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Dolores "Doris" Adamski, of Gloucester City

Gloucester City – On May 23, 2020, Age 86. (nee Dickerson) born on April 2, 1935 in South Philadelphia to John and Dorothy Dickerson (nee Weist). Doris and Edward attended grammar school together at St. Phillips Grammar School. Doris attended Hallahan High School. While at Hallahan, she was crowned May Queen. After high school, Edward joined the Air Force. Doris would take piano lessons at the convent and was studying to be a nun. She asked God for a sign. She received a letter from... Read more →


Rev. Francis J. Gramigna, Guidance Director, Cooper Chaplain, Parish Pastor, Camden Catholic HS Alum

Rev. Francis J. Gramigna Egg Harbor Township – On May 22, 2020. Age 83. Loving son of the late Joseph and Jane Gramigna. Devoted brother of Kathleen “Cass” (late Edward) Garrity and Charles (late Claire) Gramigna, and Sister-in-law Mary Gramigna. Predeceased by Mary (Louis) Lippa, Joan (Thomas) Campbell, Rose (Patrick) McShane, Joseph (Patricia) Gramigna, Edward Gramigna, Sr. Dear uncle of 48 nieces and nephews, and too many great-nieces and great-nephews to count. Father Frank was born in Oaklyn and was a graduate of Camden Catholic... Read more →


Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville

Aloysius (Alajos) N. Remetei, 88, of Westville, NJ passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, on December 5, 1931 to the late Alajos & Rozina Remetei. Due to his political beliefs he became a Hungarian Freedom Fighter and was imprisoned for those beliefs. After escaping to Austria, he met the love of his life, Gabriela on Christmas Day in 1956. In 1957 he then immigrated to the United States to become a U.S. Citizen. After two years of exchanging... Read more →


Liberta Russo, of Bellmawr, age 89

Liberta Russo (nee Leto), on May 22, 2020, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Peter Russo Sr. Devoted mother of Peter, Jr. (Lori), Joseph (Ginnie), and Karen Aversa (Keith). Loving grandmother of Danielle (Steven), Peter III (Kristen), Michael (Nicole), Gina (Jason), Joseph (Natalie), Anthony (Stephanie), Krista, and Keith, Jr. Cherished great-grandmother of 15. Preceded in death by 6 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Due to the restriction set forth by the state of New Jersey... Read more →


Obituary: Richard Kruse

On May 14, 2020. Age 39. Survived by many loving caregivers and friends. Interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Richard Kruse. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Obituary: Rosie Lee Knight of Sicklerville

On May 16, 2020. Age 82. Of Sicklerville. Formerly of Philadelphia and Newburgh, NY. Survived by Jeffery Knight and Veronica Knight. Daughter of the late Thomas and Pauline Bethea. Rossie worked many years for the US Postal service and as a ward clerk at St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh, NY. A Private Memorial will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Rossie Lee Knight. Funeral Arrangements... Read more →


Video: Bellmawr Police Arrest Atilis Gym Customer

Philadelphia Inquirer Youtube video (Gloucestercitynews.net)--BELLMAWR NJ (May 20, 2020)--Police arrested an Atilis Gym patron on Tuesday, May 19 and, charged him with violating Gov. Man arrested for violating stay at home order and refusing to give his name Murphy's stay at home order and police obstruction, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He allegedly refused to give his name and personal information to the arresting officers. On Monday morning a crowd of 200 plus people rallied outside of the gym to support the owners, Ian Smith... Read more →


Joseph L. Bush, of Runnemede

Jospeh L. Bush, 91 years young, died May 18 surrounded by family members. Joe was born in Philadelphia, one of six children. His brothers Charles and Frank and sisters Dorothy and Kathleen predeceased him. His sister Mary Devlin of Philadelphia survives him. Joe was happily married to Sophia Bider and Mary Evans Vohringer, both of whom predeceased him. His stepchildren, who called him their other father, survive him: Betty (Charles) Kemeny, Charlotte Lafferty, Barbara (Daniel) Stebbins, Mary Vohringer and John Sweet and James (Edie) Vohringer.... Read more →


