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Our Obituaries

Pavlos Kafetzis

April 29, 1936 - October 26, 2020

Pavlos Kafetzis, passed away Monday night at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 29, 1936, to Fotios and Polixeni (Theodoropoulos) Kafetzis in Vouhorina, Greece. He graduated from high school in Tsotili, then went on University in Thessaloniki, Greece. Mr. Kafetzis served in the Greek Army from 1959 to 1962, as a Reserve Officer. On August, 15, 1965 he married the former...
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Doug Lewis

October 4, 2020

Doug Lewis, 76, of Margate, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday October 4, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Suffolk, England he was the son of the late Irving and Madge (Goodchild) Lewis. He was the loving devoted husband of Mary Elizabeth (Doughty) Lewis who he married on October 9, 1971. Doug worked as a handy man for many years throughout the local area until he went...
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Mary L. Gibson

October 4, 2020

Mary L. Gibson, 89, of Somers Point, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday October 4, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sea Isle City, NJ she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Esther (Barbour) Lloyd. She was the devoted wife of the late Edward J. Gibson whom she married in 1950 at Calvary Baptist Church Ocean View, NJ. Mary moved from Ocean View to Atlantic City with...
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Charles N. Purro

September 27, 2020

Surrounded by his loving family, Charles N. Purro, 98, of Brandall Estates in Linwood, New Jersey, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday September 27, 2020. Charles or "Chalie", as people commonly referred to him, was born to parents Charles and Myrtle (Walter) Purro in Philadelphia, PA on May 4, 1922. Chalie was raised in Atlantic City, NJ, where he met and became the devoted husband of...
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Betty Jane White Mactaggart

September 24, 2020

Betty Jane White Mactaggart, passed away gracefully Thursday Sept. 24 at her home in Cashiers, North Carolina surrounded by loving friends. She was born in Bridgeton, New Jersey to Kathryn (Moncrief) Peterson and Lucius Elmer Peterson. She graduated from Bridgeton High School and was the first Miss Bridgeton Beauty Queen. She became a professional fashion model and also served as hostess...
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Callie Chilas

September 22, 2020

Callie Chilas, 92, of Pleasantville, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday September 22, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Shenandoah, West Virginia she was the loving daughter of Constantine Vranas and Maria Amorgianou. Callie was the oldest of 4 sisters who were inseparable: Irene Yulick, Pauline Marmaras and Rose Gialouris. They are together again. Callie was the owner and...
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Ruth Elizabeth Grund

September 14, 2020

Ruth Elizabeth Grund, 92, of Northfield, NJ, passed away on September 14, 2020. Ruth was the daughter of Maria (Beck) and George Grund, Sr. She was born and raised in Atlantic City and had fond lifelong memories of her family's bakery in uptown Atlantic City and her time at the Atlantic City Vocational School (Class of '45). Ruth was proud to have served as the first woman on the Northfield...
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William R. (Bill) Crimbring

September 30, 1931 - September 6, 2020

Crimbring, William R. (Bill) Bill was born in Philadelphia, on September 30, 1931 and was called home by his Lord on September 6, 2020. He graduated from Central High School in 1949. After attending Temple University for two years, he enlisted in the US Air Force where he became a Senior Air Traffic Controller. Bill served in that capacity until his honorable discharge in 1955. He...
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Edward M. Rehill

September 4, 2020

Edward M. Rehill, 83, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday September 4, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Edward M. Rehill, Sr., and Margaret (Vellozi) Rehill. He was the devoted husband of Rosemarie (Lerro) Rehill with whom he spent 56 blissful years. Ed proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was awarded...
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Daniel E. "Dan" Reardon

September 4, 2020

Daniel E. "Dan" Reardon, 85, of Northfield passed away on Friday September 4, 2020. Dan was born in Atlantic City to the late Wilton and Hilda (Brown) Reardon. He was raised in Ventnor and was a graduate of Atlantic City High School Class of 1953. He attended Georgia Tech where he received his Bachelors' Degree in Ceramic Engineering. He then moved to Pittsburgh where he was employed at Harbison...
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Donald Alexander Martin

September 1, 2020

Donald Alexander Martin, Sr., 89, of Titusville, FL went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday September 1, 2020. Born in Newark, N.J. he was the son of the late Alexander and Pauline (Towne) Martin. He spent 30 years living in Northfield, N.J., working at N.A.F.E.C. in Pomona. Donald proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Donald was an air traffic controller...
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Carol S. Bubeck

August 16, 2020

Carol S. Bubeck, 81, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on August 16, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Mount Holly, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Henry and Inez (Weeks) Siefert. She was the devoted wife of the late William R. Bubeck whom she loved dearly. Carol was a Hammonton High School Graduate, class of 1957. Carol worked as a school board...
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Frances M. Lyons-Teesdale-Cleary

