WARD, GILBERT, 87, of Atlantic City, died Thursday, October 11, 2001 at Atlantic City Medical Center after a brief illness.
A lifelong resident of Atlantic City, Gil is survived by Mary, his devoted wife of 60 years, daughter Sherrill Ward Thompson of Ventnor, and son G. Bruce Ward and wife Linda of Cherry Hill, a brother Harold "Prince" Ward and wife Ozelia, of Atlantic City, five grandchildren: Michael Thompson of Pleasantville; Rachel DiGiovanni of Oradell; Kamil Ward of Seoul, South Korea; Erik Ward of Long Pond, PA; and Jordan Ward of Cherry Hill. Six great grandchildren: Michael, Shanese, Bianca, Marcus, Savanna and Kevin. Gil was loved by a loyal extended family of relatives; "Aunt" Frances Manns, Sister-in-law Alethia Ward, nephews Warren and Herbert Ward, Michael, Wayne and Sheldon Manns, nieces Paula Manns, Frannette Bourne, Sybil Edwards and Amber Corbitt and a host of friends and neighbors.
A 1935 graduate of Atlantic City High School, Gil was the popular manager of Prince's Bar, a local Northside establishment that operated continuously from the 1940's into the early 1990's. A sports enthusiast, Gil played softball for the Club Harlem team and later served as its manager. Gil was a member and Treasurer of Gentlement of Sports Social Club enjoying the fellowship of club members and its charitable events for the youth of Atlantic City.
Gil and Mary made many worldwide friends and acquaintances during their thirty years of cruises to Europe and the Caribbean having logged over 100,000 nautical miles.
Gil and Mary were lifelong members of the Episcopal faith having attended St. Augustine's and the Church of The Ascension. Gil served as an usher at church while his wife sang in the choir.
A mass in celebration of his life will be held at The Church of the Ascension, Kentucky and Pacific Aves., Atlantic City, NJ on Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. The family requests Memorial Contributions in lieu of flowers be made to The Church of the Ascension, 30 South Kentucky Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401.
Arrangements are by the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home.
THOMAS, WILLIAM C., "WHITEY," COLONEL, USAF RET., 79, of Ventnor, died Thursday, October 11, 2001 at Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point.
Whitey was a star athlete and 4 letter man while at Atlantic City High School and a Ventnor City Beach Patrol South Jersey rowing champion. After prep year at Admiral Farragut Academy, he went on to serve his country with valor and distinction as an Air Force Pilot in WWII, Korea and Vietnam during a 30 year military career.
He is survived by his companion Helen Rock, his ex-wife Dorothy (nee Johnson) and their 5 children: Anne L., William C. "Whitey," Jr., Christopher F., John R. and Jill E. and ten grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial display of photographs to commemorate his life to be held Sunday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Ventnor City Beach Patrol headquarters at Suffolk Ave., and the Beach, Ventnor. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the World War II Memorial Fund, ATTN: GR048, P.O. Box 96074, Washington DC 20090-6074. Arrangements by the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home.
HAND, FREDA K., 88, of Mays Landing passed away on October 12, 2001 at Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona. She lived most of her life in Mays Landing. Freda was a sewing machine operator for Kravitz Mfg. in Atlantic City and more recently Pembroke Mfg. in Egg Harbor City. She was a member of the Hamilton Twp. Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her daughter Marion Smith and her husband Mitchell of Mays Landing; three grandchildren: Mitchell, Brian, and Linda Smith; 3 great-grandchildren: Joshua, Thelma and Mandy; two nephews: Philip Merlock and William Reichert Jr. and one brother-in-law William Reichert Sr.
Viewings will be held on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St. Mays Landing. Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery, Vineland. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mays Landing Rescue Squad P.O. Box 293, Mays Landing, NJ 08330.
CROSS, GEORGE A., 72, of Atlantic City, died on October 12, 2001 at Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point. He is the brother of Joanne C. Hickman and James Cross both of Mays Landing; Joseph and Barton Cross of Philadelphia; and Meril Cross of Pennsauken.
Services and interment private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boakes Funeral Home of Mays Landing.
ABBOTT, RICHARD D., 49, of Wildwood, died on Wednesday, October 3, 2001 at his residence after a long illness. Born in Philadelphia, he formerly lived in Swarthmore before moving to this area in 1978. He was a supervisor and a manager of several hotels and motels in the Wildwood area.
