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Our Obituaries

Louise M. Rotteveel

November 22, 1931 - February 25, 2021

Louise M. Rotteveel of Chadds Ford, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2021 surrounded with love by her family and the nuns and staff at Holy Family Home, Little Sisters of the Poor in Philadelphia. Louise was born on November 22, 1931 in Sassenheim, Holland to the late Cornelius and Nilah (nee Schonfeld) Rotteveel. In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by...
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Catherine P. Thompson

August 12, 1930 - February 22, 2021

Catherine P. Thompson, 90 of Ridley Park passed away Monday February 22, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 12, 1930 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph & Gertrude (Buchy) McGowan. Catherine was the oldest of seven children. Her father died of tuberculosis when she was only ten. This along with coming of age during the Great Depression and World War II...
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Carol D. O'Connor

July 3, 1936 - February 21, 2021

Carol D. O'Connor (nee Pitt) of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully at home on February 21, 2021, surrounded with love by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Richard and Ruth (nee Radcliff) Pitt. She is predeceased by her husband John J. O'Connor, Sr. She is survived by her sister Sr. Maria Fatima Pitt, her children: Jack (Mimi), Jim (Ellen), Michael (Debbie) and...
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Nancy Leigh Thomas

January 18, 1931 - February 20, 2021

Nancy Leigh Thomas, 90, passed away peacefully Saturday February 20, 2021 at her residence in Wallingford, PA. Nancy was the oldest of three daughters born January 18, 1931 to Faye and Bob Giddens of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She graduated from Tulsa's Will Rogers High School where she excelled in many activities including dance and drama. Nancy married Byron Thomas in 1953 during his last year of...
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Raymond C. Moore

August 28, 1936 - February 19, 2021

Raymond C. Moore of Ambler, PA passed away on February 19, 2021 at the age of 84. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles & Edna (nee Webb) Moore. He is survived by his beloved wife Anita of 27 years; children Bryan (Barbara), Kenneth (Patti), Eileen, Ted (Sharon), Kevin (Meredith) and Courtney (Bryan). Known as Pop-Pop to his 11 grandchildren; brother of Edward, William, Bruce...
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Ferdinando "Fred" Martino

June 19, 1934 - February 18, 2021

Ferdinando Martino 86 (Fred), of Essington, PA passed away peacefully on the morning of February 18, 2021 after lengthy illnesses. Born in Serino, Italy on June 19, 1934 to Liberato & Giuseppina (Rodia), Fred immigrated to Philadelphia, PA in 1955. In the next few years he met then married Florence Maffei in 1960 and settled in Essington, PA. During his life he worked many jobs, including...
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William "Chip" Essick, Jr.

September 9, 1938 - February 16, 2021

William "Chip" Essick Jr., of East Earl, Pa., who was a resident of Rose Valley, Pa. for more than 60 years, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2021, at the age of 82. The son of the late Grier Essick & Mary (née Blounts) Essick, Chip was preceded in death by his son Christopher. He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Susan (née Bair) Essick, his adoring children and step...
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Virginia "Ginny" Dorothy Mudrick Woyurka

October 11, 1935 - February 16, 2021

Virginia "Ginny" Dorothy Mudrick Woyurka, 85, passed away peacefully on February 16th, 2021. Ginny was a 60 year resident of Media, Pennsylvania. Ginny was born on October 11th, 1935 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Shamokin Area High School. She retired from being a Special Education teacher after a long fulfilling career in 1998. Ginny enjoyed gardening, baking, and spending time...
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William W. Berry, Jr.

June 19, 1942 - February 14, 2021

William W. Berry, Jr. (06/19/1942 - 02/14/2021), owner of Berry and Son Plumbing LLC, died peacefully after a prolonged period of illness. Predeceased by his parents, William W. Berry, Sr., and Margie C. Berry. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Joan; his children Mike, Megan and Bob. Also survived by his beloved sister Peggy and daughter-in-law Jen; three grandchildren, several great...
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Robert Newcomb, Jr.

March 2, 1938 - February 12, 2021

Robert Newcomb, Jr, of Southwest Philadelphia, born March, 2nd, 1938. Son of Robert Newcomb, Sr. and Elizabeth Barnes Newcomb Went to rest February 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by his brother Ralph Newcomb, daughter Elizabeth Newcomb Conte, granddaughter Kelly Anne Kestner and grandsons Jason and Timothy Firlein. He is survived by his loving sister Joan Abram (Dave) sons Robert ...
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Arthur A. Donzanti

March 23, 1927 - February 10, 2021

On February 10, 2021 Arthur (Art) A. Donzanti, Sr., 93, of Broomall passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with COVID. Art was born in Philadelphia on March 23,1927 to James and Lena (Imperiale) Donzanti. He proudly served for seven years in the US Army, the Coast Guard and the Merchant Marines during World War II, and the Korean War. He received eleven medals honoring his faithful...
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Edwin L. Nicholson

March 19, 1930 - February 10, 2021

Edwin L. Nicholson, age 90, died peacefully on February 10, 2021 at his home in Springfield, PA. Ed was born in 1930 to Jacob E. and Gladys (Trimble) Nicholson in West Alexander, PA. He graduated from Triadelphia High School in Wheeling, WV in 1948 and received his degree in Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1953, where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He was a...
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Helen J. McCauley

February 23, 1932 - February 5, 2021

Helen J. McCauley (nee Scullin) of Macungie, PA (formerly of Folcroft, PA) passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at the age of 88 on February 5, 2021. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late John & Marie (Parkhill) Scullin. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph to whom she was married for 57 years. She was also predeceased by her loving daughter Maryellen Copes...
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Charles "Chas" Rodia, Jr.

