Dean/Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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

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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

George T. Evans

July 18, 2022

George Thomas Evans, of Philadelphia and Rydal Park, passed away on July 18th at the age of 82. George was the loving husband of Barbara A. Evans for 49 years and father to Elizabeth Talbott (Brad) and Jennifer Fetko (Michael). George will also be greatly missed by his grandchildren; Connor and Hailey. Goerge was born in the Tacony section of Philadelphia to the late George W. Evans and...
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Ashton Julian Millsip

July 12, 2022

Ashton Julian Millsip, of Philadelphia and Reading PA, passed away on July 12th, 2022, at the age of 8. He was the loving son to Ashley C. Millsip (Darin DiGuglielmo) and Donavan E. Mcneil, and caring brother to Alani DiGuglielmo. Ashton was the grandson to Cortina Millsip and Linda Waring and Great Grand to Necolla Manire. He will also be missed by his Uncle Daneil McNeil, Uncle Trandom Millsip,...
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John M. Starr

July 7, 2022

John M. Starr, of Philadelphia, passed away on July 7th 2022 at the age of 65 John was the loving husband of Maureen M. Starr (nee McMullin) for 42 years, and father to the late Sean M. Starr Sr. John was the caring grandfather to Kaylee Sperduto, Sean M Starr Jr., Sadie Lynn Starr, Allie Rae Starr, and Jameson John Starr. John will also be greatly missed by his brother Robert Starr, Sister in...
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Sara C. Benson

July 5, 2022

Sara C. Benson (nee Fenwick), of Philadelphia and Hollywood, passed away on July 5th 2022 at the age of 85. She was the loving mother of Michael (Kathy), Stephen (Michele) and the late Theresa Laughlin and sister to Dorothy Duszkiewicz and the late Alma Bardar. Sara leaves behind an impressive legacy in her eight grandchildren; David Laughlin (Nicole), Alyssa, Matt (Amanda), Fran (Adriana),...
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Jeanette Lee Hughes

July 4, 2022

Jeanette Lee Hughes passed away peacefully at her residence in the Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPH) on July 4, 2022. She was 94 years old. Jeanette was born on March 22nd,1928 in Philadelphia and was a long-time resident of Rockledge. For the past 14 years Jeanette was a resident of PPH where she enjoyed her senior years playing cards and other games (especially 'word games') with her family...
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Sean M. Starr Sr.

June 24, 2022

Sean Michael Starr Sr., of Philadelphia, passed away on June 24th 2022 at the age of 28. Sean is survived by his loving parents; John M. Starr and Maureen M. Starr (nee McMullin) and his five children; Kaylee Sperduto, Sean M Starr Jr., Sadie Lynn Starr, Allie Rae Starr, and Jameson John Starr. Sean will also be greatly missed by his aunt Kate Jenkin, uncle Robert Starr, as well as many cousins. ...
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Pauline B. Guerin

June 23, 2022

Pauline B. Guerin, of Cheltenham and Philadelphia, passed away on June 23, 2022, at the age of 90. Pauline was the loving sister to Robert E. Guerin, and daughter to the late Paul and Camille Guerin. She is also survived by her sister in law, Susan Guerin, her niece Jessica Guerin and her husband Andy Beach, and her nephew Eric Guerin. Pauline was a talented nurse and worked in healthcare for...
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M. Sophia Galm

November 18, 1930 - June 20, 2022

Sister M. Sophia Galm, 91, a Sister of the Redeemer who was called by God to be a healing presence in a hurting world, died while in hospice care at St. Joseph Manor on June 20, 2022. Raised in Kirchzell, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helene Galm. She is survived by her sister Maria Worner and extended family in Germany. As a child living in Germany during World War II, Sr....
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Samantha Cristina Bove

June 14, 2022

Samantha Cristina Bove, born 31 years ago, bravely battled cancer for four months before passing away on June 14, 2022. She was surrounded, supported and cared for by her loving family from diagnosis to her final moments. Sam was a woman of uncompromising independence and deep convictions. Her family would describe her as fierce, adventurous and passionate, She lived her life fearlessly and...
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Catherine Abel

June 9, 2022

Catherine "Kathleen" Abel (nee Durkin), of Philadelphia, passed away on June 9th 2022 at the age of 97. She was the loving wife of the late William H. Abel for 39 years and mother to Eileen Yurick (Frank) and the late John Abel (Colleen). Catherine leaves behind an impressive legacy in her seven grandchildren; Kelly Morante (Giancarlo), Frank Yurick (Melissa), Meghan Yurick, Brendan Logan ...
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Edwin "Jerry" Starosta

May 23, 2022

Edwin J. "Jerry" Starosta, of Cheltenham PA, passed away on May 23rd 2022 at the age of 84. Jerry was the loving husband of the late Rita Ann (nee Doody) and caring father to Bernice Marble (James). Jerry also will be greatly missed by his granddaughters; Bailey Marble (Jameel Wallace), Jamie Bucci (Nicholas), and great-grandchildren Blake Wallace, Patrick Bucci, and Colby Bucci. Jerry was...
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Francis A. McGonigle

May 18, 2022

Francis Andrew McGonigle "Frank", of Philadelphia, passed away on May 18th 2022 at the age of 49. Frank was the loving husband of Kimberly A. McGonigle (nee Siejna) for 9 years of marriage, and over 20 years of companionship. Frank will also be greatly missed by his siblings; Robert J. McGonigle, Timothy M. McGonigle (Rachel), Traci Sanginiti, and Lori Guido (nee Hetrick), his son Zachary, his...
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John Banas

