Margaret W. “Peg” Haines

Margaret W. “Peg” Haines, age 95 of Pilesgrove, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Friends Village with her family at her side. Peg was born on November 25, 1921 to A. LaDow Walker and Margaret Walker. She was raised in Haddonfield, NJ and graduated in 1939 from Haddonfield Memorial High School and then a private business school. She was employed by First Camden National Bank and Trust Company. In 1942, she married Neil Haines, an army officer, and traveled with him to army bases in the country for the remainder of World War II. Peg was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woodstown.

Peg is survived by her daughter, Paula Dick (& Rev. John) of Middletown, OH; her sons, Jeffrey (& Pamela) of Andover and Christopher of Basking Ridge; her grandchildren, Andrew (& Lauren) and Jamie Dick, Timothy and Phillip Haines, and Julie (& Joe) Hiles; her great-granddaughters, Julia and Savannah; her sister, Marian Stephens of Wappingers Falls, NY; and her daughter-in-law, Linda Shaw. In addition to her parents, Peg was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Neil, in October of 2004; her stepmother, Edith McGill Walker; and her son, Alan, in March of 2010.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 15th in the First Baptist Church, 117 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit from 1 PM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Gifts may be made in memory of Peg Haines to the First Baptist Church of Woodstown, 117 S. Main St., Woodstown, NJ, 08098. Please reference the “Capital Campaign” with your donation.

Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

 

 

Irene H. Horvath

Irene H. Horvath, (nee. Steber) age 87 of Roebling passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2017, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Born in Beaver Meadows, Pa., Irene resided in Roebling for the last 75

years.

She was the daughter of the late John and Sue (Wandishin) Steber.

Irene was a member of Saints Francis and Clare Parish, the Altar Rosary

Society, and a member of the ILGWU for many years.

She was a loving and dedicated daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and

great -grandmother. Irene’s sparkling eyes and loving smile will be missed

by all who loved her.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Robert) Hendricks, a son Paul (Rene)

Horvath, six grandchildren, Paul Horvath, Jessica (Brent) Donahue, Ashley

(Michael) Murawski, Nina (Reece) Woolston, Alexa (Jon) Herold, Connor

Horvath, four great-grandchildren, Parker and Avonlea Murawski, Mairead

Irene Donahue, and Hudson Herold, one sister, Helen Dubow, one brother,

Bernard

(Joan) Steber, sisters-in-law, Joan Steber, Rose Caruso, Barbara Horvath,

and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, a son David, a brother Paul

Steber, and brother-in-law Joseph Dubow.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 18th at 12 Noon in Holy

Assumption Church, 1290 Hornberger Avenue, Roebling, NJ. Burial will follow

in the parish cemetery.

A viewing will take place on Saturday morning from 10 to 11:30 AM at Dennison

Funeral Home, 214 West Front Street, Florence, NJ Memorial contribution can

be made in her memory to the Food Pantry of Saints Francis and Clare Parish.

Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

 

 

 

Doug VanMeter

Doug G. VanMeter, age 50 of Alloway, died suddenly on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Norristown, PA.

Born and raised in Cohansey, he was the son of the late George & Katherine VanMeter. Doug was a 1984 graduate of Cumberland Regional High School, and he worked on the family farm for many years until recently when he worked as a mechanic for M. Davis & Sons. He was a member of the Alloway Township Veterans Association, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and throwing darts and horseshoes. Doug was a hard-working and funny guy who loved being with his family and friends.

Doug is survived by his son, Devin; his daughter, Ashley; his twin daughters, Mikele and Kelsey; his girlfriend, Betsy Burden; his brothers, Dave, Gary, and Donnie; many nieces and nephews, and his extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 15th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM and on Wednesday morning from 10 AM until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

 

Claire L. Telsey

Claire L. Telsey passed away February 8, 2017 after a short illness. She was the beloved wife of Norman Telsey; mother of Yona, Albert, Benjamin and Adam; grandmother of Sabrina, Michelle, Jason, Zachary, Sarah, Matthew, Samuel, Alexander, Rachael, Brianna and Leah; and great grandmother to Benjamin, Jakob, Braxton, Asher, Daniel, Ciara, Diamond and Jeremiah.

Claire and Norman were married for 65 years. She was a wonderful wife and mother and an accomplished fiber artist, reader, cook and health enthusiast. Many of her fiber works were displayed in museums.

Claire learned to fly an airplane, traveled on the Queen Elizabeth 2, raced Mercedes Benz automobiles, made her own clothes, ran 10k road races and watched lots of kids and grandkids play sports, appear in plays and recitals. She loved to listen to her kids and grandkids tell her stories of their day and adventures.

Services will be held Sunday February 12, 2017at Hillel Beth-Hillel Abraham Temple, 547 Irving AvenueMillville, NJ  08332 12:30pm receiving, 2pm funeral service/eulogies, followed by a catered event at temple after the burial Burial will be at

Alliance Cemetery 970 Gershall Avenue Norma, NJ Donations in memory of Claire L. Telsey to the following local charity in lieu of gifts or flowers would be deeply appreciated  Donation in memory of Claire L Telsey  C/o The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation, Inc. 91-A South Virginia Avenue (Rte 130) Carneys Point, NJ 08069
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Everett E. Poole, Jr.

Everett E. Poole, Jr., age 89 of Upper Pittsgrove, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born and raised in Clarksboro, NJ. Everett served in the United States Army. He retired from Mobil Oil and was self-employed as a welder. He farmed all of his life. He enjoyed horseback riding and hunting and being outside as much as possible, and he instilled these same loves in his family. He worked for Cowtown Rodeo for many years.

