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On behalf of Life Celebration, I would like to thank you for your trust and provide some information on what you can expect from us. Our goal is simple - to get to know you and your family so we may provide the highest level of care in a way that is best for everyone involved. It is our pledge to do everything we can to provide you peace of mind as your family transitions through the time ahead. Again, thank you for your trust and confidence in us. If you have any questions about your loved one’s care, please do not hesitate to call me at 855-717-5224.

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Our Obituaries

Robert E. Phillips

January 11, 1935 - October 16, 2021

Robert E. Phillips, age 86, died on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at home, surrounded by his family. Born in Philadelphia. he was a lifelong resident of the city. Beloved husband of Ellen (nee Farrell) Loving Father of Robert E. III ( Chelsea Whitcas) and William J. Phillips. Dearest Grandfather of Carly Phillips Beloved brother of William Phillips. He was predeceased by his sisters Helen...
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Carolyn Ann Seidner

March 27, 1943 - October 15, 2021

Carolyn Ann Seidner, 78, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 15 2021. Born on March 27, 1943, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William and Katharine Springfield. She grew up in South Philly, went to St. Maria Goretti High School, graduated Immaculata College, and received her Master's at Villanova University. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving Mom-Mom and Mom. ...
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Frank A. DeLeo

August 31, 1940 - October 15, 2021

Frank A. De Leo passed away on October 15, 2021, at Nazareth Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, he was a lifelong resident of the city. Beloved brother of Joseph De Leo. Loving uncle of Thomas De Leo. Predeceased by his brother Thomas M. De Leo Jr. and Carmella Milillo Also survived by many Nieces and nephews. Frank enjoyed collecting coins. He was a skilled machinist. Family and...
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Alice E. Brennan

October 14, 2021

Alice E. Brennan (nee Merrick) passed away on October 14, 2021, peacefully at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late James F. Brennan; loving mother of Susan Cousart, James F. Brennan, Jr. (Bridget), Christine Regan (John), Noreen Kraynak (Scott) and the late Barbara Ferris and Timothy Fehrle; dear sister of the late John Merrick and Helen Kauffman. She is also survived by many grandchildren and...
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Elizabeth Betty Lepore

October 31, 1942 - October 13, 2021

Elizabeth (Betty) Lepore (nee Ryan) passed away peacefully at Holy Redeemer Hospital on Wednesday October 13, 2021 Betty was born in Philadelphia on October 31,1942 and grew up in the Port Richmond section of the city as the youngest sibling in a large and loving Newfoundland-Irish family. A graduate of Little Flower High School, Betty worked for many years as an office administrator for Soll...
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Peter Halasa

February 6, 1975 - October 12, 2021

HALASA PETER J. of Rockledge, PA passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. He was 46 years old. Survived by his partner Amy, his father, Peter J. Halasa, Jr., his mother, Donna S. (nee Salvino) Halasa and her partner, Rob Sladek; his sister, Amanda Bieak and her husband Jim, his nieces Lily and Allison Bieak; also survived by his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Pete worked and painted...
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Marianne A. Greenfield

August 15, 1958 - October 12, 2021

Greenfield Marianne A. (NEE Senkarik) After courageous two (2) year battle fighting lung cancer, she passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Born August 15, 1958, she was the daughter of Mary and Gerald Capella and John and Janet Rae Senkarik. Survived by her husband Gerald J., brother John (Mary Katherine West, deceased), sister Nancy (John) Lodise. Marianne enjoyed her time with...
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Cecelia Neill

May 2, 1962 - October 12, 2021

Note funeral Dates Changed to October 25 and 26 Cecelia Neill, age 59, passed away suddenly on Monday October 12, 2021. Beloved wife of 37 years to Charles Neill. Loving mother of Andrew Neill and Joseph Neill and his wife, Alyssa. Cherished Grandmother of Jensen Neill, her pride and joy. Dearest daughter of Bill and Rita Stephens. Sister to Rita Kerr and her husband Kevin, Ben...
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Charles W. Wilson

December 6, 1929 - October 11, 2021

Charles W. Wilson passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2021. He was 91. Charles was preceded in death by Eileen, his wife and best friend of 62 years; his parents Therese (Carpenter) and Charles Wilson; and his sister Jean Connelly. Charles was the dear father of Nancy Schaffling (Greg), Debbie Carroll (Ken), and Missy Schmidt (Adam); brother of June Zindel; Grandpop of 8 and great grandpop of 12...
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Margaret S. Frycler

October 11, 2021

Margaret S. "Peggy" Frycler (nee Durrwachter) passed away on October 11, 2021 at the age 93. Beloved wife of the late Henry J. Frycler; loving mother of Theresa Knott, Lucille Macrina (Anthony), Cecilia Frycler and the late Regina Friel; cherished grandmother of Christine Bucci (Mike), Jennifer Rokuskie (Walter), Matthew Macrina and great-grandmother of Austin Rokuskie, Andrew Rokuskie and...
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Raymond Celotto

October 10, 2021

Raymond A. Celotto, age 79, passed away peacefully with his family at his side in Philadelphia, PA on October 10th, 2021. He was the beloved son of the late Ralph and Mary (Ficatendi) Celotto of South Philadelphia. Ray graduated from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA. Ray was the devoted husband of Linda (Casile), together over 50 years, married over 43 wonderful years. He was the...
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Teresa R. Convey

June 19, 1953 - October 7, 2021

Teresa (Marcinkiewicz) Convey of Longs, South Carolina died on October 7. She was 68 years old. Formerly of 4216 Chalfont Place, Philadelphia. Beloved wife of William J. Convey, Loving mother of Brigid and Brian, and her lab "Odie". Devoted sister of Charlotte (Jim) Hilferty; Cathy (Rich) Jaroszewski and Ed Marcinkiewicz (Bern), and several nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand...
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Frank A. Wheeler

