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Our Obituaries

Francis J. Delaney

September 17, 2018

Francis J. Delaney, of Willow Grove, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 17, 2018 at the age of 55. Dear son of the late Francis and Mary Gertrude Delaney. Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Superior); loving father of Melissa Sayer and Frankie; dear brother of Mary Ann Maginnis (Late Russell), Kathaleen Kurtz (Leon), Patricia Cleary (William) and Denise Delaney; also...
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Samuel "Sam" J. Borrelli, Jr.

September 13, 2018

Samuel "Sam" J. Borrelli Jr., of Philadelphia, passed away on September 13, 2018 at the age of 34. He is survived by his parents Samuel Borrelli Sr. ( Judy ) and Eileen Plunkett (nee Havel) (George); his siblings Vincent Borrelli, Alexandria Borrelli, Tiffany Plunkett, Erica Plunkett, Zachary Plunkett, Georgie Plunkett, and Gracie Plunkett; his grandmother Margaret McCabe; his late...
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Donald W. Sease

September 1, 1934 - September 12, 2018

Donald W. Sease, son of the late Florence C. Boyd and Calhoun C. Sease was born on September 1, 1934, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His early years were spent in the Philadelphia public school system. He served in the U.S. Air Force for three years. On August 7, 1965, Donald was united in holy matrimony to Julia M. Sease. It was a beautiful and happy marriage. They loved each other dearly...
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Ralph I. Webb

September 4, 2018

Ralph I. Webb, of Warminster, passed away on September 4, 2018 at the age of 79. Ralph passed away at home surrounded by his wife and daughter after years of suffering. Ralph is survived by his loving wife Nina (nee Streeper); his children David (Lori), Lisa Dering, Bonnie Trotter, and James; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and his brother Robert (Thelma.) Relatives and friends are...
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Julia M. Sease

June 30, 1940 - August 26, 2018

Julia M. Sease, daughter of the late Clifford Lewis and Catherine Young, was born on June 30, 1940, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, She passed away into God's loving care on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at age 78. As a young girl, she joined the Ebenezer Community Methodist Church where she sang on the choir. Julia was educated in the Philadelphia School system, graduating from South Philadelphia...
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Jane A. Gradwell

August 23, 2018

Jane A. Gradwell, of Ambler and formerly of Horsham, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was 74 years old. Jane was born on November 5, 1943 to the late George and Bertha Gradwell in Philadelphia. She was a 1961 graduate of Roxborough High School and then attended and graduated from West Chester University where she received her...
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Angela V. Ronconi

August 23, 2018

Angela V. Ronconi, of Media and a resident of Fair Acres, Passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was 85 years old. Angela was born in Philadelphia on October 19, 1932 to the late Frederick and Amabelie (nee Bianchi) Ronconi. She was a graduate of Hallahan High School in Philadelphia and then attended nursing school at Bryn Mawr Nursing School....
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Samuel H. Smack

August 15, 2018

Smack, Samuel H. of Warminster, age 87, on August 15, 2018. Beloved husband of Hilda. Loving father of Gregory and Johanna (Bryant). Dear grandfather of 2 and Great grandfather of 3. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Sam's life Celebration Monday, August 20, 2018 starting 9:30 AM followed by his service 11:30 AM at Lighthouse Fellowship U.M.C. 137 N. Easton Rd., Glenside, PA 19038....
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Tina Marie Adams-Clark

August 11, 2018

Tina Marie Adams-Clark, 47, of Oreland, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born in Roslyn, PA, she was the daughter of Harry L. and Carol Ann (Cupo) Adams of Oreland, PA. Surviving in addition to her parents is her husband, Larry J. Clark; her children, Alexa Rose Clark and Lawrence Joseph Clark, IV, and her grandson, Colton James Baldwin; her...
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Bryan Scott Rickards

August 6, 2018

Bryan Scott Rickards, of Warrington, passed away on August 6, 2018 at the age of 48 after battling ALS for nearly 2 years. Bryan is survived by his beloved wife Cynthia (nee Chiarella); his loving children Gavin, Emily, and Abigail; his sister Jacqueline Pomper, his in-laws Eugene and Linda Chiarella; sister-in-law Angela Weeks (Mark); brother-in-law Joseph Chiarella (Cammie); nieces Trudy...
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Margaret I. (nee Linder) McCarty

July 26, 2018

Margaret I. McCarty (nee Linder), of Warrington, passed away on July 26, 2018 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Wilbert. Loving mother of Lorraine Bucci (Joe), William R. (Beth), Thomas F. (Debbie), David C., Douglas E. (Jennifer), Roxanne McCarty (David) and Leo J. (Kim). Dear Grandmom of Alyssa R. Edwards (Jason), Lauren, Timothy, Breanna, David, Kevin, Kathryn, Ryan, Daniel McCarty...
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Walter Reginald "Jack" Olivant

July 20, 2018

OLIVANT Walter Reginald "Jack", on July 20, 2018. Loving father of Edward and Walter Olivant and MaryLou Berk, dear brother of Helen Merschbach, Lorraine Zearfos, Albert and Joseph Gressel and the late Charles Titus, cherished grandfather of six. Jack was a drywall finisher foreman with over 40 years experience, from 1957 – 1997. He was an outstanding member of Drywall Finishers Local 1955...
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Jean (nee Salvatore) Salerno

