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Our Obituaries

Frances Farrington

August 10, 1946 - May 22, 2019

Farrington, Frances (nee Schloegel) In the early hours of Wednesday, May 22nd, Fran passed away peacefully at the age of 72. She was surrounded by her husband, son and a wonderful team of caregivers. Fran will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 52 years, John, and their son John (Rebecca). Her favorite title was Gummy (aka Grandma) to AJ and Charlotte, who were the lights and loves of her...
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Jane M. (nee Fail) Murphy

June 28, 1971 - May 20, 2019

Jane Melanie Murphy (Fail) of Prospect Park PA , 47, devoted wife, loving mother, sister, and aunt passed away suddenly at home on May 20. She is survived by her husband Edward, and her children Kaitlin, Michael,Christina, and Madeline. Also, her siblings Patricia Rota , Deborah Graham (Merle), Jeff Fail (Joyce), David Fail (Christine), Brian Fail, Ronald Fail (Ellie) , and Steven Fail ...
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Marie T. O'Chuida

April 9, 1945 - May 19, 2019

Marie T. O'Chuida (nee Nelson) April 9, 1945 – May 19, 2019 Known to many as "Mrs. O", Marie was born and raised in in South Philadelphia and was a graduate of St. Maria Goretti Class of 1963. She worked at and owned Vienna Pastry Shoppe for over 20 years. Marie was an avid Bingo player at Saint George's in Glenolden and loved the Flyers and the Phillies. She was always ready with one of her...
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Bhanu Naran Vaghela

May 15, 1940 - May 19, 2019

Bhanu N. Vaghela, age 79 of Ridley Township, Pennsylvania passed away May 19,2019. He was born in Zanzibar, lived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania before moving to the United States in 1974. Bhanu was a very hardworking man. His wide range of careers included teacher, accountant, mechanic and businessman. He loved spending time with his family and friends and being in the water and at the beach. ...
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Ann (nee Malec) Malloy

April 24, 1936 - May 19, 2019

Ann Malloy (nee Malec) passed away on May 19, 2019 at the age of 83; surrounded by her loved ones. She was a longtime resident of Folcroft. Beloved wife of the late Thomas R. Devoted mother of Eilene Malloy, Thomas J. (Diane) Malloy, Stephen (Carole) Malloy and Susan (Joseph) Gaudioso. Dear sister of Henry Malec, Rosemary Kloap and the late Edward and Michael Malec. Also survived by her 4...
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Joseph "Joe" Donovan, Sr.

August 19, 1921 - May 18, 2019

Joseph Cornelius "Joe" Donovan, Sr., 97, loving husband of the late Annette (nee Gallen) Donovan passed into the loving arms of His Lord Jesus Christ early Saturday morning on May 18, 2019 after a long, fruitful and blessed life as a devoted husband and father of eight children, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren who will dearly miss him. Born August 19, 1921, Joe grew up in...
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Ivar L. Nyhus

August 1, 1928 - May 16, 2019

Ivar L. Nyhus passed away on May 16, 2019 at the age of 90. He was a longtime resident of Folcroft, formerly of Grays Ferry. Son of the late Ivar and Louisa Nyhus. Beloved husband of the late Sara E. "Betty" Nyhus. Devoted father of Patricia (Denis), Dale (Nancy), Michael (Diane), Kristine (Stan) & the late Jerry. Dear brother of Ed and the late Ray. Also survived by his ten grandchildren,...
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Mary Lou Lyons

April 5, 1937 - May 15, 2019

Mary Lou Lyons, of Ridley Park, PA passed away on May 15th, 2019 at the age of 82, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Mary Lou was predeceased by her beloved husband Jesse Lyons and brother Joseph Purcell. She is survived by son Dan (Karen); daughters Karen (Joe) Flynn and Sue; sister Ann (James) Fultineer, and grandchildren Daniel Jr., Zachary, Melanie, Shannon, Sara,...
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Leonard J. Begley, Jr.

August 16, 1947 - May 15, 2019

Leonard Joseph Begley, age 71, of Philadelphia, passed away on May 15, 2019. He graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1965, from Villanova University in 1969 with a degree in statistics, and ultimately from Temple University with his Ph.D in economics. Leonard enjoyed a long career in International Finance. Leonard cherished his family and he fully embraced life. He enjoyed spending...
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Horace Preston Decker

August 26, 1926 - May 13, 2019

Horace Preston Decker, Junior (Deck) age 92, died May 13th 2019. He was a resident of Media for 84 years. He attended and graduated from Media high school .At age 17, he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Corps now known as the US Air Force. He served during World War II as a P38 crew chief in the Aleutian islands and he always said he never wanted to be that cold again. After the war, he took...
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Betty Mae (nee Boger) Louden

September 2, 1928 - May 12, 2019

Betty Mae Louden (nee Boger), on May 12, 2019, at age 90. Beloved mother of Paul Derle Louden (Evelyn) and William Roderick Louden (Vickie); dear grandmother of Matt, Maggie and Gabrielle. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Saturday (May 18,2019), 10am – 11am and her Memorial Service at 11am at Life Christian Fellowship Church, 607 W. Springfield Rd., Springfield, PA 19064....
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Julia N. "Judy" Rainey

May 21, 1924 - May 11, 2019

Julia N. Rainey (nee Nelson) age 94 passed away on May 11, 2019. Wife of the late Clifford Rainey for 63 years. Daughter of the late William Nelson and Mabel Crutchfield Nelson. Mother of Michael W. Rainey of Middletown and David N. Rainey of Broomall; grandmother of James C. Rainey of Middletown. "Judy", as she was known throughout her life, graduated from Guilford College, NC 1945. She taught...
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Subramanayam Venkatesh