June 8, 1925 - October 7, 2021

Frank A. Wheeler, of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday, October 7, 2021. He was 96 years old. Franks was born on June 8, 1925 to the late Frank and Lillian (née Davish) Wheeler. He was the husband to the late Eleanor A. (née Daulerio) Wheeler who passed away on March 18, 2021. Frank served his country honorably in the Army Air Corps during WWII and later in the Air Force during the Korean...
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Dorothy A. Nazeley

October 5, 2021

Dorothy A. Nazeley (nee Wisner) of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 5, 2021. She was 80 years old. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the Late Stanley and Ann Wisner. She is preceded in death by her Late husband Roger (Skip) Nazeley and her brother Jim Wisner (Jane). Dorothy is survived by her daughter Nicole Nazeley (fiancé John Sicinski) and Memom to...
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Gerald E. Monte

October 4, 2021

Gerald E. "Jerry" Monte passed away on October 4, 2021 at the age of 85. Loving father of Deborah Nahill (Barry), Gerrie Cassidy (Bob) and Gerald E. Monte, Jr. (Mariola); cherished grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 5; dear brother of Louis Monte and Shiley Pollick. He was preceded in death by 6 of his siblings. Relatives and friends are invited to Jerry's Life Celebration on Monday,...
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Elizabeth McAndress

October 3, 2021

Elizabeth McAndress passed away peacefully on October 3, 2021. She was 83 years old. Elizabeth was born in Philadelphia to Isabella and Francis Quinn. She is survived by her children, Thomas and Vincent (Jane); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and sister Shirley Busler. Elizabeth is preceded in death by her husband, Jim McAndress; daughter, Elizabeth (1996); grandson, Thomas (2012); and...
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Matthew "Matty" Schuman

October 2, 2021

Matthew "Matty " Schuman lifelong resident of Bensalem passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the age of 32. He loved playing the guitar, shooting pool, playing video games and spending time with his family. Matthew was known to have a warm heart and kind soul. He loved to tease his nieces and nephews telling them "Nah ", "too little " and "get to bed". Matty was always welcoming to...
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David Warren

October 28, 1957 - October 1, 2021

David L Warren, 63 of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully October 1, 2021 at Fox Chase Hospital after a long courageous battle with esophageal cancer. David (Dave) was born October 28, 1957 to Stretch and Marge Warren and was a lifetime resident of Northeast Philadelphia. On March 17, 1978 he married his wife and best friend Diane Fuscellaro and together they had three children....
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Matthew T. McCann

November 8, 1989 - October 1, 2021

Matthew Thomas McCann, age 31, of Philadelphia, passed away on October 1, 2021. Matt was the beloved father of Kayla Theresa McCann-McCleary; son of Paul and Francine T. McCann (nee - Ryan); brother of Paul F. McCann; grandson of Elvira D. Ryan and her husband the late Francis and Bernadette Bieler. Relatives and friends are invited to Matt's Life Celebration on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from...
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Rita Marie Tamburini

October 1, 2021

Rita (Cimorelli) Tamburini, age 81, of Phila, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday, October 1, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Nazzareno. Rita was born to Joseph and Josephine Cimorelli. Loving mother of Jodi DeSimone (Bill), MaryAnn Tamburini (Cathy), James Tamburini (Christine), Rita Grillo (Pete), and the late John Tamburini. Grandmother of Nicholas Tamburini (Lindsay),...
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James Leo Ryan, Sr.

September 30, 2021

James "Jim" Leo, Sr. passed away on September 30, 2021 with his children by his side. James was the beloved husband of the late Margaret "Peg". ( nee Viles ), loving father of Linda Harrison, Margie Troutman, Jim, Jr. ( Pat ), Rick and Tim ( Kim ) Ryan, dear Grandfather of 11, great-grandfather of 13, great-great grandfather of 1, brother of Elizabeth "Betty" Lepore. Relatives and friends are...
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Paul Hegarty

September 30, 2021

Paul Hegarty, Sr. passed away peacefully with loving family by his side on September 30, 2021. He was 85. Paul was born in Philadelphia to Catherine and Thomas Hegarty. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary (nee Moran); children, Marianne Hegarty (Shawn), Paul Jr. (Kate), Karen Devine (Steve), Michael (Sue), Helen Compton (Sean), Julie Schneider (Scott), and Tim (Jen); as well as 25...
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Irma Thompson

May 2, 1953 - September 29, 2021

Irma Thompson, age 68, of Philadelphia, passed away on September 29, 2021, in her home she shared with her beloved family. She was born on May 2, 1953 to her father, Robert Dilliplane and was the fourth of seven children. She is survived by her children, Robert Blake (Bonnie), Stacy Blake, Marie Elena Thompson and John Thompson, Jr. (Janay); also survived by grandchildren, Keely, Ashlynn, Zoe,...
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Robert J. Terry

September 26, 2021

Robert J. "Bob" Terry passed away, surrounded by his children, on September 26, 2021 at the age of 69. Loving father of Shannon Matter (Brett), Kristy Cichonski (Shaun), Robert J. Terry, Jr. (Frencesca), Shane Terry and Brianna Terry; cherished grandfather of Leigha, Olivia, Riley, Dean, Victoria, Savanna, Shaun, Jr., Robert III, Quinn and Reese. He is also survived by his brother, William Terry ...
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Robert Archibald

September 26, 2021

Robert Archibald passed away peacefully on Sept. 26, 2021. He is survived by his sons Lee Archibald (Katherine) and Philip Archibald, his grandchildren Brandon and Kaylee, and brother-in-Law William Miller. Friends and family are invited to Robert's graveside service on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Forest Hills Cemetery, 101 Byberry Rd., Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.
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Brian Matthew Hannan

