley Suddoth-Lewis and her husband, Steven, Jennifer Peaks and her husband, Stephon, Sandra Suddoth, Michael...
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Henry Boyd

February 9, 2016

Henry Boyd, 90, of East Orange, N.J., passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Henry was the husband of Mildred E. Boyd; father of Ronald Walker, and grandfather of Kyle Wilkens, Latisa Wilson, and Mildred Hayes. He is also survived by his six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, and other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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George H. Allen

February 3, 2016

George H. Allen, 92, of Elizabeth, N.J., peacefully passed away on Feb. 3, 2016. Mr. Allen was the beloved husband of Willis; devoted father of James, Adrienne, Laeschelle, Dorothy, Chanda and the late Andrew; dear brother of Vivian Thomas. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, many great- and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial...
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Wilton S. White

February 2, 2016

Retired Ford auto worker Wilton S. White, 95, of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Feb. 2, 2016. Mr. White was the husband of the late Elvia; father of Cynthia Franks Saavedra; grandfather of Michael Franks and the late Kimberly Franks, and loving great-grandfather of Kendell Franks. He is survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life...
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Ellis J. Austin

February 1, 2016

On Feb. 1, 2016, Ellis J. Austin "Emmit" of Orange, N.J., peacefully passed away. Mr. Austin was the devoted husband of Hazel; the beloved father of Shonda Jennings, Crystal J. Pollard, Cherrie Pollard, Raven Austin and the late Sonya Miller; dear brother of Maude Braxton and Barbara Austin. He is also survived by four grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online...
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Ruth Elizabeth Ray

February 15, 1924 - February 1, 2016

Ruth Elizabeth Ray of Newark, N.J., peacefully passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Born Ruth Roberts on Feb. 15, 1924, in Oxford, N.C., Ruth was the fifth of six children born to James A. and Lottie H. Roberts. At a very early age, Ruth and her family moved to Newark. Mrs. Ray was a 1942 graduate of South Side High School. Her vocation was professional secretary, working in both New York and...
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Michelle D. Mavin

January 31, 2016

Michelle D. Mavin of Irvington, N.J., peacefully passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Michelle is survived by her beloved mate, Lyn; six sisters; four brothers; other relatives, and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Michelle D. Mavin. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories,...
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Ashley Victoria Jones

January 30, 2016

Ashley Victoria Jones, 23, of Newark, N.J., was suddenly promoted to glory on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Ashley Victoria Jones. 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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Doris Bagley Daniels

January 28, 2016

Doris Bagley Daniels, 90, of Orange, N.J., passed away peacefully on Jan. 28, 2016. Born in Leesburg, Fla., Doris was a resident of Orange for six years. She was employed as an educator with the Lake County, Fla., school district for 50 years before retiring. Doris was the beloved mother of Juanda Boxley and her husband, Herbert; Gregory B. Bell, and Glenn D. Bell; loving grandmother of Shontae...
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Willie Ann Lattimore

January 28, 2016

Willie Ann Lattimore, 75, of Newark, N.J., passed away on Jan. 28, 2016, in Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Born in Boiling Springs, N.C., Willie was a resident of Newark for 60 years. She was employed with the County of Essex Social Services Division in Newark, where she worked for 30 years before retiring. Willie was the beloved mother of Darlene Lattimore, Dolores Lattimore (Deceased),...
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Henrietta Holloway

January 20, 2016

Henrietta Holloway of East Orange, N.J., died on Jan. 20, 2016. Henrietta was the beloved mother of Cristal, Kashi, Shelley and Tresby. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; other family members, and many friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Henrietta Holloway. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click ...
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Carol Anne Wilson

January 19, 2016

Carol Anne Wilson of Orange, N.J., passed away on Jan. 19, 2016. She is survived by devoted cousins, other relatives, and many dear friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Carol Anne Wilson. 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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Carol Anne Wilson

January 19, 2016

Carol Anne Wilson of Orange, N.J., died on Jan. 19, 2016. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Carol Anne Wilson. 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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John William Cosby, Jr.

January 18, 2016

Dr. John William Cosby, Jr., 83, of Montclair, N.J., passed away on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge, N.J. Born in Greenville, S.C., Dr. Cosby was a resident of Montclair for four years. He was an Air Force veteran. He was a psychologist with the Atlantic County Department of Economic Development, Atlantic City, N.J., for 25 years before retiring. Dr. Cosby was...
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Jesse Jeffries, Jr.

