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Below are a few recent obituaries from local families who trusted Bateman-Allen Funeral Home with their loved one’s cremation, funeral service, or memorial service. Click here for some additional resources on obituaries.

Eleanor M. Diggins

     Eleanor M. Diggins, a resident of Parkside, Pa. for over 61 years, passed away on July 14, 2018. Beloved wife of the late George J. Diggins, Sr.  Loving mother of George, Jr. (Kathy) Diggins, John (Margie) Diggins, Kathryn Orr, Helen (Ronald) Dolbin, and Margaret (Michael) DiFurio.  She is the daughter of the late…...

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Veronica “Ronnie” Stengel

Veronica “Ronnie” Ann Stengel (nee McDonald), 68, passed away July 5, 2018 at her home. She was an Executive secretary for Bell Telephone and then retired in 2006 from Verizon. Veronica was born August 31, 1949 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. My mom loved the church, the beach, roosters, and reading. She had a great love for…...

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Linda Gray

Linda Gray, 69, passed away June 16, 2018 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. She has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 20 years. She was predeceased by her parents, Isabell and Russell Lynch. Linda was a kind hearted woman who was an extremely loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be deeply…...

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Jeretta A. Holland

Jeretta A. Holland (nee Sakers), 73, passed away May 28, 2018 at Crozer Keystone Hospice. Born in Chester, she was a long time resident of Brookhaven, PA. She worked for Scott Paper for 35 years before her retirement and had a great love for animals. She was predeceased by her parents Uldine and William Sakers…...

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James A. Wentz

James A. Wentz, 71, passed away at his home. Born in Ridley Park, PA, he was a long time resident of Brookhaven before moving to Aston 18 years ago. He was a graduate of Sun Valley High School and had a strong love for animals. He was predeceased by his parents Ruth and Paul Wentz…...

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Joan Klemaszewski

Joan M. Page Klemaszewski of Brookhaven, PA, went home to the Lord on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Joan worked at the Giant in Aston and Brookhaven for many years. Joan was active in the Y at Rocky Run and Participated in a crochet group. She was a roller skater and won championships across the country…...

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Jean Christopher

Jean Christopher, 91, passed away peacefully April 9, 2018. If life can be described as a book, then Jean McIlvain Christopher’s story would be one of adventure, resilience and love – with the moral being that you should live your life boldly. She certainly lived that way. She went against what was expected of her…...

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Nancy Diane Yuknek

Nancy Diane Yuknek, 58, passed away April 9, 2018 peacefully at her home. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she has been a long time resident of Chester, PA. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’ Degrees in Social work at Widener University. Nancy went on to be the Director of Social Work at…...

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Myriam O. Viola

Myriam O. Viola, 66, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2018 at Riddle Memorial Hospital.   Myriam is survived by her beloved husband Louis Viola of 34 years. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister and friend to everyone. With all our saddened hearts she will be missed. Funeral mass Thursday 11am at Our Lady of…...

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Rose M. Quattro

Rose M. Quattro, 98, of Brookhaven, PA, entered into eternal peace on Thursday March 29, 2018 with her family by her side at the Residence of Glen Riddle. Rose was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary Mitchell; her husband, Sandy Quattro; and her grandson, Don Franklin, Jr.Rose was a stay at home mom loving…...

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Bess Ednie

Bess Ednie, born April 25, 1923 passed away peacefully at Sunrise Assisted Living of Granite Run on March 1, 2018. Born in Woodlyn, PA, Bess was the daughter of Natalie (Druk) Levy and Martin Levy. She was predeceased by her sister, Stella Turin (Harry) and Brothers, William and Anthony (Dorothy) and her beloved husband of…...

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Howard H. Faddis, III

Howard H. Faddis, III, 76, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2018 at his home. Born in Chester, PA, he was a resident of Middletown before moving to Parkside, PA. He was a graduate of Penncrest High School, class of 1960 and went on to work for the Haverford State Hospital Automotive Garage for 35…...

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Olive F. Bishop

Olive F. Bishop, 96, passed away February 14, 2018 at Sterling Nursing Home, Media, PA. Born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan she spent her adult life in Wallingford and Media, PA. Olive worked as a bookkeeper for Rumford and Rumford Construction for 16 years before her retirement. She was a woman who was full…...

