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Francis M. Dobrow, "Frank", of Bellmawr

Francis M. Dobrow, "Frank", on January 17, 2023, of Bellmawr. Age 72. Beloved husband of Marie Dobrow (nee Gray) for 48 years. Devoted father of Marie Matz (Paul), Daniel Dobrow, and Michael Dobrow. Loving grandfather of Jesse and Trevor. Dear brother of Richard (Joanne) and Diane (Glen). Also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Frank was a bus driver with NJ Transit for over 30 years. He loved exploring the outdoors and camping. Frank was an easy-going guy who never complained, and loved a good laugh and a big cup of coffee. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John Community Services https://www.sjogcs.org/. Funeral services under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede Read more →


Joshua Adam Speed Memorial Serivice Feb. 19

On December 27, 2022, at the young age of 37. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Beloved son of Sue Ellen Bryant (Bradley) and Bryan A. Speed (Veronica); beloved fiancée of Tina Micallef; loving brother of Jennifer Alexander, Jessica Ferini; cherished uncle of Cassidy, Rowan, Sam, Jack and Violet. Josh honored his country serving in the US Army for seven years, including two tours of duty in Afghanistan. He was presently working as a city carrier assistant with Camden Carrier Annex in Camden, NJ and previously had his own route with the Fontana Post Office in CA. Josh was an avid video gamer, liked to draw, very into anime, and recording duets with his love Tina for fun. He loved music and making his friends and family laugh. Growing up he was very involved with organized sports and enjoyed playing on the baseball team on base while in the Army. Joshua was... Read more →


Russell J. Folk, 57, of Gloucester City

On January 21, 2023. Age 57. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Gilbert L. and Pearl M. (Mills) Foulke. Russell is survived by his beloved wife, Madia Hodge-Foulke; loving children, Michael Hodge, Jaqueline Hodge, Stephanie Hodge; cherished grandchildren, Giovanni, Isabella, TJ. He was also survived by his brother, Gilbert Foulke; sisters, Sharon Foulke, Linda Foulke and many nieces and nephews. Russell honored his country by serving in the U.S. Navy. He later worked as a maintenance man with Korman Suites Apartments in Clementon, NJ. Memorial services is be announced at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Russell J. Foulke. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Suzanne W. Crowell (nee Scanlan), age 77, of Gloucester City

Suzanne W. Crowell (nee Scanlan), age 77, of Gloucester City, NJ. Suzy passed away on January 20, 2023. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, on April 7th, 1945, she was the daughter of the late M. Ward and Eileen (McSherry) Scanlan. Devoted mother of Dean Crowell (Cathy), and cherished grandchildren Ben and Colin. She is also survived by her loving sisters, Eileen Rider, and Kathleen Deighan, and numerous nieces and nephews; beloved stepchildren, Dawn Martin (Mike), Chris Michaux, Linda Sachs (Steve) and multiple step-grandchildren; “soul sister” Peggy Lee. Suzy loved Theresa Lee, Rachael Cowgill, Steven Cowgill, Justin Cowgill and Dana Allen like family. Suzy retired after 35 years as a senior compensation analyst with Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ. She worked many years for Ferry Fence Company and Ferry’s Loading Dock. Suzy was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Gloucester City. She was... Read more →


William F. Hambleton, Longtime Gloucester City Real Estate and Insurance Broker (February 20, 1927 – December 21, 2012)

WILLIAM F. HAMBLETON (January 3) February 20, 1927 – December 21, 2012. William died peacefully on Friday, December 21, 2012, in Elkton, MD, at the age of 85. In his own words, he departed this Earth, longing for very little that he had not experienced. His wife and only true love, the late Helen Louise Anderson, along with his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, were the centers of his life. A daughter, Gail Jeral, survives him, and husband Gary of Elkton, MD, son Mark Hambleton and wife Lisa of Hillsborough, NC; grandchildren Shannon Noon and husband Michael of Oaklyn; Jessica Magee of Philadelphia, PA; Shawn Jeral of New Orleans, LA, Rebecca and Jennifer Hambleton of Boone, NC., and great-grandchildren Ella and Lila Noon. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1944-47; graduated from Temple University BA in Business Administration; and was a Real Estate and Insurance Broker, Rotarian,... Read more →


Christopher Bittner, age 30 of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City

Christopher Bittner, age 30 of Mantua, formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. He was born in Stratford and graduated from Gloucester City High School. He worked for Virtua Hospital in Voorhees. In his spare time he enjoyed playing the guitar, going to concerts, and his favorite rock band was Tool. He is survived by his father, Adam Wames & his wife Melissa; siblings, Jilian Fagan, Braydon Wames, Breanna Wames, Jacob Clark, Gage Guldin; and his grandfather, Reginald Bittner. He was predeceased by his mother, Dawn Bittner, and his grandparents, Dorothy Wames and Sharon Bittner. Arrangements are private. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com Read more →


Alberta 'Bobbie' Hughes, 81, of Cherry Hill/Mt. Ephraim

Alberta (Bobbie) Hughes went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 11, at the age of 81. She was born in Camden NJ, to Albert and Sophie Hipp. She was preceded in death by her husband Mike Hughes Sr., son Michael Hughes Jr., and daughter Phyllis Davis. Bobbie is survived by daughter-in-law Candy Hughes, son-in-law Mark Davis, granddaughter Taylor Hughes, grandson Michael Hughes III, wife Zoee Hughes and two great-grandchildren; River and Emma. Bobbie was a graduate at St. Joseph Camden Catholic High School. She grew up in Camden New Jersey, married Thomas Hines and moved to Woodlynne, for a few years. She worked at numerous jobs such as for RCA, and her last was as a medical secretary for Doctor Zimmerman, in Philadelphia. She remarried at a later time to Mike Hughes Sr. and enjoyed many years with him in Fairview until his death. Bobbie joined Calvary... Read more →


