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

Michael S. Frazier

November 20, 1967 - August 15, 2018

Michael S. Frazier, 50, of Dennisville, NJ, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 15, during the early morning hours. He was predeceased by his father Roy Wesley Frazier and his infant son Adam Michael Frazier. He is survived by his mother Betty Ann (Abrams) Frazier, his daughters Haley Frazier (Kyle Prosser) and Skylyr Frazier, siblings Dean Frazier (Kelly), Kimberly Mastriana (William),...
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Deborah A. Stilwell

August 18, 1949 - August 15, 2018

Stilwell, Deborah A., 68, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. She was born in Cape May to the late Samuel and Katherine Ruben. She loved her babies (dolls), her little and big cousins, and all of her family. She enjoyed going on trips, to the casino, and shopping. Debbie is survived by her cousins, Susanne Dadura, Joan Jenkins, Margie Elias, Danny Stilwell, Maryann...
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Arnold D. Hitt III

June 7, 1946 - August 13, 2018

Hitt, Arnold D. 72 – of Dennis Township, NJ passed away August 13, 2018 at his home. Arnie was born June 7, 1946 in Washington, D.C. to the late Arnold D. Hitt, Jr. and Lucille Newton Hitt. He was married and predeceased by his wife Patricia of Atlantic City in 2008. Arnie attended Springbrook High School and spent his college days at the University of Maryland and received a Bachelor of...
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Lester Herbert Hughes, Sr.

September 17, 1937 - August 11, 2018

HUGHES, LESTER "LETT" SR., - 80, of Erma, passed peacefully in his home in Erma on August 11, 2018. He is survived by his three children: Lester Hughes, Jr. (Gerri), Krista Bass (Donnie), and Jennifer Dobitsch (Jules), as well as seven grandchildren: Malynda Hughes; Caleb, Jacob, and Bella Grace Bass; Mackenzie Hughes and Evy Dobitsch; and great-grandchild, Julian Hughes (child of Mackenzie)....
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Louis Edward Taylor, Jr.

December 4, 1944 - August 11, 2018

TAYLOR, LOUIS EDWARD JR., 73, of Swainton, NJ, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Louis Edward and Elizabeth Zuccato Taylor. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carolyn; his daughter Sarah Louise Taylor-Deak and her husband James and their children James, Benjamin, Martha, and Theodore, all of Mays Landing, NJ; his son Louis Edward Taylor,...
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Anna F. Radzieta

June 16, 1938 - August 11, 2018

RADZIETA, ANNA F. (nee KUBIAK), 80, of Cape May Court House, NJ, died peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 16, 1938 in Camden, NJ to the late Anthony E. and Frances D. Chojnacki Kubiak. She lived here for fifty years, moving from Woodbine, NJ, where she owned and operated Ann's Beauty Shop from 1961 to 1969. Beginning in 1970, she helped...
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Douglas Roy Jepsen

November 22, 1953 - August 9, 2018

Jepsen, Douglas Roy 64 – of Wildwood, NJ passed away August 9, 2018. He was born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Andrew and Jean Jepsen. Doug served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He loved fishing and doing crafts. Doug is survived by his brothers: Skip (Jean) Jepsen and Russ (Carolyn) Jepsen; nieces: Tracy, Michelle (Bob), and Andrea (Dave); nephews: Lenny (Nicola), Al (Deb), Andrew,...
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William W. Smith

November 1, 1932 - August 8, 2018

Smith, William W. 85 – of Cape May, NJ passed away August 8, 2018. He was born to the late Wesley and Janette Smith and was a lifelong resident of South Jersey. Bill served in the US Air Force during the Korean War, was a life member of Green Creek Fire Department and served on the Rescue Squad of Lower Township. He loved fishing, sharing stories, sports (especially the Flyers and Phillies),...
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Marion H. Cantz

February 24, 1937 - August 7, 2018

Marion H. Cantz, (Hitchon) of Green Creek, NJ, (81), passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Born to the late Wilton and Mildred (Reed) Hitchon, on February 24, 1937, Marion grew up in Philadelphia, PA, where she graduated from Germantown High School in 1955. Marion enjoyed fishing from the surf of the beach. She had a great love of dogs, specifically her many Labradors. She also...
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Ellen Epple

December 28, 1932 - August 5, 2018

Ellen Epple, 85, of Cape May Court House, and most recently of Princeton, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, August 5, 2018, in her home at Acorn Glen, surrounded by her family and her minister. She was born in Nutley, NJ to Lucy Goldbeck Buckman Quakenbush and Martin Buckman. In her retirement, Ellen and her late husband, Augustus Epple, moved from Belle Mead to the Cape May area...
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Henry Clay Smith, Jr.

