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ZOLTOWSKI

Susannah M. (nee Ferry) passed away on November 29, 2022. She was the loving wife of Francis J. Zoltowski for 64 years; devoted mother of Francis (Jean), Michael (Carla), John (Colleen), Theresa (Bob), Daniel (Robin) and Stephen (Mary). Sue is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Sue enjoyed crossword puzzles, country music (especially George Strait), vacationing in the Outer Banks and spending time with her family. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Monday; December 5, 2022, 9:30 AM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 535 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by a Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Lawnview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Sue's memory to St. Cecilia School, 525 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19111, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to Church, Monday by 9:00 am.

 

 

MALONE

James P. Sr. passed away on November 29, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Carolyn A. (nee Bunn); devoted father of James P. Jr. (Susan), Carolyn Lohkemper (the late Nicholas) (Wayne Brown), Andrew J. (Maureen), Michele Krajewski (Michael) and Fergus (Karen); dear brother of Joan Manero, Helene Moran, Dorothy Ward (Ed) and the late Bertha Farren, Virginia Holzerman, Fergus A. Jr. and William; also survived by 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing, Friday, December 9, 2022, 9:30 am at St. Cecilia Church, 535 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by Funeral Mass at 10:30 am. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory to Honor Flight Philadelphia (honorflightphiladelphia.org) would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to Church, Friday, December 9th, by 9:00 am.

 

 

GALLAGHER

Joan E. (nee McCormick) passed away on November 27, 2022. She was the loving wife for 68 years of Joseph T. Gallagher; devoted mother of Joseph (Maria), Kathleen Wichert (Michael), Robert (Dianne), Mark (Ellen) and John (Amy); devoted sister of Margaret McCormick; also survived by 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Joan enjoyed - traveling, cruising, knitting, reading, researching ancestry, spending time in Florida and Disney World - where she celebrated her 90th birthday with her husband, children and grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Friday, December 2, 2022, 9:00 am at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church 820 Susquehanna Road, Rydal, PA 19046, followed by Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's memory to St. Hilary of Poitiers Church, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to Church, Friday by 8:30 am.

 

 

 

ZORAWSKI

Donna L. (nee Gilchrist) passed away on November 15, 2022. She was the beloved wife of George Zorawski; devoted mother of Christopher (Kristin), Daniel (Nicole) and the late Kimberly Ann Zorawski; loving grandmom of Luke, Gabriel, Jackson and Julia; dear sister of Harry and Rick Gilchrist, Lois Jones, Evelyn Marrongelli, Carol Remsing and the late Buddy, Eddie, Billy, Bobby and Rusty; also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Monday, November 21, 2022, 10:00 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by prayer service at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Lawnview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna's memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, shrinershospitalsforchildren.org, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home Sunday by 4:00 pm or Monday by 9:15 am

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BERRY

Colleen A. passed away on October 26, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Ann Berry (nee Heaney); sister of Maureen Drumm (Christopher); aunt of Bridget Theresa, Maura Elizabeth, Caitlin Ann and Erin Mairead. Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 26, 2022, 11:00 am at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church, 920 Susquehanna Road, Rydal, PA 19046. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

 

 

GARCIA

Frank M. was born on June 28, 1941 and departed this life on October 29, 2022. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Garcia and mother, Elizabeth Garcia (nee Ruggeri) and his brother George Garcia. He leaves behind to cherish his memory; his 3 sisters and many nieces and nephews. Frank honorably served his country in the Army during the 1960's. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing, Monday, November 14, 2022, 10:30 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by prayer service, 11:30 am. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home Sunday by 3:00 pm or Monday by 9:45 am.

 

 

MacDonald

Doris J. (nee Polaski) passed away on November 6, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Oliver MacDonald; devoted mother of James MacDonald (Catherine) and Lori Kauffman (Dave); loving grandmother of Jim (Anabel), Stacey (Tim), John (Courtney) and Tom (Andrea); dear great grandmother of Brynleigh; devoted sister of Patricia Forst and the late Francis and Thomas Polaski; also survived by nieces, nephews and her great grand dog Boomer. Relatives and friends may pay their respects to her family on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 10:00 - 11:00 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Doris to the Pennsylvania SPCA, 350 E. Erie Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134, pspca.org, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home Monday by 3:30 pm or Tuesday by 9:15 am.

