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Dolores Ann Korn (nee Stahlnecker) went to be with God on Monday, November 2, 2020. 

Beloved wife of the late Lloyd Korn. She is survived by Stella Yeager, Marie Matusek, Ruth Barbera, Helen Hanyston, Henry Stahlnecker and the late John, Charles and Robert Stahlnecker. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. 

Dolores was the eldest daughter and second mother to her youngest siblings. She was a great example and a loving friend.  She could always be counted on for sound advice and a loving hug. Since the age of 16 Dolores worked for Faith Tabernacle Church in the Philadelphia area. She loved her job and always was interested in additional courses and computer classes. She was a very consciousness employee and co-worker. She will be missed by many students at the school and many friends from Faith Tabernacle Church as well as her many family members.

Sarah Rose Murphy, age 93 of Philadelphia PA passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her parents Anna Mary and William Fishburn and siblings Anna (Francis) Curran and William Fishburn.

She was the wife of the late John J. Murphy and the awesome mother of Jack (Carole) Murphy, Sally (Mike) Woods, Michael Murphy and the late Maureen Wilkes. She is survived by 9 grandchildren: Carole Anne (Larry) Dalesandro, Jack (Denise) Murphy, Dennis (Karen) Murphy, Sara (Jim) Nelson, Michael (Emily) Woods, Michael (Maggie) Murphy, Allison Wilkes, Andrew Wilkes, and Shannon (Joe) McGovern. Also survived by 13 great grandchildren: Matthew, Ryan and Christopher Dalesandro and the late Jenna Nicole Dalesandro Erin and Bridget Murphy Tommy, Patrick and Brendan Murphy Kayla and Conor Woods and newest addition Shelby Reen Nelson and step great grandson Ryan Dougherty. Also survived by her Sister-in-Law Cass Fishburn, nephew Bill (Donna) Fishburn and their family.

Evelyn Cairone Dombrowski (nee Kugler) of Philadelphia, PA on October 29, 2020 at the age of 96.

Beloved wife of the late Nicholas J. Cairone and Chester S. Dombrowski. Devoted Mother of Tina & Lynne. Dear Mother-In-Law of Scott & Mark. Cherished MomMom of Nick, Chris Josh & Andrew.

Evelyn was the youngest of 6 children born to John & Susannah (Dzubach). Her father emigrated from Weisskirchen, Austro-Hungary and her Mother from Lubica, Austro-Hungary. She is pre-deceased in death by her brothers, John (Lou), Carl (Eleanor), and her sisters, Elsie (George), Margaret (Bill), and Anna (Pat).

Evelyn’s father was president of the local German social club and she recalls many an evening as a child sleeping on the pool table at the club. This is where she learned to dance and enjoy the music. Evelyn graduated from Frankford High School, Class of 1942.

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)


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