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About Givnish Funeral Homes

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

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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Norma D. Press

November 12, 2019

Norma D. Press, 76 of Hatboro, formerly Philadelphia, passed away on November 12, 2019 surrounded by her family. Loving mother of Mindy Harvey (Paul), Larry Blumenthal (Joan) and Michael Blumenthal (Rita). Dear grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 6. Long time companion of the late Russell Chicano. Norma's favorite times were when she was with her entire family, laughing, eating and telling...
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Jack Frank Knight

November 12, 2019

Jack Frank Knight, of Langhorne PA, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the age of 87. A life time Langhorne resident, Jack was born to the late Raymond and Margaret Knight. He proudly served our country during the Korean War as a member of the United States Air Force. After serving in the war, Jack became a self employed contractor and later a building inspector for Middletown Township....
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Robert G. Davis, Sr.

November 11, 2019

Robert G. Davis, Sr., age 88, of Langhorne passed away Monday, Veterans Day, at St. Mary Medical Center. He was born in Trenton, NJ. to Arthur Davis and the former Isabell Gregor. Bob was a Navy Veteran and a retired Pipe Fitter with Rohm & Haas in Bristol. He is survived by his wife, Dale F. (nee Schrag), his children; Robert G. Davis, Jr (Kathleen), Dawn Davis and Craig Davis (the late Julie),...
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Esther Payne

November 10, 2019

Esther Payne passed away at Abington Hospital on November 10, 2019 at the age of 88. She was born in Glassboro, NJ and was the daughter of Harold and Esther Lawson She was the beloved Mother of Ruth Stanshine (husband Martin). She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Luke, Kyle, and Brett, her great grandson Elijah, her brother Henry Michael Lawson, and by all who knew her. Esther...
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Robert Weiand

November 10, 2019

Robert Weiand, 90, of Morrisville, PA died peacefully at his home on Sunday, November 10, 2019. Born in Coatsville, PA, Bob is a former resident of Edgely and a long time resident of Morrisville. Bob is a graduate of Bristol High School and a retired 40 year employee of General Motors in Trenton as a Tool and Dye maker. Bob is an Army veteran of the Korean War serving in Germany. He is a...
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Tin Thuong Vien

November 10, 2019

Tin Thuong Vien, age 57, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia surrounded by his beloved family. Tin was a man of integrity and honor. He was known for his generosity and big heart. He loved his family dearly, always putting them first without reservation. He fought for his health every day in ways that most people wouldn't...
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Paul E. Blinder

November 9, 2019

Paul E. Blinder, age 71, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Abington Memorial Hospital. Paul was born in Norfolk, Va. to Sherman L. and Virginia Murphy. He was later adopted by Benjamin and Fay Blinder. Pauly's Jev's family and friends are invited to his Life Celebration Wednesday, November 20, 2019 after 9am. His Funeral Service will follow at 10am at John F. Givnish of Academy Road,...
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Richard R. Clemens

November 4, 1952 - November 9, 2019

Richard R. Clemens, age 67, of Norristown passed away on November 9, 2019  at the Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania.  Born in Norristown November 4, 1952 to the late John Clemens and Mary (Watters). Richard was a kind and gentle soul who treasured every moment spent with his family.  He will be remembered as a hard worker and a pure meat and potatoes man through and through.  He was...
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Harold E. Pfeiffer

August 17, 1924 - November 9, 2019

Harold E. Pfeiffer, of Warminster, passed away on Saturday evening, November 9, 2019. He was 95 years old. Harold was born on August 17, 1924 in Philadelphia to the late John C. Pfeiffer, Sr. and Caroline (née Alexander) Pfeiffer. He was the husband to the late Lorraine C. (née Greenig) Pfeiffer who passed away in 1997. Harold served honorably in the United States Navy in the South...
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Steven S. Smoluk

June 18, 1970 - November 8, 2019

Steven S. Smoluk (age 49) was born on June 18, 1970 in Bensalem, PA. He passed away suddenly on Friday, November 8th 2019 at his home in Northeast Philadelphia. Steven is survived by his wife Dawn Smoluk (nee Filipone) and their son Christopher Filipone. Steven is also survived by his brothers Joseph Smoluk and step brother Mark DeLuise. In addition, Steven is survived by his mother in law...
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David L. Scarborough

November 8, 2019

David L. Scarborough passed away on November 8, 2019 at the age of 47, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving brother of Michael Scarborough (Tracy) and Linda Ralston (Doug) and the cherished uncle of Emily and Preston Scarborough and Luke and Jack Ralston. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sally Scarborough. Dave enjoyed Star Wars, Nascar, LEGOS, and...
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Martha Wentzel Shinn

November 7, 2019

Martha Wentzel Shinn, of Plymouth Meeting, PA passed on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Born in Norristown in October 26, 1927, she resided in Jeffersonville, Norrristown and Plymouth Meeting during her lifetime. Mrs. Shinn was the widow of John R. Shinn, who passed in 1988. She was the daughter of Walter R. and Mary Stephens Wentzel. Mrs. Shinn is survived by her daughter, Mary Beth Fabrizio,...
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Richard M. Johnson

November 7, 2019

Richard M. Johnson, 88, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on November 7, 2019. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts he was the son of the late John A. and Elsa Johnson. He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife of 67 years, Evelyn (Ford) Johnson and father to daughter Lisa Johnson and son John Johnson. Rich (aka Dick) came to New Jersey in 1950 while serving in the Navy when he...
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John Anthony Tudico, IV

