Celebrity Obituaries

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Dolores Hershey

October 15, 1934 - November 1, 2013

Dolores "Dolly" Hershey, 79, of Conshohocken, PA, died on November 1, 2013 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Clarke F. Hershey. Dolores was born in St. Clair, PA on October 15, 1934 to the late John and Mary (Seamon) Washour. Dolores was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Church in Bridgeport and organized the startup for the Senior Bingo...
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Cecilia A. Butera

January 22, 1924 - November 1, 2013

Cecilia A. Butera, 89, of Conshohocken, died on November 1, 2013 at Brandywine Senior Suites. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry A. Butera. She was born in Conshohocken, PA on January 22, 1924 to the late Frank and Anna (Gorczycka) Kowalski. Cecilia attended St. Mary's Elementary School in Conshohocken and later was employed at Markel's Corp. for 20 years. She was also a loving...
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Mary A. Centrella

June 20, 1921 - October 30, 2013

Mary Centrella, 92, of Blue Bell, PA, died on October 30, 2013 at Normandy Farms Estates surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of the late Paschal Centrella. Mary was born in Avellino, Italy on June 20, 1921 to the late Severino and Tommasina Petrillo. Mary was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren...
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Jane Taylor Dahlin

April 19, 1924 - October 29, 2013

LAURA JANE REILLY TAYLOR DAHLIN April 19, 1924 – October 29, 2013 A truly mighty and majestic oak has fallen: we have lost our beloved Jane. Laura Jane Reilly was born on April 19, 1924 in Cairo, Illinois. Her parents were Anna May Reilly and Carl Nelson Reilly, and she had one brother, Carl Nelson Reilly Jr. (deceased). Jane grew up in Cairo, and after graduation from high school she...
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Mary Kay Greenwood

April 5, 1964 - October 29, 2013

Mary Kay Greenwood, 49, of Ft. Washington, died on October 29 surrounded by her family, following a courageous bout with cancer. Born in Ashtabula, OH the daughter of Jack and Sue (Ridgway) Zaback, she had been a resident of the greater Philadelphia area for the last 23 years. Mary Kay was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Class of 86', where she received a BBA of Finance. She was an...
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Brian E. Moran, Sr.

February 22, 1964 - October 27, 2013

MORAN, SR. BRIAN E., age 49. On Oct. 27, 2013 of Ambler, formerly of Mount Airy. Beloved husband and best friend of Constance N. "Connie" (Bencivengo) Moran. Son of the late Robert D. and Adelaide L. (Rice) Moran, Sr. Devoted father of Brian E., Jr. and Robert M. Moran. Brother of 3 sisters, 4 brothers, 8 sister-in-laws, 5 brother-in-laws, many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Pre-dec. by 2 brother...
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Rosa Serratore

May 30, 1935 - October 26, 2013

Rosa Serratore, 78, of Ambler, PA, passed away on October 26, 2013 at Holy Redeemer Hospice in Meadowbrook. She was the loving wife of the late Pietro Serratore for 56 years. Rosa was born in Iacurso, Italy on May 30, 1935 to the late Giovan Battista and Elisabetta (DeVito) Derro. She worked for Genuardi Family Markets in the Bakery Department for over 20 years. Rosa enjoyed baking,...
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Peter Louis Cardamone

October 11, 1928 - October 25, 2013

Peter Louis Cardamone, 85, of Blue Bell, died on October 25, 2013 at Keystone House in Wyndmoor. He was the beloved husband of the late Claire (O'Neill) Cardamone. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 11, 1928 to the late Louis and Mary (Milizia) Cardamone. Peter was a 1947 graduate of Girard College and an active alumnus throughout his life. Peter, a multi talented athlete at Girard,...
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Joan M. MacMaster

December 31, 1930 - October 20, 2013

Joan M. MacMaster, 82, of Ambler, PA died on October 20, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Douglas J. MacMaster for over 57 years. Joan was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada on December 31, 1930 to the late Dr. Donald and June (Sulllivan) MacLellan. Joan was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University with a B.Sc. in Science and was a...
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Sharon V. Bailey

February 13, 1936 - October 12, 2013

Sharon V. Bailey, 77, of Roslyn, PA, formerly of Salem County, NJ died on October 12, 2013. She was born in Salem County, NJ, to the late Regina (Jean) and E. Stanley (Stan) Bailey. She graduated from Woodstown High School in 1953. She enjoyed sports and played field hockey and tennis while in high school. After graduating, she attended Ursinus College for two years. As a single parent,...
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Joshua Owheya

July 16, 1962 - October 4, 2013

Joshua Oke-Oghene Owheya of North Wales, PA, died on October 4, 2013. He was born on July 16, 1962, in Ebetebri village, Bayelsa state, Nigeria. Joshua is survived by his devoted wife, Gretchen Lee Owheya; he is pre-deceased by his father, Company Simon Owheya and will be missed by his mother, Johanna Onoghenekome Owheya, and seven siblings, Sarah Okpotono and her husband, Amos Robinson Owheya...
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J. Stephen Kurtz, M.D.

