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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.

John F. Givnish

Our Obituaries

Joseph M. Logan

May 12, 2018

Joseph M. Logan, of Abington, passed away on May 12, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his parents Harry and Bernice (nee Stricker) Logan. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife Barbara (nee Clegg); his dear children Tina and Michael (Randi); loving grandchildren Gabriella, Cassandra, Allyssa, Stephen, Ashley, Madison, Sophia, Carly, and Vivien; and 3 great...
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Mary A. (nee McCarthy) Conway

May 4, 2018

Mary A. Conway (nee McCarthy), 91, of Philadelphia, passed away on Friday, May 4th, 2018. She was born in Leigh Lancashire, England to George and Susan McCarthy. Mary was the wife of the late Bernard M. Conway. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen O'Connell and her husband William ('Billy'), her grandsons Patrick, Liam, and Seamus, and her sister, Peggy Bordon. She was predeceased by her...
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Adele C. Hoyt

April 29, 2018

Adele C. Hoyt, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on April 29, 2018 at the age of 93. Adele is survived by her daughters Judy Van Valkenburg and Debra Kretzing (Jay); her grandchildren Christine Mitchell (Mark), Richard Churak (Esther), and Thomas Churak (Heather); and her great grandchildren Melody, Mariah, Raygen, and Lincoln. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Adele's Life...
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David Edwin Ryalls

April 21, 2018

David Edwin Ryalls of Warminster, Pennsylvania, was taken home by the Lord on April 21st, 2018, after a sixteen month struggle with Myelodyplastic Syndrome. Born and raised in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, Dave was the youngest son of Ruth and Elmer Ryalls and brother to oldest sister Ruth Dietrick and sibling Elmer "Bill" Ryalls. Dave married Barbara Spencer, his wife of 42 years, and...
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George E. McFall, Jr.

April 11, 2018

George E. McFall, Jr., of Hatboro, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was 55 years old. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Patricia A. (nee Lopez) McFall as well as his two sons; Alex G. McFall and Kevin R. McFall. George was predeceased by his father, George E. McFall, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Fannie (nee Troutman) McFall, sister, Susan D. McFall...
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Daniel Thomas Klaus

April 10, 2018

Daniel Thomas Klaus, age 8, of Warminster, died Tuesday April 10, 2018. Daniel was born in Abington Memorial Hospital and had attended pre-school at Nativity of Our Lord School. He was presently in 3rd grade at McDonald Elementary School in Warminster. Danny loved sports and played football, baseball as well as basketball with the Willow Grove Bears. He also enjoyed video games, cars, animals and...
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Genevieve (nee Logan) Phillips

April 9, 2018

PHILLIPS Genevieve (nee Logan) age 91 passed peacefully on April 9, 2018 Gen was preceded in death by the love of her life Sam, they were married for 62 years. She was born in Philadelphia and lived in Olney, Flourtown, and Ambler. Gen graduated from Olney High School in 1945. Daughter of Catherine and Michael Logan, she is the last of 7 siblings: Joe Logan, Alice Walder, Ted Logan, Ronnie...
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John T. Logan

September 27, 1951 - April 1, 2018

John T. Logan, of Jenkintown, passed away into God's loving care on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was 66 years old. John was born in Muncie, Indiana on September 27, 1951 to James and Willie Marie (nee Kennedy) Logan. He was the husband to Ann B. (nee Seitz) Logan and together they shared 44 years of marriage. John attended the Mason School and Graduated from Garrad County High School. He then...
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Edna Lottie (Nolan) Meehan

March 22, 2018

Edna Lottie Meehan (Nolan) died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 92 years old. Born in Scranton, PA to Stanley and Bertha (nee Kolenda) Chimahusky. Beloved wife of the late Vincent P. Meehan, who died in 1990, Joseph S. Nolan, who died in 1975, and William Nechwedowich who died in 1948. As a young woman she worked as a seamstress and throughout her life took joy in...
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Nancy Hattman

March 22, 2018

Nancy Hattman (nee O'Neill), of Glenside passed away on March 22, 2018 at the age of 84. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Charles Sr.; their children Charles, Jr., Michael (Margaret), and Mary (Ron Ward); grandchildren Andrew Pacella, Michael Hattman, and Maggie Hattman. Nancy was a teacher and bus monitor in the Abington School District; she loved sports and thought of...
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Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta

May 4, 1923 - March 18, 2018

Margaret "Peggy" Prisuta died peacefully in her sleep in her home, we should all be so blessed. Margaret was born in Aliquippa, PA to Mikolay and Martha (Kormanik) Halama. She attended Highland Elementary and Aliquippa High School, participating in many intramural athletics and music. She graduated from Indiana States Teachers College (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) with a degree in...
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Edward J. Weisbach

March 11, 2018

Edward J. Weisbach, 73, of Pennsburg, PA, passed away on March 11, 2018. He was self-employed for most of his life, loved being outdoors in nature, and loved animals. He was an endlessly curious and humorous person, and leaves behind a legacy of many colorful memories. Edward is survived by his wife Carol, his daughters Betsy Anderson and her husband Donald, and Melissa Whitehouse and her...
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Eleanor B. (nee Bartley) Everetts

March 7, 2018

Eleanor B. Everetts (nee Bartley), age 87, of Glenside, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2018. She is predeceased by her parents John and Mary Jane (Fallon) Bartley. Eleanor is survived by her children Thomas Everetts and Michelle Pacula (William); grandchildren Genevieve Bocchino (Philip), Bridget Matthews (Daniel), and William Pacula Jr.; and great grandchildren Julia, Matthew, Luke, Jack,...
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Linda C. (Knopf) Jock

