Boyd-Horrox-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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Our Obituaries

Ira W. Robbins

March 9, 1927 - October 16, 2020

Ira W. Robbins of East Norriton passed away on October 16, 2020. He was 93 years old. Born March 9, 1927 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Earl O. and Elizabeth (Krantz) Robbins. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Flotte) Robbins who passed March 2000. Ira was a graduate of Norristown High School Class of 1945. Ira served in World War II in the United States Navy from April 1945...
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Thomas Michael Handley

June 23, 1952 - October 15, 2020

Thomas Michael Handley passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on October 15, 2020. Born on June 23, 1952 in Niskayuna, New York he was the beloved son to the late Thomas P. and Therese Handley (nee Beaulieu). Upon graduating Norristown Area High School in 1970, Tom went on to marry the love of his life and best friend Fil (Filomena). Together they shared 41 years of adventure and...
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George E. Monaghan

January 2, 1941 - October 13, 2020

George E. Monaghan passed away peacefully on October 13, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on January 2, 1941 George was the cherished son to the late William and Anna Monaghan (nee Lewin). George proudly served his country in the United States Army and upon his Honorable Discharge he went on to work for Yellow Freight as a union truck driver. He was a devoted husband of 41 years to his late wife,...
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Wendy (nee McClea) Powel

October 10, 2020

Wendy Powel (nee McClea) of Limerick, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 10, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born November 22, 1945. She was the daughter of the late James and Phyllis (nee Koons) McClea and the beloved wife the late John Barry Hoey, and the late John Powel. Wendy grew up in Havertown PA, and graduated from Haverford High School, Class of 1963. She would then move to...
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Doris McKenna

October 10, 2020

Doris McKenna, 1930-2020 Doris McKenna, 90, of Blue Bell, died October 10, 2020, after living with cancer for many years. She was so proud of her family and celebrated their joys and successes even as her own health declined. Doris kept her positive spirit and good humor to the very end. Doris Ann Hill was born in 1930 in Englewood, NJ, the second child of David Baldwin Hill and Mary Grace...
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Frank J. Affeldt

February 22, 1932 - October 5, 2020

Frank J. Affeldt of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Monday October 5, 2020. He was 88 years old. Born February 22, 1932 in Swoyersville, PA, he was the son of the late Adam and Edna (nee Soy) and the beloved husband of the late Theresa (nee Lacina). Frank received his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. He owned and operated Orion Systems Inc. for 43...
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Angela (nee Taraborrelli) Liberatoscioli

August 23, 1923 - October 3, 2020

Angela Liberatoscioli, (nee Taraborrelli) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 3, 2020. She was 97 years old. She was born on August 23, 1923 in Guardiagrele, via Colle Bianco, Italy. Angela was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ginevra (nee DiPrinzio) Taraborrelli, and the beloved wife of the late Olivo Liberatoscioli. Angela enjoyed baking and needle point. She...
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Pauline S. Hopkins

September 30, 2020

Pauline S. Hopkins passed away peacefully on September 30, 2020. Born in Norristown on May 31, 1927 she was the beloved daughter to the late Samuel and Marguerite Smith (nee Stein). Upon graduating high school, Pauline went on to work as a bookkeeper and running her father's business for several years. She was a devoted wife of 70 years to the late John (Jack) Hopkins, loving mother to Brenda...
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Sylvia May Hewitt

September 26, 2020

Sylvia May Hewitt of Norristown passed away peacefully at home on September 26, 2020 at the age of 92. Sylvia enjoyed reading novels and solving word seeks. She is survived by her loving son John and his wife Jeanette; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to Sylvia's Life Celebration on October 1, 2020 from 6-8 PM, and again on October 2,...
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Marie T. (nee Hayes) Swier

September 24, 2020

Marie T. Swier (nee Hayes) passed away on September 24, 2020 at the age of 81. Born in Philadelphia to the late Vincent and Marie Hayes (nee Benson), Marie is survived by her children Linda Swier, and Terri Brubaker (Russ); and her sister Theresa Saunter (the late Walter). Marie enjoyed watching Dancing with the Stars and dark chocolate. Relatives and friends are invited to Marie's Life...
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Dominick J. DiRenzo

September 19, 2020

Dominick J. DiRenzo passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 19, 2020. Born in Shenandoah, PA on September 7, 1929, Dom was the beloved son to the late Dominick and Anastasia DiRenzo (nee Dovidatis). Upon graduating high school, Dom went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He later married the love of his life, Edith "Edie...
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Frank R. Gallo

September 18, 2020

Frank R. Gallo was welcomed into heaven on September 18, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born in Norristown on June 28, 1945. Frank was the beloved son to the late Frank H. and Lucy R. Gallo (nee Serroni). Upon graduating AD Eisenhower High School in 1963, Frank worked in the family trucking business, Gallo's Hauling, with his father and grandfather. Eventually he went on to own and...
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Dorothy M. "Dot" Kimber

October 25, 1921 - September 16, 2020

Dorothy M."Dot" Kimber passed away peacefully on September 16, 2020 at Brittany Pointe Estates in Lansdale, PA. Born on October 25, 1921, in Morrisville, PA, she was the beloved daughter to the late Erle and Blanche Baldwin (nee Munshower). Upon graduating from Norristown Area High School in 1939, Dorothy went on to Pierce Business School and served as a secretary for several businesses over...
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Carol Ann (nee Obniski) Damiani

