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Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll) of Bellmawr

Catherine M. Dugan (nee Driscoll), on July 26, 2021, longtime resident of Bellmawr. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dugan. Devoted mother of Deborah Romond, Lisa Spencer (Rich), and the late Diane Carbone. Loving grandmother of Lisa Stuart (Brian), Holly Romond, Stephen Spencer (Chelsea Lopez), Nicholas Spencer, Katrina Carbone, and the late Diane Carbone and great grandmother of Mason and Madison Stuart. Dear sister of Ann Krapp and the late Sister Marie Agnes Patricia and Joseph Driscoll. Sister in law of Olice Driscoll. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Catherine loved to read and spend... Read more →


Thomas W. Severns, Jr., on July 26, 2021, of Bellmawr

Thomas W. Severns, Jr., on July 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of Camden. Age 52. Beloved son of Georgette and Thomas Severns, Sr. Devoted father of Joel Severns. Loving brother of Georgette Biddle (Robert) and the late Michael Severns. Dear uncle of Robert Mader, III (Erica), Sean Mader (Michelle), Tiffany McKenna, Sara Mader, Emily Marchione and many great nieces and nephews. Thomas loved Philadelphia sports teams and spending time with his family. There will be a viewing from 9am to 10am on Saturday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Service 10am at the Funeral Home. Interment Bethel Memorial Park. In... Read more →


Herbert Raymond "Smokey" Read, of Blackwood, Vietnam War Naval Veteran, Northrop Grumman Retiree

Blackwood – On Saturday, July 24, 2021. Age 78. Smokey, as everyone knew him started his life in Portland, Oregon. He was born to the Late Herbert Read Sr. & Thelma Read on March 5, 1943. Smokey was the 3rd born child and had 6 sisters and 1 brother: Beth (late Don) Murdock, Ruthie (Jim) Hasting, Mary (Jim) Jinkins, Marlene (Tom) Hammerschith, Larry (Dottie) Read, Terri (Mike) Peterson, and the Late Barbara Ault. He was also a beloved brother-in-law to Pauline Schusko, Paul Fowler (Marge), Barbara Masiko, Marcella Stoltz, the late Charles Stoltz, John Masiko, Ray Schusko, and the late... Read more →


Al DiGiacomo, 93, of Audubon/Camden City

Albert A. DiGiacomo, on July 25, 2021, of Audubon, formerly of Camden. Age 93. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Albert (Mariann), Linda Koehl (Wayne), Carol Souder (Bob), Joann (Amy Nase), Frank (Kathleen Citera) and Michael (Julie) DiGiacomo and the late Donna Catrambone. Loving grandfather of 16 and great-grandfather of 12. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Albert enjoyed dancing at the Single Parents Club and Brooklawn dances. He loved doing puzzles, going to the beach and most of all, spending time with his family. There will be a visitation from 9:45am to 10:45am on Friday... Read more →


Edward Rieger, of Swedesboro; Brooklawn Bartender, Local 676 Member, Retired from John D. Lawrence

Eddie "Ruff House" Rieger They called him “Ruff House.” Eddie, age 73, bounced and bartended at the Ferry Slip Inn. For fun he’d let patrons punch him; as hard as they could they were more likely to injure their hands than the rough house. But he was just as generous as he was tough: come payday he’d buy the bar rounds more than a few times at Fiorile’s. As a Father he wasn’t the strictest; no bedtimes and a bottomless pocket of change for the arcade and candy, but he raised quality boys. Eddie was the favorite Uncle to all... Read more →


James D. McCrimmon "JD", of Bellmawr, 64

James D. McCrimmon "JD", on July 21, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 64. Lifelong partner of Darlean Emes. Devoted father of Christopher. Dear brother of Grace Havers (the late Patrick). Uncle to Dalton Jetter. James worked for Local Union 332 and retired in 2019. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at the Funeral Home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill NJ, 08034 (www.cancer.org). Read more →