November 3, 1928 - January 31, 2021

Charles (Chas) Rodia, age 92, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2021. He lived in Broomall and was formerly from Southwest Philadelphia. His wife Christine (DeJulius) predeceased him in 2020. He is also predeceased by his parents, Charles and Marie (LaRagione), and brother Richard. He was a dear father to his daughter Debbie and son Michael (Jeanene), loving grandfather to Gina (William...
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Noel C. Albertson

November 4, 1929 - January 26, 2021

Noel C. Albertson, Sr., of Newtown Square, PA formerly of Media, PA passed away at the age of 91 on January 26, 2021 at the White Horse Village Senior Living Community in Newtown Square. He was born November 4, 1929 in Philadelphia to the late Noel & Helen (Stockley) Albertson. Noel graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a BS in History. From there he went on to serve his country...
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Madeleine (nee Giordano) Nowrey

September 5, 1924 - January 26, 2021

Madeleine Nowrey, age 96, went to her final resting place on January 26, 2021. Madeleine was born September 5, 1924 to the late Joseph Giordano and late Marie Gonnelli Visco. Predeceased by her beloved husband, George B. Nowrey, Sr. and her loving son, Paul Nowrey. Survived by her sons George (Ro), Joseph, and daughter, Carol (Brian McGonigle). Madeleine worked with the Federal...
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Rosaria (nee Cappuccino) Screnci

August 7, 1932 - January 25, 2021

Rosaria Screnci (nee Cappuccino) passed away on January 25, 2021 at the age of 88. She was a longtime resident of Folcroft. Beloved wife of the late Vincenzo Screnci. Devoted mother of Vittoria (Vincent) Romeo, Nick Screnci and Cecilia (Peter) Novellino. Also survived by her 5 grandchildren Domenic (Christina) Romeo, Vincent (Jennifer) Romeo, Christina Lacivita, Christopher (Corie) Smith and...
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Shannon M. Morgan

March 21, 1983 - January 22, 2021

Shannon M. Morgan of Ridley Park, PA passed away on January 22, 2021 at the age of 37. She was born in Wilmington, DE to Joseph & Diana (nee Pattinson) Morgan. She is survived by her beloved daughters Brenna and Braelyn (A. Murray); parents Joseph & Diana; many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends, all who loved her. Shannon was a graduate of Ridley High School class of 2001. She...
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Susan B. Sohn

October 3, 1941 - January 22, 2021

Susan B. Sohn, age 79, passed away from COVID-19 complications at Riddle Hospital in Media, PA on January 22, 2021. Sue was born in Washington, DC on October 3, 1941 to Andrew and "Betty" Beveridge. She lived in the College Park and the University Park areas enjoying horseback riding, swimming, dancing and piano playing as a child. Sue graduated from Northwestern High School (NHS) in 1959...
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Grace Marie Duncan

September 18, 1930 - January 21, 2021

Grace Marie Duncan, 90 of Eddystone passed away from natural causes on January 21, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 18, 1930 in Chester, PA to the late Daniel & Marie (DeMarco) Jones. She was a dedicated homemaker, she graduated from Notre Dame High School and loved her church, St. Rose of Lima in Eddystone. In addition to her parents, Grace was preceded...
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Letitia Ann "Letty" Faulkner

December 9, 1938 - January 21, 2021

Letitia Ann Faulkner (nee Shields), "Letty", age 82 of Norwood, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2021 at Little Flower Manor surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late James "Jumbo" Faulkner. Dear mother of Kathi Martin (Ed), Jim Faulkner III (Lynn), Letty Carney (Jim), Marion Johnson (Bob) and Tommy Faulkner (Kim). Sister of Eileen Ceraso, James Shields and the late Alice Hogg....
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Jayne B. (nee Huberman) Garrison

May 8, 1930 - January 20, 2021

Jayne B. Garrison (nee Huberman) passed away on January 20, 2021 at the age of 90. She was a longtime resident of Rose Tree. Beloved wife of the late Walter R. Garrison. Devoted mother of Jack Bacon and the late James Bacon III. Services and Interment Private.
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John M. Rude

March 21, 1941 - January 17, 2021

John Rude, Ph.D. John was the loving husband of Carol and father to Nina, and beloved John-Pop to Maddie, Delaney and Mackenzie. John is also survived by his brother Paul of Portugal. John was a 4th generation Californian, educated in Los Angeles and Geneva, Switzerland as a child. He graduated from UC Berkeley and completed a Ph.D. in radiation biology at the University of London. He was...
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Edmond T. Jones

September 21, 1945 - January 15, 2021

Edmond "Ed" Jones passed away on January 15, 2021 at the age of 75. He was a resident of Ridley Twp., formerly of Upper Darby & West Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Neely). Devoted father of Brett (Irene), Kevin (Carly) & Sharon (Frank) Buono. Dear brother of LeRoy Jones & Elaine Bienick. Also survived by his four grandchildren: Michael, Rocco, Lola & William. He retired from Sunoco...
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Richard E. Merchant

June 6, 1944 - January 12, 2021

Richard E. Merchant (Merch) of Chester, Pa. passed away peacefully on January 12, 2021 at the age of 76. He is survived by his brothers Glenn and Robert Merchant, his step-mother Dorothy Merchant, niece Arlene (Michael) Miniconzi-Lunness, nephews Joseph and Richard Miniconzi and Matthew Merchant. Great nephew Joseph Miniconzi III and great nieces Faith and Neriah Merchant. Plus cousins. He is...
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Patricia Kelly Surrick

