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Gaylord Mount Schelleng


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Gaylord Mount Schelleng

AGE: 78 • Neptune

Gaylord Mount Schelleng 1939 - 2017, 78, passed away into God's hands on Saturday June 17, 2017. She was born on March 25, 1939 in Neptune, NJ, the only daughter of the late Beryl Mount and was married to the late Charles Edward Schelleng for over 50 years. She had one daughter Anne L. Schelleng of San Antonio, TX. Gaylord was a graduate of Centenary College for Women (Hackettstown, NJ) and Ohio Wesleyan University, and served as an organist and musician for numerous churches in Monmouth County including Calvary Baptist Church, Belmar, and the Presbyterian Church on the Hill, Ocean. In addition, she maintained a private piano studio in Wall, touching the lives of hundreds of young people with the gift of music.

An avid genealogist, Gaylord was a longtime member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, the National Society of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots, and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists.

Visitation will be held at 10:00am on Friday, June 23 at the Presbyterian Church on the Hill, Ocean, with the funeral service to follow at 11:00am. Burial will be at Old Tennent Church Cemetery, Freehold. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Presbyterian Church on the Hill; the Monmouth County Historical Association; or the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Condolences may also be offered online at www.elyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 21, 2017
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