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Joseph J. Montgomery

October 17, 1940 - April 20, 2013

Montgomery, Joseph J., on April 20, age 72. Legacy Joe was born and raised in Philadelphia. He served his country in the Army, and was proud of his Irish and Scottish heritage. An avid Penn State supporter, Joe enjoyed playing football and softball. He rooted for the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and believed in the power of friendship and kept the trust of that bond with many life-long friends. ...
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Anne Berkley

May 29, 1927 - April 19, 2013

BERKLEY, Anne (Nee Voldish), previously of Middletown, DE on April 19, 2013 at the age of 85. Family Devoted mother of Madeline Berkley; Dear sister of the late Josephine McGee, the late Adolph S. and the late Victor Voldish; Loving aunt of Maureen McGee, and Robert, Victor, Randy and the late Stephen Voldish. Farewell Service Visitation Thursday at 11 AM in St. Luke the Evangelist RC Church,...
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Alvin M. Matlack, Sr.

July 11, 1936 - April 19, 2013

Alvin M. "Doodle" Matlack, Sr. of Thorofare on April 19, 2013. Aged 76 years. Legacy A hard working, family oriented guy, Doodle had a knack for fixing or building anything; but his passion was for cars, a nice side income to help support his family. Prior to retirement Doodle worked as a operator/engineer for American Dredge, Camden for 35 years. Trying his luck on the slots at the casinos,...
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Frank R. Solis

January 3, 1925 - April 17, 2013

Solis, Frank R., on April 17, age 88 years young after a bout with cancer. Legacy Frank attended St. Anne's school in Philadelphia, LaSalle High School, where boys will be boys but LaSalle boys will always be gentlemen and he certainly was. Frank graduated from Villanova University in 1945 as an electrical engineer. He served two years in the Navy on a fleet tug which was a source of amusement...
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Edward Wallace III

November 3, 1953 - April 17, 2013

Edward Wallace III, age 59, of Brooklawn on April 17, 2013 Legacy Ed was a true family man and was a bright light that beckoned others near. He was a selfless man who was always available to offer help, friendship, or advice, but was a kid at heart and loved to laugh, play and kept a smile on his face. He was dedicated to his career and continued to chase the 'American Dream' and spent his spare...
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William H. Ferris

April 20, 1932 - April 15, 2013

William H. Ferris, age 80, of Washington Twp., NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, PA on April 15, 2013. Legacy Bill, as most knew him, was an easy going man who loved the outdoors and proudly cheered the Phillies and Eagles on to their victories. He proudly served the US Navy during the Korean Conflict and later was a member of the American Legion Post 521 and the local VFW. Bill dedicated many years...
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Edward Clayton Schneider

December 31, 1918 - April 15, 2013

Edward C. Schneider, age 94, of Woodbury on April 15, 2013 Legacy Edward C. Schneider was born on December 31, 1918 in Blackwood NJ to Emma Koelmel & Edward Schneider. He departed this life with Our Lord and Personal Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, April 15, surrounded by his beloved sister in law Eleanor & his cherished niece Marte. He was blessed to be 94 years of age. Ed, sometimes referred...
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John Belfiore

May 17, 1916 - April 15, 2013

John Belfiore, age 96, of Deptford on April 15, 2013. Farewell Service Visitation for family and friends Thursday, April 25th at 2 PM in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096, where John's Memorial Service will follow at 3 PM. Interment will be private. Family Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Devoted father of Carol Scharnus of Lewes, DE, Dennis J. Belfiore of...
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Gloria A. Churchill

December 19, 1930 - April 15, 2013

Churchill—Gloria A. (nee Rossiter) of Mantua, formerly of Thorofare on April 15, 2013. Age 82 years. Legacy A friendly and feisty lady, Gloria enjoyed going out of her way and being kind to others. She enjoyed spending time with her family and trying her luck at the casinos. Family She is the beloved wife of the late Edward G., Sr., devoted mother of Lisa Wehrman, Edward Churchill,...
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Carmella C. Scarpone

April 30, 1923 - April 13, 2013

Carmella C. Scarpone (neé Alessandrine), age 89 of Marlton, formerly of Philadelphia, on April 13, 2013 Legacy Carmella was a warm and loving woman who enjoyed the comforts of home and delighted in preparing meals for her family, crocheting, taking trips to the casinos and cheering the Phillies on to victory. Family Beloved wife to the late Alphonse J.; Devoted mother of 'Phyllis'...
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Agnes Schmidt

October 29, 1929 - April 11, 2013

Agnes Schmidt (nee Senges) of Mullica Hill peacefully on April 11, 2013. Aged 83 years. Legacy Agnes was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She enjoyed doing cross stitch, sewing, and gardening. Her family was the center of her life, especially the grandchildren. Sunday dinners and Christmas cookies were a few of the trademark things that set Agnes apart. Family Beloved wife of...
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Kenneth A. Burmeister

May 8, 1943 - April 10, 2013

Burmeister, Kenneth A., age 69 of Voorhees, passed away suddenly on April 10, 2013. Legacy Ken, as he was affectionately known was an easy going and kind man. In his free time he enjoyed painting landscape art and was a loyal parishioner of Emmaus Catholic Community. Ken spent over 25 years teaching for St. Mary's R.C. School, and was awarded the Bishop's Medal for dedicated service from Bishop...
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Jayne S. Ferrigno

