Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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Our Obituaries

Margaret F. (nee Devlin) Martin

December 6, 1945 - May 20, 2020

Margaret F. Martin (nee Devlin), of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 20, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born December 6, 1945 in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late James P. and Bertha (nee LaBonte) Devlin. She was retired having worked as administrative support for a doctors office. She surrounded herself with her family. She and her sister took many classes from...
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Logan Thomas Barnshaw

May 15, 2015 - May 18, 2020

Logan Thomas Barnshaw, beloved son of Erik and Karen Barnshaw, left our world and crossed back over into the light on May 18, 2020. He was born in Bryn Mawr, PA on May 15, 2015. Logan had a strong passion for adventure and loved excitement. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, playing in the dirt, jumping in big puddles with his brother Gabe, going on 4 wheeler and Rhino rides, and admiring Mr....
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Stanley E. Ericsson

October 24, 1928 - May 18, 2020

Stanley E. Ericsson of North Wales, and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 18, 2020. He was 91 years old. Born October 24, 1928, he was the son of the late Harry G. Ericsson and the late Gertrude L. Ericsson (nee Levi) and the beloved brother of Myra Goldman (nee Ericsson), the late Marcia D. Frank (nee Ericsson), and the late Ashley Robert Ericsson. Stan...
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Ronald D. Damiani, Sr.

January 8, 1937 - May 17, 2020

Ronald D. Damiani, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his home. He was 83 years old. Born January 8, 1937 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Frank and Zena (nee Gaspari) Damiani, and the beloved husband of Theresa "Terry" (nee Dennis) Damiani, with whom he spent 55 years of marriage. Ron was a dedicated teacher in the Upper Merion School District for 35...
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Henry "Pete" Burnett Griffing, USMCR

May 17, 2020

On Sunday morning, May 17, 2020, our father "Pete" Henry Burnett Griffing USMCR (Chief Warrant Officer W2, ret), of Audubon, PA, passed away at age 98. We could not have asked for a better father or role model. He lived a long life dedicated to his wife, family, and lifelong love for aviation. Born in Blue Bell, PA on May 23, 1921, he was the son of the late ¬Alfred and Jennie Griffing. ...
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Rosa "Rose" (nee Wilson) Henderson

May 16, 2020

Rosa "Rose" Henderson (née Wilson) died peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in King of Prussia, PA. at the age of 99. She was 54 days shy of 100 years old. Rose was born on July 9, 1920 in Rocky Mount, NC. She graduated from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now known as UNCG, in 1942 with a B.S. in Secretarial Administration. She was...
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Alfred E. Smith, Jr.

May 15, 2020

Alfred E. Smith, Jr. passed away suddenly on May 15, 2020 with his loving wife Michi by his side. Born on June 5, 1954 he was the cherished son of the late Alfred E. Smith, Sr. and Evelyn Elaine Smith (nee Starr). After graduating A.D. Eisenhower High School, class of 1972 , Alfred went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Marine Corps reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant. He...
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Magdalen J. "Maggie" Daniels

September 29, 1931 - May 14, 2020

Magdalen J. Daniels "Maggie" passed away May 14, 2020 at Abington Lansdale Hospital, at the age of 88. Born on September 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John G Ryba and Susan K Ryba (Gajdosick). She is predeceased by her husband, Hank, of 45 years. Maggie grew up on Grant Street in Hazelton, PA. She was one of 12 brothers and sisters. Growing up in the depression, life wasn't easy but...
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Kathleen M. (nee Mulgrew) Fenerty

May 11, 2020

Kathleen M. Fenerty (nee Mulgrew) of Blue Bell, PA passed away peacefully on Monday May 11, 2020 at the age of 82. Born December 16, 1937, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Edith C. (nee Simmler) Mulgrew, and the beloved wife of James F. Fenerty with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Kathleen was a proud graduate of Little Flower High School, Class of 1955 and an active member...
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William R. "Pete" Scheetz

May 10, 2020

William R. Scheetz "Pete", age 86, passed away on May 10, 2020 at Abington Lansdale Hospital. William was born and raised in Norristown, Pennsylvania to the late Russell and Anna Mae Scheetz (nee Redfern). He went to Norristown High School. Pete was also proud to serve our country in the United States Army. Pete is remembered by his family as a prankster who so loved a good laugh. He loved...
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Julie (Jovina) R. (nee DeCamillo) Peters

