Obituaries for Kovacs Funeral Home Obituary for Anthony G. MortellitiANTHONY G. MORTELLITI Pharmacist Anthony Gaetano, age 85, on August 24, 2015. A Delaware County resident since 1956. Born and raised in South Philadelphia and a graduate of South Philadelphia High School and the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (1951). He then served as a pharmacist in the U.S. Army 28th General Hospital during the Korean Conflict. Following his Honorable Discharge, he was a co-owner/operator of Union Avenue Pharmacy in Lansdowne and Union Discount Drug in Aldan, until his retirement in 1999. He was dedicated to his profession, serving the Delaware County Pharmacy Association (Board Member 30 years, President 1976-1977), and Delegate to the Pennsylvania Pharmacy Association (10 years). He was also dedicated to his alma mater, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, serving as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the College, and on the Board of Directors and as President of the Alumni Association. He was a recipient of the Ivor Griffith Award. He was also a Fellow of the American College of Apothecaries. He was predeceased by his parents, Pietro and Concetta (nee Donato) Mortelliti. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Frances (nee Giacobbe), his three children, Andrea Call, Stephen (Nina) Mortelliti, and Laura (John) Iwasyk, and nine grand-children. He is also survived by this sister, Natalie Watson. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a Viewing on Saturday, August 29 at 9:30 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Church, 2130 Franklin Ave, Morton, PA 19070. Interment at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to PCP Research, USP, c/o Institutional Advancement, 600 S. 43rd St., Phila., PA 19104.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e98f371753Obituary for Thomas DiMarco1924-2015 Thomas DiMarco Retired Stone Mason Thomas DiMarco, 90, died on August 19, 2015, after a brief illness. Born in Ardmore, PA, Mr. DiMarco was a resident of Springfield since 1954. He started working with the family company as a young man, where he learned to become a stone mason. Eventually he took over the management of the business, Alfonso DiMarco & Son, in Ardmore, PA, until his retirement in 1990. Tom was an Army veteran of WWII. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, as well as using his exercise bike. He was devoted to his family and to his dogs, especially his new puppy, Charlee. He is survived by two daughters, Veronica Prentice, Sandra Hinkle, three sons, Thomas (Ann), Dennis, and Richard (Cheryl) DiMarco, 13 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Tom was predeceased by his wife, Veronica (nee Boyle) DiMarco in 2002 and a son, Michael DiMarco. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Monday, August 24, after 9:00 AM at the Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064, until the time of his funeral service at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to the Childrens’ Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, P.O. Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=94d8371370Obituary for Anna May HarfordAnna May Harford Supervisor Mrs. Anna May (nee Weber) Harford, 98, died on August 10, 2015 at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, PA. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Mrs. Harford was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls. She lived in Philadelphia most of her life, moving to Englewood, FL after her retirement. She occasionally spent time with her niece, Mary Ann Niemi, in Springfield, PA the last 13 years. Mrs. Harford was a supervisor for the Publickers Distillery in Philadelphia where she retired after 48 years. She attended St. Francis of Assisi Church in Springfield. She loved to look at the ocean in Sea Isle City, NJ. She enjoyed playing cards, especially Pinochle, and also playing Bingo. She loved to visit the Virgin Islands and Florida. She is survived by two nieces, Helen McBride and Mary Ann Niemi, and many great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Harford. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday, August 14, after 9:00 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 136 Saxer Avenue, Springfield, PA followed immediately by her funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 555 North Lane, Suite 5010, Conshohocken, PA 19428.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=4524370602Obituary for Jacqueline D. KellieMs. Jacqueline D. Kellie, 29, died suddenly on August, 10, 2015, at her home in Springfield Pa. Born in Darby, Pa, Ms. Kellie was a lifelong resident of Springfield where she graduated from Springfield High School in 2004. Everyone recognized her artist talents, she attended the Venus School of Beauty in Aston Pa. She became a hair stylist at the Chameleon Salon in Media and also worked as a notary for the Kathy Hunter Insurance and Tags in Ridley. She enjoyed her time with her family and her dog, Buddy. She is survived by her parents, Joseph Kellie and Carol Pagnottelli(nee Clatterbaugh) of Springfield, PA, Step father, Michael J. Pagnottelli Sr. of Havertown PA, one brother Joseph D. Kellie, of Havertown PA. one step-brother, Michael J. Pagnottelli Jr. of Conshohocken, A very special cousin Lisa Gradizio-Waltz. She is also by survived by several aunts, uncles,and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Saturday, August 15, 2015 after 9:00 AM at the Kovacs Funeral Home Inc. 