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Submitted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 for:
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Brother Knight John Morgan

John Morgan
April 22, 2019

John Morgan, 83, of Barnegat passed April 22, 2019 at home. Born in Paisley, Scotland to his late parents, Christopher and Patricia Morgan, he is a US Army Veteran. He was a member of the Elks and the Knights of Columbus, Beach Haven Council 3826.

Predeceased by two sons, Christopher and Kevin Morgan. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Frances Morgan; four loving sons, David, John, Daniel and wife Shaun and Steven Morgan; seven cherished grandchildren, John, Kristin, Madison, Rachel, Elise, Kaitlyn and Tucker; his loving sister, Eleanor McNiven.

Friday, April 26, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave.

Mass of Christian Burial;
Saturday, April 27, 2019
12:30 PM at St. Mary’s Church, Barnegat.

Entombment to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Manahawkin.

Submitted on Monday, April 22, 2019 for:
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Brother Knight Arcangelo L. Truppa

Arcangelo L. Truppa
April 16, 2019

Archie was born & raised in Rahway where he lived for 70 years before moving to Barnegat in 1999. He is predeceased by his wife Mildred (LaGuardia) of 50 years. He attended Union County College & Rutgers University and served in US Army during the Korean War. Archie retired from Amoco Oil Co. after 38 years working in sales, marketing, distribution and real estate leasing. Also serving as Plant Chairman & Vice-President of Local 8-397 of the Oil & Atomic Workers Union. Active parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, Rahway, then Barnegat and member of the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of Rahway Retired Men’s Club, American Legion Post #5, honorary lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Council #1146, transferring to Council #3826, and member of the Italian American Club of Manahawkin. Archie was very active in Heritage Bay Social Club, pool supervisor, billiards and men’s card night.

Family always a priority, he loved spending time with all of them, especially playing golf with his son-in-law & grandson and helping his granddaughter at her catering business in the kitchen. Archie also enjoyed spending time with his friends, especially Cathy & Nick, playing pool, golfing, fishing, making wine & Italian ice which he shared with his family & friends at the clubhouse.

Survived by daughters Diane Mohel and Kevin McLaughlin, and Lisa Swinicki and husband Darrell, grandchildren Kayla Swinicki and fiancé Maurice Badway & Drew Swinicki and fiancé Ivana Chiriboga, brothers Louis (Richie) and Eugene (Gene), sisters Ann Cunicella and Loretta Syko, many nieces & nephews. Predeceased by sister Gloria DePaolo.

A gentleman to everyone, he always had a smile on his face and always tried to maintain a proper decorum during his life.

Viewing Monday, April 22, 2019 from 4 to 8 PM at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ. Mass offered Tuesday 1 PM at St. Mary’s Church, Barnegat. Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Manahawkin. (

Submitted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 for:
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Brother Knight Ralph Napoli

Ralph Napoli
August 25, 1954 – March 10, 2019

Ralph Napoli, 64, of Manahawkin, NJ was tragically taken from his family on Sunday, March 10, 2019 while doing exactly what he loved, riding his Harley. Ralph was attending the Daytona Bike Week with his son Dominic and some friends when the tragedy occurred. An experienced rider of 13 years, Ralph was looking forward to spending the week in Daytona, so much so that he endured the early morning frigid 14 degree weather while leaving New Jersey on his Harley. Ralph is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Karen (neé Kifner), his devoted children; son, Dominic and his wife Jennifer, and his daughter, Denise Gant and her husband Jesse and his 3 precious granddaughters and grandson, all who were the apple of his eye. He is also survived by his loving siblings, his sister, JoAnn Jachetta and her husband Peter, his brothers; Louie and his wife Karen, Charles and his wife Holly, Angelo and his wife Lisa, Anthony and his wife Laura, Giuseppe and Michael, his many caring nieces and nephews and his constant companions, Pebbles and Marina. Ralph was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Sally Napoli and his brother, Angelo. He was born in Caltanissetta, Sicily, moving to America when he was 6 years old. His parents settled in Newark, NJ and then East Hanover, NJ. Ralph and Karen lived in Fairfield, NJ where they raised their family. He owned and operated NAPCO Truck and Auto Repair in both Caldwell, NJ and Fairfield, NJ until he and Karen moved to Manahawkin. Once settled in Manahawkin, he started NAPS Dockside Marine where he was a Marine Mechanic. Ralph held his Captain License and enjoyed sailing on his boat, the Net Prophet. He was an avid fisherman, fishing especially for game fish such as Tuna, Mako Shark and Mahi-Mahi. He also enjoyed traveling and cruising with Karen. One of his favorites past times was sitting in his backyard, drinking coffee, watching the ducks go by. He loved to just sit and watch life. Ralph was such an avid Giant fan that his family actually thought he was on the coaching staff. For one season, he drove the safari truck at Great Adventure in Jackson, it was a time of many laughs and good memories for him and his family. Ralph will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. “We are always in such a rush, that we forget to sit back and enjoy the journey.” A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00am Saturday, March 23rd at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 450 Radio Rd. Little Egg Harbor, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ralph’s name may be sent to the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, PO Box 4886 Mooresville, NC 28117 ATTN: Emily Brown or online at or Look Twice Save a Life foundation. email: (Donations for this foundation may be made through pay pal in Ralph's memory)

Submitted on Saturday, April 13, 2019 for:
It is with great sadness that I am inform you of the passing of Dorothy Nicosia mother of our Brother Knight, Sal Nicosia.

Dorothy Nicosia was born on November 20, 1933 and passed away on April 12, 2019.

April 15, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Casey McCallum Rice South Shore Funeral Home
30 Nelson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10308

Funeral Mass:
April 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 10:45am
Holy Child Church
Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10312