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

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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Lisa Sowisdral-Giosa

February 17, 2020

Lisa Sowisdral-Giosa of Philadelphia passed away on February 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was 54 years old. Lisa is survived by her children, Leon Sowisdral III and Reonna Giosa, her mother, Patricia Butch, brother Joseph Butch and her fiancé Thomas Brennan. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Lisa's Life Celebration Friday February 21, 2020 starting 9:00 AM followed...
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Helen V. (nee Molinowski) Jeral

February 16, 2020

Helen V. Jeral (nee Molinowski) quietly entered Heaven's Gates on February 16, 2020 at the age of 88 surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Victoria Molinowski, her devoted husband of 63 years, Robert John, twin sons Kevin and Richard, daughter Celeste Cimorelli and grandson Shawn. Loving mother (and mother-in-law) of Robert Jeral (Barbara), Victoria Schiffler (the...
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William M. Rapach

February 15, 2020

William M. Rapach 77 years old, of Philadelphia passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday February 15th, 2020. William is survived by his loving wife Anna (nee Corsanico), of 55 years. He is also survived by his cherished children, Sharon (John), and Tracey (Tom), as well as his adored grandchildren, Heather (Jeff), Anthony (Amanda), Kady, and Kelly, and his adored great...
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Thomas J. Brisendine

February 15, 2020

Thomas J. Brisendine passed away on February 15, 2020 at the age of 72. Loving father of Paige Furphy (Thomas) and Thomas Brisendine (Lisa); cherished grandfather of Chase Brisendine; dear brother of Bernard, Robert (Carol) and the late Gail and John Brisendine. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson. He was an avid Eagles fan and also enjoyed fishing and going to...
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Joseph P. Beirne

March 18, 1934 - February 14, 2020

Joseph P. Beirne was welcomed into heaven on February 14, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bryn Mawr on March 18, 1934 Joe was the beloved son of the late William and Mary Beirne (nee McGuigan). Joe attended St. Thomas More High School in Philadelphia and went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He then received his Bachelors in Finance...
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Joanne M. Schaffer

October 9, 1941 - February 14, 2020

Joanne M. Schaffer, of Hulmeville, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020. She was 78 years old. Joanne was the beloved wife to Barry L. Schaffer with whom she is survived by. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Joseph and Catherine (née Valori) Senese on October 9, 1941. Joanne attended Bristol High school. She graduated valedictorian of her class and married her high school...
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William J. Lindsay

February 14, 2020

William J. Lindsay, of Bensalem, Pa, passed away on February 14, 2020 at the age of 70. William is survived by his loving sisters Anne Marie Barton (John) and Sister Elizabeth Lindsay; his former wife Charlotte Spieler, his nieces and nephews, and his great-nephew. Services will be held privately at the request of his family. Care has been entrusted to John F. Givnish of Academy Road.
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Ellen I. (nee Graff) Mazzoni

February 14, 2020

Ellen I. Mazzoni (nee Graff), age 91, passed away Valentine's Day February 14, 2020 at her home. She is the wife of the late Stephen J. Mazzoni, Sr. who died in 2008. She is the loving mother of Linda White and her husband Roy, Stephen J. Mazzoni, Jr. and his wife Mary, Michael A. Mazzoni and his wife Dee, Ellen M. and Teresa M. Mazzoni. She was the dear sister of the late Joyce Szczurek and...
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Lisa Folsom

February 13, 2020

Lisa A. Folsom, 55, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Thursday February 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Stamford, CT she was the daughter of the late Jeffrey and Arlene Boerum Hanson. She was the loving wife of David A. Folsom whom she married on December 31, 1999. Lisa will be remembered for being a phenomenal homemaker, working hard every day to provide a...
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Donna Jean Tavernier

February 13, 2020

Sister Donna Jean Tavernier (formerly Sister Mary Jude), 85, died February 13, 2020 at St. Joseph's Manor, Meadowbrook, PA in the 67th year of her religious life. A native of Ogdensburg, NY Donna Jean graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1953, the year she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart. Sister received a BS in Education from D'Youville College, and served for 55 years in New York,...
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Sara (nee Calamia) DeCamillo

September 22, 1925 - February 12, 2020

Sara DeCamillo (nee Calamia) was welcomed into heaven surrounded by her loving family on February 12, 2020. Sara was born in Norristown on September 22, 1925 to the late Domenick and Vincenza Calamia (nee Fauci). Sara graduated Norristown High School in 1943 and is survived by the love of her life Ascanio "Scan" E. DeCamillo. The two were married on April 16th 1950. She was a kind and...
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Alan L. Reasoner

February 12, 2020

Alan L. Reasoner, 72, of Yardley, Pa, passed away on February 12, 2020. Alan is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Nancy (nee Stanzel); his caring children, and step-children, Amy Reasoner, Tyler Reasoner, Marty Griffin (Jennifer), Donna Young, and Susanne McCartney (Patrick); daughter-in-law Margaret Reasoner; cherished grandchildren Darren, Taylor, Logan, Ava, Erica, Owen, and Ethan; and...
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Rose Ann Brandenstein

February 11, 2020

Rose Ann Brandenstein, 87, of Alhambra, CA and formerly of Chandler, AZ; Springfield, MO; Dearborn, MI; and Philadelphia, PA, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday evening, February 11, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Rose Ann was born in 1932 in Philadelphia, the first of two children born to the late Clayton and Rose Erb. Throughout her childhood, Rose...
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Patricia A. (nee Yerkes) Silvia

February 11, 2020

Patricia A. (nee Yerkes) Silvia, of Morrisville, PA, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at the age of 85. Born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Anne Marie Yerkes, Pat enjoyed going to the community outdoor concerts with her husband of 59 years, Arthur J. Silvia. She was a dedicated member of her Church, St. Frances Cabrini and the Falls Township Senior Center where she enjoyed...
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Lewis Joseph Radziszewski, Jr.