May 17, 2022

John Banas, of Huntingdon Valley and Olney in Philadelphia, passed away on May 17th 2022 at the age of 86. John was the loving husband of Helene M. Banas (nee Kelleher) for 57 years and the caring father to the late Anthony V. Banas, John P. Banas (Susan E. Baskin), and Christopher Kelleher. John will also be greatly missed by his granddaughter Gabrielle Banas, step granddaughter & grandson,...
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Barbara Chamczyk

April 18, 2022

Barbara "Babcia" Chamczyk, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 18th 2022 at the age of 75. Barbara was the loving mother to Manuela A. McLain, Grandmother to Maria A. McLain, and Lillian V. McLain, and Great grandmother to Arianna McLain and Sebastian Ritch. Barbara was also the caring sister to Zenek and Krystyna and will be greatly missed by her best friends Stasia, Ewa, and Alice. ...
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Patricia Barton

April 16, 2022

Patricia Barton (nee Spiro), of Philadelphia, passed away on April 16th 2022 at the age of 69. Patricia was the loving wife of Paul P. Barton, and mother to Thomas (Rajna), Daniel, and Steven (Diane Dominique Gormley). She was the caring grandmother to Samantha, Natalie, Abigail, Miles, and Birdie. Patricia will also be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives and...
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Joseph D DeGrazia

May 7, 1950 - April 12, 2022

Joseph D. DeGrazia III of Philadelphia, passed away on April 12th 2022 at the age of 71. Joe was the loving husband of Virginia M. DeGrazia (nee Gilton) for 48 years. He was the father to Stephen (Nelia) and the late Joseph D. DeGrazia. He is also survived by his sister Diane DeGrazia, his nephew Rich J. McGrory, and his Granddaughter Liliana DeGrazia. Joe was born in South Philadelphia to...
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Philip P. McFadden

April 7, 2022

We regret to announce the death of Philip Paul McFadden Sr, 58, Born March 3rd 1964, who passed away surrounded by family on Thursday April 7th 2022. Philip was a loving Husband Father and Friend. He will be fondly remembered and sorely missed. Philip is predeceased by his Mother Katherine, and his Brother Jeffery. He is survived by his Wife Lisa, his Daughter Bailey, his Son Philip Jr. (PJ),...
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Robert J. Baranauskas, Sr.

March 29, 2022

Robert "Bo" J. Baranauskas Sr., of Lawndale Philadelphia, passed away on March 29th 2022 at the age of 72. Robert was the loving husband of Dolores M. Baranauskas (nee Berk) for 47 wonderful years and the caring father to Robert J. Baranauskas Jr. (Tiffany), Thomas G. Baranauskas (Alison), Susan D. Bruzzese (Nicholas), and Anne M. Gable (Brian). Robert will also be greatly missed by his ten...
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Michael J. Noel

March 21, 2022

Michael J. Noel of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on March 21, 2022, he was 92 years old. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Peter and Mary (nee Weiner) Noel. Michael is preceded in death by his son Michael Kevin and his brother Mathias (Marie) Noel. Michael is survived by his wife Madeline (nee Heim); his children Karen Huckle-Iovine (Joseph), Val T. Noel, and James S. (Christine) Noel...
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Michael C. Marr, Jr.

March 15, 2022

Michael Charles Marr Jr., of Lawndale Philadelphia, passed away on March 15th 2022 at the age of 59. Mike was the son of Eleanor A. Marr (nee Wiley) and the late Michael C. Marr Sr. He was the loving father to Kristina Paylor (Ted) and brother to Lisa Levin (Miles) and the late Susan Tammaro. Mike will be remembered for his love of motorcycles, rock and roll music, and the delicious dinners he...
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Dorothy K. Elias

March 6, 2022

Dorothy K. Elias, age 75, of Jenkintown, PA; formerly of Pittsford, NY, passed away peacefully at the Rydal Park Retirement Community on March 6, 2022. She was born in Philadelphia, PA., the daughter of the late Max and Amelia Kirkham. Dorothy was the beloved wife of Joel H. Elias, married for over 53 wonderful years. She will be sadly missed by her many cousins, and by all who knew her. ...
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Ethel Sarah Ward-Tate

February 25, 2022

Ethel Sarah Ward-Tate (nee Smith), of Philadelphia, passed away on February 25th 2022 at the age of 80. Ethel was the loving mother of Karen Tina Tate, Lisa Ann Tate, Cassandra Tate, Nicole Renee Tate, and Nasir Furlow. She was the loving grandmother to Melissa Nicole, Cook, Yolanda Marie Cook, Shawn Lee Tate, Christopher M. Tate, Kiesha Sarah Tate, and Maleka Renee Tate, and proud great...
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Irene C. Cannon

February 18, 2022

On Friday, February 18, 2022, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother Irene C. Cannon peacefully passed away in the company of her family after a courageous battle with liver disease. She was 71. Irene is survived by her loving husband, Alphonso M. Cannon, her beloved daughter Dina Siravo-McCaffery, her "favorite" son-in-law Michael McCaffery, and her treasured Grandsons: Shane (Taylor), Tyler, and...
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Hugh J. Smith, Jr.

