Dean/Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

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Our Obituaries

Josephine E. (nee Marinucci) Agozzino

November 3, 2020

AGOZZINO Josephine E. Agozzino (nee Marinucci) of Philadelphia, passed away on November 3rd 2020, at the age of 91. Josephine was the loving wife of the late Peter P. Agozzino for 63 wonderful years. Josephine was the loving mother to Joan Edwards (the late Robert), Dorena Horan (the late Arthur), and Richard Agozzino (Noreen). Josephine also leaves behind a loving legacy in her two...
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Sean P. Murray

November 2, 2020

Sean P. Murray, of Philadelphia, passed away on November 1st 2020 at the age of 56. Sean was the loving son of the late John P. and Susan P. (nee Brennan) and brother to the late Maureen Sciandra. Sean will be greatly missed by his sister Susan Hill (Robert), and his brothers; Frank Murray (Judy) and Dan Murray. Sean leaves behind a loving legacy in his many nieces and nephews; Christie Cochrane ...
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Patricia A. "Patty" Mullelly-Thomer

October 29, 2020

Patricia A. "Patty" Mullelly-Thomer, of NE Philadelphia, age 67 passed away at her residence with her family at her side; on October 29, 2020. Patty had numerous health issues in the last five years, and ultimately succumbed to her battle with Metastatic Melanoma. Patty was a retired financial clerk who worked in the industry for over 30 years. She thoroughly enjoyed meeting new people,...
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Ann Bridget (nee Schwarz) Wilcox

October 28, 2020

Ann Bridget Wilcox (nee Schwarz), of Jenkintown PA, passed away on October 28th 2020 at the age of 67, surrounded by her loving sister and brother in law; Heidi Tenebruso (Peter). Ann was the loving wife of Charles A. Wilcox for 29 years. Ann was the daughter of the late Helmut Schwarz and Klara (nee Reis). Ann will be greatly missed by her sister Heidi (Pete), bothers Rick (Karina), Walt ...
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Joyce Ann Brown

October 11, 2020

Joyce Ann Brown, of Jenkintown, PA. ; formerly of Meadowbrook passed away at her residence on October 11th, at the age of 82. She was born in Philadelphia, she was the Joyce was the beloved mother of Kathleen Clark (the late William). She was the loving Grandmother of Kelly and Jessie Costanzo, great grandchildren Christopher Ginion, Gianna, Ryan, Aidan, and Harley Latrop, her very dear...
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Catharine Johnson Mayson

October 8, 2020

MAYSON Catharine Johnson Mayson, of Cheltenham Village passed away on October 8th 2020 at the age of 98. She was the daughter of James V. Johnson and Edna Houldin Johnson. Cathy was the loving wife of Herbert C. Mayson for 39 years. Cathy was the caring mother to Mark V. Mayson (Susan) and Dane C. Mayson (Michele). Cathy leaves behind an impressive legacy in her six grandchildren; Kendra ...
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Kenneth James Leyden, Sr.

October 6, 2020

Kenneth James Leyden Sr., of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania passed away on Tuesday October 6 , 2020 at the age of 76. Ken is survived by the love of his life, Gail (nee Appell) with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Ken is survived by his devoted son Zachary Leyden (and his partner Amy Johnson). Ken was the loving brother of the late Janet and Linda Leyden. Ken was born and raised in...
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Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich

September 24, 2020

Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. passed away at her residence at Wesley Enhanced Living of Upper Moreland, on September 24th, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Kensington, Philadelphia and was the daughter of the late John and Mina Stab. Lorraine was the devoted wife of the late John; married for 64 years. She was the beloved mother of Lorraine Henson (David),...
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Michael P. Griffin, Sr.

September 22, 2020

Michael P. Griffin, Sr. of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Living, Burholme where he had been residing. He was 85 years old. "Mike" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia to the late Harry and Rose (née Brennan) Griffin. He was the husband to the late Helen (née Donahue) Griffin who passed away in 1993. ...
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Isabelle "Mitzi" (nee Springman) Muller

September 12, 2020

Isabelle "Mitzi" Muller (nee Springman) passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday September 12th, 2020, she was 89 years old. Wife of the late Frederick Muller, Isabelle is survived by her beloved children; John F. Muller (Pattiya), Susan B. Patton (Thomas), and Elizabeth A. Muller as well as five grandchildren; Taryn, Ryan, Jamie, Amanda, Jennifer and ten great grandchildren; Edie,...
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Mary Alphonse Hamel

September 8, 2020

Sr. Mary Alphonse Hamel, 86, a Sister of the Redeemer for 63 years, died September 8, 2020. Sister was born Lorraine Therese Hamel in Laconia, N.H., and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., by her parents, the late Doris and Lorenzo Alphonse Hamel. She is survived by her beloved brother Frank; nieces Margaret Hamel-Daymon (James) and Theresa Hillerby (Dana); nephew Michael Hamel (Maureen); great-nieces...
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Judith Fabry

July 20, 1960 - August 15, 2020

Judith Fabry, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 60 years old. "Judy" as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on July 27, 1960 in Philadelphia to the late John G. Dusak and Adele M. (née Furtek) Dusak. She was the wife to the late Martin E. Fabry who passed away in 2018. Judy was a graduate from...
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Dorothy Jane Wilson

August 3, 2020

Wilson Dorothy Jane (known to her family and friends as "Sis" and "Dot") of Newtown, PA formerly of Roslyn, PA died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Buckingham Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. She was 79 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph K. and Dorothy L. MacDonald Wilson. Loving mother of Barbara Zettlemoyer and her husband Rick, Lorraine Bear (late Tom) and the late Ronald Brown....
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Jane Elizabeth (nee Reilly) Amato

