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Our Obituaries

Nancy M. (nee Dougherty) Nelson

February 18, 2018

Nancy M. Nelson (nee Dougherty) passed away on February 18, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late George F. Nelson, Sr.; loving mother of Mary Love (Bill), Pat Wheeler (Bob) and George F. Nelson, Jr. (Tomoko); cherished grandmother of Bill, Chris, Patrice and great-grandmother of Shane, Ryan, Douglas and Jocelyn. Relatives and friends are invited to Nancy's Life Celebration on...
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Rose M. Goodwin

November 24, 1926 - February 17, 2018

Rose M. Goodwin of Norristown passed away peacefully on February 17th, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia on November 24th, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Vito and Teresa Santaniello (Vassallo). Rose graduated from Holy Souls Commercial School and went on to work as a bookkeeper for Griffith-Raguse Company for 38 years. Rose was preceeded in death by her late husband,...
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William C. "Bill" Rowland

May 26, 1951 - February 11, 2018

William C. Rowland "Bill" passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on February 11, 2018 at age 66. Born on May 26, 1951 in Norristown, Bill was the son of the late Helen D. (nee Gibson) and William A. Rowland. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 40 years, Dorothyann "Dottie" M. (nee Tidd) Rowland. Bill was the loving father of Kristin L. Rowland of Chino...
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Martha M. (nee Smith) Serrbocco

August 16, 1934 - February 11, 2018

Martha Mable Serrbocco (née Smith) passed away peacefully on February 11th, 2018 at the age of 83. Born on August 16, 1934 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Martha (nee Deloplaine) and Harry Smith. She was predeceased by her husband Chester Serrbocco. Martha is survived by her sons Jesse Serrbocco and Michael Serrbocco; her daughters Christine Smith and Sandi Serrbocco; her...
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James J. P. "Jim" Boyle, Jr.

February 11, 2018

James J. P. Boyle, Jr. ("Jim") passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 86 on February 11, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James and Rose (nee Karoly) Boyle, Sr. Devoted husband of Anny (nee Schwarz). Beloved father of Patrick Boyle and Bryan (Brooke Madonna) Boyle and adored stepfather of Brigitta (Fred) Schaft, Michelle (Lee) Shoener and Bettina (Don) Daly....
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Martha M. Maaskant

May 9, 1927 - February 8, 2018

Martha M. Maaskant of Norristown passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 8, 2018 at age 90. Born on May 9, 1927 to the late Cornelis Dietvorst and Elisabeth Tebbens in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands. Martha was the devoted wife to the late Willem Maaskant, dear mother to Ellen Maaskant and Margo Maaskant-Vautour, and the late David Maaskant, doting grandmother to...
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Joan M. Huckin

January 27, 1933 - February 8, 2018

Joan M. Huckin passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on February 8, 2018 at age 85. Born January 27th, 1933 in Philadelphia, Joan was the daughter of Catherine (Barrett) and Peter Patton, she resided in Norristown with her beloved husband, Charles J. Huckin who passed away in 2005.  Joan was the loving mother of Joni Stepanian (Ron), the late baby Charles Huckin, Michael...
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Edith Rita (nee Muscarella) Cifelli

May 20, 1926 - February 5, 2018

Edith Rita (Muscarella) Cifelli, died Monday February 5, 2018 at her home in Conshohocken. She was 91. Born May 20, 1926 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Teresa Muscarella; and the wife of the late Joseph Cifelli. Her great-granddaughter Kelsey Lynn Davis preceded her in death. Surviving are two sons, Joseph Jr. and John, both of Worcester; three daughters, Theresa...
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Talie L. (Dolly) (Salamone) Constable

January 31, 1927 - February 4, 2018

Talie L. (Dolly) Constable (Salamone), age 91 of East Norriton, a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully February 4, 2018 at Artman Skilled Nursing Care in Ambler, PA. Talie was the wife of 60 years to Lawrence J. Constable Jr., who preceded her in death in 2008. She was born in Norristown on January 31,, 1927, the daughter to the late...
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Kevin J. Rogers

January 31, 2018

Kevin J. Rogers passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 31, 2018 at age 75. Born May 12, 1942 in Norristown, Kevin was the son of the late Joseph P. Rogers and Mary (Yocum) Rogers. He resided in Plymouth Valley with his beloved wife of 42 years, Kathleen (Casey) Rogers. Kevin was the loving dad of Megan E. Rogers and Erin C. Rogers. He is survived by his sisters, MaryAnn ...
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Joseph "Joe" M. Gill

January 29, 2018

Joseph (Joe) M Gill, 63, of West Norriton and a former resident of Lafayette Hill PA passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville on January 29, 2018 after a courageous third bout with cancer. Born on July 4, 1954, he was the son of the late Joseph V and Dorothy (nee Anderson) Gill. Joe was a graduate of Archbishop Kennedy High School class of 1972. He was a purchaser for Drake...
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Lawrence "Larry" Berger

May 3, 1948 - January 26, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Berger of Norristown passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on January 26, 2018 at age 69. Born on May 3, 1948 in Philadelphia, Larry was the son of the late David and Gilda (nee Gentile). Larry was the devoted husband of 35 years to Marie (nee Viola), cherished father of Amy Barca (Richard) and Ashley Rawls (David), doting grandfather to Stella Barca,...
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Patsy J. Termine

January 13, 1937 - January 25, 2018

Patsy J. Termine, of Evesham Township, N.J. and formerly of Norristown PA, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at her residence. She was 81 years old. Patsy was born on January 13, 1937 in West Chester, PA to the late Andrew and Louise (nee Maylen) Anderson. She was the wife to the late Russell S. Termine who passed away in 1997 and together they shared 34 years of marriage. Patsy retired...
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Shirley Brinker

January 25, 2018

Shirley D. Brinker, (nee Dahlberg) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 25, with her family by her side. She was 77 years old. Born September 10, 1940 in Tulsa, OK, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene (nee Race) Dahlberg, and the beloved wife of Charles J. Brinker. Shirley was a loving and caring woman who enjoyed the company of her many cats and dogs. She...
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Leon H. Fox, Jr.

