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Joseph J. Barclay

Sunrise August 18th, 1955

Sunset August 13th, 2018

The Lord is my Shepherd. I shall not want. Psalm 23:1.

With heavy hearts and profound regret, the family of Joseph J. Barclay sadly announce his departure from earth on Monday, August 13th, 2018 in Newark, NJ.

He is pre-deceased by his parents Rocky and Ethel Barclay; siblings Kona Barclay, Harry Barclay, Arthur Barclay and Roosevelt Barclay.  He leaves to mourn his lost his son Josepha Barclay, siblings Florence Barclay, Ethel Payne, Winifred Barclay, Lucretia Barclay, Amelia Bryant, Alexander Barclay (Augusta), Georgia Larmie (Robert) and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States.

Joseph was a fun loving, kind and thoughtful person.  Although, he will be greatly missed we rejoice in knowing that he is resting in everlasting peace with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 1st, 2018;

Viewing of the Body: 9:00am - 10am

Abyssinian Baptist Church

224 West Kinney Street

Newark, NJ 07103


Funeral Service: 10:00am – 11:30am

Abyssinian Baptist Church

224 West Kinney Street

Newark, NJ 07103


Fairmont Cemetery Association

620 Central Avenue

Newark, NJ 07107



Elks Lodge

475 Main Street

Orange, NJ 07050


Hotel Accommodations:

Wyndham Garden Newark Airport

500 Route 1 South

Newark, NJ 07114

$105 (Mention Alexander Barclay)

(973) 854-8933


Ramada Inn

120 Evergreen Place

East Orange, NJ 07018

$80 (Mention Alexander Barclay)



Ethel Payne (718)-481-8716

Winifred Barclay (302)328-5768

Lucretia Barclay (347) 869-1860

Amelia Bryant (678)985-7984

Alexander & Augusta Barclay (973)495-7108

Georgia & Robert Larmie (770)-682-9930