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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Collingswood Mourns Passing of Former Commissioner Marion Flenard

Collingswood Mourns Passing of Former Commissioner Marion Flenard

Flenard, the first woman to serve as a Collingswood borough commissioner, died peacefully at age 87 on Wednesday.
James F. Hamill, Vietnam Vet, Haddonfield Resident, Dies

James F. Hamill, Vietnam Vet, Haddonfield Resident, Dies

Services will be Saturday.
Haddonfield Mourns Mir 'Sarge' Sajid, 42, 7-Eleven Owner, Beloved Community Member

Haddonfield Mourns Mir 'Sarge' Sajid, 42, 7-Eleven Owner, Beloved Community Member

A toy drive in his memory will be held Sunday at the 7-Eleven at 610 N. Haddon Ave., Haddonfield.
Remembering Nelson Mandela

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Share your thoughts about Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life on Patch.
RIP Harold A. Parker, Rush and Parker Construction

RIP Harold A. Parker, Rush and Parker Construction

The 85-year-old Collingswood native helped grow a construction business, was a volunteer firefighter, and is survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren
Camden Activist, Landlord Frank Fulbrook Dies

Camden Activist, Landlord Frank Fulbrook Dies

Fulbrook died at Cooper University Hospital Tuesday morning.
R.I.P. Lay Minister John Franklin 'Frank' Clapp, 77

R.I.P. Lay Minister John Franklin 'Frank' Clapp, 77

Clapp, president of the Collingswood High School Class of 1954, was an active lay minister at several area churches.
R.I.P. James M. Smith, Jr., 66

R.I.P. James M. Smith, Jr., 66

The former Collingswood High School standout quarterback taught high-school marketing classes, wrote grants for low-income kids and left behind a legacy of involvement.
RIP Mabel Smith Cordier

RIP Mabel Smith Cordier

Collingswood's oldest resident passed away just a few days after her 110th birthday.
Iraq War Turns 10, Collingswood Remembers Its Own

Iraq War Turns 10, Collingswood Remembers Its Own

Lance Cpl. Curtis A. Christensen Jr., gave his life in Anbar province on Jan. 11, 2008. He was a Collingswood resident.
Perkins Center Co-Founder Was 'a Pretty Amazing Woman'

Perkins Center Co-Founder Was 'a Pretty Amazing Woman'

Jean Gaasch, 82, passed away at her Moorestown home last weekend. For 40 years, she helped build and strengthen the nonprofit Perkins Center for the Arts.
R.I.P. Sgt. Scott A. Duus (Ret.), 58

R.I.P. Sgt. Scott A. Duus (Ret.), 58

A viewing for the late Collingswood police sergeant and firefighter will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Warne Funeral Home.
High School Hosts Service for Dan Trainer Sunday Afternoon

High School Hosts Service for Dan Trainer Sunday Afternoon

The late youth wrestling program coordinator was beloved of many parents, educators and coaches in Collingswood. His viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Who Was Aaron Swartz, and Why is He Dead at 26?

Who Was Aaron Swartz, and Why is He Dead at 26?

Family members say one of the most prolific minds of the digital age apparently took his own life Friday, a victim of depression and the stress of a trumped-up federal piracy case.
R.I.P. Ralph H. Daugherty, 91

R.I.P. Ralph H. Daugherty, 91

The longtime Collingswood resident was a decorated veteran, Boy Scout leader, and led the charge to erect a monument to those lost in the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Obituary: Jacqueline 'Jacquie' Mathews (nee Kammerer)

Obituary: Jacqueline 'Jacquie' Mathews (nee Kammerer)

Services will be held in Haddonfield this Friday for the 1942 graduate of Collingswood High School.
Mourners Remember Connie Macauley Jr. and Sr. as Generous Friends

Mourners Remember Connie Macauley Jr. and Sr. as Generous Friends

The pair brought more than good drinks and good times to the region, supporting various charitable efforts and making personal connections with their employees.
Funeral Thursday for Connie Mac Jr.

Funeral Thursday for Connie Mac Jr.

Cornelius Patrick "Connie" Macauley Jr. ran the popular Connie Mac's pub in Pennsauken.