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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.

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John F. Givnish


Our Obituaries

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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Carol Joyce Eisenhardt

February 14, 1946 - October 26, 2016

Carol Joyce Eisenhardt passed away peacefully at home on October 26, 2016, surrounded by lots of LOVE. Her soul has entered God's Kingdom and she is an angel in God's arms. We will be forever blessed and grateful to have had such a graceful, radiant, beautiful, and loving, best wife and best mom ever! She is survived by her husband Robert Daniel Eisenhardt and daughter Joy Danielle Eisenhardt....
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Joseph P. Wall

July 8, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Joseph P. Wall of Meadowbrook, formerly of Jenkintown, passed away at Holy Redeemer Hospital on October 26, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his beloved sister Margaret Merlini. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and nephews, friends and adopted families along with thousands of children around the world who escaped the clutches of an abortion clinic on...
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June B. Clifford

October 14, 2016

June B. Clifford 1922 - 2016 I've often said that I hit the parent lottery. It's true. While no one has had an ideal Norman Rockwell childhood (even Norman Rockwell!), mine came pretty close. Both my parents came from staunch working class families, and they both had strong characters and good values. Mom, for example, had ideals that I have come to realize were not typical for her generation...
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Sgt. (Re) Franklin R. Cassel

October 13, 2016

Cassel Sgt. (Re) Franklin R. passed away on October 13th, 2016 at the age of 83. He is the husband of Nancy (nee Pullen); father of Steven Cassel and Lt. Colonel (P) Carol Hayman (Brad); grandfather of Samantha, Brad Jr., Justin, Kyle, Chris, Ariel Green, Gabriella, Rene, and Zackary; and brother of Carol. Family and Friends are invited to Frank's Life Celebration at the Craft Givnish...
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Adar Foster

October 13, 2016

Baby Adar Foster On October 13th, 2016, surrounded by his loving mother Yulia (nee Tatchin), father Todd, and brothers Luke and Matthew. Relatives and friends are invited to Adar's Life Celebration Visitation on Wednesday 10/19 at the Craft-Givnish Life Celebration Home (1801 Old York Road, Abington 19001) from 6-7PM with a prayer service to follow at 7:15PM; interment private. To share...
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Jerzy "George" H. Zdzieborski

October 13, 2016

Zdzieborski Jerzy H. "George" passed away on October 13th, 2016 at the age of 93. He is the loving husband of Peggy (nee Hellier); beloved father of Krystyna Jacqueline Hopkinson; devoted grandfather of Krystyna (Peter) Newsham, Brett (Carla) Hopkinson, and Jacquelyn (Blair Weir) Hopkinson; and great grandfather to Lily Grace Hopkinson. George also is survived by other family members John H....
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John L. Raiguel

October 12, 2016

Raiguel John L. passed away on October 12th, 2016 at the age of 64. His was the husband of Jean (nee Larson); son of the late William Magee Raiguel and Josephine Raiguel; father of Jason (Katelyn) Raiguel, and Jarrett (Melissa) Raiguel; and brother of David and Jeanne. John was a member of Boy Scout Troop #577 and was an Eagle Scout. John loved fishing, kayaking, and boating. Family and...
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Richard E. Slaugenhoupt

October 12, 2016

Slaugenhoupt Richard E. of Willow Grove passed away on October 12th, 2016 at the age 85. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Jane; loving father of Amy Jo Carhart, and David Krebs Slaugenhoupt; loving grandfather to Bridget Helen Carhart, Daniel M. Carhart, Sarah Slaugenhoupt, and David Slaugenhoupt; and the caring brother of Major James W. Slaugenhoupt. Family and Friends are...
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Betty (Kroner) Fischer