March 3, 1945 - February 10, 2022

Hugh J. Smith, Jr, of Rockledge, passed away on February 10, 2022. He was 76. Hugh was born March 3, 1945, the first child and son to Hugh J. Smith, Sr., and Virginia Smith (nee Cassidy) at Germantown Hospital in Philadelphia. Hugh was the father of Patrick M. Smith, James M. Smith and his wife Petra, Hugh J. Smith, III and his wife Mai, and Elizabeth C. Smith; grandfather of Joon, David, Jonica,...
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Heinrich J. "Heinz" Poessl

February 9, 2022

Heinrich J. "Heinz" Poessl, age 93, of Fox Chase passed away on February 9, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Tamara (nee Brasowski). Loving father of Hala Imms (Michael) and Paul (Rebecca Fero); grandfather of Helena Ryder (John), and Nicholas and Gabriel Poessl; great grandfather of Jack Ryder; dear brother of Gerda Gloria Bernard ( Claude). Heinrich Josef Poessl, (Heinz) was...
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Yorn Noy

February 7, 2022

Yorn Noy, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on February 7th, 2022 at the age of 69. Yorn was the loving wife of Chhat Young for 45 years, and caring mother to Phala Chhat, Chharly Young, Yin Young (Dr. Keo Chea-Young), Yim Chhat, and Samuel Chhat (Devin Chhat). Yorn will also be greatly missed by her 12 grandchildren; Jennifer Reoun, Jonathan Reoun, Joshua Reoun, Johnny Young, Jody Young, Annabella...
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Sandra D. Feuda

January 26, 2022

Sandra D. Feuda, of Fox Chase and formerly Olney Philadelphia, passed away on January 26th 2022 at the age of 96. Sandra was the loving wife of the late James L. Feuda for 52 years. Sandra was the caring mother to James J. Feuda (Lisa), William F. Feuda, Donna M. Forcina (Robert), and Joanne L. Hausser (Steven). Sandra leaves behind an impressive legacy in her five grandchildren; Lauren Ann Fox ...
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Donald A. Espenshade

January 23, 2022

Donald Ashton Espenshade, of Philadelphia, passed away on January 23rd 2022 at the age of 75. Don was the devoted life partner to Joan Czmar for over 40 years and will be greatly missed by her sons; Donnie (Jill) and John (Virginia). Don was the caring brother to Richard Espensahde (Christina Lutz), Joan Jones (late Kyle) and the late Sandra Siatkowski. Don is survived by his nieces and nephews;...
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Evelyn I. Horn

January 21, 2022

Evelyn I. Horn, age 85, of Philadelphia, passed away January 21, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on May 29, 1936 in Philadelphia to the late Albert Pflasterer and the late Anna (nee Schwarz). Evelyn was the beloved wife of the late Robert W. Horn; mother of Diana Wojtylak and her husband Ken, Jeanne Horn, and Christopher Horn and his wife Sheryl; grandmother of Kristen...
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Rose C. Buonpastore

January 13, 2022

Rose C. Buonpastore (nee Simelaro), of Rockledge PA, passed away on January 13th 2022 at the age of 92. Rose was the loving wife of the late Francis A. "Frank" Buonpastore for 63 years. Rose was the caring mother to Joseph J. (Nancy), Francis A. "Frank" Buonpastore Jr., and Anthony P. "Tony" Buonpastore (Debbie). Rose will be greatly missed by her five grandchildren; Matthew, Mitchell (Janine),...
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Carl Guastavino

January 10, 2022

Carl Guastavino, of Fox Chase Philadelphia, passed away on January 10th 2022 at the age of 87. Carl was the loving husband of Claire Guastavino (Nee Ayling) for 60 years and the caring father to Carl C. Guastavino (Denise McDougall). Carl was the adoring grandfather to Megan Guastavino, John Guastavino, Alyssa Guastavino, and great grandfather to Gavin Stepnowski. Carl was born in Wapwallopen...
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Thomas N. Breeding, Jr.

October 24, 1977 - January 7, 2022

Thomas Neil Breeding Jr. died unexpectedly January 7, 2022. He was born on October 24, 1977 in Philadelphia to Thomas N. Breeding Sr. and the late Diane Breeding (nee-Rotkis). Tom is survived by his children Tyler and Juliette and their loving mother, Josette. Additionally, he is survived by his father, Thomas Breeding Sr., siblings Paul, Robert and Danielle and aunts and uncles, numerous nieces,...
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Romona B. Maddox

January 7, 2022

Romona B. Maddox, 83, of Philadelphia, Pa, passed away on January 7, 2022. Beloved wife of Eddie married over 42 years. Loving mother of Michael (deceased) (Irene), Steven, and Carmela. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Christina, Delila, Michael Jr, Brian, Steven Jr, Mark, and Samantha, her great grandchildren; Nelson Jr., Janise, Damien, Robert, Aiden, Rosa, Taylor, Michael III,...
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Ethel F. Cummings

December 22, 2021

Ethel F. Cummings, age 94 of Fox Chase passed away surrounded by her loving family on December 22, 2021. Ethel was the beloved wife of the late Charles , loving mother of Stephen (Mary), Chuck, Frank (Denise) and Frances. Grandmother of Betsy, Taylor, Andrew, Shane and Logan, and Great grandmother of Maddie, Grace and Colin. Ethel was born in Texas to Ethel Frances Middleton (Hincks) and Frank...
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Dorothy A. Knell

December 9, 2021

Dorothy A. Knell (nee Nettles) "Dot" of Philadelphia, passed away on December 9th 2021 at the age of 81. Dot was the loving mother of Suzanne D. Knell (Robert Varley), and Edward Knell (Jennifer), and grandmother to Eric and Ethan. Dot was born in Pottsville PA to the late Lester Nettles and Dorothy Davies. She graduated from Northeast High School in 1958. Years later she worked at Whitman's...
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Virginia "Ginny" Zampitella

November 6, 1940 - November 25, 2021

Virginia 'Ginny' Zampitella, of Huntingdon Valley, PA passed away peacefully on November 25, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Born on November 6, 1940, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Virginia Kulp. Ginny was known for her savvy business mind, cooking skills, and most of all, her enormous love of her family. She spent a decade working for NCR, National...
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Michael L. Wojcik

