John F. Givnish Funeral Home

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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

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Our Obituaries

Florence B. Mioduszewski

February 19, 2020

Florence B. Mioduszewski, age 90, of Philadelphia, Pa. passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Hickory House Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late John and Jennie Dymek, beloved wife of the late Walter Mioduszewski, loving mother of Elaine M. Wilson (Gary), Laura Ann Ritchie (Anthony) and Janet M. Mioduszewski, dear sister of the late Mildred Vanderslice, cherished grandmother of...
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Edna M. (nee Robey) Lyons

February 18, 2020

Edna M. Lyons (nee Robey), age 96, of North East Phila., passed away Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020 at Rivers Edge Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Lyons, and dear sister of the late Raymond and Howard Robey. Edna had worked at Sealtest Food in Philadelphia. Her Memorial Service was held Sunday Feb. 23, 2020 at Liberty Evangelical Free Church, 5125 Linden Ave., Phila., Pa. 19114...
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Mary R. (nee Robinson) Quigley

February 18, 2020

Mary R. Quigley (nee Robinson), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the age of 96. Mary was the beloved wife of the late John Patrick Quigley; the loving mother of Mary Quigley; loving grandmother of Moira; caring sister of the late Albert, the late Alice, the late Dolores, Nancy and Frances. Services will be private.
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Lisa Sowisdral-Giosa

February 17, 2020

Lisa Sowisdral-Giosa of Philadelphia passed away on February 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was 54 years old. Lisa is survived by her children, Leon Sowisdral III and Reonna Giosa, her mother, Patricia Butch, brother Joseph Butch and her fiancé Thomas Brennan. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Lisa's Life Celebration Friday February 21, 2020 starting 9:00 AM followed...
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Helen V. (nee Molinowski) Jeral

February 16, 2020

Helen V. Jeral (nee Molinowski) quietly entered Heaven's Gates on February 16, 2020 at the age of 88 surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Victoria Molinowski, her devoted husband of 63 years, Robert John, twin sons Kevin and Richard, daughter Celeste Cimorelli and grandson Shawn. Loving mother (and mother-in-law) of Robert Jeral (Barbara), Victoria Schiffler (the...
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William M. Rapach

February 15, 2020

William M. Rapach 77 years old, of Philadelphia passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday February 15th, 2020. William is survived by his loving wife Anna (nee Corsanico), of 55 years. He is also survived by his cherished children, Sharon (John), and Tracey (Tom), as well as his adored grandchildren, Heather (Jeff), Anthony (Amanda), Kady, and Kelly, and his adored great...
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Thomas J. Brisendine

February 15, 2020

Thomas J. Brisendine passed away on February 15, 2020 at the age of 72. Loving father of Paige Furphy (Thomas) and Thomas Brisendine (Lisa); cherished grandfather of Chase Brisendine; dear brother of Bernard, Robert (Carol) and the late Gail and John Brisendine. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson. He was an avid Eagles fan and also enjoyed fishing and going to...
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William J. Lindsay

February 14, 2020

William J. Lindsay, of Bensalem, Pa, passed away on February 14, 2020 at the age of 70. William is survived by his loving sisters Anne Marie Barton (John) and Sister Elizabeth Lindsay; his former wife Charlotte Spieler, his nieces and nephews, and his great-nephew. Services will be held privately at the request of his family. Care has been entrusted to John F. Givnish of Academy Road.
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Lewis Joseph Radziszewski, Jr.

February 11, 2020

Lewis Joseph Radziszewski, Jr., age 34, of Philadelphia passed away Tuesday February 11, 2020 at Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital. He was a life-long resident of the Parkwood section of the city and was a true Philly Sports fan, especially the Flyers. Since 2006, Lew worked with his dad as an ironworker at Haydon Bolts, Inc. in the Frankford section. At one time he was in a band and played the...
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Agnes Murtha

May 10, 1931 - February 11, 2020

Agnes Murtha, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was 88 years old. Agnes was born in Philadelphia on May 10, 1931 to the late William and Agnes (née Lonergan) Brady and was the wife to the late James R. Murtha who passed away in 2013. Agnes was a devoted homemaker who cared for her family. She liked to cook, bake, and was quite talented at sewing and making her own...
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Helen M. Troxell

February 11, 2020

Helen M. Troxell, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2020 at the age of 94. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (nee Stewart) Troxell. Helen is predeceased by her siblings Thomas Troxell, Katherine Worst, Dorothy Koller, Margaret Ward, James Troxell, and Mary Tosten. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to share in...
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Kathryn Mae "Kay" (nee Sutherland) Wassinger

April 17, 1927 - February 7, 2020

WASSINGER 
KATHRYN MAE "KAY" 
(nee Sutherland) Kay, the first child of Henry and Katharine Sutherland, came into this world April 17, 1927, on a 
beautiful Easter Sunday morning. She led a long and happy life, but slipped away from us peacefully, 
at home, on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the age of 92 and 10 months. She and her beloved husband, Donald R. Wassinger, were married...
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Victor A. Campellone

February 7, 2020

Victor A. Campellone, 34 of Huntingdon Valley passed away on February 7, 2020. Beloved son of Linda DeMarco Campellone and the late Anthony Campellone. Dear brother of Antonio Campellone and brother-in-law of Michelle Campellone and loving uncle of Michael, Antonio and Dylan. Victor was a kind and loving young man who was blessed with a beautiful family, loving relatives and many friends. He...
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Eleanor (nee Blee) Buck