January 22, 2018

Leon H. Fox, Jr., 85, of Lafayette Hill, passed away on January 22, 2018. Born in Norristown, he is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Lois Fox, loving father of his children Marlene (Joel Goldwein), Craig (Mary), Jeffrey (Song) as well as grandchildren, Marc (Kimberly), Robert, Eric, Oliver, Hannah, Jennifer and Stephen and great grandchild, Juliana. Mr. Fox graduated Norristown High...
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Marriott D'Ambrosio

November 5, 1938 - January 20, 2018

Marriott D'Ambrosio of Worcester, passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2018 at the age of 79. Born in Philadelphia on November 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (nee Eells) and Perce Andree. Marriott graduated from Dobbins Vocational High School in 1956. She went on to become a talented hairdresser. In addition to hairdressing, another one of her talents was painting. Marriott...
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Theresa (nee Pizza) Proietto

January 18, 2018

Theresa Proietto (nee Pizza) of King of Prussia passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Norristown to the late Gaetano and Maria (nee Capone) Pizza. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph D. Proietto, and all of her siblings; Anthony, Rocco, Charles, Salvatore, Pasquelina, Ann Delvecchio, Assunta Borzillo, Grace "Rose" Lenzi, and...
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Anthony Bergandino

August 28, 1931 - January 17, 2018

Anthony Bergandino, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. He was 86 years old. Born August 28, 1931 in Bridgeport, PA, he was the son of the late John and Rose (nee Branco) Bergandino and the beloved husband of the late Lillian (nee Giaimo). He was a teamster and worked at the former Fleming Foods in Oaks, PA. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles,...
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John C. Adolph

January 18, 1927 - January 15, 2018

John C. Adolph of Blue Bell, passed away suddenly on January 15, 2018. He was 90 years old. Born on January 18, 1927 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Anna and William Adolph. Jack served our country in the Army during WWII. He was a proud graduate of St. Thomas More High School, St. Joseph's University, and Temple University. He was also a fourth degree knight in the Knights of...
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Albert E. Momme

January 14, 2018

Albert E. Momme, age 94, of West Norriton, Pennsylvania, husband of the late Rose (Zummo) Momme, passed away at his home on the morning of January 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Albert (Al) was born in Norristown, PA in November, 1923, the son of the late John Momme and Mary (Irons) Momme. He worked in the family produce business (Momme's Market), before enlisting in the Army Air...
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Catherine M. "Kay" DeBenny

January 14, 2018

Catherine M. DeBenny, "Kay", passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018 at age 97. Born in Norristown on February 8, 1920, Kay was the daughter of Carmella (Gianchino) and Frank Venezia. Kay was a life-time resident of Norristown where she lived with her beloved husband, Joseph A. DeBenny, who preceded her in death. Kay was the loving mother of Al DeBenny (Hazel), Joanne Brulet (Richard) and...
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Elaine Robillard

January 13, 2018

Elaine Robillard passed away peacefully on January 13th, 2018 at the age of 79. She was born on March 16, 1938 in Gardner, Massachusetts to the late Rosario and Irene Robillard. Elaine attended Arch Bishop Williams High School and the State Teachers' College of Boston (U.Mass) before receiving her Master's Degree in Education from the University of New Hampshire. She then relocated to...
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William R. Costello

September 11, 1928 - January 12, 2018

William R. Costello passed away peacefully on January 12, 2018 at age 89. Born September 11, 1928 in Norristown, Bill was the son of Charlotte (Pass) and Martin Costello. He was a long-time resident of Norristown and was currently of Eagleville. Bill was the loving father of Barbara King, Janet Gardner, Evelyn Drissel, Betty Jane Perkins and William R. Costello, Jr. He was the cherished...
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John M. Pergolese, Jr.

July 20, 1984 - January 12, 2018

John M. Pergolese, Jr (33) passed away on January 12, 2018 as the result of an unfortunate car accident. Born July 20, 1984 in Norristown, John, the son of Peggy (Doud) and John M. Pergolese, Sr. resided in Worcester, PA with his loving family. In addition to his parents, John is survived by his brother Andrew, Aunt Maria & Uncle Jamie, Aunt Mandy & Uncle Paul among other aunts and uncles,...
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Jane M. (nee Skibiak) Kenworthy

January 11, 2018

Jane M. Kenworthy (nee Skibiak) passed away on January 11, 2018 at the age of 82. She was predeceased by her husband Eugene. She is survived by her children Kelley (Jason) and E. Peter Jr.; grandchildren E. Peter III and Taylor; sister Maryanne; sisters-in-law Margaret and Judith; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Jane's life on...
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Angela Marie Starr

