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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" 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 2018...
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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 19th, 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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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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Mildred Claire Babbish

February 21, 1933 - April 7, 2018

BABBISH, MILDRED CLAIRE, 85, of South Dennis, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Elmer Joseph Borger and Marion A. Calhoun Borger, she moved here 73 years ago from Philadelphia. She was an accomplished pianist and artist. She enjoyed fishing, skiing, skeet shooting, cooking, and watching TV Land. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren...
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Philip Joseph Slack, Jr.

July 1, 1919 - April 5, 2018

SLACK, PHILIP JOSEPH JR., 98, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Philip and Anna Taus Slack, he moved here three years ago after living in Tarpon Springs, FL for thirty years. Mr. Slack served in the 314th Infantry 79th Division of the U.S. Army during World War II in the Normandy, Rhineland, Northern France and...
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Robert W. Nielsen

August 29, 1954 - April 5, 2018

Nielsen, Robert W., 63 - of Rio Grande, NJ passed away April 5, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City to the late Robert and Mary Nielsen. Robert worked for the Woodbine Developmental Center. He is survived by his son, Matt Davison; grandchildren, Cole Davison and Nevaeh Chadwick; siblings: Kathleen (David) Gadsby of Rio Grande, NJ, William (Jean) Nielsen of Wildwood, NJ, Edward (Sunny) Nielsen of...
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Shirley Joan Mahoney

May 13, 1936 - April 2, 2018

Mahoney, Shirley Joan 81 - of Mount Ephraim, NJ passed away April 2, 2018. She was born in Camden, NJ to the late Raymond and Mabel Sinclair. She is survived by her husband, James J. Mahoney; and daughters Kelly and Cindy. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 8 , 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Visitation will be from 1 to 1:30 and memorial service...
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George W. Swickla

February 22, 1943 - April 2, 2018

SWICKLA, GEORGE W. "SMOKEY", 75, of Port Norris, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was the owner of Smokey's Marina in Cape May Court House. Smokey is survived by his siblings, Paula, Nick, Maryann, and Walt; and his nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand...
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Richard R. Price IV

June 3, 1974 - April 1, 2018

Price IV, Richard R., 43 of Dennisville, NJ, passed on April 1, 2018 after winning his battle to brain cancer. He was born in South Philadelphia on June 3, 1974. He is survived by his parents Richard and Maria Price III; sisters: Tanya (Mark) Price, Lisa (John) Price, and Jessica Cholminski (nee Cockerill); brothers Daniel (Helene) Price and Justin (Samantha) Price; stepmother Donna Babicki (nee...
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Elizabeth J. Callahan

February 15, 1926 - March 29, 2018

CALLAHAN, ELIZABETH "BETTY" J. (nee Kane), 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 with her family by her side. Born in Philadelphia to the late William and Anna (nee O'Leary) Kane, she moved to Wildwood in 1970 before moving to Cape May Court House in 1977. She was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Betty enjoyed listening to country music. She loved...
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Terri Marie McMonigle

March 25, 1958 - March 26, 2018

Terri Marie McMonigle of Cape May Court House passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on March 26, 2018. She was 60 years old and is survived by her incredible daughter, Valerie Arlene, nine of her twelve siblings and a loving network of family and friends. Born to parents John and Arlene of Stone Harbor, Terri spent her eventful life as a nonconformist, filled with humor and love. She...
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Jesse R. Creamer, Sr.

October 16, 1947 - March 23, 2018

Creamer, Jesse R., Sr., 70, of Belleplain, NJ, died on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Cooper University Hospital, Camden. A lifelong resident of Belleplain he was a Care Giver at the Woodbine State School, member of the Belleplain United Methodist Church, the Crooked Horn Gunning Club and lifetime member of Belleplain Volunteer Fire Company Station #22. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam...
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Edwin W. Levering

March 5, 1928 - March 23, 2018

Levering, Edwin W., 90, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died on Friday, March 23, 2018. Born in North Wildwood to the late Edward and Lillian Talarick Levering, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and worked as a postal clerk at the Post Office in Wildwood. He was a former member of St. Ann's Church and attended Our Lady of the Angels Church. He also was...
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Gloria Jean Haskins

