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On behalf of Life Celebration, I would like to thank you for your trust and provide some information on what you can expect from us. Our goal is simple - to get to know you and your family so we may provide the highest level of care in a way that is best for everyone involved. It is our pledge to do everything we can to provide you peace of mind as your family transitions through the time ahead. Again, thank you for your trust and confidence in us. If you have any questions about your loved one’s care, please do not hesitate to call me at 855-717-5224.

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Our Obituaries

Anna T. (nee Stanulewicz) Kurtz

October 22, 2020

Kurtz, Anna T. (nee Stanulewicz) on October 22, 2020, age 94 of Philadelphia. Beloved wife of the late Leon, loving mother of Leon E. (Kathaleen), Theresa Ashbacher (Laurence, M.D.), Janet Kustra (the late Robert), Patricia Sheerin (Michael) and the late David R. (Susan). Dear grandmom of 13 and Gigi of 25. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Anna's Life Celebration, Wednesday, 10/28,...
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Linda Jeanne (nee Shugarts) Reale

October 21, 2020

Linda Jeanne Reale (nee Shugarts) of North Wildwood, formerly of Warminster, passed away October 21, 2020. She was 77. Born in Clearfield County, she was the daughter of the late Blake and Lulu Shugarts. She was the beloved wife of the late Gaetano Reale. Linda loved to travel and shopping. The beach in North Wildwood is where you would find her, enjoying her family and sitting on her balcony...
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Bernard H. Fiorillo

October 20, 2020

Bernard H. Fiorillo, 88, formerly of Newtown, Langhorne and Philadelphia, died on October 20, 2020 at St. Mary Center, Lansdale, PA. Prior to retirement Bernard was employed at Philco Corporation, then as an Insurance Agent/Broker and as a Real Estate agent. Bernard is a Veteran of United States Army having served with the 28th Infantry Division in Germany during the Korean War. He is a...
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Catherine M. (nee Reed) Krzywicki

October 20, 2020

Catherine M. Krzywicki (nee Reed) of Warminster,Pa. passed away at her home on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. She was 72 years old. Born in Phila., she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Catherine (nee Quinlan) Reed. She was the beloved wife of Walter Krzywicki and loving mother of Melissa, Scott (his wife Laura) and John (his wife Jessica) Krzywicki. She was the sister of Barbara...
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Maureen (Celinske) Hornberger

October 19, 2020

HORNBERGER (Celinske) Maureen (Celinske) Hornberger was guided into Heaven on October 19, 2020. She was born April 15th 1941 to the late William and Anna Mae Celinske and raised in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia. Maureen attended St. Hubert's High School for Girls and graduated in 1959. In 1957, she met the love of her life the late Frederick "Fritzie" Hornberger and they were wed on...
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Lloyd A. Silvetti

October 19, 2020

Lloyd A. Silvetti 63 years old of Fairless Hills, PA passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday October 19th 2020. Lloyd is survived by his beloved wife Joyce Silvetti (Nee Drobish), his cherished son Mark Silvetti, as well as his siblings Sam Silvetti, and Sondra Silvetti. Lloyd is also survived by many adored family and friends, including his loving Aunt Mary Fiorani, as well as...
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Robin S. Hearn

September 13, 1953 - October 19, 2020

Robin S. Hearn, of Philadelphia, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020. She was 67 years old. Robin was born in Philadelphia on September 13, 1953 to the late William and Diane (née Galinsky) Weiss. She was the wife to the late Joseph D. Hearn, Jr. who passed away in 2017. Robin was a 1971 graduate from Germantown High School and worked as a clerk in the purchasing department for Septa prior...
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Marie E. Callaghan

October 18, 2020

Marie E. Callaghan, age 92; on October 18, 2020 at the LifeQuest Nursing Center; Quakertown, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA. She enjoyed playing bingo, doing needlepoint and watching old movie classics, especially musicals. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed making Christmas Butter Cookies. Marie was the beloved wife of the late Paul W., to whom she was married for over 50 years....
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Mildred H. Powel

March 5, 1925 - October 18, 2020

Mildred H. Powel, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at St. Mary Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Lansdale. She was 95 years old. Mildred was born in Salem, N.J. on March 5, 1925 to the late Austin and Ethel (née Ballenger) Harris and was the wife to the late Joseph Powel who passed away in 1993. She worked as a payroll supervisor for the Coca Cola Bottling Company prior to her...
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Constance Leaver Wise

October 17, 2020

Constance Leaver Wise, 67, entered into rest on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Her final days were spent surrounded by her family. Born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania in 1953, Connie was the daughter of the late Clyde and Charlotte Leaver. She graduated from Central Bucks High School East in 1970 and earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in Education from West Chester and Temple Universities,...
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Joseph E. Smith

December 7, 1963 - October 17, 2020

Joseph E. Smith, at the age of 56, passed away on October 17, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Joseph was born December 7, 1963 in Dover, NJ to Dolores Smith (DelRio) and Joseph R. Smith. He is survived by his beloved wife Stephanie Smith (Kordulak) to whom he was devoted. He was also the loving brother to Bonnie Lavoie (Pat), Doreen Huston (Bryan), Lisa Lyons (Dave), and Jennifer...
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Eileen Dorothy Kerrigan

October 16, 2020

Eileen Dorothy Kerrigan, beloved wife of Gene Patrick Kerrigan, Sr. for over 66 years, died peacefully on Friday, October 16th, 2020 at the age of 86 in her Odenton, MD home. Eileen was the loving mother of five children, Patricia Kerrigan Chartash (Elliot), Kathleen Kerrigan Howland (John), Dr. Maureen Kerrigan, Gene Patrick Kerrigan, Jr. (Patricia) and Carolyn Kerrigan Richards (Kevin). ...
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Christopher James Atkinson

October 16, 2020

Christopher James Atkinson, of New Hope, PA, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2020. He was 19 years old. Chris was the son of Joseph B. Atkinson, III and Susan (nee Czop); brother of Joseph B., IV and Erin R. Atkinson. He is also survived by his grandparents: his grandmother, Regina Czop, his Nanny, Elizabeth Jordan and his Nan Nan, Lynn Atkinson. Anyone who knew Chris knew his deep...
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Peter J. Jester, Jr.