October 10, 1920 - September 30, 2013

J. Stephen Kurtz, M.D., 92, a prominent obstetrician and gynecologist of Philadelphia, PA, died peacefully at his Ambler home on September 30, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Grace) Kurtz. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Katrina Kurtz Shuptar of Philadelphia, PA, Gretchen Kurtz Mertz (David) of Fleetwood, PA, Laura Jane Kurtz Buckalew (Edward) of Narberth, PA, two...
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Christopher D. Pratt

April 22, 1963 - September 29, 2013

Christopher D. Pratt, 50, of North Wales, died on September 29, 2013 at Vitas Hospice in Philadelphia. He was the beloved husband of Chala Sargent Pratt, M.D. for 21 years. He was born in Camden, NJ on April 22, 1963 to Patricia (Kurilla) Pratt and the late Justin Pratt. Chris was a graduate from the University of the Arts of Philadelphia. He was a manager at Firestone, and previously employed...
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Margaret Cass

April 16, 1922 - September 27, 2013

Margaret G. Cass, 91, of Lower Gwynedd, died September 27, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Graydon V. Cass. Margaret was born in Syracuse, NY on April 16, 1922 to the late James B. and Helen (Nurnberger) Gere, Jr. She attended Cornell University and worked for Merck Sharp & Dohme for 17 years. She was a member if the African Violet Society of...
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Leo H. Medernach

September 14, 1927 - September 25, 2013

MEDERNACH LEO H., age 86. On September 25, 2013 of Blue Bell, PA. Beloved husband of Antoinette (Falcone) Medernach. Father of Michael, Marybeth, Brian, Nancy, Mark, Suzanne. Grandfather of 14. Brother of Jane Schmidt. Pre-dec. by a daughter Eileen and granddaughter Megan. Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass Sat., Sept. 28, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Joseph Church, 16 S....
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Arnold J. Martinelli

July 21, 1920 - September 19, 2013

Arnold J. "Arnie" Martinelli, 93, of Conshohocken, died on September 19, 2013 at Mercy Suburban Hospital. He was the husband of the late Teresa A. (Gazzillo) Martinelli. He was born in Conshohocken on July 21, 1920 to the late Ernesto and Julia (Donnini) Martinelli. Arnold was a graduate of Conshohocken High School class of 1939, where he played varsity football. He worked various jobs...
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Paul Moneglia, Jr.

October 17, 1949 - September 19, 2013

Paul Moneglia, Jr., 63, of North Wales, PA, died on September 19, 2013 at Community Living Center in Philadelphia, PA. He was the beloved husband of Lurline S. Moneglia (Lochetto) for 24 years. Paul was born in Norristown, PA on October 17, 1949 to Irma (Fleiner) and the late Paul Moneglia, Sr. He was a graduate of Wissahickon High School where he played Track and Field. He enlisted in...
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Jean M. Derns

October 19, 1955 - September 14, 2013

Jean Marvis Louise Derns, 57 of Ambler, PA died on September 14, 2013 at Mercy Suburban Hospital. She was born in Norristown, PA on October 19, 1955 to Florence (Tate) Derns and the late Patrick H. Derns. She was a graduate from Wissahickon High School. She worked for Genuardi Supermarket in the Deli Department. Jean loved animals especially her cat "Precious". She enjoyed cookouts, trips, and...
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Alva Jean Gaymon

October 7, 1949 - September 13, 2013

Alva Jean Gaymon, 63, a lifelong resident of Ambler, departed this life to be with the Lord on September 13, 2013 at Einstein Montgomery Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of 33 years to Ralph E. "Skeeter" Thompson. She was born in Ambler, PA on October 7, 1949 to the late John and Billie Jean (Greenlee) Thompson. Alva attended Wissahickon High School. She later worked for...
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Ann Bruner

September 1, 1943 - September 6, 2013

BRUNER ANN, age 70. On Sept. 6, 2013 of Oreland, PA. Beloved wife of the late William H. Bruner. Daughter of the late Vincent and Margaret (Keating) Clempner. Mother of Jennifer, Vincent (Gina) and Trudie Bruner. Grandmom to Grace, Victor, Nina Rowello, William, Anna, Katherine Bruner. Sister of Rita Mullaney (James). Pre-dec. by her sister Kathleen Wade (Thomas). Relatives and friends are...
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Roy S. McClure

March 21, 1928 - September 4, 2013

Roy S. McClure, 85, of Horsham, PA, died on September 4, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of the late Florence L. (McClelland) McClure. He was born in Philadelphia on March 21, 1928 to the late Leroy S. and Caroline (Boehler) McClure. Roy was a graduate of Dobbins Vocational School and attended Drexel Institute of Technology (now Drexel University). A very proud WWII veteran, he served...
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Andrew A. Calamaro

October 5, 1942 - August 25, 2013

Andrew A. Calamaro, 70, of Ambler, PA, died on August 25, 2013 at Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Courthouse, NJ. Andrew was born in Ambler, PA on October 5, 1942 to the late Victor and Alberta (Boccuti) Calamaro. He was a graduate of St. Matthew High School Class of '60 and attended the Pierce School of Business. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the Military...
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Stella Maria Fellows

March 19, 1934 - August 18, 2013

Stella Maria Fellows, 79, of Ambler, died peacefully on August 18, 2013 at her daughter's home in Lansdale. She was the beloved wife of Frank H. Fellows; they were married nearly 62 years. She was born in Ethiopia on March 19, 1934 to the late Youhannis and Wegaha Gebray. Stella was employed as a Certified Nurses Aid and Companion and worked for the ACTS Communities. She was a member of St....
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Harry A. Butera

December 22, 1924 - August 17, 2013

Harry A. Butera, 88 of Conshohocken, died on August 17, 2013 at Gwynedd Square Nursing Center. He was the husband of Cecila A. (Kowalski) Butera. He was born in Conshohocken, PA on December 22, 1924 to the late Frank and Lena (Tornetta) Butera. Harry was a graduate from Conshohocken High School. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Navy. Harry worked for his family's business Town Valet...
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John A. Allwein

November 17, 1927 - August 9, 2013

John "Jack" A. Allwein, 85, of Ambler, PA died on August 9, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Mary L. (Malfara) Allwein. Jack was born in Lebanon, PA on November 7, 1927 to the late Russell C. and Florence (Sullivan) Allwein. He served our country by enlisting in the Army Air Corps during WWII, attaining the rank of Private First Class. He was a...
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Paul V. Gallagher, Jr.