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Rose Vance

Rose Vance, 71, passed away peacefully February 11, 2018 at Sterling Nursing Home. Born in Delaware County she was a long time resident of Wallingford, PA. Rose was part of the first graduating class of Sun Valley High School. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 47 years, Hugh Vance; her brother David and…...

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Miriam B. Wible

Miriam Wible, 97, passed away February 6, 2018 at Granite Farms Estates. Born in Chester, PA, she was a long-time resident of Middletown Twp., PAMiriam was a graduate of Nether Providence High School. She worked for numerous years at The School in Rose Valley, assisting kitchen staff, in addition to driving the school van. Mim…...

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Patricia Frei

Patricia Frei, 67, passed away at Crozer Keystone Hospice, Ridley Park, PA. Born and raised in West Philadelphia she has spent the last 18 years in Brookhaven, PA. Pat was a school bus driver for the Upper Darby School District for over 20 years and also worked at the ACME for 20 years. She loved…...

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Martin J. White

Martin J. White, 58, passed away suddenly at his home on February 3, 2018. Born in Chester, PA, he lived in the Wallingford section of Nether Providence most of his life. A 1977 graduate of Nether Providence High School, Marty went on to do construction and was a member of the Garden City Fire Co.…...

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Richard W. Loynds

Richard W. Loynds, 82, passed away January 28, 2018 peacefully at Crozer Keystone Hospice, Ridley Park, where he was lovingly cared for. He was a resident of Brookhaven, PA, for the last 48 years. Richard worked for FMC as a manager and then went on to work for DelCora as an operator for many years…...

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Richard T. Levis, Jr.

Richard T. Levis, Jr 12/31/1927-1/17/18 Richard was born in Malvern, PA and raised in Chester, PA. He graduated from Chester HS class of 1945. Following graduation Richard attended Swarthmore College, while working in the automobile business in Media, PA. He also attended Ford Merchandising School class #21 of 1950 in Dearborn, MI. Later in 1950…...

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Anna H. Lewis

Anna H. Lewis, 91, passed away at her home. Born in Allentown, PA, she was a long time resident of Brookhaven, PA. She was a graduate of Allentown High School and received her Nursing Degree from Chester Hospital. Anna had a long career as an RN at Crozer Chester Medical Center and also volunteered in…...

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Donna L. Parris

Donna L. Parris, 68, passed away January 10, 2018 at her home. She was a long time resident of Wilmington, DE. She grew up in Brookhaven, PA, and was a graduate of Sun Valley High School. Donna loved living near the water and really enjoyed fishing, crabbing, and boating. Her and her husband loved to…...

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Marie T. Barber

Marie Teresa (Bloemker) Barber, 93, passed away January 2, 2018. Born and raised in Philadelphia she went on to spend the majority of her life in Lansdowne, PA, while also living in Upper Darby, PA., Whiting, N.J. and Downingtown, PA. (Ashbridge Manor). before moving to Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima, PA. in 2015. She was…...

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William M. Ford

William M Ford, “Yogi”, 85, passed away peacefully in his home December 27, 2017 surrounded by his family.  William was predeceased by his devoted wife, Margaret, “Ruth” (nee Alsankas) and was the loving father of William J. Ford, Phillip J. Ford, and Catherine (Robert) Powers; brother of Jack Ford; and his grandchildren Christina, Billy, Audrey,…...

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Joseph Hobaugh

Joseph Hobaugh, 96, passed away peacefully at his home. Born in Chester, PA, he was a life long resident of Brookhaven before moving to Media in 2000. He was a graduate of Chester High School, class of 1939 and the Navy sent him to Electronics School in Kentucky. He worked for Sunship for a short…...

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Lloyd Yarnell

Lloyd Yarnell, 93, passed away December 23, 2017. He was a long time resident of Brookhaven, PA, and most recently resided at Chestnut Ridge. He was a graduate of Chester High School. He was a WWII veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Sinclair Oil Company for 19 years and then spent 19…...

