Boyd-Horrox Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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

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Our Obituaries

Patricia A. (nee Hysore) Griffith

August 19, 1937 - June 20, 2017

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

December 23, 1940 - June 17, 2017

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

June 15, 2017

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

February 27, 1991 - June 15, 2017

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

June 14, 2017

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

June 13, 2017

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

June 12, 2017

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

June 10, 2017

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

February 15, 1939 - June 10, 2017

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

May 22, 1961 - June 9, 2017

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

December 5, 1946 - June 8, 2017

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

December 24, 1921 - June 7, 2017

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

March 3, 1933 - June 6, 2017

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

July 6, 1931 - June 6, 2017

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

July 14, 1961 - June 4, 2017

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

September 5, 1929 - June 2, 2017

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

May 31, 2017

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

October 4, 1936 - May 29, 2017

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

January 12, 2017 - May 25, 2017

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

October 8, 1924 - May 22, 2017

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

December 4, 1950 - May 22, 2017

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

December 16, 1948 - May 21, 2017

Elizabeth M. Staats "Bunny" (nee O'Hara) of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday May, 21, 2017 at her home, with family by her side. She was 68 years old. Born December 16, 1948 in Charleston, WV, she was the daughter of Eugene and Helen (nee Peterson) O' Hara and the beloved wife of Jim Staats with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Bunny attended school at St. Francis and...
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Anthony S. "Tony" Fuschetto, Sr.

April 29, 1929 - May 21, 2017

Anthony S. Fuschetto Sr. "Tony" passed away peacefully on May 21, 2017 at age 88. Born April 24, 1929 in Benevento, Italy, he was the son of Antoinette (DeCicco) and Cosimo Fuschetto. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife, Rita (Chale) Fuschetto who passed away in 2000. Tony was the loving father of Mary Ann Romano and her husband Robert, Janet Fuschetto, and Anthony S. Fuschetto...
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Cheryl D. Kress

February 22, 1963 - May 20, 2017

Cheryl D. Kress passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 20, 2017 at age 54. She was born February 22, 1963 in Philadelphia. Cheryl is the beloved wife of Michael (James) Kress. Cheryl is the loving mother of Colleen N. Kress and Michael P. Kress and cherished grandmother of Christopher M. Skalamera. Cheryl is the daughter of Mary Jo (O'Donnell) and Arthur R. Golomboski Jr.  In...
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Diane M. Quinn

May 19, 2017

Diane M. Quinn, 60 of Norristown, PA, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. Born in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late John Quinn and Concetta M. "Connie" (Petrollini) Quinn. She is survived by her mother Connie Quinn, and two sisters, Joanne (wife of William Ribble) of Estero, FL. and Anita (wife of Steven Sellers) of Avondale, PA. as...
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Paul M. Proud

June 19, 1955 - May 17, 2017

Paul M. Proud of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 17, 2017 at age 61. Born in Philadelphia on June 19, 1955, Paul was the son of Helen J. (Garman) and Earl C. Proud. In addition to his parents, Paul is survived by his siblings, Linda Proud, Earl Proud (Sue), David Proud (Jackie), and godson and nephew, Ian. Paul was a 1973 graduate of Bishop Kenrick. He was a member of the Maennerchor...
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Gloria C. Kraus

June 26, 1928 - May 16, 2017

Gloria C. Kraus of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 16, 2017 at age 88. Born in Philadelphia on June 26, 1928, Gloria was the daughter of Eleanor (Hebrew) and Frank Auckland. She was the beloved wife of Max G. Kraus who passed away in 2003. Gloria was the loving mother of Stephan F. Kraus (Deborah), Karl M. Kraus (Sharon), Mark E. Kraus (Connie Nowell), Lenore L. Lorencak (Primoz),...
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Sandra A. Palmer

January 31, 1954 - May 15, 2017

Sandra A. Palmer, of Dublin and a long time former resident of Media, passed away peacefully on Monday May 15, 2017. She was 63 years old. Born January 31, 1954 in Havre de Grace, MD, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Merna (nee Mills) Mehnert, beloved mother of Bernadette Dodd (Geoff) and the late Kathryn Kulbaba (Brian), loving grandmother of Zoe, Eva, Kellen and Connor and dear...
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Martha S. (nee Straub) Siefer

January 4, 1927 - May 14, 2017

Martha S. Siefer, (nee Straub), of East Norriton and formerly of Narberth, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was 90 years old. "Marty" as she was known by her family and friends, was born on January 4, 1927 to the late William V. and Ermine (nee Seep) Straub in Oil City, PA. She was the wife to Walter L. Siefer whom she knew since childhood....
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Dorothea Roberts

