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

Frances (nee Smith) Gauntlett

February 22, 1929 - January 16, 2021

Frances D. Gauntlett (nee Smith) of Plymouth Meeting, Pa passed away on January 16, 2021 at the age of 91. Born in Elkton, MD on February 22, 1929 to the late William and Edna (nee Sapp) Smith, Frances was the beloved wife of the late John J. Gauntlett, Sr.; she is survived by her loving children Diane Wosczyna (Frank), John J., Jr. (Denise), Debbie Arnone (Buddy), and Lisa Bono (Joe); 7...
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Charlotte (nee Russo) Molinaro

November 20, 1937 - January 15, 2021

Charlotte (Russo) Molinaro, 83, of Norristown, Pa peacefully passed away on January 15th, 2021. Charlotte was born on November 20th,1937 to Samuel and Matilda (Bronchiello) Russo of Bridgeport, Pa. A graduate of Bridgeport High School in 1955, Charlotte worked as an executive assistant for both DAK Auto and the Karr Barth Insurance agency in Philadelphia. She volunteered countless hours of her...
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Bernard "Bernie" Thomas Harrington III

January 1, 1960 - January 12, 2021

Bernard "Bernie" Thomas Harrington, III passed away suddenly on January 12, 2021. Born in Norristown on January 1, 1960, he was the cherished son to Florence (nee Pigeon) and the late Bernard Thomas Harrington, Jr. Upon graduating Bishop Kenrick High School in 1978, Bernie went on to dedicate several years as the Superintendent of St. Patrick Cemetery in East Norriton. In his free time Bernie...
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George E. Brown, Jr.

May 2, 1948 - January 10, 2021

George E. Brown, Jr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday January 10, 2021 at home with his wife by his side. George was 72 years old, born May 2, 1948 in Philadelphia. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty high school and then went on to serve his country proudly in the US Navy. He became a trained electrician during his four years of service on the USS Furse. After serving in...
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Helen "Minnie" O'Neill

January 23, 1937 - January 9, 2021

Helen (Minnie) O'Neill passed away peacefully on January 9, 2021. Born in Philadelphia on January 23, 1937, Minnie was the adored daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine McCourt (nee Farrell). She was the beloved sister of the late Thomas (Connie) McCourt, Jr., the late James (Lynn) McCourt, Frank (Sarah) McCourt and Robert (Madeline) McCourt. Always dedicated to helping others, Minnie worked...
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William Lawrence, Sr.

June 18, 1942 - January 8, 2021

William Lawrence, Sr. passed away peacefully on January 8, 2021. Born in Indiana, Pennsylvania on June 18, 1942, William was the beloved son to the late Carlton A Lawrence and Charlotte (nee Delso). After high school, William went on to dedicate several years as a cemetery attendant for George Washington Memorial Park and West Laurel Hill Cemetery. In his free time William loved spending time...
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John "Jack" Carfagno

January 8, 2021

John Carfagno, 82, of Norristown died peacefully on Friday, January 8th after a valiant battle with Covid-19. Jack leaves behind the love of his life, Dr. Theresa Carfagno, a brother in law and sister in law, Gerard and Jan Letterie, two nieces Mia and Ava, and many other family members and close friends. He is predeceased by his parents John and Rose (Morello) Carfagno. Jack grew up in...
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Andrew T. Kosvitch

May 2, 1944 - January 5, 2021

Andrew T. Kosvitch, of Eagleville, PA, a former resident of Mount Carmel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He was 76 years old. Born May 2, 1944 in Mount Carmel, PA, he was son of the late Andrew P. and Elgie (nee Novitsky) Kosvitch, and beloved husband of Anne C. (nee Klischer) Kosvitch, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Andy graduated from Mount Carmel Area High...
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John "Jack" Thomas Joyce

January 25, 1945 - January 4, 2021

John "Jack" Thomas Joyce, of East Norriton, Pennsylvania passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 with his family by his side. He was 75 years old. Born in Philadelphia on January 25, 1945, Jack was the son of the late John P. Joyce and Helen (nee Preston). Jack was a student and athlete at Cardinal Dougherty High School and upon graduation, attended Temple University, where he received a...
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Vincent M. Gentile

October 19, 1944 - January 4, 2021

Vincent M. Gentile, of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 4, 2021. He was 76 years old. Born October 19, 1944 in Calamonaci, Sicily, he was the son of the late Calogero and Felicia (Cirafisi) Gentile. He was preceded in death by his son, Vincent C. Gentile. Vincent (Vince) was the beloved husband of Donna L. (Medunick) Gentile with whom he shared 47 wonderful years of...
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Robert P. Kinsey, Sr.

