Donald Van Arsdale, pharmaceutical executive

Obituaries | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Donald Van Arsdale, formerly of Flourtown, a retired pharmaceutical executive, died Sept. 20 at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He had been living in North Palm Beach, Fla., for the past three years. Mr. Van Arsdale was vice president for human resources for Smith, Kline and French when he retired from […]

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Ricarda “Rickie” Villalba Morales, teacher

Obituaries | October 11th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Ricarda “Rickie” Villalba Morales passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at the age of 43. Rickie was born on Oct. 7, 1974. She was raised in Jerez de la Frontera south Spain, but had lived and worked as a Spanish and English teacher for numerous years in Spain, Ireland and England, and spent […]

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Francis Xavier McIlhenny died after a long battle with uveal melanoma

Obituaries | October 11th, 2018 | Leave a comment

He was born April 14, 1942 in Germantown, Philadelphia. He was the middle child of his father Francis McIlhenny and mother Sabina Sonzogni, with older sisters Sabine (Mandell) and Eileen (Robertshaw) and younger siblings Anita (Gabrielitis/deceased) and Vincent McIlhenny. He graduated from Immaculate Conception (1956), Cardinal Dougherty High School (1960) and La Salle University, where […]

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Kitty Kelly, musician, activist

Obituaries | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Kitty Kelly, beloved wife of Michael Albrecht and daughter of John Kelly and Hannah Cavanagh, a lifelong resident of Chestnut Hill, died in her home on September 24 at the age of 73. In addition to her husband and his daughter Charlotte, Kelly is survived by her sister Eunice Kelly Deter, her niece Kelly Morgan […]

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Charlotte Stevenson Hood, Realtor, teacher

Obituaries | August 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Charlotte Stevenson Hood of Wyndmoor, PA., died at Chestnut Hill Hospital on Sunday, August 5. She was 86 years old. The daughter of George Stevenson 2nd and Annette Parke Stevenson of Philadelphia, Mrs. Hood spent 32 years as a top producing real estate salesperson with Emlen Wheeler (now Berkshire Hathaway, Fox & Roach). She was […]

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Edward “Eddie” Haines Jr., Furniture seller

Obituaries | August 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Edward Eddie Haynes Jr., 86, died from congestive heart failure at his home in Dublin Terrace, a retirement community in Dresher. Haines was born and raised in Germantown. He was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Prep and of the University of North Carolina. He enlisted in the Army and was a paratrooper with the 82nd […]

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Thomas Paul Durnell, Woodmere facilities director

Obituaries | August 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Thomas Paul Durnell, 59, a lifelong artist and Director of Facilities at the Woodmere Art Museum for 34 years, died August 6 at his home in Germantown of cancer. He is mourned by his four sisters, a brother, and their spouses, his nieces and nephews and a close circle of enduring friends in Germantown and […]

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Sarah Parsly, teacher

Obituaries | August 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

Sarah “Sally” Parsly, 85, a retired math teacher at Springside School, died July 13, at her home in Linwood, N.J. Born in Atlantic City, she was a graduate of Atlantic City High School and Bennington College in Bennington, Vt. She  was a longtime member of the Children’s Seashore House Auxiliary, and was its president for […]

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Mary G. DiNubile, educator

Obituaries | July 26th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Mary Green DiNubile, 79, of Chestnut Hill, a retired principal in the Philadelphia public schools, died July 19, of complications from arthritis from which she suffered and against which she valiantly battled for over 30 years. She was the wife of Hon. Victor J. DiNubile, Jr., a retired Philadelphia, Common Pleas Court Judge. She was […]

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