HELENA M. (nee Claeys), also know as the "First Lady of Darts,"
age 87, on April 20, 2010; wife of the late Ernest; beloved
mother of Madelen (Joseph) Rotella, Helene (Jack) Bell, and
Ernest (Faith) Scheerbaum; also survived by 11 grandchildren, 5
great grandchildren, her brother Frank (Ann) Claeys, and her
best friend Adele Nutter. Relatives and friends are invited to
call Monday 7-9 P.M. or Tuesday 10-11 A.M. at THE
FLETCHER-NASEVICH FUNERAL HOME, 9529 Bustleton Ave. Funeral
Service Tuesday 11 A.M. Interment Forest Hills Cem.
Contributions in Helena's name may be made to the charity of the
Daniel Louis Valletto VALLETTO, DANIEL LOUIS, 72 - of Cold Spring, formerly of
Philadelphia, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 24,
2007. Born and raised in Philadelphia he was the son of the late
Pasquale "Pete" Magdalana "Helen" (Cinkus) Valletto. Dan was a graduate
of Frankford High School where he met and eventually married the one
true love of his life Lynda Faye (Dixie) Ferguson on August 20, 1955. He
served in the US Army from 1955 -1963 and received a Good Conduct Medal,
as well as an Honorable Discharge. He was previously employed at Rohm
and Haas prior to joining the Philadelphia Police Department. Due to
being injured in the line of duty he retired early and purchased Danny's
Tavern in Philadelphia and eventually The Buckingham Motel in Cape May,
which he and his wife operated for 27 years.
Dan was a professional English
and American dart shooter. Highlights included winning a gold medal and
a silver medal in the World Cup held in Australia. He also held The
title of Mr. Philadelphia for numerous years and was included in a book
and interviewed for Entertainment Tonight. He was also on the cover of
He was a member of St. John of God R.C. Church, The Wildwood Golf and
Country Club and The Philadelphia F.O.P., Lodge #5. He was predeceased
by his parents Pete and Helen Valletto. Dan will be sadly missed by his
wife and bride as he called her Lynda Faye. He is also survived by
daughters; Denise Haywood (Kurt) of Erma, Donna Drew (Bill) of Marlton
and Deborah Pennington (Steve) of Cold Spring; grandchildren, Joshua,
Danielle and Robert; a sister Dolores Valletto of Philadelphia and Aunts
Stella Fox and Katherine Cinkus; a niece Cheryl Trespalacios of
Riverside and nephew Joe Curran of Philadelphia. He also leaves great
nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be held Wednesday at 12:00 PM at St. John of God R. C. Church, 680
Town Bank Road, North Cape May. Friends may call Wednesday from 10-12pm
at the church. Interment will be in Cold Spring Cemetery, Cold Spring.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Love of Linda Cancer
Fund, PO Box 1053, Wildwood, NJ 08260 or The Lighthouse Church, 1262 US
RT 9, Burleigh, NJ 08210. Evoy Funeral Home.
Published in The Press of Atlantic City on 11/26/2007.
It breaks my heart to inform you that our friend and fellow dart shooter & QCEDL Director pass away 9-11-2005 at 3:16 am. He was with family and
friends at his home.
Anthony J. "Tony" McCarron McCARRON
ANTHONY J. "Tony', age 38 on Sept. 11, 2005, loving husband of Cheryl (nee
Urbanski), devoted father of Toniann and Michelle, son of Rita and the late
James McCarron, brother of Stephen Fern and the late Maureen Moore and James
Fern; also survived by loving aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives,
friends, fellow members of the Quaker City English Dart League (Tony is
currently on the Board of Directors), and Roofers Local 30 are invited to his
viewing Tuesday Evening (Tonight Sept 13, 2005) from 6-9 PM and on Wednesday
Sept 14, 2005 after 10 AM at the McCAFFERTY-SWEENEY FUNERAL HOME, 6126
Torresdale Ave. (at Devereaux St.) Funeral Mass Wednesday 12 Noon All Saints
Church. Int. Private. Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News
The 1971 US dart open champion
, 1987 QCEDL
Hall of Fame MemberBob Thiede Sr.
past away on June 10,2004. He was the first
American with his own signature dart. Also Bob and
actually made a test television commercial for a salad dressing ("Wishbone
hits the mark").
Services were held on June 13,at the Stephenson-Brown Funeral Home, 3 West Maple Ave.,
inform the Philly shooters we lost
another great Dart Shooter and person,
As far as I know there will be no service for him as per his
wishes. He was a
Hall of Fame
Member and a
founder of QCEDL.
It saddens me greatly to inform you
that Larry Wiz died Wednesday July 17th 2002. I know EVERYONE in
Philly will miss him. Larry was Mr. Philadelphia 1990 and came in 2nd
place 8 times. He was the only person to qualify for Mr. Philadelphia 21 years
straight. He was the Mens Cricket Champion in
( I was looking back at all the photos
I took at Mr. Philly and Mr. Cricket, Then I looked at the World Trade Center
Relief photo's. I found the picture that Larry posed for me. He was in rare form
that day and must of said "Bingo" a 100 times. Here's the picture I took of
Larry Wiz. I told him I was going to add the "bingo" caption. He
WISNIEWSKI July 17, 2002, LARRY E., age 55;
beloved son of the late Mildred (nee Franks) and Walter Wisniewski; dear
brother of Robert, Thomas, Walter, Sharlene Hess, Kenneth and the William
Wisniewski; also sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and
friends are invited to his Funeral Monday 8:30 A.M. at THE ROSE FUNERAL
HOME, 2616 Bridge St., Bridesburg, Phila. with Funeral Service at 10 A.M.
Int. Hillside Cem., Roslyn PA. Friends may call Sunday eve. 7 to 9 P.M.
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News on
Night (JULY 21, 2002) 7 - 9 pm and Monday morning 8:30 am)