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.

Sincerely,
John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

Michelle (nee Laskowski) Frisenda

January 28, 1972 - May 21, 2018

Michelle Frisenda (nee Laskowski) passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on May 21, 2018. Born on January 28, 1972, Michelle was the beloved daughter of Mary Laskowski (Ken Holak) and Ted Laskowski (Terri), cherished mother to Allison and Kristen Jablonski, dear sister to Tina Ronafalvy (John), aunt to Michael and Angelina and friend to many. Her smile and laugh...
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Anne L. (nee Mariani) Guardino

March 17, 1927 - May 20, 2018

Anne L.Guardino, nee Mariani, a lifelong resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018 at age 91, with her loving family by her side. Born March 17, 1927 in Norristown, Anne was the daughter of Emilia (Cippolini) and Giulio Mariani. She was the beloved wife of Stephen W. Guardino, Sr., who passed away in 2013. Anne worked for Holy Saviour Rectory for many years before...
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Janet L. Sardaro

January 23, 1933 - May 14, 2018

Janet L. Sardaro passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. She was born to the late Robert and Georgia Wimmer on January 23, 1933. Beloved wife to Frank P. Sardaro, dear mother to Kirk Sardaro, Mark Sardaro, loving grandmother to Jessica Sardaro, Lacy Sardaro, Jennifer Jerusik, Christopher Sardaro and friend to many. Janet along with being a loving wife and mother was a successful and an...
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John J. "Jack" Kerton

May 12, 2018

John J. Kerton "Jack", of Lafayette Hill, and a former longtime resident of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 12, 2018. He was 84 years old. Born July 22, 1933 in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John and Stella (nee Szafranski) Kerton and the beloved husband of the late Judith (nee Cholerton). John was honorably discharged from the United...
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David S. Irwin

August 18, 1937 - May 11, 2018

David S. Irwin of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2018 at the age of 80. Born in Norristown on August 18, 1937, he was the son of the late Ellabell (nee Orr) and Joseph Irwin. David served in the United States Air Force, and went on to become an electrical engineer for Fargo Assemblies. David loved all animals and nature, and was an avid fisherman. He also had a special place in his...
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Deborah Lynn Mossop

June 9, 1957 - May 11, 2018

Deborah Lynn Mossop (nee Dias) of Norristown, passed away on May 11, 2018 at the age of 60. Born in Norristown on June 9, 1957, she was the daughter of Arthur "Art" Dias and Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Staley) Dias. She loved cooking, sewing and crafting, and browsing flea markets and auctions. Deborah is survived by her life partner Edward Schaffer, and her children James R. Mossop Jr. (Karen)...
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Mary A. "Mollie" Bowe-McCarthy

June 30, 1923 - May 8, 2018

Mary A. Bowe-McCarthy "Mollie" passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 8, 2018. She was born to the late James and Marie McCarrick (nee Lampkin) on June 30, 1923 in West Conshohocken. Beloved wife to the late Laurence McCarthy, dear mother to the late John Bowe, Julia "Julie" Morello (Joe), Joyce Gadzicki, loving aunt to Jack Bigoski, step mother to Larry McCarthy,...
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Paul Robert Mayer II

August 8, 1952 - May 7, 2018

Paul Robert Mayer II passed away suddenly on May 7, 2018 at the age of 65. Born in Philadelphia on August 8, 1952, he was the son of the late Dorothy (nee Martin) and Paul Mayer Sr. Paul was a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School. He worked in sales at Geerlings for over 40 years. Paul had a love for life and a passion for people that was contagious. His greatest joy was spending all his...
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Amir Rahnama

May 4, 2018

Amir Rahnama passed away on May 4, 2018 at age 32. Born in Iran, Amir was the son of Sholeh Askarpour and Behzad Rahnama and step-son of David Shahbaz. He is also survived by his sister, Atousa Rahnama. Relatives and friends are invited to Amir's Funeral Service at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish, 200 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401 on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:30 PM. Interment will be at...
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Mary A. Serafine

May 2, 2018

Mary A. Serafine (nee Ciaccio) of East Norriton passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 2, 2018. She was born in Norristown on November 5, 1928 to the late Benjamin and Josephine (nee Mussolino). Mary married the love of her life, Henry V. Serafine on May 24, 1953. She was Henry's devoted wife of 48 years before his passing in 2001. She attended Norristown schools and...
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William S. Reynolds, Sr.

November 14, 1947 - May 2, 2018

William S. Reynolds, Sr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 2, 2018, with his family by his side. He was 70 years old. Born November 14, 1947 in Quakertown, he was the son of the late James Reynolds and Stephanie (nee Jajczyk) Slobodzian, and step-son of the late Stanley Slobodzian. He was the beloved husband of Josephine (nee Interrante) Reynolds with whom he share over 50...
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Gary R. Crist

July 20, 1948 - May 1, 2018

Gary R. Crist of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 1, 2018. He was 69 years old. Born July 20, 1948 in Norristown, he was the son of the late James E. and Margaret (nee Heller) Crist and the beloved husband of Helen I. (nee Cipollini) Crist with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. Gary was a graduate of Bishop Kenrick High School Class of 1967. He enlisted in the US Army...
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Frederic B. "Fred" Trucker

April 30, 2018

Frederic B. Trucker "Fred" passed away suddenly on April 30, 2018 at the age of 59. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Joanne Walker. He was also the proud and loving dad of Ethan Trucker. Fred was a hard worker, a great Eagles fan, and absolutely devoted to his family. He was a born salesman who loved his work and loved working with people. He was always so upbeat and positive, even...
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Dennis Clemson