Everett is predeceased by a brother, Marvin Poole, and is survived by a sister, Janice Vellutato (husband James). He was also predeceased by his son Charles E. Poole, his wife, Elizabeth Poole (Gardner), and his granddaughter, Beverly Poole. He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Rosemary Poole, granddaughter Amanda Peraset and husband Jonathon, granddaughter Dana Barrett, great-granddaughters Jessica Tural, Patricia Moore, Kaitlyn Barrett, Kristen Knox, and great-grandsons John Barrett III and Frankie Ferretti IV.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday February 16th from 4-8pm at the Clayton Elks Lodge , 132 S. Broad St., Clayton, NJ, 08312. Burial will be private. Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

Edythe M. Van Valkenburg

Edythe M. Van Valkenburg, age 80 of Pilesgrove, died Thursday, February 2, 2017, in her home by her husband’s side.

Edythe was the daughter of the late William & Florence (Deets) McClelland. She was a 4-H leader and a Third Star Fiber Guild member. She enjoyed working the family homestead with her husband and cooking large meals for her family, to whom she was devoted.

Edythe is survived by her husband of 40 years, Wayne; her daughters, Linda (& Thomas) Buzby and Debbie (& Bill) Traynor; her sons, Robert (& Mari) Stephens, Dan (& Barb) Stephens, and Gary (& Patricia) Van Valkenburg; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sons, Cory Stephens and Mark Van Valkenburg.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, February 7th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit from 10 AM until the time of service. Burial will be in Lawnside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salem County 4-H Leaders Association, 51 Cheney Rd., Suite 1, Woodstown, NJ 08098.

Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

Muriel Huskey

At sunset on Monday, January 30, Muriel Huskey, 94, of Pilesgrove, NJ, left us to be among the stars in the heavenly sky to join her beloved husband, Johnnie. She was at her home that she had designed and loved, surrounded by her loving family. Muriel was born in Liberty, NY at the foot of the Appalachian mountains, and grew up in Northern New Jersey. Upon graduating high school and before she married, she was an executive secretary in New York City. Muriel and Johnnie settled in Bergen County to be close to family and raise their children. Muriel later became a manager in a major department store.

Upon retiring, resettling in Pilesgrove fulfilled their dreams of open spaces and farm life. They were soon followed by their children and grandchildren. Muriel loved traveling, the beach, gardening, fishing, crabbing, and camping, but most of all spending time with her family. Everyone was greeted with a smile, nobody was a stranger and friends were treated like family.

Muriel is survived by her daughter, Edel and husband Mark; daughter Eileen and husband Bob; grandchildren Kevin and wife Amy, Kathleen, Sean and wife Jeanaye, and great-grandchildren Rebecca, John, Aidan, Austin, and Arthur.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, following her love of children, the family suggests any contributions in her memory be made to Saint Jude Children’s Hospital.

Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

 

 

Janet Ellen Foster

Janet Ellen Foster, nee Price, age 73 of Woodstown, died peacefully at Friends Village with her daughter by her side on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

Janet was a 1962 graduate of Woodstown High School and a 1996 graduate of Owens Institute of Massage and Holistic Sciences. She owned and operated Stress Handler Massage in Woodstown where she worked alongside her sister, Judy. She was an avid reader, and she always had a book with her. She also enjoyed sewing.

Janet was predeceased by her parents, Bernie & Dorothy (Leatherwood) Price of Pilesgrove; her sister, Virginia L. Sparks of Sharptown; and her brother, William “Jerry” Price of Florida. She leaves behind three children, Bruce A. Foster (Terri) of Mannington; Susan L. Sickler (Jeff) of Pilesgrove; and Steven L. Foster (Melissa) of Pilesgrove; her grandchildren, Benjamin Sickler, Casey Sickler, Joshua Foster, Jessica Foster, and Lindsey Foster. She is also survived by her sister, Judy Reifsneider of Penns Grove.

A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 28th in Lawnside Cemetery, Rt. 40 & Rt. 45, Pilesgrove. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 90 Market St., Salem, NJ, 08079. Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

Lester “Bucky” Strang

Watch Journey of Remembrance Video TributeLester Stanley “Bucky” Strang, age 90 of Elmer, died Sunday, January 22,

2017 in Hammonton Center.

Born in Elmer, he was the son of the late Lester E. & Mildred (Wright)

Strang. Lester was a graduate of Bridgeton High School and Bucknell

University. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII. He owned and operated Strang Transportation and later worked as a real estate broker. Lester was a member of Elmer Rotary, the Elmer Hospital Board of Directors, and the Elmer School Board of Education. He had been a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Elmer where he served as trustee, choir director, and youth group leader.

He is survived by his daughter, Susan Schaller; his son, Douglas (& Joan)

Strang; his daughter, Lisa (& Bob) Carll; his daughter, Sharon (& Ken)

Litwak; his grandchildren, Heather Baity, Norbert Schaller, Jr., Michael

Schaller, Maureen Prohowich, Amy Pancoast, Joel Strang, Meagan Strang, Seth Carll, Kimberly Carll, and Michelle Helms; and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Betty (nee Thompson) in May of 2016, and his brother, Donald Strang.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 30th in the H.T.

Layton Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit from 9 AM until 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Chestnut

Grove Cemetery in Elmer. Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

 

April Lee Hiles

Watch Journey of Remembrance Video TributeApril Lee Hiles, age 32 of Pennsville, formerly of Woodstown, died Saturday, January 21, 2017 in her home with her family by her side.

Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of Martin Sr. & Sandra ( Herscher) Graham. April was a 2003 graduate of Woodstown High School. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Edward W. Hiles, Jr.; her children, Hunter and Savannah; her brother, Martin Jr.; and additional family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 28th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home. Friends are invited to visit from 9 AM until the start of service. Burial will follow the service in Lawnside Cemetery in Pilesgrove.

Please visit www.htlayton.com to leave a note of condolence to the family.