February 6, 2020

Buck Eleanor M. (nee Blee), passed away at the age of 78 on February 6th, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Joseph and Genevieve (Leith) Blee. Eleanor was the beloved wife of 51years to the late Edward L. Buck; the devoted mother of Catherine Carbone (Rocco), Edward (Kimberly), Diane (Kathleen), and Ronald (Jennifer). She was predeceased by her two sons, Michael and James. ...
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Elaine F. DeLeo

February 3, 2020

Elaine F. DeLeo, age 89, passed away peacefully on February 3rd, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and currently resided in the Fox Chase section of the city. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Esther DeLeo. Elaine was the beloved sister of Josephine (her husband "Clip") Clipner, Joseph " Jr" (his wife Rose) DeLeo, Fred ( his wife "Babe") DeLeo, and Patricia (her...
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Barbara Lee

February 2, 2020

Lee, Barbara (nee Ligh), 83, of Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 2, 2020, with her children by her side. Barbara was the loving wife of 46 years to the late Henry Lee. They raised three beautiful children together, daughter Wyman Lee, son Glenn Lee, and her daughter Shirley Wiley (Kevin). Barbara was blessed with two granddaughters, Jessica and Natalie Wiley. Relatives and...
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Sally A. (nee LaPergola) Gray

February 2, 2020

Sally A. (nee LaPergola) Gray, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the age of 77. Born and raised in Philadelphia to the late Michael and Marie LaPergola, Sally enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles and collecting miniature Angels. She was a Judiciary Secretary who proudly ran her "kitchen table law firm," helping people in need in all legal aspects while being served a...
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Mildred "Millie" M. (nee Ryan) Haas

February 1, 2020

Mildred "Millie" M. Haas (nee Ryan) completed her earthly journey and began her new life with God on Friday, February 1, 2020. A devoted wife to her late husband Joe for over 50 years and mother of four children, Millie was born in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section to Ben and Bridget Ryan, and attended Nativity BVM Grade School, and Little Flower High School. Millie grew up as part of a large...
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James E. "Jim" Sieger

January 31, 2020

James E. "Jim" Sieger, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on January 31, 2020 at the age of 54. Loving father of Matthew Sieger (Katrina Elder) and grandfather of Mila and Luca; beloved son of Leonard and the late Dorothy Sieger; dear brother of Len Sieger (Clare), Diane Costello (Tony) and Susan Newton; husband of Patricia (nee Kaye). Jim enjoyed taking road trips on...
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Robert J. Quirk

January 30, 2020

Robert (Bob) J. Quirk, 67 passed away suddenly at his home in Florida on January 30, 2020. He was the son of the late William F. and Regina T Quirk (Murphy). He is survived by his loving wife Lori (Barr), sons Michael (Meaghan) and Kevin (Natalie), daughter Sarah (Michael) and 5 grandchildren. He leaves behind his siblings William (Louise), Carole (Don), Mary (Stan dec.), Lawrence (Ella),...
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Thomas W. Corcoran

March 19, 1968 - January 30, 2020

Thomas W. Corcoran, age 51 , passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday January 30, 2020. Born on March 19, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Cyndi and children Madelynn and Thomas "TJ", parents Nikki (Jim) Donlen, and Tom (Betty) Corcoran, and sisters Karen (Todd) Mullaney, Kristen (Marc) Anderson, and Kim (Chris) Heuer. All of these he...
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Michael Anthony Kline

January 30, 2020

Michael Anthony Kline 65 years old, of Pottstown passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday January 30th, 2020. Michael is survived by his beloved wife, Kimberly Kline. He is also survived by his loving sons, Cody Miller (Carolyn), Michael Kline, and Matthew Kline, as well as his adored granddaughter, Josslyn, and devoted brother Joseph Kline (Elly). He is predeceased by his parents,...
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Teresa Bondarenko

January 28, 2020

Teresa Bondarenko, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on January 28th, 2020 at the age of 72. She was the beloved wife of the late Henryk Bondarenko; devoted mother of Peter Bondarenko (Jonni); and loving grandmother of Peter (Angela), Elizabeth, Krista, and Lukas; and loving great grandmother of Jason. Teresa was born in Poland on December 7th, 1948, and in the 1980s immigrated to the United...
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Mary Ann R. McCloskey

January 28, 2020

Mary Ann R. McCloskey, age 79, of Northeast Philadelphia, formerly of Roxborough, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and the daughter of the late John and Catherine Zawislak. Mary Ann was the devoted wife of the late Joseph F. McCloskey married over 32 years. She was the beloved mother of...
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Jerome V. "Jerry" Konrad

January 28, 2020

Jerome V. "Jerry" Konrad passed away on January 28, 2020 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of the late Carole A. (nee Cunningham); loving father of Christine and Karen Konrad; dear brother of Georgia Horwatt. Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family. He liked fixing things, taking things apart to see how they worked, wood working, making and repairing clocks, doing electrical work and...
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Joseph M. D'Aulerio

January 27, 2020

Joseph M. D'Aulerio, 83 of Philadelphia went to be with the Lord on January 27, 2020. Survived by his wife Delores (nee DiOrio). Devoted father of Anthony, Joseph (Darlene), and Dee. Proud Pop of Nick (Tara), Doug (Rachel), Michael, Carly, Benny, Joseph, Bailey and Paige. Great-grandfather of Nicky, Max and Mason. Joseph is survived by his sister Philamena Vassallo (Mike). Predeceased by his...
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Bassan Kuchinov

