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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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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Journel Alexandre, M.D.

July 14, 1931 - August 18, 2017

Journel Alexandre, M.D. passed away peacefully on August 18, 2017 at age 86. Born in Haiti on July 14, 1931, Journel was the son of Talencie and Jacques Alexandre. He resided in Norristown with his beloved wife, Myrtha (Arthus) Alexandre. Journel was the loving father of Cibele Glazer (Richard), Colette Alexandre, Janice Plaisir (Frantz Louis) and Myrna Daramy (Sheriff). He was the cherished...
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Christopher W. Grau

August 17, 2017

Christopher W. Grau, of Lawncrest, formerly of Feltonville, passed away on August 18, 2017 at the age of 65. Beloved husband of Maryann (nee Keller); loving father of Bernadette Latchum (Ralph), Christopher, Theresa, Laurel and Kathryn Grau; cherished grandfather of Matthew Grau and Maggie Latchum; dear brother of JoAnne Goetz (Bill) and the late Steven Grau; son of the late Walter and Alice Grau...
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Henry E. Buehner

August 17, 2017

Henry E. Buehner passed away, suddenly, on August 17, 2017 at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Theresa Buehner; loving father of Katie Romero (John), Henry N. Buehner (Catherine) and Joseph Buehner (Emily); cherished grandfather of John, Thomas, Henry, Tessa and Margaret; devoted son of Henry and Rosemary Buehner; dear brother of Rosemary Joyce, John Buehner and Patricia Buehner. Relatives...
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Dorothy Ann Chmielewski

August 16, 2017

Dorothy Ann Chmielewski (nee Houseal) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. She was 69 years old. Born September 25, 1947 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Edward G. and F. Grace (nee Rhoadarmer) Houseal and the beloved wife of George Chmielewski with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. A longtime member of Fairview Village Church, Dorothy was...
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Joseph I. Savoca

August 16, 2017

Joseph I. Savoca, 97, of Newtown, PA, passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017 at Chandler Hall. Joe always said that he lived the American Dream. He was born in 1920 to immigrants who entered this country in 1916. The family including two sisters, Tessie and Angelina, lived in the tenement district of the upper east side of Manhattan, an area largely populated by Italian immigrants. The...
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Mimi (nee Heilner) Aug

August 16, 2017

Mimi Aug (nee Heilner), 65, of Fairless Hills, passed away on August 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Mimi is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Ruth (nee Harper) Heilner and her sister Bette-Jo. Mimi is survived by her loving husband James; devoted children Amanda and Tiffany; and beloved brothers Clifford Heilner and William Heilner. Mimi was a devoted wife and mother. ...
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Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman

August 29, 1943 - August 16, 2017

Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, with her family by her side. She was 73 years old. Born August 29, 1943 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Doris (nee McConlogue) Powell, and the beloved wife of the late Richard B. Newman, who preceded her in death by 10 days. Everyone who knew Maryellen knew that...
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Arleen "Nana" Kelso

August 16, 2017

Arleen "Nana" Kelso, 74, of Brigantine, NJ left the beach peacefully on Wednesday August 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie (Rice) Stephens. She worked for many years at Scott Paper in Chester, PA and over 20 years for Caesar's Entertainment. Her many hobbies included enjoying the beach, shopping and most...
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Edward T. Y. O'Brien

August 18, 1924 - August 16, 2017

Edward T. Y. O'Brien died peacefully on August 16, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 18, 1924, the son of Lawrence and Nana Rae (Chantry) O'Brien.  He was married to the love of his life Margaret (Gregory) O'Brien for 67 years. Ed served in WW II in the Air Force as a military policeman.  He worked as a US Postal carrier in Bridgeport and Norristown for many years....
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Robert E. "Bobby" Quinn

August 15, 2017

Robert E. "Bobby" Quinn passed away, suddenly, on August 15, 2017 at the age of 64. He was the beloved husband of Marie T. Quinn (nee Welch). Bobby was retired from the City of Philadelphia where he had worked as an Industrial Electrician at Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to the beach. He will be missed by many. ...
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Margaret "Marge" Klatt

August 14, 2017

Margaret Klatt ('Marge'), 69, of Bristol, passed away on August 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was a 25-year employee of St. Mary Medical Center. She was a kind and giving person, and will be missed by many. Marge is survived by her children: Kim Hofmann (Tom), Jim Klatt (Lisa), and Kathy Berdomas (George), grandchildren Danielle Rushbrook, Tommy Hofmann,...
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John Philip Melito

August 14, 2017

John Philip Melito of Norristown passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. John was the loving and devoted husband of Denise O. Melito (Osinski) with whom they shared 45 years of marriage. John is survived by sons Christopher John Melito and Jason Melito; a daughter, Lauren Melito Haran; son-in-law, Jay Haran; and 1 granddaughter, Fiona Haran. He is preceded in death by his parents, Josephine ...
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Della Feliciani

August 13, 2017

Della Feliciani's long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer ended just shy of her 70th birthday on August 13, 2017 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born August 14, 1947 in Norristown to Elizabeth (nee Maggio) and the late Jesse Feliciani and was a long time resident of Ambler. Della was a loving mother to Jessica Bell (Ethan), doting Nana to Sophie and Sadie, loyal sister to Lillian...
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Florence Elizabeth Lutz