July 14, 1950 - May 14, 2017

Dorothea Roberts recently of Eagleville went home to the Lord peacefully on Mother's Day, Sunday May 14. Born on July 14, 1950 to Jay and Irene Battle (nee Holiday) in Philadelphia, she spent much of her childhood in Orange, Virginia. Dorothea was the beloved mother to her devoted and loyal daughter Zenita Henderson. Dorothea lived in Montgomery county for over 40 years, residing in Blue...
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Dominick J. Manderacchi

September 7, 1941 - May 10, 2017

Dominick J. Manderacchi of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 75 years old. Born September 7, 1941 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Frank and Angeline (nee Venezia) Manderacchi and the beloved husband of Linda (nee Adams) Manderacchi. Dominick was a family man and his love for his grandchildren knew no limits, they were...
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Elizabeth Ann Ossman

July 7, 1938 - May 9, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Ossman of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday May 9, 2017. She was 78 years old. She was born July 7, 1938 in Gordon, PA, and was the daughter of the late Wilbur and Marion (Reiff) Ossman. Ms. Ossman was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing, class of 1959. She would then go on to dedicate her entire life to helping others as a Registered...
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Elizabeth A. "Betty" (nee Loux) Sullivan

August 21, 1943 - May 8, 2017

Elizabeth A. Sullivan (nee Loux) "Betty", passed away peacefully on Monday May 8, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 73 years old. She was born on August 21, 1943 in Emmaus, PA and was the daughter of the late Paul and Marie (nee Shields) Loux. Betty was a loving and caring woman whose passion was her grandchildren and the many animals that she cared for. She enjoyed taking cruises...
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Robert M. "Bob" Ellick

October 7, 1936 - May 7, 2017

Robert M. "Bob" Ellick passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 7, 2017 at age 80. Born in Philadelphia on October 7, 1936, Bob was the son of Virginia (Owens) and Matthew Ellick. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 52 years, Philomena (Bentivoglio) Ellick. He is also survived by his brother, David G. Ellick and his wife Kathleen and many nieces and nephews. ...
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Ines DiPrinzio

March 2, 1940 - May 7, 2017

Ines DiPrinzio, 77, of Norristown, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family. Born March 2, 1940, in Ari Italy. She was the daughter of the late Mercurio and Maria (Santone) Costantini. Ines is survived by her adoring husband of 55 years of marriage, Nicola, her daughter Sophia Noblit (Anthony), Brothers Vincenzo Costantini and Rocco Costantini and her loving grandchildren...
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Paul R. Tepper

July 23, 1935 - May 7, 2017

Paul R. Tepper passed away in his home with his family by his side on May 7, 2017. He was 81. Born in Philadelphia on July 23, 1935, Paul was the son of Helen (Donovan) Eckard and Stanley Tepper. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 60 years, Magdaline E. "Marge" (Delaney) Tepper. Paul was the loving father of Catherine Rossi (Richard), Paul A. Tepper, Richard F. Tepper (Nancy)...
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Thomas Edward Starner, Jr.

March 14, 1969 - May 5, 2017

Thomas Edward Starner Jr, 48, of Schwenksville passed away suddenly on Friday May 5, 2017. Born March 14, 1969 to Sandy and Thomas Starner Sr. Beloved husband to Nicole, dear father to Matthew and Kara, devoted brother to Shawn and Steve Starner, and cherished friend to many. Tom was a 1987 Graduate of Pennridge High School and went on to dedicate 27 years to the Hatfield Township Police...
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Daniel Michael Evangelist, Sr.

May 30, 1943 - May 4, 2017

Daniel Michael Evangelist Sr. of Collegeville passed away peacefully on May 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born May 30, 1943 in Norristown, Daniel was the son of Marion (nee Logrip) and Victor Evangelist. He was the husband of 46 years to the late Patricia (nee Paschall). Daniel was the loving father to Margie Evangelist Lannetti (Bob), Danny Jr. (Rachelle), and Matt (Sabrina),...
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Charlotte (nee Gallo) Pumilia

January 31, 1929 - May 2, 2017

Charlotte (nee Gallo) Pumilia of Norristown, Pa died peacefully on 5/02/2017, surrounded by her loving family. Charlotte was born in Sciacca, Sicily on January31, 1929 to Joseph and Maria (nee Raso) Gallo. Charlotte came to Norristown in1947 and she met and married the love of her life Steve Pumilia. Charlotte was a professional seamstress and retired from Peggy's Dress Shop. She had a love of...
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Paul J. McCarthy

