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Our Obituaries

Joan A. Walker

April 14, 2016

Joan passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Joan was a resident of Buckingham, Pennsylvania at the time of her passing. She was married to Donald. Family and friends are invited to Joan's Life Celebration from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday April 16 at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd. Doylestown and to participate in her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will...
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Rosemarie Bruno

March 21, 2016

Rosemarie Bruno, age 78, of Honey Brook, PA, passed away on March 21, 2016. Rosemarie was born in Phila to the late Michael & Mildred Carosella. Her family later moved to Clifton Heights and she graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan. Rosemarie was married to Carlo N. "Sonny" Bruno for 58 years. After raising her family, she went to work as the best cook ever at Bobby's Seafood...
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Susan H. Stevenson

November 28, 2015

Susan Hunsberger Stevenson passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 28, 2015. Her family was by her side as she succumbed bravely and with grace to a chronic medical condition. She was 84. Susan, known as "Sue" or "Suey" to her friends and family ("Mimi" to her grandchildren), was born in Norristown, PA in 1931. She grew up on her family's beloved farm Tooth Acres on 9th Avenue...
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October 1, 2015

Herbert Paul Lee III died October 1, 2015 at home in Pineville, Bucks County, PA. He was born in Philadelphia in June, 1945, and was predeceased by his parents, Herbert Paul Lee II, and Marian (Daiber) Lee. Paul was a United States Marine, and served in Vietnam from 1965 to 1967. He participated in multiple offensives in the DaNang and DMZ areas, was wounded and was the recipient of a Purple...
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James Anthony Milloy

April 4, 1929 - June 16, 2014

On Monday, June 16, 2014, God reached down and selected a very special shamrock from the earth. James Anthony Milloy joined the Lord in Heaven. He was 85.He was born in Tacoma, Washington on May 4, 1929. Jim was married to the late Joanna (Tainter) Milloy, with whom he shared 39 years of marriage before her passing on Dec. 15, 1991. Jim graduated from Saint Martin's College in Olympia,...
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George J. Rusinko III

June 15, 2014

George J. Rusinko, III, age 66, of Point Pleasant, passed away on June 15, 2014. George was born in Philadelphia to the late George J., Jr. & Helen. He was married to Barbara A. (nee Reibold). George was a retired Civil Service worker who loved the Phillies and gardening. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends, either playing cards or crabbing. George faithfully served his...
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Robert J. Rushton

June 1, 2014

Robert J. Rushton passed away at Buckingham Nursing Home on June 1, 2014. He was born at the home his grandfather built in Buckingham August 10, 1931. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Charles Rushton, Sr, and nephew Steven Rushton. He is survived by brother Charles Rushton, great nephew Jeffrey Rushton, Great Nieces Kelly, Heather, Stephanie and Jennifer Rushton and...
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Jean Sizemore

May 21, 2014

Jean Sizemore, age 92, of New Hope, passed away on May 21st, 2014. Loving mother to daughters Carol Ann Sizemore, Barbara Rolando and Penelope Ryan. Grandmother of 6 and great- grandmother of 8. Graduated in 1969, from Richmond College in Staten Island, NY with a masters degree in English Literature. Passionate antique dealer for many years along side her husband, Jack Sizemore. Jean was a...
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Heather Upmalis

October 14, 1949 - May 13, 2014

Heather Upmalis, age 64, of Doylestown , P.A. passed away suddenly of a heart attack at her home on Tuesday May 13, 2014. Heather was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on October 14, 1949, daughter of Mary and George Murray and she became the older sister to Garth. Heather graduated from St Joseph's School of Nursing in Toronto, as a Registered Nurse in 1968 and spent many years working in...
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Margaret E. Norod

April 23, 2014

Norod Margaret E. Norod, age 91, passed away on April 23, 2014 in New Britain, PA. Peg, as she was known, was born in Boston, MA and grew up in Newton, MA. She was the daughter of George & Flora Reed and the wife of the late Salvatore Norod. Together they resided in Randolph, NJ for 28 years, where she was an elementary school teacher. Following Randolph, they moved to Cape Cod, MA. Peg...
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Ruth D. Cobb