November 6, 1961 - August 6, 2013

Paul V. Gallagher, Jr., 51, of Maple Glen, PA died on August 6, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of Emily C. (Schofield) Gallagher. Paul was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 6, 1961 to Paul V. Gallagher, Sr. and the late Paula (Prantner) Gallagher. He received a BSBA from Villanova University, followed by an MBA from Temple University. Paul was an innovative, strategic sales and...
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Christine S. Jorski

October 28, 1932 - August 1, 2013

Christine S. Jorski of Hatfield, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 1, 2013, at age 80. She was born in Philadelphia on October 28, 1932, to the late Eugene and Mary (Mallozzi) Sposato; She was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School for Girls and Moore College of Art, and enjoyed a long career as a Civil Draftsman. Christine was a former Eucharistic Minister, member of St. Stanislaus...
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Raja Mohan Dhoble

February 10, 1971 - July 30, 2013

Raja "Skip" Mohan Dhoble , 42, died unexpectedly on July 30, 2013. He was the loving husband of Tiffiney (Joell) Dhoble. Skip was born on February 10, 1971 to Eloise Dhoble Tatro (Polk) and the late Prafulla Dhoble. He was a graduate of Upper Dublin High School Class of '89 and recently worked for Humedica as a Life Science Sales Account Executive. Prior to Humedica, he worked as a...
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Donald O. Fusco

July 11, 1944 - July 21, 2013

Donald O. Fusco, 69, of Horsham, PA died on July 21, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Donna Fusco (Spangler) for 39 years. Donald was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 11, 1944 to the late Pasquale and Carmella (Oliveri) Fusco. He was a graduate of Father Judge High School and attended Temple University. He served our country by enlisting in the U.S....
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Philip A. Cerasoli, Sr.

July 10, 1920 - July 21, 2013

Philip A. Cerasoli, Sr., 93, of Blue Bell, died on July 21, 2013 at Einstein at Montgomery. He was the husband of the late Antoinette G. (Lipomi) Cerasoli. He was born in Rochester, NY on July 10, 1920 to the late Dominic and Lucy (Giancursio) Cerasoli. Phil was a WWII veteran serving in the 1st Infantry Division 1940-1945 with the US Army. He participated in the North Africa and Sicily...
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Josephine H. Dixon

April 17, 1921 - July 16, 2013

Josephine H. Dixon, 92, of Ambler, died peacefully on July 16, 2013 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles H. Dixon, Jr. She was born in Hampton, VA on April 17, 1921 to the late Benjamin Franklin Holmes and Clara Estelle (Graves) Holmes. Mrs. Dixon attended Bereau Business School in Philadelphia. She was employed as an Accountant for Research for Better Schools "RBS" in...
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Judith Andrea Riley, M.D.

January 31, 1943 - July 4, 2013

Judith Andrea Riley, MD of Gwynedd Valley, formerly of Narberth, died of duodenal cancer on July 4, 2013 at home. The daughter of the late Florence (nee McCrudden) and Edward Clark Riley, she was born January 31, 1943 in Darby, PA. Judy was a graduate of St Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA and the Medical School at the American University of the Caribbean in Montserrat. She dedicated her...
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Jon L. Cullen

February 20, 1960 - June 28, 2013

Jon L. Cullen, 53, of Ambler, PA, died on June 28, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Martha (Loeb) Cullen. Jon was born on February 20, 1960 to the late John and Mildred (Lawrence) Cullen. He was a graduate of West Chester University, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. He was a Computer Analyst for Maxwell Systems for 12 years and, more...
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Julie Ann Milon

February 5, 1952 - June 26, 2013

Julie Ann Zylla Milon, 61, of Valdosta, GA died on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at South Georgia Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born in Hazelton, PA on February 5, 1952 to the late Leon John Zylla and Clara Eleanor Novak Zylla and had lived in Valdosta for the past twenty seven years. Mrs. Milon was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. She studied French in Paris at The Sorbonne...
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Bridget M. Toole

October 25, 1922 - June 17, 2013

Bridget M. "Bessie" Toole, 90, of Columbia, CA, formerly of Conshohocken, PA, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent P. Toole. She was born in Conshohocken, PA on October 25, 1922 to the late Ralph and Josephine (Morasco) Cardamone. Bessie was a graduate of Conshohocken High School and attended business school in Philadelphia. She was...
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Virginia T. Pettine

September 30, 1917 - June 16, 2013

Virginia T. (D'Ambrosio) Pettine, 95, of West Norriton passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Einstein Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael 'Sike' Pettine of 57 years. She was raised in Bridgeport and lived most of her life in Conshohocken. Virginia worked for James Lee and Sons and Rosemont College before retiring in 1975. Virginia...
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Pauline Salamone

September 2, 1923 - June 15, 2013

Pauline "Polly" Salamone, 89 of Conshohocken, died on June 15, 2013 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Salamone. She was born in West Consohohocken, PA on September 2, 1923 to the late Giuseppe and Angeline (Silvestrini) Santoni. Polly was a graduate of Conshohocken High School and later worked as a Secretary for Quaker Chemical for many years. She was a US Navy...
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James W. Clark

September 29, 1924 - May 25, 2013

James Warren Clark was born on September 29, 1924. He was one of five children born to Margurite and Charles Clark. During the last 18 months he received care at the Silverstream Nursing home, and was called to be with the Lord on May 25th, 2013. James, affectionately known as Jim or Jimmy, obtained his formal education from the Philadelphia and Catholic school system where he graduated from...
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Robert H. Timmons, Jr.

