Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

For generations, we have met the needs of Delaware Valley families with compassion, understanding, and dignity. Families place their trust in us because we do all we can to create a special service that honors and commemorates their loved one.

We believe that every life is special and unique, and will work with you to ensure a tribute that is fitting, memorable, and healing. You will receive our personal attention throughout the planning process. We will take care of your every wish, want, and need. That is both a promise and a guarantee.

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Our Obituaries

John Sorgi, Jr.

February 23, 1939 - October 11, 2020

John Sorgi, Jr. of Ridley Park, PA passed away peacefully on October 11, 2020 at the age of 81. John was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 23, 1939. Son of the late John and Nancy Sorgi. John, loving husband of Mary (Nee Docherty) for 58 years, is survived by sons Kevin (Renee) of Elm City, NC, Andrew (Sarah) of Worplesdon, UK and Christopher of West Chester, PA and by daughter Rachel Hamm ...
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John H.. Bettcher

July 8, 1926 - October 6, 2020

John H. Bettcher of Essington, Pa. passed away October 6, 2020 at the age of 94. He was a long time resident of Essington. He was born in Middleport, Pa. to the late William Bettcher and Bessie Elizabeth Singley. John was a United States Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Emily E. Bettcher, of 57 years. He is survived by his children, JoAnne Novatka of Lake Placid,...
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Anna Mae Bodensieck

June 30, 1930 - October 6, 2020

Anna Mae Bodensieck, age 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Anna was born on June 30, 1930 to her beloved parents the late Jenny and Julius Bodensieck and was raised in "The Meadows" and lived in Essington her entire life. Anna was a long time employee and eventually retired from GlaxoSmithKline. Anna is survived by her sister, friends and her many nieces and nephews. ...
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Elizabeth M. (nee Perkins) Schleifer

April 4, 1933 - October 5, 2020

Elizabeth M. Schleifer, formerly Gieder (nee Perkins), on October 5th., at the age of 87. She was a long-time resident of Norwood, formerly SW Philadelphia and Essington. Born in the "Meadows" Section of Philadelphia, to Robert and Elizabeth Perkins. Predeceased by husband Donald P. Schleifer and siblings: Rose, William, Elmer, James, Eugene and Joe. Survived by her loving and devoted sons;...
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Timothy P. Smitheman

February 6, 1950 - October 5, 2020

Timothy P. Smitheman, of Broomall, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 5, 2020 at the age of 70 he was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Gordon and Catherine (née Shanahan) Smitheman. He is survived by his beloved wife Cynthia (née Kelso) Smitheman, children Tim Jr, Jackie and Sarah Smitheman; grandchildren Keira, Timmy, Bridget and Viviana. He enjoyed...
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Ethel M. Bell

February 14, 1955 - October 4, 2020

Ethel M. Bell, (formerly of Sharon Hill and Penndel, PA) passed away peacefully Sunday October 4, 2020 at the Crestview Center in Langhorne, PA surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 14, 1955 in Philadelphia to the late Richard & Ethel (Ward) Keegan of Sharon Hill, PA. Ethel was 65. Ethel graduated from Archbishop Prendergast high school in Drexel Hill and later developed a...
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Francis A. "Mike" Brolley

January 31, 1930 - October 4, 2020

Francis A. Brolley "Mike" of Nottingham, PA formerly of Essington passed away peacefully at home on October 4, 2020. Dear son of the late Francis and Florence Kurz Brolley; brother of the late Richard Brolley, John Brolley and Florence McBride; Father in law of the late Thomas Giancristoforo. Mr. Brolley was a United States Navy Veteran and was co-owner of Brolley Brothers where he developed...
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Charles A. Cuba, Sr.

June 13, 1945 - September 30, 2020

Charles A. Cuba, Sr. of Ridley Park, PA passed away on September 30, 2020 at the age of 75. He was born in Pittston, PA to the late Charles & Pauline Cuba. He is survived by his beloved wife Karen (nee Burns) Cuba; children Kelly Schreiber, Candace Willits (Wayne), Tony (Stacy), and Ryan (Jenn); grandchildren Katelin, Sean, Matthew, Jared, Loni, Samantha, Mackenzie, Anthony, Mackenzie and...
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Theodore A. Brogan

February 1, 1966 - September 29, 2020

Theodore A. Brogan passed away suddenly on September 29, 2020 at the age of 54. Longtime resident of Norwood. Beloved husband of Christine (nee Cicalese). Devoted father of the late Aaron J. Brogan. Preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Pennie Brogan. Dear brother of Denise (Robert) Horan, Andrew Jr., Mark (Anne), Tina (Scott) Yawn, Daniel (Colette), and Samantha. Also survived by his many...
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Mary Q. Jensen

December 14, 1927 - September 27, 2020

Mary Q. Jensen, 92 of Prospect Park passed away Sunday September 27, 2020 at the Inpatient Hospice Unit of Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. She was born December 14, 1927 in Philadelphia to the late Bartholomew & Mary (Sidebothom) Quinlan and was a graduate of West Catholic High School. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Hans Francis Jensen; Sisters,...
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Wendel "Bill" Frietsch

January 24, 1928 - September 25, 2020

Wendel "Bill" Frietsch passed away on September 25, 2020 at the age of 92. He was a longtime resident of Glenolden. Loving son of the late Wendel & Mary Frietsch. Beloved husband of the late Rita A. (nee Guggino). Devoted father of Deborah Devlin & Donna McCabe. Also survived by his three granddaughters and three great granddaughters. Services & Int. Private.
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Henry "Hank" Weyler

July 14, 1933 - September 21, 2020

Henry G. "Hank" Weyler, age 87, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on September 21, 2020. Born July 14, 1933, in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Louis and Catherine Weyler (nee Kueny). Hank grew up in South Philly on "Tasker and Taney." He graduated from Southeast Catholic High School for Boys in 1951 after lettering in swimming and receiving perfect attendance. He...
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Eugene Arthur Capstick, Jr.

