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Susan M. Jordan, of Bellmawr, age 56

Susan M. Jordan, on February 24, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 56. Beloved mother of Victoria Caldas, Taylor Caldas and the late J.T. Jordan. Loving "Gigi" to Peyton George. Cherished daughter of Dorothy and James Jordan. Dear sister of James Jordan (Robin). Aunt of Shannon and Casey Jordan. Also survived by Obe Caldas, Debbie Polin and many cousins, aunts and uncles. Susan worked for USPS. In her free time, she loved camping and vacationing in Disney, the Bahamas and going on cruises. Susan loved the shore, her animals and most importantly, her family. There will be a celebration of her life held at a later date. Read more →


Free Food for Camden County Residents Friday

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County. Drive-up only, While supplies last. Must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Read more →


Former Bellmawr Resident Jesse Ryan Yip Succumbs; Triton Alum, Avid Skydiver

Jesse Ryan Yip age 33 Suddenly, on February 12, 2021, at age 33. Of Port Charlotte, Florida. Formerly of Bellmawr, NJ. Beloved son of Dawn Renn and William “Jesse” Yip. Loving brother of Dylan Powers, Alexis Yip and Jenna Yip. Cherished maternal grandson of Jane Renn and the late Robert Renn. Cherished paternal grandson of Ilse Yip and the late Arthur Yip. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, as well as Ashley Hall and her two daughters, Kayleigh and Paige of Port Charlotte, FL. Jesse was a graduate of Triton High School class of 2006. He went on to graduate Boot Camp in the U.S. Army in 2009. Jesse was an avid skydiver and loved playing football and hockey. Relatives and... Read more →


Joseph T. Wdzieczkowski, age 90, of Bellmawr; Retired Postal Worker, Air Force Veteran

Joseph T. Wdzieczkowski, age 90, of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Beloved husband of 67 years to Mabel E. Wdzieczkowski (nee Rieger). Devoted father of Joseph T. Wells (Mary Ellen) and Thomas J. Wdzieczkowski (Debbie) and the late Donna. Loving grandfather of Jennifer Wells, Marie & Joshua Kizitaff, and Rachel and Tori Wdzieczkowski. Dear brother of Bruno Wdzieczkowski (the late Rose), Margaret Smith (Ronald), Sister Rosemarie, and the late Thomas Wdzieczkowski (the late Rose). Mr. Wdzieczkowski was a US Air Force veteran. He worked for the US Postal Service in Bellmawr for 42 years and retired as the Manager of Training in 1992. Joe was an avid church goer and a member of... Read more →


CNBNews Cheers & Jeers January & February 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER--The Gloucester High Lady Lions are off to a great start; they are unbeaten through their first seven games. Way to Go Lions. JEER—The recent snowstorms have made it very difficult for people walking, especially when the owner of the property doesn't clear the snow from the walkway. What is especially annoying to pedestrians is being forced into the street because of an icy sidewalk. Most communities have an ordinance requiring sidewalks in their town to be cleaned within so many hours after the snow stops. In Gloucester City, the Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance, Chapter 73-15 adopted in April 1881 states in part, "All owners or occupants of any lots, building, sheds or cellars within the limits of... Read more →


Frances C. Musero-Shiflet, of Cedar Brook; formerly of Bellmawr

Frances C. Musero-Shiflet, of Cedar Brook; formerly of Bellmawr; passed away peacefully on February 6, 2021 at home with her family. Frances is the Loving wife of the late Thomas; Beloved daughter of the late Frank & Carmella; Devoted mother of Richard and his wife Diane; Proud Gramms of Karli; Dear sister of Rosemarie Musero, Frank Musero and his wife Pam, Dolores Shaw and her husband Jim, and Charles Musero and his wife Sharon. Frances will also be missed by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and pets. Frances' greatest joy was her family, her pets, and most of all being Karli's Gramms. Frances enjoyed working out, going to the movies with her family, going to diners, drinking her morning coffee on the deck while... Read more →


Joseph Patrick Gilligan, Member of Purple Eagles and Bellmawr Girls Softball

Joseph Patrick Gilligan Joseph Patrick Gilligan on Feb 6, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 76. Beloved Husband of Kathleen (nee Daniels). Devoted Father of Meg Brown (Kevin), Kara Newman- Gilligan (the late Andrea) and Brian Gilligan (Michelle). Loving Joe-Joe of Colin Ryder, Patrick Ryder, Liam Ryder, Owen Brown, Abigail Brown, Josie Brown, Charolette Brown, Grady Brown, Callahan Newman-Galligan, Chase Galligan, Tanner Galligan and Quinn Gilligan. Dear Brother of Kathleen Familetti. Joe was a member of the Bellmawr Purple Eagles and Bellmawr Girls Softball. He proudly served in the Coast Guard Reserve. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 8:30 to 10am at Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede. Funeral Mass 10:30am Wednesday at St Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment private at the request of family. Donations... Read more →