December 18, 1942 - September 15, 2020

Carol Ann Damiani (nee Obniski) of Blue Bell, passed away at home surrounded by her family, on Tuesday September 15, 2020. She was 77 years old. Born December 18, 1942 in Shamokin, PA, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Frances (nee Masiak) Obniski, and the beloved wife of Raymond J. Damiani with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Carol was a strong, courageous and brave woman,...
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Anthony Macrina

September 14, 2020

Anthony Macrina, of East Norriton, passed away suddenly on Monday September 14, 2020, at his home. He was 63 years old. Born March 5, 1957 in Norristown, He was the son of Eleanor M. (nee Best) Speacht and her husband the late William Speacht, Jr., and Joseph A. Macrina. Anthony worked at Handy- Harmon for about 10 years. He also worked in construction. He loved to garden and grow rose bushes...
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Kathleen (Kooch) Mary (nee Genuardi) Braker

September 13, 2020

Kathleen (Kooch) Mary Braker (nee Genuardi) age 79, passed away peacefully September 13, 2020. She was born September 5, 1941 in Norristown, PA to James and Catherine Genuardi. She was educated in Catholic schools and graduated From Bishop Kenrick High School. She attended beauty school and worked in that field for many years; later becoming a Florist with natural talent. Kathleen cared...
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John E. "Jack" Willans, Sr.

May 14, 1927 - September 7, 2020

John E. Willans, Sr. "Jack", of Ambler, passed away peacefully on Monday September 7, 2020. He was 93 years old. Born May 14, 1927 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Wesley and Emma (nee Vetter) Willans and the beloved husband of the late Gloria (nee Colegrove) Willans. Jack was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School. He joined the US Navy in 1944 and served on the USS Mispillion (AO...
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Theresa Elaine (Rubert) (Biesecker) Hatcher

November 2, 1930 - September 7, 2020

Theresa Elaine (Rubert) (Biesecker) Hatcher, aka Terri, born November 2, 1930 in Philadelphia, originally of Norristown, spending her final years in Hersheys Mill of West Chester passed away on September 7, 2020 at the age of 89. Loving Wife of the late L. Terry Hatcher, Terri is survived by her children Bruce, (Ann) Biesecker, and Wayne, (Angela) Biesecker; 6 grandchildren…David, Bryan, Evan...
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Raymond J. Taylor

September 6, 2020

Raymond J. Taylor passed away on September 6, 2020 at the age of 80. Ray is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Maria, beloved daughter Vania Taylor-Watson; son-in-law Gregory T. Watson and his parents Betty and Reginald Watson; Sister-in-law Alica Blackhall; Brother-in-law Paul Blackhall; Nephew Alexander Jimenez; Niece-in-Law Dawn Jimenez; 2 Grand Nieces Gabby and Alyssa Jimenez. Raymond...
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Karl Reed Eisenberger, Jr.

December 6, 1955 - September 6, 2020

Karl Reed Eisenberger, Jr. passed away on September 6, 2020. Born in Norristown on December 6, 1955 he was the beloved son to the late Karl, Sr. and Janet (Colegrove) and grandson to Elmer and Effie Eisenberger Sr. and Ralph and Mary Colegrove. Karl grew up in Audubon and most recently resided in Trooper. He spent 18 years as a talented machinist at Micro-fab Corporation, followed by 17 years...
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Congetta "Connie" nee Coscia Fazio

September 14, 1939 - September 6, 2020

Congetta "Connie" Fazio nee Coscia passed away peacefully on September 6, 2020. Born on September 14, 1939 she was the daughter to the late Joseph and Geraldine Cosica (nee DeMarco). She was the dear sister of Charlotte O'Cain and Mary Ann Raimondo, sister-in-law to Larry Fazio (Marie), Marie Fazio of Hobe Sound, FL. Connie was preceded in death by her husband Vincent Fazio, Sr. her son...
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Thomas J. Monaghan

November 24, 1925 - September 1, 2020

Thomas J. Monaghan, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday September 1, 2020. He was 94 years old. Born November 24, 1925 in Philadelphia, he was the son of Joseph and Anna (nee Furey) Monaghan, and the beloved husband of the late Sarah J. (nee Prizer) Monaghan. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. He...
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Martha Ann Robinson-Collier

August 30, 2020

Martha Ann Robinson-Collier passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 30, 2020. She is preceded in death by her beloved parents, Mabel G. and Karl V. Robinson, her brother, Fred Robinson, and her husband, Norman Collier. She is survived by her son, Carl Robinson, Sr. "Sputnick" (Susie), her grandson, Carl, Jr. "Turk" (Dana), her great-granddaughter, Jasmine, and great-grandsons, Carl III and Shaun...
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Edith Elaine (nee Derfler) Guiliano

August 26, 2020

Edith Elaine Guiliano (nee Derfler) passed away on August 26, 2020 at the age of 80. Born and raised in Norristown, Edith was the wife of the late Ralph "Reds" Guiliano and is survived by her son Kent Jaggers (Linda); caring brothers Ken Coull (Janet) and John Derfler (the late Joan), Sisters Beverly Ryan (the late James, Sr.), Roseann Clower ( the late Earl); sister-in-law Terry Derfler. Edie...
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Francis R. Caperilla

March 10, 1944 - August 25, 2020

Francis R. Caperilla, of Norristown, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Tuesday August 25, 2020. He was 76 years old. Born March 10, 1944 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Francis and Anna (nee Johnson) Caperilla, and the beloved husband of Linda (nee Pollock) Caperilla, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage. Francis was dedicated to a life of service. He...
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Diana Lynn (Zimski) DeSantis