May 29, 1939 - January 12, 2021

Patricia Kelly Surrick, 81, of Media, PA, died on January 12, 2021, surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, the Honorable R. Barclay Surrick, her children Kelly (Jeff Edwards), Maryann (Scott Popma), and Barclay, and her grandsons Benjamin and William Popma. Born in Flushing, NY on May 29, 1939, Patricia...
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Jared James Pattinson

November 1, 1990 - January 11, 2021

It is with deepest sorrow, that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, son, brother, family member and friend, Jared James Pattinson on January 11, 2021. Jared was born and raised in Prospect Park and was the sixth of ten children that the Lord gave to Susan and Kenneth Pattinson. Those who were blessed to know Jared have lost a shining light, that will never be extinguished. Jared...
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Donald "Donny" John Doyle

May 15, 1974 - January 9, 2021

Donald "Donny" John Doyle, of Crum Lynne, PA passed away on January 9, 2021 at the age of 46. He was born in Ridley Park, PA to Donald & Kathleen (Murtha) Doyle Donny Passed away January 9, 2021 surrounded by his family. Donny loved being with his children, grandkids and his dog, Lucy. He was an avid football fan, loved music and motorcycles. He loved working with his hands to reinvent/ re...
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Thomas F. Labrosciano

October 25, 1953 - January 9, 2021

Thomas F. Labrosciano 67 of Glenolden, formerly of Philadelphia. Died peacefully on Saturday 1/9/2021. Son of the late Thomas Labrosciano and Mary Carbone Labrosciano. Tom was an avid sportsman, he loved the outdoors and his family. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Gail Kestler Labrosciano, his children, Alison and Tommy, his grandchildren Nathan and Alexis. Also by his sisters,...
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Joseph H. Schmieg

June 9, 1947 - January 9, 2021

Joseph H. Schmieg, of Morton, PA passed away on January 9, 2021 at the age of 73. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Joseph & Marie (nee Campbell) Schmieg. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Ruthanne Schmieg (nee Thomson); children Joe (Andrea) Schmieg, Corinne (Chris) Brydges and Stephanie (Jaime) Murray; grandchildren Christopher, Jamie & Ian and his beloved dog Abby. He...
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Janet D. "Jan" Starzi

August 25, 1941 - January 8, 2021

Janet D. Starzi (nee Geppert) "Jan", age 79 of Folsom, passed away peacefully at home on January 8, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Anthony R. Starzi "Cuz". Dear mother of Sheri Mahon (John), Marie Starzi, Toni Ann Harris (Ray), and Anthony Starzi (Nicole). Sister of Cassie Langdon (Ed), Charlene Myers (Charlie) and Joyce Elliot (Chuck). Also survived by 9 grandchildren William Leone (Deanna),...
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Adama M. Figlarz

February 2, 1944 - January 5, 2021

Adama M. Figlarz of Millville, NJ more currently resided at The Wayne Center, PA passed away on January 5, 2021 at the age of 76. She was born in Przemyśl, Poland to the late Marü and Zdzisława Bogacka. She is survived by her son Martin Figlarz, daughter-in-law Nicole, and grandson Benjamin. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 44 years Wojciech, 2015. Adama enjoyed sewing, making...
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Gary "Smitty" Smith

January 14, 1953 - January 4, 2021

Gary "Smitty" A. Smith, 67 of Norwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at home on Monday January 4th, 2021. He was born January 14th, 1953 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to the late Dolores (Thomas) Largist and the late Robert J. Smith. He graduated from Northeast Catholic Highschool and attended LaSalle University. He worked as a dedicated construction worker for Local 57...
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Gerard "Jerry" Ward

November 11, 1955 - January 4, 2021

Gerard "Jerry" J. Ward, 65 of Prospect Park, passed away on Monday January 4, 2021 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was born November 11, 1955 in Darby, PA to the Mary (O'Connor) Ward Donegan and the late Hugh Ward, Sr. As a young child Jerry enjoyed playing on the little league team that his father coached. Growing up he enjoyed playing many sports with his brothers. As he...
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Joseph A. Flear

January 21, 1925 - January 3, 2021

Joseph A. Flear, age 95, long-term resident of Glenolden, passed away on January 3, 2021. He was born in Roxborough Philadelphia on January 21, 1925, the oldest of three children to Joseph H. and Anna (Leamon) Flear. He was predeceased by his brother Edward and sister Ann Struett. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Madeleine (nee Mulloy); children Joseph, William (Vita), Sr. Lynn (LSJ), John...
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Joseph Michael Base

May 12, 1951 - January 3, 2021

J. Michael Base on January 3rd, 2021 passed away. He is the beloved husband of Diane (née Szczepaniak). Loving father of Brian Base (Kim) and Christopher Base. Adoring grandfather of Rhiannon and Julianna. Devoted son of the late Margaret Base (née McKone). Cherished son of Joseph and Carol Base. Dear brother of Susan Kaniewski (Richard, deceased), Karen Steinberg (Samuel), Margaret McGinnis ...
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Mary Grace Ketchum

May 13, 1950 - December 31, 2020

Ketchum, Mary Grace (nee Davis) passed away on December 31, 2020, at the age of 70. She was a longtime resident of Clifton Heights. Beloved wife of Frank. Dear sister of John T. Davis, and the late Rosemary Davis and Robert Davis. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Services and interment will be private.
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Eileen T. Canavin- Lion

