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Our Obituaries

Joseph Bender, MD

December 28, 1927 - June 19, 2018

Joseph Bender, MD of West Chester, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018 at age 90. Born December 28, 1927 in Philadelphia, Joe was the son of Mary (Zeitchik) and Rudolph Bender. Joe and his beloved wife, the late Maejean (Swartzman) Bender raised their family in Norristown. Joe was the loving father of Alison Bender Haimes (Walter Cook and was previously married to...
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Ethel P. Lee

June 18, 2018

LEE, Ethel P. peacefully on June 18, 2018, dearest wife of the late Howard Earl Lee and mother of the late John P. Lee. Mrs. Lee had been in the civil service field for her working career. She is survived by her son Howard Earl Lee (Daisy) and her grandsons Howard E. Lee, Eric J. Lee, Christopher M. Lee and granddaughter Destiny F. Lee. Family and friends are invited to her Life Celebration...
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Helen M. Lyster

June 18, 2018

Helen M. Lyster went home to the Lord June 18, 2018 at the age of 89. The daughter of the late John Sr., and Helen (nee Maloney), Helen was a 1946 graduate of Hallahan High School. She went on to work for Bell Telephone (now Verizon) for over 43 years. Helen is survived by her brother John Lyster, Jr., and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and Godchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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W. M. "Spike" Geyer, Jr.

November 28, 1946 - June 17, 2018

W. M. "Spike" Geyer, Jr. passed away on June 17, 2018 at age 71. Born November 28, 1946, Spike was the son of the late Eilleen (Quill) Dannaker (Dan) and the late Walter M. Geyer, Sr. (Janet Geyer). He lived in Jeffersonville with his beloved wife, Brenda (DiDonato) Geyer, together for 35 years. Spike was the father of Dana Leigh (Geyer) Scioli (Brad Scioli) and the grandfather of Ella...
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Mary Louise Mullin

July 14, 1929 - June 17, 2018

Mary Louise Mullin of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 17, 2018. She was 88 years old. Born July 14, 1929 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Marion (nee McGlashen) DeMatthews, and the beloved wife of the late Leo Mullin. Mary Louise was a graduate of Eisenhower High School Class of 1947. She dedicated her life, and held many positions in the Dental...
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William C. Jacoby, Sr.

June 16, 2018

William C. Jacoby, Sr. 76 of Bensalem passed away at home on June 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Elaine Schweitzer Jacoby. Loving father of William C. Jacoby, Jr. (Monica) and Robert Jacoby (Valarie). Also survived by his grandchildren Brittany, Bob, Amanda, Alyssa and Shane. Nine great grandchildren, Siblings Barbara Franklin (Bill) and Margaret Huhn (John). ...
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William R. 'Big Will' Kauffman

June 16, 2018

William R. Kauffman ('Big Will'), 25, of Philadelphia, passed away on June 16, 2018. He was a big Philadelphia sports fan, and especially liked the Eagles and Phillies. He enjoyed the Fantasy Football Draft and playing Poker. Will is survived by his parents, Russell and Donna Kauffman, his sister Nicole, grandparents Don and Joanne Keen, along with his aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is...
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Samantha Danielle Pirollo

June 15, 2018

Samantha Danielle Pirollo, age 27, of Croydon, passed away at her home on Friday, June 15, 2018. Born in Lower Bucks Hospital, Samantha grew up in Levittown and was a member of the Class of 2009 from Center for Student Learning Charter School at Pennsbury. She was a choreographer who started dancing at the age of 2. She helped run Just To Dance Studio on Haines Road. Through the years she...
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Gloria C. D'Arcangelo

June 15, 2018

Gloria C. D'Arcangelo, 86 of Bensalem passed away on June 15, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Samuel J. D'Arcangelo. Loving mother of Samuel B. D'Arcangelo (Gail), Linda D'Arcangelo (Richard Kane) and the late Gary V. D'Arcangelo. Mom-Mom of Maria, Crystal and Samuel. GiGi of Joseph, Lia, Gianna, Mark and James. Dear sister of the late Diane Piotrowski. Relatives and friends are invited to...
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John Edward Yeager, Sr.

July 26, 1928 - June 14, 2018

John was born to George Thomas Yeager, Sr. and Daisy Irene Ellis Yeager George Thomas Yeager, Sr. Birth: Nov. 21, 1904 in Mount Airy, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Death: May 25, 1975 in Frederick,...
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Ronald R. Hosle

June 13, 2018

Ronald R. Hosle, 66, entered into eternal rest with his family by his side on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ron was born in New York City and resided in Brigantine, NJ. He is survived by his mother Julia Hosle, daughters Alison Schaffer (Brian) and Abbey Hosle. He is also survived by his brother Jeff Hosle, his sister Wendy Komski, grandson Brycen Schaffer, granddaughter Harper Schaffer and his...
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Eugene C. Ward

June 13, 2018

Eugene C. Ward of Morrisville, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at the age of 89. A proud Army Veteran, he was born in Pottsville, PA to the late Emmett and Gertrude Ward. At Pottsville High he was elected senior class president and was an All Star basketball player. Eugene was a very witty man and had the Irish gift for storytelling and writing letters, which he loved...
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Mildred B. (nee Zdunkiewicz) Chrupcala