August 13, 2017

Florence Elizabeth Lutz, of Newtown, passed away on August 13, 2017. She was 97 years old. She was born in Syracuse, NY, the daughter of George Santmyer & Florence (nee Remore). Florence was a long-time resident of Newtown. She was a LPN for 25 years at Friends Boarding Home in Newtown and a member of St. Mary's Guild. She was a former Girl Scout Leader and a Den Mother for the Boy Scouts. ...
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Charles B. Castiglione

August 13, 2017

Charles B. Castiglione, a resident of Pennswood Village, Newtown passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at his home in Pennswood surrounded by his family.  He was 96. He was the husband of Patricia for 61 years when she passed away in 2009.  Born in Casteltermini, Sicily, He was the son of the late Luigi and Margherita Ballone Castiglione. Mr. Castiglione retired at the end of 1985 as...
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Paul M. Lin

August 13, 2017

Paul M. Lin, 90, who fled China in 1949 just days before Shanghai fell to Communist forces and went on to build a distinguished career as a neurosurgeon in Philadelphia, passed away Sunday morning from chronic cerebrovascular disease. Dr. Lin, a graduate of St. John's University in Shanghai, trained as a neurosurgeon at Temple University Hospital. In a 2004 history of neurosurgery at Temple,...
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Karen L. (nee Buchhalter) Seifert

August 12, 2017

SEIFERT Karen L. (nee Buchhalter) of Philadelphia, on August 12th 2017 at the age of 59. Karen was the loving wife of Richard F. Seifert for 32 years. Karen will also be greatly missed by her three caring children; Richard Joseph Seifert (Amanda), Alexandra Lee Seifert, and Ryan Kristopher Seifert. Karen also leaves behind an impressive legacy in her grandchildren Khaleesi and Aria Seifert. ...
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John C. ('Fester') Smith

August 12, 2017

John C. Smith ('Fester'), 65, of Lansdale, passed away on August 12, 2017. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, John served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam War, from 1970 to 1971, in the 101st Airborne, where he earned the Purple Heart along with other medals of honor. John is survived by his wife, Christine Smith, his children, Courtney Smith and Eric Smith, his sister, Madelyn Holec, and...
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Irene Davish

August 11, 2017

Irene Davish, 83, of Phila., passed away on August 11, 2017. Predeceased by her husband George Sr. and grandson George III, and survived by her children George Jr. (Sheryl), Patrick (Anne), and Christi, grandchildren Jennifer, Christopher, Rachel, and Maxwell, and great-grandchildren Alex, Hailey, Connor, Katy Rose, Arianna, and Lillyana. Irene's Life Celebration is Saturday, August 19, 10am...
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Richard J. (Dick) Pettine

August 11, 2017

Richard J. (Dick) Pettine passed away August 11, 2017 at age 87, surrounded by his family. Born in Norristown on December 18, 1929, he was the son of Adelaide (Vuotto) and Joseph Pettine. He had resided in Audubon with his beloved wife of 62 years, Jessie (Julian) Pettine (who preceded him in death in late 2016). Richard attended West Catholic HS and graduated from...
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Gerald M. Cosgrove

January 7, 1942 - August 11, 2017

Gerald M. Cosgrove, 75, of East Norriton, on Friday, August 11, 2017 passed away after a long illness. Born January 7, 1942 in Philadelphia. Loving husband of Nancy Cosgrove (nee Roach), dear father of Monica Sullivan (Edward), Gerald (Sarah), James, and Bernadette Cosgrove, survived by four grandchildren. Preceded by his parents, John and Marie (nee Taylor) Cosgrove and seven brothers. All...
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Betty "Bettina" Fabbri Langman

August 10, 2017

Betty ("Bettina") Fabbri Langman of Haverford, Pa., formerly of Allentown, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2017, at age 87. Born in Norristown on October 15, 1929, Betty was the daughter of Anna (Butterworth) and Dr. Remo Fabbri. She was the beloved wife of 62 years to Richard Langman. Betty and Dick raised their family in Ardmore. Betty was the loving mother of Mark Langman, Peter...
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Elizabeth T. "Betty" Raughley

August 10, 2017

Elizabeth T. 'Betty' Raughley, 77, of Somers Point passed away on Thursday August 10, 2017. Betty was born in Philadelphia Pa. to the late Harry and Elizabeth Dougherty. Betty was a Day 1 employee at Resorts International Hotel and Casino. She was originally a blackjack dealer, and was a pit boss at the Showboat when she left the casino industry. She then earned her real estate license and...
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Thomas Patrick Kelly

August 9, 2017

Thomas Patrick Kelly, 63, on Wednesday August 9, 2017. He was born in Ashland, PA on March 12, 1954, son of the late Thomas and Joan Kelly. Survived by his son, Jake Thomas Kelly, former wife Jill Kelly, and many extended family and friends, and his loving cat Pixie. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Tom's Life Celebration on Tuesday August 15, from 10 to 11:55 AM, followed by...
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Teresa M. Potter

August 9, 2017

Teresa M. Potter passed away on August 9, 2017 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late William A. Potter; loving mother of William (Maria), Thomas (Carole), Edward (Darleen), Diane Strunk and Kevin (Lee Ann). She is also survived by her 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Teresa's Life Celebration Friday, August 11th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and...
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Donald E. Holmeberg, M.D.

