Page 2 • Wednesday , April 19 , 2023 • The Hammonton Gazette
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The Hammonton Gazette
OPINION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 NOTICIAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 OUR TOWN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 FAITH FOCUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 CIVIC NEWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 HAMMONTON ’ S HISTORY . . . . . . 39
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT . . . . . . 43 WHAT ’ S HOT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 MIND GAMES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 CLASSIFIEDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 SCORECARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 SPORTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 www . hammontongazette . com The Hammonton Gazette ( USPS 018984 ) is published weekly by Gabriel J . Donio ( Publisher ), Hammonton Gazette Publishing LLC , 14 Tilton St ., Hammonton , NJ 08037 . Periodicals Postage Paid at Hammonton , NJ . Subscriptions are available for $ 25.00 per year for New Jersey addresses & $ 30.00 per year for residents for out-of-state addresses . POSTMASTER : Send address changes to The Hammonton Gazette , 14 Tilton St ., P . O . Box 1228 Hammonton , NJ 08037 . Call ( 609 ) 704-1940 for more information .
Jeanne Marie Lindsay
Jeanne Marie Lindsay ( nee Goins ), 79 , of Hammonton , N . J . passed away peacefully Friday , April 14 , 2023 . She was surrounded by her loving family . Raised in Atco , she was the salutatorian of St . Joseph ’ s High School graduating class of 1961 . She attended Mt . Aloysius College and received a degree in Medical Records . She worked at many hospitals and nursing homes throughout New Jersey , Ohio , and N . Y . Retirement years brought Jeanne and Greg home to Hammonton . Lindsay ’ s Pick Your Own Blueberries was a labor of love . She loved interacting with the many people who came to the farm each year , some returning year after year and becoming friends . Though a traditional homemaker , she held strong to her feminist views and passed them on to her daughters . As the matriarch of the family , she was the keeper of traditions . As a testament to her strength , the family saying is , “ The problem with Jeanne is that she doesn ’ t know what she can ’ t do ”.
Predeceased by her parents , Charles and Jean Goins of Atco ; and her brother , Charles Patrick Goins , Jr . Beloved wife of Greg ( d 2013 ); Loving mother of Janis Duffy , Christine Sebastian , and Catherine Eastman ( Bill ) and grandmother of William , Sean and Daniel Duffy , Annabelle and Sarah Sebastian . Devoted sister to Dorothy Maradeo ( Matt ), Agnes Massara ( Jim ), and Catherine Brigandi ( Frank ). Also survived by her sisters and brothers in law , nieces , nephews , and cousins .
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday April 19 , 2023 from 6 p . m . -8 p . m . and Thursday 9:30 a . m . - 10:30 a . m . at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N . Third St . Hammonton , N . J . 08037 . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a . m . at St . Mary of Mt . Carmel Parish St . Joseph Church corner of Third and French St . Hammonton , N . J . Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 248 S . First Rd . Hammonton , N . J . 08037 . In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to one of her favorite charities St . Labre Indian School P . O . Box 216 , Ashland MT 59003-9989 . To share a condolence , please visit marinellafuneralhome . com
Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home
Nicholas C . Masi Jr .
Nicholas C . Masi Jr ., " Micky Finn ", 82 , of Hammonton passed away peacefully on Thursday , April 13 , 2023 , surrounded by his loving family at AtlantiCare Medical Center in Galloway Township .
He was born and raised in Hammonton . He was a 1959 graduate of St . Joseph ' s High School . He was a devoted husband , father , grandfather , brother and uncle . He was known for being a great mechanic , having worked for Ranere Chevrolet , Arena Buick and Kmart Auto Service . Most recently he worked for NAPA Auto Parts . As a young man he enjoyed the family traditions of cooking and wine making alongside his Uncle Sam Angello and Jim Raso . Nick was an avid deer hunter , a member of the 3H Deer Club and Atlantic County Farm Bureau . He loved gardening and shared the bounty of produce with family and neighbors . If he wasn ' t taking care of his garden or yard , you could find him at the neighbors , Melora Farms .
He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years , Judith A . ( Spangler ) Masi ; his parents , Nicholas C . and Mary ( Angello ) Masi ; and his sister , Rosemarie Marro . He is survived by three sons , Nicholas A . Masi , Steven Masi ( Karen ), and James Masi ( Sharon ); two grandchildren , Danielle N . Masi and Destiny Rose ; one brother , Anthony Masi ( Patricia ); and many nieces , nephews , cousins and friends .