May 30, 1959 - August 5, 2018

Henry Clay Smith, Jr., 59, of Newark, Delaware, departed this life on August 5, 2018. He was born in Cape May Court House, New Jersey on May 30, 1959 to Henry Clay Smith, Sr. (deceased) and Theresa Smith. He attended Middle Township School Systems through high school. Soon out of high school he worked as a roofer, bus driver for New Jersey Transit, Woodbine Developmental Center, and has been...
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Rosaleen P. Law

June 23, 1936 - August 5, 2018

Rosaleen Patricia Law-Wadaga, (Gribbon) of Cape May Court House, NJ, (82) passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Born the daughter of the late John and Annie Gribbon, on June 23, 1936, Rose grew up in Kearny, NJ with her two loving brothers Jack and Joseph, who pre-deceased her. Rose graduated from New Jersey City University with a teaching degree. Rose began her career teaching...
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Timmy Moore, Jr.

July 26, 1983 - August 4, 2018

Timmy Moore Jr. was born to the late Timmy Moore Sr. and Alma Moore. He was the older of two children. His younger brother, Shane followed him three years later. Timmy was born and raised in Cape May Court House, and considered himself blessed to spend his younger years under the loving care of his grandparents Lewis & Griselda Moore, who spoiled him rotten. After reaching his teenage years...
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Paul Joseph Farmer

April 3, 1949 - August 3, 2018

Paul Joseph Farmer, 69, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. He was born in Salem, MA to the late Joseph Charles and the late Ann Marie (née Gormley) Farmer. Paul was the owner/executive producer of Lockup USA, the country's leading producer of video training programs for correctional professionals. After graduating from the University of Detroit in 1970 with a...
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Joseph Warren Fowler

September 23, 1956 - August 1, 2018

FOWLER, JOSEPH WARREN, 61, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. He was born in Sea Isle City and was a carpenter by trade. He is survived by his wife, Dawn M. Fowler; his mother, Beatrice Smith; and his siblings, Kathy Wescott, Tom Fowler, Susan Alvaro, Sandra Fowler, William Grier, Emma Pennello, Arnold Grier, Harry Grier, Alice Grace, Philip Fowler, and Julie...
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Max M. Muffley

May 12, 1929 - July 29, 2018

MUFFLEY, MAX M., 89, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018. He was born in Mechanicsburg, VA to the late John and Rita Hoilman Muffley. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of the IBEW Local 351. He was also a member of the VFW Post 5343 Villas and the American Legion. Max is survived by his sisters, Billie Cusati, Tommie Manley, Martha...
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David Albert Priggemeier

January 10, 1953 - July 25, 2018

David Albert Priggemeier, 65, of Cape May Court House passed away at home on July 25, 2018 with his family by his side after a 10 year long battle with lymphoma. David was born January 10, 1953 in Darby, Pennsylvania to Charles and Louise Priggemeier. He grew up in Stone Harbor, NJ with his three brothers Charles, James and Kenneth. David started his career as an auto mechanic at McClure's...
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Michael Plitnick, Jr.