August 15, 2020

Frances M. Lyons - Teesdale – Cleary passed away peacefully at her home on August 15, 2020. Fran was the beloved wife of Francis X. Teesdale who passed away in 1992 and Joseph A. Cleary who passed away in 2006. She is survived by her loving children Rosemary Stroup (John), Teresa McDaniel (Mitchell), Gregory Teesdale (Charlotte), Francis X. Teesdale Jr. (Chick) (Patti), the late Kathleen...
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Giuseppe Strazzeri

January 16, 1938 - August 14, 2020

Giuseppe Strazzeri, 82, of Ventnor City, NJ, passed away on August 14, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. He was born to parents Carmelo and Gaetana, on January 16, 1938, in Delia, Sicily. Giuseppe, known to most of you as Joseph, came to America in the mid 60's. Having spent years honing the craft of tailoring in Italy, he came to America looking for work in clothing factories that...
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Vasiliki Kalogerakos

July 31, 2020

Vasiliki Kalogerakos, 80, of Margate passed away on Friday July 31, 2020 after a brief illness. Vasiliki was born in Gytheio Laconia, Greece to the late Elias and Konstantina Mastakouris. Vasiliki was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved all her family and friends. She was considered as a spunky elegant lady who loved to cook for her family, travel the world with her late husband...
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Albert Andre Thompson

July 20, 2020

Albert Andre Thompson, Sr, 72, of Northfield formerly of Brigantine passed away on Monday July 20, 2020. Albert was born and raised in Atlantic City and attended Our Lady Star of The Sea Grammar School and Atlantic City High School. He worked as a union carpenter in Atlantic City most of his life. He was a lover of baseball, golf and the Philadelphia Flyers. Albert was a Champion Fantasy...
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Dona Marie Cerven Shiekman

August 11, 1956 - July 15, 2020

Dona Marie Cerven Shiekman was born August 11th, 1956 in New York City and died July 15th, 2020 at her home in Linwood, New Jersey. She is predeceased by her parents, Frank and Marie Cerven, her in laws Morton and Roberta Shiekman, and her brother in law Richard Shiekman (Meryl). She is survived by her husband Jonathan, daughter Samantha, son Robert (Stephanie), grandson Zachary, brother Jim...
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Adam Stover

July 11, 2020

Sadly, Adam Stover of Egg Harbor Twp., passed away in a tragic auto accident on his way to work on Saturday July 11, 2020. He was born in Somers Point, NJ and he was the loving son of Bob and Maureen. Adam was a dedicated State Park Service employee for over 10 years. He always went to work early and ready to start the day. Adam had spent time working at Beeslys Point Bridge and three...
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John P. Lerro

June 27, 2020

John P. Lerro, 77 of Ocean View, NJ entered into rest on Saturday, June 27, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Little Rock, AK he was the loving son of the late Peter and Viola (Ruple) Lerro. He resided most of his life in Philadelphia and Delaware County, PA. He was the devoted husband of Kathy (Tierney) Lerro. John was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School in Philadelphia, PA...
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Marianne K. McPhillips

June 24, 2020

Marianne K. McPhillips passed away on June 24th while listening to the sounds of her beloved ocean. She was born in Philadelphia to Don and Anna (née Kennealy) Keenan. She was blessed to grow up and grow old with five siblings - Betty (Harry), Don (Dot), Jack (Barbara), Ed (Fran) and Kay (Joe). She studied at Villanova and Gwynedd-Mercy College before working as a Pediatric Nurse...
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Jane Louise (Felter) Hamilton

May 24, 2020

Jane Louise Hamilton (Felter) of Linwood, New Jersey, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Sunday May 24, 2020 at the age of 101. Jane was born in Marion, Ohio to Flora Virginia Cunard and Peter Felter. She moved to Everett, PA at an early age and always spoke fondly of the time she spent there as a child. Following in the footsteps of her mother, Jane pursued a career in...
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Dean P. Smith

May 19, 2020

Dean P. Smith, 68, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on May 19, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Hugh and Beverly (Reed) Smith. Dean was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School and went on to attend Atlantic County Community College. He served his country in the Army National Guard for many years. Dean worked for over...
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Romulo "Rollie" De Leon Manuel

May 13, 2020

Romulo "Rollie" De Leon Manuel, 66, of Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Born in Caloocan City, Philippines, he was the youngest son of the late Feliciano and Pilar (De Leon) Manuel. He was the devoted husband of Emily (Tuason) Manuel, with whom he spent 43 blissful years. Rollie was a Respiratory Therapist for Trinitas Regional Medical Center before...
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William Pearce

