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On behalf of Life Celebration, I would like to thank you for your trust and provide some information on what you can expect from us. Our goal is simple - to get to know you and your family so we may provide the highest level of care in a way that is best for everyone involved. It is our pledge to do everything we can to provide you peace of mind as your family transitions through the time ahead. Again, thank you for your trust and confidence in us. If you have any questions about your loved one’s care, please do not hesitate to call me at 855-717-5224.


Our Obituaries

Charles "Chuck" Vesceri, Jr.

December 22, 1948 - January 17, 2022

Charles "Chuck" Vesceri, Jr., 73, of Brigantine NJ, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022. Chuck was born and raised in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. He was the son of the late Charles "Chuck" Vesceri, Sr. and Rose Innocent Vesceri. At a young age, he was a golf caddy at Connoquenessing Country Club, and Chuck played baseball, taking on the role of catcher for the team. He was determined to...
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Patricia Ann "Pat Mancuso

January 14, 2022

Mancuso, Patricia Ann "Pat" (Nee Channell), -86 of Atlantic City, passed away at home on January 14, 2022. Pat was born on June 30, 1935 to Marion Parisi (Channell) in Philadelphia, PA. She spent her early years in Pleasantville and moved to Atlantic City where she resided until her death. She was an ACHS graduate of the class of 1954, a former leader of Girl Scout Troop #128 and a past literacy...
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Luke Fannon III

January 9, 2022

Luke Fannon III, 82, a longtime resident of Brigantine, NJ and formerly of Monroe, CT and Penllyn, PA, was called to heaven on January 9, 2022. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his companion Kay Crist, and loving family members. Luke was born in Chester, PA and was a proud alumnus of St. James Catholic High School and Mount St. Mary's University (Emmitsburg...
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Patricia Nora Kowaleski

January 5, 2022

Patricia Nora Kowaleski, 75 of Brigantine passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 5, 2022. Patty was born in Philadelphia to the late Thomas and Marie (Ahern) Gallagher. She was proud graduate of Little Flower High School. She was formerly employed at the I.R.S in Philadelphia, the Brigantine School System, and the Atlantic County Utilities Authority where she made many...
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Marcia Tzioutziouklaris

January 2, 2022

Tzioutziouklaris, Marcia (nee Sheldon)- 78 of Linwood passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 2, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 13, 1943, she was a life long native of the Atlantic City area. After graduating ACHS, she became a member of the Show Makers Theater Guild and the Scuba Club. She loved to play the piano, travel, ski and horseback ride. She loved all kinds of...
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Peter C. Cosentino, Sr.

January 1, 2022

After an accomplished and fulfilling life filled with family joys, committed friends and an inspired community, Peter C. Cosentino Sr. passed on Jan 1, 2022. He left living, the love of his life of 56 years, Judi Cosentino, their two sons, Peter Jr and Stephen, daughters in-law Janice and Erin, grandchildren Stephen Jr., Aidan, Brian and his brothers Louis and John (Tippy). He was surrounded at...
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Nicholas "Nick" Marchesani

December 30, 2021

Nicholas Philip Marchesani, 60, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Thursday December 30, 2021. Nick was born in Philadelphia to Louis and JoAnn (Mangraviti) Marchesani. He was a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School where he excelled on their hockey team. He was a very good golfer and he also played amateur hockey with Guns and Hoses in Atlantic City. He was a self-employed...
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Bernadette Mary (Langella) Bauman

December 30, 2021

Bernadette Mary (Langella) Bauman, 69 of Northfield passed away after a brief illness on Thursday December 30, 2021. Bernadette was born in Philadelphia Pa. to the late Louis and Mary (Ranieri) Langella. She grew up in Atlantic City and has lived in the area her entire life. Bernadette was a 1970 graduate of Holy Spirit High School. She worked various jobs, but her most important job was raising...
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Jennie M. Cassello

December 28, 2021

Jennie M. Cassello, 82, of Brigantine passed away on Tuesday December 28, 2021. Jennie was born in Philadelphia to the late Augustine and Josephine (Venuti) Franceschetti. She was formerly employed at Harrah's Hotel and Casino in the Telemarketing Department and before she retired, she was the Tax Assessor in the City of Brigantine. Jennie is survived by beloved her husband Gaeton Cassello Jr....
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Warren E. Hepp

December 25, 2021

Warren E. Hepp, 97, of New York City, passed away on December 25,2021. He was born on November 28, 1924 to Charles and Emma (Cook) in Philadelphia, Pa. He was raised in Atlantic City, N.J. Warren was a proud veteran of the US Navy, having served aboard a destroyer escort in World War Two. Following the war, he began a long career as a commercial printer. Warren was a kind, gentle and...
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Elizabeth Welsh

December 23, 2021

Elizabeth Welsh, 54, of Brigantine passed away after a courageous battle with breast cancer on Thursday December 23, 2021. Elizabeth was born in Camden, New Jersey to Barbara (née Stephen) Welsh and the late Joseph Welsh. She was employed as a driver for Taylor Care adult day care in Galloway before she became ill. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Jean Kirby and her husband Bryan of...
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Diane F. Fortis