October 8, 2016

FISCHER Betty (nee Kroner) of Hatboro, PA died Saturday October 8, 2016 at Abington Hospital, Abington, PA. She was 88 years old. Born in Roth, Germany to George and Gunda (nee Osmann) Kroner. Beloved wife of the late Richard T. Fischer. Loving mother of Edwin W. Fischer and his wife Leslie. Dear sister of Werner Kroner. Devoted grandmother to Andrea Fischer and Jennifer Benigno and great...
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Carol Hagedorn Nemec

September 27, 2016

Carol Hagedorn Nemec passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the age of 94. Born in 1922 in Collingswood, NJ, Carol was the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Ivan H. Hagedorn and wife of Dr. Joseph W. Nemec. She moved to Philadelphia with her family and later graduated from Olney High School in 1939. Carol is survived by 2 children, Joel (Norma) Nemec and Allyson (Todd) Nemec; and 7...
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Harriet E. Kemler

September 25, 2016

Kemler Harriet E. passed away on September 25th, 2016 at the age of 95. She was the loving wife to the late George W. Kemler; beloved mother of Lois Weigel, Richard Kemler, the late William, the late Robert, and the George, devoted grandmother to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family and Friends are invited to Harriet's Life Celebration on Tuesday September 27th from 7-9pm at...
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Mildred Longacre Beyer

September 19, 1922 - September 23, 2016

Beyer Mildred Longacre died September 23, 2016 at Southampton Estates. She was 94 years old. She was born in Philadelphia on September 19, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Alma (nee Zern) Longacre and the late David Longacre. She was the widow of the late William A. Hunsicker and William J. Beyer. She was predeceased by her sister Eleanor Cassel and her brothers David and John...
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Marie T. (Williams) Gebhardt

September 21, 2016

GEBHARDT Marie T. (nee Williams) died Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Manor Care, Huntingdon Valley, PA. She was 80 years old. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Gebhardt. Loving mother of Debra A. Klein (Kenneth J.), Herbert P. Gebhardt (April), Eric M. Gebhardt and Colleen M. Leister (Kenneth). Dear sister of Marion Mc Monagle, Marlene Mc Monagle, Marjorie Leabourne and Frances Decker. Also...
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Agnes A. Royer

September 20, 2016

Royer Agnes A., age 74, of Boothwyn, passed away on September 20, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Robert Royer. Loving mother of William J. O'Brien (Linda), James E. O'Brien (Susan) and Margaret M. Mooney (Stephen), Dear Grand mom /Mom Mom of 6. Sister of Edward Ammerman (Barbara), Eileen Ammerman (Judy Winters) and Margaret Thompson (Keith). Relatives and friends are invited to share in...
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Dorothy (Thomas) Granieri

September 12, 2016

GRANIERI Dorothy E. (nee Thomas) of Wyncote died Monday, September 12, 2016 at Phoebe Wyncote Nursing Home, Wyncote, PA. She was 86 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John R. and Kathryn (nee Cantlin) Thomas. Beloved wife of the late Alfred J. Granieri. Loving mother of Eileen J. Wharton and Glyn T. Granieri. Dear sister of Joyce Rupp and John Ronald Thomas. Devoted grandmother of ...
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Walter Graf

September 4, 2016

Walter Graf On September 4th, 2016 at the age of 95. Walter was the loving husband of Ethel (nee Newman) for many cherished years. Walter leaves behind a legacy of his three caring children; Gary (Janice), Joanne, and James (Nancy). Walter will always be remembered for his service in the US Navy and his career as an electrical engineer with the Naval Air Development Center. Relatives and...
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Joan E. Miller

September 1, 2016

MILLER Joan E. (nee Ringler) passed away on September 1st, 2016 at the age of 84. Joan was preceded in death by her loving husband Clair M. Miller of 56 years. Joan will always be remembered by her loving children Karen Herrmann and Stephen C. (Suzanne). Joan leaves behind an impressive legacy of her two grandchildren Karey Axten (Michael), and Wally Herrmann (Monica) as well as five great...
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Dorothy (Pickelis) Crosby

