Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

For generations, we have met the needs of Delaware Valley families with compassion, understanding, and dignity. Families place their trust in us because we do all we can to create a special service that honors and commemorates their loved one.

We believe that every life is special and unique, and will work with you to ensure a tribute that is fitting, memorable, and healing. You will receive our personal attention throughout the planning process. We will take care of your every wish, want, and need. That is both a promise and a guarantee.

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Our Obituaries

William C. McKelvie

June 19, 1946 - April 1, 2020

William Charles McKelvie June 19, 1946 – April 1, 2020 William Charles McKelvie, of Woodlyn, PA entered into eternal life on April 1, 2020. Bill was born in Philadelphia, PA to Helen F. Frost and William W. McKelvie on June 19, 1946. Bill was a veteran of the US Navy. He was a Philadelphia Police Office for close to 25 years, rising up in the ranks to Captain. Upon his retirement, he...
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Anna "Anne" (nee Carlin) Vockel

October 24, 1930 - March 29, 2020

Anna "Anne" Vockel, formerly of Collingdale passed away suddenly on 3/29/2020 at the age of 89. She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Walter "Dewey" Vockel and grandson, Daniel Warren. Anne is survived by her three daughters, Anne Marie Bryan of Springfield, Karen Warren of Secane and Barbara McAleer of West Chester. She is also remembered and loved by her seven grandchildren, Kristina ...
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Helen Marie (nèe Cadigan) Sigda

March 3, 1935 - March 27, 2020

Helen Marie Sigda nèe Cadigan Helen Sigda, age 85, died in the early hours of Friday 27 March. A woman of intelligence, grace, sly wit, and quiet determination, Helen showered us all with love as daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Helen was born 3 March 1935 in Somerville MA, the eldest daughter of Michael and Catherine Cadigan. She left her...
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Rita M. Donley

May 23, 1927 - March 26, 2020

On 03/26/2020 Our mother Rita Donley passed away quietly at Riddle Memorial Hospital Mom was preceded in death by our father William (Bill) Donley She is survived by her 3 children Patrick (Pat) of Jeffersonville Vt James of Clifton Heights Pa. Sharon Donley of Norwood Pa. Mom is also survived by 10 Grandchildren 17 Great Grandchild Mom was always passionate about her family...
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Margaret M. Baumert

June 28, 1935 - March 24, 2020

Margaret Mary "Peg" (Reilly) Baumert 6-28-1935 - 3-24-2020 Our mother passed away at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick "Bud" Baumert. She is survived by her sons Michael (Sue) of Atkinson, NH and Paul of Glenolden, PA; her daughters Debbie (Joe) Alessandrini of Williamstown, NJ, Patricia (Irwin) Block of Greenville, SC, Janet Palermo of...
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Patricia Ann Hasson

October 23, 1947 - March 21, 2020

Patricia Ann Hasson (nee Costello) passed away on March 21st, 2020 surrounded by her loving children, grandchildren and family. Pat was the only child of Frank and Catherine Costello and was born and raised in Southwest Philadelphia. She was a proud graduate of West Catholic High School Class of 1965. After graduating, Pat worked at the Quartermasters in South Philadelphia. She was a long-time...
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Marie T. Christie

September 17, 1940 - March 20, 2020

Marie Christie, 79, of Secane, PA passed away on March 20, 2020. Marie's pride and joy was her family. She loved her husband, six children, and 18 grandchildren. Two words that summed up Marie were Faith and Love. Marie's unwavering faith and pursuit of spreading love and kindness was the core of Marie's being. Every person that came in contact with Marie walked away a better person. Marie...
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Mary Jane Dunne

April 17, 1935 - March 18, 2020

Mary J. Dunne, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on March 18, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in Philadelphia to the late John & Ruth (Plauger) McDevitt. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John Dunne. She is survived by her children Kelly Dunne, Linda (James) D'Antonio and Edwin (Carol) Irvin, grandchildren Samantha (Spencer) Kahn, Tara and Aimee, siblings Jack and Stella. ...
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Johanna E. Coleman

October 30, 1938 - March 17, 2020

Johanna E. Coleman, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 17, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Harry & Lena (Kutz) Markhorst. She is survived by her loving sister Dorothy Markhorst; nieces and nephews Jane Markhorst, Dorothy Markhorst, Karen Thompson, Harry Markhorst, Patrick Markhorst, Joseph Crompton, Laurie Allard,...
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Marion V. Bonto

May 28, 1933 - March 16, 2020

Obituary for Marion V. Bonto May 28, 1933 to March 16, 2020 It is with great sadness that the family of Marion V. Bonto announce her passing on, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the age of 86. She was surrounded by her loved ones in her home where she resided for 52 years in Folsom, Pa. She was born and raised in Mount Carmel, PA, then moved to the Philadelphia area where she met her loving...
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Richard L. Scattergood

August 2, 1945 - March 16, 2020

Richard L. Scattergood, age 74, formerly of Norwood, PA, passed away on March 16, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Carol Scattergood; son of the late William and Ann Scattergood. Richard was a member of the Traditional 3rd Order of St. Francis and the Universal Living Rosary. He was a graduate of St. James High School Class of 1963 and St. Joseph College Class of 1974. He is survived by his...
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Mary P. (nee Buckley) Farrell

July 9, 1956 - March 14, 2020

Mary Patricia Farrell, 63, got her wings on Saturday March 14th, after a long battle with cancer. Raised in Upper Darby and a long time resident of Prospect Park, she graduated from Archbishop Prendergast high school. She found joy in her work as a vascular ultrasound sonographer but above all, in her family. As a loving mother and devoted wife to her soul mate Bill, Mary loved spending time in...
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Caroline M. (nee McGovern) Markun