December 23, 2021

Diane F. Fortis, 80, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday December 22, 2021. Diane was born in Camden to the late John and Talia (Costan) MacFarlan. Diane was a member of Union Local 54. She was a bartender at Bally's Hotel and Casino for 30 years before she retired. Diane loved to travel and going to the casinos. She also enjoyed going to shows and visiting Las Vegas. Diane is survived by her...
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Michael P. Sheehy

December 23, 2021

Michael P. Sheehy, 64, of Somers Point, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 23, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ, he was the loving son of William Sheehy and the late Patricia (Kellmyer) Sheehy. He was the devoted soulmate of Katherine A. Dinger with whom he spent over 44 wonderful years. Michael was a graduate of Pleasantville High School...
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Joseph J Marcolongo

December 20, 2021

Joseph (Joe) J. Marcolongo of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at the age of 93. Beloved husband of 63 years to Mary (nee Surace), devoted father of Rosemarie McKee and Valerie (Willem) Ebersohn; loving grandfather of Gillian, Marthinus and Aletta; loving uncle to nieces and nephews. Joe was born in Camden NJ, the second of five children and the eldest son to the late Giuseppe and...
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Philip J. Waschko

December 20, 2021

Philip J. Waschko, 92, of Brigantine passed away peacefully on Monday December 20, 2021. Philip was born in Philadelphia to the late Philip and Josephine Waschko. Philip was an insurance agent for over 30 years for State Farm Insurance Company in Philadelphia. After his retirement he moved to Boca Raton Florida before moving to live with his son in Brigantine in 2018. Phil enjoyed going to the...
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Boris B. Vassilev

December 19, 2021

Boris B. Vassilev, 45, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Saturday December 18, 2021. Born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria he was the son of the late Boris Vassilev Radkov and Nedka Dimitrova Ivanova of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He was the partner of Christina Chang for many years, who he loved dearly. Although he had no family close by, her family became his. Boris loved his two dogs, Hunter and Knox,...
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Constantinos "Louie" Chilas

December 15, 2021

Constantinos "Louie" Chilas, 87, of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 15, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Parparia on the island of Chios, Greece he was the son of the late Elias and Maria (Benetos) Chilas. Constantinos was a table's dealer at Bally's Casino in Atlantic City, NJ for most of his life. He dealt black jack and poker but also...
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Alice Cullen Payne

December 9, 2021

Alice (Cullen) Payne, 89, of Ventnor, NJ went home to be with the Lord on December 9, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Teaneck, NJ she was the daughter of the late George Cullen and Anne (Forrest) McSweeney. She was the devoted wife and widow of the late Joseph Payne. Alice was a graduate of Teaneck High School in Teaneck, NJ. She was a homemaker and worked hard every day to...
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Guido Cassetta

December 7, 2021

Guido Cassetta, 78, of Brigantine, NJ passed from this life on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Born in Rome, Italy, he moved to the U.S. in his late teens, making his life in Washington, DC. As an international photojournalist and later producer/director, Guido travelled extensively in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. A proud member of the White House News Photographers Association, his...
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Joseph D. Maiorano

December 7, 2021

Joseph D. Maiorano, 90, of Brigantine passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday December 7, 2021 with his family at his side. Joe was born in Philadelphia to the late Giuseppe and Carmella (Zucca) Maiorano. He was a graduate of Southeast Catholic High School. Joe was the proprietor of the Golden Show Bar in the Germantown section of the city. He was proud to be the Commissioner...
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James "Jim" J. Sullivan Jr.,

December 6, 2021

James "Jim" J. Sullivan Jr., 68, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ peacefully passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on December 6, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the loving son of the late James J. Sullivan, Sr., and Kathryn (McKeever) Sullivan. Jim was a graduate of Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia, class of 1971. He went on to...
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Michael "Pop" Stella

November 28, 2021

STELLA, MICHAEL "POP", 93, of Brigantine departed this life on Sunday November 28, 2021, surrounded by his family. Mike was born in Philadelphia PA where he attended Northeast Catholic High School prior to accomplishing a successful career as a business owner of Stella's Dry Cleaners and Doreen Cleaners both located in Kennsington. Upon retirement he relocated to Brigantine where he conquered yet...
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Lee (Leroy) Straub

November 27, 2021

Lee (Leroy) Straub, 81 of Brigantine passed away unexpectantly on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Lee was born in Philadelphia to the late Roy and Martha (Madison) Straub. Lee had a summer home in Brigantine since 1980. Lee was the Vice-President of an architectural consultant firm in New York City. He worked on many high-rise buildings in New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Lee was...
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Gerald J. Highberger

November 27, 2021

Gerald James Highberger, 53, of Brigantine passed away unexpectedly on Saturday November 27, 2021. Jerry was born in Rahway NJ to Gerald and Nancy (Lazo) Highberger. He was a graduate of United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He proudly achieved the rank of Captain in the US Marine Corps. Jerry was an avid college and professional football fan. He loved...
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Rocco V. Saponare

