Angela Figueroa Millan, of the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, passed away on August 12th, 2020, at age 88. Loving mother of Silvia Figueroa, Daisy Piris, Edwin Figueroa, Nelson Figueroa, and the late Iris Vega and Joseph Figueroa. Survived by 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Monday evening from 6-8PM at McCafferty Funeral & Cremation Inc. 6711 Frankford Ave. (between Unruh & Knorr Sts). There will be a prayer service at 8pm in the funeral home. Further arrangements and burial will take place in Brooklyn, NY. Angela will be laid to rest in Cypress Hills Cemetery.
Alexander Kovtunenko, of the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia, passed away on August 8th, 2020, at age 67. Beloved wife of Alla Keselman. Loving father of Pavel Kovtunenko and Svetlana Kovtunenko. Also survived by his granddaughter Dana, as well as two brothers, Leoniv and Alatoliy and one sister-in-law, Valentina and his loving extended family. A graveside service and interment will be held at a later date. Alexander will be laid to rest in Sunset Memorial Park.
James T. McGrath Jr.”Moe”, of the Somerton section of Philadelphia, passed away July 27th, 2020 at the age of 72. James was a Purple Heart recipient who served our country honorably in the United States Army. He was incredibly proud of this accomplishment. Beloved father of James T. McGrath III (Stephanie), Serene Peña (Miguel) and Sherry McGrath. Loving brother of Eileen Szwanki and Mike Kochmer. Devoted grandfather of Twyla, Miguel, Lola, Roman, and Cruz. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Barbara McGrath, his nieces and nephews Cher Szwanki, Paul McGrath, Barbara Langston and Daniel McGrath as well as several great nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, James T. McGrath, Sr. and Eileen McGrath (nee Bauder) as well as his siblings, Donna McGrath, Daniel McGrath, Thomas McGrath, and his niece, Eileen Roberts. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Monday August 24th at 10:00am precisely at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Rd. Newtown, PA 18940. Please arrive at the cemetery office at 9:45am.
James Dietrich, of Foxchase, originally from the Hunting Park section passed away on August 8th, 2020, at age 55. Loving son of Rita Conaway and the late James Dietrich. Brother of Denise Dietrich, Erica Earl, Tina Getz and John Conaway. Sadly missed by nieces and nephews. At the request of James’ family all services will be held at a later date.
Eugene P. Fenerty Jr, of the Foxchase section of Philadelphia, passed away August 3rd, 2020 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of Jo-Anne Fenerty nee “Fritsch” Loving brother of Thomas Fenerty. Devoted uncle of Thomas, Jr. (Sarah) and Chris (Amy). Great uncle of Abigail, Owen, Ian, Gunner and Chase. He is also survived by many cousins. Due to the current health crisis, Eugene’s close family and friends will be having a private viewing and prayer service. Burial with military honors to follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. Please omit flowers and make donations in Eugene’s memory to the USO. Click Here
Antonio Ortiz “Papa Tony”, of Northeast Philadelphia, born in Puerto Rico, born on March 27th, 1943 and passed away August 3rd, 2020 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Migdalia Bratchi. Loving father of Maria Ortiz, Manuel Santiago, Teresita Visalli and his long lost daughter, Migdalia. He will be missed by his devoted grandchildren, Sasha, Glaze, Amanda, Ashley, Yaliela, Manuel, Dailene, Ismael, Julianna, Santino, Julian, Olivia, Adonis, Eddie, Natasha Jerry, Hope and Delaila. Great-grandfather of 5. Brother of Andre, Juana, Luzmaria, Manuela, Antonia, Mingo and Gladys. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. Papa Tony was truly a happy guy and joyful to be around. He was a model figure to everyone that he met. Papa was an animal and nature lover. He enjoyed the lottery and his cup of coffee in the morning. He was very dedicated to his grandchildren and he will be truly missed by them. We will miss you Papa Tony “crazy people.” Due to the current health crisis, a private viewing and prayer service for Tony will be held by his close family and friends.
