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March 29, 2019

Montgomery County Courts Stand Silent to Honor Recently Deceased Members of the Local Legal Community

Memorial Service

Speakers pictured left to right: Gregory R. Gifford, Esq.; James M. Jacquette, Esq.; Kayleen Daley; Craig H. Fox, Esq.; Cynthia Healy; Hon. Daniel J. Clifford; Steven H. Lupin, Esq.; James J. Garrity, Esq.; Andrew J. Sciolla, Esq.; Matthew A. Foley, Esq.

Norristown, PA - On Friday morning, March 29, 2019, Montgomery County courtooms stood silent as members of the Bench and Bar celebrated the lives of those members who passed away in 2018 at the Montgomery Bar Association's Annual Memorial Service. The ceremony, held in Courtroom "A" of the Montgomery County Courthouse, was led by President Judge Thomas M. Del Ricci and included inspirational memorial minutes given by family, friends, and colleagues of the recently deceased. Following an introduction by MBA President Gregory R. Gifford, Esq., the following members were honored (in alphabetical order):

  • Francis X. Clark
  • David I. Davis
  • Walter H. Flamm, Jr.
  • Jon D. Fox
  • Leon H. Fox, Jr.
  • Thomas M. Garrity
  • Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin
  • Ralph L. Hose
  • Anthony J. Sciolla, Jr.
  • Mark E. Weand, Jr.

The Montgomery Bar Association has held its Memorial Service annually for nearly 100 years. In fact, according to the MBA’s historical records, it was viewed so important by the Association that during war time, only an organizational meeting and a memorial service were held each year.