 

 

PERO

Joseph H. passed away on November 9, 2022 at the age of 98. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy C. (nee Shugar) for 70 years; devoted father of Joseph J. Pero (Annmarie), Dorothy J. Murphy (Mike) and Deborah A. Collier (Vincent); loving grandfather of Brett (Renee) and Michael (Lacey) Murphy, Joseph and John Collier and the late Janet Collier; also survived by 5 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing, Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 9:30 am at St. Cecilia Church, 535 Rhawn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by Funeral Mass, 10:30 am. Interment Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph's memory to the American Parkinson, Diabetes or Heart Association, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to St. Cecilia Church, Tuesday by 9:00 am.

 

 

 

WOODRUFF

Alan G. "Woody" age 80, passed away November 8, 2022. Loving father of Stephen Woodruff (Debbie), Donna Lynn Woodruff, Mark Woodruff (Estela), Andrew Woodruff (Jennifer) and Mary Ann McNally (the late Chuck). Adoring grandfather of Emily, Victoria, Drew, Marky, Lia, Mikey, Charlie J., Lucy V. and Krista and great-grandfather of Sunny Rae. Dear brother of the late Barbara Woodruff. He was a US Army Veteran. Big Al Woody was a Master Machinist, Tool and die maker. He was a proud UAW Member who retired from the Budd Co., Philadelphia Plant after 43 years. Woody was a man who loved to make people laugh and smile. His humor shined through in the thousands of jokes he told over and over and over again. He was the funniest guy he knew! Woody will be greatly missed by many, especially the Bacardi, Coca Cola and Winston companies. Family and friends are invited to his viewing, Tuesday, November 15, from 6pm-8pm at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111 and Wednesday, 10am-11am. Funeral Service at 11am. Interment to follow Forest Hills Cemetery, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. Contributions in his memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project. Funeral arrangements through GOLDSTEINS' ROSENBERG'S RAPHAEL-SACKS, INC.

 

Floral deliveries to Wackerman Funeral Home Tuesday between 12:00pm-4:00pm.

 

 

 

CRUZ

Nancy (Ann Marie) née Heppard went to heaven peacefully on October 31,2022. She was a devoted mother to Marc (Maria), Mike (Barbara), Marty (Caryn) and the late Leann. She was the absolute best and loving MomMom to Hannah, Connor, Jacqueline, Dylan, Kayla Marie, Gage and Dara. She also just became a great grandmother. 

Nancy came from a huge Irish family consisting of her Mom Anna, Dad Elmer and in order her siblings, Bertha, Elmer, Mary, John, Pat, Danny and Jimmy. The family spent many a day together having fun at the many clan gatherings throughout the years. Nancy loved a good time, dancing and joking and could hold her own especially with her brothers. 

Nancy was a remarkable woman who raised her kids on her own and went to work in a man’s profession before it was popular and rose to the rank of one of the first female postmaster generals of the US Postal Service. She was very independent and always fought hard in her professional and private life. She had many health issues but again stood her ground and tried her best to not let anything or anyone get her down. She would do anything to help and please her children and grandchildren whom she loved unconditionally.

She will be remembered and missed by all who knew her. Heaven is gaining a truly beautiful soul.

Family and friends are invited to her viewing Monday, November 7, 2022, 10:00am, followed by prayer service 11:30am, Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19111. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Cancer Society.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home Sunday by 3:00pm or Monday between 8:00-9:00am. 

 

 

JARDEL

Peter Andrew Patrick peacefully passed away on October 16, 2022 after a long struggle with his health. Survived by his mother Bridget McGurk Jardel, father Andrew J. Jardel and loving brother Dennis Francis Jardel, as well as Special friend Yamna and many aunts, uncles and cousins. A beautiful loving soul that captivated everyone. He had a fire that burned bright that will now light our paths back to him. Relatives and friends may pay their respects to the family on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home Friday by 3:30 pm.

