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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

Paul Zappala

November 30, 1933 - January 14, 2019

Paul Zappala of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Monday January 14, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 85 years old. Born November 30, 1933 in Catania, Sicily, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Rosa (nee Cavallaro) Zappala, and the beloved husband of Anna (nee Savoca) Zappala with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Paul served in the Italian Military...
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Elizabeth Rose "Betty" Hammond

January 12, 2019

Elizabeth Rose "Betty" Hammond passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 12, 2019 at age 89. Born in Norristown, Betty was the daughter of Eleanor (Greco) and Michael Bono. Betty graduated from Norristown High School in 1947 and went onto work as a secretary for several years before devoting herself and many talents to caring for her family. She resided in Plymouth Meeting...
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Helen T. O'Neill

January 11, 2019

Helen T. O'Neill passed away peacefully on January 11, 2019 at age 92. She was the beloved wife of Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. who passed away in 1986. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Eleanor (O'Leary) and Thomas O'Malley. Helen was the loving mother and will be greatly missed by her surviving children Thomas P. O'Neill 3rd (deceased), Eileen Mashintonio, Naples FL, Gerald O'Neill,...
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June R. Scheirer

January 11, 2019

June R. Scheirer passed away peacefully on January 11, 2019 at age 81. Born to Catherine (Saxon) and Thomas Zummo. She resided in East Norriton with her beloved husband Harold K. Scheirer. June was the loving mother of Debbie Kratz (Dean), Chuck Scheirer, and Steven Scheirer, dear grandmother of Pam Wells (Wayne), Megan Alderfer (Brian), Lauren Schultz (Jeff), Jake Kratz (Mary), Joshua, Brian,...
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Ronald G. "Ronnie" Greenwell

October 8, 1947 - January 10, 2019

Ronald G. "Ronnie" Greenwell, of Collegeville and Roxborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 10, 2019 with family by his side. He was 71 years old. Born on October 8, 1947 in Philadelphia to the late Henry "Tex" Greenwell and Doris (nee Baldwin). Ron was the beloved husband of the late Karen (nee Bloguszewski). Married for 43 years, Karen passed away just a short 9 months ago....
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Mary Ann (Civitello) DiCarlo

November 6, 1925 - January 9, 2019

Mary Ann (Civitello) DiCarlo, age 93, died at home on Wednesday, January 9th surrounded by her large and loving family. She was born in Mill Lane (Malvern) on November 6, 1925, daughter of Domenic and Angela (Bianco) Civitello. She attended Norristown schools and shared 70 joyful years of marriage with her husband, John who passed away in 2017. Together they raised 7 children. In addition to...
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John J. Loughlin

January 6, 2019

John J. Loughlin passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 6, 2019 at age 82. Born in Philadelphia, John was the son of Mary A. (Young) and Matthew F. Loughlin. He resided in Trappe with his beloved wife of 22 years, Catharine "Cas" (News) Loughlin. John was the step-father of the late Joe Croce (Kathy), Cindy Dunn (Jack) and Mark Croce (Kathy). He was the cherished...
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Donald R. Fargo

July 30, 1927 - December 31, 2018

Donald R. Fargo, Sr. of Pottstown, and a former long time resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Monday December 31, surrounded by his loving family. He was 91 years old. Born July 30, 1927 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Charles and Lillian (nee Knott) Fargo and the beloved husband of Marie (nee Martino)" Fargo with whom he shared 25 years of marriage, and the late Marion ...
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Ravi Kant Kalra

October 29, 1945 - December 28, 2018

Ravi Kant Kalra passed away suddenly on December 28, 2018 at age 73. Born in New Delhi, India, Ravi moved to the U.S at age 25. He resided in Pottstown with his beloved wife, Rev. Dorothea J. Kalra. Relatives and friends are invited to Ravi's Life Celebration at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 W. Germantown Pike on Saturday, January 5, 2019 beginning at 9 am. Ravi's Funeral Service...
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Robert Henry Sauder

February 9, 1928 - December 28, 2018

Robert Henry Sauder of East Norriton passed away peacefully with his family by his side on December 26, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on February 9, 1928, Robert was the son of the late Irvin L. and Marian (nee Pinkus) Sauder. Bob is the loving brother of Elizabeth "Betty" Rose LeCompte (the late George), Joseph David Sauder (the late Barbara), and Richard William Sauder (Frances), loving uncle...
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Charles Leeroy Sheldon

December 26, 2018

Charles Leeroy Sheldon, 78, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2018, surrounded by his family. Born in Norristown on December 1, 1940, he was the son of the late Alton and Eleanor Sheldon. Charles was very devoted to his faith, attending masses regularly at Visitation BVM. In his younger years, he was a talented musician, and played many instruments. He was also an avid Philadelphia sports...
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Jeanne Palmer Griffiths

December 25, 2018

Jeanne Palmer Griffiths of Blue Bell passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family at the age of 87. Born in New Haven, Connecticut on August 7, 1931, she was the daughter of Amy (Waters) and Herbert Palmer. Jeanne raised her family in Guilford, CT for many years before moving to Hobe Sound, FL in 1993. In 2012, her and her husband Charles moved to Blue Bell, PA. She enjoyed many...
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Marylou Bruno

June 6, 1942 - December 22, 2018

Marylou Bruno, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 22, 2018. Born in Norristown on June 6, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Mary L. (nee Bartholomeo) and William T. Denner. Marylou enjoyed spending time at her beach house in Avalon, spending time with her friends at Douglass Village, but most importantly, her family came before everything else. She loved...
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David Brinker Moyer

