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Denys R. Kelly

December 22, 1962 - September 17, 2018

KELLY, DENYS R., 55, of Clermont, NJ, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. She was a lifetime resident of this area. She enjoyed her electric car club, conventions, Egyptian history and artifacts, and ceramics. Denys is survived by her daughter, Tabitha Tozer and her partner Alex Fowler; her companion, Russ Tozer; her stepdaughter, Melissa Tozer; her brother, Tom Heston and wife Tiffany...
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Karen Jane Kotecha

November 27, 1944 - September 12, 2018

KOTECHA, KAREN J. (nee HILL), 73, of Cape May Court House, NJ, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on September 12, 2018 after a courageous 21 year battle with cancer. Karen was born to Clara Jane and William Hill in Kansas City, MO on November 27, 1944 and raised in Omaha, Nebraska where she graduated from Westside High School. Karen attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln where she, ...
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Elizabeth A. Burnley

July 17, 1934 - September 11, 2018

BURNLEY, ELIZABETH A., 84, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Born in Millville to the late Preston and Edna Chambers Fisher, she was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cape May Court House, where she was a Sunday School Teacher. Betty was an administrative assistant to the principal for the Avalon School...
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Esther M. Smith

February 25, 1940 - September 10, 2018

Smith, Esther M. 78 – of Woodbine, NJ passed away Sept. 10, 2018. She is survived by her children: Michael Smith, Robert Smith III, Deborah Harvey, Elizabeth Jordan, and Walter Smith III; sisters Barbara Hess and Elsie Hoffman; as well as 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. She is predeceased by her husband Walter Smith, Jr., daughter Susan Marie Kelley,...
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Scott F. Gregg

September 8, 1982 - September 9, 2018

Gregg, Scott F. 36 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away September 9 2018. Scott is survived by his son Scott B. Gregg II; his parents Scott B. and Donna Gregg; his maternal grandparents along with many aunts, uncles and cousins. Scott will always be remembered for his infectious laugh and beautiful smile. A celebration of Scotty's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 15...
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Susan Marie DeFeo

October 4, 1971 - September 7, 2018

On Friday September 7th, 2018, Susan DeFeo (nee Hartman) passed away peacefully in her sleep. Susan is survived by her love, her husband Luciano (Louie) Defeo; her light, her son James Burgess; her brother Edward Hartman (Jeanette); her sisters Christine Hartman, Marybeth Hartman; her niece Amanda, and her uncles, aunts, and her many cousins that she adored; her best friend Kristine (Gorman)...
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Leo J. Vogelsong

November 22, 1929 - September 6, 2018

Vogelsong, Leo J. 88 – of Sea Isle City, NJ passed away September 6, 2018. He was born in Westmont, NJ to the late Leo and Pauline (formerly Davis) Vogelsong and graduated from John Bartram High School. Leo served in the US Army during the Korean War and later retired from the Gulf Oil Corporation. He was a Fourth Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus Council 3560 and a member of the Sea...
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Joseph Herbert Lucas

July 24, 1938 - September 6, 2018

Lucas, Joseph H., 80 – of Green Creek, NJ passed away September 6, 2018. He is survived by his daughters: Patricia Abrams and Cheryl Lucas; as well as 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Services are private. Condolences at www.radzieta.com
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Joan P. Karlsson

January 19, 1934 - September 3, 2018

Joan Karlsson, longtime resident of Cape May Point, died peacefully at 84 years old. She started coming here as a child from Pennsylvania and moved here permanently in the 1960's. She is survived by her son Christopher Cohen of Cape May Point, Laura Cohen of California, Cynthia Cohen of New York City and predeceased by LIsa Cohen of Tampa, Florida and 3 grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
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Hazel Edna Kelly

September 7, 1947 - September 1, 2018

KELLY, HAZEL EDNA, 70, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Samuel C. and Emily McLaughlin Kelly, Sr. Hazel was an avid Phillies fan and Connie Francis fan. Hazel is survived by her brother, Sam Kelly; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her 11 siblings, Joan, Betty, Beatty, Kate, Bernie, Peg,...
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Esther L. Bradway

September 15, 1942 - August 29, 2018

Bradway, Esther L., 75 – of Green Creek, NJ passed away August 29, 2018. She was born in Nazareth, PA to the late Charles and Beatrice Tress. She moved to Cape May County in 1990 after living in Aston, PA. Esther volunteered at Hope House in Atlantic City, where she gave aid and her time to homeless women and children. She had endless compassion and love for people, always putting others needs...
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Thomas Francis Donohoe III

December 4, 1932 - August 23, 2018

Thomas Francis Donohoe III, 85, passed away peacefully in his home in Stone Harbor, New Jersey on Aug. 23, 2018. Tommy grew up in the Overbrook area of Philadelphia, where he attended Saint Joseph's Preparatory School and the University of Pennsylvania. After serving in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska, he married Meta Baily Donohoe in 1959. He then began his successful career with...
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Joanne Bronga Robinson

August 7, 1954 - August 23, 2018

ROBINSON, JOANNE BRONGA, 64, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018. Born in Utica, NY to the late Fiore and Josephine Falcone Bronga, she moved here 20 years ago from Camp Hill, PA. She formerly was a field analyst for Electronic Data Systems and a teacher. Joanne was an avid reader. She loved fishing and was an athlete in her younger years. Joanne is survived...
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Matthew P. Karimalis

