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Women are listed by their surname at death.
Beatrice A. Maull Waples Gay 1926-2002
Beatrice A. "Archie Maull Waples Gay, 76, of Rehoboth Beach, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002 in Harbor Healthcare, Lewes. Mrs. Gay was born Jan. 13, 1926, in Lewes, the daughter of the late Percy E. and Otelia Maull.
She attended Delaware State College High School and Delaware State College in Dover. She lived in Philadelphia for many years, working as a nursing assistantin a facility for the terminally ill and as a private duty nurse. She was a member of Millennium Baptist Church while in Philadelphia. She and her husband moved back to Lewes in 1996 where she joined St. George AME Church, where she received her early spiritual training. She often helped in the kitchen when church programs were held.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Linford E. Waples; and a son, Micky Waples Sr. She is survived by her husband of 15 years. Harold V. Gay; three grandchildren, M.E. Waples Jr., V.O. LePege Waples and Garvena U. Hyland; a great-great-grandchild; a great-great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Patsy F. Trice of San Marcos, CA and Otelia K. Oliver of Seaford; and two brothers, James L. Maull of Miami, Fla. and Robert B. Maull Jr. of Lewes. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at St. George AME Church, 317 Park Ave., Lewes. Services will be held at the church at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31. Burial will be in Peoples Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by Miller Funeral Services, Milford.
Millben Gailliard 1937-2011
Millben Gailliard was born on January 12, 1937 to John and Evelyn
Handsor Millben in Dresden, Ontario, Canada. She was the second of three
daughters to that union. Jean attended Dougall Avenue Elementary School
and Patterson High School. She was an extremely outgoing and friendly
person and knew everyone. At a young age Jean moved to Vancouver, British
Columbia, Canada to pursue a career in dance. She traveled extensively
throughout Canada and returned home to Windsor in the late sixties.
Shortly after returning to Windsor, Jean met and married Carlos Gailliard
and to that union two daughters
Jean was the consummate and doting wife and mother going above and beyond what was expected of her to spoil her daughters and provide them with everything their hearts desired. She was overjoyed when she was blessed by the birth of her five grandsons.
Jean was a proud member of The Woodland Metis Tribe of Thunder Bay, Ontario who extended herself to anyone in need and took care of all whom she loved. On February 10, 2011, she departed this life to begin her eternal peace.
She leaves to cherish her memory and her life, two daughters, Esperanza Gailliard-Elzamel and Engracia Gailliard; two sisters, Stella White and Shirley Millben; five grandsons, Gregory Yopp; Ismaeel Gailliard; Marcel Yopp; Yehudah Gailliard and Eli Gailliard-Elzamel, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Alice W. Games ~1897-1983
Alice W. Games, of Cheswold, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 1983, at the Courtland Manor Nursing Home after a long illness. She was 86.
She was a member of the Immanuel United Methodist Church of Cheswold, and had been a member of the United Methodist Church Women's Organization.
She is survived by three sisters, Laura Pierce, Monroeville, N.J., Katherine Cuff, Bridgeton, N.J., and Agnes Newlin, Philadelphia, Pa.
Services will be today at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements by the Stevenson Funeral Home, Dover.
Virginia (Mosley) Games 1916-2006
Virginia (Mosley) Games of Milford died after a brief illness Tuesday, April 18, 2006, in Harrison Nursing Center, Georgetown. She was 89. She was born May 26, 1916, in Frederica, daughter of the late Nathaniel and Nancy (Miller) Mosley.
She received her earliest education at Union Public School, near Frederica. She attended Delaware State College High School Division as a boarding student, living on campus. She was a secondary education student in the Home Economics Department at Delaware State College before transferring to Virginia State College in Petersburg, Va., where she earned a bachelor's degree in home economics. She also attended the University of Delaware summer school where she became certified as an elementary education teacher. Mrs. Games worked in several capacities during her tenure. She was a secondary education teacher of Home Economics at Milford School 3C, a social worker for the Department of Social Services in Sussex County, a government employee of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in Philadelphia and as a first-grade teacher at Millsboro School 204C in Millsboro. After integration, Mrs. Games worked as a first-grade teacher at Lake Forest Elementary School in Frederica. She had remained close to many of her former students and had enjoyed their companionship. She held close ties to all of them and felt very proud of the accomplishments they have made. Mrs. Games enjoyed gardening, sewing and "just puttering around," as she called it. Mrs. Games also spent many vacations traveling, visiting Europe, the Caribbean islands, West Africa, Brazil and many other places around the world. As one of the original members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., she worked during the 1950s to obtain a charter from the national headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at Delaware State College in Dover. Mrs. Games was a member of John Wesley United Church, where she was mother of the church. She was also a member of the Mothers and Sisters Circle. She had been an active member of the Council of Negro Women and the Nanticoke Indian Association.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Thuron B. Games in 2001; and two brothers, Millard Mosley and Willie Carney. She is survived by two nephews, Ronald Mosley and Jerome Mosley; five nieces, Joyce Dixon, Joan Ellerbe, Paula Mosley, Helena Fields and Patricia Stewart; six cousins, Barbara Jiggetts, Gloria "Punch" Hart, Harry Miller, Jackie Rasberry, Preston Mosley and Robert Miller; four devoted friends, George Sorden, Frankie and Gwen Fountain and Delores Elliott; and four cousins-in-law, Violet Treherne, Helen Westcott, Ann Webb and Mabel Brinkley.
Services will be noon Monday in John Wesley United Church, Milford Neck Road, Milford, where friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Yvonne Brunson will officiate. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Services, Lewes.
Bensing Games 1916-2001
Thuran Bensing Games of Milford died Tuesday, April 3, 2001, in Bayhealth-Milford Memorial Hospital. He was 85.
Games was born Jan. 15, 1916, in Milford Neck, son of the late Leroy
and Emma (Sockum) Games.
He worked at General Motors, the DuPont plant in Seaford, the Sunship building, the Maryland Dry Dock, the Baldwin Locomotive Co., and retired in 1978 from Bell Telephone Co., after more than 22 years of service. Mr. Games was a member of the John Wesley United Church, Milford, where he served as chairman of the trustee board, keeper of the cemetery records, in maintenance, and as trustee emeritus. He also was a member of AARP, the Nanticoke Indian Association, the Milford Senior Center, the Frederica Adult Center and the Million Mile Club.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Helen V. Mosley Games; a sister, Mary Robinson of Lawnside, N.J.; and three brothers, John and Charles Games, both of Pennsauken, N.J., and Joseph Games of Newark.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at John Wesley United Church, Milford Neck Road, Milford, where friends may call two hours prior to the ceremony. The Rev. Dr. Yvonne Brunson will officiate. Burial will be in John Wesley Cemetery. Arrangements made by Miller Funeral Home, Millsboro.
Marion 'Betty' Garnett, 81 years old was born on October 5, 1930 to the late Benjamin and Dorothy Ridgeway in Cheswold, Delaware. Marion went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 14, 2011 after a long illness.
In February 1946, she was united in holy matrimony to William Garnett (Creep) and from this union Marion, Willis and Phillistine were born. She received her early education at Elkton, Maryland and completed in Millington Maryland. She was employed at Union Hospital, Laurelwood Nursing Home and retired from L & H Cleaners were she worked for 12 years. She loved to be with her family on holidays. She enjoyed playing card games, bingo, listening to music and dancing.