May 11, 2020

William Pearce, 79, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Monday May 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Washington D.C. he was the loving son of the late Alonzo and June (Godfrey) Pearce. He was the devoted companion of Betty Angleman. William bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy. He is a graduate of Penn State with a BA in education. He taught Middle...
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Margaret A. Marshall

May 3, 2020

Margaret A. Marshall, 103, of Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday May 3, 2020. Born in York, PA she was the daughter of the late Wiley and Alverta (Hale) Gemmill. She worked at Lenox China in Egg Harbor Twp., NJ for over 17 years as a quality control inspector. Margaret was a very active member of St. Andrews Church in Atlantic City, most notably singing in the choir. She...
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Darin Anthony Carelli

May 3, 2020

Darin Anthony Carelli suddenly, on the third of May 2020 our beautiful son Darin 24 years of age, who came to us a failure to thrive new born baby, but was soon made healthy with a lot of hard work by his mom Barbara, thrive as he did growing into a handsome, lanky, 6'4", young man. A young man who always seemed to be ready to make light out of most complicated situations somehow softening their...
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Thomas J. Walsh, Sr.

April 30, 2020

Thomas J. Walsh, Sr., 66, of Egg Harbor Twp. (formerly West Deptford Twp.), entered into eternal rest on Thursday April 30, 2020 surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Born in Bayonne, NJ he was son of the late Francis X. and Mary (Mallick) Walsh. Tom, better known as "Walshy", was a 1971 WDHS graduate and worked for Local 28 as a Union Boiler Maker most of his life. He was well...
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Barbara Staub

April 30, 2020

Barbara Staub, 89 (she would say, "like Jack Benny, forever 39") passed away peacefully on April 30, 2020 at Woodview Estates Assisted Living in Mays Landing where she was a resident for 13 years. Born July 20,1930 in Bronx, NY she was the beloved daughter of the late Jonas and Ruth (Ballin) Jacobson. After marrying her late husband, Sheldon Staub they moved to Bucks County, Pennsylvania where...
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Mary G. (nee Styer) Lee

April 28, 2020

Mary G. Lee, 90, (née Styer) of Oceanview, Dennis Township formerly of Mays Landing passed away on Tuesday April 28, 2020. Mary was born in Reading Pa. to the late Harry and Alda Styer. Mary was formerly a hostess/waitress for many years at Harry's Inn, in Somers Point. She is survived by her daughter Marybeth Jarubas, and her grandchildren Justine L. Jarubas, Eric R. Jarubas and Matthew C....
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James Philip Riley

April 28, 2020

James Philip Riley, 74, passed away peacefully at his home in Northfield, N.J. on TuesdayApril 28, 2020. He was born in Somers Point, attended Somers Point school systems and graduated from Mainland Regional High School in 1964. He served in the United States Navy from 1966-1972 and was stationed on the USS Fulton 11. In his words he was a "Boatsman Mate and the best Coxsman the Navy...
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Joseph A. Francesco

April 26, 2020

Joseph A. Francesco, 64, of Pleasantville passed away suddenly on Sunday April 26, 2020. Joe was born in Somers Point. Joe loved the outdoors as he was an avid wild life and nature lover. Joe was a self employed roofer. Joseph is the beloved son of Martha Schromsky. He is also survived by his brother Jack Francesco (Dianne), his sister Nicole Eaton (Jack), his nieces Melana Francesco, Marina...
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George Edward Brennan

April 25, 2020

George Edward Brennan, originally from Wexford and Pittsburgh, PA and Oak Valley, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the age of 95. Mr. Brennan was born on December 9, 1924, the son of Alfred Edward Brennan and Martha Dolores Brennan (nee Kiefer). He served in the US Army Air Corp, as a glider mechanic and pilot trainee. After the war he returned to Pittsburgh and worked at Jones and...
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Lutgarda C. Calleja

April 19, 2020

Lutgarda C. Calleja, 69, of Astoria, NY went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lucena City, in the Philippines. She was the devoted mother of Liza Flancia whom she loved very much. She lived in Astoria NY for much of her life and was a Hotel worker/ Care taker /Home services. She was an amazing woman of God, generous, forgiving,...
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Robert J. Hansen

April 19, 2020

Robert J. Hansen, 70, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 19, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Walter Thomas and Catherine Theresa (Gallagher) Hansen. He was the devoted husband of Anna Marie Toro-Hansen white whom he spent 34 blissful years with. Robert was a graduate of Rutger University with a BA in...
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Doris S. Harley

July 15, 1929 - April 19, 2020

Doris S. Harley, 90, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ, formerly of Westfield, Pa went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born July 15, 1929 in Blooming Glen, PA she was the daughter of the late Arnon and Laura (Steeb) Moyer. She was the devoted wife of Ray G. Harley to whom she was married for 70 years. Doris was a homemaker who tended to her home and...
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James (Jim) Holsomback