February 1, 1940 - July 23, 2018

Plitnick, Jr., Michael 78 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away July 23, 2018. He was born in Dias Creek, NJ to the late Michael and Mildred Plitnick and was later self-employed and operator of Plitnick General Contractors. Michael was former president of the Middle Township Planning Board, 4-H volunteer, past member of Middle Township Optimist Club, and proud parent of The Panther Marching...
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Allen Juan Dickerson

April 29, 1998 - July 21, 2018

DICKERSON, ALLEN JUAN, 20, of Woodbine and Pleasantville, NJ, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Gemminique Dickerson and her husband Lee; his grandparents, Venus McKoy, Curtis Motley, and Allan Johnson; his sisters, Mercedes Price, Diamondinique Price, and Allee Dickerson; and his brother, Nyejai Price. He was preceded in death by his father, Allen Dickerson. ...
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Veronica "Vera" Paulsworth

June 14, 1938 - July 19, 2018

Veronica "Vera" Przybylowski Kee Paulsworth, 80, of Cape May, NJ, passed away July 19th, 2018. She was born on June 14th, 1938 to the late Stanley and Veronica Przybylowski. Vera worked at Henny's in Stone Harbor for 22 years. She enjoyed playing pinochle, skip bo, doing crossword puzzles, gardening and hosting family gatherings. Other than her parents Vera was preceded in death by her first...
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John T. Daly, Sr.

June 30, 1930 - July 17, 2018

Daly, Sr., John T. 88 – of Bethlehem, PA passed away July 17, 2018. John was born in the Bronx, NY to the late John and Mona Daly. He served in the US Air Force before working as a Program Administrator for the IBM Corporation in White Plains, NY. He was predeceased by his wife Evelyn Alma Daly in 1998, his daughter Debra. A. Weier, his son-in-law George William Farr, a brother Robert Daly,...
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Jorge Gallardo, Jr.

January 7, 1966 - July 16, 2018

Jorge Gallardo Jr., 52, of Woodbine, NJ, passed away on Monday July 16, 2018, the result of a motor vehicle accident on Route 550 in Belleplain, NJ. Jorge was born January 7, 1966 in Bronx, New York to Jorge Gallardo Sr. and Monserrate Gomez Rodriguez. As a child, he briefly attended Woodbine Elementary School in Woodbine NJ, and finished his schooling at South Dade Senior High School in...
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Loretta Jean Monaghan

October 12, 1951 - July 10, 2018

MONAGHAN, LORETTA JEAN, 66, of Erma, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Born in Portsmouth, VA on October 12, 1951 to the late James R. Beauton-Busch and Loretta L. Black (nee Walch), she moved here over 45 years ago. She enjoyed doing counted cross-stitch and going to Disney every other year. She loved her Chow rescue dogs. Jean is survived by her only son, Randall (Jenna) Monaghan,...
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Elsie Rooth Kuhn

July 27, 1921 - July 10, 2018

KUHN, ELSIE ROOTH, 96 - of Avalon, and Stone Harbor, passed away on July 10, 2018. Elsie was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 27, 1921 and grew up in Philadelphia. She attended Frankford High School and Penn State University. She was predeceased by her husband Milton William Kuhn who died in 2008 after they celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. Elsie is survived by two sons Milton M...
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G. Virginia Stiffler

December 2, 1920 - July 9, 2018

STIFFLER, G. VIRGINIA, 97, of Cape May, NJ, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Born in Orange, NJ to the late Harry and Gertrude Ormfield Ayers, she moved to Cape May in 1982 from Rahway. She was an active member of Cape May United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and taught vacation bible school. Ginny loved singing, music, and playing the organ. She was the oldest member of...
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Emma P. Ryan

December 29, 1922 - July 9, 2018

RYAN, EMMA P., 95, of Avalon, NJ, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 9, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia and moved to Avalon over 30 years ago from Lindenwold. She was the owner of Ye Olde Dutch Pancake House in Avalon. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her sons, Roy Ryan (Laurie) of Alstead, NH, Jack Ryan (Nancy) of Ocean View, and Joe Ryan of Avalon Manor; her six grandchildren; and her...
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William A. Kanengiser

July 21, 1947 - July 6, 2018

KANENGISER, WILLIAM A., 70, of Erma, NJ, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. Born in Newark, NJ to the late Irving and Barbara Landsman Kanengiser, he moved here 29 years ago from West Orange. Bill enjoyed reading and studying the Bible. He put on Bible conferences in the Cape May area and was a speaker at Bible conferences in Tennessee. He did some Bible studies over the phone with his...
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Cleo Mae Corley

March 26, 1940 - July 4, 2018

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Cleo Corley, loving wife and mom of four children, grandmother to five grandchildren, passed away peacefully at the age of 78. Cleo was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. She met and married her husband James Corley of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Cleo worked as a caregiver at Mount St. Francis where she retired from. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, James Corley,...
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George W. Simpkins