May 10, 2020

Julie (Jovina) R. Peters (nee DeCamillo) of East Norriton, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Sunday May 10, 2020. She was 99 years old. Born December 6, 1920 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Donato and Maria (nee Alfiero) DeCamillo, and the beloved wife of the late John D. Peters. Julie is survived by her two daughters: Gloria Riley (Robert), and Sandra Russo (the late...
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Sarah Nell Barnes

May 7, 2020

Sarah Nell "Nell" Barnes 90, passed away on the morning of Thursday May 7, 2020 at Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley in Schwenksville, PA. Nell is survived by her loving family, daughter Betsy (Steven) Mangan of Saline, MI, son Steven Barnes of Ithaca, NY, daughter Nancy (Ron) O'Neil of Phoenixville, PA, daughter Jean (Jeffrey) Smith of The Plains, VA, and daughter Peggy (Mark) Kenyon of Clay, NY...
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Kenneth Donald Hackenbrack

May 6, 2020

Kenneth Donald Hackenbrack, age 94, passed peacefully on May 6, 2020 at the Brandywine Senior Suites. Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to his proud parents Edward and Katherine Blanche Hackenbrack (nee Loeffler). Ken was also predeceased by his devoted wife Alice Louise Hackenbrack (nee Carey), and his siblings Doris Hoff and Edward Hackenbrack. He is survived by his sister, Mildred...
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Joan S. (nee Matyka) DeLucia-Sutera

January 19, 1935 - May 4, 2020

Joan S. DeLucia-Sutera (nee Matyka) of Collegeville, passed away peacefully on Monday May 4, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born January 19, 1935 in Summit Hill, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (nee Gurka) Matyka, and the beloved wife of the late Paul R. DeLucia and the late Anthony Sutera. Joan attended St. Stanislaus elementary school and St. Anne's high school where she...
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Anna Marie (nee Santangelo) Carfagno

August 30, 1924 - May 4, 2020

CARFAGNO Anna Marie Carfagno (nee Santangelo), of Norristown, passed away on May 4, 2020. Born in Norristown on August 30, 1924 to Anthony and Angelina Santangelo. Anna Marie was married to the love of her life Charles L. Carfagno Sr. on December 28, 1947. They shared a beautifully loving and devoted life for 39 years. She always cared for and enjoyed her siblings Marty (Rose) Catherine (Jack),...
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David (Dave) R. Bean

May 2, 2020

David (Dave) R. Bean, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 2, 2020. He was 85 years old. Dave was born in his family's house on Jefferson Avenue, in Jeffersonville PA., on May 3rd, 1934. He was the son of John Paul Bean and Emily Thomas …. David was the youngest child with older brother Frank, and sister Pauline, both of whom previously passed. In 1966 he married his one and only wife...
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Joseph F. Castagna

May 2, 2020

Joseph F Castagna (Jazzo of Phila born 6 9 1941 to Joseph and Ann Castagna died 5 2 2020 of Covid 19 he was 78 years old he serviced in the US army as a medic during the vietnam war He loved bowling and dancing until MS changed his life Joe was the ultimate optimist until the end He left behind sister MARIE Kacala and her husband Robert and brother Richard Castagna and his wife Joan also nieces...
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Eleanor (nee Iannozzi) Frangiosa

July 7, 1924 - May 1, 2020

Eleanor Frangiosa (nee Iannozzi) passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020. Born in Norristown on July 7, 1924, Eleanor was the beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Iannozzi (nee Bondi). She was the devoted wife of Salvatore Frangiosa for 29 years. Upon graduating from Norristown High School, Eleanor was best known for her work at Central Montgomery Technical School, dedicating 20+ years as...
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John "Jake" Edward Benyaker

October 7, 1940 - May 1, 2020

John "Jake" Edward Benyaker of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020. Born in Pottsville on October 7, 1940 John was the beloved son to the late David and Marie Benyaker (nee Keip). In his free time, John loved to go to the casinos in Atlantic City, watch football, and see shows. He enjoyed vacations in Disney World, Wildwood, Hawaii, and North Carolina, but his greatest joy was...
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Gertrude "Trudy" E. (McMenamin) McGee

December 21, 1949 - April 30, 2020

Gertrude "Trudy" E. (McMenamin) McGee, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the age of 70. Born December 21, 1949 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late James and Anna (Kleinert) McMenamin, and the beloved wife of Patrick M. McGee, Sr., with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Trudy graduated from Bishop Kenrick High School in 1967 and went to work...
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Charles W. Griffiths

