Gloria L. Shields
Gloria L. Shields

May 4, 1932 - August 17, 2018
Born in Gowanda, NY
Resided in Rahway, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Gloria L. Shields, 86, of Rahway, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 17, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00 am, thence to Divine Mercy Church, Rahway, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Monday from 4 - 8 pm.

Mrs. Shields was born in Gowanda, NY to Leroy and Mary (Mack) Crist. She lived in Elizabeth, prior to moving to Rahway 33 years ago.

Mrs. Shields was an Assistant Assignment Clerk for the Union County District Court in Elizabeth for 27 years, retiring many years ago.

Mrs. Shields was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward J. Shields; her son, Edward M. Shields and siblings, Roberta Hoffman, Joan Dellapena, Donald Crist, Joseph Crist and Patrick Crist. She is survived by her devoted children, Robert J. Shields and his wife Lynn, Peggy Azydzik and her husband Joe; daughter-in-law, Josephine; 10 cherished grandsons; 7 great grandchildren; sister, Barbara Reinbold; brother, James Crist and many loving nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Monday, August 20, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Divine Mercy Parish
240 Central Avenue
Rahway, NJ 07065
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
11:30 AM


Center for Hope Hospice
1900 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076


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