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Ellen Wuebber

August 27, 1936 — October 16, 2017

Ellen Wuebber

Ellen Suzanne Wuebber, lovingly known as "Sue", passed from this life at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 11:02 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the age of 81. Sue was born in 1936 in Rockville Center, New York to the late Edward Smith Gross and Agnes V. Gross. She is predeceased by her sister Mary Jane Brennan of Shelter Island, New York. Sue is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert, her daughters, Karen Wuebber, her partner Bill, of Hampton Township, New Jersey, Eileen Uberti, her husband Harry, of Manahawkin, New Jersey; grandson Ryan Bohlke, his fiancé Heather, of Independence Township, New Jersey; granddaughter Kaitlyn Bohlke, her fiancé Jordan, of Madison, New Jersey; granddaughter Sarah Uberti, her partner Colton, of Westminster, Colorado. She is also survived by her brother Michael Gross, his wife Betty, of East Hadam, Connecticut ; her nephews, James Brennan, his wife Joan, of Brooklyn, New York; William Brennan, his wife Kerry, of Montclair, New Jersey; Matthew Gross, his wife Kanae, of Granby, Massachusetts; Bruce Wuebber, his wife Maryann, of Armonk, New York; Scott Wuebber, his wife Barbara, of Belgrade, Montana; her niece Kim, her husband Mark, of Trumbull, Connecticut; her grandniece Kara Brennan, grandnephew Koji Gross and grandniece Niko Gross.

Sue and Bob resided in Hillsdale, New Jersey for many years. Sue was a substitute teacher at  St. John The Baptist School in Hillsdale. Sue ultimately became the principal at St. John's for many years until she and Bob moved to Manahawkin, New Jersey. Sue then taught second grade at Eagleswood Elementary School until her retirement. She loved teaching and the children who were lucky enough to be in her class.

Sue was an extraordinary wife, mom, grandma, meme, sister, aunt and friend. She possessed a wicked sense of humor. She loved her Eagles and Phillies. She was fierce, feisty, kind, compassionate and simply the strongest woman you could ever meet. She was an inspiration to all who knew her.

The world lost a huge ray of sunshine, but she is the shiniest star in the heavens above. To say she will be missed is the biggest understatement one could ever say. Sue was loved by everyone who had the privilege and joy of being in her life. She was simply perfection at its best.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, October 20, 2017, from 6pm to 9pm at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home, 573 Millcreek Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10am at St. Mary of the Pines Church, Bishop Way, Manahawkin. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beachview Ave., Manahawkin.


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