OBITUARY

Gladys Philogene

January 18, 1947January 15, 2022
Obituary of Gladys Philogene
Gladys Manoly was born on January 18, 1947 in Port au Prince, Haiti to Victoria Manoly & Max Clesca. She completed her education in Brevet at Republique Du Chilè in Haiti and then moved to the USA in 1971. While in the US she reunited and married her childhood sweetheart Frantz Philogene in 1972. They had two children, Sandra and Anthony, who she adored dearly. She started out as a factory worker before deciding on a career change to become a C.N.A. Her first C.N.A job was at Plaza Nursing Home and then at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital (formerly Rahway Hospital) in Rahway, New Jersey. Gladys LOVED people and loved having a reason to celebrate. She threw parties at anytime for any reason. She had a passion for looking chic, making sure every accessory was color coordinated with her outfit for whatever occasion she was attending. She was a social butterfly, aka “paka-pala”. She was also a parish member of St. Michael's Church in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In 2013, Gladys unfortunately suffered a devastating stroke that left her partially disabled followed by a heart attack a few years later. Gladys died at the age of 74 on January 15th, 2022 at her home while being a diabetic and having complications from COVID. Gladys Philogene will be missed, loved and cherished by many but her memory will live on. Her legacy will be carried on through her 2 children Tony and Sandra, her 5 grandchildren Chris, Nick, Layia, Edwin and Daniel. She also leaves behind her mother Victoria, her husband Frantz and a few siblings. Visitation will be held on Friday February 4. 2022 ,from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at the Krowicki Mc Cracken Funeral Home , 2124 East St. Georges Avenue , Linden NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at St. Michael's Holy Rosary Catholic Church 52 Smith St. Elizabeth , NJ. Family and friends are welcome to attend the funeral on Saturday on February 5, 2022 at 8:45 am. Cremation will be private " FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"

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Friday, February 04, 2022

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Saturday, February 05, 2022

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