Our Obituaries

Sammie Lee Johnson

October 23, 1942 - November 2, 2013

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Deborah Bishop

March 28, 1952 - November 1, 2013

Deborah Ann Walker-Bishop was born on March 28, 1952 in St. Petersburg, Florida to Pearl Ester Walker and John Henry Walker Sr., who preceded her in death. She attended St. Pete's Public Schools before moving to Passaic, NJ in 1976. While residing in Passaic she worked for Newark Airport, Popular, Mail-Co and Number 9 School. In 2000 she relocated to Syracuse, NY, where she worked for...
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Maynard G. Freeman

March 7, 1960 - October 30, 2013

Maynard G. Freeman, Sr., 53 was born on Mar 7, 1960 in Hackensack, New Jersey to the late William Hansford and Bernice Oliver. Maynard was the third of six children. Maynard attended Paterson Public Schools and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1978. He was an outstanding athlete in football and basketball from 1975-1978. He then went on to Chadron State College in Chadron,...
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Juanita Burgess

February 8, 1949 - October 28, 2013

Juanita Burgess daughter of Mose and Creola Burgess was born on February 18, 1949 in Lake City, SC; she answered God's call on Monday October 28, 2013 in Paterson, NJ. She grew up in Lake City, was educated in the Lake City school system and graduated from Carver High School in 1967. She relocated to Paterson New Jersey shortly after graduating. "Tubby", as she was lovingly called by her...
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Flossie acirc;€œPansy Mae” Cunningham

August 10, 1932 - October 28, 2013

FLOSSIE CUNNINGHAM, affectionately known as Pansey Mae was born August 10, 1932 in Hemingway, South Carolina to the late Paul and Sally (Wilson) Durant. She attended Williamsburg County School. She left South Carolina and moved to North Carolina where she continued her education at Durham North Carolina High School. Aossie was united in marriage in 1952, to the late Grover Cunningham Sr., from...
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Bennie Jefferson

July 6, 1934 - October 27, 2013

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Shawnikkwa Green

June 13, 1973 - October 27, 2013

Shawnikkwa Green, daughter of Hattie L. McCray and the late Willie W. McCray, Jr. Was born in Paterson, New Jersey on June 13, 1973. Shawnikkwa received her formal education at John F. Kennedy High School Paterson, New Jersey. She accepted Christ at an early age. She was employed for a short while at Metropolitan Home Health Care, when she became a self employed caterer. She was a devoted mom...
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Brian Frazier

November 22, 1954 - October 26, 2013

On November 22, 1954, Brian Wesley Frazier was born to Francine Frazier. After living 58 years of a wonderful life, Brian went home to be with the Lord on October 26, 2013. Brian was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey and graduated from Eastside High School in 1973. He worked in Paterson for over 20 years in the banking industry. Later, and until his passing, he was a security guard at...
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Frank Owens

May 14, 1951 - October 26, 2013

Frank Lee Owens entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Frank was born on May 14, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey to the late Phillip and Daisy L. Owens. Frank (Dennis) Owens was educated in the Paterson, New Jersey Public School System. He attended Public School 4, 28, and John F. Kennedy High School. Frank worked as a Presser, at Arrow Pants Co. in Lodi, NJ and Supreme Pants...
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Booker T. Pryor

November 26, 1939 - October 26, 2013

Booker T. Pryor was born on November 26, 1939 in Sprott, Alabama to the late, Cornelius and Bertha Pryor. He attended Lincoln High School in Marion, Alabama. In 1958 Booker married Minnie L. Benson and they moved with their family to Paterson, New Jersey in 1961. He attended Passaic County Community College. Booker was a Superintendent for Kings Arms Apartments, Wayne, NJ and a Custodian at...
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Ottvor Jacquett

August 10, 1979 - October 26, 2013

Ottvor Jacquett was a wonderful Person. He was dearly loved by his mother and father, three brothers, two sisters and adoptive father. Although he came from humble beginnings he always worked hard to try to change his situation to make it better for himself and his family. He always wanted to see the good in everyone and thought if given the opportunity everyone could make themselves better if...
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Roosevelt Brown

April 8, 1932 - October 25, 2013

Roosevelt "Sunny" Brown was born in Passaic, NJ on November 8, 1932. He was the son of the late Joseph and Alberta Brown. Roosevelt attended the Passaic school system, later serving four years in the United States Air Force and four years in the Air Force Reserve retiring with an honorable discharge. He returned to Passaic where he worked for Revlon and Knopp Chemicals until retiring. ...
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Deaconess Mary Lue Johnson

