Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

On behalf of Life Celebration, I would like to thank you for your trust and provide some information on what you can expect from us. Our goal is simple - to get to know you and your family so we may provide the highest level of care in a way that is best for everyone involved. It is our pledge to do everything we can to provide you peace of mind as your family transitions through the time ahead. Again, thank you for your trust and confidence in us. If you have any questions about your loved one’s care, please do not hesitate to call me at 855-717-5224.

John F. Givnish

Our Obituaries

Louise P. Liebel

October 20, 1919 - November 17, 2020

Louise P. Liebel, of the Olney section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Louise was the beloved daughter of the late John and Louise Liebel. She was a retired secretary for the Atlantic Richfield Company. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Relatives, friends and former co-workers from ARCO are invited to her Life Celebration; Monday, November 23rd from 9AM at St. Helena...
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Maria De Los Angelos Rey

August 2, 1969 - November 16, 2020

María De Los Ángeles Rey, of Cheltenham, PA., passed away suddenly at her residence on November 16th, at the age of 51. She was born in Mexico City, Mexico, the loving daughter of Benito and Eloina Antón. Maria was the beloved wife of Terry Rey, whom she married in 2003. She was the loving mother of Thoraya, Isabella, and Nathaniel Rey. She will be sadly missed by her sisters Tere, Gloria...
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Noralba Victoria, (Español)

August 6, 1949 - November 6, 2020

Noralba Victoria, de Abington, falleció el viernes 6 de noviembre de 2020. Tenía 71 años. Noralba nació en Palmira, Colombia el 6 de agosto de 1949 y llegó a los Estados Unidos en 1983. Era una costurera talentosa y disfrutaba de la lectura, la jardinería y el Cursillo. Le encantaba albergar y cocinar comidas tradicionales colombianas para su familia y amigos. Noralba adoraba y apreciaba a...
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Noralba Victoria, (English)

August 6, 1949 - November 6, 2020

Noralba Victoria, of Abington, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020. She was 71 years old. Noralba was born in Palmira, Colombia on August 6, 1949 and came to the United States in 1983. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed reading, gardening, and Cursillo. She took joy in hosting and cooking traditional Colombian meals for her family and friends. Noralba adored and cherished her family....
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William E. Bergendahl

November 6, 2020

William E. Bergendahl, of Philadelphia, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at his residence. He was 83 years old. "Bill" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on December 8, 1936. He worked for Heintz Kelsey Hayes in Philadelphia. Bill enjoyed playing golf, reading, cooking, watching the Eagles, Phillies and boxing. But most of all, he loved spending time with...
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Bernardo DeLeon

October 31, 2020

Bernardo DeLeon, of Allentown, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away at his residence, with his family at his side on October 31, 2020 at the age of 77. He was the son of the late Juan and Carmen DeLeon. He was the Beloved husband of Aida, for over 50 years. He was the devoted father of Edgar, his wife Kelly, and Thomas and his partner Latosha. He will be sadly missed by his...
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Marie E. Callaghan

October 18, 2020

Marie E. Callaghan, age 92; on October 18, 2020 at the LifeQuest Nursing Center; Quakertown, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA. She enjoyed playing bingo, doing needlepoint and watching old movie classics, especially musicals. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed making Christmas Butter Cookies. Marie was the beloved wife of the late Paul W., to whom she was married for over 50 years....
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Eileen Dorothy Kerrigan

October 16, 2020

Eileen Dorothy Kerrigan, beloved wife of Gene Patrick Kerrigan, Sr. for over 66 years, died peacefully on Friday, October 16th, 2020 at the age of 86 in her Odenton, MD home. Eileen was the loving mother of five children, Patricia Kerrigan Chartash (Elliot), Kathleen Kerrigan Howland (John), Dr. Maureen Kerrigan, Gene Patrick Kerrigan, Jr. (Patricia) and Carolyn Kerrigan Richards (Kevin). ...
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James F. Pokorny

October 13, 2020

Pokorny, James F. 91 of East Oak Lane on October 13, 2020. James had been a teacher and an administrator for the School District of Philadelphia. James was predeceased in life by his wife Leonor, his son James and his grandson Casimir Pokorny. He is survived y his daughter Mercedes (Joe), daughter-in-law Gail Pokorny, son Joseph (Margaret Durkin) daughters Leonor (Douglas...
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Jared D. Crutchfield

October 4, 2020

Jared D. Crutchfield, of Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 10. Jared was the beloved son of Kelvin Crutchfield and Brandi Ross; cherished brother of Crystal Mohan, Jacob Mohan, Jazmin Crutchfield, and Savannah Crutchfield; loving grandson of Susan Mohan; caring nephew of Amanda White (Akil) and Eddie Ross (Janice).Also surviving are many Aunts, Uncles,...
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Marguerite A. Tiegs

September 30, 2020

Marguerite A. Tiegs, age 80; passed away on September 30, 2020 in Abington, PA. Marguerite was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She love being with her family; especially with her grandchildren. She loved animals, and she loved her soap operas. Marguerite was the beloved wife of Albert J. Tiegs. They were married for over 54 years. She was the loving mother of Theresa Ann Tiegs,...
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William Ernest Garrett

January 18, 1951 - September 21, 2020

In Loving Memory of William Ernest Garrett In the cold bitter winter of 1951 in Philadelphia, PA, God breathed life into a precious bundle of joy. On January 18, God blessed the late Zack and Drucilla Garrett with their first gift from Heaven; William Ernest Garrett. William was affectionately known as "June" to all of his family and friends. June was the oldest of three children, Zack 3rd and...
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Nylah Isabella Rosa-Thorpe

