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Our Obituaries

John F. Boyle

March 25, 1927 - December 8, 2019

John F. Boyle, 92, of Aldan, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends on Sunday, December 8. He was born March 25, 1927 in Philadelphia to James Joseph and Anna (Ebinger) Boyle. He attended St Clement's and West Catholic High School. He was the Beloved husband of the late Hazel Cook Boyle, with whom he spent 57 years of love, laughter and...
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Helen Rosenbaum

August 14, 1937 - December 7, 2019

Helen Rosenbaum (nee Huhn) passed away on December 7, 2019 at the age of 82. Helen was a resident of Springfield, formerly of S.W. Philadelphia. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Devoted mother of Deborah Ryan, Donna (Robert) Mander, Helen (Michael) Tolassi, Kathleen (Stephen) Terinoni & the late William. Mother in law of Mariann DeMaria. She was predeceased by her three brothers. Also...
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Ann I. Ford

May 25, 1932 - December 7, 2019

Ann I. Ford (nee Scocca), passed away on December 7, 2019, at the age of 87, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Folcroft and South Philadelphia. Ann loved playing cards with her friends. She also enjoyed Casino trips very much but most of all was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed. ...
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Bethanne Martin

November 5, 1976 - December 5, 2019

On December 5th Bethanne passed suddenly at home. Beth was beautiful, free spirited, kind, sweet and carefree with a magnetic soul. She was a talented artist that loved all things nature. She lived for her son Sammy, who was her pride and joy with whom she loved watching horror movies. Beth was hardworking and she loved to cook, read and cast spells. She was the best aunt anyone could ask...
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Jane Mathiot Gutsche

March 29, 1921 - December 4, 2019

Jane Mathiot Gutsche, 98, passed into heavenly reward on Wednesday December 4, 2019 at The WillowBrooke Court of Granite Farms Estates in Media. She was born March 29,1921 in Lancaster, PA to the late Jacob & Grace (Randolph) Mathiot. She graduated from McCaskey High School in Lancaster, PA. She proudly served in the United States Coast Guard SPARS during World War II and then became a...
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Gail M. (nee Pierce) Bush

July 1, 1961 - December 4, 2019

Gail Bush (nee Pierce), resident of Blue Bell, PA, formerly of Prospect Park, PA passed away peacefully on December 4, 2019 at the age of 58. Gail loved spending time with her family, vacationing to the Jersey shore, cooking, taking walks, and relaxing with a good book. She is survived by her parents Ralph and Carol Pierce, husband Forrest, daughters Kathleen and Andrea, brothers Mark ...
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Joan F. Newman

February 22, 1933 - December 4, 2019

Joan F. Newman of Media, and formerly from Drexel Hill, PA passed away surrounded by her loved ones on December 4, 2019 at the age of 86. She was born February 22, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James & Madelyn (Daly) Finegan. Joan was predeceased by her son, James Newman. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Albert, son, Michael (Lisa), daughter Kathy (Carmen) DiMichele,...
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Terecita Daly

December 8, 1939 - December 3, 2019

Terecita Daly, age 79, of Glenolden, PA peacefully passed away on December 3, 2019. Born and raised in Taos Pueblo, NM. She enjoyed being outdoors. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Daniel J. Daly; children Christine (Gordon) Hutton, Joseph Daly (Joanne Davis), Virginia Ryan and Daniel Daly. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are...
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Eleanor B. Strawley

October 28, 1921 - November 26, 2019

Eleanor Strawley, 98, died on November 26, 2019 at Lima Estates, Media, PA. She was born October 28, 1921 in Philadelphia. She was the daughter of the late Ella and Howard Boon; sister of the late Ruth Boon Cassidy and Edith, William, and Howard Boon; and wife of her beloved late husband, Alfred Marlin Strawley. She was a graduate of West Philadelphia High School and spent most of her adult...
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Aaron J. Brogan

August 1, 2010 - November 25, 2019

Aaron J. Brogan passed away on November 25, 2019 at the age of 9. Aaron was a resident of Norwood. Beloved son of Theodore and Christine Brogan. Grandson of Catherine Cicalese. Also survived by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Visitation on Thursday after 8:45 am at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Eddystone followed by a...
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Francis "Frank" Nelling III

April 13, 1949 - November 25, 2019

Francis A. Nelling, III, 70 of Prospect Park passed away peacefully Monday, November 25, 2019 at Taylor Hospice in Ridley Park surrounded by his immediate family. He is predeceased by his parents Francis and Eileen (Bradley) Nelling and his brother Patrick Nelling. He graduated from Monsignor Bonner in 1967 and joined the US Army thereafter. Frank served his country for 22 years and retired...
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Ralph E. Fucetolo

