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Calvin A. Tomlin, of Bellmawr/Philly; The Sweetest, Kindest, Most Loving Man Ever

"I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good thing, therefore, that I can do, or any
kindness I can show to any fellow human being, let me do it now.
Let me not defer nor neglect it,
For I shall not pass this way again."

Today we lost the sweetest, kindest, most loving man in the world. TOMLIN, CALVIN A. (SONNY), of Bellmawr and Philadelphia, passed away February 19, 2021, at the age of 93. C.php Devoted husband of the late Emma (née Strang). Predeceased by his loving mother Margaret (née Dougherty) and father Frank; by his brothers Joseph and William, and his sister Evelyn; and by his first grandchild Debra. Adored father of Gail (Patrick) Tomlin-Cooper; and Steven (Angela). Proud grandfather of Steven, Eric, Emilie, Madison, and Jakob. Also survived by his sister-in-law Sara Devine, his daughter-in-law Debra Tomlin, and a very large extended family.

He is especially missed by his "Pal and #1 Best Friend for 87+ years", Bill Ward, whom he loved dearly.

For those wishing to say good-bye to Sonny, a viewing will be held on Saturday, February 27, from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede, NJ.
For your safety, current requirements for masks and social distancing will be enforced. Those choosing to gather, please do so outside.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations made to:
*The Scleroderma Foundation
*American Cancer Society
*American Heart Association
*Animal rescue organizations or shelters

Interment private. A celebration of Sonny's life will take place at a safer time.

In these Covid confined times, our ability to gather and share our memories is inhibited. As such, we encourage family and friends to share their favorite memories and stories below until such time as we can all gather safely and celebrate Sonny's life in-person.