November 9, 2015 - August 26, 2020

Nylah Isabella Rosa-Thorpe was born on November 9, 2015 at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Nylah came into the world smiling and continued to use that smile to brighten the lives of everyone she met. Nylah's smile was only the tip of the iceberg, her laughter, energy, intelligence, and pure joy were unmatched. Nylah quickly began communicating at an above average language level and...
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Barbara Mary Deitrich

July 22, 2020

Sr. Barbara Mary Deitrich, 72, a Sister of the Redeemer who was called by God to be a healing presence in a hurting world, died July 22, 2020. Sr. Barbara was born and raised in Pottsville, Pa. and was the daughter of the late John and Julia Deitrich and the beloved and devoted sister of Janie, Monica (John), and Mary (Joe). She was the loving aunt of Emily, Becky, Danny, Joey, and grandnephews...
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Sibrena Helena Tosado

July 13, 2020

Sibrena Helena Tosado, age 63, passed away after being critically injured by a hit and run driver while riding her motorcycle on July 13, 2020. Sibrena was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 27th 1957 to Mary Constintino and Robert Savoy. She graduated from Martin Luther King High School in 1975. Sibrena had the energy of a much younger person. She could run rings around people...
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James (Jim) Thomas Keough

July 11, 2020

James (Jim) Thomas Keough, a resident of Warminster Township since 1987, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Abington Hospital. He was 73 years old. Jim was born in Philadelphia, Pa; son of James M. Keough and Evelyn M. Keough (Furlong.) He was their only child. Jim is survived by his former wife, Kathleen T. Ruddy, his son, Eric J. Keough and his granddaughter, Ryleigh Mae Keough. Jim...
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William A. "Bill" Collins

September 19, 1944 - July 7, 2020

United States Army First Sergeant William A. Collins III, AKA "Big Bill" was the oldest of two children born to the late William A. Collins Jr. and the late Gladys Collins. His youngest sibling Edith Collins was born to William A. Collins Jr. and her mother also named Edith Collins. He is preceded in death by his younger brother Robert Collins. He was born on September 19, 1944 in Philadelphia,...
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Yvonne Lewis

July 2, 2020

Yvonne Lewis passed away peaceful at home surrounded with family on July 2nd, 2020. She was born to Dorothy and William Smith in Troy, New York and shortly there after returned to Philadelphia, Pa where for her 70 years were packed with family, friends and love. She grew up in the West Oaklane section of the city on Weidner Place with her 5 brothers and sisters Patricia, Pamela, Ronald, Lionel...
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Maryanne Hennessey

June 13, 2020

Maryanne Hennessey, age 80; on June 13, 2020 at Roosevelt Nursing Home in NE Philadelphia. She was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth Farmer. She was a retired Home Health Aide who worked for many years taking care of numerous people with her amazing care and sense of humor. Maryanne enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with her god daughters and...
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Pho Noy

June 13, 2020

Pho Noy, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020. She was 85 years old. Pho was born on October 20, 1934 in Battambang, Cambodia to the late Teah Phorn and Touch Noy. She worked independently as a cleaning lady and enjoyed spending time with her family at gatherings. Her faith as a christian was also important in her life. She is survived by her children: Yon Noy, Hak Phan,...
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Erik T. von Schmetterling, MD

June 3, 2020

Erik T. von Schmetterling MD, of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was 67 years old. Erik was born in Munich, Germany and later immigrated to the United States as a child. He was the husband to James V. Shrode with whom he is survived by. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Rebecca Shrode. Erik Graduated from Queens College in the UK and practiced Emergency Room...
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Ana Diaz

May 25, 2020

The Diaz family is saddened to announce the passing of Ana "Ada" Diaz. She passed peacefully at Temple Hospital on May 25, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA at the age of 87. Ana is survived by her children Maximina, Samuel, Edwin (Naomi), Norma (Dario), Jorge (Lucy), Nereida (Marcos), and Jannette (Carlos). She is preceded in death by her husband Valeriano Diaz Rivera. Ana was born on May 16, 1933...
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Teresa O. (nee Ortiz) Rivera

May 24, 2020

Teresa O. Rivera (nee Ortiz), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the age of 93. Teresa was the beloved wife of the late Pedro Rivera; devoted mother of Maria Torres, Victor Rivera, Ana Rivera, Jose Rivera, Miguel Rivera, Gilberto Rivera, Raymon Rivera, Josefina Rivera, Carmen Rios, Betsy Rivera, Geraldo Rivera, Hector Rivera, Irma Rivera,...
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Damascene L. M. Pierre

May 10, 2020

PIERRE Jr. Damascene L. M Pierre was born on January 28, 1930 in the town of Mirebalais, Haiti, to the late Joseph Camille Pierre of Jacmel, and Delcarme Celestin Pierre of Mirebalais. He was the 10th of eleven children: Hezione, Joseph Camille Jr., Duquesne, Medecianne, Kivranie, Carmelite, Flaxman, Miraclide, Miraculaise and Orphilia. He completed his primary education under the...
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Eleanor Burgoon

May 5, 2020

Eleanor Burgoon, age 89; on May 5, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Nursing Home at Stapley of Germantown. She was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late James and Bertha Burgoon. She was a retired Secretary who worked for many years at R.E. Carek Construction CO., for the city of Philadelphia in the Tax Office, and for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Eleanor loved to watch ice skating,...
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Theresa (nee Puttner) Palmrich