December 14, 1949 - September 19, 2020

Eugene Arthur Capstick, Jr. of Collingdale, PA passed into the arms of Jesus peacefully at home on September 19, 2020 at the age of 70. He was born in Chester, PA to the late Eugene A. Capstick, Sr. and Dorothy (nee Dooner) Capstick. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Candice (nee Goldey) Capstick; brother William Capstick; children Jason (Neilee) Capstick, Candice (Brad) Boyer...
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Dawn Zabilowicz

August 20, 1964 - September 17, 2020

Dawn Marie Zabilowicz, of Ridley Park, PA passed away after a long battle with cancer on September 17th, 2020. She was born in Chester, PA to the late John and Dorothy Zabilowicz. She is survived by her daughters Michele (Benjamin) Carpenter-Hays and Christine (Christian) Kyle-Buresch, grandchildren Alex, Lilly, Lukas, Caiden, Cayleigh, and Cova. Brother John (Maryann) Zabilowicz, Sisters...
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Rose Rita Carney

October 2, 1927 - September 13, 2020

Rose Rita Carney of Ocean City, NJ (formerly of Philadelphia, Rutledge and Prospect Park, PA) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday September 13, 2020 at Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park, PA. She was born October 2, 1927 in Philadelphia to the late Libardo & Libardia (Scarpace) Campo. Upon graduating from South Philadelphia High School in 1945 Rose attended West Jersey...
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Robert Charles Leach

August 23, 1987 - September 11, 2020

Robert Charles Leach of Levittown (previously Glenolden) unexpectedly passed away Friday September 11, 2020. He was born in Newark, DE on August 23, 1987 to William & Cynthia (Mayer) Leach. Raised in Glenolden, Bob grew up with his two brothers, two sister's and two dogs. As a child and young adult, he loved skateboarding and drawing. He attended Glenolden Elementary and then Interboro High...
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Raymond J. McGlone

November 2, 1948 - September 9, 2020

Raymond J. McGlone, age 71, of Norwood formerly of South West Philadelphia and Wildwood, N.J. passed away on September 9, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Maryann (nee Ballezzi). Dear father of Kimberleyann Mattia (Pasquale), Joseph R. Deihl (Donna), Raymond McGlone (Kelly), Jeffrey McGlone (Courtney) and the late John Deihl. Dear brother of Joan Maristch and the late Robert Ginder. Also...
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Helena E. Boyle

December 20, 1962 - September 9, 2020

Boyle, Helena E. passed away suddenly on September 9, 2020 at the age of 57. She was a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. Loving daughter of the late James P. & Alberta Boyle. Dear sister of Anthony, Kimberly, Kelly Kinsella, Mark, Lisa Brogan, Adriane Clemson & Debbi Lalli. Also survived by her many nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends are invited to attend her visitation on Tuesday...
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Sarah Katherine Markun

August 7, 1991 - September 6, 2020

Sarah K. Markun, of Morton, Pa., formerly of Prospect Park, Pa., passed away unexpectedly on September 6, 2020 at the age of 29. She was born in Upland, Pa. to Thomas & Veronica (nee MacIntosh) Markun. Sarah's survivors include her cherished son Bradley Thomas Markun-Rentos; siblings Michelle Leigh Markun (Haydar Pakel), Christopher Ryan Markun (Felicia) and Samantha Rose Markun; Mommom Joan...
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Rosa K. Hunter

August 29, 1935 - September 5, 2020

Rosa K. Hunter (nee Stocker) was born in Wallenfels, Germany on August 29, 1935 and passed away surrounded by family on September 5, 2020. She came to the United States in 1955 to join her sister who had already settled here. Prior to coming to the U.S., she worked as a nanny in Switzerland. Rosa married Edward Hunter and settled in Southwest Philadelphia, where they raised their children. ...
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Reverend Anthony Orth

August 5, 1948 - September 3, 2020

Reverend Anthony Orth passed away on September 3, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald Medical Center in Darby, Pa. Son of the late August and Dolores Matthews Orth; brother of the late Lori Tarnowski. Father Orth is survived by his brother Bill Orth; Brother-in-law Raymond Tarnowski, two nephews Raymond and Anthony, and his niece Rosie; along with the many friends he has made through his ministries. Father...
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Katherine J. Cassidy

November 9, 1922 - September 2, 2020

Katherine J. Cassidy, formerly of Folcroft and South Philadelphia, died on September 2. She tested positive for the coronavirus in April, and although she was virus-free in June, she never recovered from the toll it took on her. She was 97 years old. Kitty was born on November 9, 1922, the only daughter of Charles and Katherine Turner Stumm. She and her four brothers grew up at 18th &...
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Louise Ulrich

September 7, 1929 - August 31, 2020

Louise Ulrich (nee East) passed away on August 31, 2020 at the age of 90. She was a resident of Chesapeake City, MD, formerly of Norwood. Beloved wife of the late John J. Ulrich. Devoted mother of Scott (Carol) & the late Billy. Also survived by her nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ulrich was a longtime member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed her time at the casinos, especially playing blackjack. ...
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Walter B. Preston

July 17, 1926 - August 30, 2020

Walter (Walt) B. Preston, 94, died on August 30, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Joan (nee Frederickson) and devoted father of Monica (Robert) Jeral (d.), Robert (Joanne), Stephen (Helene), and Stacy (Edwin) Collins, 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Clifford and Florence (Killen) Preston, and his brothers, David and Leonard Preston. His entire...
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Donald Vincent Hamilton, Sr.