January 27, 2020

Bassan Kuchinov, of Langhorne, PA. passed away Monday, January 27, 2020, at his home. He was born 90 years ago in Yugoslavia and had owned a laundromat in North East Philadelphia. He was predeceased by a daughter, Katja Kuchinov and is survived by his wife, Loreta Kuchinov, his children; Jessica Kuchinov, Robert Kuchinov and Vanessa Kuchinov and four grandchildren. Family and friends are...
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Kathleen Ruth Roach

January 26, 2020

Kathleen Ruth Roach, of Brigantine and Philadelphia, passed away on January 26th 2020 at the age of 54. Kathleen was the loving daughter of Jerry Roach and K. Sandra Roach. Kathleen was the caring sister to Renee Moss, Tara Roach, and the late Jerry Roach. Kathleen will also be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephew; Samantha Moss, Gabrielle Moss, Karen Roach, Crystal Roach, Cassidy...
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Brandan M. Boulden

January 24, 2020

Brandan M. Boulden, 44 of Mechanicsburg formerly of Philadelphia passed away on January 24, 2020. Loving father of Halle K. Boulden. Dear son of Wayne L. Boulden and Eileen M. Boulden. Best friend and brother of Jason A. Boulden and the late Kimberly M. Boulden. Brandan's infectious smile lit up the world. He was an amazing friend to so many and a better father. He loved cooking for the...
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Mikayla Torres

January 23, 2020

Mikayla Torres was born and passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020. Mikayla is survived by her parents Hector Torres and Dana Monteleone; her siblings Hector, Brianna, and Millani. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Mikayla's Life Celebration on Saturday, February 8, 2020 beginning at 12:00PM followed by her funeral service at 1:00PM at John F. Givnish of Academy Road. 10975...
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John T. Conroy

January 23, 2020

John T. Conroy, age 69, passed away peacefully at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Northeast Philadelphia, on January 23rd, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late John and Dorothy Conroy. John was the Beloved father of Vincent (his wife Andrea). He will be sadly missed by his brother Francis ( his wife Maryanne) Conroy, Thomas (his wife Winnie) Conroy, his...
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Mine Shahaj

January 20, 2020

Shahaj Mine, of Philadelphia, passed away January 20th, 2020 at the age of 84. She was beloved wife of the late Safet Shahaj; devoted mother of Agim (Besa), Alma (Mark), Liliana (Cruz), and Ilir; and loving grandmother of Henri, Sagi, Iva, Edimir, and Kejsi. Family and friends are invited to Shahaj's Life Celebration at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19154...
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Thomas O. Gallagher

January 19, 2020

Thomas O. Gallagher, of Philadelphia, on January 19th at the age of 83. Tom was the son of the late Thomas and Ellen. Tom was the loving brother to Margaret Fitzpatrick (late Daniel), and Mary V. Helsen (Jerry), as well as the late Eugene Gallagher and Hugh Gallagher. Tom leaves behind an adoring legacy in his ten nieces and nephews; Daniel, Greggory, Sharon, Dara, Kenneth, Sharon, Steven,...
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Joanne Lois (nee Keller) Craig

January 19, 2020

Joanne Lois Craig (nee Keller) , 82 years young, passed into eternal peace on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, She was the daughter of the late Edward J and Martha (Morrow) Keller. She graduated from Germantown High School and as many young women in the 50's did, began her employment with Bell Telephone. Joanne then transitioned to the banking industry for many years. She...
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Robert W. Holmes

January 19, 2020

Robert W. Holmes, of Philadelphia, PA passed away peacefully on January 19, 2020 at the age of 56. Robert is predeceased by his mother Catherine (nee Maloney). He is survived by his loving father Clarence Holmes and stepmother Terry Holmes; caring siblings Michael Holmes, Kate Yeager (Art Bertoldi), Jack Holmes, Anthony Holmes (Laura), Judy Holmes, and Lindsey Holmes; nieces and nephews Freddy,...
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William Patrick Robinson

January 16, 2020

William Patrick Robinson, age 73, died Thursday January 16, 2020 at St. Mary's Hospital, Langhorne, PA. He was a retired Philadelphia Police Officer and a Disabled Veteran. Willian was born in Philadelphia to Mary Murphy and was raised in the Gray's Ferry section of the city and was very proud of his Irish heritage. He attended St. Gabriel's Parochial School and then St. John Neumann High School...
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Kathleen Laverty

January 15, 2020

Laverty Kathleen, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 15th, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel Laverty; devoted mother Lisa Laverty, Daniel Laverty (Erin), Michael Laverty (Jennifer), Christopher Laverty, Kathleen Laverty, and Timothy Laverty; loving grandmother of Kaiden, Erin, Collin, Cara, Keenan, Danielle; and beloved sister of David Palmer (Barbara), Joseph Palmer (Susan...
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Regina Maria "Gina" Klinke

January 14, 2020

Regina Maria Klinke "Gina" on January 14, 2020, age 58, of Philadelphia, PA passed away from a very aggressive cancer (Carcinosarcoma). She graduated from John W. Hallahan Catholic High School for Girls. She was an office coordinator for KMS staffing agency. Gina was the daughter of the late Joseph Anthony and Roseanna Theresa Klinke. She was the youngest of seven children and was recently...
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John L. "Jack" Walsh

January 14, 2020

John L. Walsh "Jack", age 87, of Phila on January 14, 2020. Beloved husband of Dolores (nee Hart), Loving father of John (Suzanne), Thomas (Lillian) and Robert (Maureen), brother of Patricia Brooks and Richard Walsh (Carol), Pop-Pop of Jillian, Juliann, Connor, RP, Sean, John IV and Matthew, brother in law of Alexander McCloskey and George Hart (Lynne). Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews...
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Jane (nee Boyer) Prodoehl

