August 2021 Issue Obituaries

MATTSON — William C. “Buck” Mattson age 52 years of Marathon Key, FL died May 30, 2021 in Florida.

Buck was born in Woodbury, raised in Bridgeport, and was a 1988 graduate of Paulsboro High School. During his marriage he lived in Carneys Point and then, after his divorce, he moved to Swedesboro before moving to Marathon Key three years ago. He worked for 27 years at SEW Eurodrive in Bridgeport in several different positions.

Buck was a member of National Park Boat Club and enjoyed fishing and boating. He also liked to go to karaoke and have a good time with friends and family.

He is survived by his children, William Keegan Mattson of Carneys Point and Emily Grace Mattson of Quinton, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services were held in the McBride – Foley Funeral Home, Paulsboro. Contributions can be made to his GoFundMe to help with his expenses at https://gofund.me/76abbb9A. Memories can be shared at www.mcbridefoleyfh.com.

MILLER — Leona Francis Miller (nee Beckett) age 84 years of Sun City Center, FL, formerly of Bridgeport died Monday June 7, 2021 in her home in Florida.

She was born December 6, 1936 to the late Oscar “Boots” Beckett and Evangeline Wurster Beckett. Mrs. Miller was a graduate of Paulsboro High School Class of 1957. Shortly after graduation she married Marvin Ashton Miller on September 10, 1960, and together they celebrated over 60 loving years together.

She is survived by her husband, two children, Marlee and Mark; three grandchildren, Lindsay, Paul and Todd and four great grandchildren, MJ, Asa, Eva and Ruby.

Arrangements by McBride – Foley Funeral Home, Paulsboro. Memories can be shared at www.mcbridefoleyfh.com.

WILCOX – David Aaron Wilcox Sr. of Woolwich Twp., age 42, unexpectedly passed away Thurs., June 24, 2021.

Dave is survived by: his mother, Simmie C. Wilcox, sister, Nichole E. Wilcox, brothers, Michael A. and Bruce Jr. Wilcox, five sons: David Jr., Isaac, Simeon, Anthony and Damion, as well as nieces and nephews: Michael Jr., Lynette (and Sam) Gray, Isaiah (and Beatrice) Wilcox, and many cousins who loved and will miss him dearly.

HALL — Reginald “Fudge” Hall, 57 of Logan Township, passed away June 30 at Virtua Hospital, Willingboro.

Born in Queens, NY, “Fudge” as he was known to his friends, spent the majority of his life in Logan Township. He was a graduate of Kingsway High School, Class of ’82 where he was Drum Captain and a member of the Golf Team. He was an Army Veteran and was employed as a chemical control operator for Oxy-Vinyls in Pedricktown.

“Fudge” was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, the St. Francis Council – Knights of Columbus #7526, and a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Burlington County Ruff Riders. “Fudge” was often seen with his camera, exploring his love of photography.

Reggie was the son of Doris and the late George Hall. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his sons, Reggie Jr. and Jamar Hall. His brother, Walter (Shea) Hall and nephew Antoine Hall.

Donations in his memory to help the family with funeral expenses can be sent directly to Cheega Funeral Home 1329 Kings Highway Swedesboro, NJ 08085.

DENELSBECK – Lisa A. Denelsbeck (nee Campbell), aged 51 years, passed away on July 1, 2021. Beloved and devoted wife of Steven R. Denelsbeck of Mickleton, and loving sister of Theresa Swatchick (Curt) of Sachse, TX.

Lisa attended Sterling High School and was a former employee of Acme Supermarkets and Heritage’s Dairy Stores. Lisa was a true animal lover and contributor to the ASPCA. She enjoyed vacations to Wildwood, trips to aquarium and zoo, and feeding ducks at local ponds.

Arrangements by McBride – Foley Funeral Home, Paulsboro. Please consider contributing to the ASPCA or American Diabetes Association in Lisa’s name. Memories can be shared at www.mcbridefoleyfh.com.

LAMB — Charlotte E. Lamb (nee Aranyi), 71, of Mullica Hill, passed away on July 2, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Charlotte was a resident of Mullica Hill for 29 years. Nothing made Charlotte happier than spending time with her family. Her greatest accomplishment was raising her daughter, Kelsey. Charlotte’s warmth, laughter, and incredible sense of humor will be greatly missed.

Beloved wife of 44 years to Michael S. Lamb; devoted mother of Kelsey (Tam) Ayers; loving daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (nee Wasko) Aranyi; dear sister of Elizabeth (Joe) Martyn, Margaret Cavanaugh and Susan (Richard) Eckhardt. Charlotte is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made in Charlotte’s name to the ASPCA, www.aspca.org or call 800-628-0028 or to the Marine Corps League, 344 Harvey Avenue, Wenonah, NJ 08090. share the memories … share love … ShareLife at www.mcgfuneral.com.

FAVACCHIA — Enrico Favacchia Jr., 55 of Bridgeton, NJ passed away July 2 at Inspira Medical Center, Vineland.

Born in Philadelphia, he lived in Bridgeton for 25 years. He was a store manager for Sherwin-Williams in Salem. Enrico graduated from W. Deptford High, Class of ’84 and had attended Glassboro State College.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl (nee Jones), a son Vincenzo (Vinny), his parents, Christopher and Jeanne McManus, two brothers, Christopher (Demaris) McManus Jr. and Ryan (Theodora) McManus as well as several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by two brothers, Michael and Joseph Favacchia.

Funeral Services were held at the Cheega Funeral Home, Swedesboro. Donations in his memory to the Autistic Foundation of NJ would be appreciated and can be made at www.autisdticfoundationnj.org.

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