November 18, 2021

Rocco V. Saponare, 67, of Margate, NJ went home to the Lord on November 18, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the loving son of the late Frank John and Rita Carolyn (Donato) Saponare. Rocco was a graduate of Cherry Hill High School West class of 1972 and he went on to attend and graduate from Rowan University with a degree in criminal justice in 1976. Rocco worked as a pit boss for...
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Doris C. Gamble

November 16, 2021

Doris C. Gamble, 82, of Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 16, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bronx, NY Doris was the loving daughter of the late Kenneth and Harriet Cerussi Kunz. She was the devoted wife of William John Gamble who passed away on April 1, 1990. Doris was a graduate of Thorp Secretarial High school in Manhattan, NY class of 1957. ...
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Jean D'Adamo

November 15, 2021

Jean D'Adamo, 86, of Brigantine, passed away on Monday November 15,2021. She was born in Philadelphia and came to Brigantine in 1975. Jean and her husband, Joe owned and operated the Sun Deck Motel in Brigantine which they later developed into 800 West Condominiums. Jean enjoyed selling real estate for over 20 years and was well respected by her colleagues. She was involved in the Bocce club...
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Marilyn Grace DeMari

November 12, 2021

Marilyn Grace DeMari, 91, of Brigantine left this world early morning on Friday November 12th, 2021 with her son and daughter by her side. She was born in Atlantic City, NJ, the loving daughter of Grace and Charles Levinsky. Born months premature, she spent the first 6 months of her life on the boardwalk in an incubator invented by famed doctor Dr Cooney, who was trying to sell the incubator to...
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Robert S. Foerster

November 9, 2021

Robert S. Foerster, 95, of Linwood, NJ, formerly of Ventnor, passed away peacefully on November 9, 2021 after suffering with Parkinson's disease for many years. Born April 21, 1926, he grew up in Atlantic City. He graduated early from Atlantic City High School in 1944 to enlist in the U.S. Navy, and served as a radio man on the LST 1109 in the Pacific during World War II. After Japan...
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Kathleen "Cass" Leonard

November 7, 2021

Kathleen G. Leonard (Landy), 81, of Somers Point passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7th, 2021 surrounded by love. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Elizabeth and Thomas Landy on November 19,1939. Cass, originally a native of South Philadelphia, never forgot her roots and would do the Mummers' Strut whenever she heard "Oh, Oem Golden Slippers." She was a graduate of Hallahan High...
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Carol Traa Keates

November 7, 2021

Carol Traa Keates, 74, passed away peacefully at her home in Egg Harbor Township on Sunday, November 7, 2021. Carol was predeceased by her parents, Louis Arthur Traa and Ruth Christine Traa (nee; Kirschner) and her beloved husband, Dr. George Keates. Carol is survived by her brother, Richard Traa, and wife Millie, her nephews, Andrew Traa, Matthew Traa, Niece, Grace Traa, and great nieces and...
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Beulah "Aunt Girley" Nelson

November 5, 2021

Beulah "Aunt Girley" Nelson, 85, of Atlantic City, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday November 5, 2021. Born in Blackbergh, Jamaica she was the loving daughter of the late Shadrach and Marjorie (Walker) Edwards. Beulah was a graduate of Blackbergh Jamaica Primary High School. Beulah was a seamstress for most of her life. She also worked for many years as a home health aide. Beulah...
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Louis T. Laviano

November 5, 2021

Louis T. Laviano, 86, of Brigantine passed away on Friday November 5, 2021. Lou was born in Camden NJ to the late Anthony and Raphaeline (Troncone) Laviano. He was a devoted parishioner of St Thomas Church in Brigantine. Lou was a tireless leader for the company he served for 68 years, 43 of those years as President of Union Local 103 of the IUE-CWA-AFL-CIO. Lou was the beloved husband of the...
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Rudolph "Rudy" Sellitsch

November 5, 2021

Rudolph "Rudy" Sellitsch, 81, of Brigantine passed peacefully away in his sleep on Friday November 5, 2021. Rudy was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA to Otto and Loretta (Hills) Sellitsch. Rudy is survived by his wife Liz (nee Heatherly) who together forged a strong and lasting marriage of 60 years. It was often said of Rudy and Liz's special bond that Rudy was "fire" and Liz was "water"...
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Helen Hee-Patalivo

November 5, 2021

Helen Hee-Patalivo, 76, of Brigantine passed away on Friday November 5, 2021 after a brief illness. Helen formerly lived in Stratford NJ. She graduated from Sterling High School class of 1964. She was formerly a long-time employee of Harrah's Hotel and Casino. Helen and her late husband Tony were the owners of the Pirates Den Restaurant in Brigantine from 1994 to 2015. At the restaurant she...
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John Joseph Tracy, Jr.

November 4, 2021

John Joseph Tracy Jr., 68, of Atlantic City, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2021 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. John was born on March 19th, 1953 to John Tracy and Carol Hughes in Atlantic City, NJ. After graduating from Holy Spirit High School in 1971, he received a rowing scholarship to "study" at Marist College. Tracy was an accomplished athlete, playing both lacrosse...
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Kent Mark Montalvo, Sr.

