Jay E Wilson, Sr. passed away on January 12th, 2022 in his beloved hometown of Wildwood New Jersey. He was 80 years old. His dementia diagnosis created serious medical issues, but he always maintained an upbeat attitude and zest for life. Until the very end we were blessed with his bright smile, trademark dimples and even some dance moves. He was a strong, proud man and remained that way until his last day on this earth.Jay's childhood was full of fun times and adventure despite growing up in a small town post depression and during World War II. He could always be seen around town with his three beloved brothers and neighborhood friends. He was very popular in the community. Jay was a very hard worker and had great respect for all that were honest hardworking people as well. He loved working for Acme Markets in Cape May NJ and was a proud Produce Manager for 43 years.The thing Jay was most proud of was his family. He married Betty Ann Peebles 58 years ago at St. Ann's Church in Wildwood and had 4 children; Jay Jr., Jeffrey, Jill and Jameil. His children were his pride and joy.Jay was known for being a straight shooter. You could always count on him to tell it like it is. His word was his bond and he always meant what he said. He was a kind and generous man that was beloved by his many nieces and nephews. Everyone adored Uncle Jay. He appreciated the simple things in life; honesty, hard work, family and of course Philadelphia sports teams ... especially the Phillies and the Eagles.Jay leaves behind his wife, Betty Peebles Wilson; son Jay E Wilson Jr (Christina), daughter Jill (Christopher), and son Jameil; grandchildren: Danielle, Joshua, Jalen, Jonah, Jayna, Jaclyn, and Jacobi; great grandchildren Josie and Ace; and siblings: Jessie Griffin ,Joan Freeman, Crawford A Wilson Jr, and Melvin Wilson.He is predeceased by his parents, Crawford A. and Hellen Wilson, Sr., his son Jeffrey, daughter-in-law Markia, and siblings Douglas Henley, Joyce Davis, and Clarence Wilson.Services will be Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Services will start at 12:00 noon. Interment is private, donations may be made in Jay’s name to HFC, Bringing light to Alzheimer’s, 9301 Whilshire Boulevard, Suite 507, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Condolences at www.radzieta.com

DAVIS, MARIE T. (Piro), 78, of North Wildwood, January 13, 2022. She was co-owner/operator of Piro's Village Restaurant.

Margaret Mary “Margie” Ann Urie (Smyth), 74, passed away on January 8th, 2022 at her home in Port St. Lucie, FL. She was surrounded by her family and passed away peacefully after a two-year fight with cancer. Margie was married for 51 years to her beloved husband, Frank Urie. She is survived by her husband, three sons, William Urie, Timothy Urie (Vanessa) and Andrew Urie (Megan) and her brother, Joseph Smyth, predeceased by her sister Denise O’Connor. She adored her five grandchildren, Brendan, Anja, Laura (Tim); Hazel and Winston (Andrew) who lovingly knew "Gram" for her laughter, charm and love.Margie was born in Springfield, PA and graduated from Archbishop Prendergast High School and the University of Dallas. She spent most of her life working and raising her family in Cape May Court House, NJ. She was a highly respected reading & language arts middle school teacher at Lower Township, Dennis Township and Somers Point (Jordan Road) schools in New Jersey. Additionally, she helped support the family business, Urie's Fish Fry in various roles. Throughout her travels, most notably Amsterdam and New York City, Margie built lifelong friendships. Her love and friendship are felt deep and wide, and she will be incredibly missed.Her interests were as vast as her intellect, and she was a lover of the arts - particularly music and Broadway. Margie was well known to breeze through the toughest of crossword puzzles which became a daily activity during retirement in addition to her voracious reading habit. She will be lovingly remembered for her incredible warm, humorous, thoughtful, and engaging personality.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Margie's memory either to the St. Lucie Catholic Church or the Children’s Literacy Initiative (cli.org). Margie would love to know she inspired children to read. A memorial will be held in Cape May County, NJ in the spring/summer with details to follow. Please reference this obituary in the future and this website for further information (www.kudoboard.com/boards/n8YB4LSO).