She leaves to cherish her memories; husband of 65 years, William Garnett (Creep); children, Marion Baynard (Albert) Townsend DE, Willis Garnett (Valerie) Elkton MD and Phillistine Malveaux, Newark DE; Grandchildren, Maurice (Niecy), Shawn, Willis Jr. (Sabrina), Keshia, Aaron, Eric (Helen), Chris (Nancy) and Yolanda; 20 Great Grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mary and Leona; 3 brothers, Charles, Raymond and Dewey; 7 sister-in-laws Teresa, Connie, Edith, Alise, Thelma, Helen and Robin; 4 brother-in-laws Reuben, Preston, Eugene and Benny. A devoted son Robert Henson (Bobby) and devoted friends Earlene Potter and Rev. Violet Tann; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her sister Annette and 2 brothers, Floyd and Benjamin and a son-in-law Edrice.
Services will be
held 11 a.m. Saturday, October 22, 2011 at Christ Unity Center, Inc.,
1150 Singerly Road, Elkton, MD where friends may call starting at 9:00
a.m. Burial will be in Bohemia Manor Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD.
Lisa Scott Funeral Home, 552 Lewis St., Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Lloyd Gaspar ~1976-2002
Mae Johnson Gibbs 1923-1999
Alberta Mae Johnson Gibbs of Lewes died Friday, July 2, 1999, in Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. She was 75. Mrs. Gibbs was born on August 7, 1923, in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late James and Cinderella Miller Johnson.
She retired after 28 years at the Avenue Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach as second cook. She loved her large family and looked forward to family gatherings, cooking, traveling, and spiritual readings. Mrs. Gibbs was a member of St. George AME Church, belonging to the Millie Lockwood Society, I. B. Ushers Board, Pastor's Steward, Lay Organization and Ways & Means Club, joining St. Georges Church in 1957.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Charles Gibbs Sr. of Lewes; eight daughters, Ethel Johnson of Dover, Patricia Hanzer and Victoria Gibbs, both of Newark, Gracelean Tabler, Wanda Witherspoon, and Tecola Gibbs, all of Lewes, Kathleen Collick of Bridgeville, and Charlotte Gibbs of Milford; eight sons, George Johnson of Philadelphia, Harold Johnson of Ellendale, Joseph Gibbs of Flint, Miss., Clifton Gibbs of Elkton, Ohio, Tyrone Gibbs, Wayne Gibbs, and Thomas Gibbs, all of Lewes; a brother, James Neal Johnson of Lewes, a sister, Rosie J. Garrison of Milford; a step sister, Lina M. Horne of Bridgeville; two special cousins, Blanche Tankard and Edna Harmon, both of Rehoboth Beach; 54 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at St. George AME Church, 317 Park Avenue, of Lewes, where friends may call three hours prior to service. Burial will be in People's Memorial Park, Lewes. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Services in Millsboro.
Carol E. Cuff Gilbert 1904-2000
In Loving Memory Of Carol E. Gilbert, Sunrise Oct. 29, 1904 Sunset Jan. 3, 2000.
SERVICES Saturday, January 8, 2000, Eleven O'clock AM, Trinity A.M.E. Church, Rt. #49 Bridgeton - Millville Pike, Gouldtown, New Jersey. Pastor: Alvin Stokes, Officiating
THE OBITUARY: Carol E. Gilbert, daughter of the late Reuben and Fanny Lytle Cuff, was born on October 29, 1904 in Gouldtown, New Jersey. She departed this life on Monday, January 3, 2000, at the age of 95.
As a young girl Carol joined the Trinity A.M.E. Church. She attended Gouldtown Grammar School and Bridgeton High School.
On December 24, 1923 Carol was united in marriage to the late Harry C. Gilbert. From this union seven children were born. She was devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Her home on Dickerson Street, Woodbury, was always open to everyone with love and kindness. She was a pillar of strength for her family and friends.
Carol was a long time resident of Woodbury, N.J and a member of the Campbell A.M.E. Church. She also resided in Orlando, FL and Gouldtown, NJ. In later years she moved to Mt. Royal, NJ to live with her daughter Catherine and her husband William S. Smith.
She leaves to cherish her memory her three daughters, Catherine T. Smith, Anna Helms and Ethel Galloway, five sons Harry W. , Herman T., Ralph C., Henry C., and Richard M., two sons-in-laws; Andrew Galloway and Barney Helms, five daughters-in-law; Charlotte, Janet, Esther, Joyce and Delphine, 24 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
PALLBEARERS Vincent Gilbert, David C. Smith, Barney Helms, Timothy Gilbert, Harry Gilbert, William W. Smith, Anthony Helms, Hubbert Gilbert
Professional Services Entrusted To: Edward's & Son Funeral Homes, Inc., Dennis W. Bundy, Mgr. L.F.D., 208 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton N.J. 08302
W. Gilbert 1927-2007
Harry W. Gilbert (Gil) age 80 of Woodbury, N.J., passed away on Wednesday May 2, 2007 at home. Harry was born in Bridgeton, N.J. on January 1, 1927 to the late Harry C. and Carol E. Gilbert. He was educated through the Woodbury School System. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed as a truck driver for 30 years. He was an avid camper and fisherman.
He is predeceased by his stepson Stanley A. Evans. He is survived by his beloved wife Charlotte E. Gilbert, step-son Keith W. Evans (Joyce), Harry K. Evans (Debra), Carol L. Evans (Carl), Cheryl A. Gilbert of Woodbury, N.J., ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, four brothers and three sisters, Ethel Galloway, Anna F. Helms, Catherine T. Smith, Herman T. Gilbert, Henry C. Gilbert and Ralph Gilbert and Richard M. Gilbert.
Remains will be cremated. Arrangements by BAGWELL FUNERAL HOME. Expressions of condolences may be sent to his family at home.
J. Gould Gilbert ~1933-2009
Janet J. Gilbert, 75, of Gouldtown, passed away early Thursday morning, March 5, 2009 in the South Jersey Healthcare-Inpatient Hospice Unit, Bridgeton. She had been a patient there for the past three days and in failing health since January. Born in Bridgeton, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Hubert Sr. and Dorothy (nee Pierce) Gould and the wife of Ralph C. Gilbert Sr., whom she would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary with on the 31st of this month.
Janet was one of the founders of King Memorial Church, in Bridgeton, and a dedicated member for 55 years, serving on both the deaconess and administrative boards. She also was an active member of the Colonial Riders Motorcycle Club, in Deerfield Township, where she served as wagonmaster for many years. JanetÕs greatest joys in life were camping with her family and friends and getting in the car with Ralph and "smelling gas," as they traveled the various roads and highways searching for treasure at yard sales and flea markets, especially Cowtown. Janet enjoyed flowers, loved her family and children, and was often the peacemaker when things werenÕt just quite right. She always anticipated spending time with her sister, Vandella. Janet will be sadly missed by her family, who loved her dearly.
Surviving to cherish her memory is her husband, Ralph; four sons, Ralph C. Gilbert Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, of Bridgeton, Hubert G. Gilbert and his wife, Evelyn, of Pittsgrove Township, Kevin R. Gilbert and his wife, Karen, of Pleasantville, and Lonnie P. Gilbert and his wife, Ronda, of Millville; one daughter, Carolyn Gilbert Lee and her husband, Vandell, of Pittsgrove Township; and one sister, Vandella Dunn and her husband, Nathan C. Dunn, of Marmora; 8 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. vShe was predeceased, besides her parents, by a sister, Joyce Gould; and two brothers, Edgar Gould and Rev. Hubert Gould Jr.
Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Tuesday, March 10, at 12:30 p.m. from the King Memorial Church, 577 E. Commerce St. and Coral Avenue, Bridgeton, N.J. The Reverends Nathan S. Dunn, Robert Burroughs, and Lawrence Crawford will officiate. The interment will be in Gouldtown Memorial Park, Fairfield Township. Friends may call on Tuesday morning from 11 to 12:30 p.m., prior to the services at the church. Written condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting the funeral home Web site at www.sraywebsterfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sray-Webster Funeral Home, Upper Deerfield Township.
Samuel Oliver Givens, 68, of Dover, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at Kent General Hospital in Dover.
Mr. Givens graduated from Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He served in theUS. Army. He held memberships in a variety of organizations such as charter membership in Delta Mu Delta honor society; American Legion. Headquarters Post Delaware; Association for the Improvement of Minority Status, the NAACP, AARP, NTEW, Common Cause, and the Delaware State University Alumni Association.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Harmon Givens of Dover; nine children, Carla Shockley of Delmar, Reginald Givens of Atlanta, Sammette Givens, Lisa Givens and Bonita Givens, all of Georgetown, Judith Cannon of Lewes, Samuel Givens, in the U.S. Navy, Sylvia Jordon of Dover and Cynthia Beckett of Elgin, IL; a sister, Elnora Brown of Coleman Corner, Md., his father-in-law, Douglas Harmon of Lewes; brotherin-law, James Harmon of Lewes; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; an aunt and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Services were held at Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover, with burial in the New Christian Chapel of Dover Cemetery.
Barbara J. Goldsborough 1944-2013 5 July 2013
5 July 2013
Barbara J. Goldsborough, 68, of
her retirement in 2009, Barbara had been employed with Wheaton Glass
leaves to cherish her memories, her son, Keith (Vera) Goldsborough of
Orlando, Fla.; a granddaughter, Tiffany S. Goldsborough; two great-grandsons,
Dominique D. and Demetrius D. Goldsborough of Orlando, Fla.; a brother,
Willard "Spider" Goldsborough of Candor, N.C.; three sisters-in-law,
Kate, Yvonne and Ida B. Goldsborough; and a host of nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Willard; her
lifelong companion, John Fitchett; six brothers, Ira Maxwell, Donald,
services will be held at the Padgett Funeral Home,
Dolores A. Goldsborough ~1933-2005
Dolores A. Goldsborough ~1933-2005
A. Goldsborough, 72, of
was born in
to her retirement she had been employed with the former Val Mode Clothing
Co., Major Clothing Co. and Theber Clothing Co., all in
include: her companion, Lester E. J. Pitts,
nephew, Rev. Douglas Goldsborough, will conduct funeral services in
the Padgett Funeral Home,
Anna Goldsboro 1936-2007
Dorothy Anna Goldsboro, 71 of Pittsgrove Township went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday evening May 29, 2007 in South Jersey Regional Medical Center, Vineland. She had been a patient there for the past month and had been in failing health for the last five months. Born the oldest daughter of eight children to the late Leslie and Olive Mae (nee Brown) Pierce, she was the wife of William E. Goldsboro. She was born in Quinton, N.J. on January 12, 1936 and attended Quinton Elementary School. She and her husband William were united in marriage on Dec. 6, 1959.
Dorothy worked for the Vineland Developmental Center for 22 years and retired in 1996. She then was employed with the Cumberland County Homemakers for two years. She attended and was a member of Wesley Memorial A.M.E. Church in Rosenhayn, N.J. since 1991. She served on the Missionary, Deaconess and Women¹s Fellowship boards. She loved to sew, cook for her family, bird watch and listen to WSNJ Radio. She was a member of the Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Indian Tribe of Bridgeton.
Surviving her besides her husband of 48 years are nine children, Vincent Bright Sr. and his wife Darlene of Bridgeton, Peggy Robinson and her husband Virgil of Carneys Point, Annette Toni Young and her husband Daniel of Millville, Valerie Goldsboro and her fiancé Greg of Pittsgrove, Jonathan Goldsboro of Pittsgrove, Joy Atkins and her husband Bob of Cherry Hill, Jeffrey Goldsboro and his fiancé Millie of Seabrook, Michael Goldsboro and his wife Anna of Vineland and Rochele Manno and her husband David of Upper Deerfield. Six brothers Louis, Leslie, David, Frank, Charlie and Major Pierce and one sister Emma Price, 17 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents she was predeceased by one son Donald Bright.
Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Monday June 4, 2007 from Wesley Memorial A.M.E. Church, 582 Morton Ave. Rosenhayn, N.J. at 12 p.m. The Rev. Issac DeShields will officiate. The interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. A viewing will be held on Monday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church, prior to the services. Written condolences and expressions of sympathy may be expressed to the family by visiting the funeral home website at www.sraywebsterfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sray-Webster Funeral Home, 62 Landis Ave. at Carll¹s Corner, Upper Deerfield Township.
U.S. Veteran Francis James Goldsboro, 66, of Vineland, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 22, 2007 at the South Jersey Hospital System, Hospice Division, Bridgeton. Francis was born August 29, 1941.
Frances was an employee of Kimble Glass Co., Vineland from 1969-2000, and a member of the U.S. Navy from 1963-1969. He was an avid football fan and a dedicated Colts fan, he enjoyed professional wrestling, especially Smack Down. Frances also enjoyed Western movies; Bonanza was his favorite. Francis enjoyed spending time with his daughters and especially his grandchildren.
Francis leaves to cherish his memories his wife Diane Goldsboro, 2 sons Charles (Terri) Wallace and Richard (Kyko) Wallace, 2 daughters Yvette Goldsboro and April (Norman) Holmes, 3 brothers Charles, Jerome, Herman Goldsboro, 3 sisters Edith Pierce, Gloria Goldsboro, and Gladys Goldsboro, 12 grandchildren (special acknowledgement to Jaynna and Jaimya Ellis), 5 great grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
will be held Saturday, December 29, 2007 at Trinity A.M.E. Church Rt.
49. Bridgeton NJ at 11 am where friends may view 1 hour prior to services.
Pastor Michael Keen will be Eulogizing. Interment will be held at the
Frank Goldsboro ~1901-1988
Frank Goldsboro Sr., 87, of Coral Ave. died Sunday morning at his home. Born in Gouldtown and a life-long area resident, he was the husband of the late Rebecca Loatman Goldsboro who died April 17.
Mr. Goldsboro was formerly employed by Wilbert Davis Trucking for 20 years and retired from Spencers in Bridgeton in 1966.
Surviving are six sons, Frank, Jr., Wayne, Linwood and George, all of Bridgeton, William E. of Elmer and John of Newport News, Va; six daughters, Doris Pierce, Marion Harris, C. Elaine Street, Bernice Bailey, Helen Morris, all of Bridgeton, and Rosa Smith of Mount Royal; 50 grand- children and 43 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday from Trinity A.M.E. Zion Church, Route 49, Gouldtown. Interment will be made in Gouldtown Memorial Park. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lively Funeral Home.
Albert Goldsboro 1912-1992
Jerome Albert Goldsboro, 79, of Buckshutem Road, Bridgeton, died Sunday in South Jersey Hospital System, Bridgeton Division. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Albert J. and Minola Maddox Goldsboro, and the husband of Angeline Watty Goldsboro. He was a resident of the Bridgeton area for more than 60 years.
