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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Patricia A. (nee Hysore) Griffith

August 19, 1937 - June 20, 2017

Patricia A. Griffith (nee Hysore) passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior and rejoined her beloved husband on June 20, 2017. She was surround by her loving family. Born August 19, 1937 to the late June Hysore (nee Shulenberger) she was step-daughter to the late Milton Hysore. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Raymond R. Griffith Sr. Loving mother to Jo Ann...
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Helen J. (nee Martorelli) Gross

June 19, 2017

Helen J. (Martorelli) Gross, 72, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Abington Hospice of Warminster with her son by her side. She was the daughter of the late Angelo and Helen (Monaco) Martorelli. Helen was happily retired and enjoyed spending time in her pool as well as with family and friends. Helen is survived by her son Robert Gross (Kris Gilchrist) of...
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Kathy Jean Lingo

June 18, 2017

Lingo, Kathy Jean, age 55 on June 18, 2017. Loving Daughter of the late Catherine and Howard Lingo. Kathy is survived by her siblings Carol Anne Lingo, Rodney James Lingo (Nadine), Kenneth Howard Lingo (Joanne), and Debbie Fallen-Mc Andrew (Jack). She also is survived by 7 nieces and nephews, Jason Lingo, Scott Lingo, Jessica Byrne (nee' Fallen), Dawn Nemeth (nee' Lingo), Crystal Murdock ...
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Frederick W. Crown, Jr.

June 18, 2017

Frederick W Crown Jr. passed away at the age of 70 on June 18, 2017. Fred was born in Philadelphia on April 8, 1947 to Frederick and Catharine Crown. He was a graduate of St. Leo School and Fr. Judge High School. He served in the Army Reserves and through the years pursued several professions, most recently as a computer consultant in software systems. He had a great curiosity about many...
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LeRoy B. Jones

September 17, 1933 - June 17, 2017

LeRoy B. Jones Sunrise: September 17, 1933 Sunset: June 17, 2017 LeRoy was a retired Philadelphia Mounted Police Officer, ARMY veteran of the Korean War, and loving family man. LeRoy was the first African American to retire as a member of the Mounted Division of the Philadelphia Police Department; where he received at least 6 citations for...
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Donald C. McCarty

June 17, 2017

Donald C. McCarty, 71, of Brigantine, NJ entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Harner) McCarty. He was the loving husband of Karen Alice (Davis) McCarty whom he spent 51 wonderful years of marriage with. Donald was a truck driver for most of his life working for Edgcomb Metals in...
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Mary Ann Greve

December 23, 1940 - June 17, 2017

Mary Ann Greve, formerly of East Norriton, PA, recently residing at Elm Terrace Gardens, Lansdale PA, peacefully passed away on June 17, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Robert W. (Bob) Greve, Sr. She was born on Dec 23, 1940 in Cleveland Ohio, the daughter of the late Paul and Irene (Wilso) Keller. She and Bob would have celebrated 58 years of marriage on August 1, 2017.  She is survived...
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John J. Cush

June 17, 2017

John J. Cush, age 67, of Philadelphia, passed away on June 17, 2017. John was retired from 35 years of service to Fox Chase Cancer Center and was also a proud veteran of the US Navy. He was the beloved husband for 35 years of Kitty Cush (nee Smith) and devoted father of John J. "Jack", Jr., Caitlin, Courtney & Kelly. Dear brother of Joseph E., Kathleen Griffiths, Michael, Joan Marion, Nancy...
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Jose Escriva Hernandez

June 24, 1998 - June 16, 2017

Jose Escriva Hernandez June 24, 1998 - June 16, 2017 Jose Escriva Hernandez, 18, passed away on June 16, 2017 at San Diego, California. Jose ("Jobo" as his family and some close friends would know him) was born on June 24, 1998 in Manila, Philippines to Johnny and Rosario Hernandez. He migrated to the United States with his family on December of 2004. Jose attended Central High School and...
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William C Hobbs

June 16, 2017

William C. Hobbs 1926-2017 William C. Hobbs passed away peacefully early Friday morning June 16, 2017 after a rapid decline in his health. He remained active well into his 91st year when health issues became a problem but was well enough to celebrate his birthday with family. Bill was predeceased by his wife Rose and daughter Carol and is survived by his four children Lynn Wysor...
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Merritt "Pete" A. Miller

June 15, 2017

Merritt "Pete" A. Miller of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017 following a battle with cancer.  Pete was born in Port Kennedy, PA on May 26, 1936, the son of the late Earle and Emma Miller.  He was the loving husband of Irene Miller, father of Frank and Donald Miller, and grandfather of seven children.  Pete was a graduate of Upper Merion High School, class of 1955. Pete...
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Robert J. Piselli

June 15, 2017

Robert J. Piselli, 61 of Boynton Beach, FL passed away on June 15, 2017. Beloved husband of Rosemarie E. Brady. Loving father of Dana M. Hembree (Jason) and Desiree Bonkoski (Keith). Doting grandfather of Ella Grace,Owen, and Ava Rose. Dear brother of Linda M. Pension (Gene). Relatives and friends are invited to Bob's Life Celebration Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 10-11AM at St Anslem Church, 12670...
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Paul Anthony Scarafone,, Jr.