June 12, 2018

Chrupcala MILDRED B. ( nee Zdunkiewicz ) passed away on June 12, 2018 at home in Orlando FL. Beloved wife of the late Edward J., Sr., loving mother of Mildred Burke ( Joseph ), the late Edward J., Jr. ( Barbara ), Helen Fiandra ( Joseph ) and Dorothy Szustowicz, and dear grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 24. Relatives and friends are invited to Mildred's Life Celebration Saturday...
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Jesse T. Haruch

June 12, 2018

Marine Corps, Lance Corporal Jesse T. Haruch of Yorktown, VA, passed away on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at the age of 27. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Theodore J. Kucowski and Suzanne M. Haruch, Jesse was a quiet but kind person. He enjoyed many activities such as reading, music, and playing video games. Most of all, Jesse enjoyed bike-riding and would often prefer using his bike for...
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Daniel M. Sheridan

June 11, 2018

Daniel M., of Abington and Philadelphia, on June 11th 2018, at the age of 44. Dan will be greatly missed by his siblings Cecilia Buffa, Maureen Simon (Howard), and John G. Sheridan. His niece Haley Simon and his nephews Nicholas Buffa and Michael Buffa Jr. Dan will also be greatly missed by all the members of his adopted family; Sandra Maycon, Lee Maycon, Belinda Borowski, Bryan Maycon, Sara...
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Elmer (Bud) H. Quay

July 31, 1922 - June 11, 2018

Elmer (Bud) H. Quay of Eagleville, PA. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday June 11, 2018. He was 95 years old. Born to Ruth and Elmer Quay on July 31, 1922, Elmer was known to his family as "Bud", the nickname his mother gave him as a young child. Bud was raised in Phila-delphia PA, and Graduated from Upper Merion high school in 1940. Shortly after grad-uation, he became a...
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Barbara Brennan

June 11, 2018

Barbara Brennan, of Drexel Hill, passed away suddenly on June 11, 2018 at the age of 66. Barbara is preceded in death by her son Alex Ferris; husband Donald Ferris; and father James Brennan Sr. Barbara is survived by her son Casey Ferris; mother Alice (nee Merrick); sisters Susan Cousart, Christine Regan (John), Noreen Kraynak (Scott); brother James (Bridget) and the late Timothy Fehrle; and...
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Eleanor D. Maffei

June 11, 2018

Eleanor D. Maffei, 90, of New Hope, PA died peacefully on June 11, 2018 at her home with family by her side. Born in Sharon, PA, she was a graduate of Farrell High School and Sharon General School of Nursing in Western PA. She was a Registered Nurse who honorably served as a Polio Warrior in Buffalo, NY during the polio epidemic. She worked for many years in hospitals and later, when her...
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Florence K. Kappes

July 12, 1915 - June 10, 2018

Kappes, Florence K., 102, of Galloway Twp passed away peacefully on June 10, 2018. Florence was born in Atlantic City on July 12, 1915 to Edna (Barnes) and William Kappes Sr. After graduating from Atlantic City High School in 1933 she worked in South Jersey until 1943 when she moved to New York City. There she went to work for Smith Barney & Co, The National Foreign Trade Council and The New York...
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Carmela (nee Florentino) Turri

March 13, 1928 - June 10, 2018

Carmela Turri (nee Fiorentino) of Norristown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the age of 90 on June 10, 2018. Born in Montella, Italy on March 13, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Felicella (nee Della Buono) and Gaetano Fiorentino. Carmela shared 46 years of marriage with her beloved husband Olivo, before his passing in 2003. She was a creator of all things beautiful and...
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Alexander C. Patson

June 10, 2018

Alexander C. Patson, 87, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest on Sunday June 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Royersford, PA he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Pasiotes) Patson. He was the loving devoted husband of Mary (Valerio) Patson. Alexander bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy as a fire fighter during the Korean War on the destroyer Everett F. Larson...
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Dolores M. Marrone

June 10, 2018

Dolores M. Marrone, of Washington Crossing and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Sunday, June 10, 2018. She was 86 years old. Dolores was born on March 16, 1932 to the late Anthony La Maina and Mary La Maina (nee Caruso) in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late Michael R. Marrone who passed away in 2007. Dolores was a graduate of Little Flower High School and...
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Charlotte M. Rodgers

June 10, 2018

Charlotte M. Rodgers, 34, of Bensalem, PA died on June 10, 2018 at Jefferson Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia. Born in Bristol, PA, Charlotte is a former resident of Lake Mary, FL, California, Texas and New Jersey. Charlotte is a graduate of Lake Mary High School and she enjoyed her children, family, traveling and horses. Charlotte is the daughter of the late Michael Buch and sister of the...
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Maria C. Guzman

October 5, 1931 - June 9, 2018

Maria C. Guzman With our deepest sympathy, we are acknowledging the passing of our beloved Maria Clotilde Angulo Guzman, who resided in the Philadelphia, PA area. Maria recently departed on June 9, 2018 at the tender age of 86 due to health related complications. Maria was born on October 5, 1931 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to proud parents Mr. Apolinar Angulo and Mrs. Concepcion Figueroa. ...
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Amelia "Millie" Klicka

April 24, 1925 - June 9, 2018

Amelia "Millie" Klicka, 93, of 1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA passed away Saturday at her residence. She was born in Doylestown, PA on April 24, 1925, the daughter of the late Stephen and Marie Randa. She was the wife of the late Vincent J. Klicka Sr. who predeceased her in September 1978. Second husband Augustine Klicka preceded her in September 1999. She was a loving devoted wife,...
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Patrick B. Duffy

