John T. Kochmer, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away October 13th, 2019 at the age of 60. Son of the late John and Marie Kochmer. Father of Johnny Bohrer, Christopher Kochmer and Nicholas Kochmer. Grandfather of Ethan Bohrer. Former spouse of Terry Kochmer. Also survived by many siblings, nieces, nephews and cousins. At the request of the family there will be no services as John’s wishes were to be cremated. 


Dorothy M. Fritsch (nee Bowers), formerly of the Tacony section section of Philadelphia, passed away in Villas, NJ, on October 14th, 2019, at age 99.  Beloved wife of the late Robert E. Fritsch. Loving mother of Robert A. Fritsch (the late Gabrielle) and JoAnne Fenerty (Eugene). Sadly missed by her grandson, Robert G. Fritsch “Greg”. Pre-deceased by her brother Albert Bowers.  At the request of the family, all services and burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Dorothy’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association. 


Rostyslav Kochut, of the Bustleton section of Philadelphia, passed away suddenly on October 14th, 2019 at the age of 32. Loving son of Oleg and Elena Kochut. Beloved father of Gloria. He will be deeply missed. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Rostyslav’s life on Tuesday October 22nd at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Rostyslav’s family during the viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. 


Mary C. Mellon (nee Fitzgerald), of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away in the comfort of her home on October 14th, 2019, at age 89. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Mellon. Loving mom of Mary Oetzel, Joe Mellon (Pat), Andrew Mellon, Jim Mellon and the late Jack Mellon. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Peg Dearie (John).  Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Friday October 18th from 9:30AM to 10:30AM in St. Bartholomew RC Church, 5600 Jackson St. (Please park in the rear parking lot). There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM. Burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Mary’s memory to Lost & Found Dog Rescue, 70 Ivy Lane, New Castle DE, 19720. 


Donna Ann Hoff-Talley, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on October 11th, 2019, at the age of 47. Beloved wife of Terry Talley. Loving mother of Ashley Moore, Robert Moore, Jr., and Tina Moore. Devoted Mom-Mom of Aiden, Antonio, Emma, Robert III, Jordan, Shaquille,Jr.  Avery, Sal, Jr. and Sophie. Sadly missed by her mother Florence Hoff (the late Charles III). Sister of Charles Hoff IV, Marie Hoff, Tina Weber, Donald Hoff and the late Mark. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Wednesday October 23rd, from 10:30AM to 12:00 noon at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a Prayer Service at 12:00 noon in the Funeral Home. There will be no burial that day as Donna’s wishes were to be cremated.  


Dolores M. Barba, formerly of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on October 11th, 2019, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Anthony Barba. Survived by one brother Riccardo Cioci. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Monday October 21st from 10:30AM to 11:00AM at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the funeral home with burial to follow in New Cathedral Cemetery. 


Craig M. Derr, of the Tacony section of Philadelphia, passed away on October 13th, 2019, at the age of 65. Chef at the Yorktown Inn  29 years.  Beloved husband of Mary Derr (nee Allen). Loving father of Matthew Derr, Christopher Derr and Theresa Caputo (Fabian Lozada). Devoted grandfather of Christopher, Sean, Layla ‘Jae and Laura.  Son-in-law of Eleanor Fox. At the request of the family there will be no services as Craig’s wishes were to be cremated.  


Huu V. Trinh of Philadelphia Pa, passed away October 8th, 2019 at the age of 81. Loving wife of Hong Long Trinh. Beloved mother of Nghia Trinh, Hiep Trinh, Ha Trinh and AI Trinh. Grandmother of 9 grandchildren and great-grandmother of 2 great granddaughters. Also survived by 3 siblings. Famiily and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Huu’s life on Saturday October 12th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135. You may visit and comfort Huu’s family during the viewing from 11:00AM-12:30PM. There will be a cremation witnessing at our crematory on the Funeral Home grounds immediately following services. 


Shirley Ann Carr (nee Lord), of the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on October 6th, 2019, at the age of 83.  Loving mother of Michael B. Carr, Jeri Schaffer, David Carr (Lisa) and the late Sharon Brown.  Also survived by many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sister of David Lord and MaryKay Namiotka. She will be sadly missed by all,  including many nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be held at Holmesburg Baptist Church (7927 Frankford Ave.) on Saturday October 26th, 11:00AM. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Shirley’s memory to Pennsylvania SPCA.   


William Bavier, of North Wales, PA, passed away on October 8th, 2019, at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Marie Bavier (nee Dean). Step-father of Andrew Polovoy, Theresa Rosengarten and Joseph Polovoy.  At the request of  the family, there will be no services, as William’s wishes were to be cremated. 