June 4, 1987 - November 6, 2019

John Anthony Tudico, IV, departed this world on November 6, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia after a prolonged illness. He was 32 years old. Born on June 4, 1987 at Frankford Torresdale Hospital to Carol Ruth (Dixon) and the late John Anthony Tudico, III, John spent most of his life in Bucks County. He was a 2005 graduate of Harry S Truman High School in Levittown...
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William James Evans III

November 6, 2019

William James Evans III, 72 of Philadelphia, passed away at his home on November 6th 2019, surrounded by his loving family. William was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a big fan of country music, enjoyed cooking, and loved watching sports. Even though he was a fan of his Philadelphia teams, the Eagles and Phillies, no sporting event could draw him in as much...
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David "Mike" Tuley

July 12, 1941 - November 6, 2019

Tuley David "Mike", of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of Sandy (nee Irons). David was the loving father of Michelle (Raymond), Michael (Karen), and Doug (Priscila); devoted Pop-pop of Christina, Ashlee, Melissa, Amanda, Matthew, Michael, and Christopher. David was born July 12th, 1941 in Oklahoma. He was raised by his...
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David P. Martin, Sr.

November 6, 2019

David P. Martin, Sr., 89, of Brigantine, NJ went home to be with the Lord on November 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late John S. and Mary W. (Eisenhardt) Martin. He was the devoted husband of Margaret Jean (Hughes) Martin. As a child David loved to watch boats being built, raced sailboats at the Evening Star Yacht Club, and he...
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Margaret E. Givnish

November 5, 2019

Margaret E. Givnish of Blue Bell and Tequesta, FL, passed peacefully November 5th. She was born in 1932. She was the only child of Lawrence and Elizabeth (Dailey) O'Hara, grew up in West Oak Lane, graduated from Mount St. Joseph's Academy in 1950 and attended Chestnut Hill College. She married her high-school sweetheart, Thomas J. Givnish and they had three children: Thomas, Bruce (Karen) and...
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Terry W. Beans

May 25, 1949 - November 5, 2019

Terry W Beans, 70, of Horsham, PA went home to be with the Lord on November 5, 2019. Born in Lahaska, PA May 25, 1949, he was the son of the late Warren Ely and Mary (Hasiak) Beans. He was the loving husband of Cindie M (Simmons) Beans, with whom he shared 24 amazing years of marriage. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Reid) Beans, his sister, Shirley (Beans) Wilson, and step...
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Brian Michael "Navyman" Coleman

November 5, 2019

Brian Michael Coleman "Navyman" passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. Brian is survived by his beloved wife Emily, who he's been devoted to for twenty one and a half years, and married to for five and a half loving years. Brian is also survived by his loving parents Monica and Ronnie, as well as son Nick, brothers, Jimi (Kristen) and Billy, Grandmom Dolores, his loving in-laws,...
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Susan Zimnoch Venerable

November 4, 2019

Susan Zimnoch Venerable, age 65, passed away after a long battle with illnesses on November 4, 2019. She was born in Bayonne NJ on March 29 to the late Helen Zimnoch (nee Stikna). She loved her mother greatly and was especially close to her grandmother Laura. She was always very intelligent and was the valedictorian at Bergen School. She loved reading and learning. She attended Vassar College...
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Marilyn Joan Vaccarello

November 4, 2019

Marilyn Joan Vaccarello of King of Prussia passed away peacefully in Clayton, North Carolina on November 4, 2019. Born on May 14, 1933 in Maywood, Illinois, she was the beloved daughter of Robert Allred and Frances Stafford Higgins. Upon graduating Grant Community High School Marilyn went on to receive her Nursing degree from Illinois Masonic Hospital and later met the love of her life, the...
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Claire (nee Gaghan) Ziegler

November 3, 2019

Claire Ziegler (nee Gaghan) passed away on November 3, 2019 at the age of 70. Claire is survived by her loving husband Charles; beloved children Dennis (Fran) Havens, Tina (Joe) Felix, and Hollie Havens; and 8 grandchildren Matthew, Meghan, Morgan, and Makayla Havens, Devon, Joseph, Rachel, and Jackie Felix. Claire graduated from Little Flower High School in 1968. She enjoyed talking and...
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Richard Daniel Bonfig, Jr.

November 3, 2019

Richard Daniel Bonfig, Jr. 36 of Levittown, PA passed away suddenly on November 3, 2019. Loving father of Kayla Marie Rose-Bonfig and Richard D. Bonfig, III "RJ". Companion of over 20 years to Stacy Rose. Dear son of Richard and Debra (Durnin) Bonfig, Sr. Brother of Erica Marie Bonfig (Richard Swinnerton) and Holly Rose Blaisse (Shawn). Richard had a heart of gold. He was smart, handsome,...
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David W. "Big Dave" Achuff

November 2, 2019

David W. "Big Dave" Achuff, age 60, of NE Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on November 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Walter and Georgianna Achuff. Dave was a hard-working family man, he was a retired truck driver, and he was most happy at home watching tv and hanging out with Stanley. He was the beloved father of Helene (husband John) Shields,...
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Kimberly Somalea In

