Norman T. Robinson, Jr.

Norman T. Robinson, Jr., age 102 and a lifetime resident of Pilesgrove, died Saturday, April 29, 2017 in his home with his family by his side.

Son of the late Norman T. Sr. & Sarah Abbott Robinson, Norman was a 1932 graduate of Woodstown High School. Following high school, he worked on the family dairy farm. In 1943, he started his insurance agency, and in 1967, he and his wife opened Four Seasons Campground. Starting with 15 campsites, it has grown to over 500 sites with four generations of family operation.

Norman was very active in the community. He was a lifetime member of Pittsgrove Baptist Church and a member of the Elmer Grange since 1930, where he served as a past master. He had served as deputy of the Salem County Grange for 7 years, treasurer of the NJ State Grange for 8 years, and secretary of the NJ State Grange for 30 years. He was also the founder and charter scout master of the Daretown Boy Scout Troop #60 in 1943, and later became the chairman of the South Jersey Boy Scout Camping committee. He was a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Woodstown. He spent many summers at Joe’s Pond in West Danville, VT, and he was active in the West Danville United Methodist Church and the Rotary Club of St. Johnsbury, VT.

Norman is survived by his wife of 25 years, Charlotte M. Black Robinson; his son & daughter-in-law, John A. “Jack” & Libby Robinson; his grandson, John A. Robinson, II; his granddaughter, Carol Evans; and his great-grandchildren, Johnny and Katie Robinson, and Benjamin and Abigail Evans. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Rose McGowan Robinson, in July of 1990.

Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, May 2nd in the Pittsgrove Baptist Church, 368 Daretown Rd., Daretown, where friends are invited to visit from 10 AM until the time of service. Burial will follow the church service in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Norman’s memory to Daretown Boy Scouts Troop #60, High Adventure Camping Scholarship fund, c/o George Sabol, 12 Lantern Rd., 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.

 

Stephen L. Harrell

Watch Journey of Remembrance Video TributeStephen L. Harrell, age 61 of Upper Pittsgrove Twp., died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in his home with his wife by his side.

Born in Salem County, he was the son of the late Joseph A. & Virginia W. (Strickland) Harrell. Stephen was a 1974 graduate of Woodstown High School. He owned and operated Woodstown Electronics and Radio Shack in Woodstown for 35 years. He also owned a second Radio Shack in Lumberton from 2010 to 2013. Recently he was the fleet maintenance and technology coordinator for S.J. Trucking in Woodstown and started his laser etching business at home. He was a business man and a computer expert with a knack for gadgets. He enjoyed shooting sporting clays at Quinton Sportsman’s Club on Sundays, and he enjoyed gardening and traveling with his wife.

Stephen is survived by his wife of 30 years, Nancy L. (Croxton) Harrell; his brother, Joseph Dennis Harrell; and his min-pins, Chloe and Chanel.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 29th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, where friends are invited to visit from 6 to 8 PM Friday evening and from 10 to 11 AM Saturday morning. Burial will follow the funeral service in Lawnside Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in Stephen’s memory to the Cumberland County SPCA, 1244 N. Delsea Dr., Vineland, NJ 08360. 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.

 

Farrell R. Crouse, Sr., MD

Farrell R. Crouse, Sr., MD, age 84 of Pilesgrove, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017, in the Memorial Hospital of Salem County, Mannington, NJ.

Born in Sparta, NC, and raised in NC and Salem County, he was the son of the late Claude S. & Zora M. (Irwin) Crouse. Dr. Crouse is survived by his son, Farrell R. Crouse, Jr., Esq.

Dr. Crouse was a graduate of Penns Grove High School, the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, now the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He specialized in psychiatry and served his patients for 54 years before his retirement.

Funeral services will be private at the request of his family. 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.

 

 

Naomi A. Magsam

Naomi A. Magsam, age 88 of Salem County and Ellenton, FL passed away on Easter Day, April 16, 2017. Raised in Elsinboro, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Naomi Miller Atkinson. She was the beloved wife of Lewis Magsam, Jr. for 70 years, and the loving mother to Linda Dawson (Rulon “Buddy”) of Swedesboro, Richard Magsam (Mitzi) of Gretna, NE, Lewis Magsam, III (deceased). She was the best grandmom to six grandchildren, Michael, Krista, Claudine, Erica, Alyssa, and Keira and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Abi, of DE and a brother, Russell (Linda) of Quinton, and former daughter-in-law Ingrid of FL.

She was predeceased by siblings Charles, Clifford, Robert, Thomas, and June.