January 28, 1932 - March 21, 2018

GLORIA JEAN HASKINS passed away March 21, 2018. Gloria was born January 28, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. Gloria grew up on the Indian Trail in Burleigh. A student of Middle Twp. School system, Gloria was a lifelong teacher. She taught for over 30 years with 20 plus years dedicated to her alma mater. She is survived by her sons Elvin (Katy), Calvin and Edwin Haskins (Nancy); her sisters and...
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William J. Haliburton

December 12, 1921 - March 20, 2018

HALIBURTON, WILLIAM J., 96, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Born in Wildwood, NJ to the late William and Clara McLauren Haliburton, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II. Mr. Haliburton worked at the Woodbine Developmental Center, the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, and Kindle Ford. He was a member and deacon of First...
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George E. Thompson

February 21, 1927 - March 19, 2018

THOMPSON, REV. GEORGE E., 91, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018. Born in Swarthmore, PA to the late George E. and Clementine Jones Thompson, he moved to Whitesboro in 1982 from Delaware County, PA. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Rev. Thompson was pastor of First Baptist Church of Whitesboro from 1982 until 2018. He was a member of the Coalition of...
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Raymond J. Regan III

December 23, 1942 - March 17, 2018

REGAN, RAYMOND J. III, 75, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Raymond J. Regan, Jr. and Angelina Cobbs Regan, he moved to North Wildwood in 1958 from Philadelphia. He worked for the City of North Wildwood. He loved buying cars, fixing them up, and selling them. Mr. Regan is survived by his wife of 36 years, Patricia F. ...
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Jane H. Moffet

July 2, 1930 - March 16, 2018

Jane H. Moffet, age 87, of Rio Grande, NJ died on Friday March 16th, 2018 at the Cape Regional Medical Center with her niece at her side along with her family of beloved friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday April 2 at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave in Cape May Court House, NJ at 10am. Interment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River, NJ. Visitation will precede...
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Jack Wiley Poe

October 31, 1925 - March 11, 2018

POE, JACK WILEY, 92, of St. Cloud, FL, formerly of Rio Grande, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018. He was born in Tampa, FL to the late James Floyd Poe and Lillie Mae Wilbourne Poe. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the Kissimmee First Church of the Nazarene. He worked as a mason for Joe Mattera in Rio Grande. Mr. Poe is survived by his sister, Leola Smith; and his...
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Patricia A. Pluymers

January 22, 1935 - March 6, 2018

PLUYMERS, PATRICIA A., 83, of Cape May Court House, NJ, was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Born in Paterson, NJ to the late Allan and Jean Emmetts O'Prey, she moved here over 30 years ago from Haledon, NJ. She enjoyed playing the piano, reading, and gardening, but her greatest enjoyment came from spending time on the beach with her family. Mrs. Pluymers is survived by...
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Michael Dellavalle

January 21, 1963 - March 5, 2018

DELLAVALLE, MICHAEL, 55, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Born in Camden to the late Dominic and Anna Petrowski Dellavalle, he moved to Woodbine three years ago after living in Cape May Court House. He was a chef at Jake's Bar and Grill in Villas. He enjoyed music especially playing his guitar and watching old westerns. He loved spending time with his children. Michael...
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Christopher J. Smith

November 10, 1930 - March 4, 2018

Smith, Christopher J., age 87, of Stone Harbor, NJ passed away on March 4th, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Christopher P. Smith and Helen Brennan Smith. He graduated from North Catholic High School and Waynesburg University with a degree in Psychology. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon completing 35 years as a Director of Human Resources for Merck & Co,...
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Dr. H. Sezer Köknar

March 22, 1933 - March 4, 2018

Dr. H. Sezer Köknar passed away on March 4, 2018. He remains a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, doctor, friend, and armchair philosopher. He was a respected surgeon in Cape May Court House for over 30 years where he was known for his passionate and compassionate care of his patients. He was a strong and, at times, vocal advocate for what he believed to be right. Called "Baba" by...
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James "Jamie" Mallia

December 19, 1993 - March 4, 2018

James "Jamie" Mallia passed away on March 4, 2018. Jamie is survived by his parents Mark Mallia & Lynda Fraizer, his sister Christi (Scott) Haizlip and grandmother Anne (Gerald) Gewant. Jamie was also blessed with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins who meant so much to him. Born December 19, 1993, he graduated from Middle Township High School where he was in the Panthers Marching Band...
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Raymond Harold Anderson