July 11, 1937 - August 30, 2020

Donald Vincent Hamilton Sr., 83, of the Briarcliffe section of Darby Township, PA, passed away Sunday August 30, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. He will now spend eternity with his wife of 55 years, Mary Hamilton (née McMullan). Don is survived by his son and daughter-in- law, Peter and Denise Hamilton ( née Pinto) and their children Matthew and Zachary; His daughter and son-in-law, Joanne...
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James J. Marchetti III

January 10, 1978 - August 29, 2020

The charismatic, witty and handsome James Joseph Marchetti III, of Tinicum, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Jimmy was a graduate of Interboro High School, class of 1996 and attended Williamson College of the Trades for Painting. He wore #33 in football and was always the fastest guy on the team. He was proud of his "cauliflower ear" from years of wrestling. But perhaps...
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Jean G. Sahrhage Burns

May 10, 1925 - August 29, 2020

Jean G. Burns, age 95, lifelong resident of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on August 29, 2020. Following her retirement as office manager for the district attorney's office at Delaware County Courthouse in Media she devoted herself to family and friends. She was a friend to all and always made time to listen and help. She had wisdom, patience and an abundance of caring. All who knew her...
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Dorothy Montieth

November 28, 1958 - August 27, 2020

Dorothy Montieth- November 28, 1958- August 27, 2020, 61, of Folsom, PA, passed away peacefully at home on August 27, 2020. Dorothy is survived by her husband, David Fohs; sister Sandra Stevenson; son Frank Hoffner; grandchildren Frank, Gavin, Peyton, Quinn and Reagan; several nieces and nephews and was pre-deceased by her brother, William Monteith and sister, Barri Pepe. Dorothy was a...
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Clifford D. Groves

February 14, 1951 - August 27, 2020

On Thursday August 27, 2020, Clifford D. Groves of Ridley Park, formerly of Eddystone Village, loving husband of almost 40 years of Delores "Dee" (Durlyk) passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones at the age of 69. Cliff was born on February 14, 1951, a fitting day for such a loving soul, to Clifford D. Groves, Sr and Florence Naples in Philadelphia, Pa. After graduating from...
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Margaret Mary / Hearne / Peggy Giovannini

May 12, 1932 - August 23, 2020

Margaret M. 'Peggy' Giovannini Margaret Mary 'Peggy' Giovannini (nee Hearne) passed away peacefully in her home on 23 Aug 2020; she was 88. Peggy was the daughter of James Vincent Hearne and Margaret Teresa Hearne (nee McGeehan). The loving wife of John Giovannini, she was a resident of Milmont Park and a devout member of Our Lady of Peace parish since 1964. She was predeceased by her...
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Eugene M. Garraty

July 31, 1949 - August 22, 2020

Eugene M. Garraty, of Ridley Park, PA passed away peacefully on August 22, 2020 in Taylor Hospital at the age of 71. He was a graduate of Interboro High School and worked for many years as a carpenter. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division as a helicopter crew chief during the Vietnam War. Over the years he enjoyed interests such as boating, travelling in...
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Agnes Pesotski "Aggie" Krupinski

April 24, 1919 - August 20, 2020

Agnes went to the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ignatius and son Robert. She is survived by her sons Paul and wife Betty, Stanley with wife Marie, John and wife Barbara and David and wife Jacqueline along with her grandchildren Lisa Palmer, Jennifer Lafferty, Jesse Krupinski, Keith Krupinski, Austin Krupinski and great-grandchildren Christopher,...
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Linda Jane Hawkins

June 10, 1947 - August 20, 2020

Linda Jane Hawkins (née Tarquinto), 73 of Glenolden passed away on August 20, 2020 at her home. She was born June 10, 1947 in Holden, WV to the late Floyd Tarquinto and Carmen Leonard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Aunt Rose Femia and Uncle Frank Femia. Linda was a graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School, Saint Joseph's College and later went on to teach...
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Barbara J. Schiavone

January 26, 1935 - August 18, 2020

Barbara J. Schiavone, of Norwood, PA passed away peacefully on August 18, 2020 at the age of 85. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Samuel & Caroline Granato. She is survived by her loving daughter Caroline (Hal) Kline and son Anthony F. (Christina) Schiavone III as well as daughter-in-law Cheryl (James) Karanzalis; grandchildren Michael (Laura) Jones, Jason Schiavone, Anthony...
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Mary T. Donovan

February 14, 1933 - August 18, 2020

Mary Teresa Donovan, 87, of Norwood passed away Tuesday August 18, 2020 in Wallingford, PA. She was born Feb. 14, 1933 in Philadelphia to the late Leo & Mary (Sweeney) Toland. Mary attended grade school at St. Barnabas in Southwest Philadelphia and was a proud graduate of Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School. In 1957 Mary and Jim moved to Norwood and became active in Norwood Swim Club,...
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Eileen P. Vacca

April 11, 1938 - August 18, 2020

Eileen P. Vacca (nee O'Mahony) passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2020 at the age of 82. Devoted mother of Donna and Denise (Jamie) Vacca; Dear sister of Dennis. Also survived by her 2 granddaughters, Danielle & Shanna. Eileen worked as a massage therapist and enjoyed making people feel better. Her entire life was devoted to helping others. She was an avid exerciser, bodybuilder,...
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William "Bill" J. Heiden, Jr.