October 11, 1918 - January 10, 2018

Angela Marie Starr, of East Norriton Pa, Passed away peacefully at age 99 on January 10, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on October 11, 1918 to the late Walter and Mary Starinkus. She is preceded in death by her siblings Helen F. Talunas, Anne D. Maurin, and Walter G. Starr. Retired from I.U.O.E. Local 542 as an office supervisor, Angela was a member of the St. Titus Women's Guild, the Lions Club...
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Mary T. Beyer

January 9, 2018

Mary T. Beyer passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018 at age 83. Born January 25, 1934 in Norristown, Mary was the daughter of Naomi (Wurtz) and John Thompson. She resided in Flourtown, PA with her beloved husband, Edward Beyer, who passed away in 2011. Mary was the loving mother of Barbara Beyer and Bruce J. Beyer and his wife Jessica and cherished grandmother of Bruce E. Beyer. She is...
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Carole Elizabeth Nothnagel Baumann

January 8, 2018

Carole Elizabeth Nothnagel Baumann passed away peacefully on January 8, 2018 at the age of 94. In her own quiet way, she lived a remarkable life filled with giving to others. She was born on July 28, 1923 in Bridgeton, NJ. She spent her childhood mostly in Collingswood, NJ and developed a lifetime love of the Atlantic Ocean while spending summers at Cape May, NJ. She later received a degree from...
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Evelyn M. Noone

August 26, 1924 - January 8, 2018

Evelyn M. Noone of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday January 8, 2018 with her husband by her side. She was 93 years old. Born August 26, 1924 in Courtdale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Adeline Novy, and the beloved wife of James Noone. Evelyn enjoyed traveling abroad and visited many destinations. Her favorite places to visit were Italy, and Switzerland....
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Theodore C. Tomczak

November 9, 1919 - January 5, 2018

Theodore C. Tomczak of Blue Bell, passed away on January 5, 2018 at the age of 98. Born on November 9, 1919 in West Wyoming, PA, he was the son of the late Bridget (neé Ulecki) and Felix Tomczak. Ted's beloved wife, Theresa predeceased him in 2012, and they shared 69 years of marriage together. Ted served in the Army during WWII, and served in North Africa and participated in the Anzio Invasion...
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Eleanor Joyce Eigleson Daywalt

January 23, 1935 - January 5, 2018

Eleanor Joyce Eigleson Daywalt of Norristown, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2018 at the age of 82. Born on January 23, 1935 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Eleanor Eigleson. Joyce graduated from Norristown High School and had many jobs throughout her lifetime, retiring from Norristown School District. She was a member of the Eastern Star Sorority and a devout...
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MaryEllen (nee Dempsey) Spurgeon

January 3, 2018

MaryEllen Spurgeon (nee Dempsey), of Harleysville, PA, passed on January 3, 2018. She is survived by her sons Stephen (Sarah) and Greg, granddaughter Sierra Spurgeon, sisters Sheila Dempsey (Mike Buja), Moira Lichen (Jerry), Kathleen Maryak (John) and her brothers Jim, Terry, Tim, John (Zhi) and Dan (Sue), and numerous nieces and nephews. MaryEllen was the oldest of 10 children and grew up in...
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Eleanor M. (nee DeCicco) Perone

December 31, 2017

Eleanor M. Perone (nee DeCicco) of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Sunday December 31, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 95 years old. Eleanor was the wife of late Nicolas Perone and the mother of Nicholas Perone, Jr., Daniel Perone (Charlene) and Cynthia Kirkwood (Dennis). All services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in...
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Ruth H. Rader

December 30, 2017

Ruth H. Rader of East Norriton passed away peacefully on December 30, 2017. She was 105 years old. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Norman Rader and the loving mother of Clarence Rader (Dorothy) and the late Norman E. Rader. She was grandmother of 4, great grandmother of 10 and the great-great grandmother of 8. Relatives and friends are invited to Ruth's Life Celebration at Boyd-Horrox...
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Clara Laura Chynesky

December 30, 2017

Clara Laura Chynesky, age 92, died on December 30, 2017 at Taylor Hospice Residence surrounded by family. Clara was better known as Claire or Mom Mom.  She died as she lived surrounded by her family whom she loved with all her heart. Claire enjoyed her many years of working at Key Buick. She was known as a very hard worker. Claire loved nothing more than being with her family, grandchildren and...
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Reba Dubner

September 13, 1915 - December 30, 2017

Reba Dubner of Haverford passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 30, 2017 at age 102. Born in Philadelphia on September 13, 1915, Reba was the daughter of Sarah (Welch) and Abraham Tarnoff. She was the beloved wife of the late Nathan B. Dubner. Reba was the loving mother of David Dubner and his wife Judi and Sherry Levine and her husband Ken. She was the cherished...
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Nils Werner Anderson

December 28, 2017

Nils Werner Anderson Jr. of Audubon, passed away on December 28, 2017 at the age of 85. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Louise (Guldbrandsen) and Nils W. Anderson Sr. He graduated from Alexander Hamilton Vocational High School in Brooklyn, NY as well as Adelphi College in Mineola, NY with a BS in Physics. Nils proudly served our country in the Army during the Korean War in the...
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John H. Burroughs

December 27, 2017

John H. Burroughs, Jr. of Norristown, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at his residence. He was 69 years old. John was born in Burlington N.J. to the late John H. Burroughs, Sr. and Mary (nee Jiggetts) Burroughs. He was the husband to Carmella R. (nee DiDonato) Burroughs and together they shared 45 years of marriage this past Christmas day. John served honorably in the United States...
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Mary Ann Simons

