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Our Obituaries

William J. Sanford

August 3, 1948 - May 17, 2022

Sanford William J. (Bill) of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on May 17th, 2022 at the age of 73. The loving son of the late Catherine Slinka (nee Laverty) and the late William Sanford, the beloved husband of Kathryn (nee Becker) and devoted father to his two daughters Krista Moffatt (Vince) and Lauren Kilcoyne (Kelly). Proud pop-pop of Gia, Luke, Sydney, Paige, Ryan, and Connor. Dear...
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Gerald "Jerry" May

January 25, 1962 - May 13, 2022

Gerald "Jerry" May, 60, of Philadelphia passed away unexpectedly on May 13, 2022. He was born January 25, 1962 in Philadelphia to Joseph and Theresa May (nee – Dwyer). Jerry is the beloved husband of 33 years of Gina May (nee – Jhinis); father of Jerry May and his wife Donna, Heather Keller and her husband Mark Keller, Jr, and Kaitlyn May; grandfather of Dylan, Cadence, Miley and Mason ;...
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Paul Richard King

July 1, 1963 - May 12, 2022

Paul Richard King, age 58, passed away tragically on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Paul is the son of the late, Eugene J. King and the late, Anna King (nee Zimmerman). Paul grew up in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia. Paul had a big heart and would help anyone in need. Paul considered everyone he met his best friend. He will be truly missed. Paul is survived by his siblings Mary Gasper,...
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Mark A. Collins

May 12, 2022

Mark A. Collins, of Philadelphia and Bensalem, on Thursday May 12th, passed away at the age of 52. Mark was the loving husband of Patricia "Tricia" M. Collins (nee Schmidt) for 24 years, and the caring father to Anna M. Collins. Mark will also be greatly missed by his mother-in-law Patricia Schmidt, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, friends, and family. Mark was raised in...
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Joan Casciato DiPietropaolo

May 9, 2022

Joan DiPietropaolo passed away peacefully on May 9th. She was 87 years old. She is survived by her children, Roger (Margie), Diane (James), and Eileen (Dave); grandchildren Alexis (Kurt), Jessica (Robert), and Tommy; great-granddaughter, Amelia Grace; and many nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her husband Alexander (Big Al) and sister Elaine. Joan loved her family more than...
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Andrew Pasco

May 8, 2022

Andrew V. Pasco passed away on May 8, 2022. He was 53 years old. Andrew is survived by his loving siblings, Mary T. DeLeon (Raymond), Norah Haislip (Carl), Walter J. Pasco Jr. (Kim), and Edward C. Pasco; as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Andrew is preceded in death by his parents, Mary U. and Walter J. Pasco Sr.; and his sister, Martina Pasco. Andrew was born in the Feltonville...
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Charles "Buddy" Sakaitis

December 3, 1942 - May 8, 2022

Charles "Buddy" Sakaitis passed away on May 8th, 2022 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of the late Arlene (nee Hummel); loving father of Ryan Sakaitas (Colleen), Tracey Ford (Joseph), and Colene Clayborne (Joseph); devoted grandfather of Shane, Cassidy, Shannon, Colin, and Carter; and loving brother of Marie Nerlinger, and Christine Koukoski; and beloved friend of Rose, Joe, and the...
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Kathleen "Kathi" McCloskey

March 7, 1947 - May 5, 2022

Kathleen "Kathi" McCloskey (nee Malone), of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at the age of 75 while surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Mae Malone, Kathi dedicated her life to the things she loved the most – her family and dear friends. She lived for spending time with her children and grandchildren and a family gathering or vacation was...
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Kathleen C. Iller

February 25, 1951 - May 5, 2022

Kathleen C. Iller of Philadelphia died peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Kathleen was employed at the Red Lion and Academy Acme as a customer service representative for over 30 years. She was 71 years old. Daughter of the late Thomas Sr. and Helen (nee Fee) McCormac. She was devoted to her Family. Beloved wife of 50 Years to Dennis Iller Sr. Loving Mother of...
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Diane Moore

May 3, 2022

Diane Elizabeth Moore passed away suddenly on May 3, 2022. She was 47 years old. Diane is survived by her beloved husband of 30 years, Thomas M. Moore, Jr.; loving children, Thomas A. Moore, Sr. (Jaclyn Martinez), and Dillion Moore (Tabitha Johnson Moore); and devoted grandchild, Thomas A. Moore, Jr. She is preceded in death by her parents, Diane and Alfred Weeden. Diane was such a...
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Helen M. "Hollie" Skea-Haley

March 13, 1961 - April 28, 2022

Helen M. "Hollie" Skea-Haley passed away unexpectedly surrounded by her family on April 28, 2022 in her home at age 62. Hollie was born March 13, 1961 in Philadelphia to the late Thomas J. Skea and Adele A. Kazana-Skea. Hollie was the beloved wife of Robert Haley, Sr; mother of Arianna Haley and Robert Haley, and their significant others Jay Heston and Willow Tomberlain; grandmother of Joseph and...
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Steven P. Wetzel

March 15, 1958 - April 27, 2022

Rev. Steven P. Wetzel OSFS, professed member of the Wilmington-Philadelphia Province of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales for 41 years, died on April 27, 2022. Father Wetzel was born on March 15, 1958, to Frederick Wetzel and Caroline (DiPretoro) Wetzel. Steve always had a very strong connection with his grandparents; the late Amedeo DiPretoro and Jennie (nee Cosenza). He was the loving...
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Camillo R. DeGregorio