August 27, 2016

Crosby (nee Pickelis) Dorothy passed away at the age of 93 on August 27th, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late John Crosby; beloved mother of John "Jay" Crosby (Barb), and Gregory Crosby (Anne); devoted grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; and loving sister of Joan Ciccone. Family and Friends are invited to Dorothy's Life Celebration at St. Hillary of Poitier's Church,...
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Mabel R. (Lindenmuth) Mouat

August 25, 2016

Mouat, Mabel R. (nee Lindenmuth), passed away Thursday, August 25th, at the age of 106. Born in Philadelphia, Mabel married her loving husband, the late Donald E. Mouat, in 1937, and moved to Roslyn in 1938 where she spent the remainder of her life. She was an active member of the Faith Community Church of Roslyn. Preceded in death by her son Charles M. "Buddy", and her three siblings, Mabel...
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Charles Richard Berkenstock

August 24, 2016

Charles Richard Berkenstock, 81, of Huntingdon Valley, PA, passed away on August 24, 2016, after a courageous battle against cancer with the support of his dedicated family. Rick was the devoted husband of Helen Loretta (Visco) for 58 years, loving father to Rick (Jennifer), Bryan (Mary Lynn), Christine Yardley (Kevin) and Jennifer Suit (Ben), and doting grandfather to Sarah, Michelle and Adam...
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Robert M. Gennaro, Jr.

July 30, 2016

Robert M. Gennaro, Jr on July 30, 2016, age 87. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Gloria Anne (Biletsky) Gennaro. Loving father of Janet (John) Tower, Thomas (Julie), William (Suzanne), Susan (Edward) Buck and James. Dear grandfather of 12 great grandfather of 2. Predeceased by his brother Alfonso. Relatives and friends are invited to Robert's Life Celebration, Wednesday, August 3,...
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Peter E. Sojka

July 28, 2016

Peter E. Sojka, 71, of Philadelphia passed away on July 28, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Karen E. (Finney) Sojka. Loving father of Denise N. Schmidt (Robert), Erik P. Sojka (Maria Kligmann) and Alysse V. Huff (Raymond). Doting grandfather of Elizabeth, Sierra, Nathaniel and Timothy. Formerly from Trenton, N.J., he was the son of Peter and Rose (Yuncza). Peter was a physician who...
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Eli Chavez-Theiss

July 26, 2016

Eli Chavez-Theiss, age 8, of Flourtown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Abington Hospice, Warminster. He was born in Bel Air, MD, recently completed 2nd grade at Erdenheim Elementary and a member of Boy Scout Troop 173, the Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia, and an Alex's Lemonade Childhood Hero. He was the beloved son of Christian Chavez and Carrie Theiss...
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Paul F. Bothwell

July 17, 2016

Paul F. Bothwell, 75, passed away on July 17, 2016. Husband of Eleanor, brother of Robert, Donald (Linda), and John (Dawn). Memorial visitation Friday, 9am to 10am, at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 1500 Marian Rd., Abington. Mass 10am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to www.parkinson.org. CraftGivnish.com
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William H. Leber, Jr.

July 4, 2016

LEBER William H. Jr. of Philadelphia died Monday, July 4, 2016. Beloved husband of 62 years to Jeanette (nee Cummings) Leber. Loving father of William H. Leber, III (Beth) and Ronald C. Leber (Holly) Dear brother of Raymond C. Leber. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Bill's Life Celebration Wednesday, July 13, 2016 beginning 10...
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George L. Flower, Jr.

