In loving memory of

John Semple, Sr.
August 22, 1936 - June 13, 2022

John Semple, Sr., on June 13, 2022, of Bellmawr. Age 85.

Beloved husband of Anne Semple (nee Milligan) for 54 years. Devoted father of John Semple, Jr. and Celine Ciullo (Jon). Loving Pop Pop of Brandon, Cameron, and Hayden. Dear brother of Hester Clarke. Preceded in death by seven siblings. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

John was a founder of Barrington Soccer and a coach for Bellmawr Girls Softball. He proudly served in the Royal Air Force.

There will be a visitation from 9am to 10am Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE.

Funeral service 10am at the funeral home.

Interment New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in John's memory to the Charity of the Donor's Choice.


Peggy Burgo wrote on Jun 21, 2022:

"Dear Anne and Family, May your fond memories console you in your time of sorrow. Peggy and Lou Burgo"

Jeanine Perseo Ludman wrote on Jun 20, 2022:

"Our deepest sympathies to Anne, Celine and the family. John was truly a gentle man. May he rest in the peace of the Lord. Sincerely the Perseo and Ludman families "

Gemma bennett wrote on Jun 17, 2022:

"Our beautiful uncle John you will be sorely missed by all your family back home in Belfast over auntie Anne and John and Celine and children live from all the Bennett?s xx"

Paul Bennett. wrote on Jun 16, 2022:

"Uncle John to me you were a wonderful kind and loving person lots of fond memories, you will be besorely missed. God bless. Love Paul."

Dennis Hodge wrote on Jun 16, 2022:

"I'm sorry to hear if John's passing. I fondly remember playing soccer with John. Both as my coach and as a teammate. I greatly respected him. My sincere sympathy for your loss. Dennis Hodge"

norman bennett wrote on Jun 16, 2022:

"Good bye to one of the nicest human beings put on this earth. Miss you . Norman. "

Susan Leonchuck wrote on Jun 15, 2022:

"Dear Mrs. Semple, John, Celine and family, I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Semple's passing. He was such a sweet neighbor and a kind and gentle man. May you find comfort knowing that he is at peace with our Lord. Sincerely, Bob and Susan Leonchuck and family"