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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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Our Obituaries

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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Carin Rose Style

August 27, 1964 - August 21, 2018

Carin Rose Style passed away peacefully on August 21, 2018 at age 53. Born August 27, 1964 in Flemington, NJ, Carin was the daughter of the late Peggy Sue (Butler) and Walter C. Schaufele. She resided in Ambler with her beloved husband, Mark Style, married almost 20 years. Carin was the loving mother of Sophie and Eli Style and she is survived by her sisters, Brenda Schaufele and Colleen...
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Shirley Patricia Anderson

October 10, 1933 - August 20, 2018

The Story of Shirley Patricia Anderson October 10, 1933 – August 20, 2018 Shirley was born in Aberdeen, Washington to Donald C. and Lylas (Broom) Anderson. At age 12 she went to The Annie Wright School in Tacoma, WA to study art, receiving her high school diploma in 1952. Shirley excelled in school, receiving her Associate of Arts degree from Colorado Women's College in 1954, her Bachelor...
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John W. Cupitt

August 19, 2018

John W. Cupitt, of Blue Bell, passed away on August 19, 2018 at the age of 64. John loved everything and anything Disney. He enjoyed gardening, traveling with his beloved wife, Elizabeth, and spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his family, John's dogs held a very special place in his heart. John is survived by his wife Betsy, children John Jr. (Tara), Chris (Tricia), Tim ...
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Elizabeth Boynton

July 12, 1961 - August 19, 2018

Elizabeth Boynton passed away peacefully on August 19, 2018 at age 57. Born July 12, 1961 in Philadelphia, Elizabeth was the daughter of Margaret (Haydt) and the late Donald Hildebrandt. She resided in Norristown with her beloved husband, Lewis Boynton. In addition to her mother, Elizabeth is survived by her son, Patrick, and her brothers, Gregory, Richard, and Stephen. She was preceded in...
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Joyce Epping

August 19, 2018

Joyce Epping, age 85, died on August 19, 2018 in Audubon. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Epping, and her parents Albert "Pete" and Eleanor (Joyce) Elie. She is survived by her daughter Kathi Martin, son-in-law Shannon Martin, son David Epping, and daughter-in-law Christine Laciak. Additionally she is survived by her brother Robert Elie, and sisters Carol Elie and Patricia Obrecht. ...
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Sandra Leigh Jacoby

March 25, 1958 - August 19, 2018

Sandra Leigh Jacoby of Norristown, passed away suddenly on August 19, 2018. She was 60 years old. Born March 25, 1958 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late George and Charlotte (nee Piazza) Jacoby. Sandy worked as a secretary for the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office for 40 years. She was a devoted Aunt and loved her dogs. Sandy is survived by her brother; Ronald...
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Dorothy M. Ofcharsky

May 31, 1944 - August 14, 2018

Dorothy M. Ofcharsky passed away August 14, 2018 at age 74. Born May 31, 1944 in Phoenixville, Dorothy was the daughter of Dorothy (Ackrill) and Francis Famous. She resided in East Norriton with her beloved husband, Walter E. Ofcharsky, who passed away in 2012. Dorothy was the loving mother of Beverly A. Antonevich (Christopher) and Douglas W. Ofcharsky (Amanda), sister of Barry Famous (Dee),...
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Jerry DiGiovanni

November 26, 1938 - August 13, 2018

Jerry DiGiovanni passed away on August 13, 2018 at age 79. Born on November 26, 1938 in Sciacca, Italy, Jerry was the son of Giuseppa (Augello) and Accursio DiGiovanni. He resided in East Norriton with his beloved wife of 55 years, Dolores (Rossi) DiGiovanni. Jerry was the loving father of Jerry, Dean (Jennifer), Michael (Genevieve); grandfather to Dean Christopher, Matthew Jerome, Kristen...
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Ruth Anne Williamson

March 6, 1939 - August 13, 2018

Ruth Anne Williamson (Rafter) born in Philadelphia March 6, 1939 passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 13, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Raymond and Dorothy (Lutz) Rafter. She graduated from Roxborough High School Class of 1956. She received a medical technology certificate through Germantown Hospital and managed the Chemistry Lab. She was a lab technician at...
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Louise E. Catagnus

December 14, 1922 - August 12, 2018

Louise E. Catagnus of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2018 at the age of 95. Born December 14, 1922 in Norristown, Louise was the daughter of Lillie (Shannon) and Noble Souder. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Catagnus, Sr. who passed away in 2014. Louise was a very active member of St. Helena's Church for many years. She retired from Foulkeways Continuing Care...
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Margaret M. Onoszko