April 29, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Dennis Clemson announces his passing on Sunday April 29, 2018, the age of 58. Dennis was a graduate of Frankford High School in Philadelphia and Penn State University. Dennis was employed with the Department of the Navy as a Software Engineer. A devout Christian, avid guitar player and singer, he nourished people around him with love, faith and...
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Dominick Marco Mastrocola

April 27, 2018

Dominick Marco Mastrocola, 88, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018. Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Rose (nee Gambone) and Gasper Mastrocola. Dominick leaves behind his beloved wife of 20 years, Helen (nee O'Brien). He is also survived by his children Donna Johnson (Chris), Rose Couchara (Joseph), Patricia Lucey (John), Dominic...
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Lucy Eleanor (Migliore) Spadaro

January 12, 1931 - April 25, 2018

Lucy Eleanor Spadaro (nee Migliore) of Collegeville passed away peacefully on April 25, 2018 at the age of 87. Born on January 12, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Rose (nee D'Emilio) and Leonard Migliore. Lucy was a much-beloved wife, mother, and sister who will be greatly missed. Everyone who met her, friend and stranger alike, was touched and transformed by her...
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Janet Roeder Martin

May 18, 1932 - April 24, 2018

Janet Roeder Martin of East Norriton passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018 at age 85. She was born on May 18, 1932 in Norristown to the late Paul W. and Florence Roeder (nee McDowell). Janet was the loving mother to Spencer R. Martin, Bradford R. Martin, and Hunter R. Martin (Julie), dear grandmother to Spencer Carl, Ella, and Sadie, and friend to many. She will be deeply missed by all who...
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Anna Karabots Agrian

June 28, 1931 - April 22, 2018

Anna Karabots Agrian, of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Monday April 22, 2018 at 86 years of age. Anna was born on June 28, 1931 in Englewood, NJ, she was the daughter of the late George and Constance (nee Chrisomalis) Karabots, and the wife of the late James Wildman Agrian. Anna was raised in the Bronx, NY and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1949 the first such class...
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Amy Smithson

April 20, 2018

Amy Smithson, age 35, passed away on Friday April 20, 2018 of an accidental heroin overdose, after a long, brave battle with addiction. She is survived by her cherished son Tyler Frangiosa, 12, her parents Paul and Linda (Devine), her grandmother Deena Devine, and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Amy never wanted to be defined only by her addictions and mistakes- she was so much more than...
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Karen R. Greenwell

September 7, 1949 - April 20, 2018

Karen R. Greenwell of Collegeville passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018. Born on September 7, 1949 in Philadelphia to the late Edward and Irene Bloguszewski (nee Zukowski). Karen was the loving wife of Ronald Greenwell, mother to Ilissa Miller (Drew), Kristi Long (Steve), and Dana Forester, grandmother of Julianne, Jake, Zach, Colleen, Jesse, Patrick, and Henry, sister to Donna and...
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Joseph T. "Joe" Shaw

December 27, 1955 - April 20, 2018

Joseph T. Shaw, "Joe", passed away on April 20, 2018 at age 62. Born December 27, 1955 in Norristown, Joe was the son of the late Vera (Stock) and Robert Shaw. He resided in Norristown with his beloved wife of 38 years, Laura A. (Werkiser) Shaw. Joe was the loving father of J. Patrick Shaw (Amy) and Lyndsey Haughton (Frank) and was the cherished grandfather of Charlee. Joe was the brother of...
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Josephine C. Raquet

April 20, 2018

Josephine C. Raquet passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018 at age 100. Born in Bridgeport PA, Josephine was the daughter of Rose and Theodore Savicki. She was the beloved wife of Harry A. Raquet who passed away in 1984. Josephine was the loving mother of Sharon Raquet, Harry A. Raquet and step-mother of Helengervase Raquet-Mogel. She was the cherished grandmother of Mark Mogel and Jeffrey...
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Deborah Elaine Mowday

April 18, 2018

Deborah Elaine Mowday passed away on April 18, 2018 at age 67 after a short illness. Born August 6, 1950 in Chester PA, Deborah was the daughter of Iva L. (Shaffer) and Archie T. Trader, Jr. She resided in West Norriton PA with her loving husband Russell Mowday and stepdaughter Regina whom she loved and cared for. Debbie was the loving mother of William Gordon Savage Jr. (Karen) and Christofer...
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James DeChurch

December 17, 1944 - April 18, 2018

James DeChurch of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 18, 2018. He was 73 years old. Born December 17, 1944, he was raised in the renowned Conshohocken. James was the son of the late Guido and Madeline (nee Lauritano) DeChurch and the beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Piazza) DeChurch with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, James is...
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Marino Angelo "Mario" Zollo

April 16, 2018

Marino Angelo Zollo "Mario" passed away peacefully at his home on April 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Marino was born on December 26, 1935 in Benevento, Italy to Vincenzo and Anna Zollo (nee Dello Iacovo). Upon graduating high school, Marino proudly served in the Italian Navy for 7 years. He later met the love of his life, Maria. They married and decided to move to America in 1961...
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Michael J. Hamaday, Jr.