November 9, 1928 - May 9, 2019

Subramanayam "Venky" Venkatesh, aged 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Swarthmore, PA. A funeral service was held on May 12th at Cavangh Funeral Home in Media. Venky was born on November 9, 1928 in Thrissur, India, the eldest of six siblings. His favorite memories from childhood were peaceful hours spent with his grandparents. He studied chemistry in school and began...
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Harry J. "Pidge" McKee

May 19, 1937 - May 6, 2019

Harry J. "Pidge" McKee, formerly of Sharon Hill and Norwood PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6th, 2019 surrounded by his family. Harry is survived by Elsie his loving wife of 61 years. They were rarely apart and always brought laughter and joy to wherever they went. In addition, Harry leaves behind the family he so caringly raised which includes his 4 children: Joseph (Linda), Robert,...
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Calvin "Skip" Mullen, Jr.

June 27, 1948 - May 2, 2019

Calvin S. Mullen, Jr. 70 of Glen Mills (formerly New Orleans, LA) passed away at home on Thursday May 2, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 27, 1948 in New Orleans to the late Calvin S., Sr. & Shirley Mae (Harrison) Mullen. Calvis S. Mullen, Jr. (Skip) went to high school in Louisiana. He joined the Navy at an early age and served in the Vietnam War. When he got out of...
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Willis Samuel Smith

November 30, 1945 - April 29, 2019

Willis Samuel Smith: 1945 – 2019 Willis was born in East Liverpool, Ohio on November 30, 1945 to loving parents Mr. Movie F. Smith, Sr. & Azlee Samuel Smith, both deceased. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Betty Jean Goss (James), Shirley E. Smith Johnson (Bernard) and Movie F. Smith, Jr. Survivors include Willis' longtime devoted companion, Linda Grant; his...
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Jennifer Lynn McHugh

July 10, 1979 - April 23, 2019

Jennifer L. McHugh, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 23, 2019 at the age of 39. Born in Upper Darby, she was the daughter of John & Linda (Carr) McHugh. She was a 1998 graduate of Academy Park High School. Jennifer had previously worked as a secretary for W.I.C. Jennifer is survived by daughter Alyssa Foster; son Jayden; brother Bobby McHugh. Relatives and friends are invited to...
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Nicholas P. DiPaulo, Jr.

June 17, 1931 - April 21, 2019

Nicholas P. DiPaulo Jr. age 87 of Springfield, went to Eternal Life on Easter Sunday 2019. Beloved husband of Marianne (nee Trotta). Dear father of Nicholas J DiPaulo (Kathleen M.), Maryann Cull (Christopher), Thomas P. DiPaulo, John Shockley (Linda), Theresa Arnold (Merv) and Philip Shockley. Also survived by his brother Bruno DiPaulo; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Mr. DiPaulo...
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Mary Frances Bossong

August 28, 1941 - April 20, 2019

Mary Frances Bossong, age 77, of Holmes Pa., passed away surrounded by her family on April 20, 2019. Mary enjoyed crocheting, Christmas shopping, laughing, dancing, along with spending time with her family at the Jersey shore and at Buttonwood Beach Md. She was predeceased by her husband, John J. Bossong Jr.(1985) and daughter, Suzanne G. Westerberg (2015) (Daniel). Survivors; beloved mother...
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John F. Voight, Jr.

September 2, 1928 - April 19, 2019

John F. Voight, Jr. of Folcroft passed away peacefully on April 19, 2019 at Little Flower Manor. He was a retiree of the Philadelphia Inquirer where he worked many years as a truck driver. After retirement, John spent his time making friends at the Folcroft Sunoco where he worked part time. He was a devoted Philadelphia sports fan, he loved the casino, painting and spending vacations at the...
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Michael J. Fries, Jr.

May 16, 1939 - April 18, 2019

Michael J. Fries, Jr. passed away peacefully on April 18, 2019. He lived in Folcroft, PA for many years. ...
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Jacqueline Anne Kimmerly

June 22, 1982 - April 17, 2019

Jacqueline "Jackie" Anne Kimmerly, 36, of Crum Lynne, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was born on June 22, 1982 in Darby, PA to Adrian Kimmerly (Kane) and the late William M. Kimmerly. In addition to her mother, Jackie is survived by her children Dylan, Daniel & Delaney; her boyfriend Edward Bartholomew; sister Valerie Leedle ...
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Catherine T. McKeon

November 17, 1934 - April 17, 2019

Catherine T. McKeon (nee Kelly), of Wilmington, DE, passed away on April 17th, 2019 at the age of 84, with family and friends at her side. She was born on November 17th, 1934 to the late Joseph & Catherine (Corrigan) Kelly, in Queens, NY where she spent her childhood. Catherine was an avid reader, enjoyed doing volunteer work, traveling and going to movies with her friends and spending time...
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Betty Helwig

February 3, 1927 - April 17, 2019

Betty Helwig, passed away on April 17, 2019 at the age of 92 after a brief illness. Betty was the daughter of Lola Drum Rabb and U.S. Marshall Robert W. Rabb. She spent her youth in Benton, PA where her parents owned and operated Rabb's Rexall Drug Store. She is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Joseph "Joe" Helwig and their sons, David and wife Connie of Tavernier, FL and Donald...
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Norbert J. Poloncarz

May 16, 1936 - April 13, 2019

Norbert J. Poloncarz, age 82 of Essington passed away peacefully at the Vitas (Jefferson-Methodist) Hospice on March 13, 2019, in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Poloncarz. Norm was a military veteran, serving the in U.S. Army. Afterwards, he graduated from the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in East Elmhurst,...
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Anne M. Latini