December 26, 2017

Mary Ann Simons, of Norristown, passed away on December 26th 2017 at the age of 91. Born on August 18, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Emma (Pataky) Campbell. She was a graduate of West Catholic Girls High School and Chestnut Hill College, with an honors degree in Physics. In her early years, she drove a school bus for St. Francis of Assisi School. She went on to become a...
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James J. "Jim" Drea

April 29, 1932 - December 26, 2017

James J. "Jim" Drea, 85, of Norristown, passed away on December 26, 2017 at home. He was born April 29, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. Jim is survived by his loving bride of 62 years, Theresa (Zinicola); his children Theresa (Bob) Bergey, Liz (Joe Kirk) Morello, Kathy (Brian) McNamee and Michael Drea. He was Pop/Poppy to Carly, Stephanie, Dan, Pat, Tara, Joey and great grandpop to Adriana and...
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Allegra M. (neé Volpe) Giustozzi

December 24, 2017

Allegra M. Giustozzi (neé Volpe) of West Norriton, passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 24, 2017 at the age of 80. Born in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Carlo and Rachele (neé Boccia) Volpe. She graduated from Eisenhower Senior High School in Norristown in 1955. Over the past 20 years, she worked at Aetna US Health Care as well as Quest Diagnostics. Allegra was...
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Helen T. (nee Zonsa) Ritrovato

May 4, 1925 - December 20, 2017

Helen T. Ritrovato (nee Zonsa), of Norristown, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. She was 92 years old. Helen was born in Phoenixville on May 4, 1925 to the late Michael and Victoria Zonsa and was the wife to the late Dr. Ralph A. Ritrovato, DDS who passed away in 2010. During WWII, Helen volunteered at Valley Forge Hospital working as a...
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Parker Bradford & Bryan David Lukens

December 13, 2017

Parker Bradford Lukens, 6, and Bryan David Lukens Jr., 11, passed away Wednesday, December 13th in a tragic house fire at their place of residence in Schwenksville, PA. The boys are survived by their loving parents Tracy (Blocklinger) Lukens and Bryan David Lukens Sr. They are also survived by their sister Soffia Lynn Lukens, 9 years old. The boys attended Schwenksville Elementary and...
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Mary Parker "Molly" Putnam

March 31, 1936 - December 13, 2017

Mary Parker Putnam "Molly" passed away on December 13, 2017 at age 81. Born in Washington, D.C. on March 31, 1936, Mary was the daughter of Dorothy (Pryor) and Col. John Scott Parker, Jr. As a youth she was an Air Force "brat", and lived in Berlin, West Germany from 1948-49 while her father flew planes for the Berlin Airlift. Her family also lived in Bethesda Md. and Washington DC. She graduated...
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Parker Bradford & Bryan David Lukens, Jr.

December 13, 2017

Parker Bradford Lukens, 6, and Bryan David Lukens Jr., 11, passed away Wednesday, December 13th in a tragic house fire at their place of residence in Schwenksville, PA. The boys are survived by their loving parents Tracy (Blocklinger) Lukens and Bryan David Lukens Sr. They are also survived by their sister Soffia Lynn Lukens, 9 years old. The boys attended Schwenksville Elementary and...
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James J. Himsworth, Jr.

August 4, 1931 - December 10, 2017

James J. Himsworth Jr. of Worcester passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017 at the age of 86. Born in Worcester on August 4, 1931, he was the son of the late Mary (née McCabe) and James J. Himsworth Sr. He attended Roman Catholic High School, Villanova University, and Villanova University School of Law. He was a well respected attorney and a 50 year member of the Montgomery Bar Association....
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Gertrude Julia (nee Bello) Lubrano

February 15, 1928 - December 7, 2017

Gertrude Julia Lubrano (nee Bello) of Eagleville, Pa was welcomed into heaven on December 7, 2017 at 89 years old. Trudy was born on February 15, 1928 to the late Alberto and Antoinetta Bello (nee Granata) of Philadelphia. Trudy was the devoted wife of 67 years to Rocco Vincent, loving mother to Joseph Lubrano, and Gina Marie Destafney (John) and affectionate and tender grandmother to...
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William "Bill" Clinton Phillips

June 21, 1920 - December 5, 2017

William "Bill" Clinton Phillips of Plymouth Meeting, went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2017 at 97. He was born to the late Eva Olive (Gable) and George Martin Phillips the 21st of June, 1920 on Rodman Street in Philadelphia. William graduated from A. D. Eisenhower High School in Norristown in June, 1940. From November, 1941 to November, 1945 Bill served as a Technical Sergeant in...
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Sarah E. (nee Ream) Noone

December 5, 2017

Sarah E. Noone (nee: Ream) passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017 at age 89. Born March 21, 1928 in Windber, PA, Sarah was the daughter of Etta (Reed) and Willis F. Ream. She resided in Blue Bell with her beloved husband, Paul Noone who passed away in 2006. Sarah was the loving mother of James Noone and David Noone. She was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. Degree...
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Helen Patricia (nee McGovern) Reighn

January 9, 1954 - December 3, 2017

Helen Patricia Reighn (nee McGovern) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Sunday December 3, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Born January 9, 1954, in Bryn Mawr, she was the daughter of Helen P. (nee Harkins) McGovern and the late George P. McGovern, Jr. She was the beloved wife of Charles D. Reighn with whom she shared 42 years of marriage. Patty was a Medical Technologist in...
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Flora Helene Rockovitz