September 19, 1941 - April 15, 2018

Michael J. Hamaday, Jr. of Trooper, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 76 years old. Born September 19, 1941 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Helen (nee Glacken) Hamaday, Sr. and the beloved husband of Phyllis "Jean" (nee Corbin) Hamaday. Michael was the past president of the Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company. He both...
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Anthony D'Abbene

May 1, 1927 - April 14, 2018

Anthony M. D'Abbene of Blue Bell passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on April 14, 2018. Born in Norristown on May 1, 1927, he was the son of the late Catherina and Ignazio D'Abbene. Anthony graduated from Norristown High School and went on to become a welder and later a sheet metal mechanic, owning his own business, Joyce Metal and Roofing. Anthony leaves behind his beloved wife of 63...
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Mary M. (nee Phelps) Peffley

August 26, 1922 - April 13, 2018

Mary M. Peffley (nee Phelps), of Norristown, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was 95 years old. Mary was born on August 26, 1922 to the late William T. and Ethel F. (nee Long) Phelps in Benton Harbor, Michigan and spent the early part of her life in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Indiana, worked as an editor for Catholic Boy...
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Eva H. Soutos

April 13, 2018

Eva H. Soutos of Phoenixville passed away peacefully on April 13, 2018 at the age of 88. Born in Bronx, New York on December 21, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Basila and Praxitelis Hatjygeorge. She graduated from Monroe High School and received an Associates Degree from Fordham University. After graduating Fordham University she spend 10+ years at the Bank of New York. By an...
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Mary Elizabeth (nee' Hoy) Gibson

November 26, 1955 - April 13, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Gibson (nee' Hoy), a resident of Jeffersonville, PA., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 13, 2018 at age 62. She was born in Norristown, PA. on November 26, 1955. She had been married for 26 years to James Marlon Gibson. In marrying Jim, she joined the Gibson clan, and quickly was taken into the hearts of his large family. Mary, who was fondly known as...
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Jack Turtle

April 12, 2018

Jack Turtle, a long time resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, and a current resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 12, 2018, with his family by his side. Born October 15, 1946, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harold T. and Emma J. (nee Cleary) Turtle and the beloved husband of Margaret (nee Alburger) Turtle. Often called "The Mayor of...
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Jane (Espenship) Strouse

February 25, 1928 - April 12, 2018

Jane Strouse (Espenship) passed away peacefully at age 90 on April 12, 2018 amid friends and family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 70 years, Richard, her two daughters, Sharon Jendrzejewski (the late Robert) and Sandy Dreibelbis (Chip), and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Jane was born on February 25, 1928 to Dorothy and Earl Espenship in Norristown. She attended Norristown...
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Jessa Jane Kenny

April 1, 1985 - April 9, 2018

Jessa Jane Kenny, 33, was found deceased in her home on April 9th, 2018. At this time, the cause of her death remains unknown. Jessa was born on April 1st, 1985 and was raised in Norristown, Pa. She was the daughter of Stacy Ludy and Francis Kenny, as well as the stepdaughter of Kevin Ludy. Jessa attended Norristown Area schools, and after several roadblocks, she received her diploma from that...
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Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr.

March 27, 1965 - April 9, 2018

Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr. of Gilbertsville passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018 at age 53. Born on March 27, 1965 in Bryn Mawr, Leo was the son of June (Algeo) and Leo A. Dolan, Sr. who passed away in February. Lee was the beloved husband of eight years to Kristin (Schultz) Dolan. He was the loving father of Taylor, Trey, Erin, and Molly. In addition to his mother, Lee is survived by his...
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Richard S. Myers

July 16, 1952 - April 8, 2018

Richard S. Myers passed away suddenly on April 8, 2018 at age 65. Born July 16, 1952 in Abington, Richard was the son of the late Agnes (Kutzer) and Robert L. Myers. He resided in Blue Bell with his beloved wife of 42 years, Donna L. (Ulmer) Myers. Richard was the loving father of Elizabeth Behrle (Mark), Kathryn Myers, and Amanda Myers. He is survived by his brother Robert Myers (Ginny) and...
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Laurence Gerard McCarthy

April 4, 2018

Laurence Gerard McCarthy Sr. of West Norriton, passed away on April 4, 2018. Born on September 15, 1928 in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Grace (nee O'Neill) and Charles McCarthy. Larry graduated from Reading Catholic High. From August 27, 1946 to December 22, 1947, he enlisted in the US Army and served his country in Japan with the occupation forces. He married Mary Ann O'Dell on July...
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Margaret (nee Gallagher) Boyd

May 5, 1923 - April 4, 2018

Margaret Boyd (nee Gallagher) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on April 4, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1923 to the late Patrick Gallagher and Norah (nee Regan) in County Roscommon, Ireland. Margaret came to America in the 1950s and soon met the love of her life, the late Paul Boyd. She was a devoted wife to Paul for 47 years, loving mother to Elizabeth Boyd-Carbone (Ottorino), dear...
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Patricia M. (nee Vesci) Vozzo

May 26, 1937 - April 3, 2018

Patricia M. Vozzo (nee Vesci) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 3, 2018. She was 80 years old. Born May 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale J. and Nellie (nee Maffei) Vesci. Patricia was a traditional homemaker in every sense of the word. She took great pride in raising her children and instilling in them a core set of family values....
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Ronald A. Bowen

November 15, 1947 - April 1, 2018

Ronald A. Bowen of East Norriton passed away peacefully on April 1, 2018 at the age of 70 after a gallant fight with cancer. Born in Mahanoy City on November 15, 1947, he was the son of the late Anna (Nedinsky) and Adam Bowen. Ron graduated from Father Judge High School in Philadelphia and went on to serve in the United States Navy as a Seabee during the Vietnam War. He then graduated from the...
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Francis E. "Buddy" Dello Buono

