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Our Obituaries

David P. Martin, Sr.

November 6, 2019

David P. Martin, Sr., 89, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on November 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late John S. and Mary W. (Eisenhardt) Martin. He was the devoted husband of Margaret Jean (Hughes) Martin. As a child David loved to watch boats being built, raced sailboats at the Evening Star Yacht Club, and he...
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Louis J. Deal

October 31, 2019

Louis J. Deal, 58, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Lou was born in Philadelphia to the late Louis and Barbara (née Wright) Deal. He is the Senior Vice Officer of the Sons of the American Legion, Brigantine. He is survived by his sons Louis J. Deal and Christopher M. Deal and his grandchildren Audrey and Connor Deal. He is also...
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Anne P. Migatz, ESQ.

October 25, 2019

Anne P. Migatz, ESQ., 81 of Brigantine formerly of the Overbrook section of Philadelphia passed away after a brief illness on Friday October 25, 2019. Anne was born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Ellie (nee Kelly) O'Donnell. She was a graduate of West Catholic High School Class of 1955. Anne attended evening school to receive her law degree. She was in the first graduating Class of St...
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Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia

October 13, 2019

Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia, age 72, of Galloway, passed away peacefully Sunday October 13, 2019. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Havens) Agoglia. Bob was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 19th 1947 to the late Pasquale and Christine (Del Prete) Agoglia. It was in Brooklyn he first began working with his hands at his family's Brooklyn bakery. After graduating high school Bob served his...
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Joyce Santa Maria

October 2, 2019

Joyce Santa Maria, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday October 2, 2019 at home after a short and courageous battle with cancer. She is predeceased by her parents Sam and Rose (Pasquale) Santa Maria, her sister Rose Marie Jones and her beloved nephews Tony Santa Maria, Jr. and Steven Wendell. She worked for Atlantic County for 46 years with the best women she ever knew. She had a heart of...
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Virginia M. Kelly

September 24, 2019

Virginia M. Kelly, 69, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ entered into rest on Tuesday September 24, 2019 after a short illness surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Francis X. and Virginia J. (Kubiak) Kelly. She was the loving wife of Conrad J. Weiler, Jr. She had previously lived in Brigantine, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. Virginia worked at several...
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Gloria M. (nee Carlin) Sewell

September 15, 2019

Gloria M. Sewell (nee Carlin) 88, of Brigantine, NJ was called home to the Lord on Sunday September 15, 2019 with her sons by her side. She was born in Philadelphia to the late John J. and Parma L. (nee Phillips) Carlin. Gloria was a kind, caring, glamorous, and unique individual to all who knew her. Gloria married her late husband John (Jack) Sewell 65 years ago and raised two wonderful...
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Elizabeth A. Smith

September 9, 2019

Elizabeth A. Smith, 83, of Brigantine passed away on Monday September 9, 2019. Elizabeth was born in Philadelphia Pa. to the late Clarence and Helen (Pierce) Smith. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her beloved husband William J. Smith and her children Joanne Zappas (John), Susanne Holt (Richard), Will Smith (Maria) and Carolyn Butko (John). She is also survived...
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Mary T. Patson

August 28, 2019

Mary T. Patson, 87, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday August 28, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Norristown Pa. to the late Felice and Anna (Durante) Valerio. Mary gave back to her community as a Special Education Aid at the Norristown School District for over 25 years. Family was foremost to Mary. Her grandson was her world, never missing baseball game or a family...
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Roy T. Walstrom

August 24, 2019

Roy T. Walstrom, 84, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday August 24, 2019. Roy was born in Staten Island New York to the late John and Mabel (Peterson) Walstrom. Roy was a firefighter for the City of New York retiring after 20 years of service. Roy was the beloved husband to the late Elizabeth Walstrom. He is survived by his children Susan Hardy (William), Douglas Walstrom, Carolyn Harvey...
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Richard E. Tepper

August 23, 2019

Richard E. Tepper, 84, of Boca Raton, FL entered into rest on Friday August 23, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the loving son of Samuel and Kathryn (Jeffries) Tepper. Richard was an auto dealer and fleet leaser all throughout his career. He was well known for having a massive affinity for cars, he loved his work. Richard was a very proud member or the...
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Joseph E. Hanselmann

August 11, 2019

Joseph E. Hanselmann, 79, of Newark, NJ entered into rest on Sunday August 11, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Newark, NJ he was the son of the late Joseph C. and Rita (Griffith) Hanselmann. He was the devoted husband of Noreen L. (Clark) Hanselmann. Joseph was a proud 60-year member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. His apprenticeship started at Local #10 Newark, NJ. He then...
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Gloria M. Bryson

August 9, 2019

Gloria M. Bryson, 89, of Brigantine, NJ, entered into rest on Friday, August 9, 2019, surrounded by the love of family and dear friends. She was born in Camden, NJ, and raised on the 4200 block of Sansom Street in Philadelphia. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Rosabelle (Boone) Warr. She was the loving wife of the late John Bryson. Over her lifetime, Gloria enjoyed photography,...
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Thomas E. Milhous