August 3, 2020

AMATO Jane Elizabeth (nee Reilly) of Philadelphia, passed away on August 3rd 2020 at the age of 76. Jane was the loving wife of Leo Robert Amato for 53 wonderful years. Jane was a devoted mother to Christopher M. (Nicole), Jennifer L. Volpe (Joseph), and Grace E. Shallow (John); adoring Mimi to Madelyn Volpe and Anthony Volpe; Loving sister to Marguerite Stamato (Anthony) and James Reilly (Mary)...
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Frances H. (nee Broderick) Burns

July 30, 2020

Frances H. Burns (nee Broderick), who grew up in the Feltonville neighborhood in Philadelphia, passed away on July 30, 2020 at the age of 79. Fran was the loving wife of the late Raymond D. Burns Sr. for 34 wonderful years. Fran was the caring mother to Raymond D. Burns Jr. (Evelyn), Sean J. Burns (Katherine), Kimberly B. Rybacki (Jonathan), and Andrew Burns (Debra). Fran was the adoring "MeMom"...
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Andrew J. Staich

July 29, 2020

STAICH A shining light has gone out of the world. We are sad to announce the passing of Andrew Joseph Staich, proud citizen from Fox Chase, Philadelphia. A loving son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, "Stiz" illuminated the lives of many with his love, art, music, performances, and lessons. Andrew Joseph Staich passed away on July 29th 2020 at the age of 38. He was the loving son of...
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Margaret D. (nee Donovan) Harmer

July 12, 2020

HARMER Margaret D. (nee Donovan), of Philadelphia, passed away on July 12th, 2020 at the age of 82. Margaret was the loving wife of the late Donald R. Harmer Sr. for 55 wonderful years. Margaret will be greatly missed by her three children; Kathleen, Patricia Rovine (David), and Donald R. Jr. (Kelly). Margaret also leaves behind an adoring legacy in her four grandchildren; Olivia, Jackson,...
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Emmett Joseph Kane

July 9, 2020

Emmett Joseph Kane, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 9th at the age of 72. Emmett is survived by his loving wife Rebecca (nee Tillman) of 45 wonderful years. Emmett was also the loving father of Richard W. Brooks IV (Rita), Megan E. Guers (Matthew), and Patrick E. Kane (Genevieve). Emmett was the adoring grandfather to Connor, Brennan, Hadley, Charlotte, Vivian, and...
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Thomas A. Cunningham, Esquire

June 27, 2020

Thomas A. Cunningham Esquire of Rockledge, Pennsylvania, passed away at his residence with his family at his side on June 27th, at the age of 69. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Vincent and Mary Cunningham. He was a loving and devoted husband to Rose Ann for over 46 years. He was a dedicated father and role model to his son, Thomas "not so" Jr. (Christen), and daughter Gina...
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Dennis Edward Fetzer

June 10, 2020

FETZER Dennis Edward Fetzer, of Philadelphia, passed away on June 10th, 2020, at the age of 72. Dennis was the loving husband to Joanne T. Shisler for 52 wonderful years and the caring father to Joseph R. Shisler (Michelle), Dominique R. Fetzer, and Francesca M. Carney (Matthew). Dennis will also be greatly missed by his granddaughter, Aisling Carney, whom he adored. Dennis was an animal...
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Louise Caroline Tetzner

June 4, 2020

Louise Caroline Tetzner, 88, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Abington-Jefferson Hospital in Pennsylvania. Caroline, as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on October 18, 1931 to the late Henry and Louise (née Reinert) Kraekel. She is survived by her sons: Emil Tetzner (Denise), Richard Tetzner, and John Tetzner (Lori) along with her...
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Marie E. (nee O'Neill) Knobloch

June 3, 2020

Marie E. Knobloch (nee O'Neill) of Philadelphia, on June 3rd 2020. Marie is survived by her son Michael J. Mahoney (Michele), her grandson Michael J. Mahoney II, loving sister Connie Pieczynski, her nieces Joan Hucke (William), Joyce Jackson (Stephen), and her nephew Dan Pieczynski. Marie also leaves behind a loving legacy in her great nieces and nephews; Jessica, Victoria, Thomas, and David. ...
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Mary T. (Walton) McCutcheon

June 2, 2020

Mary Teresa McCutcheon (Walton) Mary T. (Walton) McCutcheon, aged 91, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 surrounded by her friends Christine, Emily and Billy. The daughter of the late John And Mary (McHale) Walton, preceded in death by husband Howard A. "Mac" McCutcheon. Mary grew up in the East Falls section of Philadelphia and spoke fondly of her living on Conrad St, across from...
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Eleanor M. Black

May 22, 2020

Eleanor M. Black, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Luther Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center where she had been residing. She was 92 years old. "Bee" as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on May 7, 1928 in Abington, PA to the late M. Clifford Brooks and Mary Emma (née Blankley) Brooks. Bee was known for her baking, especially her Christmas cookies...
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Helen E. Winczoski

May 13, 2020

Winczoski Helen E. Winczoski, age 97 of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on May 13th, at her residence at the Immaculate Mary Home ; Philadelphia, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of the late Eugene and Elizabeth Halligan. She was a retired Salesperson; she worked at the York Women's apparel shop in Philadelphia. She was a tireless walker, and she Helen was the...
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Thomas E. Moore

May 4, 2020

MOORE Thomas E. Moore, of Philadelphia, passed away on May 4, 2020 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Doris M. Moore (nee Scheidel) for 52 years. Tom was the caring father of Thomas E. Moore Jr. (the late Susan), Michael F. Moore (Janice), and Suzanne M. Plunkett (James), and the late Linda A. Moore. Tom leaves behind an impressive legacy in his six grandchildren; Lauren, Shawn, Katelyn,...
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Margaret Mary Theresa (Beahn) Biddle