Elsie P. Duffy, age 82, of Deptford/Gloucester City

Surrounded by her loving family, on January 20, 2023, at the age of 82. (nee Craig) Of Deptford. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving Wife of 60 years to the late Edward J. Duffy. Loving Mom of Patricia Grippe (William) and Kelly Gentile (Robert). Cherished MomMom of Meghan LaMalfa (Joseph), Amanda Gentile, Devon Grippe and the late Kelsie Gentile and Grammy of Nina and Italia LaMalfa. Also survived by her sister, Reba Temean; her brother, Gilbert A. Craig and many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Thursday morning, January 26th from 9 to 11 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Funeral service 11 AM in the funeral home. Interment will be private in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Elsie P. Duffy. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN–HEALEY... Read more →


Danielle 'DeeDee' Marie Laphan, 50, of Gloucester City

On January 13, 2023. Age 50. Of Gloucester City. Cherished daughter of Walter G. Laphan and the late Linda M. Laphan (nee Brown). Beloved sister of Grace Laphan and the late Linda Laphan. Loving fiancée of George Muth. Cherished aunt of Gionna Naticchione and Joseph Reed and great-aunt of Ryder. At her family’s request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Danielle Marie Laphan. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142, Read more →


Doris P. Franchi, age 90, of Brooklawn

Brooklawn - On January 18, 2023. Age 90 (nee Forrester). Loving wife of 45 years to the late Guiseppi Franchi. Loving mother of Joseph Franchi (Dusty), Allen Franchi (Paula), Susan Franchi, Ginny Brown (Mike), Jeff Franchi (Nadine), Karen Mazza (Sam) and Darlene Franchi. Predeceased by her sons, Michael Franchi and Justin Franchi (surviving Kathy) and her parents, Aloysius and Virginia Forrester. Loving grandmother of Christine Orlando, Joseph Franchi, Jr., Michael Franchi, Matthew Franchi, AJ Franchi, Anthony Franchi, Michele Durkee, Lisa Brown, Nicole Preto, Steven Franchi, Amy Franchi, Adam Franchi, Zachary Franchi and Samantha Mazza. Cherished great-grandmother of Alexia, Gabriel, Bianca, Charlie, Asher, Gianna, Henry, Penelope, Devyn, Aaron, Juliana, Thomas, Christopher, Justin and Jacob. Beloved sister of Jane Cotton (Sher) and predeceased by her sister, Catherine Perkosky and her brother, Allen Forrester. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, January 24th, from 9:30 to 11:15 AM at... Read more →


Nancy Bernier, 83 of Barrington and Audubon

(nee McCormack) On January 17, 2023, of Barrington, NJ, and formerly of Audubon, NJ. Age 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward A. Bernier. Dear mother of Stephanie A. (Douglas) Turner. Loving grandmother of Rachel Turner and Carly Turner. Nieces and nephews also survive her. Nancy graduated from St. Rose of Lima grammar school and Camden Catholic High School in Camden, NJ. She was 42-year employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad, now known as Conrail, where she held numerous positions. Nancy and Ed enjoyed many years spent at Lake George, NY. She also enjoyed cross stitching, cryptograms, mysteries and loved fishing and animals. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday, January 23, 9:30 to 10:30 at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 250 S. White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ 08106. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM from St. Rose of Lima Church, 4th Ave. &... Read more →


Janet E. Bowe, 83, of West Deptford/Bellmawr

Live for today, not for tomorrow. Once you chose hope, anything is possible. Janet E. Bowe (nee Hendry) was a unique, wild spirit. She possessed a kind but fiercely independent heart that radiated from her smile. She was the ultimate survivor, a courageous woman, and truly lived the words she advised to others, “hang tough”. Janet was relentless and found the courage to keep going even when her body became weak. Nothing could stop her from shopping or going for errands with her children. She loved to see the beach or sit and look at the water. She listened to her special music and loved to stay in contact with her friends and classmates. She fought hard thru the loneliness of losing her “sweetie pie, Bowie” and numerous medical issues. On Thursday, January 12, 2023, after 83 years, Janet was called to be with her beloved once again. Some of... Read more →


Ronald Michael Hart, 62, of Gloucester City; Fuel Oil Delivery Driver, Scout Troop Leader, U.S.Navy Vet

On January 15, 2023. Age 62. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Camden CITY, NJ, he was the son of the late Ronald M. and Darlene (Roth) Hart. Ronald is survived by his beloved wife, Lorraine (Davison) Hart; loving children, Johnathan Hart, and Diana Horn (Brian); cherished grandchildren, Thomas, Braylen and Amelia. He was also survived by his sisters, Barbara Hart, Sandra Bunting (Rick), and Linda Scalise (Al). Ronald honored his country by serving in the U.S. Navy. He later drove delivery trucks for Eagle Oil Co, and Anyzek-Blaylock Fuel Oil both in Gloucester City, NJ, and Royal Oil in Deptford, NJ. He was a former Boy Scouts Troop leader in Collingswood, NJ. Ronald was a member of the Church of the Ascension, Gloucester City. He loved riding his motorcycle and was a huge fan of the Grateful Dead. Honoring his wishes, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may... Read more →


