• The Hammonton Gazette

Ann E. Stafford



Ann E. Stafford, 83, of Hammonton, passed away peacefully Friday, August 26, 2022 at home. She was born in Washington, DC and has resided in Hammonton for more than 50 years. Ann graduated with her Masters Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University and was the Director of Social Services at the Vineland Developmental Center.


Ann is predeceased by her husband Harry J. Stafford, and her parents George and Elizabeth Heale.


She is survived by her sons; John and Steven Stafford, and her sister Catherine Allin. Loving grandmother of Nicholas Stafford, Eric King, Sarah Stafford, and Renee Deweber, Alejandra Echiveria, Alicia Petrilli and Shields Marenco. Her loving family was further blessed with 8 great-grandchildren.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Friday, September 2, 2022 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home, 102 N. Third St., Hammonton, NJ 08037. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish-St. Anthony, 285 Rt 206, Hammonton, NJ. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 124 S. First Rd., Hammonton, NJ 08037.


Donations may be made in Ann’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, -https://act.alz.org/donate.


To share a condolence, please visit marinellafuneralhome.com.


Arrangements made by the Marinella Funeral Home, Hammonton, N.J.