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James T. Loughead

October 1, 1926 - December 6, 2018

James T. Loughead passed away on December 6, 2018 at the age of 92. He was a resident of Riddle Village, formerly of Wallingford. Beloved husband of Betty (nee Trott). Predeceased by his 1st wife Sally Gumaer. Devoted father of James T. Loughead, Jr., Elizabeth L. Thomas and Edward G. Loughead. Dear brother of Nancy Pugh and the late Marguerite Krynick. Also survived by his 5 grandchildren,...
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Isabel R. Seymour

February 6, 1923 - December 2, 2018

Isabel Robinson Seymour, 95, active in women's bridge at The Springhaven Club for over 40 years, died on December 2, 2018 in the Monticello section of Riddle Village, Media, PA. She was the widow of Charles F. Seymour, Sr. They had moved into Riddle Village in 1993, after being longtime residents of Swarthmore, PA and Wallingford, PA. Her bridge activities at Springhaven included many years of...
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Maurice J. "Mac" McDowell

November 18, 2018

Maurice "Mac" McDowell, a resident of Upper Providence and Media for 60 years, died on November 18 at age 95. Born in Dannevirke, New Zealand, Mac studied chemistry at the University of Otago. He played rugby football on the University's A Team and was elected Club Captain. He sailed to the United States in 1947 to take up a fellowship at Brown University. After being awarded a Ph.D. in...
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John J. Rush

June 30, 1953 - November 16, 2018

John J. Rush passed away on November 16, 2018 at the age of 65. He was a longtime resident of Wallingford. Beloved husband of Janet K. (nee Hadfield). Devoted father of Shana E. Rush, Charles D. (Dina) Kelly, David J. (Beth) Kelly & Sean M. Kelly. Dear brother of Theresa (Paul) Carson. Also survived by his four grandchildren and his nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends are invited to...
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Judith A. Newby

November 10, 1947 - October 26, 2018

Judith Ann Newby (nee Shaffer), of Media, PA, passed away October 26 after an inspirational 10-month battle with cancer. Judy is survived by her husband Joseph Newby, son Kevin Chudy (Jennifer), daughter Dawn Altomonte (Joe), daughter Emily, and grandchildren Aleksandr, Ekaterina, Inessa, Joella, and Charlotte. She is also survived by several cousins and close friends. Judy was dedicated ...
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Mary Burnside Mangelsdorf

April 3, 1927 - October 24, 2018

Mary Burnside Mangelsdorf, 91, died peacefully, after a brief illness, on October 24, 2018 at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA, surrounded by family. A member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Mary worked for 17 years as the meeting secretary for Swarthmore Friends Meeting in Swarthmore, PA, where her wide-ranging duties included everything from facilitating meetinghouse rentals to...
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Dennis R. McCarthy

March 9, 1954 - October 16, 2018

Dennis R. McCarthy, 64, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of South Amboy, NJ, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at home. Born in South Amboy he lived there all his life before moving to Glen Mills 4 years ago. Before retiring in 2012, he was employed by the City of South Amboy. He was a member of the South Amboy Fire Department, Enterprise Snorkel. He was affectionately known as Miami, an avid New...
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Janice J. Isherwood

September 28, 1957 - October 15, 2018

Janice J. Isherwood (nee Christensen) age 61, of Wallingford passed away on October 15, 2018 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Beloved mother of Jill Cioll (Jeff). Dear daughter of Florence Christensen and the late Otto Christensen; Loving sister of Linda Christensen, Judy Christensen, Elaine Calabrese (Ralph) and the late Diane Cahill. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are...
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Susan Kelly Untereker

October 1, 1946 - October 15, 2018

Susan Kelly Untereker, age 72, passed away on October 15, 2018 in Philadelphia after battling breast cancer for nearly nine years. The second of four girls, Susan went to Smith College from where she graduated magna cum laude. There she discovered a true love for the Spanish and Latin cultures, spending her junior year abroad in Madrid. After college, she spent a year in Mexico City as a...
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Patrick D. Boyle

February 16, 1948 - September 29, 2018

Patrick D. Boyle, passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loved ones on September 29, 2018, at the age of 70. He was a resident of Philadelphia, formerly of Bensalem. Devoted father of Lisa (Mark), Kevin, and Patrick; dear brother of Joseph (Margaret) Boyle, Rose Ann Boyle, and the late William Boyle; also survived by his 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Relatives and...
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Joseph F. Byers, Sr.