Naomi graduated from Salem High School and was a member of the Quinton Methodist Church. Raising her family in Elsinboro and Quinton, she became very active with the Elsinboro PTA and the Quinton Methodist Church, serving as treasurer for both. She worked a few years for Acton Insurance Agency in Salem. Upon retirement, she and her husband Lewis lived in an RV a couple of years traveling the states before settling in Ellenton, FL for 20 years; returning to NJ in 2011. While living in FL, she served 10 years as a volunteer for the Manatee Hospital in Bradenton.

Naomi was a kind and giving woman and had a special gift of always remembering family and friends with a card or letter, and especially the children. Naomi was a loving and prideful homemaker that also enjoyed music, flowers, gardening, nature and wildlife, cooking and baking. Everyone always came for her variety of pies at holiday times. Coming home from school, there was always the smell of fresh baked goods that were waiting for us.

Memorial gifts can be made to the Quinton Methodist Church, PO Box 116, Quinton, NJ 08072. A service in her memory may be announced at a later date. 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.

 

 

Ioannis Lagonikos

Ioannis K. Lagonikos, 62, of Sewell, NJ passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 15, 2017 surrounded by his family.

 

Beloved husband of 23 years of Kalliopi (nee Gregoriades); Devoted father of Costas; Loving son of Sophia Christodoulakis and the late Konstantinos Christodoulakis; Dear brother of Irini (Emmanuel) Magriplis and the late George K. Christodoulakis and Rigopoula I. Halkias.

Also survived by his mother-in-law Irene Gregoriades, sister-in-laws Eva (John) Vasilarakis, Christina (Elias) Halkias, Maria Gregoriades, Sophia (George) Christodoulakis, brother-in-law Ioannis Halkias and several nieces and nephews.

 

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend funeral services on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 11am at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 256 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA. Viewing 1 hour prior to service in the church. Interment Lawnside Cemetery, Woodstown, NJ.

 

Please omit flowers.

 

 

Monte J. Tabor

Watch Journey of Remembrance Video TributeMonte James Tabor, age 78, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Fort Pierce, FL. He was born to Clarence W. and Thelma (Bieber) Tabor in Camden, NJ. Mr. Tabor was an Iron Worker with Local 399 for 36 years. He was also a consultant for United Fabricator’s Company and subsidiaries, a family owned business in Camden, NJ. Mr. Tabor was a skilled welder, certified in many welding processes.

Monte attended Palmyra High School and Valley Forge Military Academy. He served in the Marine Corps.

Monte was a gifted wildlife artist, and he was extremely proud of his Native American heritage. In his younger days, he enjoyed coon hunting all over the United States, and was renowned for his champion coon hounds. He was also well known for his deer hunting and fishing skills, from the Jersey Pine Barrens to Florida. Fishing was his passion. He established the Black Water Bass Guide Service and acted as a guide for many years. Monte received several recognition awards for his fishing, including “Best in Species” from Sports Afield, the “Skillful Angler Award” from the State of NJ, and the “Berkley Angler of the Week” award. He was a former member of the Salem County Sportsmen’s Club, and a life member of B.A.S.S. He was also a NASCAR fan and an Eagles fan. Monte was a member of the Haddonfield/Cherry Hill Masonic Lodge #130, was a 32nd degree Mason in the Collingswood consistory, and also was a Shriner in the Trenton Mosque for 51 years.

Monte and his wife, Carol, called Hancock’s Bridge “home”, but they enjoyed spending summers at their home in Ocean View, DE, and winters on Hutchinson Island in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Seldom was Monte seen without his wife, Carol, by his side.

Monte was a generous, compassionate, unforgettable character, and his unique sense of humor drew people to him. He was known for making people laugh and smile. Everyone who knows Monte has a story to tell about him. He was a gentleman and a “man’s man”, admired and respected by his family and friends. He will be sadly missed and forever in the heart of his loving wife, Carol.

He is survived by his wife, Carol (Martin) Tabor; two stepsons, Charles V. Duty, Jr. and Thomas G. Smith, Jr.; his grandson, Brandon Smith; his sister-in-law, Pat Tabor; and his nieces, Jessica Sutton and Tiffany Tabor. He was predeceased by his parents and his younger brother, Mark R. Tabor.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday, April 28th in the H.T. Layton Funeral Home, where friends are invited to visit from 12 PM until 1 PM. Burial will follow the service in Hancock’s Bridge Methodist Cemetery in Harmersville.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Lucie Hospice House, 5090 Dunn Rd., Fort Pierce, FL, 34981.

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.