Photos of Downtown Gloucester City on a Snowy Night

The Broadway and Monmouth Street intersection, looking towards St. Mary's Church, located at 425 Monmouth Street (photo by Kathy Reddy) (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Feb 3, 2021)(CNBNews)--Kathy Reddy, of Sunshine Florist Shop, Broadway and Monmouth Street took some fabulous photos Monday night, February 1 of St. Mary's Church, the Gloucester City Municipal Building and the Veterans Monument during the snowstorm. The Veterans monument on the far left and the Gloucester City Municipal Building, on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) PNC Bank on the left, St. Mary's Church in the distance and Bank of America on the right (photo by Kathy Reddy) The photos are published here with permission. Thank you Kathy ~CNBNews ++++++ For those who are unaware Sunshine Flowers & Gifts, 2 North Broadway, has... Read more →


Federal Trade Commission: Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised

Customers thought they were tipping drivers — not Amazon — and drivers were left shortchanged February 2, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Using your own vehicle to deliver packages for Amazon and earn extra money. Sounds good, right? But has Amazon been keeping the tips its drivers are making when delivering for its Amazon Flex program? According to the complaint the FTC issued today, the answer is yes. image courtesy of https://www.liveinhomecare.com/ In its app and numerous marketing materials, Amazon advertises that drivers can earn $18 to $25 per hour — plus 100% of customer tips. According to the FTC, during a two-and-a-half year period, Amazon Flex used about $61.7 million in tips to subsidize drivers’ base pay. Customers thought they were... Read more →


James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr; Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Member

James H. Gentile, "Jimmy Tomato," of Bellmawr, on January 31, 2021, surrounded by his loving family he passed away peacefully. Age 64. Loving son of the late Harold "Duke" and Helen (nee Porter) Gentile. Dear brother of Carol Price (Peter III), and the late Robert Gentile (Janet Johnson). Devoted Uncle of Robert Gentile, Jr., Peter Price IV (Melissa), Cathleen Price, Christine Price, and Crystal Price and great uncle of Peter V, Aubree, Ayden, Paxton. Nephew of Shirley Dougherty. Grandson of the late Louis and Elva Porter. Preceded in death by his faithful companion "Missy." Jim was a lifelong resident of Bellmawr, NJ. He was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 for 25 years. His hobbies and interests include gardening his tomatoes in... Read more →


Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr

Anna Goldie (nee Raneri), of Bellmawr, passed away peacefully, on January 26, 2021. Age 93. Loving wife of the late William Goldie. Devoted mother of Sharon Goldie and Sandra Cima (Rocco). She loved her family, especially her granddaughter, Amanda Petito (Andrew) and her grandsons Rocco Cima, Antonio Cima (Janaye) and Franco Cima (Janine). Anna was blessed with 4 great grandchildren. Services will be private at the request of the family. https://www.gardnerfuneralhome.com Read more →


Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy", Bellmawr, 93

Gertrude J. Wakeley "Trudy" (nee Bayer), on January 26, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Wakeley for 49 years. Devoted mother of Thomas Wakeley and Joann Duffield and stepmother of Dolores O'Neill (the late Joseph). Loving grandmother of Victoria Liebman (Todd), Pamela Wakeley (Jeremy Webb), Thomas Wakeley III (Jodi), and Shannon Eaton (Tyler) and step grandmother of Joseph O'Neill (Amy), Darren O'Neill (Ro), Kevin O'Neill (Jamie), Ryan O'Neill (Amy), and Glenn O'Neill (Cara). Dear great grandmother of 8 and step great grandmother of 9. Trudy was an employee at ITE Imperial as a bookkeeper, retiring in 1992 after 22 years. She was a member of the Bellmawr Little League Women's Auxiliary. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 9:45am... Read more →


Police Need Help Identifying / Locating Driver Involved in Camden City Hit-and-Run

Camden City, N.J. (January 28, 2021)– Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the driver involved in a Jan. 27 fatal hit-and-run in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Police responded to the 2600 block of Mt. Ephraim Ave. shortly before 10 p.m. for a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle. When they arrived, they located a man suffering from injuries to the head. The victim, identified as Lawrence Lloyd, 46, of Camden, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead around 10:30 p.m. A witness told officers the driver who hit Lloyd drove off after the incident. Through the investigation, detectives collected evidence and surveillance... Read more →