February 11, 2020

Lewis Joseph Radziszewski, Jr., age 34, of Philadelphia passed away Tuesday February 11, 2020 at Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital. He was a life-long resident of the Parkwood section of the city and was a true Philly Sports fan, especially the Flyers. Since 2006, Lew worked with his dad as an ironworker at Haydon Bolts, Inc. in the Frankford section. At one time he was in a band and played the...
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Agnes Murtha

May 10, 1931 - February 11, 2020

Agnes Murtha, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was 88 years old. Agnes was born in Philadelphia on May 10, 1931 to the late William and Agnes (née Lonergan) Brady and was the wife to the late James R. Murtha who passed away in 2013. Agnes was a devoted homemaker who cared for her family. She liked to cook, bake, and was quite talented at sewing and making her own...
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Mary Ann (Gentry) Cook

July 16, 1928 - February 11, 2020

Mary Ann (Gentry) Cook, 91, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2020 at Crestview Nursing Home in Langhorne, PA after an extended illness.  Mary was born on July 16, 1928 in Portsmouth, Virginia to Stephen L. Gentry and Mary Ann (Gibson) Gentry and was raised in Sumter, South Carolina.   After high school, Mary worked as a legal secretary for a prominent Sumter lawyer, a fact that she...
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Donald Plump

February 11, 2020

Donald R. Plump, the long-time president of the Frost-Watson Lumber Corp., died at home on Tuesday, Feb. 11. He was 85 years old. Husband, father, businessman and outdoorsman, Don is remembered by family and friends as a loving husband and father and a loyal and steadfast friend. He loved his family, friends, and employees and that love was returned in full. Affectionately nicknamed "Baron"...
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Helen M. Troxell

February 11, 2020

Helen M. Troxell, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2020 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (nee Stewart) Troxell. Helen is predeceased by her siblings Thomas Troxell, Katherine Worst, Dorothy Koller, Margaret Ward, James Troxell, and Mary Tosten. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to share in...
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Viola E. Comas

February 11, 2020

Viola E. Comas, of Burholme Philadelphia, passed away on February 11th 2020 at the age of 100. Viola was the loving wife of the late Lester Comas for 58 years. Viola was the caring sister of Mary Hediger (the late Joseph Sr.), and the late Albert Meyers. Viola will be greatly missed by her niece, nephews, and their families. Viola was a longtime resident of Burholme Philadelphia, where she...
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Laree Amber Love Godish

September 19, 1984 - February 10, 2020

Laree Amber Love Godish Laree, Ree Ree, Ree, Reeny Jeanie, Reedle, Pretty Little Princess, Precious Little Girl, 
Larry, Lar, L, Sissy, Mommy- She was born on September 19, 1984 and found peace with our Lord on February 10th 
2020. Laree grew up in the Elderberry section of Levittown where she learned to ride her two 
wheeler, roller blade, and set up a lemonade stand with her...
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Nancy Roeder Jaffe

June 9, 1930 - February 9, 2020

Nancy Roeder Jaffe of East Norriton passed away peacefully on February 9, 2020 at the age of 89. Born on June 9, 1930 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Florence (McDowell) Roeder. She was a graduate of West Chester College and was a music teacher in the Norristown Area School District. She was a loving mother to Susan (Trout) Red, Polly (Trout) de Coria (deceased),...
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Catherine A. Sweeney

February 9, 2020

Catherine A. Sweeney, a retired Fleers Bubblegum Supervisor, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020. She was 79. Born in Philadelphia, Cass was the daughter of the late Patrick McGinley and Catherine Dougherty. Cass was the middle child, having an older brother Francis and younger sister Peggy. She attended The Most Blessed Sacrament for grade school and was a graduate of West Catholic Girls...
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Samuel Ralph Colucci, Jr.

April 16, 1968 - February 9, 2020

A golden heart stopped beating on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Samuel Ralph Colucci, Jr. was welcomed into heaven surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norristown on April 16, 1968, Sam was the cherished son of Samuel, Sr. and Aliceann Colucci (nee Bateman). Sam attended the University of Pittsburgh where he met the love of his life, Patti (nee Jackson). He graduated with his Bachelorof...
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Rose (nee Smeraglia) DeMutis

February 21, 1928 - February 9, 2020

Rose DeMutis (nee Smeraglia) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 9, 2020. She was 91 years old. Born February 21, 1928 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (nee Montalbano)) Smeraglia and the beloved wife of the late Charles J. DeMutis, Jr. Rose enjoyed trips with her family to Ocean City, NJ and to Brigantine. Her hobbies were crocheting,...
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Florence (Fry) Hollinger

