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**Covid-19 restrictions in Philadelphia currently require our business to operate at 25% capacity, which is approximately 15 people at a time in our parlor (this includes the family we are serving and our staff). Families will either choose to stand and greet guest, or remain seated. If the family chooses to remain seated please understand that they are grateful for those who came to express their sympathies, but do not want to have any physical contact. Upon arrival we ask you to form a line outside the  front door under the long canopy on Verree Rd. and our staff will let you know when we have room to let each small group in one at a time. You will be required to wear a mask and sanitize your hands upon entering. You can then sign the register book and file by the family to pay your respects. We are asking everyone to then exit out the BACK door into the parking lot to maintain a one way flow of traffic. Thank you for understanding the temporary changes that currently need to be in place and we assure you we are all looking forward to our traditions and gatherings being able to go back to normal very soon.
Douglas T. passed away on February 23, 2021. He was the beloved son of Helen Wong (nee Mark) and the late Check Toy Wong; devoted brother of Jennifer Wong. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 10:00 am at Wackerman Funeral Home 8060 Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by service 11:00 am. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery on Byberry Road between Pine Road and Philmont Avenue Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.
Condolences may be sent to Doug's sister Jennifer by email: nafc_hq@nafcflying.org
Floral deliveries to Funeral Home Monday by 3:30 pm.
Oscar W. passed away on February 26, 2021. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 4, 2021, 10:00 am at St. Cecilia Church. Interment will be in Lawnview Cemetery.
Floral deliveries to Wackerman Funeral Home Wednesday by 3:30 pm
Kathleen Patricia (nee Connor), peacefully passed away on February 18, 2021. Preceded in death by her husband James F. Sweeney, daughter Kathleen and sons Sean and Patrick. Survived by her son James Brian and her daughter Erin Beaver. Proud mom mom of 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 9:30 am at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church 820 Susquehanna Rd. Rydal, PA 19046 followed by Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Hilary Parish Outreach, formerly Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Floral deliveries to St. Hilary of Poitiers Church Wednesday by 9:00 am
John Anthony Lima passed away on February 8, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Lofaro). Devoted father of John (Kathy), Bob (Patricia), Linda (Bob) Powers. Loving grandfather to Kate, Jennifer, Rebecca, Robert and Kristine. Great grandfather to Grace, Cash, Elise and Sonny. 
Born on February 10, 1922 in Philadelphia to Vittorio and Santa Lima, John was predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. John served his country during WWII in the 12th Armored Division. He served under General Patton as Military Police and Interpreter while in combat and also played saxophone in the Division Band.
John believed in the simplicity of living a life for those he loved. He worked tirelessly to be the best at his sales profession. He was a role model who always treated people with respect, passing his strong values to the next generation.
John's deep love for Mary, his wife of 73 years, was evident as he held and kissed her hand during his final days.
Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday February 18th, St. Hilary of Poitiers Church, 820 Susquehanna Rd., Rydal, PA 19046. Visitation 10:00 AM. Mass 11:00 AM.
Burial Private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Veterans Group, Attn: Jeff Oulton, 3209-11 Baring St., Phila., PA 19104. theveteransgroup.org/donate/
Floral deliveries to St. Hilary Church Thursday by 9:15 am.
Helen (nee Pajak) passed away on February 7. 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Theodore J. Sienkiewicz; devoted mother of Michael Sienkiewicz, Stephanie Rosseljong (Daniel) and Catherine Sienkiewicz; dear sister of John Pajak and the late Joseph Pajak. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, Thursday, February 11, 2021, 9:30 am at St. Albert the Great Church 212 Welsh Road Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 followed by Funeral Mass 10:30 am. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Floral deliveries to St. Albert the Great Church Thursday by 9:00 am


Cynthia (nee Busvine),Age 90, of Philadelphia, PA, died peacefully on February 4, 2021.  Cynthia was the loving wife of the late Thomas McCracken, Jr and wonderful mother to her 4 children, Pamela McCracken, David (Janet) McCracken, Daniel (Donna) McCracken and Virginia McCracken.  She is survived by 7 grandchildren, Tom, Kristy (Joe), David (Gregg), Lauren (Andy), Andrew, Blaise (Paris) and Evan, and great granddaughter Maddilynn. 

Cynthia was the devoted daughter of the late Rosina (Price) and John Busvine and loving sister of the late Virginia Hudson.  A proud graduate of Frankford High School, Cynthia worked for the First Pennsylvania Company, Quaker Wholesale and DISC Naval Supply. She will be remembered for her intelligence, tenacity, wit, sense of adventure, love of travel and her appreciation for a good cup of tea.  She will be missed by all.

Wackerman Funeral Home, 8060 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111 is handling arrangements. Visitation: Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 11:00AM; Memorial at noon.  Interment to be held in the Spring.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: National Urea Cycle Disorder Foundation, 75 S. Grand Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105 and to Trinity Church, Oxford, 601 Longshore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111.

Floral deliveries may be made directly to the funeral home Wednesday by 3:30 PM or on Thursday between 9 and 10AM.


Rita (nee McFadden) passed away on February 3, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late John V. Steinmetz; devoted mother of John Steinmetz (Mary Pat), Karen Looby (Harry), Lisa Kramer (Steven) and Michael (Joyce); dear sister of Joseph P. McFadden (Patricia); sister-in-law of Patricia Meehan, Barbara Steinmetz and Jack Day; loving mom mom of Christine, Beth (Joe), Michele, Katie, Mary Kate, Julianne, Patrick, Chris, Colleen, Joseph, John, Adam, Nathalie and Gabriel. Family and friends are invited to her viewing, Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 9:30 am at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church 820 Susquehanna Road Rydal, PA 19046 followed by Funeral Mass 10:30 am. Interment. St. Patrick's Cemetery, Norristown, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's memory to Little Flower High School 1000 W. Lycoming St. Philadelphia, PA 19111 would be appreciated.
Floral deliveries to St. Hilary Church Tuesday by 8:45 am.