January 17, 2016

Jesse Jeffries, Jr., 85, of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. Mr. Jeffries is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Elaine Lomax Jeffries; three sons, Douglas L. (Mary), Darryl L. and Derrick L. (Erica Ralph); two grandchildren, Maya C. Jeffries and Edward Rouse; a nephew, Dennis Motley (Linda); cousins, Delores Tyson, James Maddox, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, and Marlon...
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Bernice Williams

January 16, 2016

Bernice Williams (Daggett), 91, of East Orange N.J., passed away on Jan 16, 2016. Bernice was the devoted wife of the late Randolph Williams; beloved aunt of Karen Munford, Kevin, Keith, and the late Kent Jenkins, Christine Brown and Chris Rice. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Bernice Williams. You are...
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Eloise Smith

January 16, 2016

Mrs. Eloise Smith of Orange/East Orange, N.J., departed on Jan. 16, 2016. Mrs. Smith is survived by her children, Ernest, Audrey, Michelle and Nabeehah; sister, Janie Mae, and a large family. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Eloise Smith. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections,...
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Alfreda P. Robinson

January 14, 2016

Alfreda P. Robinson of Edison, N.J., peacefully passed away on Jan. 14, 2016. Mrs. Robinson served as assistant dean for the Rutgers University Graduate School of Business from 1975 until her retirement in 1997. She was Director of Financial Aid at Douglass College from 1965 to 1975. Prior to that Mrs. Robinson worked for the juvenile probation dept. She is survived by her devoted son,...
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William S. Lindsay

January 13, 2016

William S. Lindsay of East Orange, NJ passed away on January 13, 2016. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of William S. Lindsay. 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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Annie Jones

January 13, 2016

Annie Jones of Maplewood, N.J., passed away on Jan. 13, 2016. Annie was the wife of the late John and mother of the late Ronald. She is survived by her sister, Louella Cauthen; she was the mother-in-law of Debbie Jones; grandmother of Lia Nichole Jones, and Ronald Eugen White; and also leaves nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate...
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Mollie Lucy Branch

January 12, 2016

Mollie Lucy Branch, 95, of Verona, N.J., died on Jan. 12, 2016. Born in Spring Hope, N.C., Mollie was the wife of the late John, and beloved grandmother of Jerome and John. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Mollie Lucy Branch. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please...
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Jonathan R. Davenport

January 11, 2016

Jonathan R. Davenport of Newark, N.J., died on Jan. 11, 2016. Jonathan was the father of Tavaris, Daidron, Jahlil, Mahogany, Jerrod and Jordan; brother of Theresa and Alicia. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Jonathan R. Davenport. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook"...
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Ruby Rudolph

January 10, 2016

Ruby Rudolph, 101, of Newark, N.J., passed on Jan. 10, 2016. Ruby was the devoted mother of Horace and the late Eddie Jr. She is also survived by six grandchildren, 14, great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Ruby Rudolph. You are invited to add a Tribute in her...
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Florence C. Braxton

January 6, 2016

Florence C. Braxton of Irvington, N.J., passed on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Florence was the beloved mother of Cheryl Ann Turner, Robin Renee Scott, and Chet Edward Turner, and devoted sister of Dorothy Morton, Charles B. Braxton II, and Ronald Baptiste. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online...
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Dollie D. Bailey

January 5, 2016

Dollie D. Bailey, 86, of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Mrs. Bailey was the loving mother of Paul (Michele) and Neil Bailey; adored grandmother of Joy, Phillip, Kierra, Bianca and Sidney, and dear great-grandmother of Jadah. She is also survived by her brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Fannie Washington

January 5, 2016

Fannie Washington, 87, of Montclair, N.J., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, at Daughters of Israel Nursing Home, West Orange, N.J. Born in Thomaston, Ga., Fannie was a resident of Montclair for eight years. She was employed as a seamstress with Hysam Manufacturing Co. of East Orange, N.J., where she worked for several years before retiring. Fannie was the beloved mother of...
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Beulah Hendrick

