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Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Timothy J. Meyers

Timothy J. Meyers was born on January 17, 1962. He was the eighth of nine children to Walt and Eileen. He was a 1975 graduate of St. Leo’s Parochial School, and a 1979 graduate of Father Judge High School, received an associate’s degree from Bucks County Community College, and a 1982 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He was a former member of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus, and little league coach at Vogt Playground. He currently resides in Trooper, PA where he is a member of Visitation BVM RC Church, member of K of C 7565, the Rotary Club of Norristown and the Commercial Club. He served on the Board of the Can-Do Playground, Wilmington, former member of Brandywine-Naamans Rotary and was a past board member of Sellers Senior Center. Tim has 4 daughters; Lauren, Apryl Jastrzebski, Julia and Tori. Tim is licensed in PA and DE.

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James T. Meyers, Sr. Funeral Director wjmeyers3@aol.com

James T. Meyers was born on October 25, 1955. He is the fourth youngest to Walt and Eileen. He is a 1969 Graduate of St. Leo’s Parochial School, a 1973 Graduate of Father Judge High School, received an Associate’s Degree in business management from Bucks County Community College, and a 1981 Graduate of American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in NY. On January 15, 1974, he enlisted in the Air Force where he was decorated with the NDSM, AFOUA, AFGCM, and the AFR, he served during the Vietnam War. He served as a Crew Chief on the F4 Fighter Jet. Sergeant James T. Meyers was honorably discharged from the military on January 13, 1978. He is a Member of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus Council #1294, a 4th Degree Past President of St. Leo’s, a Member of St. John Neumann Assembly, and a Member of William D. Oxley American Legion Post #133 where he has served as Senior Vice Commander. He currently resides in Hatboro where he is a member of St David Church.

Jim was blessed to meet the love of his life Margaret Lang in 1978. After a short six month romance they were married on October 27, 1978.  Margaret and Jim have seven children, nine grandchildren, and two great Grandchildren. 

Margaret is an RN and the quality improvement coordinator for Holy Redeemer’s Home Care in Northeast Philadelphia’s division. 

Five of our children have given us grandchildren and of course are our favorites.  The other two have some grandchildren to produce if they want to get back into our good graces!

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Heather M. Hughes

Heather M. Hughes was born on May 4, 1979. She is the daughter of Joseph D. and Diane J. Hughes of Clarks Summit, PA. Graduating from Abington Heights High School, Class of 1997 than attending Mansfield University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, December of 2000. Following her dream of being a funeral director, Heather attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science graduating January 2002. Serving her apprenticeship at the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home in Scranton, PA. Heather found her way down to Bridgeport, PA in June of 2004, working at the Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. where she still continues to serve the local communities with compassion and care.

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Brian J. Nagele

Brian J. Nagele was born on June 27, 1975. He is the son of Joseph and Loraine Nagele of Royersford, PA and the brother to Tracie L. Hentschel. He celebrates his wedding anniversary to Catherine E. (Riley) on June 12 and they celebrated the arrival of their first daughter, Natalie Ann, on July 22, 2015. Graduating from the Great Valley High School in June of 1993, Brian attended Temple University, majoring in Computer Science before deciding to work in the family business. Following the passing of his maternal grandmother, Brian found his calling and attended Northampton Area Community College in the field of Funeral Service, graduating with honors in 2012. Brian served his internship at the Devlin, Rosmos, Kepp, & Gatcha Funeral Home in Phoenixville, PA before joining the Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. in February of 2014, where he offers compassionate service to those in need in honor of his grandmother.

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Darryl R. Bacchi Supervisor

The Bacchi Funeral Home was started in 1952 by Russell J. Bacchi and his wife, Mary M. (Melchiorre) Bacchi, one month after they married in Pottstown, PA. They struggled in the beginning, the first year they did only one funeral. Russell and Mary raised four children: Cheryl, Kevin, Darryl and Lorijon. Darryl started helping his father when he was only 15 years old and joined his parents in running the business in 1980, when he became a licensed funeral director. He later opened the first crematory in the area, the King of Prussia Crematory, and later the name of the funeral home was changed to The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd. Darryl single-handedly ran the business after Russell passed away in 2002 and Mary in 2012. 