July 2, 2018

Jean Salerno (nee Salvatore), of Palm Beach and Warminster, passed away on July 2, 2018 at the age of 92. Jean is predeceased by her husband Armand; grandson Darin; sister Yolanda Lagana; and brother Michael Salvatore. Jean is survived by her children Lawrence Salerno and Pamela Konesky (George); and 10 granddogs. Jean was a "Miss Westchester Appliance" winner in 1946 which led to a brief...
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Nancy E. Birkhead

June 30, 2018

Nancy E. Birkhead, 73, of Rockledge, passed away on June 30th, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Angelo and Elizabeth Yacovett. Nancy loved all the holidays, particularly Halloween. She enjoyed the Jersey Shore, going to the casinos, and shopping on QVC. She also loved beautiful flowers. Nancy was the wife of the late Arthur Birkhead. She is survived by her children: ...
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Thomas P. "Tom" Cavanaugh

June 20, 2018

Thomas P. Cavanaugh "Tom", of Roslyn, passed away on June 20, 2018 at the age of 65. Tom is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Eileen (nee DeMara) Cavanaugh and his brother Gene Cavanaugh. Tom is survived by his beloved wife Cheryl (nee Donsky); his loving children Michael (SvetlanaAynbinder) and Justin; his dear granddaughter Abigail; his caring siblings Joseph, Richard, and Margaret;...
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Barbara E. (nee Walker) LaRue

June 25, 1941 - June 6, 2018

Barbara E. LaRue (nee Walker), of Willow Grove, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. She was 76 years old. "Barb", as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on June 25, 1941 to the late Thomas W. Walker, II. and Sarah J. (nee Stewart) Walker in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Philip R. LaRue, Sr. who passed away in 2002. Barb...
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Edward John Zanine, Esq.

July 12, 1968 - June 6, 2018

Edward John Zanine, Esq., passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 49 years old. "Ed" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was born on July 12, 1968 to Joseph and Eileen (nee Dooley) Zanine in Abington, PA. He was the husband to Holly M. (nee Culver) Zanine and together they shared 22 years of marriage. Ed attended and graduated in 1986 from...
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Margaret Catherine Higgins

June 5, 2018

Margaret Catherine Higgins, age 26, of Willow Grove, PA Suddenly on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at her father's home. Beloved daughter of Michael Higgins and Kimberly (nee Glemser)Higgins. Loving sister of Rebecca Higgins and Patricia Higgins. Aunt Maggie to Patricia's son, Jack Foley. She is survived by her Aunts: Natalie Spiegle (Wayne), Adele Higgins (Niles), Liese Summersgill, Bette Bleicher (Paris...
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Margaret Catherine Higgins

June 5, 2018

Age 26, of Willow Grove, PA Suddenly on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at her father's home. Beloved daughter of Michael Higgins and Kimberly (nee Glemser)Higgins. Loving sister of Rebecca Higgins and Patricia Higgins. Aunt Maggie to Patricia's son, Jack Foley. She is survived by her Aunts: Natalie Spiegle (Wayne), Adele Higgins (Niles), Liese Summersgill, Bette Bleicher (Paris); Uncles: James Higgins ...
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Melvin H. Lewis

June 5, 2018

Melvin H. Lewis, age 70 of Abington, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife Carmela Lewis (nee Catanese), his two son's; James and Stephen Lewis, two daughter's-in-law; Delia Raab-Snyder and Paige Lewis and two granddaughters; Esme & Faye Elizabeth Lewis. Family and friends are invited to Mel's Life Celebration Monday June 11,2018 10:30-11:30am. His...
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Sean Connors

June 4, 2018

Sean Connors passed away on June 4, 2018. He was the beloved son of the late John and Kathleen Connors, loving brother of the late Christopher and Michael. Sean is survived by his grandparents Catherine (Kay) & John Coll, his aunts and uncles: John & Joseph Breen, Tom & Laura Connors, Kathy (Connors) & Joseph Abel, Michael & Kristin McCusker, Francis & Donna McCusker; Mary Coll, Linda Valenti ...
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James L. "Jim" Cannon

June 4, 2018

James L. "Jim" Cannon, of Ann's Choice, Hatboro, and Olney, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 94. Jim is survived by his beloved wife Alfreda (nee Gonzoph); his caring children Lorraine, James (Patricia), Kevin (Sharon); 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Jim served his country in WWII in Italy and Germany until 1945. He served his city for 24 years as a Philadelphia Police...
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Albert M. Schmidt

June 2, 2018

Schmidt – Albert M. age 92, on Sat. June 2, 2018 of Rockledge. Beloved Husband for 64 years to Thelma M. (nee Kinkaid). Loving father of Kathleen S. Mears (Spencer), Karen L. Showmaker (Thomas), and Kurt M. Schmidt (Mary Lou). Devoted grandfather of 9, and great grandfather of 8. Family & friends are invited to Albert's life celebration Friday between 9:30 & 11:15AM and to participate in...
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Edmund C. "Ted" Helveston

May 31, 2018

Edmund C. Helveston "Ted", of Eagleville, passed away on May 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 77. Ted is preceded in death by his parents Edmund Sr. and Elisabeth (nee Rees). He is survived by his beloved wife Sue (nee Heard); his caring children Dana Gardner (Jason) and Chuck Helveston (Karen); his grandchildren Gavin, Dylan, Matthew, and David; and his sisters Betsy...
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Audrey B. (nee Cougle) Gelbart

May 29, 2018

Audrey B. Gelbart (nee Cougle) passed away on May 29, 2018, at age 69, surrounded by her family. Audrey is survived by her beloved husband Harvey of 28 years, her loving children, Carolyn Sippel (David) and Christie Gouger (Buddy), and Charles Halpine Jr. (Rosie) and six dear grandchildren; Cole, Callie, Brennan, Cayden, Cody and Austin. Also surviving are her siblings Leroy Cougle (Sue), Joanne...
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Rita G. Martin