Edward Szalabofka, Jr. of Audubon Park & Atco, age 52

Edward Szalabofka, Jr., on July 21, 2021, of Audubon Park, formerly of Atco. Age 52. Loving son of Carol Ann and the late Edward. Devoted father of Domenic and Anthony. Father figure of Kyle and Karly. Loving partner of Kim Wright and former husband of Susie (nee Dingler) for 24 years. Dear brother of ChrisAnn Query (Robert). Also survived by his niece Maria Myers and great-niece Brynn Elizabeth Kelly. Edward was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with Kim and family. He enjoyed listening to music, especially watching Domenic play live. There will be... Read more →


Jeannette T. Caratola (nee Salvatore), of Bellmawr, 96

Jeannette T. Caratola (nee Salvatore), longtime resident of Bellmawr, on July 22, 2021. Age 96. Beloved wife of Frank L. Caratola for 66 years. The greatest, best mother to Dean (Judy) and Denise (Tim). Devoted grandmother of Salvatore (Christine), Jennifer (James), Mariessa (Evan), and Tim, Jr. Dear cousin of MaryAnn Farinella. Jeannette took great pride in caring for her kids and grandkids. She also enjoyed reading and gardening. There will be a viewing from 9:45 to 10:45am Tuesday, July 27 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Road, Bellmawr. Funeral Mass 11am at the Church. Interment New... Read more →


Robert E. Frizell, formerly of National Park, Renovated Historical Properties, GCHS Alumnus '63

BAMBER LAKE, NJ (July 20, 2021)--Bob Frizell, a 1963 graduate of Gloucester Catholic, died on Monday morning July 19th, 2021. He resided in Bamber Lake, NJ with his wife Linda and operated a historical renovation service in Forked River, NJ in the Tom’s River area. Bob renovated the Bob Frizell GCHS 1963 Yearbook photo Walt Whitman House and other historical sites and also moved “The Elephant” in Margate, as well as the building that became the Mayor’s Office in Berlin by moving that historic building down the White Horse Pike. He was a highly talented and creative building contractor. Robert... Read more →


John E.Geverd, III, 74, of Haddon Heights

On July 18, 2021, of Haddon Heights, NJ. Age 74 years. Beloved husband to the love of his life of 49 years, Louise M. Geverd (nee Marquardt). Deeply loved and respected by his children: Lauren E. Geverd (Jeff Carey); grandchildren Alexandria and Hannah; Katherine R. Geverd (Andrew Rutner); Jacqui L. McHugh (Patrick McHugh); grandchildren Madison and Emma; Ruthy E. Geverd (Brian Martinelli/Rylan); Caroline R. Geverd - Marett (Kyle Marett), several nieces and nephews. A lifelong resident of Haddon Heights, NJ, John was perpetually surrounded by family, friends, and many pets. He enjoyed spending time with his father, the late John... Read more →


Marcelino Rodriguez of Pennsauken, and Camden City

Pennsauken - Formerly of Camden, NJ. On July 15, 2021. Age 79. Marcelina is survived by his devoted caregivers at the Riverfront Rehab and Care Center in Pennsauken. Burial will be held privately at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through: McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME: Gloucester City Ph: 856-456-1142 Read more →


Matilda "Tillie" Meloni, 89, of Gloucester City

On July 19, 2021. Age 89. Lifelong Gloucester City resident. Born in Gloucester City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Sadie (Myers) Wiltsey. Beloved wife of the late Alfred Meloni, Jr (January 2016). Loving mother of Jean Meloni and Susan Meloni. Beloved sister of Thomas Wiltsey and the late, Harry Wiltsey and William Wiltsey, as well as many loving nieces and nephews and her beloved pets in heaven. Tillie worked for 17 years as a billings clerk with the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Saturday,... Read more →