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Robert P. Losak

Mr. Robert Paul Losak of Brookhaven, PA, departed this life suddenly on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at his home. Born and raised in Marcus Hook, Bob was the son of the late Paul and Blanche (Wrzesniewski) Losak. He was a proud 1954 graduate of St. James High Catholic High School and graduated from LaSalle University…...

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Philip A. Kane

Philip A. Kane, 68, died December 6, 2017 at his home following a lengthy illness. Born in Queens, New York and raised in West Orange, New Jersey, Phil graduated from Essex Catholic High School. He was the son of the late Matthew Kane and Adele McCooey Kane. Phil was a US Navy veteran and served…...

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Joseph A. Zygmunt

Joseph A. Zygmunt, 89, passed away peacefully November 30, 2017 at his home. Born in Dupont, PA, he has been a resident of Brookhaven, PA, since 1963. He graduated from Dupont High School and later earned his bachelor’s degree from Widener University (’84) in business management. As a member of the United States Air Force,…...

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Crystal Nicole Hickey

Crystal Nicole Hickey (nee Erb), 38, passed away suddenly on November 20, 2017. She was a life-long resident of Delaware County, PA. She is survived by her mother Lynda Dantonio; Bailey Dantonio, Evan “Angelo” Tsiaras, and Lucas Graiver; grandparents Samuel and Joanne Erb; and aunts and uncles. All services private. Arrangements by Bateman-Allen Funeral Home,…...

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Margaret Ruth Ford

Margaret Ruth Ford, 86, passed away peacefully October 14, 2017 at Wallingford Nursing Home. Born in Philadelphia she was a resident of Parkside since 1958 until moving to Wallingford 7 years ago. She was a graduate of Hallahan High School in Philadelphia and went on to work for Widener University for 20 years. Margaret was…...

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Paul H. Estock

Paul H. Estock, 72, passed away October 4, 2017 at Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media. Born in Chester, PA, he was a resident of Trainer, PA, for 23 years before moving to Brookhaven, PA. He was a graduate of Chester High School, class of 1963. After working for Kimberley Clarke for 35 years he retired and…...

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Calvin C. Shull

Calvin “Cal” Carl Shull, 78, passed away September 30, 2017 at Belvedere Nursing Home. Born in Chester he resided in Aston, PA, before moving to Belvedere 3 years ago. He attended Dewey Mann Grade School, Eddystone High School, and then went on to serve in the Air Force. During his time in the Air Force…...

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MaryAnn Talley

MaryAnn Talley, 71, passed away September 5, 2017 peacefully at her home. She was born to Nicholas and Yolanda Evangelista and raised in SW Philadelphia. She was a 1963 graduate of West Catholic Girls HS. She has been a resident of the Toby Farms section of Brookhaven since 1972. A very active member of her…...

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David L. Pugh

David L. Pugh, 76, of Upland, Pa, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. David was born and raised in Upland and enjoyed spending his summers at his shore house in Maryland. He was a retired Brookhaven Police Officer for almost 30 years. David served in the US Navy. He…...

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Sandra J. Chanitz

Sandra Jean (Strauss) Chanitz, age 74, of Brookhaven, PA passed into the next life Sunday, August 20, 2017. Sandra was born in Fountain Hill, PA on October 18, 1942 to Agnes (Bednarik) and William Strauss. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years Joel. Her sister, Susan (Bob) Welsh. Daughters: Lisa (Robert) Hill…...

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Lillian Guydos

Lillian E. Guydos (nee Testoni), a resident of Brookhaven, PA. Born and  raised in Chester, PA above her family’s bakery, Testoni’s Bakery on Second  Street (which was sold to Buono Brother’s in 1956), She was the daughter of the  late Ernest and Vera Testoni (nee DiNicola). Predeceased in death by her brothers  Albert (Testoni), Ernest…...

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Richard Gogatz

Richard Gogatz, 62, passed away August 6, 2017 at his home in Brookhaven, PA. He was a supervisor of the Flextron Industry in Aston, PA. Richard was the son of Stephen and Louise Gogatz. He is survived by his life partner Lillian M. Clark; brother Stephen (Dee) Gogatz; and nieces Sandra and Rachel. Funeral service…...

