Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thomas Bernhardt was an instructor at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. A service will be held this weekend.
Wednesday, May 15
Thomas C. Bernhardt, 64, of Mount Laurel, passed away suddenly on May 13, leaving behind many who loved and mourn him. Thomas was a graduate of Moorestown High School, class of 1967. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from West Virginia University. He was director of advanced pharmacy practice experiences and an instructor in clinical pharmacy for the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, a position he held proudly for 34 years, and from which he received an Honorary Alumnus Award in 2010. He is also past president (1989-90) of the NJ Pharmaceutical Association. Thomas was the loving husband of Pamela (nee Nims); father of Erin (James) Sauer and Andrea Bernhardt; doting grandfather to Matthew, Olivia and Joseph…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Samuel David Mayberry Sr. was the owner of Mayberry Rigger in Moorestown since 1970.
Mayberry Rigger owner Samuel David Mayberry, Sr., of Moorestown, died on April 22 at the age of 79. Born in Philadelphia, Mayberry was a resident of Moorestown since 1971 and the owner of Mayberry Rigger since 1970. He was a 1958 graduate of Ursinus College and an Army veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, in which he served as a green beret paratrooper. Mayberry was a member of the Warren Masonic Lodge #310, F & AM, in Collegeville, PA, and a member of the Lehigh Consistory/Scottish Rite and LuLu Temple, in Plymouth Meeting, PA. He was also a member of the vestry at Trinity Episcopal Church, in Moorestown, serving on the property committee, and a member of Riverton Country Club. He enjoyed antique car shows and was a member of ATHS. He …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Dorothy Shockey, charter member of both the Lutheran Home Auxiliary and the Historical Society of Moorestown, was active in the community throughout her life.
Wednesday, May 1
Dorothy A. Shockey (nee Dietle), a founding member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Moorestown, died at the age of 95 on April 30. Dorothy was born in Somerset County, PA in 1917 and moved to Moorestown in 1947 with her late husband, Rev. Dr. Ralph Shockey, when he became the administrator of the newly acquired Lutheran Home of Moorestown. She was a founding member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church upon its creation in 1950 and co-founded Church Women United, a worldwide ecumenical organization from whom she recently received the Valiant Woman award from the local chapter. Dorothy was a charter member of the Auxiliary to the Lutheran Home and remained active for 66 years, receiving the Life Achievement Award in 2009. She was also a longtime…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
An Army vet, Carroll Boyd Shingleton was an active community volunteer and a devoted family man.
Former Moorestown Citizen of the Year Carroll Boyd “CB” Shingleton passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, at the age of 84. CB was born on Nov. 10, 1928, in Uniontown, PA. After working for his family’s company—Shingleton Brother’s Produce—he joined the Army’s 1st Calvary Division in 1947. Upon leaving the Army, he enrolled in West Virginia University, where he graduated early with honors. While raising a young family, CB took a leap of faith and moved to Moorestown, not knowing a soul, in August 1965. CB diligently worked his way up to become the last president of Burlington County Trust Company, where he served for a decade. CB also participated in many community organizations, including being secretary, president and capital …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Ruth Allen, formerly of Moorestown, was 89 at the time of her death.
Monday, April 22
Ruth Allen (nee Slocum), of Mount Laurel, formerly Moorestown, died on April 19 at the age of 89. Ruth was a graduate of Moorestown High School, class of 1941. After high school, she went to work at the Provident in Philadelphia and joined the Navy WAVES. After Yeoman School, she served at the Sand Point Naval Air Station in Washington state. Upon leaving the Navy, she went to work as head teller for the Booster Savings and Loan, Moorestown Savings and Loan, and later Farmers and Mechanics Bank, all in Moorestown. She was the sister of Virginia Mattice, of Medford, and Bruce Slocum, of Moorestown. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at the Colestown Cemetery, Kings Highway, …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Ruth Martin, lifelong teacher and community volunteer, died at the age of 82 recently after a long battle with Alzheimer's.
Saturday, April 13
Ruth Mae Frock Martin, 82, died peacefully at The Evergreens on Friday, April 5, after a long and valiant battle with Alzheimer’s. Ruth was born on June 2, 1930, in Philadelphia, to the late Ruth and Roy Frock. She is survived by her three children: Russell E. Martin and wife Vicky, of Asheville, NC; David F. Martin and wife Sue, of Winston-Salem, NC; and Paul J. Martin and wife Jamie, of Moorestown. Ruth was also blessed with six grandchildren: Daniel, Jamie, Elizabeth, Sarah, Gabrielle and Alexander. Ruth grew up in Philadelphia with her parents and four brothers—Sam, Paul, Roy (Sonny) and Jim. She attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls (Girls’ High) and graduated from East Stroudsburg State Teachers College. Ruth was a …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Arthur Young was 58. A service will be held at Lewis Funeral Home this week.
Arthur T. Young, of Maple Shade, formerly Moorestown, passed away suddenly at the age of 58 on Saturday, April 6. Arthur served in the U.S. Navy from 1973-79 and was a former member of the Moorestown Hose Co. No. 1. He worked for Weeks Marine in Camden for more than 15 years and was a member of the Operating Engineers Union. He was the brother of Frederick Young, James Young, Terri Young, Debbie Brown and John Young. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lewis Funeral Home, 78 E. Main St., Moorestown. Viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be held in General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, in Arneytown, NJ. In lieu of …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Services for Marc D. Cline will be held on Monday.
Thursday, March 21
Marc D. Cline, of Southampton, formerly of Moorestown and Maple Shade, died on March 20 at the age of 77. Cline was retired from PSE&G in Moorestown after 32 years of service as the chief mechanic. He also honorably served in the U.S. Navy for four years, and was a member of the USS Sarsfield DD-837 Association, Tin Can Sailors, U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation, Fleet Reserve Association Branch 212, and life member of VFW Col. Harry Cooper Post 160, in Glen Burnie, MD. Cline was the beloved husband of Florence (nee Slimm); brother of Page C., James V., Mary Frances Gavey and Margaret Pagnotti; and uncle of Ronald and Gary Cline. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, Camden and Pleasant Valley…
Friday, March 8, 2013
A memorial service for Arthur Kenneth Peacock will be held next week.
Friday, March 8
Arthur Kenneth Peacock died at his home in Moorestown on March 6. Ken was a graduate of Moorestown High School ('59) and a member of both basketball state championship teams in '58 and '59. He received his B.A. from The College of Wooster ('63), a Master of Science degree from Ohio State University,('65), and a Master of Arts in Religion in Theological Studies ('00) and Master of Theology ('03) from Westminster Theological Seminary. He was a longtime active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Moorestown. Ken was the husband of Joyce Elizabeth Schultz Peacock and father of Diana Lynn Peacock. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the First Presbyterian Church, 101 Bridgeboro Road, Moorestown. Visitation will …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Hilda O. Pschunder was a faithful member of Trinity Episcopal Church and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral services will be held this week.
Monday, March 4
Hilda O. (Weiler) Pschunder, of Moorestown, passed away on March 4 at her home. She was 90. Born in Vienna, Austria, she survived the bombings of World War II, earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Vienna, and was fluent in several languages. She emigrated with her family to Watertown, NY, in 1954, and moved to Moorestown in 1959. Hilda was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a member of the Alter Guild of Trinity Episcopal Church in Moorestown for more than 35 years and a member of the Austrian-American Federation. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Ralph Pschunder, to whom she was married for 69 years; her three sons, Harald (Barbara), Herbert, Wilfred (Tess); her daughter, Heidi (Glenn) Eckenhoff; her grandchildren…