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Peter Michael Timony Aug 05, 1946 - Nov 27, 2018

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Peter Michael Timony, 72, passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Peter was born and raised in Ridley Township, PA, and graduated from Ridley High School before moving to Upper Chichester, PA. He retired after many years of working as a computer programmer. Anyone who knew Peter understood that there were no strangers, only friends he had not made yet.  He was a long-time member of St. John Fisher Church in Boothwyn, PA.

Peter was known to be quick to serve those in need and enjoyed sharing his vast knowledge of cars, engineering, and building to help those around him. He was always the first person to call when you had a question. He was not simply a jack-of-all-trades but a master of them as well. Whenever he encountered a problem, his goal was not to solve it but to also improve it. Peter loved spending time with his family especially playing with his grandchildren. The life of the party, Peter was known for his quick wit and disarming sense of humor. Throughout his health challenges he even developed a reputation with his care team for his warmth and candor that made him so memorable to all of us.

He was the son of the late Peter A. and Amelia J. Timony (nee Ferko).

SURVIVORS: His loving wife: Barbara C. Timony (nee Cartieri); children: Cheryl of Philadelphia and David (Jennifer) of Philadelphia; grandchildren: Keelin and Brennan; and sister: Anne Marie Beadle of Winston Salem, NC.

VISITATION: Monday, December 3, 2018 from 8:30-10:00 am at the Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home, 5980 Chichester Ave., Aston, PA 19014.

MASS: Monday, December 3, 2018 at 10:30 am at St. John Fisher Church, 4225 Chichester Ave., Upper Chichester, PA 19061.

BURIAL: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peter’s memory to: Abramson Cancer Center, or the Cancer Support Community of Delaware,

The Timony Family extends sincere gratitude to the Oncology/Hematology team at UPenn for their compassionate care.


Service Location

St. John Fisher Church

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Begins: Dec 03, 2018 10:30am - 2:25pm

4225 Chichester Ave.

Boothwyn, PA 19061


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Diann Mason says:

Submitted on: Dec 01, 2018

Barbara, David and Cheryl, I’m so sorry for the sudden loss of Peter. Oh, the wonderful memories I will always have of him! Cousin “Petsey” ! How we loved visits to Crym Lynn, playing under the piano, all our family and his in a 1 room apartment, having a blast. Only special members of our “gang” will remember one of our favorite game...Activity! And I remember that fateful visit to our house in Freeland, when he whispered the word “ Barbara”...... I knew he found “the one”. Petsey, you will be missed by all who knew and loved you!

Nicole Nixon says:

Submitted on: Nov 30, 2018

Barbara and family - you have my deepest sympathy for your loss. I am praying for all of you. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Let the good memories, the laughter, and each others love get you through this difficult time.

Judy Nowark says:

Submitted on: Nov 29, 2018

My deepest sympathies to all of the Timony family. I met Peter through the Cancer Support Community and looked forward to seeing him every week. His humor, his knowledge and his stories kept all of us on the edge of our seats. To say that we will miss him is a gross understatement. I hope you can all find some comfort knowing that he’s at peace, building something or just relaxing watching Gunsmoke! We love you Peter. You will be a part of our CSC family forever.

Carol Mortimer says:

Submitted on: Nov 29, 2018

Deepest condolences to you all.

Michael Cartieri says:

Submitted on: Nov 29, 2018

Pete was my brother in law and good friend for my entire life, and my parents loved him like a son. Pete was always there when a problem arose and he kept me, (and many others) laughing with his great sense of humor. I learned so much from Pete about working on cars, but one of his greatest lessons to me was patience. What I acquired from Pete will stay with me forever, and I'll always remember to laugh every now and then. Rest easy brother, and thanks for all the fantastic memories. PEACE

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