Obituaries

3301 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19149

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Michael A. Shields, a U. S Navy Veteran formerly of Mayfair on November 9, 2019 at the age of 83.

Beloved brother of Mary Fiocca (the late Thomas). Devoted uncle of Bernadette McCutcheon (James); great uncle of Melanie and Trevor.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Wednesday November 20, 2019 9:15 - 10:15 AM at St. Matthew Church (Upper) 3000 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia PA 19149 followed by his Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery at 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers contributions to St. Matthew Church at the above address would be appreciated.

Edward V. Kelly, Sr. of Philadelphia PA. He served in the U.S. Navy for over 10 years and was a decorated  Korean War Veteran. He passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home after a long illness at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Dorothy R. (nee Moritz) Devoted father of Karen Mangold (Larry), Edward Jr., (Peggy) Timothy (Maryann), Mark (Barbara) and Brian (Lori). Loving Pop Pop of Michael, Danny, Matthew, Shane, Bryn, Timothy Jr., Shawn, Bridget, Matt, Carter, Alyssa, Amanda, Brian Jr. and Patrick. Step grandfather of Patti, Joey and Erin; great grandfather of 16; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
 

Frederick T. Truitt, Jr. of Northeast Philadelphia passed away on Wednesday October 30, 2019 after a long illness at the age of 43.

Beloved husband of Laura Truitt. Devoted father of Nicole Truitt, Stepfather of Alexander Morris and Paige Palmer, Grandfather of Emma  Loving son of Denise Truitt (Hughes) and Frederick T. Sr. (Michelle); grandson of Dolores Hughes. Dear brother of Timothy Truitt, Aimee Davis, Michelle Truitt and Christoper Truitt, also survived by his aunts, uncles and cousins.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Tuesday November 5, 2019, 9:00 AM at John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home 3301-15 Cottman Ave Philadelphia PA 19149. Funeral Serivce 11:00 AM. Interment Magnolia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contribuitions in Fred's memory to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated.

Eleanor P. Shay (nee Perry) of Sandyford Park passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the age of 77. Eleanor was born to William Wallace Perry and Margaret Perry (nee Kenny). She married Gerard "Jerry" Shay on April 8, 1972.

Eleanor is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Jerry; four devoted children, Christopher, John, Karen, and Laura; eight loving grandchildren, Emma, Thomas, Austin, Hunter, Vanessa, Maya, Layla and Everett; and three dear sisters, Patricia, Anne and Mary.

Eleanor was a selfless mother, devoted grandmother, and supportive wife. She was known as “The Commander” to her children, “Grandma Ele” to her grandchildren, “Mama Shay” to the Saint Hubert’s Drama Club, and “The Dragon Lady” to her clients in her long career in aviation insurance. She was an amazing woman who filled countless lives with her guidance, wisdom, joy, and laughter.

Marian H. Harrington, of Castor Gardens, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 21, 2019 at her residence after a long and courageous battle with ALS at the age of 65.

Beloved daughter of the late Patrick F. and the late Elizabeth (nee Casey) Harrington. Devoted mother of Sean D. Harrington. Loving sister of Brian Harrington and the late Daniel Harrington.

Relatives, Friends, and Employees of Jefferson Health Systems are invited to attend her Memorial Gathering Friday, October 25, 2019 9:15 - 10:15 AM at St. Matthew Church (3000 Cottman Ave Philadelphia PA 19149)  followed by her Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Mary D. Casavecchia, of N.E. Philadelphia formerly of Belmont Hills, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Paul's Run surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with dementia at the age of 90.

 

Beloved daughter of the late Carmen and Anna (nee Comitta) Casavecchia. Devoted mother of Linda Casavecchia (Hector Torres) and David Casavecchia (Christine). Loving grandmother of David Jr., Hector Jr., Joseph and Julia. Dear sister of the late Anthony Casavecchia (Rosemary), the late Theresa Basile (the late Frank) and the late Carmen Casavecchia, Jr. Also survived by her numerous nieces and nephews.

FRANCES M. WEBER
(nee Fox), formerly of Morrisville, PA passed away on Monday September 30, 2019, at the Immaculate Mary Home at the age of 98.


Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Weber. Devoted mother of Ronald W. Weber (Marian),the late Margaret Doyle (Thomas) and the late Joseph Weber (Barbara). Loving Mom Mom of 13, great grandmother of 29 and great-great grandmother of 14. Dear sister of the late Robert Fox (the late Dora). Aunt of Robert Fox and Gregory Fox.

ROBERT B. "Bob" McNamara

A U.S. Air Force Veteran of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday September 28, 2019 at the age of 60.

Beloved husband of Eileen McNamara (nee Neibauer). Devoted son of Francis McNamara and Harriet Trinsey (Stan). Loving father of Dawn Cunningham (Ken), William Gelinas, Melissa McNamara and Jennifer McNamara. Dear Pop Pop of Kasey, Elijah, Ava, Abby, Jaydion, Vinny and Ju Ju. Cherished brother of Donna Garcia (Dave), Stan Trinsey (Megan) and Gregory Trinsey (Nora), also survived by his nieces and nephews.

WANDA W. MARENBACH
 (nee Wohlgemuth), formerly of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on September 27, 2019 at the age of 92.
 
Beloved wife of the late Alfred Marenbach.
Devoted mother of Linda Suchinsky.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Graveside Service on Thursday October 3, 2019, 10:00A.M. at Sunset Memorial Park 333 W. County Line Rd. Huntingdon Valley,PA 19006

Marie A. Rivel, of Sandyford Park passed away on Friday September 13, 2019 at Nazareth Hospital surrounded by her loving family at the age 88.

Beloved mother of Charles Rivel IV (Joanne), Rosemarie F. Swietlik and the late Stephen M. Rivel. Devoted grandmother of 8, great grandmother of 16 and great great grandmother of 2. Dear sister of Bernie Stanton (Dee), the late Joseph, the late Jackie, and the late Vincent. Also survived by her nieces and nephews.


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