John
W.
Asher



JOHN W. ASHER was born in Camden, New Jersey to James Russell Asher and his wife, the former Helen Surowiec. His father was a member of the Camden Fire Department, having first been appointed in March of 1947.James Russell Asher served until May 1, 1973 when he retired at the rank of District Chief, his service interrupted only by six months' service in the United States Navy in 1951.

The Ashers had lived at 1709 Tioga Street, Camden in the late 1940s. By the mid-1950s James and Helen Asher had moved to 2967 Tuckahoe Road in Fairview. They attended and educated their children at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church in Fairview

John W. Asher served with the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was appointed to the Camden Fire Department in December of 1974, and served until October 5, 1977.

John W. Asher lived in the Fairview section of Camden for many years. His last days were spent in West Berlin, New Jersey. He passed away on April 25, 2011, survived by sons John, James, Joseph, and Jeffrey, and six grandchildren. 


Camden Courier-Post - June 2, 2003

ASHER, JOHN W.
On April 25, 2011, of West Berlin, formerly of Fairview, age 60. Beloved father of John (Lisa), James (Stephanie), Joseph (Kimberley) and Jeffrey. Dear brother of Jimmy, Judy, Joyce and the late Janet. Loving grandfather of 6. Mr. Asher proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and was a former Camden City firefighter. There will be a viewing Wednesday morning from 10 am to 12 noon at Gardner Funeral Home, Runnemede. Funeral Service 12 noon Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment private at the request of the family. Relatives and friends may share memories at www.GardnerFuneralhome.com.


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