July 5, 1966 - May 24, 2013

Robert H. Timmons, Jr., 46, of Quakertown, PA, died on May 24, 2013 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was the husband of Angela (Woodward) Timmons for over 10 years. Robert was born on July 5, 1966 to Robert H. Timmons, Sr. and Mary Lou (Bachelor). He attended the Marine Academy, was an avid sports fan and coach Pop Warner Football in Cinnaminson, NJ and Souderton, PA. Bobby was a supervisor for...
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Harold I. Gregg

January 14, 1923 - May 23, 2013

Harold I. Gregg, 90 of Blue Bell, PA died on May 23, 2013 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Gloria (Ambrosia) Gregg for 63 years. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 14, 1923 to the late Maurice and Ida (Bassin) Goldberg. He was a graduate from Drexel University and received his Master's Degree from Villanova University. He served our country in the US Navy during WWII. ...
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Gilbert David Skalski

November 16, 1948 - May 20, 2013

Gilbert David Skalski, 64, of Dresher, PA, passed away unexpectedly at his home on May 20, 2013. He was the loving husband of Susanne (Teeter) Skalski for 23 years. Gilbert was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 16, 1948 to the late Zenor and Edna (Leavy) Skalski . He attended Cardinal Dougherty High School and enlisted into the U.S. Army, serving our country during the Vietnam War. ...
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Ruth E. Allen

December 21, 1929 - May 18, 2013

Ruth E. Allen, 83, of Ft. Washington, died on May 18, 2013 at Ft. Washington Estates. She was a resident of Ambler and Ft. Washington, and formerly lived at Gwynedd Estates. She was born in Dover Township, PA on December 21, 1929 to the late Henry and Mary Ellen (Eyster) Spahr. Ruth was a graduate of Dover Area High School and Millersville University where she earned a BA in Education. She...
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Concetta Stalletti

August 9, 1931 - May 12, 2013

Concetta Stalletti, 81, formerly of Ambler, died on May 12, 2013 at Quakertown Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Francesco Stalletti. She was born in Maida, Province Catanzaro, Italy on August 9, 1931 to the late Salvatore and Caterina (Briatica) Gigliotti. Mrs. Stalletti was a loving homemaker and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was formerly employed...
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Roxanne Johnson

January 13, 1954 - May 10, 2013

Roxanne (Williams) Johnson was born on January 13th, 1954 at Abington Hospital to Fannie (Tate) Williams and the late Walter H. Williams. Our Heavenly Father called her to rest on May 10th, 2013 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. "Annie," as she was affectionately known, accepted the Lord at an early age and attended Zion Baptist Church. Later in life she became an active member at Ambler...
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Joanne M. Jester

May 13, 1936 - May 5, 2013

Joanne M. Jester, 76, of Ft. Washington, PA, died on May 5, 2013 at Temple University Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late John P. Jester, Sr. Born in Philadelphia on May 13, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Josephine A. (Schwer) Flynn. Joanne was a graduate of Gwynedd Mercy College. She was a Controller for Jester Associates for over 40 years. Joanne was a...
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Charles Ball, Jr.

January 16, 1935 - April 22, 2013

Charles Ball, Jr., 78 of Penllyn, died on April 22, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Josephine (Ryales) Ball. He was born in Abington, PA on January 16, 1935 to the late Charles and Rose (Thompson) Ball, Sr. He was a Heat Treater for J.W. Rex Company of Lansdale for many years. He was a former member of Zion Baptist Church under Rev. Fullur Holden. Charles...
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Henry Carter, Jr.

December 3, 1943 - April 13, 2013

Henry Carter, Jr., 69, of Norristown, PA, died on April 13, 2013 at Mercy Suburban Hospital. He was born in Norristown, PA on December 3, 1943 to the late Henry and Roberta (Smith) Carter, Sr. Henry was educated in the Wissahickon School District and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Penllyn. He was employed with American Olean Tile for over 30 years and recently with KFC for 15...
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Frank M. Delaney

May 8, 1923 - April 8, 2013

DELANEY FRANK M., age 89. On April 8, 2013 of Blue Bell, formerly of Philadelphia. Son of the late Nicholas and Anna (Fontana) Delaney. Beloved father of Deborah Mornell, Michael Delaney, Diane Celia (Robert), and Carol Leone (Gary). Grandfather of Christina, Madalyn, Alexandra, Nicholas, Christian, Ashley. Dearest brother of Anna Lemoine and Nicholas Delaney. Pre-dec. by sister Marie Italo. ...
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Giovanna Varano

January 5, 1953 - March 25, 2013

Giovanna Varano, 60, of Horsham, died on March 25, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Antonio Varano for 36 years. She was born in Maida, Italy on January 5, 1953 to the late Gregorio and Teresa (Ciliberto) Serrao. Giovanna moved to America in September of 1970 and attended Wissahickon High School. She worked at Springhouse Estates in Culinary Services for 22...
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Melinda Barlieb