October 22, 1932 - March 1, 2018

Raymond Harold Anderson, 85, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Ray, Uncle Raymond or "Poppa Ray", as he was affectionately called by his grandchildren, was born the youngest son of twelve siblings to Charles and Emma Anderson, on October 22, 1932 in Urbana, Virginia. He came to New Jersey as a teen with his four brothers, Charles, Hunter, Arthur and...
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Frederick A. Blair

October 14, 1943 - February 27, 2018

BLAIR, FREDERICK A., of Ocean View, passed away at his home on February 27, 2018. Fred was a life long florist, and loved flowers and his customers. He founded Blair's Florist in Aston, PA with his parents, the late Fred, Sr. and his beloved mother, Mary Leona at the age of 17 where he served the people of Aston, PA for thirty one years. In 1991, Fred opened Rocky and Fred's Creative Design...
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Larry Howe

February 26, 2018

"Larry" Howe, 73, of Avalon, NJ - passed away February 26, 2018. Professor and former chair of the Mathematics department at Rowan University. His career spanned more than four decades at Rowan from 1970 to 2014. His many professional highlights included service on the committee whose work led to the founding of Rohrer College of Business, sponsorship of a Student Government-chartered math...
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William J. Phillips, Sr.

November 21, 1929 - February 26, 2018

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM J. SR., 88, of Avalon, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Nelson Bailey Phillips and Sarah Irene Hausman Phillips, he moved here over 60 years ago from Philadelphia. An avid fisherman, he was a member of the Avalon Fishing Club and the Avalon Fire Department. He is survived by his children, Beth Davis, William J. Phillips, Jr.,...
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Easton C. Sprague, Jr.

February 27, 1954 - February 24, 2018

Sprague Jr., Easton C. 63 – of Rio Grande, NJ passed away February 24, 2018. He was born in Atlantic City, NJ and worked as a commercial fisherman. He was a fun guy to be around and was loved by his family and friends. He is survived by his children: Chris Sprague and Tina Rodia; mother Edith Sprague; and siblings: Barbara, Mary Jane, and Steven. Public viewing will be Monday, March 5, 2018...
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Nancy J. Little

November 4, 1945 - February 23, 2018

LITTLE, Nancy J. "Nane", 72, of Ocean View, NJ, passed away February 23, 2018. She was born in Newark, NJ on November 4, 1945 to "Peggy" and Robert Little. Although she never married and had children of her own, she had many children that she loved and cared for throughout her lifetime. She had many talents and did well at everything she tried. She graduated from Santa Barbara City College...
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Ruth E. Murphy

March 24, 1912 - February 23, 2018

MURPHY, RUTH E., - 105, of Stone Harbor, NJ, entered her eternal life peacefully on February 23, 2018. Ruth was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1912 to James A. and Theresa McNamara. Ruth travelled extensively with her family during her childhood and adolescence. Ruth attended schools and lived in El Paso, Miami, and Washington among others, eventually returning home to Norristown...
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Marianna Durante

August 13, 1930 - February 23, 2018

DURANTE, MARIANNA Beloved mother and grandmother Marianna Durante, 87, of Ocean View, was called home February 23rd after a short illness. Born in Garda, Italy, to Giovanni and Maddalena Piccinelli, she lived the first half of her life in the Italian Alps. When just a girl and young teen, she supported the Resistance in Nazi-occupied Italy during World War II. Braving Nazi patrols and...
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Rita M. Green

February 9, 1924 - February 23, 2018

Rita M. Green (Cardona) passed away peacefully on February 23rd, 2018 in Cape May Court House surrounded by her loving family. She celebrated her 94th birthday on Feb. 9th in the Florida Keys. Rita was born in Philadelphia to John and Maria Francesca Cardona, and was a 1941 graduate of J.W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School. She is predeceased by Richard, her loving husband of 58 years, her...
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Patricia J. Wolford

May 29, 1941 - February 22, 2018

WOLFORD, PATRICIA J., 76, of Avalon, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Born in Washington, D.C. to the late Joseph P. and Jean P. Clifton Kelly, she moved here in 1975 from Arlington, VA. Mrs. Wolford was dispatcher for the Avalon Police Department and served as an EMT in the Avalon Rescue Squad. She was also in the Avalon Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending...
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Eric A. Biller