October 25, 1932 - April 12, 2019

Anne M. Latini (nee Schlesselman) passed away on April 12, 2019 at the age of 86. She was a longtime resident of Leedom Estates. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Latini. Devoted mother of Donna ( Robert) Fedullo, Anthony (Barbara) Latini, Gary (Kathy) Latini, and David (Sharon) Latini. Dear sister of Catherine Filliben and the late Joe, John, Ed, Mary and Peggy. Also survived by her 8...
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Rita F. (nee Varrasse) DelGuidice

December 3, 1947 - April 10, 2019

Rita F. DelGuidice (nee Varrasse), age 71 of Folcroft, passed away Wednesday April 10, 2019 at the Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. She was born December 3, 1947 in Philadelphia and is the loving daughter of Rita Falconio Varrasse and the late John Varrasse. Rita was a graduate of Delaware County Community College with an Associate degree in Accounting. She retired as a Vice...
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Anna Joyce Walton Herr

April 5, 1920 - April 9, 2019

Anna Joyce Walton Herr passed away peacefully on April 9, 2019, at the age of 99. She lived in Bensalem, and was formerly of Springfield, PA. Beloved wife of the late Frederick A. Herr; devoted mother of Eric W. Herr (Frances). Relatives and friends are invited to her Memorial Visitation on Friday (April 12, 2019), 3 pm – 4 pm at the Church of the Redeemer, 145 W. Springfield Rd....
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Harriet C.(nee Conard) Austin

October 28, 1936 - April 7, 2019

Harriet C. Austin, 82 of Upper Chichester Twp. passed away on April 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Harriet was born in Philadelphia on October 28, 1936 and raised by her late parents Oran C. and Helen (nee Beaky) Conard. Harriet was predeceased by her husband Clarence "Bud". They were married for 63 years. Harriet loved life and always had a smile for everyone. She spent most of...
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John M. Collins

April 4, 1981 - April 5, 2019

John M. Collins, age 38, passed away unexpectedly on April 5, 2019. Loving father of Annaleighcia and Anastasia. Beloved grandson of Anna M. Collins; loving nephew of Dan and Carol Collins and Maria and Joseph Capelli; also survived by the mother of his children Angelique Hancock and many cousins. John was the son of the late Helen Collins and the grandson of the late Dan Collins Sr. John...
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Theresa Victoria Caruso Cimino

June 22, 1931 - April 5, 2019

Theresa Victoria Cimino (nee Caruso) age 87 of Ridley Park, formerly of South Philadelphia passed away peacefully at home on April 5, 2019. Beloved wife of the late George Cimino. Dear mother of George Cimino (Diane), Elizabeth Castellano (the late Joseph), Tina Frick (Kevin), Rose Trifiletti (Frank), Saverio Cimino and Tresa Stanis (Ed); dear sister of Stella Caruso. Also survived by her brother...
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Dorothy "Dot" McCartney

April 5, 2019

Dorothy H. McCartney, of Swarthmore, PA, formerly from Norwood, PA, passed away on April 5th, 2019 at the age of 91, surrounded by her loving family. Dot was predeceased by her beloved husband John McCartney, her daughter Karen (Walter) Manchin and her brothers Edward (Evelyn) and Robert (Laurel) Slebodnick. She is survived by her sisters Ann Marie (Max, deceased) Fortunato and Carol (Walter)...
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Theresa Barasso

October 8, 1934 - April 4, 2019

Theresa Barasso, 84 of Folcroft passed away Thursday April 4, 2019. She was born October 08, 1934 in South Philadelphia to the late Mr. & Mrs. Barasso. Theresa was a long-time nanny who enjoyed caring for many children for almost 60 years. She loved to travel with the late Charles Mcadoo and was a huge Elvis fan. Theresa is survived by her daughter Valerie (John) Kessler and son Michael...
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Joseph R. Patterson

February 4, 1935 - March 30, 2019

Joseph R. Patterson, age 84, of Ridley Park, formerly of Roxborough, passed away on March 30, 2019. He was graduate of West Catholic High School and Saint Joseph's University. He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Agnes Patterson, siblings, Eileen Brandley and Lawrence "Larry" Patterson, and nephew, Michael Toner. His survivors include his sister, Maryanne (Jim) Toner, niece, Coleen...
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Susan F. Wunder

July 17, 1939 - March 30, 2019

Susan F. Wunder, 79 of Essington passed away Saturday, March 30th in Ridley Park. She was born July 17, 1939 to the late Salvatore and Theresa (Brennan) Yannizzi. Sue was a Bookkeeper for the Teamsters Union in Chester for many years. Sue loved cats, going to the casino, camping, square dancing and taking care of her garden and her house. Sue was extremely proud of her children and grandchildren...
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Charlotte Marie Yinger

December 8, 1954 - March 29, 2019

Charlotte Marie Yinger passed away peacefully on March 29, 2019,at Wechsler Hall at Elwyn. She was the loving daughter of the late Robert and Catherine Crosson Yinger; devoted sister of Eleanor Yinger; and dear niece of Joseph Yinger. Also survived by Cousins and dear friends. Charlotte was devoted to her family and was a wonderful and loving person. Charlotte and her sister Eleanor were members...
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Donald F. Danese

March 30, 1930 - March 29, 2019

Donald F. Danese, 88, passed away on March 29, 2019 at his home. Donald was the beloved husband of Virginia (Timmins) for 54 years and father of Jeannine Falcone and Don (Harriet) Danese. He was also the proud grandfather of Alex Falcone, Donny Danese, Emily Falcone, Julianna Danese and Patrick Danese. Donald was born and raised in Yeadon, PA before moving to Secane, where he lived for the...
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Harry B. Quinn