January 31, 1930 - September 22, 2018

Joseph F. Byers, Sr. Age 88, of Media PA, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on September 22, 2018. Beloved husband for 62 years to Mary (Springer) and father of Joseph Jr. (Lawrence Peers) of Philadelphia, Mary O'Brien (Raymond) of Malvern, Thomas of Philadelphia, Suzanne Hayward (William) of Swarthmore, John (Darwin Lindblom) of St. Paul MN, Kimberly of West Chester, and...
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Anita Kleiber Gore

June 5, 1920 - September 21, 2018

Anita Kleiber Gore, 98, of Wyckoff, NJ, late of Cheyney, PA, died peacefully on 21 September 2018. She is survived by her children Bobby (Theresa) and Corinne (Doug Kee) and her grandchildren, Andy and Charlie Kee. She joins her beloved husband Grant, sister Monica, and son Douglas. She will be missed by family and friends. A private service and burial will be held.
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Shirley M. Allen

October 20, 1932 - September 19, 2018

SHIRLEY ROBINSON ALLEN, 85, of Media, PA, passed, after a brief illness on 9/19/18. Survived by her daughters: Cheryl Carrabba (David), Lysa Allen; Granddaughter Chelsea Allen; Sister Patricia Duncan, brother James Robinson and many loving nieces , nephews and friends. Also survived by Edward Zoller, her friend and companion of many years. Predeceased by parents John and Edna Robinson and...
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Gloria Maria Trujillo

September 11, 1933 - September 18, 2018

Gloria Maria Trujillo of Media PA, formerly of Queens New York, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2018. Born in Quito, Ecuador, Gloria immigrated to the United States in 1962. Gloria enjoyed music and dancing and spending time with family. She also enjoyed weaving and playing bingo with friends. Loving mother of Rodney Murgueytio (Regina). She was the beloved sister of Angel Trujillo...
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Julie A. Kearney

December 8, 1972 - September 16, 2018

Julie A. Kearney (nee Tagliaterra) fought a courageous battle with cancer but passed away on September 16, 2018 at the age of 45. She was a resident of Wallingford, formerly of Upper Providence. Loving daughter of Paul & Kathy Tagliaterra. Devoted wife of Shawn. Caring mother of Katie Nazaridis, Dylan & Shawn Kearney. Dear sister of Gene (Kim) Tagliaterra. Also survived by her many nieces,...
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Charles "Chuck" William Fox

January 30, 1948 - September 12, 2018

Charles (Chuck) William Fox passed away unexpectedly at his home in Clifton Heights, PA on September 12, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia on January 30, 1948 to the late Rachel P. Fox and Charles Fox. Chuck graduated from Lansdowne-Aldan High School in 1965. He was an enthusiastic drummer and marching band member. Chuck joined the Army after high school and served honorably in Korea. He...
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Judy Lee Parent

July 13, 1957 - September 12, 2018

Judy Lee Parent, age 61, of Aston Mills, PA, passed away on September 12, 2018 at Saint Francis Hospital in Delaware. Judy worked as a bus aide for the Rose Tree Media School District. She attended the day program at Easterseals of Delaware. She enjoyed crochetting, and cooking Sunday dinner for the family. Judy was predeceased by her husband Thomas McConnell and father Lawrence A. Long. ...
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Charles Pino

February 27, 1955 - September 3, 2018

Charles Pino passed away peacefully on September 3, 2018 at the age of 63. He was born in Philadelphia and currently resided in Media. Loving father of Sandi Pino, Charlie Pino, Lucille (Adam) Tarin, Maria Connelly and Michelle Connelly; dear brother of Jerriann (Matt) DeCaro and Connie (Frank) Santaguida; also survived by his 4 grandsons and stepson Michael. Relatives and friends are...
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Genevieve "Jean" Abbott

August 18, 1932 - August 25, 2018

Genevieve "Jean" Abbott (nee Ricci), 86, passed away peacefully at Riddle Village Monticello House on August 25, 2018. Born in Bryn Mawr Hospital on August 18, 1932 and raised in Conshohocken, PA she graduated Conshohocken High School in 1950. Jean raised her family in Trainer, PA where she was an active member of the former Resurrection of Our Lord parish and school. She and Bud then moved to...
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Nancy C. Beahn Miller

December 29, 1941 - August 23, 2018

Nancy Miller, age 76 of Glen Mills, passed away on August 23rd She is survived by her husband Bob Miller; daughter Michele Outten; son Robb Miller (Tina); grandchildren Courtney Caddell (Matt), Kayla Eline (Ryan Brennan), Scott Eline, and Hunter Outten; great-grandchildren Rylan, Tristan and Julian. She was predeceased by her daughter Kim Eline. Nancy drove a school bus for Penn Delco...
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Carol M. Imbt Cooper

May 4, 1949 - August 22, 2018

Carol Imbt Cooper, 69, of Wallingford died peacefully at home on August 22, after a courageous battle with melanoma. Born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Herbert R. Imbt (d.1989) and Kay (Scholey) Imbt (d.2010). Carol is survived by brother John H. Imbt, his partner Betsy Suhey, of State College, and many friends Carol attended college at Arizona State University and graduated at Penn State...
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Constance S. Berman

January 23, 1949 - August 21, 2018

Constance S. Berman age 69, of Media, Pa formerly of New York City passed away on August 21, 2018 at the Wallingford Nursing Home. Beloved daughter of the late Frank S. and Violet E. Stopper; sister of David Stopper of New Hampshire. Connie was a graduate of Penncrest High School Class of 1966 and Duke University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She lived in New York City from 1970 till...
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Ernest J. Foreman

