Craft-Givnish Funeral Home of Abington, Ltd.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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.

John F. Givnish

Our Obituaries

James "Ed" Griet

July 31, 2022

James E. Griet passed away peacefully on July 31, 2022 at the age of 92. James is survived by his beloved wife Lily Griet (nee Von Winning) of 66 years. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his two loving children: daughter Maureen Griet of Horsham, PA and son Robert Griet and his wife Karen Griet of Hermosa Beach, CA as well as his sister Didi Noorman and her husband Tom Noorman of...
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Josephine R. DiVito

March 20, 1932 - July 10, 2022

DiVito, Josephine Rita (nee Cilli), on July 10, 2022, age 90 of Abington. Beloved wife of Tito P. DiVito, loving mother of Nancy Tait (Christopher) and Mary Wrigley (George), dear grandmother of Nicholas and Christopher Tait. When Josephine was born in March 1932, little did she know her future husband also would be born on that day. She spent her younger days in South Philly and would...
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Shirley Rae Naples

July 9, 2022

Shirley Rae Naples, native from Fayette County PA and well renowned in Vineland NJ, passed away on July 9th at the age of 86, surrounded by her family and cats. Shirley was the loving mother to Cynthia A. Riggin (John), JoAnn DeFeo, and Darlene Corsiglia (John). She was the caring grandmother to Kristin Castelow (Casey), Alfred DeFeo (Michelle), Tiffany Giacomelli, William Castelow, and Jonathan...
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Alan K. Simbo

April 10, 1968 - July 6, 2022

Alan Kenneth Simbo, of Paoli, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, July 6, 2022, at Paoli Hospital. He was 54 years old. Alan was born on April 10, 1968, in Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone to Billy K. Simbo and the late Mamei R. (née Kallon) Simbo. He was the husband to Katerina (née Geomela) Simbo. Alan's Elementary School education was done in Freetown, Sierra Leone, before moving to Abington,...
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Lori Lucy Aghazarian

July 5, 2022

Lori Lucy Aghazarian of Philadelphia passed away at the age of 49 on July 5, 2022. She was the loving daughter of Lucy and Dr. Aram Aghazarian, sister to Aram Alan Aghazarian, and dear friend to many whom she considered her chosen family. She grew up in Elkins Park, PA, and was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and Temple University. Lori was a fixture of the Philadelphia professional theatre...
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Albert W. Gressel

July 2, 2022

Albert W. Gressel passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 2, 2022. He was 76. Al was the beloved husband to Darlene Gressel (nee Breighner). In addition to his wife, he is survived by his loving children: Jennifer Ruff, Kathryn Murphy-Keenan, William Murphy, and Nichole Gressel-Burkart, as well as 4 grandchildren. Al was a proud Vietnam veteran. He loved sports, reading, and teaching his...
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Mary K. Rosetti

July 2, 2022

Mary Rosetti (nee -McArdle) 85, of Cranston Rhode Island and most recently Dresher, PA passed away on July 2, 2022. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years-Anthony Rosetti Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Katherine and Frederick McArdle. Mary was dearly loved by her two daughters: Colleen Henry and her husband, Rodney; Lynn Rosetti and her husband, Brett Halpern;...
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John W. Storb, Sr.

June 7, 2022

John William Storb, Sr., 98, of Warminster, Pennsylvania, passed away on June 7, 2022. John was born in New Holland, Pa. This Treatise is written on behalf of an individual who was the most unlikely person ever to seek a Military Career. A perfect example was his first day as a Plebe in Beast Barracks when he failed to get up for and failed Reveille. The bumps along the way were increased...
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Gustave GUS Haun

June 7, 2022

Gustave " GUS " R. Haun of Chalfont, age 84, passed away at Doylestown Hospital on June 7th, 2022. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late Gustave V. and Helen M. Haun. Gus was the beloved husband of Helen B.; married over 62 wonderful years. He was the loving father of Holly Pulido (husband Al ) , and Sandy DeMas (partner Wally Prietz). He will be sadly...
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William Bill Donahue

March 12, 1958 - June 7, 2022

William "Bill" Donahue, age 64, passed away on Tuesday June 7, 2022. Born on March 12, 1958, Bill was a lifelong resident of the City of Philadelphia. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service. Bill enjoyed sports, whether it be watching, playing himself, coaching his kids when they were younger or umpiring games and fantasy leagues. He also enjoyed playing cards, chess and going to concerts at...
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Jerold "Jerry" Levicoff

June 2, 1942 - June 2, 2022

Jerold "Jerry" Levicoff died peacefully on hospice on June 2, 2022, on his 80th birthday. Jerry was the beloved husband to Valerie (nee Lynch) Levicoff for 31 years. Loving father of Robert Levicoff (Joan), Alexander Levicoff (Beatrice) and Edward Levicoff (Jaclyn). Cherished grandfather of Alayna and Nathan Levicoff. Brother to Lisa (nee Lynch) Shumas and Ann (nee Noonan) Lynch. Jerry...
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Francis "Frank" McGowan

February 9, 1933 - May 26, 2022

Francis "Frank" McGowan, of Warminster, passed away on May 26, 2022, at age 89. He was born February 9, 1933 in Mineola, New York to the late Alfred J. McGowan and the late Helene McGowan (nee – Birck). Frank was the beloved husband of Dorothea McGowan (nee – Schmidt); father of Brian McGowan and his wife Maureen and Diane McLaughlin (nee – McGowan); grandfather of Kelly Benson (nee –...
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Joyce Moore Civello

December 17, 1924 - May 25, 2022

Joyce (Hontz) Moore Civello, 97, of Lower Gwynedd, PA, peacefully passed away on May 25. She was the beloved mother of Sam (Laura) Moore and Jocelyn (Jeff) Thompson and was predeceased by her two loving husbands, Samuel Moore and Charles Civello, as well as her bestfriend/sister, Carolyn Hamilton. Granmommie Joyce leaves behind 4 grateful grandchildren: Ashley (Phil) Zimmerman, Kaylin (Joe)...
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Wharton "Teddy" Bear, Jr.

