Jeffrey (Jeff) J. Babb, 74, passed away on November 11, 2022 at Virtua Voorhees surrounded by family. Jeff was born in Reading, PA, graduated from St. Joseph's University in 1970 with a BS in Accounting and went on to become a commercial loan officer at Bank of Pennsylvania in Reading, and later a Vice President in Commercial Lending for PSFS in Philadelphia. Jeff moved his family to Cherry Hill, NJ, before settling in Merchantville in 1997, where he has resided ever since. He was an active member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and held positions there as an usher and as a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his loving companion, Madeline McCausland, his son Michael (Xochitl Luna), daughter Sharon (Kevin Wanamaker), beloved sisters Virgina Keller and Jacqueline Bonanno, three step-children Kimberly Luca (Robert), Robert Sochor (Danielle), and Tracey Van Dillen (Paul), and grandchildren: Judith and Ryan Wanamaker, Gabriela and Margaret Babb, Kevin and Daniel Luca, Robert, Brendan and Ava Sochor, and Sarah and Emily Van Dillen, as well as many godchildren and beloved nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit with the family Wednesday, November 16th from 6 to 8 pm and again Thursday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 am at the Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home, 33 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am, Thursday, November 17th at St. Peter RC Church, 43 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Full obituary.
Ellen M. Miller, longtime Pennsauken and Merchantville resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. She was 92. She will be lovingly remembered as a thoughtful and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. Ellen was a beloved nursery school teacher at Respond Inc. in Merchantville for many years before retiring in 1995. She was also a longtime member of St. Peter RC Church. She enjoyed reading and listening to music. Wife of the late Ernest Miller; grandmother of the late Christopher Hastings; sister of the late Joan Ollek, Joseph, Edward, and Charles Minnichbach, she is survived by her four loving children, Joann D’Urbanis (Robbie), Tom Miller (Kathy), Kathy Shaloo (Jack), Michele Hastings- Quinif ( Kevin); six adored grandchildren, Patrick, Kevin, Ashley, Michael, Erin, Peter; two cherished great-grandchildren, JJ and Kiana; and several nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 am, Friday, November 18th at St. Peter RC Church, 43 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Full obituary.
Ellen Jane Salmon (nee Hare), 84, passed peacefully on 10/12/22. Married to her Moorestown High School sweetheart, Albert (predeceased), for 60 years, she was happiest when surrounded by her children Cindy Newcomb (Bob), Steve Salmon (Pat) and Anne Schuler (Bob), 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, multiple nieces, nephews, and her beloved friends and church fellow members. Her love of travel took her from NJ to Florida, England, Alaska and Hawaii and many other places too numerous to mention. Her love of scrapbooking was a testament to her love of travel and was a source of great enjoyment amongst her family to see how many pictures can fit into one small house! Funeral service will be held 11 am, Tuesday, October 18th at the Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home, 33 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's research. Full obituary.
Andrew Donohue, born and raised in Merchantville, passed away on August 8, 2022. He was tall, smart, charming, and outgoing. In his core, he had a wonderful soul and would never hurt anyone, bully anyone emotionally or physically. Andrew was quick to volunteer whether it be at the local school, firehouse and with community projects. He could and would work tirelessly and always wound up in the middle of things. Andrew had a gift for computers and was employed as an IT professional. Andrew's last act and gift to the world was that as an organ donor, enabling him to save or improve the lives of many others. He is survived by his parents, Kris and Michael, his siblings Sean and Laura, his sister-in-law Julia, 14 aunts and uncles, 22 cousins, and many, many friends. Visitation is Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Falco, Caruso & Leonard Pennsauken Funeral Home. Full obituary.
Matthew C. Petronis Jr., of Pennsauken passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on August 3, 2022 at 67 years. Beloved husband of Patricia "Pat" (nee Vokes); Devoted father of Mary Catherine (Nicholas) Kolb and Regina Petronis; Cherished grandfather of Noah Kolb; Dear brother of Christine (Joseph) Nardello and Robert (Debra) Petronis; Also survived by many loving brother and sister in laws, nieces and nephews. Prior to retirement, Matt was a proud member of Philadelphia Union Local #14 and was elected as the Credit Union president for many years. His sense of humor was unmatched, he was the life of the party and a great joke teller. He dedicated many years to his church, St. Stephens. Relatives & Friends are invited to the Visitation and Funeral on Tuesday, August 9th from 9:00 to 12:00 at Falco Caruso & Leonard Funeral Homes in Pennsauken. A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. Full obituary.
John "Jack" R. Dillon, III passed away peacefully on June 5, 2022 at Virtua Hospital in Mt. Holly, NJ. Born in Camden to John R. And Cecilia M. Dillon, John was 74 years old. He was a resident of Moorestown for the last 24 years and formerly lived in Merchantville & Pennsauken. Husband of 51 years to Marion D. (nee Max) Dillon. Loving father of John (Laura) Dillon IV and Brian (Melissa) Dillon. Cherished Pop Pop to Patrick, Ryan, Kayla and Krista. Dear brother of Michael L. (Marie) Dillon, Carol M. (Matthew) Berghof and the late James M. (Christine) Dillon. Jack served his country in the National Guard during the Vietnam War and was 1st Vice President Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley in Mt. Laurel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jack's memory to the Camden County College Foundation at www.camdencc.edu/donate. To share your fondest memories of Jack, please visit www.givnish.com