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Our Obituaries

Eugene C. "Gene" Ceppetelli

July 28, 1939 - June 14, 2018

Eugene C. Ceppetelli "Gene" age 78 of Springfield passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Mary Joyce (nee Kirk). Dear father of Lisa Ceppetelli (Chris), Megan Murray (Sean) and Michael Ceppetelli (Molly). Brother of Shirley Ryan, Joyce Reynolds, Barbara Ceppetelli and the late Norman and Camillo Ceppetelli. Son of the late Aurelio "Chip" and Archisa "Jenny" Ceppetelli and Ines...
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Joseph William Dougherty

January 11, 1946 - June 13, 2018

Joseph William Dougherty Jr. passed away peacefully on June 13, 2018, in the company of his children, his friends, and his loving wife, Dianne Kobyrynka. Joe was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia and graduated from St. Joe's Prep and St. Joseph's University (class of '68) as well as the University of North Carolina. Joe lived in Media for the past decade, where he served as Vice President...
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Patricia M. Botta

March 20, 1956 - June 6, 2018

Patricia M. Botta (nee Davis), age 62, of Glenolden passed away on June 6, 2018. Patricia retired from UPS after 30 years of service. She was predeceased by her parents, the late Joseph and Phyllis Davis, and brothers Joseph Davis, Jr. and Phillip Davis. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Leo Botta, 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Also survived by 8 sisters, 2...
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Robert T. Morrissey

November 20, 1925 - June 5, 2018

Robert T. Morrissey, age 92, of Media, Pa. formerly of Folsom, Pa. passed away peacefully on June 5, 2018. He was predeceased by his loving wife Florence in 2013. They were high school sweethearts and shared 66 years of marriage. Robert was a proud Army veteran of World War II. His career was spent in the automobile business and his leisure time included boating on the Chesapeake and spending...
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Eleanor G.(nee Capacchione) Signore

December 3, 1930 - June 5, 2018

Eleanor G. Signore (nee Capacchione) died on June 5, 2018 at the age of 87. She was a longtime resident of Woodlyn. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Devoted mother of Joseph M. (Donna) Signore. Dear sister of Ann Myles. Also survived by her two grandsons, Michael and Christopher. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral on Tuesday after 10:00 am at the Cavanagh Family...
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Kyran J. Baker, Jr.

September 4, 1944 - June 2, 2018

Kyran J. Baker Jr., age 73, of Galena, MD. Formerly of Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home with his family on June 2, 2018. Beloved husband of Monika Baker (nee Getrost). Dear father of John Baker (Michele) and Michael Baker (Sallianne). Also survived by his 5 sisters and 5 grandchildren; John, Thomas, Kyran, Sarah and Keegan. Mr. Baker was an Army veteran proudly serving his country from...
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Jack D. Gardiner

February 4, 1937 - June 1, 2018

Jack David Gardiner, 81, of Norwood, PA, passed away early Saturday morning, June 2, 2018. He was born February 4, 1937 in Manhattan, NYC. Jack graduated from Stuyvesant High School in NYC. He met and married his first wife, Eileen, in NYC, who he was married to for 39 years. He received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from New York City Community College, and worked in the chewing gum...
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William "Bill" McDonnell

November 13, 1960 - May 31, 2018

William "Bill" J. McDonnell, 57 of Drexel Hill passed away on Thursday May 31, 2018. He was born Nov 13, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late William A. & Anne M. (Haggerty) McDonnell, formerly of Media, PA. Brother, Uncle, friend and Craftsman. Bill was a kind loveable man with a gentle soul. Animals and the elderly held a special place in his heart, especially dogs. He was a talented...
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Frederick F. Reber

July 9, 1947 - May 29, 2018

Frederick "Fred" F. Reber, Jr. 70, of Sharon Hill passed away Tuesday May 29, 2018 at his home. He was born July 9, 1947 in Ridley Park to the late Frederick F., Sr. & Mary (Bilger) Reber. After graduation from Sharon Hill High school in 1965, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, serving his country in Vietnam as a radio operator with honor. For the past 20 plus years he was a...
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Eric C. Marsh

December 21, 1955 - May 28, 2018

Eric C. Marsh, age 62, of Morton, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2018 at the Crozer Chester Hospice at Taylor Hospital. Beloved son of the late Rolfe S. and Jane E. Marsh. Eric attended Albright College and Widener University (forever) and obtained his Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He was an officer at the Delaware County Institute of Science. Relatives and friends are...
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Tonya Ellison

December 27, 1943 - May 26, 2018

Tonya Ellison passed away on May 26, 2018 at the age of 74. Born in West Virginia, she was a longtime resident of Norwood. Tonya worked for the Scott Paper Company. She enjoyed visiting family in West Virginia, gardening, watching the Animal Planet, crossword puzzles and crocheting afghans for family and friends. Tonya was predeceased by her parents C.P.O. (Ret) Aundrel C. & Naida...
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Joan P. Gaudioso

November 30, 1938 - May 26, 2018

Joan P. Gaudioso (nee Street), age 79, of Wilmington, DE formerly of Aston, PA, passed away on May 26, 2018. She was born and raised in Darby, Pa. and graduated from West Catholic High School. Prior to her retirement she was a longtime restaurant manager at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield, Pa, Casey's Restaurant in Newtown Square, Pa, and most recently at the Holiday Inn in Wilmington, De. Her...
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Helen E. Sabo

October 19, 1931 - May 26, 2018

Helen E. Sabo (nee Komada) of Philadelphia, passed away on May 26, 2018. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Wed (May 30,2018) at 10AM in the Church of St Agnes - St John Nepomucene, 4th & Brown Sts. Philadelphia, PA 19123. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N....
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Walter A. Jaskowiak

