Craft-Givnish Funeral Home of Abington, Ltd.

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Our Obituaries

Mildred H. Powel

March 5, 1925 - October 18, 2020

Mildred H. Powel, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at St. Mary Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Lansdale. She was 95 years old. Mildred was born in Salem, N.J. on March 5, 1925 to the late Austin and Ethel (née Ballenger) Harris and was the wife to the late Joseph Powel who passed away in 1993. She worked as a payroll supervisor for the Coca Cola Bottling Company prior to her...
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Leslie A. Degen

October 11, 2020

Leslie A. Degen, 78 years old of Horsham, PA passed away peacefully on Sunday October 11th, 2020. Leslie is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Constance J. Degen (Snow). He is also survived by his loving children, Stephen J. Degen, Deborah L. Gates (Scott), and Douglas S. Degen (Jinjer), as well as twelve adored grandchildren, seven cherished great grandchildren, and his loving brother...
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Marie (nee Miller) Grubb

October 9, 2020

Marie Grubb (nee Miller), of Cheltenham, PA, passed away on October 9th after an almost four year courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was 56 years old. She is preceded in death by her mother, Florence Egan (nee Smith), and stepfather Richard Egan. She is survived by her high school sweetheart and devoted husband of 38 years, Carl Grubb; daughters Kristin (Bob), Ashley (Gary), Nicole (Erik)...
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Margaret "Peggy" (nee McCrudden) Routzahn

October 9, 2020

ROUTZAHN MARGARET "PEGGY", (nee McCrudden), 62, of Glenside, PA died peacefully on October 9, 2020 surrounded by her family. Beloved daughter of the late Judge James D. McCrudden and Margaret Leighton McCrudden. Survived by ex-husband Paul Routzahn, and loving siblings: Susan McDermott (Jamie), Kathleen McCrudden (Robert Morton), John McCrudden (Eileen), Maureen Foley (Patrick), and James...
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Joyce C. Cox

October 9, 2020

Joyce C. Cox, of Southampton, passed away into God's loving care on Friday morning, October 9, 2020 at her home. She was 87 years old. Joyce was born on October 19, 1932 to the late Frank C. Anthony, Jr. and Helen (née McBride) Anthony and was the wife to the late Robert T. Cox, Sr. Joyce was an honest, loving, caring person who shared her good heart with everyone. She was the best mother,...
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Robert Kimball (Bob) Coe

October 3, 2020

Robert Kimball (Bob) Coe of Sudbury, MA passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 3, 2020. He was 82. Born in 1937 to Donald and Katharine Coe, he lived in Newton, MA and Upper Darby, PA before moving with his family to Vicksburg, MS in 1940. He graduated from Carr Central High School in 1955, where he was a member of the All-State Band, and worked summers with his father in the Army...
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Ramón Bolanos

September 29, 2020

My beloved husband, Ramón, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Jefferson Hospice at Warminster where he spent his last two days. He was the love of my life, my soulmate, my best friend, my mentor and my confidant. I will miss him every single minute of every single day. Ramón was kindness and goodness personified. He loved and respected every living thing in nature and...
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Thomas Edward Sondesky

September 28, 2020

SONDESKY Thomas Edward Sondesky, of Philadelphia and Easton PA, passed away on September 28th 2020 at the age of 77. Thomas is survived by his loving children; Denise Johnson (Michael), Ronald A. Sondesky, and Judith Clara Sondesky-Templeton. Thomas leaves behind an impressive legacy in his grandchildren; Codie Sondesky, Meredith Mulitauaopele, Ronald A. Sondesky Jr., Breanna Barker, and Quinn...
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Philip J. Maul

September 24, 2020

Philip J. Maul, of Abington, PA, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020, at the age of 83. Born in Philadelphia to the late John and Catherine Maul, Philip enjoyed hunting and shooting pool. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved to be around his family. Philip is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Elizabeth (nee Ogozarek) Maul, his sister...
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Andrew L. Ranieri

September 23, 2020

Andrew L. Ranieri, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. He was 40 years old. Andrew was born in Abington on May 1 1980 to Louis and Renate (née Hoinkes) Ranieri with whom he is survived by. He was a graduate of Lower Moreland High School and also earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with honors from Temple...
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Edwin McCall "Ned" Leiby, Jr.

September 18, 2020

Edwin McCall "Ned" Leiby Jr. of Willow Grove passed away Friday, September 18, 2020. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Barbara "Bobbie" Leiby, and is survived by his son Edwin M. Leiby III (Mary Marbach), daughter Carolyn Leiby, and his three grandchildren, Ashlee Spivack, Erika Spivack, and Ian Leiby. Born September 8, 1936 in Fargo, North Dakota, Ned graduated from Ellendale...
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David C. Hamilton III

September 11, 2020

David C. Hamilton III, of Warrington, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was 89 years old. "Dave" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on April 12, 1931 to the late David C. Hamilton, Jr. and Esther May (née Traurig) Hamilton. He was the husband to the late Darlene E. Hamilton who passed away in 2019. Dave...
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Alfons L. Muller

September 3, 2020

Muller, Alfons L. "Skipper", age 71 of Meadowbrook passed away directly to Heaven September 3, 2020. He was the beloved son of the most devoted Marie and the late Alfons J. M.D., loving brother of James J." Jimmy" (Stacie Bole), bother in law of the late Robin Muller, dearest uncle of Maximillian Muller (Denise) and Alexander Muller. Great uncle of Penny, Marie and James Muller. Skipper is now...
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Regina Mary "Jean" (nee Waldbusser) Warren

