Joseph R. Santoliquito, 84, died on Nov. 25. He was living in the Wayne Nursing Home, but was originally from South Philadelphia and Darby Township.
Santoliquito's son James is a Detective with the Radnor Township Police Department. His son Joseph is a former contributor to Radnor Patch.
"That was the kind of guy he was," Joseph told Philly.com. "He was basically a regular guy who liked to have fun... He had a great sense of humor, and he was a hell of a dancer. You had to get to know him. It took a little prodding to loosen him up, but then he became the life of the party."