Bob Waterson of Bellmawr; Air Force Veteran, Mt. Laurel MUA Employee, Auto Detailer

Bob Waterson Robert “Bob” Waterson, age 80, from Bellmawr NJ, passed away peacefully at his home in Bellmawr on Monday, January 25, 2021. He is survived by his dear friend and former spouse Frances Waterson. Beloved father to Robert Waterson (Dawn), Darlene Sokoloff (Shanon), and Donna Conte (Brian). Cherished Grandpop to Kennedy, Taylor, Gracie, George, Charlotte. Admired cousins Tony Beatrice, Roz Ezzi and Godson, Jimmy Ezzi. Predeceased by his loving mother Mary Beatrice DiGioia (Dominic), his father George Waterson Sr., and brother George Waterson Jr. Bob grew up in Camden, attended high school and proudly earned his GED. He went on to serve in the US Air Force, E4 Airman First Class, from 1960-1964, stationed in Berlin, Germany and Tachikawa, Japan. He was quickly promoted... Read more →


Lawrence W. Bruni "Larry", of Bellmawr, 74

Lawrence W. Bruni "Larry", on January 19, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 74. Beloved son of the late Lawrence Sr. and Dolores. Loving brother of Dolores Ferrara "Sis" (Phil) "Swizz". Dear uncle of Philip Ferrara and Valerie Capobianco (Faust Sr.). Great uncle to Faust Capobianco, Jr. Also survived by many family members and friends. Larry proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Blueberry Hill Hunting Club and worked for Staple Ford Chevrolet. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10am on Thursday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10:30am at Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment New Saint Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Read more →


Mario A. Chiusolo, of Bellmawr, 94

Mario A. Chiusolo, on January 18, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 94. Beloved husband of the late Rosina (nee Penna). Devoted father of Marie McDowell (Joe) and Enrico Chiusolo (JoAnn). Loving grandfather of Aubrey, Jason, Jamie, Nicholas, Kristin, and Kurt and great grandfather of Karlye, Joseph, Keith, Anthony, Carter, Nicholas, and Cadence. Dear brother of the late Lucy and Anna. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mario proudly served with the US Army. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services and interment will be private. Read more →


Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), of Bellmawr

Irene A. Gedremenc (nee Messner), on January 17, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Philly. Age 73. Daughter of the late Warren and Adelina Messner. Beloved wife of Ilija "Lee" Gedremenc for 39 years. Devoted mother of William E. Gedremenc and Christina A. Klemp (Gabe). Cherished MiMi of Landon and Olivianna. Dear sister of William J. (Joyce), David W, Sr. (Susan), Warren, Jr. (Pam), and Philip (Karen). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Irene loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed going on cruises with Lee and going to hockey and baseball games with Tina. Irene had a loving heart - a true heart of gold. She would help anybody, anytime. There will be a viewing from 6pm to 8pm... Read more →


Gwendolyn Vonceil Egner Ryan, Long Time Nurse; Bellmawr Board of Health

Peacefully, on January 15, 2021. Mother of 6 children and former nurse of Bellmawr, NJ. More recently of Mt. Laurel and Cherry Hill and a long-time resident of Sea Isle City. Loving and devoted wife of over 60 years to the late James J Ryan Sr. Beloved mother of Richard, Kathleen Pacifico, James Jr. (Sara), David (Stacey), Jennifer Alleva (David) and Daniel (Christie). Cherished "Mom-Mom" to 17 grandchildren and the late Jaime DeMaria, and 15 great grandchildren. Dear sister to the late Barbara Dubiel (Joseph). Treasured aunt and devoted friend to many. Born in Philadelphia on August 23, 1929, Gwen grew up in Reading, PA. She was a proud cheerleader for Reading High School and was a 1950 graduate of the Bellevue School of Nursing... Read more →


Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren, the Glassmans: Bill (Nicole), Bob (Tiff), Kim, Krista (Cesar), Dan, Liz (Joe), Jim, and Eric; the Gartlands: Patrick (Stephanie), Erin (John), Michael (Alexis) and Sean; the Driscolls: Luke, Allison, and Liam; the Leonchucks: Michael Blaise, Rebecca, Nick, and Jeanette; the Driscolls: Catherine (Chris), Joe, Jack, Olivia, Sam, Genevieve, and Brody; and the Longs: Alexa, Madison (Obey), and Brian. He was the cherished Great-grandfather of 12, Hannah, Noah, Bobby, Kylie, Kendra, Ryan, Eli, Brielle, Rosie,... Read more →