September 3, 2020

WARREN (nee Waldbusser) Regina Mary "Jean", of Rockledge, passed away on September 3rd 2020 at the age of 91. Jean was the loving wife of George C. Warren Sr. for 69 wonderful years. Jean was the caring mother to George C. Warren Jr. (Sandy), Mark M. Warren (Diane), and Wayne D. Warren (Sally). Jean leaves behind an impressive and loving legacy in her eight grandchildren, and ten great...
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Louis Joseph Beato

September 2, 2020

LOUIS JOSEPH BEATO 1936-2020 Lou passed away on September 2, 2020. Born and raised in the Bay Ridge Section of Brooklyn N.Y., Lou was the oldest of five children. When his father died in 1959, he pledged to his mother to help her support the family. From that day forward, Lou carried the responsibility of his family on his shoulders and helped his mother and his siblings move to New Jersey...
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Frederic Leonard Frank

September 1, 2020

Frederic Leonard Frank, 78, of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Charles Frank and Bertha (nee Shatz) Frank. Fred is survived by his beloved wife, Carol (nee Lukridge) Frank; his five children, Shelly-Beth Gorenstein, Alan Frank, Julie Frank Block, Deborah Frank, and Karen Frank; his two son-in-laws, William Gorenstein and...
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Francis T. Gillespie

August 29, 2020

Francis T. Gillespie Sr., of Horsham, formerly of Germantown, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday August 29, 2020 at the age of 88. Francis was the beloved husband of Doris E. (nee Spence); cherished father of Kathleen White (John), Frank Gillespie Jr. (Sheila), Connie Meizinger (Michael), Carol Gillespie (Amy), Bob Gillespie (Lori), Mickey DeCarolis (Michael), Patsy...
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Chester Howard Derr, Jr.

August 28, 2020

Chester Howard Derr, Jr. 78 of Dresher, PA passed away on August 28, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Dennis Brown Derr. Loving father of Chester H. Derr, III (Laura), David A. Derr (Andrea), Christie "Gig" Derr-Balasa (David), Dana E. Derr and Corby D. Derr. Grandfather of 15, great grandfather of 5. Dear brother of the late Gayle D. Holden. Chester was a proud...
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Albert B. Holcombe

August 18, 2020

Albert B. Holcombe of Warminster passed away peacefully on August 18, 2020 at the age of 96. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty-nine years, Marian (nee) Schroeder. Also surviving him are his children: Carol L. Feather (Albert Jr.), John A. Holcombe (Lynette) and the family of his son, Thomas Holcombe (Mary) who predeceased his father. Albert was grandfather to eight and great...
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Lorraine M. (nee Tyahla) Hendricks

August 11, 2020

Lorraine M. Hendricks (nee Tyahla), of Willow Grove, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the age of 97. Lorraine was born on May 6, 1923 to the late Michael Tyahla and the late Eva Kotik (nee Matyas). Lorraine was the beloved wife of the late Wilson W.; cherished mother of Linda Cassady (Charles) and the late Wilson M. (Gale); caring grandmother of...
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Alfreda Cannon

October 5, 1926 - August 10, 2020

Alfreda Cannon, a resident of The Landing at Willow Grove and formerly of Ann's Choice in Warminster, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020. She was 93 years old. Alfreda was born on October 5, 1926 to the late Walter and Alice (née Walus) Gonzoph in Philadelphia. She was the wife to the late James L. Cannon who passed away 2018. Alfreda was a dedicated wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and...
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Grace L. Gartner

August 10, 2020

Grace L. Gartner, of Horsham, passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, August 10, 2020 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Frank S. Gartner; loving mother to her daughters Linda Bruno (Michael LeMaitre) and Barbara Ehlmann (Mark); cherished Nanny of Jennifer Spadaro (Vincent), Kimberly Ehlmann, Stephanie Ehlmann (Matthew Weaver), and Mark Ehlmann Jr. (Olivia Arnold); loving great...
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William J. Howard

June 9, 1929 - August 1, 2020

William J. Howard of Oreland passed away peacefully with his daughter by his side on Saturday August 1,2020 at the age of 91. William ( Bill) was the beloved husband of the late Ruth ( née Woods);cherished father of Susan La Valle ( Sal); caring grandfather ( Pop) of William La Valle ( Amber); loving great grandfather of Chase and Quinn; and loving brother of Bernadette Sterling. He is also...
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Mary Ellen Worthington

July 27, 2020

Mary Ellen Worthington, of Dresher, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, July 27, 2020 at the age of 84. Mary Ellen was the beloved wife of the late John; cherished mother of James, David (Adele), Margaret Bruce (Michael), and Francis (Dana); loving grandmother of 10; great grandmother of 1; and sister of the late Anna, Patsy, and Catherine. Services will be held...
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Joseph "Joe" Michel

July 24, 2020

Joseph "Joe" Michel, 77 years old of Langhorne PA, passed away peacefully on Friday July 24th, 2020. Joe is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Teresa "Terri" Michel (nee Szanik), his loving children Shaun Michel (Allison), Maureen Michel Niles (Nathan), Beth Hardy (Steven), as well as his adored grandchildren, Abigail, Landyn, Griffyn, Emry, Chrystian, and cherished sister, Gertrude. Joe is...
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Alice H. (Collins) Taylor

July 24, 2020

Alice H. (Collins) Taylor, 67, loving wife of Gary Taylor, passed away at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on Friday, July 24th 2020 in the arms of her son Keith Taylor and in the hearts and minds of her husband Gary and daughter Kelly after ferociously fighting pancreatic cancer for three years. One of six children, Alice was born to Edwin and Margaret Collins and raised in...
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Anthony R. Urban , Sr.