March 16, 1932 - February 8, 2020

Florence Hollinger (Fry) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 16, 1932 in Lansdale, Florence was the beloved daughter of the late James Ashbourn Fry and Florence Schultz Fry. Upon graduating Norristown Area High School in 1949, Florence went on to become an administrative assistant at Lincoln Center of Bridgeport. Florence enjoyed sewing and making...
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Glenn Harold Johnson

November 14, 1937 - February 8, 2020

Glenn Harold Johnson, 82, passed away on February 8, 2020, at his home in North Wales, PA. Mr. Johnson was born on November 14, 1937, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He was the only child of Harold and Mary Estella (Fletcher) Johnson. He was a 1955 graduate of Coughlin High School and a graduate of Wilkes University. In 1961, he married Sandra Mae Arnold of Forty-Fort, PA. Mr. Johnson began his career...
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Long Thanh Nguyen

February 7, 2020

NGUYEN Long Thanh Nguyen, of Philadelphia, passed away on Feburary 7th 2020 at the age of 55. Long was the loving husband of Yen T. Le of 20 wonderful years, and the caring father to William Nguyen. Long was the brother of Nhung Trinh, Dien Nguyen, Hung Nguyen, and Dang Nguyen. Long will also be greatly missed by all the extended members of the Nhung, Dien, Hung, and Dang families. Long...
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Kathryn Mae "Kay" (nee Sutherland) Wassinger

April 17, 1927 - February 7, 2020

WASSINGER 
KATHRYN MAE "KAY" 
(nee Sutherland) Kay, the first child of Henry and Katharine Sutherland, came into this world April 17, 1927, on a 
beautiful Easter Sunday morning. She led a long and happy life, but slipped away from us peacefully, 
at home, on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the age of 92 and 10 months. She and her beloved husband, Donald R. Wassinger, were married...
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Victor A. Campellone

February 7, 2020

Victor A. Campellone, 34 of Huntingdon Valley passed away on February 7, 2020. Beloved son of Linda DeMarco Campellone and the late Anthony Campellone. Dear brother of Antonio Campellone and brother-in-law of Michelle Campellone and loving uncle of Michael, Antonio and Dylan. Victor was a kind and loving young man who was blessed with a beautiful family, loving relatives and many friends. He...
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Christian T. Pailleret

February 6, 2020

Christian T. Pailleret, 19, of Marmora, NJ passed away suddenly on Thursday February 6, 2020. The son of Christian Pailleret and the late Rachel (Rodriguez) Pailleret. Christian was born in Rutland, VT and moved to New Jersey at a young age. He began his high school career at Mainland Regional High School and was part of the state champion swim team of 2016 and graduated from Ocean City High...
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Christian T. Pailleret

February 6, 2020

Christian T. Pailleret, 19, of Marmora, NJ passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The son of Christian Pailleret and the late Rachel (Rodriguez) Pailleret. Christian was born in Rutland, VT and moved to New Jersey at a young age. He began his high school career at Mainland Regional High School and was part of the state champion swim team of 2016 and graduated from Ocean City High...
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Eleanor (nee Blee) Buck

February 6, 2020

Buck Eleanor M. (nee Blee), passed away at the age of 78 on February 6th, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Joseph and Genevieve (Leith) Blee. Eleanor was the beloved wife of 51years to the late Edward L. Buck; the devoted mother of Catherine Carbone (Rocco), Edward (Kimberly), Diane (Kathleen), and Ronald (Jennifer). She was predeceased by her two sons, Michael and James. ...
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Gary E. Coughlan

February 6, 2020

Gary E. Coughlan 63 of Langhorne passed away on February 6, 2020. Loving father of Matthew A. Coughlan, Daniel P. Coughlan, Kerriann M. Coughlan and Kevin D. Coughlan. Dear brother of Roger Coughlan (Janice), David Coughlan (the late Melissa), Stephen Coughlan (Kathleen) and Joanne Hart (Jim). Friend and former husband of Ann M. Dietrich-Coughlan. Gary grew up in Abington PA, son of Roger and...
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Jacqueline "Jackie" T. Collins

February 6, 2020

Jacqueline ("Jackie") T. Collins, 81 of Churchville, PA died on February 6, 2020 at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA. Born in Oakland, CA, Jackie was life-long resident of the Philadelphia region and also enjoyed her time in Cape May, NJ. Jackie was devoted to her Catholic faith. She was a member of the Oblates of the Precious Blood in Jemez Springs, NM, and she enjoyed crocheting,...
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James T. Anthony, Jr.

