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Mona Waters, of Bellmawr age 85

Mona "Mo" M. Waters (nee Martinsen), on September 15, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Waters, Sr. Devoted mother of Thomas J. Waters, Jr. (Anita) and Martin W. Waters (Laura). Loving "Mo" of Erica (David). Great grandma of Shayla. Dear sister of the late William and James Martinsen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mo retired from Bellmawr Courts as a Court Clerk after 12 years. Mo was a member of the Bellmawr Democrat's Club and the Mullica Hill Doll Club. She was a long-time member and Eucharistic minister of... Read more →


Flu Shots Announced for Camden County Residents

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners has scheduled 14 locations for the 2022 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program. As is the tradition, the program begins at the annual Senior Health Fair, which this year takes place on Oct. 5 at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike in Collingswood, starting at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 1:00 p.m. “Every year the flu sickens thousands of people and in some extreme cases can be a deadly virus. That said, we can avoid this virus by getting our flu shot and the Health Department is here to help,” said Commissioner... Read more →


JOAN BROOKS, of Bellmawr, age 88

Joan A. Brooks (nee Myers), on September 18, 2022, of Bellmawr; formerly of Philadelphia. Age 88. Beloved wife for 66 years of the late Benjamin F. Brooks. Devoted mother of Benjamin (Lucy) and Sherry Verderame (Fran). Loving grandmother of Jason Brooks (Kelly), Brian Brooks (Lindsay), Chris Verderame and Nicole Ferrari (Rob). Great grandmother of Riley, Landon, Kayla, Charlie, Lyla, and Brooklynn. Joan was a great cook and always enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, especially for the Thursday "family dinners". She enjoyed shopping sprees with her grandchildren and the times she would spend at the Jersey shore. She was... Read more →


Theodora Fifis, 77, of Brooklawn

Fifis,Theodora (nee Kontaxis), age 77, of Brooklawn on September 20, 2022. Beloved wife of the late George Fifis. Devoted mother of Emanuel Fifis of Brooklawn and Franceska (Jeffrey) DeMarco of Cherry Hill. Loving grandmother of Nicholas Fifis, Giorgia DeMarco, and Joseph DeMarco. Dear sister of George Kontaxis of Athens, Greece. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at St Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, 615 Mercer St, Cherry Hill. NJ followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Interment Locustwood Memorial Park Cherry Hill, NJ. Instead of flowers, donations may be made... Read more →


Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City

Nancy L. Bernard age 63, of Vineland, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away on September 16, 2022. Born in Camden she was the daughter of the late Bill and Betty (Cheesman) Bernard. Nancy lived in and was cared for by the staff at the Vineland Developmental Center in Vineland since 1964. She will be greatly missed by the staff and residents. Nancy is survived by her brothers, William “Ed” (Christine) Bernard, Bruce (late Mary) Bernard; nieces, Kristen Sentore (Mike); nephews, Bill Bernard (Diana), Sean Bernard (Erin), Michael Bernard (Jackie), Nick Bernard Joe Bernard (Krista); great-nieces, Sophie, Chloe, Gabriella; nephews,... Read more →


Sunday Kitchen, age 63, of Swedesboro

Swedesboro- Formerly of Jersey City. Passed away on September 13, 2022, age 63. Sunday will be dearly missed by the Bancroft staff and her resident friends. She is the sister of Arthur and Richard Kitchen and the aunt of Tohfa Kitchen. Sunday’s Graveside service will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 21st at 11 am in Land of Canaan Cemetery, 9th and Fairview Rd., Glassboro, NJ Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Sunday Kitchen. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Martin T. Burns, (Marty) of Gloucester City, age 76, Member of Carpenters Union Local 393, Army Veteran, GCHS Alum

On September 17, 2022. Age 76. Of Gloucester City. Loving husband of the late Maureen R. Burns (nee Holmes). Loving father of Martin J. Burns (Leah) and Julia Mortimore (Leonard) and step- father of Michele Scott (Shawn) and Vince Antico. Cherished grandfather of Martin James, William Joseph, Sebastian, Sophia, Emily, Shane, and Kaylee. Predeceased by his siblings, John Burns, Thomas Burns, Michael Burns, Ellen Szczepanski, Jean Schmitt and Kathleen Burns. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Marty was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School, where he played on the basketball team. He went on to proudly serve our... Read more →


