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

Robert K. McLain

October 18, 2017

Robert K. McLain, retired business executive, died October 18, 2017 at his home in Phoenixville, PA. He was 91. Mr. McLain retired in 1991 from his position as Vice President and Controller of Alco Standard Corporation (later Ikon Office Solutions, Inc., acquired by the Ricoh Company). He continued on a part-time basis managing various Delaware-based investment companies of Alco, Ikon, Unisource...
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Elizabeth Mary Farley

October 18, 2017

Elizabeth Mary Farley, of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017 at the age of 62. She was the daughter of the late Robert Nolan Farley, of Hazelton, and Mary Agnes (Cassidy) Farley. She is survived by her sister and "twin" Patricia Elizabeth Farley, and her brother Thomas Patrick Farley. She is also survived by her beloved niece, Tina-Marie Veronica Farley (Niclous Cone) as...
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Kevin N. Murray

May 30, 1925 - October 15, 2017

Kevin N. Murray passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017 at age 92. Born May 30, 1925 in Philadelphia, Kevin was the son of Margaret (McGee) and John B. Murray. He resided in Blue Bell with his wife, Mary Elizabeth (Murphy) Murray and was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Josephine (Cunningham) Murray. Kevin was the loving father of Kevin Murray, Jr. (Joyce), Michael Murray ...
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BettyAnn (nee Young) von Wallmenich

October 12, 2017

BettyAnn von Wallmenich (Young), a retired Editor and Word Processor, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 after a long illness. She was 78. Mrs. von Wallmenich, of Blue Bell, was a Word Processor and Assistant Editor at Betz-Converse-Murdoch from 1975 to 1980 and a Word Processor for MATSCO, Word Processor/Manager for GE-M&DSO Research & Development and Technical Editor for GE/Lockheed Martin from...
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Anna Marie (nee Iacovetti) Orler

October 11, 2017

Anna Marie Orler (Iacovetti), 90, of Conshohocken passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017 surrounded by her family and her caregiver, Amy Adams. She was born on June 6, 1927 in Mogeetown, Plymouth Township to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Capriotti) Iacovetti.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Orler and four siblings, Alfred, James, Dominic, and Mary...
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Barry Noval

October 9, 2017

Barry Noval, 83 of Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 9, 2017 at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Irving and Leonore (nee Zitver) Noval. Barry had a successful career as an inorganic chemist with specialties in aerospace, electrical and environmental sciences. Barry is survived by his wife Marian of 55 years,...
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Thomas (Tom) F. Keane, Jr.

November 1, 1935 - October 7, 2017

Thomas F. Keane, Jr. (Tom), age 81, passed away with his family by his side on October 7, 2017. Tom was the beloved husband of Lisa Linda (Lupinacci) Keane of 64 years. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 1, 1935 to Mary (Walsh) and Thomas F. Keane, Sr. Tom was the loving father of Tina Krinsky (Julian), the late Thomas F. Keane, III (Ann) and Lisa Keane-Burgstahler (Joe). He was...
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Barbara Rose Mahoney Schwartz

April 13, 1948 - October 6, 2017

Barbara Rose Mahoney Schwartz, age 69, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on October 6, 2017. She was born in Pottsville, PA on April 13, 1948 to the late Edmund and Rose (Devers) Mahoney. She is proceeded in death by her cherished husband Ronald J. Schwartz. Barbara was the loving mother of Colleen Derfler (Kurt), Jennifer Woodson (Robert) and Ronald D. Schwartz (Kristy). ...
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Paul Raymond Koons

November 10, 1927 - October 4, 2017

Paul Raymond Koons, born November 10, 1927 to Paul Albert Koons and Alice Ralston Butler Koons, entered eternal rest on the morning of Wednesday, October 4th at Phoenixville Hospital. Paul's departure left a heartbroken but loving family that includes his wife of 65 years, Helen Jane Canning Koons, a son, William Jeffrey Koons and a daughter, Karin Alyce Koons Stocking and their spouses...
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John G. Proietto

September 12, 1968 - October 2, 2017

John G. Proietto of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on Monday October 2, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 49 years old. John was born September 12, 1968 in Norristown, and was the son of the late George "Crab" Proietto and Loretta Guardino and the beloved husband of Diane (nee Faccenda). John enjoyed his craft as a painter, and was the owner and operator of JPS Coatings. He...
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Keith J. Hardman, Jr.

May 20, 1931 - October 2, 2017

Dr. Keith J. Hardman Jr. of Collegeville passed into eternal life on October 2, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 86. Born May 20,1931 in Richburg, NY, he was the loving son to the late Frances Marie Drumm and Keith Jordan Hardman Sr. Beloved Husband to Jean Ethel Parker, married on June 22, 1963, and celebrated 54 years this past June! Loving father to Carolyn Hardman,...
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Ann Oppert Cubberley

November 26, 1923 - September 30, 2017

Ann Oppert Cubberley of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on September 30th, 2017 at the age of 93. Born November 26th, 1923 in Philadelphia to the late Francis and Mary (nee Piller) Oppert; she was the wife of the late Donald A. Cubberley. Ann was a homemaker who cared for her loving children, Frances M. Cubberley (Christa Henderson), and Donna C. Voorhees (David). In addition to her...
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Elizabeth Mary Odessa

