Death Of Shrewsbury Realtor Blake Pierce, 36, Shatters Hearts Death Of Shrewsbury Realtor Blake Pierce, 36, Shatters Hearts
Death Of Shrewsbury Realtor Blake Pierce, 36, Shatters Hearts The death of Blake Pierce, a 36-year-old realtor, is breaking hearts across New Jersey. The Shrewsbury resident, formerly of Toms River, died on Feb. 18, 2024, his obituary on the Silverton Memorial Website says.  Blake had been working as the director of coaching for Re-Max First in East Brunswick, his obituary says. His profile shows he was a realtor at KW City Life Hoboken. His coworkers are deeply impacted by his loss. "I always thought I could learn from you a different day," one wrote on Instagram. "You would be there next week sharing your knowledge, insight and laughing …
Jersey City Filmmaker Armando Blandon Dies Suddenly Jersey City Filmmaker Armando Blandon Dies Suddenly
Jersey City Filmmaker Armando Blandon Dies Suddenly Armando Blandon, a 52-year-old filmmaker, died suddenly at home in Jersey City on Sunday, Feb. 18, according to his obituary and a campaign launched for loved ones. A GoFundMe launched for his wife of 13 years, Chastity, said Armando's death was sudden, and he and Chastity "continued to reflect a love rarely seen today." Hi Everyone, On Sunday Evening, a dear friend of mine, Armando (Armando Blandon), passed away in his home that he... Posted by Brianna Heim on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Armando was raised in Jersey City, having graduated from St. Mary's High School and…
Teen Girl Killed By DUI Dad In Central PA Crash, Authorities Teen Girl Killed By DUI Dad In Central PA Crash, Authorities
Teen Girl Killed By DUI Dad In Central PA Crash, Authorities A 37-year-old dad is behind bars approximately two and a half years after he caused a crash that killed a teenage passenger in his vehicle, the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, March 1.  Jeremy Leonard of the first block of South Belmont Road in Paradise, was on schedule 1 drugs when he crashed a blue Honda Civic into a tree in the first block of Corner Ketch Road in Paradise Township at approximately 8:16 p.m. on July 13, 2021 — killing Kamryn Darlene Elwood, authorities detailed in several releases over the years since the crash.  …
Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45 Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45
Camden Dad Bernaldo 'Bmac' Torres Dies Suddenly, 45 Bernaldo Torres of Camden died suddenly on Friday, Feb. 23, according to an obituary published by Inglesby and Sons Funeral Home and a GoFundMe campaign. He was 45. Better known as Bernie to his family and Bmac to his close friends, he was born in Philadelphia, his obituary said. "If anyone was ever looking for Bernaldo, he could always be found writing lyrics for his music," his obituary said. "This was his favorite pastime."  Bernaldo is survived by his wife, Brenda Feliciano; their four children, Siani, Nymira, Bernaldo Jr. and Timothy; his mother, Elizabeth; father, Juan…
Delran's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies Delran's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies
Delran's Richard Reinhold Jr., 46, Deputy Special Agent For Homeland Security Dies Richard Reinhold Jr., a well-respected deputy special agent in charge with Homeland Security Investigations from New Jersey, died on Monday, Feb. 26 with his family by his side, his obituary said. He was 46 years old. Rich, of Delran — affectionately referred to by colleagues as "Big Daddy" — previously worked as an agent in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Newark, NJ.  Richard grew up in Philadelphia and attended Father Judge High School and Holy Family University where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, his obituary said. After graduating, he joined the…
PA Child Rapist Who Hid Ex-GF's Daughter's Body In Freezer Sentenced: DA PA Child Rapist Who Hid Ex-GF's Daughter's Body In Freezer Sentenced: DA
PA Child Rapist Who Hid Ex-GF's Daughter's Body In Freezer Sentenced: DA A 40-year-old registered sex offender has admitted to raping his ex-girlfriend and her daughter before killing the 12-year-old and hiding her body in a freezer, the Lancaster County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, March. 1.  Jason Shackelford, of the 500 block of Avenue H in Columbia, PA, "admitted guilt on charges of first-degree murder, rape of a child, two counts of rape, three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, four counts of sexual assault, and strangulation," the DA stated in the release.  Elaina Smith of Columbia Borough was raped, strang…
Schuylkill County Man, 33, Dies Under Bridge In Harrisburg: Officials Schuylkill County Man, 33, Dies Under Bridge In Harrisburg: Officials