April 25, 2022

The world lost an incredible human being when Camillo DeGregorio died on Monday, April 25, 2022. Cam was born to Henry and Viola DeGregorio on November 10, 1945. In addition to his parents, he had an older brother, Henry. He also has a younger sister, Rita. Cam grew up in South Philadelphia as a member of St. Monica's and St. John Neumann. He especially loved spending his summers at his...
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Christopher Paul Kennedy

February 27, 1978 - April 24, 2022

Christopher Paul Kennedy, of Feasterville-Trevose, passed away unexpectedly on April 24, 2022 at age 44. He was born on February 27, 1978 in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania to the late Patrick W. Kennedy, Sr. and Barbara Andersen. Christopher was the husband of Holly Kennedy; loving father of Makayla Kennedy; brother of Patrick W. Kennedy, Jr. and his wife Lisa, Sean Kennedy and his wife Ashley, John...
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Lawrence McGuffin

April 24, 2022

Lawrence C. McGuffin passed away peacefully with family by his side on April 24, 2022. He was 71 years old. Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Anna (nee DiSandro); loving children, Lawrence (Leah), Kathleen, Bridget, and Joseph; and grandchildren, Lawrence III, and Natalie. He is also survived by his siblings, Neil, David (Ellen), Florence, Mary Helen Altimariro (Bill), Ann Mobley...
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Edward Louis Manko

April 23, 2022

Edward Louis Manko of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on April 23, 2022. He was 58 years old. Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Laura (nee Borgardt); loving children, Jessica Manko, and Kaitlyn Cartolaro (Chris); and doting granddaughter, Raven. He is also survived by his brother, Ted (Terri), and sister-in-law, Kim Borgardt, many nieces and nephews. Ed was Known by many and a...
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Diana Howe

April 21, 1943 - April 22, 2022

Howe Diana passed away on April 22, 2022. She was born on April 21, 1943. Daughter of the late parents Salvatore DiGrado and Jean Jaski. Beloved sister of the late Joseph DiGrado, survivedby loving sister-in-law JoAnn. Beloved wife to the late Edward H. Howe and the late AnthonyArriviello. Beloved mother of the late Eddie Howe. Diana is survived by daughters Lisa Waller (Earl), Tracey DeLuca,...
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James P. White, Jr.

April 21, 2022

James Patrick White, Jr. passed away suddenly on April 21, 2022. He was 82 years old. Jim was born in Philadelphia to Edna and James White, Sr. He is preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Benhayon; son, James Patrick; and grandchild, Ryan Garofolo. Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Bonnie (nee Blattner); loving children, Denise Magazzu (Butch), Donna Garofolo (Rick), Kelly...
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Dorothy R. Devlin

September 20, 1939 - April 18, 2022

Dorothy R. Devlin, passed away on April 18, 2022, at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown. She was 82. A longtime resident of the Parkwood section of Philadelphia, she recently resided in Yardley, PA. Dorothy was a 1957 graduate of Little Flower High School for girls and a founding and active member of St. Anselm R.C. Church. The daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Carrigan) Bertsch. She was the...
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Charles Venango

April 15, 2022

Charles Venango passed peacefully on April 15, 2022, at 81 years old. Charles was born in Philadelphia to Mary and Charles Venango. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Margaret (Eldred) and children: Margaret Kuonen, Mary DeMaio (Ron), Charles Jr. (Mary Kay), Anne O'Brien (Jim), and Joseph (Jennifer); 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Charles was a loving husband and...
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Moses "Moe" Sadler

December 14, 1978 - April 14, 2022

Moses Sadler passed away suddenly on April 14, 2022. He was 43 years old. Moe was born in Camden, NJ to Rosaura Thomas (nee Torres) and Keith Sadler. He is survived by his daughter, Angel Sadler; his parents, Rosaura and Michael Thomas; and Keith and Denise Sadler; siblings, George Sadler, Olympia Howell, Ariellis Hemmings, Kiara Vasquez, and Kayleen Sadler; and nieces and nephews, Iliana Howell,...
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John H. Crankshaw

October 24, 1938 - April 14, 2022

John H. Crankshaw, age 83, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on April 14, 2022, at Deer Meadows. Born in Philadelphia, John was the son of The Late John and Euphemia (nee Dallas) Crankshaw. He was: Beloved husband of 54 Years to Anne (nee O' Hara) Crankshaw Loving Father of Michele (Dan) Lawson, Kelly (Joseph) Mc Laughlin And John (Kristin) Crankshaw. Devoted Grandfather of...
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Francis Windfelder

April 13, 2022

Windfelder Francis Charles, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 13th, 2022 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of Alberta Marie Windfelder. They were married for 44 happy years. Frank was the devoted father of Dawn Marie Windfelder, and Anne Windfelder, loving grandfather of Alyssa Leigh Windfelder, Andrea Lynn Windfelder, and Morgan Elizabeth Jenkins; beloved brother of Caroline...
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Robert J, McCarthy

November 20, 1953 - April 12, 2022

McCarthy Robert John McCarthy was born in Philadelphia on November 20, 1953. He passed away on April 12th, 2022 at the age of 68 with his children by his side. Robert was predeceased by his parents, William and Eleanor McCarthy, and his sister Eleanor. Bob was the loving father of Robert McCarthy (Melissa), and Kelly Bisignano (Joseph), devoted grandfather of Ava, Joseph, and Bradley and...
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Bernice Moshinski

April 11, 2022

Bernice Moshinki passed away on April 11, 2022. She was 87 years old. Bernice was born in Philadelphia to Walter and Frances Abramczyk. She is survived by her daughters; Frances Horgan (Michael), Anna Horvay (John); and Roseanne Seedes; grandchildren, Bryan, Patrick, Matthew, Colleen, John, Kevin, Donnie, Ashley and Andrew; 5 great-grandchildren; Alexa, Sean, Samantha, Max and Carly, with one...
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Gerald P. Smith III

April 10, 2022

Gerald P. Smith III "Jerry" of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on April 10, 2022 at the age of 65. Jerry was the beloved husband of Colleen (nee McShane), loving father of Jennifer Smith (Jim Brown) and Jerry Smith (Sarah Linn) dear son of Mary Ann Smith ( the late Gerald P. Smith II), brother of Jeanie Smith (Bob Moyer), Kathleen (Jim Skala) Tim Smith (Kate), Matt Smith (Sue), Tricia ...
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Frank C. Ciamberlano, Sr.

