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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

Anna May Reitze

November 18, 1926 - July 19, 2017

Anna May Reitze (née Haefner), 90, of Newtown Square and formerly of Broomall, PA passed away on July 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Anna was the beloved daughter of the late John and Mary (Everett) Haefner. Anna May worked as a bookkeeper for Meenan Oil Company until her retirement in 2000. Anna May was an avid reader, who also loved gardening and took particular pride in her...
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Catherine Pappas

July 13, 1931 - July 19, 2017

Catherine Pappas (nee Stewart), age 86, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on July 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Ruth Stewart (nee McDonald). Catherine had been employed as a waitress in the restaurant industry. Catherine is survived by her loving children, John P. Pappas (Roseann) and Desiree A. Torelli (Tony), her grandchildren Olivia...
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James Vincent Prozzillo

October 4, 1936 - July 17, 2017

James Vincent Prozzillo passed away on July 17, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 4, 1936, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Sarah (Vesci) Prozzillo. He was the loving husband of Antoinette E. (Salvo) Prozzillo. They would have celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary on July 31st, 2017. James was the proud father of Pasqual Prozzillo (Eileen) of Lancaster, PA, John...
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Mary McGlone

November 8, 1933 - July 17, 2017

Mary McGlone (née Moy), 83, of Broomall, PA, passed away on July 17, 2017. Born in County Donegal, Ireland in 1933, she was the beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Mary (McAloon) Moy and sister to the late Sheila Moy and Rose McGinley. Mary enjoyed knitting, Irish music, Irish dancing and spending time with her grandson. She was a big Judge Judy fan and always watched "Dancing with...
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H. Richard Graul

July 15, 2017

H. Richard Graul, 83, passed peacefully in his sleep July, 15th, 2017 at home. He is the Son of Havard Hoops Graul and Elizabeth Hall Graul. Survived by his wife Mary B. Graul, his 3 daughters, Barbara Eleanor Potter, Susan Ruth Pollock, Linda Jean Engle, children of Eleanor Wright Graul & his 2 sons H. Richard, Jr. and William John, 9 grandchildren and was blessed with great grandchildren,...
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Jo-Zetta F. Shawl

September 14, 1957 - July 15, 2017

Jo-Zetta F. Shawl, age 59, of Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, passed away on July 15, 2017 after a brief illness. She is survived by her mother, Juanita Davis, of Folsom, Pennsylvania, loving husband, Timothy Shawl, MD, and son, Nicholas Shawl of Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, grandmother Sylvia Cox of Gretna, Virginia, her loving nephews Dan and Alex Fitzgerald, and step-brother Warren Davis. She...
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Mary C. "Molly" Palucci

November 17, 1926 - July 15, 2017

Mary C. "Molly" Palucci (nee Petrill), age 90, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on July 15, 2017. Born in Hazelton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Vincent and Gertrude Petrill (nee Ward). Molly was a 1942 graduate of Hazelton High School where she was a cheerleader and had an abundance of energy. She was an accomplished classical pianist and was in many recitals. Molly was a...
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Anne Linda Molineux

April 16, 1947 - July 14, 2017

Anne Linda Molineux, age 70, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on July 14, 2017. Born in in Philadelphia to the late Michael and Edna Kane, Anne was a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School and worked as a Manager of The Head Nut in Swarthmore for 15 years. Anne is survived by her beloved children, Dr. Michael Molineux (Paul) and Lea Ann Molineux (Leon). Anne is also survived by her...
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Columbina J. "Bina" Bonanni

October 12, 1927 - July 14, 2017

Columbina "Bina" J. Bonanni (nee Angelini), 89, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on July 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Domenico and Francesca Angelini (nee Taddei) and the beloved wife of the late Armando "Arman" Bonanni. Bina's passion was taking care of her family, and especially enjoyed cooking for her husband, Arman, children, grandchildren, and...
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Theresa A. Falcone

August 6, 1925 - July 13, 2017

Theresa A. Falcone, born August 6, 1925, died peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Quadrangle in Haverford PA. She is survived by siblings, Martino A. Falcone (Rita), Carmela Falcone, Antoinette D. Kaufman (John), three loving nieces, a nephew, five great-nieces, two great-nephews, three great-great-nieces, and two great-great nephews. In addition to her parents, Joseph & Maria...
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Mildred L. Lebkuecher

October 29, 1919 - July 13, 2017

Mildred L. Lebkeucher (nee Beil), age 97, of Lansdowne, PA, passed away on July 13, 2017. Born in Shiloh Valley, IL, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Barbara Beil (nee Kraft). Mildred was predeceased by her beloved husband, Albert L. Lebkeucher and her siblings George, Arthur, Robert, Florence and Dorothy. She is survived by her loving daughter Janice K. Vlahovich, her...
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Joseph "Joe" F. Conneen, Jr.

January 15, 1944 - July 13, 2017

Joseph F."Joe" Conneen, Jr., age 73, of Broomall, passed away on July 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bryn Mawr, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph F. and Dorothy (nee Wagner) Conneen, Sr. Joe was a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School, class of 1961. He was employed as a plumber and was a member of Plumbers Union Local 690. He was an avid Eagles fan, enjoyed...
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Charles J. Jesnig, Jr.

