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Our Obituaries

John E. Costello III

December 14, 1947 - May 28, 2020

John was born on December 14 1947 at the Ft. Crook Post Hospital (now Offut AFB) near Omaha, NE. He died at home in Prospect Park, PA on Thursday May 28, 2020 of complications from Parkinson's Disease. John was 72 years of age. John traveled the world as a young man following his father's career in the US Air Force. He saw the coronation of Elizabeth II in England, played football in Turkey,...
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John Joseph McGovern

August 20, 1958 - May 27, 2020

John Joseph McGovern, 62 of Woodlyn passed away Wednesday May 27, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland Boro. He was born August 20, 1958 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph E., Sr. & Ellen T. (Lawell) McGovern. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph E. McGovern, Jr. He is survived by his siblings Patricia Afflerbach (Dennis), Eileen...
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Hazel Dean Krimmel

December 5, 1934 - May 26, 2020

Hazel Dean Krimmel, 85 of Springfield, passed away peacefully in her home on May 26, 2020. Remembered for her benevolence, dedication, and warmth, Dean is survived by her three loving children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She has been reunited with her husband and youngest son who have been awaiting her in the afterlife. Dean was born in her childhood home in Omaha, Arkansas on...
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Louise A. (nee Crawford) Dunlap

July 26, 1924 - May 22, 2020

Louise A. Dunlap (nee Crawford) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, May 22, 2020. Born and raised in Glenolden, Louise was a resident of Glenolden for 82 years before moving to the Sterling Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Media in 2013. A graduate of Notre Dame High School, Moylan, she worked as a bank teller at M & T Bank for many years. Louise is predeceased by her parents, John...
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Maureen T. (nee McCunney) Owen

January 25, 1954 - May 20, 2020

Maureen Theresa (McCunney) Owen, age 66, died May 20th, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital. She was born January 25th, 1954 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital to Robert H. McCunney and Marguerite A. McCunney. Maureen grew up with her family in Briarcliffe, Pa and graduated from Cardinal O'Hara high school in 1972. She went on to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1977 and worked as a...
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Richard S. Baca

June 19, 1937 - May 18, 2020

Richard Baca, 82 of Media died Monday May 18, 2020 at the Wesley Enhanced Living Community of Media. He was born in 1937 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Benito V. & Dorothy W. (Storm) Baca. He graduated with a BS in biology from Bethany College in 1957, and later earned a master's degree from Temple University. Richard served in the US Army, and worked as a software engineer at Univac, and as a...
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James Hugh "Duff" Duffy

November 16, 1925 - May 18, 2020

James H. Duffy (Duff) passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Monday, May 18,2020. Born in Philadelphia, he was raised in Morton, lived in Norwood for almost 30 years before moving to Wallingford where he lived with his wife Rose for 40 years. A graduate of St James High School, he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII on the U.S.S. Monterey with future U.S. President Gerald Ford. Post War he...
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Patricia C. (nee Cardell) McCullough

September 11, 1938 - May 18, 2020

Patricia C. McCullough (nee Cardell), longtime resident of Folcroft, passed away on May 18, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born and raised in Glenolden. Pat was married 57 years to the late John P. McCullough. Patricia is survived by her 4 children Pat, Bill, Anna (Vince) Galantino and Sean. Pat has 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews (pre deceased by Beth,...
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Ellen B. Norman

January 22, 1954 - May 17, 2020

Ellen B. Norman, age 66, passed away due to complications with COVID19 on May 17, 2020 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Ellen was born in Bryn Mawr, PA to James and Teresa Burghart (nee McGill). Ellen enjoying spending her free time with family and her dogs. She was an avid animal lover. Ellen loved traveling and spending time at the beach. Ellen was a loving, caring and...
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Wayne Nicholas Szynal

December 17, 1953 - May 17, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Nicholas Szynal share news of his passing on May 17th, 2020. Wayne grew up in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia raised by the late William and Catherine (Swierczynski) Szynal alongside his younger brother, Alan. When he was young, Wayne took a paper route in order to get access to the Philadelphia Eagles games at Franklin Field. He...
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Ronald S. "Ron" Kender, Sr.

March 19, 1937 - May 17, 2020

Ronald S. "Ron" Kender, School Administrator & Air Force Veteran, went peacefully home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2020 at the age of 83. Ron was born in the coal mining community of Gary, West Virginia to the late Steve & Mae Scott Kender. Mr. Kender was a resident of Wallingford since 1978. He was a 1955 graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School and earned his bachelor's degree in...
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Vincent M. "POP" Tassoni

July 23, 1939 - May 16, 2020

Vincent Martin Tassoni, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to all died unexpectedly at the age of 80 on May 16, 2020 due to complications following heart surgery. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carol (nee Hill), his children Lisa Walsh, Mark (Melissa), David (Andrea), and Michele Shane (Jeremy), his grandchildren, Alex, Brendan, Chris (Joanna), Caroline, Nick,...
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Joseph M. Traylor

February 14, 1947 - May 15, 2020

Joseph Marion Traylor, born February 14, 1947 formerly of Huntsville, Al., passed away, May 15, 2020 in Glen Mills, Pa. He was 73. He was the son of the late Dr. Orba and Josette Traylor of Huntsville. He was preceded in death by his younger brothers Robert F. Traylor of Huntsville and Army Col John C. Traylor of Water Sound, FL. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Ann Gallagher of Glen...
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Virginia "Jinny" Nurthen