David C. Moore,67, aka The Guru, of Audubon

David C. Moore of Audubon, NJ, a natural leader of social workers, avid birdwatcher and beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Voorhees, NJ, due to complications from lung cancer. He was 67. Dave, nicknamed "the Guru" by his colleagues, worked many years at both the Children's Home and Family Services of Burlington County. He had a natural gift for relating to children who most other institutions believed to be beyond help. He was also a respected mentor to generations of other social workers, all of whom have stories of Dave's strong, sometimes unorthodox leadership. He was an uplifting presence in the lives of thousands across South Jersey and treated everyone with kindness and gentle strength and without judgment. Dave loved birdwatching and drew everyone around him into it. He traveled all over the world in search of rare birds in Africa, South America,... Read more →


High School Coach Karl Frantz, 84; Brooklawn Legion Baseball Player, Drafted by Milwaukee Braves

Karl Frantz, 84, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Karl, known by all as “Coach”, was born in Scranton, PA, and raised in Audubon Park, NJ. Coach graduated from Audubon High School in 1956, where he excelled in football, baseball, and basketball. He earned four varsity letters in football and baseball and three varsity letters in basketball. He was an All-South Jersey and All-State performer while leading the Green Wave to a conference title in 1955. He also earned All-State honors in baseball in 1955 and 1956. In addition, he won a State Championship in 1954 with Brooklawn Post #72, under legendary baseball coach, Joe Barth, Sr. After high school, Coach went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware where he had outstanding football and baseball careers, earning six varsity letters. After graduation, Coach was signed by the Milwaukee Braves organization... Read more →


Mary Ann Ayres, of Westville

Mary Ann Ayres, 84, of Westville, NJ passed away on January 3rd 2023, peacefully and surrounded by her family. Mary married the love of her life Frank and moved to Westville NJ to raise their family for nearly 60 years. CNBNews graphic files Mary was predeceased by her husband Frank, and sons James and Frank. She is survived by Daughters Nanci and Sharon and son William. Mary was a loving grandmother to 6 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. Mary always remembers fondly of her time working at Campbell Soup as a young wife and mother. She loved to travel and her visits to Ireland and Germany where at the top of her list. A private celebration of life will be held in her honor, and she will rest in Peace with her late husband and boys. She will be always on our mind and forever in our hearts Services will... Read more →


John Joseph Graham Sr., of Sewell/Bellmawr

John J. Graham, Sr. (Jack) on January 7, 2023, of Sewell, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 84. Beloved husband of the late Eileen K. Graham for 61 years. Devoted father of John Graham Jr. (Katherine), Joyce Hall (the late David), Suzanne Walsh (John III) and Late Michael Graham (Donna). Loving Grandfather "Grampy" of Jillian, Sarah (Frankie), Jamie (Dan), Samantha (Anthony), Stephanie, Michael Jr., KC, John IV, Matthew and the late Baby Billy Hall. Great Grampy of Jacob, Finnley, Everly, Gianna, Mckenzie and Ariana. Dear brother of the late William, Edward, and Joseph. Jack is also survived by his sister-in-law Joyce Schaffer (the late Harry) and many nieces and nephews. Jack had many hobbies including bowling, hunting, fishing, and carpentry. He was a hard worker and very dedicated to his electrical engineering profession. Raising his children, many weekends were spent in the Poconos full of skiing and winter sports at "The Graham... Read more →


James T. Dunn Sr., of Bellmawr; Member of Local 19, Army Veteran, Rams Alum Class of 1958

Bellmawr – Surrounded by his loving family, on January 8, 2023. Age 88. Born in Gloucester City, NJ to the late Henry James Dunn, Sr. and the late Ann C. Dunn (nee Laux). Predeceased by the love of his life, his beautiful wife of 34 years, Margaret F. Dunn (nee Morrison). Loving father of Jim Dunn, Jr. (Becky), Karen L. Dunn (Ron), Linda D. Dunn and Maureen P. Ryan (Eric). Cherished grandfather of Jessica Dunn, Jimmy Dunn, Michael Dunn (Niki), Jasmine Nicholson, Kristina Brady (James), Emily Ryan and Christopher Ryan. Adoring great-grandfather of Zach Dunn, Eva Brady and Nora Brady. Beloved brother of Robert E. Dunn, Sr. and the late Henry Dunn, Jr. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, as well as Cathy Foltz, who was like a daughter to him. Jim was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1953. He proudly served our country... Read more →


Kathleen M. Hyde, 53, of West Deptford

On January 1, 2023. Age 53. Of West Deptford. Survived by her children, Joanne Garciagaona (Valentin), Michael Hyde, Brittany Hyde and Thomas Raymond (Stanley); grandchildren, Brianna, Charlie, Nicole, Charlotte, Sheena, Charles and one on the way; her mother, Bernadette Bylone (nee Van Houten); siblings Regina Blemings (Gary), Charles Bylone (Patti), Cheryl McCormick (Padriac), Steven Bylone (Kelly), Lori Athey and Jennifer Socha (Chad); as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Charles C. Bylone. At the request of her family, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Kathleen M. Hyde. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Christine J. Oerlemans, age 82, Westville,