April 18, 1965 - February 20, 2018

Biller, Eric A., 52 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bridgeport, CT to Robert and Barbara Biller and was owner of Final Touches Cleaning for 28 years. Eric was cherished and loved by his family and friends and will always be remembered as an amazing person who made your sides hurt from laughter, and a...
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Cynthia Lee Winters

December 24, 1956 - February 19, 2018

CYNTHIA LEE WINTERS, 61, of Ocean City, NJ, is now in Jehovah God's Memory. This occurred on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Robert Edward Brooker, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Brooker, Cindy grew up in Philadelphia and Phoenixville, PA. She spent a significant amount of her adult life in Southern California. Upon returning to the Northeast in 1997 she married Otto...
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William "Billy" W. Adams, Jr.

March 12, 1953 - February 19, 2018

ADAMS, WILLIAM "BILLY" W. JR., 64, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House to the late William W. and Doris Hughes Adams, he was a lifetime resident here. He served in the Army National Guard from 1972 to 1978. Billy was a member of the Court House Gunning Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his buddies. He was...
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E. Virginia Smith

July 27, 1944 - February 19, 2018

SMITH, E. VIRGINIA, 73, of Villas, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at home. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late LeRoy Pote New and Emma Virginia Harrison New. She was a member of St. Barnabas By The Bay Church and the Southern NJ Cocker Spaniel Club. She worked at H.N. Hand Realtors. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and sewing. Virginia is survived by her brother, LeRoy...
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James C. Lloyd, Jr.

October 17, 1932 - February 18, 2018

LLOYD, JAMES C. JR., 85, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late James C. Lloyd, Sr. and Jenny O'Brien Lloyd, he moved to Cape May County in 1974 from Roslyn, PA. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked at the Claridge in Atlantic City and loved golf, puzzles, and scratch offs. Mr. Lloyd is survived by his children,...
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John Henry Easley, Jr.

October 14, 1952 - February 17, 2018

EASLEY, JOHN HENRY JR., 65, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born in Bronx, NY to the late John Henry Easley, Sr. and Gloria Swanson-Gallman Easley, he was a lifetime resident of this area and served in the Army National Guard from 1975 to 1983. He loved fishing and playing in his pool league. He used to sing in a band and loved music. He retired from Woodbine...
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Rosemarie A. Carver

December 27, 1930 - February 17, 2018

CARVER, ROSEMARIE A., 87, of Villas, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Eugene and Mary Woods Pryor, she moved here in 1992 from Philadelphia. She was Head Purchasing Agent and Child Health Associate at St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia for 30 years. She was head of the Moose Lodge in North Wildwood and loved playing Bingo and going on...
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Florence P. Tazioly

February 7, 1940 - February 15, 2018

FLORENCE P. TAZIOLY, 78, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Nicholas and Marie Walker Grande, she moved to Rio Grande 18 years ago from Philadelphia. She loved taking care of her family. Mrs. Tazioly is survived by her husband of 60 years, Andrew "Butch" Tazioly; her two sons, Andrew "Butchie" ...
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Hilda Ruth Bennett

December 11, 1929 - February 12, 2018

Bennett, Hilda Ruth, 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away February 12, 2018. She was born in South Hill, VA and moved to New Jersey at an early age. She worked as a nurse's aide for area nursing homes. She was predeceased by her husband, William Bennett. Hilda is survived by her children: Anita Schaffer, Diane (Carrol) Dunkley, Mary (Preston) Crawley, and Cynthia Jones; daughter-in...
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Robert James Edwards

March 9, 1933 - February 10, 2018

Edwards, Robert J., 84 – of Whitesboro, NJ passed away February 10, 2018. He was born in Gary, WV and served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Robert worked in construction while living in Miami, FL and moved to New Jersey in 1965 to work as a commercial clammer for various fishing companies in Cape May. Robert is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth (formerly Holton); his children...
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William Franklin Wright (Burke)

August 7, 1964 - February 9, 2018

Bill (Burke) Wright passed away peacefully on Feb 9th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and friends. To know Bill was to love Bill. He loved to fish down at the Delaware and watch the ball games at McVeigh Rec with his friends. He also had a great work ethic and was a sign hanger and painter. Bill loved to make people laugh and was just a fun loving guy who was adored by many. Bill is...
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Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr.