August 24, 2020

DeSantis (Zimski) Diana Lynn, formerly of Mocanaqua and Norristown PA, danced gracefully into the night on Monday, August 24th at the age of 51. Diana was the loving wife of Paul Fariello for 4 years, and companion for 14 years before that. Diana was the daughter of Nancy Kranick (Cy), and the late Walter J. Zimski (Sylvia) as well as the sister to Barbara Giannini (Luke) and Cindi Cashmer ...
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Helene R. (White) Fritz

October 20, 1935 - August 24, 2020

Helene R. Fritz (White), of Norristown, was welcomed into heaven on August 24, 2020. Helene was the beloved wife of Joseph L. Fritz, Jr for 64 years; cherished mother of Kevin (Cyndi), Andrea Battaglia (Ralph), Dennis (Rebecca), Jay (Linda), beloved MomMom of Kevin, Justin, Stephen, Jarrad, Alyssa, Natalie, Matthew, and Mason, great-grandmother to Kash and Quinn, dear sister to the late Jack...
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David W. Gey

May 18, 1935 - August 23, 2020

David W. Gey, 85, of Elverson, PA, peacefully passed away on August 23, 2020. David was born May 18, 1935 in East Norriton, PA. He is predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Elsie Gey, and his brother Robert Gey. He is survived by his loving wife Betsy and his two daughters, Debbie (Ed) Walker and Kelly (Brian) Clemmer and his grandson Brody Clemmer, and many nieces and nephews. David's love...
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Bernard J. "Bernie" McElvenny

August 18, 2020

Bernard J. "Bernie" McElvenny, 86, of Exton, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, Surf City, NJ and Estero, FL passed away peacefully on August 18, 2020. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of the late John P. and Mary L. (nee Sands) McElvenny. He was a 1951 graduate of LaSalle College High School and earned his bachelor's degree from LaSalle College in 1955. Bernie served honorably in the U.S...
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Helen M. "Jackie" (nee Schott) Bontempo

October 18, 1928 - August 17, 2020

Helen M. Bontempo "Jackie" (nee Schott) of Pottstown and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday August 17, 2020. She was 91 years old. Born October 18, 1928 in Red Hill, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elva (nee Sacks) Schott and the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Bontempo "Tut". Jackie enjoyed ice skating and roller skating when she was young....
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Russell Joseph Sclafani

August 14, 2020

Russell Joseph Sclafani, Jr. of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully at home on August 14, 2020 at the age of 86. He was beloved by many and cherished by his family, friends and neighbors. Russell spent his 86 years well lived, and well loved by all who came to know him. He was known as a caregiver, going above and beyond for those in need. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor. ...
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Norman J. Venezia

May 18, 1930 - August 10, 2020

Norman J. Venezia passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on August 10, 2020. Born in Norristown on May 18, 1930 he was the beloved son to the late Giuseppe and Maria Venezia (nee Tulone). Norman proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Upon being honorably discharged he went on to marry his best friend and the love of his life Adelaide (nee...
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Paul James Fillinich

August 10, 2020

Paul James Fillinich, of Upper Gwynedd passed away on August 10, 2020 at the age of 75. Paul is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Lou Ellen (Beaulac); loving children Amy (Byrne) Herm and husband Gregory; cherished grandchildren Kylie (14), Lucas (12) and Samantha (11); brother, Michael and wife Debbie, nephews, Sean and wife Megan, Kevin, and David. Paul was born in Newark, NJ, the...
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Kathleen "Rena" Bateman

September 11, 1929 - August 9, 2020

Kathleen Bateman "Rena" passed away peacefully on August 9, 2020. Born in Gulph Mills on September 11, 1929 she was the beloved daughter to the late George and Catherine Buler (nee Holmes). Upon graduating from St. Patrick's High School Kathleen went on to marry the love of her life, the late John Bateman and their family blossomed. She was a devoted wife for 42 years, cherished mother to the...
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Dorothy Smith Ebert

February 18, 1923 - August 8, 2020

Dorothy Smith Ebert passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 8, 2020. Born in Macon, Georgia on February 18, 1923 she was the beloved daughter to the late Henry Prentice Smith and Vera Smith (Robertson). Dorothy was a true patriot, proudly serving her country in the United States Navy. It was during her time in the service that she met the love of her life, Frank M....
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John Edward Airey, Ph.D

August 7, 2020

JOHN EDWARD AIREY, Ph.D 1940-2020 John was born in Bentham, UK to Norman and Elsie (nee Mitchell) Airey. He grew up in Shap, UK and attended Penrith Grammar and University of London. John came to the US to complete his Ph.D work in Organic Chemistry, attaining his doctorate degree in 1968. John began his professional career as a research chemist at Perdue Frederick and subsequently...
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Dorothy Marie Mundy-Stiteler

September 14, 1939 - August 7, 2020

Dorothy Marie Mundy-Stiteler passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family on August 7, 2020. Born on September 14, 1939 she was the beloved daughter to the late Lester Hummel and Dorothy Devlin. "Big Dot" was a kind and generous woman who dedicated so much of her life helping those in need. Gram was a professional back tickler, she loved cooking, decorating for the holidays,...
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Marvin Paul Kline

