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Radzieta Funeral Home

Radzieta Funeral Home is a continuation of the funeral home established in 1850. It is recognized as one of the oldest funeral establishments in the country and has been serving families throughout Cape May County since that time. John L. Radzieta purchased the firm in 1970, and his son John J. Radzieta now manages it. The staff takes pride in offering personalized service to all the families we serve, giving careful attention to the needs to each of our families on an individual basis. We provide services for burial and cremation to honor the life of your loved one.
Radzieta Funeral Home is thankful for the trust you place in us when calling on us to serve you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Our Obituaries

James F. Tracy

May 15, 1954 - April 20, 2018

Tracy, James F. 63 – of Clermont, NJ passed away April 20, 2018. He was born in Northeast Philadelphia and worked for ACME Markets in Seaville. He loved fishing on the Miss Avalon. Jim is survived by his wife of 36 years, Margie (Gebhart); daughters Jennifer (Anthony) Sciacca and Kelly (Phil) Tracy; mother Lillian Jean Blackledge; and siblings John (Deb) Tracy and Mary Ellen (Bob) O'Neill. He...
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Richard John Thompson

September 26, 1942 - April 16, 2018

THOMPSON, RICHARD JOHN, 75, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Robert Leslie Thompson and Virginia Matilda Falkinburg Thompson, he was raised in Barnegat and was a longtime resident of Dennis Township. He was shop steward at the Acme in Cape May Court House and Seaville and was a member of the UFCW Union. Rich was a member of Seaville...
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William James Keenan, Sr.

April 1, 1934 - April 14, 2018

KEENAN, WILLIAM JAMES, 84, of Stone Harbor, NJ, passed away on April 14, 2018 at his home near the beach after a valiant battle against cancer. William was born in Philadelphia on April 1, 1934 to Frank and Catherine (Fahey) Keenan. After graduating from Lincoln Prep in 1952, he earned a B.S. in Business Administration from LaSalle University. William served in the Army for six years and early in...
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Mildred Claire Babbish

February 21, 1933 - April 7, 2018

BABBISH, MILDRED CLAIRE, 85, of South Dennis, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Elmer Joseph Borger and Marion A. Calhoun Borger, she moved here 73 years ago from Philadelphia. She was an accomplished pianist and artist. She enjoyed fishing, skiing, skeet shooting, cooking, and watching TV Land. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren...
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Philip Joseph Slack, Jr.

July 1, 1919 - April 5, 2018

SLACK, PHILIP JOSEPH JR., 98, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Philip and Anna Taus Slack, he moved here three years ago after living in Tarpon Springs, FL for thirty years. Mr. Slack served in the 314th Infantry 79th Division of the U.S. Army during World War II in the Normandy, Rhineland, Northern France and...
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Robert W. Nielsen

August 29, 1954 - April 5, 2018

Nielsen, Robert W., 63 - of Rio Grande, NJ passed away April 5, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City to the late Robert and Mary Nielsen. Robert worked for the Woodbine Developmental Center. He is survived by his son, Matt Davison; grandchildren, Cole Davison and Nevaeh Chadwick; siblings: Kathleen (David) Gadsby of Rio Grande, NJ, William (Jean) Nielsen of Wildwood, NJ, Edward (Sunny) Nielsen of...
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Shirley Joan Mahoney

May 13, 1936 - April 2, 2018

Mahoney, Shirley Joan 81 - of Mount Ephraim, NJ passed away April 2, 2018. She was born in Camden, NJ to the late Raymond and Mabel Sinclair. She is survived by her husband, James J. Mahoney; and daughters Kelly and Cindy. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 8 , 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Visitation will be from 1 to 1:30 and memorial service...
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George W. Swickla

February 22, 1943 - April 2, 2018

SWICKLA, GEORGE W. "SMOKEY", 75, of Port Norris, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was the owner of Smokey's Marina in Cape May Court House. Smokey is survived by his siblings, Paula, Nick, Maryann, and Walt; and his nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand...
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Richard R. Price IV

June 3, 1974 - April 1, 2018

Price IV, Richard R., 43 of Dennisville, NJ, passed on April 1, 2018 after winning his battle to brain cancer. He was born in South Philadelphia on June 3, 1974. He is survived by his parents Richard and Maria Price III; sisters: Tanya (Mark) Price, Lisa (John) Price, and Jessica Cholminski (nee Cockerill); brothers Daniel (Helene) Price and Justin (Samantha) Price; stepmother Donna Babicki (nee...
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Elizabeth J. Callahan

February 15, 1926 - March 29, 2018

CALLAHAN, ELIZABETH "BETTY" J. (nee Kane), 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 with her family by her side. Born in Philadelphia to the late William and Anna (nee O'Leary) Kane, she moved to Wildwood in 1970 before moving to Cape May Court House in 1977. She was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Betty enjoyed listening to country music. She loved...
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Terri Marie McMonigle

March 25, 1958 - March 26, 2018

Terri Marie McMonigle of Cape May Court House passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on March 26, 2018. She was 60 years old and is survived by her incredible daughter, Valerie Arlene, nine of her twelve siblings and a loving network of family and friends. Born to parents John and Arlene of Stone Harbor, Terri spent her eventful life as a nonconformist, filled with humor and love. She...
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Jesse R. Creamer, Sr.