March 28, 1981 - September 30, 2017

Elizabeth Mary Odessa of Norristown was born into eternal life on September 30, 2017 at age 36. Born March 28, 1981 in Phoenixville, she was the devoted and loving daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth Mary Odessa. She was welcomed into heaven by her late sister Kathleen Odessa. She was the loving sister to her "boys" Patrick, Jonathan Sr. (Kathryn), Ryan (Lindsey), and Seth, doting aunt to...
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Anthony J. "Tut" Bontempo

September 28, 2017

Anthony J. "Tut" Bontempo, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday September 28, 2017. He was 87 years old. Born July 31, 1930 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Dominic and Sue (nee Petaccio) Bontempo and the beloved husband of Helen Marie (nee Schott) Bontempo with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Tut was a US Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean War. He...
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Jerome Hoffman

August 25, 1930 - September 25, 2017

Jerome Hoffman passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 25, 2017 at age 87. Born in New York on August 25, 1930, Jerry was the son of Matilde (Rosenthal) and Meyer Hoffman. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 53 years, Violet (Mukamal) Hoffman. Jerry was the loving father of Lorraine Hoffman and Michael Hoffman. He is also survived by his sisters,...
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Edward J. Sciarra

August 15, 1948 - September 24, 2017

Edward J. Sciarra, 69 of Blue Bell passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 24, 2017 at Suburban Community Hospital. He was born on August 15, 1948 in North Philadelphia to Rita (nee Giuffrida) and the late Edward P. Sciarra. Eddie was a devoted brother to Joyce Levin (Leonard) and Mario Sciarra (Debbie), loving uncle to Samuel, Joshua, Alexa, and Nicholas, and dear...
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Laurent J. Remillard

May 23, 1934 - September 19, 2017

Laurent J. Remillard passed away peacefully on September 19, 2017 at age 83. He was born May 23, 1934 in Massachusetts; Laurent was the son of Edna (Lecuyer) and Romeo Remillard. He resided in Audubon with his beloved wife of 58 years, Ann (Holzemer) Remillard. He was the father of Laurent J. Remillard Jr., John C. Remillard, Daniel S. Remillard, and Thomas A. Remillard. He was the cherished...
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Agnes M. Anderson

August 12, 1923 - September 16, 2017

Agnes M. Anderson, of Blue Bell and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Meadows at Shannondell surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Agnes was born on August 12, 1923 to the late Adam and Letitia (nee Schisler) Anderson. She was a graduate of the Kensington High School for Girls and then enlisted in the United States Marine...
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Michelle F. Sullivan

August 23, 1953 - September 14, 2017

Michelle F. Sullivan (nee Fogel) of Norristown passed away peacefully on Thursday September 14, 2017 after a courageous four year struggle with cancer. She was 64 years old. Born August 23, 1953 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Dolores (nee Filandino) Fogel, and the wife of the late Michael Sullivan. Michelle is survived by her longtime companion Robert Smith,...
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Michelle F. (nee Fogel) Sullivan

August 23, 1953 - September 14, 2017

Michelle F. Sullivan (nee Fogel) of Norristown passed away peacefully on Thursday September 14, 2017 after a courageous four year struggle with cancer. She was 64 years old. Born August 23, 1953 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Dolores (nee Filandino) Fogel, and the wife of the late Michael Sullivan. Michelle is survived by her longtime companion Robert Smith,...
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Jack C. Dorsey

July 7, 1934 - September 13, 2017

Jack C. Dorsey passed away peacefully at home on September 13, 2017 at age 83. Born July 7, 1934 in Wilkinsburg, PA, Jack was the son of Margaret (Jones) and Curtis Dorsey. Jack grew up in Pittsburgh with his large, extended family. He resided in Lansdale with his beloved wife of 62 years, Mary Anne (Weible) Dorsey. Jack was the loving father of Liz Bufo (Mike) and Bruce Dorsey (Jennie). He...
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Evelyn Mae (nee Nast) Beisel

May 5, 1934 - September 12, 2017

Evelyn Mae Beisel (nee Nast) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born May 5, 1934 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William F. and Emma (nee Bussell) Nast and the beloved wife of the late William R. Beisel, Sr. Evelyn was a beautiful, young at heart Mother, Grandmother and...
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Leo C. Boylan

October 7, 1934 - September 11, 2017

Leo C. Boylan passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on September 11, 2017 at age 82. Born in Philadelphia on October 7, 1934, Leo was the son of the late James and Marie Boylan (nee Donnelly). He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife of 42 years, Mary A. Boylan (nee Brettle). Leo was the loving father of Theresa Boylan (the late Francis McGoldrick), Leo Boylan,...
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Rose M. DeStefano

January 28, 1925 - September 11, 2017

Rose M. DeStefano passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 11, 2017 at age 92. Born in Bridgeport on January 28, 1925, Rose was the daughter of Rosina (Mennilli) and Vincenzo Fabrizio. She resided in Norristown with her beloved husband, Rudolph W. DeStefano, who passed away in 2000. Rose was the loving mother of Robert W. DeStefano (Dawn), Carol R. Grebosky (Mark), David...
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Pamela F. (née Schell) McCarthy

October 11, 1958 - September 3, 2017

Pamela F. McCarthy (née Schell), 58, of Phoenixville, PA passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 11, 1958 in Philadelphia to Arthur W. Schell and Helen Lynne Schell (née Lowell) both deceased. Beloved wife of 25 years to Francis X. McCarthy "Frank", devoted mother to Scott Stilson (Carla), Jessica Yang (Felix), Jami Stilson, stepmother to Megan Speir (Ryan),...
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Sara Edith (nee Davis) Henning

