Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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

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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Harry L. Brungess

August 17, 1941 - April 3, 2020

Harry L. Brungess of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Friday April 3, 2020. He was 78 years old. Born, August 17, 1941 in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Stanley and Emma (nee Keen) Brungess, and the beloved husband of Sharon (nee Buckley) Brungess. Harry was a devout Christian and was a leader of many Bible studies at his church. Harry loved to spread the word of the Lord and...
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Sharon Giambrone

August 24, 1946 - March 31, 2020

Sharon M. Giambrone (nee Cooper) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 31, 2020. She was 73 years old. Born August 24, 1946 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (nee Reilly) Cooper, and the beloved wife of the late Michael Giambrone. Sharon was born on August 24,1946 the second daughter and 4th child of Charles and Margaret Cooper. She...
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Rose F. (nee Nelson) Gotowski

June 6, 1930 - March 31, 2020

Rose F. Gotowski (nee Nelson) of Lansdale and former resident of Plymouth Meeting, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was 89 years old. Born June 6, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Jane V. (nee McMahon) Nelson, and the beloved wife of the late Alexander F. Gotowski. Rose was one of 9 children and is survived by her sister Louise Nelson of Lansdale, PA. ...
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Steven Thomas Syfert

March 31, 2020

Steven Thomas Syfert of Fort Washington PA passed away March 31 from the long-term effects of dementia. He was 77 years old. The last year and three months, he was under the care of Pathways Memory Care at Blue Bell Place PA and his last eight months of care was also overseen by Kindred Hospice. Steve is survived by his wife Shirley, his daughter Stephanie, son-in-law Aaron, grandsons Calvin ...
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Berino Anthony Bonitatis

March 28, 2020

Berino Anthony Bonitatis, son of Berino & Liberatta (DiCesare) Bonitatibus passed away peacefully on March 28, 2020 at the age of 91 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his son Steven, (Pauline), his daughter Faith (Bonitatis) Silver, (John), 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, his sister Sylvia Myers. He was preceded in death by his wife Lena (DeMedio) and his son Mark...
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Robert G. McCurdy

December 18, 1943 - March 27, 2020

Robert G. McCurdy passed away March 27, 2020, under Kindred Hospice care at The Landing of Collegeville. Born in Philadelphia on December 18, 1943, he was the son of the late George A. McCurdy and Helen R. (nee Roebas), and grew up in Eagleville. Sadly, he was also predeceased by a son, Sean Thomas McCurdy. Robert was the principle of McCurdy & Associates, a rep. group for office systems...
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Marie Pellechia

March 24, 1939 - March 26, 2020

Marie Pellechia of Norristown passed away peacefully on Thursday March 26, 2020. She was 81 years old. Born March 24, 1939 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Katherine (nee Dieciedue) Pellechia. Marie was a devout Catholic, and was a life-long member of Holy Saviour Church and attended eight years of grade school and 4 years of high school at Holy Saviour. She loved...
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Rita M. (nee Myers) Burns

September 6, 1925 - March 24, 2020

Rita M. Burns (nee Myers) 94, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the comfort of her home in Jeffersonville, PA. Rita was born in Germantown on September 6, 1925, to Raymond and Anna (nee Walsh) Myers. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Leo T. Burns, Sr. for 57 years until his passing in 2006. Rita was predeceased by her much loved sister and brother, Marjorie McCloy and William...
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Jose "Joe" Modesto Presa, Jr.

March 23, 2020

Jose "Joe" Modesto Presa, Jr. passed away with his daughters by his side on March 23, 2020 at Einstein Hospital Philadelphia, at the age of 85. Born in the Philippines on November 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Jose Columna Presa, Sr. and Librada (nee Modesto). He was predeceased by his devoted wife Florencia (nee Guinchoma). Jose worked hard all his life to provide for his family. He...
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Diana L. (nee Cantafio) Interrante

October 25, 1968 - March 20, 2020

It's with profound sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected death of Diana L. (neé Cantafio) Interrante, 51. She was welcomed into eternal life on March 20, 2020. She was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, on October 25, 1968 to the late Tito and Elizabeth Jane Cantafio (neé Sabol). Diana was the loving wife to Joseph R. Interrante, dear sister to Elizabeth J. Cantafio (Allison), Tito...
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Lenore "Lynne" Magid

March 19, 2020

Lenore (Lynne) Magid of Norristown passed away Thursday, March 19th, 2020. She was 83. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Minnie Kline and was a lifelong resident of Norristown, PA. She was the beloved wife of 62 years to Theodore (Ted) Magid. A devoted sister and sister-in-law to Ruth and Gil Galpern, Esther and Harold Himles, Marshall and Mickey Kline and...
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Concetta "Nettie" (nee Fiorillo) Ferraioli

January 9, 1928 - March 15, 2020

Concetta Ferraioli (nee Fiorillo) "Nettie" of East Norriton, and a former resident of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 15, 2020. She was 92 years old. Born January 9, 1928 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Concetta (nee Marano) Fiorillo. Nettie enjoyed traveling, especially to Vegas, Texas and Florida. She worked in security and loved her...
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Jason Conlan