March 20, 1953 - August 18, 2020

William "Bill" J. Heiden Jr., of Glenolden, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by his adoring family on August 18, 2020 at the age of 67. He was born in Philadelphia to the late William & Ethel Heiden. He was preceded in death by his brother, Bob Heiden. He leaves behind to mourn his broken hearted wife, Debbie, who was the love of his life and his three beautiful daughters- (RDJ), who he...
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Bonnie Jean Burr

July 30, 1970 - August 16, 2020

Bonnie Jean Burr passed away on August 16, 2020 at the age of 50. Bonnie was a lifelong resident of the Bywood section of Upper Darby, and daughter of the late Russell Burr and the late Judy A. (nee Roulston) Burr. Bonnie was a kind, gentle woman who lived a simple life. Her favorite things in life were spending time with and cooking for her daughter, jamming to Bon Jovi, anything related to The...
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Yvonne C. (nee DeGrave) Zucco

January 20, 1962 - August 15, 2020

Yvonne C. Zucco (Degrave), age 58, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her children, at her home in Glenolden, Pennsylvania on August 15, 2020. Yvonne was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, nanny, aunt, and friend. Born in Upland, PA on January 20, 1962 to George W. & Helen (Mooney) DeGrave Sr., she grew up in Ridley Township and graduated from Ridley High School in 1980. She most...
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Eleanor Grace (nee McGinnis) Brooks

October 15, 1936 - August 13, 2020

Eleanor Grace (nee McGinnis) Brooks, of Folcroft, PA passed away peacefully on August 13, 2020 at the age of 83. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Ernest Forbes &Alice(Brooks) McGinnis. Predeceased by the love of her life Thomas H Brooks Sr. Devoted and loving Mom to Thomas Brooks Jr.(Dot), Michele Brooks (Frank), Eleanor Brooks (Keith), and the late Debbe and Michael Brooks. Loving...
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Milton W. "Bud" Cahall

March 29, 1929 - August 12, 2020

Milton W. (Bud) Cahall passed away on August 12, 2020 at the age of 91. Bud was born in Upland, PA and a lifelong resident of the Briarcliffe section of Darby Township. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Olga M. Cahall, and his sister, Lois Stover. Bud is survived by his 2 children, Chris (Joanne) Cahall, and Gary (Beth) Cahall, 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Bud is survived...
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Richard "Richie" Blaise Gallo

April 7, 1980 - August 10, 2020

Richard "Richie" Blaise Gallo, 40, of Woodlyn passed away Monday, August 10, 2020 at home after a courageous battle with lymphoma. He was born April 7, 1980 in Philadelphia to Dana A. (Conway) Gallo and the late Richard D. Gallo. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother Daniel Gallo and sister-in-law Michele (Prentice) Gallo, and his three nephews: Andrew, Noah, and Joshua all...
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Christine "Chris" Rodia

July 6, 1933 - August 10, 2020

Christine R. Rodia, (nee DeJulius) passed away peacefully on August 10, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Alfonso and Mary DeJulius. She lived in Broomall, PA and was formerly from Southwest Philadelphia She is survived by her beloved husband Charles, whom she was marred to for 65 years, daughter Debbie and son Michael (Jeanene); loving grandmother of Gina (William), Michael Jr. ...
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Zachary P. Ondo

October 30, 1994 - August 9, 2020

Zachary Paul Ondo, 25, of Springfield, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday , August 9, 2020. Zac was taken too soon by the disease of addiction. He was a graduate of Springfield High School class of 2013. He was self-employed, as a general contractor specializing in decks and masonry. His family hopes that he will be remembered for his kind-heartedness, quick wit and the hard worker for which...
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Stephen Charles Flynn

November 22, 1960 - August 6, 2020

Stephen Charles Flynn, 59 of Astor, FL, formerly of Norwood, PA passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 unexpectedly of natural (non-covid related) causes at his home. Stephen, the son of the late John J. Flynn, Sr and Maryann J. Hartlein(William) was born on November 21, 1960 in Camp Lejeune, NC. Stephen attended St. Edmonds Catholic School in Philadelphia and Interboro High School in...
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Patricia Anne Oliver

October 1, 1938 - August 2, 2020

Patricia "Patsy" / Pat" Anne Oliver, 81 of Holmes, PA passed away Sunday August 2, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jake Oliver & Alice Childs; brother, Robert Oliver; longtime friend Lana Copperman. Patsy is survived by two half brothers, three half sisters, two nieces, her aunt Rose Marie Royer and eight cousins. All Services Private
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Kathleen E. Dillon

July 29, 1933 - August 2, 2020

Kathleen E. Dillon, 87 of Ridley Park passed away Sunday August 2, 2020 with her four loving children by her side. She was born July 29, 1933 in Philadelphia to the late Francis & Catherine (Murphy) Houghton. Kathleen was a graduate of West Catholic High School and was employed by the government as a young woman. Her main love was her family and she enjoyed reading, sports, dancing and singing...
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Daniel J. Walter

March 25, 1946 - August 1, 2020

Daniel J. Walter, 74, of Valley Township, Pennsylvania passed away on August 1, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 25,1946 in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Edna and the late Paul Walter of McEwensville, PA. He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie Gilmour, and two children Timothy (Anni) and Jennifer (Eric). One of the greatest joys in his life were his many...
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Stacy Anne (nee Cariola) Cuba

June 28, 1972 - August 1, 2020

Stacy Anne Cuba, age 48, was an amazing person with a personality to match. She was a wonderful wife, daughter, mother, sister, and gigi. She fought long and hard for six years. She was married to her best friend and love of her life, Tony, who kept her motivated throughout her battle. He calls her his Mary Poppins because of her sweet demeanor and lack of cursing. "She's practically perfect in...
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Louise A. Rostovskis

April 27, 1949 - July 31, 2020

Louise A. Rostovskis (nee Romano) passed away on July 31, 2020 at the age of 71. She was a longtime resident of Norwood. Loving daughter of Edith Romano & the late Vincent Romano. Beloved wife of the late Alfred P. Rostovskis. Devoted mother of Katrina (Michael) Donnelly, Krista (Sean) Horan, Matthew (Julianne) Rostovskis & Stephen (Tara) Rostovskis. Dear sister of Vincent (Alba) Romano ...
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Philip G. O'Connor