April 30, 2020

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Margaret Mary Theresa Biddle (Beahn); wife of the late Jack Biddle. Peggy to her brothers Thomas Beahn (Judy), the late James Beahn (Anne Marie), sister to Janet Mair, Mom to John Biddle (Alyssa), Margaret Andrews (Russ), and Patty Biddle, and Grammy to Elizabeth and Russell Andrews, Aunt Peg to her nieces and nephews, Mrs. B. to some, Peg to her friends and...
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Joan Claire (nee Paskey) Yeck

April 28, 2020

Yeck Joan Claire Yeck (nee Paskey), of Fox Chase Philadelphia, passed away on April 28 th 2020, at the age of 89. Joan was the loving wife of Matthew "Curley" Yeck Jr. for 49 years. Joan was the caring mother of Steven M. Yeck (Susan), and Jeffrey M. Yeck (Sandra). Joan leaves behind an impressive legacy in her five grandchildren; Matthew Yeck (Elizabeth), Michael Yeck (Jessica), David Yeck ...
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Jeanne A. O'Rourke

April 24, 2020

O'Rourke Jeanne A. O'Rourke, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 24th 2020 at the age of 78. Although brain-damaged from a fall as a toddler, Jeanne was able to live a full life, and she was a "Special" friend to many people. Born and raised in West Oak Lane, Jeanne attended Mercy Academy in Gwynedd Valley, and then she was a resident at St. Mary of Providence Home in Elverson, PA. for...
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Jack Clayton Helveston

April 20, 2020

HELVESTON Jack Clayton Helveston, 87, of Quakertown, PA, passed away on April 20, 2020 surrounded by family. Jack was the loving husband of Margaret F. (nee Kingston) for 67 years. Jack was also the loving father to Diana Campbell (Robert), Jack Jr. (Joan), and Donna Young (Steve). Jack leaves behind an impressive legacy in his grandchildren: Tricia Linowski (Jeffrey), Sarah Torr (Michael),...
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Dennis Wayne Garvey

April 16, 2020

GARVEY Dennis Wayne Garvey, formerly of Germantown Philadelphia and Hatboro, PA, passed away on April 16th, 2020 at the age of 57. Dennis was husband to Diane Garvey (nee Hemmerle) for 8 loving years. Dennis was father to the late Erin Garvey, Sarah Donahue (Jeff) and Catherine Garvey (Jeff). Dennis will also be greatly missed by his grandson, Ronan Donahue. Dennis was the youngest of 14...
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Mary Petrocik

April 15, 2020

Mary Petrocik was born in 1927 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania and died on April 15th at the age of 92. She was the daughter of Michael and Anna Petrocik, niece to her beloved Cetka, sister to Michael, Stephen, and Joseph, all predeceased. She was also aunt to Susan Fisher, Patricia Ryan, Rosemarie DiCicco, Mark Petrocik, Barbara Lessard ,Michael Petrocik, Regina Broden, and Anne Reich and great...
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Albin J. Slusarz

April 14, 2020

SLUSARZ Albin J. Slusarz, of Nicetown (currently Roxborough) Philadelphia, passed away on April 14, 2020 at the age of 93. Al was the loving and devoted husband of the late Veronica "Ronnie" (nee Widziak) for 50 years, and the caring father to Janet Bratek (Ronald). Kathy M. Szydlowski, Carol S. Ladden (the late Dr. John Ladden), Albin J. Slusarz Jr., and Mary V. Slusarz. Al leaves behind an...
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Arlene (Ollie) Sieber

April 8, 2020

Sieber Arlene (Ollie) Sieber, age 83 of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on April 8th, 2020 at Neshaminy Manor in Warrington, PA. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Peter and Millie Keyser. She was a retired Nurse, a member of the Red Hats at St. Cecilia's Church and was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who enjoyed being with her...
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Rudolph J. Griesbach, Jr.

April 6, 2020

GRIESBACH Rudolph J., Jr. of Cheltenham, passed away peacefully at home on April 6th, 2020 at the age of 89. Rudy was the loving father of John R. Quinn (Kate) and William R. Griesbach (Catherine Gore, and former wife and mother of grandchildren, Teresa Griesbach). He leaves behind an impressive legacy in his three grandchildren; Sarah Kettles, Douglas Griesbach, and Zachary Griesbach, as well...
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Francis J. Oppman, Jr.

July 18, 1943 - April 5, 2020

OPPMAN Francis J. Oppman Jr., 76, of Abington Township, Pennsylvania, entered into eternal rest as he peacefully passed away on Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020. Fran was a loyal friend with a big heart and an even bigger sense of humor. He was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1943 to the late Fritz and Gladys Oppman and will be deeply missed by his one and only dearest sister, Janet. He was the...
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Lorraine Catherine Waldeck

April 1, 2020

Lorraine Catherine Waldeck, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 1st, 2020, at the age of 90. Lorraine was the daughter of the late Martha (nee Bradney) and Harry Arlington Raudenbush. Lorraine is predeceased by her loving husband of 52 years, Elmer W. Waldeck, her sisters, Mary and Martha Raudenbush, her brothers, Hank and Wesley Raudenbush, as well as her daughter, Dr. Kathleen Waldeck VMD ...
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Gregory John DiFonzo

March 16, 2020

DiFonzo Gregory John DiFonzo, of Jenkintown, passed away on March 16, 2020 at the age of 70. Gregory is preceded in death by parents, Silvestro (Fred) and Olga (Tuohy) and survived by brothers, Jeffrey and Eric, and son, Paul. Gregory's musical gifts were abundant. In addition to a career in music education, his wonderful vocal and instrumental talents were utilized in numerous church and...
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David Christian Robbins