August 18, 1938 - August 11, 2018

Margaret M. Onoszko passed away with her family by her side on August 11, 2018 at age 79. Born August 18, 1938 in Bridgeport, PA Margaret was the daughter of Elizabeth Causack and Stephen Garay. She resided in Eagleville with her beloved husband of 62 years, Anthony B. Onoszko. Margaret was the loving mother of the late Anthony Onoszko, Diane Hamaday (Stephen Hamaday, Sr.), Margaret C....
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Thelma Marie (nee Hook) Smee

February 13, 1928 - August 5, 2018

Thelma Marie Smee (nee Hook) formerly of Plymouth Meeting and a current resident of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 5, 2018, with her family by her side. She was 90 years old. Born February 13, 1928 in Trone, VA, she was the daughter of the late Lohring J. and Eva (nee Oates) Hook and the beloved wife of the late Robert K. Smee. She was preceded in death by four sisters and...
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Elaine Graber

January 22, 1930 - August 4, 2018

Elaine Graber (nee Law) of Lansdale passed away peacefully on August 4, 2018 at the age of 88. Born in Norristown on January 22, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Myrtle (nee Russell) and John Law. She was a graduate of Norristown High School. Elaine is survived by her nephews Richard and John Patton and nieces Mary Lou Beatrice and Joy Gleason. She is also survived by her great-nieces...
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Martha Sue Wood

August 4, 2018

Martha Sue Wood, formerly of Norristown, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 4th at her home in Penndel. She was 69 years old. Martha was born in Norristown on November 5, 1948, to Dorothy Tyson and Robert Walton Wood. She graduated from Norristown High School in June 1966 and attended Philadelphia College of the Bible. A gifted artist, she also took many art classes, and was an avid and...
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Mildred Pisa

November 2, 1924 - July 29, 2018

Mildred Pisa was born on November 2, 1924 and died on July 29, 2018 at the age of 93 as a result of natural causes. She was the loving wife of her late husband, Anthony C. Pisa and mother of Robert A. Pisa and his wife Rita Pisa, of Estero, Florida and Anthony M. Pisa and his wife Latona Pisa of East Norriton, Pennsylvania. She was the loving grandmother of Michael A. Pisa and his late wife...
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Ralph V. Manjardi

July 23, 1930 - July 26, 2018

Ralph V. Manjardi of Norristown passed away peacefully on July 26, 2018 with his family by his side. Ralph was born in Lansdale on July 23, 1930 to the late Raffaele and Lena Manjardi (nee Russo). Ralph was a devout member of St. Francis Church in Norristown and proudly served as an usher for over 40 years. He enjoyed all sports, puzzles, playing cards and listening to music. Above all, his...
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James H. "Pop" Golden, Sr

July 26, 2018

James H. "Pop" Golden, Sr. of Eagleville passed away on July 26, 2018 at age 85. Born in Norristown, Pop was the son of Kathleen (Kline) and John T. Golden. Pop was the loving father of Jo Jo Golden Langheim (Butch), James "Jim Jim" H. Golden Jr., and Dean Golden (Joanne). He was the cherished grandfather (Pop Pop) of Ashley Golden, C. J. Langheim, Jason Langheim, Nikki Golden Arnold, Cecilia...
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Gerarda H. Orner

March 9, 1924 - July 26, 2018

Gerarda H. Orner 94 of Norristown, PA passed away on July 26, 2018. She was born in Norristown on March 9, 1924 to the late Bernard and Lillian (nee Walker) Haney. Gerarda has lived in Norristown, PA for over 94 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church and graduated from St. Patrick's Grade School and Norristown High. Gerarda worked as an operator and agent for the Bell...
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Joan Anne Lundy

January 8, 1931 - July 25, 2018

Joan Anne Lundy passed away peacefully on July 25, 2018 at the age of 87. Born on January 8, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Anne (nee Vizzard) and John Carr. She was a devout member of St. Titus Church in Norristown, and was active in organizing church activities. Joan loved to read and do crossword puzzles, and loved to travel the world with her late husband Carl J. Lundy...
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Nancy (McGarvey) Leitz

December 2, 1928 - July 23, 2018

Nancy Leitz (nee McGarvey) of Lower Providence, passed away peacefully on Monday July 23, 2018. She was 89 years old. Born December 2, 1928 in Yeadon, PA, Nancy was the daughter of the late John and Geraldine (nee Litts) McGarvey and the beloved wife of the late Roy W. Leitz, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Nancy was very active in the real estate business from the 1970's through...
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Rachel Ann Gernerd

