Ada S. Foulkes

Age: 98 of Medford Leas, NJ

(nee Shivers)  On Oct. 6, 2022, age 98, former longtime resident of Collingswood, NJ; wife of the late R. Earl Fagin and the late John L. Foulkes; Beloved mother of Diane F. Cheeseman (Bill) of Leonardtown, MD and Kenneth R. Fagin (Debbie) of Collingswood, NJ; Loving grandmother of Jennifer Trost (Tom), Eric Fagin (Jennifer) and Scott Fagin (Melissa); great grandmother of Tyler Trost, Evan Trost, Connor Fagin, Christian Fagin, and Eliana Fagin and dear sister of Marietta (John) Brownell.

Ada will also be sorely missed by many extended family members and friends.

Ada graduated, from Glassboro State Teachers College (Rowan) in 1946 and began her career as an Elementary School Teacher in Cherry Hill (’46-50) before moving to the Collingswood’s Zane North School; where she taught for over 30 years, retiring in 1986.  She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Haddonfield, the Haddonfield Chapter of the D.A.R., the Nat’l Education Assoc. and a lifetime member of the NJEA.  Ada was also very involved with Haddon Grange #38, Camden County Pomona Grange, NJ State & Nat’l Grange.

Ada’s family will hold a graveside service at a later date. For updates, please check here:

In lieu of flowers, Ada requested donations in her honor be made to her church (,  the Haddonfield D.A.R, c/o Terry Brasko, 26 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade, NJ  08052-2633, or to the Arthritis Foundation.