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Julia A. Taylor (nee Farley), 85, longtime resident of Feltonville, passed away on Wednesday August 25, 2021.

Julia was the beloved mother of Debra, Norman, Jr., and Thomas Taylor; caring grandmother to Tracy and Angelina Fugarino; Thomas and Ashley Taylor. She is also survived by her great grandchildren Danielle, Nicholas, and Anthony; sisters Jackie Turner and Barbara Diel.

Relatives and friends are asked to attend her viewing on Friday September 3, 2021 at John F. Fluehr & Sons Funeral Home 3301 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149 from 11-12:30pm. A funeral service will take place starting at 12:30pm; interment will take place at Forrest Hills Cemetery.

Hilda “Joy” McLean, 97, longtime resident of Mount Airy, passed away peacefully on Monday August 23, 2021
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Joy was the loving mother of her five children Michele, Deborah, Michael (late Sharon), Lisa, and Geraldine McLean; caring grandmother to Sheldon and Bria Allen, Nataile Badoun (Benoit); James McLean (Marlene), Adria Rumer (Steven), Gilbert (Kelsey), Kyra, Rozalyn, Alanna, and Nyla McLean; Jonathan Hawkins. She was a great grandmother of Maria, Micaela, Ciara, Silas, Micah, Caleb, and James. Joy is also survived by her sisters Aida Coleman and Iris Williams, along with many extended family members.

Relatives and friends are asked to join the family for a graveside service on Friday August 27, 2021 at Magnolia Cemetery 4500 Levick Street, Philadelphia, PA 19135 starting at 10:30am. Interment to follow after the graveside service

William “Bill” Uchniat, 46, lifelong resident of Mayfair, passed away suddenly on Friday August 20, 2021.

Bill was the beloved son of Margaret Kenney (nee March) (late Joe) and brother to Katie Kenney and Stacey Uchniat. He was predeceased by his father William Uchniat. Bill is survived by his grandfather Russell March (deceased) and grandmother Margaret March, Grandmother Becky Uchniat, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, many cousins and extended family members and friends, who will all miss him dearly.

Roy A. Alampi, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday August 20, 2021.

Roy was predeceased by his parents Vincentine (nee Ciaverelli) and Roy Alampi. He is survived by his siblings Rose Christidis (Dean), Jean McKinney (Joe), and Gerald Alampi (Linda); loving uncle of Christina Scanlan (Phil), Chris Christidis (Stacey), Ayn Gimblet (Andrew), and Patti Campbell (Ed). Roy is also a proud granduncle to 10 nieces and nephews.

Agnes Teresa Fanelli (nee Bolan) was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland in June of 1923. She emigrated to the United States with her parents, Sarah (nee Campbell) and William Bolan, and two brothers, John, and Arthur in 1928, eventually settling in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia.

As a young girl, Agnes enjoyed keeping her brothers in line, knitting, and tatting lace, and honoring her Scottish heritage through Highland dancing. She often competed in local Highland festivals dancing the Highland Fling & Sword Dance with her cousin, Sadie.
After high school, Agnes began working at the Joseph H. Bromley Lace Company where she met and fell in love with a young office clerk, Joe Fanelli. As the story goes, upon seeing Agnes for the first time, Joe told his workmates, “That’s the girl I’m going to marry” – and he did!! Joe and Agnes were married in early 1943, and later that year, welcomed their first child, Joseph Jr.

Dominick Spadea, 72, of South Philadelphia, passed away peacefully on July 27,2021 at Methodist Hospital.  Dominick was a respiratory therapist retired from the same hospital. An avid cyclist, Dominick once biked the entire west coast of the United States.  He had many other interests and hobbies, including hiking, rock climbing and astronomy.  Dominick was a life long traveler and student, knowledgable in many subject areas. He also resided in California for ten years.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Dominick was predeceased by his parents Pasquale and Mary (Galletta) Spadea.

Friends and relatives are invited to a visitation on Friday, August 20, 2021 at John F. Fluehr & Sons Funeral Home, 3301 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149 at 10:30 AM. Memoiral service to follow at 11:30 AM. Dominick's remains will be buried privately on a different day at Holy Cross Cemetery with his parents.

Lena Mary Stefanowski (nee Marziale), 94, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 5, 2021.

Born on December 5, 1926 to Mary (nee Sorge) and Alfredo Marziale, Lena was the beloved mother of 7 children Thomas Blevins (Connie), (late) John Stefanowski, Elizabeth Sinclair (Brad), Dolores Schollenberger (James), (late) Robert Stefanowski (Karen), (late) Michael Stefanowski (Denise), and Chris Stefanowski (Charlene). Proud grandmother of 19 and great grandmother of many Lena was predeceased by her parents Mary (nee Sorge) and Alfredo Marziale, and all her siblings. She also leaves behind many extended family members.

Services for Lena Stefanowski will be held privately by her family. In lieu of flowers her family has requested that donations be made to the Dementia Society of America. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Pari Murataj, 72, passed away peacefully on Monday August 2, 2021.

Francis W. Galloway, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 1, 2021.

Francis (aka Frank) was predeceased by his wife Diane Galloway (nee Pitkow) in 1999. He was a loving father to (late) Francis Galloway (Mirella), Lisa Galloway-Rollins (Michael), and (late) Michael Galloway; loving grandfather to Michael and Salvatore Galloway; and Jake Rollins. He was much loved by his entire family including nieces Michelle Rubinson and Sharon Burke (Tom). One of his passions in life was time spent near the ocean and beach which he shared with his longtime partner Barbara Vegter in Naples Florida.

Frank was born and raised in the Frankford section and lived his entire life in Northeast Philly.   He attended Frankford High School where he was a 3 letter star in football, basketball, and baseball.  He was part of the legendary Frankford Football teams that won back to back city championships in the 1950’s.  After High School, he served in the armed forces  for a short period of time, prior to embarking on a career in the restaurant business.

Ruth M. DiCicco, age 84, of Huntingdon Valley, PA passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Holy Redeemer Hospital.  

She was born in Philadelphia, PA on October 8, 1936, the daughter of the late James J. and Marie (Walker) Marks.  

Ruth was a longtime resident of Castor Gardens before moving to Redeemer Village, where she had lived for the last five years. She was a proud graduate of Frankford High School.  She was a parishioner of the former Our Lady of Ransom Church and currently of Resurrection of Our Lord Church.  While her sons were in school, she was active in the school communities of Our Lady of Ransom School and Father Judge High School.  


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