February 6, 1984 - August 21, 2018

KARIMALIS, MATTHEW P., 34, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. He was born in Cape May Court House to the late Emanual and Elaine P. Abel Karimalis. He is survived by his daughter Evelyn Karimalis, who was his everything; his siblings Chris Karimalis, Maria Karimalis, Mike Karimalis, Frank Karimalis, and Joseph Karimalis; and his nieces, nephews, and cousins. ...
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Gilbert E. Simmerman

November 26, 1939 - August 20, 2018

SIMMERMAN, GILBERT E., 78, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. Born in Wildwood to the late Gilbert F. and Anna P. Fowler Simmerman, he was raised in Dennisville before moving to Cape May Court House. He retired from Bell Telephone. Gil attended Dennis Township Elementary School before graduating in the Class of 1958 from Middle Township High School. While in...
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Pavlina "Lina" Nerantzis

May 27, 1927 - August 20, 2018

Pavlina (Lina) Nerantzis age 91, passed away peacefully with her children at her side on Monday August 20th, 2018, at 7pm. She was born Pavlina Lekka in Kiparo Greece on May 27, 1927 to Polimeris and Magdalini Lekka. She was one of seven children- Aristides, Nikki, Elsie, Kathie, Eutuxia, and Panayiota. The family lived in Athens for many years until a young man from Australia, Lucas Nerantzis,...
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William E. Gouse, Jr.

March 16, 1953 - August 19, 2018

Gouse, Jr., William E., 65 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away August 19, 2018. He was born in Mountain Top, PA to the late William and Shirley (Keiner) Gouse, Sr. He owned and operated Wildwood Hardware for many years before working at Home Depot until his retirement. Bill was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church and Knights of Columbus, as well as the Wildwood Lions Club. Bill...
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Donna J. Turner

January 3, 1948 - August 19, 2018

TURNER, DONNA J. (ORTLIP), 70, of Seaville, NJ, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at home. Donna was the daughter of the late Jean and Howard Ortlip and grew up in Pitman, NJ and in Strathmere, NJ. George, her husband of 33 years and she made their home in Seaville, NJ. Donna is survived by son, Benjamin Harrison; step son, George III (Kate) and step daughter, Kelly Barlow (Art)....
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G. Elizabeth "Liz" MacCready

April 19, 1931 - August 15, 2018

MacCREADY, G. ELIZABETH "LIZ", 87, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. She was born in Westfield, NJ to the late Robert David Gracey and Grace Elizabeth Rodgers Gracey and moved here over 50 years ago. She was a massage therapist at Massage Works and worked until the day before she went into the hospital. Liz enjoyed birds and going to the Lobster House. She was a...
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Michael S. Frazier

November 20, 1967 - August 15, 2018

Michael S. Frazier, 50, of Dennisville, NJ, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 15, during the early morning hours. He was predeceased by his father Roy Wesley Frazier and his infant son Adam Michael Frazier. He is survived by his mother Betty Ann (Abrams) Frazier, his daughters Haley Frazier (Kyle Prosser) and Skylyr Frazier, siblings Dean Frazier (Kelly), Kimberly Mastriana (William),...
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Deborah A. Stilwell

August 18, 1949 - August 15, 2018

Stilwell, Deborah A., 68, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. She was born in Cape May to the late Samuel and Katherine Ruben. She loved her babies (dolls), her little and big cousins, and all of her family. She enjoyed going on trips, to the casino, and shopping. Debbie is survived by her cousins, Susanne Dadura, Joan Jenkins, Margie Elias, Danny Stilwell, Maryann...
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Arnold D. Hitt III

June 7, 1946 - August 13, 2018

Hitt, Arnold D. 72 – of Dennis Township, NJ passed away August 13, 2018 at his home. Arnie was born June 7, 1946 in Washington, D.C. to the late Arnold D. Hitt, Jr. and Lucille Newton Hitt. He was married and predeceased by his wife Patricia of Atlantic City in 2008. Arnie attended Springbrook High School and spent his college days at the University of Maryland and received a Bachelor of...
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Lester Herbert Hughes, Sr.

September 17, 1937 - August 11, 2018

HUGHES, LESTER "LETT" SR., - 80, of Erma, passed peacefully in his home in Erma on August 11, 2018. He is survived by his three children: Lester Hughes, Jr. (Gerri), Krista Bass (Donnie), and Jennifer Dobitsch (Jules), as well as seven grandchildren: Malynda Hughes; Caleb, Jacob, and Bella Grace Bass; Mackenzie Hughes and Evy Dobitsch; and great-grandchild, Julian Hughes (child of Mackenzie)....
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Louis Edward Taylor, Jr.

