Mary T. (nee McGothigan) passed away on January 15, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph; devoted mother of Marianne Walker (the late Ronald) and Linda Quirk (Patrick); loving grandmother of Amanda Walker, Brian and Maura Quirk. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Friday, January 18, 2019 from 7-8 pm at Wackerman Funeral Home 8060 Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19111. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019, 10:00 am at St. Cecilia Church 535 Rhawn Street Philadelphia, PA 19111. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania 330 Manor Road Miquon, PA 19444 would be appreciated.


Floral deliveries may be made to Wackerman Funeral Home Friday by 3:30 pm.

There will be no viewing or interment on Saturday.







Joseph Francis, 68, of Philadelphia, retired salesman, accomplished sportsman and avid sports fan, died of natural causes, January 10, 2019, with his loving family at his side. Joe was the eldest son of the late Joseph F. and Elizabeth M. McDermott and grew up in the Pine Valley section of the city. He attended St. Cecilia School, Norwood Academy, Bishop McDevitt High School and Stonehill College (Easton, MA). He participated in football, ice hockey and track & field teams throughout his school years. He is a veteran having served in the US Marine Corps. Mr. McDermott is survived by his sons Mark of Boston, MA and Brett of New York, NY, whom he shared with his former spouse, Sue Ann McDermott (nee Machado). Joe is remembered with love by his family, including his siblings and their families, Elizabeth M. Beaty (Joseph Paul), John P., James W., Patricia M. Dixon (William J.), Michelle M. McCullagh (James J.), Christopher E., Anna D. McDermott-Vitak (Joseph P.), Esther M. Malazita (William K.), Jeanne M. Clark (Raymond R., Jr.) and Francis X. (Elizabeth L.) and many nieces and nephews. Joe will be remembered for his strong embrace of life, sailing and all sports, and his kind nature with children and adults alike. Relatives and friends are invited to call 9:00 am on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Holy Redeemer Provincialate, 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Remembrances in his name to the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer at the above address.


Floral deliveries to Holy Redeemer Provincialate Saturday by 8:30 am.




Dorothy Betty was born on May 14, 1950. She was educated in the Philadelphia school system. Dorothy was a member of Deliverance Evangelist Church. Dorothy married the late Raymond Jones and had five children. Dorothy worked as a nurse for many years. Dorothy married Gregory Williams in 2011. Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, wife and friend. Dorothy was preceded in death by two daughters, Ramona and Marcia and she leaves to treasure her memory two sons, Raymond and Marc and one daughter, Nanette, a sister, Evelyn and a host of grandchildren, family and friends. On January 6, 2019, the Lord called her home. Relatives and friends may pay their respects to her family, Friday, January 11, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of her service at 10:30 am at Wackerman Funeral Home 8060 Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19111.


Floral deliveries to Funeral Home Thursday by 4:00 pm or Friday between 9:00 am-9:30 am.





Margaret M. passed away on January 7, 2019. She was the beloved sister of William (Mary) and Joseph (the late Dorothy); also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects to her family, Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of prayer service 11:00 am at Wackerman Funeral Home 8060 Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19111. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery.


Floral deliveries to Funeral Home Wednesday by 3:30 pm or Thursday between 9:00am-9:30 am.




























































































































































































































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