February 27, 1991 - June 15, 2017

Paul Anthony Scarafone, Jr., 26, of Trooper, PA, passed away after a long battle with addiction Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was born on February 27, 1991, in Norristown. Paul was the son of Paul Anthony Scarafone, Sr., and Tim and Jennifer (nee Lenzi) Carfrey. Paul was a 2009 graduate of both Methacton High School and North Montco Technical Institute focusing on Culinary Arts. Upon...
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Juanita E. McNeely Murray

June 14, 2017

Juanita E. McNeely Murray, retired supervisor and manager of the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, PA died in her home on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was 69 years old. Juanita loved her work and was dedicated to providing excellent service to all of her guests. Juanita was born on March 21, 1948 to the late Pauline Walker. McNeely and Rudolph E. McNeely, Sr. in Philadelphia, PA. She was...
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Robert E. Pride

June 14, 2017

PRIDE Robert E., of Philadelphia, on June 14th 2017 at the age of 85. Robert is survived by his loving wife Margaret (nee Sweeney) of 63 years. Robert will also be greatly missed by his six children; Robert Jr. (Denise), Patricia Thieringer (Joe), John (Sandy), Michael (Bobby Ann), Paul (June), and Peter. Robert also leaves behind an impressive legacy in his nine grandchildren; Kevin (Kathleen...
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Mary Monica "Mimi" (nee Murphy) Garber

June 14, 2017

Few live life with as much joy, compassion, and generosity as Mary Monica "Mimi" Garber (nee Murphy). Impossible to encapsulate such an incredible woman, Monica touched countless lives in profound ways whether it was an uplifting smile, a therapeutic ear, or the shirt off her back. She passed in peace, surrounded by family, on Wednesday (June 14, 2017) at the age of 63. Our time with her was too...
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Mary A. McGill, (née Blaney)

June 13, 2017

Mary A. McGill (née Blaney), died peacefully at Frederick Living, surrounded by her family on June 13, 2017. She was 87 years old. Mary is survived by her children, James McGill Jr. and wife, Fé, Mary Ann McGill Muller and husband, John, and Michael McGill and wife, Deborah; her five grandchildren, John Muller and wife, Karen, Mark Muller, Timothy McGill, Hope McGill, and Matthew McGill; her...
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Edith C. "GG" (nee Conyers) Earley

June 13, 2017

Edith C. "GG" (nee Conyers) Earley, on June 13, 2017, age 93. Beloved wife of the late Leo A., Jr., loving mother of Janet Sebastian (Bill), Leo A., III (Debbie), Chuck, Mary Jane Dugan (Jim), Jim (Trina Sauers), and the late Patricia Ann Earley, dear sister of Charles Conyers (Ruth), sister-in-law of Helen Horn and Julia McDevitt, cherished "Grandmom" of 16, "GG" of 13. Edie had been an active...
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Joseph Anthony Verdi

June 13, 2017

Joseph Anthony Verdi of Levittown, PA formerly of Stanhope, NJ passed away at home with his family by his side on Tuesday June 13th at the age of 83. Joseph was born to Philomena (Esposito) and Augustine Verdi on July 28, 1933 in Netcong, NJ. Joseph enlisted in the US Army from 1953-1955 and served with the 1924 22nd EOD SQD in the Korean conflict. He retired from Picatinny Arsenal in June...
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Alice Price Dorsey

June 12, 2017

Alice Price Dorsey of Langhorne, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 12, 2017. She was 92. Born in Trenton, NJ she was the daughter of the late Edgar S. Price, Sr. and Annabelle Vaughn Price. Alice was retired from the Internal Revenue Service. She was a member of the Bethlehem A.M.E. Church, Langhorne, where she was a stewardess, Sunday School Superintendent, a...
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Robert E. Yarnall, Jr. "Bob"

June 12, 2017

Robert E. Yarnall, Jr. "Bob", of Plymouth Meeting, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 surrounded by family. He was 81 years old. Bob was born on June 18, 1935 to the late Robert E. Yarnall, Sr. and Edna Mae (nee Julius) Yarnall in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. He was a 1953 graduate of Roxborough High School where he met and later married his high school sweetheart, Edith E. Yarnall ...
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Kenneth Edward Werner

June 11, 2017

Kenneth Edward Werner, age 95, passed away on June 11, 2017 at his home in Langhorne, Pa. He was predeceased by his brother, David and his sister Lois Werner.   Kenneth was married to the light of his life, Barbara B. Werner, for 64 years, she passed away on Jan. 1, 2008.  Ken attended Drexel University in Philadelphia and graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Ken served in...
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Wilbert McCarty

November 28, 1925 - June 11, 2017

McCarty Wilbert, age 92, of Warrington passed away on June 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Linder). Loving father of Lorraine Bucci (Joe), William R. (Beth), Thomas F. (Debbie), David C., Douglas E. (Jennifer), Roxanne McCarty (David) and Leo E. (Kim). Dear Grandpop of Alyssa R. Edwards (Jason), Lauren, Timothy, Breanna, David, Kevin, Kathryn, Ryan, Daniel McCarty and step-grandchild...
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Marcia Feeney

June 11, 2017

Longtime Bucks County resident Marcia Feeney, 85, died this weekend at Pickering Manor in Newtown. Marcia was born on Long Island, New York and grew up in Brattleboro, Vermont. She attended Emerson College in Boston and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Speech and Drama. Later, she attended Ohio State University where she earned a Master's degree in Speech Pathology. After her graduation...
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Baltazar A. Pinguel

June 10, 2017

Baltazar A. Pinguel passed away on June 10, 2017, at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Rosario (nee Mascarinas); loving father of Vladimir, Nicolai and Friederich. Relatives and friends are invited to Baltazar's Life Celebration Friday, June 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Geitner-Givnish Funeral Home, 6230 N. 5th Street, Phila. and Saturday, June 17th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of...
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Gerald S. "Jerry" Ziegler

