The Rev. Carl W. Halvorsen, 87, of Moorestown, died Saturday, Jan. 26.
Rev. Halvorsen was senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Moorestown for more than a decade prior to his retirement. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a pharmacist mate.
Halvorsen was the husband of the late Marcella L. (nee Dillon); father of the Rev. Douglas C. Halvorsen, of Mount Laurel; Dr. Philip R. Halvorsen, of Richland, WA; Kimberleigh M. Bergen, of Medina, OH; Mark D. Halvorsen, of Kingsport, TN; and Roderick T. Halvorsen, of Santa, ID. He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the First United Methodist Church, Camden and Pleasant Valley avenues, in Moorestown, followed by a private interment at Oakland Cemetery in Philadelphia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Evergreens Campus Renewal, c/o 309 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057.
Condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomemoorestown.com.
Courtesy of Lewis Funeral Home