July 7, 1940 - April 10, 2013

Jayne S. Ferrigno (Nee Phillips), age 72, longtime resident of Deptford, died Wednesday, April 10th at home after a long illness. Legacy She built a life for her family and a home filled with laughter, love and kindness. An avid reader, animal lover and crossword puzzler, Jayne's love of puns and wonderful sense of humor helped make her home a sanctuary for friends, family and acquaintances....
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James Ralph Gardner

October 22, 1934 - April 8, 2013

James Ralph Gardner, 78, of Pitman, passed away on April 8, 2013 with his family by his side. Legacy Born in Marion, OH; raised in Williamsport, PA famous for hitting the first Home Run recorded at the first Little League World Series under manager Johnny Lindenmuth.( He was recruited to the organization by Carl Stotz, founder of Little League) Known as the "blonde bombshell" during his HS...
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Katherine Parsley

May 7, 1922 - April 7, 2013

Katherine Parsley (nee Boleslawski) of Williamstown, formerly of Deptford. Aged 90 years. Legacy A loving, strong willed woman, Helen was devoted to her family, especially her one and only great grandson. A devoted homemaker and mother, she enjoyed playing BINGO and trying her luck at the casinos. Helen enjoyed membership in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary #1616, Williamstown and the Deptford...
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Frank M. Da Silva

June 3, 1967 - April 6, 2013

Frank M. Da Silva of Westville, suddenly on April 6, 2013. Age 45 years. Legacy An outgoing people person, Frank had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. A confirmed bachelor, he enjoyed hanging with his friends and spending time at the Boat Club. Frank was a welder by trade and was employed by Cornell & Company, Westville. Family He is the beloved son of Joseph A. and the late...
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Suzanne M. Peterson

June 1, 1937 - April 4, 2013

Suzanne M. Peterson,(nee Mack), 75 of West Deptford, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and in the comfort of her home on April 4, 2013. Legacy Suzanne was born and raised in Belvidere, New Jersey, the only child of Mary H. (nee Bussinger) and Earl J. Mack. She graduated Belvidere High School, Class of 1955 and Rider College in 1959 with a degree in education. She taught...
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Francis Vernon North

April 19, 1920 - April 3, 2013

Francis Vernon North, age 92, formerly of West Deptford, on April 3, 2013 at his Worton, MD home Legacy Francis 'Fran' Vernon North was born April 19, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Anna and Melvin North. The North family moved to Woodbury, NJ when Fran was six years old and grew up with two older brothers, Joseph and Robert. Fran graduated from Paulsboro High School and soon after...
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Irene H. Natalino

December 13, 1929 - April 2, 2013

Irene H. Natalino (nee Zelenkowski) of Deptford, NJ on April 2, 2013. Aged 83 years. Legacy A feisty, independent and high spirited woman; Irene's life revolved around her family and her faith in God. Born and raised in Southwest Philadelphia, she moved to Deptford as a newlywed to raise her family, and called it home for 60 years. Every summer North Wildwood would become her family's home,...
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Kirit Oliver

March 27, 1938 - April 1, 2013

Kirit Oliver of Sicklerville, NJ, suddenly on April 1, 2013. Aged 75 years. Legacy A loving and kind man, Kirit was devoted to his family. Born in Ahmedabad, India, he emigrated to the United States in 1972. Prior to retirement in 2010, Kirit was employed as a Quality Assurance Supervisor with various companies in the food industry, such as Hunt-Wesson and Progresso. Family He is the beloved...
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Susan E. Carney

April 21, 1955 - March 28, 2013

Susan E. Carney (nee Fryer) of Avenel, formerly of Oak Valley on March 28, 2013 age 57. Legacy Susan was a woman who loved to travel especially to London, England, she lived for Christmas, was an avid Pewter collector, enjoyed country music, spicy food, yellow roses, Mystery Theater, and Sci-fi TV. Sue had a big heart and an even bigger love of Christmas. She believed no child should be without...
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Elizabeth Bramble

May 13, 1932 - March 27, 2013

Elizabeth J. Bramble, (nee Dennis) age 80, of the Oak Valley section of Deptford, on March 27th, 2013. Legacy A wonderful and loving lady, Betty was devoted to her family. Prior to marrying Norman whom she met in high school, Betty was a Registered Nurse at Christ Hospital in Jersey City. She enjoyed taking care of her flower gardens and traveling with her family. Betty was known to appreciate...
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Immaculata E. Benedetto

December 9, 1922 - March 26, 2013

Immaculata E. Benedetto, (neé Leto) age 90, of Woodbury on March 26, 2013 Legacy Molly, as most knew her, was the youngest and only survivor of an immigrant family of seven children. Her father was a paraplegic and her mother was illiterate. Strong willed, loving and self sufficient until her 90th birthday, Molly was devoted to her family and her faith. She worked for many years as a...
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Thomas J. Garrity

December 27, 1926 - March 22, 2013

Thomas J. Garrity of Deptford on March 22, 2013. Aged 86 years. Legacy A fun loving, respectful man; Tom was always there for his family. Born in Philadelphia, he raised his family in Deptford. Tom proudly served in the U.S Navy during WWII. Prior to retirement in 1992, Tom worked as a truck driver for Schmidts Brewing Company and KMA Trucking. He enjoyed his retirement by spending time in...
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John J. Echtermeyer III

August 8, 1920 - March 21, 2013

John J. Echtermeyer, III, age 92, of West Deptford on March 21, 2013 Legacy John was a gifted artist, skilled craftsman, and devoted family man, who brought beauty to the world around him. He was born and raised in South Philadelphia, dedicated 45 years to RCA, retired as the Plant Engineer, and proudly served the US Army during WWII under General Patton. John's passion in life was for his wife,...
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Enrico A. Sammartino