May 15, 1933 - August 31, 2017

Sara Edith Henning (nee Davis) of East Norriton passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her home on August 31, 2017. Sara was born on May 15, 1933 in Swedeland to the late Joseph "Bud" Davis and Grace Bosler. Sara was the devoted wife of 65 years to Clarence "Bob" Henning, loving mother to Clarence "Buddy" F. Henning Jr. (Adele), R. Kevin Henning (the late Bette), Carla F....
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Brooke Y. Hicks-Fisher

October 15, 1980 - August 30, 2017

Brooke Y. Hicks-Fisher of Norristown and a former resident of Willow Grove, passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 30, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was 36 years old. Born October 15, 1980, in Oakland, CA, she was the daughter of Mark and Christine (nee DiMartino) Hicks and the beloved husband of Jeffrey Fisher with whom she shared 14 loving years together. Brooke was a...
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Dorothy D. "Dolly" Minardi

August 25, 2017

Dorothy D. "Dolly" Minardi passed away suddenly Friday, August 25, 2017, surrounded by her loving family at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 84. Born in Philadelphia on December 17, 1932, Dolly was the daughter of the late Walter Grear and Dorothy (McKewn) Grear. She was the beloved wife of the late Silvio; loving mother of Doris (Bruno), Silvio (Cathy), Steven, and Linda (Duane);...
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Patricia N. (nee Nolan) Engel

March 21, 1933 - August 24, 2017

Patricia N. Engel, (nee Nolan) of Collegeville, and a former resident of Plymouth Meeting and Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 24, 2017. She was 84 years old. Born March 21, 1933 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Mary (nee McHugh) Nolan. She was the beloved wife of 50 years to the late Robert F. Engel who proceeded her in death on...
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Michele A. Blasek

August 24, 2017

Michele A. Blasek, 52, passed away peacefully in her Spring City home on August 24, 2017. Her husband of 26 years, Matthew Blasek, and other family members were at her side. Michele was born on December 17, 1964 in Norristown where she spent her childhood. She was the loving daughter of John and Allegra (Volpe) Giustozzi. Michele was a graduate of Norristown Area High School, Class of 1982. ...
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Rebecca L. Catagnus

February 6, 1979 - August 24, 2017

Rebecca L. Catagnus, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 24, 2017, at Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Born on February 6, 1979, in Norristown, PA she was the daughter of Joseph J. Catagnus, Jr. and Marianne (nee Linkenhoker) Catagnus, and the beloved wife of Samuel Laken and the loving and devoted mother of her dear son, Joey. Becky graduated from Wissahickon...
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Nicolas Vatsakis

February 8, 1944 - August 24, 2017

Nicolas Vatsakis, of Norristown, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, August 24, 2017. He was 73 years old. Nicolas was born on Febuary 8, 1944 in Hania, Crete, Greece to the late Manousos Vatsakis and Eleni Vatsakis (nee Georgoulaki). He had a career as a tailor, and owned numerous businesses throughout his life. He was a founding member of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox...
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Journel Alexandre, M.D.

July 14, 1931 - August 18, 2017

Journel Alexandre, M.D. passed away peacefully on August 18, 2017 at age 86. Born in Haiti on July 14, 1931, Journel was the son of Talencie and Jacques Alexandre. He resided in Norristown with his beloved wife, Myrtha (Arthus) Alexandre. Journel was the loving father of Cibele Glazer (Richard), Colette Alexandre, Janice Plaisir (Frantz Louis) and Myrna Daramy (Sheriff). He was the...
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Dorothy Ann Chmielewski

August 16, 2017

Dorothy Ann Chmielewski (nee Houseal) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. She was 69 years old. Born September 25, 1947 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Edward G. and F. Grace (nee Rhoadarmer) Houseal and the beloved wife of George Chmielewski with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. A longtime member of Fairview Village Church, Dorothy was...
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Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman

August 29, 1943 - August 16, 2017

Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, with her family by her side. She was 73 years old. Born August 29, 1943 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. and Doris (nee McConlogue) Powell, and the beloved wife of the late Richard B. Newman, who preceded her in death by 10 days. Everyone who knew Maryellen knew that...
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Edward T. Y. O'Brien

August 18, 1924 - August 16, 2017

Edward T. Y. O'Brien died peacefully on August 16, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 18, 1924, the son of Lawrence and Nana Rae (Chantry) O'Brien.  He was married to the love of his life Margaret (Gregory) O'Brien for 67 years. Ed served in WW II in the Air Force as a military policeman.  He worked as a US Postal carrier in Bridgeport and Norristown for many years....
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John Philip Melito

August 14, 2017

John Philip Melito of Norristown passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. John was the loving and devoted husband of Denise O. Melito (Osinski) with whom they shared 45 years of marriage. John is survived by sons Christopher John Melito and Jason Melito; a daughter, Lauren Melito Haran; son-in-law, Jay Haran; and 1 granddaughter, Fiona Haran. He is preceded in death by his parents, Josephine ...
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Della Feliciani

August 13, 2017

Della Feliciani's long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer ended just shy of her 70th birthday on August 13, 2017 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born August 14, 1947 in Norristown to Elizabeth (nee Maggio) and the late Jesse Feliciani and was a long time resident of Ambler. Della was a loving mother to Jessica Bell (Ethan), doting Nana to Sophie and Sadie, loyal sister to Lillian...
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Charles B. Castiglione

