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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

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 Edward and Frances (Holden) Sturgis. She was an office manager for Meenan Oil in Downingtown, PA. Arlene was the beloved wife of the late Richard Joseph Valentino; loving mother of Richard J., Jr., Tina M. Valentino, Michael A., Valerie...
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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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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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Thomas Michael "Tommy" McAteer

November 17, 1992 - May 30, 2017

Thomas Michael McAteer, "Tommy", 24 of Clifton Heights, PA passed away suddenly on May 30, 2017 and is now resting peacefully with his father in Heaven. Tommy was born on November 17, 1992. Beloved and cherished son of MaryEllen McAteer Brogan and the late Thomas McAteer. Loving and devoted brother of Lauren McAteer. Dedicated and cherished uncle of Alivia and Emma Graham. Loving and cherished...
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Donald P. Kochan

August 9, 1933 - May 30, 2017

Donald P. Kochan, 83, of Rutledge, Pa passed away on May 30, 2017. He was the son of the late Peter S. and Bertha (nee Anderson) Kochan. Don graduated from Eddystone High School and was previously employed by Westinghouse as a manager. He loved to travel, enjoyed history, had coached women's softball, took up photography for a time, did maintenance work for the Borough of Rutledge, helped out...
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Edward J. Fisher

May 15, 1947 - May 30, 2017

Edward J. Fisher, age 70, of Southwest Philadelphia, PA, passed away on May 30, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William F. Fisher, Sr. and Helen A. Fisher (nee Kiley). In addition to his parents, Edward was predeceased by his son, Keith Greller and his brother, Robert E. Fisher. He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Greller, his siblings William F. Fisher,...
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Robert T. Davis

December 31, 1923 - May 29, 2017

Robert T. Davis , age 93, of Newtown Square, PA and formerly of Ocean City , NJ, passed away May 29,2017. He was the beloved husband of Florence Davis (nee Watson) and the loving father of Margie (Jim) Reiley, Jeanette (Monty) Kellogg, and Robert Jr. (the late Kathleen McCue). Devoted grandfather of Jessica Abatangell, Patrick and Dan Reiley, Taylor Kellogg, Tristin Morgan, Kate and Grace Davis,...
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Marion M. Powers

October 4, 1922 - May 29, 2017

Marion M. Powers (nee Mongan), age 94, of Downingtown, PA, formerly of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 29, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James J. and Marguerite Mongan (nee Kelleher). Marion was predeceased by her beloved husband, George A. Powers, Jr. She is survived by her loving children John T. (Mary Ann), George A. (Jody), Anne E. Donohue ...
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Elizabeth A. Valentine

September 30, 1924 - May 28, 2017

Elizabeth A. Valentine (nee McCole), 92, of Glen Mills, PA, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Born in 1924 in Clifton Heights, PA, she was the daughter of the late Daniel J. and Julia (nee Long) McCole. Elizabeth is pre-deceased by her husband Robert A. Valentine. She was the loving mother of Robert (Louise), Mark (Betty), Susan (widow of Michael), James (Lori), and Lori (Will). ...
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Annamae V. (nee Scirrotto) Grace

August 18, 1940 - May 28, 2017

Annamae V. Grace (nee Scirrotto), 76, of Morton, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Emelia (nee Calabrese) and Dominic Scirrotto. For 26 years, Anne enjoyed working as the lunch coordinator at OLPH school, where she made a difference in the lives of hundreds of children. She was the beloved wife of...
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Vaughan L. Bianco

March 1, 1932 - May 26, 2017

Vaughan was born on March 1, 1932 and passed away on May 26, 2017. She was a longtime resident of Lansdowne, PA and died in Lafayette Hill, PA. Vaughan was a blessing to all who knew her and a role model of grace, generosity, compassion and strength. Mom never met a stranger. She opened her home to all, fed them well and always left them better than they arrived. She co-founded the Lansdowne...
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Dolores Pawloski Sullivan