November 23, 2021

Michael L. Wojcik Sr., of Philadelphia, passed away on November 23rd 2021 at the age of 63 surrounded by his family. Michael was the loving husband of Donna J. Wojcik (nee Miller) for 35 wonderful years. Michael was the caring father to Michael Wojcik (Stephanie) and David Wojcik, and grandfather to Mackenzie, Parker, and Brynleigh. Michael was the brother to Joan Guzzardo, Walter (Kathy), and...
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Kathleen I. Bruner

November 6, 2021

Kathleen I. "Kay" Bruner (nee McHugh) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday November 6, 2021. Born in Philadelphia in 1926, she was the second of five children born to John and Mary McHugh. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mary and brothers John and Francis. She is survived by her loving daughters Kathleen Lombardi (Ben Eisenstein), Patricia...
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Guy E. Fanelli

March 8, 1943 - November 6, 2021

Guy Edward Fanelli, of Cheltenham, passed away on Novemeber 6th 2021 at the age of 78. Guy is survived by his two caring brothers; Joseph A. Fanelli (late Mary Lou), and Paul M. Fanelli (Janice C.). Guy will also be greatly missed by his adoring nieces and nephews; Amy Sheehan Fanelli, Matthew J. Fanelli (Sonia), Claire Fanelli-Handler (Adam), Laura Fanelli, Marie Fanelli-Price (Garrison), and...
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Agnes P. "Pat" Mullin

November 2, 2021

Agnes Patricia Mullin (nee Harte) "Pat" of Philadelphia, passed away on November 2nd 2021 at the age of 85. Pat was the loving wife of the late James J. Mullin for 30 years, and the sister to the late Margaret "Monnie" Clark, James Harte, and Frances "Tancy" Dempsey-Van Kirk. Pat will be greatly missed by her caring children; James W. Mullin (Jacqueline), Joseph G. Mullin (Regina), Brendan J....
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Thomas E. Aguado

November 2, 1954 - October 22, 2021

Thomas E. Aguado, of Philadelphia, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021, at the age of 66. Born and raised in Philadelphia, to the late Mary and Russell Aguado Sr., Tom was a butcher for over 30 years and after he retired, Tom began a second career as truck driver delivering milk and produce. He enjoyed caring for his dogs, fishing and gardening, but most of all loved spending time with his...
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Matthew Mark Warren

October 17, 2021

WARREN Matthew Mark of Philadelphia, formerly of Rockledge, PA. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 17, 2021. He was 37 years old. Husband of Roseanna (nee Connelly) Warren. Beloved son of Mark M. and Diane C. (nee Brock) Warren. Father of Clarity J. Warren. Brother of Andrea Grous and her husband Christian. Grandson of George C. Sr. and the late Regina M. (nee Waldbusser) Warren,...
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Anne M. Hepp

October 4, 2021

Anne M. Hepp (nee Connelly) of Philadelphia, passed away on October 4th 2021 at the age of 65. Anne was the loving mother of Kristen Hamilton (Devon), Lauren Hepp (Justin Bradford), and Joseph Hepp . Anne was the sister to Claire Pisoni (Joseph) and aunt to Mary and Sami Pisoni. Anne loved her Bus Driver position with the Colonial School District. She was particularly happy when she got to...
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Mary D. Tittelmayer

September 20, 1940 - September 15, 2021

MARY D. TITTELMAYER (Nee FRICK), a longtime resident of Fox Chase, PA passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Jeanes Hospital. She was 80 years old, just shy of her 81st birthday. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Charles E. Jr. and Helen L. (nee Fry) Frick. Beloved wife of the late Wallace Otto Tittelmayer, Sr., who passed away in 2007. Loving mother of Wallace O. Tittelmayer, Jr. and his...
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Dolores M. Baranauskas

September 7, 2021

Dolores Marie Baranauskas (nee Berk), of Lawndale Philadelphia, passed away on September 7th 2021 at the age of 68. Dolores was the loving wife of Robert J. Baranauskas for 47 wonderful years and the caring mother to Robert J. Baranauskas Jr. (Tiffany), Thomas G. Baranauskas (Alison), Susan D. Bruzzese (Nicholas), and Anne M. Gable (Brian). Dolores will also be greatly missed by her ten...
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Anna Sophia Storck

May 28, 1927 - August 25, 2021

Anna Sophia Storck (nee Kendra), of Philadelphia and Cheltenham, passed away on August 25th 2021 at the age of 94. Anna was the loving wife of the late Richard D. Storck for 48 years and the caring mother to the late Richard D. Storck, Linda Girmscheid Long, Richard Storck, Barbara Storck, William Storck (Marilyn), Joseph Storck (Judy), Anna May Byrne (Frank). Anna also leaves behind an...
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Shirley S. Carroll

December 5, 1958 - August 12, 2021

Shirley S. Carroll (nee Strand), of Philadelphia, passed away on August 12th 2021 at the age of 62. Shirley was the loving mother to Anton S. Cowan (Christine) and Alicia R. Turner (Charlie) and grandmother to Isaiah Cowan, Serenitiy McElheney, Melody Turner, and Levi Cowan. Shirley is survived by her siblings; Nettie Reed and Melvin D. Strand (Claire), her best friend Elaine Thilo, and nephew...
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Brian W. Malloy