June 10, 2017

Gerald S. Ziegler "Jerry", of Norristown, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 67 years old. Jerry was born in Lansdale on August 4, 1949 to the late Russell D. and Mildred R. (nee Seipt) Ziegler. He graduated from Norristown Area High School and served proudly in the U.S. Navy. Jerry was the husband to Marilynn Ziegler (nee Oberholtzer)...
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Jane S. (nee Steinberg) Baldasano

February 15, 1939 - June 10, 2017

Jane S. Baldasano (nee Steinberg), of Eagleville, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 78 years old. Jane was born on February 15, 1939 in Norristown to the late Saul Steinberg, MD. and Louise Steinberg (nee Bumgardner). She was a 1957 graduate of Norristown Area High School and worked as a waitress for the Jefferson House Restaurant and the...
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Denise A. Vargo

May 22, 1961 - June 9, 2017

Denise A. Vargo passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on June 9, 2017 at age 56. Born May 22, 1961 in Norristown, Denise was the daughter of Claire M. Carson and the late Michael M. Vargo. She lived in Norristown with her best friend and husband of more than 30 years, Kevin F. Papiernik. Denise was the loving mother of Brandon M. Gussoni and aunt of Johnathan Vargo. In...
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Philip C. Whitesell

June 8, 2017

Philip C. Whitesell, 59, of Fairless Hills, PA died on June 8, 2017 at his home. Son of the late Clark and Joanne Savidge Whitesell and brother of the late Clark Edmund Whitesell and survived by his sister, Sandra (Mike) Thompson. Private services and interment were held at Newtown Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, Newtown, PA To view...
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Joan Mary (nee Tapper) Morgan

December 5, 1946 - June 8, 2017

Joan Mary Morgan (nee Tapper) of Audubon entered into eternal life on June 8, 2017. Born December 5, 1946 in Philadelphia to the late Charles Joseph and Helen Elizabeth Tapper (nee O'Brien).  Joan is preceded in death by her devoted husband of 45 years Richard William Morgan. Loving mother to Patricia Ann Dirks, Susan Kathryn Mascaro (Michael), Kristy Marie Teel (Andrew), doting grandmother...
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Robert "Bob" Swan

June 8, 2017

Robert "Bob" L. Swan, 73, of Egg Harbor Twp entered into rest on Thursday June 8, 2017 at Fox Chase Cancer Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City he was a resident of Ventnor most of his life. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War receiving the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He is...
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Doris Bell

June 7, 2017

Doris Bell, life-long Philadelphia resident, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin, friend and neighbor passed away in her own home the evening of June 7, 2017 at the age of ninety-six. Doris (Dora) Braverman, arrived September 5, 1920, the youngest of eight children born to New York City transplants, Elizabeth Dworin, seamstress,...
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Patricia Smolczynski, Jr.

June 7, 2017

Smolczynski Patricia Jr., of Philadelphia, passed away on June 7th at the age of 53. She was the daughter of Stephen and Patricia Smolczynski Sr.; Loving mother of Stephen Smolczynski; Proud Mom-Mom of Addison, Stephen Jr, Carter, and Kayla; Sister of Theresa Steingard (Stuart); Aunt and Godmother of Brian Smolczynski. Family and Friends are invited to Patricia's Life Celebration at the...
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Cameron S. "O'Donnell" Mundhenk

June 7, 2017

Cameron S., passed away Wednesday, June 7th. Cameron is survived by his loving parents Steven Mundhenk, Jr. and Christina O'Donnell, his siblings Steven and Sarah Mundhenk, his fraternal grandparents Steven Mundhenk Sr. and Jeannie Levin, and his maternal grandparents Stephen and Lynn O'Donnell. Cameron is also survived by his aunts and uncles Patrick (Tanya), Michael (Alexandria), Jennifer ...
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Natale "Nat" Fazzini

December 24, 1921 - June 7, 2017

Natale "Nat" Fazzini passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 7, 2017 at age 95. Born December 24, 1921 in Norristown, Nat was the son of Ottavia (Gaspare) and Giovanni Fazzini. He was the beloved husband of Joy (DiGiacomo) Fazzini who passed away in 1981. Nat was the loving father of Natalie Fazzini Garner, the late Joyann Fazzini, Alexander Fazzini (Patricia), Andrew...
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Carl W. Brown

March 3, 1933 - June 6, 2017

Carl W. Brown, of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 6, 2017 with his family by his side. Born March 3, 1933 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Wilson and Elsie (nee Godfrey) Brown and the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Friedl) Brown with whom he shared 66 years of marriage . Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing and listening to Gospel music. Most important to him was his...
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Ralph E. Detwiler

July 6, 1931 - June 6, 2017

Ralph E. Detwiler of Eagleville entered into eternal peace on June 6, 2017 at age 85. Born July 6, 1931 in Westlawn, PA, Ralph was the son of Edith (Davies) and Stover Detwiler. He was the former husband of Katherine Detwiler. Ralph was the loving father of Kathleen Coleman, Ralph W. Detwiler, Steven Detwiler, Denise A. Francis, and the late Jeanne Detwiler and Denis A. Detwiler. He was the...
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Lance E. Elias