June 9, 2018

Patrick B. Duffy of Bensalem, PA passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at the age of 37. Born in Philadelphia, Patrick enjoyed fishing and playing ice hockey. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jillian (nee Barr), his dog, Diesel, and his loving parents, Patrick J. and Kathleen H. (nee Fields) Duffy. He is also survived by his sister, Kathleen Daidone, her husband, Daniel, and their...
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Jane G. (Gane) Sutton

June 9, 2018

Jane G. (Gane) Sutton of Levittown, PA passed away Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at the age of 91. Born in Bryn Mawr, PA to the late Harry and Anna Gane, Jane was a computer programmer for the original Pennsylvania Rail Road. She was also a faithful member of the former Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Levittown. Preceded in death by her 9 siblings, Jane is survived by her loving daughters,...
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Edward Marvel Lewis

June 9, 2018

Edward Marvel Lewis passed away on June 9, 2018 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Bernadette M. Lewis (nee Egan); loving father of Edward Lewis (Tracy), Bethann Hocine (Kamel) and Patrick Lewis; cherished grandfather of Riley, Ryan, Sarah, Yasmine, Meriem, Amira and Shaelynn; brother of Dorothy Lewis. Edward retired from the Philadelphia Police Department after 21 years of service. ...
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Frederick Christian "Chris" Rehfuss

June 9, 2018

Rehfuss Frederick Christian "Chris", on June 9,2018, age 57. Devoted son of the late John J. and Dolores M. Rehfuss, friend of Debbie Slobodian, loving father of Genevieve C. "GiGi" Rehfuss, dear brother of; John (Carole), Robert, Mary, Dolly, Michael(Linda) and the late Joseph. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to Fred's Life Celebration Tuesday 6-8pm at...
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Donald E. Yocum

June 8, 2018

Longtime Buckingham resident Donald E. Yocum passed away June 8, 2018 at the age of 86. The Korean War veteran and Bristol High School graduate retired from JDM Materials and previously worked for Sylvan Pools. Donald also co-owned the former Vito's Restaurant in Beach Haven, NJ. An avid car enthusiast, he raced at area drag strips in the 1950s and 1960s and once held the NHRA record in "L"...
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Carmella D. Taibi

June 8, 2018

Carmella D. Taibi (née Tornetta) passed away peacefully with her family by her side at her home in King of Prussia on June 8, 2018 at age 84. Born in Norristown on February 2, 1934, Carmella was the daughter of Elvira (DiBonaventura) and Anthony Tonetta. Upon graduating Norristown High School, Carmella went on to marry the love of her life John Mancini and they shared 20 years together until...
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Michael J. Nowik

June 7, 2018

Michael J. Nowik of Levittown, PA passed away Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at the age of 38. He enjoyed many hobbies such as fishing, cooking, and horse races. Michael is survived by his loving parents, John and Jayne (nee Albright) Nowik, and his faithful companion, his dog, Faith. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Bill (Genevieve) Rose, Rita (Joe) Ziemak, Pam (Brandon) Saffel, and Jeff...
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Catherine (nee Moconi) Gallagher

June 7, 2018

Catherine Gallagher (nee Moconi) of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 7, 2018. She was 81 years old. Born November 26, 1936 in Ayrshire, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Catherine (nee Quinn) Moconi and the beloved wife of the late Bernard F. Gallagher. Lovingly referred to as Rena, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, whether it be...
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Steffan (Steve) Neil Gable

June 7, 2018

Steffan (Steve) Neil Gable of Morrisville, PA, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018. He was 75. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend, Steve embraced life to its fullest with vigor and energy that amazed everyone who knew him. He was generous and loving, a wise and kind mentor to so many. Steve is survived by Barbara Gronsky, his loving wife; his children, Laurie...
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Barbara E. (nee Walker) LaRue

June 25, 1941 - June 6, 2018

Barbara E. LaRue (nee Walker), of Willow Grove, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. She was 76 years old. "Barb", as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on June 25, 1941 to the late Thomas W. Walker, II. and Sarah J. (nee Stewart) Walker in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Philip R. LaRue, Sr. who passed away in 2002. Barb...
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William J. Roche

June 6, 2018

William J. Roche, IV of Philadelphia, PA passed away Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, at the age of 67. A proud Marine Veteran, Bill is survived by his wife Jane (nee Logue), his children, Becky (Chris) and Matt, and his grandchildren, Tyler, Mason, and Mackenzie. He is also survived by his sister, Marie (Craig) Stuart, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to Bill's Life...
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Ronald J. Irwin

June 6, 2018

Ronald J. Irwin, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Paul's Run Retirement Community. He was 74 years old. "Ron", as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on October 1, 1943 in Toronto, Ontario Canada to the late Robert G. Irwin and the late Elizabeth Dunn (nee Meyers). He was the husband to the late Theresa E. Irwin (nee Hiller) who passed...
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Edward John Zanine, Esq.

July 12, 1968 - June 6, 2018

Edward John Zanine, Esq., passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 49 years old. "Ed" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was born on July 12, 1968 to Joseph and Eileen (nee Dooley) Zanine in Abington, PA. He was the husband to Holly M. (nee Culver) Zanine and together they shared 22 years of marriage. Ed attended and graduated in 1986 from...
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Garnell "Buddy" House, Jr.

