North Brunswick Dad Matthew Beauregard Dies Suddenly: Campaign North Brunswick Dad Matthew Beauregard Dies Suddenly: Campaign
North Brunswick Dad Matthew Beauregard Dies Suddenly: Campaign Matthew D. Beauregard, a heavy equipment operator and father of two from North Brunswick, went into cardiac arrest and died days later, a GoFundMe campaign says. He was 55 years old. Matt, as he was affectionately known, began Feb. 12 just like any other day, the campaign reads: "Matt wished his youngest daughter a good day at school, drove to work, sat with his coworkers, and excitedly discussed the Super Bowl from the night before.  "A few minutes later, life for the Beauregard family changed forever. Matt suffered a cardiac arrest and was rushed to RWJ, where he spent a short s…
Rutgers Grad Christopher Canada, 55, Leaves Behind Middle School Sweetheart Rutgers Grad Christopher Canada, 55, Leaves Behind Middle School Sweetheart
Rutgers Grad Christopher Canada, 55, Leaves Behind Middle School Sweetheart Rutgers University graduate and attorney Christopher Canada of Plainfield died on Feb. 12, according to an obituary published by Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home. He was 55 years old. Friends created a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his sons' continuing education.  The campaign says Chris, a Clark native, is survived by his wife of 20 years, Debbie, whom he met in middle school. "Chris first met his future wife Debbie in 6th grade and was quickly smitten, as he made known through a series of attention-getting pranks combined with chivalrous actions such as carrying her books home fr…
Director At Business In Armonk Dies At Age 57 Director At Business In Armonk Dies At Age 57
Director At Business In Armonk Dies At Age 57 A Navy veteran from the Hudson Valley who had a crucial role in a Northern Westchester business is being remembered for his kind heart.  Orange County resident Eugene “Gene” Guido of Highland Mills, died peacefully at the age of 57 while surrounded by family members on Friday, Feb. 16, according to his obituary.  Born in 1966 in the Bronx, Guido went on to serve in the US Navy and eventually became the director of pre-construction for Armonk-based Touchstone Builders.  Guido was also known as a loving husband to his wife, Rose, and an always-caring father to his ch…
Skeletal Remains In Saugus ID'd As Haverhill Dad Missing Since July Skeletal Remains In Saugus ID'd As Haverhill Dad Missing Since July
Skeletal Remains In Saugus ID'd As Haverhill Dad Missing Since July Officials have identified the remains found in a wooded area in Saugus on Sunday, Feb. 18, as a 53-year-old Haverhill father who went missing in July.  John Lawler's remains were found in a wooded area near David Drive by a person walking their dog, the Essex County District Attorney said.  Lawler was last heard from in July when he left the Salvation Army rehab center on Broadway in Saugus to purchase fishing supplies, reports said.  Lawler was a lifelong resident of Haverhill and an avid angler.  "Lawler left his home with his fishing rod. All of his belongings inclu…
Friends, Family Mourn Loss Of Maryland Woman Killed By Boyfriend In Prince George's County Friends, Family Mourn Loss Of Maryland Woman Killed By Boyfriend In Prince George's County
Friends, Family Mourn Loss Of Maryland Woman Killed By Boyfriend In Prince George's County Friends and loved ones are mourning the loss of the Maryland woman strangled to death by her boyfriend, a high school football coach, over the weekend. Patrina Best, 38, was found by police on Saturday, Feb. 17 during a welfare check and pronounced dead at the scene. Carl Kearney, Jr., 43, a high school football coach, was charged with murder in Maryland after turning himself in at the Prince George's County Police Department. RELATED STORY: High School Football Coach From Georgia Confesses To Strangling GF To Death In Accokeek Tributes and condolences quickly flooded …
North Brookfield Woman ID'd As Victim In Fatal New Hampshire Snowmobile Crash North Brookfield Woman ID'd As Victim In Fatal New Hampshire Snowmobile Crash
North Brookfield Woman ID'd As Victim In Fatal New Hampshire Snowmobile Crash Police have identified a woman killed in a New Hampshire snowmobile crash as a 39-year-old North Brookfield resident.  Shawnee Hollis died after the snowmobile she was on crashed into a tree in the town of Milan, New Hampshire, at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, New Hampshire state officials said. She was riding with three friends when she crashed about 13 feet off Primary Trail 109.  Paramedics rushed her to a staging area for medical air rescue, but an emergency helicopter and a fixed-wing plane were unable to fly and could not assist in the emergency.  Hollis was taken to&n…
Man Killed In Allentown Shooting Was Father Of Two, Loved Ones Say Man Killed In Allentown Shooting Was Father Of Two, Loved Ones Say