August 26, 1934 - October 25, 2013

Mary Lue (Moses) Johnson, was born August 26, 1934 in Darlington, SC to Deacon Solomon and Mrs. Lila Mae Moses. She received her education in Darlington, SC. She dedicated her life to God and was a devoted server. In 1950, Mary married the love of her life Willie Johnson in Lynchburg, SC and to this union two boys were born Willie Johnson, Jr. and Charles Johnson, 1953 they relocated to...
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Willie M. Smith

November 13, 1919 - October 24, 2013

Willie Mae (Malone) Smith was born November 13, 1919 in Winston Salem, NC. Willie Mae was the daughter of the late Hattie Jane (Johnson) and Willie Malone. Willie Mae attended and graduated from the public schools in Dunn, NC. She went on to become the head cook at the very school she attended! She was united in marriage to the late Perry Smith and three children was born. Willie P. Smith ,...
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Rosa Lee Cannon

November 30, 1921 - October 23, 2013

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Clarence William Holloway

July 29, 1948 - October 23, 2013

Clarence William Holloway, age 65, was born in Brooklyn, NY. He lived in Englewood, NJ for over 20 years before moving to Virginia Beach 23 years ago. He was employed at the United States Post Office for more than three decades as a Manager Plant Engineer before retiring. He served honorably as a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during in the Vietnam Conflict from 1968 until 1969. He was a...
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Mark Mc Gregor

April 26, 1961 - October 22, 2013

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Jerry Luke McKinley

May 3, 1932 - October 20, 2013

Jerry Luke McKinley was born to the late Clearance and Stella Mae Dinson May 5th 1932 in Columbia, SC. He was educated in the family relocated to New Jersey. He was educated in the Paterson, NJ School system. After graduating he joined the United States Army. Shortly after being discharged he met and was united in marriage to Marion Edith Tuck. This union produced six beloved children,...
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Helen Prescott

November 18, 1949 - October 17, 2013

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Marlon D. Jackson

June 8, 1960 - October 16, 2013

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Gerald H. Hayes

November 19, 1953 - October 16, 2013

Gerald Hinton Hayes departed this life on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 after an extensive illness. Gerald, the eldest son of Geraldine and Earnest "Willie James" Hayes was born in Hahira, Georgia. His maternal grandparents Katie and Matthew Rhym raised Gerald. He traveled north with the Rhym family moving to Paterson, NJ in 1955 where he attended Paterson public schools. He graduated from...
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Peggy H. Thomas

October 31, 1957 - October 15, 2013

Peggy H. Thomas, fifty-five years old, was born October 31, 1957 in Lewis, Delaware and was a long time resident of Paterson. Peggy attended Paterson Public School and graduated from Eastside High School. She worked numerous jobs, St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center for seventeen years, Passaic County Juvenile Detention Center and was currently employed at Widn Mount St. Joseph Children...
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Marylee Lee Haywood

July 4, 1961 - October 15, 2013

Marylee "Maylee" Haywood was born July 4, 1961 in Paterson, New Jersey to the late Babe Ruth Williamson and John C. Kirkland. On Tuesday, October 1 5, 2() 13, Maylee departed this life into eternal rest. Maylee was educated in the Paterson Public School system and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School. She was employed at Control Security until her health no longer allowed her to...
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Russell Chestnut

January 31, 1939 - October 13, 2013

"For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; while we look not at the things which are seen, but the things that are not seen, for the things which are seen are temporal but the things which are not seen are eternal." II Corinthians 4:17-18 On Sunday, October 13, 2013, our Almighty God brought to rest the life of Russell...
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Cleveland Wright

April 5, 1919 - October 12, 2013

Mr. Cleveland "Slim" Wright, was the second child of sixteen born in Milledgeville, Georgia on April 6, 1919, to the late Mr. Henry Wright and Anna Hill-Wright, pioneers of Baldwin County, GA. Cleveland affectionately known as "Slim" to his family and friends left Baldwin County at the young age of eight years old and headed up North where he dreamed of a better life. He enlisted in the US...
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Mattie Buxton