October 16, 1947 - March 23, 2018

Creamer, Jesse R., Sr., 70, of Belleplain, NJ, died on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Cooper University Hospital, Camden. A lifelong resident of Belleplain he was a Care Giver at the Woodbine State School, member of the Belleplain United Methodist Church, the Crooked Horn Gunning Club and lifetime member of Belleplain Volunteer Fire Company Station #22. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam...
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Edwin W. Levering

March 5, 1928 - March 23, 2018

Levering, Edwin W., 90, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died on Friday, March 23, 2018. Born in North Wildwood to the late Edward and Lillian Talarick Levering, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and worked as a postal clerk at the Post Office in Wildwood. He was a former member of St. Ann's Church and attended Our Lady of the Angels Church. He also was...
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Gloria Jean Haskins

January 28, 1932 - March 21, 2018

GLORIA JEAN HASKINS passed away March 21, 2018. Gloria was born January 28, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. Gloria grew up on the Indian Trail in Burleigh. A student of Middle Twp. School system, Gloria was a lifelong teacher. She taught for over 30 years with 20 plus years dedicated to her alma mater. She is survived by her sons Elvin (Katy), Calvin and Edwin Haskins (Nancy); her sisters and...
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William J. Haliburton

December 12, 1921 - March 20, 2018

HALIBURTON, WILLIAM J., 96, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Born in Wildwood, NJ to the late William and Clara McLauren Haliburton, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II. Mr. Haliburton worked at the Woodbine Developmental Center, the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, and Kindle Ford. He was a member and deacon of First...
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George E. Thompson

February 21, 1927 - March 19, 2018

THOMPSON, REV. GEORGE E., 91, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018. Born in Swarthmore, PA to the late George E. and Clementine Jones Thompson, he moved to Whitesboro in 1982 from Delaware County, PA. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Rev. Thompson was pastor of First Baptist Church of Whitesboro from 1982 until 2018. He was a member of the Coalition of...
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Raymond J. Regan III

December 23, 1942 - March 17, 2018

REGAN, RAYMOND J. III, 75, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Raymond J. Regan, Jr. and Angelina Cobbs Regan, he moved to North Wildwood in 1958 from Philadelphia. He worked for the City of North Wildwood. He loved buying cars, fixing them up, and selling them. Mr. Regan is survived by his wife of 36 years, Patricia F. ...
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Jane H. Moffet

July 2, 1930 - March 16, 2018

Jane H. Moffet, age 87, of Rio Grande, NJ died on Friday March 16th, 2018 at the Cape Regional Medical Center with her niece at her side along with her family of beloved friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday April 2 at the Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave in Cape May Court House, NJ at 10am. Interment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River, NJ. Visitation will precede...
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Jack Wiley Poe

October 31, 1925 - March 11, 2018

POE, JACK WILEY, 92, of St. Cloud, FL, formerly of Rio Grande, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018. He was born in Tampa, FL to the late James Floyd Poe and Lillie Mae Wilbourne Poe. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the Kissimmee First Church of the Nazarene. He worked as a mason for Joe Mattera in Rio Grande. Mr. Poe is survived by his sister, Leola Smith; and his...
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Patricia A. Pluymers

January 22, 1935 - March 6, 2018

PLUYMERS, PATRICIA A., 83, of Cape May Court House, NJ, was called to her heavenly home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Born in Paterson, NJ to the late Allan and Jean Emmetts O'Prey, she moved here over 30 years ago from Haledon, NJ. She enjoyed playing the piano, reading, and gardening, but her greatest enjoyment came from spending time on the beach with her family. Mrs. Pluymers is survived by...
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Michael Dellavalle

January 21, 1963 - March 5, 2018

DELLAVALLE, MICHAEL, 55, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018. Born in Camden to the late Dominic and Anna Petrowski Dellavalle, he moved to Woodbine three years ago after living in Cape May Court House. He was a chef at Jake's Bar and Grill in Villas. He enjoyed music especially playing his guitar and watching old westerns. He loved spending time with his children. Michael...
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Christopher J. Smith

November 10, 1930 - March 4, 2018

Smith, Christopher J., age 87, of Stone Harbor, NJ passed away on March 4th, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Christopher P. Smith and Helen Brennan Smith. He graduated from North Catholic High School and Waynesburg University with a degree in Psychology. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon completing 35 years as a Director of Human Resources for Merck & Co,...
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Dr. H. Sezer Köknar

March 22, 1933 - March 4, 2018

Dr. H. Sezer Köknar passed away on March 4, 2018. He remains a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, doctor, friend, and armchair philosopher. He was a respected surgeon in Cape May Court House for over 30 years where he was known for his passionate and compassionate care of his patients. He was a strong and, at times, vocal advocate for what he believed to be right. Called "Baba" by...
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James "Jamie" Mallia

December 19, 1993 - March 4, 2018

James "Jamie" Mallia passed away on March 4, 2018. Jamie is survived by his parents Mark Mallia & Lynda Fraizer, his sister Christi (Scott) Haizlip and grandmother Anne (Gerald) Gewant. Jamie was also blessed with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins who meant so much to him. Born December 19, 1993, he graduated from Middle Township High School where he was in the Panthers Marching Band...
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Raymond Harold Anderson

