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Emma L.  Minton
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Obituary for Emma L. Minton

Emma L. Minton, 90, departed this life Wed. June 13, 2018 in Edison, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ she resided in Plainfield, NJ, Piscataway, NJ, Somerset, NJ and at the time of her passing, Edison. Mrs. Minton was employed by the Piscataway School System as an Instructional Assistant in the pre-school and special education departments for 20 years retiring in 1991.

She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Plainfield since 1957 where she served as a deaconess, assistant Sunday School superintendent for 10 years, Sunday School superintendent for 14 years, former member of the Matrons Club and Chairperson of the Board of Christian Education for five years. Her other membership was with the MRS Club in Plainfield where she served as past president, secretary, fashion show coordinator and scholarship committee member.

Her community involvement was as a volunteer in the pre-school preparatory program at Emerson School in Plainfield from 1963-1965; Girl Scout leader for the Brownies to Cadets from 1963-1967 and working with the Senior Citizens teaching quilting.

Her interests and hobbies included Bible study and prayer group, arts and crafts, crocheting, quilting and meeting with her quilting group. She helped wherever needed and especially where children were involved.

She is predeceased by her husband Robert Minton;

Surviving is her daughter Gwendolyn Minton; two sons Arthur Randall Minton and Douglas James Minton; five grandchildren Robin, Elijah, Corey, Blair and Abijah; a sister Jean Jennings, other relatives and friends and her Calvary Baptist Church family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Calvary Baptist Church Scholarship Fund at 324 Monroe Ave., Plainfield, NJ 07063.


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Visitation

Thursday

21

Jun

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

324 Monroe Ave
Plainfield , NJ 07063

Service

Thursday

21

Jun

11:00 AM
Calvary Baptist Church

324 Monroe Ave
Plainfield , NJ 07063

Cemetery

Thursday

21

Jun

Hillside Cemetery

1401 Woodland Ave,
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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