April 11, 1932 - May 26, 2017

Dolores Anne Pawloski Sullivan (nee D'Onofrio), age 85, of Media, PA, formerly of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 26, 2017. Born on April 11, 1932 in Bryn Mawr, PA, she was the daughter of the late Helen and Peter D'Onofrio and stepdaughter of the late Arthur Kauffmann. Dolores was a 1949 graduate of Marple Newtown High School and a 1953 graduate of Penn State College, where she was a...
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Leonard W. McClain

May 25, 2017

Leonard W. McClain, 91, of East Goshen, PA passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born in Upper Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Leonard and Enmine (nee Fogasty) McClain. Leonard was the husband of the late Eleanor R. (nee Carr) McClain; father of Leonard M. McClain; also survived by cousins Eugene Fogarty and Joseph Carr and his dear friend Robin Lloyd of West Goshen, PA. He served...
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T. Daniel Mullray, Sr.

March 25, 1943 - May 25, 2017

Age 74, of Malvern, PA and North Key Largo, FL. Passed on May 25, 2017. Beloved husband of Eileen P. (nee Gilligan) Mullray and the late Eleanor F. "Bunky" (nee Fox) Mullray. Loving father of Timothy Daniel Jr., Kathryn J. "Katie", William Thomas (Denise) and Daniel Patrick (Heather) Mullray. Step-father of Paul Wilson (Joanne) Jr. Andrew D., Jean M. and Stuart C. (Jennifer) Lile. Brother of...
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Carol Jean Remshard

March 9, 1943 - May 25, 2017

Carol Jean Remshard, 74, of Gulph Mills, PA, died Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Mary Carol (nee Kropinski) and Samuel Elliot Spencer. Carol was the beloved mother of Tracy A. Dermond (Greg), the late David W. Remshard (Krissy) and Nicole Battaglia (Michael). She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Jessica, Kayla, Taylor, Skylar,...
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Margaret Mary Blake

February 20, 1923 - May 24, 2017

Margaret Mary Blake, age 94, of Lafayette Hill, PA, formerly of Wayne, PA, passed away on May 24, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Patrick and Catherine Blake (nee Downey). Margaret was a graduate of Pierce Business School. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Philadelphia . In addition to her parents,...
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Ruth N. Smith

February 11, 1921 - May 23, 2017

Ruth N. Smith (nee Diggins), 96 of Ridley Park formerly of Folsom died at home on May 23, 2017. She was the daughter of the late William and Mettie (nee Dodd) Diggins. She was predeceased by her beloved husband John W. Smith and siblings Evelyn Larkin, Lewis Diggins and Dorothy MacColl. Mrs. Smith enjoyed sewing, crafts, traveling and spending time with her family. She was the loving...
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John F. Dablin

May 11, 1929 - May 22, 2017

John F. Dablin, age 88, of Malvern, PA, formerly of the West Goshen section of West Chester, PA, passed away on May 22, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Jan and Anna Diablin (nee Delikawa). John served in the United States Army during World War II. He was employed for over 40 years as a Machinist for Boeing in Ridley Park. John is survived by his beloved...
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Jane Seton Watkin

July 11, 1928 - May 21, 2017

Jane Seton Watkin (nee Brereton), 88, formerly of Springfield, Newtown Square and Lansdowne, PA, passed away on May 21, 2017. She was the wife of the late Robert Francis Clayton, Jr. and the late George Stahlnecker Watkin; daughter of the late Francis and Sara (nee Oyler) Brereton; mother of William Robert Clayton and Lindsay Sarah Crosby (David); sister of Robert Marshal Brereton (Jane) and...
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Dorothy M. Leonard

October 2, 1920 - May 21, 2017

Dorothy M. Leonard "Dot" (nee O'Donnell), age 96, of Boonton, NJ, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on May 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Richard V.; loving mother of Michael (Patricia), Kathleen Fennell (Roger), Peter (Kelley), Julie Leonard (Win Englebert) and Regina Urban (James). Also survived by her 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her siblings,...
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Julia Pellegrino

