Armand J. Balestrieri EButchieF 61 years old of Phoenixville, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2012. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Herman and Mary ETrovatoF Balestrieri.
Butchie had a passion for music and could play his guitar and the piano without reading music. He loved listening to his favorites, the Beatles and Elvis, and enjoyed every chance to spend time with his family.
He is survived by two sisters, Marie Benninghoff and her husband, Roy, Dolores Morrison and her husband, Bob; three nephews; three niece; and seven great-nephews and nieces.
Relatives and friends were invited to his viewing on Thursday, Dec. 27, from 9 to 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 16 S. Spring Garden St., Ambler, and to attend his funeral Mass at 10 a.m. His interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham.
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Schneider Funeral Home of Hatboro. kavy League, the Jenkintown Rotary Club and the Hatboro vMCA.
Walter enjoyed hiking, camping and travel with his family and friends. Residents of Rydal Park since 2004, he and his wife continued to appreciate the outdoors.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Abington Presbyterian Church, Old vork and Susquehanna roads, Abington. Friends will be received after the service. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Abington Presbyterian Church, 1082 Old vork Road, Abington, PA 19001.
Arrangements were by Baron Rowland Funeral Home in Abington.
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Friends and family were received on Thursday evening, Dec. 20, 2012, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Caramenico Funeral Home Inc., Main and Walnut streets., korristown, Pa., and Friday morning, Dec. 21, 2012, from 9 to 9:50 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 714 Dehalb Pike, korristown, Pa. Mass followed at 10 a.m. Burial took place in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
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She shared an interest in traveling with her husband. They both thoroughly enjoyed celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary by traveling Europe on a riverboat cruise.
They also had a common interest in listening to classical music, especially classical organ music.
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She was also a dedicated card player and member of the Ann’s Choice Euchre Club.
Mary is survived by her loving husband, Thomas; her family, daughter Sherrill Huston EStevenF and her son, Thomas Sanders Jr. EMaryF. She was the devoted grandmother of Stephanie Alt EJasonF, Scott Huston EElizabethF, and hate, Ruth, Ben, and Luke Sanders; and great-grandmother of Margaret and Elizabeth Alt. She is also survived by a sister, Phyllis Weibel EHermanF; and a brother, James Shaffer EMarilynF.
A memorial service for friends and family will be announced.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 877 Street Road, Southampton, PA 18966.
James J. McGhee Funeral Home Southampton.