Mr. Goldsboro was employed at Southern State Prison in Leesburg as a welding instructor for 19 years, retiring in 1984.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Charles R. of Millville, Francis J. of Vineland, Herman of Bridgeton and Dr. Jerome Goldsboro of Boston, Mass., three daughters, Edith Pierce, Gloria Mae and Gladys Goldsboro of Bridgeton; four brothers, Sidney of Atlantic City, Stanley of Atlanta, and James and Dr. Robert Goldsboro of Millville; a sister, Lillie Gray of Camden; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Selina H. Goldsboro.
will be 1pm Thursday at the Trinity A.M.E. Church, Route 49, Gouldtown,
with the Rev. Alvin Stokes officiating. Interment will be in Gouldtown
Memorial Park, Fairfield Township. Friends will be received Thursday,
two hours prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are under
the direction of the Edwards and Son Funeral Home of Salem.
Lottie Thompson Goldsborough 1929-2013 21 May 2013
21 May 2013
Goldsborough, 83, of
to her retirement she had been employed with the former DeSantis Dress
leaves to cherish her memories, her son, Rev. Douglas Goldsborough (Joann)
of Lawnside; her three daughters, Phyllis Bryant (Thomas) and Agnes
Mason of Bridgeton and Betty Nutter of Port Norris; a sister, Yvonne
Elizabeth Wisher of Bridgeton, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren,
2 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was predeceased by two sons, Donald and Roger Goldsborough.
services will be held at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 90 Rev.
Matthew Brown Way, Bridgeton, on Tuesday, May 21st at 1 PM. Friends
will be received from 11 AM to 1 PM prior to the services at the church.
Burial will take place at
Rebecca Loatman Goldsboro ~1904-1988
1. In Bridgeton Hospital, of 65 Coral Ave., Bridgeton, N.J., on Sunday, April 17, 1988, Rebecca (nee Loatman) Goldsboro, wife of Frank Goldsboro, Sr., mother of Frank Jr., William, Wayne, Linwood, John, George, Doris Pierce, Marion Harris, Elaine Street, Rose Smith, Bernice Bailey and Helen Morris, aged 84 years.
Services: Trinity AME Church, Gouldtown, Fairfield Township on Thursday April 21; Interment at Gouldtown Memorial Park, Fairfield Twp. Order Eastern Star services. Arrangements Lively Funeral Home.
Mrs. Goldsboro was employed as a machine operator at Thebers Sewing Factory for 15 years. She was a member of Trinity A.M.E. Church of Gouldtown, where she served on the Senior Choir, Stewardess Board No. 1, the Golden Age Club and the Independent Church Aid. She also was a member of the Alice Felts Federated Club, the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indians and Ionic Chapter No. 15 Order of the Easter Star.
In Addition to her husband, she is survived by six sons, Frank Jr., Wayne, Linwood and George, all of Bridgeton, William E. of Elmer and John of Newport News, Va.; six daughters, Doris Pierce, Marion Harris, C. Elaine Street, Bernice Bailey, Helen Morris, all of Bridgeton, and Rose Smith of Mount Royal; an aunt, 50 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1pm Thursday from Trinity A.M.E. Church, Bridgeton-Millville Pike, Gouldtown, with the Rev. Alvin Stokes officiating. Interment will be made in Gouldtown Memorial Park with her sons acting as pallbearers. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 pm. Wednesday at the church will Ionic Chapter No. 15 services at 8pm. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lively Funeral Home.
Robert Goldsboro, 95, of 395 South Avenue, died Sunday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in Hopewell Township, the son of the late Edward and Elizabeth Goldsboro, he attended the Fairfield Township and Bridgeton public schools.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War I, serving in France, he was retired from the Bridgeton Iron Works and was a chauffeur for the late Sen. Robert Howell. Mr. Goldsboro was an active member of the Frogs-Social and Civic Club of Gouldtown.
Surviving are a brother, Howard of New York City; a lifelong friend, Elsie Ricketts; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth, a daughter, Mildred; seven sisters, Carlyn, Georgia, Estelle, Mabel, Bessie, Florence and Cora and two brothers, Chester and Albert.
Services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday from the Wesley Funeral Home, 17 S. Burlington Road, with Rev. Stokes officiating. Interment will be made in Gouldtown Memorial Park. Friends will be received at the funeral home Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30am.
Robert Thomas Goldsborough Sr.
? - 2013 26 May 2013
26 May 2013
Thomas Goldsborough, Sr., the son of the late Esther Goldsborough and
Robert Jackson departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 after a
long courageous fight. He attended school in the
was also a retired Police Officer in Darby Twp. Robert also achieved
many awards and certificates. Robert was united in marriage to Beatriz
Tyler Brown in May of 1946. From this union three children were born.
He enjoyed joking and visiting different casinos, also meeting up on
the Pike to have coffee with his friends.
He especially enjoyed the company of his 8 year old great grandson Noah. They had lengthy conversations about trains, boats, cars and school. Noah was Pop Pop's joy. His daughter Robin was the wind beneath his wings. Robert was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence, Sr. and Aaron and two sisters, Virginia Winters and Doris Herd.
Survivors: Robert leaves to cherish his memory his wife Beatriz, two daughters Sheila Goldsborough and Robin G. Fashaw, one son Robert Goldsborough II, five grandchildren, Robin Brown, Nicole Brown Wyckoff (James), Gerald Brown (Renee), Drebin Fashaw, and Ronneer Goldsborough, ten great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Goldsborough - In Bridgeton, N.J., March 19, 1936, Samuel Goldsborough.
Relatives and friends
are invited to the service on Monday afternoon, March 23, at 2 o'clock
from Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, Bridgeton. Interment in Broad Street Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at his late residence,
113 W. Vine St., Bridgeton.
Althea Cuff Goldsborough ~1926-2006
Thelma Althea Cuff Goldsborough of Hopewell Township departed this life suddenly on Monday, April 10, 2006 at her home. She was 80. Born in Hopewell Township to the late Fred Harmon-Jackson and Vera I. Cuff she was the wife of Ira Maxwell "Max'' Goldsborough and had been a lifetime Hopewell Township resident. Thelma, affectionately known as "Nana'' loved cooking, decorating, shopping and spending time with family.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband Max; three sons and their spouses, Maxwell Goldsborough III and his wife Cora, Larry Goldsborough and his wife Abbie and William Goldsborough and his wife Margie; five granddaughters, April Goldsborough, Melissa Goldsborough, Angel G. Lee and her husband Jerome, Coretta Montue and her husband Delvon and Autumn Goldsborough; four grandsons, Maxwell Goldsborough, IV and his wife Dolor, William Goldsborough, Jr. and his wife Narissa, Eric Goldsborough, Ryan Paul Goldsborough and his wife Jennifer and seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Milton Pierce, Fred Jackson and Harry Jackson and a host of family and friends. She was predeceased by a sister, Victoria Pierce Green.
Funeral services will be held at the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway #77, Upper Deerfield Township on Thursday evening, April 13 at 8 p.m. Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Entombment will be private at the convenience of the family at Cedar Hill Memorial Park in Hopewell Township. Written condolences may be sent to the family at www.padgettfuneralhome.com.
