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Our Obituaries

Helen T. DiFeliciantonio

January 26, 1927 - October 18, 2019

Helen T. (nee Coraluzzi) DiFeliciantonio passed away on October 18, 2019 at the age of 92. Formerly of Norwood and Swarthmore. Beloved wife of Pasqaule; devoted mother of Mark (Patty). John (Yvette), Stephen (Christy), RIchard (Sara), Patricia (Rick) DiJackson, and the late Robert; dear sister of Harry Coraluzzi, Marge Allen, Fran McHale and the late Millie Scarpello, Mary Ellsworth and Rae...
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Mary Lee Gibson

February 8, 1950 - October 16, 2019

Mary Dorothy Lee Gibson, aged 69 of Aston, passed away suddenly on Wednesday October 18, 2019. She was born to the late Doran Lee and Mary Dorothy Lee nee Bateman on February 8, 1950. Mary was proud to be a Daughter of the American Revolution, was active in Delaware County politics for many years, and was an avid collector of teacups. Above all, she prided herself in being the Family...
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Edward W. Wade

August 7, 1969 - October 16, 2019

Edward W. Wade, age 50, of Ridley Park, passed away on October 16, 2019. Beloved son of the late William T. Sr. and Vivian Herman Wade. Dear brother of William T. Wade Jr. (Christy). A 1988 graduate of Ridley High School, Mr. Wade enjoyed working with his father as an Electrician. He also liked watching WWE Entertainment. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his interment on Tuesday at...
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Nancy Jean (nee Digan) Webster

September 26, 1948 - October 16, 2019

The angels came to take Nancy Webster way too early. Nancy, 71 of Folcroft, passed away Wednesday surrounded by her loving family. Her strong and courageous fight against the evil called cancer is over. No more pain. No more tears. Instead, family and friends will always remember Nancy as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and true friend to anyone who needed one. She loved animals...
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Joseph F. McHale

May 10, 1922 - October 15, 2019

Joseph F. McHale, Age 97, passed away peacefully on October 15 at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, DC. Beloved husband of the late Theresa (McKinney) and the late Florence (McPhee). Dearest father of Joseph, Jr., Gerald and Richard (Dorina) and stepdaughters Sr. Geraldine McPhee, Sisters of Notre Dame DeNamur and Barbara Burns (James). Loving grandfather of Susan McHale and step...
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Carol A. Klekner

November 21, 1943 - October 13, 2019

Carol A. Klekner, 75 of Garnet Valley passed away peacefully at The Crozer Keyston Inpatient Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park on October 13, 2019. She was born November 21, 1943 in Philadelphia to the late Carl and Florence (Molino) Komisor. Carol was a graduate of Notre Dame High School and retired from the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard. She enjoyed spending time with her family,...
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Thomas J. Corsey

October 3, 1973 - October 10, 2019

Thomas J. Corsey, age 46, of Norwood passed away at home on October 10, 2019. Beloved son of the late Michael and Diane Corsey. Brother of the late Michael Corsey. Devoted father of Danielle, Thomas Jr., and Maryssa. Also survived by his two Uncles William Corsey and Walt Ritchie; one Aunt Antoinette Ritchie and his cousins Elizabeth Corsey and Walt Ritchie Jr.. Tom was a huge Philadelphia Eagles...
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Richard R. Fister

May 25, 1958 - October 9, 2019

Richard R. Fister age 61 of Aston, on October 9, passed away, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Richard was the devoted husband of Susan Santangelo Fister, his loving wife. Richard was a peaceful, easy going man who would do anything for anyone, especially his wife. He loved spending time with his family and especially enjoyed his granddaughter, Taylor and grandson, Vincent. He...
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Diane P. Lanzilotti

September 18, 1947 - October 8, 2019

Diane P. Lanzilotti of Springfield, PA passed away on October 8, 2019 at the age of 72. She was born September 18, 1947 in Upland, PA to the late Francis & Mary Blizzard. Diane was predeceased by brothers Buddy Eastburn and Franny Blizzard. She is survived by her loving husband Frank; daughter Lori Harrington; grandsons Ethan and Collin; sisters Rhoda Morgan, Doris McElwee and Ann (Joe) Acuff...
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Robert D. Gamble

October 20, 1946 - October 8, 2019

Robert D. Gamble passed away suddenly on October 8, 2019 at the age of 72. He was a longtime resident of Folcroft. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Gasior). Devoted father of Christy Brydges, Sara Morgenroth and the late Bobby Gamble. Dear brother of Joseph Gamble and the late Jim Gamble and Dolores Egolf. Also survived by 5 grandchildren Joseph, Allison, Olivia, Robert and Audrey. He was a...
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Rose R. Froio

August 8, 1929 - October 7, 2019

Rose R. (Argenio) Froio, 90 of Glenolden passed away Monday October 7, 2019 at Little Flower Manor in Darby, PA. She was born in South Philadelphia on August 8, 1929 to the late Lucy (Caporale) & Pasquale Argenio. She was the eldest of two children, Rose worked in her grandparent's bakery as a child. She later went to work in a tailor shop as a zipper-setter during her teenage years to help...
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John F. Palser, Jr.