June 16, 2016

Flower – George L. Jr. Age 89 passed away on Thursday June 16, 2016 of Spring House Estates. Beloved Husband of the late Marcelene L. (nee Kostenbader) Flower. Loving Father of Richard G. Flower (Kathy) of Mt. Top, Pa. and Garry L. Flower (JoAnn) of Ambler. Grandfather of Matthew, Christopher, Todd, Karen and the late Nicholas Flower, Great-grandfather of 4, devoted friend of Ruth Zimmermann...
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Albert C. Bacher

June 10, 2016

Albert C. Bacher, of Huntingdon Valley passed away on June 10th, 2016 at the age of 64. Devoted husband to Gretchen for 36 years and caring brother to his sisters Carlyn Yerkes and Terry Gooden. Albert leaves behind a legacy of his loving children Donald Bryson (Amy), Todd Bryson (Ruby), Robin Landis (Keith), and Brian Bacher (Jillian) as well as nine adoring grandchildren. Albert will...
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Deborah J. McCaughey

June 9, 2016

McCaughey Deborah J., on June 9th, 2016 at the age of 46, surrounded by her family. Loving and devoted wife of Chris J. McCaughey for 24 years. Debbie was a wonderful mother and adored her three boys: Michael, David, and Matthew. Debbie will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to Deborah's Life Celebration Visitation on Wednesday 6/15 at Queen...
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Ariel and St. Leo Hines

June 8, 2016

Ariel and St. Leo Hines, of Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on June 8th, 2016. They are survived by their father Anthony Singleton; their grandparents Levi Hines and Pauline James; brother and sisters Chantel, Tony, Antonique, Tia, La Porsha, Shamica, and Tamila; their Aunts and Uncles William Hines, Howie Hines, Dwayne Bailey, Jessica and Shanika; many nieces and nephews; and the Medwid and...
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Joseph James Jordan

November 1, 1933 - June 7, 2016

Joseph James Jordan, 82, died at his home on June 7,2016. He was born November 1, 1933 in Philadelphia PA, a son of the late James and Rose Jordan. Through hard work (and a little luck of the Irish), Joe climbed to the rank of Business Agent with the International Association Of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 161, holding court after hours at the Gardendale Club...
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Joseph J. Seymour

May 20, 1942 - June 7, 2016

Joseph J. Seymour was born on May 20th, 1942, in Girardville, Pa to George and Gladys Seymour. He graduated from Preston Elementary, Butler Township High School, and then attended McCann School of Business where he graduated with an Associate's Degree. He also attended Penn State University and Montgomery County Community College. Joe worked for Standard Press Steel in Glenside from 1961 to...
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Cynthia M. Williams

June 2, 2016

Cynthia M. (Cindy) Williams, nee Blancuzzi, age 45, of Abington, PA, left this life after a 10 month battle with breast cancer. Beloved wife of Stephen C. Williams, devoted mother to Haleigh, age 16, and Jake, age 14, cherished daughter of Linda Bee (nee Knebels) and David Bee, loving sister to Joseph Blancuzzi III, Michael Bee, Amanda Bee, and David Q. Bee. Also survived by her father, Joseph...
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Margaret Wahl Orishimo

May 29, 2016

Orishimo (nee Wahl) Margaret passed away on May 29th, 2016 at the age of 82. She was the loving wife to Takeo "Franz"; beloved mother to Karl Franz Orishimo (Stefanie); and grandmother to Tyler and Isabella. Family and Friends are invited to Margaret's Life Celebration at the Gloria Dei Church, 570 Welsh Rd., Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 on Monday, June 6th. A memorial service will be held at...
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Vincent A. Carminati

September 24, 1920 - May 22, 2016

Vincent A. Carminati passed away the evening of May 22 nd , 2016, at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington Pennsylvania. He was born September 24 th , 1920, in South Philadelphia, to Gaetano and Francis (nee DiSoto) Carminati, the eighth of nine children. Vincent served in the United States Navy during World War II and worked at Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) for forty years. He married...
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Daniel Joseph Rhoads, Sr.

