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

Maureen T. (nee McCunney) Owen

January 25, 1954 - May 20, 2020

Maureen Theresa (McCunney) Owen, age 66, died May 20th, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital. She was born January 25th, 1954 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital to Robert H. McCunney and Marguerite A. McCunney. Maureen grew up with her family in Briarcliffe, Pa and graduated from Cardinal O'Hara high school in 1972. She went on to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1977 and worked as a...
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James Hugh "Duff" Duffy

November 16, 1925 - May 18, 2020

James H. Duffy (Duff) passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Monday, May 18,2020. Born in Philadelphia, he was raised in Morton, lived in Norwood for almost 30 years before moving to Wallingford where he lived with his wife Rose for 40 years. A graduate of St James High School, he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII on the U.S.S. Monterey with future U.S. President Gerald Ford. Post War he...
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Ellen B. Norman

January 22, 1954 - May 17, 2020

Ellen B. Norman, age 66, passed away due to complications with COVID19 on May 17, 2020 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Ellen was born in Bryn Mawr, PA to James and Teresa Burghart (nee McGill). Ellen enjoying spending her free time with family and her dogs. She was an avid animal lover. Ellen loved traveling and spending time at the beach. Ellen was a loving, caring and...
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Wayne Nicholas Szynal

December 17, 1953 - May 17, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Nicholas Szynal share news of his passing on May 17th, 2020. Wayne grew up in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia raised by the late William and Catherine (Swierczynski) Szynal alongside his younger brother, Alan. When he was young, Wayne took a paper route in order to get access to the Philadelphia Eagles games at Franklin Field. He...
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Virginia "Jinny" Nurthen

August 3, 1959 - May 13, 2020

Virginia (Jinny) Lee Nurthen, long time resident of Ridley Park died on Wednesday 5/13/20 at Taylor Hospital. She was 60 years old. For most of her life, Jinny was an avid walker. She could be seen walking down West Ridley Ave. She loved catching up with the old neighbors and checking on her childhood home. You would see Jinny at the 4th of the July parade every year. Jinny loved music,...
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Jane R. Fryckberg

October 26, 1926 - May 13, 2020

Jane R. Fryckberg, 93, of West Chester (formerly of Glenolden and "The Meadows", section of Southwest Philadelphia), passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Paoli Hospital. Jane was born on October 26, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late John and Helen (Galka) Ryback. Jane was a 1944 graduate of John Bartram High School in Southwest Philadelphia and an active member of St. George's Catholic...
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Rita Hayworth Doyle

June 29, 1940 - May 13, 2020

Rita Doyle (neeHayworth) age 79, a 50 year resident of Tinicum passed away on May 13, 2020. Beloved mother of Kevin Doyle, Michael Doyle and the late Thomas Doyle; dear sister of Franny, Terry and the late Dot, Lorraine and Jackie. Also survived by six grandchildren Matt, Samantha, Kristen, Madison, Steven and Ixchel. Rita was a dedicated family women who truly held the family close to her...
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Ralph (Ace) Ciallella

June 29, 1925 - May 12, 2020

Ralph (Ace) Ciallella, formerly of Secane, PA, passed away on May 12, 2020 at the age of 94. He resided at the Meadowview nursing home in Northfield, NJ for the past two years. Ralph was born June 29, 1925 in Crum Lynne, PA to the late Antonio Ciallella and wife, Benedetta (Castrelli) who were immigrants from Roccamandolfi, Italy. Ralph enlisted in the US Army at the age of 18 and proudly...
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Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto

December 30, 1934 - May 10, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto, age 85 Tony, Passed away peacefully on May 10,2020. Tony was happily married for 47 years to his wife Gloria (nee McNeill "Stillwell"), who he always called "His Honey". Retired from Roofers Local 30, he enjoyed his retirement years spending time with his family, who he loved deeply. Tony was an avid pool player, enjoyed playing poker, and watching his grandkids...
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Patricia "Pat" Weyler

March 18, 1941 - May 9, 2020

Patricia H. "Pat" Weyler (nee Gormley), age 79, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 9, 2020. Born March 18, 1941, in Morton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Dorothy E. (nee Hihns) Gormley. Pat graduated from Notre Dame Catholic Girls High School in 1959. She met her husband, Henry, at a dance at 69th Street, and they were married on May 6, 1961 at Our...
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Joyce Ann (nee Nesbit) Lewis

