ARENSBERG was in Camden, New Jersey on November 22, 1936. His father, Alfred "Jake"
was a founding member of the Cramer Hill Boys Club.
Arensberg family had moved to Cramer
Hill from Philadelphia in the late 1900s, taking up residence at
Avenue, where they resided into the late 1940s. Alfred "Jake"
Arensberg and his wife, the former Florence Marlowe, had moved to
874 Beideman Avenue by 1943, where they remained for many years. The
family eventually included three other children, Bonnie, Richard, and
joined the Camden Fire Department in January of 1961. The following
November, his wife Patricia bore a son, Douglas. The Arensberg
family included four other children, Joseph, Diane, Steven, and Patti.
Arensberg's career with the Camden Fire Department began at Engine
Company 11 on North 27th Street in Cramer Hill. In 1968 he was promoted
to Captain. He served the City of Camden for 20 more
his career taking him to Engine Company 2 and Engine Company 7
before returning to where it began at Engine Company 11. Captain
Arensberg retired after over 27 years service on February 1, 1988.
Arensberg and his family moved from Camden to Maple Shade, New Jersey in
1973. Sadly, Douglas
who worked for the Camden
Fire Department in the Apparatus Shop on Wright
Avenue, passed away on
January 22, 1996.