March 26, 1917 - October 12, 2013

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Timothy R. Taylor

November 7, 1978 - October 11, 2013

Timothy "Tee" Taylor was born in Paterson, New Jersey on July 11, 1978. He was the son of Sandra Harrison and Timothy Taylor. Timothy was educated in the local schools. He graduated from Public School #25 and attended Eastside High School. He was employed as a cook. Timothy "Tee" Taylor entered into eternal rest Friday evening, October 11, 2013. Family members left to grow strong and...
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Joyce Herbert

April 18, 1938 - October 9, 2013

"In the moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed." 1 Corinthians 15:52 Joyce Herbert was born in Passaic, New Jersey to the late Douglas and Katie Miller. She was the third of five children and the only daughter. At a very young age Joyce was introduced to Bethel A.M.E. Church under the...
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Essie Mae Randolph

July 7, 1922 - October 8, 2013

On Tuesday October 8, 2013, Essie Mae Randolph, 91, made her transition peacefully while at home in South Orange, NJ. Essie Mae Randolph was born July 7, 1922 to Hannah Kathleen (Katie) Cobb and Kemp Cobb in Yanceyville, North Carolina. She was the second of eight children born to her parents. Her siblings included: Odis Brown Cobb, Dorothy Cobb, Irma (Cobb) Suffern, Margaret Cobb, Thelma ...
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Camille Davis

February 8, 1939 - October 7, 2013

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 My Co-Mille! That's what Daddy (her Uncle Mickey) would call her. ., ME? I called Camille "Miracle Child'. We would giggle about my pet name for her, as we recited the litany of medical issues she so...
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Glenda Primus

October 1, 1968 - October 7, 2013

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Lacy Wilbur Sinclair

May 23, 1933 - October 6, 2013

LACY WILBUR SINCLAIR, the son of the late James Walter Sinclair and the late Beatrice McEachern, was born on May 23, 1933, in Lumber Bridge, North Carolina. He departed from this life on October 6, 2013. He was preceded in death by his step-mother, Gerdine Sinclair; first wife, Bessie 1-lamlin; two sisters, Gloria Roberson and Ulene Makell; three brothers, Carl Sinclair, Eddie Sinclair and...
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Dorothy Stewart

February 21, 1932 - October 6, 2013

Dorothy M. (Alston) Stewart was born in High Point, North Carolina on February 21, 1932 to the late Damon Alston, Sr. and Hattie B. Cranford (Ridley). She was preceded in death by her brother, Damon Alston, Jr. Dorothy attended Howard University at an early age and Studied Childhood Education at Passaic County Community College and William Paterson State University. Former employer of Calvary...
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Colene J. Quick

November 13, 1919 - October 5, 2013

Mrs. Colene Jones Quick was born on November 13, 1919 in Marlboro County, South Carolina to the late Angus Jones and Hattie Thomas Jones. She was the seventh Qf ten children to this union. She was preceded in death by one son, James C. Brown; five brothers, Sylvester, Angus, Robert Lee, John Miller, and Edward Jones and four sisters, Nora B., Rosa Lee, Nathell, and Estelle. Colene was...
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Edith Jones

December 19, 1945 - October 4, 2013

Edith Wilkerson Jones, age 67, passed away at the Hospice of Scotland, County in Laurinburg, NC on Friday, October 4, 2013. She was born on December 19, 1945 in Maxton, NC to William and Mary Wilkerson who preceded her in death. She married Billie H. Jones on February 19, 1963 and they relocated: to the Washington, DC metro area where they lived for over 40 years. Edith spent most of her mid...
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Mary Louise Shipman

September 16, 1952 - October 3, 2013

Mary Louise Lide-Shipman was born September 19, 1952. She was the 6th child born to Edith "Faison Lide and Walter Lide in Timmonville, S.C. She relocated to Paterson, NJ at an early age. Her hobbies were cooking and sewing. She enjoyed making her own clothes. She attended the Paterson Public Schools and later went to the Fox Business School in Clifton, NJ. She was employed at various...
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Kalim J. Addison

February 20, 1960 - October 2, 2013

Kalim J. Addison was born February 20, 1960 in Paterson, New Jersey. He was the fourth oldest child born to the union of Buddy and Martha Addison. Kalim departed this life on October 2, 2013. During his sunset he was a resident of Hackensack, New Jersey. Educated in the Paterson, NJ school system, at an early age Kalim was honored to be among Who's Who for outstanding academic achievement. He...
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Annie Belle Mack