August 24, 1949 - May 9, 2020

Joyce Ann Lewis passed away on May 9, 2020 at the age of 70. She was the loving mother to Kenneth "Skip" & Stacey. Joyce was born on August 24, 1949 in Philadelphia to Sam and Lillian (nee Green) Nesbit. Joyce lived for her family. She loved the penny slot, summers in Wildwood, watching the Phillies and playing cards. She was a huge fan of Rod Stewart and dancing. Joyce was known for her...
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Florence L. (nee Cannan) McCalla

October 6, 1942 - May 8, 2020

Florence Laura McCalla 77 year's old resident of Sharon Hill, PA was called home to the Lord on May 8, 2020. Florence was born at Crozer Hospital in Chester, PA on October 6, 1942. In her young adult years she worked in the Banking industry while later on, she worked in the food service industry at Academy Park High School and Little Flower Manor Nursing Home. She grew up as a resident of Marcus...
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Leon J. Santoleri

November 12, 1930 - May 6, 2020

Leon J. Santoleri, age 89 yrs., passed away peacefully on May 6, 2020 after a long illness. He was born in Philadelphia and had a 26 year career in the Army Signal Corps serving at U.S. military stations worldwide. He was awarded the Combat Bronze Star, with other awards and honors, and retired as a Command Sergeant Major. He is survived by his wife Annamarie, daughter Angelika and son Ray. ...
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Rose R. "Rosie" Smythe

July 6, 1917 - May 6, 2020

Rose R. Smythe, "Rosie" of Broomall, formerly of Lester, PA passed away on May 6, 2020 at the age of 102. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Rose (nee Hober) Kacsur. Rose is survived by her children Rose Crawford, Jacqueline Badey, John (Sharyn) Smythe and Michael (Melanie) Smythe. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great...
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James A. "Jamie" Super

August 3, 1952 - May 4, 2020

James "Jamie" A. Super passed away on May 4, 2020. He was a lifetime resident of Prospect Park, PA. Jamie graduated from St James High School in 1970 and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during two Tours of Duty in Vietnam. He later became a hardworking employee of Rollins Environmental in Bridgeport, NJ and later worked at Kimberly-Clark in Chester for many years. Loving son of the...
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Dolores Marsh

December 20, 1946 - May 3, 2020

Dolores Marsh, 73 of Glenolden, PA passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, PA. She was born on December 20, 1946 to the late Chester and Alice (nee Szumski) Kudzin. Prior to retirement, Dolores worked as a legal secretary and also spent many years working at the Westbrook Getty Mart in Clifton Heights. She loved word puzzles and going to the shore with her family...
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Michael "Reds" Tait

May 10, 1957 - May 2, 2020

Michael Thomas "Reds" Tait Michael Tait, age 62, passed away on May 2, 2020 at Lankenau Hospital Hospice. Michael was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 10, 1957 and raised in the Briarcliffe section of Glenolden (Darby Township). At 17, Michael entered the United States Marine Corps where he actively served from April 1976 through April 1979. Michael was a proud Marine and was awarded medals...
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Roy B. Gorson

April 30, 1931 - May 2, 2020

Roy B. Gorson, of Millsboro DE previously of Folcroft, PA passed away on May 2, 2020 at the age of 89. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Martin & Lillian (Stressman) Gorson. Roy was predeceased by his beloved wife Anna (Colantuono) Gorson and his sister Kay Augustine. He is survived by his children Sharon (Bob) McGovern, Chris Gorson and Mark Gorson; granddaughters, Rachel (Tony)...
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Neil T. Gallagher

April 15, 1941 - April 30, 2020

Neil T. Gallagher, born April 15, 1941, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia and currently a 21-year resident of Secane, Delaware County, PA, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2020 with his wife and daughters by his side. Neil was one of 12 children, six boys and six girls, born to the late John F. Gallagher and the late Helen Gallagher (nee McMaster). He attended St. Francis de Sales School...
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Mary Louise Rodarmel

February 24, 1951 - April 30, 2020

Mary Louise Rodarmel , 69 of Norwood, Pa passed away Thursday April 30, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby. She was born On February 24, 1951 in Glenolden to the late Lewis and Mary Hansell She graduated from Interboro High School. She worked at Bullen Companies for many years. Prior to her passing she resided at St Francis Country House in Darby Pa. She loved to spend time with her...
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Barbara M. "Barb" Steuber

