Shirley May (née Reed) Fritzinger of Lansdale and formerly of Perkasie PA, sadly passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022.  She was 87.  She was the loving wife of Francis John Fritzinger with whom she shared 69 wonderful years.  She was born on May 1, 1934 in Doylestown, PA to Martha Elizabeth Clime and raised by her loving grandparents, Samuel Wisler Clime and Florence Kirk Thatcher Clime. Shirley was a homemaker but after her children were grown, she worked in the cafeteria of Pennridge High School in Perkasie and became known as the “milkshake lady”.  A longtime member of Faith Baptist Church, Sellersville, PA since 1962, she taught Sunday School and worked in the Nursery. Shirley had many hobbies but was mostly known for her crafting and art abilities.  After retirement, she became an avid painter. Surviving with her husband are her 2 beloved children, Kevin Fritzinger and his wife Michele, of Boyertown and Faith Howe, of Telford; five cherished grandchildren, Ryan Fritzinger(Melissa), Adam Fritzinger (Allison), Eric Fritzinger, Madison Howe and Lauren Howe; 2 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, a brother-in-law and sister’s-in-law.  She is precededin death by her grandparents, her mother, her father William K. Reed Jr, siblings Henry Clime, Isabel Clime Twiford, Eleanor Clime Rice, Caroline Clime Lightcap, Lawrence Clime and son-in-law Timothy Howe. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Shirley on Friday January 21, 2022 at Wayside Chapel in Whitemarsh Memorial Park (1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler PA 19002). You may visit and comfort the family from 11:00AM-12:00PM.  A service at noon will follow the viewing and the burial follows in the Gardens of Faith of Whitemarsh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Shirley’s memory to her Go Fund Me. Click Here.


Gladys Alonso, of Philadelphia PA, sadly passed away January 13th, 2022 at the age of 80. Gladys was born December 28th,1941 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. She moved to New York when she was 22 years old. She met and married William Alonso on February 28th, 1965. She and William had 2 children, William and Gloria. Gladys graduated from Fordham University with High Honors in 1971 with a major in Education. She went on to teach Highschool for several years. Throughout her youth she loved to sew, she made her own dresses and sold them. She eventually returned to that passion, after teaching, by working for many designers in the New York fashion industry. In 1993, she moved to Philadelphia and in 1994, she committed her life to the Lord. She was a passionate servant of the Lord; teaching Bible classes, preaching and doing local missionary work. She loved to sing to the Lord and praise him everyday of her life. Her favorite verse was Psalm 91. She was also a great cook and loved to have family gatherings. In 2006, she lost the love of her life and she never remarried. Gladys is the loving wife of her late husband William Alonso. Beloved mother of William and Gloria (Juan). Cherished grandmother of Briana as well as the late Brian and Christian. Loving great-grandmother of Krystali and Christian “Geo.” Devoted sister of Geraldo, Juan and Hector as well as the late Antonio and David. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Gladys’ life on Thursday January 20th at City Reach Church (6814 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135) from 10:00AM-11:00AM. There will be a service in the church at 11:00AM. Burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Please keep her family in your prayers. 


Giuseppe Jose Gallelli, of the Somerton section of Philadelphia, passed away on January 13, 2022, at age 74. Beloved husband of Awilda Rios-Gallelli.    Loving father of Teresa Davey (Frank), Miguel Barada and Christopher Rosales (Kim). Devoted grandfather of Aubrey, Anthony, Luyzito, Angelyna, Gemini, Mackenzie, Gabriel, Christopher and Logan. Son of Teresa Amato and the late Antonio Gallelli. Brother of Hilda Cid (Lenny), Sylvia Moya (Eduardo) and Claudia Alamo (Sammy). Sadly missed by many nieces  and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, from 9:30am – 10:30am in St. Peter the Apostle Church RC Church (5th St. & Girard Ave.) There will be a funeral mass at 10:30am with burial to follow in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Giuseppe’s memory to St. Christopher’s Hospital (Oncology Unit)


Albert Alimonti, of Northeast Philadelphia, sadly passed away January 12th, 2022 at the age of 81. Albert is survived by his loving sister Theresa Bauer. He is also survived by his loving niece Nancy Schilk and nephew Richard Bauer. Services will be held in private by the family.


