Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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Our Obituaries

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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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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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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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.
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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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David F. DeBlasio

October 27, 1944 - November 12, 2019

David F. DeBlasio of Blue Bell, passed away suddenly on Tuesday November 12, 2019. He was 75 years old. Born October 27, 1944 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Anthony and Louise (nee Boccaro) DeBlasio and the beloved husband of Elizabethanne (nee Buckley) DeBlasio with whom he shared 51 years of marriage. In addition to his wife Elizabethanne, Dave is survived by his three sons;...
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Richard R. Clemens

November 4, 1952 - November 9, 2019

Richard R. Clemens, age 67, of Norristown passed away on November 9, 2019  at the Presbyterian University of Pennsylvania.  Born in Norristown November 4, 1952 to the late John Clemens and Mary (Watters). Richard was a kind and gentle soul who treasured every moment spent with his family.  He will be remembered as a hard worker and a pure meat and potatoes man through and through.  He was...
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Martha Wentzel Shinn

November 7, 2019

Martha Wentzel Shinn, of Plymouth Meeting, PA passed on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Born in Norristown in October 26, 1927, she resided in Jeffersonville, Norrristown and Plymouth Meeting during her lifetime. Mrs. Shinn was the widow of John R. Shinn, who passed in 1988. She was the daughter of Walter R. and Mary Stephens Wentzel. Mrs. Shinn is survived by her daughter, Mary Beth Fabrizio,...
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Margaret E. Givnish

November 5, 2019

Margaret E. Givnish of Blue Bell and Tequesta, FL, passed peacefully November 5th. She was born in 1932. She was the only child of Lawrence and Elizabeth (Dailey) O'Hara, grew up in West Oak Lane, graduated from Mount St. Joseph's Academy in 1950 and attended Chestnut Hill College. She married her high-school sweetheart, Thomas J. Givnish and they had three children: Thomas, Bruce (Karen) and...
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Susan Zimnoch Venerable

November 4, 2019

Susan Zimnoch Venerable, age 65, passed away after a long battle with illnesses on November 4, 2019. She was born in Bayonne NJ on March 29 to the late Helen Zimnoch (nee Stikna). She loved her mother greatly and was especially close to her grandmother Laura. She was always very intelligent and was the valedictorian at Bergen School. She loved reading and learning. She attended Vassar College...
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Marilyn Joan Vaccarello

November 4, 2019

Marilyn Joan Vaccarello of King of Prussia passed away peacefully in Clayton, North Carolina on November 4, 2019. Born on May 14, 1933 in Maywood, Illinois, she was the beloved daughter of Robert Allred and Frances Stafford Higgins. Upon graduating Grant Community High School Marilyn went on to receive her Nursing degree from Illinois Masonic Hospital and later met the love of her life, the...
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James M. Noone

October 31, 2019

James M. Noone, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the age of 87.  Born November 29, 1931, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Barrett)Noone of Scranton, PA. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn (nee Novy) whom he shared 50 amazing years of marriage.   Jim was a graduate of Central High School and the Academy of Aeronautics,...
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Robert A. Brunner

September 5, 1943 - October 29, 2019

Robert A. Brunner, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 29, 2019. He was 76 years old. Born September 5, 1943 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Robert G. and M. Marie (nee Heller) Brunner. He is the beloved husband of Marian (nee Bertolette) with whom he shared 56 wonderful years of marriage. In addition to his wife Marian, Bob is survived by his three children:...
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Nancy (nee LeDuc) Williams

March 9, 1929 - October 28, 2019

Nancy Williams (nee LeDuc) of Audubon, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019. Nancy was 90 years old. Born March 9, 1929, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Elizabeth (nee Davis) LeDuc and the beloved wife of Herbert R. Williams, Jr. In addition to her husband Herbert, Nancy is survived by her three children: Jeff Williams; Rob Williams (and his wife...
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Douglas Perkins, Sr.

November 17, 1937 - October 28, 2019

Douglas Perkins, Sr. age 81, passed peacefully on October 28, 2019. Born on November 17, 1937 in Norristown to the late Hattie Perkins (nee Richardson) and Thomas D. Perkins, Sr. Doug was also preceded in death by his brother Thomas D. Perkins, Jr. (Ann) He so enjoyed the wonders of the mountains and deer hunting. He enjoyed working on his antique cars and riding his motor cycles. When he was...
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Grace Olivia Jackson