October 22, 1932 - March 1, 2018

Raymond Harold Anderson, 85, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Ray, Uncle Raymond or "Poppa Ray", as he was affectionately called by his grandchildren, was born the youngest son of twelve siblings to Charles and Emma Anderson, on October 22, 1932 in Urbana, Virginia. He came to New Jersey as a teen with his four brothers, Charles, Hunter, Arthur and...
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Frederick A. Blair

October 14, 1943 - February 27, 2018

BLAIR, FREDERICK A., of Ocean View, passed away at his home on February 27, 2018. Fred was a life long florist, and loved flowers and his customers. He founded Blair's Florist in Aston, PA with his parents, the late Fred, Sr. and his beloved mother, Mary Leona at the age of 17 where he served the people of Aston, PA for thirty one years. In 1991, Fred opened Rocky and Fred's Creative Design...
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Larry Howe

February 26, 2018

"Larry" Howe, 73, of Avalon, NJ - passed away February 26, 2018. Professor and former chair of the Mathematics department at Rowan University. His career spanned more than four decades at Rowan from 1970 to 2014. His many professional highlights included service on the committee whose work led to the founding of Rohrer College of Business, sponsorship of a Student Government-chartered math...
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William J. Phillips, Sr.

November 21, 1929 - February 26, 2018

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM J. SR., 88, of Avalon, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Nelson Bailey Phillips and Sarah Irene Hausman Phillips, he moved here over 60 years ago from Philadelphia. An avid fisherman, he was a member of the Avalon Fishing Club and the Avalon Fire Department. He is survived by his children, Beth Davis, William J. Phillips, Jr.,...
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Easton C. Sprague, Jr.

February 27, 1954 - February 24, 2018

Sprague Jr., Easton C. 63 – of Rio Grande, NJ passed away February 24, 2018. He was born in Atlantic City, NJ and worked as a commercial fisherman. He was a fun guy to be around and was loved by his family and friends. He is survived by his children: Chris Sprague and Tina Rodia; mother Edith Sprague; and siblings: Barbara, Mary Jane, and Steven. Public viewing will be Monday, March 5, 2018...
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Nancy J. Little

November 4, 1945 - February 23, 2018

LITTLE, Nancy J. "Nane", 72, of Ocean View, NJ, passed away February 23, 2018. She was born in Newark, NJ on November 4, 1945 to "Peggy" and Robert Little. Although she never married and had children of her own, she had many children that she loved and cared for throughout her lifetime. She had many talents and did well at everything she tried. She graduated from Santa Barbara City College...
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Ruth E. Murphy

March 24, 1912 - February 23, 2018

MURPHY, RUTH E., - 105, of Stone Harbor, NJ, entered her eternal life peacefully on February 23, 2018. Ruth was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1912 to James A. and Theresa McNamara. Ruth travelled extensively with her family during her childhood and adolescence. Ruth attended schools and lived in El Paso, Miami, and Washington among others, eventually returning home to Norristown...
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Marianna Durante

August 13, 1930 - February 23, 2018

DURANTE, MARIANNA Beloved mother and grandmother Marianna Durante, 87, of Ocean View, was called home February 23rd after a short illness. Born in Garda, Italy, to Giovanni and Maddalena Piccinelli, she lived the first half of her life in the Italian Alps. When just a girl and young teen, she supported the Resistance in Nazi-occupied Italy during World War II. Braving Nazi patrols and...
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Rita M. Green

February 9, 1924 - February 23, 2018

Rita M. Green (Cardona) passed away peacefully on February 23rd, 2018 in Cape May Court House surrounded by her loving family. She celebrated her 94th birthday on Feb. 9th in the Florida Keys. Rita was born in Philadelphia to John and Maria Francesca Cardona, and was a 1941 graduate of J.W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School. She is predeceased by Richard, her loving husband of 58 years, her...
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Patricia J. Wolford

May 29, 1941 - February 22, 2018

WOLFORD, PATRICIA J., 76, of Avalon, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Born in Washington, D.C. to the late Joseph P. and Jean P. Clifton Kelly, she moved here in 1975 from Arlington, VA. Mrs. Wolford was dispatcher for the Avalon Police Department and served as an EMT in the Avalon Rescue Squad. She was also in the Avalon Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending...
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Eric A. Biller

April 18, 1965 - February 20, 2018

Biller, Eric A., 52 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away peacefully on February 20, 2018 at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bridgeport, CT to Robert and Barbara Biller and was owner of Final Touches Cleaning for 28 years. Eric was cherished and loved by his family and friends and will always be remembered as an amazing person who made your sides hurt from laughter, and a...
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Cynthia Lee Winters

December 24, 1956 - February 19, 2018

CYNTHIA LEE WINTERS, 61, of Ocean City, NJ, is now in Jehovah God's Memory. This occurred on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Robert Edward Brooker, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Brooker, Cindy grew up in Philadelphia and Phoenixville, PA. She spent a significant amount of her adult life in Southern California. Upon returning to the Northeast in 1997 she married Otto...
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William "Billy" W. Adams, Jr.