November 1, 2019

Kimberly Somalea In passed away on November 1, 2019 at the age of 32. She is survived by her loving husband Chandratha Khy, their two cherished children Julianna and Jason Khy, and her beloved mother Chea Lee. Relatives and friends are invited to her Life Celebration at Geitner-Givnish Life Celebration Home, 6230 N 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19120, on Monday November 4, 2019 beginning at...
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James M. Noone

October 31, 2019

James M. Noone, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the age of 87.  Born November 29, 1931, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Barrett)Noone of Scranton, PA. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn (nee Novy) whom he shared 50 amazing years of marriage.   Jim was a graduate of Central High School and the Academy of Aeronautics,...
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Paul R. Zuback

October 31, 2019

Paul R. Zuback of Levittown, PA passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at the age of 76. Born in Donora, PA to the late Paul S. and Anna B. Zuback, Paul is survived by his brothers, Frank X. Zuback of New York, NY, and Steve J. Zuback of Valencia, CA. Family and friends are invited to Paul's Life Celebration on Sunday, November 17, from 3 PM – 4 PM, at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration...
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Chris Isaiah Orobiyi

October 31, 2019

Chris Isaiah Orobiyi passed away on October 31st, 2019 at St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chris was the eldest son of Miguel Orobiyi and Charlotte Zonon. Chris enjoyed sharing his love of reading and Paw Patrol with his little brother Noah. Chris will be truly missed by his parents, his brother, his grandmother Germaine Agossou, his aunts Mary Orobiyi and Adèle...
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Louis J. Deal

October 31, 2019

Louis J. Deal, 58, of Brigantine passed away on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Lou was born in Philadelphia to the late Louis and Barbara (née Wright) Deal. He is the Senior Vice Officer of the Sons of the American Legion, Brigantine. He is survived by his sons Louis J. Deal and Christopher M. Deal and his grandchildren Audrey and Connor Deal. He is also...
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Christine Rose Andrejko

May 18, 1925 - October 31, 2019

Christine Rose Andrejko, age 94, passed away peacefully in Meadowbrook, PA on October 31st, 2019. She at was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania May 18, 1925, and was the daughter of Constantine and Teodora (nee Dombrowski) Cilwick. Christine graduated from James M. Coughlin High School; Wilkes Barre, PA. Christine was the devoted wife of the late Michael, married over 49 years. She was the...
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Rosemary E. Thomas

October 30, 2019

Rosemary E. Thomas (nee Foster), of West Philadelphia, and Elkins Park PA, passed away peacefully October 30th at the age of 91. Rosemary was a West Catholic Girls High School Class of 1946 graduate. She was married to the late Dr. Robert J. Thomas for 52 wonderful years. Rosemary is survived by her six loving children; Robert J. Jr. (Nancy), Dr. Joseph F. (Dorothy), Carol R. O'Tormey (Rick),...
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Thomas D. Booth

October 30, 2019

Thomas D. Booth, of Warminster, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on October 30, 2019 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Joyce E. (nee Kucera); loving father of Dawn Propato and Scott Booth (Jacqueline); cherished grandfather of Daniella, Luciano, Paolo, Brian and Erin. He is also survived by his cat, Buddy. Tom was an avid car guy with a love for hot rods, classic and antique cars and auto...
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James M. Fitzpatrick

October 29, 2019

Fitzpatrick, James M. Jim passed away on October 29, 2019. He was 91 years old. Loving and devoted father of Cynthia Fitzpatrick (Frank May) and Diane Williams (Tom), and adoring PopPop to Amelia May. Preceded in death by his wife Joan, sisters Helen Rushton, Bernadette Long, Maryann Coady, and brothers, Edward and William. Uncle Jim will be fondly remembered by many loving nieces and nephews....
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Mary T. Hughes

May 12, 1938 - October 29, 2019

Mary T. Hughes, of Philadelphia and a resident of St. Joseph's Manor, passed away into God's loving care on Tuesday evening, October 29, 2019. She was 81 years old. Mary was born in Limerick, Ireland on May 12, 1938 to the late Michael and Agnes (née Noonan) Hickey. She was the wife to the late Patrick Hughes. Mary is survived by her two children: Eileen Moore (Tony) and Michael Hughes ...
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Robert A. Brunner

September 5, 1943 - October 29, 2019

Robert A. Brunner, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 29, 2019. He was 76 years old. Born September 5, 1943 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Robert G. and M. Marie (nee Heller) Brunner. He is the beloved husband of Marian (nee Bertolette) with whom he shared 56 wonderful years of marriage. In addition to his wife Marian, Bob is survived by his three children:...
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Nancy (nee LeDuc) Williams

March 9, 1929 - October 28, 2019

Nancy Williams (nee LeDuc) of Audubon, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019. Nancy was 90 years old. Born March 9, 1929, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Elizabeth (nee Davis) LeDuc and the beloved wife of Herbert R. Williams, Jr. In addition to her husband Herbert, Nancy is survived by her three children: Jeff Williams; Rob Williams (and his wife...
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Tammy Szymczak

October 28, 2019

Szymczak – Lux Tammy, of Philadelphia, passed away on October 28th, 2019 at the age of 49. She was the beloved daughter of Mary Szymczak and the late Joseph Szymzak, loving wife of Robert Lux, and beloved mother of Robert Lux, Jr., Gina Lux, and Bryana Lux; devoted grandmother of Sofia, Robert, Nicholas, and Robert III, loving sister of Joanne, Michael, Dawn, Greg, and the late Shana. Tammy...
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Douglas Perkins, Sr.

