Obituary: Former Mayor Michael Sanyour Jr.

Left, Mayor Michael Sanyour (R, 2003–2005), former Mayor Kevin Aberant (D, 2005–2009), former Mayor John Button (R, 2010–2012) and former Mayor Chris Chiacchio (R, 2014) at the Moorestown Citizen of the Year Dinner in 2014.

Michael L. Sanyour, Jr. of Moorestown passed away Saturday, Feb. 25. He was 86 years old.

He was the husband of the late Therese (McCarthy); father of Jeff Sanyour, Mark Sanyour, Jennifer Sanyour, Florence Zelinka, Norman Sanyour, and Ned Sanyour. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 3, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, located at 42 W. Main St. Interment will be held privately.

Please no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Barons Chorus, 327 Marlton Pike W., Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

Condolences may be left on the Lewis Funeral Home website.

The Moorestown Republican Club sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Moorestown Mayor Michael Sanyour, who passed away this weekend.

Mayor Sanyour was appointed to the Moorestown Town Council in April of 1988. He was re-elected 4 times in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000, ending his service in December 2004. He served as Mayor from January of 2003 until December of 2004.