July 31, 1935 - July 4, 2018

SIMPKINS, GEORGE W., 82, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House to the late George H. and Louise Newsome Simpkins, he was a lifelong resident here. He was assistant manager at the ACME in Sea Isle City and attended the First Baptist Church in Cape May Court House. George was a volunteer with the Middle Township Ambulance Corps...
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Shirley L. Harrell

January 25, 1936 - July 3, 2018

Missionary Shirley L. ( Dashiell ) Harrell went home to be with her Lord on July 3, 2018. She was born January 25, 1936 to the late Golden and Katie Dashiell of Tyaskin, Maryland. She had five siblings that proceeded her in death; Marie Teagle, Calvin Dashiell, Grace Stanford, Rayfield Dashiell, and Sarah Lewis. She leaves two sisters to cherish her memory- Irene Jordan of Euclid, Ohio and...
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William A. Clark

December 28, 1958 - July 2, 2018

Clark, William A. 59 – formerly of Deptford, NJ passed away July 2, 2018. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Viewing will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.
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Dino A. Martino

March 1, 1959 - June 29, 2018

MARTINO, DINO A., - 59, of Erma, passed away June 29, 2018. He was born in Alexandria, VA and moved to the area when he was 12. Dino was well known as a drummer with many bands in the Wildwood area and worked as a barber at Martino's Hair World in North Wildwood. Dino is survived by his wife of 34 years, Diane (formerly Streit); his children Dino Martino II and Dana Martino; his parents Joseph...
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Charles "Larry" Juliana, Jr.

August 6, 1947 - June 28, 2018

JULIANA, CHARLES "LARRY" JR., 70, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on June 28, 2018. Born in Mount Holly, NJ to the late Charles Lawrence and Frances Miriam Steinmetz Juliana, he was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and worked as a claim representative for Social Security. Larry was a member of Our Lady of the Angels Church, where...
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Patricia Schipani

May 25, 1930 - June 22, 2018

Patricia Schipani On June 22, Patricia Schipani peacefully passed from this life into eternal life. Born in West Philadelphia on May 25, 1930, Pat attended Harrington Elementary and West Philadelphia High School. Pat worked at Lit Brothers in Center City Philadelphia and met Louis Schipani on a blind date. They married in 1949 and moved to Yeadon, PA where they raised four girls. A devoted...
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Melissa C. Seeburg

May 2, 1961 - June 21, 2018

SEEBURG, MELISSA C., 57, of Dennis Township, NJ, passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Born in New Brunswick, NJ to the late Lewis and Violet Moha Panek, she moved to Dennis Township 36 years ago from Wildwood. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, taking long walks on the beach, and going to classic car shows. Missy is survived by her husband of 37 years, Steven Seeburg; her four children, Gail...
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Rosalie A. Vincz

May 26, 1927 - June 18, 2018

Rosalie A. Vincz On June 18, the angels who brought Rosalie to earth 91 years ago came to bring her back to Heaven. Born in Flushing, Queens, NY on May 26, 1927, Rosalie A.Vincz passed away peacefully at her home in Toms River, where she spent her final days and moments with her family around her. Rosalie had indomitable spirit. While her body became beset by physical frailties and...
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Dorothy May Gibson

March 22, 1922 - June 14, 2018

Dorothy May Gibson, 96, passed away at Genesis Court House Center in Cape May Court House, NJ on June 14, 2018. Prior to her return to Cape May County on April 3, 2018, she resided in Jacksonville Beach, FL with family. Dorothy has completed her journey here on earth, and today walks in paradise. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Ray W. Gibson. Dorothy met Ray in...
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Robin Leslie Davis

July 27, 1956 - June 12, 2018

DAVIS, ROBIN LESLIE, - 61, of Durham, passed away June 12, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Charles Melvin and Beatrice Smith Payne. Robin graduated Millville High School and later attended Cumberland County College in Vineland, NJ.Robin worked at the Woodbine Developmental Center for 28 years and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Port Norris, NJ. She is survived...
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Michele Simcick