August 8, 1920 - March 29, 2019

Harry B. Quinn passed away on March 29, 2019 at the age of 98. He was a resident of Norwood, formerly of Philadelphia. Beloved husband of the late Rita M. Devoted father of Gary (Carol) Quinn and Janice (John) Corcoran. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Tuesday after 9:30 am in the church of St. Gabriel...
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Dennis J Wiley

March 30, 1957 - March 28, 2019

Dennis J. Wiley passed away on March 28, 2019 at the age of 61. Dennis is predeceased by his mother Mary Madeline (Fitzgerald) Wiley, his father Martin Wiley and his infant children Dennis, Daniel and Madeline Wiley. Dennis is survived by three children including Lisa Wiley and loving son John Wiley. Dennis is also survived by his sisters and brothers Sally Coultes (Thomas), Marty Wiley (Judy),...
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Daniel Hastings Fletcher

September 30, 1974 - March 27, 2019

Daniel Hastings Fletcher, age 44, of Norwood, Pa. passed away on March 27, 2019. His Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 1:30pm at the King of Prussia Church of Christ, 590 West Valley Forge Road (Route 23), King of Prussia, PA 19406-1569.
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William J. "Bill" Rogers, Jr.

May 18, 1946 - March 27, 2019

William J. Rogers Jr. "Bill" age 72 passed away peacefully on March 27, 2019 at Taylor Hospice. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret "Marge" Rogers (nee Kissinger); step children Karen Knol (Todd) and their children Benjamin, Zachary, Jacob and Katherine; Christopher (Michele) and their children Mickey and Andi. Dear brother of George Rogers, Patricia Wayock (Thomas), Robert Rogers ...
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Nancy K. Baldini

September 30, 1966 - March 24, 2019

Nancy K. Baldini, 52 of Lester passed away Sunday March 24, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 30, 1966 in Darby to the late Howard & Henrietta (Johnson) McWilliams. A loving mother and longtime employee of the Delaware County Courthouse, Nancy was dedicated to her family, friends, and her career. She enjoyed doing arts & crafts, swimming and gardening with her...
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Elizabeth "Beth" Smith

June 28, 1961 - March 21, 2019

Elizabeth "Beth" M. Smith (nee Hunter), 57 of Folcroft passed away March 21, 2019 at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital. She was born June 28, 1961 in Philadelphia to the late Edward & Elizabeth (McGill) Hunter. Survivors include her loving husband, Joseph Smith; beloved sons Adam (Danille) and Shawn (Victoria) Beloved Grandmother to Declan and Lily (Deceased). Will be sadly missed by her...
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Cornelius J. "Connie" McDermott

May 28, 1932 - March 20, 2019

Cornelius J. "Connie" McDermott. On Wednesday 3/20/19, Connie passed away with peace and dignity with his 5 children by his side. Connie, ever the dapper gentleman with quiet nobility, thoroughly enjoyed spending his summer in OCNJ, boating, fishing and hanging out on the dock. He loved socializing with friends and relished time spent with his family. Connie and Dottie were the perfect example...
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James J. Cartafalsa

May 15, 1956 - March 18, 2019

James "Jim" Joseph Cartafalsa, 62, of Norwood, Pennsylvania, left our world far too soon on March 18, 2019. Jim was a lifetime resident of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Jim grew up in Prospect Park and was a proud graduate of Interboro High School. He was a man of the people and enjoyed his work as a bartender at several local establishments, most recently the Four Points Sheraton in...
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Henry W. Meredith

August 1, 1952 - March 18, 2019

Henry W. Meredith passed away on March 18, 2019 at the age of 66. Lifelong resident of Darby. Dear brother of Kevin Meredith, Linda Meredith and the late Donna Lovenick. Also survived by his niece and nephew., Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Friday after 9:00 am in the Church of Blessed Virgin Mary, Main St., Darby, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Int....
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Edward M. Panarello

February 3, 1982 - March 17, 2019

Edward M. Panarello, 37 of the Briarcliff section of Glenolden passed away Sunday March 17, 2019 at his home. He was born February 3, 1982 in Upper Darby to Jim & Karen (Dugan) Panarello. In addition to his parents Jim & Karen, Eddie is survived by his beloved son Dominic; his brothers, James III(Sarah) and Kristopher (Laura); nephews and nieces, Alexander, Julianna, Zoe and Jacob and his...
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Mildred C. (nee Dwyer) Leinhauser

February 13, 1933 - March 15, 2019

Mildred C. Leinhauser, (nee Dwyer) passed away at the age of 86, on March 15,2019. She lived in Folcroft, PA for many years and was formerly of Philadelphia where she was born on February 13,1933 to Edward and Mildred Dwyer. Mildred was a 1950 graduate of West Catholic High School where she was a member of the drama club and enjoyed tap dancing. She was a devoted member of St George Church and...
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Gloria Elizabeth Brogan

January 8, 1947 - March 13, 2019

Gloria Elizabeth Brogan, age 72, of Norwood, Pa., passed away on March 13, 2019. She was a 1964 graduate of Glen-Nor High School, and a dedicated member of the Norwood 4th of July Association. She worked for many years as a secretary for Glenolden and Tinicum schools and was a volunteer at the Brandywine Conservatory. Gloria also made Christmas decorations out of natural products, was an avid...
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William H. Hamilton (Bone)

May 4, 1951 - March 13, 2019

William H. Hamilton (Bone), age 67, of Prospect Park, formerly of the Germantown section of Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on March 13, 2019. He was a proud "Class of 1969" graduate of North Catholic High School and he was a dedicated longtime employee of Boeing for 27 years. William was an usher at Saint Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church in Norwood and was a volunteer on the Battleship New...
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Robert Reardon

