Merchantville Lodge #119 F&AM
Tomb of the Unknown Solider Wreath Laying Ceremony
Scottish Rite Masonic Degree Team of Central Valley, New Jersey, and Officers of Merchantville Lodge #119, presented the Master Mason Degree and "Raised" Nine (9) New Candidates at Merchantville Lodge on November 16th, 2011.
141st Anniversary Ladies Night
Lodge’s Recent Trip to Yauco, Puerto Rico to Confer The Fellow Craft Degree, October 23, 2014
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Photo taken immediately after the conclusion of the Fellow Craft Degree at “Light of the Sons Lodge #24” in Yauco, Puerto Rico. Candidates Top Center, Bro. FC Joshua Ryan Taylor and Bro. Rafael Marte-Rosario. Front Row, (L to R) RW Philip M. DeRoxtra, PSGM, unidentified Brother, RW Ray Taylor, Sr., PGC, M.R.H. Edwin Sepulveda Millan, Grand Master of Puerto Rico, RW Randy Whitt, SGD, WB Raynaldo Santiago, W/M Merchantville Lodge #119, Bro. John J. Moy (Lower front) and other Grand Lodge Officers of the Grand Staff of Puerto Rico and Worshipful Master, Officers & Brethren of “Light of the Sons Lodge #24 ( Hijos De La Luz #24)
Scottish Rite Masonic Degree Team of Central Valley, New Jersey, and Officers of Merchantville Lodge #119, presented the Master Mason Degree and "Raised" Three (3) New Candidates at Merchantville Lodge on April 3rd, 2015.
On Friday evening, May 15th, 2015, Javier “Jay” Seguinot, PM, “Return to the East” to also assist the Worshipful Master with “Opening” his Lodge and was also presented a “Certificate of Appreciation”. Photo of WB Seguinot with the Worshipful Master, Worshipful Brother and Reverend Jorge A. Martinez.
WB Lloyd H. Scout, Past Master 2000, “Returned to the East” on Friday evening, May 8th, to assist the Worshipful Master with “Opening” his Lodge. Above the Worshipful Master, Worshipful Brother and Reverend, Jorge A. Martinez and RW Ray Taylor, Sr., Administrative Secretary, present WB Scout with a “Certificate of Appreciation in supporting his Lodge
142nd Anniversary Ladies Night
Pictures from the “Widows Sons” club members at a Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota
On Sunday, July 5th, 2015, WB Jerry Williams, on behalf of WB & Rev. Jorge Martinez, Worshipful Master of Merchantville Lodge, was presented with his 25 Yrs Past Master Pin by WB Eugene Wallace & RW Ray Taylor, Sr., Admin. Secretary, at the Masonic Home in Burlington, NJ where WB Jerry is a Resident. (Photo by RW Taylor
More Traveling Men & Ladies Photos,
“MAJESTIC ELEGANCE RESORT”
PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Photos from Worshipful Master’s Trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Above WB Martinez is joined by the Grand Master of the Dominican Republic and the Worshipful Master & Treasurer of Cuna de America Lodge #2 in Santo Domingo, D.R. with the Placing of a Memorial Wreath at their “Eternal Flame” and Crypt of Past Grand Master from the 1500’s
Nothing Like a Foam Dip in the Pool (with your Drink held high) WB Rob Taylor,
RW Ray Taylor and Grandaughter Bobbie-Jean Beitz
Susan Taylor (WB Bob’s wife) join Bobbie & Bobbie Jean, Bar Side at the Pool.
It was a GREAT Pool Party! Just ask WB Jay Seguinot & wife Iris!
Drink anyone? Just swim on up and order what you want, as many as you want, It’s “All Inclusive”!
Oh Yea, we came back to Honor our Gold Collar Recipients on September 21st at the
Indian Spring Country Club in Marlton, NJ.
Pictured l. to r. are RW Brian Read, JGS, RW Robert W. Hertneck, Jr., DDGM,
RW Bud Madgey, V, DRI, RW Daniel Walker, GC and RW Dale Lynch, PDDGM
Congratulations Brethren on your 2015 Grand Lodge Appointments.
Merchantville Lodge had “Center Stage” at the November 6th, 2015 Senior Warden’s Garibaldi Lodge Trip to New York to Witness the EA Degree.
L to R, Senior Warden Eugene Padalino, Bro. Louis Benucci, J/D and Bro. Tristian Solomon
(No Relation to the famous Kin)
L to R; RW Ray Taylor, Sr. & Bro. Gene Padalino West of the Alter at Garibaldi Lodge
(Note: Alter draped with the Italian Flag)
It was a Very Enjoyable Trip and much “Light” was shed.
2015 Christmas Basket Food Drive Pictures
Pictured l to r packing Christmas Baskets at the December 19th Christmas Baskets Drive for Needy Families are four (4)” Old Soldiers”(or Sailors). Bro. Sgt. Mark Valentine (USA), Sailor Russ Collins, USN (USS New Jersey Crew); Fred “Fritz” Giebel (Front) USN and in the background Bro. Sgt. Al Rodesky (USA). The Total Age of the two in the middle is 180 Yrs. Young!
More Pictures of 2015 Christmas Baskets Food Drive at Merchantville Lodge #119 on Saturday morning, December 19th. Sixty-Five (65) Families in the Pennsauken-Merchantville Area received Food Baskets from the donations and efforts of the Brethren of Merchantville Lodge.
2016 Christmas Basket Food Drive Pictures
2016 Adult Christmas Party
“Table Lodge on March 10th. We had a great time and a full house with RW Dieter B. Hees DGM as guest speaker, the next Grand Master for the State of NJ! That’s what it’s all about, coming out to lodge and partaking in all that Freemasonry has to offer!”
Ladies Night, held on April 8th at the Pennsauken Country Club had a great turn out. It was the perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the women in our lives and to catch up with one another.
A HUGE thank you and congratulations to RW Raymond Taylor for his 12 years of service to the Lodge as secretary and for creating our amazing TB. Grand Lodge recognized all his hard work this year in A.C. with a certificate.
The Lodge;s Annual Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids
Past Masters Night (MM Degree) where two new brothers were raised.