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Eugene C. "Gene" Ceppetelli

July 28, 1939 - June 14, 2018

Eugene C. Ceppetelli "Gene" age 78 of Springfield passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Mary Joyce (nee Kirk). Dear father of Lisa Ceppetelli (Chris), Megan Murray (Sean) and Michael Ceppetelli (Molly). Brother of Shirley Ryan, Joyce Reynolds, Barbara Ceppetelli and the late Norman and Camillo Ceppetelli. Son of the late Aurelio "Chip" and Archisa "Jenny" Ceppetelli and Ines...
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Joseph William Dougherty

January 11, 1946 - June 13, 2018

Joseph William Dougherty Jr. passed away peacefully on June 13, 2018, in the company of his children, his friends, and his loving wife, Dianne Kobyrynka. Joe was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia and graduated from St. Joe's Prep and St. Joseph's University (class of '68) as well as the University of North Carolina. Joe lived in Media for the past decade, where he served as Vice President...
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William "Bill" McDonnell

November 13, 1960 - May 31, 2018

William "Bill" J. McDonnell, 57 of Drexel Hill passed away on Thursday May 31, 2018. He was born Nov 13, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late William A. & Anne M. (Haggerty) McDonnell, formerly of Media, PA. Brother, Uncle, friend and Craftsman. Bill was a kind loveable man with a gentle soul. Animals and the elderly held a special place in his heart, especially dogs. He was a talented...
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Eric C. Marsh

December 21, 1955 - May 28, 2018

Eric C. Marsh, age 62, of Morton, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2018 at the Crozer Chester Hospice at Taylor Hospital. Beloved son of the late Rolfe S. and Jane E. Marsh. Eric attended Albright College and Widener University (forever) and obtained his Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He was an officer at the Delaware County Institute of Science. Relatives and friends are...
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Joseph P. Capponi

December 12, 1927 - May 15, 2018

Joseph P. Capponi, age 90, on May 15, 2018. Predeceased by sisters Claire Driscoll and Marie Coleman. Survived by nieces and nephews Patricia (Terry) McKinney, James (Kathy) Driscoll, Paul (Ronnie) Driscoll, John (Jeannie) Coleman, Robert (Ann) Driscoll, Rosemary (Bill) Zwaan and Kevin (Al) Driscoll, and numerous great nieces and nephews. Originally from 70th and Wheeler Streets in Southwest...
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Joseph E. Ray

April 11, 1925 - May 14, 2018

— Joseph Edmond "Joe" Ray, 93, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 after a graceful and stoic journey through multiple health challenges. Well done, good and faithful servant. We love and thank you forever. Joe was born in Philadelphia on April 11, 1925, the youngest child of Margaret (Murphy) and William Ray. He married Virginia Grace D'Agostino, the love of his life, on Oct. 28, 1950. Joe...
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Anthony J. Mondello

November 13, 1919 - May 14, 2018

Anthony J. Mondello passed away on May 14, 2018 at the age of 98 after a brief illness. He was born and raised in Philadelphia and later moved to Folsom where he resided for fifty years. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Tony (Jane) Mondello, Linda (Thomas) Ferraro, Tina (John) Cuorato and the late Terence Conroy. Dear brother of John and Albert Mondello Also survived by...
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Michael (DJ) P. Douge, Jr.

February 8, 1987 - May 11, 2018

Michael (DJ) P. Douge Jr. age 31 of Media, PA, passed away on May 11, 2018 after sustaining injuries from a motorcycle accident. DJ was known and loved by so many, especially for his love of life, family, and friends. He grew up playing all sports but especially football where he played for St. Francis, O'Hara and Penncrest. DJ was known to be a loving protector for all those he cared for. His...
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Gary J. Pascuzzo

October 13, 1949 - April 27, 2018

Dr. Gary J. Pascuzzo, 68, of Media (formerly Memphis; Newark, DE; Fort Collins, CO; and New York) passed away Friday April 27, 2018 at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood. He was born to the late Joseph & Charlotte (Appello) Pascuzzo and raised in Glendale, Queens, NY, where he attended Christ the King High School. Gary's father died when Gary was 16, so to support the family, Gary worked as a...
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Francesca "Sisty" Rokosz Farley

February 3, 1933 - April 24, 2018

Francesca "Sisty" Rokosz Farley was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania on February 3rd,1933 and passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Don, (also from Minersville), her son, Frank (Katherine) her daughter, Lizzie (BJ Cunningham), grandchildren Daisy and Liam, her sister, JoAnn Daylor (Frank), and many beloved nieces and nephews. She attended Trinity College in...
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Eric A. Lindale

March 28, 1936 - April 19, 2018

Eric A. Lindale, 82, of Media, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Riddle Hospital. Eric was born on March 28, 1936 in Liverpool, England, to Albert and Maud Lindale. He immigrated to the United States in 1966 and worked for Phillips Electronics researching cryogenic refrigeration for NASA and artificial hearts. He became a U.S. citizen in 1993. Eric enjoyed...
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Eleanor Light

January 26, 1928 - April 8, 2018

Eleanor Light (formerly Eleanor Csop, Eleanor Sekela), 90, of Wilkes-Barre, PA, passed away on April 8th at Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima, PA. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Nanticoke, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Chwaschak Sekela. She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, class of 1945. Before retiring, she was employed by RCA in Mountaintop, PA for many years as an...
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Salvatore John "Tore" Fiore

January 10, 1951 - April 5, 2018

Salvatore John "Tore" Fiore, 67, a colorful and passionate promoter of all things "Delco," died April 5, 2018, after a valiant battle against cancer. He died at home with his wife, Corinne, and dear friend Gerry, at his bedside. A tireless cheerleader for Delaware County, Mr. Fiore was the executive director of Destination Delco, Delaware County's visitors' bureau, an agency he revitalized,...
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Albert L. Elko

