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Petrina "Peppy" Giunta

November 14, 2017

Giunta Petrina "Peppy" Giunta (Nee Benedetti) on Nov. 14, 2017 of Mantua, N.J. Formerly of South Phila. Wife of the late Vincent Joseph Giunta, Jr. "Jimboy" Loving mother of Linda Giunta-Colavita, Vincent (Barbara) Giunta, Diane Guinta, and Michael (Carly) Giunta. Also survived by her grandchildren Angelo, Nicole, Vincent, IV, Dana, Mia and her great grandchild Vincent V. Sister of ...
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Norma Pagliarulo

August 8, 1923 - November 10, 2017

Norma Pagliarulo, age 94 of Aston, formally of Upper Darby, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Nov. 10, 2017 at Naaman's Creek Country Manor. Norma worked as a sales manager for Bonds Store in Drexel Hill for 30 years. She was member of St Joseph's Church Ladies Guild as well as a member of St. John's on the Hill Senior Club. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, and especially spending...
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Alfred R. "Zeke" Zikowitz

November 7, 2017

Alfred R. Zikowitz "Zeke" suddenly passed on Nov.7, 2017 of Boothwyn. Alfred worked as a chiropractor. Son of the late Alfred & Gloria Zikowitz. Loving brother of Diane Zikowitz, Frederick (Joan) Zikowitz, Denise (David) Jordan, Donna (Michael) Seravello. He is also survived by nieces and nephew; Andrew (Diane) Zikowitz, Christine Zikowitz, Angela (Patrick) Fahey and Julian, Haven Bene...
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George N. Closs

November 6, 2017

George N. Closs, Jr., 81 George N. Closs, Jr., 81, died November 6, 2017 at Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima, Pa. Born in Marcus Hook, Pa., he was the son of the late George N. Closs, Sr. and Marie Mary Closs, and stepmother Eleanor "Ducky" Closs. George was predeceased by his wife, Frances K. Closs (Gallagher), who died in 1992. George resided in Chester, Pa. for 52 years prior to...
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Florence T. White

October 22, 2017

Florence T. White age 83 of Boothwyn suddenly on Oct. 22, 2017. A loving wife and mother, Florence had an extraordinary compassion for children and through her service in Foster Care and work in daycare has touched many lives. She was a member of St. Hedwig's Church and enjoyed bingo, going to the casinos, and bragging about her children. She would travel frequently with her close friend...
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Bartholomew "Bart" Mango

October 17, 2017

Bartholomew Mango "Bart" passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2017 surrounded by family. Full of joy and laughter he touched many people. Born and raised in SW Phila., Bart worked as a butcher at Uncle Nicks in SW Phila. Son of the late John & Benedetta Mango Survivors: Devoted brother of Joe (Donna) Mango, his loving nieces & nephews Joseph (Kelsey) Mango, Jr., Nicole (Andrew) Raimundo,...
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Mary Ida Ciampoli Marley

March 11, 1929 - October 12, 2017

Mary Ida (Ciampoli) Marley March 11, 1929 – October 12, 2017 Mary was born and raised in South Philadelphia. Her father and mother, Giuseppe and Sarah (Danelutti), included Sarah's four siblings and mother in their family home at 19th and Mifflin Sts., along with Mary's sister, Alda. Upon graduation from Philadelphia High School for Girls, Mary attended Goldey-Beacom College, in...
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William T. Mc Cormick

October 11, 2017

William T. Mc Cormick " South Philly Willy" on Oct 11, 2017 of Aston. Husband of the late Lorraine (Nee o'Connell). Father of the late Kathleen Mc Cone. Devoted father of Jackie (Barbara) Mc Cone, Monica (George) Matzuras, Thomas Mc Cormick. Also survived by his 8 grandchildren, his 4 great grandchildren, brother of Donald McCormick. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing &...
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Joseph R. Venuto, Jr.

September 29, 2017

Venuto Joseph R. Venuto, Jr. age 75 on Sept. 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing and Funeral Fri. Oct. 6th, 10:00–10:45 AM at Danjolell- Stigale Memorial Home 3260 Concord Rd. Aston, PA. 19014. Funeral Service: 11 AM. In our main Chapel Interment: Private
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Salvatore A. "Side-Lip Sal" DeBellis

May 23, 1930 - September 27, 2017

DeBellis Salvatore A. DeBellis "Side-Lip Sal" on, Sept 27, 2017. A life-long resident of Southwest Philadelphia and unofficially "The mayor of UNICO Village" where he resided for 25 years and was loved by all. Devoted husband of the late Mary Helen (Gamble) who predeceased him in 1998. Survivors: Loving father of Celeste DeBellis, Dana (James) Malin, Mary Theresa "TC" (Michael) Gibson...
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Mariann D. Venuti

July 3, 1923 - September 19, 2017

Venuti Mariann D. Venuti passed peacefully to join her loving husband Samuel in their heavenly home on Sept. 19, 2017. Mariann was a resident of Maris Grove, Glen Mills PA. Mariann and Samuel together opened Saven Variety Store in 1963 and The Word bookstore in 1978 on Concord Rd Aston; they took great pride in serving their community as proof by her retirement in 2013 at the age of 90....
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Thomas "Tom" Vacarino

September 14, 2017

Vacarino 1925 -2017 Thomas Vacarino "Tom" passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, 2017. Formerly of SW Phila. He served in the Army during WWII. A barber by trade he worked at the Defense Personnel Center in South Phila, Univ of Penn Hospital and later in life worked with friends at the shop in Booth's Corner Farmers Market A devoted Eagles and Phillies fan Husband of the late Mary (nee...
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Patrick Meeink