August 13, 2017

Charles B. Castiglione, a resident of Pennswood Village, Newtown passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at his home in Pennswood surrounded by his family.  He was 96. He was the husband of Patricia for 61 years when she passed away in 2009.  Born in Casteltermini, Sicily, He was the son of the late Luigi and Margherita Ballone Castiglione. Mr. Castiglione retired at the end of 1985 as...
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Richard J. (Dick) Pettine

August 11, 2017

Richard J. (Dick) Pettine passed away August 11, 2017 at age 87, surrounded by his family. Born in Norristown on December 18, 1929, he was the son of Adelaide (Vuotto) and Joseph Pettine. He had resided in Audubon with his beloved wife of 62 years, Jessie (Julian) Pettine (who preceded him in death in late 2016). Richard attended West Catholic HS and graduated from...
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Gerald M. Cosgrove

January 7, 1942 - August 11, 2017

Gerald M. Cosgrove, 75, of East Norriton, on Friday, August 11, 2017 passed away after a long illness. Born January 7, 1942 in Philadelphia. Loving husband of Nancy Cosgrove (nee Roach), dear father of Monica Sullivan (Edward), Gerald (Sarah), James, and Bernadette Cosgrove, survived by four grandchildren. Preceded by his parents, John and Marie (nee Taylor) Cosgrove and seven brothers. All...
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Betty "Bettina" Fabbri Langman

August 10, 2017

Betty ("Bettina") Fabbri Langman of Haverford, Pa., formerly of Allentown, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2017, at age 87. Born in Norristown on October 15, 1929, Betty was the daughter of Anna (Butterworth) and Dr. Remo Fabbri. She was the beloved wife of 62 years to Richard Langman. Betty and Dick raised their family in Ardmore. Betty was the loving mother of Mark Langman, Peter...
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Thomas Patrick Kelly

August 9, 2017

Thomas Patrick Kelly, 63, on Wednesday August 9, 2017. He was born in Ashland, PA on March 12, 1954, son of the late Thomas and Joan Kelly. Survived by his son, Jake Thomas Kelly, former wife Jill Kelly, and many extended family and friends, and his loving cat Pixie. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Tom's Life Celebration on Tuesday August 15, from 10 to 11:55 AM, followed by...
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Dolores A. (nee Fliandino) Fogel

July 30, 1926 - August 8, 2017

Dolores A. Fogel (nee Filandino) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 8, 2017. She was 91years old. Born July 30, 1926 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Mary (nee Di Nenna) Filandino, and the beloved wife of the late Frederick Fogel. Dolores was a graduate of Norrsitown High School, Class of 1945. Dolores is survived by her daughter Michelle...
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Eleanor (nee Garrigan) Jordan

August 7, 2017

Eleanor Jordan (nee Garrigan) of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully from natural causes on August 7. Loving wife of the late Vernon J. Jordan and daughter of the late Francis and Gertrude Garrigan (nee Kenna). She is survived by her loving Goddaughter Elizabeth King of Bradenton, FL. Eleanor was a 50 year employee of Norristown State Hospital in various administrative roles. Relatives and...
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Eleanor A. Kenny

July 10, 1925 - August 6, 2017

Eleanor A. Kenny, of Largo, FL, and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 6, 2017. She was 92 years old. Born June 10, 1925 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late William and Rose (nee McGowan) Kenny. She was predeceased by her brothers Francis, William, and Rev. John Kenny. Eleanor lived much if her life in New Jersey once the family moved from...
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Richard Barry Newman

August 6, 2017

Richard (Barry) B. Newman, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 6, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 75 years old. Born May 7, 1942 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Nelson and Edith (nee Cassel) Newman and the beloved husband of Maryellen (nee Powell) Newman. Richard was a US Navy Veteran and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis, on the DD850 Joseph P....
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Patrick J. "Pat" Ahmad

August 5, 2017

Patrick J. "Pat" Ahmad passed away suddenly on August 5, 2017 at age 50. Born January 20, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pat was the son of Patricia (Cobb) and Syed Amin Ahmad. He resided in West Norriton with his beloved wife of 21 years, Linda (DiPetrillo) Ahmad. Pat was the loving father of Matthew, Andrew, Lily and Brittany Campbell (Matthew) and cherished grandfather of Alexander Campbell. In...
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Henry W. Conrad

August 5, 2017

Conrad Henry W., of King of Prussia, passed away on August 5th at the age of 78. He was the husband of Jacqueline (nee Cieslinski) Conrad; father of Donna Gillman (the late Brian), Deborah Hall (Stephen), and Kenneth Conrad; grandfather of Christopher Hall, Mark Gillman, Michelle Gillman, Stacie Conrad, Heather Conrad Jenkins, Ryan Hall, Scott Conrad, and Megan Hall, and Great Granddad to...
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Patrick J. "Jackie" "Pat" Harkin, Jr.