August 8, 2019

Thomas E. Milhous, 73, died Thursday, August 8, 2019 at home surrounded by his family, following a brief illness with pancreatic cancer. He leaves behind, his wife of 51 years, Annamaria (Rosso) Milhous; his daughter, Christina Milhous and his son Kevin Milhous (Lisa). He is also survived by four grandchildren; Nick Grace, Lexie Grace, Michael Milhous, and Charlie Milhous, whom he took great...
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David J. Love

November 8, 1966 - August 6, 2019

Love, David J, 52, of Brigantine New Jersey, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday August 6th 2019 peacefully passing away Into God's loving arms. Born on November 8, 1966 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania he lived most of his life in Brigantine where he loved spending time with a fishing rod in hand casting out into the sea. David leaves behind his loving family, his parents Dee and...
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Christine Adele Pancoast

August 2, 2019

Christine Adele Pancoast, 62, of Brigantine passed away on Friday August 2, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. Christine was born in Philadelphia to the late Elmer and Florence (Hibbert) Pancoast. She attended North Penn High School in Lansdale, PA. At the age of 17, she went on an adventure of a lifetime and hitchhiked across the country twice. After moving to Brigantine to be closer to the...
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Christine Noel Cusack

July 24, 2019

Christine Noel Cusack, 72, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday July 24, 2019. Christine was born in Northfield to the late Harry Casper and Agnes Marie Dickerson. She was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. Christine was formerly the office manager at Seashore Sprinklers in Brigantine. Christine was the beloved wife of the late James "Jimmy" Cusack. She is survived by her daughter...
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Lorna M. Winterberg

July 12, 2019

Lorna M. Winterberg, 81, passed away after short illness on Friday July 12, 2019. Lorna was born in Pittsburgh PA. to the late Gus and Muriel Zehringer. She was a housewife and long time area resident. She is predeceased by her beloved husband John D. Winterberg. Lorna is survived by her children William and Lori Frazier, her sister-in-law Christina Baker, her brother-in-law George Baker, her...
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Thomas M. Kelly

June 26, 2019

Thomas M. Kelly, 78, was a resident Brigantine, NJ for 31 years, suddenly entered into rest on Wednesday June 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late James P. and Jennie (DiMezza) Kelly. He was the devoted husband of Kathryn P. (Stumpf) Kelly for 58 years. Thomas will be forever remembered by his soulmate; Kathy, children; Lori (Henry)...
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Marjorie Claire James

June 25, 2019

Marjorie Claire James, 97, of Brigantine, formerly of Morgan NJ, passed away on Tuesday June 25, 2019. Marjorie was born in Jersey City to the late Edward J. and Josephine V. (nee McHugh) Thalmann. She was a 1939 graduate of Snyder High School in Jersey City. She worked as a beautician before she met and married her late husband Verne A. James Sr. While raising her family she worked as a cashier...
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Helene Householder

June 24, 2019

Helene Householder, 76, of Brigantine passed away unexpectedly on Monday June 24, 2019. Helene was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Helen (nee Boyle) Householder. Helene was employed at Resorts Casino Hotel as a food server for over 20 years. She also worked at the Atlantic City Race Track and various banquet facilities in New Jersey and Philadelphia. Helene was a giving person that...
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James J. Coyle Jr.

June 10, 2019

James J. Coyle Jr., 67, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Monday June 10, 2019. Jim was born in Pleasantville to the late James J. Sr. and Josephine "Jo" (Clark) Coyle. He was an excellent and creative cook who was formerly employed at Bally's Hotel and Casino and he was also a real estate agent. He enjoyed football especially his Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles. He enjoyed...
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Jean McGary

June 4, 2019

Jean McGary, 77, passed away June 4, 2019 in Galloway Twp, NJ. Jean loved life even though she suffered from multiple sclerosis, it never affected her positive outlook on life. She always had a smile on her face, a twinkle in her eye, and a joke to tell. She was loved by all who met her because she was truly interested in everyone else and their stories. Jean worked at Prudential Insurance...
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Ronald Klemm

June 23, 1951 - June 4, 2019

Ronald Klemm, 67, left us on Tuesday June 4th, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his loving family in Brigantine, NJ. Ronnie was born on June 23rd, 1951, in Mount Holly, NJ. He graduated from Moorestown High School in 1969, and went on the attend college at La Salle University before transferring to the University of Hawaii, to pursue his love of not only knowledge, but surfing. After his father...
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Kenneth B. Cooper

June 1, 2019

Kenneth B. Cooper Ken passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 1st, 2019. He is survived by four sisters, Myrna Prager, Elaine Rudick (Jerry), Barbara Cooper and Linda Shapiro, one brother, Dennis Cooper (Nadine), many nieces and nephews and cousins. He is survived by his beloved dog, Gary, and beloved cat, Jake. Ken was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Philip Cooper and Maye Cooper (nee:...
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Genevieve (Jean) M. Neri Spina