November 19, 1968 - March 13, 2020

Jason Conlan, age 51 died after a short illness at his residence surrounded by his family on March 13, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 19, 1968, to his proud parent James Patrick Conlan and Lynda Marie (nee Di Pietro) Jason was extremely selfless and kind, always wanting to help others in any way that he could. He enjoyed working on and making improvements to his Mercedes Benz. ...
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Kathryn D. Bolger

November 24, 1939 - March 13, 2020

Kathryn D. Bolger, age 80, of Norristown passed away peacefully at the Regina Nursing Home on March 13, 2020. Kathryn was born in Norristown on November 24, 1939 to her proud parents Lawrence Bolger and Dorothy (nee Corcoran). She loved her Catholic faith, her parishes of St Augustine and Sacred Heart and working with Monsignor Francis Schmidt to support the work of 'Father Chuck's Challenge '...
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Dorothy J. (nee Pierson) Hoffman

December 5, 1932 - March 12, 2020

Dorothy J. Hoffman (nee Pierson), age 87 passed away peacefully on March 12, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Norristown, PA on December 5, 1932 to the late George and Elsie Pierson. Dorothy was lifetime member of Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church and the Rittenhouse Quester Group. She retired from Montgomery Hospital as a Secretary in the Respiratory Department. She was a...
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Susan C. Atkins

October 22, 1952 - March 12, 2020

Susan C. Atkins passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 12, 2020. Born in Jersey City, NJ on October 22, 1952 she was the dear daughter to the late Victor and Mathilda Donofrio (nee Milne). Susan attended Hackensack School of Nursing and later went on to Felician College where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was dedicated to her vocation and spent...
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Mary B. (nee Dudek) Becker

February 12, 1922 - March 10, 2020

Mary B. Becker (nee Dudek) of Lafayette Hill, PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 10, 2020. She was 98 years old. Born February 12, 1922 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Aniela (nee Grzesik) Dudek, and the beloved wife of the late Arthur C. Becker. Mary enjoyed playing cards, slot machines and the lottery. She always looked forward...
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Charles D. "Chuck" Caparo

May 29, 1961 - March 9, 2020

Charles D. "Chuck" Caparo, of Glendale, AZ and a former resident of Plymouth Meeting, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was 58 years old. Born May 29, 1961 in Norristown, he was the son of Lucy M. (nee Paciello) Caparo and the late Joseph C. Caparo. Chuck was a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Class of 1979. He worked as a Technology Consultant and was a lighthearted man who...
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Theresa M. Bernick

October 3, 1949 - March 8, 2020

Theresa M. Bernick, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 8, 2020. She was 70 years old. Born October 3, 1949 in Norristown. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Theresa (Murray) Bernick. Theresa was a graduate of Bishop Kenrick High School and a pillar of Visitation B.V.M. where she was very active until our Lord called her home. She had a love for the Philadelphia...
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Charles E. Jackson

July 4, 1933 - March 7, 2020

Charles E. Jackson of Collegeville passed away peacefully at the Veterans Home in Spring City on March 7, 2020. Born in South Williamsport, PA on July 4, 1933 Charles was the beloved son of the late Charles A. and Margaret Jackson (nee Engle). After high school, Charlie served his country in the United States Air Force where he spent four years. He was honorably discharged in 1956. Charlie...
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Steve Drochek, Jr.

December 31, 1928 - March 7, 2020

Steve Drochek, Jr. passed away peacefully on March 7, 2020. Born on December 31, 1928 Steve was the beloved son of the late Steve and Anastasia Drochek (nee Washock). Steve proudly served his country in the United States Navy and later met the love of his life, Rose Marie (nee Senoski). Together they raised their family in East Norriton. He was a diesel mechanic with Giles and Ransome for 25...
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Regina "Jeannie" Wisniewski Klish

February 16, 1931 - March 7, 2020

Regina "Jeannie" Wisniewski Klish passed away peacefully on March 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia on February 16, 1931, Jeannie was the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Wisniewski (nee Wozniak). Upon graduating Bok Vocational Technical High School, Jeannie met the love of her life, the late Francis Klish and their family blossomed. Regina was a...
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Joseph F. Wallin

March 6, 2020

Joseph F. Wallin, 89, of Telford entered peacefully into Eternal Life on March 6, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Joe was employed 33 years with the Philadelphia Electric Company and retired in 1990 as a Supervisor Commercial Sales Division. He was President of the Lions Club and a lifetime member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during his years with PECO. He was a 1949...
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Jill Annette Estep

March 3, 1953 - March 5, 2020

Jill Annette McCoubrey Mattei Estep (3 March 1953 – 5 March 2020) Jill Annette Estep, formerly of Raritan, N.J., passed away on Thursday the 5th of March 2020, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. She was born in Plainfield, NJ, and grew up in Caldwell, NJ, where she graduated from high school. She married Anthony Mattei. They raised two boys, Joseph and John. She worked as...
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Jay Style

March 4, 2020

Dr. Jay Style, of Chandler, AZ and former resident of Philadelphia, PA, and Cherry Hill, NJ, passed away on Wednesday March 4, 2020 at age 91. He was the son of the late Abraham and Beatrice (nee Giltman) Style. Jay was the father of Ilene Style (Milt McConnell) and Mark Style (the late Carin Style), grandfather of Sophie and Eli Style, and brother of the late Edward Style. Jay was an...
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Armand J. DeMarco