March 7, 2018

Linda C. Jock (Knopf), age 59, of Warminster, passed away on March 7, 2018. Linda is predeceased by her father Rudolph Knopf; and nephew Kyle. She is survived by her mother Christine Knopf (Reistad); brother Glenn; sister Michelle (Jack) Scalise; nephew Andrew; Aunt Nancy Shillady (Don); and by many cousins and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Linda's Life Celebration...
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Elizabeth M. "Betty" Wenhold

September 13, 1920 - February 28, 2018

Elizabeth M. Wenhold, "Betty" as she was affectionately known by her family and friends, passed away into God's loving care on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Gloria Dei Personal Care at the Park. She was 97 years old. Betty was born in Hamilton, Scotland on September 13, 1920 to the late Daniel and Elizabeth (nee Dick) Morrison and emigrated to the United States in 1925. Betty was a 1938...
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Margaret "Barbara (nee Montgomery) Rotchford

February 20, 2018

Margaret "Barbara" Rotchford (nee Montgomery) passed away on February 20, 2018. Barbara is predeceased by her parents Robert and Margaret "Billie" (nee Keast) Montgomery; and her 2 brothers. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband Thomas; her daughter Jennifer (John) Muldoon; and 2 grandchildren Kate and Rex; and her beloved friends Joe Rodriguez and Judy Schramm. Relatives and friends...
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Arnetta L. Wismer

February 19, 2018

Arnetta L. Wismer, of Elkins Park, age 92, passed away on February 19, 2018 surrounded by her family. Arnetta is predeceased by her parents Ulysses and Ruth (nee Hamel) Wismer; son Kevin; and two brothers Grant and Wilmer. Arnetta is survived by her daughter Diane Eisenhauer; grandchildren Richard (Kelly) and Jennifer; and great grandchildren Sabrina, Brittany, Erin, and Olivia. Services...
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Della Ann Corley

January 27, 2018

Della Ann Corley, (1937-2018) passed away on January 27, 2018. Wife of the late John F. Corley, Jr. Loving mother of John F. Corley III (Ellen), Elizabeth Casmirri and Carolyn Reese(Scott). Also survived by 5 grandchildren Maddison, Taylor, Emma, Carter and Bruce, great grandmother of Cade, Tanner and the late baby Trey, whom she will forever be rocking him to a sweet lullaby. Loving sister of...
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James "Jim" Thomas Connelly

January 24, 2018

James (Jim) Thomas Connelly, of Bryn Athyn, PA, on January 24th, at the age of 75, peacefully passed into the spiritual world. He is now interning with the original carpenter, has enough tan khakis for an eternity, and is certainly covered in some amazing sawdust.  Jim is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sharon Roberts Connelly.  Jim's caring children: Sean Patrick Connelly (wife Holly...
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Suzy H. (nee Hong) Simmons

January 24, 2018

Suzy H. Simmons, (nee Hong) passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Gwynedd Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 92 years old. Suzy was born on August 17, 1925 to the late Fun Hong and Young Ju Ann in Seoul, Korea and emigrated to the United States in 1971. She was the wife to the late Lt. Col. George M. Simmons who passed away in 1992. Suzy was a member of Korean Saints...
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Joseph A. "Joey" Morini

January 23, 2018

Morini Joseph A. "Joey" Morini, age 30, died Tuesday January 23 2018 at Abington Hospital. Joey is the beloved husband of Kayla D. Morini (nee Riemenschneider) and proud father of Kallie Rose Morini and was looking forward to the birth of his son in a few months, Joseph William Morini. He is the devoted son of John V. and Catherine M Morini (nee Savoni), of Ardsley, and dear brother of Michael...
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Thomas H. Markee

January 16, 2018

Markee Thomas H. on Jan. 16, 2018. Beloved husband of Linda M. (nee Prescott), loving father of Nick T. Markee (Danielle), Eleni Balis, Katina Balis (Eric) and Jimmy Balis, cherished Pop-pop of Tabitha, Cyara, Saige, Ayden and Briea, also survived by 7 siblings and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to Tom's Life Celebration Sat. after 10am from Craft/Givnish of Abington...
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Derek W. Lutz

January 13, 2018

Derek W. Lutz, 30 of Glenside passed away on January 13, 2018. Loving son of Wayne G. and Annette M. (Kolb) Lutz. Dear brother of Yvonne May Jesiolowski and Charis Eva Ellis. Derek lived the first 9 years of his life in Philadelphia and he carried his love of the city with him after moving to Glenside. In that time he enjoyed interacting with seniors and worked as a cook at a home for senior...
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Kathryn P. (nee Gehman) Freed

January 11, 2018

Freed Kathryn P. (nee Gehman) Freed passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the age of 91. Currently of Warminster, PA and formerly of Huntingdon Valley, PA, Kathy was born in Perkasie, PA to the late Anthony and Rachel Gehman. She was a standout high school scholar athlete and a graduate of Westminster College. She enjoyed playing sports as well as coaching them and also enjoyed playing...
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Maurice Raymond "Ray" Worley

January 10, 2018

Maurice Raymond "Ray" Worley, age 75, died peacefully on January 10, 2018. He was born in Norristown, PA and married his devoted wife Joanne (nee Jakob) in 1973. They raised two children, Diana Lim (John) and Stephen (Melissa). Ray worked at SPS as a machinist for 29 years and furthered his education by attending various technical schools and earning several certificates of accomplishment. ...
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Howard H. Frey

September 4, 1918 - January 5, 2018

Howard H. Frey, of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, died peacefully at home on January 5, 2018, at the age of 99. Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1918, Howard graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1940. He enlisted in the United States Navy and served during World War II as a Lieutenant in Brazil supporting antisubmarine patrol squadrons. In 1944 he...
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Carmen "Mamá" "Carmín" (nee Aviles) Carlo

