Obituaries for Kovacs Funeral Home Obituary for Lawrence G. GalvinMr. Lawrence G. Galvin, 88, of Springfield, PA, died on October 13, 2014 at Little Flower Manor in Darby, PA. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Mr. Galvin was a graduate of North Catholic High School in Pittsburgh as well as Duquesne University. Before moving to Springfield in 2009, Mr. Galvin was a long time resident of Mount Laurel, NJ. He was retired as East Coast Regional Manager of the Morton Salt Company after forty years of service. He was a member of St. Kevin Church in Springfield. He was a Navy veteran of WWII. He entered the U.S. Navy as a mine sweeper at the age of 17. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening, and playing bridge. He was devoted to his family. He spent his winters in Naples, FL and his summers in Long Beach Island, NJ, and was member of AARP. He is survived by two sons, Larry Galvin and Michael (Denise) Galvin, a daughter, Kathy (Carl) Unger, a brother, Jim Galvin, and two sisters, Patty Morse and Mary Anne Gibbs, grandfather of Lauren, Meghan, Kelly, Carl, Kimberly, Christie, and Ashlee, and great-grandfather of Declan. He was predeceased by his wife, Audrey in 2009 and a sister, Barb McKelvey in 2012. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday, October 16, after 9:30 AM at St. Kevin Church, 200 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064 until the time of his funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA 19064. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=4408345059Obituary for Ken J. OngsuengKen J. Ongsueng Ken fought a long hard battle with leukemia after being diagnosed in January of 2013. Ken was a beloved father, son, a loyal and trustworthy husband, brother,friend, and much more. Ken touched every single person he met both in his nursing career and his personal life with his golden heart. Ken was always making tough situations lighthearted. Ken's favorite saying was:"WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER." Ken you fought and it made you stronger, you are our angel now. Rest in peace Ken. You will be missed. We love you Ken. Ken is survived by his one year old daughter, Natalie Joy Ongsueng. His wife Jenna, His parents Johnny and Carmen Ongsueng, his two sisters Karen and Kelly Ongsueng, his niece Hannah and Nephew Caleb and many friends. Thank you to those who gave Ken unconditional love, support, and fought alongside him unconditionally. Thank you for fighting with Ken beyond 42 days and more. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing at the Kovacs funeral Home 530 W. Woodland Ave Springfield Pa 19064 on Saturday, October 11, 2014 after 10:00 AM followed immediately by his funeral service at 12:00 PM. Intement will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA 19064. In Lieu of Flowers donations, please donate to ICLA DiSsilva Foundation (WWW.ICLA.ORG) or the Be the Match Foundation (WWW.BETHEMATCH.ORG)http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=f358344491Obituary for Thomas E. RemickMr. Thomas E. Remick, 83, of Springfield, died on September 13, 2014 at Springfield Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Remick was a graduate of South Catholic High School for Boys. He was a resident of Springfield for over forty years. Mr. Remick was a sheet metal worker at Boeing Aircraft in Morton and Ridley Park before his retirement. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Devoted to his Catholic faith, he was a member of St. Kevin Church in Springfield. Mr. Remick was a member of the Knights of Columbus De La Salle Council #590. Mr. Remick was the beloved husband of the late Dottie (nee Moore) Remick. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles and Notre Dame football. He is survived by his son, Timothy C. Remick and his daughter-in-law, Marian Remick of Brookhaven, PA. He was a life long friend of the late James Brawley. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, after 9:30 AM at St. Kevin Church, 200 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064 followed immediately by his funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to Saint Kevin Church at the address listed above.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=184f342246Obituary for Eric D. WellerRelatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the funeral home, 530 W. Woodland Ave., Springfield, PA 19064 after 10:00 am followed by his funeral service at 11:00 am. Interment in Media Cemetery, Media, PA. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=35d7342154Obituary for Garrett "Gary" R. HartzellGarrett “Gary” R. Hartzell Mr. Garrett R. “Gary” Hartzell, 46, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Born and raised in Springfield he was a graduate of Springfield High School in 1987. He was an active member of the Springfield Ambulance Corps and the Springfield Fire Company for many years. He had been employed in the areas of dispatching and supervision in the emergency transportation field. Gary was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He loved and enjoyed times with his family. He was a truly good person, always sensitive to the needs of others. He will be sorely missed. The beloved son of Richard and Lynne (nee Herd) Hartzell, he is also survived by his two sons, Matthew and Jarod and their mother, Deborah Hartzell; his sister, Christine (Michael) Jones; and his fiancé, Theresa Perazza and her son, Nicholas Ball. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Friday, September 5, from 9:00 to 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, 356 Summit Road, Springfield, PA 19064, immediately followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am. Interment will be private. The family requests no flowers. Instead, contributions can be made in Garrett’s memory to the Deacon’s Fund at First Presbyterian Church at the above address.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=2430341004Obituary for Conchetta R. "Connie" WorrellConchetta R. Worrell On August 18, 2014, Conchetta “Connie” R. (nee Marciano) Worrell,75 formerly of Collingdale, PA, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Worrell, loving mother to James C. (Christine) Worrell and Bradley W. (Deborah) Worrell, grandmother of 8. She enjoyed cooking, baking, knitting and puzzles. Relatives and friends are invited to meet at the Kovacs Funeral Home 530 W Woodland Ave Sprinfield Pa. 19064 on Thursday, August 21, at 12:30 pm to proceed to a graveside service at 1:00 PM at Holy Cross Cemetery, 626 Bailey Road, Yeadon, PA 19050.