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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

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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Deborah Lynn Mossop

June 9, 1957 - May 11, 2018

Deborah Lynn Mossop (nee Dias) of Norristown, passed away on May 11, 2018 at the age of 60. Born in Norristown on June 9, 1957, she was the daughter of Arthur "Art" Dias and Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Staley) Dias. She loved cooking, sewing and crafting, and browsing flea markets and auctions. Deborah is survived by her life partner Edward Schaffer, and her children James R. Mossop Jr. (Karen)...
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Mary A. "Mollie" Bowe-McCarthy

June 30, 1923 - May 8, 2018

Mary A. Bowe-McCarthy "Mollie" passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 8, 2018. She was born to the late James and Marie McCarrick (nee Lampkin) on June 30, 1923 in West Conshohocken. Beloved wife to the late Laurence McCarthy, dear mother to the late John Bowe, Julia "Julie" Morello (Joe), Joyce Gadzicki, loving aunt to Jack Bigoski, step mother to Larry McCarthy,...
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Paul Robert Mayer II

August 8, 1952 - May 7, 2018

Paul Robert Mayer II passed away suddenly on May 7, 2018 at the age of 65. Born in Philadelphia on August 8, 1952, he was the son of the late Dorothy (nee Martin) and Paul Mayer Sr. Paul was a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School. He worked in sales at Geerlings for over 40 years. Paul had a love for life and a passion for people that was contagious. His greatest joy was spending all his...
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Amir Rahnama

May 4, 2018

Amir Rahnama passed away on May 4, 2018 at age 32. Born in Iran, Amir was the son of Sholeh Askarpour and Behzad Rahnama and step-son of David Shahbaz. He is also survived by his sister, Atousa Rahnama. Relatives and friends are invited to Amir's Funeral Service at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish, 200 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401 on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:30 PM. Interment will be at...
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Mary A. Serafine

May 2, 2018

Mary A. Serafine (nee Ciaccio) of East Norriton passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 2, 2018. She was born in Norristown on November 5, 1928 to the late Benjamin and Josephine (nee Mussolino). Mary married the love of her life, Henry V. Serafine on May 24, 1953. She was Henry's devoted wife of 48 years before his passing in 2001. She attended Norristown schools and...
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William S. Reynolds, Sr.

November 14, 1947 - May 2, 2018

William S. Reynolds, Sr. of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 2, 2018, with his family by his side. He was 70 years old. Born November 14, 1947 in Quakertown, he was the son of the late James Reynolds and Stephanie (nee Jajczyk) Slobodzian, and step-son of the late Stanley Slobodzian. He was the beloved husband of Josephine (nee Interrante) Reynolds with whom he share over 50...
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Gary R. Crist

July 20, 1948 - May 1, 2018

Gary R. Crist of Norristown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 1, 2018. He was 69 years old. Born July 20, 1948 in Norristown, he was the son of the late James E. and Margaret (nee Heller) Crist and the beloved husband of Helen I. (nee Cipollini) Crist with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. Gary was a graduate of Bishop Kenrick High School Class of 1967. He enlisted in the US Army...
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Frederic B. "Fred" Trucker

April 30, 2018

Frederic B. Trucker "Fred" passed away suddenly on April 30, 2018 at the age of 59. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Joanne Walker. He was also the proud and loving dad of Ethan Trucker. Fred was a hard worker, a great Eagles fan, and absolutely devoted to his family. He was a born salesman who loved his work and loved working with people. He was always so upbeat and positive, even...
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Dennis Clemson

April 29, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Dennis Clemson announces his passing on Sunday April 29, 2018, the age of 58. Dennis was a graduate of Frankford High School in Philadelphia and Penn State University. Dennis was employed with the Department of the Navy as a Software Engineer. A devout Christian, avid guitar player and singer, he nourished people around him with love, faith and...
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Dominick Marco Mastrocola