It seems that the majority of people don’t even consider hell might be an option when they die. It is as if everyone ends up in heaven – well, except for Hitler or a few nasties like him.

Louis J. Lamanna, 81, of Seaville, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Peter and Elizabeth (Catanoso) Lamanna, he was a lifetime resident of this area. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and graduated from Rutgers University and Central Michigan University receiving his Master’s Degree. He served 42 years of dedicated service with the Cape May County Health Dept. and as Public Health Coordinator. He retired in 2006.He enjoyed retirement. He loved his home and enjoyed maintaining his beautiful yard. He found beauty in life everywhere and loved flowers and animals. He was a member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish Resurrection Church.He also loved the beach, enjoyed cooking and entertaining - his chicken cutlets and his tuna gravy will be greatly missed. He escaped the winters to Fort Myers Beach and enjoyed his holidays in Los Angeles every year. He also loved his road trips to New Hope, PA.He loved getting his group of friends together for a good bocce ball game. He maintained a very healthy and active lifestyle. He was an avid runner for many years and walked the Ocean City boardwalk often. He was a very proud PopPop and beamed in the presence of his grandchildren. He made his family a priority and practiced what he preached. He will be remembered for his vibrant smile and zest for life.He is survived by his three beloved children, Louis Jr., Anthony, and Gina Marie Binder; brother Peter Lamanna (Joyce) and sister Marilyn Pettito; and grandchildren Bryn and Anthony Jr. (AJ) Lamanna, Ava and Ali Makenna Binder and many cousins and extended family.Services were private and a celebration of life will be held at a later date in the Spring 2022. All arrangements were under the care and direction of Radzieta Funeral Home, CMCH and condolences may be shared at www.radzieta.com

CHABOK, ALMA J., 90, of Cape May Court House, January 6, 2022. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Church in Sea Isle City, NJ.

Mary J Cook (née Saddic), 92, of North Cape May, passed away peacefully in her home, Tuesday, January 4, 2021. Born February 14, 1929 (Valentine’s Day) in Philadelphia PA to Elias and Lena Saddic, she spent summers growing up in Cape May. In 1956, she and her husband Dale, bought a home in North Cape May where they spent summers with family. In 1960, the US Navy took them to Norfolk Va. They remained there until her husband retired in 1970 when they moved back to their home in North Cape May. Mary and Dale owned The Saddic Guest House on Jackson Street in Cape May. In 1978, they purchased the 4 G's Restaurant, later Mary & Dale's Family Restaurant in Rio Grande, NJ. After selling the business in 1995, they remained in North Cape May until they relocated to Virginia in 2008 due to health reasons. When Mary’s husband passed away in 2009, Mary moved back to her home in North Cape May.She enjoyed playing poker, crossword puzzles, knitting and until recently crocheting for the great grandchildren. Spending time watching the sunsets on the Delaware Bay with family and friends was her greatest joy.She is survived by her daughter, Jan Tirrell, 5 grandchildren, Janet (JJ) Snellbaker, Bill (BJ)Tirrell Jr, Michael Cook, Elizabeth (Cook) Ayers and Angeline Buracker, great grandchildren Jeremy, Jacob, Caitlyn, Bryce, Joshua, William III, Thomas, Sophia, Adrienne, Jordyn, Robbie, Marcie, Fiona, Daniel and Trey.She is preceded in death by her husband Dale, Sr, her son Dale Jr, her parents, Elias and Lena Saddic, her 2 brothers, Louis and Frederick Saddic and one great granddaughter Alexandria.Family and friends can pay their respects on Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 9-11am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 321 St. Demetrios Ave., Wildwood, NJ, with services to follow at 11am. Internment will be at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle VA on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mary’s name to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 321 St. Demetrios Ave., Wildwood, NJ, or The Hospice Foundation, 1801 Zion Rd, Suite 2, Northfield, NJ. Condolences may be shared at www.evoyfuneralhome.com