November 5, 1940 - October 6, 2019

John F. Palser, Jr., age 78, of Kissimmee, FL, formerly of Norwood, PA passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Cornerstone Hospice Inpatient Unit at Orlando Regional Medical Center. John was born on November 5th, 1940 in Chester, Pa., son of late John F. Sr. and Esther (Smith) Palser. He worked at Southco Inc., a fastener manufacturer in shipping and receiving, for 42 years before retirement...
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Jacqueline J. File Bacon

April 11, 1957 - October 4, 2019

Jacqueline J. File Bacon age 62 of Aston formerly of Parkside passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 4, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Larry P. Bacon. Daughter of the late Samuel and Mildred File. Dear mother of Lawrence Barlow, Jacqueline Barlow, Jillian Barlow and the late Jason Barlow. Sister of Suzanne (Chuck) McCausland, Lawrence File, Donna (Bob) Jackson, Nancy...
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Dorothy B. Bierman

January 26, 1927 - October 4, 2019

Dorothy B. Bierman, (nee Shanahan), 92 years of age, of Norwood, PA, passed comfortably at home surrounded by loved ones on October 4th. Dorothy, one of fifteen children, was born in Glenolden, PA, and was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She made it her lifetime purpose to sacrifice the finer things in life for a higher calling, to provide a warm and...
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Russell R. Frymiare, Sr.

October 27, 1932 - October 2, 2019

Russell R. Frymiare Sr. of Norwood, PA passed away on October 2, 2019 at the age of 86. He was born October 27, 1932 in Philadelphia, to the late Harry & Frances (English) Frymiare. Russell was predeceased by his beloved wife Philomena; and brother Harry Jr. He is survived by his sons Russell Jr. (Dianna) and Mark; grandchildren Jennifer Stevenson and Valerie (Daniel) Lello; and great...
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Carolyn S. Clark

July 10, 1953 - October 1, 2019

Carolyn S. Clark (Salo) RN and CRA, of Drexel Hill PA passed away on Tuesday October First after a courageous fifteen year battle with breast cancer. She was born in Oceanside NY and grew up in Vestal NY. She was a graduate of Vestal Senior High School and Orange County Community College. She was predeceased by her father Wilho Salo, her brother Clifford Salo, and her step daughter Brittany...
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Michael J. LoBiondo

June 28, 1964 - September 29, 2019

Michael J. LoBiondo, "Mike The Barber", passed away suddenly on September 29, 2019 at the age of 55. He was a resident of Media formerly of South Philadelphia. Loving son of Louise Richetti and the late Albert LoBiondo. Beloved husband of Dolores. Devoted father of Michael (Christina), Christina, Stephanie, David, and Gabriella. Dear brother of Dana (Joseph) Giorgio and Dianne Donato. Also...
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Michele (nee Murray) Vaughn

January 3, 1959 - September 28, 2019

Michele Vaughn (nee Murray), age 60, of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 28, 2019. She was predeceased by her parents, John P. and Anna Mae Murray, her sister Patricia Murray, brother-in-law Richard Tillberry, and great niece Ricki Tillberry. Michele was a loving mother to Becky (Mike) Hughes and Steven (Tara) Vaughn, and devoted grandmother to Connor, Grace...
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Rosemarie (nee Palmer) Hiddeman

March 26, 1935 - September 26, 2019

Rosemarie Hiddeman (nee Palmer) passed away suddenly on September 26, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved mother of Eileen Loncola, William Jr. and Scott. She was the youngest of 7 children. Also survived by her 3 grandchildren, Jonathan, Elaina and Dylan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Visitation on Thursday after 10:00 am at the Cavanagh Family Funeral Home, 301...
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Donald Francis Gallagher

March 31, 1944 - September 22, 2019

Donald Francis Gallagher, 75 years of age, died at home on September 22, 2019. Don, as many knew him, was born on March 31st, 1944 in Philadelphia to the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Smith) Gallagher. Don finished High School, and attended Temple University, completing the police academy. He also took EMT classes in Delaware County. Don studied Nursing Assistance and worked a part time job as...
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Thompson Bradley

June 17, 1934 - September 22, 2019

Thompson Bradley, 85, Emeritus Professor of Russian at Swarthmore College passed away at his Rose Valley home surrounded by his family and their love for him. He was born June 17, 1934 in New Haven, Connecticut to the late Donald F. Bradley & Orril (Thompson) Bradley. He died of renal disease. He is survived by his wife, Anne Noble Bradley, daughters Alexa Bradley, Marya Bradley and Justine...
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Dennis F. Barry

October 27, 1945 - September 22, 2019

Dennis F. Barry of Media, PA passed away at home surrounded by his family, on September 22, 2019 at the age of 73. He was born October 27, 1945 to the late Dennis & Claire (Borek) Barry. Dennis is survived by his beloved wife Helen Barry; son Dennis Barry; daughter Dineen Carpenter and grandchildren Charlotte Carpenter and Victoria Carpenter. Dennis served his country in the United States...
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Nancy Ruth Hissey

January 21, 1930 - September 21, 2019

Nancy Ruth Hissey (nee Jones) of Erdenheim, PA and Maris Grove, PA passed away on September 21, 2019. She was born January 21, 1930, in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary Ivins Jones. Loving wife of 67 years to Theodore W. Hissey, Jr. and beloved mother of Ted Hissey (Diane), Dave Hissey (Laurie) and Barbara Johnson (Gary). Devoted grandmother to 15 grandchildren and 7...
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G. Earle Watt

June 10, 1927 - September 17, 2019

G. Earle Watt of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully in his home, on September 17, 2019 at the age of 92. He was born June 10, 1927 in Narberth, PA to the late Warren Sr. & Helen (Dickerson) Watt. Earle was predeceased by his beloved wife Marian Watt, sons Steven, Bobby and David, stepson James Smaracheck, brother Warren Jr. and niece Renee Watt. He is survived by stepdaughter Carrie (Rick)...
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Christena A. White Miller

