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DONOHUE FUNERAL HOMES

The over 100 year old family-owned and operated Donohue Funeral Home was originally located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 54th and Market. The business today has funeral homes in Newtown Square, West Chester, Downingtown, Upper Darby and Wayne, Pennsylvania.

When the grandsons of founder John P. Donohue discuss the business, it is with a great deal of pride— with not only a sense of history, but also the caring and integrity demonstrated for the past 103 years.


Our Obituaries

Betty A. Zaengle

July 31, 1933 - January 23, 2018

Betty A. Zaengle (nee Nagel), age 84, of Havertown, PA, passed away on January 23, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John George and Elizabeth (nee Gormley) Nagel. Betty was the beloved wife of the late Joseph C. Zaengle, Sr., the loving mother of Kathleen Cleary (John) and Joseph C. Zaengle, Jr. (Christine L.). She was the dear sister of Bernadette...
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Michael R. Rosati, Sr.

May 23, 1927 - January 22, 2018

Michael R. Rosati, Sr., 90, of Coatesville, PA passed away on January 22, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1927, Michael was the son of the late Guido and Margrina (Pettinati) Rosati. He served honorably in the US Army during World War II. Michael was a Mechanical Engineer with Boeing, along with owning various businesses before his retirement. He loved politics, current events,...
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Edward J. Chermol, Jr,

December 21, 1934 - January 21, 2018

Dr. Edward J. Chermol, Jr., of Berwyn, PA. And Avalon, NJ, age 83, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018. Beloved husband of Kay Chermol (nee Fallon) and loving father to Cathy Chermol Schrijver (Robert), Dr. Edward J. Chermol, III (Stacy), Gregory Chermol, and David Fallon Chermol, Esq. (Kelly). Devoted grandfather to Nicholas, Noelle, and Michael Chermol. Dr. Chermol was born in...
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Eugene C. Capaldi

April 10, 1937 - January 21, 2018

Eugene C. Capaldi, age 80, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away on January 21, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of Carmen and Madeline (nee Mauro) Capaldi. Eugene was employed with ARCO Chemical Company located in Newtown Square as an Environmental Health & Safety Manager. Eugene was the beloved husband of Carolyn B. (nee Bartlett) Capaldi, the loving father of David Capaldi...
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Grace DiAddezio (nee Metrocarti)

December 8, 1913 - January 21, 2018

Grace M. DiAddezio (nee Metricarti), age 104, of Wayne, PA, passed away on January 21, 2018. Grace was the beloved wife of the late Domenic DiAddezio; loving mother of the late Phyllis A. Spingler; devoted grandmother of William Spingler Jr. (Donna) and MaryBeth Wilson (John); dear great-grandmother of Kimberly and Natalie Spingler and Sarah, Katie, Julia, and Luke Wilson. She was...
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Marlene S. Joseph

April 2, 1943 - January 20, 2018

Marlene S. Joseph, age 74, of Broomall, PA, formerly of Mechanicsburg, PA, passed away on January 20, 2018. Born in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Eugene and Mary Magdalen (nee Rebert) Smith. Marlene was a graduate of East Stroudsburg University, Class of 1965, and received her Masters in Adult Education from Penn State University. She was a Physical Education...
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Catherine Sullivan

April 4, 1933 - January 20, 2018

Catherine P. Sullivan (nee Barber), 84, of Newtown Square, PA passed away on January 20, 2018. Born in Elizabeth, NJ she was the beloved daughter of the late Alfred and Catherine (nee McNeil) Sullivan. Mary was the beloved wife of the late James J. Sullivan; loving mother of Roberta 'Robbie" Buch (Stephen) of Yardley, PA. Adoring grandmother of Stephen Jr, Ryan and Chelsea. Great...
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Anne Marie Kephart

March 8, 1932 - January 20, 2018

Anne Marie Kephart (nee Coleman), 85, of Drexel Hill, PA, formerly of Norwood, PA passed away on January 20, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Mary E. (nee Duffy) Coleman. Anne Marie was employed by The Philadelphia Bulletin as the Community Relations Director. She loved going to the casino, enjoyed oil painting, and spending time with friends and...
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Diane Adele Yannuzzi

November 27, 1952 - January 19, 2018

Diane Adele Yannuzzi, 65, of Morton, PA passed away on January 19, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Diane was the beloved daughter of Helen J. (nee Tilla) and the late William J. Rockwell. Diane was a graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School and Delaware County Community College for nursing. She was a Registered Nurse, who was respected and loved by her patients and peers. Diane enjoyed...
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Francis J. "Frank" Quinlan

November 10, 1940 - January 17, 2018

Francis J. "Frank" Quinlan, 77, of Lansdowne, PA passed away peacefully on January 17, 2018. Born in Havertown, PA. He was the son of the late Francis and Frances (nee Sweeney) Quinlan. Frank is survived by his beloved wife, Jan M. Supco, his daughter, Mary Blong (George), his loving granddaughter, Michele Amato (Joe), and his great-grandchildren, Alexis and Dominic Amato. He is also survived...
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Rodney Peter Kelly

October 4, 1969 - January 17, 2018

Rodney Peter Kelly, age 48, of Downingtown, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on January 17, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of Kathleen Kelly (nee Lambe) and the late Howard P. Kelly. Rodney was a graduate of Upper Darby High School. He was a life long construction worker and left his mark on buildings all over the area as a member of Laborers Union 332. ...
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Alice O. Kirkpatrick