May 17, 1955 - March 24, 2013

It is with great sadness that the family of Melinda "Mindy" Natalie Barlieb announces her passing on Sunday March 24, 2013, at the age of 57. Melinda was born on May 17, 1955 to the late James H. and Millie J. (Messina) Barlieb. She will be lovingly held in the hearts of her sister Donna Maines (Jerry) and her brothers Jimmy Barlieb (Christine Jane) and to the late Edward "Jackie" Barlieb. ...
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Francis J. Shaw

June 18, 1926 - March 17, 2013

Francis J. Shaw, 86, formerly of Norristown and Conshohocken, died on March 17, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange in Orange, CA. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Rodenbaugh) Shaw. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 18, 1926 to the late Francis P. and Florence (King) Shaw. He attended school in West Conshohocken. Mr. Shaw was a veteran of the US Navy during WWII from 1943...
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Jayne-Lynne Leffell

November 18, 1953 - March 16, 2013

Jayne-Lynne Leffell, 59, of North Wales, PA, died on March 16, 2013 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. She was the beloved wife of Paul Leffell for 30 years. Jayne-Lynne was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 18, 1953 to the late Edgar and Jane (Scholl) Sypher. She was a graduate of Upper Dublin High School Class of '71. She was formerly employed with M & C Specialties in Southampton...
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Antonia Pileggi

November 19, 1929 - March 16, 2013

Antonia Pileggi, 83, of Lansdale, died on March 16, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenico Pileggi. She was born in Maida, Italy on November 19, 1929 to the late Salvatore and Maria (Paone) Pileggi. Antonia attended St. Anthony of Padua Church and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is survived by her 7 children...
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Josephine Di Nardo

April 20, 1931 - March 14, 2013

Josephine Di Nardo, 81, of Chalfont, PA, died on March 14, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Giuseppe Di Nardo. Josephine was born in S. Eusanio Del Sangro, Italy on April 20, 1931 to the late Carmine and Angela (DiRado) Cocco. She was a loving homemaker to her family. Josephine was a member of St. Joseph Church in Warrington and Filitalia International. She...
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Jeffrey S. Baggish

January 3, 1963 - March 5, 2013

BAGGISH, DR. JEFFREY S., age 50. On March 5, 2013 of Blue Bell, PA. Husband of Doneene H. (Hardy) Baggish. Son-in-law of Jack and Dot Hardy. Son of Dr. Michael S. Baggish his wife Leslie, and Caryl (Flumbaum) Siskin her husband Robert. Two Golden Retrievers Bug and Mojo. Brother of Stuart Baggish his wife Pamela, Cindy, Mindy (Kirsten Miller) and Julia Baggish. Brother-in-law of John Hardy. ...
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Virginia P. Markowski

March 1, 1929 - March 5, 2013

Virginia P. Markowski, 84 of North Wales, PA died on March 5, 2013 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. She was the wife of the late Stanley A. Markowski and former wife of Basil Kio of Boonton, NJ. Virginia was born in Bad Axe, MI on March 1, 1929 to the late Isbran "Ike" and Pearl (Mitchell) Dornbos. She worked as a Real Estate Agent for many years and was a loving homemaker. Ginny was known...
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Carol Ann Serrao

October 17, 1945 - February 13, 2013

Carol Ann Serrao, 67, of Ambler, PA, died on February 13, 2013 at her home. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 17, 1945 to the late John H. and Marie (Horan) Mullineaux. Carol was a graduate of Ambler High School and a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ambler. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She is survived by her 4 children: Stephanie Reale (Dario),...
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Teresa Serrao

September 14, 1923 - February 12, 2013

Teresa Serrao, 89, of Horsham, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2013 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Gregorio Serrao. She was born in Maida, Province Catanzaro, Italy on September 14, 1923 to the late Domenico and Marianna (Braccio) Ciliberto. Teresa married Gregorio on September 27, 1947 and together they moved to Ambler, PA in 1970. She was a loving and devoted...
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Rose D. Eckardt

August 29, 1933 - February 8, 2013

Rose D. Eckardt (Flood), 79, of Abington, PA, died on February 8, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles R. Eckardt, Sr. for 58 years. Rose was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 29, 1933 to the late Raymond and Catherine (Goff) Flood. She was a graduate of St. Hubert Catholic High School, Class of 1951. Rose was an active member of St....
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George J. Pasceri

February 2, 1934 - February 8, 2013

George J. Pasceri, 79, of Ambler, died on February 8, 2013 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Julia (Galdame) Pasceri for 60 years. He was born in Ambler on February 2, 1934 to the late Bruno and Maria (Dattilo) Pasceri. George was a graduate of Ambler High School. He served our country in the US Air Force in the Korean War. George was a councilman for Ambler Borough for many years....
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Thomas Reid

April 20, 1942 - January 27, 2013

Thomas Reid, 70, of Hatboro, PA, died suddenly on January 27, 2013 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Margaret A. (Pinto) Reid for over 47 years. Thomas was born in Philadelphia, PA on April 20, 1942 to the late William R. and Catherine (Keller) Reid. He graduated from LaSalle University with a B.S. in Business Management. Thomas worked for Kulicke and Soffa for...
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George E. Berry

March 29, 1955 - January 27, 2013

George E. Berry, III, of Lower Gwynedd, PA, passed away on January 27, 2013 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Suzanne (Azua) Berry for over 36 years. George was born in Norristown, PA on March 29, 1955 to the late George E., Jr. and Marion (Dorsey) Berry. He was a graduate of Wissahickon High School. George worked as a Warehouseman for Rotelle Food's for over 20 years. ...
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Clara M. Exner