June 16, 1918 - October 1, 2013

Annie Belle McPherson-Mack was born June 16, 1918 to the late Cleveland and Rosa McPherson in Lee County, Bishopville, South Carolina. She had nine siblings: four brothers and five sisters. Annie attended Dennis High School until the seventh grade and then began to work in the field. Annie Belle married the late Taylor Mack Sr. from this union eight children were born: Taylor Jr.; Marcus "Pig"...
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John Henry Goodlett

January 31, 1938 - October 1, 2013

John Henry Goodlett was born January 31, 1938 to the late A.K. Goodlett and Nora (Watkins) Goodlett. John received his education at Stewart Elementary School and Lincoln High School in North Carolina. He attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in North Carolina. John was employed at Hemmingway Trucking, Selective Transport, Scholastic and D & M Bus Companies. John was a member of the Church of...
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Curtis L. Oliver, Sr.

October 21, 1976 - September 30, 2013

Curtis L. Oliver, Sr. "Freedom Sha", was born into the world on October 21, 1976 at Barnert Hospital Paterson, NJ to the parents, Lidia Oliver Mitchell and Percy Drakford. Curtis lived in Paterson and attended School 6 and then onto Passaic County Technical High School where he graduated. He also attended Passaic County Community College and Kean College in Union, NJ. He worked for Retail...
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Heather Boyd

March 26, 1974 - September 29, 2013

Heather "Heather B" Boyd, age 39, was a life long resident of Paterson, NJ. Miss. Boyd departed this life on Sunday, September 29, 2013. She was a graduate of The John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, NJ. She was employed for 10 years as a Care Manager for The Sunrise Senior Living Center in Wayne, NJ. She was a devoted member of The St. Luke Baptist Church, Paterson, NJ. She was...
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Caroline Hernandez

July 5, 1957 - September 27, 2013

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Walter Dunston

October 29, 1937 - September 27, 2013

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Kurt William Floss

July 29, 1958 - September 26, 2013

Kurt William Floss was born July 29th, 1958 to loving parents Edward and Agnes Floss in Jersey City, New Jersey. He resided in Belleville and Brick, New Jersey most of his life. He received he education in the Jersey City Public Schools. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and served form 1976 to 1982. He was predeceased by his son: David Whelan, parents Edward and Agnes Floss,...
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Robert D. Shearin

September 29, 1974 - September 26, 2013

Robert Donnell Shearin, 38, of Paterson NJ, passed away on September 26, 2013. He was born to Nancy Frazier-Carden and Donnell Shearin, September 29, 1974, in Paterson, NJ. He attended Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, and then later moved back to Paterson NJ in 1995. He was a proud team member of Whole Foods Cooperation, of Ridgewood, NJ. Robert is survived by his daughter: Je-Ni Bell...
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Thomas Henry Jones

September 3, 1941 - September 25, 2013

Thomas H. Jones "Uncle Tommy" was born September 3, 1941 to Mack and Eunice Jones in Hackensack, New Jersey. Thomas received his education in the public school system of Hackensack and Paterson. He began his career at the age of 19 by joining the United States Military Branch of the army he served for 23 years; Later Thomas was employed as a security guard for the Singer Kearfott Corporation...
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Nicole Angela Adkins

May 14, 1985 - September 23, 2013

Nicole Angela Adkins was born in Paterson, NJ at Bonnet Memorial Hospital to William and Jacqueline Adkins on May 14, 1983. She attended St. Paul's Catholic School and Paterson School #21. In 1997 she and her family moved to Scotch Plains where she attended Terril Middle School and Scotch Plains Fanwood High School, graduating in 2002. Following high school, Nicole attended and graduated from...
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Dorothy D. Bugg

March 28, 1942 - September 22, 2013

Dorothy D. Bugg was born on March 24, 1942 in Warrenton, North Carolina to the late James Davis, Sr. and Rosa Bell Davis. Dorothy departed this life on September 22, 2013 in Hephzibah, Georgia where she resided for the past two years. Dorothy grew up and was educated in the Warrenton, North Carolina School System. Dorothy later moved to Paterson, New Jersey where she met and married Charlie...
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James Robert Johnson

June 29, 1940 - September 21, 2013

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Bertha Baldwin

September 14, 1965 - September 21, 2013

Bertha Mae Baldwin was born to the late Perry Baldwin, Sr. and Theresa Baldwin on September 14, 1965. Bertha attended Paterson Public School #4 and John F. Kennedy High School. She was employed as a Home Health Aide. Bertha was a member of A.M.E. Zion Church of Passaic, NJ. Bertha "Beautiful" smile would brighten up the room when she entered. She grew up spending summer vacations with her...
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Tashon D. Hall