Wolodymyra Winnykowa, of the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia, born in Ukraine, passed away January 3rd 2022, at the age of 87. Daughter of the late Konstantyn and Hanna Nazarovets. Beloved wife of the late Volodymyr Winnykowa. Loving mother of Oleg Vinnikov (Olena) and Galna Winnykowa (Oleg Karetnyi). Cherished grandmother of Matthew Vinnikov and Maksym Vinnikov. Sister of the late Volodymyr. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Wolodymyra’s life on Friday January 14th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Wolodymyra’s family during her viewing from 9:30AM-10:30AM. There will be a Service in the funeral home at 10:30AM. Burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. 


Albert Stumpo, of Langhorne, PA, formerly of the Frankford section of Philadelphia, passed away on January 6, 2022, at age 80. Beloved husband of the late Suzanne Stumpo and the late Cheryl Stumpo. Loving father of Irene Halterman and Beatrice Worthington. Devoted grandfather of David Worthington, James Halterman, III, Albert Halterman and Michael Halterman. Sadly missed by his brother, Frankie Stumpo and his sisters, Mary and Rita. Predeceased by his two sisters, Rosie and Iola. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Monday, January 17, from 10:00am – 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 Cedar Hill Cemetery. 


Tina Louise Laino, of Northeast Philadelphia, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia, passed away January 3rd, 2022, at the age of 58. Daughter of the late Earl and Ruth Kratz. Beloved wife of Luis Laino. Loving mother of Louie Laino, Richie Laino (Jen), Pamela Laino and Teresa Laino. Cherished grandmother of several grandchildren. Devoted sister of Steve, Kurt and Linda as well as the late Glenn and Tara. She will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Tina’s life on Tuesday January 18th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Tina’s family during her viewing from 10:30AM-12:00 Noon. There will be a prayer service at 12:00 Noon in the funeral home. Burial to follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery. 


Margaret Glenn, of the Holme Circle section of Philadelphia, passed away on January 3, 2022, at age 87. Beloved mother of Thomas C. Glenn, Jr. and Curtis Glenn (Valerie). Devoted grandmother of Margaret, Thomas, Eric Brian and Hailey. Great grandmother of three. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 10:00am – 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. Burial to follow in Hillside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Margaret’s memory to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2722 Clayton St. Phila., PA 19152  


Pastor Julien Jules Noel, of Northeast Philadelphia, born in Haiti, passed away January 2nd, 2022 at the age of 98 (17 days away to turn 99 years old). Pastor for over 60 years. Beloved husband of Marie Hosanie Plaisir. Loving father of Elmace Louis, Marie Suzette Noel, Rhode Morantus (Wilson), Jephthe Noel (Juliette), Pastor Jean Yves Noel (Sonia), Marie Luce Noel (Jacquelin), Jean Claudy Noel (Sonia). Cherished grandfather of Gerard Junior Victor (Marie Roselaure), Patrick Victor (Rachelle), Jules Rochelin (Farah), Roodly Flore, Jephtherson, Annie Suze, Yves Gaelle, Spencer, Victoria, Rhodenska, Isnara, Farah, Stevens, Joan, Patrick, Daph Kerby, Jean Daniel (Lynda), Alain. He is also survived by many great-grandchildren: Elmace, Gerard Judelor, Gloria, Jack, Joden, Lordson, Sarahly, Chris Jericho, Garyson, Aleah, Nyla, Savannah, Kali-Jewels, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be missed by the members from two churches, Hallelujah in the City and Church of God in Christ. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Pastor Julien’s life on Wednesday January 12th at Grace of God Christian Center (9039 Eastview Road Philadelphia PA 19152). You may visit and comfort Pastor’s family from 9:30AM-10:30AM. There will be a Service in the church at 10:30AM. Burial to follow at Lawnview Cemetery. Please keep his family in your prayers. 