September 24, 2021

Brian Matthew Hannan of Philadelphia, and West Palm Beach FL, passed away on September 24th 2021, at the age of 37. Brian was the loving son of Linda Adams (Wayne), and the late Gary Francis Hannan. Brian was the brother to Thomas J. Hannan (Amber), and uncle to Delaney, T.J., and Reese. Brian was the grandson of George and Ruth Hample, and the late Duke and Miriam Hannan. Brian will also be...
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Thomas J. O'Neill

September 24, 2021

Tom was born on July 20, 1949 in Philadelphia and lived in Mayfair with his parents, three brothers and sister. He attended St. Timothy Grade School and Lincoln High School. Tommy was a star pitcher for the Vogt Playground baseball team. He turned his younger brothers on to the popular rock bands of the time – Rolling Stones, Doors, and the Grateful Dead. More recently, he created playlists...
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James J. Santoni

September 24, 2021

James J. "Jimmy" Santoni passed away on September 24, 2021 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of the late Katherine Santoni (nee Cassidy); loving father of Angela Santoni-Weights (Nicholas); cherished grandfather of Nicholas and Dominic Santoni-Weights; dear brother of Janet Shattuck (Michael), Eileen Crozier (Michael) and the late Margaret Getley. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews....
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Anita M. Rosetti

September 22, 2021

Anita M. Rosetti (nee Tedesco) age 88, passed away at Wesley Enhanced Living (Pennypack) on September 22, 2021. She graduated from Bok High School in 1950. She will be greatly missed for the love, laughter and delicious meals she gave to her family throughout the years. She is survived by her sister Jean Terrizzi. Her children, Vincent (Valerie), Brenda Buehler (Scott), Deneen Reinhardt ...
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Mary McFarland

September 22, 2021

Mary McFarland (nee Wible) of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 22, 2021( 65 years old). Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of William and Florence (nee Sadecki) Wible. Mary is survived by her loving husband Michael McFarland, her children Michael, Laura, and Jill, her sister Deborah Wible, many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Life of the party,...
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Florence Rodgers

September 16, 2021

Florence Rodgers (nee Pedroni) of Dublin, Pa., passed away at Doylestown Hospital on Thursday, September 16, 2021. She was 79 years old. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., she was the daughter of the Late Joseph and Florence (nee Maronski) Pedroni. Florence is survived by her daughters Ronda Rodgers and Nicole Stewart (Robert) and her grandchildren Rue and Jennifer Stewart. To family and close friends...
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Maria Jenny Mendoza

April 22, 1966 - September 11, 2021

Maria J. Mendoza passed away on Saturday Sept. 11, 2021, at home. Born in Puerto Rico. She was a resident of Philadelphia. Jenny loved her family and grandchildren more than anything in the world. She loved to cook, she loved make up, jewelry and to dress fabulously. Jenny was a Strong, loving, caring, independent, caring, and wise women. She would always recite 2 Corinthians 5 ...
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Phyllis Ann Haas

September 11, 2021

Phyllis Ann Haas (nee Scialanca) of Philadelphia, Pa., lost her battle against cancer on Saturday, September 11, 2021.She was surrounded by her family. She was 77 years old. Born in Phila., Pa. she was the daughter of the Late Phillip and Esther (nee Heberling) Scialanca. Phyllis is survived by her daughter Kimberly Brydges (Timothy), her grandchildren Kimberleigh Squilla, Elizabeth Haas, Marc...
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Catherine M. "Cass" Iannacone

September 11, 2021

Catherine M. "Cass" Iannacone, passed away on Saturday September 11th 2021 at the age of 78. Cass was the loving wife of the late Joseph S. Iannacone Jr. for 39 years, and the caring mother to Joseph T. Iannacone (Doreen), Elizabeth M. Iannacone, Kathleen M. Stafford (James), and John M. Iannacone (Leanne). Cass will also be greatly missed by her siblings Anna Shaw, Edmund Pollitt, James Pollitt,...
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Robert H. "Bob" Hilferty

April 27, 1948 - September 10, 2021

Robert H. "Bob" Hilferty passed away peacefully with his wife and children by his side on Friday, September 10, 2021. He was 73. Bob was the beloved husband to Joanne Hilferty (nee Blancuzzi) for 52 years. In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his loving children, Robert H. Hilferty Jr. (Amanda), Michael J. Hilferty (Meredith), and Janine Skahan (Adam); his brother, James J. Hilferty ...
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Marion M. Maleno

September 10, 2021

Marion M. Maleno (nee DiBartolomeo) passed away on September 10, 2021 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of John A. Maleno; loving mother of John T. Maleno, Cynthia McDonald (Jack), MaryJean Sitler (John), Joanne Maleno-Coady (Leo) and the late Jean Marie Maleno; cherished grandmother of John McDonald, Jr. (Heather), Laura Greer (Dave), John A. Sitler, Colin Sitler and great-grandmother of John...
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Alice M. Johns

September 9, 2021

Alice M. Johns (nee Jackson) passed away peacefully at home on September 9th, 2021, at the age of 83 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family and comforted by her canine companions. Beloved wife of the late Joseph B. Johns; loving mother of Debbie Zaccone (Frank), the late Joseph G. Johns, Kathy Tremblay, Peggy Levitz (Frank) and Patty Hickman (Russ); cherished...
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Clare E. Malley

September 9, 2021

Clare Malley, age 84, of Bensalem, PA; formerly of West Oak Lane Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on September 9, 2021. Clare was predeceased by her husband of 51 beautiful years, James E. Malley Sr. She was the beloved mother of JoClare Anderson (husband Rick), Kathleen Torpey (husband Joe), James Malley Jr. (wife Kathy), and John Malley (wife Barbara). She was the cherished grandmother to...
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David DiRenzo