September 1, 2017

Meeink Patrick Meeink age 45 of Drexel Hill formerly of SW Phila. , suddenly Sept. 1, 2017. Patrick worked as a Carpenter with Carpenters Local Union 158 in Phila; he served in Desert Storm with the Army and was an avid Phila. Flyers Fan. Survivors: Cherished son of Eileen Freda and Patrick Meeink. Beloved father Shane & Ashley Meeink. Also survived by many loving aunts & uncles,...
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Ella M. "Babe" Reilly

August 27, 2017

Ella M. "Babe" Reilly (nee Duffy) passed away on August 27th, 2017, resided in Elkton, Maryland, formerly of South West Philadelphia. Babe graduated from West Catholic High School for girls in 1955. She enjoyed going to the annual "Burrs on the Beach" reunion in North Wildwood and vacationing there. She truly loved her family and was a kind, compassionate, caring person to all she met. She...
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Raymond C. Patterson

August 16, 2017

Patterson Raymond C. Patterson age 75 passed at home surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 16, 2017 Son of the late Martin & Rachel Patterson, brother of the late Martin Patterson. Survivors: Loving husband of Patricia (nee Rehill). Devoted father of Kevin ( Kathi Marta), Raymond, Jr. (Cheryl), Bethann (Ronald) Davis. Also survived by his grandchildren Amanda, Shane – Ryan,...
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Christine M. Possenti

August 11, 2017

Possenti Christine M. Possenti suddenly on Aug. 11, 2017 of Aston. Christine was a registered nurse. Graduate of West Catholic High School and Misericordia Nursing School. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, traveling with her sisters and brother in law. Visits to her friends in Florida and Maryland. She will be greatly missed by her five sons. Christine was kind, sweet,...
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Filomena A. "Dolly" Perone

August 3, 2017

Perone Filomena A. Perone "Dolly" on Aug 3, 2017 of SW Phila. Devoted wife of the late Frank, mother of the late John. Survivors: Loving mother of Frank (Tracy) Perone. Also survived by her grandchildren Rebecca, Eric, Rachel, John, Nancy, sister of Joanne Rydzewski. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing Wed. 9-10:15 am at St. Barnabas Church 63rd & Buist Ave....
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Sarah S. Shields

June 20, 1923 - July 29, 2017

Sheilds Sarah S. Shields of Aston died peacefully at home on July 29, 2017. She was born on June 20, 1923 in Chester. She graduated Chester High School and Our Lady of Angels College now Neumann University. A devoted catholic she taught in Catholic Schools for 25 years, 17 of those in St. Joseph School. Sarah was an avid scrabble player and loved to travel. She visited Austria, Germany,...
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Michael Caputo

July 22, 2017

Caputo Michael Caputo went home to the Lord on July 22.2017 Son of the late Michael & Helen Caputo. Loving brother of Joan (Fred) Carbonara, Albert (Judy) Caputo, Connie Caputo-Scullin (the late Frank). Also survived by his many loving nieces & nephews and grand nieces & Nephews. They will miss his gentle soul and encompassing smile. Funeral services were held privately. Arrangements:...
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Joseph Ferrare

July 20, 2017

Ferrare Joseph on July 20, 2017 Stratford, N.J. Devoted father of Michele (the late Angel) Perez and Desiree Ferrare. Also survived by his grandchildren Mia and Daniel Perez. Former husband of the late Maryann Ferrare (nee Buccieri). Brother of Charles (Joanne) Ferrare. Relatives and friends are invited to his gathering & funeral Tuesday Aug. 29th 11:30 am-12:45pm at the Gangemi...
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John J. Kozak

March 16, 1938 - July 16, 2017

Kozak John J. Kozak age 79 of Aston, on July 16, 2017. John was a veteran in the Army, he worked as a computer engineer. Husband of the late Ruth Ann Kozak. Devoted father of John Kozak, Jackie Guenther, Jennifer (Gordon) Kozicki also survived by his 5 grandchildren. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Friday. 9:00 – 10:15 am. at the DANJOLELL – STIGALE...
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Vincent Joseph "Jimboy" Giunta, Jr.

September 6, 1937 - July 9, 2017

Giunta Vincent Joseph Giunta, Jr. "Jimboy" on July 9, 2017 of Mantua, N.J. Formerly of South Phila. Devoted husband of Petrina (nee Benedetti) Loving father of Linda Giunta-Colavita, Vincent (Barbara) Giunta, Diane Guinta, and Michael (Carly) Giunta. Also survived by his grandchildren Angelo, Nicole, Vincent, IV, Dana, Mia and his great grandchild Vincent V. Brother of Josephine, Frank,...
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Jean G. DeStefano-Maloney

July 8, 2017

MALONEY Jean G. DeStefano (Saracco) Maloney passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Taylor Hospice after a long illness. Jean was born in Philadelphia to Marianna Spinelli and Angelo DeStefano, grew up in Southwest Philly, graduated from Bartram High School and later moved to the suburbs. She raised her six children in Folcroft, Pennsylvania and is survived by them, Frank (Karen) Saracco...
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Anthony P. "Tony" Gargiule, III

June 20, 1965 - July 7, 2017

Gargiule Anthony P. Gargiule, III "Tony" age 52 of Upper Chichester; died courageously with his loving family at his side on July 7, 2017. Tony worked as a construction operator for the family business; A. Gargiule & Sons Inc. Tony was a kind man who possessed a heart of gold; he also had an incredible sense of humor which brought joy to many; he will be dearly missed. Survivors:...
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Joseph J. "Joe" Opet

June 24, 2017

Joseph J. Opet "Joe" on June. 24, 2017 of Aston, Pa. Joe was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War; he worked as a Plant Operations Helper for Delcora. Father of the late Joseph M. Opet. Joe was an avid shopper who loved spending time with his granddaughter Paige. Survivors: Loving husband of Margaret (nee Kowac). Devoted father of Michael (Erika) Opet. Also survived by his...
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John A. "Jack" Kane, Jr.