January 4, 2018

Carmen Carlo, "Mamá" "Carmín" (nee Aviles), of Roslyn, age 77, passed peacefully on January 4, 2018. Carmen is predeceased by husband Angel Luis Carlo; her parents Victor Aviles and Carmen (nee Mercado) Aviles; and her sister Luz N. Aviles. Carmen is survived by her loving children Ernie Rivas (Rosanne), Lisa M. Carlo (Andres Villarreal), and Luis A. Carlo; step-daughters Rosa Carlo and...
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Agnes J. Brooks

December 31, 2017

Agnes J. Brooks (nee Jansen) of Northampton and Philadelphia, on December 31st at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late William Brooks. Agnes is survived by her loving sister in law Elizabeth Ann Myers, and her cousin Bob Worth (Silvia). Relatives and friends are invited to Agnes' Life Celebration visitation on Wednesday January 10th at the Queenship of Mary Church (1324 Newport Ave,...
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Jeffrey L. Morgan

December 28, 2017

Jeffrey L. Morgan of Ambler, formerly of Texas, passed away on December 28, 2017. He was 56 years old. Jeff is survived by his beloved wife Leanne, his children Melanie Fehr (Austin) and Shelby. Also surviving are his brother Ronnie (June) and sister Cindy Thompson( Bobby) and his In Laws George and Judith Emig. Services will be held at a later date. Family service by Craft/Givnish of Abington....
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Anne Mullowney

December 27, 2017

Anne E. Mullowney of Southampton, formerly of Huntingdon Valley passed away on December 27, 2017 at the age of 91. Anne was the beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of late Doris A. Paul (Donald), Richard A. Mullowney(Sharon), Robert A. Mullowney (Barbara), Janet A. McCullough (Thomas) and James A. Mullowney. Loving Grandmother of 10 Grandchildren; Gretchen Krejcik (Corey), Margaret...
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Emily G. Raiguel

December 6, 1946 - December 23, 2017

Emily G. Raiguel, of Willow Grove, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at her residence. She was 71 years old. Emily was born on December 6, 1946 to the late George and Jean (nee Kahlbaum) Gwilliam in Philadelphia, Pa. She was the wife to David C. Raiguel and together they shared 44 years of marriage. Emily was a graduate of Neshaminy High School and then obtained her RN license from the...
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Eileen M. Oetzel

December 21, 2017

Eileen M Oetzel passed away on December 21, 2017 at her Niece Karen's residence in Leesburg, Florida. She was the beloved wife of the Late Clarence J. "John" Oetzel. Eileen is survived by her nieces Karen V. Nelson and Kathy Vance. Relatives and friends are invited to her entombment Wednesday, December 27, 8:45 AM at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Rd, Roslyn, PA 19001 followed by her...
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Margaret Theresa (nee Wall) Merlini

December 12, 2017

Merlini Margaret Theresa (Nee Wall) age 92, of Meadowbrook, formerly of Jenkintown passed away on December 12, 2017surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the Late Louis A. Loving mother of Sheila McDevitt (Edward), Maris Moriarty (Peter), Louis (Karen), Patricia Sholly (Michael), Kevin, Mark (Mary), Gerriann Greene, Christine Hungerford (Thomas), Meredith (Susan), Nora Head (Jeffrey)...
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Joseph P. Mann

December 12, 2017

Mann, Joseph P., of Gwynedd Valley, formerly of Abington, age 90 on December 12, 2017. Beloved husband of Gertrude (nee Kreider). Loving father of Robert J., (Joanne), David F., Christopher E. (Jennifer) and Andrew G. Dear Grandfather of Corleen Wiley (Dennis), Steven Mann, Michelina Kraus (Jason), Connor and Madison Mann. Great grandfather of Josephine and Danny Wiley. Relatives and friends...
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William "Bill" "UB" Thomas Adam

November 30, 2017

William "Bill" "UB" Thomas Adam of Philadelphia, Pa and Colchester, VT; 79, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones in the University of Vermont Medical Center On Thursday, November 30, 2017. Bill was born in Philadelphia, Pa on Friday, May 13, 1938 to the Late Joseph F. and Gladys F. (nee Symmonds) Adam. Bill attended school in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. He enlisted in...
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Joan A. (nee Schock) Duden

November 28, 2017

Joan A. Duden (nee Schock), age 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 28, 2017. Devoted wife of the late Joseph Duden. Survived by her caring children Joseph( Kelly) and Sharon J. Falbo( Anthony); her brother John Schock; her loving grandchildren Anthony, Michael, Ryan, and Megan. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Joan's Life Celebration Monday,...
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Daniel J. Madden

November 27, 2017

Madden, Daniel J passed away November 27, 2017 at the age of 77. Daniel is survived by his sister Nancy Madden Breslin (John) and his brother Frank (Sandy) Madden, and nieces, nephews, and cousins. A graduate of La Salle College High School, La Salle College, he attended Villa Nova Law School. After two and a half years he left, volunteering for Vietnam duty in the ARMY and served as an MP...
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Lester E. "Les" Bowers

November 24, 2017

Lester E. Bowers, "Les", died Friday November 24, 2017 after a long courageous struggle with Leukemia and other health issues. Since his diagnosis in 1996, he persevered through two trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas but led a vibrant life while dealing with the disease. Les was born 80 years ago to Samuel Lester Bowers and the former Helen Naugle in Carlisle, PA. Preceded in...
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Mark Antony Murtha