September 8, 2021

David DiRenzo passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 8, 2021; he was 63. Dave was survived by his loving wife and sons, Susan I. (nee Punches) DiRenzo (of 41 years), Vincent M. DiRenzo (Aleiha) and Kristofor M. DiRenzo (Jamie), as well as 3 grandchildren; Benjamin, Theodore, and Liviana, his twin sister Rosanna Kash, and his brothers Dominic DiRenzo (Deborah) and...
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Donald D. Devlin

October 22, 1933 - September 6, 2021

Donald D. Devlin passed away unexpectedly on Monday Sept. 6, 2021, at Paul's Run in Philadelphia at the age of 87. After Donald served our country in the Air Force, he spent a lifelong career in law enforcement. He started out as a police officer in the 25th district, then he became a deputy sheriff. He also was in the Department of Defense Police and a security guard for Jean's hospital for...
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Rosemarie D. Contino

September 5, 2021

Rosemarie D. Contino (nee Chiavaroli) 78 of Philadelphia passed away on September 5, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Blase N. Contino. Loving mother of Blasé J. Contino (Mary Krewson) and Michael F. Contino (Dawn Love). Grandmother of Blasé, Joseph, Rylanna and Marshall. Dear sister of Dominic (Ruthie), Gemma Angelo (late Buster) and Dolores Heiser (late Ronnie). Rosemarie enjoyed spending time...
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Richard C. Swanson, Sr.

September 5, 2021

Richard C. Swanson, Sr. 66 of Philadelphia passed away on September 5, 2021. Loving father of Melissa A. Swanson and Richard C. Swanson II and his wife Karen. Pop-pop of Shyann, Tyler, C.J., Ryan and Benjamin. Dear brother of Keith (Asa), James, Barbara Swinda (Raymond) and the late John (Dru). Also survived by his former wife Loretta Dunigan. Richard enjoyed mostly spending time with his...
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John E. Brakoniecki

September 5, 2021

John E. Brakoniecki, of Philadelphia, passed away on September 5, 2021 at the age of 62. John was the loving husband of Karen O'Brien for 34 years and father to Noah, Ava, and Kyle. John was the son of late Edward and Caroline (nee Dehaven) and brother to the late Edward, the late Robert, Joseph (Marianne), and Michael. John was the Godfather to Matthew and Kerianne Brakoniecki, and best friend...
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Robert P. Gable

October 9, 1941 - September 5, 2021

Robert "Bob" Gable, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away September 5, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was 79. Mr. Gable was born in Philadelphia, October 9, 1941. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Mercy (Jones) Gable, siblings Carol Bijak and Lee Gable. He leaves behind his wife Sandra (Bowie), daughter Heidi Gable and grand-daughter Macy Gleisner. Bob was a graduate of Frankford...
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Karen Henderson

October 22, 1951 - August 31, 2021

Karen Henderson Karen (nee Rogers) Henderson passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 31, 2021 at Vitas in Nazareth Hospital. She was 69 years old. Born in Philadelphia, she was a resident of the Mayfair Section before she was married to her husband Richard. She was a 1969 graduate of St. Hubert High School. Karen worked in human resource for over 40 years. She was employed at Gimbles,...
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Robert Patterson Schultz

August 31, 2021

Robert Patterson Schultz, age 85, passed away peacefully with his family at his side in Bensalem, PA on August 31st, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia; PA. Robert was the son of the late Henry and Ida Schultz. Robert was the devoted Husband of Rose, who were together for over 60 wonderful years. He was the beloved father of Denise Schultz, Karen (husband Brian) Swearingen, and Michele (husband...
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Sonny B. Spennato

August 30, 2021

Sonny B. Spennato passed away, suddenly, on August 30, 2021. Loving father of Alex; beloved son of Neal Spennato and Tina Uberti; dear brother of Neal Spennato, Jr. (Jackie), Antonio Spennato (Julie) and Caroleann Spennato (John Schwartz); cherished uncle of Benicio, Ray and Serena Rae. Sonny had a heart of gold and was always willing to help others. He loved his four-legged animals and...
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Francis Karpinski

August 30, 2021

Francis Andrew Karpinski passed away peacefully on August 30, 2021. He was 83. Francis was the beloved husband to Agnes (nee Devlin) Karpinski for 61 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his loving children Nancy Ann Morris (James), Kristine Jann, and Amy Port (Jason); his brothers, Larry and Joseph Karpinski; his sister-in-law, Katie Devlin, as well as 5 grandchildren. ...
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Joseph A. Liotta III

September 20, 1948 - August 29, 2021

Joseph A. Liotta, III of Blue Bell, passed away suddenly on Sunday August 29, 2021 at his home. He was 73 years old. Born September 20, 1948 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Anna (nee Collins) Liotta, Jr. and the beloved husband of Donna L. (nee Szuchan) Liotta with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Joe graduated from Upper Merion HS in 1966 and loved the music from...
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Margaret M. Massott

August 29, 2021

Margaret Mautz Massott "Peg", 90, of Philadelphia, passed away on August 29, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of 64 years to the late Charles F. Massott. Loving mother of Dianne Ferraro (late Jim), Jacquelyn Campbell (Len), Michael Massott (Maureen), Linda Broll (Carl), Rick Massott (Maryann), Colleen Guld (Jim), Greg Massott (Kristie) and the late Charles "Buddy" and...
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Felix "Eddie" Torres, Jr.