April 5, 2020

James (Jim) was the most courageous, hard-working, generous man. His monumental courage was demonstrated the last three years of his life with the continued attempts to conquer the pain and deal with the many injuries that slowed down his unbelievably active lifestyle. He never complained through it all but continued to try with every ounce of strength he had, to the last moment of his life. He...
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Dana Harris

March 29, 2020

Harris, Dana,- 55 of Absecon, a beloved cousin and friend, passed away peacefully after a long illness. He led a full and meaningful life, full of love freely given to others. He left us to join his beloved mother on March 29th 2020. Born and raised in Atlantic City, he graduated from Holy Spirit High School class of 1982. Dana was proud and truly enjoyed his 15 years working for the Beach...
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Phyllis Shaner Elmer

March 27, 2020

Phyllis Shaner Elmer, 96, passed away peacefully on Friday March 27, 2020. She resided in Margate, NJ with her late husband, Ed, for most of her life. She worked for A.C. Electric Co. and then with the U.S. Army Air Corps. For many years she volunteered at Atlantic City Medical Center, Contact Atlantic, Big Brothers Big Sisters, American Cancer Society, Margate Historical Society, and the Save...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Saseen Stowe

March 27, 2020

Elizabeth "Betty" Saseen Stowe, died March 27, 2020 in Lakeland, FL at the age of 93. She was born, raised and educated in Atlantic City. She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in education. Elizabeth taught business courses in Atlantic City High School. After retirement she ran the office of Stowe Investment Company, a NASD member firm until 1993. Elizabeth is survived by...
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Pauline Marmaras

March 22, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Pauline Marmaras, 87, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 22, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Vatika, Greece she was the daughter of the late Constantine and Maria (Amorgianou) Vranas. Pauline was a teller at Resorts and Tropicana Casinos for many years. She loved walking the boardwalk and she lived for and loved her family and especially adored her...
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Luann M. Stephens

March 15, 2020

Luann M. Stephens, 50, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 15, 2020 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Trenton, NJ she was the daughter of the late Richard William Geary and Jacqueline (Britton) Geary. She was the devoted wife of Anthony R. Stephens whom she married on June 28, 2003. Luann was a school bus driver...
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James E. Crosby

March 14, 2020

James E. Crosby, 63, of Atlantic City formerly of Brigantine and Jersey City passed away unexpectedly on Saturday March 14, 2020. Jim was born in Newark, NJ to the late Dr. John J. and Regina (nee McDermitt) Crosby. Jim enjoyed fishing and when he was younger he enjoyed his family's annual vacation in Cape Cod. He was an avid New York Giants fan. Jim was a Doorman at the Tropicana Hotel and...
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Nguyen Ngoc Anh

March 10, 2020

Nguyen Ngoc Anh, 55, of Wildwood, NJ passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 10, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hue, Vietnam he was the son of Cot Nguyen and Tam T. Nguyen and the devoted husband of Thuy Vo. Anh was a business owner in his home country of Vietnam running a scooter rental company. He then continued to be entrepreneur by owning his own nail salon in Wildwood...
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Michael L. Finley

March 7, 2020

Please do not send flowers! Michael L. Finley, 59, of Brigantine, loving father of Sophia , and devoted life partner of Maria-Elena NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday March 7, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bayshore, NY. Michael was the son of the late Lawrence A. and Elaine (Lancieri) Finley. He was the devoted life companion of Maria Elena Tsempelis with whom he...
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Felix R. Donato

August 17, 1929 - February 29, 2020

Felix R. Donato, 90, of Northfield passed away peacefully on Saturday February 29, 2020. At the time of his passing he was a resident of Brandell Estates where he received compassionate and loving care from all who attended to his well being. He was born on August 17, 1929 in Vineland and raised in Landisville, NJ. He spent much of his younger years maintaining The Donato Brothers Farm along with...
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Linda L. Harrison

February 26, 2020

Linda L. Harrison, 74, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on February 26, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City she was the daughter of the late J.C and June (Fox) Harrison. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. She loved to paint oil paintings. She will be missed and fondly remembered by a host of cousins. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited...
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Lisa Folsom

February 13, 2020

Lisa A. Folsom, 55, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday February 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Stamford, CT she was the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Arlene Boerum Hanson. She was the loving wife of David A. Folsom whom she married on December 31, 1999. Lisa will be remembered for being a phenomenal homemaker, working hard every day to provide a...
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Christian T. Pailleret

February 6, 2020

Christian T. Pailleret, 19, of Marmora, NJ passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The son of Christian Pailleret and the late Rachel (Rodriguez) Pailleret. Christian was born in Rutland, VT and moved to New Jersey at a young age. He began his high school career at Mainland Regional High School and was part of the state champion swim team of 2016 and graduated from Ocean City High...
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Frank W. Howardell

February 3, 2020

Frank W. Howardell, 77, a resident of Brigantine since 1956, passed away on Monday February 3, 2020. Frank was born in Atlantic City to the late Somers and Edna (Camp) Howardell. Frank was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Frank was a Atlantic City Firemen for 27 years retiring in 1993. He was a well known local surf fishing...
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Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty

January 25, 2020

Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Philip and Helen (Colbert) Dougherty. He was the devoted husband of Anita D. (DiStefano) Dougherty whom he married on June 30, 1972.