June 23, 1979 - July 21, 2018

Rachel Ann Gernerd, of Gwynedd Valley, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 21, 2018 surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was 39 years old. Rachel was born on June 23, 1979 in Harrisburg to her loving parents Mark and Patricia (nee McHugh) Gernerd. She was the devoted sister of Meredith Burton (Drew) and Mark Gernerd, Jr. and the dear aunt of Emma and Mary Kate Burton. Rachel...
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Richard William Grear III

October 4, 1942 - July 21, 2018

On Saturday, July 21 at 11:45 AM, Richard William Grear III of Phoenixville passed away at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, PA surrounded by his family. He was 75 years young. 'Dick', as he was known to friends, was born on October 4, 1942 in Longcrest, in North East Philadelphia to Richard and Ruth (Gordon) Grear. He attended Olney High School where he was a standout lineman on the...
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Eleanor "Ellie" Tronoski

July 19, 1927 - July 20, 2018

Eleanor "Ellie" Tronoski of Blue Bell age 91 passed away peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones on July 20, 2018 preceded in death by husband Joseph Tronoski Sr. and son Joseph Tronoski Jr. Ellie was born July 19, 1927 to Joseph Kulick and Catherine Haffy in Locust Gap, Pennsylvania. She lived most of her life in the Blue Bell area. Though she was widowed in her mid forties, she...
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Julie Fisher Pisa

November 27, 1973 - July 15, 2018

Julie Fisher Pisa passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2018 at age 44. Born in Media, PA on November 27, 1973, Julie was the daughter of Lynda (Singley) and William Fisher (Marita Donohue Fisher). She resided in Schwenksville with her loving husband of 19 years, Michael A. Pisa. In addition to her parents, Julie is survived by her brothers Todd Fisher and Mark Fisher. She also shared her home...
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Ella Patricia "Pat" (nee Dorner) Macasieb

November 12, 1939 - July 15, 2018

Ella Patricia "Pat" Macasieb (nee Dorner) of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 15, at her daughter's home surrounded by her family. Born November 12, 1939 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John and Ella (nee Shannon) Dorner. Pat was a 2 Streeter, born and raised on Stone House Lane in South Philly. She had a lot of interests that kept her busy in her...
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Renee (Irene A.) Bendsen

July 14, 2018

Renee (Irene A.) Bendsen, of East Norriton passed away on July 14, 2018 at age 89. Born on September 5, 1928 to Eleanor (Ford) and Bernard J. Bendsen. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Bernard, Thomas and John and sisters Eleanor (Weber), Jean (Weber), Bernice (Begley) and Frances (Kane). She was also preceded in death by a nephew and three nieces. She is survived by 17...
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Shirley E. (Tinkler) Musselman

March 30, 1931 - July 14, 2018

Shirley E. (Tinkler) Musselman, born March 30, 1931, in Norristown, PA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 14, 2018 with her daughters by her side. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Irene Tinkler. Married 65 years to the late Truxton S. Musselman, they were blessed with three children, 13 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in...
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Margaret Anne "Peg" May

October 7, 1960 - July 13, 2018

Margaret Anne May "Peg" of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on July 13, 2018. Peg was born on October 07, 1960 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia to Margaret Anne (nee Smith) and the late Edward M. Rodman. Peg is the loving mother to Delbert May "Doobie" and Adam Lizut, doting grandmother to Darren May, Kallie May, Paige Lizut, Kenzie May, Arianna May, Sophia May, and Brooklyn...
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Kathryn F. (nee Kilkenny) Mashack

July 13, 2018

Kathryn F. (nee Kilkenny) July 13, 2018, age 68, of Collegeville, Pa, Beloved wife of Ted Mashack. Stepmother of Nicole Venditti (Robert), Ronald Lamb (Michele). Sister of Joan Johnsen, Jerry Kilkenny and the late Carolyn Boles. Graduate of Univ. of So. Florida and Master's Degree Univ. of Tennessee. Employed in executive level retail management for 30 yrs. Her lifetime love of animals caused...
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Albert J. Lewullis

October 12, 1939 - July 8, 2018

Albert J. Lewullis passed away peacefully in Blue Bell, PA on July 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Ashland, PA on October 12, 1939, he was the son of the late Albert and Mary (Kulikowski) Lewullis. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia; children Gina, Todd and his wife Leni; grandchildren Kelsey, Amanda, Julia and Jack; his brothers Robert and his wife Mary and Ronald and...
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Joseph R. Quill