April 16, 1930 - April 3, 2018

Albert Elko, 87, of Chadds Ford, PA, formerly of Media, PA, died April 3, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia in 1930, and grew up in Collingdale, PA. He was active in high school athletics, as well as the Boy Scouts, where he achieved Eagle Scout status, and graduated from Collingdale High School in 1948. After serving in the Naval Reserve, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a...
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Holenarasipur Y. Rajagopal

May 15, 1935 - April 2, 2018

Engineer, Writer and Passionate Promoter of Kannada Literature – H.Y. Rajagopal (1935 – 2018) Dr. H.Y. Rajagopal, beloved husband, father, brother, engineer, professor, honored litterateur, and inspiration to the Indian community, passed away in Philadelphia on April 2, 2018. He was 82. Rajagopal was born in Bangalore in 1935 to renowned educator and musicologist H. Yoganarasimham and...
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Mary B. Testa

April 2, 1931 - March 27, 2018

Our Mother, Mary Testa, peacefully went home to Our Lord on Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018 at the age of 86. Born on April 2, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was a constant source of compassion and support to all who knew her. Known for her beautiful, rosy cheeks, Sunday spaghetti dinners, and love to crochet blankets for everyone, she created love and light in everything she touched and involved...
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Boniface A. "Bo" Miller, Jr.

December 29, 1937 - March 20, 2018

Boniface A. "Bo" Miller, Jr., age 80, of Folsom, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 20, 2018. He was born in Darby, PA and then raised in Drexel Hill, PA. Bo served 33 years as a CW-4 (Chief Warrant Officer 4) in the United States Army. He was dedicated and proud of his military service. Bo was a devoted father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family,...
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Mathew M. Smith

July 31, 1991 - March 20, 2018

Mathew Michael Smith passed away on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 in his home. He was born to Thomas and Diane Smith in Upland on July 31st, 1991. He grew and lived in Media, Pennsylvania for his entire life. Throughout his life, he had a vigorous work ethic. Whatever job he took, he was motivated by a desire to do the best he could to better the place. He loved working around the house and taking...
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Adele B. Blonski

February 10, 1924 - March 15, 2018

Adele B. Blonski (nee Kedzia) Adele B. Blonski, age 94, passed away peacefully in Newtown Square, PA on March 15, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Adele was a longtime resident of Brookhaven, PA, previously residing in Eddystone, PA. A homemaker, Adele, enjoyed raising her family, spending time with her grandchildren, caring for her home, gardening, and arts & crafts. Being of...
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Alexander E. "Alex" Karkenny

July 22, 1939 - March 12, 2018

Alexander E. Karkenny, "Alex" age 78, of Media, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2018. Loving husband of Jo-Ann (nee Vandenburgh). Dear father of Scott (Bethany) and Chris (Gwendolyn) Karkenny. Also survived by his three granddaughters Olivia, Ashley and Blake; his brother Malko Karkenny (Jessie); sister Warday Scala (Vincent) and eight nieces and nephews. Alex was a Financial Advisor for 35...
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Charles J. Fullmer

October 31, 1924 - March 8, 2018

Charles J. Fullmer, Sr. 93 of Gillett, PA (formerly of Lansdowne) passed away at his home Thursday March 8, 2018. He was born October 31, 1924 in Philadelphia and retired as a Maintenance Supervisor after 30 years of service for CIGNA. He enjoyed the outdoors whether it be hunting, fishing or golfing. Charles was a proud WWII Veteran serving in the Marine Corps and loved spending time with his...
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Concetta C. (nee Cucinotti) "Connie" DiFilippo

August 4, 1925 - March 5, 2018

Concetta "Connie" DiFilippo (nee Cucinotti), 92, of Drexel Hill, PA, died peacefully on March 5, 2018. Connie was loved by everyone who met her. Connie loved being around her family and feeding them macaronis and meatballs on Sundays. She celebrated wonderful holiday traditions, her Christmas cookies were legendary. She loved putting up great holiday decorations and set beautiful...
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Elizabeth Teresa (nee Gallagher) "Betty" Greer

February 19, 1926 - March 1, 2018

Elizabeth "Betty" Teresa Greer (nee Gallagher) of Swarthmore passed away on March 1, 2018 at the age of 92. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Patrick and Katherine (nee Bradley) Gallagher. Betty was also predeceased by her beloved husband John William Greer, her son John William Greer Jr., her siblings Catherine M. Gallagher, Patrick J. Gallagher, Jr., and baby William Gallagher. Betty was...
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John J. Sciarra

May 6, 1934 - February 24, 2018

John J. Sciarra went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2018 at the age of 83. He was a resident of Wallingford, formerly of West Grove, PA. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Binder). Devoted father of Victoria (Brian) Magarity, Teresa (John) Hoffman, Daniel Sciarra & Stephanie (Steve) Truitt. Dear brother of the late Mary Morris. He was a loving grandfather to seven granddaughters and three...
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Anne F. (nee Fisher) Riker

October 11, 1928 - February 18, 2018

Anne F. Riker (nee Fisher) passed away peacefully on February 18, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born in Massachusetts, raised her family in Media, retired to Florida and later returned to Media to be close to her family. She was the devoted mother of Louise Naismith (Don), Tracy Mannella (Lou) and Dana Riker Jackson (Tom). Anne was a loving sister to four older brothers who predeceased her....
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Jennifer L. Good

