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Deacon James Koffa Gayflor
Sunrise: January 5, 1941
Sunset: April 3, 2017

The Gayflor, Clinton, and Campbell families are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved dad, granddad, brother, uncle, friend on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Broadway House for Continuing Care in North Newark, New Jersey.

James Koffa Gayflor, a Liberian by birth and a naturalized US citizen, was a Registered Nurse and a Nurse practitioner in the State of New York for many years.  He was a loving, caring and compassionate individual.  As a Methodist Christian, he served as an usher and a Deacon in his church.  He was a leader and true man of God who loved his family and friends.

“Bor James” as he was affectionately called by his siblings and friends, has left an indelible mark of a charismatic, loving, faithful, generous and endearing personality that will always be remembered and felt in our lives.

He leaves to cherish his memory, five children, David (Regina), Joe (Elizabeth), Teima, Yatta, and Michael, nine grandchildren, three sisters, Alvina Clinton, Joyce Clinton-Harmon, Marilyn Clinton, one brother, Hilary and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements

Viewing: United Christian Fellowship Church
                18 Frelinghuysen Avenue
                Newark, New Jersey 07102
                Saturday, April 22, 2017
                7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Funeral Service:  United Christian Fellowship Church
                18 Frelinghuysen Avenue
                Newark, New Jersey 07102
                Saturday, April 22, 2017
                8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery
                    Hillside, New Jersey

Joe Gayflor, Son - 201-878-5084
Taymah Gayflor, Daughter - 201-993-1027
David Gayflor, Son – 347-668-4647
Yatta Gayflor, Daughter – 843-621-6288
Alvina Clinton, Sister – 973-517-4535
Joyce Clinton-Harmon - Sister – 973-477-5462
Marilyn Clinton – Sister - 973-704-5048

Hotel accommodations:
Robert Treat Hotel
50 Park Place, Newark, Jersey 07102
Tel: 973-622-1000

Hilton Newark Penn Station
One Gateway Center
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tel: 844-204-7118

Courtyard Marriott Hotel
858 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102