February 2, 1921 - May 20, 2017

Julia Pellegrino (nee Bernardino), age 96, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on May 20, 2017. Born in Upper Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppi and Angela Bernardino (nee Angelia). Julia was employed as a Secretary for the United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 152. She retired in 1986. Julia was predeceased by her beloved husband, Francis Pellegrino. She is survived...
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James L. Cunningham

August 15, 1944 - May 20, 2017

James L. Cunningham, of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Springfield, PA, passed away on May 20, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Dorothy R. Cunningham (nee Henkels) and James L. Cunningham Sr. James served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era. He was employed as an Accountant with Einstein Hospital. He retired in 2011. James is survived by his...
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Rodolfo V. Veneziano

January 6, 1933 - May 20, 2017

Rodolfo V. "Rudy" Veneziano, 84, of Milmont Park PA, died Saturday, May 20, 2017. Born in Curinga, Italy, he was the son of the late Angela (nee Bressi) and Mario Veneziano. Rodolfo was the beloved husband of the late Rose S. (nee Serratore). He is dear father of Mario V. (Janice) Veneziano, grandfather of Amanda and Evan Veneziano, great-grandfather of Kylie Veneziano, brother of...
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Helen M. Moughan

May 19, 2017

Helen M. Moughan (nee Heppard), of Philadelphia, formerly of Drexel Hill and Lansdowne, PA, passed away on May 19, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard J. Moughan and the devoted mother of Eileen M. Moughan S.H.C.J. She was a dear sister of Kathleen Kohlbrenner and of the late Margaret and William Heppard. Helen is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and...
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Robert E. Carney

March 26, 1927 - May 19, 2017

Robert E. Carney, 90, of Morton PA, died Friday, May 19, 2017. Born in Pittston, PA, he was the son of the late Agnes Zita (Gilroy) and William E. Carney. Robert was the beloved husband of the late Mary Ann (Scutti) Carney and is survived by his loving children Robert (Eileen), Teresa, Timothy (Lori), Joseph, Christopher (Colleen), Patricia (Jerry), Kathleen, John (Janice), Mark (Michelle...
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Catherine V. McCarriston

November 19, 1929 - May 18, 2017

Catherine V. McCarriston (nee Prince), age 87, of Springfield, PA, passed away on May 18, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph W. and Catherine V. Prince. Catherine was predeceased by her beloved husband, James L. McCarriston and her brother Joseph W. Prince. She is survived by her loving children Kevin J. (Lisa) McCarriston, Mark J. (Carol)...
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Donald P. Walsh

April 2, 1930 - May 18, 2017

Donald P. Walsh, 87, of Media, PA and Jupiter, FL passed away on May 18, 2017. He formerly resided in Newtown Square, PA, Villanova, PA, Flushing, Albertson and Garden City, Long Island, NY and Houston, TX. He was a 1948 graduate of Brooklyn Prep, 1952 graduate of Georgetown University College of Arts and Science, BSS Economics and a 1957 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, JD. ...
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Michael F. Glacken, MD

May 17, 2017

Dr. Glacken had been diagnosed Feb. 17 with an aggressive form of the disease, but was determined to fit in a long-planned trip to Disney World with his wife, daughter, and grandson, said his sister, Maureen Smith-Hartman. When he had to be hospitalized, other close family members quickly booked a flight to Florida and were at his bedside when he died, his sister said. For 33 years, Dr....
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Kellie M. Girling

December 26, 1970 - May 17, 2017

Kellie M. Girling (nee Radliff), age 46, of Chester Springs, PA, formerly of East Norriton, PA, passed away on May 17, 2017. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of John (Lynn) Radliff and Denise (Gary) Miller (nee McGeehan). Kellie received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant for John Girling Hauling. In addition to her parents, Kellie is...
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Jonathan Michael Tribuno

May 17, 2017

Jonathan Michael Tribuno, 25, of West Chester, PA passed away on May 17, 2017. Born in Norristown, PA in 1991, he was the beloved son of Albert B. and Dawn B. Tribuno. Jonathan enjoyed family, music, movies and was a fan of Batman. Jonathan was the devoted father of Kendra Nicole Tribuno; beloved brother of Steven and Michael Tribuno. John was surrounded by many loving cousins, aunts,...
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Donato D. Mecca