January 7, 1932 - July 12, 2017

Charles J. Jesnig, Jr., age 85, passed away on July 12, 2017. Born in Upper Darby Township, he was the son of the late Charles J. Jesnig, Sr. and May Jesnig (nee Smith). Charles was employed as a Builder at the Woodbrook House in Newtown Square, PA. Charles was predeceased by his loving wife, Helene K. Jesnig (nee Rau). He is survived by his daughter Helene C. Jesnig-Warchol (Richard),...
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John J. Hickey

September 17, 1941 - July 12, 2017

John J. Hickey, 75 of Wilmington, DE, formerly of the Westbrook Park section of Upper Darby, PA, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017, after a brave battle with cancer. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1941, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Dorothy B. (nee Toolen) Hickey. After graduating from Monsignor Bonner High School in 1960, John worked as an electrician and was a member of...
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Lucille J. (nee Michel) Barnes

May 13, 1927 - July 12, 2017

Lucille J. Barnes (nee Michel), 90, of West Chester, PA passed away on July 12, 2017. Born in Goshen, IN in 1927, she was the daughter of the late Anthony H. and Esther (nee Hoffman) Michel. Lucille was the beloved wife of the late Robert Barnes; loving mother of Deborah Jean Barnes Feldser (Michael) and the late John Robert Barnes (Paula); devoted grandmother of David Feldser, Mark Feldser...
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Dr. Thomas F. Rooney, Jr.

February 19, 1945 - July 12, 2017

Dr. Thomas F. Rooney, Jr., age 72, of Drexel Hill, PA passed away on July 12, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Susan S. Rooney (nee Smith). Loving father of Thomas F. Rooney, III (DaVonne R. Armstrong) and Jonathan J. Rooney (Stephanie). Grandfather of Declan Rooney. Brother of Mary Jo Hitz (George). Thomas was predeceased by his parents Thomas F. Rooney, Sr. and Josepha A. Rooney (nee...
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Carl A. Baumert, Jr.

1929 - 2017

Carl A. Baumert, Jr., PE, of Newtown Square, PA. Born in Philadelphia in 1929, he was the son of the late Carl and Florence Baumert. He attended Northeast High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Drexel Institute of Technology (now Drexel University) in 1951. Following graduation, Carl served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
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John H. Gault

July 3, 1927 - July 11, 2017

John H. Gault, age 90, of Wallingford, PA, formerly of Drexel Hill and Springfield, PA, passed away on July 11, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Helen Gault (nee Bolton). At his retirement, John was employed as an Estimator for the DuPont Company. He previously worked for the Atlantic Refinery Company. John and his wife Helen spent their free time and...
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Anthony J. Day, (Tony)

March 12, 1931 - July 10, 2017

Anthony J. Day (Tony), age 86, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on July 10, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Edmund and Eleanor Day (nee Gallagher). Tony Day was a teacher in the Philadelphia School District for over 30 years. He was predeceased by his siblings Edmund, Hugh, Charles and Marie (Eleanor Therese, SSJ). He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann P. Day ...
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Barbara Murphy Quinn

June 14, 1947 - July 9, 2017

Quinn, Barbara (nee Murphy), 70, passed away on July 9, 2017 after a long illness. Beloved wife of Michael John Quinn, loving mother of Michael M. Quinn (Tara) and William J.M. Quinn (Christina). Devoted "Grammy" of Braden, Avery and Olivia Quinn. Loved sister of Delia Murphy Schmidt (Werner), beloved sister of the late William Murphy and beloved sister-in-law of Dr. Mary Murphy. Barbara...
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Danilee Nicole "Danya" Eichhorn

May 10, 1984 - July 9, 2017

Danilee Nicole "Danya" Eichhorn, 33, of West Chester, PA passed away on July 9, 2017. Born in West Chester in 1984, she was the daughter of Barrie J. F. and Betty Kay (nee Hose) Eichhorn. She worked as a tutor. Danilee loved poetry and enjoyed writing. She was the loving sister of Sue M. Scales and Dennis A. Eichhorn (Sarah); dear aunt of Rebecca J. Scales. Relatives and friends are...
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Brendan W. Randall

May 8, 1966 - July 9, 2017

Brendan W. Randall, age 51, of Chicago, IL, passed away suddenly on July 9, 2017. Born in Edina, MN, he was the son of Mary Ann Randall (nee Hunt) and the late Charles V. Randall. Brendan was employed as an Education Consultant. In addition to his mother, Brendan is survived by his beloved wife, Cathleen Randall (nee Coyle) and his siblings Colleen Randall (Jeffrey Friedman), Michael...
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Daniel J. Chappelle

September 13, 1961 - July 8, 2017

Daniel J. Chappelle, age 55, of Mount Laurel, NJ, passed away on July 8, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Elizabeth Chappelle (nee Carlin). Dan graduated from the Philadelphia College of Arts and was employed as a Graphic Artist in the Film and Television industry. Dan is survived by his wife Stephanie S. Chappelle (nee Machles) and his son Lewis. ...
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Cecile B. Sauder

April 21, 1920 - July 7, 2017

Cecile B. Sauder (nee Bond), age 97, of Broomall, PA, passed away on July 7, 2017. Born in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Lumina Bond (nee Francoeur). Cecile was predeceased by her beloved husband, Leroy S. Sauder. She is survived by her loving son Michael A. Sauder and her sisters, Annette and Jacquelyn. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing...
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Joseph L. "Joe" Palmer

November 8, 1931 - July 7, 2017

Joseph L. "Joe" Palmer, 85, of Glenolden, Pa passed away on July 7, 2017 at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Egolf )Palmer and the son of the late Charles and Agnes (nee McIntyre) Palmer. He was also predeceased by 5 siblings. Joe served with the Army National Guard. He worked as a truck driver for Wawa Dairy and Gordon Davis , and later was a crossing...
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Madeline M. Nace

