On May 23, 2012 of Gloucester City, NJ, age 51 years. He is the beloved husband of Cynthia (nee Stephen), loving father of Michael, Jr. (Laura) Katherine and John VanFossen and step father of Anthony Marden, cherished grandfather of Julia, Brielle and Liam, devoted son of Katherine (nee Keim) and the late Charles VanFossen and dear brother of Lisa VanFossen and the late Charles J. VanFossen III.
Mike was born and raised in Gloucester City. He was a devoted member and Usher in the Emmaus Catholic Community at Sacred Heart Church, a Member of the Cardinal Cushing Council #6469 K of C and the Msgr. Arthur B. Strenski 4th Degree Assembly #1849 as well. Mike was also a Life Member of Brooklawn Fire Company.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and again Wednesday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at the ETHERINGTON-CRERAN FUNERAL HOME 700 Powell St., Gloucester City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM at Emmaus Catholic Community at Sacred Heart Church, Kings Highway, Mt. Ephraim, NJ. Interment to follow at New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial donations in Mike's name be made to the Brooklawn Fire Co., Horton and South Wilson Ave., Brooklawn, NJ 08030. www.etheringtonfh.com