June 6, 2017

Lance E. Elias of Langhorne, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at St. Mary Medical Center with his wife by his side. He was 54. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late George A. and Lucylle (Nweeia) Elias. Lance was the Assistant Service Manager at Bill Marsh Ford (currently Fred Beans) in Newtown and had just recently started working at Truck Smart in Morrisville. Lance...
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Robert M. (Bob) Landis

June 5, 2017

Robert (Bob) M. Landis, 77, of Philadelphia passed away at his home on June 5, 2017. Beloved husband of 53 years to Rita (Kurylak) Landis, by whom he is survived. Robert also leaves behind three sons Mark (Allison), William (Christy), and Joseph (Amy); as well as eight grandchildren, one great granddaughter, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters. Throughout his life Bob had a passion for cooking....
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Grace D. Schmidt

June 5, 2017

Grace D. Schmidt, of Warminster, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on June 5, 2017. She was 88. Grace cherished spending time with her family, many devoted friends and her beloved cat, Chloe. Her greatest joy was tending her flowers in her garden. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Schmidt, with whom she had shared an extraordinary love with for sixty years. They walked...
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J. Barry Goff, Sr.

June 4, 2017

J. Barry Goff, Sr., 74, of Margate, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday June 4, 2017 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born in Woodbury, NJ he was the son of the late William Spencer and Elizabeth Ashley Goff. He was the devoted husband of Marianne (nee. Froio) Goff whom he married on September 10, 1966. Barry was a 1960 graduate of Atlantic City High School and graduated...
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Frances E. Woltemate

June 4, 2017

Frances E. Woltemate, 70, of Levittown, passed away on June 4, 2017. Frances was the wife of the late Adam A. Woltemate III and is survived by her daughter, Victoria McGoldrick and her husband Frank, and her son, Adam E. Woltemate. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brent, and Carly. Relatives and friends are invited to Frances' Life Celebration on Monday, June 12, from 3...
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Dorothy A. "Dot" (nee Hodge) Hewitt

June 4, 2017

HEWITT Dorothy A. (nee Hodge) passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017. She was 94 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to George E. and Jennie E. (nee Coyle) Hodge. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Hewitt "The Love of Her Life". Dot retired from Bell Telephone, now AT&T, where she was employed as a Telephone Operator. Loving sister of Robert T. Hodge, Sr. (late Margaret), Alice G. McCusker (late...
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Donna L. (nee Marshall) Maziarz

July 14, 1961 - June 4, 2017

Donna L. Maziarz (nee Marshall) of Birdsboro, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 4, 2017. She was 55 years old. Born July 14, 1961 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Beatrice (nee Esch) Marshall and the beloved fiancée of Scott Lodwig. Donna was a warm and caring woman who was a devoted member of Morning Star Church. She enjoyed singing and attending services at...
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Rita M. (nee Farrell) Crawford

June 3, 2017

Rita M. Crawford (nee Farrell) 94, of Philadelphia, passed away on June 3, 2017. Rita was preceded in death by her husband, John E. "Ed" Crawford, and her son Edward J. Crawford. Rita is survived by her daughters Eileen (the late Rich) Reese, and Rita (Edward) D'addio; her 6 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild; as well as her daughter-in-law Sally Crawford. Relatives and friends are...
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Dolores M. Bojanowski

June 3, 2017

Bojanowski Dolores M., of Phila, on June 3, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Anthony & Anna (nee Smith) and devoted Cousin of Anna Kelso and the late Marie Eisler, the late Walter McClain, and the late William McClain. Dear Aunt to William Eisler, Marie Hunte (Myles), Eileen Pettinelli (Lou), Lori Nugent & William Kelso (Terry), and many great nieces & nephews. Family and friends are...
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Joan Cecilia McCabe (nee Becker)

June 3, 2017

Joan Cecilia McCabe (nee Becker) died Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was 83 years old. Born in New York, N.Y. to Paul and Cecilia (nee Hackett) Becker. Beloved wife of the late James J. McCabe, who died in December of 2016. Loving mother of Stephen McCabe, Joan McBride (Joseph), Anne Monaghan (Michael) and James McCabe. Dear sister of the late Paul Becker. Devoted grandmother to Michael, Meghan,...
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Robert W. "Bob" Evans

June 2, 2017

Robert W. Evans "Bob", of Bensalem, PA, passed away on Friday, June 2nd, 2017, at the age of 55. A long time resident of Levittown, PA, Bob worked for many years as a heavy equipment operator, but most recently spent his time as a caregiver for his grandson. He was the most loyal of friends and would drop anything to lend a helping hand. And even though he knew 'everything', if he couldn't...
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Charles M. "Chuck" Birely

June 2, 2017

Charles M. Birely 'Chuck', 49, of Levittown, passed away on June 2, 2017. He was a diesel mechanic for Waste Management and the lead singer of the local rock band Rude Awakining. He also loved riding his Harley. Chuck is survived by his wife Sandy, his children, Alyssa (Richard), Kelsey, Lara, and Stephanie, grandchildren Bryson ['Poot'] and Savannah, his brother, Billy DeYoung (Carol), and...
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Patricia E. (nee Ryan) Tanzler

June 2, 2017

Tanzler-Patricia E. (nee Ryan) passed on Friday June 2, 2017 at the age of 81. Pat was the beloved wife of the late Walter H Tanzler Sr with whom she walked this life together with for 61 years. They once again walk hand and hand for all eternity. Pat was the Loving Mother of Walter H. Jr. (Sue), Robert (Patricia), James (Dottie), and Joseph (Susan). Sister of Eileen Simeone (Angelo),...
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Frederick E. Decker