February 9, 1947 - November 24, 2017

Mark Antony Murtha passed away on November 24, 2017 at the age of 70. Born on February 9, 1947 to the late Joseph and Kathleen Murtha (nee Kromm.) Predeceased by his brother Joseph H. Murtha. Survived by his beloved wife Lynne M. Murtha. Mark was a retired lawyer. He was licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He was admitted to practice before the federal courts of New...
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Thomas Moore

November 18, 1952 - October 22, 2017

Thomas Moore of North Wales passed away on October 22, 2017 at the age of 64. He was born on November 18, 1952 in Philadelphia, the son of the late Thomas Moore and Agnes Moore Wersler (nee Moran). Thomas is survived by his loving wife Nancy Moy, beloved children Stephanie Murphy (Lawrence), Thomas Moore (Danielle), and step-daughter Shawna Flood. Cherished grandchildren Maria, Sophia,...
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Wilhelmina "Mina" F. (nee Furman) Ischinger

October 19, 2017

Wilhelmina F. Ischinger ('Mina'), nee Furman, 76, of Warminster, passed away on October 19, 2017. She was a devoted wife and mother, was employed by various companies as a bookkeeper, was an avid crafter, and loved to travel. Mina is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert, her sons Robert Jr. (Nancy) and Scott (Lori), and her grandchildren Gloria, Laura, Brian, and Joseph. Relatives...
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Fred J. Moffa

October 19, 2017

Fred J. Moffa, 67, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Ocyober 19, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones. Fred is survived by his loving and devoted wife Sherry, his children: Jennifer Walker (Dave), Jaime Kohler (Buddy), Samantha Mower (Ed), and Anthony Moffa (Holli). He is also survived by 9 grandchildren: David, Sarah, Savannah, Emilie, Tristan, Ryan, Nicholas, Izabella, and McKenzie. Fred is...
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Charles R. "Randy" Krewson IV

October 18, 2017

Charles R. Krewson IV "Randy" of Jenkintown, on October 18th 2017 at the age of 61. Randy is survived by his sisters; Melanie Radzinski, and her husband Ed, and Rebecca Edmonds, and her husband Chuck, as well as his nephews Kyle Radzinski, and his wife Kim, and Scott Radzinski and his wife Chrissy and their son Brogan. Randy had passion for family and friends and was happiest when spending...
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Stuart Bruckner

October 18, 2017

Stuart Bruckner, age 55, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017, after a courageous but brief battle with glioblastoma. Born May 8, 1962, the youngest of four children, he is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lisa (Martino), his children Jarrett, Dalton, and Paige, and his father-in-law Albert Martino, sister and brothers-in-law Patty (Martino), Michael Marlin, and Raymond Martino, siblings...
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Jean V. (nee Borek) Weglarz

October 13, 2017

WEGLARZ Jean V. (nee Borek), on Oct. 13, 2017 age 91. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J., loving mother of Lorraine H. Contino, Marleen M. Joyce (Michael) and Stanley J. Weglarz (Donna), cherished grand mother of five, "Babci" of eleven. Family and friends are invited to Jean's Life Celebration Wed. after 10am from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 611 Knowles Ave., Southampton, PA 18966...
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Barbara S. (nee Stull) Black

October 10, 2017

Barbara S. Black (nee Stull), of Hatboro PA, passed away on October 10th 2017 in Philadelphia at the age of 94. Barbara is predeceased in death by her loving husband (2014) Daniel Black III of 67 years. Her only son Daniel N .Black IV (1975) Barbara will be greatly missed by her loving daughter Donna B. Neufer (Steve). Barbara leaves behind an impressive legacy in her three grandchildren; Matthew...
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Dorothy M. "Dot" (nee Polenz) Coates

September 30, 2017

Coates Dorothy M. "Dot" (nee Polenz), on Sept. 30, 2017, age 91, Beloved wife of the late James L. Coates, loving mother of Carole Capps(John), Jim Coates (Laura) and Tom Coates(Debbie) cherished grandmother of 12, great grandmother of 23. Family and friends are invited to Dot's Life Celebration Sat. 10/7/17 after 11am from Craft/Givnish of Abington, 1801 Old York Road(@Old Welsh Rd),...
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Joseph B. Dunleavy

December 15, 1957 - September 23, 2017

Joseph B. Dunleavy of Willow Grove passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 23, 2017 at age 59. Born December 15, 1957 in Philadelphia, Joe was the son of June (McDonald) and Dr. Matthew Dunleavy. He was the loving father of Joseph M. Dunleavy and cherished grandfather of Graham Dunleavy. Joe was the youngest of five siblings: Matthew Dunleavy (Florence), Betty Morrison ...
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Albert S. Miller

September 18, 2017

Albert S. Miller, 93, passed away on September 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife Catherine, his son Mark, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Ed Heebner and his sister Margaret Miller Kintzly. Albert was born to Stephen Miller and Margaret Kintzly Miller and lived in the Roxborough section in Philadelphia. He graduated from Roxborough High School, attended...
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Robert A. Berger

September 17, 2017

Robert A., age 91, of Lower Gwynedd on September 17, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Deeg). Loving father of Charles (Melissa), Kenneth (Denise) and Andrew (Joyce). Robert was preceded in death by his daughter Pamela, brothers George and Howard and his sister Gladys Fogg. Bob/Dad was a family man, a patriot, and an absolute gentleman who demonstrated impeccable moral and spiritual...
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Thomas Francis Hartley

September 7, 2017

Thomas Francis Hartley passed away unexpectedly on September 7, 2017. He was 39 years old. Tom was born on November 16, 1977 to Gerald W. Hartley and Roberta J. Hartley. He attended St. Luke the Evangelist School in Glenside and Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote. He was a Glenside resident for most of his life. Tom was a skilled craftsman and a dedicated worker who took pride in all...
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Catherine "Kate" Ann Smith