May 17, 2022

WHARTON, D. "TEDDY" BEAR, Jr., of Roslyn, PA passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Jefferson Abington Hospital. He was 86 years old. Born in New Holland, PA to Wharton D., Sr. and Dorothy L. (nee Yost) Bear. Beloved husband of 64 years to Maureen C. (Nee Corey) Bear. Loving father of Gregory H. Bear, the late Thomas J. Bear (Lorraine Bear), Maureen P. Bear and James C. Bear (Maura Heidig);...
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Jimmy Lee Hicks

May 13, 2022

Jimmy Lee Hicks, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away at his home on May 13, 2022. He was 70 years old. Born in Bluefield, West Virginia, he was the son of Lee and Margie (nee Abshire) Hicks. Jimmy is preceded in death by his sisters Connie Hicks, Elizabeth Mcleod, Linda Hicks, and Cathy Hicks. He is survived by his daughter Jessica Hicks, his sister Gail Hicks, and several cousins, nieces and...
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Kathleen L. Wilbert

May 5, 2022

Kathleen L Wilbert age 65 of Abington passed away suddenly on May 5, 2022. Kathy is survived by her sisters Marianne Emery (Gary) and Patricia Raffa (Pam) and her nephews Justin and Chris Emery. A long time ago, before computers and cell phones and even microwaves, a little girl was born to Peter and Dolores Raffa. She arrived early and stayed in the hospital for a month before she was...
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Rita M. Nardella

March 2, 1929 - May 5, 2022

Rita M. Nardella passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. She was 93. Rita was born in Philadelphia to the late Louise and Beneditto Nardella. She is preceded in death by her beloved son Anthony Marinelli. Rita is survived by her; daughter Lisa Kenny (Thomas); granddaughters, Elizabeth (Isaac), Monica, and Alison (Kevin); great-grandson, Isaac; and by her sister Louise Turra. Rita worked as a...
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John P. Burkhard, Sr.

December 9, 1948 - May 2, 2022

John P. Burkhard, Sr., of Hatboro, passed away on Monday evening, May 2, 2022. He was 73 years old. John was born on December 9, 1948 to the late Arthur H. Burkhard, Jr. and the late Mary D. (née Burke) Burkhard. He was the husband of 23 years to and is survived by Lynne A. (née Entriken) Burkhard. John graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School and attended Paul Smith's College in New York. He...
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Dorothy "Dot" Kinslow

May 1, 2022

Dorothy "Dot" Kinslow (née Day) of Roslyn, PA, was born on May 24, 1952 to Marie E. and Robert W. Day. She departed her Earthly form on May 1, 2022 surrounded by "her people". Dot grew up in Bryn Mawr, PA. She attended Mother of Good Counsel grade school, Archbishop John Carroll High School and Delaware County Community College. She was married to her devoted husband, Dennis V. Kinslow, on...
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Anne Holshouser

April 5, 1927 - April 27, 2022

Anne Holshouser, of Telford, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. She was 75 years old. Anne was born in Philadelphia on April 5, 1947 to the late Ralph and Anna (née Fite) Taddei and was the wife of the late William C. Holshouser. Anne graduated from George Washington High School and spent 25 years working for a family-owned software company called Start-Byte doing their bookkeeping and...
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Marie T. Uhl

April 14, 2022

Marie T Uhl, of Willow Grove, formerly of Philadelphia, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 14, 2022. She was 84. Marie was the devoted wife of 49 wonderful years to Harry R.Uhl Sr. Marie was born and grew up in Philadelphia. She attended Hallahan High School. She worked as an executive secretary for Raytheon Engineering Co. Marie enjoyed playing Bingo, completing...
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Jeremy C. Robinson

May 4, 1936 - April 13, 2022

Jeremy C. Robinson, of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. He was 85 years old. Jeremy was born on May 4, 1936 to the late Joseph and Jeanne (née Palmer) Robinson. He was the husband to Virginia B (née Miller) Robinson with whom he is survived by. Along with his wife Virginia, Jeremy is survived by his children: William Robinson (Donna), April Sullivan (Raymond), his...
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Raymond J. McMeans

June 23, 1932 - April 9, 2022

Raymond J. McMeans, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 9, 2022, at the age of 89. Ray was the loving husband of Rhetta McMeans (now deceased) for 66 years. Ray was also a devoted and loving father to Bonnie L. McMeans (Jay Kuklinski), the late David McMeans, Daniel T. McMeans (Nancy), and Raymond J. McMeans II (Karen). Ray leaves behind an impressive legacy in his eleven grandchildren: Thomas...
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Cherokee Lynn Rivenbark

