Joseph Thomas Schaefer Of Browns Mills, Forklift Driver, 34 Joseph Thomas Schaefer Of Browns Mills, Forklift Driver, 34
Joseph Thomas Schaefer Of Browns Mills, Forklift Driver, 34 Joseph Thomas Schaefer, of Browns Mills, died on Tuesday, June 4, according to an obituary published by Mathis Funeral Home. He was 34 years old. Born in Lakewood, Joseph was a 2008 graduate of Pemberton Township High School.  He worked as a forklift driver for Home Depot, and was active in many sports for Pemberton Township, his obituary said. An avid San Francisco 49ers and New York Yankees fan, Joe enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends, especially playing with his son Liam, his obit said. Click here to read Joseph Thomas Schaefer's compl…
NJ High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15 NJ High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15
NJ High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15 Collin Zavoda, a 15-year-old student athlete at Bridgewater High School died unexpectedly on Monday, June 10, according to a campaign launched for his family. A native of Edison, Zavoda moved to Bridgewater in 2013 and was active in the community, playing baseball and hockey, his obituary on the Bridgewater Funeral Home website reads.  An avid hockey fan, Collin also worked as a hockey referee, according to his obituary and helped lead his club hockey team to a championship. The rising sophomore was also an active Boy Scout who enjoyed fishing, boating and skiing, his obituary rea…
South Jersey Woman Killed In Pennsylvania ATV Crash, State Police Say South Jersey Woman Killed In Pennsylvania ATV Crash, State Police Say
South Jersey Woman Killed In Pennsylvania ATV Crash, State Police Say A 22-year-old woman died at the scene of an all-terrain vehicle crash on Sunday, Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg announced the following day. Evelyn Pineda Guadron, of Hightstown, New Jersey, was riding the Yamaha YFM7RAL ATV in the 400 block of Birch Run Road in Menallen Township near the Michaux State Forest in Shippensburg.  She lost control  of the ATV around 6 p.m. on June 9, PSP detailed in the release That's when she fell off “due to the decrease in elevation just off the roadway," as stated in the release. But the ATV kept g…
Rocky Gannon, Decorated WWII Fighter Pilot From Ocean City, Dies At 99 Rocky Gannon, Decorated WWII Fighter Pilot From Ocean City, Dies At 99
Rocky Gannon, Decorated WWII Fighter Pilot From Ocean City, Dies At 99 An Ocean City native who was a decorated fighter pilot and World War II veteran has died. Roland "Rocky" Gannon "passed quietly and peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family" on Tuesday, June 4, according to his obituary. He was 99 years old. Gannon was born on a kitchen table in a house without electricity or running water in Palermo, NJ on Sunday, Mar. 8, 1925. He was the youngest of five children. At 17, Gannon left for Army Air Corps pilot training on the morning of his junior prom in 1943. "For the next year he took college courses and completed several different aviation sc…
Camden's Angel Manuel Diaz, Food Bank Worker, Dies Suddenly At 45 Camden's Angel Manuel Diaz, Food Bank Worker, Dies Suddenly At 45
Camden's Angel Manuel Diaz, Food Bank Worker, Dies Suddenly At 45 Angel Manuel Diaz, of Camden and formerly of Philadelphia, died suddenly on June 3 in Philadelphia, according to an obituary published by Falco, Caruso & Leonard Funeral Home. He was 45 years old. Angel graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1997, and for the past decade, has worked at the Food Bank of Delaware, his obituary said. He started as a maintenance coordinator and climbed his way up to serve as Director of Fleet and Logistics overseeing the Food Bank of Delaware's team of drivers and fleet of vehicles in both Newark and Milford, Delaware.  He was loved by his team …
