January 6, 1941 - December 27, 2021
Mary Jane (Pavlicheck) Gilbert, age 80 of Millville, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, December 27, 2021 at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland. She had been in declining health over the last several years. Born in Root, New York to the late Anton and Isabelle (Evanoff) Pavlicheck, Mary Jane graduated from Long Branch High School Class of 1960. Mary Jane met her husband Bobby at a Christmas party in 1962 and they were married in 1963. They shared over 57 years of marriage together. Mary Jane was a wonderful homemaker and together with her husband Bobby they raised their family in Wall Township. In 1998, Bobby and Mary Jane moved from Glendola and settled in Millville. Mary Jane was a longtime member of Maranatha Baptist Church in Millville. She loved going to church and helping out whenever she could in the Sunday School and Vacation Bible School over the years. She truly loved singing and talking about Jesus to everyone she met. Mary Jane also enjoyed studying the Bible and was proud to have attended a night Bible school at First Baptist Church in Asbury Park for seven years. Mary Jane always looked forward to every Christmas with great anticipation, and loved entertaining her friends and family all year long but especially during the holidays. Most of all, Mary Jane treasured the time that she was able to share with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mary Jane will be sadly missed by her loving husband Bobby Gilbert of Millville; two daughters, Melissa Hayden and husband Eugene of Coopersburg, PA and Rebecca LaForest and husband Peter of Spring Hill, TN; her son Robert Gilbert and wife Tina of Millville; four grandchildren, Spencer Hayden, Zackary Noll-LaForest, Ella Noll-LaForest, and Christopher Gilbert; and one sister Theresa Smith of Howell. She was predeceased by her three sisters, Lillian Palmer, Anne Quinlan, and Frances Heulitt. A Funeral Service for Mary Jane will be conducted on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 1 p.m. in the Maranatha Baptist Church, 1524 Bridgeton Millville Pike, Millville. Family and friends will be received in the church from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Tenth and Broad Streets, Millville. Arrangements are under the direction of the Christy Funeral Home, Millville. Memories and expressions of sympathy for Mary Jane Gilbert may be shared on the Obituary Tribute Wall at: www.christyfuneralservice.com.
Mary Jane (Pavlicheck) Gilbert, age 80 of Millville, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, December 27, 2021 at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland. She had been in declining health over the last several years. Born in Root, New York... View Obituary & Service Information
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