April 5, 2022

Cherokee Lynn Rivenbark (nee Pappentick), age 26, of Abington, Pa, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022. She was born in Norristown, Pa, and the daughter of Mark and Edie Pappentick. She graduated from Abington High School in 2014 and attended 2 years at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell. Cherokee had a love for her family and her dance classes....
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Thomas J. Leibrandt

May 3, 1948 - March 31, 2022

Thomas J. Leibrandt, of Abington, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022. He was 73 years old. Thomas was born in Philadelphia on May 3, 1948 to the late Joseph F. Leibrandt, Sr. and Helen V. (nee McKenna) Leibrandt. He was a graduate of St. Joe's Prep, LaSalle College, and Temple University. He was the Director of Academic Services and Medical Editor for the Surgical Residency Program at...
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Victor Rutledge

March 4, 1952 - March 27, 2022

Victor Dean Rutledge, of Abington, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at his residence. He was 70 years old. Victor was born on March 4, 1952 in Richmond, VA. He was a tractor trailer driver for the past 30 years with Emanuel Tire of Pennsylvania, LLC. His dedication to this company was remarkable as he loved what he did. In his free time, Victor enjoyed riding his beloved Harley Davison, deep...
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Ellen Louise Mahoney

December 1, 1932 - March 25, 2022

Ellen Louise Mahoney (nee White), formerly of Jenkintown, died peacefully on March 25, 2022, at the age of 89. Born in Pottstown Hospital on December 1, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie White. She graduated from Abington High School in 1951 and went to work for Bell of Pennsylvania in Jenkintown. On June 13,1953, she married W. Peter Mahoney (deceased). She is...
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Grace Moniot

August 10, 1923 - March 22, 2022

Grace Marie ( Burkhart ) Moniot passed away on March 22, 2022 in Ft Washington, PA. She was 98 years young. Grace died peacefully at Ft Washington Estates after suffering a broken hip followed by a stroke. Grace was born on August 10,1923 in Millville, New Jersey. She was the wife of the late Donald Moniot, who died in 1989. Grace was the third child of William Burkhart and Pearl Stebbing. ...
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Catherine Henry

March 19, 2022

Catherine Henry D.P. M., of Abington PA, has passed away suddenly on March 19th 2022 at the age of 69. Catherine was the loving mother to Devin P. Henry, and caring partner to Donna Quinlan for over ten years. She will be greatly missed by her brother Paul Henry, her niece Emily Henry, and her longtime friend and co parent Nina Epstein. Catherine was born in Brooklyn NY to the late Michael...
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Margaret V. Kaiser

February 26, 1932 - March 17, 2022

Margaret V. Kaiser (nee Burke) passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on St. Patrick's Day, Thursday, March 17, 2022. She was 90 years old. Margaret leaves behind her four loving children: James Kaiser (Patricia),Joyce Gold (Robert), Ann DeFries (Gerard), Robert Kaiser (Linda) as well as eight granddaughters: Julia Patrick, Sarah Brattin, Katherine Emrich, Maureen Kaiser, Elizabeth...
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Mary L. Thornton

December 16, 1938 - March 12, 2022

Mary (Lulu) Thornton, of Roslyn, passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 12, 2022. She was 83 years old. Mary was born in Philadelphia on December 16, 1938 to the late Russell and Mary (née McGonigle) Holtz. She was the wife of the late Paul A. Thornton who passed away in 2019. Mary was the loving mother of Ellen Staerk (Joseph), Michael Thornton, Patrick Thornton (Annemarie)...
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Yvonne M. Tine

March 11, 2022

Yvonne M. Tine (nee Skillman) of Warminster Pa., passed away peacefully on Friday, March 11, 2022. She was 89 years old. Born in Somerville, NJ, she was the daughter of the Late Earl and Ida (nee Sloan) Skillman. She leaves behind her children Sharon Louthan, James Tine (Marge), and Stephen Tine (Debbie), 13 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren, as well as...
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Joseph A. Stearne

September 19, 1940 - March 9, 2022

Joseph A. Stearne, lifelong resident of Abington, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. He was 81 years of age. Joseph was born in Abington to the late Elsie nee Swenson and Joseph A. Stearne. He is preceded in death by his loving first wife Catherine Stearne. Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 13 years Maria Del Carmen Garza and by his sister Elsie Bender. Joseph proudly served...
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Nemours N. Desinor

June 14, 1949 - March 3, 2022

Nemours N. Desinor, of Philadelphia, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. He was 72 years old. Nemours was born on June 14, 1949 in Haiti. He was the husband to Lilia Pierre with whom he is survived by and worked as an automotive mechanic. Along with his wife Lilia, Nemours is survived by his children: Willington Desinor, Graham Desinor, Josephine Desinor, Wilner Desinor, Gasbamel Desinor,...
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Jeffrey A. Grebe

October 29, 1968 - March 1, 2022

Jeffrey A. Grebe passed away on March 1, 2022, at the age of 53. He was born October 29, 1968 to the late Albert G. Grebe and his wife Dorothy "Suzanne" Grebe (nee – Miller). Jeff was the husband of Nora Carp-Grebe; loving father of Zack, Matt, Kara, and stepfather to Jessica, John, and Jenna; brother of Laura O'Leary and her husband Joe, and Kelsey Riethmiller and her husband Eric. Jeff was...
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Edward J. Buchanan

