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Henrietta Gavett

July 13, 1938 ~ July 6, 2019 (age 80)

Henrietta Gavett, 80, of Twin Mountain died peacefully on Saturday July 6, 2019. The
daughter of the late Laurence and Sarah (Schenck) Gavett, Henrietta was born on July 13,
1938 in New Jersey. After graduation from Hightstown High School, she worked at Elms
Nursing Home in Cranbury, New Jersey, before pursuing her dream of becoming a nurse. She
graduated from Ann May School of Nursing in Neptune, New Jersey. Henrietta held several
positions at Jersey Shore Medical Center, also in Neptune, including 19 years as a nursing
supervisor, before retiring in 1995. Since her retirement, she spent much time on family, church
functions, and volunteering at Weeks Medical Center. She also loved to work outdoors.
In addition to her parents, Henrietta was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Gavett,
and one sister, Ann Danser. She is survived by two sisters, Beverly (Bob) Rutherford of Twin
Mountain and Elaine (Steve) Lebedin of Belle Meade, New Jersey, one brother, Robert (Geri)
Gavett, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, nine nieces and nephews, and 13 great-nieces and
nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 24 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Ross Funeral Home,
Whitefield Chapel. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, July 25, at 10:00 a.m. at St.
Patrick’s Catholic Church in Twin Mountain, followed by an interment at Straw Cemetery.
Afterwards, there will be a repast in St. Patrick’s church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be given to the charity of the giver’s choice. To offer your condolences to the family please
visit www.rossfuneral.com

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