Brenda Lee Mangini, 51, of Bridgeton, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at the home of her sister and best friend, Rose Rempher, in Hopewell Township, after a recent illness.
She was born in Bridgeton and was the daughter of the late of Emmitt Stidham and Eva Lee Hayes Stidham. She had been a lifetime resident of Bridgeton.
For the past 5 years, she had been employed with Walmart in Upper Deerfield Township, in the Sporting Goods Department
Brenda was an avid "Phillies" fan and enjoyed fishing, the beach and gardening, along with spending time with her family. At Brenda's request, please come to her services in casual clothing wearing either some pink or "Phillies" clothing.
Survivors include: two daughters, Rhiannon Marie Mangini and Danielle Elizabeth Mangini, both of Bridgeton; three brothers, Danny Stidham, Pittsgrove Township, Robert Stidham and Jimmy Stidham, both of Bridgeton; one other sister, Lisa Martin, Bridgeton and one grandson, Michael "Mikey" Franklin Gilman, Jr. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Stidham and Larry Stidham.
Funeral services will be held in the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township, on Friday evening, Dec. 23, at 7:00 O'clock. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening between 5:00 and 7:00 O'clock. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations, in Brenda's memory to the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Office of Institutional Advancement, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111. Written condolences and tributes may be made to the family through the funeral home website at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com