Surviving is his father James A. Abbott Sr., of Newark, DE; brothers and sisters: Renee E. Godshall of Pottsville, PA; Jay Glatthorn of Keensburg; James T. Abbott Jr. of Egg Harbor Twp.; Denni J. Abbott of Green Creek; and Robin Abbott of Newark, DE.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2001 at the Evoy Funeral Homes 3218 Bayshore Road, North Cape May where friends may call after 12:30 p.m. Burial will be private. Donations in his memory can be made to: American Diabetes Association 1060 N. Kings Highway Suite 309 Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
GRAHAM, KENNETH ALI, infant son of Willie Q. Graham and Rosina L. McKinnie, died on Wednesday, October 3, 2001.
Services were private by Greenidge Funeral Home.
ZAPPULLA, ANNA S. 95, of Ocean View, died on October 12, at the Lutheran Home at Ocean View, NJ after a lengthy illness. She was born on July 4, 1906, in Weaver, WV. She spent most of her life in Penns Grove, NJ. Anna graduated from the NJ College for Women, now known as Douglass College, in 1927. She taught for 1 year at a private school for girls in Great Barrington, MA.
In 1928 Anna married Giuseppe Zappulla, who was then serving as Italian Consul in Wilmington, DE. In 1937, Anna returned to her hometown of Penns Grove and taught various subjects, including French, Spanish, Italian, English, and Algebra at Penns Grove High School until her retirement in 1967. During summers off from teaching, Anna traveled extensively in Europe, visiting England, France, Spain and Italy.
In 1968, she moved to Cherry Hill, then to Voorhees, NJ to be near her daughter and family. She was a resident of the Lutheran Home at Ocean View, NJ from 1996 until her death.
Anna is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Madeline and Ernest Ianni of Linwood, NJ, granddaughters Carolyn VanDenbussche and her husband Jeff, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ and Patricia Ianni and her husband, Mark Sundermann of Falmouth, ME. A viewing will be held at St. James RC Church in Penns Grove at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery also in Penns Grove. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Assc. S. Jersey Chapter 11000 Lincoln Drive West, Suite 7 Cherry Hill, NJ 08053-3431. Arrangements by the Ashcraft Funeral Home, Penns Grove, NJ.
VARALLO, VICTORIA, "VICKY," (Nee SECRETO), 61, of Brigantine, died suddenly Saturday morning, October 13, 2001, at home surrounded by family.
Mrs. Varallo was born in Philadelphia. She fell in love with Brigantine from her first visit, moving there permanently in 1979. With her family, she enjoyed every moment of her life in Brigantine.
For seventeen years Mrs. Varallo had worked for the Sands Hotel/Casino as a manager in the Public Relation Department. She had served as a Vice President with the Womens Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Varallo also served on Committees of the United Way to raise money for their various causes.
Mrs. Varallo is predeceased by her parents; Joseph and Antoinette Secreto.
Surviving Mrs. Varallo are her loving family; husband John of Brigantine, son Gregg Varallo of Margate and a daughter Karen Varallo of Brigantine, future son-in-law Thomas Flickinger, a brother Joseph Secreto of Philadelphia, three grandchildren: Nicole, Gabrielle and Joseph. Additionally, she will be greatly missed by her brother-in-law, sister-in-law, cousins and nieces, nephews and great nephew and many friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at St. Thomas Church, Brigantine. Friends may call from 9 a.m. at the Church. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home, 2606 Atlantic Ave., AC.
WALSH, GILDA, (NEE VARLESE), 75, of Danbury, CT, formerly of Brigantine from 1990 to 2000, died October 13 in Danbury, CT. She was the widow of Patrick A. Walsh. Mrs. Walsh was born November 7, 1925 in Kearny, NJ. Daughter of the late Enrico and Rebecca (Melocco) Varlese. She graduated from William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ and received a masters degree in speech pathology and in audiology from Columbia University. She was a professor of speech pathology and audiology at William Paterson University, retiring in 1986, and was a teacher of the hearing impaired. she is survived by a daughter, Soo Walsh of Danbury, CT; two grandchildren, Ryan and Lindsey Berdan, both of Danbury. Services October 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, 235 Main St. North, Southbury, CT. Burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Friends may call Sunday from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to William Paterson College, Alumni Fund, Wayne, New Jersey, 07470.
DIBIANCA, VINCENT J., 91, of Ventnor, formerly of Atlantic City, died Friday evening, October 12, 2001 at home following a lengthy illness.
Born in Philadelphia in 1910, Mr. had lived in Atlantic City since 1934, moving to Ventnor in 1992. He was a well-known local personality for almost 68 years. He served as a police officer during WWII; owned and operated several barber shops throughout the City and off-shore, including shops at the Atlantic City Race Course, Seaview Country Club and the Chalfont Haddon Hall Hotel. He held various positions at the Chalfont Haddon Hall and became Asst. Manager just prior to the Hotel's acquisition by Resorts International Hotel and Casino.