December 4, 1944 - August 11, 2018

TAYLOR, LOUIS EDWARD JR., 73, of Swainton, NJ, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Louis Edward and Elizabeth Zuccato Taylor. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carolyn; his daughter Sarah Louise Taylor-Deak and her husband James and their children James, Benjamin, Martha, and Theodore, all of Mays Landing, NJ; his son Louis Edward Taylor,...
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Anna F. Radzieta

June 16, 1938 - August 11, 2018

RADZIETA, ANNA F. (nee KUBIAK), 80, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 16, 1938 in Camden, NJ to the late Anthony E. and Frances D. Chojnacki Kubiak. She lived here for fifty years, moving from Woodbine, NJ, where she owned and operated Ann's Beauty Shop from 1961 to 1969. Beginning in 1970, she helped...
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Frederick B. Maroney

March 11, 1926 - August 9, 2018

Maroney, Frederick Botsford, 92 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away August 9, 2018. He was born in Passaic, NJ to the late Arthur and Elsie Maroney and lived in Passaic, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge before moving to Cape May Court House. He served in the US Army during World War II and received the Silver Star Medal for his service. Fred graduated Fairleigh Dickinson University as a CPA and...
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Douglas Roy Jepsen

November 22, 1953 - August 9, 2018

Jepsen, Douglas Roy 64 – of Wildwood, NJ passed away August 9, 2018. He was born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Andrew and Jean Jepsen. Doug served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He loved fishing and doing crafts. Doug is survived by his brothers: Skip (Jean) Jepsen and Russ (Carolyn) Jepsen; nieces: Tracy, Michelle (Bob), and Andrea (Dave); nephews: Lenny (Nicola), Al (Deb), Andrew,...
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William W. Smith

November 1, 1932 - August 8, 2018

Smith, William W. 85 – of Cape May, NJ passed away August 8, 2018. He was born to the late Wesley and Janette Smith and was a lifelong resident of South Jersey. Bill served in the US Air Force during the Korean War, was a life member of Green Creek Fire Department and served on the Rescue Squad of Lower Township. He loved fishing, sharing stories, sports (especially the Flyers and Phillies),...
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Marion H. Cantz

February 24, 1937 - August 7, 2018

Marion H. Cantz, (Hitchon) of Green Creek, NJ, (81), passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Born to the late Wilton and Mildred (Reed) Hitchon, on February 24, 1937, Marion grew up in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated from Germantown High School in 1955. Marion enjoyed fishing from the surf of the beach. She had a great love of dogs, specifically her many Labradors. She also...
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Ellen Epple

December 28, 1932 - August 5, 2018

Ellen Epple, 85, of Cape May Court House, and most recently of Princeton, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, August 5, 2018, in her home at Acorn Glen, surrounded by her family and her minister. She was born in Nutley, NJ to Lucy Goldbeck Buckman Quakenbush and Martin Buckman. In her retirement, Ellen and her late husband, Augustus Epple, moved from Belle Mead to the Cape May area...
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Henry Clay Smith, Jr.

May 30, 1959 - August 5, 2018

Henry Clay Smith, Jr., 59, of Newark, Delaware, departed this life on August 5, 2018. He was born in Cape May Court House, New Jersey on May 30, 1959 to Henry Clay Smith, Sr. (deceased) and Theresa Smith. He attended Middle Township School Systems through high school. Soon out of high school he worked as a roofer, bus driver for New Jersey Transit, Woodbine Developmental Center, and has been...
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Rosaleen P. Law

June 23, 1936 - August 5, 2018

Rosaleen Patricia Law-Wadaga, (Gribbon) of Cape May Court House, NJ, (82) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Born the daughter of the late John and Annie Gribbon, on June 23, 1936, Rose grew up in Kearny, NJ with her two loving brothers Jack and Joseph, who pre-deceased her. Rose graduated from New Jersey City University with a teaching degree. Rose began her career teaching...
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Timmy Moore, Jr.

July 26, 1983 - August 4, 2018

Timmy Moore Jr. was born to the late Timmy Moore Sr. and Alma Moore. He was the older of two children. His younger brother, Shane followed him three years later. Timmy was born and raised in Cape May Court House, and considered himself blessed to spend his younger years under the loving care of his grandparents Lewis & Griselda Moore, who spoiled him rotten. After reaching his teenage years...
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Paul Joseph Farmer

April 3, 1949 - August 3, 2018

Paul Joseph Farmer, 69, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. He was born in Salem, MA to the late Joseph Charles and the late Ann Marie (née Gormley) Farmer. Paul was the owner/executive producer of Lockup USA, the country's leading producer of video training programs for correctional professionals. After graduating from the University of Detroit in 1970 with a...
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Joseph Warren Fowler

September 23, 1956 - August 1, 2018

FOWLER, JOSEPH WARREN, 61, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City and was a carpenter by trade. He is survived by his wife, Dawn M. Fowler; his mother, Beatrice Smith; and his siblings, Kathy Wescott, Tom Fowler, Susan Alvaro, Sandra Fowler, William Grier, Emma Pennello, Arnold Grier, Harry Grier, Alice Grace, Philip Fowler, and Julie...
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Max M. Muffley

May 12, 1929 - July 29, 2018

MUFFLEY, MAX M., 89, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018. He was born in Mechanicsburg, VA to the late John and Rita Hoilman Muffley. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of the IBEW Local 351. He was also a member of the VFW Post 5343 Villas and the American Legion. Max is survived by his sisters, Billie Cusati, Tommie Manley, Martha...
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David Albert Priggemeier

January 10, 1953 - July 25, 2018

David Albert Priggemeier, 65, of Cape May Court House passed away at home on July 25, 2018 with his family by his side after a 10 year long battle with lymphoma. David was born January 10, 1953 in Darby, Pennsylvania to Charles and Louise Priggemeier. He grew up in Stone Harbor, NJ with his three brothers Charles, James and Kenneth. David started his career as an auto mechanic at McClure's...
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Michael Plitnick, Jr.