February 6, 1927 - April 30, 2020

Charles W. Griffiths of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 30, 2020. Born February 6, 1927 in New Haven, CT, he was the son of the late Charles and Clara (nee Eisenbart) Griffiths, and the beloved husband of the late Jeanne (nee Palmer) Griffiths, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Charlie was the owner/manager of a plumbing & heating service in Guilford, Ct for nearly...
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Joseph Fazio

April 28, 2020

Joseph Fazio returned home to the Lord on April 28, 2020. Born in Norristown on August 26, 1966 he was the beloved son of Congetta Fazio (nee Coscia) and the late Vincent Fazio. He was the devoted husband of 16 years to Lorraine (nee Jordan), devoted father to Brandy Miletich (Lee), soon to be grandpop and stepfather to Heather Thompson. He is also survived by two brothers Larry Fazio ...
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Steven H. Rote

April 21, 1950 - April 27, 2020

Steven H. Rote, of Norristown, passed away suddenly on Monday April 27, 2020. He was 70 years old. Born April 21, 1950 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Harry and Shirley (ne Kelly), and the beloved husband and soulmate of Juanita (nee Hobble) Rote, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Steve was a graduate of Methacton High School, Class of 1969. He proudly served his country and...
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Ralph J. Gionta

November 9, 1935 - April 25, 2020

Ralph J. Gionta, age 84 passed away on April 25, 2020. Born on November 9, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA to his proud parents, the late Romeo Gionta and Maureen Gionta (nee Menna). Born and raised in South Philly and he was extremely proud of his Italian heritage. He was quite the athlete growing up playing basketball and baseball. Former employee of the Judson Press and Phila Inquirer for over 45...
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Mary Ann Dreslin

April 22, 2020

Mary Ann Dreslin passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 22, 2020. Born on May 4, 1938 in Wellsboro, PA she was the beloved daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Hitesman (nee Hopkins). Growing up in Wellsboro, Mary Ann played the flute and had the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Mary Ann graduated from Presbyterian School of Nursing in...
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Robert (Bob) J. Brooks

April 22, 2020

Robert (Bob) J. Brooks, age 78 passed away suddenly on April 22, 2020. Born on June 10, 1941 in Norristown, PA to his proud parents, the late Arthur Brooks and Carmella Brooks (nee Lattanzi). Born and raised in Norristown. He was for many years of his life a tractor trailer driver. His latest company he worked for was De Penn line and then retired from Allied Concrete. Robert was preceded in...
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Pauline Schafer

November 3, 1935 - April 21, 2020

Pauline was born November 3, 1935 in the town of Franklin Massachusetts to Pauline and Paul Lawton. She was the the 4th child of 7 children and the eldest daughter. She grew up playing sports with her older brothers and became quite the athlete. She was voted most athletic female of her senior class. After high school, Pauline attended St Vincent Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester, Mass....
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Rosetta J. (Josie) Webster

January 25, 1935 - April 21, 2020

Rosetta J. (Josie) Webster, of Collegeville and a longtime resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 21, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born January 25, 1935 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William and Caroline (nee Bishop) Maloney. Josie was a respected Maternity Nurse at Roxborough Memorial Hospital for 30 years. She was a...
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Mildred Maxine (nee Coates) Proietto

April 18, 2020

Mildred Maxine (nee Coates) Proietto passed away on April 18, 2020, at the age of 86. She was a lifelong resident of Norristown. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Anthony Proietto. She is survived by her children Debora (Robert) Bowen, Sharon Proietto, Harry (Rita) Proietto, Tina Graham, Michael (Tracey) Proietto, and her eight grandchildren. Millie was a cherished wife, mother,...
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Richard A. DeFalco II

August 23, 1967 - April 16, 2020

Richard A. DeFalco, II, of Collegeville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 16, 2020. He was 52 years old. Born August 23, 1967 in Brooklyn, NY, he is the son of Richard A. DeFalco, and the late Yvonne A. (nee Akel) DeFalco. Rich is the beloved husband and soul mate of Amy (nee Strouse) DeFalco, with whom he spent 18 years of marriage and the father of John and James DeFalco. Rich...
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Lena (nee DeTommassi) Romano

September 20, 1937 - April 13, 2020

Lena Romano (nee DeTommassi). On April 13, 2020 Lena went to meet God, after a brief illness. Lena was born in Pietrelcina, Italy on September 20, 1937 to her proud parents Clara (Tizzani) DeTommassi and Igino DeTommassi. Lena married the love of her life Michael Romano in 1962 and he predeceased in 1967, when he died in a work accident. Lena was also predeceased by her brother Nicola...
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Jack R. Salamone

January 10, 1938 - April 13, 2020

Jack R. Salamone of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday April 13, 2020. He was 82 years old. Born January 10, 1938 in Noristown, he was the son of the late Carmen and Caroline (nee DeAngelis) Salamone, and the beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Manzo) Salamone. Jack dedicated his entire life to serving the Norristown Area. He started out as a Patrolman with the Norristown...
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Walter Cosier, Jr.