November 22, 1957 - December 28, 2020

Eileen T. Canavin- Lion, 63, of Norwood, PA, passed away at home on December 28th, 2020 surrounded by her family. Eileen, born on November 22nd, 1957 to Anthony and Philomena Stabinski in Philadelphia, PA. She immediately brought joy and laughter into the world. In 1992 she met William "Bill" Lion. The couple were inseparable from that moment on. Eileen & Bill have been married for over 23...
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Margaret L. Arnao

September 3, 1936 - December 27, 2020

Margaret L. Arnao (nee Falcon) of Prospect Park, PA passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at the age of 84. She was born September 3, 1936 and raised in Southwest Philadelphia. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph & Margaret (nee Carr) Falcon, her beloved husband Anthony Arnao, her son David Arnao, and her brother Joseph Falcon. She is survived by her son Paul Arnao; her brother Alan...
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Elizabeth "Beth" Van Wyk

November 25, 1962 - December 27, 2020

Elizabeth Ann Van Wyk, 58 of Norwood passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday December 27, 2020. She was born November 25, 1962 in Ridley Park, PA to the late Ronald & Mary Ann (Hartzell) Burch. She attended St. Gabriel's School and graduated from Archbishop Prendergast. Her faith played an important role in her life. Beth attended mass every weekend even when away. Beth has...
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Dana (nee Boyle) Hawa

October 21, 1938 - December 26, 2020

Dana Hawa (nee Boyle) age 82, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Hawa. Dear mother of Aileen Hawa Nirenberg. Sister of Helen Flanagan. Dana was the daughter of the late Joseph and Kathleen Collier Boyle. A graduate of Pierce College of Philadelphia she was a Flight Attendant with TWA Airlines, where she merited membership in TWA International Silver...
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Patricia S. Spaulding-Meredith

December 11, 1968 - December 26, 2020

Patricia S. Spaulding-Meredith of Bensalem, PA passed away on December 26, 2020 at the age of 52. She was born in Staten Island, New York to Dorrance & Helen (Brusca) Spaulding. She is survived by her beloved daughter Dakota Meredith; sisters Debbie Spaulding (Joe Eaker) and Kim Spaulding (David Dunn); adored nephew Jake Dunn; aunts May Heyer and Winnie Rodriguez; uncle Gene Cohoon; and many...
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John "Steve" Marczuk

June 6, 1958 - December 25, 2020

John Stephen (Steve) Marczuk, 62, originally of Harleysville, PA, passed away unexpectedly Christmas evening at his home in Ridley Park. He was the son of John K. Marczuk and Ruth A. Marczuk. Steve worked for Georgia Pacific and later its subsidiary, Unisource, for over 30 years. While working full-time, he also held part-time jobs through the years at local supermarkets (Henning's and Redner...
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Helen T. Schell

March 25, 1933 - December 25, 2020

Helen T. Schell (nee Weinmann) of Eddystone, PA passed away on December 25, 2020 at the age of 87. She was born in Southwest Philadelphia, PA to the late Frederick & Helen (nee Coleman) Weinmann where she was raised and spent almost her entire life. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Joseph J. Schell and her sister Elizabeth A. Scully. She is survived by her children Helen (Thomas)...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Anderson

October 7, 1947 - December 24, 2020

Elizabeth "Betty" M. Anderson 73 of Lester passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the Rosewood Gardens Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Broomall. She was born October 7, 1947 in Wilmington, DE to the late William J. & Mercedes (Deane) McDermott. Betty enjoyed going to the campground down the shore and sitting by the lake. She spent most of her time finding and implementing new cooking...
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Nora T. Howe

January 7, 1932 - December 23, 2020

Nora T. (Feeley) Howe of Folcroft, PA departed this life on December 23, 2020 at the age of 88. She was born in Chester, PA to the late Hugh and Norah Feeley. She was also predeceased by son Robert E. Howe Jr, grandson Michael B. Howe Jr, great-grandson Joshua M. Thomas Jr, sister Ann M. Peters, and brothers John P. Feeley and Thomas J. Feeley. Nora was a proud graduate of Chester High...
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Catherine M. Perna

June 26, 1932 - December 23, 2020

Catherine M. Perna (nee Bayer) age 88, passed away on December 23, 2020, at Little Flower Manor. Beloved wife of the late Fiore L. Perna. Loving mother of Catherine Perna Schwarzman, Suzanne Perna Fields (William) and Fiore Perna (Maria). Also survived by one granddaughter Stephanie Powell, one grandson Anthony, 1 great-grandson Dustin, her brother in law Alphonso Perna and many nieces and...
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Walter "Terry" Batty, Jr.

February 10, 1945 - December 22, 2020

On December 22, at the age of 75, Walter S. ("Terry") Batty passed away at home after working a ten-hour day. For five decades, as an attorney specializing in criminal law, Terry was committed to public service -- motivated by a passion for justice, fairness and equality. Along the way, he mentored scores of younger lawyers and in recent years, many college students seeking careers in law....
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Mary R. Avella

June 16, 1981 - December 19, 2020

On December 19, 2020, Mary Avella, beloved daughter, sister and Mother of two children passed away at the age of 39. Mary was born on June 16, 1981 to Marianne (Zeits) Avella and Stephen Avella. Mary worked for Acme Markets before she started a family and became a stay-at-home Mom and homemaker. Growing up, Mary especially loved spending her childhood with her "second Mom", Aunt Eleanor and...
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Traute M. DeAngelo

June 24, 1943 - December 15, 2020

Traute M. DeAngelo (nee Linder) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 15,2020 at the age of 77. She was born in Plon, Germany to the late Ernst and Lisalottie (nee Gross) Linder. She is survived by her beloved husband Pasquale; brother Gerhard (Peggy) Linder; children David and Michelle(John) Horn; nieces, nephews. Traute lived her life by her motto "actions speak...
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Nishan E. Elvanian