July 28, 1942 - July 29, 2020

Philip G. O'Connor passed away on July 29, 2020 at the age of 78. He worked for the community Transit for over twelve years. Philip was a volunteer firefighter and EMS, served in the U.S. Army and the reserves for the Coast Guard. he was also a brother, uncle, father and foster father. Phil is survived by his son, Joseph O'Connor and spouse Brandon Van Vleck, his sister Marge McGurk and late...
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Lauren Marie Jamack

August 5, 1993 - July 28, 2020

Lauren Marie Jamack, of Blackwood, New Jersey passed away unexpectedly on July 28, 2020 at the age of 26. She was born on August 5, 1993 in Pennsylvania to Kristina Jamack and Bekir Celikay. Lauren was exceptionally kind, yet fierce. Lauren's kindness was not limited to just people, her love and care for animals was also very important to her. Another one of Lauren's exceptional qualities...
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William "Billy" Pullin III

March 13, 1980 - July 26, 2020

William "Billy" Thomas Pullin, III, 40, of Folsom passed away Sunday July 26, 2020 with his wife and sister by his side at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia following complications due to a stem cell transplant. He had been courageously battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma for several years. He was born March 13, 1980 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill, PA to...
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Gregory J. Capone

May 24, 1970 - July 25, 2020

Gregory J. Capone age 50, of Media passed away unexpectedly at home on July 25, 2020. Beloved son of Marie Gaynor. Dear brother of Michael Capone, Mark Capone (Christina) and Dustin Capone. Also survived by his nephew Cody Capone, his long time girlfriend Kelly Schwering and several cherished friends. Gregory was a true Philadelphia sports fan enjoying watching all the teams play. Relatives and...
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James P. Toner

October 4, 1937 - July 24, 2020

James Patrick Toner, 82 of Ridley Park passed away July 24, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 4, 1937 in Philadelphia to the late James & Margaret (Kelly) Toner. James graduated from St. Thomas Moore HS class of 1957. He served in the army for 4 years and then worked at M.A.B. Paints for most of his adult life. He retired in 2002. He was an avid sports fan...
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Virginia M. Testino

October 23, 1925 - July 24, 2020

Virginia M. Testino (nee DeChiara) longtime resident of Glenolden, PA passed away peacefully on July 24, 2020 at the age of 94. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Pasquale & Benilda (nee Contrada) DeChiara. Devoted mother of John (Lorrie) Testino and Diane Nauss (nee Testino). Also survived by grandson Clint and great-grandsons Mason and Luca. She was predeceased by her beloved husband...
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Elaine G. McCafferty

June 3, 1947 - July 21, 2020

Elaine Georgette McCafferty (nee Wright), passed away on July 21, 2020 at the age of 73. She was born and raised in SW Philadelphia, PA by the late George & Catherine (nee Pembroke) Wright. Elaine is survived by her son Peter Buttacavoli and her cousin Gloria (Ed) McNally and children. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Douglas McCafferty and brothers James and Georgie. She was a...
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Sheila M. Foglio

April 17, 1966 - July 19, 2020

Sheila M. Foglio, 54, of Folcroft, Pennsylvania, lost her battle with cancer on July 19, 2020 with her family by her side. Born on April 17, 1966 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Frank James Foglio Sr. and the late Dorothy Elizabeth (nee Chambers) Foglio. She was a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School and most recently worked at Eagle Trucking Company as a Dispatcher. ...
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Taylor Ann Lynch

July 14, 1995 - July 19, 2020

Taylor "Tay" Ann Lynch, 25 of Clifton Heights passed away suddenly on July 19, 2020. She was born July 14, 1995 in Darby, PA to Tammy Cartwright and Matthew Lynch. Graduate of Interboro High school Class of 2013. Tay was the Bakery Manager for ACME Grocery in Media, PA. She was an amazing daughter. sister. niece and friend. Always had a smile that would light up the room. Beautiful person...
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Louisa M. (nee Hagenkotter) Diggs

July 16, 1935 - July 16, 2020

Louisa M. Diggs (nee Hagenkotter) July 16, 1935 to July 16, 2020 Born in West Philadelphia, a graduate of West Catholic High School, Louisa married Robert Diggs in February 1960. They resided in South Philadelphia where they quickly began their family. Louisa moved to Folcroft Delaware County in 1965 where she has resided for 55 years. Louisa is remembered for her volunteer work, especially...
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Barbara Ellen (nee Herr-Neckar) Setaro

October 3, 1943 - July 15, 2020

On July 16, 2020 Barbara (Herr-Neckar) Setaro of Holmes, Pa. left our home here on earth and went home to be with her Lord. Barbara was born on October 3, 1943 at Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital in Darby, Pa. She was a 1961 graduate of Chester High School. During her life she worked primarily as a waitress, most of her life at the Norwood Diner, and then at the Denny's in Essington; later becoming...
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Christopher P. Ginder

July 29, 1968 - July 12, 2020

Christopher Paul Ginder, 51 of Philadelphia passed away Sunday July 12, 2020. He was born July 29, 1968 in Philadelphia, son of the late Robert James Ginder and Joan Anne (Benckert) Ginder. Christopher worked many years at Bigheads Auto Salvage and most recently at KK2 Auto Salvage. Chris lived for family parties, and weekends down the shore with all of his family. He was the life of the...
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Catherine "Kay" Kilgore