Man Killed In Allentown Shooting Was Father Of Two, Loved Ones Say Family members said Miguel Steven Dalmasi leaves behind two young sons and a stepdaughter.  Dalmasi, 33, of Alburtis, died after being shot near the corner of East Walnut and South Dauphin streets on Saturday night, Feb. 17, authorities have said.  His cause of death was ruled multiple gunshot wounds following an autopsy on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and the manner of death was homicide, according to the Coroner's Office.  On a GoFundMe set up to assist with funeral costs, loved ones said Dalmasi was "the light in a dark room." "His personality was one like no other," wrote his…
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Shock and sadness spread following the death of Freehold resident David J. Kirby on Thursday, Feb. 15. He was 48 years old. David, affectionately known as Dave, was born in Brick Township and died at CentraState Medical Center, according to his obituary. Dave most recently served as the vice president of marketing and advertising for Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD), and worked in radio for many years, his obituary says. His LinkedIn profile shows he held marketing positions at several different radio and media agencies. Dave's death is particularly tragic for his colleague's…
Man, 29, Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway Grass Median In Tinton Falls: Report Man, 29, Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway Grass Median In Tinton Falls: Report
Man, 29, Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway Grass Median In Tinton Falls: Report A 29-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on the Garden State Parkway when the vehicle he was riding in became disabled during this week's snow storm, according to his obituary and New Jersey State Police. Kody Lupich, of Point Pleasant, was standing on the grass median on the Parkway after the vehicle he was riding in became disabled Tuesday, Feb. 13 just after 7 a.m. in Tinton Falls, New Jersey State Police Detective I Jeffrey Lebron said. That's when another vehicle, a Honda, lost control and struck Lupich who was standing in the grass area of the roadway near milepost 109.1,…
'Larger Than Life' Maryland Landscaper Was One Of A Kind Person, Family Says 'Larger Than Life' Maryland Landscaper Was One Of A Kind Person, Family Says
'Larger Than Life' Maryland Landscaper Was One Of A Kind Person, Family Says Support is on the rise for the family of a beloved Maryland landscaper following his unexpected death. Isaias Villegas passed away unexpected on Wednesday, Feb. 14., according to a GoFundMe launched by his family. “…my brother Isaias Villegas, was tragically and suddenly taken away from his family and friends,” writes Onesimo Villegas in the campaign, organized by Kelly Dolan. “His was larger than life, one of a kind person, with a huge heart and he will be deeply missed.” More than $5,400 had been raised as of Friday, Feb. 16 for the family of Isaias, a Maryland landscaper and devoted d…
School Names Mom, Daughter Killed By Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning School Names Mom, Daughter Killed By Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
School Names Mom, Daughter Killed By Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning School officials have named two of the three family members who died in an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning incident in Northeast Philadelphia this week.  They were mother and daughter Maricel Martinez, 47, and Angelina Cardona, 12, said Saint Albert the Great Catholic School of Huntingdon Valley in a statement.  "Our Hearts are broken as we try to cope with the loss of our wonderful teacher and friend as well as her sweet daughter, a student in our 5th grade," administrators wrote.  "Mrs. Martinez, we will always remember your kindness and confidence exhibited in you…
Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades' Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades'
Willingboro Shooting Victim Christian Kurtz Sr. Mourned As 'Jack Of All Trades' Christian Jonathon Kurtz, Sr. a native of Willingboro, died on Feb. 10, according to an obituary published by T.L. Hutton Funeral Services. He was 26 years old. He was a victim of a shooting, Daily Voice reported. Christian graduated from Willingboro High School and was a "jack of all trades," his obituary said.  "He passionately loved remodeling his car. It was nothing that Chris couldn’t fix if the challenge was put in front of him." He loved his family hard and unconditionally, especially his son Christian Jr., his obit said. My baby boy always and forever. I love you so…
Guy Del Corso, Legendary Hawthorne Bodybuilding Coach, Dies: 'Loved By All' Guy Del Corso, Legendary Hawthorne Bodybuilding Coach, Dies: 'Loved By All'
