Miscellaneous Atlantic County, New Jersey Obituaries - 1999

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Linda L. Urgo
Linda L. Urgo, 41, of Hammonton, died on Saturday, September 11 at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Born in Hammonton, Urgo was a lifelong resident of the Foslom/Hammonton area. She was a graduate of Hammonton High School class of 1977 and was attending Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing where she was majoring in a computer science course. She was employed as a machine operator at the AHP Wyeth-Ayrst Pharmaceutical Co. in Cherry Hill and formerly the Whitehall Laboratories in Hammonton for the past 19 years. Linda loved to travel and her hobbies were gardening, boating and fishing. 
Surviving her are: her husband, Thomas S.; her mother, Louise Killian, of Folsom; three sisters, Kathy Killian, of Ohio, Karen Heredia, of Collings Lakes, and Anna Marsi, of Clementon, NJ; four brothers, Charles Killian, of Folsom, Keith Killian, of Folsom, Kevin Killian, of Folsom, and David Killian, of Mich.; her mother- and father-in-law, Thomas and Betty Urgo, of Hammonton; and a brother-in-law, Steve Urgo, of South Hampton, NJ.
Funeral services were held today at 10 a.m. at the Landolfi Funeral Home in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton.
Arrangements were made by the Landolfi Funeral Home.

Agnes Cappuccio
Agnes Cappuccio, 92, of Hammonton, died Sunday, September 5 at Wm. B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton.
Born in Philadelphia, Cappuccio was a lifelong Hammonton resident. She was a member of the St. Joseph Rosary Altar Society.
Surviving her are: her son, Angelo Cappuccio, of Hammonton; two daughters, Roseann Evangelisti, of Marlton, and Rita Kenny, of Monmouth Beach, NJ; two sisters, Josephine Universe, of Hammonton, and Rose Caruso, of Hammonton; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. 
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, September 8 at St. Martin de Porres RC Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton. 
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home in Hammonton.

Charles E. McGrath
Charles E. McGrath Jr., 83, of the Pleasant Mills section of Mullica Twp. died Friday, September 24 at Wm. B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton.
Born in Elizabeth, NJ, McGrath lived in Lincoln Park, NJ for many years before moving to Pleasant Mills in 1986. He was a retired executive for the Prudential Insurance Company of Newark, where he worked for 35 years, retiring in 1962. He attended Rutgers University for two years. 
McGrath served in the US Army during World War II. He was a past town councilman from 1952 to 1956, and served as Captain of the Fire Department and won an award for building Lincoln Park Lake all in Lincoln Park, NJ. He was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Joseph Church of Lincoln Park. He is the husband of the late Violet M. McGrath (nee McSweeny).
Surviving him are: two sons, William K. McGrath and his wife Diane, of Pleasant Mills, and Dr. Charles E. McGrath and his wife Janice of Independence, Mo.; a daughter, Michele and her husband Randall Butler of Sumerdale, Al.; a brother, James McGrath, of Redondo Beach, Ca.; and he was the loving grandfather of Megan, Charles IV, Sean, Erin, Frank and Billy.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, September 28 at St. Martin de Porres Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton.
Arrangements were made by the Marinella Funeral Home. 

Mary Ann Massi
Mary Ann (Villari) Massi, 52, of Absecon, died Saturday, September 18 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Born in Hammonton, Massi lived in Absecon for nine years. Massi was a self-employed crafter. She formerly worked as a dealer at Harrah’s Casino and was previously employed at Spencer Gifts. Massi was a 1965 graduate of St. Joseph’s High School.
Surviving her are: her husband, Mark A.; her parents, Leon A. and Antoinette Villari, of Mullica Twp.; her sister, Diane Wilson, of N. Cape May; a step-daughter, Mary Jo Massi, of Roebling, NH; her nephew, Robert Friant, of Medford Lakes, NJ; and her niece, Michele O’Neill, of Millville.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated today at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s RC Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Division Atlantic County, 626 N. Shore Road, Absecon, NJ 08201.
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Edith Cappuccio
Edith Cappuccio (nee Centurione), 79, of Hammonton died Tuesday, September 21 at Wm. B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton.
Born in Philadelphia, Cappuccio was a lifelong resident of Hammonton. She was a member of the St. Martin DePorres RC Church in Hammonton. She was the wife of the late S. Paul Cappuccio.
Surviving her are: three sons, Paul Cappuccio and his wife Dorothy, of Hammonton, Anthony Cappuccio, of Hammonton, and David Cappuccio and his wife Barbara, of Folsom; one daughter, Karen Rutter and her husband Chuck, of Williamstown; three brothers, Daniel Centurione, of Mantua, NJ, Carty Centurione, of Hammonton, and Anthony Centurione, of Camp Hill, Pa; seven grandchildren David, Anthony, Paula, Kristi, Stephen, Robert and Paul; and one great-granddaughter, Caroline.
She was predeceased by two grandchildren, Lori and Dean.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, September 25 at St. Martin de Porres RC Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton.
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Rose T. Casiano
Rose T. Casiano (nee Scalia), 54, of Cape Coral, Fla., died Wednesday, September 22 at her residence.
Born in Bronx, NY, Casiano lived in Nesco, Mullica Twp. for many years before moving to Florida. She retired from Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in 1999 after 33 years as an LP Nurse.
Surviving her are: her husband, Pasquale; and her sister, Dolores Neace, of Hammonton.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, September 27 at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Hammonton.
Entombment followed at Calvary Cemetery in Cherry Hill.
Arrangements were made by the Marinella Funeral Home.