June 1, 2019

Genevieve (Jean) M. Neri Spina, 86, of Brigantine passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 1, 2019 with her family by her side. Genevieve was born in Philadelphia to the late Lester and Mary (Petrille) Neri. She was a graduate of Little Flower High School. Genevieve was a long time Brigantine Island waitress who formerly worked at Mac's Snacks, Rino's and Citta Del Mare. She will be sadly missed...
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Hilda H (nee Werschler) Foxwell

May 30, 2019

Hilda H. Foxwell, (née Werschler), 96, of Brigantine passed away at home with her family by her side on Thursday May 30, 2019. Hilda was born in Mays Landing and she grew up on a farm in Mullica Township. She has been a resident of Brigantine for the past 67 years. Hilda was formerly employed by Atlantic Advertising, Prudential Insurance and Spencer's Gifts. Some of her hobbies were traveling...
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Ann Kachinsky Merritt

May 26, 2019

Ann Kachinsky Merritt, 99, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday May 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Ann was born October 13, 1919 in Eynon PA, the daughter of the late Dominick Kachinsky and Barbara Samuis. Ann leaves behind her sons William and his wife Julie, Tom and his partner Rich, Jim, her daughter Carol Gernay and her husband Luc, nine grandchildren, sixteen great...
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Constance "Connie" Walsh

May 23, 2019

Constance "Connie" Walsh, 76, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday May 23, 2019. Connie was born in Camden to the late Francis and Ellen (Foley) McEntee. Connie was formerly a bookkeeper at Jack Blades Fish and Tackle in Atlantic City and a bartender at the Brigantine Elks Lodge #2428. Connie was the first women to be voted into the Brigantine Elks after the Grand Lodge statutes were amended to...
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Kathryn Hallowell

May 17, 2019

Kathryn Hallowell, 74, of Brigantine N.J. died May 17th 2019. "Kay", loving wife of Charles Hallowell, passed away peacefully at her home in Brigantine, NJ surrounded by her loved ones. She was the daughter of Nelson B. Cooney Sr. and Barbara (Lally), both deceased and sister to Roseanne Yanko (Robert), Modesto, CA, Nelson B. Cooney Jr. (Dori), Medford, NJ, Irene Weed (Lawrence), Denver, PA and...
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Thomas E. Tucker

May 9, 2019

Thomas E. Tucker, 72, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday May 9, 2019. Affectionately known as Tommy, he was born in Atlantic City to the late Ernest D. and Clare Tucker. He was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. Tommy attended Lindsey Wilson College and he received his Bachelor's Degree from St Joseph University. Tommy taught 6th grade math at St Philips R.C. School in Brigantine before...
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Scott Allen Harris

May 9, 2019

Scott Allen Harris, Sr., 60, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Thursday May 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Herbert and Elsie (Geiser) Harris. He was the loving husband of Tonia (Williams) Harris. Scott was a graduate of Atlantic Cape Community College. He worked as a systems analyst for the FAA for twenty-nine years. He was...
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John Joseph Sewell

May 6, 2019

John Joseph Sewell, 90, of Brigantine passed away on Monday May 6, 2019. John was born in Philadelphia to the late Fredrick and Mary (Knoire) Sewell. John proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a retired self employed carpet sales representative. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time at the casinos. He was a member of the American Legion Post #396. John...
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John Joseph Sewell

May 6, 2019

John Joseph Sewell, 90, of Brigantine passed away on Monday May 6, 2019. John was born in Philadelphia to the late Fredrick and Mary (Knoire) Sewell. John proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a retired self employed carpet sales representative. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time at the casinos. He was a member of the American Legion Post #396. John...
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Pauline P. Kolankiewicz

May 5, 2019

Pauline P. Kolankiewicz, 93, of Brigantine passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Sunday May 5, 2019. Pauline was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Marcia (Tod); by her devoted husband of 63 years, Ted Kolankiewicz; and by her loving son Robert (Karen Fitton). Surviving Pauline are her sons Gerald, Tod, and Joseph (Karen Winkler); a grandson, Alexander Kolankiewicz; loving...
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Carole M. Thomas

May 1, 2019

Carole M. Thomas, 75, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Wednesday May 1, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Jean (Gallagher) Methlie. She was the loving wife of the late David Thomas who passed in 2011. Carole was a medical secretary for many years at Moss Rehab and Einstein Medical Center. She was a member of the...
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John Collier Lewis

June 6, 1950 - April 26, 2019

Mr. John Collier Lewis died peacefully on April 26th 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the care of a most supportive University of Pennsylvania Hospital staff. Although his death was quite sudden and unexpected, he died surrounded by his loved ones. John is survived by his wife Denise Carmella (né Tartaglia) Lewis of Brigantine, NJ; elder daughter Kristen Watts of Wallingford, PA;...
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Joseph E. Kinslow