Anna Marie Troutman, age 67, Haddon Hts HS Alum, Teacher at West Deptford Middle School & Garfield East

Anna Marie Troutman, nee Fischer, left us September 14, 2022, age 67, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Lee, her daughter, Aubrey (Eric) Olson, son, Will (Casey) and daughter, Shannon (Ernest); and grandchildren, Graeme, Rhys, Liam and Maddie and her constant companion for the past 13 years, her dog, Maggie. She is also survived by her sisters, Susan (Robert) Clifford, Linda Fischer, sister-in-law, Donna Fischer, beloved Aunt Nancy and many relatives who will miss her dearly. Anna Marie grew up in Philadelphia, PA and Barrington, NJ. She attended Haddon Heights High School, where... Read more →


Robert "Bob" Sullivan, age 83, Retired Truck Driver, Member of Spanky's Gang Hunters Club, Loved to Play the Ponies

Cherry Hill – formerly of Lumberton and Moorestown, NJ. passed on September 14, 2022. Age 83. Born in Camden, NJ he was the son of the late Arthur R. and Martha (Johnson) Sullivan. Bob spent the second half of his youth in Hainesport graduating from Rancocas Valley Regional High School. Soon after he honored his country by serving in the U.S. Airforce. Although he did decide to leave the service in his own unique way. He later worked for Nash Cohen, Jaynes Motor Freight and SP Richards where he retired in 2003 with over forty years of service as a... Read more →


Emma Madeline Wine, age 103, of Audubon

Emma Madeline Wine (nee Creely), age 103, died Monday, September 12, 2022, in Pitman, NJ. Emma was born in Toms River, NJ to William and Madeline (nee Hickman) Creely. Emma is predeceased by her husband Paul J. Wine and her sister Hester & her husband Robert Williams of Albuquerque, NM. Emma retired as a librarian for th CNBNews graphic file e city of Camden at the East Branch Library in Dudle Grange on Federal Street and was a longtime member of Audubon United Methodist Church. She is survived by her son Daniel & his wife Edith, grandson James and daughter... Read more →


Charlene B. Riley, of Gloucester City, age 71

Surrounded by her loving family at home in Gloucester City, Charlene passed peacefully on September 10, 2022, at the age of 71. (nee Green). Loving wife of 49 years to Joseph T. Riley. Loving mother of Joseph (Nicole) Riley, Mary Elizabeth (Chad) Rettig and Michelle (Christopher) Stec. Cherished “Mom-Mom” of Brendan, Julia, Audrey, Joseph and Andrew. Beloved sister of Charles (Christine) Green, Michael (Linda) Green and Patrick (Esther) Green. Predeceased by her parents, Godfreid “Bud” Green and Bernice Green (nee Goodman). Charlene was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School class of 1969. She was a devout catholic and longtime... Read more →


Daniel J. O’Brien of Vermont, age 77 formerly of Fairlawn and Gloucester City

Daniel J. O’Brien, age 77 years of Sandgate, Vermont, formerly of Fairlawn and Gloucester City, New Jersey, passed away on September 7, 2022. He was born on April 12, 1945 and raised in Audubon, New Jersey to the late Robert J. O’Brien and Margaret Mary Cooney O’Brien. Dan is predeceased by his former wife, Elizabeth Batten, and is the devoted father of their children, Danny O’Brien, Jr., David (Diane) O’Brien, and Bernadette (Bill) Yingling. Loving grandfather of Kyle, Sonja, and Cecelia. Dear brother of Robert J. (Cindy) O’Brien, Maureen O’Brien, Mary Ann (Gilbert) Guinoiseau, and the late Margaret O’Brien. A... Read more →


Daniel O'Brien Beloved GCHS Educator and Friend to Many Dies in Tragic Vermont Auto Accident

UPDATED/CORRECTED GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 11, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Daniel J. O’Brien, from Sandgate, Vermont, died in a single car crash on Wednesday, September 7. According to the Vermont State Police, the accident occurred on the S.E. Corners Road in Sandgate at around 4 PM on Wednesday. Danny O'Brien GCHS Graduation Photo Police say that O’Brien was traveling west when he left the traveling portion of the road, hitting a tree. He was driving a 2011 Nissan Sentra and was wearing a seatbelt. The weather was partly sunny at the time of the accident, and the road conditions were dry and dirt. From... Read more →