January 27, 1920 - July 7, 2017

Madeline M. Nace, 97, formerly of Havertown, PA, passed away July 7, 217 at St. Francis Country House, Darby, PA. She was born to the late William J. & Madeleine M. Nace (nee O'Neill), in Philadelphia, PA. Madeline attended Incarnation School and Hallahan High School and went on to work in the finance office of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 25 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart...
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Nicole Ann Schneider Bomberger

July 7, 2017

Nicole Ann Schneider Bomberger, age 38, of Mount Joy, PA, passed into the arms of Jesus on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy following a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. Born and raised in Sharon Hill, Nicole enjoyed playing various sports for Holy Spirit CYO, Sharon Hill Athletic Association, and the Sharon Hill Swim Club. For many years, Nicole...
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Emil J. Pecko

September 2, 1922 - July 5, 2017

Emil J. Pecko (94) of Delaware passed away on Wednesday July 5, 2017. Born in Philadelphia in 1922, he was the son of the late Joseph Pecko and Mildred (Gama) Pecko. Beloved husband of the late Florence A. (Gelbotowski) Pecko. Loving father of Susan Berland (the late Richard) and Monica Levin (Mark). Survived by sister Betty McCann. Devoted grandfather of Tracie Miller (Ryan), Rachel Levin,...
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Catharine M. Taylor

September 15, 1944 - July 3, 2017

Catharine M. Taylor, age 72, of Wynnewood, PA passed away on July 3, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Agatha Taylor Clemente (nee LaBrum). Catharine was employed in Customer Service for AAA in Haverford, PA. She is survived by her loving daughters Christina Norwich and Dana Vink (William), her 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, her brother...
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Ina Ranalli

November 22, 1920 - July 3, 2017

Ina Ranalli (nee Francis), 96, of Broomall, PA., passed away on July 3, 2017. Born in Gaspe Quebec, Canada in 1920, she was the beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Victoria Francis (nee Hammond) and loving wife of the late Adam Ranalli. Ina spent her life taking care of her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ina was the loving mother of...
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Peter "Pete" Tremper

October 20, 1977 - July 3, 2017

Peter J. Tremper "Pete", 39, of Lansdowne, passed away on July 3, 2017. Born in New Haven, CT. He was the son of Alan W. Tremper (Toni Mastrocola) and Mary Tremper (nee Heffernan). Pete attended Monsignor Bonner High School and was a member of the crew team. He graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY and was also a member on the crew team. Pete was a team member of the Babe Ruth...
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Marie Miele Ronayne

September 22, 1941 - July 2, 2017

Marie Miele Ronayne of Bryn Mawr, PA and Tequesta, FL passed away suddenly on July 2, 2017. A true force of nature, Marie left her presence felt wherever she went. She graduated from Merion Mercy Academy where she won academic and mischief awards. She also graduated from Gwynedd Mercy College and Widener University. This clearly prepared her for over 30 years in education where she taught at...
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Barbara June Grover-Drake

October 23, 1963 - July 1, 2017

Barbara June Grover-Drake, age 53, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on July 1, 2017. Born in Roxborough, PA, to the late Raymond and Patricia Grover (nee Moffitt). She was predeceased by her stepfather John McComas, husband Edward Drake, Sr., common-law husband Zygmont Kolenda, brother James Dougherty, sister Deborah Wyatt and daughter Brianna Grover. Barbara is survived by her children;...
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Lois Helene (nee Brooks) Morris

May 28, 1930 - July 1, 2017

Lois Helene Morris (nee Brooks), 87, of West Chester, PA., Formerly of Broomall, PA., passed away on July 1, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1930, she was the beloved daughter of the late Irvin and Gertrude (nee Eckert) Brooks. Lois graduated from Bartram High School. She then worked as a secretary at Haverford College and Bell Telephone. Lois retired in 1987 from State Farm Insurance...
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John J. "Jack" Dabagian

September 5, 1941 - July 1, 2017

John (Jack) Joseph Dabagian, 75, of Upper Darby, PA passed away peacefully on July 1, 2017, surrounded by his wife and children. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Charles and Elizabeth (nee Wolfram) Dabagian. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee McGovern), loving father of Gregory (Nancy), Neil (Janet), Ellen (Tim) O'Connell, and Martha Beth (Brendan) Driscoll,...
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Deborah "Debbie" Wood

April 1, 1933 - June 30, 2017

Deborah (Jorgenson) Wood, 84, formerly of Chester Springs, PA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, passed away on June 30, 2017 at Chester County Pocopson Home. Born in Germantown, PA to the late Yern and Deborah (nee Loeb) Jorgenson. She was a graduate from Radnor High School. She worked at Whitford flowers in the Exton Square Mall as a flower arranger. She enjoyed making flower arrangements and...
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Robert J. Nunan

October 20, 1928 - June 30, 2017

Robert J. Nunan, 88, of Upper Darby, PA passed away on June 30, 2017. Born in Upper Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Marie C. (nee Kelly) Nunan. Bob was a graduate of West Catholic Boys High School in 1948. He then went on and joined the United States Army and served during the Korean conflict. After his honorable discharge, he then went to work for the United States...
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Anthony M. Delloso "ANT"

December 18, 1990 - June 30, 2017

Anthony Michael Delloso "ANT", 26, of Clifton Heights, passed away on June 30, 2017. Born in Drexel Hill, PA he was the son of Francis D. and Theresa M. (nee Sibley) Delloso. He was employed at J&M as a shop Steward, Iron Mountain, and Ed's Beer. Anthony is survived by his loving grandfather John Delloso; his siblings Francis D. Delloso and Nicholas M. Delloso; his niece Dahlia June Delloso...
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Marilyn C. "Lynn" Schwartz

March 15, 1936 - June 28, 2017

Marilyn C."Lynn" Schwartz (nee Chambers), 81, of Springfield. Passed away on June 28, 2017. Born March 15, 1936, she is predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Robert J. Schwartz, Sr., parents John and Eleanor (nee Kelly) Chambers, her brother John and sisters Barb Dougherty and Pat Busby. Marilyn was a wife and mother who loved her family, other people and life in general. She always had a...
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James F. O'Brien, Jr.