August 5, 1930 - July 3, 2020

Anthony R. Urban, Sr. passed away peacefully on July 3, 2020 with his family by his side. Born on August 5, 1930 in Philadelphia, he was the loving son to the late Anthony and Blanche Urban. Upon graduating from Northeast High School, Tony went on to marry the love of his life, the late Evelyn (nee McShane) and their family blossomed. He was a devoted husband for 63 years, cherished father to...
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Stephanie M. Tull

October 4, 1935 - June 30, 2020

Stephanie M. Tull, 84, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at St. Joseph Manor in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania. She was born in Philadelphia on October 4, 1935 to the late John and Marie. Stephanie was a retired Bank Manager who worked for Fidelity Bank for over (27 Yrs). She enjoyed fine dining and dancing with her late husband Harry. She loved spending all of her free time with her...
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Maria Patricia (nee Flynn) Wilson

June 29, 2020

Wilson Maria Patricia Wilson (nee Flynn) passed away on Monday June 29, 2020 at her home in Willow Grove, PA. at the age of 57 with loved ones by her side. Maria was born in Philadelphia, PA to Berenice (nee McGlynn) and the late Thomas J. Flynn, Sr. Maria was the beloved former wife of Robert J. Wilson Jr., loving mother of Matthew R. Wilson, dear sister to Thomas J. Flynn, Jr. (Annette) and...
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Lisa (nee Rondinelli) Loeffler

June 28, 2020

Loeffler (nee Rondinelli) Lisa, of Holland, PA, passed away on June 28th, 2020 at the age of 64, ending her 17 year long battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was the loving daughter of the late Bruno and Lorraine Rondinelli; beloved wife of Stephen Loeffler; devoted mother of Amanda Smith (Michael), Cavan Loeffler (Erin), Caitlin Stein (Mitchell) and Emily Whittle (Matthew); caring "Grammy"...
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Helen M. Staron

June 26, 2020

Helen M. Staron, of Willow Grove, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2020 at the age of 69. Helen is predeceased by her parents Stanley and Helen Staron. Helen is survived by her friend Lillian Quap and goddaughter Linda Quap. Services will be private.
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Ruth J. DuBois

June 22, 2020

Ruth J. DuBois, of the Ann's Choice community in Warminster, passed away on Monday evening, June 22, 2020. She was 82 years old. Ruth was born in Philadelphia on June 23, 1937 to the late Dr. Frederick Wayne Jarvis and Ruth (née Hagerman) Jarvis. She is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years the Rev. Dr. Charles H. DuBois; her beloved sons Carl F. DuBois (husband to Sharon and grandfather...
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Barbara "Bobbie" (nee Conger) Leiby

June 13, 2020

Barbara "Bobbie" Leiby (née Conger), of Willow Grove, passed away on June 13, 2020. Bobbie, the beloved wife of Edwin M. "Ned" Leiby Jr. and mother of Edwin M. Leiby III (Mary Marbach) and Carolyn Leiby is also survived by 3 grandchildren, Ashlee and Erika Spivack, Ian Leiby and her sister, Joan Allen. Born on October 18, 1936 in Germantown, Bobbie was the granddaughter of Thomas Wriggins Sr...
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John F. "Jack" Washington

November 3, 1937 - June 2, 2020

John F. Washington "Jack," of Elkins Park, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, June 2, 2020. He was 82 years old. Jack was born on November 3, 1937 in Philadelphia to the late Frederick and Marjorie (McNeill) Washington. He was the husband to Mary-Louise "Mary" (Towner) Washington and together they shared 61 years of marriage. Jack was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and was a member of...
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Robert Mosk

June 1, 2020

Robert Mosk, of Glenside, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 1, 2020 at the age of 94. Robert is predeceased by his beloved wife Shirley (nee Dieterle); and his children Cathy Janson and Robert E. Mosk. Robert is survived by his loving children Barbara Pearl, Suzanne Gerhard (Bud), Douglas Mosk (Susan), and Glenn Mosk; his caring 22 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren...
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Carolyn Jeanne (nee Gross) Meyers

May 31, 2020

Carolyn Jeanne Meyers (nee Gross), of North Wales, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 31, 2020 at the age of 90. Carolyn was predeceased by her husband Edward; her parents Harry and Eleanor Gross; her daughter Nancy Piotrowski (John); and her sister Margaret "Peggy" Meyer (late Lou). Carolyn was the beloved mother of Carol Hoeke (James), Scott Meyers (Clare), and Steven...
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Anna E. Klein

May 23, 2020

Anna E. Klein, of Harleysville, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Gwynedd Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 80 years old. Anna was born on March 1, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Francis and Evelyn (née O'Hara) Horn. She worked as a waitress at Harvey House and then the Astor Diner for over twenty years until her retirement. In her free time, Anna loved to read, dine out...
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Juan Gilberto Perez

May 19, 2020

Juan Gilberto Pérez, of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 75. Juan was the beloved father of Titian Pérez and Erina Pérez; cherished grandfather of Grayson and Hunter; and loving brother of Mariano Pérez Jr., Roberto Pérez, Carmen Pérez, Maria Pérez, and Julia Pérez. Services are private. Juan lived in Philadelphia for the past 40 years,...
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Jerome Quinn

