RETIRED...HAWORTH PD, N.J.
Jim R. Meyers, 61, of Conway, SC, formerly of Harrington Park, NJ, passed away on June 11th, 2019 with his family by his side. He is survived by his adoring wife Susan (nee Scordato), as well as children Daniel and Joseph. He was predeceased by parents Robert and Muriel Meyers and brother Jack. Having served four years in the United States Air Force and twenty-one years with the Haworth Police Department (PBA Local #206), Jim proudly dedicated his life to the service of both his family and community. Those fortunate enough to know Jim will recall his warm greetings and strong moral compass. His free time was spent on long motorcycle rides, keeping his skills sharp at the shooting range, and spending time with family and friends. A memorial service will be held at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood, NJ on Friday, June 21st, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations towards cancer research may be made in memory of Jim at gatewaycr.org. Alternatively, donations may be sent to Gateway Research, 500 E. Remington Rd., Schaumburg, IL, 60173.
John P. Stadelmann, 57 passed away, Saturday May 28, 2011 at his home surrounded by family. He was born January 9, 1954 in Queens, New York, a son of Miriam McLaughlin Stadelmann and the late Henry Stadelmann. Mr. Stadelmann was a retired United States Navy Veteran; retired from the New York City Police Dept. as a Detective and moved to Myrtle Beach in 2002 from Freeport, NY. He was a charter member of the Coastal Carolina Shields and was instrumental in forming the group. John was a loving and devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather and touched the lives of all who knew him. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Stadelmann, daughters and son in law, Michelle Stadelmann, Jennifer Stadelmann, Cheryl and James Martin, Keri Stadelmann, Joyce Stadelmann and adopted daughter Jaquetta Franklin all of Myrtle Beach, SC and two grandchildren, Alex Stadelmann and Maggie Martin.
John's cancer was due to his actions on 9/11 and after as a member of the NYPD.
James T. Giery entered into rest peacefully in his sleep at his home in Myrtle Beach, SC on September 20th, 2016. He was 63 years old. The son of the late James T. and Jeanne (nee Burger) Giery, Jimmie was born in the U.S. Naval Hospital in Queens, NY, and grew up in Marine Park, Brooklyn.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1977-1983 with the Military Police, stateside and in Germany. In July 1984, Jimmie was appointed to the New York City Police Department earning the rank of Detective. He served one year in Bosnia attached to the United Nations Police Task Force, 1996-97. In 2005, he retired from the NYPD Forensic Investigation Division. A second career drew him back to Germany working as an investigator for the Department of Defense. In 2012, he retired to sunny Myrtle Beach, SC with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Catrine Antonie Kyster Christensen Giery and his children: James J., Sean T. and Karen Irene; siblings: Jeanmarie Spadaro, Dawn Blades and Sean M. Giery.
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Eugene Francis Madden, a 9/11 first responder and retired New York Police Department officer who retired to Myrtle Beach, passed away on Tuesday, February 6. He was 51 years old.
Madden was born on November 29, 1966 in Hoboken, NJ, according to his obituary. He worked at the NYPD for 20 years, and was promoted to detective in 1996. He served alongside his colleagues as a 9/11 first responder for many months after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
After Madden's retirement, he settled in Myrtle Beach.
"Gene was a true patriot, avid history buff, and loved to take part in a good debate," his obituary states. "He was proud of his Irish heritage and loved to spend time at his family home in West Cork and sharing that experience with friends over the years."
Scott Cameron Hamilton, 56, of Cobblers Circle, died Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Medical University of SC.
Scott was born in Mineola, NY, a son of the late John C. and Nancy J. Hamilton. He attended Mattituck High School where he met his best friend and future wife Beth, whom he married in 1976. Collectively, Scott and Beth were together nearly 40 years. They had two sons Chris and Steve. Scott loved warm days at the beach and had many triumphs deep sea fishing and on the golf course. Above all, he cherished the time he spent with family and friends.
Scott dedicated 36 years of service to the Cornell University Police Department serving as a patrol officer and an investigator with the Major Crimes Unit. He left the department in 2012 at the rank of Senior Investigator. Scott was honored and privileged to work with agencies including the US Marshalls Service, Scotland Yard, FBI, US Secret Service, DEA, Department of State, Justice Department, Israeli Secret Service, as well as several local and state law enforcement agencies throughout New York. Scott had also been the Tompkins County representative for the New York State Counter Terrorism Committee Zone 6. He also proudly served as a patrol officer with the Dryden Police Department in New York for over 11 years. Upon moving to North Carolina, he became a proud member of the Coastal Carolina Shields.
Despite a bustling career, above all, Scott's first love was always his family; his devotion to his wife was unmatched. He took great pride in his profession and was honored by the family's legacy in public safety. Without exception Scott could not be more pleased with his two son's careers in emergency service, the men that they have become, and the fathers that they are. Honest and sincere, he was a loyal friend and a man of great integrity. He will be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Beth Heaney Hamilton; two sons, Christopher Cameron Hamilton (Qi Zhang) and their son, Jack Cameron Hamilton and Steven Cameron Hamilton (Jenny Riebe) and their daughter, Gracyn Elizabeth Hamilton and a God Child, Matthew Scott Poletti; sister, Dana Hamilton Willis (Jeff); brother, Brett Cameron Hamilton (Alicia) and their children, Katie, Maya and Ross Cameron Hamilton.
BLADENSBURG MARYLAND PD (RET)
Joseph Michael Cardillo, age 77 passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018. Born in Brooklyn New York, Joseph was the son of Geraldo and Maria Cardillo. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife Lucille Cardillo, sister Lucille Denis and Nephew Joe Denis.
Joseph is survived by his loving wife Kathy Cardillo of Myrtle Beach, his son and daughter in-law Gerard and Kim Cardillo of Leesburg Va., daughters Laura Casano of Howard Beach NY and Lidia Rodriguez of Wantagh NY and their respective spouses John and Joe, grandchildren Jake and Nicole Cardillo, Annamarie and Rosemarie Casano, Jennifer and JP Rodriguez and step daughter, Stacy Zimmerman.
Joseph became a New York City Police Officer in 1964 serving in the Harlem riots, was the first car on the scene at the shooting of John Lennon and served his final seven years at Lincoln Center before retiring in 1984. Joseph was a founding member of the Coastal Carolina Shields, an organization for current and retired Law Enforcement Officers now residing in North and South Carolina. He was an avid and professional coin collector who loved boating, long rides with his wife and friends on his custom motorcycle, antique car shows, yard sales, socializing and traveling.
Always smiling and quick to tell a joke or story, Joseph was beloved by all for his innate and rare ability to listen, give his counsel and simply share a beer.