May 5, 2020

Theresa (nee Gradl) Palmrich, aka Tante Theresa of Hatboro, Pa., passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the age of 94. Theresa was the beloved wife of the late John Palmrich. Daughter of the late Georg and Anna Gradl. Loving Aunt of Rosemarie, Theresa, Marianne, John, Joseph, and Michael. Also survived by great nieces and nephews, and extended family in the US and Germany. Tante enjoyed knitting...
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Dolores Marie McKenna

February 12, 1940 - May 4, 2020

Dolores Marie McKenna passed away on May 4, born February 12, 1940. She grew up in Port Carbon, PA where she attended St. Stephen's Elementary School and then Nativity High School in Pottsville. A graduate of Millersville University, she taught for almost 4 decades at Tamaqua Elementary School, while living in Pottsville for most of her adult life. As a regular visitor to her sister Rosemary in...
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Joseph F. "Joe" McCann

April 20, 2020

Joseph F." Joe" McCann, age 92, passed away on April 20, 2020, at his residence at the Philadelphia Protestant Home. He was born in Philadelphia, PA. He was the son of the late Henry and Helen McCann. Joe was the beloved father of Alma Mandato (her husband Tom), Elaine Jones (her Husband Rich), Joanne Cuffey, Gregory McCann , the late Michael McCann, and Steven McCann ( his wife Ann). He...
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Martina Tina Lyons

February 17, 1929 - April 13, 2020

Martina Tina Lyons fondly known as "Tina" was born in Philadelphia on February 17th 1929 to Roosevelt Roberts and Effie Mae (Williams) Roberts and passed away on April 13th 2020. Martina's Christian journey was enlightened very early in life. She was a very devout Christian attending St. Elizabeth Parish, Shekinah Glory Ministries, under the late Pastor Delores Williams where she became a fire...
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Richard "Rich" Meenan

April 3, 2020

Richard "Rich" Meenan, age 58 passed away suddenly on April 3, 2020 at his residence in Philadelphia, PA. He was born in Philadelphia, son of the late Edward and Joan Meenan. Rich was the beloved husband of Bronwyn Gurley married for 15 years, together for 33 years. He will be sadly missed by his "sis" Tricia, her husband Lou McAfoos, his big brother Ed, his mother-in-law, sister and brother...
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Raymond L. Applegate

March 30, 2020

APPLEGATE Raymond L. Jr., of Lawncrest Philadelphia, passed away on March 30th at the age of 64. Ray was the loving husband of Jennifer (need Evans) for 24 years, and the father to Raymond L. III (Stacey), David (Jenna), Joseph, Shane, Dillon, Jennifer, and the late Frances. Ray will be greatly missed by his four caring grandchildren; Raymond IV, Olivia, Robert, and John. Raymond was the...
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Arturo Carreon Pabustan

October 12, 1944 - March 30, 2020

Arturo Carreon Pabustan, 75, a resident of Elkins Park, went to the Lord at his home on March 30, 2020. He was born on October 12, 1944 in Bataan, Philippines and was the son of the late Felix Pabustan and Candida Carreon Pabustan. Arturo served six years in the United States Navy. After his military service, Arturo worked for 34 years at Albert Einstein Medical Center as a cardiac...
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Luis Alfonso Ariza

February 4, 1941 - March 22, 2020

Luis Alfonso Ariza 79, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Monday, March 22, 2020. Luis was born in Colombia on February 4, 1941 son of the late Alfonzo Moreno and Rosa Ariza. He was the beloved father of Luz Ariza, Sonia Munoz, Juan Carlos Ariza Bolivar, and Luis Alfonso Osirio Molano. He will be sdaly missed by his many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and by all who knew him. Luis...
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Rodney R. Wyffels

October 24, 1953 - March 12, 2020

Rodney R. Wyffels, of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at home. He was 66 years old. Rod was born on October 24, 1953 in Philadelphia. He and his wife Wanda K. (née Wolfe) Wyffels got married on March 5, 1977 and had 43 years together. Rod graduated from Lansdowne Aldan High School in 1971 where he was on the football and wrestling teams and made great memories. After high...
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Bong Thi Cao

March 7, 2020

Bong Thi Cao, Vietnamese American, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the age of 85. Bong is predeceased by her parents, Chinh Cao and Mau Hoang, and her beloved husband, Tinh Dang. Bong is survived by her sons Stevens Dang, Khanh Dang, Hau Dang, Hiep Dang, Michael Dang; and daughter Thu Hien Dang; sister Xom Cao; brother Chung Cao, seventeen...
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Ellen I. (nee Graff) Mazzoni

February 14, 2020

Ellen I. Mazzoni (nee Graff), age 91, passed away Valentine's Day February 14, 2020 at her home. She is the wife of the late Stephen J. Mazzoni, Sr. who died in 2008. She is the loving mother of Linda White and her husband Roy, Stephen J. Mazzoni, Jr. and his wife Mary, Michael A. Mazzoni and his wife Dee, Ellen M. and Teresa M. Mazzoni. She was the dear sister of the late Joyce Szczurek and...
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Eugene Edward White

December 29, 1934 - February 11, 2020

Eugene Edward White, age 85, of Philadelphia passed away on February 11th, 2020. He was born December 29, 1934 in Palmyra NJ. Son of Eugene White and Lucille (nee Edgerton). He was the beloved husband of Annie White (nee McIver), devoted father of Ernie(Denise), Anthony (Nichele), and Eric (Karen), loving grandfather of Shanay, Jamal, Christyn, Anthony, Idris, Jacqueline, Christina, Eric, Jr.,...
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Long Thanh Nguyen

