Age 72 of Cherry Hill, NJ

Edwin Hammell Rouh, Jr. departed this life on July 18th, 2021 at home in Cherry Hill with his family at his side after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Ed was born at Cooper Hospital and grew up in Haddonfield NJ.   He was a 2011 Inductee into the Haddonfield Memorial High School Athletic Hall of Fame for his outstanding performance in baseball and wrestling.  Ed also played baseball at Colgate University where he was offered a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds, but elected to pursue law school instead.   He was a 1977 graduate of University of Virginia School of Law.

Ed spent his entire professional career in Philadelphia, retiring from Glenmede Trust in 2013.   He was an avid golfer and member of Tavistock Country Club and Haddonfield 65 Club.   He was a great reader of history, and no road trip was complete without a visit to a local historical site or museum.   Ed enjoyed travel with his wife including several golf trips to Ireland and to their vacation home in Vermont.  He was a member of the Haddonfield Y’s Men service organization.

Ed leaves to cherish his memory his wife Christy, brother Kenny (Kate) of Jacksonville FL, mother-in-law Marilyn Paul of Whiting, NJ, sister-in-law Jennifer Schmidt (John) of Forked River, NJ, father-in-law David Hack (Linda) of Port St. Lucie, FL, five nieces and two nephews, and a host of cousins and friends around the country.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, from 6 to 8 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where Ed’s Reminiscence Service will be held Thursday, July 22nd at 11 AM.  The service will be streamed via Zoom; please email the funeral home at for the access code.

Ed’s wife would like to thank his healthcare team at Penn Medicine – Goldie Kurtz MD, Thomas Karacic MD, Carlos Madamba MD, Donald O’Rourke MD, David Wilson MD, Martin Igor, ANP, Elizabeth Heisler PA-C for developing a treatment plan that allowed Ed to have a quality of life over the last 14 months.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ed may be made to Samaritan Hospice, Samaritan Gift Processing Center, P. O. Box 71425, Philadelphia, PA 19176-1425, (, or South Jersey Food Bank, 1501 John Tipton Blvd, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110 (