August 3, 1959 - May 13, 2020

Virginia (Jinny) Lee Nurthen, long time resident of Ridley Park died on Wednesday 5/13/20 at Taylor Hospital. She was 60 years old. For most of her life, Jinny was an avid walker. She could be seen walking down West Ridley Ave. She loved catching up with the old neighbors and checking on her childhood home. You would see Jinny at the 4th of the July parade every year. Jinny loved music,...
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Jane R. Fryckberg

October 26, 1926 - May 13, 2020

Jane R. Fryckberg, 93, of West Chester (formerly of Glenolden and "The Meadows", section of Southwest Philadelphia), passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Paoli Hospital. Jane was born on October 26, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late John and Helen (Galka) Ryback. Jane was a 1944 graduate of John Bartram High School in Southwest Philadelphia and an active member of St. George's Catholic...
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Rita Hayworth Doyle

June 29, 1940 - May 13, 2020

Rita Doyle (neeHayworth) age 79, a 50 year resident of Tinicum passed away on May 13, 2020. Beloved mother of Kevin Doyle, Michael Doyle and the late Thomas Doyle; dear sister of Franny, Terry and the late Dot, Lorraine and Jackie. Also survived by six grandchildren Matt, Samantha, Kristen, Madison, Steven and Ixchel. Rita was a dedicated family women who truly held the family close to her...
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Ralph (Ace) Ciallella

June 29, 1925 - May 12, 2020

Ralph (Ace) Ciallella, formerly of Secane, PA, passed away on May 12, 2020 at the age of 94. He resided at the Meadowview nursing home in Northfield, NJ for the past two years. Ralph was born June 29, 1925 in Crum Lynne, PA to the late Antonio Ciallella and wife, Benedetta (Castrelli) who were immigrants from Roccamandolfi, Italy. Ralph enlisted in the US Army at the age of 18 and proudly...
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Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto

December 30, 1934 - May 10, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto, age 85 Tony, Passed away peacefully on May 10,2020. Tony was happily married for 47 years to his wife Gloria (nee McNeill "Stillwell"), who he always called "His Honey". Retired from Roofers Local 30, he enjoyed his retirement years spending time with his family, who he loved deeply. Tony was an avid pool player, enjoyed playing poker, and watching his grandkids...
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Mary Elizabeth Hanlin

December 24, 1929 - May 9, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Hanlin (nee Lavender) passed away on May 9, 2020, at age 90 years, in Media PA. Mary was the second child of the late William Lavender and Martha Gallagher Lavender. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Mary was a graduate of West Catholic High School and later graduated from D.C.C.C. School of Nursing. Mary subsequently completed the Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of...
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Patricia "Pat" Weyler

March 18, 1941 - May 9, 2020

Patricia H. "Pat" Weyler (nee Gormley), age 79, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 9, 2020. Born March 18, 1941, in Morton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Dorothy E. (nee Hihns) Gormley. Pat graduated from Notre Dame Catholic Girls High School in 1959. She met her husband, Henry, at a dance at 69th Street, and they were married on May 6, 1961 at Our...
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Joyce Ann (nee Nesbit) Lewis

August 24, 1949 - May 9, 2020

Joyce Ann Lewis passed away on May 9, 2020 at the age of 70. She was the loving mother to Kenneth "Skip" & Stacey. Joyce was born on August 24, 1949 in Philadelphia to Sam and Lillian (nee Green) Nesbit. Joyce lived for her family. She loved the penny slot, summers in Wildwood, watching the Phillies and playing cards. She was a huge fan of Rod Stewart and dancing. Joyce was known for her...
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Florence L. (nee Cannan) McCalla

October 6, 1942 - May 8, 2020

Florence Laura McCalla 77 year's old resident of Sharon Hill, PA was called home to the Lord on May 8, 2020. Florence was born at Crozer Hospital in Chester, PA on October 6, 1942. In her young adult years she worked in the Banking industry while later on, she worked in the food service industry at Academy Park High School and Little Flower Manor Nursing Home. She grew up as a resident of Marcus...
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Leon J. Santoleri

November 12, 1930 - May 6, 2020

Leon J. Santoleri, age 89 yrs., passed away peacefully on May 6, 2020 after a long illness. He was born in Philadelphia and had a 26 year career in the Army Signal Corps serving at U.S. military stations worldwide. He was awarded the Combat Bronze Star, with other awards and honors, and retired as a Command Sergeant Major. He is survived by his wife Annamarie, daughter Angelika and son Ray. ...
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Rose R. "Rosie" Smythe

July 6, 1917 - May 6, 2020

Rose R. Smythe, "Rosie" of Broomall, formerly of Lester, PA passed away on May 6, 2020 at the age of 102. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John and Rose (nee Hober) Kacsur. Rose is survived by her children Rose Crawford, Jacqueline Badey, John (Sharyn) Smythe and Michael (Melanie) Smythe. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great...
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Allen Henry Nelson

August 14, 1940 - May 4, 2020

On Monday, May 4, 2020, Allen H. Nelson, loving husband, father of two, grandfather of seven, and friend of many, joined God in Heaven, at the age of 79 surrounded by his family. Allen was born on August 14, 1940 in Philadelphia PA. He was preceded in death by his parents Norman and Ida Nelson. Allen married Emma Linehan Nelson on August 28, 1965 and were married for 46 years. Allen grew up...
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James A. "Jamie" Super

August 3, 1952 - May 4, 2020

James "Jamie" A. Super passed away on May 4, 2020. He was a lifetime resident of Prospect Park, PA. Jamie graduated from St James High School in 1970 and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during two Tours of Duty in Vietnam. He later became a hardworking employee of Rollins Environmental in Bridgeport, NJ and later worked at Kimberly-Clark in Chester for many years. Loving son of the...
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Richard Hamilton Rea

