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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

Ethel R. Forsyth

April 18, 2018

Ethel R. Forsyth, 91, of Newtown, PA died on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Pickering Manor, Newtown. Born in Newtown , Ethel was a lifelong Newtown resident. Ethel is a graduate of Newtown High School and a longtime member of the Newtown United Methodist Church. She was a long time member of the Newtown Fire Assoc. Ladies Auxiliary. Ethel is the daughter of the late Robert Morris and Emma...
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Marino Angelo "Mario" Zollo

April 16, 2018

Marino Angelo Zollo "Mario" passed away peacefully at his home on April 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Marino was born on December 26, 1935 in Benevento, Italy to Vincenzo and Anna Zollo (nee Dello Iacovo). Upon graduating high school, Marino proudly served in the Italian Navy for 7 years. He later met the love of his life, Maria. They married and decided to move to America in 1961...
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Esther P. Reichenbach

April 16, 2018

Esther P. Reichenbach, 91, of Langhorne, passed away on April 16, 2018. She was a cook for many years at Camilla's Restaurant in Newtown. She loved spending time in the mountains, but most of all she was known as a very caring person. Esther is survived by her husband Daniel, her sisters Helen Edwards (Wayne) and Betty A. Farrand, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 7...
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Walter J. "Bud" Seymour

April 16, 2018

SEYMOUR Walter J. "Bud", passed on Apr. 16, 2018, at the age of 88. Beloved husband to the late Marge Seymour. Predeceased by his parents Walter and Margaret (Burke) Seymour; and his sister Jane. Survived by his children Nancy Brinkman (Bob), Jim, Timmy; his grandchildren Robert, Kevin, and Colleen. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Bud's Life Celebration Fri. April 20, 2018 at the...
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Albert F. Wlkinson

April 15, 2018

Albert F. Wilkinson 76 of Morrisville passed away on April 15, 2018. Loving father of Debra Albarran (Eric Milnes) Doting grandfather of Amanda and Brianna. Dear brother of Diane Fetsch (William), Frank Wilkinson (Maureen) and the late Robert Wilkinson. Albert enjoyed spending time outdoors and his cats. Relatives and friends are invited to Albert's Life Celebration Saturday, April 21,...
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Diana L. (nee Anderson) Costello

April 15, 2018

Diana L. Costello (nee Anderson) passed away, suddenly, on April 15, 2018 at the age of 59. Beloved mother of Christopher and Michael Costello; cherished grandmother of Michael, Olivia, Chloe, Aiden and Cameron; loving sister of Frank Anderson (Lisa), Jennifer Newell (Scott) and Jon Anderson (Pamela). Relatives and friends are invited to Diana's Life Celebration on Saturday, April 21st,...
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Michael J. Hamaday, Jr.

September 19, 1941 - April 15, 2018

Michael J. Hamaday, Jr. of Trooper, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 76 years old. Born September 19, 1941 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Helen (nee Glacken) Hamaday, Sr. and the beloved husband of Phyllis "Jean" (nee Corbin) Hamaday. Michael was the past president of the Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company. He both...
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Dorothy "Dottie" (nee Sands) Lott

April 14, 2018

Dorothy "Dottie" Lott (nee Sands) peacefully passed away Saturday, April 14th, 2018, at Pickering Manor, Newtown. She was 89. Formerly of Levittown, Pa, Dottie was born in Langhorne, Pa to the late Raymond and Elma Sands. She retired from Lower Bucks Hospital where she was a Registered Nurse for over 40 years. Dottie enjoyed several hobbies such as reading, traveling, and gardening. Most of...
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Michael H. Harkins

April 14, 2018

Michael H. Harkins passed away on April 14, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of the late Theresa (nee Kaminski); loving father of Michael G. Harkins (Susanne), Theresa Holden (Joseph), Thomas Harkins, Gerard Harkins (Suzanne) and Margaret Pero. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Michael proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II and the Korean...
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Robert F. Smith

April 14, 2018

SMITH Robert F., of Philadelphia, on April 14th at the age of 57. Survived by his caring children Robert Smith Jr., and Sarah Brown (Jason). Robert will be greatly missed by his five siblings; Barbara Panepresso (Michael), Kathleen Lardani (Tony), Edward (Sherri), Theresa Garcia (Ron), and Thomas (Eileen). Bob will also be missed by his five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob has...
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Mary C. "Meme" (nee Norris) Henry

April 14, 2018

Henry Mary C. "Meme"(neeNorris), on April 14, 2018, age 79. Beloved wife for 58 years of William J. Henry, loving mother of Jeanmarie McDonald (the late James), William M. (Wendy) and Michael E. (Jennifer) Henry, dear sister of Joan Keating, cherished grandmother of 3. Family and friends are invited to Mary's Life Celebration Wed. 7-9pm from John F. Givnish of Academy, 10975 Academy Road,...
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Mary M. (nee Phelps) Peffley

August 26, 1922 - April 13, 2018

Mary M. Peffley (nee Phelps), of Norristown, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was 95 years old. Mary was born on August 26, 1922 to the late William T. and Ethel F. (nee Long) Phelps in Benton Harbor, Michigan and spent the early part of her life in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Indiana, worked as an editor for Catholic Boy...
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David F. Gurcsik