Darryl R. Bacchi was born and raised in Bridgeport, PA, the third of four children of Russell J. and Mary Bacchi. Darryl is a graduate of Upper Merion High School, and North Hampton PA Mortuary School. He ran The Bacchi Funeral Home with his parents and later opened the King of Prussia Crematory. At the age of 14, Darryl became a junior fireman for the Bridgeport Fire Co. #1, and at 18 became an active firefighter for the Bridgeport and King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Co. His lifelong dream was to be a New York City firefighter. In the 1970’s and 80’s, he rode on Engine 28 and Ladder 11 in Manhattan. For the past 25 years, he has been an honorary member of Squad 252 in Brooklyn, NY. Darryl lost seven close friends from Squad 252 at the World Trade Center and worked at the recovery site for the entire recovery period. He was a member of the former Bridgeport-Upper Merion Lions Club, and a former president of the Holy Name Society of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for 20 years. He is a current member of the King of Prussia Rotary Club.

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Pamela DeMitis

Our office manager at Bacchi Funeral Home is Pamela DeMitis, a lifelong resident of the Bridgeport/King of Prussia area. She has been married since 1981 to Wayne DeMitis and they have two children, Anthony and Valerie. Pam worked as a lab tech in the Microbiology department for the former Montgomery Hospital for 15 years. She left the hospital to stay home and raise her children, volunteering for many school and church functions at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Pam started working at The Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. in March of 1998.

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Walter J. Meyers, Jr.

Walt J. Meyers Jr. was born June 23, 1945. He is the oldest born to Walt and Eileen. He is a 1959 graduate from St. Leo Parochial School, a 1963 graduate of Father Judge High School, a 1967 Graduate of LaSalle College, and a 1968 Graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. On June 10, 1970, he enlisted in the Air National Guard of New Jersey and as a Reserve of the Air Force where he was decorated with the Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Ribbon, and served in the Vietnam War. He served as a Medic and a weapons Technician. Staff Sergeant Walter J. Meyers, Jr. was honorably discharged of his military services on June 9, 1976. He is a Member and Past Grand Knight of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus #1294, a Member of St. Leo’s Holy Name Society, St. Leo’s 4th Degree, St. Leo’s Men’s Association, a Member of the William D. Oxley American Legion Post #133 where he served as Finance Officer from 1992 to 2002, and he received a Citation for Meritorious Service for this office held, he is a Member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. #39, he also is a Church Cantor and a Member of St. Leo’s Choir. He currently resides in Philadelphia where he is an active member of St. Leo’s Church.

Timothy J. Meyers

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Timothy J. Meyers was born on January 17, 1962. He was the eighth of nine children to Walt and Eileen. He was a 1975 graduate of St. Leo’s Parochial School, and a 1979 graduate of Father Judge High School, received an associate’s degree from Bucks County Community College, and a 1982 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He was a former member of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus, and little league coach at Vogt Playground. He currently resides in Trooper, PA where he is a member of Visitation BVM RC Church, member of K of C 7565, the Rotary Club of Norristown and the Commercial Club. He served on the Board of the Can-Do Playground, Wilmington, former member of Brandywine-Naamans Rotary and was a past board member of Sellers Senior Center. Tim has 4 daughters; Lauren, Apryl Jastrzebski, Julia and Tori. Tim is licensed in PA and DE.

James T. Meyers, Sr.

Funeral Director
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James T. Meyers was born on October 25, 1955. He is the fourth youngest to Walt and Eileen. He is a 1969 Graduate of St. Leo’s Parochial School, a 1973 Graduate of Father Judge High School, received an Associate’s Degree in business management from Bucks County Community College, and a 1981 Graduate of American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in NY. On January 15, 1974, he enlisted in the Air Force where he was decorated with the NDSM, AFOUA, AFGCM, and the AFR, he served during the Vietnam War. He served as a Crew Chief on the F4 Fighter Jet. Sergeant James T. Meyers was honorably discharged from the military on January 13, 1978. He is a Member of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus Council #1294, a 4th Degree Past President of St. Leo’s, a Member of St. John Neumann Assembly, and a Member of William D. Oxley American Legion Post #133 where he has served as Senior Vice Commander. He currently resides in Hatboro where he is a member of St David Church.

Jim was blessed to meet the love of his life Margaret Lang in 1978. After a short six month romance they were married on October 27, 1978.  Margaret and Jim have seven children, nine grandchildren, and two great Grandchildren. 

Margaret is an RN and the quality improvement coordinator for Holy Redeemer’s Home Care in Northeast Philadelphia’s division. 

Five of our children have given us grandchildren and of course are our favorites.  The other two have some grandchildren to produce if they want to get back into our good graces!