April 9, 2014

Cobb Ruth D. Cobb, age 81, of Buckingham, PA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born in Philadelphia, married Jack in 1954 and moved to Morrisville where together they raised six children. Ruth resided in Morrisville for 45 years prior to moving to Buckingham to live with John and Susan for the past fifteen years. Mom and her Jack Russell "Squirt" spent...
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Werner C. Schroeder

January 31, 1928 - March 28, 2014

Schroeder Werner C. Schroeder formerly of Doylestown, PA and Caledonia, MN, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2014 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Maryland, he was 86 years old. Born on January 31, 1928 in Caledonia, Minnesota, he was the son of the late Arthur W. and Nina (Onstad) Schroeder. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 40 years, Jeannette Free, and his sister,...
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Andrea A. Humphrey

February 26, 2014

Humphrey Andrea A. Humphrey, a resident of Warminster, and beloved wife, mother, Bammy, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully with family by her side while in hospice care on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. In her blessed 78 years, she lived a life centered in faith and left a legacy to emulate filled with selfless acts of kindness and caring for others. She truly was an angel here on...
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Raymond J. Nelson

January 24, 1924 - February 25, 2014

Nelson Raymond J. Nelson of Buckingham Springs passed away on Tuesday evening, February 25, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of 24 years to his beloved wife, Nancy A. (Artone) Nelson. Born in Philadelphia on January 24, 1924, Ray was the son of Raymond and Margaret Nelson. Ray was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor Porambo Nelson. He is survived ...
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Helen "Cissy" McMahon

February 19, 2014

McMahon Helen "Cissy", on Feb. 19, 2014. Beloved wife and soul mate of James J. McMahon, loving mother of Rosemary Toobert (Louis), James J. McMahon, Jr. (Anne), Judy McMahon and Patrice Ozimkiewicz (Alan) and devoted grandmother of Shawn & Jessica Donohue and Kevin, Kyle & Kara Ozimkiewicz. Dear sister of Stanley Powell and the late Peggy Means and Penny Bloomer. Family and friends are...
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Sherman H. Smickley

April 10, 1921 - February 9, 2014

Smickley Sherman H. Smickley of Levittown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 92. Sherman was born in Wind Gap, PA on April 10, 1921. He graduated from Pen Argyl H.S. in 1939. He was proud of his military service during WWII where he trained as an airplane mechanic and B-29 flight engineer and this spurred a lifelong fascination with aviation. ...
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Walter Francis Reichert

October 6, 1934 - January 10, 2014

Reichert Walter Francis Reichert, age 79, of Buckingham Springs, New Hope, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10th. Wally, as he was known, was born Oct. 6, 1934, to Lorenz & Theresa Reichert in New York City. Wally worked for RCA and later David Sarnoff Research Center, retiring after 41 years. He was the recipient of 9 US patents in the electronic semiconductor field. In his later years, he...
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Anthony (Tony) D. Quattrone

December 13, 2013

Quattrone Anthony (Tony) D. Quattrone, 71, of Buckingham Springs passed away peacefully on Friday, December 13, 2013 after he fought a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Philadelphia and has resided in Bucks County for most of his life. He is survived by Judy, his beloved wife of 48 years. Tony worked for years as a steel worker, however; he pursued his passion for cooking...
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Josephine (DeFlavio) Walsh

October 20, 2013

Walsh Josephine (DeFlavio) Walsh, of Buckingham, died of natural causes at Neshaminy Manor on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She would have been 90 on November 5th. Josephine is survived by her children; Michael (Marge), John (Kim) and Patricia (Ken) Mugler. She is also survived by her sisters Jeannette and Connie, and brothers Tony (Hilda) and Flory (Suzanne), both of Quakertown. Her...
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William A. "Billy" Levis

June 19, 1972 - October 16, 2013

William A. "Billy" Levis, of Lansdale, PA, beloved son of M. William and Heidi (Muller) Levis, of Buckingham, died suddenly on Oct. 16. Born in Abington on June 19, 1972, he lived most of his life in Buckingham, graduating from Central Bucks East and attending JNA Culinary Institute. He was a computer programmer/analyst most recently employed by Procura Management Health Solutions. His...
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Beatrice Tudico