October 16, 2020

Peter J. Jester Jr, age 56, of N.E. Philadelphia, passed away suddenly in Jacksonville, FL . He was born in Philadelphia, and was the son of Evelyn and the late Peter J. Jester Sr. Peter was the devoted husband of Mary, together for over 36 years. He was the beloved father of Christine Veal (her husband Robert), Peter J. Jester III (his fiancé Cory), and Kaitlyn Jester. He will be sadly...
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Louis C. Lippo

October 16, 2020

Louis C. LIPPO, age 75, of N.E. Philadelphia, passed away at his residence with his family by his side on October 16th, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia, son of the late Carmen and Clara Lippo. Louis was the Beloved husband of Patricia "Pat" (nee Carty), married 54 years. He was the loving father of Louis (his wife, Tricia) Lippo. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Nicole and...
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Ira W. Robbins

March 9, 1927 - October 16, 2020

Ira W. Robbins of East Norriton passed away on October 16, 2020. He was 93 years old. Born March 9, 1927 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Earl O. and Elizabeth (Krantz) Robbins. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Flotte) Robbins who passed March 2000. Ira was a graduate of Norristown High School Class of 1945. Ira served in World War II in the United States Navy from April 1945...
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Sueann (Nee DeReinzi) Pallanta

October 15, 2020

Sueann Pallanta (Nee DeReinzi) passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends on Thursday, October 15, 2020.  
 Sue was a loving wife and mother. She is survived by her beloved husband of 29 years, Ronald Pallanta, as well as her daughters, Susan Dittmar, Carrie Ann Weber (Lenny), and Christina Dittmar, and her son, Peter DeReinzi. 

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Assunta "Susan" (nee Fierro) Gambone

October 15, 2020

Assunta "Susan" Gambone (nee Fierro) passed away peacefully at home on October 15, 2020. Born on December 14, 1940 in Montella, Italy, she was the beloved daughter of the late Constantinio and Carmella Fierro (nee Ginella). At 10 years old she came to the United States to be with her family. Susan went on to marry the love of her life and best friend, the late Salvatore Gambone. Susan was the...
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Thomas Michael Handley

June 23, 1952 - October 15, 2020

Thomas Michael Handley passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on October 15, 2020. Born on June 23, 1952 in Niskayuna, New York he was the beloved son to the late Thomas P. and Therese Handley (nee Beaulieu). Upon graduating Norristown Area High School in 1970, Tom went on to marry the love of his life and best friend Fil (Filomena). Together they shared 41 years of adventure and...
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Helyn B. Rector

August 26, 1933 - October 15, 2020

Helyn B. Rector began her life's journey on August 26, 1933 in Yardley. She was the 5th child born to the late Oscar A. and Katherine Harris Rector. She accepted her angel wings and went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, October 15, 2020. Helyn graduated from Pennsbury High School, class of 1953 and she attended modeling school. She worked as a domestic engineer for many years. Helyn is...
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Bonnie L. Parkhouse

October 14, 2020

Bonnie L Parkhouse, of Lansdale, Pa. died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 14th at her home. She was born in DeKalb, Illinois to Arthur W. and Margaret (Hanson) Parkhouse. Bonnie graduated from DeKalb High School and went on to pursue an academic career. After earning her bachelor and master's from Northern Illinois University, she earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. She...
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Cynthia L. Fruchtman

October 14, 2020

Cynthia L. Fruchtman, 61 of Langhorne, PA died on October 13, 2020 at Einstein Montgomery Hospital, Norristown, PA. Born in Eleberon, NJ, Cynthia was a long time Langhorne resident. Cynthia owned and ran an online retail business. She is the daughter of the late John D. Carchman and she is survived by her mother, Harriet Levine Carchman and her loving husband, Hal D. Fruchtman. She is the...
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James F. Pokorny

October 13, 2020

Pokorny, James F. 91 of East Oak Lane on October 13, 2020. James had been a teacher and an administrator for the School District of Philadelphia. James was predeceased in life by his wife Leonor, his son James and his grandson Casimir Pokorny. He is survived y his daughter Mercedes (Joe), daughter-in-law Gail Pokorny, son Joseph (Margaret Durkin) daughters Leonor (Douglas...
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Peter J. Borzelleca

October 13, 2020

Peter J. Borzelleca, 1937-2020 Mr. Peter J. Borzelleca, 82, of Sandy Hill Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2020. Born in Norristown, PA on October 21, 1937, Peter was the loving son of Peter and Madeline (Fiorillo) Borzelleca. Raised and educated locally, he was a graduate of St. Matthew's High School and Villanova University, and served in the U. S. Army....
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George E. Monaghan