February 26, 1980 - September 20, 2013

Tashon Delacey "Ski" Hall, Sr. was born February 26, 1980 in Paterson, New Jersey to Ricky C. Coley Lena M. Hall. Tashon received his education in the Paterson Public School system. We are all gathered here today because to know Tashon "Ski" as we affectionately called him was to LOVE him. Tashon enjoyed spending time with his FAMILY and FRIENDS. As a child, he suffered a great deal with...
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Devon Anthony Reid

September 25, 1982 - September 20, 2013

Devon Anthony Reid was born on September 25, 1982 in Kingston, Jamaica to Velete Johnson and Neville Reid. He attended Herman Elementary School then Cambridge High School, in Westmoreland, Jamaica. Devon migrated to the United States in 2006 to fulfill his dream. He settled in Maryland where he began working at McDonalds and Whole Foods Stores. In 2009, Devon moved to New Jersey, where he...
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Delores Kemp

December 23, 1932 - September 20, 2013

Delores J. Kemp was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Delores moved to Paterson in 1953. She resided in Paterson for sixty years. She worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant at Preakness Hospital. She retired in 1996 after forty years of service. She loved to visit Atlantic City and Las Vegas. She was a football fan and loved many other sports. Delores was predeceased by her first...
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Althea Franks

December 21, 1925 - September 20, 2013

Althea was born on December 21, 1925 in Hawkinsville, Georgia to Mamie Edwards and Charlie Virgil. In 1959, Althea moved to Passaic, New Jersey, where she married her husband, Lester Franks. Althea had one daughter, Laura. Althea worked for many years as a Cafeteria Aide at School #5 on Monroe Street in Passaic, New Jersey. She enjoyed walking and did so often throughout her neighborhood....
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Evelyne Stevens

December 30, 1933 - September 17, 2013

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James Fletcher

July 19, 1936 - September 15, 2013

Mr. Jimmie "James" Fletcher, was born to the late George and Ella Nelson-Fletcher on July 19, 1936 in Camden, SC. He was educated in the public school system of South Carolina and graduated from Jackson High School in Camden, SC. Jimmie was a strong advocate for educational achievement and urged all those whom he loved to be the best they could be. Whatever Jimmie was involved in he was...
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Beronzy Mc McKenzie

September 14, 1945 - September 15, 2013

Beronzy "Bea" McKenzie, 68, of Lake City, South Carolina answered God's call on Sunday September 15, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson, NJ. Bea was born on September 14, 1945 in Florence County South Carolina to the late Deacon Leroy and Cora Mckenzie. She was predeceased by her oldest son Edward McKenzie, her sisters Hattie Zimmerman and Teletha McKenzie, her brother John Bud"...
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Myrle R. Henderson

November 30, 1928 - September 15, 2013

Myrle Newman Coleman Henderson was born in Latrobe, PA, on November 30, 1928, to the late John and Mary Newman. She went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 15, 2013, Myrle was preceded in death by seven siblings and two sons: brothers Lowell, Frederick, Harold, John, Clyde, Ronald, sister Alice Ramsey Moore, and two sons — William and Stanley. Myrle grew up in South Boston...
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Kamar Milik Pittman

September 19, 1984 - September 14, 2013

Kamar Milik Pittman was born on September 19, 1984 in Paterson, New Jersey. The fourth of six children to Rochelle Pittman and Daniel Cardell Lewis. Kamar attended Kilpatrick Public School, Public School #4 and Eastside High School. He was a good friend to any and everyone. When Kamar wasn't with his family he loved to be with his friends, playing video games and watching sports. He was a...
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Gloria Stephenson

September 25, 1937 - September 13, 2013

Gloria was born in Cuba on September 25, 1925 to Daniel Cooke and Maude White. Her family migrated to St. Elizabeth, Jamaica when she was 4 years of age. Gloria attended and graduated from Brose River All Ages School. After graduation she moved to Spanish Town where she worked as a Seamstress specializing in lingerie. Gloria later met and married Karl Stephenson. Gloria came to the United...
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Denise Hemingway

April 4, 1952 - September 13, 2013

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James W. Starr

February 9, 1925 - September 12, 2013

Mr. James W. Starr age 88 of Fairfax, South Carolina transitioned peacefully on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Allendale County Hospital in Fairfax, SC. He was born in Gaston County, NC on February 9, 1925 the son of the late Delzora Carson Starr and Wesley Starr. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Washington Starr and six siblings, Isbella Sheppard, Annie...
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Jessie M. McCoy