June 6, 2018

Garnell "Buddy" House Jr., 59, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Wednesday June 6, 2018. Buddy was born in Baltimore Maryland to Jannie L. (nee Taylor) and the late Garnell House Sr. Buddy is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a degree in communications. He was formerly employed by WMGM TV 40. The last 30 plus years he was employed at the Trump...
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Carl J. Durr

July 5, 1931 - June 5, 2018

Carl J. Durr of Forest Grove completed his 86 year journey on June 5,2018 with the loving care at Pickering Manor, Newtown. Carl was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on July 5,1931,the son of the late John C.Durr and Florence Durr (nee Miller). Carl was born with undeveloped hip sockets and spent most of his childhood in and out of Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia. With the expertise of the doctors he...
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Margaret Catherine Higgins

June 5, 2018

Margaret Catherine Higgins, age 26, of Willow Grove, PA Suddenly on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at her father's home. Beloved daughter of Michael Higgins and Kimberly (nee Glemser)Higgins. Loving sister of Rebecca Higgins and Patricia Higgins. Aunt Maggie to Patricia's son, Jack Foley. She is survived by her Aunts: Natalie Spiegle (Wayne), Adele Higgins (Niles), Liese Summersgill, Bette Bleicher (Paris...
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Albert M. Johnson

June 5, 2018

Albert M. Johnson of Levittown passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at home surrounded by family. He was 81 years old. Albert was a graduate of Bristol High School, Class of 1954. He was a crypto operator in the United States Air Force years 1955-1958, was an employee of the James River Corp for many years and still an active employee of Princeton University when he passed. He will be sadly...
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Margaret Catherine Higgins

June 5, 2018

Age 26, of Willow Grove, PA Suddenly on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at her father's home. Beloved daughter of Michael Higgins and Kimberly (nee Glemser)Higgins. Loving sister of Rebecca Higgins and Patricia Higgins. Aunt Maggie to Patricia's son, Jack Foley. She is survived by her Aunts: Natalie Spiegle (Wayne), Adele Higgins (Niles), Liese Summersgill, Bette Bleicher (Paris); Uncles: James Higgins ...
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Scott D. Weisser

June 5, 2018

Scott D. Weisser of Langhorne passed away Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, at the age of 52. Co-owner of Weisser Homes, Inc., Scott was a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Licensing for Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers, and Salespersons. He was also a former member of the Kensington String Band and current member of both the Joseph Ferko String Band and the Masonic Lodge #427 in Newtown, PA. ...
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Melvin H. Lewis

June 5, 2018

Melvin H. Lewis, age 70 of Abington, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife Carmela Lewis (nee Catanese), his two son's; James and Stephen Lewis, two daughter's-in-law; Delia Raab-Snyder and Paige Lewis and two granddaughters; Esme & Faye Elizabeth Lewis. Family and friends are invited to Mel's Life Celebration Monday June 11,2018 10:30-11:30am. His...
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Frank S. Spedding

June 5, 2018

Frank S. Spedding, 86, of Langhorne, PA, died on June 5, 2018 at Crestview Nursing Home, Langhorne, PA. He was born in Clifford, PA on December 10, 1931, the son of the late John Wesley Spedding and Madolyn Frances Scutt Spedding. Frank grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and was a long time resident of Langhorne. Frank was a senior airline pilot with TWA, having worked his way up from...
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Sean Connors

June 4, 2018

Sean Connors passed away on June 4, 2018. He was the beloved son of the late John and Kathleen Connors, loving brother of the late Christopher and Michael. Sean is survived by his grandparents Catherine (Kay) & John Coll, his aunts and uncles: John & Joseph Breen, Tom & Laura Connors, Kathy (Connors) & Joseph Abel, Michael & Kristin McCusker, Francis & Donna McCusker; Mary Coll, Linda Valenti ...
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James L. "Jim" Cannon

June 4, 2018

James L. "Jim" Cannon, of Ann's Choice, Hatboro, and Olney, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 94. Jim is survived by his beloved wife Alfreda (nee Gonzoph); his caring children Lorraine, James (Patricia), Kevin (Sharon); 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Jim served his country in WWII in Italy and Germany until 1945. He served his city for 24 years as a Philadelphia Police...
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John H. Geist

June 4, 2018

GEIST – John H. on Monday June 4, 2018, age 73. Beloved husband for 48 years to Margaret Mary (nee McTear) "Markie". Loving father of Geralynn Dionisio (Ron), Bridget Moss (Tony), Jaclynn Lukach (Eric) & Jonathan Geist (Michelle). Devoted grandfather of Alyssa, Gavin, Maggie, Riley, Macca, Camryn, Landon, and Ben. Family, friends and members of Philadelphia Firefighters Local #22...
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James F. Marchione

June 3, 2018

MARCHIONE JAMES F., On June 3rd, 2018, James F. Marchione passed away peacefully at the age of 95. He was born and raised in the Tacony section of Philadelphia and resided in Elkins Park for the last 25 years. He is survived by his loving son, Michael, his daughter-in-law, Karen, and his granddaughter, Madeline, who he fondly referred to as "The School Teacher". Immediately after the attack...
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Ryan Michael Sanchez

June 3, 2018

SANCHEZ Ryan Michael suddenly at age 8 on June 3, 2018. Loving son of Erik M. Sanchez and Lania E. Rosario. Brother of Ricardo Vargas, Eric Cacho, Erik Sanchez, and Izabella Sanchez. "Nami" to Nancy Sanchez Figueroa and Grandson of Antonia Rosa. Great Grandson of Maria Sanchez. Godson of Alex Rodriguez and Milly Yacovone. Nephew to Jason Sanchez, Alex Sanchez Marengo, Alberto Buster, Jr.,...
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Mary Ann (nee Nau) Potalivo