January 16, 2018

Alice O. Kirkpatrick (nee Atkinson), 94, of Elverson, PA passed away on January 16, 2018. Born in 1923 in Auckland, New Zealand, Alice was the daughter of the late Noel F. and Ruby (Taylor) Atkinson. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Kirkpatrick; loving mother of Joan E. Palmer (Guya), John T. Hickman (Teresa), and Scottie DiGiacomo (Joe); dear sister of Clara Guthrie; also...
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Kenneth A. Fegley

January 15, 2018

Kenneth A. Fegley, 94, of West Brandywine, PA passed away on January 15, 2018. Born in Mont Clare, PA in 1923, Kenneth was the son of the late Henry S. and Bertha (Malone) Fegley. He served honorably in the US Navy during World War II. Kenneth earned his Bachelor Degree in 1947, his Master's in 1950 and his Ph.D. in 1955 all in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He...
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Judy A. Bastian

January 11, 1946 - January 15, 2018

Judith A. "Judy" Bastian (nee Lane), age 72, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home on January 15, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah Lane and the late Marilyn and John McDevitt. Judy was a 1964 graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill. She was a 44 year parishioner of St. Laurence Church. ...
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MaryAnn Myers Keiser

February 13, 1932 - January 14, 2018

MaryAnn Myers Keiser went home to be with the Lord on Sunday January 14th. MaryAnn was born February 13, 1932. She was preceded in death by her parents Edgar Miller Myers and Mary B. Myers of Drexel Hill, PA.; her husbands John F. Keiser Jr. of West Chester, and Clifton L. Leaidicker of West Chester; step son John Frederick Keiser III and step daughter Linda Keiser. She is survived by her...
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James P. "JIM" Henderson., Sr.

April 18, 1941 - January 13, 2018

James P. Henderson, Sr., On 13 January 2018, our "Big Man joined the Band". Beloved husband of Barbara A. (Swank) Henderson; loving father of Linda A. Henderson (Robert Bracalente) of Honey Brook, PA, Sharon H. Hangliter of West Chester, PA, Janice L. Pereira (Edson) of Newtown Square, PA, and James P. Henderson, Jr. (Carra) of Weymouth, MA; devoted Pop-Pop of Luke Hangliter, Marin...
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Nancy Marie Welke

April 9, 1952 - January 13, 2018

Nancy Marie Welke (nee Cory), 65, of Downingtown, PA passed away January 13, 2018. Born in Norristown, PA in 1952 she was the beloved daughter of the late William and Frances (Peashock) Cory. Nancy retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, SCI-Graterford, PA after 32 years of service. Nancy was the beloved wife of Eric William Welke; loving mother of Raymond P. Gravinese,...
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Dorothy "Dottie" Walker

April 3, 1928 - January 12, 2018

Dorothy ("Dottie") Mae Walker, 89, of West Chester died on Friday, January 12, 2018 at her home in Westtown, PA. Born in Yorklyn, Delaware, she was the daughter of the late Chandler and Anna Walker. Dottie was a graduate of Pierre S. duPont High School. She moved to West Chester, PA with her husband Robert C. Walker in 1963 where they established the family home. In addition to...
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Charles Herbert Yarnall III

August 20, 1922 - January 12, 2018

Charles Herbert Yarnall, III was born in Philadelphia on August 20, 1922. He is descended from a fine Quaker family which first came with William Penn from Worcestershire, England in 1683. Sadly, his father died suddenly when Charles was only 8 years old leaving him, as the older of two sons, to assist his mother at the beginning of the Great Depression with financial difficulties and keeping...
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Mary I. Kenney

June 8, 1933 - January 11, 2018

Mary I. Kenney (nee Smithson), 84, of Morton, PA passed away on January 11, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the beloved daughter of the late William and Marie (nee Cosgrove) Smithson. Mary was a Teacher's Aide at Harris Elementary School in Collingdale, PA. Mary was the beloved wife of the late John J. "Jack" Kenney, Sr.; loving mother of John "Jack" Kenney, Jr. (Alison Goldberg),...
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Robert Aloysius "Bob" Quinn, Jr.

December 12, 1942 - January 11, 2018

Robert Aloysius "Bob" Quinn, Jr., Age 75 of West Chester, PA, passed away on January 11, 2018. Bob raised a family with Jacqueline (nee Clarke) Quinn and was the loving father of Sue Ellen Phillips (Chris), Terry Quinn (Kristen), Colm Quinn (Ali) and Megan Brennan (Steve); devoted grandfather of Christopher, Ali, Ben, Riley, Molly, Sean, Violet, Natalie, Christian and Parker; dear brother of...
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Helen Keller

March 27, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Helen Keller, 91, of Media, Pa (formerly of Springfield, Pa) passed away on January 9, 2018. She was born in Greenport, NY to the late Ivan "John" and Johaska "Jenny" (nee Adamiak) Bondarchuk. She was the beloved wife of the late William Keller and sister to the late James, Peter, Walter, John, Frank, Harry, Danny, Connie and Annie. She was also predeceased by her brothers-in-law Philip, Joseph...
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Albert J. Muntz

August 23, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Albert J. Muntz, age 84, of Havertown, PA, passed away on January 9, 2018 surrounded by his four children. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Albert and Margaret Muntz (nee Hemphill). Albert was a graduate of Overbrook High School. He was employed at PECO in the Steam Heat Division for over 40 years. After retirement, he worked at Paxon Hollow Country Club for 25 years...
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Dolores E. Kane