May 15, 2020

Quinn Jerome, age 84, of Whiting, NJ, passed away on May 15, 2020. He was the beloved Harriett Quinn (nee Carville); devoted father of Thomas (Anissa), and the late Colleen; loving grandfather Nicholas, Patrick, Ryan; loving great grandfather of Nicholas, and Egan; and beloved brother of Doris, Robert, Charles, and Michael. Jerome proudly served as a Marine in the United States Marine Corp,...
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Walter Ulmer III

May 13, 2020

Walter Ulmer, III of Elkins Park, PA formerly of Roslyn, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health. He was 59 years old. Loving father of Walter Ulmer IV, Amanda Ulmer and her husband Daniel Morton and Victoria Ulmer. Dear son of Rose M. (nee Pello) and the late Walter Ulmer, Jr. Also survived by his newborn grandson, Noah, whom he never got to meet nor hold due to...
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Donna L. Thomas

January 14, 1951 - May 10, 2020

Donna L. Thomas, of Willow Grove, passed away on Sunday evening, May 10, 2020. She was 69 years old. Donna was born in Philadelphia on January 14, 1951 to the late John and Eva (née Harper) Laguins. She was the wife to the late Louis P. Thomas with whom she had been married to since 1977. Donna was a 1968 graduate of Kensington High School for Girls and then completed one year of higher...
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Eileen E. Kantner

November 11, 1925 - May 9, 2020

Eileen E. Kantner, of Spring House Estates in Lower Gwynedd, passed away on May 9, 2020. She was 94 years old. Eileen was born on November 11, 1925 to the late Edward and Anna Elder. She was married to the late George C. Kantner, who passed away in 2009. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Kantner Bille, Deb's husband Matt, and two granddaughters, Corrine and Lauryn Bille. Eileen was very...
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Sybil C. Serianni

May 9, 2020

Sybil C. Serianni, of Abington, passed away on Saturday morning, May 9, 2020 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. She was 66 years old. Sybil was born on April 15, 1954 in Carney's Point, N.J. to the late Warren T. Copeland, Sr. and Florence (née Nordin) Copeland. She was the wife to Vincent M. Serianni with whom she is survived by. She will be fondly remembered by her siblings: Martha C. Moser ...
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Roger S. Post

May 5, 2020

Roger S. Post, of Hatboro, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Living where he had been residing. He was 89 years old. Roger was born in Camden, N.J. to the late Oscar L. Post, Sr. and Olive Post. He was the husband of the late Joan (Overholt) Post. Roger was preceded in death by his siblings Kathryn Post, Elaine Anderson, Oscar Lee Post, Jr and Theodore Post. He...
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Alvira Grace Miller-Young-Fries-Smith

May 5, 2020

Alvira Grace born September 20, 1942 in Sidney, OH passed on to our heavenly lord at the age of 77 on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Willow Grove, PA. She was living at The Landing Willow Grove where she succumbed to a battle with Lung Cancer. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Young Smith of Abington PA and Valerie Young Falco of Cherry Hill, NJ, 5 grandchildren (Shannon, Ryan and Jenna Smith, and...
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Louis Ward Welsh

May 5, 2020

Dr. Louis Ward Welsh, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the age of 89. Louis was the beloved husband of Janet (nee MacCausland); cherished father of David A. Welsh, Suzanne M. Welsh (Joe), Sheryl Welsh, and Stephen Welsh (Amy); loving grandfather of Christine, Jennifer, Tyler, Connor, Drew, Emily, Alexander, Jonathon; and caring...
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Arthur Richard Dickson

May 1, 2020

Arthur Richard Dickson passed away on May 1, 2020 at the age of 84. He is survived by his brother Bob; his cousins Claire Bush, Peggy & Bill Foote, Diane Conway, & Peter Conway and many nieces and nephews & their families: Kevin & Liz O'Keefe, Tiffany O'Keefe & Connor, Caleb, Keagan Sunn, Brittany O'Keefe, Sean O'Keefe, Steven Burbank, Kaitlyn O'Keefe Kadence, Avery O'Keefe, Kathy (O'Keefe) &...
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Charlotte Loeffler

April 30, 2020

Charlotte Loeffler of Southampton, PA passed away peacefully on April 30, 2020 at the age of 88. Charlotte was born in Philadelphia on May 7, 1931 to Edwin and Agnes (McLean) Vessey. Her much loved sister Agnes was 8 years older than she. Charlotte fondly recalled spending time with her family and cousins at her grandparents' house in the country. Her grandfather had a soft spot for her as the...
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Jacob Edward Snipes

April 22, 2020

Snipes Jacob Edward, originally of Meadowbrook, PA, age 24 passed away on April 22nd at his home in California. He is survived by his parents Edward and Paula Snipes; his brother Thomas; his grandmother Betty Neff; his aunts and uncles Janet, Jeanne, Larry, Dennis (Dorothy), and Glenn; and his cousins Matthew and Josh. Jacob was a graduate of University of Pennsylvania with a Master's Degree...
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Evelyn (nee McShane) Urban

April 22, 2020

URBAN Evelyn Urban (nee McShane), of Philadelphia, Wildwood NJ and Warminster PA, passed away on April 22nd 2020 at the age of 84. Evelyn was the loving wife of Anthony R. Urban Sr. for 64 wonderful years. Evelyn was the loving mother to Debra O'Brien (husband Michael), and Antony R. Urban Jr. (wife Christine). Evelyn leaves behind a loving legacy in her 4 grandchildren; Sara Rose, Dana, Katelyn...
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John Leslie (Les) Burke