January 7, 1934 - May 16, 2017

Dr. Donato D. Mecca, of Willistown, Pa., passed away on Monday, May 16, 2017 at the age of 83. He was a well-respected ophthalmologist in Scranton and the son of Dr. and Mrs. Donato D. Mecca, Sr. of Dunmore. Donato was a 1951 graduate of Dunmore High School, where he was valedictorian and science award winner. He was salutatorian of the 1955 class of the University of Scranton and was listed...
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Anita L. McBride

May 15, 1957 - May 16, 2017

Anita L. McBride (nee Teed), age 60, of Upper Darby, PA passed away suddenly on May 16, 2017. Beloved wife of Joseph T. McBride for 40 years. Loving mother of Tiffany A. Eastridge and Angel M. McBride. Loving daughter of Elizabeth H. Johnson (nee Belmont) and the late Ray Ellis Teed. Sister of Phyllis McLeod and the late Sharon Poore. Mimi of Calvin, Kennadi and Danny Angus. She was...
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Thelma Olivo Jones

December 9, 1924 - May 16, 2017

Thelma Marie Jones (nee Olivo), age 92, of Philadelphia, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on May 16, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Silvio and Assunta Olivo (nee Matteucci). Thelma had been employed as an Executive Secretary for the United States Government. Thelma enjoyed Broadway musicals, traveling, classic movies, Christmas and Christmas...
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Mary T. McGovern

August 5, 1931 - May 15, 2017

Mary T. McGovern (nee Whoriskey), 85, of Media, Pa passed away on May 15, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Patrick Joseph and May (nee Breen) Whoriskey . Mary was a 1950 graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls. She loved Irish dancing, the Mummers, going on cruises, fishing, the casinos, playing bingo and cards, especially with her "Holly House" group. She always enjoyed dancing...
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Catherine B. Moore

July 21, 1919 - May 15, 2017

Catherine B. Moore (nee Elias), age 97, of Wynnewood, PA, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Earl Moore and David Bullowa. Survived by her son Stephen Moore (Joy), her grandchildren Loren Silverman, Caitlin Moore and Sharon Moore and her great-granddaughter Sydney Silverman. Relatives and friends are invited to her Graveside Service Saturday, May 20, 2017 1...
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Adele Bateman Donahue

May 14, 2017

Noted Chester County artist Adele Bateman Donahue died peacefully at her home in Wallingford on Sunday, May 14. Born June 22, 1930 in Chestnut Hilll, PA to Dorothy Cassidy Bateman and Edmund Alberta Bateman, Adele was the third of seven children, all but one of whom, Betsy Malloy, predeceased her. Adele attended Mount St. Joseph's Academy where she made many of her lifelong friends. After...
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Edwin J. "Ed" Carlin, Jr.

May 14, 2017

Edwin J., Jr. "Ed" Carlin, 80, formerly of Downingtown, PA passed away on May 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Bernice Carlin (nee Maiocco); loving brother of Joseph and John Carlin; dear uncle of Joseph, Larry, and Eddie Carlin; also survived by 4 step-children, 6 step-grandchildren, 5 step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his...
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Jodi Ann Smith

July 21, 1961 - May 13, 2017

Jodi Ann Smith, 55, of Rutledge, Pa passed away on May 13, 2017. She was born in Allentown, Pa and was an accomplished CPA specializing as a tax accountant. Her greatest love was her family and she adored her puppies. Jodi is survived by her beloved husband Michael Carey, her loving parents Joseph and Rachel (nee Gilbert) Smith, brother Mark (Danelle), sister Jan (John) Mauricio, several...
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Marjorie R. Campbell (nee Rail)

April 3, 1920 - May 12, 2017

MARJORIE RAIL CAMPBELL, 97, of Wayne, PA passed away on May 12, 2017 at her home. Marjorie was a treasured "down under" girl born in April 1920 in Perth, Western Australia. She was predeceased by her sister Joan Jenkinson and her loving husband, Edward, a highly decorated lieutenant submariner in the Navy who was stationed at the Fremantle submarine base in Australia during World War II. ...
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Thomas M Felder

