Category Archives: Funeral Notices

Funeral Notice: Marie Murphy

Please pray for the soul of longtime parishioner, Marie Murphy, who passed away on October 6, 2019. She was a faithful member of our Senior Friends group.

There will be a viewing on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9am at Saint Joseph Church, followed by the funeral Mass at 10am.   Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Obituary: Elizabeth Sullivan

Please pray for the soul of Elizabeth Sullivan, a former parishioner, who died on September 17, 2019.  Click here for the obituary.

Elizabeth was a trendsetter – in 1995, she was in the first class of female altar servers at our parish; she served faithfully at the altar for many years with her parents, Mike and Gen.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Vicki Fella-Pleier

Please pray for the soul of Vicki Fella-Pleier, a member of Saint Joseph School Class of 1970. Vicki died on September 29, 2019.  She led the music ministry at Saint Joseph Church in the 1970’s and 1980’s.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Patrice Lamb Trauffer

Please pray for the soul of Patrice Lamb Trauffer, MD, a member of Saint Joseph School Class of 1974. Patrice died on September 25, 2019.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: James Clearkin, Jr.

James Clearkin
Please pray for the soul of parishioner, James Clearkin, Jr. who passed away on July 17, 2019.  Mr. Clearkin was a founding parishioner of Saint Joseph Parish and his construction company built our combination church/school building, rectory and convent.

There will be a viewing at William R. May Funeral Home, Glenside, on Monday, July 22 , 7pm-9pm.  There will be another viewing on Tuesday, July 23 at 9:30am at Saint Joseph Church, followed by the funeral Mass at 11am.   Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Father Hennegan lays the cornerstone of the church/school building, assisted by Mr. James Clearkin, Jr., on May 22, 1955.

Funeral Notice: Jane Rush

Please pray for the soul of longtime parishioner, Jane Rush.  Jane died on June 13, 2019. Her viewing and funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, Jenkintown.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Rev. Joseph McCloskey

Fr McCloskeyPlease pray for the soul of Rev. Joseph McCloskey who died on May 2, 2019. Father McCloskey was the Parochial Administrator of St. Joseph Church from September 1998 to November 1998 while our pastor at the time, Fr. Quindlen, was on sabbatical in Rome.  Father McCloskey’s viewing and funeral will take place at Queen of Peace Church, Ardsley.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Martin Rush

Martin RushPlease pray for the soul of longtime parishioner, Martin Rush.  Martin died on May 1, 2019.  His viewing and funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, Jenkintown.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Rev. Francis M. Gallagher

Father Francis Gallagher

Please pray for the soul of Rev. Francis M. Gallagher. Father Gallagher was the Parochial Vicar (Assistant Pastor) at St. Joseph Church from September 1966 to November 1971.  Father Gallagher’s funeral will take place at Saint Cecilia Church, Philadelphia. Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Claire Fiandra

Please pray for the soul of parishioner Claire Fiandra.  Claire’s funeral will take place at Saint Joseph Church on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 10am with a viewing from 9am to 9:45am.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Virigina DiSalvatore

Please pray for the soul of Virginia DiSalvatore, wife of Robert and mother of Robert (Saint Joseph School Class of 1997) and Anthony (Saint Joseph School Class of 1999)Click here for the obituary.

There will be a viewing at Saint Joseph Church, Cheltenham, on Friday, January 4 at 9am, followed by the Funeral Mass at 10am.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Rita Stack

Please pray for the soul of Rita Stack, the daughter of Josephine Stack. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:30am at St. Joseph Church, Cheltenham.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph on the same morning at 10am. Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Dr. Laureano Garcia, Sr.

Please pray for the soul of Dr. Laureano Garcia, Sr.   Larry’s funeral will take place at Saint Joseph Church on Thursday, August 16, 2018 – viewing at 9am and Mass at 11am.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Funeral Notice: Philip J. Lembach

Please pray for the soul of Philip J. Lembach, husband of Jean Lembach. Phil’s funeral will take place at Saint Joseph Church on Saturday, March 24; a viewing will take place at 9am and the Mass will be at 10am.  Click here for the obituary.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.