August 4, 2017

Patrick J. Harkin, Jr., known as "Jackie" to his family and "Pat" to his friends, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was 87 years old. Pat was born in Norristown on January 31, 1930 to the late Patrick J. Harkin, Sr. and Anna (nee McNeil) Harkin. He attended Norristown Area High School and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps serving from 1947 to 1951. During his service, he...
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David Paul Wells

July 17, 1952 - August 4, 2017

David Paul Wells of Douglassville, PA and former resident of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday August 4, 2017 at home with his beloved family by his side. Born July 17, 1952 in Norristown, PA, he was the son of the late Brady and Anna (nee Weaver) Wells. He was also the beloved husband of Monica (nee Price) Wells, with whom he shared 36 years of marriage. He was educated in...
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Tuyet "Snow" DiPetrillo

August 3, 2017

Tuyet "Snow" DiPetrillo passed away with her family by her side on August 3, 2017 at age 68. Born in Vietnam, Snow became a life-long resident of East Norriton. She was the beloved wife of the late George DiPetrillo and Casimir Janicki. Snow was the loving mother of Linda Ahmad (the late Patrick), Anthony DiPetrillo (Dawn) and John DiPetrillo (Angel) and was the cherished grandmother of...
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Eugenia C. Romano

April 21, 1934 - August 3, 2017

Eugenia C. Romano of Collegeville and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 3, 2017. She was 83 years old. Born April 21, 1934 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Pellegrino and Erminia (nee Borzelleca) Romano. Aunt Jean as she was affectionately known, was a devout Catholic, and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was also a...
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Nickolaus Wingeron

August 3, 2017

Nickolaus Wingeron of Fairview Village, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 3, 2017 with his family by his side. Born April 12, 1937 in Gertianosch, Romania, he was the son of the late John and Anna (nee Krier) Wingeron and the beloved husband of the late Dorothy "Dot" (nee Rothfuss) Wingeron, who passed away in April 2003. Nick is survived by his two sons; Nickolas Wingeron and his...
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Michael David Benitez

July 30, 2017

Michael David Benitez, 34, of Norristown was called home suddenly by his heavenly Father on Sunday, July 30, 2017. Lovingly known as Michael, Mikey B, Mike or Daddy, Mike was a family man above all else. Anyone who knew Mike couldn't help but adore his contagious smile, big personality or sharp attire. His closest circle of family and friends will miss his deep love and immense loyalty the...
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Ida E. (nee Stipa) Monteleone

July 30, 2017

Ida E. (Stipa) Monteleone, age 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at her home. Ida was the loving wife of Anthony J. Monteleone with whom she shared 61 years of marriage before his passing on March 17, 2015. Ida was a long-time resident of West Norriton and was born in Conshohocken on January 12, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Florindo and Mary (Benedict) Stipa. She...
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Craig J. Costello

July 30, 2017

Craig J. Costello passed away on July 30, 2017, at the age of 65. Beloved father of Christopher and Michael Costello; cherished grandfather of Michael, Olivia, Chloe, Aiden and Cameron; loving brother of Robert (Kathryn) and Tony (Diane). He was recently preceded in death by his long-time companion, Christine Cassidy. Craig proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the Marine Corps....
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Anthony Carbo

October 23, 1925 - July 29, 2017

Anthony Carbo passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on July 29, 2017 at age 91. Born Oct. 23, 1925 in the Black Horse section of Plymouth Township, Anthony was the son of Anna (Picario) and Nicholas Carbo, Sr. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife of 69 years, Mary (DiPaolo) Carbo. Anthony was the loving father of Beverly Frangioso (Salvatore "Rusty") and...
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Robert M. Weikel

April 28, 1960 - July 27, 2017

Robert M. Weikel of North Coventry, and formerly of Norristown, passed peacefully on Thursday July 27, with his loving family by his side. He was 57 years old. Born April 28, 1960 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Morris and Esther (nee Neith) Weikel. He was the beloved husband and soul mate of Carmella (nee Trecroce) Weikel, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage. Bob was a...
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Marie J. "Janice" Fazzari

July 27, 2017

Marie J. Fazzari, Janice, as she was known to her family and friends, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 68 years old. Janice was born on July 21, 1949 in Scranton Pa to the late James M. and Mary E. (nee Sables) McCarthy. She was a 1967 graduate of Norristown Area High School and after graduating, attended Montgomery...
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John Francis O'Rourke

July 27, 2017

John Francis O'Rourke, 85, of East Norriton, was welcomed into heaven by his beautiful and loving wife, Therese, and beloved son, Brian on July 27, 2017. John passed away at Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton surrounded by his devoted family. Born in Greenwich, Connecticut on November 4, 1931 to Thomas and Alice O'Rourke (neeMcCoy). John grew up with three brothers Thomas, Ted, and...
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Martha J. (nee Bangert) Phillips

July 26, 2017

Martha J. Phillips (nee Bangert) 94 of Pottstown passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Phillips, son James E. Phillips and step-son Robert Earl Phillips. Martha is survived by her loving children Kathleen, Ronald, Dolores, David and Jacqueline, 24 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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Gladys Mae (nee Schaub) Hyland

July 25, 2017

Gladys Mae Hyland (nee Schaub) of Blue Bell passed away peacefully at her home on July 25, 2017 at age 86. She was born to Thomas and Alice Schaub on October 17, 1930 in Philadelphia. Wife of 39 years to the late George J. Hyland, she is survived by her daughter Carol (Bill) and her sons George Jr. (Mary), Thomas (Maria), Daniel (Sue), John (Pam), eleven grandchildren and six great...
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Alice A. (nee Kavanagh) Warchol