John Scott Ormrod, 50, of Rio Grande, NJ passed away January 10, 2022. He was born in Philadelphia, PA. John graduated Middle Township High School and later worked at Shop Rite in Rio Grande for 29 years. He loved to hunt, fish, and hike the Appalachian Trail to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research.John is survived by his parents, Jack and Sandy Ormrod; brother Steve Ormrod; nephew Gage; and ex-wife Tina Ormrod.A memorial service will be announced for a later date. Donations may be made in John’s name to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Blvd – Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209. Condolences at www.radzieta.com

Frank R. Podlaski, 95, of Ocean View, NJ passed away January 9, 2022. He was born in Camden, NJ to the late Anthony and Mary Podlaski and served in the US Navy during World War II and Korea. Frank later worked as a purchasing agent for Harry F. Ortlip Electrical Construction Corp. in Philadelphia. He was a member of the Polish American Club, AARP of Sea Isle City, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. Frank enjoyed travelling and attending Daily Mass at St. Joseph’s in Sea Isle City. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his wife Elizabeth, son Robert, and sister Dorothy Fabiani.Frank is survived by his daughters: Betty (Jay) Perry and Eileen Hagan; as well as 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.Services will be on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at St. Joseph Church, 4308 Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Mass will start at 11 a.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 or Holy Redeemer Hospice, 1801 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.www.radzieta.com

Louis F. Gilberti, 79, of Cape May Court House, NJ, formerly of Delaware County, PA, passed away January 6, 2022. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Louis and Rose Gilberti and worked as Plant Manager for the Interboro School District. He retired in 2001 and moved to Cape May Court House and enjoyed classic cars, music, and gardening. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his siblings: Joseph Gilberti, Philip Gilberti, and Rita Paciotti.Louis is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, Katherine “Kitty” (formerly Hays) and daughter Katherine “Kathie” Gilberti.Memorial service will be Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Avenue, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lou’s name to the Cape May County Animal Shelter – DN 501B, 110 Shelter Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.Condolences atwww.radzieta.com

Patricia Calfina passed away January 6, 2022 surrounded by love. She was an amazingly strong woman who fought hard right up to the end. She is predeceased by her husband of 54 years Philip and her son Anthony. Left behind to cherish her memory are her children Philip (Julia) Calfina, Charyl Calfina, and Terri Hoff. Her grandchildren Kyle, Ashley, Philip, Annie, Devon, Cierra, Michael, Alex, and bonus granddaughter Shevi. Her great grandsons Tyler, Oliver, Wyatt, Connor, Atlas, and Baby Boy Carlino due in July. Due to current Covid numbers the family will hold a celebration of life later. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff at Complete Care in Court House and Bayada Hospice for all the care they gave our mom during her final days. Condolences can be shared at www.EvoyFuneralHome.com.

George C. Lashley, Sr. 08/04/1941, Passed away at his winter home in Lake Alfred, FL on 12/24/2021, on Hospice care for end-stage COPD. George was born and raised in Cape May County, N.J. He served with the New Jersey National Guard and Middle Township Rescue Squad in the Sixties; then for the remainder of his active working career he worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator. George is survived by his wife of 52 years of marriage, Sandra Lashley, his sisters Lana MacDonald, Carol Leeper and Karen Taylor. His Children, Tracey, Dawn, Paul, Billy and George, Jr. George also leaves behind 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

MADAJEWSKI, JANET M., 81, of Palermo, January 4, 2022. She had worked as a server for the Tuckahoe Inn and as a clerk at the Seaville Acme.

REA, LESLIE C. ("Les"), 86, of West Cape May, January 5, 2022. He served in the NJ National Guard and was advisor to the Cape Tech HS Agri-science and Horticulture Program.

Conine, Karleen M, age 73 of Wildwood Crest, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. A lifelong area resident, Karleen worked as a waitress at Surfside West in Wildwood Crest, and has also worked at Keenes Kitchen in N Cape May. She enjoyed wordsearch puzzles, arcades – especially pinball, sightseeing around Cape May County, eating out, and going to the beach. She is predeceased by her son, Charles Conine Jr. (2018). Karleen is survived by her husband Charles Sweeten, daughter Suzanne Conine, and grandsons Charles Conine III and John Conine. Services will be privately held. Memorial donations in Karleen's memory can be made to the Alzheimer Association, 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310, Marlton, NJ 08053. Condolences can be shared at www.EvoyFuneralHome.com.