November 10, 1927 - March 13, 2020

Caroline M. Markun died on March 13, 2020 at the age of 92. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA in an area locally known as the Meadows but spent most of her adult life as a resident of Norwood PA. Caroline was the beloved wife of the late Roland J. Markun and devoted mother to Roberta Renan (Jan), Carol Coakley, Janice Patrizio (Robert), Rosanne Pinto (Gregory), Kathleen Blinebury ...
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John J. Ulrich

April 8, 1931 - March 12, 2020

John J. Ulrich passed away on March 12, 2020 at the age of 89. He was a resident of Chesapeake City, MD, formerly of Norwood. Beloved husband of Louise (nee East). Devoted father of Scott (Carol) & the late Billy. Dear brother of the late Al & George "Shorty" Ulrich. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Services and Int. Private due to COVID-19 MANDATE
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Helga Cinalli

November 19, 1934 - March 11, 2020

Helga Cinalli, 85, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on March, 11, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born November 19, 1934 in Furth, Germany, she immigrated to the United Stated and settled in Philadelphia in 1955 to be with her beloved husband, the late Vincent Cinalli. Her family was most important to her and she cherished their time spent together. Beloved mother of Victoria...
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John F. "Max" Lesher

June 4, 1958 - March 11, 2020

John F. "Max" Lesher, age 61, of Folcroft, PA formerly of Colwyn, PA, passed away on March 11, 2020. Max was a HVAC Technician performing mechanical repairs and maintaining heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Loving son of the late Frederick and Anna McCann Lesher; beloved brother of Bernard, Frederick, Daniel, Wayne, and Scott Lesher. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, 2...
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Fred Christie

June 18, 1939 - March 10, 2020

Fred Christie, 80, of Secane, PA passed away on March 10, 2020. Fred's pride and joy was his family. He loved his wife, six children and eighteen grandchildren. He was a skilled yard sale connoisseur. Fred retired from Willard, Inc. in 2001 after thirty three years with the company. He was born and raised in South Philadelphia. Work ethic, honesty and integrity were the core of his being. ...
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Maggie R. Kelly

September 12, 1925 - March 8, 2020

Maggie R. Kelly, of Sharon Hill, PA passed away peacefully at home on March 8, 2020 at the age of 94. She was born in Westminster, South Carolina to the late James & Dempie (McDonald) Rochester. She is survived by her loving daughters Mary Ann Walls, Betty (George) Harvison, Barbara (Michael) Turner; loving son Billy Seay and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by...
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Richard C. Subers

January 24, 1929 - March 8, 2020

Richard "Dick" C. Subers, 91 of Essington passed away March 8, 2020 at the Little Flower Personal Care Home in Darby. He was born Jan. 24, 1929, the 10th of 11 children to the late Robert F. & Elizabeth M. (McLaughlin) Subers. Dick graduated from Prospect Park High School and served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He enjoyed playing hockey and basketball as a young man and grew up to be an...
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Theodore "Ted" Mizerny

January 15, 1952 - March 7, 2020

Theodore "Ted" Mizerny, of Prospect Park, PA passed away peacefully at home on March 7, 2020 at the age of 68. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Alex & Elsie (Brown) Mizerny. Ted is survived by his brother Russell, nephew Michael, Donna J. Moore and Denise Monahan. Ted enjoyed music and taking care of his feline companions. He studied horticulture and loved more than anything,...
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John J. Talyai

May 13, 1943 - March 5, 2020

John J. Talyai, of Holmes, PA passed away peacefully on March 5, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John & Anna (Warwick) Talyai. John is survived by his loving sister Joanne (Hugh) McBreen, nieces Patricia (Thomas) Riley and Elizabeth (Joshua) Diehl, Great niece's and nephew's Gary Ewell, Anna Riley, Zach Riley, John Dickison and Faylyn Diehl. John...
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Lawrence D. McCarron

August 28, 1943 - March 2, 2020

Lawrence D. McCarron, 76, lately of Media, PA, but otherwise a lifetime resident of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on March 2, 2020. He was born in Darby, PA on August 28, 1943 to the late James and Elizabeth (Harley) McCarron. Larry is survived by his nieces, Elizabeth Keenan, Theresa (John) Lawson and Claire Keenan, and his nephew, Joseph (Kathy) Keenan...
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Jean M. (nee Johnston) Finnegan

May 9, 1957 - March 2, 2020

Jean M. Finnegan, 62, of Sharon Hill, PA died Monday March 2, 2020 in her home. Born in Upland, PA., She was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and the late Alice E. (Quaile) Johnston. Jeanie lived in her home in Sharon Hill with her family for 33 years. Jeanie was a health coordinator with Taylor Hospital for 25 years. She was described by friends and family as a warm and vibrant presence....
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John L. "Jack" Kealey

February 19, 1934 - March 2, 2020

John L. "Jack" Kealey passed away on March 2, 2020 at the age of 86. He was formerly of Folcroft. Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (nee Tomlin) Kealey. Devoted father of Anna Marie Kealey, John (Tracey) Kealey and Tim (Betsy) Kealey. He was predeceased by his siblings Mary, Charles "Bud", Francis and Thomas. Also survived by his four grandchildren Caroline, Timothy, Meghan and...
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Allison Marie Saunders

August 5, 1981 - February 28, 2020

Allison Marie Saunders, 38 of Chesapeake City, MD (formerly Prospect Park) passed away at home February 28, 2020 in her mother's loving arms. She was born August 5, 1981 in Media, PA to Mario and Theresa (Ransom) Saunders. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Melissa Maher (Michael); nephews, Jaxon and Carson; niece, Shea; uncles, James (Eileen) & Frank Saunders;...
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Richard W. Regler

