Louise McGinnis (nee O’Brien), passed away peacefully, on July 21st, 2019, at the age of 79. Beloved wife of the late Thomas McGinnis. Loving mother of  Thomas (Lisa), Michael (Eileen),  Jack (Marge), Maureen Eibel (Michael), Kathleen Hess (Bob) and Tricia Delany (John). Devoted grandmother of  Thomas, Colleen, Michael, Shannon, John, Courtney, Michael, Brigid, Cassidy, Meghan, Mary Grace and Moira.  Sister of  Rose Fox, Jack O’Brien, Anne Bruni and the late Mary Blaston, William O’Brien, Kathleen McCloskey and Patrick O’Brien. Family and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral on Thursday Evening July 25th from 6:00PM – 8:00PM In Our Lady of Calvary RC Church, 11024 Knights Rd. Phila., PA 19154. There will be another viewing in the church again on Friday morning from 9:00AM – 10:00 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at 10:00AM. Burial Resurrection Cemetery.  


Rita T. Fitzpatrick (nee Conway), passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 19th, 2019, at the age of 94. Loving mother of Jack Fitzpatrick (Donna) and Terry Fitzpatrick (Maryann). Devoted grandmom of Ryan Fitzpatrick (Julie). Great grandmother of Rylie and Jack. Also survived by 1 brother, John Conway (Peggy) and 1 sister, Peggy McMonagle. Family  and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Thursday July 25th from 9:00AM to 10:00AM in St. John Neumann Nursing Home (Chapel), 10400 Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19116. There will be a funeral mass at 10:00AM  with burial to follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Rita’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Donate Here 


Michael J. Garofalo, of Hatboro PA, passed away July 14th, 2019 at the age of 56. Son of the late James Garofalo and Nancy Pellosini. Loving husband of Barbara Garofalo. Beloved father of Jessica L. Garofalo, Jamie M. Garofalo and James W. Garofalo. Brother of Vincent Garofalo (Cindy) and Michelle Garofalo. Uncle of Nicholas, Rachel, Brandon, Kaitlynn and James. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Michael’s life on Tuesday August 13th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort the Garofalo family during the visitation from 2:30PM-4:00PM. There will be a Words of Remembrance Service at 4:00PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Michael’s memory to Ivyland Fire Company Station 62 (Bucks County) and Warminster Fire Department Stations 90, 91 and 92. 


Patricia Carbonaro, of Bensalem, PA, passed away July 17th, 2019 at the age of 64. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sheahan. Loving wife of John Carbonaro. Beloved mother of Gary Wainwright (Chrissy), Michael Wainwright and Jesse Wainwright (Nicole). Mom Mom of Gary Jr., Jared, Mackenzie, John, Rily and Wyatt. Devoted sister of Frances Kelly, Timothy Sheahan (Terry) and Michael Sheahan (Sue). She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Patricia’s life on Wednesday July 24th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila., PA 19135 (between Unruh and Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort Patricia’s family during the visitation from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Patricia’s memory to Fox Chase Cancer Center


Robert D. Jacobs, of Mayfair and Bristol PA, passed away on  July 12th, 2019, at the age of 59. Son of the late Mary and Robert Jacobs. Loving brother Pat Donahue (Bud), Richard Jacobs (Beth), Mike Jacobs (Lisa) and Geri Sonsini. Devoted uncle to his nieces and nephews. Services will be held in private.



Gilberto Lugo,
of the Rhawnhurst Section of Philadelphia, passed away on July 16th, 2019 at the age of 82. Loving father of Nancy, Norma, Robert, Luis, Nery and Gil Jr. Beloved grandfather of 14 grandchildren and great-grandfather of 11 great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Gilberto’s life on Monday July 22nd at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort the Lugo Family during the viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Greenmount Cemetery.


Ralph T. Kahler Sr., of far Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on July 14th, 2019, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Maureen (nee Myers). Loving father of Ralph T. Kahler, Jr. (Kim) and Theresa Gabor (Joe). Survived by his grandchildren, RJ Kahler III (Ashlee), Ashley Gannon (Daniel), Ryan Hagan and Justin Gabor. Great Grandfather of Ralph Thomas Kahler, IV. Ralph was originally one of 14 brothers and sisters. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Forest Hills Cemetery. 


Frances V. Hogan (nee Baglieri), of Northeast Philadelphia, formerly of Sleepy Hollow, NY, passed away July 13th, 2019 at the age of 91. Daughter of the late Salvatore and Lena Baglieri. Beloved wife of the late John J. Hogan Sr.  Loving mother of Daniel Hogan, Lynn Ann Faillace (Charles) and the late John J. Hogan Jr. Devoted Nana of Francesca Faillace and Olivia Faillace. Sister of Frank Baglieri (Pam), Connie Grotto, the late Jenny Hennessey and Sylvester Baglieri. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Frances’ life on Wednesday July 17th, 2019 at St. Matthew’s R.C. Church. 3000 Cottman Ave. Phila. PA 19149. You may visit and comfort Frances’ family during the viewing from 9:15AM-10:15AM in the church. There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM. Burial to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. 


Robert J. Wisniewski, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on July 11th, 2019 at the age of 58. Son of the late Robert and Juliana Wisniewski (nee Fietta). Beloved husband of Barbara Wisniewski. Loving brother of Evelyn McBee (Thomas), Jennifer Eichenberger (Cerilo Melerine) and Dave Eichenberger (Julie Black). He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be deeply missed.