Barbara Ann (née Majkowski) Katen, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, December 29th, 2021, at home with her daughters Colleen Katen & Elisa (née Katen) Bevans by her side after a long and courageous battle fighting cancer. She was born September 22nd, 1949, in Philadelphia, to WalterWalt” and Viola (née Yeliozynski) Majkowski. She had four siblings Viola (née Majkowski) Johnson (m. Harry “Buzzie”), Theresa (née Majkowski) Vanderslice, Eleanor “Cookie” (née Majkowski) Iehle and Matthew Majkowski (m. Kathy)Barbara was a kind soul who opened her heart and home to all who needed a place to call home. She lived life through simple pleasures; chatting with friends and family, cooking dinner, and feeding all who sat at her table. Barbara had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way. She made Christmas the most magical time of year for her family; you could say it was her most favorite time of the year. She had a great love for all animals especially wolves and if you walked into the house, I bet she had an animal show on. Her greatest pleasure came on January 8, 2009,with the birth of her only grandchild Bella-Luna Breanna Nean. She showed such pride in her daughters and granddaughterShe is survived by her two daughters, Colleen Marie Katen (m. Scott A. Stevens), Elisa Ann (née Katen) Bevans (m. Jerry Michael Bevans), granddaughter Bella-Luna Breanna Nean as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Barbara would never want her loved ones standing over her casket crying so; Family, friends, and others whose  lives Barbara touched will be invited to a Celebration of Life luncheon to be scheduled at a later date. So that all can reminisce, give support and just chat about this wonderful light who is at peace now.


Aaron Franklin Stephen Adams, aka “Darkness”, aka “Jacob Willie”, of Northeast Philadelphia and formerly of West Philadelphia, passed away December 26th, 2021, at the age of 32. Loving son of Stacee Young. Beloved brother of Anthony Adams, Asia Young, Amber Atwell, Amya Young, Abby Young and Asir Young. Cherished uncle of Kie Young, Kairie Young, Jasai Young and Jaila Young. Dear grandson of Florence Clinkscale and Stephen Young. Cousin of Tysheen Murray. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Aaron’s life on Tuesday January 11th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr sts.) You may visit and comfort Aaron’s family during his viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 11:00AM. Please keep his family in your prayers. 


Bianca Montez, 35,  passed peacefully on December 28th, 2021. Bianca was the youngest child of Carmen Rivera. She was the answer to her mother’s prayers, and she will now join her mother in heaven and watch over all who have cared for her.

During her time here she loved listening to music, hearing her mother’s voice, hearing that she’s been out finding a boyfriend by her sister. Bianca was a happy person despite her abilities. She loved spending time with her mother, and siblings, and her caregivers. She loved seeing shadows of balloons, and many other things.

Bianca will be surely missed by her siblings Antonia Rodriguez, Yesenia Rivera, Angel Vega, Janet Rivera, her nieces Samantha Santana, Sabrina Rondon, Francheska Rivera, Ashanti Ramos, Leilani Ramos, Melissa, Beatriz and nephews Anthony Santana, Luis Ramos Jr., Elijah Ramos, Jeremiah Ramos, countless family members.

As Bianca reunited with her Mother Carmen Rivera we will miss her love, and warmth as it was beyond measure. She will be gratefully missed. Family and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral on Monday January 10, 2022 from 9:30am – 10:30am at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr sts) There will be a prayer service at 10:30am with burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery.


Vincent F. Dominiano, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on December 25, 2021, at age 83. Beloved husband of Ann L. Dominiano (nee DeMarco). Loving father of Frank Dominiano (Margaret), Rosemary Dominiano and Vincent J. Dominiano (Diana). Devoted grandfather of Matthew, Nathan, Vincent, Justin, Michael and Maria. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Wednesday, January 5th from 9:30am – 10:30am in St. Timothy RC Church (3001 Levick St Phila., PA 19149) There will be a funeral mass at 10:30am with burial to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Vincent’s memory to St. Timothy Church at the address listed above.    


Joseph M. Depa, Sr., of the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, passed away on December 20, 2021, at age 66. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Depa (nee Cohen). Loving father of Lydia Depa, Rose Depa, Holly Depa, Joey Depa, Brian Depa, Kimmy Depa, Nick Depa, Mark Depa and Barbara Depa. Brother of Louis Depa. Sadly missed by many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend his visitation and funeral on Friday December 31, 2021 from 9:30am – 11:00am at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts) There will be a remembrance service at 11:00am. 


