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Our Obituaries

Roy John Howe

November 6, 2017

Roy John Howe, 85, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on November 6, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Franklin Lakes, NJ he was the son of the late Harry James and Mary (Hart) Howe. He was the devoted husband of Anne Marie (Klappert) Howe whom he married on August 28, 1965. Roy was a Foreman and Recycling Coordinator for the City of Brigantine for over 28 years. He was...
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Patricia A. Cory

October 19, 2017

Patricia A. Cory, 91, a longtime resident of Brigantine, NJ passed away Thursday October 19, 2017 at Samaritan Center Hospice in Voorhees, NJ. Born in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants, Pat moved to Miami at a young age to continue a modeling career. There she met her husband Dr. Russell M. Cory who was on R & R from serving as a staff sergeant in the Burma...
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William W. Haeser

October 17, 1946 - October 11, 2017

William W. Haeser, 70, of Brigantine. Bill Haeser aka Pop-Pop, Dad and Twisty was born on October 17, 1946 in Englewood NJ. He was called home on Wednesday October 11, 2017 with his wife and constant companion by his side. He resided in Brigantine more than 45 years and his early life was spent in Teaneck NJ. He was schooled in St John's, St Joseph's and St Cecelia's graduating from Teaneck High...
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William S. Vandegrift

October 6, 2017

Reverend William S. Vandegrift, 72, of Brigantine passed away on Friday October 6, 2017. Father Bill was born in Philadelphia to the late Raymond and Marie Fisher Vandegrift. After his father passed away suddenly Father Bill became the patriarch of the family caring for his mother and his siblings. He also became in charge of running the family business. His calling to become a priest sent Father...
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Ronald Thomas Hall, Sr.

September 24, 2017

Ronald Thomas Hall, Sr., 80, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Sunday September 24, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Alexander T. and Edna (Cress) Hall. Ronald worked at the Hilton Hotel and Casino as a Senior Executive Slot Host for many years. He was a former member of Local 54 and member of the Casino Control Commission. He...
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James "Jimmy" Cusack

September 8, 2017

James "Jimmy" Cusack, 74, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Friday September 8, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Thomas Francis and Josephine (Cavanaugh) Cusack. He was the loving husband of the late Dorothy "Dotty" Ann Cusack who passed away on April 30, 2003 and Chrissy Cusack whom he married on February 12, 2012 in Costa Rica. ...
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Vincent J. O'Rangers

September 3, 2017

Vincent J. O'Rangers, 78, of Brigantine, formerly of South Philly, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 03, 2017 after a brief illness with his family at his side.  He was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School ('56). He proudly served his country in the US Army. Vince was a lifetime member of the South Philadelphia String Band. He retired from the Sunoco Oil Refinery in Philadelphila....
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Helen B. Silvestrini

September 1, 2017

Helen B. Silvestrini, 73, passed away on Friday September 1, 2017. Helen was born in Philadelphia Pa. Helen was a registered nurse. She was employed by Atlanticare Regional Medical Center working at the City and the Mainland Campuses in the Oncology Department. She was a member of St Thomas Church. Helen was the beloved wife of the late Chester Silvestrini. She is survived by her daughter...
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Arleen "Nana" Kelso

August 16, 2017

Arleen "Nana" Kelso, 74, of Brigantine, NJ left the beach peacefully on Wednesday August 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie (Rice) Stephens. She worked for many years at Scott Paper in Chester, PA and over 20 years for Caesar's Entertainment. Her many hobbies included enjoying the beach, shopping and most...
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Patricia A. Gizzio

August 4, 2017

Patricia A. Gizzio, 67, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert A. Hankinson and Rose Marie (Risick) Hankinson. Patty was the loving wife of John A. Gizzio, Sr. Patty was a homemaker and a very devout member of the Brigantine Bible church. In her spare time she...
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William John Seitter

October 23, 1924 - June 26, 2017

William John Seitter, 92, of Brigantine passed away on Monday June 26, 2017. William was born in Philadelphia on October 23, 1924 to the late Harry and Winifred Voirin Seitter. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII. Bill was employed as a bricklayer. He was a member, instructor and Union Leader for Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Union Local #5 in Atlantic City. He...
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Joseph Takach

June 24, 2017

Joseph Takach, 57, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Saturday June 24, 2017. Joe was born in Trenton to the late Gene and Ann Takach. He was very athletic when he was younger. Joe was an outstanding hockey goal tender attending Flyers Hockey Camp. Joe helped operate his family's business, the Beach Bar in Brigantine. Joe was known for his love of family, fishing and his famous Joe Tak's...
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Donald C. McCarty

June 17, 2017

Donald C. McCarty, 71, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Harner) McCarty. He was the loving husband of Karen Alice (Davis) McCarty whom he spent 51 wonderful years of marriage with. Donald was a truck driver for most of his life working for Edgcomb Metals in...
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Elsie Adams Stackhouse

