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LINCOLN, RUSSELL R. III 72 - of N. Cape May passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at his home. Russell was born April 8, 1941 in Darby, PA; formerly lived in Thorofare, NJ; and has been a Cape May area resident for 26 years. He was a 1959 graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, PA. Russell was a mechanical radiologist for Universal Tech Testing Laboratories of Collingdale, PA and Philadelphia Electric Company for over 30 years. He served his country in the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Russell was a member of the Parish of St John Neumann and was in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He enjoyed travel, boating, water skiing, and snow skiing. Russell is survived by his wife of 15 years, Rita Lincoln; his three brothers, John T. (Helen) Lincoln, of North Cape May, NJ; James P. (Rebecca) Lincoln of Galloway, NJ; Robert (Judy) Lincoln of Egg Harbor Township, NJ; and his sister, Geri Pietras of Cape May Point, NJ. Also surviving are his step-daughters, Carol (Daniel) Taggart of Deptford, NJ & Doreen Gailey of Swarthmore, PA; five step- grandchildren; three step- great-grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife, Hazel (Childs) Lincoln. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Parish of St John Neumann, St. John of God RC Church, 680 Townbank Rd, North Cape May, NJ 08204; where friends will be received from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at St Mary's Cemetery, 1056 Seashore Rd, Cold Spring, NJ 08204. The family suggests donations in Russell's memory to St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To share condolences, please visit

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