Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45 Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45
Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45 Bernaldo Torres of Camden died suddenly on Friday, Feb. 23, according to an obituary published by Inglesby and Sons Funeral Home and a GoFundMe campaign. He was 45. Better known as Bernie to his family and Bmac to his close friends, he was born in Philadelphia, his obituary said. "If anyone was ever looking for Bernaldo, he could always be found writing lyrics for his music," his obituary said. "This was his favorite pastime."  Bernaldo is survived by his wife, Brenda Feliciano; their four children, Siani, Nymira, Bernaldo Jr. and Timothy; his mother, Elizabeth; father, Juan…
NJ's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies NJ's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies
NJ's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies Richard Reinhold Jr., a well-respected deputy special agent in charge with Homeland Security Investigations from New Jersey, died on Monday, Feb. 26 with his family by his side, his obituary said. He was 46 years old. Rich, of Delran — affectionately referred to by colleagues as "Big Daddy" — previously worked as an agent in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Newark, NJ.  Richard grew up in Philadelphia and attended Father Judge High School and Holy Family University where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, his obituary said. After graduating, he joined the…
Jersey Shore Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont Jersey Shore Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont
Jersey Shore Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont An Ocean County man was killed in a snowmobiling accident near a popular Vermont ski area, according to his obituary. Matthew Morris of Point Pleasant Beach died from his injuries on Tuesday, Feb. 20 while snowmobiling near Stratton Mountain Resort, his obituary said. He was 31 years old. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Matt (@captmateo) Winhall's police chief said Morris's snowmobile crashed into trees and rocks, as reported by NJ Advance Media. Daily Voice has reached out to the Vermont town's police department for confirmation…
Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots' Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots'
Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots' John F. Shover, of Westville, died on Thursday, Feb. 22, according to an obituary published by Farnelli Funeral Home. He was 57 years old. John worked for Evergreen Printing in Bellmawr for 30 years, according to his obituary. He enjoyed fishing, drinking his Budweiser, and watching sports, especially the Cowboys, his obit said. "John also had a love for his cat Boots," his obit said. He is survived by his siblings, Alma Fromal, Jeanne Paollili (Michael), Shirley Ball (the late Thomas), Mark Shover and JoAnn Becker. Click here to read John F. Shover's complete obituary. 
Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27 Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27
Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27 Daniel Collazo Portalatin of Vineland died on Feb. 16 after years of battling cancer, according to a GoFundMe campaign and his obituary. He was 27 years old. Daniel's cancer treatment included removing three tumors which then led to seizures, the campaign said. As a child, Daniel always had a passion for cars, his obituary said.   "The love for cars continued to grow as he got older. He would love to work on his evo and drive around with his cousins," his obit said. Daniel also loved taking vacations with his parents, sister and girlfriend. He is survived by his parents, Daniel…
Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45 Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45
Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45 The family of an Atlantic County mother and former restaurant owner is mourning her death. Melinda Schriver of Galloway died on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 45 years old, according to her obituary. The cause of her death was not mentioned. Schriver was born on Friday, Sept. 8, 1978, in Vineland, and she was a lifelong resident of Galloway. She was an Absegami High School graduate and studied business administration at Atlantic Cape Community College. Schriver was once the owner of Naomi's Cafe, a now-closed restaurant in Northfield that shared the name of one of her daughters. "Naomi’s was a family…
Camden County Mom, Grandmother Kristen Emdin 'Embraced Life's Simple Pleasures' Camden County Mom, Grandmother Kristen Emdin 'Embraced Life's Simple Pleasures'
Camden County Mom, Grandmother Kristen Emdin 'Embraced Life's Simple Pleasures' Kristen T. Emdin died on Feb. 10 in Clementon, according to an obituary published by Inglesby Funeral Home. She was 47 years old. The Camden native spent her "cherished years" in Mount Ephraim "where she embraced life's simple pleasures, such as bike riding with her beloved husband, Todd Emdin," her obituary said. She is survived by two children, Devin Townsen and Walter Whitman, and two grandchildren, Octavius and Mazikeen Michael. Viewing is on Friday, Feb. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at 11:30 a.m. at St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, 30…