October 30, 1924 - March 18, 2013

Enrico A. Sammartino "Hank"—of Woodbury Heights, died in Christ on March 18, 2013. Legacy A charismatic, down-to-earth man, Hank had a great sense of humor and made friends easily. He was devoted to his family, the Lord and his community. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he was a graduate of Southern High and Temple University. He proudly served in the US Army-Aircorps during WWII. Hank...
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Lois Ann Geitz

September 6, 1928 - March 14, 2013

Lois Ann Geitz (nee Hindsley) of West Deptford on March 14, 2013. Aged 84 years. Legacy A vivacious and caring lady, Lois was the type who made friends easily. She was a 65 year member of the Thorofare Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, member of the Gloucester County Fireman's Ladies Auxiliary and past president and 50 year member of the NJ State Fireman's Association Ladies Auxiliary. Prior to...
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Rose G. Ochipinti

January 7, 1922 - March 12, 2013

Ochipinti, Rose G. (nee Brigandi) of Mantua on March 12, 2013 at age 91. Legacy Born and raised in Philadelphia, Rose and her husband , Joseph, had resided in the Woodbury and Mantua areas for many years. Many years ago, Rose was a longtime parishioner of St. Patrick's RC Church. She was devoutly religious and loved to read her Bible each morning and listen to her religious tapes. Rose was...
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Jeffrey J. Dopke

December 21, 1968 - March 12, 2013

Jeffrey J. Dopke, 44, of Woodbury Heights, formerly of Westville, passed away suddenly on March 12, 2013. Legacy The nicest person anyone would ever want to have as a friend is the legacy that Jeff leaves behind. Jeff graduated from Gateway High School and worked for Excel Hydraulics in Swedesboro. Away from his work, Jeff enjoyed his solitude playing his World of Warcraft game; spending...
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Veronica McGinness

October 31, 1928 - March 12, 2013

Veronica McGinness, (neé Logan) age 84, of West Deptford on March 12, 2013. Legacy Loving and warm, Veronica dedicated many years as a Nurse's Aide caring for others. She also enjoyed puzzles, roller skating, Thursday Bingo, and was a champion of shuffleboard. Family Beloved wife of nearly 50 years to the late William T.; Devoted mother of Helen Kelly (Francis), Marion Blaustein,...
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Beverly K. Spytek

October 17, 1943 - March 11, 2013

Beverly K. Spytek (nee Howden) of The Colonial Manor Section of West Deptford on March 11, 2013. Age 69 years. Legacy A selfless and compassionate lady, Beverly was devoted to her family and to her faith in the Lord. She adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed every moment with them. Beverly was a great homemaker and mother, but also was employed with CBS and Omega...
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Donald F. Myers

March 19, 1930 - March 9, 2013

Myers, Sr., Donald F, of West Deptford, passed on March 9, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 82. Legacy Although he enjoyed teasing those he loved, his family was the most important thing in Don's life. A patient, kind, and generous man, Don enjoyed working and racing cars, and fishing with his family at Barnegat Light. He proudly served his country as a Sgt. in the Air Force,...
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Frederick Martin Bilda, Sr.

November 7, 1933 - March 9, 2013

Bilda, Sr., Frederick M., of Deptford, on March 9, 2013, age 79. Legacy Fred was born in Philadelphia and was a graduate of Northeast High School. He was married to Lena Bilda (nee Battaglia) for 49 years and raised four children in Gibbstown, NJ. Loyalty, respect, and family were the pillars of his life. Friends were friends for life with his family foremost in his thoughts and actions. Most...
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Esther M. Staller

February 24, 1927 - March 9, 2013

Esther M. Staller (neé Santoro), age 86 of Washington Twp., NJ, on March 9, 2013 Legacy Known to be a kind, warm and loving woman, Esther embodied faithfulness to her church and her family. A lifelong resident of South Jersey, Es was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society at Our Lady of Grace Church for many years. She also loved to read, shop, bird watch, tend to her garden, and was a...
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Mary K. Leary

September 15, 1922 - March 8, 2013

Mary K. Leary, (neé O'Toole) age 90, of Woodbury Heights on March 8, 2013 Legacy A kind and happy lady, Mary was all about family. She grew up in Philadelphia and was a graduate of Catholic Girls High School. She loved all kinds of music, especially Swing. A devout Catholic, she enjoyed being a parishioner at Incarnation, a member of their seniors club and always looked forward to their...
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Dorothy M. Kapac

January 7, 1924 - March 6, 2013

Dorothy M. Kapac (neé Colliss), age 89, lifelong resident of Westville, NJ, on March 6, 2013 Legacy Devoted to her family and faith, Dorothy lived her entire life in Westville and was a longtime member of St. Anne's RC Church and the Rosary and Altar Society. Dorothy had a skill with plants and could make anything grow in her garden, but her greatest pride was the loving family she...
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Robert Fertner

June 22, 1947 - March 6, 2013

Robert Fertner of Oak Valley, Deptford, suddenly on March 6, 2013. Aged 65 years. Legacy Bob was a fun loving and proud Husband, Father, and Grandfather, who was always there for his family and friends. He enjoyed putting a smile on the faces of people around him: laughing with a wonderful sense of humor. A proud US Army Veteran, Bob enjoyed memberships in VFW Posts #7679, Mantua and #7125...
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Marian E. Christ

February 12, 1934 - March 4, 2013

Christ, Marian E (nee Leiggi) of West Deptford on March 4, 2013, surrounded by her family. Aged 79 years. Legacy Marian was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor, and friend to many. Marian enjoyed her family vacations, traveling to Florida, Las Vegas, and England, to name a few destinations, as well as her family 4th of July Picnic. Ceramics, bingo, playing cards with her sisters, as...
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Rudolph A. Deitrick, Jr.