June 3, 2018

Mary Ann Potalivo (Nau) passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the age of 54. Mary Ann will be deeply missed by her loving husband Keith, her devoted daughter Gabriella, brother David Christian (Peggy), sister Dorothea Swain (late Stan), brother Daniel Christian (Lee Ann), sister Gloria Kasperitas (Carl), her mother-in-law Lois Potalivo, brothers-in-law Vince Potalivo (Pat), Chuck Potalivo ...
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Francis J. "Frank" Urban

June 3, 2018

Francis J. "Frank" Urban passed away on June 3, 2018 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Christina M. (nee Melograno); loving father of Frank Urban. Also survived by his brother, Robert Urban (Mitzie). Relatives and friends are invited to Frank's Life Celebration Friday, June 8th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and followed by his Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m., at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975...
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Albert M. Schmidt

June 2, 2018

Schmidt – Albert M. age 92, on Sat. June 2, 2018 of Rockledge. Beloved Husband for 64 years to Thelma M. (nee Kinkaid). Loving father of Kathleen S. Mears (Spencer), Karen L. Showmaker (Thomas), and Kurt M. Schmidt (Mary Lou). Devoted grandfather of 9, and great grandfather of 8. Family & friends are invited to Albert's life celebration Friday between 9:30 & 11:15AM and to participate in...
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Rita Rose Panetta

February 24, 1943 - June 1, 2018

Rita Rose Panetta of Jeffersonville passed away peacefully on June 1, 2018 at age 75. Born in Norristown on February 24, 1943, Rita was the daughter of Frances (Paniciocchi) and Marino Panetta. Rita was the sister of Jimmy Panetta, Herbie Panetta, Julio Panetta, Tony Panetta, Annie Nicoline, and Valentino Panetta, all of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. ...
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Brian Eric Anderson

June 1, 2018

Brian Eric Anderson, 42, passed away on June 1, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Brian was selfless and loyal, with an uplifting spirit and an infectious smile. He loved his family and friends unconditionally. He found the good in everyone and never spoke ill of anyone. You could always count on Brian to brighten your day. Brian is survived by his daughters Natalie and Isabella, his...
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Rosalie "Lee" Elaine (nee Kabetske) Donoher

April 15, 1941 - June 1, 2018

Rosalie "Lee" Elaine (Kabetske) Donoher passed away June 1st 2018 at home with her family around her. Born in California on April 15, 1941 she loved the sunshine and nature. Every home she created was decorated beautifully inside and out. We all had a favorite meal that genuinely will be missed. Her gardens of flowers were her favorite hobby. She was hilarious and we all have memories of...
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Marie (nee Narducci) Corey

July 14, 1922 - May 31, 2018

Marie Corry (nee Narducci) of Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 31, 2018. She was 95 years old. Born July 14, 1922 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Susan (nee Gambone) Narducci, and the beloved wife of the late Henry F. Corry. Marie was a graduate of Chestnut Hill College and passed a legacy of education on to her children and...
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Joan A. (nee Alessi) Zalewski

May 31, 2018

Joan A. (nee Alessi) Zalewski of Langhorne passed away Thursday, May 31st, at the age of 70. Born in Camden, NJ to the late William and Elizabeth Alessi, Joan worked as a secretary for Heinz for several years. She is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Steven Zalewski, her daughters Bethany (Damian) Gaspari and Jennifer (Ronald) Schultz, and 4 grandchildren. Family and friends are...
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Ron De Camp

May 31, 2018

Ron De Camp Sr., 83, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family on May 31, 2018. Ron met his wife, Jackie, while they were working as ballroom dancers in the ballrooms of Atlantic City in the late 1950s. Soon after starting a family, Ron and his father became partners in Mainland Marine Basin, a full-service marina on the Margate Boulevard. After running the marina for...
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Edmund C. "Ted" Helveston

May 31, 2018

Edmund C. Helveston "Ted", of Eagleville, passed away on May 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 77. Ted is preceded in death by his parents Edmund Sr. and Elisabeth (nee Rees). He is survived by his beloved wife Sue (nee Heard); his caring children Dana Gardner (Jason) and Chuck Helveston (Karen); his grandchildren Gavin, Dylan, Matthew, and David; and his sisters Betsy...
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Janet F. (nee Keller) Shafransky

May 30, 2018

Janet F. Shafransky, (nee Keller) of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 with her daughter by her side at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She was 77 years old. "Jan" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on February 26, 1941 in Lightstreet, PA to the late Harold L. Keller who passed away in 1978 and the late Josephine F. ...
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Audrey B. (nee Cougle) Gelbart

May 29, 2018

Audrey B. Gelbart (nee Cougle) passed away on May 29, 2018, at age 69, surrounded by her family. Audrey is survived by her beloved husband Harvey of 28 years, her loving children, Carolyn Sippel (David) and Christie Gouger (Buddy), and Charles Halpine Jr. (Rosie) and six dear grandchildren; Cole, Callie, Brennan, Cayden, Cody and Austin. Also surviving are her siblings Leroy Cougle (Sue), Joanne...
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Jonathan McQueen Coull

May 29, 2018

Jonathan McQueen Coull of Norristown passed away on May 29, 2018 at age 47. Private services will be held on Sunday, June 10 at Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church. Services are entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Life Celebration Home of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.
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Mildred B. Sparks