February 1, 1940 - July 23, 2018

Plitnick, Jr., Michael 78 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away July 23, 2018. He was born in Dias Creek, NJ to the late Michael and Mildred Plitnick and was later self-employed and operator of Plitnick General Contractors. Michael was former president of the Middle Township Planning Board, 4-H volunteer, past member of Middle Township Optimist Club, and proud parent of The Panther Marching...
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Allen Juan Dickerson

April 29, 1998 - July 21, 2018

DICKERSON, ALLEN JUAN, 20, of Woodbine and Pleasantville, NJ, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Gemminique Dickerson and her husband Lee; his grandparents, Venus McKoy, Curtis Motley, and Allan Johnson; his sisters, Mercedes Price, Diamondinique Price, and Allee Dickerson; and his brother, Nyejai Price. He was preceded in death by his father, Allen Dickerson. ...
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Veronica "Vera" Paulsworth

June 14, 1938 - July 19, 2018

Veronica "Vera" Przybylowski Kee Paulsworth, 80, of Cape May, NJ, passed away July 19th, 2018. She was born on June 14th, 1938 to the late Stanley and Veronica Przybylowski. Vera worked at Henny's in Stone Harbor for 22 years. She enjoyed playing pinochle, skip bo, doing crossword puzzles, gardening and hosting family gatherings. Other than her parents Vera was preceded in death by her first...
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John T. Daly, Sr.

June 30, 1930 - July 17, 2018

Daly, Sr., John T. 88 – of Bethlehem, PA passed away July 17, 2018. John was born in the Bronx, NY to the late John and Mona Daly. He served in the US Air Force before working as a Program Administrator for the IBM Corporation in White Plains, NY. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn Alma Daly in 1998, his daughter Debra. A. Weier, his son-in-law George William Farr, a brother Robert Daly,...
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Jorge Gallardo, Jr.

January 7, 1966 - July 16, 2018

Jorge Gallardo Jr., 52, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Monday July 16, 2018, the result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 550 in Belleplain, NJ. Jorge was born January 7, 1966 in Bronx, New York to Jorge Gallardo Sr. and Monserrate Gomez Rodriguez. As a child, he briefly attended Woodbine Elementary School in Woodbine NJ, and finished his schooling at South Dade Senior High School in...
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Loretta Jean Monaghan

October 12, 1951 - July 10, 2018

MONAGHAN, LORETTA JEAN, 66, of Erma, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Born in Portsmouth, VA on October 12, 1951 to the late James R. Beauton-Busch and Loretta L. Black (nee Walch), she moved here over 45 years ago. She enjoyed doing counted cross-stitch and going to Disney every other year. She loved her Chow rescue dogs. Jean is survived by her only son, Randall (Jenna) Monaghan,...
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Elsie Rooth Kuhn

July 27, 1921 - July 10, 2018

KUHN, ELSIE ROOTH, 96 - of Avalon, and Stone Harbor, passed away on July 10, 2018. Elsie was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 27, 1921 and grew up in Philadelphia. She attended Frankford High School and Penn State University. She was predeceased by her husband Milton William Kuhn who died in 2008 after they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. Elsie is survived by two sons Milton M...
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G. Virginia Stiffler

December 2, 1920 - July 9, 2018

STIFFLER, G. VIRGINIA, 97, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Born in Orange, NJ to the late Harry and Gertrude Ormfield Ayers, she moved to Cape May in 1982 from Rahway. She was an active member of Cape May United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and taught vacation bible school. Ginny loved singing, music, and playing the organ. She was the oldest member of...
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Emma P. Ryan

December 29, 1922 - July 9, 2018

RYAN, EMMA P., 95, of Avalon, NJ, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 9, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia and moved to Avalon over 30 years ago from Lindenwold. She was the owner of Ye Olde Dutch Pancake House in Avalon. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her sons, Roy Ryan (Laurie) of Alstead, NH, Jack Ryan (Nancy) of Ocean View, and Joe Ryan of Avalon Manor; her six grandchildren; and her...
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William A. Kanengiser

July 21, 1947 - July 6, 2018

KANENGISER, WILLIAM A., 70, of Erma, NJ, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. Born in Newark, NJ to the late Irving and Barbara Landsman Kanengiser, he moved here 29 years ago from West Orange. Bill enjoyed reading and studying the Bible. He put on Bible conferences in the Cape May area and was a speaker at Bible conferences in Tennessee. He did some Bible studies over the phone with his...
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Cleo Mae Corley

March 26, 1940 - July 4, 2018

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Cleo Corley, loving wife and mom of four children, grandmother to five grandchildren, passed away peacefully at the age of 78. Cleo was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. She met and married her husband James Corley of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Cleo worked as a caregiver at Mount St. Francis where she retired from. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, James Corley,...
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George W. Simpkins

July 31, 1935 - July 4, 2018

SIMPKINS, GEORGE W., 82, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House to the late George H. and Louise Newsome Simpkins, he was a lifelong resident here. He was assistant manager at the ACME in Sea Isle City and attended the First Baptist Church in Cape May Court House. George was a volunteer with the Middle Township Ambulance Corps...
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Shirley L. Harrell

