Wilhemina Bradshaw 83, formerly of Philadelphia, PA; but has resided in Alloway for the past 20 years, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Wilhemina was born in Havre de Grace, MD, and relocated to Philadelphia with her mother Carrie Bradshaw and sister Ianthe Lane.
Ms. Bradshaw was a community activist and was quite involed both in Philadelphia and Alloway. While in Phila. she was the campaign organizer in her community for former Mayor W. Wilson Goode. She serviced on many boards prior to her illness, Salem Co. Bd. of Soc. Ser., Habitat for Humanity, Alloway Bd. of Ed. and the Old School Restoration. She enjoyed working in her greatly admired gardens.
She leaves to cherish her memory a sister Ianthe Lane, 2 nephews, a niece, a host of cousins and friends. She will be greatly missed by her Haven United Methodist Church Family and adopted family Deborah and Jerry Oglesby.
Services will be held Saturday at 1PM at Haven United Methodist Church 354 Quinton-Malboro Rd. Quinton, with Pastor Loranie Pristley-Smith officiating. Interment will be in the Fernwood Cemetery. Family and friends may attend a viewing at the church from 11am-1pm.
Services entrusted to Edwards and Son funeral Home, Inc. Bridgeton and Salem, NJ