March 12, 1953 - February 19, 2018

ADAMS, WILLIAM "BILLY" W. JR., 64, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House to the late William W. and Doris Hughes Adams, he was a lifetime resident here. He served in the Army National Guard from 1972 to 1978. Billy was a member of the Court House Gunning Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his buddies. He was...
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E. Virginia Smith

July 27, 1944 - February 19, 2018

SMITH, E. VIRGINIA, 73, of Villas, NJ, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at home. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late LeRoy Pote New and Emma Virginia Harrison New. She was a member of St. Barnabas By The Bay Church and the Southern NJ Cocker Spaniel Club. She worked at H.N. Hand Realtors. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and sewing. Virginia is survived by her brother, LeRoy...
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James C. Lloyd, Jr.

October 17, 1932 - February 18, 2018

LLOYD, JAMES C. JR., 85, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late James C. Lloyd, Sr. and Jenny O'Brien Lloyd, he moved to Cape May County in 1974 from Roslyn, PA. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked at the Claridge in Atlantic City and loved golf, puzzles, and scratch offs. Mr. Lloyd is survived by his children,...
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John Henry Easley, Jr.

October 14, 1952 - February 17, 2018

EASLEY, JOHN HENRY JR., 65, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born in Bronx, NY to the late John Henry Easley, Sr. and Gloria Swanson-Gallman Easley, he was a lifetime resident of this area and served in the Army National Guard from 1975 to 1983. He loved fishing and playing in his pool league. He used to sing in a band and loved music. He retired from Woodbine...
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Rosemarie A. Carver

December 27, 1930 - February 17, 2018

CARVER, ROSEMARIE A., 87, of Villas, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Eugene and Mary Woods Pryor, she moved here in 1992 from Philadelphia. She was Head Purchasing Agent and Child Health Associate at St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia for 30 years. She was head of the Moose Lodge in North Wildwood and loved playing Bingo and going on...
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Florence P. Tazioly

February 7, 1940 - February 15, 2018

FLORENCE P. TAZIOLY, 78, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Nicholas and Marie Walker Grande, she moved to Rio Grande 18 years ago from Philadelphia. She loved taking care of her family. Mrs. Tazioly is survived by her husband of 60 years, Andrew "Butch" Tazioly; her two sons, Andrew "Butchie" ...
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Hilda Ruth Bennett

December 11, 1929 - February 12, 2018

Bennett, Hilda Ruth, 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away February 12, 2018. She was born in South Hill, VA and moved to New Jersey at an early age. She worked as a nurse's aide for area nursing homes. She was predeceased by her husband, William Bennett. Hilda is survived by her children: Anita Schaffer, Diane (Carrol) Dunkley, Mary (Preston) Crawley, and Cynthia Jones; daughter-in...
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Robert James Edwards

March 9, 1933 - February 10, 2018

Edwards, Robert J., 84 – of Whitesboro, NJ passed away February 10, 2018. He was born in Gary, WV and served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Robert worked in construction while living in Miami, FL and moved to New Jersey in 1965 to work as a commercial clammer for various fishing companies in Cape May. Robert is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruth (formerly Holton); his children...
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William Franklin Wright (Burke)

August 7, 1964 - February 9, 2018

Bill (Burke) Wright passed away peacefully on Feb 9th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and friends. To know Bill was to love Bill. He loved to fish down at the Delaware and watch the ball games at McVeigh Rec with his friends. He also had a great work ethic and was a sign hanger and painter. Bill loved to make people laugh and was just a fun loving guy who was adored by many. Bill is...
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Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr.

July 12, 1944 - February 7, 2018

SCHMIDT, FREDERICK W. JR., 73, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Born in Lewiston, ME, to the late Frederick W. Schmidt, Sr. and Marjorie McCobb Schmidt, he moved to Cape May County over 40 years ago. Fred was an attorney in Cape May Court House. He believed in the U.S. Constitution, law, and justice. He always wanted to help people. He was an avid...
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John N. Fiorenza

March 4, 1939 - February 4, 2018

FIORENZA, JOHN N., 78, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Virginia Napolio Fiorenza, he moved to NJ 12 years ago from Drexel Hill, PA. He worked for over 46 years as an engineer/buyer and served in the US Army Reserves from 1961 to 1966. He was an active citizen of the community as a member of Notre Dame De La Mer Parish, the...
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Sarah G. Moore

February 12, 1930 - February 2, 2018

MOORE, SARAH G., 87, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Roland William and Gertrude Jane Hebrew Schultz, she was a longtime resident of Cape May County after living in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. She retired as a nurse's aide from Crest Haven Nursing Home. She enjoyed watching the activity on the water in the...
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Dolores A. Cosenza

June 28, 1932 - February 2, 2018

Cosenza, Dolores A., 85 – of Avalon, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 2, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Stella Sieracki and moved to Avalon in 1972. Dolores loved being a homemaker and raising her 8 children. She was predeceased by her husband, Marino A. Cosenza in March of 2017. Dolores is survived by her children: Debbie (Dave),...
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Patricia Guntle

April 23, 1953 - January 27, 2018

Guntle, Patricia F.B. 64 – of Stone Harbor, NJ, Great Falls, VA and Philadelphia, PA passed away January 27, 2018. Daughter of former Philadelphia Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter P. and Roseann Black. Pat is survived by her husband Jim, daughter Alexandra, sons Jimmie and Zack, sister Rose, and brother Pete. Pat is a graduate of St. Leo's Grade School, St. Hubert's High School, and Temple...
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Margaret Skill Lesher