January 25, 1936 - July 3, 2018

Missionary Shirley L. ( Dashiell ) Harrell went home to be with her Lord on July 3, 2018. She was born January 25, 1936 to the late Golden and Katie Dashiell of Tyaskin, Maryland. She had five siblings that proceeded her in death; Marie Teagle, Calvin Dashiell, Grace Stanford, Rayfield Dashiell, and Sarah Lewis. She leaves two sisters to cherish her memory- Irene Jordan of Euclid, Ohio and...
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William A. Clark

December 28, 1958 - July 2, 2018

Clark, William A. 59 – formerly of Deptford, NJ passed away July 2, 2018. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Viewing will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.
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Dino A. Martino

March 1, 1959 - June 29, 2018

MARTINO, DINO A., - 59, of Erma, passed away June 29, 2018. He was born in Alexandria, VA and moved to the area when he was 12. Dino was well known as a drummer with many bands in the Wildwood area and worked as a barber at Martino's Hair World in North Wildwood. Dino is survived by his wife of 34 years, Diane (formerly Streit); his children Dino Martino II and Dana Martino; his parents Joseph...
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Charles "Larry" Juliana, Jr.

August 6, 1947 - June 28, 2018

JULIANA, CHARLES "LARRY" JR., 70, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on June 28, 2018. Born in Mount Holly, NJ to the late Charles Lawrence and Frances Miriam Steinmetz Juliana, he was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and worked as a claim representative for Social Security. Larry was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church, where...
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Patricia Schipani

May 25, 1930 - June 22, 2018

Patricia Schipani On June 22, Patricia Schipani peacefully passed from this life into eternal life. Born in West Philadelphia on May 25, 1930, Pat attended Harrington Elementary and West Philadelphia High School. Pat worked at Lit Brothers in Center City Philadelphia and met Louis Schipani on a blind date. They married in 1949 and moved to Yeadon, PA where they raised four girls. A devoted...
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Melissa C. Seeburg

May 2, 1961 - June 21, 2018

SEEBURG, MELISSA C., 57, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Born in New Brunswick, NJ to the late Lewis and Violet Moha Panek, she moved to Dennis Township 36 years ago from Wildwood. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, taking long walks on the beach, and going to classic car shows. Missy is survived by her husband of 37 years, Steven Seeburg; her four children, Gail...
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Rosalie A. Vincz

May 26, 1927 - June 18, 2018

Rosalie A. Vincz On June 18, the angels who brought Rosalie to earth 91 years ago came to bring her back to Heaven. Born in Flushing, Queens, NY on May 26, 1927, Rosalie A.Vincz passed away peacefully at her home in Toms River, where she spent her final days and moments with her family around her. Rosalie had indomitable spirit. While her body became beset by physical frailties and...
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Dorothy May Gibson

March 22, 1922 - June 14, 2018

Dorothy May Gibson, 96, passed away at Genesis Court House Center in Cape May Court House, NJ on June 14, 2018. Prior to her return to Cape May County on April 3, 2018, she resided in Jacksonville Beach, FL with family. Dorothy has completed her journey here on earth, and today walks in paradise. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Ray W. Gibson. Dorothy met Ray in...
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Robin Leslie Davis

July 27, 1956 - June 12, 2018

DAVIS, ROBIN LESLIE, - 61, of Durham, passed away June 12, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Charles Melvin and Beatrice Smith Payne. Robin graduated Millville High School and later attended Cumberland County College in Vineland, NJ.Robin worked at the Woodbine Developmental Center for 28 years and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Port Norris, NJ. She is survived...
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Michele Simcick

May 26, 1960 - June 11, 2018

SIMCICK, MICHELE, 58, of Dennis Township, NJ, surrendered herself to the Lord Savior, peacefully in her sleep following several years of treatment and remission of Throat Cancer and related illnesses. She passed following a brief vacation to attend and celebrate a family wedding in Williamsburg, VA on June 11, 2018. Michele, a Licensed Practical Nurse, practiced her profession at Salamanca NY...
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John Joseph Catanoso

June 10, 2018

John Joseph Catanoso, age 65, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. John originally was from Wildwood Crest, NJ but in recent years called Kihei, Maui, Hawaii his home. He passed away surrounded by friends at an outdoor concert in San Francisco, CA of an apparent heart attack. John was born and raised in Wildwood Crest, NJ where he attended Phillip Baker Elementary School and Wildwood Catholic...
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James E. Flanagan

July 15, 1947 - June 10, 2018

James E. Flanagan, 70, of Upper Township, passed away Sunday June 10, 2018. He was born in Somers Point, NJ. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Pat Flanagan, Step daughter Susan (Brodesser) Callahan and her fiancé Bryan Moran, Step son Joe Brodesser Jr, Granddaughter Meghan (Callahan) Spinelli and Great Grandson Austin Spinelli, along with sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. He...
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Patricia Ann Rossner

September 18, 1941 - June 6, 2018

ROSSNER, PATRICIA ANN, 76, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Fellsmere, FL to the late Clifford L. and Rose Alice Stallings Cunningham, she moved to Rio Grande five years ago from Wildwood Crest. She was a member of the Wildwood Civic Club and of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir. She worked at Love The Cook on the Washington Street Mall in...
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Ronald Rolleston