May 9, 1948 - April 9, 2022

Frank C. Ciamberlano Sr., 73 years of age, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at St.Mary's Hospital in Langhorne, PA. Frank was born May 9, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Violet (Lanciano) Ciamberlano. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School. Frank was a bricklayer for 20 years. Frank is survived by his loving son Frank (Cristina), his sister Madelyn (Edward)...
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Howard J. Brooks

April 1, 2022

Howard Brooks passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on April 1, 2022. He was 90 years old. Howard is survived by his beloved children, Kathy, Howard, Barbara, Joseph, Rosemary, Nancy, Lynn, Tracy, and Douglas; 27 loving grandchildren; over 20 great-grandchildren; his sister, Alberta, and brother Wayne. Howard is preceded in death by his daughter, Jane; his wife, Jane; and his wife, Carol...
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Rose Spei

March 31, 2022

Rose Spei passed away peacefully on March 31, 2022. She was 89 years old. Rose was born in Philadelphia to the late Sophina and Samuel Martorano. She is survived by her beloved children, Cindy (Robert), Lisa, and Sandy; loving grandchildren, Michael, Stephen, Samantha, and Jayden; great-grandchildren, Michael, Anthony, Christopher, Stephen, and Matthew; and sisters, Josephine Menshouse, and Cass...
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Michael Pickens

March 31, 2022

Michael Pickens passed away suddenly on March 31, 2022. He was 54 years old. Mike is survived by his sisters, Robin Bell-Peeles (Kenneth), and Diane Pickens; 4 nephews, and several grand-nephew and nieces. Michael was a loving and caring son and brother and a friend to many. He will be deeply missed. Relatives and friends are invited to Mike's Life Celebration on Friday, April 8, 2022...
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Myrtle Mansfield

March 31, 2022

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Kenneth John Enright

March 31, 2022

Kenneth (Kenn) John Enright, 40, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday March 31, 2022, surrounded by the love of his family after a 2 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving parents Kenneth and Kathleen (Morgan); his sister Kelly (Fred Alcaro); his brother Kevin (Heather); his nephews and niece, William (Billy) and Penelope (Penny) Alcaro and Liam and Finnian...
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Carollee Weischedel

October 21, 1947 - March 30, 2022

Weischedel Carollee, originally of Philadelphia, PA, and then of Towanda, PA, passed away on March 30th, 2022 at the age of 74. Carol will be greatly missed by her niece Joanna Brookens, and Donna Witner, and close friend Patricia Manalo. Carol was predeceased by her parents Robert and Dorothy Bailey, her sister of Donna Quirple, and partner and the love of her life Mark Schauffer. Carol...
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Kathleen McDonald

March 30, 2022

Kathleen McDonald passed away peacefully with family at her side on March 30, 2022. She was 81 years old. Kathleen was born in Philadelphia to the late Catherine and William Morton. She is survived by her beloved children, Joseph Jordan, Timothy Jordan, Marie Baker (Dominick), Kathryn Eder (Tom); 3 step children; Charles McDonald Jr.(Susan), Sharon Frey (Ed), Brian McDonald (Jackie); 13...
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Joseph "Joe Doc" Dougherty, Jr.

August 22, 1941 - March 29, 2022

Joseph J. "Joe Doc" Dougherty Jr., 80, a proud East Falls and Northeast Philadelphia resident passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Joseph was the beloved husband of Angela J. Dougherty (nee Barrulli); loving father of Joseph J. Dougherty, III (Elaine), Brian C. Dougherty (Rachel), Anne Marie Dougherty (Steve), and Sarah C. Dougherty; devoted stepfather of George, Joseph, and Jeana Jamison;...
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Joan P. Moore

March 29, 2022

Joan P. Moore, of Philadelphia, passed away on March 29th 2022 at the age of 75. Joan is survived by her loving husband Donald E. Moore of 49 years and mother to Donald C. Moore (Donna), Sharon P. Dattilo (Anthony), Michael P. Moore, the late Kevin P. Moore, and Thomas R. Moore. Joan will also be greatly missed by her sister Maryanne Weicke (Bob) and leaves behind an impressive legacy in her 11...
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George F. DeCecco

March 28, 2022

George Francis DeCecco, of Philadelphia, passed away on March 28th at the age of 85. George was the loving husband of Carol A. (nee Sonntag) for 55 years and father to Robin M. Hobbs, Dominic A. DeCecco (Denise Torres-DeCecco), Diane Marie Taylor (John P.), and Teresa E. "Terry" DeCecco (Robert Sifari). George leaves behind an impressive legacy his six grandchildren; Anna, Joshua, Jacob, Andrew...
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Doris Jean Grubb

November 29, 1932 - March 27, 2022

Doris Jean Grubb of Philadelphia PA, born in Reading PA passed away peacefully on March 27, 2022 at the Immaculate Mary Center with her daughter, Karen E. Grubb by her side who loved and cared for her deeply. She was 89. Doris was a devoted wife to the late William Henry Grubb. She will also be missed by her brother, James Murphy Sr., nephews James Murphy Jr. and Edward (Butch) Murphy Jr....
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Megan E. Clifford