November 2, 2021

Kent Mark Montalvo, Sr., 60, of Egg Harbor Twp. went home to be with the Lord Tuesday November 2, 2021. Born in Atlantic City, NJ. Kent was the son of the late Victor and Rose (Cohen) Montalvo. Kent attended Egg Harbor Twp., High School. He was a plumber by trade that worked independently and also excelled with several plumbing companies; most notably James E. Connor Plumbing. Kent took his...
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Christopher Thomas McFaul

November 1, 2021

Christopher Thomas McFaul, 44, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Monday November 1, 2021 following a tragic accident. Born in Voorhees, NJ he was the loving son of Donald Charles McFaul and Valerie (Burgess) McFaul and the step-son of Ruth Irene (Diulio) McFaul. Christopher was a graduate of Lenape High School class of 1995. He worked all his life in the family business...
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Frances "Franny" Irene Carhart

October 27, 2021

Frances "Franny" Irene Carhart, 80, of Philadelphia, PA went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday October 27, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Smokey and Mary (Shutz) Devine. Frances was a graduate of Atlantic City High School and worked at Pauls Pizza on Sansom Street in Philadelphia as a cashier for many years. Before...
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Alice M. Stinson

October 19, 2021

Alice M. Stinson, (nee McMahon), 89, of Brigantine went peacefully to heaven on Tuesday October 19, 2021. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She grew up in South Philadelphia where she was a member of the St. Rose of Lima Parish and attended West Catholic High School. Soon after, she met and married the love of her life, her late husband Leo. Together, they...
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Barbara L. Mullen

October 14, 2021

Barbara L. Mullen, 75, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday, October 14,2021. Barbara was born in Cliffside Park, NJ to the late Taras and Margaret (nee Wood) Beck. Raised in north Jersey, she went on to work for many years as a Chief Clerk at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in Manhattan. In 1973, she married the love of her life and in 1978 welcomed her only daughter. Family was...
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James "Ray" DeFeo

October 11, 2021

James "Ray" DeFeo, 60, of Brigantine passed away on Monday October 11, 2021. Ray was born in Philadelphia PA. to the late Luciano and Dorothy (nee Kelly) DeFeo. Ray was an avid crabber and fisherman. He was a fan of all the Philly Sports Teams. Ray enjoyed music, especially listening to Bob Seger. Ray was a great cook. He could be seen cooking out on the grill during the summer time. Ray was a...
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Joel M. Love

October 11, 2021

Joel M. Love, 49, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ went home to be with God after succumbing to his long battle with drug addiction on Monday October 11, 2021. Born in Atlantic City, NJ Joel was the son of the late Merle Love and Jacqueline Fleishman. Joel worked with the Painters and Decorators union for many years. He had a great sense of humor and was always good for a laugh. He loved riding...
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Bruce W. Yorgey

October 8, 2021

Bruce W. Yorgey, 71, of Northfield passed away on Friday October 8, 2021. Bruce was born in Harrisburg PA. to the late Elmer and Helen Marie (Heinz). He spent most of his life in South Jersey, living in Linwood then residing in Northfield. He was a graduate of Mainland Regional High School. Later Bruce had many jobs but the one that he loved going to everyday was being a bartender at the Trump...
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Barry Reap

October 8, 2021

Barry Reap, 75, of Brigantine passed away on Friday October 8, 2021 with his beloved family by his side. Barry was born in Philadelphia to the late Francis P. and Edith E. (nee Smith) Reap. Barry proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Barry retired from Verizon as a Communications Engineer. He was in charge of setting up communications at many large events such as the...
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Richard Amy

October 7, 2021

Richard Amy, 59, of Brigantine NJ, formerly of Sweet Valley, PA, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Richard was born in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late Richard E. and Joyce (Miller) Amy. He was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School Class of 1980. He received a business degree from Kutztown University in 1985. Richard, a self-employed general contractor, was the owner of Richard Amy Custom...
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Michael J. Foti

October 6, 2021

Michael J Foti, 61, of Brigantine, NJ, passed away Wednesday October 6, 2021.Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Arlene and Bernard, brothers Joseph and Bernard Jr. He is survived by his daughter Amanda, Brother Robert (Monica), Sister Patricia Rovenski (James), Nieces Krystal Foti, Juliana Knazek (Scott), and Great Nephews, Dontrel Ricks, Vernon Darby, and Cole Knazek. Michael will be...
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Eileen Guerrero

October 6, 2021

Eileen Guerrero, 67, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday October 6, 2021. Eileen was born in Camden, NJ to the late Frank and Dorothy (Silvia) Simmington. Eileen was a graduate of Pennsauken High School, Class of 1972, and attended Camden County College. She was also a member of Local 54. Eileen was formerly a cocktail server at the Trump Plaza, Harrah's and Resorts Casinos. Eileen loved...
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Lydia F. Keck