May 25, 2018

Rita G. Martin (nee Griffin), of Cheltenham, passed away on May 25, 2018 at the age of 93. Rita is predeceased by her husband Robert and brother Kevin. She is survived by her children Robin Henderson (Doug), Christine King, John Martin (Sara); her brother Jim; her grandchildren Teelin (Lisa), Claire, Paige, Hunter (Kim), Maris, Alexis, Andrew, Connor, and Bailey; and great grandchildren Oliver...
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Evelyn Louise Pachuta

May 24, 2018

Evelyn Louise Pachuta, of Warminster, formerly of Jenkintown, PA, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2018, at the age of 96. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Sadye Rentschler, dear sister of Jeanne Saurman (Richard), loving wife of 62 years of the late Andrew Pachuta and devoted mother of Ann Newman (Jerome G.) Susan Pachuta (Jim), John Pachuta (Laurel) and Kathryn Hinkle (late Jerry)...
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James W. Scott

May 19, 2018

James W. Scott, formerly of Lower Gwynedd, died on May 19, 2018 after a brief illness. He was 83. Born in Philadelphia, he attended Germantown Academy, where he was president of his senior class, graduating in 1952. He attended Lehigh University, where he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity, graduating in 1956. A proud veteran, Mr. Scott, spent two years in the United States Navy as a...
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Joseph M. Logan

May 12, 2018

Joseph M. Logan, of Abington, passed away on May 12, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents Harry and Bernice (nee Stricker) Logan. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife Barbara (nee Clegg); his dear children Tina and Michael (Randi); loving grandchildren Gabriella, Cassandra, Allyssa, Stephen, Ashley, Madison, Sophia, Carly, and Vivien; and 3 great...
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Mary A. (nee McCarthy) Conway

May 4, 2018

Mary A. Conway (nee McCarthy), 91, of Philadelphia, passed away on Friday, May 4th, 2018. She was born in Leigh Lancashire, England to George and Susan McCarthy. Mary was the wife of the late Bernard M. Conway. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen O'Connell and her husband William ('Billy'), her grandsons Patrick, Liam, and Seamus, and her sister, Peggy Bordon. She was predeceased by her...
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Adele C. Hoyt

April 29, 2018

Adele C. Hoyt, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on April 29, 2018 at the age of 93. Adele is survived by her daughters Judy Van Valkenburg and Debra Kretzing (Jay); her grandchildren Christine Mitchell (Mark), Richard Churak (Esther), and Thomas Churak (Heather); and her great grandchildren Melody, Mariah, Raygen, and Lincoln. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Adele's Life...
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David Edwin Ryalls

April 21, 2018

David Edwin Ryalls of Warminster, Pennsylvania, was taken home by the Lord on April 21st, 2018, after a sixteen month struggle with Myelodyplastic Syndrome. Born and raised in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, Dave was the youngest son of Ruth and Elmer Ryalls and brother to oldest sister Ruth Dietrick and sibling Elmer "Bill" Ryalls. Dave married Barbara Spencer, his wife of 42 years, and...
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George E. McFall, Jr.

April 11, 2018

George E. McFall, Jr., of Hatboro, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was 55 years old. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Patricia A. (nee Lopez) McFall as well as his two sons; Alex G. McFall and Kevin R. McFall. George was predeceased by his father, George E. McFall, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Fannie (nee Troutman) McFall, sister, Susan D. McFall...
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Daniel Thomas Klaus

April 10, 2018

Daniel Thomas Klaus, age 8, of Warminster, died Tuesday April 10, 2018. Daniel was born in Abington Memorial Hospital and had attended pre-school at Nativity of Our Lord School. He was presently in 3rd grade at McDonald Elementary School in Warminster. Danny loved sports and played football, baseball as well as basketball with the Willow Grove Bears. He also enjoyed video games, cars, animals and...
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Genevieve (nee Logan) Phillips

April 9, 2018

PHILLIPS Genevieve (nee Logan) age 91 passed peacefully on April 9, 2018 Gen was preceded in death by the love of her life Sam, they were married for 62 years. She was born in Philadelphia and lived in Olney, Flourtown, and Ambler. Gen graduated from Olney High School in 1945. Daughter of Catherine and Michael Logan, she is the last of 7 siblings: Joe Logan, Alice Walder, Ted Logan, Ronnie...
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John T. Logan

September 27, 1951 - April 1, 2018

John T. Logan, of Jenkintown, passed away into God's loving care on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was 66 years old. John was born in Muncie, Indiana on September 27, 1951 to James and Willie Marie (nee Kennedy) Logan. He was the husband to Ann B. (nee Seitz) Logan and together they shared 44 years of marriage. John attended the Mason School and Graduated from Garrad County High School. He then...
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Edna Lottie (Nolan) Meehan

March 22, 2018

Edna Lottie Meehan (Nolan) died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 92 years old. Born in Scranton, PA to Stanley and Bertha (nee Kolenda) Chimahusky. Beloved wife of the late Vincent P. Meehan, who died in 1990, Joseph S. Nolan, who died in 1975, and William Nechwedowich who died in 1948. As a young woman she worked as a seamstress and throughout her life took joy in...
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Nancy Hattman