August 18, 1984 - February 17, 2018

Jennifer Good, 33, died peacefully at home on Saturday, February 17. She is survived by her mother Patti Hurchalla, brother Jeff Hurchalla and her two daughters, Aubrey and Emmie. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Visitation Saturday after 9:30 am at the Cavanagh-Patterson Family Funeral Home, 43 E. Baltimore Ave., Media followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 am Int...
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Larry P. Bacon

June 24, 1953 - February 15, 2018

Larry P. Bacon, age 64, of Aston passed away peacefully on February 15, 2018 at the Taylor Hospice House. Beloved husband of Jackie File Bacon. Dear father of James David, Steven Matthew, Denise Maria (Chad Michael Parker) and Tina Elise (David Cameron Burgio). Also survived by his granddaughters Grace Clara Parker, Makayla DiCarlantonio and Faith Demboski; and stepdaughters Jacqueline Barlow and...
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Robert "Bob" Buchanan

September 1, 1944 - February 8, 2018

Robert Buchanan "Bob", age 73, of Media, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 8, 2018. Born in Massachusetts on September 1, 1944 he was the son of the late Matthew and Ruth Buchanan, brother of the late Vaughan Buchanan, brother in law of the late Sandy Duggan Buchanan. Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Busi). Dear father of James (Trish), Steven (Lucia), Deborah ...
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James A. Tillett

February 11, 1941 - February 7, 2018

James A. Tillett, Sr. 76 of Folsom passed away Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 in Ridley Park. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Feb. 11, 1941 to the late Frank & Louise (Stuve) Tillett. James was a veteran of the US Navy, was a Teamsters truck driver and retired from Hassett Air Freight. He was also an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his...
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John C. Tripier

May 25, 1927 - February 6, 2018

John Charles Tripier, 90, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Granite Farms Estates in Media. John was born May 25, 1927, in Chestnut Hill, PA to the late Charles L. Tripier and Marie Lousie (Froger) Tripier. He was predeceased by his only sibling, Helene. John was a graduate of Lower Marion High School and attended Spring Garden Institute in Philadelphia. He served in Army Air Corps...
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Henry Barusevicius

July 8, 1934 - February 1, 2018

Henry Barusevicius, 83, of Media, a retired business owner born in Kaunas, Lithuania died February 1st 2018. Mr. Barusevicius lived in Media for 60 years after marrying his wife Teresa (Marino) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He and Teresa were loving partners until his death. He is survived by three children, Diane Gobeil (John), Henry (Tracy) and Alan (Regina). He is also survived by his beloved...
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Robert C. Powell, Jr.

August 16, 1922 - January 31, 2018

Robert C. Powell Jr. passed away on January 31, 2018 at the age of 95. Beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (nee Manship) Powell. Devoted father of Robert C. III (Lynn) Powell & Christine Powell. Dear brother of Barbara Binder. Also survived by his two grandchildren Courtney & Robby Powell. He was predeceased by his parents Robert C. Sr. & Ella B. Powell. Mr. Powell was a 1943 graduate...
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Margaret Ellen Bradley

September 30, 1915 - January 29, 2018

Margaret Ellen Bradley Margaret was born in Rossburg, Ohio and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. In 1933 she married Edwin Bradley and they later had one daughter, Jeanne Lee. The family lived in Ohio, California, and Texas as they followed Ed's work as a master machinist. Margaret and Ed enjoyed regular weekend golf outings for many years. After his death, Margaret relocated to Texas to be close...
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Kenneth A. "Ken" Patchel

December 14, 1927 - January 27, 2018

Kenneth A. Patchel of Chadds Ford, PA died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the age of 90. He was the son of the late Alfred and Sophia Patchel. Surviving him are Theresa Patchel with whom he shared 65 years of marriage, his children: Chris Patchel, Marianne Larson, Lisa Evans, Rosanne Patchel, Anthony Patchel, Steven Patchel, Beth Dial, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and his sister...
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Joseph A. Boffa

October 21, 1944 - January 27, 2018

Joseph A. Boffa, 73 of Media passed away Saturday January 27, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 21, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY and was raised by his late parents Anthony & Anna Boffa in Holmes, PA. His brother, Anthony Boffa, resides Glen Mills, PA. Survivors include his wife, Rita his four children Anthony, April, Anita and Adam. Joseph is also survived by his five...
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Katherine A. Siegel

August 11, 1925 - January 18, 2018

Katherine A. Siegel, age 92, of Atco, NJ, formerly a longtime resident of Folcroft, passed away on January 18, 2018. In her younger years she loved to dance the jitterbug and always was very well dressed. Katherine was a longtime volunteer and employee at the Folcroft Public Library. She was known as a homemaker and very devoted wife and mother. Katherine loved spending time with her family and...
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William J. Parker

July 19, 1944 - January 16, 2018

William J. Parker (Billy P.), age 73, of Collingdale, PA., passed away on January 16, 2018. William was a graduate of Bartram High School and then served in the Navy. He retired from Septa after 30 years of service and then worked at ACME and Transunion. William was an avid Eagles fan, liked playing the lottery, and enjoyed his daily walks at the MacDade Mall listening to his music, but most of...
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Marian Krider Nattress

March 21, 1928 - January 8, 2018

Our beloved mother, sister, aunt, step-grandmom, and friend Marian Louise Krider Nattress passed away on Monday, January 8th, 2018 in Media, Pennsylvania. She was 89 years old and active and fully engaged in life until her passing. Known for her independence, high energy and spirits, and her love of dogs, she loved to laugh and to dance. She adored her siblings and their families, was...
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James J. Freeman