December 21, 1930 - March 1, 2022

Edward "Daddy Pops" Buchanan of Horsham, PA died on March 1, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife Kay (Boland), his 2 sons Ed (Amy) & Matthew and his 3 daughters Kathleen (Asoka), Michelle (Tom) and Joanne (David). He is preceded in death by his son Bobby and 6 siblings. He is survived by his brother Jack. He is a proud grandfather to 11 grandchildren: Ian (20), Tim (18), Sophia (18), Grace ...
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Richard John Balasa

February 24, 1928 - February 28, 2022

Richard John Balasa, of Willow Grove, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022 at his residence of 67 years. He was 94 years old. "Dick" as he was known by his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on February 24, 1928 in the backroom of his parent's home, the late John F. Balasa and Genevieve (née Pisnek) Balasa. He was the husband to the late June L. (née Howarth) Balasa who...
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Vincent Barnes

February 20, 1961 - February 25, 2022

Vincent "Vinny" Barnes, 61, passed away on February 25, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. A life long resident of Warminster, PA, he was adored by everyone in his life. To his family and close friends, he was always just a phone call away. Even if help was not requested, just advice on a situation, he would show up with tools in hand ready to help. He enjoyed traveling with his...
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Lois E. Weigel

June 7, 1941 - February 23, 2022

Lois E. Weigel, of Willow Grove, passed away on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 80 years old. Lois was born in Taylor, PA on June 7, 1941 to the late George Kemler and Harriet (née Sowden) Kemler. She was the wife to the late Edward R. Weigel, Sr. who predeceased her in 1990. Lois was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who greatly loved her...
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Leon Brian Batezel

February 23, 2022

Leon Brian Batezel of Horsham passed away on February 23, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Brian is survived by his beloved wife Elaine (nee Fehrle), his loving children Brian (Nancy), Cheryl Mauro and Keith (Sherry), Pop Pop of five grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is his brother Barry. Leon Brian Batezel was born to the late Winifred and William Batezel...
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Anne "Annie" F. Laiso

February 21, 2022

Anne "Annie" Francine Laiso entered into eternal life peacefully on February 21, 2022 after a long illness. She was the beloved daughter of the late Frank and Anne C. Laiso. Annie was a well-known and respected hairdresser for over 40 years. Many of her customers kept in touch with her, even after she retired. She was very proud of her career and especially those individuals that she worked...
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Robert L. Allen, Sr.

February 20, 2022

Robert L. "Bob "Allen Sr., age 67, of Willow Grove, PA. passed away after a sudden illness February 20, 2022 at the Kindred Hospital and Medical Center of Philadelphia. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Frederick and Maude Allen. Bob was the devoted husband of Marie Allen, married over 43 years. He was the beloved father of Robert L Allen Jr. and Sharita Allen ...
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Thelma M. Schmidt

January 10, 1933 - February 18, 2022

Thelma Schmidt (nee Kinkaid), passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 18, 2022. Thelma was the beloved wife of the late Albert Schmidt. She is also survived by her loving children; Kathleen S. Mears (Spencer), Karen L. Showmaker (Thomas), and Kurt M. Schmidt (Mary Lou). Devoted grandmother of Ryan, Kevin (Cindi), Keith, Jeffrey (Lindsay), Caroline (Al),...
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Mary A. Cunningham

March 3, 1926 - February 18, 2022

Mary A. Cunningham, of Cheltenham, passed away on February 18, 2022 at the age of 95. She was born March 3, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late Alfred Ross Dutill and his wife Alice Marie Dutill (nee – Garvey). Mary was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Cunningham; mother of Barbara Cunningham and Jo Ann Webb and her husband James; grandmother of Joseph Webb and his wife Katie, Christopher Webb...
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Margaret T. Wright

March 22, 1933 - February 8, 2022

Margaret T. Wright passed away on February 8, 2022. She was 88. Margaret was the daughter of the late Margaret nee Rush and Harry Porter. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband George F. Wright. Margaret is survived by her; children, Peggy DiStefano, George Wright (Susan), Jeff Wright (Christine), and Christopher Wright (Marzena); 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings,...
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Carol "Bunny" Shannon

January 31, 2022

Carol A. "Bunny" Shannon, of Cheltenham, passed away, on January 31st at the age of 85. Carol leaves behind many friends and bridge partners, most especially her longtime friend; Mrs. Julie Hough. Carol attended Cheltenham High School, and furthered her education by attending The Pennsylvania State University, where she studied Mathematics and Business. Following college, Carol was able to...
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Andrew G. Mann

May 8, 1972 - January 27, 2022

Andrew George Mann of Boca Raton, FL. passed away on January 27, 2022. Andy was born in Abington, PA, on May 8, 1972, and was raised in Gwynedd Valley, PA. He was the son of Joseph and Trudy Mann of Gwynedd Valley, PA. Andy was a graduate of Germantown Academy 1990. He was a member of their Inter-Ac Champion Lacrosse Team and also wrestled and played golf for the Academy. He was...
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Miles James Alfred Jones

February 20, 1921 - January 13, 2022

Miles James Alfred Jones, of Willow Grove, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at his residence. He was 100 years old. "Jim" as he was known affectionately by his family and friends, was born in Abington on February 20, 1921 to the late Richard Jones, Sr. and Astella (née Caster) Jones . He was the husband to Jessie (née Brisbane) Jones with whom he is survived by. Jim was an...
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Michael W. O'Connor

