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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette

Ryan R. Horton

Ryan R. Horton, 32, of Folsom, N.J., passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Ryan was a lifelong Folsom resident and attended HollyDELL Special Education School from age 3 to 21. He lived a very active life attending car racing events, going to Disney, bowling and watching sports. He was one of a kind and his smile could light up a room.

Ryan is predeceased by his grandfather, George R. Smith Sr.; grandmother, Beverly S. Horton; and stepfather, Paul Zellers.

He will be forever missed by his mother, Patricia Horton Zellers; his father, James M. Horton (Lisa); brothers, James M. Horton IV (Morgan) and Hunter Horton; step brothers, Patrick and Dustin Zellers; nieces, Rylie G. Horton and Alexis Zellers; nephew, Payton Zellers; and his grandparents, James M. Horton Jr. and Lorraine S. Smith. He will also be missed by many close family members and friends.

Relatives and friends attended his viewing 9 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022 at Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St., Hammonton, NJ 08037. Funeral services followed at 11 a.m. with burial in St. James Lutheran Cemetery 1341 Mays Landing Rd., Folsom, NJ 08037.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to HollyDELL Special Education School in Sewell, N.J. Please refer to the Donate page at or send contributions in Ryan’s name to HollyDELL at 610 Holly Dell Dr., Sewell, NJ 08080.

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Arrangements made by the Marinella Funeral Home.


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