September 9, 1925 - February 29, 2020

Armand J. DeMarco, of East Norriton, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Brandywine Living at Senior Suites. He was 94 years old. Armand was born on September 9, 1925 to the late Ernest and Elvira DeMarco and was the devoted husband to the late Mary Jane (née Caruso) DeMarco who passed away in 2017. Armand attended Southern High School in Philadelphia and then served honorably in the...
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Joseph Frank Pozowicz

March 27, 1983 - February 28, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Frank Pozowicz announces his passing on February 28, 2020 at the age of 36. Joe will be lovingly remembered by his family Michael A. Pozowicz (who sadly predeceased him), Mary C. Pozowicz (nee Wilson), his sisters Judy Pozowicz, Theresa Fisher (Sean), and brother Michael Pozowicz (Becky). Joe will also be forever remembered by his niece Zoey and...
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Patricia Mary Gerace

April 1, 1944 - February 26, 2020

Patricia Mary Gerace, 75 of East Norriton passed away peacefully on February 26, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Born April 1, 1944, in Boston, MA, Patricia was the loving daughter of John and Mary Heaney (nee Smith). She was the loving wife of the late Nicholas Gerace. Patricia was the dear mother of Patrick (Jody), Michael, and Nicholas (Kelli), devoted Mom Mom to Ian, Riley, Kaylee...
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Mary C. (nee Hannon) Sprouls

August 24, 1926 - February 23, 2020

Mary C. Sprouls (nee Hannon), age 93 passed away peacefully on February 23, 2020 in Blue Bell, PA. Born August 24, 1926 in Belvidere, NJ, she was the daughter of James H. and Ivel (nee Hawk) Hannon.  For many years, she resided in Philadelphia with her late husband Norman L. Sprouls, Sr where they raised their family. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother James "Harry"...
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Richard F. Moors

December 3, 1942 - February 21, 2020

Richard F. Moors, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Friday February 21, 2020 at home with his family by his side. He was 77 years old. Born December 3, 1942 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Anton and Emma (nee Rausch) Moors and the beloved husband of Cassie (nee Scahill), with whom he shared 41 years of marriage. Richard graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in...
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Joseph A. DeMeno

May 9, 1935 - February 18, 2020

Joseph A. DeMeno, of Royersford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 18, 2020. He was 84 years old. Born May 9, 1935 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Anthony and Lucy (nee Petrone) DeMeno and the beloved husband of Frances (nee Dimino) DeMeno, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Joe enjoyed reading, history, sports, and travel. Most of all he loved spending time with his...
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Alfonso Cannon , Jr.

December 6, 1968 - February 17, 2020

Alfonso Cannon Jr. was born on December 06, 1968 in Philadelphia, PA to Patricia Cannon (née Louden) and Alfonso Cannon Sr.. On February 17, 2020, Al was called by his Heavenly Father to be reunited with his mother Patricia Anne and his beloved daughter, Barbara Anne. Alfonso is survived by his loving son, Isaiah Alfonso Glover, his grieving family including his grand-mother, Eleanor Louise...
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Barbara "Barb" , "Barbie" Barrett

February 15, 2020

Barbara "Barb" , "Barbie" Barrett passed away on February 15th 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother "Stewart". Barb was born in Australia and lived in New Zealand until moving to the United States over 30 years ago. Barbara's primary profession in life was a nanny – and her impact on the lives for which she was directly responsible is immeasurable. She later...
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Joanne M. Kennedy

March 1, 1960 - February 14, 2020

Joanne M. Kennedy, 59, of Limerick, PA died peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2020. Born in Pottstown on March 1, 1960 she was the loving daughter of the late Lee and Marie (Meyers) Kennedy. Joanne spent her working career at Parkhouse Nursing and Rehab in Royersford, Pa. She enjoyed spending time with her family and had many hobbies including creative writing, photography, gardening and music....
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Joseph P. Beirne

March 18, 1934 - February 14, 2020

Joseph P. Beirne was welcomed into heaven on February 14, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bryn Mawr on March 18, 1934 Joe was the beloved son of the late William and Mary Beirne (nee McGuigan). Joe attended St. Thomas More High School in Philadelphia and went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He then received his Bachelors in Finance...
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Sara (nee Calamia) DeCamillo

September 22, 1925 - February 12, 2020

Sara DeCamillo (nee Calamia) was welcomed into heaven surrounded by her loving family on February 12, 2020. Sara was born in Norristown on September 22, 1925 to the late Domenick and Vincenza Calamia (nee Fauci). Sara graduated Norristown High School in 1943 and is survived by the love of her life Ascanio "Scan" E. DeCamillo. The two were married on April 16th 1950. She was a kind and...
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Nancy Roeder Jaffe

June 9, 1930 - February 9, 2020

Nancy Roeder Jaffe of East Norriton passed away peacefully on February 9, 2020 at the age of 89. Born on June 9, 1930 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Florence (McDowell) Roeder. She was a graduate of West Chester College and was a music teacher in the Norristown Area School District. She was a loving mother to Susan (Trout) Red, Polly (Trout) de Coria (deceased),...
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Samuel Ralph Colucci, Jr.

