Catherine J. Lobefalo of Lower Makefield Township, died Thursday, May 23, 2013 at home. She was 86.

Born in Philadelphia, daughter of the late Gennaro and Anna Fusco Malcontento, she was formerly a longtime resident of Pennsauken, N.J. before moving to Lower Makefield seven years ago.

Mrs. Lobefalo was a homemaker and an active volunteer for the Deborah Heart and Lung Center.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lower Makefield.

Wife of the late Anthony J. Lobefalo, she is survived by two daughters, Theresa McVey (Bernard) of Ellicott City, Md. and Annette J. Capaci (Gerald) of Lower Makefield; a brother, Anthony Malcontento of Philadelphia; and four grandchildren, Andrew McVey, Tara McVey, Amanda Capaci and Catherine Capaci.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, friend and Mommom to many.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m., Tuesday, at St. John the Evangelist Church, Lower Makefield. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Pennsauken, N.J. Friends may call from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Ave. (River Road), Yardley, and from 9 a.m. until time of service, Tuesday, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA 19067.

5191f28fc8629.preview-300Joan Moonan-Hackman died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Spring Village at Floral Vale Assisted Living in Lower Makefield, Pa.

Born and raised in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of Anne and Joseph Culliton.

Joan was preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Robert J Moonan, who passed away in 1991. Her second husband, James Hackman, passed away in 2010 after 13 years of a loving marriage to Joan.

She is survived by her seven children and their spouses, Robert Moonan (Mary Jane), Coleen Moonan-Grogan (John), Thomas Moonan (Anne), Timothy Moonan (Nance), Elizabeth Anne Schachner (Steve), Michael Moonan (Susan), Matthew Moonan (Jacqueline); 21 grandchildren, Megan (Seth) and Kaitlin; Sean, Brendan, Ryan, and Seamus; Kevin, Deidre, Brian, Ellie; Timothy Jr., Jillian and Victoria, Shaun and Kyle; Lindsey, Lauren, Bridget, and Michael; Nicole and Danielle; and one great-grandchild, Logan.

Joan’s entire life was devoted to her family. Her favorite pastime was spending time at the shore with family and friends.

Joan served as chairman of The Hibbert Group from 1991 until 1998 and was a life long supporter of St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton. She was also a founding member of St. John the Evangelist parish in Lower Makefield, Pa.

The family expresses heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Spring Village at Floral Vale for their tender loving care of Joan for the past six and a half years.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Lower Makefield. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hamilton Township, N.J. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley, Pa. and on Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Contributions in Joan’s name may be made to St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ.

 

Donovan (Dorothy) 3Dorothy J. Donovan of Morrisville, PA died suddenly on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. She was 73.

She was the beloved wife of Richard C. Donovan for 48 years.

Born in Terre Haute, IN, she was the daughter of the late Hal M. and Dessia Jeffers Dunlap and sister of the late James L. Dunlap and Doris J. Fite.

Mrs. Donovan was a resident of Morrisville since 1968. She graduated from McKees Rocks High School located near Pittsburgh, Class of 1957. Being family oriented, she enjoyed the special times spent with her immediate family and her large extended family, plus she was very active with a close-knit circle of friends. She was loving and devoted to her grandchildren. Because she cared about them deeply, she had a special knack of making her family and friends feel at ease, and feel important to her. She enriched the lives of all of those close to her. She also had a natural talent for arts and crafts, particularly painting and sewing. For many years she had been active in genealogy of her extended family, and in assisting others to find information on their ancestors. In recent years,she got special enjoyment in time spent at the beach in and around Cape May, NJ. She was known as Dot to family and friends, and known as Mom-Mom to her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, neighbor, and friend.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her two daughters, Kathleen L. Richter of Sellersville, PA and Kelly L. Cantwell and her husband, Bryan, of Churchville, PA. She is also survived by her five loving grandchildren, Allison and Adam Richter, Sam, Emily and Sarah Cantwell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday evening, May 13, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Road), Richboro, PA 18954 and Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA 19067 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM.

Interment will take place at Union Cemetery, Richboro, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111.