May 19, 1933 - November 23, 2019

Fucetolo, Ralph E., passed away November 23, 2019, at the age of 86 and was from Aldan, PA. Loving son of the late Ralph and Virginia Fucetolo; beloved husband for 63 years of Helen (nee Gillin); devoted father of Susan Richardson (Lew); dear grandfather of Eric V. Carroll and Andrew D. Carroll, also survived by 2 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Friday 9 AM...
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Jonathan Stone Sutton

July 31, 1944 - November 21, 2019

Jonathan Stone Sutton, 75, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Jon was a founding partner of Growth Properties, which was at the forefront of the rebirth of Old City. St. Charles Court was their first historic restoration project of twenty-seven apartments and one of the first in Old City. They redeveloped several similar apartment and retail...
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Thelma M. (nee Dandridge) Smith

June 9, 1933 - November 21, 2019

Thelma Marie Smith ( nee Dandridge) passed away on Thursday November 21, 2019 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital at the age 86. She was affectionately known as "Sissy" and to her grandchildren she was "Gammie". Born to Charles Henry Dandridge and Louvania Matilda Prigg, on June 9, 1933 in Darby, Pa. Sissy graduated from from Darby Senior High School in June 1951 and entered Mercy...
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Robert James Felker, Sr.

September 28, 1946 - November 19, 2019

Robert James Felker Sr., age 73, of Collingdale passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019. Beloved husband of Catherine Felker (nee Boorse). Dear father of Robert J. Felker Jr. (Jill), Karen Felker and Vicki Roberts (Peter). Brother of the late Donald Felker and Geraldine Brennan. Also survived by two grandchildren Lucas Felker and Ella Roberts. A naval veteran serving proudly from 1965 until...
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Frank W. Barbehenn

November 9, 1932 - November 18, 2019

Frank W. Barbehenn of Glen Mills, PA passed away on November 18, 2019 at the age of 87. He was born November 9, 1932 in Cumberland, MD to the late Harry & Moleta (Willison) Barbehenn. He was raised in Milltown, NJ and attended New Brunswick High School. After serving in the U.S Army Medical Corps during the Korean War, he became employed by TransWorld Airlines. In 1975, he and a fellow...
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Denise Elizabeth Zerby

September 29, 1963 - November 18, 2019

Denise Elizabeth Zerby (nee Winter) passed away suddenly on November 18, 2019, at the age of 56. She lived in Holmes, Ridley Township and was formerly of Southwest, Phila. Denise was a talented hairdresser for many years but most of all she was devoted to her family. She was also a great artist known for her drawings working in pastels and paint. She even painted ceramics so beautifully and had...
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Edward T. Kane, Jr.

November 3, 1921 - November 16, 2019

Edward T. Kane of Media, PA, formerly from South Philadelphia passed away on November 16, 2019 at the age of 98, son to the late Edward Sr. and Jean Kane. Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife Angelina and brothers James and Thomas. He is survived by daughter Mary Ann Oldrati; son Thomas and Pegi Kane; granddaughter Lori and Christopher Ellis, and great-granddaughters Norah and Danielle...
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William T. Boch, Sr.

January 29, 1948 - November 16, 2019

William T. Boch Sr., age 71, of Essington passed away on November 16, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Regina M. Boch (nee Mumbower). Dear father of Nicole Browne (David), Lisa Keeney (the late Jonathan) and the late William T. Boch Jr., Brother of John Boch, Catherine Dussell, and the late Sara, Rose, Freddy, Barbara, and Harry. Also survived by nine grandchildren Michael, Mackenzie, Kailyn,...
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Fred H. Andrus

June 4, 1950 - November 15, 2019

Fred H. Andrus of Philadelphia , PA passed away on November 15, 2019 at the age of 69. He was born June 4, 1950 in Akron, OH to the late Dr. Frederick H. & Ruth E. (Polk) Andrus. Fred was predeceased by his father, his mother and his brother James Andrus. He is survived by his one true love Sally Bernhardt; sisters Jean Andrus; Betty Andrus; Kathy (Ronnie Lengel) Andrus; and nieces Mallory...
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Ryan Michael Stocku

February 11, 1999 - November 15, 2019

Ryan Michael Stocku, age 20, of Media, PA, sadly passed away on November 15, 2019. He was born, raised, and lived his entire life in Media. Ryan was active and athletic and played football, baseball, and wrestled throughout the years. Ryan broke multiple Penncrest High School wrestling records by the time he graduated in 2017. Ryan's wrestling career continued in college as a Division I starter...
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Michael J. Murray