January 14, 2020

Jane Prodoehl (nee Boyer), originally of Mayfair, passed away on January 14th at the age of 98. She was the devoted wife of the late Leonard "Lefty"; beloved mother of Paul (Lynne), Gerry (Linda), Clare Kobierowski, Jane (Chuck) Kent, and Regina Haug; loving grandmother of Jacqueline, Rachel, Gerry, the late Ryan, Kim, Rich, Chalie, Darrick, Clare, Carol Ann, Lisa and Brittany; loving great...
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Josef Proll

January 13, 2020

Josef Proll, passed away on January 13th 2020 at the age of 83. Josef is survived by his loving wife Julie Proll (Nee Ritt) of 53 years and his children; Joseph Proll (Cindy), Robert M. Proll (Evelyn), and Linda M. Hawley (Joseph). Josef leaves behind an impressive legacy in his six grandchildren; Zalma (Sergio), Connor, Matthew, Ryan, Tyler, Thomas, and great granddaughter Mia. Josef will also...
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Joseph Bruce Gray

January 12, 2020

Joseph Bruce Gray, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 12th at the age of 84. Joe was the loving father to Joseph Gray (Patricia), Gloria McCauley, the late Cynthia, and the late Kenneth. Joe was also the adoring husband and longtime companion to Marie Gray "Bunny." Joe leaves behind an impressive legacy in his five grandchildren; Michael D. McCauley "Dean", Timothy McCauley, Jamie Gray,...
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John P. "Jack" Fallon

January 11, 2020

John P. "Jack" Fallon, age 88, passed away peacefully at his residence in Northeast Philadelphia, on January 11st, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late Peter and Elizabeth Fallon. Jack was the devoted husband of the late Catherine (nee Quinlan), married over 59 years. He was the Beloved father of Dolores (her husband Robert) Morris, Cathleen Fallon,...
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Katheryn H. Martin

January 10, 2020

Katheryn H. Martin 93 of Philadelphia passed away on January 10, 2020. Beloved wife of the late William J. Martin, Sr. Loving mother of Nancy R. Pasceri (Pete), William J. Martin, Jr. (Beverly) and Paul S. Martin (Judeth). Grandmother of Wendy Keller, Amy Afflerbach, Jennifer Feldman, Veronica Greever, Robert Hartman, Jr, Joshua Martin, Kathleen Eardley and Luke Martin. Great grandmother of Chase...
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Robert A. Sloan

January 10, 2020

Robert A. Sloan 77 of Philadelphia passed away on January 10, 2020. Beloved husband of Kathleen M. (nee Kirch) Sloan. Loving father of Jennifer Sloan (Nelson Williams), Kevin Sloan (Andrea), Andrew Sloan (Karla), Shawn Sloan (Jamie) and the late Robbie Sloan. Grandfather of Michael, Tyler, Joseph, Ryan, Connor, Aidan, Liam, Victoria, Gabriella, Eleanor and Vivian. Great grandfather of McKenzie,...
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Sheila (nee Hanley) Quirk

January 9, 2020

Sheila Quirk (nee Hanley) passed away on January 9, 2020 at the age of 60. Beloved wife of Donald M. Quirk, Sr.; loving mother of Monica Quirk, Donald M. Quirk, Jr. and Lauren Quirk (John McGrath); dear sister of John Hanley (Sue), Mary Battelle, Thomas Hanley, Helen Drab (John) and Michael Hanley; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sheila enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking,...
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Antonio "Tony" DeRose

January 8, 2020

Antonio "Tony" DeRose passed away on January 8, 2020 at the age of 67. Beloved husband of Maria (nee Rotunno); loving father of Michael DeRose (Suzanne), Carmen Reed (Brian) and Carolyn Wojciechowski (Michael); cherished grandfather of Anthony, Santino, Giovanna, Ryan, Nicholas, Jenna, Joey, Brianna and Mia; dear brother of Joanne Newhouse (John) and Mary Pinel (Bud); also survived by many nieces...
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Megan Patricia McDonald

January 6, 2020

McDonald Megan Patricia McDonald, of Bensalem, passed away due to complications of Diabetes on January 6th at the age of 30. Megan is survived by her loving parents, Paul McDonald (Kate) and Patricia Fletcher (Bobby Fletcher) as we as her brother Sean McDonald (Theresa), and her grandmother Margaret Mason. Megan was the niece to Maureen Miller (Joseph), Michael McDonald (Barbara), James...
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Kathleen E. Hayes

January 3, 2020

Kathleen E. Hayes, age 72, of Somerton, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia to Woodrow Edwards and the former Helen Breslin. She was a graduate of St. Hubert High School for Girls, Class of'64. Kathleen had lived in Oxford Circle, and Rhawnhurst but spent most of her life in Somerton. For 35 years she worked for the Federal Government spending most of her career...
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Marianne H. (nee Rohrbacher) Pistory

December 31, 2019

Marianne H. Pistory (nee Rohrbacher) passed away on December 31, 2019 at the age of 66. Beloved wife of the late Michael J. Pistory; beloved mother of Michael Bandy-Pistory (Brian), Stephen Pistory (Kaitlin) and Joseph Pistory (Lauren); cherished grandmother of Dakota and Michael David; dear sister of Annette Marcel (James) and Stephen Rohrbacher (Ruth). Also survived by many nieces and nephews....
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Helen M. Schweiker

December 30, 2019

Helen M. Schweiker, age 80, of Voorhees, NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away suddenly on December 30, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of the late Otto and Katherine Munz. Helen was the devoted wife of the late William R. Schweiker Sr. She was beloved mother of Helene Achuff (Ken Miller), William R. Schweiker Jr. (Amy) and Thomas Schweiker (Kate). She was the loving...
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John W. (Jack) Firth, Sr.

