Obituary

 

Gladys Faulborn

July 5, 1931 - January 31, 2018

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BIOGRAPHY

Gladys Faulborn (née Arroyo), age 86, of Dumont, entered into eternal rest January 31, 2018, after a 20 year courageous battle with multiple myeloma.  Beloved wife of 63 years of Joseph L. Faulborn.  Devoted mother of Joseph L. Faulborn and his wife Marie, Robert A. Faulborn and his wife Donna, and Barbara A. Bisig and her husband Scott.  Cherished grandmother of Lauren Marie Hoey and her husband Scott, Cassie Bennett and her husband Charles, Joseph L. Faulborn III, Tyler and Krystina Bisig, and great granddaughter Molly June Bennett.  Also survived by three brothers, Francisco, Raphael and Luis Arroyo.

Gladys was born in Puerto Rico to the late Angelina (née Gonzales) and Ulyess Arroyo.  She was a resident of Washington Heights, NYC prior to moving to Dumont in 1972.  Gladys was a records analyst with Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC, for 35 years retiring in 1996, and a member of the Dumont Senior Citizens.

Mass of Christian Burial Monday, Feb. 5th, 9:30 AM, St. Therese of Lisieux R.C. Church, Cresskill.  Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.  Visitation Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 3-7 PM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gladys’ name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org or the Multiple Myeloma Institute at the John Theurer Cancer Center, C/O Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, Attn:  Nancy Kennedy, 160 Essex St., Suite 101, Lodi, NJ 07644; (Please note Gladys Faulborn in the memo portion of your check; www.hackensackumc.org.