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September 2007

Ernie Hodur, played on Rams State Championship Team; former Gloucester City resident

HODUR, ERNEST P. Age 60, of Granville, MA passed away Monday, Sept 17, 2007 at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA. Son of the late Harry and Patricia (Pugh) Hodur, he grew up in Camden and Gloucester, NJ moving to Granville MA 33 years ago. He graduated in 1965 from Gloucester Catholic... Read more →


Reward Offered for Information about Missing Gloucester City Teen

SEEKING INFORMATION-Joanne Humerick, the mother of Robert Dornbach, photo, is offering $10,000 reward for information leading to her son’s return. On November 27, 2005, Dornbach left his home around 7 PM. Robert asked his sister-in-law Rachael to order a pizza and he would be back in 20 minutes. "His last phone... Read more →


Gloucester City Mustangs Football Opening Day a Great Success

see more sports Gloucester City Mustangs Youth Football Opening day (Saturday September 15) was a HUGE success and the weather was just perfect. Mayor James played the bagpipes. The organization dedicated the field for 2007 to Gloucester Catholic High School Coach Dougherty for his past and current contributions. Example: this year... Read more →


Parish History of Saint Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Westville NJ

IN THE BEGINNING… …there was a need. The need was to best serve the Catholic population of Westville, New Jersey. The need was met when, through the efforts of several dedicated Catholic residents of the borough, St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church formed a parish in 1921. Westville was a recently formed... Read more →


LETTERS: A Damn Good Guy that Marty Coyle!

Bill: When I think of great people, it's not presidents or famous wide receivers or rock stars that I think about. I think about men like Mr. Coyle. His tremendous contributions to Country and community are not easily measured, or engraved on a plaque, because he was the type of individual... Read more →


Edith M “Toots” Mahan, member of VFW Post 3620 Ladies Auxiliary

On September 18, 2007. (nee Hallett) Age 69. Of Gloucester City for 50 years. Loving wife of 50 years to Earl L. "Skeets" Mahan. Devoted and Loving Mother of Edward J. (fiancé Loretta Rogers) Mahan of Gloucester Twp., Thomas (Maryann Fenocchi) Mahan of Franklinville, and Teresa (Erik) DiFeterici of Westville. Caring... Read more →


Services Saturday for Pennsauken Marine

Funeral arrangements were announced Tuesday for Cpl. Terrance Allen, the Pennsauken Marine who died Friday. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Stephenson-Brown Funeral Home in Merchantville and will be followed by a service at 1 a.m. Allen, 21, was scheduled to return home from Iraq on Tuesday but... Read more →


Rider Announces Mens Basketball Schedule

LAWRENCEVILLE—Six nationally televised games highlight the 2007-08 Rider University men’s basketball schedule, which begins November 10 in Kentucky at Murray State. “We are extremely excited about this year’s schedule,” said Tommy Dempsey, the former interim coach who begins his second season as the Bronc head coach with a 16-15 record. “The... Read more →


Scarlet Knights Place Second at Rider Invitational

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – The Rutgers men's cross country team competed at the Rider Cross Country Invitational Saturday, in Lawrenceville, N.J. The Scarlet Knights placed second in a field of four. Rider won the event with 18 points followed by the Scarlet Knights in second (37), Seton Hall in third (82) and... Read more →


More photos of Gloucester City Shamrock Festival

Irish Society Members Mike Riley, Jerry Greene, Joe Riley, Gary Ross Sr. Irish Society Members Linda Green, Charlene Riley & Michelle Riley Irish Society Members Jerry Greene & Ed Gorman Irish Society Member Theresa McCarthy & President Green Irish Society Member Ed Gorman & Maryellen Plews Read more →


Military investigating Iraq death of Marine from Pennsauken

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) … Military officials said they are investigating the death of a Marine from New Jersey who died in Iraq last week. The Department of Defense said in a statement that Terrence P. Allen, a Marine corporal from Pennsauken, died Saturday in a non-hostile incident in Anbar province; his... Read more →


Marty Coyle, WW II Army Veteran, Gloucester City Board of Health Member, Fireman and Ambulance Driver

Martin J. COYLE, a lifelong resident of Gloucester City, passed away on September 15 at the age of 81. Marty had a smile that would light up a room. He loved to laugh and had an outgoing personality. He knew everyone and everyone knew Marty. Mayor Bill James said, “It is... Read more →


Change Gloucester City’s No Parking Ordinance

Bill's Point of View: We received a number of comments on the Gloucester City employee (s) not having to pay the fine for 8 parking tickets received over a seven month period. Because of a possible conflict of interest the case was heard last month before Brooklawn Judge Jeffrey Karl. The... Read more →


Elsie Fowler, long time member of Haddonfield Order of the Eastern Star

Elsie M. Fowler, age 88, passed away on September 12. The wife of the late Charles Fowler, Elsie was a lifetime resident of Gloucester City. She was a graduate of Gloucester City High School, Class of 1936, and was Valedictorian of her class. Mrs. Fowler was a lifetime member and active... Read more →


Attention: Gloucester Catholic High School Alumni NEWS

MORE RAMS ALUMNI NEWS October 20th a "Support Sidoti Day" Proceeds to help defray rehab costs. There will be two events. In the morning a 5k run/ 1 mile walk will be held at National Park. Registration begins at 8 am. Cost is $20 which includes a tee-shirt. Sponsorships are needed... Read more →