April 12, 2020

Walter Cosier, Jr., of East Norriton, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 12, 2020 at the age of 88. Born July 9, 1931 in Conshohocken, PA, he was the son of the late Walter Cosier and Lucy (nee Robbins), and the beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Ryan) Cosier. After serving in the Air Force, Walter had a life-long interest in flying and air shows. He also proudly served in the...
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Dale Murchison Kerr

August 8, 1945 - April 12, 2020

A bright star stopped shining on April 12, 2020. Dale Murchison Kerr passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. Born on August 8, 1945, in Providence, Rhode Island, Dale was the cherished daughter to the late Earl P. and Isabel Murchison (nee Ellinwood). Upon graduating from Cranston Senior High West, Dale attended Roger Williams Junior College, and Katherine Gibbs School. She...
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Florence T. (nee Taylor) Waite

November 16, 1922 - April 12, 2020

Florence T. Waite (nee Taylor) of East Norriton passed away peacefully on Sunday April 12, 2020. She was 97 years old. Born November 16, 1922 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Viola (nee Ferrill) Taylor, and the beloved wife of the late Frank A. Treisbach and the late Robert D. Waite. She was a 1940 graduate of Norristown High School and finished her studies at Temple...
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Maria "Mary" (nee Gallo) Scoma

April 10, 2020

Maria (Mary) Scoma (nee Gallo), 83 years old, passed away peacefully at her home in Plymouth Meeting, PA, with her family, on Good Friday at 03:00 on April 10, 2020. She was born in Sciacca, Sicily, Italy on April 14, 1936. She was the devoted daughter of the late Vito and Calogera Gallo (nee Venezia). Mary met her late husband, Salvatore A. Scoma, while he was visiting his parent's home town...
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Adele Ann (nee Antonelli) Redanauer

December 10, 1919 - April 10, 2020

Adele Ann Redanauer (nee Antonelli), age 100 of Collegeville, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2020 at Brandywine Senior Living, Collegeville. Born in Norristown on December 10, 1919, Adele was the beloved daughter of the late Augustine Antonelli and Mary (nee Pascale). She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 36 years, John (Jack) Redanauer and her sisters, Ernestine Fiorillo, Rose...
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Miriam K. Beaumont

April 9, 2020

Miriam Kelly Beaumont, age 102, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2020 with her family at her side at the Regina Nursing Center, Norristown, PA. Born in Philadelphia on November 29, 1917, Miriam was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph Kelly and Anna Kelly (nee Gillespie). She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 61 years William H. Beaumont. Miriam was a swimmer, pianist and...
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Evelyn A. (nee Dodaro) Petrone

September 25, 1931 - April 7, 2020

Evelyn A. Petrone (nee Dodaro) of Lansdale, and a former resident of Upper Darby, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 7, 2020. She was 88 years old. Born September 25, 1931 in Upper Darby, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Concetta (nee Vilotti) Dodaro, and the beloved wife of the late Vincent "Jack" Petrone. Evelyn loved Philadelphia sports, especially her Phillies. She was a...
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William "Bill" Frederick Bolinsky

April 5, 2020

William "Bill" Frederick Bolinsky, age 94 passed away peacefully on April 5, 2020 at Lansdale Abington Hospital. Born in Mahanoy City, PA on November 22, 1925, William was the beloved son of the late Anthony and Mary Bolinsky (nee Williams). He is survived by his loving wife, Rita Jean (nee Krestynick) and they would have celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on October 6th. William was a...
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Rudolf Alfred Drechsel

January 19, 1947 - April 5, 2020

Rudolf Alfred Drechsel passed away peacefully in his home on April 5, 2020. Born on January 19, 1947 in Philadelphia, he was the beloved son of the late Rudolf Oscar and Elsie Marie Drechsel (nee Drechsel). Rudolf proudly served his country in the United States Army. Upon his honorable discharge, he went to work at Julius' Hofbrau in Norristown, where he met the love of his life, Ulrike...
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Gordon H. McGowan