March 22, 2018

Nancy Hattman (nee O'Neill), of Glenside passed away on March 22, 2018 at the age of 84. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Charles Sr.; their children Charles, Jr., Michael (Margaret), and Mary (Ron Ward); grandchildren Andrew Pacella, Michael Hattman, and Maggie Hattman. Nancy was a teacher and bus monitor in the Abington School District; she loved sports and thought of...
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Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta

May 4, 1923 - March 18, 2018

Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta died peacefully in her sleep in her home, we should all be so blessed. Margaret was born in Aliquippa, PA to Mikolay and Martha (Kormanik) Halama. She attended Highland Elementary and Aliquippa High School, participating in many intramural athletics and music. She graduated from Indiana States Teachers College (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) with a degree in...
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Edward J. Weisbach

March 11, 2018

Edward J. Weisbach, 73, of Pennsburg, PA, passed away on March 11, 2018. He was self-employed for most of his life, loved being outdoors in nature, and loved animals. He was an endlessly curious and humorous person, and leaves behind a legacy of many colorful memories. Edward is survived by his wife Carol, his daughters Betsy Anderson and her husband Donald, and Melissa Whitehouse and her...
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Eleanor B. (nee Bartley) Everetts

March 7, 2018

Eleanor B. Everetts (nee Bartley), age 87, of Glenside, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2018. She is predeceased by her parents John and Mary Jane (Fallon) Bartley. Eleanor is survived by her children Thomas Everetts and Michelle Pacula (William); grandchildren Genevieve Bocchino (Philip), Bridget Matthews (Daniel), and William Pacula Jr.; and great grandchildren Julia, Matthew, Luke, Jack,...
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Linda C. (Knopf) Jock

March 7, 2018

Linda C. Jock (Knopf), age 59, of Warminster, passed away on March 7, 2018. Linda is predeceased by her father Rudolph Knopf; and nephew Kyle. She is survived by her mother Christine Knopf (Reistad); brother Glenn; sister Michelle (Jack) Scalise; nephew Andrew; Aunt Nancy Shillady (Don); and by many cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Linda's Life Celebration...
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Elizabeth M. "Betty" Wenhold

September 13, 1920 - February 28, 2018

Elizabeth M. Wenhold, "Betty" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Gloria Dei Personal Care at the Park. She was 97 years old. Betty was born in Hamilton, Scotland on September 13, 1920 to the late Daniel and Elizabeth (nee Dick) Morrison and emigrated to the United States in 1925. Betty was a 1938...
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Margaret "Barbara (nee Montgomery) Rotchford

February 20, 2018

Margaret "Barbara" Rotchford (nee Montgomery) passed away on February 20, 2018. Barbara is predeceased by her parents Robert and Margaret "Billie" (nee Keast) Montgomery; and her 2 brothers. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband Thomas; her daughter Jennifer (John) Muldoon; and 2 grandchildren Kate and Rex; and her beloved friends Joe Rodriguez and Judy Schramm. Relatives and friends...
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Arnetta L. Wismer

February 19, 2018

Arnetta L. Wismer, of Elkins Park, age 92, passed away on February 19, 2018 surrounded by her family. Arnetta is predeceased by her parents Ulysses and Ruth (nee Hamel) Wismer; son Kevin; and two brothers Grant and Wilmer. Arnetta is survived by her daughter Diane Eisenhauer; grandchildren Richard (Kelly) and Jennifer; and great grandchildren Sabrina, Brittany, Erin, and Olivia. Services...
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Della Ann Corley

January 27, 2018

Della Ann Corley, (1937-2018) passed away on January 27, 2018. Wife of the late John F. Corley, Jr. Loving mother of John F. Corley III (Ellen), Elizabeth Casmirri and Carolyn Reese(Scott). Also survived by 5 grandchildren Maddison, Taylor, Emma, Carter and Bruce, great grandmother of Cade, Tanner and the late baby Trey, whom she will forever be rocking him to a sweet lullaby. Loving sister of...
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James "Jim" Thomas Connelly

January 24, 2018

James (Jim) Thomas Connelly, of Bryn Athyn, PA, on January 24th, at the age of 75, peacefully passed into the spiritual world. He is now interning with the original carpenter, has enough tan khakis for an eternity, and is certainly covered in some amazing sawdust.  Jim is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon Roberts Connelly.  Jim's caring children: Sean Patrick Connelly (wife Holly...
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Suzy H. (nee Hong) Simmons

January 24, 2018

Suzy H. Simmons, (nee Hong) passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Gwynedd Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 92 years old. Suzy was born on August 17, 1925 to the late Fun Hong and Young Ju Ann in Seoul, Korea and emigrated to the United States in 1971. She was the wife to the late Lt. Col. George M. Simmons who passed away in 1992. Suzy was a member of Korean Saints...
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Joseph A. "Joey" Morini

January 23, 2018

Morini Joseph A. "Joey" Morini, age 30, died Tuesday January 23 2018 at Abington Hospital. Joey is the beloved husband of Kayla D. Morini (nee Riemenschneider) and proud father of Kallie Rose Morini and was looking forward to the birth of his son in a few months, Joseph William Morini. He is the devoted son of John V. and Catherine M Morini (nee Savoni), of Ardsley, and dear brother of Michael...
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Thomas H. Markee

January 16, 2018

Markee Thomas H. on Jan. 16, 2018. Beloved husband of Linda M. (nee Prescott), loving father of Nick T. Markee (Danielle), Eleni Balis, Katina Balis (Eric) and Jimmy Balis, cherished Pop-pop of Tabitha, Cyara, Saige, Ayden and Briea, also survived by 7 siblings and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to Tom's Life Celebration Sat. after 10am from Craft/Givnish of Abington...
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Derek W. Lutz