August 27, 1935 - July 4, 2020

Catherine Kilgore (nee Vincent) 8/27/1935 to 7/4/2020 On the morning of July 4th 2020, Kay Kilgore passed away peacefully. Kay is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Kilgore and is survived by her children, Brenda, Michael and John Kilgore. Her grandchildren, Nicole Kilgore, Faith Kilgore, John Kilgore, Michael Kilgore, Brandon Kilgore and great granddaughter Ryleigh Troll....
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Richard S. Worrell

October 20, 1965 - July 3, 2020

Richard S. Worrell, 54 of Ridley Park passed away on July 3, 2020 in Aberdeen, MD. He was born October 20, 1965 in Darby to Patricia Lawton Worrell and the late Wilmer Worrell. Richard graduated from Ridley High School with the class of 1984. Rich is survived by his daughter Nicolette, her husband Merlin, and his grandson Damian, his mother Patricia, and brothers Mark and Robert. Richard...
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Michael "Mick" J. Sullivan, Sr.

May 10, 1944 - July 2, 2020

Michael (Mick) J. Sullivan Sr., 76. Mick passed away unexpectedly at his home in Aston on July 2nd. He was a longtime resident of Tinicum Township. Many will remember him...
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Lola L. Wilson

August 10, 1933 - June 30, 2020

Lola L. Wilson, 86 of Lester passed away on hospice Tuesday June 30, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Philadelphia to the late Charles H., Jr. & Margaret E. (Kirkwood) Palmer. Lola loved children and spent much of her life as a child care provider. She was affectionately known as "Queen Bee" to all of her loved ones. Lola's favorite past-times included eating...
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John J. Emhe

November 21, 1943 - June 29, 2020

John J. Emhe of Collingdale, PA passed away on June 29, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in Chester, PA to the late George & Catherine (nee Ryan) Emhe. He is survived by his beloved wife Barbara (nee Wallace) Emhe; children John "Jay" Emhe, Beth (John) Foley, Jill (Tony) Szabo and Megan (Paul) Fink; grandchildren Morgan Dynda and AJ Szabo. He was predeceased by siblings George Emhe, Thomas...
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John R. O'Neill, Sr.

September 20, 1939 - June 28, 2020

John R. O'Neill, Sr., 80 of Springfield passed away Sunday June 28, 2020. He was born September 20, 1939 in Philadelphia to the late Charles & Winiferd (Coen) O'Neill. He was US Army Veteran. Formerly employed at Autocar and retired from Crowley Marine. He enjoyed all music types and spending time at the beach. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by brothers, Jim & Frank...
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Mary Regina O'Hara

August 15, 1938 - June 28, 2020

Mary Regina Casey O'Hara 81 passed away Sunday June 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Mary was a long time resident of Philadelphia and was born in Philadelphia to the late Michael Joseph & Catherine Marie Casey. Her parents were formerly from County Mayo, Ireland. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph M. O'Hara, also from County Mayo, Ireland. Mary was a lifelong member of Our Lady of...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Keenan

August 26, 1956 - June 28, 2020

Elizabeth ("Betty") E. Keenan, of Milmont Park, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully at home on June 28, 2020. She was born in Darby, PA to the late Francis J. ("Joe") and Elizabeth (Carlin) Keenan. She is survived by her brother, Joseph (Kathleen) Keenan of Norwood, PA; sisters Theresa (John) Lawson of Media, PA and Claire Keenan of Milmont Park, PA; five nieces and a...
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James Young Simpkins, Sr.

November 11, 1933 - June 20, 2020

James Young Simpkins Senior "Little Jimmy from Lester" born November 11, 1933. Son of the late Lena and WIlliam Simpkins. Siblings (Deceased) Mary Fletcher and William Simpkins Jr. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Frances Simpkins (Bender) Father to Elizabeth Stewart (William) and James Simpkins (Beverly Keith) Grandfather "Poppop" to James Simpkins III (Jillian Flasher), Casey Simpkins ...
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Margaret "Peg" Bartholomew

October 5, 1959 - June 19, 2020

Margaret "Peg" F. Bartholomew (nee Gallagher), Age 60, of Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania passed peacefully on June 19, 2020 at Crozer Chester Medical Center. She was born on October 5th 1959 to the late Michael and Mildred (Gormley) Gallagher. Margaret was a lifelong resident of Delaware County and graduated from Interboro Senior High School in 1977. Maragaret is predeceased by her Brother;...
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Ronald G. Ondo

December 22, 1965 - June 19, 2020

Ronald G. Ondo passed away on June 19, 2020 at the age of 54. He was a resident of Logan Twp., NJ, formerly of Ridley Park, PA. Loving son of Carolyn Ondo and the late Donald Ondo. Beloved husband of Gina for twenty-eight years. Devoted father of Meghan (Jason Cressman), Thomas & Ryan. Dear brother of Donald Jr., and Daniel (Patricia) Ondo. Also survived by his sister in law and brother in...
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Raymond F. Brockway, Jr.