May 3, 1939 - January 1, 2021

Robert P. Kinsey, Sr. of Norristown passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family at the age of 81. Born in Norristown to the late Chester and Gertrude (nee Bailey), Robert is survived by his beloved wife Mary (nee Ferrier); loving children Robert P. Kinsey, Jr. (Elizabeth nee Kemery), and Beth Wood (Tim); cherished grandchildren Jillian, Timothy, Sara and Emily, and great...
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Pauline I. Meyers

April 25, 1936 - December 31, 2020

Pauline I. Meyers passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 31, 2020. Born on April 25, 1936, she was the beloved daughter to the late Paul and Isabella Meyers (Parker). She was one of ten children and is survived by her dear sister Lillian Nase (the late Carl Nase), and her sister-in-law Patricia Miller. She was a great and great-great- aunt to many. Pauline was...
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Stephen J. Skilton, Sr.

May 13, 1951 - December 31, 2020

Stephen J. Skilton, Sr. of Norristown, Pa passed away on December 31, 2020 at the age of 69. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Frank and Edith (nee Cooper) Skilton, Stephen is survived by his beloved wife Mary (nee Spollen); loving children Stephen J. (Jaelyn Robinson) Skilton, Jr., Brian (Christina) Skilton, Kevin (Amy Yoder) Skilton; and cherished granddaughter Jane Skilton. Stephen was a beloved...
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John Flad

December 29, 2020

John Francis Flad, 84, of Lansdale, PA, formerly of Norristown, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was the youngest of five children from the late Anton and Emma (Fieseler) Flad. A lifetime resident of Norristown, John was a 1954 graduate of Philadelphia's West Catholic High School for Boys, where he competed in track and field. Following...
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Mary (Briggs) Pollock

February 24, 1923 - December 27, 2020

Mary E. Pollock (nee Briggs) of East Norriton passed away peacefully at her home on December 27, 2020 at the age of 97. Mary is survived by her loving children William (the late Barbara), and Linda Caperilla (the late Francis); cherished grandchildren Tracey Sessa (Bobby), Kristy Watkins (Chad), Mathew Pollock, Cody Caperilla, step-grandchildren Dana Santo, and Frank Caperilla; beloved great...
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Alfred R. Baird

December 26, 2020

Alfred R. Baird of East Norriton Twp. passed away on December 26, 2020 at the age of 92. Beloved husband for 66 years of Joan (nee Gehman), Alfred is survived by his loving daughter Deborah J. Schmidt (Mark F., Sr.); and cherished grandchildren Mark F. Schmidt, Jr. and Heather J. Schmidt; caring niece Deidre Baird, and nephew Todd Baird. Alfred was preceded in death by his son Kevin A. Baird ...
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Catherine "Cass" Ferlanie

November 6, 1940 - December 26, 2020

Catherine "Cass" Ferlanie, age 80, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2020. Born in Camden, NJ on November 6, 1940 she was the beloved daughter to the late Bernard Alloway and Thelma (née Smith). Catherine went on to marry the late Charles J. Ferlanie, and they enjoyed 49 years of marriage before his passing in 2014. Catherine was the devoted mother to Sandra Ferlanie and Christopher...
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Thomas Rhoadarmer

September 6, 1952 - December 25, 2020

Thomas John Rhoadarmer passed away peacefully on December 25, 2020. Born in Norristown on September 6, 1952, Tom was the dear son to the late John and Norma Rhoadarmer. Upon graduating Methacton High School, Tom continued his studies at Temple University where he received his Bachelors degree. He was the proud father of Richard Rhoadarmer and the late baby Charles, cherished grandfather to...
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Peter Marino, Sr.

July 12, 1943 - December 24, 2020

Peter J. Marino was welcomed into heaven on December 24, 2020. Born on July 12, 1943 in Norristown, Peter was the beloved son to the late Joseph and Josephine Marino (nee Liotta). Upon graduating Bishop Kenrick High School, Peter went on to study at St. Joseph's University. He then married the love of his life, Martha J. (nee Phillips) and together they shared 56 beautiful years together. Peter...
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Norman F. Ludtke

June 30, 1923 - December 20, 2020

Norman F. Ludtke passed away at his home in Audubon, PA on December 20, 2020, a little more than a year after his beloved wife Muriel D. Ludtke. Both Norm and Muriel were 97 years old when they passed. Norm was born on June 30, 1923 at his family's farm on Mound Road near 29 Mile Road in Washington Township, MI, the second son of Otto J. and Jeanette M. (Slating) Ludtke. He was a child of the...
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Joseph J. Leahy