Lawrence W. Schreffler

Lawrence W. Schreffler, on May 16, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 63. Devoted father of Jenny Blade-Tester. Beloved son of Marion and the late Kenneth Jr. Dear brother of Kenneth III (Mindi), Keith and the late Mariann. Uncle of Stefan, Jared, Kyle and Casadei. Lawrence was a longtime resident at Woods Rehabilitation. Due to the restrictions set forth by the state of New Jersey services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Woods Services, C/O Development Offices, PO Box... Read more →


Sister Virginia O'Hare, former Principal of the Sacred Heart School, Mt. Ephraim

Sr. Virginia O’Hare SUSC (Sister Agnes William) May 4, 1925~ April 20, 2020 Sister Virginia O’Hare (Sr. Agnes William) SUSC died April 20 at The Jewish Home of Fall River. She was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sullivan) O’Hare. Sr Virginia would have celebrated her 95th birthday on May 4. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, her sister Angela Hopkins, her brother William and his wife Patricia, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews survive her. She was predeceased... Read more →


Patricia Comes, of Totowa

On May 1, 2020. Age 76. Born in Newark, NJ to Pauline Comes. Formerly of Totowa. Burial will take place privately. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Patricia Comes. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: MCCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Joanne Brown, of Rocky Mountain, NC

On May 2, 2020. Age 78. Born in Rocky Mountain, NC on Sept. 26, 1941. Burial will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joanne Brown. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Joseph Eldridge, age 81, formerly of Jersey City

On April 23, 2020. Age 81. Born in Queens, NY. Formerly of Jersey City, NJ. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth. Joseph's interment will be private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Joseph Eldridge. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Philip Calvin Hayes, age 69, formerly of Willingboro

On May 10, 2020. Age 69. Formerly of Willingboro. Born in Lancaster, PA on October 16, 1950 to the late Edwin C. and Orpha Hayes (nee Eshleman). Survived by his sister, Sara Doster. Predeceased by his twin brother, Paul. Philip will be interred privately with his late brother in the West Green Tree Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Elizabethtown, PA. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Philip C. Hayes. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries may be made through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL... Read more →


Constance R. Wilke, age 76 of Gloucester City; Retired Bellmawr School Teacher

Gloucester City – On May 7, 2020. Age 76. (nee Wojtkowiak). Loving wife of 42 years to the late Alvin F. Wilke, Jr. Beloved mother of Joseph A. Wilke and Suzanne R. McNally. Cherished grandmother of Alexander and Elysia McNally. Beloved sister of Matthew S. Wojtkowiak (Diane) and Regina Marie Butterworth (John). Connie was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in Camden. She was a retired school teacher from Bellmawr School district. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals, Connie’s funeral services will be... Read more →


Rocco Anthony Ward, Jr, age 29, of Gloucester City, USPS Employee, GHS 2009 Alumnus

Gloucester City – On May 9, 2020, at age 29, Rocco passed away following a 29 day fight against COVID-19. Beloved son of Rocco A. Ward, Sr. and his wife, Joyce Ward and the late Lisa Ann Vojtecky, Great grandmother Naomi Charlotte Ward, Loving brother of Deanna Marie Vojtecky, Adam Joseph Ward, Jeremy Michael Ward, Joseph Michael Ward and Gage Anthony Ward. Cherished grandson of Linda Ward Szymanski (Frank) and the late Joseph and Delores Vojtecky. Cherished Godson of Kim Chiodo and Harold Michael Ward.... Read more →


Mark A. Randazzo, 44, of Runnemede

Mark A. Randazzo, on May 9, 2020, of Runnemede. Age 44. Beloved son of Angelo and Kathleen (nee Belvedere) Grisolia. Cherished brother of Erica Grisolia and her fiancé Christopher. Dear uncle of Brianna, Katie, Kari, and Giavanna. Mark enjoyed going to clubs, dancing, and singing. He loved eating. Mark was very outgoing and the life of every party. He was loved by everybody he met. Due to restrictions set forth by the State of New Jersey, a private burial will take place at New Saint... Read more →


