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, […]

August 25, 2023

Harrison, Permanent Deacon A. Gerald

Retired Deacon A. Gerald Harrison passed away on August 18, 2023, at the age of 90. He was ordained on May 25, 1986, by His Eminence John Cardinal Krol, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Peter and Paul, Philadelphia. He was assigned to Saints Peter and Paul Parish, West Chester, where he remained until his […]

August 14, 2023

Silcox, Reverend John D.

Reverend John D. Silcox, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Laurence Parish, Upper Darby, died on Thursday, August 10, 2023.

August 9, 2023

Hickey, Reverend Gregory J.

Reverend Gregory J. Hickey, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe, died on Thursday, August 3, 2023. Father Hickey was born on August 10, 1947, in Darby, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Joseph T. Hickey and the late Helen G. Lockard. Father Hickey attended Saint Bernadette Parochial School, Drexel […]

July 31, 2023

Huynh, Permanent Deacon Trac Mai

Retired Deacon Trac Mai Huynh, died on July 22, 2023, he was 89 years old. Deacon Huynh was ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on June 4, 2000, by the Most Reverend Robert P. Maginnis. He was assigned to Saint Francis DeSales, Parish, Philadelphia, where he remained until his retirement on […]