August 5, 1940 - July 29, 2020

Marvin Paul Kline passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 29, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on August 5, 1940 he was the beloved son of the late Serias and Mabel Kline (nee Emswiler). Marvin was the devoted husband to Dorothy "Dottie" (nee Mitchell), dear father to Deborah Goraczko (Walt), Sharon Owens, and Brenda Hoffman, cherished grandfather to 8 and friend to many. He will...
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Donna (nee George) Cinelli

July 29, 2020

Donna Cinelli (nee George) passed away on July 29, 2020 at the age of 86 due to complications of dementia. Donna was a long-time member of Visitation BVM Church in Trooper, Pa. A graduate of Norristown High School class of 1951, she was also dedicated to her family; she never missed her grandchildren's sporting, school events, and vacationing in Avalon every summer. Another highlight for...
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Peter M. Schumacher

March 16, 1932 - July 21, 2020

Peter M. Schumacher, of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old. Born March 16, 1932 in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Peter and Pauline (nee Ofenbacher) Schumacher. For 63 years he was the beloved husband of the late Rita (nee Irwin) Schumacher. Pete was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Korean War. He worked at...
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Lorenzo Pulizzi

May 21, 1941 - July 20, 2020

Lorenzo Pulizzi, of Harleysville, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2020. He was 79 years old. Born May 21, 1941 in Palermo, Sicily, he was the son of the late Vito and Maria (nee Pulizzi) Pulizzi and the beloved husband of Lorenza (nee Zecca) with he shared 54 years of marriage. To his family, Lorenzo was best known as Papa, Nonno and Bisanno. To The community, he was best known as...
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Theresa Rogers

July 20, 2020

ROGERS Theresa (nee Breen) Died on July 20 at the age of 94 surrounded by her family and completely at peace with joining the Lord. Wife of the late Thomas P. Rogers. Daughter of Nora & Edward Breen. Predeceased by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. 1944 graduate of Little Flower High School. Theresa became a young widow at the age of 41 when her husband died suddenly leaving her with 3 young...
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Daniel A. LaMonica

August 28, 1919 - July 14, 2020

Daniel A. LaMonica, of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Tuesday; July 14, 2020. He was 100 Years old. Born August 28, 1919 in New Jersey, he was the son of the late Paul and Frances (nee Gentile) LaMonica, and the brother of the late Thomas (Doris), Michael (Dorothy) and Marietta (John). Dan was a veteran of the United States Navy and received his Honorable Discharge in January 1946...
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Rose M. Insetta

July 14, 2020

Rose M. Insetta, formerly of East Norriton, PA passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 14, 2020 in West Chester, PA. Born in Norristown, PA on August 31, 1919 to Benjamin and Catherine (nee Marchese) Marino, she was the wife of the late Lloyd W. Insetta, with whom she enjoyed 58 years of marriage until his death in 2008. Rose graduated from Norristown High School in 1937....
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Teresa (Teri) (nee Sokusky) Szostek

July 13, 2020

Teresa (Teri) Szostek (nee Sokusky) of West Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday July 13, 2020. She was 68 years old. Born May 12, 1952 in Philadelphia, she was the beloved daughter of the late Edward and Eleanor (nee Javage) Sokusky. She met her devoted husband, Richard, in 8th grade at St. Joachim's School. These young sweethearts went on to celebrate 45 beautiful years of a marriage. ...
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Marie I. Henger

July 13, 2020

Marie I. Henger was welcomed into heaven on July 13, 2020. Born on March 3, 1942 in Philadelphia she was the beloved daughter to the late Charles and Irene Henger (nee Greene). Upon graduating from Cecilia Academy, Marie continued her studies at Gwynedd Mercy College. She was a dedicated worker serving as an Administrative Clerk for Prudential for over 20 years and later at Cheltenham Township...
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Philip K. Stonier, Sr.

November 10, 1939 - July 11, 2020

Philip K. Stonier, Sr. passed away on July 11, 2020. Born in Bridgeport on November 10, 1939, he was the beloved son of the late Charles F. Stonier, Sr. and late Dorothy C. (nee Keeney). Phil was a dedicated husband of 41 years to the love of his life, the late Kathryn (nee Seydel); beloved father to Philip K. Stonier, Jr., Bethann McElroy (Macartan), the late Timothy Stonier (the late John...
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Dominic R. Ciccarone III

July 10, 2020

Dominic R. Ciccarone III, of Capitol Heights, MD, passed away suddenly in his home on July 10, 2020. He was 70. Dominic was the son of the late Dominic and Marie (Garafano) Ciccarone. He is survived by his sister, Grace M. Ciccarone of East Norriton; Aunt and Uncle William and Carmella Moriarity; and numerous cousins, friends, and neighbors. Dominic's love of uniforms came early when he joined...
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Richard A. Weaver, Jr.

December 11, 1955 - July 9, 2020

Richard A. Weaver, Jr. passed away suddenly on July 9, 2020. Born in Camden, NJ on December 11, 1955. He was the beloved son of Shirley (nee Cross) and the late Richard A. Weaver, Sr. Rick was a hard worker and dedicated 35 years as a laborer for Stroehmann Bakery and Bread. On July 29, 1989, he married the love of his life and best friend, Barbara Pastva. He was a devoted husband, dear...
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Timothy C. Brown

May 1, 1956 - July 6, 2020

Timothy C. Brown, of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday July 6, 2020 at home with his family. He was 64 years old and very loved. Born May 1, 1956 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Ellery and Gloria (nee Filorama), and the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Semisch) Brown with whom he shared almost 31 years of marriage. Tim was an avid sports fan, obnoxiously loud at...
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Ascanio E. DeCamillo

