Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A Navy veteran as well as an Army veteran also passed away this week.
Anna M. (Curran) Gribbin, of Roxborough, 89 Wife of the late William; mother of Anne Gribbin-Siver (George), Patricia Groff (Richard), William (Marie), Terence and the late Mark Gribbin; also survived by 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. [Legacy/Philly.com] Elizabeth "Fran" (Barry) Hemple, of Roxborough, 95 Wife of the late James W. Hemple. Loving Mother of Margaret Liszewski, Louann Earley and James W. Hemple. Cherished Grandmother to 6 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. [Legacy/Philly.com] Joseph N. Machion, of Roxborough, 65 Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany, during the Vietnam War...he is survived by his children; Michael A. Machion of Limerick, Mark J. Machion of Spring City, Laura J. …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Remembering those in Greater Philadelphia who have passed on.
Anna Gribbin, of Roxborough, dies at 89. Elizabeth Hemple, of Roxborough, dies at 95. Joseph Machion, of Roxborough, dies at 65. Edward O’Donnell, of Roxborough, dies at 94. Alice Rippert, of Roxborough, dies at 84. Richard Seeds, of Roxborough, dies at 69. Robert Speak, of Roxborough, dies at 86. Catherine Dougherty, of Manayunk, dies at 89. The following obituaries are from elsewhere in Greater Phialdephia:
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A Roxborough man who went on to become a priest also in this week's obituaries.
Rev. Robert J. Baffa, of Roxborough, 75 He was born on March 24, 1937, in Roxborough, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia, the son of Richard and Anita (Stimmler) Baffa. He attended Norwood Academy and Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia. He completed his course in philosophy and theology at St. Pauls Seminary at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Fr. Baffa was ordained to the priesthood at St. John the Baptist Church, North Bennington, Vt., on his 29th birthday [Legacy/BurlingtonFreePress.com] Eleanor M. Gidley, of Roxborough, 84 Sister of Mary Duffy and the late Samuel J. and Thomas M. (Lynn) Gidley; also survived by nieces and nephews. [Legacy/Philly.com] Glen F. Mower Sr., of Roxborough, 63 He is survived by his children, Glen Mower Jr…
Monday, April 1, 2013
The following obituaries come from the late days of March, 2013.
Robert Baffa, born in Roxborough, dies at 75. Eleanor Gidley, of Roxborough, dies at 84. Glen Mower Sr., of Roxborough, dies at 63. Here are some other obituaries from around the region:
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The father of three and and grandfather of four passed away on March 13.
John B. Cording Jr., of Roxborough, 95 Jack Cording was a C47 aircraft pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. He was an air transport squadron commander as a First Lieutenant with the 1340th and 1365th AAFBU in the China, Burma, and India (CBI) theaters. During his service, he flew more than 35 missions over the Himalayas, known to the allied forces as “The Hump”. He was a recipient of many awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross, for his dedicated service. [Founds Funeral Home] Click here for the complete list of this week's obituaries.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Obituaries from Greater Philadelphia for the week of March 25.
Monday, March 25
John B. Cording Jr., of West Chester and Roxborough, died on March 13. Other obituaries from the Greater Philadelphia area: Doris C. Avioli, of Havertown, died on March 16. Dean W. Althouse, of Gladwyne, died on March 16. Janet W. Bailey, of West Chester, died on March 22. Nancy S. Baskett, of Ardmore, died on March 18. Patricia A. Barnam, of Westtown, died on March 19. Ed Buck, of Wayne, died on March 17. Patricia K. Buck, of Chestnut Hill, died on March 5. Lee R. Buoni, of West Chester, died on March 17. Irene D. Cacciutti, of Springfield, died on March 21. Virginia Furey Cooper, of Wayne, died on March 12. Mary B. Cotter, of Media, died on March 23. Rev. William R. Craig, a priest at Daylesford Abbey in Paoli, died on March 20. …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A 94-year-old grandfather of eight also passed away this week.
Michael R. McMonagle Jr, of Roxborough, 49 ...with Rachel (Garnett) McMonagle, his beloved wife of 33 years. Michael was the cherished father of Michael R. McMonagle III and his fiancée Michelle and Bobby McMonagle. His sister, Debbie Caracappa, and brother, Bobby McMonagle, survive him. [Legacy/Main Line Media News] George W. Nace, of Roxborough, 94 Husband of the late Dorothy (nee Adolf); father of Dorothy Carbone (Angelo), Judith Eirich (the late Richard) and the late George Nace (the late Joanne); also survived by 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. [Legacy/Main Line Media News]
Monday, March 18, 2013
These obituaries are for residents of the Greater Philadelphia Area through March 18.
Michael McMonagle, of Roxborough, dies at 49. George Nace, of Roxborough, dies at 94 Other obituaries from the Greater Philadelphia area: Alexine Weaver, of Chestnut Hill, died on March 16. Gladys Monier, of Bala Cynwyd, dies at 98. Elizabeth Hopkins, of Ardmore, died on March 16. Frederick Caccese, of Wynnewood, dies at 89. Phyllis Tabas, of Wynnewood, died on March 14. Nancy Louise, of Wynnewood and Bryn Mawr, died on March 13. Gretchen Metz, of Ardmore and Rosemont, dies at 64. George Farley, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 86. Thomas Nicholson Jr., of Rosemont, dies at 90. Daniel Ehart, of Wayne, dies at 89. Hannah Kierana, of Wayne, dies at 64. William Mellody, of Wayne, dies at 85. Charles Sower, of Wayne, dies at 86. Theodora Stack…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A former area doctor and two grandmothers passed away this past week.
Jennie A. (Gryzewska) Hack, of Manayunk, 92 Wife of the late John; mother of John Hack (Suzanne), Joseph Hack and Janet Gregory (Paul); also survived by several grandchildren and great grand-children. [Legacy/Main Line Media] Rose M. (DiBlasio) Greco, of Roxborough Wife of the late Vincent Greco, devoted mother of Joanne Greco, Susan (Warren) Barrett and Linda (James) Nocella, cherished grandmother of Michael, Sarah and Tyler, sister of Victor and the late Raymond DiBlasio and nieces and nephews. [Legacy/Main Line Media] Dr. Patricia A. Matura, of Roxborough, 62 Dr. Patricia Matura practiced podiatry in the Bridesburg, Roxborough and North Philadelphia areas of the city for many years, until her illness caused her to leave the profession …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Obituaries from Greater Philadelphia for the week of March 11.
Jennie Gryzewska Hack, of Manayunk, dies at 92. Rose DiBlasio Greco, of Roxborough, died on March 8. Dr. Patricia Matura, who maintained a podiatry practice in Roxborough, dies at 62. Elsewhere in the region: William Biche, of Chestnut Hill, dies at 83. Hellen Hayes, of Chestnut Hill, dies at 89. Gail Simmonds, of Chestnut Hill, dies at 70. Linda Knapp, of Bala Cynwyd, died on March 2. Helen Warner, of Narberth and Gladwyne, dies at 86. Gloria Silverberg, of Penn Valley, died on March 9. Alfred Stumpo, of Bellmont Hills, dies at 87. Jane Morgan Shoemaker, of Ardmore, dies at 95. Robert Walker, of Ardmore, died in March. John Boehringer, of Wynnewood, dies at 82. John Flanigan, of Wynnewood and Berwyn, dies at 96. Nancy Louise Graham, of …