January 11, 1935 - October 27, 2019

Grace Olivia Jackson was welcomed into heaven on October 27, 2019 with her family by her side. Born on January 11, 1935 in Norristown to the late Lloyd Fitzgerald and Mabel Fitzgerald-McGranahan (nee Marshall) (Joseph McGranahan-step-father). Beloved mother of William Fitzgerald (Christina), Robin Saxon (the late Mark), Donna Garcia (Richard), Steven Jackson (Catherine), cherished grandmother...
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Hanna Gesine (nee Stumpf) Fricke

March 30, 1933 - October 27, 2019

Hanna Gesine Fricke (nee Stumpf) of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 27, 2019, she was 86 years old. Born March 30, 1933 in Leer, Ostfriesland, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Friedrich and Cornelia (nee Bentsnyder) Stumpf, and the wife of the late Ernst "Hans" Fricke. After secondary school, Hanna's education continued at the Berlitz Oxford Language...
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Douglas Russell Seward

January 20, 1960 - October 25, 2019

Douglas Russell Seward, age 59, passed away suddenly surrounded by family on October 25, 2019 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was born in Ft. Monmouth, NJ on January 20, 1960. Devoted son of Patricia (Gaither) and Lt. Colonel John Seward. He was preceded in death by his father John and his brother Michael Seward. Doug is remembered by his family as a kind, gentle and...
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Kenneth Allen Smith

November 25, 1938 - October 21, 2019

Kenneth Allen Smith of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Monday October 21, 2019. He was 80 years old. Born November 25, 1938 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Warren and Margaret (nee Wisler) Smith. Ken's family resided in Audubon, PA. Ken attended Norristown Area High School. He retired from Norristown Area School District in 2000 as a Utility Maintenance man. Ken's hobby was...
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Richard Conrad Lebegern

August 16, 1920 - October 20, 2019

Richard Conrad Lebegern passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 20, 2019. He was born in Lancaster, PA on August 16, 1920, to the late Catherine (Herr) and Clarence Lebegern, Sr. He was baptized at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster and remained a life-long member. Richard attended McCaskey High School in Lancaster where he served as captain of the track team. Upon his...
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Ann "Crilly" Remillard

November 9, 1937 - October 18, 2019

ANN "CRILLY" REMILLARD 81, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2019 in her Audubon, Pennsylvania home. Ann was born on November 9, 1937 in Toledo, Ohio to Daniel and Virginia Holzemer and was the oldest of 7 children. She was married to Laurent "Larry" Remillard, Sr. on May 23, 1959. Together they had four sons. The family moved frequently with moves to Baltimore Maryland, Charlotte,...
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Maryann (nee McLaughlin) McKenzie

January 5, 1938 - October 18, 2019

Maryann McKenzie (nee McLaughlin) of Blue Bell, Pa., formerly of Elkins Park, Pa., was welcomed into heaven on October 18, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia on January 5,1938 to the late Bernard and Mary McLaughlin (nee Harvey).    Upon graduating from Little Flower High School, Maryann went to work at LaSalle University (College) in the library. She then worked for IBM before taking time...
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James J. Beppel

August 30, 1939 - October 16, 2019

James J. Beppel passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 16, 2019 surrounded by his family at Regina Nursing Center after a very long and courageous battle with many illnesses. "Jim" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was a resident of Collegeville, PA and a member of St. Eleanor Parish for more than 20 years. Born on August 30, 1939, in Philadelphia, he was the son of...
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Sandra Ann (Rynkiewicz) Nadwodny

October 12, 2019

Sandra Ann (Rynkiewicz) Nadwodny "Nawod" "Sha Sha". Sandy a 10 year, 4 time cancer survivor quietly passed away from medical complications surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton, she was 75 years old. Born May 27, 1944 in Shamokin, PA to the late Edward Rynkiewicz and Adela (Plisiewicz) Rynkiewicz. Proceeded in death by her...
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Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Harvey

May 15, 1935 - October 10, 2019

Elizabeth Ann Harvey "Betty" passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 10, 2019. Born in Philadelphia on May 15, 1935 to the late Francis and Elizabeth Hartman (nee Lee). Betty had a flare for arts and crafts and was an avid seamstress. She spent many years volunteering at St Francis of Assisi Parish and Bishop Kenrick High School. She was devoted to her family and...
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Donald Warren Rose

November 28, 1929 - October 7, 2019

Donald Warren Rose passed away peacefully on Monday, October 7, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born on November 28th, 1929 in Norristown, PA and was the only child of Warren Cassidy Rose and Verna Ethel ( nee Weand). Donald was an alumnus of Norristown Area High School, Ursinus College, Stonier's School of Banking at Rutgers, and Wisconsin's Graduate School of Banking. While at...
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Carl W. Kleinert, Jr.