September 26, 1948 - December 21, 2018

Moo Moyer / David Brinker Moyer, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Friday December 21, 2018. He was 70 years old. Born September 26, 1948 in Norristown, he was the son of the late William Moyer and Gladys B Moyer Treisbach (nee Brinker ), Herbie Treisbach and the beloved wife of Cynthia A. (nee Boyle) Moyer with whom he shared 35 years of marriage. Moo Moyer was an amazing kind hearted...
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Bryan K. Santry

December 17, 2018

Bryan K. Santry passed away suddenly on December 17, 2018 at age 31. Born in Phoenixville, Bryan was the loving son of Marlene Santry (Cianciulli) and the late Kevin B. Santry. Bryan was also the beloved brother of Zachary D. Santry and cherished grandson of Marie Cianciulli. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Bryan was a wonderful young man with a kind and generous...
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Heather Michelle Woodward

September 16, 1979 - December 16, 2018

Heather Michelle Woodward, 39 of Phoenixville passed away suddenly on December 16, 2018. Born September 16, 1979, Heather was the devoted mother of Vethan Fronheiser and Khema Woodward, loving daughter of Douglas L. Woodward, Jr. and Suzanne Woodward (nee DeSanto), granddaughter of Carmella DeSanto and June Woodward the late Carmen DeSanto and the late Douglas L. Woodward Sr., niece of Sherri...
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Miles E. Weidman

December 15, 2018

Miles E. Weidman of Phoenixville passed away on December 15, 2018 at age 90. Born in Norristown, Miles was the son of Sarah (Brown) and Geoffrey Weidman. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to the late Doris (Yocum) Weidman. Miles was the loving father of Gary (Ronnie) Weidman, Cheryl (Douglas) Emerson, Karen (Curtis) Kramer and Barbara (Ralph) Manjardi. He was the cherished grandfather of...
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Beatrice D. Bobst

December 15, 2018

Beatrice D. Bobst of West Norriton passed away peacefully on December 15, 2018 at age 88. Born in Coaldale, PA, Beatrice was the daughter of Mary (Kertavage) and Bernard Palaskey. She was the beloved wife for almost 60 years to Torrence "Newt" Bobst, Jr., who passed away in 2008. Beatrice was the loving mother of Karen Shultz (Harry), their son Frank Shultz (Christine), Robert Bobst (Kathleen...
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Kathleen D. Bucci

December 12, 2018

Kathleen D. Bucci of Coatesville, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 12, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on March 31, 1939 Kathleen was the loving daughter to the late Baldassare "Tom" and Concetta Fama (nee Ricci). Upon completion of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Kathleen went on to marry the love of her life Edmund Bucci and their...
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Leona M. "Lee" DiRenzo

December 11, 2018

Leona M. "Lee" DiRenzo of Lansdale passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 11, 2018 at age 94. Born in Shenandoah, PA, Leona was the daughter of Victoria (Opiela) and Frank Moczulski. She was the beloved wife of 69 years to John P. DiRenzo who passed away in 2011. They raised their family in East Norriton. Leona was the loving mother of John F. DiRenzo and his wife...
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Harry Banks French

December 7, 2018

Harry Banks French of Gladwyne, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2018 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Born in Philadelphia on February 16, 1926, Harry was the son of the late James Graham and Lenore duPruney French (nee Roussel). Harry and Phyllis French (nee McLean) were married 64 years. He was the dedicated father to Chip French (Alison Phillips), Pamela French, MD (Lyn Kratz), William...
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William Grover Michel, Jr.

August 31, 1930 - December 6, 2018

William Grover Michel, Jr. of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Thursday December 6, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old. Born August 31, 1930 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William Grover, Sr. and Gerturde (nee Lampe) and the beloved husband of Joan (nee Schwader) Michel with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army. He...
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Myrtle Eleanor Kulpa

December 5, 2018

Myrtle Eleanor Kulpa of Douglassville passed away peacefully with her family by her side on December 5, 2018. Born in Jackson Township, PA on November 26, 1939, Myrtle was the loving daughter of the late Ralph and Florence Smith (nee Clark). Myrtle was a kind hearted woman who will be remembered for her quiet gentle nature. She was the dear mother to the late Kathy Lynn Smith, Michelle Lynn...
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Horace B. Firth, Jr.

December 4, 2018

Horace B. Firth Jr. of Blue Bell and a former resident of Norristown passed away on Tuesday December 4, 2018. He was 93 years old. Born on September 24, 1925 in Norristown, he was the oldest son of the late Horace B. and Henrietta Firth (nee Antes). Horace Firth Jr. was the beloved husband of the late Ethel Emma (nee Buler) with whom he shared 31years of marriage and then the late Caroline ...
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David-Jose "DJ" Peryer

December 4, 2018

David-Jose Peryer "DJ" passed away peacefully at home on December 4th. 2018 Born in Clarendon, Jamaica on April 30, 1943, he was the son of the late Inez and George Peryer. He was an engineer for Unisys for many years. Golf and music were his passion, he was very active in charities, especially the ELS for Autism. 