August 9, 2017

Holmberg Donald E., MD. died August 9, 2017, at age 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Family service by Craft/Givnish of Abington. 1-800-GIVNISH
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Dolores A. (nee Fliandino) Fogel

July 30, 1926 - August 8, 2017

Dolores A. Fogel (nee Filandino) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 8, 2017. She was 91years old. Born July 30, 1926 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Mary (nee Di Nenna) Filandino, and the beloved wife of the late Frederick Fogel. Dolores was a graduate of Norrsitown High School, Class of 1945. Dolores is survived by her daughter Michelle...
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Donald E. "River Rider" Messner

August 8, 2017

Donald E. "River Rider" Messner passed away on August 8, 2017 at the age of 70. Loving father of William Messner and step-father of Vu Nguyen and Son Nguyen; dear brother of Margaret Finchen and Peggy Torpey. Also survived by his 4 grandchildren. Don proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from U.S. Steel and was a member of Warriors' Watch Riders. Relatives...
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James E. McVeigh

August 8, 2017

McVeigh, Fr. James E., age 70, of Warminster, PA. on August 8, 2017. Beloved brother of Joseph G. McVeigh, Kathy Casey and Mary McVeigh. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Fr. McVeigh was preceded in death by his loving parents James and Helen, his sister Margaret McVeigh and his brother Michael. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation Saturday at Our Lady of Hope...
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Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart

August 7, 2017

Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart (96) (born July 27th, 1921) died peacefully at Beverly Hospital on August 7th, 2017. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Maze Jenks & Martha Agerter Jenks of Wolverhampton, England. She moved to the United States in the 1930s & graduated from the Jokake School in Phoenix, AZ in 1937. She then went to UCLA, Scripps & Wellesley. Margaret was a nurse's aide ...
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Eleanor (nee Garrigan) Jordan

August 7, 2017

Eleanor Jordan (nee Garrigan) of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully from natural causes on August 7. Loving wife of the late Vernon J. Jordan and daughter of the late Francis and Gertrude Garrigan (nee Kenna). She is survived by her loving Goddaughter Elizabeth King of Bradenton, FL. Eleanor was a 50 year employee of Norristown State Hospital in various administrative roles. Relatives and...
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Richard Barry Newman

August 6, 2017

Richard (Barry) B. Newman, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 6, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 75 years old. Born May 7, 1942 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Nelson and Edith (nee Cassel) Newman and the beloved husband of Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman. Richard was a US Navy Veteran and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on the DD850 Joseph P....
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Patrick J. "Pat" Ahmad

August 5, 2017

Patrick J. "Pat" Ahmad passed away suddenly on August 5, 2017 at age 50. Born January 20, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pat was the son of Patricia (Cobb) and Syed Amin Ahmad. He resided in West Norriton with his beloved wife of 21 years, Linda (DiPetrillo) Ahmad. Pat was the loving father of Matthew, Andrew, Lily and Brittany Campbell (Matthew) and cherished grandfather of Alexander Campbell. In...
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Henry W. Conrad

August 5, 2017

Conrad Henry W., of King of Prussia, passed away on August 5th at the age of 78. He was the husband of Jacqueline (nee Cieslinski) Conrad; father of Donna Gillman (the late Brian), Deborah Hall (Stephen), and Kenneth Conrad; grandfather of Christopher Hall, Mark Gillman, Michelle Gillman, Stacie Conrad, Heather Conrad Jenkins, Ryan Hall, Scott Conrad, and Megan Hall, and Great Granddad to...
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Lynn L. Buttil

August 5, 2017

Lynn L. Buttil, of Buckingham Springs, New Hope, PA, passed away on August 5, 2017 at Chandler Hall with her family by her side. She was 76 years old. Lynn was a purchaser for many years at 1st National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown. Lynn is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ronald M. and her daughters, Debbie Kinney & Kathie Citara (Michael). She was the Mom mom to Nicole(Bill), Chad,...
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Patrick J. "Jackie" "Pat" Harkin, Jr.

August 4, 2017

Patrick J. Harkin, Jr., known as "Jackie" to his family and "Pat" to his friends, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was 87 years old. Pat was born in Norristown on January 31, 1930 to the late Patrick J. Harkin, Sr. and Anna (nee McNeil) Harkin. He attended Norristown Area High School and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps serving from 1947 to 1951. During his service, he...
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David Paul Wells

July 17, 1952 - August 4, 2017

David Paul Wells of Douglassville, PA and former resident of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday August 4, 2017 at home with his beloved family by his side. Born July 17, 1952 in Norristown, PA, he was the son of the late Brady and Anna (nee Weaver) Wells. He was also the beloved husband of Monica (nee Price) Wells, with whom he shared 36 years of marriage. He was educated in...
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Edward O'Connor

August 4, 2017

Edward O'Connor of New Hope, PA, passed away on August 4, 2017 at age 74. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Lillian (nee McBath) O'Connor, son Michael and his wife Rachel Cox O'Connor, daughter Kathleen and husband Joseph Borthwick and four grandchildren: Adele and Casey O'Connor, Erin and Maya Borthwick. Ed was born in Jersey City, NJ and raised in Newark, NJ; he moved to New...
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Jennifer J. DiSandro