November 17, 1937 - October 28, 2019

Douglas Perkins, Sr. age 81, passed peacefully on October 28, 2019. Born on November 17, 1937 in Norristown to the late Hattie Perkins (nee Richardson) and Thomas D. Perkins, Sr. Doug was also preceded in death by his brother Thomas D. Perkins, Jr. (Ann) He so enjoyed the wonders of the mountains and deer hunting. He enjoyed working on his antique cars and riding his motor cycles. When he was...
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Ronald "Rocco" E. Morocco, Jr.

October 27, 2019

Ronald "Rocco" E. Morocco, Jr., age 50, received his wings on October 27, 2019. He passed in the hospital after trying to help his family escape a fire. He was Philadelphia raised and always called Frankford his area. He was a devoted husband, father and loved son-in-law. He had a passion for cars, motorcycles, NASCAR and music. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Melissa (nee Wixted);...
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Grace Olivia Jackson

January 11, 1935 - October 27, 2019

Grace Olivia Jackson was welcomed into heaven on October 27, 2019 with her family by her side. Born on January 11, 1935 in Norristown to the late Lloyd Fitzgerald and Mabel Fitzgerald-McGranahan (nee Marshall) (Joseph McGranahan-step-father). Beloved mother of William Fitzgerald (Christina), Robin Saxon (the late Mark), Donna Garcia (Richard), Steven Jackson (Catherine), cherished grandmother...
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Hanna Gesine (nee Stumpf) Fricke

March 30, 1933 - October 27, 2019

Hanna Gesine Fricke (nee Stumpf) of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 27, 2019, she was 86 years old. Born March 30, 1933 in Leer, Ostfriesland, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Friedrich and Cornelia (nee Bentsnyder) Stumpf, and the wife of the late Ernst "Hans" Fricke. After secondary school, Hanna's education continued at the Berlitz Oxford Language...
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John Kalogerakos

October 26, 2019

John Kalogerakos, 87, of Margate passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019. John was born in Krokees Laconia, Greece to the late Dimakis and Konstantina Kalogerakos. John was a skilled auto mechanic who formerly was the owner of John's Uptown Mobil Service Station in Atlantic City. John loved to travel, especially visiting his native homeland Greece. He loved serving the community. John was a...
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Douglas Russell Seward

January 20, 1960 - October 25, 2019

Douglas Russell Seward, age 59, passed away suddenly surrounded by family on October 25, 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was born in Ft. Monmouth, NJ on January 20, 1960. Devoted son of Patricia (Gaither) and Lt. Colonel John Seward. He was preceded in death by his father John and his brother Michael Seward. Doug is remembered by his family as a kind, gentle and...
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Anne P. Migatz, ESQ.

October 25, 2019

Anne P. Migatz, ESQ., 81 of Brigantine formerly of the Overbrook section of Philadelphia passed away after a brief illness on Friday October 25, 2019. Anne was born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Ellie (nee Kelly) O'Donnell. She was a graduate of West Catholic High School Class of 1955. Anne attended evening school to receive her law degree. She was in the first graduating Class of St...
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Joan M. (nee MacIlvain) Szrankowski

October 25, 2019

Joan M. (nee MacIlvain) Szrankowski, of Philadelphia, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 85. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Francis and Mary MacIlvain, Joan enjoyed playing cards and trips to the shore. To Joan, family was everything, she loved to cook holiday meals and spend as much time as possible with her family. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 44...
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Barbara J. Iarosis, (nee Marley)

October 25, 2019

Barbara J. Iarosis (nee Marley), of Williamstown, NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on October 25, 2019 at the age of 70. Beloved wife of Thomas J. Iarosis; loving mother of Barbarajean Przybylinski (Stephen), Jacqueline Martin (Joseph), Christina Hirsch and Thomas, Jr. (Deana); cherished grandmother of Katelyn, Joseph, Shannon, Joseph Patrick, Bryan, Nicole, Stephen, Katrina, Thomas,...
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James C. Reed, Sr.

October 24, 2019

James C. Reed, Sr., 79 lifelong resident of Bensalem passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on October 24, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Joyce M. Ezzo Reed. Loving Father of Lynda Murphy (Murph) and James Reed (Lisa). Dear Pop of J.T., Casey, James and Jon. Great Grand Father of Liam Patrick. Brother of Marie and Joy. Pop loved anything to do outdoors, enjoyed working with...
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Louise (née Schaffer) Mackin

October 24, 2019

Louise Mackin (née Schaffer), passed away on Oct. 24, 2019 at the age of 94. Beloved wife to the late James F. Mackin, Sr.; loving mother to James F. Mackin, Jr. (Mag), the late Denise Gandy, Susan Mackin Hindley, and Maureen Halner (Steve); cherished Mom Mom to Megan (Ryan), Stephen (Jami), Jim (Krystel), Colleen (Don), Christine (Mark), Stephen (Alyssa), Allison, Kaitlin (Chris), Kellie (Sean)...
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Mary Serembus

April 6, 1930 - October 23, 2019

Mary Serembus, of Albany Township, ME and formerly of Ocean Pines, MD and the Olney section of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. She was 89 years old. Mary was born on April 6, 1930 in Philadelphia to the late John and Mary (née Wilchensky) Bratus. She was the wife to the late John H. Serembus, Sr. who passed away in 2007. Mary was a home maker who cared for her family...
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Althea Mary Hann