August 28, 2021

Felix "Eddie" Torres, Jr. passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 28, 2021. He was 42 years of age. He was the son of Maria Santa, loving brother to Christina Hernandez, Felix and Lyzette Torres. Eddie was loved by his aunts, uncles and cousins. Eddie was the beloved husband and "best friend" to Melissa Morales-Mantilla for 9 wonderful years. Eddie is survived by his loving children;...
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Deborah "Debbie" Rosario

October 13, 1962 - August 28, 2021

Cpl. Deborah Rosario "Debbie" (nee Simpson), of Philadelphia, passed away on August 28th 2021 at the age of 58. Debbie was the loving wife of the late Arturo Rosario, daughter to Joseph Simpson and the late Diane Simpson, and sister to Joseph Simpson (Rea), Frankie Simpson (Sharonlynn), and Sue Rosario (William). Debbie was the caring mother to Richard "Rick" D. Dolbow (Liz Johnson), Marco...
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Marian P. Conway

May 30, 1959 - August 27, 2021

Marian P. Conway, of Philadelphia, passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021. She was 62 years old. Marian was born in Philadelphia on May 30, 1959 to the late Dr. George F. Roedell and the late Helen C. (née Lowe) Roedell. She was a graduate of St. Hubert's Catholic School for Girls and worked most recently as a receptionist for Salon Norman Dee on Grant Avenue in Philadelphia. In her free time,...
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James F. X. Loftus, Jr.

August 22, 2021

James F.X. Loftus, Jr. 78 of Philadelphia passed away on August 22, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary B. Loftus (nee Warner). Loving father of Suzanne M. Weikel (Robert), Michelle D. Angelastro and Kathleen M. Zamites (Matthew). Poppy of Sloane, Devon, Emily, Victoria, Julia, Jordan and Grace. Dear Brother of Eileen Casey (James) and Bernadette Hart. Relatives and friends are invited to...
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Robert J. Levins

April 17, 1944 - August 20, 2021

Levins, Robert Joseph Age, 77, passed away at home on August 20th surrounded by his loving wife Helen, and children. Robert was born in Philadelphia to Francis and Charlotte Levins at Pennsylvania Hospital, April 17, 1944 and his first home was 123 Elfreth's Alley. As the Levins family grew, they moved to the East Oak Lane section of the city. Bob graduated from Olney High School in 1962. ...
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Edward J. Powers

August 20, 2021

Edward J. Powers, Age 77, passed away on August 20, at Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Division. He was a lifelong Philadelphia resident. Beloved Husband of 52 Years to Andrea (nee Williamson) Powers. Loving Father to Douglas Powers, Susan (nee Powers) and her husband Anthony Raffle, and the late Edward J. Powers III. Dearest Grandfather to Nicolette Powers, Timothy Hight, Brooke Raffle and...
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Joseph Ruiz

August 14, 1965 - August 19, 2021

Joseph Ruiz, a retired contractor and longtime resident of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on August 19, 2021 at the age of 56. He was born August 14, 1965. Joseph was the beloved son of Antonio and Maria Ruiz; cherished husband of Rachel (nee – Sostre); father of Rebecca Ruiz and her husband Najee Lundy, Samantha Ruiz, and Jose Ruiz and his significant other Cora Bright; grandfather of Nyla...
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Carole A. "Sissy" Turner

October 13, 1936 - August 19, 2021

Carole A. Turner (nee Smith), passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 19, 2021 in North Wildwood, NJ. Carole was born on October 13, 1936 to the late Martin and Margaret "Boots" Smith, in the Swampoodle section of Philadelphia. She was 84 years old. Sissy, as she was affectionately known to many, was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan, and enjoyed playing solitaire, doing crossword puzzles,...
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Albert C. Lear

August 15, 2021

Albert C. Lear passed away on August 15, 2021 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of Helen M. Lear (nee Linder); loving father of Albert D. Lear (Susan Yoon), Janet Meehan (Michael), Robert Lear (Caroline) and Charles Lear (Carolyn Baniewicz); cherished grandfather of Bridgette, A.J., Aidan, Joseph, Michele, Christopher, Nichole, Thomas, Candice, Courtney and great-grandfather of Dominique, Tristan...
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Thomas "Tom" Charles Cunningham

July 17, 1934 - August 14, 2021

Thomas Charles Cunningham passed away peacefully in his home on August 14, 2021. He was 87. Thomas (Tom) was born at Fitzgerald Mercy Hosp, Darby, Pa, on July 17, 1934, to Charles and Elizabeth Cunningham. Tom was the beloved husband to Carolyn Cunningham (nee Carney) for 55 beautiful and loving years. In addition to his wife, Tom leaves behind his dear sister-in-law, Constance Carney,...
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Lorraine Jones

April 16, 1930 - August 14, 2021

Lorraine A. Jones Lorraine A. Jones passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Advent Health Hospital in Daytona Beach, Fl. Born in Philadelphia, Lorraine was residing with her daughter Marge Kiger in Ormond Beach FL. She was 91 Years of age. Lorraine loved to call everyone in her family on their birthday, and singing them happy birthday. Her many activities where word search...
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Mary Madeline Dubee

August 11, 2021

Mary Madeline Dubee (nee Brownell) passed away on August 11, 2021 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Dubee; loving mother of Suzanne Coletti (Marco) and Angela Roberts (Drew Sozio); cherished grandmother of Nicole, Andrew, Claudio and Julia. She was preceded in death by her five siblings. Mary loved spending time with her family. She was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed...
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Theresa. c. Lukasavage

December 5, 1940 - August 9, 2021

Theresa C. Lukasavage (nee Loglisci) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday August 9, 2021. She was 80 years old. Born December 5, 1940 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Saverio and Mary (nee Stumpo) Loglisci. Theresa will be remembered as a kind, strong, bullheaded, and independent woman who loved her children; Denise and Ken more than...
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Dorothy A. Franklin