May 12, 2017

Thomas M. Felder, 61, of Folsom, PA passed away on May 12, 2017. Born in Darby, PA in 1956, he was the son of the late Paul and Jane (nee Fries) Felder. Tom graduated from West Catholic High School. He worked as a Control Manager at Septa for over 30 years and then at the Ridley Bus Yard. Tom loved sports, especially the Eagles and the Phillies, and he had a passion for cooking. He adored...
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Maxine D. Manning

August 18, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Maxine D. Manning (nee Diefenderfer), 85, of Honey Brook, PA formerly of Springdell, PA passed away on May 10, 2017. Born in Mortonville, PA in 1931, she was the daughter of the late William "Elmer" and Josephine (nee Shahan) Diefenderfer. Maxine was the loving mother of Priscilla "Cilla" Manning; predeceased by her siblings Bill Diefenderfer, Jesse Diefenderfer, Margaret Hohl, and Louise...
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Angela G. Esposito

May 10, 2017

Angela was born on May 28, 1922. She was the daughter of Carmelo and Matilda Gangemi and was predeceased by her three siblings, Anthony, Carmelo, and Frances. She grew up in South Philadelphia and graduated from the high school there. In 1945 Angela married Joseph D. Esposito and they had four children: Joseph (Nancy), Anita Rauch (Richard), Robert D. (Suzanne), and David R. Angela was also...
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Ann B. Devlin

November 29, 1914 - May 9, 2017

Ann B. Devlin, age 102, of Berwyn, PA, passed away on May 9, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Blanchfield (nee Clancy). Ann was a graduate of John W. Hallahan High School in Philadelphia, PA. She had been employed as an Administrative Assistant for the John Wanamaker Department Store in Delaware and also employed at Hahnemann Hospital in...
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Regina A. McGinley

July 26, 1945 - May 9, 2017

Regina A. "Jean" McGinley, 71, of Berwyn, PA, passed away peacefully at Neighborhood Hospice on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in West Chester, PA after a courageous battle with cancer. Jean, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (McBride) McCarron, is survived by her husband of 43 years, Bernard, children Michael (Sarah) and Catherine (Andrew) Buzbee, six beloved grandchildren, Elle, Claire, and...
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Blanche Ostrom (nee Brodeur)

May 9, 2017

Blanche Ostrom (nee Brodeur), 92, of West Chester, PA and formerly of Naugatuck, CT, passed away on May 9, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Ostrom and her brother, Raymond Brodeur. Blanche is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Brecker and son-in-law, Alec Brecker; grandchildren, Tommy and Sam; nieces and nephews, Raymond Brodeur (Angela), Jimmy Brodeur (the late Carolyn) and...
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Raymond J. Wilson

May 8, 2017

Raymond J. Wilson of West Chester, 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 8, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Virginia L. (nee Lockbaum) Wilson and the late Louella E. (nee Dawson) Wilson. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Henry L. Wilson and Bertha G. (nee Bender) Wilson. He was a graduate of Upper Darby High School, worked in Publishing until realizing his...
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Paul Robert Sundermann

January 2, 1929 - May 7, 2017

Paul Robert Sundermann of Melbourne, Florida (formerly of Cranbury, NJ and Broomall, PA) passed away on May 7, 2017. Paul was born on January 2, 1929, son of the late William Henry and Helen (Richard) Sundermann. He was the beloved husband of Joan O'Rourke Sundermann, to whom he was married for 54 years before her death on June 9, 2007. He was the loving father of Anne Maureen and Paul John;...
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James H. "Jim" O'Donnell

January 9, 1935 - May 7, 2017

James H. "Jim" O'Donnell, age 82, of Havertown, PA, passed away on May 7, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James and Helen O'Donnell (nee Fisher). Mr. O'Donnell was the best husband, dad and grandpop. He was an avid reader and loved animals. He was Cub Master of Upper Darby Troop 209. He played and coached softball and baseball. He enjoyed backpacking and...
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Donald J. Patterson