September 27, 1920 - February 27, 2020

Richard W. Regler passed away on February 27, 2020 at the age of 99. He was a former resident of Holmes. Beloved husband of Theresa A. (nee Kyle). Predeceased by his many brothers and sister. He was a proud Veteran of WW II and was a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Wednesday after 9:30 am at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester...
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Robert Stone

August 13, 1949 - February 25, 2020

Robert Stone (August 13, 1949 - February 25, 2020) Robert Stone passed away on February 25, 2020, surrounded by family. He was very hard working and worked at Jersey Cape Diagnosis Center for 10 years. Robert was devoted to his family and also loved his two cats Lulu and Little One. He was the devoted son of the late Robert Sr. and Esther Stone; beloved brother of Jack (Betty) Stone...
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Mary C. Marinara Sailor

November 16, 1917 - February 23, 2020

Mary C. Marinara Sailor, 102 of Norwood passed away Sunday February 23, 2020 in Ridley Park, PA. She was born Nov. 16, 1917 in Chester, PA to the late John & Antoinette (Iacona) Conte. She is the beloved mother of Virginia Cunningham & James R. Marinara; 2 Grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday Feb. 28th from 10 – 11 AM at St. Gabriel...
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Dorothy M. Custer Eldridge

November 15, 1933 - February 23, 2020

Dorothy M. Custer Eldridge, 86 of Carrollton, TX (formerly of Prospect Park) passed away Sunday February 23, 2020. She was born in Baltimore, MD November 15, 1933 to the late Joe & Marie (Misenhalder) Mizell. Dorothy was the mother of Denise Custer Dabagian, Sharon Custer Sappington, Scott Custer and the late George (Danny) Custer. . She is survived by 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren....
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Anna Mae Antes

October 14, 1936 - February 23, 2020

Anna Mae Antes (nee Gindhart) passed away peacefully at the age of 83 on February 23, 2020 surrounded by her family. Dear daughter of the late Jesse and Isabelle Gindhart, wife of the late Carl Antes Sr., Mother of the late Joanne Shoup. Anna Mae enjoyed time spent with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her son Carl Antes Jr. (Sue); daughters...
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Frederick J. "Fred" Patro, Sr.

July 22, 1947 - February 20, 2020

Frederick (Fred) J. Patro Sr., 72, passed away on February 20, 2020 at his home in Milroy, Pa. Born in Chester, Pa, he was the son of late Sara and Fred Patro. He graduated from St. James Highschool in 1965. He was retired from Westinghouse where he worked as an Expeditor and from Mars Electronics and worked as a Maintenance Technician. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and everything that...
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Joseph Daniel Atkinson

January 20, 1958 - February 18, 2020

Joseph Daniel Atkinson, 62, passed away February 18, 2020 at Crozer Keystone Hospice Unit at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. He was born in Darby, Pa on January 20, 1958 to Daniel and Elizabeth (Buchy) Atkinson. Joe spent most of his life in Ridley Park, until he moved to Brinton Manor in 2016. He graduated from Ridley High School in 1977. In the early years Joe could be found...
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William B. Corkery

July 23, 1940 - February 18, 2020

William B. Corkery, of Bear, Delaware passed away surrounded by his family on February 18, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born in Philadelphia on July, 23 1940 to the late William & Cora (Ellis) Corkery. William is survived by his beloved wife Jane (nee Gillin); children Colleen (Tony) Juiliano, Bill (Terri) and Jim (Cheree) Corkery; grandchildren Andrew, Mallory, Patrick, Cecelia, Emma, Chloe...
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Joseph E. McGovern, Sr.

July 25, 1925 - February 17, 2020

Joseph E. McGovern, Sr. 94 of Woodlyn passed away Monday February 17, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at the Crozer Keystone Hospice Unit at Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park. He was born July 25, 1925 in Philadelphia to the late John & Margaret (Fischer) McGovern. Joseph proudly served in the US Army Infantry during WWII. Joe was the owner of Linwood Electronics TV and Air Conditioning. He...
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Mary Ann Maira

September 29, 1922 - February 14, 2020

Mary Ann Maira (nee Griffo), passed away peacefully on February 14, 2020. She lived in Springfield Oregon, and was formerly a long time resident of Holmes, Ridley Township, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Maira was very devoted to her family and would always help others. She was the loving daughter of the late Giovanni and Concetta Narisi Griffo; beloved wife of the late Santo V. "Sandy" Maira; devoted...
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Michele Marie Effner

June 1, 1954 - February 11, 2020

Michele Marie Effner passed away peacefully on February 11, 2020. She was the devoted daughter of the late Michael L. and Frances M. Quigley Effner. Michele was a loving friend and always tried to help others whenever she could. She will be greatly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to her Graveside Service on Thursday, February 20,2020, at 2PM at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, PA. She...
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Steven Lamar Bush II

September 14, 1984 - February 10, 2020

Steven Lamar Bush II passed away on February 10, 2020 at the age of 35. He grew up in Delaware County and graduated from Woodward High School in Cincinnati, OH. Steven was a loving son, a wonderful older brother and terrific friend and co-worker. He had ten years of service with The Southeastern Transportation Authority of Pennsylvania (SEPTA) and enjoyed the work he performed. Steven was a...
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John Joseph "Jack" Mato

July 22, 1944 - February 9, 2020

John J. "Jack" Mato A good man with a big heart passed into God's hands on Sunday, February 9. Jack loved his family, animals, the outdoors, fishing, corny jokes, and giving rib-cracking hugs. Whenever anyone needed help, he was the person to call. Jack's primary concern was making everyone around him smile and laugh—as well as ensuring no one went hungry. He had a successful career as a...
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Francis X. Boyd