November 3, 1941 - May 26, 2018

Walter A. Jaskowiak Jr. passed away on May 26, 2018 at the age of 76. He was a longtime resident of Ridley Park. Predeceased by his parents Walter A. Sr. and Lucy Jaskowiak. Beloved husband of Christine A. (nee Lafferty). Devoted father of Joseph A. and the late Walter A. Jaskowiak III. Dear brother of Catherine Strezelecki. Also survived by his two granddaughters Lauren & Amelia, as well as,...
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James Joseph Diehl

February 18, 1945 - May 25, 2018

James Joseph Diehl passed away peacefully on May 25, 2018, at the age of 73, at St Martha Manor in Downingtown. He was born in Darby,PA on February 18, 1945 to the late Charles S. and Anna Hanarty Diehl. He was a 70 year resident of Collingdale,PA and formerly employed at Lansdowne Steel and Eaton Manufacturing. Jim enjoyed playing the organ and bowling and his hobbies included model...
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George Drum

June 12, 1931 - May 19, 2018

George Drum, 86 of Media died on Saturday May 19, 2018 at Lankenau Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 12, 1931 in Monaghan, Ireland to the late William & Erna (Christie) Drum. George was an avid classic car enthusiast who had worked as a technical writer and editor. In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by siblings William and Molly Drum. Survivors include...
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Michael H. Strolli

June 17, 1932 - May 18, 2018

Michael Humbert Strolli, 85 of Glenolden passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Friday May 18, 2018 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital. He was born in Philadelphia on June 17,1932 to the late Humbert & Jean (Donio) Strolli. Michael is survived by his wife and best friend of 55 years, Elaine. He was extremely loving and proud of his three children, Linda Strolli, Michael Strolli and...
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Joseph P. Capponi

December 12, 1927 - May 15, 2018

Joseph P. Capponi, age 90, on May 15, 2018. Predeceased by sisters Claire Driscoll and Marie Coleman. Survived by nieces and nephews Patricia (Terry) McKinney, James (Kathy) Driscoll, Paul (Ronnie) Driscoll, John (Jeannie) Coleman, Robert (Ann) Driscoll, Rosemary (Bill) Zwaan and Kevin (Al) Driscoll, and numerous great nieces and nephews. Originally from 70th and Wheeler Streets in Southwest...
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Joseph E. Ray

April 11, 1925 - May 14, 2018

— Joseph Edmond "Joe" Ray, 93, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 after a graceful and stoic journey through multiple health challenges. Well done, good and faithful servant. We love and thank you forever. Joe was born in Philadelphia on April 11, 1925, the youngest child of Margaret (Murphy) and William Ray. He married Virginia Grace D'Agostino, the love of his life, on Oct. 28, 1950. Joe...
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Joseph R. Charette

October 1, 1965 - May 14, 2018

Joseph R. Charette, age 52, of Norwood passed away on May 14, 2018 at Lankenau Hospital. Beloved husband of Michele Brooks; Step-Father of Nathan Stephano, Nicholas Stephano, Christopher Stephano and Lia Stephano; Pop Pop Joe to Riley, Luke, Patrick and Vincent; Brother of Raymond N. Charette Jr. Also survived by many other friends and family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his...
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Robert J. Flubacher, Sr.

May 5, 1933 - May 14, 2018

Robert J. Flubacher Sr. passed away on May 14th, 2018 at Crozer Hospital. Bob was born on May 5th 1933 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Bartram High School in 1952. He met his wife Joyce in 1953 and they later married in 1955. Together they raised their 2 children Donna & Rob. He worked most of his life as a refinery worker for Sun Oil. After retirement, Bob drove for community transit for...
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Anthony J. Mondello

November 13, 1919 - May 14, 2018

Anthony J. Mondello passed away on May 14, 2018 at the age of 98 after a brief illness. He was born and raised in Philadelphia and later moved to Folsom where he resided for fifty years. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Devoted father of Tony (Jane) Mondello, Linda (Thomas) Ferraro, Tina (John) Cuorato and the late Terence Conroy. Dear brother of John and Albert Mondello Also survived by...
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Ruth Evelyn (nee Stewart) Sciubba-Capodanno

May 2, 1952 - May 13, 2018

Ruth Evelyn Sciubba-Capodanno passed away suddenly on May 13, 2018 at the age of 66. Resident of Claymont, DE, formerly of Philadelphia. Beloved wife of John. Devoted mother of Theresa Donegan, Rosemary Meloney, Anthony Capodanno and Richard Capodanno. Dear sister of Rocco (Jennifer) D'Angelo and the late Linda May. Also survived by her 9 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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Michael (DJ) P. Douge, Jr.