August 4, 2017

DiSandro Jennifer J., age 47, of Phila, on August 4, 2017. Beloved wife of Antonino and loving mother of Nick, Danielle & Anthony. Dear daughter of Lawrence & June Dolbow and sister of Nicole Doney. Family and friends are invited to Jennifer's Life Celebration, from 8:30-10:00am, Thursday, August 10th, at the Church of Maternity BVM, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave., Phila., and to participate in her...
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Patricia A. Gizzio

August 4, 2017

Patricia A. Gizzio, 67, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert A. Hankinson and Rose Marie (Risick) Hankinson. Patty was the loving wife of John A. Gizzio, Sr. Patty was a homemaker and a very devout member of the Brigantine Bible church. In her spare time she...
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Dora C. (nee Liberatore) Mirante

August 4, 2017

MIRANTE Dora C. (nee Liberatore) of Philadelphia, on August 4th 2017 at the age of 90, surrounded by her loving family. Dora is survived by her loving husband Anthony M. Mirante of 54 years. Dora will be greatly missed by her caring children Anthony and Lorraine Dobron (Michael). Dora also leaves behind a wonderful legacy in her granddaughter Sabrina, whom she loved to watch play sports. ...
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Angela K. (nee Hudson) Stahl

August 3, 2017

Stahl Angela K. (nee Hudson), passed away Thursday, August 3rd, at the age of 55. Angela is survived by her beloved husband, Steven Stahl, her adoring children Chris and Ashley Lind, step-children Patti Ann and Steven Jr., and her step –grandchildren Aiden, Allura, Adam, Tessa, and Kaylee. Angela was loving, caring person and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Services for Angela will...
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Tuyet "Snow" DiPetrillo

August 3, 2017

Tuyet "Snow" DiPetrillo passed away with her family by her side on August 3, 2017 at age 68. Born in Vietnam, Snow became a life-long resident of East Norriton. She was the beloved wife of the late George DiPetrillo and Casimir Janicki. Snow was the loving mother of Linda Ahmad (the late Patrick), Anthony DiPetrillo (Dawn) and John DiPetrillo (Angel) and was the cherished grandmother of...
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Eugenia C. Romano

April 21, 1934 - August 3, 2017

Eugenia C. Romano of Collegeville and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 3, 2017. She was 83 years old. Born April 21, 1934 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Pellegrino and Erminia (nee Borzelleca) Romano. Aunt Jean as she was affectionately known, was a devout Catholic, and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was also a...
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Nickolaus Wingeron

August 3, 2017

Nickolaus Wingeron of Fairview Village, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 3, 2017 with his family by his side. Born April 12, 1937 in Gertianosch, Romania, he was the son of the late John and Anna (nee Krier) Wingeron and the beloved husband of the late Dorothy "Dot" (nee Rothfuss) Wingeron, who passed away in April 2003. Nick is survived by his two sons; Nickolas Wingeron and his...
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Galiano C. "Cal" Pecoraio

August 3, 2017

Pecoraio Galiano C., "Cal", age 96, of Phila, on August 3, 2017. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Wright) and loving father of Alfred, Lorraine & the late Calvin. Grandfather of Joseph, Anthony & the late Michael and Great-grandfather of Joseph, Jr., Marissa & Nicholas. Family and friends are invited to Cal's Life Celebration, from 10-11am, Saturday, August 12th, at John F. Givnish of Academy...
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James William Pryor, Sr.

August 2, 2017

PRYOR James William, Sr. on Aug. 2, 2017, age 75. Devoted son of the late Eugene Pryor and the former Elsie Oechsle, beloved husband for 55 years to Roseann (nee Jones), loving father of James W. Pryor, Jr. (Laurie) and Kathleen Dutkiewicz (Joseph), dear brother of the late Eugene Pryor, the late Marie Berg and the late Dorothy Pryor, cherished grandfather of Jennifer Williams, Michele Krezel,...
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Eileen T. (nee Coulter) Murray

August 1, 2017

Eileen T. Murray (nee Coulter) passed away on August 1, 2017 at the age of 75. Loving mother of Michelle Jester (John), Edward Murray (Gosia) and Donna Kelly (Steve); cherished grandmother of Jenna, Shane, Amber, John, Nicholas and Levi; dear sister of Jerry Coulter, Joanne Manzi, Bill Coulter, Jack Coulter, Sheila Whisler, Linda Curry, Janet Coulter and Joseph Coulter. She was preceded in death...
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Michael David Benitez

July 30, 2017

Michael David Benitez, 34, of Norristown was called home suddenly by his heavenly Father on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Lovingly known as Michael, Mikey B, Mike or Daddy, Mike was a family man above all else. Anyone who knew Mike couldn't help but adore his contagious smile, big personality or sharp attire. His closest circle of family and friends will miss his deep love and immense loyalty the...
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Ida E. (nee Stipa) Monteleone

July 30, 2017

Ida E. (Stipa) Monteleone, age 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at her home. Ida was the loving wife of Anthony J. Monteleone with whom she shared 61 years of marriage before his passing on March 17, 2015. Ida was a long-time resident of West Norriton and was born in Conshohocken on January 12, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Florindo and Mary (Benedict) Stipa. She...
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Craig J. Costello

July 30, 2017

Craig J. Costello passed away on July 30, 2017, at the age of 65. Beloved father of Christopher and Michael Costello; cherished grandfather of Michael, Olivia, Chloe, Aiden and Cameron; loving brother of Robert (Kathryn) and Tony (Diane). He was recently preceded in death by his long-time companion, Christine Cassidy. Craig proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the Marine Corps....
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George E. Mette, Sr.