April 22, 2019

Joseph E. Kinslow, 83, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 22, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Edward and Marie (Mulligan) Kinslow. He was the devoted husband of Kathryn (Czarkowski) Kinslow whom he married on August 23, 1969. Joseph bravely served his country in the U.S. Army attaining the rank of Corporal. Following his military...
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Thomas L. "Tucker" Smith

April 18, 2019

Thomas L. Smith, "Tucker", 77, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday April 18, 2019. Tom was born in Atlantic City to late Thomas and Frances Smith. Tom was retired from the Atlantic City Fire Department with over 25 years of service. Tom could always make you laugh and would help anyone in need. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Tom was the beloved husband of the late Carol...
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Anna Mae Ligameri

April 5, 2019

Anna Mae Ligameri of Brigantine peacefully passed away on April 5th at the age of 86. She is predeceased by her husband, Francis. She is also predeceased by her parents; her brothers, Jack and Bill; and her sister, Dorothy. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Andros (Charles) and Laura Nale (Douglas); her grandchildren, Lindsay, Taylor, Dana, and Franklin; her great-grandson, Andros; and her...
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Ellen Herz

April 3, 2019

Ellen Herz, 92, of Brigantine, passed away peacefully following a brief illness on Wednesday April 3, 2019. Born in England, she lived In Trenton and Whiting before moving to Brigantine 10 years ago. Ellen began her career as a painter for Royal Doulton and Moorcroft Pottery. In 1951, she immigrated to the United States and worked at Stangl Pottery and the State of NJ. Ellen loved to paint and...
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Dolores "MEMOM" Stella

March 31, 2019

Dolores "MEMOM" Stella of Brigantine departed this life on March 31, 2019, surrounded by her entire family. She is now serenading God in heaven with her angelic voice. Dolores was born in Philadelphia PA and has been a resident of Brigantine for the past 35 years where she enjoyed singing in church choirs and soloist events of which weddings were her favorite. She will be sadly missed by all...
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Carmela Laviano

March 30, 2019

Carmela Laviano, 90, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday March 30, 2019. Carmela was born in Camden to the late Anthony and Raphaeline Laviano. She is survived by her siblings Anthony Laviano, Louis Laviano, Theresa Laviano and several nieces and nephews. Carmela is predeceased by her sisters Marie Zizzamia, Isabelle Erickson and Sabina Laviano. Relatives and friends are invited to attend...
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Donald Kenneth Polifka

March 19, 2019

Polifka, Donald Kenneth, 95, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Donald "Don" Polifka was born in Hays, Kansas to the late Charles and Elisabeth Polifka. He was an honors graduate of St. Joseph's Military Academy, Hays, Kansas, class of 1942. Prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army, he served as an instructor for Ft. Hays Kansas State College, Kansas. Don is survived by his...
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Michael Francis Trendler

March 11, 2019

Michael Francis Trendler, Jr, 79 of Brigantine, NJ passed away on Monday March 11, 2019 after a brief illness. Michael was born in Philadelphia in 1939. He mainly grew up in Upper Darby, PA and was a 1957 graduate of Msgr. Bonner HS, he graduated from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia in 1961 and was a very proud Hawk. Michael married his devoted wife Frances in 1965. He was a member of...
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Elizabeth J. Walstrom

March 8, 2019

Elizabeth J. Walstrom, 84, of Brigantine passed away on Friday March 8, 2019. Elizabeth was born in New York City to the late Adolph and Elizabeth Sadenwater. She was a registered nurse for over 40 years. She previously was employed as a nursing home administrator at Ancora Hospital in Hammonton. Elizabeth is survived by her beloved husband Roy T. Walstrom and she was a loving mother to her...
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Renee C. Nolan-Kelly

February 28, 2019

Renee C. Nolan-Kelly, 73, of Absecon passed away peacefully at home on Thursday February 28, 2019 after her courageous 19 year battle with cancer with her loving partner Jack and her family by her side. Renee was born in New York to the late James and Anita Clark. She was an entrepreneur and owner of many businesses. Renee had a fantastic sense of humor and an infectious laugh. She was very...
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Kathleen Mary Wilkinson

February 22, 2019

Kathleen Mary Wilkinson, 73, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Friday February 22, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the loving daughter of the late James D. and Mary (Dempsey) O'Connor. She was the devoted wife of John F. Wilkinson whom she married on May 17, 1969. Kathleen was a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where she...
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Anna Marie Kane

February 20, 2019

Anna Marie Kane, 79, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday February 20, 2019. Anna Marie was born in Philadelphia to the late Albert and Julia Powell. She formerly lived and was a school crossing guard in Colwyn Borough, Delaware County Pa. Anna Marie started coming to Brigantine as a child. She has been a full time Brigantine resident for many years and loved living on the island. She was a...
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Anthony D. Catanio

February 15, 2019

Anthony D. Catanio, 56, of Philadelphia passed away on Friday February 15, 2019. Anthony was born in Philadelphia PA. He formerly lived In Cinnaminson NJ and he graduated from Cinnaminson High School. Anthony was formerly employed as Manager/Cook at the A Dam Good Deli in Quarter of Tropicana Hotel and Casino Atlantic City. Anthony was a great cook who loved life, working in the restaurant...
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Paul S. Dzialo, Sr.

