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Obituary of Edward Gist
Edward Gist, age eighty-seven of Pleasantville, New Jersey passed on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Meadow View Nursing Home in Northfield, New Jersey. He was born on October 7, 1931 to the late Farlee Merrill and Edward Gist, Sr.
Edward, affectionately known as "Eddie," attended Atlantic City Public Schools and later enlisted and served in the New Jersey National Guard, worked as a warehouse manager for Sid Brooks Furniture and laborer until his decline in health.
Eddie is survived by: his loving children, Jeanette (Ronnie) Martin, Sydney (Mark) McCrae, Edward Gist, Leo (Wanda) Gist, Hardy (Roslyn) Gist, Santa Gist, Vanessa Wyman (Russell) Brown, Kevin (Clara) Gist, Emmanuel Gist, Catherine Gist, and Leroy (Cetenia) Gist; stepson, James Toulson; nieces, Karen Gist-Hooker, Lisa Gist-Ragland, and Stephanie Hill; nephew, Michael Garrett; 32 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; friend, Carolyn Anderson; and a host of other family and friends.
Eddie is predeceased by his wife Vera Gould, siblings Luther, Jr., Rosalie and Ruth. grandsons; Robert Martin, Malik and Hardy (Charmin) Gist, Jr.
Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, November 10, 2018, Heavensway Baptist Church, 5082 Tremont Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey where friends may call from 10AM. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing.
Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.