April 6, 1933 - March 30, 2018

Francis E. Dello Buono "Buddy" passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 30, 2018 at age 84. Born April 6, 1933 in Norristown, Buddy was the son of Rose (Delutis) and Frank Dello Buono. Buddy resided in Schwenksville with his beloved wife of 57 years, Barbara (Hoag) Dello Buono. Buddy was the loving father of Elissa Meoli (Larry), Richard Dello Buono, and John Dello Buono ...
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Paul Edward Petroske

March 30, 2018

Paul Edward Petroske, 77, of East Norriton, PA, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Born May 10, 1940 in Allentown, PA, he was the son of the late Edward Paul Petroske and Mamie Irene Hummel. Paul served in the United States army and was stationed in Panama and Japan. He was employed by and retired from the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services in Philadelphia, PA. Paul...
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Christopher Glennon Miller

June 15, 1960 - March 29, 2018

Christopher Glennon Miller passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at age 57. Born June 15, 1960 in Brooklyn, NY, Chris was raised in Lansdowne, PA and attended the Lansdowne-Aldan Schools. He was the son of Greta Hodgson and the late Henry Miller. Chris received a Bachelors Degree in Finance and an MBA in Management from Penn State University. Chris lived and worked in Chicago area for...
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Norma Hogg Hollabaugh

March 29, 2018

Norma Hogg Hollabaugh passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Leslie, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ruth Hogg. She was a hard-working independent woman who had a long career as an administrative assistant, most significantly with the Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company where she spent many years as an executive secretary and later as a customer...
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Robert "Bobby" Verrichia

April 24, 1939 - March 29, 2018

Robert "Bobby" Verrichia, 78 of Roxborough, PA passed away on March 29, 2018. Bobby was born on April 24, 1939 in Philadelphia and was the son of Rose (Price) and Francis Verrichia. Bobby was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miluzzo) and the devoted father of Michele Galanti (Andrew), Tina Brown (Mark), and Nicole Albergo (Tom). Cherished Pop-Pop to his grandchildren Ashly, Brittany, Joey,...
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Roseann M. Roth

March 29, 2018

Roseann M. Roth (nee Murray) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 29, 2018. She was born on December 31, 1935 to the late John J. Murray and Catherine (nee Wheeler) in Bridgeport. Roseann was the loving wife of 61 years to Lawrence Vincent Roth Jr., devoted mother to Joann L. Roth Arkin, Lawrence V. Roth III (Judy), Robin Dillman (Joseph), Jeffrey...
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Ronald W. Earl

May 1, 1941 - March 27, 2018

Ronald W. Earl of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday March 27, 2018. Born May 1, 1941 in Norristown to the late W. Ronald Earl and Jean (nee Reese). Ron was the loving husband of 50 years to Barbara (nee Harrison), devoted father to Kimberly, Ronnie (Lisa), Kelly (Eric), doting Poppop to Glen, Jenica, Samantha, Karlyn, Alexa, Justin, Austin, Kalista...
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George J. Michlen

September 20, 1949 - March 26, 2018

George J. Michlen of Boyertown, PA passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 26, 2018 at age 68. Born Sept. 20, 1949 in Norristown, George was the son of the late Lena (Castanova) and George J. Michlen. George is survived by his three loving daughters; Desiree Michlen Barrasso (Matt), Melise Maloney (Daniel, Jr.) and Halina Agadis (Tony). He was the cherished grandfather of...
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John F. Bejarano

March 22, 2018

John F. Bejarano of Lansdale passed away peacefully on March 22, 2018 at age 52. John was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor Monica Ditzler Bejarano and Roquez Bejarano. John is survived by his sister Amy Bejarano and his brothers, Mark and James Bejarano. John is also survived by his nieces: Corina, Cassidy, Caterina, Kaitlyn, Noreen, Madeline, Jessica, Jennifer. He also will be...
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Patricia E. Irving

May 10, 1939 - March 19, 2018

Patricia E. Irving of East Norriton passed away peacefully on Monday March 19, 2018. She was 78 years old. Born May 10, 1939 in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Albany and Arthemise (nee Smith) Bigard and the beloved mother of Peri Drake and Holly Irving. Patricia "Patt" was an intelligent, strong-willed, outgoing, kindhearted woman who spent the better part of her professional...
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Joann (nee Kerner) Morrione

July 28, 1965 - March 15, 2018

Joann Morrione (nee Kerner), lived in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania for the past 17 years. Joann passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Joann was 52 years of age. Born July 28, 1965 in Norristown, Pennsylvania; Joann was the daughter of Edward, Sr. & Catherine (nee Nicholson) Kerner and the beloved wife of Joseph M. Morrione, Sr. with whom she shared 33years of marriage. Joann had so many...
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John G. Mancini

July 25, 1956 - March 15, 2018

John G. Mancini of King of Prussia passed away peacefully on March 15, 2018 at age 61. Born in Norristown on July 25, 1956, John was the son of the late Dorothy (Burnd) and Gabriel Mancini. John was the loving brother of Patricia A. Zaleski (Kevin) and the cherished uncle of Ken Coull (Erika), Tara Concannon (Adrian), Trish Howitz (Steve) and great uncle of Julia and Gabriel Concannon. John's...
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Harriet H. Flannery