January 20, 1939 - September 16, 2019

Christena A. Miller (nee White) age 80 of Collingdale passed away on September 16, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Miller Sr. Dear mother of Kathleen Ruda (Christopher), Linda Miller, Arthur Miller Jr., Christina Kelly (Dan). Sister of the late Russel White, Mary McFeeley, and Robert White. Also survived by 5 grandchildren Julia, Mikey, Danny, Amber and Dakota. Relatives and friends are...
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Michael J. Kerns

January 3, 1961 - September 16, 2019

Michael J. Kerns of Ridley Park, PA lost his battle with cancer on September 16, 2019 at the age of 58. He was born in Darby PA on January 3, 1961 to Marie Theresa (Nook) Kerns and the late Robert J. Kerns. Michael graduated from Ridley Township High School in 1979 and went on to graduate with honors from of the University of New Mexico where he studied engineering. Michael began his career as...
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Lois Ann Richards

May 7, 1954 - September 15, 2019

Lois Ann Richards (Leadford) 65 of Philadelphia passed away Sunday September 15, 2019 in Philadelphia. She was born May 7, 1954 in Philadelphia to the late James L. & Catherine (Manigly) Leadford. A loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother, Lois was a fighter from the time she was diagnosed as a child with cancer she loved spending time with her family, telling stories of her childhood,...
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Louise Riker Naismith

May 11, 1955 - September 15, 2019

Louise Riker Naismith, age 64 of Media passed away unexpectedly on September 15, 2019. Beloved wife of Donald M. Naismith; dear mother of Mac, Luke and Sam Naismith; loving sister of Tracy Mannella (Lou) and Dana Riker Jackson (Tom); Sister in law of Mimi Weiss (Manny), Elizabeth Naismith (Michael) and Catherine Naismith. Daughter of the late Andrew and Anne Riker. Also survived by 6 nieces and...
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Joseph R.. "Rich" Harris

November 25, 1936 - September 14, 2019

Joseph "Rich" Harris passed away on September 14, 2019. He was from Southwest, Philadelphia. Rich was employed by MAB Paints for 43 years. Beloved husband of Catherine D. Harris; devoted father of Donna Henry and the late Susan and Theresa Harris. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Services and interment private.
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Cory Martin

January 18, 1987 - September 13, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Cory Martin announces his passing on Sept 13th 2019. Cory was a hard working, loving and caring man. What he enjoyed most was spending time with his family, making people laugh, fishing and cheering for his favorite sports team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Cory will be lovingly remembered by his son Nate, girlfriend Cassy DiOrio, Mother Anne Botthof,...
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Mary A. Johnston

June 18, 1958 - September 13, 2019

Mary A. Johnston, 61, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children, on September 13, 2019. She was born on June 18, 1958 in Chester, PA to the late Josef and Antonia Kondor. She was a graduate of the Class of 1977 of Notre Dame High School. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and pets. She was joyfully awaiting the arrival of her first grandchild, Liliana....
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Robert L. "Bob" Gay, Jr.

May 20, 1943 - September 13, 2019

Robert " Bob" L. Gay Jr. of Oxford, PA passed away on September 13, 2019 at the age of 76. He was born in Chester, PA on May 20, 1943 to the late Robert and Ruth (Knox) Gay. Bob was a graduate from Monsignor Bonner in 1961, and continued his education at RETS Electronic school. Bob served his country in the United States Army. After proudly serving his country he began his career as a Master...
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Florence M. (nee Macklem) Kauffman

September 15, 1926 - September 12, 2019

Florence M. Kauffman "Floss" ( nee Macklem), passed away on September 12, 2019 at the age of 92. She lived in Media for many years and loved spending time with her family. Floss was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Media. She was a devoted Teacher's Assistant for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit and in her leisure time loved to crochet and work on crossword puzzles. Loving...
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Mary Ann C. Stocku

September 18, 1944 - September 11, 2019

Mary Ann C. Stocku (nee Schartner), age 74, of Folsom, PA passed away peacefully at home on September 11, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a graduate of Eddystone High School. Mary Ann worked at Boeing and Drummond Scientific for over 20 years. Some of Mary Ann's hobbies included cooking, gardening, and visiting Cape May and the Outer Banks. Spending quality time with family,...
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Joseph Mellace

November 12, 1935 - September 11, 2019

Joseph "Joe" M. Mellace, of Brookhaven, PA passed away on September 11, 2019 at the age of 83. He was born in Darby, PA on November 12, 1935 to the late Anthony & Palma (Munizzi) Mellace. Joe was a graduate of Springfield High School. Joe served his country in the United States Marine Corps. After proudly finishing his service in the Marines he opened a shoe repair shop in Morton, Pa. Joe...
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Thomas Charles Wiernicki

March 21, 1943 - September 9, 2019

Thomas Charles Wiernicki, 76 of Essington passed away Monday September 9, 2019 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland. He was born March 21, 1943 to the late John P., Sr. & Dorothy (Kiesel) Wiernicki. Thomas retired as a purchasing agent from CPV Manufacturing. He was a life member of the West End Boat Club, Springfield Lions Club and supported the Walnut Street Theatre. Survivors...
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Dorothy Marie Diggins

September 13, 1928 - September 7, 2019

Our Dottie Diggins "Couldn't be better!" For years this was how Mom answered when asked how she was doing. We are so grateful that she found joy in simply being alive and loved. Mom lived her life with an abundance of gratitude and grace. It was in peace and with grace that she took her final breaths early in the morning of September 7. Only a day earlier she assured us that she was not...
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Carol Rose Acker-Dever

December 11, 1958 - September 6, 2019

Carol Rose Acker-Dever of Prospect Park, PA passed away on September 6th, 2019 at the age of 60, surrounded by her family. She was born on December 11, 1958 to the late Gerald & Mary (Lawless) Burbidge. Carol was a graduate of Interboro High School and earned an Associate degree from Delaware County Community College. She had a prevailing career as a Logistic Manager of International Operations....
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Denise Debbie Barksdale-Brown