Christine J. Oerlemans (also know as Joan) lived in Westville, New Jersey. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 29, 2022. She was 82 years old. Legacy Christine was born in Philadelphia, PA. She was a secretary in Philadelphia. Christine was an instructor and owner of a gymnastic studio for young children. Christine and her husband were in real estate together and also ran and owned a tourist home in Westville, NJ. Christine and her husband, Don, loved to square dance. Christine loved shopping , crafting and helping others. Christine is the beloved wife of the late Donald Oerlemans. Her deceased parents were Katherine and Albert Mueller of Florida. Her other siblings have also passed away - Laura Grindrod, John W. Keuler, Sr., and Frederick Keuler. She is survived by a brother, Richard A. Keuler and his wife Marie of West Deptford, as sister-in-law, Maureen Keuler of Woodbury Heights, a... Read more →


Edna "Gongs" Harris of Oaklyn

Edna "Gongs" Harris of Oaklyn, NJ, passed peacefully on December 7th, 2022 at the age of 93 (many moons). She was born November 11, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pa, just a few short weeks after the Great Crash of Wall Street, but her neighborhood didn't notice. She grew up poor in Kensington and always worked very hard for her money.....and she knew how to stretch a dollar. Edna skipped two grades in school because she had already mastered the material. She graduated at the age of 16 and went right to work. She accompanied her friend on a job interview, and ended up getting a job too. And she always found a job whenever she needed one. She was a pioneer for women's issues before it was the norm. She wore pants under her school uniform during the winter before anyone else dared to do so. She was the first in... Read more →


Dr. Leroy Dunn, 81, of Washington Twp./Gloucester City; Past Employee of GHS/Camden County HS, Rams Alum 1960

On January 5, 2023 of Washington Twp. Age 81. Beloved husband Margaret “Katherine” (nee Mulhern). Devoted father of Katie Dunn, Laura Dunn-Blachewicz (James), Robert Dunn (Angie), and Tracy Dunn-Ribeiro. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Logan, Jackson, Natalie, Kora, and Amelia. Dear brother of the late Donald Dunn and the late Gerald Dunn. Leroy Dunn graduated from Gloucester Catholic High School in 1960, where he was a member of the student council, honor society, and outstanding class athlete. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from La Salle University in 1964 and his Master of Arts degree from Villanova University in 1967. He received his Doctor of Education degree at Western Colorado University in 1977. The Gloucester City Board of Education employed Lee for over 30 years. He then became Director of Guidance at Camden County High School for nine years before retiring. Lee was a member of the Knights of Columbus... Read more →


James J. Doyle, of Cherry Hill, Legendary HS Football Coach, Educator and Korean War Veteran

James J. Doyle Sr., Of Cherry Hill, NJ, legendary New Jersey high school football coach, educator, and veteran of the Korean War, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on January 5th, 2023. He was 93 years old. Jim was an adoring husband of 49 years to Mary G. Doyle (nee Gontz) of Philadelphia, PA, a loving father of Mary G. Tandourjian and husband Aaron Tandourjian of Mt. Laurel, NJ; Kathleen M. Belz and husband Jim Belz of Marlton, NJ; Peggi Hoffman and husband Garry Hoffman of Medford, NJ; Jim J. Doyle Jr. and wife Margie Doyle of Cherry Hill, NJ; Colleen Flood and husband Colonel (Ret.) Brian Flood of Tampa, FL; and Tricia DeLaMater and husband Colonel (Ret.) Douglas DeLaMater of Little Rock, AR. Jim was a devoted grandfather of Mary Margaret and Gregory Tandourjian; Megan, Jim Jr., and Ryan Belz; Erich and Krista Hoffmann; Jake Doyle;... Read more →


Donna Danella Thomson, formerly of Gloucester City, GCHS Alum, Practical Nurse, SS Peter/Paul Parishioner

Donna Danella Thomson, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. She was 79. Donna was raised in Gloucester City, NJ, and was a proud graduate of St. Mary’s Grammar School and Gloucester Catholic High School (Class of 1962). Following high school, she attended Mount Saint Mary's College in Newburgh, NY. She was a devout Catholic and loved her faith. While at Mount Saint Mary's, Donna studied as a novitiate as Sister Mary John Vincent. Before her final vows to become a nun, God called her to other ministries. Several years later, Donna married her late husband, John “Duff" Thomson who passed away in 1981. Throughout the years, even though she endured the struggles of being a single parent, Donna perpetually made sacrifices and never wavered from her ministry to be of service to others. She took night classes, while working a full-time job,... Read more →


Dr. Francis X. Murray, Jr., Long-Time Bellmawr Doctor

Dr. Francis X. Murray, Jr., on January 4, 2023, of Somerdale. Age 74. Beloved husband of 51 years to Denise Murray (nee Smith). Devoted father of Kristin McGettigan (Brian), Jaime Eberts (Jason), and Dr. Jeffrey Murray (Colleen). Loving Pop Pop of Ryan, Sean, Casey, Kylie, Andrew, Mackenzie, and Colin. Dear brother of Marguerite "Peg" Rybicki (Arthur), John J. Murray, Kenneth S. Murray (Jane), and Donna M. Wiesenecker (Stephen). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dr. Murray retired from his family medicine practice in Bellmawr after serving his patients for 37 years. There will be a viewing from 7pm to 9pm Monday, January 9, 2023 and from 9am to 10am Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 11am Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, St. Luke's RC Church, 55 Warwick Road, Stratford, NJ 08084. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing, NJ. Read more →


