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Recent Obituaries

Doris M. Pesci (Meyfohrt)

Doris M. Meyfohrt Pesci of Newtown, PA died on January 18, 2020 at Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA.

Doris was the daughter of the late William Meyfohrt and Emma Wendt of Queens, NY.

She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas A. Pesci, Jr., loving mother of Rev. Thomas A. Pesci S.J., Susan M. DiRenzo and her husband Robert, James M. Pesci and his wife Dragica, David J. Pesci, Stephen T. Pesci. Sister of the late Arline Leverich and Florence Budraitis. Doris is also survived by four grandchildren: Matthew, Jessica, Adam and Rebecca. Doris was the loving mother for seven decades, longtime member of Questers.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 10:45am until her Funeral Mass, 11:30am at the Olde Church of St. Andrew, 135 South Sycamore Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

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Rosemarie B. Costello

Rosemarie B. Costello, resident of Doylestown, PA died suddenly on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was 53 years old.

Born in Darby, PA, she was the beloved daughter of the late Martin J. Costello and will be missed tremendously by her mother, Elizabeth (Lanigan) Costello.

Rosemarie grew up in Northeast Philadelphia and attended Resurrection of Our Lord grade school and graduated from St. Hubert High School. Rosemarie loved listening to music, dancing and spending time in Sea Isle City with family and friends.

In addition to her mother, Rosemarie is survived and will be greatly missed by her sister and brother-in-law, Annamarie and Robert Hughes, her nieces and nephews; Robert, David ( Rachele ), Meghan, Christopher, Sarah and John Paul Hughes; as well as her great niece Adelyn.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet Rosemarie’s family from 10:00am- until the start of her Funeral Mass, 11:00am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Doylestown, PA. Her interment will follow at St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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Catherine Ann Dougherty (Schmutz)

Catherine Ann Dougherty passed away peacefully on Monday January 13th 2020. She was with Charles, her beloved husband of 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Bud and Joe and her sister Joan Paillard. She is survived by her son Charles Jr, daughter Catherine and her husband Anthony, son Patrick and his wife Michele, and her son Terrence.

‘Mom Mom’ also had 3 gorgeous and whip-smart granddaughters: Alison and her husband Don, Laura and her boyfriend Zach and Reilly and her invisible friend ‘Ball-y”

Mom mom loved her grand kids even more than peanut butter crackers.

Catherine (Kay) grew up in the German Catholic neighborhood of Olney with her brothers Aloysius (Bud), Joseph and her sister Joan. She graduated from Little Flower High School, where her devastating one hand set shot and grit on the basketball court earned her the nickname “Cookie” Schmutz. She loved nothing more than dancing with her sister Joan at every parish dance they could find. Which is where, in fact, she met Charles - her husband to be. Shortly after marriage they began their family life in the bustling metropolis that was Hatboro. They raised 4 children - Charles Jr, Catherine, Patrick and Terrence (one of whom is a not only a model citizen but also widely recognized as a worldly raconteur - which child that is has yet to be determined, and will be litigated in family court...or the local bar) The Dougherty’s next invaded their stately Southampton homestead on Bristol Road and proceeded to terrorize the neighborhood for many years. They blazed many toboggan trails, built and destroyed tree houses and snow forts both and celebrated many many birthdays, Christmases, graduations...and a parole or (two?)

Upon her return to the workforce, Catherine decided to grace the halls of the Willow Grove Flight Operations unit for many years (before being asked to leave as she wasn’t actually employed there)

Kay was ceremoniously decorated upon retirement from the Flight Ops team - and she was finally off to seek her ever-elusive “5 minutes peace”.

Kay loved many things in life, all of the simple variety:

A cold “Millers” beer on a hot night, with a cool breeze and the Phillies on the TV, but if the stars aligned and we were lucky enough to get Don Rickles or Rodney Dangerfield on the Carson show - the entire neighborhood would surely be awash in her infectious cackle - it was without question the greatest sound I shall ever hear, and it will remain with me forever.