January 9, 2018

Dolores E. Kane, (nee Murphy), 90, of Downingtown, PA and formerly of West Chester, PA passed away on January 9, 2018. Born in Reading, PA in 1927, she was the beloved daughter of the late James and Catherine (Byrne) Murphy. Dolores worked in retail sales in several area stores. She was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed baking cookies. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great...
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Chester Ruth Malvern

September 29, 1940 - January 8, 2018

Chester Ruth Conley Malvern, 77, of West Chester, PA passed away on January 8, 2018. She was born September 29, 1940 to her parents, Tommie Grant Conley and J.D. Conley in Denison, TX. Her religious background stemmed from Quinn Chapel AME Church in Denison, TX to Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, NY and later, The Potters House Church in Dallas, Tx. Chester attended Terrell High School...
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Margaret M. "Peg" McManus

May 22, 1933 - January 8, 2018

Margaret M. "Peg" McManus, age 84, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on January 8, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry A. and Helen M. McManus (nee Hart). Peg was a 42 year employee of PECO and worked in the Accounting Department, where she was an Office Manager. She retired in 1991. She was a member of the Lay Carmelites. In addition to her parents,...
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Richard "Dick" Harrell

May 31, 1949 - January 7, 2018

Richard "Dick" Harrell, age 68, of Prospect Park, PA, formerly of Upper Darby and Philadelphia, PA, passed away on January 7, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James O. and Agnes Bridget Harrell (nee McDaid). Dick was a graduate of Lower Merion High School. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era. He was employed as a truck driver for...
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Anne Therese Smith

September 20, 1930 - January 7, 2018

Anne Therese Smith (nee Larkin), age 87, of Radnor, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Teesie was the beloved wife of the late J. Palmer Smith III. She is survived by her daughters Carrie (Bill) Edwards, Florence (Bill) Sturm and Patty Smith (Peter Gardner) and her sons John (Jane) Smith, and Joseph (Carolyn) Smith. Teesie is also survived by 18 adoring grandchildren and 1 great...
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Nancy Ross Vecchione

May 25, 1953 - January 6, 2018

Nancy Ross Vecchione, age 64, of Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on January 6, 2018. Nancy was the beloved wife of William J. Vecchione; dear mother of Katherine "Kate" Vecchione and Carolyn "Carly" Fiorelli (David); loving daughter of Jane Wickham Ross and the late Arnold Carl Ross, Jr.; sister of Linda Ross Sexton, Arnold "Buck" Ross, and David Ross ...
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Richard Cavallaro

February 17, 1957 - January 6, 2018

Richard Cavallaro, age 60, of Springfield, PA, and a former resident of Folcroft, PA, passed away on January 6, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the beloved son of Anthony M. Cavallaro, Sr. and the late Frances A. Cavallaro (nee Grosso). Richard loved the Mummers, professional wrestling, coloring, swimming and shopping. In addition to his father, Richard is survived by his...
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Stephen F. Sullivan

November 4, 1958 - January 6, 2018

Stephen F. Sullivan, 59, of Norwood, Pa passed away on January 6, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents William J. and Frances (nee Hance) Sullivan, his brother Ed and his son Stephen. He had worked as a printer and a cook. He enjoyed crabbing, fishing, listening to music with his son , watching old TV shows like the 3 Stooges and spending time with his family. Stephen is survived by his...
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Joseph M. "Mic" McCawley, Jr.

June 12, 1953 - January 6, 2018

Joseph M. McCawley, Jr. ("Mic") age 64, of Malvern, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 6, 2018. "Mic" was a fun loving, goal-oriented, devoted, and loyal person who had a zest for life. He loved his wife and daughters. He enjoyed any place where he could share laughter with his daughters. He enjoyed any golf course in the top 500, Kelly's Bar near Villanova,...
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Paul R. Staley

September 9, 1929 - January 5, 2018

Paul R. Staley, former Chief Executive Officer of the PQ Corporation of Valley Forge, PA, passed away on January 5, 2018. He was 88 years old. Born September 9, 1929 in New Britain, Connecticut, Paul was the eldest son of Edward and Josephine Staley. He earned a B.A. in Architecture from Dartmouth College where he was Captain of the 1951 Dartmouth Football Team. In 1954, after graduating...
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Theresa Wilks

November 11, 1941 - January 5, 2018

Theresa R. Wilks, 76, of Broomall, PA formerly of Philadelphia passed away on January 5, 2018. Born in 1941 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. Wilks Sr. and Margaret (Powers) Wilks. She worked as a secretary in the banking industry until her retirement. Leslie was the loving mother of Maryann Engstrom of Media, PA. Service and interment are private. ...
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Catherine A. (nee Canney) Stauffer

June 24, 1934 - January 4, 2018

Catherine A. Stauffer (nee Canney), age 83, of West Chester, PA, passed away on January 4, 2018. She is the loving wife of Robert M. Stauffer; devoted mother of Lynne M. DeLuca (Anthony), Donald F. Stauffer (Danielle), and the late Robert S. Stauffer (Beth); devoted grandmother of Ashley, Kaitlyn, Robert T., Jennifer, Richard, Joanne, Tori, Grace, and Faith; and dear sister of Edward Canney ...
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Doris H. Ernst

January 4, 2018

Doris H. Ernst (nee Halbach), 84, of Malvern, PA passed away on January 4, 2018. Born in Methuen, MA in 1933, to the late Ernest W. and Kathleen (nee Holmes) Halbach. Doris was the beloved wife of the late Christopher M. Ernst; loving mother of Karla E. Reiland (Alan R.), Donna E. Hunter (Timothy A.), Louisa E. Guerrisi (Michael E.); dear sister of Paul Halbach (Patricia), Rolf Halbach ...
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Lillian A. O'Shaughnessy