 

 

BRESNAN

Donald Patrick Bresnan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 16, 2022. He was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia and resided at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Anna Marie (Lawson) and his 3 children, Lee (John), Donna (Tim) and Pat (Stacey). Donald will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren: Connor and Ryan, John IV + Keri and their children Reagan and Avery - Kristin and her son Gregory - David and Amy and their children Noah, Lexi, Zakary and Braylen - Katie + Dan and their children Daniel, Thomas, Sean and Rachel - Ann Marie + Joe and their children Ava and Cora.

Donald proudly served in the US Army and was in combat duty during the Korean War. He enjoyed playing his banjo and marching up Broad Street as a Mummer. He looked forward to golf outings and luncheons with his buddies.

Relatives and friends are invited to Donald's memorial service at the Philadelphia Protestant Home, Social Hall, 6401 Martins Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111 on Friday, October 28, at 9:30 am. Prayer Service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please take a friend to lunch in Donald's memory.

 

DWYER

Patricia G. (nee Byrne) passed away on October 17, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward F. Dwyer; devoted mother of Edward G. (Linda), Mary Hollawell (Robert), Bernard F. (Jacqueline), Martin J. (Joanne) and the late Patrick; dear sister of Mary McIntyre and the late Joseph Byrne and Alice Calandrello; also survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Friday, October 21, 9:30 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by prayer service at 10:30 am. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia's memory to Wesley Enhanced Living, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd. 19152, would be appreciated.

 

Floral deliveries to funeral home, Thursday by 3:30 pm.

 

 

McNESBY

George A., former City of Philadelphia police officer and Fraternal Order of Police official, passed away on October 15, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (nee Kitz); devoted father of Kevin McNesby (Fran), John McNesby (Patty), Matthew McNesby and the late Tricia; loving grandfather of Amanda, Diana, Meghan, Caitlyn, Mark and the late David and Alyssa; also survived by great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, October 21, 2022, 10:30 am at the F.O.P., 11630 Carolina Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154, followed by prayer service at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in George's memory to the F.O.P. Survivors Fund, 11630 Carolina Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154, would be appreciated.

 

 

ZELTMAN

Marguerite "Peg" (nee Portland) of Gloria Dei Estates, Phila., PA, passed away on October 17, 2022, formerly of Lawndale. Mother of Suzanne (Larry), Linda West and Deborah Eck; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Born in Pottsville, PA in 1934 to Harry and Helen Portland. Predeceased by beloved husband Charles, siblings Dolores Butler (David) and Harry (Nancy) and dear friend, John Lukca. Graduated Hallahan High 52. Retired Federal Government employee. Viewing, Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 9:30 am at St. Cecilia Church, 535 Rhawn St., Phila., PA 19111, followed by Funeral Mass, 10:30 am. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peg's memory to the charity of your choice.

 

Floral deliveries to St. Cecilia Church Tuesday by 9:00 am

 

 

GALLELLI

Francesco passed away on October 12, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Mirta (nee Colombo); devoted father of Caterina Martin (Timothy), Antonio Gallelli (Lori) and Silvio Gallelli; dear brother of Vincenzo, Victor, Teresa, Guiseppe, Maria and the late Raffaela; loving Nonno of Caterina, Ava, Francesco and Anna; also survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing, Monday, October 17, 2022, 9:00 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by prayer service, 10:00 am. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111, would be appreciated.

Floral deliveries to funeral home Sunday between 10am-3:00pm or Monday between 8:00-8:30 am.

 

FORST

Mary E. Forst (nee Bolger), 90, of Rydal, PA passed away on October 9, 2022. She was predeceased by her loving husband Stanley. She was a devoted mother to Bob, Marianne Checchia (Thomas), Patrick (Marikay), Michael (Elizabeth) and Theresa Hartey (Joseph). She was a loving Mom Mom to Jennilynn (David), Laura (Evan), Elisabeth, Kaleigh (Evan), Liam, Christopher, Jillian, Holly, Amy, Nolan, Aidan, Ryan, Isabella, and Declan; and Great Mom Mom of Daniel, Honora, Fiona, August, and Dominic. She was the dedicated sister of Annie McCoy, and the late John, Patrick, Francis and Julia.