October 11, 2013

Beatrice Tudico, age 84, of Newtown, PA formerly of Phila, PA passed away on Oct. 11, 2013. She was the wife of the late John A., Jr. and the mother of Carmel M. McEvilly (Brian), Mark A. and the late Lynette A. Grab, Ronald R. & John J., III. Beatrice was the proud grandmother of 7 children and great-grandmother of 8 children. Family and friends are invited to Beatrice's Life Celebration from...
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Kathleen "Katie" L. Westfall

October 6, 2013

Westfall Kathleen "Katie" L. Westfall, a resident of Furlong, formerly of Springfield, OH passed away at her residence, Sunday October 6, 2013, at the age of 88. She was the wife of the late Paul Westfall Jr. Born in Springfield, OH, Katie was the daughter of the late Ansel and Pearl Clifford. Katie was a graduate of Wittenberg University and a member of the Kappa Delta Sorority. She was...
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Shane Burke Pettine

September 25, 2013

Pettine Shane Burke Pettine was called home by God at 15 years of age after a lengthy battle with bone cancer. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was warm and cozy in his own bed, and passed with the dignity that he deserved. Beloved son of James & Colleen (nee Burke) and loving brother of Evan & Aiden. Shane is the grandson of James & Mary Burke and Michael...
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Pamela J. Ruth

April 24, 1959 - September 13, 2013

Ruth Pamela J. Ruth of Pineville passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer that she was diagnosed with in early January 2011. She was 54. Pamela Jean Fiorillo was born April 24, 1959; she was a graduate of Burlington Township High School, Class of 1977. Pam is survived by her loving husband, Jesse; her mother, Gail Szymanski; sister,...
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Joan Thiessen

September 11, 2013

Thiessen Joan Thiessen of Buckingham was called home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2013, following a long battle with cancer. Joan was the beloved wife of Werner Thiessen. They shared 56 years of marriage. Joan was 76. She was the devoted mother of Deborah Vilcheck of Chester, CT, Genevieve Rudy (Charles) of Doylestown, PA, Sharon Black of West Amwell, NJ, and William Thiessen...
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Carl H. Otte

September 8, 2013

Otte Carl H. Otte, 78, of New Hope, PA, died at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown on September 8, 2013. Born in Philadelphia, Carl was a long time resident of Bucks Co. Carl is a veteran of the US Army and a long time farmer. He is also a member of the Laborer's International Union of North America. He is an active member of the Doylestown Lodge #245 F&AM, the Rajah Shrine, the Shriners...
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Glenn C. "Mr. Tick" Dutterer

September 8, 1930 - August 31, 2013

Dutterer Glenn C. Dutterer, "Mr. Tick" of Holicong, PA passed away on Aug. 31, 2013. Glenn was born Sept 8, 1930 to Harold & Vera (Hill) Dutterer in Littleston, PA. He was the husband of Betty Dutterer of Holicong; father of Chuck Dutterer and grandfather of Shana & Paige, of Greenwood, Maine. He was the brother of Vivian Ingram of Shrewsbury, PA, Dale Dutterer of Littleston, PA and the late...
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Michael (Mickey) R. Brown

August 31, 2013

Michael (Mickey) R. Brown of Buckingham passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Doylestown Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Cheryl N. (Rickert) Brown for 23 years. Born in Somerville, NJ, he was the son of the late Dennis and Virginia (Philhower) Brown. Mickey was a longtime former employee of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station. He will be sadly missed for his...
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Jay B. Phythyon

August 11, 2013

Phythyon Jay B. Phythyon, age 67, died suddenly at home in New Hope, PA on August 11, 2013. Jay was the son of the late Ann and Leland Phythyon of Franklin, NC. Jay is survived by his brother and sister-in-law James and Ginger Phythyon, a niece and her husband Lynne and Tracey Kiser, a nephew and his wife, Daniel and Ann Phythyon, and several grand nieces and nephews, all of whom also live in...
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Joseph McDevitt