May 21, 2017

Elsie Adams Stackhouse, age 90, passed away on Sunday May 21st at Atlantic City Medical Center. Elsie was the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Crosscup) Adams, former wife of the late Robert Stackhouse, mother of Dr. Lisa Stackhouse, Thomas R. Stackhouse, and the late Stephen Stackhouse, mother-in-law of Linda, grandmother of Tommy and Jimmy, and great grandmother of Connor Stackhouse....
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Helen DiJoseph

November 26, 1930 - May 21, 2017

Helen DiJoseph, 86, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday May 21, 2017. Born on November 26, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Vittoria (Cappolechia) Tabacchiera. She was the beloved wife of the late John "Lefty" DiJoseph, Jr. Helen was a home maker for most of her life, moving to Brigantine in 1963 to...
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Peter DeMayo

May 5, 2017

Peter J. DeMayo, 80, of Brigantine passed away while at his home on Friday, May 5th, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Pete is survived by his wife, Joanne DeMayo. They spent close to 60 years together, of which 55 years was in a wonderful marriage. He will also be missed and survived by his family: son Peter J. DeMayo Jr., daughter in-law Angie DeMayo, grandson Peter J....
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Genevieve "Jean" Daly

May 3, 2017

Genevieve "Jean" Daly, 95, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Wednesday May 3, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Elizabeth, NJ she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Felicia (Wulf) Flaga. She was the loving wife of Francis X. Daly who passed away August 25, 1963. Genevieve was a homemaker and devoted mother. In her early years she was a cashier at Shop & Bag in...
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Stanley Eugene Wiley

April 30, 2017

Stanley Eugene Wiley, 81, of Brigantine died peacefully in his home on Sunday April 30, 2017; finally resting from his 23 year battle with Lymphoma. Stan is survived by his wife, Janice (Jan); children, Christyne Chiacchia (Russel), Michael Wiley (Becky) and Debra Wiley (Deborah Jacobs); grandchildren, Zion, Brooklyn, Alyssa, and Cassidy Chiacchia and Eric Wiley; and sibling, Donna Poling (Doug)...
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Robert A. "Bobby" Bell, Jr.

April 29, 2017

Bell Jr, Robert A. "Bobby', 22 of Brigantine earned his wings on Saturday April 29th, 2017 at the young age of 22. Though Bobby had epilepsy at an early age, he had his spirit, preservation and determination to live life to the fullest until his final days. He endured great pain and never once complained. He was truly remarkable with his sense of humor and immense amount of generosity. Bobby...
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Marion L. Herman

April 24, 2017

Marion L. Herman, 77, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the daughter of the late Frank Grottola and Theresa (DiGregorio) Grottola. She was the widow of Raymond J. Herman who passed away November 1, 2016. Marion was co-owner and operator of M & M Salads for 13 years in Brigantine, which served Atlantic County with the best...
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Anthony "Tony" DiStefano

April 21, 2017

DiStefano, Anthony "Tony" – 64, of Brigantine, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Camden, NJ, Anthony resided at the seashore in Brigantine, NJ for more than 40 years. He was a well-respected local realtor in Brigantine, starting at Walker-Rogge Realtors and most notably with Atlantic Coast Realtors. Anthony enjoyed fishing on his boats,...
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Francis Medford Smith

April 20, 2017

Francis Medford Smith, 73, Of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Naples, FL surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Francis and Agnes (Gavin) Smith. He was the devoted husband of Theresa (Pohlig) Smith whom he married on Nov 2, 2003. Francis worked for INA as a computer programmer in Philadelphia following which he...
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Mary Lou (nee Davis) O'Brien

January 24, 1937 - April 10, 2017

Mary Lou O'Brien, 80, (Davis) passed away peacefully in her home on Monday April 10th, 2017. She was born on January 24, 1937 in Atlantic City, NJ to John H. Davis and Verna Davis. She married her sweetheart, Francis J. O'Brien Sr. on March 2nd, 1957 and together, they became longtime residents of Brigantine, NJ in 1969.  If there was anything that made Mary Lou's eyes light up with joy, it...
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Margaret H. Completo

April 4, 2017

Margaret H. Completo, 78, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday April 4, 2017. Margaret was born in Atlantic City. She was employed as a Home Health Aide for the State of New Jersey before starting her family. Margaret was a member of the Fishing Mermaids in Brigantine. She was a devout Catholic that regularly attended Mass at St Thomas Church. Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Anthony...
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Gloria M. Bonnes

April 2, 2017

Gloria M. Bonnes, 92, Of Brigantine passed away on Sunday April 2, 2017. Gloria was born in McKeesport Pa. She attended the Chester Hospital School of nursing and then worked at the hospital before starting her family. Gloria was an avid gardener who grew orchids in her own greenhouse at her former home in Ridley Park Pa. She was a devout Catholic that regularly attended Mass at St....
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Sandra Marie "Sandy" Battaglini

March 21, 2017

Sandra Marie Battaglini, 64, "Sandy" of Brigantine, NJ and Childwold, NY. Predeceased by her parents Emily Bozzi, Vincent Battaglini, and sister Lorraine Battaglini. Survived by her life partner, John Mattis, aunts, uncle and innumerable cousins. Sandy graduated from Holy Spirit High School, attended the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia; and studied with Pat Witt at The Barn Studio in...
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Sandra M. (Ottenberg) Readler