November 21, 1928 - January 6, 2018

James J. Freeman III, Esq. died January 6, 2018 at the age of 89. He was a resident of Media, formerly of Yeadon. Beloved husband of the late Madeline C. (nee Cahilly). Devoted father of Lynn (James) Hollingsworth and Jim (Lisa) Freeman. Also survived by his six grandchildren Elizabeth (Ricky), James, Nikki, J.J., Alyssa and Mia. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on...
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Nancy Noblette

May 26, 1940 - January 2, 2018

Nancy S. Noblette, age 77, of Media, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2018. She was known to her family as being a strong, loving and courageous mother, wife and grandmother (Mimi) who had a great sense of humor and always made those around her laugh. Nancy loved to read and proudly dedicated her life to help children learn to read through her passion for literature and books. Nancy received...
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Henry David Honan III

February 19, 1947 - December 31, 2017

Henry David Honan III, "Dave", 70, passed away on December 31, 2017 at his home in Glen Mills, formerly of Media. Dave is predeceased by his parents, Joanne Wagner Honan and Henry David Honan, Jr. of Media. He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy Frone Honan; daughter Elizabeth Moulton and son-in-law Dylan Moulton; son Andrew Honan; grandchildren Brian and Amy; brother Michael Honan; sisters...
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Annette F. Dignazio

June 14, 1950 - December 29, 2017

Annette Francis Dignazio (nee Ferrara), 67, passed away peacefully at Taylor Hospice in Ridley Park on December 29th, 2017. Annette was born in Darby, Pennsylvania on June 14th, 1950 to Falco and Mafalda Ferrara. She grew up in Ridley Township and graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1968 where she was a standout basketball player. Following high school, Annette worked as an administrative...
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Wilma C. (nee Brown) DiDonato

December 19, 1926 - December 27, 2017

Wilma Carrol DiDonato On December 27, 2017 of Media, formerly of Essington, passed away peacefully at the age of 91. Wilma was preceded in death by her husband Philip DiDonato and latter husband George McNulty. Wilma was the daughter of the late Charles and Camilla Brown and the sister of the late Charles Brown and Arlene Clayton. She was the mother of the late Deborah Austin and Albert...
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Elizabeth MacEntee

November 4, 1932 - December 23, 2017

Elizabeth MacEntee, age 85, of Sharon Hill passed away on December 23, 2017. She's is predeceased by her parents, Leo and Agnes MacEntee, siblings, Marie Gartner, Agnes Scheckel, Catherine MacEntee, Leo MacEntee and Isabel MacEntee. Survivors include her sister, Eleanor Mullen and nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday from 9:00-10:00am at the Church of St....
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Joseph P. Dougherty, Sr.

August 14, 1933 - December 14, 2017

Joseph Dougherty, age 84, passed away on December 14, 2017 at Brinton Manor in Glen Mills, PA. Joe was born on 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to Daniel Aloyius Dougherty and Mary Ellen Canty. Joe grew up in the Olney section of Philadelphia. He graduated from St. Helenas and Olney High School. Joseph worked and retired from Western Electric Company (ATT) as an installer. Joseph married Elizabeth...
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Barbara A. Recupido Masse

July 20, 1938 - November 27, 2017

Barbara A. Masse (nee Recupido) age 79 of Media, passed away suddenly on November 27, 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Francis X. Masse. Dear mother of Margo Clark (Patrick) and Francis X. Masse II (Wendy). Sister of Margaret Recupido and Maureen Habeth, also survived by four grandchildren Marina Clark, Peter Masse, Shannon Clark and Jack Masse, her sister in law Kathleen...
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Andrew "Andy" Troiani

September 9, 1952 - November 25, 2017

Troiani, Andrew (Andy), of Wallingford, PA, age 65 died on November 25, 2017. Only son of Marie (Anton) Troiani and Louis Troiani, both deceased also his sister Catherine Gallagher, deceased. Survived by his sister, Eleanor Fabrizio, nephew Dante (Cristen) Fabrizio, niece Maria (David) Saunders, along with his great nieces Kaylee and Kennedy Saunders. Andy was part of the Elwyn and Community...
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Louis "Louie" Pinola

May 1, 1922 - November 18, 2017

Louis "Louie" Pinola, 95 of Southampton, PA passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 in Media, PA He was born May 1, 1922 in Pittston, PA to the late Samuel & Claire(Forlenza). Louie proudly served in the US Navy Secret Service during Word War II. He worked as a bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Louie tried to find joy in every moment of his life and spread that...
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Charles W. "Chubby" Garman

October 4, 1933 - November 18, 2017

1st Sgt. Charles W. "Chubby" Garman (RET. USMC), 84, of Brookhaven, passed away peacefully at home on 18 November 2017, at 1000 hours. Chubby was born in Chester, PA. He attended Milton Hershey School for Boys: This is where he developed his strong work ethic while receiving vocational and educational training. He graduated in 1952. He also was one of the original members of the Chester...
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Thomas "Tom" McConnell

October 4, 1956 - November 4, 2017

Thomas "Tom" H. McConnell, 61 of Phoenixville, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was born Oct. 4, 1956 in Darby, PA to the late Harold M. & Regina B. (Buchan) McConnell. Tom was raised in Media, PA where he was a member of Nativity B.V.M. parish. Tom had a deep, lifelong affection for Media. Tom graduated from Penncrest High School with coursework through Elwyn Institute. Tom...
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Marianne K. Gold

October 31, 1966 - October 21, 2017

Marianne Kathleen Gold (nee Meltz), age 50 of Westbrook Park, PA. died on October 21, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Marianne was a graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School Springfield, PA. and she had a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Neumann University, Aston, PA. After obtaining her RN, she worked for a number of years at Lankenau Medical Center and Greater Philadelphia Health Action. She...
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Margaret A. Landis