August 5, 2013

McDevitt Joseph McDevitt, of Doylestown, passed away on Monday, Aug 5th. He was 98 years old. He was the loving husband of the late Christine (nee Brophy). He was a dedicated and loving father of Joyce and her husband Frank. He was a dear and loving grandfather of Frank and Jenna and daughter-in-law Colleen. Joseph was the loving great-grandfather of Liam, Ben and Grace. Joseph was the...
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Evelyn G. Pacino

August 5, 2013

Pacino Evelyn G. Pacino a resident of New Hope and formerly of Queens New York died peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2013. She was 93. She was the beloved wife of the late Ciro (Charles) Pacino. Born in Queens, New York of the late James and Kathryn Gleason she was sister to Amy Ruggiero and to the late Charlie, James, John, Eugene, Edwin, Rita and Norma as well as many nieces and nephews. ...
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Diane M. Hogard

July 20, 2013

Hogard Diane M. Hogard of Doylestown died unexpectedly Saturday, July 20. She was 50. Diane was the loving wife of Gary A. Hogard and devoted mother of Haley and Alex Hogard. Born and raised in Torrington, Connecticut, she was the cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Scaramuzza and beloved sister of Dawn Swanson and her husband Richard, Annette McGrath and her husband Antony,...
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Winfield Scott Magill

May 28, 1944 - July 18, 2013

Magill Winfield Scott Magill, of Doylestown, PA died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 18 at his beloved farm. Born in Philadelphia, PA on May 28, 1944, Scott, as he was known to family and friends, was raised in Bucks County where his family has been since 1710. His dedication to the maintenance of natural resources and historic structures was a continuation of the hard work and passion...
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Claire T. Gentile

July 10, 2013

Gentile Claire T. Gentile, passed away on July 10th 2013. She was the wife of the late Patrick and the mother of Dennis of Lancaster and Debora of Solebury and the late Jack. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Claire's Life Celebration from 10-11AM Mon July 15 at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd, Doylestown, followed by...
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Ronald George Stauffer

July 9, 2013

Stauffer Ronald George Stauffer, age 76, of Kintnersville, passed away on July 9th. He was born in 1937 in Abington, the son of the late Herbert & Florence (nee Ungerer) Stauffer. He grew up and worked his grandfather's Traymore Farm in Ivyland. He played softball catcher and was a former Cub Scout leader. He had a witty sense of humor and he could talk to anyone about anything. He...
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Wallace R. Kinsey

June 30, 2013

Wallace R. Kinsey, a resident of Dublin passed away Sunday June 30, 2013, at the age of 79. Born in Lahaska, a son of the late Irvin and Mary Kinsey, Wally was a graduate of New Hope Solebury High School and a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War. Wally was a Letter Carrier for the New Hope Post Office and a member of Lahaska United Methodist Church, where he was a Sunday School Teacher and...
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Elizabeth L. Reeder

June 29, 2013

Elizabeth L. Reeder of New Hope passed away peacefully, at her home, and surrounded by her loved ones Saturday, June 29, 2013. She was 90 years young. Born in Buckingham on the Livezey family farm, she was the daughter of Charles W. Livezey Sr. and Elsie Mae Stoop. She was wife to the late Bruce M. Reeder for 53 years. Libby, as she was known, is survived by daughter Kaye R. Lynch and son Jon...
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Paul M. Bridenbaugh

June 26, 2013

Bridenbaugh Paul M. Bridenbaugh Materials Scientist Paul Bridenbaugh was born in 1936 and spent an ideal childhood growing up in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. He graduated from Point Pleasant High School as Valedictorian with high honors having been class president for his junior and senior years. Paul went on to Rutgers University with a full 4 year scholarship and after graduating in...
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Mary Z. Tennock

June 26, 2013

Tennock Mary Z. Tennock, age 93, passed away on June 26, 2013. She was the wife of the late Andrew Tennock and mother of Joseph Miller and Aunt of Jeff Fash. Family and friends are invited to Mary's Life Celebration, from 10-11AM Wed July 3rd at St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Road, Warrington, PA followed by her Funeral Mass at 11AM. Interment will follow at Mechanicville...
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Edward J. Twomey