April 19, 2020

John Leslie Burke (Les), age 80, passed on April 19, 2020. Survived by his wife MaryAnn (nee Hanna), their 3 sons Terry (Sarah), Kevin (Lauren) and Brian and their 6 grandchildren; Gavin, Scott, Emma, Dylan, Declan and Darby. Les is proceeded by his sisters Mary, Joan (Hank) and Anne. A first generation American, Les was born and raised in the Olney section of Philadelphia and was a...
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Constance L. (nee Maxwell) Schott

April 17, 2020

Constance L. Schott (nee Maxwell) formerly of Jenkintown, PA, passed away from COVID-19 on April 17, 2020. She was the devoted wife of the late Henry S., beloved mother of Paul (Kristen) Schott, Judith Larini, and Stephanie Moros, dear step mother of Karen Wrigley, and cherished step mother in law of Alexis Schott. Predeceased by her step children, Kenneth (Alexis) Schott and Ruth (Rick) Schott...
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Jean E. Carminati

July 9, 1944 - April 16, 2020

Jean E. Carminati was born on July 9th, 1944. She was the first of twelve children born to Vincent A. Carminati, Sr. and Jennie (nee Zullo) Carminati. "Our big sister" as she was affectionately known, suffered a devastating head injury at the age of nine, due to an accident involving a trolley car, which left her emotionally stunted. This did not stop her "brilliant" mind. She eventually...
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William A. "Bill" Fleming, Sr.

September 1, 1940 - April 10, 2020

William, born September 1, 1940, was the fourth child born of eleven to James A. and Elzie B. Fleming. James and Elzie welcomed a nephew, Clayton W. Fleming, home to raise until adulthood. Thereby the Fleming twelve. William was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia, PA. where he attended parochial elementary school, Roosevelt Jr. High School, and Germantown High. William joined the U.S....
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Gabriel Patrick and Dean Michael Muraresku

April 8, 2020

Gabriel Patrick Muraresku and Dean Michael Muraresku, infant sons to Michael and Colleen (née Clarke) Muraresku, passed away on April 8, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Condolences and messages to the family may be made on this webpage. Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc., 215-659-2000.
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Lena (nee DiGrosso) Linsalata

April 6, 2020

Lena Linsalata (nee DiGrosso), of Holy Redeemer Lafayette formerly of NE Philadelphia and Springfield (Delco) passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2020 at the age of 100. Lena was the beloved wife of the late Carmen J. Linsalata; devoted mother of Lucretia Bonfield (Thomas L.) and Carolyn Kleimon (late Richard); cherished grandmother of Thomas A., Nadine McLain, Michael (Nanci), Richard...
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Henry G. DeVincent, M.D.

April 5, 2020

DeVincent Henry G. DeVincent M.D., orthopedic surgeon, died on Palm Sunday, April 5th at the age of 86. Henry is survived by his wife Frances (Dick), his children Henry Jr., John, Teresa (Winslow), Richard and his 8 grandchildren. He is predeceased by his brother Anthony, and his sister Angelina (Kosma). Henry was born on March 8th, 1934 in the Olney section of Philadelphia to Rose and...
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Lisa Ann (nee McKenna) Linberg

April 3, 2020

Lisa Ann Linberg (nee McKenna) passed away on April 3, 2020 at the age of 56. Lisa is survived by her beloved husband Steven Joseph Linberg Sr., loving mother and father Florence and Joseph Carmichael; caring children Steven Joseph Linberg Jr. (Jillean), Joshua Michael Linberg (Kendra); cherished grandchildren Arianna, David, Sadie, Chloe, Georgianna, Emmalee, and Charlotte; and loving siblings...
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William S. Jackson III

March 27, 2020

William S. Jackson III, of Phila, on Mar. 27, 2020, age 92. William is predeceased by his beloved wife Gwendolyn Jackson and his grandson Marlon Jackson. He is survived by his children William S. Jackson IV, Gary A. Jackson, Arlene F. Jackson, Harold N. Jackson, and Joyce C. Jackson; 4 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; his sister Doris B. Jackson; and daughter-in-law Benita Jackson. Due...
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Frank James Taverno

July 31, 1943 - March 27, 2020

Frank James Taverno, of Ambler, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the age of 76. Frank was the beloved partner of Marcia for 44 years; cherished brother-in-law of Ellen (John) and Betsey (Chris); and devoted uncle of Melissa (Tyler), Rebecca (Gary), Hannah (Kyle), and Madison (Nate). Frank is also survived by wonderful friends, especially his softball...
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John Worthington

March 27, 2020

John Worthington, of Dresher, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the age of 85. John was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen (nee Riordan); devoted father of James Worthington, David Worthington, Margaret Bruce, and Francis Worthington. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Services are private. Family service...
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William J. Dickson, Sr.