February 7, 1934 - June 6, 2018

Ronald Rolleston (84) of East Goshen and Cape May, NJ passed away Wednesday June 6, 2018 in Cape May, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, He was the son of the late Howard Rolleston and Sara (Dougherty) Rolleston. He was raised in East Goshen and Havertown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Rolleston was a graduate of Haverford High School, class of 1951. Mr. Rolleston devoted his career to Commercial Real Estate...
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James Howard Feltman

March 3, 1958 - June 4, 2018

James Howard Feltman, born March 3, 1958, passed from this life on June 4, 2018. Jim was the only son of Janet and Howard, formerly of Long Pond, PA. After graduation from Pocono Mountain High School in 1976, Jim pursued a career in the United States Coast Guard. A 22-year veteran, he rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7). During his career, he was awarded a Coast Guard Commendation...
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Barbara Amy Camp

July 3, 1934 - May 31, 2018

Barbara Amy Camp passed away on May 31, 2018 at the Autumn Lakes Care Center in Ocean View, NJ. Barbara was born in Wildwood, NJ to Ira and Ruth Bushay on July 03, 1934. A lifelong resident of Cape May County, she graduated from Middle Township High School on June 6, 1951. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles Camp on November 21, 1953 and the couple made Ocean View their home. She...
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Joanna G. Martino

February 19, 1927 - May 29, 2018

Martino, Joanna G. 91 – of Ocean View, NJ passed away May 29, 2018. She was born in Camden, NJ to the late Thomas and Frances Schooley and moved to Cape May County at an early age. Joanna worked at the Woodbine Development Center and enjoyed doing bead craft in her spare time. She is predeceased by her husband Nicholas Martino and granddaughter Christina Arsenault. Joanna is survived by her...
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Carol A. Garrison

December 25, 1957 - May 25, 2018

Carol Garrison (nee Shaw), 60, of Villas, NJ, departed this life on May 25, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House, she was a life-long resident of Cape May County. She loved dolphins and spent many hours at Douglass Park in North Cape May, watching them frolic. She was a certified EMT and a lifetime member of the Lower Township Rescue Squad. Other than her children, this was her proudest achievement...
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James W. Regan

April 5, 1930 - May 25, 2018

Regan, James "Inky" 88 – of North Wildwood, NJ passed away May 25, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Thomas and Catherine Regan and worked as a Wireman for L3 Communications. He retired and moved to Cape May County in 1993. He was an avid fisherman and former member of the Quaker City String Band. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Margaret and daughter Colleen...
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Anne Speas

September 18, 1920 - May 24, 2018

Speas, Anne (NEE Frederick), 97 - of Sea Isle City, NJ, formerly of Woodlynne, Camden County, NJ; passed away peacefully on May 24th, 2018 in Vero Beach, FL with her family at her side. Anne, born Sept. 18, 1920 in Camden, NJ, graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 1938. Anne belonged to numerous organizations where she served in various leadership roles both in Woodlynne and Sea Isle City...
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Ruth E. Yanucci

December 23, 1927 - May 24, 2018

Yanucci, Ruth E. "Joan", 90 – of Sea Isle City, NJ passed away May 24, 2018. She was full of life and enjoyed every minute. Joan is survived by her daughters, Lynne and Elizabeth Yanucci; and nephew Kevin St. John and his wife Shelley. Services are private. "Done, Over, Out, 10-4".
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Darleen M. Kelly

September 2, 1964 - May 23, 2018

Kelly, Darleen M. 53 – of Erma, NJ passed away May 23, 2018. She was born to Joseph and Lorraine Kelly and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. Darleen formerly worked as manager at the Lighthouse Pointe Restaurant in Shawcrest. Darleen is survived by her mother, Lorraine; companion Robert Heritage; her siblings: Carol (Scott) Webster, Joseph (Tracey) Kelly, Michael Kelly, and Lori ...
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Joseph S. Bakanowsky

April 18, 1935 - May 22, 2018

Joseph S. Bakanowsky, 83 - of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 22, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Mary Bakanowsky. Joe served in the US Marines as a Drill Sergeant on Parris Island. He later worked as a Casino Dealer and Pit Boss at Caesars in Atlantic City since the day it opened as Caesars Boardwalk Regency. He was predeceased by his wife Joan (formerly Passehl...
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Eufemia J. Bonanno

January 2, 1962 - May 21, 2018

Eufemia "Joann" Malusa Bonanno was born in Vineland, NJ on January 2nd 1962. She graduated from Vineland High School in 1980, and was well known for owning Tony's Pizza on 7th Street for over 20 years. Joann will forever be remembered for her amazing cooking, hosting of parties, her "Tell it like it is" attitude, and her captivating laugh. She passed away in Cape May Court House on May 21st...
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Margaret M. Smith

June 30, 1924 - May 18, 2018

Margaret M. Smith 6/30/24 – 5/18/18 Margaret was born Margaret Mary Donohue in Gloucester, New Jersey, to parents Francis and Margaret Donohue. She died peacefully at her care facility on Friday, May 18th, at the age of 93. She had outlived two husbands, Walter Werbos and Gordon (Buddy) Smith. She and her siblings, (Frank, John, Eleanor and Loretta), became orphans during the Great...
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Robert G. David

September 21, 1929 - May 18, 2018

David, Robert G., 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 18, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Hebert and Isabel David. He served in the US Marines before working in the family plumbing business and later owning Robert David Antiques. Robert was a member of the Main Line Lions Club, the General Meade Society, and the Lower Merion Society For the Detection & Prosecution...
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Edward Jones

September 29, 1937 - May 15, 2018

JONES, EDWARD, - 80, of North Cape May NJ, formerly of Wildwood and Atlantic City, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. He was a cook in many restaurants in Atlantic City before he retired to Wildwood. He is survived by his brother, Melvin Jones; his sister, Joyce Payne; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Funeral services will be private for the family.
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John K. Stoner, Jr.

