Remembering Uncle Joe Barron, American War Hero
Bill's Point of View: Do Away with Tammany Hall Style of Government in Gloucester City

Obits: Joseph B. Collins, of Lake Harmony PA; Marion B. Rowan, of Gloucester City; Winifred A. Deal of Audubon; Mrs. Dorothy E. Anderson formerly of Bellmawr, Age 93

Joseph B. Collins Sr., of Lake Harmony PA , formerly of Gloucester City; Past President of Hospital Engineers Association of Southern NJ

R2 On November 19, 2010. Age 65. Of Lake Harmony, PA. Formerly of Gloucester City. Loving Husband of 44 years to Edna F. (Nee Kraft). Beloved father of Joseph B. Collins, Jr. (Bridget), John Collins, Mark Collins (Joann) and Maureen Collins. Devoted Brother of Jack Collins, Bernard Collins, Eileen Collins and the late Donna Collins. Cherished Grandfather of Alyssa, Joseph B. III, Mary Kathryn, Dominic and Margaret Anne “Maggie” Collins. Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joe was the former Director of Plant Engineering at Virtua Health Systems (West Jersey Hospital) in Voorhees NJ, Past President of the Hospital Engineers Association of Southern NJ and Delaware Valley, and ASHE member.

Relatives, friends and former co-workers are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Monday Evening November 22, 2010  from 7pm to 9 pm and Tuesday morning November 23, 2010 from 9:30am to 10:30 am at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, (at Brown Street) Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 am at Saint Mary’s R.C. Church. Interment Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill, NJ. Family requests donations to Msgr. Lucitt’s Needy Children’s Christmas Fund: PO Box 87, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write in memo: Joseph B. Collins, Sr. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Joseph B. Collins, Sr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME

 

Marion B. Rowan, of Gloucester City, Past St. Mary School Cafeteria Manager, Graduate of Gloucester Catholic HS Class of  1944

 Marion B. Rowan died on November 19, 2010. (nee Bignell) Age 83. Of Images-3 Gloucester City. Loving wife of 55 years to the late Patrick J. Rowan, Sr. Cherished mother of Patrick  J. Rowan, Jr. of Oaklyn, Thomas E. Rowan of Pennsauken, Kathleen Rowan of Gloucester City and Maryann (William P.) Hook of Gilbertsville, PA. Devoted grandmother of Patricia Marie Hook. Dear Sister of Claire (Henry) Murphy and Beloved Sister-in-law Margaret Keenan of Gloucester City, the late Edward Bignell, the late Jane and Albert Babcock. Survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Marion was a longtime and devoted friend to Sister Christine and Sister Nora. She was born, raised and lived her entire life in Gloucester City.

Marion was a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School Class of 1944. She was active with the High School Sorority and was Past President of Gloucester Catholic PTA. Marion was Recording Secretary/ Regent for Diocese of Camden PTA. She started in Saint Mary’s School Library and then became Cafeteria Manager at the School and retired after 33 years of dedicated service. Marion was a devoted lifelong parishioner of Saint Mary’s R.C. Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend her viewing on Monday morning from 10 am to 12 Noon at Saint Mary’s R.C. Church: 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 Noon in the church. Interment with her late husband in New Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr. Family requests memorial donations in lieu of flowers to Saint Mary’s R.C. Church Memorial Fund: c/o the church at the above address or Dominican Sisters of Hope: 820 Hudson Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Please write in memo: Marion B. Rowan. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to www.mccannhealey.com under online obituaries of Marion B. Rowan.

Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City.  Ph: 856-456-1142 

 Mrs. Winifred A. Deal, US Navy WW II Veteran, Active in the Haddonfield and Audubon Methodist Churches

Winifred A. Deal (nee Shimmin), age 91, recently of Collingswood, 6a00d8341bf7d953ef0115724332f3970b-120wi formerly of Audubon, passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center on Thursday November 18, 2010.

Winnie was born in 1919 in Haddonfield, NJ to the late Ernest and Florence Shimmin. She is a US Navy veteran serving during WWII (1943 to 1945). She was stationed in the United States and spent most of 1945 in Pearl Harbor. She was a member of Haddonfield United Methodist Church where she was married, sang in the choir and taught Sunday school classes. After marrying, Winnie and Warren moved to Audubon to raise their family. There, she joined the Audubon United Methodist Church, where she was very active for many years. Mrs. Deal was a member and a Past Worthy Matron of the Audubon OES#191, a member and past president of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Knights Templar, Cyrene Commandry, and a member of the VFW Socialites of Haddon Heights.

Mrs. Deal is the beloved wife of the late Warren E. Deal, loving mother of Edward (Gerry) of Seattle, WA, Donald (Cherie) of Whitewater, WI, and John (Etheljean) of Haddonfield, NJ. She is the proud grandmother of 4 and the dear aunt of 21 nieces and nephews. Winnie is also the sister of the late Fred Shimmin, Margaret Sheppard of Marlton, Bill (Nina) Shimmin of Willingboro, and Dick (Gerri) Shimmin of Folsom, PA.

Relatives and friends are invited to remember and pay tribute to Winnie on Monday evening from 6-8pm at the HENRY FUNERAL HOME, 152 W. Atlantic Ave., Audubon, where an Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 7:30pm. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday 10am at the Audubon United Methodist Church where friends may call after 9am. Burial with military honors will follow at Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Winifred's memory can be made to Audubon United Methodist Church, W. Graisbury and Wyoming Avenue, Audubon, NJ 08106.

 

 Mrs. Dorothy E. Anderson formerly of Bellmawr, Age 93


Images-3 Dorothy E. Anderson (nee Prayne), on November 18, 2010, of Atco, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 93.

Beloved wife of the late William. Devoted mother of Dorothy E. Faust, Eileen J. Reed (Glenn), Barbara A. Miner (Raymond) and William W. (Linda). Loving grandmother of 15, great grandmother of 11 and great-great grandmother of 4.

Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing Monday morning from 10am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE.

Funeral service 11am Monday at the funeral home.

Interment Harleigh Cemetery, Camden.

Family and friends may share memories at www.GardnerFuneralHome.com.

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