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Helen M. Simcox Shelton

Helen Marie Simcox Shelton (nee Berry), 91, passed away July 26, 2017 at Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pa. Born in Chester, she has been a lifelong resident of Delaware County, residing in Brookhaven since 1950. Helen graduated from Notre Dame, Moylan, class of 1943. She retired from Kmart (formerly Grant’s) after 20 years, and was…...

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Harold Wayne Klingensmith

Harold Wayne Klingensmith, 74, passed away July 25, 2017 at Delaware Hospice. Born and raised in Delaware County, PA, he moved to the Poconos with family in 1985 and to Lewes, DE in 2016. He retired from Septa as a Manager in Property Development. Wayne enjoyed dancing, was passionate about music, and had a great…...

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Betty V. Franklin

Betty (Vandegrift) Franklin went to Heaven after a courageous battle, she was 91 ½ years young. Betty attended Ridley High School. She was predeceased by her husband of 24 years, Roy in 1975. Betty was the daughter of the late Margaret and Joseph Vandegrift. She was also predeceased by her brothers Joseph, Norman, Robert, Harry,…...

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Alfred R. Coe

Alfred R. Coe, age 91, died June 30, 2017, at the Christiana Hospital in Delaware.  A long- time resident of Delaware County, later in his life in Chester and Lancaster Counties, he most recently was living in The Summit In Hockessin, De.  The youngest son of the late Frederick J. Coe and Emily L. Coe,…...

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Blanche A. Elbourne

Blanche A. Elbourne, 87, of Brookhaven, PA passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Sterling Rehabilitation Center, Media, PA after a short illness. She was born in Port Penn, DE, previously resided in the Wilmington area and has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 50 years. Blanche graduated from Henry C. Conrad, class…...

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Helen L. Dempsey

Helen L. Dempsey, age 83, died June 19, 2017 at her home in Glen Mills, Pa. Life long resident of Delaware County. Employed with Riddle Memorial Hospital in the medical records division for 22 years. A avid golfer who played in various tournament throughout Delaware Valley and a member of Beckett Country Club and Golf…...

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William Joseph Pauciello, III

William Joseph Pauciello III, 20, of Logan Township NJ, passed away on June 17, 2017 at Cooper University Hospital. Born in Media, PA in 1997, he was the beloved son of Karen (Chiponis) Pauciello & William Pauciello Jr. Billy was a graduate of Kingsway Regional High School, class of 2015. He enjoyed playing baseball, watching…...

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Jeanne Keefer Hunn

Jeanne Keefer Hunn, 89, passed away June 11, 2017 at her home. She was a long time resident of Morton, PA, but spent the last 15 years in Wallingford and Brookhaven. Jeanne was a real estate agent for 25 years. A very impressive thing in the 60’s as a woman, she was also a Feature…...

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Stephen A Zelznick

Stephen A. Zelznick, 87, passed away June 7, 2017 at his home. Born in Chester, PA, he has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 50 years. He was a graduate of Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener) and attended Drexel University for further education. He had a long career at Boeing as a mechanical…...

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William F. Wallace, Jr.

William F. Wallace, Jr., Known as “Fred” to all, passed away June 4, 2017. He was a WWII veteran who spent his war years in a deserted airport outside of London for the Army Air Corp. After serving his country, Fred enrolled in the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Upon…...

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Margaret S. Booz

Margaret S. Booz, 89, passed away May 31, 2017 at home. She resided in High Meadows in Middletown Twp. for 24 as well as Safety Harbor, FL, for 11 years before moving to Manahawkin, NJ, 9 months ago. She owned and operated Peggy’s Beauty Salon for 14 years before moving to Florida. Peggy belonged to…...

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Joseph J. Howes

Joseph J. Howes, 94, passed from this life into the arms of our Savior, Jesus Christ May 29, 2017 at home. Born and raised in Chester, PA, he has been a resident of Glen Mills since 1969. Joe received his BS from Pennsylvania Military College and his Master’s degree from Drexel University for Electrical Engineering.…...

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Richard C. Bernardo, Sr.

Richard “Rick” C. Bernardo, Sr., passed away on May 26, 2017, peacefully surrounded by family. Rick was a graduate of Northeast High School, class of 1974, and has lived in Middletown Township for the last 30 years. He was an avid Eagles fan and enjoyed spending time with his beloved family. He was predeceased by…...