January 5, 1930 - December 15, 2020

Nishan E. Elvanian (Nick), gained his wings on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at the age of 90. Nishan was born and raised in Philadelphia where he lived most of his life before moving to Folcroft, PA in 2005. He is survived by his beloved wife Elisabeth of 70 years and his five children Lisa, Marion, Sylvia, Nishan and Dawn. Nishan is predeceased by his loving daughters Lisa and Sylvia and his...
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Alice Balbierer

May 5, 1935 - December 15, 2020

Alice Balbierer (nee Egan) Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother. Alice Balbierer, age 85, of Glenolden, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2020. Alice was the beloved daughter of the late Martin and Alice Egan and wife of the late Ernest (Ernie) Balbierer. Mrs. Balbierer was a graduate of West Catholic Girls High School in Philadelphia. Alice had many passions; she loved her position at...
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Kathleen T. (nee Drury) Bettcher

February 21, 1956 - December 15, 2020

Kathleen T. Bettcher, age 64, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, with her loving daughters by her side. She was born in Wynnewood, PA, the daughter of Robert James Drury and Catherine Charlotte Winkler. She was a resident of Ridley Township for the past 11 years. Kathleen had a successful career as a Document Specialist that she enjoyed for 20+ years and happily retired from...
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Patricia M. (nee McFadden) Glynn

October 15, 1932 - December 15, 2020

Patricia M. Glynn Longtime Sharon Hill resident Patricia M. Glynn, age 88, of West Chester and formerly of Sharon Hill died on December 15, 2020 peacefully at home surrounded by family. Pat was born on October 15, 1932, the daughter of the late Alexander and Josephine (nee Rohanna) McFadden. She graduated from West Catholic Girls High School. She worked at the Ridley Cold cuts for many...
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Margaret Elizabeth Cupaiuolo

March 30, 1953 - December 14, 2020

Margaret Elizabeth Cupaiuolo was granted her angel wings on December 14th 2020. Her final days were spent in the comfort of her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born on March 30th 1953 to the late George and Margaret Boothby. She graduated from Archbishop Prendergast in 1971 and worked as Vice President of J&M auto-repair for the past 21 years. She loved spending time with...
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John J. Winters, Jr.

October 17, 1939 - December 13, 2020

John J. Winters Jr., 81, passed peacefully on December 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Arleen (née Schaeffer), his parents John Sr. and Catherine (Née Tierney), his sisters Mary Mitchell (Walt) and Anna Geoghan (Tom). John is survived by his loving wife Patty/Tricia and his children Helene (Ed), Jack (Amanda), Mary (Matt), Francis, and Bridget O'Hara. Proud Poppy John...
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Raymond E. Foster

September 14, 1952 - December 13, 2020

Raymond Edward Foster, 68, of Springfield, died December 13, 2020. Ray was born September 14, 1952 and grew up in Southwest Philadelphia. His lifelong love of going "down the shore" started with his childhood summers spent there in the house that his father built. This love was passed down to his own family and continues to this day. Ray worked for the Xerox Corporation for 29 years and...
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George M. Raymond

October 24, 1929 - December 12, 2020

George M. Raymond suddenly passed peacefully in his sleep, on Saturday December 12, 2020 at the age of 91. George was born In Philadelphia and lived in Essington, PA his whole life. He is survived by his beloved wife Bobbie of 63 years; four children Susan Harris (nee Raymond), Cindy Detore (nee Raymond), George Raymond and Mike Raymond; grandchildren Crystal Richardson (nee Harris), Michael...
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Catherine Ann "Kate" Downing

April 8, 1946 - December 11, 2020

Catherine Ann "Kate" Downing, of Media, PA passed away on December 11, 2020 at the age of 74. She was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Carl & Evelyn Condron. She is survived by her beloved husband of 46 years Bruce and sister Deborah McGuiness, Nee Condron. Kate enjoyed flowers, spending time gardening and loving a number of pet dogs over the years. She received her Bachelor's degree from...
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Joan A. Eichinger-Bevan

July 26, 1959 - December 10, 2020

Joan A. Eichinger-Bevan, of Parkside, PA, passed away peacefully December 10, 2020 at Riddle Hospital, Media, PA, with her husband and son by her side. She was born July 26, 1959 in Philadelphia to the late Daniel B. & Regina (Evans) Eichinger. In her youth, Joan loved riding horses, fondly retelling stories of the family's ponies: Danny Boy, Moonshine and Sugarfoot. She proudly delivered the...
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Milton F. Nawrocki

October 9, 1927 - December 10, 2020

Milton Nawrocki, 10/09/1927-12/10/2020, Age 93, died Dec 11-2020 after an intense battle with Covid. He was preceded in death by his parents Michael and Anna Nawrocki, brother Stephan Nawrocki, and wife Helen. Milton, or Milt as he was known to family and friends, was born and raised down the meadows, and looked back often at that special place. He enlisted in the US Army in 1946, right out of...
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Kenneth L. Weyler

September 13, 1963 - December 10, 2020

Kenneth Louis Weyler, age 57, passed away suddenly, on December 10, 2020. Born September 13, 1963, in Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Henry G. and Patricia H. Weyler (nee Gormley). Ken grew up in Lansdowne and graduated from Lansdowne Aldan High School in 1981, where he played football and participated in the theater program. He was very proud of his starring roles as the Major-General...
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Bonnie L. Williams

