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Mary W James

August 31, 1934 August 12, 2018
Mary W James
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Mary Wagstaff James was born August 31, 1934 in Caswell County, North Carolina to Henry Wagstaff and Lula Barnette. Mary was one of 10 sibling, 4 brothers now deceased Nate Wagstaff, LG Wagstaff, Bedford Wagstaff, Lynwood Wagstaff and 4 sisters also deceased, Eugenia, Ruby, Bernice, Francis and youngest living sister Ernestine Wilson of Greensboro, North Carolina.

In Mary Wagstaff’s early teens, she migrated to New Rochelle, NY to join her elder sister, Francis Wagstaff-Williams, where they both acclimated careers in the nursing field. On May 16, 1958, she married Gerald Leon James, Sr. (deceased 2006) and had six children. Mary W. James was the rock of her family and always worked hard to provide a loving and caring environment for her family. In the early 1970’s, she was employed by Cross County Hospital, then moved on to Workman’s Circle Nursing Home and Lockwood Manor Nursing Home and was a member of Local Union 1199 and retired in 1999.

Mary would have been 84 years young on August 31, 2018. She earned her wings into Heaven on Sunday, August 12, 2018 and leaves behind to cherish in her memories her beloved (sons), Gerald Leon James, Jr. (deceased); Scott Alan James (Bronx, NY), (daughter) Yvonne James-Harris; (son-in-law) Gregory Harris; (grandson) Nyrel Harris; (granddaughter) Sonya Lizette Harris (Elmont, NY); (daughter) Yvette James (Bridgeport, CT); Ronald Kenneth James, Sr.; (daughter-in-law) Murdlin James (Lithonia, GA); (grandson) Ronald Kenneth James, Jr. (“RJ”) (Greenville, SC); (daughter) Dina Florence James; (grandson) Justin James; (grandson) Christopher James (Rego Park, NY); and many other nieces and nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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Visitation

Tuesday

21

Aug

10:00 AM 8/21/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/21/2018 11:00:00 AM
Messiah Baptist Church

210 Congress St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Messiah Baptist Church
210 Congress St. Bridgeport 06604 CT
United States

Service

Tuesday

21

Aug

11:00 AM 8/21/2018 11:00:00 AM
Messiah Baptist Church

210 Congress St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Messiah Baptist Church
210 Congress St. Bridgeport 06604 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakeview Cemetery Final Resting Place

885 Boston Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06610

885 Boston Ave. Bridgeport 06610 CT
United States
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