August 2, 2021

Brian W. Malloy, of Cheltenham PA, passed away on August 2nd 2021 at the age of 69. He was the loving husband of Janet S. Malloy (nee Scheib) for 39 years. Brian was a caring father to Jonathan D. Malloy (Sarita Cini) and James P. Malloy. He will be greatly missed by his mother Elizabeth (nee Campbell) and his siblings; Patricia, David (Samille), Jane, and Joseph Jr. "Jay." He was predeceased by...
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Elizabeth A. "Betty" Mazurek

July 29, 2021

Elizabeth "Betty" A. Mazurek (nee Leo), passed away on July 29th 2021 at the age of 72. Betty was the loving wife of the late Joseph E. Mazurek and is survived by her caring son Joseph Robert Mazurek. Betty is also survived by her brothers; Joseph T. Leo Jr, Thomas F. Leo, Sr., James J. Leo, Sr., David J. Leo and Michael J. Leo and sisters; Mildred T. LeMunyon, Katherine T. Reed, Carol A. Newlin...
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Thomas "Floyd" Schultz

August 25, 1954 - July 21, 2021

Thomas "Floyd" Schultz, of Fox Chase Philadelphia, passed away on July 21st 2021 at the age of 66. Tom was the son of the late John and Mary Schultz, and husband to the late Evelyn Schultz (nee Johnson) for 17 wonderful years. Tom is survived by his son Ace Johnson (Shannon) and his grandchildren; Avery and Evan. Tom will also be greatly missed by his siblings; Jack (Patty), Jeanne Lydon (Andrew)...
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Marie "Elsie" Marx

July 18, 2021

Marie " ELSIE " Marx, age 100, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on July 18th, at her residence. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Schmidt. She was sister to the late Madeline O'Brien (husband Earl), aunt to Patricia O'Brien, and great aunt to Jennifer O'Brien. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who Elsie was the...
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Yolanda L. Mockus

January 3, 1931 - July 12, 2021

Yolanda L. Mockus (nee Leodori) of Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA. passed away peacefully at home with family on July 12, 2021 at the age of 90. Yolanda was the loving mother of the late Stephen C Mockus (Anne) and David Mockus (Evelyn). She was the devoted Nanni (Grandmother) of Stephen C. Jr. (Mary Fran), Andrea (George), Lisa (Christopher), Kevin (Chelsea), Diana (Michael),...
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Yoon Fatt Leong

July 9, 2021

This obituary shares the life and beliefs of Yoon Fatt Leong, a beloved father and grandfather. A wise man with plenty of tales and stories that could either keep you awake for the next two hours or put you to sleep within 5 minutes. Yoon Fatt Leong passed away on July 9th, 2021 around 4 AM Eastern Time after reaching the age of 85 years old. After years of his battle with multiple heart...
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Richard "Sonny" Johnson-Jones

July 1, 2021

Richard Johnson-Jones, affectionately known as "Sonny" to close family members and friends, was the first child conceived and born of the union of Chapman C. Johnson, Sr. and Adelaide Lavinia Blackson. Born on June 9th, 1939, Philadelphia General Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, he transitioned into eternal life with Christ on July 1st 2021 at Temple University Hospital, Jeanes Campus, at the age of...
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Theresa F. McCaffrey

October 27, 1927 - June 27, 2021

Theresa F. McCaffrey (nee Wunsch), of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at home on June 27th 2021 at the age of 93. Theresa was the loving wife of the late Joseph T. McCaffrey for 43 years. She was the loving mother of Patricia "Patsy", Eileen Raytik (the late Nick), Kathy Barras (Ron), Mickey Mullin (Bill), and Tim McCaffrey. Theresa was the proud Nanny of 12 grandchildren; Carey Raytik (Paul...
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Wilma M. Mackle

July 16, 1931 - June 24, 2021

Wilma M. Mackle passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on June 24, 2021. She was 89 years old. Devoted wife of the late James J. Mackle, Sr. and beloved mother of James Mackle, (Ellen), Maureen M. Robinson (Steven), and Michelle M. Ludlow (Scott). Loving grandmother of 6 grandchildren; Jess, Alex, Christine, Allison, Michael and Matthew. Wilma was born on July 16, 1931 to parents...
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Thomas J. Bey

June 18, 2021

Thomas James Bey passed away on June 18, 2021 at the age of 51. Thomas was born November 17, 1969 the last of 10 children to the late Joseph H. and Esther A. Bey in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thomas was educated in the city of Philadelphia and graduated from Simon Gratz High School in 1987. At the age of 18, Thomas embarked on his path as an apprentice within the construction industry. He...
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Evelyn C. Bowen

March 22, 1922 - June 17, 2021

Evelyn C. Bowen, of Philadelphia and Galloway NJ, passed away on June 17th 2021 at the age of 99. Evelyn was the daughter to the late William F. Bowen and Charlotte (nee Galvin). She was the sister to the late William "Bill" Bowen (Vivian), Robert "Bob" Bowen (Rose), Alfred (Janet), Charlotte Lodise, and survived by her brother in law Ray Lodise. Evelyn was the caring aunt to Evelynn, Sheila,...
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Adeleke Gilles Kayossi

June 6, 2021

Adeleke Gilles Kayossi of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away June 6, 2021. He was 36 years old. Born in Porto- Novo, Benin, he was the son of Jeon Baptiste Kayossi and Elizabeth Adegbidi. He is survived by his sister, Pierrette Kayossi. Relatives and friends are invited to Adeleke's Life Celebration Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 6:00pm-8:00pm and also June 24, 2021 from 10:00am until his Funeral...
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Donald J. DeVore

June 6, 2021

Donald J. DeVore passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 6, 2021. He was 94. Donald is survived by his loving children; Donald W. DeVore (Christine), Keith DeVore (Maria), Susan Reed (Jack), and Dawn Carson (Vince), as well as his 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his first late wife, Viola (nee Cleghorn) DeVore, and his...
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Phyllis Ruth Melvin