Stella B. Sacco
Stella B. Sacco, 93, of Hammonton, died Tuesday, September 21 at Greenbriar Nursing Center in Hammonton.
Born in Hammonton, Sacco was a lifelong resident. Before retiring she worked for St. Martin de Porres RC Church in Hammonton, where she was a member of its Altar Rosary Society. 
Surviving her are: one daughter, Mae G. Sacco, of Hammonton; three sons and their wives, Anthony P. and Judy Sacco, of Hammonton, Nuncie J. and Kathleen Sacco, of Linwood, and Frank B. and Nancy Sacco, of Hammonton; eleven grandchildren, Linda, Janet, Anthony, Nicole, Brian, John, Michael, Stephen, Mark, Frank, and Rose Ann; and eight great-grandchildren, Anthony, Lisa, Stephanie, Frankie, Steven, Sarah, Jessica, and Emily.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, September 24 at St. Martin de Porres RC Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Greenmount Cemetery in Hammonton.
Donations may be made to the Hammonton Rescue Squad, 300 S. Egg Harbor Rd., Hammonton, NJ 08037 or St. Martin de Porres RC Church, 129 Park Ave., Hammonton, NJ 08037. Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Mary E. Perna
Mary E. Perna, 94, of Rosedale, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 29 in the loving arms of her daughter Ellen and granddaughter Donna. 
Perna was a retired sewing machine operator for Hammonton Park Clothes. She owned and operated the Silver Fox Tavern with her husband Dominic from 1943 until 1955. She was a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union. She was a member of St. Joseph’s R.C. church and was a member of its Rosary Altar Society. She was also at volunteer at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. 
Perna is predeceased by her husband, Dominic and her son, Robert.
Surviving her are: her daughter and son-in-law, Ellen J. and Anthony B. Berenato, of Hammonton; her son and daughter-in-law, Rose Perna, of Rosedale; one brother, Carmine “Knute” Donio, of Rosedale; six sisters, Lucy Capuano, of Philadelphia, Margaret Donio, of Rosedale, Edith Donio, of Rosedale, Ann Prejean, of Kerrville, Tex., Catherine DeBlase, of Atco, and Gloria Cappuccio, of Hammonton; 10 grandchildren, Jerry and Michael Berenato, Donna Mauriello, Chris Perna-Saravia, Dominic and Charles Perna, Rosemary Dodimead, Robert, Mark and Christian Perna; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends attended a Memorial Mass on Tuesday, October 5 at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church in Hammonton. Burial followed at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Hammonton.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the National Compassionate Hospice Foundation, 136 Garrett Ave., Suite 2 North, Rosemont, Pa. 19010, or to Our Lady of Lourdes Neonatal Unit, 1600 Haddon Ave., Camden, NJ 08103.
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Anthony P. Perna
Anthony P. Perna, 72, of Berlin, died Sunday, September 26 at Kennedy Hospital in Stratford.
Born and raised in the Rosedale section of Winslow Twp., Perna lived in Berlin and Rosedale for the past 50 years. He was part owner of J&A Jewelry Store in Berlin, along with John Glatts for more than 50 years. He was a retired supervisor from the Lower Camden County Board of Education. He taught high school at Hammonton, Edgewood and Overbrook, retiring in 1976 after 33 years of teaching. He also coached archery at Hammonton High School. He graduated from Glassboro Teachers’ College with a BS and received his Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the US Army during World War II in the Medical Corps. He loved to fly private airplanes.
Surviving him are: his friend of more than 50 years, John Glatts, of Berlin; three sisters, Florence Ordille, of Hammonton, Mildred Ordille, of Rosedale, and Alvera Mellon, of Rosedale.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, September 29 at St. Joseph Church in Hammonton. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hammonton.
Donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Paula Povernick
Paula Povernick, 39, of Weymouth, died on Tuesday, September 28 in Folsom.
Born in Vineland, Povernick was a lifelong Weymouth resident. She was a merchandising clerk for Caesar and Sheraton Hotels in Atlantic City. 
Surviving her are: her husband, Robert, of Buena Vista; two daughters, Michelle A. Povernick and Roxanne Povernick, both at home; her mother, Rose Caywood, of Weymouth; two sisters, Rosemarie and her husband Lee Conaghy, of Collings Lakes and Elizabeth and her husband John Perona, of Elwood; her brother, Paul W. Caywood, of Weymouth; and her sister-in-law, Eleanor Steelman, of Weymouth.
Relatives and friends attended funeral services on Saturday, October 2 at the Carnesale Funeral Home. Burial followed at Weymouth Methodist Cemetery.
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Jasmine Rivera
Jasmine Rivera, 14, of the Totem Village section of Mullica Twp., died Thursday, September 23 at her residence.
Born in Stratford, Rivera lived in Mullica Twp. for the past eight years. She graduated from Mullica Twp. Middle School where she was and honor student, and had attended Oakcrest High School where she played on the Freshman and Junior Varsity field hockey teams. She was a member of the Mullica Twp. track and field team for three years. She leaves behind many friends from Mullica Twp. and Oakcrest High School where she touched everyone’s heart.
Surviving her are: her mother, Caroline Maldonado, of Mullica Twp.; her father, Gregorio Rivera, of Egg Harbor; her step-father, Rojelio Maldonado, of Mullica Twp.; paternal grandparents, Gregorio Rivera Sr. of Puerto Rico and Elisa Astacio, of Egg Harbor; maternal grandparents, Jose Padilla Sr., of Puerto Rico and Edith Rivera, of Egg Harbor; three sisters, Justine Rivera, of Mullica Twp., Lisette Rivera, of Vineland, and Jessica Rivera, of Vineland; and her uncle, Jose Padilla, of Egg Harbor.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, October 4 at St. Joseph Church in Hammonton.
Burial followed at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Berlin.
Arrangements were made by the Marinella Funeral Home.