July 7, 1930 - April 29, 2017

Paul J. McCarthy passed away peacefully on April 29, 2017 at age 86. Born on July 7, 1930 in Philadelphia, Paul was the son of Sadie (Haley) and Paul J. McCarthy. He resided in Blue Bell with his beloved wife of 60 years, Patricia "Pat" (Brennan) McCarthy. Paul and Pat lived in Blue Bell for 56 years where they raised their family. Paul was the loving father of Bernie McCarthy (Robin), Robert...
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Martha C. (nee Calabrese) Mandracchi

July 29, 1918 - April 28, 2017

Martha C. Mandracchi (nee Calabrese), a longtime resident of West Norriton and a recent resident of St. Mary Manor, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2017. She was 98 years old. Martha was born on July 29, 1918 in Norristown to the late Clement and Frances (nee Puleo) Calabrese and was the wife to the late Francis "Frank" M. Mandracchi who passed away in 1992. Martha was a 1936 graduate of...
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Barbara A. Kenwood

January 4, 1943 - April 26, 2017

Barbara A. Kenwood passed away at home with her family by her side on April 26, 2017 at age 74. Born January 4, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY, Barbara was the daughter of Anne (Steinheimer) and Robert Schaefer and step-daughter of Helen Schaefer. She resided in Audubon, PA with her beloved husband of 53 years, Ronald A. Kenwood. Barbara was the loving and devoted mother of Douglas R. Kenwood (Kelly)...
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Margaret P. "Margie" (nee Parker) Brownlie

July 20, 1939 - April 23, 2017

Margaret P. Brownlie "Margie" (Parker) of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 23, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 77 years old. Born July 20, 1939 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth ( Waterson) Brownlie and the beloved wife of the late John T. Brownlie. Margie was a very loving and caring woman. She cherished every moment with her...
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Stephen W. Kuritz

September 11, 1946 - April 20, 2017

Stephen W. Kuritz, of Blue Bell and formerly of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 20, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 70 years old. Born September 11, 1946 in the Bronx section of New York, he was the son of the late William and Rose (Chernowski) Kuritz and the beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" Kuritz. Steve attended High School in the...
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Concetta E. "Connie" Lannutti

January 19, 1926 - April 17, 2017

Concetta E. Lannutti, "Connie", passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Blue Bell Place. She was 91 years old. Connie was born in Bridgeport, PA on January 9, 1926 to the late Antonio and Giovina (nee Manzi) Yacovelli. She was the wife to the late John A. Lannutti, Sr. and together they lived in Norristown until he passed away in 1989. Connie was an Assembly Line Worker for Smith-Kline until her...
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Roscoe McDowell, Jr.

December 18, 1936 - April 14, 2017

Roscoe McDowell, Jr., of Norristown, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 at his residence. He was 80 years old. Roscoe was born on Dec. 18, 1936 to the late Roscoe McDowell, Sr. and Lila Austin (nee Petomey) in Pensacola, Florida. He was the husband to Bernice D. McDowell (nee Reid) with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Roscoe was a 1955 graduate from Cass Technical School specializing...
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Carmella Louise Sutera

December 29, 1922 - April 13, 2017

Carmella Louise Sutera (nee Valerio), 94 of Plymouth Meeting went home to the Lord on April 13, 2017. Born to the late Louise Valerio (nee D'Ambrosio) and John S. Valerio Sr. on December 29, 1922 in Bridgeport. Devoted mother to Marianne Sutera (Eric Rhoads), loving sister to Nicholas Valerio (Dorothy), doting grandmother to Morgan Russo DiCiurcio (Jamie), Christian J. Russo (Bella Craig),...
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Augustine J. Lattanze

November 8, 1925 - April 11, 2017

Augustine J. Lattanze of Bridgeport passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 at age 91. Born November 22, 1925 in Norristown, Augustine was the son of Italian immigrants, Josephine (Pedicone) and Augustine J. Lattanze. He was the beloved husband of Joan (Plawa) Lattanze.  He raised his family and was a long-time resident of East Norriton. Augustine was the loving father of the late Deborah...
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Augustine J. Lattanze

November 22, 1925 - April 11, 2017

Augustine J. Lattanze of Bridgeport passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 at age 91. Born November 22, 1925 in Norristown, Augustine was the son of Italian immigrants, Josephine (Pedicone) and Augustine J. Lattanze. He was the beloved husband of Joan (Plawa) Lattanze.  He raised his family and was a long-time resident of East Norriton. Augustine was the loving father of the late Deborah...
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Joseph M. "Big Joe" Zahuranec, Jr.