Executive Director Of Amicus Therapeutics In Princeton, Christopher Canada, Dies Executive Director Of Amicus Therapeutics In Princeton, Christopher Canada, Dies
Executive Director Of Amicus Therapeutics In Princeton, Christopher Canada, Dies Rutgers University graduate and attorney Christopher Canada of Plainfield died on Feb. 12, according to an obituary published by Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home. He was 55 years old. Friends created a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his sons' continuing education.  The campaign says Chris, a Clark native, is survived by his wife of 20 years, Debbie, whom he met in middle school. "Chris first met his future wife Debbie in 6th grade and was quickly smitten, as he made known through a series of attention-getting pranks combined with chivalrous actions such as carrying her books home fr…
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Shock and sadness spread following the death of Freehold resident David J. Kirby on Thursday, Feb. 15. He was 48 years old. David, affectionately known as Dave, was born in Brick Township and died at CentraState Medical Center, according to his obituary. Dave most recently served as the vice president of marketing and advertising for Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD), and worked in radio for many years, his obituary says. His LinkedIn profile shows he held marketing positions at several different radio and media agencies. Dave's death is particularly tragic for his colleague's…
Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades' Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades'
Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades' Christian Jonathon Kurtz, Sr. a native of Willingboro, died on Feb. 10, according to an obituary published by T.L. Hutton Funeral Services. He was 26 years old. He was a victim of a shooting, Daily Voice reported. Christian graduated from Willingboro High School and was a "jack of all trades," his obituary said.  "He passionately loved remodeling his car. It was nothing that Chris couldn’t fix if the challenge was put in front of him." He loved his family hard and unconditionally, especially his son Christian Jr., his obit said. My baby boy always and forever. I love you so…
Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player
Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player Scott R. Peeler died on Jan. 30 at home in Cherry Hill, according to an obituary published by Healey Funeral Homes. Born in Philadelphia, Scott grew up in Cherry Hill and graduated from Cherry Hill East High School, his obituary said. Scott was a football star selected first-team All-State, All-South Jersey, All-Conference and Group IV. He continued his education and football career at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, his obit said. He is survived by his three children, Sierra, Brayden and Shane; his former wife, Jenniene Fareri; his parents, James M. and Nancy Peeler (nee Marshall); …
Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23 Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23
Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23 Joel Luis Morales, a native of Camden, died on Feb. 1, according to an obituary published by Ashcraft Funeral Home. He was 23 years old. He graduated from Penns Grove High School where he played baseball. Joel set a goal of obtaining his CDL and driving semi-trucks which he achieved at a young age, his obituary said. Joel loved spending time with his family and friends but most of all his beautiful daughter Luna, his obit said. In addition to his daughter, Joel is survived by his parents: Angela and Luis Santiago and Julio and Wanda Morales; and siblings: Israel, Ardelina, Amina and Emanu…
Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything' Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything'
Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything' Kenneth W. “Kennie” Weis, Jr., of Pittsgrove, died at the age of 42, according to an obituary published by Pancoast Funeral Home. "Kennie was born with the gift of a very high mechanical aptitude," his obituary said. He could fix or build almost anything. "He enjoyed working on cars, trucks, motorcycles, anything with a motor & transmission – he could figure it out," his obit said. He especially enjoyed repairing vehicles for family, friends, "even complete strangers stranded on the side of the road," his obit said. Kennie was employed as a tree surgeon and bucket operator for Garriso…
John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber
John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber John F. Marchuk, Jr., of Vineland, died on Feb. 7, according to an obituary published by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home. He was 33 years old. Johnny was a graduate of Vineland High School Class of 2010, his obituary said. He studied cosmetology at Cumberland County Technical Education Center and worked as a barber in various local barbershops in Vineland. He loved fishing, video games and movies, his obit said. Johnny is survived by his parents, Maritza and John Marchuk, Sr. and his brother, Scott I. Oldson, Jr. Click here to read John F. Marchuk Jr.'s complete obituary.