Thomas B. Bauer, age 39, of Gloucester City

Thomas B. Bauer, age 39, of Gloucester City NJ, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020. Beloved son of the late Frederick Bauer and Victoria Bauer-Finnegan. Beloved step son of Jim Finnegan. Devoted brother of Jacob Bauer (Karen), Matthew Bauer (Gwen), Jamie Dempsey (Mark), Jimmy Finnegan, and Colleen Finnegan (David). Dearly loved boyfriend of Ibeth Pelaez. Also loved and survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Tommy will fondly be remembered as a fun loving guy with a kind heart and an easy... Read more →


47 Employees of Thermoseal® Industries LLC, Gloucester City to be Laid Off June 30

Thermoseal shipping department 600 Jersey Avenue at 5th Street, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) (Gloucester City, NJ)(May 11, 2020)—Senneca Holdings, Fifth Street, and Jersey Avenue, the parent company of Thermoseal® Industries LLC have filed a notice with the State of New Jersey that it will layoff 47 employees at its Gloucester City plant effected June 30. Senneca Holdings Corporate Office located on 5th Street, Gloucester City (CNBNews photo) Established in 1956, Thermoseal manufactures and sells doors and insulating glass units used as part of the display,... Read more →


Happy Mothers Day to All The Moms in The World

EDITOR'S NOTE: We first published this article in 2008. Because it is such a great story we bring it out from our archives each year on Mother's Day to share with you again. The author is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it and I thought why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary who passed away in 1995. I feel it is a nice tribute not An earlier photo of our mom only to her but to... Read more →


Richard A. Hough of Camden City, age 75

Camden - On May 7, 2020. Age 75. Son of the late Arnold V. and Doris (Martz) Hough. Due to current restrictions placed on funerals and complying with Governor Murphy’s executive order, Richard’s funeral services are private. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Mark Lloyd Ellis, of Sicklerville, age 56

On May 3, 2020. Age 56. Of Sicklerville. Wife of 27 ½ wonderful and incredible years, Sonja Maria Ellis (nee Davis), Eldest Brother, James D. Ellis, Jr. aka “RED”, youngest brother, Dwaine Jeffrey Ellis (deceased) Mother, Yvonne Ellis (nee Benjamin) (Deceased) and Father, James Dotford Ellis, Sr. "JD" (Deceased). Mark was a member of Equipping The Saints Training Center, a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ under the care of Apostle Keith D. and Prophetess Carnetta McDuffie of West Berlin NJ. Mark loved to... Read more →


David J. Bateman, of Bellmawr

David J. Bateman, on May 5, 2020, of Bellmawr and West Wildwood. Age 82. Beloved husband of 58 years to Sandra (nee Murphy). Devoted father of Lynda Giordano (Sandro), David (Pamela), Michael, Gerald, and James (Julie). Loving grandfather of Devon Bateman, Sandy Giordano, and Anthony Giordano. Dear brother of the late Harry, Gloria, Mary, and Patrick Bateman. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his faithful companion, Lucy. David proudly served in the US Army. Due to the restrictions set forth by the State of... Read more →


Philip J. Unger, of Runnemede

Philip J. Unger, on May 6, 2020, of Runnemede; formerly of Pennsauken. Age 67. Beloved son of the late Philip and Mary (nee Dildine) Unger. Devoted brother of Judy Greger (the late Paul) and Winnie Boyle (Rick). Loving uncle of Laura Sharp, David Greger, and Rick Boyle. Also survived by many dear friends. Philip worked for Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill for many years. He enjoyed collecting memorabilia from the 50s and 60s and was a cat lover. Due to the restrictions set forth by... Read more →


Paul A. Young, of Bellmawr

Paul A. Young, on May 4, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 83. Beloved husband of 63 years to Elaine (nee Maressa). Devoted father of Michael, Mark (Diane) and the late Joseph, David and Michelle Morelli. Loving grandfather of David, Sean, Christina, Jacob, Joseph and the late Melissa and great grandfather of Victoria, Carson and Sean, Jr. Dear brother of Jack Young (Marty) and the late Charles Young (the late Bernadette). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mr. Young was a veteran of the National Guard.... Read more →


