For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
With profound sadness and unimaginable pain in our hearts, the Gardiner, Wilson and Blay families announce the untimely death of their beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, aunt and cousin, Harriet Wede Gardiner-Blay. This sad event occurred on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at her home in Philadelphia, PA.
Her smiles, free spirit and love for life will be dearly missed and will linger in our hearts forever. Harriet leaves to mourn her husband: Eronus Blay Sr, parents: Jenneh S. Wilson and Harold K. Gardiner, beloved grandmother: Elizabeth W. Gardiner, sister: Myrtle N. Gardiner, brother: Aaron Gardiner, son: Harold Sam Vani, daughter: Renette Blay, stepsons: Eronus & Randy Tolbert, nieces: Amber & Amira, mother-in-law: Laurina Blay, paternal granduncle: Thomas Kai, uncles: Samuel Gardiner Jr. (Oretha), Wellington Gardiner (Gobee), Cephas Gardiner, Nathaniel Wilson; Aunts: Penella Darlene Kaba, Fabine Famatta Siryon (Varflay), Jacqueline Gardiner, Rebecca Gardiner, Lydia Weah (Winfred), Geraldine Sonpon, Williamena , Talitha & Teta Gardiner. Cousins: Richard Kargbo, Sameria & Ivy Gardiner, Max-Dwain & Maxlene Kaba, Garcelia Deshield, Gervin Sonpon, Julius Milton, Gilchrist, Winfred Jr, Brian & Dayna Weah, Penella & Audrey Ackah, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements for Nagbe Wede as she was affectionately called by her beloved grandmother are as follows:
February 5, 2021 @ 6pm
Distinguished Memorial Chapel
544-48N 52nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Second Chance Community Baptist Church
4581 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124
ODD Fellows Cemetery
4527 Route 130 South
Burlington, NJ 08016
DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS, MASK WEARING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
Myrtle Gardiner (sister): 401-241-4987
Samuel Gardiner Sr. (uncle): 313-826-2574
Penella Darlene Kaba (aunt): 401-365-3714
Lydia G. Weah (aunt): 317-698-6355
Geraldine Sonpon (aunt): 401-952-2643
Laurina Blay (mother-in-law): 609-954-3657
Josephine (Jacko) Harmon (friend): 267-799-3317
Albert Moore (friend): 267-266-2129
Sameria Gardiner (cousin): 313-685-3915