Obituary

Ronald George Wagner Sr.

Ronald George Wagner Sr., died peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2024, at the Philadelphia Protestant Home. He was 87. Ron was born on Selzer St. in North Philadelphia. He raised his family in Abington Township and remained in his home in Glenside, PA for over 50 years. Ron spent his career in the bowling business and was an avid and successful bowler. He also could fix anything, mechanical or electric! Most importantly, Ron was a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, particularly of the Phillies.
Ron is lovingly survived by his two sons, Ronald Jr. and Donald, and his daughter Wendy; five grandchildren: Natassia Ott (nee Rodriguez) and Christina Rodriguez from Wendy, Katherine Wagner, Jennifer Wagner, and Luc Wagner from Donald; and two great-grandchildren: Tahlia Ott and Rosalita Ott from Natassia.

Jo Anna K. Molloy

Jo Anna K. Molloy died in her sleep on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at the age of 82 at St. Joseph Manor in Meadowbrook, PA. Jo Anna was born in Philadelphia and moved to southern California in her early twenties. She lived there for a few decades before returning to Philadelphia. She was a retired Paralegal.
Jo Anna is survived by her daughter, Colleen Cleary (David); sisters Andrea Berry (James), Janine Molloy, and Marea Buckley (Thomas); Brother Mark Molloy; Niece Allison Chajkowsky (Mark); Nephews: Colin and Nick Buckley. She was preceded in death by her parents, James W. Molloy and Eugenia "Jen" Bunio Molloy, and her brother Patrick Molloy. Per her wishes, her ashes will be spread in southern California.

Elizabeth Pierce

Elizabeth Pierce, of Philadelphia, PA, sadly passed away on May 15, 2024, at the age of 78. Daughter of the late Rholand and Mary Ann Rennebaum. Loving mother of Jay Pierce (Traci). Cherished sister of the late Linda Burke (Thomas). Sister-in-law of Margaret Nugent. Former daughter-in-law to Marion Pierce. She was a special aunt to many nieces and nephews and a special friend to the Schmidt family. All are invited to attend Elizabeth's visitation and funeral on Wednesday, May 29th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. There will be a prayer service at 7:30 pm. Please omit flowers and kindly consider donations in Elizabeth's memory to the SPCA (350 E. Erie Ave. Phila., Pa 19134)

Mary E. Kemmerer

Mary E. Kemmerer “Marybeth”, (nee Fagan) of the Frankford section of Philadelphia, passed away surrounded by her loving children and sisters, on May 15, 2024 at age 72. Loving mother of Christopher (Elizabeth), Philip, Bethanne, Nicole (Joseph), Colleen (Steve), Kimberly (Scott) and the late Dennis (Nichole) and Jennifer. Devoted grandmother of Ian, Christian, Mackenzie, Kirsten, Dennise, Brandon, Laniya, Abigail, Derrick, Hanna, Donte, Emma, Dennis, Molly, TJ and Paige. Sadly missed by her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Wednesday, May 22, from 9:00am – 10:30am in St. Jerome RC Church (Colfax & Stamford sts) There will be a funeral mass at 10:30am with burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Please omit flowers and kindly consider donations in Mary’s memory to Little Sisters of the Poor 5300 Chester Ave. Phila., Pa 19143.