August 24, 1955 - September 4, 2019

Denise Barksdale Brown (nee Purvis), age 64 of Chester, Pa., passed away on September 4, 2019 at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Chester, Pa. Denise was the daughter, of the late Ollie Ruth Purvis Bailey, sister of the late Elaine Purvis and Pate Purvis, Jr. She is survived and dearly missed by: Parents, Pate and Verna L. Purvis, son, Ricardo (Ricky) Grasty, adopted daughters, Aisha Grasty and...
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Diane "Donnie" M. (nee Gill) Peterson

December 4, 1952 - September 3, 2019

Diane M. Peterson "Donnie", (nee Gill) passed away peacefully on September 3, 2019 at the age of 66. She was the loving daughter of the late Andrew and Theresa Crawford Gill and lived in Folcroft for many years and was very dedicated and devoted to her family. Donnie acted as a caregiver in her home to many children in the family and the neighborhood. She was a lifetime member of St George...
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Agnes M. McIntyre

October 22, 1931 - September 1, 2019

Agnes Marie McIntyre, age 87, of Wilmington DE, passed away on September 1, 2019. Agnes was the Director of Medical Records at Tri-county hospital for 19 years and at Elwyn for 7 years. After her retirement she loved spending time with her family and had many cherished moments with her daughter, Debbie She was predeceased by her husband Edward McIntyre, son, Michael Devlin, and step son,...
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Nancy J. Faust Bedwell

September 20, 1951 - August 29, 2019

Nancy J. Bedwell (nee Faust) age 67 passed away on August 29, 2019 at Crozer Keystone Hospice surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Lance Bedwell. Dear daughter of the late David and Florence Faust. Loving Step-Mother "Mom" of Alecia Bedwell, Shawn P. Bedwell (Tanya), Shannon Bedwell, Erin Lupi (John) and the late Marc Bedwell. Sister of David Faust, Bob Faust and Ethel Wetzel. Also survived...
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Jean Louise Cullen

November 2, 1952 - August 27, 2019

Jean L. (nee Briegel) Cullen, age 66 of Holmes section of Ridley Township, passed away peacefully at Taylor Hospice on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019. Jean was born to the late Charles W. and Mildred K. Briegel of Morrisville, Pa. She was a 1971 graduate of Pennsbury High School in Bucks County before moving to Delaware County in 1975. Jean resided in Linwood, Pa before moving to Holmes, Pa. in...
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Elizabeth L. Rheiner

January 13, 1932 - August 27, 2019

Elizabeth L. Rheiner, On August 27,2019 at home surrounded by love. Beloved mother to Suzanne (Murphy) Hall, 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She dedicated her life to friendships and the well being of others. She shared her love of Literature, and life experiences to all she touched. Forever in our hearts.
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Marion R. (nee Anderson) Zalecky

March 3, 1928 - August 27, 2019

Marion (nee Anderson) Zalecky passed away peacefully at home on August 27, 2019 at the age of 91. She was a longtime resident of Glenolden. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Devoted mother of Nancy and Stephen Zalecky. Dear sister of the late Albert Anderson. Also survived by 2 grandsons, Matthew and Mitchell. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Friday after 9:30...
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Kimberly Lentz

September 13, 1958 - August 23, 2019

Kimberly Lentz passed away August 23, 2019 at age 60 of a severe stroke. She was the daughter of Robert Lentz and Joyce Kummer. She is also survived by her grandmother Marjorie Kummer, her younger Brother Adam Lentz, her younger sister Heather Lentz and Niece Jesse Van Tassel. Kimberly was a resident of Elwyn institutes for her adult life and was well cared for by all the staff at Elwyn. She was...
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Edward H. Anskis III

December 14, 1963 - August 23, 2019

Edward H. Anskis III, 55, of Eddystone, PA, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland, PA. He was born Dec. 14, 1963 in Philadelphia to Edward H., Jr. & the late Janellen M. (McCann) Anskis. He was a 1981 graduate of George Washington High School in Philadelphia. Edward owned Chester Transmissions and was a sports car enthusiast. He was a dedicated...
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Marie G. Diem

July 29, 1940 - August 21, 2019

Marie G. Diem, 79 of Lafayette Hill (formerly West Philadelphia, Folcroft and Swarthmore) passed away August 21, 2019 at Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill. She was born July 29, 1940 in Philadelphia to the late Robert & Catherine (Martin) Diem, stepdaughter to the late John D. Gallagher and sister to the late Christopher Diem. Marie was a 1958 graduate of West Catholic High for Girls,...
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Phyllis M. Oswald

April 16, 1926 - August 21, 2019

Phyllis M. Oswald of Prospect Park, PA passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the age of 93. She was born on April 16, 1926 in Tremont, PA to the late Harry & Margaret (Graeff) Troutman. Phyllis was predeceased by her beloved husband Donald Oswald and son David Oswald. She is survived by her son Brian (Karen Holmes) Oswald, daughter Diane (Daniel) Powers, daughter-in-law Eileen Oswald,...
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Joseph T. Wills

September 13, 1949 - August 21, 2019

JOSEPH T. WILLS, AGE 69, OF Southwest Philadelphia passed away at home on August 21, 2019. Beloved husband of Rosemarie (nee Blarsky); dear father of Mellisa Russell (Gary); dear brother of William Wills, Beverly Gallozzi and Peggy Zelinski also survived by three grandchildren Jackson, Mia Grace and Zachary and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Joe was a longtime employee of...
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Ali MaKenna Harrison