November 19, 1922 - January 3, 2018

Mrs. Lillian O'Shaughnessy (née Angliker), of Newtown Square, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the age of 95. Lillian was born to parents Adolf and Clara Angliker on November 19, 1922 in Monroe, WI. She grew up as the eldest of three daughters and graduated from Beloit College. Upon graduating, she joined Price Waterhouse as an accountant. Through her travels she...
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Lorraine Matolich

January 3, 2018

Lorraine Matolich (nee Eggers), 87, of Edgmont, PA passed away on January 3, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1930, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Gladys (nee Evans) Eggers. Lorraine was the beloved wife of the late Walter M. Matolich; loving mother of Wayne Matolich (Dorothy), Bruce Matolich, Sr., and the late Dennis Matolich; devoted grandmother of Bruce, Jr., Brandon, and...
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Charles P. Mungan, Sr.

October 7, 1930 - January 2, 2018

Charles P. Mungan, Sr., age 87, of Havertown, PA, passed away on January 2, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Charles P. and Rose Mungan (nee Naulty). Charles was a graduate of St. Thomas More High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Joseph University. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was employed as a...
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James A. Deitch

January 1, 2018

James A Deitch, of Delaware County, passed away on Monday January 1, 2018. James was survived by his loving wife Mayumi Sugaya, his parents Kenneth and Ruth Deitch Jr, his brothers and sister Charles and Julia Deitch, Kenneth and Fran Deitch III and Steven and Karen (Deitch) Shimer. James was loved deeply by his nieces and nephew. Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family on...
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Nora O'Malley

August 20, 1937 - January 1, 2018

Nora O'Malley, (nee Friel) passed away on January 1, 2018 of Media, PA, Nora was the owner of O'Malley's Restaurant from 1967 - 1993, and was formerly of Termon, Co. Donegal. She was the beloved wife of the late James M. O'Malley; dear mother of Rosemarie Halt (Jay), John J. (Andrea), Maureen and Jimmy M. O'Malley, Jr.; cherished grandmother of Tara, Andrew, Megan, Daniel and Brian. ...
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Edna E. Graham

August 10, 1929 - December 31, 2017

Edna E. Graham (nee Bell), 88, of Newtown Square, PA, died December 31, 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital after suffering a stroke. Edna was born in Chester in 1929. She later lived in Collingdale and Primos, before moving to Holly House in Media. She most recently resided with her daughter in Newtown Square. Edna attended the Collingdale Schools, was involved in cheerleading and choir, where...
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Marie J. Diamond

December 31, 2017

Marie J. Diamond (nee Dougherty), 84, of Glen Mills, PA passed away on December 31, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard M. Diamond; loving mother of Anne M. Purcell, Joseph M. Diamond, Michael R. Diamond, Richard J. Diamond (Barbara), and Christine M. Diamond (Joel Alferness; devoted grandmother of Mary Catherine, Elizabeth, Ted, Kaitlin, Kellyann, Jacquelyn, Michael, Liam,...
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Julia Mary Baumann

December 30, 2017

Julia Mary Baumann, age 68, of Lima , PA and formerly of Drexel Hill , PA passed away on December 30, 2017. Loving niece of John and Dolores Georeno, and Rita Fries. Also survived by her many cousins. Julia was a graduate of St. Joseph's University, and received her Masters Degree in Business from Rosemont College. She was an ordained lay nun and the Formation Director of the St. John...
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Anthony M. Hezlep

September 14, 1996 - December 30, 2017

Anthony M. Hezlep, age 21, of Broomall, PA formerly of Bellmawr, NJ, passed away suddenly on December 30, 2017. Born in Camden, NJ, he is survived by his father Ralph Hezlep (Patricia) and his mother Lori (nee Abbott) Hezlep (Joe Murray). Anthony was a student at Immaculata University set to graduate in May, 2018 and was a proud member of the Delta Pi Fraternity. He was also a 2014...
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Bridie T. Selzer

December 30, 2017

Bridie T. Selzer (nee Tuohy), age 93, of Havertown, PA passed away on December 30, 2017. Born in County Roscommon, Ireland to the late Patrick and Mary Tuohy (nee Haggerty). Beloved wife of the late Charles M. Selzer. Loving Mother of Robert P.(Lisa), Elizabeth Hamilton (Dennis) and Charles J. Selzer. Bridie was survived by her sister Sally McHugh and her brothers Patrick, Anthony, Michael and...
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Catharine L. "Kaye" Stevens

January 6, 1926 - December 30, 2017

Catharine L. Stevens "Kaye", age 91, a 57-year resident of West Chester, PA died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at home. Kaye was born January 6, 1926 in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph Andrew McMaster and Elizabeth Jamison Hopkins. She attended St. Clement's Elementary School and John W. Hallahan Catholic High School in Philadelphia. She was a founding member of SS. Simon and Jude Church in...
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Joseph Cochran

December 30, 2017

Joseph C. Cochran, age 85, of Morton, PA passed away December 30,2017. Beloved husband of Mary Cochran (nee O'Brien). Loving father of Joseph C. Cochran (Joanne) and Maryanne Spallucci (Albert). Devoted grandfather of Katie Anne Cochran , Marissa Anne Spallucci , and Albert Joseph "A J" Spallucci. Joe was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a loving husband of 59 years to Mary and a...
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Frank Morris

