Stephen John Hardeski

Aug 21, 2023

Stephen John Hardeski, much loved husband, father, PopPop, brother, uncle and friend was born on August 28, 1942, to Stephen and Anna L. Hardeski and passed from this life on August 21, 2023.  Steve, as he was quick to tell everyone was his name, is survived by his wife, Deborah Straup-Hardeski; his former wife and friend, Helen Spitz Hardeski; his...

Thomas P. Briola

Aug 20, 2023

Thomas “Tom” P. Briola, loving husband and father, passed away in his residence during the morning hours of August 20th of 2023. He is survived by his caring wife, Cynthia, his adored children, Rita, Frank, Cara, Elizabeth, Thomas, and Catherine; as well as his beloved eleven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. He was a deeply devoted family man who cherished...

Carolyn Donnelly

Aug 14, 2023

Carolyn Donnelly, (née Schwartz) age 70, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on August 14, 2023 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife for 49 years of John W. Donnelly, dear mother of Steven (Diane), Susan Paolucci (Michael), loving Mom-Mom of Michael and Joseph Paolucci and Olivia and Bella Donnelly. Devoted sister of Joseph Schwartz (Joan)...

Bernard J. O'Donnell, Jr. "Buddy"

Aug 13, 2023

Bernard J. O'Donnell Jr. (Buddy), loving son, devoted brother & beloved uncle, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2023,  just before his 64th birthday. 

Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard O'Donnell and Kathleen Morrison O'Donnell.

He is survived by his three sisters: Kathy Prem (Chalie), Patricia McMaster (Cliff) & Kelly Reamer & his former brother-in-law, Jeff Reamer.  He is also survived by...

Bobby "Yo Bob" Krezel

Aug 9, 2023

Please join the Krezel family after 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Delaware Valley Cremation Center 7350 State Road Philadelphia, PA 19136 for a gathering of remembrance in honoring and celebrating Bobby’s life. Family sharing will begin at 4:00 pm with time for refreshments and fellowship afterwards, until 6:00 pm. Bobby's family will be accessible to receive the...

Patricia Lawson

Aug 6, 2023

Patricia "Pat" Lawson

Pat Lawson (nee Sheffer) passed away peacefully to join her loving husband on August 6th, 2023. She was the devoted wife of the late Joseph (Joe) Lawson. Mother of Karen (Pete), Kimberly (Anthony) and Joseph (Christie). She is predeceased by her parents Frederick and Marie (nee Sunderland) Sheffer, brothers Jim (Chickie), Joseph and sisters Geraldine and Frances...

James "Bud" Drumm

Aug 4, 2023

On Friday, August 4, 2023, James (Bud) J. Drumm, 90, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife of 68 years, Joanne (Loftus), by his side.

Left with so many good memories are his four children Daniel (Janet) Drumm, Colleen (Robert) Carney, Jacqueline (Salvatore) Morici and James "Buddy" (Marianne) Drumm,  8 grandchildren (Rick Washlick, Deanna Wilson,...

Dale Wray Hrbek

Aug 3, 2023

Dale Wray Hrbek affectionately known as “Hurricane” or “Cane” received his wings to the gates of Heaven on August 3, 2023. Dale was born on August 18, 1951 to the late Milton and Ellen Hrbek of Verdigre, Nebraska. Dale was proceeded in death by his daughter Lynne, brother Tom and sister Barbara.Born and raised in the small town of Verdigre,...

Christopher Markunas

Aug 2, 2023


On August 2, 2023, Christopher Markunas left the world as he lived in it: on his own terms. He passed in his sleep with his beloved partner of 27 years, Maggie, by his side. Chris created many good memories with those most important to him, including Maggie (“Magster”); his daughters, Moira (“Wee Dotter”) and Melissa; and his brother, George...

Robert Joseph Veneziano, Sr.

Aug 1, 2023

Robert Joseph Veneziano, Sr. was born on December 31, 1937 to the parents of Robert Veneziano and Josephine Veneziano (Nicoletti), and was the middle child, to his older sister Barbara (husband Donald McPeak) and his younger sister Nancy (husband Frank Bellezza). Robert, or Bob as most knew him, had two children, Cindy Veneziano (husband Nick Onnembo) and Robert, Jr.