January 26, 1929 - May 15, 2018

MG (Ret.) John K. Stoner, Jr., 89, passed away on May 15, 2018, at home in his beloved Stone Harbor, New Jersey. MG (Ret.) Stoner was born in Woodbury, New Jersey on January 26, 1929, the only child of Sara Elizabeth Davis and John K. Stoner. He graduated from Collingswood High School and matriculated as an ROTC cadet to Drexel University (at the time Drexel Institute of Technology), where he...
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Christina S. Hatcher

October 7, 1945 - May 14, 2018

HATCHER, CHRISTINA S., 72, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. Born on October 7, 1945 in Atlantic City to the late Raymond and Katherine Johnson Saunders, she was a longtime resident of this area. She was a habilitation plan coordinator (HPC) at Woodbine Developmental Center for over 25 years and a published poet. Christina served the Lord with all of her heart. She was a...
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Arlette Michaelis

June 22, 1924 - May 13, 2018

Arlette Michaelis, 93, of South Dennis, New Jersey and formerly of Brussels, Belgium passed away on May 13, 2018 at her home in South Dennis. She died after a brief bout of cancer. Mrs. Michaelis was the daughter of Maurice and Georgette deMonceau of Brussels, Belgium She is the sister of Guy deMonceau of Collonges, France, Ginette Golley (deceased) of Bedford, Massachusetts and Phillippe...
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Margaret L. Ginyard

January 20, 1923 - May 9, 2018

Mother Margaret Ginyard (95), daughter of the late Charlie and Rosa Lee (Jenkins) Ginyard, born January 20, 1923, in Orangeburg, SC. She went home to glory on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at home in Cape May Court House, surrounded by her loving family. Margaret graduated from Middle Township School System. She was employed as a seamstress at the Sapphire Clothing Factory in Woodbine, making...
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Agnes Louise "Susie" Bollman

November 27, 1934 - May 9, 2018

Bollman, Agnes Louise "Susie" 83 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 9, 2018. She was born in Adamstown, PA to the late George and Edna (nee Bucher) Bollman; preceded in death by sisters Barbara and Peggy, and brother George. Survived by sons: Jonathan (Kelly), Ralph "Tripp" (Anne Marie), and Charles (Dana); grandchildren: Whitney (Steve), Rachel, Samantha (Mike), Andrew, Weston, Jack...
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Edna V. Hand

June 10, 1943 - May 8, 2018

Hand, Edna V. 74 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 8, 2018. She was born in NorthWildwood to the late Lewis and Edna Duryea and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. Edna worked as Supervisor for the Cape May County Board of Social Services, enjoyed walking in Wildwood, but mostly enjoyed raising her family. Edna is survived by her husband, David W. Hand; her sons: David W. ...
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Lakeisha T. Simmons

July 22, 1973 - May 7, 2018

SIMMONS, LAKEISHA T., 44, of Wildwood, NJ, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Cooper University Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia and was a longtime resident of this area. Keisha was an associate member of Asbury AME Church in Wildwood. She worked at Brookdale and enjoyed working with her clients with Alzheimer's disease. She was also a supervisor at the Wawa in Wildwood. She was a...
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Arria B. Newbold

May 25, 1938 - May 6, 2018

Arria B. Newbold, age 79, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She fought a brave battle with cancer for over five years. Arria, daughter of Stewart and Dorothy (Williams) Batchelder, was born on May 25, 1938 in Greenport, NY and was raised in Riverhead, NY. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Larry E. Newbold, retired...
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Daniel E. Cohen

March 12, 1936 - May 6, 2018

Cohen, Daniel E., 82 – of Cape May Court House, NJ died May 6, 2018. He was born in Chicago, IL and lived in New York City and Port Jervis, NY before moving to Cape May County in 1993. Dan worked as a freelance writer and wrote over 200 books including children's books on subjects such as the occult, mythology, ghosts, and dinosaurs. He and his wife Susan were founders of the Caper's Sherlock...
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Pauline Elizabeth Benson

February 5, 1931 - May 2, 2018

BENSON, PAULINE ELIZABETH, 87, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Born in Chester, PA to the late Woodrow and Lorraine Doll James, she moved to Rio Grande from Philadelphia in 1985. She worked for the Cape May County Facilities and Services. She enjoyed reading, writing poetry, politics, and current events. Ms. Benson is survived by her daughters, Lori M....
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John Baylock

March 13, 1951 - May 2, 2018

Baylock, John 67 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 2, 2018. He was born in Newark, NJ to Richard and Marjorie Baylock and worked as Fire and Safety Manager at Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City. John was an avid coin collector and his life was centered around his family that he loved so much. He was predeceased by his wife Mary in 1993. John is survived by his children: John ...
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Vivien Marie Fellenbaum

