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Frank D. Nastasi, (Yankee) passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020. He was in his 93rd year.

Beloved husband of Jean D. Nastasi (nee Jefferys), survived by sister, Rose Savastani, and many nieces and nephews. Survived by Maria (step-daughter) and Darren Cornwell and Kayla & Joe Gidzinski, grandchildren.

Frank will be deeply missed by Jack, his cat, and all the birds and squirrels who would receive their daily breakfast. The Resort Casino in Atlantic City will never be the same. The dealers at the roulette table will miss his presence. Predeceased by siblings Philip, Tony, Nicholas, Nataline, Antoinette, Josephine, Angelina and Mary.

Louis Nemerofsky of Rhawnhurst passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at the age of 94.

Lou was born on January 10, 1926 in Philadelphia to Abe and Rose (nee Schmidt) Nemerofsky. Lou was a proud graduate of West Philadelphia High School. After graduation, in March of 1944, he joined the Army Air Corps where he served as a gunner. He was part of the 211th Army Air Forces Base Unit serving in the North Appennines, Po Valley, Rhineland and Central European campaigns. During his service, he earned several decorations and citations, including an air medal with two bronze stars. On July 10, 1953, he married Mary Lou (nee Carver) Nemerofsky. They raised two sons, Marty and John. He loved being a father and enjoyed coaching his sons’ sports teams and later in life enjoyed watching his grandchildren play various sports.

Anne Beebie, of Somerton, in Philadelphia PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved daughter of the late Earl N. Beebie and Grace T. Beebie (née O’Driscoll). She is survived by her loving brothers Michael (Mary), Patrick, Gregory (Donna) and Andrew (Meg).

Nothing was more important to Anne than family. She loved her precious nieces and nephews; Christopher, Kate, Dan, Jacky, Karlee, Kevin, Connor & Shannon, and great nieces and nephews; Myla, Leah, Emma, Jose, Xavier, Aurora, Charley & Logan.

She grew up in a very close family and her multitude of cousins were more like brothers and sisters. She also had many dear friends that touched her life.

Joan D. Wilson (née Gehan) of Mayfair passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the age of 86.

She is the beloved wife of 54 years to the late James W. Wilson Sr. Devoted mother of Joan, Brian (Arlene), Margaret Garcia (Miguel) and her late children; James Jr., Barbara, John and Gerard Wilson. Loving and cherished grandmother of Judy Gallagher (Daniel), Adam, Brian Jr. and Arlene Jr. Wilson, Michelle and Erica Garcia, Christopher Wilson, Carrie Neese and her late grandchildren; Joan Jr., James 3rd, Carl and Richard Wilson.

Joan was born in Kensington. She and her husband, Jim, later moved their family to the Mayfair section of the city where they were loyal members of St. Matthew Parish for over 35 years.

Bailee M. Benz-Mentzel, passed away suddenly on  Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 2 months. 

Bailee is the beloved daughter of Jennifer N. Benz and John F. Mentzel III. Loving granddaughter of Deborah Knowlton (the late Joseph C. Benz) and Marlene J. Kehler and John F. Mentzel, Jr.; great granddaughter of Brenda Gallion. Dear sister of Jayden Benz. Cherished niece of James Knowlton, Joseph Benz, Brenda Mentzel, Bryan Kehler, and Howard Kehler.  Although Bailee's life was short, she filled everyone's life with happiness. She will always be our "Little Angel".  

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Memorial Gathering Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 12:30 PM at John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc., 3301 Cottman Ave Philadelphia PA 19149. Religious Service 2:00 PM followed immediately by Words of Remembrance.
Stella V. McCloy, (nee Gregorski) of Mayfair passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 after a long illness at the age of 81.Stella V. McCloy, (nee Gregorski) of Mayfair passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020 after a long illness at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late Gene "Gino" McCloy. Devoted and loving mother to her two sons, Eugene M. Jr. and Steven F. McCloy. Dear sister-in-law of Marlene Conway. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Viewing and Funeral Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:30 AM at St. Timothy Church (Upper) 3001 Levick Street, Philadelphia PA 19149 followed by her Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Rite of Committal Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.
Dorothy E. Samarco (nee McElroy) on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 71. Dorothy E. Samarco (nee McElroy) on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the age of 71.
Beloved wife of the late Frankie J. Samarco Sr.  Loving mother of Frankie J. Samarco Jr. (Roseann), Francine A. McGlynn (Michael) and Angelina G. Samarco (Mike "Petie" Weeden) Cherished Mom Mom of Gina, Breanna and Alyssa; great Mom Mom of Michael, William, Daniel, Lilianna & Julian. Dear sister of Catherine "Cassie" Dahill, James McElroy, William McElroy (Lori) and Joseph McElroy (Nancy). Also nieces and nephews and extended family members. Predeceased by a son Jeffrey Samarco and her siblings, Carol McFaul (John); Francis McElroy (the late Dolores) and Elizabeth Campbell (the late William)

Allan W. Small of Wissinoming, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at his residence, at the age of 62.

Beloved husband of the late Eileen Small (nee Fortuna). Devoted father of Allan J. Small (Elizabeth) and Christina Sankovich (Martin). Loving Pop Pop of Callie and Carli Small and Peyton and Sophia Sankovich. Dear brother of Barbara Ann Ejk (Kenneth) and David Small (Diane); also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Thursday October 8, 2020 11:00 A.M. at John F. Fluehr & Sons Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave. followed by his Funeral Service 12:00 P.M.. Interment Magnolia Cemetery.

Margaret E. Melcher (nee Carroll) passed away suddenly on Friday, September 25, 2020 at the age of 68.

Marg was born in Philadelphia to the late Edward and Margaret (nee Gibbons) Carroll. She attended St.Matthew School, St. Hubert High School for Girls and St. Mary Nursing School. She spent her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse helping and caring for others.

She is the beloved wife of the late Tilo Melcher, stepmother to Eric and Gina, grandmother to Tyler, Emily and Hannah. Devoted sister to Richard, Edward, John, Christopher, Elizabeth Fudali, Nancy Padilla and the late Mary Ann Mills. Sister-in-law to Linda, Frank, Joe and Ken. Loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Her two cats Tobby and Tuffy were her babies.

Anne (Annie) E. Litchko (Wiedemer), of Philadelphia, passed away April 27, 2020 at the age of 80 due to complications of Covid 19 with her family by her side.

Devoted mother of Ann-Margaret (Bob) and John (Trish). Adored grandmother to Laura, Bobby, and Alyssa.

Anne was born in Philadelphia on September 8, 1939 to Joseph Wiedemer and Barbara Bonfig. Her mother passed away when she was 5 years old. Since she was the youngest child, Barbara asked her sister, Anna, to take care of Anne. She wanted her to have a mother figure. She was raised by her aunt, Anna Bonfig, whom she called “mom” and uncle, Bill Bonfig.

Anne attended elementary school at St. Bartholomew and graduated from St. Hubert’s in 1957. She started working for Bell Telephone Company her senior year of high school following in the steps of her Aunt Anna (mom).

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