April 13, 2018

David F. Gurcsik passed away Friday, April 13th, 2018, at the age of 61. Currently of Croydon, Dave was born in Philadelphia to the late Frank and Elizabeth Gurcsik. A truck driver for Barlow Transportation, he enjoyed several hobbies such as model trains and drag racing, both watching and racing. Most of all Dave loved his family and spending time with his children. Dave is survived by his...
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Fred Luff

April 13, 2018

Fred Luff, 72, of New Hope, PA died suddenly on Friday, April 13 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Born in Richboro, PA , Fred was a lifelong area resident. Fred is a graduate of Council Rock High School, Class of 1964 and a veteran of the US Air Force serving during the Vietnam war. Fred started his working career as a truck driver for James D. Morrissey until...
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Mary E. Markey-Sheridan

April 13, 2018

Mary E. Markey- Sheridan, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 13, 2018 at the age of 91. Mary is predeceased by her husband George J. Markey; her children George and Veronica Ennis (Richard); and her brothers Charles and John. Mary is survived by her children Charles, John (Cathy), Vincent (Donna), Theresa Palumbo (John), Dennis (Susan), and Bernadette; her grandchildren Rachel, Renee, Raina,...
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Eva H. Soutos

April 13, 2018

Eva H. Soutos of Phoenixville passed away peacefully on April 13, 2018 at the age of 88. Born in Bronx, New York on December 21, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Basila and Praxitelis Hatjygeorge. She graduated from Monroe High School and received an Associates Degree from Fordham University. After graduating Fordham University she spend 10+ years at the Bank of New York. By an...
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Mary Elizabeth (nee' Hoy) Gibson

November 26, 1955 - April 13, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Gibson (nee' Hoy), a resident of Jeffersonville, PA., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 13, 2018 at age 62. She was born in Norristown, PA. on November 26, 1955. She had been married for 26 years to James Marlon Gibson. In marrying Jim, she joined the Gibson clan, and quickly was taken into the hearts of his large family. Mary, who was fondly known as...
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Patricia I. Gesnaker

April 13, 2018

Patricia I. Gesnaker passed away Friday, April 13th , 2018, at the age of 91. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank Gesnaker, Patricia is survived by her children, Frank S. Gesnaker, Joan Doughty, James Gesnaker, Jean Peltz, and Helen Drenkhahn. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and 1 great great great grandchild, and her grand...
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Jack Turtle

April 12, 2018

Jack Turtle, a long time resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, and a current resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 12, 2018, with his family by his side. Born October 15, 1946, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harold T. and Emma J. (nee Cleary) Turtle and the beloved husband of Margaret (nee Alburger) Turtle. Often called "The Mayor of...
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Jane (Espenship) Strouse

February 25, 1928 - April 12, 2018

Jane Strouse (Espenship) passed away peacefully at age 90 on April 12, 2018 amid friends and family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 70 years, Richard, her two daughters, Sharon Jendrzejewski (the late Robert) and Sandy Dreibelbis (Chip), and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Jane was born on February 25, 1928 to Dorothy and Earl Espenship in Norristown. She attended Norristown...
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George E. McFall, Jr.

April 11, 2018

George E. McFall, Jr., of Hatboro, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was 55 years old. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Patricia A. (nee Lopez) McFall as well as his two sons; Alex G. McFall and Kevin R. McFall. George was predeceased by his father, George E. McFall, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Fannie (nee Troutman) McFall, sister, Susan D. McFall...
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Daniel Thomas Klaus

April 10, 2018

Daniel Thomas Klaus, age 8, of Warminster, died Tuesday April 10, 2018. Daniel was born in Abington Memorial Hospital and had attended pre-school at Nativity of Our Lord School. He was presently in 3rd grade at McDonald Elementary School in Warminster. Danny loved sports and played football, baseball as well as basketball with the Willow Grove Bears. He also enjoyed video games, cars, animals and...
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Daniel Paul Diaz

April 10, 2018

Daniel Paul Diaz, 1963-2018. Dan, 54 years young, passed away on Tuesday, April 10th from a short two year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Dan leaves a full blessed life that was filled with love, laughter, and lots of fun. His life revolved around his wife of 30 years, Tammy, his children Sarah, Katie, and Joshua, his mother Rosemary,...
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Jessa Jane Kenny

April 1, 1985 - April 9, 2018

Jessa Jane Kenny, 33, was found deceased in her home on April 9th, 2018. At this time, the cause of her death remains unknown. Jessa was born on April 1st, 1985 and was raised in Norristown, Pa. She was the daughter of Stacy Ludy and Francis Kenny, as well as the stepdaughter of Kevin Ludy. Jessa attended Norristown Area schools, and after several roadblocks, she received her diploma from that...
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Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr.

