Joan Brennan

Joan Brennan

Diane Lovell, 55, of Merchantville, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She was born to Eileen Meyers (Huth) and the late Harry Meyers on September 26, 1958 in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife of William H. Lovell Jr. for 18 years. In addition to her husband, William, she is survived by her mother, Eileen Meyers; two stepchildren Diana Lovell and Billy Lovell; a daughter, Danielle Press; a son, Robert Press; a brother, Harry Meyers and family; and a brother, Steven Meyers and spouse.

Suddenly on July 2, 2014, age 24, of Merchantville, NJ. She is survived by her mother Theressa (Terry) Irvin-Turner, stepfather Henry Leon Turner, father James Edward Irvin, brother Mark (Monica) Frieson, sister Tene (fiancée Devon Simmons), girlfriend Antoinette Harris, stepdaughter Sanaa Harris, 3 nieces Reyna, Angelina, and Jada, one nephew Dominic, and a host of stepbrothers, stepsisters, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

An upcoming event will bring together graduates of a long-closed Catholic girls high school in Haddonfield. But the guest of honor will have a unique tie to St. Mary of the Angels Academy, founded in 1945 in a converted house off North Kings Highway. It's the Blessed Mother — or more specifically, her statue.Graduates of the former St. Mary of the Angels Academy in Haddonfield are invited to a mass and statue dedication at Bishop Eustace Prep School, Route 70, Pennsauken at 1 p.m. May 18. A reception will follow in Morgan Hall at Christ the King Church, Haddonfield. Anyone planning to attend should contact Geri Egizi Borbe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Barbara Smith Johnston, 81, of Cherry Hill, a social worker for Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Hammonton, N.J., and the Merchantville School District, died of complications from a stroke Thursday, March 6, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. 

On February 18, 2014. Age 82. Of Merchantville. (nee Conley). Predeceased by her husbands Joseph J. Fallon, Sr. and Clarence Walker. Loving mother of James Fallon (Beth) and Joseph J. Fallon, Jr. (Mary Ann). Cherished grandmother of Taryn Cucinotta (Mark), Corey Richmann (Eric), Andrew Fallon, Sara Fallon (Kevin Louis) and Brett Fallon. Cherished great grandmother of Cameron, Ella, Aiden, Liam, Joey and Riley. Dear sister of the late Albert Conley. Also survived by her devoted niece, Joyce Henry.

Karen Salmon Klarman, 62, a public schoolteacher in Merchantville and then in Pennsauken from 1992 to 2010, died of lung cancer on Sunday, Jan. 19, at her home in Cherry Hill. Born in New York City, she graduated from Freeport (L.I.) High School in 1969, earned a bachelor's in sociology at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, N.Y., in 1973, and later a master's in the art of teaching from Marygrove College in Detroit.

On November 1, 2013, age 61, of Merchantville, NJ. He was the beloved husband of Carol (nee Wahl) and father of Robert and Joy Resor. He is also survived by three sisters: Hope Bruens, Holly Johnson, and Roberta Dillon. Randy was a policy advisor for the Office of the Undersecretary for Transportation Policy, US Department of Transportation in Washington, DC. Prior to that he was Vice President and a consultant for Zeta Tech Associates in Cherry Hill. He was a published author and well known speaker. He loved railroading.

Suddenly, on November 13, 2013 (nee Drumm). Beloved wife of the late Robert; Devoted mother of Donald, Lauren, Kristen, Brenda and Robert; Loving daughter of Alice & Donald Drumm, Cherished daughter in law to Helena DuRocher, Dear sister of Timothy (Tina) Drumm, Joan (Mike) Salton and Maureen; Caring grandmother of Alexander, Mikayla. Visitation on Tuesday, 11/19 and Wednesday 11/20. Falco/Caruso & Leonard Pennsauken Funeral Home. Obituary

Edward Jungblut of Merchantville passed away into God's loving and eternal care Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees. He was 83. Born in Beverly, he lived there and in Riverside, before moving to Merchantville. Mr. Jungblut was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and was a retiree from the Pennsylvania Railroad, where he worked for many years. He was a ham radio operator and enjoyed watching military action movies on the history channel. An outdoorsman, he also liked crossword puzzles and watching the Philadelphia Phillies games.

Nina Scarpa, 63, a retired teacher from Merchantville, said she went to her municipal office last week to get a marriage-license application for herself and her longtime partner, Denise Menzel, 60, a nurse. She said she was told, however, that she could not yet get one, by directive of the state. Scarpa said she and Menzel want to wed "as soon as possible. Hey, we've been waiting 35 years."

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