John Anthony Boberick, age 86, of Gloucester City

On December 30, 2022. Age 86. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ he was the son of the late John and Olga (Nazaruk) Zawora; Survived by his wife, Constance; father of Judi (McAteer), John, Nancy (Storey), Thomas, Kenneth, Gerard; brother of Loretta Borowski, Cecilia Piccini; grandfather of 15. John proudly served his county in the U.S. Navy and worked as an airplane mechanic and inspector with US Air in Philadelphia, PA. He enjoyed games of chance, drawing, writing and membership in the American Legion and VFW. A Memorial Service in celebration of John, will be held on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 at 11:30 am at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, where family and friends may visit from 10 am to 11:30 am. Interment will follow at 1:30 pm in BG. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ. Condolences and Memories... Read more →


Nicholas Yushchak of Runnemede

On December 31, 2022, Age 83. Of Runnemede. Loving husband of 59 years to Lucy Yushchak. Loving father of Mark (Dawn Gogolin) Yushchak and Jeffrey (Colleen McVey) Yushchak. Cherished grandfather of Cassandra, Jacqueline, Nicholas, Xander, Natasha and Camden. Beloved brother of David Yushchak (Rhonda). Nicholas was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Anthony and Anne Yushchak. He was a graduate of Paulsboro High School class of 1957. Nick had a long, successful career as a financial administrator with RCA and Alta Mortgage Company before his retirement. Above all else, he was a family man who loved watching his children and grandchildren perform and compete in their various interests and athletics. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday morning, January 5, 2023 from 9:30 to 10:45 AM at St. Rose of Lima Church, 300 Kings Highway, Haddon Heights. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM in the church.... Read more →


JUDITH Lee Heitman, 81, of Sicklerville

On December 30, 2022. Age 81. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Collings Lakes. Predeceased by her son, Billy Seidle and her parents, Harry Walter Heitman and Alice Marie (nee McDermott) Heitman. Survived by her loving children, Antoinette Seidle-Sapello, Darren Seidle, Brian Seidle and Michael Seidle; her sister, Gladys Ott (nee Heitman), as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Judith loved to read, chat with everyone and wear her silly hats. At the request of her family, services will be private. Please consider a donation in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association online at https://www.alz.org/get-involved-now/donate Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Judith Lee Heitman. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Joshua Adam Speed, age 37, of Gloucester City; U.S. Army Veteran

On December 27, 2022, at the young age of 37. Of Gloucester City, NJ. Beloved son of Sue Ellen Bryant (Bradley) and Bryan A. Speed (Veronica); beloved fiancée of Tina Micallef; loving brother of Jennifer Alexander, Jessica Ferini; cherished uncle of Cassidy, Rowan, Sam, Jack and Violet. Josh honored his country serving in the US Army for seven years, including two tours of duty in Afghanistan. He was presently working as a city carrier assistant with Camden Carrier Annex in Camden, NJ and previously had his own route with the Fontana Post Office in CA. Josh was an avid video gamer, liked to draw, very into anime, and recording duets with his love Tina for fun. He loved music and making his friends and family laugh. Growing up he was very involved with organized sports and enjoyed playing on the baseball team on base while in the Army. Joshua was... Read more →


William Joseph Coffied “Billy” age 34, of Voorhees

On December 20, 2022. Age 34. Of Voorhees. Beloved son of Nancy Coffield-Testa and Paul Testa; loving brother of Victoria Testa; cherished grandson of Nancy Pliszczak; nephew of Jim and Terri Fishburn, Nick Testa, Robert and Teresa Ludwig, Robert and Dawn Hausman; cousin of Justin and Adrianna Fishburn, and Alexis Hausman. Billy is also survived by the loving and caring staff of Voorhees Pediatric Facility. A Memorial Service in celebration of Billy, will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City, where family and friends may visit from 12 pm to 1 pm. Interment will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Venmo @Tori-Testa-16. Please write in memo: William J. Coffield #Playforthekids Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of William J. Coffield. Funeral Arrangements and Inquires... Read more →


Donald L. Fager Jr., of Gloucester City; GHS Class of 84 Alum

On December 28, 2022. Age 57. Of Gloucester City. He is survived by his loving wife, Sheri Simmons; his children, Donald L. Fager, III (Megan), Stacy West (Jonathon), Nicholas West, and Stephen Schickle; grandchildren, Donald IV, Declan, Jair, Josephine, Jamari, and Jaylen; Siblings, Charles Fager, Sr. (Elizabeth, Ruth Elbradey and Michael Fager; nephew, Chuck Jr. and niece, Sarah Elbradey. He was predeceased by his parents, Donald L. Fager, Sr. and Ruth (nee Carr). Don was a graduate of Gloucester City High School class of 1984. He was a truck driver for many years, recently working for Coca Cola in Moorestown, NJ. Don was an avid reader and loved history dating back to World War I. He was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and loved watching Irish and Italian Mafia movies. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 from 10 to 11:30 AM... Read more →


John R. "Bud" Lassiter, Jr., Employed by US Postal Service and Pep Boys, U.S. Navy Veteran