March 27, 1965 - April 9, 2018

Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr. of Gilbertsville passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018 at age 53. Born on March 27, 1965 in Bryn Mawr, Leo was the son of June (Algeo) and Leo A. Dolan, Sr. who passed away in February. Lee was the beloved husband of eight years to Kristin (Schultz) Dolan. He was the loving father of Taylor, Trey, Erin, and Molly. In addition to his mother, Lee is survived by his...
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Genevieve (nee Logan) Phillips

April 9, 2018

PHILLIPS Genevieve (nee Logan) age 91 passed peacefully on April 9, 2018 Gen was preceded in death by the love of her life Sam, they were married for 62 years. She was born in Philadelphia and lived in Olney, Flourtown, and Ambler. Gen graduated from Olney High School in 1945. Daughter of Catherine and Michael Logan, she is the last of 7 siblings: Joe Logan, Alice Walder, Ted Logan, Ronnie...
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Richard S. Myers

July 16, 1952 - April 8, 2018

Richard S. Myers passed away suddenly on April 8, 2018 at age 65. Born July 16, 1952 in Abington, Richard was the son of the late Agnes (Kutzer) and Robert L. Myers. He resided in Blue Bell with his beloved wife of 42 years, Donna L. (Ulmer) Myers. Richard was the loving father of Elizabeth Behrle (Mark), Kathryn Myers, and Amanda Myers. He is survived by his brother Robert Myers (Ginny) and...
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Steven "Pugs" Stafford

April 8, 2018

Steven "Pugs" M. Stafford, 47, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Sunday April 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late Frank J. Stafford and Rita (Valentino) Stafford of Brigantine, NJ. He was the loving devoted husband of Chez (Batchelor) Stafford. Steven was a butcher for many years working for various businesses throughout the area...
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Blanca E. Nieves

April 8, 2018

Blanca E. Nieves, 68, of Egg harbor Twp, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 8, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bronx, NY she was the daughter of Hector Nieves and the late Angela (Villafana) Nieves. She was a cosmetologist and teacher at Wilford Beauty Academy in Elizabeth, NJ for many years. Blanca loved to sing, dance, cook, knit, plan parties, play dominos and...
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Frances M. (nee McSorely) Novelli

April 8, 2018

Frances M. Novelli (nee McSorely) passed away on April 8, 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of Paul Novelli; loving mother of Bernadette Dean (Edward), Susanne Yaeger (Michael), Roseanne Weber (Chuck) and the late Philip Novelli (surviving spouse, Doris); devoted grandmother of Susette, Tracey, Paul, Alicia, Nicole, Mike, Charles, Philip and Shawn. Also survived by her 9 great-grandchildren,...
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Rosemary Grace (nee Perella) Petti

April 8, 2018

Petti, Rosemary Grace - 88, of Mays Landing quietly and joyously entered the gates of heaven on April 8th, 2018. Rosemary was born in Gary, Indiana; she moved to Vineland as an infant and lived there throughout her early life. She attended Sacred Heart High school, where she met the love of her life; August Petti. They were married in 1954 and started a loving life together. Rosemary devoted her...
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Robert Strockbine

April 7, 2018

Robert Strockbine passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7,2018 at Jefferson Hospital. He was 69. Robert was employed by Vogel Carton and Tavo Packaging and also operated Bustleton Bingo for many years. He loved spending time with his family and playing bingo. Robert is predeceased by his wife of 38 years Linda. He is survived by his children, Gary (Diane), Amy (Tom) Seedes and Sharon ...
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David John Benson

April 7, 2018

David John Benson of Philadelphia, PA. Passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at St. Joseph Manor, Meadowbrook, PA. He was 77 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Walter and Margaret Benson. Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie ( McKeever) Benson. Loving father of Andrew Benson and Kristine Benson (Mark Burkert). Step father to Cindy Geffory (Daniel), Charles VanWinkle and Sandy VanWinkle....
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Grace E. Lukens

April 7, 2018

Grace E. Lukens, 101, of Newtown, PA died on April 7 at Tel Hai Retirement Community, Honey Brook, PA. Born in Lincoln, Nebraska Grace was a 66 year resident of Newtown. Grace is a graduate of Lexington Massachusetts High School, Class of 1934 and a graduate of Bucks Co. Community College with a degree as a LPN. Grace is a long time active member of the Newtown Presbyterian Church and a...
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Margaret Hope (nee Klein) McGarvey

September 19, 1925 - April 6, 2018

Margaret Hope McGarvey, (nee Klein), passed into God's loving care on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Sunrise of Lower Makefield. She was 92 years young with a joyful smile and laugh. "Peggy", as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on September 19, 1925 in Darby, PA to the late Gustav and Helen (nee Thompson) Klein. Her father was an immigrant from Germany and her mother...
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Barbara Ann (nee Braus) Snyder

April 5, 2018

Barbara Ann Snyder (nee Brous), 81, of Bensalem, died April 5, 2018. Wife of the late William, survived by her children Barbara Ann Brown (Jay), William Jr (Denise), and Anna Marie Snyder, 9 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Viewing Thursday, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, and Friday, 9:00am to 10:20am, at John F. Givnish of Philadelphia, 10975 Academy Rd. Mass Friday, 11:00am, at St. Charles...
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Rebecca A. Maccari

April 5, 2018

Rebecca A. Maccari passed away on April 5, 2018 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Maccari; loving mother of Arthur, Jr. (Denise), Linda Ricci (Angelo), Beverly Maccari, Louis (Christine) and Richard; devoted grandmother of Danielle (Joseph), Stephen, Amanda (Andrew), Sean, Anthony (Paige), Nicole (Michael), Andrew (Erica), Joseph, Stephanie, the late Ryan and great-grandmother of...
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Carole Freitag Zelenevich

April 4, 2018

Carole Freitag Zelenevich passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday April 4, 2018 at the age of 83, following a battle with cancer. Carole Patricia Freitag was born the daughter of the late Carl and Ethel Stine Freitag May 9, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Carole was the sister of Evelyn M. Freitag Braun of Deerfield Beach Florida and the late John Freitag (1960). Her...
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Laurence Gerard McCarthy