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Mary Hampton

Mary Malloy Nicholson Hampton earned her angel wings on May 23, 2017, in the way she loved to live –surrounded by her family who loved her so very much.  In her 20s, Mary worked at Ship n Shore, at Fibre Metal, and as a homemaker. In her 30s, 40s, and 50s, she always had a…...

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Edward J. Schwarz, Sr.

Edward J. Schwartz, Sr., 84, passed away peacefully May 5, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA after a long illness. Born in Chester to Elizabeth and Jacob Schwartz. Edward served in the US Army during the Korean War. He worked for Scott Paper for 32 years before his retirement. He lived in Brookhaven,…...

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Eleuterio Felix Cruz

Felix Eleuterio Cruz, 79, passed away May 3, 2017 at St. Frances Hospital. Born in Guayama, PR, he came to New York where he lived for 11 years and then moved to Chester, PA, in 1970. He worked for Dee Paper Company in Chester for 34 years and State Farm part time for 20 years…...

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Jennie Parsons

Jennie Parsons, 95, passed away on Saturday the twenty ninth of April, 2017 in the Universal Healthcare Nursing Center, Bolivia, NC.   Ms. Parsons was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 12, 1922 and was daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine Forte DiCrecchio. She is predeceased by her husband, George S. Parsons, Jr. and…...

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Robert “Smitty” Smith

Robert “Smitty” Smith, 90, passed away April 28, 2017 at Crozer Keystone Hospice in Taylor Hospital. Born and raised in Chester, he lived his adult life in Upland, Pa. For 38 years he worked for Scott Paper as a machinist in the mill and retired as a supervisor. He was a member of the Eddystone…...

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John M. Quatrini

John M. Quatrini, of Parkside, PA, died at home due to coronary artery disease. Born in 1962, John was a graduate of Penn State University and a long-time USPS employee in Media. John is survived by his children Brittany and Nicholas, brother Nick Quatrini (Kit), sister Peggy Wanger (Randy), and friend, Donna Newman-White. In addition…...

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Alfred “Moochie” Smith

Alfred R. Smith “Moochie”, 71,  passed away April 17, 2017 at his home. Al worked for Scott Paper for 28 years before his retirement in 1997.  He retired to Bethenny Beach, Delaware where he resided for 15 years before moving back home. He loved spending time with his family at Disney World.  He was a…...

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Kenneth Lee Mason

Kenneth “Kenny” Mason, 56, passed away April 16, 2017 at his home. Born in Chester he was a lifelong resident of Delaware County and was currently residing in Upland, Pa. He worked for Lehigh Hanson, driving for the Glen Mills Quarry for over 10 years. He loved to play his guitar and travel to Ocean…...

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Joyce Johnson

Joyce Johnson, 83, of Garnet Valley, PA, passed away April 10, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center. Funeral service Monday (April 17, 2017) 11am at Elam United Methodist Church, 1073 Smithbridge Rd., Glen Mills, PA, 19342. Visitation Monday 10-11am at the church. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Arrangements by Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, Brookhaven,…...

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Richard G. Olsen

Richard George Olsen, 71, passed away April 5, 2017 at his home. He was a long time resident of Holmdel, NJ, and most recently resided in Brookhaven, PA. He was a graduate of Keyport High School, class of 1964. He was a Monmouth County Supervising Park Ranger for 35 years before his retirement. Richard was…...

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Walter “Tom” Beaver

Walter T. Beaver “Tom” passed away April 3, 2017. He was a resident of Plush Mills in Wallingford, PA. Tom retired from the railroad as well as the Air Force/National Guard. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Nettie Beaver, his beloved wife JoAnn Beaver (nee Draper),…...

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Bernice Costa

Bernice Costa, 82, passed away March 30, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA. Born in Chester she has been a resident of Brookhaven for 53 years. She had a strong love for the Lord her God, her church, her family, and her pets. Bernice was predeceased by her husband Augustine Costa; her parents…...