March 11, 2017

Sandra M. (Ottenberg) Readler, 78, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Saturday March 11, 2017. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Sadie (Fineberg) Ottenberg. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Readler. Sandra was a school teacher for E.T. Richardson Middle School in Springfield, PA where she educated many children for over twenty years. Her...
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Carmella "Millie" Solari

March 9, 2017

Carmella "Millie" Solari, 95, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday March 9, 2017. Millie was born in Philadelphia to Frank and Maria Raffa. She attended South Philadelphia High School. Millie was a professional lamp shade marker and she also was employed at Bally's Hotel and Casino. Millie and her husband Tony relocated to Brigantine in 1954 where they raised their 4 children. Millie was a...
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David P. "Doc" Donati

February 27, 2017

Dr. David "Doc" P. Donati, 59, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on February 27, 2017. Born in Hazelton, PA he was the son of David B. and Carolyn (D'Amico) Donati. He was the loving husband of the late Dr. Christine (Reimer) Donati who passed on November 16, 2002. David was co-owner and operator of Bayside Medical and Dental in Brigantine, NJ with his son, serving the public...
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D. Elaine Connor

February 21, 2017

D. Elaine Connor, 82, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Elaine was born in Philadelphia. She was employed as a nursing assistant at the Brigantine North Middle School. Elaine, along with her late husband Bob, were foster parents to many children for the Arch Diocese of Philadelphia Catholic Charities. She was a member of the Brigantine Elk's Lodge ...
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Rose Lousinian

February 16, 2017

Rose Lousinian, 83, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Thursday February 16, 2017. Rose was born in Philadelphia Pa. She was employed for over 30 years at Ocean Beverage in Brigantine. Rose was a member of St Sahog and St Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church in Wynnewood Pa. Rose was the beloved wife of the late Albert Lousinian. She is survived by her daughter Donna McElwee and...
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Saul Grossman

February 8, 2017

Saul Grossman, 86, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2017. Saul was born in Philadelphia, Pa. He was formerly the owner of Holly Edge Dry Cleaners in Mt Holly from 1948 to 1973. Saul also was a car salesman for Miller Ford and most recently he was the owner of Saul and Nancy G. Windows and Doors in Brigantine. He was a member of the Brigantine Lions Club, Brigantine Chamber...
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Anna "Jean" Ciolko

February 6, 2017

Anna "Jean" Ciolko - 90, Passed peacefully Monday February 6, 2017. She was born May 5, 1926 in Eldred Pa. Jean was the daughter of the late Fred and Mable Whitmore (nee Griffith) and the wife of the late Walter "Wally" Ciolko. After graduating college Jean ventured with her girlfriends to Atlantic City for the summer. She worked at the Haddon Hall Hotel on the boardwalk and it was there she met...
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Helen C. Couch

February 4, 2017

Helen C. Couch, formerly of Brigantine passed away on Saturday February 4, 2017. Helen was born in Trenton. She spent most of her life living in Brigantine. She was formerly a bookkeeper at Brooks and Idlers Printing in Atlantic City. Helen was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Stella Maris #288 at St Thomas Church in Brigantine for over 60 years. She was also member of the...
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Eileen Doring

February 23, 1928 - February 1, 2017

Eileen Doring, 88, of Brigantine died peacefully on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Eileen was born on February 23, 1928 in Atlantic City to Florence (Baker), and William G. Plummer. Eileen is preceded in death by her husband John William Doring, and her brother William Plummer. Eileen is survived by her loving children: Margaret Dutton (Richard), Elaine...
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Mary Gray (Jackson) Larmour

December 20, 1929 - January 28, 2017

Mary Gray (Jackson) Larmour, 87, of Smithville, went home to be with the love of her life, Jim, on January 28, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born on December 20, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Ralph and Margaret (Taylor) Jackson. She was the widow of James H. Larmour, who passed on June 21, 2000, after spending 47 wonderful years with him. Mary was full of life, spirit...
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Elizabeth Ann M. Hartman

January 24, 2017

Elizabeth Ann M. Hartman, 71, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday January 24, 2017. Elizabeth Ann was born Philadelphia, Pa. In Philadelphia she was a school crossing guard and was a manager of the concession stands at Veterans Stadium. After moving to Brigantine she was hired as a day 1 employee at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino. She then worked at Harrah's for 20 years as a food server...
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Michael T. Maurer

January 21, 2017

Michael T. Maurer, 69, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Saturday January 21, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Brown) Maurer. He was the beloved husband of Ann E. (McDevitt) Maurer. Michael proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. While in the service he received...
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Rosemary "Judi" Monacello

January 19, 2017

Rosemary "Judi" Monacello, 81, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday January 19, 2017. She was born in Philadelphia to Joseph and Sally Kinsey. She moved to Brigantine in 1974. Judi owned and operated the Killarny Bar and Hotel in Atlantic City. In 1980 she became the director of admissions at Casino Schools Inc. and then became Supervisor of the Casino Games scheduling department at the Claridge...
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Louis V. Monacello