January 13, 2018

Derek W. Lutz, 30 of Glenside passed away on January 13, 2018. Loving son of Wayne G. and Annette M. (Kolb) Lutz. Dear brother of Yvonne May Jesiolowski and Charis Eva Ellis. Derek lived the first 9 years of his life in Philadelphia and he carried his love of the city with him after moving to Glenside. In that time he enjoyed interacting with seniors and worked as a cook at a home for senior...
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Kathryn P. (nee Gehman) Freed

January 11, 2018

Freed Kathryn P. (nee Gehman) Freed passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the age of 91. Currently of Warminster, PA and formerly of Huntingdon Valley, PA, Kathy was born in Perkasie, PA to the late Anthony and Rachel Gehman. She was a standout high school scholar athlete and a graduate of Westminster College. She enjoyed playing sports as well as coaching them and also enjoyed playing...
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Maurice Raymond "Ray" Worley

January 10, 2018

Maurice Raymond "Ray" Worley, age 75, died peacefully on January 10, 2018. He was born in Norristown, PA and married his devoted wife Joanne (nee Jakob) in 1973. They raised two children, Diana Lim (John) and Stephen (Melissa). Ray worked at SPS as a machinist for 29 years and furthered his education by attending various technical schools and earning several certificates of accomplishment. ...
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Howard H. Frey

September 4, 1918 - January 5, 2018

Howard H. Frey, of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, died peacefully at home on January 5, 2018, at the age of 99. Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1918, Howard graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1940. He enlisted in the United States Navy and served during World War II as a Lieutenant in Brazil supporting antisubmarine patrol squadrons. In 1944 he...
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Carmen "Mamá" "Carmín" (nee Aviles) Carlo

January 4, 2018

Carmen Carlo, "Mamá" "Carmín" (nee Aviles), of Roslyn, age 77, passed peacefully on January 4, 2018. Carmen is predeceased by husband Angel Luis Carlo; her parents Victor Aviles and Carmen (nee Mercado) Aviles; and her sister Luz N. Aviles. Carmen is survived by her loving children Ernie Rivas (Rosanne), Lisa M. Carlo (Andres Villarreal), and Luis A. Carlo; step-daughters Rosa Carlo and...
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Agnes J. Brooks

December 31, 2017

Agnes J. Brooks (nee Jansen) of Northampton and Philadelphia, on December 31st at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late William Brooks. Agnes is survived by her loving sister in law Elizabeth Ann Myers, and her cousin Bob Worth (Silvia). Relatives and friends are invited to Agnes' Life Celebration visitation on Wednesday January 10th at the Queenship of Mary Church (1324 Newport Ave,...
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Jeffrey L. Morgan

December 28, 2017

Jeffrey L. Morgan of Ambler, formerly of Texas, passed away on December 28, 2017. He was 56 years old. Jeff is survived by his beloved wife Leanne, his children Melanie Fehr (Austin) and Shelby. Also surviving are his brother Ronnie (June) and sister Cindy Thompson( Bobby) and his In Laws George and Judith Emig. Services will be held at a later date. Family service by Craft/Givnish of Abington....
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Anne Mullowney

December 27, 2017

Anne E. Mullowney of Southampton, formerly of Huntingdon Valley passed away on December 27, 2017 at the age of 91. Anne was the beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of late Doris A. Paul (Donald), Richard A. Mullowney(Sharon), Robert A. Mullowney (Barbara), Janet A. McCullough (Thomas) and James A. Mullowney. Loving Grandmother of 10 Grandchildren; Gretchen Krejcik (Corey), Margaret...
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Emily G. Raiguel

December 6, 1946 - December 23, 2017

Emily G. Raiguel, of Willow Grove, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at her residence. She was 71 years old. Emily was born on December 6, 1946 to the late George and Jean (nee Kahlbaum) Gwilliam in Philadelphia, Pa. She was the wife to David C. Raiguel and together they shared 44 years of marriage. Emily was a graduate of Neshaminy High School and then obtained her RN license from the...
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Eileen M. Oetzel

December 21, 2017

Eileen M Oetzel passed away on December 21, 2017 at her Niece Karen's residence in Leesburg, Florida. She was the beloved wife of the Late Clarence J. "John" Oetzel. Eileen is survived by her nieces Karen V. Nelson and Kathy Vance. Relatives and friends are invited to her entombment Wednesday, December 27, 8:45 AM at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Rd, Roslyn, PA 19001 followed by her...
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Margaret Theresa (nee Wall) Merlini

December 12, 2017

Merlini Margaret Theresa (Nee Wall) age 92, of Meadowbrook, formerly of Jenkintown passed away on December 12, 2017surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the Late Louis A. Loving mother of Sheila McDevitt (Edward), Maris Moriarty (Peter), Louis (Karen), Patricia Sholly (Michael), Kevin, Mark (Mary), Gerriann Greene, Christine Hungerford (Thomas), Meredith (Susan), Nora Head (Jeffrey)...
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Joseph P. Mann

December 12, 2017

Mann, Joseph P., of Gwynedd Valley, formerly of Abington, age 90 on December 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Gertrude (nee Kreider). Loving father of Robert J., (Joanne), David F., Christopher E. (Jennifer) and Andrew G. Dear Grandfather of Corleen Wiley (Dennis), Steven Mann, Michelina Kraus (Jason), Connor and Madison Mann. Great grandfather of Josephine and Danny Wiley. Relatives and friends...
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William "Bill" "UB" Thomas Adam

