Gladys Joyce Greenfield
(nee Barbell) Age 94, loving mother, grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully on May 30, 2021, at the home of her children in Cherry Hill, NJ. She was born in Camden NJ to Myer and Ida Barbell. Gladys graduated from Camden High School in 1945. She married the late David “Danny” Greenfield in 1955 and started their family, which came to include daughter Michelle, and son, Barry.
Gladys went on to earn her licensed practical nursing degree and practiced nursing at Garden State Hospital (Virtua Marlton). She loved taking care of the babies in the Newborn Nursery. She was often called on by friends to support them in their time of need when caring for the dying on hospice. Gladys was a true comfort for all. Her greatest and most meaningful role was being a loving and dedicated mother and Bubbie. Gladys loved to dance, and she loved the Philadelphia ‘A’s and the Phillies.
To her children and grandchildren, she was a constant source of love and support, who celebrated their lives and their dreams. She provided unconditional love that will never be forgotten by her family, leaving a trail of positive memories to last a lifetime. Her legacy was teaching her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild to always be kind, giving, and to love with a full heart.
She is survived by her son Barry Greenfield, her daughter Michelle Romash and her favorite son-in-law Richard Romash. Grandchildren/Great Grandchild, David Romash, wife Tamara and daughter Eleanor Rose, Zachary Romash and Alex Romash.
A private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the American Cancer Society https://donate3.cancer.org/ or Jimmy V Foundation (Victory Over Cancer) https://www.v.org/ to fight and cure cancer.