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Our Obituaries

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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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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Michael J. Celestino

December 21, 1953 - February 14, 2018

Michael J Celestino age 64 passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 14, 2018. He bravely endured a brief illness and died at home surrounded by his loving family. Michael was a graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School, class of 71. He was an employee of Drexel University for 36 years. He had a deep love of History and Music and was a bright light to those who knew him. Michael was predeceased...
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Charles M. Daw

December 31, 1952 - February 14, 2018

Charles Michael Daw, age 65, of Eddystone, passed away on February 14, 2018. Charles, better know as "Chuck" or "Chucky" was a fun loving individual with a huge heart. He adored his family & friends especially his children and grandchild. We know for a fact he wasn't ready to leave this earth, as he had gravy and meatballs cooking in the crock pot when he passed. Our only thought is...
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Margaret "Maggie" Salladino

July 2, 1941 - February 12, 2018

Margaret (Maggie) Salladino, 76 of Folcroft, Pa passed away on Monday February 12, 2018 Born on July 2nd, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late Walter and Alice (nee Reynolds) Ewanicki and John Hoffman (step father). Maggie attended West Catholic High School for Girls. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to the late Anthony Salladino. She is survived by her son Nicholas Salladino and sister...
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Marie T. Shanahan

August 9, 1927 - February 11, 2018

Marie T. Shanahan (Rowe) (Troxell) (nee McCaughan), beloved wife of the late John Rowe Sr., William Troxell, and Timothy Shanahan. Devoted mother of Charles Rowe, John Rowe Jr., Kevin Rowe, Robert Rowe, Edward Rowe, and step mother of Peggy Samano, Tim Shanahan, Jim Shanahan, Cathy Reyes, Mary Hushen and the late Maureen Shanahan. Dear sister of Ann Brom and Isabel Swarter, also survived by her...
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Marie Elizabeth Hildenbrand

August 15, 1922 - February 9, 2018

Marie Elizabeth "Betty" Hildenbrand (nee Schade) passed away in her sleep on Friday February 9, 2018 at Manor Care in Yardley, PA. Betty was born August 15, 1922 in Carnegie, PA. She was the third child of seven born to Clarence Shade, Sr. and Magdalena (Lena) Musial. Following her education Betty served as a WAVE during WWII. Upon returning home from her Navy service she worked briefly with...
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Kristina L. Gray

December 16, 1969 - February 9, 2018

Kristina L. Gray, age 48, of Folsom passed away suddenly surrounded by her family at Thomas Jefferson Hospital of Neuroscience on February 9, 2018. Beloved mother of Janna N. Gray (Jay) and Jillian K. Gray. Dear daughter of Ardyce Gray; sister of Jennifer Reasin (Kevin), Robynne Hallager and Kimberly Gray. Also survived by five nieces and nephews Shawn, Kacey, Daniel, Sydney and Makenna and her...
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Robert "Bob" Buchanan

September 1, 1944 - February 8, 2018

Robert Buchanan "Bob", age 73, of Media, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 8, 2018. Born in Massachusetts on September 1, 1944 he was the son of the late Matthew and Ruth Buchanan, brother of the late Vaughan Buchanan, brother in law of the late Sandy Duggan Buchanan. Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Busi). Dear father of James (Trish), Steven (Lucia), Deborah ...
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James A. Tillett

February 11, 1941 - February 7, 2018

James A. Tillett, Sr. 76 of Folsom passed away Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 in Ridley Park. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on Feb. 11, 1941 to the late Frank & Louise (Stuve) Tillett. James was a veteran of the US Navy, was a Teamsters truck driver and retired from Hassett Air Freight. He was also an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his...
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Patricia Ann Colgan

April 20, 1958 - February 7, 2018

Patricia Ann Colgan, 59, a resident of Glenolden, PA. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby. Patricia is survived by her two daughters, Jennifer Mango, and Michele Mango. Mom , I love you with all my heart to infinity and beyond. 💙 Shelly and Bean Dadoo is survived by her ten grandchildren. Dominic Vozzelli, Alyssa Vozzelli,...
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John C. Tripier

May 25, 1927 - February 6, 2018

John Charles Tripier, 90, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Granite Farms Estates in Media. John was born May 25, 1927, in Chestnut Hill, PA to the late Charles L. Tripier and Marie Lousie (Froger) Tripier. He was predeceased by his only sibling, Helene. John was a graduate of Lower Marion High School and attended Spring Garden Institute in Philadelphia. He served in Army Air Corps...
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Alice M. Benzing