July 30, 1984 - March 24, 2022

Clifford Megan E., of Philadelphia, passed away after a long fight with breast cancer on March 24th at the age of 37. She was the devoted wife of Matt Clifford; loving mother of Matthew, Nora, Kelsey; beloved daughter of Kevin and Anne Ward; cherished sister of Kevin (Brandy) Ward, and Theresa (Tom) Lenza; and loving aunt of John, Kevin, Savannah, Thomas, and Jacob. Megan will also be greatly...
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James Patrick Daly

December 6, 1951 - March 22, 2022

James Patrick Daly Sr, age 70, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Jim was the beloved husband of Linda (Brauckmann) Daly, and was happily married for 49 years. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Stephen and Regina Daly(Leonard). He is survived by brother Kevin Daly, and sister Muin Daly. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Billy and Stevie. In addition to...
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Clare T. Shuttie

July 7, 1937 - March 21, 2022

Clare T. (Triebl) Shuttie of Philadelphia, PA passed away peacefully on Monday March 21, 2022 at the age of 84. She spent her final years at St. John Neumann Nursing Home. In her younger days, she had taken classes in decoupage and stained glass which she enjoyed for many years. Clare is survived by her beloved husband Nicholas, son Philip (Teresa). She was preceded in death by her son Nicholas...
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Karl G. Rosenbaum

November 14, 1959 - March 20, 2022

Karl G. Rosenbaum, beloved brother and uncle, passed away on March 20, 2022, he was 62 years old. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Karl and Florence (Mostiller) Rosenbaum. He is survived by his sister Bernadette D'Onofrio, niece Jenifer D'Onofrio, nephew Scott D'Onofrio, and great-niece, Gianna D'Onofrio. Karl is also survived by many cousins. Karl was born and raised in the Olney...
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Melba Garcia

March 20, 2022

Melba Garcia (nee Orsini) of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 20, 2022. She was 88 years old. Born in Guantanamo, Cuba, she was the daughter of the late Gregorio and Francisca (nee Arenado) Orsini. She is preceded in death by her husband Rafael Garcia, her son Robert Garcia, and four grandchildren. Melba is survived by her children Ralph Garcia (the Late...
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Robert Bannan

March 19, 2022

Robert "Bob" Bannan passed away on March 19, 2022. He was 61 years old. Bob is survived by his beloved wife Bridget (nee McHugh); daughters Kelly Rae (Greg) and Rebecca (Ben); nephew Steven Vuillermet (Kirstin); parents Robert T. Bannan and Joan R Bannan; and siblings Barbara Vuillermet and Thommy (Barbara); Mother-in-law Patricia McHugh (the late Raymond); Sister-in-law Susan Walmsley (Dan);...
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Robert J. Montague, Jr.

March 18, 2022

Robert J. Montague Jr., passed away on March 18, 2022. He was 70-years-old. Bob was born in Philadelphia to the late Robert J. Montague and Agnes (nee McGuigan). He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Kathleen (nee Fenningham); loving children, Robert J. Montague, III (Emily) and Shannon Montague; grandchildren, Robert and William Montague; siblings, Nancy Corley, Mary McVey (Daniel),...
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George R. Young

March 15, 2022

George R. Young, of Wrightstown, PA, passed away on March 15, 2022. He was 89 years old. He was a long time heavy equipment operator for such companies as Froshours, William Musselman Excavating and Harding Bros. Plumbing & Heating. George loved Auto Racing and spent countless weekends in East Windsor & Flemington, NJ. He was also Captain of the Greater Bucks String Band. Most of all George...
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Ray Moretti

March 13, 2022

Raymond Moretti, Sr. peacefully passed away on March 13, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Ray was 94 years old and has now joined his beloved wife, Mary Jane (Rock) who preceded him in death. He is survived by his his children, Raymond Jr. and Cathryn (Henry). Also survived by sister-in-law, Rosalle Casey (Joseph- preceded in death), sister-in-law Vera Moretti (Lester- preceded in death)...
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Margaret "Peg" M. Graham

March 13, 2022

On Sunday morning, March 13, 2022, Margaret (Peg) M. Graham (nee Murphy) passed away peacefully. She was surrounded by her loving husband, Edward, and her children. Peg is survived by her husband of 68.5 years, Edward Graham, her children Edward (Marie), Michael (Grace), Denise Cummings (Frank), Tim (Susan), Chris (Donna), Joyce Colavita (Michael), Maria Graham Colavita (Charles Blumer), Jeffrey ...
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Edward Egenlauf

March 11, 2022

Edward J. Egenlauf passed away on Friday, March, 11, 2022. He was 62 years old. Ed was born in Philadelphia to the late Dorothy (nee Detrich) and William Egenlauf. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Rene (nee Beltrante); loving children, Dan (Caitlyn), Amanda Bell (Matthew), and Briana (Nick); grandchildren, Nicholas Bremme, Luke Bremme, Renn Bremme, and Kinsley Egenlauf; siblings,...
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Margaret Lacey

March 10, 2022

Margaret Lacey, age 89, died in her home in Philadelphia on March 10,2022 surrounded by her loved ones. She lived in Germany and moved to the United States at the age of 18 after she met and married her husband, Jerry. He was serving our country in Germany. Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry; and her daughter, Carol Anne. She is survived by her daughters;...
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Barbara A. Chism - Heffernan

March 10, 2022

~ In The Loving Memory for Barbara Ann Chism Heffernan ~ Barbara Chism-Heffernan, 74, Philadelphia, PA, passed away on March 10, 2022, at the VNA Hospice Center in Philadelphia PA after battling with pancreatic cancer. Barbara Chism Heffernan the first born to Edith Chism, was born on June 28, 1947 in Chester, PA. She union with her husband, Dennis Joseph Heffernan in 1975. They both...
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Angelo "Nichie" DiMezza

