NANCY L. FARWELL

 

 

 

Nancy L. Farwell Of Haddonfield, NJ, passed away Nov. 4, 2018, age 74 yrs. Beloved daughter of the Late Warrren and Mary (Zaniboni) Farwell. Sister to Beverly A. Woulfe of Pennsburg, PA, brother,  Richard of Hanover MA. and step sister Judy Cook of Albuquerque, NM. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and her beloved cat Charlie.

Nancy worked for more than 15 years at Anne Klein Communications Group (AKCG) in Mount Laurel,NJ, where she served as senior vice president and chief operating officer.

Farwell joined AKCG in the spring of 1990 as vice president.  Prior to joining the PR firm, she had more than 20 years of experience including corporate and marketing communications, media and employee relations, financial communications, crisis communications, strategic planning, spokesperson training, advertising and sales promotion.

Farwell operated her own public relations counseling firm for three years. Previously, Farwell served five years as assistant vice president of communications for Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company,Philadelphia. Before that, she spent nine years with Colonial Penn Group, Phila., as manager of public and press relations and director of employee relations.  Earlier in her career, Farwell worked for Hawthorne Advertising, a Colonial Penn subsidiary.  Because of her expertise in employee communications, she worked on agency programs for Rhone-Poulenc, Allied Signal and Rohm & Haas. Her extensive experience in community relations helped clients such as New Jersey-American Water and Lonza, Inc.

She received many honors and awards including Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators, Pepperpot Awards from the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), including a Best of Show for AKCG client Lonza in 1990, plus several awards of Excellence from the Art Directors Club of Philadelphia.  Farwell was named a Super Communicator of the 80s by the Philadelphia Chapter of Women in Communications. She was instrumental in helping AKCG receive a PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Merit.

As a volunteer, Farwell served on the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Philadelphia and was active in the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Farwell was a member of Philadelphia’s Forum of Executive Women and was named to the Pennsylvania Honor Roll of Women for distinguished community service.  She also was a member of the Public Relations Society of America and the Philadelphia Public Relations Association.

Relatives and friends are invited to the Graveside Services Saturday Nov. 10th at 12:45 PM at Locustwood Mem. Pk. 1500 Marlton Pk. Rt. 70,Cherry Hill,NJ. Contributions in her memory may be made to www.ASPCA.org

 

ANNE-MARIE PLAGEMAN

Passed away Oct. 23, 2018, age 93 yrs. (nee Cammas), of Haddonfield,NJ. Beloved wife of Joseph . Loving Mother to Phillippe of Milton, MA and Bernadette Plageman of Paris, Fr.

Mrs. Plageman  was  secretary at UNESCO in Paris, a fine  French Teacher in Haddonfield and Phila. Alliance Francaise for many years. She was active with Christ the King Parish.

VISITATION will be Friday, Oct. 26 after 7  PM at HINSKI-TOMLINSON FUNERAL HOME,81 Haddon Ave.,Haddonfield,NJ. and again Saturday morning 9:30 to 10:30 AM.

The FUNERAL MASS will be celebrated 11:00AM on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at Christ The King Church,200 Windsor Ave.,Haddonfield, NJ. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill, NJ. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Christ The King Church.

DORCAS B. REILLY

 

 

 

Dorcas Bates, on October 15, 2018, of Haddonfield, NJ.  Age 92.  Dorcas is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Thomas H. Reilly.  Dorcas was the devoted mother of Dorcas R. Tarbell (Carl) and Thomas B. Reilly (Judi).  Cherished grandmother of Dorcas Anne Frangos (Andrew), Christopher Tarbell (Meredith), Shane T. Reilly and Ian A. Reilly.  Loving great grandmother of Penelope G. Frangos.  Dorcas is also survived by nieces Evelyn Stoklosa, TeZa Lord, Kathleen Wright and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dorcas was born on July 22, 1926 to the late Dorcas Lillian Webb and Frederick Bates in Woodbury, NJ.  Dorcas was predeceased by her brother Linwood Tomlinson Bates and his wife Eve.  Dorcas grew up in Glassboro, NJ and Camden, NJ where she graduated from Camden High School in January of 1944.  Dorcas received a BS degree in Home Economics from the Drexel Institute of Technology (Drexel University) in June 1947.

After graduating from Drexel Dorcas was employed by the Campbell’s Soup Company working in the test kitchens where she and her colleagues developed recipes using Campbell’s products.

Dorcas was a member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution, and was active in numerous choral and theatric groups throughout her life.

A celebration of Dorcas’ life will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 with visitation from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM in the Sanctuary of the Haddonfield First Presbyterian Church, 20 East Kings Highway, Haddonfield, NJ followed by a service at 11:00 AM.   Immediately followed by a reception in Fellowship Hall at the Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Haddonfield First Presbyterian Church Music Ministry, or to your favorite charity in her name.