With sorrow we announce the passing of Ken Opiola. Ken passed away suddenly at his home on October 20, 2017. He is the dear brother of Debra Opiola. He was the son of the late John and Constance Pomroy Opiola. He will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles, cousins, parishioners and friends Ken was Head Usher at Holy Name Parish for many years. From his post at 'Ken's Corner', he was always doing anything he could for the good of the parish. He had been for many years ...President of the Parish Holy Name Society and active in the Society throughout the Diocese. He was currently working at Fox Foundry in Fishtown.
His viewing will be in Holy Name of Jesus Church on Tuesday evening, October 24, 2017 beginning at 6 PM, followed by his Funeral Mass at 8 PM. Further arrangements will be private. In lieu of flowers the family is respectfully requesting memorial contribution to Holy Name Parish, 701 East Gaul St. Phila, PA 19125
Helen T. (Nee Gallagher) on October 30, 2017. Beloved wife of Joseph. Devoted mother of the late Joseph (Margaret). Loving grandmother of Margaret Ann Meyer (Steve), Michele McKnight (Mark) and Christopher Wallace. Cherished Grammie of Brittani, Michael, Olivia, Nicholas, Connor, Shane, Ava, the late Joseph and also her great great grandchildren Emma and Brayden. Dear sister of Annie Francisco, James Gallagher, Francis Gallagher, Charles Gallagher (Anna), Joseph G...allagher (Dale), Elsie Shaw, Nancy Bosak (Walter), Thomas Gallagher (Carol) and the late Robert, John, and William Gallagher. Sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing and funeral Saturday beginning at 9:30am in Holy Name of Jesus Church 701 Gaul Street (at Berks) Philadelphia PA 19125, Fishtown. Funeral Mass 11am. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to the above named church.
Georgeann (nee Thomson) on October 28, 2017. Beloved wife of Kevin J. Sr. Devoted mother of Kevin J. Jr. (Rebecca) and Craig. Loving Mom-Mom of Kevin J. III, Madison, Owen, Breanna, and Brayden. Cherished sister-in-law of Beverly Miller. Sadly missed by her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to gather Saturday 11am in the chapel of Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Raphael-Sacks Suburban North, 310 2nd Street Pike Southampton PA 18966. Words of Remembrance 12pm. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to Panreatic Cancer Action Network 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 200 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 or www.pancan.org
Frederick W. IV "Fred" on November 5, 2017. Beloved husband of Alyse H. Coone. Devoted father of Georgia, Lillie, and Hailey. Loving son of Frederick W. III and Victoria Mullica. Dear brother of Anthony (Jenna) and uncle and godfather of Anthony Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to gather Thursday November 16th at 10am in the Hubert M. McBride Funeral Home 2357 E. Cumberland St. Philadelphia PA 19125. Funeral service 11am.Frydlewicz
Walter J. on November 5, 2017. Beloved son of the late Walter J. and Eleanor (nee Lesniak). Dear brother of Francis (late Ruth). Loving uncle of Vicki, Cheyenne, William and great uncle of six. Sadly missed by his many close friends. Relatives and friends are invited to gather Wednesday November 15th at 7pm in the Hubert M. McBride Funeral Home 2357 E. Cumberland St. Philadelphia PA 19125. Funeral service 8pm