On November 30, 2022 of Orlando, Fla. (formerly of Runnemede, NJ) Age 65. Loving Son of the late Mary Lou Wigginton and the late Donald A. Wigginton, Sr. and the late John R. Lassiter, Sr.; Devoted Father of John R. Lassiter III, Stephanie Lassiter and Eric C. Lassiter (Courtney). Loving Grandfather of Sophia, Cameron, Ivie and the late Derek. Beloved Brother of Deborah Sulpzio (Barry), Donald A. Wigginton Jr. (Trisha), Dena J. Disimone (Larry), Joseph G. Wigginton (Eileen), Robert J. Wigginton (Michele), James W. Wigginton (Lois) and Charles W. Wigginton (Valerie); Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Bud served our county in the United States Navy, worked for the United Postal Service and the Pep Boys Company and dedicated his life to his Children, Grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 10:15 am at Our... Read more →


JOSEPH CARBONARA AGE 73 , US Navy Vietnam War Veteran

Of Voorhees. On December 25, 2022. Age 73. Beloved brother of Dennis and Karen Carbonaro. Joseph was born in Philadelphia, PA and proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Joseph’s U.S. Navy Military Honors on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 1:00 pm in the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery (Shelter): 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph A. Carbonaro. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCann-Healey Funeral Home: Gloucester City. Ph: 856 – 456 - 1142 Read more →


WILLIAM G. GOETASKI, 78, of Cape May Court House

WILLIAM G. GOETASKI, 78, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022. Born in Swedesboro, NJ to the late William John and Margaret McCann Goetaski, he moved to Cape May Court House twenty-five years ago from Aruba. He worked at Coastal Oil in Westville, NJ. He was a member of St. John Neumann Parish and was a fourth-degree knight with the Knights of Columbus. He was a Boy Scout Leader. An avid handyman, Bill enjoyed fishing, gardening, boating, and doing yardwork. Cnbnews graphic files Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years Janis; his daughters Carolyn (Frank) Casella and Janis Goetaski; his grandchildren David (Kaitlynn) Edwards and Chad Casella; and his great grandchildren Liam Edwards, Avery Edwards, and Audrey Edwards. Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Neumann Parish, St. Raymond Church, Bayshore Road and... Read more →


Patricia Ann McCaig, 70, of Allentown NJ, Old Bridge, Gcity

Patricia Ann McCaig, lovingly known as “Patti”, 70 of Allentown NJ, passed away Wednesday December 21, 2022. Born in Mount Ephraim NJ, she and her husband Jim raised their family and resided in Old Bridge NJ for 30 years before moving to Allentown NJ in 2015. Patti worked in retail for several years, later becoming a District Supervisor of Recruitment for Conduit, and happily retired in 2020. Patti lived life to the fullest while enjoying family and friends, opening her heart and home to share her love and laughter with all. Daughter of the late Mario and Ruth Forcini and sister of the late John Forcini, she is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, James McCaig; her daughters, Nicole McCaig and Tara Bennett; her grandson Carter Bennett; her brother, Robert Forcini; her sister-in-law, Susan Forcini, and her nephews, Brett, Chris, and Kyle Forcini. Arrangements were under the direction... Read more →


John "Jack" Gauld, Jr., of Oaklyn, Army Vet, PSEG Employee

On December 26, 2022, longtime resident of Oaklyn, NJ. Age 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou Gauld (nee Anderson). Loving father of Jack M. Gauld. Loyal brother of Donald J. Gauld (Mike), the late Robert F. Gauld and the late Marion M. (Barth), the late Edward and Patricia McGrody. Survived by his brother-in-law Robert Anderson and sister-in-law Eileen Gauld. He will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews – RJ and Christopher Gauld, Edward, John, Diane (Generao) and Denise (Wackes) McGrody, Dawn (Hall), Robert and Scott Anderson, and the Barth family. Adoring great uncle to his many great-nieces and nephews. Jack was a United States Army veteran. Following his father's career path, he was a dedicated employee with PSE&G for 36 years, retiring as chief lineman. Jack was also a longtime, faithful member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Oaklyn, NJ. Jack’s biggest role in... Read more →


Pamela Weber (nee Lambert) of Westville, age 70

WEBER, Pamela (nee Lambert) passed away peacefully on December 7, 2022 at AtlantiCare CNBNEWS GRAPHIC FILE Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City at age 70, after a prolonged illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pam grew up in Westville, N.J. and graduated from Gateway Regional High School in Woodbury Heights. She met and married the love of her life, her beloved husband Don. Pam was a full-time Mom and wife until Don became too ill and was forced to retire. Pam stepped up and utilized the opportunity for online income and developed a successful eBay business to support her family. This also allowed her to simultaneously provide full-time care for Don. Upon Don's death, Pam was joined by her daughter Leslie Rose in supporting the business and as her best friend and roommate until her time of death. She is survived by her son Walter and his wife Kim, and her daughter... Read more →


Trish Powell(née Cullen) 78, of Haddon Heights ; GCHS Alum, Bells of St. Marys Member

Mary Patricia “Trish” Powell (nee Cullen), 78, of Haddon Heights, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 25, 2022. Trish is predeceased by her beloved husband of 45 years, Robert Powell, her “Paley”. Loving mother to Becky (Mike) Ford, Andrew (Lauren) Powell and her predeceased baby son, Kevin Cullen Powell. Devoted sister to Jody Cullen and her predeceased sister, Margie (David) Haggerty. Loving sister-in-law to Carol (Peaches) Larro. The most cherished Mimi and grandmom to Julia, Lyla, Michael, Emily and Kate. Adored Aunt Trish to Caryn, Michael, Megan, Christy, David, Amy and Mark. Trish was a 1963 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was a proud member of the Belles of St. Mary’s in Gloucester City. Trish graduated from Rowan College. She worked at Subaru of America and retired from ExxonMobil in 2010 with many lifelong friendships. With her strong faith and love for helping others,... Read more →