October 23, 2019

Althea Mary Hann of Vineland, NJ blessed us with her presence on October 23, 2019 and went home to be with the Lord on that same day. She was the beloved daughter of Lester Paul Hann and Dawn Dougherty. Surviving in addition to her parents are her maternal grandparents; Sue (Hiltner) Lewis wife of Raymond, Bob Dougherty Husband of Janet, paternal grandparents; Jane Hann wife of John Brown,...
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John J. "JACK" Altiere

October 23, 2019

John J. "JACK" Altiere, on Oct. 23, 2019, age 32. Devoted father of Jack, Jr. and Chase, beloved son of John E. "Jack" and Maribeth Altiere (nee Roach), cherished brother of Lauren E. Altiere, also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Family, friends and members of Phila. Painters Local 2011 are invited to Jack's Life Celebration Tuesday after 6pm from John F. Givnish of Academy Road,...
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Richard A. Killian

October 23, 2019

Richard A. Killian, passed away on Wednesday October 23rd at the age of 85. A current resident of Cherry Hill, NJ, formerly Levittown PA, was a parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel for over 50 years. Richard was a devoted husband who cherished his family. Richard and his wife Jean were married for over 60 years. He could pretty much fix anything you put in front of him and loved the...
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Susan and Bill Wixted

October 22, 2019

Susan and Bill Wixted, lifelong Philadelphia residents, went home to their Lord together on Tuesday, October 22nd. Married for 47 years, they were devoted to each other, their children and grandchildren, and their church St. Martha's. Susan was a former secretary, an engraver, and an accomplished seamstress. She most enjoyed making the baptismal robes for her church and St. John Neuman's...
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James J. McCabe

October 22, 2019

James J. McCabe Sr., of Philadelphia Pennsylvania and Mammoth Springs Arkansas, on October 22nd at the age of 80. Son of the late Bernard McCabe and Mary Ward. Preceded in death by his sister Mary McCabe and his brothers Daniel McCabe and Michael McCabe. James is survived by his brother Bernard McCabe (Ann), and his children; Joan Tropiano (Alfred), Teresa McCabe, James McCabe Jr., Joseph McCabe ...
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Elaine P. Cole

October 22, 2019

Elaine P. Cole (nee Maryanski) passed away on October 22, 2019 at the age of 76. Beloved wife of Thomas P. Cole; loving mother of Thomas (Arlene), Raymond (Cheryl), Steven (Lisa) and Kenneth (Cheryl); cherished grandmother of Stephanie (Jackson), Amanda, Kristen, Kellie and Jennifer. She was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Maryanski. Elaine loved spending time with her family and enjoyed...
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Jack Joseph Bertolino

November 26, 1929 - October 21, 2019

Jack Joseph Bertolino, 89, died suddenly and peacefully on Monday, October 21, 2019 while playing in a bocce ball tournament at Pennswood Village in Newtown, PA. Jack was born on November 26, 1929 in Paterson, NJ and grew up as an only child in Fair Lawn, NJ, where he graduated from High School. He attended Fairleigh Dickinson University for one year before being recruited to play football at...
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Kenneth Allen Smith

November 25, 1938 - October 21, 2019

Kenneth Allen Smith of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Monday October 21, 2019. He was 80 years old. Born November 25, 1938 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Warren and Margaret (nee Wisler) Smith. Ken's family resided in Audubon, PA. Ken attended Norristown Area High School. He retired from Norristown Area School District in 2000 as a Utility Maintenance man. Ken's hobby was...
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Richard Conrad Lebegern

August 16, 1920 - October 20, 2019

Richard Conrad Lebegern passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 20, 2019. He was born in Lancaster, PA on August 16, 1920, to the late Catherine (Herr) and Clarence Lebegern, Sr. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster and remained a life-long member. Richard attended McCaskey High School in Lancaster where he served as captain of the track team. Upon his...
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Crocifissa Ferranti

October 20, 2019

Crocifissa Ferranti, 83 passed away October 20th, 2019 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Crocifissa was born in Carini, Italy to her parents Antonio Grigoli and Girolama (Mannino) Grigoli in 1935. Carini is also where she met and married the love of her life Vito Ferranti in 1957. In 1976 Crocifissa and her family moved from Sicily to the United States where she continued to be a stay at home mom...
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Gerard M. "Jerry" Cullen

October 19, 2019

CULLEN, Gerard M. "JERRY" (with Photo) Of Philadelphia, on October 19, 2019 in Warminster with his family at his side. Beloved husband of Madelynne (nee Nagel), married over 43 years. Loving father of Ryan (Monica) Cullen, and Erin Cullen. He will be sadly missed by his granddaughter Hope Everly Cullen, a host of nieces and nephews, and by all who knew him. Jerry was preceded in death by...
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Brian David Ware

June 17, 1999 - October 19, 2019

Brian David Ware passed away on October 19, 2019. Brian was born June 17, 1999, to David Ware and Patricia Witzel Ware, in Reston, VA. As a young child Brian was full of energy and adventure. He loved long walks, especially if they were near a construction or train site where he could watch the construction vehicles or trains. He was a big fan of Batman, and he spent a lot of his early days...
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Ann "Crilly" Remillard

November 9, 1937 - October 18, 2019

ANN "CRILLY" REMILLARD 81, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2019 in her Audubon, Pennsylvania home. Ann was born on November 9, 1937 in Toledo, Ohio to Daniel and Virginia Holzemer and was the oldest of 7 children. She was married to Laurent "Larry" Remillard, Sr. on May 23, 1959. Together they had four sons. The family moved frequently with moves to Baltimore Maryland, Charlotte,...
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Joyce Elizabeth Senss