June 25, 1917 - January 25, 2013

Clara M. Exner, 95, of Ambler, PA, died on January 25, 2013 at Artman Lutheran Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence J. Exner, Sr. for 65 years. Clara was born in Honesdale, PA on June 25, 1917 to the late Philip R. and Margaret M. (Rose) Murray. She was a graduate of Honesdale High School and received her B.A. in Biology from the College of New Rochelle. She was a volunteer...
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Marie A. Preite

June 11, 1920 - January 21, 2013

Marie A. Preite, 92, of Flourtown, formerly of Roxborough and Manayunk, died on January 21, 2013 at Harston Hall. She was the beloved wife of the late Martin F. Preite. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 11, 1920 to the late Howard and Fannie (House) Richards. She attended Philadelphia schools and was a member of the Sons of Italy Ladies Auxiliary in South Philadelphia. Marie was a...
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Evelyn D. Deppenschmidt

January 15, 1916 - January 20, 2013

Evelyn D. Deppenschmidt, 97, of Ambler, died on January 20, 2013 at Artman Lutheran Home. She was the wife of the late Carl W. Deppenschmidt. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 15, 1916 to the late Charles and Anna (McAvoy) Remhild. She was a former member of Holy Name of Jesus Church in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, and was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ambler....
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Craig Price

November 7, 1950 - January 18, 2013

Craig Price, 62, of Ambler, PA died on January 18, 2013 at Fox Subacute at Clara Burke. Craig was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 7, 1950 to Florence (Epps) and the late Alvin Price. He was a graduate of West Philadelphia High School. Craig joined the SEPTA Transit Police Department February 10, 1982 and retired in 2012 after 30 years of service. He graduated from the Temple...
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Rosemarie Hodgson

July 6, 1955 - January 17, 2013

Rosemarie Hodgson, 57, of Sellersville, PA, died on January 17, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 6, 1955 to Francis Croak and the late Anne (Ensle) Jarvis. Rosemarie loved baking, crocheting. She also enjoyed bowling and rollerskating. She is survived by her 2 daughters: Michelle Jones of Muncy, PA and Georgianna Martin of Pennsburg, PA;...
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Marguerite Mahoney

January 2, 1914 - January 15, 2013

MAHONEY MARGUERITE Age 99. On January 15, 2013, of Ambler, PA. Loving daughter of the late Joseph and Dora (Morin) Bowers. Devoted mother of Kathy McCormick (Joe) of Ambler, Christine Moore (Allan) of VA. Grandmother of Charles and Julia Moore. Sister of Camille Monahan, Delou Bowers (Joyce). Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Service on Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30...
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John Richard Ball III

October 2, 1943 - January 7, 2013

John Richard Ball, III, "Dickie", 69, of Penllyn, PA, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on January 7, 2013 at Mercy Suburban Hospital. "Dickie" was born in Norristown, PA on October 2, 1943 to Otelia (Lee) Gaskins and the late John Richard Ball, Jr. Along with his mother, Otelia, "Dickie" is survived by a sister Deborah Ball of New Jersey; Aunts: Irene L. Smith (Thaddeus) and...
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Philomena D'Orazio

August 4, 1918 - January 3, 2013

Philomena "Mamie" D'Orazio, 94, of Conshohocken, died peacefully on January 3, 2012 at Regina Nursing Center. She was the beloved wife of 72 years to Joseph D'Orazio. She was born in Conshohocken on August 4, 1918 to the late Emidio and Maria (Mastropaldo) Mashintonio. She attended Conshohocken High School and later worked as a Seamstress at Suskind's. She was a life member of SS. Cosmas and...
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Nicolino DeSantis

June 4, 1927 - December 30, 2012

Nicolino "Nick" DeSantis, 85, of Plymouth Meeting, PA died on December 30, 2012 at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was the beloved husband of the late Rita DeSantis. He was born in Ascoli-Piceno, Italy on June 4, 1927 to the late Giovanni and Ernesta (DeSantis) DeSantis. Nick was the owner of Nick DeSantis Landscaping for over 50 years. He also worked for Conshohocken Steel for...
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Ethel L. Ciavarelli

February 24, 1916 - December 30, 2012

Ethel Louise Ciavarelli, 96, of Conshohocken, died peacefully on December 30, 2012 at Regina Nursing Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Emil J. Ciavarelli. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 24, 1916, and was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (MacDonald) Predmore. At the age of 5 she moved to Barnegat, NJ and attended Barnegat High School. Upon graduation, she...
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Nancy Mueller

April 27, 1933 - December 30, 2012

Nancy Mueller, 79, of Blue Bell, PA, went to be with the Lord on December 30, 2012 at Sunrise at Blue Bell. She was the loving wife of John W. Mueller for 53 years. Nancy was born in Philadelphia, PA on April 27, 1933 to the late Norman and Elsie (Meyers) Riley. She worked as a Secretary to a banker for 10 years. She graduated from Montgomery County Community College as an Adult,...
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Madeline J. Cappuccio

February 8, 1928 - December 27, 2012

Madeline J. Cappuccio, 84, of Ambler, PA, died on December 27, 2012 at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown. She was born in Ambler, PA on February 8, 1928 to the late Salvatore and Anna (Palermo) Cappuccio. She was a dedicated thirty year employee with the United States Navy Department. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ambler. She is survived by her seven brothers: Frank, Sal,...
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John J. Sontag