April 27, 2018

Dominick Marco Mastrocola, 88, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Norristown, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018. Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Rose (nee Gambone) and Gasper Mastrocola. Dominick leaves behind his beloved wife of 20 years, Helen (nee O'Brien). He is also survived by his children Donna Johnson (Chris), Rose Couchara (Joseph), Patricia Lucey (John), Dominic...
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Lucy Eleanor (Migliore) Spadaro

January 12, 1931 - April 25, 2018

Lucy Eleanor Spadaro (nee Migliore) of Collegeville passed away peacefully on April 25, 2018 at the age of 87. Born on January 12, 1931 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Rose (nee D'Emilio) and Leonard Migliore. Lucy was a much-beloved wife, mother, and sister who will be greatly missed. Everyone who met her, friend and stranger alike, was touched and transformed by her...
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Janet Roeder Martin

May 18, 1932 - April 24, 2018

Janet Roeder Martin of East Norriton passed away peacefully on April 24, 2018 at age 85. She was born on May 18, 1932 in Norristown to the late Paul W. and Florence Roeder (nee McDowell). Janet was the loving mother to Spencer R. Martin, Bradford R. Martin, and Hunter R. Martin (Julie), dear grandmother to Spencer Carl, Ella, and Sadie, and friend to many. She will be deeply missed by all who...
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Anna Karabots Agrian

June 28, 1931 - April 22, 2018

Anna Karabots Agrian, of Audubon, passed away peacefully on Monday April 22, 2018 at 86 years of age. Anna was born on June 28, 1931 in Englewood, NJ, she was the daughter of the late George and Constance (nee Chrisomalis) Karabots, and the wife of the late James Wildman Agrian. Anna was raised in the Bronx, NY and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1949 the first such class...
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Amy Smithson

April 20, 2018

Amy Smithson, age 35, passed away on Friday April 20, 2018 of an accidental heroin overdose, after a long, brave battle with addiction. She is survived by her cherished son Tyler Frangiosa, 12, her parents Paul and Linda (Devine), her grandmother Deena Devine, and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Amy never wanted to be defined only by her addictions and mistakes- she was so much more than...
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Karen R. Greenwell

September 7, 1949 - April 20, 2018

Karen R. Greenwell of Collegeville passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018. Born on September 7, 1949 in Philadelphia to the late Edward and Irene Bloguszewski (nee Zukowski). Karen was the loving wife of Ronald Greenwell, mother to Ilissa Miller (Drew), Kristi Long (Steve), and Dana Forester, grandmother of Julianne, Jake, Zach, Colleen, Jesse, Patrick, and Henry, sister to Donna and...
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Joseph T. "Joe" Shaw

December 27, 1955 - April 20, 2018

Joseph T. Shaw, "Joe", passed away on April 20, 2018 at age 62. Born December 27, 1955 in Norristown, Joe was the son of the late Vera (Stock) and Robert Shaw. He resided in Norristown with his beloved wife of 38 years, Laura A. (Werkiser) Shaw. Joe was the loving father of J. Patrick Shaw (Amy) and Lyndsey Haughton (Frank) and was the cherished grandfather of Charlee. Joe was the brother of...
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Josephine C. Raquet

April 20, 2018

Josephine C. Raquet passed away peacefully on April 20, 2018 at age 100. Born in Bridgeport PA, Josephine was the daughter of Rose and Theodore Savicki. She was the beloved wife of Harry A. Raquet who passed away in 1984. Josephine was the loving mother of Sharon Raquet, Harry A. Raquet and step-mother of Helengervase Raquet-Mogel. She was the cherished grandmother of Mark Mogel and Jeffrey...
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Deborah Elaine Mowday

April 18, 2018

Deborah Elaine Mowday passed away on April 18, 2018 at age 67 after a short illness. Born August 6, 1950 in Chester PA, Deborah was the daughter of Iva L. (Shaffer) and Archie T. Trader, Jr. She resided in West Norriton PA with her loving husband Russell Mowday and stepdaughter Regina whom she loved and cared for. Debbie was the loving mother of William Gordon Savage Jr. (Karen) and Christofer...
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James DeChurch