August 18, 1995 - August 19, 2019

Ali "Gator" MaKenna Harrison passed away suddenly in the early morning hours of August 19, 2019, one day after her 24th birthday. Ali was full of energy and had a smile and laugh that was contagious. She was wicked smart and she had an incredible work ethic. She was loyal, fierce and compassionate to all that were fortunate to cross her path. A 2014 graduate of Ridley's Emerald Academy she...
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Jane E. Dreger

April 15, 1958 - August 19, 2019

Jane Elizabeth Dreger, 61 of Philadelphia passed away Monday Aug 19, 2019 at the Little Flower Manor Nursing & Rehab in Darby, PA. She was born April 15, 1958 to Margaret (Anderson) & the late Francis Dreger. Survivors include her mother, Margaret Dreger; siblings Michael and twin sister Sarah (Sally); nephew and niece, Billy and Sarah Michael. Family and friends are invited to Jane's...
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Vernon F. "Bud" McFarland

August 12, 1948 - August 17, 2019

Vernon F. McFarland, "Bud", age 71, of Media, passed away on August 17, 2019.Bud was a dedicated Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He retired from Boeing after many years of service as a Fabricator. Bud loved wildlife and the outdoors and enjoyed feeding birds and anlmals. He also spend many hours making beautlful wood carvings. For over 38 years, he was a...
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Donald R. Beiseigel, Jr.

February 8, 1964 - August 16, 2019

Donald R. Beiseigel, Jr. age 55 of Prospect Park, Pa. passed away August 16, 2019, at Brandywine Hospital. He was born February 8, 1964, to Mary M. (Fitz-Gerald) Beiseigel and the late Donald R. Beiseigel, Sr. and was raised in Prospect Park. He enjoyed all Philadelphia sports and the WWE. Donald enjoyed taking walks, listening to music, attending church and he loved animals. In addition to his...
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Irene A. Grosso

July 14, 1921 - August 13, 2019

Irene A. Grosso (nee Goehler) age 98, of Media, formerly of Brewerytown and Glenolden, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Jack Grosso; dear mother of Donna Pease (Russ) and Kevin Grosso (Sharon); loving grandmother of 5, great-grandmother of 8, a sister, aunt and friend.At age 10. she won a dance contest at Mastbaum Theater. As a young woman, Irene...
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Rita June Larkin

April 7, 1934 - August 12, 2019

Rita June Larkin, peacefully passed at home on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 11:11pm surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 7, 1934 in MD to the late Flora Rebecca (Seibel) Hall and Robert J. Walton. Rita enjoyed sharing fond memories of growing up with nature on her parent's farm in Maryland and spending time on the water in Riva at her mother's home. Her greatest strengths were in...
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Agnes Josephine Powers

June 12, 1933 - August 9, 2019

Agnes J. Powers of Lester, PA passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the age of 86. She was born on June 12, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Charles & Lillis (Saurman) Garrison. Agnes was predeceased by her beloved husband Harlan Powers and sisters Irene and Connie. She is survived by daughters Susan (John) Stewart and Kathleen Powers, grandchildren Thomas and David, sisters Edith,...
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Patricia A. O'Brien

April 21, 1940 - August 5, 2019

Patricia A. O'Brien, 79 of Media passed away Monday August 5, 2019. She was born April 21, 1940 in Philadelphia to the late William & Katherine (Kirk) Kauker. Patricia is preceded in death by her brother Lawerence (Larry) Kauker and long time partner of 35 years, George Zeevering. Patricia is survived by her sister Constance (Connie) Sembello, her children ~ James O'Brien, Eric O'Brien,...
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Annamae DeFebo

January 24, 1926 - August 3, 2019

Annamae DeFebo passed away peacefully on August 3, 2019, at the age of 93. She was a resident of Holy Family Home and is survived by beloved nieces, nephews and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Friday (8-9-2019), 9:30AM - 10:15AM in The Holy Family Home, 5300 Chester Ave, Phila, PA 19143, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:30AM. Burial will be in S.S. Peter & Paul...
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William B. Goldhahn, Jr.

October 9, 1941 - August 2, 2019

William B. Goldhahn, Jr, passed away on August 2, 2019, at the age of 77. He lived in Southwest Philadelphia and was formerly of the Meadows section of Southwest Philadelphia. Beloved Partner of Debra Wagner; devoted father of Suzanne and Sheryl; dear brother of Barbara Wigmore and family and Pat. Also survived by 4 grandchildren. Services and Interment Private Memorial...
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Francis J. Gaul

March 25, 1932 - July 28, 2019

Francis J. Gaul, of Folcroft, PA passed away on July 28, 2019 at the age of 87. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 25, 1932 to the late John & Marguerite (English) Gaul. He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth (Daley) Gaul, sons Frank and Thomas, daughters Theresa ( Richard) Trench and Elizabeth Gaul, grandchildren, Chelsea Zubrzycki, Connor Gaul, Danielle Trench, Taylor Trench...
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Regina "Jeannie" McLarnon

September 7, 1950 - July 25, 2019

We are saddened to share the news that Regina M McLarnon, 68 of Media (formerly Sharon Hill), passed away peacefully on July 25, 2019 in the company of loved ones. She was born on September 07, 1950. She is survived by her sisters Alice Roggie (David), Kathleen Bush, Maureen, Maryellen, Eileen Szkil, Patrica, Bernadette Jameson (Charles); and brothers John M. III, Stephen (Joananne),...
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Thomas N. Howard