January 2, 1941 - October 13, 2020

George E. Monaghan passed away peacefully on October 13, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on January 2, 1941 George was the cherished son to the late William and Anna Monaghan (nee Lewin). George proudly served his country in the United States Army and upon his Honorable Discharge he went on to work for Yellow Freight as a union truck driver. He was a devoted husband of 41 years to his late wife,...
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Michael John Feeney

October 13, 2020

Feeney Michael John, of Philadelphia, passed away on October 13th at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of Mary "Myra" (nee Connell); devoted father of Michael (Silvia), Daniel (Theresa), Shawn (Jennifer), Martin (Christine), and Mary; loving grandfather of Ashlynne (Mike), Brianna (Derek), Emmaleigh, Aleks, Katie, Farrell, Jessica, Kayla, Colin, Elizabeth, Ariana, Tommy, and Isabella;...
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Paul Kirkpatrick

October 13, 2020

Paul Kirkpatrick of Warminster, Pa. passed away Monday, October 13, 2020 at Abington Hospital Jefferson Health. He was 79 years old. Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late Clayton and Virginia (nee Best) Kirkpatrick. He was the beloved husband of Joan (nee Gressel) Kirkpatrick and father of John (Cheryl) Coulter, Denise (Steve) Maleno and Patty (Jason) Morgan. Also surviving is...
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Ethel B. (nee Gazick) Matsko

October 12, 2020

Ethel B. Matsko (nee Gazick), of Bensalem, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 12, 2020 at the age of 91. Ethel was the beloved wife of the late George; cherished mother of Andrea Matsko; loving sister of the late Mary Enama (late Francis) and the late John Gazick (late Helene). Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and her grand dog Oreo. Ethel was known for her wonderful smile,...
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Joan T. Troy

October 12, 2020

Joan T. Troy passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020, at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was 86 years old. Joan was the daughter of the late John and Katherine Thomas. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Her children are Michael Troy (Terry), Bill Troy (Kathy), and Joanne Troy. Her grandchildren are Kelly, Nicole, Shannon, and Annemarie Troy. She has now joined her husband Bill and all her...
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Agnes D. (nee Jantorno) Casey

October 12, 2020

Agnes D. Casey (nee Jantorno) passed away on October 12, 2020 at the age of 93. She was the wife of the late Raymond T. Casey; loving mother of Kathleen Hepworth (Joe), Michael, Ray (Nancy) and her guardian angel, the late David; cherished grandmother of Michael Casey (Jill), Fran Casey, Dana Salvatore (Joe), Michael Casey, Esq., Kristen Albright (Billy), Trisha Smigo (Kenny); adored great...
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Robert Charles McCallister

October 12, 2020

Robert Charles McCallister of Jamison, Pa. passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at Briarleaf Nursing Home. He was 71 years old. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late James and Elizabeth (nee Corbet) McCallister. He was the beloved husband of Diana (nee Altemar) McCallister and loving father of Walter (Roseanne), John (Michelle) and Paula (nee Chris) Sadler. Also surviving is his...
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Joyce Ann Brown

October 11, 2020

Joyce Ann Brown, of Jenkintown, PA. ; formerly of Meadowbrook passed away at her residence on October 11th, at the age of 82. She was born in Philadelphia, she was the Joyce was the beloved mother of Kathleen Clark (the late William). She was the loving Grandmother of Kelly and Jessie Costanzo, great grandchildren Christopher Ginion, Gianna, Ryan, Aidan, and Harley Latrop, her very dear...
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Leslie A. Degen

October 11, 2020

Leslie A. Degen, 78 years old of Horsham, PA passed away peacefully on Sunday October 11th, 2020. Leslie is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Constance J. Degen (Snow). He is also survived by his loving children, Stephen J. Degen, Deborah L. Gates (Scott), and Douglas S. Degen (Jinjer), as well as twelve adored grandchildren, seven cherished great grandchildren, and his loving brother...
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Wendy (nee McClea) Powel

October 10, 2020

Wendy Powel (nee McClea) of Limerick, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 10, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born November 22, 1945. She was the daughter of the late James and Phyllis (nee Koons) McClea and the beloved wife the late John Barry Hoey, and the late John Powel. Wendy grew up in Havertown PA, and graduated from Haverford High School, Class of 1963. She would then move to...
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Doris McKenna

October 10, 2020

Doris McKenna, 1930-2020 Doris McKenna, 90, of Blue Bell, died October 10, 2020, after living with cancer for many years. She was so proud of her family and celebrated their joys and successes even as her own health declined. Doris kept her positive spirit and good humor to the very end. Doris Ann Hill was born in 1930 in Englewood, NJ, the second child of David Baldwin Hill and Mary Grace...
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Nora J. Kavanaugh

October 10, 2020

Nora J. Kavanaugh Longtime State College resident, Nora Kavanaugh, passed away peacefully, on Saturday, October 10th, at Spring House Estates, in Lower Gwynedd, PA, where she resided the last several years. Nora is survived by her children: Judith (Keith) Sweigard of Horsham, PA, Michael (Ann) Kavanaugh of Solon, OH, William (Susan) Kavanaugh of Lawrenceville, GA, Eileen (Mark) Miller of San...
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Marie (nee Miller) Grubb

October 9, 2020

Marie Grubb (nee Miller), of Cheltenham, PA, passed away on October 9th after an almost four year courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was 56 years old. She is preceded in death by her mother, Florence Egan (nee Smith), and stepfather Richard Egan. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and devoted husband of 38 years, Carl Grubb; daughters Kristin (Bob), Ashley (Gary), Nicole (Erik)...
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Margaret "Peggy" (nee McCrudden) Routzahn