October 5, 1955 - March 9, 2022

Angelo "Nichie" DiMezza, of Philadelphia, passed away on March 9th, 2022 at the age of 66. He was the loving husband of the late Karen; beloved brother of Maryann Amodei (Pietro), and the late Pauline Chmil (William); devoted uncle of Lawrence J. Rawle, the late Leo A. Rawle, Yolanda Amodei, Jeanine Benn, and Patricia McGoldrick. Great uncle and Great-grand uncle to many nieces and nephews. A...
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Joseph Wiseman

March 9, 2022

Joseph Wiseman passed away on March 9, 2022. He was 43 years old. Joey was born in Philadelphia to John III and Patricia (nee McGovern) Wiseman. He is survived by his loving wife, Amanda, and their beautiful daughters, Mckayla, Ava, Bailey, and Emma. Joey is also survived by his siblings, John IV (Tina), and Tricia Donahue (Brian). He is preceded in death by his father, John III, and brother,...
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Luis N. Ayala

March 7, 2022

Luis N. Ayala 73 of Philadelphia passed away on March 7, 2022. Beloved husband of Marisol Arce Ayala. Loving father of Crystal G. Ayala (Shawn Dackow). Grandfather of Tyler and Chase Dackow. Also survived by his many brothers and sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. Luis enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He had a love of horses and enjoyed being outside...
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Edward L. Punches

March 6, 2022

Edward L. Punches passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2022. He was 78 years old. Edward was the son of the late Harmon and Marjorie (nee Lanigan) Punches, and father to the late Edward Punches Jr. He is survived by his loving children; Susan I. DiRenzo (late David), Michael Punches (Maricar), and Megan Zakarewicz (Ed), his siblings; Larry Punches, Marjorie Moss, Robert Donsky, and...
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Charles Joseph Socki, Jr

March 5, 2022

Charles Joseph Socki, Jr. of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at the age of 69. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Carol (Gilson) and his 2 sons Charles (Michele) & Christopher. He was known as "Pop-Pop" to his 4 grandchildren Charles IV (17), Brenna (16), Cameron (8) & Jordyn (6) who were his "pride and joy". Relatives and friends are invited to Charles'...
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Marilyn A. Laurie

October 1, 1946 - March 5, 2022

Marilyn A. Laurie (nee – Rumsey) passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2022 at age 75. She was born October 1, 1946 to the late Charles J. Rumsey, Jr and the late Catherine V. Rumsey (nee – Keller) in Philadelphia. Marilyn was the beloved sister of Charles J. Rumsey III and his wife MaryCarol, Donna Benson and Bill Wargo, and Robert Rumsey and Faith; she is also survived by a loving extended...
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Joan D. (Agostini) Murphy

August 15, 1934 - March 5, 2022

Murphy, Joan D. (nee Agostini), 87, formerly of East Oak Lane and Margate, NJ passed away on March 5, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, Joan was the daughter of Lawrence V. Agostini and Catharine (Iochum) Agostini. She was a 1952 graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School. Joan was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward J. Murphy, Sr., and three brothers and three sisters. She is survived...
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Carol Sue Tompkins

March 3, 2022

Carol Sue Tompkins (nee Wilson) passed away on March 3, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Dennis C. Tompkins. Loving mother of Stephanie Tompkins and Susanna Tompkins Salvati (Ron). Dear sister of Thomas Wilson, Jr, Richard Wilson (Danna) and the late Harry "Bobby" Wilson (Sally). Also survived by nieces and nephews Carol Sue was a fun loving, adventurous, strong willed soul. She was not afraid...
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Emma Fetscher

February 6, 1922 - March 2, 2022

On March 2 we lost our North Star. Matriarch. Last family member of her generation. Mom. Mom-mom. Great Mom-mom. Mother-in-law. Aunt Emma. Auntie Em. Cousin Emma. Mrs. Emma. Emmie. Married to Edward for 38 years before his passing in 1989, and mother to Edward (Linda), Michael (Janice) and Jane (Richard). Loving Mom-mom to Tim (Michelle), Lisa (Lowell) and Eddie (Debbie), and Great Mom-mom to...
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Margaret "Peg" Rowan

July 11, 1947 - February 28, 2022

Rowan Margaret "Peg", of Philadelphia, passed away on February 28th, 2022 at the age of 74. She was the beloved daughter of William and Rita Harbison; devoted wife of the late George; loving mother of Kevin Dooley (Donna), Karin Stewart, Matthew Rowan, and the late Thomas "TJ" Rowan; devoted grandmother of Amanda Harris, Meghan Stewart, Casey Stewart, Lainey Stewart, Emma Stewart, Liam Rowan,...
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Barbara Desiato

February 26, 2022

Barbara A. Desiato passed away suddenly on February 26, 2022. She was 82 years old. Barbara was born in Philadelphia to the late Jane and William George. She is survived by children, Judy (Nelson) Williamson and Joseph M. Desiato. Barbara is preceded in death by late husband, Joseph L. Desiato; children, Barbara Jean (née Bishop) and William Desiato; and sister, Aurea Lear. Barbara was a beloved...
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John "Big Jack" Griffin, Jr.