April 16, 1929 - July 22, 2017

Alice A. (nee Kavanagh) Warchol, originally of Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland, died quietly in her sleep on July 22, 2017. Born on April 16, 1929, she was the oldest of the ten children of Garrett and Mary (nee Davis) Kavanagh. After finishing school, Alice immigrated to London, England at age seventeen and joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service, the women's branch of the British Army. Shortly...
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Gregory J. Sacher

September 21, 1957 - July 19, 2017

Gregory J. Sacher of Quakertown and formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at his residence. He was 59 years old. Born September 21, 1957 in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Richard and Eileen (nee Olsson) Sacher . Greg had a heart of gold and was a loving and thoughtful person. He took great pride in his volunteer work at the Eagleville Hospital...
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Nancy (nee Lisinicchia) Hammersmith

July 15, 2017

Nancy Hammersmith (nee Lisinicchia ) formerly of Norristown passed away peacefully on July 15, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida at age 97. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years Henry "Hank" Hammersmith. Nancy was the devoted mother of Henry W. Hammersmith (Joann) and Holly Mathis (Tom), dear grandmother to Stephen D. Lewis II, Nancy K. Lewis, Eric Hammersmith, Mark Hammersmith,...
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Christina J. Nero

January 25, 1949 - July 14, 2017

Christina J. Nero passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on July 14, 2017 at age 68. Born January 25, 1949 in Norristown, Christina was the daughter of Dorothy (Pashko) and Joseph Turano, Jr. She resided in Norristown with her beloved husband of 47 years, Richard E. Nero, Sr. Christina was the loving mother of Joseph E. Nero, Richard A. Nero, Jr. and Christopher L. Nero...
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Robert W. (Bob) Greve

July 13, 2017

Robert W. (Bob) Greve, Sr. formerly of East Norriton, PA, recently residing at Elm Terrace Gardens, Lansdale PA, peacefully passed away on July 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Keller) Greve who passed away just weeks ago. They are now together and will be celebrating 58 years of marriage on August 1, 2017. Bob was born June 10, 1935 in Lakewood, Ohio and was the son of Anna ...
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Richard M. "Rick" Carfagno

July 11, 2017

Richard M. "Rick" Carfagno passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 11, 2017 at age 58. Born October 5, 1958 in Norristown, Rick was the son of the late Mary (Colizzi) and Frank C. Carfagno. He remained a life-long resident of Norristown and graduated in 1976 from Bishop Kenrick. Rick worked for many years at both Genuardi's Supermarkets and Sentry Surgical Supplies. He enjoyed...
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Willard (Will) J. Teets

November 11, 1930 - July 9, 2017

Willard (Will) J. Teets, of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 9, with his family by his side. He was 86 years old. Born November 11, 1930 in Morgantown, WV, he was the son of the late Lester and Rhoda (nee Wolf) and the beloved husband of the late Lucille (nee Cassidy) Teets. Electronics was a big part of Will's life. As a youth he earned his Amateur Radio License W3HNB. Will was...
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Mary T. Porter

July 7, 2017

Mary T. Porter, of East Norriton and formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on July 7, 2017 at Norriton Square Nursing Center. She was 94 years old. Mary was born on November 1, 1922 to the late John F. and Eva (nee Kapp) Schmidt in Philadelphia PA. She was the wife to the late Leo J. Porter who passed away in 2005 and the loving mother to her daughter, Joyce P. Sonsini and her son-in-law, Gregg....
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Christopher L. "Chris" Dippolito

July 2, 1987 - July 4, 2017

Christopher L. Dippolito, "Chris", of West Norriton, passed away on July 4, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. He was 30 years old. Chris was born on July 2, 1987 to Philip F. Dippolito, Jr. and the late Lori A. Bloomer in Norristown PA. He graduated from Norristown Area High School in 2008 and was an employee for Developmental Enterprises Corporation. He loved playing on the computer...
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Marian G. (nee Laskey) Laskaris

February 22, 1922 - July 4, 2017

Marian G. Laskaris (nee Laskey) of Lansdale, passed away on Tuesday July 4, 2017. She was 95 years old. Born February 22, 1922 in Uniontown, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Georgia (nee Kontakes) Laskey and the beloved wife of Ernest Laskaris. Marian was a very intelligent woman and had a talent for spelling and grammar. She loved flowers and watching birds. Marian adored...
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Caroline Costantino

July 3, 2017

Caroline Costantino, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday July 3, with her family by her side. She was 92 years old. Born January 12, 1925 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Carl and May (nee DeGregorio) Loconsole and the beloved wife of Anthony Costantino. In addition to her husband Anthony, Caroline is survived by her five children; Joseph (Cindy), Carolyn...
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Mario F. Sorgini

January 13, 1956 - July 3, 2017

Mario F. Sorgini, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday July 3, 2017. He was 61 years old. Born January 13, 1956 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Margaret (nee Carnevale) Sorgini and the long time companion of Nancy Chabaud. Mario was a long-time member of the Verdi Band, and played the clarinet. He was an avid coin collector and some of his hobbies were...
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James H. "Jim" Montgomery III

August 15, 1983 - July 3, 2017

James H. Montgomery, III "Jim", of Phoenixville, went to be in God's loving care on Monday, July 3, 2017. He was 33 years old. Jim was born on August 15, 1983, to his devoted parents, James H. Montgomery, Jr. and Cynthia M. (nee Ellis) Montgomery in Norristown, PA. He was a 2002 graduate of Spring Ford High School along with attending and graduating from the Western Center for Technical Studies...
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Jane Marie Leflar