January 15, 2017

Louis V. Monacello, 58, of Brigantine passed away on January 15, 2017 after his courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. Louis was born and grew up in the Kensington section of Philadelphia and spent his summers in Brigantine with his grandparents until moving here permanently in 1974. Louis attended grammar school at Ascension of Our Lord in Kensington where he served as an altar boy. He...
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Frederick J. Craig

January 1, 2017

Frederick J. Craig, Jr., 94, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on January 1, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Frederick J. Sr., and Mary Riegel Craig. He was the devoted husband of Thelma Burke Craig whom he married on October 27, 1951 and spent 65 wonderful years with. Frederick was a very proud patriot, lying about his age so he...
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Eugene M. Savell

December 28, 2016

Eugene M. Savell, 84, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday December 28, 2016. Eugene was born in Philadelphia Pa. He graduated from Temple University where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Signa Honor Society. Eugene started the accounting firm of Eugene M. Savell CPA in Bala Cynwyd Pa in 1962. He specialized in Investigative Forensic Accounting. He was a member of AICPA, PICPA, DC...
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Robert L. Ferris

December 24, 2016

Ferris, Robert L - 86, of Brigantine passed away on Dec. 24, 2016 at home. He was born in Charleston, Illinois. He is predeceased by his parents Fern and Herbert, his sister Billie Jean and beloved wife of 50 years Clementina (nee Maccagnano). He is survived by his nephew James Hutchinson (Judy) Windsor III. Robert was very proud to have served his country as a Parachute Rigger with the US...
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Mary M. Malloy

December 22, 2016

Mary M. Malloy, 97, of Brigantine, NJ went home to the Lord on Thursday December 22, 2016. Born and raised in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Miles and Susan (Scullin) Lederer, and the widow of Daniel J. Malloy. Mary was a homemaker, and though she had many lifelong friends, her children and her extensive family were always her first priority. Her favorite...
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Raymona D. Ruth

December 22, 2016

Raymona D. Ruth, 90, of Smithville, NJ entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on Thursday December 22, 2016. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the daughter of the late Raymond P. and Marie (Rudolph) Dugan. She was the widow of the late Gordon C. Ruth who passed February 14, 2002. Raymona graduated high school in Trenton, NJ and went on to attend the University of Maryland. She then...
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Betsy-Ann Rogge

December 21, 2016

Betsy-Ann Rogge, 93, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday December 21, 2016. Our dearly beloved mother, a Bellevue nurse in WW II and beyond; a lifelong soul mate of our dad; a devoted friend and nurturer of kindred souls in the community of Brigantine she so loved; a fierce advocate and generous spirit for those needing help or comfort, whose wide embrace included others who now enrich our...
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Mary Martell

December 7, 2016

Mary Martell, 85, of Brigantine, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.  Mary enjoyed making loving memories with family and friends and will be greatly missed.  She was born in Philadelphia Pa and has resided in Brigantine for the past 27 years. Mary is predeceased by her beloved husband Dominic. Mary is survived by her daughters Diane and Cheryl and son-in-law Robert Allen....
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Kenneth Charles Buck

October 23, 1943 - December 3, 2016

Kenneth Charles Buck Sr., age 73, passed at home on December 3, 2016 surrounded by his family after enduring a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Ken was born on October 23, 1943 in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from St. Matthew's Catholic School in 1957 and then attended LaSalle College High School where he graduated in 1961. Ken was honorably discharged...
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Joseph "Joe" J. McGee

November 25, 2016

Joseph "Joe" J. McGee, 77 of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Friday November 25, 2016 at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late James Edward McGee and Frances Schottdorf Thurlow. Joseph served his country honorably and faithfully in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1966. Joseph for most of his life was the...
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Tony Patalivo

November 10, 2016

Tony Patalivo entered into rest of a sudden and unexpected death on Thursday, November 10, 2016. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, grew up in Somerdale, NJ, and graduated from Sterling High School. Tony worked for Casino Resorts as a dealer starting in 1978 and worked there for 10 years. In June of 1994, he purchased the Pirates Den and was its proud owner and operator until retirement in...
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Raymond J. Herman

November 1, 2016

Raymond J. Herman, 78, of Brigantine passed away at home on Tuesday November 1, 2016. Ray was born in Atlantic City and graduated from Atlantic City High School Class of 1957 and went on to attend the Philadelphia Museum of Art School. Ray was an entrepreneur for many years in the city of Brigantine. He participated in many fishing tournaments and was a member of the Starcraft RV Camping Club....
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Mae T. Barnett

October 30, 2016

Mae T. Barnett went home to be with the Lord on Sunday October 30, 2016 surrounded by her loving family at the Villa Raffaella Assisted Living Facility. Born in Paisley, Scotland she was the daughter of the late Angus and Jean (MacDonald) Chisholm. Mae worked as a secretary for Edison Manufacturing and worked various jobs in fashion retail. Mae was a member of the Catholic Daughters an avid...
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Anna "Nancy" Boyd