March 9, 1938 - June 28, 2017

James F. O'Brien, Jr., age 79, of Boothwyn, PA, passed away on June 28, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James F. O'Brien, Sr. and Mary O'Brien (nee Almeida). James was employed as a bartender at the Springfield Inn, formerly known as Ricchetti's. He retired in 1999. In addition to his parents, James was predeceased by his sister, Mary O'Brien. He is survived...
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Larry S. Smondroski

May 14, 1938 - June 28, 2017

Larry S. Smondroski, age 79, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on June 28, 2017. Born in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Stanley and Helen Smondroski (nee Valickas). He was a 1956 graduate of Ridley High School where he played football. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He loved spending time with his family, was an avid hunter and fisherman and a fan of the...
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Randall Edward Hunt

January 10, 1976 - June 27, 2017

Randall E. Hunt, 41, of Elverson, passed away on June 27, 2017. Born in Phoenixville in 1976, he was the beloved son of Anne L. LaBelle and Donald E. Hunt; and dear stepson to Emma Hunt. Randy was the loving brother to Pamela A. Michny, and the devoted uncle to Maygen Michny. He was a loving son who will be dearly missed. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers,...
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Phyllis Lancello

April 16, 1931 - June 27, 2017

Phyllis Lancello (nee Della Polla), age 86, of Aldan, PA, passed away on June 27, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Teresa Della Polla (nee Pietrefesa). Phyllis was employed by the Upper Darby School District in the Food Service Department. Phyllis loved her home, her grandchildren, gardening and cooking for her family. Phyllis was...
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Howard Taylor Robinson

August 29, 1949 - June 26, 2017

Howard Taylor Robinson, 67, of Thorndale, PA passed away on June 26, 2017 after a brave battle with cancer. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1949, he was the son of the late Sidney and Josephine (nee Schwinger) Robinson. After graduating from John Bartram High School, Howard served honorably in the United States Navy. He was a salesman/entrepreneur for over 40 years, with a remarkable memory for...
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Rita M. Gahagan (nee Boland)

June 26, 2017

Rita M. Gahagan (nee Boland), 89, of Exton, PA passed away on June 26, 2017. Born in Philadelphia in 1928, she was the beloved daughter of the late James and Mary (nee Cooney) Boland. Rita graduated from Notre Dame Academy, Villanova in 1946 and attended Pierce Business School, Philadelphia. She then worked at WayneCo Enterprises in the late 1980's after her mother passed away. Rita was...
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Mark F. Coll

August 23, 1965 - June 25, 2017

Mark F. Coll, age 51, of Downingtown, PA formerly of Philadelphia, PA on June 25, 2017. Loving son of Hugh F. and Marie E. Coll (nee Petto). Brother of Peter Coll (Robin). Also survived by his niece and nephew Jessica and Tyler Coll. Services and interment are private. Arrangements The Donohue Funeral Home, 43 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA (610) 269-3080. Online...
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John "Jack" Stubblebine

January 14, 1947 - June 25, 2017

John "Jack" Frederick Stubblebine, 70, of West Chester, PA passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on June 25, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 14 in 1947, he was the son of the late Robert and Helen (nee Townsend) Stubblebine. John served his country proudly in the U.S Air Force from 1965- 1969. John was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Liberato) Stubblebine; loving...
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Earle F. Brown

June 23, 2017

Earle F. W. Brown, 91, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Media passed away on June 23, 2017. Born in 1926, in Southampton, England, Earle was the son of Francis Henry Edward Brown and Alice (Lewsey) Brown, both deceased. He worked as an Aeronautical Engineer at Boeing in Ridley Park, PA for 27 years from 1960-1987. Earle was a resident of Wellington Hall, Hershey's Mill in Chester County...
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Joan Grillo Adams

December 2, 1951 - June 23, 2017

Joan Adams (nee Grillo), 65, of Kennett Square, formerly of Exton, PA. She was a relocation specialist for Cigna and Fox and Roach. Beloved wife of John Laurence Adams; loving stepmother of Catherine Adams Baldry (Richard), Dr. Lauren Adams Miltenberger (Scott); dear sister of Patricia Kirkpatrick (the late Joseph), Carol Reynolds (Larry), Vincent Grillo (Terry); devoted grandmother of Ali...
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Christian J. "Duke" Feldkircher III

June 23, 2017

Christian J. Feldkircher III, age 85, of Newtown Square, PA, passed away on June 23, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Christian J. II and Ethel (nee Knox) Feldkircher. Christian is survived by his beloved wife Dorothy (nee Clark), his dear children Debra Jo (Howard) Watson, Christine Lee Petas and Christian Jacob IV (Janice), and his loving grandchildren Jesse, Krystle,...
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Mary R. Connell