John F. Krimmel, age 58 of Gloucester City

John F. Krimmel, age 58 of Gloucester City, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. John had an insatiable love for cars. Restoring them to beauty and working order was a passion of his own. He loved nothing more than making things that needed work beautiful in his own way. John is survived by his children Nicole Heitman, John Krimmel, and his mother Bobbi Steinberg. The Krimmel family has chosen to share their heartfelt stories privately. #crerancelebration #heartfelt © 2022 Creran Celebration LLC. All Rights Reserved Read more →


Kathleen Kelly Fulginiti McMahon, Retired Alice Costello School Teacher;

Kathleen Kelly Fulginiti McMahon Kathleen Kelly Fulginiti McMahon died peacefully at her home in Paoli, PA, on September 3, 2022, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was 75 years old. Kathy’s entire life revolved around teaching and children. She grew up in Collingswood, NJ, and attended Rutgers University in Camden, NJ. She then spent over 20 years raising her family in Haddonfield, NJ. In addition to guiding the hearts and minds of her own three children, Kathy spent many years touching the lives of other children in her neighborhood, as well as through her home-based daycare center, and... Read more →


Kellie M. Connor, of Newtown Square, age 46

December 24, 1976 — September 4, 2022 Newtown Square Kellie M. Connor, 45, of Newtown Square, PA passed away on September 4, 2022. Born in Drexel Hill, PA in 1976, she was the daughter of John E. and Jacqueline (née Dougherty) Connor. Kellie was the loving mother of Joey, Bryce and Shay; dear sister of Colleen J. Benoit (Turner); devoted aunt of Nash and Phoebe. Also survived by her former husband, Joseph Gaglioti. Kellie was a graduate of Springfield High School. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree at Millersville University, Kellie became a hairstylist. She owned and operated her own salon,... Read more →


Beth Ann Walmsley, of Gloucester City, age 56

Christmas is the time of year to be with the ones we love. Sharing so much joy and cheer, what a wonderful feelin’. Watching the ones we love, having so much fun… Beth Anne Walmsley radiated the spirit of Christmas. She cherished peace and goodwill and was generous and kind. She had a quick wit and a good sense of humor. She adored those around her, was a good aunt and was a good neighbor. Because Beth Anne would not stop for death, he unknowingly stopped at her home for her on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. The carriage held but... Read more →


Mark R Rusk, Sr. aka Mooch, 61, of Gloucester City

After 61 years around the sun and as the season prepares for Fall Mark aka "Mooch" passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022, after a 6-year battle with Cancer. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends. Mark is survived by his wife Denise. Father of Mark (Jenna), Lindsey, Zoe, Daphnie, Kaiser, and the late Melissa and Austin. Grandfather to Steven Jr., Tabatha, Lily, Dennis Jr., Davian, Liam, Kaiden, Mark 3rd, and the late Destiny. Bonus dad/grandpa to Jackie and the kids . Also survived by his late parents Ed & Helen Rusk and late... Read more →


Stella V. Rofrano, of Glendora

On September 5, 2022. Age 98. (nee Renzi) Of Glendora. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 58 years to the late Louis C. Rofrano. Loving mother of Joan Durkin (Joe), Louis Rofrano (Regina) and Michael Rofrano (Jeanne). Cherished grandmother of Janae, Jeffrey, Louis, Christina, Matthew, Ariel and Zachary and great-grandmother of Ella, Michael, Evelyn, Carter, Grace, Lily, Francesca, Joseph and Remi. Stella was a longtime devoted parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and member of the PTA at Sacred Heart School for many years. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Wednesday evening, Sept. 14th from 6 to... Read more →