Williams Gooch 1952-2012
spent her entire life in the Lewes and Milton area where she and her
husband reared their family. Betty was completing her 36th year as a
teacher with the
is survived by her husband of 40 years, Ralph P. Gooch; four daughters,
Tiffany I. Gooch and Tony Wilson of Milton, Katina M. Gooch of Milton,
Cynthia E. I. Hulbert of Millsboro, and Ashley and Richard Hall of Seaford;
eight grandchildren; three brothers, N. Earl and Delores Williams of
Dover, Eugene E. and Carolyn Williams of Millsboro and Ronnie Taylor
of Texas; five sisters, Lewanda M. and the Rev. Henry Wright of Buffalo,
N.Y., her twin Evelyn R. and Melvin Stanley of Seaford, Jeanette I.
and Jesse Peterson of Georgetown, Alice M. and Gregory Freeman of Charlotte,
N.C. and Bonnie Hatton of Millsboro.
will be 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June, 10, at Epworth UM Church,
as she was affectionately called, was a sewing machine operator for
many years at the former Major Clothing Company in
her memories are her caring and loving husband James W. Graves, with
their children Iolanda Graves of Fairfield Twp., Richard Graves and
his wife MaryJean of Williamstown, Tia Turner and her husband Barry
of Maryland, Duane Maryland, her extended daughter Susan Lively of Fairfield
Twp., herbrother Albert Miller and his wife Margaret of Hopewell Twp.,
her adopted sister Barbara Shultz of Glassboro, and her 14 grandchildren,
many nieces, nephews and cousins.Until their homegoing, she wasa devoted
mother-in-law to Enid Graves; a loving sister to Christine Pierce; a
loving sister-in-law to MiltonPierce and Roy O. Graves; as well as a
loving daughter-in-law to Roy L. and Vinnie Graves.
will be Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Sray-Webster Funeral Home,
James W. Graves
James "Jim" W. Graves, 68 of Hopewell Twp., passed away on Wednesday December 4, 2013 at his home. Born in Chatham, Virginia, May 23, 1945, he was the son of the late Roy O. and Vinnie A (nee Clark) Graves, and the husband of the late Alberta (nee Miller) Graves, who passed in 2012.
Jim was employed as a carpenter for A.I. DuPont for 26 years until his retirement. He was a long time member of St. John United Methodist Church, Fordville, where he served on the Building Committee, and the South Jersey Community Ushers. He also was a member of the Townsmen Club. He loved antique and classic cars, and was often seen at local car shows and parades with one of his many collectors. He also was a Notary Public. Jim enjoyed people and loved entertaining at his many family gatherings in the back yard. His latest adventure with friends was a Barbeque stand he recently opened in Hopewell Twp. called Ribicus Maximus. He was a wonderful husband, loving father and grandfather, great friend to many, and always giving with a generous heart.
Surviving him to cherish his memories are his caring and loving children, Tia Turner and her husband Barry of Maryland, Iolanda Graves of Fairfield Twp., Richard Graves and his wife Mary Jean Ruffin of Williamstown, Duane Graves of Maryland; his extended son, Calvin Graves and his wife Addie of Maryland; and his extended daughter, Susan Lively of Fairfield Twp.; brother in law and wife, Albert Miller and Margaret of Hopewell Twp.; 14 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.Besides his parents and wife Alberta, Jim was predeceased by his daughter in law, Enid Graves; brother, Roy Olando Graves; and mother and father in-law, Christine and Albert Miller.
Family and friends
are invited to attend funeral services on Wednesday December 11, 2013
at 12:00 p.m. from St. John United Methodist Church, Fordville. The
interment will be in the church cemetery. Jim's pastor the Rev. Roy
Bundy will officiate. Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 10:00
to 12:00 p.m. prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Sray-Webster Funeral Home, 62 Landis Ave.
at Carll's Corner, Upper Deerfield Twp.
C. Green 1923-1982
Alexander C. Green, 58, of RD 7, Bridgeton-Millville Pike died Monday in Bridgeton Hospital where he was a patient for five days. He had been in failing health for a brief period of time.
The son of the late Isaac and Mildred Driggus Green, he was born in Chester, Pa. and was the husband of Margaret Hughes Green. He had lived at his present address for the past nine years, and prior to that had resided on Piercetown Road.
Mr. Green had operated a farm market in Gouldtown for the past 15 years and had formerly been employed with the city of Bridgeton and the Cresci Body Works in Vineland. He was a member of the Nanticoke-Lenni Lenape Indian Organization of Bridgeton.
Besides his wife, he is survived by five sons, Alexander C. Jr. of Wilmington, Del., Oliver R. and John R., both of RD 1, Millville and Charles A. and Robert C. Green, both at home; three daughters, Wonneta H. Figueroa of RD 1, Millville, Carnelia M. Bard of Bridgeton and Maria E. Green at home; his twin brother, Oliver R. Green of Cedarville; a sister, Anna M. Pierce of RD 1, Millville, and three grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Padgett Funeral Home, 100 N. Main St., Cedarville. Interment will be made in Gouldtown Memorial Park. Friends may call Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 at the funeral home
Alexander C. Green
Jr. 53, died late Tuesday evening April 10, 2007 at his residence in
Fairfield Twsp. He had been in failing health for the past several years.
Annie M. Durham Green ~1858-1944
1. Obituary: Chester Times, Chester, Pa., Monday, May 15, 1944. Services will be held for Mrs. Annie M. Green, of Media, at Trinity Union A.M.E. Church, North Olive street, Media, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. She died on Saturday. Friends may call at the church Tuesday evening, from 7 to 9 o'clock.
Mrs. Green was the widow of Isaac Green. She was born in Delaware, 74 years ago.
Her survivors are three daughters and two sons, Mrs. Rosie Durham, Mrs. Sarah Durham, of Media; Mrs. Elsie Cornish, of Philadelphia; James Green, of Media, and Isaac Green, of New Jersey.
Interment will be at Springfield cemetery.
2. Death Notice: Chester Times, Chester, Pa., Tuesday, May 16, 1944. GREEN--On May 13, Annie M., wife of the late Isaac Green, aged 74 years.
Relatives and friends, also Martha's Tent are invited to the services at Trinity U.A.M.E. Church, N. Olive St., Media, on Wednesday, May 17, at 2 o'clock. Interment at Springfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the church this evening from 7 til 9.
Lamar Green 1972-2012
Lamar Green 1972-2012
Lamar Green, 39, of Bridgeton,
went home to be with the Lord Sunday, May 6, 2012 at the SJ Regional
was a new member of the All Nations Church, Bridgeton, NJ he was an
avid sports fan, he played semi-pro football for the Cumberland Co.
Flash as well as the SJ Masadones, and he also enjoyed fishing, vacations
with his children and family, playing, cards, hosting and entertaining
leaves to cherish his memories his parents Roberta Green and Edgar Brown,
Paternal grandmother Delores Jamison, companion Carmen Hernandez, 1
son Quamir Kibler, 3 daughters Christyn L. Scurry, Christiana L. Green,
and Ciani N. Green, 3 brothers Parker A. Custis, Tyjuan A. Custis, and
Curtis D. Custis, 2 sisters Elizabeth Custis and Nikiya Mills, 2 grandchildren
Unique S.S. Nance and Zarion H. Scurry, very close friend Jermaine Clark,
Chris was preceded in death by a best friend like brother Karlton Fleeks.
will be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Miracle Temple C.O.G.I.C..