July 29, 2017

George E. Mette, Sr. 67, passed away with his family by his side on July 29th, 2017 following a brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Sherrie Erb-Mette of 48 years, along with his 5 children, Dawn Erb-Berrios (Jose), Denise Mette-Wildt (Ron), Diana Mette (Bill), George Mette Jr. (Heather) and Danielle Mette-Landman (Tommy). He is also survived by his brothers Thomas...
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Nicole "Smiley" DeSteffano-Colon

July 29, 2017

Nicole DeSteffano-Colon ('Smiley'), 36, of Philadelphia PA and Florida, passed away on July 29, 2017. She loved music, dancing, and had a heart of gold. She would gladly help anyone out if they were in need. She was 'Daddy's #1 girl'. Nicole is survived by her children: Joseph, Juan, Mia, Jonathan, Jobani, and Milania, her parents, Susan and Jose, and many brothers, sisters, and...
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Anthony Carbo

October 23, 1925 - July 29, 2017

Anthony Carbo passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on July 29, 2017 at age 91. Born Oct. 23, 1925 in the Black Horse section of Plymouth Township, Anthony was the son of Anna (Picario) and Nicholas Carbo, Sr. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife of 69 years, Mary (DiPaolo) Carbo. Anthony was the loving father of Beverly Frangioso (Salvatore "Rusty") and...
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Margie M. (Grandma Margie) Howlett

July 28, 2017

Margie M. Howlett (Grandma Margie), 88, of Absecon passed away on Friday July 28, 2017. She was two months shy of her 89th birthday. Margie will be greeted in heaven by her loving husband of 52 years, Leo I Howlett Jr., her parents Thomas & Anna Miklencic, her siblings Agnes Hendricks, Rose Schmoyer, Pearl Shelly, John Miklencic, Joseph Miklencic, and Anna Hopko. Her first priority was her...
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Bernie Morgenstern

July 28, 2017

Morgenstern Bernie, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on July 28th, 2017 at the age of 81. Son of the late Phillip and Tillie Morgenstern; husband of Helen (nee Pina); father of the late Mark Morgenstern; David Morgenstern,(Deidre), Debra Johnson (Dominic), Sharon Siliquini (Ralph), and wonderful grandfather to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of the late Albert, Samuel and...
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Harry W.H. Buchsein

July 28, 2017

Harry W.H. Buchsein passed away on July 28, 2017 at the age of 92. Beloved husband of Erna (nee Schramme); loving father of Joyce Radziak (Ken) and Miafine Buchsein. Also survived by his 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Harry's Life Celebration Tuesday, August 1st, beginning at 10:00 a.m., followed by his Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m., at Dean...
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Robert M. Weikel

April 28, 1960 - July 27, 2017

Robert M. Weikel of North Coventry, and formerly of Norristown, passed peacefully on Thursday July 27, with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years old. Born April 28, 1960 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Morris and Esther (nee Neith) Weikel. He was the beloved husband and soul mate of Carmella (nee Trecroce) Weikel, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage. Bob was a...
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Margarita Lofton

January 29, 1965 - July 27, 2017

Margarita Rodriguez, was born on January 29, 1965 to Ana Roman and Angel Rodriguez in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, and was the first of six children. On Thursday, July 27, 2017, Margarita Lofton peacefully transitioned to her heavenly home from Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience. Margie, as she was affectionately called by her family and friends, moved to Philadelphia in her youth. She continued...
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Thomas D. Zoidis

July 27, 2017

Thomas D. Zoidis, former prominent businessman in Philadelphia finance, passed away on July 27, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 84. He and his wife, Katherine Steffa, lived in the Philadelphia area for over 57 years. Tom was a devoted husband who cared for his wife at home during her 14 years of suffering from Alzheimer's. With his easy smile, warm sense of humor and...
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Marie J. "Janice" Fazzari

July 27, 2017

Marie J. Fazzari, Janice, as she was known to her family and friends, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 68 years old. Janice was born on July 21, 1949 in Scranton Pa to the late James M. and Mary E. (nee Sables) McCarthy. She was a 1967 graduate of Norristown Area High School and after graduating, attended Montgomery...
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John Francis O'Rourke

July 27, 2017

John Francis O'Rourke, 85, of East Norriton, was welcomed into heaven by his beautiful and loving wife, Therese, and beloved son, Brian on July 27, 2017. John passed away at Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton surrounded by his devoted family. Born in Greenwich, Connecticut on November 4, 1931 to Thomas and Alice O'Rourke (neeMcCoy). John grew up with three brothers Thomas, Ted, and...
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Agnes Masciantonio

July 26, 2017

Masciantonio, Agnes (nee Ortiz) on Wednesday July 26, 2017. Beloved Wife, and life-long sweetheart of Michael Masciantonio. Loving Mother of Thomas A., Nicholas L. (Beverly) and the late Michael C. (Annamarie) Masciantonio. Devoted Grandmother of Nicholas, Michael Jude, and Stephanie. Great-grandmother of Michael Robert and Erin Marie. Dear sister of Yolanda Housenick (Robert) and...
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Donna Jean DiGregorio