July 4, 2020

Ascanio E. DeCamillo passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020 with his family by his side. Scan was born on September 7, 1926 in Conshohocken and was the dear son to the late Donato and Maria DeCamillo (nee Alfieri). At 17 years young Scan proudly enlisted in the United States Navy serving on the USS Gatling and Amsterdam during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. Upon his return...
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John T. McCafferty

July 3, 2020

John T. McCafferty of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Friday July 3, 2020. He was 80 years old. Born December 23, 1939 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles McCafferty Sr. and Mary (nee Stokes) McCafferty, and the beloved husband of the late Joyce (nee Adamson) McCafferty. John is survived by his daughter, Barbara Arrison, step daughter, Donna Plank and step son, James...
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Harry H. Brown

July 3, 2020

Harry H. Brown of Norristown, age 82 passed away peacefully on July 3, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his wife and children. Born in Terre Haute IN he was preceded in death by his parents Lewis and Catherine Brown (nee McKenzie) and his dear brother Jack of Lawrence IN. Harry is remembered by his family as a caring, intelligent, funny and supportive husband and father. He had been a good...
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Marian nee Lodge Smitheman

February 3, 1940 - July 2, 2020

Marian Smitheman (nee Lodge) of Royersford, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 2, 2020. She was 80 years old. Born February 3, 1940 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Marian (nee Scheaffer) Lodge, and the beloved wife of the late Ronald Smitheman. Marian is survived by her two daughters: Virginia (David) Wiley and Beth (Ronald) Bierman, 13 grandchildren :...
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Dorothy C. "Dottie" (nee Cornell) Nealman

March 13, 1946 - July 2, 2020

Dorothy C. Nealman "Dottie" (nee Cornell) of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 2, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born March 13, 1946, in Leesburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Thelma (nee Ballenger) Cornell and the beloved wife of Ralph M. Nealman with whom she celebrated almost 54 years of marriage. Dottie grew up on a farm until she started high school...
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Charles Lynn Nietupski

March 24, 1945 - June 30, 2020

Charles "Buck" Lynn Nietupski passed away peacefully on June 30, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Born on March 24, 1945 in Norristown, he was the beloved son of the late Katzmer and Margaret Nietupski (nee Strouse). Charles met Barbara Mill and they married at the age of 18. He was a devoted and loyal husband of 56 years, cherished father to Penny Lynn Zullo-Konzem and the late Stanley...
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Jeremiah J. DeWan

June 30, 2020

Jeremiah J. DeWan, of Limerick and a former resident of Trooper and Bridgeport, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Jerry was 76 years old. Born February 5, 1944, he was the son of the late Jeremiah and Mildred (née Ruth) DeWan. He is predeceased by sisters Nancy Gelet and Geraldine Santoro, and is survived by his beloved wife Elaine (née Wheeler) DeWan, by children Christopher and his...
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Frances V. (nee Drakeford) Pierce

October 24, 1944 - June 30, 2020

Frances V. Pierce (nee Drakeford) a longtime resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 30, 2020. She was 75 years old. Born October 24, 1944 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Myrtle (nee Smith) Drakeford, and the beloved wife of the late Jude C. Pierce. Frances was a graduate of Bridgeport High School, Class of 1962. She was a very talented...
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Diane K. Nicoloso

July 14, 1948 - June 29, 2020

Diane K. Nicoloso (nee Stott) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday June 29, 2020. She was 72 years old. Born June 14, 1948 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late John and Katherine (nee Marrow) Stott and the beloved wife of the late William C. Nicoloso. Diane was an accomplished Hair Stylist and perfected her craft throughout the years of her life. She enjoyed traveling...
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James Weber Kriebel, Jr

October 17, 1930 - June 27, 2020

James Weber Kriebel, Jr., known as Jim, was born October 17, 1930 in Norristown and was raised in Conshohocken. He was the son of Hazel Elsie (Batchelder) and James Weber Kriebel, Sr. Jim excelled in both academics and athletics and was known as a legend at Conshohocken High School. He was valedictorian of his class, co-captain of the varsity basketball team, editor of the school yearbook and...
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Anna Marie Melito

July 31, 1937 - June 25, 2020

Anna Marie Melito passed away peacefully on June 25, 2020. Born in Norristown on July 31, 1937, Anna was the beloved daughter to the late Samuel and Nellie Franzoni (nee Pulaski). Upon graduating St. Patrick High School in 1954, Anna went on to marry her best friend and the love of her life Salvatore C. Melito and their family blossomed. Anna was a devoted wife of 60 years, cherished mother...
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Daniel F. Holmes, Jr.

March 25, 1958 - June 23, 2020

Daniel F. Holmes, Jr. of Norristown, and a current resident of Woodbury, NJ, passed away after a short illness on Tuesday June 23, 2020. He was 62 years old. Born March 25, 1958 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Daniel F. and Mary (nee Gallagher) Holmes, Sr. Dan was a computer programmer and former employee of New York Life Insurance. Danny was intelligent, funny, generous,...
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Mikelle Wilson

January 7, 1974 - June 23, 2020

Mikelle Wilson passed away peacefully on June 23, 2020 with her family by her side. Born in Norristown on January 7, 1974, she was the beloved daughter to Cheryl Ancin (nee Heidel) (Michael Ancin) and the late Joseph M. Wilson. Upon graduating Norristown Area High School, Mikelle went on to beauty school and practiced hairdressing. She attended Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church. Mikelle had a...
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Albert Joseph Corrao