Claire Sheridan, of Gloucester City; Active in many Community Organizations

SHERIDAN, CLAIRE A. On September 14, 2007, (nee Karn) a lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Age 80 yrs. Beloved wife of the late John P. Sheridan. Loving mother of John Phil Sheridan (Catherine) of Sewell, Pamela Sheridan of Woodstown, and Patricia Sheridan (Mark Herzberg) of Metuchen. Devoted grandmother of Anne, Alexis,... Read more →


Charles Reier of Haddon Township; Masonic Lodge 210 member

REIER, CHARLES G. On Sept. 14, 2007, age 69, a resident of Haddon Twp. for 47 years, and beloved husband for 51 years of Miriam (nee Williams). Also survived by his daughter, Kimberly Burnum (Winfield Charles) of Voorhees, his son, Charles H. (Kerri) of Burlington, NC, his grandson Charles H., Jr.,... Read more →


Herbert A. Krauss, 92 of Haddonfield WW II Army Vet

KRAUSS Herbert A. On Sept. 15, 2007, of Haddonfield. Age 92. Beloved husband of Genevieve (nee David). Devoted father of Michelle (Vincent) Siderio of Mullica Hill. Brother of Lillian Crane of Haddon Twp. Uncle of William Crane. Herbert served in the Army during WWII and participated in the Normandy invasion of... Read more →


Rose Ford, 88 of Westmont

FORD, ROSE A. On September 14, 2007, (nee Keane), age 88, of Westmont. Beloved mother of John 'Jack' Ford of Mt. Ephraim, Patricia Goebel of Collingswood, and Lorraine Fritsch of Villas. Loving grandmother of Matthew (Brandi), Raymond, Kathleen 'Kate', and Gregory; great grandmother of Madison, Morgan, Gavin, Aidan. Also survived by... Read more →


Rider University Tennis Results

Men: Rider University 4, New Jersey Institute of Technology 3 Women: New Jersey Institute of Technology 6, Rider University 1 LAWRENCEVILLE—The Broncs opened the 2007 fall season with the men winning and the women losing to the New Jersey Institute of Technology Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match. “N.J.I.T. had the... Read more →


N.J. Guardsman Returns From Iraq; Killed In Crash

(CBS 3) WASHINGTON TWP., N.J. A Gloucester County man w ho served his country proudly, was killed in a motorcycle crash after returning home from an 15-month tour in Iraq. According to a family friend, Army National Guardsman 21-year-old Anthony LaSelva of Washington Township, New Jersey, died Thursday from injuries sustained... Read more →


Mary Helen Hodson, 78 of Mt. Laurel, formerly of Bellmawr

HODSON, MARY HELEN On September 11, 2007, age 78, at Mt. Laurel formerly of Bellmawr. Surviving are a brother Joseph Hodson of Gloucester, two sisters Maude Gray of Runnemede and Lucetta Zee of Turnersville. She was also pre-deceased by a brother Spencer Hodson and a sister Margaret M. Gariano. And also... Read more →


Dr. John Biaglow, 70 of Sicklerville

BIAGLOW, DR. JOHN E. Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, died on September 14, 2007, of Sicklerville, NJ. Age 70. John is survived by his beloved wife, Eileen, 9 children and 17 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Trustees of... Read more →


Anthony Laselva, 21 of Washington Township

LASELVA, ANTHONY D. On September 13, 2007 of Washington Twp. Age 21. Beloved son of John and Jeanne (nee Kenney) LaSelva. Dear brother of Jason and Johnathon. Loving grandson of Catherine Kenney and Ruthann LaSelva. Dear nephew of Kathy (Bob), Karen (Vince), Marge (Bob), Jack (Sandy), Pat (Tony), Diane, Janice and... Read more →


Congratulations Monica Oswald on your World Record Size Fluke, 24lbs. 3 ozs

Looks like Monica Oswald of Neptune just caught the world record size Fluke weighing in at 24lbs 3oz on August 17th 2007 in Monmouth County, New York, over the Shrewsbury Rocks in about 55 feet of water. The monster fluke was measured at 38 inches long. The fluke was caught on... Read more →


Mustangs Youth Football Parade Saturday

The Gloucester City Mustangs Youth Football opening day parade will be held Saturday, September 15th . The parade starts at Martins Lake, Baynes Avenue and Johnson Blvd. and proceeds up Johnson Blvd. to the field at Middlesex Street and Johnson Blvd. The Gloucester City Public Works Department spent the summer working... Read more →


Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The Coast Guard is searching today along with the New Jersey State Police for a missing boater off Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. Missing is Frank Dalessandro, 52, of Point Pleasant. The Coast Guard received the report today from a concerned family member after Dalessandro failed to meet... Read more →


William McCuen Jr., of Collingswood age 54, High School Coach

MCCUEN, WILLIAM C., JR. Of Collingswood, on September 10, 2007, peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Age 54 years. William is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Nancy McCuen (nee Cardarelli); devoted sons, Owen and Patrick McCuen; two sisters, Catherine Slater and Theresa McCuen, and brother, Robert McCuen.... Read more →


Robert Belfiore, age 50, of Bellmawr

BELFIORE, ROBERT ANTHONY Suddenly on September 10, 2007 of Bellmawr. Age 50. Loving son of the late Joseph and Doris. Former spouse of Tara Belfiore. Devoted father of Robert Anthony, Jr., Jason Michael and Troy Otto Belfiore and Wayne Joseph Harrison. Dear brother of Joseph (Lucille) and Joanne Verdecchio (William). Loving... Read more →