Elizabeth A. DiGenni, 89, of Mt. Ephraim, worked at Disney World

Elizabeth A. DiGenni on July 18, 2021. Born in Camden, Spent most of her life residing in Mt. Ephraim. Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Michael (Patti), Marianne Renard (The late Jim), Deborah Polo (Mark), Eleanora Rose, Marc (Carrie). Loving Grandmom Betty of 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Thomas Kavano (Reene). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her loving K-9 Companion Max. Betty loved to dance, spend time with her family, and travel to Disney World, where she eventually fulfilled her lifelong dream of working. Services are private... Read more →


Robert J. Long, Jr., of Bellmawr, age 37

Robert J. Long, Jr., suddenly on July 17, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 37. Beloved husband of Thuy Van Ton. Devoted son of Antoinette (nee Chierici) and Frank Hartman. Loving brother of Christopher Long, Samantha Opoku, and Debbrah Stallard. Also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. There will be a viewing from 12 noon to 2PM Friday, July 23 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 2PM. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial BLVD, Voorhees, NJ, 08043. Read more →


W. Craig Knaup, 69, of Sea Isle; past President of Collingswood School Board, Coach, Audubon HS Alum

Suddenly on July 15, 2021, of Sea Isle City, NJ, formerly of Collingswood, NJ. Age 69 years. Beloved husband of 30 years to Donna R. Knaup (nee Schlereth). Dear father of Jillian (Scott) Hillman and Ryan Knaup. Devoted Poppy of Mason, Kamrynn and William. Loving brother of his twin sister, Karen (Roy) Cadwallader. Special uncle of Leslie and Kristin. Craig will also be missed dearly by brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nephews, nieces, a multitude of friends and the entire Schlereth family. Craig grew up in Audubon and graduated from Audubon High School in 1970. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from... Read more →


Glouria S. Caucci, 94, of Bellmawr

Gloria S. Caucci (nee Mazzarella), on July 14, 2021, of Bellmawr; formerly of Camden. Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Joseph G. Caucci, Sr. Devoted mother of Joseph G. Caucci, Jr. (Victoria), Wayne Caucci (Cindy) and the late David Caucci. Loving grandmom of Joel (Jessica), Lauren (Dave), Todd (Ed), Wayne, Jr., Joseph and the late Jason. Great grandmom of Joel, Sofia, Ella and Andrew. Dear sister of Pete Mazzarella and the late Benjamin Mazzarella, Mary Ambrico, Damie Matties and Ann Epaldo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Gloria was an avid BINGO player. She loved to bake, shop... Read more →


Catherine E. Pearson, 61, of Gloucester City

On July 12, 2021. Age 61. Of Gloucester City. (nee Armstrong). Beloved wife of the late Steven D. Pearson. Loving mother of Mary C. Pearson and the late Eva-Marie McCallin. Cherished grandmother of William, Ian, McKenna and Joshua. Beloved sister of Dolores Evans (Greg), Edward Armstrong, Jr. (Charlette), Leonard Armstrong and Joseph Armstrong (Dawn). Also survived by her step-children, Ashley, Jennifer and Matthew Pearson as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday morning, July 20th from 9:30 to 10:45 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 426 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass... Read more →


Laura Decker, 85, of Woodlynne; After 31 Years at CVS Distribution Center She Retired in 2020

Woodlynne – On July 12, 2021. Age 85. Born in Camden, NJ she was the daughter of the late Irving and Kathryn (O’Rourke) Decker. Beloved mother of Laura Clark, Robert W. Clark, Jr. (Jane), Colleen Donahue; loving grandmother of Robert, Kelly, Dana, Erica and great grandmother of Bobby, Jr. Laura retired in November 2020 after 31 years as a Returns Processor with CVS Distribution Center in Lumberton, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Sunday, July 18, 2021 from 12 noon to 2 pm at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, Gloucester City. Funeral service 2:00 pm in the... Read more →