February 7, 2020

NGUYEN Long Thanh Nguyen, of Philadelphia, passed away on Feburary 7th 2020 at the age of 55. Long was the loving husband of Yen T. Le of 20 wonderful years, and the caring father to William Nguyen. Long was the brother of Nhung Trinh, Dien Nguyen, Hung Nguyen, and Dang Nguyen. Long will also be greatly missed by all the extended members of the Nhung, Dien, Hung, and Dang families. Long...
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Margaret Mary (nee Boyce) McBride

January 23, 2020

McBRIDE, Margaret Mary (nee Boyce) "Peg" of Olney 101 on January 23rd peacefully at her residence. Beloved wife of the late Charles McBride and dearest mother of Fran McFadden, Charles McBride (Eileen), Sadie McBride (John), Gene McBride ( Grace) , Patrick McBride (Linda), and the late Martin McBride. Margaret is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great- great-...
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Philomina C. Rocco

March 3, 1923 - January 20, 2020

Philomina C. Rocco, of Philadelphia, passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Jeanes Hospital. She was 96 years old. Philomina was born on March 3, 1923 to the late Generosa and Anna (née Rukita) Cefalo in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late Michael R. Rocco who passed away in 2014. Philomina attended South Philadelphia High School as well as the Moore College of Art and Design. She...
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Vireak Yav

January 18, 2020

Vireak Yav, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. He was 63 years old. Vireak was born on June 20, 1956 in Takeo, Cambodia to the late Por Yav and Muth Yav. He was the husband to his wife, Teang Eang with whom he is survived by. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children: Phoebe Yav and her husband Sam, Mengly Yav, and Kim Yav and her husband Anthony. He is...
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Joan Patricia (Fitzgerald) Devine

July 29, 1934 - January 13, 2020

Joan Patricia Devine (Fitzgerald) 85, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020. She was surrounded by her family. Joan was born on July 29, 1934 to Joseph and Catherine (Morrin) Fitzgerald. She was the beloved sister of the late Mary Callahan (late Bob), Catherine France (late Ted), late Margaret Wysocki (Whitey). On September 24, 1955 Joan married the late John Joseph...
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Stephen E. Haviland

January 4, 2020

HAVILAND, Stephen E. 65 on Jan. 4, 2020. Dearest husband of Susan Marie (nee Wilsey) Haviland, Father of Elyse & Colin (Amanda) Haviland , Grandfather of Cameryn and Jackson Haviland. Stephen is also survived by his brothers & sisters; Sister Denise Haviland O.P. , John (Terri), Ann (Peter), Gene, Eileen, Daniel (Ellen), Patrick (Anna), Paul (Karen), Karen (Fergus) Malone and Matthew...
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William T. McCray, Sr.

December 13, 2019

William T. McCray, Sr., of Levittown, passed away on December 13, 2019. He was 81 years old. "Bill" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Easton, PA to the late Reverne McCray and Marjorie (née Thomas) Whiteman and was also predeceased by his stepfather, Oliver Whiteman. He was the husband to the late Joyce E. (née Eisenbrey) McCray who passed away in 1995....
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Frank N. Ebner

December 10, 2019

Frank N. Ebner of Philadelphia, passed away on December 10 at the age of 98. Frank is survived by his loving wife Roslyn (nee Smith) his daughters Roseanne Buccinni (Bill) and Linda Ellis (Frank), his stepchildren Joan Kirkwood (Jack), Donna Smelzer (Dennis), Jim Baker (Kathy) and the late Mark Baker. Frank also leaves behind 7 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 3 step...
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Julia Betancourt

December 7, 2019

Julia Betancourt, of Philadelphia, passed away on December 7th 2019, at the age of 81. Julia is survived by her loving husband Fernando Bentancourt of 60 wonderful years. Julia was the loving mother of Carlos Betancourt, and Norma Betancourt; and an adoring grandmother to Justin Alan Cogbill, and Alexa Nicole Cogbill. Julia will be greatly missed by her six sisters; Aurea Bentancourt (Jesus),...
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Gloria Santiago Bayle

April 13, 1934 - November 28, 2019

Gloria Santiago Bayle 4-13-34 - 11-28-19 Oldest of 6 Born in Manila Philippines. Her Parents Petra Villarin Santiago and Jose Santiago. Eldest to her siblings Frederick, Edith, Pepping, Boy and Paco. She was married to Jesus (Manolo)Acosta Bayle and her Children Carina and Ariel Bayle. Her Grandchild Anthony Bayle and his wife Tina. Her great grandchildren Adriana, Kaylani and Tristan. Ariel...
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Tin Thuong Vien

November 10, 2019

Tin Thuong Vien, age 57, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia surrounded by his beloved family. Tin was a man of integrity and honor. He was known for his generosity and big heart. He loved his family dearly, always putting them first without reservation. He fought for his health every day in ways that most people wouldn't...
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Brian Michael "Navyman" Coleman

November 5, 2019

Brian Michael Coleman "Navyman" passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. Brian is survived by his beloved wife Emily, who he's been devoted to for twenty one and a half years, and married to for five and a half loving years. Brian is also survived by his loving parents Monica and Ronnie, as well as son Nick, brothers, Jimi (Kristen) and Billy, Grandmom Dolores, his loving in-laws,...
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Kimberly Somalea In

November 1, 2019

Kimberly Somalea In passed away on November 1, 2019 at the age of 32. She is survived by her loving husband Chandratha Khy, their two cherished children Julianna and Jason Khy, and her beloved mother Chea Lee. Relatives and friends are invited to her Life Celebration at Geitner-Givnish Life Celebration Home, 6230 N 5th Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19120, on Monday November 4, 2019 beginning at...
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Chris Isaiah Orobiyi