A visitation will be held on Wednesday , April 19 , 2023 from 4 p . m . – 6 p . m . at the Carnesale Funeral Home , 202 S . Third Street in Hammonton , where funeral services will be held at 6 p . m .
Arrangements entrusted to Carnesale Funeral Home
Dorothy “ Dottie ” Puleo
Dorothy “ Dottie ” Puleo ( nee Regn ), 87 , of Hammonton , N . J . and formerly of Atco , N . J . passed away Friday , April 14 , 2023 .
Dorothy was born in Camden , N . J . and grew up in Atco , N . J . She graduated from Lower Camden County Regional High School in 1955 . Dottie loved to play bingo and was known for her pineapple upside-down cakes , going to and having yard sales . She started working in 1955 at A & P and retired after 44 years in 1999 from Super Fresh in Hammonton and she was a member of Local # 152 . Dottie was always helping her customers find a good bargain or giving recommendations of different products . She was also very active volunteering at the St . Vincent de Paul Food Pantry .
She is predeceased by her parents , Walter and Sophia ( nee Muza ) Regn ; and her brother , Walter Regn . She is survived by her husband of 66 years , Anthony J . “ Tony / Junior ” Puleo ; her daughter , Lisa Puleo ( Frank Vitagliano ) ( his children and grandchildren ). She is also survived by her special friend , Roberta “ Berta ” Franchetti . Dorothy will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews .
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Thursday from 6 p . m . – 8 p . m . and Friday Morning from 10 a . m . – 11 a . m . at Marinella Funeral Home 102 N Third St . Hammonton , N . J . 08037 . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday 11:30 a . m . at St . Mary of Mt . Carmel Parish-St . Anthony Church 285 Rt . 206 Hammonton , N . J . Burial will follow in Greenmount Cemetery 124 S . 1st Road Hammonton , N . J . 08037 . In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to the St . Vincent de Paul Society “ Hammonton Food Pantry ” 2024 Little Eagle Drive Hammonton , NJ 08037 . To leave a condolence , please visit marinellafuneralhome . com
Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home .
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Construction equipment located at the courts at Hammonton Middle School . Thursday , April 13 , 4:02 p . m .
Revving Mustang engine leads to arrest
POLICE , from Page 1 April 10 became the subject of a noise complaint and arrest , Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said .
Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Reading Avenue regarding a noise complaint of a
William Matthew Olive
William Matthew Olive , 78 , of Hammonton , N . J . passed away Friday , April 14 , 2023 .
Bill was born in Hammonton and graduated from Hammonton High School in 1962 . He worked in shipping and receiving for W . B . Kessler Clothing for 15 years and retired after 29 years at Tropicana Casino as a Floor Supervisor . He was a eucharistic minister for the St . Mary of Mt . Carmel Parish and was the best Italian fingers player in Hammonton .
He is predeceased by his parents , Angelo and Angelina A . ( nee Calabria ) Olive ; and his son , Robert “ Bobby ” Olive . Bill is survived by his loving wife , Janice Olive ( nee Santilli ); son , William A . Olive ( Amanda ); brother , Angelo “ Sonny ” Olive ; sisters , Marie Olive and Patricia Perna ( Ralph ). He is the loving grandfather of Lilygrace , Damien , Zeppelin , November and Ever Olive . Daughter-in-law , Jeanne Olive .
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing April 19 , 2023 from 9:30 a . m . - 11:30 a . m . at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N . Third St . Hammonton , N . J . 08037 . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p . m . at St . Mary of Mt . Carmel Parish St . Joseph Church , corner of Third and French St . Hammonton , N . J . Private cremation will be held following Mass . In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to St . Jude Children ’ s Research Hospital 501 St . Jude Place Memphis , TN 38105 www . stjude . org / donate To share a condolence , please visit marinellafuneralhome . com
Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home
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large engine revving , Friel said .
Officer Richard Carpo responded and while arriving in the area , he could hear tires screeching and a loud engine revving from the intersection of Weymouth and S . Egg Harbor Roads , Friel said .
“ As he turned into a driveway on Reading Avenue , Officer Carpo activated his scene lighting and observed a green Ford Mustang adjacent to a residence with heavy smoke coming from the rear tires and heard the engine still revving ,” Friel said .
The driver was identified as Mauricio Ocampos-Vasquez , 24 , of Hammonton , Friel said .
“ He told patrol to wait when See HPD , Page 4
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