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“My sincere condolences to all of you on the passing of Mrs. Kirkland. Mrs. Kirkland was a quiet, yet profound pillar in the community. She was a...Read More ยป
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LYDIA PELZER KIRKLAND of Philadelphia, PA died July 28, 2019 at the age of 93. A licensed funeral director since 1947, she established the Lydia Pelzer-Kirkland Funeral Home, Inc in 1949 and continued to own and operate it for the next seven decades. A graduate of Echols Mortuary School, she was a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Quaker State Funeral Directors Association.