October 16, 1956 - July 26, 2017

Donna J. DiGregorio, a resident of Pleasantville, NJ, formerly of Somers Point and Egg Harbor Twp., NJ, and Ridley Twp., PA, died peacefully at her home on July 26, 2017. Born October 16, 1956 in Ridley Park, PA, she resided in Atlantic County for over 40 years. A graduate of Ridley (Folsom, PA) HS, Donna attended Atlantic County Community College, and worked as an administrative assistant...
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Frank Rubino

July 26, 2017

Frank Rubino, 88, of Mays Landing, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday July 26, 2017. Born in New York, NY he was the son of the late Thomas and Lucy (DiGirolamo) Rubino. He will be missed and fondly remembered by his son; Thomas (Mary Ann) Rubino and four grandchildren; Mary Megan, T.J., Stephanie, and D.J. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to...
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Martha J. (nee Bangert) Phillips

July 26, 2017

Martha J. Phillips (nee Bangert) 94 of Pottstown passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Phillips, son James E. Phillips and step-son Robert Earl Phillips. Martha is survived by her loving children Kathleen, Ronald, Dolores, David and Jacqueline, 24 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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Gladys Mae (nee Schaub) Hyland

July 25, 2017

Gladys Mae Hyland (nee Schaub) of Blue Bell passed away peacefully at her home on July 25, 2017 at age 86. She was born to Thomas and Alice Schaub on October 17, 1930 in Philadelphia. Wife of 39 years to the late George J. Hyland, she is survived by her daughter Carol (Bill) and her sons George Jr. (Mary), Thomas (Maria), Daniel (Sue), John (Pam), eleven grandchildren and six great...
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Nancy 'Tune' Jane Federer

June 12, 1951 - July 24, 2017

On Monday, July 24, 2017, Nancy 'Tune' Jane Federer, mother, daughter and sister, passed away. Nancy was born on June 12, 1951, a daughter of the late Miles and Mildred Carey. She was predeceased by her brother Miles Carey III. Nancy will be forever remembered by her son Robert (Sarah) and her grandsons, Zachary and Robert. She was the beloved sister of Theresa, Meredith (Robert), Virginia and...
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Owen R. Torrey

July 24, 2017

Torrey Owen R., passed away Monday, July 24th, at the age of 48. A proud Army Veteran, Owen was a very active member of the American Legion and was the current Commander of the Levittown American Legion, Post 960, a position he took great pride in. He also worked in Quality Assurance for the Department of Defense. Owen enjoyed hunting, fishing, concerts, and loved to help others in his...
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James J. Hennigan, Sr.

July 24, 2017

Hennigan James J. Sr., passed away Monday, July 24th ,at the age of 76. Born in Scranton, PA, Jim graduated from West Scranton High School. A Levittown, PA resident for over 50 years, Jim was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church and its Men's Social Club, and currently a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church. He also worked for ABB, formerly Fischer and Porter Co., of Warminster...
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Constance (nee Sheeran) McCarty

July 24, 2017

McCarty (nee Sheeran) Constance, of Philadelphia, passed away on July 24th, 2017 at the age of 78. She was loving wife of the late James McCarty, Sr.; beloved mother of Sharon, Jimmy, Tommy, Cheryl, Kim, Mark, Joyce Annie and Vincent; devoted grandmother of James, Vincent, Zachariah, Tyler, Dylan, Cody, Mikaela, Hunter, Emily, Michael, Danielle, Tommy, Jr., Christie, and Nicole; loving great...
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Robert D. "Bob" Shalala

July 24, 2017

Robert D. "Bob" Shalala passed away July 24, 2017 at the age of 76. Bob was the loving and beloved husband of Bonnie (nee King) Shalala. He was the dear father of Pam (George) Conroy, Dan (Amy) Shalala, Trish (Joe) Keyser, and Peggy (Drew) O'Neill; loving Jiddu of Daniel and Kylie Shalala, dear grandfather of 5 grandchildren; dear brother of Roger Shalala; loving uncle of Susan (Jon) Curry,...
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Rosa Sebazco

January 3, 1929 - July 24, 2017

Rosa Sebazco passed away peacefully on July 24, 2017 at age 88. Born January 3, 1929 in Gibara, Cuba, Rosa was the daughter of Felicia (Bermudez) and Roberto Reynaldo. She resided in Philadelphia with her beloved husband Alfredo Sebazco who passed away in 2008. Rosa was the loving mother of Alfred J. Sebazco (Joyce), Angelo A. Sebazco (Linda), Robert A. Sebazco (Diana) and cherished...
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Robert J. Adams

July 23, 2017

Robert J. Adams, of Feasterville, PA passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his residence. He was 91. Robert was q quiet man who enjoyed reading. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from the insurance business where he worked in claims. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Fleming) Adams. He is survived by his sister, Marion French of Feasterville as well as four...
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Elisabeth Bowman, M.D.

