Obituaries

Jessie Joy Bible Yang

Of Cherry Hill, NJ

Jessie Joy Bible Yang was born to Maxwell Lewis Bible, Jr and Rosemary Potts Bible. She grew up in Uniontown, Ohio.  She was a graduate of Lake High School, Grove City College (with highest honors), and Westminster Seminary (MA religion).  In seminary, she took a keen interest in Old Testament studies and languages.  While in seminary, she contributed to “Dictionary of Biblical Imagery”,(InterVarsity Press).

She had a professional life as a CPA and has worked for Arthur-Andersen, Protiviti, You Part-time Controller, and Tenth Presbyterian Church where she has worked in various areas including consulting, auditing, accounting, as well as many organizational roles.

She is survived by her husband Robert Yang, her brother Maxwell L. Bible III (Lisa, and their daughter Evie).

When asked how she wanted to be remembered, she responded “I am a sinner saved by grace.”  This humble acknowledgment kept her keenly aware of her dependence on God.  The fruit of that dependence has guided the use of her many scholarly and organizational gifts.

A constant source of blessing, joy, and love to her husband and all around her, Jessie’s life was one of service.  The skills that she learned in the business world enhanced the means by which she served.  She had a knack for identifying a problem, prescribing a solution, determining the resources needed, networking and empowering others in the task at hand.  An avid reader, her vision was constantly expanding and she was busy sharing and using this information to better serve others.  Some of the places where she has served include Harvest USA, Fellowship Bible Study (a group of Tenth Church extending welcome to the poor and homeless in Philadelphia), Tenth Pre-school (Board of Directors), the Tenth Church Choir, the Tenth Women’s counsel (former president), Cherry Hill Women’s Bible study (leadership), and also a home Bible study.

During the last several years, she left her professional pursuits which freed her to broaden her acts of service.  She has stood by her husband in his tasks as a deacon (meeting the physical needs of our congregation).  Her strong sense of what needed to be done as well as her deep relational skills have brought help to many in our church family.

Jessie’s final Bible lesson preparation was from the Olivet discourse (Matt 24-25).  As we discussed this together our summary of this passage is: keep watching, keep faithful, and keep working.  She left this world watching, faithful, and working for the cause of the Gospel.

Visitation:
Friday, April 6, 6-9 PM, at First Presbyterian Church, 20 East Kings Highway Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Memorial Service:
Saturday, April 7, 11 AM at Tenth Church 1701 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

In Lieu of flowers: Please donate to Tenth Presbyterian Church, Global Outreach fund.

John R. "Jack" Miller

Age 64, of Lindenwold, NJ

Suddenly, on March 26, 2018.  Beloved son of the late Vinney and Robert Miller. Jack was a dedicated employee at Shoprite in Blackwood, NJ.

All are welcome to his graveside service on Friday, March 30th at 11 AM at Locust Memorial Park, 1500 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

Linda M. Monsen

Age 68 of Collingswood, NJ

On March 19th, age 68, of Collingswood, NJ; Loving sister of Kristine Monsen of Collingswood and David (Helen) Monsen of Westmont.  Dear Aunt of Brian (Dina) Monsen, Katie (Scott) DeBurger and Shaun (Janell) Monsen; Beloved Great Aunt of Jared Procopio, Taylor DeBurger and Oscar & Josh Stuchinski.

Linda was a 39-yr. employee of Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ, who retired in 2016.  She was also very involved with Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Haddonfield.

Linda’s family will greet family and friends on Tues., March 27th, 10-11 AM at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 204 Wayne Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, where her memorial service will follow at 11 AM.  Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Linda may be made to the Church at the above address.

E. Guy Elzey, Jr.

Age 90 of Haddonfield, NJ and Ocean City, NJ

On March 4, 2018, Age 90 of Haddonfield and Ocean City, NJ; passed away peacefully.  Beloved husband of the late Mary “Marie” (nee Solem); Loving father of E. Guy Elzey, III (Susan) of Haddonfield and Nancy Binder (Bill) of Yardley, PA; Devoted grandfather of Erica, Christian and Anders Elzey, and Kirsten and William, IV Binder.

Guy graduated from Lafayette College and proudly served in the US Army – stationed in Japan with the Army Corps of Engineers, during the Korean War.  Guy through his company, E.G. Elzey & Son (founded by his father in 1922) has been engaged in general real estate practices since 1949.  He was an appraiser, broker, builder and developer with a keen interest in Haddonfield, especially the downtown business district.  He performed appraisals for governmental agencies, banks, financial institutions, mortgage companies, attorneys and individuals covering all types of properties.  He constructed over 400 projects and custom homes in Southern Jersey.