Dr. Michael G. Maroldo, 75, Family physician of Toms River, NJ and North Cape May; Medical Director of GPU Nuclear in Forked River and Viking Yachts in New Gretna, NJ passed away January 9, 2022. He succumbed to Parkinson's Disease and died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in Michael's name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or michaeljfox.org.Condolences atwww.radzieta.com

Frances A. Langrell, 75, of Dennisville died Sunday January 2, 2022 at Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House, NJ. Born in Buena Vista Twp., NJ she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine M. Triolo Alise and the wife of the late Edward Langrell who died in 2019. Frances grew up in Tuckahoe and resided in Dennisville the past 55 years.She was an avid crocheter, breast cancer survivor and was a member of the South Millville Gunning Club. Surviving are her sons, Edward Langrell, Jr. (Tammy), and Tommy Langrell, grandchildren, Allison Langrell, Megan Campbell (Tom), Randy Langrell, Samantha Slalster, Jarrett Langrell, great grandchildren, James Snyder, Andrea Campbell, and Thomas Campbell, Jr.At Frances’s request there will be no services.To email condolences and or tributes please visit www.hoffmanfuneralhomes.netMemorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Robert W. Brett, “Flounder Bob”, of Cape May Court House, NJ, has passed away on January 4, 2022, at the age of 82.Beloved husband of the late Ellen M. (Petock). Loving father to five children Ellen, Deborah (Patrick), Robert, Gail, and Michael (Cristina). Grandfather to ten grandchildren Rebecca (Joe), Alexandra, Liam, Regan, Maria, Patrick, Meghan, Colin, Isabella, and Victoria; and three great grandchildren Aidan, Matthew, and Ryker.Bob was born and raised in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA to the late Marie (Collins) and John S. Brett.He was preceded in death by his brothers John Brett, Jr. and Joseph Chilutti, Sr.; and sisters Doris Muhler, Evelyn Spedding and brother-in-law Paul Petock. He leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews.He considered the friendships he made while living in Cape May his “whole other family”, know that he loved you all dearly!Bob was a machinist for 35 years at Philadelphia Gear Corporation. He enjoyed antiquing and was an avid fisherman in Cape May, NJ since 1964.He was an active member of St. Mary’s Parish, Schwenksville, PA for many years and currently at Our Lady of the Angels, Cape May Court House, NJ.The family is planning a celebration of life in Cape May, NJ in the early Spring 2022. Interment will be private in the Shenandoah Heights Cemetery, Shenandoah, PA. Condolences at www.radzieta.com

Richard Samuel DeRose (“Rich”) died peacefully with loved ones by his side in the hospital on January 3, 2022 in Reston, VA due to complications from leukemia. He was 83.Rich was born on August 16, 1938 in Stone Harbor, NJ to his parents Joseph and Dorothy DeRose. Rich graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1961 and later earned a Masters from The Naval Postgraduate School. Rich proudly served his country in the United States Navy for the next eight years in various locations around the world aboard ship. After an honorable discharge from the Navy, he relocated to Arlington, VA where he married his wife, Judy DeRose, in 1972 and eventually settled in Vienna, VA. Rich initially worked in the telecommunications industry for RCA, Burroughs and MCI. In 1979 he founded DHD Services Inc. and served as President and CEO until DHDs acquisition in 1991 by Information Analysis Inc. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Information Analysis until his retirement in 2020. Rich is best known for his kind and generous nature, his love for family and friends, his obsession with golf and his unwavering devotion to Philadelphia sports teams.Rich is survived by his daughter Sarah and her husband Alex, his son Rich and his wife Liv; five beautiful grandchildren – Ryan, Wyatt, Savannah, Summer and Josephine; his brother Thomas DeRose; and many beloved family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife and soulmate Judy DeRose and his brother Joseph DeRose.Rich will be celebrated with a memorial service at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD in early spring of 2022. Details to follow. All are welcome to attend to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) or the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance in honor of his wife.