Schuylkill County Man, 33, Dies Under Bridge In Harrisburg: Officials A 33-year-old man who was a beloved big brother was found dead under a bridge in Harrisburg, county officials announced on Friday, March 1. Collin Weller was an Orwigsburg native who previously lived in Kutztown and Pottsville, according to his social media. He had been experiencing homelessness and ended up in Harrisburg at some point over the last five years. He was found dead beneath the underpass at Paxton and Cameron streets in the city on Tuesday, Feb. 27, according to the Dauphin County Coroner's Office. His cause of death "was complications of hypothermia," as stated in the release.…
Glenn Stuart, Lead Singer Of Springsteen Tribute Band, Dies Glenn Stuart, Lead Singer Of Springsteen Tribute Band, Dies
Glenn Stuart, Lead Singer Of Springsteen Tribute Band, Dies Glenn Stuart, the lead singer of the BStreetBand, a Bruce Springsteen tribute act, and Fanwood resident, died on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the band announced on its website. "Glenn fought an incredibly brave battle with cancer and our hearts are so heavy during this difficult time," the band wrote.  "Our deepest sympathies are with his family as well as the countless hearts that Glenn has touched through his life and music." Stuart died surrounded by his wife, Grace, and his children, Annie and Sean. He had been battling lung cancer since 2020, according to a fundraiser set up to support hi…
Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51 Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51
Fairfax Dad Andrew Stowe Dies Suddenly On Valentine's Day, 51 Support is surging for the loved ones of a Fairfax County dad who died unexpectedly on Valentine's Day. (John) Andrew Stowe was being remembered in his obituary as "indispensable" in his role as senior director of government compliance at ICF International. He was 51 years old. More than $5,900 had been raised on a GoFundMe for his wife, Jessica Lydic Stowe, son (John) Oliver, 13, and daughter Vivienne Amelia (10). Born in Indiana, Andrew graduated from Lake Braddock Secondary in 1990, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from George Mason University in 1998, his obituary sa…
'This Is A Tragic Day': Pastor ID'd As Woman Killed In Newburyport Crash 'This Is A Tragic Day': Pastor ID'd As Woman Killed In Newburyport Crash
'This Is A Tragic Day': Pastor ID'd As Woman Killed In Newburyport Crash A pastor who was to deliver a prayer at the State of the City Address in Newburyport in Essex County, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night, Feb. 28, has been identified as the person killed in a truck versus pedestrian crash, the city announced.  Rev. Helen Murgida, age 81, a pastor at First Religious Society's Unitarian Universalist Church in Newburyport, was struck by a Ford F-150 just after 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Green and Pleasant streets on Wednesday.  Related: Woman Hit, Killed Outside Newburyport City Hall Paramedics rushed her to Anna Jaques Hospital, wher…
Annandale TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice Annandale TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice
Annandale TikToker Cat Janice Dies Of Cancer After Song Goes Viral In Hospice Cat Janice, a viral TikToker with northern Virginia and Washington D.C. ties, has died at 31 years old, her family announced. Cat, whose real name is Catherine Janice Ipsan and had been battling sarcoma cancer, passed away surrounded by her family Wednesday morning, Feb. 28 in her childhood home, her family said on Instagram. {Proceeds from the song will go to Cat's son}  Cat Janice View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cat Janice (@cat.janice) "We are eternally thankful for the outpouring of love that Catherine and our famil…
'A Sweet Soul': Widowed Morgantown Mom Dies At 46 'A Sweet Soul': Widowed Morgantown Mom Dies At 46
'A Sweet Soul': Widowed Morgantown Mom Dies At 46 Shannon Cicutti Kitrosser, a Morgantown mother of three, died on Saturday, Feb. 17, her loved ones wrote on GoFundMe. She was 46.  Kitrosser was an executive administrative assistant at financial services company Vanguard, according to her LinkedIn.  She had been a single mom since her husband David Kitrosser passed suddenly in 2019, her friends said.  "Shannon managed the lives of three beautiful children, a full-time job, two pets, and carrying the weight of her grief," wrote campaign organizer Anna Starner Meitzler on GoFundMe.  "While she wrestled with this mo…
Point Pleasant Beach Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont Point Pleasant Beach Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont
Point Pleasant Beach Man, 31, Dies Snowmobiling In Vermont An Ocean County man was killed in a snowmobiling accident near a popular Vermont ski area, according to his obituary. Matthew Morris of Point Pleasant Beach died from his injuries on Tuesday, Feb. 20 while snowmobiling near Stratton Mountain Resort, his obituary said. He was 31 years old. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Matt (@captmateo) Winhall's police chief said Morris's snowmobile crashed into trees and rocks, as reported by NJ Advance Media. Daily Voice has reached out to the Vermont town's police department for confirmation…
Lifelong Firefighter, School Bus Driver From Cortlandt Manor Dies At 69 Lifelong Firefighter, School Bus Driver From Cortlandt Manor Dies At 69
Lifelong Firefighter, School Bus Driver From Cortlandt Manor Dies At 69 A beloved lifelong firefighter from Northern Westchester who worked as a school bus driver for over 40 years is being remembered for his dedication to his community.  Edward Faughnan of Cortlandt Manor died on Monday, Feb. 26 at the age of 69, according to his obituary.  A life member of the Lake Mohegan Volunteer Fire Association and Ambulance Corps, Faughnan was a staple of the department and was affectionally known as "Speedy."  In addition to his other roles with the department, Faughnan was known for his iconic role of driving a 1941 Mack Antique to local para…
Friends, Family Remember Windham County Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash Friends, Family Remember Windham County Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash
Friends, Family Remember Windham County Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash The man and woman from Connecticut killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Pennsylvania over the weekend have been identified as a husband and wife. Windham County residents Richard and Rebecca Whiddon, ages 37 and 33, both of the town of Brooklyn, were passengers in a Nissan that was struck in Bucks County near the corner of Veterans Highway and Ford Road in Bristol Township on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 24,  Both were pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The driver and another passenger in the Nissan were also hurt.  Earlier report - Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Man, Woman Fro…
Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community' Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community'
Retired Metropolitan Police Lieutenant Remembered As Family Man, 'Servant Of The Community' A former lieutenant with the Metropolitan Police Department has died unexpectedly following a battle with mental illness and physical ailments, his family says. Retired Police Lt. Brahm Persaud, Sr., a beloved friend and loved one, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21, and the community has been quick to rally around the family reeling from his death. "(His) departure has left a void in our lives, and we are determined to honor his memory by coming together to support his family during this challenging time," his family wrote on a GoFundMe campaign.  "Our goal with this fundraiser is to allev…
Comedian Richard Lewis, Englewood Native, Dies At 76 Comedian Richard Lewis, Englewood Native, Dies At 76
Comedian Richard Lewis, Englewood Native, Dies At 76 Richard Lewis, the iconic comedian who dressed in all black and was raised in Bergen County, died on Tuesday, Feb 27 from a heart attack, his publicist said. He was 76. Lewis lived in Englewood and was a 1965 graduate of Dwight Morrow High School. Getting into standup in the 1970s, he made numerous appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night With David Letterman," where he would vent about his various hangups, freely using his hands to make a point. Comedy Central named him one of the 100 Greatest Comedians Of All-Time. A Blast from the Past Lewis starred in several sitcoms, i…
Heather Munoz, Potomac Falls Realtor, Dies At 49 Heather Munoz, Potomac Falls Realtor, Dies At 49
Heather Munoz, Potomac Falls Realtor, Dies At 49 Heather Lynn Moesle Munoz died on Feb. 20, and was found peacefully in bed with her beloved cat, Lady, her obituary says. She was 49 years old. Heather graduated from Langley High School and went on to have a successful career in real estate, her obituary on the Loudoun Funeral Chapel website says. Heather was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband Michael Munoz, whom she married in 2021 after being together for 27 years, according to her obituary. "Heather succeeded in everything she did. She was a force to be reckoned with," her obituary reads. "She lived her life fully an…
Community Support Soars For Poughkeepsie Boy Who Drowned In Creek Community Support Soars For Poughkeepsie Boy Who Drowned In Creek
Community Support Soars For Poughkeepsie Boy Who Drowned In Creek A small shoe floating in a Hudson Valley creek led rescue divers and first responders to the body of a 5-year-old boy who had missing for several hours. Related story: New Details: Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Town Of Poughkeepsie Creek Near Drainage Ditch Adam Giff, of Poughkeepsie, was reported missing around 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25 in the area of the Manchester Gardens Apartments in Poughkeepsie. According to Lt. Jason Burger of the town of Poughkeepsie Police, officers checked the apartment complex and the surrounding area. During the search, a Poughkeepsie officer locat…