October 26, 2016

Boyd, Anna "Nancy", 84, of Brigantine passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to John & Mary Anton on July 4, 1932. Nancy met the love her life Jim, while attending HSHS and married soon after graduating. She was a homemaker at heart, but also had a number of talents. She enjoyed art, sewing, cooking and holidays with her family.....
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Doris DeRitis

October 25, 2016

Doris DeRitis, 94, of Philadelphia Pa passed away on Tuesday October 25, 2016. She was born in Ridley Park Pa. Doris was a registered nurse. She graduated from the Philadelphia General Hospital Cadet Nursing Program. Doris was a member of the All Saints Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, the All Saints Episcopal Women, Young at Heart and she was formerly a Girl Scout Leader. Doris was the beloved...
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Eleanor A. Lech

October 19, 2016

Eleanor A. Lech, 90 of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia Pa. She attended South Philadelphia High School and the Philadelphia School of Business. Eleanor was employed as a secretary/bookkeeper. She was formerly employed by Merck Pharmaceuticals, the Lyons Technical Institute, Spikes Trophy's and the Marta Group in Philadelphia. Eleanor is...
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Eleanor A. Lech

October 19, 2016

Eleanor A. Lech, 90 of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia Pa. She attended South Philadelphia High School and the Philadelphia School of Business. Eleanor was employed as a secretary/bookkeeper. She was formerly employed by Merck Pharmaceuticals, the Lyons Technical Institute, Spikes Trophy's and the Marta Group in Philadelphia. Eleanor is...
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Samuel "Junior" Lionelli

September 20, 2016

Samuel "Junior" Lionelli, 81, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2016. Beloved brother of Theresa Genuardi and the late Marie, Louis, James, Anthony, Rita and Concetta and brother-in-law to Connie. Beloved godfather to Gina Falotico (nee Porpora) and Guy Porpora (Stacey). Loving uncle to Angelo "Sal" Allizzo (Roni), Robert Polillo (Maria), Kathy Genuardi and many nieces and...
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Joseph A. Pyle

September 19, 2016

Joseph A. Pyle, 80, of Brigantine and Cinnaminson passed away on Monday September 19, 2016. Joe was born in Philadelphia Pa. He was a graduate of St. Thomas More High School and Rutgers University. He proudly served his country in the US Army. Joe was stationed at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. He was a retired Director of Operations at Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania. He was a...
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Mildred B. Cannon

September 14, 2016

Mildred B. Cannon, 81 of Brigantine passed away at home on Wednesday September 14, 2016. Mildred was born in Philadelphia PA. She was formerly employed as telephone operator with Bell Telephone Co. and she was the manager at the gift shop located inside Warminster General Hospital. Mildred also was in charge of collections at her husband's business Andrews Glass Company in Vineland. Mildred...
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Nancy G. Materio

September 4, 2016

Nancy G. Materio, 74, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday September 4, 2016. Nancy was born in Montclair NJ. She was formerly a President of a bank. Nancy was also employed by the State of New Jersey and she was a receptionist for Dr. Frank Kern in Brigantine. Nancy was a dedicated member and an avid volunteer of the Brigantine Lions Club. She volunteered for the Miss Brigantine Pageant, Lions...
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David B. Peterson

September 2, 2016

David B. Peterson, 66, of Brigantine passed away Friday September 2, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Dave was born in Hartford Ct. He received a Bachelor's Degree from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach Florida. Dave was employed as Network Technician for Verizon. He was a member of the IBEW and the Sons of the American Legion. Dave was a dedicated volunteer...
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James Boyd

October 19, 1932 - August 11, 2016

James Boyd, 83, of Brigantine passed away Thursday August 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to Frank & Anna Boyd on November 19, 1932. Jim relocated to Atlantic City, graduated from Holy Spirit High School, where he met the love of his life, Nancy. They married and moved to his beloved Brigantine where they raised their family. Jim had many loves including...
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Edward W. Faunce

January 16, 1934 - July 26, 2016

Edward W. Faunce, 82, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday July 26, 2016. He was born on January 16, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA was a graduate of Frankford High School, attended Temple and Drexel Universities, and worked as a mechanical designer for United Engineers. Ed served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War as radio man for a P-2 flight squadron. He was an Eagle...
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Jesse Nicol

July 23, 2016

Jesse Nicol, 31, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Saturday July 23, 2016. Jesse was born in Philadelphia Pa. He was a self employed carpenter. Jesse loved fishing and outdoor activities with his family. He enjoyed watching the History and Nature Channels and anything military. Jesse is survived by his mother Molly Alber and his father Joel Nicol. He is also survived by his sisters...
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Ruben Diaz, Jr.

