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Fast-moving blaze destroys firefighter's home in Mullica Township, New Jersey

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Elwood Firefighter house Destroyed by Fire

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David Brining Firefighter Jerry Titherington House Fire In the early morning of November 11, 2019, Elwood Volunteer Firefighter Jerry Titherington's house cau
 
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Walter Raymond Kienzle Jr. May 22, 1945 - October 25, 2019

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Walter Raymond Kienzle Jr.

Walter Raymond Kienzle Jr.

May 22, 1945 - October 25, 2019

 

Obituary for Walter Raymond Kienzle Jr.

 

Walter Raymond Kienzle Jr. "Butch" 74 of Egg Harbor City departed this life and passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2019 at AtlantiCare, Galloway. Butch was born in Egg Harbor City and was a devoted resident all of his life. He dedicated 53 years as an active/life member of the Egg Harbor City Volunteer Fire Dept., where he served as a Captain for twenty years as well as a Safety Officer. He also served his community as an Egg Harbor City Councilman for ten years. Butch's dedication to his community followed through to his love of gardening and making sure his own home and yard looked picture perfect. So much so that his hard work earned him the "House Beautiful" award from The Press of AC. He was also known for his passion of model trains that ran throughout his Philadelphia Avenue home for so many in the community to enjoy. Butch was a Carpenter with the Carpenters Union for 36 years and was considered a master carpenter having built most of his own home. He also enjoyed NASCAR as well as a love of corvettes and was an avid Oakland Raiders fan.


He is predeceased by his parents: Mildred and Walter Kienzle, his brother, Barry and his nephews; Bruce and Brent, and his great grandson, Luke Dillion Kienzle.


Butch is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Carol, his loving daughter, Cindy (Bob) Smith, his son, Walter, III, (Nancy), his only only, granddaughter, Courtney, and grandson; Justin Smith, Walter IV, Michael (Nancy), Mark, and Nicholas, his great grandson, Owen Luke, his sister, Joy Hagelin, brother and sister-in-laws Henry and Barbara Wimberg and Robert and Joyce Petrosh, many nieces and nephews, and his "Best Man" and the guy he got into trouble with the most Jimmy Guercioni.


Friends and Relatives are invited to gather with the family on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 5pm until 7pm at the Wimberg Funeral Home 400 Liverpool Avenue, Egg Harbor City. A Memorial Service will follow at 7pm.


Contributions can be made in Butch's memory to the American Cancer Society or to the Egg Harbor City Volunteer Fire Department.


For Directions and Condolences please visit wimbergfuneralhome.com

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2 injured, 1 unaccounted for in large Sea Isle City fire

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Firefighters Battle Sea Isle City Fire 11-29-18

SEA ISLE CITY — Authorities searched Thursday for a woman missing after a large fire reduced a half-million-dollar home to a smoldering pile of debris, injuring two people.

The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office described the unaccounted-for person as an elderly female. Two residents were taken to area hospitals.  Authorities did not provide identities for the injured as well as the missing one.

At around 11:30 a.m, authorities received multiple 911 calls reporting flames and heavy smoke from a house on 54th Street, between Landis and Pleasure avenues, according to Police Chief Thomas McQuillen 

Three side-by-side duplex homes, with a total of six units were damaged by the fire and smoke. Fire crews worked quickly to protect other neighboring homes on the block. 

 

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Clarence J. "Barney" Peterson, Jr 1924 - 2018

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Clarence J. "Barney" Peterson, Jr., 94, of Mullica Township passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Division. Born in Nesco he was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Peterson was an army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the VFW Post 5043 and the Nesco Fire Company. Mr. Peterson was a carpenter by trade and he owned and operated Peterson and Mattle, Inc. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Kathleen Mary Peterson (Nee Helm); his son Jack Clarence Peterson; his daughter, Deborah Peterson; one sister, Margaret Wescoat; five grandchildren, Chelsey, Megan, Anna, Jack Jr.; Nicholas; two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Madalynn and his two sisters in law, Jane Peterson and Nancy Peterson. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 12:00 pm at the Carnesale Funeral Home, 202 S. Third St., Hammonton, where a viewing will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the New Columbia-Nesco United Methodist Church, 3551 Nesco Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037.

 

 

 

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Last Call for Carmen A. Merlino III 6-21-18

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Last Call for Carmen A. Merlino III   6-21-18

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Nesco Chief Carmen Merlino III

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Chief Carmen Merlino III

From the Nesco Vol Fire Company's Facebook page

It is with deep regrets, sadness, and heavy hearts the Nesco Volunteer Fire Company announces the sudden passing of Chief Carmen Merlino III. Chief Merlino III was a member of the department for 27 years, he loved serving his community. Chief Merlino III will be missed by many. Rest in Peace Chief and thank you for your service to our department and community. Arrangements are still being made and will be shared as soon as they are available. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Carmens family during this difficult time.

The Elwood Vol Fire Company would like to express our deepest sympathy to The Nesco Vol Fire Company, the Merlino family and all of Mullica Twp. He will be missed.

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