James Leo Haven, 49, Of Cherry Hill Had 'Undeniable Humor, Ability To Debate Anything' James Leo Haven, 49, Of Cherry Hill Had 'Undeniable Humor, Ability To Debate Anything'
James Leo Haven, 49, Of Cherry Hill Had 'Undeniable Humor, Ability To Debate Anything' James “Jim” Leo Haven, of Cherry Hill, died on Feb. 3, according to an obituary published by Murray-Paradee Funeral Home. He was 49 years old. "His undeniable humor, silly antics, one-liners, ability to debate anything, love of film and sports will always be remembered and greatly missed," his obituary said. Jim is survived by his fiancee, Dama Thompson, of Cherry Hill; his mother, Judy Haven of Roanoke, VA; and his sisters Julie Rye (Dewayne) of Nottingham, MD, Jamie Christ of Whiteford, MD, and Joanna Haven of Hardy, VA. Click here to read James Leo Haven's complete obituary.
Deysi Sosa-Ruiz, 42, Of Deptford, 'Her Children Were Her World' Deysi Sosa-Ruiz, 42, Of Deptford, 'Her Children Were Her World'
Deysi Sosa-Ruiz, 42, Of Deptford, 'Her Children Were Her World' Deysi Sosa-Ruiz, of Deptford, died on Feb. 2, according to an obituary published by Costantino Primo Funeral Home. She was 42 years old. Deysi was born in Vera Cruz, Mexico and has resided in the United States for the past 18 years, her obituary said. "Her children were her world," her obit said. "She was a very strong woman who battled and beat cancer in the previous years." "She was known as a diva with her flawless makeup and always perfectly dressed," her obit said. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Viewing on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Costantino-Pr…
Former Toms River Track Star Diego Rodriguez Garibaldi Dies Following Crash, 19 Former Toms River Track Star Diego Rodriguez Garibaldi Dies Following Crash, 19
Former Toms River Track Star Diego Rodriguez Garibaldi Dies Following Crash, 19 Family and loved ones are mourning the death of a teen from Toms River. A GoFundMe page was created in the memory of Diego Rodriguez Garibaldi, who died on Friday, Jan. 26 at 19 years old, according to his obituary.  The memorial fundraiser was created after a car crash sent Rodriguez Garibaldi to the hospital. Details in the crash were not immediately available. The GoFundMe page raised more than $28,500 from at least 500 donations as of Thursday, Feb. 8. "Your overwhelming support has meant the world to his family during this challenging time," the fundraiser page said. "We are gra…
Yazmin Nicole Rodriguez, Mount Holly Mom, Mortgage Worker, 37 Yazmin Nicole Rodriguez, Mount Holly Mom, Mortgage Worker, 37
Yazmin Nicole Rodriguez, Mount Holly Mom, Mortgage Worker, 37 Yazmin Nicole Rodriguez died on Jan. 26, according to an obituary published by Pennchief Chapels. She was 37 years old. Born in Mount Holly, Yazmin was a lifelong area resident.  She was a graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School. During her time at Rancocas Valley, she was an avid cheerleader and softball player, winning the national cheerleading championship her junior year, her obituary said. She worked in the mortgage industry. She is survived by three children: Shawn Rogers, Syenna Smith, and Keem Young; her parents Ed and Griselle Silva of Lumberton; her brother, N…
Vineland Dad, Towing Company Owner Justin Gary Ricciardi Killed In Crash Vineland Dad, Towing Company Owner Justin Gary Ricciardi Killed In Crash
Vineland Dad, Towing Company Owner Justin Gary Ricciardi Killed In Crash Justin Gary Ricciardi of Vineland died following a crash on Jan. 27, according to an obituary published by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home. He was 43 years old. Details in the crash were not immediately known. An avid motorcyclist often found mud-running with friends, Justin was a great cook and loved teaching his 7-year-old daughter, Natalia, how to make pizza pies and cakes, his obituary said. He enjoyed working on cars and had worked at South Side Auto Body with his father since he was 15 years old. He also was the owner of Goodfella's Towing in Vineland. A GoFundMe campaign has been set up…
Bruce Springsteen Mourns Mother's Death With Heartfelt Tribute Bruce Springsteen Mourns Mother's Death With Heartfelt Tribute
Bruce Springsteen Mourns Mother's Death With Heartfelt Tribute Adele Springsteen, the mother of New Jersey rock and roll icon Bruce Springsteen, has died, according to the musician. Bruce Springsteen said his mother died at 98 years old on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The Freehold native's cause of death was not mentioned. "The Boss" announced Adele Springsteen's death with lyrics to his song "The Wish", a ballad about his love for his mother from his 1998 album 'Tracks'. "I remember in the morning mom hearing your alarm clock ring," Bruce Springsteen said. "I’d lie in bed and listen to you getting ready for work, the sound of your makeup case on the sink…