March 3, 2020

ROBBINS David Christian Robbins of Glenside, PA passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020. He was 29 years old. Beloved son of Charles F. and Mary A. (Fleming) Robbins. Loving brother of Benjamin T. Robbins, Timothy J. Robbins and his wife Joy and Hannah E. Robbins. Uncle of Elyse Harper Robbins, Owen Carter Robbins and Ezra James Robbins. David worked for Brightview Landscape where he was employed...
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Kathleen Grace Richardson

February 24, 2020

Kathleen Grace Richardson, 67 years old of Philadelphia passed away surrounded by her loving family on Monday February 24th, 2020. Wife of The Late, James Richardson, Kathleen is survived by her cherished children, Jason, Jennifer (Ralph), and Kristen. She is also survived by her adored grandchildren, Alyssa, Christian, R.J., and Stephen, as well as her loving sister, Janice. Kathleen is...
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Rose Ann Brandenstein

February 11, 2020

Rose Ann Brandenstein, 87, of Alhambra, CA and formerly of Chandler, AZ; Springfield, MO; Dearborn, MI; and Philadelphia, PA, slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday evening, February 11, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with COPD. Rose Ann was born in 1932 in Philadelphia, the first of two children born to the late Clayton and Rose Erb. Throughout her childhood, Rose...
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Viola E. Comas

February 11, 2020

Viola E. Comas, of Burholme Philadelphia, passed away on February 11th 2020 at the age of 100. Viola was the loving wife of the late Lester Comas for 58 years. Viola was the caring sister of Mary Hediger (the late Joseph Sr.), and the late Albert Meyers. Viola will be greatly missed by her niece, nephews, and their families. Viola was a longtime resident of Burholme Philadelphia, where she...
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Margaret J. Lukacko

February 3, 2020

Lukacko Margaret J., of Philadelphia, passed away on February 3rd 2020 at the age of 75. Marge is survived by her loving children; Peter O. Lukacko and Paul L. Lukacko, as well as her sister Mary Plewes and her brother Leonard Kovacs, whom all loved her very much. Marge will always be remembered as a devoted mother to her boys. She always put her family before herself. Marge would enjoy...
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Jacqueline Francis Scott

January 29, 2020

Jacqueline Francis Scott,70, of Philadelphia lost her battle with MS and fell asleep in death on January 29,2020. She was exceptionally beautiful both inside and out and loving to her family and friends. Even when it felt too hard to bear, she refused to give up. She persisted on and graduated college with both an associate and bachelor's degrees. Jacqueline is survived by her two daughters...
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Eleanor Y. Hunt

January 21, 2020

Eleanor Y. Hunt, age 87, died Tuesday January 21, 2020 at Little Flowers Manor in Darby. She was born to George Wackossky and the former Elizabeth Kovali. Ellie was raised in Olney and worked at various insurance companies. She worked for INA(Insurance Company of North America) in Philadelphia and Echelon Insurance in New Jersey. She retired from IRS as a Data Transcriber. Ellie raised her...
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Barbara Mack

January 20, 2020

Barbara Mack, of Cheltenham and Philadelphia, passed away on January 20th 2020, at the age of 70. Barbara was the loving wife of William A. Mack Jr. for 40 wonderful years. Barbara was the caring mother to Marie Ianieri (Vincent), and William A. Mack III (Melissa) and special mom to Casey Evans. Barbara leaves behind an impressive legacy in her eight grandchildren; Gianna, Vincenzo, Haley,...
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Howard A. "Mac" McCutcheon

January 20, 2020

Howard A. "Mac" McCutcheon, aged 94, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2020 surrounded by his ever-loving wife and friends. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary (Walton) McCutcheon. Son of the late Murrell and Ada (Pyle) McCutcheon, brother of the late Raymond McCutcheon. Mac served in the US Navy in WWII (1943-1946) aboard the USS Bataan. He joined the Philadelphia Police Department...
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Agnes Teresa (nee Colon) Kull

January 17, 2020

AGNES TERESA KULL (Nee Colon) of Huntingdon Valley, PA formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospice, Meadowbrook, PA. She was 71 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph and Agnes Sakala Colon. Wife of the late Bernard J. Kull. Loving mother of Stephen Mark Kull, Vanessa Kull and Christopher Kull. Mother in law to Ann, Amy, Jimmy and Kelly. ...
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Robert J. Taylor

October 4, 1946 - January 6, 2020

Robert J. Taylor, 73, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Monday morning, January 6, 2020 surrounded by his wife & daughter. Born on October 4, 1946 in Philadelphia to the late James Taylor and Emma Brown. Bob is survived by his beloved wife and best friend Peggy Taylor (nee Daley)of 49 years. Bob was the loving father of Shannon Dougherty (Ray) and his three fur-grandchildren Riley, Bandit,...
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Andrea Elizabeth (nee Chuhra) Vogel

December 28, 2019

Andrea Elizabeth (nee Chuhra) Vogel, of Cheltenham, passed away on December 28th at the age of 71. Her parents Andrew and Elizabeth (Szabo) Chuhra preceded her in death. She was the beloved wife of Jack Vogel; loving mother of Christopher (Sandi) Hessler, Aaron Vogel, and Jamie (Alex) Barth; devoted grandmother of Rachael (Chris) Nergart, Sarah Hessler, Hannah Hessler, Dawson Barth, Payton Barth,...
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Anna Regina Berk