August 18, 1927 - March 18, 2020

William J. Dickson, Sr., of Wyncote and formerly of Hatboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. He was 92 years old. "Bill" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Abington on August 18, 1927 to the late Stewart and Mary (née Barclay) Dickson. He was the husband to the late Florence (née Faust) Dickson who passed away in 1988. Bill served honorably in the...
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Taj Allen Ortiz

March 17, 2020

Baby Boy Taj Allen Ortiz, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He was the son of Antonio L. Ortiz and Jessica L. Luckman. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 3301 W. Cheltenham Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19150 (please arrive at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m.) Family services are entrusted under the care of...
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Mary Grace Allen

September 2, 1924 - March 11, 2020

Mary Grace Allen shed her body and returned home to the universe at age 95 on March 11, 2020 at Abington, PA. She was born Mary Grace Wolfe at home in Royersford, PA on September 2, 1924. She is predeceased by her two husbands, Frank H. Baker, Jr. and John F. Allen, one son, Don Baker, one daughter, Allison McCool, and most of her friends and family. Widowed the first time at age 38 with four...
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Jane S. (nee Saddington) Gourley

February 27, 2020

Jane S. Gourley (nee Saddington) passed away February 27, 2020 at the age of 95. Jane is survived by her daughters Marilyn O'Neil and Beth-Ann Walsh. Jane was preceded in death by her son David C. Gourley, and her husband Walter C. Gourley, Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to Jane's Memorial Life Celebration on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 3PM at Chelten Baptist Church 1601 N. Limekiln...
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William David Webb

February 26, 2020

William David Webb, 93, passed peacefully in his home in Rydal Park Jenkintown, PA on February 26, 2020, with his family by his side. He was predeceased by his sister, Dr. Ruth Cameron Webb. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Frances Moore Webb, and daughters Andra Minio (John Minio), Deena Moss (Edward Moss), Aerie Webb (David Shulman) and Tara Webb Duey (C. John Duey). He was the...
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Craig L. "Crash" Leypoldt

February 12, 2020

Craig L. Leypoldt "Crash", of Glenside, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at his residence. He was 65 years old. Craig was born in Abington on October 25, 1954 to the late Edward F. Leypoldt, Sr. and Edith E. (née Fleu) Leypoldt. He was a 1972 graduate of Abington Senior High School and served honorably in the United States Army. Craig worked as a Foreman in the grounds department at...
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Glenn Harold Johnson

November 14, 1937 - February 8, 2020

Glenn Harold Johnson, 82, passed away on February 8, 2020, at his home in North Wales, PA. Mr. Johnson was born on November 14, 1937, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He was the only child of Harold and Mary Estella (Fletcher) Johnson. He was a 1955 graduate of Coughlin High School and a graduate of Wilkes University. In 1961, he married Sandra Mae Arnold of Forty-Fort, PA. Mr. Johnson began his career...
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James T. Anthony, Jr.

February 4, 2020

James T. Anthony, Jr., of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 4, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospice. He was 77 years old. "Jim" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia to the late James T. Anthony, Sr. and Helen R. (née Connelly) Anthony. He was the husband to Julia E. (née Kaveski) Anthony with whom he is survived by. Jim worked...
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Rhetta S. McMeans

February 3, 2020

Rhetta S. McMeans, of Philadelphia, passed away on February 3rd, 2020, at the age of 89. Rhetta was the loving wife of Raymond J. McMeans Jr. for 66 wonderful years. Rhetta was also the caring mother to Bonnie L. McMeans (Jay Kuklinski), the late David McMeans, Daniel T. McMeans (Nancy), and Raymond J. McMeans III (Karen). Rhetta will also be greatly missed by her sisters, Sylvia Mader (Arthur...
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Harper Alicia Taylor

January 29, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Taylor Harper Alicia, passed away on February 2nd, 2020. Harper was only five days old. She is survived her parents Ryan and Lauren Taylor, and was a gift to the Taylor, Klatcher and Myers family. Harper was born on Wednesday, January 29th,2020. She may have only survived for five days but she made such a positive impact on all of our lives. She was such a little fighter and fought to the very...
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Sarah P. (Pat) née Hegarty Smith

January 31, 2020

Sarah P. (Pat) née Hegarty Smith, 96, formerly of Olney and Derry, Northern Ireland, went peacefully home on January 31, 2020. Beloved daughter of Patrick and Nan Hegarty, devoted wife of the late James Smith, dear grandmother of the late Colleen Smith. She leaves behind her loving children, Ann Marie (Charles) Sielski, James (Mary), Patricia (Robert) Clark, and Brian (Dorothy), 13...
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Margaret (nee Delawark) Gormisky

January 30, 2020

Margaret Gormisky (nee Delawark), of Ambler,, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the age of 103. Margaret is predeceased by her husband Stanley Gormisky; her twin sister Mary Wollman, brother Peter Delwark, and sister Helen Haupt; and great nephew Richard Flaherty. Margaret is survived by her niece Joan Flaherty; nephews Ray Haupt and John Wollman;...
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Edward J. "Ed" Barbieri

January 29, 2020

Edward J. Barbieri "Ed", of Abington, passed away peacefully at home on January 29, 2020. He was 72 years old. Ed was the son of Sophia (née Canosa) Barbieri and the late Italo John Barbieri. Ed had a passion for science and teaching; after receiving his Bachelor's Degree of Science in Pharmacy in 1970 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science (now the University of the Sciences), he...
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William Mosler

January 1, 2020

William Mosler, of Abington, PA and formerly of Glenside, PA, peacefully on January 1, 2020. Survived by children Bill (Mary), Donna McCauley (Ed), and David; three grandsons - Daniel McCauley (Michelle), Edward McCauley (Lauren), and Alexander Mosler. Bill also enjoyed a close friendship with his former spouse, Joan Mosler. Bill was predeceased by his brother Harry (Bud) Mosler, Carina...
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Louise Catherine (nee Williams) Storb