April 9, 1940 - February 7, 2020

Francis X. Boyd, of Prospect Park passed away surrounded by family on February 7, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born in Clifton Heights to the late John & Mary (nee McGee) Boyd. Francis is survived by his beloved wife Lois (nee Bundrick) Boyd; sons Raymond (James Neal) Boyd and Daniel (Tanya Dashkiwsky) Boyd; grandson Matthew Dashkiwsky; and siblings John (Louise) Boyd, Thomas (Maryanne) Boyd...
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Stephen J. Spurgis

August 7, 1949 - February 5, 2020

Stephen J. Spurgis, age 70, of Glenolden passed away peacefully on February 5th at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland with his loving family by his side. Born in Philadelphia, Steve graduated from West Catholic High School for Boys. He enlisted in the US Army and was proud to serve his country in Vietnam. Steve enjoyed going to the racetrack and casino, traveling on cruises, and spending...
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Wayne V. Cianci, Jr.

September 30, 1973 - January 31, 2020

Wayne V. Cianci Jr., age 46, passed away on January 31,2020 after a hard and strong battle with cancer. He was of the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia. Wayne was an excellent and well-known Cook at Little Pete's Restaurant for many years. He also enjoyed and listened to many different kinds of music, but most of all was devoted to his family and friends and...
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Maureen W. (nee Warner) Golden

March 19, 1931 - January 30, 2020

Maureen Golden (nee Warner) of Lester, PA, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on January 30, 2020 at the age of 88. Maureen was born in Philadelphia, PA and was the daughter of the late John and Mary Warner. She was a graduate of West Catholic High School and Citrus College in Glendora, CA. Maureen was a loving and dedicated Mother to her 10 children. She loved nothing...
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Louise T. Lombardo Nevader

November 24, 1923 - January 27, 2020

Louise T. Nevader (nee Lombardo) age 96, formerly of Collingdale passed away on January 27, 2020 at the Southeastern Veterans Home in Spring City. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Nevader. Survived by her children Robert Masteller (Terri), William Masteller (Kathleen) and Maria Long (Andrew); her sister Julia Ligambi; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. Louise...
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Carole Ann McMonagle

December 20, 1950 - January 26, 2020

Carole Ann McMonagle, of Glenolden passed away surrounded by family peacefully on January 26, 2020 at the age of 69. She was born in Darby, to the late William & Norma (Caruso) Revelli. Carole is survived by her beloved husband Tom; daughters Stephanie (Harry) Mackey, Michele (Jason) Fischer, Jennifer (Rick) Palacio; sons Michael Clay and Tommy McMonagle; grandchildren Colin, Maura, Mason,...
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Elaine Melissa Stewart

May 31, 1974 - January 25, 2020

Elaine Melissa Stewart, 45 of Havertown died Saturday January 25, 2020 at the Lankenau Medical Ctr. in Wynnewood, PA. She was born May 31, 1974 to the late Spencer J. Jr. & Mary (Dolan) Stewart at Crozer-Chester Medical Ctr. Upland, PA. Elaine, well known for her huge smile and infectious personality, enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She loved laughing, listening to music,...
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Dolores R. Durkin

January 31, 1933 - January 25, 2020

Dolores R. Durkin On Saturday, January 25, 2020 Dolores Regina Durkin (nee O'Regan), devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully at the age of 86 in Ridley Park. Dolores was born on January 31, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Leonard and Mary (Reaph) O'Regan. Her greatest joy was time spent socializing with her family and with her many friends,...
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Daniel "Danny" Smith

December 24, 1962 - January 24, 2020

Daniel "Danny" C. Smith, of Prospect Park passed away on January 24, 2020 at the age of 57. Danny is survived by his loving Mother Johanna Rehnert Smith, Sister Johanna (Paul Ryan), Brothers Kevin (Marcella) and Joe Smith, Nieces Abigail, Andrea, Holly, Rebecca and Sarah Smith, Kaitlyn, Hanna, and Danielle Ryan, Nephews Andrew, Ashley, and Kevin Smith, Paul and Quentin Ryan., Aunts Mary...
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Margaret A. Schatzman Langford

December 5, 1951 - January 22, 2020

Margaret Langford nee Schatzman passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a brief illness on January 22. Born in Philadelphia in 1951 she was the daughter of the late James Schatzman and Margaret Schatzman. Margie lived most of life in Ridley Township and spent many summers working for the Cape May Beach Patrol before retiring. Most recently she enjoyed her summers at Bethany Beach,...
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Jean F. (Daw) Girometta

April 4, 1937 - January 19, 2020

Jean Francis (Daw) Girometta (nee Royer), 82 of Holmes passed away Sunday January 19, 2020 at the Harlee Manor in Springfield. She was born April 4, 1937 in Pleasant Gap, PA to the late John F. & Grace M. (Ishler) Royer. Survivors include her children, John, Mark and April Daw; 2 grandchildren, Cait and Nicholas Family and friends are invited to her visitation on Thursday Jan. 23rd from 9...
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Catherine H. "Kathy" (nee Brown) Razzi

July 20, 1937 - January 18, 2020

Catherine H. "Kathy" Razzi (nee Brown) passed away peacefully in her home on January 18, 2020 at the age of 82. Treasured wife of sixty years to Leonard F. Razzi, Sr.; loving mother of Leonard (Paige) Razzi, Jr., Lisa Ann Razzi, and Lorraine (Shannon) Freedle. Devoted grandmother to Ryan (Agata) Freedle, Angelica Freedle, Cooper Razzi and Gabrielle Razzi, and proud great grandmother to Maya...
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Barbara Ann Fagan