May 29, 2018

Mildred B. ( Millie ) Sparks, 93, died peacefully in her sleep on May 29 after a short illness in her residence at Brookdale Northampton. The wife of Donald I. Sparks who pre-deceased her, she was the mother of Donald L. of New Hope PA, Robert I. of Newtown, and James E. ( deceased ) of Marblehead MA. She was employed for many years as bookkeeper/secretary for Newtown Friends School. A...
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David Augustine Piccari

December 22, 1942 - May 29, 2018

David Augustine Piccari, 75, of Yardley Borough, passed away on May 29, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA. David was born in Philadelphia to David E. Piccari and Margaret Damiano on December 22, 1942. He went to school at Northeast High School. He married Carol Fusco on June 12, 1976 in Cherry Hill, NJ. He owned and operated his own exterminating business, Astro exterminating, for 51 years. He was a...
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Regina A. "Jean" Havelin

May 29, 2018

Havelin Regina A. "Jean", on May 29, 2018, age 88. Loving mother of Mary L. Gettis (Robert B.) and the late Joseph E. Havelin (his surviving spouse Kelly) Dear sister of; Rita Herrmann, Edward Downing and 6 deceased siblings, cherished grandmother of five, great grandmother of 3, aunt to many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to Jean's Life Celebration Sat. June 2 after...
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John B. Schnur

May 29, 2018

John B. Schnur, 48 of Bensalem passed away on May 29, 2018. Loving father of Christina Schnur and the late John P. Schnur. Doting grandfather of Riley Jade Schnur. Dear son of Beatrice Gilliams Schnur and the late Robert Schnur. Brother of Kathy DeMar, Paul Schnur, Steven Schnur, Ed Schnur. Also survived by his girlfriend Karen Cook and numerous nieces and nephews. John enjoyed spending time...
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Maryann (nee Kulik) Tomes

May 28, 2018

Maryann Tomes (nee Kulik), of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on May 28, 2018 at the age of 75 surrounded by her loving family. Maryann is predeceased by her husband Eugene; her parents John and Regina (nee Zabinski); and her brother John (Ginger). Maryann is survived by her children Anita Arhotakis (Themis), Tricia Schimpf (John), Janine DeAngelis (Ed), and Amy Richardson; her grandchildren...
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Eleanor E. Shire

May 28, 2018

SHIRE Eleanor E., on May 28th at the age of 93. Loving mother of Ellen(Garrett), Ginny, Patty (Stan) , Tom (Karen), Nancy, Jay (Carol), Jeanie(Jon), Debbie (Bill), Dennis(Diane). Beloved Grandmom to Gina (Keith), Dennis (Jenn), Angela, Michael, Ronnie(Sean), Matt (Carol), Kate(Nik), Kim (Tom), Greg (Cristina), Becca (Kyle), Alison (Chris), Patrick, Andrew, Kyle, Morgan, Kristin, Kellie, Megan...
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Shirley Anclien Mershon

May 27, 2018

Shirley Anclien Mershon, of Newtown, formerly of Yardley, Pa, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2018 at the age of 91. Shirley grew up in Trenton, NJ and graduated from Hamilton High School in 1945. Shirley was a long time member of Morrisville Presbyterian Church, and a former member of Pearson Memorial Methodist church in Trenton, NJ. She enjoyed spending time with her family, her...
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Eugene Sherwin

May 26, 2018

Eugene Sherwin of Levittown, PA, passed away Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at the age of 92. A proud Marine and Navy Veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, Eugene was a self made man from meager beginnings. He was an original Levittown home owner and worked for Verizon for 43 years. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marian (nee Lose), Eugene is survived by his children Gary Sherwin...
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Cloe C. (nee Birkenhauer) Synol

May 26, 2018

Cloe C. Synol (nee Birkenhauer) passed away on May 26, 2018 at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Joseph R. Synol, Jr.; loving mother of Beverly Masciantonio (Nick), Mary Simone (John), Paul Gissinger (Carol), Cloe O'Grady (Kevin), Joseph Gissinger (Rita), Carol Synol (Joe) and step-mother of Ralph Prince (Teresa); also survived by her 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Relatives and...
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Melvin T. (Mel) Cook

April 18, 1937 - May 25, 2018

Melvin T. (Mel) Cook, age 81, of New Hope, PA, Havertown, PA, and Hopewell Twp., PA died peacefully on May 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at St. Mary's Medical Center in Langhorne, PA under the loving care of Chandler Hall Hospice. Mel was born April 18, 1937 in Hopewell Twp., Aliquippa, PA. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Claire (Billy) and Father Frank (Jickles) Cook. He is...
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Robert J. Leen

May 25, 2018

Robert J. Leen, of Langhorne, PA, passed away on May 25, 2018 at Attleboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Robert was born in Grand Marais, MN, the son of (the late) Julian and Mabel Leen. He was the owner of the Minuteman Press in East Haven, CT from 1985-2002. After which time he retired and moved to be closer to his daughter in Bucks County, PA. He enjoyed reading, antique cars and...
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Alberto Segundo De Los Reyes

May 25, 2018

De Los Reyes Alberto Segundo, on May 25, 2018. Former husband of Nancy, loving father of Francisco Jose (Alena) and Andres Alberto De Los Reyes, dear brother of Shirley , Carmen and William De Los Reyes, cherished grandfather of Isabella Florence and Olivia Morgan De Los Reyes. Family and friends are invited to Alberto's Life Celebration Sunday June 3, 2018 after 1pm from Geitner/Givnish of...
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John T. McAndress