December 30, 2019

Louise Catherine Storb (née Williams) age 92 of Ann's Choice, Warminster, PA passed away on December 30th, 2019 after an illness of deep dementia. Louise was born in Jersey City, NJ on August 24, 1927 to the late Frank and Zora (née Bell) Williams. She was the loving wife to her husband, John W. Storb, Sr. for 70 years and was the loving mother of Audrey Pinto (Godfrey), Diane Marshall (Edward)...
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James Evely

December 23, 2019

James Evely, of Horsham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, December 23, 2019 at the age of 76. James was the loving father of James C. Evely (Laura) and Jordan Evely (Theresa); caring grandfather of James C. Evely Jr; and loving brother of Robert Evely Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to share in James' Life Celebration on Monday, January 6, 2020 beginning at 10...
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Benjamin Alexander Rousis

December 20, 2019

Baby Boy Benjamin Alexander Rousis, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019. He is survived by his parents, Jason D. Rousis and Margaret R. (née Marshall) Rousis "Maggie." He is survived also by his grandparents John and Carole Rousis and Gary and Clare Marshall. Services for Benjamin will be held privately. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to Holy Redeemer Neonatal...
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Deborah Ann Spier

February 9, 1951 - December 15, 2019

Deborah Ann Spier, of Willow Grove, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. She was 68 years old. "Debbie" as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on February 9, 1951in Philadelphia to the late Robert L. Fallows and Alice C. (née Heller) Fallows with whom she is survived by. Debbie was a 1969 graduate of William Tennent High...
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Dorothy H. (nee Harrington) Feely

December 15, 2019

Dorothy H. Feely (nee Harrington), of Jenkintown, passed away unexpectedly on December 15, 2019 at the age of 85. Dorothy was born in Forest Hills, NY. Her father was a captain in the United States Maritime Service and her family moved several times during WWII to follow his assignments. His last post landed them in Brooklyn, where she lived across the street from her future husband, Wayne E....
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Thomas D. Harrington

December 12, 2019

Harrington, Thomas D., age 90, of Flourtown on December 12, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Alice C. (nee McIntyre. Loving Father of Thomas D. Jr. (Kim), John F., Maryalice Cleary (James) and Susan Hicklin (William), dear Pop of Kelly and Thomas Harrington, Veronica O'Hara (John), Kyle Cleary (Molly), Quinn Forster (Robert), Thomas Cleary (Holly), Evan Cleary, Rosemary Cleary and Jack and Grace...
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Philomena E. Latzko

July 1, 1930 - December 8, 2019

Philomena E. Latzko, of Willow Grove, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Arden Courts in Warminster. She was 89 years old. "Phyllis," as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on July 1, 1930 to the late Thomas and Elizabeth (née Feeney) Clarke in Lucan, Ireland. She was the wife of the late Walter J. Latzko "Walt" who passed away in 2017. Phyllis grew up in...
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Anna Patricia Cassidy

December 8, 2019

Anna Patricia Cassidy of Abington passed away on December 8, 2019 at Holy Redeemer Hospice in Meadowbrook, PA. She was 91 years old. Anna was predeceased by her Irish parents, Patrick and Ellen Cassidy, her eight siblings, Marie Cassidy, Joseph Cassidy, Eileen Jaster, Francis Cassidy, Theresa Cassidy, Agnes Forst , Edmund Cassidy and Gerald Cassidy. Anna is survived by a multitude of nieces and...
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James H. Jones, Sr.

February 2, 1928 - December 7, 2019

James H. Jones, Sr., of Lafayette Hill, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Chestnut Hill Hospital. He was 91 years old. "Jim" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Parkersburg, WV on February 2, 1928 to the late Ralph F. Jones, Sr. and Edna (née Holden) Jones. He was the husband to the late Margaret "Peggy Joe" (née Bulis) Jones and is survived by...
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Martin J. Walsh III

November 15, 2019

Martin J. Walsh III, of Maple Glen, passed away on Friday evening, November 15, 2019. He was 76 years old. "Joe", as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on March 14, 1943 to the late Martin J. Walsh, Jr. and Catherine M. (née Repcik) Walsh in Philadelphia. He worked as a truck driver for Morrisey Construction Company and also worked at SPS Technologies in Jenkintown....
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Esther Payne

November 10, 2019

Esther Payne passed away at Abington Hospital on November 10, 2019 at the age of 88. She was born in Glassboro, NJ and was the daughter of Harold and Esther Lawson She was the beloved Mother of Ruth Stanshine (husband Martin). She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Luke, Kyle, and Brett, her great grandson Elijah, her brother Henry Michael Lawson, and by all who knew her. Esther...
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Harold E. Pfeiffer

August 17, 1924 - November 9, 2019

Harold E. Pfeiffer, of Warminster, passed away on Saturday evening, November 9, 2019. He was 95 years old. Harold was born on August 17, 1924 in Philadelphia to the late John C. Pfeiffer, Sr. and Caroline (née Alexander) Pfeiffer. He was the husband to the late Lorraine C. (née Greenig) Pfeiffer who passed away in 1997. Harold served honorably in the United States Navy in the South...
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Bruce R. Smith

August 15, 1946 - November 3, 2019

Bruce R. Smith passed away at Abington/Jefferson Hospice in Warminster, PA on November 3, 2019 after a short, but valiant, battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on August 15, 1946 to Ramon and Mary Jane Smith and was the oldest of 3 children. He attended Pennsylvania Military College and later Trenton State College where he earned his Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. On June...
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Mary T. Hughes

