Lorraine Bridgewater Obituary – Trenton, NJ

TRENTON – Lorraine Joyce Bridgewater, 63, entered eternal peace on Monday, March 18, 2013. Lorraine was a lifelong resident of Trenton and was born on May 9, 1949. She was a graduate of Trenton Central High School and studied sociology at Mercer County Community College. She recently retired from the Trenton Housing Authority after 23 years of service and worked at National State Bank for 11 years. She was a devoted mother, kind, loving and generous to family, friends and countless others.

Daughter of the late John and Willie Mae Bridgewater, sister of the late Gerald and grandmother of the late Kyle Maurice Bryant Collins. She leaves to mourn the loving memory cherished by her sister, Diane Carroll. her daughters, Michele Bridgewater, Melissa Bridgewater and Caryn Bridgewater-Dixon (Daniel); four grandchildren, Jasmine, Zaire, Kyasia and Maya, one great-grandchild, Khamari; two nieces, two nephews, great- and great-grandnieces and nephews, two aunts, cousins, a loyal friend, Wanda Dexter, and many other friends and colleagues.

The family would like to express their gratitude to St. Francis Compassionate Care Center for their support during her final days. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday (March 21) at Kingdom Church, 200 Ludlow Drive, Ewing. Calling hours are from 10:00 a.m. until the service in the church. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, Trenton.

Memorial donations may be made to A Better Chance, 253 West 35th St., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or online at

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