April 16, 1968 - February 9, 2020

A golden heart stopped beating on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Samuel Ralph Colucci, Jr. was welcomed into heaven surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norristown on April 16, 1968, Sam was the cherished son of Samuel, Sr. and Aliceann Colucci (nee Bateman). Sam attended the University of Pittsburgh where he met the love of his life, Patti (nee Jackson). He graduated with his Bachelorof...
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Rose (nee Smeraglia) DeMutis

February 21, 1928 - February 9, 2020

Rose DeMutis (nee Smeraglia) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 9, 2020. She was 91 years old. Born February 21, 1928 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mary (nee Montalbano)) Smeraglia and the beloved wife of the late Charles J. DeMutis, Jr. Rose enjoyed trips with her family to Ocean City, NJ and to Brigantine. Her hobbies were crocheting,...
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Florence (Fry) Hollinger

March 16, 1932 - February 8, 2020

Florence Hollinger (Fry) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 16, 1932 in Lansdale, Florence was the beloved daughter of the late James Ashbourn Fry and Florence Schultz Fry. Upon graduating Norristown Area High School in 1949, Florence went on to become an administrative assistant at Lincoln Center of Bridgeport. Florence enjoyed sewing and making...
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Edward J. Amole

August 11, 1933 - February 3, 2020

Edward J. Amole, Jr. of Norristown PA passed away on February 3, 2020 at the age of 86. He was born in Coatesville PA on August 11, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. and Gwendolyn (Goodman) Amole. He is survived by his sisters, Kathleen Leigh of Carlisle PA and Linda (Bob) Horinko of Salem VA, and four nephews and nieces. Ed graduated from St. Francis of Assisi...
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Marie C. (nee Vogt) Crowe

April 19, 1927 - February 2, 2020

Marie C. Crowe (nee Vogt) of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 2, 2020. She was 92 years old. Born April 19, 1927 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Sebastian and Marie (nee McGuigan) Vogt, and the beloved wife of the late Francis J. Crowe. Marie was a Graduate of Little Flower High School Class of 1945. She loved music and enjoyed singing, playing the piano...
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Susan V. (nee Frangiosa) Bingham

October 27, 1924 - January 30, 2020

Susan V. Bingham (nee Frangiosa) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 30, 2020. She was 95 years old. Born October 27, 1924 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Assunta (nee Marine) Frangiosa, and the beloved wife of the late Francis R. Bingham. Susan enjoyed her many years in retail, working at both Clover and Kohl's well into her 80's. She lived...
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Clarence John "Tink" Rambo

January 29, 2020

Clarence John "Tink" Rambo passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on March 4, 1931, Tink was the beloved son of the late Clarence and Ethel Rambo (nee White). Tink proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War before being honorably discharged. In his free time he loved working on his custom antique cars, watching Western movies and...
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Richard John Kawczynski

June 20, 1941 - January 25, 2020

Richard John Kawczynski of East Norriton passed away on January 25, 2020 surrounded by his loving children. Born on June 20, 1941 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, he was the dear son of the late John and Adeline Kawczynski (nee Szczepura). Dick proudly served in the Army National Guard being Honorably Discharged in 1969. He graduated from Roman Catholic High School in 1959 and then...
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Josephine M. Puleo

February 6, 1924 - January 25, 2020

Josephine M. Puleo was welcomed into heaven on January 25, 2020.Born on February 6, 1924 in Norristown she was the beloved daughter of late Stephen and Frances Marchese (nee Bondi). She was the cherished wife of 36 years to the late Charles Puleo, dear sister to Rosemarie DeStefano, cherished aunt to several nieces and nephews and friend to many. Jo was reunited with her parents and her...
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Karl Blattner

November 25, 1931 - January 24, 2020

Karl Blattner, age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday January 24, 2020 at his home in Fredrick Living, Frederick, PA. Born on November 25, 1931 in Norristown, Karl was the son of the late George and Edith (Ottinger) Blattner. Karl was born and raised in East Norriton, PA. He was a 1949 graduate of A.D. Eisenhower High School. Upon graduating, Karl joined the United States Navy and served...
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Catherine "Kay" Cuddy Hipszer

January 23, 2020

Catherine "Kay" Cuddy Hipszer, 93, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Pathways of Blue Bell Place, her residence for more than three years. Kay was the dedicated office manager of Montgomery Surgical Associates' Drs. Carlson, Quill, Polsky, Weiner, Kofsky, Kneeland and Riemer for 40 years. Before and after retiring, Kay enjoyed crochet, golfing, bowling,...
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John W. Fitzcharles, Jr.

February 17, 1932 - January 22, 2020

John W. Fitzcharles, Jr. of Collegeville, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday January 22, 2020. He was 87 years old. He was born February 17, 1932 in Phoenixville. He was the son of the late Florence (nee Hoffman) and John W. Fitzcharles, Sr. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (nee Arena) Fitzcharles, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. John grew up in Yerkes and graduated...
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Joseph I. Mulligan

January 22, 2020

Joseph I. Mulligan, Sr., 73, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Wednesday January 22, 2020. Joe was born in Norristown, PA and served honorably in the United States Army (1968 – 1972). Before retirement Joe was a heavy equipment operator for Allan A. Myers. He was an avid mechanic and woodworker. He shared his expertise with his family and helped all of his children...
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Robert J. Macrina, Sr.