March 6, 1951 - January 27, 2018

Lesher, Margaret Skill, age 66 - of Rio Grande, NJ died on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of Mary D'Onofrio Fox and the late John William Fox. She had lived in North Cape May and Erma. She attended St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church. She is survived by her mother, Mary Fox; a brother, John W. Fox, Jr. and his wife, Rose; a sister, Pamela Kuhns; a son,...
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Marie K. Cammarota

July 31, 1925 - January 27, 2018

Cammarota, Marie Katherine, 92 - of Stone Harbor, NJ passed away peacefully on January 27, 2018 at the age of 92. She was born Marie Mikush to the late Helen and John Mikush in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on July 31, 1925. She trained as a Cadet Nurse during World War II in New York City prior to raising her family. Marie married the late Anthony Vincent Cammarota, and they raised seven children...
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Mary Jane Tyrrell

March 31, 1924 - January 25, 2018

TYRRELL, MARY JANE (nee Bond), 93, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late William and Frances Eaton Bond, she moved here in 1975 from Abington, PA. She was a member of the Little Flower High School Alumnae Association and and of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Mrs. Tyrrell is survived by her children, Thomas J. (Jeanne) Tyrrell,...
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Mildred E. Leahey

January 24, 1928 - January 22, 2018

LEAHEY, MILDRED E., 89, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Frederick E. and Frieda Schard Steigelman, she moved here ten years ago and living in Galloway and Vermont. She worked for NJ Bell and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She loved fine dining and going out for dinner. Mrs. Leahey is survived by her grandson, Matthew Kresge; her...
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Robert Vincent Powers

May 28, 1965 - January 18, 2018

POWERS, ROBERT VINCENT, - 52, of Del Haven, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and has lived in this area for over 30 years. He is survived by his children, Robert Powers, Jr., Joshua Powers, Elizabeth Powers, and Michael Powers; his mother, Rose Powers; and his brother, TJ Powers. He was predeceased by his father, Robert Vincent Powers. Funeral...
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Evard M. Robinson

April 11, 1920 - January 18, 2018

Robinson, Evard M. 97 of Ocean City, NJ - passed away January 18, 2018. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late Evard and Charlotte Robinson. Evard served in the US Navy during World War II and later worked for PREDCO in Pennsauken, NJ as Vice President of Outside Sales. He retired to Sea Isle City, NJ in 1982 where he enjoyed fishing, golfing, gardening and growing delicious "Jersey" tomatoes! He...
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Patricia Nancy Trimble

November 27, 1936 - January 18, 2018

Patricia "Pat" Nancy Trimble nee Kanuika, 81, of North Wildwood, NJ, formerly of Media, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. She was the widow of George R. B. Trimble, Sr., who died in 1973. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William "Pop" Kanuika, who died in 1981, and Mary "Nan" Humenchuk Kanuika, who died in 1990. She moved to North Wildwood in 2001. Some of Pat's happiest...
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Charles Norman VanMeter

July 8, 1934 - January 13, 2018

VANMETER, CHARLES NORMAN , age 83, of Woodbine, NJ, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018. He was born in Camden, NJ the son of the late Charles Norman and Kate Darlington Luce VanMeter. He had been a Cape May County resident since 1944. He served in the US Army. He retired as postmaster of the Cape May Court House Post Office after 30 years of service. He was an avid Middle Township Schools...
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Marie E. Jones

August 10, 1948 - January 12, 2018

Jones, Marie, 69- of Villas, NJ passed away January 12, 2018. She was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in Livingston, NJ; where she and her sister Ann were raised by Joseph and Kathleen (nee Carey) Hemberger (all pre-deceased). Marie called Cape May County home since the early 1980s. She was a graduate of Saint Francis College (BA) and Rowan University (MS). Marie retired from Cape May County's...
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Sean Michael Brookes

July 21, 1989 - January 11, 2018

Brookes, Sean Michael, 28 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away January 11, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA and moved to Cape May County in 2001. Sean loved to golf and spend time on the beach. He especially loved the sunsets. Sean worked as a bartender at The Reeds and The Pizza Pub in Stone Harbor as well as the Stone Harbor Country Club. Sean is survived by his parents, Fran and...
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Robert J. McNicholas

August 7, 1963 - January 11, 2018

McNicholas, Robert J. 54 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away January 11, 2018. He was born in Dublin, Ireland to Hugh and Nuala McNicholas and re-located permanently to the United States in 1988. He became a US citizen in 1997. Robert graduated from Glassboro State College and worked as an accountant at the Wildwood Convention Center. He lived life to the fullest and made countless...
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Garry A. McMichael, Sr.