Rt. 49 Millville, NJ at 11:00 am where friends may view 1 hour prior
to services. A Friday Evening Viewing will be held May 11, 2012 at the
Edwards & Son Funeral Home, 208 E. Commerce St. Bridgeton, NJ from
6-8pm. Interment will be held at the
H. Mosley Green ~1924-1998
Ellen H. Green, 77, of Cedarville died Wednesday at home.
Born in Sayres Neck, Lawrence Township, daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Driggriss Mosley, prior to her retirement last September she was employed with the Downe Township Elementary School with administrative duties. She was a substitute teacher for the past 25 years. She also assisted her husband in the operation of his construction business.
She was a member of the Cedarville Baptist Church, a former Girl Scout Leader in Cedarville and was an avid seamstress and gardener.
Surviving are her husband, Oliver R., and a daughter, Mary Ellen Green of Cedarville. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Mary Elmira Wright
The Rev. James Goolsby will officiate services at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Padgett Funeral Home, 160 Main St., Cedarville, where friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cedarville. Contributions may be made to the Girl Scouts of the South Jersey Pines, P.O. Box 948, Newfield, N.J., 08344 or Hospice-Care of South Jersey, 2848 S. Delsea Dr., Vineland, N.J., 08360.
Ellen Mosley of Cedarville, NJ on Wednesday, June 17, 1998. Aged
77 years. Wife of Oliver R. Green. Mother of Mary Ellen Green. Relatives
and friends are invited to attend the funeral services without further
notice from the Padgett Funeral Home 160 Main Street, Cedarville on
Iuesday, June 23rd at 10:00 o’clock a.m. Interment will be made
at Cedar Hill Cemetery in (notice cut off).
Gould Green ~1914-1984
Bridgeton, N.J. on Monday, Aug. 27, 1984, Isabelle Gould Green, wife of the late Isaac J. Green Jr. And mother of Mildred C. Thompson and Wesley J. Green, aged 70 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services without further notice from the Padgett Funeral Home, State Highway 77, Carlls Corner, on Friday morning, Aug 31 at 11 o’clock. Interment at Gouldtown Memorial Park, Gouldtown. Friends may call Thursday evening between 7 and 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
E. Green 1961-2009
E."Strong Wind" Green, 48 of Fairfield Twp. died late Thursday
afternoon August 13, 2009 in
attended the Bridgeton public schools and was a 1979 graduate of Bridgeton
High School, she formerly worked as a secretary for
her besides her husband Charles are her mother and father Raymond and
Rose Marie Ridgeway of Bridgeton, her mother in law Margaret Kuff of
Stow Creek Twp., two sons Charles "BJ" Green and his wife
Deloria of Fairfield Twp. and Carl Green of Fairfield Twp., her granddaughter
Kiyleen Joy Kenton, one God daughter Lakeisha Pierce, two sisters Rena
Pierce and her husband Albert of Bridgeton, Tangela Ridgeway of Quinton
Twp., three brothers, Raymond Ridgeway and his wife Rachel of Texas,
Wayne Ridgeway of Cheswold, DE, and Urie Ridgeway and his wife Saiyida
of Toms River, God parents Marshall and Sarah V. Durham of Dover, DE;
two brother in laws Robert and Oliver Green both of Bridgeton, and three
sister in laws Juanita Figueroa of Bridgeton, and Carnelia Pierce and
Maria Green of Fairfield Twp., several aunts, uncles, nieces , nephews,
arrangements are under the direction of the Sray-Webster Funeral Home,
62 Landis Ave., Carll's Corner, Upper Deerfield Twp. Friends may visit
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009. Services will be conducted Thursday,
Aug. 20, 2009, followed by burial at
Willet Cuff Green ~1922-2004
Willet Cuff Green, 80, of Bridgeton, died Thursday, March 18, 2004,
in Cumberland Manor. Born in Bridgeton, Mrs. Green had lived here most
of her life. She had also resided for a short period in Philadelphia,
R. Green ~1924-2000
Oliver R. Green, 76, of Cedarville died Monday in his home. Born in Media, Pa., son of Issac and Mildred Driggriss Green, he was the husband of the late Ellen Mosley Green. He had lived in Lawrence Township for more than 50 years and earlier resided in Upper Deerfield Township.
Before his retirement 11 years ago, he had been employed with Lawrence Township Department of Streets and Roads for several years. He had previously worked at Martin Dye and Finishing Co. in Bridgeton. He was a member of Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Indians and was a tribal elder with that organization. He enjoyed gardening.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Ellen, of Cedarville. He was predeceased by five brothers, his twin, Alexander, James, Isaac, Robert and Carl; and two sisters, Anna Pierce and Lillian Lloyd.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Padgett Funeral Home, 160 Main St., Cedarville, where friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cedarville.
Ross Albert Green Sr., age 88, passed away peacefully at Salem Nursing Center, Salem, NJ, on January 22, 2005. Mr. Green was a lifelong resident of Salem. He as the son of the late Harry J. Green & Mary (Teal) Green. He attended Salem City schools, graduating from Salem High School in 1936. He was a member of Salem City Board of Education from 1963-1973, serving as board president in 1966. He owned and operated Ross Auto repair and Auto Sales until his retirement. Previously employed at E.I. DuPont as a chemical operator and Gibison’s Garage apprenticing as an auto mechanic. He was a lover of cars and motorcycles.
Mr. Green is survived by his devoted, loving wife of 65 years, Maxine J. (Pierce) Green; a loving son, Ross A. Green Jr. (Amie); daughters, Judith Smith (Eddie) of Indiana & Mary Ann McCoy (Nathaniel Sr.) of Quinton Twp.; sisters, Anna Young, Mary Henson & Daisy Jones of Salem; cherished grandchildren, Mark McCoy of Maryland & Scott Albert McCoy of Quinton Twp.; great grandchildren, Baxter & Carter McCoy of Carneys Point & Taylon Smith of Indiana; a host of other relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. He was predeceased by brothers, Franklin, Luther, Harry & Arthur; and sisters, Frances Wardlow & Bertha Cuff.
Funeral service 12:00am Thursday, January 27, 2005 at BAGWELL FUNERAL HOME, 131 S. Broad St., Penns Grove, NJ. Family & friends may call after 10am. Private burial.
Divine Seeney Greene 1919-2010
Devine Seeney Greene was born in Camden,
lived and was educated in Camden
Isabel was a loving devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter Kyle (Button) Adams; grandson, Christopher Adams; great grandson, Jordan Adams; one niece Lauren Trott; three nephews, Malcolm (Chip) Johnston, John (Ricky) Seeney and Guy Seeney. She also leaves behind several grand nieces and nephews, several in -laws and a host of friends.Her viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 5th, 10 am until service time 11 am atWard Memorial AME Church,
He was born May 23, 1944, in Bridgeport, Conn., the son of the late Howard and Harriett (Southgate) Greene. He grew up in Fairfield and attended local schools including Andrew Ward High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Navy and after a year of service matriculated to the U.S. Coast Guard where he served for four years aboard a weather cutter in the North Atlantic before his honorable discharge in 1966.