April 11, 1929 - April 8, 2017

Joseph M. Zahuranec Jr. "Big Joe", 87 of Upper Pottsgrove formerly of Jeffersonville, died on Saturday April 8, 2017 just shy of his 88th birthday at Einstein Montgomery Hospital. He was born on April 11, 1929 at Montgomery Hospital. Joseph was the son of the late Joseph M. Zahuranec Sr. and Veronica Zahuranec (nee Luther). Joseph graduated from St. Patrick's High School in 1947. He then...
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Donald "Dan" Massino

April 30, 1925 - April 7, 2017

Donald "Dan" Massino, of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Friday April 7, 2017. He was 91 years old. Born April 30, 1925 in Swedesburg, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Marie (nee Dell'Angelo) Massino and the beloved husband of the late Wilma "Billie" (nee Hayes) Massino. Dan was a graduate of Upper Merion High School, class of 1943. He was a US Army Veteran , and served during World...
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Sydney Diljohn

December 31, 1923 - April 5, 2017

Sydney Diljohn of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 5, 2017. He was 93 years old. Born December 31, 1923 in Trinidad & Tobago, he was the son of the late John and Selena (nee Abdul) Diljohn and the beloved husband of the late Enid (nee Raphael) Diljohn. Sydney is survived by his three children; Petal Diljohn, Ashwyn Diljohn and his wife Joy and Jewel Diljohn- Barger and...
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Edith M. Timlin

January 21, 2017 - April 3, 2017

Edith M. Timlin passed away at home with her family by her side on April 3, 2017 at age 87. Born January 21, 1930 in Norristown, Edith was the daughter of Anna (Garey) and Thomas J. McDonnell. Edith was the beloved wife of the late Thomas N. Timlin and the loving mother of Annemarie Burke (John) of Washington Township, NJ and Susan MacNeel (Chris) of Eagleville. She was the cherished...
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Stanley R. Ershler

April 3, 2017

Stanley R. Ershler of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday April 3, 2017, with his family by his side. He was 91 years old. Born October 8, 1925 in Pottsville, PA, he was the son of the late Albert and Bessie (nee Shapiro) Ershler and the beloved husband of the late Ethel (nee Schiff) and the late Arlene (nee Neft). Stanley was a US Army veteran and served his country during World...
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Mark Hite

February 7, 1935 - April 3, 2017

Service Information Dr. Mark Hite passed away on April 3, 2017 at age 84. Graveside service for Mark Hite will be held for family on Wednesday, April 5th at 11 AM. We welcome condolence calls during Shiva at Debby Katz's home, 406 Norwick Place, Blue Bell PA in the Yorkshire community. We will welcome visitors starting at 3PM. Minion will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, April 5th and 6th...
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Eugene H. "Gene" Burnett

April 1, 2017

Eugene H. Burnett "Gene", a lifelong resident of Norristown, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his residence. He was 92 years old. Gene was born on August 9, 1924 in Norristown PA to the late George and Almeda (nee Ebling) Burnett. He was a 1943 graduate of Norristown Area High School where he served as President of Student Council and was also a star basketball player. After graduating...
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Patrick T. Gleeson

June 18, 1986 - March 31, 2017

Patrick T. Gleeson, of Blue Bell, passed away on March 31, 2017. He was 30 years old. Patrick was born in Philadelphia on June 18, 1986 to John L. Gleeson, Jr. and Deborah K. (nee O'Connor) Gleeson. He was a graduate of Wissahickon High School and after graduating, Patrick earned his Associates Degree in Automotive Technology from Montgomery County Community College and also attended Temple...
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Richard M. Reynolds

March 24, 1949 - March 31, 2017

Richard M. Reynolds passed away at his home in Norristown on March 31, 2017 at age 68. Born March 24, 1949 in Norristown, Rich was the son of Margaret (O'Toole) and Leo Norris Reynolds. He is survived by his devoted companion Doris Dee. Rich was the loving brother of Marge Cantello, Lee Reynolds (Anne), Tom Reynolds (Dianne) and Karen Cantello (Tony). He was the adored uncle to many nieces and...
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Owen K. Kilcoyne

December 30, 1924 - March 30, 2017

Owen W. Kilcoyne a former long time resident of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 30, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 92 years old. Born December 30, 1924 in Bethlehem, PA, he was the son of the late William and Nora (nee O'Brien) Kilcoyne and the beloved husband of the late Lavinia (nee Cosier). Owen was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp and served during World...
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George J. Pettigrew