February 2, 2019

Paul S. Dzialo, Sr., 57, Williamstown formerly of Brigantine passed away on Saturday February 2, 2019. Paul was born in Belleview, NJ and raised in Mountain Lakes NJ. After college he relocated to Brigantine. He was formerly a craps dealer at Caesar's Hotel and Casino. Once Paul received his real estate license he owned and operated several real estate companies in Brigantine. Among them was...
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Neil P. Plum

January 4, 1929 - January 22, 2019

Neil P. Plum, 90, of Galloway, NJ died peacefully in Atlantic City Medical Center City Division on January 22, 2019, surrounded by family. Neil was born on January 4, 1929 in Atlantic City, NJ to Adaline Pittinos Brown and John Brown. He attended Atlantic City High School, the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Echols Mortuary School in Philadelphia. He was adopted...
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Margaret H. Kabala

January 17, 2019

Margaret H. Kabala (nee E'We), 85, of Galloway passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Galloway. Leaving to rejoice with the Lord. She was born April 19, 1933 to the late Arthur and Helen E'We. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her loving husband John whom was the "Love of her Life" for 60 years. Margaret was also predeceased by her...
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Michelle E. Kuhnley

December 22, 2018

Kuhnley, Michelle E., - 47 of Brigantine died suddenly of an aneurysm on Saturday, December 22. Michelle was born in Philadelphia, PA and spent most of her childhood in Daytona, FL. She and her family moved to Brigantine when she was 15 years old. She worked as a cage cashier at Trump Plaza for many years until its closure, recently at Walmart and currently at Ocean Resort Casino. Michelle...
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Ferdinando "Fred" Gasparini

December 21, 2018

Ferdinando "Fred' Gasparini, 86, of Brigantine passed away on Friday December 21, 2018. Fred was born in Philadelphia to the late Antonio and Emily Gasparini. He was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School class of 1950. Fred was a manager of several men's clothing stores before becoming a dealer at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. He was an avid Eagles Fan. Fred enjoyed attending...
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Constance Arbegast

December 11, 2018

Constance Arbegast, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 11, 2018, after leading a full life. Connie's home was Brigantine, before she transitioned to living at Seashore Gardens Living Center in 2011. Connie worked as a dishwasher for more than 25 years at the original Golden Nugget after receiving significant support and guidance from the ARC of Atlantic County. Connie was loved and...
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Angelo Salvatore "Sal Angelo" Allizzo

December 5, 2018

Allizzo, Angelo Salvatore "Sal Angelo", 70, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday December 5, 2018. Affectionately known as Sal, he was born and raised in South Philadelphia to the late Anthony and Rita Allizzo. Sal was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School. Starting off in the garment industry, Sal transitioned to the music industry, his passion. He started off singing in a band in...
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Jean F. Black

November 10, 2018

Jean F. Black, 83, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 10th, 2018. Jean was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Edward and Anna Feeney, along with her 8 siblings. She was the last of this very close family to pass. She took pride in her South Philadelphia roots and the values formed during this upbringing remained core to who she was. Jean retired to Brigantine some 25 years...
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Cristen Michael Gleason

November 8, 2018

Gleason, Cristen Michael "Cris", 72, Of Brigantine passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. A native of Audubon, NJ and long-time Brigantine, NJ resident, Cris graduated from the University of Georgia and spent his career pursuing entrepreneurial ventures. Cris was an avid pilot with accomplishments ranging from flying across the Atlantic in a single-engine...
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Barbara Goodwin Murphy

November 7, 2018

Barbara Goodwin Murphy (nee Schwarz), 77, passed away on Wednesday November 7, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Atlantic City to the late Edward and Isabelle Schwarz. She was an avid reader who also loved movies and music. Barbara will be remembered as a funny, creative, and generous woman who loved and lived for her family." Barbara is survived by her...
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Jacquelyn A. "Jackie" Cochrane

October 31, 2018

Jacquelyn A. "Jackie" Cochrane, 66, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on October 31, 2018. Jackie was born in Sea Isle City, NJ to the late Joseph and Jessie Wilkins. Jackie was an athlete at a time when women were not supposed to be athletes playing both field hockey and basketball at Holy Spirit High School. She fell in love with rowing during her adult years when she joined the Brigantine...
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Anthony "Tony" Santa Maria

October 25, 2018

Anthony "Tony" Santa Maria, 50, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Thursday October 25, 2018. Tony was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was employed by the Iron Workers Local 399 in Camden NJ. He was a good person, loving son, brother and father. Tony is survived by his daughters Gabrielle and Cayla Santa Maria, his father Anthony Santa Maria, his sister Kimberly Santa Maria and his...
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Pasquale "Lino" Mirabello