July 5, 2016

Ruben Diaz, Jr., 62, of Brigantine, NJ entered the gates of heaven on July 5, 2016. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico he was the son of the late Ruben Diaz, Sr., and Luz Maria (Flores) Nieves of Lake Shore, FL. Ruben worked in sales in the marketing industry for most of his life, working for various employers throughout the United States. Most recently he was the owner and operator for ten years...
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Lynne P. Kenny

June 16, 2016

Lynne P. Kenny, 64, of Mays Landing passed away on Thursday June 16, 2016. Lynne was born in London England. She was raised in Belfast Northern Ireland and moved to the United States in 1978. Lynne was a casino bus coordinator at Harrah's Hotel and Casino for over 23 years. She was a volunteered at the Lions Blind Center in Absecon. Lynne was an avid Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan and a...
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Kevin Leyden

June 6, 2016

Kevin Leyden, 66, of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Monday June 6, 2016. Kevin was born in Philadelphia. He was a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School class of 1967. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a retired mortgage banker, an avid sports fan and a Lifetime Member of the VFW and the DAV. Kevin is survived by his beloved wife Elizabeth...
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Josephine Carman

June 4, 2016

Josephine Carman, 92, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday June 4, 2016. Josephine was born and raised in Philadelphia Pa. She was a graduate of the John W. Hallahan High School for Girls. Josephine was the beloved wife of the late Howard Carman. She is survived by her children Mary Ann Doughtery (Charles), Paul Carman (Janet), Cecilia Carman and Joseph Martin and her granddaughter Stephanie...
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Mary L. Morris

May 30, 2016

Mary L. Morris, 77, of Margate passed away on Monday May 30, 2016. Mary was born and raised in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. She formerly lived in Brigantine and at the Shalom House in Ventnor. She was a member of the alumni associations of the Little Flower High School for Girls and the Germantown Hospital School of Nursing. Mary is survived by her cousins Kathy and Pete Emhardt and...
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Howard J. Buck, Sr.

May 25, 2016

Howard J. Buck Sr., 75 of Brigantine passed away suddenly on Wednesday May 25, 2016. Howard was born in Philadelphia Pa and he was a graduate of Father Judge High School class of 1959. He was a mortgage banker that previously was employed at Ford Credit, Security Pacific and Citi Bank. Howard and his wife Patricia were volunteers at the Forsythe Wildlife Reserve. He was an avid fisherman and...
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John Parks

May 23, 2016

John Parks, 75, of Brigantine died peacefully in his sleep after a 2 year battle with Parkinson's disease. An avid Philadelphia sports fan, his favorite being the Eagles brought him many ups and downs but it still brought him much joy every Sunday. He was born in Pine Hill NJ. John was the youngest of 9 children born to the late Robert and Margaret Parkes. He retired as a Captain of the...
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Anna M. Quader

May 1, 2016

Anna M. Quader Relaxed with friends at the Summit pool and found joy in her many grandchildren, 99 Anna M. Quader of Brigantine, N.J., formerly of Summit, N.J., passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 1, 2016, with her daughter, Joanne, by her side. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the life celebration and viewing for Anna on Sunday evening, May 8, from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Monday from 9...
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Harold Meehan

March 1, 2016

MEEHAN-Harold Died 3/1/16. Life Member of Steamfitters Local 638. Viewing Keates-Plum F.H., 3112 West Brigantine Ave., Brigantine, NJ, Sunday, 1-4 & 5-8 P.M. Burial Monday, 10:30 A.M., St. Thomas R.C. Church, 331 8th St., Brigantine, N.J. Officers and members of Local 638 extend to the family of our deceased Brother our deepest sympathy. Patrick Dolan Jr., President Robert...
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John D. "Jack" Mathieson

June 11, 1942 - February 1, 2016

John D. "Jack" Mathieson, 73, of Absecon Shores passed away on Monday February 1, 2016. Jack was born in Plainfield, NJ on June 11, 1942 and lived in Hamilton Twp (Mercer County) and Bordentown prior to moving to Absecon. He attended Hamilton Twp Schools and worked in the printing industry until retirement. Jack served in the Army National Guard. He was a member of the Brigantine Elks Lodge #2428...
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Edwin H. Huber, Jr.

July 18, 2014

Edwin H. Huber Jr., 72, of Brigantine passed away on Friday July 18, 2014. Edwin was born in Atlantic City. He was formerly employed as a salesman at NCR Corporation and Avalon Carpet and Tile Co, Egg Harbor Twp. Edwin was the beloved husband of the late Josephine. He is survived by his sons Edwin Huber III (Theresa) and David Huber (Dawn). He is also survived by his sister Anne Marie Edmundowicz...
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Charles "Chubby" Taylor

June 1, 2014

Charles "Chubby" Taylor, 87, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday June 1, 2014. Charles was born in Atlantic City. He enlisted and served for 18 years in the Merchant Marines during WWII. Charles was employed as a liquor salesman Joseph H. Reinfeld Inc. of Merchantville NJ. He was a active sponsor and counselor with AA. He was formerly a member of the VFW and American Legion in Brigantine. ...
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Susan A. Gabrysz

May 25, 2014

Susan A. Gabrysz, 61, of Egg Harbor Twp passed away with her loving family by her side on Sunday May 25, 2014. Susan was born in Atlantic City. She was a housewife. Susan was the daughter of the late Jon and Elizabeth Stefanik (nee Stevens). She was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Gabrysz. Susan is survived by her daughter Stacy Gabrysz, her son Michael Gabrysz (Alyson) and her...
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Mary Louise Mason