February 4, 2020

James T. Anthony, Jr., of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 4, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospice. He was 77 years old. "Jim" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia to the late James T. Anthony, Sr. and Helen R. (née Connelly) Anthony. He was the husband to Julia E. (née Kaveski) Anthony with whom he is survived by. Jim worked...
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Lottie Mae Opanel

February 3, 2020

On Monday, February 3, 2020, Lottie Mae (Davis) Opanel, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 83. Lottie was born on June 7, 1936, in Wake Forest, NC, to Aubrey T. and Ida Lee (Caudle) Davis. Lottie was of the ninth generation of Davises to be born in Wake County. Lottie Graduated high school in 1954 form Wake Forest High...
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Frank W. Howardell

February 3, 2020

Frank W. Howardell, 77, a resident of Brigantine since 1956, passed away on Monday February 3, 2020. Frank was born in Atlantic City to the late Somers and Edna (Camp) Howardell. Frank was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Frank was a Atlantic City Firemen for 27 years retiring in 1993. He was a well known local surf fishing...
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Frank W. Howardell

February 3, 2020

Frank W. Howardell, 77, a resident of Brigantine since 1956, passed away on Monday February 3, 2020. Frank was born in Atlantic City to the late Somers and Edna (Camp) Howardell. Frank was a graduate of Atlantic City High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Frank was a Atlantic City Firemen for 27 years retiring in 1993. He was a well known local surf fishing...
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Margaret J. Lukacko

February 3, 2020

Lukacko Margaret J., of Philadelphia, passed away on February 3rd 2020 at the age of 75. Marge is survived by her loving children; Peter O. Lukacko and Paul L. Lukacko, as well as her sister Mary Plewes and her brother Leonard Kovacs, whom all loved her very much. Marge will always be remembered as a devoted mother to her boys. She always put her family before herself. Marge would enjoy...
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Elaine F. DeLeo

February 3, 2020

Elaine F. DeLeo, age 89, passed away peacefully on February 3rd, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and currently resided in the Fox Chase section of the city. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Esther DeLeo. Elaine was the beloved sister of Josephine (her husband "Clip") Clipner, Joseph " Jr" (his wife Rose) DeLeo, Fred ( his wife "Babe") DeLeo, and Patricia (her...
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Rhetta S. McMeans

February 3, 2020

Rhetta S. McMeans, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 3rd, 2020, at the age of 89. Rhetta was the loving wife of Raymond J. McMeans Jr. for 66 wonderful years. Rhetta was also the caring mother to Bonnie L. McMeans (Jay Kuklinski), the late David McMeans, Daniel T. McMeans (Nancy), and Raymond J. McMeans III (Karen). Rhetta will also be greatly missed by her sisters, Sylvia Mader (Arthur...
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Harper Alicia Taylor

January 29, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Taylor Harper Alicia, passed away on February 2nd, 2020. Harper was only five days old. She is survived her parents Ryan and Lauren Taylor, and was a gift to the Taylor, Klatcher and Myers family. Harper was born on Wednesday, January 29th,2020. She may have only survived for five days but she made such a positive impact on all of our lives. She was such a little fighter and fought to the very...
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Barbara Lee

February 2, 2020

Lee, Barbara (nee Ligh), 83, of Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 2, 2020, with her children by her side. Barbara was the loving wife of 46 years to the late Henry Lee. They raised three beautiful children together, daughter Wyman Lee, son Glenn Lee, and her daughter Shirley Wiley (Kevin). Barbara was blessed with two granddaughters, Jessica and Natalie Wiley. Relatives and...
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Sally A. (nee LaPergola) Gray

February 2, 2020

Sally A. (nee LaPergola) Gray, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the age of 77. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Michael and Marie LaPergola, Sally enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and collecting miniature Angels. She was a Judiciary Secretary who proudly ran her "kitchen table law firm," helping people in need in all legal aspects while being served a...
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Marie C. (nee Vogt) Crowe

April 19, 1927 - February 2, 2020

Marie C. Crowe (nee Vogt) of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 2, 2020. She was 92 years old. Born April 19, 1927 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Sebastian and Marie (nee McGuigan) Vogt, and the beloved wife of the late Francis J. Crowe. Marie was a Graduate of Little Flower High School Class of 1945. She loved music and enjoyed singing, playing the piano...
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Mildred "Millie" M. (nee Ryan) Haas

February 1, 2020

Mildred "Millie" M. Haas (nee Ryan) completed her earthly journey and began her new life with God on Friday, February 1, 2020. A devoted wife to her late husband Joe for over 50 years and mother of four children, Millie was born in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section to Ben and Bridget Ryan, and attended Nativity BVM Grade School, and Little Flower High School. Millie grew up as part of a large...
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Arlene (Kachline) Loehrig

February 1, 2020

Arlene (Kachline) Loehrig passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Twining Village in Holland, Pa. She was 90. Born in Quakertown, Pa., Arlene graduated from Kutztown State Teachers College (now Kutztown University) in 1951 with a BS in education and a major in library science. In August 1951, she wed Robert Loehrig from suburban Reading, Pa., whom she had met during college. They were...
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Sarah P. (Pat) née Hegarty Smith

January 31, 2020

Sarah P. (Pat) née Hegarty Smith, 96, formerly of Olney and Derry, Northern Ireland, went peacefully home on January 31, 2020. Beloved daughter of Patrick and Nan Hegarty, devoted wife of the late James Smith, dear grandmother of the late Colleen Smith. She leaves behind her loving children, Ann Marie (Charles) Sielski, James (Mary), Patricia (Robert) Clark, and Brian (Dorothy), 13...
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James E. "Jim" Sieger

January 31, 2020

James E. "Jim" Sieger, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on January 31, 2020 at the age of 54. Loving father of Matthew Sieger (Katrina Elder) and grandfather of Mila and Luca; beloved son of Leonard and the late Dorothy Sieger; dear brother of Len Sieger (Clare), Diane Costello (Tony) and Susan Newton; husband of Patricia (nee Kaye). Jim enjoyed taking road trips on...
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Dona Lynn (Nee Eklund) Colatriano