October 19, 1955 - January 11, 2018

MCMICHAEL, GARRY A., SR., - 62, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Born in Abington, PA to the late Alexander J. and Catherine E. Currier McMichael, he moved here 40 years ago from Philadelphia. He was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Garry served four years in the Army and was stationed in Germany. Afterwards, he re-enlisted in the Army National...
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Julia E. Powell

November 27, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Julia (Ballinger) Powell, 91, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away January 9, 2018. She was born and raised in Marmora, NJ by her Aunt Mabel Clark after losing both her parents at a young age. Julia was employed at both The Flanders and The Ocean Rest in Ocean City, NJ. She enjoyed shopping and her trips to Lancaster, PA. She was predeceased by her parents Hazel (Adams) and Thomas...
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Arline A. Polak

February 12, 1936 - January 9, 2018

POLAK, ARLINE A., - 81, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Camden, NJ the daughter of the late Peter P. and Marie A. Szalagiewicz Polak. She has been a resident here since 1968 when she moved from Camden. She retired as executive secretary for Atlantic City Electric Company after twenty five...
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Julianne Seitzinger

July 13, 1961 - January 8, 2018

SEITZINGER, JULIANNE (LAFATA), age 56, of Cape May Court House, formerly of Florida and Massachusetts, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2018 at Cape Regional Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents Paul and Janice Lafata. She is survived by  Her husband of 24 years Rob Seitzinger (53), and children Jillian Loo Seitzinger (30), Caroline Rose Seitzinger (22), and Michael Paul...
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David C. Geisinger

July 8, 1943 - January 8, 2018

Geisinger, David C. 74 – of Dennisville, NJ passed away January 8, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City, NJ to the late Charles and Esther Geisinger and lived in Dennisville his entire life. He worked in union construction, Union Local 1743 where he made many lifelong friends. David loved to fish with his wife Gloria and fishing buddies Nick Salfi, Rick DiBruno, and Chris Winon. He was a member...
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Marion Edith Brown

December 26, 1924 - January 7, 2018

BROWN, MARION EDITH, age 93, passed away on the morning of January 7th, 2018, after a short illness. Marion was born in Philadelphia as the youngest daughter of John Simpson Brown and Margaret Jane (Johnston) Brown. She graduated from Roxborough High School and proudly spent her professional career working at Temple University in the Office of the Registrar. As a young woman, Marion would...
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Charlotte V. Sharkey

July 15, 1939 - January 7, 2018

SHARKEY, CHARLOTTE V., 78, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Charles E. and Virginia L. (Orth) Haase; mother of Susan (Bob) Kerbel, Patricia (Ken) Bjorklund and Robert (Jamie) Sharkey. Grandmother to 5 beautiful grandchildren: Megan, Lauren, Jillian, Abigail and Jack. She is also survived by her brother George (Wanda) Haase. She was...
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Andrew C. Bond

February 5, 1975 - January 5, 2018

Andrew C. Bond, 42, of Cape May Court House, NJ, a lifelong resident and member of the Middle Township community, passed away suddenly Friday, January 5, 2018. He was a graduate of Middle Township High School. He worked long-term for Marriner's Landscaping of Cape May Court House and then Local 825 Operating Engineers in Springfield, NJ. Andrew's first love was spending time with his beloved...
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Christine L. Hawkins

August 19, 1948 - January 4, 2018

HAWKINS, CHRISTINE L., 69, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Atlantic City to the late Richard and Florence Warner, she was a lifetime resident of this area. She was a member of Sword of Fire Church in Woodbine and AARP. She enjoyed gardening, studying the Bible, and being with her family. Mrs. Hawkins is survived by her sons, Lamont Dennis, Stacey W. Baez,...
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Cynthia Lynn Press

November 20, 1964 - January 4, 2018

CYNTHIA LYNN PRESS, 53, of Vineland, NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House to the late John Raymond Press, Jr. and Georgeann A. Kelleher Walker Lewis. She enjoyed horses, drinking coffee, and eating cookies and candy. She liked shopping at the Dollar Store. Cindy is survived by her sister, Doreen Elizabeth Press; and her aunts, uncles, and cousins....
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Louis Anthony Bufalo

September 25, 1934 - January 4, 2018

Bufalo, Louis Anthony, 83, of Sea Isle City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at home. He was born to Camillo and Antoinette Bufalo and has two sisters Anna Kelly and Gloria Giampietro. He spent 54 wonderful years married to his wife Barbara (formerly DeLancey). Louis was very loving and proud of his three children, Barbara Smith and husband Gerry, LouAnn VanLiew and...
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Charlene Shaw

November 27, 1954 - January 2, 2018

SHAW, CHARLENE, - 63, of Villas, NJ, passed away January 2, 2018. She was born in Pineville, LA to Walter and Edmae McNeill and worked for AIMS Diagnostics in Cape May Court House, NJ. She was predeceased by her father and siblings, Dion McNeill and Joura Palmer. Charlene is survived by her children: Carles (Faith Post) Shaw III and Tiffany (Dan) Seddon; her mother Edmae McNeill, brother Donald...
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Robert R. Barrow

December 3, 1947 - December 31, 2017

BARROW, ROBERT R., 70, of Dennis Township, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Born in Darby, PA to the late Charles J. and Helen R. Robinson Barrow, he moved to this area in 1993 from Bensalem. He loved to golf and fish. He was a big Eagles fan and passed away peacefully while watching the Eagles game. Mr. Barrow is survived by his daughters, Danielle Barrow (Randy Camp) and Kristin...
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William John Hunter