December 29, 2017

Frank W. Morris, age 88, of Oxford, PA and formerly of Aldan, PA passed away December 29, 2017. Preceded in death by his loving wife Janet Morris (nee Bateman). Loving father of Frank "Bill" Morris (Beth) and Nancy McLaughlin (Jim). Devoted grandfather of Lindsay Daniel.Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank was a graduate of Glen Nor High School and a longtime member in Plumbers...
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Mary Ann "May" O'Malley

December 29, 2017

Mary Ann "May" O'Malley of East Goshen, PA passed away peacefully on December 29, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Frenchpark, County Roscommon, Ireland on November 17, 1929, she was the 4th of 9 children born to the late James and Mary Ann (Giblin) Dowd. May immigrated to the United States in August of 1948. She met and later married Joseph O'Malley of Westport, County Mayo, Ireland....
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Mary Louise "Marilou" Bockstie

December 10, 1933 - December 29, 2017

Mary Louise "Marilou" Bockstie, 84, of West Chester, PA went home to be with the Lord on December 29, 2017. Born in Baltimore, MD on December 10, 1933, Marilou was the daughter of the late Andrew C. and Regina (nee Mueller) Goss, and the youngest of nine siblings. She was the loving mother of Juanita "Nita" Mattiola (John) and the devoted grandmother of Samuel, Joseph and Jack Mattiola;...
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Suzanne Stellfox

December 28, 2017

Suzanne M. Stellfox (nee Curney), age 83, of Honey Brook, PA, formerly of Springfield, PA, and born in Chester, PA, to the late Michael and Mary (nee Stichter) Curney, passed away on December 28, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Stellfox. Loving mother of Mark (Linda), David (Debbie) and Bruce (Crickett). Dear grandmother of Jeremiah, Zachary, Jessica, Matthew, Spencer and Mackenzie....
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Donald Lee Rieck, Jr.

July 31, 1967 - December 28, 2017

Donald Lee Rieck, Jr., 50, of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania passed away suddenly on December 28, 2017. His tragic loss is mourned by those who knew and loved him, especially his wife of 15 years, Holly (nee Sando), and his children, Donald Lee Rieck III (10) and Emily Joyce Rieck (8). He is also survived by his father, Donald L. Rieck, Sr. of Lakeland, Fl; his mother Denise A. Rieck of Clearwater,...
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Edith Johnson

January 10, 1923 - December 27, 2017

Edith Johnson (nee Stillman) age 94, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on December 27, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Nellie Stillman (nee Murray). Edith was employed with the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia, PA for over 40 years. She enjoyed playing cards and traveling with her Seniors Club. She was a former member of Drexel Hill Methodist...
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Joseph T. Coppola

December 27, 2017

Joseph Thomas Coppola, age 54, of Wayne, PA, passed away on December 27, 2017. Born in Daytona Beach, FL, he was the son of Joseph R. and Margaret A. Coppola. Mr. Coppola received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Valparaiso University in 1985 and his M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1992. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Knoll, Inc. from June, 2015 until the...
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George Pellegrino, Jr.

July 25, 1944 - December 27, 2017

George Pellegrino, Jr., 73, of Springfield, Pa passed away peacefully December 27, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late George and Violet (nee Bauer) Pellegrino. He was a very simple man who loved being with his family and friends. George is survived by his loving wife Rita (nee Rodden) Pellegrino, his children Gina Santosusso (Albert) and George Pellegrino III,...
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Robin K. Wille

December 26, 2017

Robin Kathleen Wille, of West Chester, died suddenly Tuesday morning at home in Hershey's Mill. Her death unexpectedly followed that of her beloved sister Diane Wenckebach by only a few hours on the same day. Formerly of Radnor, Ocean City and Stone Harbor, Robin was the devoted daughter of June and Carroll Wille, with whom she lived for many years. She cherished her daughter Carrie Staub...
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Diane L. Wenckebach

December 26, 2017

Diane L. Wenckebach, of West Chester and Delray Beach, FL, widow of George Bonno Wenckebach, died on Tuesday morning in comfort after an extended illness. Diane was the devoted daughter of June and Carroll Wille and sister of the late Robin Wille and Nancy Winther (Bob) and the quintessential Auntie of Carrie Staub Vomacka (John), Bryan Winther (Melanie Errico), Kelly Sweeney (Tim), Gwen...
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Judith Jane Bavis White

December 25, 2017

Judith Jane Bavis was born November 16, 1940 in Washington, D.C. Her father, Edward Milton Bavis, formerly from Baltimore and St. Michaels Maryland and her mother Virginia Aldridge Bavis formerly from Kentucky, had recently moved there to found a commercial mechanical contracting company, BAVIS CRAWFORD. They lived on Lanier Place in Washington and summered in Annapolis, MD. Judy was a city...
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Marianne P. "Mum Mum" Brower

August 15, 1946 - December 25, 2017

Marianne P. Brower "Mummum" (nee Bove), age 71, of Springfield, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away suddenly on December 25, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Albert F. Brower. Loving mother of Pattie Brower and Tommy Brower (Fianceé Shannon Maria). Dear grandmother of Sammi Brower. Sister of the late Bill and John Bove. Sister-in-law of Alba Bove and cousin to Aunt Linda. Aunt...
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Kerry E. Graham

November 20, 1947 - December 25, 2017

Kerry E. Graham, age 70, of West Chester, PA passed away on December 25, 2017. Kerry was employed with AT&T in the management division as the National Crossover Chairman. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War, was an avid hunter, enjoyed Cape May Point in New Jersey, and time spent at his beach house in Bowers Beach, Delaware. Kerry was the beloved...
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Concetta "Connie" Orazi