May 29, 1940 - May 26, 2021

Phyllis R. Melvin (NEE: Kee), 80 of Huntingdon Valley, passed away peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side on May 26, 2021. She was a devoted wife to the Late Ronald B. Melvin, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a faithful volunteer and member of Holy Nativity, Rockledge. Phyllis was an avid reader who enjoyed reading on the Beach during trips to the Jersey shore with her...
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Albert W. Staudte

April 19, 1957 - May 20, 2021


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Bernard A. "Bernie" Montanaro

January 15, 1934 - May 6, 2021

Bernard A. Montanaro, of Philadelphia, passed away on May 6th 2021 surrounded by his family children and grandchildren. Bernie was the loving husband of the late Caroline J. (nee Hofelder) for over 60 years. Bernie was the caring father to Karen J. Kostelny (Richard), Kathy M. Kintsch, the late Martin Montanaro, and Mark P. Montanaro (the late Linda). Bernie was the adoring grandfather to Maria ...
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Michael J. O'Connell

April 25, 2021

Michael J. O'Connell passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was 72. Michael was the beloved husband to Susanne (nee Macy) O'Connell for 50 years. He is also survived by his loving children; Colleen Chapman (Will) and Sean M. O'Connell (Jennifer), and seven grandchildren; Rachel, Cailin, Courtney, Shea, Gwen, Maeve and Colin Michael, and brother Daniel (Cindy). Michael was...
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Joseph D. DeGrazia

October 2, 1974 - April 22, 2021

Joseph D. DeGrazia, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Abington Jefferson Hospital. He was 46 years old. "Joe" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends was born on October 2, 1974 to Joseph and Virginia (née Gilton) DeGrazia with whom he is survived by. Joe was a caring wonderful son and brother who loved spending time with family and friends. He...
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Gerald "Jerry" Plewes

January 15, 1928 - March 30, 2021

Gerald C. Plewes "Jerry" of Philadelphia, passed away on March 30th 2021 at the age of 93. Jerry was the loving husband of Mary T. (nee Kovacs) for 69 wonderful years. Jerry was the caring father to James G. (Estella), Loretta M. Lukasko (Joseph), Leonard V. (Lynn), and David J. (Suzanne). Jerry also will be greatly missed by his eight grandchildren; Alfred, James, Christine, Joseph, Andrea,...
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Ernest C. Hax

March 27, 2021

Ernest C. Hax, of Cheltenham, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Fox Chase Cancer Center. He was 78 years old. "Ernie" as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on November 26, 1942 in Cheltenham to the late Carl H. Hax and Anna M. (née Ruzicka) Hax. Ernie was a 1960 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School and began his career as a tool and die maker with J. L...
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John McGinty

March 27, 2021

John "Jack" McGinty passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021. He was 68. Jack is survived by his loving mother Mary Garro McGinty, children; John A. McGinty (Hilary), Sean P. McGinty (Lisa), Kelli Hicks (Jeremy), and grandchildren Amber, Madelynn, Conor, Ryan, and Caroline. Jack is preceded in death by his father John. Jack was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 10, 1952. He grew up...
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Larry D. Funk, Jr.

November 20, 1966 - March 23, 2021

Larry David Funk, of Philadelphia PA, passed away March 23rd at the age of 54. Born in Camden NJ to the late Larry Funk and Louise (nee Trice) Funk, Larry was very intelligent, a poet, had a great sense of humor, he loved all Philadelphia sports, The Beatles, and cats. Larry was a Facilities Manager for Faegre Drinker Biddle and Reath LLP in Philadelphia for his 30 plus year career, where he was...
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Eleanor A. Wheeler

March 18, 2021

Eleanor A. Wheeler (nee Daulerio) passed away peacefully at her residence in Philadelphia, PA with her family at her side, on March 18, 2021, she was 91. She was born in Philadelphia, PA., and was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Josephine Daulerio. She was a great wife, mother and host. She was a great cook, who enjoyed family dinners, and will be forever remembered for her...
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Jean Nickel

June 30, 1942 - March 14, 2021


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Evelyn A. Strigle

June 21, 1932 - February 20, 2021

Evelyn A. Strigle (nee Aurand), of Abington PA, passed away on Saturday February 20th, at the age of 88. Evelyn was the loving wife of the late Joseph P. Strigle Jr. for 52 years and the caring mother to Joseph P. Strigle III (Kay) and James M. Strigle (Jill). Evelyn will also be greatly missed by her six grandchildren; James M. Strigle Jr. (Stephanie), Jennifer G. Strigle, Jayne K. Strigle,...
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Martin "Marty" Sheeron, Jr.