Mary was always teaching her family members about life, and to be kind and thoughtful.  She was a true champion for each of her children and grandchildren.

She loved her Philadelphia and Notre Dame sports teams and her family members enjoyed watching games with her or chatting about the outcome after a game.  She often rose to the top of her family football and basketball pools. Over the years, she loved to cheer on her family members pursuing their talents and dreams. When watching games, she was often the loudest advocate in the gym for her child/grandchild. 

Mary was humble, intelligent, had a remarkable memory, and was an excellent listener. She was a confidant and advisor for her family members and friends, and helped many through life challenges.

For many years, Mary and her sisters enjoyed spirited Jeopardy games with extended family. 

Some of Mary’s fondest memories were spent in Holland, the Poconos, and the Jersey Shore with her husband, family and friends.

The grandkids have fond memories of sleepovers, mac and cheese, and sweet treats at Mom Mom’s house. She had a unique relationship with each of her grandchildren, and was able to have great conversations with them on a variety of topics that meant something special to each person.

While she will be deeply missed, her strong faith and life’s lessons will stay with us.  We are comforted to know that she is back with her loving husband Stanley who is enthusiastically whisking her around heaven to show her all of its grandeur!

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA; and a viewing Friday at 9:00 a.m. at Saint Hilary of Poitiers Church 820 Susquehanna Road, Rydal, PA, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment is at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to St. Hilary’s Church or Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Use this link for Alex’s Lemonade Stand https://www.alexslemonade.org/mypage/3157000

 

DOUGHERTY

Shirley Ann Dougherty (nee Koster) passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on October 11, 2022 surrounded by her family. Shirley was born in Buffalo, New York and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lillian (nee Birtch) Koster and sister of the late Bernice Sarnacki (nee Koster).

Shirley was a member of St. Martin de Porres parish and graduated from Little Flower Catholic High School in 1948. In 1950, while working at General Accident in Old City Philadelphia, Shirley met Joseph Anthony Dougherty of Germantown Philadelphia. Their love blossomed quickly, and the whole Dougherty family immediately took to Shirley. Joe noted in one of his love letters to her, “Everybody in this house must be nuts over you.” They wed on August 8, 1953 and celebrated their honeymoon in New York City and the Poconos, the first of many happy memories they would share as husband and wife over the next 44 years until Joe’s passing in 1997.

Shirley and Joe moved to Maryland while Joe served at Andrews Air Force Base in Virginia. In Maryland, they welcomed their first son, Joseph Clarence. Shirley and her Joes would return to Philadelphia, living on Princeton Ave. in Mayfair. While living in Mayfair, Shirley and Joe welcomed two more children, Donna Marie and Michael Joseph. 

The Dougherty family thrived on Princeton Ave., led by their matriarch Shirley’s tireless acts of love, kindness, and laughter. They were faithful members of St. Matthew’s Parish and enjoyed welcoming their home to all family and friends. Their front steps were home to many family photos and late night chats between neighbors and friends. Shirley would host large Christmas dinners extending the dining room table to fit as many people into their row home for the holidays. She loved welcoming others and making memories with family. 

Later in life, Shirley would assume perhaps her greatest role: grandma. She had eight grandchildren: Lili, John and James (children of Donna and Jamie Dodderidge); Bernadette, Kathleen, and Emma (daughters of Michael and Patti (nee Grant) Dougherty); Kevin and Tom (sons of Joe and Maria (nee Brylinski) Dougherty). She was idolized by her grandchildren and Shirley relished being their biggest cheerleader. She never missed an event, always present for the big moments, like a birthday party, graduation, wedding, or baby shower, as well as the small quotidien things - a mass where her granddaughter Kathleen served as the vocalist, a hockey game for her grandson Tom, or a one-man imaginary backyard baseball game played, coached, and umped by her youngest grandson, James. 