September 5, 1929 - June 2, 2017

Frederick E. Decker passed away with his family by his side on June 2, 2017 at age 87. Born September 5, 1929 in Erie PA, he moved to Norristown and remained a life-long resident with his beloved wife of 62 years, Dorothy J. (Schwemmer) Decker. Frederick was the beloved father of Dorothy and Susan and cherished grandfather of Stephanie (Tyler LaMunyon), great grandfather of Oliver, Phoebe and...
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Walter John Latzko

June 1, 2017

Walter John Latzko, of Willow Grove, PA on June 1, 2017, passed away peacefully at the age of 86. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John F. and Johanna (nee Bieleh) Latzko. Devoted husband of Phyllis E. (nee Clarke) Latzko. Loving father of Gary, Patrick (Connie) and the late Mark (Gloria) Latzko; dear brother of the late Mary Michele and Trudy Urbanski. Walt is survived by 3 grandchildren, Christina ...
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Mary Caltagerone Holmes

June 1, 2017

Mary Caltagerone Holmes, of Newtown, PA passed away on June 1, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Yardley. She previously resided in Morrisville and Spring Hill, FL. Mary was a retired Quality Control Inspector at General Motors, West Trenton, NJ retiring after 30 years of service. She also loved styling and cutting hair and she worked as a hair stylist for several years before moving to...
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Angelo Francis Macchia

June 1, 2017

Dr. Angelo Francis Macchia, husband of Mary Jane Sutch Macchia, and a resident of Attleboro Retirement Community in Langhorne, and previously of Lower Makefield Township, passed away peacefully June 1, surrounded by his family. Angelo was born in 1921 to Camillo and Mary (Roberts) Macchia. He graduated from Hamilton High School, Trenton, NJ; he then entered Villanova College, as it was...
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George W. Jackson, Jr.

May 31, 2017

George was educated in a Philadelphia public school system where he earned his diploma from Edison High School and continued on to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. George worked as an accountant for many years until an unfortunate accident in his late 20s. George always lived his life with a positive attitude and his spirit always stayed high. For those who knew George, family was the...
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Kwai Fong Lee "Elizabeth"

May 31, 2017

Kwai Fong Lee "Elizabeth", 56 of Philadelphia entered into eternal life on May 31, 2017. Loving daughter of the late You Ting Lee and Yuet Ming Mak. Dear sister of Linda Carroll (Richard), Robert Lee (Tammy) and Rose Kuo (Han). Also, survived by aunts and uncles, cousins and a niece and nephew. Elizabeth enjoyed celebrations to gather with friends and families.  She also enjoyed going to...
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Josephine (nee Sciarretta) Catinella

May 31, 2017

Catinella Josephine (nee Sciarretta), age 91, on May 31, 2017 with her 5 children and their families by her side. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Catinella and loving daughter of the late Rocco and Susie Sciarretta; loving mother of Paul Catinella (LuAnn), Michael Catinella (Cookie), Rita Pinero (Jeffrey), Susan Hackett (Chuck), Mary Davis (Billy) and 12 cherished grandchildren and 7 great...
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Patricia Ann (nee Boesenberg) Roberts

May 31, 2017

Patricia Ann Roberts (nee Boesenberg) of West Norriton passed away peacefully on May 31, 2017, at age 57. Born June 17, 1959 in Norristown to the late Edward E. and Joan Boesenberg (nee Yeakle). Patti graduated Bishop Kenrick in 1977 and went on to work as a clerk for 7-11 convenience stores, but her true joy was being an event planner. Patti will be remembered for her vivacious and fun...
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Mary C. (nee Rienzi) "Kitty" Skirkie

May 31, 2017

Mary C. Skirkie (nee Rienzi) "Kitty" passed away on May 31, 2017 at home, surrounded by her children. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Skirkie, Sr.; loving mother of Edward, Jr. (Eleanor), Catherine Burke (John), Angela Carrozzo (Anthony) and Anthony (Noreen); cherished grandmother of Edward Skirkie, III (Sharon), Joseph Skirkie, Kathleen Skirkie, Nicole Burke (Rick), John Burke (Michelle),...
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Emily Benkovich

August 21, 1927 - May 30, 2017

Emily Benkovich New Hope, PA – Emily Benkovich, a longtime resident of New Hope, PA, formerly of Toms River, NJ and Rahway, NJ, passed away of natural causes surrounded by her family on May 30, 2017, at Christ Home, Warrington. She was predeceased by her loving husband Paul, of 56 years whom she married in 1947. Born August 21, 1927, in Elizabeth, NJ, the daughter of Mary and John...
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Frank C. Phifer

October 4, 1936 - May 29, 2017

Frank C. Phifer of Lansdale passed away after a courageous battle on May 29, 2017 at age 80. Born in Norristown on October 4, 1936, Frank was the son of Helen (Adamavage) and Frank C. Phifer. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte J. (Castenova) who passed away in 2009. The children say they had the best time growing up in Skippack. Frank was the beloved father of Frank C. Phifer, Craig...
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Gregory J. Guerra

May 27, 2017

Gregory J. Guerra Sr., 56, of Cape May County, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Gregory was born in Camden, NJ to Gregory P. and his beloved mother, the late Mary Agnes Guerra.  His favorite pastimes were spent with his family, friends, and his two faithful dogs Junior and the late Cody. He loved going on family camping trips, playing in the pool, and watching or traveling to NASCAR...
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Leon E. Ugniewski