August 31, 2017

Catherine(Kate) Ann Smith, 62, of Oreland passed away on August 31, 2017. Daughter of the late Charles & Janet (Cortright) Smith of Jenkintown. She is Survived by her husband, William(Bill) Mahoney, 3 biological children, Scott(Alison), Chuck(Meghan) & Lauren(Jim) and her stepchildren Darlene(Mike), Darryl(Lisa), Lisa(Joe), Sean & Pat, and her sister, Janet Hon. Kate was predeceased...
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Vincent E. Matsko

August 24, 2017

Vincent E. Matsko, of Philadelphia, age 85, passed away on August 24, 2017. Vincent is survived by his sisters, Irene Polchin, Elizabeth Frask, Dorothy Dettore & Eleanor Kostic. He will be deeply missed also by his many loving nieces and nephews and of course, Oreo, his frequent canine visitor. Vincent was the son of the late Michael and Mary (Chupela) Matsko and husband of the late Marion ...
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Ruth L. (nee Klemmer) Shelton

August 24, 2017

Ruth L. (Nee Klemmer) Shelton, 97 of Hilltown, born in Lawndale. passed away on August 24, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Roy J. Shelton, Sr. Loving mother of Nancy R. Zimmermann (Richard) and Roy J. Shelton, Jr. (Lynn). Doting grandmother of RJ (Karen), Kristi, Luke (Adrienne) and Kyle, great grandmother of Kaitlyn, Samantha, Zachary, Ethan and Casey. Preceded in death by her parents Carl...
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Donald E. Holmeberg, M.D.

August 9, 2017

Holmberg Donald E., MD. died August 9, 2017, at age 82. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Family service by Craft/Givnish of Abington. 1-800-GIVNISH
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James E. McVeigh

August 8, 2017

McVeigh, Fr. James E., age 70, of Warminster, PA. on August 8, 2017. Beloved brother of Joseph G. McVeigh, Kathy Casey and Mary McVeigh. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Fr. McVeigh was preceded in death by his loving parents James and Helen, his sister Margaret McVeigh and his brother Michael. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation Saturday at Our Lady of Hope...
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Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart

August 7, 2017

Margaret Alice Maze Jenks Lay Hart (96) (born July 27th, 1921) died peacefully at Beverly Hospital on August 7th, 2017. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Maze Jenks & Martha Agerter Jenks of Wolverhampton, England. She moved to the United States in the 1930s & graduated from the Jokake School in Phoenix, AZ in 1937. She then went to UCLA, Scripps & Wellesley. Margaret was a nurse's aide ...
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Bernie Morgenstern

July 28, 2017

Morgenstern Bernie, of Huntingdon Valley, passed away on July 28th, 2017 at the age of 81. Son of the late Phillip and Tillie Morgenstern; husband of Helen (nee Pina); father of the late Mark Morgenstern; David Morgenstern,(Deidre), Debra Johnson (Dominic), Sharon Siliquini (Ralph), and wonderful grandfather to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of the late Albert, Samuel and...
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Thomas D. Zoidis

July 27, 2017

Thomas D. Zoidis, former prominent businessman in Philadelphia finance, passed away on July 27, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 84. He and his wife, Katherine Steffa, lived in the Philadelphia area for over 57 years. Tom was a devoted husband who cared for his wife at home during her 14 years of suffering from Alzheimer's. With his easy smile, warm sense of humor and...
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Janice Helene (Barbera) Behrig

December 14, 1950 - July 19, 2017

Janice Helene Behrig (nee Barbera), age 66, of Southampton passed away on July 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Peter R. Behrig. Loving mother of P. Anthony, Paul S. (Karen) and Christine Behrig. Dear Grandmother of Brittany, Dominic, Angelo and Peter Behrig and Eva and Rosie Brooks. Sister of Veronica Kochey, Stephen Barbera (Pamela), Diana Barbera, Carolyn Barrish (Joel) and Susan Merlini ...
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Mary Monica "Mimi" (nee Murphy) Garber

June 14, 2017

Few live life with as much joy, compassion, and generosity as Mary Monica "Mimi" Garber (nee Murphy). Impossible to encapsulate such an incredible woman, Monica touched countless lives in profound ways whether it was an uplifting smile, a therapeutic ear, or the shirt off her back. She passed in peace, surrounded by family, on Wednesday (June 14, 2017) at the age of 63. Our time with her was too...
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Wilbert McCarty

November 28, 1925 - June 11, 2017

McCarty Wilbert, age 92, of Warrington passed away on June 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Linder). Loving father of Lorraine Bucci (Joe), William R. (Beth), Thomas F. (Debbie), David C., Douglas E. (Jennifer), Roxanne McCarty (David) and Leo E. (Kim). Dear Grandpop of Alyssa R. Edwards (Jason), Lauren, Timothy, Breanna, David, Kevin, Kathryn, Ryan, Daniel McCarty and step-grandchild...
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Walter John Latzko

June 1, 2017

Walter John Latzko, of Willow Grove, PA on June 1, 2017, passed away peacefully at the age of 86. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John F. and Johanna (nee Bieleh) Latzko. Devoted husband of Phyllis E. (nee Clarke) Latzko. Loving father of Gary, Patrick (Connie) and the late Mark (Gloria) Latzko; dear brother of the late Mary Michele and Trudy Urbanski. Walt is survived by 3 grandchildren, Christina ...
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James T. Moore

