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JoAnn Juliano ( )

This classmate has been reported deceased, but we have no further information. If anyone has details, please submit them to this website via the "contact us" feature. Thank you.
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Barbara S. Pernatin ( )

Birth Date: 1950-04-13
Deceased Date: 2003-09-09
April 13th, 1950 - September 9th, 2003
Information on this classmate's death was found by Roberta Braslow Storer on the Social Security Death Index. If anyone has details, please submit them to this website via the "contact us" feature. Thank you.
Cheryl Marples (Harris) - August 9th, 2013
I'm deeply saddened to hear  my first friend in first grade is no longer here.  We spent many happy hours together.  We were Brownies together, and I still remember a poem she learned way back when!

Jane Reed ( )

Birth Date: 1950-06-21
Deceased Date: 2012-03-23
June 21st, 1950 - March 23rd, 2012
Jane Catherine Reed. Born June 21, 1950. Died March 23, 2012. "She lived in Upper Darby with her parents for her entire life (until both parents passed away). She lived alone until she became very sick and unable to care for herself. She then moved to Fair Acres. She was very gifted with crafts and painting. She taught in various bible schools and was involved in Explorer Girls. Jane loved writing poems about life. She enjoyed reading and loved animals. Her sudden death was a shock to all who knew her. Her memorial service was held at Llanerch Hills Chapel, her home church".

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Joel Alcoff

Birth Date: 2023-12-06
Deceased Date: 2013-01-17
1950 - January 17th, 2013
ALCOFF, M.D. JOEL M.: On Thursday, January 17, 2013; Beloved husband of Isabel Alcoff. Beloved father of Celia (Richard) Brown and Benjamin (Cara) Alcoff. Brother of Edward Alcoff. Grandfather of Alexander Brown, Jonah Brown and Avery Alcoff. With appreciation to his caregiver Christine Pennington. Dr. Alcoff practiced family medicine in Squirrel Hill for 25 years. He was also a retired Captain in the US Naval Reserves having served for 30 years. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Sunday at 10 AM. NO PRIOR VISITATION. Interment Homewood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Joel M. Alcoff Endowment Fund c/o JCC, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 333 E Carson St, #441e, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
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Patti-Jo (Mercier) Wike - June 5th, 2021
My sister, who graduated with Joel,  and I, met him, his brother and their wonderful family when we lived at Parklane East Apartments.  I will always remember his beautiful lettering. ( I tried to duplicate ) And his lovely Nanny that tailored my Mom's clothing. It is so sad to see he has gone. What a superb person he was. Much love to his family. 
Christine Pennington - April 19th, 2013
In memory of Joel Alcoff.  He is dearly missed.

John Antisavage, Jr.

Birth Date: 1950-03-15
Deceased Date: 1996-07-21
March 15th, 1950 - July 21st, 1996
John's death was reported to this website by George Taylor. We have no further details.
Fred Wickis - August 7th, 2013
John was one of the smartest guys I ever met particularly in math. We lost touch after high school, but I'd "bump" into him once in a great while as we lived near one another. I only saw him one time later in life after his military service I believe. He was in the hospital as he had been ill and I called on hospitals during my career with a pharmaceutical company. I remember him for being a good friend in high school and helping save my "rear end" in math numerous times. I always thought he would become one of the great mathmatical wizards of my lifetime.

Barbara Jarrett (Bergman)

Birth Date: 1950-02-04
Deceased Date: 2012-09-20
February 4th, 1950 - September 20th, 2012
Barbara Jarrett, age 62, of San Antonio, died Thursday, September 20, 2012.

As a registered nurse for over 40 years, she provided care in a variety of specialties.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Anna and Sydney Bergman.

Barbara is survived by her daughter Maya Braden, wife of Tim and mother of grandchildren Isabella and Jackson; by her son Adam Shaw and his girlfriend Nikki Sanders; her brother and sister-in-law, Garrett and Marilyn Bergman; and her niece and nephew, Aviva Moore and Ben Bergman.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
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1101 McCullough Ave.
Louise (Quinn) Harris - August 9th, 2013
Barbara Bergman was in my "Section" in 9th grade at Beverly Hills, Jr. High.  She and I were both on the Cheerleading Squad together and I remember that one of the cheerleaders had to wear the "Mascot" costume during the football games.  The BHJHS mascot was the "Buckskin" and the costume was about 20 pounds of suede and fringe (I  think there was even an old coon-skin hat involved, too) And of course, who ended up having to wear that heavy old costume, but probably the prettiest cheerleader of all, poor Barbara Bergman.  And she wore it well!  You were a good sport, Barbara Bergman.  Loved ya!

Donna Winans (Brackett)

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Kathy Presta (Brady)

Deceased Date: 2023-10-31
Kathleen "Kathy" (Brady) Presta, age 73, a longtime resident of Aston and a current resident of Garnet Valley, PA passed away on October 31, 2023. Kathy was born, raised and educated in Upper Darby, PA where she graduated from Upper Darby High School. She attended Penn State University and worked for many years at Crozer Chester Medical Center before her retirement. Kathy was an avid reader and enjoyed taking cruises and crocheting. Kathy enjoyed her involvement with the local Yoga Cancer support group and was fond of animals.

Kathy was the daughter of the late James and Dorothy Brady.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years; John Presta, 3 Children: John Presta Jr.,(Michelle) Deanne Walker (Patrick), and Michelle Presta, her mother-in-law: Helen Presta, 5 Grandchildren: Mason and Mia Walker, Meghan, Andrew, and Tyler Presta, and a brother: Neal Hoekstra.

Visitation: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 9:30-10:30am at the Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home 5980 Chichester Ave, Aston, PA 19014 Burial: Tuesday at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Aston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society.
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Joan Robyn Spina (Brown)

Birth Date: 2023-12-06
Deceased Date: 2012-01-31
1950 - January 31st, 2012
Obituary - Joan Robyn Brown, January 31, 2012, age 61, formerly of Drexel Hill, PA and Califon, NJ, beloved ex-wife of Dennis Spina, the dear mother of Joani Iselin of High Bridge NJ, Bryan Spina of High Bridge NJ and Dennis Spina of Brooklyn NY. Also beloved sister and best friend of Virginia Brown of Exton, PA, brothers Thomas Brown of Christiana, PA and Johnnie Lee Brown of Spring Hill, FL and the late Larry Brown. Also, beloved grandmothers of her children, Mrs. Alena Spina and Mrs. Marge Everett. Joan was also the grandmother of 5 grandchildren, Alex, Elliot, Alena, Oliver and Henry; she also had a niece Shannon Kaye and her children, and nephew Tom Brown and his child. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service on February 11th at 10:00 am at the following

Readington Reformed Church
124 Readington Road, Country Road 620
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

In leiu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Hunterdon Hospice Center in NJ
Kathy Buck Magee - July 16th, 2013
She was fun to know, a good friend .

joani iselin - May 27th, 2013
My mom was so wonderful!

Debbie Hanahan (Castellente)

Birth Date: 2023-12-06
Deceased Date: 2023-12-06
Louise (Quinn) Harris - August 9th, 2013
Debbie Castellente was a good friend and sometimes my "partner in crime".  She was always ready for a good laugh and a good time.  And, as I recall, could write a terrific poem.  Deb was a great girl and will be sorely missed.