Susan V. Green, of Gloucester City, age 70

Gloucester City – Formerly of Mount Ephraim. On September 2, 2022. Age 70. Loving and Cherished Wife of 50 years to John E. Green, III. Devoted Mother of Kelly (Dan) Green-Rodgers and John E. Green, IV. Adored grandmother of Arianna Rodgers. Beloved Daughter of the late George E. Snyder and Maryann Snyder (nee Pratt). Beloved Daughter-In-Law of the late John E. Green, Jr. and Mary E. Green (nee Schwartz). Devoted Sister of Don (Eileen) Snyder, David (Marie) Snyder, Kevin Snyder, Bill (Cathy) Snyder and Dawn (late Scott) Bosco. Predeceased by siblings: Bob Snyder, Rick Snyder, Pat (Vince) Melchiorre and Nancy... Read more →


Winifred “Winnie” C. Cipriani of Gloucester City

Winifred “Winnie” C. Cipriani of Gloucester City, formerly of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away on September 2, 2022, at her home. She was the beloved wife of 49 years to the late Joseph J. Cipriani, who passed in February of 2006. Winnie is survived by her sons, Francis Cipriani (Jean), Michael Cipriani, Christopher Cipriani (Susan); brother John Flagg; sisters, Theresa Olsen, Joan Kerrigan (Jim), Maryann Rennles (George) and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her son, Joseph Cipriani; brother, Frank Flagg and sister-in-law, Geraldine Flagg and Sue Flagg. Winnie was a homemaker who loved spending time... Read more →


Helen M. Williams of Berlin, formerly of Gloucester City; School Bus Aide

Helen M. Williams (nee Watson), age 89, of Berlin, formerly of Gloucester City, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Virtua-Lourdes Hospital in Camden. Helen was born in W. Collingswood Heights and had spent many years as a Gloucester City neighbor working as a school bus aide. Mrs. Williams was predeceased by her husband, the late Edward Williams, and her siblings. The witness of love’s reunion was held privately at Woodbury Memorial Park. Arrangements were under the direction of the Etherington Creran Funeral Home, Gloucester City, NJ #crerancelebration #heartfelt © 2022 Creran Celebration LLC. All Rights Reserved Read more →


Elva L. Chew, former Gloucester City Resident; GHS Alum

Barnegat – Formerly a resident of Blackwood and Gloucester City. On August 27, 2022. Age 79. Beloved friend and partner of 48 years, Gloria J. Pendyke. Survived by caring friends since high school: Donna and Ron Henefer and Nancy and Greg Forchic. Elva was born in Camden City and was raised in Gloucester City, NJ. She was a proud graduate of Gloucester City High School Class of 1962. She enjoyed playing sports in high school, especially basketball and softball. Elva was a longtime fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. Friends and former classmates are kindly invited to attend... Read more →


Paul A. Minkoff of Williamstown, age 74

Paul A. Minkoff of Williamstown, NJ, formerly of Voorhees. passed away on August 28, 2022, at age 74. He was a beloved former resident and “lobby man” at the Judith Flicker Center, Voorhees, where he lived for many years prior to moving to Williamstown. Paul will be dearly missed by the staff and residents. Paul was born in Newark, NJ and was the son of the late Jack and Bernice (nee Raskin) Minkoff. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved Dunkin Donuts. He enjoyed eating out and socializing with other people. Paul was very involved in softball, volleyball,... Read more →


Edward D. Robb, of Bellmawr, age 89

Edward D. Robb Loving Husband to Joyce Robb (nee Wiercyski), and formerly to the late Mary Robb. Caring father to Ed Robb (Eileen Ciechon), Steve Robb (Tia McGraw), Janice Rabbuttino (Tom), the late Michael E. Robb, Thomas Simpson (Kim Roberts) and Joy Srnsky (Greg). Beloved grandfather to Jonathan Robb, Jason (Erin) Robb, Edward (Ashley) Robb, Michael Robb, Scott Robb, Joseph Srnsky and Victor Rabbuttino. Devoted great grandfather to Nicholas, Penelope, Birdie Jean, Elijah, and Juliette. Edward was a proud graduate of St. Mary's Gloucester and VO tech school. Edward was a Tool & Die Maker at RCA Victor Camden, and... Read more →