October 13, 2018

Pasquale "Lino" Mirabella, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday October 13, 2018. Lino was born in Ischia, Italy to the late Nicola and Restituta Mirabella. He successfully completed high school, and vocational and Hotel School in Italy. He held several positions at various restaurants in the United States, Canada and the Bahamas. Lino was a waiter in the Normandy Room Royal York Hotel, the...
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John W. "Jack" Bretcher

October 13, 2018

John W. "Jack" Bretcher, 90, of Brigantine went home to be with the Lord and his beloved wife Kathryn on Saturday October 13, 2018. Jack was born in Philadelphia PA to the late John and Laura Bretcher. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Jack graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia. He received a full athletic scholarship in diving...
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Jimmie A. Bongiorno

October 9, 2018

Jimmie A. Bongiorno, 66, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Dallas, TX she was the daughter of the late James and Carmen (Martinez) Marce. She was the devoted and loving wife of the late Carl Bongiorno. Jimmie was a receptionist for Atlantic Coast Realtors in Brigantine. She was a member of the Brigantine Rowing Club. ...
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Jimmie A. Bongiorno

October 9, 2018

Jimmie A. Bongiorno, 66, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Dallas, TX she was the daughter of the late James and Carmen (Martinez) Marce. She was the devoted and loving wife of the late Carl Bongiorno. Jimmie was a receptionist for Atlantic Coast Realtors in Brigantine. She was a member of the Brigantine Rowing Club. ...
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William Findley Miller

March 22, 1936 - October 9, 2018

William Findley Miller, 82, of Brigantine, born March 22, 1936, in Philadelphia, PA, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Bill was first generation American, born to Scottish immigrant parents. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Anne (nee Blessington), and their three children, Lizabeth A. Galantino, James W. Miller (Tami) and Mary Miller Fazio (Adam), and grandchildren Leia and...
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John E. Hale

September 28, 2018

John E. Hale, 83, of Brigantine, N.J. passed away at his home on Friday, September 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. John was born on February 22, 1935 in Scranton, PA to Wilbur and Olwen Hale. As a teenager, John developed his talent as a jazz pianist in parallel with pursuing his academic studies. He received his B.S. from Penn State University in 1956 and eventually used his...
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William J. Smith

September 25, 2018

William J. Smith, 93, of Brigantine was called home to heaven on Tuesday September 25, 2018. Bill was born in Jersey City to William and Catherine Smith on October 14, 1924.His family moved back to New York City later that year. Bill graduated from James Monroe High School. He served his country during World War II in the South Pacific with the United States Navy as a radio officer on the USS...
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Paul Celano

September 10, 2018

Paul Celano, resident of Brigantine, passed away on September 10, 2018, at AtlantiCare Medical Center at the age of 90. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 67 years, Raffaela (Rae), and forever remembered by his sons and their spouses Joseph (Linda), Paul (Shivaun), Michael (Donna), and John (Jennifer). He was a beloved grandfather to Nicholas (Laura), Julia, Victoria; Paul (Margot);...
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Carolyn M. Daly

September 6, 2018

Carolyn M. Daly, 69, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday September 6, 2018. Carolyn was born in Brooklyn NY to the late Gilbert Joseph and Virginia Genevieve DeStefano. Carolyn was formerly employed as an Administrator at Harrah's Hotel and Casino. She is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years James M. Daly, her daughter Melissa Muir and her husband Tom, her grandson Michael Daly and her...
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Meghan Elizabeth Pflanz

September 5, 2018

Meghan Elizabeth Pflanz, aged 40, of Brigantine passed away in her sleep Wednesday, September 05 2018 during a family vacation on the Caribbean Island of Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. Meghan is survived by her mother Michele Pflanz, her sister/brother-in law Michele and Courtney Walker and her sister/brother-in law Kelly and Michel Wouterse , her nephew Matthew Walker and her nieces...
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Barbara DuBois

September 2, 2018

Barbara DuBois, 70, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday September 2, 2018. Barbara was born in Philadelphia to the late Thomas and Ellen DuBois. Barbara was a graduate of West Catholic High School in Philadelphia. She was formerly employed as a bank officer at First Pennsylvania Bank and as a judiciary accountant for the State of New Jersey. Barbara volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Brigantine...
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Nancy D. Kinkler

August 31, 2018

Nancy D. Kinkler, 88, of Brigantine NJ entered into rest on Friday August 31, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Elizabeth, NJ she was the daughter of the late James Weldon (birth-father), Philip Kinler (step-father) and Frances "Ted" Dellar. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late George Adams Kinkler who passed away in 2002. Nancy was a kindergarten school teacher for...
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Marilyn (Hoffman) Feehan

August 21, 2018

Feehan, Marilyn (Hoffman) 82 – died at home on August 21, 2018 Marilyn was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan. She met her future husband, John, who was a representative of Atlantic City Electric working at the Detroit Edison Company. Together they enjoyed a very happy 55 year marriage and a full life, filled with family, friends, travels, volunteerism and sailing in the Chesapeake. ...
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Kamilla K. Gregovszki