Guy Del Corso, Legendary Hawthorne Bodybuilding Coach, Dies: 'Loved By All' Guy Del Corso, a bodybuilding coach in Passaic County and former Mr. New Jersey, died on Thursday, Feb. 15, his family announced on Instagram. Del Corso, who lived in Hawthorne, had a stroke last month, his family said. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Guy Del Corso (@coffeewithcoach_) "He was loved by all who knew him and will be missed terribly," his family wrote. "Please know he loved each and every one of you." The bodybuilding coach originally developed a fascination with bodybuilding when he was just nine years old, visitin…
Keansburg Dad Dies Following Motorcycle Crash: Remembering Tyler Martin Keansburg Dad Dies Following Motorcycle Crash: Remembering Tyler Martin
Keansburg Dad Dies Following Motorcycle Crash: Remembering Tyler Martin A 29-year-old Monmouth County father was killed in a motorcycle crash, according to a fundraiser campaign. According to a GoFundMe page, Tyler Martin of Keansburg died from the injuries he suffered when his motorcycle crashed in Holmdel on Saturday, Feb. 10.  "Tyler was a bright light in the lives of those who knew him, bringing joy and laughter wherever he went," reads the campaign launched by Susan Pasi-Clolinger. According to his obituary, Tyler was born in Long Branch and lived his entire life in Keansburg. He worked at McKenna Electric in Tinton Falls. Tyler enjoyed ma…
Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player
Scott Peeler, 48, Of Cherry Hill, Rutgers University Football Player Scott R. Peeler died on Jan. 30 at home in Cherry Hill, according to an obituary published by Healey Funeral Homes. Born in Philadelphia, Scott grew up in Cherry Hill and graduated from Cherry Hill East High School, his obituary said. Scott was a football star selected first-team All-State, All-South Jersey, All-Conference and Group IV. He continued his education and football career at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, his obit said. He is survived by his three children, Sierra, Brayden and Shane; his former wife, Jenniene Fareri; his parents, James M. and Nancy Peeler (nee Marshall); …
Toddler Killed During Shootout In Maryland Remembered As 'Child So Full Of Joy And Love' Toddler Killed During Shootout In Maryland Remembered As 'Child So Full Of Joy And Love'
Toddler Killed During Shootout In Maryland Remembered As 'Child So Full Of Joy And Love' The toddler killed during a shootout in Maryland last week is being adoringly remembered as a “child so full of joy and love.” Jeremy Poou-Caceres, of the Chillum area, was fatally struck by a stray bullet at a Langley Park apartment complex around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, Daily Voice reported. The boy's mother was also shot during the incident, but her injuries were considered non-life-threatening. Jeremy had turned two years old on Friday, Jan. 12, according to a GoFundMe launched for his funeral costs. “Jeremy was a child so full of joy and love,” reads the campaign. “He was alw…
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner A Harrisburg High School student has been identified by his family and the coroner as the juvenile shot dead on Friday. Torray "Umpie" Eden previous of East Pennsboro, Enola, was shot in the 1800 block of Market Street at 10:15 p.m., on Feb. 9 according to the Harrisburg Police and the Dauphin County Coroner's Office. Arriving officers found Umpie suffering from a single gunshot wound and took him to the local hospital, according to the police.  Umpie had suffered a gunshot to the chest and died at 11:11 p.m. at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dauphin County Officials told Daily Vo…
Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body' Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body'
Death Of Spotsylvania 10-Year-Old Spreads Shock, Sadness: 'Old Man In Boy Body' The Spotsylvania community is mourning the loss of a 10-year-old boy. Brian "Phoenix" Clark died unexpectedly on Thursday, Feb. 8, following a brief battle with leukemia, according to his obituary and a GoFundMe campaign. Phoenix was being remembered in his obituary as an "old man in a little boy body" who adored his little sister, Amelia, and took a role in caring for his sister with elegance and unconditional love.  A GoFundMe for the clark family had raised nearly $10,000 as of press time. Phoenix is survived by his mother, Stephanie Ann Clark; his father, Brian Dale Clark; h…
Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23 Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23