June 30, 2017

Jane Marie Leflar passed away peacefully at home in West Norriton on June 30, 2017 at age 63. Born February 20, 1954 in Norristown, Jane was the daughter of the late Elizabeth M. (Bartholomeo) and George J. Leflar Jr. Jane was the loving sister of Joyce A. Neeld (Alfred), George J. Leflar III (Tina), Susan A. Sobeck (the late Don Sobeck), Laura M. Leflar, and the late Thomas M. Leflar. Jane...
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Nicholas F. Gerace

August 1, 1942 - June 29, 2017

Nicholas F. Gerace, 74 of East Norriton passed away peacefully on June 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born August 1, 1942 in Philadelphia, Nicholas was the son of Frank and Frances Gerace. He was the loving husband of Patricia Gerace. Nick was the dear father to Patrick (Jody), Michael, and Nicholas (Kelli), devoted grandfather to Ian, Riley, Kaylee, Madeline, and Nicholas,...
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Jane L. (nee Martello) Hayes

March 21, 1947 - June 25, 2017

Jane L. Hayes (nee Martello) of Limerick, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Seasons Hospice at Phoenixville Hospital. She was 70 years old. Born at Montgomery Hospital in Norristown on March 21, 1947, Jane was the oldest daughter of her beloved parents, the late Raymond R. and Pauline (nee McBride) Martello. She is survived by her three loving children; Kelly Shubert wife of Scott,...
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Patricia A. (nee Hysore) Griffith

August 19, 1937 - June 20, 2017

Patricia A. Griffith (nee Hysore) passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior and rejoined her beloved husband on June 20, 2017. She was surround by her loving family. Born August 19, 1937 to the late June Hysore (nee Shulenberger) she was step-daughter to the late Milton Hysore. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Raymond R. Griffith Sr. Loving mother to Jo Ann...
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Mary Ann Greve

December 23, 1940 - June 17, 2017

Mary Ann Greve, formerly of East Norriton, PA, recently residing at Elm Terrace Gardens, Lansdale PA, peacefully passed away on June 17, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Robert W. (Bob) Greve, Sr. She was born on Dec 23, 1940 in Cleveland Ohio, the daughter of the late Paul and Irene (Wilso) Keller. She and Bob would have celebrated 58 years of marriage on August 1, 2017.  She is survived...
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Merritt "Pete" A. Miller

June 15, 2017

Merritt "Pete" A. Miller of Norristown, PA passed away peacefully on June 15, 2017 following a battle with cancer.  Pete was born in Port Kennedy, PA on May 26, 1936, the son of the late Earle and Emma Miller.  He was the loving husband of Irene Miller, father of Frank and Donald Miller, and grandfather of seven children.  Pete was a graduate of Upper Merion High School, class of 1955. Pete...
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Paul Anthony Scarafone,, Jr.

February 27, 1991 - June 15, 2017

Paul Anthony Scarafone, Jr., 26, of Trooper, PA, passed away after a long battle with addiction Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was born on February 27, 1991, in Norristown. Paul was the son of Paul Anthony Scarafone, Sr., and Tim and Jennifer (nee Lenzi) Carfrey. Paul was a 2009 graduate of both Methacton High School and North Montco Technical Institute focusing on Culinary Arts. Upon...
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Janet A. (nee McGuire) Schrack

June 14, 2017

Janet A. Schrack (née McGuire) of Baltimore passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, with members of her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Schrack of Norristown, with whom she shared 32 wonderful years of marriage. Born March 10, 1943, in Norristown, Janet was the daughter of Margaret Mary "Peg" McGuire (née O'Toole) and her husband, John Thomas ...
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Mary A. McGill, (née Blaney)

June 13, 2017

Mary A. McGill (née Blaney), died peacefully at Frederick Living, surrounded by her family on June 13, 2017. She was 87 years old. Mary is survived by her children, James McGill Jr. and wife, Fé, Mary Ann McGill Muller and husband, John, and Michael McGill and wife, Deborah; her five grandchildren, John Muller and wife, Karen, Mark Muller, Timothy McGill, Hope McGill, and Matthew McGill; her...
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Robert E. Yarnall, Jr. "Bob"

June 12, 2017

Robert E. Yarnall, Jr. "Bob", of Plymouth Meeting, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 surrounded by family. He was 81 years old. Bob was born on June 18, 1935 to the late Robert E. Yarnall, Sr. and Edna Mae (nee Julius) Yarnall in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. He was a 1953 graduate of Roxborough High School where he met and later married his high school sweetheart, Edith E. Yarnall ...
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Gerald S. "Jerry" Ziegler

June 10, 2017

Gerald S. Ziegler "Jerry", of Norristown, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 67 years old. Jerry was born in Lansdale on August 4, 1949 to the late Russell D. and Mildred R. (nee Seipt) Ziegler. He graduated from Norristown Area High School and served proudly in the U.S. Navy. Jerry was the husband to Marilynn Ziegler (nee Oberholtzer)...
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Jane S. (nee Steinberg) Baldasano

February 15, 1939 - June 10, 2017

Jane S. Baldasano (nee Steinberg), of Eagleville, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 78 years old. Jane was born on February 15, 1939 in Norristown to the late Saul Steinberg, MD. and Louise Steinberg (nee Bumgardner). She was a 1957 graduate of Norristown Area High School and worked as a waitress for the Jefferson House Restaurant and the...
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Denise A. Vargo