Marlene Baranello, of Bellmawr, 77

Surrounded by her loving family, Marlene passed peacefully on January 14, 2021, at age 77. Of Bellmawr. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Cherished daughter of the late James and Mary Baranello (nee D’Alessio). Beloved sister of Jean Baranello Abbonizia and her late husband, Arthur James Abbonizia. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great dogs and cats. Marlene loved pizza and bowling, time spent with family and friends, and enjoyed eating out whenever the occasion arose, cheese steaks were her favorite. She enjoyed special time spent with her best friend Nancy. Marlene attended a Senior Care Center, Active Day of Washington Township prior to the start of Covid in March 2020. She and her family loved Trish and the staff who... Read more →


Roseann M. Chambers of Bellmawr age 82

Roseann M. Chambers (nee Bisirri), on January 10, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved mother of James (Kimberly), John (Tracy), Mark (Patrice), and Michael (Colleen). Devoted grandmother Tiffany (Leandro), Jimmy (Katelynn), Johnny (Jen), Alicia, Alyssa, Aidan, Carly, Logan, and Cooper and great grandmom of Hailey and Tyler. Preceded in death by six siblings. Family was the center of Roseann's life. She loved spending time with her four sons, their wives, her grandchildren, and her nieces and nephews. There will be a visitation from 9:45am to 11:45am Friday morning at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, St. Vincent Pallotti RC Church, 901 Hopkins Road A, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Memorial Mass 12 noon at the Church. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be... Read more →


John (Jack) J. Swartz, Sr. of Bellmawr

On January 11, 2021. Age 80. Longtime resident of Bellmawr. Loving and devoted husband of 51 years to the late Ann M. Swartz (nee Colan), who passed away in 2013. Loving father of John J. “Jack” Swartz, Jr. (Lisa), Michele Nowlen (Andrew) and Lisa Myers (Brian). Adored and loved by his seven grandchildren, Justin and Aaron Nowlen, Amanda and Robert Swartz and Brooke, Ava and Breanne Myers. Cherished great-grandfather of Willow Nowlen. Predeceased by his sister, Mary Tinari. Jack was a resident of Bellmawr since 1974, where he was faithful and devoted parishioner of St. Joachim Parish: Annunciation B.V.M. Church, having served as an usher at mass. He worked 37 years for ACME Markets in South Philadelphia. At the request of his family, funeral services... Read more →


Doris Ruth Chamberlin, of Bellmawr

On January 8, 2021, Age 79, Of Bellmawr. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter of the late George and Ethel (Heritage) Chamberlin. Cherished sister of Robert Chamberlin, John Chamberlin, she is also survived by and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by five sisters and four brothers. Doris worked for many years as a cashier at Shop Rite in Cherry Hill, NJ, She was also a lifetime member of AA. Funeral Services are private. A celebration of Doris’ life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers to the family, memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Associations, 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400. McLean, VA 22102. Please memo, Doris R. Chamberlin. Condolences and Memories may be shared at... Read more →


Grace E. Powell, of Bellmawr, age 94.

Grace E. Powell, on January 11, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 94. Wife of the late William C. Powell. Devoted mother of Clark Powell, Sandra Powell, and the late Kenneth Powell. Loving Grandmother of Jason Powell, Christine Sanders, Daniel Powell, David Powell, Shepperd Powell, and Dakota Hill. Great-grandmother of five. She is also survived by her siblings, Maureen Brown and Maurice McDermott. Grace was a faithful member of the Barrington Seniors Club. There will be a viewing from 10am to 11am on Friday, January 15 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR. Funeral Service 11am at the funeral home. Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. Read more →


$10,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Bellmawr

TRENTON (Jan. 11, 2021) – There was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, January 8, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. The ticket was purchased at Jersey Bagel & Food Mart, 609 Sicklerville Rd., Sicklerville in Camden County. The $600 million jackpot drawing will be held on Tuesday, January 12. If won, it would be the 4th-largest jackpot in the game’s history. The estimated cash value is $442.4 million. There were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball-winning $10,000. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $20,000. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations: Burlington County ($20,000):... Read more →