December 3, 2017

Flora Helene Rockovitz passed away peacefully on December 3, 2017 at age 80. Born in Utica, NY, Flora was the daughter of Clara (Glick) and Harry Rockovitz. She resided at the Abramson Center in North Wales, PA. Flora was a hearing specialist at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit and worked in many schools in the area. Flora's Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at...
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Carrie M. Beatty

December 2, 2017

Carrie M. Beatty passed away peacefully in Sebring, FL on December 2, 2017 at age 91. Born in Evansburg, PA on October 5, 1926, Carrie was the daughter of Myrtle (Graham) and Lawrence Housel. Prior to moving to Florida, she resided King of Prussia with her beloved husband, Ira N. Beatty, who passed away in 1997. Carrie is survived by her nephew, James E. Beatty (Nancy) of Sebring, FL. and many...
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Rosemary S. Pitzer

November 29, 2017

Rosemary S. Pitzer passed away peacefully on November 29, 2017 at age 92. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on August 31, 1925, Rosemary was the daughter of Anna (Cunningham) and James P. Steimer. Before moving to Gilbert, AZ, Rosemary lived in Montgomeryville, PA with her beloved husband, the late Thomas C. Pitzer, Jr. Rosemary was the loving mother of the late Janyce L. Piccolo (the late Robert Piccolo...
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Jane E. (née Cagliola) Mullen

February 24, 1929 - November 28, 2017

Jane E. Mullen, née Cagliola, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2017 at age 88. Born in Norristown on February 24, 1929, she remained a life-long resident. The love of her life, William G. Mullen, passed away in 2015. Jane was the loving mother of Diane E. Hartsell (William), William M. Mullen (Maria), and James F. Mullen (Sara). She was the cherished grandmother of seven and great...
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John T. Strobeck

October 23, 1946 - November 24, 2017

John T. Strobeck passed away on November 24, 2017 at the age of 71. He was born to the late Dorothy and John R. Strobeck on October 23, 1946 in Philadelphia. John was a member of the United States Army, and served in the Vietnam War. He then went on to become a salesman for Eureka, and lived in both North Carolina and Pennsylvania. John loved all Philadelphia sports teams, especially the...
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Anne M. McNelis

November 23, 2017

Anne M. McNelis of Blue Bell, formerly of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 23, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was 71 years old. Born July 10, 1946 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Anne (nee Poysden) Carr, and the beloved wife of Kenneth E. McNelis, with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. Anne had a real passion for...
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Sophia "Sophie" (nee Burry) Murray

June 5, 1926 - November 19, 2017

Sophia "Sophie" Murray passed away peacefully early Sunday, November 19, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at her residence in Norristown, PA. She was 91. Born in Swedesburg, PA on June 5, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Ignatius and Catherine (Ewanick) Burry. Surviving is her loving family of 6 sons: Jay, Patrick, Bernie, Dennis, Michael, and Knute; 3 daughters-in-law: Connie, Linda...
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Janet T. O'Connor

May 10, 1923 - November 17, 2017

Janet T. O'Connor passed away with her family by her side on Friday, November 17, 2017 at age 94. Born May 10, 1923 in Middleport, PA, Janet was the daughter of Mary (Victor) and Francis Yavulla. Her husband, Finbarr M. O'Connor, Sr. passed away in 2016 after 69 years of marriage. Janet and Finbarr raised their family in Plymouth Meeting before retiring in East Norriton. Janet was the loving...
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Anthony Michael Vernacchio

October 2, 1941 - November 17, 2017

Anthony Michael Vernacchio of Royersford passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Anthony was born in Norristown, PA on October 2, 1941 to the late Michael and Josephine Vernacchio (nee Milito). Anthony was the devoted husband of 55 years to Roseanne (nee Monastero), beloved father to Donna Roberto (David), Michael Vernacchio, Sharon Sheehan (Mike Harney), and...
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Marie A. Barbine

January 7, 1936 - November 16, 2017

Marie A. Barbine of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 16, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 81 years old. Born January 7, 1936 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Carmella (nee Bruno) DiNolfi and the beloved wife of Amedeo Barbine with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Marie was employed by AT&T for 23 years. She was a past president...
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Francis J. Ciccarone

March 5, 1933 - November 16, 2017

Francis J. Ciccarone, of Huntington Valley, and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 16, 2017, with his family by his side. Born March 5, 1933 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (nee Paul) Ciccarone, the beloved father of Holly Pasquini, and grandfather of Gabrielle Pasquini. In addition to Holly and Gabrielle, Francis is...
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Carl J. Lundy

January 22, 1927 - November 13, 2017

Carl J. Lundy, Sr. of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday November 13, 2017, with his family by his side. He was 90 years old. Born January 22, 1927 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Carl H. and Mary (nee Master) Lundy and the beloved husband of Joan (nee Carr) Lundy. Carl served in World War II as a Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Forces. He worked as an electrical...
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Phyllis H. Dorn

June 4, 1929 - November 13, 2017

Phyllis H. Dorn, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017 at the age of 88. She was born in Philadelphia on June 4, 1929 to the late Arline (nee Wisner) and Frederick Herzel. Phyllis was predeceased by her loving husband, James Vernon Dorn. She is survived by her beloved children Alan Dorn (Annie) and Mary Beth Dorn. Phyllis is also survived by her wonderful caretaker, Princess....
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Edward J. "Duke" Durante