 

Steven J. Kugler

Watch Journey of Remembrance Video TributeSteven J. Kugler of Alloway, NJ passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the age of 67. Loving husband to Patricia Kugler (nee Finlaw); beloved father of Scott Kugler (Jennifer) of Malaga and Douglas Kugler (Jennifer) of Carneys Point; grandfather of Ryan Kugler and Bennett Kugler. He is survived by his brother, John “Jack” Kugler (Christine) of Woodstown and his sister, Marilyn Becker (nee Kugler) (Donald) of Hockessin DE. He is predeceased by his father, William Kugler and mother, Jean Kugler (nee Sparks). Steven served in the Army and was a Vietnam war veteran. He retired from Verizon with 40 years of service. He loved the outdoors, spending time with his grandchildren and was an avid golfer. Friends and relatives are invited to attend his memorial visitation on Tuesday, April 18, from 5-8pm at Layton’s Funeral Home, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, NJ. Private interment will be held at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to either Homes for our Troops (6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780) or American Heart Association (P.O. Box 417005 Boston MA 02241-7005). 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.

 

 

Booth R. Wooten, Jr.

Booth R. Wooten, Jr., age 81 of Woodstown, died Monday, April 3, 2017 in Kindred Hospital in Philadelphia. Booth was born in Oxford, MS to Bessie Brown Wooten and Booth R. Wooten Sr. on July 11, 1935. His family moved to NJ during WW II and he attended Woodstown School. He played tennis and football for WHS and graduated in 1954. After attending a year at Juniata College he began working for DuPont Experimental Station in 1955. In 1956 he married his childhood friend and high school sweetheart, Vetta June Perry.

Booth joined the USAF in 1957 and spent 3 years in Germany. He was a boy scout troop leader, loved playing tennis, jogging, bicycling, riding his Goldwing motorcycle, sailing his Hobie Cat and riding his

Skidoo. He went camping every year with his family.

Booth is survived by his wife of 61+ years, Vetta June Wooten; a son Danny Booth (Sheryl); two daughters, Nancy Ann Walters (Wayne) and Bonnie Jean Turner; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Booth was a loving husband, dad, pop-pop and great-pop-pop. He was a good man. He will be missed by all who knew him. Funeral services were 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.

 

Quentin C. Lange

Quentin C. Lange, age 97 of South Harrison Twp., died Sunday, April 2, 2017 in the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home.

Born and raised on the Lange Farm in Bridgeport, he was the son of the late Ernest & Elizabeth (Magin) Lange. Quentin was an Army Air Corps veteran of WWII. He was a self-employed mechanic, owning and operating Lange’s Garage in Harrisonville. He enjoyed all sports, especially golfing, bowling, and softball. Quentin was an excellent musician, and he mastered many different instruments. He played in several bands, including the Swedesboro Hillbillies and the Four Sharps. He had served his community as both mayor of South Harrison Township and as member of the Harrisonville Fire Company.

Quentin is survived by his daughter, Diane Trovero; his son, Ronald Lange; his nephew, William Lange; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Hannah May in January of 1984; his second wife, Ludwina “Heidi” Lange, in September of 2009; his son, John, in September of 2015; and seven brothers & sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, April 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 with military honors will follow services in Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro. Memorial contributions may be made in Quentin’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517, or visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org

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.

 

Frances M. Pryzwara

Frances M. Pryzwara, age 62 of Pilesgrove, passed away while surrounded by her loving family on Monday, March 27, 2017, in Christiana Hospital.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Marie (Rowan) Sizer and the late Joseph Sizer. She was a member of the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit/St. Joseph’s Church, she enjoyed boating and fishing, and she was an active supporter in her son’s education and sporting events. Fran will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, daughter, mother, sister, and aunt, and will surely be missed by those who love her.

In addition to her mother, Fran is survived by her loving husband and loving son, Frank J. and Maxwell Pryzwara. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her sister, Rosemarie Sizer. She is also survived by her sisters, Mary Ann (John) McGary, Theresa Sizer, Carolyn (Peter) Greco, and Margaret (David) Leib; and her brothers, Joseph (Janet) Sizer and Raymond (Diane) Sizer. Fran is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, April 3rd from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at H. T. Layton Funeral Home, 102 South Main Street, Woodstown, NJ 08098. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, 51 Broad Street, Woodstown, NJ 08098. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer @<https://secure.acsevents.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=strides_donate_now>

Please visit www.htlayton.com to view the Journey of Remembrance honoring Fran’s life, and to leave a note of condolence to the family. Arrangements are by the H.T. Layton Funeral Home & Cremation Service.