May 26, 1960 - June 11, 2018

SIMCICK, MICHELE, 58, of Dennis Township, NJ, surrendered herself to the Lord Savior, peacefully in her sleep following several years of treatment and remission of Throat Cancer and related illnesses. She passed following a brief vacation to attend and celebrate a family wedding in Williamsburg, VA on June 11, 2018. Michele, a Licensed Practical Nurse, practiced her profession at Salamanca NY...
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John Joseph Catanoso

June 10, 2018

John Joseph Catanoso, age 65, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018. John originally was from Wildwood Crest, NJ but in recent years called Kihei, Maui, Hawaii his home. He passed away surrounded by friends at an outdoor concert in San Francisco, CA of an apparent heart attack. John was born and raised in Wildwood Crest, NJ where he attended Phillip Baker Elementary School and Wildwood Catholic...
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James E. Flanagan

July 15, 1947 - June 10, 2018

James E. Flanagan, 70, of Upper Township, passed away Sunday June 10, 2018. He was born in Somers Point, NJ. He is survived by his wife of 45 years Pat Flanagan, Step daughter Susan (Brodesser) Callahan and her fiancé Bryan Moran, Step son Joe Brodesser Jr, Granddaughter Meghan (Callahan) Spinelli and Great Grandson Austin Spinelli, along with sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. He...
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Patricia Ann Rossner

September 18, 1941 - June 6, 2018

ROSSNER, PATRICIA ANN, 76, of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Fellsmere, FL to the late Clifford L. and Rose Alice Stallings Cunningham, she moved to Rio Grande five years ago from Wildwood Crest. She was a member of the Wildwood Civic Club and of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir. She worked at Love The Cook on the Washington Street Mall in...
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Ronald Rolleston

February 7, 1934 - June 6, 2018

Ronald Rolleston (84) of East Goshen and Cape May, NJ passed away Wednesday June 6, 2018 in Cape May, NJ. Born in Philadelphia, He was the son of the late Howard Rolleston and Sara (Dougherty) Rolleston. He was raised in East Goshen and Havertown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Rolleston was a graduate of Haverford High School, class of 1951. Mr. Rolleston devoted his career to Commercial Real Estate...
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James Howard Feltman

March 3, 1958 - June 4, 2018

James Howard Feltman, born March 3, 1958, passed from this life on June 4, 2018. Jim was the only son of Janet and Howard, formerly of Long Pond, PA. After graduation from Pocono Mountain High School in 1976, Jim pursued a career in the United States Coast Guard. A 22-year veteran, he rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7). During his career, he was awarded a Coast Guard Commendation...
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Barbara Amy Camp

July 3, 1934 - May 31, 2018

Barbara Amy Camp passed away on May 31, 2018 at the Autumn Lakes Care Center in Ocean View, NJ. Barbara was born in Wildwood, NJ to Ira and Ruth Bushay on July 03, 1934. A lifelong resident of Cape May County, she graduated from Middle Township High School on June 6, 1951. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles Camp on November 21, 1953 and the couple made Ocean View their home. She...
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Joanna G. Martino

February 19, 1927 - May 29, 2018

Martino, Joanna G. 91 – of Ocean View, NJ passed away May 29, 2018. She was born in Camden, NJ to the late Thomas and Frances Schooley and moved to Cape May County at an early age. Joanna worked at the Woodbine Development Center and enjoyed doing bead craft in her spare time. She is predeceased by her husband Nicholas Martino and granddaughter Christina Arsenault. Joanna is survived by her...
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Carol A. Garrison

December 25, 1957 - May 25, 2018

Carol Garrison (nee Shaw), 60, of Villas, NJ, departed this life on May 25, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House, she was a life-long resident of Cape May County. She loved dolphins and spent many hours at Douglass Park in North Cape May, watching them frolic. She was a certified EMT and a lifetime member of the Lower Township Rescue Squad. Other than her children, this was her proudest achievement...
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James W. Regan

April 5, 1930 - May 25, 2018

Regan, James "Inky" 88 – of North Wildwood, NJ passed away May 25, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Thomas and Catherine Regan and worked as a Wireman for L3 Communications. He retired and moved to Cape May County in 1993. He was an avid fisherman and former member of the Quaker City String Band. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Margaret and daughter Colleen...
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Anne Speas

