Harry DeMaria

Obituary of Harry DeMaria

Harry J. DeMaria Jr., 66 of Egg Harbor Twp. NJ passed away on September 1, 2018 after a courageous battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was born in Philadelphia, PA  to Harry and Petronella DeMaria. He grew up in Vineland, NJ. He was a graduate of Vineland H.S. Class of 1970 and Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Harry and his wife,  Marilyn, raised their family in Upper Township, NJ .  Harry worked in the Atlantic City Casino industry for many years at The Sands, The Atlantis and  Taj Mahal .   He left the casino industry and  transitioned to Global Cash Access, MCA Processing, and ASAI where he held senior management positions.  A kind, intelligent and gentle family man, he enjoyed golfing, sports, and cars. Harry was a volunteer Upper Township youth Rec. coach  and coached  basketball, soccer and softball. Harry is survived by his wife Marilyn (McAviney)  DeMaria; daughter Christin DeMaria; son Andrew DeMaria; sister Kathleen (Brian) Campbell; nephew Colin (Ashley) Campbell .  Harry is predeceased by his parents Harry J. Sr. and Petronella (Van Steyn).

A Mass of Resurrection will be offered Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11 o’clock from the Church of the Resurrection of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ where friends may call from 9 until 10:45.

Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland, NJ.

Donation can be made to ALS  Therapy Development Institute 300 Technology Square, Suite 400, Cambridge, MA  or  www.als.net/donate/  3003