March 8, 1950 - January 30, 2021

Martin J. "Marty" Sheeron passed away peacefully on January 30, 2021 from Mesothelioma. Marty started his long career at the Shipyard in July of 1968. In July, 1969, he made the decision to enlist in the United States Army. After serving in Vietnam and Germany, he returned home to the Shipyard in March, 1972 to resume his Boilermaker Apprenticeship. He graduated from the Apprenticeship in...
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Dorothy L. Rieser

August 8, 1925 - January 28, 2021

Dorothy L. "Dot" Rieser, (nee Bailey) of Philadelphia, passed away on January 28th 2021 at the age of 95. Dot was the loving wife of the late Robert for 52 years, and the caring mother to Diane C. Ruch (Robert Jr.) and Nancy L. Rieser. Dot will also be greatly missed by her grandsons; Jonathan M. Ruch (Julie) and Robert C. Ruch III (Brooke), as well as her six great grandchildren; Tucker, Tyde,...
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Florence A. Rodgers

August 15, 1921 - January 28, 2021

Florence A. "Floss", of Philadelphia, passed away on January 28th 2021 at the age of 99. Florence was the loving wife of the late Edward M. for 50 years. Florence was the caring mother of six; Edward M. Jr. (Peggy), Ivenus "Ven" Fie, John "Jack" Rodgers, Albert E. (Randy Goldberg), David W. (Kathleen), and Gordon T. (Kathleen Callahan). Florence was also the proud grandmother to Cheryl McNally ...
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Mary Ursulina Keller, CSR

August 15, 1934 - January 25, 2021

Sr. M. Ursulina Keller, 86, a Sister of the Redeemer for nearly 60 years, died January 25, 2021. Born Hildegard Maria Barbara Keller on August 15, 1934 in Würzburg, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Klara and Franz Keller. She is survived by two nieces and extended family in Germany. In 1945, she witnessed the pain and destruction of war when her village was bombed during World War II....
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Michael J. Traynor

May 17, 1960 - January 16, 2021

Michael J. Traynor, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his residence. He was 60 years old. Michael was born on May 17, 1960 in Philadelphia to his father, the late Michael F. Traynor and his mother, Philomena A. (née Stanziola) Traynor with whom he is survived by. He was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and then worked as an autobody technician where his family...
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Olivia Florentine Mason

August 2, 2016 - January 16, 2021

Mason – Olivia Florentine Mason Age 4, on Saturday January 16th 2021. Beloved daughter of Florentine (Tina) Mason and Alexander Frattaroli. Loving sister of Bailee Marie, Jaiden Michael , Eric Britt, Nicolette Lynn and Gianna Rose Mason. Dear granddaughter of Sylvester and Florentine (Tina) Mason. Family & friends are invited to share in Olivia's Life Celebration Thursday after 9AM...
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Walter Hnat

April 28, 1947 - January 11, 2021

Walter Hnat of Pottstown, and a former resident of Phoenixville, passed away peacefully on Monday January 11, 2021. He was 73 years old. Born April 28, 1947 in Germany, he was the son of the late Dmytro and Maria (nee Zagorska) Hnat, and the beloved husband of Francesca (nee Perez) Hnat with whom he shared a lifelong bond. From childhood friends, to husband and wife, they have been together for...
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Rose C. Uccelletti

January 2, 2021

Rose C. Uccelletti passed away peacefully on January 2, 2021. She was 95. Rose was born in Philadelphia to Filomena and Antonia Boccia. She is survived by her children, Joseph (Susan) Uccelletti, Gerrie (Michael) Pennock, Helene (dec.) (Jimmy) Mazzone, Linda Uccelletti; grandchildren, Brett Carleton (Marguerite) Pennock, Erin Courtney (John) Foff, Gavin Carson Pennock; great-grandchildren, Morgan...
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Mary P. Schultz

December 28, 2020

Mary P Schultz (nee Sullivan) passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on December 28, 2020 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late John to whom she was married to for over 60 years; loving mother of Jack (Patty), Jeanne Lydon (Andrew), Tom (the late Eve), Pat Mehlmann, Rick (Lisa), Diane Davis (Ed), Bill, Carol Shire (Jay), Maureen McNiff, Brian (Darlene), Kathy Stackhouse ...
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Janice V. Williams

May 13, 1935 - December 24, 2020

Janice V. Williams, 85, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on December 24, 2020 at the Samaritan Hospice in Voorhees, NJ. Janice was born May 13, 1935 to the late Frank and Eleanor DeFago. In addition to her parents, Janice was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 43 years, Samuel Williams. Janice was a dedicated civil servant for the City of Philadelphia for most of her career, retiring...
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Virginia M. Dougherty

January 16, 1949 - December 23, 2020


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Alberto V. Duque

December 21, 2020

On November 21, 1949, Alberto de la Vega Duque was born in the small town of San Nicolas in the province of Alcala, Pangasinan, on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The fourth of ten siblings, he was known as "Boy Padi" ("padi" being a term for "Father") to many of his family and friends for spending almost ten years preparing for the priesthood. He entered seminary life in his high...
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Mary E. McConnell

December 18, 2020

Mary Elizabeth McConnell (nee Geary) of Philadelphia, PA passed December 18th, of a COVID related illness. She was 90 years old. She is survived by John, her devoted husband of 69 years, her 6 children, John (Lisa), Mary Harrington (Joseph), William, Margaret McCloskey (Edward), James and Claire, and 5 grandchildren, Hannah McConnell, Sara and Erin Harrington and Kevin and Justin McCloskey. ...
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Lena E. Burkert

November 19, 1923 - December 11, 2020

BURKERT Lena E. (nee Capocefalo) , on December 11, 2020, age 97; at her residence at the Philadelphia Protestant Home. She was the born in Philadelphia, pa and was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Matilda Capocefalo. Lena was the devoted wife for 69 years to Heinz S. She was the loving mother of Diane Morinich, Robert (Carol) Burkert and Cynthia Bobrek. Lena was the cherished...
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Edward T. Brown

January 13, 1945 - December 1, 2020

Edward T. Brown, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. He was 75 years old. "Ed" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on January 13, 1945 to the late James Earl Brown and Helen M. (nee Hughes) Brown. He was husband to Susan M. (nee Wingert) Brown with whom he is survived by. Ed served in Vietnam where he was awarded with...
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Josephine E. (nee Marinucci) Agozzino