May 16, 1931 - June 22, 2017

Kane John A. Kane, Jr. "Jack" of Ridley Park formerly SW Phila. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on June 22, 2017. Jack was a retired Philadelphia Police Officer and an avid sports fan. Son of the late John & Elizabeth Kane, husband of the late Jean Kane, father of the late James Kane and Jean Marie Carmichael, brother of the late Anthony Kane and James Kane. Devoted...
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Thomas "Tom" Trabacone

June 14, 2017

Thomas "Tom", age 96, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia on June 14, 2017. Husband of the late Anna and devoted father of Diane (Charles) Stasiunas and Linda (Stanley) Sohosky. Also survived by his 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services were held privately.
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Robert Adam "Bob" Kline, Jr.

May 27, 2017

Robert Adam Kline, Jr. "Bob" on May 27, 2017 of Drexel Hill. Bob was a veteran serving in the Navy also a volunteer fire fighter for over 30 years. Survivors: Loving husband of Jane (nee Mongeluzi). Devoted father of Robert (Teresa) Kline, III, David Kline, Christina (Eric) Shields, Gina (Kevin) Haines. Also survived by his 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Relatives and friends...
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Robert W. "Bob" Hartje, Sr.

May 25, 2017

HARTJE, SR. Robert W. "Bob" on May 25, 2017 of Chester Heights, PA beloved husband, father and grandfather. Born and raised in Millville, NJ, he attended Millville HS where he played football and was a member of the NJ State Championship Team (31-0). Bob graduated from Muhlenberg College in 1960. Member of the US Naval Reserve. He was an officer of Aetna Casualty and Surety Co. and...
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Thomas E. "Tommy" Cassidy, Jr.

May 8, 2017

Thomas E. Cassidy, Jr. " Tommy " Thomas E. Cassidy, Jr. " Tommy ", aged 79 years of Folsom, Ridley Township, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away at his home on May 8, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Maureen M. (nee Toolen) Cassidy. Devoted father of Thomas E. Cassidy, III (Carol Simpson) and Diane Marie Mahlman (Jack). Dear step father to Janel (nee...
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Robert Bruce "Bob" Tracy

May 1, 2017

Tracy Robert Bruce Tracy "Bob" on May 1, 2017 of Upper Chichester surrounded by his loving family. Bob was raised by his Aunts (Genevieve and Theresa) and Uncles (Jim, Purcell, and Robert) where he was a member of MBS parish. He attended Saint Leonard's Academy, Saint Joseph Preparatory School, and Saint Joseph's (College) University. He volunteered for the U.S. Army, 1959-1962,...
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Isobel O. Jones

July 16, 1924 - April 27, 2017

JONES Isobel O. (nee MacFadyen) on April 27, 2017 of Media, PA Predeceased by her husband Desmond D. Survivors: She is survived by her son David D. (the late Francine), her daughter Candice J. Caporale (Louis), 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and her sister Mary McPherson and many nieces and nephews. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Wednesday...
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Maria Di Nino

April 25, 2017

Di Nino Maria (nee Leombruni ) age 89 on April 25, 2017 of SW Phila. Wife of the late Pierino. Devoted mother of Thomas (Connie), Peter, Paul and the late John. Also survived by her grandchildren Elizabeth Schroeder (Brad), John (Jennifer) and T.J.(Jackie), her great grandchildren Ethan, Alex, Calvin, her brother Salvatore (Paolina) Leombruni. Relatives and friends are invited to...
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Ethel (nee Shusterman) Belsky

April 21, 2017

BELSKY 1924-2017 Ethel (nee Shusterman), on April 21, 2017 age 92, of Phila., PA. Wife of the late Louis Belsky. Ethel is survived by sons Michael H. Belsky (Joanne), Joel D. Belsky (Annette), and Richard M. Belsky (Carol) and her daughter Miriam Belsky, her 4 grandchildren Rachel Belsky, Matthew Belsky (Ariel), Gina Pulcinella, and Jessica Pulcinella Blatt ...
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Felice T.(nee Foglio) "Sue" Pepe

April 20, 2017

Pepe. Felice T.(nee Foglio) "Sue", age 88, passed on April 20, 2017 at Little Flower Manor, lifelong resident of SW Phila. Wife of the late Dominic. Sue was one of 17 children to the late Vincent "James" and Anna Foglio.She is survived by her sisters Madeline D'Angelo of Boca Raton FL., and Connie Pace of Phila and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. Relatives and...
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Mary Ann Durso

January 6, 1944 - April 16, 2017

Mary Ann Durso 73, of Gaithersburg, Maryland died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Casey House Montgomery Hospice, Rockville, Md. She was the beloved wife of Anthony (Tony) J. Durso. Born January 6, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania she was a daughter of the late Bernard Turner Sr., and Helen McDevitt Turner. Mary Ann was a former employee of Community Radiology in Germantown, MD for 15 years,...
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Alice P. Radell

April 10, 2017

RADELL Alice (nee Pierce) on April 10, 2017 of Aston Survivors: She is survived by her husband Dan Radell, Jr., her son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Jodi, her grandchildren Taylor, Ashley, Logan, and Madison, her brothers Charles (Betty) Pierce and James (Barbara) Pierce and her pugs Buddy and Penny. Visitation: Viewing to be held Tuesday morning 9-9:45 AM and her Funeral Mass at 10...
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Rita Joan Rapinesi