December 29, 2019

With heavy hearts, we announce the peaceful passing of John W. Firth, Sr. (Jack) on December 29, 2019. Jack is survived by his loving wife, Claire (Simmons). Their children, Jacquelyn (Barry), Michael, Roxanne (Kenneth), Tracy, David (Vicki), Claire (Mike), as well as three sons, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and sisters, Diane Amons and Bonnie Wierczbowski....
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Stephen M. Przybylinski

December 29, 2019

Stephen M. Przybylinski, 64 of Philadelphia passed away on December 29, 2019. Beloved husband of Barbarajean Iarosis Przybylinski. Loving father of Amy, Katelyn, Joseph and Shannon. Devoted pop-pop to Damon, Isabella, Jerri-lyn, Roman and Viviana. Dear brother of Catherine MacDonald (James), Nancy Faber (Walt), Maryanne Vile (Don), Joan McMullen (Bob), Jaime Przybylinski (Carol) and John...
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William John Brophy

December 27, 2019

William John Brophy, 57 of Philadelphia passed away on December 27, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Beloved husband of Chrissy M. Brophy.  Loving father of Megan, Christian, Shane, and Olivia.  Dear friend of many. Bill started out his law enforcement career as a Temple Police Officer, he then transferred to the Philadelphia Police Department where he became a detective with the...
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Josephine M. (Nee Mruk) Spaeder

December 24, 2019

Spaeder, Josephine M., (Nee Mruk), age 93 of Philadelphia., Beloved wife of the late Leo Sr., Loving mother of Anna Marie Fath (Robert), Leo Spaeder (Ann) and Margaret Hodges (Kevin); dear Babci of 8 and great Babci of 5. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Josephine's Life Celebration Saturday staring 9:00 AM followed by her funeral mass 10:00 AM at the church of St. Christopher 13301...
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Joseph B. McCloskey

December 21, 2019

Joseph B. McCloskey passed away on December 21, 2019 at the age of 81. Loving father of Joseph (Eileen), Richard and Cynthia McCloskey; cherished grandfather of William, Sean, Ashley, the late Joanie and great-grandfather of William and Christian; dear brother of Richard McCloskey (Carol) and the late Marcella O'Kane. Relatives and friends are invited to Joseph's Life Celebration Friday,...
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Kathleen L. (nee Gordon) Collins

December 21, 2019

Kathleen L. Collins (nee Gordon) passed away on December 21, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Collins; loving mother of Daniel Collins (Bridget), Lauren Pollock (Buddy) and Michael Collins; cherished grandmother of Katie, Ryan, Colin, Danni and Brendan; dear sister of Linda Gallagher (Richard) and aunt of David and Alexa Gallagher. She was preceded in death by her parents, Catherine and...
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Dolores D. Bisceglie

December 20, 2019

Dolores D. Bisceglie, 93 years old of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on December 20th, 2019. Wife of the late Samuel J. Bisceglie, Dolores is survived by her loving daughters, Gloria Sokolowski (Brian), and Donna Murt (Edward). Dolores is also survived by her 5 cherished grandchildren, 5 adored great grandchildren, as well as her beloved sister Loretta. She is predeceased by her dear...
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Leeann M. Whittaker

December 19, 2019

Leeann M. Whittaker, age 65 On December 19, 2019 of Andorra. Leeann was the beloved daughter of Charles J. and the late Lorraine (nee Rossi) Whittaker and devoted Sister of the late Charles J. Whittaker lll. She is also survived by a cousin Stephen Cutillo (Linda), a Goddaughter Maxine Schrack (Jim) and dear friends Ann Cannon, Joan Barry, Ginny Berger and many others. Leeann was a dog...
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William "Bill" A. Proctor, Sr.

December 19, 2019

Proctor William "Bill" A., Sr. Phila P/O Ret'd, on Dec. 19, 2019, age 72. Beloved husband of Barbara A. (nee Strozyk), former husband of Renee (nee Hays), loving father of William A., Jr., and Christopher G. Proctor, dear brother of Katherine Neuber, cherished grandfather of four. Family, friends and Phila. Police Officers are invited to Bill's Life Celebration Fri. Dec. 27, 2019 after 10am from...
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Rose E. (nee Paneghello) Fesi

December 18, 2019

Rose E. Fesi (nee Paneghello), age 95, passed away at Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia, on December 18th, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of late Louis and Florence Paneghello. Rose was the devoted wife of Nunzio "Jack", married over 64 years. She was the loving mother of Rosemary McAleese, Nancy Carroll (husband Tom), and Leonard Fesi. She...
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Maryann C. (nee Maloney) Rogers

December 18, 2019

ROGERS Maryann C. Rogers (nee Maloney), age 78, died Wed. Dec. 18, 2019. Beloved wife of Joseph R, loving mother of Dorothy Ziemer(Tom), Joanne O'Neill, Chalie O'Neill, Tommy O'Neill(Maureen Gibson), Rita Marie O'Neill, and Michael O'Neill, dear step-mother of Joe and John Rogers, sister of Dorothy Cole, Dolores Maloney and the late Donald and George Maloney, cherished grandmother of 16 and GG...
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Patricia Gleason