November 9, 1927 - March 2, 2013

Deitrick, Rudolph, Jr., of Clarksboro, on March 2, 2013, age 85. Legacy A driven, hard-working man, Rudolph served in the Navy during WWII and Korean wars. Upon his return to civilian life, he worked in bakeries, then purchased Mikays in Clayton where he ran that business for many years. Rudolph was a private person, but enjoyed Scouts, the outdoors, and horses…which he owned. Family...
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Dennis M. Millett

June 1, 1951 - March 2, 2013

Dennis M. Millett, age 61, of National Park suddenly on March 2, 2013 Legacy Dennis led a life of skill, adventure, and love. He dedicated over 38 years to the Pathmark of Cherry Hill, and spent most of his spare time either outdoors fishing and camping or indoors bowling or shooting darts. No matter where Dennis was, he was always close to his wife, stepson and faithful dog. Hardworking hands...
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Richard J. Piraino

July 7, 1933 - February 28, 2013

Richard J. Piraino, age 79, of Sicklerville, NJ, formerly of South Philadelphia, died peacefully on February 28, 2013, with his family at his side after a brief illness at Underwood Memorial Hospital. Legacy Rich proudly served in the United State Military. He loved his work as a bookbinder at the Free Library of Philadelphia, where he retired after 41 years of very dedicated service, with even...
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John K. Koen

July 9, 1926 - February 27, 2013

John K. Koen, 86, of the Oak valley section of Deptford suddenly passed away on February 27, 2013. Legacy An easy going man, with a dry sense of humor and a passion for United States History is John's legacy. Born and raised in Philadelphia, John served in the United States Navy during World War II. Shortly after his service time, John met, fell in love and married Emma Beese. Together they...
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Anne R. Johnson

January 10, 1916 - February 26, 2013

Anne R. Johnson (nee Muhlbaier) of Audubon, formerly of Gloucester City on February 26, 2013, surrounded by her beloved family. She was 97 and the last of her 13 siblings to pass. Legacy A strong, hardworking woman; Anne was devoted to her family. The consummate care giver, she was the one who took care of everyone, she was always there. Anne served as a registered nurse with Cooper Hospital...
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Eugene L. Horan, Jr.

February 19, 1924 - February 25, 2013

Eugene L. Horan, Jr.of Woodbury, NJ died on February 25, 2013 at the age of 89. Legacy A true gentleman, Gene was devoted to his family. People were drawn to him and he made friends easily. He was independent and had a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed hunting, camping, snow mobiling and spending time at the Colonial Diner for two meals a day. Born and raised in Woodbury, Gene was a life...
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Diane F. Walsh

July 24, 1954 - February 24, 2013

Diane F. Walsh (nee Fluck) of Woodbury, passed away on February 24, 2013 at the age of 58. Legacy A loving and giving woman, Diane' s eyes had a twinkle that would light up a room. She was devoted to her family, especially her children, Katelyn and Andrew. Diane was a teacher for 37 years, the last 35 at Blackwood Elementary School and 2 years at Loring Fleming prior to that, both in...
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Louis E. Scholl

March 18, 1925 - February 24, 2013

Louis E. Scholl, Sr. of Williamstown, formerly of Oak Valley, Deptford, on February 24, 2013 of a broken heart. Aged 87 years. Legacy An outgoing, sweetheart of a guy, Lou made friends easily everywhere he went. The center of his life was always his beloved family, in which he forged close and meaningful relationships. He was a proud US Army Veteran of WWII, landing on the beaches at Normandy...
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Eleanor M. Weatherby

July 29, 1923 - February 23, 2013

Eleanor M. Weatherby, (neé Butler) age 89, of Woodbury, N.J. Joined our Lord, on February 23, 2013. Legacy Eleanor's commitment to her faith and life was evident in everything she touched. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. An advocate for community involvement as attested by her being awarded a PTA Lifetime Membership; 50-years as an active...
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Robert P. Linkert

February 18, 1943 - February 23, 2013

Robert P. Linkert of Westville, NJ, passed away on February 23, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 70. Legacy A patriotic man through and through, Bob was devoted to his country and "The Corp." He was a proud Marine serving from 1960 – 1968. He was a lifetime member of the Marine Corp League. In his younger years, Bob was very active in the Scouts and received his Eagle...
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LeRoy H. Costin, Sr.