May 20, 2016

Rhoads- Daniel Joseph Sr. of Meadowbrook, Pa. & Avalon, NJ. Born February 8, 1937 in Philadelphia. Died Suddenly on May 20, 2016. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years Elizabeth Ann, known as Betty (nee Reynolds). Son of the late Samuel M. and Regina (McCusker) Rhoads of St. Helena's Parish in the Olney section of Philadelphia. Dan was the eighth of nine Children. Father of Daniel J. Rhoads...
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Mary Rose Schmidt

May 14, 2016

Mary Rose Schmidt, age 93, of Maple Glen, died Saturday, May 14,2016 at her home. She was born in Manchester, N.H., to Jose and Clutilde Santos. A faithful member of St. Alphosus Church in Maple Glen, Mary found God and Pope Paul to be influential in her life. She found great joy playing Bridge with her husband. They had huge Bridge parties at their home with multiple tables of other passionate...
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KATHRYN B. (Blee) Hannan

May 6, 2016

HANNAN, KATHRYN B. (nee Blee), 78, of Willow Grove, passed away on May 6, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Francis X. Hannan and is survived by her children; Kathryn Hannan Jones (Michael), Karen Shepherd (Michael), KellyAnne Musselman (David), and Kimberly Hannan (Thomas Stricker), and her sister, Mary Vassallo. She was the loving grandmother to 12, and great-grandmother to 10. ...
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CHRISTOPHER B. FINK

April 20, 2016

FINK, CHRISTOPHER B., of Willow Grove, on April 20, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of Carol J. (nee Marzzacco). Loving father of John (Holly), Michael (Lise), Robert (Figen), and Rebecca Gadd (Charles). Dear brother to Susan Casey; also survived by 7 grand-children. Relatives and friends are invited to Chris' Interment at Washington Crossing Nat'l. Cemetery (830 Highland Road, Newtown...
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ROBERT A. WILLIAMS

April 5, 2016

WILLIAMS, ROBERT A., on April 5, 2016, age 79. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Friedman), loving father of Teri A. (David) McArdle, Robert A. (Elisabeth) Williams, Jr., and Christine (George) Hagan, step father of Steven, Karen and Larry Amelang, cherished "Pop-pop" of James R. and Emily M. Hagan, Patrick J. and Caitlyn M. McArdle. Family and friends are invited to Bob's Life Celebration...
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MERCEDES (RUEDA) BARRACLOUGH

March 29, 2016

BARRACLOUGH, MERCEDES (Rueda), 105, of Elkins Park, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2016. Wife of the late Wallace and sister of the late Salvadore, Ardriano, Pedro, Miguel, Aurelio, Maria, Erminia and Diana. She is survived by 2 nieces and many great nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to Mercedes' Life Celebration on Tuesday, April 5, from 10 to 11 A.M., and to her...
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HILDA M. (FEIERTAG) BUTTERFIELD

March 3, 2016

BUTTERFIELD, HILDA M. (Feiertag), 89, of Roslyn, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2016. Hilda was the loving wife of the late Milton Butterfield. She leaves behind a multitude of extended family and friends. Hilda was a strong independent woman who was loyal to those that she loved. Her passion was gardening and tending to her vegetables. Relatives and friends are invited to Hilda's Life...
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Nickita P. "Nick" Krivorchuk, Jr.

May 21, 1937 - June 26, 2014

Nickita P. "Nick" Krivorchuk, Jr. passed away peacefully after a long illness surrounded by his loving family on June 26, 2014, at age 77. Born May 21, 1937 in Philadelphia, he was the son of Elizabeth (Drache) and Nickita P. Krivorchuk, who passed away while Nick was very young. Having no other relatives, Nick was raised by a former teacher, Mimi, and her husband Sam Freas. He is survived by...
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William Bevier Devoe

June 11, 2014

William Bevier Devoe, 91, of Oxford, PA, passed away at his home on Wednesday morning, June 11th. Born in Yonkers, NY, he was the son of the late Albert E. and Catherine Harding Devoe. Bill was the husband of the late Helga Haid Devoe, who passed away in April of 2007. A sales representative, he had worked as an independent contractor in the nuclear power generation field. He was a 1949...
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Shirley Dieterle Mosk