April 4, 2018

Laurence Gerard McCarthy Sr. of West Norriton, passed away on April 4, 2018. Born on September 15, 1928 in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Grace (nee O'Neill) and Charles McCarthy. Larry graduated from Reading Catholic High. From August 27, 1946 to December 22, 1947, he enlisted in the US Army and served his country in Japan with the occupation forces. He married Mary Ann O'Dell on July...
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Joyce Ann Gulowsen

April 4, 2018

Joyce Ann Gulowsen of Langhorne, PA passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday April 4th. Joyce was born in Trenton, NJ on October 28, 1930 to Adrienne Rooney and Bruce Gage. She is survived by her sister Adrienne Welling, her brother Bruce Gage, son John Gorham daughter Margaret Gorham, 14 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. She grew up in Trenton, NJ but her favorite addresses were...
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Frances M. (nee Neri) Majus

April 4, 2018

MAJUS Frances M. (nee Neri) passed away on April 4, 2018, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of John G. Majus, Jr.; loving mother of Glen Davis, Donna Sawchyn, Joseph Davis (Lynn) and the late Michael Davis. She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild and her brother, Dennis Neri (Pat). Relatives and friends are invited to Fran's Life Celebration on...
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Margaret (nee Gallagher) Boyd

May 5, 1923 - April 4, 2018

Margaret Boyd (nee Gallagher) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on April 4, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1923 to the late Patrick Gallagher and Norah (nee Regan) in County Roscommon, Ireland. Margaret came to America in the 1950s and soon met the love of her life, the late Paul Boyd. She was a devoted wife to Paul for 47 years, loving mother to Elizabeth Boyd-Carbone (Ottorino), dear...
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Audrey E. Matley

February 3, 1928 - April 3, 2018

Audrey E Matley, 90, passed away on April 3, 2018 in Newtown PA. Born in the village of Echo PA on February 3, 1928. She graduated valedictorian of her Conemaugh PA HS class in 1946. She married the love of her life, Ted, in 1949. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ivella Knepper and her loving husband of 65 years, Theodore "Ted" Matley. Survivors include her children, Cheryl...
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Larry Burroughs

April 3, 2018

Larry Burroughs of Fairless Hills passed away Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, at the age of 64. A hardworking handyman, good with his hands, Larry enjoyed Nascar and sports. He also loved the outdoors, spending time in Potter County, hunting, fishing, and camping, and was very passionate about taking pictures of nature and wildlife. Those fortunate enough to know Larry, knew him as a loving and caring...
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Frank M. Miller

April 3, 2018

Frank M. Miller passed away Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at the age of 87. Recently of Columbus, NJ, Frank was born in Morrisville, PA to the late Frank C. and Ellen Miller, he then moved to Yardley where he spent most of his life. Frank was a member of the Bristol Masonic Lodge #25, F&AM, where he was a Past Master, and a member of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Trenton Forest #4, where he was a Past...
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Marcella (nee Gordon) Ghost

April 3, 2018

Marcella (nee Gordon) Ghost passed away Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at the age of 78. Born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Marcella Gordon, Marcella was a long time Croydon resident. She lived a life dedicated to her Catholic faith. Marcella was a member of Saint Bonaventure Secular Franciscan Fraternity and very active in her church community at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church where she...
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Patricia M. (nee Vesci) Vozzo

May 26, 1937 - April 3, 2018

Patricia M. Vozzo (nee Vesci) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 3, 2018. She was 80 years old. Born May 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale J. and Nellie (nee Maffei) Vesci. Patricia was a traditional homemaker in every sense of the word. She took great pride in raising her children and instilling in them a core set of family values....
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Helen E. (nee Rosenbaum) Henehan

April 3, 2018

Helen E. Henehan (nee Rosenbaum) of Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family April 3, 2018 at the age of 74. Helen was a graduate of the famed Philadelphia Girls High School Class of 1961. Helen enjoyed reading a good book and writing inspirational verses. She was a passionate curator of her beautiful garden. Helen loved all things Christmas, warm sunshine...
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David Murry Marshall III

April 2, 2018

David Murry Marshall III, passed away Monday, April 2nd, 2018, at the age of 68. Born in Newark, NJ, to the late David and Georgette Marshall, Jr., David is a long time Levittown, PA resident. He was previously a District Manager with Marriot Hotels and a long time Chef, most recently with Crestwood Center in Langhorne. David enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan, especially of the Yankees...
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Francis M. "Frank" Shapley

April 2, 2018

Francis M. "Frank" Shapley passed away on April 2, 2018 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Marylou (nee Miller); loving father of Katie and Francis J. Shapley; cherished son of Dorothy M. (nee Lozowicki) and the late Joseph F. Shapley, Sr.; devoted grandfather of Alex, Isabella, Nataniel, Gabriel and Audriana; dear brother of Joseph F. Shapley, Jr. (Alice) and Michael J. Shapley (Barbara)....
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Anne Mary (nee Polo) Crowley

April 2, 2018

Anne Mary Crowley (nee Polo) passed away on April 2, 2018, she was 80 years old. Beloved wife of Joseph, Sr., Anne is survived by their son, Joseph, Jr. (Tammy), and her brother John Polo. Relatives and friends are invited to Anne's Life Celebration on April 7, 2018 from 10AM-11AM, followed by her funeral mass at 11AM at St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154;...
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Yvonne J. (nee Stikeleather) Simko

