Jolyne Dalzell

Age 86 of Haddonfield, NJ

On February 12, 2023, after a lengthy illness; Devoted wife of the late Daniel Dalzell; cherished mother of Elizabeth (Ken Kramer) Dalzell & David (Michelle Plochere) Dalzell; adoring grandmother of Liesl, Hattie, Imogen & Gustave; dear sister of Thomas (Nancy) Rocereto.

Born and raised in Scranton, PA, Jolyne was a graduate of Trinity College, DC. She was an elementary school teacher in Cherry Hill before marrying and settling in Haddonfield where she lived for over 50 years as an active member of the community. She served on the Board of Education and was involved in many local groups and organizations including: Haddon Fortnightly, The Gourmet Club, The Questers, and The Haddonfield Garden Club. For many years she was the owner of The Children’s Shop, later taught ESL, and worked at the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia as Director of Visitor Services. She enjoyed theater, playing bridge, tennis, travel, and soft-shell crabs.

Jolyne’s family will receive friends on Thursday, February 23 from 4:00 PM – 7 PM at the Dalzell Home. A memorial mass will be celebrated at Old St. Joseph’s Church, 321 Willings Alley Philadelphia, PA on Friday, February 24 at 10:00 AM. For St. Joe’s parking information please click here.

Interment private. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations in Jolyne’s name may be made to Kingsway Services Adult Program (

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