August 9, 2021

Dorothy Franklin of Buckingham passed into Heaven on August 9, 2021. She was 97 years old. She was born at home in Lambertville NJ to late Lillian and Oraey Smith. She was the wife of the late John James Mcilmoyle and then to the late Robert G. Franklin. In her young years, she would say how she and her sister would walk across the frozen Delaware River to go to work at the Bag Factory in New...
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Vera Nakonetschny Gambone

September 3, 1923 - August 8, 2021

Vera Nakonetschny Gambone passed away peacefully on August 8, 2021, one month shy of her 98th birthday. Babi, as she was lovingly referred to by family and friends, was the beloved wife of the late Very Reverend Michael Nakonetschny and the late John Gambone; mother of George Nakonetschny and his late wife Alla, and his wife Sandra Prawlocki, and Elena Nakonetschny; grandmother of Michael and his...
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Vladimir Nikolay Maleev

August 6, 2021

Philadelphia Police Officer Vladimir Maleev passed away on Friday, August, 6, 2021. He was 39 years old. Vladimir was born in Karlovo, Bulgaria to Sabka and Nikolay Maleev. He is survived by his parents; fiancé, Jaclyn Palmeri; and her children, Joseph, Jordan, and Jenivieve. Vladimir grew up surrounded by a loving extended family including his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and...
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Jerry Richard Lukach

August 5, 2021

Lukach Jerry Richard, passed away on August 5th, 2021, age 63. Beloved husband of Kathleen Lafferty-Lukach, loving father of Eric and his wife Jaclynn, Brad and his wife Kerri and Jerry and his wife Jennifer, dear grandfather of Riley, Camryn, Carter, Landon, Colin, Nolan, Ellie and Kaleigh, Brother of Barbara Callahan, Judy Anton, Michael Lukach, Nancy Herron, MaryEllen Merlino and Patti Ford....
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Joseph A. Duffy, Sr.

July 25, 1924 - August 4, 2021

Joseph A. Duffy Sr. July 25, 1924 – August 4, 2021, loving Father of Joe Jr. (Mary Ellen), Michele Roth, Steve, and Rich (Rachel). Devoted and loving 'Pop' of Philip Cassel, and Shane and Brenna Duffy. Preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn, parents Anna and James, brothers Jim, Mike, and Tom and sisters Mary, Theresa, Pauline, and Joan. Beloved "Uncle Joe" to his and his wife's...
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Freda Ganther

August 27, 1935 - August 4, 2021

On Wednesday, August 4th, 2021, Freda Ganther, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 85. She is the loving mother to Donna L. Beben (Dominick) and David (Therese); Brittany Gelety (Matthew), Kevin Ganther (Angela), Zachary Beben, Noah Beben and Mickayla Beben; great granddaughter, Stella; and sister of Elizabeth Lembert and Fred Wollner. Freda was...
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Ms. Westfalia Salazar

August 4, 2021

Westfalia Salazar, age 83, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away at her residence, with her daughter Olga at her side, on August 4, 2021. She was born in Dagua, Colombia. She was the daughter of Manuel Salazar and America Mayorga. . Westfalia was the beloved Mother of Olga, Patricia, and Terry. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Monica Posso, Harry Mosley, Virginia Soza,...
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Helen M. Cimorelli

August 3, 2021

Helen M. Cimorelli (nee Misiewicz) passed away on August 3, 2021 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Michael J. Cimorelli; loving mother of Patricia Josaphs (Michael), Michael Cimorelli (the late Celeste) and Joann Dolce (Joe); cherished grandmother of Nicole, Vincent (Bonnie), Jenna (Peter), Adrienne (Nate), Joey and great-grandmother of Sophia, Peter, Charlie, Henry, Gregory and Peter;...
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William Mitchell Nickel, Jr.

August 2, 2021

William Mitchell Nickel, Jr. "Billy" 63 of Philadelphia passed away on August 2, 2021. Loving father of Lyndsay. E. Mahalis (Mike) and Michael W. Nickel (Arielle Swenson). Pop-Pop of Harlow Mahalis. Dear son of Mary McClernon and the late William M. Nickel, Sr. Brother of Jeanette Steiner (Peter), Debra Keller (David) and the late Nancy Nickel. After his time in the United States Air Force,...
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Patricia M. Hutz

January 13, 1962 - August 1, 2021

Patricia Marie Hutz (nee McKeown) went home to God on Sunday, August 1, 2021. Pat was born in South Philadelphia on January 13, 1962 to the late Catherine (nee Zisk) and Charles McKeown. Pat is survived by her devoted husband of 38 years, Robert W. Hutz, as well as her children, Krista (Blaise Cona), Allison Scurti (Sal), Emily (August Mao), Jennifer and Robert III. She is also survived by her...
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William B. Stetler, Jr.

July 30, 2021

William B. Stetler, Jr. of Pompano Beach, FL, formerly of Feasterville, PA passed away on July 30, 2021 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Nancy A. Stetler (nee Bauer); loving father of Stephen (Susan), Debra Stetler (Mike Donnelly), Dan (Linda), David (Pamela) and the late Christopher Stetler; cherished grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 1; dear brother of James, Jerry, Suzanne...
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Charles J. "Chickie" Carr

February 11, 1935 - July 28, 2021

Charles J. "Chickie" Carr, 86, died on July 28, 2021 at River's Edge Nursing Home. He was born February 11, 1935 in Philadelphia to the late Charles and the late Eleanor Carr (nee – Maloney). Chickie is the beloved husband of Theresa "Terry" Carr (nee – Mianante); brother of the late Nancy Kennen and the late Claire Campbell; he is also survived by a loving extended family and many friends. ...
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Elaine M. Prybella