February 8, 1987 - May 11, 2018

Michael (DJ) P. Douge Jr. age 31 of Media, PA, passed away on May 11, 2018 after sustaining injuries from a motorcycle accident. DJ was known and loved by so many, especially for his love of life, family, and friends. He grew up playing all sports but especially football where he played for St. Francis, O'Hara and Penncrest. DJ was known to be a loving protector for all those he cared for. His...
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David Eugene Ferguson

May 7, 1951 - May 7, 2018

David Eugene Ferguson, age 67, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, formerly of Aston, PA passed away suddenly on May 7, 2018. He was a loving, devoted, supportive, caring, sarcastic, and honest husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. And he was loved by all. David played softball for many many years, he played pitcher and started at the age of 8. In 2010 he developed a love for running...
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Christine M. (nee Collins) Carpenter

May 24, 1971 - May 7, 2018

Christine Marie Carpenter (nee Collins) passed away on May 7, 2018 at the age of 46. Christine was a longtime resident of Folcroft, Pennsylvania. Beloved wife of Michael Joseph Carpenter. Devoted mother of Gerald Michael Collins, and Gianna Claire Carpenter. Loving daughter of Christine Marie Eisenhower (nee Hutton), and the late Gerald Daniel Collins. Survived by her sisters Dawn Marie and...
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Charles J. Slaughter

October 5, 1949 - May 6, 2018

Charles J. Slaughter, 68 of Essington Passed away May 6, 2018 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was born Oct. 5, 1949 in Philadelphia to the Late Charles L. & Marion (Pettit) Slaughter. A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday June 16th from 3 - 7 PM at the Fox=Smith VFW 119 Carre Ave., Essington. Military Honors are scheduled for 4:30 PM
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Linda (nee Parker) Burke

May 31, 1960 - May 5, 2018

Linda Burke (nee Parker) passed away on May 5, 2018 at the age of 57. She was a longtime resident of Philadelphia. Beloved wife of Joseph P. Burke. Devoted mother of Brian, Scott, Shawn and Eric. Loving daughter of Lilian and the late George, and survived by her stepfather Roy. Also survived by her 4 grandchildren Brianna, Scott Jr., Kailyn and Shawn Jr.. Relatives and friends are invited...
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Patricia C. Morris Eppright

February 23, 1938 - May 5, 2018

Patricia C. Eppright (nee Morris) age 80, a longtime resident of Prospect Park passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late David J. Eppright. Loving mother of Lori, Mike and James Eppright. Dear sister of Betty Ann Baker and the late Helen Craig, Mary Morris, Joan Dennehey and George Morris. Patricia was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Moylan...
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Constance "Connie" Shanahan

August 12, 1951 - May 3, 2018

Constance "Connie" Helen Shanahan, 66 of Lansdowne passed away Thursday May 3, 2018 at the Crozer-Keystone Inpatient Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. She was born August 12, 1951 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James & Constance (Quigley) Shanahan. Connie was our very special sister. She was born with mental disabilities and later developed MS. She had many obstacles in life; but...
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Edna Bakanauskas Turner

August 3, 1928 - May 3, 2018

Edna B. Turner (nee Bakanauskas) age 89 of Folcroft passed away on May 3, 2018 at Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. Beloved wife of the late Richard Turner; Loving mother of the late Deborah Ann Brown; Dear daughter of the late Vincent and Monika Bakasauskas; Sister of the late Peter Kalvaitis, Joseph Kalvaitis (Florence), John Kalvaitis (Edna), Helen Kalvaitis (Archie), Anne Kalvaitis,...
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James "Sam" Chapman

June 26, 1943 - May 2, 2018

James C. (known by friends as Sam) Chapman, 74, of Lincoln University passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Jim was born June 26, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Clifford L. & Bridget T. (Cogger) Chapman. Jim was a veteran Staff Sergeant of the U.S. Army and retired from the Philadelphia Police Department after 21 years as a patrolman. He was an...
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James L. Wilson

July 3, 1944 - May 2, 2018

James L. Wilson, Age 73, of Upper Darby passed away peacefully on May 28, 2018. He was a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School, loved football and baseball, and enjoyed camping at the shore. Throughout his life he was employed by Saint Charles Seminary, the Naval Ship Yard, and Holy Spirit Parish in Sharon Hill. James was a very devout catholic and held the rank of 4th degree in the Knights...
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Mary C. Moffatt

June 10, 1947 - May 1, 2018

Mary C. Moffatt, Age 70, of Woodlyn, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2018 at home. Mary was a passionate teacher in her home land of Scotland, and later in the Ridley School District as a kindergarten teacher for 19 years. After retirement, Mary enjoyed many things such as travel, knitting, volunteering at Taylor Hospice and her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 44 years,...
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Blanche R. (nee Sfida) Verna

August 1, 1926 - April 29, 2018

Blanche R. Verna (nee Sfida) passed away peacefully on April 29, 2018, at the age of 91. She was formerly of Folcroft. Blanche was employed by Zenith products in Aston for years until her retirement in 1992. Her hobbies included crossword puzzles and watching movies and Plays. She was also an avid card player and participated in a card club. Mrs. Verna was very devoted to her family. ...
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Gary J. Pascuzzo

October 13, 1949 - April 27, 2018

Dr. Gary J. Pascuzzo, 68, of Media (formerly Memphis; Newark, DE; Fort Collins, CO; and New York) passed away Friday April 27, 2018 at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood. He was born to the late Joseph & Charlotte (Appello) Pascuzzo and raised in Glendale, Queens, NY, where he attended Christ the King High School. Gary's father died when Gary was 16, so to support the family, Gary worked as a...
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Francesca "Sisty" Rokosz Farley

February 3, 1933 - April 24, 2018

Francesca "Sisty" Rokosz Farley was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania on February 3rd,1933 and passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Don, (also from Minersville), her son, Frank (Katherine) her daughter, Lizzie (BJ Cunningham), grandchildren Daisy and Liam, her sister, JoAnn Daylor (Frank), and many beloved nieces and nephews. She attended Trinity College in...
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Joseph David Castellano, Jr.