September 18, 1920 - May 24, 2018

Speas, Anne (NEE Frederick), 97 - of Sea Isle City, NJ, formerly of Woodlynne, Camden County, NJ; passed away peacefully on May 24th, 2018 in Vero Beach, FL with her family at her side. Anne, born Sept. 18, 1920 in Camden, NJ, graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 1938. Anne belonged to numerous organizations where she served in various leadership roles both in Woodlynne and Sea Isle City...
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Ruth E. Yanucci

December 23, 1927 - May 24, 2018

Yanucci, Ruth E. "Joan", 90 – of Sea Isle City, NJ passed away May 24, 2018. She was full of life and enjoyed every minute. Joan is survived by her daughters, Lynne and Elizabeth Yanucci; and nephew Kevin St. John and his wife Shelley. Services are private. "Done, Over, Out, 10-4".
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Darleen M. Kelly

September 2, 1964 - May 23, 2018

Kelly, Darleen M. 53 – of Erma, NJ passed away May 23, 2018. She was born to Joseph and Lorraine Kelly and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. Darleen formerly worked as manager at the Lighthouse Pointe Restaurant in Shawcrest. Darleen is survived by her mother, Lorraine; companion Robert Heritage; her siblings: Carol (Scott) Webster, Joseph (Tracey) Kelly, Michael Kelly, and Lori ...
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Joseph S. Bakanowsky

April 18, 1935 - May 22, 2018

Joseph S. Bakanowsky, 83 - of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 22, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Mary Bakanowsky. Joe served in the US Marines as a Drill Sergeant on Parris Island. He later worked as a Casino Dealer and Pit Boss at Caesars in Atlantic City since the day it opened as Caesars Boardwalk Regency. He was predeceased by his wife Joan (formerly Passehl...
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Eufemia J. Bonanno

January 2, 1962 - May 21, 2018

Eufemia "Joann" Malusa Bonanno was born in Vineland, NJ on January 2nd 1962. She graduated from Vineland High School in 1980, and was well known for owning Tony's Pizza on 7th Street for over 20 years. Joann will forever be remembered for her amazing cooking, hosting of parties, her "Tell it like it is" attitude, and her captivating laugh. She passed away in Cape May Court House on May 21st...
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Margaret M. Smith

June 30, 1924 - May 18, 2018

Margaret M. Smith 6/30/24 – 5/18/18 Margaret was born Margaret Mary Donohue in Gloucester, New Jersey, to parents Francis and Margaret Donohue. She died peacefully at her care facility on Friday, May 18th, at the age of 93. She had outlived two husbands, Walter Werbos and Gordon (Buddy) Smith. She and her siblings, (Frank, John, Eleanor and Loretta), became orphans during the Great...
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Robert G. David

September 21, 1929 - May 18, 2018

David, Robert G., 88 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 18, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Hebert and Isabel David. He served in the US Marines before working in the family plumbing business and later owning Robert David Antiques. Robert was a member of the Main Line Lions Club, the General Meade Society, and the Lower Merion Society For the Detection & Prosecution...
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Edward Jones

September 29, 1937 - May 15, 2018

JONES, EDWARD, - 80, of North Cape May NJ, formerly of Wildwood and Atlantic City, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. He was a cook in many restaurants in Atlantic City before he retired to Wildwood. He is survived by his brother, Melvin Jones; his sister, Joyce Payne; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Funeral services will be private for the family.
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John K. Stoner, Jr.

January 26, 1929 - May 15, 2018

MG (Ret.) John K. Stoner, Jr., 89, passed away on May 15, 2018, at home in his beloved Stone Harbor, New Jersey. MG (Ret.) Stoner was born in Woodbury, New Jersey on January 26, 1929, the only child of Sara Elizabeth Davis and John K. Stoner. He graduated from Collingswood High School and matriculated as an ROTC cadet to Drexel University (at the time Drexel Institute of Technology), where he...
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Christina S. Hatcher