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David C. Given

November 28, 2018

David C. Given passed away suddenly after attending his mother's funeral on November 28, 2018 at age 70. Born in Norristown, David was the son of Elizabeth (Steinbach) and David M. Given. He was a long time resident of Plymouth Meeting. David was the loving father of Marisa Given and Anthony (or Tony?) Given. He was the cherished grandfather of London and brother to Margaret Given and the late...
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Maryann Marchese

May 12, 1941 - November 27, 2018

Maryann Marchese passed away with her family by her side on November 27, 2018 at age 77. Born May 12, 1941 in West Conshohocken, Maryann was the daughter of Mary Eva (Lukaszewicz) and Alexander Zadroga. Maryann lived in West Conshohocken with her beloved husband of 57 years, Pasquale "Pat" Marchese. Maryann was the loving mother of Trish Taormina (Frank) and David J. Marchese (Mary). She was...
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Donald W. Entenman

May 20, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Donald W. Entenman, of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Sunday November 25, 2018. Don was born May 20, 1946, and was the son of the late William V. and Margaret k (nee DeHaven) Entenman . Don is survived by his sister Marie Entenman, and his brother Jerry Entenman, nephew Eric Entenman, and niece's Karen Harris, Michelle Entenman and Sister-in- Law Barbara Entenman and 5 Great Nephews....
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Elizabeth T. Given

February 20, 1926 - November 23, 2018

Elizabeth T. Given passed away peacefully on November 23, 2018 at age 92. Born Feb. 20, 1926 in Bridgeport, Elizabeth was the daughter of Ida Mae (Daffin) and Charles Steinbach. She resided in Plymouth Meeting with her beloved husband, David M. Given who passed away in 1990. Elizabeth was the loving mother of David Given, Margaret Given and the late Carol Given. She was the cherished...
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Elaine M. Aissaoui

November 22, 2018

Elaine M. Aissaoui of Trappe, PA passed away on November 22, 2018 at age 71. Born in Norristown, Elaine was the daughter of Helen Jaruszewicz and John Stepanick. Elaine was the loving and giving mother of Bryan Nicoloso, wife Courtney and Daryl Nicoloso, wife Jody. She was also the sister of Charles Stepanick, wife Mary Anne. Elaine owned a flower shop for many years and had a beautiful...
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Marguerite "Peg" Anne Sacks (Markland)

November 22, 2018

Marguerite "Peg" Anne Sacks (Markland) passed away peacefully on November 22, 2018 at Regina Nursing Center at the age of 85. She was the daughter of Anne and Leander Markland. Peg graduated from Upper Merion High School class of 1950. She was the secretary of her senior class and editor of the yearbook. Peg was proud to have maintained her close friends from high school throughout her lifetime....
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Steven John Davidson, Sr.

December 12, 1959 - November 21, 2018

Steven John Davidson, Sr., died suddenly on November 21, 2018 with his wife and family by his side. Born December 12, 1959, he is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer Lee, son, Steven John, Jr., daughter, Victoria Lynn, and grandson, Bryce John; 4 stepchildren, 5 grandchildren, brother, Philip John and wife Lisa Ann Davidson. A successful businessman and community leader, Steve was a...
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Alice Marie Carter

November 10, 1929 - November 20, 2018

Alice Marie Carter, age 89, of Norristown, Pennsylvania peacefully ascended to our Lord on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on November 10, 1929 as the only daughter to John J and Helen (Shadel) Carlin. She earned her nursing degree from St. Mary's Hospital and Nursing School and became a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army between 1950 and 1952. She...
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Richard Wayne Carroll

November 19, 2018

Richard Wayne Carroll, age 60, passed away at his home on Monday, November 19, 2018. He was born in Topeka, KS on June 10, 1958 to William Verne Carroll and Ruth Marie (Hall) Carroll. He worked for the US Postal Service for 30 years as a mail processing clerk and then retired as a mail carrier. Many of you will remember him wearing his postal shorts in all sorts of crazy weather! He loved...
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Michael P. Glowacki

December 23, 1969 - November 19, 2018

Michael P. Glowacki, of Wyoming County and formerly from Plymouth Meeting, passed away suddenly on Monday November 19, 2018. He was 48 years old. Born December 23, 1969 in Wilkesbarre, PA, he was the son of V. Stephen and Donna (nee Temperine) Glowacki. Mike was a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, Class of 1989. He worked for Penn DOT for many years. Mike loved all Philadelphia...
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Rose E. (nee Radatta) Donofrio

April 4, 1927 - November 19, 2018

Rose E. Donofrio (nee Radatta) of Norristown, Pa, passed away peacefully on Monday November 19, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones and a heavenly host of angels. She was 91 years old. She was born on April 4th, 1927 in Norristown, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Nicola and Eva Livia (Pellicciotta) Radatta, and the beloved wife of the late Frank C. Donofrio with whom she shared 50 years of...
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Angeline G. Bontempo

October 25, 1930 - November 19, 2018

Angeline G. Bontempo of Norristown then Blue Bell passed away peacefully with her family by her side on November 19, 2018. Angeline was born on October 25, 1930 in Conshohocken to the late Florindo and Mary Stipa (nee Bendict). Angie married, Joe, the love of her life and their family blossomed. She was a dedicated wife of 65 years and adoring mother to Paulette Bontempo and Robert "Butch"...
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Myrtle E. Johnson

June 16, 1931 - November 17, 2018

Myrtle E. Johnson, 87, of Shannondell, Audubon PA passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer's surrounded by her family on November 17, 2018. Born June 16, 1931 to George and Katherine Mayhew of Kinkora, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Married to Allan B. Johnson on October 8, 1954 in Quincy, Mass. Myrtle was a college graduate of Prince of Wales Business College at Charlottetown, PEI. ...
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Clara Elizabeth (nee Hallman) Barron