October 3, 2021

Lydia F. Keck, 87, of Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 3, 2021, in the early morning hours at her residence. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Frank L. Kearns, Sr. and Lydia E. (Hand) Kearns. Lydia was a graduate of Atlantic City High School class of 1952. Lydia worked as a book keeper for Kearns Electronics in Atlantic City for...
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Genevieve Shulski

October 1, 2021

Genevieve Shulski, 93, of Mays Landing formerly of Philadelphia passed away on Friday October 1, 2021. Genevieve was born in Fontoy, France to the late Johann and Apollonia (Chrzanowska) Czarmuch. Genevieve met her late husband Theodore during World War II. After the war Theodore returned to France to bring her back to the United States where they were married and raised their family in...
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Louis A. Borkowski

September 28, 2021

Louis A. Borkowski, 76, of Brigantine formerly of Williamstown affectionately known as "Brutal Lou" passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday September 28, 2021. Lou was born in Philadelphia to the late Louis and Mary (Couzzo) Borkowski. Lou proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed for over 30 years in the casino industry as a Floor Supervisor. Lou was a day...
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Dolores J. Smith

September 23, 2021

Dolores J. Smith, 90, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday September 23, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Cavanaugh) Barr. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph T. Smith Sr. Dolores attended Little Flower High School and worked for Honeywell Corporation most of her life. In her younger years she enjoyed traveling and...
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Clare Baird

September 18, 2021

Clare Baird, 79, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday September 18, 2021 surrounded by her loving friends. Born in Patterson, NJ she was the daughter of the late Peter and Clare (Costello) DeRoo. Clare was the loving wife of the late Thomas Baird who passed away in 1997. Clare worked at Ace Hardware for over sixteen years in Brigantine, NJ. She was an avid bowler...
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Edward J. Mong

September 16, 2021

Edward J. Mong, 91, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday September 16, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late Edward Jeremiah and Nellie (Walsh) Mong and the devoted husband of Theresa D. (Smith) Mong. Edward bravely served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Army attaining the rank of Corporal. Following...
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Margaret Hare-Vavrek

September 1, 2021

Margaret Hare-Vavrek, 69, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Margaret was born in Washington D.C. to the late Frederick and Margaret (Smith) Hare. Margaret was employed many years as a banquet server at the casinos in Atlantic City. Most recently she worked at the Borgata Hotel and Casino and the Seaview Country Club. Margaret enjoyed spending time at the beach and bike...
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Lynne E. Rose

August 30, 2021

Lynne E. Rose, 77, of Brigantine passed away on Monday August 30, 2021. Lynne was born in Philadelphia PA. to the late Ralph and Eleanor (Blackie) Callowhill. Lynne formerly worked at Atlantic City Hospital in the Foundation Department for over 20 years before she became employed as a secretary at the Brigantine Community School for the past 26 years. She was a member of the Brigantine Elks Lodge...
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Joseph Stefani

August 25, 2021

Joseph Stefani, 88, of Marmora, NJ, formerly of Brigantine, NJ, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 25, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Vithkuq, Albania he was the loving son of the late Phillip and Lica (Kritzi) Stefani. He was the devoted husband of the late Irene Viola Stefani who passed away on December 3, 2019. Joseph was a graduate of Dobbins Technical High...
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Theresa I Pilo

August 16, 2021

Theresa I. Pilo of Brockton, PA passed away on August 16, 2021 at the age of 88 surrounded by her loving family in her current hometown of Longport, NJ. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Theresa left the world but will never leave the hearts of those who had the pleasure to know and love her. She was the loving daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Bresnie) Bubel and the...
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Edward "Monk" Hahn, Sr.

August 13, 2021

Edward "Monk" R. Hahn, Sr., 84, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 13, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Gloucester, NJ he was the son of the late Ernest J. Hahn, Sr., and Alma (Unknown) Hahn. He was the devoted husband of the late Lois L. (Hollingshead) Hahn who passed away October 12, 2016. Edward bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy...
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Dean J. Griffis

August 10, 2021

Dean J. Griffis, 57, of Mount Pleasant, SC went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday August 10, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Tokyo, Japan he was the loving son of the late Albert M. Griffis III and the late Darlene J. (Dutcher) ReDavid. He was the devoted husband of his college sweet heart Lisa A. (Freeland) Griffis whom he married on May 2, 1998. Dean was a graduate of...
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Claire Elizabeth Sebastian

August 8, 2021

Claire Elizabeth Sebastian, 20, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday August 8, 2021 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with a life long illness. Born in Suffern, NY she was the loving daughter of Ruel A. Sebastian, Jr and Angelie (Zamora) Sebastian. Claire was a student at Camden County Community College where she was diligently studying to be...
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Deborah Barkovic Truesdell

August 8, 2021

Deborah Barkovic Truesdell, 70, of Brigantine and Mantua NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August 8,2021 at the Samaritan Hospice Facility in Voorhees, NJ. Deborah was a 1968 graduate of Holy Spirit High School and a 1972 Graduate of William & Mary in Williamsburg VA. She received her MA Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was born in Allentown PA on October 31, 1950. She taught...
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Michael J. Lange, Sr.