November 14, 1936 - July 23, 2019

Thomas N. Howard of Rose Valley, PA, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2019 surrounded by his family. Tom was born on November 14th, 1936 in Buffalo, New York to the late Elizabeth and Herbert Howard. He is survived by his wife, Linda (nee Todd), sister Barbara Petty (Bill), daughters Elizabeth and Susan (Digger), as well as his grandchildren Megan (Bryan), Kaitlyn and Allison, and his great...
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Lucretia Chute

July 14, 1927 - July 23, 2019

Lucretia Chute, of Secane, PA passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the age of 92. She was born on July 14, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Edward & Lucretia (Holdway) Carlsson. Lucretia was predeceased by her beloved husband Henry and daughter Pamela. She is survived by daughter Deborah (Willie) Bowes, grandchildren Sybil Cappello, Ashley Johnson and Kelsey VanCuren, great...
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Marie J. Bernath

June 13, 1947 - July 20, 2019

Marie Jane Bernath, 72 of Glenolden passed away July 20, 2019 in Ridley Park. She was born June 13, 1947 in Chester to the late Ken and Mary Jane (Shinn) Corner. Survivors include her husband, Frank Bernath; Sons, Michael and Frank; 6 grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen, Susan, Linda, Gale and Laura; brother, Rick; also loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to her viewing...
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Elaine J. Glowienka

November 24, 1933 - July 19, 2019

Elaine J. Glowienka passed away on July 19, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born November 24, 1933 in Philadelphia to the late Walter S. & Nan V. (Connor) Myers. Beloved wife of the late Edward Glowienka. Loving mother of Ed (Susanne), Steve (Doreen), Helene Sherman (Dan), Jane Hardy (Rob) and Dave (Linda). Dear brother John Myers (Teresa). Also survived by six grandchildren and six great...
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Thomas J. McKim, Jr.

August 22, 1957 - July 17, 2019

Thomas J. McKim Jr. passed away suddenly on July 17, 2019 at the age of 61. He was a longtime resident of Ridley Twp. Beloved husband of Michele (nee Zeszut). Devoted father of Jennifer (Chris) Tole and Megan McKim. Dear brother of Julie Voss and Timothy McKim Sr. Also survived by his two grandchildren Adeline Kelly and Thomas Christopher who were the light of his life. Son of Julie McKim and...
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Augustus J. Cicala

October 28, 1930 - July 17, 2019

On July 17, 2019, Augustus (Gus) Cicala, 88, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his devoted family and his beloved dog, Busty. Gus was born on October 28, 1930 to Sebastiano (Busty) and Mary Cicala. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1948. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War and loved telling stories about his adventures on the high seas and being a Tin...
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Helen Lucille Pratt Tapp

December 12, 1919 - July 16, 2019

Helen Lucille Pratt Tapp, born in 1919 in Sheklung, China, passed away peacefully in Springfield on July 16, 2019 at the age of 99. Helen lived a long and fulfilling life, witnessing a century of incredible changes, maintaining friends all over the country, and raising three children with love and wisdom. Helen went to high school in Westerville, Ohio and graduated from Maryville College in...
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Joan S. McVickar

March 23, 1934 - July 11, 2019

Joan S. McVickar, 85, of Norwood passed away peacefully at her home July 11, 2019. She was born March 23, 1934 in Somerset, Penn., to the late Pete and Mary (Koeshun) Hudzy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Malcolm (Mal) McVickar in 1991. Joan retired from Keystone Shipping after more than 20 years working as an Executive Assistant. Retirement...
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George Michael Enright III

November 5, 1969 - July 11, 2019

With profound sadness we announce the sudden passing away of George Michael Enright III "Shamrock", of Essington, PA formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, PA. He was born November 5, 1969 and passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the age of 49. George was a loving father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend and grandson. He was a gifted craftsman and artist who loved the outdoors and...
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Elizabeth "Betty" K. Campanile

February 3, 1951 - July 11, 2019

Elizabeth "Betty" K. Campanile, 68 of Glenolden (formerly Southwest Philadelphia) passed away Thursday July 11, 2019 at the Crozer-Chester Medical Ctr. in Upland. She was born Feb. 3, 1951 in Mahanoy City, PA to the late Russell & Grace (Stoker) Davis. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a son, William "Billy" Campanile, Jr. Survivors include her children, Michelle...
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Matthew D. DiSands

April 27, 1999 - July 11, 2019

Matthew D. DiSands, age 20, of Prospect Park, a graduate of Interboro High School and a recent graduate this past June of the Police Academy, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 11, 2019. Beloved son of David and Jean (Andruscavage) DiSands. Dear brother of Lindsey and Julia. Maternal grandson of Edward and Edie Andruscavage; Paternal grandson of Rosemarie and Barry DiSands. Great...
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Joan A. Disney

October 10, 1929 - July 8, 2019

Joan A Disney (nee Timmins) Age 89 of Secane (formerly Norwood) passed away at home surrounded by her family on July 8, 2019. Joan was the beloved wife of the late James U. Disney; devoted mother of Jeanne Disney, Patricia Jenner, daughter-in-law Aimee Disney and the late James L., Robert W and Theresa; loving Grandmother to Michael Disney, Lauren (Christopher) Cavage, Stephanie (Richard)...
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Francis P. Sheeran

March 14, 1938 - July 7, 2019

Francis P. Sheeran, 81 of Springfield passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was born March 14, 1938 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph & Genevieve (Cannon) Sheeran. He was a veteran of the US Army and worked many years for Mickey's Alignment in Broomall and Herby's Towing as a tow truck driver. In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by siblings John...
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Elsie A. (nee Lafrentz) Lisevick