April 2, 2018

Yvonne J. Simko (nee Stikeleather), age 88, of Horsham, formerly of Philadelphia, died Monday April 2, 2018 at her residence. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Simko, Sr., loving mother of Joan Nowicki (John), Joseph Simko, Jr. (Debbie), Regina Murray (the late Tom) and Michael Simko(Fran), cherished "Grand Mommy" of 21, great "Grand Mommy" of 45, great-great "Grand Mommy" of 1. Family and...
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Ronald A. Bowen

November 15, 1947 - April 1, 2018

Ronald A. Bowen of East Norriton passed away peacefully on April 1, 2018 at the age of 70 after a gallant fight with cancer. Born in Mahanoy City on November 15, 1947, he was the son of the late Anna (Nedinsky) and Adam Bowen. Ron graduated from Father Judge High School in Philadelphia and went on to serve in the United States Navy as a Seabee during the Vietnam War. He then graduated from the...
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John T. Logan

September 27, 1951 - April 1, 2018

John T. Logan, of Jenkintown, passed away into God's loving care on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was 66 years old. John was born in Muncie, Indiana on September 27, 1951 to James and Willie Marie (nee Kennedy) Logan. He was the husband to Ann B. (nee Seitz) Logan and together they shared 44 years of marriage. John attended the Mason School and Graduated from Garrad County High School. He then...
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Isabel Centurio Franco

April 1, 2018

Isabel Centurio Franco, of Hatfield, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. She was 53. Born in Lisbon, Portugal she was the daughter of Alberto and Maria Centurio. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Holy Family University and worked at United Electric as an accountant. Isabel loved traveling with her family, and she was...
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Thomas Edward Kroscavage

April 1, 2018

Thomas Edward Kroscavage, of Buckingham, PA passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 77. Born in McAdoo, PA, he was the son of the late Michael C. and Susan (Zembo) Kroscavage. He was retired from U.S. Steel where he worked as a steel worker. After retiring from US Steel Tom took great pleasure in the company of his family and most especially his grandchildren:...
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Patricia A. (nee Balutis) Possenti

March 31, 2018

Possenti Patricia A. (nee Balutis), on March 31, 2018, age 80. Beloved wife of the late Angelo Possenti, former wife of the late George W. Bause, loving mother of Richard (Barbara) and Michael Bause, step-mother of Pamela Smith (C.J.) and Diane Possenti, dear sister of Betty Martin and the late Barbara Balutis, cherished grandmother of Alex, Max and Connor Bause and Laurie, great grandmother...
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Donald R. Harmer, Sr.

March 31, 2018

HARMER Donald R., Sr., of Philadelphia passed away on March 31, 2018 at the age of 82. Donald is survived by his loving wife Margaret (nee Donovan) of 55 years. Donald will also be greatly missed by his three caring children; Kathleen, Patricia Rovine (David), and Donald R., Jr. (Kelly). Donald also leaves behind an impressive legacy in his four grandchildren; Olivia, Jackson, Matthew, and...
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Edna M. (nee Stow) Shaw

March 31, 2018

Edna M. Shaw (nee Stow), 97, of Brigantine passed away at the Shores of Wesley Manor Assisted Living in Ocean City on Saturday March 31, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia Pa. and grew up in Linwood. She graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1938. Edna and her late husband Lew lived in Brigantine 27 years before moving to Dorothy where they owned and operated The Country Mouse Campground....
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Miriam Elizabeth Shea

March 30, 2018

Miriam Elizabeth Shea, 91, died on March 30, Good Friday. She was a 55-year resident of Yardley until 2009, when she moved to the Washington, D.C., area. Born in Philadelphia to William and Ellen Hammond, she was senior class president of Kensington High School. She graduated from Penn State University and subsequently worked as a social worker in Philadelphia. She married John Alfred Shea...
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Francis E. "Buddy" Dello Buono

April 6, 1933 - March 30, 2018

Francis E. Dello Buono "Buddy" passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 30, 2018 at age 84. Born April 6, 1933 in Norristown, Buddy was the son of Rose (Delutis) and Frank Dello Buono. Buddy resided in Schwenksville with his beloved wife of 57 years, Barbara (Hoag) Dello Buono. Buddy was the loving father of Elissa Meoli (Larry), Richard Dello Buono, and John Dello Buono ...
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Paul Edward Petroske

March 30, 2018

Paul Edward Petroske, 77, of East Norriton, PA, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Born May 10, 1940 in Allentown, PA, he was the son of the late Edward Paul Petroske and Mamie Irene Hummel. Paul served in the United States army and was stationed in Panama and Japan. He was employed by and retired from the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services in Philadelphia, PA. Paul...
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Christopher Glennon Miller

June 15, 1960 - March 29, 2018

Christopher Glennon Miller passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at age 57. Born June 15, 1960 in Brooklyn, NY, Chris was raised in Lansdowne, PA and attended the Lansdowne-Aldan Schools. He was the son of Greta Hodgson and the late Henry Miller. Chris received a Bachelors Degree in Finance and an MBA in Management from Penn State University. Chris lived and worked in Chicago area for...
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Norma Hogg Hollabaugh

March 29, 2018

Norma Hogg Hollabaugh passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Leslie, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ruth Hogg. She was a hard-working independent woman who had a long career as an administrative assistant, most significantly with the Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company where she spent many years as an executive secretary and later as a customer...
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Robert "Bobby" Verrichia