June 6, 2014

Shirley Dieterle Mosk, 79, of Glenside, went home to be with the Lord on June 16, 2014. She was a long time member of the Glenside Bible Church, and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmom, and a friend to all animals. Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert Mosk, to whom she was married for 60 years, her children: Suzanne Gerhard (Bud), Bob, Douglas (Susan), and Glenn (Jody), her grandchildren...
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Ralph I. Stewart

June 6, 2014

Ralph I. Stewart Jr, 70, of Abington, died June 6, 2014. He was a retired Philadelphia Firefighter, a Viet Nam veteran, and an employee of the Abington School District. Ralph is survived by his wife Peggy, his children: Ralph, James (Tracey), and Scott (Maria), his grandchildren, Jason and Matthew, 3 brothers, 1 sister, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please send donations in...
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Najla T. Naegele

June 4, 2014

Najla T. Naegele peacefully died on June 4, 2014 at home with her family by her side. She was 96 years old. Born in Rochester, N.Y. to the late Katie Malouf Totah and Asa Totah, she was a resident of Bucks County for the last 23 years. Mrs. Naegele earned her normal school degree from Geneseo Normal School (SUNY at Geneseo) and her Bachelor's degree in Education from Buffalo State...
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Richard P. Hurlebaus

June 4, 2014

Richard P. Hurlebaus, 89, of Warminster, passed away on June 4, 2014. He served as a Lieutenant with the U.S. Navy during WWII. He received a Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, was a Metallurgical Engineer with the Budd Company, and a certified tennis instructor and coach at Lower Moreland High School. Richard is survived by his wife Marilyn, was predeceased by his first...
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Ruth A. Collins

June 4, 2014

Collins Ruth A. age 64 of Philadelphia on June 4, 2014 Beloved sister of Roy Collins and the late Joan C. Yochim. Family and friends are invited to Ruth's Graveside Service, 11AM, Saturday, June 7th at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Rd., Abington, PA. To share your fondest memories of Ruth, please visit www.lifecelebration.com. Life Celebration services provided by Craft/Givnish of...
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Eleanor Young

May 14, 2014

Eleanor Young, 89, passed away on May 14, 2014. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska and resided in Roslyn, PA for the past 65 years. She was a long time employee of K-Mart in Willow Grove. She was predeceased by her husband of 42 years, Allan F. Young, her son, Allan 'Skip' Young (Ruth), and her brothers: George Jr., Danny, Harry, and Jim Skudler. She is survived by her children: Ron (Anne),...
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Francis X. Hannan

May 13, 2014

Hannan Francis X. of Willow Grove, passed away at the age of 80 on May 13th. Loving husband to Kathryn Hannan. Loving father to Kathryn Hannan Jones (Michael), Karen (Michael) Shepherd, KellyAnne (David) Musselman, and Kimberly Hannan (Thomas Stricker). Loving brother to John Hannan and Margaret Foy. Loving grandfather to 12, and great grandfather to 10. Family and Friends are invited to...
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Robert G. "Bob" Pierce

May 6, 2014

Robert G. "Bob" Pierce, of Roslyn, passed away on May 6, 2014, at the age of 66. He is survived by his wife, Elaine S. (nee Kipp); his children, Amy Card (Mike), Sam Pierce (Susan), Amanda Doman (John) and Shannon Pierce; his grandchildren, Mike, Amanda, Carrie and Ellie; and his great-grandchildren, Miles and Audrey. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War...
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Judith H. (nee Hanna) Keene

April 22, 2014

KEENE Judith H. (nee Hanna), on April 22, 2014, at the age of 76. Beloved wife of the late Derek Keene and the late Robert Bates, Jr.; loving mother of Heather (David), Timothy (Margaret), Wendy and Jennifer (Steve); companion of Don Leypoldt, Sr.; dear sister of Nancy Cutshall. Also survived by her 9 grandchildren and 4 step-children. Relatives and friends are invited to Judy's Memorial...
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Nancy J. Schmidt

