On July 1, 2020, David E. “Pete” Petrelius, age 72 yrs, of Haddonfield, NJ following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Theresa Wilk Petrelius. Very proud father of Katie Petrelius of Washington, DC and Eric Petrelius of Mexico City (Luisa). Son of the late Captain Eric Petrelius and Helen (Hess) Petrelius Angstadt. Beloved baby brother of the late Anita Petrelius Henriksen.
David was born in Karlshamn, Sweden and moved to Philadelphia when he was three years old. He spent most of his early life in the Germantown and West Mt. Airy areas of Philadelphia and lived in Lansdowne for a few years during grade school. David remained close friends with his GFS and Lansdowne classmates throughout his entire life.
He attended Temple University after spending five years in the US Air Force, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He landed his dream job as a producer at NFL Films where he remained for 29 years, retiring as Senior Producer. He loved his job and maintained lifelong friendships with several of his co-workers.
Dave will be missed greatly by all of his family and friends. As the pandemic prevents us from safely gathering in person, please share your memories on the funeral home website. His family will cherish your messages and funny stories as Dave always enjoyed a good laugh.
Funeral service will be private. Contributions may be made to USO.org.
Carol Cole (nee Fallstick), long-time resident of Collingswood, NJ passed away on June 14, 2020 at the age of 75. She is the daughter of the late Charles and the late Isabella (nee Zane) Fallstick of Haddonfield, NJ.
Carol was the loving mother of Jennifer Hummel and her husband David Balchunas of Mystic Island. Sister of Charlesanna Fallstick of Haddonfield, the late Charles (Gus) Fallstick and his wife Kathleen of Wilmington, DE, Louis Fallstick of Haddonfield, the late Henry (Aaron) Fallstick and his wife MaryAnn of Cherry Hill, Edna Schmidt and her husband Ken of Haddonfield. Aunt of John Schmidt and his husband Cory Walker of Philadelphia, Scott Schmidt and his wife Laura Mason-Marshall of Eau Claire, WI, Christine Fallstick of Haddonfield. Great-Aunt of Zelda Schmidt, Louis Schmidt and Atlas Schmidt. Carol is also survived by many dear friends and her Pewter Village family.
She graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School and retired after 47 years with Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) in Philadelphia. Carol was known to many as the Dog Whisperer, was quite the poker player, enjoyed her AC bus trips and was a generous person. She will be dearly missed by her daughter, family, friends and furry-kid Rosie.
Relatives and friends are invited to Carol’s Memorial Service on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 10:30am in the Courtyard at Pewter Village, 1058 Eldridge Ave., Collingswood, NJ 08107.
Contributions may be made in her memory to Animal Welfare Association 509 Centennial Blvd. Voorhees, NJ 08043.
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On June 8, 2020 Helen S. (nee Stevens) of Woodbury, NJ (formerly of Haddonfield, NJ). Beloved wife of the late Louis F. Jr. Loving mother to Craig Sr. (Kathleen) of Sewell, NJ, Joyce Wetherington (Mac) of Wilson, NC, and David (Sandra) of Raritan, NJ, 9 grandchildren: Corinne, Candice, Craig Jr;, Ryan, Michael, Catherine Wetherington and Laura Blalock; Kyle, Cassandra Mountney and 4 Great Grandchildren.
After graduation from Haddonfield Memorial High School she attended Pierce Business School and spent a career as a professional legal secretary. Helen believed children should have experiences at summer camps, whereby she volunteered with the Fresh Air Home, Girl Scouts of the USA, Boy Scouts of America, 4H and Child Inc. In addition to serving Haddonfield Little League as a team mother. She held an annual neighborhood ice cream sundae social on the day before school started in the fall. Her hobbies included sewing, needlework, knitting, building doll houses, and genealogy. She enjoyed playing hand bells; she founded and directed a hand bell choir at The Evergreens in Moorestown. As a member of the Haddonfield Historical Society, she wrote a book “Haddonfield on the Move” published in 2014. Helen had been an active parishioner of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Haddonfield.
Relatives and friends are invited to graveside services 11:00 AM Saturday June 13, 2020 at Lakeview Memorial Park 1300 N. Rt 130 Cinnaminson, NJ.
Contributions may be made in her memory to The Historical Society of Haddonfield 343 Kings Highway E., Haddonfield, NJ 08033.