December 7, 1942 - April 4, 2020

Gordon H. McGowan passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020. Born on December 7, 1942 in Philadelphia Gordon was the dear son of the late E. Gordon and Rosemary McGowan (nee Valero). Upon graduating Roxborough High School, Gordon went on to work as a sheet metal worker with Local 19. He later met the love of his life, Elizabeth (nee Ford) and their family blossomed. He was the devoted father of...
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John Robert "Jack" Hildebrand

April 4, 2020

John Robert Hildebrand "Jack" passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020. Born in Norristown on September 27, 1945 Jack was the beloved son of the late Allen Lester and Frances Hildebrand, Sr. (nee Gunderman). Upon graduating Norristown Area High School, Jack went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He later met the love of his life, the late...
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Harry L. Brungess

August 17, 1941 - April 3, 2020

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

August 24, 1946 - March 31, 2020

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

June 6, 1930 - March 31, 2020

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

March 31, 2020

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

March 28, 2020

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

March 27, 2020

Debra Jeanne Angelo (nee Shoemaker), passed away March 27, 2020 at Einstein Hospital Montgomery, at the age of 61 from complications of COVID-19. Born in Norristown on November 27, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Karl Shoemaker and Nancy (nee Wilkey). She is remembered as a tough, strong-willed woman, however at the same time loving and caring. She was quick witted and would not miss...
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Robert G. McCurdy

December 18, 1943 - March 27, 2020

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

March 24, 1939 - March 26, 2020

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

March 25, 2020

Cheryl Jean Vickrey passed away peacefully on March 25, 2020. Born in Norristown on August 5, 1955, Cheryl was the beloved daughter of the late Francis and Martha Eckhart (nee Sacks). She was the dear mother of Tabitha Vickrey (the late Richard Law), Keith Vickrey, and Kyle Vickrey, grandmother to Mariah Law and Cody Law, great grandmother of Brayden Law and Coleton Zgleszewski, fiancée to...
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Rita M. (nee Myers) Burns

September 6, 1925 - March 24, 2020

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

March 23, 2020

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

March 22, 2020

Jeffrey A. Foley, of East Norriton, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He was 50 years old. "Jeff", as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on May 11, 1969 in Norristown to the late James J. Foley, Jr. and Maryann T. (née Russo) Foley by whom he is survived. Jeff graduated from Norristown Area High School in 1987 and...
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Diana L. (nee Cantafio) Interrante

October 25, 1968 - March 20, 2020

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

March 19, 2020

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

January 9, 1928 - March 15, 2020

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

November 19, 1968 - March 13, 2020

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

November 24, 1939 - March 13, 2020

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

December 5, 1932 - March 12, 2020

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

October 22, 1952 - March 12, 2020

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

February 12, 1922 - March 10, 2020

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

May 29, 1961 - March 9, 2020

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

October 3, 1949 - March 8, 2020

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

July 4, 1933 - March 7, 2020

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

December 31, 1928 - March 7, 2020

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

February 16, 1931 - March 7, 2020

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

March 6, 2020

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

March 3, 1953 - March 5, 2020

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

March 4, 2020

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

September 9, 1925 - February 29, 2020

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

March 27, 1983 - February 28, 2020

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

April 1, 1944 - February 26, 2020

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

August 24, 1926 - February 23, 2020

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

December 3, 1942 - February 21, 2020

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

May 9, 1935 - February 18, 2020

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

December 6, 1968 - February 17, 2020

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

February 15, 2020

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

March 1, 1960 - February 14, 2020

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

March 18, 1934 - February 14, 2020

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

September 22, 1925 - February 12, 2020

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

June 9, 1930 - February 9, 2020

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

April 16, 1968 - February 9, 2020

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

February 21, 1928 - February 9, 2020

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

March 16, 1932 - February 8, 2020

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

August 11, 1933 - February 3, 2020

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

April 19, 1927 - February 2, 2020

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

October 27, 1924 - January 30, 2020

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

January 29, 2020

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

June 20, 1941 - January 25, 2020

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

February 6, 1924 - January 25, 2020

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

November 25, 1931 - January 24, 2020

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

January 23, 2020

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

February 17, 1932 - January 22, 2020

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

January 22, 2020

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

August 2, 1958 - January 20, 2020

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

July 8, 1943 - January 19, 2020

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

January 19, 2020

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

January 18, 2020

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