July 19, 1930 - July 27, 2021

Elaine M. Prybella, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday evening, July 27, 2021. She was 91 years old. Elaine was born on July 19, 1930 in Philadelphia to the late Robert A. Casciato and Emily M. (née Koch) Casciato and was the wife to the late Robert W. Prybella, Sr. She was a graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School and worked as a Benefits Manager for Central Penn Bank, now...
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Paul J. Higgins

July 27, 2021

Paul J. Higgins passed away on July 27, 2021 at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Patricia M. Higgins (nee McQuaid); loving father of John Higgins (Kelsey) and Katherine Higgins; dear brother of Jack Higgins (Maureen), Charles Higgins (Gail), Nancy Wiler (William), Barbara Heinze (Tom), Joan Dunn (Joseph), Patricia Humphries (William) and the late Maureen Finkle (surviving spouse, Robert);...
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Karen L. Craig

July 27, 1962 - July 24, 2021

Karen L. Craig, 58, of Philadelphia died at her home on July 24, 2021. She was born July 27, 1962 to the late Edward C. Craig and the late Margaret L. Craig (nee Henry). Karen is the beloved sister of Douglas Craig and his wife Dolores and Donna V. Hicks and her husband Glen; Godmother of Kelly Hicks and Joesette Hacker; beloved human companion of Nieco; she is also survived by a loving extended...
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John Murphy

July 23, 2021

John grew up in the Olney section of Philadelphia and attended St. Helena's grade school, Cardinal Dougherty High School, class of '76 and Michigan State University, class of '81 where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging. John was a long time employee of Ikea North American as a Network Systems Engineer. While employed with the company John traveled to Sweden often. He made...
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Patricia "Pat" Wallace

July 23, 2021

Patricia R. "Pat" Wallace (nee Drain) passed away on July 23, 2021 at the age of 83, surrounded by her loved ones. Beloved wife of 59 years of the late George R. "Wally" Wallace; loving mother of Tricia (Wallace) Leypoldt; cherished grandmother of Ashley Pallanta (Frank), Kristina Hume (Alan), Heather Tracy (Scott) and great-grandmother of Bradford Tracy, Reagan Tracy and Hunter Hume; dear sister...
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Patricia A. Devlin

July 21, 2021

Patricia A. Devlin (nee Rehiel) of Warminster, formerly of Philadlephia, passed away on July 21, 2021 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of Raymond P. Devlin; loving mother of Richard Waclawski (Maria), Michael Waclawski (Maureen) and Stanley Waclawski; cherished grandmother of 10, great-grandmother of 7 and great-great-grandmother of 1; dear sister of Sister Joan Rehiel, Catherine Trotman, Cecelia...
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Gail M. Footit

July 21, 2021

Gail Marilyn Footit (Klumpp) born on July 28, 1942 to the late Carl and Bessie Klumpp (Paramore) and older sister of Carl Butch Klumpp, peacefully returned to the Lord on July 21, 2021 after a long and brave battle with Alzhiemer's Disease. Gail was a lifetime resident of Philadelphia, PA where she graduated from Lincoln High School as captain of the Bowling Team in 1960. She married the late...
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Anna Stamoulis

July 20, 2021

Anna Stamoulis, 75, of Ventnor, NJ passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 20, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Avgerinos, Greece she was the loving daughter of the late Eleftherios and Dorothea (Mitoulis) Natas. She was the devoted wife of the late Isidoros Stamoulis who passed away on June 26, 2018. Anna worked for Harrah's Casino in Atlantic City for many years as a seamstress...
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William P. Garwood, jr.

February 4, 1932 - July 18, 2021

William P. Garwood Jr. died on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Abington Hospital, in Abington, PA. William was born in Elizabeth, NJ on February 4, 1932. He was the son of the late William P Garwood Sr. & Elizabeth A. (Hetzel) Garwood. His family moved to the Philadelphia area when he was young. His family were members of the Trinity Lutheran Church on Holme Avenue, where he meet & married Carol A...
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Thomas M. Welsch

July 17, 2021

Lieutenant Thomas M. Welsch of the Philadelphia Fire Department passed away on July 17, 2021. He was 47. Tommy was born to Barbara (nee Cook) and Joseph Welsch. He is survived by his beloved wife of 17 years, Kelly Anne McCarthy; loving children, Alexis McCarthy-Prete, Kyle Welsch, and Jagger Welsch; siblings, Joseph Welsch (Lisa), Dawn (Tom) Gilman, James Welsch (Dawn); mother and father-in-law...
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Francis J. Rawling

July 14, 2021

Francis J. Rawling passed away on July 14, 2021 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Kathryn E. Rawling (nee Eastland); loving father of Richard Rawling, Gloria Harrison (Fred), Mark Rawling (Stacy) and the late Francis, Jr. and Gregory Rawling; cherished grandfather of Francis (Becky), Jennifer, Matthew, Brian, Stephen, Shannon, Chase, Madison, Liam, Logan, the late Maryanne and great...
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Beatrice Faranca

July 13, 2021

Beatrice Faranca passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 13, 2021. She was 92. Beatrice was born in Philadelphia to Matilda (nee Tampone) and Charles Vallone. She is survived by her beloved husband of 70 years, Frank; children, Harrise Niemczak (Edward), Frank Jr. (Lisa), and Toni Sexton (Michael); and 4 grandchildren. Beatrice was a sweet, kindhearted woman who during her...
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Alphonse Marion Struzinski

July 12, 2021

Alphonse Struzinski passed away peacefully on July 12, 2021 at the age of 98. Born in Philadelphia to Anastasia (Kuyawa) and Ignatius Struzinski. He is survived by his beloved wife of 73 years, Anna (nee Wikiera). Loving father to Allan (Phyllis), Diane Petrone (Ken), and Nancy Horvath (David); grandchildren, Steven, Matthew, Kaitlin, Erica, and great-grandchildren, James, Emma. Survived by...
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Salvatore A. Darigo, Sr.