May 18, 1927 - June 23, 2017

Mary R. Connell (nee Fitzgerald) of Morton, Pa (formerly Lowman, NY) passed away on June 23, 2017. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Robert Connell, parents Richard and Mildred (nee McClure) Fitzgerald and brother's Richard and Jack Fitzgerald. Mary was a published author, voracious reader, house builder, loved gardening, sewing, crocheting but most of all she was a mother...
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Melissa A. Conlon

June 22, 2017

Melissa A. Conlon (Missy), age 57, of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 22, 2017. Born in Ridley Park, PA she was the daughter of the late J. Myles and Ann (nee McNeile) Conlon. Missy graduated from The Academy of Notre Dame De Namur in Villanova, PA., and went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. She was a cheery and welcoming presence over many...
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Frank L. Casey

September 22, 1947 - June 22, 2017

Frank L. Casey, 69, of West Chester, PA passed away on June 22, 2017. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, he was the son of the late Frank J. and Marian (May) Casey. Frank received his BS degree from King's College and his MBA from St. Joseph's University. After working in Trust Departments for several years, he opened his own office, Comprehensive Plans Management in 1984. Frank was the head...
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Arlene D. Valentino

February 21, 1935 - June 20, 2017

Arlene D. Valentino (nee Sturgis), 82, of Downingtown, passed away on June 20, 2017. Born in Coatesville, PA in 1935, Arlene was the daughter of the late Elwood and Frances (Holden) Sturgis. She was an office manager for Meenan Oil in Downingtown, PA. She enjoyed her retirement years spending time with her family. Arlene was the beloved wife of the late Richard Joseph Valentino. She...
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John J. Kane

March 19, 1928 - June 20, 2017

John J. Kane, 89, formerly of West Chester, PA passed away on June 20, 2017. He was the beloved husband for 65 years of Dolores E. (Murphy) Kane; loving father of Patricia Arnold (James), Michael Kane (Amy), Mary Jo Massicotte (Daniel) and the late Bernadette Kane; adoring grandfather of Patricia Commale (Sam), Kathleen Weinstock (TJ), Sean Kane (Cristin), Michael Massicotte (Jill), Christina...
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Daniel Kyle Wepryk

June 19, 2017

Daniel Kyle Wepryk, 22, of Downingtown, PA passed away on June 19, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1995, he was the beloved son of Jennifer K. (nee Oakley) and Giacomo J. DeCola, Jr. and Daniel Sean Wepryk. Daniel was a graduate of Downingtown East High School. He enjoyed fishing, going to the beach, and playing lacrosse. Daniel was an avid Flyers fan and his favorite band was Florida...
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Kathleen M. O'Keefe

January 6, 1956 - June 18, 2017

Kathleen M. O'Keefe (nee O'Neill), age 61, of Wayne, PA, formerly of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 18, 2017. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and JoAnn O'Neill (nee Norman). Kathleen grew up in Havertown in a large, loving family. She attended St. Bernadette Grade School and Villa Maria Academy for high school. She was an accomplished pianist and swimmer. ...
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Mary Frances Moore

June 16, 2017

Mary Frances Moore, 71, passed away on June 16, 2017, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Darby, PA. She was the beloved wife of James R. Moore; loving mother of James R. Moore Jr. (Dawn) of West Chester, PA. and David R. Moore (Katherine) of Glenmoore, PA, and Kelli Moore Konrad (Herb) of Mount Royal, NJ.; devoted grandmother of Mackenzie, Samantha, Sophia, Sloane, Adeline and Jack; and dear...
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Rosalie G. Sarno

March 9, 1922 - June 16, 2017

Rosalie G. Sarno (nee Genovese), 95, of Glen Mills, formerly of Havertown, PA passed on June 16, 2017. Born in 1922 in Philadelphia, PA, she was daughter of the late Fred and Filomena (nee DeLeo) Genovese. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Sarno; loving mother of Joseph F. Sarno, Jr., Edward Sarno (Marilyn), Karen (John) Schlagel, Steven E. Sarno (Lois) and Monica Sarno; also...
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Margaret Martha Cloak

September 26, 1931 - June 16, 2017

Margaret Martha Cloak, age 85, of Philadelphia, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on June 16, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ethel Mae Cloak (nee Maguire). Margaret had been employed as an Assembly Line Worker for the Philadelphia Gum Factory in Havertown. In addition to her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her brothers, Alvin and...
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John B. Manning

January 13, 1939 - June 15, 2017

John B. Manning, 78, of Devon, PA passed away on June 15, 2017. Born in 1939 in Collingdale, PA, John was the son of the late Lee C. and Elizabeth (Kostes) Manning. He was a teacher at Rosemont College. John was the beloved husband of Helen (Sullivan) Manning; loving father of Ann Allen (Robert) and Catherine Treacy (Michael); adoring grandfather of Henry and Lucy Allen and Erin and Jack...
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James J. Byrne

June 14, 2017

James Joseph Byrne, 83, of West Chester, PA passed away on June 14, 2017. He was he beloved husband of the late Helen Rose (née Springer) Byrne; loving father of Kate Murphy (Michael), James Byrne (Sherri), Beth Ann Ameche (Michael), the late Mary Brophy (the late Kevin), and the late Kevin J. Byrne; devoted grandfather of Marlo, Shaena, Matthew, Patrick, Shannon, Serafina and Christopher;...
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Arthur G. Condodina