July 27, 2021

Lange, Michael J. Sr. (80), of Brigantine, New Jersey went to meet his friends and relatives in heaven on Tuesday July 27, 2021. He was married to the late Elizabeth (Betty) A. McGarrigel for 40 wonderful years. He is survived by his five children and their spouses Michael Jr (Sheila), Charles James, Mollye, Sallye (Shawn) and Jeanne. He was the proud grandfather of Morgan, Michael III, Denver,...
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Brian P Smith

July 23, 2021

Brian P. Smith, 69, of Galloway (formerly a lifelong resident of Brigantine) passed away on Friday July 23, 2021. Brian was born in Atlantic City to the late Charles A. Sr. and Kathleen (nee Breslin) Smith. He graduated from Holy Spirit High School in 1969. He attended Cumberland County Vocational-Technical Center to earn his electrical apprenticeship. Brian was the former co-owner of Sherwood...
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Susan Masino

July 22, 2021

Susan Masino, 59, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday July 22, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the loving daughter of the late Anthony and Irene (Collins) Masino. Susan was a graduate of St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School Class of 1980, and she received a degree in Business Administration from Cabrini College in 1984. Susan worked for GFK, formerly Arbor...
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Ursula Yvonne Davis

July 18, 2021

Ursula Yvonne Davis, 59, of Egg Harbor Township passed peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021 and now sits on the beach with the angels. Yvonne was born in Germany and grew up in Atlantic City. Yvonne was a Steel Pier regular dancing with Tony Grant's Stars of Tomorrow. Yvonne graduated from Atlantic City High School but received an even bigger education from Connie's News. Yvonne was best known for...
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Michael Joseph Carr

July 12, 2021

Michael Joseph Carr, 64, of Absecon passed away on Monday July 12, 2021. Michael was born in Philadelphia to the late James and Regina (Mateu) Carr. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force. Michael grew up in Bellmawr, NJ and Holmes Beach Florida. He resided in Voorhees and Brigantine with his wife Susan before they settled in Absecon to raise their family. Michael owned and operated an...
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Hans K. Krown

July 11, 2021

Hans K. Krown, 51, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday July 11, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cape May Court House, NJ he was the son of the late Richard Krown and Janice (Klug) Krown of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. Hans was a graduate of Middle Twp., High School. He was well known throughout the community for his cooking skills and his love of the beach. ...
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Paul E. McKay

July 9, 2021

Rev. Paul E. McKay, 86, passed into eternal life July 9, 2021. He will be sadly missed by his sister, Rosella Leach of Baltimore, MD many nephews and nieces and caretaker John. He was assistant minister at the Margate Community Church for years and for 17 years music director and cantorial soloist at Congregation Beth Israel. He attended Gettysburg College and Seminary- received his MMA at...
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Alexander 'Al" Belardinelli

July 5, 2021

Alexander "Al" Belardinelli, 74, of Endwell, NY and Northfield, NJ passed away on Monday July 5, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving wife and daughter. Born in Johnson City, NY he was the loving son of the late Joseph and Angeline (DeSimone) Belardinelli. He died from complications due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and Emphysema. Al was known for being an entrepreneur,...
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James David Morgan

July 4, 2021

James David Morgan, 81 son of the late Ronald Morgan Sr. and Mary Elizabeth-McLain was born January 25, 1940, in Chester, Pennsylvania. He peacefully and quietly departed this life in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 4th, 2021, declaring his Independence Day from this earthly realm. He was known by Jim, Jimmy, Shaky, and affectionately known as "Pop & Pop-Pop". He received all of his...
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Konstantinos Pouleres

June 30, 2021

Konstantinos Pouleres, 55, of Linwood, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday June 30, 2021. Born in Queens NY, he was the son of George and Vilma (Merced) Pouleres. Konstantinos was a graduate of Holy Spirit High school. He worked for various casinos in several states throughout his life working at the Taj Mahal casino for over 18 years as a supervisor and dealer. Most recently he...
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Marlene Sylvia Auerbach

June 23, 2021

Marlene Sylvia Auerbach, 84, of Brigantine formerly of Cherry Hill passed away on Wednesday June 23, 2021. Marlene was born in Philadelphia to the late Solomon and Netta (Rubin) Myers. She was a graduate of Dobbins Career and Technical High School in Philadelphia. Marlene was formerly employed as a secretary at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Moorestown. After her retirement she moved to...
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Jim Powers

June 22, 2021

James "Jim" Powers III, 65, of Brigantine passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday June 22, 2021. Jim was born in Drexel Hill, Pa. to Rose and the late James Powers Jr. Jim was a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill. Jim was the Lead Audio Technician at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. He started a 33-year career at the casino at the Trump Castle in 1988. Jim could be seen...
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Christos Apostolopoulos

June 20, 2021

Christos Apostolopoulos, 88, of Atlantic City passed away on Sunday June 20, 2021. Christos was born September 9, 1932 in Daphne in northwestern Greece. He is the son of the late Dimitrios and Vasilki (nee Papadopoulos) Apostolopoulos. Christos served in the military in Greece where he achieved the title of "Commando" which was the most elite soldier of that era. Christos immigrated to America in...
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Teresa A. McGovern