August 2, 1958 - January 20, 2020

Robert J. Macrina, Sr. of Plymouth Meeting, affectionately known as "Fats" passed away peacefully on Monday January 20, 2020. He was 61 years old. Born August 2, 1958 in Norristown, He was the son of Eleanor M. (nee Best) Speacht and her husband the late William Speacht, Jr., and Joseph A. Macrina. He is also survived by his former wife and best friend Pauline Macrina . Robert adored his...
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William A. O'Toole

July 8, 1943 - January 19, 2020

William A. O'Toole, of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Sunday January 19, 2020. He was 76 years old. Born July 8, 1943 in Clifton Heights, he was the son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (nee Shenman) O'Toole and the beloved husband of the late Janice Lee (nee Wright) O'Toole. Bill proudly served his country and was Honorably Discharged from the United States Marine Corp. He was the...
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Helen P. (nee Piotrowski) Winterbottom

January 19, 2020

Winterbottom, Helen P. (nee Piotrowski), 71, of Blue Bell, on Sunday January 19, 2020. Wife of Paul R., mother of Henry Winterbottom and Laura Winterbottom (Brian Balkit), sister of Alice Buettler and Carol Rosen (Warren), and aunt of Lisa Buettler. Relatives and friends are invited to Helen's Memorial Mass of Friday January 24, at 11 AM at St. Helena's Church 1489 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA....
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James F. "Pop" Morton

January 18, 2020

James F. Morton "Pop", passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Phoenixville Hospital , he was 69 years old. Born October 7, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA to the late William Frank Morton and Anna (nee Quarino). Jim was well liked by everyone he came in contact with. He gave to anyone who needed it. Pop was devoted to his grandchildren, they meant the world and more to him. Married for...
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Joseph F. Galezniak

January 17, 2020

Joseph F. Galezniak, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, at his home in West Norriton, he was 78 years old. Born July 30, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Frank Galezniak and Violet (nee Tomasonis). After graduating from Lincoln High School proudly serviced in the United States Navy. When returning from the service he worked for General Motors for many years, then he worked for...
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Susan Corrigan Richardson

January 17, 2020

Susan Corrigan Richardson, 74, passed January 17, 2020 at Pathways in Blue Bell after a brief time in hospice. Born Susan Althea, she grew up at Congress Lake OH, and wintered in Delray Beach, FL. She boarded at the Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland and spent summers at Moss Lake Camp in Upstate New York, where she loved archery and sailing. She attended Skidmore College where she...
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Theresa M. (nee Picone) Kelly

February 4, 1945 - January 16, 2020

Theresa M. Kelly (nee Picone) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 16, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born February 4, 1945 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Frances (nee Tornetta) Picone, and the beloved wife of the late John P. Kelly. Theresa was also preceded in death by her two sisters, Anna Picone and Sara Picone Barton. She is survived by her...
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Sandra Lou "Sandy" Donofrio

January 14, 2020

A beautiful heart stopped beating on January 14, 2020. Sandra Lou Donofrio "Sandy" was welcomed into heaven surrounded by her loving family. At 81 years old, Sandy spread love every day of her life. Born on April 3, 1938 in Danville, PA, Sandy was the dear daughter of the late Peter and Rose Buriak (nee Zyry). She was the devoted wife to the late Louis V. Donofrio, cherished mother to Louis V...
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Marcia (nee Moore) Jones

January 16, 1939 - January 13, 2020

Marcia Jones (nee Moore) of Lafayette Hill, passed away peacefully on Monday January 13, 2020. She was 81 years old. Born January 16, 1939 in Upper Montclair, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Miller and Kathryn (nee Law) Moore and the beloved wife of the late James Jones. Marcia is survived by her three children: Robert Bowen (Nancy), Melinda Dempsey (Tom), and Karri Bowen-Poole (Don),...
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Raymond C. Armellini

November 14, 1928 - January 13, 2020

Raymond C. Armellini of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday January 13, 2020. He was 91 years old. Born November 14, 1928 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Christiano and Norma (nee Antonello) Armellini and the beloved husband of the late Anna (nee Minutella) Armellini. Raymond was a life-long member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 1050. He was a Korean War...
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John J. "Jay" Murray III

August 31, 1946 - January 12, 2020

John J. Murray, III "Jay" of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday January 12, 2020. He was 73 years old. Born August 31, 1946 in Norristown, he was the son of the late former Mayor of Norristown, and former Norristown Police Officer, John J. Murray, Jr and Sophia (nee Burry) Murray and the beloved husband of the late Donna L. (nee Kimmel) Murray. Jay served his community with honor...
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Colleen McMahon

January 11, 2020

Colleen McMahon (née Ryan), 71, died on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Abington Hospital surrounded by her family. Colleen, also known as "Coll" to her children and "Gammom" to her grandchildren, lived life to the fullest. She loved spending time with family and friends, hosting legendary parties, and could always be counted on to be her most true and unfiltered self. She is survived by her two...
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Margaret R. Walsh