October 5, 1931 - May 3, 2020

Richard Hamilton Rea of Media, PA died on May 3, 2020 at Riddle Village in Media, PA. He lived for 88 years. Born in Mount Lebanon, PA he was the son of the late Henry E. Rea Sr. and Dorothy G. Rea. After graduating from Mount Lebanon High School, Richard attended Princeton University where he majored in History. He was a graduate of the Class of 1953 with honors and a member of the...
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Dolores Marsh

December 20, 1946 - May 3, 2020

Dolores Marsh, 73 of Glenolden, PA passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, PA. She was born on December 20, 1946 to the late Chester and Alice (nee Szumski) Kudzin. Prior to retirement, Dolores worked as a legal secretary and also spent many years working at the Westbrook Getty Mart in Clifton Heights. She loved word puzzles and going to the shore with her family...
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Michael "Reds" Tait

May 10, 1957 - May 2, 2020

Michael Thomas "Reds" Tait Michael Tait, age 62, passed away on May 2, 2020 at Lankenau Hospital Hospice. Michael was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 10, 1957 and raised in the Briarcliffe section of Glenolden (Darby Township). At 17, Michael entered the United States Marine Corps where he actively served from April 1976 through April 1979. Michael was a proud Marine and was awarded medals...
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Roy B. Gorson

April 30, 1931 - May 2, 2020

Roy B. Gorson, of Millsboro DE previously of Folcroft, PA passed away on May 2, 2020 at the age of 89. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Martin & Lillian (Stressman) Gorson. Roy was predeceased by his beloved wife Anna (Colantuono) Gorson and his sister Kay Augustine. He is survived by his children Sharon (Bob) McGovern, Chris Gorson and Mark Gorson; granddaughters, Rachel (Tony)...
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Thomas "Tom" Motley

May 7, 1950 - May 1, 2020

Thomas "Tom" Motley, of Lima, PA passed away on May 1, 2020 at the age of 69. Born in Philadelphia, to the late Joseph P & Ann (O'Malley) Motley. Tom is survived by daughter Meredith Andre Motley of London England. He was predeceased by his brother Paul Motley and his son Thomas Ryan Motley. Tom was graduated from the Haverford College in 1968 and received a B.S. in Economics from the...
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Neil T. Gallagher

April 15, 1941 - April 30, 2020

Neil T. Gallagher, born April 15, 1941, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia and currently a 21-year resident of Secane, Delaware County, PA, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2020 with his wife and daughters by his side. Neil was one of 12 children, six boys and six girls, born to the late John F. Gallagher and the late Helen Gallagher (nee McMaster). He attended St. Francis de Sales School...
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Mary Louise Rodarmel

February 24, 1951 - April 30, 2020

Mary Louise Rodarmel , 69 of Norwood, Pa passed away Thursday April 30, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby. She was born On February 24, 1951 in Glenolden to the late Lewis and Mary Hansell She graduated from Interboro High School. She worked at Bullen Companies for many years. Prior to her passing she resided at St Francis Country House in Darby Pa. She loved to spend time with her...
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Barbara M. "Barb" Steuber

December 15, 1960 - April 29, 2020

Barbara M. Steuber "Barb" passed away at the age of 59, on April 29, 2020 at her home. She was born December 15, 1960 in Darby to the late Richard P. & Mary Ann (Gillespie) Steuber. Barb was a 1978 graduate of Interboro Sr. High School. She worked at Bullen Companies for many years before retiring in 2016. She loved sports, especially baseball. Barb loved the beach and spent many summers at...
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William J. Davis

April 2, 1939 - April 29, 2020

William "Bill" J. Davis, of West Chester, PA passed away peacefully on April 29, 2020 at the age of 81. He was born in Parkside, PA to Carl Sr. & Kathryn (Hampton) Davis. Bill is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen "Kay" Davis; daughter Victoria (Tom) Baluk; granddaughters Juliana and Laila Baluk. He was predeceased by his daughter Cynthia Georgine Davis Mellor. Bill enjoyed gardening...
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Elizabeth F. Webster

January 12, 1924 - April 28, 2020

Elizabeth Lillian Flegler Swezey Webster, passed away peacefully on April 28 at the age of 96. Elizabeth was born January 12, 1924 to Reverend Jacob and Lillian Flegler. Known to most as Libby, she was a vivacious, gracious, loving woman until Alzheimer's invaded shortly after her 85th birthday. Infamous for her shoulder shimmy, Libby retained her smile and sense of humor and prize winning...
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Robert A. Larsen

October 2, 1979 - April 28, 2020

Robert A. Larsen, of Swarthmore, PA passed away unexpectedly on April 28, 2020 at the age of 40. He was born in Middletown, PA to Robert E. Larsen & Donna Kohlbrenner. Robert is survived by Joseph Kohlbrenner, Valerie R. Larsen, Chris Ann Larsen, Michele Kirby and Peter DeSimone. He was predeceased by Robert W Larsen, Anna C Larsen, Jimmy Larsen, Josephine and Anthony DeSimone. Robert...
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Dorice Jean (nee Becker) Richers

July 12, 1930 - April 26, 2020

Dorice J. Richers, 89, on April 26th, from Riddle Village in media, formally of Blanchard and Sharon hill. She was born in Wilmington DE, on July 12, 1930 to Miriam and Joseph Becker. Dorice had a passion for reading and cross stitch. She was a devout Eagles fan. She also enjoyed listening to music and watching nature from her deck in Blanchard. In her earlier years, she was active in...
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Sami T. Rai