July 28, 2018 - November 16, 2018

Clara Elizabeth Barron (nee Hallman) passed away peacefully on November 16, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Norristown on July 28, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Elsie S. (nee Landes) and Ephraim M. Hallman. She graduated from Norristown High School in 1943. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Eastern Star Sorority, and spent 53 years...
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Claire M. Mulligan

October 4, 1932 - November 15, 2018

Claire M. Mulligan of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 15, 2018, at Park House Providence Point in Royersford. She was 86 years old. Born October 4, 1932 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Leo C. and Mary M. (nee Butler). Claire is survived by her brother Joseph Mulligan and his wife Theresa and her sister Margaret Souder along with many nieces and nephews....
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Lawrence P. Nuskey

June 21, 1935 - November 15, 2018

Lawrence P. Nuskey peacefully passed away on the evening of November 15th, 2018 while surrounded by loved ones, at the age of 83. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 21st, 1935, Larry was the son of Margaret (Antal) and Lawrence J. Nuskey Sr. - He resided in Birdsboro, PA (previously of Norristown) with his beloved wife, Elaine (Pierce) Nuskey, who passed away in 1999. Larry was the loving...
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Daniel James Kelchner

December 22, 1965 - November 14, 2018

Daniel James Kelchner, of Phoenixville, passed away suddenly on Wednesday November 14, 2018. He was 52 years old. Born December 22, 1965 in Norristown, he was the son of William and Nancy (nee Haug) Kelchner, and the beloved husband, soul mate and best friend of Jennifer (nee Machon) Kelchner, with whom he shared 23 years of marriage. Dan was a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School,...
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Anthony Angelo

November 12, 2018

Anthony Angelo of Blue Bell passed away peacefully on November 12, 2018 at age 95. Born in Boston, MA, Anthony was the son of Leonarda (La Grassa) and Nicolo Angelo. Anthony shared 64 years of marriage with his beloved wife Angelina "Lee" Angelo who passed away in 2010. Anthony was the loving father of Nora Schwartz (Alex) and Nicholas Angelo (Lynn). He was the cherished grandfather of...
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Dorothy M. Campanini

November 12, 2018

Dorothy M. Campanini passed away peacefully on November 12, 2018 at age 88. Born in East Norriton, Dorothy was the daughter of Gertrude (Benhke) and Zerah Ward. She resided in Plymouth Meeting with her beloved husband, the late Joseph A. Campanini who passed away in 1991. Dorothy was the loving mother of Sandra Geiger (John), Joseph Campanini (Meg) and Dodie Campanini Sclafani. She was the...
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Barbara Ann Verrichia

June 4, 1940 - November 10, 2018

Barbara Ann (Miluzzo) Verrichia, 78 of Roxborough, PA passed away on November 10, 2018. Barbara was born on June 4, 1940 in the Bronx, NY. She was the daughter of Natalie (DeFiore) and Salvatore Miluzzo. She was predeceased by her husband, Bobby Verrichia and her brother, Salvatore Miluzzo earlier this year. Barbara was the loving mother of Michele Galanti (Andrew), Tina Brown (Mark), and Nicole...
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Helen Jane (nee Canning) Koons

March 11, 1930 - November 10, 2018

Helen Jane Koons (nee Canning), born March 11, 1930 to William Weir Canning and Manda Marie Ziegler Canning of Cedars, slipped through the veil on the morning of Saturday, November 10th at Parkhouse Nursing Facility in Royersford. Helen was the wife of the late Paul Raymond Koons who passed away in 2017. Nan, as she like to be called by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, departed after...
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Sharon Fennell

January 10, 1954 - November 9, 2018

Sharon Fennell passed away peacefully on November 9, 2018 at the age of 64. Born in Norristown on January 10, 1954, she was the daughter of Josephine (Dimino) and the late John McFadden Sr. Sharon graduated in the class of 1971 from Bishop Kenrick High School. She went on to work in medical billing for 39 years. She resided in Norristown with her beloved husband of 35 years, Mark Fennell, Sr....
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Gail Elaine (nee McGuigan) Beyer

August 5, 1947 - November 6, 2018

Gail Elaine Beyer (nee McGuigan) of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday November 6, 2018. She was 71 years old. Born August 5, 1947 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. and Dorothy E. (nee Foster) McGuigan. Gail retired from the American Baptist Convention, and also worked at Kohl's Department Store and A.D. P. Gail is survived by her brother Barry McGuigan ...
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Josephine Mary Lester

January 12, 1927 - November 3, 2018

Josephine Mary Lester passed away peacefully on November 3, 2018 with her family by her side. Born in Bridgeport on January, 12, 1927, Josephine was the loving daughter to the late William and Mary Clayboss (Szevevish). Josephine was the devoted mother to Edward J. Lester, Jr. (Mary Jo), the late Carol Ann Scampton (the late Richard), Robert Lester (Barbara), the late Christopher (Theresa...
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Roger G. Lauderback

November 2, 2018

Roger G. Lauderback passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 at age 72. Born in South Philadelphia on December 21, 1945, Roger was the son of Gladys M. (Yocum) & George Lauderback. He resided in King of Prussia with the love of his life, his "bujee" Teresa "Rose" (Lamanna) Kenny. Roger is survived by Rose's son John, daughter Lindsay and step-son Eric (Jessica) and his brother George...
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Alan M. "Al" Woodie