He was a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and held the SRA designation in the Appraisal Institute.  He also held the ASA designation in the American Society of Appraiser, the CRP Certified Relocation Professional designation in the Employee Relocation Council; the SR/WA designation in International Right of Way Assoc. and the IFAS designation of Nat’l Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers.

Guy served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations including: the Nat’l Alumni Board for Lafayette College (1962-2000), Better Business Bureau of SJ (Pres. 1968-69), the Haddonfield Symphony, American Red Cross, Goodwill Industries of SJ, American Soc. of Appraisers Southern NJ Chap. #47 (Past President) , Appraisal Institute (SRA) Chap. # 26, Nat’l Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers, NJ Builders Assoc., Homebuilders League of SJ and Camden County Assoc. of Realtors and various boards of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church.  He was also a lifetime member of the Ocean City Tabernacle Assoc. Board of Directors.

Guy enjoyed extensive travels and attending Haddonfield Assembly dances with Marie. He believed in giving back to his community and for over 50 years dedicated himself to Haddonfield as a volunteer Policeman, and to service through the Rotary Club of Haddonfield.  Additionally, he was a 32nd degree Mason and a longtime member of Tavistock Country Club.

Guy’s family will receive friends on Sat., March 10th, 9:30-10:45 AM in the Sanctuary of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Rd., Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where his Service will follow at 11 AM.  Interment, Haddonfield Methodist Cem.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Guy may be made to the Haddonfield United Methodist Church at the above address where he has been a member for over 60 years.

A. William Trucksess

Age 87 of Moorestown and Cape May, NJ

Bill Trucksess, of Moorestown and Cape May New Jersey, passed away peacefully March 1, 2018 at the age of 87. He was born in Haddonfield, N.J., the son of Margaret and Drew Trucksess.

Bill graduated from Haddonfield Memorial HS and went on to get his BS in Engineering from Lehigh University.

After graduating, Bill joined Philadelphia Sign Company, which his father had founded in 1911. The business thrived under Bill’s leadership for more than five decades and remains a national leader in the signage industry.

In 1955, Bill married the love of his life, Janice Rundle, who he first met during their high school years. Bill, Janice and their three daughters enjoyed their early years as a family in Cherry Hill and Cape May.

Bill loved his times in Cape May. He is a past commodore of the Corinthian Yacht Club, a member of the Beach Club of Cape May and the Cape May Tennis Club, an avid fisherman and Thistle sailor. Bill and Janice’s home on the Cape May harbor is now the Nature Center of Cape May.

Bill was a hardworking, curious and adventurous spirit who loved to explore and travel the world.  He will be dearly missed by Janice and daughters Tanice (Dudley) Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth Teegen (John Lima) Trucksess and Kristen Trucksess, along with grandchildren Aubrey, Drew, Tess, Weston, Wyatt, Ryan and Tyler. He is predeceased by his sister Peg Scott.

A memorial service will be held in the Auditorium at Medford Leas, One Medford Leas Way, Medford NJ 08055, on Sunday, March 11th at 12 noon. Reception will follow.  Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Bill can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, www.stjude.org/memorialgifts.

Kathleen Elizabeth Randall

Age 63 of Mt. Holly, NJ

On Feb. 25, 2018, Beloved daughter of David Randall; Loving mother of Daniel (Tabitha) Barrot of Cherry Hill, NJ and Andrew Barrot of Palmyra, NJ; Cherished grandmother of Savannah Barrot and Dear sister of Jon Randall of Danville, CA, Marjorie Crowe of Randolph, VT and Norma Randall-Myers of Mt. Zion, WV.

Kathleen had a B.S. in nursing from the University of Massachusetts.  She began her career at Temple Hospital, where she worked for many years before continuing her nursing at Cooper Univ. Hospital. Additionally, Kathleen frequently attended the Quaker Meeting in Mt. Holly, NJ.