December 20, 2020

Joseph J. Leahy of Plymouth Meeting passed away suddenly on December 20, 2020 at the age of 62. Joe is survived by his beloved wife Leah (nee Orzech); loving children Nicole Gibbons (Benjamin), Renee, Joseph "Jay" (Katie), and Zachary; and cherished grandchildren Ella, Bryce, and Nolan Gibbons, Joseph "Colin", and Brynn Leahy. A celebration of Joseph's life will be held at a later date,...
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Louis J. Lepold, Jr.

February 7, 1930 - December 20, 2020

Louis J. Lepold, Jr. passed away on December 20, 2020. Born on February 7, 1930 in Philadelphia, Louis was the beloved son to the late Louis Lepold, Sr. and Rose (nee Gorsca). Upon graduating high school, Louis went on to marry the love of his life, the late Agnes (nee Gusick). Together they raised their children Gregory, Kathleen (Mike Madigan), Deborah Coppola (Bob), Louis J. III (Debbi...
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Doris Scheetz

June 16, 1919 - December 19, 2020

Doris Scheetz a longtime fixture of the Norristown, Pennsylvania community passed away on Saturday December 19, 2020 after 101 glorious years on earth. Born in 1919 Doris was oldest of 7 children born to William and Anna Scheetz. She was a cherished sister to the late Frances Lorraine "Sis" Hood (the late Robert), Martha "Marty" Vanderslice (the late Harry), Ethel Buckwalter (the late Harold ...
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Frances T. Greco

February 10, 1936 - December 19, 2020

Frances Greco, of Norristown, PA passed away on December 19, 2020 at the age of 84. Born in Norristown to the late James and Antoinette (nee Santangelo) Greco, Frannie is survived by her loving siblings Charlotte Corrigan, Salvatore "Ted" Greco, and Eleanor Greco; and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews. Frannie was preceded in death by her siblings, Vincent Greco, Joseph...
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Luciana Parisi Cassel

May 17, 1932 - December 17, 2020

Luciana P. Cassel (nee Parisi) passed away peacefully on December 17, 2020 surrounded by her family at age 88. She was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Giuseppina (Braghetti) Parisi. She resided in Blue Bell with her beloved husband who preceded her in death, John D. Cassel Sr. She was the dear mother of John D. Cassel Jr. and his wife Karen, Walter D. Cassel and his partner David W....
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Herbert R. Williams

March 10, 1927 - December 16, 2020

Herbert R. Williams Jr. of Audubon, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. He was 93 years old. Born March 10, 1927, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Herbert and Harriet (nee Craven) Williams. Herb was the beloved Husband of the late Nancy L. Williams. Herb is survived by his three children: Jeff Williams, Rob Williams (and his wife, Tracey), and Beth Williams. He...
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Joseph Scalia

May 28, 1939 - December 16, 2020

Joseph R. Scalia of Norristown, PA passed away on December 16, 2020 at the age of 81. Born May 28, 1939 to the late Joseph A. and Pauline Scalia, Joseph is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Barbara (nee Grosso); loving children Joseph R. (Theresa), and Marlene (Kevin) Rosenberry; cherished grandchildren Michael Scalia, Jordan Scalia, J.C. Rosenberry, Nolan Rosenberry, and Ryan Rosenberry;...
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Gloria A. Riccioli

April 6, 1930 - December 16, 2020

Gloria A. Riccioli, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 16, 2020 at home with her family by her side. She was 90 years old. Born April 6, 1930 in Devon, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (nee Nudy) Evangelista and the beloved wife of the late Anthony Riccioli. Gloria was the devoted and loving mother of; Cosimo Riccioli, Lydia Hartley-Riccioli, the...
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Frederick E. Eidman, Jr.