November 1, 2018

Alan M. "Al" Woodie passed away peacefully on November 1, 2018 at age 84. Born in Conshohocken on May 7, 1934, Alan was the son of Ellen (Benner) and Monroe Woodie. He resided in West Norriton with his beloved wife of 62 years, Martha R. (Forgione) Woodie. Al was the loving father of David K. Woodie (Barbara), Michael A. Woodie (Suzanne) and Susan A. Huskey (Stan). He was the cherished...
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John Joseph Leonard

September 25, 1950 - October 30, 2018

John Joseph Leonard, 68 of Pottstown passed away suddenly on October 30, 2018. Born in Norristown on September 25, 1950, John is the son of the late Joseph and Rose Leonard (nee Gallo). Upon graduating Upper Merion High School in 1969, John dedicated many years of service as a deputy sheriff with Montgomery County and as a patrolman with West Conshohocken Police Department. He later went on...
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Helen B. (nee Bernardyn) Shekalis

January 22, 1937 - October 30, 2018

Helen B. Shekalis (nee Bernardyn) of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 30, 2018, with her family by her side. Born January 22, 1937 in Mahanoy City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Kathryn (nee Bojarski) Bernardyn, and the beloved wife of the late Albert Shekalis. Helen enjoyed cooking and baking as well as entertaining for the holidays. She enjoyed...
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Margaret Reasoner

October 25, 2018

Margaret Reasoner (nee Morrison), of Philadelphia, passed away into God's loving care on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at home. She was 95 years old. "Marge" as she affectionately was known by her family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on July 14, 1923 to the late Harry and Mary (nee McCloy) Morrison. She was the wife to the late Carl H. Schnauffer who passed away in 1968 and also the late...
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Richard C. "Dick" Smith

March 15, 1933 - October 23, 2018

Richard C. Smith "Dick" of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 23, 2018. He was 85 years old. Born March 15, 1933 in Allentown, PA, he was the son of the late Frederick and Bessie (nee Clader) Smith and the beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Lupowitz) Samuels Smith. Dick graduated from Allentown High School in 1951 and from Lehigh University in 1955. Lehigh remained an important...
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Joseph E. O'Donnell

January 23, 1928 - October 22, 2018

Joseph E. O'Donnell of Norristown passed away peacefully on October 22, 2018 at the age of 90. Born in Philadelphia on January 23, 1928, he was the son of the late Florence and Harry O'Donnell. He graduated from Frankford High School and played varsity football while attending. He proudly served our country in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War. Joe loved boating and docked some...
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Mark Charles Saxon

April 12, 1969 - October 21, 2018

Mark Charles Saxon of West Norriton passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 21, 2018. Born in Norristown on April 12, 1969 to Joseph and Kathleen Saxon (nee Kelly). Mark was the devoted husband of 10 years to the love of his life Robin (nee Jackson), loving brother to Joseph (Cathy Sullivan), Michael (Theresa Bullen), Brian (Nicole Angelini), dear brother-in-law to Donna...
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Robert Lee Caperila

February 12, 1930 - October 21, 2018

Robert Lee Caperila, of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday October 21, 2018. He was 88 years old. Born February 12, 1930 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna (nee Pigeon) Caperila and the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Pachella) with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Bob was a graduate of Norristown Area High School Class of 1949. He was an...
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Robert F. "Bobby" Henning, Jr.

October 20, 2018

Robert F. Henning Jr, "Bobby", of Norristown, PA has crossed over into the next life. Bobby lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on Saturday, October 20th surrounded by many of his loved ones. He was just 51 years old and will be missed terribly. Bobby graduated from Bishop Kenrick High School, class of 1985. Throughout his life, Bobby worked as a truck driver, welder, fence builder,...
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George R. Cloud

October 19, 2018

George R. Cloud passed away on October 19, 2018 at age 71. Born in Norristown, George was the son of the late Mary (Greger) and Russell Cloud. He resided at the Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City. He was the loving husband of 28 years to Mary (Baldassano) Cloud. George is survived by his sister, Lisa Derfler. He was the loving step-father of Stephanie German (Ken) and Joseph Matonak...
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Sarah J. (nee Prizer) Monaghan

March 29, 1932 - October 18, 2018

Sarah J. Monaghan (nee Prizer) of Norristown, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 18, 2018. She was 86 years old. Born March 29, 1932 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur H. and Eva (nee Eckert) Prizer and the beloved wife of Thomas J. Monaghan with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. In addition to her husband Thomas, she is survived by her two sons; Thomas J....
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Robert Chalphin

December 31, 1922 - October 18, 2018

Robert Chalphin, 95, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2018. Born in Philadelphia on December 31, 1922, he was the son of the late Julia and Jacob Chalphin. Robert proudly served in the United States Army in World War II. After the war ended, he applied for a banking job, but ended up in the title insurance business. He was one of the first agents in the business and had a long and well...
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MaryAnn (nee Tadeo) Young

November 13, 1936 - October 16, 2018

MaryAnn Young (nee Tadeo) a long time resident of East Norriton, and a current resident of Greenfield Senior Living in Perkiomenville, passed away on Tuesday October 16, 2018. She was 81 years old. Born November 13, 1936 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Elizabeth (nee Maggio) Tadeo, and the beloved wife of the late Lloyd F. Young. MaryAnn worked for Norristown Area...
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Sarah Jane Reardon