June 13, 2013

Twomey Edward J. Twomey, of Buckingham Springs, New Hope, PA, passed away on June 13, 2013. He was 82 years old. Edward was born in Astoria, Queens, NY and lived on Cape Cod, MA for over 35 years. He will be remembered by all as a kind, gentle soul. He was a long time distributor of Arnold Bread, serving towns across Cape Cod. Edward was extremely proud to have served in the United States...
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Lija Luff

June 9, 2013

Luff Lija Luff, a resident of Doylestown, passed away, Sunday June 9, 2013. Born in New York, NY, Lija was a daughter of Haralds and Aina Rudzitis. In addition to her parents, Lija is also survived by her loving sister, Inese; and loving nephew, Greg and niece, Gabriella. Services and interment are private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Lija's name to Bucks...
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Helen B. Moller

June 1, 2013

MOLLER Helen B. Moller nee Beyer of Warrington, formerly of Doylestown and Newtown Square passed away Saturday June 1, 2013 at Neshaminy Manor, Helen was 87. She is pre-deceased by her loving husband Robert J. Moller, Sr. of 55 years, Helen is survived by her four children, Kathy Nitti and her husband Robert, Karen Alejnikov and her husband Peter, Robert Jr. and his wife Mary, and Carol Ann...
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Barbara Ann J. Angelini

May 26, 2013

Angelini Barbara Ann J. Angelini, of New Hope, passed away on Sunday, May 26th in Allentown, PA surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born and raised in Allentown, graduating from Allentown Central Catholic HS in 1967. She worked for several years at Trojan U.S. Powder. She was also an accomplished guitarist who taught guitar as well as being active with music & worship at her church,...
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James Pass Melson

February 26, 1935 - May 23, 2013

Melson James Pass Melson passed away on May 23rd at home in New Hope surrounded by his family after a long battle with kidney failure and cancer. He was 78 years old. Jim was born on February 26, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA. His parents were Anna Pass Melson and Walter F. Melson of Watercress Springs, New Hope, PA. He spent his childhood in New Hope and graduated from New Hope Solebury High...
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Elizabeth M. "Betty" McKee

May 19, 2013

McKee Elizabeth M. "Betty" McKee, of Doylestown, formerly of Pt. Pleasant, passed away on Sunday, May 19th and went to be with her husband of 66 years, Roberts E., in the presence of the Lord. Betty was a former member of the Tohickon Lioness Club. She was the loving mother of Richard J. (Karen) of Tuscon, AZ, David H. of Tuscon, AZ, Patrick D. (Donna) of Pipersvsille, PA and the late...
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Joyce Tatoian

May 10, 2013

Tatoian Joyce Tatoian of Solebury, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, May 10th, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Abington Memorial Hospital. She was 71. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts to the late Rudolf Danielson and Edith Hood Danielson, Joyce was also a former resident of Somers, CT where she lived for over 20 years. While residing in Solebury, PA since 1989, she still had many...
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Katherine E. Bamford

May 7, 2013

Katherine Bamford passed away in her home on May 7, 2013 at the age of 61. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Russell and late Frances (Reed) Alexander. Katherine graduated from George Washington High School and was employed at Lenox for more than 20 years. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Katherine "Kate" is...
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John Husack

April 9, 2013

Husack John Husack, of Buckingham Springs, formerly of Levittown, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Lois. John was the father of the late Dr. William Husack and his brother, Michael Husack. John worked for 39 years for US Steel. Over the years, John was heavily involved with the Boy Scouts. He was especially proud to see his son...
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Bernard C. Pelzel

February 12, 1916 - March 23, 2013

PELZEL Bernard C. March 23, 2013 age 97 of Furlong Pa, Son of Clement and Augusta (Engel) Pelzel in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Bernard served as a medic and ambulance driver in the 306th Bombardment Group of the Army Air Corp while stationed in England during World War II. Once back in the States, Bernard drove a truck cross-country, worked in an airplane propeller factory, and obtained...
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Robert P. Spring