March 13, 2018

Harriet H. Flannery (nee Mervine) of Norristown passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family by her side on March 13, 2018 at age 97. She was welcomed into heaven by her loving husband of 55 years, James Joseph Flannery. She was born on September 16, 1920 in Centralia, PA to the late Lamar and Jessie (nee Bowers) Mervine. Harriet was the loving mother of Nancy Hewitt (Carey),...
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John D. Tassone

August 7, 1923 - March 13, 2018

John D. Tassone of Audubon, and a former resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday March 13, 2018. He was 94 years old. Born August 7, 1923 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Dominick and Rose (nee Valitutto) Tassone, and the beloved husband of Anita (nee Adonizio) with whom he spent nearly 50 years of marriage. John grew up in the Port Richmond...
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Karen M. Hanna

January 23, 1959 - March 9, 2018

Karen M. Hanna of Chester Springs passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday March 9, 2018 at age 59. Born on January 23, 1959 in Philadelphia to Carol F. (nee Mason) and the late Dr. Joseph J. Hanna. Karen is survived by her loving mother, dear siblings Joseph Hanna (Diane), Kimberly Kimmel (Allen), and Patricia Walker (Kenneth), cherished nieces and nephews whom she loved...
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Helen Marie Dean

December 25, 1945 - March 7, 2018

Helen Marie Dean of Blue Bell passed away on March 7, 2018 at the age of 72. Born on December 25, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Helen (née Grady) and William Welding. Helen primarily lived in the Whitpain/Blue Bell area and was a very active member of St. Helena's Roman Catholic Church. Helen attended Bishop Kenrick High School, and then attended Gwynedd Mercy College and Ursinus...
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John "Jack" Frangiosa

March 7, 2018

John "Jack" Frangiosa passed away peacefully after a long battle with Pick's Disease on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He was 75. Mr. Frangiosa of West Norriton Township was retired from Joseph Cappelli Inc. He was a member of Holy Saviour Church and Mt. Carmel Sport Club. Jack is a veteran of the Vietnam War. One of his greatest passions was coaching baseball and football at Holy Saviour, Bishop...
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Richard E. Greb

May 23, 1954 - March 5, 2018

Richard E. Greb of Blue Bell passed away suddenly on March 5, 2018 at the age of 63. Born on May 23, 1954 in Ramsey, NJ, he was the son of the late Edwin Alfred and Jeanne Marie (Elias) Greb. Rick leaves behind his beloved family; wife of 44 years Janet (DeFrancesco), son Kenneth, daughter-in-law Erica, daughter Christine, and grandchildren Liam and Lila. Rick is also survived by his sister...
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Robert T. Knobler II

March 4, 2018

Robert T. Knobler II, of Chesterbrook, passed away on March 4th 2018 at the age of 72. He was the beloved husband of Judith (née Pappas) Knobler. Born in Montgomery, AL, Robert was the son of the late Jeanne (née Stiles) and Robert T. Knobler. He graduated from Norristown High School in 1963 and attended Millersville State College. He was a medic in the United States Army stationed in Germany...
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Mary E. "Betty" Oravec

June 21, 1927 - March 4, 2018

Mary E. Oravec "Betty" passed away peacefully on March 4th, 2018. She was 90 years old. Born in San Antonio, Texas on June 21st, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (née Keefe) and John McLean. Betty proudly graduated from the New York Institute of Dietetics. She was the devoted wife of 60 years to her late husband, Ralph J. Oravec. Betty is survived by her beloved children Mark...
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Phillip A. Ciccarella

May 5, 1980 - March 4, 2018

Phillip A. Ciccarella passed away peacefully from an illness on March 4, 2018 at age 37. Born May 5, 1980 in Norristown, Phillip was the son of Theresa (Majsiak) and Felix Ciccarella, Jr. He resided in Lansdale with his beloved wife of 11 years, Lauren M. (Gamache) Ciccarella. Phillip was the loving father of Phillip A. Ciccarella, Jr. and Alexis Ann Ciccarella. In addition to his parents,...
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Fred H. Fricke

July 29, 1934 - March 4, 2018

Fred H. Fricke of East Norriton passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his home. Fred was born on July 29, 1934 in Dallas, Texas, and was the son of Fred H. Fricke, Jr. and Lilie May (nee Hutchings). He is survived by his wife of twenty-one years Twila (nee Hillen), one brother Daniel and a sister, Hazel. Fred was widowed in 1995 after the death of Barbara (nee Milner). He was also preceded...
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Stewart D. Longacre, Jr.

February 28, 2018

Stewart D. Longacre, Jr. of Collegeville, passed away on Wednesday February 28, 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville. Stew "Poncho" was born on June 28, 1948 in Norristown, and was the beloved son of the late Stewart D. and Phoebe K. (nee Vuotto) Longacre, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Judy (nee Gehringer) and two brothers, James R. (Dorothy) Longacre of Philadelphia, and Kenneth C. ...
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Carmella A. Yakscoe

July 29, 1927 - February 26, 2018

Carmella A. Yakscoe "Molly "of Norristown passed away peacefully on February 26, 2018 at age 90. Born July 29, 1927 in Norristown, Carmella was the daughter of Virginia (DeSimone) and Michael Petriello. She was the beloved wife of George Yakscoe who passed away in 1985. Carmella was the loving mother of Joan L. Yakscoe (Thomas Markle) and Stephen G. Yakscoe (Noreen). She was the cherished ...
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George D. Sullivan, Sr.

