Arlene M. B. Rexon, 62, Haddonfield Civic Leader

Posted: March 23, 1989

Arlene May Buohl Rexon, 62, an energetic, devoted Haddonfield volunteer, died yesterday at her home in Haddonfield after a short illness.

Mrs. Rexon was president of many Haddonfield organizations, including the Haddonfield Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the AFS high school foreign exchange program, the Haddonfield Central School Home School Association, the Haddonfield Junior School Home School Association and the Town School Association. She also served in various posts with Haddonfield Friends of the Library and the Haddonfield Ambulance Association, was past den mother for Cub Scout Troup 65 of Haddonfield, and was a volunteer with the Red Cross and Lakeland General Hospital.

She became a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in 1948 and served three terms there as the social sorority's president, as well as several terms each as secretary and treasurer.

A 21-year member of Mystic Chapter 148 of the Order of the Eastern Star of Camden, she joined Haddonfield OES Chapter 140 in 1976.

Mrs. Rexon was born in Camden on May 31, 1926, and enjoyed bowling, golfing, skiing and sailboating, according to her husband, G. Frederick Rexon. The family spent summers at their home in Ocean City, where she was past president of the Ocean City Yacht Club Women's Association.

She was a member of Haddonfield United Methodist Church, the Haddonfield Fire Company Bowling League and the Tavistock Bowling League and Country Club.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Rexon is survived by a son, G. Frederick Jr.; a daughter, Donna M. Brodner; two grandsons, Daniel Frederick Rexon and Sean Christopher Brodner; a brother, Paul C. Buohl, and a sister, Anna J. Gerber.

Services will he held Saturday, beginning with visitation at 9 a.m. in the parlor of Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Rd., Haddonfield. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary, with burial in Locustwood Memorial Park, Cherry Hill.

Arrangements were under the direction of Holl-Murphy Funeral Home of Cherry Hill.

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