Mom - we Love you and we miss you

Her family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass 11:00AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 235 East State Street, Doylestown PA 18901. Her interment will be held privately. 

Immediately following a lunch will be held at Villa Barolo, Warrington.

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Jennie S. Kaminski (Konkoski)

Jennie S. Kaminski (everyone’s “Nana”) of Ivyland died Sunday, January 12, 2020 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne surrounded by her family.  She was 97. 

Jennie was the loving wife of the late Joseph Kaminski and mother of the late Patricia Ann Hemko. 

Born on a black dirt farm outside of Middletown, NY she was the daughter of the late John and Stella Moskowitz Konkoski. 

Jennie lived in Fords, NJ for the early part of her life before moving to Boynton Beach, FL where she resided until 2010, when she moved in with her granddaughter and family in Ivyland, PA.

Surviving are, her granddaughter Patti Hemko Alloway, her great-granddaughter, Lexi Alloway and her son-in-law, Lou Hemko.

In addition to her husband, daughter, and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Irene Koumiss and her brother, Edward Konkoski. 

In addition to her granddaughter, great granddaughter and son in law, she is also survived by her nieces, Lynn Konkoski Jordan, Joanne Konkoski Hall, Judy Esparra, her nephews, Edward Konkoski, and Ronnie Gonnella and her great nieces, Lauren Hall and Caroline Hall Hamburg, her great nephews, Evan and Tyler Jordan, and her great-great nephew, Maverick Hamburg.

Nana was a woman with exceptionally strong faith in God.  She spread God’s word to everyone she met and inspired and encouraged many.  Nana touched so many lives, that she will never be forgotten and her messages of hope and strength will live on forever in our hearts. She loved her family with all her heart, including our two dogs, Sky and Luna, who she spoiled rotten.  She had 97 and a half incredible years, but she will so deeply missed by everyone who knew her, especially Patti and Lexi.  She was independent and stubborn up until the end.  She had the ability to make everyone love her and feel loved at the same time, whether you met her once or knew her your whole life.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 6:00 PM until her Funeral Service 7:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.), Richboro, PA 18954.  Her interment will be held privately. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Covenant House, P.O. Box 731, New York, NY 10108.

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Marie Brimo

Marie Brimo passed away peacefully in her home in Yardley, PA on Sunday, January 12, 2020, surrounded by her daughters and loved ones. She was 90.

Marie was a truly kind, generous, and remarkable person. She grew up in Philadelphia, and raised her children in Churchville.  In her earlier years, she enjoyed traveling the country, bird watching, dancing, playing cards, and socializing with groups of friends. She was a member of the German club. She enjoyed summers with her family at Penn Lake where she was well-liked by her daughter's friends & the community. Marie was a Girl Scout Troop Leader for many years. She was of the Roman Catholic faith.

In later years, she and her beloved late husband, Herman, enjoyed their time between South Carolina and Arizona, where their home had her favorite view of the Catalina Mountains. They continued traveling through Elderhostel, eager to try new adventures. They were active volunteers. Although a gentle person, Marie met life's challenges with resiliency and faith.

In recent years, her focus was on spending time with her family and lifelong friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as reading and watching her evening shows surrounded by a lifetime of memories. An understanding, caring listener, she continued to be loved and well-respected by her children's and grandchildren's friends, and well-liked by everyone who met her.

Marie lived her life fully with enthusiasm, endurance, faith, and love for her family.

Preceded in death by her daughter, Susan, she is survived by her daughters Dolores (Kevin), Carolyn (Ray) and Elaine (Allan). Additionally, she leaves behind her grandchildren, Shawn (Aaron), Joshua, Daniel (Sarah), Kristina and her two sons, Brandon and Michael, Joseph, Mark (Jessica) and their son, Liam; her brother, Otto; nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.

Services will be private; let's celebrate her character by being especially kind today.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to help veterans through DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust or to the American Heart Association.

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