November 13, 1935 - October 13, 2017

Miss A. Margaret Landis died peacefully at Sunrise Granite Run on October 13, 2017, at the age of 81. She was loved and survived by her brother, Robert Landis, nieces and nephews; Katherine (Tim) Owens,Michael Landis,Rachel Landis, Chantal Sheehan and David Celestin. She was also survived by foster sisters Florence (Michael) Koo, Elizabeth (Stanley) Leong, Dorothy Tsai and Justine (Jim) Worley...
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Linda Marie Rhea-Hewitt

October 28, 1961 - October 10, 2017

Linda Marie Rhea-Hewitt (nee McConnell), 55 of Philadelphia, PA passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Linda was born October 28, 1961 in Darby, PA to the late Harold M. & Regina B. (Buchan) McConnell. Linda was raised in Media, PA where she attended Nativity B.V.M. grade school and Cardinal O'Hara High School. Linda is survived by her sons, Patrick Rhea and Casey Hewitt, as well as her...
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Harold "Kit" Kitson III

March 12, 1955 - October 8, 2017

Harold (Kit) Kitson III passed away on Sunday, October 8th at Penn Hospice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 62. Kit is survived by his sister Marcia (Ralph) Wise, and brother Geoff (Debbie) Kitson, his stepmother (Jan), his stepsister (Lisa), his half-brother (Gregg) and thirteen (13) nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Scott and his sister-in-law Sandra. Kit was...
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Sue DeAngelis

August 15, 1932 - September 23, 2017

Sue DeAngelis, age 85, formerly of Highland Park and Herminie, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Plush Mills Senior Living in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Sue is the beloved wife of the late Fulvio DeAngelis and mother in law of the late Michael Kubiak. Mother of Irma Kubiak & Robert (Diana) DeAngelis. Dear sister of Mario Renzi. Sue is also survived by four...
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Henry P. Brubaker

September 7, 1940 - September 21, 2017

Henry P. Brubaker, known for his unique humor and irrepressible puns, died September 21, 2017, following a stroke earlier this year complicated by his long battle with multiple sclerosis. The son of Henry Clarence and Margaret Posey Brubaker he was born September 7, 1940 in Lancaster, PA. A 1962 graduate of Franklin and Marshall college, he received a master's degree in political science from...
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Helen Josephine Reichert Fazen

September 19, 2017

Helen Josephine Reichert Fazen, of North Hutchinson Island, Florida, a former long-time resident of Racine, Wisconsin, passed away on 19 September 2017. Helen was an elegant woman of dignity and grace. She filled the room with her presence and made everyone around her feel loved and appreciated. Helen's parents were the late Joseph Anthony and Margaret Mary (Butler) Reichert, who owned and...
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William "Bill" Stewart

August 12, 1935 - September 18, 2017

William "Bill" Thomas Stewart, 82 of Media, Middletown Township, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday September 18, 2017. He was born in Greensboro, NC to the late Coley & Alean Stewart. Bill honorably served in the US Army, was a proud graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, was a charter President of the Pennsylvania Association of Energy...
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Michael John Steven

March 3, 1986 - September 14, 2017

Michael John Steven, age 31, of Ridley Township passed away suddenly on September 14, 2017. Beloved son of Donna Steven (Thomas) and Michael J. D'Ignazio. Dear brother of Courtney Rodriguez (Gustavo), Jenna Steven, James D. D'Ignazio, Joseph D'Ignazio and Anthony D'Ignazio. Also survived by his fiancée Stevie Schmeltzer and their children Milania Steven and Gaberial Rivera and his grandmother...
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Gail Stevick Roberts

April 3, 1954 - September 4, 2017

Gail Stevick Roberts, age 63, passed away on September 4th, 2017, at her mother's home in Media, PA. Gail was born on April 3rd, 1954, in Darby, PA, to Glenn and Phyllis Quinif Stevick and was the youngest of three children. She worked as an assistant teacher at The School in Rose Valley, as well as 19 years as a registered nurse at Fair Acres Geriatric Center. Gail is survived by her mother,...
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Doris Mildred Gabe

November 17, 1930 - August 25, 2017

Doris Mildred Gabe Mrs. Doris M. Gabe (nee Berridge), age 86, of Wallingford, PA, passed away peacefully in her home on August 25, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Clifton Heights, PA on November 17, 1930, Doris was the daughter of the late Edith Mae (Baker) Berridge and William Russell Berridge. Doris loved bingo, reading, puzzles, car rides, and spending time with her...
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Kenneth H. Morlock

August 29, 1934 - August 23, 2017

Kenneth H. Morlock, (of the Villages, FL) age 82, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2017 surrounded by his family. His parents Alfred and Dorothy predeceased him. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years Sylvia (Johnson), children Christopher (Elaine) Chandler, AZ; Margie (Karl Stern) Glen Mills; Craig (Cindy) Media; brother George; two granddaughters Emily Catanese, Jayne Greaves and...
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John Lawrence Roberts III

November 30, 1950 - August 9, 2017

John Lawrence Roberts III, age 66, passed away on August 9th, 2017, at Taylor Hospice in Ridley Park, PA. John was born on November 30, 1950, in Chester, PA, to John (Jack) and Dorothy Ace Roberts and was the oldest of four children. John is survived by his wife, Gail (nee Stevick), his two daughters, Emily Roberts of Hudson, NY, and Sarah Roberts Horwinski of Coatesville, PA, as well as 4...
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Andrew T. Green

May 31, 1991 - August 4, 2017

Andrew T. Green, 26 died unexpectedly on August 4, 2017. He was a 2009 graduate of Penncrest High School and received his Bachelor's Degree from Drexel University in 2014. Andrew moved to Madison, WI and started his career as a Software Project Manager for Epic Systems. He later joined Hewlett Packard Enterprises as a Project Manager specializing in health care contracts. Andrew had a passion...
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Jeanne Brown Bucher