Shirley was a willing caretaker for her grandkids on sick days and used these days to introduce them to favorite shows like The Price is Right and Live with Regis and Kelly. She enjoyed many summer vacation trips to Maine with Donna, Jamie, and their kids, winning games of bocce on Long Sands beach and insisting on treating for ice cream. She was a willing photographer for family portraits, though some heads of taller family members were liable to be cropped out in the process.

From Princeton Ave. to her apartment in Wynnewood, Shirley made everyone feel at home, not just her kids and grandchildren. Countless cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, dogs– even her doctors and hairdressers– had their lives improved from knowing Shirley.

Though if you asked her what was new in her life she would without fail say “not a ding-dang thing,” Shirley always kept busy. She was an accomplished blanket-weaver and ceramics painter. She was a proud bowling league member, but humbly kept her trophies out of sight in her Princeton Ave. basement. Shirley also participated in senior citizens in Mayfair and served for many years as a poll worker. Her Christmas cookies were legendary among family. Some argued her peanut butter blossoms were her best cookie, while others swore by her chocolate chips; the truth was that they were all excellent and would be eaten far too quickly.

Up until her final day, Shirley maintained her sharp memory, quick wit, and concern for others. She leaves behind a remarkable legacy of family, love, and joy. 

Shirley will be deeply missed by her surviving children and their spouses Joe, Maria, Donna, Jamie, Michael, and Patti; her eight grandchildren: Bernadette (Justin), Lili (Scott), Kevin, Kathleen (Nick), Tom, John, Emma, and James; her three great-grandchildren: Grant, Piper, and Nicholas; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Saturday October 15th from 9:30 to 10:30 am, at St. Matthew’s Church, 3000 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19149, followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10:30am. 

Floral deliveries may be made directly to the church Saturday by 9 AM

 

 

CALLAHAN

Paul J., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 1st after a long battle with cancer.  Paul was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (nee Schmitt) Callahan, the third of their six children.  He was educated at St. Patrick Grammar School, Bay Shore, NY; the former Seton Hall High School, Patchogue, NY; and University of Dayton, Ohio. 

Paul is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Janice (nee Meehan) and their 5 children:  Timothy (Mary) of South Orange, NJ; Brynn (Larry) of Annapolis, MD; Kerry (Erik) of Avon, CT; Paul (Colleen) of Fort Washington, PA; and Kyle (Caitlin) of Yardley, PA.    

He will be deeply missed by his 8 grandchildren: Erin Hooper, Maggie & Katie Callahan, Declan, Clare & Luke Callahan and Kelton & Callahan (Callie) Leidal.

Paul proudly served in the U.S. Army in the 666th Transportation Corps in support of the 101st Airborne Division during the Vietnam War.  He was a Purple Heart medal recipient & was honorably discharged in 1973.

Paul’s true passion was his family.  His bright blue eyes would sparkle and his smile lit up a room each time he was around his wife, sisters, children, grandchildren and friends.  He loved to tell a “good” joke, wear crazy outfits, share a story (perhaps slightly exaggerated), and cheering on his children or grandchildren at one of their games!

Paul handled many health issues throughout his life.  His positivity & courage were an inspiration.  His baseball background allowed him to take this “game of life” to many extra innings.  No one cheered harder for him than his friends & family.  We ask that you remember him each time you tee off, serve the tennis ball, or take a dip in the ocean & swim out beyond the breakers.

Relatives and friends are welcome to come pay their respects on Monday, October 10th, 9:30 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Church 654 Hatboro Rd. Richboro, PA 18954 immediately followed by a mass of celebration 11 AM.  The burial will be private.

 

Floral deliveries may be made directly to the church Monday, October 10th by 9 AM. 