October 9, 2020

ROUTZAHN MARGARET "PEGGY", (nee McCrudden), 62, of Glenside, PA died peacefully on October 9, 2020 surrounded by her family. Beloved daughter of the late Judge James D. McCrudden and Margaret Leighton McCrudden. Survived by ex-husband Paul Routzahn, and loving siblings: Susan McDermott (Jamie), Kathleen McCrudden (Robert Morton), John McCrudden (Eileen), Maureen Foley (Patrick), and James...
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Joyce C. Cox

October 9, 2020

Joyce C. Cox, of Southampton, passed away into God's loving care on Friday morning, October 9, 2020 at her home. She was 87 years old. Joyce was born on October 19, 1932 to the late Frank C. Anthony, Jr. and Helen (née McBride) Anthony and was the wife to the late Robert T. Cox, Sr. Joyce was an honest, loving, caring person who shared her good heart with everyone. She was the best mother,...
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Donna M. (nee Davis) Sawchyn

October 9, 2020

Donna M. Sawchyn (nee Davis) passed away on October 9, 2020 at the age of 64. Loving mother of Steven (Jenny), Michael (Kickie) and John Sawchyn; cherished grandmother of Amber, Antonio, Samantha, Michael, Emily, Frankie, John and great-grandmother of Aiden and Emmitt; beloved daughter of John and the late Frances Majus; dear sister of Joe Davis (the late Lynn), Glenn Davis and the late Michael...
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Frank Dellisanti, Sr.

October 9, 2020

Frank Dellisanti, Sr. 100 of Washington Crossing formerly of Philadelphia passed away on October 9, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Marion Costanzo Dellisanti. Loving father of Frank Dellisanti, Jr (Debbie) and Marlene Doyle. Grandfather of Angela, Christopher, Frankie, Gregory and Gina. Great grandfather of Isabella, Luciana, Hailey, Paige Marion, JJ and Brennan. Also survived by his former...
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Cathy Jo (Roth) Transue

October 8, 2020

Cathy Jo (Roth) Transue, age 68, was a lifelong resident of Langhorne but is now an eternal resident of heaven. At home surrounded by loved ones, she passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on October 8th after a brief battle with cancer. Cathy was born to John H. Roth, Sr. and Josephine K. (Riemenschneider) Roth, who both predeceased her. Family traditions in her childhood years included...
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Catharine Johnson Mayson

October 8, 2020

MAYSON Catharine Johnson Mayson, of Cheltenham Village passed away on October 8th 2020 at the age of 98. She was the daughter of James V. Johnson and Edna Houldin Johnson. Cathy was the loving wife of Herbert C. Mayson for 39 years. Cathy was the caring mother to Mark V. Mayson (Susan) and Dane C. Mayson (Michele). Cathy leaves behind an impressive legacy in her six grandchildren; Kendra ...
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James E. Testa

October 7, 2020

James E. Testa passed away, suddenly, on October 7, 2020 at the age of 35. Loving father of Aubrie Testa; beloved son of Daniel and Sandra Testa; dear brother of Daniel, Corrine, Stephen (Nicole), Rosemarie and Lauren Testa. He is also survived by three nieces and one nephew. James enjoyed riding and working on BMX bicycles, building model airplanes, target shooting and painting houses. ...
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Kenneth James Leyden, Sr.

October 6, 2020

Kenneth James Leyden Sr., of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania passed away on Tuesday October 6 , 2020 at the age of 76. Ken is survived by the love of his life, Gail (nee Appell) with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Ken is survived by his devoted son Zachary Leyden (and his partner Amy Johnson). Ken was the loving brother of the late Janet and Linda Leyden. Ken was born and raised in...
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Charles Leggerie

October 6, 2020

Charles Leggerie passed away peacefully on October 6th, 2020 at Avow Hospice with his loving family by his side. Charles was born Feb 25, 1941 to Rose Leggerie nee DeMarco and Lawrence Leggerie. He married Lois, the love of his life, in 1961. He was preceded in death by sisters Dolores and Marie and his grandson Michael. He is survived by his wife Lois, brother Lawrence, children Charles,...
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Edward F. Rife

October 6, 2020

Edward F. Rife passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the Birches in Newtown. He was 92 years old. "Ed" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born on August 7, 1928 in Philadelphia to the late Edward J. Rife and Adeline V. Rife. He was the late husband to the late Anne K. Rife who passed away in 2002 (Murphy, NC). Ed graduated from Dobbins Technical School in...
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Mary D. (nee Ware) Grissell

October 5, 2020

Mary D. (nee Ware) Grissell, of Bensalem, PA passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. Born in Philadelphia to the late Nora and Albert Ware Sr., Mary was an avid Eagles fan and enjoyed bowling, crocheting, and Pinochle. Most of all, Mary loved being surrounded by her grandchildren and spending time with her family. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Grissell, and her...
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Elizabeth (nee Gallagher) Lodge

February 9, 1937 - October 5, 2020

Lodge (nee Gallagher) Elizabeth A. Feb 9, 1937 – October 5, 2020 Elizabeth Lodge (nee Gallagher) was born in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph and Mary Gallagher, immigrants from Northern Ireland, on Feb. 9, 1937. She was the one of six children – and was younger sister to Marguerite, Marie, Billy and Kathleen (all of whom predeceased her), and the older sister to Claire Teubner, with whom she...
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Frank J. Affeldt