November 24, 1943 - December 9, 2020

Bonnie Lee Williams, 77 of Folsom passed away December 9, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 24, 1943 raised in Folcroft, PA to the late Andrew & Ruth (Dawson) Shiels. She enjoyed her children, grandchildren and collecting figurines and knick knacks. In addition to her parents, Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Victor N. Williams, Jr. ...
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Francis M. Gillon

April 11, 1931 - December 7, 2020

Francis M. Gillon, age 89, of Glenolden passed away peacefully at home on December 7, 2020. Beloved husband of June (nee Waldov). Dear father of Franny (Gail), Steve (Vantuir), Michael (Susan) and Karen (John). Brother of Jeanne Thompson and the late Margaret Naimoli and Jack Gillon. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Francis was born in Philadelphia to the late Francis...
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Kathleen Florence DiMattia

April 1, 1935 - December 6, 2020

Kathleen Florence (Milligan) DiMattia, 85, of Eddystone passed away Sunday December 6th, 2020. She was born on April 1, 1935 in Philadelphia, to the late William and Gertrude(Sauer) Milligan. She grew up in the Meadows section of Southwest Philadelphia and then resided for 62 years in the Derwood Park section of Woodlyn. She started her career working for Prudential Insurance Company in...
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Dolores Bradley

February 4, 1935 - December 5, 2020

Dolores Bradley (nee Edwards) passed away on December 5, 2020 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Devoted mother Kathleen (Mark) Hamilton, Suzanne (Donald) Rehrig, Rosanne Bradley & Michael (Michelle) Bradley. Dear sister of Janet Marcone, Judy Ruane & Elizabeth Kaelin. Also survived by her four grandchildren: Clint, Charles, Joseph and Riley. Relatives & friends...
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Mary Walsh

April 11, 1958 - December 5, 2020

Mary Walsh, 62, passed away on December 5th 2020 at Taylor Hospital. She was born on April 11th 1958 in Darby, PA. to the late Joseph and Esther Walsh née Starliper. Mary was a longtime resident of Glenolden, PA. She graduated from Interboro High School in 1976. Prior to its closing, Mary worked at American Fibers Envelope Company. She spent a few years living in the Poconos, working at a...
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George T. Catania

June 8, 1941 - December 4, 2020

George T. Catania passed away on December 4, 2020 at the age of 79. He was a longtime resident of Ridley Twp. Beloved husband of Dot (nee Hackett). Devoted father of Dottie (Jeff) Kouba, Tricia (Joe) Devlin, George (Crystal) & Michele (Ed) Nespoli. Dear brother of the late Joe Catania. Also survived by his twelve grandchildren: Jeffrey (Crystal), Katelyn, Courtney, Eddie, Lexy, Sean, Autumn...
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Richard "Dick" Dischert

December 14, 1940 - December 4, 2020

Richard Albert "Dick" Dischert passed peacefully on Friday December 4, 2020 surrounded by loving family. He was 79 years old. Richard was the son of Alberta and Joel Dischert. He was a lifelong resident of Aldan, where he raised his family and ran his Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning business. He was an avid hunter and pilot throughout his life. He enjoyed spending time with his family...
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Frank S. Tropiano

October 24, 1941 - December 3, 2020

Frank S. Tropiano passed away on December 3, 2020 at the age of 79. He was born in Santa Caterina dello ionio, Italy, and came to the United States on July 17, 1954 settling in Philadelphia. He moved to his late residence in Secane in 1986. Frank proudly served our country that he loved in the United States Army. Frank and his brother Nicky were the proud owners of Frank's Steaks and Hoagies at...
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Martha Dizdar Everest

August 15, 1939 - December 3, 2020

Everest, Martha Dizdar – Longtime Tinicum Township Resident Martha D. Everest, 81, of Lester passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2020. She was born on August 15, 1939 in Chester, PA. Martha graduated from Ridley Park High School in 1958 with a specialty in administrative studies. Following high school, she began work as an administrative assistant at Mack Truck and Studebaker...
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Frances E. Perry

September 21, 1940 - December 3, 2020

Frances E. Perry (nee Doyle), of Essington, PA passed away on December 3, 2020 at the age of 80. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Mr. & Mrs. Doyle. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 56 years James Perry Jr. She is survived by children James (Pamela) Perry III, John & Gail (nee Wilson) Perry and their children Krissy and Jason (Molly) their son Jase, and Jeffrey ...
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George E. Graf

April 20, 1928 - December 1, 2020

George E. Graf passed away on December 1, 2020, at the age of 92. He lived in Ridley Park, PA for many years. George was a very kind man and was devoted to his family. He graduated from Collingdale High School in 1946, and was a member of the Alumni Association. Mr. Graf was a very proud Marine Veteran who served his country honorably. George was a hard working Warehouseman for over 37 years,...
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Sean McGlone

December 7, 1964 - November 30, 2020

Sean McGlone, 56 Essington resident, former owner of Carpet Contractors II, Incorporated. Sean McGlone, 56, of Essington PA, who loved spending time with his children and family and dog died suddenly November 30th, 2020 at his home. Mr. McGlone was born and raised in southwest Philadelphia. Mr. McGlone attended West Catholic boys high school. He built and started his own carpet company 36...
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Elaine Bausewine

August 1, 1927 - November 28, 2020

| Phyllis Elaine Bausewine, age 93, passed away on November 28, 2020. Elaine was a resident of Granite Farms Estates, Media since 1997 and formerly of Springfield for 54 years. Elaine was a graduate of Springfield High School, class of 1945. She attended the evening division of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She was an active member of the Main Line Chapter, Professional...
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Mary Ellen Cashin