April 7, 1967 - April 25, 2020

Sami Rai was born on April 7, 1967, in the Holy Land, Jerusalem, Jordan. Sami lived on this earth for 53 years and died on April 25, 2020, of both COVID-19 and other ailments. Sami also had Glioblastoma in 2005 a type of brain cancer, for which over the years weakened his body. His desire to live for his two beautiful daughters enabled him to live all those years, with the great support from...
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Bernice E. (nee Wright) Howard

April 13, 1940 - April 25, 2020

Bernice Howard (Bonnie) passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in West Point, New York. She lived in Sharon Hill, PA. Bonnie retired from Fair Acres Geriatric Center in Lima where she worked for 30 years as a housekeeping supervisor. She is survived by two daughters Pamela and Tammy, three grand-daughters and four great granddaughters. She had a...
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Matthew J. Szafranski

January 1, 1939 - April 24, 2020

Born and raised in Wilmington DE, His love for the tenor saxophone and performing led to a musical career throughout the Tri State area. He enlisted in The US Navy and served aboard the USS Des Moines in the Mediterranean, as a radio operator. He was employed by The Delaware County Daily Times as Pressroom Foreman, Circulation District Manager and Department Head of Composing Room. He was a...
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Marianne Gastner

October 24, 1932 - April 24, 2020

Marianne W. Gastner, 87, went home to be with her Lord on April 23, 2020. She was born on October 24, 1932 the daughter of the late Byron E. Todd and Geraldine (nee Ayers) Todd. She was married to Frank Gastner for 57 years and is survived by her five children: Rick Gastner, Cynthia Mather, Jim Gastner, Russell Gastner and Kristen Lloyd-Wood. She was a grandmother of ten and a great...
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Michael A. Fanelli

May 30, 1940 - April 24, 2020

Michael A. Fanelli passed away on April 24, 2020 at the age of 79. He was a resident of Brookhaven, formerly of Bensalem. Beloved husband of Lois (nee Fleisher). Devoted father of Anne Marie (Michael McCullough) Kerezsi, Michelle Fanelli, Steven (Norma) Schultz and Herb (Stuart) Schultz. Also survived by his eight grandchildren, five great grandsons and his many nieces & nephews. A...
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Carmella L. (nee Piscopio) Poloncarz

December 12, 1936 - April 23, 2020

Camella L. Poloncarz, former Tinicum Township Resident Carmella L. Poloncarz, age 83 of Essington passed away peacefully at the Fair Acres Geriatric Center on April 23, 2020, in Media, Pennsylvania. Born in South Philadelphia, Carm was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School. Carm met her beloved husband, Norbert, at the Defense Supply Center in South Philadelphia. She was an Essington...
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Paul W. Frasch

April 18, 1956 - April 22, 2020

Paul W. Frasch passed away peacefully on April 22,2020. He was a wonderful friend and devoted resident of Elwyn. Paul was the loving son of the late William J. and Harrriet Frasch. He will be laid to rest with his parents and family privately at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens Cemetery in King of Prussia, PA.
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Larry F. Nonemaker

January 20, 1937 - April 21, 2020

Larry F. Nonemaker passed away on April 21, 2020, at White Horse Village in Newtown Square, PA. He was born in New Freedom on January 20, 1937, to Harvey Francis and Gladys Elizabeth (Swartz) Nonemaker. He attended Susquehannock High School. Larry received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College and a PhD in organic chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University. He worked for...
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Lorna F. Campbell

May 18, 1937 - April 21, 2020

Lorna F. Campbell of Aston, PA passed away on April 21,2020. Lorna was born on May 18, 1937 in Spangler, PA to the late George Funk and Susan West. She worked as a secretary for Westinghouse Electric and Atwell, Vogel & Sterling and held jobs at GC Murphy and Woolworths. She lived the majority of her life in Pennsylvania but also spent time living in Wilmington, Delaware and Corpus Christi,...
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Eleanor M. Hamel

March 8, 1935 - April 20, 2020

Eleanor M. Hamel, 85, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by her children at home on April 20, 2020. Eleanor was a devout Catholic born in Philadelphia to the late Edward Stevens and Bridget (Nolan)Stevens. She graduated from West Catholic High School , class of 1953. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph C Hamel Jr and mother of Joseph C Hamel III(Margie), David L Hamel(Julia)...
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Dominick P. Battel

October 12, 1981 - April 19, 2020

Dominick P. Battel, of Wallingford, PA passed away suddenly on April 19, 2020 at the of 38. He was born in Queens, NY to Patrick & Stephanie (Soraci) Battel. He is survived by his beloved wife Cortney; children Patrick and Avery; siblings Patrick, Jacquelyn, and Jim. Dominick's greatest joy came from spending time with Cortney, playing with his kids, working on his house, family meals and...
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Richard W. Palmatory

September 8, 1937 - April 19, 2020

Richard Walter Palmatory, 82 of Folsom passed away Sunday April 19, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland borough. He was born September 8, 1937 in Philadelphia to the late Thomas & Grace (Conklin) Palmatory. Richard started working for General Electric as a young man. He held many positions with GE, such as appliance painter and later, control panel wiring technician. He was...
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Stephen D. Pollard

