56d0292ad030c.imageChristine Carcia of Yardley, Pa. passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. She was 58.

Born in New York, N.Y., Mrs. Carcia had lived in Yardley for the past 27 years. She was employed as an accountant for the Pa. Department of Transportation.

Christine was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church.

Daughter of the late Joseph DiDomenico, she is survived by her loving husband, Vincent F. Carcia; her mother, Antoinette Testa DiDomenico of New York; four children, Danielle and husband, Marc Dickerson, Antoinette and husband, Mark D’Agostino, and Mallory and Alyssa Carcia, all of Yardley, Pa.; two brothers, Mario DiDomenico of Long Island, N.Y. and Joseph DiDomenico of Bronx, N.Y.; three sisters, Palma Giannone of Bronx, N.Y., Edith Trosa and Joanne DiDomenico, both of Lake Carmel, N.Y.; her niece, AnnMarie Longo of Morrisville, Pa.; as well as many more nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her memorial Mass at 11 a.m., Monday, February 29, at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Morrisville, PA 19067. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Washington Crossing National Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday evening, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Monday morning at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Mrs. Carcia’s name to Lungevity online at http://lungevity.donordrive.com/index.cfm fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=16181.

56bb116d8b8d8.imageMartha Sabol passed away surrounded by her loving family Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at her home. She was 89.

Born in Oneida, Pa., Mrs. Sabol was a resident of Morrisville for the past 50 years, and was a founding member of Saint John the Evangelist Church.

She was a devoted Catholic with strong faith and beliefs. She devoted her entire life to her faith and her family. Everyone gravitated to her home because she was always supportive, kind, and very giving.

Mrs. Sabol truly adored her family and was always present for them. She was kind to everyone and was ready to help others, which she thrived on doing by preparing meals, baking, and making the holidays very special.

She enjoyed gardening, and vacations with her family. Mrs. Sabol was a great wife, and a doting grandmother.

Beloved wife of Joseph W. for 65 years, Mrs. Sabol was the loving mother of Marilyn Webster (the late Roger), Eileen Cipa, Jean Sabol, William J. Sabol (Carolyn), and Michele Rovny (David). She was the devoted grandmother of Craig (Jessie) and Cristen Cipa; Brett and Kyle Rovny; and the caring sister of Irene Prickitt.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, at James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown. Friends also may call again from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday, at Saint John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA 19067, where her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. The Rite of Committal will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions in Mrs. Sabol’s name be made to Saint John the Evangelist Church at the above address.

56bb116d3ed0b.imageMarie T. ‘Aunt Sissy’ Esslinger of Morrisville passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Aria Torresdale Hospital, Philadelphia. She was 89.

Born in Philadelphia, she had lived in Warminster, Pa. before moving to Morrisville 30 years ago.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed in retail sales with Hallmark, Clover, Butch’s Auction, and J.C. Penney.

She was a graduate of Little Flower High School in Philadelphia and a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Yardley.

Mrs. Esslinger enjoyed puzzles, mystery books, and cryptograms. She simply loved chocolate.

Daughter of the late Thomas and Marie (Manning) Burke, wife of the late Edward F. Esslinger, and mother of the late Edward T. Esslinger, she is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie M. and Andrew W. Johnsen of Morrisville, and Helen and Charles Vogel of Hatboro, Pa.; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas E. and Quiettra Esslinger of Mount Royal, N.J.; a daughter-in-law, Karene Esslinger; a sister and brother-in-law, Monica and Joseph Gangloff of Philadelphia; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Burke and Regina Burke; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Yardley. Interment will follow in St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont, Pa. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Mrs. Esslinger’s name be send to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 31805, or to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104.