October 18, 1927 - August 2, 2017

Obituary – Jeanne Bucher Jeanne Bucher passed away on August 2, 2017. Jeanne was born on October 18, 1927, in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, to James Brown and Florence (Belt) Brown. She grew up in West Grove, Pa, and graduated in 1945 from Avon Grove High School. She graduated from Western Maryland College (now Mc Daniel College) in 1949. It was there that she met her husband, Richard (Dick...
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Georgia Riddle (nee Thatcher) Lee

November 12, 1912 - August 1, 2017

Georgia Riddle Lee Georgia Riddle Lee, age 104, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2017 at Riddle Village where she has lived since their inception. Born Georgia Thatcher, November 12, 1912, in Marion Ohio, she was the fourth of six children born to Cora Neidhart and James Thatcher. Trained as a nurse and x-ray technician in New Bedford Massachusetts she worked there before moving to the...
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Maryann Roberts

October 2, 1949 - July 27, 2017

Maryann Roberts (nee Kurz) of Wallingford, Pa. (formerly of Media, Pa.) passed away suddenly on July 27, 2017 at the age of 67. She was born in Philadelphia on October 2, 1949 to Mary F. and Edwin F. Kurz of Holmes, Pa. In addition to her parents, Maryann was predeceased by her husband Kenneth Albert Roberts and her son William Kevin Nescio Roberts. She will be fondly remembered by her extended...
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Martin George Malloy

July 25, 1972 - July 25, 2017

Martin George Malloy, 45, of Williamsville, NY (formerly Philadelphia) passed away Tuesday July 25, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia July 25, 1972 to Joan H. (Carroll) Malloy and the late Martin George Malloy. In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Beth (Meyer) Malloy; children, Alissa, Carly and David; siblings, Kim (Randall) Spackman, Stephanie (Brian) Zehren, and Shawn ...
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Margaret M. Powell

April 2, 1922 - July 20, 2017

Margaret M. Powell (nee Manship) passed away on July 20, 2017 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of Robert C. Powell Jr. Devoted mother of Robert C. III (Lynn) Powell & Christine Powell. Also survived by her two grandchildren Courtney and Robby Powell. Mrs. Powell was born & raised in Pottstown and graduated from Pottstown High School in 1939. She was predeceased by her parents William &...
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Laverne G. Kriebel

July 10, 1928 - July 18, 2017

Laverne G. Kriebel passed away on July 18, 2017 at the age of 89. He was a resident of Media, PA. Born July 10, 1928 in Worcester, PA, he was the son of the late William R. & Mamie G. Kriebel. Mr. Kriebel graduated from Lansdale High School in 1946 and served in the U.S. Army from 1948-1957. He retired from the Lansdale Post Office in 1989 and was a lifelong Phillies fan. Mr. Kriebel was a...
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Dorothy M. (nee Wiseley) Sandy

May 18, 1936 - July 16, 2017

Dorothy M. (nee Wiseley) Sandy, "Dot", formerly of Upper Darby, passed away July 16, 2017. Loving daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy Wiseley. Beloved wife of the late Joseph D. "Joe" Sandy, devoted mother of Joey, Maureen, Jackie, Dorothy, Debbie, David, Joanne, and their spouses. Dear sister of Marge, Eddie, Donna, Maryann, Patricia, and Tom. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and numerous...
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Roland D'Alterio

November 29, 1933 - July 1, 2017

Roland D'Alterio (1933-2017) of Cochranville, Pa. passed away on July 1, 2017 at his home. Beloved husband of the late Anne D'Alterio (Scull), Roland is survived by his three children Toby Ridings (Clay) of Wilmington, Del., Nick D'Alterio (Linda) of Milton, Del., and Toni Eldreth (David) of Kennett Square; three grandchildren Phoenix and Gryphon Ridings and Rollie D'Alterio; sister Clara...
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Lloyd J. Novosel, Jr.

August 14, 1927 - June 30, 2017

Lloyd J. Novosel Jr., age 89 of Cheyney, Pa. passed away on June 30, 2017. He was born august 14, 1927 in Glen Mills the son of the late Lloyd J. and Bella (nee Civil) Novosel. Lloyd was a 1945 graduate of Media High School and a veteran of the United States Navy. He worked as a Salesman/Manager for Stull Enterprises which handled outdoor power equipment. He is survived by his wife Janet B...
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Richard Bumstead

February 3, 1925 - June 28, 2017

Richard Bumstead passed away on June 28, 2017 at the age of 92. He was a longtime resident of Wallingford. Mr. Bumstead was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired from Boeing in 1991 after 42 years of service. Mr. Bumstead was an avid sailor and enjoyed his time on the Chesapeake Bay. Beloved husband of Marie Louise (nee Laing). Devoted father of Rick, Katharine Miluski, Andrew and Karen...
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Carol McCarron (nee Riehl)

November 24, 1943 - June 22, 2017

Carol McCarron (nee Riehl) passed away on June 22, 2017 at the age of 73. She was a longtime resident of Delaware Co. Beloved wife of the late Oliver "Obby" McCarron. Devoted mother of Carol Ann Jones and Kelly McCarron. Dear sister of Frank Riehl, Barbara Robinson, Peg DiPascale & the late William Riehl and Betty Brown. Also survived by her two grandsons: Scott Jones Jr., Mason McCarron...
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Jane K. (nee Kester) Bradley