August 3, 1958 - April 24, 2018

Early Tuesday April 24th the world lost an amazing man, Joseph David Castellano, Jr. He passed peacefully in his sleep. His personality was infectious. No one ever had a bad thing to say about him. When you thought of him, it was always a story of how you laughed together. Anyone who had the pleasure of spending time with him, knew his family meant everything to him. If you had the chance to...
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Ronald R. Francis

February 28, 1949 - April 24, 2018

Ronald R. Francis passed away on April 24, 2018, at the age of 69 years old. He was the beloved husband of 44 years to Margaret Mary Francis (nee Henry). Ronald was a devoted lifetime member of the Sharon Hill Fire Co. Services private
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Anthony J. "Tony" Saraceni, Sr.

November 17, 1932 - April 21, 2018

Anthony "Tony" J. Saraceni, Sr., 85 of Glenolden (formerly of S.W. Philadelphia) passed away Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Little Flower Manor in Darby. He was born Nov. 17, 1932 in Philadelphia to the late Vincent & Philomena (Petrarca) Saraceni. He started his career as a supermarket store manager with the Food Fair Co. and later with Pantry Pride and Shop Rite. His work ethic and dedication...
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Eric A. Lindale

March 28, 1936 - April 19, 2018

Eric A. Lindale, 82, of Media, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Riddle Hospital. Eric was born on March 28, 1936 in Liverpool, England, to Albert and Maud Lindale. He immigrated to the United States in 1966 and worked for Phillips Electronics researching cryogenic refrigeration for NASA and artificial hearts. He became a U.S. citizen in 1993. Eric enjoyed...
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Lucy R. Yadavia

March 13, 1920 - April 18, 2018

Lucy R. Yadavia, 98 of Broomall (formerly of Boothwyn, Holmes and Norwood) passed away Wednesday April 18, 2018 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was born March 13, 1920 in Philadelphia to the late Crescenzo & Lucy (Riggione) Yadavia. Lucy retired in 1980 as a secretary for the Civil Service Office of Personnel after 33 years of employment. Her affection for animals was evident in her tireless...
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William S. Garton

August 22, 1928 - April 18, 2018

William S. Garton, age 89, of Swarthmore, Ridley Twp., passed away on April 18, 2018. Beloved husband of Marion E. Garton and the late Marian R. Garton. Dear father of Lynn Paolucci (Jim), Cathy Cioeta (Steve) and Bob Garton (Paula). Brother of Jane Waters. Grandfather of Valerie, Alyssa, Kristen, Kevin, Matt, Bill, Dan and David; Great Grandfather of Cole and James. Stepfather of Rose...
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Joseph J. Thompson

April 10, 1925 - April 16, 2018

Joe Thompson passed away from heart failure on Monday 04/16/18 . Born on 04/10/1925 , Joe was 93 years and 6 days old . He is re-united with his beautiful bride Marie ( Brady ) ,his parents , three brothers , a sister , the " Brady Bunch "( as he called his wife's family ) and his buddy " Snoop " . He was the devoted father of two sons , Tom - " Rock " ( Margie ) and Bill " Biggie "( Vicki ) . ...
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Louis Saddic

November 3, 1995 - April 11, 2018

Louis A Saddic, passed away suddenly on Wednesday 4/11/18. He will be dearly missed by the many family members and friends he left behind. Louis is survived by; Lisa Saddic-O'Donnell (Mother), Robert Swindle (Father), Kailley Swindle (Sister), Dennis O'Donnell (Step-Father), Melissa Kelly (Aunt), Charles Swindle (Uncle). The family asks that donations in his name be made to any animal shelter. ...
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Eleanor Light

January 26, 1928 - April 8, 2018

Eleanor Light (formerly Eleanor Csop, Eleanor Sekela), 90, of Wilkes-Barre, PA, passed away on April 8th at Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima, PA. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Nanticoke, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Chwaschak Sekela. She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, class of 1945. Before retiring, she was employed by RCA in Mountaintop, PA for many years as an...
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Salvatore John "Tore" Fiore

January 10, 1951 - April 5, 2018

Salvatore John "Tore" Fiore, 67, a colorful and passionate promoter of all things "Delco," died April 5, 2018, after a valiant battle against cancer. He died at home with his wife, Corinne, and dear friend Gerry, at his bedside. A tireless cheerleader for Delaware County, Mr. Fiore was the executive director of Destination Delco, Delaware County's visitors' bureau, an agency he revitalized,...
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Stephen J. DelGuidice, Jr.

September 9, 1938 - April 4, 2018

Stephen "Steve" J. DelGuidice, Jr., 79 of Folcroft passed away Wednesday April 4, 2018 at the Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. He was born Sept. 9, 1938 in Philadelphia to the late Stephen J., Sr. & Catherine D. (Reed) DelGuidice. Steve was a graduate of St Thomas More class of 1956. He retired from the Sunoco Refinery in Philadelphia. Steve enjoyed bowling and was an avid boater. In addition...
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Albert L. Elko

April 16, 1930 - April 3, 2018

Albert Elko, 87, of Chadds Ford, PA, formerly of Media, PA, died April 3, 2018. He was born in Philadelphia in 1930, and grew up in Collingdale, PA. He was active in high school athletics, as well as the Boy Scouts, where he achieved Eagle Scout status, and graduated from Collingdale High School in 1948. After serving in the Naval Reserve, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a...
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Edward F. McBride

August 17, 1935 - April 3, 2018

Edward F. McBride passed away on April 3, 2018 at the age of 82. He was a longtime resident of Tinicum Twp. Devoted father of Christine Martello. Dear brother of Julie Ray. Also survived by his nieces & nephews. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. and a life member of Fox Smith VFW Post 4845 where he held various positions including Jr. Vice Commander. Services & Int. Private
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Edward J. Beiseigel