October 7, 1945 - May 14, 2018

HATCHER, CHRISTINA S., 72, of Whitesboro, NJ, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. Born on October 7, 1945 in Atlantic City to the late Raymond and Katherine Johnson Saunders, she was a longtime resident of this area. She was a habilitation plan coordinator (HPC) at Woodbine Developmental Center for over 25 years and a published poet. Christina served the Lord with all of her heart. She was a...
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Arlette Michaelis

June 22, 1924 - May 13, 2018

Arlette Michaelis, 93, of South Dennis, New Jersey and formerly of Brussels, Belgium passed away on May 13, 2018 at her home in South Dennis. She died after a brief bout of cancer. Mrs. Michaelis was the daughter of Maurice and Georgette deMonceau of Brussels, Belgium She is the sister of Guy deMonceau of Collonges, France, Ginette Golley (deceased) of Bedford, Massachusetts and Phillippe...
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Margaret L. Ginyard

January 20, 1923 - May 9, 2018

Mother Margaret Ginyard (95), daughter of the late Charlie and Rosa Lee (Jenkins) Ginyard, born January 20, 1923, in Orangeburg, SC. She went home to glory on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at home in Cape May Court House, surrounded by her loving family. Margaret graduated from Middle Township School System. She was employed as a seamstress at the Sapphire Clothing Factory in Woodbine, making...
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Agnes Louise "Susie" Bollman

November 27, 1934 - May 9, 2018

Bollman, Agnes Louise "Susie" 83 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 9, 2018. She was born in Adamstown, PA to the late George and Edna (nee Bucher) Bollman; preceded in death by sisters Barbara and Peggy, and brother George. Survived by sons: Jonathan (Kelly), Ralph "Tripp" (Anne Marie), and Charles (Dana); grandchildren: Whitney (Steve), Rachel, Samantha (Mike), Andrew, Weston, Jack...
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Edna V. Hand

June 10, 1943 - May 8, 2018

Hand, Edna V. 74 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 8, 2018. She was born in NorthWildwood to the late Lewis and Edna Duryea and was a lifelong resident of Cape May County. Edna worked as Supervisor for the Cape May County Board of Social Services, enjoyed walking in Wildwood, but mostly enjoyed raising her family. Edna is survived by her husband, David W. Hand; her sons: David W. ...
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Lakeisha T. Simmons

July 22, 1973 - May 7, 2018

SIMMONS, LAKEISHA T., 44, of Wildwood, NJ, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Cooper University Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia and was a longtime resident of this area. Keisha was an associate member of Asbury AME Church in Wildwood. She worked at Brookdale and enjoyed working with her clients with Alzheimer's disease. She was also a supervisor at the Wawa in Wildwood. She was a...
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Arria B. Newbold

May 25, 1938 - May 6, 2018

Arria B. Newbold, age 79, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She fought a brave battle with cancer for over five years. Arria, daughter of Stewart and Dorothy (Williams) Batchelder, was born on May 25, 1938 in Greenport, NY and was raised in Riverhead, NY. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Larry E. Newbold, retired...
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Daniel E. Cohen

March 12, 1936 - May 6, 2018

Cohen, Daniel E., 82 – of Cape May Court House, NJ died May 6, 2018. He was born in Chicago, IL and lived in New York City and Port Jervis, NY before moving to Cape May County in 1993. Dan worked as a freelance writer and wrote over 200 books including children's books on subjects such as the occult, mythology, ghosts, and dinosaurs. He and his wife Susan were founders of the Caper's Sherlock...
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Pauline Elizabeth Benson

February 5, 1931 - May 2, 2018

BENSON, PAULINE ELIZABETH, 87, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Born in Chester, PA to the late Woodrow and Lorraine Doll James, she moved to Rio Grande from Philadelphia in 1985. She worked for the Cape May County Facilities and Services. She enjoyed reading, writing poetry, politics, and current events. Ms. Benson is survived by her daughters, Lori M....
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John Baylock

March 13, 1951 - May 2, 2018

Baylock, John 67 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away May 2, 2018. He was born in Newark, NJ to Richard and Marjorie Baylock and worked as Fire and Safety Manager at Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City. John was an avid coin collector and his life was centered around his family that he loved so much. He was predeceased by his wife Mary in 1993. John is survived by his children: John ...
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Vivien Marie Fellenbaum