Rosanne B. Myers of Stratford, age 64

On July 14, 2021 we had to say goodbye to Rosanne B. Myers of Stratford, New Jersey. She was predeceased by : her parents, George Vogel and Rose Vogel; and her siblings, Judy, Sissy, Buddy, Bill and Mary. She is survived by : her children, Timothy Myers (Nicole) and Monica Powell (Jason). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Viewing will be held on Monday, July 19th 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home (851 Monmouth St, Gloucester City, NJ 08030). A mass of christian burial will be held on Monday, July 19th... Read more →


Patricia M. Bolte, of Moorestown, 80

Patricia M. Bolte (nee Curtis), age 80, of Moorestown, NJ passed away, while surrounded by loving family on Friday, July 2, 2021. Patricia (Pat) was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and lived in Westville, NJ; Bellmawr, NJ; and Turnersville, NJ before settling in Moorestown for the past 42 years. Pat was a devoted member of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Moorestown, and also a member of the choir. She spent summers in Stone Harbor, NJ where she was a member of Saint Paul Church. Her faith, family, and friends were the most important aspects of her life. She... Read more →


Wreaths Across America Virtual Road Races Take on a Special Meaning

One woman shares her amazing story and explains why she is running COLUMBIA FALLS, ME — July 13, 2021 — Wreaths Across America (WAA) proudly continues its 2021 Race Program with 3 great opportunities to participate. First, you are invited to take a summer trip and join WAA in-person for the STEM TO STONE REMEMBRANCE RUN on July 24th from the Tip-lands in Columbia Falls Maine (this race will also have a virtual option so you can stay out of the heat and run from the comfort of air-conditioning.) In addition, starting on September 11th, another virtual race, called RUNNING... Read more →


Joseph E. Tedesco, Sr. of Gloucester City; National Guardsman, Truck Driver, GCPW Employee, GCHS Alumus

Surrounded by his loving family, on July 13, 2021. Age 76, of Gloucester City. Son of the late Joseph Tedesco and Marie Tedesco (nee Klaus). Predeceased by his loving wife Margaret M. Tedesco (nee Costello). Joe Tedesco GCHS Class of 63 Alumnus Predeceased by his son, Ronald P. King. Beloved father of Jennifer Smith, Alex Tedesco (Kristine), and Joseph Tedesco. Loving brother of Marie Cole and predeceased by his brother Thomas Tedesco. Brother-in-law of Michael Costello (Rosemary), Regina Barry (William), and Frank Costello (Arlene). He is survived by his 8 grandchildren who gave him so much joy: Marissa, Frank, Jacob,... Read more →


Robert (Bob) Dean Lewis, 78 years, of Gloucester City, True Definition of an Entrepreneur

Robert (Bob) Dean Lewis, 78 years, of Gloucester City NJ, passed away on July 5, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Isabel Lewis. Bob is survived by his family, his daughter, Wendy Dolan, her husband Jim (Bob's Buddy) and their six children, Jason (Kelly), James (Adrienne), Theresa (Joe), Melissa (Andrew), Colleen (Steve), and Courtney (Michael); his daughter, Kristie Lease, and her three children, Parker, Sydney and Jenna. Bob had nine great-grandchildren Joseph, Charlotte, Elliot, Ava, Corinne, Tatum, Jessica, Gianna and Caileigh and one great-great-grandchild GiaNova. Bob (Bobby) is also survived by his sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. His two... Read more →


Joy Evans, of Westmont, Longtime Sunday School Teacher, Active in County PTA, Collingswood HS Alum

On July 8, 2021, Joy Evans (nee Christensen) of Westmont, NJ. Age 78 years. She is survived by Craig, her husband of 55 years, her son Neil (Rachel), her daughter Claire, her brother Tom (Lora Lou), and her three grandchildren Henry, Jane, and Margaret. Joy was born in San Francisco during World War II. She graduated from Collingswood High School in 1961 and the University of Delaware in 1965. She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Collingswood where she taught Sunday School for 35 years and coordinated a Tuesday Bible class for 20 years. She remained... Read more →