October 31, 2019

Chris Isaiah Orobiyi passed away on October 31st, 2019 at St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chris was the eldest son of Miguel Orobiyi and Charlotte Zonon. Chris enjoyed sharing his love of reading and Paw Patrol with his little brother Noah. Chris will be truly missed by his parents, his brother, his grandmother Germaine Agossou, his aunts Mary Orobiyi and Adèle...
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Rosemary E. Thomas

October 30, 2019

Rosemary E. Thomas (nee Foster), of West Philadelphia, and Elkins Park PA, passed away peacefully October 30th at the age of 91. Rosemary was a West Catholic Girls High School Class of 1946 graduate. She was married to the late Dr. Robert J. Thomas for 52 wonderful years. Rosemary is survived by her six loving children; Robert J. Jr. (Nancy), Dr. Joseph F. (Dorothy), Carol R. O'Tormey (Rick),...
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James M. Fitzpatrick

October 29, 2019

Fitzpatrick, James M. Jim passed away on October 29, 2019. He was 91 years old. Loving and devoted father of Cynthia Fitzpatrick (Frank May) and Diane Williams (Tom), and adoring PopPop to Amelia May. Preceded in death by his wife Joan, sisters Helen Rushton, Bernadette Long, Maryann Coady, and brothers, Edward and William. Uncle Jim will be fondly remembered by many loving nieces and nephews....
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Gertrude E. Smith

October 17, 1926 - October 9, 2019

Gertrude E. Smith, born October 17, 1926, in Albany Georgia, to loving parents Will James and Eliza Hightower James. Gertrude grew up in a family of eleven siblings, Willie Jr., Samuel, Robert Lee, Major, Alonzo, Adonis, Eva Lee, Craig, Mattie and Eula, all of whom transitioned from this life before her.   Gertrude met James E, Smith Sr. and they were married. From this union three children...
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Tariq Ebenezer

March 6, 1953 - October 8, 2019

On March 6th, 1953, in a small town of Sahiwal, Pakistan, the late Sarwar Khan and the late Farooq Sultana welcomed their second baby boy into the world, they named him Tariq Ebenezer. On February 23rd, 1982, he took the hand of the love of his life to become his wife, Abida Tariq and together they shared 37 years of marriage. Tariq is survived by his two sons, two daughters, three sisters, one...
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Thearack Bardon Kith

October 7, 2019

KITH Thearack Bardon Kith "Bee", of Philadelphia, on October 7th at the age of 34. Bee is survived by his loving parents Koeung Kith, and Srun Tham Kith. B will also be greatly missed by his sisters; Nary Kith (Ny Thon) and Saroeun Kith (Derrick Jones), as well as many cousins and friends. Bee was happiest when he was spending time with family, cooking, spending time with his niece, and...
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Frankie "Scooby" Hensley

August 23, 1995 - September 27, 2019

Frankie "Scooby" Hensley passed away suddenly on September 27, 2019 at the age of 24. Frankie is predeceased by his grandparents Barbara and Don Hensley, his uncle Donny, as well as his cousin JJ. Frankie is survived by his mother Sarah Hensley-McClain, his step-father, Frank McClain, his father Frankie Bauza, his grandmother Lucy, poppop Pablo, his sisters and brothers Barbara Hensley, Kira...
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Dat Trinh

September 7, 2019

CÁO PHÓ Gia Đình chúng tôi vô cùng thương tiếc báo tin cùng thân bằng quyến thuộc và bằng hữu gần xa Cha, Ông Nội, Ông Ngoại của chúng tôi là TRÌNH ĐẮT Sinh ngày 8 tháng 4 năm 1937, tại Trà Vình, Việt Nam Đã từ trần lúc 7 giờ sáng, ngày 7 tháng 9 năm 2019 (nhằm mùng 9 tháng 8 năm Kỷ Hợi) Hưởng Thọ 82...
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Shirley White Benson

March 5, 1940 - August 24, 2019

Shirley White Benson was born on March 5, 1940 to the late Jessie B. and Lena White in Crawford County Georgia, in the City of Roberta. Shirley was the youngest girl born out of her five sisters, and, had four brothers. At the age of 2-years-old, she came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; where she was raised and remained to live. Shirley attended and was educated in the Public School System of...
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Joseph S. Klinke

August 12, 2019

KLINKE, JOSEPH S., on Monday, August 12, 2019, age 70, of Philadelphia, PA peacefully passed away after a long battle with leukemia and respiratory disease. Joe graduated from St. Joseph's Preparatory High School and received a Bachelors of Accounting degree from St. Joseph's University. He was a Senior Manager & Certified Public Accountant for over four decades with the Millner, Millner &...
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Jose A. Munar, Jr.

January 29, 1957 - August 7, 2019

Jose A. Munar Jr was born January 29,1957, in Santo Domingo Norte, Philippines. It was there he met and married his loving wife of 39 years, Amparo. He graduated from Northern Luzon Technical Institute and later move to the United States on 1983. Where he worked at Vestcom as an operator/ mechanic for over 20 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and going fishing with his sons during summer...
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Kyle Donahue

July 29, 2019

Kyle Donahue, 32 of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on July 29, 2019. Loving son of John and Debbie Donahue. Dear brother of Amy Stroup (Greg). Uncle of Thomas, Robert, Nicholas and Indie. Also survived by numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends. Kyle had a love for the beach and adventure. He wanted to see the world any way possible. He enjoyed all activities outdoors and had a...
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Christopher C. Harvey