October 15, 2018

Sarah Jane Reardon of Norristown, PA passed away Monday, October 15, 2018. She was 67 years old. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John Joseph and Sarah Rita McKenna Reardon. Beloved sister of Dennis Francis Reardon (Kathy), Vincent Reardon, Maureen Anne Smith (late Ronald), Michael Reardon (Helene), Anne Marie Reardon (Suzanne Brady), the late Martin Reardon (Linda), Joseph Reardon and John Reardon...
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Florencia "Flor" G. Presa

October 15, 2018

Florencia "Flor" G. Presa passed away with her family by her side on October 15, 2018 at age 81. Born in the Philippines, Flor was the daughter of Luisa (Simpelo) and Felix Guinchoma, Sr. She resided in Eagleville with her beloved husband of 52 years, Jose "Joe" M. Presa, Jr. Flor was the loving mother of Faylani Presa and Joymarie Presa Elamparo (Robert). She was the cherished grandmother of...
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Eleanor J. Carlton

May 31, 1931 - October 13, 2018

Eleanor J. Carlton, 87, of Audubon, died on October 13, 2018 at Einstein Hospital in Norristown. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Lester Carlton. Eleanor was born May 31, 1931 in Philadelphia to the late Edward M. and Florence M. (Tharan) Currie. She attended Parochial School of Chestnut Hill and graduated from Little Flower High School. She attended a course from the...
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Edgardo P. Avancena

April 6, 1931 - October 12, 2018

Dr. Edgardo P. Avancena of Norristown passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 12, 2018. Born on April 6, 1931 in San Jose del Monte in Bulacan providence, Philippine Islands to the late Feliciano and Modesta Avancena (nee Palomique). Growing up, Edgardo excelled in school and went on to receive a scholarship to Santo Tomas University in Manilla and then graduated from...
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Ralph Lorenz Hose, Esq.

October 11, 2018

Ralph Lorenz Hose, Esq. Celebrated his 94th birthday August 24. Born in Cleveland, Ohio to Omer C. & Josephine Rogers Hose and raised by Mary Ellen & John Albert Wolfe his Aunt & Uncle. He resided at Shannondell in Audubon, but lived in King of Prussia for 55 years with his wife Eleanor Krason Hose who was the love of his life for 64 years. Eleanor and Ralph were inseparable and known as "the...
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Chowning R. "Reggie" Hall, Jr.

October 5, 2018

Chowning R. "Reggie" Hall, Jr. of East Norriton PA passed away at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania with his family by his side on October 5, 2018 at age 82. Reggie was born May 12, 1936 in Heathsville, VA, and was the son of Henrietta (Nelson) and Chowning R. Hall, Sr. Reggie is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Rosemary (Pickrell) Hall. Reggie was the loving father of Kevin...
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Elizabeth Ann "Beth Ann" (nee Michener) Ferrante

November 25, 1954 - October 4, 2018

Elizabeth Ann Ferrante "Beth Ann" (nee Michener) of East Norriton, passed away suddenly on Thursday October 4, 2018 at her home. She was 63 years old. Born November 25, 1954 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (nee Shannon) Michener, and the beloved wife of James J. Ferrante Jr. Beth Ann enjoyed spending time with her family and her 2 sun conures Neko and...
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John K. Buckwalter

March 24, 1973 - October 4, 2018

John K. Buckwalter of Norristown passed away suddenly on October 4, 2018 at age 45. Born March 24, 1973, John was the son of Patricia Ann (Detrick) and the late John Buckwalter. He was preceded in death last November by his beloved wife, Virginia (Ludwig) Buckwalter. John was the loving father of Colin Detrick Buckwalter, John Randall Buckwalter, and Joel Ernest Buckwalter. He is also survived...
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Michael W. Hunsberger

April 29, 1951 - October 4, 2018

Michael W. Hunsberger passed away with his family by his side on October 4, 2018 at age 67. Born April 29, 1951, Michael was the son of the late Gladys (Walt) and Claude "Chuck" Hunsberger. He resided in West Norriton with his beloved wife of 39 years, Janice H. (Tavares) Hunsberger. Michael was the loving father of Julie Barbagallo (Sean), Chrissy Hunsberger (Caitlin Smith), Michael C....
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Josephine (nee DeAngelis) Alba

June 19, 1921 - October 2, 2018

Josephine Alba (nee DeAngelis), 97, formerly of Plymouth Meeting died peacefully on Tuesday, October 2nd, at the home of her daughter Jane and son-in-law Michael Korkus of Blue Bell. She was born in the Black Horse section of Plymouth Township on June 19, 1921 and was the daughter of Angelo and Maria (nee Carbo) DeAngelis. She was a member of Holy Saviour Parish and worshipped at Our Lady of...
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Daniel Thomas Bailey

July 15, 1949 - September 28, 2018

Daniel Thomas Bailey, 69, of East Norriton, passed away surrounded by his loving family on September 28, 2018. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 15, 1949, he was the son of the late Olive (nee Sullivan) and Clifford Bailey. Daniel honorably served our country in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was a retired Norristown Police Officer. He also retired as a security officer from...
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Leroy C. Rector

January 4, 1928 - September 24, 2018

Leroy A. Rector passed away peacefully on September 24, 2018 at age 90. Born January 4, 1928 in Baltimore, Leroy was the son of Hildegarde (Pozdena) and Anton Rector. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife, Myrl (Viehmeyer) Rector who passed away in 2001. Leroy was the loving father of Karen L. Wells (Chuck) and Kevin Rector. He was the cherished grandfather of Kelly Wright ...
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Ralph Leroy Myers