December 18, 1925 - December 31, 2017

HUNTER, WILLIAM JOHN, - 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away December 31, 2017. Son of William John Hunter Fourth and Myrtle Elizabeth Kloo both of whom were from Wildwood, NJ. Bill attended schools in Wildwood and Hammonton. Served US Navy during WWII as Quartermaster Second Class in Pacific Theatre. Participated in the battles of Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the early occupation of Japan by...
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William L. McClurkin

August 8, 1939 - December 31, 2017

A Time to Be Born: William L. McClurkin was born August 8, 1939 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Jesse and Jessie Mae McClurkin. The oldest son and the second of twelve children, he lived his childhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. A Time to Learn: He was educated in the Charlotte School System where he attended the Biddleville Elementary School and West Charlotte High School. After...
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Beatrice R. Loefflad

May 24, 1935 - December 26, 2017

LOEFFLAD, BEATRICE R., 82, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia to the late Fred and Lenora Raco Miller, she grew up in Sea Isle City and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. She worked at the Administration Building for Middle Township Public Schools. Mrs. Loefflad was a member of Our Lady of the Angels...
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Mary Florence Robinson

July 14, 1921 - December 21, 2017

ROBINSON, MARY FLORENCE, 96, of Ocean City, NJ, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at The Shores at Wesley Manor. Born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late William H. and Margaretta Sullivan O'Hara, she retired to Sea Isle City in 1982. She was an active member of St. Joseph R.C. Church in Sea Isle City for 40 years, serving as a Eucharistic Minister and in the Catholic Daughters and Altar &...
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Harry F. Clark

March 19, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Clark, Harry F. "Jake" 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away December 21, 2017. He was born and raised in Stone Harbor, NJ to the late Harry and Jeanette Clark. Jake grew up working in his dad's business, "Clark's Garage" in Stone Harbor where the Wawa sits today. He later worked for the US Post Office in Stone Harbor and was a past member of the Stone Harbor Fire Department. Jake loved...
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Sandra B. Swagler

April 6, 1943 - December 20, 2017

SWAGLER, SANDRA B., 74, of Dennisville, NJ, passed from this life into the arms of her Lord while at home on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was born April 6, 1943, the much loved daughter of the late Bernard and Azalea Swagler. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister Elaine Camp and brother Jesse Swagler. She is survived by her sister, Wanda and Carl Meyer; Carolyn...
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John W. Thompson

November 17, 1932 - December 16, 2017

Thompson, John W., 85 - of North Cape May, NJ passed away December 16, 2017. Born in Westville, NJ to the late John H. Thompson and Elizabeth Bennett Thompson, John embraced life, including its challenges. Born with an intellectual disability, John lived a full, active, and independent life, including working his entire life, with long stints at W.T. Grant; Kmart; ACME Markets; and, most recently...
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Charles A. Marriner, Sr.

December 26, 1940 - December 16, 2017

MARRINER, CHARLES A. SR., 76, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed suddenly on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Penn Presbyterian Hospital. He was born in North Wildwood on December 26, 1940 to the late Odis James Marriner and Margaret Mary Thompson Marriner. He was a resident of Cape May Court House his entire life. He was a 1960 graduate of Middle Township High School. Charlie, as his friends...
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John Thurlow Titherington, Jr.

May 16, 1941 - December 15, 2017

John Thurlow Titherington, Jr. passed away peacefully on Friday December 15, 2017 at the age of 76. John was born on May 16, 1941 at Germantown Hospital in Philadelphia to the Late John Thurlow Titherington, Sr. and Ethel (Rosborough) Titherington. The family was raised on West Oak Lane in Philadelphia and John attended Olney High School and earned a degree at Temple University. After...
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Stephanie A. Cash

January 13, 1951 - December 14, 2017

CASH, STEPHANIE (NEE TRAMDACK), 66, of Cape May Court House, NJ, Beloved wife of Richard Cash, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017. She also leaves behind a brother, Philip Tramdack (Marianne Hooker), of New Castle, PA, and several nieces and nephews. Stephanie attended school in Collingdale, PA and graduated as valedictorian from the Sanford School in Hockessin, DE. In 1972, she...
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Patrick James Hines

May 20, 1984 - December 13, 2017

HINES, PATRICK JAMES, - 33, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Born in Cape May Court House, NJ, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He graduated from Wildwood Catholic in 2002 and was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. He worked as an Industrial Mechanic for Morey's Piers and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on cars. Patrick is...
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Virginia C. Seliger

September 4, 1929 - December 13, 2017

Seliger, Virginia C. 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away December 13, 2017. She was born in Kensington, PA to the late George and Selina Cordray and worked as a keypunch operator for the Pennsylvania Railroad. She moved permanently to Cape May County in 1978 after visiting here all her life. Virginia was a member of the Avalon Republican, Civic, and Seniors Clubs and Volunteer Fire...
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Margarita E. Abrolat

February 1, 1927 - December 13, 2017

Margarita Emma Abrolat, 90 - of Cape May, New Jersey, passed peacefully surrounded by her family at home on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017. She was born in La Coruna, Spain to the late Urbano and Eulalia Vazquez. She moved to London, England and married Alfred Abrolat on August 3rd 1957. They later moved to E. Lansdowne, PA, raised a beautiful family of 3 and was an employee at John Wanamaker...
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John Patrick Morrison