John J. Williams, of Bellmawr, former Manager of Marine Equipment Supply

John J. Williams, on January 6, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 87. Husband of the late Helen (nee Clayton). Beloved father of Dolores Kisielewski (Mike), Nancy Tarves (Scott) and Donna Bentley (Steve). Loving Pop to Michael (Diana) and Matthew Kisielewski, Kyle and Cole Tarves, and Taylor and Parker Bentley. Great Pop of Olivia Kisielewski. Also survived by his special friend Elaine Hoppe. John managed the Marine Equipment Supply Company in Westville for 35 years. He also worked as a food service manager at the Spectrum. He was a member of the Democrat Club and Zoning Board of Bellmawr. He was also a member at Royal Fitness for over 25 years, where he made many friends. John loved traveling in his free time.... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Big Rube Comes to Thomas Murphy's Tavern, Gloucester City

Derek Timm | Special to CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 10, 2021)--A few weeks ago Thomas Murphy's Pub, 157 SOUTH BURLINGTON STREET, teamed up with one the guys who made Mitchell and Ness a global brand and is known as a fried chicken aficionado. SEE FULL MENU Thomas Murphy's Pub 157 S Burlington Street Gloucester City, NJ 08030 (856) 432-6317 HOURS Sunday to Saturday 11am to 10 pm 'Thomas Murphy's Pub has engaged Rueben "Big Rube" Harley, Philly’s beloved "fried chicken master," to sell his signature fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches. Harley, a pop-up chef and photographer, is known locally and nationally for putting the Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company on the map in 2001. A West Philly native, Harley started a catering business... Read more →


Al Klink, Retired Postal Employee, Worked Part-time for Rapid Rover and Canals Liquor Store

Albert Klink, passed peacefully on December 30, 2020 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of 55 years to Barbara Klink (nee Carfagno). Devoted father of Danielle (Vince), Nicole (Kevin), and Michelle (Joe). Loving grandfather of Liam, Aidan, Emily, Joey, and Nora. Also survived by his cherished dog, Lady. Preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Leonore (nee Danielius). Albert grew up in Southwest Philadelphia and attended West Catholic High School. He proudly served with the US Air Force and was stationed in Hawaii. Albert retired from the US Postal Service after 33 years of service. When he first began with the postal service he worked in the Gloucester City and Bellmawr branches as a clerk/carrier. In retirement, he enjoyed working for Rapid Rover... Read more →


Privately Run South Jersey Veterans Center Needs A New Roof; Can You Help?

Bob Kotter, of Gloucester City and Kathleen Van Stine (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews LINDENWOLD, NJ (December 30, 2020)--In 2015 Michael and Kathleen Van Stine founded the SpectraCare® Foundation using Michael's $130,000 retirement fund to launch the project. The Foundation will help veterans (Veterans Assist), senior citizens (Seniors Advantage), and animals in need (Paws Plus). "That retirement fund was every cent in our savings; today we both live on what we receive from Social Security," she said. Kotter, who is a volunteer member of the organization's advisory board said, "We're trying to put together a veteran Center with no government money. We have the building, we have construction covered, electrical covered, plumbing covered, HVAC covered. We have a doctor, a nurse, an... Read more →


Marion H. Schreffler, of Bellmawr, 92

Marion H. Schreffler (nee Root), on December 23, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Schreffler, Jr. Devoted mother of Kenneth III (Mindi), Keith, and the late Larry and Mariann. Loving grandmother of Stefan, Jared, Kyle, Jenny, and Casadei and great grandmother Aviva and Jamison. Dear sister of Louis Root (Joyce), Ida Root, and the late Bill, Frances, Emma, and Irvin. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and sisters-in-law Audrey and Carol. Marion attended Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. There will be a viewing from 10am to 11am Thursday, December 31 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 11am at the funeral home. Interment Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. In lieu of flowers, donations may be... Read more →


Mental Health Services for Camden County Residents

(Camden, NJ) – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to dramatically alter our day-to-day activities. From small adjustments like mandatory mask wearing, to life-changing events like lost loved ones or prolonged unemployment, the pandemic can be a serious strain on mental health. For some, managing comes easy, but for those struggling to cope, support is available. “From the beginning of this pandemic, we have been fighting a war on multiple fronts. While much of our collective attention has been paid to protecting physical health, we need everyone to make sure they are closely monitoring their mental health as well,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Fortunately, as the pandemic has continued, assistance and resources to cope with its effects have become more robust. If you... Read more →


Mary F. Nichols, of Bellmawr, age 88

Mary F. Nichols, on December 23, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly Shenandoah, PA. Age 88. Beloved wife of John of 66 years. Loving mother of John (Karen). Dear sister of Theresa Ferringo (Larry) and the late Donald Robel (Maryann). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was a parishioner of Mary, Mother of The Church, she was a member of Bellmawr Park Fire Ladies Auxiliary, where she was the correspondence secretary for 28 years. Mary enjoyed doing puzzles and the daily crosswords. She loved candies, sweets and watching and feeding birds. There will be a viewing from 7:45am to 9:15am Tuesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am Tuesday St. Joachim, Mary, Mother of The Church, Bellmawr. Entombment New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr.... Read more →


