Colleen Dewees (nee Lamartine)

Colleen Dewees at the age of 63, passed away, surrounded by her very close family on November 18, 2023, from her year’s long battle of heart disease.  Colleen is preceded by her late mother, Elizabeth Lamartine and late father, Thomas Lamartine. Her brothers, Tommy Lamartine, Allen Lamartine, Jerry Lamartine, and her sister Kathleen Lamartine. 

Colleen was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia. She attended and graduated from Saint Hubert’s high school. Colleen loved to host parties, the holidays and insisted on baking a cake for you if it was your birthday. Whether Colleen was taking care of her family members or patients at work, she always had a way to make people feel better on their worst days. Colleen was a nurse for 30 years and always put people before herself. 

Colleen is survived by fiancé Lou Worth, her four daughters, Nicole Dewees (Pete Knopf), Tiffany Dewees (Jay Harris), Jennifer Dewees (Bill Rouse), and Morgan Dewees. And her six grandchildren, Jason, Neveah, Marcol, Andrew, Billy, and Aaden. Her brother Tim Lamartine, and sisters, Eileen Carey, Dee Healey, and Holly Lamartine.

Colleen's services will be privately held.

Rosemarie Elizabeth Galloway

Rosemarie Elizabeth Galloway (nee Perez) passed away at her home on November 19, 2023 at the age of 83.

She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Little Flower HS class of 1958.

Rosemarie will be dearly missed by her surviving loved ones, including her husband, former Philadelphia firefighter David A. Galloway Sr, her son, David A. Galloway Jr.,(Jennifer Guglielmi), her daughter, Stephanie E. Trabocco, (Tod J. Trabocco) and her three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Angelina and Nicholas Trabocco Rosemarie is predeceased by her mother Rose Angelino, and brother Gerard Perez.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday Nov. 29th, 9:15-10:15am followed by her Mass of Christian Burial 10:30am at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church 3000 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia 19149.  
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favorite local animal shelter or Philadelphia ACCT(Donate Now - ACCT Philly)

Anne Marie Johnson

Anne Marie Johnson (nee Godfrey), aged 65, passed away peacefully on November 16, 2023 after a long and courageous fight with breast cancer. Anne is preceded in death by her husband Raymond, her father Thomas Sr., her brother Thomas Jr., and many beloved pets.

Anne is survived by her mother, Mary Godfrey, her children Gregory (Sarah) and Julianne (Matthew), sisters Donna, Kathleen (Francis), and Pat Pat (James), brothers William (Anna) and Stephen (Eileen), sister-in-law Elaine (Michael), brother-in-law Myles, her furbaby Scooter, nieces and nephews, and many true, lifelong friends.

Anne was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia where she attended St. Matthew’s School and St. Hubert’s Catholic High School for Girls. After high school, Anne worked at Schaaf’s Market before moving onto Wynne Bolt & Screw Co. where she met some of her lifelong friends. Anne then accepted a position at Philadelphia Telco Credit Union, before moving onto the mortgage industry, and then eventually to title insurance, a field she worked in for over 40 years.

Anne was a diehard Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies and Flyers fan. She loved reading, TV & movies, the beach, and any chance she got to spend time with family and friends. Anne was an animal lover and adored all of the pets adopted into the family over the years, especially her dog Molly, who will meet her at the Rainbow Bridge.

Sister Eileen McLoughlin Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity

Sister Eileen McLoughlin Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity, native of Jersey City, NJ, died on November 12, 2023. The Wake will take place at Blessed Trinity Motherhouse on Thursday evening, November 16, 2023 at 6:30 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at the Motherhouse Chapel on Friday, November 17, 2023 at 9:15 A.M. followed by burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

George E. Fiorentino

On Wednesday, November 8th, at the age of 72. George was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Mullins) and the dear step-father of Kathleen Smith-Bast and Thomas Smith (Suzanne). George was the dear grandfather of Christie Gale (Matthew) and Robert Bast. He will be sadly missed by his great grandchildren, Mackenzie and Mason. George is also survived by many nieces and nephews. George was an avid collector of GI-Joe's and a hugh Buffalo Bill's fan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend George's funeral service on Saturday, November 18th at 10:30AM. Where a visitation will be held from 9-10:30AM, located at John F. Fluehr and Sons Funeral Home 3301 Cottman Ave. Phila. PA. 19149. Interment will be private.

