The Hammonton Gazette 05/15/24 Edition | Page 2


Page 2 • Wednesday , May 15 , 2024 • The Hammonton Gazette OBITUARIES

Marion C . Oliva

Marion C . Oliva ( nee Merlino ), 92 , passed away at home in Boynton Beach , Fla . on Monday , April 29 , 2024 . Born in Providence , Rhode Island she lived in Hammonton for many years before moving to Florida in 1980 . Marion graduated from the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Society . Before retiring Marion worked as Director of Nursing Education at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital . While living in Hammonton she was an active member of St . Martin DePorres R . C . Church .
Marion was predeceased by her husband , Leon J . Oliva ; and her son in law , Enrico " Ricky " Tomasello . She is survived by her son , Robert J . Oliva ( Earsel ); and her daughter , Lee Anne Tomasello ; two grandchildren , Michael Oliva ( Christy ) and Jennifer Tomasello ; and her former daughter in law , Jean Calzone .
A viewing and Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday , May 4 , 2024 , with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery , Hammonton . Memorial donations may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society at : nationalmssociety . org .
Arrangements were by the Carnesale Funeral Home .

Timothy L . Richardson Jr .



Year Round Residential • Commercial
701 Clayton Road • Williamstown , NJ 08094 ( P ) 856-629-9494 • Steve @ tlclandscape . net EXCEEDING YOUR EXPECTATIONS
Timothy L . Richardson Jr ., 57 , of Venice , Florida , and formerly of Holliston and Lancaster , Maine , passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday , March 26 , 2024 . Born in Framingham , he was the son of the late Barbara ( Eames ) Richardson and Timothy L . Richardson Sr . Tim was a loving husband of 22 years to Rene ( Campione ) Richardson .
Tim grew up in Holliston , Maine where he was active in youth Little League , and high school football and track . After high school , he went on to attend UMass Lowell , receiving an MBA . Tim worked for the Mechanical Engineering team at Raytheon Technologies for 36 years as a Senior Operations Analyst . After college and beginning work at Raytheon , Tim met , and married , Rene settling in Lancaster , Maine where they lived for 14 years . They moved to Venice , Fla . in 2021 , where both he and Rene received their real estate licenses .
Throughout his life , Tim was greatly interested in music , often playing along on one of his many guitars , either electric or acoustic . In addition to his love of music , he also enjoyed coin collecting , being a part of the Venice Coin Club , bowling with Rene , and was interested in cars , and cooking .
Besides his wife , Tim is survived by his siblings , Janna ( Richardson ) Vogel and her husband , Stephen , of Pomfret Center , Conn ., Peter K . Richardson and his wife , Sara , of Bozeman , Mont ., his sister-in-law , Desiree Campione of Hammonton , N . J ., his mother-in-law Mary Alice Foster of Venice , Fla ., his father-in-law Albert L . Campione III of Venice Fla ., and his nieces and nephews , Sarah and her husband , Kang , Mark , Taylor and her partner , Ryan , Mia , Samuel , Peter , Albert ; and great nephew , Ryder . Who will miss Tim ’ s kindness , strength and his love . Tim was welcomed to his heavenly home by the Lord and his parents ’ open arms .
Family and friends are invited to attend his visitation Tuesday , June 4 , 2024 at 10 a . m . with a celebration of Tim ’ s life to follow at 11 a . m ., all at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N Third St . Hammonton , NJ 08037 . A luncheon will be held at Rocco ’ s Town House 21 N 3rd St , Hammonton , NJ 08037 following the service . In lieu of flowers , please consider a donation in memory of Tim to the American Heart Association . ahatribute . funraise . org To share a condolence , please visit marinellafuneralhome . com
Arrangements entrusted to Marinella Funeral Home .

HPD handles stolen vehicle

HAMMONTON — On May 6 at 11:21 a . m ., police received information about the location of a stolen vehicle . Police were dispatched to the 800th block of Central Avenue with information that the vehicle was currently at an address in that block , Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said .
Officer David Diaz responded and observed the vehicle , a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 that had been reported stolen by the owner , was found to be in the possession of John Franzofa , 51 , of Hammonton . He was placed under arrest , transported to police headquarters for processing and charged with theft of moveable property . He and was released pending court appearance in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court .
On May 7 at 11:13 a . m ., on Railroad Avenue , Officer David Diaz , initiated a pedestrian stop and identified the subject as Robert Watson . Watson , 39 , of Hall Street in Winslow , was found to have an outstanding warrant , and was placed under arrest . While being searched , he was found to be in possession one wax fold , and was charged with possession of CDS . He
was transported to police headquarters for processing and released pending court appearance and Atlantic County Superior Court .
On the 600 block of South White Horse Pike , police were dispatched for the report of an individual returning from a crisis call . Staff advised that they would not let him back into a program as he did not have the proper paperwork and that he was not permitted on the premises . The accused was a Henry Hall , 27 , of Jersey City , N . J . While speaking with him , he stated that he stole approximately six sodas from a restaurant and a WalMart shopping cart in the 500 block of South White Horse Pike . He was placed under arrest and transported the police headquarters for processing . He was charged with theft and shoplifting and released pending court appearance in Hammonton Joint Municipal Court . Officer Travis Hoffman was the investigating and arresting officer .
This report is comprised of arrests and investigations made by the men and women of local enforcement . All suspects and arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law .
Tacos Al Carbon celebrated their 26th anniversary last week .

BOE honors athletes for breaking records

HAMMONTON — Hammonton High School track and field athletes Kiley Kozlowski , Juliana Dogostino , Jake Edwards and Anthony Liakhnovich were recognized during the May 9 board of education meeting for breaking school records .
Coach Jeff Dey congratulated Edwards who broke the high jump school record .
“ First athlete is Jake Edwards . He ’ s a new member of the boys track team and instantaneously he has become a valuable member of the team . Jake has been quickly learning high jump . He has recently broken the school record in the high jump that was originally set in 1975 and tied in 2015 . Two days later , he had broke the record again jumping 6 ’ 6 ’’ currently placing him tied for second place in the state of New Jersey ,” Dey said .
Next , Dey congratulated Liaknovich who broke the shot put school record .
“ Our second athlete is Anthony Liaknovich . He
Jaime Wuillermin / THG
is a junior and a third year member of the track team . He has been excelling over the years as he masters his skills in throwing both shot put and discus . Anthony has started his season by breaking the school record on the first meet of the season , which stood since 2019 . A few weeks later , he threw another huge throw and broke the record again with a throw of 62 feet 10 inches . That throw has him currently ranked as third in the state of New Jersey . It ’ s also number one in Atlantic County history , and it ’ s also number eight in the top or number eight in all South Jersey history ,” Dey said .
The girls head track and field coach Michelle Wolosky couldn ’ t attend the meeting , so she sent some information for board member Barbara Berenato to report on .
“ We would like to honor Jules Dogostino and Kiley Kozlowski . They teamed up to break the two-person high jump relays school record at Roland Regionals on April 27 . Their combined
See BOE , Page 8