May 6, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Arthur G. Condodina, age 84, of Broomall, PA, passed away on June 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Constantine and Glyka Condodina (nee Kilonis) who immigrated to the United States from Greece in 1927. A graduate of Drexel University, Arthur spent his career developing and marketing arresting gear for military aircraft. He was awarded multiple patents and retired...
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Harold J. "Bud" Devlin

March 9, 1937 - June 14, 2017

Harold J. "Bud", age 80, of Havertown, PA passed away on June 14, 2017. Born in Bryn Mawr, PA, he was the son of the late Harold A. and Kathleen M. Devlin (nee Reaney). Bud served in the United States Navy. He was employed as a Credit Executive with Mobil Oil. Bud gave his family unconditional love and they were everything to him. He had a strong faith, and spiritual connection. ...
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Janet Louise Hill

June 14, 2017

Janet Louise Hill of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, passed away after a short illness on June 14, 2017. Born in 1946 in Philadelphia, PA she attended Lansdowne-Aldan High School and Lebanon Valley College. While in college she started as a counselor at Camp Songadeewin on Lake Willoughby in northern Vermont, a summer job that became a focus of her life and continued until the camp closed in...
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Gerry Thomas O'Halloran

February 22, 1933 - June 13, 2017

Gerry Thomas O'Halloran, age 84, of Wayne, PA, passed away on June 13, 2017. Born in Burlington, VT, he was the son of the late Paul J. and Nettie O'Halloran (nee Green). Gerry was a 1952 graduate of Cathedral High School in Burlington, VT, received his Bachelor's Degree in 1956 from the University of Vermont and received his Master's Degree in 1963 from the University of Pennsylvania. He...
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Robert G. Fithian

June 13, 2017

Robert G. Fithian, of Pottstown, PA passed away on June 13, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Margaret M. (nee Kirby) Fithian; loving father of Marie T. Fithian-Dever, Robert T. Fithian (Peggy), and Maggie M. Fithian; devoted grandfather of Robert J. and Laura M. Fithian; adoring great-grandfather of Robert A., Juliette, and Alexander; dear brother of Doris Morris. Relatives and friends...
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James J. "Big Jim" Lacey, Sr.

May 31, 1961 - June 12, 2017

James J. Lacey, Sr. "Big Jim", age 56, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away suddenly on June 12, 2017. Born in Darby, PA, he was the son of Richard Lacey and the late Marion Lacey. Jim was employed as a truck driver/laborer for City Floors in Conshohocken, PA. Jimmy was a hardworking man who adored his family and welcomed anyone into his home, especially children. Jimmy enjoyed riding his...
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Ann Raum Emmons

June 12, 2017

Ann Raum Emmons, 100, of Newtown Square, PA passed away peacefully on June 12, 2017 at White Horse Village, where she was a resident for over 25 years. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1917, she was the daughter of the late John R. and Elva (nee Zindel) Raum. Ann was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and Temple University, where she received a bachelor degree in Music Education. She worked as...
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Thomas J. "Tom" Cassidy

February 24, 1924 - June 12, 2017

Thomas J. "Tom" Cassidy, age 93, of Broomall, PA, passed away peacefully at home, on June 12, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Patrick Maurice and Rosanna Cassidy (nee Troy). Tom was a graduate of St. Thomas More High School '41 and St. Joseph's College (now University) '50, both in Philadelphia. Tom served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was...
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James V. Elduff

July 2, 1920 - June 11, 2017

James V. Elduff, 96, formerly of St. Davids, PA, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Phoebe Health Care, Wernersville, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. Elduff. James was a decorated combat pilot in command of a B-17 Flying Fortress, during WWII, flying 44 missions. He volunteered to serve in the Korean War and served as captain. After his military service, he...
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Jean Saldutti

September 28, 1942 - June 11, 2017

SALDUTTI, JEAN, 74, on June 11, 2017, of Smyrna, DE and formerly of Springfield, PA. Beloved wife of Anthony Thomas Saldutti; loving mother of Regina F. Bloemker (Gene); loving step-mother of Michele S. Wuerstle (Jack) and Anthony T. Saldutti, Jr. (Annette); and devoted grandmother of Alexander, Elizabeth, Nicholle, Anthony, III and Dominic. Relatives and friends are invited to her...
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Anna H. Hicks

June 27, 1926 - June 11, 2017

Anna H. Hicks (nee Perri), age 90, a 55 year resident of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on June 11, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Perri (nee Connelly). Anna was employed as a Coder/Biller for Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill, PA. She retired in 1988. Anna was predeceased by her husbands, Gerard Noel and Francis Hicks, and...
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Eleanor T. Cummings

October 28, 1930 - June 10, 2017

Eleanor T. Cummings(nee McCloskey), age 86, of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 10, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine McCloskey (nee Corcoran). Eleanor was a kind, welcoming, and devoted mother. She was also devoted to her Catholic faith and to the religious orders. Eleanor was a graduate of West Catholic Girls High School, Class of 1950....
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Sharon Marie O'Brien

December 23, 1959 - June 9, 2017

Sharon Marie O'Brien, age 57, of Media, PA, passed away June 9, 2017. Sharon was predeceased by her parents John J. O'Brien and Loretta C. O'Brien and is survived by her brother, David O'Brien and her sister, Nancy O'Brien Foley. Sharon graduated from Cardinal O'Hara High School and Franklin and Marshall College. She resided in Washington, DC and Boston, MA before returning to Media. ...
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Marjorie W. "Marge" Kopka