July 7, 2018

Following a brief illness, Joseph Redmond Quill, surgeon, died peacefully on July 7, 2018 in Paoli, PA. Joseph R. Quill lived in Chesterbrook, Wayne, PA. He practiced general and colorectal surgery in Norristown from 1962 to 1998. Prior to his retirement, he was a member of the medical staff of Montgomery and Sacred Heart hospitals. Born and raised in West Chester, Joe graduated from Saint...
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Dolores M. "Dori" (nee Campanini) Carbo

October 15, 1929 - July 3, 2018

Dolores M. Carbo "Dori" (nee Campanini) of Norristown, age 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 3, 2018. She was surrounded by her loved ones. Born October 15, 1929 in Black Horse, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carmella (nee Caparella) Campanini, and the beloved wife of the late Henry Carbo with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. She was preceded in death by her...
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Michael Marine

March 8, 1931 - July 3, 2018

Michael Marine of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was 87 years old. Born March 8, 1931 in Black Horse, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Mary (nee Pallidino) Marine, and the beloved husband of the late Marcia (nee Dunning) Marine with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Michael was a graduate of Conshohocken High School...
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James E. Foster, Jr.

July 3, 2018

James E. Foster Jr. died on July 3, 2018 at home surrounded by his family at the age of 85. He was a resident of the Shannondell retirement community since May 2003, after living in Jeffersonville for 43 years. He is survived by his wife Nancy Hadley Foster and was married June 16, 1956. Also surviving are his three sons, James (Vicki) of Audubon, Jeffrey (Shelby) of Millersville and Robin ...
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Michael J. Higgins, Jr.

July 20, 1926 - July 2, 2018

Michael J. Higgins, Jr. of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Monday July 2, 2018. He was 91 years old. Born July 20, 1926 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Michael J. Sr. and Catherine (nee Dougherty), and the beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Dooner) Higgins, with whom he spent 44 years of marriage. Michael was a very active member of St. Titus Church and served as an Usher...
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Garry D. Evans

February 2, 1961 - June 30, 2018

Garry D. Evans passed away suddenly on June 30, 2018 at age 57. Born February 2, 1961 in Clinton, IL, Garry was the son of Louise Clark and Wayne Evans. He resided in King of Prussia with his beloved wife, Lynda Volpe-Evans. Garry was the loving father of Alyssa J. Evans and step-father of Jackie McMahon. He was the brother of Debbie Evans of Clinton, IL, Larry Evans (Penny) of Clinton, IL,...
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Margarita Medina

June 30, 2018

Margarita Medina of Norristown passed away peacefully on June 30, 2018 at age 46. Born in Puerto Rico on January 24, 1972, Margarita was the daughter of Margarita Rivera Medina and the late Mariano Medina. Margarita was the loving mother of David Medina, Victor Garcia and Starla Garcia. She was survived by her brothers Francisco Vasquez, Miguel (Angel)Medina, Wilfredo (Will) Medina and her...
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Terese Fennell Briggs

June 29, 2018

Terese Fennell Briggs "Tess" passed away peacefully on June 29, 2018 at age 79. She spent the last weeks of her life surrounded by her family and friends. Born July 17, 1938 in Norristown, Tess was the daughter of Anna (Nocton) and John Fennell. She resided in Jeffersonville with her beloved husband Joseph M. Briggs, Sr., who passed away in 2001. Tess was the loving mother of Patricia Ceithaml...
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Mikaelah Faith Hinz

June 28, 2018

Baby Mikaelah Faith Hinz passed away June 28, 2018 at 23 days old. Mikaelah was the beautiful daughter of Hazel (Bernardo) and John P. Hinz. She was the little sister of Elijah and Jeremiah Hinz. Mikaelah was the granddaughter of Helen and Philip Bernardo of the Philippines and Joanne and Fred Hinz. She is also survived by her aunt, Rebecca Leonard and uncles, Philip John Bernardo and Philip...
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Robert Joseph Moore

December 24, 1944 - June 25, 2018

Robert Joseph Moore, of Norristown and a former resident of Lansdowne, passed away on Monday June 25, 2018. He was 73 years old. Born December 24, 1944 in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Matthew Thomas and Frances Marion (nee Brady) and the beloved husband of Margaret Ann (nee Morris) with whom he shared 49 years of marriage. Bob was proud to be a graduate of Roman Catholic High...
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Melissa A. (nee Santangelo) Stevens