January 31, 2020

Dona Lynn Colatriano (Nee Eklund), 55 years old of Levittown PA passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday January 31st, 2020. Dona is survived by her adored daughter Chelsea, loving parents, Ronald (Pat) and Linda (Len), as well as her loving husband, Dave. Dona is also survived by her cherished siblings, Eric (Avril), Sharon, and Brian (Pam), as well as her nieces and nephews, Nicole...
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Robert J. Quirk

January 30, 2020

Robert (Bob) J. Quirk, 67 passed away suddenly at his home in Florida on January 30, 2020. He was the son of the late William F. and Regina T Quirk (Murphy). He is survived by his loving wife Lori (Barr), sons Michael (Meaghan) and Kevin (Natalie), daughter Sarah (Michael) and 5 grandchildren. He leaves behind his siblings William (Louise), Carole (Don), Mary (Stan dec.), Lawrence (Ella),...
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Kim (nee Hofelder) Teesdale

January 30, 2020

Kim (nee Hofelder) Teesdale of Philadelphia, PA. passed away unexpectedly on January 30, 2020. She was 59 years old. She was born and raised in Philly, graduating from Archbishop Ryan High School and Temple University. Kim was the daughter of the late Charles Hofelder and the late Erne Hofelder (nee Bubeck). She was the wife of David B. Teesdale, the loving mother of Alexander Hofelder and David...
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Thomas W. Corcoran

March 19, 1968 - January 30, 2020

Thomas W. Corcoran, age 51 , passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday January 30, 2020. Born on March 19, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Cyndi and children Madelynn and Thomas "TJ", parents Nikki (Jim) Donlen, and Tom (Betty) Corcoran, and sisters Karen (Todd) Mullaney, Kristen (Marc) Anderson, and Kim (Chris) Heuer. All of these he...
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Susan V. (nee Frangiosa) Bingham

October 27, 1924 - January 30, 2020

Susan V. Bingham (nee Frangiosa) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 30, 2020. She was 95 years old. Born October 27, 1924 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Assunta (nee Marine) Frangiosa, and the beloved wife of the late Francis R. Bingham. Susan enjoyed her many years in retail, working at both Clover and Kohl's well into her 80's. She lived...
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Michael Anthony Kline

January 30, 2020

Michael Anthony Kline 65 years old, of Pottstown passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday January 30th, 2020. Michael is survived by his beloved wife, Kimberly Kline. He is also survived by his loving sons, Cody Miller (Carolyn), Michael Kline, and Matthew Kline, as well as his adored granddaughter, Josslyn, and devoted brother Joseph Kline (Elly). He is predeceased by his parents,...
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Margaret (nee Delawark) Gormisky

January 30, 2020

Margaret Gormisky (nee Delawark), of Ambler,, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the age of 103. Margaret is predeceased by her husband Stanley Gormisky; her twin sister Mary Wollman, brother Peter Delwark, and sister Helen Haupt; and great nephew Richard Flaherty. Margaret is survived by her niece Joan Flaherty; nephews Ray Haupt and John Wollman;...
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Mary Sue Thomas, GNSH

January 29, 2020

Sister Mary Sue Thomas, GNSH (formerly Sister Mary Susan) (91) died January 29, 2020 in the 67th year of her religious life. Born in Atlanta, GA, she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1955. Sister received a BA in English from Maryville College of the Sacred Heart, St. Louis, MO and an MA in Education from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Her ministry as a Grey Nun...
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Jacqueline Francis Scott

January 29, 2020

Jacqueline Francis Scott,70, of Philadelphia lost her battle with MS and fell asleep in death on January 29,2020. She was exceptionally beautiful both inside and out and loving to her family and friends. Even when it felt too hard to bear, she refused to give up. She persisted on and graduated college with both an associate and bachelor's degrees. Jacqueline is survived by her two daughters...
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Clarence John "Tink" Rambo

January 29, 2020

Clarence John "Tink" Rambo passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on March 4, 1931, Tink was the beloved son of the late Clarence and Ethel Rambo (nee White). Tink proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War before being honorably discharged. In his free time he loved working on his custom antique cars, watching Western movies and...
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Edward J. "Ed" Barbieri

January 29, 2020

Edward J. Barbieri "Ed", of Abington, passed away peacefully at home on January 29, 2020. He was 72 years old. Ed was the son of Sophia (née Canosa) Barbieri and the late Italo John Barbieri. Ed had a passion for science and teaching; after receiving his Bachelor's Degree of Science in Pharmacy in 1970 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science (now the University of the Sciences), he...
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Teresa Bondarenko

January 28, 2020

Teresa Bondarenko, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on January 28th, 2020 at the age of 72. She was the beloved wife of the late Henryk Bondarenko; devoted mother of Peter Bondarenko (Jonni); and loving grandmother of Peter (Angela), Elizabeth, Krista, and Lukas; and loving great grandmother of Jason. Teresa was born in Poland on December 7th, 1948, and in the 1980s immigrated to the United...
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Mary Ann R. McCloskey