May 20, 2017

James T. Moore of Philadelphia was joined in heaven on Saturday, May 20, 2017, with his late dear wife of 64 years, Diana Moore, who passed away in April. Devoted father to Thomas J. Moore (Sue), Glenn R. Moore (Susan), Brian D. Moore (Denise); grandfather to Christopher, Danielle, Kelli, Katelyn, the late Kristin, David, and Elizabeth. James proudly served in the United States Army during...
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Marion L. (nee Boyarski) Matsko

May 18, 2017

MATSKO Marion L. (nee Boyarski) of Philadelphia, on May 18th, 2017 at the age of 82. Marion is survived by her loving husband Vincent of 60 years. Marion will be greatly missed by her brother Francis (Butchie), her cousin Darcy, numerous nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, as well as Oreo, her frequent canine visitor. Marion is preceded in death by her parents; Frank and Erma...
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Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne

May 10, 2017

Rosemarie M. "Rosie" DeKyne, age 68, died Wed., May 10, 2017 at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was born to Guiseppi DeSumma and the former Nicolina Martino and graduated from Abington High School. Formerly of Glenside, she more recently lived to Hatboro. Rosie worked for I-Hop as Director of Operations. Though she worked mainly in Jenkintown, she also went to Ardmore, Blue Bell as well as...
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Nicolina "Nicky" Palmieri

May 6, 2017

Palmieri Nicolina "Nicky" age 96. May 6, 2017. Loving wife of the late Raffaele "Ralph" Palmieri. Beloved mother of Generoso "Gene" (Barbara Storez) Palmieri. Relatives and friends are invited to Nicolina's Life Celebration Friday Morning 9:30AM to 11AM at the Craft Givnish Funeral Home of Abington 1801 Old York Road Abington PA 19001. Funeral Service will begin at 11AM. Interment will...
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William M. "Bill" Orloski

April 28, 2017

William M. "Bill" Orloski, of Abington, passed away on April 28, 2017, at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of Loretta D. (nee Yanchick); the loving father of Diane Whitehouse (Daniel) and Allison Lofton (Timothy, Jr.); the cherished grandfather of Amanda Mitchell (Ted) and great-grandfather of William C. Mitchell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are...
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Diana R. Moore

April 26, 2017

Diana R. Moore,83 of Philadelphia passed away peacefully on April 26,2017. Loving wife of 64 years to James T. Moore, dear mother to Thomas J. Moore (Sue), Glenn R. Moore (Susan), Brian D. Moore (Denise), grandmother to Christopher, Danielle, Kelli, Katelyn, the late Kristin, David, and Elizabeth. Diana devoted many years to the Philadelphia School District where she later retired. Friends...
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Wayne Hardin

April 12, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of college football Hall of Fame Coach Wayne Hardin on April 12, 2017. He resided in both Oreland, PA and Port St. Lucie, FL and was 91 years old. Wayne was the Head Football coach for both the U.S. Naval Academy (1959-1964) and Temple University (1970-1982). His love as a father and guidance as a mentor provided the building blocks...
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James M. Loftus

April 4, 2017

LOFTUS James M. of Hatboro passed away April 4, 2017, he was 77. James is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Irene (nee Erb); their sons Thomas McGrath, and James E. Loftus. James was a loving Pop-pop to 4 grandchildren Tara, Michael, Tyler, and Corinne; and 1 great-grandchild, Griffin. Relatives and friends are invited to James' Life Celebration at St. Joseph RC Church located at...
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Emma Margaret (Wunsch) Fetzer

April 2, 2017

Emma Margaret (Wunsch) Fetzer, 96, of Hatboro, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. Emma was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Wunsch and beloved wife of the late William E. Fetzer. Emma is survived by her children, William Fetzer (Valeria) and Richard Fetzer. She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren, Jonathan Fetzer, Garin Brickner (Deborah ), Kirsten Schubick (Jay),...
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Harry Edwards

March 22, 2017

Edwards Harry, of Philadelphia, passed away at the age of 85. He was the long time partner of Mildred Tilley, and the husband of the late Margaret Edwards; father of Joanne Gillen, Lisa Edwards, Angie Balfe, Sherry Clarkson, Eva Maynard, Rita Anderson, Carmella Kearnes, and Houston Tilley; and grandfather to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family and Friends are invited to Harry's...
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Ronald "Wayne" Hoffman, Sr.

March 13, 2017

Hoffman Ronald "Wayne", Sr., passed away on March 13th, 2017 at the age of 75. He was the son of the late Gordon and Margaret Hoffman; father of Ronald Hoffman, Jr. (Toni), Lisa Nolan, and Michael Hoffman; grandfather to Amanda, Patrick, Chelsea, and Travis; great grandfather to 5; and brother to Betty, David, Jay, Bruce, and Gary. Family and Friends are invited to Wayne's Life Celebration at...
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John James Sofronski

March 5, 2017

Sofronski John James, of Philadelphia, passed away on March 5th, 2017 at the age of 68. He was the son of the late John and Margaret Sofronski; husband of Anna (nee Sandy); father of Jessica Sofronski, Debbie Cooper (Mike); Step-father of Consuela Braveboy, Conchitta Braveboy, and Lucky Sofronski; grandfather of Steven, Sophia, Zoemia, and Luca ; great grandfather of Giovanni and the late...
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Shane Michael Jones

February 28, 2017

Shane Michael Jones, age 30 of Warminster, died Tuesday February 28, 2017 at his home. He was born in Philadelphia and moved to Warminster where he was raised. A graduate of William Tenet High School Class of "04, he entered the Air Force after high school. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force with 9 years of service to his country. Shane spent time in Afghanistan I n Operation...
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Carolyn P. (nee Kortze) Calcavecchia