Margaret C. “Marge” Kelley, 88, of Barrington, formerly of National Park, and Gloucester City

Margaret C. “Marge” Kelley (nee Fitzgerald), of Barrington, NJ, formerly of National Park, NJ and Gloucester City, NJ, passed away peacefully December 13, 2022, at the age of 88 years. She was predeceased by her dear husband, George J. Kelley; her loving parents, Thomas and Mary Fitzgerald; stepsons, George Kelley and Paul Kelley; and son-in-law Clifford R. Griffiths. Loving stepmother of Susan Griffiths, of Glendora, NJ, David Kelley (Lynn), of Port Lucie, FL, Ronald Kelley (Lisa), of Long Beach, MS, and Daniel Kelley of Biloxi, MS. Proud step-grandmother of David Kelley, Jr., Maryanne Holland, Charity Nettles, Melodie Cherry, Rachael DeLeo, Jason Kelley, Jessica Taylor, and Michael Kelley; great grandmother of Kyle Kelley, Taj DeLeo, Alex DeLeo, Katelynn DeLeo, Lamiyah Sanhtytham, Taliyah Sanhtytham, Kadryn Nettles, Thomas Holland, Oliver Kelley, Etta Kelley, and Caroline Taylor; great-great-grandmother of Waylon. Margaret was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1934. She later was a resident of... Read more →


George C. Rennles, Jr., of Gloucester City; Longtime Resident of Bellmawr, Borough Employee and Volunteer Fireman

Gloucester City – Formerly of Bellmawr. On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2022, passed peacefully at home CNBNews graphic file surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of 23 years to Maryann (nee Flagg) Rennles. Beloved son of the late George C. Rennles, Sr. and Bertha (nee Canavan) Rennles. Cherished father of Melinda (Joel) Williams, Donald (Barbara) Johnson, Jeffrey (Sarah) Johnson and Zachary (Camille) Bardos. Loving grandfather of Chase, Callie, Sadie, Dylan, Brody and Alec. Dear sister of Joyce (Harry) Wilson, Sharon (Dave) Richards. Predeceased by his extended family: Winnie and Joe Cipriani, Frank and Gerry Flagg, Bob Olsen and Sue Flagg. Surviving extended family: Joan and Jim Kerrigan, John Flagg and Theresa Olsen. Dear Friends Joe Ciano and Tony Valente. Also, survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. George was born in Camden, NJ. He was hired in September 1975 as an operator for the Bellmawr Sewer Authority and... Read more →


Catherine M. (nee Frank) George, 78, of Haddon Hts.,

Catherine M. (nee Frank), on December 5, 2022, age 78, of Haddon Heights, formerly of Bellmawr and Philadelphia. Beloved mother of Catherine Kaiser (Michael), Robert George (Leeann) and Timothy George (Kelly). Loving grandmother of Kellan Kaiser, Olivia, Madeline, Jacob, Grace, Quinn and Teagan George. Dear sister of Theresa Frank. Catherine Marie George (Frank) was born on January 4, 1944 to Marie and Edward Frank on Bailey Street in South Philadelphia. Catherine attended the convent from the ages of 14 to 21 where she devoted her time to becoming a religious woman of the Sisters of Christian Charity. After graduating from Immaculata High School in 1961 and earning her associate arts degree at Assumption College, she went on to study at St. Joseph’s University on a Fulbright Scholarship. She married and raised three children in Bellmawr and Collingswood. Professionally she has worked for several social service organizations including Cooper Hospital, Perinatal... Read more →


Elizabeth T. Mahoney, 96, of Bellmawr

Elizabeth T. Mahoney (nee Besso), "Betty", on December 18, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 96. CNBNews graphic file Beloved wife of the late William "Bill" Mahoney. Devoted mother of Kathleen Donlin (the late Brendon), Michele Silvak (Michael), William Mahoney (Suzanne) and the late Elaine Mahoney-Kennedy. Mother-in-law of Harold Kennedy. Loving grandmom of Krista, Michael, Caitlin, Sadie, Matthew, Leah, Daniel, and the late Jonathan and great grandmom of Sophia. Sister Bette to Kenneth Besso (Joan). She was predeceased by her sisters Kass, Pearl, and Sis, and brothers Bud, Bubsy and Ed. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Betty was a member of the Bellmawr Fire Company #1 Ladies Auxiliary and was very active with both Annunciation BVM Church and the Annunciation School. She was involved with and supportive of her children's and grandchildren's schooling and extracurricular activities. Betty enjoyed many, many hours at the casinos. Her bus rides with friends to... Read more →


Virginia B. “Ginny” Neilio, 86, of Brooklawn/Millville

Virginia B. “Ginny” Neilio of Brooklawn NJ formerly of Millville, passed away on December 15, 2022 at the age of 86. Ginny was born a leap year baby to George and Belma Greening (nee Chew) on February 29, 1936 in Millville NJ. She resided in Brooklawn for the past 61 years. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas F. Neilio and her brother George Greening. Ginny met the love of her life, Tommy, at RCA in Camden. She enjoyed watching the Phillies, Eagles, and the Flyers. Besides being a great mom, she also enjoyed dancing, traveling, water skiing, bowling, and later in her life going to the Casinos and the movies. She was very proud to be a Leap Year Baby. Ginny is survived by her son Steven Neilio and daughter Theresa (Mark) Mager. She also leaves behind multiple Nephews and Nieces to mourn her passing. Funeral services were under... Read more →