February 26, 2018

George D. Sullivan, Sr. passed away with his family by his side on February 26, 2018 at age 67. Born in Norristown on June 22, 1950, George was the son of Anne E. (Demchick) and William M. Sullivan, Sr. He resided in Norristown with his beloved wife of 33 years, Charlotte (Dever) Sullivan. George was the loving father of George D. Sullivan, Jr., Steven C. Sullivan, Bryan P. Sullivan (Emmarose...
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Monica M. (nee Overstreet) Grieves

August 7, 1945 - February 25, 2018

Monica M. Grieves (nee Overstreet) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Sunday February 25, 2018. She was 72 years old. Born August 7, 1945 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Mary (nee McAvoy) Overstreet and the beloved wife of Thomas Grieves. Monica grew up in Collingswood, NJ and was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School. She had a long career in...
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James George Zampier

February 25, 2018

James George Zampier of Warrington, PA on Sunday, February, 25, 2018 at Abington Memorial Hospital. He was 61 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Karl and Lillian (nee Marter) Zampier. Beloved husband of Alicia (nee Bremer) Zampier. Loving father of Jamie and Lindsay Zampier. Dear brother of Kenneth Zampier and the late Richard Zampier. Please join us to celebrate the life of our beloved...
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Nancy S. (nee Sylvanus) Ritter

November 11, 1930 - February 23, 2018

Nancy S. Ritter (nee Sylvanus) passed away peacefully on February 23, 2018 at age 87. Born November 11, 1930 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nancy was the daughter of Florence Mary (Turner) and Charles M. Sylvanus. She was the beloved wife of 52 years to Henry "Hansell" Ritter who passed away in 2012. Nancy and Hansell raised their family in Trooper and in 2008 moved to Normandy Farms Estates,...
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Michael R. Swartwood

February 22, 2018

Michael R. Swartwood passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018 at age 67. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Michael was the son of Rosemary (Crowley) and Robert W. Swartwood. Michael lost his parents at the young age of 17 and was lovingly raised by his grandmother, Mildred Crowley. After proudly serving during the Vietnam War in the 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, an Airborne Ranger, and...
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Joanne (nee Ricci) DePue

February 19, 2018

Joanne DePue passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and daughters on February 19, 2018 at age 58. Born in Philadelphia, Joanne was the daughter of Gloria (Shetzline) Ricci and the late Joseph Ricci. She resided in North Wales, PA with her beloved husband of 36 years, Ron DePue. Joanne was the loving mother of Julianne and Jacqueline DePue. She was the dear sister of Susan Moore ...
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Nancy M. (nee Dougherty) Nelson

February 18, 2018

Nancy M. Nelson (nee Dougherty) passed away on February 18, 2018 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late George F. Nelson, Sr.; loving mother of Mary Love (Bill), Pat Wheeler (Bob) and George F. Nelson, Jr. (Tomoko); cherished grandmother of Bill, Chris, Patrice and great-grandmother of Shane, Ryan, Douglas and Jocelyn. Relatives and friends are invited to Nancy's Life Celebration on...
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William C. "Bill" Rowland

May 26, 1951 - February 11, 2018

William C. Rowland "Bill" passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on February 11, 2018 at age 66. Born on May 26, 1951 in Norristown, Bill was the son of the late Helen D. (nee Gibson) and William A. Rowland. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 40 years, Dorothyann "Dottie" M. (nee Tidd) Rowland. Bill was the loving father of Kristin L. Rowland of Chino...
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Martha M. (nee Smith) Serrbocco

August 16, 1934 - February 11, 2018

Martha Mable Serrbocco (née Smith) passed away peacefully on February 11th, 2018 at the age of 83. Born on August 16, 1934 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Martha (nee Deloplaine) and Harry Smith. She was predeceased by her husband Chester Serrbocco. Martha is survived by her sons Jesse Serrbocco and Michael Serrbocco; her daughters Christine Smith and Sandi Serrbocco; her...
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James J. P. "Jim" Boyle, Jr.

February 11, 2018

James J. P. Boyle, Jr. ("Jim") passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 86 on February 11, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James and Rose (nee Karoly) Boyle, Sr. Devoted husband of Anny (nee Schwarz). Beloved father of Patrick Boyle and Bryan (Brooke Madonna) Boyle and adored stepfather of Brigitta (Fred) Schaft, Michelle (Lee) Shoener and Bettina (Don) Daly....
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Martha M. Maaskant

May 9, 1927 - February 8, 2018

Martha M. Maaskant of Norristown passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 8, 2018 at age 90. Born on May 9, 1927 to the late Cornelis Dietvorst and Elisabeth Tebbens in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands. Martha was the devoted wife to the late Willem Maaskant, dear mother to Ellen Maaskant and Margo Maaskant-Vautour, and the late David Maaskant, doting grandmother to...
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Joan M. Huckin

January 27, 1933 - February 8, 2018

Joan M. Huckin passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on February 8, 2018 at age 85. Born January 27th, 1933 in Philadelphia, Joan was the daughter of Catherine (Barrett) and Peter Patton, she resided in Norristown with her beloved husband, Charles J. Huckin who passed away in 2005.  Joan was the loving mother of Joni Stepanian (Ron), the late baby Charles Huckin, Michael...
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Edith Rita (nee Muscarella) Cifelli