April 26, 1965 - April 2, 2018

Edward J. Beiseigel, 52 of Lincoln University, PA (Chester Co.) passed away April 2, 2018 at his home. He was born April 26,1965 and raised in Prospect Park, PA to Mary M. (Fitz-Gerald) Beiseigel and the late Donald R. Beiseigel, Sr. Eddie was a graduate of St. James Catholic High School. Eddie was employed by the Boeing Company for the past 33 years as an electrician and flight technician....
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Holenarasipur Y. Rajagopal

May 15, 1935 - April 2, 2018

Engineer, Writer and Passionate Promoter of Kannada Literature – H.Y. Rajagopal (1935 – 2018) Dr. H.Y. Rajagopal, beloved husband, father, brother, engineer, professor, honored litterateur, and inspiration to the Indian community, passed away in Philadelphia on April 2, 2018. He was 82. Rajagopal was born in Bangalore in 1935 to renowned educator and musicologist H. Yoganarasimham and...
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Michael J. Salmon, Sr.

February 28, 1952 - April 1, 2018

Michael J. Salmon Sr., 66 of Norwood, PA. passed away peacefully April 1, 2018 surrounded by his family. Son of the late John R. Salmon Sr. and Ruth (née Quinn). Mike graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School and was employed with Verizon for over 46 years. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and spending time with his wife, friends, and family. Survived by his beloved wife, Emily (Scelza);...
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Catherine E. Pisano

February 17, 1945 - March 31, 2018

Catherine Elizabeth Pisano (nee Boyer), 73 of Morton Passed away Saturday March 31, 2018 at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1945 in Philadelphia to the late George P. & Helen (nee Henry) Boyer. Catherine was a very giving and charitable person through food donation for BVM Catholic Church in Darby, Philabundance and volunteering with the Folsom VFW making care packages sent to Afghanistan. She...
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Carol A. (nee Mateu) Gallagher

December 21, 1954 - March 29, 2018

Carol A. Gallagher (nee Mateu) died suddenly in her sleep on Thursday, March 29, 2018. She was born in Philadelphia and resided in Secane, PA Carol was the organizer who kept the household running and everyone on schedule, and was the caretaker of the family dog, Jeeves. She was the Office Manager at HAN Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine at Crozer Keystone Health System in Delaware...
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Michael Pinto

September 30, 1962 - March 28, 2018

Michael Pinto, 55 of Woodlyn, passed away Wednesday March 28, 2018 surrounded by his family in Ridley Park. He was born September 30, 1962 in Chester to the late Dominic and Rose (Palaia) Pinto. Mike was a graduate of Ridley High School Class of 1980. He retired from Glen Mills School after 28 years. He enjoyed bartending at the Milmont Republican Club and spending time with his family and...
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Dorothy L. "Dee" McGrath

September 28, 1955 - March 27, 2018

With sadness we announce the passing of Dorothy (Dee) L. McGrath of Sharon Hill on March 27, 2018. She was born on September 28, 1955 in Philadelphia and raised in Upper Darby. As a registered nurse, she enjoyed caring for others and was a truly compassionate person. She was the loving wife of William McGrath, doting mother of Elise Morrow (Dennis), and adoring grandmother of Madelyn Morrow. ...
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Mary B. Testa

April 2, 1931 - March 27, 2018

Our Mother, Mary Testa, peacefully went home to Our Lord on Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018 at the age of 86. Born on April 2, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was a constant source of compassion and support to all who knew her. Known for her beautiful, rosy cheeks, Sunday spaghetti dinners, and love to crochet blankets for everyone, she created love and light in everything she touched and involved...
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Mary P. Tierney

October 19, 1921 - March 26, 2018

Mary P. Tierney (nee Roletter), 96 formerly of Wynnewood, PA, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at the St. Francis Country House in Darby, PA. She was born in Philadelphia on October 19, 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph A., Jr. & Kathryn A. (Lyons) Roletter. She attended Notre Dame de Namur and was employed by Bell of Pennsylvania. In addition to her parents, her husband, Lt....
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Ronald Miraglia, Sr.

August 13, 1943 - March 23, 2018

Ronald Miraglia Sr., age 74, passed away peacefully at the Taylor Hospice House on March 23, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie (nee Kinsley). Dear father of Diane Hess (Frank), Joseph Kinsley, Debra Miraglia, Ronald Miraglia Jr. (Jacqueline) and the late Christine Locantore. Beloved grandfather of eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Brother of the late Louis Miraglia. Dear...
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James "Jim" Puggi

August 22, 1966 - March 22, 2018

James "Jim" Michael Puggi, 51 of Folsom passed away March 22, 2018. Loving husband of Lisa (nee Harlan); Son of Mary Puggi (nee Bulack); Dear father of Morgan; Nephew of Catherine Renning; Son in law of Milt & Joanne Peak; Brother in law of Gina Harlan and Lauren Peak; also numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Jim worked as an auto mechanic in Delaware County for over 30 years, was a lifetime...
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Anna P. (nee McLean) O'Donnell

January 24, 1926 - March 22, 2018

Anna P. O'Donnell (nee McLean) passed away on March 22,2018 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph. Anna is survived by 1 brother, sisters, nieces and nephews. She was devoted to her family and was an avid Phillies fan. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Wednesday(March 28,2018), 10AM - 11AM in the Church of St. Gabriel, 233 Mohawk Ave,...
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Boniface A. "Bo" Miller, Jr.