January 28, 2020

Mary Ann R. McCloskey, age 79, of Northeast Philadelphia, formerly of Roxborough, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and the daughter of the late John and Catherine Zawislak. Mary Ann was the devoted wife of the late Joseph F. McCloskey married over 32 years. She was the beloved mother of...
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Jerome V. "Jerry" Konrad

January 28, 2020

Jerome V. "Jerry" Konrad passed away on January 28, 2020 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Carole A. (nee Cunningham); loving father of Christine and Karen Konrad; dear brother of Georgia Horwatt. Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family. He liked fixing things, taking things apart to see how they worked, wood working, making and repairing clocks, doing electrical work and...
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Joseph M. D'Aulerio

January 27, 2020

Joseph M. D'Aulerio, 83 of Philadelphia went to be with the Lord on January 27, 2020. Survived by his wife Delores (nee DiOrio). Devoted father of Anthony, Joseph (Darlene), and Dee. Proud Pop of Nick (Tara), Doug (Rachel), Michael, Carly, Benny, Joseph, Bailey and Paige. Great-grandfather of Nicky, Max and Mason. Joseph is survived by his sister Philamena Vassallo (Mike). Predeceased by his...
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Bassan Kuchinov

January 27, 2020

Bassan Kuchinov, of Langhorne, PA. passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, at his home. He was born 90 years ago in Yugoslavia and had owned a laundromat in North East Philadelphia. He was predeceased by a daughter, Katja Kuchinov and is survived by his wife, Loreta Kuchinov, his children; Jessica Kuchinov, Robert Kuchinov and Vanessa Kuchinov and four grandchildren. Family and friends are...
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Kathleen Ruth Roach

January 26, 2020

Kathleen Ruth Roach, of Brigantine and Philadelphia, passed away on January 26th 2020 at the age of 54. Kathleen was the loving daughter of Jerry Roach and K. Sandra Roach. Kathleen was the caring sister to Renee Moss, Tara Roach, and the late Jerry Roach. Kathleen will also be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephew; Samantha Moss, Gabrielle Moss, Karen Roach, Crystal Roach, Cassidy...
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Richard John Kawczynski

June 20, 1941 - January 25, 2020

Richard John Kawczynski of East Norriton passed away on January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving children. Born on June 20, 1941 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, he was the dear son of the late John and Adeline Kawczynski (nee Szczepura). Dick proudly served in the Army National Guard being Honorably Discharged in 1969. He graduated from Roman Catholic High School in 1959 and then...
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Josephine M. Puleo

February 6, 1924 - January 25, 2020

Josephine M. Puleo was welcomed into heaven on January 25, 2020.Born on February 6, 1924 in Norristown she was the beloved daughter of late Stephen and Frances Marchese (nee Bondi). She was the cherished wife of 36 years to the late Charles Puleo, dear sister to Rosemarie DeStefano, cherished aunt to several nieces and nephews and friend to many. Jo was reunited with her parents and her...
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Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty

January 25, 2020

Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Philip and Helen (Colbert) Dougherty. He was the devoted husband of Anita D. (DiStefano) Dougherty whom he married on June 30, 1972.

 Joseph was a graduate of South Catholic High School in Philadelphia, PA....
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Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty

January 25, 2020

Joseph "Joe Doc" Philip Dougherty, 84, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Philip and Helen (Colbert) Dougherty. He was the devoted husband of Anita D. (DiStefano) Dougherty whom he married on June 30, 1972.

 Joseph was a graduate of South Catholic High School in Philadelphia, PA....
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Thomas John Magdelinskas

January 25, 2020

Thomas John Magdelinskas of Langhorne passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2020. He was 86. Born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Mary and Walter Magdelinskas. The son of a homemaker and coal miner, after serving his country in the United States Air Force, Tom enrolled in Kings College to pursue a teaching career. A lifelong Pennsylvania resident, Tom...
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June Harrison

January 25, 2020

June Harrison, 93, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pleasantville, NJ she was the daughter of the late Harry and Lenore (Smith) Fox. June worked for New Jersey Bell, now Verizon as a draftsman for over 37 years. She was chairman of the Pioneers Club for Bell Telephone which did many charitable works around the...
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June Harrison

January 25, 2020

June Harrison, 93, of Northfield, NJ went home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pleasantville, NJ she was the daughter of the late Harry and Lenore (Smith) Fox. June worked for New Jersey Bell, now Verizon as a draftsman for over 37 years. She was chairman of the Pioneers Club for Bell Telephone which did many charitable works around the...
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Karl Blattner

November 25, 1931 - January 24, 2020

Karl Blattner, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday January 24, 2020 at his home in Fredrick Living, Frederick, PA. Born on November 25, 1931 in Norristown, Karl was the son of the late George and Edith (Ottinger) Blattner. Karl was born and raised in East Norriton, PA. He was a 1949 graduate of A.D. Eisenhower High School. Upon graduating, Karl joined the United States Navy and served...
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Brandan M. Boulden

January 24, 2020

Brandan M. Boulden, 44 of Mechanicsburg formerly of Philadelphia passed away on January 24, 2020. Loving father of Halle K. Boulden. Dear son of Wayne L. Boulden and Eileen M. Boulden. Best friend and brother of Jason A. Boulden and the late Kimberly M. Boulden. Brandan's infectious smile lit up the world. He was an amazing friend to so many and a better father. He loved cooking for the...
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Shirley A. (nee Chmura) Wible