December 17, 1944 - April 18, 2018

James DeChurch of Jeffersonville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 18, 2018. He was 73 years old. Born December 17, 1944, he was raised in the renowned Conshohocken. James was the son of the late Guido and Madeline (nee Lauritano) DeChurch and the beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Piazza) DeChurch with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, James is...
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Marino Angelo "Mario" Zollo

April 16, 2018

Marino Angelo Zollo "Mario" passed away peacefully at his home on April 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Marino was born on December 26, 1935 in Benevento, Italy to Vincenzo and Anna Zollo (nee Dello Iacovo). Upon graduating high school, Marino proudly served in the Italian Navy for 7 years. He later met the love of his life, Maria. They married and decided to move to America in 1961...
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Michael J. Hamaday, Jr.

September 19, 1941 - April 15, 2018

Michael J. Hamaday, Jr. of Trooper, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was 76 years old. Born September 19, 1941 in Norristown, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Helen (nee Glacken) Hamaday, Sr. and the beloved husband of Phyllis "Jean" (nee Corbin) Hamaday. Michael was the past president of the Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company. He both...
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Anthony D'Abbene

May 1, 1927 - April 14, 2018

Anthony M. D'Abbene of Blue Bell passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on April 14, 2018. Born in Norristown on May 1, 1927, he was the son of the late Catherina and Ignazio D'Abbene. Anthony graduated from Norristown High School and went on to become a welder and later a sheet metal mechanic, owning his own business, Joyce Metal and Roofing. Anthony leaves behind his beloved wife of 63...
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Mary M. (nee Phelps) Peffley

August 26, 1922 - April 13, 2018

Mary M. Peffley (nee Phelps), of Norristown, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was 95 years old. Mary was born on August 26, 1922 to the late William T. and Ethel F. (nee Long) Phelps in Benton Harbor, Michigan and spent the early part of her life in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Indiana, worked as an editor for Catholic Boy...
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Eva H. Soutos

April 13, 2018

Eva H. Soutos of Phoenixville passed away peacefully on April 13, 2018 at the age of 88. Born in Bronx, New York on December 21, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Basila and Praxitelis Hatjygeorge. She graduated from Monroe High School and received an Associates Degree from Fordham University. After graduating Fordham University she spend 10+ years at the Bank of New York. By an...
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Mary Elizabeth (nee' Hoy) Gibson

November 26, 1955 - April 13, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Gibson (nee' Hoy), a resident of Jeffersonville, PA., passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 13, 2018 at age 62. She was born in Norristown, PA. on November 26, 1955. She had been married for 26 years to James Marlon Gibson. In marrying Jim, she joined the Gibson clan, and quickly was taken into the hearts of his large family. Mary, who was fondly known as...
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Jack Turtle

April 12, 2018

Jack Turtle, a long time resident of the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, and a current resident of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 12, 2018, with his family by his side. Born October 15, 1946, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Harold T. and Emma J. (nee Cleary) Turtle and the beloved husband of Margaret (nee Alburger) Turtle. Often called "The Mayor of...
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Jane (Espenship) Strouse

February 25, 1928 - April 12, 2018

Jane Strouse (Espenship) passed away peacefully at age 90 on April 12, 2018 amid friends and family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 70 years, Richard, her two daughters, Sharon Jendrzejewski (the late Robert) and Sandy Dreibelbis (Chip), and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Jane was born on February 25, 1928 to Dorothy and Earl Espenship in Norristown. She attended Norristown...
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Jessa Jane Kenny

April 1, 1985 - April 9, 2018

Jessa Jane Kenny, 33, was found deceased in her home on April 9th, 2018. At this time, the cause of her death remains unknown. Jessa was born on April 1st, 1985 and was raised in Norristown, Pa. She was the daughter of Stacy Ludy and Francis Kenny, as well as the stepdaughter of Kevin Ludy. Jessa attended Norristown Area schools, and after several roadblocks, she received her diploma from that...
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Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr.