 

 

O'DONNELL

 

Gloria Helen (nee Mauro) passed away on September 26, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard K. O'Donnell, Sr.; devoted mother of Mary Goodman (Joseph), Richard K., Jr. (Maureen) and Kathleen Nachtman (John); loving Mom-Mom of Kaitlyn, John, Richard, Allie, Kelly, Maura, Brian and Juliana; dear Mom-Mom the Great of Hayes, Anson, Evelyn Maria, Axel and Thomas Joseph; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Thursday, OCTOBER 13, 2022, 10:30 am at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd., Holland, PA 18966, followed by Funeral Mass, 11:30 am. Interment 1:30 pm at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gloria's memory to: Acts Legacy Foundation, 420 Delaware Drive, PO Box 2222, Fort Washington, PA 19034 (memo line: Southampton Estates Samaritan Fund) or online at https://www.actsretirement.org/acts-benevolence/acts-legacy-foundation-ways-to-give/support-acts-legacy-foundation/ (select Southampton Estates Samaritan Fund as the designation), would be appreciated.

Floral deliveries to St. Bede Church on Thursday, OCTOBER 13, by 10:00 am.

 

 

KINDREGAN

 

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Joseph Austin Kindregan II, age 40, our most beloved and charismatic son, brother, family member, and friend, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 27, 2022. Those lucky enough to know Joe, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives.

Joe first blessed our world on December 13, 1981. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his unwavering love of all things "Philly" began. Upon graduating from Northeast High School, Joe enlisted in the United States Coast Guard, where he served in Alameda, CA, onboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman. Joe later became a graduate of the Ocean County Fire and EMS Training Academy and served in the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company on Long Beach Island, NJ.

His adventures in life later landed him in Indianapolis. While in Indiana, he worked for the Recovery Center of America and loved being involved in helping others on their recovery journey. Joe successfully completed his own addiction rehabilitation program and used his firsthand experience to guide others on their path to recovery.

Over the years, many have spoken out about how unique and special he was and how fortunate they were to have known him. Joe had a heart of gold, a quick wit, a sparkling smile, and a legendary sense of humor. He was intelligent, kind, and a loyal friend. Even as a kid, he had an inquisitive mind, a rebellious nature, and an adventurous spirit. He lacked judgment of others and was drawn to those in need. He was always the first to offer help and would give what he had, even if it meant he'd do with less.

He was a devoted Philadelphia Flyers fan and wouldn't miss a game. He really loved hockey and shared that love with his father. His other loves were his family, helping others, reading, being a Veteran, playing disc golf, long drives, working with his hands, firearm design & fabrication, swimming, soda, as well as being at the beach, pulling pranks, playing volleyball, making people laugh, winning at the pool table and creative writing.

Joe will forever remain in the hearts of his Father, Joseph Kindregan, his Mother Susan, his sister Nicole Capobianco (John), his three nephews, his sister Carla Kindregan (Lucas), his sister Jenell Webster (Dan), his grandmother Josephine Bunker (Gene), his Aunt Janice Saporetti (Mike), his cousins Mike, Margie, Regina, Christy, as well as loving Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many, many great friends. Although gone too soon, Joe will be remembered as the one-of-a-kind, beautiful soul we all knew and loved beyond measure.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at Wackerman Funeral Home Inc., 8060 Verree Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19111 on October 15, 2022, at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.warriornow.org

 

 

JUSKALIAN

Mardie, age 89, of Warrington, Bucks County, passed away on October 4, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents "Mardie" Mardiros and "Grace" Shnorhig Juskalian (nee Azadian); brother John (Jeannine). He is survived by his nephews, John Jr. (Adrienne) and Michael (Dori); niece, Jeannine; first cousins, Ruth Ann Basmajian and Judy Guldalian (Jack). Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects to Mardie's family on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 am at Armenian Martyrs' Congregational Church, 100 North Edmonds Ave., Havertown, PA 19083, followed by service at 11:00 am with luncheon to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the above mentioned church.

Interment at Greenmount Cemetery, Philadelphia, will be private at a later date.

 

 

CARPENITO

George A. passed away on August 31, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Claire C. (nee Fitzgerald); devoted father of George (Elizabeth), Theresa James (Gary) and John (Michele); loving grandfather of Gary James and Christopher Carpenito (Christina); dear great grandfather of Riley and Emma. George was a longtime employee of SPS Technologies. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation, prayer service and words of remembrance on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 9:30 am at Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19111. Funeral procession will depart funeral home promptly at 10:30 am for an 11:30 am interment at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.

Floral deliveries to funeral home Monday by 3:30 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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