May 11, 1972 - June 25, 2018

Melissa A. Stevens (nee Santangelo) of Plymouth Meeting, passed away peacefully on Monday June 25, 2018, with her family by her side. She was 43 years old. Born May 11, 1975 in Norristown, she was the daughter of Barbara (nee Byrnes) Santangelo and the late Stosh Santangelo. She was the beloved wife and soul mate of Robert Stevens, with whom she shared 13 years of marriage. Melissa was a...
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Kathleen T. (nee MacDonald) Kolb

June 24, 2018

Kathleen T. Kolb (née MacDonald) of Polk Road in East Norriton passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family in the early morning hours on Sunday 24 June 2018, aged 94. Kathy is survived by her six children Mary Beth Kolb (East Norriton, PA), Lou Kolb (Williamsport, PA), Susan Kolb (Plymouth Meeting, PA), Kelly Toole (Collegeville, PA), Judy Kolb (Rehoboth Beach, DE) and Michael Kolb ...
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Ellis P. Updegraff, Jr.

June 21, 2018

Ellis P. Updegraff Jr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2018 at the age of 90. He graduated Dobbins High School and went on to marry the love of his life, Mary Dolores, whom predeceased him in 2010. He proudly served our country in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Ellis had many proud achievements throughout his lifetime. He was a member of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon,...
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Pauline M. (nee Armenti) Romano

June 21, 2018

Pauline M. Romano, née Armenti, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2018 at age 89. Born in Bridgeport, PA Pauline was the daughter of Adele (Tavani) and Angelo Armenti. She was a resident of Brightview Senior Living and previously lived in Plymouth Meeting with her beloved husband, John F. Romano who passed away in 1992. Pauline was the loving mother of Denise Romano Bright (Robert), John F....
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Joseph Bender, MD

December 28, 1927 - June 19, 2018

Joseph Bender, MD of West Chester, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018 at age 90. Born December 28, 1927 in Philadelphia, Joe was the son of Mary (Zeitchik) and Rudolph Bender. Joe and his beloved wife, the late Maejean (Swartzman) Bender raised their family in Norristown. Joe was the loving father of Alison Bender Haimes (Walter Cook and was previously married to...
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W. M. "Spike" Geyer, Jr.

November 28, 1946 - June 17, 2018

W. M. "Spike" Geyer, Jr. passed away on June 17, 2018 at age 71. Born November 28, 1946, Spike was the son of the late Eilleen (Quill) Dannaker (Dan) and the late Walter M. Geyer, Sr. (Janet Geyer). He lived in Jeffersonville with his beloved wife, Brenda (DiDonato) Geyer, together for 35 years. Spike was the father of Dana Leigh (Geyer) Scioli (Brad Scioli) and the grandfather of Ella...
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Mary Louise Mullin

July 14, 1929 - June 17, 2018

Mary Louise Mullin of East Norriton, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 17, 2018. She was 88 years old. Born July 14, 1929 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Marion (nee McGlashen) DeMatthews, and the beloved wife of the late Leo Mullin. Mary Louise was a graduate of Eisenhower High School Class of 1947. She dedicated her life, and held many positions in the Dental...
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Elmer (Bud) H. Quay

July 31, 1922 - June 11, 2018

Elmer (Bud) H. Quay of Eagleville, PA. passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday June 11, 2018. He was 95 years old. Born to Ruth and Elmer Quay on July 31, 1922, Elmer was known to his family as "Bud", the nickname his mother gave him as a young child. Bud was raised in Phila-delphia PA, and Graduated from Upper Merion high school in 1940. Shortly after grad-uation, he became a...
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Carmela (nee Florentino) Turri

March 13, 1928 - June 10, 2018

Carmela Turri (nee Fiorentino) of Norristown, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at the age of 90 on June 10, 2018. Born in Montella, Italy on March 13, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Felicella (nee Della Buono) and Gaetano Fiorentino. Carmela shared 46 years of marriage with her beloved husband Olivo, before his passing in 2003. She was a creator of all things beautiful and...
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Carmella D. Taibi

June 8, 2018

Carmella D. Taibi (née Tornetta) passed away peacefully with her family by her side at her home in King of Prussia on June 8, 2018 at age 84. Born in Norristown on February 2, 1934, Carmella was the daughter of Elvira (DiBonaventura) and Anthony Tonetta. Upon graduating Norristown High School, Carmella went on to marry the love of her life John Mancini and they shared 20 years together until...
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Catherine (nee Moconi) Gallagher

