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Gwendolyn Woodruff

March 10, 1969 April 13, 2020
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Gwendolyn Woodruff, 51 years of age, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 at University Hospital in Newark.
Gwendolyn better known as "Tootsie" was born March 10, 1969 to Patricia Caraway and Wayne Caraway. She was the 3rd child of four sisters. Gwendolyn was educated in The East Orange school District.
Gwendolyn met Eric Chapman in 1984 and five children were born from this union. Gwendolyn loved reading, spending time with family, and servicing the community. Her latest job was at the laundry warehouse in East Orange, where she cleaned, washed, and folded clothes. In the process she made many friends. She loved to work and despite her illness she had a big heart and would do anything in her power to help people.
Tootsie was predeceased by her Father Wayne Caraway uncle Darius Woodruff and sister Gabrielle Woodruff
She leaves to cherish her memories: Mother, Patricia Caraway, and Mother-in-Law, Irene Chapman. Aunts, Melinda Colquit and Andrea Lewis. Uncles, Dorian Woodruff and Clausell Woodruff Jr. Daughter's, Erica Woodruff, Alnisa Woodruff, Angelique Woodruff, Crystal Woodruff and son Eric Chapman Jr. . Sisters Wanda Watson and Tanya Miller
Nieces, Shakira Vaughn, Leticia Green, Aliya Green, and Samiyah Thomas Nephews, Dewayne Woodruff, Philip Thomas, Ibn Brown and Trayquan Watson and and 9 Grand children, along with a host of other family members.
Tootsie will be truly missed by her Loved Ones and friends. Her memory will live on in the hearts of all of us.

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Orange, NJ 07050

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Rosedale Crematory Montclair Final Resting Place

408 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ 07042

408 Orange Road Montclair 07042 NJ
United States

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