Saturday, April 13, 2013
Candles in hand, mourners walked through downtown Toms River in memory of Holt, 6
Mourners walked through downtown Toms River Friday night in memory of Brandon Holt, 6, who was killed in an accidental shooting earlier this week. Carrying white candles, community and family members walked from the Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals to Huddy Park, where the flames then were extinguished. Police blocked Main Street to vehicle traffic as mourners walked through the downtown. Among those present was Randel Holt, the victim's uncle, who said that the incident was an accident. He thanked the community for supporting his family. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, following visitation from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Services planned for Brandon Holt of Toms River, who was fatally shot Monday by a 4-year-old
Friends, family and community leaders tried to pull together Thursday as services were arranged for the 6-year-old Toms River boy who was fatally shot by a 4-year-old neighbor. Visitation for Brandon Holt will be held Friday, April 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m., as well as Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals in Toms River. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, according to Holt’s obituary. Community leaders also spoke of having a vigil on Saturday night, although such plans were not finalized as of Thursday morning. The community of St. Joseph Parish and School in Toms River is mourning the loss of its “beloved student," a …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Galloway resident died on March 23.
Thursday, March 28
Gertrud Chase, age 100 years and 7 months, passed away at her home in Galloway on March 23, 2013. Mrs. Chase was born September 5, 1912 in Kiel, Germany. Predeceased by three children Ruthie, Johnny and Karl; she is survived by four children Sandra Kaufman of Willingboro, George Chase (Glenda) of Galloway, Joan Whitley of Pennsylvania and Mark Chase (Carol) of Port Charlotte, FL; 24 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren; many great, great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be Thurs, March 28, 2013 from 5 to 7 PM at Wimberg Funeral Home 211 E. Great Creek Rd, Galloway, NJ (609) 641-0001. For condolences or directions, please visit wimbergfuneralhome.com. -- On wimbergfuneralhome.com
Friday, March 8, 2013
The 81-year-old from Galloway died on March 6.
Friday, March 8
William Thomas Hand: 8/9/1931-3/6/2013 William T. Hand age 81 of Galloway passed away March 6, 2013 at home. He retired from the NJ Dept of Transportation. He served our country in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War and was honorably discharged as sergeant; he was a life member and past chief of the Bayview Vol. Fire Co. with 50 plus years, a Sergeant-at-Arms of the Atlantic County Firefighters Assoc. and District Warden of the NJ Forest Fire Service. Mr. Hand was predeceased by his parents William and Margaret, brothers Benjamin, Donald, Philip and his sister Margaret; survived by his wife of 55 years Ruth; daughter Martha (Ed); sons Charles and Tom (Lisa); grandson Gary and brother Andrew (Freddy). Visitation will be Sat, March…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The former Galloway Police Sgt. died on Feb. 12. Services at Beacon Evangelical Church are Sunday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, February 19
Harry Hiltner 3/24/1959 - 2/12/2013 Hiltner, Harry of Galloway passed peacefully on the evening of February 12, 2013, with his loving wife, daughter and son-in-law by his side. For the past year and a half, Harry courageously fought his battle against cancer. Harry’s optimism and absolute love-of-his-family, allowed he and his girls the strength to make it through this difficult journey. Harry began his professional career in the height of the casino development, as a Union Electrician. After a few rewarding years in this profession, Harry changed his course and worked as a Fireman at the Atlantic City Airport. During this tenure he also enjoyed his time as a volunteer Firefighter in Bargaintown. Harry continued his civil service …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Estell Manor native worked for the FAA in Pomona for over 30 years.
Tuesday, February 5
Eugene F. “Jeep” Cipolla age 91 of Mays Landing passed away February 4, 2013 at Meadowview Nursing Home in Northfield. Born in Estell Manor, he was a lifetime area resident. Mr. Cipolla was employed as a plumber at the FAA in Pomona for 30 years. He served his country honorably in the US Coast Guard and was a member of the Mays Landing VFW Post 220 and a parishioner at St. Vincent De Paul Church in Mays Landing. Predeceased by his wife Ruth nee Jiampetti, he is survived by his sister-in-laws Evelyn Guerrieri, Florence Anderson and Joan Condi and also nieces and nephews from the Jiampetti, Guerrieri and Cipolla families. Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 11th from 9 to 10 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Church 5021 Harding Hwy, Mays …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Services are Sunday and Monday at Wimberg Funeral Home and Assumption Church.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Robert J. DeFillipo,“Bob”, age 69 of Galloway, passed away suddenly in Absecon on November 19, 2012. Robert, predeceased by his parents, Louis and Nancy DeFillipo, was born in Plainfield, NJ. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Nancy (Santa Barbara), his children Dena M., Michael J. (Dawn), and Nicole Hyde (Glenn), and his adoring grandchildren Chelsea, Taylor, Nikolas, Dylan, Rachel and Jack. Bob has been the owner of the Crafting Cellar for the past 14 years in the Historic Towne of Smithville. He was recently interviewed by Brian Ianieri of the Press of Atlantic City, where he was featured in an article showcasing his love and admiration for his work. Additionally, he spent almost a decade as the owner of three clothing…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
He defeated John Mooney by 700 votes.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
UPDATE, 10:31 p.m.: Madeline Avery was the highest vote-getter in the Galloway Township School District Board of Education election with 4,778 votes. Incumbent Rich Dase was re-elected with 3,945 votes, and David Carmen was elected with 3,134 votes. There were seven candidates running for three seats, each carrying a three-year term. "I'm happy I got elected and I look forward to serving on the school board," Avery said Tuesday night. Lois Garrison, who ran unopposed for re-election to her three-year seat on the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School Board of Education seat, collected 6,589 votes. There were 34 write-in votes. UPDATE: Before provisional and absentee ballots are counted, Democrat Jim McElwee unofficially defeated Incumbent …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
A weekly recap of the past week's news.
This week we saw a councilwoman make a national television appearance, reported on a vote regarding fair trade and saw arrests made on weapons and drugs charges. Here are some highlights from the past week's news: On Monday, we posted a police blotter, saw a cross country run for awareness end with a plunge into the Atlantic Ocean, reported that Atlantic County Surrogate Jim Curcio pleaded guilty to a DWI charge, saw the Galloway Township Council reject a fair trade resolution and reported on Monday night's Board of Education meeting. On Tuesday, we posted a question from Galloway Council candidate Jim McElwee, saw that the budget process is beginning for the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District and reported that an Atlantic City …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The legendary host reportedly suffered a heart attack.
Legendary television personality Dick Clark has died, according to several new outlets, including the Huffington Post. He was 82. Clark reportedly suffered a heart attack Wednesday, a day after undergoing an outpatient procedure at a Los Angeles area hospital. Clark had strong area connections, having hosted the popular show American Bandstand in Philadelphia from 1952 until it moved to Hollywood in 1964. He owned a home in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, PA. In 2004, Clark suffered a stroke and was forced to retire from New Year's Rockin' Eve, an ABC show he created and hosted since 1972. Clark continued to make appearances even though hosting duties were turned over to Ryan Seacrest. Post your favorite memories of Dick Clark from American …