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Ethel Lee Colbert

September 16, 2022

Obituary

Ethel Lee Colbert, daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Colbert was born in Pinehurst, Georgia on June 5, 1940.  She departed this life at her home in Long Branch, NJ on September 16, 2022.  At the age of five Ethel moved to New Jersey where she resided for the past 77 years. She was a member of the Long Branch Concerned Citizens Coalition and long time volunteer for many soup kitchens in the area.

Ethel was predeceased by a son, Horace R. Colbert and her daughter, Adrienne Colbert; three brothers, Samuel Colbert, Johnny Colbert and George Colbert and three sisters, Bessie Scott, Willie Pearl Beck and Ella Covin Betts.

She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters – Lorraine Gordon (George) of Washington, NC, Mirta (Cookie) Rodriquez-Colbert of Long Branch, NJ, Alisha Rodriquez Colbert of Long Branch, NJ and one son – Daron Rodriquez Colbert (Joy) of Charlotte, NC; twenty grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24 from 2 pm until the time of service at 3:00 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 24, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
LONG BRANCH, NJ 07740

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 24, 2022

3:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
LONG BRANCH, NJ 07740

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