June 18, 2020

Albert Joseph Corrao "Al" of Norristown, age 87, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2020 at Einstein Montgomery Medical Center. Albert was a lifelong resident of Norristown. He was the son of Anthony Corrao and Carmela (nee Bilello) also of Norristown. Albert was an active member of St. Paul's Church in Norristown. He was a member of the Pro-Life community, lead the rosary every day after...
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Rita (nee Stavinski) Dooney

June 14, 2020

Dooney – Rita (nee Stavinski) peacefully passed away on Sunday June 14, 2020 at Park Creek Place Memory Care in North Wales where she resided. Rita, wife of the late Jack Dooney, was 90 and will be remembered as a selfless mother who was deeply loved by her children Darlene Brennan (Philip) and the late John Dooney. Also sadly missed by her sister Dorothy Kriesher. At Rita's request her...
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John Francis Warburton

June 9, 2020

John Francis Warburton was welcomed into the arms of Christ on June 9, 2020. Born on July 19, 1961 in Trenton, NJ, John was the beloved son of Loretta Piseczek and the late Francis Gerard Warburton. He was the fourth child of six born to this union. Kind, generous, and full of life, John was a beacon of light wherever he went. It was always evident he was a "People Person". In 1981 John...
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Antoinette (Toni) Pellechia

June 9, 2020

Antoinette (Toni) Pellechia, passed away peacefully at Towne Manor West on Tuesday June 9, 2020. She was born in Norristown on February 4, 1930 to the late Joseph and Angeline Pagano, and was the wife of the late Peter Pellechia. She is survived by her daughters Maryann (Richard) Mazza, Kathy (Phil) Piazza and son Joseph (Jeanne Foehl) Pellechia, as well as grandsons Stephen (Jessica) Piazza and...
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Matthew A. Coughlin

June 8, 2020

Matthew A. Coughlin, of North Wales, passed away suddenly on Monday June 8, 2020. He was 35 years old. Born November 5, 1984 in Philadelphia, he was the son of Matthew E. Coughlin and Patricia A. Ilovski (nee Piacentino) and the beloved husband of Elizabeth A. Coughlin (nee Shultes). Matt was an alumnus of Hatboro-Horsham High School as well as College of Charleston. He was a real estate agent...
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James F. Sands

June 8, 2020

James F. Sands of Norristown passed away peacefully on June 8, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was 82 years old. He was born on September 19, 1937 in Norristown, Pennsylvania to his departed parents James V. Sands and Florence Sands (nee Levandowski). James is remembered as a hardworking, deeply caring man, who put his loving family first. He was a proud veteran from his...
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Marguerite "Peggy" (nee Cahill) McKenna

August 19, 1930 - June 4, 2020

McKenna Marguerite "Peggy" McKenna (nee Cahill) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on June 4, 2020 at home with her family by her side. She was 89 years old. She was born on August 19, 1930 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Vincent J. Cahill, Sr. and Kathryn M. (nee Fennel). She was predeceased by her devoted husband Hugh Thomas McKenna. Peggy resided...
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Rosemarie (nee D'Alfonso) Moscariello

June 4, 2020

Rosemarie Moscariello (nee D'Alfonso) of Audubon, PA, formerly of Plymouth Meeting, PA, and Camden, NJ, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at the age of 90. Born March 6, 1930, in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Rosario and Maria Carmina "Carmela" (nee Pierluigi) D'Alfonso, and the beloved wife of the late John Moscariello. Rosemarie had a zest...
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Raymond L. Raskin

February 20, 1943 - June 4, 2020

Raymond L. Raskin, 77, of King of Prussia, a noted Philadelphia area bridge player (Platinum Life Master), on Thursday June 4, 2020. Born February 20, 1943, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Lewis and Libby (nee Rappaport) Raskin and the husband of Meryl (nee Smith) Raskin. He was the father of Fred (Rebecca), Eric (Robin), Ari, and David (Sindhu Zagoren). He is also survived by his five...
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Jean Ann (nee Raushi) Billitto

July 21, 1932 - June 3, 2020

Jean Ann Billitto (nee Raushi) passed away peacefully on June 3, 2020. Born on July 21, 1932 in Patchogue, Long Island, NY she was the beloved daughter to the late Michael and Evelyn Raushi (nee Greenfield). Jean was one of ten siblings and grew up in Delaware County, PA. She met and married the love of her life, the late Charles "Charlie" Billitto and made their home in West Norriton, PA....
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Dr. Charles "Chas" A., Cognato

June 1, 2020

Dr. Charles A. Cognato, "Chas" of West Chester, passed away peacefully on Monday June 1, 2020. He was 57 years old. Born January 16, 1963 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Charles G. and Dolores (nee Carfagno) Cognato, and a loving husband to Elisabeth (nee Needhammer) Cognato with whom he shared 5 years of marriage. In addition to his wife Liz, Chas is survived by his bonus daughters...
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Lillian Caprione Lowe

June 1, 2020

Lillian Caprione Lowe passed peacefully on June 1, 2020 in Leesburg, Virginia at the age of 94. She is preceded in death by her father, Pasquale Caprione and her mother, Antoinette Nazionale. She was married to the love of her life, Eugene W. Lowe Sr. of Shepherdstown, West Virginia until his passing 28 years ago. She is survived by her sister Jane Constable; her sons Dr. Eugene W. Lowe Jr. ...
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Philip Daniel Ronca

