STANHOPE - M. Alma Lawrey, 90, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at St. Clare's Hospital Dover Campus. She was a lifetime resident of Stanhope. She graduated from Netcong High School, class of 1940, and Sherwood Business School. She worked for the Office of Price Administration during World War II, Stanhope Post Office, Salmon Oil Co. for more than 30 years and Frederick's Fuel Co. until retirement. A member of the First Presbyterian Church in Stanhope, she belonged to the Order of Eastern Star, Starlight Chapter 107 for 54 years, Worthy Matron twice and treasurer for nearly 30 years. Also treasurer of Club 107, and member of PM & PP Association. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward, in 2006 and son, Glenn, in 2007. She is survived by two daughters, Gail Esposito and husband, Alfred, and Sharon Buchanan, both of Stanhope. Also, two grandchildren, Lynn Ensman (Tom) of Franklinville and Gary Esposito (Laura) of Cortland, Ill.; and three great-grandchildren, Jamie and Jenna Esposito and Ashley Ensman. Also a great-great-grandchild, Chloe, and step-granddaughter Julie Serfess, of Chatham. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Almaâ€™s Life Celebration on Tuesday May 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the funeral home. The funeral home will open at 9 a.m. Interment will follow at Stanhope Union Cemetery, Mt. Olive Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory may be made to the
, 1031 U.S. 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807; or The First Presbyterian Church of Stanhope, 100 Main St., Stanhope, NJ 07874. For further information and to share a fond memory, please visit www.leberlakeside.com.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on May 4, 2014