March 25, 1941 - April 19, 2020

Stephen D. Pollard passed away on April 19, 2020 at the age of 79. He was a resident of Avondale, formerly of Mount Laurel, NJ and Ridley Park. Devoted father of Stephen C. Pollard. Dear brother of Carol Ann "Candy" Schreiber, Richard "Dick" Pollard, Suzanne Del Grande and the late Jay Pollard. Also survived by his two grandchildren Carly & Matthew. Mr. Pollard was a 1959 graduate of...
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Mary Agnes Byrne

December 17, 1927 - April 18, 2020

Mary Agnes Byrne of Collingdale, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Wallingford Manor. She was 92. Mary Agnes was the wife of the late Edwin Byrne. Mary Agnes was also preceded in death by her son Edwin Jr. (Kathy). She will be sadly missed by her children: James of Collingdale, PA, Thomas (Therese) of Fairless Hills, PA, Mary Miller (John) of Media, PA. She is also...
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Anita Jean Kiewel Donovan

April 18, 1929 - April 17, 2020

Anita Jean Donovan (nee Kiewel) of Media, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2020 with three of her daughters at her bedside. Anita was born in Parma, Ohio, 91 years ago to the late Walter and Regina Kiewel. After graduating from Lourdes Academy in Cleveland, Ohio, she met and married the late Daniel F. Donovan on February 12, 1949. Together they raised six daughters. In 1977,...
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Joseph Jennings

February 22, 1930 - April 17, 2020

Joseph F. Jennings, of Swarthmorewood passed away on April 17, 2020 at the age of 90. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late James and Sarah (McMonagle) Jennings, Joe was a graduate of West Catholic High School who proudly served in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S Postal Service. Joe was predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Joan (nee Kee) Jennings and his five siblings: Jim...
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Pauline Steinmeyer

March 11, 1922 - April 15, 2020

Pauline Steinmeyer, 98 of Folcroft passed away Wednesday April 15, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Med. Ctr. In Upland Borough. She was born March 11, 1922 in Philadelphia to the late Andrew & Catherine (Yawarski) Matkowski. In addition to her parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Howard, and seven siblings. Survivors include her children, Ernie (Beth), Howard, Sandy (Rich) Hatton...
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Loretta M. Plunkett

March 18, 1929 - April 15, 2020

Loretta M. Plunkett, age 91, of Glenolden passed away peacefully on April 15, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Plunkett. Loretta worked as a medical secretary for the University of Pennsylvania retiring in the late 1980's. She is survived by her four cousins Lorraine Murray, Regina Lawless, Dorothy Marinelli and Claire Reinke and many 2nd and 3rd cousins. Services and...
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John "Jack" Daly

July 10, 1959 - April 14, 2020

Jack Daly, of Prospect Park, PA suddenly passed away on April 14, 2020 at the age of 60. He was born in Darby, PA to the late William & Helen (Keating) Daly. Jack is survived by his dearly loved wife Nancy; daughter Jennifer (Jake); grandson Riley David; granddaughters Emmalynn Rose and Loralynn Grace; sister Maureen and nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Billy Daly...
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John "Jack" Lynch

April 30, 1934 - April 9, 2020

John "Jack" Lynch of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2020. He was born in Darby to William and Nellie Lynch on April 30, 1934. John graduated from St. James High School (Chester) in 1952. He married the "love of his life" Marie Cox on August 31, 1957 in St. Gabriel's of Norwood, PA. He worked as a machinist and inspector at Boeing for thirty five years. John treasured spending...
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Helen E. (nee Van Blunk) Cook

January 15, 1921 - April 9, 2020

On April 9, 2020, at the age of 99, Helen (Van Blunk) Cook of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully of natural causes at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Kirkwood, PA. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Paul, of 54 years and her parents John and Margaret (Wright) Van Blunk. Together, they had 7 children, Joseph (Antoinette), Geraldine (Thomas) Parker, Helen (Robert) Leonard,...
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Susan W. (nee Webster) Nee

August 16, 1946 - April 9, 2020

Susan W. Nee (nee Webster) passed away on April 9, 2020 at the age of 73. She was a longtime resident of Upper Providence. Beloved wife of John P. Nee. Devoted mother of John W. Nee and Marianne Spiotta. Dear sister of the late James Webster. Also survived by her five grandchildren: Patrick, Caroline, Peter, Megan & Tim. Services & Interment are private. In lieu of flowers...
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John "Jack" Schaefer

May 13, 1942 - April 4, 2020

John 'Jack' Schaefer, of Ridley Park, PA, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020, at the age of 77. He was born in Ridley Park, PA, on May 13, 1942, to the late Robert N & Cecelia M (McFadden) Schaefer. Jack is survived by his brothers Robert (Doris), William (Diane), George (Carol); sisters Cecelia 'Peggy' Schaefer, Kathleen Schaefer Heckman (Dale), Mary Beth Schaefer Thompson (Bruce); 12...
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Edward "Eddie" Chen

June 29, 1936 - April 3, 2020

Edward Benjamin Chen. On Friday 4/3/20, Ed passed away with the peace of God in his heart and his beloved wife, Cora, at his side. Ed was born on June 29, 1936 in Shanghai, China and grew up in Hong Kong before emigrating to the United States, where he earned degrees in Education from Seton Hall University and in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University. He married his true love, Cora, in...
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Ronald B. Stein

January 8, 1941 - April 2, 2020

Ron Stein lived until age 79, and is now at rest. He died a few minutes after midnight April 2, 2020 at home with Doris, his wife and partner of 35 years. With the gentle, caring support of Penn Medicine doctors, nurses and support staff together with Penn Home Health Care and lastly Penn Hospice, he had been able to stay comfortable in the place he loved most. After many years of health...
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William C. McKelvie