March 27, 1965 - April 9, 2018

Leo Anthony Dolan, Jr. of Gilbertsville passed away suddenly on April 9, 2018 at age 53. Born on March 27, 1965 in Bryn Mawr, Leo was the son of June (Algeo) and Leo A. Dolan, Sr. who passed away in February. Lee was the beloved husband of eight years to Kristin (Schultz) Dolan. He was the loving father of Taylor, Trey, Erin, and Molly. In addition to his mother, Lee is survived by his...
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Richard S. Myers

July 16, 1952 - April 8, 2018

Richard S. Myers passed away suddenly on April 8, 2018 at age 65. Born July 16, 1952 in Abington, Richard was the son of the late Agnes (Kutzer) and Robert L. Myers. He resided in Blue Bell with his beloved wife of 42 years, Donna L. (Ulmer) Myers. Richard was the loving father of Elizabeth Behrle (Mark), Kathryn Myers, and Amanda Myers. He is survived by his brother Robert Myers (Ginny) and...
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Laurence Gerard McCarthy

April 4, 2018

Laurence Gerard McCarthy Sr. of West Norriton, passed away on April 4, 2018. Born on September 15, 1928 in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Grace (nee O'Neill) and Charles McCarthy. Larry graduated from Reading Catholic High. From August 27, 1946 to December 22, 1947, he enlisted in the US Army and served his country in Japan with the occupation forces. He married Mary Ann O'Dell on July...
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Margaret (nee Gallagher) Boyd

May 5, 1923 - April 4, 2018

Margaret Boyd (nee Gallagher) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully on April 4, 2018. She was born on May 5, 1923 to the late Patrick Gallagher and Norah (nee Regan) in County Roscommon, Ireland. Margaret came to America in the 1950s and soon met the love of her life, the late Paul Boyd. She was a devoted wife to Paul for 47 years, loving mother to Elizabeth Boyd-Carbone (Ottorino), dear...
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Patricia M. (nee Vesci) Vozzo

May 26, 1937 - April 3, 2018

Patricia M. Vozzo (nee Vesci) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 3, 2018. She was 80 years old. Born May 26, 1937 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Pasquale J. and Nellie (nee Maffei) Vesci. Patricia was a traditional homemaker in every sense of the word. She took great pride in raising her children and instilling in them a core set of family values....
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Ronald A. Bowen

November 15, 1947 - April 1, 2018

Ronald A. Bowen of East Norriton passed away peacefully on April 1, 2018 at the age of 70 after a gallant fight with cancer. Born in Mahanoy City on November 15, 1947, he was the son of the late Anna (Nedinsky) and Adam Bowen. Ron graduated from Father Judge High School in Philadelphia and went on to serve in the United States Navy as a Seabee during the Vietnam War. He then graduated from the...
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Francis E. "Buddy" Dello Buono

April 6, 1933 - March 30, 2018

Francis E. Dello Buono "Buddy" passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 30, 2018 at age 84. Born April 6, 1933 in Norristown, Buddy was the son of Rose (Delutis) and Frank Dello Buono. Buddy resided in Schwenksville with his beloved wife of 57 years, Barbara (Hoag) Dello Buono. Buddy was the loving father of Elissa Meoli (Larry), Richard Dello Buono, and John Dello Buono ...
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Paul Edward Petroske

March 30, 2018

Paul Edward Petroske, 77, of East Norriton, PA, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Born May 10, 1940 in Allentown, PA, he was the son of the late Edward Paul Petroske and Mamie Irene Hummel. Paul served in the United States army and was stationed in Panama and Japan. He was employed by and retired from the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services in Philadelphia, PA. Paul...
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Christopher Glennon Miller