May 14, 1920 - December 24, 2017

Concetta "Connie" Orazi (nee Pichirallo), 97, of Elverson, PA, passed away on December 24, 2017 after a brief illness. Born in Elizabeth, NJ in 1920, she was the beloved daughter of the late Paul and Nancy Pichirallo. Connie lived in Elizabeth for many years before moving to Florida and eventually to Pennsylvania. Connie enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, and watching Hallmark movies. ...
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David P. Schulze

January 26, 1988 - December 24, 2017

David P. Schulze, age 29, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 24, 2017. Born in West Palm Beach, FL., it had remained one of his favorite places to visit. David will be missed by many who loved him, including his parents Gary P. and Robin A. Schulze (nee Mitchell), his brother Austin L Schulze and sisters Christine and Victoria Jones. He is also survived by his...
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John B. "Jackie" Everly

December 24, 2017

John B. "Jackie" Everly, 57, of Springfield, PA, passed away on December 24, 2017. Born in Darby, PA in 1960, he was the beloved son of the late John R. and Catherine F. (nee Brown) Everly and the loving brother of Karen M. Perugini (John), Christopher D. Everly (MaryAnn Dahlen), and Douglas S. Everly. Jackie resided in Don Guanella Village for 31 years where he was loved and cared for. He...
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Donn Gibson Miller, U.S. Army, Ret.

August 9, 1939 - December 24, 2017

Colonel Donn Gibson Miller (U.S. Army, Retired), passed away on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017 after a heroic battle with leukemia. He was surrounded with love by his wife, Carol, of 55 years and his children, Kimberly and Donn Scott. Donn was born on August 9, 1939 in Woodsville, NH. He graduated with a bachelor of science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, in...
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Francis Gerard Dwyer, Ph.D.

December 24, 2017

Francis Gerard Dwyer, Ph.D., 86, of Kennett Square, PA and formerly of Westtown, PA, passed away on December 24, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1931, he was the son of the late Francis George and Elizabeth (nee Foley) Dwyer. Frank graduated from St. Joseph Preparatory School in 1949. He was a graduate of Villanova University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical...
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Peter J. Cavaliere

October 25, 1936 - December 24, 2017

Peter J. Cavaliere, 81, of West Chester, PA, passed away on December 24, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1936, he was the son of the late Peter and Angelina (nee Belmonte) Cavaliere. He was the beloved husband of Lena (nee DeLuca) Cavaliere, with whom he shared 55 ½ years of marriage; loving father of Linda DeSantis, Peter Cavaliere, Laura Donnelly, Ronald J. Cavaliere, and Tina M. O'Toole...
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John Foley

November 18, 1927 - December 23, 2017

John Bernard Foley, 90, of Media, Pa (formerly of Springfield, Pa) passed away on December 23, 2017. He was predeceased by his parents John B. Foley, Sr. and Mary A. Foley (nee Tighe), his brother Thomas Foley and sister Gertrude McKenney. He served in the US Navy from 12/09/1944 and was honorably discharged July 11, 1946, serving on the USS Colonial LSD in the Pacific. He was awarded the...
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Edward J. Wallin, Sr.

December 23, 2017

Edward J. Wallin, Sr., age 90, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on December 23, 2017. He was the son of the late William and Marie Agnes Wallin (nee Bell). Edward was a 1945 graduate of St. Thomas More High School in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the United States Army during the World War II era. He was employed as an electrical worker at General Electric. He was a board member of the...
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Melissa C. Cassidy

December 23, 2017

Melissa C. Cassidy, 37, of Glen Mills, PA passed away on December 23, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of Joseph G. and Arlene K. (nee Corace) Cassidy; devoted mother of Alana Lemon; dear sister of Joseph G. Cassidy, IV (Melissa); loving aunt of Shane, Megan, and Dillon Cassidy. Services and interment are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Alana Lemon's College Fund...
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Anna M. (nee Curcio) Pilla

July 4, 1925 - December 23, 2017

Anna M. (nee Curcio) Pilla, 92, of Springfield, PA passed away on December 23, 2017. Born in Ballston Spa, New York to the late Joseph and Rose (nee DeMaio) Curcio. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Gabriel R. Pilla, Jr. and her brothers Emanuel "Boysie" Curcio and William Curcio. Anna is survived by her loving children Jo-Ann Dougherty (Paul), Linda Tomaselli (the late Kenny) and...
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Doris (nee Drybala) Ricardo

March 20, 1952 - December 22, 2017

Doris Ricardo (nee Drybala), 65, of West Chester, PA, passed away on December 22, 2017. Born in Chester, PA in 1952, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Clare (nee Trembicki) Drybala. She retired in 2011, working as a long time supervisor for Clark County Detention Center, Pretrial Services Division, Nevada. Doris is predeceased by her loving husband, Frank Ricardo, Jr. She is...
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Thomas P. "Tom" Mulholland

January 18, 1947 - December 21, 2017

Thomas P. Mulholland, age 70, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on December 21, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late George and Bridget (nee McDonnell) Mulholland. Thomas graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1964. He received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from St. Joseph's University. Thomas was an All American soccer player for St. Joseph's University. He...
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Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Kearney

April 29, 1969 - December 21, 2017

Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Kearney, 48, of Drexel Hill passed away on Dec. 21, 2017 after a battle with cancer. Mary Beth was born April 29, 1969 to Joseph and Elizabeth Ann (Betty Ann) Kearney (nee Ryan) in Haverford, PA. She attended Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic School and Archbishop Prendergast High School ('86), before graduating from Neumann University ('95). Mary Beth was a loving...
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Albert J. Katrakazis

