• The Hammonton Gazette

Kathleen A. Giacobbe



Kathleen A. Giacobbe (Cass Owens), 81, of Hammonton, N.J. passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Samaritan Hospice in Voorhees, N.J.


Kathleen was born in Philadelphia and lived in Hammonton most of her life. She was one of the first female officers working for the Division of Human Services at Ancora State Hospital. Kathleen loved crossword puzzles, dancing, sci-fi movies and the Philadelphia Eagles.


She is predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Kathleen McGowan; her brother, Joseph McGowan; and her sister, Dorothea Astl.


She is survived by her husband, Frank Giacobbe Jr.; daughter, Debbie Owens-Spado; sons, James Owens, Edward Owens and Frank Giacobbe III; brothers, John P. McGowan, Raymond Hemphill and James Hemphill; and sister-in-law, Gloria Giacobbe. She was a loving grandmother of five and great-grandmother of three.


Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third Street Hammonton, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of Mt Carmel Parish St. Joseph Church Third and French Streets, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery 260 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan Hospice 265 Rt 73 Voorhees, NJ 08043. To share condolences please visit www.marinellafuneralhome.com.

Arrangements made by the Marinella Funeral Home.