March 4, 1945 - February 22, 2013

LeRoy H. Costin, Sr. of Mantua, formerly of Deptford on February 22, 2013. He was 77. Legacy A fun loving, prankster of a man, Lee was always finding new ways to playfully torture and tease the people he loved. His world revolved around his beloved family, demonstrating his love and devotion every day as a great husband, father and family man. Lee provided for his family by driving trucks for...
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Esther E. Gigante

April 11, 1924 - February 22, 2013

Esther E. Gigante (nee Frascati) of Woodbury passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 22, 2013. Aged 88 years. Legacy Esther was an amazing grandmother and mother, always putting her family before herself and teaching how to love your family by example. She spent her life taking care of everyone else, and was happiest when the entire family was gathered at the kitchen table...
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Warren Earnest Roselle III

May 27, 1930 - February 22, 2013

Warren E. Roselle, III, age 82, of Oak Valley on February 21, 2013 Legacy Warren was a fun loving, witty and generous man who always gave of himself to others. He proudly served the US Army for 32 years during WWII and later became a member of the Woodbury American Legion Post #133. Warren dedicated 10 more years as an Armed Guard for the Salem Nuclear Power Plant. In his spare time, Warren...
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Chuck Harding

November 18, 1958 - February 16, 2013

Charles F. Harding Jr., age 54, of Woodbury suddenly on February 16, 2013 Legacy Chuck embodied the spirit of adventure. Every day was filled with a new challenge, a new hobby, and a new story to tell. Whether he was standing knee high in the water waiting for that next catch, teeing off at the break of dawn for the start of another 18 holes, cruising down the highway atop the seat of a new...
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Martin J. Gass

July 14, 1919 - February 15, 2013

Martin J. Gass, age 93, of Deptford, NJ, died peacefully on February 15, 2013. Legacy Born in Nutley, NJ, Marty and his family moved frequently. He spent much of his youth in Florida and Charlotte, NC. where he graduated from Belmont Abbey high school and Junior College before finishing his undergraduate degree at St. John's University in NYC, NY. He enlisted in the United States Navy during...
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William S. Young

April 3, 1950 - February 14, 2013

William S. Young, 62, of Washington Twp., peacefully passed away on February 14, 2013. Legacy Born and raised in Philadelphia, Bill graduated from Bartram High School and then Penn State with a Bachelor's Degree in Earth and Space Science and Education and earned his Master's Degree in Education from Widener University. Bill dedicated his life to science education and taught for 35 years in the...
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Marilyn S. Donahue

February 14, 2013

REVISED: Visitation and Funeral is Monday. Our apologies for any confusion. Thank you. Marilyn S. Donahue (nee Bruce) a life long resident of National Park, on February 14, 2013. Age 68 years. Legacy A loving, caring and strong minded woman, Marilyn would always put others needs before her own. Her life was her family, especially her grandchildren who she loved deeply. In addition to being...
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Eugene Piotrowski

November 18, 1923 - February 13, 2013

Eugene Piotrowski of Glassboro, NJ on February 13, 2013. He was 89. Legacy Born in Poland, Eugene came to the United States in 1950 and earned his citizenship in 1961.He lived with his daughter Genya Phelps and son-in-law Charles Phelps in Glassboro, NJ where he made so many new and dear friends. He loved gardening and could always be seen with his pet schnauzer, Abbey, at his side. Eugene...
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Joseph W. McGinnis

January 3, 1933 - February 11, 2013

McGINNIS, Joseph W., of National Park, NJ died suddenly on February 11, 2013 at the age of 80. Legacy A happy, friendly, helpful guy, Joe was always there for those who needed him. He was devoted to his family and took great pride in his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was active in their sports and activities and was there to drive them wherever they needed to go. Joe was...
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Edna Meehan

September 30, 1928 - February 9, 2013

Edna Meehan (nee Short) of National Park on February 9, 2013. Age 84 years. Legacy A compassionate woman who possessed a strong faith in The Lord, Edna was devoted to her loving family. Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Edna moved to National Park in 1957. As a consummate homemaker, she loved cleaning, shopping and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Summer...
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James Kelly

December 24, 1930 - February 9, 2013

KELLY, James, of Wenonah, NJ passed away on February 9, 2013 at the age of 82. Legacy An easy going, gentle man, Jim was devoted to his family. Their needs and the needs of others always came before his own. In his younger years, he was very athletic and played softball and basketball. Jim loved animals, sports, the country, tinkering and enjoyed listening to traditional country music. Born...
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Marie M. Troilo

July 28, 1917 - February 8, 2013

Marie Troilo (nee Molino) of Washington Township on February 8, 2013. Aged 95 years. Legacy Marie was a loving compassionate woman. Her family was the center of her world. A devoted and caring homemaker, she excelled at supporting her family during their ups and downs, passed along her strong knowledge between right and wrong and was always there with a listening ear. Family Beloved wife of...
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Dolores W. Krementz

August 30, 1929 - February 8, 2013

Dolores W. Krementz, (neé Walker) age 83, of West Deptford on January 8, 2013 peacefully at home. Legacy Born and raised in Indiana, Dolores spent her youth on a farm and also learned to fly with the Civil Air Patrol during WW II. John and Dolores later moved to South Jersey to continue raising their growing family. Dolores enjoyed many vacations alongside John to the Holy Land, Italy,...
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Loran Leo Miller

November 6, 1918 - February 6, 2013

MILLER, Loran Leo "Larry" of West Deptford on February 6, 2013 at the age of 94. Legacy Born in Youngstown, OH, Larry was a graduate of Frankford High School and Drexel University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He worked as a Mechanical Engineer as a civilian employee for the federal government at the Frankford Arsenal in Philadelphia, PA, for thirty years. He...
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Stewart I. Hampton

March 21, 1929 - February 5, 2013

HAMPTON, Stewart I, of West Deptford, NJ, died on February 5, 2013 in Venice, Florida, at the age of 83. Legacy Born to Edgar R., Sr., and Emma (Volk) Hampton, Stew was raised in Woodbury and graduated from Woodbury High School in 1946, as well as Radio Electronics Institute of Philadelphia. Following graduation, he began work as a Typist Clerk for Public Service, from which he was later...
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Daniel T. Reader

May 29, 1971 - February 5, 2013

Daniel Thomas "Danny" Reader, 41, of Washington Twp., suddenly on February 5, 2013. Legacy A man who looked at the world from a different point of view and marched to the beat of his own drum is the legacy that Danny leaves behind. Born and raised in Washington Twp., Danny graduated from Gloucester Catholic with the Class of 1990 where he was a member of the wrestling team. He worked for the...
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Paul J. Cox, Sr.