Edeline J. Dalton, of Warminster PA, formerly of Conshohocken PA, passed away August 2nd, 2020 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Edward Dalton. Loving mother of Eugene Winner (Robin) and Maggie Winner (Mark). Grandmother of Adrienne and Kristen. Sister of Martha Wolfrom (the late Richard) and the late Arthur Wright, Robert Wright, Mary Templeton, Catherine Durante and George Wright. She is also survived by her niece Cindy Winner Stewart (Chris) as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Edeline’s family will be having a private graveside service at Whitemarsh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Edeline’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Click Here.
George Oliver was born in Washington DC on July 31, 1942 to Dorothy Oliver of Washington DC. George departed this life on Sunday, July 26, 2020. George began with the City of Philadelphia as a Truck driver he retired from the City of Philadelphia in 1996. In 1972 George married Dorothy Almyra Govans (Preceded in death). George was also a businessman in which he engaged in purchasing and selling real estate in the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The most passionate element he loved was to socialize with co-worker and friends. George is survived by sisters Janet Smallwood and Sheron Gallman. He also leaves a loving extended family which includes nieces, nephews, and cousins. All services will be held at a later date.
Elizabeth Ann Cummins Belk, of the Torresdale section of Philadelphia, passed away July 30th, 2020 at the age of 52. Daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Cummins. Step Daugter of Lois Cummins. Loving wife of Dennis Belk. Beloved step-mother of Khalif Horne (Laura), Garret Leon Belk and Elisa Dennise Belk. Grandmom of Nile Milan Horne, Jordan Khalil Horne and Thaddaeus Belk. Sister of Robert Cummins (Lisa). Step sister of Edward, Theresa and Joseph. Niece of Mary Green. She is also survived by her cousins Mary Clark Jones and Steven Green. She will be missed by the entire Steiner family. Due to the current health crisis, services for Elizabeth will be held at a later date.
Mafalda Guagnozzi (nee Ciardullo), formerly of the East Falls section of Philadelphia, passed away on July 29th, 2020, at age 81. Beloved wife of the late Romolo Guagnozzi. Loving mother of Dora Santiago (John), Rosetta Guagnozzi, Albert Guagnozzi (Jeanette) and the late Lucio Guagnozzi. Also survived by many loving grandchildren. Sister of Ilda Pisano, Elvira Brogno, Gina Cozza, Elio Ciardullo and the late Norina Ciardullo, Luchina Ciardullo. Family and friends are invited to attend her viewing and funeral on Thursday August 6th from 9:30AM-10:30AM in St. Bridget’s RC Church, 3667 Midvale Ave. Phila., PA 19129. There will be a Funeral Mass at 10:30AM with burial to follow in Westminster Cemetery.
Barbara Joan DeGree (nee Kowalkowski), of Holland PA, passed away on July 28th, 2020, at age 73. Loving mother of Jennifer Merrick (David) and Eric DeGree. Devoted grandmother of Hunter, Carleyrose, Chase and Savanna. Also survived by her brother John Kowalkowski (Valerie), as well as two nephews. Barbara will be remembered for her deep devotion to her beloved grandchildren, whom she loved to spend time with, her love of the beach in Ocean City, NJ and her kind personality and infectious smile that could light up a room She will be missed! Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation and funeral on Wednesday August 5th from 10:30AM – 11:30AM in St. Bede the Venerable Church (1071 Holland Rd. Holland, PA 18966). There will be a Funeral Mass 11:30AM. Burial will be held in private at a later date.
Antoinette F. Siegel, of Bensalem, PA, passed away on July 20th, 2020, at age 41. Beloved daughter of Anthony F.X. Siegel and Frances Siegel. Step sister of Joseph and Patty Ann. At the request of the family, all services will be held privately.