February 18, 1922 - June 22, 2017

Jane K. Bradley (nee Kester), age 95, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2017. Resident of Rose Court at Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA, Jane was the beloved wife of the late James E. Bradley. She is survived by her devoted family, son James (Sandra), son George (Judith), son Richard (Mary Lou), grandchildren, Meredith, Megan, Katie, MacKenzie, Joseph, Jonathan, Lauren, and 11 great grandchildren....
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Joshua Roberts

May 11, 1961 - June 15, 2017

Joshua Roberts, age 56 of Philadelphia, lost his years of battle with multiple myeloma on June 15, 2017. He is survived by his mother Joan (Grossman) Roberts, his sisters Judith Soslowsky (Lou) and Margot Sweed (Bob), his niece and nephews, Rebecca and Daniel Soslowsky and Jacob and Ross Sweed. He was preceded in death by his father Jay Morton Roberts. Joshua worked as an institutional...
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Carl A. Wisneski

April 26, 1931 - June 8, 2017

Carl Anthony Wisneski was born on April 26, 1931, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to Vincent and Mary Wisneski. When Carl was one year old, his parents moved from Scranton to a farm in Lake Ariel in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, where he grew up as a farm boy enduring all the difficult chores of farming. He graduated second in his class from Greene-Dreyer High School and then attended Mansfield...
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Jean H. Subers

July 8, 1929 - June 8, 2017

Jean Helen Hamilton Subers, age 87 passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 8, 2017 at the Samaritan Hospice Center in Voorhees, NJ. Daughter of the late Edward and Edith Hamilton .; mother of the late Bobbie Partridge; sister of the late Edward Hamilton Jr. Mrs. Subers was a graduate of Sharon Hill High School Class of 1945. In high school, Jean was an all-around athlete and...
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Joan Augusta "Jojo" Taylor

August 22, 1929 - May 13, 2017

Joan Augusta Taylor, known to her family and friends as "Jojo", died peacefully on Saturday morning, May 13, 2017 at Plush Mills in Wallingford. She was 87, and died from natural causes. Joan was born in Buffalo, NY on August 22, 1929. The daughter of Alfred & Dorothy (Hickman) Gneiser, both deceased. She was the eldest among her 3 siblings, Robert, Valerie, and David. A 1947 graduate of Bennett...
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Elisabeth G. "Betty" (nee Gordon) Brush

June 28, 1924 - May 13, 2017

Elisabeth Brush, "Betty" to her many friends, died on 13 May at the age of 92. Betty was born in Chester, grew up in Essington and attended Ridley Park HS where she met her future husband, Grant. She graduated from West Chester State Teachers College in 1945 with a B.S. in elementary education and later earned a Master's of Science in Library Science from Drexel in 1964. Betty had a 20-year...
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Theresa Reilly

May 9, 2017

Theresa Reilly; mother, grandmother, and dear friend passed away on May 9, 2017. Born in Bronx NY, she resided in Toms River, NJ, for 41 years. She is survived by her 5 children; Kevin and his wife Karleen of Park City, Utah, Gail of Lumberton, NJ, Pat of Tinton Falls, Kathy Yandoli and her husband Chris of Haddon Twp, and Dennis and his wife Peggy of Forked River. She is also survived by 10...
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Jane L. (nee Looby) Pettit

June 5, 1943 - April 30, 2017

Jane L. Pettit (nee Looby), of Media, passed away on April 30,2017, at the age of 73. Devoted mother of Randall S. Pettit Jr. (Beth), Mary Elizabeth Pettit Groat and Christine Noel Leisey (James). Dear sister of Patricia Murphy, Liz Vasturia and the late Ketty McLaughlin. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 1 deceased grandson. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation Saturday (May...
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Anabel C. "Ann" Gillett Sherwood

May 28, 1924 - April 18, 2017

Anabel (Ann) C. Sherwood passed peacefully on Tuesday, April 18 at the Sterling Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, Media, PA. Born on May 28, 1924 in Union City, PA, Ann was the daughter of William A. and Margaret M. Foster Gillett. Ann was married to Richard M. Sherwood who proceeded her in death in April 1980. Ann had three children: Andrew Sherwood (Donna) living in Mount Joy, PA and David...
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John W. Somers

February 19, 1936 - April 10, 2017

John W. Somers, surrounded by family, played his final hand of poker on April 10, 2017 at the age of 81 (or 29 if you were to ask him) after a diagnosis of severe Lung Cancer. His story began on February 19, 1936 in Liberty, NY. After four previous attempts to create perfection (James, Walter, Leo, and Katherine), his parents Daniel and Elsie Somers realized their success when welcoming John...
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Lila Ruth Mitchell

September 22, 1923 - April 4, 2017

Lila Ruth Mitchell (Evan) of Glen Mills, PA, died April 4, 2017, at the age of 93. Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Fred W. Mitchell; sister Eulalia Reichel of Meadville, PA; and brothers Dale and William Evan of Meadville, PA. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Ruth grew up in Meadville where she & Fred met and were married September 2, 1949. Ruth worked as a Medical Records Assistant at Erie Hospital...
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Pedro "Pete" Gonzales, Sr.