Kristen Hayley Jones, 24, Haddon Acting Student, Dies Suddenly Kristen Hayley Jones, 24, Haddon Acting Student, Dies Suddenly
Kristen Hayley Jones, 24, Haddon Acting Student, Dies Suddenly Kristen Hayley Jones of Haddon Township, died suddenly on May 24, according to an obituary published by Jackson Funeral Home. She was 24 years old. Kristen was a 2018 Haddon Township High School graduate and was recently attending classes in acting and creative writing, which she loved, her obituary said. She enjoyed all things in beauty and makeup. Kristen was very spiritual and enjoyed sharing in Tarot Cards and collecting Crystals.  She recently attended one of her favorite music artist’s concerts Jessie Murph. Another favorite of hers was XXX Tentacion.  Kristen loved spendi…
Pittsgrove's Frank Bittle II, Heavy Equipment Operator, 46 Pittsgrove's Frank Bittle II, Heavy Equipment Operator, 46
Pittsgrove's Frank Bittle II, Heavy Equipment Operator, 46 Frank Bittle II, of Pittsgrove, died on June 2, according to an obituary published by Adams Funeral Home. He was 46 years old. A heavy equipment operator, like his father and grandfather, Frank was an extremely proud member of IUOE Local 825.  "He loved to talk and was a social butterfly," his obituary said. "No matter where he went, if he ran into someone he knew or didn't know for that matter he would strike up a conversation." Frank also enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching the sunset with his girlfriend, Sheri Munyon, and just driving around in his truck and exploring every road and…
Atlantic City High School Superfan Full Of 'Viking Pride' Dies: Fundraiser Atlantic City High School Superfan Full Of 'Viking Pride' Dies: Fundraiser
Atlantic City High School Superfan Full Of 'Viking Pride' Dies: Fundraiser A man known for his passion and love for Atlantic City High School sports has died, according to a fundraising campaign. A GoFundMe page said John Bucci died on Sunday, June 2 at around 7 a.m. The man nicknamed "John John" was an Atlantic City high graduate "with Viking pride" and was last employed by the city's school district. The GoFundMe had raised more than $12,000 from at least 190 donations as of Monday, June 3. "John was loved by so many, around the clock visits by so many, calls and text," Bucci's niece Theresa Gibson wrote on the fundraiser's page. "He was very well known in…
American Water Employee Killed In NJ Construction Zone Crash Was Hardworking Dad American Water Employee Killed In NJ Construction Zone Crash Was Hardworking Dad
American Water Employee Killed In NJ Construction Zone Crash Was Hardworking Dad Kyle Sease was not just an American Water Employee. He was a father, a son, a husband, a U.S. Army veteran, and so much more. "This was my baby," his heartbroken mother, Joanne Devine, said in a Facebook post. "My son. He was so much more than an 'American Water Employee.'" Sease, 26, was killed and three of his colleagues injured when their crew was hit by a vehicle at a job site on White Horse Pike in Magnolia on Wednesday, May 29, just before 10 a.m. A GoFundMe started by Sease's coworkers of  Water Workers Local 99 had raised $78,000 as of Saturday, June 1. A Sicklerville f…
19-Year-Old Marlton Man Killed In Van Crash Mourned By Loved Ones 19-Year-Old Marlton Man Killed In Van Crash Mourned By Loved Ones
19-Year-Old Marlton Man Killed In Van Crash Mourned By Loved Ones Services have been finalized for 19-year-old Marlton man who was killed when his mini-bike collided with a van earlier this month. According to his obituary on the Bradley Funeral Home website, visitation for Justin Rapp will be held Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30 at the Bradley Funeral Home in Evesham.  A funeral service will be held directly after Thursday's visitation, at 11 a.m. A graveside service will also be held Thursday at Locustwood Memorial Park.  Justin’s favorite things to do were fishing, welding, working, being outside and riding bikes that he would buy and fix up, a…