August 21, 1947 - March 12, 2019

Robert Reardon, 71 of Aldan passed away Tuesday March 12, 2019 in his home. He was a proud resident of Aldan, having resided there for 30 years. He was born August 21, 1947 to the late George & Mary (Morris) Reardon. Robert worked for United Engineers for 30 years and then the Delaware County Controller's Office. Robert was active in many civic organizations, he was President of the Aldan...
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Shirley P. Crawford

June 13, 1933 - March 11, 2019

Shirley P. Crawford, 85, of Ridley Park, peacefully passed away on March 11, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 13, 1933 in New Jersey, the daughter of the late Ernest A. and Mabel L. (Fisher) Paul, and step-mother Ruth (Snyder) Paul. She was a 1951 graduate of Springfield High School, Springfield, Pa. She enjoyed her childhood traveling and going to the beach in New Jersey....
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Mary M. Del Franco

December 19, 1933 - March 11, 2019

Mary M. Del Franco (nee Sheeran) passed away on March 11, 2019 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Donald T., Sr. Devoted mother of Donald, Mary Harden, Joseph (Barbara), Christine (Zac) Galante and Donna Marie (Joseph) Biancaniello. Dear sister of Joseph Sheeran, Theresa Patchel, Genevieve McFadden, Francis Sheeran, Kathleen Aubert & the late John Sheeran, Helen Markwardt, Corinne...
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Annabel Liu

January 13, 1935 - March 10, 2019

Annabel Liu, a resident of Plush Mills Senior Living in Wallingford since 2007, died on March 10, 2019. She was 84. Annabel was born in Shanghai, China in 1935, two years before the start of the Sino-Japanese War. At the end of the Chinese Communist Revolution her family fled to Taiwan. She later came to the US as a journalism graduate student, and married Samuel H. Liu in 1960. For several...
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Harry A. Sension

January 17, 1943 - March 8, 2019

Harry A. Sension, passed away on March 8, 2019, at the age of 76, and was from Norwood, PA for many years. He retired from Boeing in 2001 after many years as a dedicated employee. Harry also was an avid fisherman, loved the beach and always enjoyed traveling. Devoted husband of the late Linda M. Polidoro Sension; beloved father of Tom Jones Sr. (Tanith); dear brother of Margaret V. Duke;...
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William E. "Buddy" "Duck" Donnelly

May 28, 1954 - March 8, 2019

William E. "Buddy" "Duck" Donnelly Jr., age 64 and a lifelong resident of Folcroft, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 8, 2019. Predeceased by his loving parents; William E. Donnelly Sr., Margaret (Donahue) Donnelly and his brother, Allen Donnelly. Survived by his loving wife, Denise (Francione) Donnelly; adoring children, Krista (Danny) White, Tricia...
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Carl D. Robinson

October 10, 1944 - March 7, 2019

Carl D. Robinson, financial advisor, of Wallingford, Pennsylvania died on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Media, Pennsylvania. He was born October 10,1946 in Chester, Pennsylvania and was the son of Nicholas J. and Priscilla Crawford Robinson. He was a life-long resident of Nether Providence. He's survived by his, wife Donna Shuck Robinson, son, Matthew Robinson, daughter, Melissa Browne and 10...
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Marie Wedemeyer

June 25, 1940 - March 7, 2019

Marie Wedemeyer, TNG As a student, Marie loved report card day. For her, each year, class rank included particular recognition. Her numbers always matched. Number of students enrolled 1,283 - class rank for Marie 1,283rd. School was not Marie's thing. Her IQ was just too big for the classrooms of the 1940s and 50s. She processed information lightning fast, had an incredible memory and while...
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Lawrence "Larry" Patterson

October 8, 1938 - March 7, 2019

Lawrence F. "Larry" Patterson passed away on March 7, 2019 at the age of 80. Larry was born and raised in Philadelphia before moving to the Briarcliffe section of Darby Township where he resided for the last 50 years. He is retired from the Boeing Company after 39 years as a Finance, Business and Planning Analyst. Over the years he's held many positions including; Elected Commissioner in...
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Marie T. Hastings

July 4, 1929 - March 7, 2019

Marie T. Hastings, 89 of Upper Darby passed away Thursday March 7, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born July 4, 1929 to the late Ray & Marie (Cooper) Eiche. Marie was a homemaker where she raised her three sons. She was a graduate of Mahanoy High School. Marie married the love of her life, Clifford Hastings in 1952. Marie enjoyed taking trips to the Atlantic City casinos with her...
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Marion M. Dunn

June 30, 1926 - March 6, 2019

Marion M. Dunn (nee Baker) was born in Philadelphia on June 30, 1926 to Matilda "Tillie" (nee Threlfall) and Francis "Earl" Baker. The Baker family, including Marion's younger siblings Dorothy "Dot" McGough (Francis "Moon") and Francis "Frank" Baker (Mildred), lived at 2119 Shields St. in Philadelphia until Marion was a teenager, when they moved up the street to 2107 Shields. Marion and her...
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Leo F. King, Jr.