Elizabeth Maria O'Brien (nee Grolich) formerly of Bellmawr

Elizabeth Maria O'Brien (nee Grolich) of Cherry Hill, NJ, died Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at St. Mary's Catholic Home in Cherry Hill. She was 92. Born in Czechoslovakia, she resided in Southampton, NJ moving there from Bellmawr, NJ where she lived for many years. She loved classical music and accompanied the church choir on her violin. Mrs. O'Brien was the wife of the late John C. O'Brien, Jr. She is survived by family in Austria and Germany. She will be missed by her family and her dear friends. Donations may be made to Holy Eucharist Church, Hope Office, 520 Medford Lakes Rd., Tabernacle, NJ 08088. Arrangements by Lechner Funeral Home, Medford. Read more →


Frank Crosson, Long Time Deacon at St. Mary's Parish, Past Police Officer/Criminal Investigator

Frank Crosson, "Butch" Bellmawr and Formerly of Gloucester City – On December 18, 2020. Age 81. Survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Maryann Crosson (nee Ott). Frank was surrounded at death by his loving family. Loving father of Jill (Bruce) Darrow and loving grandsons Brett, Austin, Angel, Chris and Ron. Loving Father of Janeen (Chris) Coughlin and loving grandchildren Kylar and Aidan Coughlin. Dear Brother of Margaret (late Gilbert) Rossiter. Dear brother-in-law of Annamae Matyasik, Alice (Jim) Mendell, Gerri Johnson and the late Norma Kuder. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank was known to many as Butch and was born in Gloucester City. He attended Gloucester Catholic High School but graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1959. He entered the Gloucestercitynews.net... Read more →


50 Percent Off Coupons Offered by Businesses in Gloucester City and throughout New Jersey

Gloucester CITY, NJ(December 14, 2020)(CNBNewsnet)--LocalFlavor.com serves communities small and large, with thousands of local Deals and coupons in hundreds of towns and cities across the country. They also offer Deals from select nationwide retailers in your home town. For example here in Gloucester City Vitale's Italian Bistro, 942 Ninth Street, and Holy City Publick House, 332 Jersey Avenue are both offering a 50% off coupon to the public. Restaurants are not the only venues offering discounts, First Choice Tire and Off-Road Center, 1038 NORTH EVERGREEN AVENUE Woodbury is offering 50 percent off on certain purchases. Check out their website for deals for restaurants and other retail businesses located near you, LocalFlavor.com. Deals Dining Fun Your Home FIRST CHOICE AUTO TIRE & OFF ROAD CENTER $79... Read more →


Louise Rose DiAmore (nee Pacifico), of Bellmawr, age 101.

Louise Rose DiAmore (nee Pacifico), on December 17, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 101. Daughter of the late Michael and Theresa Pacifico. Wife of the late Francis P. DiAmore. Mother of Michael DiAmore. Grandmother of Sharon Marie DiAmore and Michelle Marie DiAmore and great grandmother of Michael Joseph DiAmore, Ashley Louise Bennett, and Robert Michael Bennett. Mother-in-law of Joan Marie DiAmore. Predeceased by many siblings, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Louise worked as a hairdresser for many years. She was an active parishioner at Mary, Mother of the Church and enjoyed helping with carnivals by selling raffle tickets. Services and interment are private at the request of the family. Read more →


John V. DeAngelis, of Bellmawr; Retired Bellmawr Employee, Navy Veteran, Community Activist

John V. DeAngelis, on December 15, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved husband of Helen (nee Vogt) for 62 years. Devoted father of Denise Smith (Joseph) and Christine DeAngelis. Loving grandfather of Danielle Johnson (Andrew), Edward Brown Jr. (Darby), Joseph Smith (Victoria), Corey Smith, and Samantha Brown and great grandfather of Chase & Leni Rose Brown, Tyler Johnson, and Collins Smith. Dear brother of Phillip DeAngelis and the late Joseph, Brandino, and Natalie Scott. Brother-in-law of John Vogt (Marie) and Catherine McCullah (Larry). Also survived by his cherished companion, "Bella". John proudly served with the US Navy. He retired as Assistant Superintendent of the Bellmawr Recreation Center after 43 years. John was a member of Bellmawr Cruisers, President of the Bellmawr Senior Club, and played... Read more →