'Ultimate Ambassador:' Former Jersey Shore City Mayor Dies At 90 'Ultimate Ambassador:' Former Jersey Shore City Mayor Dies At 90
'Ultimate Ambassador:' Former Jersey Shore City Mayor Dies At 90 Former North Wildwood Mayor Aldo Palombo has died, the city in Cape May County announced. An obituary for Palombo said he died with his wife and family by his side on Saturday, Jan. 27. He was the 15th mayor of North Wildwood, serving the city from 1994 to 2005. The city said Palombo rescued North Wildwood during some difficult times. "Mayor Palombo brought his indomitable optimism and incredible energy to the Office of Mayor," the city said in a news release. "During his tenure, Mayor Palombo initiated many of the special events and parades that are now beloved traditions in North Wildwoo…
Keith M. Casey, 44, Of Bordentown, Enjoyed Swimming, Time With Family Keith M. Casey, 44, Of Bordentown, Enjoyed Swimming, Time With Family
Keith M. Casey, 44, Of Bordentown, Enjoyed Swimming, Time With Family Keith Michael Casey, of Bordentown, died on Friday, Jan. 26, according to an obituary published by Peppler Funeral Home. He was 44 years old. He worked for Toll Brothers as a Land Financial Analyst, but "his real joy in life was his family," his obituary said. "He enjoyed nothing more than taking his sons to their soccer games and other activities, and laughing with his beloved wife." Keith loved the water. He was an active, highly respected member of the Yapewi Aquatic Club in Bordentown, his obit said. A viewing will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from noon until 2 p.m., fol…
Jennifer A. Miller, Medical Writer From West Deptford, 45 Jennifer A. Miller, Medical Writer From West Deptford, 45
Jennifer A. Miller, Medical Writer From West Deptford, 45 Jennifer Alice Miller, a medical writer from West Deptford, died on Monday, Jan. 29, according to an obituary published by Maxwell Funeral Home. She was 45 years old. She spent time living in Lumberton before moving to West Deptford. After graduating from Warren Hills Regional High School, Jennifer studied at The College of New Jersey where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English. She worked as a Project Editor and Manager in the medical journalism field before becoming a Medical Writer for ReachMD, her obituary said. "Jen was a kind and giving soul whose concern for others outwei…
Joseph K. Cole, 47, Worked For Salem City Schools, 'Enjoyed Fishing' Joseph K. Cole, 47, Worked For Salem City Schools, 'Enjoyed Fishing'
Joseph K. Cole, 47, Worked For Salem City Schools, 'Enjoyed Fishing' Joseph Kenneth Cole, of Carneys Point, died on Thursday, Jan. 18, according to an obituary published by Adams Funeral Home. He was 47 years old.  Born in Woodbury and raised in Pedricktown, Joe was a 1994 graduate of Penns Grove High School, his obituary said. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Joe worked for the Salem City School District for the last 10 years as their district plumber. "Joe really enjoyed fishing and hunting and he loved going to Maine," his obit said. "He loved to cook; in the summer, he was the one who took over the grill. He kept a beautiful garden…
Melanie, NJ Folk Singer, Woodstock Performer, Dies At 76 Melanie, NJ Folk Singer, Woodstock Performer, Dies At 76
Melanie, NJ Folk Singer, Woodstock Performer, Dies At 76 Melanie, a folk singer-songwriter whose music took her from the Jersey Shore to international success in the 70's, has died at 76 years old. Melanie Safka died on Tuesday, Jan. 23, according to a Facebook post by her family. A cause of death was not given. The Long Branch native was born on Monday, Feb. 3, 1947, her IMDb page said. Her children called her a powerful performer and loving parent. "She was one of the most talented, strong, and passionate women of the era and every word she wrote, every note she sang reflected that," Leilah, Jeordie, and Beau Jarred said.  "Our world is …
Jogger Killed In NJ Hit-Run Crash Was Wellness Industry 'Legend,' Harvard Biz School Grad Jogger Killed In NJ Hit-Run Crash Was Wellness Industry 'Legend,' Harvard Biz School Grad