Joseph G. Shields, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on July 10th, 2019 at the age of 64. Loving father of Michael J. Shields (Ava Nolfi) and Gina Shields. Brother of Thomas Shields (Deb), Steven Shields, Joanne Charpentier (James), John Shields (Katie) and the late Michael Shields. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate  Joseph’s life on Monday July 15th at St. Anselm Catholic Church 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd. Phila., PA 19154. You may visit and comfort the Shields family during the visitation from 11:30AM-1:00PM in the church. There will be a Funeral Mass at 1:00PM. There will be no cemetery that day as Joseph’s wishes were to be cremated. 

 


Virginia Regnery, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on July 9th, 2019 at the age of 67. Beloved daughter of the late Charles and Virginia Regnery. Loving sister of William Regnery and Charles Regnery (the late Catherine). At the request of the family there will be no services as Virginia’s wishes were to be cremated. 


Dorothy Fehr, of Philadelphia, PA passed away June 23, 2019 at 81 years of age.   Dorothy was predeceased by her father, John George Fehr,  mother, Alice Fehr Hurd, sister, Alice McConnell, brothers John, William, Edward, and Earl Fehr.  She is survived by her many nieces and nephews.  Sadly missed by her care companion of 12 years, Martha Lambert, and by her niece, Mary Fehr Pryce, of California.   Graveside service for family and friends will be held 11:00 a.m. July 17, 2019, at Cedar Hill Cemetery-East, Frankford and Cheltenham Avenues, Phila. PA. 


Desi Arnez Randolph Sr., of Philadelphia PA, passed away June 22nd, 2019 at the age of 67. Loving father of Desi Arnez Randolph Jr., Aaron Roberto Randolph and Alexis Claudia Randolph. Grandfather of Sarai Bayard.  Brother of Harold Randolph (Beverly). Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather remember and celebrate Desi’s life on Wednesday July 10th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135 (between Unruh & Knorr Sts.) You may visit and comfort the Randolph family during the viewing from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Words of Remembrance Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. There will be no cemetery that day as Desi’s wishes were to be cremated.  


Olivia Berkeley-Hitt, of South Philadelphia, formerly of Homer, NY, passed away on July 2nd, 2019, at the age of 35.  Beloved wife of Brian Kennedy. Beloved daughter of Edward and Mary Berkeley-Hitt. Also survived by her siblings, Alan Berkeley (Marie Boucher), Claire Berkeley-Hitt (Steve Walker) and Christopher Berkeley-Hartjen (Jamie). Sadly missed by her niece Hannah Grace Walker. Granddaughter of Harriet Berkeley. Daughter-in-law of Louis and Theresa Kennedy. Sister-in-law of Megan Kennedy. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Olivia’s life on Saturday July 13th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (15 Liberty St. Sidney New York 13838) There will be a Funeral Mass at 11:00AM. Luncheon to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.


William T. Killion, of the Rhawnhurst section, passed away on June 30th, 2019, at the age of 64. Loving husband for 39 years of Jamie Killion. Loving father of Peter Killion (Lauren) and Jessica-Rae Killion. Devoted Pop of Benny Killion. Loving brother of Robert Killion, Jack Killion (Ellie), Kevin Killion, Kathleen Ghegan (Patrick), Victoria Tyler (Joseph), Christopher Killion, Andrew Killion (Linda) and the late Thomas Killion. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend his Visitation and Funeral on Tuesday July 9th from 10:30AM to 12:00 noon at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a Remembrance Service at 12:00 noon. Int will be private at a later date. 


Mary Ann Southern, formerly of Macon, GA, now a resident of West Philadelphia, passed away June 26th, 2019, at the age of 73. Loving mother of Eddie Fann and Daniel Fann. Grandmother of Rashad Williams and Ayja Southern. Also survived by 7 brothers and sisters as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Family and friends  are invited to attend her visitation and funeral on Saturday July 6th at 12:00 noon @ Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall 434 N. 54th St. Philadelphia, PA 19139.   


Aneta Tskhay-McGrath of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on June 28th, 2019, at the age of 39. Loving mother of Aurora Magnolia “Maggie”. Step-mother of Scott McGrath, Jr. and Taylor McGrath. Devoted companion of Scott McGrath, Sr. At the request of the family there will be a memorial service held at a later date.


James Cardinal, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on July 1st, 2019, at the age of 75. Former spouse of Jeanette Cardinal (nee Cancelliere), Loving father of Lisa, Lynn, David, Steven, Gina (Stephen Emery) and Julie Cardinal. Grandfather of Jillian, Gavin and Julian. Loving companion of Kathy Costello. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Monday July 8th from 10:00AM to 11:00AM in Holy Innocents St. Paul Church, 7001 Torresdale Ave. (at Tyson) There will be a Funeral Service at 11:00AM with burial to follow in Hillside Cemetery.  



John James Gioia
, passed away June 28th, 2019 at the age of 80. Loving husband of Barbara Ann Gioia. Beloved father of John Gioia (Jerilynn), James Gioia and the late Concetta Gioia. Grandfather of Krista Martino (Joseph), Jacquelyn Gioia, Brendon Gioia and Matthew Gioia. Great grandfather of Dominic Martino and Lucas Martino. Also survived by his brother as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to gather remember and celebrate John’s life on Saturday July 13th at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. Phila. PA 19135. You may visit and comfort the Gioia family during the visitation from 9:30AM-11:00AM. There will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. 


Linda Ludlow of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away on June 29th, 2019, at the age of 62. Loving mother of Maria Gabor (Matthew). Devoted grandmother of Luke and Olivia. Also survived by her brother William Ludlow and Corinne Garvin (John). Sadly missed by her loving companion for the last 12 years, Renn Wileczek. Family and friends are invited to gather, remember and celebrate Linda’s life on Wednesday July 3rd, at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts) You may visit and comfort Linda’s family during the viewing from 9:30AM to 11:00AM in the Funeral Home. After the viewing there will be a Prayer Service at 11:00AM. 


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