Philadelphia Obituaries

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via The News Journal 

    Mildred McDonald"Millie"

    Millie was born in Philadelphia, PA on September 12, 1931 to the late Timothy and Mildred Wilson and was a graduate of Hallahan Girls' Catholic High School.

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  • Friday Jan 23 | via The News Journal 

    Shirley M. Winther

    Born in Easton, PA, Shirley moved to Philadelphia and married Walter Winther, with whom she recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Richard W. Lineberry

    Richard W. Lineberry, 69, of 4958 Front Mountain Road, Belleville, died at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. He was born on Dec. 5, 1945, in Middletown, Conn., where he spent most of his life.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Adolph T. Banca of East Rutherford dies at age 82

    Mr. Banca served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Waste Management in North Arlington where he worked for more than 10 years.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via Stars and Stripes 

    Navy vet falsified age to serve her country

    Berenice George lied about her age to join the Navy in 1943, a secret she kept from her father for decades. "Everybody had to keep that secret all those years," said her sister-in-law, Dorothy Opperman of Levittown, Bucks County.

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via My Verona NJ 

    Mark E. Noyes, 57

    Mark E. Noyes, 57, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge, N.J. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration of his life at the Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair, 53 Norwood Ave., on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. Interment is private. A gathering will be held at the O'Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St., Bloomfield, N.J., on Friday, Jan. 23, from 3 to 6 p.m. Please express condolences at oboylefuneralhome.com .

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  • Thursday Jan 22 | via The News Journal 

    Alfred R. Lester, Jr.

    After high school, Alfred served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He attended Penn State University, where he received a degree in chemical engineering, and went on to work 36 years at Hercules Inc. before retiring as Manager of Engineering.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via GantDaily.com 

    Obituary Notice: Richard C. Freeman

    Mr. Freeman retired in 1995 from Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co., where he was employed as a heavy equipment mechanic for 39 years. Prior to that, he worked with his father at the Freeman Coal Co.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via The News Journal 

    Margaret A. Kelly

    Born in Philadelphia, PA on December 29, 1914, Margaret was the daughter of the late Francis and Almerinda Imbriglia.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Philly.com 

    Gloria Marvin, 86, worked in health care

    Gloria Yocum Marvin, 86, of Cinnaminson, a former social worker who retired as an information specialist at Fox Chase Cancer Center in 1998, died Monday, Jan. 12, at home following a stroke. Mrs. Marvin worked, among others, for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and the North City Congress in Philadelphia, a son, Charles, said.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Philly.com 

    Cephel Hodges, 79, master self-taught car mechanic

    "Pop the hood," said her nephew, Rell Hodges, who was riding with her. Rell got under the hood, did some quick adjustments and the car started up again.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    Funeral for Newlywed Executed at SEPTA Stop

    Police released surveillance video Friday of a suspect who they say stalked Kim Jones before killing her at a SEPTA bus stop. A Philadelphia woman gunned down by a masked man while she waited at a SEPTA bus stop was laid to rest Tuesday.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via Florida Today 

    Susan Marie Staubesand

    She was born in Philadelphia, PA and was a retired salesperson. She was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church where she was an active volunteer along with various charities.

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  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via The News Journal 

    Mary Ellen Collins

    Ellen was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 29, 1924 daughter of the late Delbert H. and Cora Daisey.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via Philly.com 

    Bernadette Hunter, 68, teacher in two districts

    Bernadette McLaughlin Hunter, 68, of Cherry Hill, a former teacher in Haddonfield and Philadelphia, died at home in her sleep on Friday, Jan. 16. Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. Hunter graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in 1964, and earned a bachelor's degree at Gwynedd-Mercy College in 1968 and later a master's in education at Temple University. She began teaching at Robert Morris Elementary School in Philadelphia after graduating from Gwynedd-Mercy and resigned from the School District when her son, Robert E. III, was born in 1977.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via KRON 4 

    Metro victim remembered as woman of faith, family

    A woman who died after an electrical malfunction on Washington's subway system was remembered at a memorial service as a woman of faith and family. Carol Glover died Jan. 12 after the malfunction on the system's yellow line sent smoke spilling into a train car she was riding in.

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  • Monday Jan 19 | via CBS Local 

    The Inventor Of Instant Replay, Tony Verna, Dies At 81

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via The News Journal 

    Stanley J. Minkiewicz, Jr.

    Stan made his living working as a conductor on the railroad. His career spanned 42 years, including time spent on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Railroad, Conrail, and eventually retiring from Amtrak.

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  • Sunday Jan 18 | via The News Journal 

    Elizabeth Jane Leng Rowe

    Having completed a two-year course at Palmer Business College, she was employed by the Philadelphia Inquirer and New York Life Insurance Company, for whom she worked until late 1943, despite a policy against employing married women.

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  • Saturday Jan 17 | via Pocono Record 

    Aaron Landon Lollis

    Aaron Landon Lollis, infant son of Adam Lollis and Melissa Holland of Hamilton Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings, Adriana, Collin and Logan Meyers; his aunts, Julia and Sarah Carey; his uncle, Thomas Carey; his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Caroline Carey of Saylorsburg; and his paternal great-grandmother, Lena Staley of Pittston.

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