January 24, 2020

Shirley A. Wible (nee Chmura), 77, of Smyrna, DE, passed away with her family by her side on Friday January 24, 2020. Shirley was born in Trenton, NJ and grew up in Morrisville, PA. She is survived by her loving husband Richard Wible of 30 years. Shirley is also survived by her children Shirley Ann Patterson (Richard), David A. Greenlee, Jr, (Sandra), and Albert Wible; She will also be deeply...
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Mikayla Torres

January 23, 2020

Mikayla Torres was born and passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020. Mikayla is survived by her parents Hector Torres and Dana Monteleone; her siblings Hector, Brianna, and Millani. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Mikayla's Life Celebration on Saturday, February 8, 2020 beginning at 12:00PM followed by her funeral service at 1:00PM at John F. Givnish of Academy Road. 10975...
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Catherine "Kay" Cuddy Hipszer

January 23, 2020

Catherine "Kay" Cuddy Hipszer, 93, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Pathways of Blue Bell Place, her residence for more than three years. Kay was the dedicated office manager of Montgomery Surgical Associates' Drs. Carlson, Quill, Polsky, Weiner, Kofsky, Kneeland and Riemer for 40 years. Before and after retiring, Kay enjoyed crochet, golfing, bowling,...
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John T. Conroy

January 23, 2020

John T. Conroy, age 69, passed away peacefully at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Northeast Philadelphia, on January 23rd, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late John and Dorothy Conroy. John was the Beloved father of Vincent (his wife Andrea). He will be sadly missed by his brother Francis ( his wife Maryanne) Conroy, Thomas (his wife Winnie) Conroy, his...
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Margaret Mary (nee Boyce) McBride

January 23, 2020

McBRIDE, Margaret Mary (nee Boyce) "Peg" of Olney 101 on January 23rd peacefully at her residence. Beloved wife of the late Charles McBride and dearest mother of Fran McFadden, Charles McBride (Eileen), Sadie McBride (John), Gene McBride ( Grace) , Patrick McBride (Linda), and the late Martin McBride. Margaret is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great- great-...
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Samuel Raywood III

January 22, 2020

Samuel Raywood III, of Fairless Hills, PA, passed away January 22, 2020, at the age of 61. Born in Trenton, NJ, to the late Carmella Miller and Samuel Raywood Jr., Sam is preceded in death by his daughter, Stephany White, and her mother, Mary Richardson. He is survived by his children, Amanda (Chris Popp) Raywood, Samuel Raywood IV, Barbara Rodriguez, and his grandson, Landon White. Sam is also...
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John W. Fitzcharles, Jr.

February 17, 1932 - January 22, 2020

John W. Fitzcharles, Jr. of Collegeville, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday January 22, 2020. He was 87 years old. He was born February 17, 1932 in Phoenixville. He was the son of the late Florence (nee Hoffman) and John W. Fitzcharles, Sr. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (nee Arena) Fitzcharles, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. John grew up in Yerkes and graduated...
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Margaret Ann Petty

January 22, 2020

Margaret Ann Petty, 72, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ quietly passed away on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020. Margaret was born in Atlantic City, NJ, grew up in Brigantine, NJ and lived in Egg Harbor Township for more than 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents Eileen (Plummer) and John Doring Sr. and is survived by her husband Richard Dutton, her son Derek Michel, daughter-in-law Lisa...
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Margaret Ann Petty

January 22, 2020

Margaret Ann Petty, 72, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ quietly passed away on Wednesday January 22nd, 2020. Margaret was born in Atlantic City, NJ, grew up in Brigantine, NJ and lived in Egg Harbor Township for more than 40 years. She is preceded in death by her parents Eileen (Plummer) and John Doring Sr. and is survived by her husband Richard Dutton, her son Derek Michel, daughter-in-law Lisa...
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Martha A. Morancik

January 22, 2020

Martha A. Morancik went home to be with the Lord on January 22, 2020. She was 95 years old. Martha was an active part of the Lutheran Community at Telford, PA. Her teaching career began in Bradford Township, PA, in 1946. In 1952, she was welcomed by the Neshaminy School District. Her passion was teaching elementary school children. She was known for bringing music into her classroom. Martha...
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Joseph I. Mulligan

January 22, 2020

Joseph I. Mulligan, Sr., 73, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Wednesday January 22, 2020. Joe was born in Norristown, PA and served honorably in the United States Army (1968 – 1972). Before retirement Joe was a heavy equipment operator for Allan A. Myers. He was an avid mechanic and woodworker. He shared his expertise with his family and helped all of his children...
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William Joseph "Michael" Nolan III

June 12, 1964 - January 21, 2020

William Joseph "Michael" Nolan, III, 55, passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Michael was born in Astoria, New York on June 12, 1964 to William J. Nolan and Renee Nolan-Kelly (nee Clark). In 1970 he and his mother moved to Brigantine, New Jersey. At aged 14, while hanging out with his friends, he noticed a cute girl (Terri Smith) across the street. He turned to his friends, pointed to her...
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William Joseph "Michael" Nolan III

