Nathanael E. “Nate” Hatch, age 32, of Duncan, OK passed away Tuesday, April 24. Nate, affectionately known as “Teddy” to his friends was born in Mount Holly and grew up in Chesterfield Twp. before moving to Philadelphia for a while and then to Oklahoma for the past two years.
He was a graduate of Northern Burlington Regional High School and was currently employed as a sous chef in Oklahoma. Nate had a passion for cooking and enjoyed playing the bass guitar. He loved to travel, was a car enthusiast and was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.
Nate is survived by his mother and step-father, Elizabeth Hatch and Tom Palmer of Chesterfield; a niece, Brittany Hatch of Chesterfield; a brother, Michael Hatch of Mt. Airy, NC; his girlfriend, Kimberly Nowak of Duncan, OK; a half-sister, Lindsey Atkins of Duncan, OK; his aunts, Joan Audiss of Medford, OR and Carol Kranick of Boyton, FL; his uncle, Larry Kranick of Wrightstown; his step-grandparents, Edda and Don Palmer and other Palmer family; his best friend, Ben Impson of Duncan, OK and several other nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
A memorial service for Nate will be held on Friday, May 4 at 12:00 Noon at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street, New Egypt, NJ 08533. Calling hours will be from 11:00 AM until Noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nate’s name can be made to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, 633 Third Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10017-6706 (www.centeronaddiction.orgldonate).