October 9, 1928 - December 14, 2020

Frederick E. Eidman, Jr., 92, a resident of Shannondell in Audubon, Pennsylvania, formally of East Norriton Township, died on December, 14, 2020, at home. He was the husband of Nancy H. Eidman. Born near Edinburgh, Scotland in October 1928, he was the son of the late Frederick E. Eidman of Parkton, Maryland and the late Christina Fraser Eidman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was a graduate of...
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Edith nee Scherfel Yarnall

February 24, 1935 - December 13, 2020

Edith E. Yarnall of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 13, 2020. She was 85 years old. Born February 24, 1935 in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Alice (nee Gross) Scherfel, and the beloved wife of the late Robert E. Yarnall, Jr. Edith was an active member of several organizations during her life including Secretary of Roxborough High School...
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Steffie A Olsovsky

December 9, 2020

Steffie A. Olsovsky of East Norriton passed away on December 9, 2020 at the age of 84. She was the wife of Joseph P. Olsovsky Jr. who passed away on May 29, 1996. Born in Lansford, PA daughter of the late Peter and Antoinette Karnish. Steffie is survived by her daughter Diane and her husband Michael Serratore, a son Joseph, and his wife Angela Olsovsky; and four beloved grandchildren Danielle...
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Vincent J. Sammaritano

October 31, 1925 - December 8, 2020

Vincent J. Sammaritano of Phoenixville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 8, 2020. He was 95 years old. Born October 31, 1925 in Maple Shade, NJ, he was the son of the late Joseph and Raffaela (nee Cramasta) Sammaritano, and the beloved husband of Genevieve (nee Ottavielli) Sammaritano with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. Vincent was a proud veteran of World War II and "The...
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Richard M. Parrish

January 25, 1942 - December 8, 2020

Richard M. Parrish, of King of Prussia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 8, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He was 78 years old. Born January 25, 1942 in Pearisburg, VA, he was the son of the late Charles H. and Virginia L. (nee Rowe) Parrish, and the beloved husband of Loretta (nee Kuleszczyk) Parrish, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Richard was a machinist by...
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Troy Johnson

December 7, 2020

Troy Jamie Johnson passed away on December 7, 2020 at the age of 50. Born and raised in Norristown, Troy loved to make people laugh. His quick-witted humor would catch you off guard and sometimes you would laugh so hard you could barely catch your breath. He had an insatiable love for life and lived each day as if it were his last. His unwavering ability to make light of any situation would...
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Dorothy Licata

May 20, 1927 - December 4, 2020

Dorothy T Licata (nee Tarloski) of East Norriton, passed away in her home, peacefully on Friday December 4, 2020, with family by her side. She was 93 years old. Born May 20, 1927 in Conshohocken, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Helen (nee Mateja) Tarloski, and the beloved wife of the late Salvatore Michael Licata. She attended school in Conshohocken. She worked at James Lee Hosiery...
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John E. Jackson

April 25, 1953 - November 30, 2020

On Monday, November 30, 2020, John E. Jackson passed away suddenly at his home at the age of 67. John was born on April 25, 1953 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to Bernadette (nee Perotto) and the late Charles Jackson, Sr. As a young child John lived in several states following his father's orders for the United States Air Force. Once settled his family settled in PA, John graduated from Methacton High...
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Michael A. Lombardo

November 23, 2020

Michael A. Lombardo of Norristown, Pa passed away on November 23, 2020 at the age of 68. Mike is survived by his loving mother Alexandra V. Lombardo; siblings Alexandra M. Dowhie (Allen), Linda Lombardo, Sal "Tore" Lombardo (Charlene), and Michelle Lombardo; 7 nieces and nephews; and 7 great-nieces and nephews. Mike truly loved spending time with his family and friends, was an avid sports...
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Frank R. Bartle , Esq

November 10, 1952 - November 22, 2020

Frank R. Bartle, Esq., of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 22, 2020, at his home. He was 68 years old. Born November 10, 1952 in Abington, he was the son of Marie Bartle (nee Pietrangelo) and the late Francis F. Bartle, and the beloved husband of Kathleen Bartle (nee Gillespie) with whom he shared 38 wonderful years of marriage. Frank was the loving father of Tara Bartle...
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Anne Mary (nee Carfagno) Monastero

February 28, 1928 - November 21, 2020

Anne Mary Monastero (nee Carfagno) passed away peacefully at home on November 21, 2020 at the age of 92 in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Born in Norristown to the late Frank and Adeline (nee Ginanni) Carfagno, she was the wife of the late Daniel Monastero to whom she was married for nearly 48 years. She is survived and loved dearly by her five children: Sandra Monastero, Linda...
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Richard E. Trow

January 9, 1943 - November 16, 2020

Richard E. Trow passed away peacefully on November 16, 2020. Born on January 9, 1943, he was the beloved son to the late John and Ann Trow (nee Petringelo). Richard was a devoted husband to Kathryn (nee Galbreath), brother-in-law to Sam Galbreath, uncle to Susanne Atzert, Janine Hyreycko, and Rochelle Shaffer, and dear friend to many. He will be missed by all who loved him. Richard dedicated...
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Marjorie G. Hart

