Category: Eulogies

11
Mar

The Eulogy for Charles Dierbach

As wisdom writer who penned the book of Ecclesiastes declared,  “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven; at time to be born, and a time to die;… a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.” And it is […]

14
Jan

The Eulogy for Trudy Hunt

Trudy was born on November 3rd, 1930, and grew up as a part of large extended French-Canadian family that was based in Van Buren, Maine, just over the border from New Brunswick.  She spoke both French and English.  Her father had 13 siblings, and her mother 11, and both of the families had lived on […]

11
Jan

The Eulogy for Harold Gantert

The Eulogy for Harold Gantert Harold was born on the last day of 1921 in Newark, NJ. He was preceded in birth by two brothers, the first of which had died at a very young age, and the second, Russell, who was born a year before Harold. Very early on in Harold’s life the family […]

11
Jan

The Eulogy for Helen Miller

The Eulogy for Helen Miller Helen was born on Christmas day in 1938, the only, and greatly beloved child of a single mother.  Helen never met her father; her grandfather was an artist. Her mother supporting them by working as a seamstress, and there were times when there was little eat.    When Helen was six […]

11
Nov

The Eulogy for Dominick Pesquera, Sr.

The Eulogy for Dominick Pesquera, Sr. Dominick Pesquera, Sr. was born on November 20th,1931 in Santruce,  Puerto Rico.  At the age of sixteen he moved with his father to Brooklyn.  Later, his mother, two brothers and three sisters would follow them to New York. His father got a job as a superintendent in a building.  […]

11
Jul

The Eulogy for Orlando “Lou” Lopez

The Eulogy for Orlando “Lou” Lopez by Pastor Jeff Edwards Orlando Lopez, better known as “Lou,” was born on Christmas day in 1926, the youngest of three sons born to his parents.  His mother had come from Naples, Italy and his father from Spain.  When Lou was just a small child, his father was taken […]

01
Jul

The Eulogy for Doreen Sitgreaves Roberts

Doreen was born on April 19, 1960 into a home in Newark that was packed with love and life. life. On the first floor lived Doreen and her parents and her older sister Carol. On the second floor lived her Grandparents, her aunt and her cousin Adrian, with whom Doreen would always have a very […]

25
Jun

The Eulogy for Tom Zibura

The Eulogy for Tom Zibura Tom Zibura was born December 8, 1951, the first child born to his parents. They lived together on the second floor of a two-family house in Garfield, with Tom’s grandmother residing on the third floor. Tom’s uncle and his family lived on the first floor. In 1958, when Tommy was […]

11
Mar

The Eulogy for Gloria Fuechsel

Gloria Fuechsel was born in 1927.  She was preceded in birth by her sister Sally, and followed by her sister Terry and her brother Harold.  Gloria’s early childhood took place during the years of the Great Depression, and there were hard times – times of going without – of not having enough to eat.  As […]

10
Jan

The Eulogy for Ann Hawkins

The Eulogy for Ann Hawkins Early on in the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus took those who would be his disciples up on the mountain where he gave what is known as the “sermon on the mount,” which laid out a description of what sort of life it was he had in mind for those who […]