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Mr. Ernest J. Gildersleve

The Gildersleve, Mayor, Green, Grigsby, Mitchell and Johnson families regret to announce the death of their father, husband, brother and in-law, Mr. Ernest J. Gildersleve on the 25th of February in Staten Island, New York.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, Mrs. Theresa J. Gildersleve, his children, Joseph Gildersleve (Beatrice); Verdumi Gildersleve Johnson, (Momolu, Daddy ) & Marcus J. Gildersleve; nine grand children; brothers; Eddie Gildersleve, Nathaniel Gildersleve, William Gildersleve, Maxi Gildersleve, John Gildersleve, sisters; Cornelia Gildersleve Watson, Ernestine Gildersleve Thomas, Claressa Gildersleve, Grace Gildersleve, Martha Gildersleve, and Everline Gildersleve, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends in the USA and Liberia.

The son of the late General Jacob M. Gildersleve , Aide-De-Camp to the late President William V. S. Tubman. Mr. Ernest J. Gildersleve worked as an engineer at the National Port Authority in the late 1970s and thereafter worked as a construction engineer at the National Housing Authority and the Ministry of Rural Development. His life was centered around the infrastructural development of Liberia and is evident by his work on the Cabral Estate, Bardnersville Estate , New Georgia Estate and the construction of schools and hospitals in the various counties to name a few of the numerous construction projects he under took.

The funeral arrangements:

Wake keeping services
Friday, March 16, 2012

Funeral Service:
March 17, 2012
Venue: Christian Pentecostal Church
900 Richmond Road/ 910 Targee Street
Staten Island, NY 10304

Repass: Venue to be announced

Mr. Joseph Gildersleve
(770) 882-5645

Mrs. Verdumi Gildersleve Johnson
(240) 715-2574

Mr. Marcus J. Gildersleeve
(347) 607-4619

Mr. Eddie Gildersleve
(562) 326-6534

Martha Gildersleve
011231 886 559 296

Mr. Francis B S JOHNSON
011 231 886 559 296

(1) The Comfort Inn- 310 Wild Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314, Tel # (718) 370-8555
(2) The Ramada - 535 North Gannon Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314, Tel # (718) 494-6300
(3) The Hilton Garden Inn- 1100 South Avenue Staten Island, NY 10314, Tel. # (718) -477-2400