May 22, 2014

Mary Louise Mason, 83, (nee Luse) of Brigantine, died on Thursday May 22, 2014. The daughter of the late John A. Luse and Mary Louise Beury Luse was born in Philadelphia, PA, moving shortly thereafter to Olgoma, WV then to Welch, WV and then to Alexandria, VA. After a short reside in NY she moved to Ventnor living with her grandmother, Katherine F. Beury. She was a graduate of The Knox School in...
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James Russell "Russ" Deery

March 14, 1944 - May 6, 2014

Deery, James Russell "Russ", of Brigantine, NJ died peacefully in his sleep on May 6, 2014. Born on March 14, 1944 to the late Anna DeStefano and Romaine Howard Deery, Russell grew up in the Norristown/Conshohocken area of Pennsylvania. Russell leaves behind his siblings Mary Jane SanFelice of Norristown, PA, Joan Mahoney (Jerome) of Sellersville, PA, Dennis Deery (Dee) of New York, and brother...
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William J. Eitnier

April 23, 2014

Eitnier William J. Eitnier, 84, of Brigantine, passed away on Wednesday April 23, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. His devoted wife of 52 years Carolyn and his three children, Paula, Jamie and Dan, son-in-law Ralph, daughter-in-law Sue, future daughter-in-law Jenny, Niece Pam, Nephew Scott, seven grand children and one great grand child survives him. Bill, also known affectionately as...
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Maurice Y. Cole, Jr. Esq.

April 22, 2014

Cole Maurice Y. Cole, Jr., Esq., 86, of Brigantine, died on Tuesday April 22nd 2014 at Meadowview Nursing Home following a long illness. He was a graduate of ACHS, Dartmouth College, and Cornell Law School. He served his country during the Korean War as an officer in the JAG at the Pentagon where he tried cases for the Government. Maurie joined his family firm, Cole, Koury, Cole & Tighe -later...
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Peter P. Barry

March 23, 2014

Barry Peter P. Barry, age 73, of Brigantine, NJ, loving husband of 51 years to Julia Barry passed away on Sunday March 23, 2014. Beloved father of Lisa Barry (Jeff Liedl) and an inspiration to his grandchildren, Bridget and Patrick. Loving brother to James Barry (Mary Lou) and Roseanne Zukosky. Predeceased by his daughter Susan, parents, Peter and Helen and brothers Henry and Gerald. Peter...
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Alice Cecilia (nee Ross) Butler

February 27, 2014

Butler Alice Cecilia Butler (nee Ross), 74, passed away on Thursday February 27, 2014 in Live Oak, Florida. Alice was born in Ventnor where she grew up and attended Atlantic City High School. She married George H. Butler of Atlantic City and moved to Brigantine to raise their family. After her retirement she resided in Live Oak, Florida. She was a member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic...
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Rudolph Spina

January 21, 2014

Spina Rudolph Spina , 89, a 55 year resident of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2014. Rudy was born in Conshohocken Pa. He was a waiter at various restaurants in Philadelphia before retiring from Resorts International Hotel and Casino. Rudy loved his family, good food and fishing the waters in and around Brigantine. He is survived by his beloved wife Genevieve "Jean" Spina, his...
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Joseph P. Kline , Jr.

January 8, 2014

Joseph P. Kline Jr., 92, of Brigantine loving and respected husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully Wednesday January 8, 2014. He leaves his wife of 68 years, Vanetta E (Hiltner) Kline and two sons, Ronald M. Kline (Wife Carlene), and Mark L. Kline (Wife Kathleen), six grandchildren Kristin(Thomas), Michael, Mark, Matthew, Jennifer(Jason), Joe, and four great...
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Nicholas J. Crosson

December 15, 2013

Crosson Nicholas J. Crosson, 53, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday December 15, 2013. Nicholas was born in Atlantic City. He was formerly a member of the Atlantic City and Brigantine Beach Patrols. Nick coached various youth recreational sports in Brigantine and O.L.S.S. He was formerly employed by the Atlantic City Board of Education in the maintenance department. Nicholas is survived by...
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Colleen M. Phillips

December 1, 2013

Phillips Colleen M. Phillips, 52, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday December 1, 2013 after a courageous battle with lung disease. Colleen was born in Darby Pa. She attended Upper Darby High School. Colleen was employed as a cocktail waitress at Resorts Hotel and Casino and most recently she was a sales clerk at Brigantine Beauty Supply. She loved spending time in the sun and going to the beach...
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Harry A. D'Ascenzo, Sr.