Willingboro's Anthony 'Bub' Petrone, Champion Wrestler, Baseball Player, 34 Willingboro's Anthony 'Bub' Petrone, Champion Wrestler, Baseball Player, 34
Willingboro's Anthony 'Bub' Petrone, Champion Wrestler, Baseball Player, 34 Anthony "Bub" Petrone, of Willingboro, died on Friday, May 24, according to an obituary published by Mount Laurel Funeral Home. He was 34 years old. Anthony was a champion wrestler and played baseball for his local baseball team, his obit said. He was a graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School.  Anthony was an avid sneaker collector and loved buying and selling them, according to his obituary. Movies, YouTube podcasts and munching on his favorite candies were some of his treasured pastimes, his obit said. "Anthony had a big heart, was a great listener, and often enjoyed maki…
Vineland's Bernadette DiDomenico-Bentz, Owned Hair Salon, 55 Vineland's Bernadette DiDomenico-Bentz, Owned Hair Salon, 55
Vineland's Bernadette DiDomenico-Bentz Bernadette I. DiDomenico-Bentz died at home on Thursday, May 16, according to an obituary published by Pancoast Funeral Home. She was 55 years old. Bernadette graduated in 1987 from Vineland High School, her obituary said. She owned her own salon, the Hair Hut, for many years, her obit said. Bernadette loved knitting and crocheting scarves and blankets for her family. She also enjoyed gardening, painting and making wreaths.  Click here to read Bernadette DiDomenico-Bentz' complete obituary. 
Heather Owens, Marlton School Worker Battled Cancer, 40 Heather Owens, Marlton School Worker Battled Cancer, 40
Heather Owens, Marlton School Worker Battled Cancer, 40 Heather Marie Owens died on May 17 after a courageous two-year battle with breast cancer, according to an obituary published by Bradley Funeral Home. She was 40 years old. She departed peacefully at Samaritan Voorhees surrounded by loved ones, her obituary said. "Throughout her life, Heather was as prime example of selflessness, generosity, kindness and compassion," her obit said. She was a native of Voorhees. Growing up a military brat, Heather had lived in several states, coming full circle back to her home state of New Jersey. She attended the Maple Shade school system until high s…
Timothy Lloyd, Florence School District Employee Who Enjoyed Playing Santa Claus, Dies At 52 Timothy Lloyd, Florence School District Employee Who Enjoyed Playing Santa Claus, Dies At 52
Timothy Lloyd, Florence School District Employee Who Enjoyed Playing Santa Claus, Dies At 52 Timothy P. Lloyd, of Florence, died on May 4 with his family at his side, according to an obituary published by Mathis Funeral Home. He was 52 years old. Tim worked with the Florence School District as an assistant to the special education teachers, his obituary said. "His patience with children was unwavering and he was always around with helping hands for whatever was needed," his obit said. "Tim wanted to make a difference in the lives of the children he worked with." Tim grew up in Trenton in his family's funeral home, Thatcher-Lloyd Funeral Home, "often assisting his father in the bus…
Vineland's Luis 'Louie' Mattei Loved Singing, 56 Vineland's Luis 'Louie' Mattei Loved Singing, 56
Luis Mattei Obituary Luis "Louie" Mattei, of Vineland, died on May 11 at Genesis Healthcare Center, according to an obituary published by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home. He was 56 years old. Luis was a 1986 graduate of Arthur P. Shalick High School, his obituary said. He enjoyed the company of his family and friends listening to Spanish and Club music while playing dominoes, his obit said. Fishing with his parents was an enjoyable outing that he loved, his obit said. "Luis would sing and laugh with family on any occasion," his obituary said. Click here to read Luis Mattei's complete obituary.
