Madeline C. Cartafalsa Obituary


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Madeline C. Cohee Cartafalsa, 78, of Essington, formerly of Prospect Park, on October 30, 2007 peacefully at her home. She was born November 27, 1929 in Philadelphia a daughter of the late John Merrick and Mary Catherine Kelly Cohee. Madeline attended St. Monica's Commercial School and was a member of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church. She also enjoyed traveling, going to the shore and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband James V. Cartafalsa and two brothers John Cohee and James McKeffrey. She is survived by three sons Benedict Cartafalsa and his wife Christine of Glen Mills, James Cartafalsa of Ridley Park and Steven Cartafalsa and his wife Deborah of Green Cove Springs, FL; eight grandcchildren Anthony, Kevin, Danielle, James V., Justin, Cory, Shawn and Nicole; one great granddaughter Taylor Santangelo; and two sisters Mary Lou Burns of Ridley Park and Eleanor Bower of Williamsport, PA; also nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Monday after 8:30am at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home 301 Chester Pike Norwood followed by her Funeral Mass at 10am in the Church St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Essington. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church 500 Wanamaker Ave. Essington, PA 19029.