EVFC Remembers Jennie and Raymond Nowlin
Contributed by: CBrining
Jennie Nowlin wife of late Ray Nowlin EVFC's former Treasurer and active member since 1961 passed away Friday April 3rd 2009.
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on 4/4/2009
|NOWLIN, JENNIE 84 - of Hammonton, passed away Friday April 3, 2009. Born in Manhattan, NY, she lived in Hammonton since 1961....Continue Reading
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Jennie graduated from Atlantic Community College with an Associates Degree. She was a teachers aide at Hammonton School, a member of St Joseph Church and St. Anthony Church Choirs and Little Theatre of Egg Harbor.
Wife of the late Raymond, surviving are her daughters Maureen Federico of Hammonton and Janice Lawless and her husband Robert of Mays Landing. Loving grandmother of Stephen Lawless.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Monday evening after 6:30pm at the Marinella Funeral Home, 102 N. Third St, Hammonton. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10:00am at St Anthony of Padua Church 285 Rt#206 Hammonton, NJ 08037. Burial in Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Mays Landing. Donations may be made to the church. (www.marinellafuneralhome.com)
From the Atlantic City Press Published May 2, 2001
Raymond L. Nowlin, 75, beloved husband of Jennie (nee Galilei), and loving father of Maureen Federico, of Hammonton, and Janice Lawless, of Mays Landing, died Friday, April 20, at Wm. B. Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton, after a long illness.
Born in Danville, Va., Nowlin was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean Conflict, where he served with honor in the U.S. Navy as Chief Gunner's Mate on destroyers and LSTs. He was an active member of the Elwood Vol. Fire Dept. since 1961. When he relinquished active firefighting duties, he remained as treasurer of the fire company until his retirement this year.
The Elwood Vol. Fire Dept. recently dedicated their new fire truck to Nowlin, which bears a plaque reading, "This truck is dedicated to Ray Nowlin for years of service." Nowlin moved here from New York City with his family in 1961 and worked at Hammonton Park Clothes. He recently retired from Bally's Park Place, Atlantic City, where he worked as a slot attendant for 15 years.
Surviving him are: his wife, Jennie (nee Galilei) his daughters, Maureen Federico, of Hammonton, and Janice Lawless, of Hammonton; a brother, Billy Nowlin, of Jacksonville, Fla.; a grandson, Stephen Lawless, of Mays Landing; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends attended a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 23, at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Hammonton. Burial followed at Atlantic County Veteran's Cemetery in Estell Manor. Arrangements were made by the Marinella Funeral Home.