January 2, 2018

Upcavage, Deacon Joseph R.

Deacon Joseph R. Upcavage died on Thursday, December 21, 2017, from complications related to cancer and dementia.  Deacon Upcavage was ordained on June 2, 1996, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, by His Eminence, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.  He was assigned to Queen of the Universe Parish, where he remained until his retirement in 2010.  

December 21, 2017


Deacon Thomas J. Woods, retired permanent deacon, died on Saturday, December 16, 2017, from complications related to cancer.  Deacon Woods was born on October 5, 1936.  He was 81 years old.

December 13, 2017

Wellbank, Deacon Raymond C.

PERMANENT DEACON RAYMOND C. WELLBANK 1951 – 2017 Deacon Raymond C. Wellbank, a permanent deacon released to outside service to the Archdiocese of Boston, died on Saturday, December 9, 2017, as a result of a heart attack. Deacon Wellbank was born on October 1, 1951. He was 66 years old. Deacon Wellbank was born in […]

December 4, 2017

Miller, Reverend Monsignor John J.

Reverend Monsignor John J. Miller, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, Fairless Hills, died on Friday, December 1, 2017. At the time of his death, he was in residence at Immaculate Conception Parish, Jenkintown. 

October 24, 2017

Pavonarius, Deacon Charles A.

Deacon Pavonarius was ordained on June 7, 1992, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul by Most Reverend Louis A. DeSimone. He was assigned to Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia, where he remained until his retirement from active ministry on January 15, 2014.

August 11, 2017

McVeigh, Reverend James E

REVEREND JAMES E. MCVEIGH 1947- 2017 Reverend James E. McVeigh, Retired, Resident, Regina Coeli Residence for Priests, Warminster, died at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Father McVeigh was born on January 11, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late James H. McVeigh and the late Helen […]

August 8, 2017

Smith, Reverend Charles D.

REVEREND CHARLES D. SMITH 1938- 2017 Reverend Charles D. Smith, Retired, Resident, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley, died at Villa Saint Joseph, Darby, on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Father Smith was born on August 26, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Charles N. Smith and the late Lillian […]

July 13, 2017

Devine, Reverend Daniel P.

Reverend Daniel P. Devine, Pastor Emeritus, Assumption B.V.M. Parish, Feasterville, died on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

June 20, 2017

Chow, Reverend Luke L.

REVEREND LUKE L. CHOW  1926 – 2017  Reverend Luke L. Chow, Retired, died on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Father Chow was born on October 22, 1926, in Tsining, China.  He is the son of the late Paul Chow and the late Margaret Liang.  Father Chow attended school in China before entering Sacred Heart Seminary in […]

June 14, 2017

Kelly, Reverend Kevin J.

Father Kelly was born on August 13, 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John J. Kelly, Sr. and the late Katherine C. (Granahan) Kelly. Father Kelly attended Epiphany of Our Lord Parochial School, Blue Bell, Bishop Kenrick High School, Norristown, and the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.