December 25, 1916 - July 6, 2019

Elsie A. Lisevick (nee Lafrentz) 102 years old, was a resident of Jenner's Pond Retirement Community and formerly a long time resident of Media, PA. Elsie passed away peacefully on July 6th, after living a full and prosperous life devoted to her family. She was predeceased by her husband of fifty- five years, John B. Lisevick in 2008. Elsie is survived by her loving family: daughters, Sandra C....
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Dorothy E. Jones

January 18, 1922 - July 5, 2019

Jones, Dorothy E., - 97 of Atlantic City, NJ, peacefully passed away at home on Friday, July 5, 2019. Dorothy was born on January 18th, 1922 to Ralph and Ardath Stokes. She left Atlantic City and chose to make a home for herself in Philadelphia, PA, retiring from Social Security Administration with 35 years of service. Dorothy was an excellent seamstress who enjoyed dancing to the music of the...
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Philip F. Stevens

June 25, 1947 - July 4, 2019

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Philip F. Stevens of Flemington, NJ formerly of Sharon Hill. He passed away on Thursday July 4, 2019 at the age of 72. He was predeceased by his parents Harold F. and Bridget M. Stevens. He is survived by his brothers John and Michael, and his niece Bridget Stevens. Phil was a proud Vietnam Air Force veteran, a retired manager of AT&T in...
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John Damon Lyons

September 22, 2010 - July 3, 2019

John Damon Lyons September 22, 2010 - July 3, 2019 Wallingford, Pennsylvania - Age 8 Services: Wat Mongkoltepmunee July 4, 2019 July 10, 2019
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Ralph W. Basler

March 7, 1931 - July 3, 2019

Ralph W. Basler, age 88, of West Chester formerly of Springfield passed away peacefully on July 3, 2019. Beloved husband of Christina Basler (nee Masciocchi). Dear father of Ralph W. Basler Jr. (Carolyn). Also survived by his sister Doris Opacic and his grandson Ralph W. Basler III. Mr. Basler worked his entire career with CIGNA retiring in 2001 as Vice President, after retiring he enjoyed...
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Luis E. Kodumal

June 8, 1943 - June 30, 2019

Luis E. Kodumal, M.D. passed away on June 30, 2019 at age 76, surrounded by his family. He was born on June 8, 1943 in Manila, Philippines to the late Ghanshamdas & Rosario (Ezpeleta) Kodumal. Luis is survived by his loving wife Florentina (Garcia) Kodumal, his siblings Rose Lansang, Gemma Kodumal, Teresita Kodumal, Monica Samonte, Mary Anne Tom, Eugenio Kodumal, Ramon Kodumal, and Joseph...
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Margaret V. McCaffrey

August 22, 1929 - June 30, 2019

Margaret V. McCaffrey, age 89 of Holmes, Pa. peacefully passed away at home on June 30, 2019. She was a dedicated Nurse Assistant in the Labor and Delivery Unit at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Secane Pa. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Thomas McCaffrey and is survived by her children; Penny McCaffrey, Thomas McCaffrey, and Rev...
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Bessie G. Fisher

September 18, 1929 - June 29, 2019

Bessie Gertrude Fisher of Wallingford, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the age of 89. She was born Bessie Gertrude McBride on September 18, 1929 to Emma Gertrude Etris and John Benjamin McBride in Philadelphia, PA. She lived in Vineland, NJ until recently when she moved to Wallingford, near her daughter Catherine. She was the loving military wife of Jack Lee Fisher Sr....
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Agnes B. Sims

December 10, 1929 - June 29, 2019

Agnes B. Sims (nee Bachich), 89 formerly of Glen Mills passed away Saturday June 29, 2019 at the Brandywine Senior Living in Voorhees, NJ. She was born in Philadelphia December 10, 1929 to the late John E. & Agnes (Sullivan) Bachich. In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, William S. Sims. Survivors include her children, Eleanor, John (Nancy), Lorraine (Mike),...
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Mary Bongiovanni McGrew

March 30, 1923 - June 29, 2019

Mary McGrew (nee Bongiovanni), 96, died Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Riddle Village, Media, PA. She was the daughter of immigrants Donato (Daniel), a stone mason from San Donato, Italy (near Alba), and Marieta (Maria/Mary) Sacco Bongiovanni, a farm girl from Alba, Italy. Donato and Marieta came to America in the first decade of the 20th century in one of the last great Italian immigrations...
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Eugene J. Bush

December 19, 1946 - June 26, 2019

Eugene J. Bush, of Secane, PA, passed away at home, surrounded by family, on June 26, 2019 at the age of 72. He was born December 19th, 1946 in Darby, PA to the late Emil & Josephine Bush. Eugene was predeceased by his beloved grandson, Devin Anthony Kates. He is survived by daughters Alisa (Kevin) Conmy and Beth (Tony) Kates, grandchildren Colin, Nina, Kimberly, Dominic, Dakota and Sydney,...
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Elizabeth "Betty Ann" Baker

October 11, 1930 - June 25, 2019

Elizabeth Ann Baker "Betty Ann", 88 of Prospect Park passed away Tuesday June 25, 2019 at the Connor Williams Nursing Home in Ridley Park. She was born October 11, 1930 in Norwood to the late Mack & Mary (Gibney) Morris. Betty Ann was a lifelong member of St. Gabriel's parish in Norwood, PA, where she attended elementary school. She attended Notre Dame High School, Moylan, PA. She was the...
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Albert "John" Ferry, Jr.