September 3, 1959 - December 21, 2017

Albert J. Katrakazis Age 58, of Broomall, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on December 21, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Markos and Mary (nee Apilungo) Katrakazis. Albert was employed as both a plumber and electrician for Campus Apartments in Philadelphia. He was an avid fisherman and genuinely enjoyed watching his sons play sports including...
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Eugene T. "Gene" Docherty

December 21, 2017

Eugene T. Docherty, 77, of West Chester, PA passed away on December 21, 2017. Born in 1940, Gene was the beloved son of the late Eugene and Mary (Rafferty) Docherty. Gene was a 1962 graduate of Villanova University and worked as an Accountant for Glaxo-Smith Kline. He was a kind and perceptive person. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Bangert) Docherty; loving father of Mary Theresa...
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Ann (nee Gospel) Robinson

January 18, 1942 - December 20, 2017

Ann (nee Gospel) Robinson, 75, of Bradford, England passed away on December 20, 2017. She was born in England to the late Fred and Annie (nee Wutton) Gospel. Ann is survived by her beloved husband David Scott Robinson; loving children Paul (Vicki) Robinson and Victoria (Terrance) Ryan; dear siblings Jean (Milton) Duckworth and Howard (Cathy) Gospel. She is also survived by her loving...
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Mary M. Harkins

March 18, 1923 - December 19, 2017

Mary M. Harkins (nee Alimonti), 94, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on December 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1923, Mary was the daughter of the late Michael and Concetta Alimonti (nee Taraborelli). Mary was employed at GSB and she worked in the cafeteria. Before she was employed there, she worked for the railroad. Mary is survived by her beloved husband Edward Harkins, her loving...
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Gerard W. Atchison

April 26, 1945 - December 19, 2017

Gerard W. Atchison, age 72, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on December 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William and Ida Atchison (nee Miller). Gerard was a graduate of St. Ambrose Grade School and a 1963 graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School, both in Philadelphia, PA. Gerard served in the United States Air Force and the United States Marine Corps...
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Harry W. Bickhardt

July 16, 1929 - December 19, 2017

Harry W. Bickhardt, 88, of Havertown, PA passed away on December 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1929, Harry was the son of the late Henry and Martha Bickhardt (nee Wilson). Harry was employed as a production supervisor with Sportsradio 610 WIP in Philadelphia, PA. Harry was the beloved husband of Anna "Nancy" Bickhardt (nee Burns); loving father of Craig Bickhardt (Eileen), Deborah...
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George Ronald Nelson

March 27, 1931 - December 18, 2017

George Ronald Nelson, age 86, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on December 18, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John J. and Mildred Nelson (nee Dunlap). Mr. Nelson served in the United States Army during the Korean War era where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was also a member of the First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary, the oldest...
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Mary L. Bolton

October 10, 1932 - December 18, 2017

Mary L. Bolton, 85, of Springfield, Pa passed away on December 18, 2017. She was born in Windber, Pa to the late Ralph and Anna (nee Cook) Piggott. She was also predeceased by her beloved husband Paul P. Bolton and her siblings Wendel, Lois and Ralph. Mary is survived by her children Kathryn (William) Card, Mary (Jim) Stewart, Elizabeth (Charles) Kildea, Michael Bolton (Peter Keleher),...
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Robert D. Mears, Jr. "Don"

September 9, 1942 - December 18, 2017

Robert D. Mears, Jr. "Don" of West Chester, PA passed away on December 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Riley) Mears; loving father of Robert D. Mears, III (Katie), Deborah A. Udo (Mfon), Brian D. Mears (Sarah), and the late baby Thomas Joseph Mears; devoted grandfather of Ehrin, McKenna, Bobby, Ellie, Ennis, Wilson, Annie, Patrick, Owen, and Riley; dear brother of Bruce Mears, Ron...
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Charles E. "Chuck" Will

December 27, 1925 - December 18, 2017

Charles E. "Chuck" Will age 91, of Media, PA and Palm Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2017. Born in Norristown, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Raymond and Anna DeLong (nee Williver) Will. Chuck was the beloved husband of Kathleen G. Will (nee Galvin), the dear brother of the late Joanne W. Shropshire, and cherished uncle to his niece and nephews. At the age of 17...
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Charles B. Corrigan

May 4, 1931 - December 17, 2017

Charles B. Corrigan, age 86, of Newtown Square, PA, formerly of Havertown, PA, passed away on December 17, 2017. Born in Philadelhia, PA, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Sarah (nee McCann) Corrigan. Charles graduated from Overbrook High School and was employed as a machinist with MilPrint, Inc. in Downingtown, PA. Charles was an avid Eagles fan, delighted in Ireland and enjoyed...
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Mary F. Baroni

March 26, 1931 - December 15, 2017

Mary F. Baroni,(nee Pfander), 86 of Holmes, Pa passed away on December 15, 2017 at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Grace (nee Haymaker) Pfander. She was also predeceased by her loving husband Joseph N. Baroni, Sr., son Joseph N. Baroni, Jr., brothers Phil, Frank and Albert Pfander, sisters Dolores O'Dess and Grace Delaney. Mary was a homemaker and...
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Gloria M. (Robinson) Snyder

February 18, 1929 - December 15, 2017

Gloria M. (Robinson) Snyder, 88, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Camp Hill, PA, passed away after a long illness on December 15, 2017. Born in West Pittston, PA on February 18, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Theodore M. and Emma (Nafus) Robinson of Wyoming, PA. She was preceded in death by a brother, Carlyle Robinson of Wyoming, PA and a son, Richard M. Snyder of Bensalem, PA. ...
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Eleanor "Ronnie" R. Vickery