May 12, 1938 - October 29, 2019

Mary T. Hughes, of Philadelphia and a resident of St. Joseph's Manor, passed away into God's loving care on Tuesday evening, October 29, 2019. She was 81 years old. Mary was born in Limerick, Ireland on May 12, 1938 to the late Michael and Agnes (née Noonan) Hickey. She was the wife to the late Patrick Hughes. Mary is survived by her two children: Eileen Moore (Tony) and Michael Hughes ...
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Estelle C. (née Chmielewska) Benner

July 26, 1938 - October 16, 2019

Estelle C. Benner (née Chmielewska) of Willow Grove, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019. She was 81 years old. Estelle was born on July 26, 1938 to the late Benjamin Chmielewski and the late Anna Clokey, in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Nathan Benner, Jr. Estelle is survived by her five children: Frank A. Benner (Maryanne), Mark C. Benner, Sr. (Barbara),...
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Eleanor A. Quinn

October 12, 2019

Eleanor A. Quinn, of Womelsdorf, PA passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at StoneRidge Towne Centre. She was 80 years old. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles and Elsie (née Peeples) Hippel and was a 1956 graduate from Lincoln High School in Mayfair. She was the wife to her husband John J. Quinn with whom she is survived by and together they would have...
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Paul Francis McCauley

July 6, 1947 - September 29, 2019

On Sunday September 29th, Paul Francis McCauley lost his battle with cancer and passed away at the age of 72. Paul was born in Philadelphia on July 6th, 1947 as the second child of Frank and Dorothy McCauley (his older sister Helen McCauley Helfrich passed in 2017, while Paul is survived by his sister Maureen McCauley and brother Joe McCauley). Paul spent his formative years in the beloved town...
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AeSook Chung-Posecznick

September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 27, 2019, AeSook Chung-Posecznick, loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend passed away at the age of 47.  She was born in Daejeon, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea – the second daughter of YoungSon Chung and YoungJa Kim.  She spent her childhood in the city of Iksan in the province of Jeollabuk-do. She initially studied chemistry (bachelors degree, Chonju University,...
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Conrad J. Zitzer, Jr.

September 23, 2019

Conrad J. Zitzer Jr., of Abington, lost his battle with cancer on September 23rd, at the age of 69. He was a Philadelphia native and the eldest son of the late Conrad J. Sr. and Catherine Zitzer. A graduate of Temple University, Conrad worked his way up through the banking industry to Assistant Vice President at PNC bank, and spent over 40 years of his banking career exploring investments,...
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Nancy Geppert Duff

September 23, 2019

DUFF Nancy Geppert Duff age 92, a resident of Huntingdon Valley died at her home surrounded by her family, on September 23, 2019 at 3:00PM. Nancy was the beloved wife of Edward Joseph Duff, and passed on the eve of their 70th wedding anniversary. Born on September 26, 1926 at 3:00AM. Nancy was the daughter of the late William A. Geppert and Anna Carberry Geppert. She grew up in the...
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Judith Ann (nee Mosheim) "Judy" Castro

September 11, 2019

Judith Ann Castro (nee Mosheim) "Judy", of Willow Grove, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the age of 79. Beloved wife of Robert S. Castro, with whom Judy loved dancing. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, creating shadowboxes and was an amazing cook. She and Bob loved traveling together with their dogs, and would even road trip to Maryland just for a dinner of soft shell crabs. ...
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Annamae Carroll

September 2, 2019

CARROLL Annamae, of Knock Ireland, and Holme Circle Philadelphia, on September 2nd 2019 at the age of 87. Annamae was the wife of Richard J. Carroll, and the loving mother to Brian R. Carroll (Eileen Armstrong-Carroll) and Maureen T. Carroll. Annamae leaves behind her two grandchildren whom she adored; Patrick M. Carroll and Maura A. Carroll. Annamae was the sister to Bridget Benner and...
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John "Hoppy" Hebden Hopkinson III, M.D.

August 30, 2019

John "Hoppy" Hebden Hopkinson, III, M.D., 85, died Friday, August 30, 2019 at his home in Abington, PA. Born August 3, 1934 in Salem, MA to John Hebden Hopkinson, Jr. and Flora Hopkinson (nee Conte). Hoppy was the oldest of the four siblings – Brenda (Hopkinson) Wilde, Peter Hopkinson, and Bonnie Hopkinson. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1956 and went on to earn his medical...
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Louise R. Shiffer

March 18, 1925 - August 24, 2019

Louise R. Shiffer, of Warminster and formerly of Willow Grove, passed away into God's loving care on Saturday, August 24, 2019. She was 94 years old. Louise was born on March 18, 1925 in Philadelphia to the late George and Pauline (née Ness) Reinsel. She was the wife to the former Pastor at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Abington, Rev. Alvin O. Shiffer, D.D. who served as Pastor...
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Shelia Marcia Eskin

August 24, 2019

Shelia Marcia Eskin, August 24, 2019, of Jenkintown, PA, wife of the late G. Robert Eskin, mother of Jeff Brown (Denise), Ami Brown, and Eileen Brill (Eli), sister of the late Robert Gordon and the late Marilyn Steinberg, grandmother of Rachel Brown, Jared Brill and Aaron Brill. Shelia was raised in Philadelphia and graduated from Gratz High School. She received her bachelors degree in social...
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