July 23, 2017

Elisabeth (Anderson) Bowman, M.D. passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at her home in Hanover, Pa., formerly of Stoopville Road in Newtown. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew W.; loving mother of Susan A.B. Rebert and Jane B. Mazur; dear grandmother of Dustin Bell, Jennifer Faure, Andrea Stitzman; and great grandmother of Madeleine Faure, Lucas Faure, Dylan Stitzman, Kaleena Lance and...
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Thelma June Stott

July 23, 2017

STOTT Thelma June, on July 23, 2017, age 94. Beloved wife of the late Charles W., loving mother of Gary (Kathy), David (Donna), Robert (Mary Lou) Stott, Susan (Denis) Manchon, Kathleen (John) McFeely and the late Wayne (the late Lynda) Stott, loving sister of Donald Knight (the late Barbara) and the late Kenneth (the late Barbara) Knight, dear cousin of Borden (Mary) Hoffman, cherished...
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Robert T. Lee

July 22, 2017

Lee Robert T., of Philadelphia on July 22nd at the age of 53. Robert was the loving husband of Tammy Lee (Nee Huang) of seven years. Robert will be greatly missed by his sisters Linda Carroll (Richard), Rose Kuo (Han) and the late "Elizabeth" Kwai Fong Lee. Robert was happiest when he was going crabbing, casinos and flea markets. He also enjoyed his toy collection and cooking. Robert...
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Karen A. (Stephenson) Blackton

July 22, 2017

Karen A. (Stephenson) Blackton, of Oreland, PA, age 48, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Karen was a graduate of Northeast High School, class of 1987. She had worked as a legal secretary in Center City Philadelphia for more than 20 years. She was a kind soul and good friend to many. Karen was a loving wife, mother and sister, and was known to her family as her Daddy's Little Girlsy...
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Diane M. (nee Bacci) Moncrief

July 22, 2017

Moncrief Diane M. (nee Bacci), passed away Saturday, July 22nd, at the age of 64. Preceded in death by her son Michael, and brother Billy Bacci, Diane is survived by the love of her life since she was 8 yrs old, her beloved husband of 47 yrs, Bill Moncrief, her adoring children Dawn Moncrief Haydinger (Mike) and Billy Moncrief, and her cherished grandchildren Ryan, Regan, Christian, and Madison....
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Mary "Marie" (nee Ryan) Lamb

July 22, 2017

Mary "Marie" Lamb, (nee Ryan), passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of William P. Lamb; loving mother of Teresa (John) Yankanich, Patricia Welch, Kathleen (Don) Finello, and Margaret (Dave) Usher; cherished grandmother of 6: John, Teresa, Michael, Lauren, Eric and Erin. Marie is also survived by her sister, Bettyann Shea. Marie was a...
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Alice A. (nee Kavanagh) Warchol

April 16, 1929 - July 22, 2017

Alice A. (nee Kavanagh) Warchol, originally of Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland, died quietly in her sleep on July 22, 2017. Born on April 16, 1929, she was the oldest of the ten children of Garrett and Mary (nee Davis) Kavanagh. After finishing school, Alice immigrated to London, England at age seventeen and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service, the women's branch of the British Army. Shortly...
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Marguerite "Marge" (Nee Luttrell) Skala

July 22, 2017

Marguerite "Marge" Skala (nee Luttrell) passed away on July 22, 2017, at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Joseph R. Skala; loving mother of Joseph (Nichole) and Barbara Dougherty (Thomas); cherished grandmother of 4: Carly, Molly, Ruby, and Austin. Also survived by her sister-in-law, Susan Luttrell. Relatives and friends are invited to Marge's Life Celebration Wednesday evening, July 26th, from...
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Warren V. Bronner

July 21, 2017

Bronner Warren V. July 21, 2017, age 51. Of Orland PA died Friday at Holy Redeemer Hospice in Meadowbrook PA. Warren was a graduate of Germantown High School who loved people, cooking, the beach, traveling and just being able to help people. Warren loved riding bikes and participated in the M.S. City to the Shore bike race, was a speaker at Speaking for Ourself hosted by the Pennsylvania...
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Henry J. Buddle

July 21, 2017

BUDDLE Henry J., of Philadelphia on July 21st 2017 at the age of 70. Henry is survived by his loving brother James J. (Margaret Mary) and his sister Joanne Kerchak (Peter) as well as his two caring daughters Dana Curcio (William) and Nadine Nardello (Joseph). Henry will also be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews; Steven Kerchak, Brian Kerchak, Kimberly Finnerty, James J. Jr. Buddle, and...
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Jesse Nicholas "Nick" Roman

July 20, 2017

ROMAN Jesse Nicholas "Nick", on July 20, 2017 age 31. Beloved son of Gloria Santiago and Jesse Roman, loving father of Madelyn Nicole Roman, dear brother of Jessica, and Louis Roman, Peter Neris, Matthew Roman, Jose L., Marco and Irma Valles-Rivera, maternal grand- son of Gloria Diaz. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are invited to Nick's Life...
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Kenneth Danfield

July 20, 2017

Kenneth Danfield of Morrisville, PA passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at St. Mary Medical Center. He was 61. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles David and Frances Joan (McDermott) Danfield. He enjoyed his job working as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Operating Engineers, Local 542. Kenneth also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, washing his car, boating...
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Janice Helene (Barbera) Behrig

December 14, 1950 - July 19, 2017

Janice Helene Behrig (nee Barbera), age 66, of Southampton passed away on July 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Peter R. Behrig. Loving mother of P. Anthony, Paul S. (Karen) and Christine Behrig. Dear Grandmother of Brittany, Dominic, Angelo and Peter Behrig and Eva and Rosie Brooks. Sister of Veronica Kochey, Stephen Barbera (Pamela), Diana Barbera, Carolyn Barrish (Joel) and Susan Merlini ...
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Mary Walsh Harbison