May 7, 2017

Donald J. Patterson, 65, of Downingtown, PA, formerly of New York, passed away on May 7, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Lockport, NY in 1951, he was the son of the late William D. and Dolores (nee Degan) Patterson. Donald worked as a Senior Manager with Aramark for 25 years, designing food service areas for sports stadiums, corporations, schools,...
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David Cary Fulton

May 7, 2017

David Cary Fulton, 50, of Downingtown, PA, suddenly passed away on May 7, 2017. Born in Bristol, PA in 1967, he was the son of the late Judith A. (nee Wolfe) and Robert C. Fulton, Jr. David was the beloved husband of Mary A. (nee Giltinan) Fulton; loving father of Ben L. Fulton, Cyle D. Fulton, Maya E. Fulton, Zackery T. Fulton, Alyssa J. Fulton, Tyler J. Fulton, Ciara M. Fulton, Audrey K....
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Hubert J. Gantz

July 1, 1942 - May 7, 2017

Hubert J. Gantz, age 74, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 7, 2017. Born in Darby, PA, he was the son of the late William L. and Catherine V. Gantz (nee McIntyre). Hubert attended Villanova University for two years. Hubert was employed as an Auditor with NEIS (New England Insurance Services) based in Connecticut. He retired in 2013. Hubert was a member of Garrettford-Drexel...
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Evelyn Louise Hutchinson

November 25, 1926 - May 7, 2017

Evelyn Louise Hutchinson (nee McCormick), 90, of Bryn Mawr, PA passed away on May 7, 2017. Born in Alton, IL, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Jack and Maurine (Gahagan) McCormick. She worked as a design architect and studied at the Illinois Institute of Design, where she studied under Buckminster Fuller. She was also the assistant Director of the Institute of Gerontology at the...
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Eleanore O. Dower

May 29, 1922 - May 6, 2017

Eleanore O. Dower, 94, of Newtown Square and formerly of Havertown, PA passed away peacefully on May 6, 2017 at Riddle Hospital. Eleanore was born on May 29, 1922 in Bethlehem to James D. and Elizabeth O. (Dunston) Dower. She grew up with her four brothers and two sisters in Mohnton before moving to Catasauqua with her Uncle Thomas and Aunt Helen Miles in 1932. She graduated from...
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Francis G. "Frank" Bannister

November 26, 1961 - May 6, 2017

Francis G. "Frank" Bannister, age 55, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 6, 2017. Born in Darby, PA, he was the son of Patricia Bannister (nee DiFrancesco) and the late Francis G. Bannister. Frank was employed at the United States Mint in Philadelphia as a Utility Systems Operator for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, camping, kayaking and gardening. In addition to his mother,...
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Kathleen B. Durham

October 5, 1946 - May 6, 2017

Kathleen B. Durham (nee Wollman), age 70, of Media, PA, passed away on May 6, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Isadore and Catharine Wollman (nee Conway). Kathleen is survived by her beloved husband, James W. Durham and her loving daughter Catharine Zurick (Robert Miller). Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass Saturday, May 20, 2017 11...
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Jo-Ann Smith

October 31, 1941 - May 6, 2017

Jo-Ann Smith (nee Faulkner), age 75, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 6, 2017. Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Helen H. Faulkner (nee Hartmann). Jo-Ann was a graduate of Notre Dame deLourdes High School in Moylan, PA and was employed as a travel agent with Westminster Travel.. She was an avid reader and dedicated to her Catholic faith. She is...
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Steven M. Cechvala

April 24, 1956 - May 5, 2017

Steven M. Cechvala, age 61, a 27 year resident of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on May 5, 2017. Born in West Bend, WI, he was the son of the late Edward and Enid Cechvala (nee Davidson). Steven was employed as a Architect with the Philadelphia Zoo. Steven was predeceased by his sister, Beverly. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marguerite J. Cechvala (nee Palucci), his loving daughters...
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