April 23, 1947 - November 15, 2019

Michael J. Murray passed away on November 15, 2019 at the age of 72. Formerly of Delaware Co. & S.W. Philadelphia. Loving son of the late James J. Jr. & Marion Murray. Dear brother of Susan (John) Conte, Mary Lou Patton, Linda (Sal) Branco, James III (Sheli), Stephen, Kimberly (John) Jennings & Kathleen (Ronald) Okarski. Also survived by his ten nieces, five nephews, ten great nieces, four...
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Louise C. Lubinsky

April 10, 1941 - November 12, 2019

Louise C. Lubinsky, age 78 of Lewes, DE, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. She was born on April 10, 1941 in Ridley Park, PA, daughter of the late George and Doris DeGrave. Ms. Lubinsky made her career as an inspector of electrical components, employed with Clifton Precision and Wire Mold Company. In her spare time, you could find her crafting...
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George J. Faulkner

February 22, 1944 - November 12, 2019

George J. Faulkner passed away on November 12, 2019 at the age of 75. He was a longtime resident of Norwood. Devoted father of George (Rose) & John Faulkner. Dear brother of John "Jack" (Sherri) & the late Jim "Jumbo" Faulkner. Also survived by his two granddaughters Alexis Faulkner, Alyssa Subers, his sister in law Letty Faulkner, his longtime companion Clara Gordon and her two daughters...
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Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr.

September 9, 1955 - November 10, 2019

Hugh J. Fitzgerald, Jr., "Fitz" or "Pop", age 64 of Ridley Park, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2019 at Harlee Manor. Fitz spent 40 years in the freight industry working for organizations including Emery Worldwide, Airborne Express and eventually as an independent driver for FedEx. Fitz grew up on Taylor Drive in Folcroft, PA briefly went to Bonner and graduated from Sharon Hill High School...
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David Turotsy

March 27, 1942 - November 10, 2019

David Turotsy passed away peacefully on November 10, 2019. Dave was born in Johnstown, Pa and lived in Folcroft for the past 74 years. He was a graduate of Eddystone High School and retired from Boeing Helicopters, Ridley Park. Dave enjoyed sharing his love of hunting, fishing and the outdoors with his family. They never knew where his gypsy adventures would take them. Husband of the late...
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Michael Anthony Pino

February 16, 1926 - November 10, 2019

Michael Anthony Pino, 93 of The Belvedere/Genesis Health Care in Chester (formerly..Folcroft ) passed away Sunday November 10, 2019 at the Crozer Keystone Hospice at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. He was born February 16, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late Frank & Michaline Puia. . In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his wife Rita (Sgro), and...
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JOSE VIRGILIO SANCHEZ CAMPOVERDE

May 25, 1935 - November 9, 2019

En conmemoración de la vida de JOSE VIRGILIO SANCHEZ CAMPOVERDE Mayo 25, 1935- Noviembre 9, 2019 † "Yo soy la resurrección y la vida, el que cree en mí, aunque este muerto, vivirá" (Juan 11:25) Su esposa: Targelia Narváez Peralta, sus Hijos: Carmen, Carlos, Augusto, Mario, Narcisa, Lola, Pachi, Mariagusta, Patricio, Lupe y César; sus hijos políticos: Hugo, Raquel, Victoria, Sara...
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Janet R. (nee Fanelli) Doto

September 9, 1949 - November 9, 2019

Janet R. Doto (nee Fanelli) passed away on November 9, 2019 at the age of 70. Longtime resident of Folcroft. Beloved wife of Ben. Devoted mother of Deanna Doto and Anthony (Stephanie) Doto. Dear sister of Michael Fanelli. Also survived by her 3 grandchildren, Isabella, Johnathon and Jessie, as well as her dear nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Memorial...
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Michael J. McCann

February 23, 1959 - November 7, 2019

Michael John McCann of Norwood died suddenly on November 7th 2019. He will be joining his mother, Anna while leaving behind three loving children Michael, Christopher and Meghan. Five brothers and sisters Alma, Gregory, Elaine, Stephen and Joanne also his father, Joseph. There was not a person in his ever-growing family that was not happy to be around him or happy that he was simply there. He...
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Rita C. Varrasse

May 20, 1921 - November 4, 2019

Rita C. Varrasse (Nee Falconio), age 98, a longtime resident of Glenolden, PA. peacefully passed away on November 4, 2019 comforted by her family. Born in Philadelphia on May 20, 1921 and raised in South Philadelphia. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at Brinton Manor. Rita was sharp witted, loved to cook and liked to pass the time doing many arts and crafts. ...
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Dan Barry