February 24, 1948 - November 11, 2017

Edward J. "Duke" Durante, of West Norriton, passed away on November 11, 2017 at the age of 69. He was born on February 24, 1948 to the late Florence and Edward A. Durante in Norristown. Ed is survived by his children, who he shared with Candace Durante; Kira Jolles, Kori Springer (Chad), Kelly Knauf (Nicholas), Jaala Dellangelo (John), and Mallory Cooper (Corey). He is also survived by two...
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Walter T. Thomas

November 10, 2017

Walter T. Thomas, of King of Prussia, passed peacefully on Friday November 10, 2017. He was 77 years old. Walter, born in Shamokin (Tharptown), PA, was son to the late Charles and Betty (nee Reed) Thomas and the beloved husband of Judith (nee Martin) Thomas. Walter proudly served our Country for most of his life spending more than 20 years in Active Duty Military Service and 30 years in Civil...
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George L. Taylor

December 23, 1931 - November 9, 2017

George L. Taylor, 85, of West Chester, formerly of Audubon PA, passed away at home on November 9, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born December 23, 1931 in Havertown to the late William and Margaret (nee Murphy) Taylor. George was a graduate of West Catholic High School and Drexel University. He was the former CFO of Hale Resources Inc. and Evans Clay Company. George is survived by his loving...
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John M. Fino

October 20, 1930 - November 9, 2017

Dr. John M. Fino passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017 at age 87. Born October 20, 1930, John was the son of Catherine (Pisto) and Anthony Fino. He is survived by his niece, Lisa M. Fino, her children, John Thomas and Joseph Anthony Fino, and his good friend, Carla Wagner. John was preceded in death by his brother, Donald J. Fino and his sister-in law Marie A. Fino (nee Sedlock). John...
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Patricia Ann (nee Farrell) Kurtz

January 30, 1960 - November 5, 2017

Patricia Ann Kurtz (nee Farrell) of Collegeville, passed away peacefully at Phoenixville Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was 57 years old. Born Jan. 30, 1960, in Chestnut Hill, Patti was the daughter of John 'Jack' Farrell and the late Rita (nee Olivieri) Farrell and the beloved wife of David Kurtz, with whom she shared 13 years of marriage. Patti,...
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Edward "Norm" Ziegler

November 5, 2017

Edward "Norm" Ziegler passed away peacefully on November 5th 2017, surrounded by family. He was the beloved Father of 3 daughters, Cathy Carfagno of East Norriton, PA, Cheryl & Peter Auerbach of Groton, CT and Cindy & Mark Huston of Longwood, FL. He was a beloved Grandfather of Lindsay (Carfagno) & Kevin O'Brien, Jessica Carfagno, Brittany (Auerbach) & Chris Hebert, Oliver Auerbach, Paige Huston,...
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Carol M. (nee DeCerio) Graham

April 1, 1933 - November 4, 2017

Carol M. Graham (nee DeCerio) of Royersford and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Saturday November 4, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 84 years old. Born April 1, 1933 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late James and Anna (nee Muscarella) DeCerio "DeCesare" and the beloved wife of the late Leonard A. Graham, Sr. Carol, along with her late husband...
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Margaret Mary Catagnus

November 3, 2017

On November 3, 2017, Margaret Mary "Peggy" (Vuotto) Catagnus, age 79, peacefully passed away. Born and raised in Norristown, PA, Peggy was the loving daughter of Francis P. Vuotto and Margaret Mary (Lawless) Vuotto and younger sister of Cecelia Ann Haney, all of whom predeceased her. She was the former wife of Charles J. Catagnus, Jr. and loving mother of Charles (Holly), Thomas (Kathleen),...
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John Joseph McPhelim

March 13, 1928 - October 30, 2017

John Joseph McPhelim of Audubon, Pennsylvania passed away on October 30, 2017 at the age of 89. John was a loving son, husband, son-in-law, father, father-in-law, grandfather, uncle and loving friend. John was born to Patrick and Mary (Griffin) in Brooklyn, New York on March 13, 1928. He turned down a minor league baseball contract with the Chicago Cubs and enlisted in the United States...
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Barbara N. Lloyd

April 12, 1946 - October 29, 2017

Barbara N. Lloyd of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 29, 2017 at home with her family. Born April 12, 1946 in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Justin and Motlea (nee Spigel) Neuhoff, and the beloved wife of John "Jack" Lloyd. Barb was a woman who found good in everyone. Loving, caring and giving, she embodied the word nice. Her family was the most fortunate...
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Gloria June (nee Girard) Greeby

December 11, 1929 - October 28, 2017

Gloria June Greeby (nee Girard) of Lansdale passed away peacefully on October 28, 2017 at age 87. She was born on December 11, 1929 in Philadelphia to the late Helen (nee Vandegrift) and Stephen Girardi. Gloria was the devoted mother to Ralph Gallo (Patty) and the late John and David Gallo, loving sister to Connie Biancacci (Bill), doting grandmother to Elana, Edward, David, Joseph, and Mark,...
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Roberta "Robin" J. Campbell

April 1, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Roberta "Robin" J. Campbell of Norristown passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 28, 2017. She was 79 years old. She was born in Norristown on April 1, 1938 to the late Raymond and Emma (Pataky) Campbell. Robin was very active in her community, especially in her church, St. Francis of Assisi. She also belonged to the Ladies of St. Francis. Robin is survived by her...
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Gertrude M. Kelly