August 6, 1933 - March 23, 2017

George J. Pettigrew passed away at his home in Plymouth Meeting on March 23, 2017 at age 83. Born August 6, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, PA, George was the son of Sarah (Dodson) and Robert Pettigrew. He was the loving husband of the late Beverly (Chase) Pettigrew. George is survived by his son Robert S. Pettigrew and his wife Lili, and George A. Pettigrew and his wife Lois. He was the brother of Helen...
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Jack J. Bono

September 17, 1928 - March 23, 2017

Jack J. Bono passed away peacefully on March 23, 2017 at age 88. Born September 17, 1928 in Norristown, Jack was the son of Frances (Amplo) and Benjamin Bono. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife Mary Ann (DeBiase) Bono who passed away in 2001. He is survived by his sister Mary Venezia, cousin Mary Jane Shuler, nephews David Venezia and Michael Venezia, niece Mary Ellen Gibbs,...
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John P. Thomas

July 10, 1951 - March 19, 2017

John P. Thomas of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday March 19, 2017. He was 65 years old. Born July 10, 1951 in Darby, he was the son of the late John P. and Ellen A. (nee Sullivan) Thomas and the beloved husband of Alice J. (nee Henick) Thomas. In addition to his wife, Alice, John is survived by his two sons; John M. and his wife Ashley, and Kevin P. and his wife...
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John Joseph Bruno

March 18, 2017

John Joseph Bruno, age 5, passed away on March 18, 2017 surrounded by family. John is the loving son of Francis Bruno, Jr. and Tara (nee Cannon) and the little brother, aka partner in crime, to Abigail. John is also survived by his maternal grandmother Joan (nee Keyes) Cannon as well as nephew to Scott (Kelly) Bruno and Kristie Bruno, cousin to Nolan and Aubrey. His godparents were Edward and Amy...
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Rose M. (nee Vita) Uhrich

March 18, 1920 - March 18, 2017

Rose M. Uhrich (nee Vita) of Norristown passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 on her 97th birthday. She was born on March 18, 1920 to the late Michael and Mildred (nee Bove) Vita and was the wife of the late Francis R. Uhrich who passed away in 2005. Rose was a lover of animals and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at many functions. She leaves to cherish her memory many nieces...
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Ruth A. (nee Gray) Mottern

October 28, 1929 - March 18, 2017

Ruth A. Mottern (nee Gray), known by her family and friends as Arlene, a lifelong resident of Norristown, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery with her sons by her side. She was 87 years old. Arlene was born on October 28, 1929 to the late Alvin R. Gray, Sr. and Ruth E. (nee Cooper) Gray in Norristown where she spent her whole life. She...
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Charlotte Jane Perry

March 16, 2017

On March 16, 2017, Charlotte Jane Downie Perry's ultimate Bridge game began with her husband Robert Redford Perry in heaven, where they will spend eternity together watching the moose roam through Yellowstone and sharing their love for playing cards, bowling, birding and nature. CJ, a current resident of Blue Bell, is survived by her two daughters; Stephanie Yocum and her companion Mark Leo...
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Anna M. Armellini

November 22, 1925 - March 15, 2017

Anna M. Armellini passed away peacefully at ManorCare-King of Prussia on March 15, 2017 at age 91. Born in Philadelphia on November 22, 1925, Anna was the daughter of Adeline (Longo) and Antonio Minutella. She resided in East Norriton with her beloved husband of 57 years, Raymond C. Armellini. Anna and Raymond previously lived in Springfield, Delaware County and spent the last year at Brandywine...
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Motria Dejneka

March 14, 2017

Motria Dejneka of Collegeville, PA and formerly of the Olney section of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Gwynedd Square Nursing Center. She was 93. Born in Chornyi Rih, Ukraine, Motria was the daughter of the late Michael and Varka Haptar. In November of 1950, she and her daughter Irene arrived in the United States (her first husband, Ivan Kril had died in Germany) and settled...
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Lucy (nee DiGiovanni) Capobianco

August 5, 1941 - March 12, 2017

Lucy Capobianco nee DiGiovanni, 75, of Norristown passed away peacefully on March 12, 2017 at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville. Born on August 5, 1941 to James and Gaetana DiGiovanni nee Bono. She attended Bishop Kenrick High School and went on to dedicate many years working at Genuardi'`s. She was a longtime member of St. Eleanor's Cathothic Church in Collegeville and Perkiomen Valley Fire...
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Marie L. Tofani

