Peter L. DeAngelis, Sr.

Peter L DeAngelis, Sr., of Philadelphia on August 30, 2020 at the age of 97.

Beloved husband for 73 years of Concetta (nee Ippolito). Devoted father of Anthony DeAngelis (Frances), Margherita Whitman, Peter DeAngelis, Jr. (Patricia). Adored grandfather of Christina DeAngelis, Maria Fernando (Rohan), Tricia Kelley (Robert), Lisa Kinneman (David), and Laura Whitman (Tracey). Proud great-grandfather of Jackson, Natalie, Leo, Lorelei, Chiara, Adeline, Kai, and Honor.

Although born a US Citizen, Peter spent his childhood in Ortona a Mare, Italy on the Adriatic Sea and later in Rome with his parents, Giovanni, and Margherita DeAngelis. He returned to the United States to Philadelphia at the age of 17 with his late brother, John. He began work at D’Alonzo’s as a tailor, where he was employed over the course of the next 45 years, and where he also met his wife, Connie. Even after retirement, Peter worked in private tailoring until his mid-80s. His wife Connie said Peter had “hands of gold.” He made everything from suits for his sons, to Halloween costumes for his grandkids to curtains for everyone’s homes. He used scissors for everything, including cutting pizza, a tradition that has held with most of his family.

Ann V. Dudley-Carney

Ann V. Dudley-Carney of Winchester Park, formerly of South Philadelphia on August 24, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late B. Joseph Carney.

Family and Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:30 AM at St. Jerome Church, Holme Ave. & Stamford St. Philadelphia PA 19136.

Rite of Committal Washington Crossing National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ann's memory may be made to Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd. Philadelphia PA 19104.


Theresa A. Carman

Theresa A. Carman, (nee Alminde) passed away on Thursday August 27, 2020 at her residence at the age 59.

Beloved wife of Jeffrey P. Carman. Devoted mother of Jeffrey P. Carman (Gabriella) and Michael S. Carman (Donielle). Loving grandmom of Sonny and Willa. Daughter of Paul Alminde and the late Helen (Nee Kearney) Alminde. Sister of Kathy DiLeonardo, Paul Alminde, Sean Alminde and the late Mark Alminde. Also survived by her nieces and nephews.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Viewing Saturday morning September 5, 2020 at St. Bartholomew Church, 5600 Jackson Street Philadelphia PA 19124, 9:00 - 10:30 AM followed by Funeral Mass 10:30 AM.

Interment Private.

Joseph Ward

Joseph Ward, 69, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 21, 2020. He was a remarkable son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend and he will be missed by all who knew him. This is especially true of his wife of 46 years, Rosann, his mother-in-law, Rose, his daughter, Robin, his son, Sean, his granddaughter, Kylie, his son-in-law, Jason, his sister, Patricia, a few dozen nieces and nephews, a couple hundred cousins, and his grand-doggies, Salem and Russell. We were extremely lucky to have a man like Joe in our lives as he gave us so much joy, humor, passion and good food. He will be remembered as a warm, intelligent, fiery, all-around cool guy.

Eleanor O. Cairns

Eleanor Laura Cairns (nee Osinski) on August 23, 2020 at the age of 91.

Beloved wife of the late William Cairns. Loving sister of Anna O. Perrong and the late Helen O. Bishop. Beloved aunt to Robert S. Perrong (Karen), Carolyn P. Corsaut (Sean); William Bishop, Laura Fitzpatrick.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Viewing and Funeral Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:30 - 10:30 AM at John F. Fluehr & Sons,Inc. 3301 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia PA 19149 followed by her Funeral Service 10:30 AM. Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


Joseph G, Bradley

Joseph G. Bradley of Philadelphia suddenly passed away on Monday August 17, 2020 at the age of 34.

Beloved son of John Bradley and Sharon (Courtney) Buscemi; stepson of Maureen (Reenie) Bradley. Devoted brother of John, Daniel, Sean and Ryan. Beloved fiance' and best friend to Jessica Clymire. Loving father to Gianna and Jacob. Grandson of Bella and the late Charles Bradley, Ruth Buscemi and the late Gerald Buscemi, and the late Grandmom Vee. Survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Joe was a diehard Eagles fan and a enthusiast of music. Joe liked to joke around to make people laugh and smile. He had a larger than life personality.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joe's viewing Thursday evening August 27, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 PM at John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc. 3301 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia PA 19149. Interment Private.

Margaret Beno

Margaret Beno, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 16th, 2020. She was 96.

Margaret was the beloved wife of Joseph Beno for 42 years. Devoted mother of Maryann Beno (Goelz), and Joseph Beno Jr. She is survived by her daughter; Maryann Goelz (Robert Goelz), her four grandchildren: Jennifer Goelz, Robert Goelz II (Karla Goelz), Christopher Goelz, Andrew Goelz, and her two great grandchildren; Harper Goelz and Robert Goelz III.

Violet E. Connors

June 23, 1945. Violet, the first Connors girl was born. Who could have known how MANY Connors girls were still to come? As the first, Vi led the way for all of us. She loved her family above all and in a no nonsense way guided the entire clan of Connors girls as each of us tried to figure out how to make our own mark in the world. We shared many wonderful times together. Like when Vi shuttled all eight of us out the front door at the same time on a Saturday afternoon so we could pose for a “surprise” family picture for Mom and Dad’s anniversary. I think Mom and Dad never even noticed!

Matthew R. Kresz

Matthew R. Kresz, a long-time resident of Mayfair, passed away on Friday August 7, 2020 at the age of 83.

Beloved husband of Constance (nee Bedrinski) of 59 years. Devoted father to James Kresz (Debra), Jacqueline Kresz Green (Brian) and John Kresz (Julie). Loving Pop-Pop to Tristan Kresz and Alexandra Kresz. He is survived by his brother Robert, sister-in-law Theresa and nephew Robert (Debbie Snitzky).

Matthew grew up in Port Richmond, graduated St. Adalbert's School, is a proud graduate of Northeast Catholic High School; Class of 1955 and La Salle College; Class of 1962.

Matthew is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp and was a member of The Knights of Columbus for over 50 years. He was a chemist and long-time employee of C&D Battery.

During his retirement he enjoyed trips to The Villages in Florida; taking Cruises with his wife and friends from the Senior Group of St. Jerome's Parish; visiting his grandchildren in Georgia and his brother in Houston. His hobbies included golfing and gardening. He had an appreciation of a well-made SC Manhattan.

Mary P. Slowey


Mary P. Slowey of Mayfair on August 6, 2020 at the age of 93.

Mary was the beloved wife of Joseph P. Slowey, Sr for 67 years. Devoted mother of Frances Gerry (John), Joseph (Eileen Sheridan) and Teresa. Loving grandmother of Patricia, Susan Gallagher (Kevin), Christopher Gerry (Allie), Mary Teresa, Jolene and Mike Mola. Adored great grandmother of 9.

Mary was a proud graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School for Girl, class of 1944. She lived her faith everyday and attended daily mass when able.

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