October 7, 2019

Carl W. Kleinert, Jr. "Butch", passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 7, 2019, at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville at the age of 69. Born in Norristown on April 14, 1950, he was the son of the late Carl Walter Kleinert, Sr. and Ruth C. (nee Erskine). Carl was a hard worker proudly for Genuardi 's Supermarket as their "Meat Manager" for 45+ years . Butch was a dedicated...
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Benjamin H. Grisafi

November 1, 1936 - October 5, 2019

Benjamin H. Grisafi passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife Marlene and close family by his side on October 5, 2019. Born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on November 1, 1936, Ben was the son of the late Leo and Angeline Grisafi (nee Bono). After graduating high school, Ben went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Army where he became a Sharpshooter and earned a Good...
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William (Bill) DeCarlo

February 25, 1931 - October 1, 2019

William (Bill) DeCarlo, of Norristown passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday October 1, 2019. Bill was born in Norristown on February 25, 1931, to Antonio and Sarah DeCarlo (Catanese). After graduating from Norristown High School Bill was employed by Baer`s Home Furnishings, Chatlins Department Store and Continental Bank now known as PNC. Bill became a relator in 1953...
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Deborah Ann (nee Pellecchia) D'Amico

April 5, 1952 - September 29, 2019

Deborah Ann D'Amico (nee Pellecchia) passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 29, 2019. Born in South Philadelphia on April 5, 1952 to the late Edward Pellecchia, Sr. and Viola (nee Tate). She was a talented and passionate hairdresser for over 40 years. Deb was the beloved mother to Claire D'Amico Ciccone and her son-in-law Nicholas Ciccone, cherished grandmother ...
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Robert John Spear

July 24, 1971 - September 26, 2019

Robert John Spear, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 26, 2019 at the age of 48. Born in Lansdale on July 24, 1971, he was the son of the late Robert Spear III and Diane Elizabeth Heckler. Rob is survived by his beloved fiancé Gina Duchossois; devoted son Jake Spear (Allison); his sisters Karen Strus, Julie Tuka and Lisa Taylor (Shaun Edenfield); and a future...
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Regina "Reggie" (nee Pierce) Acciarito

January 4, 1931 - September 26, 2019

Regina "Reggie" Acciarito (nee Pierce), 88, on Thursday Sept. 26, 2019. Born January 4, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her loving daughter, Catherine Acciarito, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her former husband and forever friend, Domenic, as well as her 6 siblings. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Regina's Life Celebration on Wed. October 2...
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Muriel D. Ludtke

September 25, 2019

Muriel D. Ludtke, 97, passed away on September 25, 2019 at her current residence in Audubon, PA near Philadelphia. She was born March 13, 1922 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Henry Eugene and Alice Clark (Campbell) Buzzard. Muriel was married to Norman Frederick Ludtke on May 6, 1950 at the Metropolitan Methodist Church on Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Muriel grew up in a family of musicians...
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George G. Monahan

September 24, 2019

George G. Monahan of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 24, with his family by his side. He was 65 years old. Born June 3, 1954 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Francis and Geraldine (nee Stopper) Monahan, and the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Turner) Monahan, with whom he spent 45 years of marriage. In addition to his wife Kathleen, George is survived...
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Dorothy (nee Kinsey) Denick

July 5, 1929 - September 23, 2019

Dorothy Denick (nee Kinsey) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday September 23, with her family by her side. She was 90 years old. Born July 5, 1929 in Hazelton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth (nee Hollis) Kinsey, and the beloved wife of the late Joseph Denick, Sr. Dottie was born in Hazelton, Pa. Later, family moved to lower providence, then to...
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Paul J. Bono

January 24, 1925 - September 23, 2019

Paul J. Bono formerly of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday September 23, 2019. Born in Norristown on January 24, 1925, Paul was the dear son to the late Michael and Eleanor (nee Greco). Paul attended Norristown High School. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and fought bravely in the Battle of the Bulge...
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Kimberly McDonnell

April 9, 1961 - September 14, 2019

Kimberly McDonnell passed away peacefully on September 14, 2019 at the age of 58. Born in Norristown on April 9, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. McDonnell and Betty (nee Adams). She lived her life proudly as a Norristown resident even graduating from Norristown High School. Kimberly was the caregiver for her mom Betty for many years. Kimberly was a preschool teacher at the...
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Jozef Warchol

March 20, 1927 - September 9, 2019

Jozef Warchol, originally of Bednarowka, Poland, died in hospital after a short illness on September 9, 2019. Born on March 20, 1927, he was the son of Ludwik and Anna (nee Maksymowicz) Warchol. Jozef and his family were ripped away from their family farm by the Russian Army in the winter of 1939. The family was sent to a Siberian work camp where his father died. A few years later, Jozef,...
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