October 1, 1914 - September 12, 2013

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at her daughter Blanche's Home in Whiting, NJ, an angel sent by God, whispered to her "Well done, my good and faithful servant, come with me and receive your Crown. You have been faithful and you have been dedicated". Mother McCoy, (Ma-Ma), (Jessie Mae) was born in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, October 1, 1913. She was the daughter of the late Jim and...
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Donna K. Burwell

September 3, 1948 - September 9, 2013

Donna K. Burwell of Henderson, N.C was born on September 3, 1948 to the late Thomas Burwell and Marion Blacknall. She departed this earthly life on September 9, 2013 at Grand Concourse Rehabilitation and Nursing Canter. Donna attended Franklin County Public Schools in Louisburg, N.C. After leaving in 1967 she came to New Work where she became a Nurses Assistance at Jacobi Hospital for 31...
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Gladys Elizabeth Hamm

August 8, 1930 - September 9, 2013

Gladys Elizabeth Muldrow Hamm was born on August 8, 1930 in Hartsville City, Keltytown Township Dartington County SC to the late Leo Muldrow and Gladys Lighty Muldrow. She was the eldest of twenty children, She departed this life at the age of 83 on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Ridgewood Senior Care Center in Ridgewood, NJ. Elizabeth was a quiet but strong woman with a tireless work ethic and...
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Mary Ann Adkins

June 30, 1942 - September 9, 2013

Mary Ann James-Adkins was born June 30, 1942 in Allendale, SC. She was the daughter of the late Roosevelt and Earnestine James. She received her primary education in the area schools in SC. Mary Ann relocated to Springfield, MA later settling in Paterson, NJ. She employed at the North Jersey Development Center Totowa for twenty years until retiring due to illness. Sis. Adkins began attending...
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Richard Lee Walker

August 5, 1957 - September 7, 2013

Richard L. Walker aka "Slick Rick" age 56 of Paterson, NJ, was born on August 5, 1957 in Dexter, GA. He entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 7, 2013. Rick was the loving son of his mother, Azzie Sears (Predeceased) and his father Mack L. Walker (Predeceased). Rick had three sisters; Barbara Ann Walker, Rose M. Walker-Wade and Carrie Varnedoe and three brothers; Lenard Walker, Fureie...
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Elizabeth Cook

June 27, 1915 - September 7, 2013

Elizabeth Jenkins was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on June 27 1915 to the late James Jenkins and Mary Gray. Elizabeth arrived in Paterson New Jersey at an early age. She was educated in the Paterson school system. In her late teens she met Paul A. Cook Sr. and a few years later they were united in holy matrimony. In 1931 from this union nine children were born seven girls and two boys....
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Elizabeth C. Carter

April 5, 1925 - September 6, 2013

Elizabeth "Boots" DeLane Carter was born to Carrie and James Day in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on April 5, 1925. She grew up and attended school in Paterson, NJ. She loved music, movies, and having great family gatherings. Many friends and family will never forgot 711 20th Ave. She is survived by her husband of fifty seven years, Kenneth Carter; five children, Judith DeLane of Stockton, CA, Karen...
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Vida Mable Philpot Winston

August 10, 1918 - September 6, 2013

Mrs. Vida Mable Philpot Winston was born August 10, 1918 to the late Cameron Philpot and Luettie Thorpe. She departed this life on September 6, 2013 at the Hock Family Pavilion. She married Robert Winston on November 8, 1942. He preceded her in death on May 30, 1998, after 56 years of marriage. Vida was a faithful and dedicated member of Union Chapel Baptist Church until her health declined. ...
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Rachael Lynn Hogges

October 13, 1969 - September 1, 2013

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Toni M. Pines

February 13, 1959 - September 1, 2013

Toni M. Pines, the daughter of the late Marvin Pines and Totsy Ann Bigelow, was born February 13, 1959 in Englewood, NJ. She departed this life on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at her home. Toni attended the local schools and graduated from Teaneck High School, she also attended Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck, NJ. She embraced life and accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at an early age. ...
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Catherine Phillips

September 15, 1928 - September 1, 2013

Mother Catherine Phillips was born in Kellytown, South Carolina on September 15, 1928. She was the fourth of eight children, two daughters, and six sons born to the late Dock and Irene Coe. She was educated in the Darlington County School system. She attended Kelly Bell A.M.E. Church in Kellytown, South Carolina. She relocated to Paterson, New Jersey in 1948 and joined Bethel Church of...
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Sylvester Manning, Sr.