Ronald W. Kiewel of Runnemede; Member of Carpenters Local Union 158

Ronald W. Kiewel on August 26, 2022. Age 70. Of Runnemede, formerly of Pennsauken. Beloved husband of Helen kiewel (nee Murphy) for 50 years. Devoted father of Ronald Kiewel and Kevin Kiewel. Loving Pop Pop of Julia and Andrew. Dear brother of Pat Moran and the late Janet and Chas. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Ronald was a member of the Carpenters Local Union 158 of Philadelphia. There will be a memorial mass Thursday morning 10 am at Holy Child Parish, St. Maria Goretti Church 321 Orchard Ave. Runnemede, NJ 08078. Inurnment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chews Landing. In... Read more →


Kaila A. Corgliano, of Bellmawr, age 20

Kaila A. Corgliano, suddenly on August 27, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 20. Beloved daughter of Diana Severns and Michael Corgliano. Devoted sister of Nicolette Severns (Scott Homan), Isabella Corgliano, and Michael Corgliano. Loving granddaughter of Jonathan and Sonia (Home) Severns and Michael and Linda (nee Rossi) Corgliano. Dear niece of Kelly Corgliano, Michelle Santiago (Kenny), Jonathan Severns (Sara), and Carol Coddington (Rick). Kaila is also survived by many cousins and friends. There will be a viewing on Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. A funeral service will follow at 8pm. Interment will be held privately at... Read more →


James A. Stezzi, 59, of Runnemede

James A. Stezzi passed away on August 24, 2022. Age 59. Of Runnemede. Loving son of the late Salvatore and Mildred Stezzi. Dear brother of Linda Gonya (David), Christine Clement, the late Vincent and Louis Stezzi. Devoted longtime partner of Maryann Massa. James was an avid fisherman and a carpenter by trade. Services are private at the request of the family. Arrangements under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede Read more →


George W. Walker age 76, of Runnemede

George W. Walker, on August 22, 2022, of Runnemede. Age 76. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Devoted father of Louis (Patricia), Coleen Brown, Mary Ann Leonard (Bryon), and the late Jennifer. Loving Pop Pop of Louis (Amelia), Noelle Wagner (Chris), Alexander, Jacob, Aiden, Michael, and Ariya and great grandfather of Amelia, Valentina, Louis, and Makena. Dear brother of the late Joan Valdez and brother-in-law of Margie Mascio. George proudly served in US Navy and was a Pipefitter Local 322. He loved to go to the casinos, was a big fan of the Phillies and Eagles, and played the lottery... Read more →


Eileen Cafagna, age 81, of Audubon

On August 1, 2022, Eileen (nee Vogel), age 82, passed away. Born and raised in Camden, Eileen was a longtime resident of Audubon before moving to Haddon Township two years ago. Eileen was predeceased by her beloved husband, Michael J. Cafagna, and her sister, Donna Saracino. She is lovingly survived by her two daughters, Denise Tamburro (Husband, Jim) and Christine Cafagna (Husband, Jim Eddis); her four grandchildren, Nicholas Tamburro, Angela Tamburro, Charlotte Eddis, and Michael Eddis; her sister, June Kelly along with several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Donations may be made in... Read more →


Michael R. Arrison, of Cinnaminson/Brooklawn, age 63

Cinnaminson – Formerly of Brooklawn. On August 23, 2022. Age 63. Predeceased by his beloved son, Michael Arrison. Loving step-father of Julian Gonzalez. Beloved brother of Charles J. Arrison, John (Angie) Arrison, Janice (Tom) Kern, Joseph C. (Karen) Arrison, Todd Arrison, Kim Arrison and Linda McClelland. Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Michael was born in Topeka, Kansas and graduated from South High School in Omaha, Nebraska and grew up in South Omaha. He loved going to the movies (especially with his sons when they were little) and watching TV. Michael loved music and especially Metallica was one of... Read more →


Mary E. Yearly , of Audubon, age 98

Mary E. Yearly (Wilson), age 98. Predeceased by Parents, Agnes and Howard Wilson, Husband Francis Yearly, Brothers Jim and Howard Wilson, and Sister Jean Thompson. Dear Mother to Linda Yearly, Patrick Yearly (Elena), and Lisa McComb (Bruce). Loving Aunt to Bob Thompson (Becky), Bill Thompson, Barb Thompson, Sue Velasquez (Fred), and Michael Wilson. Mary was a 1942 graduate of Audubon High School and was one of the original Audubon Bon Bons Drum and Bugle Corps members. She was active with her sorority at Audubon High School and continued through her entire life, meeting them for lunches and socializing. Her friends... Read more →