Madelyn Dorris, of Palm Harbor, Fl., formerly of Gloucester City; 25 Year Camden County Employee

Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles) PALM HARBOR, FL.--A Celebration of Life will be held in the Fall in New Jersey for Madelyn Dorris (nee Stiles), who passed away peacefully July 8, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Madelyn was a long time Gloucester City resident before moving to Palm Harbor, Florida after retiring from Camden County in 1994. Madelyn worked for the County of Camden for over 25 years. Her last position with the county was Executive Assistant to the Director of the Board of Commissioners. At the time of Madelyn’s retirement, the Director was Jeff Nash. Madelyn was honored to have... Read more →


Hugh T. "Tommy" Walker Jr., of Williamstown, formerly of Gloucester City

Williamstown – Formerly of Gloucester City. On June 28, 2021. Age 66. Loving son of Emily (nee Valentine) Walker and the late Hugh T. Walker, Sr. Predeceased by his brother, Harry Lee Walker. Beloved uncle of Jasen Walker and the late Adon Walker. Survived by many dear cousins. Tommy was a former resident of Gloucester City. He worked for many years as a cab driver for Atlantic Cab Company in South Jersey. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend his viewing on Monday, July 12 from 7 pm to 8 pm at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street,... Read more →


James Gebre, on July 5, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 72.

James Gebre, on July 5, 2021, of Runnemede. Age 72. Beloved son of the late Harry and Freda Gebre. Devoted brother of John Gebre (the late Helen), Elizabeth "Betty" Lacontora (Emanuel) and the late Dolores and Jeffrey. Loving step-father of Linda (Bill). James was a graduate of Philadelphia Textile Institute. He was known for his dry sense of humor. One thing people loved about James was how kind he was, unique in a good way, and his love for animals. Funeral services, under the direction of the Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede, to be held at a later date Read more →


Frances "Francesca" "Frani" Marrone, of Philadelphia, Longtime Teacher

Philadelphia, PA – Formerly of Cinnaminson, NJ and Delran, NJ. Suddenly, On July 1, 2021. Age 60. Adored Daughter of Susan J. Marrone (nee Naimoli) and the late James F. Marrone, Sr. with whom she had a very close relationship. Dear Sister of Thomas More Marrone and James F. Marrone, Jr. Survived by sisters-in-law Carol and Amy and nieces, nephews. Francesca was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Delran High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Villanova University. Frani attended Saint Joseph’s University and received her Master’s Degree in Education. She was a teacher for the Philadelphia... Read more →


John Albert Boyd, of Haddon Hts., Naval Architect, Vietnam Veteran, Soccer Coach

John Albert "Pops" Boyd, of Haddon Heights, New Jersey, passed peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 10, 2021. He was born on June 21, 1945, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third child of Thomas and Henrietta (Greenhalgh) Boyd. He attended Cheltenham High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, class of 1975. John, an engineer and craftsman, met Lilli Kondyra, an artist, at Peter Lumber Yard in 1971. They married in 1973, and later moved to Haddon Heights, New Jersey, where they raised their four children: Heather, Erin, John, and Emily.... Read more →


James C. Merna, of Runnemede, 49

James C. Merna, on July 7, 2021, of Runnemede, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 49. Loving son of James A. Merna and Barbara Ego. Cherished brother of Tracy Danko (Derek). Uncle of Declan Danko, LeAnne Merna and Samantha Keyes. Great uncle of Timothy Hoffman, Thomas Hoffman and Jakson Keyes. Also survived by many friends, especially his best friend Brian Carson. James was an amazing artist. He was extremely funny and highly intelligent. James loved to play his guitar and go fishing. There will be a visitation from 6pm to 8pm on Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Memorial Service 8pm at... Read more →


Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, Register Nurse at Cooper, GCHS Alum Class of 77

Bernadette M. Rafter, of Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was 62. Legacy A beautiful soul that devoted her life to caring for others, Bernadette always put others before herself and was always willing to help. Bernadette was a Registered Nurse for Cooper University Hospital in 2009, holding many positions during her time there. She returned to school to achieve her RN after her 4 children were born and recently obtained her Bachelor's Degree. Away from work, Bernadette found solace in trips to Wildwood Beach where she would always come home with Douglass Fudge and... Read more →


Moving A Loved One Into Hospice Care

The South Jersey Hospice Care organization released the following information to help people who are going through the emotions of watching a love one nearing the end of their lives. The data was provided by the United Methodist Communities website . Moving a loved one into hospice care is never an easy process. Families often feel overwhelmed by a range of emotions as they try to offer help and support in a situation they have little to no experience with. People may also be overly-worried about saying the “wrong” thing to their loved one, despite their intentions being good. When... Read more →


Obituary: Francis "John" King of Gloucester City

Francis "John" King 12/03/1950-7/6/2021 John, of Gloucester City, NJ passed away at his residence on July 6, 2021. Preceded in death by his son Shawn Stratton. Survived by Fiance' Rose-Mary Patterson, his children John (Denise), Gidget, Faithann and William. Brothers, Herbert (Barbara), Gary, Henry & Sisters, Helena (David), Diane (Floyd). Kathleen and Marie. Also survived by many Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Etherington/Creran Funeral Home, 700 Powell Street Gloucester City, NJ Services will be private at the request of the family. Read more →


Mabel Jane Sherrer, of Gloucester City, Owner of A Little Trim Salon

Mabel Jane Sherrer (nee Schafer), on July 6, 2021, of Gloucester City; formerly of Brooklawn and Merchantville. Age 75. Beloved wife of Karl. Devoted mother of Karlene, Scott, Dorothy, Donna, Robert, Eric, Adam, Tara, Echo, Ernie, and the late Karl. Loving grandmother and great grandmother of many. Dear sister of Bonnie F. Sayette and Frank G. Schafer. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mabel was the owner of her own salon, A Little Trim, in Gloucester City. She was a proud member of Rolling Thunder and The Last Patrol - Operation Thunderstorm. There will be a viewing from... Read more →


US Supreme Court Favors PennEast Natural Gas

The US Supreme Court, in a win for the gas industry, ruled a lower court erred when it blocked the proposed $1.1bn PennEast natural gas pipeline from using its federal authorization to condemn land owned by the state of New Jersey. The court's 5-4 ruling today clears one of the permitting obstacles for the 1 Bcf/d (28mn m³/d) pipeline project, because New Jersey refused to sell dozens of parcels of state-controlled land along the project's federally approved route. The court held the US Congress, through the Natural Gas Act, delegated the ability of pipeline companies to condemn needed rights-of-way, whether... Read more →


Frank J. Parisi, Jr., of Bellmawr, 82.

Frank J. Parisi, Jr., on July 4, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 82. Beloved husband of 60 ½ years to Shirley Parisi (nee Rutter). Devoted father of Teresa Parisi Lusardi (Vito), Frank Parisi III (Karen), Michael Parisi (Nicole), and Lori McGlinchey (John). Loving grandfather of Michael Anthony, Amanda, Allysa, AJ, Samantha, John David, Emily, Rebecca, Frank IV, TJ, and the late Nicholas and great grandfather of Michael, Rocco, Geno, Divina, Marky, Dante, and Ellie. Dear brother of Annette, Carole, and the late Edward. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank proudly served with the Merchant Marines and the US Navy.... Read more →