Swedesboro's Pamela Marr Died Unexpectedly, 56 Swedesboro's Pamela Marr Died Unexpectedly, 56
Swedesboro's Pamela Marr Died Unexpectedly, 56 Pamela A. Marr, of Swedesboro and formerly of Marlton, died unexpectedly on May 5, according to an obituary published by Bradley Funeral Home. She was 56 years old. A devoted mother, Pamela's greatest joy was her two daughters, Alexandria and Sarah Marr, her obituary said. Pamela's faith was an integral part of her life. As a member of Wiley Church in Marlton, she found strength and fellowship, her obit said. An avid cook and baker, Pamela's kitchen was the heart of her home: "The aromas of her delicious creations were a hallmark of family gatherings," her obituary said. Click here to rea…
NJ's Gregory Van Sciver, Former Pole Vaulting Champion, Dies At 33 NJ's Gregory Van Sciver, Former Pole Vaulting Champion, Dies At 33
NJ's Gregory Van Sciver, Former Pole Vaulting Champion, Dies At 33 Gregory A. Van Sciver, of Mount Laurel, died on May 5, according to an obituary published by Mount Laurel Home For Funerals. He was 33 years old. Greg was a lifelong resident of Mount Laurel and a 2009 graduate of Lenape High School, his obituary said. He was an excellent athlete in high school, excelling in pole vaulting as Burlington County champion and wrestling making it to the regional championships, his obit said. He was a member of the South Park Hunting Club and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and anything to do with the outdoors, his obit said. Greg was a member of the Plumbers &…
Bridgeton's Carlo J. DeMore Saved Lives With His Organs, 54 Bridgeton's Carlo J. DeMore Saved Lives With His Organs, 54
Carlo DeMore Obituary Carlo J. DeMore, of Bridgeton, died on Tuesday, May 7 at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland, according to an obituary published by Padgett Funeral Home. He was 54 years old. Carlo had been employed at the Vineland Produce Auction for many years, according to his obituary. He had been a Bridgeton resident for the past three years and had lived in Brotmanville before that. Carlo was able to help others after his passing because of his gifts as an organ donor, his obit said. He also was an avid fisherman. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at the Padgett Funeral Ho…
Williamstown's Michael Ormsby, Collected Toys, 50 Williamstown's Michael Ormsby, Collected Toys, 50
Williamstown's Michael Ormsby, Collected Toys, 50 Michael P. Ormsby, of Williamstown, died on Sunday, May 5, according to an obituary published by Farnelli Funeral Home. He was 50 years old.  The Camden native was raised in Williamstown. For many years, Michael worked for his family's lawn equipment business, his obituary said. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and trading and selling toy collectibles, his obit said. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Sunday, May 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Farnelli Funeral Home, 504 N. Main St. in Williamstown, where a time of sharing will be held at 3 p…
Camden Native Tasha Rivera, Loving Grandmother, 49 Camden Native Tasha Rivera, Loving Grandmother, 49
Camden Native Tasha Rivera, Loving Grandmother, 49 Tasha M. Rivera, a native of Camden, died on May 2, according to an obituary published by Caruso, Falco & Leonard Funeral Home. She was 49 years old. Tasha or ’Tash’ was an avid NY Giants fan who enjoyed listening to her slow jams or salsa music while she cooked, her obituary said. Tash enjoyed shopping, traveling, bowling and eating seafood.  "She would light up a room with her infectious laugh or jokes consisting of words she made up," her obit said. Tasha cherished time spent with her family, especially her four grandchildren.  "She will be remembered for always speaking…
South Jersey's Joseph J. McCarty, Former Electrician, 50 South Jersey's Joseph J. McCarty, Former Electrician, 50
Joseph McCarty Obituary Pittsgrove Pennsauken Joseph J. McCarty of Pittsgrove Township and formerly of Pennsauken, died on Sunday, May 5, according to an obituary published by Inglesby Funeral Home. He was 50 years old. "Joe grew up as a tinkerer and knew at a very early age that he wanted to be an electrician," his obituary said.   He went to Camden County Vo-Tech and then did his apprenticeship with Local 98. He was a journeyman with 98 until his illness sidetracked him, his obit said. Joe loved to mosey around the Berlin Mart and many flea markets on the weekends with his son, Joey.  "They enjoyed mart pretzels, che…