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June Harrison

January 25, 2020

June Harrison, 93, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pleasantville, NJ she was the daughter of the late Harry and Lenore (Smith) Fox. June worked for New Jersey Bell, now Verizon as a draftsman for over 37 years. She was chairman of the Pioneers Club for Bell Telephone which did many charitable works around the...
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Margaret Ann Petty

January 22, 2020

Margaret Ann Petty, 72, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ quietly passed away on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020. Margaret was born in Atlantic City, NJ, grew up in Brigantine, NJ and lived in Egg Harbor Township for more than 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents Eileen (Plummer) and John Doring Sr. and is survived by her husband Richard Dutton, her son Derek Michel, daughter-in-law Lisa...
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William Joseph "Michael" Nolan III

June 12, 1964 - January 21, 2020

William Joseph "Michael" Nolan, III, 55, passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Michael was born in Astoria, New York on June 12, 1964 to William J. Nolan and Renee Nolan-Kelly (nee Clark). In 1970 he and his mother moved to Brigantine, New Jersey. At aged 14, while hanging out with his friends, he noticed a cute girl (Terri Smith) across the street. He turned to his friends, pointed to her...
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Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Lee) Chau

January 19, 2020

CHAU, ELIZABETH "Betty"(NEE Lee), - 94 of Northfield, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 19, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Phila., PA, lived in China and returned to the US where she met and married Eugene Chau. Together they raised 6 children while owning and operating The Ling Nan restaurant in West Phila. In 1966 Eugene and Betty accepted an offer to work for...
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Linda L. Simpson

January 14, 2020

Linda L. Simpson, 60, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday January 14, 2020 after an extended illness. Linda was born in Atlantic City to the late John and Kathryn (Stickel) Bretcher. She was a graduate of Stockton University with a degree in Marine Biology. Linda was one of the founding members and was very active in the True Spirit Coalition based at the Community Presbyterian Church. The...
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Shirley M. Pyle

January 11, 2020

Shirley M. Pyle, 83, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday January 11, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the loving daughter of the late Stanley and Madeleine H. (Unkel) Chmura. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Pyle who entered into rest on September 19, 2016. Shirley worked as an executive assistant for DuPont for over...
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Leslie Anne Guthrie

September 18, 1947 - January 11, 2020

Leslie Anne Guthrie, 72, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 11, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ on September 18, 1947, she was the loving daughter of the late George and Hazel (Anthony) Conover. She was also the devoted wife of Bruce Guthrie for 37 years and loving mother to her children, whom she affectionately called Kenny,...
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Joan M. Stratton

January 6, 2020

Joan M. Stratton, 65, of Brigantine passed away on Monday January 6, 2020 after an extended illness. Joan was born in Philadelphia to the late Walter D. and Dolores A. (McGinley) Evans. Joan grew up in Philadelphia and was a graduate of St Ann Business School. Joan was employed for over 30 years at Pennsylvania Hospital (Penn Medicine) as an Information Technology Analyst. She was a beloved Aunt...
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Dorothy P. Albani

January 2, 2020

Dorothy P. Albani, 97, of Brigantine passed away after a short illness on Thursday January 2, 2020. Dorothy was born in Harrison, New Jersey to the late Harry and Marie (Walsh) Scarano. Dorothy enjoyed spending time at the Brigantine Senior Center. She also enjoyed going to the beach, reading the newspaper, eating sweet treats and most importantly spending time with her family. Dorothy is...
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Rita Laurenzi

December 30, 2019

Rita Laurenzi, 92, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord unexpectedly on December 30th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Grace "Rose" (Intile) Staffieri. She was the devoted wife of the late Armand "Frank" Laurenzi who passed away March 22, 2010. Rita was an entrepreneur and business owner, operating the...
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Francis C. McGrath

December 29, 2019

Francis C. McGrath, 74, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday December 29, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Francis J. and Catherine M. (Christman) McGrath. He was the devoted husband of Madeline M. (Bisceglie) McGrath whom he married on October 3, 1970. Francis was a truck driver all his life and worked for various...
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Lucille "Lou" Spaniak

December 27, 2019

Lucille "Lou" Spaniak, 92, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday December 27, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (Mullen) Sulimay. She was the devoted wife of the late Henry Spaniak who passed away January 2, 2000. Lucille was one of 16 children and lived on Fairmont Ave in Philadelphia and...
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Marcia Ann Copsey-Barber