 


Susan O’Mara (nee Henry) of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on October 7th, 2019, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Rody. Loving mother of Brendan O’Mara, Oona Law (Kenneth), Susan O’Mara, Michael O’Mara, John O’Mara and Edward O’Mara. Devoted grandmother of Emmett, Olivia, Audrey and Rachel.  Also survived by her loving siblings, nieces and nephews back in her homeland, Ireland. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Friday October 11th from 9:30AM – 10:30AM in St. Timothy RC Church, 3001 Levick St. There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM with burial to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 


Isabelle Hazel LePore passed away on October 4th, 2019, at the age of 93. Daughter of the late Edward R. Wesley and Mildred Wesley. Loving wife of the late Joseph LePore. Loving mother of Louis LePore  (the late Janice) the late Joeann Brous (the late Benjamin) and Michele Fritz (Chuck). Grandmother of Sean, Heather (Frank), Benjamin (Beth), Nickcole (John), Joseph (Megan), C.J (Jen),Amanda and the late Billy.  Great Grandmother  of Michael, Alyssa, Johnny, Haley, Benny, Nathan, Shawnalee, the late Ava, Gavin, Ryan, Addison, Spencer and Kaylee. Sister of  Millie and the late Betty, Harry,Jack, and Catherine. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Isabelle’s life on Monday October 14th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). You may visit and comfort Isabelle’s family during the visitation from 9:30AM – 11:00AM in the funeral home. There will be a prayer service at 11:00AM. int. will be held in private.  

William J. Hinkel, Jr., of the Tacony section, passed away on October 5th, 2019, at the age of 69. Beloved husband of Denise Hinkel (nee Glaser). Loving father of William Hinkel, III and Melissa Hinkel. Devoted Pop-Pop of Avery Davenport. Brother of Barbara Lala, Larry Hinkel, Joseph Hinkel (Carol) and the late Marianne Bianchi, Harry Hinkel and Catherine Christie. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Predeceased by his parents William and Margaret Hinkel.  Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate William’s life on Thursday October 10th from 2:30PM – 4:00PM at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a Prayer Service at 4:00PM in the funeral home. Further arrangements will be held in private by his family.   


Christine Cedotal, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on October 3rd, 2019 at the age of 53. Daughter of the late John and Helena Cedotal. Loving mother of Lori Ledward, Paula Auslander, Burt Auslander, Heather Auslander and Crystal Auslander. Grandmother of Alyanna Auslander and Alivia Ledward. Ex-wife of Robert Auslander. Sister of Shannon, Dorothy, and William. Step-sister of Maryann and Johnny-Mike. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Christine’s life on Friday October 11th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Christine’s family during the viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. There will be no cemetery that day as Christine’s wishes were to be cremated. 


Maurice Ashley Johnson, of West Philadelphia, passed away on September 29th, 2019, at the age of 51. Loving father of David Johnson. Survived by his grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews. Services are pending with date and time to be announced. 



Wendy Lee Hollahan,
of the Tacony Section of Philadelphia, passed away October 2nd, 2019 at the age of 48. Loving daughter of the late Wesley Hollahan Sr. and Sharon Hollahan. Beloved sister of Brian Hollahan (Patricia) and late Wesley Hollahan Jr. Aunt of Brian Hollahan Jr., Rachael Hollahan, Sharon Hollahan and Megan Bennett. Great aunt of Mason Llupi. At the request of the family services will be private.


Baby Ace Alijah Augustin, went to be with the Angels on September 20th, 2019. Beloved son of Allston Augustin and Charlie Mullen. Sadly missed by many loving family members including grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather on Thursday October 10th from 9:30AM to 11:00AM at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the funeral home with burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery. 


David John Oldroyd, of Bensalem PA, passed away on September 30th, 2019 at the age of 66. Beloved husband of Sharon Oldroyd. Loving father of Victoria Oldroyd. He will be missed by his beloved pet Colette, his close friends and coworkers. At the request of the family there will be no services as David’s wishes were to be cremated. 


Christina G. Long, of the East Falls section of Philadelphia, passed away July 24th, 2019 at the age of 62. Devoted daughter of Eugene and Arline Long. Loving wife of Michael Prestegord. Beloved mother of Gregory Prestegord and William Prestegord (Jessica). Grandmother of Hanya Christina Prestegord. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Christina’s life on Saturday October 19th at Christ Church (2nd Street above Market Philadelphia, PA 19106) at 11AM. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Christina’s memory to The Fund for The School District of Philadelphia. Donate Here


Abigail Vazquez, of the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, passed away on September 28th, 2019, at the age of 77. She is survived by her son Elvin Ramos Vazquez and her nephew Jose Lopez. There will be a funeral mass at the Cathedral Basilica SS Peter & Paul (Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 17th Sts) with date and time to be announced. 


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