March 21, 2013

Spring Robert P. Spring of Jamison, PA passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2013. There will be a private funeral service held at the Leaver Funeral Home. Bob was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 27, 1959. He graduated from Central Bucks High School East and continued his education at Wesley College. Furthering his studies, he received a degree in mechanics from Pennco Tech in Pennsylvania...
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Eric Bissonnette

March 9, 2013

Bissonnette Eric Bissonnette, 43, passed away with family and friends by his side March 9th after his long brave battle with Huntington's Disease. Born in Doylestown, he was the son of the late Walter and June (Schmidt) Bissonnette. He is survived by his brother, David A. of Bedminster and his step mother, Janet Bissonnette of Buckingham. Also survived by his niece, Lauren Doerfler and his...
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Julia C. Oplinger

August 17, 1941 - March 6, 2013

Oplinger Julia C. Oplinger of Mechanicsville passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Doylestown Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 71. She was born on August 17, 1941 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She was the loving wife for 50 years of James A. Oplinger, Sr. She was a graduate of Plains High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College. Her greatest...
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Thomas Natalini

February 28, 2013

Natalini Our dear brother, uncle and friend, Thomas Natalini, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2013. Rumors have it that instead of angels arriving to escort Tommy to Heanven, God sent his personal entourage of Rockettes with instructions to form a "kick line" as they entered the Gates of Heaven. All of you know that this is not an irreverent treatment of Tommy's passing, but one that...
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Marion Wilson Montagna

February 15, 2013

Montagna Marion Wilson Montagna passed away on February 15, 2013 at the age of 89. Marion was born and raised in Philadelphia. Marion loved Long Beach Island and spent her vacations there until she retired and moved to Ship Bottom permanently. Before retiring she had been a resident of Somerdale, NJ. Preceding her in death, were her husband, Francis Montagna, her friend Alan Kain and her...
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Joseph P. Wisdo

February 14, 2013

Wisdo Joseph P. Wisdo, 62, of Pipersville, PA., died suddenly on February 14, 2013. Joe was born in Hazleton, PA. and has resided in Bucks County for the past twenty-five years. He is survived by his loving wife Dolores (Andraski), his son Cole - a sophomore at Franklin and Marshall College, and his daughter Jocelyn - a junior at Archbishop Wood High School. His parents are Frances Wisdo and...
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Jason J. DeVenuto

February 11, 2013

DeVenuto Jason J. DeVenuto, a resident of Solebury passed away suddenly Monday February 11, 2013 at his residence, at the age of 42. Born in Hopkinsville, KY, a son of Dr. Joseph J. (Janene) Jr. and the late Phyllis DeVenuto. Jason was a sports and exercise enthusiast. He enjoyed watching his son's football career at New Hope-Solebury HS. He was a giant in size with a heart of gold. Ever...
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John R. Lehrmann

February 6, 2013

Lehrmann John R. Lehrmann Sr, 82, of Doylestown, passed away on February 6, 2013. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. John is survived by his wife Marie, to whom he was married for 60 years, his sons: John R. Jr. (Cindy), Thomas C., Michael J. (Lori), and his daughter, Patricia E. Morris (Ken). He was predeceased by his daughter Marie V. Lehrmann, and is...
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Vincent Stanley Kulakowski

February 5, 2013

Kulakowski Vincent Stanley Kulakowski of Buckingham Township passed away Tuesday February 5, 2013. His beloved wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Kulakowski, was by his side as he rested comfortably. He was preceded in death by his siblings Jackie, Alex, Josephine, Joseph, Anne, & niece Kate. Vince is remembered as a remarkable, compassionate and inspiring man. Born and raised in Mahanoy City he...
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T. A. Stuart Duff

January 31, 2013

Duff T. A. Stuart Duff, 90, of Chalfont, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 31, 2013. He was born to the late Alexander and Gunelda Duff, in Corinth, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a BA Sc in Aeronautical Engineering and married his sweetheart, Helen in 1945. Stuart served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and spent 2 ½ years as a POW in Germany. Upon his...
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Bromley Wharton Lowe, Sr.