June 19, 1946 - April 1, 2020

William Charles McKelvie June 19, 1946 – April 1, 2020 William Charles McKelvie, of Woodlyn, PA entered into eternal life on April 1, 2020. Bill was born in Philadelphia, PA to Helen F. Frost and William W. McKelvie on June 19, 1946. Bill was a veteran of the US Navy. He was a Philadelphia Police Office for close to 25 years, rising up in the ranks to Captain. Upon his retirement, he...
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Anna "Anne" (nee Carlin) Vockel

October 24, 1930 - March 29, 2020

Anna "Anne" Vockel, formerly of Collingdale passed away suddenly on 3/29/2020 at the age of 89. She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Walter "Dewey" Vockel and grandson, Daniel Warren. Anne is survived by her three daughters, Anne Marie Bryan of Springfield, Karen Warren of Secane and Barbara McAleer of West Chester. She is also remembered and loved by her seven grandchildren, Kristina ...
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Helen Marie (nèe Cadigan) Sigda

March 3, 1935 - March 27, 2020

Helen Marie Sigda nèe Cadigan Helen Sigda, age 85, died in the early hours of Friday 27 March. A woman of intelligence, grace, sly wit, and quiet determination, Helen showered us all with love as daughter, sister, wife, mother, friend, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Helen was born 3 March 1935 in Somerville MA, the eldest daughter of Michael and Catherine Cadigan. She left her...
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Rita M. Donley

May 23, 1927 - March 26, 2020

On 03/26/2020 Our mother Rita Donley passed away quietly at Riddle Memorial Hospital Mom was preceded in death by our father William (Bill) Donley She is survived by her 3 children Patrick (Pat) of Jeffersonville Vt James of Clifton Heights Pa. Sharon Donley of Norwood Pa. Mom is also survived by 10 Grandchildren 17 Great Grandchild Mom was always passionate about her family...
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Pasquale "Pat" Schiavo

August 23, 1935 - March 24, 2020

Pasquale ( Pat ) Schiavo age 84 born in Philadelphia, PA passed on March 24th, 2020. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired as Chief of Ridley Creek State Park. Pat loved animals and enjoyed making his family and friends laugh. Pat is survived by his wife, Josephine Schiavo (Colavita), Three children: Theresa Perone (Schiavo), Lawrence Schiavo, Joseph Schiavo; Two grandchildren, Angelo...
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Margaret M. Baumert

June 28, 1935 - March 24, 2020

Margaret Mary "Peg" (Reilly) Baumert 6-28-1935 - 3-24-2020 Our mother passed away at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick "Bud" Baumert. She is survived by her sons Michael (Sue) of Atkinson, NH and Paul of Glenolden, PA; her daughters Debbie (Joe) Alessandrini of Williamstown, NJ, Patricia (Irwin) Block of Greenville, SC, Janet Palermo of...
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Harry Wellington "Skip" Clark, Jr.

April 2, 1944 - March 22, 2020

Harry Wellington Clark Jr., "Skip" age 75 of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on March 22, 2020. He worked as a Philadelphia Police officer for 20 years and upon retiring worked for U.P.S. for another 20 years. Son of the late Harry W. Sr. and Helen M. Clark; father of the late Robert Clark; brother of the late Helen Clark. He is survived by his sons Harry, Joseph and Michael; his sister...
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Angela M. Perrone

June 11, 1929 - March 22, 2020

Angela M. Perrone, of Media, PA passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020 at the age of 90. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Carmen & Edith (DiDomenico) Manzi. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Thomas Perrone. She is survived by her children Stephen (Ann) Perrone, David Perrone (Mario Navarro), Thomas Perrone, Andrew (Noreen) Perrone; grandchildren Saryn Perrone, Matthew...
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Patricia Ann Hasson

October 23, 1947 - March 21, 2020

Patricia Ann Hasson (nee Costello) passed away on March 21st, 2020 surrounded by her loving children, grandchildren and family. Pat was the only child of Frank and Catherine Costello and was born and raised in Southwest Philadelphia. She was a proud graduate of West Catholic High School Class of 1965. After graduating, Pat worked at the Quartermasters in South Philadelphia. She was a long-time...
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Kathleen Clifford Breslin Walker

August 31, 1941 - March 20, 2020

Kathleen Clifford Breslin Walker passed away peacefully on March 20th at the age of 78, after a week in hospice care. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Margaret (Naughton) Clifford. Raised in Upper Darby, Kathleen attended St. Laurence grade school and the Academy of Notre Dame De Namur. She spent the summers of her youth with her extended Naughton family in Avalon, NJ. ...
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Marie T. Christie

September 17, 1940 - March 20, 2020

Marie Christie, 79, of Secane, PA passed away on March 20, 2020. Marie's pride and joy was her family. She loved her husband, six children, and 18 grandchildren. Two words that summed up Marie were Faith and Love. Marie's unwavering faith and pursuit of spreading love and kindness was the core of Marie's being. Every person that came in contact with Marie walked away a better person. Marie...
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Mary Jane Dunne

April 17, 1935 - March 18, 2020

Mary J. Dunne, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on March 18, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born in Philadelphia to the late John & Ruth (Plauger) McDevitt. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John Dunne. She is survived by her children Kelly Dunne, Linda (James) D'Antonio and Edwin (Carol) Irvin, grandchildren Samantha (Spencer) Kahn, Tara and Aimee, siblings Jack and Stella. ...
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Johanna E. Coleman