January 13, 2022

Michael W. O'Connor passed away surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 13, 2022. He was 80 years old. Mike leaves behind his loving wife of 45 years, Kathleen (nee Fetscher) O'Connor. Mike also leaves behind his children; Kathleen Meers (Timothy), Joseph O'Connor (Lori), Lisa O'Connor (Michael), Judith Fletcher (Robert), Michelle Gentile (John), Michael O'Connor (Leah), Ryan O'Connor...
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H. Richard "Rich" Hamilton

March 2, 1942 - January 9, 2022

H. Richard Hamilton, of Hatboro, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at 79 years old. Rich, as he was known affectionately by his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on March 2, 1942, to the late Clark and Edith (née Ford) Hamilton. Rich is survived by his wife Lois (née Alderfer) Hamilton, and his daughters Jane L. Roscoe and her husband John, Lynn H. Tegler and her husband James...
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Thomas A. Clarke

July 7, 1929 - January 8, 2022

Thomas A. Clarke, of Southampton, passed away on January 8, 2022 at his home. He was 92. Tom was born July 7, 1929 in Philadelphia to the late William T. and Sarah M. Clarke (nee – Mulligan). He was the beloved husband of the late Kathryn R. Clarke (nee – Nicolo); father of Kathryn Vera and her husband William; grandfather of Amy, Thomas, and Kate Vera; the loving companion of Catherine...
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Charles Martin Kleaver, Jr.

August 1, 1944 - January 7, 2022

Charles Martin Kleaver, Jr, of Glenside, passed away on January 7, 2022. He was born August 1, 1944 in Philadelphia to the late Charles Martin Kleaver, Sr and the late Margaret Helen Kleaver (nee Crowley). Charles was the beloved husband of Diana Kleaver (nee - D'Alessandro); father of Charles Martin Kleaver III and his wife Lindsey Bennett-Kleaver; brother of Joyce Vinciguerra and her husband...
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Mary T. Duffy

May 20, 1960 - December 30, 2021

Mary T. Duffy passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2021. She was 61 years old. Mary leaves behind her loving daughter, Marietta P. Duffy, her mother Patricia A. Duffy, her many siblings; Trish Duffy (Bill), Michael Duffy, Kate O'Donnell (John), Cecelia Levan (Steve), and Edward Duffy, as well as her nieces and nephew. Mary is predeceased by her father Michael E. Duffy. Mary was proud...
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Hutchin D. Tibbetts, Sr.

November 2, 1936 - December 28, 2021

Hutchin D. Tibbetts, Sr. died December 28, 2021 at Woodland Creek Memory Care in Dresher, PA surrounded by his beloved family. He was 85. Hutch was born November 2, 1936 in Cooperstown, NY, the son of Hutchin Henry and Marjorie Tibbetts. He graduated from Saratoga High School in 1954, where he played baseball, basketball and football. He was named to the National High School All-American All...
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Mary E. Emore

September 20, 1928 - December 26, 2021

Mary E. Emore passed away on December 26, 2021 of 1515 The Fairways in Jenkintown, PA. She was the beloved daughter of Harry and Elsie Emore, and the loving aunt to ; Michele Bauer, Geoffrey Emore, James Emore, Kevin Emore, Gregory Emore, Tracey Dalton and Bernadette Emore. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
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Constance Connie Kelley

December 20, 2021

Constance A. Kelley (nee Sher), 79, passed away December 20, 2021, at Holy Redeemer Hospital, with family by her side, after a brief, courageous battle with lung cancer. Connie was born October 25, 1942, in Philadelphia, the second of seven children born to Frank and Elizabeth (McGee) Sher. A graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School (1960) and Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital School of Nursing ...
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Mary Stein

December 18, 2021

On December 18. 2021, Mary Stein (nee Van Sant), beloved wife of the late Martin Stein, devoted mother of Carol (Sam) and Suzanne (Ross), loving grandmother of Cody, Lisanne (Sean), Maggie (Zack) and Kate, and great grandmother of Charlotte and Ryan (with whom she shared a birthday). Daughter of the late W. Paul and Elizabeth Van Sant, and sister of her beloved late brother William Van Sant. ...
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Mary I. Hemmerle

April 9, 1938 - December 18, 2021

Mary I. Hemmerle (nee Crilly) passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 18, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was 83. Mary was the beloved wife to the late Harry J. Hemmerle, and daughter to the late John and Margaret (nee Curran) Crilly. Mary leaves behind her loving children; David J. Hemmerle (Amy), Mary C. Gallagher (William), Nancy D. Warner (Mike), Daniel J. Hemmerle, and Diane M....
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Peggy Frances Hellier Zdzieborski

February 28, 1929 - December 6, 2021

Peggy Frances Hellier Zdzieborski died suddenly in her sleep Monday morning, December 6, 2021 at Artman Home, Ambler, PA. She was born on February 28, 1929 in Peterborough, England to Ernest Hellier and Ivy Frances Hellier (nee Bartholomew). Peggy had four siblings: June, John, Ronald, and Jacqueline, all of whom predeceased her. After World War II, Peggy's mother owned a boarding house on...
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Nadyne E. Haegele