July 25, 1938 - January 17, 2020

Barbara Ann Fagan passed away on January 17, 2020 at the age of 81. She was a longtime resident of Norwood. Beloved wife of Paul. Devoted mother of Stephen (Denise), Douglas (Karen), Kenneth (Lilly) and Thomas (Sandy). Dear sister of Nancy (Clark) Rose and Dale (Charles) Harper. Also Survived by her 12 grandchildren Tara, Krista, Paul, Fred, Kaitlin, Adam, Shannon, Shannon, Lindsey, Richie,...
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Rose M. Barrett

February 21, 1926 - January 17, 2020

Rose M. Barrett (nee Coyle) passed away on January 17, 2020 at the age of 93. She was a longtime resident of Folsom. Beloved wife of the late Francis P. Barrett. Devoted mother of Kathleen B. (Robert) Comorosky, Rosemarie (David) Sleet and Rick (Debra) Barrett. Also survived by her five grandchildren: Bobby, Jess, Jarrod, Samantha, Erica and one great granddaughter. Relatives and friends...
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Lisa Marie (nee Harms) Panchella

November 12, 1981 - January 15, 2020

Lisa Marie Panchella On January 15, 2020 Beloved wife of Thomas P. Panchella, and loving mother of their son, Brayden . She is also survived by her parents, Michael and Lucy Harms, her sister, Sandra (Michael) Robinson, brother, Daniel (Christy) Harms, niece Eloise Robinson and grandmother Joan Dailey. Also survived by Thomas and Evelyn Panchella. Lisa grew up in Drexel Hill, graduated from...
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Tiffany A. Dodson

August 10, 1994 - January 13, 2020

Tiffany A. Dodson, of Sharon Hill passed away on January 13, at the age of 25. She was born in Drexel Hill, to Lonnie & Lora (Evans) Dodson. Tiffany is survived by Antoinette Rodia and Dwayne Russell, siblings Tabitha (twin) and Nathan Dodson, Tiara and Sabrina Rodia, grandparents Nancy Evans, Cassie Stevens and Michael Dodson, uncles Julian, Josh and Jon Evans and many close family members....
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Anna Marie Moore

November 2, 1934 - January 13, 2020

Anna Marie Moore, 85 of Norwood passed away peacefully on Monday January 13, 2020 at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1934 in Philadelphia to the late Leigh and Agnes (Watson) Clark. Ann enjoyed being with her family, especially her great grandchildren. She also enjoyed attending Mass at St. George church and going out to Sunday breakfast with her friends. Ann retired and resided in Myrtle...
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Eleanor E. (nee Fratrik) Krkoska

July 30, 1930 - January 11, 2020

Krkoska, Eleanor Emily (nee Fratrik), age 89, on January 11, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Charles P. Krkoska, dear mother of Marie Michener (Bob) and Charlene Mayer (Nathaniel); dear grandmother of Marissa (Glenn) and Mackenzie Smith, Noah and Hannah Mayer. In addition to committing herself to her family, Eleanor was a devoted civil servant. She spent much of her career as a legal secretary...
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Maureen M. Heistand

October 19, 1952 - January 9, 2020

Maureen M. Heistand, of Glenolden, PA passed away January 9, 2020 at the age of 67 at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Survived by her beloved husband Joseph; loving children Brian (Megan), Karen (Vince) Ambrosine, Tracy (Dan) Doherty, Alison (Joe) Larkin and Denise (Brad) Flexon. Grandmother to 7 granddaughters and 7 grandsons. Also survived by her mother Margaret (Peggy),...
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Robert H. Piranian

November 25, 1943 - January 7, 2020

Robert H. Piranian of Glenolden, PA passed away at home on January 7, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Mr. Piranian & Grace (Nakeshian) Piranian. Robert was predeceased by his beloved wife Claudia who welcomes him back to heaven to be together once again. He is survived by four daughters Ranee, Tina, Tiffany, Roseann and 4 grandchildren Gia, Joey, Dominic, Mia...
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Michael J. Crompton

January 6, 1948 - January 5, 2020

Michael J. Crompton, 71, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Lititz, Pennsylvania. Born and raised in Philadelphia, the son of Robert and Marie (née Appenzeller) Crompton. Michael and his immediate family have resided within Lancaster County for the past 30 years, enjoying its scenic landscapes and rural quietude. Michael...
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Frances (nee Senkow) Osuchowski

December 8, 1922 - January 4, 2020

Frances (nee Senkow) Osuchowski passed away January 4, 2020 at the age of 97. She was formerly of Lester, PA. Daughter of the late Sam and Rose Senkow. Beloved wife of the late Walter Osuchowski. Loving mother of Dolores (Ray), Joseph (Ruthann), Sandra, Madeline and Bonnie (Andy). Dear sister of Sylvia and the late John and Lillian. She was the adorning grandmom of thirteen, caring great...
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Kathleen Theresa Martin

September 17, 1985 - January 2, 2020

Kathleen Theresa Martin was born to Nancy and William Martin on September 17, 1985, the fifth child to complete the family. Kathleen started her journey to heaven to see her mother, sister, and grandparents on January 2, 2020, leaving us all better people by the example of her life. Kathleen was born with Down syndrome and was a kind and loving soul. She loved to smile and joke around. Her...
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Charles J. Deasey III

November 14, 1950 - January 2, 2020

Charles J. Deasey III, age 69 of Norwood passed away on January 2, 2020 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Son of the late Charles and Margaret Deasey Jr; Brother of the late Francis Deasey. Mr. Deasey is survived by his beloved wife Maryellen (nee Murray); sons Christopher and Timothy Deasey; grandsons Ian and Kieran Deasey; brothers Robert and Jerry Deasey and his step-mother Angie Deasey. A proud Navy...
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Robert J. Fox