February 2, 1936 - April 4, 2017

Pedro (Pete) C. Gonzales, Sr. of Oxford, Pennsylvania passed away on April 4, 2017 at the age of 81, surrounded by his family. Pedro was born on February 2, 1936 in New London, CT. He grew up in a large and loving family of 4 sisters and 5 brothers. At the age of 18, he joined the US Army and served for 5 years. Shortly after, he joined the US Air Force and bravely served 15 years. He met his...
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James J. Ferry

November 15, 1930 - April 4, 2017

James "Jim" Ferry passed away at the age of 86 on April 4, 2017. Singer, actor, song writer, loving and beloved husband and proud family man, Jim is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years, Elizabeth "Bette", and children; Therese Bruhn, Jim Ferry, Matthew Ferry, Linda White, Michael Ferry, Mary Lawrence and Glenn Ferry. He is loved by all that knew him including his children's spouses,...
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John Patrick "Jack" Haggerty

March 17, 1931 - April 1, 2017

John Patrick "Jack" Haggerty, 86, died peacefully at his home in Glen Mills on April1, 2017. The son of Edward and Elizabeth Haggerty, Jack was born in Philadelphia in 1931, and resided in Folsom and Milmont Park, Pa., for 51 years before moving to Glen Mills in 2009. Jack was graduated from West Catholic High School in Philadelphia and attended Temple University before serving as an...
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McKinley Lennox

January 22, 1935 - March 25, 2017

McKinley Lennox passed away on March 25, 2017, at the age of 82. He was formerly of Cheltenham and Southwest, Philadelphia. McKinley had a love of teaching, helping children become adults and preparing them for life but he also was known for training students who were interested in education to become teachers. He was a teacher's teacher. McKinley was born in Sarasota, Florida and his mother...
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Kathleen A. Freedell Johannesen

October 9, 1942 - March 25, 2017

Kathleen A. Johannesen (nee Freedell), age 74 of West Grove passed away peacefully on March 25, 2017. Born in Queens, NY, Kathleen attended Newtown High School. Daughter of the late Theodore and Alice Freedell. She was married to her husband Robert A. Johannesen in 1962 and they raised four children. Beloved wife of Robert Johannesen, they were married for 54 years. Loving mother to daughter...
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Patricia McCain Spatz

February 4, 1931 - March 24, 2017

Patricia McCain Spatz, 86, of Media, PA passed away in her beloved home on Friday, March 24, 2017, attended by her family. She is survived by her brother Brockley McCain, two daughters Micael Kemp and Jackie (Karen) Rezzonico (husband John), nephew John Brockley McCain, and grandson Jonathan Phillip Mills. She is predeceased by her husband Frederick William Spatz and son John Frederick Spatz....
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Edwina Crist Rogers

October 2, 1917 - March 24, 2017

Edwina Crist Rogers October 2, 1917 - March 24, 2017 "Eddie" to her peers and "Mim" to her family, Edwina's long life will be remembered and celebrated by those who knew and loved her. Eddie passed away on Friday, March 24th, 2017 in the company of her loving family. Approaching her 100th birthday, her long and successful life was full of adventure, laughter, creativity, love and song. She...
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Barry Joel Staats

July 3, 1940 - March 15, 2017

Barry Joel Staats, born on July 3rd, 1940, and son of father, Walter Staats, and mother, Helen Naser, passed away in the early morning of Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the tender age of 76. Barry, a 'Pittsburgian' native, was an avid, accomplished, and respected fly fisherman who founded and ran 'The Sporting Gentleman' in Media, Pennsylvania, since 1974. Barry was, also, a well-educated man:...
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Anthony C. "Pitsy" "Tony" Eufrasio, Sr.

June 16, 1926 - March 7, 2017

Anthony C. "Pitsy/Tony" Eufrasio Sr. age 90 of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Brookhaven, PA passed peacefully on March 7, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Group Home in Las Vegas. Born on June 16, 1926 in Chester, Pa., Anthony was the son of the late Francesco "Frank" and Lena (Capasso) Eufrasio, both immigrants of Italy. Growing up in Chester, Anthony attended both the Franklin School and Chester High...
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Betty B. Foreman

March 31, 1932 - March 5, 2017

Forman, Betty B. (nee Novosel) passed away on March 5, 2017 at the age of 84. She was born and raised, and died in Glen Mills. Betty was the beloved wife of Ernest, devoted mother of Martha (Robert) Preston, Cynthia (Rob) Kyelberg and Michael (Tammy) Foreman, and dear sister of Lloyd Novosel and the late George Novosel. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, her dear...
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Jane Elizabeth "Ginny" Tomlinson

July 26, 1924 - February 25, 2017

Jane Elizabeth "Ginny" Tomlinson, age 92, went peacefully home to be with the Lord, Saturday, February 25, 2017, in Wallingford, PA, surrounded by her family. She was a dedicated wife, involved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She was a wonderful example of faith, love, and compassion. Jane Elizabeth was born in Glenside, PA on July, 26, 1924, she was the...
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Robyn Shelburne (Nee Wyly) Kruzel

January 6, 1953 - February 18, 2017

Robyn Shelburne Kruzel (nee Wyly) of Woodlyn, PA passed away on February 18, 2017 at the age of 64. Beloved wife of John E. Kruzel. Robyn is loving mother of Michelle (Joseph) Lenker, Jason (Danielle) Tadeo, Daniel Kruzel and Rebekah Kruzel. She is adored by her 7 grandchildren; Angelena, Madison, Chase, Samantha, Emily, William and Bethany. Robyn enjoyed her life of service as a nurse and was...
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Letitia C. "Tish" Keating

June 21, 1913 - February 16, 2017

Letitia C. Keating (Tish), age 103, passed on to heaven on February 16, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Claude R. and Ethel Phillips, wife of the late Martin F. and mother of Martin P. and Lynda McLaughlin, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Tish lived in the Media area for 27 years and was formerly of Upper Darby. Her visitation will be Saturday, February 25, 2017 at...
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Mary A. Brady (nee McFadden)

January 6, 1938 - February 14, 2017

Mary A. Brady of Media, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 surrounded by her family. Mary was born on January 6, 1938 to the late Dominic McFadden and Margaret (nee Murray) in Creeslough, County Donegal, Ireland. She attended school in Ireland and England. Mary was employed as a department head at the London City Council. She devoted her free time to working with what she described as the ...
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