Joel Luis Morales, Camden Native, 23 Joel Luis Morales, a native of Camden, died on Feb. 1, according to an obituary published by Ashcraft Funeral Home. He was 23 years old. He graduated from Penns Grove High School where he played baseball. Joel set a goal of obtaining his CDL and driving semi-trucks which he achieved at a young age, his obituary said. Joel loved spending time with his family and friends but most of all his beautiful daughter Luna, his obit said. In addition to his daughter, Joel is survived by his parents: Angela and Luis Santiago and Julio and Wanda Morales; and siblings: Israel, Ardelina, Amina and Emanu…
Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything' Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything'
Kenneth Weis Jr., 42, Of Pittsgrove 'Could Fix Almost Anything' Kenneth W. “Kennie” Weis, Jr., of Pittsgrove, died at the age of 42, according to an obituary published by Pancoast Funeral Home. "Kennie was born with the gift of a very high mechanical aptitude," his obituary said. He could fix or build almost anything. "He enjoyed working on cars, trucks, motorcycles, anything with a motor & transmission – he could figure it out," his obit said. He especially enjoyed repairing vehicles for family, friends, "even complete strangers stranded on the side of the road," his obit said. Kennie was employed as a tree surgeon and bucket operator for Garriso…
Tributes, Donations Pour In After Unexpected Death Of Beloved Maryland Dad Of 3 At 31 Tributes, Donations Pour In After Unexpected Death Of Beloved Maryland Dad Of 3 At 31
Tributes, Donations Pour In After Unexpected Death Of Beloved Maryland Dad Of 3 At 31 Tributes and donations are pouring in following the unexpected death of a beloved Maryland dad of three. Daniel William Sears died Friday, Feb. 9, his obituary says. He was 31. Daniel attended Lansdowne High School and worked in the construction industry, according to his Facebook page. He lived in Baltimore at the time of his passing. Daniel is survived by his cherished parents, Thomas and Sandra Sears; his three loving children, Breanna, Kya, and Aubrey; his caring sister, Nicole and her spouse William; and many extended family members and close friends. Meanwhile, just under $5,000 had…
John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber
John Marchuk Jr., 33, Vineland Barber John F. Marchuk, Jr., of Vineland, died on Feb. 7, according to an obituary published by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home. He was 33 years old. Johnny was a graduate of Vineland High School Class of 2010, his obituary said. He studied cosmetology at Cumberland County Technical Education Center and worked as a barber in various local barbershops in Vineland. He loved fishing, video games and movies, his obit said. Johnny is survived by his parents, Maritza and John Marchuk, Sr. and his brother, Scott I. Oldson, Jr. Click here to read John F. Marchuk Jr.'s complete obituary.
Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Croton-On-Hudson Dies: 'Mentor, Friend' Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Croton-On-Hudson Dies: 'Mentor, Friend'
Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Croton-On-Hudson Dies: 'Mentor, Friend' A beloved former village trustee and deputy mayor from Northern Westchester who dedicated decades of her life to public service is being remembered for her exemplary leadership. The death of longtime Croton-on-Hudson resident and former deputy mayor Ann Gallelli was announced by village officials on Monday, Feb.12.  Gallelli, who lived in the village for half a century, spent more than 35 years serving her community in roles on several boards and commissions, including the Board of Trustees, the Planning Board, the Waterfront Advisory Committee, the Water Control Commission, …
Christian Mazzariello, Bergen County Native, Dies At 20 Years Old Christian Mazzariello, Bergen County Native, Dies At 20 Years Old
Christian Mazzariello, Bergen County Native, Dies At 20 Years Old Christian Mazzariello, a native of Emerson, died on Thursday, Feb. 8 at the age of 20, after battling a brief illness according to his obituary. Mazzariello was a student (Class of 2025) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, majoring in computer science at  the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, the university announced in a statement. "Christian was a bright light in the university and engineering communities," Ricardo Hall, Vice President for Student Affairs at Leigh said. "He will be deeply missed." Tributes poured in for Mazzariello on his obit…
Retired Detective Who Served In Port Chester For 25 Years Dies Retired Detective Who Served In Port Chester For 25 Years Dies
Retired Detective Who Served In Port Chester For 25 Years Dies A community in Westchester is mourning the loss of a retired police detective who served with dignity for decades.  Keith Dooley of Little River, South Carolina, who served as a detective with the Port Chester Police Department for 25 years, died on Monday, Feb. 5 at the age of 71, according to his obituary.  Born in 1952, Dooley graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains in 1970 and joined the Air Force before eventually beginning a career in law enforcement with Port Chester Police.  He remained with the department for 25 years and was recogni…