Susan K. Boddy

Susan Kathleen Conners Boddy died peacefully in her home on October 29, 2023. She was 71 years old.

Sue loved to write poetry, make clothes and crochet. Her favorite activities were caring for dozens of children, going to the Renaissance Faire and adopting wolves from sanctuaries. Sue was also a dedicated election poll worker.

She was the wife of the late James D. Boddy, who died in 1999; daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard E Connors; Sister of the late Richard T Connors; survived by nieces and nephews and loved by many friends and neighbors.

Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Wednesday, November 8th 6 PM to 8 PM at John F Fluehrs 3301 Cottman Ave.

Kenneth L. Fruh

Kenneth L. Fruh, of Philadelphia, passed away on November 2, 2023, at the age of 79.

Kenneth was a retired Philadelphia Firefighter.

Beloved husband of the late Maryanne P. Fruh. Kenneth was the brother of Arlene Burke and Carole Heidinger. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation 9:00 am to 11:00 am, with his Memorial service to follow at 11:00 am, Monday, November 13, 2023, at John F. Fluehr Funeral Home, 3301 Cottman Avenue, Philadelpha, PA 19149. Interment at Forest Hills will follow his service.

Mary "Jane" Lopacinski (nee McKeon)

Mary "Jane" Lopacinski (nee McKeon) on November 2nd at the age of 92.

Jane was the beloved wife of the late Robert C. Loving mother of Lynn L. Radnich (Robert), Jane Paynter (Robert) and the late Robert (Karen). Dear grandmother of Robert (Erin), Michael, Rachel, Kylie, Dylan, and great grandmother of Riley. Jane was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth Quitmeyer and her brother Thomas McKeon.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jane's viewing on Tuesday evening November 7th from 6-8pm at John F. Fluehr and Sons Funeral Home 3301 Cottman Ave Phila. Jane's Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Matthew's Catholic Church 3000 Cottman Ave on Wednesday November 8th at 10:30AM. Interment will take place are Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.

John Charles Cresci, Jr

John Charles Cresci, Jr, of Old City 84, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

John was a life-long Philadelphia resident. He was the son John Charles, Sr and Carmila (Melfe) Cresci. 

John graduated from Father Judge High School. He began his professional career with the United States Army in 1963, and eventually retired from the military in 1991, as a reservist. During his 60 plus years in working status, John was a proud Law Enforcement Officer, Detective, and Investigator. Most of his working years were with the Philadelphia Police Department (23 years - Patrolman and Detective), Philadelphia Housing Authority (16 years - Deputy Chief and Chief of Police) and United States Department of Agriculture (17 years - Senior Investigator). He valued his work in law enforcement so much that he never retired, maintaining his employment until the day he passed. Other than work, John enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends, dining out at fine restaurants, spoiling those who were near and dear to him, and traveling, especially to the shore, the Poconos and Florida.

Friends and family are welcome to join us for a viewing to be held at John F. Fluehr & Sons Funeral Home, 3301-15 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149 on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 9-11am. Prayer service to begin at 11am.

In Lieu of flowers donations in John's name can be made to a charity of your choice.

Marie J. Holmes

Marie J. Holmes of Philadelphia, passed away on October 25, 2023 at the age of 71.

Beloved wife of the late Robert S. Holmes. Devoted mother of Brian(Natalie) Holmes, Desiree(Carlos Mojica) Holmes and Andrea Holmes. Marie was the loving grandmother of Addison, Jude and Charlie Holmes, Max, Benjamin, Samuel and Elliana Mojica, and Gabriella Holmes.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass 10:30 AM Saturday November 4, 2023 at St. Jerome Church, Holme Ave. and Stamford St. Philadelphia, PA, 19136. Where her viewing will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 AM.

Interment Will be held privately at a later date.

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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