January 10, 2020

Margaret R. Walsh passed away peacefully on January 10, 2020 with her family by her side. Born in Norristown, Margaret was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Rubert (nee Buchavage). Margaret was the loving wife of the late William J. Walsh Jr., devoted mother to William J Walsh III (Tammy), Kathleen Walsh, Mary Walsh and the late Margaret Walsh, dear sister to the late Franny...
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John (Jack) James O'Hara

July 8, 1934 - January 7, 2020

John (Jack) James O'Hara of Plymouth Meeting passed away on January 7, 2020. Born July 8, 1934, he was the son of the late Josephine Powers O'Hara and James Weldon O'Hara. He was the loving husband to Margaret R. (Peg) O'Hara and devoted father of Jack (the late Debra), Patrick, Kevin (Donna), and Brian (Linda Swayze), and grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of six. Jack worked for...
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Joan K. (nee Keyes) Cannon

July 20, 1934 - January 6, 2020

Joan K. Cannon (nee Keyes) of Warrington and a former resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Monday January 6, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born July 20, 1934 in Philadelphia. She was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (nee Donovan) Keyes and the beloved wife of the late John F. Cannon, Jr. "Beautiful Joan", a name given to her by her many friends, lived a very passionate...
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Virginia Mae Heisler Long

January 5, 2020

Virginia Mae Heisler Long, 99, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, widow of Robert "Les" Lester Long entered into eternal rest Sunday, January 5, 2020. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 11, 2019 at the graveside in Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Norristown, PA at 12:00 p.m. Virginia was born February 21, 1920 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late...
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Patricia Ann (nee Kearney) Miamidian

May 6, 1941 - January 4, 2020

Patricia Ann Miamidian (nee Kearney), of Plymouth Meeting, passed away after a sudden illness on January 4 at Einstein Hospital ICU, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Gloucester City, NJ on May 6, 1941, daughter of John and Gertrude Kearney. She attended St. Mary's Elementary School in Gloucester (1954), St. Mary of the Angels Academy in Haddonfield (1958), Immaculata College (1961...
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Charles J. Schoettle III

October 14, 1956 - January 3, 2020

Charles J. Schoettle III passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 3, 2020. He was born on October 14, 1956 in Philadelphia to Amelia (nee D'Aquilante) and the late Charles J. Schoettle. Upon graduating Archbishop Ryan High School (1975), Charles went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Air Force active duty and continued his service in the Air Force...
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E. Ruth Hopkins

May 9, 1925 - December 28, 2019

 E. Ruth Hopkins, of Plymouth Meeting and Hatfield, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2019. She was 94. Born May 9, 1925 in Mont Clare, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry Maxwell Hopkins and the late Helen Hallman Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her beloved brothers; George and Max Hopkins and her dear sister; Florence "Floss" Hopkins Smith.
 Ruth is survived by her 13...
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Lorette Martin

December 27, 2019

Lorette Martin of Blue Bell passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 27, 2019. Born on November 15, 1943, Lorette was the beloved daughter of the late John Louis Datomo and Lorainne Vito. Lorette was the beloved wife of Robert Schoemer, dear mother to Brian Martin (Karim), Drew Martin, Dino Doremus (Beth), step-mother to Christine Manning (Keith) and Stefanie Scopac ...
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Mary A. (nee Terpeluk) Odenath

September 5, 1919 - December 26, 2019

Mary A. Odenath (nee Terpeluk) , age 100, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2019. Mary was born on September 5, 1919, to her parents George and Anna Terpeluk. As a first generation American, Mary grew up in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia speaking both English and Ukrainian. She proudly represented her Ukrainian heritage as a dancer in the Ukrainian ballet corps. She...
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Michael Edward Costello

August 25, 1943 - December 24, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Michael Edward Costello of Royersford, PA, announces his passing on December 24th, 2019 at the age of 76. Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 25, 1943, Michael was the son of Patrick and Francis Costello. He is survived by his life partner, Maryjo Pinelli, 6 daughters: Colleen, Suzanne (Robert) Schultes, Julia (Arun) Paul, Kate (John) Shearer, Erin (Richard)...
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Edwin A. Schuller, Jr.

November 12, 1950 - December 23, 2019

Dr. Edwin A. Schuller, Jr., age 69, of Chadds Ford, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in spirit on December 23, 2019. Ed was born on November 12, 1950 to his proud parents, the late Edwin A. Schuller, Sr. and Marguerite (nee McCully). Ed was a devoted catholic, an altar boy throughout his childhood, and sang in a choir as a teenager and young adult, which took him all...
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Anthony C. "Toot Monastero" Monastero, Sr.

February 21, 1929 - December 22, 2019

Anthony C. Monastero, Sr., "Toot Monastero", of Norristown, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at his home, surrounded by family. He was 90 years old. Born February 21, 1929 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Frank and Paolo "Jennie" (nee Catagnano) Monastero, and the beloved husband of Connie (nee Denendo) Monastero, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Anthony...
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Joseph R. Buchler, Sr.