November 12, 2013

D'Ascenzo Harry A. D'Ascenzo Sr., 88, Taps; on Tuesday November 12, 2013, around 1400 hours. Harry left this world to join the heavenly Marines - once a Marine always a Marine. He died peacefully after battling the devastating effects of prostate cancer. He had a variety of jobs, including Philadelphia Police Officer, throughout his life and loved to gamble. He lived a colorful life. He was...
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Sharon D. McColl

November 10, 2013

McColl Sharon D. McColl, 44, of Brigantine passed away on Sunday November 10, 2013. Sharon was born in Camden and she was a graduate of Overbrook High School in Pine Hill. Sharon formerly owned and operated Personalized House Cleaning in Brigantine. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Wayne Earl McColl and her father Harry M. Levering. Sharon is survived by her son Edward Scott Jr, her...
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Josephine Wink

October 30, 2013

Wink Josephine Wink, 96, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday October 30, 2013. Josephine was born in Garfield NJ. She was a homemaker. Josephine was formerly a member of the St. Peters Episcopal Church, Clifton and the Church of the Good Shepherd, Midland Park. She was the beloved wife of the late William Wink and she is survived by her sons David Wink (Michelle) and Douglas Wink and her...
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Joseph V. Anastasi

October 9, 2013

Anastasi Joseph V. Anastasi, 79, of Brigantine passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 9, 2013 with his family by his side. Born in Atlantic City, Joe grew up on Mississippi Ave, attending St Michael's Grammar School and Atlantic City High School. He joined the United States Navy, and received an honorable discharge. He married the love of his life, Myrna Lee Fox also of Atlantic City and...
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Charles Joseph Holl, Jr.

September 2, 2013

Holl Charles Joseph Jr. 83, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on September 2, 2013. Charlie was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, living there until moving to Brigantine in1966. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Alice Marie Holl (nee Kearney); two daughters, Kathleen High (Dan), Jennifer Holl-Lakes; one son, Charles J. Holl III (Julie), and...
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Violet F. ( Bozzi) Notto

June 19, 1917 - August 7, 2013

Notto Violet F. Notto ( Bozzi) born June 19, 1917 died suddenly August 7, 2013. "La Regina de La Cucina". Pre-deceased by her beloved husband and best friend, Samuel P. Notto. Survived by a multitude of family and friends who were touched by her positive energy, love for children and majesty in the kitchen. There were no strangers in her life and she greeted all who crossed her path with a...
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Carol S. Roth

July 15, 2013

Roth Carol S. Roth, 75, of Brigantine passed away on Monday July 15, 2013. Carol was born in Bronx New York. She was a member and Eucharistic Minister at St Thomas Church. Carol was also a member of the Sons of Italy, Brigantine Republican Club, Brigantine Chamber of Commerce and the Brigantine Cultural Arts Commission where she served as Co- Chairperson for several years. Carol was a Senior...
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Angela Josephine Le Donne

July 3, 2013

Le Donne Angela Josephine Le Donne, 77, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday July 3, 2013. Angela was born in Philadelphia. She was a homemaker. Angela loved art, bingo, playing the slots and most importantly being a mother to her children. She was a member of Saint Thomas Church and the Bible Study Group at the Presbyterian Church. Angela was the beloved wife of the late Anthony and she is...
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Richard Colyn Williams, Sr.

June 28, 2013

Richard Colyn Williams Sr, 70, of Brigantine passed away on Friday June 28, 2013. Richard was born in Philadelphia Pa. He was member of the Atlantic City Beach Patrol and he proudly served his country in the US Navy. Richard was a member of the Atlantic City Police Department for 33years. He retired in 1998 with the rank of Sergeant. After his retirement he owned and operated an Atlantic City...
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Diane M. Voss Clements

June 28, 2013

Diane M. Voss Clements, 54, of Brigantine passed away on Friday June 28, 2013. Diane was born in Atlantic City to the late Harry A. and Margaret Toner Voss. She was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School. Diane was employed as a Senior Analyst for the Atlantic City Electric Company in Mays Landing. She loved life, people and enjoyed fishing. Diane survived by her children Joseph Clements and...
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Scott Edward Collamer

September 20, 1965 - May 29, 2013

Collamer Scott Edward Collamer, 47, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, passed away Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Scott was born on September 20th, 1965, in Atlantic City to his mother Lynne Callowhill Rose. Scott was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. Scott was a sensitive, caring, and polite person. He was strongly committed to his country. A native of Brigantine Island, he loved the...
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Susan D. Walls

May 29, 2013

Walls Susan D. Walls. 72, formerly of Absecon passed away on Wednesday May 29, 2013. Susan was born in Philadelphia Pa. She was formerly employed as a accounting clerk at the OPEX Corporation in Moorestown. Susan was a dedicated believer in Christ. She is the daughter of the late Lewis and Helen Craymer. Susan is survived by her son Robert Walls (Diane), her brother Frank Craymer, her sister...
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Helen P. (Conway) Ferry

May 28, 2013

Ferry Helen P. Ferry (nee Conway), age 93, of Brigantine, NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed on peacefully at home on Tuesday May 28, 2013. Helen was the wife of the late William J. Ferry. She is the mother of Winifred (Joseph) Callahan, William (Grace), and Daniel. Dearly loved grandmother of Joseph (Dorren), Brian (Lisa), David, William Neil, and Thomas. Great grandmother of Mairead,...
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