Patricia Ann Corson, 88, passed away peacefully in her sleep with her beloved cat Rusty by her side on Monday January 3, 2022 at home in Cape May Court House. She was born on December 19, 1933 to Robert Newman and Lois Mowry in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from Olney High School, she attended Hahnemann School of Nursing then relocated to Wildwood, NJ where she began her nursing career at Burdette Tomlin Hospital.In 1977, she moved to Boca Raton, Florida with her late husband J. Douglas Corson and resumed her nursing career at Whitehall, Boca as Resident Assessment Coordinator. While living in Florida, she enjoyed cooking and always welcomed neighbors and friends to join in their holiday gatherings. She made sure no one spent the holidays alone.After suffering a stroke in 2001, she moved back to New Jersey to live with her daughter Suzanne Nardi. Faced with many health issues over the years, she never complained, gracefully handled the challenges and never gave up.Patricia enjoyed reading cookbooks, watching cooking shows, computer games, rooting for her Phillies and trips up the road to the casino. Of premier importance was her family, spending time with them was her greatest joy.She is survived by her son, Michael Nardi (Carolyn), daughter Suzanne Nardi, grandson Christopher Nardi (Mariel), granddaughter Nicole Nardi (Danny) and her cat Rusty. A celebration of Patricia’s life well lived will be held in the spring.

Frank A. Eble, of Wildwood, passed away on December 30th, 2021 at the age of 91.Frank was born in New York, NY to the late Hattie and Francis X. A. Eble. He graduated at the age of 20 with a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Catholic University. He later earned a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. For many years, Frank worked as an Engineer for RCA, which then became GE, and was an active member of the ASPEP union until his retirement. He enjoyed trivia, and crossword puzzles, and created thousands of “Shenanagrams”, which are anagram-style brain puzzles. Frank wrote a book, “Fatal Crossings”, and published it online himself. In his free time, he enjoyed watching baseball and could cite game and player’s statistics effortlessly. Frank was strong in his Catholic faith and was a kind and generous man, who always helped others before himself. He is very loved and will be sincerely missed.Frank is predeceased by his first wife, Theresa Eble (nee Valenti) and his second wife, Dolores Murray Eble; son, Francis J. Eble; step-son Charles Rafferty; and sister, Jane Eble Hillis. He is survived by his daughters, Ann E. Cannon (Patrick), Marie C. Eble (Robert Burgess); step-daughter, Joanne Golley; grandchildren, Amanda Murray, Chelsea Cannon, and Katherine and Andrew Burgess; step-grandchildren, David Fitzgerald and Sean Golley; great-grandchildren, Connor, Hunter and Hayley; and many loving nieces and nephews.Family and friends are welcome to attend Frank’s Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 14th, 2022 at 10:00 am at Saint John Neumann’s Church, 560 Walton Avenue, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054. Interment will follow at Colestown Cemetery in Cherry Hill, NJ.In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to American Heart Association or American Lung Association at the following links:https://www.heart.org/https://www.lung.org/Arrangements entrusted to Mount Laurel Home for Funerals.

Marzullo-Reilly, Rose E. passed away on January 4, 2022 in North Cape May, NJ. Rose was born on September 16, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA and graduated from Little Flower High School. She worked at Sears and Robuck for many years and was employed at Wawa for 27 years at the Rio Grande and North Cape May locations. When Rose was not working, she enjoyed flower gardening and was a member of the World Wrestling Federation. Rose is survived by her husband of 40 years, Edward Reilly. She was predeceased by her mother and father as well as her brother, Robert Marzullo, who died from a swimming accident as a teenager. Services will be privately held. Condolences can be shared at www.EvoyFuneralHome.com