September 13, 1928 - December 12, 2017

MORRISON, JOHN PATRICK, 89, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Shore Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 36 years, Helen Laverne Morrison; his parents, John and Catherine Morrison; brother, David Morrison; and sister, Mary Bennett. He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Joanne and...
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Kenneth John "Rock" Villano

December 3, 1948 - December 12, 2017

VILLANO, KENNETH JOHN "ROCK", - 69, of Dennisville, NJ, born in Jersey City, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 with his family at his side. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Eleanor (Madajewski) Villano; his children, Victoria (Steve) Villano-Tirado, Stefanie (Shane) Villano-Boyd, and Nicholas (Patricia) Villano; his grandchildren, Dylan, Maddox, Braydon, Logan, and twins due in May...
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Denise Carole LaBov

February 24, 1954 - December 12, 2017

LABOV, DENISE CAROLE, - 63, of Dennisville, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at her home. Born in Oceanside, Long Island, NY, she moved here 39 years ago after living in Sea Isle City, Liberty, NY, and East Islip, NY. She retired as principal of Maud Abrams School in Lower Township. Denise was an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church – singing in the choir and serving on many...
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Ethelene "Faye" Senior

July 8, 1931 - December 10, 2017

SENIOR, ETHELENE "FAYE", 86, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at home. Born in Woodland, WA to the late Arthur Lee Carr and Mary Lucile Martin-Littleton Carr, she moved here in 1969. After graduating from high school, Faye was a model in New York. She joined the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. While in the Air Force, she met and married John "Joe"...
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Michael G. O'Rourke

November 2, 1962 - December 10, 2017

Michael G. O'Rourke, 55, of Wildwood, NJ, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 10, 2017 with his wife by his side. Michael worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation as a Bridge Operator. Michael led a joyful life, full of love and laughter. He had an infectious personality and a genuinely loving and caring spirit. He made a positive impact on everyone he met and could...
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John D. Schofield

August 26, 1926 - December 9, 2017

Schofield, John D. 91 – of Dennisville, NJ passed away December 9, 2017. He was born to the late John and Marie Schofield and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. John served in the US Army during World War II and later worked as a probation officer for Cape May County. He enjoyed travelling the world, tending his honey bees, was a charter member of Cape Atlantic Rock Club and earned a...
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Virginia M. Walton

March 10, 1926 - December 9, 2017

Virginia Moore Walton, homemaker, age 91, of Stone Harbor, NJ and formerly of Ridley Township, PA, died peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cape May Court House, NJ. Born in 1926 in Collingswood, NJ to parents, Samuel and Pauline Moore, Virginia was a 1944 graduate of Collingswood High School. She also lived in Philadelphia before...
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Ruth Joyce Rainey

February 8, 1934 - December 8, 2017

RAINEY, RUTH JOYCE, 83, of Villas, NJ, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. Born in Philadelphia to the late Raymond and Margaret Brooks Werner, she has been a longtime Cape May County resident, living in the Villas for the last 35 years. She worked in the meat department at the Acme in Cape May and North Cape May for 32 years. Mrs. Rainey is survived by her husband of 63 years, Leo...
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William Spencer Megargee

June 17, 1953 - December 6, 2017

MEGARGEE, WILLIAM SPENCER, 64, of Newport, NJ, died suddenly of natural causes on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Born in Somers Point to the late Irwin F. and Althea Evans Megargee, he moved to Newport six years ago from Malaga Camp. He was a member of the Delmont Methodist Church and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. Bill was a teacher at Vineland High School and retired...
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Manuel J. Fernandez

February 25, 1940 - December 4, 2017

Manuel Joseph Fernandez of Cape May passed away peacefully in his home on December 4, 2017. He had a love of the water, whether it was working on the tugs, paddling in his kayak or casting a line off of the jetty. Manuel is survived by his wife of 30 years, Lynn Massimiano, his children; Julie, Laurie Fernandez-Moore (Thomas), Manuel R., Christine, seven grandchildren, sisters; Kathryn Tifft,...
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Gail G. Noble

March 17, 1943 - December 1, 2017

Gail Martha Gustafson Noble, 74 - of Cape May Court House, NJ lost her battle with cancer on December 1, 2017. She was born to Martin G. Gustafson and Evelyn Durand Gustafson in West Bend, Wisconsin. After graduating from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin she married Timothy F. Noble and began working as a school music teacher. After Tim's military service they moved to Tim's home town...
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Brady Lewis Spaulding

October 18, 1965 - November 29, 2017

Brady Lewis Spaulding, 52, departed this life suddenly on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Brady was born on October 18, 1965 in Cape May Court House, NJ to Dolores and Henry Spaulding. Brady attended Middle Township High School and graduated in 1984. After graduating he enlisted into the U.S. Air Force for four years and worked as an aircraft loadmaster. After his time in the service Brady...
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Michael Davide Grant

December 30, 1973 - November 27, 2017

GRANT (AKA KELLY), MICHAEL DAVIDE , - 43, formerly of Woodbine, NJ, departed this life on November 27, 2017 at his home in Mesa, AZ. He is survived by his son Jason Viola, mother Arlette Grant-Anderson, father Michael Norton, and a host of other family and friends both in New Jersey and Arizona. Services will be held at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House on Saturday,...
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