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Rosa Belle Bradley

April 27, 1950 - June 2, 2020

Rosa Belle Bradley, age 70, of Newark, DE, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Rosa was born in Brooklyn, NY on April 27, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Allen Leroy Jackson, Jr. and Ida Belle Mitchell. Rosa was a graduate of Delehanty High School in Jamaica, NY in 1968. She continued her education and graduated from Concord School of Cosmetology in Bloomfield, NJ as a licensed nail technician. Rosa completed a course of study to become an administrative assistant. She then worked as an executive secretary at First DeWitt Savings Bank in West Caldwell, NJ and The Arc of Essex in West Orange, NJ.

Rosa was quite creative and enjoyed sewing, crocheting and doing arts and crafts in her spare time. She was also a talented seamstress. Dedicated to her faith, Rosa was an ordained Evangelist at General Assembly Church of Christ in Newark, NJ. She was a choir member and intercessory prayer warrior for Word of Life Ministries in Newark, DE.

In addition to her parents, Rosa was preceded in death by her late husband, Pastor Jeremiah Bradley; four of her children’s father, Walter Haylock; and brothers, William Mitchell, Thomas Mitchell and Charles Mitchell. She is survived by her children, Tonita Hatcher Ervin (Clarence), Allen Hatcher (Liza), Matthew Hatcher, Monique Hatcher, Jonathan Hatcher and April-Joy Gravesande; her children’s father, Joseph Hatcher (Patricia); sister, Ida Delores McKoy; 17 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

All services will be held privately.

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16 Condolences for Rosa Belle Bradley

  • Mama Rose I carry your memories on you been here for alot of us,we appreciate all you hand down, gravely and bless to carry it on. Love you mama Rose R.i.Pardise….. liz

  • You will surely be miss. You was an amazing women with a loving heart. RIH

  • Mama Rosa what can I say about this beautiful woman she was a very sweet woman from the first time I met her she embraced me accepting me as one of her sons welcoming me and to her home thanking me for being there for her daughter and being the good man she always said I was you will truly be missed go onto your new Journey of eternal life in heaven love you much rest easy

  • You will be truly missed .I bledge to always be there for your children

  • To my cousin Rosa you always be in my heart I will always remember you with God be please with you. Till I meet you and the family up in heaven.

    🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
    Love

  • While you may be absent from us in the physical ; you are ever so present in the hearts of the many lives you have impacted with your motherly love, infinite wisdom or just that ever so welcoming smile. You have left an imprint in all of our lives and I am so blessed to have known you and been able to call you “Mom”🙌🏽❤

  • To my family I love you all. I will truly miss my Aunt Rosa I will always remember our last talk and our last cry together. Aunt Rosa love you forever and you will be missed. I will take care of your sister.

  • My condolences to you all the family, Sister Rose finish her work in this life. May the Lord give you all strength.

  • It was a pleasure to know you as the jazzy lady from Good Old Saint Pauls. Rest in Peace Sister Rosa.

  • My deepest sympathy to the family, 💕🙏🏽praying you find solace in GOD, Family & Friends. Momma Rosa is now Resting in Paradise, an Angelic spirit always with you. GOD BLESS!😇💕❤️

  • Sending love and prayers to the family. I love you all. SIP Mommy

  • I can’t find the words
    I remember a time we were more like sisters than Aunt and Niece. You were my protector, my problem solver. I just want to say what I’ve said before I Love you. Until we meet again sleep in Heavenly Peace 😘❤️

  • I had the pleasure of knowing Rose which is the mother of my good friend Tonita Hatcher. She was always nice and treated me like family. Rose will be missed and my she R.I.H.

  • Mommy you are in your final resting place & you are at peace & in no more pain and that is what is giving us comfort right now, we love you & will carry you in our hearts forever♥️

  • What a great woman of faith! Your legacy will live on forever in the lives of everyone you came in contact with. You will truly be missed! Rest in His loving arms!

  • My condolences to your family. Rosa was a precious friend of mine. We shared a love for the Lord and served together at Word Of Life Christian Center. Her singing voice ushered in the presence of God. Her love for Jesus and all people was a joy and treasure to me. I am praying for your family as you walk this road and adjust to your new normal without her physically in your lives. Praying for all of you.