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Kenneth Wayne Yeager, 79, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 9, 2022 in the comfort of his home surrounded by close family and friends.

Kenneth was born March 20, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Albert and Naomi (nee Hobba) Yeager. He attended Faith Tabernacle High School through his freshman year, and went on to obtain his GED. Kenneth began his professional career in the mail room at Rohm and Haas Company, and became a trusted senior manager in their transportation department. He left Rohm and Haas in 1992 to answer his calling into the Christian ministry at Faith Tabernacle Congregation. As God directed, he continued to serve his church and congregants faithfully in many capacities, including Sunday-school teacher, deacon, day-school superintendent, pastor, and International Presiding Elder of the church.

On Sunday, September 4th, 2022 at the age of 73.

Debbi is survived by her beloved husband Robert Fox and her four sisters.

A memorial service for Debbi will be held at a later date.
Passed away on September 1st, 2022, at 102 years old.

Loving wife of the late John P. Balawich. Devoted mother of Jack P. Balawich (Maureen), Irene Janson, and Paulette Corrigan (Frank). Helen was a dear grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 7. Helen will also be missed by her niece and many friends. Helen was a proud member of the Catholic Daughters of America and a proud alumnus of Villa Joseph Marie High School in Bucks County.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Helen's visitation from 9:15-10:15am, Thursday, September 8th at St. Matthew's Catholic Church 3000 Cottman Ave Phila. 19149, where a mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:30am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
Anne Monahan (nee Karle) age 84, of Mayfair on August 27th, 2022.

Daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Karle. Devoted wife of the late George J. and dear mother of Mary Beth Monsalve (Jose), George, Daniel (Dawn), and the Reverend William. Loving Mom-mom to her 10 grandchildren. Anne was a life long homemaker, former employee of St. Vincent's orphanage in Tacony, and parishioner of St. Matthew for 52 years.

Elaine Halford On August 26th, 2022 at the age of 75.

Loving sister of Linda Drumm (Michael) and the Late Keith Halford (Christine). Elaine is also survived by 7 nieces and nephews, her dear friends Dotty Kirkner and Karen Kropp and her beloved dog, Cassie.

Services to be held at a later date.

Carol Ann Clark (nee Paton)
At the age of 79, passed away Saturday, August 20th, 2022. Loving wife of Pastor Nelson A. Clark and devoted mother of Ambrose C. Clark. Carol was a dear aunt to 47 nieces and nephews.

She loved watching sports, especially any game that Tom Brady or Steph Curry was playing in. She loved being active, whether it was hiking, playing tennis, or swimming. She had a free spirit, and was at her happiest when she was out and about. She loved ice cream, breakfast at Shady Maple, and mango water ice. She was the best cook, and she was famous for her pies, apple turnovers, casseroles, and buffalo chicken soup. She also loved her iPad, and would spend hours watching YouTube, Hallmark movies, reading her Bible, playing Sudoku and Solitaire, or watching the news, sports, or cooking shows.

John M. Buchatsky, On August 20th, 2022 at the age of 103.

Loving husband of the late Vera Buchatsky. Dear father of John A. Buchatsky (Mary) and Catherine A. Buchatsky.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend John's Mass of Christian burial at St. Matthew's Catholic Church 3000 Cottman Ave. at 10:30 Friday August 26, 2022, where a viewing will be held from 9:15-10:15. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery in Abington. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Missionary Sisters Mother of God 711 N. Franklin St. Phila PA. 19123.

On August 12, 2022, Anna Marie Rizzo Raman, loving mother of four children, passed away at the age of 91 (dob 5/18/1931).

Anna Marie, Miss Anne, Annie, Mom, the Momma, Boo Boo, Grandmom, even Anna Banana. She answered to them all and embraced the role associated with each name.

Anna was dedicated to her family. She raised four teen and pre-teen children alone after Harvey, her husband of 17 years, passed away suddenly in 1973. She was a grade school teacher in the fifties before she married and then again after the death of Harvey. Anna earned her bachelor’s degree from Chestnut Hill College at the age of 50. She retired after 26 years of teaching third graders, who often remembered her in adulthood when seeing her at the supermarket or on the street.

Jean Marie “Merrie” Montgomery, age 61, of Philadelphia, and formerly of the Oxford Circle and Frankford sections of Philadelphia, died on August 9, 2022.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of James Montgomery and Trudy Mulhern Montgomery.

She graduated from Frankford High School in 1978 and later attended Gordon Phillips Beauty School.

Merrie was employed as an Accountant Secretary for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 15 years, as well as a hairdresser.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed making jewelry and doing arts and crafts but, most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Suddenly on August 4,2022 at the age of 78. Loving daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Arthur.

Dear sister of Miriam English (late Howard T.) and the late Thomas Arthur (Marguerite). Joan will be dearly missed by her loving friend of Bob Patrick. Also survived by 4 nephews and 1 niece and many friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joan's visitaion Wednesday, August 17,2022 from 9:00A.M.-10:00A.M. at Resurrection of Our Lord Church 2000 Shelmire Ave Phila, PA 19152. Followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00A.M. Interment Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.


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