May 27, 2017

Ugniewski, Leon E., 86 of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017. Leon was preceded in death by his loving wife Doris (nee' Kramer). Leon was the loving father of Noel P. Ondarza (Rueben), Linda D. Ugniewski-Stetler, Doris Dougherty (Fran), Patricia Lannetti (Dan), and John J. McDonough. Leon is also survived by his loving companion of over 20 years, Patricia Yoak. Leon and Pat...
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Michael W. Walsh

May 27, 2017

Walsh Michael W. May 27, 2017. Beloved husband of Theresa (née Kelly). Devoted father of Michael, Francis(Patricia) Walsh, and Kelly (Mark) Evans. Loving Grandpop of Frank , Alana, Vincent, and Gabriel. Brother of Raymond (Barbara) Walsh. Brother in law of John, George(Marge), and Robert (Linda) Kelly. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was proud to serve in the United States Navy...
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Tulla L. Pascal

May 25, 2017

Tulla L. Pascal, 84, of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ entered into rest on Thursday May 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sangrotu) Psaltis. She was the devoted wife of the late Stavron M. Pascal who passed away January 13, 2010. Tulla was a homemaker gladly sacrificing and working very hard every day to raise her...
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William J. "Bill" Morgan, Jr.

May 25, 2017

William J. Morgan, Jr. "Bill", of Langhorne, PA, passed away on Thursday, may 25, 2017. He was 82. Born in Pittston, PA, he was the son of the late William J. and Helen Day Morgan. He was retired supervisor from Bell Telephone, where he had worked for 35 years. Bill was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed cooking, gardening and watching old movies. He could fix anything, a...
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Salvatore Santangelo

January 12, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Salvatore Santangelo, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 25 with his family by his side. He was 69 years old. Born January 12, 1948, in Sciacca, Sicily, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Margherita (nee Bono) Santangelo and the beloved husband of Joanne (nee Angelichio) Santangelo, with whom he spent 45 years of marriage. Sal came to the United States when he was 15...
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Michael A. "Mike" O'Meara

May 25, 2017

O'Meara, Michael A. "Mike" age 71 of Huntingdon Valley, on May 25, 2017. Beloved husband of Beth (nee Creevey). Loving father of Amy O'Meara Chambers (Randy), Michael (Robin), Brian (Christie), Elizabeth O'Meara and Sarge. Brother of Patrick (Judy), Julia Kramer (Howard), Jeannie Wolf (Bob) and Christina Mayville (Steve). Pop Pop Mike of Kathryn and Maxwell Chambers, Penelope, Gavin, Megan and...
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Elvira W. (nee Winsch) Ebinger

May 24, 2017

Elvira W. Ebinger (nee Winsch), a resident of Levittown since 1969, formerly of the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to the late George W. Ebinger. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Elizabeth Winsch, her seven sisters and one brother. She was the loving...
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Benjamin F. Watson, Sr.

May 23, 2017

Watson Benjamin F. Sr., passed away on Tuesday, May 23rd, at the age of 92. Benjamin was a Mill Wright for US Steel for 40 years until he retired n 1986. He is preceded in death by his 11 siblings. Benjamin is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Beverley (nee Beal) and his adoring children, Benjamin Jr. (Kim) and Elaine (Bob) Longacre. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren...
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Theresa M. Capoferri

May 23, 2017

Theresa M. Capoferri, 96, of Levittown, Pa. died on May 23, 2017 at Pickering Manor, Newtown. Born in Philadelphia, Theresa was formerly of Morrisville, Pa. where she lived for nearly sixty years. Theresa was retired from Rob Roy Manufacturing where she worked for more than 25 years. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Levittown and before that, Holy Trinity Church in...
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Allen M. Kleiman

November 20, 1929 - May 22, 2017

Allen M. Kleiman November 20, 1929-May 22, 2017 Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Allen's Life Celebration Memorial Service on Tuesday, May 30th at Scottsville United Methodist Church, 2400 Brownsville Road, Langhorne, PA 19053. Interment with Military Honors was held privately at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.
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Elizabeth J. Wright

October 8, 1924 - May 22, 2017

Elizabeth J. Wright passed away peacefully on May 22, 2017 at age 92. Born in Norristown on October 8, 1924, Elizabeth was daughter of Eunice (Saylor) and Paul F. Kenney. She was the beloved wife of William R. Wright who passed away in 1992. Elizabeth was a longtime resident of Norristown and currently lived at the Gwynedd Healthcare Center. Elizabeth was the loving Mom of UnaBeth Vicchio ...
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John J. "Jack" O'Connor

May 22, 2017

O'Connor John J., "Jack", age 87, of Lansdale, PA on May 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Rita M. (nee McBride) and loving father of Caroline E. Garrison (Brad), Rita V. O'Connor, John M. (Staci), Jennifer A. Sinkinson (Jeff) and James J. Devoted Pop Pop of Carrie, Connor, Nicolle, Alexander, Taylor, Reid, Rory, Christian & Caitlin. Dear brother of Anne Bulik (Al). Jack proudly served his country...
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J. Andrew "Drew" Young, Jr.