December 29, 1937 - March 20, 2018

Boniface A. "Bo" Miller, Jr., age 80, of Folsom, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 20, 2018. He was born in Darby, PA and then raised in Drexel Hill, PA. Bo served 33 years as a CW-4 (Chief Warrant Officer 4) in the United States Army. He was dedicated and proud of his military service. Bo was a devoted father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family,...
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Mathew M. Smith

July 31, 1991 - March 20, 2018

Mathew Michael Smith passed away on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 in his home. He was born to Thomas and Diane Smith in Upland on July 31st, 1991. He grew and lived in Media, Pennsylvania for his entire life. Throughout his life, he had a vigorous work ethic. Whatever job he took, he was motivated by a desire to do the best he could to better the place. He loved working around the house and taking...
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Eleanor D. (nee Sauer) Mohan

May 20, 1931 - March 17, 2018

Eleanor D. Mohan (nee Sauer) passed away on March 17, 2018 at the age of 86. She was born in SW Philadelphia and graduated from John Bartram H.S. in 1949. She raised her family in Darby and later moved to Prospect Park. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Ada (nee Price) Sauer, her three brothers Edward, Charles and Robert, and her husband Anthony Joe Mohan. She was a...
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Charles J. Siefert,, Sr.

December 17, 1929 - March 17, 2018

Charles J. Siefert, Sr Age 88, of Newtown Square formerly of Millsboro De. and Prospect Park, Pa., passed away on March 17, 2018 He was a truck driver for Johanna Dairy Farms for 21 years. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Jane E. Siefert (nee Wilwert), and his brothers, Henry and Wilbert Siefert. Survivors: Son, Charles J. (Maryann) Siefert, Jr., Grandchildren, Charles J. Siefert, III,...
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Charleynne M. (nee Janaskie) Weber

April 22, 1929 - March 16, 2018

Charleynne M. Weber (nee Janaskie) passed away on March 16, 2018 at the age of 88. She was a longtime resident of Lester. Beloved wife of the late Wilhelm A. Weber. Devoted mother of Glenn, Cheryl and the late Alan and Ruth. Dear sister of the late Frankie. Also survived by her ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on...
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Adele B. Blonski

February 10, 1924 - March 15, 2018

Adele B. Blonski (nee Kedzia) Adele B. Blonski, age 94, passed away peacefully in Newtown Square, PA on March 15, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Adele was a longtime resident of Brookhaven, PA, previously residing in Eddystone, PA. A homemaker, Adele, enjoyed raising her family, spending time with her grandchildren, caring for her home, gardening, and arts & crafts. Being of...
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Alexander E. "Alex" Karkenny

July 22, 1939 - March 12, 2018

Alexander E. Karkenny, "Alex" age 78, of Media, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2018. Loving husband of Jo-Ann (nee Vandenburgh). Dear father of Scott (Bethany) and Chris (Gwendolyn) Karkenny. Also survived by his three granddaughters Olivia, Ashley and Blake; his brother Malko Karkenny (Jessie); sister Warday Scala (Vincent) and eight nieces and nephews. Alex was a Financial Advisor for 35...
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Margaret Catherine (nee Spatz) Gura

March 29, 1925 - March 11, 2018

Margaret Catherine (nee Spatz) Gura, 92 of Sharon Hill (also Virginia Beach) passed away peacefully March 11, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. Margaret was born in Philadelphia and was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Louise Spatz and her brother Richard Gustave Spatz. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and was dedicated to her family, grandchildren and great...
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Rosemarie V. Mahon

November 17, 1938 - March 11, 2018

Rosemarie V. Mahon, age 79, of Prospect Park, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late James R. Sr. and Myrtle J. Mahon. Dear sister of James R. Jr. (Nancy), Monica J. Harrell (James) and the late Constance McFadden. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Rosemarie was a grade school teacher for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 35 years finishing her career at...
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Charles J. Fullmer

October 31, 1924 - March 8, 2018

Charles J. Fullmer, Sr. 93 of Gillett, PA (formerly of Lansdowne) passed away at his home Thursday March 8, 2018. He was born October 31, 1924 in Philadelphia and retired as a Maintenance Supervisor after 30 years of service for CIGNA. He enjoyed the outdoors whether it be hunting, fishing or golfing. Charles was a proud WWII Veteran serving in the Marine Corps and loved spending time with his...
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Anna M. Winkelman

October 9, 1936 - March 7, 2018

Anna Mae Winkelman (nee Dzikus), of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully at home on March 7, 2018. She was born and raised in South-West Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Herman and Molly C. (nee Shields) Dzikus. She graduated from Bartram High School (class of 1954). After graduating she worked at PNB BANK before marrying William "Bill" in 1959. After raising her son, Anna worked...
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Pietro "Pete" Angilletta

October 14, 1958 - March 6, 2018

Pietro J. "Pete" Angilletta, 59 of Holmes passed away Tuesday March 6, 2018 at the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was born Oct. 14, 1959 in Philadelphia to Anna B. "Nancy" Angilletta (nee Lewis) and the late Pietro C. Angilletta. Pete was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and cheering on the Eagles, Flyers and Phillies. In addition to his father, he was preceded in...
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Concetta C. (nee Cucinotti) "Connie" DiFilippo

August 4, 1925 - March 5, 2018

Concetta "Connie" DiFilippo (nee Cucinotti), 92, of Drexel Hill, PA, died peacefully on March 5, 2018. Connie was loved by everyone who met her. Connie loved being around her family and feeding them macaronis and meatballs on Sundays. She celebrated wonderful holiday traditions, her Christmas cookies were legendary. She loved putting up great holiday decorations and set beautiful...
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Catherine L. Pelc