April 3, 2017

Rita Joan Rapinesi passed away suddenly on April 3, 2017 at 83 years young. Born in Conshohocken, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Gerardina and Martire Misciagna. Our Mom was a social butterfly. She enjoyed family, friends, talking to strangers, all babies and children, parties, flowers, cooking delicious meals for multitudes of people, baking her Christmas cookies, the Seven Fishes...
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Samuel J. McKeith

August 9, 1990 - March 22, 2017

Mc Keith Samuel J. age 26, of Oxford, formerly of Ridley on March 22, 2017. Survivors: Devoted father of Noah McKeith, loving son of Karen Bingham & James McKeith. Brother of James McKeith. Loving uncle of Jacen Michael McKeith. Grandson of Betty McKeith and Sam and Joyce Bingham. Girlfriend Elizabeth Perez. Viewing: Relatives and friends are invited to his gathering Fri evening 6:00...
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Anne M. Singleton

March 19, 2017

Singleton 1920-2017 Anne M. Singleton, age 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 19, 2017. Wife of the late Martin J. Singleton, mother of the late Martin J. Singleton IV, daughter of the late Angelo & Maria Caserta. Sister of the late Dominic, Anthony, Angelo, Mike, Rose. Survivors: Loving mother of Donna (Michael) Brown. Also survived by her grandchildren,...
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Lottie Wesley

March 8, 2017

WESLEY Lottie On March 8, 2017, age 97. Beloved daughter of the late John and Lottie Wesley. Sister of the late Raymond and Marie McHale. She is survived by her nephews Bob Wesley(Lisa), Dan McHale (Tina) and her niece Karen Keville (Tom), along with many great-nieces and nephews. Lottie was a lifelong resident of Northeast Philadelphia and a dedicated member of the Catholic...
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Madeline T. Mongelli

March 8, 2017

Mongelli Madeline T. on Mar. 8, 2017 of South Phila formerly of SW Phila. Loving wife of Michele. Devoted mother of Alfonso, MariaElena (Christopher) McAvey, Michelle. Also survived by her grandchildren Michael, Rocco, Alex. Sister of Dominic Fratangeli and Nancy Panichi. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Also her loving dog Lucia. Relatives and Friends are invited to her Viewing and...
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Robert James "Bob" Oldham

May 9, 1961 - March 1, 2017

OLDHAM Robert James Oldham "Bob" of Media formerly of Aston passed away suddenly on March 1, 2017. He enjoyed spending time at the beach and spending time with his family. A dedicated father, Bob devoted himself to sharing his love of sports with his kids and could always be found attending their various soccer, basketball and softball games and dance activities. He enjoyed sharing the...
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Joan Ann Zane

February 21, 2017

ZANE Joan Ann Zane on Feb. 21, 2017 of Aston. Joan worked as a Terminal Operator for Exxon Mobil and retired after 25 years of service. Wife of the late Robert J. Zane, daughter of the late John & Anna Ball, mother of the late Bonnie Rinker. Survivors: Loving & devoted mother of Chrissie (Lance) Ott, Bob ( Allie) Zane, Katie Zane, Tom ( Karen) Zane, Janet ( Mike) Kowalski and mother...
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William Lee "Bill" Govan

February 18, 2017

GOVAN, William (Bill) Lee Govan, age 90, of Aston, PA passed away February 18, 2017. He was an active member of his community and a Navy Veteran of WWII. He was predeceased in death by his wife, Doris (nee Ecklund) Survivors: He is survived by his children Bruce (Dot), Susan (John), Robin (Scott),6 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. Services and Burial are Private.
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Nathaniel Edward Lawrence

June 1, 1949 - February 16, 2017

Nathaniel Edward Lawrence He was the oldest son out of 10 siblings; Nellie Smith, Irene Lawrence, John Lawrence, David Lawrence, Leroy Lawrence, Robert Lawrence; predeceased by siblings, Richard Lawrence, Helen Williams, Lester Lawrence and Barbara Holmes. Nathaniel graduated from Chester High School June of 1968. He joined the United States Navy in 1969 and served on the USS O'Bannon. ...
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Elizabeth L. Schiavino

February 11, 2017

Schiavino Elizabeth L. (nee DeFalco) age 98 died peacefully on Feb. 11, 2017 of Glen Mills. She was passionate about her Church, friends, opera, concerts, reading, sewing and spending her summers at the beach. She graduated from West Phila. High School with a perfect attendance record. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Schiavino Sr. Predeceased by her brothers; Louis and James DeFalco...
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Susan Thomas

February 3, 2017

Thomas 1929-2017 Susan Thomas passed on February 3, 2017 age 87. Susan was born in New Orleans March 6, 1929. Mom is survived by one daughter Mrs. Marlene M. Koger, three Grand-children, Constance J. Koger, Lawrence Searcy, and Francis S. Gill. One Great- Granddaughter Marlene M. Koger. Had 9 siblings, but one surviving sister Mrs.Daphne V. Carr and a host of nieces and nephews, grand...
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Carlo "Rocky" Donato

February 3, 2017

Carlo Rocky Donato 1990 - 2017 Carlo Rocky Donato "Rocky", age 26, of Aston, PA died suddenly February 3, 2017 due to his horrible drug addiction. Rocky was one of a kind, he would walk into a room and light it up with his smile. He loved the outdoors, fishing and video games. He is survived by his mother Gena DeSandro, his sisters Angela and Jessica and brother Billy Blair. His maternal...
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Margaret E. "Marge" Carey