December 15, 1960 - April 29, 2020

Barbara M. Steuber "Barb" passed away at the age of 59, on April 29, 2020 at her home. She was born December 15, 1960 in Darby to the late Richard P. & Mary Ann (Gillespie) Steuber. Barb was a 1978 graduate of Interboro Sr. High School. She worked at Bullen Companies for many years before retiring in 2016. She loved sports, especially baseball. Barb loved the beach and spent many summers at...
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William J. Davis

April 2, 1939 - April 29, 2020

William "Bill" J. Davis, of West Chester, PA passed away peacefully on April 29, 2020 at the age of 81. He was born in Parkside, PA to Carl Sr. & Kathryn (Hampton) Davis. Bill is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen "Kay" Davis; daughter Victoria (Tom) Baluk; granddaughters Juliana and Laila Baluk. He was predeceased by his daughter Cynthia Georgine Davis Mellor. Bill enjoyed gardening...
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Robert A. Larsen

October 2, 1979 - April 28, 2020

Robert A. Larsen, of Swarthmore, PA passed away unexpectedly on April 28, 2020 at the age of 40. He was born in Middletown, PA to Robert E. Larsen & Donna Kohlbrenner. Robert is survived by Joseph Kohlbrenner, Valerie R. Larsen, Chris Ann Larsen, Michele Kirby and Peter DeSimone. He was predeceased by Robert W Larsen, Anna C Larsen, Jimmy Larsen, Josephine and Anthony DeSimone. Robert...
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Sami T. Rai

April 7, 1967 - April 25, 2020

Sami Rai was born on April 7, 1967, in the Holy Land, Jerusalem, Jordan. Sami lived on this earth for 53 years and died on April 25, 2020, of both COVID-19 and other ailments. Sami also had Glioblastoma in 2005 a type of brain cancer, for which over the years weakened his body. His desire to live for his two beautiful daughters enabled him to live all those years, with the great support from...
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Bernice E. (nee Wright) Howard

April 13, 1940 - April 25, 2020

Bernice Howard (Bonnie) passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in West Point, New York. She lived in Sharon Hill, PA. Bonnie retired from Fair Acres Geriatric Center in Lima where she worked for 30 years as a housekeeping supervisor. She is survived by two daughters Pamela and Tammy, three grand-daughters and four great granddaughters. She had a...
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Matthew J. Szafranski

January 1, 1939 - April 24, 2020

Born and raised in Wilmington DE, His love for the tenor saxophone and performing led to a musical career throughout the Tri State area. He enlisted in The US Navy and served aboard the USS Des Moines in the Mediterranean, as a radio operator. He was employed by The Delaware County Daily Times as Pressroom Foreman, Circulation District Manager and Department Head of Composing Room. He was a...
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Carmella L. (nee Piscopio) Poloncarz

December 12, 1936 - April 23, 2020

Camella L. Poloncarz, former Tinicum Township Resident Carmella L. Poloncarz, age 83 of Essington passed away peacefully at the Fair Acres Geriatric Center on April 23, 2020, in Media, Pennsylvania. Born in South Philadelphia, Carm was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School. Carm met her beloved husband, Norbert, at the Defense Supply Center in South Philadelphia. She was an Essington...
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Lorna F. Campbell

May 18, 1937 - April 21, 2020

Lorna F. Campbell of Aston, PA passed away on April 21,2020. Lorna was born on May 18, 1937 in Spangler, PA to the late George Funk and Susan West. She worked as a secretary for Westinghouse Electric and Atwell, Vogel & Sterling and held jobs at GC Murphy and Woolworths. She lived the majority of her life in Pennsylvania but also spent time living in Wilmington, Delaware and Corpus Christi,...
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Eleanor M. Hamel

March 8, 1935 - April 20, 2020

Eleanor M. Hamel, 85, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by her children at home on April 20, 2020. Eleanor was a devout Catholic born in Philadelphia to the late Edward Stevens and Bridget (Nolan)Stevens. She graduated from West Catholic High School , class of 1953. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph C Hamel Jr and mother of Joseph C Hamel III(Margie), David L Hamel(Julia)...
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Richard W. Palmatory

September 8, 1937 - April 19, 2020

Richard Walter Palmatory, 82 of Folsom passed away Sunday April 19, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland borough. He was born September 8, 1937 in Philadelphia to the late Thomas & Grace (Conklin) Palmatory. Richard started working for General Electric as a young man. He held many positions with GE, such as appliance painter and later, control panel wiring technician. He was...
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Stephen D. Pollard

