Jill J. Goldner
Jill J. Goldner

Age 50, of Wilmington, DE, went home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2011.

She was in the first graduating class of the Wilmington Christian School in 1979 and received her BS in History from the University of Delaware. She was a member of Ogletown Baptist Church. Jill was an accomplished teacher and speaker for many bible study groups. She was a Sunday school teacher for 25 years at both Bethany and Ogletown Baptist Churches. Jill was a Children's Curriculum writer for Lifeway Christian Services for 19 years and an administrative assistant at the Sunday Breakfast Mission.

Jill is survived by her husband of 27 years, Stephen L. Goldner; her children, Ryan J. Goldner of Chicago, IL, and Carolyn M. Goldner at home; parents, Ann R. and Joseph M. Jacobs, Jr; mother and father-in-law, Arlene and Robert Goldner; sister, Susan J. Savopoulos (Sotiere) of Oakland, MD; and 5 nephews and 1 neice.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 14, from 6-8 pm at the MCCRERY & HARRA FUNERAL HOME, 3710 Kirkwood Highway at Duncan Road. A memorial service will be on Thursday at 11 am, at Ogletown Baptist Church, 316 Red Mill Road, Newark, DE 19713 where friends may call after 10 am. Interment will be private. Contributions may be made to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 Poplar St., Wilmington, DE 19801. To send condolences

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Dear Steve, Vicki and I are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jill. We know you were close, and can only imagine your pain in losing your soulmate. God speed to you and your children. Rock and Vicki Weinrich (Lancaster, PA)
September 15, 2011
To Steve, Carolyn, Ryan, and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Jill was an amazing woman. Good friend, kind, and just there whenever anyone needed her. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I feel it my honor and priviledge to have known Jill.
June Wilson
September 14, 2011
Stephen and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. There are no words that can be said to lessen your pain. Just cherish the memories and times that you shared and God will see you through it. God bless you all.
Kathy Caltabelotta
September 14, 2011
I didn't get opportunity to see Jill much, because we worked different shifts, but the times I did she always had a smile, kind words and a pleasant spirit. I sympathize with you in the loss of your beloved, Cherish the memories because now she is gone and at peace with God above. No more suffering no more pain. Praying that God will continually keep and bless you all.
Donald Gilbert
September 13, 2011
Dear Steve, Ryan, Carolyn and all the Goldner family, We are so sorry to learn of Jill's passing. Even though we were with her only a few times, it was obvious that she was generous, loving, and kind hearted. Our deepest sympathy, Sarlyn & Marty Goldman
September 13, 2011
Dear Steve and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You are and will remain in my prayers.
Sally DeWitt
September 13, 2011
Dear Steve, Ryan and Carolyn, I am so very sorry to hear about Jill's passing. Though I had not seen her several years, I remember lots of chats that we had over our girls in their middle school years! Praying that the God of all comfort will give you strength for the days ahead.
Heather Elgena
September 13, 2011
Dear Big Steve, Ryan and Carolyn,
Remember in yor weekness His strength is perfect and He will carry you when you can't carry on.Jill will be greatly missed here but she is no longer in pain. She is rejoicing in heaven right now. I will miss her. My prayers are with you for your strength and peace. Love you and may God richly bless and comfort you at this time and in the coming years.
Nathalie Thomas
September 13, 2011
Dear Ann, Joe and Goldner Family:
We are so very sorry to hear of such a loving and wonderful woman's passing. Both of us want to express our heartfelt sympathy to you all.
Sincere Condolences,
June and Sue Guy
September 13, 2011
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal ..... Love leaves a memory no one can steal. My family and I are sorry for the loss of your wife Jill she was an amazing woman and will be missed by all those whose life she touched. Dawn and Matt Conly
Dawn Conly
September 13, 2011
Dear Steve,Ryan,and Carolyn,

We were so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She is a wonderful person and always had kind words for everyone. I hope that some day you will find comfort and peace.
Dennis and Lisa Risner
September 13, 2011
Ann and Joe,
Never having been blessed with children, I can't begin to imagine your loss. Jill was the best female friend I ever had. For reasons He only knows, God chose to through us together. I will always be grateful for the time we had together. She was admired, respected and loved and I will miss her deeply.
Rick Selfridge
September 13, 2011
It is difficult at times such as this to seperate our feelings. While I have lost a cherished friend and confidante, I also rejoice knowing that she will be greeted with, "Well done, my good and faithful servant." Steve, Carolyn and Ryan, I can't begin to imagine the pain and sorrow you are now feeling. Please know that she was much admired and loved and will be sorely missed. I love you all God Bless.
Rick Selfridge
September 13, 2011
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