Robbie D. Pollitt, of Palermo/Gloucester City; Owner of Hallmark Distributor/Property Management

Robert Doyle Pollitt, age 61, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Born in Gloucester, NJ, he has been a resident of Palermo, in Upper Township for the past 29 years. He was the owner of Hallmark Distributors and Hallmark Property Management and was a well-known and respected member of the South Jersey arts and antiques community. He enjoyed skiing, kayaking, and trail biking. He loved his three dogs, Finn, Ellie, and Oona, and two cats, Gabbie and Freddie, plus the many Koi in the two ponds he so meticulously maintained. Survivors include his partner of 29 years, Craig Hamilton, his sister Regina (Pollitt) Milcarek and husband, Michael, his brother Michael Pollitt and wife Karlie, as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Rob is predeceased in death by his mother, Marrie (Bobo) Pollitt, father George Pollitt and his three sisters, Linda, Dona, and Lori. Funeral... Read more →


Albert Lawrence Hamilton, Jr. age 71

Albert peacefully passed away on December 19, 2022, at the age 71. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was the son of the late, Albert L. and Vivian J. (Spardly) Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, Judy K. (Beuninger) Hamilton; children, Albert L. Hamilton, III, Jesse A. Hamilton, Michelle K. Hamilton, Edward V. Hamilton, Theresa M. Hamilton; 12 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert Abromowitz, Albert Hamilton (Annamarie), Michael Hamilton (Dawn), Richard Hamilton; sisters, Maryann Hamilton- Ledger (Joe), Mildred Spradly-Dillion (Henry), Theresa A. Hamilton, Beverly J. Lenkowski. Al is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert loved life, family and friends. He enjoyed singing, swimming and riding his bike. He lived life as he wanted. Honoring his wishes, there will be no viewing. Services will be held at a later date. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Albert L. Hamilton, Jr. Funeral... Read more →


Pamela Weber (nee Lambert), 70, of Westville

WEBER, Pamela (nee Lambert) passed peacefully on December 7, 2022 at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City at age 70, after a prolonged illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pam grew up in Westville, N.J. and graduated from Gateway Regional High School in Woodbury Heights. She met and married the love of her life, her beloved husband Don. Pam was a full-time Mom and wife until Don became too ill and was forced to retire. Pam stepped up, utilized the opportunity for online income, and developed a successful eBay business to support her family. This also allowed her to provide full-time care for Don simultaneously. Upon Don's death, Pam was joined by her daughter Leslie Rose in supporting the business and as her best friend and roommate until her time of death. She is survived by her son Walter and his wife Kim, and her daughter Leslie Rose; her brothers Arthur,... Read more →


James D. McCausland, age 80 of Collingswood,

James D. McCausland, age 80 of Collingswood, passed away at his home on Friday, December 9, 2022. Jim was born in Philadelphia and had been a longtime Collingswood resident. Jim was a good neighbor. He enjoyed flea markets, good diner food, and time away with his wife and family camping. Jim made his career as a heavy equipment operator and spent his years working for the Borough of Collingswood. He was an avid archer and a longtime member of the Obissquasoit Bowmen in Alloway, NJ. Mr. McCausland is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Ruth (nee Docherty), and his children; Ryan, Nancy Roscioli Mataleska, Sean, and David McCausland. He is the proud grandfather of 8 and the brother of; Francis, Albert “Mickey”, Rose Ferguson, and Carol “Anne”. He was predeceased by his siblings, the late, William, the late Raymond, and the late Ronald. He is also survived and... Read more →


Kenneth "Kenny" Boone, 63, Camden/Glassboro

Cherry Hill- Formerly of Camden and Glassboro. Passed away on December 19, 2022, age 63. Kenny will be dearly missed by the staff and his resident friends at Silver Health Care Center in Cherry Hill. Kenny’s graveside service will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 27th at 10 am in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 9th and Fairview Rd., Glassboro, NJ. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Jonathan E. Pitre, age 30 of Jersey City, and Bellmawr

Jonathan E. Pitre, age 30 of Jersey City, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on December 5, 2022. He is the beloved son of Edwin Pitre and Norma Morales; dear brother of Belinda Pitre, Yaritza Pitre and Davanee Bryant; loving uncle of Jose Nieves. Services were held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 642 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102. Entombment will at Calvary Mausoleum in Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at the above address or to the American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839. Arrangements under the direction of Falco/Caruso & Leonard Funeral Homes. Info, condolences and guestbook at www.carusocare.com Read more →


Donald N. Burt age 66, of Alloway, formerly of Gloucester City

Donald N. Burt, age 66 of Alloway, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 17, 2022. Don was born in Camden and had spent many of his years as a Gloucester neighbor before traveling down the old dirt road, to country living, in Alloway. Don made his career as a well-driller and had been a longtime member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 825 in Cherry Hill. Don was a rugged outdoorsman. He filled his days hunting, fishing, traversing the trails on his ATV, and camping. At home, he loved diving into our nation’s war history. Don is the son of the late Donald M. & his wife Emma S. (nee Bell) and is the brother of; Diane & her husband Jim Ehrmann, Pat & her husband Stephen Mason, Michael & his wife Pat Burt and was predeceased by his sister, Kathleen Gosin. Don is also survived... Read more →