July 13, 1934 - December 20, 2019

Joseph R. Buchler, Sr. of Collegeville and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully at the age of 85 surrounded by his family on Friday December 20, 2019. Born July 13, 1934 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Reynold and Anna (nee Freyling) Buchler and the beloved husband of Carol A. (nee Benham) Buchler. In his free time, Joe enjoyed painting...
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Francis J. Kopecky

September 21, 1943 - December 18, 2019

Francis J. Kopecky, age 76, of Collegeville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in spirit, and with Michael and Ryan Boyd at his side on December 18, 2019. Born on September 21, 1943, he was the beloved son of the late Frank and Mary Kopecky (Feil). Frank grew up in Bridgeport (Class of 1962) and resided in the area between Bridgeport and Collegeville his whole life. He was a...
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Charles A. Barone

November 10, 1928 - December 17, 2019

Charles A. Barone, a life-long resident of Norristown, passed away on Tuesday December 17, 2019. He was 91 years old. Born November 10, 1928 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Ignazio and Maria (nee Corrao) Barone. He along with his siblings, operated Baron's Canteen in Norristown for over 45 years. He is survived by his wife Antonia (nee DelloBuono), daughter, Rosemary Barone, son,...
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William "Bill" Volovnik

April 6, 1944 - December 16, 2019

William Volovnik "Bill" of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Monday December 16, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 75 years old. Born April 6, 1944 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William and Rita (nee Villone) Volovnik and the beloved husband of Patricia (nee Lashinger) Volovnik. Bill was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers for over 30...
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Helen R. Carpinello

December 14, 2019

Helen R. Carpinello passed away peacefully on December 14, 2019 at age 95. Born in Norristown to Emma (Tocafundi) and Martin DeAngelis, she resided in East Norriton with her late husband of 67 years, Frank M. Carpinello. She was the beloved mother of Carol Criniti (James), Helena Davidson (Robert), and Frank Carpinello Jr. (Renee) and son-in-law Bill Scott. She was pre-deceased by her daughter...
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Helen Elsie (nee Peterson) O'Hara

February 19, 1922 - December 13, 2019

Helen Elsie O'Hara (nee Peterson) of Norristown passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 13, 2019. Born on February 19, 1922 she was the beloved daughter of the late John Jacob and Matilda Peterson (nee Kuusisto). Helen was the devoted wife of 72 years to Eugene T. O'Hara, cherished mother of the late Bunny Staats (Jim), Gene (Christine), Mary Helen Hutchison (Kiehl),...
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Richard H. Pelletier

June 21, 1941 - December 11, 2019

Richard H. Pelletier, of Norristown, and formerly of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 11, 2019 at the Veterans' Medical Center in Coatesville, PA. He was 78 years old. Born June 21, 1941 in Kenogami, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Adelard and Dora (nee Lacombe) Pelletier, and the beloved husband of Celine Pelletier with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. ...
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John J. "Big John" Clemens, Jr.

April 5, 1951 - December 10, 2019

John J. Clemens, Jr. "Big John" of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. He was 68 years old. Born April 5, 1951 in Norristown, he was the son of the late John J. and Mary (nee Walters) Clemens, Sr. and the beloved husband of Marion P. (nee Conace) Clemens with whom he spent 37 years of marriage.    John was employed as a warehouse manager at Pinnacle Textile,...
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Frank R. Kolimago

December 28, 1937 - December 7, 2019

Frank R. Kolimago, age 81 passed away peacefully on December 7, 2019. Born on December 28, 1937 in Manayunk, Pennsylvania. He was the beloved son of the late Francis Kolimaga and Alexandra (nee Romanowski). Frank was the devoted husband of Margaret Kolimago (nee Lawler) for 55 years, cherished father of Francis A. Kolimago (Carol), Thomas M. Kolimago (Kim), Alicia K. Buxton (Blake), John P....
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Martha Marie Flannery

December 7, 2019

Martha Marie Flannery passed away peacefully on December 7, 2019 surrounded by family. She was born in 1932 in Norristown to the late Joseph and Dolchie Forgione (nee Galanti). Martha lived in the Norristown area her entire life. She graduated from Norristown High School in 1950 and worked for E.J. Lavino and Company prior to starting her family. "Sweet" is the word most often used to...
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Maria (nee Moscariello) Bello

October 24, 1925 - December 6, 2019

Maria Bello (nee Moscariello), age 94 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 6, 2019. Born on October 24, 1925 in Montella, Avellino, Italy. Maria was the beloved daughter of the late Aniello Moscariello and Irena Maria (nee Romano) Moscariello. Maria was the devoted wife of the late Alberto Bello, and cherished mother of 4 children. She is survived by Italo/Tony...
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Elizabeth A. (Betty) Makowski

February 22, 1946 - December 3, 2019

Elizabeth A. (Betty) Makowski (nee Vaszily) of Valrico, FL and a former longtime resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday December 3, 2019. She was 73 years old. Born February 22, 1946 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Anne (nee Tague) Vaszily and the longtime-beloved companion of the late Robert Raimondo. Betty attended...
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Mary DiMarcella

September 15, 1936 - December 3, 2019

Mary DiMarcella was welcomed into heaven on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 with her family by her side. Born on September 15th, 1936 in Norristown, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Mary McMullen (Deegan). She was united in marriage to Daniel J. DiMarcella on November 22, 1958. They were married for 61 blissful years. Beloved mother of Daniel J DiMarcella Jr (Billie Jo), Kathleen DiMarcella,...
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Mark V. Russo, Sr.