February 22, 1932 - October 5, 2020

Frank J. Affeldt of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Monday October 5, 2020. He was 88 years old. Born February 22, 1932 in Swoyersville, PA, he was the son of the late Adam and Edna (nee Soy) and the beloved husband of the late Theresa (nee Lacina). Frank received his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. He owned and operated Orion Systems Inc. for 43...
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Tyler David Cordeiro

October 5, 2020

Cordeiro Tyler David, age 24, of Bensalem passed away suddenly Monday night, October 5th, after a 5-year, tumultuous battle with addiction. Tyler fought with everything he had to free himself from the grips of this disease. He wanted to live. Tyler was the beloved son of Susan Ousterman (nee Carter) (Steven), and Michael Cordeiro (Suzanne Carrol); loving brother of Mary Cordeiro, Michael...
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Joseph R. Lewandowski

October 5, 2020

Joseph R. Lewandowski, of Newtown, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at his residence. He was 73 years old. "Joe" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born on November 8, 1946 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Regina (née Borowski). Joe graduated from Drexel and worked passionately as a biomedical engineer, most recently retiring from Abington Memorial...
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Jared D. Crutchfield

October 4, 2020

Jared D. Crutchfield, of Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 10. Jared was the beloved son of Kelvin Crutchfield and Brandi Ross; cherished brother of Crystal Mohan, Jacob Mohan, Jazmin Crutchfield, and Savannah Crutchfield; loving grandson of Susan Mohan; caring nephew of Amanda White (Akil) and Eddie Ross (Janice).Also surviving are many Aunts, Uncles,...
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Mary Jean (Soules) Minto

July 25, 1954 - October 4, 2020

Mary Jean (Soules) Minto, 66, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on October 4, 2020. Born July 25, 1954 in Middletown, NY to James and Evelyn (Stewart) Soules, known as Jeannie to her family, she learned early to love the written word and could most often be found with her nose in a book. This love of literature led her to serve as a teacher and professor at both Cairn University ...
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McDonald Mercer

October 3, 2020

There are certain thoughts and feelings that words cannot impart, They find expression only in the language of the heart. May these understanding thoughts somehow help convey the sympathy that hearts can feel but words can never say. McDonald Mercer, affectionately known as Mack and the Professor was called to his Heavenly home on Saturday morning October 3, 2020. Mack was preceded in death by...
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Jane F. (nee Klein) Sock

October 3, 2020

Sock (nee Klein) Jane F., of Trevose, PA, passed away on October 3rd, 2020 at the age of 81. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence J. Sock; devoted mother of Timothy Sock, Jane Gonzalez (Robert), Karen Sock, JoEllen Rose (Tom), and Peter Sock; proud "Gambin" of 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and caring sister of Debbie McCullough (Jim), Joseph Klein (Karen). Family and...
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Joan M. (Petry) Fanelli

October 3, 2020

Joan M. (Petry) Fanelli of Southampton, PA., passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer, on Saturday, October 3, 2020 with her husband and children by her side. She was 80. Joan was the loving wife of John J. Fanelli, with whom she shared 59 ½ years of marriage. Born in Abington, PA she was the daughter of the late John and Helene (Gallagher) Petry. Raised in...
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Robert Kimball (Bob) Coe

October 3, 2020

Robert Kimball (Bob) Coe of Sudbury, MA passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 3, 2020. He was 82. Born in 1937 to Donald and Katharine Coe, he lived in Newton, MA and Upper Darby, PA before moving with his family to Vicksburg, MS in 1940. He graduated from Carr Central High School in 1955, where he was a member of the All-State Band, and worked summers with his father in the Army...
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Angela (nee Taraborrelli) Liberatoscioli

August 23, 1923 - October 3, 2020

Angela Liberatoscioli, (nee Taraborrelli) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 3, 2020. She was 97 years old. She was born on August 23, 1923 in Guardiagrele, via Colle Bianco, Italy. Angela was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ginevra (nee DiPrinzio) Taraborrelli, and the beloved wife of the late Olivo Liberatoscioli. Angela enjoyed baking and needle point. She...
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Nicholas L. "Nick" Vinci, Sr.

October 3, 2020

Nicholas L. Vinci, Sr. ("Nick") passed away on Saturday, October 3rd, at the age of 89. Nick was born in Philadelphia to the late Leo and Philomena (Tammaro) Vinci; loving husband of the late Bridget Vinci (Martin); cherished father of Marie Dougherty (James), Patricia Mazzola (Stephen); cherished father-in-law of Maureen Vinci, the late Nicholas L. Vinci, Jr., Terrance Vinci and Gregory Vinci;...
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Carl "Tom" Gledhill

October 2, 2020

Carl "Tom" Gledhill long time resident of Warminster passed away October 2, 2020 peacefully and is now home with his family and loved ones. He was the son of Walter and Jennie Gledhill. One of eleven children preceded in death by Walter "Yank", Margaret "Sis" DelSordo, William, Clifford, Barbara Ottey, Elsie "Jake" Finch, Mary Zerbe and Robert Gledhill. Still surviving are his two sisters...
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Alexander Raymond Horanzy

