Elizabeth Freeman

Born: Wed., Nov. 24, 1920
Died: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019


Visitation

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 02, 2019
Location: Center in the Woods


Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Feb. 02, 2019
Location: Center in the Woods


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Elizabeth Freeman, 98, of Grindstone, PA passed away on  January 23, 2019 at the Uniontown Hospital with her family by her side.  She was born November 24, 1920 to the late Houston and Minnie Gregory in Steubenville, OH.

 

When she was a child, Elizabeth and her family relocated to Monessen, Pa where she attended elementary school.  Later, her family moved to Brownsville where she graduated from Brownsville High School.  She also attended the Douglas Business Institute where she excelled in Bookkeeping and Accounting.  She had many skills and during the Depression she helped to support her family financially by working in the sewing factory.  She became an expert seamstress; and made cute outfits for her three daughters.

 

She loved dancing, roller skating, and music.  Her loved for music inspired her to give her three daughters piano lessons. She was a loving mother whose top priority was raising her children and her many sacrifices didn’t go unnoticed.  She was an amazing cook, and most famous for her “hot rolls” which were loved by her children and friends.

 

Paramount in her life was her love for the Lord.  She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grindstone, Pa - a church which she previously attended.  She was very active for many years at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church in Cardale, Pa where she was a member of the Young Nurses.  She was also a leader and very involved with the youth (Vacation Bible School and BYPU).

 

Elizabeth worked for the Brownsville School District as a Teacher’s Aide at Colonial Elementary School.  That love for teaching extended to mentoring and tutoring of children in her community where she impacted many lives. Additionally, she assisted children in the Head Start Program.  She was very involved politically and committed to “Get Out the Vote”.

 

Needless to sayElizabeth fought a good fight.  She finished her course and kept the faith. There was not a day that passed that she didn’t say “God Bless You” to someone. One of her favorite phrases was, “That’s My God you’re talking about!”.

 

Elizabeth is predeceased by her parents; husband, Alfonso Freeman; and siblings: Clarence Gregory, Sr. and Louie Gregory.

 

She leaves to cherish her memory, her children: Sandra (Lincoln) McCain of Grindstone, Pa, Joyce Hammond of Suitland, Md, and Shirley (Danny) White of Brownsville, Pa; grandchildren: Melvin (Johnetta) Hardy of Glendale, Md, Karen McCain and Rhonda McCain of Lexington, SC, Michelle Hardy of Md, Brian (Erika) McCain of Gainesville, Fl, Latrice Scott of Brownsville, Pa, Meka Hammond of New York, NY, and Latoya Scott of Pittsburgh, Pa; great-grandchildren: Elizabeth and Victoria Hardy, Kadesha (Charles) Scott, Khalil, D’alia, Kayla, Walter, Kyira, and Chubbs Scott; Lauren and Ethan McCain, Tzvia and Mikvah Schwartz; great-great grandchildren: Kaiden and KaimierBerger; special sister-in-law, Juanita Gregory; special nephews: Clarence (Melinda) Gregory, Jr. and Reginald (Jennipha) Gregory, Jr.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to The Center ithe Woods Adult Day CareThe compassion and love of Director Mary Beth Barecca and her staff truly enriched and extended Elizabeth’s life for 15 years.  They would also like to thank Your Comforting Care and their staff including, Rose Tucker and Danielle Sigwalt.

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DW
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
To the Family, so sorry for your loss. Hope you will be comforted in knowing that Elizabeth has the prospect of being resurrected, healthy (in the flesh), to Paradise Earth just as Jehovah God has promised. In fact , the vast majority will enjoy everlasting life right here on earth as God had intended from the beginning. God's Kingdom will do this under the rule of Jesus Christ. READ John 5:28, 29, Job 14:14, 15,Psalms 37:29,Matthew 6:9,10, Matthew 5:5 and Revelation 21:2-4 Go To: JW.ORG

Darlene Williams
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
To Shirley, Danny and family I am so sorry for your loss I know what it's like to lose a mother and you will always miss her but as long as you have Treasured Memories of her; the good times, the family times you will always have her in your heart and that will carry you through I love you both and I pray Yahweh comfort and peace be with you

Steve ( Corky ) Corcoran- Fact Bus Driver
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
I drove Ms. Elizabeth many times over the past years. She was a true witness for our Lord Jesus. Her words of encouragement each time made the short trip to the Center a Joy. Prayers for you all.

Shelley(Nicholas)Stokely
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
To The Family Of Ms. Liz or shall I say to Our Family. For those who don’t know, Ms. Liz treated Me like I was Her Daughter Too. I can say that as a child She helped raise Me. Words cannot express how I feel right now, all I can say is that Until I see You Again Ms. Liz. I will always cherish the many beautiful times, our conversations about well just about a little bit of everything that we had. I will always remember your kind words of encouragement. You will always be in My heart Fly with the Angels! Love You

Dolores and Jerry Glover
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Our condolences to the family. Will miss Elizabeth's sweet demeanor and the lovely blessing she said before lunch at the Center in Woods. God bless you Mrs. Freeman and R.I.P.

Carol ludwig
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Dear Sandy and family my sincere sympathy at the passing of Miss Elizabeth. yet the choir of angels has a beautiful addition

Stephanie Ann Dumas
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
You have my sincere condolences Ms. McClain

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