February 26, 1946 - October 18, 2019

Born February 26th, 1946, Joyce Elizabeth Senss, (Nana, Mom, Honey-Bunny) earned her wings on Friday, October 18, 2019. She is survived by her beloved husband, Klaus, her brother, John (Jack), her children, Joseph and Marian and the joys of her life – her grandchildren, Tara and Enrico. After her marriage to William Schmidt (Bud) she traveled the east coast following his job while raising...
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Maryann (nee McLaughlin) McKenzie

January 5, 1938 - October 18, 2019

Maryann McKenzie (nee McLaughlin) of Blue Bell, Pa., formerly of Elkins Park, Pa., was welcomed into heaven on October 18, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia on January 5,1938 to the late Bernard and Mary McLaughlin (nee Harvey).    Upon graduating from Little Flower High School, Maryann went to work at LaSalle University (College) in the library. She then worked for IBM before taking time...
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Vincent M. Brascetta

October 17, 2019

Vincent M. Brascetta, 88, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday October 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Vincent's Life Celebration Memorial Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 724 Maple Ave, Linwood, NJ 08221 on Saturday November 23, 2019 at 1:00pm. A visitation will be held at the church from 12:30pm...
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Gary Walter Granzow

July 12, 1940 - October 16, 2019

Gary Walter Granzow, age 79, of Carversville, Pennsylvania passed away on October 16, 2019. Gary was born on July 12, 1940 to Henry and Nina Lee (née Cunningham) Granzow, in Oak Park, Illinois, the second of three children. He graduated from Oak Park High School in 1958 where he met his wife of fifty-eight years, Margaret "Mitsy" (née Neuman) Granzow. Gary attended the University of...
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Estelle C. (née Chmielewska) Benner

July 26, 1938 - October 16, 2019

Estelle C. Benner (née Chmielewska) of Willow Grove, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019. She was 81 years old. Estelle was born on July 26, 1938 to the late Benjamin Chmielewski and the late Anna Clokey, in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Nathan Benner, Jr. Estelle is survived by her five children: Frank A. Benner (Maryanne), Mark C. Benner, Sr. (Barbara),...
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Patrick J. Gallagher

October 16, 2019

Patrick J. Gallagher, 62 of Philadelphia passed away at home on October 16, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Denise M. Hall Gallagher. Loving father of Christine M. Gallagher, Erin M. Riley (Patrick) and the late Patrick C. Gallagher. Grandfather of Patrick Reilly Gallagher. Dear brother of Diane Womer and the late Daniel, Joseph, Mary Ann Kross and Bernard Gallagher. Also...
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James J. Beppel

August 30, 1939 - October 16, 2019

James J. Beppel passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 16, 2019 surrounded by his family at Regina Nursing Center after a very long and courageous battle with many illnesses. "Jim" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was a resident of Collegeville, PA and a member of St. Eleanor Parish for more than 20 years. Born on August 30, 1939, in Philadelphia, he was the son of...
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Therese A. (nee Ratke) Everman

October 16, 2019

Everman, Therese A. (nee Ratke) of Philadelphia, on October 16th 2019 at the age of 89. Therese was the loving wife of the late Vincent P. Everman for 44 years. Therese was the caring mother to her five children; Vincent P. Everman Jr. (Angela), Susan Fee (Michael), Linda Sheldon (Paul), Janet Everman, and Mark Everman (Celia). Therese also leaves behind an impressive legacy in her 13...
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Thelma J. (nee May) Elia

October 15, 2019

Thelma J. Elia (nee May), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on October 15, 2019 at the age of 89. Thelma was the beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Joseph J. Elia (Eileen), Cynthia A. Malkowski (Michael), Timothy J. Elia (Roseann), and Kenneth F. Elia (Leah); caring sister of Joseph May (Theresa) and Dorothy Penton (Ernest); cherished grandmother of...
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Ruth Voss

October 15, 2019

Ruth Voss (nee Latham), 80 of Yardley, Pa UK, passed away peacefully at home on October 15, 2019. Throughout her marriage she lived in many locations, including 25 years in Asia. Ruth is survived by her beloved husband William Voss; loving son Adam L Voss (Jessica) and their children Sarah and Thomas of Nolensville, TN, and loving daughter Amy S. Sullivan and her daughter Madison of Bensalem, Pa...
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Gwen Ann Martin (Taylor)

November 19, 1956 - October 14, 2019

Gwen Ann Martin (Taylor) passed away surrounded by her loving family on October 14th, 2019. She was born November 19, 1956 in Woodbury, NJ. She was predeceased by her parents, Rev. Horace and Mrs. Lucille Taylor. She is survived by her husband Tony Martin (married March 23, 1996) and their daughters Jensina and Jiana Martin who live in Boden, Sweden. Gwen is also survived by her brother and...
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James D. Duke

October 14, 2019

James D. Duke, 46, of Lansdale, PA passed away peacefully on Monday, October 14, 2019. James is survived by his loving wife Christina, daughter Jennifer, mother Irene, father James, and sister Pamela. His family was his life; basketball and photography were his passions. James was a graduate of La Salle University. James was a proud Officer in the Navy Reserves. Relatives, colleagues, and friends...
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Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia

October 13, 2019

Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia, age 72, of Galloway, passed away peacefully Sunday October 13, 2019. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Havens) Agoglia. Bob was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 19th 1947 to the late Pasquale and Christine (Del Prete) Agoglia. It was in Brooklyn he first began working with his hands at his family's Brooklyn bakery. After graduating high school Bob served his...
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Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia

October 13, 2019

Robert Louis "Bob" Agoglia, age 72, of Galloway, passed away peacefully Sunday October 13, 2019. He was the husband of the late Patricia (Havens) Agoglia. Bob was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 19th 1947 to the late Pasquale and Christine (Del Prete) Agoglia. It was in Brooklyn he first began working with his hands at his family's Brooklyn bakery. After graduating high school Bob served his...
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Timothy J. O'Connell, Sr.

October 13, 2019

Timothy J. O'Connell, Sr., 103 years of age, passed away on October 13, 2019 at St. Joseph Manor, Meadowbrook, PA. Born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth O'Connell, Tim worked as a long-time administrator at the Naval Supply Depot for the federal government in Philadelphia. During his life, Tim enjoyed trips to the racetrack and casino. As a young man, accompanied...
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Dorothy A. Kelly

October 12, 2019

Dorothy A. Kelly (nee Smorada), passed away on October 12, 2019 at the age of 94. Daughter of the late Anna (nee Bilpuch) and Louis Smorada, Dottie is survived by her loving daughter Karen (Michael) Murray, beloved grandchildren Robert Kelly, Colleen (Mark) Templeton, Tommy (Dana) Kelly, Moira Kelly, Lliam (Bethany) Kelly, Heather (Scott) Simoneau, and Susan Sluk; great-grandchldren Finn Kelly,...
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Sandra Ann (Rynkiewicz) Nadwodny

October 12, 2019

Sandra Ann (Rynkiewicz) Nadwodny "Nawod" "Sha Sha". Sandy a 10 year, 4 time cancer survivor quietly passed away from medical complications surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton, she was 75 years old. Born May 27, 1944 in Shamokin, PA to the late Edward Rynkiewicz and Adela (Plisiewicz) Rynkiewicz. Proceeded in death by her...
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Eleanor A. Quinn

October 12, 2019

Eleanor A. Quinn, of Womelsdorf, PA passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at StoneRidge Towne Centre. She was 80 years old. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles and Elsie (née Peeples) Hippel and was a 1956 graduate from Lincoln High School in Mayfair. She was the wife to her husband John J. Quinn with whom she is survived by and together they would have...
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Virginia B. (nee Rieger) Vansant

January 6, 1927 - October 12, 2019

Virginia B. (nee Rieger) Vansant, of Pylesville, Md., passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the age of 92.  Former longtime Langhorne resident, Virginia was born to the late Albert and Louise Hertel Rieger on January 6. 1927.  She was a life member of Langhorne United Methodist Church and former member of Fawn United Methodist Church.  She was actively involved in both churches throughout...
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Catherine M. Robinson

March 19, 1941 - October 12, 2019

Catherine M. Robinson, 78, of Bensalem, was called home to our Creator on October 12, 2019. She was born on March 19, 1941 in Camden, NJ. She enjoyed crocheting; she was a stitching angel. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 31 years, Howard Robinson, and her children, Wade Robinson and Deborah Robinson, Catherine is survived by her daughters, Judith (Darryl Sr.) Lamb of Bensalem, PA,...
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Janet Ruth (Wagner) Sugden

October 11, 2019

Janet Ruth (Wagner) Sugden passed away on October 11, 2019 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of 45 years to the late Dr. William A. Sugden. Born in Kingston Pennsylvania she is the daughter of Margaret E. Garrahan (Wagner) Severs and Fredrick L Wagner and step daughter of Johnathan Burke Severs She is survived by three daughters: Elizabeth (Michael) Ludwig of Franklin TN, Jennifer...
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Janet Ruth (Wagner) Sugden

October 11, 2019

Janet Ruth (Wagner) Sugden passed away on October 11, 2019 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of 45 years to the late Dr. William A. Sugden. Born in Kingston Pennsylvania she is the daughter of Margaret E. Garrahan (Wagner) Severs and Fredrick L Wagner and step daughter of Johnathan Burke Severs She is survived by three daughters: Elizabeth (Michael) Ludwig of Franklin TN, Jennifer...
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Philomena A. Lahage

October 11, 2019

Philomena Lahage of Philadelphia died Friday October 11. 2019 at Nazareth Hospital, Vitas Unit. She was born 70 years ago to George J Lahage and the former Caroline Casselli. She was raised in the Manayunk section of the city and later moved on to the Northeast Philadelphia. Philomena had a love of socializing, traveling, attending church services, animals and she always had a smile for everyone....
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Bradley W. Daniels

October 11, 2019

Bradley W. Daniels, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, October 11, 2019 at the age of 58. Bradley was the loving husband of Linda Daniels (nee Donnelly); caring son of Anna Mae Daniels (nee Giannini) and the late Robert Daniels; and cherished brother of Robert B. Daniels JR. (Clare). Also surviving are nieces Shannon, Elizabeth, and nephews Robert and...
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Joan A. "Mitzi" (nee Mersinger) Trifiletti