May 30, 2020

Philip Daniel Ronca, age 63 of Trappe, PA, passed away suddenly on May 30, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Molly) Ronca (nee Clinton) for over 25 years. Born June 10, 1956, in Norristown, PA, he was the son of Richard A. Ronca and the late Gloria Ronca (nee Constable.) Phil is survived by his wife, Molly, his children: Richard Ronca (Sara), Kevin Ronca (Ivy), Bridget Ronca,...
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Mary U. Bono

March 28, 1933 - May 27, 2020

Mary U. Bono formerly of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully at Einstein Medical Center, Montgomery on May 27, 2020. Born in Boryslawice, Poland on March 28, 1933, Mary was the dear daughter of the late Zigmund and Pauline (nee Miklasz) Jaslowski. In her teens she came to the United States in 1949 with her family after being released from German concentration camps. In 1954, Mary married...
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Margaret F. (nee Devlin) Martin

December 6, 1945 - May 20, 2020

Margaret F. Martin (nee Devlin), of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 20, 2020. She was 74 years old. Born December 6, 1945 in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late James P. and Bertha (nee LaBonte) Devlin. She was retired having worked as administrative support for a doctors office. She surrounded herself with her family. She and her sister took many classes from...
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Logan Thomas Barnshaw

May 15, 2015 - May 18, 2020

Logan Thomas Barnshaw, beloved son of Erik and Karen Barnshaw, left our world and crossed back over into the light on May 18, 2020. He was born in Bryn Mawr, PA on May 15, 2015. Logan had a strong passion for adventure and loved excitement. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, playing in the dirt, jumping in big puddles with his brother Gabe, going on 4 wheeler and Rhino rides, and admiring Mr....
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Stanley E. Ericsson

October 24, 1928 - May 18, 2020

Stanley E. Ericsson of North Wales, and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 18, 2020. He was 91 years old. Born October 24, 1928, he was the son of the late Harry G. Ericsson and the late Gertrude L. Ericsson (nee Levi) and the beloved brother of Myra Goldman (nee Ericsson), the late Marcia D. Frank (nee Ericsson), and the late Ashley Robert Ericsson. Stan...
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Ronald D. Damiani, Sr.

January 8, 1937 - May 17, 2020

Ronald D. Damiani, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his home. He was 83 years old. Born January 8, 1937 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Frank and Zena (nee Gaspari) Damiani, and the beloved husband of Theresa "Terry" (nee Dennis) Damiani, with whom he spent 55 years of marriage. Ron was a dedicated teacher in the Upper Merion School District for 35...
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Henry "Pete" Burnett Griffing, USMCR

May 17, 2020

On Sunday morning, May 17, 2020, our father "Pete" Henry Burnett Griffing USMCR (Chief Warrant Officer W2, ret), of Audubon, PA, passed away at age 98. We could not have asked for a better father or role model. He lived a long life dedicated to his wife, family, and lifelong love for aviation. Born in Blue Bell, PA on May 23, 1921, he was the son of the late ¬Alfred and Jennie Griffing. ...
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Rosa "Rose" (nee Wilson) Henderson

May 16, 2020

Rosa "Rose" Henderson (née Wilson) died peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in King of Prussia, PA. at the age of 99. She was 54 days shy of 100 years old. Rose was born on July 9, 1920 in Rocky Mount, NC. She graduated from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now known as UNCG, in 1942 with a B.S. in Secretarial Administration. She was...
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Alfred E. Smith, Jr.

May 15, 2020

Alfred E. Smith, Jr. passed away suddenly on May 15, 2020 with his loving wife Michi by his side. Born on June 5, 1954 he was the cherished son of the late Alfred E. Smith, Sr. and Evelyn Elaine Smith (nee Starr). After graduating A.D. Eisenhower High School, class of 1972 , Alfred went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Marine Corps reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant. He...
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Magdalen J. "Maggie" Daniels

September 29, 1931 - May 14, 2020

Magdalen J. Daniels "Maggie" passed away May 14, 2020 at Abington Lansdale Hospital, at the age of 88. Born on September 29, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John G Ryba and Susan K Ryba (Gajdosick). She is predeceased by her husband, Hank, of 45 years. Maggie grew up on Grant Street in Hazelton, PA. She was one of 12 brothers and sisters. Growing up in the depression, life wasn't easy but...
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Kathleen M. (nee Mulgrew) Fenerty

May 11, 2020

Kathleen M. Fenerty (nee Mulgrew) of Blue Bell, PA passed away peacefully on Monday May 11, 2020 at the age of 82. Born December 16, 1937, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Edith C. (nee Simmler) Mulgrew, and the beloved wife of James F. Fenerty with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Kathleen was a proud graduate of Little Flower High School, Class of 1955 and an active member...
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William R. "Pete" Scheetz

May 10, 2020

William R. Scheetz "Pete", age 86, passed away on May 10, 2020 at Abington Lansdale Hospital. William was born and raised in Norristown, Pennsylvania to the late Russell and Anna Mae Scheetz (nee Redfern). He went to Norristown High School. Pete was also proud to serve our country in the United States Army. Pete is remembered by his family as a prankster who so loved a good laugh. He loved...
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Julie (Jovina) R. (nee DeCamillo) Peters

May 10, 2020

Julie (Jovina) R. Peters (nee DeCamillo) of East Norriton, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on Sunday May 10, 2020. She was 99 years old. Born December 6, 1920 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Donato and Maria (nee Alfiero) DeCamillo, and the beloved wife of the late John D. Peters. Julie is survived by her two daughters: Gloria Riley (Robert), and Sandra Russo (the late...
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Sarah Nell Barnes