Food Pantries Benefit from Kiwanis Club

Past New Jersey District Kiwanis Governor Jack Wilson (right) of Haddon Township presents Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter (left) a $150 grant for municipal hunger projects. Photo by Milton Smith. HADDONFIELD: Food pantries in Bellmawr and Barrington are beneficiaries of grants from the New Jersey District of Kiwanis. Grants of $150 each were recently presented by the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons to Bellmawr Mayor Charles Sauter and to Barrington Municipal Clerk Terry Shannon. Each municipality will distribute the funds to smaller pantries serving their residents. The New Jersey District of Kiwanis Foundation offered competitive grants to Kiwanis Clubs throughout the state who showed a dedicated effort in combating food insecurity within their service areas. The Kiwanis Club of the Haddons secured two $150 grants. Over... Read more →


Frank J. Dolce, Jr., of Bellmawr

Frank J. Dolce, Jr., on December 10, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 78. Beloved husband of the late Diana Dolce (nee Rosato). Devoted father of Frank J. Dolce III (Tina) and Gina Ashman. Loving Pop Pop of Ashley (Tyler), Chelsea (Blaise) and Shane and great grandpop of Bentlee, Aubrey, Carson, Blaise Jr., Cora, and Casen. Dear brother of Joan Iuvara (Joe) and Judi Golden. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Frank proudly served with the US Navy and was an active member of VFW Post 9563. He enjoyed many adventures with Diana during their 42 years together, including his favorite hobbies of boating, fishing, and skiing. Since 2012 he served as a volunteer at the Battleship New Jersey. Services and interment are private at the request... Read more →


Alice Christaldi of Bellmawr, 86

Alice Christaldi (nee Sholomisky) of Bellmawr, passed away on Dec. 8, 2020, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Richard A. Christaldi. Devoted mother of Richard J. Christaldi (Angel), Stephen Christaldi (Jeanne) and the late Linda Faiella. Loving grandmother of Stephen, Danielle, Richard III, Nicholas, Michael, Dominic, Gina and Gabrielle. She is also survived by 5 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and was predeceased by 5 sisters and 3 brothers. Alice enjoyed going to the Atlantic City casinos and playing the slot machines and Texas Hold’em. She also enjoyed playing Pinochle with her family. Alice received the most enjoyment from being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Monday from 8 to 10 AM at TERRANOVA FUNERAL... Read more →


Robert J. Murray, "Reds", of Bellmawr,

Robert J. Murray, "Reds", on December 8, 2020, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of Taney Street, Phila., PA. Age 89. Devoted husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" Murray (nee Gibson). Beloved father of William J. (Joan), Thomas F. (Denise), and the late Robert and Michael and beloved stepfather of Michael Gibson (Helen). Reds was the beloved Gramps to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was also the best tree ever. All of his grandchildren climbed the sturdy limbs on his once strong frame. Robert was a retiree of A & P Foods, Oscar Mayer, and the State of New Jersey. He was a kind man who had the ability to make a new friend wherever he went. He loved horse racing, the casino, and eating his... Read more →


American Legion Baseball regionals have featured some star individual performances

By Richard Walker Nov 16, 2020 NOTE: This is the second of a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Gloucestercitynews.net files Once American Legion Baseball officials switched to an eight-regional playoff format in 1960, several individuals have shined above the rest to lead their teams to berths in the American Legion World Series, dramatic wins or even just extraordinary achievements. For Memphis pitching and hitting standout Don Castle in the late 1960s, it was all three. Castle, the eighth overall selection in the first round of the June 1968 major league draft, had about as good a spring and summer as any player has... Read more →


William F. Gannon of Wildwood and Bellmawr; Electrical Inspector and Motel Owner

William F. Gannon of Wildwood, NJ passed away Thursday December 3, 2020. Born in Bellmawr, NJ Bill has been a local resident for 65 years and was a dedicated employee of the City of Wildwood for 35 years as an Electrical Inspector. Additionally Bill served as an Inspector for North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest,Stone Harbor and Sea Isle City during that period. Bill was a devoted community servant to his beloved City of Wildwood both as an employee and a volunteer. Bill was very well known throughout town for his humorous stories and quick wit. Bill's family often joked they were not able to travel 5 feet before being stopped by someone their Dad knew for a talk and a few laughs. A pillar of his... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter V)

Sunset at Freedom Pier, Gloucester City NJ (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(December 7, 2020)--Peyton and I were cleaning out our photo collection and came upon the one above taken in September at dusk at Freedom Pier. Many people living here today have no idea that this area was once used by the federal government to house immigrants coming into our country in the 1940s and later it was a Coast Guard Base until 1990-91 when it was deeded to the city. A century ago it was the home of Billy Thompson, the Duke of Gloucester. Photos provided, toilet at Gloucester City Marina finally cleaned SOME GOOD NEWS -The Tipster who pointed out the dirty restrooms at the Gloucester City... Read more →


Carol A. Davenport, of Bellmawr. Age 82.

