Mary M. Booth

Jan 15, 2024

Mary M Booth, 64, passed away at her home surrounded by loved ones on January 15, 2024.

Mary lived her entire life in Philadelphia. There she met her husband, Leslie, and was devoted to him for 40 years. Together they built a family, adding two children, Ryan and Erica, who Mary called her proudest accomplishments. To her family, she was caretaker,...

Edward V. Ludwig, V.

Jan 6, 2024

Edward V. Ludwig V. of Croydon, PA passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, January 6, 2024. 

He was born in Philadelphia, PA by the late Edward Ludwig IV & Stella (Tumasz) Ludwig.  He was raised in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia before moving to Croydon with his late wife Elizabeth (Muholland) Ludwig.

Edward & Betsy were married in 1994, enjoying 29 wonderful years...

Eleanor "Ellie" Shaffer

Jan 5, 2024

Ellie Shaffer, 92 years old, died on January 5th, predeceased by husband Martin Dranoff; her identical twin and best friend, Leanore “Lee” Vizer; and her older sister Gerry Seltzer. The daughter of professional musicians, Jeanne Kramer, Ellie’s accompanist, and Martin Kramer, once Cherry Hill’s famed Latin Casino’s conductor, Ellie had a prolific musical career. She received a full scholarship to...

Edward J. Collins

Jan 4, 2024

Edward J. Collins 71, of Philadelphia died peacefully on January 4, 2024 following a long illness. Mr. Collins was the son of John F. Collins Jr. and Francis Toland Collins. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School, class of 1970. Prior to his retirement, he had a long career as an optician at the PA College of Optometry, Salus University.


Andrew J. Hober Jr.

Jan 3, 2024

Andrew J Hober Jr, age 93, died peacefully on January 3, 2024 at the home of his daughter. Husband of the late Jean(Monroe) and father of the late Gregory, he is survived by his wife Florence (Werts) and his children, Stephen (Regina) (the late MaryKay), Pamela Carroll(Drew), Martin(Rosemary), Philip(Denise) and Christopher, 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, his sister Anne Radke...

David Michael Foster, Sr.

Jan 2, 2024

David Michael Foster Sr., of Cherry Hill, New Jersey tragically passed away on January 2, 2024, at 77 years old. David was survived by his children: Maryann Foster, David Michael Foster Jr, Jennifer Wallace, and Douglas Matthew Foster (Christina). David is also survived by Amanda Ives née Cranmer (Robert) who he considered his own daughter. David stayed close friends with...

Mary Ann McFadden

Jan 2, 2024

Mary Ann McFadden passed away with her family around her after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her parents, Paul E. and Mary Geyer, her sister, Helen, and her first grandchild, Dennis P. O’Neill. She is survived by her best friend and husband, Jim, of 64 years, and their five children and spouses: Mary Ann & Ken (Grow); Helene & Dennis...

Edward J. Novotny

Jan 1, 2024

Edward Joseph Novotny, born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania on July 22, 1933 to the late, Harry Charles Novotny and Helen M. Chemerys. Edward passed away peacefully at the age of 90 on January 1, 2024. 

He was a loving husband to Diana Novotny (nee Newman) “His Bride”, as he referred to her for 44 years. He was a loving supportive father to his...

Michael E. Bakis

Dec 31, 2023

Michael E. Bakis, 62 years old, lost his life to cancer in the early morning of December 31st with his brother Kenneth Bakis by his side. Mike will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him. He had a warm smile, an incredible sense of humor and an innate ability to make anyone laugh. His generous heart and resilient spirit...

Annamarie Sliwinski

Dec 30, 2023

Annamarie Sliwinski, 66, of Levittown, PA, sadly departed on December 30, 2023. She is preceeded in death by her parents, John and Evelyn Sliwinski, her brothers, Joseph and John, and her husband David Holz.    She was a devoted mother to her four daughters, Danielle (Orrie), Racheal, Andrea, Elizabeth, and son David. She was a proud grandmother of Mackenzie, Willow,...