September 25, 1941 - March 5, 2019

Leo F. King Jr. passed away on March 5, 2019 at the age of 77. He was a longtime resident of Woodlyn. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (nee Dinsmore). Devoted father of Kathleen M. King, Theresa A. King, Leo F. III (Mary Jane) & the late John F. (Frances) King. Dear brother of Kathleen Dinsmore. Also survived by his three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Relatives and...
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Francis "Frank" Gregory

May 1, 1959 - March 4, 2019

1959 – 2019 Francis "Frank" J. Gregory, 59 of Ridley Park passed away Monday March 4, 2019 at the Crozer Chester Medical Ctr. in Upland. He was born May 1, 1959 in Philadelphia to the late Kenneth M. & Ester (Bush) Gregory. Frank retired from the Local 359 Cabinet Makers Union as a Journeyman Woodworker. He was an avid football fan, enjoyed hunting & fishing and adored his grandchildren. ...
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Charles F. Chiappetta

April 12, 1935 - March 2, 2019

In loving memory of Charles "Charlie" Chiappetta, born April 12 1935 in Chicago Illinois, and went to our Lord on March 2, 2019 after battling a rare form of Parkinson's disease. He is predeceased by his wife Beverly, after spending 50 loving years together. Charlie grew up in the midwest and was transferred several times during his 20 years in the US Air Force. Upon retirement from the AF, he...
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Rosaline "Rose" Downey

June 27, 1945 - March 1, 2019

Rosaline "Rose" Downey passed away suddenly on March 1, 2019 at the age of 73. She was a longtime resident of Clifton Heights. Devoted mother of Bill (Lisa) & Ken (Alex) Downey. Dear sister of Gloria Manahan, Bill Downey, Patricia Norsworthy, & Terry Augustin. Also survived by her six grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Relatives & friends are invited to attend her viewing on...
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Pamela L. Smith

January 22, 1943 - February 28, 2019

Pamela L. Smith of Media, formerly of Philadelphia, died peacefully on February 28, 2019 after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Smith; beloved sister of Carol, Joseph (Lynn) and the late Charles, Jr.; loving Aunt of Laura (Joseph), Ryan (Kimberly), and Jennifer (Evan); dear Great-Aunt of Rinna, Charlie, Emily, Olivia, Rose and Nora; loving Godmother of Kim. She is...
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Rachel L. Marucci

March 17, 1975 - February 27, 2019

Rachel L. Marucci was born in 1975 on St. Patrick's Day and passed away on February 27, 2019 at the age of 43. Loving daughter of Tony & Ruth Marucci. Mother of Adam Dunbar, Emily Olszewski & Kevin Olszewki. Sister of Thomas (Kate) Ritter. She is also survived by her aunts, uncles and many cousins. Rachel was predeceased by her grandparents George R. Whitton, Louis & Mary Marucci, her uncle...
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Charles B. Fischer

November 21, 1939 - February 27, 2019

Charles Buttrick Fischer, 79, passed away on February 27, 2019 with his wife Susan by his side. Charlie was the beloved husband of Susan for 58 years and father of Chuck (Penny) and Doug (Maureen Reilly). He adored his grandchildren Tayler, Benjamin, Cameron, and Madeline. Charlie was born and raised in Bay Shore, New York. He graduated high school from Stony Brook Boarding School in Stony...
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Jane V. Waters

July 6, 1931 - February 27, 2019

Jane V. Waters (nee Garton), age 87, longtime resident of Glenolden, Pa. went home to be with the Lord on February 27, 2019 surrounded by her family. Jane grew up in Southwest Philadelphia. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was a humble, kind and gentle person who found great joy in the simple things in life and touched countless lives through her...
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Robert Michael Navazio

July 4, 1952 - February 26, 2019

On Tuesday February 26, 2019, Robert Michael Navazio, loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 66 in Ridley Park, PA. Robert was born on July 4 1952 in Philadelphia, PA to Clara and Frank Navazio. He graduated from Ridley High school in 1970, going on to work at the Franklin Mint for 30 years. In 1974 he married Veronica Sorensen. Together they raised their...
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Marie (nee Razzi) Capodici

June 19, 1924 - February 26, 2019

In loving memory of Marie Capodici, born, Marie Concetta Razzi, June 19, 1924; died Feb. 26, 2019; wed to Frank Capodici on April 27, 1946, and happily married for 67 years … she was always his 'bride'. Marie was a cherished & devoted Mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. Her Joy of Life enriched & inspired all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her greatest Gift to her children was...
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Paul Edward John Sutton

February 2, 1961 - February 24, 2019

Paul Edward John Sutton, 58 of Ridley Park, PA passed away Sunday February 24th, 2019. He was born and raised in Liverpool, England to Ruth (Wilson) Sutton and the late Edward J. Sutton. Paul had worked in security for Pathmark for many years. Paul's heart and soul belonged to Liverpool Football Club. He adopted and deeply loved LFC's anthem, You'll Never Walk Alone. His greatest love of all...
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George E. Wunder

June 28, 1938 - February 22, 2019

George Elmer Wunder, 80 of Essington passed away Friday Feb. 22, 2019 in Ridley Park. He was born June 28, 1938 in Darby, PA to the late Elmer & Marie (McLaughlin) Wunder. George was a Veteran of the US Army and retired from Boeing Company as an Instrumentation Mechanic, in addition to owning George's Air Conditioning and Heating business in the past. George loved to read and frequented the...
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Joseph H. Sloan, Jr.

September 2, 1932 - February 21, 2019

Joseph H Sloan, Jr died on Thursday February 21, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was a current resident of Upper Chichester, PA and Millsboro, DE. He had lived in several communities in the area: Ridley, Folsom, Crum Lynn and Woodlyn. He spent the last 29 years summering with his partner in crime Rosemary at Malone's Bayside Marina where he made a lot of lasting friendships. He was...
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Patricia A. Kenney Malin

December 1, 1957 - February 21, 2019

Patricia Anne Malin (nee Kenney), 61, passed peacefully on February 21st, 2019 surrounded by her loving and devoted family. Patricia was born in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph and Mary Kenney (nee Baldino) (both predeceased). United in marriage on February 18th, 1977 to Robert James Malin. Survived by her husband and five children; Robert Malin, Lisa Lepperd (Aaron), Christine Malin, Stacy Foy ...
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Jennie E. Alisio Rule