November 30, 2017

William "Bill" "UB" Thomas Adam of Philadelphia, Pa and Colchester, VT; 79, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones in the University of Vermont Medical Center On Thursday, November 30, 2017. Bill was born in Philadelphia, Pa on Friday, May 13, 1938 to the Late Joseph F. and Gladys F. (nee Symmonds) Adam. Bill attended school in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. He enlisted in...
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Joan A. (nee Schock) Duden

November 28, 2017

Joan A. Duden (nee Schock), age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 28, 2017. Devoted wife of the late Joseph Duden. Survived by her caring children Joseph( Kelly) and Sharon J. Falbo( Anthony); her brother John Schock; her loving grandchildren Anthony, Michael, Ryan, and Megan. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Joan's Life Celebration Monday,...
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Daniel J. Madden

November 27, 2017

Madden, Daniel J passed away November 27, 2017 at the age of 77. Daniel is survived by his sister Nancy Madden Breslin (John) and his brother Frank (Sandy) Madden, and nieces, nephews, and cousins. A graduate of La Salle College High School, La Salle College, he attended Villa Nova Law School. After two and a half years he left, volunteering for Vietnam duty in the ARMY and served as an MP...
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Lester E. "Les" Bowers

November 24, 2017

Lester E. Bowers, "Les", died Friday November 24, 2017 after a long courageous struggle with Leukemia and other health issues. Since his diagnosis in 1996, he persevered through two trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas but led a vibrant life while dealing with the disease. Les was born 80 years ago to Samuel Lester Bowers and the former Helen Naugle in Carlisle, PA. Preceded in...
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Mark Antony Murtha

February 9, 1947 - November 24, 2017

Mark Antony Murtha passed away on November 24, 2017 at the age of 70. Born on February 9, 1947 to the late Joseph and Kathleen Murtha (nee Kromm.) Predeceased by his brother Joseph H. Murtha. Survived by his beloved wife Lynne M. Murtha. Mark was a retired lawyer. He was licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He was admitted to practice before the federal courts of New...
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Thomas Moore

November 18, 1952 - October 22, 2017

Thomas Moore of North Wales passed away on October 22, 2017 at the age of 64. He was born on November 18, 1952 in Philadelphia, the son of the late Thomas Moore and Agnes Moore Wersler (nee Moran). Thomas is survived by his loving wife Nancy Moy, beloved children Stephanie Murphy (Lawrence), Thomas Moore (Danielle), and step-daughter Shawna Flood. Cherished grandchildren Maria, Sophia,...
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Wilhelmina "Mina" F. (nee Furman) Ischinger

October 19, 2017

Wilhelmina F. Ischinger ('Mina'), nee Furman, 76, of Warminster, passed away on October 19, 2017. She was a devoted wife and mother, was employed by various companies as a bookkeeper, was an avid crafter, and loved to travel. Mina is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert, her sons Robert Jr. (Nancy) and Scott (Lori), and her grandchildren Gloria, Laura, Brian, and Joseph. Relatives...
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Fred J. Moffa

October 19, 2017

Fred J. Moffa, 67, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Ocyober 19, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. Fred is survived by his loving and devoted wife Sherry, his children: Jennifer Walker (Dave), Jaime Kohler (Buddy), Samantha Mower (Ed), and Anthony Moffa (Holli). He is also survived by 9 grandchildren: David, Sarah, Savannah, Emilie, Tristan, Ryan, Nicholas, Izabella, and McKenzie. Fred is...
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Charles R. "Randy" Krewson IV

October 18, 2017

Charles R. Krewson IV "Randy" of Jenkintown, on October 18th 2017 at the age of 61. Randy is survived by his sisters; Melanie Radzinski, and her husband Ed, and Rebecca Edmonds, and her husband Chuck, as well as his nephews Kyle Radzinski, and his wife Kim, and Scott Radzinski and his wife Chrissy and their son Brogan. Randy had passion for family and friends and was happiest when spending...
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Stuart Bruckner

October 18, 2017

Stuart Bruckner, age 55, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017, after a courageous but brief battle with glioblastoma. Born May 8, 1962, the youngest of four children, he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa (Martino), his children Jarrett, Dalton, and Paige, and his father-in-law Albert Martino, sister and brothers-in-law Patty (Martino), Michael Marlin, and Raymond Martino, siblings...
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Jean V. (nee Borek) Weglarz

October 13, 2017

WEGLARZ Jean V. (nee Borek), on Oct. 13, 2017 age 91. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J., loving mother of Lorraine H. Contino, Marleen M. Joyce (Michael) and Stanley J. Weglarz (Donna), cherished grand mother of five, "Babci" of eleven. Family and friends are invited to Jean's Life Celebration Wed. after 10am from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 611 Knowles Ave., Southampton, PA 18966...
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Barbara S. (nee Stull) Black

October 10, 2017

Barbara S. Black (nee Stull), of Hatboro PA, passed away on October 10th 2017 in Philadelphia at the age of 94. Barbara is predeceased in death by her loving husband (2014) Daniel Black III of 67 years. Her only son Daniel N .Black IV (1975) Barbara will be greatly missed by her loving daughter Donna B. Neufer (Steve). Barbara leaves behind an impressive legacy in her three grandchildren; Matthew...
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Dorothy M. "Dot" (nee Polenz) Coates

