Obituaries for Kovacs Funeral Home Obituary for Barbara J. BergerBarbara J. Berger Ms. Barbara J. Berger, 57, died on November 14, 2105, surrounded by her family. Born in Drexel Hill, PA, Ms. Berger was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She was a 1976 graduate of Springfield High School. Ms. Berger was close to her family. She enjoyed cooking and crocheting and was an avid reader. She is survived by a sister, Sue (Mark) Uleau, and two brothers, Bob (Denise) Berger and Bruce (Cara) Berger. She is also survived by 8 nieces and nephews and one great nephew. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Tuesday, November 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Kovacs Funeral Home, Inc., 530 W. Woodland Avenue, Springfield, PA. They may also call on Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 am followed immediately by her funeral service at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will be in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to the Delaware County Special Olympics, 307 Lenox Rd., Havertown, PA 19083. for Katherine PanebiancoKatherine Panebianco, 90, of Ponte Vedra, FL joined her husband, Albert R. Panebianco in eternal rest during the early hours of November 8, 2015. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her family. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Katherine was the daughter of Philip D'Agostino and wife Concetta Martina, who predeceased her. Following her 1947 wedding to Albert, Katherine attended Wilfred Academy of Hair & Beauty Culture, followed by a period as a hair dresser. After the birth of their first child, she spent nearly 20 years at home lovingly raising their three children. In 1971, Katherine started a part-time clerical position at the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. She was a dutiful employee for upwards of 17 years, rising to a supervisor responsible for overseeing the orders of academic materials. Katherine and her husband enjoyed spending time away from work in their home at the Jersey Shore, and with their children and grandchildren, who affectionately referred to her as ‘Mom Mom’. Katherine also crocheted and embroidered, and cooked generous meals for her family and friends; the latter of which she continued through her last days, earning her a reputation for the best Italian food in the family. In addition to her parents, Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Albert R. Panebianco. Left to celebrate her memory are her children, son, Albert (Mary) Panebianco of Matthews, NC; daughters, Michele (Robert) MacDade of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Denise (Ray) Butler of Clifton Heights, PA; sister, Eleanor D'Agostino of Bridgeton, NJ; brothers, Samuel (Agnes) D'Agostino of Bridgeton, NJ, Joseph (Sue) D'Agostino of Bridgeton, NJ, Bob (Iris) D'Agostino of Katy, TX; 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday November 21 ,at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 136 Saxer Ave., Springfield, PA 19064. Visitation will be at 10:00 AM, followed by a funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Inurnment will be in SS Peter and Paul Cem. Springfield Pa In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 60 E. 56th St., 8th Floor, New York, New York 10022 or for Rev. Joseph C. Dalton, Jr.Reverend Joseph C. Dalton passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on November 6, 2015. Rev. Dalton was born in Chester, PA to Joseph and Agnes Dalton, on October 29, 1931 and was a member of North Chester Baptist Church. Joe graduated from Nether Providence High School in 1949. He then entered the Air Force and served as a B-36 radar mechanic. Rev. Dalton was licensed for Gospel Ministry in 1953 and ordained at West Handley Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. He received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Bible from Philadelphia College of Bible in 1962. The first church he pastored was Crum Lynne Baptist. After that, he went on to pastor at First Baptist of Seaford, DE, Congressional Heights Baptist of Rockville, MD, First Welsh Baptist Church of Taylor, PA, the First Baptist of Harrison Valley, and Brookhaven Baptist in Brookhaven, PA. Rev. Dalton was the pastor at Victoria Chapel in Springfield, PA when he passed. Joe served Victoria for over 30 years. He also served as interim pastor at Ridley Park Baptist, Upland Baptist, Reading First Baptist, and Prospect Hill Baptist. Joe was a member of the State and Regional Boards of American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware. Joe served as a volunteer EMT for both the Brookhaven and Parkside Companies. Reverend Dalton is preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Foster. He is survived by his wife, Maryanne Dalton; his sister, Doris Simmonds; his children, Debi (John), Judi (Terry), Kathy, Betsi, Dave, Jay (Connie), Stefanie (Larry); his grandchildren, Andrew Joseph (Danielle), Angela, Jonathon (Mary), Caroline, Samuel, Dylan and Eli; his great grandchildren , Jared, Victoria, Joey and Aubree. Joe was an avid train enthusiast and gardener. He also enjoyed studying about history, reading about history, and talking about history. He loved music and spending time with his family. Joe loved the Church, and dedicated his life to living his faith. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Victoria Chapel, 1459 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA, 19064 and/or to Upland Baptist Church, 325 Main Street, Upland, PA 19015. A service will be held on November 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Upland Baptist Church, 325 Main Street, Upland, PA 19015. The faimly will be greeting after the service. Interment will be private for Dora SteaMs. Dora Stea, 94, died on November 2, 2015, in Lima, PA. Born in Philadelphia, Ms. Stea attended South Philadelphia High School. She resided in Lima since 2013. Prior to that she was a resident of Drexel Hill for three years after living most of her life in Philadelphia. She was a bookkeeper for Cuthbertson in Philadelphia for over 30 years. Ms. Stea was a former member of St. Monica Church. She is survived by two nephews, two nieces, and many great-nieces and great-nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Friday, November 6, 2015, after 9:00 AM at the funeral home. Her funeral service will follow immediately at 10:00 AM. Interments will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. Donations in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. for Robert Howard ScottROBERT H. SCOTT Robert H. Scott, 61, of Springfield, PA, passed from this life to the life eternal on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Penn Presbyterian Hospital of Philadelphia as the result of an automobile accident. Bob was born on April 16, 1954 in Philadelphia, the son of E. Howard Scott, Jr. and Elizabeth Heine Scott. He grew up in Swarthmore, PA. A 1972 graduate of Swarthmore High School, he enjoyed being a Boy Scout and playing the trumpet in the Swarthmore High School band. His family spent summers in the Poconos near Jim Thorpe. He always thought of those years as some of his best memories. He achieved his Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA, in 1976, and his certificate in Medical Technology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Allied Health Sciences in 1978. Since then he had been employed by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, first in the blood bank, and for the last 21 years in the Palmeri Metabolic Lab. Bob married his wife, Marie, on July 11, 1981, at Woodland Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, where he was also an ordained elder. They had two children, Amy and Laura, and recently welcomed a grandson, Vincenzo. Bob was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church in Springfield, PA, where he was a member of the Men’s Group and participated in many committee positions. Bob and his wife participated in several mission trips to Puerto Rico sponsored by Volunteers in Mission. He also sang in the Chancel Choir for many years. He was a dedicated husband, father, Pop Pop, and friend. He was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling both in this country and abroad, and most of all loved spending time with his family. He was a great man and his family misses him very much. Robert is survived by his wife of 34 years, Marie Gallup Scott, D.M.D.; daughter Amy Marie Scott, of Marlton, NJ; and daughter Laura McManus, son-in-law Kyle C. McManus, and grandson Vincenzo C. McManus, of Woodlyn, PA. He is also survived by several cousins and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be held at Covenant United Methodist Church at 2:30 PM on Sunday, November 8, 2015. This will be preceded by a calling hour to greet the family beginning at 1:30 PM. Interment will be in the Memorial Garden of Covenant United Methodist Church immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Covenant United Methodist Church, 212 W. Springfield Rd., Springfield, PA 19064 or to Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1485 Valley Forge Road Wayne, Pa. 19087 for Andrew J. GoleashAndrew J. Goleash Arborist Mr. Andrew J. Goleash, 44, of Exton, PA, died suddenly on October 15, 2015, in Elverson, PA. Born in Drexel Hill, PA, Mr. Goleash was a graduate of Henderson High School in West Chester, PA, in 1989. He attended Delaware County Community College. He was a resident of Exton for the last 41 years. He was an arborist for over 15 years. Mr. Goleash belonged to the Anytime Fitness Gym. He was a body builder for many years, working out physically every day. He had a love of motor cycles and enjoyed sports, especially the Philadelphia Flyers and the Dallas Cowboys. He will be remembered for his unique sense of humor. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy (nee Larkin) Goleash, two brothers, Frank(Margaret) and John Goleash, a niece, Kelsey Goleash, and two nephews, Dillon and Kevin Goleash. He was predeceased by his father, Francis P. Goleash, in 2012. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Wednesday, October 21, after 9:30 AM at St. Kevin Church, 200 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA, 19064 followed immediately by his funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery Springfield Pa Donations in his memory may be made to the Chester County SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. for Margaret M. LambMargaret M. Lamb On October 11, 2015, Margaret (nee McLaughlin) Lamb of Springfield, PA, survived by husband, Ralph; daughter, Sheldrake (Peter) McDaniel; sister, Constance; brother, John (Treva); sister-in-law, Barbara Heller. Private interment. for Wanda WoodcockWanda Woodcock Caterer Mrs. Wanda (nee Laskoski) Woodcock, 94, died on October 11, 2015, in Ocean City, NJ. Born in Quakertown, Mrs. Woodcock lived in Springfield, PA from 1958 to 2015 before moving to Ocean City, NJ in February. She was a caterer all of her adult life. She was a member of the Church of the Redeemer in Springfield. Mrs. Woodcock loved to work and to cook, especially for family and holiday dinners. She is survived by three daughters, Marcella Prestianne (Robert) of Media, PA, Barbara Davis (William) of Hot Springs, AK, and Kathleen Cross (Robert) of Ocean City, NJ; four grandchildren, Benjamin Holsopple (Gina), Christine Holsopple, Jennifer Howell (Barry), and Robert B. Cross, Sr.; and eight great-grandchildren, Charles Holsopple, Luke Holsopple, James Holsopple, Grace Howell, Andrew Vowell, Matthew Vowell, Hannah Cross, Robert B. Cross, Jr., and sister-in-law, Martha Laskoski. She was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin Woodcock, in 2003. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, October 19, 2015, after 12:00 PM at the Church of the Redeemer, 145 W. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA 19064 followed immediately by her funeral service at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in Glenwood Memorial Gardens, Broomall, PA. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Delaware County SPCA, 555 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PAa 19063 or the American Heart Association, One Penn Center, 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Ste. 700 Philadelphia, PA 19103. for Paul J. MichaleniczPaul J. Michalenicz Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Saturday, October 3, 2015, after 10:00 AM at the funeral home followed immediately by his funeral service at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. for William H. Barnes, Jr.1942-2015 William H. Barnes, Jr. UPS Driver Mr. William H. Barnes, Jr., 72, died suddenly on September 26, 2015, at Springfield Hospital. Born in Chester, PA, Mr. Barnes was a graduate of St. James High School. He later attended LaSalle College. He was a resident of Springfield for 47 years. Mr. Barnes was a driver for United Parcel Service for over 20 years in West Chester, retiring in 2007. He was a member of St. Kevin Church in Springfield. He was a member of the West End Boat Club and the Riverside Yacht Club, both in Essington, PA, and was also a member of Longwood Gardens. An avid outdoorsman he enjoyed fishing. He was a licensed charter boat captain. He is survived by a son, Andrew Barnes of Lancaster, a daughter, Stephanie (Barnes) Morgan of Cedar Rapids, IA, 5 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Loretta Barnes, and his parents, William H., Sr. and Josephine Barnes. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday, October 2, 2015, after 10:00 am at St. Kevin Church, 400 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064, followed immediately by his funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Interment will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Parkinson Council, 111 Presidential Blvd., Suite 141, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 or at