December 25, 2019

Marcia Ann Copsey-Barber, 46, of Atlantic City passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday December 25, 2019. Marcia was born in Somers Point to Raymond L. Copsey and Charlotte Dougherty Copsey. Marcia was formerly a cook at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Marcia could light up a room with her caring and fun loving personality.  She was a devoted daughter, mother and grandmother. Family was...
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Catherine B. Levine

December 22, 2019

Catherine B. Levine, 90, of Linwood, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday December 22, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeton, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Sulprizio) Ruggeri and the devoted wife of the late Daniel Levine. Catherine worked tirelessly throughout her life to create a warm loving environment for her children and husband. She...
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John A. Gizzio, Sr.

December 17, 2019

John A. Gizzio, Sr., 91, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday December 17, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Dominic and Helen (Minicozzi) Gizzio. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia "Patty" (Hankinson) A. Gizzio. John was a well know entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area operating various businesses throughout his life. At his passing...
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Aristotel "Telly" Moumas

December 13, 2019

Aristotel "Telly" Moumas, 92, of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ went home to be with the Lord and his beloved wife on Friday December 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Perama-Ioannia, Greece he was the son of the late Constantinos and Marina (Pavlos) Moumas. Telly came to the United States from Greece in 1946 with his mother when he was 19 years old. He served his country faithfully and...
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Mateo Londono Ramos

December 4, 2019

Mateo Londono Ramos, 2, of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 4, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the beloved son of Juan Esteban Londono and Tatiana Ramos. Mateo loved to listen to his Latin music while playing with his toy cars. He also enjoyed watching his Mickey Mouse shows and soccer. Most of all though he will be...
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Lavelle "Lou" Alton

November 20, 2019

Lavelle "Lou" Alton, 96, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday November 20, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Nocona, TX she was the loving daughter of Harvey S. and Winnie Mae (Simmons) McDonald. She was the devoted wife of the late Calvin B. Alton who passed in 1981. Lavelle was a graduate of Wichita Falls High School. Following graduation she...
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Joseph Vincent Patti

March 25, 1934 - November 15, 2019

Joe was born and raised in Germantown Pennsylvania and a 1952 graduate of Dobbins High School. As a youth, Joe loved playing baseball and hanging with the neighborhood kids. After high school, Joe became a barber and then after moving to Fox Chase he went on to work for Brown Instruments which later became Honeywell Corp. He worked there for 28 years as a supervisor then took an early retirement...
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Doris M. Klos

November 13, 2019

Doris M. Klos, 91, of Margate, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Irvington, NJ she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Mabel (Reuther) Klos. Doris worked in investment banking as a secretary for Summit Bank in Newark, NJ for many years. She was a very devote member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Toms River, NJ....
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Richard M. Johnson

November 7, 2019

Richard M. Johnson, 88, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on November 7, 2019. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts he was the son of the late John A. and Elsa Johnson. He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife of 67 years, Evelyn (Ford) Johnson and father to daughter Lisa Johnson and son John Johnson. Rich (aka Dick) came to New Jersey in 1950 while serving in the Navy when he...
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John Kalogerakos

October 26, 2019

John Kalogerakos, 87, of Margate passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019. John was born in Krokees Laconia, Greece to the late Dimakis and Konstantina Kalogerakos. John was a skilled auto mechanic who formerly was the owner of John's Uptown Mobil Service Station in Atlantic City. John loved to travel, especially visiting his native homeland Greece. He loved serving the community. John was a...
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Althea Mary Hann

October 23, 2019

Althea Mary Hann of Vineland, NJ blessed us with her presence on October 23, 2019 and went home to be with the Lord on that same day. She was the beloved daughter of Lester Paul Hann and Dawn Dougherty. Surviving in addition to her parents are her maternal grandparents; Sue (Hiltner) Lewis wife of Raymond, Bob Dougherty Husband of Janet, paternal grandparents; Jane Hann wife of John Brown,...
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Vincent M. Brascetta

October 17, 2019

Vincent M. Brascetta, 88, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday October 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Vincent's Life Celebration Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 724 Maple Ave, Linwood, NJ 08221 on Saturday November 23, 2019 at 1:00pm. A visitation will be held at the church from 12:30pm...
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Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia

October 13, 2019

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

October 9, 2019

Rusty E. Cain, Jr., 62, of Margate, NJ entered into rest on Wednesday October 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Russell E. and Carolyn Mae (Boyer) Cain, Sr. He was the loving husband of Ricki Beth (Gurwood) Cain with whom he spent 36 blissful years. Rusty was a self employed car wholesaler working for many years in the automotive...
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Ralph R. Pileggi, Sr.