June 9, 1925 - August 17, 2018

Ernest J. Foreman passed away on August 17, 2018 at the age of 93. He was a longtime resident of Glen Mills.Beloved husband of the late Betty B. Foreman (nee Novosel) and Betty J. Foreman (nee Mellott). Devoted father of Martha (Robert) Preston, Cynthia (Rob) Kyelberg, and Michael (Tammy) Foreman. Dear Brother of the late Fern Hayes. Also survived by his 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren....
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Gail D. Fischer

September 5, 1963 - August 12, 2018

Gail D. Fischer, age 54 of Media, PA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 12, 2018. Gail Wilkins Fischer was born and raised in Demarest, NJ and loved spending time at her beach home in Sea Isle, NJ with friends and family. She was predeceased by her father, David Wilkins and her in laws Bill and Claire Fischer. Gail is survived by her loving and devoted husband,...
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Maxine A. Cardoni

December 13, 1921 - August 11, 2018

Maxine Aurelia Cardoni (nee Carver), age 96 of Newtown Square passed away Saturday August 11, 2018. Maxine was born in Martinsburg, WV on December 13, 1921. She was a 1939 graduate of Chambersburg High School. Her childhood dream was to become a model and actress, and coming to Philadelphia after graduating from high school she found those desires fulfilled. She modeled professionally for 16...
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George J. Villano, Jr.

August 9, 1942 - August 2, 2018

George J. Villano Jr. passed away on August 2, 2018 at the age of 75. He was a resident of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Brookhaven and South Philadelphia. Predeceased by his parents Georgio and Lucia Villano. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Brady). Father of Gina, stepfather of Harry (Joan), Joseph (Laura), Michael (Johanna) and Robert (Heather). Also survived by his 5 grandchildren. ...
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Laura Mary Masse

June 24, 1994 - July 20, 2018

Laura Mary Masse Birth: June 24, 1994; Upland, PA Death: July 20, 2018; Media, PA Laura Mary Masse, age 24, died peacefully on July 20 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. She entered God's kingdom surrounded by her family. Laura was a beloved daughter, sister, cousin, granddaughter, niece, and friend. She was a recent graduate of West Chester University where she earned a Masters Degree in...
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Mary Barbara "Bobi" Jelinek Thayer

July 21, 1944 - July 19, 2018

Mary Barbara "Bobi" Jelinek Thayer died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 19, from complications related to heart disease, at the age of 73. She was born at Walter Reed Memorial Hospital in Washington DC. Following her early life in northern New Jersey, Bobi was a member of the first class to go from grades 7 through 12 at Penncrest High School in Media PA. She directed the student variety show...
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William E. Gloster "Billy G"

December 28, 1955 - July 7, 2018

William E. Gloster "Billy G.", age 62, of Media, passed away surrounded by his family on July 7, 2018. Billy fought his battle with cancer hard over the last three years and never fell short in courage or stubbornness even in his last days. His scars and perseverance will forever be admired. A native of Ridley Park, Billy attended Ridley High School and graduated class of 1973. Billy enjoyed...
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Nicholas M. Saitto

November 21, 1930 - July 3, 2018

Nicholas M. Saitto, age 87, of Media, Pa., passed away peacefully on July 3, 2018 surrounded by his family. Born in Media and was a lifelong resident, Nick was a Master at Clock Restoration and an avid collector. He enjoyed antique cars, motorcycles, firearms and spending time with family and his cats Mr. Punchy and Remington. Nicholas was predeceased by his daughter Judith Horne (nee Saitto) ...
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Dean W. Wolfe

April 3, 1950 - June 30, 2018

Dean Wilson Wolfe (Wolfie, good old Dean) passed away on June 30, 2018. Beloved husband and best friend of Kate McKay. Survived by sisters Tracy Walters, Kim Wolfe, good friends Mike Sarf, Christine Sarf, Kerrigan McKay, all the McKays, many nieces and nephews and Sara and Fiona, his Labrador retrievers. Dean had an encyclopedic knowledge of cars, photography, history and Reading, PA. A Shed...
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Anna Janoski

August 11, 1921 - June 28, 2018

Anna Janoski (1921-2018) formerly of Havertown passed away peacefully June 28, 2018 at the age of 96. Anna was the daughter of the late Peter and Maria Hasyn. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward J. Janoski. She was the sister of the late Harry and John Hasyn. She is survived by her children: Joanne (Walter Jr) Sarkees, Edward (Jennifer) Janoski, John (Sandra) Janowski, and Christine ...
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George E. Shanahan, Jr.

June 19, 1952 - June 21, 2018

George E. Shanahan Jr., 66 of Norwood, Pa. passed away on June 21, 2018. George, born and raised in Collingdale Pa. is predeceased by his parents, George E. Sr. and Agnes M. (Obrien), as well as his brother, Thomas (Diane). George is lovingly remembered by his siblings, Patty (Glenn), Nancy, Joseph (Kathy) and Matthew (Debbie), as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family. George was a...
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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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