Carol A. Davenport (nee Stauts), on November 30, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Davenport. Devoted mother of Jane Rafferty (Harry), Joan Crane (the late Gary) and Carol Lynn Aubrey (Stephan). Loving Mom Mom of Gretchen Antinucci, Shane Crane, Ashley Aubrey, Stephen Aubrey and Jill Rafferty-Wilcox. Great grandmother of Kaylee Jo Antinucci, Jamison Wilcox and Mason Wilcox. Dear sister of the late Nancy Emmette. Also survived by Debbie Johnson, Mary Jo Applegate and Tommy, Pat DiShields, Joseph Antinucci and many nieces and nephews. Carol was a parishioner of St. Joachim Parish. She was an avid Bingo player. She also loved to bowl and go to the casinos. Carol was an extremely talented singer, dancer and artist. There will be a... Read more →


Donald W. Acquesta, of Bellmawr, age 33

Donald W. Acquesta, on November 24, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 33. Beloved son of Lorraine Meyers (Brad) and the late Donald Acquesta. Devoted brother of Carolyn Meyers (Vince Fisher). Loving grandson of Patricia Lucas (Grover), Carol Meyers, and the late William Peters. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Donald worked for JYE Inc. He loved cars, computers, video games, and especially his dog Maggie. Donald was very patriotic and was an avid gun owner. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Saturday, December 5 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donald's memory to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street,... Read more →


BUSINESS NEWS: Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio and More! NOW OPENED

AUDUBON, NJ--Local female entrepreneur Jessica Wilson opened her business, Crafty Couture DIY Chalk Studio and More!, 102 Wyoming Avenue, on Saturday, Nov. 21. Jessica is excited to introduce people to the world of chalk painting; “My desire is to make my customers feel like they’re stopping by for a cup of coffee in my living room. I want them to have lots of fun making beautiful things with me.” The store features unique decorative items and Chalk Couture projects for sale. Customers will be able to come in small, socially distant groups for Make and Take Classes. Potential projects will be both seasonal and general to appeal to every taste. More details, classes schedule and the digital storefront are available on the website http://www.craftycouturediystudio.com. Store... Read more →


Ralph A. Davis Jr., of Gloucester City; Seviroli Foods Employee, GHS Alum

On November 18, 2020. Age 54. Lifelong resident of Gloucester City. Cherished son of the late Ralph A. Davis, Sr. and Ruth C. Davis (née Aharon). Predeceased by his fiancée and love of his life, Cecilia Harrop. Survived by his beloved siblings, Ruth Ann Cutuli (Carmen), Claire Ann Davis (Walt), Carl Davis (Patty) and James Patrick Davis (Sandy). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and his family at D’Orazio/Seviroli Foods in Bellmawr. Ralph was a graduate of Gloucester High School and a faithful, devoted 22-year employee at Seviroli Foods in Bellmawr. He was an avid fan of the Phillies, Flyers and NASCAR. Ralph could always be found at Westbrook Lanes in Brooklawn bowling, shooting pool and handing out... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering through the Streets of South Jersey (Gloucester City Chapter IV)

The outside structure of Jacks' Twin Bar has been showing signs of neglect for a while. It makes you wonder why isn't the owner made to repair it? (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 22, 2020)(CNBNews)--After years of neglect Jack's Twin Bar, Broadway, and Market Street is nearing the end. The condition of the building looks like it is beyond repair. Peeking through the window on the Broadway side you can see broken pieces of sheetrock mixed with leaves. Most likely the leaves got into the building through one of the many holes in the roof. On Market Street, the siding, along with the capping over the soffit is falling off. Plus a stove pipe has broken down and is... Read more →


Upcoming Events in Camden County

EVENTS Haddonfield Candlelight Shopping Grab your friends for a holiday shopping extravaganza! Enjoy candlelight shopping every Friday in Downtown Haddonfield from Friday, November 27 through Friday, December 18! Shoppers will find in-store promotions, specials, discounts, and more at participating businesses! Read More. Battleship NJ Now Open for Tours The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 AM to 3 PM. This schedule will be in effect through the end of 2020. The Fire Power Tour will allow you to climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, take a walk down Broadway, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more! Read More. Drive-Thru Veterans... Read more →