February 25, 2022

John, "Big Jack" Griffin Jr. (72), Philadelphia, PA Died on February 25th due to complications from lung cancer and COPD. Surrounded by his loving family. His battle with cancer and COPD in recent years showed his courage in facing all of life's challenges with a smile in spite of those difficulties. Jack is survived by; His loving wife Arlene, Daughter Terri, Son Jack III, A proud Grandfather...
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Grace E. Watson Morlock

August 21, 1925 - February 23, 2022

Morlock- Grace E. (nee Watson) age 96 on Wed. February 23, 2022 Beloved Wife of the late Edward G. Morlock. Loving mother of Gary E. (Pat), Linda M. Devereaux (Jim), and Edward G. Jr. (Tina). Devoted grandmother of Molly Stringer-Hye (Sam), Jessica, Shannon, & Edward, great-grandmother of Ryder. Grace loved spending time with family, her Church St. Paul's Lutheran in Olney where she was active...
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Edward Knellinger

June 8, 1970 - February 23, 2022

Knellinger Edward Thomas, 51, peacefully passed on February 23, 2022. Beloved Father of Kierstin A. and Alexa A. Knellinger, dear Son of Edward G. and Linda M. (nee Cleghorn) Knellinger, Brother of Linda A. Knellinger and Uncle of Aaron D. and Mason F. Knellinger. Ed was a talented artist, enjoyed the outdoors, avid bicyclist and all around Philadelphia Sports fan, but his greatest love of all...
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Francis P. Welsh, Jr.

July 21, 1964 - February 22, 2022

Francis P. Welsh Jr., age 57. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late Frank and Maureen Welsh. Francis P. Jr. is survived by his children Francis, III and Grace of Mullica Hill, NJ. He is also survived by his girlfriend Stevi and her family of Philadelphia PA and his siblings Thomas (Barb), Patrick (Helen), Michael, Kathleen (Christopher), and Maureen (Scott). ...
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Elaine M. Keleher

February 17, 2022

Elaine M. Keleher, 96, of Warminster, PA, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2022. Elaine was born to the late Edwin Newton and Helene (Goyette) Newton in Worcester, MA on May 27, 1925. She lived in Worcester and Winchendon, MA before moving to Washington, D.C. during World War II to work on behalf of the war effort. It was there that she met her beloved husband, Edwin Keleher. They...
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Maryann Seifert

April 8, 1939 - February 17, 2022

SEIFERT Maryann (nee Moosbrugger) of Philadelphia, passed away on February 17, 2022, at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of the late Gary Seifert, devoted mother of Karen Longmore (Brian), and Gary Seifert, Jr. (Robin); loving grandfather of Karyne, Carissa, Kelly, and Gary, III; and cherished sister of Joseph Moosbrugger, and the late Catherine. Maryann learned to play the organ and...
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Elizabeth Betty Vandenburg

July 10, 1927 - February 17, 2022

Vandenburg- Elizabeth (Betty) nee Lawler died on Thursday February 17, 2022 at the age of 94. Betty was born July 10, 1927 to Mary (Spencer) and Joseph Lawler in Philadelphia. Betty was the oldest of 4 children and grew up in Germantown. Betty loved going to the theater with her grandmother which sparked a lifelong appreciation of movies and all things dramatic. She graduated from Little Flower...
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Mary O'Brien

February 15, 2022

Mary R. O'Brien passed away peacefully on February 15, 2022. She was as 90 years old. Mary was born in Philadelphia to Mary and Paul Cunningham. Mary worked as a manager in the mailroom at the Budd Company for over 40 years and retired at age 60. She was an avid bowler and Elvis's biggest fan. Mary also enjoyed weekly movies and reading the Philadelphia Inquirer. Mary is preceded in death by...
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Octavio Diaz

January 19, 1930 - February 15, 2022

Diaz Octavio, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 15th, 2022 at the age of 92. Octavio was the beloved husband of Iris (nee Torrens); loving father of Anna Santos (Frank), Antonio Diaz, Octavio Diaz Jr., (Lori), Yolanda Santos (the late John), and the late Joseph Diaz; devoted grandfather of Antonio, Sonia, Juanita, Iris, Alyssa, Paul, and Richard; devoted great grandfather to ten great...
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Thomas "Baldy" Kortonick

October 10, 1936 - February 15, 2022

Thomas "Baldy" Kortonick passed away peacefully at his home on February 15, 2022 at the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his loving companion Catherine Trignani as well as his parents, George and Mary, and his siblings John, Agnes, George, Florence, Mary and Francis. Thomas is survived by his extended family, Tony Amodei and his children, his niece Mary Rehr (Charlie), and many great...
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William R. "BILL" Wurst

February 15, 2022

William R. "Bill" Wurst, age 80, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 15, 2022 at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Torresdale Division Philadelphia, PA. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Charles and Rose Wurst. Bill was a hard-working family man, he was a Counterman for multiple plumbing supply companies. He loved helping people out, he was always fixing everything...
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James G. McAnally

December 24, 1939 - February 13, 2022

McAnally James G., of Philadelphia, passed away at his home at the age 82. He was the loving husband of Judith McAnally (nee Fortino); devoted father of James Patrick McAnally (Christine), Carol McIntyre (Fran), and Carl McAnally (Lisa); beloved grandfather of Ashley Guinter (Chris), Francis McIntyre (Brittany), Brittany McIntyre, James McAnally, Courtney McAnally, Taylor McAnally, Logan...
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Francis W. McCloskey

February 12, 2022

McCloskey Francis William, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 12th, 2022 in his home at the age of 77. He was a beloved son of the late Francis C. McCloskey, and Edythe (nee Brophy). Francis is survived by his wife Annette; his sons Francis Jr., Sean Patrick (Kanae), and step-daughter Marjean; his grandchildren Charlotte, Colin, Hanna, and Kai; his brother Dennis, sister-in-law Kathi and...
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John "Jack" Angeny, Jr.