November 15, 1921 - October 26, 2017

Gertrude M. Kelly of Worcester passed away peacefully with her loving niece and nephew by her side on October 26, 2017 at age 95. She was born on November 15, 1921 in Norristown to the late Mary Ellen (nee Cummings) and William Thomas Kelly. She will be remembered for being a happy, gracious woman who called everyone Friend, who loved to travel, loved her family and friends, loved the Church,...
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Philomena Slattery

March 29, 1941 - October 26, 2017

Philomena Slattery of Trooper, passed away peacefully on Thursday October 26, 2017. Born March 29, 1941 in Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Dominica (nee Palmese) Longo, and the beloved wife of 57 years of Francis R. Slattery. Mena, or "Miss Mena" as she was affectionately known by her preschoolers, was retired but had taught at Twin Acres Country Day School and The...
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Arthur M. Dilworth, Sr.

October 23, 2017

Arthur M. Dilworth Sr. of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 at the age of 69. Born April 16, 1948 in Upper Merion, PA, Arthur was the son of the late Lena (nee Cofield) and Francis Dilworth Sr. He worked as a millwright at Merck & Co. Arthur shared four beloved children with Catherine F. Dilworth. He was the father of Shawn "Kelly" Bojanowski (Stephen), Arthur "AJ"...
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Mildred E. Benedict

April 16, 1940 - October 23, 2017

Mildred E. Benedict passed away peacefully at her home in Norristown on October 23, 2017 at age 77. Born April 16, 1940 in Oxford, PA, Mildred was the daughter of Anne A. (Shields) and J. Paul Evans. Her beloved husband, Carl V. Benedict, passed away in 2004. Mildred was the loving mother of Wendy A. Goodreau (Chris) and Kristyne M. Todd. She was the cherished grandmother of John M. Loftus,...
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Robert M. Conner

April 14, 1928 - October 20, 2017

Robert M. Conner of Norristown passed away peacefully at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery on October 20, 2017 at age 89. Born April 14, 1928 in Kennett Square, PA Bob was the son of the late Evelyn (Smedley) and George L. Conner. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1946, serving in Germany with the Occupation Forces for 3 ½ years. During that time he was chosen to be a court room guard at the...
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Kevin J. Gilinger

April 16, 1960 - October 19, 2017

Kevin J. Gilinger, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday October 19, 2017. He was 57 years old. Born April 16, 1960 in Norristown, he was the son of the late William P., Jr. and Gertrude (nee Evans) Gilinger, and the beloved husband of Laura (nee Lukaszewski) Gilinger. Kevin worked in retail for many years and from time to time, he also worked as a DJ. He enjoyed fine cuisine and...
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Robert K. McLain

October 18, 2017

Robert K. McLain, retired business executive, died October 18, 2017 at his home in Phoenixville, PA. He was 91. Mr. McLain retired in 1991 from his position as Vice President and Controller of Alco Standard Corporation (later Ikon Office Solutions, Inc., acquired by the Ricoh Company). He continued on a part-time basis managing various Delaware-based investment companies of Alco, Ikon, Unisource...
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Elizabeth Mary Farley

October 18, 2017

Elizabeth Mary Farley, of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017 at the age of 62. She was the daughter of the late Robert Nolan Farley, of Hazelton, and Mary Agnes (Cassidy) Farley. She is survived by her sister and "twin" Patricia Elizabeth Farley, and her brother Thomas Patrick Farley. She is also survived by her beloved niece, Tina-Marie Veronica Farley (Niclous Cone) as...
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Kevin N. Murray

May 30, 1925 - October 15, 2017

Kevin N. Murray passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017 at age 92. Born May 30, 1925 in Philadelphia, Kevin was the son of Margaret (McGee) and John B. Murray. He resided in Blue Bell with his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Murphy) Murray and was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Josephine (Cunningham) Murray. Kevin was the loving father of Kevin Murray, Jr. (Joyce), Michael Murray ...
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BettyAnn (nee Young) von Wallmenich

October 12, 2017

BettyAnn von Wallmenich (Young), a retired Editor and Word Processor, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 after a long illness. She was 78. Mrs. von Wallmenich, of Blue Bell, was a Word Processor and Assistant Editor at Betz-Converse-Murdoch from 1975 to 1980 and a Word Processor for MATSCO, Word Processor/Manager for GE-M&DSO Research & Development and Technical Editor for GE/Lockheed Martin from...
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Anna Marie (nee Iacovetti) Orler

October 11, 2017

Anna Marie Orler (Iacovetti), 90, of Conshohocken passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017 surrounded by her family and her caregiver, Amy Adams. She was born on June 6, 1927 in Mogeetown, Plymouth Township to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Capriotti) Iacovetti.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Orler and four siblings, Alfred, James, Dominic, and Mary...
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Barry Noval

October 9, 2017

Barry Noval, 83 of Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 9, 2017 at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Irving and Leonore (nee Zitver) Noval. Barry had a successful career as an inorganic chemist with specialties in aerospace, electrical and environmental sciences. Barry is survived by his wife Marian of 55 years,...
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Thomas (Tom) F. Keane, Jr.

