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Funeral Undertaker Coffin Stock Photo
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Fugitive Gets 20 Years for 1997 Slaying

A Vietnamese immigrant who was a fugitive for nine years was sentenced Friday to 20 years in state prison for killing another Vietnamese man who had attempted to act as a peacemaker.

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Robert V. Aceto Obituary

On May 2, 2007 of Pilesgrove. Age 61. Beloved husband of AnnaMarie (nee Scerrato) Aceto. Devoted father of Gina Marie Skourtis (Ralph), Lisa Marie Lee (William) and Robert V. Aceto, III. Loving grandfather of Ashley, Briana, Giana, Nicholas, Ryan and Rachel. Dear brother of Anthony Aceto and Natalie Lowe.

Overturned Car Crash- Stock Photo
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Salem County resident dies when car overturns

A 61-year-old Salem County man died after the Jaguar he was driving ran off the road and overturned on Interstate 295 Wednesday morning.

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Of Sicklerville, NJ on November 28, 2006. Aged 63 years.

George Torgun
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George Torgun Obituary

Beloved husband of the late Gertrude Mary (nee Kane). Brother of the late Nicholas. Loving father of Richard ( Darlene ) Gloucester City, Gertrude ( Walter ) Cassel, Pennsauken, NJ, Glenn of Las Vegas, NV. and the late George Nicholas. Loving father-in-law of Gerry Torgun of Gloucester City. Proud grandfather of Dawn, Scott, Nicole, George, Adam, and Walter. Great grandfather of eight.

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Wilson Adams Obituary

Camden Courier-Post – October 26, 2005
Age 69, of Camden. Died Friday, October 21, 2005, in Cooper Medical Center, Camden.

Born in Camden, NJ, he has been a life long area resident. He was the son of the late Everett and Emma Carter Adams. He was the husband of Elizabeth E. Brown Adams of Camden.

The changing faces of leadership: Alfred R. Pierce is flanked by his parents, Russell and Viola, after he won re-election as mayor of Camden in 1965. Courier-Post photo.
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Alfred R. Pierce, Obituary

Former Mayor of the City of Camden from 1959 through 1969, died on September 14, 2005 at the Masonic Home of New Jersey in Burlington.

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Alfano Remembered as an Outstanding Coach

Anthony Alfano, a legendary boys’ basketball coach who taught at Camden High School from 1942 to 1976, died Thursday.

Bob Lucas Camden Courier-Post December 3, 2004
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Camden landmark does one thing – and does it right

Donkey’s Place, a bar and cheesesteak landmark on Haddon Avenue, is alive and well after 61 years of operation by the Lucas family.

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Gloucester City Man Killed in Iraq

Gloucester City resident Marc T. Ryan went back for his third and last Iraq tour and was scheduled to return home in March. He never made it.

Marc T. Ryan
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Marine from Gloucester City Killed in Iraq

GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (AP) _ A Marine corporal who volunteered to go to Iraq after two combat tours in Afghanistan was killed Monday in fighting in Ramadi, family members said Tuesday.

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Taking the Battle to the Enemy

As lightening flashes intermittently in an otherwise clear sky, a group of more than 200 Marines begins to gear up on a dusty plain outside the Iraqi city of Fallujah. Officers bark orders, directing grunts into their vehicles. Tank drivers climb into turrets and crank up heavy-metal tunes. Infantrymen who moments earlier had been asking about baseball scores exhort one another to move forward. “This is what you trained for, Marine!” “You’re the hunter! You’re the predator!”