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  • Popular neighborhoods in Philadelphia include: Avenue of the Arts, Callowhill, Chinatown, Fitler Square, Philadelphia, Franklintown, Logan Square, and Market East.

  • Philadelphia is also known as: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, and Philadelphia County / Philadelphia city.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Michael Nutter, who took office January 7th, 2008.

  • Philadelphia tourist attractions include: African American Museum in Philadelphia, Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Franklin Institute, and Rodin Museum.

Facts

  • Philadelphia has been featured in films like: The Sixth Sense (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Trading Places (1983), and 12 Monkeys (1995).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Kevin Bacon (musician and actor), Jon Udell (programmer), Jon Fishman (drummer and film score composer), Kobe Bryant (basketball player and athlete), Christopher Ferguson (astronaut), Scott J. Horowitz (astronaut), and James P. Bagian (physician and astronaut).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Political and Commercial Register, Northeast Times, and Philadelphia Daily News.

  • Philadelphia is home to the following sports teams: Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, and Philadelphia Flyers.

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The fifth most populous city in the US, Philadelphia is Pennsylvania's largest city. City of Brotherly Love, Philly has a deep rooted history in the early days of the colonies. Philadelphia was just behind London as the second largest city of the British Empire in the 1700s. Home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the American Revolution was in some part conceived in Philadelphia.

The official website for the city of Philadelphia is http://www.phila.gov.

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Philadelphia Obituaries

It was written by New Bern Sun Journal on June 4th, 2016 that Francis Wayne Springer died in New Bern, North Carolina.  Springer was 91 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Francis Wayne's life.

It was noted by Klamath Falls Herald and News on June 3rd, 2016 that Walter Ernest Wagner perished in Oregon.  Wagner was 88 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Walter Ernest's life.

It was written on June 2nd, 2016 that Nettie Washington Neal passed on in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Neal was 79 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nettie Washington's life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 29th, 2016 that Marilyn "Lynn" Guilford (Cooper) passed away in Sarasota, Florida.  Ms. Guilford was 70 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marilyn "Lynn"'s life.

It was revealed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on May 29th, 2016 that Michael Father Griffin passed away in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Griffin was 91 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Michael Father's life.

It was written by The Star on May 28th, 2016 that Wayne Anthony Feilke passed away in Shelby, North Carolina.  Feilke was 58 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wayne Anthony's life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 22nd, 2016 that Howard Richard "Dick" Linton died in Sarasota, Florida.  Linton was 85 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Howard Richard "Dick"'s life.

It was revealed by The Mail Tribune on May 1st, 2016 that Sally "Ann" Boss (Binni) passed on in Jacksonville, Oregon.  Ms. Boss was 72 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sally "Ann"'s life.

It was written by San Diego Union-Tribune on April 28th, 2016 that James L Ware passed away in San Diego, California.  Ware was 94 years old and was born in Philadelphia, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James L's life.

It was noted on April 22nd, 2016 that Ronald Bryant "Chill" Wills passed on in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Wills was 77 years old and was born in Macclenny, FL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ronald Bryant "Chill"'s life.

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Arlington Cemetery Company

Since our founding in 1895, we have been guided by a respect for the departed, a commitment to quality surroundings, and a desire to ease the burden on families.

Our full range of options and services, all conveniently located in one place, will...

Haym Salomon Memorial Park

Haym Salomon Memorial Park & Community Mausoleum is a bronze memorial park that offers family and private burial estates, community and private mausoleums, and a columbarium for cremated remains in beautiful Frazer, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Roosevelt Memorial Park

We are proud to be a Jewish provider within the Dignity Memorial® network of more than 1,800 funeral and cemetery service providers. When you choose a member of the Dignity Memorial network, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect...

St Paul's Cemetery

On August 16, 1765, the German Lutherans of “Merrion Township” banded together to purchase land for a place of worship and burial ground for “German Protestants, German Reformed, and Lutherans, conjointly.”
The earliest tombstone in the...

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Adath Jeshurun Cemetery
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Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Catholic Cemeteries
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Philadelphia, WA 98185
Cedar Hill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Chelten Hills Cemetery Memrls
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Eden Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Forest Hills Cemetery
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Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Greenmount Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Greenwood Cemetery Company
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Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Har Nebo Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Har Nebo Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Holy Redeemer Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Ivy Hill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Laurel Hill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Magnolia Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
MT Peace Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
MT Sinai Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
MT Vernon Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Mt. Sinai Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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New Cathedral Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
North Cedar Hill Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
Northwood Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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Oakland Cemetery Company
5423 21st Ave Ne
Philadelphia, WA 98185
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William Penn Cemetery
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Philadelphia, WA 98185

Philadelphia Cemetery News

New Philadelphia couple honored during Halloween Party at Stone Creek
Norm retired in 1986, and the couple stayed in Pennsylvania where he was in business for himself ... Pauline a director), Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1445 and Ladies Auxiliary of New Philadelphia, and Pomona Grange (Pauline is secretary).
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Veronica Bocchicchio | Behavioral specialist, 36
Veronica Staunton Bocchicchio, 36, of Northeast Philadelphia, a developmental and behavioral specialist who worked with autistic children, died of melanoma Friday, Oct. 29, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Bocchicchio graduated from ...
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W. Honney, longtime Phila. show promoter
From the 1950s until the early 1990s, Mr. Honney - who grew up as William Manfredi in South Philadelphia - produced the annual ... when he staged a show called "Pennsylvania Has Everything" in Madison Square Garden for Lions International in honor of its ...
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Weekend capital events to honor Civil War's black soldiers
Nov. 14: Grave site commemoration, 1:30 p.m., Allegheny Cemetery ... About 10,000 black residents of Pennsylvania served in the Union Army during the war. They trained at Camp William Penn in Philadelphia, and many served with distinction.
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