August 20, 1926 - December 14, 2019

Patricia Gleason, nee Meyers, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the age of 93 in Wayne, PA. She was born in Conshohocken, Pa. on August 20, 1926 to Francis S. and Sarah E. Brown Meyers. Patricia graduated from St. Matthews Catholic School in Conshohocken, PA. She married her husband of sixty years, William T. Gleason (Bill) in 1953. Patricia worked with Bill in his...
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Patrick John Daly

December 14, 2019

Patrick John Daly, 72 years old of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on December 14th, 2019. Son of the late Joseph and Evelyn Daly, Patrick is survived by his beloved siblings, Irene (John), Elizabeth "Betty", Joann (Frank), Catherine "Cathy", and Joseph (LaVonne). Patrick is predeceased by his loving brother Dennis. He also leaves behind many loving nieces and nephews. Patrick grew up in...
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Songul Esen

December 14, 2019

Songul Esen 55 of Philadelphia passed away at home on December 14, 2019. Beloved wife of Abdullah Eson. Loving aunt to Filiz, Deniz and Cem Karaman, great aunt to Ayla, Aydin and Camila Karaman, sister-in-law to Zekiye and Selruk Karaman. Seni cok seviycruz ve hic unutmayiz canam yengem. Relatives and friends are invited to Songul's Life Celebration Tuesday, December 17, 2019, from 10AM to...
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Joanne M. (nee Angelo) Gilorma

May 24, 1941 - December 13, 2019

Joanne M. Gilorma (nee Angelo) of Huntingdon Valley, PA.; formerly of Philadelphia, PA.; passed away peacefully on Friday; December 13, 2019. She was 78 years old born on May 24, 1941; in Philadelphia. Joanne was a retired Key Punch Operator. She was a devoted mother and adored her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed her lunches out at Tiffany's and the Country Club Diner. She loved...
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Michael R. "Mac" McAleer

December 10, 2019

Michael R. "Mac" McAleer, Jr. passed away on December 10, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen A. (nee Sarzen); loving father of Michael, III (Debbie), Sean (Jeanne), Maureen, Kathleen Neveil (William) and Eugene (Christina); cherished grandfather of Michael, IV, Nicole, Peter, John, Colin, Mary, Sean, Claire, Kevin, Daniel, Andrew, Jeffrey, Kayla, Katie, Abigail, Ella,...
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Joan G. (nee Strobel) DiFiore

December 8, 2019

Joan G. DiFiore (nee Strobel) of Philadelphia, PA and Strathmere, NJ passed away on December 8, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late William S. DiFiore; loving mother of Francis DiFiore (Susan), Joan Alice DiFiore and Donna Sticher (Barry); cherished grandmother of Gabrielle Lazzaro, Kelly McDaniel (Brian) and great-grandmother of Nicolas, Micah, Silas, Sayde and Sarah. Joan loved...
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David W. Boice

December 6, 2019

David W. Boice, Sr. passed away on December 6, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (nee Fetters); loving father of Lynda McAndress (Michael), David W. Boice, Jr. and Bryan Boice (Regan); cherished grandfather of Michael, Krista, Cameron and Tyler; dear brother of Jerry Boice (Sue Ann) and the late Bill Boice (surviving spouse, Carole). He is also survived by many nieces,...
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Ronald J. Porretta

December 3, 2019

Ronald J. Porretta passed away on December 3, 2019 at the age of 72. Beloved husband of the late Madelyn D. (nee Myers); loving father of Ronald, Jr. (Denise) and Lynell Carpino (Gene); cherished grandfather of Ronald, III, Miranda, Adriana, Camilla and Geno; dear brother of Nicholas Porretta (Bonnie); significant other of Joanne Johnson. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, Joanne's...
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Katherine (Cassidy) Santoni

December 2, 2019

Katherine (Cassidy) Santoni, 82 of Philadelphia passed away on December 2, 2019. Beloved wife of James Santoni. Loving mother of Debra Sherman (Tim), Angela Santoni-Weights (Nic) and the late Robert Musil. Grandmother of James, Robert, Timothy, Nicole (T.J ), Kayla, Nicholas and Dominic. Dear sister of Mary Duffy and the late John Cassidy and Doris Culp. Also survived by numerous nieces and...
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Geoffrey Alan Cruz

November 30, 2019

Geoffrey Alan Cruz, 33 of Philadelphia passed away on November 30, 2019. Beloved son of Leonor Gonzalez Mercado and Moises Cruz. Loving father of Kiela and Mya Cruz. Beloved brother of Jonathan Cruz and Siani Cruz. Fiance of Joselee Serrano and her children Chasity Martinez and Michael Colon. Nephew of Ita, Juana, Laura, Iris, Lola, Lilly, Dimples, Sule, Tato, Juan Jose, Fred, Boli,...
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Joshua McDermott, Jr.

November 29, 2019

Joshua McDermott Jr., age 95, passed away peacefully at Holy Redeemer Hospice, in Meadowbrook, PA, on November 29th, 2019. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of late Joshua and Miriam McDermott. Joshua was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Welsh), married over 62 years. He was the devoted father of Michael T. ( his wife Christine) and James J. McDermott. He...
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Annmarie (nee Chermak) Donnelly

November 27, 2019

Annmarie Donnelly (nee Chermak), age 54, passed away suddenly at her residence in Northeast Philadelphia, on November 27th, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of Robert and Helene Chermak. Annmarie was the beloved wife of David, married over 30 years. She was the loving mother of Brooke Donnelly – Keenan (husband James), and Erin Donnelly. She will be...
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Charles W. "Buck" Nicolai, Jr.