October 30, 1938 - March 17, 2020

Johanna E. Coleman, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 17, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Harry & Lena (Kutz) Markhorst. She is survived by her loving sister Dorothy Markhorst; nieces and nephews Jane Markhorst, Dorothy Markhorst, Karen Thompson, Harry Markhorst, Patrick Markhorst, Joseph Crompton, Laurie Allard,...
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Gaetana (nee Sgalambro) Leccese

December 11, 1922 - March 17, 2020

Obituary Gaetana Leccese Gaetana Leccese, 97, died at Riddle Village in Media, Pennsylvania on March 17, 2020. Gae was born in New York, the only child of Maria and Francesco Sgalambro. She graduated from Brooklyn College during WWII and worked in advertising for Montgomery Ward before her 1948 marriage to Victor A. Leccese. Newlyweds Gae and Vito moved from New York to Tarrytown where...
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Frederick C. LeStourgeon

September 27, 1933 - March 16, 2020

Frederick C. LeStourgeon of Media, PA passed away peacefully on March 16th at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Ruth Ann (nee Sturges); loving father of Ellen Lawless, Frederick, Jr. (Kris), Paul Bradford (Patti) and Mollie Fredericks (Eric). Also survived by thirteen grandchildren: Anna, Caroline, Julia, Benjamin, Charles, Rebecca, Michelle, Brenden, Jonathan, Karl, Colin, James and Max. ...
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Marion V. Bonto

May 28, 1933 - March 16, 2020

Obituary for Marion V. Bonto May 28, 1933 to March 16, 2020 It is with great sadness that the family of Marion V. Bonto announce her passing on, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the age of 86. She was surrounded by her loved ones in her home where she resided for 52 years in Folsom, Pa. She was born and raised in Mount Carmel, PA, then moved to the Philadelphia area where she met her loving...
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Richard L. Scattergood

August 2, 1945 - March 16, 2020

Richard L. Scattergood, age 74, formerly of Norwood, PA, passed away on March 16, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Carol Scattergood; son of the late William and Ann Scattergood. Richard was a member of the Traditional 3rd Order of St. Francis and the Universal Living Rosary. He was a graduate of St. James High School Class of 1963 and St. Joseph College Class of 1974. He is survived by his...
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Claudette C. Albertson

November 17, 1933 - March 14, 2020

Claudette Albertson, beloved wife of Noel C. Albertson Sr., died on March 14, 2020 due to complications relating to Alzheimer's. Claudette is the mother of Noel Jr. (Ardmore, PA), Christopher (Media, PA) Timothy (now deceased, formerly of Allentown, PA), and Jennifer (Swarthmore, PA). Spouses of the four children are: Carolyn, Diana, Wendy and Lance. Her grandchildren are Josh, Emily, Benjamin...
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Mary P. (nee Buckley) Farrell

July 9, 1956 - March 14, 2020

Mary Patricia Farrell, 63, got her wings on Saturday March 14th, after a long battle with cancer. Raised in Upper Darby and a long time resident of Prospect Park, she graduated from Archbishop Prendergast high school. She found joy in her work as a vascular ultrasound sonographer but above all, in her family. As a loving mother and devoted wife to her soul mate Bill, Mary loved spending time in...
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Caroline M. (nee McGovern) Markun

November 10, 1927 - March 13, 2020

Caroline M. Markun died on March 13, 2020 at the age of 92. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA in an area locally known as the Meadows but spent most of her adult life as a resident of Norwood PA. Caroline was the beloved wife of the late Roland J. Markun and devoted mother to Roberta Renan (Jan), Carol Coakley, Janice Patrizio (Robert), Rosanne Pinto (Gregory), Kathleen Blinebury ...
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John F. Wallace

January 3, 1934 - March 12, 2020

John F. Wallace passed away on March 12, 2020 at the age of 86. He was a lifelong resident of Delaware County. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee Archer). Devoted father of John (Barbara), Michael (Linda), Brian (Nancy), Karen (Joe) Daly, Glenn (Lisa), Lisa (Mark) Robinson & Laurie (Tim) Costello. Also survived by his twenty four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Mr. Wallace...
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John J. Ulrich

April 8, 1931 - March 12, 2020

John J. Ulrich passed away on March 12, 2020 at the age of 89. He was a resident of Chesapeake City, MD, formerly of Norwood. Beloved husband of Louise (nee East). Devoted father of Scott (Carol) & the late Billy. Dear brother of the late Al & George "Shorty" Ulrich. Also survived by his many nieces and nephews. Services and Int. Private due to COVID-19 MANDATE
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Helga Cinalli

November 19, 1934 - March 11, 2020

Helga Cinalli, 85, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on March, 11, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Born November 19, 1934 in Furth, Germany, she immigrated to the United Stated and settled in Philadelphia in 1955 to be with her beloved husband, the late Vincent Cinalli. Her family was most important to her and she cherished their time spent together. Beloved mother of Victoria...
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John F. "Max" Lesher

June 4, 1958 - March 11, 2020

John F. "Max" Lesher, age 61, of Folcroft, PA formerly of Colwyn, PA, passed away on March 11, 2020. Max was a HVAC Technician performing mechanical repairs and maintaining heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Loving son of the late Frederick and Anna McCann Lesher; beloved brother of Bernard, Frederick, Daniel, Wayne, and Scott Lesher. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, 2...
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Fred Christie

June 18, 1939 - March 10, 2020

Fred Christie, 80, of Secane, PA passed away on March 10, 2020. Fred's pride and joy was his family. He loved his wife, six children and eighteen grandchildren. He was a skilled yard sale connoisseur. Fred retired from Willard, Inc. in 2001 after thirty three years with the company. He was born and raised in South Philadelphia. Work ethic, honesty and integrity were the core of his being. ...
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Maggie R. Kelly