July 31, 1945 - June 23, 2019

Albert "John" Ferry Jr., 73, of Ridley Park passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 31, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Albert Sr. and Minnie Ferry. John was beloved husband of Phyllis (Morrow) Ferry, loving father of John (Christine) Ferry and Chuck (Monica Oliver) Ferry, and proud grandfather to Layla and Emmaline Ferry. After...
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Susan Elizabeth James

August 25, 1949 - June 23, 2019

On June 23, 2019 Susan Elizabeth James, age 69, of Garnet Valley passed away peacefully at home to be with the Lord. She was a resident of Elwyn Institute's Ryan's Run Group Home, where she participated in workshop and many other social activities. Susan was an enthusiastic, positive, caring, and loving individual with a warm spirit, a love of God, family, and her care-givers. Her exuberant...
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Donna Marie Christensen

July 15, 1948 - June 22, 2019

Donna Marie Christensen passed away suddenly on June 22, 2019 at the age of 70. She was a resident of Oxford, formerly of Ridley Twp. Loving daughter of Olympia and the late Elmer Christensen. Devoted mother of Jon (Shannon) Collier, Tanya (James) Pinto and Christopher (Keri) Collier. Dear sister of Gladys, Joy and the late Andrew. Also survived by her six grandchildren. Relatives and...
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Rheta H. Lythgoe

September 22, 1927 - June 19, 2019

Rheta H. Lythgoe (nee Demelko), age 91, of Tinicum passed away peacefully on June 19, 2019. She was previously employed with GE, Ramada Inn Essington, and Main Line Embroidery. Rheta was also a longtime eucharistic minister at Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Essington Pa. Beloved wife of the late Robert T. Lythgoe, Sr.; daughter of the late Walter and Sophie Demelko; sister of the late Joan...
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Carol Macauley

September 16, 1942 - June 18, 2019

On June 18, 2019, Carol Macauley, age 76, of Darby, Pa. passed away at home surrounded by her loving family. Daughter of the late Grace Simon, and wife of the late Stitch Macauley. Carol was very proud of her 6 sons, Harold (Karen), Timothy, the late Edward, Robert (Erva), Derek (Debbie), Christopher (Susie); her grandchildren, TJ, Lauren, Megan, Brandon, Lacey, Aron, RJ, Justin, Michael,...
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Jesse Joseph Gelsomini

October 11, 1932 - June 15, 2019

Jesse Joseph Gelsomini, 86, of Media passed away peacefully on Saturday June 15, 2019 at the Monticello House at Riddle Village. He was born October 11, 1932 in Camden, NJ to the late Benvenuto and Teresa Gelsomini. Beloved husband of Vera Mary (McGrath) Gelsomini. Loving father of Jesse J (Dee) Gelsomini, Jr., Jack (Karen) Gelsomini, Mark (Sue) Gelsomini, Mary Teresa (Chuck) Burns and Ann...
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Dorothea T. Watson

January 14, 1935 - June 15, 2019

Dorothea T. Watson (nee Skinner) age 84 of Holmes, passed away on June 15, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born January 14, 1935 in Philadelphia to the late Thomas & Margaret Skinner. She resided in the Holmes section of Ridley Township for over 53 years. She was the last to have survived out of 13 siblings. She was a Longtime volunteer at Taylor hospital, and enjoyed playing...
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Edward James Hegarty

May 7, 1960 - June 14, 2019

Edward James Hegarty, 59 of Philadelphia passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse. He was born May 7, 1960 to the late Edward John & Dolores Emma (Heron) Hegarty. Ed was born in Philadelphia and spent most of his life in Norwood with family and friends. He graduated from St. James High School and went on to receive his bachelors degree from West Chester University. Ed...
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Kathleen Carol McGrath

July 31, 1942 - June 13, 2019

Kathleen Carol McGrath, 76 of Clifton Heights passed away Thursday June 13, 2019 at the Lancaster General Hospital. She was born in Philadelphia July 31, 1942 to the late Frank & Catherine (nee Taylor) Vannewkirk. Kathleen worked at a candy factory, but mostly she was a homemaker taking care of her family. She loved family gatherings, especially doing birthday parties for her kids and making...
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Cathy B. Boyer

September 7, 1947 - June 11, 2019

Cathy B. Boyer (nee Bell) age 71, passed away peacefully at home on June 11, 2019. Beloved wife of Harold Boyer. Loving mother of Robert Boyer and Michele Hamilton. Also survived by four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and her loving sisters. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial Service on Saturday June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church 4020 Concord...
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Louise M. (nee Wissert) Riordan

February 10, 1946 - June 8, 2019

Riordan, Louise M. (nee Wissert), passed away peacefully on June 8, 2019, surrounded by her family at the age of 73. Loving wife of the late James J. Riordan Sr.; devoted mother of James J. Riordan Jr. (Kathleen), Michael (April), Brian, and Kelly (Steven) DiIenno; dear sister of Irma Bitzberger, Joseph Wissert, Theresa Markiewicz, Thomas Wissert and the late Robert Wissert; dear Grammy of...
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Margaret M. (nee Logue) Buck

August 29, 1965 - June 4, 2019

Margaret M. Buck (nee Logue), age 53, of New Castle, DE and Lester, PA, departed this life on June 4, 2019. Margie was predeceased by her beloved husband of 36 years, Barry J. Buck and her father Dennis J. Logue. Margie is survived by her loving mother, Margaret M. Shivers, cousins and many friends. Margie worked many years as a Comcast Call Center Supervisor. Margie has suffered for many...
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Lee R. Harper, Ph.D

May 3, 1928 - June 2, 2019

Lee R. Harper, Ph.D, 91, of White Horse Village, Edgmont, Pennsylvania, former long-time resident of Middletown Township, passed away June 2, 2019. Born May 3, 1928, in Reading, Pennsylvania, Lee was the son of Daniel R. Harper and Dorothy G. (Fassnacht) Harper. After receiving his undergraduate and graduate degrees in chemistry from Haverford College and Cornell University, respectively, he...
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