September 30, 2017

Coates Dorothy M. "Dot" (nee Polenz), on Sept. 30, 2017, age 91, Beloved wife of the late James L. Coates, loving mother of Carole Capps(John), Jim Coates (Laura) and Tom Coates(Debbie) cherished grandmother of 12, great grandmother of 23. Family and friends are invited to Dot's Life Celebration Sat. 10/7/17 after 11am from Craft/Givnish of Abington, 1801 Old York Road(@Old Welsh Rd),...
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Joseph B. Dunleavy

December 15, 1957 - September 23, 2017

Joseph B. Dunleavy of Willow Grove passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 23, 2017 at age 59. Born December 15, 1957 in Philadelphia, Joe was the son of June (McDonald) and Dr. Matthew Dunleavy. He was the loving father of Joseph M. Dunleavy and cherished grandfather of Graham Dunleavy. Joe was the youngest of five siblings: Matthew Dunleavy (Florence), Betty Morrison ...
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Albert S. Miller

September 18, 2017

Albert S. Miller, 93, passed away on September 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife Catherine, his son Mark, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Ed Heebner and his sister Margaret Miller Kintzly. Albert was born to Stephen Miller and Margaret Kintzly Miller and lived in the Roxborough section in Philadelphia. He graduated from Roxborough High School, attended...
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Robert A. Berger

September 17, 2017

Robert A., age 91, of Lower Gwynedd on September 17, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Deeg). Loving father of Charles (Melissa), Kenneth (Denise) and Andrew (Joyce). Robert was preceded in death by his daughter Pamela, brothers George and Howard and his sister Gladys Fogg. Bob/Dad was a family man, a patriot, and an absolute gentleman who demonstrated impeccable moral and spiritual...
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Thomas Francis Hartley

September 7, 2017

Thomas Francis Hartley passed away unexpectedly on September 7, 2017. He was 39 years old. Tom was born on November 16, 1977 to Gerald W. Hartley and Roberta J. Hartley. He attended St. Luke the Evangelist School in Glenside and Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote. He was a Glenside resident for most of his life. Tom was a skilled craftsman and a dedicated worker who took pride in all...
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Catherine "Kate" Ann Smith

August 31, 2017

Catherine(Kate) Ann Smith, 62, of Oreland passed away on August 31, 2017. Daughter of the late Charles & Janet (Cortright) Smith of Jenkintown. She is Survived by her husband, William(Bill) Mahoney, 3 biological children, Scott(Alison), Chuck(Meghan) & Lauren(Jim) and her stepchildren Darlene(Mike), Darryl(Lisa), Lisa(Joe), Sean & Pat, and her sister, Janet Hon. Kate was predeceased...
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Vincent E. Matsko

August 24, 2017

Vincent E. Matsko, of Philadelphia, age 85, passed away on August 24, 2017. Vincent is survived by his sisters, Irene Polchin, Elizabeth Frask, Dorothy Dettore & Eleanor Kostic. He will be deeply missed also by his many loving nieces and nephews and of course, Oreo, his frequent canine visitor. Vincent was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Chupela) Matsko and husband of the late Marion ...
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Ruth L. (nee Klemmer) Shelton

August 24, 2017

Ruth L. (Nee Klemmer) Shelton, 97 of Hilltown, born in Lawndale. passed away on August 24, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Roy J. Shelton, Sr. Loving mother of Nancy R. Zimmermann (Richard) and Roy J. Shelton, Jr. (Lynn). Doting grandmother of RJ (Karen), Kristi, Luke (Adrienne) and Kyle, great grandmother of Kaitlyn, Samantha, Zachary, Ethan and Casey. Preceded in death by her parents Carl...
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Donald E. Holmeberg, M.D.

August 9, 2017

Holmberg Donald E., MD. died August 9, 2017, at age 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Family service by Craft/Givnish of Abington. 1-800-GIVNISH
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James E. McVeigh

August 8, 2017

McVeigh, Fr. James E., age 70, of Warminster, PA. on August 8, 2017. Beloved brother of Joseph G. McVeigh, Kathy Casey and Mary McVeigh. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Fr. McVeigh was preceded in death by his loving parents James and Helen, his sister Margaret McVeigh and his brother Michael. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation Saturday at Our Lady of Hope...
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Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart

August 7, 2017

Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart (96) (born July 27th, 1921) died peacefully at Beverly Hospital on August 7th, 2017. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Maze Jenks & Martha Agerter Jenks of Wolverhampton, England. She moved to the United States in the 1930s & graduated from the Jokake School in Phoenix, AZ in 1937. She then went to UCLA, Scripps & Wellesley. Margaret was a nurse's aide ...
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Bernie Morgenstern

July 28, 2017

Morgenstern Bernie, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on July 28th, 2017 at the age of 81. Son of the late Phillip and Tillie Morgenstern; husband of Helen (nee Pina); father of the late Mark Morgenstern; David Morgenstern,(Deidre), Debra Johnson (Dominic), Sharon Siliquini (Ralph), and wonderful grandfather to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of the late Albert, Samuel and...
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Thomas D. Zoidis

July 27, 2017

Thomas D. Zoidis, former prominent businessman in Philadelphia finance, passed away on July 27, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 84. He and his wife, Katherine Steffa, lived in the Philadelphia area for over 57 years. Tom was a devoted husband who cared for his wife at home during her 14 years of suffering from Alzheimer's. With his easy smile, warm sense of humor and...
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Janice Helene (Barbera) Behrig