July 12, 1944 - February 7, 2018

SCHMIDT, FREDERICK W. JR., 73, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Born in Lewiston, ME, to the late Frederick W. Schmidt, Sr. and Marjorie McCobb Schmidt, he moved to Cape May County over 40 years ago. Fred was an attorney in Cape May Court House. He believed in the U.S. Constitution, law, and justice. He always wanted to help people. He was an avid...
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John N. Fiorenza

March 4, 1939 - February 4, 2018

FIORENZA, JOHN N., 78, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Virginia Napolio Fiorenza, he moved to NJ 12 years ago from Drexel Hill, PA. He worked for over 46 years as an engineer/buyer and served in the US Army Reserves from 1961 to 1966. He was an active citizen of the community as a member of Notre Dame De La Mer Parish, the...
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Sarah G. Moore

February 12, 1930 - February 2, 2018

MOORE, SARAH G., 87, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Roland William and Gertrude Jane Hebrew Schultz, she was a longtime resident of Cape May County after living in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. She retired as a nurse's aide from Crest Haven Nursing Home. She enjoyed watching the activity on the water in the...
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Dolores A. Cosenza

June 28, 1932 - February 2, 2018

Cosenza, Dolores A., 85 – of Avalon, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 2, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Stella Sieracki and moved to Avalon in 1972. Dolores loved being a homemaker and raising her 8 children. She was predeceased by her husband, Marino A. Cosenza in March of 2017. Dolores is survived by her children: Debbie (Dave),...
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Patricia Guntle

April 23, 1953 - January 27, 2018

Guntle, Patricia F.B. 64 – of Stone Harbor, NJ, Great Falls, VA and Philadelphia, PA passed away January 27, 2018. Daughter of former Philadelphia Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter P. and Roseann Black. Pat is survived by her husband Jim, daughter Alexandra, sons Jimmie and Zack, sister Rose, and brother Pete. Pat is a graduate of St. Leo's Grade School, St. Hubert's High School, and Temple...
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Margaret Skill Lesher

March 6, 1951 - January 27, 2018

Lesher, Margaret Skill, age 66 - of Rio Grande, NJ died on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of Mary D'Onofrio Fox and the late John William Fox. She had lived in North Cape May and Erma. She attended St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her mother, Mary Fox; a brother, John W. Fox, Jr. and his wife, Rose; a sister, Pamela Kuhns; a son,...
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Marie K. Cammarota

July 31, 1925 - January 27, 2018

Cammarota, Marie Katherine, 92 - of Stone Harbor, NJ passed away peacefully on January 27, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born Marie Mikush to the late Helen and John Mikush in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on July 31, 1925. She trained as a Cadet Nurse during World War II in New York City prior to raising her family. Marie married the late Anthony Vincent Cammarota, and they raised seven children...
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Mary Jane Tyrrell

March 31, 1924 - January 25, 2018

TYRRELL, MARY JANE (nee Bond), 93, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late William and Frances Eaton Bond, she moved here in 1975 from Abington, PA. She was a member of the Little Flower High School Alumnae Association and and of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Mrs. Tyrrell is survived by her children, Thomas J. (Jeanne) Tyrrell,...
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Mildred E. Leahey

January 24, 1928 - January 22, 2018

LEAHEY, MILDRED E., 89, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Frederick E. and Frieda Schard Steigelman, she moved here ten years ago and living in Galloway and Vermont. She worked for NJ Bell and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She loved fine dining and going out for dinner. Mrs. Leahey is survived by her grandson, Matthew Kresge; her...
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Robert Vincent Powers

May 28, 1965 - January 18, 2018

POWERS, ROBERT VINCENT, - 52, of Del Haven, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and has lived in this area for over 30 years. He is survived by his children, Robert Powers, Jr., Joshua Powers, Elizabeth Powers, and Michael Powers; his mother, Rose Powers; and his brother, TJ Powers. He was predeceased by his father, Robert Vincent Powers. Funeral...
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Evard M. Robinson

April 11, 1920 - January 18, 2018

Robinson, Evard M. 97 of Ocean City, NJ - passed away January 18, 2018. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late Evard and Charlotte Robinson. Evard served in the US Navy during World War II and later worked for PREDCO in Pennsauken, NJ as Vice President of Outside Sales. He retired to Sea Isle City, NJ in 1982 where he enjoyed fishing, golfing, gardening and growing delicious "Jersey" tomatoes! He...
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Patricia Nancy Trimble