March 25, 1941 - April 19, 2020

Stephen D. Pollard passed away on April 19, 2020 at the age of 79. He was a resident of Avondale, formerly of Mount Laurel, NJ and Ridley Park. Devoted father of Stephen C. Pollard. Dear brother of Carol Ann "Candy" Schreiber, Richard "Dick" Pollard, Suzanne Del Grande and the late Jay Pollard. Also survived by his two grandchildren Carly & Matthew. Mr. Pollard was a 1959 graduate of...
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Mary Agnes Byrne

December 17, 1927 - April 18, 2020

Mary Agnes Byrne of Collingdale, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Wallingford Manor. She was 92. Mary Agnes was the wife of the late Edwin Byrne. Mary Agnes was also preceded in death by her son Edwin Jr. (Kathy). She will be sadly missed by her children: James of Collingdale, PA, Thomas (Therese) of Fairless Hills, PA, Mary Miller (John) of Media, PA. She is also...
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Pauline Steinmeyer

March 11, 1922 - April 15, 2020

Pauline Steinmeyer, 98 of Folcroft passed away Wednesday April 15, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Med. Ctr. In Upland Borough. She was born March 11, 1922 in Philadelphia to the late Andrew & Catherine (Yawarski) Matkowski. In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Howard, and seven siblings. Survivors include her children, Ernie (Beth), Howard, Sandy (Rich) Hatton...
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Loretta M. Plunkett

March 18, 1929 - April 15, 2020

Loretta M. Plunkett, age 91, of Glenolden passed away peacefully on April 15, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Plunkett. Loretta worked as a medical secretary for the University of Pennsylvania retiring in the late 1980's. She is survived by her four cousins Lorraine Murray, Regina Lawless, Dorothy Marinelli and Claire Reinke and many 2nd and 3rd cousins. Services and...
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John "Jack" Daly

July 10, 1959 - April 14, 2020

Jack Daly, of Prospect Park, PA suddenly passed away on April 14, 2020 at the age of 60. He was born in Darby, PA to the late William & Helen (Keating) Daly. Jack is survived by his dearly loved wife Nancy; daughter Jennifer (Jake); grandson Riley David; granddaughters Emmalynn Rose and Loralynn Grace; sister Maureen and nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Billy Daly...
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John "Jack" Lynch

April 30, 1934 - April 9, 2020

John "Jack" Lynch of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2020. He was born in Darby to William and Nellie Lynch on April 30, 1934. John graduated from St. James High School (Chester) in 1952. He married the "love of his life" Marie Cox on August 31, 1957 in St. Gabriel's of Norwood, PA. He worked as a machinist and inspector at Boeing for thirty five years. John treasured spending...
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Helen E. (nee Van Blunk) Cook

January 15, 1921 - April 9, 2020

On April 9, 2020, at the age of 99, Helen (Van Blunk) Cook of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully of natural causes at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Kirkwood, PA. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Paul, of 54 years and her parents John and Margaret (Wright) Van Blunk. Together, they had 7 children, Joseph (Antoinette), Geraldine (Thomas) Parker, Helen (Robert) Leonard,...
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John "Jack" Schaefer

May 13, 1942 - April 4, 2020

John 'Jack' Schaefer, of Ridley Park, PA, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020, at the age of 77. He was born in Ridley Park, PA, on May 13, 1942, to the late Robert N & Cecelia M (McFadden) Schaefer. Jack is survived by his brothers Robert (Doris), William (Diane), George (Carol); sisters Cecelia 'Peggy' Schaefer, Kathleen Schaefer Heckman (Dale), Mary Beth Schaefer Thompson (Bruce); 12...
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Edward "Eddie" Chen

June 29, 1936 - April 3, 2020

Edward Benjamin Chen. On Friday 4/3/20, Ed passed away with the peace of God in his heart and his beloved wife, Cora, at his side. Ed was born on June 29, 1936 in Shanghai, China and grew up in Hong Kong before emigrating to the United States, where he earned degrees in Education from Seton Hall University and in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. He married his true love, Cora, in...
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Ronald B. Stein

January 8, 1941 - April 2, 2020

Ron Stein lived until age 79, and is now at rest. He died a few minutes after midnight April 2, 2020 at home with Doris, his wife and partner of 35 years. With the gentle, caring support of Penn Medicine doctors, nurses and support staff together with Penn Home Health Care and lastly Penn Hospice, he had been able to stay comfortable in the place he loved most. After many years of health...
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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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