March 27, 1934 - June 17, 2020

In 1934, Raymond Brockway was brought home by his parents to their George Street rowhome near Girard College in Philly. Though the street is now an unpaved alleyway and the college campus stands desolate, the neighborhood was bursting with life during Ray's early years. He and his younger brother, Marty, would cruise the asphalt on their bikes in search for adventure. Ray's dad was an...
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Elsie B. Fox

June 29, 1935 - June 14, 2020

Elsie B. Fox, 84 of Boothwyn passed away Sunday June 14, 2020 peacefully at her home. She was born June 29, 1935 in Ridley Park to the late Arthur C. & Elizabeth (Callahan) Blose. She is predeceased by her husband Warren W. Fox, Sr. Elsie is survived by her son Warren W. Fox, Jr. (wife Irene), daughter Debra Fox, daughter Wendy Danzig (husband Mark), son Kenneth Fox Sr. (wife Barbara), 7...
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Mark Edward Ryan

August 7, 1962 - June 13, 2020

Mark Edward Ryan, 57 of Villanova passed away suddenedly of a heart attack June 13th, 2020. He was born August 7th, 1962 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Ellis M. & Marion (Jones) Ryan. Mark was a graduate of Interboro High School in 1980. Mark had multiple jobs throughout his life. He was a Septa employee, Contrail railroad trackman, an Alaskan Commercial Fisherman and a custom homebuilder. He...
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James Michael Bakey

February 24, 1948 - June 12, 2020

James Michael Bakey, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, age 72, of Springfield, PA died peacefully at home on June 12, 2020 surrounded by his beloved family. James was the first child born to Edward and Mary Bakey on February 24, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA. James was raised in Norwood, PA and attended St. Gabriel's primary school in Norwood and was a proud 1966 graduate of Saint...
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Barbara Ann Snyder

June 27, 1947 - June 10, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Ann Snyder announces her passing on June 10, 2020, at the age of 72. She was born June 27, 1947 in Philadelphia to the late Francis Aloysius Fagan and Veronica Helen Fagan. Barbara will be forever remembered by her beloved daughters, Michele Gibison (Thomas) & Christina Snyder Mateescu (Gabriel); precious grandchildren, Elena, Natalie, Aaron...
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Dolores "Dori" Throne

January 3, 1937 - June 10, 2020

Dolores "Dori" Throne, of Ridley Park, PA passed away on June 10, 2020 at the age of 83. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Louis & Marie (nee Raymond) Jara. Dori is survived by her children Arthur "Dink" (Colleen) Throne, Judith (Jack) Jensen and Lori (Joseph) Kroll; son-in-law Martin Wrambel; grandchildren Michelle, Kate, Zachary, Samantha,Jacklyn, Alex, Mark, Ryan and Carolyn; 6...
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Susan Marie Frank-Koczynski

October 7, 1970 - June 6, 2020

Susan Marie Frank-Koczynski, age 49. Passed away on the morning of June 6, 2020 after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer. Born on October 7, 1970 In Media, PA to the late Charles and Geraldine Frank. Susie grew up in Folcroft, PA. She is survived by her son, David, and daughter, Emily Koczynski and grandson Jabree Savoy-Sheppard, Jr. who was the light of her life. Loving...
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Joseph R. McCalla

December 16, 1933 - June 5, 2020

Joseph Raphael McCalla passed surrounded by the love of his son Joseph William McCalla and family in Pike Creek, Delaware and was called home to God's embrace on Friday June 5, 2020. Joseph, affectionately also known as Pop-Pop Joe was a native of Southwest Philadelphia born in 1933 the same year that his beloved Philadelphia Eagles were established. He was raised in a Catholic Orphanage until...
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John Thomas McCann

September 6, 1959 - May 31, 2020

SFC (Ret) John Thomas McCann John Thomas McCann, son of the late James Francis McCann and Dolores Virginia (Wilson) McCann, was born September 6, 1959 in Darby, Pennsylvania. He passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 in his home in St. Robert, Missouri having attained the age of 60 years. Johnny grew up in Folcroft, Pennsylvania and attended grade school at St. George's School in Glenolden,...
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Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Coyle

August 12, 1957 - May 31, 2020

Cynthia Ann (Cindy) Coyle 62, passed away at home, Sunday, May 31, 2020, with her son and family by her side. Cindy was born in Darby, PA, grew up in Briarcliffe, attended St. Joseph Elementary School and Archbishop Prendergast High School where she graduated in 1975. Cindy worked in the restaurant business for over 45 years. Cindy was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. ...
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James J. Williamson

February 27, 1948 - May 31, 2020

James J. Williamson passed away on May 31, 2020 at the age of 72. He was a resident of Norwood, formerly of Darby. Beloved husband of Debbie (Meussner). Devoted father of Lisa, Brian, Laura, Melissa and Nicole. Dear brother of Rick and the late John. Also survived by his 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. He was a coach and past president of Darby Little League and an avid Duke...
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Edna R. Murdock

November 30, 1933 - May 30, 2020

Edna R. Murdock, of Cape May Court House, N.J (formerly of Norwood/Glenolden, PA) passed away on May 30, 2020 at the age of 86. Born In Philadelphia, PA to the late Frank & Margaret (nee Wilson) Foster. She is survived by her children Archie Murdock, Jr., Scott (Diane) Murdock, Kimberly Raffaele, Todd (Janeen) Murdock; grandchildren Scott, Jenna (Carmen), Shaina, Nicholas, Hailey and Todd Jr....
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John J. Horan, Jr.

May 18, 1947 - May 29, 2020

John J. Horan Jr., age 73, of Folcroft passed away peacefully at home on May 29, 2020. Beloved son of the late John Sr. and Lillian Horan; dear brother of the late Mark Horan. John worked as a confectionery at the Whitman Chocolate Factory and was a member of the Bakery and Confectionary Union. Upon Whitman's closing he worked at Nabisco making cookies. Relatives and friends are invited to attend...
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John E. Costello III

December 14, 1947 - May 28, 2020

John was born on December 14 1947 at the Ft. Crook Post Hospital (now Offut AFB) near Omaha, NE. He died at home in Prospect Park, PA on Thursday May 28, 2020 of complications from Parkinson's Disease. John was 72 years of age. John traveled the world as a young man following his father's career in the US Air Force. He saw the coronation of Elizabeth II in England, played football in Turkey,...
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John Joseph McGovern