December 4, 1950 - May 22, 2017

J. Andrew Young, Jr. "Drew" of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017, with his family by his side. He was 66 years old. Born December 4, 1950, in Norristown, he was the son of the late James A. Young, Sr. and Florence (nee Johnson) Young. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Ann "Betty" (nee Gardner) Young with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Drew was a graduate...
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Leonid Narovchenko

May 21, 2017

Leonid Narovchenko passed away suddenly on May 21, 2017 at the age of 63. Beloved husband of Leila Gvelesiani; loving father of Oleg Narovchenko; dear brother of Aleksey and Nelly Narovchenko. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 1 nephew and 5 nieces. Relatives and friends are invited to Leonid's Life Celebration Monday, May 29th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, May 30th, beginning...
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Robert M. Ervin

May 21, 2017

ERVIN Robert M., of Philadelphia on may 21st, at the age of 53. Robert is survived by his loving siblings; Bill (Emmanuelle), Ann King (James), Joseph (Gillian), Mary Byrnes (Michael), and Barbara Ann Vallone (Thomas) as well as many caring nieces and nephews. Robert will be remembered for his 15 years of service to the City of Philadelphia as a decorated Police Officer, as well as for his...
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George E. Kraemer, Jr.

May 21, 2017

Kraemer George E., Jr. passed away on May 21, 2017 with his wife by his side. George is survived by his loving wife Jean, his daughter Barbara Jonas, and was known as "Pop" by his granddaughters Rachel and Chloe Jonas. George is also survived by his dear brother Richard Kraemer (Floss); as well as several nieces and nephews. One of George's favorite pastimes was umpiring high school...
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Elsie Adams Stackhouse

May 21, 2017

Elsie Adams Stackhouse, age 90, passed away on Sunday May 21st at Atlantic City Medical Center. Elsie was the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret (Crosscup) Adams, former wife of the late Robert Stackhouse, mother of Dr. Lisa Stackhouse, Thomas R. Stackhouse, and the late Stephen Stackhouse, mother-in-law of Linda, grandmother of Tommy and Jimmy, and great grandmother of Connor Stackhouse....
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Helen DiJoseph

November 26, 1930 - May 21, 2017

Helen DiJoseph, 86, of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday May 21, 2017. Born on November 26, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Vittoria (Cappolechia) Tabacchiera. She was the beloved wife of the late John "Lefty" DiJoseph, Jr. Helen was a home maker for most of her life, moving to Brigantine in 1963 to...
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Elizabeth M. "Bunny" Staats

December 16, 1948 - May 21, 2017

Elizabeth M. Staats "Bunny" (nee O'Hara) of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday May, 21, 2017 at her home, with family by her side. She was 68 years old. Born December 16, 1948 in Charleston, WV, she was the daughter of Eugene and Helen (nee Peterson) O' Hara and the beloved wife of Jim Staats with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Bunny attended school at St. Francis and...
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Anthony S. "Tony" Fuschetto, Sr.

April 29, 1929 - May 21, 2017

Anthony S. Fuschetto Sr. "Tony" passed away peacefully on May 21, 2017 at age 88. Born April 24, 1929 in Benevento, Italy, he was the son of Antoinette (DeCicco) and Cosimo Fuschetto. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife, Rita (Chale) Fuschetto who passed away in 2000. Tony was the loving father of Mary Ann Romano and her husband Robert, Janet Fuschetto, and Anthony S. Fuschetto...
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James T. Moore

May 20, 2017

James T. Moore of Philadelphia was joined in heaven on Saturday, May 20, 2017, with his late dear wife of 64 years, Diana Moore, who passed away in April. Devoted father to Thomas J. Moore (Sue), Glenn R. Moore (Susan), Brian D. Moore (Denise); grandfather to Christopher, Danielle, Kelli, Katelyn, the late Kristin, David, and Elizabeth. James proudly served in the United States Army during...
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Verella D. "Vee" Davis

October 22, 1942 - May 20, 2017

Verella D. Davis, "Vee", departed this life on May 20, 2017. She was born October 22, 1942, in Williamsport, PA. to the late Oliver and Vera Brown. She was the eldest of six children. Her brother Danny preceded her in death in March 2017. As a young girl, Vee moved with her family to Washington, DC where she attended the public schools in the District of Columbia. After relocating again with...
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Donna S. Seveland Siwek

May 20, 2017

Donna S. Seveland Siwek, 62 of Philadelphia passed away on May 20, 2017. Loving mother of Joseph F. Marino (Tom Rowan), Michelle L. Pritz Marino, Matthew D. Siwek. Doting grandmother of Eriq, Marc and Madison. Dear sister of Larry, Gary (John Mack) and the late David Seveland. Donna was the owner/operator of D&E Finest Catering and Deli, and was well known for her honey-dipped chicken,...
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Cheryl D. Kress

February 22, 1963 - May 20, 2017

Cheryl D. Kress passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 20, 2017 at age 54. She was born February 22, 1963 in Philadelphia. Cheryl is the beloved wife of Michael (James) Kress. Cheryl is the loving mother of Colleen N. Kress and Michael P. Kress and cherished grandmother of Christopher M. Skalamera. Cheryl is the daughter of Mary Jo (O'Donnell) and Arthur R. Golomboski Jr.  In...
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Diane M. Quinn

May 19, 2017

Diane M. Quinn, 60 of Norristown, PA, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. Born in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late John Quinn and Concetta M. "Connie" (Petrollini) Quinn. She is survived by her mother Connie Quinn, and two sisters, Joanne (wife of William Ribble) of Estero, FL. and Anita (wife of Steven Sellers) of Avondale, PA. as...
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Marion L. (nee Boyarski) Matsko

May 18, 2017

MATSKO Marion L. (nee Boyarski) of Philadelphia, on May 18th, 2017 at the age of 82. Marion is survived by her loving husband Vincent of 60 years. Marion will be greatly missed by her brother Francis (Butchie), her cousin Darcy, numerous nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, as well as Oreo, her frequent canine visitor. Marion is preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Erma...
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Stana (nee Perić) Bratic