April 24, 1939 - March 29, 2018

Robert "Bobby" Verrichia, 78 of Roxborough, PA passed away on March 29, 2018. Bobby was born on April 24, 1939 in Philadelphia and was the son of Rose (Price) and Francis Verrichia. Bobby was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miluzzo) and the devoted father of Michele Galanti (Andrew), Tina Brown (Mark), and Nicole Albergo (Tom). Cherished Pop-Pop to his grandchildren Ashly, Brittany, Joey,...
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Roseann M. Roth

March 29, 2018

Roseann M. Roth (nee Murray) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 29, 2018. She was born on December 31, 1935 to the late John J. Murray and Catherine (nee Wheeler) in Bridgeport. Roseann was the loving wife of 61 years to Lawrence Vincent Roth Jr., devoted mother to Joann L. Roth Arkin, Lawrence V. Roth III (Judy), Robin Dillman (Joseph), Jeffrey...
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Dorothy M. Hamill

March 28, 2018

Dorothy M. Hamill was born Dorothy M. Stelling in Brooklyn New York in 1930 passed away on March 28, 2018 at the age of 87. In childhood she moved with her parents to Philadelphia. Her family struggled through the depression. Dorothy was extremely bright. She attended Girls High School. Dorothy loved to read and had a vast vocabulary. Dorothy worked for Spiegel's where she quickly became...
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Frederick William Zierle

March 27, 2018

Frederick William Zierle of Palm Beach Gardens, FL., formerly of Fox Chase, PA., passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at his home. He was 86 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Frederick G. and Gertrude Marie (nee Kiker) Zierle. Beloved husband of Bonnie J. (nee Anastasia) Zierle. Loving father of Deborah Taylor, Kristin Lynn (Robert) and Karl Zierle (Sharon). Devoted grandfather of ...
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Philomena "Fay" Julia Russo

July 17, 1922 - March 27, 2018

Philomena "Fay" Julia Russo, 95, of Dobbs Ferry NY entered into rest surrounded by loving family on March 27, 2018. Born in Bronx, N.Y. on July 17, 1922 she was the daughter of the late Salvatore Daniel Russo and Emilia Vetrano Russo. She worked for I.B.M. for many years in New York and New Jersey. She loved traveling and dancing. Fay was a Lector at St. Thomas The Apostle Church in...
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Faith (nee Schubert) Hopkins

March 27, 2018

Faith (nee Schubert) Hopkins passed away on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, at the age of 76. Born in Philadelphia, PA and formerly of Florida, Faith is a long time Levittown resident. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ronald Hopkins, her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jeanne Hopkins, and their son Gary. Faith is survived by her children Robin (Phil) Dougar, Donna (Gary) Sullivan,...
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William F. "Bill" Galanti

March 27, 2018

William F. "Bill" Galanti passed away, suddenly, on March 27, 2018 at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Marian T. (nee Bevans); loving father of Danielle Galanti, Marian Kirk and William F. Galanti, Jr. and his wife, Kelly; cherished grandfather of Shanyn, Will, Carrie, Ryan, Peyton, Sean, Emma, Maddox, Olivia and Shawn; dear brother of Jan Donlevie and her husband, Jim and Ted Galanti. He is...
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Stephen A. Runner

March 27, 2018

Stephen A. Runner, Sr. of Levittown, Pa passed away Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, at the age of 72. A proud Army Veteran, Steve was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late William and Evelyn Runner, and worked at the Tullytown Tavern for 20 years. Preceded in death by his brothers William, Craig, and Curt, Steve is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Rose (nee Andruzzi) Runner, his sons...
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Ronald W. Earl

May 1, 1941 - March 27, 2018

Ronald W. Earl of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday March 27, 2018. Born May 1, 1941 in Norristown to the late W. Ronald Earl and Jean (nee Reese). Ron was the loving husband of 50 years to Barbara (nee Harrison), devoted father to Kimberly, Ronnie (Lisa), Kelly (Eric), doting Poppop to Glen, Jenica, Samantha, Karlyn, Alexa, Justin, Austin, Kalista...
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George J. Michlen

September 20, 1949 - March 26, 2018

George J. Michlen of Boyertown, PA passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 26, 2018 at age 68. Born Sept. 20, 1949 in Norristown, George was the son of the late Lena (Castanova) and George J. Michlen. George is survived by his three loving daughters; Desiree Michlen Barrasso (Matt), Melise Maloney (Daniel, Jr.) and Halina Agadis (Tony). He was the cherished grandfather of...
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Carol A. Fogarty

March 25, 2018

Carol A. Fogarty, 77, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family on March 25th. Born in New York, NY she was the daughter of the late Francis and Helen (Mankowski) Griglik. Carol was a graduate of John Adams High school in Queens, NY. Carol held many positions throughout her life which included working for the FAA in flight operations, being a devoted...
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John T. "Johnny Angel" Glasson

March 25, 2018

John T. Glasson, "Johnny Angel" of Langhorne, PA passed away peacefully Sunday, March 25, 2018 at his home. He was 65. Born in New York City, NY, he was the son of the late John and Catherine (Donohue) Glasson. John worked as a Site Protection Manager at Princeton University. Previously working as Captain at PPLFD and Deputy Chief at Levittown Fire Co#2 where he was a member for 47 years. He...
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Eugene M. Heasley

March 24, 2018

Eugene M. Heasley, 85, of Phila, passed away on March 24, 2018. He served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict and retired from the US Postal Service. The son of the late Joseph and Agnes, he is survived by his sons Steven, Robert (Margaret), William (Susan), and David (Barbara), grandchildren: Theresa, James, Steven Jr, Thomas, Richard, Elizabeth, Mark, Eileen, Robert Jr, Jeannine,...
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Theodore Herman Kendall, Jr.