December 2, 2021

Nadyne E. Haegele, (nee Lentz) of Pennsburg, passed away on December 2nd at the age of 73. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Nadyne graduated from Germantown High School and shortly thereafter used her talent as a graphic artist in her work at General Electric and in publications for the NASA Apollo Space Missions. For the last eight years she worked for Allied Universal as a security guard at...
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Marie L. Muller

December 1, 2021

There are more than 10,000 Saints in the Catholic Church; one more was added on December 1st 2021 when Marie L. Muller (nee Hunsicker), of Huntingdon Valley passed away at the age of 94. Marie was the loving wife of the late Alfons J. Muller M.D. for more than 60 years, most devoted loving mother to the late Alfons "Skipper" and James J. Muller Esq. (Stacie). Mother in law to the late Robin...
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Margaret B. Wollard

November 29, 2021

Margaret B. Wollard (nee Berry), of Fort Washington PA, passed away on November 29, 2021 at the age of 93. Margaret was the loving wife of the late Harold Wollard Jr. Margaret was the wonderful and caring mother to Robert Wollard (Helena), and Nancy Wollard and grandmother to Gregory and Grace Wollard. Margaret will be missed by all that knew her. She is survived by many loving relatives. ...
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Leona T. Roessler

November 25, 2021

Leona T. Roessler of Horsham, PA, on November 25, 2021. A devoted wife and dedicated mother & grandmother, Leona loved going to the Jersey Shore and spending time with her family. She was a strong woman of faith and loved the Lord. Leona had a long career as a registered nurse followed by a successful period as a real estate agent. Beloved wife of the late Donald R., Sr. and devoted mother...
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Leona K. Elfreth

December 27, 1936 - November 19, 2021

Leona K. Elfreth, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 84 years old. Leona was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Theodore Klaus and the late Marie (née Tuttle) Klaus. She was the wife to the late Harold Elfreth who predeceased her in 1997. Leona also had a close companion, Anthony DiNiglio, who predeceased her in April, 2021. Leona was...
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Stephanie K. Moros

June 15, 1971 - November 9, 2021

Stephanie K. Moros (nee Schott) of Hatboro passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was 50 years old. Steph, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on June 15, 1971 to the late Henry Schott and the late Constance (nee Maxwell) Schott. Steph was born in Abington and was a graduate of Abington Senior High School in...
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Georgina E. Minter

October 10, 1948 - October 27, 2021

Georgina E. Minter, of the Inglis House community in Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. She was 73 years old. Gina, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on October 10, 1948 to the late George Minter and the late Frances (née Schraub) Minter. Gina grew up in Germantown and attended the Widener School in Philadelphia where she developed...
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Joan A. Nitsche

January 27, 1935 - October 27, 2021

Joan A. Nitsche, of Meadowbrook, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at her residence. She was 86 years old. Joan was born in Marion Heights, Pennsylvania on January 27, 1935 to the late Gerald and Rose (née White) Waldron. She was the wife to the late William J. Nitsche, Sr. who passed away in 2015. Joan was a homemaker who devotedly cared for her family. In her free time, she enjoyed...
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Jean K. Garvin

July 17, 1925 - October 23, 2021

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, Jean Kelley Garvin, 96, formerly of Abington, passed away peacefully in her sleep in Blue Bell, PA. Jean was born on July 17, 1925, to Frank Jr. and Emily (nee Leib) Kelley in Melrose Park, PA. After graduating from Cheltenham High School in 1943 and attending Business School, she held many secretarial/bookkeeping positions until her retirement from the...
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Leo J. Ruff

April 13, 1970 - October 21, 2021

Leo J. Ruff, of Southampton, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at his residence. He was 51 years old. Leo was born on April 13, 1970 to the late Erwin Ruff and Nancy Lee (née Halkovitz) Ruff in Herkimer, N.Y. He graduated from Mohawk High School in New York state and then attended Penn State University at both their State College and Abington campuses. He was a talented auto mechanic and...
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John F. Coll

July 28, 1942 - October 17, 2021

John Francis Coll July 28, 1942 – October 17, 2021 Graduate of St. Madeline Sophie Grade School and Northeast Catholic High School after which he enrolled in the Pierce Business School for two years. After those two years he started his own landscaping business. He managed the business to great success for three years before he joined the Army and deployed to Vietnam in 1964. John...
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Richard J. O'Connor

December 16, 1934 - October 16, 2021

Richard J O'Connor, age 86, of Roslyn, PA passed away with his family by his side on October 16, 2021. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late Patrick Jr. and Barbara (Crimmey) O'Connor. Richard was a loving husband of the late Imogene (Jean) for over 49 years. He had 6 Siblings, the late Patricia Blomquist (the late Robert), Barbara Bandura.(the late Len), the...
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William H. O'Connell III

October 13, 2021

William H. O'Connell III, "Billy", passed away with loving family by his side on October 13, 2021. He was 56 years old. Billy was born in Providence, RI to Mary Christine (nee Tuffy ) O'Connell and William H. O'Connell Jr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 26 years, Kathleen (nee Conway); sons, Patrick, Liam, and Seamus; parents, Mary Christine and William II; siblings, Tommy (Kim), Seamus ...
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Beryl P. Weidner "Pat"

May 8, 1937 - October 8, 2021

Beryl P. Weidner, "Pat" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. She was 84 years old. Pat was born in Philadelphia on May 8, 1937 to the late Edward H. Bailey and the late Beryl T. (née French) Bailey. She worked for many years at The Fredericks Company in Huntingdon Valley and was an active member of Gloria Dei Church. In her free time,...
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Martha M. Hamilton