Edwin C. Murphy, of Maple Shade

On May 2, 2020. Of Maple Shade. Formerly of Philadelphia and Edgewater Park. Age 65. Born in Wilson, PA on March 25, 1955 to the late Edwin S. Murphy and Anine Murphy (nee Brynildsen). Survived by his sister, Anine S. Grumbles. Ed was an avid Rock Collector. It was his favorite subject. His sister once took him to Tennessee to collect geodes in a stream. “We went home wet, with over 200 pounds of geodes.” Burial will be private in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson. Condolences... Read more →


Obituary: Richard J. Steinmetz

On May 4, 2020. Age 83. Of Maple Shade. Born on March 23, 1937 to the late John Edward Steinmetz and Rose Bernadette Steinmetz (nee Sorrenti). Survived by his sister, Katherine Wunner and predeceased by his brother Timothy Steinmetz. Richard proudly served our country in the U.S. Army. He spent many years as an antique dealer. Funeral services were private. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Richard J. Steinmetz. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City... Read more →


Michael P. Speno, of Bellmawr, Army Veteran, Brooklawn Legion Post 72 Member

Michael P. Speno, on May 4, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 90. Beloved husband of the late Jane (nee Davis). Devoted father of Sharon Maslanik (Ron) and Patricia Conte (Michael). Loving grandfather of Brian, Krista, Tara and Michael Jr. Dear brother of the late Jane, Alice and John. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was a member of the Brooklawn American Legion. He proudly served in the US Army and worked for Langston for 45 plus years. Michael loved going to the casino with... Read more →


Anthony R. Campanella of Gloucester Twp.

Anthony R. Campanella, on April 29, 2020, of Gloucester Twp., NJ; formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Age 79. Beloved husband of Mary (McColligan). Devoted father of Christine Horay (John), Joseph Campanella, and Carrie Campanella (Lee Gray). Loving brother of Cosmo "Lefty" Campanella (June). Proud uncle to many nieces and nephews as well as his Grandbun Kai_Bunz and four Grandkitties. Anthony proudly served in the US Air Force. He then went on to retire from the USPS and worked in the automotive industry for many years after.... Read more →


Rosemarie Cecilia Terifay, of Bellmawr

Rosemarie Cecilia Terifay, nee Kraus, age 86, of Bellmawr (originally from South Philadelphia) was called to heaven on Saturday, May 2, 2020. She was reunited with her recently deceased loving husband, Thomas. Devoted mother of Thomas, Michael, Kathleen (Tom), and Annmarie (John). Loving mom-mom to Ashley Rose, John Blair, and Megan Marie. She is also survived by many family members, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Matthew (Jean). She was a graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School in... Read more →


Robert Sannasardo, of Runnemede, 64

Robert Sannasardo, on May 1, 2020, of Runnemede. Age 64. Beloved husband of Debra (nee Boyce). Devoted father of Robert Sannasardo, Melissa Sannasardo (Gregg Erdbrink) and Debra Sannasardo. Loving grandfather of Gabrielle, Gregg and Mia. Dear brother of Patricia Asher (the late John Valkusky) and Salvatore Sannasardo Jr. Uncle of John, James, Joseph, Jeffrey, Asher and Jason Sannasardo. Robert enjoyed listening to music. Due to the restrictions set forth by the State of New Jersey services will be held at a later date. Read more →


Evelyn DeMarco of Sewell formerly of Bellmawr

Evelyn DeMarco (nee Chierci), on May 1, 2020 of Sewell, formerly of Bellmawr. Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Devoted mother of Patricia Thurston (Eugene), Salvatore DeMarco (Virginia) and Raymond DeMarco (Cheryl). Loving grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 11. Dear sister of Antoinette Kato and preceded in death by 5 brothers and 4 sisters. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was a former parishioner of Mary, Mother of the Church and she enjoyed playing bingo. Due to the restrictions... Read more →


Obituary: Kenneth B Peeke of Gloucester City

Some people die without really having lived. While others continue to live in spite of the fact they have passed and when they pass, our whole world just seems depopulated. Kenneth B. Peeke was the life of the party. His presence filled the room with an endearing sense of humor. He was Jersey shore summers, darts and horseshoes who knew nothing of God or the devil, had never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save his soul. He just yelled... Read more →