RUSSELL C. WORRELL

Russell C. Worrell, long-time resident of Haddonfield, NJ passed away on May 5, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born on June 2, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA to E. Clark and Harriett Worrell.

He graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School in 1962 and Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science in 1966 where he received a BS in Business Administration. An outstanding entrepreneur, he founded Powerquip Associates, Inc. and sold power and construction equipment nationwide.

Russ married Felicia Lesinskas in 1967 and together they raised three daughters, Denene, Leslie and Allison. He was a member of many philanthropic organizations, notably the Haddonfield Jaycees and the Lion’s Club. He enjoyed many hobbies including fishing, boating and antique cars.  He had a love for the shore and spent summers in Stone Harbor.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Felicia in 2016.  Tragically, he was also preceded in death by his son-in-law William Waddington in 2019.  He is survived by his three daughters, Denene Mozzachio of Audubon, NJ, Leslie Levchuck (Sean) of Greenlawn NY, and Allison Waddington (William) of Haddonfield, NJ. He is also survived by six beloved grandchildren: Hailey, Connor, Sophia, Cameron, Kelsie and Claire, as well as his siblings, Barbara Johnston (Ken) of The Villages, FL, Janet Shoemaker of Blackwood, NJ, David Worrell (Monica) of Havre de Grace MD, and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

A memorial service will be planned once it is appropriate to do so.

ELAINE M. EMERS

Elaine M. Emers (nee Eschert) of Cherry Hill, NJ (Formerly of Haddonfield) passed away peacefully on April 13, 2020. Beloved wife of the late William A. Jr. Loving mother to Karen Facchine (Doug), William A III (Monica), Michael (Michelle), David, Robert, Barry and Michele Plunkett (Michael). Also survived by 15 Grandchildren and 12 Great grandchildren. Elaine was a long time Haddonfield resident.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to St. Mary’s Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation 21 St. Mary’s Dr. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

CHARLES JOSEPH SCHAFFER

Charles Joseph Schaffer, Jr on 3/19/20 died at home. He lived a long and productive life. Beginning work at an early age delivering ice with a horse drawn cart and working with his Father’s trash company in South Philadelphia. He put himself through school at Pierce College and the Wharton School of Business. Acting as Administrator for the Teamsters Health & Welfare Pension Fund, he guided it through a process of rebuilding with many innovative procedures. As an acknowledged expert in the fields of healthcare & labor relations, he served as an advisor to three presidential administrations. He was a board member at Hahnemann Hospital and Marriott. He was an avid golfer his entire life. For the last several years he was extremely proud to act as an usher at Holy Eucharist Church. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife Geraldine, married 65 years; his children, Chuck (Miren), Art (Bev), Louise and Michele (Nicky) and his grandchildren Chad, Cricket, Cody, Tyler, Conner, Rick, Lauren, Max, Derek, Jaime and Tami as well as his eight great grandchildren. Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lilo’s Promise Animal Rescue at www.lilospromise.com