January 30, 2017

Carey 7/4/21 – 1/30/17 Margaret E. Carey "Marge" age 95 passed away peacefully at Fair Acres in Lima, Pa. on Jan 30, 2017. She was born in Philadelphia and lived in Brookhaven for many years before retiring to Elkton, Md and then Boothwyn, Pa. Marge served in the Army during WWII. After the war she became a homemaker. She was a founding member of the Cambridge Estates Civic...
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Maria Morello

March 5, 1936 - January 28, 2017

Maria Morello (March 5, 1936 - January 28, 2017) Maria Morello (nee Giove) was born in Nusco, Italy on March 5, 1936. She came to the United States in 1955 on the historic Andrea Doria. She married Francesco Morello on January 2, 1960 at Our Lady of Loreto Church in Philadelphia, PA. Maria is the mother of six, Fran (Henl) Eggles, Theresa (Russell) Viggiano, Rosa (Joe) Milaro, Raffelina...
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David Henry Mullen

January 26, 2017

David Henry Mullen age 85 of Media Pa passed away on January 26, 2017. David was born in Philadelphia and resided in Ridley Park Pa prior to moving to Media Pa. In his youth he belonged to the Liberty Bell Drum and Bugle Corp where he met his wife Ruth of 60 years. David was a 4th degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus and was very active in the Squires organization. and he also served in...
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Julia Naimoli-Rankin

January 25, 2017

Naimoli- Rankin Julia Naimoli-Rankin (nee Balog) on January 25, 2017 of Aston and formerly of Southwest Phila. Beloved wife of the late Jerry Naimoli and William Rankin. Survived by her loving children Jerry Naimoli (Frances), Theresa (John) Steveline, and Karla (Robert) Walsh also survived by 9 grandchildren: Jerry, Carlo, John, Christopher, Amanda, Samantha, Robert, Nina, Nicholas,...
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Rita Dunbar

December 19, 1930 - January 21, 2017

DUNBAR Rita Dunbar passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 21, 2017 of Sewell, NJ. Formerly of SW Phila. Wife of the late William J. Dunbar. Loving mother of Billy Dunbar (Kim) and Linda Dunbar. Also survived by her grandchildren Erica, Billy and Ryan. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral Wed. 9:30-11AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 500...
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Ernest F. Manna

January 18, 2017

Manna Ernest F. Manna , III passed away January 18, 2017 at Crozer Keystone Hospice in Taylor Hospita Born in Chester to the late Ernest F. and Dorothy McKinley Manna, Jr., Mr. Manna was a longtime resident of Brookhaven. Beloved father of Thomas Robert Mills, Robert Timothy Mills, Theodore Francis Manna, Ernest Francis Manna, IV, and Eric Darrin Manna, 1 sister Dorothy E. Glenn, 16...
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Billie J. Vinson

January 16, 2017

VINSON Billie J. Vinson, 80 of Aston passed away on Jan. 16, 2017 at Conner-Williams nursing home where he had been a resident for the past year. Born and educated in South Pittsburg, TN he served in the US Army before residing in Aston for the past 58 years. Billie was employed by the Sun Oil Marine Dept. where he worked as a steward for 42 years, retiring in 1997. Billie is proceeded in...
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Dominic Pepe

January 9, 2017

Pepe Dominic on Jan 9, 2017 of SW Phila. Loving & devoted husband of 69 years to Felice (nee Foglio). Brother of the late Frank Pepe, Mary Stachowicz and Viola Della Polla. Also survived by his many loving nieces & nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral Mon 9- 9:45am at Divine Mercy Worship Site (former St. Irenaeus ) 73rd and Grovers Ave Phila....
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Rita M. Busillo

January 9, 2017

Busillo Rita M. Busillo (nee Naimoli) age 82 on Jan. 9, 2017, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa and Aston, Pa. Loving wife of Guerino "Winnie" Busillo. Devoted mother of Guerino (Donna), John (Susan) and Tina (Michael) Provence. Daughter of the late Gene & Anna Naimoli, sister of Vena D'Ortona, Donald Naimoli and the late Marie Naimoli and John Naimoli. Also survived by her grandchildren...
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Francis J. "Frank" Corso

January 6, 2017

Corso Francis J. Corso "Frank" on January 6, 2017 of Gilbertsville. Frank worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer for over 40 years also worded at MAB Paint for 30 years. Frank loved being at the shore watching the sunset. Son of the late Francis & Marie Corso, brother of the late Franny, Anthony Giacobbe. Loving brother of Loretta ( Frank) Keating. Also survived by his niece Lindsay...
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Lydia J. McKenzie

January 4, 2017

McKenzie Lydia J. of Chester, PA passed peacefully on Jan. 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family on her journey to her next life. Mother of the late Robert Boyce, Richard Boyce, daughter of the late James & Lydia Gamberoni, sister of the late Barbara Crothers. Loving mother of Lydia (Carlo) Quattrone, Kenneth (Regina) Boyce. Also survived by her 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren....
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Ann C. De Pietro

January 1, 2017

DePietro Ann C. 1927-2017 Ann C. DePietro (nee Cerra), 89, passed peacefully on January 1, 2017. Ann was originally from Dunmore, PA, where she was born and raised, then later was a resident of South Philadelphia with her beloved husband of 50 yrs., John Sr. They later became residents of Delaware County, PA. Wife of the late John Sr. Survived by: Loving mother of John Jr...
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Joseph W. "Pa Kane" Kane, Jr.