Mr. DiBianca was also a member of and performer with various community acting and theatre groups.
He was married to Sarina Cardmone of Atlantic City, for 58 years, who predeceased him.
He is survived by three sons: Joseph V. DiBianca and wife Myra of McKee City; Frank A. DiBianca and wife Kay of Memphis, TN; and Vincent F. DiBianca of Stockton, NJ; a brother Joseph DiBianca and wife of Rehobeth Beach, DE, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and cherished friend and companion Josie Furneisen.
Mass of Christian Burial will be in the Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to The DiBianca-Berkman Foundation 65 Brookville-Hollow Road, Stockton, NJ 08559. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home, 2706 Atlantic Ave., Atlantic City.
MASCIO, CHARLES T., 52, of Hammonton, died Friday in Rifle, Colorado. Born in Hammonton he was a lifelong resident there. Mr. Mascio worked as an equipment operator for the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation. He was a member of the I.S.P.T.E. Local No 195 A.F.L.C.I.O. Public Employees Union. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He belonged to the Antler Shack Gunning Club in Hammonton, and the Shur Line Beagle Club in Weymouth. He formerly was a coach at the Hammonton Little League. Mr. Mascio is survived by his wife: Kathy M. Mascio, two sons: Jason R. Mascio and Michael C. Mascio, both of Hammonton; two sisters: Augustine Sharp of Hammonton, and Diane Nuskey of Winslow, his mother in law: Ola Duboff of Hammonton, and many nieces and nephews. Viewing will be held Monday after 6:30 p.m. and Tuesday after 8:30 a.m. at the Carnesale Funeral Home 202 S. Third Street Hammonton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, North Third and French Streets in Hammonton. Burial will follow at Greenmount Cemetery in Hammonton.
IDNURM, MARGARET MARY (NEE: FITZGERALD) 49, of Mays Landing, passed away suddenly on December 6, 2001, at the Shore Memorial Hospital of Somers Point. Born in England, she moved to Oyster Bay, NY in 1958, where she lived most of her life. She has been a resident of Mays Landing for the past 9 years. She worked for Piping Rock Country Club of Locust Valley, NY for 20 years. Most recently, she was a valued employee as senior customer service agent for Spirit Airlines. She always had a love for animals and enjoyed sharing time with family and friends.
Margaret was the loving wife of Tom R. Idnurm and the devoted mother of Katrina M. Scagliola. She also leaves to cherish her memory, her parents, Thomas and Joan Fitzgerald of Sag Harbor, NY; her two brothers, Michael Fitzgerald and his wife, Peggy of East Norwich, NY and Anthony Fitzgerald and his wife, Diane, and their children, Kelly and Laura of East Northport, NY; her step-children, Kristi of Georgetown, DE and Erik of Mays Landing.
Services will be held on Monday, 6:00 p.m. at the Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St., Mays Landing, where a viewing will be held from 3:00 p.m. til the time of the service. Viewings will be held on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, Inc., 293 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at the St. Dominic's R. C. Chapel, Oyster Bay, NY. Burial will be in Locust Valley Cemetery, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Katrina Scagliola College Fund, P.O. Box 425, Somers Point, NJ 08244. (Info and condolences to: www.boakesfuneralhome.com)
KELLY, IDA M., 80, of Villas, died on December 6, 2001 at Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital Cape May Court House. Born in Philadelphia., PA. She was an area resident since 1978. Mrs. Kelly was a Candy Maker with Shanes Candy in Phila., PA for 12 years. Married 40 years to the late James E. Kelly who passed in 1986. Surviving are her daughters Ida McCabe (Jim) of Villas and Edith Otis (James) of Lancaster PA. Sisters Kathryn Schauder of Phila., and Betty Ketterman of White Water, Wisc. Five grandchildren, Kellyann, Jimmy, Jacque, Kristi, Robin, and two great grandchildren, Courtney and Antonio. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday 11AM at St. Raymond's R.C. Church at Bayshore and Ocean Ave, Villas. A viewing will be at the Evoy Funeral Home, 3218 Bayshore Rd., N. Cape May. Monday eve. from 7-9pm and Tuesday morning 9:30 10:30AM. Contributions in her memory may be sent to: Lower Township Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 89, Villas, NJ 08251.
MAFFEI, JOSEPH F., 90, of Margate, died late Thursday evening, December 6, 2001, at the Atlantic City Medical Center City Division, following a brief illness.
Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Maffei had been an Atlantic City area resident for most of his life. An energetic and active gentleman, he had worked through many careers; he was a driver/salesman for 7-Up for 20 years, owned and operated Pat and Joe's Bar for ten years, operated a jitney for 15 years and most recently, he worked as a time keeper at Caesars Hotel/Casino. He most enjoyed the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a former member of the Jitneymens Association and the local Republican Club.
He is predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Edith (nee Adams). Surviving Mr. Maffei are his son, Joseph A. Maffei and wife Pat of Linwood; his daughter, Rose Marie Pavese and husband Ralph of Ventnor; three grandchildren, Paul, Michael and David Pavese; two sisters, Yolanda DeLuca of Philadelphia and Bella Roma of North Miami Beach, FL; and various in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, December 10, at St. Michael's Church. Friends may call from 9 a.m. at the church. Rite of Committal will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Michael's Church,10 North Mississippi Avenue, A.C. Arrangements by the Gormley Funeral Home, 2706 Atlantic Avenue, A.C.
BIGGANS, EDWARD PAUL, 54, of Longport and Northeast Philadelphia, PA, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2001 at the Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point.
Mr. Biggans was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a self-employed builder, owner of construction. He graduated with a Business Degree, 2 years, Malvern Preparatory School, 1964.
Surviving are four children: Kimberly N. Biggans of Wilmington, DEL; Lindsay Biggans of Longport; Brooke A Biggans of Haddonfield; Kevin M. Scott (Sherry) of Linwood; and one granddaughter, Cassidy T. Scott. Also surviving is a sister, Patricia Miller of Philadelphia, PA; a brother, Paul Biggans of Phila, PA., five nieces and six nephews. He was the son of the late Paul and Violet (Ross) Biggans.
A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at 11:30 A.M., St. Christopher Church, 13301 Procter Road, Philadelphia, PA 19116. Viewing will be on Tuesday after 10:45 A.M. in the church. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery. Donations may be made to: American Diabetes Assn., One Plymouth Meeting - Suite 520, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1316 or the Leukemia Society of America, Eastern PA Chapter, 2401 Penna. Ave. - Suite 2D1, Philadelphia, PA 19130.
KANE, JR., JOSEPH JAMES, 73, of Gordonville, PA, died Monday December 3, 2001 in the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Lebanon, PA after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Effie J. Neil. He was born in Philadelphia on June 15, 1928, son of the late Joseph J. Sr., and Martha Conover Kane. Before entering Philadelphia's police department in 1952, he worked as an electrician for the Pennsylvania Railroad; as a theater manager Manhattan, NYC; and as a trolley operator for the former Philadelphia Transportation Company. He served in Philadelphia police department as a patrol officer, detective and sergeant, being appointed lieutenant within five and one-half years of entering the department. After leaving Philadelphia, he served as chief of police in Plainville, CT and in Phoenixville, PA. After his retirement from law enforcement, he again worked as an electrician and as a computer programmer. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW2. He was a former member of the Elks, Rotary Club, Civil Air Patrol, American Radio Relay League and various amateur radio organizations. He also enjoyed choral singing, walking and reading science fiction and the history of light rail transit. He is survived by sons: Edward J. and wife Joan L. Davis, Gordonville, PA; Joseph J. Kane, III, Philadelphia; John P. Kane, Philadelphia; Robert P. Kane, Colorado Springs, CO; Richard J. Kane, Kutztown, PA; Timothy D. Kane, West Chester, PA; daughter: Patricia R. wife of Cigus Vanni, Bala Cynwyd, PA; step-children: John Stewart, Colorado Springs, CO; Jayne Kench, Bradenton, FL; Deborah Bohn, Bradenton, FL; six grandchildren, five step-grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters: Mary Law, Marmora; Kathleen Terwilliger, Marmora; Beatrice Cunningham, Somers Point. He is also survived by his first wife Ruth M. Ramirez Kane, Bala Cynwyd, PA. He was preceded in death by a sister; Martha E. Schnepp and a brother: James E. Kane. Services are private.
MCGAHN, MICHAEL A., 43, of North Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Absecon, died peacefully at home in Florida on November 24, 2001.
Michael attended Holy Spirit High School in Absecon. Prior to moving to Florida, he was a dealer in various Atlantic City Casinos. He very much enjoyed traveling but was particularly fond of the North Palm Beach area where he resided.
Michael is predeceased by his parents, Dr. Joseph and Joanne (nee Maida) McGahn. Immediately surviving him are his brother, Joseph McGahn and wife Joanne of Egg Harbor Township and nephews Joseph McGahn of EHT and Brien McGahn of Colorado and aunts and uncles.