February 10, 2022

John W. Angeny, Jr., "Jack", passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 10, 2022 surrounded by his children; he was 90 years old. Devoted husband to the late Patricia Ann "Pat" (nee Smith) for 59 years before her passing in 2016. Jack was born in Philadelphia to the late Doris (nee Wood) and John Sr. He is survived by his children; Jack Angeny (Kim), Karen Doughtery (Bud), Kim Quigley, and...
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Carol Walsh

February 9, 2022

Carol Walsh passed away peacefully with family by her side on February 9, 2022. She was 66 years old. Carol was born in Philadelphia to the late Henry Piotrowski and Patricia Piotrowski (nee Dittert). She is survived by her beloved husband of 44 years, Thomas Walsh; loving children, Timothy Walsh (Jeneane), and Jenna Walsh (Stan); grandchildren, Victoria, Shay, and Connor; mother, Patricia...
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Joseph Lion

February 26, 1958 - February 8, 2022

Family, Friends and Loved Ones are Invited to Joe's Celebration of Life on Monday February 14th, 2022 - 9-11am followed by a Celebratory Memorial service at the Christian Life Center, 3100 Galloway Road in Bensalem PA. Joe is the Beloved Husband of 39 Years to Nancy Doria Lion. A tall and handsome, Ukrainian and German Perfect Gentleman from Kensington coming into this big Italian Family…...
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Dolores Wasserleben

February 8, 2022

Wasserleben Dolores, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on February 8th, 2022 at the age of 87. She was the loving wife of David Wasserleben; adoring mother of Vicki Peterson (Ken), David Wasserleben (the late Robin), Michael Wasserleben (Anna), and Valerie Kuhlmeier (David); caring grandmother of Tara, Eric, Ryan, Barbie (Joe), Melissa, Michael, Emily, Heather, Jessica, and Christina, and great...
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Donnamarie J. Petrasso

August 26, 1975 - February 5, 2022

Donnamarie, of Bensalem, passed away at the age of 46. She was the beloved wife of Ken Petrasso. They were happily married for 20 years. Donnamarie was cherished daughter of the late John Mays, David Garbarino (stepfather), and the late Carol Garbarino, devoted mother of John, Angelena, and Anthony (Becca); loving grandmother of Marina, and Emilio; and beloved sister of Judith Goodry, Colleen...
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Harry Edward Kennedy

March 10, 1954 - February 5, 2022

Harry Edward Kennedy passed away February 5, 2022 at his home in Warminster with his family by his side. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Harry was the beloved husband to his wife Joy of 48 years, father and best friend to his son David and loved father-in- law to Lisa Marie Callow. Survived by his brother, Martin Kennedy. Harry played softball land was a Phillies fan. He enjoyed playing the...
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Eleanor Gilbert

October 9, 1943 - February 5, 2022

Eleanor Gilbert, of Philadelphia, passed away unexpectedly at her home on February 5, 2022. She was 78. Eleanor was born October 9, 1943, in Philadelphia to the late Herman and Gertrude Klein (nee Shmukler). She was the beloved mother of Shawni Gilbert and her husband Luke Barford and Amy Gilbert; the sister of the late Jack Klein; and the aunt of Jodi and Gary Klein. Relatives and friends are...
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George Rodock

February 2, 2022

George Rodock passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 2, 2022. He was 99 years old. George was the devoted husband to the late Sophie (nee Stehel) of 30 years. He was the loving brother to the late; John, Mike, Joe, Pete, Helen, Mary, Anne, Nicky, Basil, Andy, and Betsy. He is survived by his two daughters, Lisa McGauley (Tom) and Kimberly Sylla; his grandchildren, Tommy, Lexi...
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Margaret F. "Marge" Sharpe

March 27, 1936 - February 2, 2022

Margaret F. Sharpe, of Philadelphia and longtime resident of Gloria Dei Estates, passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2022 at age 85. She was born March 27, 1936 to the late William McQuade and the late Catherine McQuade (nee – Ferguson). Marge was the beloved wife of Donald W. Sharpe; mother of Nancy Moran and her husband Pat and David D. Sharpe and his wife Luci; grandmother of David J,...
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Theresa L. Stankiewicz

March 4, 1958 - February 2, 2022

Stankiewicz Theresa, L., of Philadelphia, PA but lovingly called "Dukes" by family and friends, passed away on February 2nd at the age of 63. She was a devoted wife to Robert (deceased) and raised her children Laura and Krystal (deceased) with love and laughter in the home they shared for almost 35 years. She was the mother-in-law and faithful partner-in-crime to Michael Grover. Dukes will...
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Michael S. Beck

January 31, 2022

Michael S. Beck passed away on January 31, 2022. He was 80 years old. Michael was born in Philadelphia to Mary and Michael J. Beck. He is survived by his son, William "Bill" Beck (Robyn); grandchildren, Ashley Beck (Daulton), and William Beck, Jr.; and sister, Mary Dorgan (William). Growing up, Mike was a baseball player in high school and a very good pitcher. He enlisted in the army at 17....
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Robert J. Kacala

January 31, 2022

Robert J. Kacala, of Northeast Philadelphia, died peacefully on January 31, 2022, at the Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Division. He was the devoted husband of 54 wonderful years to Marie (nee Castagna). Robert was born in and grew up in Philadelphia. He worked for McKesson Pharmaceuticals Inc., retiring after 33 years. He enjoyed playing the lottery, a cold PBR, Watching the Eagles,...
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Rose Marie Hutt