BMC James I. Quidley USCG (retired)
BMC James I. (Pop) Quidley USCG (retired), 81, of Collings Lakes died Sunday morning September 26 at Cooper Hospital in Camden.
Born in Beauford, NC and was an area resident since 1965. He served more than twenty years in the United States Coast Guard, and was a member of the following fraternal organizations: Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer’s Association Cape May Chapter, the Sudan Temple in New Bern, NC, Franklin Masonic Lodge No. 109 in Beaufort, NC, the American Legion Post No. 186 in Hammonton, Past Patron Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 149 in Williamstown, the Hammonton Senior Citizens, and he attended Methodist church.
Surviving him are: his wife, Estelle H. Quidley (Gorge); three daughters, Wanda Q. Smith, of Newfield, Linda Scola and her husband John, of Hammonton, and Martha Weigel, of Salvo, NC; one son, Curtis R. Leary, of Cary, NC; one brother, William Quidley, of Jacksonville, NC; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends attended funeral services on Wednesday, September 29 at the Carnesale Funeral Home in Hammonton.
Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Hammonton.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, NJ Division 101, South Shore Road, Northfield, NJ 08225.
Arrangements were made by the Carnesale Funeral Home.

Pearl Helena Myers
Pearl Helena Myers (nee Archer), 90, of Hammonton, died Monday, September 27 at Wm. B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton.
Born in Cecil, NJ, Myers matured in Winslow and lived in Ocean City for a little time and was a Hammonton area resident most of her life. She attended Hammonton High School where she excelled in basketball. In her younger days she was an accomplished dancer, being one of only a few who could kick her heels higher than her head. Her dancing specialty was the Polish Polka. She enjoyed fishing, roller skating, camping and outdoor activities. Also, she operated with her husband, Merle, the Ace Campground near Hammonton for 30 years before she became ill.
Surviving her are: her husband, Charles (Merle); two sons, John Myers, of Hammonton, and William Sampson and his wife Jenny, of Hammonton; one daughter, Judith Crescenzo and her husband Jon, of Mays Landing; seven grandchildren, Harry Sampson Jr. and his wife Tracey, of Chesapeake, Md., Christianne Rowe, of Millville, Cheryl Sampson, of Millville, William Sampson Jr., of Hammonton, Jessica Myers, of Elwood, John Myers, of Elwood, Joseph Myers, of Elwood, and Dan Crescenzo, of Mays Landing; and seven great-grandchildren. Myers was predeceased by a son, Harry Sampson and his deceased daughter, Cynthia.
Relatives and friends attended funeral services on Thursday, September 30 at the Landlofi Funeral Home in Hammonton. 
Burial followed at Greenmount Cemetery in Hammonton.
Memorial donations may be made to your local chapter of the American Heart Association.
Arrangements were made by the Landolfi Funeral Home.


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