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Sylvia Galloway

October 30, 1941 July 21, 2019
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Sylvia "Chubby" Galloway was born on October 30th, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey to the late Herman Galloway III and Virginia Gass Galloway Kemp. She was lovingly raised by her Uncle Isaac and Aunt Sara Johnson when she was two. Sylvia lived in Roselle all her life where she attended public schools and graduated from Abraham Clark High School.

Sylvia was employed as a Packer at Outlet Book Company in Avenel for 19 years until retirement. Previously, she worked as a Welder at RCA in Rahway for 8 years.

She was baptized on October 31, 1979 and became a longtime member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the Flower Club, Senior Missionary Ministry, and Usher and Missionary Boards. Sylvia loved to do anything she could to help others.

She was a loving sister, aunt, niece, godmother, cousin and friend. She enjoyed eating, shopping, traveling and talking to people, watching the Steve Harvey Talk show and getting dressed up with her matching outfit, shoes and pocketbook.

On Sunday, July 21, 2019, Sylvia Galloway departed this earthly life at Cornell Hall Care and Rehab Center in Union at the age of seventy-seven. Sylvia was loved by her family and friends.

Sylvia was predeceased by her brothers: John Isaac, William, Johnny and Jerry; and sisters: Rosalie, Jane and Geraldine.

She leaves to cherish precious memories, her brother: Harold Johnson of Orlando, FL (Mozella); sister, Sheila Burch of Rahway, NJ; nieces: Tahisha Galloway-Brown (Charles), Katrina Briggs and Nickeya Spurgeon; special nephew, Elder Warren Stanford Curtis; nephews: Jeffrey Burch, David Spurgeon and Kurtis Briggs; a host of great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews; two godchildren: Nicole and Tracy to whom she adored; caregiver, Ron; and a host of nieces, nephews, dear relatives and friends.

She loved the Lord, was loyal to those who loved her and will be dearly missed by all.


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29

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10:00 AM 7/29/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Rev. Milton A. Byrd Plaza
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1002 Rivington Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

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Monday

29

Jul

11:00 AM 7/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Rev. Milton A. Byrd Plaza
Roselle, NJ 07203

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1002 Rivington Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States
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