May 5, 1945 - March 4, 2018

Catherine L. Pelc (nee Lewis), age 72, of Drexel Hill, PA passed away on Sunday, March 4th, 2018 surrounded by her whole family at Crozer-Keystone Hospice Residence in Taylor Hospital. She was formerly of Woodlyn, PA and relocated to Drexel Hill to be cared for by her son and daughter in-law as her dementia progressed. She was the beloved wife of Ronald Pelc, Sr. They shared 50 years of...
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William J. Lauer

November 13, 1957 - March 3, 2018

William J. "Bill" Lauer, age 60, passed away on March 3, 2018 after a long illness. Beloved husband for thirty years of Arlene (nee Fritz). He is also survived by his sisters Suzanne Ferguson and Nancy King, his brother Michael Lauer, his twin Robert Lauer and his loving nieces & nephews, his in laws Andrew L. Fritz Jr., Nancy Fritz and his nephew Andrew I. Fritz. He had a great love of all...
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Richard William Jordan

March 6, 1946 - March 3, 2018

Richard William Jordan, age 71, of Glenolden Pa., passed away on March 3, 2018. Richard was born and raised in Darby, attended Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Grade School and graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School. He then was drafted by the United States Army and fought valiantly in Vietnam with the 1st Calvary Division. Following that he was employed by PECO until his retirement in June of...
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John J. "Jack" Kelly, Sr

March 3, 1936 - March 2, 2018

John (Jack) J. Kelly, Sr. John "Jack" J. Kelly, Sr., 81 of Collingdale, PA, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2018, just one day shy of his 82nd birthday. Born and raised in Philadelphia; he was the son of the late Edward and Catherine (Kenny) Kelly and was preceded in death by his siblings, Anna, Edward, Thomas, and Sister Dolores Immaculate, IHM. Jack...
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Robert "Skip" Goslin

July 5, 1929 - March 1, 2018

Robert "Skip" Goslin Robert passed away peacefully on March 1st 2018. Born on July 5, 1929 to the late William and Florence (Ivans) Goslin. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his son Robert Goslin, Jr, grandson, Matt Ettien, brother, William "Goose" Goslin, and sisters, Florence, Ruth, Julie, Helen, and Dot. Survivors include his beloved companion, Eileen Zadorzany, daughter,...
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Elizabeth Teresa (nee Gallagher) "Betty" Greer

February 19, 1926 - March 1, 2018

Elizabeth "Betty" Teresa Greer (nee Gallagher) of Swarthmore passed away on March 1, 2018 at the age of 92. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Patrick and Katherine (nee Bradley) Gallagher. Betty was also predeceased by her beloved husband John William Greer, her son John William Greer Jr., her siblings Catherine M. Gallagher, Patrick J. Gallagher, Jr., and baby William Gallagher. Betty was...
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Earl Alexander Stump

November 6, 1936 - February 27, 2018

Earl Alexander Stump, age 81, of Darby resided at Saint Francis Nursing home formerly of South Philadelphia and South West Philadelphia, passed away on February 27, 2018. During Earl's life time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends . Earl was a Phillies fan and enjoyed watching the game with a cold beer in his hand . Earl also enjoyed bowling with his buddies and going fishing....
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William T. Wade

September 15, 1944 - February 27, 2018

William T. Wade at the age of 73, of Newark Delaware, peacefully passed away on February 27, 2018. He is survived by his sons, Edward W. Wade of Newark, DE, and William T. Wade, Jr. of York, Pa. He was the owner of William T. Wade and Son Electric of Norwood, PA. He was also Director of Maintenance at Riddle Village in Media, PA. He loved to sing and his idol was Al Jolson. Bill was a proud...
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Merle T. Hinkle, Jr.

April 11, 1954 - February 27, 2018

Merle T. Hinkle Jr., passed away on February 27, 2018, at the age of 63, and was of Southwest, Phila. Loving son of Merle and the late Georgeanna Craig Hinkle; beloved husband of Marie (nee Sprameli); dear father of Kimberly Demski (Mike), Shannon Gandy (Arthur), Jessica Buckley (Eric), Joseph Hinkle and Tabatha Slaughter; dear brother of Barbara Weinraub (Mike), George Hinkle (Peggy), Charles...
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Dorothy McKenzie

February 2, 1932 - February 26, 2018

Dorothy Jean McKenzie (née Stahoski), of Prospect Park, passed away peacefully on February 26 at age 86. Devoted mother of Art (Maryann) McKenzie and loving grandmother of Scott McKenzie. She was the beloved daughter of the late Florence and Wally Stahoski. Dot was the joyous owner, operator and designer of Prospect Park Florist for 56 years, where she shared her knowledge with many youthful...
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June Donnelly

August 17, 1937 - February 26, 2018

June Donnelly (nee Young) passed away on February 26, 2018 at the age of 80. She was born and raised in Matewan, West Virginia and was a former resident of Ridley Twp. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Donnelly. Devoted mother of Frank, Steve (Margaret), Joe (Donna), Tom, Lynnie (Dinae), Donna and Debbie. She was predeceased by her eight brothers and one sister. June was survived by her...
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Eileen D. Morell

November 25, 1936 - February 26, 2018

Eileen Alice (Devlin) Morell, 81, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on February 26, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at home. Born in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Julia (Downing) Devlin. Eileen was the wife of the late John J. Morell, Sr. Eileen was a graduate of Saint Agnes HS, West Chester, PA. She retired from Guy's Cold Cuts in Glenolden after many...
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John "Jack" Grosso