September 13, 1931 - September 20, 2018

Ralph Leroy Myers passed away peacefully on September 20, 2018 at age 87. Born September 13, 1931 in Chambersburg, Pa, Ralph was the son of Mary E. (Dick) and Walter Nowell Myers. He resided in Plymouth Meeting with his beloved wife, Elizabeth (Patzarian) Myers who passed away in 2007. Ralph was the loving father of Eric Ralph Myers (Tracy) and Jeffrey Neil Myers (Grace). He was the cherished...
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William "Billy" M. Puzas

September 20, 2018

William "Billy" M. Puzas Jr. passed away peacefully on September 20, 2018 at the age of 72. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Dorothy and William Puzas Sr. Billy was a union carpenter for many years and was a member of Brotherhood of Carpenters of America He was a member of A.B.A.T.E (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) and loved motorcycles. Billy is survived by...
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Carole R. Pyne

September 20, 2018

Carole R. Pyne, age 85 passed on September 20, 2018. Carole was proceeded in death by her husband of 57 years John and sons, Kevin, Matthew, and Michael. She is survived by her children, Karen, Sean, Cindy, Brian and Patrick including 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Carole is also survived by her sister Mary Souther of Hingham, MA and a large extended family of son and daughter in...
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Sandra "Sandy" Marcella Burns

December 12, 1970 - September 19, 2018

Sandra "Sandy" Marcella Burns passed away suddenly on September 19, 2018 at Temple University Hospital. Sandy was born on December 12, 1970 to Kathleen (Crandley) and the late Harry Burns. Sandy was the beloved mother to David Qawasmy, Jacob Qawasmy, and Yusef Qawasmy, dear sister to Harry Burns Jr. (Jackie), and Michael Burns, cherished aunt and friend to many. She will be deeply missed by...
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William H. Swier

August 11, 1939 - September 17, 2018

William H. Swier passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018 at age 79. Born August 11, 1939 in Norristown, William was the son of Helen (Rippman) and Clarence Swier. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Marie T. (Hayes) Swier. William was the loving father to Terri L. Swier Brubaker (Russ) and Linda M. Swier. William was in bank operations and retired from PNC Bank. He operated the...
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Kenneth J. Stahl

September 16, 2018

Our father, Kenneth J. Stahl, passed away on September 16, 2018 at Shannondell, his home for the past twelve years. He was 95 years young. Dad was born in 1922 to Urban and Mary (Burket) Stahl in Scranton, PA. He graduated Scranton Technical High School and then enlisted in the United States Army after Pearl Harbor. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the 82nd Airborne Division,...
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Sonia (nee Bradlyn) Laskin

October 26, 1924 - September 16, 2018

Sonia Laskin (nee Bradlyn) passed away peacefully on Sunday September 16, 2018 with her family by her side. She was 93 years old. Born October 26, 1924 in Youngstown, OH, she was the daughter of the late David and Della (nee Magidson) Bradlyn, and the beloved wife of the late Sam L. Laskin, with whom she shared 70 years of marriage. Sonia was the loving mother of Dr. William Laskin and Cathy...
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John J. Keenan, Sr.

February 9, 1929 - September 16, 2018

John J. Keenan Sr. passed away surrounded by his loving family on September 16, 2018 at the age of 89. Born on February 9, 1929, he was the son of the late Louis and Mary Keenan. John went on to marry his beloved wife, Helen Keenan, who passed away in June of 1995. He loved to spend time with his family, especially down at his shore house in Wildwood, NJ. He also enjoyed coin collecting, watching...
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Philip A. Giannini

August 12, 1926 - September 14, 2018

Philip A. Giannini passed away in Margate, NJ on September 14, 2018. Born August 12, 1926 in Bangor, PA, Philip was the son of Rosaria (Ronca) and Leonardo Giannini. He was the beloved husband of Carmela (Soglia) Giannini. Philip was the loving father of Leonard Giannini (Sandi) and Andrea Carr (Ron). He was the cherished grandfather to Tim Carr (Jen), Philip Carr (Shannon), Jaime Johnson ...
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Krissy Krygiel Evans

September 19, 1967 - September 13, 2018

On September 13, 2018 the world lost a vibrant ray of living, breathing sunshine: Krissy Krygiel Evans. Krissy was born in Philadelphia to Mary (nee Dankiw) and the late Richard Krygiel on September 19, 1967. Krissy was the devoted wife of 19 years to Steve Evans, wonderful mother to "The Four Friends": Lauren, Mark, Andrew, and Scott, dear sister to Richard Krygiel Jr. (Mary), Robert Krygiel,...
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Carmella C. Garrow

October 3, 1932 - September 12, 2018

Carmella C. Garrow passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Katie (Picardi) and Curly Genuardi. She was born October 3, 1932 in Norristown and grew up on Moore Street. She raised her family in East Norriton and last resided at Jefferson Apartments. Carmella was affectionately known as "Babe" by her family. She had...
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Robert W. Longo

September 12, 2018

Robert W. Longo of Collegeville, passed away Wednsday September 12, 2018. He was 82 years old. Born August 23, 1936 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Angelina (nee Frangiosa) Longo, and the beloved husband of Shirley (nee Reed) with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Bob was a graduate of Norristown High School class of 1954, and was Honorably Discharged from the...
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Dante B. Ramos