December 19, 1933 - November 15, 2020

Marjorie Geraldine Hart (nee Marker) of Audubon and formerly of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 15, 2020. She was 86 years old. Born December 19, 1933 in Grady County, OK, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Elizabeth (nee McIntyre) Marker, and the beloved wife of Donald Leroy Hart with whom she shared 66 years of marriage. Marjorie was born on Hutson Ranch...
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Joseph Francis Gallo

February 23, 1933 - November 11, 2020

Joseph Francis Gallo passed away peacefully on November 11, 2020 with his loving family by his side. Born in Norristown on February 23, 1933, Joe was the beloved son of the late Frank and Frances Gallo (nee Calamia). Joe graduated in 1950 from Norristown High School, and graduated from Peirce School of Business in Philadelphia. He served in the U.S. Army and proudly served his country during...
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Robert Venditti, Sr.

May 28, 1943 - November 9, 2020

Robert (Bob) Venditti, Sr., of Barto, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 9, 2020, at the Saint Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. Bob was 77 years old, born on May 28, 1943 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. He was the son of the late Loreto and Angelina Cross Venditti, the brother of the late Larry Venditti, and the beloved husband of the late Rose Marie Mascaro...
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Charles V. Ditterline, Jr.

September 1, 1950 - November 2, 2020

Charles V. Ditterline, Jr. of East Norriton (formerly of Bridgeport), passed away peacefully on Monday November 2, 2020. He was 70 years old. Born September 1, 1950 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy (nee Conway) Ditterline and the beloved husband of Catherine (nee Hunsicker) Ditterline, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Charlie was a career Steelworker in...
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John J. Giustozzi

October 31, 2020

John J. Giustozzi, Sr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Saturday October 31 at his home surrounded by family. He was 83 years old. Born December 8, 1936 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Pietro and Elisa (nee Pulcini) Giustozzi, and the beloved husband of the late Allegra (nee Volpe) Giustozzi. John was a graduate of West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys. John spent...
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Anthony Costantino

December 2, 1923 - October 31, 2020

Anthony Costantino was welcomed into heaven on October 31, 2020. Born in Philadelphia on December 12, 1923 he was the beloved son to the late Dominick and Mary Costantino (nee Smarra). Upon graduating high school, Anthony went on to proudly serve his country during World War II in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged and came home to marry the love of his life, the late Caroline...
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Thomas R. Magill

October 28, 2020

Thomas R. Magill, a longtime resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2020, at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville. He was 72. Tom was the beloved husband and best friend of Stacy (nee Wrobel). He is also survived by his dear sister Patti Whitcomb also of Blue Bell, sister Barbara King of Sunrise, Fl, cherished daughter Shannon Bauer, and three loving granddaughters Briana, Maggie...
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Nathaniel Robert Grossman

October 27, 2020

Nathaniel Robert Grossman of Norristown passed away on October 27, 2020 at the age of 90. Born on July 19, 1930 to the late Nathaniel and Louise (nee Schick) of Philadelphia, Pa., Nathaniel is survived by his sons; Gary, husband of Diane (nee Forsyth), and Robert, husband of Lauri (nee Pollick), brothers Warren and Barry, grandchildren; Carly, Nate, Lucrista, Jessica, Joshua, Brad, Dan, and...
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Mary (nee Moran) Dwyer

September 12, 1919 - October 22, 2020

Mary Dwyer (nee Moran) of Ocean City, NJ and a former resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday October 22, 2020, surrounded by her family.   She was 101 years old.   Born September 12, 1919 in Bridgeport, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (nee Turley) Moran, and the beloved wife of the late Philip Dwyer.

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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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Assunta "Susan" (nee Fierro) Gambone

October 15, 2020

Assunta "Susan" Gambone (nee Fierro) passed away peacefully at home on October 15, 2020. Born on December 14, 1940 in Montella, Italy, she was the beloved daughter of the late Constantinio and Carmella Fierro (nee Ginella). At 10 years old she came to the United States to be with her family. Susan went on to marry the love of her life and best friend, the late Salvatore Gambone. Susan was the...
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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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Peter J. Borzelleca

October 13, 2020

Peter J. Borzelleca, 1937-2020 Mr. Peter J. Borzelleca, 82, of Sandy Hill Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2020. Born in Norristown, PA on October 21, 1937, Peter was the loving son of Peter and Madeline (Fiorillo) Borzelleca. Raised and educated locally, he was a graduate of St. Matthew's High School and Villanova University, and served in the U. S. Army....
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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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