Jack Fitzpatrick, former mayor of South Harrison, U.S. Air Force Veteran, GCHS Alum, Raised in Gcity

John “Jack” Thomas Fitzpatrick of South Harrison Township, NJ, passed away on August 22, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. He was the beloved husband of Ann Fitzpatrick and the devoted father of Bartholomew Fitzpatrick and Kurt Fitzpatrick. He is also survived by his brother Tom Fitzpatrick and was the brother of the late Gerald “Jerry” Fitzpatrick Jr., the late Barbara “Babs” Biehler, and the late Richard “Dick” Fitzpatrick. Jack was born on March 15, 1936, in Shamokin, PA, and was raised in Gloucester City, NJ, where he attended Gloucester Catholic High School and worked as a lifeguard at... Read more →


Kathleen M. Bocchicchio (nee Driscoll), age 71 of Mt. Ephraim

Kathleen M. Bocchicchio (nee Driscoll), age 71 of Mt. Ephraim, passed away on Tuesday August 23, 2022, after 71 years and a courageous fight with cancer. Kathy was born in Mt. Ephraim and had been a lifetime area resident. She worked as a municipal clerk for Lindenwold Borough, filled her time watching her children’s and grandchildrens’ games, over the years, and loved her jewelry. At home, Kathy enjoyed; reading, crocheting, jewelry, watching the Eagles, spending time with her pets, feeding the birds and squirrels, but, nothing was better than “Oh those Wildwood days” just losing hours on the beach and... Read more →


John Joseph "Jack" Gorman, Jr., of Newtown PA

On August 12, 2022. Age 82. Of Newtown, PA and formerly of Warminster, PA and Southwest Philadelphia. Loving and cherished husband of 49 years to Dorothy M. (nee O’Connell). Beloved brother of Ruth (Mike) DeCarlo and the late Joseph (surviving wife Janet) Gorman. Dear brother-in-law of John J. (late Maureen) O’Connell Jr. and Daniel J. (Mary) O’Connell. Survived by nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Jack was born in Philadelphia, PA and was raised in Southwest Philadelphia and graduated from West Catholic High School. He attended LaSalle University. Jack was the owner of Cherokee Enterprises which focused on the travel... Read more →


Hazel E. Lyons, age 91, of Clayton formerly of Gloucester City

On August 18, 2022. Age 91. Of Clayton formerly of Gloucester City. Beloved wife of 47 years to the late Ralph Lyons who died in 1995. Hazel is survived by her children, Thomas Lyons (Kathy), Judy Marinelli (Carmen), Joann Cannon (Bill), 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Hazel E. Lyons Feb. 15, 1931 - August 18, 2022 Hazel worked for many years as a machine operator for commercial laundry. She loved spending time with her family, her dogs, fishing and spending time at the Jersey shore. At Hazel’s request, services will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at... Read more →


Herb Sharp, Age 80, of Gloucester City; GHS Alum Class of '59, U.S. Army Veteran, DuPont Employee

Life is ours and we live it our way. Herbert J. Sharp loved life and dreamed as though he would live forever. Unexpectedly, he passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at the age of 80, to be reunited with his wife Elaine Herb Sharp, longtime Gloucester City resident and daughter Jennifer. Herbert was a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. After graduating from Gloucester High School in 1959, he spent time in both trade school and the Army. He was a dedicated employee of E.I. DuPont in Deepwater, NJ for 35 years. Upon retirement, his days were spent traveling with... Read more →


Bob Orr, Longtime Salesman at ACE Ford, Garden State String Band Member, Almonesson Fire Dept. Chief

On August17, 2022. Age 88. Of West Deptford, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late, James and Margaret Orr. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Eleanor (Jones) Orr; loving children; Randy Orr, James Orr, Cheryl Conroy; step-children, Jay Getchell (Junita), Mark Getchell, Nicole Getchell; 22 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Walt Orr; sister and brother-in-law, Edna and Ron Chiodi. Bob was also predeceased by his sons, Robert J. Orr, Jr., Brian Orr and Kenneth Orr. Bob retired in 2018 after 27 years from Ace Ford in Woodbury where he... Read more →