October 17, 1940 - July 10, 2021

Salvatore A. Darigo, Sr, 80, of Philadelphia died July 10, 2021 at Nazareth VITAS Hospice. He was born October 17, 1940 to the late Thomas and the late Elizabeth Darigo. He is the beloved husband of more than 55 years to Deanna Darigo (nee – Minick); father of Salvatore Darigo, Jr. and his fiancée Jeannette Cartwright and Rosemary Darigo and her husband Marvin Pittman; brother of Thomas Darigo...
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Catherine E. Carroll

July 9, 2021

Catherine E. Carroll, wife of the late Joseph E. Carroll has died. Sister of Roseanne Burroughs and the late Marie Blount and late John C. Cianchetta. Mother of 15 and mother-in-law of 11: Joseph Carroll (Nancy), Rosemarie Walsh (Michael), Maryanne Wallingford (Roby), Theresa Kitch Seymour, John Carroll (Therese), Michael Carroll (Donna), Patricia McLaughlin (John), Kevin Carroll (Carmen),...
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David J. McFarland

July 8, 2021

David J. McFarland passed away on July 8, 2021 at the age of 64. Beloved husband of Susan McFarland (nee Graham); loving father of Jennifer McFarland and David McFarland; cherished grandfather of Christian, Bella, Nico, Gianna, Madison, Julia and Joseph. Dave was a long-time employee for SEPTA. He enjoyed both salt water and fresh water fishing, as well as hunting. ...
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Ronald William Bell

June 14, 1944 - July 6, 2021

Ronald William Bell went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. He was 77. Ron was the beloved husband to Sharon A. (nee Davis) Bell for 42 years. He is also survived by his loving children; Kimberly Harmon (Michael), David Bell, Kimberly Cavallo (Vito), and Christine Pancari (John), as well as his sister Beverly Vitale, and 11 grandchildren – including Tyler, Corey, David,...
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Mary Lu Dolan

March 28, 1937 - July 2, 2021

Mary Lu Dolan of Philadelphia and Meadowbrook, PA was born in Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY on March 28, 1937. Loving daughter of the late Thomas A. and Catherine L. (nee Duffy) Dolan She was raised in Mayfair, and lived in both Fox Chase and Meadowbrook. Peacefully surrounded by family, Mary Lu passed on July 2, 2021 from pneumonia. She is survived by her sister, Sister Anne Marie Dolan, CSR and...
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Rose M. Bastik

July 2, 2021

Rose M. Bastik passed away on July 2, 2021 at the age of 48. Beloved daughter of the late Mary Coyle and Ali Bastik; loving mother of Sean (Julianna Esposito), Matthew and Thomas; dear sister of Tijen, Theresa Lanza (Mario), Belgin Bastik Bsharat (Thabet), Ersoy Bastik and Elizabeth Bastik. Rose was a former Cub Scout leader. She enjoyed camping, reading, playing video games, cooking and the...
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Christopher P. Cannon

May 8, 1982 - July 1, 2021

Christopher passed away surrounded by his family on July 1, 2021 after a tragic motorcycle accident. He leaves behind his three children Natalie, Alexia and Trevor Cannon. Loving son of Diane Cannon (Bill) and Patrick Cannon. Brother of Jennifer Germano (David), Matthew Cannon (Danielle), Victoria and Jonathan Cannon. Dear uncle of Gianna and Matthew Jr. Grandson of June Cannon and late Edward...
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Joseph J. "Joe" Helvitson, Sr.

September 10, 1966 - July 1, 2021

Joseph J. "Joe" Helvitson, Sr. of Philadelphia died unexpectedly on July 1, 2021. He was 54. Joe was the beloved son of Ginny Kreuer and her husband Chuck, and the late Constant G. Helvitson; adored father of Joseph A. Helvitson and Joseph J. Helvitson, Jr; cherished brother of Donna Helvitson-Gray and Steve Helvitson; he is also survived by a loving extended family. Joe was a diehard...
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Elizabeth McDermott

June 30, 2021

Elizabeth McDermott(Welsh),87,died at Jefferson Hospital on June 30 2021, in Philadelphia. She was born on January 26 1934 in Philadelphia, the daughter of Thomas and Clara Welsh. She graduated business school in1951. She was devoted to her family while working as phone operator at Gimbles and Sterns over 20 years. She enjoyed crafting, gardening, and playing games with her grandchildren .She...
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Francis P. Gallagher

April 3, 1965 - June 30, 2021

Francis P. "Frank" Gallagher, of Rockledge, PA, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the age of 56. Born in Philadelphia, to Anne (nee Shiffler) and the Late John Gallagher, Frank was a retired Union Carpenter with the Local 122. He was also an active member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 39. Frank loved music and was a member of the popular local band, the Gallagher...
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Thomas H. Heim, Jr.

June 29, 2021

Thomas H. Heim, Jr. passed away on June 29, 2021 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Marie E. Heim (nee LeFave); loving father of Christine Heim, Thomas H. Heim, III (Cyndi) and Kenneth Heim; cherished grandfather of Jessica (Matt), Tiffani, Brianna, James, Skylor, Brooke and great-grandfather of Matthew, Johnathon, Logan and Winter; dear brother of Rosemary Richardson (Gar) and Cindy Bock ...
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Soorsattie Rupnarain

June 28, 2021

Soorsattie Rupnarain passed away peacefully on Monday, June 28, 2021. She was 72. Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she was the beloved wife to the late Brahaspat Rupnarain, daughter to the late Sookhoo and Kato Ramsarran, and sister to the late Yadram Ramsarran. Soorsattie is survived by her loving children; Rajendra Rupnarain, Radika Peterkin, Nadira Rupnarain and Eric Rupnarain, as well as her...
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