April 24, 1940 - February 3, 2018

Alice Marie Benzing (nee Collins) age 77, of Collingdale, Pa., passed away on February 3, 2018 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Alice was very family oriented, her true passion was spending time with her family and making memories. She was predeceased by her parents, Philip and Margaret Collins, her husband, Raymond Benzing, siblings, Margaret (James) Carr and Philip ...
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Frances P. (nee Panko) Bonnett

December 19, 1927 - February 2, 2018

Frances Bonnett, of Swarthmore passed away Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at the age of 90. Mrs. Bonnett was born December 16, 1926. Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Meadows section, Mrs. Bonnett made her home in Swarthmore since 1960. Mrs. Bonnett worked as a secretary with Boeing and retired in 1987. Frances was married to the late Richard Bonnett for 65 loving years. She cherished...
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Sara Lee (Sally) Cook

January 24, 1953 - February 1, 2018

Sara Lee Cook (Sally) - nee Cavender Sally was a longtime resident of Essington PA, and passed Thursday the 1st day of February 2018 at Crozer Chester Medical Center. Sally was previously employed for fourteen years by Dobbs Food Service, retiring and continuing to work part time at Wawa and for Tinicum Township as a Crossing Guard. Sally loved music. Friends and Family have very fond...
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Henry Barusevicius

July 8, 1934 - February 1, 2018

Henry Barusevicius, 83, of Media, a retired business owner born in Kaunas, Lithuania died February 1st 2018. Mr. Barusevicius lived in Media for 60 years after marrying his wife Teresa (Marino) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He and Teresa were loving partners until his death. He is survived by three children, Diane Gobeil (John), Henry (Tracy) and Alan (Regina). He is also survived by his beloved...
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Bruce M. Collins

September 18, 1937 - January 31, 2018

Bruce M. Collins, 80 passed away suddenly on Jan. 31, 2018. Bruce's life took him from Camden, NJ to Nevada, Mississippi, and Okinawa, Japan and eventually to the outskirts of Philadelphia. He was a high school drop out who worked in a ship yard, learned electronics in the Air Force, worked on helicopters, witnessed numerous nuclear bombs, fought a forest fire in California, studied Philosophy...
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Robert C. Powell, Jr.

August 16, 1922 - January 31, 2018

Robert C. Powell Jr. passed away on January 31, 2018 at the age of 95. Beloved husband of the late Margaret M. (nee Manship) Powell. Devoted father of Robert C. III (Lynn) Powell & Christine Powell. Dear brother of Barbara Binder. Also survived by his two grandchildren Courtney & Robby Powell. He was predeceased by his parents Robert C. Sr. & Ella B. Powell. Mr. Powell was a 1943 graduate...
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Vincent S. Gifford

October 20, 1992 - January 30, 2018

Vincent S. Gifford "Vinny", age 25 of Swarthmore, Ridley Township, passed away suddenly on January 30, 2018. Vinny was an avid outdoorsman. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, but most of all he loved spending time with his daughter Harper. Loving son of Mark and Gina (Davis) Gifford; dear brother of Mark Anthony Gifford; devoted father of Harper; dear and loving friend of...
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Margaret Ellen Bradley

September 30, 1915 - January 29, 2018

Margaret Ellen Bradley Margaret was born in Rossburg, Ohio and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. In 1933 she married Edwin Bradley and they later had one daughter, Jeanne Lee. The family lived in Ohio, California, and Texas as they followed Ed's work as a master machinist. Margaret and Ed enjoyed regular weekend golf outings for many years. After his death, Margaret relocated to Texas to be close...
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James E. Oakley, III

June 15, 1957 - January 29, 2018

James E. Oakley, III, of Woodlyn, PA, peacefully passed away on January 29, 2018. He is predeceased by his parents, James and Julia Oakley; and his former in-laws, James and Gertrude Graham. His passion for fixing cars spilled from his personal life into his career, and truly loved being under the hood of a car. He could fix almost anything, and did so for everyone who asked. He enjoyed...
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Joseph C. Hinkle

