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.


On October 16, 2018, age 88, (nee Hutchinson) of Cherry  Hill, NJ (former lifelong resident of  Haddonfield, NJ). She was the daughter of the late George and Winifred Egan Hutchinson and the beloved wife of Louis A. D’Auria. She was the loving mother of Charles (Mary) D’Auria, the late Teresa “Mimi” (George) Gehring, Carolyn (Mark) Franz, Janine (Richard) Rousseau and Christopher (Kathleen) D’Auria. She is also The devoted Grandmother of 14,  Stephen (Christine), Jennifer, and Rachael DAuria, Kyle (Julia), and Mary Grace Gehring,  Christopher (Kaitlin),  twins, Matthew and Joseph, and Teresa Franz, Ryan and Daniel Rousseau, Margaret, Kevin and John D’Auria;  sisters, Dolores “Boots” (Ken) Landgraf, the late Anne D’Andrea, the late Florence Campbell, brothers, the late George and late William Hutchinson: and many nieces and nephews.  Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Monday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Christ the King Church 200 Windsor Avenue Haddonfield, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM in church. Interment will follow in New St. Mary’s Cemetery Bellmawr, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ the King Church.


Vincent J. Baltrukonis, age 99, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed away October 5, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Irene (nee Maturo). Survived by one sister Katherine Baltrukonis of Voorhees, NJ and many cousins. Services and Entombment at Calvary Cemetery are private at the convenience of the family.