January 29, 2022

Rose Marie Hutt passed away peacefully on January 29, 2022. She was 70 years old. Rose Marie was born in Philadelphia to Catherine and Louis Martino. She is survived by her children, Debra Alcorn (Ryan), and Christopher Hutt; brother, Richard Martino (Ann), and niece, Diana Rossi. Rose Marie is preceded in death by her husband Edward Hutt (dcd 2014). Relatives and friends are invited to Rose...
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Ronald E. Hevener

January 29, 2022

Ronald E. Hevener, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 29th at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of Marcia (nee Przeslaw); loving father of Dorothea Bergan, Brenda Skinner (Tony), Deborah Kozlowski (Edward); and Ronald Hevener, Jr., (Jeanie); devoted grandfather of Shannon, Jimmy, Brittany, Brett, Cole, Giovanni, Taylor, Nick, and Sean; and loving great grandfather of Kayla, Brianna,...
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Ralph G. Allen

January 28, 2022

Allen Ralph G. of Philadelphia, passed away on January 28th at the age of 84. He was the loving wife of Mary (nee Smythe); devoted father of Bill Paradise and Jim Allen (Diane); and the beloved brother of Eleanor White. Ralph will also be missed by his sister-in-law Joyce Evans. Ralph proudly served as a sailor in the United States Navy. Ralph loved to read. Services for Ralph will be...
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Thomas P. Carty

August 24, 1932 - January 27, 2022

Thomas P. Carty passed away on January 27, 2022, at the age of 89 years old. He is survived by his step-son, and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 9:30 AM – 11 AM at John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA, 19154. His interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions...
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Catherine Agnes Breslin

March 16, 1930 - January 26, 2022

Catherine Agnes Breslin (nee McHugh), passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. She was 91 years old. Catherine was born on March 16, 1930, in Philadelphia to the late Patrick and Catherine McHugh. She grew up in Corpus Christi Parish and was a graduate of Hallahan High School for Girls and a star cheerleader! After graduating she began working as a bookkeeper for Rosenthalls....
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Rosemary E. Thumudo

September 15, 1934 - January 25, 2022

Rosemary Thumudo (nee Massaro) was born in Utica, NY on September 15th 1934 and died unexpectedly on January 25th, 2022. Her parents were Frank Massaro & Theresa Cardinale. A few years after she was born, her Mother died. Rose and her two Sisters (Josephine & Carol) later moved to Philadelphia with their father. She spent most of her youth in Philly and after graduating from South Philly High,...
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James J. Urbach

September 25, 1949 - January 25, 2022

James J. Urbach, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 25th, 2022 at the age of 72. He was the loving husband for 39 years of Maureen (nee O'Brien); beloved father of Aimie Ferrante (Keith), John Urbach, Regina Cardano (Robert), and Katie Urbach (Roy Campbell), devoted grandfather of Danny Cashman, Jake Ferrante, John Urbach, Jr., Michael Urbach, Jaiden Campbell, Owen Campbell, Nolan Campbell,...
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James E. "Big Jim" Davis, Sr.

September 2, 1945 - January 24, 2022

James "Big Jim" Edward Davis, Sr, 76, of Bensalem, passed away on January 24, 2022. He was born September 2, 1945 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and was raised by his parents, the late Chester C. Miller and the late Margaret C. Miller (Davis nee – Delzite). Jim was the beloved husband of more than 50 years of Patricia Davis (nee – Qualters); father of James E. Davis, Jr, M.D; and grandfather...
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John J. Vearling

January 24, 2022

John J. Vearling passed away on January 24, 2022. He was 58. John was born in Philadelphia to Jacqueline and Joseph Vearling. He is survived by his loving girlfriend of 15 years, Lori Giancaterino; children, John, Jackie, Meg, Samantha, Jessica, and Jonathan; mother, Jacqueline (nee Leaff); siblings, Joe, Audrey (Bill), and Bobby; niece, Olivia; and nephews, Kyle, Ethan and Carson. John is...
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George E. Mansfield

April 5, 1938 - January 23, 2022

George E. Mansfield, of Philadelphia passed away on January 23rd, 2022 at the age of 83. He was the devoted husband of Pat (nee Keogh), married for 61 years; loving and caring father of Timothy Mansfield (Sandi), Michael Mansfield (Ro), and Michele Pellizzeri (Russell); loving grandfather of Gregory (Giovanna), Scott, Gina, Brian, Alex, Jackson and Vanessa; and beloved brother of Robert,...
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Gregory A. Usher

January 23, 2022

Gregory A. Usher passed away on January 23, 2022. He was 62 years old. Gregory was born in Westbrook, Maine to Pauline and Ronald Usher. He is survived by loving wife, Monica; devoted children, Alicia (Kenji), Nicole (Jimmy), Michael (Amanda), and Eric (Alison); grandchildren, Benjamin, Ella, Carson & Connor; father, Ronald Usher; sister, Kimberly; and his beloved dog, Penelope. He was a...
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Thomas E. Harkins

January 20, 2022

Thomas E. Harkins, of Bensalem passed away January 20th, 2022, at the age 68. He was the loving father of Tom Harkins (Johanna), and Kimberly Harkins (Josh); and beloved brother of Johnny, Harry, and Linda. Tom will also be greatly missed by his lifelong partner JoAnn Bender, and many nieces and nephews. Tom is predeceased by his brothers William, Joseph, and Gary. Tom worked for the...
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Carolyn F. Urban

January 18, 2022

Carolyn F. Urban passed away peacefully on January 18, 2022. She was 73 years old. Carolyn was born in Philadelphia to the late Julia and Constantine Urban. She is survived by her son, Phillip Urban (Kelley), and granddaughter, Amanda Urban. Carolyn worked for the Philadelphia Police Department as a Captain's Clerk for the 8th Police District, previously at the 3rd and 9th districts. She...
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