October 24, 1958 - January 27, 2018

Joseph C Hinkle, age 59, died suddenly on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at his home in Eddystone, PA. Joey is survived by his father, Merle Hinkle, his daughters, Amanda Lewis, Amy Hinkle, Jennifer Hinkle and Krystal Hinkle, his siblings Barbara (Michael) Weinraub, Merle (Marie) Hinkle Jr, George (Peggy) Hinkle, Charlie (Lynne) Hinkle, Georgeanna (Peanut) (Alfred) Ochlak and his grandchildren...
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Kenneth A. "Ken" Patchel

December 14, 1927 - January 27, 2018

Kenneth A. Patchel of Chadds Ford, PA died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the age of 90. He was the son of the late Alfred and Sophia Patchel. Surviving him are Theresa Patchel with whom he shared 65 years of marriage, his children: Chris Patchel, Marianne Larson, Lisa Evans, Rosanne Patchel, Anthony Patchel, Steven Patchel, Beth Dial, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and his sister...
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Joseph A. Boffa

October 21, 1944 - January 27, 2018

Joseph A. Boffa, 73 of Media passed away Saturday January 27, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 21, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY and was raised by his late parents Anthony & Anna Boffa in Holmes, PA. His brother, Anthony Boffa, resides Glen Mills, PA. Survivors include his wife, Rita his four children Anthony, April, Anita and Adam. Joseph is also survived by his five...
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Bernadette M. "Sis" Berry Mansi

May 29, 1935 - January 26, 2018

Bernadette "Sis" (nee-Berry) Mansi of Glenolden Our beloved Bernadette (82), who grew up in Clifton Heights before raising her family in Glenolden, passed away peacefully on January 26th leaving a void in our hearts but the start of a new journey for her. She is survived by her spouse Ben of 60 years, children Ben (Suzanne), Jim (Michele) and Lisa. She will be reuniting with her parents Mary...
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Joseph W. Froio

April 20, 1921 - January 25, 2018

Joseph W. Froio, 96 of Glenolden passed away Thursday January 25, 2018 in Darby, PA. He was born in South Philadelphia on April 20, 1921 to the late Panteleone & Rose (Grande) Froio. He was one of seven children and like many of his era, he left school to work and help his family during the Great Depression. He later finished his education and was a D-Day veteran of WWII. After the army, he...
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Maria A. Vitello

April 19, 1961 - January 24, 2018

Maria A. Vitello age 56 of Folcroft passed away on January 24, 2018 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Beloved mother of Michael S. Worrell (MaryAlice). Loving grandmother of Aubree and Layla. Dear daughter of Mario and Margaret Vitello Sr.; sister of Mario Jr., Margaret and Michele. Former wife of Scott Worrell. Maria was an avid drummer playing in many local bands. She loved animals and...
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Carl A. "Chip" Antes

October 15, 1934 - January 23, 2018

Carl A. Antes "Chip" On January 23, 2018 passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the age of 83. He was predeceased by his parents Carl L and Rose (nee Morger) Antes and his daughter Joanne Shoup. Chip was a loving husband, devoted father and a proud pop pop. He was a dedicated Phillies and Eagles fan who enjoyed spending time with his family. Chip spent the majority of his...
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Geraldine E. (nee Schleicher) Parker

August 26, 1922 - January 21, 2018

Geraldine E. Parker "Gerry', (nee Schleicher), age 95, passed away on January 21, 2018, and was from Lester, Pa. Gerry was a lifetime member of the Tinicum Township Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla #48. She was also a member of the Tinicum Township Historical Society, Tinicum Township Seniors, Ridley Park Seniors and the Young at Heart. She was...
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Ruth S. Nurmi

April 23, 1923 - January 18, 2018

Ruth S. Nurmi peacefully departed this life on January 18, 2018. She was born in 1923 in Superior, Wisconsin where she flourished as a young pianist. Marriage and music studies led her to New York, Ohio and Haverford, Pennsylvania. Ruth is survived by her 3 children: Michael, Katie and Susan and 3 grandchildren: Malte, Elias and Solvejg Schomers. Ms. Nurmi taught at Kent State...
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Thomas Allen Sigda

March 21, 1961 - January 18, 2018

Thomas Allen Sigda from Delaware County Pa, died unexpectedly in his home January 18, 2018, at the age of 56. Tom is survived by his ex-wife Ruth Byrnes, his children; Mel Bell (Melody Hess{Michael Hess}) named Melody for his love of song, his shadow Ruthie Burke(Chas Burke), his pride, his name sake, The boy, Thomas A. Sigda Jr.(Deneen Chapis), his wild haired ballistic missiles (Melissa...
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Katherine A. Siegel