Barbara I. Kosofsky, of Bellmawr

Barbara I. Kosofsky (nee Bartholetti), on July 4, 2021, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Age 82. Beloved wife of the late John. Devoted mother of Barbara Geonnotti, John Kosofsky (Helene), and Christopher Kosofsky (Colleen). Loving Mom Mom of Melissa, Sara, Alyssa, Jenna, and Alex and GiGi of Jordan, Ruby, Liam, Iris, JJ, Margot, Teagan, and Remi. Dear sister of Frances Jorgensen. Barbara was a great mother, grandmother and GiGi. She will be missed by all who loved her. There will be a Memorial Mass on Saturday, July 17 at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, Bellmawr. Interment is... Read more →


Case Malloy, of Mt. Ephraim former Teachers Aide at M.E. Costello School

Catherine “Cass” Malloy passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on July 2, 2021; her 88th birthday. Born to Arnold and Florence Gruning in Camden, NJ. Cass proudly obtained her GED from Gloucester City Department of Education where she went on to become a teacher’s aide for fifteen years at Mary Ethel Costello School, a job in which she loved. Cass was married to the late Rick Malloy for sixty-five years. They married in 1953 and lived in Gloucester Heights for over forty years, raising four children before relocating to Mt. Ephraim. Upon retirement, Cass also enjoyed... Read more →


George J. Riddell, of Runnemede,Age 42.

George J. Riddell, on June 20, 2021, of Runnemede, NJ. Age 42. We believe he was called upon so that he could be at peace and be reunited with his beloved grandmother Eva Mullins. He is survived by his grandfather John Mullins and his mother Eva McNally with whom he lived in Runnemede, NJ. George is also survived by his three siblings, Jason Riddell, Bobby McNally, and Lauren McNally as well as his father George Riddell. His cousin Timmy Ludwig, his girlfriend of 4 years Janelle Evans, family, and very very close friends. George touched so many lives with his... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


John “Steve” Ritchie, age 74, Pennsauken Educator, Active Member of HP Church of God

Formerly of Gloucester City – On June 27, 2021. Age 74. Loving and devoted husband of 52 years to Gloria Ritchie (nee Henkel). Loving father of Lisa Ritchie (Walter Radlinger), Kimberly Ritchie and Laurie Coates (Zachary). Cherished Pop-Pop of Michael Ritchie, Brandon Kraft, Alexa Coates, Hayden Coates and Gabriella Ritchie and step-grandfather of Kevin, AJ and Jack Radlinger. Beloved brother of David Ritchie (Debbie) and brother-in-law of Brian Ferguson. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Steve was a graduate of Gloucester High School class of 1965. He went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from... Read more →


Richard W. Lipko, of Audubon; Haddon Heights HS Alumnus, Fire Chief, Army National Guard, Community Activist

77, of Audubon, NJ. Beloved husband of Lucie, (nee Memmel) for 52 years. Devoted father and grandfather. Raised in Camden, Oaklyn, and Haddon Heights, Richard was a 1961 graduate of Haddon Heights HS, where he was a member of the marching band, and later, the Vagabonds Drum and Bugle Corp. He enlisted in the NJ Army National Guard before resuming his education at Rutgers - Camden. Richard enjoyed a long career in the engineering industry as a Professional Planner and Land Surveyor, most notably for 30 years at Pennoni Associates. He was a Volunteer Officer, and then Chief, of the... Read more →


Robert J. Hoopes, of Mt. Ephraim, 90

Robert J. Hoopes, on June 27, 2021, of Mt. Ephraim. Age 90. Husband of the late Mary (nee Pavone). Devoted father of Albert J. (Liz), Anna Mae Migliaccio (Larry Green), and James (Carla). Loving and proud grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 1. Predeceased by his wife Gertrude and his son-in-law Thomas Migliaccio, Sr. Also survived by man's best friend, Hera. Bob worked at PECO for 40+ years. He was an avid Phillies fan and a beloved patron of the Black Horse Diner. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 10:15am Friday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral... Read more →


Thomas J. Brown, of Bellmawr; Former GCHS Softball Coach, Korean War Army Veteran