January 14, 2013

Lowe Bromley Wharton Lowe, Sr. passed away on January 14, 2013 at the age of 76. He always tried to be faithful to his friends, family and his Lord. Bromley was a descendant of the Lowe Family from England & Ireland who arrived in the City of Brotherly Love in 1685 as part of William Penn's Holy Experiment. He married Suzanne Holtzman at Christ Church in Old City, Philadelphia on Dec....
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Stephanie R. Boyce

January 2, 2013

Boyce Stephanie R. Boyce, age 93, of Doylestown, passed away on January 2, 2013. She is survived by her son, Leonard Boyce (Marsha) of Doylestown, her brother, Joseph Pietrucha of Lyndhurst, NJ and her grandson, Christian Boyce of Gilbertsville, PA. Family and friends are invited to Stephanie's Life Celebration from 10-11AM Monday January 7th at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold...
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Colleen Ann Houser

December 27, 2012

Houser Colleen Ann Houser of New Hope, PA passed away at home, surrounded by family, on December 27th, 2012. Colleen was born in Great Bend, Kansas. She spent most of her childhood in Greenview Illinois, where she graduated from Greenview Junior-Senior High School. After graduation Colleen moved to Bucks County where she attended Bucks County Community College and met her husband, Steve. ...
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Paul Louis Monette

June 17, 1923 - December 20, 2012

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Virginia (Ginny) Feltham Bloecher

December 5, 2012

Bloecher Virginia (Ginny) Feltham Bloecher passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at her residence in Doylestown with family by her side. She was 84. Ginny was the loving wife of the late Walter Philip (Phil) Bloecher for 47 years. Born in Boston, MA, Ginny was the daughter of the late Homer and Mildred Feltham of West Dennis, MA. She was a graduate of LaSalle Junior College in...
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Dolores "Dee" H. Burns

December 3, 2012

Burns Dolores "Dee" H. Burns, a resident of Buckingham Springs, formerly of Danbury, CT passed away, Monday December 3, 2012, at the age of 82. She was the wife of Francis Burns, to whom she was married for 65 years. Born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Lance, Dee was a graduate of Little Flower High School in Philadelphia. Dee was a former member of St. Gregory's...
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Joseph Frederick "Fred" Horak

December 8, 1929 - November 26, 2012

Horak Joseph Frederick Horak, known to friends and family as Fred, died peacefully in his home early Monday morning, 11/26/12. Fred was born December 8, 1929 in Berkeley Heights, N.J. and attended North Plainfield High School. After graduating, Fred spent 4 years in the Navy Seabees during the Korean War. He was a carpenter and sub-contractor by trade, and after retiring, moved to New Hope, PA. ...
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Irving R. Cleary

November 13, 2012

Cleary, Irving R. of New Hope, PA, on Nov. 13, 2012, age 88. Irving was predeceased by his beloved wife, Angeline E. Cleary and brother Edward F. Cleary. Irving is survived by his sister, Edith Stryker (Jack), his daughters, Karen Botson (Russell) & Karyl Cleary (Larry), sons, Kenneth Cleary (Wendy) & Keith Cleary, seven grandchildren & nine great-grandchildren. Irving served in the U...
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Elizabeth H. Hanna , P.H.D.

November 9, 2012

Hanna Elizabeth H. Hanna P.H.D., age 86; has gone to be with the Lord, Friday, November 9, 2012. Retired school teacher and long time resident of Pine Run Community. Beloved wife of the late Charles Hanna. Loving sister of David Hislop (June-deceased) and Shirley Engle (Howard). Dearest Aunt of Patricia Litchney (Daniel) and Great Aunt of David Litchney (LeAnn). Great Great Aunt of Jason and...
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Hildegard K. (nee Swoboda) Hadicke

October 8, 2012

Hadicke Hildegard K. Hadicke (nee Swoboda) of New Hope passed away Oct 8th, 2012 at the age of 94. Born and raised in Germany, she was the youngest of eight. She was responsible for delivering mail during World War II on her bicycle. After the war she met & married her husband and started a family. They moved to the United States in 1954 and completed their family of four. While raising...
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Joseph J. Hendricks