October 9, 2019

Ralph R. Pileggi, Sr., 88, of Linwood, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday October 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Sacco) Pileggi. He was the loving husband of Joan D. (Sweeney) Pileggi who celebrated 64 years together. Ralph bravely served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War attaining...
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Joseph M. Valenti

September 23, 2019

Colonel, USAF (Ret) Joseph M. Valenti, 86, passed peacefully at home Sep 23, 2019.  
Born in Staten Island, NY to Frank and Josephine Valenti, he was the oldest of three children. He attended Curtis High School.  At 19, Joe enlisted in the US Air Force.  A year later, he was selected for Officer Training School.  In 1954, Joe met and married Dolores Pepper a nursing student from Kansas....
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Betty Bell Sloan

September 12, 2019

Betty Bell Sloan, 82, of Egg Harbor Township passed away on Thursday September 12, 2019. Betty was born in Fowler, Indiana to the late William and Martha Bell. She was a graduate of the University of Indiana. Betty proudly served her country in the US Air Force as a nurse. After she was honorably discharged, Betty was employed at the Fort Bliss Army Hospital in El Paso, TX, the VA Hospital in...
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Lottie Mae Morgan

September 9, 2019

Lottie Mae Morgan, 72 daughter of the late Pearl John McCoy and Bessie Bellamy was born September 15, 1946 in Chadbourn, North Carolina. She peacefully departed this life on September 9, 2019 with her loving family by her side. She received all of her formal education in the Columbus County, North Carolina Public School System. She traveled from North Carolina for a better life for her family...
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Lawrence "LA" Adams

February 19, 1947 - August 29, 2019

Adams, Lawrence "LA", 72, loving son, brother and uncle, passed away at the age of 72 on Thursday August 29, 2019. Larry was born on February 19, 1947 in Atlantic City, NJ to John and Marie (Stoerrle) Adams. He graduated from Atlantic City High School in 1966 and then joined the Navy. After an honorable discharge, he became a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 322 Union where he worked...
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Roger George Link

August 27, 2019

Roger George Link, 47, died suddenly at home on August 27, 2019. Roger was born September 5, 1971 in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in civil engineering. He then went on to obtain a professional engineering license. Roger worked for 15 years in Portland, OR with Worley Parsons Engineers. He moved to Richmond, VA and had been employed by Progressive...
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George T. Christine III

August 26, 2019

George T. Christine III, 83, of Brigantine died on Monday August 26, 2019. George was born in Upper Darby, Pa. George was a lifelong resident of Brigantine. He graduated from Atlantic City High School and attended Geneva College. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1958 and graduated from Officers Training School and became a naval aviator who served during the Vietnam War in the Pacific, including Japan...
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Carol Anne Lang

August 21, 2019

Carol Anne Lang went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 21, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bronx, NY she was the daughter of the late Henry and Anne (Draddy) Lang. Carol worked over 35 years at the Tropicana Casino eventually becoming a wardrobe supervisor designing many of the companies uniforms herself. Carol was a devote Catholic and a faithful member of Saint...
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Zachary James Dolan

August 20, 2019

Zachary James Dolan, 37, of Atlantic City passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday August 20, 2019. Zachary was born in Atlantic City. He was a graduate of Atlantic City High School Class of 1999. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Collins College of Graphic Design in 2004. Zachary was a self employed Owner of "Unlikely Heroes Studios", a comic book production company. He was the...
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Waverly Maeve Gray

August 17, 2019

Waverly Maeve Gray graced this world with 29 hours and 36 minutes of life. She passed peacefully in the arms of her loving parents on August 17th, 2019. The beloved daughter of Emily and James Gray from Somers Point, NJ. She was born on August 16th, 2019 at 2:15 pm and entered her heavenly Father's kingdom on August 17th, 2019 at 7:51 pm. Waverly was born weighing 4 lbs and 14 Oz and 14.25...
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Marita Krumbiegel

January 2, 1953 - August 6, 2019

On Friday, August 6, 2019, Marita Krumbiegel a loving daughter and friend passed away at age 66 at Deborah Hospital. Marita was born on January 2, 1953 in Germany to Renate Spenser and Gunter Krumbiegel. At the age of seven she immigrated to the United States with her mother. Marita worked as a manager for a blood bank for ten years. In 1985 she started working in Atlantic City as a dealer...
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Barbara A. Conners

July 28, 2019

Barbara A. Conners, 71, of Northfield, NJ departed this world on Sunday July 28, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Angela (Sledz) Hesske and the loving wife of the late William Conners. Barbara was a Pit Manager at various casinos in Atlantic City most notably Showboat. Barbara was a very generous person and she was...
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Carol Joyce Robertson

