Frances Mae Bloodgood
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AGE: 96 • Wall
Frances Mae Bloodgood, 96, of Wall, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Frances was a lifelong resident of Wall Township. She was born and raised in West Belmar. Frances was a homemaker but also worked at McCrory's in Asbury Park in the Record Department and for Sears for 21 years in the Children's Department. Frances played the piano for over 50 years for West Belmar United Methodist Church. She also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary in West Belmar United Methodist Church, West Belmar Fire Company and a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts in West Belmar.
Frances was predeceased by her parents, Earl and Josephine Stines; her husband of 66 years, Chester "Chet" Bloodgood in 2004; a son, Chester Bloodgood Jr. in 2006; a brother, Henry J. Stines; and a sister, Earline Hill. She is survived by a son, Clifford and his wife Carol Bloodgood of Wall; a sister, Betty Geilfus of Bedford, MA; a daughter-in-law, Judith Bloodgood of Manchester; and a sister-in-law, Lois Stines of Texas. Frances is also survived by four grandchildren, Brian and Patty Bloodgood, Donna and Keith Blackburn, David and Christine Bloodgood and Deborah and Mark Sileo; seven great-grandchildren, Eric, Matt, Nicholas, Amanda, Lauren, Ian and Caroline.
Family and friends are invited to call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13 at Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan. Funeral service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to West Belmar United Methodist Church, 1000 17th Ave., Wall, NJ 07719. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 10, 2013