December 4, 1944 - June 9, 2017

Marjorie W. "Marge" Kopka (nee Wheeler), 72, of Havertown, PA and Hernando, FL passed away on June 9, 2017. Born in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edwin J. and Shirley (nee Jewett) Wheeler. Marge enjoyed golf, travel, cruising and scrapbooking. She was an avid NBA basketball fan, especially as a season ticket holder starting in 1982 with the Chicago Bulls and then in...
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Jonathan Odum Beasley

February 11, 1950 - June 9, 2017

Jonathan Odum Beasley, age 67, of Lansdowne, PA, passed away on June 9, 2017. Born in Rayville, LA, he was the son of the late Dr. Leon O. and Marjorie Beasley (nee Wood). Jon is survived by his wife Susan, of Lansdowne, PA, his stepson, Dylan Parks and his wife, Elizabeth of NYC, brother, Dr. Stephen Beasley and his wife Patsy, of Baton Rouge, LA, sister, Elizabeth Frederick and her...
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Santa R. "Sandy" Hiller

August 8, 1927 - June 8, 2017

Santa R. "Sandy" Hiller (nee Falzani), age 89, of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 8, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary Falzani. Sandy retired in 1988 from Bell Telephone and enjoyed every moment spent with her friends and family. She volunteered her time with the Meals on Wheels program and Don Guanella School for many years. Sandy...
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Georgetta F. "Georgie" McAleer

June 7, 2017

Georgetta F. "Georgie" McAleer (nee Pastor), 86, of San Diego, CA and formerly of Hershey's Mill and longtime resident of Drexel Park, PA passed away on June 7, 2017. Georgie was the beloved wife for 59 years of the late David J. McAleer, M.D.; loving mother of David P. McAleer (Mary) of Honolulu, HI, Michael J. McAleer (Elaine) of Muncy, PA, Irene M. McAleer, M.D. of Newport Beach, CA, Kathie...
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John H. "Jack" Kelly

June 5, 1939 - June 7, 2017

John H. "Jack" Kelly, 78, of West Chester, PA passed away on June 7, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Marita K. (nee Krause) Kelly; loving father of Mark P. Kelly, Daniel J. Kelly (Donna), and Sean H. Kelly; dear brother of H. Patricia DelBorello; devoted grandfather of Nyah Rose, Noah, Katelyn, Josie; also survived by nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his...
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Anthony T. Corsey

January 26, 1961 - June 7, 2017

Anthony T. Corsey, age 56, of Marcus Hook, PA, passed away on June 7, 2017. Anthony was born in Philadelphia to the late William A and Rosemarie (nee McConnell) Corsey. He was employed as a construction manager. Anthony is survived by his children Darlene, Sheri and Anthony Corsey, his siblings Elizabeth A. Corsey-Murphy (Richard), Rose Lynn Redden (Thomas)and Kerry M. Haney (Chris). Also...
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Mary Louise Cini

March 30, 1915 - June 7, 2017

Mary Louise Cini (nee Garlick), age 102, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on June 7, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Charles Creighton and Louis Cini. Loving mother of Mary Wallis Peterson (the late Donald) and Elizabeth Anne Creighton. Also survived by her stepdaughters Kathi Spitzner and Susan Cini-Scarff. Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Monday, June 12, 2017 9:00...
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Joseph A. Funk

November 30, 1956 - June 7, 2017

Joseph A. Funk, age 60, of Swarthmore, PA, passed away on June 7, 2017. Beloved son of the late Charles and Jane Funk (nee Raylman). Loving brother of Rev. Peter C. Funk, Judy Weir (John), John Funk (Marilyn), Maryann Carr (Greg), Margaret Dailey (Dennis). Also survived by his 12 nieces and nephews, 19 grandnieces and nephews and his devoted staff and family at Don Guanella Village. ...
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Ida Mae Gates

June 5, 1940 - June 6, 2017

Ida Mae Gates (nee Schramm), 77, of Secane, PA passed away on June 6, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Ida was the daughter of the late Lawrence J. and Agnes C. (Bucklalew) Schramm. She was very active as an Agent and teaching related courses in the Life Insurance industry and was a member of many insurance Associations, Chairs and Committees. She was the Director of the NAIFA-PA from 1997...
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Michael Joseph Ryan, Jr.

June 6, 2017

Dr. Michael Joseph Ryan Jr. passed away on June 6, 2017 at Bryn Mawr Hospital, surrounded by his loving wife of 52 years, Priscilla Murphy Ryan, and his four children, Michael, Charlie, Kevin and Priscilla. He is survived by his wife, four children, brother, Francis K. Ryan of Kansas City, Kansas, and 12 grandchildren, Keiran, Charlie, Flynn, Theodore, Shea, Emma, Priscilla, Michael, Virginia,...
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Blase John Iaconelli

June 24, 1950 - June 6, 2017

Blase John Iaconelli, 66, of Folsom, Pa passed away on June 6, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia to Josephine (nee Oriente) Iaconelli and the late Biagio Iaconelli. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Temple University and his Master's Degree from Widener University. He was a project manager for Rowan University. Blase was a member of the Woodlyn Baptist Church, he sponsored World Vision,...
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John T. "Jack" Roddy

August 4, 1934 - June 6, 2017

John T. "Jack" Roddy, age 82, of Berwyn, PA, passed away on June 6, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Mary K. Roddy (nee Rouse). Jack was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed as a Teacher and Department Head for the School of District of Philadelphia. He is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth A. "Betty" Roddy, his loving...
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Patrick J. McGlinchey

June 5, 2017

Patrick John McGlinchey, 65, of Coatesville, PA passed away on June 5, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Patrick was the son of the late James and Elizabeth McGlinchey. He worked as an HVAC Engineer with Longwood Gardens and was a former employee of Wyeth Labs in Radnor, PA. Patrick enjoyed fishing, gardening, music and his cats. Patrick was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Genevieve...
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William D. Vanderwerff

June 5, 2017

Dr. William D. Vanderwerff, 87, of West Chester, PA passed away on June 5, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1929, William was the son of the late William and Ethel (Longenecker) Vanderwerff. He attended William B. Hanna Elementary School and Shoemaker Junior High School in Philadelphia. Following a family move to Mt. Ephraim, NJ, he attended Mt. Ephraim Elementary and Audubon High School. ...
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Thomas R. Rodgers, Sr.