October 6, 1932 - February 5, 2013

Paul J. Cox Sr., age 80, of Wenonah on February 5, 2013 Legacy A loveable and charming family man who loved the outdoors and fixing anything he could get his hands on. Paul proudly served the US Army during the Korean War and later was a member of the Mantua VFW Post 7679. Paul dedicated over 30 years to the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard, and enjoyed his spare time taking walk, keeping fit, and...
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Brady O'Brien Collins

February 4, 2013

Brady O'Brien Collins Heaven's gain was our loss when our angel Brady O'Brien Collins came into this world on February 4, 2013 without a breath or sound, but left his tiny footprints on our souls forever. Family He is the beloved son of Shannon (nee Stetser) and William Collins, Jr.; little brother of Aidan Collins, adored grandson of Catherine Marston (Todd) and the late Anthony O'Brien...
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Kimberly Ann Roberts

February 4, 2013

Kimberly Ann Roberts formerly of West Deptford on February 4, 2013. Age 47 years. Born in Woodbury, NJ, Kim was raised in West Deptford, prior to moving to McKinney, TX to be with her sister and husband, Kim lived in Florida for many years. Kim was a caring, adventurous and devoted woman especially to her family and friends. She went out of her way for everyone. Kim was an avid reader,...
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Domenico Tropiano

May 1, 1931 - February 2, 2013

Domenico "Tony" Tropiano, 81, of Washington Twp. passed away suddenly on February 2, 2013. Legacy Born and raised in Isca, Calabria, Italy, Tony longed for a better life with new opportunity. He along with his wife and children came to the United States in 1965 to find that life. He worked for Vare Brother's in Philadelphia for a number of years and in that time educated his two children and...
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Carol A. Garrity

January 31, 1949 - February 2, 2013

GARRITY, Carol A. (nee Gianvito) of West Deptford, NJ, passed away on February 2, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family at the age of 64. Legacy A strong, loving, thoughtful woman, Carol was devoted to her family and proud of her children and grandchildren. Carol was the glue that held the family together and assured that everyone else's needs were taken care of. She had a fun sense...
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John J. Murphy

November 9, 1916 - February 1, 2013

MURPHY, John J. , Sr., of National Park, NJ died peacefully on February 1, 2013 at the age of 96. Legacy A soft spoken, strong willed and gentle man, "Murph", as he was affectionately called, was devoted to his family. He was a humble man who loved life and knew "a little bit about a lot of things." He loved to watch the Lawrence Welk show every Saturday night with his beloved Julia and going...
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Rodrigo Abejo

August 26, 1935 - February 1, 2013

Rodrigo Abejo, 77, of Blackwood, peacefully passed away with his family by his side on February 1, 20113 Legacy Born and raised in Palo Leyte, Philippines, Rodrigo came to the United States in 1973 and earned his citizenship five years later in 1978. Rodrigo worked as a Machinist for Craftex in Philadelphia for many years until his retirement. Away from his work, Rodrigo enjoyed working in his...
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Marian G. Snyder

February 2, 1934 - January 31, 2013

Marian G. Snyder ( nee Mozdziak), 79, of West Deptford, formerly of Buffalo, NY, peacefully passed away on January 31, 2013. Legacy Born and raised in Buffalo NY, Marian graduated from D'Youville College with a degree in Nursing. Following college, Marian proudly served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant J.G. , Registered Nurse at the Naval Hospital in St. Albans, NY Following her...
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John E. Rowan

June 28, 1920 - January 29, 2013

ROWAN, John E., of West Deptford, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2013 at the age of 92. Legacy A major force in his grandchildren's lives, "Pop Pop," as he was affectionately called, supported each one of their pursuits as they were growing up from dirt bike racing, pageants, soccer and basketball games and dance recitals. He passionately followed his granddaughter, Melinda, when she...
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Umberto A. Simeone

May 3, 1928 - January 28, 2013

SIMEONE, Umberto A. "Bert", of West Deptford, NJ, died peacefully surrounded by his devoted family on January 28, 2013 at the age of 84. Legacy A quiet, patient gentle man, Bert was devoted to his family. His days were spent working hard, completing his daily cryptogram, watching CNN and tending to his amazing gardens…especially his tomato and basil plants. He also enjoyed time fishing,...
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Henry S. Rudolph

September 2, 1921 - January 28, 2013

RUDOLPH, Henry Steven, M.S.C. USN Retired, 91 of Sewell, NJ, passed away on January 28, 2013. Family Beloved husband of the late, Katharine "Kitty" (nee Lutz); devoted father of Heidi Suzanne Cacciacarne and her husband, Tom and loving grandfather of Joseph Henry, Louis Christopher and Michael Chase. He is also survived by beloved canine, Rocky. Legacy "Hank" as he was affectionately called,...
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William F. Mink