September 12, 1925 - March 8, 2020

Maggie R. Kelly, of Sharon Hill, PA passed away peacefully at home on March 8, 2020 at the age of 94. She was born in Westminster, South Carolina to the late James & Dempie (McDonald) Rochester. She is survived by her loving daughters Mary Ann Walls, Betty (George) Harvison, Barbara (Michael) Turner; loving son Billy Seay and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by...
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Richard C. Subers

January 24, 1929 - March 8, 2020

Richard "Dick" C. Subers, 91 of Essington passed away March 8, 2020 at the Little Flower Personal Care Home in Darby. He was born Jan. 24, 1929, the 10th of 11 children to the late Robert F. & Elizabeth M. (McLaughlin) Subers. Dick graduated from Prospect Park High School and served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He enjoyed playing hockey and basketball as a young man and grew up to be an...
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Theodore "Ted" Mizerny

January 15, 1952 - March 7, 2020

Theodore "Ted" Mizerny, of Prospect Park, PA passed away peacefully at home on March 7, 2020 at the age of 68. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Alex & Elsie (Brown) Mizerny. Ted is survived by his brother Russell, nephew Michael, Donna J. Moore and Denise Monahan. Ted enjoyed music and taking care of his feline companions. He studied horticulture and loved more than anything,...
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Patrick James Savage

December 12, 1932 - March 6, 2020

Patrick James Savage, 87 of Media, PA (formerly of Eddystone, PA) passed away Friday March 6, 2020 at the U.S. Dept. Of Veteran Affairs Community Living Center in Philadelphia. He was born December 12, 1932 in Williamstown, PA to the late Harry & Kathryn (Kennedy) Savage. Pat was a proud Marine, Korean War Veteran. He later worked for Reynolds Metal in Chester, PA. He was a loving, family man...
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John J. Talyai

May 13, 1943 - March 5, 2020

John J. Talyai, of Holmes, PA passed away peacefully on March 5, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John & Anna (Warwick) Talyai. John is survived by his loving sister Joanne (Hugh) McBreen, nieces Patricia (Thomas) Riley and Elizabeth (Joshua) Diehl, Great niece's and nephew's Gary Ewell, Anna Riley, Zach Riley, John Dickison and Faylyn Diehl. John...
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Lawrence D. McCarron

August 28, 1943 - March 2, 2020

Lawrence D. McCarron, 76, lately of Media, PA, but otherwise a lifetime resident of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on March 2, 2020. He was born in Darby, PA on August 28, 1943 to the late James and Elizabeth (Harley) McCarron. Larry is survived by his nieces, Elizabeth Keenan, Theresa (John) Lawson and Claire Keenan, and his nephew, Joseph (Kathy) Keenan...
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Jean M. (nee Johnston) Finnegan

May 9, 1957 - March 2, 2020

Jean M. Finnegan, 62, of Sharon Hill, PA died Monday March 2, 2020 in her home. Born in Upland, PA., She was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and the late Alice E. (Quaile) Johnston. Jeanie lived in her home in Sharon Hill with her family for 33 years. Jeanie was a health coordinator with Taylor Hospital for 25 years. She was described by friends and family as a warm and vibrant presence....
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John L. "Jack" Kealey

February 19, 1934 - March 2, 2020

John L. "Jack" Kealey passed away on March 2, 2020 at the age of 86. He was formerly of Folcroft. Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (nee Tomlin) Kealey. Devoted father of Anna Marie Kealey, John (Tracey) Kealey and Tim (Betsy) Kealey. He was predeceased by his siblings Mary, Charles "Bud", Francis and Thomas. Also survived by his four grandchildren Caroline, Timothy, Meghan and...
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Allison Marie Saunders

August 5, 1981 - February 28, 2020

Allison Marie Saunders, 38 of Chesapeake City, MD (formerly Prospect Park) passed away at home February 28, 2020 in her mother's loving arms. She was born August 5, 1981 in Media, PA to Mario and Theresa (Ransom) Saunders. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a sister, Melissa Maher (Michael); nephews, Jaxon and Carson; niece, Shea; uncles, James (Eileen) & Frank Saunders;...
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Richard W. Regler

September 27, 1920 - February 27, 2020

Richard W. Regler passed away on February 27, 2020 at the age of 99. He was a former resident of Holmes. Beloved husband of Theresa A. (nee Kyle). Predeceased by his many brothers and sister. He was a proud Veteran of WW II and was a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Wednesday after 9:30 am at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301 Chester...
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Robert Stone

August 13, 1949 - February 25, 2020

Robert Stone (August 13, 1949 - February 25, 2020) Robert Stone passed away on February 25, 2020, surrounded by family. He was very hard working and worked at Jersey Cape Diagnosis Center for 10 years. Robert was devoted to his family and also loved his two cats Lulu and Little One. He was the devoted son of the late Robert Sr. and Esther Stone; beloved brother of Jack (Betty) Stone...
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Florence W. Christensen

July 15, 1923 - February 25, 2020

Florence W. Christensen (nee Milbert), age 96, passed away on February 25, 2020 at Fair Acres Nursing Home. Florence was a graduate of John Bartram High School and a member of several senior citizen clubs. Florence's primary focus was spending time with her family who she dearly loved. She was the beloved wife of the late Otto (Chris), devoted mother of Linda Christensen, Judy Christensen,...
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