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=33ac339885Obituary for Ethel M. MaynesEthel M. Maynes “Aunt Honey” Homemaker Mrs. Ethel M. (nee Traynor) Maynes, 85, died on July 24, 2014 at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, PA. Born in Haddon Heights, NJ, Mrs. Maynes was a graduate of Hallahan High School in Philadelphia, PA. She was a former resident of Folsom for 40 years before moving to Springfield in 2001. She was a member of AARP and St. Kevin Church, where she was very active. She was a beach lover and was devoted to her family. She enjoyed following her family and extended family through Facebook. She is survived by a son, Gary T. Maynes of Clarksburg, NJ, a daughter, Lynn Maynes Lanciano of Springfield, PA, a daughter, Susan Maynes Barbella of West Chester, PA, and a son, Jack Maynes of Mt. Laurel, NJ; four sisters, Peggy Ferguson of Paulsboro, NJ, Marie Elder, of Ridley Park, PA, Helen Traynor of Deerfield Beach, FL and Cass Hebling of Coconut Creek, FL, as well as 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her husband, John “Buckley” Maynes in 1988. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, July 28, 2014, after 9:30 AM at St. Kevin Church, 200 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064 followed immediately by her funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Kevin Church at the above address. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=9db0337522Obituary for Leona M. "Lee" JohnsonLeona M. “Lee” (nee Jones) Johnson, 92, a resident of Springfield passed into her Savior's presence on July 15, 2014. She was a Registered Nurse who taught nursing at the Buffalo General Hospital nursing program and LPNs in the New York state BOCE program. She was a graduate of the University of Buffalo (B.S.N. & M.S.N.) and Garfield Memorial High School, Wilkes-Barre. She also attended college-level nursing training at Columbia University and NY Polyclinic. Lee served nearly five years in the US Navy Nurse Corps during WWII and was recalled for the Korean Conflict. Lt j.g. Johnson served at Naval hospitals in Gulf Port MS; at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital; and as the Orthopedic Ward Nurse in Charge, Camp Lejeune NC. As a civilian nurse she served as Supervisor of the Medical-Surgical floor at the NY Polyclinic Hospital; and later at Millard Fillmore Suburban and Mercy Hospitals in the Buffalo NY region. The Johnsons were longtime residents of Williamsville NY before they retired to Fayetteville NC in 1984 where they resided until 2010 when they moved to Springfield PA. Lee was active in her churches - Hedstrom Memorial Baptist in Buffalo NY; Fayetteville Christian Church in Fayetteville NC; and most recently at Springfield Baptist Church, Springfield PA. She was the daughter of the late William & Martha Jones of Wilkes-Barre, PA. She was the last of four siblings - Martha, Leona, Ruth, and Robert. Lee was married to George G. Johnson for 64 years and they had two sons: Rev. Wylie W. Johnson of Springfield, PA, and George R. Johnson of Sterling VA. The Johnson's also were blessed with six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Baptist Church, 184 N. Norwinden Drive, Springfield, PA 19064 or to Fayetteville Christian Church, 4308 Rosehill Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28311. A memorial service is planned at the Kovacs Funeral Home, 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064 on July 24th. Visiting time 7-8 pm, service at 8 pm. There will be a private interment at Arlington National Cemetery with military honors.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3057336777Obituary for Antoinette Del ColloMrs. Antoinette (nee Giuffre) Del Collo, 86, died on July 10, 2014, at the Broomall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. Del Collo was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School. She was a resident of Springfield for 57 years. Mrs. Del Collo was a former seamstress in the Philadelphia clothing industry and later was a cashier at the former Martel’s Food Market in Springfield. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Springfield. She enjoyed baking and cooking and also taking trips to the casinos. She is survived by a son, John (Michele) Del Collo, of Thornton, PA, a daughter, Jennifer (James) Frost, of Springfield, PA, and four grandchildren, Brian and Kerri Del Collo and Courtney and Erica Frost. She was predeceased by her husband, John Del Collo, in 2008. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday, July 15, after 9:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 136 Saxer Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064 followed immediately by her funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to Life Choice, 200 Dryden Rd., Suite 3300, Dresher, PA 19025 (www.lifechoicehospice.com). http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=d6e1336220Obituary for Ronald "Jerry" ParsonsMr. Ronald “Jerry” Parsons, 86, died on July 5, 2014 at Springfield Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Peoria, IL, Mr. Parsons was a graduate of Woodruff High School. He was a former resident of Glenolden and later moved to Springfield, PA in 1965. For over 42 years he was employed by American Airlines in Philadelphia, retiring as an operations agent in 1993. He was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Springfield. The WWII Navy veteran was a member of the Springfield American Legion Post #227. He was also a member of the Quiet Birdmen of America as well as the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Stearman Owners Club. He served as a volunteer at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA. After his retirement he drove for the Krapf charter bus company as well as others. He enjoyed soaring, flying planes, helicopters and seaplanes. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Louise (nee Reichert) Parsons, a son, Eric Parsons of Valley Village, CA, a grandson, Andrew Kaminskas of Broomall, PA. He was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Elaine Parsons. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Saturday, July 12, after 10:00 AM at the Church of the Redeemer, 145 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PAa 19064 immediately followed by his funeral service at 11:00 AM. Inurnment will be in the church memorial garden. Donations in his memory may be made to the Church of the Redeemer at the above address. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=7235336052