March 9, 2017

Tofani, Marie L. of Gainesville, FL, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Beloved daughter of Arthur and Liberata Tofani, sister of Jessica T. Dimuzio and Arthur Tofani, Jr., and cherished aunt of Dr. Jessica P. Dimuzio. Marie and her mother were honored as two of the seven women in the US to own and operate a lumber mill that came under their control upon the death of the founder Arthur Tofani, Sr. in...
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Kathleen Barnett Campbell

February 8, 1960 - March 9, 2017

Kathy Barnett Campbell Obituary Kathleen Barnett Campbell was born in Philadelphia on February 8, 1960 and died March 9, 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Kathy worked as a Registered Nurse for 30 years. Kathy is survived by her loving husband, Thomas Campbell, and was a devoted mother to her children Kevin Barnett,...
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Rose D. Higgins

October 29, 1916 - March 6, 2017

Rose D. Higgins of East Norriton passed away peacefully on March 6, 2017 at age 100. Born October 29, 1916 in Conshohocken PA, Rose was the daughter of Caterina (DeMarco) and Salamone DeTuro. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Francis D. Higgins Sr. who passed away in 1983. They raised their sons in Conshohocken before moving to East Norriton. Rose was the loving mother of John...
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Margaret M. "Peggy" Evangelista

March 4, 2017

Margaret M. Evangelista,"Peggy", passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Regina Nursing Home in Norristown. She was 89 years old. Peggy was born to the late Daniel and Margaret (nee Donovan) Donahue in Hazleton, PA and would have celebrated her 90th birthday on March 16th. She graduated from St. Gabriel High School in 1944 and then went on to attain her RN Nursing Degree in 1948 from...
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Dorothy Demetris

July 4, 1935 - March 2, 2017

Dorothy A. Demetris, of Harleysville and formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 2, 2017. She was 81 years old. Dorothy was born on July 4, 1935 in Norristown to the late Dante and Lena (nee Iaccovelli) Elisio. She was the wife of the late Leo G. Demetris who passed away in 2011. In her free time, she enjoyed her card clubs, taking trips to the casinos and was an active...
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J. Michael "Chuckie" "Buddy" "Big Oak" Shadel

February 28, 2017

J. Michael Shadel "Chuckie" "Buddy" "Big Oak" passed away on February 28, 2017, at the age of 91. Michael is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years Eloise (nee Miller), loving children Marsha Ferreira (Angelo) and Fredrick Shadel (Karen), dear grandson Eric, and countless relatives and friends. Michael is preceded in death by his sister Althea Bucher (Wilford). Michael proudly served in...
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Lena (nee Bolognese) Billitto

June 10, 1924 - February 25, 2017

Lena Billitto (nee Bolognese) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Saturday February 25, 2017 with family by her side. She was 92 years old. Born June 10, 1924 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Raephael and Mary (nee Preta) Bolognese and the beloved wife of the late Paul Billitto. Lena was a life-long member of Holy Saviour Church. She graduated from Bridgeport High School...
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Laura Lentz

August 2, 1986 - February 24, 2017

Laura A. Lentz passed away suddenly on February 24, 2017 at age 30. Born August 2, 1986 in Norristown, Laura was the daughter of Maria (Prinzivalli) Lentz and the late Earl W. Lentz. She lived in Norristown with her baby girl, Gia Sky Lentz. She is survived by her grandmother, Mary Prinzivalli, aunt and godmother, Nancy Armato, John, Josie and Vincent Armato, Bella Mia, Lucia and Tylar Armato...
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Marilyn I. Michel

August 18, 1931 - February 17, 2017

Marilyn I. Michel of Conshohocken, passed away at home on Friday February 17, 2017. She was 85 years old. Marilyn worked for 42 years at the Federal Reserve in Philadelphia. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling. Marilyn was a member of the Red Hat Society and First Presbyterian Church of Norristown. Born August 18, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was the beloved wife of the late Charles E....
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Anthony J. Bono "Tony"

February 17, 2017

Anthony J. Bono "Tony", of Quakertown and formerly of Norristown, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was 77 years old. Tony was born on October 18, 1939 to the late Augustus and Josephine (nee Cottone) Bono in Norristown PA. He worked as a truck driver and in his free time enjoyed horse racing, mowing the lawn, smoking cigars, and being with his...
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Thomas E. Swaney

