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Carolyn Ann Seidner

Obituary for Carolyn Ann Seidner

March 27, 1943 - October 15, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 78


Carolyn Ann Seidner, 78, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 15 2021.

Born on March 27, 1943, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William and Katharine Springfield. She grew up in South Philly, went to St. Maria Goretti High School, graduated Immaculata College, and received her Master's at Villanova University. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving Mom-Mom and Mom.

She was the consummate teacher, not only scholastically, but also in her corporate career. Neshaminy Kids Club was her passion and she adored all of the children under her care. She especially enjoyed the creative arts and crafts with the kids.

Carolyn is survived by her two devoted children, Thomas Seidner and Carla Gill, and her husband Thomas, with her beloved grandchildren, Hunter and Nicholas. She was the sister of William Springfield and Katharine Castronova. She was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Jennifer Seidner.

Carolyn's Life Celebration will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154. The family will also receive family and friends on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 9:30 am – 10:30 am at St. Albert the Great Roman Catholic Church, 212 Welsh Road, Philadelphia, PA 19006 followed immediately by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am.

All services will be live-streamed at

Interment at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, 1600 S Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064.

Please consider donations in lieu of flowers to Autism Speaks ( or Honey Pacs (

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John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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