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Andrew “Andy” DeMaio

Andrew (Andy) DeMaio, “Andy the Mailman”, 88, passed away March 30, 2017 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Born in Chester, Pa, he lived in Bridgeton, NJ, Chester, Aston, and for the last 32 years in Wallingford, Pa. He worked for the US Postal Service for over 34 years, 29 of those serving his beloved route including…...

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Albert Fraim

Albert Francis Fraim, Jr., 75 of Parkside Pa, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Englewood N.J., surrounded by family. Albert had recently retired from working 44 yrs. at Penn-Delco Security. He also retired from Scott Paper/Foamex of Eddystone, where he worked for 40 yrs. Albert served as a Marine in Japan where he met…...

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Peter Adamonis

Peter P. Adamonis Sr. “Pete” of Upland, PA died peacefully on Sunday March 26, 2017 at his home in the presence of his loving wife and children at the age of 88. Born and raised in Chester, PA, Mr. Adamonis was a 1947 graduate of Saint James High School. He had been a resident of…...

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Alice M. Simmons

Alice M. Simmons, 76, passed away March 25, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pa. She was a graduate of Chester High School, class of 1958, and was a resident of Brookhaven, PA, for the last 53 years. Alice was a loving mother and extremely devoted wife and caretaker to her husband. Alice was…...

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James Forsyth, Sr.

James Forsyth, Sr., 75, passed away March 22, 2017 at his home. He was born in Chester and resided there his whole life. He was a graduate of St. James Catholic High School, class of 1959 and Delaware Technical Community College. He was an officer for the Chester Police Department from 1969-1993 and after retirement…...

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Miriam Pauline Rhan

Miss Miriam Pauline Rhan, 82, passed away March 15, 2017 at the Wallingford Nursing Home. She was a proud lifelong resident of Chester, Pa. Miriam was a member of The Goodwill Ladies Auxiliary of Chester and The Ladies Auxiliary of Delaware County Fireman’s Association. She was a devoted and loving daughter of the late Paul…...

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William F. Knight, Jr.

William F. Knight, 80, passed away March 12, 2017 at Belvedere Nursing Home, Chester, Pa. Born in Upland, PA, he has been a lifelong resident of Upland and Chester, Pa. He was a graduate of Chester High School, class of 1955. William retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service and went on…...

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Joyce K. Lindsay

Joyce K. Wall Lindsay, 77, went to be the Lord on March 9, 2017. She was currently residing with her son in Hartly, De. She was a very loving, caring, and wonderful lady. She was loved by her 2 sons Kenneth (Ceili) Wall and Bruce (Patty) Wall; her 2 grandchildren Crystal and Zoey; and a…...

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Richard “Dick” Runner

Richard “Dick” J. Runner, 83 yrs old, passed on March 7, 2017 at Springfield Hospital. Born on December 19, 1933 he was raised in Chester, PA, and was a long time resident of Swarthmore, PA. He was a graduate of Chester High School and went on to become a Crane operator at  Sun Ship, Chester…...

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Deborah Sutherland

Deborah M. Sutherland passed away March 4, 2017, at age of 54. She attended Chester High School and graduated with the class of 1980. In her younger days she enjoyed playing softball, riding her motorcycle, and listening to the Monkees. Before retiring, she worked as a paralegal for Miller and Miller in Philadelphia.  She was…...

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Donna Gonsalves

Donna Gonsalves, 59, passed away February 28, 2017 at her home. Born in Chester she has been a resident of Brookhaven, PA, for the last 23 years. She previously spent time in Media, PA, as well as Salt Lake City, Utah where she went to college. She was a graduate of Sun Valley High School.…...

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Keith E. Smith

Keith E. Smith, 35, passed away suddenly February 28, 2017. He was a lifelong Delaware County resident and a graduate of Ridley High School, class of 2000. He was a freelance HVAC contractor. Keith loved the outdoors and truly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and skiing. He was a history buff and an avid Flyers fan. He…...

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Robert F. Frei

Robert F. Frei, 68, passed away February 22, 2017 at Fair Acres Geriatric Center, Lima, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Pa, he was a long time resident of Brookhaven. For the last 2 years he resided in Fair Acres, Lima, Pa. He was a graduate of Bartram High School. He was a veteran of the United…...