April 2, 1935 - August 31, 2013

Sylvester "Bubba" Manning, Sr. was born April 2, 1935 in McColl, South Carolina to Lilly Manning and Booker T. Manning. He attended school in McColl, South Carolina. Sylvester departed this life August 31, 2013 at the ate of seventy eight years old. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lilly Manning his father, Booker T. Manning, his sisters, Aretha Phillips, Margaret Misles, Lilly B....
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Benjamin Flood

October 26, 1928 - August 30, 2013

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Joandy Mercado

February 18, 1983 - August 30, 2013

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Onnie Lewis Wilson

July 30, 1921 - August 28, 2013

Onnie L. Wilson of Paterson, NJ born July 30, 1921 the only daughter of the late Lewis and Pearlene Clanton. She attended Passaic High School and worked for over thirty years for Revlon as a Packer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eglin Wilson, her daughter, Renee Wilson, son, Elgin Wilson II and brothers, Henery and Fletcher Clanton. She is survived by: her brother, Benjamin...
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George Gadson, Sr.

July 1, 1947 - August 26, 2013

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Clinton L. Brown

March 12, 1966 - August 26, 2013

Clinton Lester Brown was born March 12, 1966 to the late Connie R. Brown and Lester Manning in Paterson, NJ. Brother to the late Larry (Islam) Manning in Paterson, New Jersey. He attended the Paterson Schools and was a graduate of Eastside High School. He was former employee of Cheese Works Inc. as a Truck Driver for over five years before his illness. He was a member of the Canaan Baptist...
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Omar George St. Patrick Stewart

March 15, 1974 - August 24, 2013

Omar George St. Patrick Stewart "Custos" was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd and Joan Stewart on March 15, 1974 in the parish of St Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies. He grew up in the parish of St. Catherine where he attended St Catherine Catholic Primary school and then went to the Spanish Town Secondary School; where he received his diploma in Electrical Installation. As a child he loved to sing...
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Gail Price

July 22, 1959 - August 24, 2013

Gail Price was born in Climax, Georgia July 22, 1959 to the late Clifton and Catherine Bell Price. She received her education from Eastside High School Paterson, graduating in 1977. She was employed as a Receptionist/Schedule Clerk in the Radiology department at St. Joseph's Hospital. Her last day of work was July 31, 2013 after being employed for twenty-five years. Prior she was employed...
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Richard Forman

August 2, 1939 - August 23, 2013

Richard Forman was born August 2, 1939 in Lucknow, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Richard and Priscilla Lewis For- man. Mr. Forman entered into eternal rest on August 23, 2013 at Kershaw Health in Camden, South Carolina. Richard Forman was educated in the public schools of Kershaw County. At the age of eighteen, Richard moved to Paterson, New Jersey; there he met his wife of forty...
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Margaret Edwards

July 25, 1941 - August 22, 2013

Margaret Oliver Edwards, a resident of Paterson, NJ departed this life on August 22nd, 2013 at Hackensack University Medical Center. She was born on July 25, 1941 in Hackensack, NJ to the late Marcellus Odell Oliver and Nannie Love. Her early childhood was spent in Clarksville, VA. She graduated from West End High School in 1959 and was the Secretary of her Class. Early in her life she knew...
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James Bryant

November 4, 1929 - August 22, 2013

"The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and he delighted in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down for the Lord upholdeth him with His hand". Psalm 37:23-24 Deacon-Treasurer James Bryant departed life at the St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, NJ on Thursday, August 22, 2013, when an Angel sent by the Lord whispered to him "Well done, thy good and faithful servant,...
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Alicia Jean Mc Daniel

August 19, 1956 - August 21, 2013

Alicia Jean McDaniel a precious gem was born in Paterson, New Jersey on August 19, 1956 to Eugene Ellis McDaniel and the late Margaret Alberta Masacker-McDaniel. Alicia attended the Paterson Public School system and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1974 and also attended the University of Massachusetts and later joined the US Army. Alicia bloosmed into a beautiful young woman,...
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Richard L. Nelson

June 17, 1950 - August 20, 2013

Richard Lee Nelson, also known as "Fats" was born on June 17, 1950 to the late William P. Nelson Sr. and Rosalee Chisoim-Nelson in Charleston, SC. Elder Nelson graduated from Bonds Wilson High School in 1968. He was a talented musician and gifted singer. In his early years he sang with the Youth Gospel Chorus and the "Swans" of Charleston, SC. Elder Nelson married Jeanette King on July 12, 1975...
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Mildred H. Jackson

January 5, 1921 - August 20, 2013

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Bobbie Ann Payne

January 18, 1947 - August 19, 2013

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John James Earl, Jr.

