Sommerville (aka) Storer, M.D., Joan N.
(nee Storer) On March 20, 2007, age 58, a resident of Haddon Heights for over 25 years and the beloved wife of David J. Sommerville. Also survived by her daughter, Laura Jean and son, John David Sommerville, both of Haddon Hts., her parents, Alexander & Dorothy Storer, of Williamsburg, VA and 2 sisters, Judith Spring, of Clearwater, Fl and Suzanne Jiganti, of Gig, Harbor, WA. Dr. Storer received her BS form Ursinus College in 1970, her MS from Villanova Univ. in 1972 and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1977. She has had her medical practice in Haddon Heights since 1984. Joan’s family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-9 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Home, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield. Services will follow Saturday morning, 11AM, at Grace Episcopal Church, 19 E. Kings Hwy., Haddonfield. Interment Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Memorial donations in Dr. Storer’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Assn., 1060 N. Kings Hwy., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
DiMarco, William P.
On March 11, 2007, age 62, a long time resident of Westmont and the beloved husband of Joan I. (nee Wright). He is also survived by 2 sons, Brian, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ and Todd (Jennifer) of Stephens City, VA, his mother, Mildred, of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ and brother, Robert, of Westmont, NJ. and 2 grandchildren, Samantha and Brandon. Mr. DiMarco had been Vice Pres. of Sales for Midwesco, a supplier of Air Pollution Control Equipment in Winchester, VA. Mr. DiMarco’s family will receive friends Saturday from 11AM-12:45PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Home, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ. His Service will follow at 1PM. Interment Locustwood Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Memorial donations in Mr. DiMarco’s name may be made to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Ctr. @ Johns Hopkins, 100 N. Charles St., Suite 234, Baltimore, MD 21201.
Foust, Marjorie M.
(nee Hoffman) On March 9, 2007, age 97 of Collingswood, formerly of Haddonfield and wife of the late Solomon F. and mother of the late Stephen C. Scout. Mrs. Foust is survived by her son, Peter T. Scout and his wife, Mary, of Medford. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Haddonfield for over 65 years. Additionally, Mrs. Foust had been a member of the Haddon Fortnightly and the 40 Club of Haddonfield. Mrs. Foust’s family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:15AM at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Wood La. & Wayne Ave., Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Her Service will follow at 10:30AM. Interment, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA. Memorial donations in Mrs. Foust’s name may be made to the Collingswood Manor Fellowship Fund, 460 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08108 or to the Church at the above address.
Howell, Betty A.
(nee Riker) On February 14, 2007, age 82, a 45 year resident of Haddonfield and the beloved wife of Monroe Howell for 57 years, died unexpectedly in Englewood, FL. Mrs. Howell is also survived by her son, Thomas M. Howell (Carla), of Moorestown, her sister, Barbara R. Melick, of Pinehurst, NC, and 5 grandchildren, Chelsea H. Harriman, of St. Paul, MN, Iain R. Harriman, W. Fargo, ND, Megan C. Howell, of Moorestown, NJ, and Brook-Lyn T. and Christopher L. Howell, both of Collingswood. Betty is predeceased by her daughter, Suzanne H. Harriman (2006) and son Lawrence Riker Howell (1991). Betty was a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia University’s Physical Therapy School. She enjoyed an active and full life caring for her family, working with young people as a Physical Therapist, gardening, summers in Greensboro, VT, and especially swimming, tennis and golf. Betty maintained a wide circle of friends. She will be sorely missed by all of her family and friends. Family and friends are invited to her Memorial Service, Monday, 11 AM, at Grace Episcopal Church, 19 Kings Hwy. East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Memorial donations in Betty’s name may be made to the church at the above address.
Patterson, George M.
On Feb. 28, 2007, age 93, of Hammonton, formerly of Woodstown & Collingswood, NJ, beloved husband of Carol B. (nee Hufnagel) and the late Doris (nee Pedrick). Also survived by his son, Robert A. and his wife Liz of Voorhees, a grandson, Mark, a brother Benjamin C. of Collingswood, and 2 sisters, Virginia Backofen of Chambersburg, PA and Miriam Bell of Lititz, PA. Mr. Patterson had been a longtime member of the Collingswood Presbyterian Church. Mr. Patterson’s family will receive friends on Saturday from 10 to 10:45 AM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where his Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment, private. Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Patterson’s name to the Christ Episcopal Church, Comley & Grant Aves., Collingswood, NJ 08107.
(nee Petroski) On February 23, 2007, age 92, of Mt. Laurel, beloved wife of the late James Fusco. Mrs. Fusco is survived by her daughter, Stella Parker, of Cherry Hill, 1 son, James, Jr., of Riverside, NJ, 7 grandchildren, Roxanne and Gregg Parker, Linda Calderone, Esq., Donna Parker-Sorrell, James Fusco, III, Coni Bucci and Betsy Hertenstein, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. Mrs. Fusco’s family will receive friends on Friday Evening after 7 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Home, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield; where her Memorial Service will follow at 7:30 PM. At the service’s conclusion, all are invited to a wake service at the home of Linda Calderone. Interment private.
LAVERY, WILLIAM D., Jr.
Died on Feb. 19, 2007. Bill was born in Philadelphia on Jan. 6, 1942, the son of William and Jeanne Lavery. His family moved to Haddonfield where he graduated in the class of 1959. He attended Rutgers University where he majored in economics and was a member of varsity swim team and Chi Phi Fraternity. In the summers he worked as a lifeguard with the Ventnor City Beach Patrol.
Upon graduation from college he entered the U.S. Army as an officer and served 5 ½ years. During that time he completed two tours of Vietnam, serving with the 101st Airborne Division. He earned the Army Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star Medal.
After his military service, he moved to Haddonfield with his wife Mary Louise. He enrolled in Rutgers University Law School and became managing editor of the Law Review during his third year. Upon graduation in 1972 he obtained a federal clerkship with the late Judge John J. Kitchen. His next position was that of Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Camden office which was followed by his appointment to head of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Trenton. In December of 1975 he was honored in Washington, DC with a Special Commendation for Outstanding Service by the Department of Justice.
He entered private practice with the firm of Hyland, Davis and Reberkenny in l977. His specialty was public utility law, and over the years was recognized for his skills. In 2000 his firm merged with Cozen O’Connor where he practiced until his death. He received many accolades from his peers in New Jersey and the American Bar Association for his work.
At the Haddonfield United Methodist Church where he was a 50 year member, he served as a Sunday School teacher with his wife for 25 years. He was currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. In his community life he was a well-respected member of the Haddonfield Board of Education for 19 years. The Camden County Council of Boy Scouts honored him for his help with scouting. Additionally, he was a masters swimmer with the Wedgewood Swim Club for many years.
He is survived by his wife Mary Louise, his son Daniel of San Diego, his daughter Susannah of Los Angeles, his mother Jeanne of Haddonfield, his brother John and wife Melissa of North Wales, PA and brother Bob and wife Rea of Shillington, PA. Additionally 8 nieces and nephews survive him.
A viewing will be held Friday night, Feb. 23rd, from 6 – 9 PM at Kain-Murphy Funeral Home, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield. The funeral will be Sat. morning at 10 AM in the Sanctuary of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Rd. Haddonfield, NJ 08033. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Building Fund at the church at the above address, or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.