December 25, 2019

Anna Regina Berk, of Philadelphia, passed away on December 25th 2019 at the age of 88. Anna was the loving wife of the late George H. Berk Sr. for over 50 years. Anna will be greatly missed by her caring children; Patricia Hermann, George H. Berk Jr. (Linda), and Dolores M. Baranauskas (Robert Sr.). Anna leaves behind an impressive legacy in her nine grandchildren; John, Colleen (Frank), the late...
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John "Jack" Vincent Sweeney

December 5, 2019

SWEENEY John "Jack" Vincent Sweeney, of East Oak Lane and Rockledge PA, passed away on December 5th, at the age of 80. Jack is survived by his loving wife Patricia A. (nee Holmes) of 57 amazing years. Jack was the caring father to Christopher S. Sweeney (Lisa), Annette M. Hanagan (Kevin), and John V. Sweeney Jr. (Lois). Jack leaves behind an impressive legacy in his seven grandchildren; Brenna,...
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Dorman A. Glenn

December 1, 2019

Dorman A. Glenn, born in Lynn, Arkansas and residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the past 65 years, entered into eternal rest on the Lord's Day, December 1, 2019, at the age of 90 years. Dorman is survived by his loving, caring wife, Fran (nee Sommer) of 17 memorable years. Dorman is also survived by his devoted children- Carolyn June Glenn Agrusa and John Joseph Glenn (Susan). Dorman...
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Frank A. Loeffler

November 22, 2019

LOEFFLER Frank A., of Philadelphia, on November 22nd , at the age of 87 Born in Philadelphia, son of the late Frank and Marie Loeffler. Frank was a retired Fireman who served Philadelphia for 21 years. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. All are invited to Frank's Life Celebration Visitation on Tuesday November 26th from 11 am to 11:30 am at the Dean-Geitner-Givnish Life Celebration...
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Catherine (nee Breslin) Pickford

November 14, 2019

PICKFORD Catherine Pickford (nee Breslin), of Philadelphia, on November 14th, at the age of 83. Catherine is survived by her five loving children; Robert Pickford, MaryKate D'Emidio (Dave), Matthew Pickford, Joseph Pickford, and Elizabeth Collins (Jared). Catherine is also survived by her sister, Joan Griffin, as well as her six grandchildren; Matthew D'Emidio, Jennifer D'Emidio, Olivia D'Emidio...
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William James Evans III

November 6, 2019

William James Evans III, 72 of Philadelphia, passed away at his home on November 6th 2019, surrounded by his loving family. William was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was a big fan of country music, enjoyed cooking, and loved watching sports. Even though he was a fan of his Philadelphia teams, the Eagles and Phillies, no sporting event could draw him in as much...
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James J. McCabe

October 22, 2019

James J. McCabe Sr., of Philadelphia Pennsylvania and Mammoth Springs Arkansas, on October 22nd at the age of 80. Son of the late Bernard McCabe and Mary Ward. Preceded in death by his sister Mary McCabe and his brothers Daniel McCabe and Michael McCabe. James is survived by his brother Bernard McCabe (Ann), and his children; Joan Tropiano (Alfred), Teresa McCabe, James McCabe Jr., Joseph McCabe ...
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Frances M. Leahy

October 3, 2019

Frances M. Leahy, age 94, passed away peacefully on Wednesday; October 3, 2019 at her residence at St. Joseph's Manor in Meadowbrook, PA. She was born in Philadelphia, pa and was the daughter of the late William and Marie McGuire. Frances was a homemaker, and previously a resident of many areas including Vero Beach Florida, and Mt. Joy Pennsylvania. She was a longtime associate of the...
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Arlene I. Cassel

September 26, 2019

Arlene I. Cassel, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019. She was 78 years old. Arlene was born on August 7, 1941 to the late John and Rose (née Liberi) Izzo in Philadelphia and graduated from Lincoln High School in Mayfair. She retired as a manager from the Bell Telephone Company after a successful career of about 30 years. In her free time, Arlene enjoyed meeting...
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Walter F. Pieczynski, Jr.

April 22, 1942 - September 26, 2019

Walter F. Pieczynski, Jr., of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019. He was 77 years old. "Walt" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born on April 22, 1942 to the late Walter F. Pieczynski, Sr. and Lydia (née Kishel) Pieczynski in Philadelphia. He was the husband to Connie (née O'Neill) Pieczynski with whom he is survived by and together they...
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Veronica (Pat) M. (nee Lynch) Schuck

September 17, 2019

Veronica (Pat) M. Schuck (nee Lynch) passed away on September 17, 2019 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Schuck; loving mother of Veronica Schuck (Mary Durkin), Kathleen Tomlinson (David), Timothy Schuck (Darla), Mary Anne Schuck, Richard Schuck (Anne) and the late Bernard Schuck. Veronica is also survived by her 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in...
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Emma Olivia McCleery

September 17, 2019

McCleery Emma Olivia McCleery, 99, passed from this life into eternity on Sept. 17, 2019, at Colonial Place and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Emma was born July 14, 1920 in Barrington, New Jersey. She was the sixth of eight children born to John and Elizabeth McCleery. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family. Emma was the much loved aunt to 26 nieces and nephews and...
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Michael Peoples

September 9, 2019

PEOPLES Michael, of Elkins Park, on September 9, 2019 at the age of 69. Mike is survived by his loving wife Kathy (nee Rocks) of 47 years. He was also the devoted father to Brian M. Peoples and Jill Peoples. Mike will also be greatly missed by his canine friends, Rubi and Banjo. Mike is also survived by his sister, Faith Dillon (Mike) of Lake Frederick, VA, brother Jim of Elkins Park, PA, as...
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Alice A. Lineman

August 29, 2019

Alice A. Lineman, of Philadelphia and Meadowbrook, on August 29th at the age of 92. Alice was the daughter to the late Otto J. Lineman and Jennie Lineman (nee Schneider). Alice leaves behind a loving legacy in her in large extended family. She will be greatly missed by her nephew Terrence, nieces Deborah Kaucher, Beverly Kaucher, Great Nephews Steve, Samuel, Matthew Palmer, Brian Allen Evins,...
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Thomas A. Hamilton, Jr.