September 27, 1940 - January 2, 2020

Robert J. Fox, age79, of the Darby Twp section of Glenolden, passed away January 2, 2020. He was a very hard working Ramp Service Employee for United Airlines at the Philadelphia Airport for 45 years. Loving son of the late John P. and Grace A. St George Fox; beloved husband of Kaaren R.(nee Magarahan) Fox; devoted father of Donna Dadura (David) and the late Robin Denise Fox; dear brother of...
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Josephine T. (nee Carroll) Garttmeier

January 15, 1929 - December 31, 2019

Josephine T. Garttmeier, (nee Carroll) passed away on December 31, 2019 and was formerly of Good Shepherd Parish in Southwest, Phila. She was devoted to her family and was the loving daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Brennan Carroll. Beloved wife of the late Joseph; devoted mother of Theresa Baker (Dennis), Joseph P. Garttmeier, Jr. (Marion), Barbara Garttmeier, and Linda Campbell (David);...
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John Bobelick, Jr.

January 30, 1933 - December 28, 2019

John Bobelick, Jr. 86, resident of Collingdale for over 60 years passed away Saturday December 28, 2019 at the Springfield Senior Commons in Springfield. He was born January 30, 1933 in Reinerton, PA (Schuylkill Co.) to the late John, Sr. & Anna (Kopetka) Bobelick. John proudly served as a Corporal in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and retired as a Machine Tech from Kimberly Clark in...
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Regina Maiolino

December 5, 1957 - December 28, 2019

Regina Maiolino loving sister of Anthony,Rosario,Marianne,Juanita,Paul, Mark,Charlie,Rosemarie, John, and Don Maiolino Died on 12/28/19 at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. Regina was born 12/05/1957 in Philadelphia, Pa. She loved music, art and her family. Regina lived most of her life in Philadelphia,Pa Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass to be held at Our...
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Mary Jane Agnes "Janie" Huber

June 18, 1931 - December 25, 2019

Mary Jane Agnes "Janie" Huber of Folcroft, PA passed away surrounded by her loved ones on December 25, 2019 at the age of 88. She was born June 18, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA to the late John & Alice (Maguire) Reilly. Janie was predeceased by her beloved husband John "Jack" Huber and her son, Jackie. She is survived by her children Dan (Kathy Lee), Eddie, Jayne Kelly (Leo) and Patti Pearse (Dan)...
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Grant L. Smith

October 4, 1942 - December 24, 2019

Grant L. Smith passed away on December 24, 2019 at the age of 77. He was formerly of Ridley Park and Darby. Beloved husband of the late Paulette (nee Wilson). Devoted father of Michael, John, Rick, Paul and Dan Smith. Also survived by his beloved daughters-in-law and 14 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Visitation on Thursday after 9:30 am at the...
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Robert A. McGowan, Jr.

May 15, 1937 - December 23, 2019

Robert A. McGowan, Jr., age 82 of Ridley Park, PA (formerly of Wildwood Crest, NJ) passed on to Heaven Monday, December 23, 2019 after a short illness. Beloved husband of Frances Ann Thomas McGowan for 59 years, father of 7 children: Mary Kelly (John) of Wildwood Crest, NJ, Bob McGowan III (Sheila) of Richmond, VA, Roseanne P. Bradley (John III) of Prospect Park, PA, Kathleen Silvestri (Mike...
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Rene M. J. Macrone

September 3, 1938 - December 22, 2019

Rene M. J. Macrone, 81 of Ridley Park passed away Sunday December 22, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Rene & Rosella (Gillin) Macrone. Rene is a 1957 graduate of Saint Thomas More. He was retired from the Philadelphia Electric Company after 39 years of service. In retirement he enjoyed golfing, spending time with family and friends,...
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Albert V. Reif, Jr.

February 9, 1941 - December 21, 2019

Albert V. Reif Jr. of Collingdale, PA passed away on December 21, 2019 at the age of 78. He was born February 9, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Albert & Marie (McElroy) Reif. Albert was predeceased by his beloved wife Esther (Lewis), daughter Traci, and brothers John and James. He is survived by daughters Mary and Donna, sons Thomas and Stephen, and grandchildren Michelle, Stephen Jr....
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Iris (nee Vance) Fanean

April 4, 1942 - December 20, 2019

Iris Fanean (nee Vance) passed away on December 20, 2019 at the age of 77. She was a former resident of Prospect Park. Beloved wife of the late Peter Fanean. Devoted mother of the late Sean & Matthew Fanean. Dear sister of Janice (Alfred) Sawa & the late Nancy Neiss. Also survived by her granddaughter Trisha Fanean, brother in law Robert Neiss, daughter in law Patricia Carpenter & numerous...
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Patricia A. Stegemerten

December 13, 1946 - December 19, 2019

Patricia (Patty) Stegemerten, (nee Dougherty), passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 19th, 2019, of Newtown Square, PA, previously from Collingdale, PA. She was born on December 13th, 1946 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Florence (Parkhill) Dougherty. Patty was born and raised in Philadelphia, moved to Collingdale, PA to raise her family before finally moving to...
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Joan G. Miller

November 6, 1942 - December 18, 2019

Joan G. Miller (nee Fraley) passed away on December 18, 2019 at the age of 77. She was a resident of Siesta Key, FL and Media, PA. Beloved wife of 54 years of Robert. Devoted mother of Robert (Diane) and David (Christine) Miller. Loving grandmother of two grandsons: David Jr. & Jason. Also survived by her numerous nieces and nephews who were very dear to her. Relatives & friends are...
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Henry W. Rakoski, Jr.