July 22, 2019

Robertson, Carol Joyce, 81, of Margate, passed away on Monday July 22, 2019. Carol was born on February 14, 1938 in Atlantic City. She is the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Myra (nee Lilley) Robertson. She is a graduate of Atlantic City High School. For most of her life, Carol was a loving companion to her parents, enjoying home life, gathering together with family friends, local...
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Martha Anne Dunham

July 4, 2019

Martha Anne Dunham, 88, of Atlantic City, NJ entered into rest on Thursday July 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Montreal, Canada she was the loving daughter of the late Harry J. Born Jr., and Florence M. (Provencher) Born. She was the devoted wife of the late Carl Clyde Dunham, Jr. Martha was the manager for a local flower shop for many years. She loved flowers,...
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William Herbert Gonnelly

July 2, 2019

William Herbert Gonnelly, 83, of Mays Landing, NJ entered into rest on Tuesday July 2, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Mildred (Beckley) Gonnelly. He was the devoted husband of the late Joanne C. (Rowan) Gonnelly. William joined Local 43 (since merged into Local 27) in 1959. In 1970 he was elected Treasurer and in 1976 became Business...
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Dorothy Wiener

June 16, 2019

Dorothy Wiener-78 of Brigantine passed away surrounded by her loving family on June 16th 2019. Born in Philadelphia, she worked for various physicians in Atlantic City. She served most of her career as a social worker for the Atlantic City Detox and as their HIV/AIDS Counselor. She touched many lives during her years in Bill W's program and brought many to the joyous life of sobriety. She had a...
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Kathleen Mary Aponik

June 13, 2019

Kathleen Mary Aponik, 68, of Margate passed away on Thursday June 13, 2019. Kathleen was born in Philadelphia to the late Robert F. and Eleanor (Krajewski) O'Neill. Kathy was formerly a Licensed Practical Nurse. Kathy and her husband Joe would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September of this year. Kathy loved the beach and was thrilled to move to Margate full-time in 2011....
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David Johnstone Miller

June 10, 2019

David Johnstone Miller, 40, passed away suddenly on Monday June 10, 2019 at his home in Bridgeport Pa. He was born in Somers Point and grew up in Northfield. He was the son of Warren and Sandra (née Johnstone) Miller. Dave was a graduate of Mainland Regional High School and the Art Institute of Philadelphia. He was currently employed at Cadient Group in Malvern Pa. as a Digital Media Executive...
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David Cory Sparenberg

June 7, 2019

David Cory Sparenberg passed away peacefully at his mother's home under hospice care on June 7, 2019 following a courageous battle with cancer. David beloved son is survived by his father David J Sparenberg of Linwood; Mother Carol L Bilebof of Northfield/Hamilton TWP NJ; son David Ryan Sparenberg of Manhatten, Ks; Stepbrother Vincent J LoPresti of Carson City, NV; and Stepsister Heather L...
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Gary Jerue

November 13, 1974 - June 3, 2019

We would like you to know that on June 3rd, Gary received a call, one you can't turn away from, and he won't be returning. Gary lived a fuller life in the 44 years he had than most of us will in a much longer lifetime. Gary was born on November 13th, 1974. His youngest years were full of mischief, adventure, and sports. He went to St. Joesph's High School in Hammonton and graduated in 1993....
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Zenda Rivera

May 29, 2019

Zenda Rivera, 57, of Pleasantville, NJ entered into rest on May 29, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Zenda's Life Celebration Memorial Service on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 7:00pm at Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home, 228 Infield Ave., Northfield, NJ 08225. A visitation will be held on Saturday at Jeffries and Keates from 5:00pm until time of...
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Ernest Fleming, Jr.

September 5, 1933 - May 19, 2019

Ernest Fleming, Jr., 85, of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday May 19, 2019. Born on September 5, 1933 he was the son of the late Ernest Fleming, Sr., and Velma (Thomas) Fleming. He was the devoted husband of Joyce R. (Wallace) Fleming. Ernest proudly served his country in the U.S. Army following which he was a teacher for many years for the Atlantic City School District...
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Charles "Duke" Hay Beatty

May 13, 2019

Charles "Duke" Hay Beatty, 96, of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ entered into rest on Monday May 13, 2019 surrounded by friends and family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Harry and Mae (Young) Beatty. Charles was a graduate of Northeast High School in Philadelphia. Charles served his country during WW II in the U.S. Air Force, playing in many Air Force bands till 1946 following...
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George "Doug" Dresh

April 29, 2019

Dresh, George "Doug" – 56, of Northfield, NJ passed away April 29, 2019. Doug is a 1981 graduate of Mainland Regional High School. Doug was a talented musician who played with many local bands. He was also an avid skier who spent his winters in Steamboat, CO. That is until he met the love of his life, Coreen Volovski, and moved back full time to South Jersey. Coreen has lovingly cared for...
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