October 14, 1922 - December 15, 2017

Eleanor R."Ronnie" Vickery (nee Roche), 94, of Media, PA, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Born in Norwood, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Isabella (nee Miller) Roche. Eleanor is pre-deceased by her husband James E. Vickery, loving mother of Maryanne Parachini (David), Joyce Eather (Robert), Joanne E. Vickery DiTore (Alfred), Jay E. Vickery (Trish), and Jayne Cook...
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Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Dowd

September 20, 1944 - December 15, 2017

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Dowd Born: September 20, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died: December 15, 2017 in Lima, Pennsylvania Betty was predeceased by her parents Eugene John Dowd, Sr. and Iva Helen (Cole) Dowd, as well as sister-in law Lorraine Susan (Street) Dowd. In 1964 she graduated from Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. For many years she worked for...
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Hong Zhang, Ph.D.

June 27, 1983 - December 15, 2017

Hong Zhang, Ph.D., age 34, of Strafford, PA, passed away on December 15, 2017. Born in Xinghua, China, she was the only child of Shu Zhang and Xiuhua Gu. Hong graduated from Nanjing University, where she met her husband, Yijun Huang. They married in 2007. Both studied at the University of Pittsburgh, where she received her Ph.D. in Chemistry. She was an excellent student with many...
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Mary Sue Misko

August 10, 1934 - December 14, 2017

Mary Sue Misko, (nee McCormick), 83, formerly of West Chester, PA passed away on December 14, 2017. Beloved wife of Robert W. Misko (deceased); loving mother of Robert W. Misko Jr. (Claire), Daniel I. Misko, John F. Misko (Kathy) and Suzanne T. Zindel (George, deceased); grandmother of Jack Misko, George Zindel, Hannah Misko, Grant Zindel, Graham Misko and Emma Misko; sister of Harry "Bunky"...
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Edward P. Candeloro, Sr.

December 1, 1931 - December 14, 2017

Edward P. Candeloro, Sr., age 86, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on December 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John and Ernestine Candeloro. Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife, Rose M. Candeloro (nee Zagroski) and his brothers John and Joseph Candeloro. He is survived by his loving son, Edward P. Candeloro, Jr., his sister Rita Froeder, his nephew,...
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Loretta J. Campbell

June 2, 1956 - December 14, 2017

Loretta J. Campbell (nee Stapleton), age 61, of Secane, PA, passed away peacefully at home on December 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francis J. and Dorothy (nee Pearcy) Stapleton. Loretta was the beloved wife of James Campbell, the loving mother of Rebecca L. Campbell, the cherished grandmother of Avery and Kendall Leech, and the dear sister of...
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Lorraine A. Kley

March 1, 1942 - December 13, 2017

Lorraine A. Kley, 75, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Aston, PA passed away on December 13, 2017. Born in Chester, PA in 1942, Lorraine was the daughter of the late Stephen J. and Anna Pasco (nee Ovates). Lorraine was a devoted wife and mother. She was a devout Catholic with a strong devotion to St. Theresa and the Sacred Heart of Jesus. She served as an Usher at SS Simon and Jude...
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James J. Ward

November 13, 1932 - December 13, 2017

James J. Ward, age 85, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away on December 13, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James H. and Marion C. (nee Stone) Ward. James graduated with two Bachelor of Science Degrees, one from Villanova University and a second from Drexel University. He was employed as an Electrical Engineer for Philadelphia Electric Company. James honorably...
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Orian F. "Bud" Horne

August 4, 1938 - December 13, 2017

Orian Francis "Bud" Horne, age 79, of Essington, PA, passed away on December 13, 2017. He was the son of the late Alvah R. and Priscilla May Horne (nee Miley) Horne and the brother of the late Alvah, William and Alice. Bud worked for many years as a heavy equipment operator for Edward McGinn Company. He enjoyed collecting pocket watches, listening to country music, watching western movies,...
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Pauline Edine Balabon

December 13, 2017

Pauline Edine Balabon, 86, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Ocean City, NJ passed away on December 13, 2017. Pauline was predeceased by her husband, John J. Balabon, Jr. She is survived by her beloved dog, Bumble and Cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation 10:00-10:30 AM Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA...
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Barbara E. Oliva

November 4, 1942 - December 13, 2017

Barbara E. Oliva (nee Filippone), 75, of Chadds Ford, PA passed away on December 13, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1942, she was the daughter of the late August and Agnes (nee Fantini) Filippone. Barbara enjoyed working with children at Glen Acres Elementary School. She liked to read, sew, and over the course of her married life, she traveled the world with her husband, Raul. She was...
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Joan M. Moran

August 25, 1932 - December 13, 2017

Joan M. Moran (nee Peiser), 85, of West Brandywine Township, PA, passed away on December 13, 2017. She was born in Hazelton, PA, to the late William Peiser and Grace Peiser (nee Sprague). Sharing her Nursing talents at Hahneman Hospital, Joan touched many, many lives throughout her career. She was also very active with Covenant Presbyterian Church, always helping others. Joan is...
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Jay David Wisler

October 19, 1967 - December 12, 2017

Jay Wisler, 50, of Downingtown, PA, passed away of a myocardial infarction on December 12, 2017. He was the husband of Kristen Schweikert Wisler, with whom he shared 18 years of marriage. Jay was born in Norristown, PA, to Beverly Ann Wisler and the late John Barry Wisler. He received his Master's Degree from Gettysburg College and worked as Manger in the business of Finance. In...
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