July 24, 1939 - February 16, 2017

Thomas E. Swaney, of Blue Bell, passed away on Thursday February 16, 2017 with his family by his side. He was 77 years old. Born July 24, 1939 in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late Charles and Beatrice (nee Turner) Swaney and the beloved husband of Patricia (nee Olle) Swaney. Tom was a veteran of the US Marine Corp. and gave 30 years of dedicated service to Unisys. He enjoyed playing...
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Philomena A. (Fioravanti) Patrick

February 7, 1940 - February 16, 2017

Philomena A. Patrick (nee Fioravanti), passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, she was 77 years old. Philomena was born on February 7, 1940 to the late Emedio and Anterina Fioravanti in Philadelphia, PA. She was a 1957 graduate of John B. Hallahan High School and was the loving wife to Joseph J. Patrick with whom she was married. Philomena was also a...
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Harold E. Radcliffe

January 8, 1939 - February 16, 2017

Harold E. Radcliffe of Collegeville passed away peacefully on Thursday February 16, 2017. He was 78 years old. Born January 8, 1939 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Harold B. and Margaret (nee Ziegler) Radcliffe and the beloved husband of Joanne (nee Stifnell) Radcliffe, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Harold's early years were spent as a machinist and worked at the Naval...
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Claire F. Kilpatrick

January 20, 1932 - February 15, 2017

Claire F. Kilpatrick passed away peacefully on February 15, 2017 at age 85. Born January 20, 1932 in Norristown, Claire was the daughter of Agnes (Franzen) and John McDermott. She remained a life-long resident and raised her family along with her beloved husband, William J. Kilpatrick Sr. who passed away in 1997. Claire was the loving mother of Eileen J. Kennedy (John), William J. Kilpatrick...
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Anna Marie Ochnich

February 9, 2017

Anna Marie Ochnich passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family and close friends on February 9, 2017. Born in Norristown, Anna Marie was the daughter of the late Jacob and Marie Arena Ochnich. Anna Marie will be deeply missed by her loving daughter Lisa Ann DiGuglielmo Morasco (Wade Fulmer) and her son Anthony M. DiGuglielmo, grandchildren Jennifer Morasco White (Ken White), Justin...
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Matthew Daniel Landherr

February 8, 2017

Matthew Daniel Landherr passed away on February 8, 2017, at the age of 28. Matthew is survived by his loving parents Gregory and Teresa Landherr, sister Kathleen, grandmothers Eileen Heiler and Jean Landherr, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Matthew graduated LaSalle College High School in 2006 where he met many loyal and close friends. Matt had a deep compassion for animals and...
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Laura Lorraine Dove

February 7, 2017

Laura Lorraine Dove passed away at home with her family by her side on February 7, 2017 at age 57. Born in Meadowbrook PA, Laura was the daughter of Florie (Gyselinck) and the late Donald Dove. She resided in Collegeville with her loving husband of 30 years, Edwin Kenworthy. Laura was the loving mother of Christopher Kenworthy (Dottie), Brittany Kenworthy (Robert), Corbin Kenworthy and Conner...
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Shirley P. North

December 3, 1927 - February 6, 2017

Shirley Patterson North, of East Norriton, PA passed away on February 6, 2017. He was 89 years old. Shirley was born on December 3, 1927 to the late George and Eva (nee Thomas) North in Richmond, VA. He had four older siblings who preceded him in death. Shirley graduated from Armstrong High School, and attended Virginia Union University where he became a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. He...
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Marilyn M. Demchik

July 2, 1939 - February 4, 2017

Marilyn M. Demchik, a lifelong Norristown resident, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. She was 77 years old. Marilyn was born on July, 2 1939 to the late Charles and Myrtle (nee Rodgers) Wood in Norristown and was a graduate of Norristown Area High School. She worked as an Electronic Technician for General Electric in a career that lasted over 20...
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Charles Richard Sacks, Sr.

November 12, 1957 - February 3, 2017

Charles Richard Sacks, Sr. of Phoenixville, passed away peacefully on Friday February 3, 2017 with his family by his side. Born November 12, 1957 in Norristown, he was the son of Marguerite "Peg" (nee Markland) Sacks and the late Charles Raymond Sacks, Jr. He was the beloved husband of Joanne (nee Onoszko) Sacks with whom he would have celebrated 37 years of marriage with on February 16, 2017. ...
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Nancy Lee De Mino