April 22, 1922 - October 1, 2020

ALEXANDER RAYMOND HORANZY APRIL 22,1922 – October 1, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Katherine S. Horanzy. Loving father of Sandra Mattia (Art), Nancy Ray (Joseph), Joseph Horanzy (Maryellen). Cherished grandfather of Arthur Mattia, Katherine Sullivan (William), Cynthia Gibbs (Sean), Michael Fiore (Jill), Joseph, Joyce Fiore and Joanna Lamar (William). Adored great-grandfather of Caitlyn,...
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Jeffrey (Jeff) Joseph Minton

January 2, 1945 - October 1, 2020

Jeffrey (Jeff) Joseph Minton, 75, of Langhorne died on October 1, 2020 at Chandler Hall in Newtown PA, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born January 02, 1945 in Oceanport, NJ to the late Joseph H. and Anita B. Minton, Jeff spent his formative years in central NJ before moving to Langhorne in 1979. He worked for the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) and its predecessor railroads for...
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Karol Steward Williams

September 30, 2020

Karol Steward Williams, of Newtown, passed away in her home on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. She was 73. Born in Denver, Colorado as the second daughter to Robert Henthorn Steward and Jane Bjornberg Steward, Karol was raised in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Marple Newtown High School in 1965 and went on to attend Mansfield State Teachers College where she was a member of...
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Karris Robinson

September 30, 2020

Karris Lee (nee Clark) Robinson Karris L. Robinson peacefully passed away on Sept. 30, 2020. Karris was a resident of Kirby Pines Retirement Community and lived in Memphis, TN for the last 4 years of her life. She moved to the "Ole South", as she put it, to be closer to her children and grandchildren. Karris grew up in Hulmeville PA and had been a long time resident of Fallsington, PA....
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Pauline S. Hopkins

September 30, 2020

Pauline S. Hopkins passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020. Born in Norristown on May 31, 1927 she was the beloved daughter to the late Samuel and Marguerite Smith (nee Stein). Upon graduating high school, Pauline went on to work as a bookkeeper and running her father's business for several years. She was a devoted wife of 70 years to the late John (Jack) Hopkins, loving mother to Brenda...
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Marguerite A. Tiegs

September 30, 2020

Marguerite A. Tiegs, age 80; passed away on September 30, 2020 in Abington, PA. Marguerite was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She love being with her family; especially with her grandchildren. She loved animals, and she loved her soap operas. Marguerite was the beloved wife of Albert J. Tiegs. They were married for over 54 years. She was the loving mother of Theresa Ann Tiegs,...
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Gordon Frank Smith, Jr.

September 29, 2020

Smith Gordon Frank, Jr., "Teddy" passed away on Tuesday, September 29th at the age of 63. Teddy was the beloved son of the late Gordon Frank, Sr. and Agnes Smith; loving husband of Virginia Kusnir; cherished uncle of Christopher S. Brown, Crystal L. Smith, his God Daughter Amanda N. Smith, Alexander P. Verdugo-Smith, Melissa E. Torres, Genevieve M. Torres, Andre Torres, Jr., and Madison Murphy;...
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Ramón Bolanos

September 29, 2020

My beloved husband, Ramón, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Jefferson Hospice at Warminster where he spent his last two days. He was the love of my life, my soulmate, my best friend, my mentor and my confidant. I will miss him every single minute of every single day. Ramón was kindness and goodness personified. He loved and respected every living thing in nature and...
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Samuel Akinola Abegunde

September 28, 2020

THE MONUMENTAL TRANSITION OF AN ICON Rev. Samuel Akinola Abegunde (71) was born in Obbo-Aiyegunle, Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara State, Nigeria to Mr. Moses and Mrs. Lydia Abegunde. On Monday, the 28th of September 2020, God decided to call His servant home. Rev. Abegunde attended Premier College in Lagos, Nigeria. He became a pastor at an early age while still in High School; the work...
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Claire Ludlow

September 28, 2020

Claire Ludlow passed away quietly on September 28, 2020 at her residence in Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA, with her family at her side. She left with the same grace and determination that defined her life. Born in Morristown, NJ on June 2, 1930 to Rose Louise (Beggi) Baird and Ralph C. Baird. Claire attended Drew University in Morristown, and subsequently earned a Masters Degree in Early...
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Constance "Connie" (nee Decker) Lynn Snavely

September 28, 2020

Constance "Connie" Lynn (nee Decker) Snavely gained her wings on September 28 th, 2020 at Doylestown Hospital from COVID. She was 62. She was able to celebrate her 37 th wedding anniversary and 62 nd birthday while in the hospital. She was born in Philadelphia PA to the late Burton and Florence (Hunt) Decker. She was a daughter in law to the late Robert and Virginia Snavely. Raised in Warminster...
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Thomas Edward Sondesky

September 28, 2020

SONDESKY Thomas Edward Sondesky, of Philadelphia and Easton PA, passed away on September 28th 2020 at the age of 77. Thomas is survived by his loving children; Denise Johnson (Michael), Ronald A. Sondesky, and Judith Clara Sondesky-Templeton. Thomas leaves behind an impressive legacy in his grandchildren; Codie Sondesky, Meredith Mulitauaopele, Ronald A. Sondesky Jr., Breanna Barker, and Quinn...
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Edna M. (nee Brennan) Wynkoop

September 28, 2020

Edna M. Wynkoop (nee Brennan), originally from Philadelphia, PA, was called home peacefully on September 28, 2020 at the age of 93 in Warminster, PA. Edna was the wife of the late Joseph E. Wynkoop, and was predeceased by all three of her beloved children: the late Joseph T. Wynkoop, Theresa Campbell (Edward), and Edna Taylor. Edna is survived by her loving grandchildren: Gail Saviano (David)...
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Martha (nee Hattenfield) Benesole

September 27, 2020

Benesole (nee Hattenfield) Martha, originally of Croydon, PA, but most recently of Bradenton, FL, passed away on September 27th, 2020 at the age of 90. Martha was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. What she loved most of all was spending time with her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Jack Benesole; devoted mother of John (Miriam) Benesole, Steve (Diane...
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Richard Ludwig "Dick" West, Sr.