Patricia Ann Kraft, Longtime Brooklawn Resident

On August 13, 2022. Age 80. (nee Cline) Lifelong resident of Brooklawn. Daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Cline. Loving wife of 55 years to the late Christian M. Kraft, Sr. Loving mother of Christian M. Kraft, Jr. (Jacquelynn) and Elizabeth A. Muldoon (late William). Cherished grandmother of William Muldoon, Jr. (John), Dennis Muldoon (Samantha), Bridget Muldoon (Lauren), Jillian Kraft (Angelo), Rachel Kraft and Dennis Cline. Loving great-grandmother of Angelo, Lincoln, Clementine and Melanie. Beloved sister of Jerry Cline and Dennis Cline, her devoted caregiver. Predeceased by her siblings, John Cline (late Ethel), Catherine Zawojski (late Paul), William Cline... Read more →


Robert Charles Grubbs, of Audubon

Robert Charles Grubbs died on August 6, 2022 in the Health Center at Stonegates Retirement Community at Greenville, Delaware. Bob, as he was known, was born in Audubon, New Jersey on June 18, 1927. His mom, Mabel Francis Schuler Grubbs, was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1889 when her father was a bridge builder for the Santa Fe Railroad. His dad, Herbert Brooks Grubbs, was born on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1881. Ages were significant to Bob’s growing up years. His sister, Alice Grubbs Higgins, was 18 years old when he was born.... Read more →


Robert Covotta, Sr. of West Collingswood Heights, 73

Peacefully on August 12, 2022, of West Collingswood Hts., NJ. Age 73 years. Longtime companion of Kevin O'Shea. Dear father of Robert (Susan) Covotta, Jr. and Christina (Ryan) McClain. Loving Pop-Pop of Angelina, Anthony, Emma, Andrew and Ryan. He is also survived by his former wife, Louise (Michael) and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was a devout Catholic and a longtime employee with Verizon of Philadelphia, PA. Bob was a legendary DJ -- Bobby C. and a gifted musician. He also enjoyed renovating homes and cooking. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing Wednesday evening, August 17,... Read more →


Thomas P. Alessio, Age 102.5; WWII US Navy Vet; Naval Yard Foreman; Superior Carpenter

On August 15, 2022, formerly of Cherry Hill, NJ. Age 102 1/2 years. Beloved husband of 70 years to the late Rita Alessio (nee Annucci). Dear father of Bernadette Alessio and Nancy Benton. Loving grandfather of Christian (Becky) Benton. Mr. Alessio was a World War II United States Navy veteran and retired as a foreman for the Philadelphia Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. He was a superior carpenter who could make or fix anything. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Friday, August 19, 2022, from 10 to 11 AM at the FOSTER-WARNE FUNERAL HOME, 820 Haddon Ave.,... Read more →


John Robert "Johnny" Sheahan, of Mt. Ephraim; CCMUA Employee, Navy Veteran

John Robert "Johnny" Sheahan, 58, lifelong resident of Mount Ephraim, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at his home. He was born in Camden, NJ to Elaine (Drozdowsky) Jones and the late Robert Sheahan. Johnny worked at the CCMUA for over 20 years and has been the departments supervisor for over 10 years. He proudly served his country as a US Navy veteran. He was a volunteer fireman in Mt. Ephraim (Haddon Heights??) on Station Avenue, a member of the Mt. Ephraim Democrats Club, a Harley Davidson motorcycle rider and avid golfer. He took a lot of pride,... Read more →


Olia K. Sozzi, 91, of Mt. Ephraim, Campbell Soup Company Employee, Audubon HS Alum

Aunt Oley passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. A slip and fall, breaking her hip, contributed to her demise. Beloved wife of Edmond Sozzi for almost 64 years- married June 30, 1951. Born to parents Timophey Kudatzky and Emma (Stadnyk) Kudatzky on August 19, 1930. Olia enjoyed farm life as a youngster in Hopewell, Cumberland County, later living in Mt. Ephraim and graduating from Audubon High School in 1949. Retired from Campbell Soup Company after almost 44 years of employment. An excellent seamstress, sewing most of her clothes. A lover of nature and wildlife, Oley and Ed traveled throughout the... Read more →


Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, age 91

Agnes R. (Conway) Ippolite, of Westville, NJ, a lifelong South Jersey resident and 1948 graduate of Camden High School, died on Aug. 7, 2022. She was 91. Legacy Agnes remained independent and active in her own home until her final days. She is remembered by family, friends, and all who knew her for her stamina, quick wit, “spunk” and fun-loving nature. She loved to sing and tell entertaining family stories, and she always welcomed a good joke or a heated debate. She was a lifelong homemaker devoted to her home and family, and she was proud of her Irish heritage... Read more →


Joseph Patrick Quinlan, of Mullica Hill/Gloucester City; Dell Tech Employee, GCHS Alum

"Roey" On August 10, 2022, at the age of 58. Of Mullica Hill. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving husband of 35 years to Kimberly A. Quinlan (nee Harris). Loving father of Kristi Little (Matthew), Erin Quinlan, and Melissa Finlay (Charles). Cherished “Poppy Joe” of M.J., Grady, and Ava. Beloved brother of Catherine Wiley (late Glenn), Terry Graf (Matthew), Marge McIntyre, Debra Marshall (Bob), and Regina Stief (Michael). Predeceased by his parents, Francis E. Quinlan and Florence Sauer Quinlan, as well as his brother, Francis Quinlan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Joe was a graduate... Read more →


Clinton J. McCallicher, of Audubon Park, WWII US Navy Veteran and Korean War US Army Veteran

On August 11, 2022, of Audubon Park, NJ. Age 93 years. CNBNews graphic files Beloved companion of 43 years to Elizabeth J. Mathis. He is also survived by a son, two daughters and many extended families--children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with Elizabeth. Clint was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a Korean Conflict U.S. Army veteran. He was a self-employed master plumber with McCallicher Plumbing and Heating in Philadelphia, PA until his retirement. Clint was also a longtime former member of the Bordentown Elks club, an avid skiier, golfer and ballroom dancer. Relatives and friends are invited to... Read more →


Kathleen M. Dollarton, Audubon Court Clerk/Administrator

On July 31, 2022, Kathy (nee Olmstead) passed away unexpectedly at her home in Audubon. Born in Camden and raised in Audubon, Kathy worked most of her life for the Borough of Audubon Municipal Court retiring as Court Administrator. Kathy was predeceased by her devoted husband, Philip; her loving son, Stephen; her beloved grandson, Andrew Noon; her sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary and James Kirby as well as her two nephews, James and Joseph Kirby. She is lovingly survived by Andrew's mother, Jennifer Noon (Kevin Rodenbeck); her nieces, Rosemary Kirby and Maureen McMonagle (Husband, Shawn); her great nephew, Daniel Kirby (Alexis... Read more →


Mrs. Katherine Dewechter, of Gloucester City; Longtime Librarian at Gloucester City Library

On August 4, 2022. Age 97. (nee Dolan) Of Gloucester City. Loving wife of 61 years to the late Joseph A. “Dewey” Dewechter. Loving mother of Catherine Hughes, Joseph E. Dewechter (Sophia), Daniel Dewechter (Linda), Patrick Dewechter (Lori), and Robert Dewechter (Katherine). Also survived by her ten grandsons, one granddaughter, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Kay was born and raised in Ardmore, PA, to the late Anthony and Mary Dolan. She was a longtime librarian at the Gloucester City Library. Kay and her late husband, Dewey, were longtime faithful, devoted parishioners of St. Mary’s Church. Relatives and friends... Read more →


Emmaline A. Kelley, of Gloucester City age 81

Author Stephen King said, “Nothing was certain, there were many twists and devious turns as one hopped down the overgrown bunny trail of life.” Emmaline A. Kelley (nee Tomlin) was certainly unfiltered. She was feisty and had a great sense of humor with a big, charismatic belly laugh. “It’s strange how pain marks our faces, and makes us all look like family.” Suddenly, in the late evening of Thursday, July 28, 2022, Emmaline passed away at Cooper University Hospital in Camden at 81. Author James Patterson says, “...But remember you have to move on somehow. You just pick your head... Read more →