February 28, 2017

Calcavecchia, Carolyn P. (nee Kortze), on February 28, 2017, age 74 of Abington. Beloved mother of Lorraine Kennedy. Loving sister of Anthony "Bud" Kortze and Arlene McGettigan. Dear aunt of Renee Oliverio, Great aunt of Natalie Cannon, D.J. Cannon and Ethan Oliverio. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Carolyn's Life Celebration Friday, March 10th starting 9:30 AM at Craft...
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Brittney A. "Pebbles" Sulat

February 24, 2017

Brittney A. Sulat "Pebbles", age 20, died Friday, February 24, 2017 in Reading, PA. She was the daughter of Lisa A. Barnstead (nee Courtney) and Stephen Sulat, granddaughter of Robert and Donna Courtney, step daughter of Dan Barnstead and Linda Sulat. Family and friends are invited to Brittney's Life Celebration Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Craft/Givnish of Abington, 1801 Old York Road,...
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Scott O'Gorman

February 21, 2017

O'Gorman Scott passed away on February 21st, 2017 at the age of 73. He was the loving husband of Mary O'Gorman (nee Riddiough); beloved father of Jennifer Miller (Michael) and Meredith Marlin (Christopher); devoted grandfather of Libby and Emma; and loving uncle of Colleen McCullough. Scott also leaves behind many dear friends, family and students whose life he's touched over the years. ...
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Margaret H. (nee Hussain) Gill

February 18, 2017

Gill, Margaret H. (nee Hussain) age 72. Went to be the Lord, her God, on February 18, 2017. Loving mother of Sharon Jindal, Shaun(Linzi)Gill and Shaleem(Sara)Gill. Grandmother "Dadi" of Alivia, Jordan, Ellison, and Julian. Grandmother "Nani" of Maha, Sehar, Sara, and Yowel. Great Grandmother of Sharai. Sister of Steven Dhinna, and Zarina Mandody. Devoted Auntie to Aamer and Uzma. Margaret...
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Harry L. Beisswenger

February 18, 2017

BEISSWENGER Harry L. February 18, 2017. Age 81. Loving husband of Elva M. (nee Mayer). Devoted father of Harry(Kari), Robert(Andrea) Beisswenger, and the late Betsy Beisswenger Madera. Grandfather of Abigal, Emily, William, and Bridget. Brother of Marcia Schwefler, Dr. Paul J. Beisswenger, and the late Georgia Galeski. Also survived by cousins nephews and nieces. Harry was the founder and...
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Marian (Hunt) Duffey

February 17, 2017

Duffey, Marian (nee Hunt) on February 17, 2017, aged 92, of Philadelphia. Beloved wife of the late Daniel E. Duffey. Loving Mother of Anne Marie (Bob Cunningham ), Daniel (Lisa), Eileen (Frank Bernt), Michael (Carol), Joseph (Donna), Thomas (Maggie), John Paul and Rosemary (Carmen Ezzo) Dear Grandmom of 25 and Great-Grandmom of 13. She is also survived by her sister Theresa Imms, and many nieces...
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Joan T. (Taylor) Fritz

February 16, 2017

Fritz (nee Taylor) Joan T., of Willow Grove, passed away on February 16th, 2017 at the age of 73. She was the loving wife of Thomas Fritz; beloved mother of Emily Cerrone (Michael), and Carolynn Costanzo (Val), and devoted nana to Lexi, Charlotte, Max, and Spencer. Family and Friends are invited to Joan's Life Celebration at the Craft / Givnish Life Celebration Home, 1801 Old York Rd.,...
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Lois Mae (Ottinger) Richter

February 8, 2017

Lois Mae (Ottinger) Richter, of Sellersville, PA passed peacefully on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ surrounded by adoring family. Lois was born in July 1943 in Philadelphia, PA a daughter of Robert and Edna Mae Ottinger. She was 73. Lois graduated from Northeast High School in 1961 where she was active in Swimming, Volleyball, and Badminton clubs....
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Gregory F. Frazier

February 3, 2017

Gregory F. Frazier, 38, a resident of Willow Grove, PA passed away suddenly on Friday 2/3/2017 after suffering with a seizure disorder. He is survived by his wife Heather, children Trevor and Kiersten, parents Frank and Mary Rita Frazier, sister Maryann Foley (Mike), sister-in-law Erin Barnes (Dan), Mother-in-law Sharon Kunsky, nieces and nephews Ryann, Brynn, Michael and Jordan. Greg...
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Charles J. Nicholson

September 16, 1920 - January 18, 2017

Charles J. Nicholson Passed peacefully on January 18, 2017 at the age of 96. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Helen (nee Cardwell), his children Eileen, Jeanne, Charles (Maggie), and Susan Kenney (Jack), 4 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, his brother John, multiple nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was an employee of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard for 40 years. Relatives...
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Lenore A. Ott (Miller)

January 17, 2017

Ott, Lenore A. (née Miller), age 84, of Cheltenham, on January 17, 2017. Beloved wife of 60 years to Stephen W. Ott. Loving mother of JoAnn Ott-Slenker (Kevin Slenker), Linda Ott ( Michael Murphy) and Denise Ott (Sergio Martinez). Dear Granny of Jarrett, Alexandra, Elizabeth, Benjamin, William, Ethan, Stephen and Julian. Also surviving are her sisters Eileen Trost and Jacquelyn Grumm ( Leonard...
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Y'vette (Steinberg) Pattison

January 17, 2017

PATTISON Y'vette (nee Steinberg) of Hatboro, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Abington Hospice, Warminster, PA. She was 80 years old. Beloved wife of the late Arthur W. Pattison. Loving mother of Daniel Pattison (Barbara), Stephen Pattison (Debora) Sharon Tompkins (late Robert) and Valerie Pattison. Dear sister of Charles Steinberg (late Betty Jean). Sister in law to Winifred Howells....
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John M. Schraeder

