Philadelphia Obituaries

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  • 8 hrs ago | via Philly.com 

    Charles Wilbert Hilliard McCabe, 72, city schools mu...

    WILBERT McCABE memorized all the major streets of Philadelphia at age 6, took his first piano lessons at age 3 and performed with Paul Robeson at age 6. By 14, he was playing Grieg's Piano Concerto in a Philadelphia church. It was no wonder this brilliant child prodigy, musician and teacher had no problem remembering the birthdays of children, nieces and nephews, siblings, in-laws and friends.

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  • 17 hrs ago | via Billboard 

    Dave Appell, Songwriter for Chubby Checker, Dies at 92

    Dave Appell , the Philadelphia songwriter-producer behind such 1960s rock 'n' roll hits as "Let's Twist Again" and "Limbo Rock" from Chubby Checker and Dee Dee Sharp 's "Mashed Potato Time," has died. He was 92. Appell, who later produced the Tony Orlando & Dawn hits "Knock Three Times" and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree," died Tuesday, his family announced .

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  • Yesterday | via Philly.com 

    Learning to cope with grief

    Today is Children's Grief Awareness Day, which I have learned about because of some unfortunate events in my life. My mother, Crystal, was first diagnosed with breast cancer when she was only 19 years old, long before my sisters and I were born.

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  • Yesterday | via The Marion Star 

    Gaydos, Mary Margaret

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Mary Margaret Gaydos. Mary Margaret Gaydos NORTH OLMSTED: Mary Margaret Gaydos, 88, of North Olmsted, OH, beloved wife of the late Andrew Gaydos.

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  • Yesterday | via Philly.com 

    James H. Goode Sr., 79, operator of car repair business

    James Goode, three years older than the future Philadelphia mayor, didn't shy away from a fight, especially when it came to protecting his younger brother. James Henry Goode Sr., who grew up with Wilson, three other brothers and two sisters picking cotton and tobacco on a sharecropping farm in Seaboard, N.C., longtime operator of an auto-repair business in Southwest Philadelphia and a devoted supporter of his brother's political ambitions, died Sunday.

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  • Yesterday | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    HART, DURANT "RANDY"

    DURANT 'RANDY' HART, 84 BARTOW - Durant 'Randy' Hart, age 84, passed away from respiratory failure on Monday, November 17, 2014, in Winter Haven. Born April 13, 1930, in Baker, FL, he was the son of the late Daniel and Maggie Hart.

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  • Tuesday | via Cape Cod Times 

    Alice G. Eldridge

    Alice Gwendolyn Eldridge, wife of the late William Eldridge, passed away on Nov. 15, 2014 at Cape Cod Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, PA in July of 1923, she was brought up in Westfield, NJ and graduated from Westfield Senior High School in 1941.

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  • Tuesday Nov 18 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 

    Philadelphia priest dies while appealing sexual-abus...

    A former Catholic priest convicted of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy at a Northeast Philadelphia parish from 1998 to 1999 died Sunday, just weeks after an appeal of his conviction was heard before the state Supreme Court. The Rev.

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  • Tuesday Nov 18 | via NJ.com 

    Deptford minister, civil rights activist William Don...

    Residents of Deptford's Jericho section are saying goodbye this weekend to a man who gave more than 60 years to his community and his faith. Rev. William Donald Willis, assistant pastor at the First Baptist Church of Jericho, died Nov. 18. The preacher, who was a fixture in Jericho and a dedicated participant in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, was 100 years old.

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  • Monday Nov 17 | via Times Observer 

    Kathryn Gentz

    Kathryn "Kitty" Gentz, 92, a resident of Cambridge of Warren, died there Sunday morning, November 16, 2014 after a brief illness. She was born September 13, 1922 in Mahanoy City, PA.

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  • Monday Nov 17 | via Philly.com 

    Philly priest appealing conviction dies

    A former Catholic priest convicted of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy at a Northeast Philadelphia parish in 1998 and 1999 died Sunday, just weeks after an appeal of his conviction was heard before the state Supreme Court. Rev. Charles Engelhardt, 67, of Wynnewood, was in the second year of a 6- to 12-year sentence at CSI Coal Township in Northumberland County, stemming from his 2013 conviction.

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  • Monday Nov 17 | via Philly.com 

    Daughter: 'A place in hell' for mother's killer

    Saundra Barley, 62, was found beaten to death in her West Philadelphia home Thursday, police say. Barley's daughter, Felicia, 39, says her mother was kind and always quick to open her home to anyone who needed a place to stay.

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  • Saturday Nov 15 | via Philly.com 

    Karen Moss Glaser, 65, senior associate dean at Jeff...

    Karen Moss Glaser, 65, of Philadelphia, senior associate dean for academic affairs at Thomas Jefferson University's Sidney Kimmel Medical College, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, of injuries she suffered in a pedestrian accident. Dr. Glaser died Wednesday evening at Einstein Medical Center three hours after being struck by an SUV while walking to her car from the Mount Airy Station on the Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail line.

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  • Friday Nov 14 | via Philly.com 

    Lee Mason Jr., 79, church pastor and civil rights ma...

    AS A boy growing up in Virginia, Lee Mason had a vision: He saw himself ringing the bells atop the Baptist Church that he attended. Lee got to ring the bells, all right, then went on to ring many bells throughout a long life as a Baptist preacher in Philadelphia.

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  • Friday Nov 14 | via Northwest Herald 

    Kelly Jr., John H.

    John H. Kelly, Jr. Born: March 5, 1958; in Philadelphia, PA Died: Nov. 11, 2014; in Woodstock, IL John H. Kelly Jr., age 56, of Woodstock, passed away unexpectedly November 11, 2014. He was born March 5, 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John H. and Joyce Kelly Sr. John was a plumbing inspector for McHenry County and the City of Marengo.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via Philly.com 

    Day-care operator gets 5-year sentence

    A North Philadelphia day-care operator awaiting trial for her role in the drowning death of a 7-year-old was sentenced Thursday to more than five years in prison in a separate case for using her sister-in-law's identity to hide her criminal past and obtain her state license. U.S. District Judge Juan R. Snchez also ordered Tianna Edwards, 32, to pay back more than $1.4 million in state child-care subsidies her businesses received from 2008 to 2011 - money she would not have received had the state known about her past convictions for insurance fraud, shoplifting and providing false identification to law enforcement.

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  • Thursday Nov 13 | via Philly.com 

    Pamela Elizabeth Crutchfield, 65, caterer, community...

    Whether it was classical, rap or gospel or whatever sounds were filling the Dell Music Center on any given night, Pam Crutchfield's fried-fish sandwiches took precedence. Music fans would stand in long lines to order the sandwiches at the concession stand that Pam operated at the Dell in the '90s and early 2000s.

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  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via University City Review 

    Obituary: Remembering Sylvia Rose Lorber Egnal throu...

    Sylvia Rose Lorber Egnal, a West Philadelphia legend who was an artist, art collector, advocate of the arts and a founding member of the University City Arts League, died at her residence at the Watermark on October 14, 2014. She was 103 years old.

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  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via CBS Local 

    Costars Mourn 'Big Bang Theory' Star Carol Ann Susi

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  • Wednesday Nov 12 | via Pocono Record 

    Norbert a oeGinka McAnany

    Born on Aug. 3, 1947, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Norbert S. and Mary McAnany. He lived in Monroe County since graduating from college, having resided in Kresgeville for many years until moving to Stroud Township a few months ago.

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