December 19, 1932 - October 5, 2021

Martha M. Hamilton, born December 19, 1932 currently of Doylestown, formerly of Philadelphia, peacefully passed away at the age of 88 on October 5, 2021. Martha is survived by her children, Cynthia C. Pace (Ronald), Gale G. Berman (Paul) and Daniel Hamilton. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Marty lived a full life surrounded by her children, family, and friends. She...
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John F. Donovan

October 4, 2021

John F. Donovan Jr., of Abington, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 4, 2021, at his home. He was 85. "Jack," as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was the devoted husband of 53 wonderful years to Elizabeth " Betty". John is predeceased by his father and mother John and Agnes Donovan, and by his brother Thomas.. John grew up in Philadelphia. He...
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Harold Neil Jackson

September 24, 2021

Harold Neil Jackson was the youngest son of the late William and Gwendolyn Jackson. He loved, and was loved by his brothers, sisters, aunt and cousins, neighbors, extended family, and friends. As a child, Harold played basketball for community leagues and attended art classes. Harold was a strong academic student and wanted to become an architect. After graduating from Olney High School, he...
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Jeff Lopez

September 21, 2021

Jeff lived a full albeit too short life. He left us on September 21, 2021. A Celebration of Life for Jeff Lopez will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at The Cedars' House Cafe 200 West Northwestern Ave Philadelphia, PA 19118 beginning at 4:30 p.m. (Details for the California celebration are still in process.) In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeff's memory are welcome to ...
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Madelyn C. Gaw

September 20, 2021

Madelyn C. Gaw (nee Walker) passed away peacefully on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the age of 69. She was the beloved wife to Jack R. Gaw for 49 years. In addition to her husband, Madelyn is survived by her loving children; Kathy Cirino, Amber Kinckner (Randy) and Jack Gaw, her 6 grandchildren; Alexis Fleming, Vincent and Thomas Cirino, Carly and Logan Kinckner, and Jack Anthony Gaw, and...
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Shirley A. Brennan

July 21, 1936 - September 19, 2021

Shirley A. Brennan, age 85 and longtime Dresher resident, passed away unexpectedly on September 19, 2021. She was born July 21, 1936 to the late George and Dorothy Wagner in Frackville, Pennsylvania. Shirley was the beloved wife of the late James W. Brennan; mother of James W. Brennan, Jr. and his wife Luisa, Lisa J. Brennan, and David A. Brennan and his wife Anita; grandmother of Aimee, Michael,...
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William H. Hoyer

February 26, 1944 - September 3, 2021

William H. Hoyer, Jr., of Horsham, quietly and peacefully passed away in the presence of his loving family at 3:10 PM Friday, September 3, 2021. He was 77 years old. Bill was born on February 26, 1944 in Philadelphia to the late William H. Hoyer, Sr. and the late Helen (née Unrath) Hoyer. Bill grew up in Philadelphia, where he met his junior high school sweetheart Gene, whom he married in...
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William C. Heilemann

January 28, 1933 - August 29, 2021

William C. Heilemann, of Philadelphia, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021. He was 88 years old. Willie, as he was known affectionately by his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on January 28, 1933 to the late William E. Heilemann and the late Margaret O. (née Simon) Heilemann. Willie was raised in Olney and graduated from Dobins High School in 1951. Several years after, he was...
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Donna L. Poe

November 15, 1935 - August 29, 2021

Donna Louise Poe (née Mayes), of Moorestown, passed away peacefully from breast cancer at home surrounded by her loving family on August 29, at the age of 85. She was born on November 15, 1935, to the late John and Marjorie (née Sutherland) Mayes in Seattle, Washington. Donna grew up in Seattle, Washington, as well as Boston Bar and New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. After...
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William J. Gibson

March 22, 1939 - August 16, 2021

William J. Gibson, of Elkins Park, PA passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at his residence. He was 82 years old. Bill, as he was known affectionately by his family and friends, was born on March 22, 1939 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Calhoun Gibson, Sr. and the late Martha Ann (née Anderson) Gibson. Bill served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and while stationed in...
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Joyce Wong

April 26, 1929 - August 15, 2021

Joyce Patricia Wong of Roslyn, PA passed away peacefully on August 15, 2021 at Dresher Estates. She was 92 years old. Born in Moneague, Jamaica she was the daughter of Willie Chin Fosing and Venice Lowe. She is preceded in death by her first husband Henry Wong and her second husband Norris Chamberlin. Joyce was proud of graduating beauty school and enjoyed years of working as a beautician. She...
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William H. Sell, Sr.

February 1, 1934 - August 14, 2021

William H. Sell, Sr., of the Sunrise Community in Abington, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021. He was 87 years old. Bill, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born in Erie, PA on February 1, 1934 to the late Harry and Evelyn (née McCarthy) Sell. He was the husband to the late Betty Jean (née Arner) Sell who passed away in 2019. Bill received his Bachelor's Degree...
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Janet Perretti

August 13, 2021

Janet Perretti (nee Gruenbaum) passed away peacefully on August 13, 2021. She was born July 14,1940 in Philadelphia, PA. She was 81. Janet was the beloved wife to the late Joseph Perretti, and daughter of the late Edward and Martha Gruenbaum. Janet was an avid Phillies, Sixers, Flyers and Eagles sports fan as well as loved watching MMA and boxing. She enjoyed listening to Mario Lanza...
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Marcia J. Fairbanks

August 13, 2021

Marcia J. Fairbanks passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021.
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Elizabeth Anne née Brooks Myers

May 29, 1933 - August 11, 2021

Elizabeth Anne (née Brooks) Myers, of the community of Southampton Estates, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 88 years old. Anne, as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on May 29, 1933 to the late Harold W. Brooks, Sr. and the late Mary R. (née Haines) Brooks. She worked as a private secretary in the...
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John D. Klein, Jr.