October 2, 1925 - April 30, 2018

FELLENBAUM, VIVIEN MARIE, 92, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Born in Delmont, NJ to the late Percy and Irene Eckersley Warwick, she was raised in Ocean View and moved to Egg Harbor Township 20 years ago from Avalon. She attended Seaville United Methodist Church. Vivien was an avid gardener and loved to dance and to cook. She was a seamstress and enjoyed...
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Gustav H. Tilsner

January 7, 1934 - April 30, 2018

Tilsner, Gustav H., - 84 of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Gustav and Margaret Fairburn Tilsner, he moved to Rio Grande 22 years ago after living in Wildwood and Philadelphia. He served in the US Navy Reserves from 1951 to 1959 and owned Gus's Auto Parts in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. He was a member of the VFW, DAV, and...
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Gertrude "Trudy" E. Graeser

July 13, 1942 - April 30, 2018

Graeser, Gertrude E. "Trudy", 75 – of Rio Grande, NJ passed away April 30, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Warren and Florence Hartle. Trudy lived in Florida and worked as a Supervisor at the Florida Turnpike before moving back to Cape May County in 2005. Along with her parents she is predeceased by her sister Deborah Lare and brother-in-law John Lare. Trudy is survived by her...
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Ly-Nell L. Matthews

August 11, 1989 - April 29, 2018

Lynell Leon Matthews, Ly-nell Leon, 28 - of Whitesboro, NJ passed away April 29, 2018. He was born August 11,1989 and died a Legend Of Whitesboro. On anything 4 wheels, he masterd it. He's the kind of guy if you need help he would always lend a hand! He is the epitome of what a great Dad, Son, Brother, Boyfriend, and friend should be! He spent several years away from his family only to come home...
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Eldora Carroll

April 30, 1925 - April 29, 2018

CARROLL, ELDORA, 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Rufus Callaway, Sr. and Marybelle Bunting Callaway, she was a lifetime resident here. She worked at Crest Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Carroll was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, where she was a Deaconess, Sunday School teacher, and member of the Senior...
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Richard Joseph Wilsey

January 3, 1943 - April 28, 2018

WILSEY, RICHARD JOSEPH, 75, of Wildwood Crest, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Edward and Ruth Dawson Wilsey, he moved to Wildwood Crest 19 years ago from Blackwood. He worked for Honda in Moorestown. Richard was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. He enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, and staying in Jupiter, FL. He was a Flyers fan and...
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Edna Mae Carlson

July 11, 1926 - April 26, 2018

Edna Mae Carlson, age 91, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was the wife of Howard Fredrick Carlson. They shared 51 years of marriage together. Born in Camden, N.J., she was the daughter of Lewis and Alice Rebola. She will be remembered for her love of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her singing but most of all her servant's heart. She is survived by two brothers Robert...
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Roberta Jamison

July 24, 1962 - April 23, 2018

Roberta Jamison, 55, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. Born in Bridgeton, NJ to Frank Brad and Dorothy Jamison, she was raised by Hannah and Jimmy Howard. She was a CNA at Crest Haven Nursing Home. She moved to Cape May Court House three years ago after living in Wildwood for ten years. Roberta enjoyed dining out at Red Lobster...
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Sherry Lynn Atwood

May 4, 1943 - April 22, 2018

Atwood, Sherry Lynn, 74 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away April 22, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Sherwood and Dorothy Taylor. Sherry is survived by her sons: Christopher Brodeur, Melville Atwood, and Timothy Atwood; and grandchildren: Victoria Atwood, Zachary Brodeur, Fiona Muzzy, and Annabelle Brodeur; as well as her beloved dog "Ollie". Along with her parents she...
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James F. Tracy

May 15, 1954 - April 20, 2018

Tracy, James F. 63 – of Clermont, NJ passed away April 20, 2018. He was born in Northeast Philadelphia and worked for ACME Markets in Seaville. He loved fishing on the Miss Avalon. Jim is survived by his wife of 36 years, Margie (Gebhart); daughters Jennifer (Anthony) Sciacca and Kelly (Phil) Tracy; mother Lillian Jean Blackledge; and siblings John (Deb) Tracy and Mary Ellen (Bob) O'Neill. He...
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Carolyn Linda Straup

November 19, 1954 - April 19, 2018

Straup, Carolyn Linda, 63 – of Clarksboro, NJ passed away April 19, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Harry and Thelma Straup. Carolyn lived at the Lincoln House in Woodbury Heights, NJ for 30 years. She is survived by her brother, Richard D. Straup. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210....
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Richard John Thompson

September 26, 1942 - April 16, 2018

THOMPSON, RICHARD JOHN, 75, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Robert Leslie Thompson and Virginia Matilda Falkinburg Thompson, he was raised in Barnegat and was a longtime resident of Dennis Township. He was shop steward at the Acme in Cape May Court House and Seaville and was a member of the UFCW Union. Rich was a member of Seaville...
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William James Keenan, Sr.

April 1, 1934 - April 14, 2018

KEENAN, WILLIAM JAMES, 84, of Stone Harbor, NJ, passed away on April 14, 2018 at his home near the beach after a valiant battle against cancer. William was born in Philadelphia on April 1, 1934 to Frank and Catherine (Fahey) Keenan. After graduating from Lincoln Prep in 1952, he earned a B.S. in Business Administration from LaSalle University. William served in the Army for six years and early in...
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