April 14, 2014

Schmidt Nancy J., age 80, of Dresher, PA on April 14, 2014 Beloved wife of Frederick J., Jr. and loving mother of Donna L. Schmidt, David F. (Jennifer) & Ronald J. (Michelle). Dear sister of Dorothy M. Krewson and the late Arthur O. Ketels & Eleanor M. Daniels. Devoted grandmother of Alec & Alena. Family and friends are invited to Nancy's Life Celebration, from 1-2PM, Tues April 22nd at the...
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Mary E. (Leahy) Crandall

April 13, 2014

Crandall Mary E. Crandall, (Leahy), 79, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Germantown, Philadelphia to Thomas and Barbara Leahy (Casey), wife of the late Jesse C. Crandall. Mary is one of five siblings, the late Thomas Leahy and Barbara Lahiff; survived by Martin Leahy and Frances Basmajian. Also survived by her three children and their spouses;...
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Charles Kwok

April 9, 2014

Rev. Charles Kwok, born Feb 6, 1933 in Chaozhou (潮州), China, was second among eight brothers and sisters. At the age of 18, he escaped to Hong Kong at the bidding of his father, who was soon executed due to his Christian beliefs and his property confiscated by the Chinese Communist Party. While in Hong Kong, Pastor Kwok continued to financially support his mother and siblings back in China. ...
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Charles King-Wai Kwok

April 9, 2014

Kwok Reverend Charles King-Wai, on April 9, 2014, age 81 of Warrington. Beloved husband of Lily, Loving father of Moody Kwok (Julie) and Charlene Lam (Chris), Dear "Gong-Gong." of Hannah and Justina Lam and "Yeh-Yeh," of Kevin, Connor and Colin Kwok. Also surviving are 2 sisters and 1 brother. Relatives and friends are invited to share in Rev. Kwok's Life Celebration Wednesday, April 23rd...
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Alma D. Gottlieb

December 24, 1927 - April 9, 2014

Gottlieb Alma D. Gottlieb (nee Davis), age 86, formerly of Willow Grove, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in her residence at Gloria Dei Luther Park in Hatboro. Born in Strafford, December 24, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Lucien E. Davis and Carrie (Beal) Davis. Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Gottlieb Jr. she is survived by her children Linda Williams (J. Scot), Beverly...
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Helen M. (nee Gosnell) Caldwell

March 30, 2014

Caldwell Helen M. Caldwell (nee Gosnell) of Abington, PA passed away, surrounded by her family, at her home on March 30, 2014. She was 91 years old. Helen was the wife of the late Gilbert P. Caldwell and is survived by her children Susan Caldwell and Steven Caldwell (Maria) and her grandchildren Alex, Caitlin and Emily. Helen lived in Martinsburg, working at both Berkeley Upholstery and...
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Carmela R. "Carmel" (nee Romano) Bane

March 20, 2014

Bane Carmela R., "Carmel" (nee Romano), on March 20, 2014. Devoted mother of "Her Blessings"; Michael (Erica), Kevin, Cody and Cory, loving daughter of Anthony Romano, Sr. and Jeanette (nee Baratelli), cherished sister of Anthony Romano, Jr. Family and friends are invited to Carmel's Life Celebration Sunday 6-8:30pm and Monday 9-10am from St. John of The Cross, 2741 Woodland Road, Roslyn, PA....
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Barbara H. "Sis" (nee Neely) Goodell

March 5, 2014

Goodell Barbara H. "Sis" (nee Neely) on Wed. March 5, 2014 of Elkins Park. Beloved Wife of the late Robert L. Goodell. Loving Mother of Richard S. Goodell, Susan L. O'Hare and Diane C. McCormick. Also sadly missed by her grandchildren Brittny, Cameron, Delany, Kevin, and Jessica and her special companion 'MAGGIE". Sister of Jean Schumann, Patricia Sokel, Robert Neely, and the late Dorothy...
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