December 2, 2019

Mark V. Russo, Sr., of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 2, 2019 with his family by his side. He was 64 years old. Born June 3, 1955 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Frances (nee Fazio) Russo, Sr. and the beloved husband of Sandra L. (nee Peters). Mark had a great sense of humor and took great delight in making people laugh. He loved to tell jokes...
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Sarah Veronica Devlin

February 25, 1926 - November 29, 2019

Sarah Veronica Devlin passed away peacefully on November 29, 2019. Born on February 25, 1926 in Philadelphia, she was the beloved daughter to the late William P. and Mary Ryan (nee Gamble). Sarah was the devoted wife of the late John Devlin for 65 years, cherished mother to Rosemary Loutey (Charles), John J. Devlin, Jr. (Marie), and Thomas P. Devlin (Elaine), loving grandmother to Timothy,...
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Jerome Herbert Gitomer

November 28, 2019

Jerome Herbert Gitomer, age 83, died peacefully on November 28, 2019, at Einstein Montgomery Hospital in Norristown.  Jerry was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to parents Harry Gitomer and Sylvia Gitomer (nee Rudo). He graduated from American University with a B.A. in accounting and began a long career in software. He also taught at Drexel and Temple.   Jerry is survived by wife Arlene Marcia ...
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Doris (nee Wood) Walker

October 26, 1929 - November 26, 2019

Doris Walker (nee Wood), of Royersford and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 with her family by her side. She was 90 years old. Born October 26, 1929 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Frances (nee Tagliebre) Wood, and the beloved wife of the late John J. Walker. Prior to starting her family, Doris worked for Bell...
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Sean Patrick McGonagle

March 4, 1984 - November 24, 2019

On Sunday November 24, 2019, Sean Patrick McGonagle loving son, brother, and uncle passed away at the age of 35. Sean was born on March 4th 1984 in Abington, Pa. to Dennis and Kathleen McGonagle (nee Gallagher). Sean was a standout athlete and captain of the Wissahickon Senior High School Football Team and loyal Philadelphia sports fan. He loved spending time with his family and especially...
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Sara Vagnoni

August 8, 1920 - November 23, 2019

Sara Vagnoni of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Saturday November 23, 2019. She was 99 years old. Born August 8, 1920 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Constantino and Ernestine (nee Della Buono) Capone and the beloved wife of the late John Vagnoni. Sara is survived by her sister Annamarie Eliff, her nephew Neil Eliff and his wife Jill and her niece Karlene Kelley and...
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Lee A. Antonelli

November 22, 2019

Lee A. Antonelli passed away peacefully on November 22, 2019, in her home at Brandywine Senior Living in Phoenixville. She was 92. In her early years she worked as a hairstylist, then later was employed at Strawbridge & Clothier, in Plymouth Meeting. She was a member of the Holy Savior Senior Citizens group and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Solidarity. Lee enjoyed baking, cooking and most of all,...
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Regina B. Lacek

November 22, 2019

Regina B. Lacek passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Friday November 22, 2019 at Dock Woods. She was 91. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the beloved wife of the late Walter S. Lacek and cherished mother of Joanne Bosler, Phyllis Greco (Paul), Jennifer Rufe (Bill) and David Lacek ( Janice). "Babci" is loving remembered by her grandchildren and great grandchildren Meredith Oliver ...
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Sibyl Jean DiCicco

July 13, 1929 - November 22, 2019

Sibyl Jean DiCicco, a longtime resident of East Norriton, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her children and grandchildren on November 22, 2019 at Friends Village in Woodstown, NJ. She was 90. Born July 13, 1929, the daughter of the late Andrew "Lefty" and Catherine (Spare) Henderson, Jean grew up in Bridgeport, PA graduating from Bridgeport High School and then Montgomery...
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Frances A. (nee Calamia) Cicippio

August 8, 1927 - November 20, 2019

Frances A. Cicippio (nee Calamia) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 20, 2019. She was 92 years old. Born August 8, 1927 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Domenick and Vincenza (nee Fauci) Calamia and the beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Cicippio, Sr. Formerly of East Roberts St. in Norristown, Frances has resided at Brandywine Senior Living on New...
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Joel M. Ziff

November 20, 2019

Joel M. Ziff, beloved husband of 61 years of Roseanne "Tookie" Ziff (nee Nagle), passed away peacefully on November 20 at his home at Meadowood in Skippack. He was 87. Joel grew up in Upper Darby, where he attended St. Alice grade school and West Catholic High School. He graduated from St. Joseph's College in 1956 with a degree in accounting and became a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, rising to...
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Julie Scenna Fitzgibbons

December 1, 1949 - November 19, 2019

Julie Scenna Fitzgibbons passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by loved ones at her home. Born on December 1, 1949 in Hartford, Connecticut, Julie was the beloved daughter of John Francis and Margaret Fitzgibbons (nee Porta). As a young child, her family moved to the Philadelphia area. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the...
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Mary B. (nee Weldon) Rosanova

March 19, 1927 - November 18, 2019

Mary B. Rosanova (nee Weldon) of East Norriton, and a former resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully, with family by her side, on Monday November 18, 2019. She was 92 years old. Born March 19, 1927 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (nee Gray) Weldon and the beloved wife of the late Michael Rosanova. Mary is survived by...
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