August 17, 1964 - November 3, 2019

Dan Barry, age 55, of Clifton Heights, passed away suddenly on November 3, 2019. Dan was born in Upper Darby, PA on August 17, 1964 and was a long time resident of Lansdowne, PA. Dan was a devoted truck driver for the Philadelphia Inquirer for the past 19 years and was a proud lifetime member of Lansdowne Fire Company and Darby Fire Patrol #2 . Dan enjoyed playing the Pennsylvania Lottery,...
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Patrick J. McLaughlin

September 23, 1926 - November 3, 2019

Patrick J. McLaughlin, 93 of Wilmington (formerly Sharon Hill) passed away Nov. 3, 2019 at the Wilmington Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late Robert & Annie (Kane) McLaughlin. Pat served in the Army during the time of the Korean War. He also worked for the Home Insurance Company for 30 years as an insurance adjuster. Pat was the proud owner of Pat's deli in south...
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Elizabeth Ann Crumb

May 25, 1950 - October 31, 2019

Ann Crumb, actress, musician, woman of the world, humanitarian, champion of the lost, and friend to all, died at age sixty-nine, surrounded by her family, her friends, and her beloved dogs. Although she was successful in every endeavor she attempted in life, she was humble and thankful for the talents and opportunities that she had. In the later years of her life, she dedicated all of her...
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John H. Callahan

October 23, 1924 - October 31, 2019

John H. Callahan, 1924 – 2019. After a full life filled with much giving and kindness John H. (Jack) Callahan, 95 of Glenolden peacefully passed away October 31, 2019 at home. He was born Oct 23, 1924 in Philadelphia to the late Daniel & Mary Callahan. Jack proudly served in World War II in the Fifth Army Division of the 85th Calvary Mechanized Reconnaissance and received many medals for...
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Kristopher M. "Kriff" Stankiewicz

May 12, 1978 - October 30, 2019

Kristopher M. "Kriff" Stankiewicz, age 41, of Prospect Park passed away on October 30, 2019. Beloved husband of Jennifer Dunbar Stankiewicz. Loving father of Gavyn, Aaron, Gabriel, Alexandria and Brody. Beloved son of Karen; son in law of Mary and Bill Wood. Brother of Eric, Kari and Jay; also survived by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. Kriff enjoyed spending time with his family...
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Gloria A. Paul

December 14, 1923 - October 30, 2019

Gloria A. Paul (nee Olshefskie) passed away on October 30, 2019 at the age of 95. She was a longtime resident of Norwood. Beloved wife of the late Charles W. Paul. Devoted mother of Barbara (Frank) Starzi and Lynne (Fran) Stonis. Also survived by her four grandchildren Lisa, Diane, Craig and Caitlin; three great-grandchildren Tom, Angelo and Alli. Relatives and friends are invited to attend...
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Joseph F. Twardowski, Jr.

May 13, 1928 - October 29, 2019

Joseph F. Twardowski, Jr. 91 of Morton (formally of Port Richmond) passed away Tuesday Oct. 29th at the Harlee Manor Personal Care Ctr. in Springfield. Joe lived at the Sunrise Senior living of Newtown Square since 2015. He was born May 13, 1928 in Pottstown, PA to the late Joseph F. Twardowski, Sr. & Mary (Kuszyna) Curry. Joe served proudly in the US Navy and was a retired Mail Carrier for...
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Carmella A. (nee Mignogna) Collica

November 23, 1934 - October 29, 2019

Carmella A. Collica (nee Mignogna) passed away on October 29, 2019 at the age of 84. She was a longtime resident of Sharon Hill. Beloved wife of Joseph R. Devoted mother of Joseph W. Collica, Anne Marie Gibson and the late Anthony C. Collica. Dear sister of William Mignogna, Fred Mignogna and the late Joseph and Nicholas Mignogna and Anna Patterson. Also survived by her 4 grandchildren,...
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Bernice C. Bradley

November 3, 1958 - October 28, 2019

Bernice C. Bradley of Glenolden, PA passed away on October 28, 2019 at the age of 60. She was born November 3, 1958 in Philadelphia, PA to Allen & Frances (McCall) Phillips. Bernice was predeceased by Frances McCall, Allen Phillips Sr., Aunt Marie, and Robert Phillips. She is survived by her beloved husband Raymond Bradley, her daughters Crystal Bradley and Stephanie Burgess-Bradley, her...
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Paul Robert Rowcroft