August 20, 1958 - May 27, 2020

John Joseph McGovern, 61 of Woodlyn passed away Wednesday May 27, 2020 at the Crozer Chester Medical Center in Upland Boro. He was born August 20, 1958 in Philadelphia to the late Joseph E., Sr. & Ellen T. (Lawell) McGovern. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph E. McGovern, Jr. He is survived by his siblings Patricia Afflerbach (Dennis), Eileen...
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Maureen T. (nee McCunney) Owen

January 25, 1954 - May 20, 2020

Maureen Theresa (McCunney) Owen, age 66, died May 20th, 2020 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital. She was born January 25th, 1954 at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital to Robert H. McCunney and Marguerite A. McCunney. Maureen grew up with her family in Briarcliffe, Pa and graduated from Cardinal O'Hara high school in 1972. She went on to graduate from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1977 and worked as a...
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James Hugh "Duff" Duffy

November 16, 1925 - May 18, 2020

James H. Duffy (Duff) passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Monday, May 18,2020. Born in Philadelphia, he was raised in Morton, lived in Norwood for almost 30 years before moving to Wallingford where he lived with his wife Rose for 40 years. A graduate of St James High School, he served in the U.S. Navy in WWII on the U.S.S. Monterey with future U.S. President Gerald Ford. Post War he...
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Ellen B. Norman

January 22, 1954 - May 17, 2020

Ellen B. Norman, age 66, passed away due to complications with COVID19 on May 17, 2020 at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Ellen was born in Bryn Mawr, PA to James and Teresa Burghart (nee McGill). Ellen enjoying spending her free time with family and her dogs. She was an avid animal lover. Ellen loved traveling and spending time at the beach. Ellen was a loving, caring and...
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Wayne Nicholas Szynal

December 17, 1953 - May 17, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne Nicholas Szynal share news of his passing on May 17th, 2020. Wayne grew up in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia raised by the late William and Catherine (Swierczynski) Szynal alongside his younger brother, Alan. When he was young, Wayne took a paper route in order to get access to the Philadelphia Eagles games at Franklin Field. He...
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Virginia "Jinny" Nurthen

August 3, 1959 - May 13, 2020

Virginia (Jinny) Lee Nurthen, long time resident of Ridley Park died on Wednesday 5/13/20 at Taylor Hospital. She was 60 years old. For most of her life, Jinny was an avid walker. She could be seen walking down West Ridley Ave. She loved catching up with the old neighbors and checking on her childhood home. You would see Jinny at the 4th of the July parade every year. Jinny loved music,...
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Jane R. Fryckberg

October 26, 1926 - May 13, 2020

Jane R. Fryckberg, 93, of West Chester (formerly of Glenolden and "The Meadows", section of Southwest Philadelphia), passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Paoli Hospital. Jane was born on October 26, 1926 in Philadelphia to the late John and Helen (Galka) Ryback. Jane was a 1944 graduate of John Bartram High School in Southwest Philadelphia and an active member of St. George's Catholic...
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Rita Hayworth Doyle

June 29, 1940 - May 13, 2020

Rita Doyle (neeHayworth) age 79, a 50 year resident of Tinicum passed away on May 13, 2020. Beloved mother of Kevin Doyle, Michael Doyle and the late Thomas Doyle; dear sister of Franny, Terry and the late Dot, Lorraine and Jackie. Also survived by six grandchildren Matt, Samantha, Kristen, Madison, Steven and Ixchel. Rita was a dedicated family women who truly held the family close to her...
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Ralph (Ace) Ciallella

June 29, 1925 - May 12, 2020

Ralph (Ace) Ciallella, formerly of Secane, PA, passed away on May 12, 2020 at the age of 94. He resided at the Meadowview nursing home in Northfield, NJ for the past two years. Ralph was born June 29, 1925 in Crum Lynne, PA to the late Antonio Ciallella and wife, Benedetta (Castrelli) who were immigrants from Roccamandolfi, Italy. Ralph enlisted in the US Army at the age of 18 and proudly...
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Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto

December 30, 1934 - May 10, 2020

Anthony (Tony) Rocco Visconto, age 85 Tony, Passed away peacefully on May 10,2020. Tony was happily married for 47 years to his wife Gloria (nee McNeill "Stillwell"), who he always called "His Honey". Retired from Roofers Local 30, he enjoyed his retirement years spending time with his family, who he loved deeply. Tony was an avid pool player, enjoyed playing poker, and watching his grandkids...
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Patricia "Pat" Weyler

March 18, 1941 - May 9, 2020

Patricia H. "Pat" Weyler (nee Gormley), age 79, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 9, 2020. Born March 18, 1941, in Morton, PA, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Dorothy E. (nee Hihns) Gormley. Pat graduated from Notre Dame Catholic Girls High School in 1959. She met her husband, Henry, at a dance at 69th Street, and they were married on May 6, 1961 at Our...
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Joyce Ann (nee Nesbit) Lewis

August 24, 1949 - May 9, 2020

Joyce Ann Lewis passed away on May 9, 2020 at the age of 70. She was the loving mother to Kenneth "Skip" & Stacey. Joyce was born on August 24, 1949 in Philadelphia to Sam and Lillian (nee Green) Nesbit. Joyce lived for her family. She loved the penny slot, summers in Wildwood, watching the Phillies and playing cards. She was a huge fan of Rod Stewart and dancing. Joyce was known for her...
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Florence L. (nee Cannan) McCalla

October 6, 1942 - May 8, 2020

Florence Laura McCalla 77 year's old resident of Sharon Hill, PA was called home to the Lord on May 8, 2020. Florence was born at Crozer Hospital in Chester, PA on October 6, 1942. In her young adult years she worked in the Banking industry while later on, she worked in the food service industry at Academy Park High School and Little Flower Manor Nursing Home. She grew up as a resident of Marcus...
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