of Bayonne (formerly of Jersey City), passed away on August 10, 2014 in Bayonne. Essie Mae Stembridge was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Jersey City. She was the loving mother of (the late) Amanda Stembridge; caring daughter of (the late) Allen and Elizabeth Stembridge; beloved sister of Donald Stembridge (Akron, Ohio), Milton Vinson (Cleveland, Ohio), (the late) Allen M. Stembridge Jr., Doris Stembridge, Allean White (California), and Joanne Wilson. She is also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral arrangements made by WATSON Mortuary Service, 26 Gifford Avenue, Jersey City.