November 27, 1936 - January 18, 2018

Patricia "Pat" Nancy Trimble nee Kanuika, 81, of North Wildwood, NJ, formerly of Media, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. She was the widow of George R. B. Trimble, Sr., who died in 1973. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William "Pop" Kanuika, who died in 1981, and Mary "Nan" Humenchuk Kanuika, who died in 1990. She moved to North Wildwood in 2001. Some of Pat's happiest...
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Charles Norman VanMeter

July 8, 1934 - January 13, 2018

VANMETER, CHARLES NORMAN , age 83, of Woodbine, NJ, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018. He was born in Camden, NJ the son of the late Charles Norman and Kate Darlington Luce VanMeter. He had been a Cape May County resident since 1944. He served in the US Army. He retired as postmaster of the Cape May Court House Post Office after 30 years of service. He was an avid Middle Township Schools...
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Marie E. Jones

August 10, 1948 - January 12, 2018

Jones, Marie, 69- of Villas, NJ passed away January 12, 2018. She was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in Livingston, NJ; where she and her sister Ann were raised by Joseph and Kathleen (nee Carey) Hemberger (all pre-deceased). Marie called Cape May County home since the early 1980s. She was a graduate of Saint Francis College (BA) and Rowan University (MS). Marie retired from Cape May County's...
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Sean Michael Brookes

July 21, 1989 - January 11, 2018

Brookes, Sean Michael, 28 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away January 11, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and moved to Cape May County in 2001. Sean loved to golf and spend time on the beach. He especially loved the sunsets. Sean worked as a bartender at The Reeds and The Pizza Pub in Stone Harbor as well as the Stone Harbor Country Club. Sean is survived by his parents, Fran and...
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Robert J. McNicholas

August 7, 1963 - January 11, 2018

McNicholas, Robert J. 54 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away January 11, 2018. He was born in Dublin, Ireland to Hugh and Nuala McNicholas and re-located permanently to the United States in 1988. He became a US citizen in 1997. Robert graduated from Glassboro State College and worked as an accountant at the Wildwood Convention Center. He lived life to the fullest and made countless...
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Garry A. McMichael, Sr.

October 19, 1955 - January 11, 2018

MCMICHAEL, GARRY A., SR., - 62, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Born in Abington, PA to the late Alexander J. and Catherine E. Currier McMichael, he moved here 40 years ago from Philadelphia. He was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Garry served four years in the Army and was stationed in Germany. Afterwards, he re-enlisted in the Army National...
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Julia E. Powell

November 27, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Julia (Ballinger) Powell, 91, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away January 9, 2018. She was born and raised in Marmora, NJ by her Aunt Mabel Clark after losing both her parents at a young age. Julia was employed at both The Flanders and The Ocean Rest in Ocean City, NJ. She enjoyed shopping and her trips to Lancaster, PA. She was predeceased by her parents Hazel (Adams) and Thomas...
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Arline A. Polak

February 12, 1936 - January 9, 2018

POLAK, ARLINE A., - 81, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Camden, NJ the daughter of the late Peter P. and Marie A. Szalagiewicz Polak. She has been a resident here since 1968 when she moved from Camden. She retired as executive secretary for Atlantic City Electric Company after twenty five...
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Julianne Seitzinger

July 13, 1961 - January 8, 2018

SEITZINGER, JULIANNE (LAFATA), age 56, of Cape May Court House, formerly of Florida and Massachusetts, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2018 at Cape Regional Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents Paul and Janice Lafata. She is survived by  Her husband of 24 years Rob Seitzinger (53), and children Jillian Loo Seitzinger (30), Caroline Rose Seitzinger (22), and Michael Paul...
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David C. Geisinger

July 8, 1943 - January 8, 2018

Geisinger, David C. 74 – of Dennisville, NJ passed away January 8, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City, NJ to the late Charles and Esther Geisinger and lived in Dennisville his entire life. He worked in union construction, Union Local 1743 where he made many lifelong friends. David loved to fish with his wife Gloria and fishing buddies Nick Salfi, Rick DiBruno, and Chris Winon. He was a member...
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Marion Edith Brown