November 1, 1935 - October 7, 2017

Thomas F. Keane, Jr. (Tom), age 81, passed away with his family by his side on October 7, 2017. Tom was the beloved husband of Lisa Linda (Lupinacci) Keane of 64 years. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 1, 1935 to Mary (Walsh) and Thomas F. Keane, Sr. Tom was the loving father of Tina Krinsky (Julian), the late Thomas F. Keane, III (Ann) and Lisa Keane-Burgstahler (Joe). He was...
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Barbara Rose Mahoney Schwartz

April 13, 1948 - October 6, 2017

Barbara Rose Mahoney Schwartz, age 69, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 6, 2017. She was born in Pottsville, PA on April 13, 1948 to the late Edmund and Rose (Devers) Mahoney. She is proceeded in death by her cherished husband Ronald J. Schwartz. Barbara was the loving mother of Colleen Derfler (Kurt), Jennifer Woodson (Robert) and Ronald D. Schwartz (Kristy). ...
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Paul Raymond Koons

November 10, 1927 - October 4, 2017

Paul Raymond Koons, born November 10, 1927 to Paul Albert Koons and Alice Ralston Butler Koons, entered eternal rest on the morning of Wednesday, October 4th at Phoenixville Hospital. Paul's departure left a heartbroken but loving family that includes his wife of 65 years, Helen Jane Canning Koons, a son, William Jeffrey Koons and a daughter, Karin Alyce Koons Stocking and their spouses...
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John G. Proietto

September 12, 1968 - October 2, 2017

John G. Proietto of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on Monday October 2, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 49 years old. John was born September 12, 1968 in Norristown, and was the son of the late George "Crab" Proietto and Loretta Guardino and the beloved husband of Diane (nee Faccenda). John enjoyed his craft as a painter, and was the owner and operator of JPS Coatings. He...
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Keith J. Hardman, Jr.

May 20, 1931 - October 2, 2017

Dr. Keith J. Hardman Jr. of Collegeville passed into eternal life on October 2, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 86. Born May 20,1931 in Richburg, NY, he was the loving son to the late Frances Marie Drumm and Keith Jordan Hardman Sr. Beloved Husband to Jean Ethel Parker, married on June 22, 1963, and celebrated 54 years this past June! Loving father to Carolyn Hardman,...
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Ann Oppert Cubberley

November 26, 1923 - September 30, 2017

Ann Oppert Cubberley of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on September 30th, 2017 at the age of 93. Born November 26th, 1923 in Philadelphia to the late Francis and Mary (nee Piller) Oppert; she was the wife of the late Donald A. Cubberley. Ann was a homemaker who cared for her loving children, Frances M. Cubberley (Christa Henderson), and Donna C. Voorhees (David). In addition to her...
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Elizabeth Mary Odessa

March 28, 1981 - September 30, 2017

Elizabeth Mary Odessa of Norristown was born into eternal life on September 30, 2017 at age 36. Born March 28, 1981 in Phoenixville, she was the devoted and loving daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth Mary Odessa. She was welcomed into heaven by her late sister Kathleen Odessa. She was the loving sister to her "boys" Patrick, Jonathan Sr. (Kathryn), Ryan (Lindsey), and Seth, doting aunt to...
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Anthony J. "Tut" Bontempo

September 28, 2017

Anthony J. "Tut" Bontempo, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 28, 2017. He was 87 years old. Born July 31, 1930 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Dominic and Sue (nee Petaccio) Bontempo and the beloved husband of Helen Marie (nee Schott) Bontempo with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Tut was a US Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean War. He...
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Jerome Hoffman

August 25, 1930 - September 25, 2017

Jerome Hoffman passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 25, 2017 at age 87. Born in New York on August 25, 1930, Jerry was the son of Matilde (Rosenthal) and Meyer Hoffman. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 53 years, Violet (Mukamal) Hoffman. Jerry was the loving father of Lorraine Hoffman and Michael Hoffman. He is also survived by his sisters,...
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Edward J. Sciarra

August 15, 1948 - September 24, 2017

Edward J. Sciarra, 69 of Blue Bell passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 24, 2017 at Suburban Community Hospital. He was born on August 15, 1948 in North Philadelphia to Rita (nee Giuffrida) and the late Edward P. Sciarra. Eddie was a devoted brother to Joyce Levin (Leonard) and Mario Sciarra (Debbie), loving uncle to Samuel, Joshua, Alexa, and Nicholas, and dear...
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Laurent J. Remillard

May 23, 1934 - September 19, 2017

Laurent J. Remillard passed away peacefully on September 19, 2017 at age 83. He was born May 23, 1934 in Massachusetts; Laurent was the son of Edna (Lecuyer) and Romeo Remillard. He resided in Audubon with his beloved wife of 58 years, Ann (Holzemer) Remillard. He was the father of Laurent J. Remillard Jr., John C. Remillard, Daniel S. Remillard, and Thomas A. Remillard. He was the cherished...
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Agnes M. Anderson

August 12, 1923 - September 16, 2017

Agnes M. Anderson, of Blue Bell and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Meadows at Shannondell surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Agnes was born on August 12, 1923 to the late Adam and Letitia (nee Schisler) Anderson. She was a graduate of the Kensington High School for Girls and then enlisted in the United States Marine...
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Michelle F. Sullivan

August 23, 1953 - September 14, 2017

Michelle F. Sullivan (nee Fogel) of Norristown passed away peacefully on Thursday September 14, 2017 after a courageous four year struggle with cancer. She was 64 years old. Born August 23, 1953 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Dolores (nee Filandino) Fogel, and the wife of the late Michael Sullivan. Michelle is survived by her longtime companion Robert Smith,...
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