November 27, 2019

Nicolai Charles W. "Buck", Jr. on November 27, 2019, after a Courageous 2 year battle with colon cancer. Age 63, of Hatfield, PA. Buck was the beloved husband of Mary A. (nee Hall), Proud father of Charles J. " Bucky" (Charity), MaryKate (Kyle) Feiser, James W. (Alex Marakowski), Elizabeth M. (Justin) Davey and Matthew R., dear brother of Joanne (Robert) Clothier, Christine (Ron) Warmingham...
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Rita R. (Kurylak) Landis

November 26, 2019

Rita R. Landis (Kurylak), age 76, of Jamison, PA passed away on November 26, 2019. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Robert M. Landis (Bobby) for over 53 years, loving mother of Mark (Allison), Joseph (Amy) and William (Christy). Rita is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Megan (Dave), Christina (Ryan), Michael (Jessica), Amanda (Cody), Mark, Elizabeth, Melissa and Kyle (Christine); and 3...
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Rose M. Franchetti

November 23, 2019

Rose M. Franchetti (nee Santoro) passed away on Nov. 23, 2019 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Franchetti; loving mother of Michael (Cathy), Thomas (Gabrielle), Rose Fredericks (Michael) and Denise Franchetti; cherished grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 2; dear sister of Anna Campione and the late Custer Santoro, Frances Visco and Julia Marchese. Rose enjoyed spending...
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Kathleen Callahan

November 22, 2019

Kathleen J. (nee McGovern) Callahan, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away Friday, November 22, 2019, at the age of 61. Born and raised in Philadelphia to Dorothy and the late Edward J. McGovern Jr., Kathleen is preceded in death by her son, Edward Hollahan, and her siblings, Thomas McGovern and Colleen Fox. She is survived by her loving husband, George Callahan, her daughters, April (Erik) Henrysen...
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William H. Frazier, Jr.

November 20, 2019

William H. Frazier, Jr., of Toms River, N.J. and formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. He was 81 years old. "Bill" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on January 25, 1938 to the late William H. Frazier, Sr. and Jeanette (née Scherif) Frazier. He was the husband to Mary Ann (née Nagele) Frazier with whom he is...
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Carol C. Toner

November 20, 2019

Carol C. Toner, formerly of Leesport, Pennsylvania, passed away Wednesday November 20, 2019 at St. John Neumann Rehab Center in Philadelphia. She was born 79 years ago in New York City to Charles Cooksey and the former Virginia Dilli. Carol had worked as an Administrator in the child care industry. She was preceded in death by her parents, two children; Hugh P. Toner, Jr. and Lisa Marie Toner...
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Juliann M. Cawley

January 23, 1947 - November 19, 2019

Juliann M. Cawley, of Cheltenham and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Tuesday afternoon, November 19, 2019. She was 72 years old. "Julie", as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on January 23, 1947 to the late Salvatore and Gloria (née Vergoglini) Visalli in Philadelphia and was proud to be a 1965 Bambi graduate of St. Hubert...
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Sophia Cecelia (nee Panikowska) Blichasz

November 17, 2019

Sophia Cecelia (nee Panikowska) Blichasz, 99, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on November 17, 2019. She was surrounded by loving family. Sophia will be remembered as someone who cherished her Polish heritage and being a devout Catholic. She was especially devoted to the Blessed Mother, saying her rosary daily. She worked many jobs during her lifetime, the longest...
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Mary Gallagher

November 17, 2019

Mary T. (Mullin) of Philadelphia, age 85 passed away on November 17, 2019. Beloved wife of Gerard Gallagher. Mother to Gerard Jr (Michelle), KC (Arlene), Michael (Donna), Mary Theresa (Dan) and John (Natalie). She was the grandmother to 14 and great grandmother to 8. Mary was born and raised in Philadelphia and the daughter of the late Charles and Marguerite Mullin. Sister to Theresa (Larry)...
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Constance "Connie" (nee Earley) Parsons

November 16, 2019

Parsons (nee Earley) Constance aka "Connie" passed away on November 16th, 2019 at the age of 77. She was the beloved wife of Albert Parsons , Sr.; devoted mother of Albert Parsons, Jr. (Jennifer), Thomas Parsons, and Corrine Espada (Jose); loving mom-mom to Tara Ruggeri (Thomas), Alaina Dalla Valle (Michael), Joseph Espada, Emily Garber, Albert Parsons III, and John Thomas Parsons; loving great...
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Dorothy "Dot" Masters

July 11, 1928 - November 15, 2019

Dorothy "Dot" Masters, passed away on Nov. 15, 2019 at Pine Run Retirement Community. Dorothy was born on July 11, 1928 to Henry and Gertrude Hartzell. She grew up in the Scranton, PA area, where she met the love of her life, Glenn Masters. They married and had two children, Jane Fry (Robert) of Lambertville, NJ and Glenn Masters (Mary) of Revere, PA. Dot and Glenn settled in Buckingham, PA. ...
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Thomas R. Kelly, Jr.