December 26, 1924 - January 7, 2018

BROWN, MARION EDITH, age 93, passed away on the morning of January 7th, 2018, after a short illness. Marion was born in Philadelphia as the youngest daughter of John Simpson Brown and Margaret Jane (Johnston) Brown. She graduated from Roxborough High School and proudly spent her professional career working at Temple University in the Office of the Registrar. As a young woman, Marion would...
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Charlotte V. Sharkey

July 15, 1939 - January 7, 2018

SHARKEY, CHARLOTTE V., 78, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Charles E. and Virginia L. (Orth) Haase; mother of Susan (Bob) Kerbel, Patricia (Ken) Bjorklund and Robert (Jamie) Sharkey. Grandmother to 5 beautiful grandchildren: Megan, Lauren, Jillian, Abigail and Jack. She is also survived by her brother George (Wanda) Haase. She was...
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Dorothy H. Douglass

October 11, 1925 - January 6, 2018

Douglass, Dorothy H., 92 – passed away January 6, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to Harry and Lilian Rhodes, Dorothy grew up in Philadelphia and attended high school and preparatory school there. Her family also had a home in Avalon, NJ, where they spent weekends and summers. She married Harvey C. Douglass (deceased) and had two sons, Joseph C. Douglass (deceased) and Charles H. Douglass....
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Andrew C. Bond

February 5, 1975 - January 5, 2018

Andrew C. Bond, 42, of Cape May Court House, NJ, a lifelong resident and member of the Middle Township community, passed away suddenly Friday, January 5, 2018. He was a graduate of Middle Township High School. He worked long-term for Marriner's Landscaping of Cape May Court House and then Local 825 Operating Engineers in Springfield, NJ. Andrew's first love was spending time with his beloved...
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Christine L. Hawkins

August 19, 1948 - January 4, 2018

HAWKINS, CHRISTINE L., 69, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Atlantic City to the late Richard and Florence Warner, she was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of Sword of Fire Church in Woodbine and AARP. She enjoyed gardening, studying the Bible, and being with her family. Mrs. Hawkins is survived by her sons, Lamont Dennis, Stacey W. Baez,...
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Cynthia Lynn Press

November 20, 1964 - January 4, 2018

CYNTHIA LYNN PRESS, 53, of Vineland, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House to the late John Raymond Press, Jr. and Georgeann A. Kelleher Walker Lewis. She enjoyed horses, drinking coffee, and eating cookies and candy. She liked shopping at the Dollar Store. Cindy is survived by her sister, Doreen Elizabeth Press; and her aunts, uncles, and cousins....
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Louis Anthony Bufalo

September 25, 1934 - January 4, 2018

Bufalo, Louis Anthony, 83, of Sea Isle City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at home. He was born to Camillo and Antoinette Bufalo and has two sisters Anna Kelly and Gloria Giampietro. He spent 54 wonderful years married to his wife Barbara (formerly DeLancey). Louis was very loving and proud of his three children, Barbara Smith and husband Gerry, LouAnn VanLiew and...
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Charlene Shaw

November 27, 1954 - January 2, 2018

SHAW, CHARLENE, - 63, of Villas, NJ, passed away January 2, 2018. She was born in Pineville, LA to Walter and Edmae McNeill and worked for AIMS Diagnostics in Cape May Court House, NJ. She was predeceased by her father and siblings, Dion McNeill and Joura Palmer. Charlene is survived by her children: Carles (Faith Post) Shaw III and Tiffany (Dan) Seddon; her mother Edmae McNeill, brother Donald...
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Robert R. Barrow

December 3, 1947 - December 31, 2017

BARROW, ROBERT R., 70, of Dennis Township, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Born in Darby, PA to the late Charles J. and Helen R. Robinson Barrow, he moved to this area in 1993 from Bensalem. He loved to golf and fish. He was a big Eagles fan and passed away peacefully while watching the Eagles game. Mr. Barrow is survived by his daughters, Danielle Barrow (Randy Camp) and Kristin...
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William John Hunter

December 18, 1925 - December 31, 2017

HUNTER, WILLIAM JOHN, - 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away December 31, 2017. Son of William John Hunter Fourth and Myrtle Elizabeth Kloo both of whom were from Wildwood, NJ. Bill attended schools in Wildwood and Hammonton. Served US Navy during WWII as Quartermaster Second Class in Pacific Theatre. Participated in the battles of Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the early occupation of Japan by...
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