Jogger Killed In NJ Hit-Run Crash Was Wellness Industry 'Legend,' Harvard Biz School Grad Julia Sutton, the founder of an international spa and wellness brand, has been identified as the victim killed in a hit-and-run crash in Brick Township earlier this month. Julia Sutton, 56, of Weehawken, was struck by a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Mark Carey, Jr. of South Amboy earlier this month on Route 35, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Mark Carey has been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that left a female pedestrian dead in Brick, authorities said. Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Sutton founded the boutique wellness company Exhale Spa in 2002. The company, which…
Former Trenton Teacher Dies, 47 Former Trenton Teacher Dies, 47
Former Trenton Teacher Dies, 47 Nicole Larue Walsh, a longtime teacher in Philadelphia schools and a Levittown mother of three, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 16, loved ones said in her obituary. She was 47.  A lifelong Levittown resident, Walsh graduated from Neshaminy High School in 1994 before continuing her studies at Temple University, her obit says. She earned her master's in reading development from Holy Family College, family members wrote.  Walsh was a middle school special education teacher and began working in Philadelphia schools in 2009, according to her LinkedIn. Before that, she taught …
Ashley De'An Marvin, 38, Of Maple Shade 'Seen And Heard' At Sons' Sports Events Ashley De'An Marvin, 38, Of Maple Shade 'Seen And Heard' At Sons' Sports Events
Ashley De'An Marvin, 38, Of Maple Shade 'Seen And Heard' At Sons' Sports Events Ashley De'An Marvin, a mother of two from Maple Shade, died on Jan. 8 at Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill, according to an obituary published by Mathis Funeral Home. She was 38 years old. "Ashley was a proud mom, and could always be seen and heard on the sidelines of any sports her two sons were involved in," her obituary said. Ashley lived in Shamong for most of her life. She was a 2003 graduate of Shawnee High School in Medford. An avid sports fan, Ashley enjoyed watching the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies games, her obit said. She is survived by her parents, Steven and Christine Wa…
NJ Athlete Katelyn Morales, 14, Dies After Cancer Battle NJ Athlete Katelyn Morales, 14, Dies After Cancer Battle
NJ Athlete Katelyn Morales, 14, Dies After Cancer Battle A Monmouth County community is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old girl after a valiant cancer battle. An obituary said 14-year-old Katelyn Morales of Howell died on Wednesday, Jan. 10. She was in the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with lymphoma. A GoFundMe page for Morales said she received several rounds of radiation, chemotherapy treatments, and blood transfusions. "At 14 years old, Kate was recently diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma that has quickly spread to multiple parts of her body," the cancer treatment fundraiser said. "Doctors say her form of cancer is rare, which took months t…
Popular Actor Who Lived In NJ Dies At Age 50 Popular Actor Who Lived In NJ Dies At Age 50
Popular Actor Who Lived In NJ Dies At Age 50 A popular actor who was born and grew up in the region has died. Alec Musser was 50 years old.  Click here for a new, updated story: Cause Of Death Released For Popular Actor, 50, Who Grew Up In Region He died Friday night, Jan. 12 at his home in Del Mar, California, north of San Diego.  A cause of death has not been released. His death was announced Saturday, Jan. 13 on Instagram by his fiancée Paige Press. Musser appeared on the ABC-TV soap opera "All My Children," playing the role of Del Henry after joining the cast in the summer of 2005, following a first-place f…
'We Lost Our Internet Grandma:' Whimsical NJ TikTok Star Lynja Yamada Davis Dies At 67 'We Lost Our Internet Grandma:' Whimsical NJ TikTok Star Lynja Yamada Davis Dies At 67
'We Lost Our Internet Grandma:' Whimsical NJ TikTok Star Lynja Yamada Davis Dies At 67 Lynn "Lynja" Yamada Davis, 67-year-old TikToker and New Jersey resident who thrilled millions with her cooking and humor, has died. Davis, of Holmdel, died of esophageal cancer at Riverview Medical Center on Jan. 1, the New York Times reports. Her death was announced by her children on Instagram on Friday, Jan. 12. "Our mom, Lynn Yamada Davis (aka Lynja, the goat, the best to ever do it, small in stature but massive in might, Marge Simpson, Snow White, the bus driver, the queen that was never not slaying, Fort Lee’s finest, the grilling grandma, the internet’s grandma, mini lynnie, little …