Mark Maxwell

Member for
13 years · 9 months · 15 days
Find A Grave ID
46819259

Bio

Born 1947 in Atlantic City Hospital. Egg Harbor City (EHC) schools and Oakcrest High School. Graduate of University of Dubuque (C'1970) BS Chemistry. Retired NJ State Police Forensic Scientist Supervisor (Drugs and Toxicology) June 2012; current member American Chemical Society, and Society of Forensic Toxicologists, and former member Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, President of the EHC Historical Society and Roundhouse Museum (see our Facebook page). In 2010, completed a book on early Egg Harbor City for Arcadia Publishing and selected "Citizen of the Year in appreciation for service to our community". Appointed Squadron Historian by the Edward H. "Butch" O'Hare Fighting Squadron Six (VF-6), Member of the Tailhook Association, USS Intrepid Association, United States Naval Institute, Life Member of 11th Airborne Association, Honorary Flying Tiger Award, Founding member American Air Museum of Britain and the Flying Tigers Memorial Museum in China, former associate member of the USS Hancock Association.

EHC cemetery entries in FindAGrave files have been reconcilled with the records of the City Clerk. The EHC Historical Society has a spreadsheet of the original 8 blocks of the cemetery and digital copies of the Block/Section maps. We still get requests from families whose records indcated interment here, but no records can be found. There are also many headstones not recorded in the Clerk's records, which apparently are not complete between 1860 and 1900. When "The NEWS" of Egg Harbor City was sold, the copyright of previous issues was transferred to the Egg Harbor City Historical Society. In keeping with part of its mission, the use of obituaries in Find A Grave is permissible.

Families: (Cavileers & Maxwells) in the Atlantic/Burlington County area since 1700s.
Married Patricia A. O'Brien (Longmeadow, MA). Two sons: Mark Jr., James; two grandchildren.

In OCT2014, I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. On 12OCT2015 I underwent an autologous stem-cell transplant at Jefferson Hospital. I am undergoing a maintenance chemotherapy that will be 21 days-on-7-days off sequences of Revlimid. As of 2018, I am able to return to some of my former activities, including Find-A-Grave. Travel distance by car is limited to about 250 miles from home due to possible DVTs, and Revlimid keeps my RBC low, and me easily out of breath.

Among my family trees are:
Paternal: ADAMS, CAVILEER, CRAMER, GALE, LEEK, LOVELAND, MAXWELL, McANNEY, SOOY, VANSANT

Maternal: CURRY, KRIEG, TOWNSEND, SCULTHORPE

In-laws: CRUM, O'BRIEN, HASSON, PLUMMER

Anyone who wants to use my info/photos for personal/family use GO AHEAD. Any other use, just add a credit line below it.

Before you ask me to change an "unknown" birthdate to one that you calculated, know your degree of uncertainty. To change a year, the age on the headtone must include years AND months. Without both the uncertainty is +/- one year and will not be changed.

Please note: I do look at corrections sent to me, just not always the day you send it.

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