NEWS, SPORTS, COMMENTARY, POLITICS for Gloucester City and the Surrounding Areas of South Jersey and Philadelphia

Bellmawr Fire Dept. Receives SHARP Award

Mary Ellen Hannold, 82, GHS Alumni Class of 1945, Active Volunteer


Mary Ellen
On August 29, 2010. Age 82. (nee Pine) Of Magnolia. Beloved wife of 63 years to James E. Hannold, R2 formerly of Gloucester City. Loving mother of Mary Lou and William S. Adams of Gloucester City, Sandra Lee and Thomas Adams of Stratford, Terri Lynn and Paul Taggart of Metuchen and her predeceased infant daughter, Lori Ann Hannold. Loving grandmother of Michelle and Kevin Biehl, Timothy Adams and his fiancée Melissa “Missy” Listman of Voorhees and Jennifer Adams of Stratford. Dear sister of Olive Mae (nee Pine) and Joseph Driscoll of Bellmawr, the late Jack Pine and predeceased infant sister, Rosetta Pine. Loving sister-in-law of Lois and John Shelton (nee Hannold) and Dolores and William (nee Hannold) and Henrietta Hannold (nee Romero) wife of the late Frank W. Hannold, Sr. all of Gloucester City.  Loving daughter-in-law of the late Frank E. and Doris Hannold (nee Stubbs) of Gloucester City. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins from Gloucester City and beyond, and her dear friends from Magnolia and surrounding communities.

Mary was a member of the Gloucester City High School Class of 1945. Mary was a proofreader at Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia in her youth. She served as a truant officer for the Sterling Regional School District for seven years and volunteered for numerous organizations throughout her lifetime, including The Girl Scouts of America, St. John of God, Magnolia Democrat Club, Magnolia History Club, and the Magnolia Women’s Club of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs.  Mary Hannold was a grassroots advocate for political and social issues that impact the welfare of children and families, and had a special interest in children with disabilities and youth in crisis.  Mary was a loving, kind and gracious woman all of her life, and lived a life of “service above self.”


Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Mary’s viewing on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 PM and again Friday morning from 9 to 10 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 AM at St. Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth St. Gloucester City, NJ. Interment  Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, non-tax-deductable donations are requested to “Friends of Jim and Mary Hannold”, a fund for the cancer treatment and care of Mary’s surviving spouse, James Hannold c/o: P.O. Box 358 Gloucester City, NJ, 08030. Expressions of sympathy: under online obituaries of Mary Ellen Hannold. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City.  Ph: 856-456-1142