August 25, 1948 - December 19, 2016

Kane Joseph W. Kane, Jr. "Pa Kane" of Aston surrounded by his family on Dec. 19, 2016. Joseph was a supervisor for PECO. He served in the military Son of the late Joseph W. Sr. & Rose Kane, brother of the late James "Monk" Kane. Survivors: Devoted husband of Shirley (nee Baum). Loving father of Joseph W. III ( Amanda), Kelly ( Dwayne) Rhoads, Marcy (Bryan) Jenkins, Stacy (Alfonso)...
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Edward W. Strugala

December 16, 2016

Edward W. Strugala on Dec. 16, 2016 of Glen Mills. Born in Bayonne, NJ. Edward was a fourth degree Knight and served as Grand Knight twice for the Knights of Columbus. Graduated he graduated from the University of Detroit, worked for Boeing/Vertol, Pure Carbon and he retired from Dyneon a division of 3M. Very active in church and school, school board president of elementary and high school,...
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Anna Rapagnani

July 20, 1948 - December 10, 2016

RAPAGNANI Anna Rapagnani of Brookhaven passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 10, 2016 . Anna grew up in Citta S. Angelo, Pescara, Italy, where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Education from the Istituto Magistrale. At the age of 22 she was a certified elementary school teacher. Her first assignment was in a small town of Citta S. Angelo, where she taught the 2nd...
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MaryJane Mano

December 7, 2016

Mano MaryJane Mano, formerly of Aston, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2016, at age 86. MaryJane was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and a member and past secretary with the Aston Women's Club. She enjoyed playing golf, bridge, and spending time at her beach home in Florida. Wife of the late Gordon Eugene Mano, daughter of the late Warrington & Letitia Guyger, sister of...
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Joseph "Joey" Patriarch

March 25, 1965 - November 28, 2016

Patriarch Joseph Patriarch "Joey" on Nov. 28, age 51 of Morton, formerly of SW Phila. Joey loved fishing, golfing and spending time with his grandchildren, he also loved spending his free time at the beach. Son of the late Edward A. Patriarch, Jr. Survivors: Loving husband of Patti (nee Gross). Cherished father of Brandon Patriarch and Patricia (Tommy) Kelly. Also survived by his...
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Arthur A. "Art" Cassidy

May 31, 1932 - November 28, 2016

Arthur A. "Art" Cassidy, 84, of Aston, passed away on November 28 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born and raised in Southwest Philadelphia and was a 1950 graduate of West Catholic High School. Art worked as a letter carrier for the US Postal Service for 40 years. He also worked for the Philadelphia Phillies for 47 years. As a Press Box supervisor for the Phillies, he...
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Anna S. Yanetti

November 21, 2016

Yanetti Anna S. (nee Salotto) on Nov. 21, 2016 age 87 of Southwest Philadelphia. Loving wife of the late Frank Yanetti. Also survived by her sister in law Mary Salotto and many nieces & nephews. Sister of the late Leo, Richard, Louis Salotto. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral Sat 9-9:45 am at Divine Mercy Worship site (St. Irenaeus) 7200 Grovers Ave....
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Evelyn May Sykes

November 14, 2016

Evelyn Sykes 1929-2016 Evelyn May Sykes (Douglas) age 87 on Nov. 14, 2016 of Christiana Pa. Evelyn was born and raised in Ridley Park, PA. Together with her late husband, Bob, Evelyn raised their five children in Bethel Township, PA. Evelyn also worked side by side with Bob and their sons at their family company, Sykes and Sons. Evelyn had a very sharp wit and more than anything,...
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William S. Lindsay

May 30, 1920 - November 11, 2016

BILL LINDSAY - GARAGE SERVICE OWNER Mr. William S. Lindsay, owner and operator of Lindsay Garage Service in Aston, passed away peacefully November 11th, 2016 at Taylor Hospice following a short illness. William was born in Trenton, New Jersey, May 30, 1920. He was the son of Mercer Thines Lindsay and Nina Bell Searcey Lindsay, who were descendants of Scottish pioneers and Cherokees. He...
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Donald L. Young

November 10, 2016

Young 1934-2016 Donald L. passed on Nov. 10, 2016 at the age of 82 of Brookhaven, PA. Donald served in the Army. He enjoyed his many years of retirement from DuPont and was very devoted to the Chester Masonic Lodge. Husband of the late Madeline C. Young Survivors: Devoted father of Michael Young, Diane Mc Cusker, and Patti (the late Frank) Mattero. Also survived by his...
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Betty Haughey

November 15, 1932 - November 6, 2016

Haughey 1932-2016 Betty Haughey, 83, of Glen Riddle, died November 6, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late John Haughey, and adored Mother of Kathy, Phyllis, Christine, David, and Dennis. She attended Chester High School in Chester, PA. She was a grandmother to Rachel, Megan, John, Steven, Matthew, and Lauren. She had three great grandchildren. Betty was employed as a manager at...
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Concetta Martino

November 3, 2016

Martino 1932-2016 Concetta Martino (nee Arena) age 84 of Glenolden on Nov. 3, 2016. Predeceased by her husband of 63 yrs. Nicholas, her brothers William, Daniel, and Vincent Arena and Sister Anna Bellettiere. Survived by her children Eileen (William) Thompson, and Nicholas, her granddaughter Danielle (Brian) Jones, her sisters Carmella Bellettiere and Marie Frattarola and many loving...
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Joseph A. Rossello

March 19, 1939 - October 29, 2016

ROSSELLO JOSEPH A. peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on October 29, 2016 aged 77 years of Aldan, and formerly of Southwest Philadelphia. Loving husband of 50 years to Rosalie A. ( nee Ruggeri ) Rossello. He was a devoted father to Rosanne Rossello and John Rossello ( Kathleen ) ; most cherished grandfather to Gavin Joseph and Sloane Katherine Rossello. Joseph was a...
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Carmela R. Calandra

October 28, 2016

CALANDRA CARMELA R. ( nee Cortese ) on October 28, 2016, aged 86 years of Sewell, NJ. Beloved wife of Robert T. Calandra, Sr. Devoted and loving mother of Robert T. Calandra, Jr. (Monica), Christine Fenico (Joseph) and Denise Cundo (Peter) ; cherished grandmother to Christian Joseph (Erin), Justin ( Holly ), Lindsey (Alex) and Luca, a great grandmother to Josephine Rose, dear sister of...
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David H. "Dave" Morey, Sr.