January 16, 2017

Schraeder John M. passed away on January 16th, 2017 at the age of 97. He was the husband of the late Eva (nee Chism); father to Lois (Jack) Burke, and Robert (Jayne) Schraeder; grandfather to Ryan and Erin; and great grandfather to Destiny, Laney, Nolan, and Quinn. Family and Friends are invited to John's Life Celebration on Monday, January 23rd from 10 – 11 AM at the Craft / Givnish...
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John C. Pronzato

January 9, 2017

Pronzato, John C., age 60, of Olney on January 9, 2017. Beloved brother of Frank (Eileen), Johanna Muscara (Joseph), Philip, Anna Geraghty (Michael), Lou (Christine) and Donna McDonnell (Mark). Also surviving is his aunt, Florence Gayowski and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to share in John's Life Celebration Saturday starting 9:00 AM followed by his service 11:00...
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James J. "Fitz" Fitzgerald

February 22, 1946 - December 30, 2016

James J. Fitzgerald "Fitz", age 70, of Willow Grove, PA, died on Friday, December 30, 2016 in his home with his family by his side. Son of the late James and Anne Fitzgerald, Jim was born on February 22, 1946 in Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Father Judge High School, Class of 1964. He started his career at RCA, then moved onto selling insurance, and won a prestigious sales award his very...
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Judith Ann Foster

December 21, 2016

FOSTER Judith Ann, on December 21st, 2016 at the age of 64. Judith will be greatly missed by her loving siblings; James (Donna), John (Alice), Greg (Louise), Casey, Matthew, and her nieces & nephews; Marianne (Nick), Christian (April), Rebecca (Sam), Andrew, Daniel (Katie), Mark, Aubrey, Brenna, Jessica (Phil), Stephen and her 13 great nieces and nephews. Judy was well loved, and despite her...
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Gilbert A. Ringer

December 21, 2016

Gilbert A. Ringer, age 87, of Abington, died Wednesday at Garden Spring Center, Willow Grove. He was born in Cheltenham and raised in Cheltenham Village. Gilbert was a graduate of Cheltenham High School Class of 1947. After high school he went to work at the Cheltenham Post Office. During the Korean Conflict he was in Japan with the US Army. Gil retired from the Cheltenham Post Office at age 55...
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Anne T. "Nancy" Fogarty

December 20, 2016

Fogarty Anne T. "Nancy" passed away on December 20th at the age of 90. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Fogarty, and loving sister of the late John, Vincent "Pete", Sara, Josephine, Rita, and Pat. She was a loving aunt and will be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephews, and enjoyed sitting at the kids' table at celebration. Family and Friends are invited to Anne's...
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Richard F. McBride

December 17, 2016

McBride Richard F. of Warminster, PA died Saturday, December 17, 2016. He was 66 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Dr. James D. and Florence G. (nee Rabb) McBride. Beloved husband of Eleanor S. (nee Wilson) McBride. Loving father of Sean R. McBride and his wife Jean Marie Steinman and Shannon E. McBride. Dear brother of Dr. Dennis E. McBride and James J. McBride. Family and friends...
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Roy M. Clayton, Jr.

December 16, 2016

Clayton Roy M. Jr., of Dresher passed away suddenly at the age of 81. He was the son of the late Roy Clayton, Sr., and Irma Clayton; loving husband of Elizabeth Ann (nee Blizard); beloved father of Judith C. Ehring (Jeffrey), Bonnie C. Kertland (David), Jill E. Adams (Steve), Melissa C. Budz (Matthew), Jeanne B. Shepherd (Andrew), Thomas S. (Jennifer), Abigail C. Harmon (James), and the late Roy...
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Edward G. Fitzgerald

December 4, 2016

FITZGERALD, EDWARD G., peacefully on December 4, 2016 after a brief illness. Survived by family he loved and who loved him: wife Virginia M. Duffy, sons Edward (Julie) and Stephen (Mazie), daughter Kelly Maxwell (Steve), grandsons Eddie, Ryan, John and Colin Fitzgerald, sister Joan Foy (Rod) and brother Michael Fitzgerald (Pati). Son of the late Edward G. Fitzgerald, Sr. and the late Rosemary ...
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John J. Bartley

November 11, 2016

John J. Bartley of Willow Grove died Friday, November 11, 2016 at The Landing at Willow Grove. He was born in Philadelphia in 1941 and grew up in the Germantown section of the city. He graduated from Northeast Catholic High School class of '58. After high school John worked at Richardson-Vicks until he was drafted into the Army. He ended his working career as a foreman with Proctor & Gamble. ...
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Ann Marie (DiNapoli) Crossan

November 6, 2016

Crossan Ann Marie (nee DiNapoli) 77 of Oreland passed away at home on November 6, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Laurence T. Crossan. Loving mother of Laurence T. Crossan, Jr. (Tom), Linda A. Crossan, Michael D. Crossan (Angela) and Kevin P. Crossan. Doting grandmother of Nicholas, Samuel and Mattisen. Dear brother of Ralph and Frank (Carol) DiNapoli. Ann was a...
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Gwendolyn G. "Gwen" (Drake) Jackson

October 31, 2016

JACKSON Gwendolyn G. "Gwen"(nee Drake), on Oct. 31,2016, age 87. Beloved wife for 68 years to William Stonewall Jackson, III, loving mother of William S. IV, Gary A., Arlene F., Harold N., and Joyce C. Jackson, dear sister of Doris Drake and the late Wilbur and Leslie Drake, sister-in-law of Doris B. Jackson, cherished grandmother and great grandmother to many. Gwen was a member of St....
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