October 2, 1925 - April 30, 2018

FELLENBAUM, VIVIEN MARIE, 92, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Born in Delmont, NJ to the late Percy and Irene Eckersley Warwick, she was raised in Ocean View and moved to Egg Harbor Township 20 years ago from Avalon. She attended Seaville United Methodist Church. Vivien was an avid gardener and loved to dance and to cook. She was a seamstress and enjoyed...
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Gustav H. Tilsner

January 7, 1934 - April 30, 2018

Tilsner, Gustav H., - 84 of Rio Grande, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Gustav and Margaret Fairburn Tilsner, he moved to Rio Grande 22 years ago after living in Wildwood and Philadelphia. He served in the US Navy Reserves from 1951 to 1959 and owned Gus's Auto Parts in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. He was a member of the VFW, DAV, and...
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Gertrude "Trudy" E. Graeser

July 13, 1942 - April 30, 2018

Graeser, Gertrude E. "Trudy", 75 – of Rio Grande, NJ passed away April 30, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Warren and Florence Hartle. Trudy lived in Florida and worked as a Supervisor at the Florida Turnpike before moving back to Cape May County in 2005. Along with her parents she is predeceased by her sister Deborah Lare and brother-in-law John Lare. Trudy is survived by her...
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Ly-Nell L. Matthews

August 11, 1989 - April 29, 2018

Lynell Leon Matthews, Ly-nell Leon, 28 - of Whitesboro, NJ passed away April 29, 2018. He was born August 11,1989 and died a Legend Of Whitesboro. On anything 4 wheels, he masterd it. He's the kind of guy if you need help he would always lend a hand! He is the epitome of what a great Dad, Son, Brother, Boyfriend, and friend should be! He spent several years away from his family only to come home...
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Eldora Carroll

April 30, 1925 - April 29, 2018

CARROLL, ELDORA, 92, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Rufus Callaway, Sr. and Marybelle Bunting Callaway, she was a lifetime resident here. She worked at Crest Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Carroll was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church, where she was a Deaconess, Sunday School teacher, and member of the Senior...
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Richard Joseph Wilsey

January 3, 1943 - April 28, 2018

WILSEY, RICHARD JOSEPH, 75, of Wildwood Crest, NJ, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Born in Philadelphia to the late Edward and Ruth Dawson Wilsey, he moved to Wildwood Crest 19 years ago from Blackwood. He worked for Honda in Moorestown. Richard was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. He enjoyed traveling, going on cruises, and staying in Jupiter, FL. He was a Flyers fan and...
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Edna Mae Carlson

July 11, 1926 - April 26, 2018

Edna Mae Carlson, age 91, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was the wife of Howard Fredrick Carlson. They shared 51 years of marriage together. Born in Camden, N.J., she was the daughter of Lewis and Alice Rebola. She will be remembered for her love of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her singing but most of all her servant's heart. She is survived by two brothers Robert...
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Roberta Jamison

July 24, 1962 - April 23, 2018

Roberta Jamison, 55, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Cape Regional Medical Center. Born in Bridgeton, NJ to Frank Brad and Dorothy Jamison, she was raised by Hannah and Jimmy Howard. She was a CNA at Crest Haven Nursing Home. She moved to Cape May Court House three years ago after living in Wildwood for ten years. Roberta enjoyed dining out at Red Lobster...
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Sherry Lynn Atwood

May 4, 1943 - April 22, 2018

Atwood, Sherry Lynn, 74 – of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away April 22, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Sherwood and Dorothy Taylor. Sherry is survived by her sons: Christopher Brodeur, Melville Atwood, and Timothy Atwood; and grandchildren: Victoria Atwood, Zachary Brodeur, Fiona Muzzy, and Annabelle Brodeur; as well as her beloved dog "Ollie". Along with her parents she...
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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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Carolyn Linda Straup

November 19, 1954 - April 19, 2018

Straup, Carolyn Linda, 63 – of Clarksboro, NJ passed away April 19, 2018. She was born in Cape May Court House, NJ to the late Harry and Thelma Straup. Carolyn lived at the Lincoln House in Woodbury Heights, NJ for 30 years. She is survived by her brother, Richard D. Straup. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210....
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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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