May 20, 1926 - February 5, 2018

Edith Rita (Muscarella) Cifelli, died Monday February 5, 2018 at her home in Conshohocken. She was 91. Born May 20, 1926 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Teresa Muscarella; and the wife of the late Joseph Cifelli. Her great-granddaughter Kelsey Lynn Davis preceded her in death. Surviving are two sons, Joseph Jr. and John, both of Worcester; three daughters, Theresa...
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Talie L. (Dolly) (Salamone) Constable

January 31, 1927 - February 4, 2018

Talie L. (Dolly) Constable (Salamone), age 91 of East Norriton, a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully February 4, 2018 at Artman Skilled Nursing Care in Ambler, PA. Talie was the wife of 60 years to Lawrence J. Constable Jr., who preceded her in death in 2008. She was born in Norristown on January 31,, 1927, the daughter to the late...
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Kevin J. Rogers

January 31, 2018

Kevin J. Rogers passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 31, 2018 at age 75. Born May 12, 1942 in Norristown, Kevin was the son of the late Joseph P. Rogers and Mary (Yocum) Rogers. He resided in Plymouth Valley with his beloved wife of 42 years, Kathleen (Casey) Rogers. Kevin was the loving dad of Megan E. Rogers and Erin C. Rogers. He is survived by his sisters, MaryAnn ...
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Joseph "Joe" M. Gill

January 29, 2018

Joseph (Joe) M Gill, 63, of West Norriton and a former resident of Lafayette Hill PA passed away peacefully at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville on January 29, 2018 after a courageous third bout with cancer. Born on July 4, 1954, he was the son of the late Joseph V and Dorothy (nee Anderson) Gill. Joe was a graduate of Archbishop Kennedy High School class of 1972. He was a purchaser for Drake...
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Lawrence "Larry" Berger

May 3, 1948 - January 26, 2018

Lawrence "Larry" Berger of Norristown passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on January 26, 2018 at age 69. Born on May 3, 1948 in Philadelphia, Larry was the son of the late David and Gilda (nee Gentile). Larry was the devoted husband of 35 years to Marie (nee Viola), cherished father of Amy Barca (Richard) and Ashley Rawls (David), doting grandfather to Stella Barca,...
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Patsy J. Termine

January 13, 1937 - January 25, 2018

Patsy J. Termine, of Evesham Township, N.J. and formerly of Norristown PA, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at her residence. She was 81 years old. Patsy was born on January 13, 1937 in West Chester, PA to the late Andrew and Louise (nee Maylen) Anderson. She was the wife to the late Russell S. Termine who passed away in 1997 and together they shared 34 years of marriage. Patsy retired...
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Shirley Brinker

January 25, 2018

Shirley D. Brinker, (nee Dahlberg) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 25, with her family by her side. She was 77 years old. Born September 10, 1940 in Tulsa, OK, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Irene (nee Race) Dahlberg, and the beloved wife of Charles J. Brinker. Shirley was a loving and caring woman who enjoyed the company of her many cats and dogs. She...
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Leon H. Fox, Jr.

January 22, 2018

Leon H. Fox, Jr., 85, of Lafayette Hill, passed away on January 22, 2018. Born in Norristown, he is survived by his wife of almost 59 years, Lois Fox, loving father of his children Marlene (Joel Goldwein), Craig (Mary), Jeffrey (Song) as well as grandchildren, Marc (Kimberly), Robert, Eric, Oliver, Hannah, Jennifer and Stephen and great grandchild, Juliana. Mr. Fox graduated Norristown High...
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Marriott D'Ambrosio

November 5, 1938 - January 20, 2018

Marriott D'Ambrosio of Worcester, passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2018 at the age of 79. Born in Philadelphia on November 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Margaret (nee Eells) and Perce Andree. Marriott graduated from Dobbins Vocational High School in 1956. She went on to become a talented hairdresser. In addition to hairdressing, another one of her talents was painting. Marriott...
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Theresa (nee Pizza) Proietto

January 18, 2018

Theresa Proietto (nee Pizza) of King of Prussia passed away peacefully on January 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Norristown to the late Gaetano and Maria (nee Capone) Pizza. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph D. Proietto, and all of her siblings; Anthony, Rocco, Charles, Salvatore, Pasquelina, Ann Delvecchio, Assunta Borzillo, Grace "Rose" Lenzi, and...
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Anthony Bergandino

August 28, 1931 - January 17, 2018

Anthony Bergandino, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. He was 86 years old. Born August 28, 1931 in Bridgeport, PA, he was the son of the late John and Rose (nee Branco) Bergandino and the beloved husband of the late Lillian (nee Giaimo). He was a teamster and worked at the former Fleming Foods in Oaks, PA. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles,...
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John C. Adolph

January 18, 1927 - January 15, 2018

John C. Adolph of Blue Bell, passed away suddenly on January 15, 2018. He was 90 years old. Born on January 18, 1927 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Anna and William Adolph. Jack served our country in the Army during WWII. He was a proud graduate of St. Thomas More High School, St. Joseph's University, and Temple University. He was also a fourth degree knight in the Knights of...
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Albert E. Momme

January 14, 2018

Albert E. Momme, age 94, of West Norriton, Pennsylvania, husband of the late Rose (Zummo) Momme, passed away at his home on the morning of January 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Albert (Al) was born in Norristown, PA in November, 1923, the son of the late John Momme and Mary (Irons) Momme. He worked in the family produce business (Momme's Market), before enlisting in the Army Air...
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Catherine M. "Kay" DeBenny