Kathleen’s family will be receiving Friends, Thursday, March 1st, 5-7 pm at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End, Haddonfield, NJ.  Service & interment, private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Kathleen may be made to the Riverton Free Library, 306 Main St., Riverton, NJ 08077; where she volunteered for several years. (please make checks payable to The Riverton Free Library Association)

Jonathan S. Akins

Age 36 of Haddonfield, NJ

 

 

 

On Feb. 23, 2018; Age 36; of Haddonfield, NJ; Beloved husband of Nancy Potter; Adoring father of Oliver & Theodore Potter Akins; Devoted son of Gary & Suzy Akins of Keller, TX; Cherished twin of Ryan (Emily) Akins; Loving son-in-law of Alan & Michelle Potter; Dear brother-in-law of Duke Potter, Francis Potter & Natasha (Brandon) Lavato; Treasured uncle of Oscar Akins, Lula Akins & Austin Lavato; Precious grandson of Betty Jones, Julia Potter, MaryAnn (Bennie) Woolley and Beloved nephew of Kaye and Jim Barwick, and Ann and Frank Hedges, and their children Dustin Mascorro and Shelby Hedge.

Jon was an inspiring professor at Widener University and an accomplished scientist. He started a robotics league for underserved youth in Chester, PA.

Jon’s family & friends are invited to his Memorial Mass, Friday March 2nd, 1pm at Christ the King RC Church, 200 Windsor Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033; ***.   Interment private.  In lieu of flowers, contributions to Olie and Teddy’s education fund may be made to: “Oliver and Theodore’s Education Fund” c/o TD Bank, 100 North Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

*** We are sorry to inform you, the Aikins Family will not be greeting anyone after Mass.  Thanks so much for your understanding.

Mary Jane Kuniewicz

Age 78 ~ Longtime Haddonfield resident

(nee Bohan) On February 23, 2018, age 78, longtime Haddonfield resident, and previously VP of Patient Services for UCSF-Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, CA and VP of Ambulatory Service Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Beloved wife of the late Robert P.; Loving mother of Alexia Gottschalch (Christian) of Haddonfield and Tegan Crouch (Gantt) of Ponte Vedra, FL; Cherished grandmother of John Alexander & Philip James Gottschalch and Finley Augustin, Callie & Chesney Crouch and dear sister of Dr. Michael Bohan, Dr. Stephen Bohan, Paula Monk and Dr. Julie Bohan.

Mrs. Kuniewicz’s family will receive friends on Friday Evening, March 2nd, 4-6 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ and again on Saturday, March 3rd, 10-10:45 AM at Christ the King RC Church, 200 Windsor Ave. Haddonfield, NJ; where her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM.  Interment, Haddonfield Baptist Cem.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Mrs. Kuniewicz’s honor be made to the CHOP Foundation, PO Box 781352, Phila., PA, 19178-1352 (http://www.chop.edu/giving) or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (www.alzfdn.org).

Luecrisha Aaron Axner

Age 65 of Medford, NJ

On February 15, 2018, Age 65, of Medford, NJ, Beloved wife of John A. Axner, III; Loving mother of John Saquella (Jennifer) of Cape May, NJ, Luecrisha Robbins (Sean) and Sean Axner both of Medford; Cherished grandmother of CJ, Jason, Josie, Genevieve & Leila; Dear sister of Walter Aaron (Claire), Nancy Milbury (Albert), George Aaron (Cathy) & Daniel Aaron (Darlene) and Treasured aunt for many nieces & nephews.

Crish had a gift for making people feel special and for putting you at ease when troubled with her tremendous kindness and sense of humor. She made everyone in her life feel extremely loved- especially her children and grand babies. We will miss her every day until we meet her again.

Services will be held privately.  In lieu of flowers, donations benefiting either the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Lung Assoc. may be made through:
In Memory Of (www.inmemoryof-memorial.org/luecrisha-aaron-axner or by mailing checks payable to “In Memory Of” with Luecrisha’s name on the memo line to PO Box 5472, Charlottesville, VA 22905).

Zelda Caravelli

Age 91 ~ Longtime Haddonfield Resident

(nee Andrews)  On Feb. 16, 2018; Longtime resident of Haddonfield, NJ; Age 91; Beloved wife of the late Ernest A., Jr.; Loving mother of Louis D. (Judith) of Haddonfield and Alta E. (Paul) Lucas of Medford; Devoted grandmother of Andrew (Jessica) Lucas, Erin (Matt) Thomas and Louis D. Jr.; Cherished great-grandmother of Charlotte & Georgia Lucas, Dexter & Marshall Thomas; Dear sister of Richard (Inge) Andrews.

Zelda’s family and home were her world.  She had a life long interest in design and architecture.

A Graveside Service for Zelda will be held on Wednesday, February 21st, 11 AM at Colestown Cemetery, 100 Kings Hwy N, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.  In lieu of flowers, gifts to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053 would be appreciated.