August 18, 2019

HAMILTON Thomas A. Hamilton Jr., of Cheltenham, on August 18th, passed away at the age of 72. He was born in Philadelphia, son of Constance and the late Thomas A. Hamilton Sr. As a youth, he sold newspapers and pretzels in the Fishtown area. He graduated in 1964, the 222nd graduating class, from Central High School of Philadelphia. In 1965 he proudly enlisted in the United States Navy and...
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Pietrina Antonia Cipolla

August 17, 2019

Cipolla, Pietrina Antonia, on August 17th 2019, at the age of 84. Pietrina was the loving wife of the late Angelo G. Pietrina was a caring mother to Maria Rozniakowski (Rick), Jennifer Simone (Pete), and Giovacchino "Jack" (Susan). Pietrina was the sister to Barbara Federiconi (Alessandro) Pietrina leaves behind an impressive legacy in her five grandchildren; Ryan (Kasen), Andrew (Amanda), Gia,...
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Lois K. Hamon

August 9, 2019

Lois K. Hamon (nee Kuehne), of Fox Chase Philadelphia, passed away August 9th, at the age of 83. Lois was the loving wife of the late James J. Hamon Sr. for 11 wonderful years. Lois was the caring mother to James J. Hamon Jr. Lois was the sister to Paul Kuehne (Helen), and the late Ruth Mullen (Edward). Lois was a cousin to Linda Phillips, Andy Phillips, and Scott Phillips. Lois will also be...
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Annamae E. Burns

October 12, 1924 - August 1, 2019

Annamae E. Burns, of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday evening, August 1, 2019. She was 94 years old. Annamae was born on October 12, 1924 to the late Gregory and Mary (née McGinnis) Cogan in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late John J. Burns who passed away in 1970. Annamae was a graduate of Little Flower High School and worked as an office manager for companies such as Dannon Yogurt...
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Ioan Piuleac

January 11, 1940 - July 23, 2019

Ioan Piuleac, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. He was 79 years old. Ioan was born in Botosani, Romania on January 11, 1940 to his parents, Vasile and Ecaterina Piuleac. He was the husband to Neculeta ( nee Ladunca ) Piuleac and together they shared 52 years of marriage. Before he immigrated to the United States under a political asylum, he spent 1 year in a Turkish...
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Deborah (nee Williams) Parrish

July 21, 2019

Deborah Parrish (nee Williams) passed away on July 21, 2019 at the age of 58. Loving mother of Jaclyn Howland (John) and Ryan Parrish (Aleaha). Dear sister of Maryellen Hofmann (Bill), Jim Williams (Donna) and Michael Williams (Patti). She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Rosemary Williams, her brother, Frank Williams and her sister, Annmarie Williams. Deborah loved going to Dewey...
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Angelina Dawn Costa "Lina" Joniec

July 20, 2019

Angelina Dawn Costa Joniec "Lina", of Woodlyn PA, passed away on July 20th 2019, at the age of 26. Lina is survived by her loving parents Michael and Dawn, as well as her siblings; Anya E. Varrone (Nikolas), Sally A. Joniec (Orville Robinson), and Benjamin M. Joniec (Christina). Lina was the adoring aunt to Jolie and Maeve Robinson, Tobias and Allathea Varrone, and Kennedy Marie Joniec. Lina is...
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Joan E. Streit

July 18, 2019

STREIT Joan E., of Philadelphia and Johnstown PA, on​ Thursday, July 18, 2019​ at the age of 91. Joan was the loving wife of the late Charles W. Streit for ​ 37 ​years. Joan will be greatly missed by her siblings; Judith H​ine​s (late John), Joyce Bracken (late Edwin), and Morgan L. Lynn Adams. Joan leaves behind a legacy in her caring nieces and nephews; Lori Richardson (Ernest),...
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Olga Walker

July 17, 2019

Olga Walker, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Simon Walker; cherished mother of Dennis Francis Walker (Jean), Robert Patrick Walker, Anthony Joseph Walker (Denise), Michael John Walker, and Carolann Walker; caring grandmom of Kathryn Ann, Steven (Amy), Jonathan (Jill), Jean Marie (Andy), Christopher (Jill),...
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Betty Louise Barrett

June 22, 2019

Betty Louise Barrett, originally of Philadelphia, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Robert Bartow Barrett, deceased February 21, 1997 and loving mother of Laura Young (Everett), Richard Barrett (Nancy), Barbara Keifer (Peter), Cheryl Hall (John) and Beth Gventer (David). She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. ...
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Helen S. (nee Hehn) Kirn

June 12, 2019

Helen S. Kirn (nee Hehn), of Bensalem, passed away on June 12, 2019 at the age of 94. Helen was the beloved wife of the late Gus Kirn, loving mom to Gus, Lillian Smith, Elizabeth Nairn, Nancy Giranda, and Suzanna Timson; loving grandmom of 14 and great-grandmom of 10. Relatives and friends are invited to Helen's Life Celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Dean-Geitner-Givnish Life...
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Joan M. Schmidt- Koff

