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Francisca Washington, died on 02/26/2011. She was the Foreperson for Custodial Services, Facilities

Services will be held on Friday, March 4, 2011 at 11:00am at the South Plainfield Funeral Home, 2456 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ. Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery in South Plainfield, NJ. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the funeral home.

Francisca Washington was born on November 2nd 1957 to Reverend Altamese Marion. She was a lifelong resident of North and South Plainfield New Jersey. Francisca was baptised in 1970 and she became a member of St. John's Baptist Church of Scotch Plains New Jersey. Francisca was educated in the South Plainfield system and graduated from the Middlesex County Vocational Technical School. She was a team member of the South Plainfield school system and then as a custodial manager at Rutgers University in New Brunswick New Jersey where she enjoyed a successful career.

Francisca was matriarch to Frankee Rose Ann Bolton, granddaughter Octavia and great grandson Michael Bolton. As well as Toni Tanesha Bolton, granddaughters, Breena Trivigno and Kayla Bolton. Francisca is survived by her mother, Rev. Altamese Marion, along with her siblings, Cassandra Buchanan, Ralph Buchanan and his wife Karen and James Osby Gwathney. Predeceased by James O. Gwathney Sr. Francisca never met a stranger. Always placing her family and friends before herself. She beamed at the mere mention of those she cared for and was loved by all.

Special Requests

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the MaryAnn Hale Pavilion Haven Hospice c/o JFK Medical Center, James St., Edison, NJ.

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