MANALAPAN - ELIZABETH E. GAVIN-SMITHBOWER passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Cranbury Center, Monroe Township. She was 84.
Born in New Brunswick, she resided in New Jersey then Florida, before moving back to New Jersey in 2013.
Prior to retiring in 1993, Elizabeth was a bookkeeper for Center for Health Affairs in Princeton.
Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Eugenia Faccone and her husband, Samuel, of Manalapan, and three grandchildren, Anthony, Noah and Abigale.
The family asks that you consider a donation to the stroke (www.stroke.org) or diabetes association (www.diabetes.org).
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 24th, 3:00 to 5:00 PM, at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. For directions, please visit the "Services" page. Cremation was private.
Jeanie and Sam our sincere condolences to you and your family.
My Miss Betty Jeanie, What can I say but God has blessed you over and over. We had so many years together as friends. It started before our girls went to school. Brownies you were one of the leaders. Camping trip and we know how you loved the dirt (HAHA) . Spending time at parties. How many New Years Eves we spent together dancing , we had great times together, The girls got married, Then Charlie and I moved to Florida and you would come on your vacation, on the road we went (day trips) visiting places we wanted to see in the area. Retirement was getting close you decided you wanted a home near us. I searched and found a home you, you signed the papers over the fax machine modern technology amazing. You got married and you and Billy moved into the Fl house, The 4 of us would go out together. We spent the last Easter you were in Fl together we had dinner at your house . You told us you were now alone here and it was time to move back to NJ by Jeanie and Sam, We were there as they packed you up to move, You spent the night with us as you couldn't drive back in the truck with Jeannie and Sam. We took you to the airport the next day. On one of my trips to NJ I dropped into see you, you were doing so great you got involved in the groups where you lived. We will miss you and love you our Dear Friend
Charlie and Mariethel Harding
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