Bridgeton's Angel Alicea Jr., 46, Killed In Motorcycle Crash Bridgeton's Angel Alicea Jr., 46, Killed In Motorcycle Crash
Angel Alicea Obituary Motorcycle Crash Bridgeton Funeral services are on Friday, May 10 for Angel L. Alicea Jr. of Bridgeton who died on May 1, according to an obituary published by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home.  Angel, who was 46 years old and a grandfather, was killed in a motorcycle crash in Upper Deerfield Township, as reported by Daily Voice. "His passing leaves a void in our hearts and a legacy of love, laughter, and cherished memories," his obituary said. Angel was known as a hard worker, dedicated to providing for his family and building a better future, his obit said, adding: "He found joy in simple pleasures like fishing in …
Kevan S. Hinshillwood, Former Prison Guard From Marlton, 56 Kevan S. Hinshillwood, Former Prison Guard From Marlton, 56
Kevan S. Hinshillwood, Former Prison Guard From Marlton, 56 Kevan Sean Hinshillwood, of Marlton, died on April 23, according to an obituary published by Givnish Funeral Home. He was 56 years old. The Camden native "was a man of many talents and passions," his obituary says: His career spanned various fields including being a prison guard, a B&B mechanic at Amtrak, a union laborer at Jem Erectors, a landscaper and a tower worker. In his free time, Kevan enjoyed watching Philadelphia sports, golfing with friends, indulging in shows like "Jersey Shore," and taking peaceful walks along the beach, his obit said. "His laughter was contagious, and his…
Marlton's Christopher J. Lenegan, 30, Died Suddenly Marlton's Christopher J. Lenegan, 30, Died Suddenly
Marlton's Christopher J. Lenegan, 30, Died Suddenly Christopher J. Lenegan, of Marlton, died suddenly on Sunday, April 28 at home, according to an obituary published by Bradley Funeral Home. He was 30 years old.  The Philadelphia native's life "was one marked by love, kindness, and a warm spirit that drew people to him," his obit said. Christopher was a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc Church. An avid outdoorsman, Christopher enjoyed fishing and cherished his trips to the shore, where he could be found casting a line into the water, hoping for a good catch, his obit said. A collector and avid reader of comic books, Christopher found esc…
Baby Killed By Falling Tree Was Visiting Family In NJ, Campaign Says: 'Our Hearts Are Broken' Baby Killed By Falling Tree Was Visiting Family In NJ, Campaign Says: 'Our Hearts Are Broken'
Baby Killed By Falling Tree Was Visiting Family In NJ, Campaign Says: 'Our Hearts Are Broken' The family of a 6-month-old baby is seeking support after his tragic death during a recent trip to New Jersey. Micah Gasin was visiting his grandparents in Verona when he and his grandfather were killed by a falling tree on Monday, April 29, while they were lying in a hammock. The tree in the back of their West Lincoln Street home became uprooted and fell on the two, Verona police said. "Micah was the happiest baby anyone ever met," Ben Canales, who organized a fundraiser for the family, based in San Diego, said. "He had a smile that could light up a room, and strangers would stop in the s…
NJ Loan Officer Was Fighting For Access To Promising Drug Before He Died, 43 NJ Loan Officer Was Fighting For Access To Promising Drug Before He Died, 43
NJ Loan Officer Was Fighting For Access To Promising Drug Before He Died, 43 Michael Smith, a Frelinghuysen resident, died on Sunday, April 28, with his wife by his side after battling stomach cancer, according to his obituary and various social media posts. He was 43. Born in Dover, Smith spent two decades working with Huntington National Bank, according to his obituary on the Cochran Funeral Home website. His LinkedIn page shows he was a mortgage loan officer. In his free time, Smith enjoyed golfing, cooking, fishing and hiking with his dog Jackson, according to his obituary. Smith penned a Facebook post in August 2023 explaining his prognosis, noting that h…