November 15, 2019

Thomas R. Kelly, Jr. passed away, suddenly, on November 15, 2019 at the age of 44. Beloved son of Thomas, Sr. and Dorothy (nee Lawless) Kelly; loving brother of Dorothy Banenas (Mike) and Natalie Russo (Anthony); cherished uncle of Mike, Joe and Kate Banenas and Kayla, Catie and Anna Russo. Tommy is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and his close friends, the Russo family. Tommy...
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Caroline J. Pierno

November 15, 2019

Caroline J. Pierno, 86 of Hatboro formerly of Philadelphia passed away on November 15, 2019. Loving daughter of the late Antonio and Giovina Pierno. Dear sister of Nicholas Pierno (Victoria), Rita Pierno and the late Anna & George Hahn, Rose & George Shirley and Anthony Pierno. Also survived by her nephews/nieces George (Lois) Shirley, Joseph Shirley, Joanne Shirley and the late Pamela Dayalan. ...
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Thomas Davie Neilson

June 5, 1936 - November 15, 2019

Thomas Davie Neilson 83 of Philadelphia born on June 5, 1936 and passed away on November 15, 2019. Beloved husband of Jeanne S. (Sullivan) Neilson. Loving father of Thomas D. Neilson, Jr., Edward J. Neilson (Doris) Todd B. Neilson (Late Cindy), Lawrence M. Thomson (Loretta) and Meredith H. Hawley (Kevin). Grandfather of 15, great grandfather of 4. Dear brother of the late John B. Neilson ...
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Kathryn T. (Molter) McMenamin

November 14, 2019

Kathryn T. (Molter) McMenamin, 62 of Philadelphia passed away on November 14, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of James F. McMenamin. Caring mother of Robin McMenamin, James McMenamin, Jr (Allyson) and Lindsey McMenamin. Dear sister of JoAnn McDermott, Patricia Gerber (Joseph), Rosanne Punzo, and the late Margaret Lewis. She is survived by her loving family, in-laws,...
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Katharina (nee Palzer) Piree

November 14, 2019

Piree Katharina (nee Palzer) passed away on Thursday, November 14th, 2019, at the age of 95. She was the beloved daughter of the late Anton and Barbara Palzer; loving wife of the late John M. Piree; devoted mother of Catherine (John) Weigand, Elizabeth (the late Stanley) Boc, Barbara (Ronald) Winterberger, and John (Mary Ellen) Piree; loving Oma of Erich, Amie, Katharina, Elise, Christine,...
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Norma D. Press

November 12, 2019

Norma D. Press, 76 of Hatboro, formerly Philadelphia, passed away on November 12, 2019 surrounded by her family. Loving mother of Mindy Harvey (Paul), Larry Blumenthal (Joan) and Michael Blumenthal (Rita). Dear grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 6. Long time companion of the late Russell Chicano. Norma's favorite times were when she was with her entire family, laughing, eating and telling...
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Jeanette Leber

November 11, 2019


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Joseph "Joe" R. Soda, Sr.

November 11, 2019

Joseph "Joe" R. Soda Sr., age 73, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late Julian and Stella Soda. Joe was the beloved husband of Patricia (nee Moran). He was the devoted father of United States Army Master Sergeant Joseph R. Soda Jr., Dr. Christine Soda, Marybeth (Michael) Walters, Kathleen...
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Paul Blinder

October 30, 1948 - November 9, 2019

Paul was born on October 30th, 1948 in Norfolk, Virginia. His natural parents were not able to raise him and wished to give him for adoption. A mutual acquaintance connected Paul's natural parents with Benjamin and Fay Blinder of Philadelphia. The Blinders were looking to adopt a child and ended up adopting Paul. Paul's challenges became evident early on and the Blinders sought the advise of...
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Paul E. Blinder

November 9, 2019

Paul was born on October 30th, 1948 in Norfolk Virginia. His natural parents were not able to raise him and wished to give him for adoption. A mutual acquaintance connected Paul's natural parents with Benjamin and Fay Blinder of Philadelphia. The Blinders were looking to adopt a child and ended up adopting Paul. Paul's challenges became evident early on and the Blinders sought the advise of...
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Steven S. Smoluk

June 18, 1970 - November 8, 2019

Steven S. Smoluk (age 49) was born on June 18, 1970 in Bensalem, PA. He passed away suddenly on Friday, November 8th 2019 at his home in Northeast Philadelphia. Steven is survived by his wife Dawn Smoluk (nee Filipone) and their son Christopher Filipone. Steven is also survived by his brothers Joseph Smoluk and step brother Mark DeLuise. In addition, Steven is survived by his mother in law...
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David L. Scarborough

November 8, 2019

David L. Scarborough passed away on November 8, 2019 at the age of 47, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving brother of Michael Scarborough (Tracy) and Linda Ralston (Doug) and the cherished uncle of Emily and Preston Scarborough and Luke and Jack Ralston. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sally Scarborough. Dave enjoyed Star Wars, Nascar, LEGOS, and...
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David "Mike" Tuley

July 12, 1941 - November 6, 2019

Tuley David "Mike", of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019, at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of Sandy (nee Irons). David was the loving father of Michelle (Raymond), Michael (Karen), and Doug (Priscila); devoted Pop-pop of Christina, Ashlee, Melissa, Amanda, Matthew, Michael, and Christopher. David was born July 12th, 1941 in Oklahoma. He was raised by his...
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Claire (nee Gaghan) Ziegler

November 3, 2019

Claire Ziegler (nee Gaghan) passed away on November 3, 2019 at the age of 70. Claire is survived by her loving husband Charles; beloved children Dennis (Fran) Havens, Tina (Joe) Felix, and Hollie Havens; and 8 grandchildren Matthew, Meghan, Morgan, and Makayla Havens, Devon, Joseph, Rachel, and Jackie Felix. Claire graduated from Little Flower High School in 1968. She enjoyed talking and...
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David W. "Big Dave" Achuff

November 2, 2019

David W. "Big Dave" Achuff, age 60, of NE Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on November 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Walter and Georgianna Achuff. Dave was a hard-working family man, he was a retired truck driver, and he was most happy at home watching tv and hanging out with Stanley. He was the beloved father of Helene (husband John) Shields,...
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