October 27, 1947 - December 16, 2019

Henry W. "Hank" "Dupie" Rakoski, Jr. passed away peacefully on December 16, 2019 at the age of 72. Longtime resident of Woodlyn. Beloved husband of Joan. Devoted father of Sean Wells, Warren (Rebecca) Rakoski, Jill (Christopher) Scaggs and Stacey Dawson. Also survived by his grandchildren Tyler, Hannah, Caroline, Sarah and Annemarie. He retired in 2005 as the K9 Sergeant after 24 years...
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Joseph R. Lane, Jr.

October 2, 1960 - December 14, 2019

Joseph R. Lane, Jr. 59 of Glenolden passed away Saturday December 14, 2019 at his home. He was born October 2, 1960 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph R., Sr. & Geraldine (Jendos) Lane. Joe grew up in Folcroft, played many sports for the Boys Club, he was an exceptional athlete. He certainly made sure everyone knew that about him. Joe excelled in football and baseball throughout his childhood...
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Damian Nicholas Markellos

August 3, 1977 - December 12, 2019

Damian Markellos passed away on December 12, 2019. Beloved son of Peter A. Markellos and Kim Hunsinger. Dear grandson of Alice Mullen; also survived by his cat Smudge, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends. Damian loved animals, music, spending time in nature and playing in many bands. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Life Celebration on Saturday December 28th at 2:30 p.m. at...
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Gaetano "Guy" Iannitti

December 9, 1927 - December 11, 2019

Gaetano L. Iannitti, 92 of Philadelphia passed away December 11, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Philadelphia to the late John & Margaret (Altobello) Iannitti. Guy worked as a machinist at Baldwin Locomotive and Westinghouse. He also drove motor coaches for casino travelers and other charter trips, was a limousine driver, and drove school buses for Interboro Schools. ...
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Esther (nee Shinn) Stone

December 10, 2019

Esther Stone passed away on December 10, 2019, surrounded by family. Esther loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was devoted to her family. Esther also loved playing cards and activities with all her senior friends. Beloved mother of Robert Stone, Jack (Betty) Stone, Mary (Tom) Conrad, Theresa (Lark) Kemper and Eileen (Ed) Pfaff; dear mother- in- law of Nancy...
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John F. Boyle

March 25, 1927 - December 8, 2019

John F. Boyle, 92, of Aldan, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Sunday, December 8. He was born March 25, 1927 in Philadelphia to James Joseph and Anna (Ebinger) Boyle. He attended St Clement's and West Catholic High School. He was the Beloved husband of the late Hazel Cook Boyle, with whom he spent 57 years of love, laughter and...
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Helen Rosenbaum

August 14, 1937 - December 7, 2019

Helen Rosenbaum (nee Huhn) passed away on December 7, 2019 at the age of 82. Helen was a resident of Springfield, formerly of S.W. Philadelphia. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Deborah Ryan, Donna (Robert) Mander, Helen (Michael) Tolassi, Kathleen (Stephen) Terinoni & the late William. Mother in law of Mariann DeMaria. She was predeceased by her three brothers. Also...
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Ann I. Ford

May 25, 1932 - December 7, 2019

Ann I. Ford (nee Scocca), passed away on December 7, 2019, at the age of 87, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Folcroft and South Philadelphia. Ann loved playing cards with her friends. She also enjoyed Casino trips very much but most of all was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed. ...
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Bethanne Martin

November 5, 1976 - December 5, 2019

On December 5th Bethanne passed suddenly at home. Beth was beautiful, free spirited, kind, sweet and carefree with a magnetic soul. She was a talented artist that loved all things nature. She lived for her son Sammy, who was her pride and joy with whom she loved watching horror movies. Beth was hardworking and she loved to cook, read and cast spells. She was the best aunt anyone could ask...
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Gail M. (nee Pierce) Bush

July 1, 1961 - December 4, 2019

Gail Bush (nee Pierce), resident of Blue Bell, PA, formerly of Prospect Park, PA passed away peacefully on December 4, 2019 at the age of 58. Gail loved spending time with her family, vacationing to the Jersey shore, cooking, taking walks, and relaxing with a good book. She is survived by her parents Ralph and Carol Pierce, husband Forrest, daughters Kathleen and Andrea, brothers Mark ...
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Terecita Daly

December 8, 1939 - December 3, 2019

Terecita Daly, age 79, of Glenolden, PA peacefully passed away on December 3, 2019. Born and raised in Taos Pueblo, NM. She enjoyed being outdoors. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Daniel J. Daly; children Christine (Gordon) Hutton, Joseph Daly (Joanne Davis), Virginia Ryan and Daniel Daly. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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Aaron J. Brogan

August 1, 2010 - November 25, 2019

Aaron J. Brogan passed away on November 25, 2019 at the age of 9. Aaron was a resident of Norwood. Beloved son of Theodore and Christine Brogan. Grandson of Catherine Cicalese. Also survived by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Visitation on Thursday after 8:45 am at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Eddystone followed by a...
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Francis "Frank" Nelling III

April 13, 1949 - November 25, 2019

Francis A. Nelling, III, 70 of Prospect Park passed away peacefully Monday, November 25, 2019 at Taylor Hospice in Ridley Park surrounded by his immediate family. He is predeceased by his parents Francis and Eileen (Bradley) Nelling and his brother Patrick Nelling. He graduated from Monsignor Bonner in 1967 and joined the US Army thereafter. Frank served his country for 22 years and retired...
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Ralph E. Fucetolo

May 19, 1933 - November 23, 2019

Fucetolo, Ralph E., passed away November 23, 2019, at the age of 86 and was from Aldan, PA. Loving son of the late Ralph and Virginia Fucetolo; beloved husband for 63 years of Helen (nee Gillin); devoted father of Susan Richardson (Lew); dear grandfather of Eric V. Carroll and Andrew D. Carroll, also survived by 2 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Friday 9 AM...
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Thelma M. (nee Dandridge) Smith

June 9, 1933 - November 21, 2019

Thelma Marie Smith ( nee Dandridge) passed away on Thursday November 21, 2019 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital at the age 86. She was affectionately known as "Sissy" and to her grandchildren she was "Gammie". Born to Charles Henry Dandridge and Louvania Matilda Prigg, on June 9, 1933 in Darby, Pa. Sissy graduated from from Darby Senior High School in June 1951 and entered Mercy...
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Robert James Felker, Sr.