December 24, 1962 - June 26, 2019

Christopher C. Harvey was born in Philadelphia on December 24, 1962. He graduated from Gratz High School. Christopher was a boxer and worked in the sports entertainment industry. Chris was preceded in death by his mother Gussie May Harvey and sister Rosina Mae Williams. Chris is survived by his brother and sisters, Owendorf, Gussie, Jaunita, Dennis, Kenny, Lorenzo and Darren. He also...
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Juan Asencio

June 23, 2019

Obituario Juan fue un hombre generoso, sencillo, alegre, con buen sentido del humor y que pensaba en los demás. Con un corazón grande, sus actos de generosidad hablaban por si solos. Siempre con una lista de quehaceres, Juan era un hombre muy diestro con una habilidad de arreglar enseres electrodomésticos, le gustaba ayudar a sus vecinos ancianos con sus diligencias o simplemente, sentarse...
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Cruz Maria (nee Diaz) Cumba

June 19, 2019

Cruz Maria Cumba (nee Diaz), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the age of 87. Cruz Maria is predeceased by her beloved husband Pedro Cumba; her son Hector Cumba; and her brothers Fernando Diaz and Louis Diaz. Cruz Maria is survived by her loving sons Pedro Cumba and Edwardo Cumba; her caring grandchildren Pedro Elliot Cumba (Karen),...
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Minerva Ortiz

June 12, 2019

Minerva Ortiz, of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday evening, June 12, 2019 at her residence. She was 58 years old. "Minnie" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends was born October 6, 1960 in Philadelphia to her parents, Angelo Luis Ortiz Sr. and Juana (nee Zayas) Ortiz with whom she is survived by. She graduated in 1979 from John W. Hallahan High School. Prior to...
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Antonio Lombardo

June 9, 2019

Antonio Lombardo, age 92, of Phila. died Sunday, June 9, 2019. Tony was born in Phila. to Louis Lombardo and the former Antoinette Avolio. He was a WWII Navy veteran and owned a janitorial service business. Preceded in death by his wife Eleanor M. (neeStewart), he is survived by his two sons; Anthony J and Richard L. Lombardo. Family and friends are invited to Tony's Graveside Service...
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Josefa Ortiz (nee Cintron) Sierra

June 9, 2019

Ortiz Sierra Josefa, (nee Cintron), of Philadelphia, and Barranquitas Puerto Rico, on June 9th 2019 at the age of 91. Josefa was the loving wife of the late Daniel Ortiz Sierra for 44 wonderful years. Josefa will be greatly missed by her caring children; Carlos Ortiz, Luis Ortiz, and Gloria Ehmann (Stephen). Josefa leaves behind an impressive legacy in her adoring granddaughter Kristin Butler ...
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William Bruce Weiser, Jr.

June 1, 2019

William Bruce Weiser, Jr. passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the age of 58 after battling pancreatic cancer. Bill was born to William B. Weiser, Sr. and Janet M. Bond on July 24, 1960 and grew up on Lawrence Street in the Olney section of Philadelphia, PA. From his youth through his later years he loved performing, singing, and playing his guitar whenever and wherever he could. Bill...
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Robert (Bobby) Binkley

July 4, 1927 - June 1, 2019

Robert (Bobby) Binkley of Germantown passed away peacefully on Saturday June 1 2019 at ST Joseph's Nursing Home. He was 91 years old. Born July 4 1927 in Philadelphia son of the late Newman & Ethel (nee Speed) Binkley. Bobby was an avid photographer. He enjoyed traveling to the New England States with his Father. He worked at Robertsons Flowers of Chestnut Hill most of his life. ...
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Rudolf G. "Rudy" Tellmann

July 13, 1936 - May 20, 2019

Rudolf G. "Rudy" Tellmann, 82, of Hatboro PA, passed away peacefully on May 20, surrounded by family. Rudy was born July 13, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY, the second son of George and Suzanna (nee Lenger) Tellmann. He was raised in Patchogue, NY, and attended Seton Hall High School. He married Mary Theresa Gross in 1957. Rudy began his career with FW Woolworth Co. in 1958 as a stock boy. Through the...
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Jack Samuel Clendening

September 29, 1941 - May 7, 2019

Jack Samuel Clendening, age 77, passed away on May 7, 2019 in the presence of his daughters Kelly Clendening and Lisa Parks and granddaughter Ellie. Jack was born on September 29, 1941 In Pennsylvania to his loving parents John and Anna (nee Miller) Clendening. Jack is predeceased by his wife Shirley (nee Wishan) Clendening. Jack worked for many years as a supermarket Clerk. In his free time he...
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Ryan Tran

April 27, 2019

Tran Ryan, of Reading, PA, passed away on April 27th at the age 21. He was the beloved son of Truyen Tran, and Nghia Nguyen; and loving brother of Ly Tran (Tony Prak). Ryan also is survived by his girlfriend Kristen Le. Ryan attended Temple University, and was a member of the Delta Chi Psi Fraternity. He was a Cross Country Runner, and enjoyed playing the guitar. Ryan hoped to teach English...
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Grace Lee Huber-Maggi

December 6, 2000 - April 8, 2019

Grace Lee Huber-Maggi, 18, of Delaware County, PA, passed away suddenly on April 8, 2019. Grace was born on December 6, 2000. She spent her whole life in the Ridley Park area of Del Co., Pennsylvania. She was a senior at Ridley High School and looking forward to her graduation this coming June. Grace was a hard worker, always there to lend a hand. In her down time she enjoyed hanging out with...
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Margaret M. Hennessey