May 22, 1961 - June 9, 2017

Denise A. Vargo passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on June 9, 2017 at age 56. Born May 22, 1961 in Norristown, Denise was the daughter of Claire M. Carson and the late Michael M. Vargo. She lived in Norristown with her best friend and husband of more than 30 years, Kevin F. Papiernik. Denise was the loving mother of Brandon M. Gussoni and aunt of Johnathan Vargo. In...
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Joan Mary (nee Tapper) Morgan

December 5, 1946 - June 8, 2017

Joan Mary Morgan (nee Tapper) of Audubon entered into eternal life on June 8, 2017. Born December 5, 1946 in Philadelphia to the late Charles Joseph and Helen Elizabeth Tapper (nee O'Brien).  Joan is preceded in death by her devoted husband of 45 years Richard William Morgan. Loving mother to Patricia Ann Dirks, Susan Kathryn Mascaro (Michael), Kristy Marie Teel (Andrew), doting grandmother...
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Natale "Nat" Fazzini

December 24, 1921 - June 7, 2017

Natale "Nat" Fazzini passed away peacefully with his family by his side on June 7, 2017 at age 95. Born December 24, 1921 in Norristown, Nat was the son of Ottavia (Gaspare) and Giovanni Fazzini. He was the beloved husband of Joy (DiGiacomo) Fazzini who passed away in 1981. Nat was the loving father of Natalie Fazzini Garner, the late Joyann Fazzini, Alexander Fazzini (Patricia), Andrew...
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Carl W. Brown

March 3, 1933 - June 6, 2017

Carl W. Brown, of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 6, 2017 with his family by his side. Born March 3, 1933 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Wilson and Elsie (nee Godfrey) Brown and the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Friedl) Brown with whom he shared 66 years of marriage . Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing and listening to Gospel music. Most important to him was his...
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Ralph E. Detwiler

July 6, 1931 - June 6, 2017

Ralph E. Detwiler of Eagleville entered into eternal peace on June 6, 2017 at age 85. Born July 6, 1931 in Westlawn, PA, Ralph was the son of Edith (Davies) and Stover Detwiler. He was the former husband of Katherine Detwiler. Ralph was the loving father of Kathleen Coleman, Ralph W. Detwiler, Steven Detwiler, Denise A. Francis, and the late Jeanne Detwiler and Denis A. Detwiler. He was the...
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Donna L. (nee Marshall) Maziarz

July 14, 1961 - June 4, 2017

Donna L. Maziarz (nee Marshall) of Birdsboro, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 4, 2017. She was 55 years old. Born July 14, 1961 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Beatrice (nee Esch) Marshall and the beloved fiancée of Scott Lodwig. Donna was a warm and caring woman who was a devoted member of Morning Star Church. She enjoyed singing and attending services at...
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Frederick E. Decker

September 5, 1929 - June 2, 2017

Frederick E. Decker passed away with his family by his side on June 2, 2017 at age 87. Born September 5, 1929 in Erie PA, he moved to Norristown and remained a life-long resident with his beloved wife of 62 years, Dorothy J. (Schwemmer) Decker. Frederick was the beloved father of Dorothy and Susan and cherished grandfather of Stephanie (Tyler LaMunyon), great grandfather of Oliver, Phoebe and...
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Patricia Ann (nee Boesenberg) Roberts

May 31, 2017

Patricia Ann Roberts (nee Boesenberg) of West Norriton passed away peacefully on May 31, 2017, at age 57. Born June 17, 1959 in Norristown to the late Edward E. and Joan Boesenberg (nee Yeakle). Patti graduated Bishop Kenrick in 1977 and went on to work as a clerk for 7-11 convenience stores, but her true joy was being an event planner. Patti will be remembered for her vivacious and fun...
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Frank C. Phifer

October 4, 1936 - May 29, 2017

Frank C. Phifer of Lansdale passed away after a courageous battle on May 29, 2017 at age 80. Born in Norristown on October 4, 1936, Frank was the son of Helen (Adamavage) and Frank C. Phifer. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte J. (Castenova) who passed away in 2009. The children say they had the best time growing up in Skippack. Frank was the beloved father of Frank C. Phifer, Craig...
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Salvatore Santangelo

January 12, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Salvatore Santangelo, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 25 with his family by his side. He was 69 years old. Born January 12, 1948, in Sciacca, Sicily, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Margherita (nee Bono) Santangelo and the beloved husband of Joanne (nee Angelichio) Santangelo, with whom he spent 45 years of marriage. Sal came to the United States when he was 15...
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Elizabeth J. Wright

October 8, 1924 - May 22, 2017

Elizabeth J. Wright passed away peacefully on May 22, 2017 at age 92. Born in Norristown on October 8, 1924, Elizabeth was daughter of Eunice (Saylor) and Paul F. Kenney. She was the beloved wife of William R. Wright who passed away in 1992. Elizabeth was a longtime resident of Norristown and currently lived at the Gwynedd Healthcare Center. Elizabeth was the loving Mom of UnaBeth Vicchio ...
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J. Andrew "Drew" Young, Jr.

December 4, 1950 - May 22, 2017

J. Andrew Young, Jr. "Drew" of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017, with his family by his side. He was 66 years old. Born December 4, 1950, in Norristown, he was the son of the late James A. Young, Sr. and Florence (nee Johnson) Young. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Ann "Betty" (nee Gardner) Young with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Drew was a graduate...
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