February 2, 2017

Nancy Lee De Mino passed away peacefully with her family by her side on February 2, 2017 at age 77. Born July 7, 1939, Nancy was the daughter of Laura (Santoni) and Sandy (Sam) De Mino. She was a life-long resident of Norristown. Nancy was the loving mother of Samantha L. De Mino Carfagno and her husband Gus and was the cherished grandmother of Sofia and Gus. She is survived by her brother,...
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William C. Peffley, Jr. "Bill"

April 30, 1929 - January 31, 2017

William C. Peffley, Jr. "Bill", of Norristown, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was 87 years old. Bill was born on April 30, 1929 to the late William C. Peffley, Sr. and Anna M. (nee Borr) in Reading, PA. He was a 1947 graduate from Central Catholic High School in Reading, PA and was the owner of The Catholic Shop of Norristown since 1958. He was a member of...
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Ethan Michael Mascaro

January 30, 2017

Ethan Michael Mascaro, an extraordinary young man, age 24, passed away suddenly at his residence in Downingtown, PA, on January 30, 2017. Ethan was the firstborn of Julie Mascaro Lick, and also the first grandson of Louis J. Mascaro, one of the owners of the local waste service company; J. P. Mascaro & Sons. Ethan also had the privilege of being the first of The Fourth Generation Mascaro legacy....
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Olive Lillian Cosier (Littlefield)

December 25, 1929 - January 29, 2017

Olive Lillian Cosier (nee Littlefield) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday January 29, 2017 with her family by her side. She was 91 years old. Born December 25, 1925 in Wells, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Iola (nee Goodrich) Littlefield and the beloved wife of the late Herbert Cosier. Olive is survived by her four daughters; Constance Herron (Samuel), Susan...
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Donald E. Rusie

January 26, 2017

Donald E. Rusie, a longtime resident of Haddon Township, NJ, passed away peacefully on January 26, 2017 at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife, Lyn, his two sons, Don and Bryan, his many grandchildren and one great grandchild. Don was born in Indianapolis, IN on November 18, 1933. He graduated from Arsenal Technical High School in 1951, and enlisted in the Marine Corps shortly thereafter...
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Jazlynn Elise May

January 26, 2017

Jazlynn Elise May passed away suddenly on January 26, 2017 at age 14. Jazlynn was the cherished daughter of Aliscia Miller and Rashee "Sheed" May and lived with her family in Schwenksville. Jazlynn is survived by her siblings; Rasheed "Zah'Air" May, Shyheed May, Jada May and Adonis May, grandmothers; Elaine Lecatsas, Judy Moyer and Barbara May, grandfathers; Michael Miller and Danny Evans and her...
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Maurine C. Salamone

February 26, 1926 - January 22, 2017

Maurine R. Salamone, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday January 22, 2017 at age 90. Maurine was born to the late Edward and Rubie (nee Dunn) Lester on February 20, 1926 in Memphis, Tennessee. She was the loving wife of 52 years to her late husband Salvatore A. Salamone Sr. Maurine was a devoted and active member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Norristown where she participated in...
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Martha M. Wilson (Culp)

January 19, 1932 - January 22, 2017

Martha M. Wilson, (nee Culp), passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at her residence surrounded by family. She was 85. Martha was born on Jan. 19, 1932 to the late George and Martha (nee Brazel) Culp and was a lifelong Norristown resident. She retired as a cafeteria worker with Bishop Kenrick High School and in her free time, enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, traveling, shopping, and was...
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Nancy R. Caffrey

May 17, 1930 - January 21, 2017

Nancy R. Caffrey, of Lansdale, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Einstein Montgomery Hospital with family by her side. She was 86. Nancy was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 17, 1930 to the late Richard and Anna (nee Slavin) Distel. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis Caffrey, who passed away in 1994. In her free time, Nancy enjoyed golf and bowling. Nancy is survived by her...
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Mary Jane DeMarco

March 4, 1931 - January 20, 2017

Mary Jane DeMarco, of East Norriton and formerly of Camden, Philadelphia, and Collingdale, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Suburban Community Hospital. She was 85. Mary Jane was born on March 4, 1931in Camden, N.J. to the late Anthony and Sarah (nee Gerst) Caruso. She was the loving wife to Armand J. DeMarco with whom she shared almost 50 years of marriage. Mary Jane was passionate...
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Thomas M. Pfender

July 2, 1937 - January 19, 2017

Thomas M. Pfender of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 19, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Born July 2, 1937 in Roslyn, he was the son of the late Frank J. and Catherine (nee Coughlin) Pfender and the beloved husband of Marie (nee Quartucci) Pfender, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Tom was a US Army Veteran and was honorably discharged in 1964. He...
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