Obituaries

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Chrichnard Oliver Prosper, age 20, a resident of Philadelphia, PA died tragically on July 4, 2022.

Born in Les Cayes, Haiti, Oliver was the beloved son of Jean Geffard Prosper and Marie Dieu, brother of Ann Flory Prosper and step-son of Marie Florence Laurent and Victoria Mornay.

He is also survived by his grandparents: Louinor Prosper and Viliane Prosper and Christiane Dieu; by his uncles: Phaniel Dieu, Yvenel Prosper, Garhens Prosper, Levelt Prosper, Louidor Prosper and David Prosper; by his aunts: Phanette Dieu, Phaniele Dieu and Molly Aurelien; and by his dear friend, Yves Mombrun.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 PM on Saturday, August 13, 2022, John F. Fluehr & Sons, 3301 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, where relatives and friends will be received from 9:30 AM until the time of the service. Interment will be private.

Gabriel Anibal Hernandez, age 21, a Philadelphia resident for over 18 years, died tragically on July 29, 2022.

Born in Camden, New Jersey, Gabriel was the beloved son of Anibal Cruz Rodriguez and Marta Joan Hernandez. He attended Northeast High School and was most recently employed as a fork lift operator at L and M Warehouse.

During his leisure time, Gabriel enjoyed playing video games, fishing with his brothers, riding bikes, and always being a helping hand to his father and family. His greatest joy was spending time with his son, who he loved so dearly. Gabriel was a caring and loving young man.

Anthony Gaetano Devine, Sr., age 47, died suddenly on July 20, 2022. He was a resident of the Mayfair Section of Philadelphia for the past 20 years and formerly of the Olney Section of Philadelphia. He was the beloved husband of Rose M. Lutz Devine for 20 years.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Anthony was the son of the late Gaetano J. Devine and Donna Fauzer. He attended St. Helena Grade School and graduated from Northeast Preparatory School in 1991. Professionally, Anthony was a certified welder with Local Union 420 Steamfitters for the past 25 years.

He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working on cars. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and teaching his children how to weld.

On the evening of July 20, 2022, Jean D. Nastasi, age 78, peacefully passed away at her home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The beloved Jean is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Darren Cornwell; grandchildren, Kayla and Joseph Gidzinski. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Nastasi.

Jean was a kind, hardworking, and soft-spoken woman who enjoyed the little things in life. Whether it be gardening or having an interest in all things butterfly. One of her favorite pastimes was taking trips to the casino with her husband, Frank, and longtime best friend, Rose Green, aka Cookie. She was also an avid lover of cross-stitching, solving puzzles, and taking on many other creative projects in her spare time. Not to mention, she was a lover of animals, especially cats. Jean always made sure her cats were well taken care of and treated like royalty. She, too, adored the music of the incredible Elvis Presley and had a sweet tooth like no other.

Mary Elizabeth Mitchell, age 65, a life-time resident of Philadelphia, died on July 16, 2022. She was the beloved wife of John Harvey Mitchell for 47 years.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles John Hilton and the late Anna T. Reilly Hilton. Mary graduated from Little Flower High School in 1975.

Mary was a devoted wife, homemaker, mother and grandmother. She retired as receptionist for Pediatric Dental Associates, where she worked for 17 years.

Susan C. Gallagher (nee Hiller)
On July 17th, 2022. Loving wife of Joseph J., Sr.

Devoted Mother of Joseph J. Jr., Gretchen Oczkowski (Glenn), Ami, Megan and Timothy Gallagher (Jessica). Dear Bubbie of Madelyn Bauer, Kenlie, Stosh and Graham Oczkowski, Nora, Lucy and Henry Gallagher. Dear sister of Carl Hiller (Eileen) and Mark Hiller (Regina). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and countless sister of the Little Flower Community.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Susan's Mass of Christian Burial on Friday July 22, at 10am located at Maternity BVM Catholic Church 9220 Old Bustleton Ave Phila. PA. 19115. Where a visitation will be held from 9-10am. Interment private. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Susan's name to Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls https://littleflowerhighschool.org/ways-to-give

Maria Van Bebber (nee Altmiks) On July 12th, 2022, at the age of 102.

Survived by her nephew Glenn Paffen. Dear daughter of the late Meinolf Altmiks and Cecilia Elle. Loving wife of the late Theodore Van Bebber. Also predeceased by her four siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Maria's Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday July 20, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Nativity of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church 605 W Street Rd. Warminster, PA. 18974. 

Kathleen Mary Brown, age 56, of Audubon, NJ died suddenly on July 9, 2022.

Born in Philadelphia, PA Kathy was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph J. Brown and the late Maryanne Devine Foley.

She was the loving sister of Michael J. Brown and John P. Brown; sister-in-law of Jennifer Brown; aunt to Madison, Lucas and Shane and the dear niece of Rosalie and Michael Myhasuk. She is also survived by many cousins.

Therese M. Finley (nee Lynch) of Mayfair, On July 12th, 2022 at the age 94.

Loving wife of the late John J. Finley. Devoted mother of John J. Jr. (MaryJane), Judy Sullivan (Late Robert), Joseph (Barbara), Gerard (Deborah) and Kevin Finley (Jeanne Christian). Grandmother of 14 and Great Grandmother of 11.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew Church,3000 Cottman Ave Philadelphia 19149. 10:30AM on Friday, July 15th. Where a viewing will be held from 9:15-10:15AM. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Theresa's name to Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters, Convent of Divine Love, 2212 Green Street Philadelphia, PA 19130-3197 - 215-567-0123
Dorothy Ann Sands, age 89, a resident of Philadelphia, PA died on July 6, 2022

She was the beloved wife of the late John E. Sands and mother of the late Bryan Sands. Born in Shenandoah, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Dillmann and the late Mary Tomcho Dillmann.

Dorothy was a devoted wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her loving children: John W. Sands and his wife Janice, Dorothy M. Wolf,
David J. Sands and his wife Louise and Kimberly Ann Friedman; eleven grandchildren, seven
great-grandchildren and by her brother, Joseph Dillmann. She was proceded in death by her sister, Mary Helen Dillmann Lazo.


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