December 24, 1942 - October 21, 2016

Morey 1942-2016 David H. Morey, Sr. "Dave" of Drums, Pa. formerly of Aston on Oct 21, 2016. Son of the late Stacey & Ester Morey. Survivors: Loving husband of Anna (neeEllis).Devoted father of David H. (Barbara) Morey, Jr., William S. (Carla) Morey, Deborah (Edward) Morey-Perreaolt, Keith C. (Stacey) Morey, Kimberly (Tom) Rhoads. Also survived by his grandchildren David III, Andrew,...
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Mary A. Aurilia

October 19, 2016

Aurilia Mary A. on Oct. 19, 2016 of SW Phila. Devoted daughter of the late John & Rose Aurilia. Survived by many loving cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Tuesday Morning 9-9:45 AM and Funeral Mass 10:00 AM all at St. Barnabas Church 6300 Buist Ave. Phila.,PA 19142. Interment SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Arrangements Danjolell- Stigale Memorial Home of Aston
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Richard J. Ricci

October 13, 2016

Richard J. Ricci of Media passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on October 13, 2016. Richard was a long time Consulting Electrical Engineer. Son of the late Nicola & Mary Ricci, devoted husband of Carole (nee Riemenschneider) and loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited on Wednesday, 9:30 - 10:15 AM to St. Francis de...
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Richard L. McClintock

September 7, 2016

McClintock 1954-2016 Richard L. McClintock age 62 of Media passed away on Sept. 7, 2016. He was a graduate of St. James High School in 1972. He very proudly served in the Marines. Richard was a painter. He retired from local 921 in 2015. He was a Paymaster of the Marine Corp League Detachment 288 of Upland and a member of American Legion 926 of Aston. He enjoyed spending time with his...
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Michael L. Manning

September 3, 2016

Michael L. Manning 1967-2016 Michael L. Manning, age 48, passed away to soar free with the eagle. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Manning, his brothers, Mark (Debbie) Manning and Matthew Manning. His children, Kelliann and Juliann. His grand-daughter Kenna. Services and interment private Arrangements: Danjolell – Stigale Memorial Home of Aston
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Julia K. Hudak

August 15, 2016

Julia K. Hudak, age 75, a lifelong resident of South Philadelphia died August 15, 2016 at Sterling Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Ms. Hudak was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Julia Hudak. She was a lifetime employee of United States Defense Supply Center in Philadelphia. She was a dedicated member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church and Choir. Predeceased by her...
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Marie Rose Caggiano

August 12, 2016

CAGGIANO Marie Rose (nee Matonti), on Friday, August 12, 2016, age 89, of Secane, and formerly of Southwest Phila. Wife of the late Joseph Caggiano. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews, relatives and friends are invited to attend Marie's visitation on Saturday, August 20th from 9:30 to 10:15 am., to be followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am., in Saint Joseph's R.C....
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Elaine Loflin

August 2, 2016

Loflin 1935-2016 Elaine age 80, passed on Aug. 2, 2016. Elaine was born in Phila. Elaine was a member of Our Lady of Charity Catholic Church and voluntered in the ministries as a lector, she also was active in the St. Vincent de Paul Society and with children's Liturgy. She traveled the world but loved spending time with her family and friends. She was the wife of the late Victor...
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Maria K. McHale

July 25, 2016

McHALE Maria K. McHale (nee Wesley) July 25, 2016 age 84 of Glen Mills. Deeply rooted in faith and family, Maria will always be remembered as a romantic soul who loved nature, poetry, art and music. She leaves behind many plants which she enjoyed nurturing, special knick-knacks that she collected and a trove of family favorite recipes. Daughter of the late John and Lottie Wesley....
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Mary C. Cardisco

July 22, 2016

Mary C. Cardisco age 94 on July 22, 2016 of Glen Mills. Loving wife of the late Lewis. Devoted mother of Mary Lou (Frank) Bentz and Carol (the late Albert, Jr.) Cipolloni. Also survived by her cherished grandchildren Frank (Alexis), Albert (Janice), Lewis (Brande), Jennie, Danielle (Joseph), Joseph. Also her 11 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved parents Maria Theresa...
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Edwin A. "Ed" Densten III

July 13, 2016

Densten Edwin A. III "Ed" on July 13, 2016 surrounded by his family of Williamstown NJ . Loving husband of Maria (nee Cipolloni). Devoted father of Renee (John) Glenn and Dana Smargisso. Also survived by his grandchildren Olivia Grace and Jake Ryan. Brother of Elaine (James) Connolly, Frances Carter, Ken Densten and the late Harriet Johnson. Relatives, Friends, Knights of Columbus are...
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Jock F. Natiello

July 11, 2016

Natiello 1952-2016 Jock F. Natiello of West Chester formerly of Aston and Upland passed on July 11, 2016. Jock owned Aston Car Care and Jock's Auto Service for many years. During the past couple of years he had been following his other passion of running Mainline Billiards and making his own custom pool cues. Son of the late Ernest & Edith Natiello. Survivors: Loving husband of...
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Florence (nee Vetri) Di Pierro