Ronald W. ‘Ronnie’ Carey, Jr., 57, of Villas, NJ passed away Saturday, January 1st, peacefully, at Shore Medical Center, Somers Point, NJ in Atlantic County. Ronnie was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 31, 1964, a son of the late Esther M. ’Bunny’ (Callahan) and Ronald W. Carey, Sr.Ronnie was a graduate of Father Judge HS and Atlantic Cape Community College. He worked for Cape May County for 31 years – First as a Sr. Children Supervisor at the Youth Shelter and then for the Sheriff’s Dept. / Jail as a Records Support Tech I. Loving brother of Patrick J. (Andria), Noel Reilly, Kathleen Coughlin (Vincent) and Maryellen Carey. He was the devoted Uncle of Caitlin, Vincent Jr., Eimile, Patrick, Abigayle and Jordyn.Relatives and Friends are invited to his viewing from 9:30 -10:20 AM and to his Funeral Mass which will be celebrated at 10:30 AM, both on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at St. Ephrem Church 5400 Hulmeville Rd. in Bensalem, PA. His Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery Bensalem, PA. Services entrusted to the Walter J. Meyers Funeral Home and condolences may be made at www.meyersfh.com.

Mark A. Turkaly Jr. age 44 of N. Cape May passed away suddenly on Dec. 27, 2021 at his home. Mark was born in Cape May Court House and was a lifelong area resident, He graduated from Lower Cape May Regional High School where he played baseball and ran track. He worked for many years as a labor foreman for JF Kiely Construction in Cape May Court House and also briefly worked for ULS (Utility Line Services) in Ocean View. He enjoyed fishing off the beach and jetties. Mark is preceded in death by his mother Dawn E. Turkaly (Nov. 2021). He is survived by his daughter Kaylee Nielsen; sons Brandon and Evan; father Mark A. Turkaly; and brother Christopher Turkaly. Mark also leaves numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services will be held privately, Contributions in his name may be made to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, 2009 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Condolences will be received at www.EvoyFuneralHome.com

Marie R. Flacco (nee Finelli), 87, of Wildwood Crest, NJ.It is with tremendous sadness and heartbreak that we announce the passing of our beautiful, strong, independent, and loving wife, mother, and Mom-mom, Marie Finelli Flacco on December 25, 2021. She loved and took pride in all her roles as a devoted wife, mother, Mom-mom, daughter, sister, and aunt. Marie was pre-deceased by her loving daughter, Christine Flacco, and devoted parents Salvatore and Maria Finelli. Marie is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Lou Flacco, cherished daughters Lu Ann Flacco (Tony Sbarra), Marie Flacco Scaglione (Anthony Scaglione), and son Louis Flacco, her siblings Annette Connor, Joan Finelli, and Pat Finelli, and the true lights of her heart and life, her granddaughters Theresa Flacco, Sienna and Arianna Scaglione. She also leaves behind two sisters-in-law, Jean Bowman and Barbara Flacco, 8 nieces, 2 nephews, 11 great nieces, 9 great nephews, 5 great great nieces and 5 great great nephews.Born in Orange, NJ, Marie grew up on Whittlesey Avenue in West Orange. Marie and her girlfriends vacationed in Wildwood, which is where she met her beloved Lou. After they were married in 1957, Marie and Lou settled in Wildwood Crest. Marie was a long time member of the Wildwood Crest Ambulance Corp Women's Auxiliary. She was always very active in sports, most especially tennis. Marie enjoyed getting her nails done, line dancing, singing, playing the lottery, going to the Wildwood High School basketball games with Lou, and doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles. Most of all, she thrived on her daily FaceTimes with her family, as well as her family gatherings. Marie was the sunshine that could brighten anyone’s day with her infectious smile, and she loved going out and talking with everyone! Her endless faith and unconditional love for her family and friends were evident in all that she did each day. Her favorite color was lavender, which symbolizes purity, devotion, and love. She truly was a pure soul who was devoted to all whom she loved, and she loved deeply and with a huge heart! She will be missed terribly but never forgotten.Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 noon Friday, January 7th, 2022, at the Assumption Church, 7100 Seaview Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ, where friends and family may call from 9:30 to 11:45 AM. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lower Township, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Marie’s favorite charity, St. Jude’s Hospital. Condolences may be sent to ingersollgreenwoodfh.com.