June 10, 2019

Schmidt- Koff- Joan M. (nee Higgins) age 87 on Monday June 10, 2019 of Fox Chase and formerly of Feltonville. Wife of the late Thomas J. Koff and the late Conrad E. Schmidt. Joan was the mother of Joan M.Gage (John),Deborah Knottek, Thomas J. Koff (Mae), Rick Schmidt (Rose), Mary Lou Schmidt (Bruce), Terry Kondziela (Tim), Frank Schmidt (Barb), Michael Schmidt (Rick), Sue Schmidt, and Stephen...
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Kathleen McHale

May 31, 2019

Kathleen McHale of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31st in her 100th year. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas McHale, loving mother of Tom (Paula), Bill (Mary), Janis D'Emilio (Tony), the late Robert, Joann Williams (Jim), and Rick (Staci). She was the beloved GG to 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Kathleen enjoyed her life at Gloria Dei Estates and...
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Gertrude Mastrosante

May 24, 2019

Gertrude (Joerger) of Bedminster, PA and formerly of Fox Chase Philadelphia, on May 24, 2019 parted from this world at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Emedio (Dee), loving mother of Nicholas B. and his wife Kathy, Albert W. and his wife Carol, Ann E. McAuliffe and her husband Frank, Grace McGowan and her husband Bill, and the late Rose (Mastrosante)Bunn and Dino Mastrosante, devoted...
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Frank Betsch, Jr.

May 23, 2019

Betsch- Frank Jr. on Tuesday May 21, 2019 of Fox Chase. Loving Husband for 64 years to Sophie M. (nee Hubert). Devoted father of Frank M. (Kathy) and Robert J. (Lorraine) Betsch. Dear Grandfather of Lisa, Frank R., Lindsay, and Robert, and brother of the late Michael Betsch(Theresa). Family and friends are invited to Frank's life celebration Tues. May 28th between 9:30 and 10:30 AM Church...
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Daniel J. McCaffrey, Jr.

May 21, 2019

Daniel J. McCaffrey, Jr., of Quakertown, passed away on Tuesday evening, May 21, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospice in Bethlehem. He was 78 years old. Dan was born in Philadelphia to the late Daniel J. McCaffrey, Sr. and Theresa (née Gebel) McCaffrey on May 13, 1941. He graduated in 1959 from the first graduating class of Cardinal Dougherty High School and then served honorably in the United States Navy...
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Kenneth C. Citrino, Esq.

May 18, 2019

CITRINO
 Kenneth C. Esq., of Philadelphia, on May 18, 2019 at the age of 63. Ken was the son to the late Harry C. and Evelyn Marie, and brother to the late Harry C. Jr. (Rose Ann). Ken is survived by his loving brother Michael (Connie), his son Michael Christopher, and friend Maureen O'Connell, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.  Ken was happiest when he got to spend quality time...
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Marianne (nee Schnell) Wanner

May 11, 2019

Marianne Wanner (nee Schnell), passed away suddenly and peacefully on Saturday, May 11,2019, surrounded by her loving children. Marianne was an incredibly kind, patient ,selfless, and compassionate woman with a heart of gold. She was loved by all who knew her. Marianne was full of love, fun, and laughter. She worked hard, loved her family, and had a zest for life. She was born on March 30,...
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Mary T. (nee McGillen) Heiser

May 8, 2019

Heiser Mary T. (Nee McGillen) of Philadelphia, on May 8th, at the age of 89. Mary was the loving wife of the late Edward J. Heiser for 42 years. Mary will be greatly missed by her four caring children; Kathleen Riccelli (Anthony), Edward Heiser, James Heiser (Linda), and Thomas Heiser (Valerie). Mary also leaves behind an impressive legacy in her nine grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, as...
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Frederick E. Muller

May 8, 2019

Frederick E. Muller, of Southampton, PA and most recently of Dallas, PA passed away on Wednesday morning, May 8, 2019. He was 91 years old. "Fred", as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on April 3, 1928 to the late Frederick and Alma (nee Kirmse) Muller in the Lawndale section of Philadelphia. He was the husband to Isabelle (nee Springman) Muller with whom he is...
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Dorothy M. Schnitzius

May 3, 2019

SCHNITZIUS Dorothy M., of Camden, Huntingdon Valley, and Warminster, on May 3rd at the age of 89. Dorothy is the daughter of the late John and Mary, sister to the late Mary Reichelt (nee Schnitzius), and sister in law to the late Fred Reichelt. Dorothy is survived by her loving nephews Fred Reichelt (Maureen), John Reichelt (Nancy), Randy Reichelt (Kathy), and her niece Mary Lou Eckerle (Bruce...
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Elizabeth (nee Pyshbarovska) Leszczyszyn

May 1, 2019

LESZCZYSZYN Elizabeth (nee Pyshbarovska), of Philadelphia, on May 1st 2019 at the age of 95. Loving wife of the late Paul of 54 years. Elizabeth will be greatly missed by her sons; Roman (Rosalie) and Michael (Maria). Elizabeth leaves behind an impressive legacy in her grandchildren Teressa, Paul, Sheri (Paul), and Raymond (Peg), as well as her great grandchildren; Valerie, Annie, Zoe, and...
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Antoinette P. Max

April 12, 2019

Antoinette P. (nee Pappa) Max, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 12, 2019 at the age of 92. She is predeceased by her husband Edward;and her parents Philip and Rose (nee Feo) Papa. Antoinette, affectionately known as "Sissy", is survived by her sister Rose Stella (late Umberto "Al"); nieces and nephews Diane Lewis (Ronald), Roseann Lentin, Denise Moffa (Albert), Robert Stella (Barbara), and...
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Denise M. (nee Mackin) Gandy

April 9, 2019

Denise M. Gandy (nee Mackin) passed away, suddenly, on April 9, 2019 at the age of 66. Loving mother of Stephen Gandy (Jami), Colleen Myers (Don) and Allison Gandy; cherished grandmother of Rylee, Raegan, Hayleigh, Genevieve, Cecelia, Bennett and Alexander; beloved daughter of Louise and the late James F. Mackin, Sr.; dear sister of James F. Mackin, Jr. (Mag), Susan Hindley and Maureen Halner ...
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Joseph P. Spagnoli, Sr.