June 11, 2021

Teresa A. McGovern, 59, of Pleasantville, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday June 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Darby, PA she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Margarite (McAteer) Abate. Teresa was a graduate of Sharon Hill High School class of 1980. Teresa worked at various restaurants in Philadelphia as a waitress. Upon moving to South Jersey...
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Dora Sue Jue

June 9, 2021

Dora Sue Jue (Chin), age 95, went home to be with her Lord peacefully on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. She was born in New York City, but was a life-long resident of the Atlantic City area. She lovingly and faithfully raised her family, and later worked at various Atlantic City boardwalk shops: Wing Fat Co, Roth's Chocolate Shop, The Peanut Shop. She was a faithful member of Chelsea Baptist Church....
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Betty Marie Miller

June 9, 2021

Betty Marie Miller, 94, of Brigantine passed away on Wednesday June 9, 2021 with her family by her side. Betty was born in Tyrone PA to the late William and Redda (Grubb) McNeal. Betty graduated from Atlantic City Nursing School in 1949. She practiced nursing for over 35 years at ARMC. After leaving the hospital she worked at Meadowview Nursing Home and at Resorts Hotel and Casino. Betty was...
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Martin "Marty" Luff, Jr.

June 2, 2021

Our loving and cherished husband, father, brother and friend Martin Luff Jr (Aka Marty) age 84 passed away peacefully on June 2, 2021 with his family by his side. Marty was born on November 28, 1936 in Philadelphia PA. He attended LaSalle High School and graduated with a Bachelor degree in Business from Saint Bonaventure University. Marty is survived by his loving wife MaryEllen, five children...
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John P. Ulrich, Jr.

May 29, 2021

John P. Ulrich, Jr., 70, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully on Saturday May 29, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the loving son of the late John P. and Alice A (Strohacker) Ulrich Sr. John was a graduate of Neshaminy High School class of 1969. John came to settle in Brigantine where he started and ran Moring Dew Sprinklers for many years. John...
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Rudy K. Weiss

May 26, 2021

Rudy K. Weiss, 86, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday May 26, 2021 on his 86th Birthday surrounded by his loving family. Born in New Jersey he was the loving son of the late Karl and Anna Marie (Tarrach) Weiss. Rudy was the devoted husband of Karolyn (Martyn) Weiss with whom he spent 65 blissful married years with. Rudy was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and then...
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Joseph "Joe" Schreiner

May 22, 2021

Joseph "Joe" Schreiner, 76, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully on Saturday May 22, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the loving son of the late Conrad and Mary (Molnar) Schreiner. He was the devoted husband of Kathleen M. (Smith) Schreiner with whom he spent many blissful years. Joe was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School in Atlantic City,...
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Victor Robert Garlitos, Sr.

May 21, 2021

Victor Robert Garlitos, Sr. …passed peacefully at home after bravely battling cancer for six years, with his precious wife Linda by his side. Vic was predeceased by his parents Eligio Garlitos and Dorothy Biega, his brothers Carl, Leo, and Ralph Garlitos and Danny Largo, his Loving Aunt Ann (Mom) and Uncle Marcial with whom he spent his first ten years. He is survived by his Beloved...
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Richard "Rick" M. Little Sr.,

May 17, 2021

Richard "Rick" M. Little Sr., 76, of Bargaintown, NJ entered into rest on Monday May 17, 2021 Surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late Robert F. and Jane (Haldeman) Little. Richard was a roofer for many years working locally in the community for his own business Richard Little Roofing. He was also the owner of the well-known ice cream business,...
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Richard (Rick) Lawrence Ochs

May 13, 2021

Richard (Rick) Lawrence Ochs, 76 of Brigantine, NJ died on Thursday May 13, 2021. Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Margaret (Gillette) Ochs. Rick is survived by his wife; Patricia Duus, sons; Zachary (Jenn) Ochs, Dan (Marie) Gaile, grandsons; Oscar, Michael Gaile, stepson; Brian (Jen) Duus, step-grandchildren; Ella, Cameron, Dylan, and brothers; Al (June Hartman...
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Mavis D. (Scully) Svec

May 13, 2021

Mavis D. (Scully) Svec, 90, passed away peacefully on May 13th in Pleasantville, NJ. Mavis was born in Springfield, Mass and lived in Titusville and Daytona Beach Florida prior to moving to New Jersey in 2014. She was a retired accountant at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Fl. She enjoyed playing bridge and learned to play golf in her retirement. She is predeceased by her husband of...
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Linda C. Montgomery

May 11, 2021

Linda C. Montgomery, 52, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 11, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Somers Point, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Mears) Tuthill Sr. She was the devoted wife of Gregory E. Montgomery to whom she was married to for 26 blissful years. Linda was a graduate of Mainland Regional High School class of 1988. She was...
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Marion Zachariades