June 15, 1960 - March 29, 2018

Christopher Glennon Miller passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at age 57. Born June 15, 1960 in Brooklyn, NY, Chris was raised in Lansdowne, PA and attended the Lansdowne-Aldan Schools. He was the son of Greta Hodgson and the late Henry Miller. Chris received a Bachelors Degree in Finance and an MBA in Management from Penn State University. Chris lived and worked in Chicago area for...
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Norma Hogg Hollabaugh

March 29, 2018

Norma Hogg Hollabaugh passed away peacefully on March 29, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Leslie, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ruth Hogg. She was a hard-working independent woman who had a long career as an administrative assistant, most significantly with the Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company where she spent many years as an executive secretary and later as a customer...
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Robert "Bobby" Verrichia

April 24, 1939 - March 29, 2018

Robert "Bobby" Verrichia, 78 of Roxborough, PA passed away on March 29, 2018. Bobby was born on April 24, 1939 in Philadelphia and was the son of Rose (Price) and Francis Verrichia. Bobby was the beloved husband of Barbara (Miluzzo) and the devoted father of Michele Galanti (Andrew), Tina Brown (Mark), and Nicole Albergo (Tom). Cherished Pop-Pop to his grandchildren Ashly, Brittany, Joey,...
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Roseann M. Roth

March 29, 2018

Roseann M. Roth (nee Murray) of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 29, 2018. She was born on December 31, 1935 to the late John J. Murray and Catherine (nee Wheeler) in Bridgeport. Roseann was the loving wife of 61 years to Lawrence Vincent Roth Jr., devoted mother to Joann L. Roth Arkin, Lawrence V. Roth III (Judy), Robin Dillman (Joseph), Jeffrey...
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Ronald W. Earl

May 1, 1941 - March 27, 2018

Ronald W. Earl of Plymouth Meeting passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday March 27, 2018. Born May 1, 1941 in Norristown to the late W. Ronald Earl and Jean (nee Reese). Ron was the loving husband of 50 years to Barbara (nee Harrison), devoted father to Kimberly, Ronnie (Lisa), Kelly (Eric), doting Poppop to Glen, Jenica, Samantha, Karlyn, Alexa, Justin, Austin, Kalista...
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George J. Michlen

September 20, 1949 - March 26, 2018

George J. Michlen of Boyertown, PA passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 26, 2018 at age 68. Born Sept. 20, 1949 in Norristown, George was the son of the late Lena (Castanova) and George J. Michlen. George is survived by his three loving daughters; Desiree Michlen Barrasso (Matt), Melise Maloney (Daniel, Jr.) and Halina Agadis (Tony). He was the cherished grandfather of...
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John F. Bejarano

March 22, 2018

John F. Bejarano of Lansdale passed away peacefully on March 22, 2018 at age 52. John was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor Monica Ditzler Bejarano and Roquez Bejarano. John is survived by his sister Amy Bejarano and his brothers, Mark and James Bejarano. John is also survived by his nieces: Corina, Cassidy, Caterina, Kaitlyn, Noreen, Madeline, Jessica, Jennifer. He also will be...
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Patricia E. Irving

May 10, 1939 - March 19, 2018

Patricia E. Irving of East Norriton passed away peacefully on Monday March 19, 2018. She was 78 years old. Born May 10, 1939 in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Albany and Arthemise (nee Smith) Bigard and the beloved mother of Peri Drake and Holly Irving. Patricia "Patt" was an intelligent, strong-willed, outgoing, kindhearted woman who spent the better part of her professional...
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Joann (nee Kerner) Morrione

July 28, 1965 - March 15, 2018

Joann Morrione (nee Kerner), lived in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania for the past 17 years. Joann passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Joann was 52 years of age. Born July 28, 1965 in Norristown, Pennsylvania; Joann was the daughter of Edward, Sr. & Catherine (nee Nicholson) Kerner and the beloved wife of Joseph M. Morrione, Sr. with whom she shared 33years of marriage. Joann had so many...
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