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Obits: Michael Krueger, Georgeann Drake, Lee Hagan, Doris Barrett, Rita Desher, Denise Miller



  Funeral Services were held for Michael S. Krueger, 43, of Fayetteville, NC, formerly of Bellmawr, passed away on September 12, 2010.

  Son of the late Nancy and Kenneth Krueger. Brother of the late Cindy Davis.

  Survived by siblings, Michele Heimlich, Kathy Ertl, Scott Krueger, Chris Krueger, Kelli McQuaid, Shawn Krueger and fiancée Phyllis Milukas, twenty-six nieces and nephews and eight great nieces and nephews.



  Services were held privately at the convenience of the family for Georgeann Louise Drake, 57, of Bellmawr, formerly of Mount Ephraim, who died September 10, 2010.

  Loving daughter of the late George H. and Dolores Flade. Devoted sister of Dolores Conover (Dave) and Eileen Coombs (Bruce). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.




  Memorial Services were held for Lee B. Hagan, 59, of Bellmawr, who died September 12, 2010.

  Lee loved the outdoors, fishing and camping. He also liked spending time with his grandchildren and shopping at flea markets.

  Beloved husband of Kathleen. Loving father to Kelly Wood and her husband Timothy of Washington, DC, Colleen Hagan, Brian Hagan both of Voorhees, and Sean Hagan of Moorestown, two grandchildren Caitlyn and Joshua Wood.

  Inurnment was at B.G. Wm. C. Doyle Vet. Mem. Cemetery, Arneystown, NJ.




  R2 A Funeral Mass was held at St. Rita of Cascia Parish, Mary, Mother of the Church, Bellmawr, for Doris E. Barrett, 79, of Bellmawr, who died September 11, 2010.

  Doris worked at Clover in Blackwood for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at the J&R Young at Heart Club.

  Beloved wife of James W. for over 58 years. Loving mother of Patricia Barrett and Nancy De Berardinis and her husband Mark. Devoted grandmother of Nicholas and Mark, Jr. Dear sister-in-law of Bette Campanella and Pat Sullivan. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

  Interment was in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.



  A Funeral Mass was held at St. Rita of Cascia Parish, Mary, Mother of the Church, Bellmwawr, for Rita C. Desher, 78, of Bellmawr, who died September 11, 2010.

  Rita was a devout Catholic serving as a Eucharistic minister for Mary, Mother of the Church and for Cooper Hospital. She was also a member of the food bank for the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

  Beloved wife of Lowell R. Loving mother of Debbie Wolk (Ed), Drew Desher (Ann). Lois Hawley (Ed) and the late Gregg Desher. Also survived by her daughter-in-law Maria. Devoted grandmother of Matthew Ulbin (Jayme), Stephen Ulbin, Collin and Kaley Desher, Philip and Jared Hawley and great grandmother of Natalia Ulbin. Dear sister of Constance Onorato.

  Interment was in New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.


  Funeral services were held at Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, Gloucester City for Denise E. Miller, 6a00d8341bf7d953ef0115724332f3970b-120wi 39, of Gloucester City who passed away September 24, 2010.

  Beloved daughter of Nancy Smith (nee Phelps) and her husband Arthur, and the late Daniel Miller. Loving mother of Loribeth and cherished fiancée of John Palser. Dear sister of Loreen Miller-Zareb and Daniel Miller. Special aunt to Carla, Alec, Adam, Corey, Justin, Briana and Alex. 

  Interment held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in c/o the funeral home and made to the “Loribeth Palser Trust Fund” for her future education.