November 20, 2023

Dalton, Permanent Deacon James E.

Retired Permanent Deacon James E. Dalton died on November 15, 2023, he was 81 years old. Deacon Dalton was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Boys, a graduate of LaSalle College, and earned his Master’s degree from St. Joseph’s University. He worked as a teacher of English & Latin for 52 years in […]

November 8, 2023

Owen, Permanent Deacon Joseph T.

Deacon Joseph T. Owen died on Sunday, November 5, 2023, at the age of 75. Deacon earned a Bachelor of Science degree from LaSalle University in 1979. In 2011, he earned a Master of Arts degree in theology, also from LaSalle University. During his working career, Deacon Owen was employed as a Director of Human […]

November 8, 2023

Grudowski, Reverend Monsignor Robert J.

Reverend Monsignor Robert J. Grudowski, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Mary Parish, Conshohocken, and Saint Gertrude Parish, West Conshohocken, died on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Monsignor Grudowski was born on March 12, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Edward Grudowski, and the late Helen Micholas. Monsignor Grudowski attended Saint John Cantius Parochial […]

October 17, 2023

Franey, Reverend John A.

Reverend John A. Franey, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, died on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Father Franey was born on September 1, 1933, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John B. Franey, and the late Lillian Binley. Father Franey attended Saint Columba Parochial School, Philadelphia, and Roman Catholic High School, […]

October 10, 2023

McNamara, Reverend Donald P.

Reverend Donald P. McNamara, Retired, Resident, Saint John Chrysostom Parish, Wallingford, died on Thursday, October 5, 2023. Father McNamara was born on July 2, 1932, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John J. McNamara Sr, and the late Anne O’Brien. Father McNamara attended Most Blessed Sacrament Parochial School, Philadelphia, and West […]

October 10, 2023

Stewart, Permanent Deacon James J.

Deacon James J. Stewart died on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, after a battle with cancer. He was 74 years old. Deacon Stewart was a graduate of Bishop Neumann High School. In 1971, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from LaSalle University. In 1980, he received an MBA in accounting, also from LaSalle […]

October 4, 2023

Ceneviva, Deacon Vincent G.

Deacon Vincent G. Ceneviva, died on Sunday, October 1, 2023, after a short battle with cancer, he was 75 years old. Deacon Ceneviva was born in Glenside, Pennsylvania to Vincent and Anna Ceneviva. He was a graduate of Cheltenham High School. He owned Ceneviva’s Custom Upholstery in Chalfont, a business he started and grew for […]

October 2, 2023

Raczkowski, Permanent Deacon Thaddeus C.

Deacon Thaddeus C. Raczkowski died of natural causes on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. He was 81 years old. Deacon Raczkowski received a Bachelor of Science degree in English and Philosophy from Saint Joseph’s University in 1964. In 1967, he graduated from Catholic University School of Law, earning a Juris Doctorate degree. Deacon Raczkowski had a […]

September 8, 2023

Druding, Permanent Deacon Frederick C.

Retired Deacon Frederick C. Druding passed away on September 1, 2023, at the age of 82. Deacon Druding was born on May 2, 1941 to the late Thomas and Catherine (nee: Bennett) Druding. He was a lifelong resident of South Philadelphia, and a graduate of South Philadelphia High School. After graduating he enlisted in the […]

August 28, 2023

Grant, Reverend James A.

1939 – 2023 Reverend James A. Grant, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Joseph Parish, Warrington, died on Tuesday, August 22, 2023. Father Grant was born on January 25, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late William F. Grant, and the late Eleanor M. Griffin. Father Grant attended Saint Madeline Sophie Parochial School, Philadelphia, […]