February 24, 1960 - September 11, 2018

Dante B. Ramos passed away on September 11, 2018 at age 58. Born on February 24, 1960 in the Philippines, Dante was the son of the late Pilar Banabang and Teodoro Ramos. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 29 years, Marissa Ornedo Ramos. Dante was the devoted father to Kevin Ramos and Abigail Ramos, dear brother of Cecilia, Soledad, Amparo, Nestor, Romeo and Lolita, uncle to...
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Helen "Tootsie" Wambold

July 25, 1941 - September 8, 2018

Helen "Tootsie" Wambold of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on September 8, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. Tootsie was born in Norristown on July 25, 1941 to the late Howard M and Emma C. Wambold (nee Yorgey). Tootsie was a kind and gentle soul who treasured every moment spent with her family. She had a unique sense of humor and loved to laugh. Tootsie enjoyed poetry,...
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Gloria Patson Barone

February 28, 1933 - September 5, 2018

Gloria Patson Barone, a lifelong resident of Norristown, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Phoenixville Hospital. She was 85. Born February 28, 1933 in Royersford PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Pasiotes) Patson and the wife of Samuel C. Barone, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. She was predeceased by her brothers George Peter, Gus and Alexander...
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Harry J. Lamlin

September 5, 2018

Harry J. Lamlin, 81, of Blue Bell, formerly of Roxborough, passed away on September 5, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Dolores (nee Sparacino), devoted father of Denise, Harry G. (Annette), and William (Suzanne). He is also survived by four grandchildren; Krista (Andrew), Harry, Anthony, Madalyn and great granddaughter Isabella. Harry was a graduate of Roxborough High School class of 1955...
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Rosemarie "Ree" Anderson

September 5, 2018

Rosemarie "Ree" Anderson, 91, passed away on September 5, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brookston, PA, she was the daughter of the late Sophia and Maurice Anderson. She attended Sheffield High School as well as Orra-Jean Academy in Erie. Rosemarie was a long-time member of the Norristown Garden Club, and winner of many trophies and awards in flower shows. Her hobbies were...
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John "Scott" Barszowski

October 26, 1963 - September 4, 2018

John "Scott" Barszowski of North Wales passed away with his family by his side on September 4, 2018 at age 54. Born October 26, 1963 in Norristown, Scott was the son of Alice (Orner) and Joseph Barszowski. In addition to his parents, Scott is survived by his daughter, Stefanie Barszowski, brother, Joseph Barszowski (Diane), and sisters, Peggy Weimar and Nancy Butcher (George) as well as many...
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James "Mic" Donahue

September 3, 2018

James "Mic" Donahue passed away surrounded by friends and family on September 3, 2018. He was 55. James was an avid sports fan, and especially loved Penn State football. He was a lifetime member of the Norristown Maennerchor Club. James also enjoyed golfing, and supporting his sons in all aspects. He is survived by his beloved wife Denise of 29 years, and his two sons James and Bobby. James is...
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Thomas Aloysiuis McGarrity III

March 20, 1939 - September 2, 2018

Thomas Aloysiuis McGarrity III, a long time resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday September 2, 2018. Born March 20, 1939 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Thomas, Jr. and Hilda (nee Ross) and the loving husband of Sandra A. McGarrity (nee Ashmore)with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Thomas was the devoted father...
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Cecilia M. O'Donnell

January 12, 1935 - September 2, 2018

Cecelia M. O'Donnell passed away peacefully on September 2, 2018 at the age of 83. Cecelia was born on January 12, 1935 to the late Gertrude and John O'Donnell. She loved to draw and spend time with her family. Cecelia is survived by her nieces Cheryl Ewing (George), Chuck (Dee Dee), Michael (Tricia), David (Karen), Dawn Urioste (Bruce) and Michele Martinez (Gary), as well as many extended family...
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Rosemary White DeMichiel

October 21, 1934 - August 31, 2018

Rosemary White DeMichiel Maiale passed away peacefully on August 31, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 83. Born in Waterbury, CT on October 21, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Mary Rose and George W. White. Rosemary was a graduate of St. Joseph's College class of 1956. She taught Home Economics for many years in the Colonial School District. Rosemary was very active in her...
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Rose Irene Santora

October 25, 1928 - August 27, 2018

Rose Irene Santora passed away peacefully with her beloved family by her side on August 27, 2018. Rose was born in Norristown to the late George Albert Camburn and Sallie Idella Camburn on October 25, 1928. Upon graduating from Norristown High School, Rose met the love of her life, Louis F. Santora, at Mermaid Lake. It was love at first sight, and they married within six weeks. Back in those days...
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Albert "Al" Shirley, Sr.

January 22, 1933 - August 22, 2018

Albert "Al" Shirley, Sr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 22, 2018. He was 85 years old. Born January 22, 1933 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Albert H. and Esther (nee Swartley) and the beloved husband of Patricia A. (nee Saiber) Shirley. He was a loving Father, Coach, Veteran and Huge Eagles Fan. In addition to his wife Patricia,...
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Giuseppe Colletti

November 8, 1937 - August 21, 2018

Giuseppe Colletti of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 21, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 80 years old. Born November 8, 1937 in Sciacca, Italy, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Accursia (nee Tulone) Colletti and the beloved husband of Maria (nee LaBella) Colletti with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Giuseppe operated his own upholstery business...
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