June 5, 2017

Thomas R. Rodgers, Sr., 75, of West Chester, PA passed away on June 5, 2017. Born in Coatesville, PA in 1941, he was the son of the late Matthew and Janet (nee Spickler) Rodgers. Thomas enjoyed auctions, car shows, and fishing. He was a fan of country music, especially Hank Williams. Thomas was the beloved husband of the late Patricia Ann (nee Smith) Rodgers; loving father of Susan...
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Leo E. MacEntee III

June 4, 2017

Leo E. MacEntee, III, 59, of Willow Street, Pa, formerly of West Chester, Pa passed away on June, 4 2017. Born in Philadelphia, Pa in 1958, he was the beloved son of Jacqueline (nee O'Brien) MacEntee and the late Leo E. MacEntee, Jr. He graduated from Malvern Preparatory School and was employed at Exelon Nuclear for 38 years. Leo was very proud of his Irish heritage and traveled the world,...
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Arlene E. Ogden

June 12, 1943 - June 3, 2017

Arlene E. Ogden (nee Rastani), age 73, of Broomall, PA, passed away due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Born on June 12, 1943 in Fayetteville, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Louis and Edith Rastani (nee Piccolino). Arlene was raised in Utica, NY and graduated from T. R. Proctor High School, Class of 1961. She received a diploma from...
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Evelyn R. " Toots " Brockmeyer

February 2, 1935 - June 3, 2017

Evelyn R. Brockmeyer, age 82, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, formerly of Folsom, PA, passed away on June 3, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Michael and Evelyn M. ( nee Pfuller ) Dugan, Evelyn worked as a Bookkeeper for All Seasons Landscaping and Rosatti's Contracting. She enjoyed Eagles games and was a longtime fan back to the Franklin Field days. She also enjoyed senior trips, the...
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Jeanne A. Datz

October 4, 1929 - June 3, 2017

Jeanne A. Datz, age 87, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Rockville Centre, NY entered eternal life on Saturday, June 3, 2017. She was born in Queens, NY, daughter of the late Charles Nicholas and Anne Gleeson Aicher. Her spirit is carried on by her three children, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two siblings, and an extended family of relatives and friends from every walk of...
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Donald Parson

May 2, 1934 - June 2, 2017

Donald H. Parson, 83, of Folsom, Pa passed away on June 2, 2017. He was the son of the late Harry and Dorothy (nee Beatty) Parson. He was a graduate of John Bartrum High School in SW Phila. Upon graduation he went to work for Westinghouse Corp in Lester, Pa and continued to work there until his retirement in 1986. Donald loved his motorcycle, collecting coins but most of all he loved the time...
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Helen Haney

June 2, 2017

Helen Haney (nee Boretsky), age 97, of Folsom, PA, passed away on June 2, 2017. Born in Eddystone, PA she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Josephine (nee Czumarwcki) Boretsky. Helen was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Haney, the loving mother of Joyce Piro (Dominic), and dear sister to Vera Henry. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Wednesday, June 7, 10:00-11:00...
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M. Katherine "Kaye" Murray

June 2, 2017

M. Katherine "Kaye" Murray (nee Bonnell), age 95, of Havertown, PA, passed away on June 1, 2017. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Harriet Bonnell (nee Dever). Kaye was the beloved wife of the late George F. Murray, the loving mother of Sr. Ellen Murray, RSM, Noreen M. Gloninger (David), Loretta A. Dugan (Thomas), John W. Murray (Rhea),...
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Bradley M. Thompson

June 2, 2017

Bradley Michael Thompson passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the age of 24. He was born in Media, PA to parents Alan Thompson and Jayne (Finnie) Thompson. He was raised in West Chester, PA and resided in Malvern, PA with his younger sisters, Audrey, 18, and Kelly, 21. He is survived by his parents, sisters, and two dogs, Lylah and Cody. Brad has an extensive family who loved him abundantly,...
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Joan P. Petrocelli

November 12, 1934 - June 1, 2017

Joan P. "Patti" Petrocelli (nee Schluth), age 82, of Southwest Philadelphia, PA, passed away on June 1, 2017. Born in South Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Adele Schluth (nee Lippman). Joan moved to Southwest Philadelphia in 1965 and was a parishioner at St. Barnabas Church. She was employed as a cook at The Homestead and also employed as a Presser at Fox...
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Dorothy P. "Sis" Way

August 24, 1920 - May 31, 2017

It comes as no surprise to those who knew Dorothy "Sis" Way that she held off being born until August 24, 1920, 6 days after the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified.Born in Hudson County to Elizabeth and Charles Henry Platner, she was the youngest of 3 children. Her two younger brothers couldn't pronounce her name, Dorothy, so they called her "Sis." It stuck, and well...
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