Rose M. Hutchinson (nee Rego), a resident of the Immaculate Mary Nursing Home, passed away on July 25th, 2020, at age 98. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Hutchinson. Loving mother of the late Joseph W. “Hutch” Hutchinson. Sadly missed by her sister, Dolores Bird (John), as well as her loving niece, Patricia Fisher (Michael) and many other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces and great great nephews. Family and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral on Thursday, July 30th from 9:30-10:30AM in Christ The King RC Church (3252 Chesterfield Rd. Phila 19114) There will be a funeral mass at 10:30AM with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Rose’s memory to Christ The King RC Church at the address listed above.
Antonio Burgos, of North Philadelphia, passed away on July 19th, 2020, at age 65. He is survived by 1 son, 5 siblings and many nieces and nephews. There will be a graveside prayer service on Monday, July 27th, 11:00AM at Forest Hills Cemetery, (101 Byberry Rd. Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.)
Marc Palermo, of the Tacony section of Philadelphia, passed away on July 22nd, 2020, at age 51. Beloved son of Natalia Kaczor. Nephew of Pete Kaczor (the late Toni) and Lorraine Kaczor. Sadly missed by his cousins, Jon Paul, Heather Maloney (Andrew), Kris Kaczor (Katie) and Gregory Mulvenna (Jody). Marc will be missed by those that cared for him, Lekisha, Bukola, Lashawn and Mamma Di. Because of the current health concerns, Marc’s family will have a private viewing and prayer service. On behalf of his family, thank you for your love, support and understanding.
Anthony P. Penczak, of the Mayfair section, originally from Lawncrest, passed away on July 21st, 2020, at age 77. Loving father of Danalyn Russikoff (Ron) and Kristofer Penczak (Teresa). Devoted grandfather of Sarah and Jeremy. Predeceased by his sister, Anne M. Radziunas (Joseph). Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Loving companion of Ginny Oshinsky. Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing and funeral on Tuesday July 28th, 2020 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 Redeemer Cemetery. Please omit flowers and make donations in Anthony’s memory to Child of Mary Donors Click here to donate
Virginia Sofronski (nee Keller), known as Ginnie, of Northeast Philadelphia, passed away July 17th, 2020 at the age of 77. Beloved wife of the late Ronald Sofronski. Loving mother of Carla Sofronski (Theodore Leslie), John VanHorn and Michael VanHorn and step mother of Gayle Martin (Joseph), Eric Wichner. Devoted grandmother of Rianna Miller, Heather Martin and Kyle Martin (Brittney). Sister of Barbara Weng, Florence Wallace and Joan Weiss. She is also survived by her cousin Louise Spadafora. Virginia’s greatest joy was spending time with her youngest granddaughter Rianna. In her honor the family requests two things, donations to https://ppponline.org/donate and wear a mask in Ginnie’s honor as she lost her life to Covid-19. Virginia’s family will be holding a private Memorial Service for her at a later date.
Carolyn E. Mohan, of the Harrowgate Section of Philadelphia, passed away July 19th, 2020 at the age of 79. Loving mother of John Mitchell, Carolyn Seedes (Robert), Patrick Mohan (the late Nadine), Joanne Mohan, Micahel Mohan and Susan Mohan. Beloved grandmother of 11 grandchildren and great-grandmother of several great-grandchildren. Due to the current health crisis a private Memorial Service will be held for Carolyn by her close friends and family. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
Milton Williams, of the Tacony section of Philadelphia, passed away July 16th, 2020 at the age of 68. Beloved husband of Barbara Williams. Loving father of Catania (Quentin), Suretha, Juanita, Marquis and Jack. Brother of Caroline and Gwendolyn (Jamal). He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Due to the current health concerns Milton’s family will be having a private viewing and service for him. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Carmen Sanchez-Deleon, of Philadelphia PA, passed away on July 12th, 2020 at the age of 54. Beloved wife of Pedro Morales. Loving mother of Joanna Sierra (James), Jorge Sierra (Najiyyah), Carlos Sierra Jr. and Stephen Sierra (Tiffani). She is also survived by her 21 grandchildren. Due to the current health crisis Carmen’s family will have a private viewing, service and burial. She will be laid to rest in Greenmount Cemetery. Please keep the family in your prayers.