December 14, 1950 - July 19, 2017

Janice Helene Behrig (nee Barbera), age 66, of Southampton passed away on July 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Peter R. Behrig. Loving mother of P. Anthony, Paul S. (Karen) and Christine Behrig. Dear Grandmother of Brittany, Dominic, Angelo and Peter Behrig and Eva and Rosie Brooks. Sister of Veronica Kochey, Stephen Barbera (Pamela), Diana Barbera, Carolyn Barrish (Joel) and Susan Merlini ...
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Mary Monica "Mimi" (nee Murphy) Garber

June 14, 2017

Few live life with as much joy, compassion, and generosity as Mary Monica "Mimi" Garber (nee Murphy). Impossible to encapsulate such an incredible woman, Monica touched countless lives in profound ways whether it was an uplifting smile, a therapeutic ear, or the shirt off her back. She passed in peace, surrounded by family, on Wednesday (June 14, 2017) at the age of 63. Our time with her was too...
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Wilbert McCarty

November 28, 1925 - June 11, 2017

McCarty Wilbert, age 92, of Warrington passed away on June 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Linder). Loving father of Lorraine Bucci (Joe), William R. (Beth), Thomas F. (Debbie), David C., Douglas E. (Jennifer), Roxanne McCarty (David) and Leo E. (Kim). Dear Grandpop of Alyssa R. Edwards (Jason), Lauren, Timothy, Breanna, David, Kevin, Kathryn, Ryan, Daniel McCarty and step-grandchild...
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Walter John Latzko

June 1, 2017

Walter John Latzko, of Willow Grove, PA on June 1, 2017, passed away peacefully at the age of 86. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John F. and Johanna (nee Bieleh) Latzko. Devoted husband of Phyllis E. (nee Clarke) Latzko. Loving father of Gary, Patrick (Connie) and the late Mark (Gloria) Latzko; dear brother of the late Mary Michele and Trudy Urbanski. Walt is survived by 3 grandchildren, Christina ...
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James T. Moore

May 20, 2017

James T. Moore of Philadelphia was joined in heaven on Saturday, May 20, 2017, with his late dear wife of 64 years, Diana Moore, who passed away in April. Devoted father to Thomas J. Moore (Sue), Glenn R. Moore (Susan), Brian D. Moore (Denise); grandfather to Christopher, Danielle, Kelli, Katelyn, the late Kristin, David, and Elizabeth. James proudly served in the United States Army during...
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Marion L. (nee Boyarski) Matsko

May 18, 2017

MATSKO Marion L. (nee Boyarski) of Philadelphia, on May 18th, 2017 at the age of 82. Marion is survived by her loving husband Vincent of 60 years. Marion will be greatly missed by her brother Francis (Butchie), her cousin Darcy, numerous nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, as well as Oreo, her frequent canine visitor. Marion is preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Erma...
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Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne

May 10, 2017

Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne, age 68, died Wed., May 10, 2017 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born to Guiseppi DeSumma and the former Nicolina Martino and graduated from Abington High School. Formerly of Glenside, she more recently lived to Hatboro. Rosie worked for I-Hop as Director of Operations. Though she worked mainly in Jenkintown, she also went to Ardmore, Blue Bell as well as...
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Nicolina "Nicky" Palmieri

May 6, 2017

Palmieri Nicolina "Nicky" age 96. May 6, 2017. Loving wife of the late Raffaele "Ralph" Palmieri. Beloved mother of Generoso "Gene" (Barbara Storez) Palmieri. Relatives and friends are invited to Nicolina's Life Celebration Friday Morning 9:30AM to 11AM at the Craft Givnish Funeral Home of Abington 1801 Old York Road Abington PA 19001. Funeral Service will begin at 11AM. Interment will...
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William M. "Bill" Orloski

April 28, 2017

William M. "Bill" Orloski, of Abington, passed away on April 28, 2017, at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of Loretta D. (nee Yanchick); the loving father of Diane Whitehouse (Daniel) and Allison Lofton (Timothy, Jr.); the cherished grandfather of Amanda Mitchell (Ted) and great-grandfather of William C. Mitchell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are...
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Diana R. Moore

April 26, 2017

Diana R. Moore,83 of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on April 26,2017. Loving wife of 64 years to James T. Moore, dear mother to Thomas J. Moore (Sue), Glenn R. Moore (Susan), Brian D. Moore (Denise), grandmother to Christopher, Danielle, Kelli, Katelyn, the late Kristin, David, and Elizabeth. Diana devoted many years to the Philadelphia School District where she later retired. Friends...
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Wayne Hardin

April 12, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of college football Hall of Fame Coach Wayne Hardin on April 12, 2017. He resided in both Oreland, PA and Port St. Lucie, FL and was 91 years old. Wayne was the Head Football coach for both the U.S. Naval Academy (1959-1964) and Temple University (1970-1982). His love as a father and guidance as a mentor provided the building blocks...
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James M. Loftus

April 4, 2017

LOFTUS James M. of Hatboro passed away April 4, 2017, he was 77. James is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Irene (nee Erb); their sons Thomas McGrath, and James E. Loftus. James was a loving Pop-pop to 4 grandchildren Tara, Michael, Tyler, and Corinne; and 1 great-grandchild, Griffin. Relatives and friends are invited to James' Life Celebration at St. Joseph RC Church located at...
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Emma Margaret (Wunsch) Fetzer

April 2, 2017

Emma Margaret (Wunsch) Fetzer, 96, of Hatboro, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. Emma was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Wunsch and beloved wife of the late William E. Fetzer. Emma is survived by her children, William Fetzer (Valeria) and Richard Fetzer. She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren, Jonathan Fetzer, Garin Brickner (Deborah ), Kirsten Schubick (Jay),...
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