April 3, 2019

Hennessey, Margaret M. age 85 , passed away peacefully on April 3, 2019. Margaret, affectionately known as Peg, was the only daughter of Patrick and Mary Doyle (nee Durkin). She was born and raised in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. She attended Saint Benedict's Grade School and Little Flower High School for Girls Class of 1952. After high school, Peg started her career in 1953...
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Kevin G. Robayo

March 30, 2019

ROBAYO Kevin G., of Philadelphia, on March 30th, at the age of 31. Kevin is survived by his loving parents Pedro and Maria (nee Mondragon) as well as his five siblings; Angie Vasquez (Enrique), Jennifer Robayo (Anthony Mejias), Tracy Rodriguez (Rafael), Mauricio Robayo, and Hayley Robayo. Kevin was happiest when he knew that he was traveling back home to Colombia. He wasn't born there, yet...
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Cameron Hames

March 26, 2019

On March 26, 2019, Cameron Hames, passed away unexpectedly, two weeks before his 30th birthday. Cameron's sudden passing has left his family and his friends stunned and saddened. Though we all know of his struggles, we equally know of his triumphs. We experienced so much love from that big heart of his! He had a contagious laugh, and a smile so genuine it would instantly light up any room....
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Doris M. Siebels

March 20, 2019

Siebels, Doris M. age 92, passed away on March 20th.. Doris was full of life she loved to shop and to dance around the house but most of all Doris enjoyed spending time with her family, especially all the grandkids. Doris is survived by her children Suzanne McGinnis (Joseph), Sharon Park (decd), John Siebels (Donna), Daniel Siebels (Dorothy) Teresa Siebels, Maryanne Stockage, as well as 4...
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Joan T. Lowery

March 7, 2019

Joan T. Lowery, 87, of Philadelphia, passed away on March 7, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Lowery and is survived by her son Frank Lowery (Tanya) and grandchildren Joseph, Andrew, and Peter. Joan's Life Celebration is on Saturday, March 16, from 8:30am to 9:30am, at Geitner-Givnish of Phila, 6230 N. 5th St. Mass 10:00am at St. Helena's Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery....
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Felicia J. L. North

March 6, 2019

Felicia J.L. North, age 57, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019. She is the daughter of the late Elizabeth North. Felicia was predeceased by her son Eric Byrd and her sister Elizabeth R. North, she is survived by her daughter Erica Byrd four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Felicia's Life Celebration Saturday March 16, 2019 after 2pm,...
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Julia Logan Donohoe

February 18, 2019

Julia Logan Donohoe, 80, of Philadelphia, PA resided in Naples, Florida, passed away February 18th, 2019 in the presence of her loving family. Born in Philadelphia PA. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Martin Donohoe for fifty-seven years. Julia was the only daughter of the late Philip Thomas and Julia Esther Logan (nee Ward). Julia, formerly of Fairmount was a graduate of John W....
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Georgette "Getta" Morales

April 5, 1981 - February 6, 2019

Georgette "Getta" Morales, aged 37, passed away suddenly on, February 6, 2019. She was born on April 5,1981, at Hahnemann Hospital in downtown Philadelphia, to Carmen Tanon and Edwin "Bobby" Morales. She was raised in the Fairmount area of the city and was proud to say Wallace St. was where she was from. Getta lived a life devoted to her family and friends. Spending time and making memories with...
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Casimir G. Pokorny

January 28, 2019

POKORNY Casimir G., of Oreland PA, on January 28th 2019 at the age of 26. Casimir will be greatly missed by his loving mother Gail Garin (Mary), and girlfriend Eva Mascaro. Casimir will also be missed by his aunts Merci (Joe), Renee (William), Lara (Ewald), Leonor (Doug), his uncle Joseph (Margaret), grandfathers Thomas Garin (Adele)and Jim Pokorny. Casimir is preceded in death by his caring...
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Patricia J. Melendez

January 23, 2019

Patricia J., of Philadelphia, on January 23rd 2019 at the age of 66. Patricia is survived by her loving children; Evette M. Melendez, and Steven M. Perez (Sonia), as well as her sister Linda Butter, and best friend Nora Ferrer. Patricia also leaves behind an impressive legacy in her four grandchildren; Olivia I. Torres, Alanis M. Melendez, Steven M. Perez Jr., and Savion S. Perez; as well as her...
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James Lee Patterson, Sr.

January 23, 2019

James Lee Patterson Sr., of West Virginia, and Philadelphia, passed on January 23rd 2019 at the age of 85. James is survived by his loving wife Shirley (nee Williams) of 50 years. James will be greatly missed by his eight caring children; the late Idella, Belinda A., James Lee Jr., Franklin T., Charles F., Kimberlee M. L. Thompson (Willie D.), and Shirlee A. James also leaves behind an...
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Sarah A. King

January 19, 2019

Sarah A. King, a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, January 19, 2019 She was 77 years old. Sarah is survived by her Loving children, Charles King, Esther King as well as 8 grandchildren an 4 great grandchildren. Sarah will be remembered as a loving woman who loved and respected anybody regardless of their background. In her free time she enjoyed...
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Sarah A. King

January 19, 2019

Sarah A. King, a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, January 19, 2019 She was 77 years old. Sarah is survived by her Loving children, Charles King, Esther King as well as 8 grandchildren an 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Boggs. Sarah will be remembered as a loving woman who loved and respected anybody regardless of...
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Kim Hiek Ung

January 14, 2019

Ung Kim Hiek Ung, of Cheltenham, passed peacefully on January 14, 2019 at the age of 64. Kim is survived by her loving husband Sok Khun Lao of 46 years, two sons: Peter (Wife, Anne), Ricky (Wife, Cynthia), five grandchildren; Ashli, Brendan, Aidan (Peter) and Benjamin, Sophia (Ricky). Kim will also be forever remembered by extended family with many nieces, nephews, and dear friends near and...
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Nicole F. Weir