June 19, 2018 - August 14, 2018

Kamilla K. Gregovszki, 60, of Brigantine, NJ, passed away peacefully on August 14th, in Atlantic Care Hospital, surrounded by family and friends after a 4-month battle with sepsis. She was born to the late Klara and John Gregovszki in Linz, Austria, on June 19, 1958, and soon after moved to the United States. She attended St. Phillips the Apostle School in Brigantine and was a graduate of the...
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Allan W. Dickinson

August 13, 2018

Allan W. Dickinson, 88, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Monday August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Allendale, England he was the son of the late Charles Henry and Annie (Kent) Dickinson. He was the devoted husband of the late Ellen I.B. (Fox) Dickinson. Allan attended the Boys Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth in Hexam England and was awarded the school certificate...
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Fred Tochterman

August 13, 2018

Fred Tochterman, 72, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Monday August 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bensalem, PA he was the son of the late Fred Palmer Tochterman and Alice Mae (Miller) Weis of Longwood, FL. He was the loving devoted husband of Susanne (Rice) Tochterman to whom he was married to for 51 years. Fred was a graduate of Bensalem High School class of 1963. ...
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Ralph Tom Callowhill IV

August 2, 2018

Ralph Tom Callowhill IV, also known as "TC", entered into rest unexpectedly on August 2, 2018 at the age of 47. Tom will be missed and fondly remembered by his mother; Carol Callowhill, of Brigantine; his children, Tommy and Cole Callowhill of Ocean City, his sisters Cher (AJ) Schreiber, of Brigantine and Lonnie (Patrick) McCarron of Ventnor. Tom is predeceased by his father Ralph Tom...
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Edward Berry

August 1, 2018

Edward Berry, 83, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Wednesday August 1, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, NJ he was the son of the late James Washington Berry and Mary (Banwell) Berry. He was the devoted husband of Catherine (Leone) Berry whom he married on May 3, 1973. Edward was a veteran of the Korean War bravely serving his country in the U.S. Army. He worked at...
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Margaret "Peggy" Miller

August 1, 2018

Margaret "Peggy" Miller, 94, a longtime resident of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday August 1, 2018. Peggy was born in Philadelphia Pa. She held many positions in hotel management, healthcare and teaching throughout her life. She was formerly employed as an administrative assistant at the Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino for many years. Peggy was a devout Catholic and supporter of ST...
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Joanne M. Lapidus

July 23, 2018

Joanne M Lapidus, 60, of Brigantine passed away on Monday July 23, 2018. Joanne was born in Uniontown Pa to the late Joseph and Lois Sies. She was employed as a Blackjack Dealer and then a food server at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino. Left to cherish her memory is her brother Jeffrey Sies and his wife Mary and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her...
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Francis X. "Frank" Fitzpatrick

July 16, 2018

Francis X. "Frank" Fitzpatrick, 71, of Brigantine passed away on Monday July 16, 2018. Frank was born in Philadelphia to the late Francis and Anne Fitzpatrick. He was a plumber for Union Local 690 in Philadelphia. He was an avid Eagles and Phillies fan. Frank was the Past President of the Penn Jersey String Band Association. He was a member of the Brigantine Elks Lodge #2428 and the Operating...
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Marguerite Russo

July 14, 2018

Marguerite Russo, 79, of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ entered into rest on Saturday July 14, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Castaldi) Russo. Marguerite was self employed as a nanny for many years. She will be missed and fondly remembered by her loving partner of 52 years; Marie Liberatore and sister Catherine Fox. ...
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Grace Juliana Ketterer

July 7, 2018

Grace Juliana Ketterer, 76, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 after battling multiple cancers over the course of 23 years. Her perseverance and strength will forever be admired by her family and friends. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Robert and Mary Cragg. Grace was married on July 9, 1967 to Manfred "Manny" Ketterer in the Bronx, New York. She began her career as...
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Dennis S. Delli Santi

June 27, 2018

Brigantine. -Dennis S. Delli Santi, 68, of, Brigantine. Entered into rest on June 27, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Growing up in North Arlington, NJ he was the son of the late George and Dorothy (Torsiello) Delli Santi. He resided in Brick, NJ for 17 years before moving to Brigantine, NJ in 2004. Dennis owned and operated Cedarwood Deli in Brick for many years before becoming an...
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William Charles McKnight

April 5, 1961 - June 24, 2018

Dr. William Charles McKnight, age 57, entered this world on April 5th, 1961 and from that day on brought joy, pride, love and devotion every moment of everyday, to his parents, brother, sister and friends. "Will" as he preferred to be called excelled in all endeavors. He received a Doctorate in Industrial Psychology from Capella University and was a director at Rowan College at the time of his...
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Ronald R. Hosle

June 13, 2018

Ronald R. Hosle, 66, entered into eternal rest with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ron was born in New York City and resided in Brigantine, NJ. He is survived by his mother Julia Hosle, daughters Alison Schaffer (Brian) and Abbey Hosle. He is also survived by his brother Jeff Hosle, his sister Wendy Komski, grandson Brycen Schaffer, granddaughter Harper Schaffer and his...
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Jesse T. Haruch