Automotive Enthusiast Killed In DUI Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say Automotive Enthusiast Killed In DUI Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Automotive Enthusiast Killed In DUI Crash, Pennsylvania State Police Say A 36-year-old man has died at the scene of a crash on Route 341, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday.  Jordan T. Mushinski of Grantville was pronounced dead in the 3500 block of Route 341/Colebrook Road in Conewago Township at 10:12 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, investigating Trooper Matthew Condrad detailed in the release on Feb. 27.  Mushinski had been driving his 2002 Toyota Tacoma east "when he failed to negotiate a slight left turn" and that's when he side-swiped a tree, struck a utility pole — flipping the truck onto the driver's side —  hit a …
Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community
Family Of 13-Year-Old Killed In Crash Embraced By Newark Community Edwin Ivan Martinez was just 13 when he was killed in a car crash in Newark on Sunday, Feb. 25.The two-crash occurred at 9:41 p.m. at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Montclair Avenue, Thomas Fennelly, chief assistant prosecutor in the homicide and major crimes unit for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.  Edwin, identified by a GoFundMe, was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the crash, Fennelly said.  The boy is being remembered on the campaign as a beloved son, brother, nephew and cousin. https://www.gofundme.com/f/edwin-ivan-martinez?utm_campaign=…
Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots' Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots'
Westville's John F. Shover, Longtime Printer Loved His Cat 'Boots' John F. Shover, of Westville, died on Thursday, Feb. 22, according to an obituary published by Farnelli Funeral Home. He was 57 years old. John worked for Evergreen Printing in Bellmawr for 30 years, according to his obituary. He enjoyed fishing, drinking his Budweiser, and watching sports, especially the Cowboys, his obit said. "John also had a love for his cat Boots," his obit said. He is survived by his siblings, Alma Fromal, Jeanne Paollili (Michael), Shirley Ball (the late Thomas), Mark Shover and JoAnn Becker. Click here to read John F. Shover's complete obituary. 
Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death
Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death A freshman at a prestigious Massachusetts college who graduated from a Connecticut high school in 2023 is being remembered as a brilliant musician who always followed his curiosity into success.  The death of Fairfield County resident Toby Woods, a 2023 graduate of New Canaan High School who was a freshman at Williams College in the Berkshire County town of Williamstown, was announced by officials at both schools on Friday, Feb. 23.  Earlier Report - Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says In a letter to students, faculty, and staff, Wi…
Family Of Late Albertson Firefighter Sees Outpouring Of Support: 'Loss Of A True Pillar' Family Of Late Albertson Firefighter Sees Outpouring Of Support: 'Loss Of A True Pillar'
Family Of Late Albertson Firefighter Sees Outpouring Of Support: 'Loss Of A True Pillar' Colleagues and loved ones are mourning the loss of a beloved firefighter from Long Island being remembered for his many contributions to the community. Davinder Singh, of Albertson, died Friday, Jan. 12, according to his obituary. An age and cause of death were not given. Singh spent more than a decade volunteering at the Albertson Fire Department, a GoFundMe said. During his tenure he regularly organized cancer awareness camps, conducted COVID-19 health checks, and spearheaded blood donation drives. “This is a loss of a true pillar in our midst,” campaign creator Harjinder Kaur sai…
Pascack Hills HS Mourns Loss Of Senior Joseph McNeice, 18: 'Unimaginable' Pascack Hills HS Mourns Loss Of Senior Joseph McNeice, 18: 'Unimaginable'
Pascack Hills HS Mourns Loss Of Senior Joseph McNeice, 18: 'Unimaginable' A Bergen County high school is mourning the loss of one of its students. Joseph "Joe" McNeice, 18, of Montvale, died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, his obituary on the Becker Funeral Home website says. "He courageously battled hardships every single day of his life, but he outmatched each obstacle with a positive outlook and smiling face," Joe's obituary says. A senior at Pascack Hills High School, Joe was a "dynamic force" on the school's bowling team, having learned the game from his older brother, Sean, Jeo's obituary reads. "Joe loved to live HIS life every day. He was eager to…
Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says
Young New Canaan HS Grad Dies: 'He Will Be Sorely Missed,' Superintendent Says A community is mourning the loss of a bright young man who graduated from a high school in Connecticut last year. New, updated report: Young New Canaan HS Grad Remembered As Talented Musician After Untimely Death The death of Toby Woods, a 2023 graduate of New Canaan High School, was announced by New Canaan Public Schools Superintendent Bryan Luizzi on Friday, Feb. 23 in a communication to district families.  In his letter to families, Luizzi called Woods a "bright, kind, talented, and thoughtful young man."  "His passing is a painful loss for our New Canaan Schoo…
Professional Court Jester From Pennsylvania Dies From Cancer Complications In Texas Professional Court Jester From Pennsylvania Dies From Cancer Complications In Texas
Professional Court Jester From Pennsylvania Dies From Cancer Complications In Texas A Pennsylvania native, and professional court jester who worked the Renaissance Faire circuit across the US, has died after battling cancer, so her community is coming to Pennsylvania to celebrate her life on Saturday, Feb. 24.  Tara Lynn Forbes Reed known to many by her jester name "Ima Nutte" passed away from complications of metastasis from her stage four lung cancer on Thursday, Jan. 25, according to her obituary.    Tara was known for her performances with her husband, Marquise or Mark, and 5 of their 8 dogs, as explained in her obituary. The pair of jesters worked the c…
Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27 Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27
Vineland's Daniel Collazo Portalatin Dies After Years-Long Cancer Battle, 27 Daniel Collazo Portalatin of Vineland died on Feb. 16 after years of battling cancer, according to a GoFundMe campaign and his obituary. He was 27 years old. Daniel's cancer treatment included removing three tumors which then led to seizures, the campaign said. As a child, Daniel always had a passion for cars, his obituary said.   "The love for cars continued to grow as he got older. He would love to work on his evo and drive around with his cousins," his obit said. Daniel also loved taking vacations with his parents, sister and girlfriend. He is survived by his parents, Daniel…
Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Arlington Parking Lot Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Arlington Parking Lot
Coworkers Rallying Around Family Of Man Whose Grandson Was Gunned Down In Arlington Parking Lot Support is swelling for the family of a 19-year-old who was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Loudoun County apartment complex. Shortly before 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, deputies from the sheriff's office were called to the 44000 block of Keller Square, where they found Michai Dandridge-Carter outside the Ashburn Meadows complex. The Sterling resident was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering a single gunshot wound. Rashaun Owens is now wanted in connection to the fatal shooting. The LCSO is conducting an investigation in the 44400 block of Keller Sq., in Ashburn…
Mike McNamara, Popular Jersey City Photographer, Dad Dies Mike McNamara, Popular Jersey City Photographer, Dad Dies
Mike McNamara, Popular Jersey City Photographer, Dad Dies Mike McNamara, an institution in the Jersey City arts community, died on Friday, Feb. 16, due to a complication after surgery, according to a fundraiser set up to support his family. A photographer, McNamara dedicated his time to the Brunswick Community Garden in Jersey City.  "He was an amazing photographer, a great organizer of so many events that brought us all together, a father, a husband, and much more," Beth Achenbach, a Jersey City artist said on Facebook.  "I'm glad to have known him." I'm still reeling after hearing the awful news of the passing of Mike McNamara. …
Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45 Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45
Melinda Schriver Of Galloway Dies, 45 The family of an Atlantic County mother and former restaurant owner is mourning her death. Melinda Schriver of Galloway died on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 45 years old, according to her obituary. The cause of her death was not mentioned. Schriver was born on Friday, Sept. 8, 1978, in Vineland, and she was a lifelong resident of Galloway. She was an Absegami High School graduate and studied business administration at Atlantic Cape Community College. Schriver was once the owner of Naomi's Cafe, a now-closed restaurant in Northfield that shared the name of one of her daughters. "Naomi’s was a family…