Thomas A. DeMarco, Jr. “TD”, of the Tacony section of Philadelphia, passed away on December 24, 2021, at age 42. Loving father of Madelyn, Kennedy and Hayden. Beloved son of Shawn DeMarco. Brother of Antoinette “Toni” DeMarco (Mike), William “Billy” DeMarco (Nancy)  and Amy Haldeman (Michael). Sadly missed by his grandparents, Helen Schneider (Frank) as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. TD sure was one of a kind. His smile and sense of humor could light up any room. He was the main event of every gathering. He had a heart of gold and was one of the most genuine people you would ever meet. TD was very fortunate enough in receiving the gift of sobriety which provided many, many others the gift he received. He loved helping others with their struggles and never judged anyone. He enjoyed fishing, painting, gaming and definitely loved the book (Facebook). He was a true legend and the best girl dad around. He will be missed dearly. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Thursday, January 6th from 9:30am – 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.


William G. Messe II “Billy”, of the Parkwood Manor section of Philadelphia, sadly passed away December 14th, 2021 at the age of 37. Son of the late William G. Messe. Beloved brother of Stephen Messe. Loving nephew of Michael Messe, David Messe (Carol), Mary Ann Bleam (Butch) and Rita Erhart (Ken). Cherished uncle of Samantha Messe. He will be missed by several cousins, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Billy’s life on Tuesday January 4th, 2022 at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. pHila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Billy’s family during the viewing from 9:30AM-10:30AM. Burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Billy’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project. Click Here. Please keep his family in your prayers. 


Edward C. Miller, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on December 14th, 2021, at the age of 88. He was born in Pittsburg, PA to Otto Miller and Freida Leitsch. He was preceded in death by his siblings; Jim, Bill, Glenn, Ruth, Dorothy and Elizabeth. Ed is survived by his son Gary Miller, his daughter Michelle Sulikowski, his long time companion Barbara Fucci, his grandchildren; Amy Joan, Roxanne, Ryan and Megan as well as his great-grandchild, Jude. Ed has been blessed with a large, loving family and many dear friends throughout his life. Ed had many hobbies that included bowling, pool and fishing with his brothers as well as ballroom dancing with Barbara. His favorite hobby was laughing and finding joy in everyday life. He is an Army veteran and worked most of his life as a supervisor at Sears. A kind and gentle soul, Ed will be missed on this earth, but he will always live on in our hearts. He touched many lives and has left us all with fond memories and more than a few funny stories. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, January 7th at McCafferty Funeral and Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Ed’s family during his visitation from 12:30PM-2:00PM. There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Ed’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click Here. 


John Fronczek, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on December 22nd, 2021, at age 76. Beloved husband of Janet Fronczek (nee Hoke). Loving father of Christine Fronczek (Mary Seasholtz) and Jennifer Weise (Michael).  Grandfather of Madison Trzaska. Also survived by his siblings, Mary Montalbano, Stanley Fronczek, Catherine Bush and Anna Durant (Pete). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Services are pending and will be announced. John will be laid to rest, with military honors, at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. 


Theodor Cristescu, born in Calarasi, Romania, passed away December 21st, 2021, at the age of 82. All are invited to attend Theodor’s viewing on Thursday December 30th from 9:00AM-10:00AM at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 10:00AM. Burial to follow in Magnolia Cemetery. Please keep him in your prayers.


Eileen Holden, of the Kensington section of Philadelphia, passed away December 18th, 2021, at the age of 62. Daughter of the late Joseph Meyer Sr. and Margaret Meyer. Beloved wife of the late Edward Holden. Loving mother of Jeffrey Holden. Cherished sister of Joseph Meyer Jr., Mary Taylor (John), as well as the late Margaret Ann and Michael Meyer (Margaret). Devoted aunt of Lexie, Michael, Olivia and the late Joseph. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Eileen’s life on Tuesday December 28th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Eileen’s family during her visitation from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a prayer service in the funeral home at 11:00AM. Burial to follow in New Cathedral Cemetery. Please keep her family in your prayers.