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 Rosella <I>Black</I> Drake

Rosella Black Drake

Washington, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
Death 14 Sep 2006 (aged 85)
Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Hampton, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 17301183 · View Source
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Rosella Drake, who resided at Warren Haven Nursing Home, Mansfield, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006 at Warren Hospital, Phillipsburg. She was 85.

Born on Dec. 14, 1920 in Washington, she was a daughter of the late Reverend Evert and Laura Stuphen Black. Her husband, Paul, died earlier.

Rosella had lived in the Washington area for most of her life, but had also lived in Hampton and Glen Gardner. She graduated from Bernardsville High School. She loved her family, flowers, reading, and she will be missed by all of her family and many friends.

Rosella was a member of United Methodist Church of Washington. She was also a former member of the Musconetcong Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Presbyterian Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of Fox Liquor Store Committee for the Bi-Centennial of Washington.

She is survived by a son, Clarence L. "Sonny" Hummer and his wife, Susan of North Port, Fla.; a brother, Rev. Samuel Cole of Dolphin, Ala.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Two sons, Evert and Walter Hummer, a brother, Rev. William Cole, and a sister, Naomi Ridgeway, all died earlier.

Interment was in Musconetcong Valley Cemetery, Hampton.

Note: Rosella's children's father was Clarence L. Hummer who died in 1979 in Whitehouse, NJ. FG#19363869

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Gravesite Details d/o Reverend Evert & Laura (Sutphen) Black




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