April 27, 1925 - February 18, 2019

Jennie was born on April 17th, 1925 to Ferdinand and Rita Alisio of Bethlehem, Pa. She died on February 18, 2019. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Stewart W. Rule. She is survived by her brother Dominic Alisio, her 3 children, Jack (Ann), Deborah (Steven), David ( Constance), 9 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren with one on the way. Services will be held on Saturday March 9th...
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Robert D. McHugh

June 5, 1940 - February 17, 2019

Robert D. McHugh, age 78 of Ridley Park, Pa., passed away on Feb. 17, 2019 at Asana Hospice. He was born and reared in South Philadelphia, Pa., Robert was a retiree of Local 690 Plumbers Union of Philadelphia. He was a volunteer for the Humane Society of Somerset Co. Maryland while residing on the Eastern Shore. He loved his cats and dogs, especially his cat Daisy! He was the son...
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Elsa Proscino

October 6, 1928 - February 17, 2019

Elsa Proscino, age 90, of Media, passed away February 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Elsa was born in Naples, Italy. Beloved wife of the late Guido Proscino. Dear mother of Patricia (David) Lusk and Fred (Loretta) Proscino. Grandmother of Diana & Kristen Lusk. Relatives & friends are invited to attend her memorial visitation on Thursday after 9am in the church of Nativity BVM,...
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Helen M. Umstetter

January 5, 1928 - February 16, 2019

Helen Umstetter (NEE O'Donnell) On February 16, 2019, Age 91 of Villas, N.J. Formerly of Glenolden PA. and the Meadows section of Phila. Dear wife of the late Walter (Boe) and loving mother of Carol (Mike), Walt (Sue), Jim (Dawn) and David. Grandmother of 10 and Great Grandmother of 3. Sister of the late Margaret, John, Jim, Anne, Steve and Cass. Relatives and friends are invited to attend...
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Mary Anne Berry

September 3, 1944 - February 14, 2019

Mary Anne Berry (nee Davidson), 74 of Berwyn, PA and Harvey Cedars, NJ passed on February 14, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Born in New York, NY to Robert and Mary Rita Davidson (nee Harrington). United in marriage to Thomas H. Berry on December 22, 1966. Survived by her husband and sons, Mark and Adam (Rebekah); grandsons Luke, Wyatt and Samuel. Also survived by her sister Eleanor ...
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John David Murphy

October 25, 1969 - February 10, 2019

John David Murphy passed away suddenly on February 10, 2019 at the age of 49. He was a resident of Haddon Twp., NJ, formerly of Springfield and S.W. Philadelphia. Loving son of the late James P. and Catherine "Kitty" Murphy. Dear brother of Albert (Jackie) Murphy, Kathleen (James) Falcone, Rose (Edward) Cassidy, Mary Ellen (Geoffrey Huling) Murphy and the late James A. "Butch" Murphy. Also...
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Amratlal N. Vaghela

May 12, 1942 - February 8, 2019

Amratlal N. Vaghela, age 76, of Folsom, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday Feb 8, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 12, 1942 in Tanzania, Africa. Amratlal was preceded in death by his parents, the late Naran & Devi Vaghela. Amratlal is survived by his siblings, Bhanulal Vaghela (Rakhi), Zavar Chudasama (Sashi), Dilip Vaghela, and Ranjana Vara (Khimji) and numerous...
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Elizabeth A. Dowling

August 11, 1940 - February 7, 2019

Elizabeth A. Gunther Dowling, 78 of Secane, PA passed in her home on February 7th, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in North Philadelphia to the late Anton Gunther and Marie (Damm). Elizabeth was an avid gardener, enjoyed cooking, and loved to travel. She was a graduate of Saint Joseph's University where she earned her degree in Education. She was a teacher for 40 years and...
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Stephen E. Lendvay, C.Ss.R.

March 24, 1938 - February 6, 2019

On February 6,2019, Bro. Stephen E. Lendvay,C.Ss.R., beloved son to the late Emil and Thelma (nee Eckert) Lendvay. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews and his Redemptorist Confreres. A Mass will be celebrated at Stella Maris' Main Chapel ( St. John Neumann Residence at Stella Maris, Timonium, MD) on Friday, February 8,2019 at 11 a.m. A Visitation will follow in St. Peter the Apostle...
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Nickander J. Damaskos

February 5, 1931 - February 6, 2019

Nickander J. Damaskos age 88 of Glen Mills passed away on February 6th 2019. Beloved husband of the late Naomi (1974) and Marilyn (2009). Dear father of Jenell Thompson (Gary), Jim Powell (Sandy), Nikki Owens, Diana Patille (Frank) and Jennifer Revill. Brother of the late Callie Hansen. Grandfather of the late Vanessa. Also survived by grandchildren Jason, Carmen, Chris, CJ, Maddie and great...
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William J. Gavin

August 22, 1968 - February 1, 2019

We are saddened by the passing of Bill Gavin on February 1, 2019 at the age of 50. Bill was a resident of Essington PA. Bill was a proud father of Brittany Gavin and Emily Gavin. Loving wife of Lisa Gavin. Beloved Son of Ruth Gavin solar. Dear brother of Deneen Gavin Shadrick and Kimberly Laboranti. And many nieces and nephews .He was a caring, selfless and truly life inspiring man we were all...
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William J. Pauciello

March 22, 1937 - January 31, 2019

William (Bill) J. Pauciello, born on March 22,1937, passed away surrounded by loved ones on January 31, 2019. Bill was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Southeast Catholic High School. Bill worked as a supervising manager at ITE for many years. He was a devoted employee, avid sports fan and a man who loved his family with his whole heart. Bill was predeceased by...
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Kathleen M. Neill

