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Gertrude Mae Farrare

March 18, 1921 ~ February 8, 2019 (age 97)

Gertrude Mae Lee Farrare, daughter of the late  George Jackson and Emma E. Lee born on  March 18, 1921  in  Hicksburg Md  went home to be with the Lord on Friday  February  8, 2019 at the age of 97.

She was educated in  Dorchester county schools at Hicksburg Elementary and  FD St. Clair. She received her GED thru Campbell Soup's Educational program.

Gertrude was  married  to the late Charles Farrare. From this union,  she had three sons Wendon, Frederick and Orlandus.

She loved to read, laugh and be around family.  Gertrude was a very loving and kind soul. She had a heart of gold.

 She was a faithful member of Hicksburg UMC and  enjoyed serving  as a communion steward. Later the church merged with Faith Community UMC under the leadership of Ashley Jones.  She also  enjoyed listening to gospel music. Her favorite hymn was "How Great Thou Art". Gertrude  also belonged to the Flying Needles Social Club. 

She worked in several canneries and later became a dedicated employee of   the  Campbell Soup Company in Chesterton,Md  for 25 years as a deboner and a shop steward.

Her memory shall be be cherished by her devoted children Wendon (Ethel) of Cambridge,Md ,Donald Farrare of  East New Market, Dana (Howard) Williams of Easton, Md and Germaine Farrare of East New Market,Md.; eight grandchildren  Andre Kane (Twilliamae) of Cambridge,Md, Kevin Jones of Cambridge,Md, Delores Sheffield of Hurlock, Md,  Wendon Farrare Jr., Jeffery Farrare and  Andy Farrare  of Cambridge,Md, Dominique Farrare  of  Portland, Me and Shanita Farrare of Dover De.; twelve great grandchildren Chermaine (Cambridge,Md), Anthony Jr, Kevoia and  Dijion of North Carolina, Zhane, Aasyhia, Samihra and Jamal of Maine, Autmn, Cocobae, Emmabae and Gabriel of Baltimore and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and  friends.

She was preceded in death by a sister  Marion (Ike) Salters,  two sons Orlandus and Frederick Farrare and  niece Portia(Tyrone) Maxwell.

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