January 5, 2016

Beulah Hendrick of Orange, N.J., passed on Jan 5, 2016. Beulah was the beloved mother of Caralyon, Gwendilena, Lavinia, Micky, Christopher, and Jerome, and dear sister of Lottie, Ethel Mae, Esther Lee, Winston, and Rufus. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, 21 great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the...
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Geraldine Greene

January 4, 2016

Geraldine Greene of Newark, N.J., died on Jan. 4, 2016. Geraldine was the beloved wife of Kenneth; devoted mother of Kenneth Jr. and Anthony. She is also survived by two sisters, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Geraldine Greene. You are invited to add a Tribute in her...
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Geneva W. Wardlaw

January 4, 2016

Geneva M. Wardlaw of East Orange, N.J., passed on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Geneva was the beloved mother of Brandi Wardlaw-Smith and Edward Wardlaw; devoted sister of Lynette Flemming and Michael Gamble, and significant other of Roger Evans. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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James H. Gregory

January 3, 2016

James H. Gregory, 88, of South Orange, N.J., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, East Orange, N.J. Born in Newark, N.J., James was a resident of South Orange for 27 years. He was employed with the United States Postal Service in South Orange for several years before retiring. He was an Air Force veteran and an Army veteran. James was the beloved husband...
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Emma R. Roberts

January 1, 2016

Emma R. Roberts of Newark, N.J., passed away on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Mrs. Roberts was the wife of the late Abraham Roberts, and beloved mother of Catherine E. Rogers, JoAnne S. Lewis, and Doris E. Roberts. She is also survived by 50 grandchildren, 150 great-grandchildren, 70-great-great-grandchildren, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Joan C. Mack

December 30, 2015

Joan C. Mack of Long Valley, N.J., passed away on Dec. 30, 2015. Mrs. Mack was a medical administrator at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J., before her retirement. She also served as a deaconess at Bethany Baptist Church. She was the devoted wife of Marvin R. Mack; beloved mother of Gracian Gary Mack, Marva Ruth Mack and Kevin Christopher Mack; and the loving grandmother of Qiana...
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Stephanie Elaine Woodridge Jones-Oliver

December 25, 2015

Stephanie Elaine Woodridge Jones-Oliver, 63, of Boonton, N.J., passed away on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, at St. Clare's Hospital, Denville, N.J. Born in East Orange, N.J., Stephanie was a resident of Boonton for three years. She was a secretary with Parker Associates Architects of Kenilworth, N.J., where she worked for 20 years before retiring. Stephanie was the beloved mother of Kenyetta Jones...
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James Edward Davidson

December 21, 2015

James Edward Davidson of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Mr. Davidson was the beloved father of Pamela and dear grandfather of Ashley. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of James Edward Davidson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your...
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Mary Ethel Jefferson

December 21, 2015

Mary Ethel Jefferson, 70, was called home to eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Mary was a librarian for Public Service Electric and Gas Company in Newark, N.J. She loved bingo and playing scratch-offs. Mrs. Jefferson was the precious wife of 50 years to Ellis Jefferson; loving mother of Felicia Whitsett (Eric) and Zuwena Tatu (Frank), and adored grandmother of Andre, Nichole, Tiffany,...
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Gail A. Cobb

May 19, 1941 - December 20, 2015

Gail A. Cobb of East Orange, N.J., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. Gail was born in Orange, N.J., on May 19, 1941, the daughter of the late Henton and Marilyn Cobb. Gail is survived by her sisters, Janice McCall and Yvonne Rappaport; nieces and nephews, Alicia Steckler, John C. Rappaport, Victoria Cameron, Michael and Gerald Gaskins, and a host of other relatives and friends. - This...
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Lorraine Talmadge

December 19, 2015

Lorraine Talmadge (nee Brannon) of Orange, N.J., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. Lorraine was the wife of the late Russell Sr.; beloved mother of Barbara Ann Harmon and Russell Jr. (Cassandra); and dear sister of John Brannon. She is also survived by five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. This Online...
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Norvill R. Clark

December 18, 2015

Norvill R. Clark of Orange, N.J., died on Dec. 18, 2015. Norvill was the beloved husband of Rose; loving father of Diana Glynn, Norene Edwards, Joe Nathan Clark and Nathaniel Clark; devoted stepfather of Arthur Boone and Christopher Boone; dear brother of Ozella Copney. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, two great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. This...
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