April 7, 2019

Joseph P. Spagnoli, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 7, 2019. Born in Philadelphia on October 14, 1934, Joe was the son of Andrea and Julia Spagnoli (nee Suffern). At a young age Joe became an orphan and went on to North Catholic High School. Upon graduating, Joe served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He later met the love of his life and best...
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Jean (nee Surowiak) Noble

April 5, 2019

Jean Noble (nee Surowiak) 95 passed away on April 5, 2019. Beloved wife of the late William J. Noble, Jr. Loving mother of Gail Morrison (James), Lynne Maminski (Harry), Denise Maminski (Lee), William J. Noble, III. (Janice) and Nancy England (Tom). Grandmother of 12, great grandmother of 10. Relatives and friends are invited to Jean's Life Celebration, Thursday April 11, 2019, 11:30AM to 12:30PM...
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John F. "Jack" Dowd

March 26, 2019

John F. Dowd "Jack", of Rockledge, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2019 at the age of 92. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Rose (nee Delaney); siblings Joseph, William, Agnes Swift, and Mary Gavigan. John is survived by his loving children Elizabeth Falco (Joseph), Mary Limburg (Richard), and John F. Jr.; his caring grandchildren Christopher Falco (Jennie), Rosemary Walker (Ben),...
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Marie C. Radziszewski

March 11, 2019

Marie C. of Philadelphia, on Monday March 11th, at the age of 67. Marie is survived by her three loving children; Michael Hancock (Patty), Dennis Hancock, and Mary Radziszewski, as well as her mother Catherine Zimontas. Marie leaves behind an adoring legacy in her grandchildren Zachary and Aubrey, as well as her nieces Katie, Danielle, and Brittany, and nephews Gregory, Nicholas, and William....
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Mary M. Grau

March 3, 2019

Mary M. Grau, 89, of Palm Coast, FL, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 under the compassionate care of Bailey Center for Caring, St. Augustine, FL. She was born on July 5, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA, a daughter of the late Raymond Sr., and Mary Philipp Mountain. In 1947, she graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School. Mary lived most of her life in Philadelphia. Was a member of St....
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Wilbur Harry "Bud" Drew

February 21, 2019

DREW Wilbur Harry "Bud" passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the age of 84. He is survived by his loving wife Joan Elizabeth (nee Carlin) of 57 wonderful years. Wilbur was the proud father of Nancy E. Barrett (Richard), the late Buddy Drew, Joanne C. Drew, and Denise G. Gladis (Michael). Wilbur leaves behind an impressive legacy in his seven grandchildren; Christina, Stephanie, Andrew,...
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Helen W. Arehart

February 15, 2019

Helen W. Arehart, of Philadelphia, PA died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Pauls Run, 9896 Bustleton Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19115. She was 92 years old. Helen was born in 1926 and raised in a series of homes up and down Torresdale Avenue by her parents, John and Myrtle Kohr, with her sisters Ruth, Jean, Anna and Myrtle and brother John. She attended Frankford High School and graduated in 1944. Upon...
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William J. Milson

February 14, 2019

William J. Milson, age 100 years of Cheltenham passed away on February 14, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Mary Scott Milson. Loving father of Margaret M. McCabe (Francis), Marian M. Davis (Theodore) and Madelaine M. Connor (Joseph). Grandfather of 8, great grandfather of 5.William enjoyed spending time with family and friends, tending to his vegetable garden, weekend antiquing and was...
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Giulia Davis

February 13, 2019

Giulia Davis, age 94, passed away Wednesday February 13, 2019 at Nazareth Vitas Hospice. She was born in Italy to Anibale Monini and Elisa (nee Benni). Giulia was a tailor with Botany in Philadelphia. She was predeceased by sisters; Assunta Pizzo(late Adolph) and Veronica Fuscini. She is survived by her devoted son Giulino Monini. Family and friends are invited to her Life Celebration...
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Patricia T. Costello

February 12, 2019

COSTELLO Patricia T., of Bensalem and Rydal, on February 12th at the age of 80. Patsy is survived by her loving brother John P. Costello(Romualda) as well as her nephews Matthew (Laura) and Patrick (Pamela). Patsy also leaves behind her four grand nieces and nephews; Rosie, Cian, Colm, Liam, and one on the way, whom she loved dearly. Patsy will always be greatly missed by her cousin Rita...
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Thomas E. Donohue

February 6, 2019

Thomas E. Donohue of Philadelphia passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Holy Redeemer Hospice, Meadowbrook, Pa. He was born 86 years ago to Thomas Donohue and the former Rose Weisner. Tom was a graduate of North Catholic Class of 1950. He was a Metallurgical Chemist at Budd Company on Hunting Park Avenue in Philadelphia. He was the beloved husband of the late Lois M. Donohue (nee Davis),...
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Therese M. Shirar

February 4, 2019

SHIRAR Therese "Tess" M., (nee Coakley) of Fox Chase Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home on February 4th 2019 at the age of 93. Tess will be greatly missed by her loving children; Patricia Jenkins, Peter (Joann), and Marc (Kelly). Tess also leaves behind a proud legacy in her five grandchildren; Courtney, Sean, Olivia, Juliet, and Ryan. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband...
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