July 25, 1927 - January 26, 2013

William F. Mink, age 85, formerly of Mickleton on January 26, 2013 surrounded by family. Legacy Bill was a strong, hardworking, and loving family man, who always had a great word of advice to offer. He devoted over 62 years to his wife and High School sweetheart, Grace, until she was called to the Lord in 2010. Bill was also an avid golfer, often found at the Pitman Golf Course, and a loyal...
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Tamara Lexa

October 4, 1924 - January 25, 2013

Tamara Lexa (nee Karlovs) of Deptford on January 25, 2013. Age 88 years. Legacy Tamara was an independent and patriotic woman with a heart of gold. Born and raised in Latvia, Tamara was placed into a DP Camp for 4 years, due to the unrest in her homeland before coming to the US. While working as a waitress at a diner in Villas, NJ, Tamara caught the eye of a handsome customer, who would become...
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James W. Joseph

November 2, 1957 - January 25, 2013

James W. Joseph of Galloway Township, formerly of West Deptford on January 25, 2013. Aged 55 years. Legacy Legacy A fun loving guy, Jim's outgoing personality helped him to make friends easily. He was an avid 8 handicap golfer, having played many courses all over the U.S. and British Isles. He especially enjoyed golf trips with his buddy, Rich. A passionate history buff, Jim and his family...
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Linda A. Page

September 10, 1953 - January 25, 2013

Linda Page, age 59, went to heaven on January 25, 2013, after a brief illness. Legacy Linda lived most of her life in West Deptford with her parents Ellwood D. Page and Theresa M. Page, both previously deceased. Since the passing of her parents, Linda has lived in group homes operated by the Gloucester County ARC in both Williamstown and Mantua. Linda graduated school with the West Deptford...
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Beatrice M. Hilyard

March 25, 1924 - January 23, 2013

Beatrice M. Hilyard, (nee Graham), of West Deptford on January 23, 2013. Legacy Bea was a hardworking mother and sister, who enjoyed the comforts of home and being with family. Family Devoted mother of James and the late Gerald; Dear sister to Richard Graham (Peggy); Loving cousin to Barbara Berkle; Cherished aunt to many. Farewell Service Viewing Tuesday 9:00 – 10:15 am at McGUINNESS...
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Kathryn V. Amann

December 29, 1911 - January 22, 2013

Kathryn V. Amann, (nee Scott) age 101, of Philadelphia, on January 22, 2013. Family Devoted mother of Ellen Jarrett, nee Fogarty (the late James F. Sr.); Adoring grandmother of James F Jr. (Diane), Julia Skowron (Ralph), Joseph (Monica), Paul (Stacy), Christopher, and Vincent (Danielle); Cherished great grandmother of seven; Dear sister to Nancy Conway and the late Eileen Bamford and Claire...
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Florence Ullrich

April 7, 1922 - January 21, 2013

Florence Ullrich, (nee Mahley), 90 of Woodbury, NJ passed away peacefully Monday evening, January 21, 2013 at ManorCare Health Services in West Deptford. Legacy Born in Woodbury, where she lived with her husband of 63 years, James Ullrich (Deceased March, 2008), she was the daughter of Henry and Florence Mahley (nee Green). She was a graduate of Woodbury High School and a lifetime resident...
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Kathryn B. Harris

July 31, 1923 - January 19, 2013

HARRIS, Kathryn B. of Washington Township, formerly of Oak Valley, on January 19, 2013 at the age of 88. Legacy Born in Philadelphia, PA, Kay was a longtime resident of Oak Valley, NJ before moving to Newtown Commons in Washington Township. For many years, she was a Bank Teller for the Bank of New Jersey, along with several other banks. Kay had also been a clerical aide with the Presbyterian...
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Thomas J. Reid, Jr.

January 9, 1931 - January 17, 2013

REID, Thomas J., Jr., of Gibbstown, NJ formerly of Repaupo, NJ, died peacefully surrounded by his devoted family on January 17, 2013 at the age of 82. Legacy A 1949 graduate of Paulsboro High School, he was a generous and friendly gentleman who found it easy to talk with anyone. He was devoted to his family and a member of St. Clare the Assisi Parish of Gibbstown, NJ. Thomas enjoyed frequent...
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Dante L. Napoli

October 18, 1923 - January 17, 2013

NAPOLI, Dante L., of Franklinville, NJ, died on January 17, 2013 at the age of 89. Legacy A proud, hard working man, Dante was full of life. He spent his life devoted to his family and working the land of their family farm. He was generous, had a wonderful sense of humor and his favorite jokes were sure to get a laugh. In his spare time, Dante enjoyed traveling the world. Born in...
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Mary Pafumi

April 11, 1918 - January 16, 2013

Mary Pafumi passed away peacefully on January 16, 2013 at the Woodbury Mews, in the loving arms of her sons and family. FAREWELL SERVICE A viewing will be held on Thursday morning after 8:30 AM at the McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 34 Hunter Street. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM at Holy Angels Parish at St. Patrick's R. C. Church, 64 Cooper Street, Woodbury, NJ. Interment will be at...
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James G. Smith

April 13, 1962 - January 15, 2013

Smith, James G., of Deptford, NJ passed away on January 15, 2013 at the age of 50. Legacy A quiet guy with a dry sense of humor and a great big heart, Jim was very family oriented. He loved tropical fish aquariums, fishing and hot rod cars. He also had an extensive collection of Matchbox cars. Family Husband of Henrietta (nee Griffith); devoted father of Allison and Judy; loving grandfather...
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Wendell V. Beaney