Heather M. Hughes

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Heather M. Hughes was born on May 4, 1979. She is the daughter of Joseph D. and Diane J. Hughes of Clarks Summit, PA. Graduating from Abington Heights High School, Class of 1997 than attending Mansfield University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, December of 2000. Following her dream of being a funeral director, Heather attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science graduating January 2002. Serving her apprenticeship at the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home in Scranton, PA. Heather found her way down to Bridgeport, PA in June of 2004, working at the Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. where she still continues to serve the local communities with compassion and care.

Brian J. Nagele

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Brian J. Nagele was born on June 27, 1975. He is the son of Joseph and Loraine Nagele of Royersford, PA and the brother to Tracie L. Hentschel. He celebrates his wedding anniversary to Catherine E. (Riley) on June 12 and they celebrated the arrival of their first daughter, Natalie Ann, on July 22, 2015. Graduating from the Great Valley High School in June of 1993, Brian attended Temple University, majoring in Computer Science before deciding to work in the family business. Following the passing of his maternal grandmother, Brian found his calling and attended Northampton Area Community College in the field of Funeral Service, graduating with honors in 2012. Brian served his internship at the Devlin, Rosmos, Kepp, & Gatcha Funeral Home in Phoenixville, PA before joining the Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. in February of 2014, where he offers compassionate service to those in need in honor of his grandmother.

Darryl R. Bacchi

Supervisor
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The Bacchi Funeral Home was started in 1952 by Russell J. Bacchi and his wife, Mary M. (Melchiorre) Bacchi, one month after they married in Pottstown, PA. They struggled in the beginning, the first year they did only one funeral. Russell and Mary raised four children: Cheryl, Kevin, Darryl and Lorijon. Darryl started helping his father when he was only 15 years old and joined his parents in running the business in 1980, when he became a licensed funeral director. He later opened the first crematory in the area, the King of Prussia Crematory, and later the name of the funeral home was changed to The Bacchi Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd. Darryl single-handedly ran the business after Russell passed away in 2002 and Mary in 2012. 

Darryl R. Bacchi was born and raised in Bridgeport, PA, the third of four children of Russell J. and Mary Bacchi. Darryl is a graduate of Upper Merion High School, and North Hampton PA Mortuary School. He ran The Bacchi Funeral Home with his parents and later opened the King of Prussia Crematory. At the age of 14, Darryl became a junior fireman for the Bridgeport Fire Co. #1, and at 18 became an active firefighter for the Bridgeport and King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Co. His lifelong dream was to be a New York City firefighter. In the 1970’s and 80’s, he rode on Engine 28 and Ladder 11 in Manhattan. For the past 25 years, he has been an honorary member of Squad 252 in Brooklyn, NY. Darryl lost seven close friends from Squad 252 at the World Trade Center and worked at the recovery site for the entire recovery period. He was a member of the former Bridgeport-Upper Merion Lions Club, and a former president of the Holy Name Society of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for 20 years. He is a current member of the King of Prussia Rotary Club.

Pamela DeMitis

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Our office manager at Bacchi Funeral Home is Pamela DeMitis, a lifelong resident of the Bridgeport/King of Prussia area. She has been married since 1981 to Wayne DeMitis and they have two children, Anthony and Valerie. Pam worked as a lab tech in the Microbiology department for the former Montgomery Hospital for 15 years. She left the hospital to stay home and raise her children, volunteering for many school and church functions at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Pam started working at The Bacchi Funeral Home & Crematory, Ltd. in March of 1998.

Walter J. Meyers, Jr.

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Walt J. Meyers Jr. was born June 23, 1945. He is the oldest born to Walt and Eileen. He is a 1959 graduate from St. Leo Parochial School, a 1963 graduate of Father Judge High School, a 1967 Graduate of LaSalle College, and a 1968 Graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. On June 10, 1970, he enlisted in the Air National Guard of New Jersey and as a Reserve of the Air Force where he was decorated with the Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Ribbon, and served in the Vietnam War. He served as a Medic and a weapons Technician. Staff Sergeant Walter J. Meyers, Jr. was honorably discharged of his military services on June 9, 1976. He is a Member and Past Grand Knight of St. Leo’s Knights of Columbus #1294, a Member of St. Leo’s Holy Name Society, St. Leo’s 4th Degree, St. Leo’s Men’s Association, a Member of the William D. Oxley American Legion Post #133 where he served as Finance Officer from 1992 to 2002, and he received a Citation for Meritorious Service for this office held, he is a Member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. #39, he also is a Church Cantor and a Member of St. Leo’s Choir. He currently resides in Philadelphia where he is an active member of St. Leo’s Church.