November 28, 1915 - December 20, 2012

John J. Sontag, 97, of Ambler, PA, died on December 20, 2012 at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown, PA. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Schneider) Sontag. John was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 28, 1915 to the late Andrew and Kathryn (Zimmerman) Sontag. He worked as a bartender for his family's restaurant which was located in Philadelphia. He was a member of St. Joseph...
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Catherine H. Frawley

December 11, 2012 - December 11, 2012

Catherine H. Frawley, 97, of Blue Bell, died peacefully on December 10, 2012 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late John T. Frawley, Jr. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 21, 1915 to the late James and Bridget (Murtaugh) Henry. Catherine was a graduate of West Catholic Girls High School class of 1933 and also Montgomery County Community College. She worked at the MCCC...
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Graydon V. Cass

July 3, 1920 - December 10, 2012

Graydon V. Cass, 92, of Lower Gwynedd, PA, died on December 10, 2012 at Springhouse Estates. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (Gere) Cass for 69 years. Graydon was born in Bainbridge, NY on July 3, 1920 to the late Ralph and Myra (Peck) Cass. He was a graduate of Cornell University and worked for Crown Can Company and then as the Technical Director for Krylon, Inc. for 25 years. He...
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Margaret G. Redington

October 13, 1922 - December 7, 2012

Margaret "Peggy" (Gordon) Redington, 90, of Lansdale, PA, died on December 7, 2012 at Manor Care in Montgomeryville. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Redington. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 13, 1922 to the late Robert and Margaret (Hahl) Gordon III. Peggy was a member of Church of the Open Door in Ft. Washington, PA and sang in the choir. She is survived by her brother...
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John A. Meyer, Jr.

June 12, 1936 - December 4, 2012

John A. Meyer, Jr., "Andy", 76, of Ambler, PA died on December 4, 2012, at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was born in Abington, PA, on June 12, 1936, to the late John A. and Madelon (Niessen) Meyer. He grew up in Jenkintown, PA, and was a graduate of LaSalle College High School. Andy graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Hotel Administration. He served his country with...
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Joseph Paone

July 25, 1924 - December 3, 2012

Joseph Paone, 88, of North Wales, formerly Ambler, PA, died on December 3, 2012 at his step-daughter's home. He was the husband of the late Evline S. (Eadeh) Paone. He was born in Maida, Province Calabria, Italy on July 25, 1924 to the late Giuseppe and Vincenza (Ciriaco) Paone. In 1954 he emigrated to the US from Italy. Joseph worked for Narco Avionics as an Electrical Technician until its...
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Eugene J. Zuccato

October 19, 1940 - November 23, 2012

Eugene J. Zuccato, 72, of Willow Grove, PA, died on November 23, 2012 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was the beloved husband of Madelyn (Boccuti) Zuccato of 46 years. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 19, 1940 to the late Aldo and Agnes (Brennan) Zuccato. He was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School in South Philadelphia. Eugene was a Manager for Unisys for 41 years. He...
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Stanley F. Hylinski, Sr.

May 13, 1925 - November 19, 2012

Stanley F. Hylinski, Sr. "Stosh", age 87, of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, November 19, 2012. He was the beloved husband and best friend for 59 years to Rosemarie (Angelilli) Hylinski. He was born in Conshohocken on May 13, 1925 to the late Joseph and Frances (Wolfrom) Hylinski. Stanley attended St. Mary Elementary School and Conshohocken High...
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Pietro Serratore

April 22, 1926 - November 19, 2012

Pietro Serratore, 86, of Ambler, died on November 19, 2012 at Chestnut Hill Lodge in Wyndmoor. He was the beloved husband of Rosa (Derro) Serratore for 56 years. He was born in Iacurso, Italy on April 22, 1926 to the late Domenico and Rosa (Ciliberti) Serratore. Pietro worked for Nicolette Industries in Ambler until his retirement. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Ambler. He...
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Joerg D. Boehme

July 1, 1939 - November 17, 2012

Joerg D. Boehme, 73 of Norristown, PA died on November 17, 2012 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. He was born in Germany on July 1, 1939 to the late Fritz and Charlotte (Helbig) Boehme. Joerg was a Confectioner for over 50 years. He is survived by his 2 children Douglas J. Boehme (Leslie) and Ronald D. Boehme (Margaret), 7 grandchildren, 2 sisters Uta and Giesela of Germany, and 1 niece...
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Suzanne DeRosa

January 8, 1940 - November 16, 2012

Suzanne Miller DeRosa, 72, of Lower Gwynedd, PA, passed away on Friday November 16, 2012, comfortably at her home in her own bed under hospice care after a valiant fight against cancer. She was born in Charleston, WV on January 8, 1940 to the late Harold and Virginia Miller. She graduated King College in 1961. She then moved to New York and worked as a flight attendant for TWA Airlines...
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Michael R. Sparano

March 31, 1919 - November 14, 2012

Michael R. Sparano, 93, of Lantana, FL died on November 14, 2012 in Lake Worth, FL. Michael was the beloved husband of the late Anna (Barnocchi) Sparano. He was born in Phoenixville, PA on March 31, 1919 to the late Joseph and Dorothy (Valenteen) Sparano. Michael served his country in the Army during WWII. He worked for Depend Trucking Company in Oaks for many years. He is survived by...
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Mary Rita Ciccarelli

September 7, 1921 - November 14, 2012

Mary Rita Ciccarelli, 91, of Conshohocken, died at her home on November 14, 2012. She was born in Conshohocken on September 7, 1921 to the late Cosmas and Maria Dominica (Zinno) Travagline, where she later studied at St. Matthew's School. For 47 years, Rita was the beloved wife of the late Peter Ciccarelli. Initially employed at Suskind's in Conshohocken, she later worked at Flocco's Shoes and...
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Concetta Marie Silvestrini