January 14, 2018

Catherine M. DeBenny, "Kay", passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018 at age 97. Born in Norristown on February 8, 1920, Kay was the daughter of Carmella (Gianchino) and Frank Venezia. Kay was a life-time resident of Norristown where she lived with her beloved husband, Joseph A. DeBenny, who preceded her in death. Kay was the loving mother of Al DeBenny (Hazel), Joanne Brulet (Richard) and...
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Elaine Robillard

January 13, 2018

Elaine Robillard passed away peacefully on January 13th, 2018 at the age of 79. She was born on March 16, 1938 in Gardner, Massachusetts to the late Rosario and Irene Robillard. Elaine attended Arch Bishop Williams High School and the State Teachers' College of Boston (U.Mass) before receiving her Master's Degree in Education from the University of New Hampshire. She then relocated to...
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William R. Costello

September 11, 1928 - January 12, 2018

William R. Costello passed away peacefully on January 12, 2018 at age 89. Born September 11, 1928 in Norristown, Bill was the son of Charlotte (Pass) and Martin Costello. He was a long-time resident of Norristown and was currently of Eagleville. Bill was the loving father of Barbara King, Janet Gardner, Evelyn Drissel, Betty Jane Perkins and William R. Costello, Jr. He was the cherished...
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John M. Pergolese, Jr.

July 20, 1984 - January 12, 2018

John M. Pergolese, Jr (33) passed away on January 12, 2018 as the result of an unfortunate car accident. Born July 20, 1984 in Norristown, John, the son of Peggy (Doud) and John M. Pergolese, Sr. resided in Worcester, PA with his loving family. In addition to his parents, John is survived by his brother Andrew, Aunt Maria & Uncle Jamie, Aunt Mandy & Uncle Paul among other aunts and uncles,...
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Jane M. (nee Skibiak) Kenworthy

January 11, 2018

Jane M. Kenworthy (nee Skibiak) passed away on January 11, 2018 at the age of 82. She was predeceased by her husband Eugene. She is survived by her children Kelley (Jason) and E. Peter Jr.; grandchildren E. Peter III and Taylor; sister Maryanne; sisters-in-law Margaret and Judith; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Jane's life on...
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Angela Marie Starr

October 11, 1918 - January 10, 2018

Angela Marie Starr, of East Norriton Pa, Passed away peacefully at age 99 on January 10, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on October 11, 1918 to the late Walter and Mary Starinkus. She is preceded in death by her siblings Helen F. Talunas, Anne D. Maurin, and Walter G. Starr. Retired from I.U.O.E. Local 542 as an office supervisor, Angela was a member of the St. Titus Women's Guild, the Lions Club...
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Mary T. Beyer

January 9, 2018

Mary T. Beyer passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018 at age 83. Born January 25, 1934 in Norristown, Mary was the daughter of Naomi (Wurtz) and John Thompson. She resided in Flourtown, PA with her beloved husband, Edward Beyer, who passed away in 2011. Mary was the loving mother of Barbara Beyer and Bruce J. Beyer and his wife Jessica and cherished grandmother of Bruce E. Beyer. She is...
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Carole Elizabeth Nothnagel Baumann

January 8, 2018

Carole Elizabeth Nothnagel Baumann passed away peacefully on January 8, 2018 at the age of 94. In her own quiet way, she lived a remarkable life filled with giving to others. She was born on July 28, 1923 in Bridgeton, NJ. She spent her childhood mostly in Collingswood, NJ and developed a lifetime love of the Atlantic Ocean while spending summers at Cape May, NJ. She later received a degree from...
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Evelyn M. Noone

August 26, 1924 - January 8, 2018

Evelyn M. Noone of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday January 8, 2018 with her husband by her side. She was 93 years old. Born August 26, 1924 in Courtdale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Adeline Novy, and the beloved wife of James Noone. Evelyn enjoyed traveling abroad and visited many destinations. Her favorite places to visit were Italy, and Switzerland....
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Theodore C. Tomczak

November 9, 1919 - January 5, 2018

Theodore C. Tomczak of Blue Bell, passed away on January 5, 2018 at the age of 98. Born on November 9, 1919 in West Wyoming, PA, he was the son of the late Bridget (neé Ulecki) and Felix Tomczak. Ted's beloved wife, Theresa predeceased him in 2012, and they shared 69 years of marriage together. Ted served in the Army during WWII, and served in North Africa and participated in the Anzio Invasion...
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Eleanor Joyce Eigleson Daywalt

January 23, 1935 - January 5, 2018

Eleanor Joyce Eigleson Daywalt of Norristown, passed away peacefully on January 5, 2018 at the age of 82. Born on January 23, 1935 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Eleanor Eigleson. Joyce graduated from Norristown High School and had many jobs throughout her lifetime, retiring from Norristown School District. She was a member of the Eastern Star Sorority and a devout...
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MaryEllen (nee Dempsey) Spurgeon

January 3, 2018

MaryEllen Spurgeon (nee Dempsey), of Harleysville, PA, passed on January 3, 2018. She is survived by her sons Stephen (Sarah) and Greg, granddaughter Sierra Spurgeon, sisters Sheila Dempsey (Mike Buja), Moira Lichen (Jerry), Kathleen Maryak (John) and her brothers Jim, Terry, Tim, John (Zhi) and Dan (Sue), and numerous nieces and nephews. MaryEllen was the oldest of 10 children and grew up in...
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