April 4, 1963 - October 24, 2019

Paul R. Rowcroft, Age 56, of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home on October 24, 2019. He is the beloved husband of Jennifer G. Rowcroft. He is survived by two children, Debra A. Rowcroft and David P. Rowcroft; siblings Steve Rowcroft, Daniel (Mary Beth) Rowcroft, Danielle Love, and Harry Ritchie; several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his loving parents, Edgar and Barbara Rowcroft. ...
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Francis C. Phillips

March 31, 1943 - October 22, 2019

Francis C. Phillips, age 76, of Folcroft passed away at home on October 22, 2019. He is the beloved husband of Carolyn Phillips (Betham). He is survived by his children Michelle (Bob) Ferry, Denise Schlake, and Michael (Amy) Phillips; grand-children Allyson, Zachary, Bobby, Michael and Holly; brother Joseph (Cathy) Phillips and brother-in-law Edward Betham. Fran was a fanatic Phillies and Notre...
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Helen T. DiFeliciantonio

January 26, 1927 - October 18, 2019

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

September 7, 1923 - October 17, 2019

Margaret M. (nee Meehan) Chisholm of Granite Farms Estates, Media, PA passed away on October 17, 2019 at the age of 96. She was born September 7, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Thomas & Catherine Meehan. Margaret was predeceased by her beloved husband William and brother Thomas and sister Dolores, who died in childhood. She is survived by her daughter Margaret Chisholm and nieces...
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Mary Lee Gibson

February 8, 1950 - October 16, 2019

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

August 7, 1969 - October 16, 2019

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

September 26, 1948 - October 16, 2019

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

May 10, 1922 - October 15, 2019

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

November 21, 1943 - October 13, 2019

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

October 3, 1973 - October 10, 2019

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

May 25, 1958 - October 9, 2019

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

September 18, 1947 - October 8, 2019

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

October 20, 1946 - October 8, 2019

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

August 8, 1929 - October 7, 2019

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

November 5, 1940 - October 6, 2019

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

April 11, 1957 - October 4, 2019

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

January 26, 1927 - October 4, 2019

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

October 27, 1932 - October 2, 2019

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

July 10, 1953 - October 1, 2019

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

August 22, 1921 - September 29, 2019

Margaret R. Foley of San Francisco, CA, formerly of St. Clement Parish, Philadelphia, passed away on September 29, 2019 at the age of 98. She was the fleet staffing manager at ARCO Marine for many years. Margaret was predeceased by her sister Mary E. Foley and brothers John J. Foley and Joseph P. Foley. She is survived by her loving nephew John (Paula) Foley. Relatives and friends are...
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Michael J. LoBiondo

June 28, 1964 - September 29, 2019

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

January 3, 1959 - September 28, 2019

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

March 26, 1935 - September 26, 2019

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

March 31, 1944 - September 22, 2019

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

June 17, 1934 - September 22, 2019

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

October 27, 1945 - September 22, 2019

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

January 21, 1930 - September 21, 2019

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

June 10, 1927 - September 17, 2019

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

January 20, 1939 - September 16, 2019

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

January 3, 1961 - September 16, 2019

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

May 7, 1954 - September 15, 2019

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

May 11, 1955 - September 15, 2019

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

November 25, 1936 - September 14, 2019

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

January 18, 1987 - September 13, 2019

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

June 18, 1958 - September 13, 2019

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

May 20, 1943 - September 13, 2019

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

September 15, 1926 - September 12, 2019

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

September 18, 1944 - September 11, 2019

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

November 12, 1935 - September 11, 2019

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

March 21, 1943 - September 9, 2019

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

September 13, 1928 - September 7, 2019

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

December 11, 1958 - September 6, 2019

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

August 24, 1955 - September 4, 2019

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

December 4, 1952 - September 3, 2019

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

October 22, 1931 - September 1, 2019

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

September 20, 1951 - August 29, 2019

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

November 2, 1952 - August 27, 2019

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

January 13, 1932 - August 27, 2019

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

March 3, 1928 - August 27, 2019

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

September 13, 1958 - August 23, 2019

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

December 14, 1963 - August 23, 2019

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

July 29, 1940 - August 21, 2019

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

April 16, 1926 - August 21, 2019

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

September 13, 1949 - August 21, 2019

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

August 18, 1995 - August 19, 2019

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

April 15, 1958 - August 19, 2019

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

August 12, 1948 - August 17, 2019

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

February 8, 1964 - August 16, 2019

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

July 14, 1921 - August 13, 2019

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

April 7, 1934 - August 12, 2019

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