September 27, 2020

Richard Ludwig West, Sr. "Dick"age 84 of Rhawnhurst and Juniata passed away on September 27, 2020. Upon leaving Dobbins Vocational High School to join the United States Air Force where he then earned his GED while serving abroad in Germany. After his honorable discharge he then became a Philadelphia Police Officer serving for 25 years in the 22nd & 15th districts in the Northeast. He met his...
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Rita J. (nee West) Loughery

September 27, 2020

Rita J. Loughery (nee West), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on September 27, 2020 at the age of 93. Rita was the beloved wife of the late William J. Loughery; cherished mother of William Loughery, Robert Loughery (Denise), Rita Rebstock (Frank), and Marie McBride (Dennis); loving Mom-mom of Suzanne Simon (Jon), Billy Loughery (Jenn), Drew Loughery,...
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Elaine "Dolly" (nee Dickel) O'Malley

September 26, 2020

Elaine "Dolly" O'Malley (nee Dickel) passed away on September 26, 2020 at the age of 78. Loving mother of Donna Kelly (Bob), Margaret "Peggy" Martinez (Mike), Diane Garber (Bill Root) and Cathy Blanche (Mark); cherished grandmother of Dawn, Courtney, Bobby, Chelsie, Jackie, Paul, Melissa, Mark Jr., Shannon, Angel and the late Michael; dear sister of Peggy Smith (Ken) and the late Bill Dickel. She...
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Gloria Elizabeth Kelly

September 26, 2020

Gloria Elizabeth Kelly, 75, of New Hope, PA died on September 26, 2020 at Jefferson Hospice, Warminster, PA. Born in Philadelphia, Gloria was a longtime resident of New Hope. Gloria was former financial secretary for her husband's siding business. She is a former active member of Trinity Solebury Episcopal Church. She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. Gloria is the daughter of...
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Sylvia May Hewitt

September 26, 2020

Sylvia May Hewitt of Norristown passed away peacefully at home on September 26, 2020 at the age of 92. Sylvia enjoyed reading novels and solving word seeks. She is survived by her loving son John and his wife Jeanette; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Sylvia's Life Celebration on October 1, 2020 from 6-8 PM, and again on October 2,...
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Theresa (nee Alberta) Gillies

September 26, 2020

Theresa Gillies (Nee Alberton) 93 years old of Warminster PA passed away peacefully on Saturday September 26th 2020. Theresa is predeceased by her beloved husband Walter Gillies. She is survived by her cherished children Walter Gillies, Jr. (Kathy), Robert Gillies, and Dave Gillies, as well as her adored grandchildren Jenna, Paul John, and five great grandchildren. Theresa is also survived by her...
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Dillon Reimer

August 10, 1977 - September 25, 2020

Dillon Reimer, age 43 of Philadelphia, PA formerly of Ewing, NJ, Newtown, PA, Lawrenceville, NJ passed in the early morning of September 25, 2020 from complications of Diabetes. Dillon was born on August 10, 1977 and was brought home from the hospital by Dianne and Hans Reimer to live in City Island in the Bronx before moving to Snowcap Farm in Spring Valley, NY. Dillon loved dogs and music....
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William B. Meredith

September 25, 2020

William B. Meredith In the early morning hours on September 25, 2020, lifetime resident of Langhorne William B. 
Meredith passed away peacefully. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marjorie; his children 
William and Robert (Judi), and his 2 grandchildren Michelle (Joseph) and Michael (PJ). Bill was born on North Bellevue Ave in Langhorne Borough on December 29, 1929. He was the...
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Linda J. Mullen

September 25, 2020

Linda J. Mullen of Philadelphia passed away on September 25, 2020 at the age of 67. Linda was the beloved wife of Daniel Mullen for 43 years, loving sister to James Boyd (Jessica), and dear aunt of Scott (Mary) Boyd and Elizabeth (Jamie) Waldrep . She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Jane Boyd. Linda was a longtime member of the Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia) where...
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Ronald M. Stout

September 25, 2020

Ronald M. Stout passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer on September 25, 2020 at the age of 79 surrounded by his family. He was born in Trenton, NJ in 1941 to Clarence and Alice Stout. Survived by his beloved Patricia of 47 years; loving stepfather of Ronald Brofman(Kathleen) , Cynthia South(Ronald) & the late Aaron Brofman(Terilyn); brother of Evelyn Battista, Barry...
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Doris M. Coster

September 24, 2020

Doris M. Coster, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020, at the age of 67. Born in Philadelphia to the late Robert and Alma Thompson, Doris is also preceded in death by her brother, Robert Thompson. She is survived by her children, Christian (Nichole) Coster, Joshua (Irais) Coster, and Trish (Gami) Guzman, and her 10 grandchildren. Doris is also survived by her siblings,...
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Philip J. Maul