August 25, 1937 - November 28, 2020

Mary Ellen Cashin, 83 of Collingdale passed away November 28, 2020 at Bryn Mawr Medical Center. She was born August 25, 1937 in Philadelphia to the late James & Mary (Dever) Carty. Mary Ellen attended St. James School and St. Leonard's Academy for Girls. After graduation, she worked at the A & P Company and later married. As she raised her children, she was active in the St Joseph's Mother...
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Anastasia F. Gudalewsky Fife

March 26, 1923 - November 27, 2020

Anastasia F. Fife (nee Gudalewsky) age 97, of Lester passed away on November 27, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Walter G. "Bud" Fife Sr. Dear Mother of Walter G. Fife Jr. "Bud Jr.". Also survived by two granddaughters Jennie Halter and Samantha Boyle; five great-grandchildren Lucas, Abbie, Brayden, Connor and Nolan, and her sister Betty Affleck. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna...
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Roseanne C. Hogan Saunders

May 21, 1929 - November 26, 2020

Roseanne C. Saunders (nee Hogan) age 91, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by her family on November 26, 2020. Beloved wife of the late John J. "Jack" Saunders. Dear mother of Eileen Fazzio (Joseph), John Saunders (Michele), William Saunders (Barbara), Robert Saunders (Jennifer), Roseanne Margis (Chuck) and Joseph Saunders. Also survived by 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and her...
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Frank J. Montecalvo

July 23, 1947 - November 24, 2020

Frank J. Montecalvo, 73 of Upper Chichester (formerly of South Philadelphia, Southwest Philadelphia and Upper Darby) Passed away Tuesday November 24, 2020. He was born July 23, 1947 in Philadelphia to the late Samuel & Elda (DiGiralamo) Montecalvo. Frank attended Bishop Newman High School before starting work as a Drill Operator for PENDOT. He eventually became a Bus Driver for SEPTA and...
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James J. Barrett

September 24, 1948 - November 22, 2020

James "Jim" J. Barrett age 72 of Ridley Park PA, passed away peacefully on 11/22/2020. He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to Margaret (nee DiPasquale) and James Barrett. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Dalton) Barrett for over 49 years. Dear father of Michael (Laurie) Barrett, Michele (David) Showalter and Melissa (Robert) Verlinghieri. Devoted Pop to Gavin, Aiden, Luke, Sophia, Cade,...
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Betty L. Templon Olchewsky

April 27, 1932 - November 18, 2020

Betty L. Olchewsky (nee Templon) age 88 0f Media, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Olchewsky. Dear mother of David J. (Nancy) Olchewsky and Lisa A. (Chris) Biordi. Dear sister of George (Linda) and the late John. Also survived by her sister in law Jeanne; seven grandchildren Kevin, Kyle, Anna, Laura, Olivia, Julia and Isabella and one great grandson...
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Alice M. (nee Fleischmann) Lamb

March 1, 1923 - November 17, 2020

Alice (Fleischmann) Lamb 97, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. She was born in 1923 in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania to parents Katherine & Frederick Fleischmann as the 5th of 8 children. She was married to Andrew John Lamb for 65 years who preceded her death in 2007. Alice is survived by her daughters Marie, Janet (Joe), Debra (Mike) and son Robert, 4 grandchildren, Katie ...
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Joan Van Osten

July 21, 1939 - November 16, 2020

Joan Van Osten (nee Buckley) age 81, of Glenolden passed away on November 16, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband Leigh Van Osten. She is survived by her four children, her granddaughters Samantha Van Osten and Leigh Ann Jenkins, and her sister Carol Boylan. Joan was born and raised in Philadelphia and was a graduate of West Philadelphia Catholic Girls' High School. She enjoyed reading,...
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John "Jack" Hawkins

October 30, 1946 - November 12, 2020

John "Jack" Joseph Hawkins, 74 of Glenolden, passed away on November 12, 2020 with family by his side. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Harold and Alice (nee Malloy) Hawkins. He was preceded in death by his wife and best friend of 45 years, Linda Hawkins, his brothers Harold and William Hawkins and his sisters Alice Ann Curran and Margaret Grace. Jack was a graduate of West...
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Marsha L. McGraw Delozier

August 1, 1941 - November 12, 2020

Marsha L. Delozier (nee McGraw) age 79, of Brookhaven passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 12, 2020. Wife of Delbert; Mother of Holly Florio, Kelly Murray and Michael Delozier. Also survived by seven grandchildren and her brother Rick McGraw and his wife Charlotte. Marsha was a 1959 graduate of Ridley Township High School; she was employed by both Long and Foster and...
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Nancy Lynn Lyle

February 19, 1955 - November 9, 2020

Nancy Lynn Lyle (nee Proffitt), 65 of Media passed away November 9, 2020 after a decade's long battle with Myelofibrosis. She was born February 19, 1955 in Darby PA to the late Claude J. & Edythe I. (Bernard) Proffitt. Nancy grew up in Milmont Park, PA and attended Notre Dame High School in Moylan, PA. She worked 30 plus years at Lankenau Hospital beginning her career in the pharmacy and...
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Catherine 'Kitty' Jurgaitis

May 10, 1939 - November 9, 2020

Kitty Jurgaitis of Brigantine, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended Saint Joseph's University where she received her degree in Education. Kitty was a well-loved 7th & 8th grade English teacher at Holy Spirit in Sharon Hill, PA. Her students will forever remember her as the Queen of sentence analysis and grammar. Kitty...
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James F. McLaughlin

January 30, 1948 - November 4, 2020

James F. McLaughlin of Philadelphia, PA passed away on November 4th, 2020 at the age of 72. He was born to the late James A.& Jennie (Siwak) McLaughlin on January 30th, 1948. James "Jimmy" was a graduate of West Catholic High School, and continued his education by graduating from Hussian School of Art in 1972. Jim was also very proud to be a Veteran of the United States Navy where he was the...
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James J. Robinson, Sr.