November 13, 2012 - November 13, 2012

Concetta Marie "Connie" Silvestrini, 84, of Conshohocken, died on November 13, 2012 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert J. "Big Al" Silvestrini, Sr. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 18, 1928 to the late Victor and Rose (Giamarco) Vespasiani. Connie was a graduate of Southern High School in Philadelphia. She was a loving and devoted homemaker, wife, mother,...
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Mary R. Pagliaro

October 29, 1941 - November 10, 2012

Mary R. Pagliaro, 91, of Royersford, formerly of Conshohocken, died on November 10, 2012 at Phoenixville Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Anthony J. Pagliaro for over 50 years. Mary was born in Conshohocken, PA on October 29, 1941 to the late Sebastian and Maria (Pennetta) Scardapane. She worked as a seamstress for Gordon and Ford Co. in Philadelphia. She was a member of SS....
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Stella Monastero

December 24, 1922 - November 10, 2012

Stella Monastero, 89, a lifelong resident of Conshohocken, died on November 10, 2012 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin Monastero, Sr. She was born in Conshohocken on December 24, 1922 to the late John and Catherine Porucznik. Mrs. Monastero attended St. Mary Elementary School and later worked at the former Famelon Pharmacy at 9th Ave. and Fayette St. in Conshohocken....
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Josephine N. Bross

December 24, 1929 - November 7, 2012

Josephine N. Bross, 82, of Norristown, died on November 7, 2012 at Mercy Suburban Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late George P. Bross, Sr. She was born in Hazelton, PA on December 24, 1929 to the late Frank and Mary (Garramone) Mussoline. She attended Hazelton High School and later worked for Morabito's Bakery in Norristown as a packer for over 32 years. She was also a loving...
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Genevieve B. Melofchik

March 30, 1922 - November 4, 2012

Genevieve B. Melofchik, 90, of Blue Bell, PA, died on November 4, 2012 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Stephen D. Melofchik. She was born in Staten Island, NY on March 30, 1922 to the late Eugene and Agnes (McGinn) Blaine. Genevieve was a graduate from Notre Dame High School in Staten Island, NY. She worked as a Secretary at St. John's University in Staten Island,...
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Carolyn M. Gormley

October 3, 1939 - November 1, 2012

Carolyn M. Gormley, 73, of Ambler, died on November 1, 2012 at Holy Redeemer Hospice. She was the beloved husband of over 49 years to Joseph W. Gormley. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 3, 1939 to the late William C. and Mary E. (Haskell) Smith. Carol was a graduate of St. Benedict Elementary School and Ancillae Academy High School class of 1958. She was a loving homemaker,...
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Mary Anna Steinpres

March 8, 1937 - October 31, 2012

Mary Anna Steinpres, 75, of Abington, formerly of Harrisonburg, VA, died on October 31, 2012 with her daughter, Julie, at her side in Abington, PA. She was the beloved wife of the late David Gerald (Jerry) Steinpres. She was born in Deshler, OH on March 8, 1937 to the late Albert and Regina (Haase) Koppenhofer. Mary Anna graduated from Capital University in Columbus, OH, with a Bachelor of...
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Benjamin R. Monastero, Jr.

May 26, 1942 - October 30, 2012

Benjamin R. Monastero, Jr., 70, of Boyertown, formerly of Conshohocken, passed away October 30, 2012 at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was born in Norristown on May 26, 1942 to Stella (Porucznik) Monastero of Conshohocken and the late Benjamin Monastero, Sr. Ben was a graduate of St. Matthew High School class of 1960. He was employed at Alan Wood Steel Co. as a Rigging Shop Foreman. He also was...
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Michele Bevivino

May 9, 1919 - October 29, 2012

Michele Bevivino, 93, of Ambler passed away peacefully on October 29, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Dorothea (Braccio) Bevivino for 58 years. He was born in Maida, Italy on May 9, 1919 to the late Francesco and Theresa (Damico) Bevivino. Michele served in the Italian Army during WWII and was a decorated former prisoner of war. Michele and Dorothea emigrated from Maida, Italy to Ambler,...
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Lawrence J. Exner

April 28, 1917 - October 21, 2012

Lawrence J. Exner, 95, of Lower Gwynedd, died on October 21, 2012 at the Artman Lutheran Home in Ambler. He was the beloved husband of Clara (Murray) Exner for 65 years. Lawrence was born in Philadelphia, PA on April 28, 1917 to the late Francis and Edith (Weidman) Exner. He was a graduate of North Catholic High School and received his Master's Degree in Chemistry from Temple University. ...
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Frances C. Mercadante

July 16, 1942 - October 17, 2012

Frances C. Mercadante, 70, of Lafayette Hill, died on October 17, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Joseph A. Mercadante; they were married 50 years this past September. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 16, 1942 to the late Victor and Frances (Viscuse) Parrotti. Frances was a graduate of Holy Souls Commercial High School in Philadelphia. She was...
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Maria T. Cerminara

April 24, 1952 - October 13, 2012

Maria T. Cerminara, 60, of Horsham, passed away on October 13, 2012 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was born in Torre dei Nolfi, Province Abruzzi, Italy on April 24, 1952 to the late Placido and Emilia Ventresca. She was a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School class of 1971. Maria was employed as the Head Office Clerk for the Horsham District Court where she worked...
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