Hilda E. Exum
Born: 10/09/1928
Died: 11/04/2016
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Hilda E. Exum

Hilda E. Exum, 88, entered into eternal peace on Friday, November 4, 2016, at the Jersey City Medical Center. Hilda was born in New York City, NY on October 9, 1928, a daughter of the late Henry Overton and Anita Jones. For more than a decade, Hilda worked as a receptionist for U.S. Packing and Shipping, Inc.  After the company moved she worked in the office of Dr. Zaki, providing assistance with medical records and scheduling.

Hilda was an avid learner and believed in continuing education.  In 2002 at Hudson County Community College, Hilda completed a Certification Course for Basic Computer Operation.  In 1992, she earned a diploma as an Information Systems Specialist from the Chubb Institute.

Hilda was a devout Catholic who gave many hours to community service.  She received many awards for her volunteer service including recognition from St. Joseph's School for the Blind, The United Way of Hudson County, The Jersey City Police Department, Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc., and the Lifetime Membership Award from the Girl Scouts of America.

Visitation will be held at St. Patrick's Church on Thursday, November 10, 2016, from 9:30 to 11 AM, followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM.  Burial will follow in Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery, Union, NJ.


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