May 11, 1960 - January 30, 2019

Kathleen Marie Neill, age 58, longtime resident of Collingdale, PA, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2019 at 2:00pm. Kathleen was born to her father, the late James Thomas Neill SR and her surviving mother, Doris Ann Neill (Fossard). Kathleen, often known to those closest to her as Kathy (aka Cookie) was a graduate of Archbishop Prendergrast in 1978, before becoming the doting mother to her...
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Louise T. (nee Elia) Cortese

March 21, 1924 - January 30, 2019

Louise T. Cortese (nee Elia) passed away on January 30, 2019 at the age of 94. She was a resident of Media, formerly of Folcroft. Mrs. Cortese was predeceased by her parents Vincent and Mary Elia. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. Cortese for forty-nine years. Devoted mother of Louis (Shirley) Cortese and Rosemary (George) Faulkner. Dear sister of the late Victor, Alfred, Antoinette and...
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Libero "Lee" Anthony Gardella

July 24, 1935 - January 29, 2019

Libero "Lee" Anthony Gardella, 83, of Edgmont, PA, passed away at Paoli Hospital on January 29, 2019. Libero was the beloved husband of Eileen for 53 years and father of Lisa (Scott) Jackson, Lee (Beth) Gardella and Mark (Ann) Gardella. The proud grandfather of Cara, Matthew and Ryan Jackson, Lee, Grace, and Emily Gardella and Madeleine and Mark Gardella. He is survived by a large family of...
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George Albert Dix

August 5, 1919 - January 27, 2019

George Albert Dix He passed away surrounded by loved ones on January 27, 2019. He was born August 5, 1919 in Niagara, New York. His career was in University administration. His avocation was being a church organist, and music was his life-long passion, which he passed on to his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Lucille Henebry Dix; his daughters Karen Dix...
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Shawn P. Burke

March 7, 1986 - January 26, 2019

We are saddened by the passing of Shawn P. Burke on January 26, 2019 at the age of 32. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving 12 years and was deployed for 2 tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was always the life of the party and definitely a diehard Eagles fan. He was predeceased by his mother, Linda Burke He was the beloved husband of Nikita Burke, devoted...
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Jeremiah "Jerry" White

August 21, 1938 - January 26, 2019

Jeremiah "Jerry" R. White, age 80 of Folcroft, PA, passed peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was raised mostly in Yeadon, PA, and was an alumnus of the first graduating class of Monsignor Bonner High School (1957). He worked as an Offset Lithographer in the printing industry in Local 14-M. His work experience, with an innate eye for intricate details and condition,...
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Noreen Combs

August 17, 1944 - January 25, 2019

1944 – 2019 Noreen Ellen Combs (Nee Ashley) 74 of Chester (formerly Wallingford) passed away Friday Jan. 25, 2019 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland. She was born Aug. 17, 1944 in Chester to the late Benjamin & Ida (Blair) Ashley. Noreen formerly worked at the Wallingford WaWa and Wallio's Frog Pond Café in Chester. She was also active with the Ladies Auxiliary of the Garden...
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Pauline "Polly" Parchinski

November 11, 1935 - January 23, 2019

Pauline "Polly" Catherine Parchinski, 83 of Gettysburg, PA (formerly Wallingford) passed away Wednesday January 23, 2019 in Gettysburg. She was born Nov. 11, 1935 in Swarthmore to the late Joseph & Margaret (Battle) Conway. Polly was the widow of the late Frank L.Parchinski who died in 1998. She was the sister of the late Francis T. Conway, Nancy Conway Borneman, John L. Conway, Richard J....
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Diane Trotter

April 3, 1962 - January 22, 2019

Diane Trotter (nee Doris) 56 of Secane passed away at her home on Tuesday January 22, 2019. She was a caring, selfless and truly life inspiring woman we were all blessed to know. Diane was someone who changed your life forever through the memories she created in your heart. Her passion for gardening and plants showed us how to care for each other and build beautiful lives as we grew as a family....
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Joseph Patrick Loftus

October 11, 1925 - January 20, 2019

Joseph P. Loftus, 93, of Folcroft, PA, formerly of the Meadows, died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on January 20th. He attended West Catholic Boys High School and was a World War II veteran. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy and fought in three combat missions in the South Pacific. He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Agnes Loftus, and his...
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Joan M. (nee Carson) Fricker

April 27, 1933 - January 17, 2019

Joan M. Fricker (nee Carson) passed away on January 17, 2019 at the age of 85. She was a longtime resident of Springfield. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Devoted mother of Mary Joan (Andrew) Harmer, Elizabeth A.(Steve) Hort, Kathleen M.(Randy) Zakreski, Joseph G. Fricker and Mark E.(Susan) Fricker. Dear sister of Nancy DeArros, Margo McHale and the late Patrick Carson, Edward Carson and...
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Debra Mae Sylvester

January 9, 1957 - January 16, 2019

Debra Mae Sylvester, 62, of Primos, passed away January 16, 2019, at the University of Penn Hospital. She was born January 9, 1957 in Chester, PA to the late Otto and Nancy Ellerbrake. Debbi loved celebrating family events. With family being her passion, she was a wonderful mother and adoring grandmother. She was a dedicated Certified Medical Assistant at Penn Medicine for almost 20 years. Many...
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Valeria Csajbok

April 2, 1928 - January 15, 2019

Valeria Csajbok, 90, passed away on January 15, 2019. She immigrated to the United States with her husband Ferencz in 1957, leaving her native Hungary to escape Communist aggression following her brother, Lajos who left in 1956. Valeria was a seamstress starting at the age of 16 years old in Budapest, Hungary. She took her craft and became a custom dress designer where she opened her dress...
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