Thomas J. Brown, on June 27, 2021, of Bellmawr, NJ; formerly of S. Phila., PA. Age 88. Beloved husband of Marie (nee Damico) for 65 years. Devoted father of Kathy Baker (John) and Lori McKinney (Mike). Loving grandpop of Johnny, Tommy, Brynn, and Ryann and great grandfather of Alyssa and Maddie. Preceded in death by 4 siblings. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Thomas proudly served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a girls softball coach at Gloucester Catholic. There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 10:45am Friday at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM... Read more →


Thomas J. Paul, on June 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia

Thomas J. Paul, on June 26, 2021, of Bellmawr, formerly of South Philadelphia. Age 85. Son of the late William and Agnes. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Stahl). Devoted father of Mary and Jim Higgins, Diane Paul, Janet Paul (Carl), and Jim and Bernadette Paul. Loving grandfather of Frank Higgins (Danäe), James Higgins (Amanda), Charlie Murphy (Brittney), Paul Murphy, Thomas Griffith, Amanda Griffith (Connor), Joseph Paul (Aline), and Rachael Paul and great grandfather of Herick Londe. Brother of the late Robert Paul. Thomas loved fishing, bowling, gardening, and spending time at the shore with his family. There will be a... Read more →


Linda S. Saun, of Oaklyn; Retired Somerdale Elementary School Teacher

Oaklyn – On June 25th, 2021. She was a longtime resident of Haddon Township. Age 67. Linda is survived by many dear friends including James “Jim” Anderson. She was predeceased by her parents, Howard H. Saun, Jr. and Alma (McAfee) Saun. Linda was a graduate of Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky and taught for 25 years at Somerdale Elementary School before she retired. Following her retirement, she substituted at Magnolia Elementary School. Linda was an animal lover but most dear to her heart were her cats, Bob “Boobert”, Misty Rose, Sasha and Butterscotch “Butt Butt”. Special thanks to the doctors,... Read more →


Grace M. Buck, of Audubon, age 97

(nee Oliveri) Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on June 21, 2021. Lifelong resident of Audubon, NJ. Age 97 years. Beloved wife of the late William F. Buck, Jr. Dear mother of MaryLee (Jim) McCarthy, Cathy (Charlie) King, Janice (Jordan) Prince and the late Richard W. Buck. Loving grandmother of Shannon, Kelly, Sean, Ryan, Jaimie, Lucas and Ava and 9 great grandchildren. Mrs. Buck was a lifelong parishioner of St. Aloysius R.C. Church. She was a proud member of the Bettlewood girls and a 1942 graduate of Collingswood High School. She loved playing cards with her... Read more →


Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), of Bellmawr, 75

Nancy L. Morgey (nee Weeks), on June 24, 2021, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved wife of the late George I. Morgey. Devoted mother of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Mom Mom of Jillian and George III. Dear sister of Marylynn Polak (Ed) and the late Howard Weeks (Beatrice). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 10am to 12 noon Tuesday, June 29 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral service 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment is private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may... Read more →


Joe Coyne Sr., of Audubon, Little League Coach/Umpire, Audubon LL Hall of Fame Member

Joseph W. Coyne Sr., age 62, of Audubon, New Jersey passed away on June 22nd, 2021. He was the devoted husband of Eileen Coyne for 34 years, the loving father of Joseph (Robin), Jenna, and Kathleen and the loving grandfather of Oliver and Ansel. Beloved cat-grandfather to Blottie and Dottie. Brother of Margaret Harkins (Joseph), Francis (Helen), Robert (the late Lorraine), the late Sarah Smith (Robert), Kathleen, Julia Regan, Martin (Elizabeth), Charles (the late Coleen) and John. Also survived by his father-in-law, Joseph Gentile (the late Lena), sister-in-law, Joanne Gentile, brother-in-law, Rocco Gentile and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews,... Read more →