May 7, 2020

Sarah Nell "Nell" Barnes 90, passed away on the morning of Thursday May 7, 2020 at Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley in Schwenksville, PA. Nell is survived by her loving family, daughter Betsy (Steven) Mangan of Saline, MI, son Steven Barnes of Ithaca, NY, daughter Nancy (Ron) O'Neil of Phoenixville, PA, daughter Jean (Jeffrey) Smith of The Plains, VA, and daughter Peggy (Mark) Kenyon of Clay, NY...
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Kenneth Donald Hackenbrack

May 6, 2020

Kenneth Donald Hackenbrack, age 94, passed peacefully on May 6, 2020 at the Brandywine Senior Suites. Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to his proud parents Edward and Katherine Blanche Hackenbrack (nee Loeffler). Ken was also predeceased by his devoted wife Alice Louise Hackenbrack (nee Carey), and his siblings Doris Hoff and Edward Hackenbrack. He is survived by his sister, Mildred...
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Joan S. (nee Matyka) DeLucia-Sutera

January 19, 1935 - May 4, 2020

Joan S. DeLucia-Sutera (nee Matyka) of Collegeville, passed away peacefully on Monday May 4, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born January 19, 1935 in Summit Hill, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (nee Gurka) Matyka, and the beloved wife of the late Paul R. DeLucia and the late Anthony Sutera. Joan attended St. Stanislaus elementary school and St. Anne's high school where she...
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Anna Marie (nee Santangelo) Carfagno

August 30, 1924 - May 4, 2020

CARFAGNO Anna Marie Carfagno (nee Santangelo), of Norristown, passed away on May 4, 2020. Born in Norristown on August 30, 1924 to Anthony and Angelina Santangelo. Anna Marie was married to the love of her life Charles L. Carfagno Sr. on December 28, 1947. They shared a beautifully loving and devoted life for 39 years. She always cared for and enjoyed her siblings Marty (Rose) Catherine (Jack),...
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David (Dave) R. Bean

May 2, 2020

David (Dave) R. Bean, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 2, 2020. He was 85 years old. Dave was born in his family's house on Jefferson Avenue, in Jeffersonville PA., on May 3rd, 1934. He was the son of John Paul Bean and Emily Thomas …. David was the youngest child with older brother Frank, and sister Pauline, both of whom previously passed. In 1966 he married his one and only wife...
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Joseph F. Castagna

May 2, 2020

Joseph F Castagna (Jazzo of Phila born 6 9 1941 to Joseph and Ann Castagna died 5 2 2020 of Covid 19 he was 78 years old he serviced in the US army as a medic during the vietnam war He loved bowling and dancing until MS changed his life Joe was the ultimate optimist until the end He left behind sister MARIE Kacala and her husband Robert and brother Richard Castagna and his wife Joan also nieces...
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Eleanor (nee Iannozzi) Frangiosa

July 7, 1924 - May 1, 2020

Eleanor Frangiosa (nee Iannozzi) passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020. Born in Norristown on July 7, 1924, Eleanor was the beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Iannozzi (nee Bondi). She was the devoted wife of Salvatore Frangiosa for 29 years. Upon graduating from Norristown High School, Eleanor was best known for her work at Central Montgomery Technical School, dedicating 20+ years as...
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John "Jake" Edward Benyaker

October 7, 1940 - May 1, 2020

John "Jake" Edward Benyaker of Norristown passed away peacefully on May 1, 2020. Born in Pottsville on October 7, 1940 John was the beloved son to the late David and Marie Benyaker (nee Keip). In his free time, John loved to go to the casinos in Atlantic City, watch football, and see shows. He enjoyed vacations in Disney World, Wildwood, Hawaii, and North Carolina, but his greatest joy was...
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Gertrude "Trudy" E. (McMenamin) McGee

December 21, 1949 - April 30, 2020

Gertrude "Trudy" E. (McMenamin) McGee, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the age of 70. Born December 21, 1949 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late James and Anna (Kleinert) McMenamin, and the beloved wife of Patrick M. McGee, Sr., with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Trudy graduated from Bishop Kenrick High School in 1967 and went to work...
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Charles W. Griffiths

February 6, 1927 - April 30, 2020

Charles W. Griffiths of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 30, 2020. Born February 6, 1927 in New Haven, CT, he was the son of the late Charles and Clara (nee Eisenbart) Griffiths, and the beloved husband of the late Jeanne (nee Palmer) Griffiths, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Charlie was the owner/manager of a plumbing & heating service in Guilford, Ct for nearly...
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Joseph Fazio

April 28, 2020

Joseph Fazio returned home to the Lord on April 28, 2020. Born in Norristown on August 26, 1966 he was the beloved son of Congetta Fazio (nee Coscia) and the late Vincent Fazio. He was the devoted husband of 16 years to Lorraine (nee Jordan), devoted father to Brandy Miletich (Lee), grandpop to Lee, Jr. and stepfather to Heather Thompson. He is also survived by two brothers Larry Fazio ...
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Steven H. Rote

April 21, 1950 - April 27, 2020

Steven H. Rote, of Norristown, passed away suddenly on Monday April 27, 2020. He was 70 years old. Born April 21, 1950 in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Harry and Shirley (ne Kelly), and the beloved husband and soulmate of Juanita (nee Hobble) Rote, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Steve was a graduate of Methacton High School, Class of 1969. He proudly served his country and...
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