July 17, 1951 - August 18, 2013

John "Johnny Boy" James Earl, Jr. was born in Paterson, New Jersey on July 17, 1951 to Doris Earl and John James Earl, Sr. He entered into his eternal and peaceful resting place on August 18, 2013 in Irvington, New Jersey. He received his education in Paterson and worked for many years with Fox Fence in Clifton, New Jersey. Johnny then relocated to California where he resided for several...
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Carolyn Rodgers

August 2, 1960 - August 18, 2013

Carolyn Edwards-Rogers, was born in Ivor, VA. She lived in Paterson for 45 years. Carolyn's close friends and family called her "Tootsie" She attended Public School #28 and John F. Kennedy High School. She was employed as a cook at William Paterson College. Although Tootsie never bore children, she cared and loved all children as if they were her own. Her vibrant smile would light up a room...
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Jamel Raymond Rounds II

November 29, 1991 - August 17, 2013

Jamel D. Halstead (Jamel Raymond Rounds II ) was born on November 29, 1991 to his parents Elaine Darcel Halstead and Raymond W. Rounds in Hackensack, NJ. Jamel was raised by his aunt Delores Elaine Pegeise who later adopted him and his two brothers Jamal and Jah-Lil. He was educated in the Rutherford School system, attending Union School and then graduating in 2010 from Rutherford High School. ...
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Edgar Lee Watson, Sr.

July 19, 1940 - August 16, 2013

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born and a time to die: (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2) Edgar Lee Watson SR was born on July 19, 1940 in Louisburg, N.C.to the late Kemp Watson and Mrs. Ruth Davis Watson in Franklin County, North Carolina. He was educated in Franklin County N.C. He was a Master Plumber by trade and a successful business...
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Waltine Benson

March 13, 1943 - August 15, 2013

Waltine Benson affectionately known as "Teeny" was born March 13, 1943 in Paterson, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Walter Y. and Martha (Bennett) Benson. A lifelong resident of Paterson, she was educated in the local schools. Waltine during her years of employment was a experienced book keeper this included being a Book Keeper at Combo photo and a seamstress. She was employed for...
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Bessie Harkley

May 14, 1948 - August 15, 2013

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Thomas James Shadiack

August 1, 2013 - August 14, 2013

Thomas James SHADIACK, 79, of Paterson, NJ passed away August 14, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. A life-long resident of Paterson, he was an owner/partner in the family grocery business, Shadiack Brothers and worked for the city of Paterson for approximately 31 years, retiring from his position as Zoning Officer in 2004. He enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends and was...
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Albertha Sumpter

January 1, 1927 - August 14, 2013

Albertha (Hutchinson) Sumpter was born on January 1, 1927 to the late Salter and Neaza Belle Hutchinson in Georgetown, South Carolina. She was the third of eight daughters born to this union. Albertha spent most of her life in Conway, SC. She was married to the late Clifton Sumpter. To their union eleven children were born. Albertha moved to Paterson, NJ in the early 80's. She enjoyed...
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Ricky Allen Mann

March 16, 1959 - August 12, 2013

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Debra L. Swinger

March 29, 1955 - August 11, 2013

Debra Swinger was born on March 29, 1955, a daughter of thelate Dorothy Swinger and Jimmy Mitchell. She graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1973 and worked for the Bergen Regional Medical Center as a Dietary Aide for many years. One of Eleven children Debra understood the concept of Family. She believed that having a warm and loving family meant; Having a place where you'll always...
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Willie James Lomax

February 14, 1922 - August 10, 2013

Willie James Lomax was born February 14, 1922, in Fort Myers, Florida. He was raised by his Aunt, the late Inez (Sherrod) Adams in Warrington, Georgia. Mr. Lomax enlisted in the military and served as a Sergeant in the Army Air Force during World War II in the Pacific Rim. Upon his discharge from the military in 1945, he began working at Flintkote in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He also worked...
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Twyla Frye

December 6, 1954 - August 10, 2013

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