After his time in the service he moved to Waldoboro in 1970 where he was a dispatcher for RC Moore Inc. for five years before leaving to become a commercial fisherman with the help of his good friend Edward Thorbjornson of St. George. He fished out of Port Clyde for many years before becoming captain for the Riley's of New Harbor and F.J. O'Hara of Rockland. After retiring from fishing in the late '80s he became general manager for Fresh Pack Seafood. While with Fresh Pack he was able to travel to Alaska, Scotland, Iceland, and Canada buying fresh fish. He continued his career with Fresh Pack as a buyer at the Portland Fish Exchange. After leaving Fresh Pack he started his own business R.B. Greene Company a salmon importing business until retiring in 2008.
Upon his retirement he settled to Little Black Lake in Fort Kent. He was a Master Maine Guide, vice president of Maine Fisherman's Co-op Association, and an active member in the American Legion Post 133 in Fort Kent. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his good friend Sen. David Trahan as well as many others. He also served as Maine Convenor and Commissioner of Clan Donald USA in the 1980s.
He was predeceased by a brother, Gary Putnam Greene. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Alice Greene of Fort Kent; his son, Scott Donaldson Greene and his wife, Jessica, of Waldoboro; his granddaughter, Paige Elizabeth Greene of Waldoboro; his brother, Howard S. Greene and his wife, Olive, of Bridgeport, Conn.; his sister-in-law, Betty Greene of Holland, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews.
A time of visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro. A celebration of Roger's life will be held Saturday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Waldoboro United Methodist Church, Friendship Street in Waldoboro with Rev. Beverly Blaisdell and Rev. Joseph Beardsley officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at the German Cemetery in Waldoboro in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roger's memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Friends and Family are invited to share their memories, condolences and photos with the Greene Family at their Book of Memories at www.hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro.
9 Mar 2013
9 Mar 2013
Lorraine Frieda Gregg,77, of
She was educated in the Indian River School District and graduated from Indian River High School in 1983. She excelled at sports in high school and in community leagues, but held a special love for softball. Prenia was a member of the Living Word Christian Center in Laurel, under the leadership of Pastor Andre Mollock. She was a faithful and proud member of the Nanticoke Indian Association and the Queen of Sheba #4 Eastern Star P.H.A. of Delaware. Her proudest accomplishment was the birth of her only child, Montoya "Tinkerbell" Norwood. Prenia remained a solid rock for her daughter, even through her illness. If anyone would fail to remember, Prenia would gladly remind you, "That's my daughter!" She loved to talk to anyone who would listen and never met a stranger. During her early years, she was employed at several nursing homes and poultry plants. In later years, she was employed by Stockley Center. There she provided excellent service to her clients and dedicated herself to supporting her co-workers. Prenia retired from Stockley Center after 15 years of service due to her declining health.
Prenia leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter, Montoya; stepdaughters, Navatesha and Jasmine Taylor; her grandmother, Janie B. Norwood; brothers, Frederick Norwood Jr. (Cathy), Richard Norwood (Velma), Kevin Norwood, William Norwood (Conda) and Eldred Norwood (Sherri); sisters, Vanesssa Richards, Selena Ross (Albert), and Montoya Palmer; a special aunt, Marlene Pritchett; and special cousins, Dave and DeRoin Pritchett. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2011, at the St. John's 2nd Baptist Church, Mount Joy Road, Millsboro, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Friends may also call on Thursday evening at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. Pastor Annie Jane Custis will officiate the service. Burial will follow at the adjoining church cemetery. Letters of condolence may be emailed via www.watsonfh.com.
Leonard Alphonzo Grigsby of Dover died Monday February 27, 2012 atKent General Hospital. He was 74. Mr. Grigsby was born September 21, 1937 in Dover, Delaware to the late Leonard M. Grigsby and Edna Mae Carney Grigsby. He lived his whole life in Cheswold.
He had worked as a mechanic at the Chrysler Plant for 33 years retiring in 1994. Mr. Grigsby enjoyed antiques, working on cars and working in his vegetable garden. He also had a fascination for watches and clocks and had a collection of both.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Randel Hilton, 8/10/2010. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ellen Lillian Reed Grigsby of Dover; daughters, Edna Lillian Rohrbach and her husband, Howard, II of Magnolia, Virginia Lynn Pleasanton and her husband Carl of Felton; grandchildren, Nickolas Grigsby, Edna Christine Perrusquia and Leonard Kyle Pleasanton.
will be held 12 noon Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Torbert Funeral Chapel
South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10),Dover. Friends may call one hour
prior. Interment will be in theImmanuel Union United Methodist Church
Cemetery, Cheswold. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions
made to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way #205,New Castle, DE
Charlotte “Lottie” Durham Gross 1908-1998
Memorial Service 15 May 1999: Lottie A. Gross was born December 14, 1908 in Cheswold, Delaware to Nehemiah and Anna Durham. She died at Kentmere Home of Merciful Rest in Wilmington, Delaware on November 20, 1998.
Orphaned at an early age, Lottie lived with her married sister, Orda, until her teen years when she moved to Philadelphia to keep house for her two older brothers, Bill and Zed. In Philadelphia, she met and married Robert A. Gross. To this union six children were born: Robert, Jr., Isaiah, Marion Lois, Loretta, Lawrence, and Anna.
While living in Smyrna, Delaware, she was a member of and active in Centennial Methodist Church. Upon moving to Wilmington, Delaware in the late 1950s, she became a member of Presbyterian Church of Our Savior. She became an elder there and was also Treasurer of the Major Mission Fund, President of the Choir and organized and directed the Quarterly Rummage Sale for many years.
Lottie was active in the YWCA and received recognition for her volunteer work with-unwed mothers. She also enjoyed the activities sponsored by the Senior Citizens. She loved to travel with her husband, Bob, and they toured the east coast in the United States and Canada. A devoted wife and mother, she enjoyed visiting her children and was happiest when the family was together for holidays and other celebrations.
Lottie is survived by her three daughters, thirteen grandchildren, great- and great-great- grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Frances M. Carter Gross, 95, of Whitesboro, formerly of North Cape May, went home to meet her savior on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, after a few years of battling her illnesses.
was the first born of 12 on March 14, 1917 to Beatrice Winchester Carter
and the stepdaughter of Ivory (Ivy) Carter of
services will be held on Monday, July 30, 2012 at the
E. Gross, Sr. 1938-2006
Lawrence Gross 1936-1995
Funeral Program Obituary: Lawrence Gross was born in Smyrna, Delaware on February 12, 1936 to Lottie and Robert Gross. He attended Thomas B. Clayton Elementary School in Smyrna and the William Henry High School in Dover. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, he attended Delaware State College.
Over the years, Lawrence was employed by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Springer, Bancroft Mills, Speakman Company, Empire Caterers, The Monday Club and Alex of New Castle. Lawrence enjoyed all sports, but baseball was his first love. He was joined in marriage to the former Gloria Lawson on April l4, 1962 and from this union a daughter, Gigi Gross was born. Lawrence's horticultural work kept him busy and happy. He enjoyed preparing meals for handicapped persons, friends, and those in need of assistance. His artistic talents were expressed in his drawings and paintings. Lawrence was widely known in the community and will be sadly missed by family and friends.
His survivors include: his daughter Gigi Gross; his mother, Lottie Gross; three sisters, Marion Mott of Massachusetts, Loretta Jorden of Silver Spring, Maryland, Anna B. Lawson, of Philadelphia; one step-son, Reginald A. Lawson of Clinton, Maryland; one uncle, two sisters-in-law, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The family is grateful to the following men who are serving as pallbearers: Robert Collins, Perry Price, Ernest Cooper, Sam Powell, Clint McClease, and Art Lea. Service held at Presbyterian Church of Our Savior, Wilmington, Del, July 28, 1995.