September 28, 1946 - November 19, 2019

Robert James Felker Sr., age 73, of Collingdale passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019. Beloved husband of Catherine Felker (nee Boorse). Dear father of Robert J. Felker Jr. (Jill), Karen Felker and Vicki Roberts (Peter). Brother of the late Donald Felker and Geraldine Brennan. Also survived by two grandchildren Lucas Felker and Ella Roberts. A naval veteran serving proudly from 1965 until...
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Denise Elizabeth Zerby

September 29, 1963 - November 18, 2019

Denise Elizabeth Zerby (nee Winter) passed away suddenly on November 18, 2019, at the age of 56. She lived in Holmes, Ridley Township and was formerly of Southwest, Phila. Denise was a talented hairdresser for many years but most of all she was devoted to her family. She was also a great artist known for her drawings working in pastels and paint. She even painted ceramics so beautifully and had...
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William T. Boch, Sr.

January 29, 1948 - November 16, 2019

William T. Boch Sr., age 71, of Essington passed away on November 16, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Regina M. Boch (nee Mumbower). Dear father of Nicole Browne (David), Lisa Keeney (the late Jonathan) and the late William T. Boch Jr., Brother of John Boch, Catherine Dussell, and the late Sara, Rose, Freddy, Barbara, and Harry. Also survived by nine grandchildren Michael, Mackenzie, Kailyn,...
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Michael J. Murray

April 23, 1947 - November 15, 2019

Michael J. Murray passed away on November 15, 2019 at the age of 72. Formerly of Delaware Co. & S.W. Philadelphia. Loving son of the late James J. Jr. & Marion Murray. Dear brother of Susan (John) Conte, Mary Lou Patton, Linda (Sal) Branco, James III (Sheli), Stephen, Kimberly (John) Jennings & Kathleen (Ronald) Okarski. Also survived by his ten nieces, five nephews, ten great nieces, four...
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Louise C. Lubinsky

April 10, 1941 - November 12, 2019

Louise C. Lubinsky, age 78 of Lewes, DE, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. She was born on April 10, 1941 in Ridley Park, PA, daughter of the late George and Doris DeGrave. Ms. Lubinsky made her career as an inspector of electrical components, employed with Clifton Precision and Wire Mold Company. In her spare time, you could find her crafting...
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Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr.

September 9, 1955 - November 10, 2019

Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr., "Fitz" or "Pop", age 64 of Ridley Park, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2019 at Harlee Manor. Fitz spent 40 years in the freight industry working for organizations including Emery Worldwide, Airborne Express and eventually as an independent driver for FedEx. Fitz grew up on Taylor Drive in Folcroft, PA briefly went to Bonner and graduated from Sharon Hill High School...
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David Turotsy

March 27, 1942 - November 10, 2019

David Turotsy passed away peacefully on November 10, 2019. Dave was born in Johnstown, Pa and lived in Folcroft for the past 74 years. He was a graduate of Eddystone High School and retired from Boeing Helicopters, Ridley Park. Dave enjoyed sharing his love of hunting, fishing and the outdoors with his family. They never knew where his gypsy adventures would take them. Husband of the late...
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Michael Anthony Pino

February 16, 1926 - November 10, 2019

Michael Anthony Pino, 93 of The Belvedere/Genesis Health Care in Chester (formerly..Folcroft ) passed away Sunday November 10, 2019 at the Crozer Keystone Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. He was born February 16, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late Frank & Michaline Puia. . In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his wife Rita (Sgro), and...
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May 25, 1935 - November 9, 2019

En conmemoración de la vida de JOSE VIRGILIO SANCHEZ CAMPOVERDE Mayo 25, 1935- Noviembre 9, 2019 † "Yo soy la resurrección y la vida, el que cree en mí, aunque este muerto, vivirá" (Juan 11:25) Su esposa: Targelia Narváez Peralta, sus Hijos: Carmen, Carlos, Augusto, Mario, Narcisa, Lola, Pachi, Mariagusta, Patricio, Lupe y César; sus hijos políticos: Hugo, Raquel, Victoria, Sara...
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Janet R. (nee Fanelli) Doto

September 9, 1949 - November 9, 2019

Janet R. Doto (nee Fanelli) passed away on November 9, 2019 at the age of 70. Longtime resident of Folcroft. Beloved wife of Ben. Devoted mother of Deanna Doto and Anthony (Stephanie) Doto. Dear sister of Michael Fanelli. Also survived by her 3 grandchildren, Isabella, Johnathon and Jessie, as well as her dear nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial...
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Michael J. McCann

February 23, 1959 - November 7, 2019

Michael John McCann of Norwood died suddenly on November 7th 2019. He will be joining his mother, Anna while leaving behind three loving children Michael, Christopher and Meghan. Five brothers and sisters Alma, Gregory, Elaine, Stephen and Joanne also his father, Joseph. There was not a person in his ever-growing family that was not happy to be around him or happy that he was simply there. He...
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