June 12, 2018

Marine Corps, Lance Corporal Jesse T. Haruch of Yorktown, VA, passed away on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at the age of 27. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Theodore J. Kucowski and Suzanne M. Haruch, Jesse was a quiet but kind person. He enjoyed many activities such as reading, music, and playing video games. Most of all, Jesse enjoyed bike-riding and would often prefer using his bike for...
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Alexander C. Patson

June 10, 2018

Alexander C. Patson, 87, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Sunday June 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Royersford, PA he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Pasiotes) Patson. He was the loving devoted husband of Mary (Valerio) Patson. Alexander bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy as a fire fighter during the Korean War on the destroyer Everett F. Larson...
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Garnell "Buddy" House, Jr.

June 6, 2018

Garnell "Buddy" House Jr., 59, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday June 6, 2018. Buddy was born in Baltimore Maryland to Jannie L. (nee Taylor) and the late Garnell House Sr. Buddy is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in communications. He was formerly employed by WMGM TV 40. The last 30 plus years he was employed at the Trump...
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James P. Mackleer

May 16, 2018

James P. Mackleer, 66, of Brigantine, NJ passed away unexpectedly of a coronary event on May 16, 2018. Born and raised in Abington, PA he was the son of the late James and Betty Pennington Mackleer. He graduated from Abington High School, class of 1970 and attended Wesley College in Delaware. He was a member of Operating Engineers 825. Jim was an extraordinary husband, father, son, brother,...
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John H. Charlton

May 15, 2018

After a day spent mowing his lawn and tending his garden, John H. Charlton fell asleep on May 15, 2018 in Brigantine New Jersey and woke up in heaven. It is hard to imagine him at rest. He never seemed to sit still. Born on June 4, 1926, he was raised on Lindenwald Farm in Pennsylvania, where he developed his passion for gardening, helping to tend truck patches of vegetables and beds of...
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Frances Mary McKay

May 8, 2018

Frances Mary McKay, 71, of Brigantine formerly of New Monmouth NJ and Stratford CT passed away on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Frances was born in Philadelphia Pa. She was a member of the largest graduating class at Archbishop Prendergast High School. She was one of 1200 students that graduated in 1964. Frances graduated from St Joseph's University in 1971 with a degree in education. She taught school at...
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Stanley Stephen Marek

May 7, 2018

Stanley Stephen Marek, age 88, proud resident of Brigantine, New Jersey, died on May 7, 2018. Stanley was preceded in death by his wife, Constance "Connie" Marek, his sister Antoinette Lieman, and his brothers Rev. Michael Marek, Walter, Edward and Frank Marek. He is survived by his children: Stephen (Merla) Marek, Thomas (Lezlie) Marek, James Marek, and Kathi (Mary Seminara) Marek, and his six...
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Charles B. Ford, Jr.

May 6, 2018

Charles B. Ford, Jr., 67, of Toms River, NJ entered into rest on Sunday May 6, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Charles and Betty (Flavin) Ford. He was the loving and devoted husband of Pamela J. (Totten) Ford of Toms River, NJ and the loving and devoted father to Betsey Ford Ochs and father-in-law to Robert Ochs of Brigantine, NJ. ...
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Carolyn Ann (nee Duncan) Eitnier

May 13, 1931 - May 1, 2018

Carolyn Ann Eitnier (nee Duncan) passed on peacefully, as her three loving and fiercely devoted children surrounded her on May 1st, 2018, in Sykesville, Maryland. Carolyn was an attentive and dedicated wife, loving mother and grandmother, and her family's Matriarch. Carolyn was born in Philadelphia on May 13, 1931, to George and Julia Duncan (nee Walker). After Graduating from High School,...
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Joseph A. LaRocca

May 1, 2018

Joseph A. LaRocca, 95, a lifelong resident of Brigantine passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday May 1, 2018. Joe was born in Atlantic City. He was the owner operator of Joe's Taxi in Brigantine. After his retirement he enjoyed working part time at the ACME Market in Brigantine. Joe was a member and Past President of the Brigantine Lions Club. He was also a member of St Thomas Knights of Columbus...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Maguire

February 17, 1924 - April 22, 2018

Maguire, Elizabeth "Betty", 94, of Brigantine died peacefully at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center – City Division, surrounded by all 5 of her children, on Sunday morning, April 22, 2018. She was born on February 17, 1924, in the City of Philadelphia to Edward and Mary (Inman) Fisher and was raised in the Fishtown section of the city. Betty was very proud that she was a member of the...
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Donald C. Larsen

April 18, 2018

Donald C. Larsen, 86, of Cinnaminson formerly of Mt. Laurel passed away on Wednesday April 18, 2018. Don was born in Camden to the late Edward A. Sr. and Elizabeth Veronica Larsen (nee Monahan). He was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in Camden. He proudly served his country on the USS Kula Gulf while serving in the US Navy Reserves. Don was a newspaper composer. He retired from the...
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