NJ Pizzeria Mourns Loss Of Popular Employee: 'He Was The Krispy Man' NJ Pizzeria Mourns Loss Of Popular Employee: 'He Was The Krispy Man'
NJ Pizzeria Mourns Loss Of Popular Employee: 'He Was The Krispy Man' Andy Loncarevic had a special talent: Making strangers feel like they belonged. That's what many customers of Krispy Pizza in Old Bridge are saying following the 42-year-old Sayreville father's death on Thursday, April 25. A cause of death was not made public. Posted by Antonietta DiRosa Vega on Sunday, April 28, 2024 An immigrant from Montenegro, Andy was remembered on a GoFundMe campaign as a dedicated and hardworking family man. Nearly $54,000 had been raised as of press time. "It is with heavy hearts that we share the tragic news of the passing of our beloved family member, Andy," …
Maple Shade's Kyle Constantine Fought 'Courageous Battle' With Cancer, 38 Maple Shade's Kyle Constantine Fought 'Courageous Battle' With Cancer, 38
Maple Shade's Kyle Constantine Fought 'Courageous Battle' With Cancer, 38 Kyle J. Constantine, of Maple Shade, died peacefully on April 18 at Samaritan Hospice in Voorhees with his family by his side after fighting "a courageous battle with colorectal cancer," according to an obituary published by Givnish Funeral Homes. He was 38 years old. The native of Voorhees was a resident of Maple Shade for the last three years and formerly lived in Philadelphia and Pennsauken, his obit said. Kyle received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Stockton University.  He was a member of Laborer’s Local Union 57 in Philadelphia and an estimator and painter for TSC Pai…
Burlington's James Stevenson, Police Dispatcher, Lifelong Volunteer Firefighter, 55 Burlington's James Stevenson, Police Dispatcher, Lifelong Volunteer Firefighter, 55
Burlington's James Stevenson, Police Dispatcher, Lifelong Volunteer Firefighter, 55 James T. Stevenson, of Burlington, died at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden on April 16, according to an obituary published by Page Funeral Home. He was 55 years old.  Jim had worked as a police dispatcher for several departments in Burlington County before the 911 operations were merged into Central Dispatch.. A volunteer firefighter, he also was a member of the Burlington City Fire Police and served as a fire photographer, his obituary said. A lifelong Burlington resident, Jim graduated from Burlington City High School.  He was a police dispatcher for the Mount Lau…
Lisa Paxia, Owner Of Lillo's Tomato Pies, Saved 3 Lives With Her Organs In South Jersey, 51 Lisa Paxia, Owner Of Lillo's Tomato Pies, Saved 3 Lives With Her Organs In South Jersey, 51
Lisa Paxia, Owner Of Lillo's Tomato Pies, Saved 3 Lives With Her Organs In South Jersey, 51 Lisa R. Paxia, of Eastampton, died on April 15 surrounded by her loving family, according to an obituary published by Knotts Colonial Funeral Home. She was 51 years old.  She owned Lillo's Tomato Pies in Hainesport, which she and her husband, John, founded in 2021, her obit said. Upon her death, she donated at least three organs saving others' lives, one of her three sons said in a Facebook post.  Born and raised in Trenton, Lisa was a resident of Eastampton for the past 20 years. She was a retired registered nurse and an entrepreneur. In the Facebook post liked by more than 3,2…
'Kind And Generous' NJ Teen Whose Organs Were Donated After Deadly Crash Remembered 'Kind And Generous' NJ Teen Whose Organs Were Donated After Deadly Crash Remembered
'Kind And Generous' NJ Teen Whose Organs Were Donated After Deadly Crash Remembered A Brick Township teen whose organs were donated after she died from car crash injuries is being remembered as a kind and generous young woman. Catalina Reinoso Arquero died on Friday, Apr. 19 at 18 years old, according to her obituary. She was a recent graduate of Brick Township High School and worked at the Marshall's department store in Brick. Reinoso's obituary said she was "always kind and generous with everyone." "She was liked by all who knew her," the obituary read. "She was a happy, friendly girl who loved music, pets, and being with her friends, her longtime boyfriend, Coty, …