''Oakie'' W. Gross ~1931-2001
Oakford ''Oakie'' W. Gross, 70, of Salem died Thursday at his home. Born in Salem, son of Henrietta R. Smith Gross and the late Oakford Lewis Gross, he was a lifelong area resident.
Mr. Gross was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, who after serving received an honorable discharge. He was a purchasing agent for at Mannington Mills until his retirement in 1992 after more than 39 years of employment. Mr. Gross was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Salem, where he was church treasurer, a trustee and member of the Usher Board. He was a member of Cuff-Barksdale American Legion Post No. 444, Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 11536, Salem and an honorary member of the Tuskegee Airman, Inc.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Ruth O. Ridgway Gross; three sons, Oakford W. Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pa., Michael D. of Shreveport, La., and Darren J. of Omaha, Neb.; a daughter, Terri M. Gross of Salem; two brothers, Lewis L. of Lompac, Calif., and Harold E. of Salem; three sisters, Bernice L. Parker and Blanche H. Woods, both of Salem and Betty Woodford of Deptford; and five grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Anthony D., and a sister, Doris Lewis.
Services are noon on Friday, May 25, in Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Grieves Parkway, Salem, where friends may call after 9 to 11:30 a.m. Fraternal services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Salem County Veteran's Cemetery, Pilesgrove Township.
Robert A. Gross, Sr. 1905-1988
Death Notice: In the Christiana Hospital on December 5, 1988, Robert A. Sr., husband of Lottie A. Gross, of 804 E. 28th St., Wilm., Del. Father of Robert A. Gross, Jr. and Anna Lawson of Phila., Pa., Isaiah Gross of Washington, D.C., Marion Lois Mott of Wareham, MA, Loretta Jordan of Rockville, Md, and Lawrence Gross of Wilm. Also survived by 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Aged 83 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the Centennial U.M. Church, Mt. Vernon St., Smyrna, Del. on Fri. morning, Dec. 9 at 11:00 where friends may call 1 hour prior to service time. Interment at Immanuel Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheswold, Del. Friends may also call at the Ryland Funeral Home, 9 West 30th St., Wilm. on Thursday evening from 7-8. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society, Lovering Ave., Wilm.
Funeral Program Obituary: Robert A. Gross, son of Clarence and Henvolta White Gross, was born January 29, 1905 in Burkettsville, Maryland. He was united in marriage to Lottie A. Durham on June 30, 1926. He retired from the Abex Corporation in 1970 where he worked as a fine grinder for 28 years. He departed this life on December 5, 1988 at Christiana Hospital.
He is survived by his wife Lottie, three sons, Robert A., Jr. of Philadelphia, Pa., Isaiah of Washington, D.C., and Lawrence of Wilmington, Del., three daughters, Marion Lois Mott of West Wareham., Mass., Loretta G. Jorden of Rockville, Md., and Anna V. Lawson of Philadelphia, Pa., fifteen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, two brothers, Archie of Jefferson, Md. and James of Hagerstown, Md., two sisters, Beattie Rodriquez of Hagerstown, Md., and Gladys Gross of Philadelphia, Pa., nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.
Services held at Centennial United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon Street, Smyrna Delaware, December 9, 1988.
Yvonne E. Goldsborough, nee Moore, born in Bridgeton, N.J. March 13, 1947 to the late Leroy Harmon and Anna Mae Moore (Byrd) Harmon, died at age 66, February 2, 2014. She was the wife of the late Richard G. "Goldie" Goldsborough, Sr. Yvonne had been a lifetime resident of the Bridgeton area.
Prior to her retirement due to disability, Yvonne had managed the Lakeside Manor Convalescent Home in Elmer and had also previously been employed with the Vineland Developmental Center. She was a member of the Church of the Living God Pillar and the Ground of Truth Church in Bridgeton.
Surviving are three daughters, Teresa Goldsborough of Bridgeton, Valerie Goldsborough of Millville and Ca Tina Goldsborough of Bridgeton; a son, Richard G. Goldsborough, Jr. and his wife Margarita of Bridgeton; seven brothers, Eugene Harmon of Bridgeton, Roger Harmon of Quinton, Timothy Byrd of Seabrook, Wayne B yrd, Rev. Milton Byrd, Robert Byrd and Kenneth Byrd all of Bridgeton; a sister, Carolyn Hadley of Vineland; nine grandchildren, 17 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Bradley Byrd; three brothers, Gary, Steve and Butch Harmon and a sister Malynda Byrd.
will be held at the Bridgeton Assembly of God, 424 Indian Ave, Bridgeton
on Monday February 10th at 11 AM. Interment will take place at Fordville
Memorial Park in Fairfield Twp. Friends will be received at the church
from 10 to 11 AM prior to the services. Written condolences can be sent
to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com
Yvonne Lynette Bright Sparrow Gourley of Dover passed away March 11, 2012, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford surrounded by her loving family.
Yvonne was born March 4, 1965, in Dover. She was the daughter of Dennis and Loretta Gourley. Yvonne loved the time she spent with her Uncle Alfred and Aunt Marlyn as a small child.
Ms. Gourley was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Alfred and Millie Sammons, William Billy and Leola Mommy Lee Morris, her paternal grandparents Edward Ducky and Margaret Gourley, two aunts Wanda Friss and Peggy Morris.
Yvonne graduated from Caesar Rodney High School in 1984. She was an active member of Immanuel Union United Methodist Church where she was lay leader, member of the choir, trustee, and Sunday school teacher. She also had the opportunity to preach in the church several times a year. Yvonne was a member of the Nanticoke Lenni Lenape tribe of Delaware and New Jersey. She enjoyed dancing and participating in the annual pow-wows. Yvonne was extremely proud of her heritage and participated in the Native American Youth Education Program. Her heart was in everything that she did but her pride and joy was the tribal youth group. She was a terrific role model for all children. Yvonne was an avid dancer and music lover; she especially loved Elvis Presley. Every Sunday Yvonne bowled in a league at the Brunswick Bowling Alley in Dover with her friends and team-mates. She was a NASCAR, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Philly fan. Shortly before her illness Yvonne achieved her personal goal of purchasing a new blue jeep similar to her Aunt Mar Moos.
Yvonne was a gentle
soul who touched the lives of all she met with her contagious laughter,
kind words, and vibrant smile. Her heart was huge and enjoyed adding
new friends to her list of family. She spent much of her time helping
others in need and will be missed by all who knew her.
Gourley was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Alfred and
Millie rents Edward “Ducky” and Margaret Gourley, two aunts Wanda Friss
and Peggy Morris. In addition to her parents she is survived by her
Uncles: Alfred Sammons and wife JoAnne, Terry Sammons and wife Mary
Ann, Kenneth Gourley Sr. and his friend Sharon Jones, Bruce Morris and
fiancée Trudy Davis, Robert Carey and Ruth Buford, Aunts: Marlyn Gourley
and husband Joseph, Janet Shaw, Janice Durham and husband Tony, Teresa
Morgan and husband Sonny, Anita Wright and husband Bobby, too many cousins
to name and her beloved dog Bones.
and friends may call Friday evening, March 16, 2012 from 6:00 – 9:00
pm at Torbert Funeral Chapels 1145 E. Lebanon Rd (Rt.10),
services will be Saturday, March 17, 2012, 11:00 am at
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