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. 


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 (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.