May 25, 2018

John T. McAndress passed away on May 25, 2018 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Fran (nee Smith); loving father of Michael (Lynda), Donna DeSumma (Barry), Ken (Mary Anne) and Teresa Atwell (Kevin); cherished grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 6; dear brother of Dolores Swope (the late Bob), James McAndress (Betty) and brother-in-law of Ronald Laessig. He was preceded in death by...
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Lorraine Goodnoe Gardner

May 25, 2018

E. Lorraine Goodnoe Gardner was born to Lorenzo and Ester L. Smith on June 20, 1921 in Altoona, PA. She left this life to be with her Lord on May 25, 2018. She married Raymond W. Goodnoe Sr. after meeting on a blind date in Trenton, NJ. After waiting 5 years for Ray to return from the Army, they were married in 1946. Together they took over his family's dairy farm in Newtown, PA. and in 1955...
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Rita G. Martin

May 25, 2018

Rita G. Martin (nee Griffin), of Cheltenham, passed away on May 25, 2018 at the age of 93. Rita is predeceased by her husband Robert and brother Kevin. She is survived by her children Robin Henderson (Doug), Christine King, John Martin (Sara); her brother Jim; her grandchildren Teelin (Lisa), Claire, Paige, Hunter (Kim), Maris, Alexis, Andrew, Connor, and Bailey; and great grandchildren Oliver...
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Evelyn Louise Pachuta

May 24, 2018

Evelyn Louise Pachuta, of Warminster, formerly of Jenkintown, PA, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2018, at the age of 96. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Sadye Rentschler, dear sister of Jeanne Saurman (Richard), loving wife of 62 years of the late Andrew Pachuta and devoted mother of Ann Newman (Jerome G.) Susan Pachuta (Jim), John Pachuta (Laurel) and Kathryn Hinkle (late Jerry)...
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James Charles "Jimmy" Gumpper

May 23, 2018

James Charles "Jimmy" Gumpper passed away, suddenly, on May 23, 2018 at the age of 54. Loving father of Samantha, Abigail, Emily and Katherine Gumpper; beloved son of Carol and James G. Gumpper, Jr.; dear brother of Karen Crawford (Bob) and Michael Gumpper (Paula). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and his dog, Fritz. Jimmy was employed by P.G.W. for over 20 years. Relatives and friends...
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Grace M. (nee Matozzo) Stauffer

October 23, 1932 - May 22, 2018

Grace M. Stauffer (nee Matozzo) formerly of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday May 22, 2018. She was 85 years old. Born October 23, 1932 in Port Kennedy, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Mary (Stagliano) Matozzo and the beloved wife of the late Richard F. Stauffer with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Grace had been a resident of the Peter...
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Anna Mary Beans

September 5, 1926 - May 21, 2018

Anna Mary Beans. The oldest daughter of Michael and Anna Myatovich, whe was born Sept 5, 1926 in Trenton, NJ. She lived a full and rewarding life of 92 years. She died in her home with her family in Garner, NC, May 21, 2018. She was a devoted Christian, a loving wife & mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an accomplished executive secretary working in many fields of business....
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Michelle (nee Laskowski) Frisenda

January 28, 1972 - May 21, 2018

Michelle Frisenda (nee Laskowski) passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on May 21, 2018. Born on January 28, 1972, Michelle was the beloved daughter of Mary Laskowski (Ken Holak) and Ted Laskowski (Terri), cherished mother to Allison and Kristen Jablonski, dear sister to Tina Ronafalvy (John), aunt to Michael and Angelina and friend to many. Her smile and laugh...
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Colleen M. Dougherty

May 20, 2018

Colleen M. Dougherty, 49 of Philadelphia passed away on May 20, 2018. Loving wife of Shawn P. Hoey. Dear daughter of Carol A. (McNicholas) and the late David J. Dougherty. Also survived by her special daughters Erin Rose Hoey and Breanna Ashley Hoey. Her sisters Carol Gibson (William), Mary MacDonald (Dave) and Anne Ferraro (Guy) and numerous nieces and nephews. Colleen enjoyed spending time...
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Walter C. Mourey

May 20, 2018

Walter C. Mourey of Morrisville, PA passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 20th, at the age of 23. Preceded in death by his mother, Brenda (nee McLaughlin) Mourey, Walter is survived by his father, Jeffrey Mourey (Doris McLaughlin), his brother, Eric, and sister, Amanda. Walter is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Family and friends are invited to Walter's Life Celebration on...
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Jennifer Nichole Panetta-Maszlanka

May 20, 2018

Panetta-Maszlanka, Jennifer Nichole of Philadelphia went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2018. She was 45 years old. Beloved mother of Zachary, Alexandria and Anthony. Loving daughter of Vincent and Donna Panetta and Fran Verna(Diana). Sister of Míchele Monaghan, James Panetta and Dana Pipe (David). Relatives and friends are invited to share in Jennifer's Life Celebration Wednesday...
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Anne L. (nee Mariani) Guardino

March 17, 1927 - May 20, 2018

Anne L.Guardino, nee Mariani, a lifelong resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018 at age 91, with her loving family by her side. Born March 17, 1927 in Norristown, Anne was the daughter of Emilia (Cippolini) and Giulio Mariani. She was the beloved wife of Stephen W. Guardino, Sr., who passed away in 2013. Anne worked for Holy Saviour Rectory for many years before...
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James W. Scott