October 1, 1919 - February 25, 2018

John "Jack" Grosso, 98, of Media formerly of Brewerytown and Glenolden, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2018. He was the beloved husband of 71 years of Irene (nee Goehler), dear father of Donna Pease (Russ) and Kevin Grosso (Sharon), loving grandfather of 5, great-grandfather of 7, a brother, uncle and friend. In his late teens, Jack worked as a "gandy dancer" and a brakeman for the...
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Agnes V. (nee Hunt) Esposito

January 21, 1932 - February 24, 2018

Agnes V. Esposito (nee Hunt) of Prospect Park passed away February 24, 2018 at the age of 86. She was born January 21, 1932 in Philadelphia to the late Patrick & Margaret (Smith) Hunt. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her devoted husband Joseph Esposito, who passed away February, 2017, after 63 years of marriage. In addition, she was predeceased by her sisters, Margaret...
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John J. Sciarra

May 6, 1934 - February 24, 2018

John J. Sciarra went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2018 at the age of 83. He was a resident of Wallingford, formerly of West Grove, PA. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Binder). Devoted father of Victoria (Brian) Magarity, Teresa (John) Hoffman, Daniel Sciarra & Stephanie (Steve) Truitt. Dear brother of the late Mary Morris. He was a loving grandfather to seven granddaughters and three...
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David F. McQuilling, Sr.

November 4, 1927 - February 22, 2018

David F. McQuilling, Sr. 90 of Villas, NJ (formerly of Ridley Park) passed away Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 at the Broomall Presbyterian Village. He was born Nov. 4, 1927 in Philadelphia to the late Lester & Dorothy (Thompson) McQuilling. David proudly served in the US Army 82nd Airborne Division during the Rhineland Campaign in WWII. He loved boating, exercising at the gym, was a Master SCUBA...
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Anne F. (nee Fisher) Riker

October 11, 1928 - February 18, 2018

Anne F. Riker (nee Fisher) passed away peacefully on February 18, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born in Massachusetts, raised her family in Media, retired to Florida and later returned to Media to be close to her family. She was the devoted mother of Louise Naismith (Don), Tracy Mannella (Lou) and Dana Riker Jackson (Tom). Anne was a loving sister to four older brothers who predeceased her....
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John Anthony Huber

May 7, 1931 - February 18, 2018

John Anthony Huber (Jack) died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, February 18th. Jack was a proud South Philly native from the "Devil's Pocket" and attended St. Anthony's grade school and South Catholic High School. He loved sports and relished his memory of scoring the winning touchdown for the 1950 Concordia sandlot championship football team. He was a longtime coach and mentor to young men at...
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Jennifer L. Good

August 18, 1984 - February 17, 2018

Jennifer Good, 33, died peacefully at home on Saturday, February 17. She is survived by her mother Patti Hurchalla, brother Jeff Hurchalla and her two daughters, Aubrey and Emmie. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Visitation Saturday after 9:30 am at the Cavanagh-Patterson Family Funeral Home, 43 E. Baltimore Ave., Media followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 am Int...
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Frances Isabel (nee Butler) Savage

November 20, 1921 - February 17, 2018

Frances Isabel Savage (nee Butler), a resident of Glenolden for 66 years, passed away on February 17, 2018, at the age of 96. Wife of the late Frank J. Savage (1964). She is survived by her son Frank, daughter-in-law Kathleen, granddaughter Kristy Seker, grandson Michael J. Savage, and great grandson, Eli Seker. She is also survived by a niece and nephew. Relatives and friends...
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Ruth I. (nee Foreman) Ewing

September 13, 1919 - February 16, 2018

Ruth I. Ewing (nee Foreman) passed away on February 16, 2018 at the age of 98. She was a former longtime resident of Glenolden. Beloved wife of the late James J. Ewing. Devoted mother of Robert J. Ewing, Linda Fleeger and Kenneth Ewing. Also survived by her six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Friday after 10:00 am at the...
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James P. "Pete" Costello

October 9, 1947 - February 16, 2018

James P. (Pete) Costello, age 70, of Middletown, formerly of Ridley Township and Foxfield, passed away on February 16, 2018. Loving and devoted husband to the late Diane Costello (nee Falvey), son of the late Charles and Margaret Costello, and brother to the late, Kac (Gene). Devoted and proud father of Jim (Mel) and Kevin (Lauren); loving Pop Pop to Lillianna and Kellen; brother of Peg ...
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Larry P. Bacon

June 24, 1953 - February 15, 2018

Larry P. Bacon, age 64, of Aston passed away peacefully on February 15, 2018 at the Taylor Hospice House. Beloved husband of Jackie File Bacon. Dear father of James David, Steven Matthew, Denise Maria (Chad Michael Parker) and Tina Elise (David Cameron Burgio). Also survived by his granddaughters Grace Clara Parker, Makayla DiCarlantonio and Faith Demboski; and stepdaughters Jacqueline Barlow and...
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Ruth M. (nee Moore) Sekel

March 28, 1935 - February 15, 2018

Ruth M. Sekel (nee Moore), of Folcroft, formerly of South Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 15,2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Ruth was a very loving and unselfish person who was especially devoted to her family. ...
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Joan M. (nee March) MacGregor

June 1, 1934 - February 15, 2018

Joan M. MacGregor (nee March) passed away on February 15, 2018 at the age of 83. She was a longtime resident of Essington. Wife of the late William "Mac" MacGregor. Devoted mother of Will MacGregor, Sue Grant, Patricia MacGregor & the late Matthew Scott MacGregor. Also survived by her six grandchildren & nine great grandchildren. Joan was active with the Tinicum Historical Society,...
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