July 19, 2017

Mary Walsh Harbison, 83, of Yardley, PA died peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Neshaminy Manor Nursing Home in Warrington, PA after her long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up in Trenton, NJ. Mary was a long time resident of Yardley since 1965. Mary is a graduate of Cathedral Catholic High School in Trenton and St. Francis Medical Center...
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Ingrid Margareta Lindwall Hammond

March 7, 1931 - July 19, 2017

Ingrid Margareta Lindwall Hammond left this world on July 19, 2017 She was the wife of the late Jonathan Hammond, Sr, MD. Born in Malmo, Sweden to the late Iris and Gustav Lindwall, she came to the United States on a nursing exchange program after getting a her degree from the University of Lund. She met her husband-to-be while he was a surgical resident at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA,...
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Esther Mae (Abrams) Schaffer

July 19, 2017

Esther Mae (Abrams) Schaffer of Bristol, PA passed away on July 19, 2017 at the Silver Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 101 years old. Born in Hulmeville, PA she was the daughter of the late Albert and Freda (Sobie) Abrams. Esther was known to be a fantastic cook, loved spending time with her family, and enjoyed sewing and quilting. She was a long-time member of the Jesse...
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Gregory J. Sacher

September 21, 1957 - July 19, 2017

Gregory J. Sacher of Quakertown and formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at his residence. He was 59 years old. Born September 21, 1957 in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Richard and Eileen (nee Olsson) Sacher . Greg had a heart of gold and was a loving and thoughtful person. He took great pride in his volunteer work at the Eagleville Hospital...
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Edith (nee McCabe) Crowthers

July 19, 2017

Edith Crowthers (nee McCabe) of Fairless Hills, formerly of Phila., passed away on July 19, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Charles C. Crowthers, loving mother of Nancy Ortiz (Juan), Scott Crowthers (Theresa), Melissa Oquendo (Carlos) and the late Carol Slemmer. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, her brother, Jack McCabe and her sister, Betty Massei....
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John J. Santos

July 18, 2017

John J. Santos, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017at the age of 61. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Jovita (Ortiz) Santos and the late Aquilino Santos. John was a retired Philadelphia Police Officer serving in the 25th District. He retired after spending 29 years on the force. He enjoyed spending time with his...
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Josephine R. (nee Bono) Bozarth

July 17, 2017

Josephine R. (nee Bono) Bozarth, 80, of Huntingdon Valley formerly of Merritt Square Philadelphia passed away on July 17, 2017.Loving mother of James R. (Cindy) Bozarth, Robert A. Bozarth, Deborah L. Semon (Noni), Joanne Fritz and Thomas Salmons. Doting grandmother of 10, great grandmother of 2. Sister in-law of Elaine Bono. Predeceased by her brother Russell Bono. Josephine was a Philadelphia...
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Theresa Nixon

July 16, 2017

Theresa Nixon passed away peacefully on July 16, 2017. She was 95. Theresa was born on May 11 in 1922 to her parents, Enrico Guerra and Rose (Bianco). She married Harold (Nick) Nixon in 1967. Theresa worked for General Electric while her husband Nick worked as an engineer. The Nixons spent many years in Syracuse, New York and later lived in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Theresa was generous,...
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Nancy (nee Lisinicchia) Hammersmith

July 15, 2017

Nancy Hammersmith (nee Lisinicchia ) formerly of Norristown passed away peacefully on July 15, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida at age 97. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years Henry "Hank" Hammersmith. Nancy was the devoted mother of Henry W. Hammersmith (Joann) and Holly Mathis (Tom), dear grandmother to Stephen D. Lewis II, Nancy K. Lewis, Eric Hammersmith, Mark Hammersmith,...
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Robert Poulson

July 15, 2017

Robert Poulson was granted his angel wings on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the age of 23. Robert is preceded in death by his loving parents, Catalina and Robert Harry Poulson Jr., and grandfather Robert Harry Poulson, Sr. Bobby is lovingly remembered by his Forever Guardians Lisa Salameh and Rich Kobierowski , as well as his brothers Eric George Poulson and Patrick Richard Poulson, andhis...
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Julia Ann (Wasylczak) Ripka

July 15, 2017

Julia Ann (Wasylczak) Ripka, 97, of Philadelphia, was called home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on July 15, 2017. She went peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Julia was born in Gray, PA and a resident of Philadelphia for 77 years. Julia was a homemaker for many years but also worked at Nabisco and Horn & Hardarts. She found the Lord in 1941 at Mission Highway Tabernacle in...
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James D. Doebler, Jr.

July 15, 2017

James D. Doebler, Jr., 75 of Levittown formerly of Langhorne passed away on July 15, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Elaine (Nee Heebner) Doebler. Loving father of James D. Doebler, III and Colleen G. and her husband David Delso. Doting Poppy of Dominick, Alyssa, Thomas and Gianna. Dear brother of William (Doris) Doebler and Elizabeth (Ronald) Couce. Also survived by his companion and best...
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Christina J. Nero

January 25, 1949 - July 14, 2017

Christina J. Nero passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on July 14, 2017 at age 68. Born January 25, 1949 in Norristown, Christina was the daughter of Dorothy (Pashko) and Joseph Turano, Jr. She resided in Norristown with her beloved husband of 47 years, Richard E. Nero, Sr. Christina was the loving mother of Joseph E. Nero, Richard A. Nero, Jr. and Christopher L. Nero...
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