June 24, 2016

DiPierro 1920 -2016 Florence Di Pierro (nee Vetri) on June 24, 2016 of Drexel Hill formerly of SW Phila. Wife of the late Luigi "Gene", mother of the late Anthony. Survivors: Loving sister of John Vetri, Connie "Cuchie" Terinoni, Mary Cipolloni, Catherine DeSipio. Also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing &...
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Mary J. Pinto

March 18, 2016

PINTO Mary J. Pinto (nee Foglio), age 88, passed on March 18, 2016 at Little Flower Manor, she was originally from Southwest Phila. Mary was one of 17 children of Vincent "James" and Anna Foglio. She is survived by her remaining sisters, her twin Madeline D'Angelo of Boca Raton, Fl., Felice Pepe, Connie Pace both of Phila., and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great...
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Phyllis Farinella

March 18, 2016

Phyllis Farinella of Aston, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on March 18, 2016. Originally from South Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Angiolina and Mauro DiNardo. In her youth, she was an avid member of the South Philadelphia Dixon House, planning dances, club meetings and participating in competitive sports programs. Phyllis and her late husband, Vincent,...
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Angelo "Sonny" Vinci

March 7, 2016

Vinci 1935 - 2016 Angelo "Sonny" Vinci of Newtown Square, formerly of SW Philadelphia, passed away on March 7, 2016 surrounded by his family. Angelo was a veteran serving in the Navy. He was a former President of the Monarch Club and a former President of Our Lady of Loreto's Holy Name Society. He was associated with the Lurae Motel in North Wildwood for 20 years. Angelo was also a member of...
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Arlene Pulcinella

March 6, 2016

Pulcinella (1939-2016) Arlene Pulcinella on March 6, 2016 of Wallingford, PA, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia. Arlene worked in Customer Service at old Mellon Bank. She enjoyed reading, listening to Barbra Streisand, creating ceramic art work, and most of all, spending time with her family. Arlene loved all animals, especially dogs. She was a member of the American Kennel Club. Wife...
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Joseph A. "Joey" D'Alessandro

June 14, 2015

Joseph A. "Joey" D'Alessandro, age 26 of Brookhaven, PA on June 14, 2015. Survived by his loving parents Joseph D'Alessandro and Donna D'Alessandro (nee DeFino), his cherished daughter Adriana D'Alessandro, his sister Alicia (Harry) Atene, his grandparents RoseMary & Pancho Pantoni and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Predeceased by his maternal grandparents Rocco and Violet DeFino. ...
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Nicholas Martino

June 12, 2015

Nicholas Martino, age 82 of Glenolden on June 12, 2015. Survived by his loving wife of 63 yrs. Concetta (nee Arena), his children Eileen (William) Thompson, and Nicholas, his granddaughter Danielle (Brian) Jones, his brother Albert Martino and many loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his granddaughter Michele. Viewing: Relatives and Friends are invited to his Viewing Wednesday...
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Linda Marie Zappasodi

January 28, 1950 - June 11, 2015

Linda Marie Zappasodi, 65, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, died of breast cancer Thursday, June 11 at her home in College Park, MD, surrounded by family and friends. Ms. Zappasodi was a 1967 graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill, PA, and a 1971 graduate of Georgetown University. She majored in history and was one of the first three women to graduate from Georgetown College...
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Emily Miersky

June 10, 2015

Miersky 1937-2015 Emily Miersky of Aston on June 10, 2015. Emily worked as a bookkeeper for Penn Delco School District. Wife of the late Ronald, daughter of the late Anthony & Rena Giomboni Survivors: devoted mother of Nyda (George) Wright, Rena( Tim) Shaw and Joseph Miersky. Also survived by her 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, sister of Deborah (Dave) Bertolet, and her...
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Philomena "Phyllis" (nee Alessandrine) Venafro

June 4, 2015

Philomena "Phyllis" (nee Alessandrine) on June 4, 2015 of SouthWest Phila. Wife of the late John. Loving mother of John and Pio (Sue) Venafro and Dina (Al) Ko. Cherished grandmother of Joseph, Daniel, Vienna, and Sophia. Relatives and Friends are invited to her Viewing and Funeral Thursday Morning 9:30-10:45 AM at Annunciation B.V.M., 410 Sagamore Rd., Havertown, PA 19083, followed by her...
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Eyvonne C. Sweeney

August 23, 2014

SWEENEY EYVONNE C. ( nee Reed ) on August 23, 2014, aged 73 years of Aston. Wife of the late Richard P. " Pete " Sweeney, whom she co-owned and co-operated Sweeney's Pub with in Marcus Hook for many years. Devoted and loving mother of Raymond D. Hennagir, Dana E. Thomas, Debra L. Mano ( Gordon ) and Donna K. English ( Jim ) ; also surviving are her 16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, as...
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Arlene M. McFadden

March 2, 1934 - August 8, 2014

McFadden March 2, 1934-August 8, 2014 Arlene M. McFadden suddenly departed from this earth at the age of 80 on Aug. 8, 2014 of natural causes. Arlene was a homemaker who especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and family, she loved each and every one of them with all of her heart and soul. Not only did she love her family unconditionally, her love...
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Mildred Mancini

August 2, 2014

MANCINI Mildred Mancini, age 92, on Aug 2, 2014 of Lutheran Knolls in Boothwyn. Mildred was a crossing guard at Chester High School for many years. Survivors: Mildred is survived by her loving family. Visitation: Relatives and friends are invited to her gathering Fri. 10:00 am at the Danjolell-Stigale Memorial Home 3260 Concord Rd. Aston. Funeral Service: 11 AM in our main chapel...
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