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Elsie Ann Kaluza Ference, (nee Dixon)

Obituary for Elsie Ann Kaluza Ference, (nee Dixon)

August 1, 2019


Elsie Ann Kaluza Ference (nee Dixon), age 89, passed away at home with her family on August 1, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Robert Dixon and the late Kathryn Stanley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Stanley R. Kaluza, Sr. and Frank A. Ference and siblings; Dorothy Rose and Robert Dixon. Elsie is survived by her children, Debbie A. Klenieski, of Doylestown and Stanley Kaluza and his wife Peg, of Philadelphia, her siblings Suzanne Droney and Michael Dixon, her cherished grandchildren; Heather, Cherie, Justin and Danielle and great grandchildren; Morgan and Ashley. Elsie was an avid shopper who was known to frequent the slot machines and will also be missed by her beloved "fur children"; Franki, Pepper and Cayenne.

Family and friends are invited to Elsie's Life Celebration Monday, August 5, 2019 6pm – 8:30pm and Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9am-10:45am from John F. Givnish of Academy Road, 10975 Academy Road, Phila. 19154. Her Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:30am in Our Lady of Calvary Church with interment Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.

Contributions in Elsie's memory may be made to Dementia Society of America, 114 N. Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 or Animal Alliance, 1432 NJ 179, Lambertville, NJ. 08530 To share your fondest memories of Elsie please visit

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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