January 1, 2019

Nicole F., on Jan.1, 2019 of North Hills, Pa. Daughter of the late Robert W. Sr. & Elizabeth (nee: Walls) Weir, sister of Ginny Sheppard (Rick) Robert Weir, Jr. (Lisa Ansaldo), Nancy E. Dillon, Aunt of Danielle (nee Fontana) Kugler, Eric Weir (Natalie Schweiker) Samantha Dillon, Tim Fontana, Kiersten(nee Weir)Hooks (Dustin), Tyler Dillon, Steven Dillon, Ryan Weir, Nicole Sheppard & Ben Sheppard...
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James "Jamie" Murphy III

December 23, 2018

James "Jamie" Murphy III Jamie, 22, went home to be with the Lord on December 23, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on July 30, 1996 to Lisa "Cristinzio" Murphy and James Murphy II(Deceased). Great grandson of Lena Bianchini(Deceased) Grandson of Rosalie "Cristinzio" Zanol(Deceased) James Murphy Sr. and Catherine(Deceased). Jamie is survived by his mother Lisa (Frederick Pauline) and his...
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Anthony D. Fleming

December 20, 2018

Anthony D. Fleming, Sr., of Wyncote and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, December 20, 2018. He was 72 years old. "Tony" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on November 20, 1946 to the late James A. and Elzie B. (née Newton) Fleming in Philadelphia. He was the husband to the late Lucille (née Mosley) Fleming who passed away...
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Pascale Momplaisir

December 20, 2018

Miss Pascale Momplaisir, age 51, died Thursday, December 20,2018 in Lankenau Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Joseph Pierre and Hermanie Momplaisir, her siblings; Jen Wilbert, Marie Lisett, Frantz, Paul, Yollande, Mary, Georgesa Marie, Joseph,, Fritz, Theresa, Ronald, Carine, Mary Lou & Thierry. Family and friends are invited to Pascale's Life Celebration Fri. 6:30 -8pm from Geitner...
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Anthony D. Fleming, Sr.

November 20, 1946 - December 20, 2018

Anthony D. Fleming, Sr., of Wyncote and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, December 20, 2018. He was 72 years old. "Tony" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on November 20, 1946 to the late James A. and Elzie B. (née Newton) Fleming in Philadelphia. He was the husband to the late Lucille (née Mosley) Fleming who passed away...
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Anthony A. "Tony" Bell

June 5, 1967 - December 7, 2018

Anthony A. Bell, "Tony" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, passed away into God's loving care on Friday, December 7, 2018 at his residence. He was 51 years old. Tony was born on June 5, 1967 to his father, the late Thomas H. Bell, and his mother, Gertrude (nee Iehle) Bell with whom he's survived by. Tony worked as a construction worker and also enjoyed helping people and...
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Armindo Marquez-Lopez

December 7, 2018

Armindo Marquez-Lopez 76 of Philadelphia passed away on December 7, 2018. Husband to Luz Nereida Marquez. Loving father of Migdalia, Armindo, Jr., David, Omayra, Damaris Marquez-Torres, Daniel and the late Robert. Also survived by 19 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, siblings Ramona, Antonio, Jaime, Leonarda, Maria Magdalena, Sara, Irene, Merino and Awildo. Armindo enjoyed listening to...
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Camila Rivera

December 7, 2018

Camila Rivera "Mom", on December 7,2018, age 75. Beloved wife of Jose Rivera, loving mother of Jose L., Santo, Mario, Gilberto and William Rivera. Also survived by a brother and a sister, 22 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Mom's Life Celebration Friday 5-9pm from Geitner/Givnish of Olney, 6300 N. 5th Street, Phila., PA. 19120, and Saturday 9am....
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Barnett McCullough, Sr.

December 1, 2018

Barnett McCullough Sr., 85, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the VA hospice hospital. Barnett McCullough Sr., was born in Piedmont, SC to John and Effie McCullough on August 12, 1933. He went to Dunbar Middle school and graduated from Dobbins AVTS High School in Philadelphia in 1953. He was a veteran of the Post Korean War and served in the Army for two years...
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David Middleton

October 23, 2018

MIDDLETON David of McCormick S.C., and Philadelphia, died on October 23, 2018, at the age of 76. David is survived by his daughter Trina Middleton. David will also be greatly missed by his caring siblings; Shirley Sudler, Priscilla Middleton, Charles Middleton, Elizabeth Schullere, and Stanley Middleton; niece, Monica Reid (Derrick), and nephews Michael Sudler (Lydia), Christopher Schullere ...
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Alice V. Joseph

October 21, 2018

Alice V. Joseph, 57, of Langhorne, passed away on October 21, 2018. Alice is survived by her loving husband Joseph, her children: Jasmine Joseph, Jocelyn Joseph and Janice Joseph. Relative and friends are invited to Alice's Life Celebration on Friday, October 26th, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, at St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, 608 Welsh Road, Phila., PA and on Saturday, October 27th from...
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Derrick Lee Starks

April 1, 1974 - September 21, 2018

Derrick Lee Starks was born April 1, 1974 to the late Theresa Starks and Albert Green. Derrick was born and raised in Philadelphia PA. Derrick was also known as Big Dee. Derrick was educated in the Philadelphia School System. Derrick was a hard-working loving human being who worked numerous jobs throughout his lifetime to provide for his beautiful daughters Da'Jhea Starks,Tiara Starks, Tiayonne...
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