LIFE . milestones
Bob Shryock: Lee Whitaker shares his love for Christian music
WhitakerLee Whitaker, a Haddon Heights resident who plays guitar and sings in the praise band at United Methodist Church in Pitman, is an unusually busy guy whose life is driven by his love for Christian music. The retired 33-year Merchantville schoolteacher performs songs from his new CD release, “Alabaster Jar,” Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. at a free concert at Haddon Heights Community Center, with proceeds benefiting Interfaith Caregivers.
Sister Mary De Angelis, former principal in Merchantville, dies

srmarySister Mary De Angelis, 92, former teacher and principal at St. Peter School in Merchantville, died Sept. 22 at St. Joseph Hall, Villa Walsh, Morristown, N J. From 1975-78, Sister Mary taught eighth grade at St. Peter School. In 1980, she became principal at the school, serving in that position until 1988. Born in Baltimore, Sister Mary entered the Religious Teachers Filippini on July 3, 1932.

Edward Jungblut

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.

Resident earns scholarship
The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) announced the 2013 recipients of the Association’s James R. Leva Scholarship, Excellence in Diversity Scholarship and Trade and Vocational School Scholarship awards. Jason J. Ramos of Merchantville received the Trade and Vocational School Scholarship, valued up to $6,000. The award is given
The Park

The Park Theatre, 31 W. Park Avenue, in Merchantville. Mark Collins says his father spoke fondly of the Park Theatre when he was growing up in Merchantville during the 1930's-1950's and came across a website Cinema Treasures where it is listed in the 1926 Film Daily Year Book

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