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Judge Thomas Feted

Congratulations to Judge Oren Thomas III on his retirement as Municipal Court Judge, a position he has held since 1996. While Judge Thomas officially retired on December 31, 2020, the Borough finally got to fete him and celebrate his 23 years of service to Merchantville at the Community Center on…
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Sherry L. Rodgers

Sherry L. Rodgers from Merchantville, New Jersey, passed away on May 29, 2021, at the age of 48, leaving to mourn family and friends. She was predeceased by her father John Rodgers. She is survived by her sons, Joshua Rodgers and Josh; her mother Debbie Rodgers (Nee Mason); her siblings, Beth Lee, Shannon, Jenn (Joe Bupp), Lisa and Kelsey; and her friend Jocelyn Rhea. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 8th 2021 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Alloway Funeral Home. Full obituary.

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One Of A Kind

Welcome to One Oak Terrace, the historic and charming Carroll House. A rare opportunity exists to own this Impressive 4,800 square foot 6 bedroom, three bath Neoclassical home tucked away in the Nationally Registered Oaks Historic District of Merchantville, NJ. Set foot through the large paneled front door which is set in a marbled recess that is framed by tuscan columns. A grand entry foyer awaits you with its sweeping staircase that wraps around to a second floor curved balcony and second floor hallway with a beautifully detailed wood framed mirror. To the left of the Foyer is a beamed ceiling Living Room with oak trim details and a brick & wood paneled wood burning fireplace. Step through the french doors to a sun filled office. All three rooms contain the original arts & crafts lighting fixtures which also can be found in other rooms of the home. This gracious home is just short walk to downtown shops, restaurant's, a beautiful park, a walking/running/biking path and a just 15 minute commute to Downtown Philadelphia. Merchantville is full of great 19th and early 20th century Architecture and it has been awarded as one of the "Classic Towns" of greater Philadelphia. Come see this impressive home in a small town with memories to offer. Listed by Andy Grant, Peze & Associates.

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Thomas Segrest, Sr.

On May 21, 2021, age 59, of Pennsauken, NJ. He was the beloved father of Michael (Michelle), Philip (Emily), Ashley Siciliano (Michael), Jeremy (Nicole), Debbie Ann Juliano (Jim), Dylan and the late Thomas M. Jr. He is also survived by nine grandchildren; his former wife Debbie (nee Dawson); two sisters Terry Murphy and Donna Bocolo and one brother John Segrest. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Friday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Alloway Funeral Home 315 E. Maple Avenue Merchantville, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM in St. Peter Church Merchantville, NJ. Full obituary.

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Lewis Foulke, Sr.

Lewis H. Foulke Sr., age 94 of Merchantville passed away Monday, May 10, 2021. Born March 9, 1927 in Riverton, to the late William and Alice Foulke, he was a World War II US Army Veteran, NRA member, and had retired from PNC Bank after working as a comptroller for many years. Husband of the late Dolores Foulke; brother of the late Chick Foulke, Robert Foulke, and Norman DeLaney; he is survived by three children, Lewis H. Foulke Jr. (Sharon), Thomas W. Foulke, Kerry Foulke Smith (Marty); five grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. Full obituary.

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Ordination Planned

Bishop Dennis Sullivan will ordain Rev. Mr. Carlo Santa Teresa and Rev. Mr. Steven Bertonazzi to the priesthood on Saturday, May 22nd, at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Mary Mother of Mercy Parish in Glassboro. They are completing seminary studies at Immaculate Conception Conception Seminary, Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., will join the ranks of the presbyterate at the 10:30 a.m. liturgy. Rev. Mr. Santa Teresa, 31, a graduate of Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill, will celebrate his first Mass on Sunday, May 23, 3 p.m. at his home parish of Saint Peter, Merchantville. The faithful are invited to watch and pray with the diocesan community by visiting a livestream broadcast of the Mass on YouTube.com/CamdenDiocese

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Edgar Munro, 101

Edgar F. Munro Sr., 101, of 31 John Deere Lane, Mill Hall, Pa., passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Haven Skilled Rehabilitation Center in Lock Haven, where he had been a resident. Edgar was born, February 8, 1920 in Merchantville, New Jersey and was the son of the late John and Anna Fox Munro. Edgar was married to Dorothy Englert Munro, Dec. 5, 1941, she passed away Sept. 22, 2017. He was a Veteran, serving with the U.S. Army during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater, having received a bronze star. He had worked for Adam Dickey as an auto mechanic for many years and had farmed most of his life. Full obituary.

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William Metzler III

William Brookes Metzler III passed away peacefully at his home in Merchantville on April 24, 2021. Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years Margaret (Zell) Metzler; He was a loving father to William "Billy" Metzler (Susan) and Jonathan Metzler (Leslie); Devoted and proud grandfather of Jonathan, Andrew and Joseph; Dear brother of Jeraldine (Harvey), Mary (Jerry), Anthony and Sabine (Dan). Bill happily and lovingly served his community throughout his life. In recent years, Bill also enjoyed serving the community through volunteering with the Niagara Fire Company and even working as a crossing guard for the children of Merchantville school. In lieu of flowers, contributions in William's name can be made to: Niagara Fire Company 22 E Park Dr. Merchantville, NJ 08109.ATTN: Bill Metzler Memorial Fund. Full obituary.

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Matt Gilliss, 44

Matthew J. Gilliss, D.O. of Haddon Heights, NJ died tragically in a motor vehicle accident in Cherry Hill, NJ during a storm Sunday evening, April 11, 2021. Matt was the youngest child of Dr. Alfred G. "Doc" and Barbara (nee Roller) Gilliss, Jr. and grew up in Merchantville with brothers David and Adam and, sister, Amy. Matt leaves his beloved wife Dr. Heather Crawford and their three treasured children, Gavin, Gabriel and Bella. He was a primary care physician and partner in an Advocare practice in Mt. Laurel, Williamstown and Vineland. Visitation and a memorial mass will take place on Saturday, April 17th. Full obituary.

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Rosemary C. Bradley

Bradley, Rosemary C. (nee Conover), passed away peacefully, on March 15, 2021. She was 82 years old. Rosemary was a true "South Jersey Girl", raised in Kramer Hill and Merchantville where she was a majorette and graduate of the Merchantville High School Class of 1956. She always remained involved in the high school alumni association and reunion planning, with most recently her 65th reunion coming up. She was a longtime employee with New Jersey Bell then AT&T and retired after managing the Cherry Hill and Burlington Phone Center Stores. Rosemary was the cherished daughter of the late James and Rose (nee Hewitt) Conover, daughter-in-law to the late Mason E. Sr. and Anne G. Bradley and former wife of Mason E. Bradley, Jr. (Marlene). Loving mother of Michelle A. Bradley, Mason E. Bradley III and his wife, Tracey and Sandra L. Bradley. Predeceased by her beloved grandson Richard James 'RJ' Vogel. Loving grandmother of Connor Harris, Madison and Nora Bradley and dear great-grandmother of Rjay Michael Vogel. Dearly loved sister of Elmer Conover (the late Bunny), the late James Conover (the late Adella, Jean), the late Ronald Conover (Barbara), and aunt to many nieces and nephews as well as grand & great nieces and nephews. Full obituary.

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Four Wins for Foley

Boston University earned a pair of this week’s Patriot League Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving awards when the League office announced winners on Tuesday. Lehigh and Loyola Maryland both received one award. Greyhounds’ junior Jonathan Brooks earned Patriot League Male Swimmer of the Week, while Lehigh senior Ann Foley,…
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