May 18, 2017

Bratic (nee Perić) Stana, of Bensalem, PA, passed on May 18th, 2017 at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late Mladjan Bratic; mother of Mira Bratic; and sister to Marko Perić. Family and Friends are invited to pay their last respects at St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church, 506 Stahr Rd., Elkins Park, PA 19027, on Monday, May 22nd from 6 – 7:30PM. A memorial service will begin at 7...
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Joseph T. Elliott

May 18, 2017

Joseph T. Elliott, "Joey", 51 of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 18, 2017 with his daughters and loving family by his side. Joey will always be remembered for his huge heart, his outgoing personality, and his ability to make others laugh. Joey was always the life of the party and loved to dance to his oldies. He would give the shirt off his back to help anyone in need...
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John J. Crosson

May 18, 2017

Crosson John J., originally of Philadelphia, passed away at the age of 70 on May 18th, 2017. He was the son of Patrick and Mary Crosson; husband of Carolyn V. (nee Shevlin); father of Christina Marie ONeill (Anthony), Patrick Brian Crosson (Kathleen), Rian Glennon, Tessa Glennon and the late John Patrick Crosson; Lil Pop Pop of Evan and Liam; and brother of Jerry Crosson, Patsy McDermott,...
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Luke Johnson

May 17, 2017

Johnson, Luke We lost our beautiful boy Luke on Wednesday, May 17th. Like too many others, he was taken from us by the devastating heroin epidemic. Luke was funny, gentle, and kind. He loved football (go Pats!), wrestling, basketball (go Cavs!), snowboarding  (aka bombing the mountain), eating very fine foods, and spending time with his countless friends. But for the past few years, Luke...
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Joseph W. Hoffman

May 17, 2017

Joseph W. Hoffman, age 78, of Phila, passed away on May 17, 2017. Joe was the husband of the late Joan (nee Ells) and father of Joseph, Robert & Cindy. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Joe's Life Celebration, Wednesday, May 24th, from 10am – 12pm, at Beck/Givnish of Levittown, 7400 New Falls Rd. Interment will be private. To share your fondest...
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Paul M. Proud

June 19, 1955 - May 17, 2017

Paul M. Proud of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 17, 2017 at age 61. Born in Philadelphia on June 19, 1955, Paul was the son of Helen J. (Garman) and Earl C. Proud. In addition to his parents, Paul is survived by his siblings, Linda Proud, Earl Proud (Sue), David Proud (Jackie), and godson and nephew, Ian. Paul was a 1973 graduate of Bishop Kenrick. He was a member of the Maennerchor...
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Linda Marie (nee Lingo) Prospero

May 17, 2017

Linda Marie Prospero (nee Lingo), age 66, died on May 17, 2017 in San Antonio, TX after a long and brave battle with cancer. She was born in Somers Point, NJ and was the daughter of John and Ruth (Collins) Lingo and the stepdaughter of Haskell Williams. Linda attended Linwood NJ Public Schools and was a graduate of the Mainland Mustangs' Class of 1968. She graduated in 1972 from Hofstra...
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Joseph S. Conaway

May 16, 2017

Joseph S. Conaway, 52, passed away on May 16, 2017. A union carpenter, he was avid Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers fan and played in local pool and darts leagues. He will be sorely missed by all. He was the son of Charles J. Conaway, Jr. (Jackie) and Henrietta Spolar Adams. Brother of Theresa M. Dowling. He is survived by his loving step daughter Laura Robinson, her husband Raheem...
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Brandt P. Reilly

May 16, 2017

Brandt P. Reilly, of Elkins Park, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was 25 years old. He was the cherished son of Jeanine M. Reilly (Jakubowski) of Elkins Park and John J. "Jack" Reilly of Blue Bell. Brandt worked as an Assistant Golf Pro at the Ace Club. He was a graduate of Saint Joseph's Preparatory High School and Penn State University, where he received a degree in...
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Gloria C. Kraus

June 26, 1928 - May 16, 2017

Gloria C. Kraus of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017 at age 88. Born in Philadelphia on June 26, 1928, Gloria was the daughter of Eleanor (Hebrew) and Frank Auckland. She was the beloved wife of Max G. Kraus who passed away in 2003. Gloria was the loving mother of Stephan F. Kraus (Deborah), Karl M. Kraus (Sharon), Mark E. Kraus (Connie Nowell), Lenore L. Lorencak (Primoz),...
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Sandra A. Palmer

January 31, 1954 - May 15, 2017

Sandra A. Palmer, of Dublin and a long time former resident of Media, passed away peacefully on Monday May 15, 2017. She was 63 years old. Born January 31, 1954 in Havre de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Merna (nee Mills) Mehnert, beloved mother of Bernadette Dodd (Geoff) and the late Kathryn Kulbaba (Brian), loving grandmother of Zoe, Eva, Kellen and Connor and dear...
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Catherine M. (nee Kelly) Simpkins

May 15, 2017

Catherine M. Simpkins (nee Kelly) passed away on May 15, 2017, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of Robert A. Simpkins; loving mother of Linda Moran (Robert) and Kathleen Simpkins; cherished grandmother of Matthew and Bridget Moran. Also survived by her sister, Mary Goodman and her brothers, William and Francis Kelly. Relatives and friends are invited to Catherine's Life Celebration on Wednesday...
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