November 17, 1937 - March 23, 2018

Theodore Herman Kendall, Jr. of Naples, Florida entered into rest on Friday March 23, 2018. Beloved husband of May (nee Cornwall) and devoted companion to his rescue pup, Big Benny. Also survived by his cousin Cindy Graham. Brother in law of Gilbert R. and Ednalynn Cornwall, Jr. Uncle of Kendralyn Cornwall, Anneliese and SSgt. Timothy J. Eddis, Sr., and Gilbert R. and Kathryn Cornwall, III. Great...
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Francis D. Martin

March 23, 2018

Francis D. Martin passed away Friday, March 23rd, 2018, at the age of 93. An original Levittown owner and founding member of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Frank was born in Jeddo, Pa and proudly served our country during World War II in the United States Navy. He later worked as a machinist for US Steel while putting himself through college at Temple University. Upon graduating Temple...
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Jean M. (nee Sherman) Mitchell

March 23, 2018

Mitchell Jean M. (nee Sherman) Mitchell passed away on Friday, March 23rd, 2018, at the age of 90. Born in Nanticoke, Pa to the late Harvey and Victoria (Swiderski) Sherman, Jean moved to Fairless Hills, Pa and became a member of Emilie United Methodist Church in 1998. She was also an active member in the United Methodist Women's Group. Jean was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, and spent 2...
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Edna Lottie (Nolan) Meehan

March 22, 2018

Edna Lottie Meehan (Nolan) died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 92 years old. Born in Scranton, PA to Stanley and Bertha (nee Kolenda) Chimahusky. Beloved wife of the late Vincent P. Meehan, who died in 1990, Joseph S. Nolan, who died in 1975, and William Nechwedowich who died in 1948. As a young woman she worked as a seamstress and throughout her life took joy in...
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Sarah "Jeanie" Kalusz

March 22, 2018

Sarah "Jeanie" Kalusz, 71, of Brigantine passed away with her family by her side on Thursday March 22. Jeanie was born in Springfield Pa. to the late Mike and Anna (Saffron) Olevsky. She is survived by her beloved husband Theodore Kalusz Jr, her children Joy Natalie Brennan (Mark), Daniel Anthony Kalusz, (Mary) and Christine Lynn Wixted (Marty). Jeanie is also survived by her grandchildren...
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John F. Bejarano

March 22, 2018

John F. Bejarano of Lansdale passed away peacefully on March 22, 2018 at age 52. John was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor Monica Ditzler Bejarano and Roquez Bejarano. John is survived by his sister Amy Bejarano and his brothers, Mark and James Bejarano. John is also survived by his nieces: Corina, Cassidy, Caterina, Kaitlyn, Noreen, Madeline, Jessica, Jennifer. He also will be...
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Mary T. Micchelli

March 22, 2018

Mary T. Micchelli, 59, of Brigantine passed away with her family by her side on Thursday March 22, 2018. Throughout her battle with cancer she remained very positive and upbeat, never giving up the fight. Mary was born in Newark NJ. She was very instrumental organizing and running the Hope for the Ordille Children fundraiser in Brigantine for many years. Mary was employed as a banquet server...
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Nancy Hattman

March 22, 2018

Nancy Hattman (nee O'Neill), of Glenside passed away on March 22, 2018 at the age of 84. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Charles Sr.; their children Charles, Jr., Michael (Margaret), and Mary (Ron Ward); grandchildren Andrew Pacella, Michael Hattman, and Maggie Hattman. Nancy was a teacher and bus monitor in the Abington School District; she loved sports and thought of...
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Kenneth B. McGuckin

March 22, 2018

Kenneth B. McGuckin, age 56, of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on March 22, 2018. Ken is the beloved husband of Jean (nee Laigaie), loving father of Kelly Holroyd (Stephen) and Monique Roane, dear son of Bernard and Johanna McGuckin, son-in-law of Regina Laigaie , brother of Debra Eberly (Steven), and uncle of Jennifer and Samantha. Born and raised in Fishtown, Kenney attended St....
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Edward F. Meeh

March 21, 2018

Edward F. Meeh, of Philadelphia, on March 21st at the age of 71. Survived by his loving Wife Kathleen (nee Little) for 45 years. Adoring father to the late Matthew Meeh, and Caring son to the late Raymond and Marie. Brother to Ellen Inman, Kathy Thomas, and James Meeh (late). Loving nephew of the late Veronica and Harry Allen. In law of Sharon Greenleaf, Pattie Polachek, Theresa Lamplugh, Roy...
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William M. Welch III

March 21, 2018

William M. Welch, III of Newtown, PA passed away on March 21, 2018. He was 87. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Brisbin) Welch and dear father of Brian N. Welch (Judy), William B. Welch (Wendy) and M. Bradley Welch. Loving grandfather of six and great-grandfather of one. Services and Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Family Services by Swartz/Givnish...
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Ralph Albert Sherk, Jr.