May 9, 2021

Marion Zachariades, age 94, formerly of Northfield NJ, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021 peacefully in her sleep. She was the daughter of Angeline and George Demopulos, immigrants from Greece. Marion was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband, Cosmas, in 2011, and brothers Christy and Everett Demopulos. She's survived by her children: Georgia Z. Beit (Bruce Glaunert) and Peter...
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Helen Hagan

May 7, 2021

Helen Hagan ,97, of Brigantine passed away on Friday May 7, 2021. Helen was born in Philadelphia to the late William F. and Helen (McAnally) Bradley. She was a devoted and loving homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Helen was the beloved wife of 60 years to the late Edmond J. Hagan and she is survived by her children Edmond Hagan (Denise), Robert Hagan (Brenda), Helen...
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Lynda N. Sutton

May 6, 2021

Sutton, Lynda, N. – of Brigantine passed away peacefully Thursday Morning, May 6, 2021. Lynda was born in Atlantic City, NJ on May 18, 1948. She attended St. Nicolas of Tolentine Grammar School and graduated from Holy Spirit High School in 1966. She continued her higher education at Georgian Court College, graduating in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She grew up in Venice Park and...
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Hector Nieves Sr.,

May 6, 2021

Hector Nieves Sr., 88, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday May 6, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico he was the loving son of the late Belen Melendez and Francisco Nieves. Hector worker hard all his life in various factories throughout New Jersey to provide for his family. He labored every day many hours to make sure that...
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Susan B. Moheimani

April 30, 2021

Susan B. Moheimani, 79, of Brigantine passed away on Friday April 30, 2021. Susan was born in Bristol England, UK to the late Herbert and Lillian (Bollen) Baber. She attended the University of Bristol, Royal Bristol Hospital Nursing School, where she was awarded a Gold Medal in academic achievement. Susan and her husband cared for patients at Hessams Family Medical Practice for many years in...
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Lawrence "Larry the Barber" Urbany

April 29, 2021

Lawrence William Urbany affectionately known as "Larry the Barber", passed tranquilly at home, while sleeping, on Thursday April 29, 2021, at age 93. Larry was the loving husband of the late Theresa Urbany (who recently passed on January. 18, 2021). Larry was born April 5, 1928, in Carmichaels, Greene County, PA, to Frank and Anna Golden Urbany. Larry graduated from Cumberland Twp. High School...
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Marion Roff

April 28, 2021

Marion Roff, born August 13, 1925. Lifetime resident of Somers Point, NJ. Departed this life on April 28, 2021. Predeceased by her husband George E. Roff, parents Joseph & Edna Gifford, brothers Robert & Andy Gifford. She is survived by her son George J. Roff & wife Marie Roff of Northfield, and daughter Pat Lacovitti of Glenolden, PA, grandson Dennis P. Roff & granddaughter Jaime M. Roff,...
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Linda L. Laroe

April 22, 2021

Linda L. Laroe, 74, of Pleasantville, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday April 22, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Rochester, NJ she was the daughter of the late Phillip Difazio and Lulu (Saltsman) DiFazio. Linda had a natural talent of caring for people and she was an independent care giver for many people throughout her life. In her later years she also...
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Ira Nadel

April 21, 2021

Ira Nadel, 71, of Egg Harbor Township passed away on Wednesday April 21, 2021. Ira was born in Brooklyn New York to the late Ralph and Ida (nee Cheney) Nadel. He was a graduate of Robert Morris University with a Bachelor's degree in business. Ira enjoyed bowling, playing golf, skiing and traveling. Ira and his son Michael owned and operated National Window Cleaning Company. Ira is survived by...
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Shane Hunt

April 20, 2021

Shane Hunt, 42, of Linwood, NJ went home to be with the Lord and be reunited with his mother in Heaven on April 20, 2021. Born in Somers Point, NJ Shane was the son of the late Kathleen Hunt. He was the apple of his grand-parents eye, Buzz and Mary Hunt with whom he was loving raised. He was a graduate of Mainland High School class of 1997. Shane was well known throughout the local...
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Charles "Chuck" Taylor

April 14, 2021

Charles "Chuck" Taylor, 67, a lifelong resident Brigantine passed away on Wednesday April 14, 2021. Chuck was born in Atlantic City to the late Edward and Victoria (Vanio) Taylor. Chuck was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School. He was an amateur photographer and astronomer. Chuck took many pictures of the outer limits. He was most proud of picture he was able to take of Nebula. He was also a...
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Diane Nabrzeski

April 6, 2021

Diane Nabrzeski, 61, of Lighthouse Point, FL went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 6, 2021. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the loving daughter of the late Raymond and Marion (Grottola) Herman. Diane was a graduate of Atlantic City High School class of 1978. Diane was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, and best friend. She treasured spending time with family and friends and...
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Bobby G. Davis, SSG US Army(Ret)

April 6, 2021

Bobby G. Davis, SSG US Army Ret., 90, of Brigantine passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday April 6, 2021 surrounded by his family. Bobby was born in Rubottom, Oklahoma to the late Mark Andrew and Lillian Lozella (nee Weatherford) Davis. Bobby proudly served his country during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a Food Inspector Specialist in the US Army. He retired with the rank as Staff...
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