April 9, 1963 - August 4, 2021

John D. Klein, Jr., of Harleysville, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. He was 58 years old. John was born in Philadelphia on April 9, 1963 to the late John D. Klein, Sr. and Anna E. (née Horn) Klein. He was a 1981 graduate of North Penn High School. He worked as a chef for Meadowood Retirement Community and Center Pointe Golf Station. John was also a devoted Philadelphia Eagles fan. ...
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Charles H. Schniepp, Sr.

August 17, 1943 - August 3, 2021

Charles H. Schniepp, Sr. "Charlie", of Huntingdon Valley, PA passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at the age of 77. Charlie was born in Abington, PA on August 17, 1943 to the late Charles J. Schniepp and Doris Mae Anglemyer. After graduating from Ambler High School, Charlie served his country honorably in the United States Navy, where he was an electrician and went on to work 40 years...
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Anthony Donald Salvino

July 11, 1938 - July 12, 2021

Anthony Donald Salvino of Glenside, died on Monday, July 12, 2021 at the age of 83. Born July 11, 1938, in Philadelphia, he proudly served in the Naval reserves from 1961 to 1968, and was a member of both the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Queen of Peace Senior's Club. Tony's design work can be seen in the Mars Observer, and more recently in his many wood carvings. A lifelong golfer,...
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Michael E. Kemp

July 10, 2021

Michael Edward Kemp, 1946-2021 Michael Edward Kemp, beloved conductor, author, teacher, composer, husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend, died peacefully at home from complications of ALS on the morning of Saturday, July 10th, 2021. He was 75 and lived fully to the end. Michael was preceded in death by his parents John and Helen. He is survived by his wife Janet Easlea, children Todd,...
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Clifford "Cliff" May, Sr.

July 7, 2021

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Romeo T. Ocampo

January 19, 1933 - July 5, 2021

Romeo T. Ocampo, of Elkins Park, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021 at his residence. He was 88 years old. Romeo was born in Iloilo City in the Philippines and immigrated to the United States in 1972. He worked as a Physician in the medical field and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was a devoted owner and master to many German Shepherds over the years. Romeo is survived by his wife, Nieves ...
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Kathleen B. Orr

September 20, 1942 - July 3, 2021

Kathleen B. Orr, of Horsham, passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 78 years old. "Kass" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on September 20, 1942 to the late John and Bertha (née Wightman) Gorham. She worked in the food and restaurant industry for a number of years. Kass enjoyed and cherished spending time...
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Susan T. Lutz

February 13, 1950 - June 30, 2021

Susan T. Lutz, of Glenside, passed away at her home on Wednesday morning, June 30, 2021. She was 71 years old. Susan was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on February 13, 1950 to the late Gabriel and Dorothy (née Lauersen) Tonnessen. She was the wife of the Rev. Ronald E. Lutz. They shared 48 years of marriage. Susan grew up in Fanwood, New Jersey. She graduated from Penn State University where she majored...
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Leonard J. Chieffo, Sr.

December 16, 1939 - June 22, 2021

Leonard J. Chieffo, Sr., passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Timber Ridge Health Care Center in Wilkes Barre, PA. He was 81 years old. "Lenny" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on December 16, 1939 to the late Samuel and Laura (née Coppola) Chieffo. Lenny served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy and worked as a truck driver for many...
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Sophia F. "Sophie" Barbieri

March 26, 1923 - June 19, 2021

Sophia F. Barbieri, of the Rydal Park community, passed away on Saturday, June 19, 2021. She was 98 years old. "Sophie" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, was born on March 26, 1923 in Philadelphia to the late Rotilio and Sophia (née Cascarino) Canosa. She was the wife to the late Italo J. Barbieri who passed away in 1992. Sophie graduated from The Philadelphia High...
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Kathleen S. Kunkel

August 17, 1950 - June 15, 2021

Kathleen Sharon Kunkel, 70, of Glenside, Pennsylvania, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 15, 2021. She was born August 17, 1950 to the late Joseph and Virginia Feehan. Kathy was the beloved wife of Jeffrey Kunkel, Sr; mother of Michael Sagnis, Dawn Conte, and Jeffrey Kunkel, Jr; grandmother of Hailey, Marcella, Jeffrey G, Dominic, Chloey, and Franklin; sister of Lynne Brough...
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Marion Jean Lynagh

June 11, 2021

Marion Jean Lynagh (Nee McCall), of Philadelphia, Warminster, and Ann's Choice, passed away on 6/11/21 at the age of 89 yrs. Marion was the loving wife of the late William Lynagh for 47 years and the mother to William A. Lynagh (Minhthu),Michael Lynagh (Heike),Sharon A. Yerger (William), Kathleen Lynagh House (Mark), and the late Patrick Sean Lynagh. Marion loved her wonderful companion, and...
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