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Edward J. Tallant, III

Edward J. Tallant, III, 79, passed away February 8, 2017 at Cancer Center of America. Born in Philadelphia, Pa, he has been a resident of Brookhaven, PA, for the last 40 years and a previous resident of Aston. He was a graduate of West Catholic High School and Villanova University. He was a Manager for…...

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Theodore “Ted” Stahl

Theodore “Ted” J. Stahl, 96, passed away at his home on February 3, 2017. Ted has been a resident of Brookhaven, PA, since 1960. He worked for Ford Motor Company in Chester for many years as well as FMC. He retired from Stuhl Plumbing Supply in 1985. He was a United States Army and served…...

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Phyllis Klingensmith

Phyllis Klingensmith, 94, passed away in Desloge, Missouri where she resided for the last 25 years. She previously lived in Brookhaven, Pa. Up until a month ago she worked for the family restaurant in Missouri. Phyllis was an avid reader and an active member of the local church. She was predeceased by her husband Harold…...

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Gary S. Jones

Gary Jones, 57, beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, nephew & friend passed away January 8, 2017 at his home. Gary grew up and resided in Media, PA. He was a graduate of Penncrest H.S Class of 1977. Gary spent his time with his wife Nicole and his daughter Rachel, whom he loved dearly. His…...

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Karen Mason

Karen Mason, Medical professional Karen Mason, 67, a former medical professional, died Jan. 8 at a care facility in Chester, PA. The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s Disease, which she had battled for a number of years. Ms. Mason was born in Ridley Park, PA and lived in the area throughout her life. She was…...

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Michael W. Gommer

Michael W. Gommer, 41  Loving husband, father, son and uncle   Michael Gommer, 41, of Media, Pa., passed away December 30, 2016. Michael was born in Upland, Pa.,  raised in Brookhaven, Pa., and is a 1993 graduate of Sun Valley High School. He is also a graduate of the Delaware County Community College Municipal Police…...

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Margaret Black

Margaret M. Black, 68, passed away December 29, 2016 at her home. Born in Teaneck, NJ, she was a long time resident of Troutman, NC, and has lived in Brookhaven, Pa, for the last year. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Donald J. Black; her parents Dorothea and Charles Law; and her daughter Loreen…...

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Richard “Beaver” Leflar

Richard E. “Beaver” Leflar, 78, passed away December 29, 2016 at Crozer Keystone Hospice. Born in Chester, Pa, he was raised in Woodlyn and has resided in Brookhaven for over 50 years. He was a graduate of Ridley High School and attended Drexel University. Beaver worked for Scott Paper for 35 years before his retirement.…...

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Agnes Winfree

Agnes M. Winfree, (nee Mingis) 80, passed away peacefully on December 26, 2016. Born in Chester, she has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 53 years. She was a 1954 graduate of Chester High School and began her first job shortly after as a telephone operator with Bell Telephone. Agnes was later a…...

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Josephine Greer

Josephine Greer, 84, passed away December 24, 2016. Born in Chester, Pa, she was a long time resident of Brookhaven, Pa. She was a graduate of Chester High School, class of 1950. She worked in the credit department for 17 years and in the fraud prevention department at Wells Fargo for 27 years. Josephine belonged…...

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Rosemarie E. Quatrini

Rosemarie E. Quatrini,51, passed away December 7, 2016. She was a life long resident of Delaware County, Pa. After high school she went on to complete Cosmetology school and Medical Billing and Coding All State Career School and worked as a beautician. She is survived by her parents Pauline Nagel and John Saccone; her children…...

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Richard H. Winfree

Richard H. Winfree (Dick), 80, passed away suddenly on December 4, 2016, at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pa. Born and raised in Chester, Pa, Richard has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 53 years. He graduated from Chester High School. He was an Abbotts Milk Man, worked for Paisecki Air and as…...

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J. Alfred Davis, Jr.

J. Alfred Davis, Jr., 90, passed away December 3, 2016 at his home. Born in Claymont, De, he was a life-long resident of Wallingford, Pa. He graduated from Nether Providence High School, class of 1944 and worked for Scott Paper as an electrician for 36 years before his retirement. He was a veteran of the…...

