Obituaries

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John J. Burkholder, Sr., of Northeast Philadelphia passed away suddenly at his residence on May 19, 2019 at the age of 78.

Beloved husband of Maryann Burkholder (nee Atwood). Devoted father of Mary Beth Ciarlante (the late James), Bonnie Ann Burkholder, John Burkholder Jr. (Maria) and Margaret Hrubar (Robert). Pop Pop to his 10 grandchildren. Also survived by his sister Janice Crager (the late Richard); also survived by his nieces and nephews.

August 31, 1964 - May 19, 2019

Stephanie T. Kramer,"Steff" (nee Adamof) of Mayfair passed away suddenly on May 19, 2019 at her residence at the age of 54.

Beloved mother of Lori-Rae Kramer, Jillian Kramer and the late Quincy Kramer. Devoted grandmother of Zachary and Anthony. Loving sister of Marylou Zippilli (Joe), John Adamof (Kim), Jennifer Lau (Buddy) and Darlene Borelli (Bob); also survived by her numerous nieces and nephews.

September 24, 1955 - May 14, 2019

Victoria L. Hodge-Murphy "Vicki" passed away on May 14, 2019 at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital after of long illness at the age of 63.

Beloved wife of Frank Murphy. Devoted daughter of Maryann Rizzo (nee Messer) and the late Ellis Rizzo. Loving mother of the late Jodie Lynn Hodge and the late Darlene Hodge. Dear Nan of Damien Stone. Sister of Darlene Misko, Anthony Rizzo and Lottie Welch.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Memorial Gathering Thursday May 23, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 PM at John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia PA 19149. Words of Remembrance (Sharing) 3:00 PM.

rlwalshFebruary 28, 1938 - May 14, 2019

Regina L. Walsh “Jean” of Mayfair passed away on May 14, 2019 at the Immaculate Mary Home after a brief illness at the age of 81.

Beloved wife of the late Patrick J. Walsh "Jim" Devoted mother of Colleen Carlin, Jeanie April (Frank) and Jim Walsh. Loving Mom Mom of Chalie, Kelly, Jessica, Lindsay, Patrick and Amanda. Great grandmother of Justin and James. Also survived by her nieces, nephews, and cousins.

lspalysNovember 01, 1954 - May 11, 2019

Lawrence S. Palys, of Mayfair passed away suddenly on May 11, 2019 at Nazareth Hospital at the age of 64.

Beloved son of Dolores P. (Nee Wawroski) Palys and the late John J. Palys. Devoted and loving father of John L. Palys. Dear brother of Geri Paulits (Ken) and Christine Stefankiewicz (John); also survived by his nephews Eric (Jenn), Christopher and Adam.

Relative and Friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Friday 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 Private.

waterfallSeptember 14, 1929 - May 10, 2019

Raymond J. Lafferty of Mayfair, passed away at Nazareth Hospital on May 10, 2019, after a long illness at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of the late Rosemary A. Lafferty (nee McGovern). Also survived by his numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Viewing and Funeral Thursday 9:15 - 10:15 A.M. at St. Matthew Church (Upper) 3000 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19149, followed by his Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M.

sunflowersFebruary 15, 1935 - May 08, 2019

Bernice Rambo passed away on May 8, 2019 at her daughter's residence in Cheltenham, at the age of 84.

Beloved wife of the late William O. Rambo. Devoted mother of Wesley (Ruthanne), Cheryl Reahm (John), Richard (Louise), Kay Evens (Russell), Wendy Wakefield (Jonathon), Jennifer, the late William (Barbara), the late Gary, the late Ronald (Eileen) and the late Keith. Also survived by her sister Carol Clark (Nelson) and her 34 grandchildren.

dljamesOctober 10, 1954 - May 07, 2019

Debra L. James, (nee Pyffer) of Parkwood passed away on May 7, 2019 at her residence after a long illness at the age of 64.

Beloved wife of Richard W. James. Devoted mother of Jason Smith (AnneMarie), Richard James (Karen) and Matthew James (Colleen). Loving Mom Mom of Jason, Sean, Harrison, Emily, Madeline, Mia and Scarlet. Dear sister of Mildred Shortall (Ed), Wendy Schiffler (Bob), Margie Hurst (the late Buck), Robert Pyffer (Mary), Roger Pyffer (Dot), George Pyffer and the late Ellen Worhle (the late Robert); also survived by her nieces and nephews.

glwitkowskiNovember 28, 1928 - May 05, 2019

Grace L. Witkowski, (nee Kepple) on May 5, 2019.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Witkowski, MD.Devoted mother of Thomas A. Witkowski (Ingrid) and Beth Ann McKenna (Thomas); loving grandmother of Anthony and Erica Witkowski.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend her Viewing Friday 9:15 - 10:15 AM at St. Matthew Church (Upper) 3000 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia PA 19149 followed by her Funeral Mass, 10:30 A.M.

jjheneseyJanuary 29, 1958 - May 04, 2019

James J. "Jim" Henesey, formerly of Holmesburg passed away at his residence after a long illness on May 4, 2019 at the age of 61.

Beloved son of Genevieve Henesey (nee Cuszak) and the late William Henesey. Devoted father of Brianna Henesey (Jason Wilkin) and Daniel Henesey. Loving Pop Pop of Jason Wilkin Jr.; also survived by his brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Memorial Gathering Wednesday May 15, 2019 5:30 - 7:30 PM at John F. Fluehr & Sons,Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia PA 19149.


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