ELSIE BOLAND WARE, 92, of Millville, died Thursday in Cumberland Medical Center in Hopewell Township.
Born in Millville, she was a lifelong resident there.
She was a graduate of Millville High School and Glassboro State College.
She was employed as a teacher by the Millville school system for 50 years before retiring in 1968.
A charter member of the Central Baptist Church, she was superintendent of the Sunday school for more than 35 years and was honored in 1981 as Church Member of the Year. A former choir member, she also provided music for Wednesday night prayer meetings.
She was also a member of the Shekinah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 60 years. She was a member of the New Jersey Association of Retired Teachers as well as the National Education Association.
Surviving is a sister, Pauline Ackley of Lancaster, Pa.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the Rocap Shannon Memorial Funeral Home in Millville, where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
There will be an Eastern Star service 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the Central Baptist Church, North Second Street, Millville 08332.
Source: Press of Atlantic City, The (NJ) – Saturday, December 29, 1990