October 11, 2019

Joan A. "Mitzi" Trifiletti (nee Mersinger) passed away on October 11, 2019 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Patrick J. Trifiletti; loving mother of Patricia Fulforth (Michael), Sharon Boyle (Michael), Joan Reily (Daniel), Philip (Antoinette), Susan Trifiletti, David (Paula), Stephen (Addie) and Anthony Brian (Christine); cherished grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 7. She was...
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Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Harvey

May 15, 1935 - October 10, 2019

Elizabeth Ann Harvey "Betty" passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 10, 2019. Born in Philadelphia on May 15, 1935 to the late Francis and Elizabeth Hartman (nee Lee). Betty had a flare for arts and crafts and was an avid seamstress. She spent many years volunteering at St Francis of Assisi Parish and Bishop Kenrick High School. She was devoted to her family and...
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Henry J. Ongo

October 10, 2019

Henry J. Ongo passed away, suddenly, on October 10, 2019 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Erlinda A. Ongo (nee Advincula); loving father of Helen Chui (Danny) and Henrietta Staller (James); cherished grandfather of Grace and Gabrielle Chui; dear brother of Lulu Ongo and the late Hernando Ongo. He is also survived by many cousins. Henry was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and enjoyed playing the...
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Gertrude E. Smith

October 17, 1926 - October 9, 2019

Gertrude E. Smith, born October 17, 1926, in Albany Georgia, to loving parents Will James and Eliza Hightower James. Gertrude grew up in a family of eleven siblings, Willie Jr., Samuel, Robert Lee, Major, Alonzo, Adonis, Eva Lee, Craig, Mattie and Eula, all of whom transitioned from this life before her.   Gertrude met James E, Smith Sr. and they were married. From this union three children...
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Kathleen Early, GNSH

October 9, 2019

Sister Kathleen Early, GNSH, (formerly Sister Mary Rose), 94, died on 10/9/19 at St. Joseph's Manor in the 73rd year of her religious life. A native New Yorker, she taught for 20 years in Jackson Heights, NY, including 6 years as principal. For 36 additional years, students at St Norbert in Paoli, St. Canicus, Mahanoy City, and St. Joseph the Worker, Fallsington, PA were guided to knowledge at...
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Rusty E. Cain, Jr.

October 9, 2019

Rusty E. Cain, Jr., 62, of Margate, NJ entered into rest on Wednesday October 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Russell E. and Carolyn Mae (Boyer) Cain, Sr. He was the loving husband of Ricki Beth (Gurwood) Cain with whom he spent 36 blissful years. Rusty was a self employed car wholesaler working for many years in the automotive...
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Ralph R. Pileggi, Sr.

October 9, 2019

Ralph R. Pileggi, Sr., 88, of Linwood, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday October 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Atlantic City, NJ he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa (Sacco) Pileggi. He was the loving husband of Joan D. (Sweeney) Pileggi who celebrated 64 years together. Ralph bravely served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War attaining...
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Dorothy M. (nee Pierce) Stanton

October 9, 2019

Dorothy M. Stanton (nee Pierce) passed away on October 9, 2019 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late John J. Stanton; loving mother of Patricia Yoak, Dorothy Wilkins (John) and John J. Stanton, Jr. (Kathie); cherished grandmother of 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Dorothy enjoyed sewing, crocheting, baking and cooking. Relatives and friends are...
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Margaret D. Sauer

October 9, 2019

Margaret D. Sauer of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 9th, 2019. Beloved wife of Ralph Sauer, and the late William Riley, Margaret is survived by her cherished children, William C. Riley (Theresa), Marilyn Huffman (Edward), and step son Charles Sauer (Suzanne). Margaret is also survived by her adored grandchildren, Jill (Robert), Brian, Nicole (Anthony), Lauren (Phillip),...
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Tariq Ebenezer

March 6, 1953 - October 8, 2019

On March 6th, 1953, in a small town of Sahiwal, Pakistan, the late Sarwar Khan and the late Farooq Sultana welcomed their second baby boy into the world, they named him Tariq Ebenezer. On February 23rd, 1982, he took the hand of the love of his life to become his wife, Abida Tariq and together they shared 37 years of marriage. Tariq is survived by his two sons, two daughters, three sisters, one...
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Dorle Erika Neumann Weil

July 26, 1930 - October 8, 2019

Dorle Erika Neumann Weil, born July 26, 1930, in Berlin, Germany, died peacefully on October 8, 2019. In response to the rising unrest in Germany, Dorle and her parents moved from Berlin to Tehran, Iran in 1933, where her father was personal physician to the Shah. Dorle was a student for many years at the Community School in Tehran, an experience she remembered very fondly. Dorle lived in Tehran...
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Jose Angel Quiñones

October 8, 2019

Jose Angel Quiñones, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 8, 2019 at the age of 73. Jose is survived by his beloved wife Carmen (nee Ayala); his daughters Madelene Quiñones (Angel Velazquez), Michelle Quiñones, Milagros Quinones; grandchildren Ashley, Justin, Alyssa, Angel, and Tyler; great grandchildren Juliani and Alayna; and his sisters Amparo Madera...
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John F. Ferro

October 8, 2019

John F. Ferro was born and raised in Astoria, NY. He was 69 years of age and succumbed in his fight with Lymphoma on October 8, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rosemary (Byrne); sons Peter and his wife Tammy; Tom and his wife Marguerite. The joy of his life were his grandchildren Thomas, Eva, Turner and four week old Mary Elizabeth. He is also survived by his sister Vivian...
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