June 12, 1964 - January 21, 2020

William Joseph "Michael" Nolan, III, 55, passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Michael was born in Astoria, New York on June 12, 1964 to William J. Nolan and Renee Nolan-Kelly (nee Clark). In 1970 he and his mother moved to Brigantine, New Jersey. At aged 14, while hanging out with his friends, he noticed a cute girl (Terri Smith) across the street. He turned to his friends, pointed to her...
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Eleanor Y. Hunt

January 21, 2020

Eleanor Y. Hunt, age 87, died Tuesday January 21, 2020 at Little Flowers Manor in Darby. She was born to George Wackossky and the former Elizabeth Kovali. Ellie was raised in Olney and worked at various insurance companies. She worked for INA(Insurance Company of North America) in Philadelphia and Echelon Insurance in New Jersey. She retired from IRS as a Data Transcriber. Ellie raised her...
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Linda A. Pazdan

January 21, 2020

Linda A. Pazdan, 81, of Newtown, PA, died on January 21, 2020. Born in Allentown, PA, Linda was a long time resident of Newtown. Linda is a graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing. She retired from the Bensalem School District after many years as a school nurse. Linda is a communicant of the Church of St. Andrew where she taught CCD, served as a Eucharistic...
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George E. Hoffmann

January 20, 2020

George E. Hoffmann passed away with his loving family by his side on Monday, January 20th, 2020. George is survived by his wife, Liz, the absolute love of his life. He is also survived by his adoring children Nannette and Sean. George leaves behind two cherished grandchildren, Gregory and Madison, as well as his loving sister, Marcia. He is predeceased by his siblings, Carole and Robert. ...
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Kathleen E. Hopkins

January 20, 2020

Kathleen E. Hopkins, 66 of Levittown (originally Philly/ Frankford born native), passed away on January 20, 2020.  Loving mother of Jessica A. Gable (Warhula), Ronald T. Warhula Jr. and the late, Colleen Warhula, Grandmother of Colleen E. Gable (Post) and Damian S. Gable, Sister to William, Raymond (late), Terrance, Tommy (late), PJ and Elizabeth (Hernandez) Hopkins.  Kathy enjoyed being...
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Philomina C. Rocco

March 3, 1923 - January 20, 2020

Philomina C. Rocco, of Philadelphia, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Jeanes Hospital. She was 96 years old. Philomina was born on March 3, 1923 to the late Generosa and Anna (née Rukita) Cefalo in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late Michael R. Rocco who passed away in 2014. Philomina attended South Philadelphia High School as well as the Moore College of Art and Design. She...
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Barbara Mack

January 20, 2020

Barbara Mack, of Cheltenham and Philadelphia, passed away on January 20th 2020, at the age of 70. Barbara was the loving wife of William A. Mack Jr. for 40 wonderful years. Barbara was the caring mother to Marie Ianieri (Vincent), and William A. Mack III (Melissa) and special mom to Casey Evans. Barbara leaves behind an impressive legacy in her eight grandchildren; Gianna, Vincenzo, Haley,...
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Robert J. Macrina, Sr.

August 2, 1958 - January 20, 2020

Robert J. Macrina, Sr. of Plymouth Meeting, affectionately known as "Fats" passed away peacefully on Monday January 20, 2020. He was 61 years old. Born August 2, 1958 in Norristown, He was the son of Eleanor M. (nee Best) Speacht and her husband the late William Speacht, Jr., and Joseph A. Macrina. He is also survived by his former wife and best friend Pauline Macrina . Robert adored his...
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Howard A. "Mac" McCutcheon

January 20, 2020

Howard A. "Mac" McCutcheon, aged 94, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2020 surrounded by his ever-loving wife and friends. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary (Walton) McCutcheon. Son of the late Murrell and Ada (Pyle) McCutcheon, brother of the late Raymond McCutcheon. Mac served in the US Navy in WWII (1943-1946) aboard the USS Bataan. He joined the Philadelphia Police Department...
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Clara H. (nee Maurer) Zimmerman

January 20, 2020

Clara H. Zimmerman (nee Maurer), of Parkland, passed away on January 20, 2020, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Carl W. Zimmerman; loving mother of Joan Centifonti (Joe); cherished grandmother of Michelle Tietz and Erin Kirchner (Kevin) and great-grandmother of Eliana, Josh, Kayla, Madison and Kevin, Jr.; step-grandmother of Sherry Rowan (John) and Louis Slota (Kristen) and step-great...
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Mine Shahaj

January 20, 2020

Shahaj Mine, of Philadelphia, passed away January 20th, 2020 at the age of 84. She was beloved wife of the late Safet Shahaj; devoted mother of Agim (Besa), Alma (Mark), Liliana (Cruz), and Ilir; and loving grandmother of Henri, Sagi, Iva, Edimir, and Kejsi. Family and friends are invited to Shahaj's Life Celebration at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154...
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Francis T. Carr

January 19, 2020

Francis T. Carr, of Levittown, PA, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020. A retired employee of the PA Turnpike Commission, Frank was born in Philadelphia to Dolores and the late Thomas Carr. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeling and skeet shooting. Frank also enjoyed taking cruises with his family. He will always be remembered as a loyal and caring man and a great all...
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