August 11, 1925 - January 18, 2018

Katherine A. Siegel, age 92, of Atco, NJ, formerly a longtime resident of Folcroft, passed away on January 18, 2018. In her younger years she loved to dance the jitterbug and always was very well dressed. Katherine was a longtime volunteer and employee at the Folcroft Public Library. She was known as a homemaker and very devoted wife and mother. Katherine loved spending time with her family and...
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Albert J. DiNicola

July 7, 1954 - January 17, 2018

Albert J DiNicola, age 63, of Prospect Park, Pa. passed away on January 17, 2018. He was born in Chester, graduated from St. James High School in 1973. Retired diesel mechanic from Congoleum, employed for 43 years. He was an avid NHRA fan and enjoyed football, fishing and horseshoes. He made many friends and touched many hearts coaching girls' softball at Norwood Athletic Club. His passion and...
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William J. Parker

July 19, 1944 - January 16, 2018

William J. Parker (Billy P.), age 73, of Collingdale, PA., passed away on January 16, 2018. William was a graduate of Bartram High School and then served in the Navy. He retired from Septa after 30 years of service and then worked at ACME and Transunion. William was an avid Eagles fan, liked playing the lottery, and enjoyed his daily walks at the MacDade Mall listening to his music, but most of...
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Walter C. Foley

April 17, 1920 - January 14, 2018

Walter C. Foley, Jr., 97, died peacefully at home on January 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. A resident of Swarthmore, Pa. for the last 61 years, Walter graduated from Haverford High School in 1937. He served in WWII as a Technical Sergeant from 1941-1945, in North Africa and Italy. After the war, he worked for Baldwin Locomotive Works and then was employed for many years as a...
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Joseph J. "Sarge" McIntyre

September 29, 1940 - January 14, 2018

Joseph J. McIntyre "Sarge", age 77, of Essington passed away surrounded by his family on January 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Trudy McIntyre. Dear father of Ralph, Debbie (Tony), and Diane (Steve). Also survived by 8 grandchildren Ralph Jr., Dianna, Trisha, Anthony, Samantha, Stephen, Matthew and Madeline; and his dog Fluffy. A proud veteran of the U.S. Army, Sarge served his country for 27 years...
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Daniel J. Mulhern, Sr.

April 28, 1924 - January 13, 2018

Daniel J. Mulhern Daniel J Mulhern passed away quietly on January 13th, 2018. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years Mary A (nee McCann) and his daughter Maureen A. He is survived by his son Daniel, his daughter-in-law Ilene, his granddaughter Maureen S. and various loving nieces and nephews. He was a humble man with modest wants. Born and raised In Philadelphia, he was a graduate of John...
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David C. Smith

June 20, 1947 - January 11, 2018

David C. Smith, age 70, of Norwood, passed away Thursday January 11, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late David and Catherine (nee Carmen) Smith. In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by his sisters, Catherine Smith and Sandra Smith. David was employed with Bell Telephone/Verizon for 30 years. A proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, David was a member of the Norwood VFW...
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Agnes Louise (nee St. John) McMullen

January 12, 1928 - January 10, 2018

Agnes Louise McMullen "Mommom Aggie" (nee St. John), age 89, of Norwood, passed away peacefully in her home on January 10, 2018. Agnes was born on January 12, 1928 in Philadelphia to the late Louise St. John. She was a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School in Philadelphia and retired from the Donnelly Directory. Agnes was an avid reader and a longtime parishioner at St. Margaret Mary...
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Marian Krider Nattress

March 21, 1928 - January 8, 2018

Our beloved mother, sister, aunt, step-grandmom, and friend Marian Louise Krider Nattress passed away on Monday, January 8th, 2018 in Media, Pennsylvania. She was 89 years old and active and fully engaged in life until her passing. Known for her independence, high energy and spirits, and her love of dogs, she loved to laugh and to dance. She adored her siblings and their families, was...
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Elizabeth T. Kreher Tryon

February 9, 1930 - January 8, 2018

Elizabeth T. Tryon (nee Kreher) age 87 of Glenolden passed away on January 8, 2018. Beloved wife of the late John Tryon. Dear mother of Beth Holcombe (Ron), Colette Boggi (Bill), John Tryon (Darlene), Tom Tryon (Karen) and Loretta Tryon-Pyle (Mike). Daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Kreher, Grandmother of the late David Greene. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren....
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