Gladys Churchman


Gladys Churchman ran the Friendly Neighborhood House, as well as being part of the Churchman Funeral Home. She was also involved in many other community efforts such as the YMCA and the Newark Preschool Council. Member of the Board of Education.

She graduated Washington School with honors, Central High and then the Normal School with high honors.

Photo from Newark Public Library.

Dec 1919 Yearbook Central High


“Newark Girl Wins High Normal School Honors” New York Age Feb 4, 1922

Hallowed Names in the Fields of Business, Medicine and Law Star Ledger

“Plan Dinner for Newark Youth Aide” Star Ledger Dec 3, 1967

“Mrs. G. Churchman Services Thursday” Star Ledger Jan 14, 1974

“Newark, NJ” New York Age Feb 10, 1916