PA 911 Operator, Kaitlynn Beatty, 20, Killed In Crash: State Police PA 911 Operator, Kaitlynn Beatty, 20, Killed In Crash: State Police
PA 911 Operator, Kaitlynn Beatty, 20, Killed In Crash: State Police A three-vehicle crash has left a 911 operator dead, authorities explained in the days following her sudden passing.  Kaitlynn Elizabeth Beatty, 20 of Irwin, was killed in a three-vehicle crash along Glades Pike/Route 31, west of Tree Army Road in Jefferson Township on Jan. 30, as detailed in the Pennsylvania State Police report.  Kaitlynn died at the scene, PSP Trooper Christopher Allen Explained. She had been on her way home from work at Somerset County 911.  She was a Pittsburgh native who had turned 20 years old just 15 days before the crash, according to her obituar…
Montclair Native, Attorney Laura Marchini Dies, 37 Montclair Native, Attorney Laura Marchini Dies, 37
Montclair Native, Attorney Laura Marchini Dies, 37 Laura Marchini, an attorney with Montclair roots, died on Feb. 2, 2024 at 37 years old, her obituary on the Bizub Quinlan Funeral Home website reads. Laura graduated from Montclair High School and earned her JD at Rutgers School of Law, after completing her bachelor's degree at Montclair State University. According to her obituary, Laura worked as a submissions editor of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter while at Rutgers. She was also a Courtroom Advocates Project coordinator, co-chair of the Women’s Law Forum and founded the Take Back the Night Rally and March in Newark, her obitua…
York Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says York Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says
York Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says Support is on the rise for a York mom and three children after the family lost their patriarch unexpectedly. According to a GoFundMe for Lindsey Markey, Dan Martin — her fiance — died Sunday, Feb. 3 due to complications of the flu and an upper respiratory infection.  Martin leaves behind children Royce, 8, Ryker, 6, and Lennon, 3. "No one prepares you for something like this," Lindsey wrote on Facebook. "I’m still trying to wrap my head around everything, and trying to get pass the traumatic events that took place yesterday.💔 "I want everyone to know that Dan was a good man! He …
Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Springfield Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Springfield
Fire Pit Explosion Kills Popular Pastor Kevin Corey In Springfield A northern Virginia community is mourning the loss of a local pastor, who died after being severely burned by a fire pit explosion. Kevin Corey and his wife were attempting to burn old files in their backyard on Jan. 30, but things "quickly got out of hand," Corey's daughter Jenna Guercia said. The gas can Corey, of Springfield, was using got too close to the fire pit, and exploded, NBC4 reported.  Corey served as the youth minister at the Calvary Road Baptist Church, and was apparently in the process of relocating to a church in Southwest Virginia. Corey was flown to a burn cen…
James Halbig, Army Veteran, Sandyston Resident, Dies At 52 James Halbig, Army Veteran, Sandyston Resident, Dies At 52
James Halbig, Army Veteran, Sandyston Resident, Dies At 52 James Halbig, a Sandyston Township resident, died on Sunday, Feb. 4, at Morristown Medical Center, according to his obituary. Born in Dover, Halbig grew up in Denville and graduated Morris Knolls High School, his obituary reads. He joined the United States Army, serving multiple tours in Germany and the Middle East, including Desert Storm, according to his obituary. He settled in Sandyston and worked as a mechanic at Sussex County Rental Center in Andover, his obituary reads.  A diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan, Halbig was a volunteer fireman for Andover Borough and also served in the N…
Beloved Mother Of 3 From Wassaic Dies At Age 50 Beloved Mother Of 3 From Wassaic Dies At Age 50
Beloved Mother Of 3 From Wassaic Dies At Age 50 A Hudson Valley mother of three has died at the age of 50. Dutchess County resident Jennifer J. Strang-Thrasher, of Wassaic, died on Sunday, February 4, at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. Strang-Thrasher, born in Connecticut in the town of Sharon in Litchfield County, was a graduate of Dover High School and Dutchess Community College.  She was a direct care worker at Cardinal Hayes Home for Children in Millbrook, for 30 years, according to her obituary. In addition to her mother, Boonie (Coons) Strang of Wassaic, and her husband, Daryl Thrasher of Poughkeepsie, she is s…