Obituaries

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.

Martha R. Warke

Age 101 of Collingswood, formerly a longtime Haddonfield resident

On February 15, 2018, age 101 of Collingswood, formerly a longtime resident of Haddonfield, NJ.  Her sisters, Mary Neeld, Margaret Warke, and Sarah Warke, all predeceased her.  She is survived by nieces and nephews.

Martha worked for many years as a kindergarten teacher in Trenton, NJ.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Haddonfield for over 70 years.

Ms. Warke’s interment will be held privately. Due notice of her memorial service will be given by Kain-Murphy Funeral Services of Haddonfield, NJ.

Leila L. Leavengood

Age 64 of Cherry Hill. NJ

(nee Lore); On Feb. 12, 2018; Of Cherry Hill, NJ; Age 64; Devoted mother of John M. Leavengood, Jr.; Loving sister of Benita Lore and Denise (James) Emond.

Mrs. Leavengood’s family will greet friends on Sat., Feb. 17, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Thomas More RC Church, 1439 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow immediately at 11AM at the Church.  Interment private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leila’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.

Blanche E. Coggins

Age 91 ~ Longtime Cherry Hill Resident

(nee Mullen) On Feb. 13, 2018, longtime Cherry Hill resident, wife for 66 years of the late William L.; Loving mother of Linda DeSantis of Moorestown, Richard Coggins (Karen) of Moorestown and David Coggins (Karen) of West Newbury, MA; Cherished grandmother of Connor, Hannah, Austin and Alexis Coggins, and Chris DeSantis.

Blanche had been a Teacher’s Aide for the Cherry Hill School district for many years.   She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Haddonfield.

Once the date for her Memorial Service is determined by the family, the day and time will be posted.

Robert M. Oberholzer

Age 78 ofHaddonfield, NJ

On Feb. 13, 2018, after a short but brave battle with pancreatic cancer, the Lord took Robert (Bob), age 78 of Haddonfield, NJ, back into his arms. Bob was the beloved husband of Pat (nee Chadwick); loving father of Chris (Carol) of Loveland, OH, Regina of Haddonfield, Mark (Carolyn) of Louisville, CO, and Kate of London, England and Washington DC; cherished grandfather of Ben (Sally), Matt (Kristen), Joey, Bobby, Rachel, Olivia, Sean & Patrick; treasured great grandfather of Elijah, Sophie, and Savannah and dear brother of Anne Gehring and Beth Pfleger.

In addition to his love for his family, Bob’s passions were playing golf and Single & Gibb, Co., the family business where he succeeded his father and which he owned and operated for decades before retiring in 2008.

Bob’s family will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 16th, 6-8 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ and again on Saturday, Feb. 17th, 10-10:45 AM, at Christ the King RC Church, 200 Windsor Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where all are invited to his Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM.  Interment, Baptist Cem., Haddonfield, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 915 Haddon Ave., Camden, NJ 08103 or to Rotary Club of Haddonfield Foundation, PO Box 383, Haddonfield NJ 08033.

Doris R. Grant

Age 91 of Haddonfield

(nee Robinson) On February 6, 2018; age 91; of Haddonfield, NJ, formerly of Moorestown and Ocean City, NJ; peacefully passed away in her home, at Brandywine Senior Living.  Predeceased by her beloved husband, Norman L. Grant, MD in 2006; loving mother to son Mark N. Grant and his wife, CarrieJen, of New Providence, NJ; cherished Grandmother to James (Emma), Timothy and Sarah, and Great Grandmother to Elise Jane Grant.  Survived by sister-in-law Nancy Robinson and many nieces and nephews.

Services and interment private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 200 Southeast First Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 will be greatly appreciated.

Henry “Harry or Enrico” J. Pezzato

Age 84 of Magnolia, NJ

On February 9, 2018, age 84, of Magnolia, NJ, Beloved husband of Carole (nee Rizzo); Loving father of Bob (Phyllis) of Great Meadows, NJ, Larry (Charlene) of Blackwood & Dan (Karen) of Medford; Cherished grandfather of: Melissa (Chris), Matthew, Jessica, Michelle, Ryan, Jackie & Jonathan and Treasured great-grandfather of Charlie.

Henry’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 10-10:45 AM, at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where his Memorial Service will follow at 11 AM.  Interment, private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Henry may be made to the Charity of One’s Choice.

Raymond M. Cipolla

Age 65 of Haddonfield

On Feb. 9, 2018, age 65 of Haddonfield, NJ.  Beloved husband of Theresa (nee Lane).  Loving father of Katherine and Rachel, and stepfather of Christopher Saddler.  Dear brother of Francis Renzi, Jennifer Fletcher and Pasquale Cipolla. Raymond is also survived by nieces, nephews, many friends and his beloved pets, Harry and Maggie.  

In his earlier years, Ray was an actor and was involved with the Walnut Street Theater, Society Hill Play House and the Hedgerow Theater in Media, PA. Previously he owned “Tickles” a comedy Production Company.  His hobbies included Martial Arts, repairing antique watches, being a loyal Philadelphia Eagles fan and being “The Greatest Softball Dad”.  

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 10 to 10:45 AM at Christ the King RC Church, 200 Windsor Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where his Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM. Interment will be private.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to:  Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr. #300, Marlton, NJ 08053.  

Samuel David Hanger

Age 89 of Ocean City, NJ formerly of Haddonfield & New Lisbon, NJ

On Feb. 4, 2018, Age 89, of Ocean City, NJ, formerly a longtime resident of Haddonfield & New Lisbon, NJ. Dear brother of Ryland T. Hanger. Beloved uncle of Maryanne Hanger of Camden, NJ, Virginia Hanger of Berkeley, CA, Joanne Hanger of Gloucester City, NJ and Annamae Ingenito of Lake Wales, FL.

Mr. Hanger graduated from Haddonfield Memorial HS and Glassboro State College.  He was a Teacher in Haddon Heights Public Schools for 25 years.  He had been an active member of Haddonfield Grace Church and its Choir for over 25 years and then became a member of Holy Trinity Church in Ocean City for 17 years.  Additionally, Mr. Hanger was a Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America for 15 years.

Mr. Hanger’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 10-10:45 AM at Grace Episcopal Church, 19 Kings Hwy. East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where his Service will follow at 11 AM.  Interment Private.