May 1, 1930 - January 14, 2013

Wendell V. Beaney, "Beaney," 82 of Westville, suddenly passed away on January 14, 2013. Legacy Born and raised in Hazleton, PA; Beaney attended Hazleton High School. A short time later; he moved to Philadelphia and it was there in the City of Brotherly Love that Beaney found the love of his life; Mary Wehrle. Together they shared 60 years of marriage, love and companionship that solidified...
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Agnes M. Verone

October 4, 1941 - January 14, 2013

VERONE, Agnes Mae "Sis" (nee Roscoe) of Franklinville, NJ passed away peacefully at her daughter's home in National Park on January 14, 2013 at the age of 71. Legacy Sis was a loving mother who enjoyed cooking, baking, bingo as well as spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed RV traveling with her loving companion, Gene Davis and recently spent six months...
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Rosaria M. Caltabiano

June 30, 1939 - January 14, 2013

Rosaria (Sadie) Caltabiano (nee Bonaccorsi) age 73 of Clarksboro, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2013 with her family by her side. Legacy Legacy Everywhere she went her smile and laughter was contagious and her love, kindness and generosity was abundant to all. Sadie was born and raised on a farm in Swedesboro which we now know as Pureland. A hard worker, she was employed at DelMonte...
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Reba Capone

September 21, 1926 - January 13, 2013

Reba B. Capone (nee Beckley) of Woodbury on Janaury 13, 2013. Aged 86 years. Legacy A strong, kind woman, Reba's life revolved around her family. She lived in the Woodbury area all of her life, but enjoyed spending time at the family home in Stone Harbor. Reba once wrote: "Remember I have had great joy and happiness with my family whom have meant everything to me." Family She is the beloved...
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Rose McFarland

April 1, 1938 - January 12, 2013

Rose McFarland LPN, age 74, of Woodbury suddenly on January 12, 2013. Legacy Rosie lived to help and care for others, and dedicated over 55 years as a licensed nurse in every aspect of the healthcare field. Rosie knew that above all else, came family, and looked forward to the yearly family reunions across the country. She also enjoyed the comforts of home, relaxing by the TV after a long day...
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Edward P. Broomall

December 6, 1919 - January 12, 2013

Edward P. Broomall, age 93, of National Park on January 12, 2013 Legacy Ed proudly served the US Army Air Corps during WWII, and later became a member of the American Legion and dedicated 35 years as a carpenter for the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. He always kept a song in his heart and was a member of the Broomall String Band, Bonsall Blues, and Old Timers String Bands, the Pitman Hobo Band and...
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Dorothy H. Madison

March 24, 1926 - January 11, 2013

Dorothy H. Madison (nee Urban) a long time Washington Township resident passed away peacefully on January 11, 2013. She was 86. Legacy An outgoing and friendly lady, Dot enjoyed having her family around, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; to spend quality time with them. Her day wasn't complete unless there was a lottery ticket purchased. She loved spending time outdoors...
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David William Compton

May 15, 1985 - January 11, 2013

On January 11, David William Compton was suddenly and tragically taken from us. Born May 15, 1985 in Seoul, South Korea. Legacy David arrived into his forever family on Oct. 15, 1985 and became a naturalized citizen of the United States in November 1988. He served as an altar boy at St. Patrick Church, played youth soccer, baseball and roller hockey and intramural roller hockey in high school....
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Marion E. Capobianco, R.N.

March 24, 1918 - January 10, 2013

Marion E. Capobianco, RN, (nee Coppenhaver), of Thorofare on January 10, 2013. Legacy Marion obtained her R.N. diploma from St. Joseph's Hospital in Reading, PA, and her bachelor's degree from Glassboro State College, NJ now known as Rowan University. She was a pioneer among women in her day having been a wife, mother, and career woman when it was relatively rare at the time. She worked in...
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Philomena R. Bird

May 22, 1928 - January 9, 2013

Philomena R. Bird (nee Desiderio), A long time Deptford resident, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2013. She was 84. Legacy A positive, outgoing lady; Philomena made friends wherever she went. Family was important to her and she enjoyed deep and loving relationships within it. Prior to retirement, Philomena was employed as a telephone operator with AT & T and as a contract finance...
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Romayne M. Tully

May 14, 1927 - January 8, 2013

Romayne M. Tully, (nee Rafferty) age 85, of Clarksboro on January 8, 2013. Legacy Fun-loving and caring, Ronnie was devoted to her family, many friends, and her faith. She filled her days with roller skating, working out at the YMCA, karaoke, cheering on the Eagles, and volunteering her time at Brightview. She enjoyed the sounds of the Mummers music and was first to dance the Golden Slipper...
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Angelo N. Furfari, Sr.

August 20, 1950 - January 6, 2013

Angelo N. Furfari, Sr. of West Deptford on January 6, 2012. Aged 62 years. Legacy A kind, strong-willed, jokester of a guy; Angelo was a hard worker who was devoted to his family. Football was his passion; watching, playing and coaching; especially with his sons. He coached midget leagues in West Deptford for 25 years; as well as at Paul VI High School, founded the 85 Pound Bulldogs and The...
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Margarete Thompson

December 13, 1937 - January 6, 2013

Margarete Thompson, (nee Wendel) age 75, of Woodbury on January 6, 2013 Legacy A caring and loving woman, Margarete was born and raised in Underreute, Allgäü, Germany until 1958 when she met Dixon. In 1960 they were happily married and moved to the U.S., where they raised their family. Margarete enjoyed the comforts of home and devoted her time and love to caring for her family. She...
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