May 19, 2018

James W. Scott, formerly of Lower Gwynedd, died on May 19, 2018 after a brief illness. He was 83. Born in Philadelphia, he attended Germantown Academy, where he was president of his senior class, graduating in 1952. He attended Lehigh University, where he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity, graduating in 1956. A proud veteran, Mr. Scott, spent two years in the United States Navy as a...
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Bryce Louis Mongillo

May 19, 2018

Bryce Louis Mongillo of Newtown, PA passed away peacefully in the arms of his parents Michelle Baker and Paul Mongillo on May 19th, 2018. He was surrounded by family who loved him. Bryce and his identical twin Lucca were born in Philadelphia on April 27th 2017. Bryce was a warrior from the beginning. He was born 2 months premature and battled two terrible disease called pulmonary vein...
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Stephen P. Suzuki

May 18, 2018

Stephen P. Suzuki, 40 of Willow Grove passed away on May 18, 2018. Loving son of Dawn R. Boyle Suzuki and Robert A. Suzuki. Dear brother of Jason C. Suzuki. Also survived by his grandparents Cornelius Boyle, Jr. and Arlene Becker Boyle. Aunt Leslie Wilder (Jack), Uncles Michael and Richard Suzuki. Nieces Gianna and Taylor. His godmother Susan Daino, and cousin Ayla Wilder. Stephen was an avid...
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Larry Wilson

May 18, 2018

Larry Wilson, of Solebury, PA, passed away on May 18, 2018 at Hunterdon County Medical Center. He was 70 years old. Larry was a retired elementary school teacher, having taught at Robert Hunter Elementary School in Flemington, NJ. He was the son of John & Helen (nee Fecskovics) Wilson. He is survived by his spouse. Family and friends are invited to Larry's Life Celebration, Thursday, May...
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Lydia Nuskey

June 7, 1920 - May 16, 2018

Lydia Nuskey from Trevose, PA, left this world to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 16, 2018. She had spent her last day surrounded by family and friends who loved her and comforted her. She was born Martha Lydia Williams in Nantyglo Wales, June 7, 1920. Lydia was married to Ernest Nuskey until he passed away in 2005. This year would have been their 60th wedding anniversary. She...
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Donna W. Bauer

May 16, 2018

Donna W. Bauer, a resident of Pineville, PA, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at home with her husband by her side. She was 73. She was the beloved wife of 34 years to David R. Pavlock. Born on March 7, 1945, Donna lived most of her life in Williamsport, PA. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Esther W. (Shotts) Guthrie. She is survived by her three children, K. Philipp...
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James P. Mackleer

May 16, 2018

James P. Mackleer, 66, of Brigantine, NJ passed away unexpectedly of a coronary event on May 16, 2018. Born and raised in Abington, PA he was the son of the late James and Betty Pennington Mackleer. He graduated from Abington High School, class of 1970 and attended Wesley College in Delaware. He was a member of Operating Engineers 825. Jim was an extraordinary husband, father, son, brother,...
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John H. Charlton

May 15, 2018

After a day spent mowing his lawn and tending his garden, John H. Charlton fell asleep on May 15, 2018 in Brigantine New Jersey and woke up in heaven. It is hard to imagine him at rest. He never seemed to sit still. Born on June 4, 1926, he was raised on Lindenwald Farm in Pennsylvania, where he developed his passion for gardening, helping to tend truck patches of vegetables and beds of...
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Charles "Bud" W. Anderson, Jr.

May 15, 2018

Charles W. Anderson, Jr. "Bud" 87 of Langhorne passed away peacefully at home on May 15, 2018. Dear brother of George F. Anderson and Robert M. Anderson, Sr. Uncle of Alice Mulhern (Dan), Lynn Finnigan (William), George Anderson (Kimberlee) and Robert M. Anderson Jr. Also survived by 2 great nephews Daniel and Nicholas. Bud was a proud US Air Force WWII Veteran and was an active member of the...
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Janet L. Sardaro

January 23, 1933 - May 14, 2018

Janet L. Sardaro passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. She was born to the late Robert and Georgia Wimmer on January 23, 1933. Beloved wife to Frank P. Sardaro, dear mother to Kirk Sardaro, Mark Sardaro, loving grandmother to Jessica Sardaro, Lacy Sardaro, Jennifer Jerusik, Christopher Sardaro and friend to many. Janet along with being a loving wife and mother was a successful and an...
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Justin B. Cole

May 14, 2018

Justin B. Cole, 41, of Bensalem, PA died on May 14, 2018 in Philadelphia. Born in Manchester, NH, he is a graduate of Bensalem High School. Justin is an avid sports fan of Baseball and Basketball. His favorite teams were the Boston Red Socks, the Phila. 76ers, and Boston Celtics. Justin enjoyed statistics and science. Justin is survived by his parents, his sister Meredith Cole and his...
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William A. "Art" Thompson

May 14, 2018

William A. Thompson "Art", 100 of Langhorne passed away on May 14, 2018. Husband of the late Gladys C. Johnson-Thompson. Father of the late Ada D Thompson-McClendon. Art was born and raised in Langhorne, PA. He was educated at the Cherry Street School. For the last 20 years he has lived in Levittown. Art retired from the Neshaminy School District and Langhorne Borough. He served in The US Navy...
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