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Richard G. Damico

Richard G. Damico, 60, passed away November 21, 2016. He was a long time resident of Kensington, PA, and spent the last 2 years in Brookhaven, PA. He was predeceased by his parents Dorothy and Joseph Damico and his son Glenn Damico. He is survived by his children Krystle Damico, Nicholas Damico, and Dottie Damico;…...

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Irene Mae McBride

Irene Mae McBride (nee Bell), 99, passed away November 20, 2016 at Pembrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a longtime resident of Brookhaven, Pa, and spent 11 years living in Florida. Irene was passionate about line dancing and belonged to the Redwood Community Club. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Paul J. McBride,…...

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Elizabeth Joan Hart

Elizabeth Joan Hart (nee Lipton), 88, passed away peacefully on November 20, 2016 at Riddle Village. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Upper Darby High School. A longtime resident of Brookhaven, she was an active member of Our Lady of Charity Parish and a proud member of the Charitians. She volunteered in…...

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Dylan Stout

Dylan Stout, 20, passed away suddenly November 18, 2016. Born in Upland, Pa, he was raised in Marcus Hook, Pa. He attended Chichester High School. Dylan loved shoes, video games, reading, and being with his family. He is survived by his parents Tonya Stout and Wally Blackburn; his sister Morgan Cosgrove; maternal grandparents Debbie Curd…...

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Jean L. Moulder

Jean L. Moulder (nee Langley), 89, passed away November 8, 2016 at The Lutheran Home in Topton, Pa. Born in Wilks-Barre, PA, she was a long time resident of Wallingford, PA. She was a 1944 graduate of Nether Providence High School. She worked for Baldwin Locomotive and also at the WVCH in Brookhaven. She was…...

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Leslie “Les” Hunter

Leslie (Les) D. Hunter, 72, passed away on 10/25/16 @ CCMC. Born and raised in Upland, PA, Les graduated from Eddystone High School, before courageously serving our country in Vietnam while in the Navy. He was employed by both Scott Paper Corporation and QVC, Inc. He was a member of the Chester #94 Masonic Lodge…...

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Gary L. Nygard

Gary L. Nygard, 67, passed away October 23, 2016 at Taylor Hospice, Ridley Park, PA. Born and raised in Upland, Pa, he has been a resident of Parkside for the last 12 years. He was a graduate of Ridley High School, class of 1969. He previously worked for Scott Paper and spent the last 14…...

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Christine Huber Ahern

Christine Huber Ahern, 82, passed away October 21, 2016 at Taylor Hospital. Born in Ridley Park she spent much of her life in Media, PA, and Stone Harbor, NJ. She retired down in Port Charlotte, FL. She graduated from Ridley Park High School and went on to graduate from Adelphia College. She was predeceased by…...

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Patrick A. Lavelle

Patrick A. Lavelle, 79, passed away October 9, 2016 at his home. Born in West Philadelphia he was a resident of Highland Park Upper Darby and was currently residing in Brookhaven, Pa. He was a graduate of West Catholic High School. Patrick worked for G.E. Switchgear, Missle and Space, Boeing, United Engineers and Constructors, PECO,…...

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Anna Thompson

Anna Thompson (nee Moroz), 95, passed away September 27, 2016 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Born in Chester, Pa, she was a long time resident of Parkside before moving to Traditions at Ridley Creek, Brookhaven, with her daughter. She was an employee of Reynold’s Springs. Anna was a dedicated mother and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with…...

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Rita M. Culbert

Rita Marie Bufano Culbert Age 87 Grew up in Chester Pennsylvania, lived 60 years in Parkside Pennsylvania and has spent the last year and a half in Mineral Bluff Georgia. Rita is a graduate of Smedley Junior High School, Chester High School Class of ’47 and Keystone Secretarial School. She is retired from Metropolitan Life.…...

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Bella “Sis” Smith

Bella Schukraft Smith “Sis”, 91, passed away September 2, 2016 at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pa. She was born in Brookhaven, raised in Rockdale, Pa, and lived her adult life in Upland, Pa. She was a dedicated home maker who loved taking care of her yard and decorating for every holiday. She was an…...

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