November 3, 2020

AGOZZINO Josephine E. Agozzino (nee Marinucci) of Philadelphia, passed away on November 3rd 2020, at the age of 91. Josephine was the loving wife of the late Peter P. Agozzino for 63 wonderful years. Josephine was the loving mother to Joan Edwards (the late Robert), Dorena Horan (the late Arthur), and Richard Agozzino (Noreen). Josephine also leaves behind a loving legacy in her two...
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Sean P. Murray

November 2, 2020

Sean P. Murray, of Philadelphia, passed away on November 1st 2020 at the age of 56. Sean was the loving son of the late John P. and Susan P. (nee Brennan) and brother to the late Maureen Sciandra. Sean will be greatly missed by his sister Susan Hill (Robert), and his brothers; Frank Murray (Judy) and Dan Murray. Sean leaves behind a loving legacy in his many nieces and nephews; Christie Cochrane ...
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Patricia A. "Patty" Mullelly-Thomer

October 29, 2020

Patricia A. "Patty" Mullelly-Thomer, of NE Philadelphia, age 67 passed away at her residence with her family at her side; on October 29, 2020. Patty had numerous health issues in the last five years, and ultimately succumbed to her battle with Metastatic Melanoma. Patty was a retired financial clerk who worked in the industry for over 30 years. She thoroughly enjoyed meeting new people,...
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Ann Bridget (nee Schwarz) Wilcox

October 28, 2020

Ann Bridget Wilcox (nee Schwarz), of Jenkintown PA, passed away on October 28th 2020 at the age of 67, surrounded by her loving sister and brother in law; Heidi Tenebruso (Peter). Ann was the loving wife of Charles A. Wilcox for 29 years. Ann was the daughter of the late Helmut Schwarz and Klara (nee Reis). Ann will be greatly missed by her sister Heidi (Pete), bothers Rick (Karina), Walt ...
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Joyce Ann Brown

October 11, 2020

Joyce Ann Brown, of Jenkintown, PA. ; formerly of Meadowbrook passed away at her residence on October 11th, at the age of 82. She was born in Philadelphia, she was the Joyce was the beloved mother of Kathleen Clark (the late William). She was the loving Grandmother of Kelly and Jessie Costanzo, great grandchildren Christopher Ginion, Gianna, Ryan, Aidan, and Harley Latrop, her very dear...
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Catharine Johnson Mayson

October 8, 2020

MAYSON Catharine Johnson Mayson, of Cheltenham Village passed away on October 8th 2020 at the age of 98. She was the daughter of James V. Johnson and Edna Houldin Johnson. Cathy was the loving wife of Herbert C. Mayson for 39 years. Cathy was the caring mother to Mark V. Mayson (Susan) and Dane C. Mayson (Michele). Cathy leaves behind an impressive legacy in her six grandchildren; Kendra ...
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Kenneth James Leyden, Sr.

October 6, 2020

Kenneth James Leyden Sr., of Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania passed away on Tuesday October 6 , 2020 at the age of 76. Ken is survived by the love of his life, Gail (nee Appell) with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Ken is survived by his devoted son Zachary Leyden (and his partner Amy Johnson). Ken was the loving brother of the late Janet and Linda Leyden. Ken was born and raised in...
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Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich

September 24, 2020

Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. passed away at her residence at Wesley Enhanced Living of Upper Moreland, on September 24th, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Kensington, Philadelphia and was the daughter of the late John and Mina Stab. Lorraine was the devoted wife of the late John; married for 64 years. She was the beloved mother of Lorraine Henson (David),...
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Michael P. Griffin, Sr.

September 22, 2020

Michael P. Griffin, Sr. of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Wesley Enhanced Living, Burholme where he had been residing. He was 85 years old. "Mike" as he was affectionately known by to his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia to the late Harry and Rose (née Brennan) Griffin. He was the husband to the late Helen (née Donahue) Griffin who passed away in 1993. ...
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Isabelle "Mitzi" (nee Springman) Muller

September 12, 2020

Isabelle "Mitzi" Muller (nee Springman) passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday September 12th, 2020, she was 89 years old. Wife of the late Frederick Muller, Isabelle is survived by her beloved children; John F. Muller (Pattiya), Susan B. Patton (Thomas), and Elizabeth A. Muller as well as five grandchildren; Taryn, Ryan, Jamie, Amanda, Jennifer and ten great grandchildren; Edie,...
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Mary Alphonse Hamel

September 8, 2020

Sr. Mary Alphonse Hamel, 86, a Sister of the Redeemer for 63 years, died September 8, 2020. Sister was born Lorraine Therese Hamel in Laconia, N.H., and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., by her parents, the late Doris and Lorenzo Alphonse Hamel. She is survived by her beloved brother Frank; nieces Margaret Hamel-Daymon (James) and Theresa Hillerby (Dana); nephew Michael Hamel (Maureen); great-nieces...
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Judith Fabry

July 20, 1960 - August 15, 2020

Judith Fabry, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia. She was 60 years old. "Judy" as she was affectionately known by to her family and friends, was born on July 27, 1960 in Philadelphia to the late John G. Dusak and Adele M. (née Furtek) Dusak. She was the wife to the late Martin E. Fabry who passed away in 2018. Judy was a graduate from...
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Dorothy Jane Wilson

August 3, 2020

Wilson Dorothy Jane (known to her family and friends as "Sis" and "Dot") of Newtown, PA formerly of Roslyn, PA died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Buckingham Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. She was 79 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph K. and Dorothy L. MacDonald Wilson. Loving mother of Barbara Zettlemoyer and her husband Rick, Lorraine Bear (late Tom) and the late Ronald Brown....
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