Gertrude Price

Obituary of Gertrude Ann Price

Gertrude Ann Price, age 99, formerly of New Egypt, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Arbors Care Center located in Toms River, NJ. She was born on March 11, 1923 in Trenton, NJ to the late Daniel and Josephine (nee Momper) Bauer. Gertrude graduated from Bound Brook HS, then worked as a waitress until she married Henry on December 7, 1940. She also worked for Johnson and Johnson early in her marriage. As a mom of five, she still found the time to be active in the Lutheran church and was a member of the choir. After the children were older, she resumed working as a cosmetologist at Thrift Drug Company until her retirement. After retirement, she traveled throughout the country and world, chalking off many bucket list destinations. Strong in faith, she was instrumental in starting the Rose of Sharon Church in Jacobstown. She was an integral part in all aspects of the church including the inception of its day care program. Gertrude enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and caring for many birds and wildlife that made their homes in her backyard. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend that will be deeply missed. Gertrude is predeceased by her beloved husband, Henry Price; her son Kent Price; and by her parents, Daniel and Josephine Bauer. She leaves behind her four children, William Price and wife LuAnn of Toms River, David Price and wife Maureen of Bayville, Carol Biunno of Budd Lake, and Linda McPherson of Reading, PA; eight grandchildren, Cheryl, Michelle, Robert, Deanna, Heather, Ryan, Jesse and Matthew; eleven great-grandchildren, April, Grace, Taylor, Anthony, Gillian, Lindsay, Cortney, Joshua, Trevor, Penelope, Lucy; five great great-grandchildren, Isabella, Bodhi, Charlotte, Pierson and Easton ; her two sisters, Beverly Barnoski of Manville, NJ, and Bernice Palazzi of Middlesex, NJ; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Gertrude will be held Monday, June 27, 2022 at 1 PM at Tilghman Funeral Home located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533 with interment to follow at Jacobstown Cemetery located on Schoolhouse Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. Calling hours will be held from 12 to 1 PM at the Funeral Home.