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064 until her funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA .http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3022370674Obituary for Rebecca Anne Davison1990-2015 Rebecca Anne Davison Ms. Rebecca Anne Davison, 25, formerly of Springfield, PA, died on August 8, 2015 in Florida as the result of a traffic accident. Born in Drexel Hill, Ms. Davison was a graduate of Springfield High School in 2008 and later received a Certification in Dialysis in 2011 from the Delaware County Community College. She had resided in Florida for six months. She will be remembered for her talents in music, art, and on many athletic fields. Her family and friends will also remember her smile and laughter, her generosity and compassion, and her love for her two children. She is survived by her parents Jim and Cindy Davison of Beaufort, NC (formerly of Springfield), her sister Jessica (Jonathan) Patton of Salisbury, NC, her grandmother Gussie Logue of Media, PA (formerly of Springfield ), her two children Anastasia Rose and Xavier Anthony Siravo, the father of her children James Siravo of Ridley Park, PA and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents James and Verna Davison and her maternal grandfather Robert Logue. Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, August 21, 2015, after 9:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, 356 Summit Road, Springfield, PA 19064, followed immediately by her memorial service at 11:00 AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rebecca Davison Memorial Fund for the well-being and education of her children Anastasia and Xavier. Donations may be made at any Wells Fargo bank branch. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=48af370871Obituary for Lucy F. CiccarelliLucy F. Ciccarelli Bank Teller Mrs. Lucy F. (nee Santoro) Ciccarelli, 88, died suddenly on July 15, 2015, in Rome, Italy while on vacation. Mrs. Ciccarelli was born in Philadelphia and was a graduate of South Philadelphia High School. She was a resident of Springfield since 1981. After moving to Springfield she became a bank teller at the PNC branch at the former Marple-Springfield Office, retiring in 1997. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Springfield before becoming a member of St. Dorothy Church in Drexel Hill. She was devoted to her family. She is survived by three children, Robert (Joan) Ciccarelli, Judith (Louis) Rovner, and Patricia (Frank) Masino, two sisters, Rose Moses and Rita Marcolongo, one brother, Fiore Santoro, six grandchildren, Lauren, Anthony, Alexis, Alex, Harrison, and Amanda and two great-grandchildren, Trey and Marissa. She was predeceased by her husband, Dale, in 1987. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, July 27, 2015, after 6:30 until 9:00 PM at the Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064. Relatives and friends may also call on Tuesday, July 28, after 9:30 AM at St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line, Drexel Hill, PA 19026, followed immediately by her funeral Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or at stjude.org/memorial. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=d60b369183Obituary for Roger K. ConantRoger K. “Skip” Conant Skip Conant was born in Toledo, Ohio on JanUARY 22, 1930, passed on July 13,2015 at his home and grew up in Drexel Hill, PA. He graduated from Upper Darby High school in 1947, and later attended night school at Temple University. Skip was initially employed by Atlantic Refining Company as a purchasing agent. On Feb 3, 1951 Skip married his sweetheart, Ginny Phillips. They started a family two years later and then moved to Springfield, PA. The Conants were blessed with five daughters, Betsy, Cathy, Carol, Nancy and Christy. Skip was quite active at the Drexel Hill Baptist Church - teaching Sunday school, participating in the young adult group and singing in the choir. Over the years Skip led nature walks at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge (Tinicum). He also led walks at Eagles Mere, Ricketts Glen, and World's End State Park. Skip was a wonderful naturalist. Music was another one of Skip's passions. He loved all types of music especially Mozart. Skip also had a beautiful tenor voice. He and his wife Ginny sang duets and shared their love of music with their daughters. For many years Skip played softball in the Drexel Hill Baptist Church league. He enjoyed sports including ice hockey, which he coached and played for a number of years. Skip taught at the Main Line Night School after retirement. He taught bird watching, 'Mozart and His Music,' and Civil War History. Skip's classes were very interesting and informative. Many happy summers were spent by the Conant family on Dutch Mountain. It was a blessing for them to travel to north central PA each year where Skip shared his love of nature with others. Skip is survived by his wife Ginny, 5 daughters, 10 grand-children and 3 great-grandchildren. Donations in his memory may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, 101 Greenwood Ave., Suite 200, Jenkintown, PA 19046 or to the Springfield Baptist Church Deacon's Fund at 184 N. Norwinden Drive, Springfield Pa 19064 Interment was private. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=2e18368601Obituary for Michael L. SengerMichael Senger 1955-2015 Mr Michael L. Senger, 59, died suddenly on June 29,2015 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr Pa. Born In Philadelphia, Mr Senger was a resident of Don Guanella Village in Springfield Pa for over 50 years. He was a great bowler and looked forward to his Monday night bowling outings. He enjoyed listening to music, especially the Beatles and the Monkees. He was a fan of the Munster's & The Three Stooges TV shows. He loved the holidays and enjoyed celebrating them with his family and friends. He is survived by a sister, Kathleen (Terence) McGovern, a niece, Jessica (Kevin) Sauter ; two great nieces, and one great nephew. He was predeceased by his parents, Helen and Louis Senger. Relatives and friends are invitied to his viewing on Monday , July 6. after 9:00 am at Divine Providence Village, 686 Old Marple Rd , Springfield Pa 19064 followed immediately by his funeral mass at 10:00 am. Donations in his memory may be made to the C.K. Center, 20 E Cleveland Ave., Norwood, Pa 19074 http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=788b367775Obituary for Robert H. SmallRobert H. Small Former Springfield Resident Mr. Robert H. Small, 77, died on June 28, 2015 at his home in Broomall, PA after a lengthy illness. Mr. Small was a 1956 graduate of Springfield High School. He was a long time resident of Springfield before moving to Newtown Square and later to Broomall. For 30 years Mr. Small worked at Westinghouse Corporation in Essington in transportation and shipping. Later he became an automobile salesman for over 20 years, retiring in 2007. The Marine veteran served during the Viet Nam War. He was a member of AARP. Mr. Small was an avid sports fan. He especially enjoyed he Phillies. He saw his first game with the Philadelphia “A’s” Athletics. He was famous for his McSmall burgers. He loved horses and enjoyed fly fishing where he made his own flies. He is survived by a son, Ross Small of Broomall, three daughters, Meredith Small of Broomall, Heather Whitman of Downingtown, and Holly Small of Paoli, and five grandchildren, Linda Hart, Gabrielle Hill, Ross Small, Jr., and Ashley and Tyler Whitman. He was predeceased by his wife, Linda Small, in 1991. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 after 7:00 PM at the Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064. Family and friends are also invited to a viewing at the funeral home on Thursday, July 2 after 9:00 AM followed immediately by his funeral service at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=b057367423Obituary for Richard J. AtchisonRichard J. Atchison Mr. Richard J. Atchison, 82, of Springfield, PA died on June 26, 2015 at Crozer-Keystone Hospice Residence at Taylor Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Southwest Philadelphia, Mr. Atchison graduated from Bartram High School and Pierce Jr. Business College. He was a resident of Philadelphia before moving to Springfield over 45 years ago. He was the owner and operator of Atchison’s Luncheonette in Southwest Philadelphia. He later was employed by Conrail in 1963 until his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Springfield. He was a master carpenter as well as a barbeque master. He enjoyed music and was devoted to his family and to maintaining his home. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Susan (nee Mellon) Atchison, two daughters, Jennifer of Germany and Jessica Atchison of Springfield, one son, Jeff Atchison (Michelle) of Paoli, PA, and one cousin, Janet Vincins of Landenberg, PA. Also survived by four grandsons, Alexander and Jacob Barnes, and Brian and Garrett Atchison and several nieces, grand nieces and grand nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, after 7:00 PM at the Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA 19064. Friends and family are also invited to his visitation on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 after 10:00 AM at the Church of the Redeemer, 145 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA followed immediately by his funeral service at 11:00 AM. Entombment will be in Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall, PA. Donations in his memory may be made to the above named church Building Fund at the above listed address or the American Cancer Society, 480 Norristown Road, Suite 150, Blue Bell, PA 19422.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=1209367384