March 21, 2018

Ralph Albert Sherk, Jr. of Huntingdon Valley, PA died Wednesday, March 21. 2018 at St. John Neumann Nursing Home, Philadelphia, PA. He was 89 years old. Beloved husband of Constance L. (nee Marsh) Sherk. Loving father of Ralph Edward Sherk (Cary), Mark David Sherk, Todd Curtis Sherk, Hope Lois Maloney (Tom), the late Glenn Allen Sherk, Dawn Lorraine Biegel and Keith William Sherk. Dear...
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Paul Thomas Houser

March 20, 2018

Born and raised in Bristol, PA, died suddenly, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of the late Mildred (nee Domanski) who passed away in 2007. He is survived by his four children, Kenneth (Mary Margaret), Donald (Donna), Sharon Walker (Kenneth), and Linda Johnson (James). Pop-Pop to 9 Grandchildren and Great Pop-Pop to 6 Great Grandchildren. ...
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Gloria Aponte

March 20, 2018

Gloria Aponte, age 85, of Philadelphia passed away March 20, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Heriberto who passed away in 1987. Loving mother of Gloria Iris Olivo, Bert Aponte (Joanne), Fred Aponte (Joan), Edwin Aponte, Carmen Torres (Victor), Diana Luciano (Mike), Margarita Fruster (Darren), David Aponte (Lily), Josephine Roman (Pablo Rivera) and Pedro...
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Patricia (Sister Marie Renee) Kelly, GNSH

April 26, 1936 - March 20, 2018

Sister Patricia Kelly, GNSH (Sister Marie Renee), 81,in Holy Redeemer Hospital Hospice 3/20/2018 in the 64th year of her religious life. Born in Philadelphia, PA on 4/26/36, she was one of four daughters of Daniel M and Mary Catherine Conlon Kelly. From the field of education to social ministry, Sister Patricia influenced the lives of countless individuals both in the US and in Lima, Peru. ...
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Patricia E. Irving

May 10, 1939 - March 19, 2018

Patricia E. Irving of East Norriton passed away peacefully on Monday March 19, 2018. She was 78 years old. Born May 10, 1939 in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Albany and Arthemise (nee Smith) Bigard and the beloved mother of Peri Drake and Holly Irving. Patricia "Patt" was an intelligent, strong-willed, outgoing, kindhearted woman who spent the better part of her professional...
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Mary Ann Bernardino

March 19, 2018

Mary Ann Bernardino, of Wycombe, PA died on Monday March 19, 2018 at her winter home in Florida. She was the loving wife of Dr. Vitaliano Bernardino and the late Louis Skerdlant and the daughter of the late George and Irma Pidcock MacKissic. Mary Ann lived her entire life in Bucks County and having a great interest in history, she traveled extensively throughout the world. She was active in...
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Lillian E. (nee Schulle) Boyd

March 19, 2018

Lillian E. Boyd (nee Schulle) passed away Monday, March 19th, 2018 at the age of 82. Recently of Levittown, PA, Lillian was born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Gustave and Stella Schulle, and she is a retired teacher's aide from the Philadelphia School District. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles M. Boyd II, and her daughter Kathleen Lois Boyd. Lillian is survived by her...
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Dianne B. Reimer

March 19, 2018

Dianne B. Reimer 76 of Ewing, NJ passed away on March 19, 2018. Dianne was the mother of Devon A. Reimer (and her husband James McHenry), Dillon B. Reimer and the late Billy Reimer. Her siblings include her sister Anita O'Driscoll and the late Emmett McGrane, Joanmarie Kerr, Denise McGrane and Kathy McGrane. Dianne was a great lover of beautiful, well-bred animals and an avid breeder of...
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Olga Rivas-Plata

March 19, 2018

Olga Rivas-Plata passed away Monday, March 19th, 2018, at the age of 77. Born in Paijan, Peru to the late Humberto and Olga Rivas-Plata, Olga was a resident of Levittown, Pa. She is preceded in death by her siblings Romulo Rivas-Plata, Esperanza Yepez and Martha Taboada, and her brother-in-law Thomas Yepez. Olga is survived by her siblings Dora (Melanio) Letellier, Roger (Martha) Rivas-Plata,...
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Catherine A. Lee

March 19, 2018

Lee – Catherine A. Age 83 on Monday March 19, 2018 of Fox Chase. "Aunt Cass" was the beloved daughter of the late William & Margaret Lee and is survived by 2 Sisters, 3 Brothers and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces & grand nephews. She was pre-deceased by 2 sisters and 5 brothers and her best friends Dorothy Beideman and Roseann Rush. She retired from Bell Telephone after 35 years of service...
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Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta

May 4, 1923 - March 18, 2018

Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta died peacefully in her sleep in her home, we should all be so blessed. Margaret was born in Aliquippa, PA to Mikolay and Martha (Kormanik) Halama. She attended Highland Elementary and Aliquippa High School, participating in many intramural athletics and music. She graduated from Indiana States Teachers College (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) with a degree in...
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Joanne Grace-Coleman

March 18, 2018

GRACE-COLEMAN Joanne, of Pottstown, on March 18th 2018 lost her fight to breast cancer at the age of 66. Joanne is survived by her loving children; Tracy Grace and Jeffrey Coleman as well as three grandchildren Beau Diaz, Xavier Diaz, and Victor Grace, two great grandchildren Amelia Diaz and Baby Diaz, and brother Jimmy Grace. Joanne retired from the government where she worked IRS Tax Examiner....
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