September 24, 2020

Philip J. Maul, of Abington, PA, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020, at the age of 83. Born in Philadelphia to the late John and Catherine Maul, Philip enjoyed hunting and shooting pool. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved to be around his family. Philip is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (nee Ogozarek) Maul, his sister...
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Marie T. (nee Hayes) Swier

September 24, 2020

Marie T. Swier (nee Hayes) passed away on September 24, 2020 at the age of 81. Born in Philadelphia to the late Vincent and Marie Hayes (nee Benson), Marie is survived by her children Linda Swier, and Terri Brubaker (Russ); and her sister Theresa Saunter (the late Walter). Marie enjoyed watching Dancing with the Stars and dark chocolate. Relatives and friends are invited to Marie's Life...
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Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich

September 24, 2020

Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. passed away at her residence at Wesley Enhanced Living of Upper Moreland, on September 24th, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Kensington, Philadelphia and was the daughter of the late John and Mina Stab. Lorraine was the devoted wife of the late John; married for 64 years. She was the beloved mother of Lorraine Henson (David),...
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Andrew L. Ranieri

September 23, 2020

Andrew L. Ranieri, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. He was 40 years old. Andrew was born in Abington on May 1 1980 to Louis and Renate (née Hoinkes) Ranieri with whom he is survived by. He was a graduate of Lower Moreland High School and also earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with honors from Temple...
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Robert George "Aloysius" Shiflet

September 23, 2020

Robert George "Aloysius" Shiflet, answered "God's Calling" on September 23rd, 2020 at the age of 87 at Ann's Choice Adult Living Community in Warminster, PA. Bob was born and raised in Great Neck, NY by his parents, Thomas & Rowena Shiflet, Sr. along with his sisters, Elizabeth, Rowena, Joanne, Georgette, and his late brother, Thomas, Jr. He graduated Great Neck High School and enjoyed...
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Craig Eaton

September 23, 2020

Craig Eaton died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Langhorne, Pa., where he lived since 1986. He was 74. He grew up in Westfield, N.J. and graduated from Rutgers University with highest honors. From 1972 to 2005 he specialized in the manufacture of flavors and fragrances at Colgate- Palmolive. In retirement, he subscribed to the Philadelphia Orchestra and he sang for 12 years in the Voices...
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Thomas Krall

September 23, 2020

Obituary for Thomas Krall for the Decker Funeral Home. Photo attached Thomas D. Krall of Perkasie, Pa. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at Grandview Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was 69 years old. Born in Phila., Pa., he was the loving son of the late Thomas J. and Katherine Krall. He was the beloved husband of Deborah (nee Rauch) Krall and loving father of Carly and...
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Michael P. Griffin, Sr.

September 22, 2020

Michael P. Griffin, Sr. of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Living, Burholme where he had been residing. He was 85 years old. "Mike" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia to the late Harry and Rose (née Brennan) Griffin. He was the husband to the late Helen (née Donahue) Griffin who passed away in 1993. ...
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French Alexander Emmons

September 22, 2020

The world lost a beautiful soul with the passing of French Alexander Emmons, aged 76, on September 22, 2020. He was the eldest son of the late French Potter Emmons and Ann Raum Emmons of Edgmont, PA. He will be deeply missed by the family he cherished, which includes his brother John Raum Emmons (Winnie) of Batavia, IL, his sister Joanne Emmons Wiggins (Brenton) of Newtown, PA, five dear nieces...
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Diane Garcia

September 22, 2020

Diane Garcia passed away peacefully on September 22, 2020 at the age of 63 in her residence with her family at her side. Diane is survived by her husband Ralph Garcia, Jr., her children, Nick and Koryn, her granddaughter Victoria Axelrod, her son-in-law Alberto Rivera, her brothers Bobby and Bill, her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, mother-in-law, cousins, aunts, uncles, and many nieces and...
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Robert John Beck, Jr.

September 21, 2020

Robert John Beck, Jr. (aka Bob) 97, of Hatboro, Pa passed away peacefully at home, Monday afternoon, September 21, 2020. Bob was born April 26, 1923, in Ashland Pa. and was the eldest son of Eliza Jane Patterson and Robert J. Beck. His siblings included three sisters and four brothers. Bob was a Boy Scout, Eagle Scout and Scout Leader. He served proudly in the U.S. military during World War...
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William Ernest Garrett

January 18, 1951 - September 21, 2020

In Loving Memory of William Ernest Garrett In the cold bitter winter of 1951 in Philadelphia, PA, God breathed life into a precious bundle of joy. On January 18, God blessed the late Zack and Drucilla Garrett with their first gift from Heaven; William Ernest Garrett. William was affectionately known as "June" to all of his family and friends. June was the oldest of three children, Zack 3rd and...
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Robert J. "Bob" Shaw

September 21, 2020

Robert J. "Bob" Shaw passed away on September 21, 2020 at the age of 87. Beloved husband for 65 years to Margaret "Peg" Shaw (nee McGough); loving father of Susan Curry, Mary Fitzpatrick, Robert Shaw, Jr., James Shaw, Daniel Shaw, Michael Shaw and the late Joseph Shaw; cherished grandfather of Robert, III, Jennifer, Maura (Jeffery), William, Thomas, the late Brian and great-grandfather of Charlie...
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George Francis Picariello

September 21, 2020

PICARIELLO George Francis Picariello, of Philadelphia, passed away on September 21st 2020 at the age of 100. George was the uncle of Francis Starace (Evelyn), whom took care of him for many years. George will also be greatly missed by his many other loving nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. George was a proud Veteran of the United States Navy, and served honorable in World War II...
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