June 7, 2018

Catherine Gallagher (nee Moconi) of Eagleville, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 7, 2018. She was 81 years old. Born November 26, 1936 in Ayrshire, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Catherine (nee Quinn) Moconi and the beloved wife of the late Bernard F. Gallagher. Lovingly referred to as Rena, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, whether it be...
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Francis J. "Frank" Urban

June 3, 2018

Francis J. "Frank" Urban passed away on June 3, 2018 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Christina M. (nee Melograno); loving father of Frank Urban. Also survived by his brother, Robert Urban (Mitzie). Relatives and friends are invited to Frank's Life Celebration Friday, June 8th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and followed by his Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m., at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975...
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Rita Rose Panetta

February 24, 1943 - June 1, 2018

Rita Rose Panetta of Jeffersonville passed away peacefully on June 1, 2018 at age 75. Born in Norristown on February 24, 1943, Rita was the daughter of Frances (Paniciocchi) and Marino Panetta. Rita was the sister of Jimmy Panetta, Herbie Panetta, Julio Panetta, Tony Panetta, Annie Nicoline, and Valentino Panetta, all of whom preceded her in death. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. ...
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Marie (nee Narducci) Corey

July 14, 1922 - May 31, 2018

Marie Corry (nee Narducci) of Plymouth Meeting, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday May 31, 2018. She was 95 years old. Born July 14, 1922 in Norristown, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Susan (nee Gambone) Narducci, and the beloved wife of the late Henry F. Corry. Marie was a graduate of Chestnut Hill College and passed a legacy of education on to her children and...
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Jonathan McQueen Coull

May 29, 2018

Jonathan McQueen Coull of Norristown passed away on May 29, 2018 at age 47. Private services will be held on Sunday, June 10 at Jeffersonville Presbyterian Church. Services are entrusted to Boyd-Horrox-Givnish Life Celebration Home of East Norriton, 610-277-7000.
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Grace M. (nee Matozzo) Stauffer

October 23, 1932 - May 22, 2018

Grace M. Stauffer (nee Matozzo) formerly of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday May 22, 2018. She was 85 years old. Born October 23, 1932 in Port Kennedy, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Mary (Stagliano) Matozzo and the beloved wife of the late Richard F. Stauffer with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Grace had been a resident of the Peter...
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Michelle (nee Laskowski) Frisenda

January 28, 1972 - May 21, 2018

Michelle Frisenda (nee Laskowski) passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on May 21, 2018. Born on January 28, 1972, Michelle was the beloved daughter of Mary Laskowski (Ken Holak) and Ted Laskowski (Terri), cherished mother to Allison and Kristen Jablonski, dear sister to Tina Ronafalvy (John), aunt to Michael and Angelina and friend to many. Her smile and laugh...
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Anne L. (nee Mariani) Guardino

March 17, 1927 - May 20, 2018

Anne L.Guardino, nee Mariani, a lifelong resident of Norristown, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018 at age 91, with her loving family by her side. Born March 17, 1927 in Norristown, Anne was the daughter of Emilia (Cippolini) and Giulio Mariani. She was the beloved wife of Stephen W. Guardino, Sr., who passed away in 2013. Anne worked for Holy Saviour Rectory for many years before...
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Janet L. Sardaro

January 23, 1933 - May 14, 2018

Janet L. Sardaro passed away peacefully on May 14, 2018. She was born to the late Robert and Georgia Wimmer on January 23, 1933. Beloved wife to Frank P. Sardaro, dear mother to Kirk Sardaro, Mark Sardaro, loving grandmother to Jessica Sardaro, Lacy Sardaro, Jennifer Jerusik, Christopher Sardaro and friend to many. Janet along with being a loving wife and mother was a successful and an...
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John J. "Jack" Kerton

May 12, 2018

John J. Kerton "Jack", of Lafayette Hill, and a former longtime resident of Conshohocken, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 12, 2018. He was 84 years old. Born July 22, 1933 in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John and Stella (nee Szafranski) Kerton and the beloved husband of the late Judith (nee Cholerton). John was honorably discharged from the United...
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David S. Irwin

August 18, 1937 - May 11, 2018

David S. Irwin of Lansdale, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2018 at the age of 80. Born in Norristown on August 18, 1937, he was the son of the late Ellabell (nee Orr) and Joseph Irwin. David served in the United States Air Force, and went on to become an electrical engineer for Fargo Assemblies. David loved all animals and nature, and was an avid fisherman. He also had a special place in his...
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