Obituaries

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Lois M. Joyce
10/04/1932 – 07/22/2021

Lois was born in Kingston, PA to Charles and Lula Mountjoy. She was one of seven children. Lois retired from Bell Telephone after 26 years. She was first hired as an Information Operator and finished her career looking for conduits on maps so that streets could be marked where the phone lines were. After retirement, she spent several years working at Boscov’s. She enjoyed the work she did for both companies and made many friends along the way.

Michael F. Emig, 65, of Camden, DE passed away on Tuesday July 20, 2021.


Mike was the husband of Mary Ann Emig (nee McCosby) for 28 years. Father of Katie Emig of Annapolis, MD; Michelle Emig of Camden, DE; Steven Emig of Camden, DE. He is also survived by his brothers Glenn Emig (Mark Kauffman) of Arlington, VA; Jerry Emig (Kathleen) of Barnegat, NJ.


Mike was born and raised in Mayfair, and then lived in Florida and Pittsburgh before moving to Delaware. He received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Spring Hill College in Philadelphia and his MBA from Point Park College in Pittsburgh.

Robert A. Dinmore, 46, passed away suddenly on Monday July 19, 2021.

Robert was the beloved son of Annie (nee Hollawell) and Frank Dinmore. Beloved father of Sadie; brother of Michael F. Dinmore (Carla); proud uncle of Connor and Brayden Dinmore. Robert will be greatly missed by his extended family and close friends.

Relatives and friends are asked to attend his viewing on Saturday July 24, 2021 a

Shelby Reen Nelson passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Shelby was born on October 11, 2020 to her parents Sara (Woods) and James Nelson, and from the moment she arrived was the love of their lives. James had always wanted a baby girl and his dreams were realized. From the second he laid his eyes on his perfect little lady, he was in love. Shelby had him wrapped around her perfect little beautiful finger. Sara and Shelby were inseparable. Shelby would follow Sara from room to room. She gave the best hugs and her giggle and smile would make Sara’s heart melt. Shelby’s best friend in the whole world was her pug “big brother”, Jax. She had her daddy’s blonde hair and her mommy’s eyes. Shelby was, and is, their whole world.

Helen Margaret Potchen-Lozowski, 73, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 17, 2021.

Helen was the devoted wife of the late George Lozowski for 35 years. She was the beloved mother of George Lozowski; caring sister of (late) John Potchen (Catherine) and Richard Potchen (Bernadette). She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends, who will all miss her dearly.

Helen had a long and distinguished career with the School District of Philadelphia, serving most recently as Senior Secretary at Northeast High School.

Relatives and friends are invited to her memorial mass at Resurrection of Our Lord Church 2000 Shelmire Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19152 on Friday, July 23, 2021 starting at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to SPCA by clicking on the link below:

Mary E. Lowe (nee Anastasi), 76, passed away on Saturday July 17, 2021.

Mary was a devoted wife of the late James Lowe for over 40 years. Beloved mother of Christine Lowe; and leaves behind her siblings Charlotte Fortescue (late Charles), Anthony Anastasi, and Edward Anastasi (Janet); nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Relatives and friends are asked to attend her viewing on Friday July 23, 2021 at St. Jerome Church 8100 Colfax St., Phila, PA 19136 from 9:15-10:15. A funeral mass will begin at 10:30am; interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to St. Jerome Memorial Fund at the address listed above.

Maria J. Rodriguez, 74, passed away with her family by her side on Thursday July 15, 2021.

Maria was the devoted wife of the late David Roman; loving mother to Marisol Martinez (Victor), Lusesita Martez, and Marlita Cowan (Rendell Lewis). She was a proud grandmother and great grandmother of many. Maria is also survived by her siblings Petra Vasquez (late Victor), Carmelo Rodriguez, Aurelia Rodriguez, Eva Lozada (Manuel), Cirilo Rodriguez, Jr. (Juanita Cancel), Iris Cintron (Luis), Ismael Rodriguez (Socorro), Hector Rodriguez (Joanne Hernandez), and Gladys Jackson (Stephen) along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members who will all miss her dearly.

Kathleen F. Godfrey, 70, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 15, 2021.

Kathleen was the devoted wife of Thomas Godfrey since his sudden passing in 1983. She was the loving mother of Chris Godfrey (Shannon) and Diana Karaboyas (Anthony, Sr.); proud grandmother of Kylar, Kaitlyn, AJ, Tommy, Logan and Maverick. Kathleen was predeceased by her sister Eileen Powell and is survived by her three brothers George (late Sandra), Michael (Mary Jane), and Sean (Eileen) along with many extended family members and friends.

Amy Rodriguez, 24, resident of Mayfair passed away on Friday July 9, 2021.

Amy was the beloved daughter of Seneida (nee Taveras) and Rafael Rodriguez; sister of Cynthia Duran-Rodriguez and Odanis Rodriguez. She also leaves behind her boyfriend, Sean Noble. Amy is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family members, and friends, who will all miss her dearly.

Relatives and friends are asked to attend her viewing on Thursday July 15, 2021 at John F. Fluehr & Sons 3301 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19149 from 9-11am. A service will begin following the visitation at 11am; interment will take place at William Penn Cemetery.

Francis “Pat” Stapleton, 85, of Philadelphia, PA passed away on Friday July 2, 2021.

Francis was the beloved husband of Marie (nee Lobello) for over 50 years. Born in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia on May 19, 1936; Francis would proudly serve his country in the United States Army for two years. He was the loving father of Lisa Stapleton (John), Thomas Stapleton (Jodi), Jeanie Stapleton (Tom), Patricia Stapleton, and Steven Stapleton (Tania). Loving grandfather of nine and great grandfather of one.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at John F. Fluehr & Sons Funeral Home 3301 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19149 from 10-11am. A service will begin at 11am; interment will be held privately by the family on a later date.


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