A Memorial Service will be Celebrated for Michael 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, December 11, 2001, at the Gormely Funeral Home, 2706 Atlantic Avenue, AC. Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
RODRIGUEZ, DESIREE ANGEL, of Vineland, died Friday in the S.J.H.S. Newcomb. She is survived by: Mother, Jackie Heredia; father, Moises Rodriguez; brother, Moises M. Rodriguez; maternal grandmother, Maria Flores; maternal grandfather, Johnny Rosario; paternal grandfather, Carmen Lopez; paternal grandfather, Moises Rodriguez, Sr.; maternal great-grandmother, Julia Figuerora; paternal great-grandmother, Dominicia Rodriguez; many aunts, uncles, and cousins all of Vineland.
Graveside services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rone Funeral Service 1110 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland.
MILLER, SARAH A., (Nee ADAMS), 84, a lifelong resident of Brighton Avenue, Pleasantville, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001 at home.
Mrs. Miller was an active member of the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Pleasantville for many years. She was a graduate of Pleasantville High School and was employed by Prudential Company before her retirement.
Her husband, Thomas (Al) Miller, preceded her in death. She is survived by a sister, Helen Cain of Hammonton, a brother and sister-in-law, Walter DeWitt and Laura Adams of Pleasantville, numerous nieces and nephews and devoted friends.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 811 North Main Street, Pleasantville. Relatives and friends may call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 811 North Main Street, Pleasantville NJ 08232. Arrangements by Adams Perfect Funeral Homes, Northfield.
HIM, NICK, 85, of Mays Landing, passed away December 7, 2001 at his home. Born and raised in Russia, he moved to the United States in 1950 and has been a resident of Mays Landing for 30 years. Nick was a retired Master Plumber and an excellent handyman. During his leisure time, he enjoyed helping friends with household projects.
He is survived by his wife, Olga, and his close friends, the Borlak family.
Services will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St., Mays Landing where friends may call from 12 Noon until the time of the service. Burial will be in Union Cemetery of Mays Landing. (Info and condolences to www.boakesfuneralhome.com)
DEVLIN, EILEEN S., 58, of Galloway, beloved mother of Terry, Lisa, Tim, Dawn, John and Tom. Loving grandchildren: Terry, Tina, Jessaca, Justine Morgan, Malissa, Michelle, Justin, Brendan, Alyssa and Sara.
Spouses/Jane, Gill, Jessica, Daisey, Joyce, Mike. Close friend Cecilia, brother George Dayton, Husband John. Memorial service Wednesday, Dec. 12, 11 a.m. at Assumption Church, Pomona.
SYPNIEWSKI, MURIEL I. (MICKEY) 77, of New Providence, PA, died December 6, 2001 at her home after a one-year illness. Formerly of Mays Landing, she lived in New Providence since 1988. Mrs. Sypniewski retired as a waitress from the Mill Street Pub in Mays Landing. She was a member of Mt. Eden Lutheran Church, in Quarryville, PA. An avid golfer and bowler. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, and gardening. Born in Angola, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Venice and Elizabeth Thompson Rouse. She was married 33 years to Frank Sypniewski. Surviving besides her husband is her daughter Judie married to Vernon Weller of New Providence, PA, three sons Patrick Crawford of Virginia Beach, VA., Ronald Crawford married to Linda, and Timothy Crawford both of Tuckerton, a stepson, Douglas Sypniewski of Las Vegas, NV., seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren, and a brother, Edward Rouse married to Marie of Rochester, NY. Contributions may be sent to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter ALS, 500 Office Center Dr., Suite 340, Fort Washington, PA, 19034 or Hospice of Lancaster County, PA 17064.
INGERSOLL, LURA ELIZABETH 72, of Absecon, passed away on December 26, 2001 at the Atlantic City Medical Division Galloway Township. She was born in Philadelphia, PA.
She was a Waitress for Mays Landing Country Club. She was formerly of Linwood. She enjoyed fishing and bowling in the earlier years with her husband.
She is survived by her children, John Sutton and wife Marie of Absecon; Steve Sutton of Linwood, Lura Lee Balliet of Egg Harbor Twp; her mother, Mabel Bannister of Somers Point ; brothers, Walt and Ed Westcott of Florida; sister Florence Dinoto and husband, Joe of Mays Landing; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Preceded in death by her husband Lewis Ingersoll; father, Frank Westcott; twin sister, Mabel Begley; brothers, Frank and Bill Westcott.
Services will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Monday, December 31, 2001 at the Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, 1650 New Road, Northfield. Burial will be at the Zion Cemetery, Egg Harbor Township. A visitation will be held from 10am until the time of the service.