August 17, 1946 - October 31, 2020

James J. Robinson (JR) of West Grove, PA and Ocean City, NJ, (formerly of Chadds Ford) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family October 31, 2020, at age 74. He was born August 17, 1946 in Philadelphia, PA, to the late James F. and Dorothy (Murphy) Robinson. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Eileen (Scattergood), his daughter Lyndsay Stephens (Corson), son James J., Jr, and his...
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Elizabeth Ann Giuliano

August 30, 1944 - October 29, 2020

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Giuliano, 76 of Ridley Park passed away Thursday October 29, 2020 at the Crozer Keystone Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. She was born August 30, 1944 in Chester, PA to the late Joseph J. & Rose Ann (Garvey) Lennon. Elizabeth went to grade school at St Madeline School and graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1962. Betty was employed at State Farm Ins. Co....
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Harry J. Reid

October 13, 1937 - October 28, 2020

Harry J. Reid, of Media, PA, passed away on October 28, 2020, at age 83. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Harry Reid & Margaret (O'Neill) Bray. In 2007, Harry was preceded in death by his devoted wife of forty-seven years, Joanne (Roth) Reid. He is survived by his sister, Peggy Reid, and his four adult children and their spouses, Joseph Reid (Ian), Sheryl Barnhill (Brent),...
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Alice Clarke Gordon

April 30, 1941 - October 27, 2020

Alice Theresa Gordon, age 79, passed away peacefully in her home in Upland, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 surrounded by family. She was born on April 30, 1941 in Donegal, Ireland to William and Mary Ann Clark. In 1960, when Alice was nineteen years old, she left her home in Ireland to begin a new life here in America. She worked as a seamstress and worked with childcare. She...
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Edward Brian McMillan

November 10, 1935 - October 27, 2020

Edward Brian McMillan of East Fallowfield, PA passed away on October 27, 2020 at the age of 84. He was born in Hackney, England to the late Edward and Alice McMillan. Brian was predeceased by his beloved wife Barbara. He is survived by his loving son Christopher (Jennifer) McMillan, granddaughter Alison, and brother Ronald. Brian was drafted by the British Army for National Service...
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Paul Kenneth Metzger

September 29, 1948 - October 27, 2020

Paul Kenneth Metzger passed away peacefully on October 27, 2020 while recuperating at home from surgery. He was born in 1948 to Paul Bigler Metzger and Hazel Metzger (Thoman) in Columbia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Hempfield High School in Landisville, Elizabethtown College (BA in Political Science) and West Chester University (Masters Degree). He was a lifetime resident of Pennsylvania,...
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Paul Stallbaum

March 29, 1947 - October 25, 2020

Paul J. Stallbaum passed away suddenly on October 25, 2020 at the age of 73. He was a resident of Glenolden, formerly of Grays Ferry. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Cullinan). Devoted father of Diane (Mickey) Berry, Patty (Steven) Falance, Paula (Billy) Vadino, Cindy (Mickey) Haggerty, Jenny (Larry Griest) Stallbaum & Joseph (Amy) Stallbaum. He was survived by his twelve grandchildren: Michael,...
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Edward R. Horn, Jr.

July 8, 1931 - October 24, 2020

Edward R. Horn, Jr. 89 of Coatesville passed away Saturday October 24, 2020. He was born July 8, 1931 in Phoenixville, PA to the late Edward, Sr. & Helen (Kepp) Horn. He lived most of his childhood in Ardmore, PA. He raised his family for 47 years in Glen Mills, PA before moving to Coatesville, PA. Edward worked at Sun Ship in Chester as a paint shop Manager, night shift Superintendent and...
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Kimberly Bodenstine-Hoffman

January 19, 1962 - October 24, 2020

Kimberly Bodenstine-Hoffman, 58 of Lancaster (formerly Folcroft) passed away October 24, 2020 after a long, fierce battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Thomas & Mary (Drain) Bodenstine, born January 19, 1962. She graduated from Prendergast High School, Class of 1979. Kim received her Nursing Degree from Delaware Co. Community College, specializing for many years in geriatric care. ...
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Rita M. Paciotti

August 17, 1935 - October 24, 2020

Rita M. (Gilberti) Paciotti, age 85 of Essington, PA passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on Saturday October 24, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, PA she resided in Essington PA for over 50 years. She attended West Catholic High School. Rita worked for Estee Lauder and Strawbridges for over 25 year and won many awards. Because of this, she was known for having the smoothest...
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William Henry Barnes, Jr.

May 16, 1932 - October 19, 2020

Mr. William Henry Barnes, Jr. of Ocean City, New Jersey passed away on October 19, 2020 at the age of 88. Bill Barnes is survived by his children: Stephanie Cellini (Frank), William H. Barnes III, Christopher Barnes (Diane); sibling, Richard Barnes of Drexel Hill. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rita Mary (Dardis) Barnes and his son, Michael Edward Barnes (Kristi). He is survived by 11...
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Servina (nee Zappala) Sorensen Sanford

December 25, 1927 - October 19, 2020

Servina Sorensen Sanford, passed away on October 19, 2020 at the age of 92. She was born on Christmas Day 1927 to the late Joseph and Anna (nee Mink) Zappala. "Vean" loved the beach and boating, she always gravitated toward any body of water. She was full of energy and had a cheerful countenance. She loved family gatherings, being outdoors, and took pride in her gardening. She really enjoyed ...
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