October 8, 2012

Hendricks Joseph J. Hendricks, Sr. of New Milford, PA formerly of Buckingham, PA passed away on Oct. 8th, 2012. He was 71 years old. He moved to New Milford after his retirement from Echenhoffer's Meat Packing Plant in Horsham 10 yrs ago. Joe was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing & working in the garden. His family & friends will miss his 4th of July & Scrapple Parties. Joe was the father...
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Raymond P. Stanczuk

October 4, 2012

Stanczuk Raymond P. Stanczuk of Buckingham, Pa. passed away on Thursday October 4, 2012. Ray was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn NYC and proud of it. He loved his Giants and Yankees, his Family and Friends, and beloved pets. Ray worked in the Computer industry for many years and also was a New York City Police Officer. In later years he became an entrepreneur, having two successful business. ...
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Ella Maree Grace Choromanski

September 10, 2012 - September 15, 2012

Choromanski Ella Maree Grace, of Doylestown, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her loving parents, Edmund & Diane (nee Schlachta) Choromanski, her brother, Brian and sisters, Caroline & Megan. She is also the granddaughter of Stanley Choromanski and Mary Muc and the late Edward & Eleanor Schlachta. She is also survived by many Aunts, Uncles & Cousins. ...
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Leonard Joel Kardane

July 11, 1933 - September 8, 2012

Kardane Leonard Joel Kardane passed away on September 8th, peacefully at home with his family after an almost year long battle with cancer. He was born July 11, 1933 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He spent his childhood in Columbus, Georgia, and his teenage years in New Jersey where he graduated from Freehold High School and attended Monmouth College. He also served in the United States Army...
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Richard (Dick) Myers

September 2, 1923 - September 4, 2012

Myers Richard (Dick) Myers, 89, passed away September 4, 2012 at his home in Harleysville, PA. He was born September 2, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA to Lloyd and Mary (Morrison) Myers. Dick grew up on a farm in Pipersville, PA and graduated from Doylestown High School in 1941. He worked as a machinist, mason and carpenter in the Doylestown area until he purchased the Doylestown Building Company...
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Louis Huis, Jr

September 3, 2012

Huis Louis Huis, Jr, a longtime resident of Doylestown passed away at home on September 3, 2012. He was 85. Mr. Huis was a graduate of Bucknell University and worked as a mechanical engineer for 43 years before retiring from Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. Prior to that he worked at several other engineering companies, including Bell Labs and RCA. He was an army veteran of World War II. He...
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Helene H. Dornés-Kling

October 26, 1931 - August 30, 2012

Dornés-Kling Helene H. Dornés-Kling. Oct. 26, 1931 – Aug. 30, 2012. Born in the Bronx, NY, the only child o the late Dr. Aaron S. Herzog and Rose Dreyfus Herzog. She is survived by her husband, L. Robert Kling, her husband's brother & sister-in-law, David J. & Christine Kling, her brother's sister & brother-in-law, Virginia L. & Joe Hall and many nieces and nephews. She and "Bob" were...
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Wayne Sanderlin Ziegler

August 23, 2012

Ziegler Wayne Sanderlin Ziegler, with his loving family by his side, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012. He was 50. Born in Lower Merion and raised in Drexel Hill, he was a resident of Doylestown, PA for the last 12 years. Wayne was a graduate of Upper Darby High School in 1980 and received his Bachelor's Degree from Widener University in 1984. Wayne also received a Master of Science...
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Carole Ann Conley

July 25, 2012

Conley Carole Ann Conley of Lahaska, passed away at home surrounded by her family. She was 29 + tax. Carole was the daughter of the late Earle "Bud" and Alice Trout. She was the mother of John, Kenneth (Karen) and Donna Lynn Conley, grandmother of John Charles, Meredith Lynn, Allison Noel, Michael, Amanda, Thomas & Christopher. She is also survived by sister Sue Hawkins (Jeff), loving...
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James P. Atkinson

July 15, 2012

Atkinson James P. Atkinson, age 87, of Buckingham, PA passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2012. James was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Army. From the early 1950's until the mid 1960's he worked as a farmer at Jericho Mountain Orchards. James eventually retired after over 25 years of service with PENNDOT. James loved gardening and fishing and was an avid beekeeper. He was the husband...
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Nicholas Zelenevich

June 30, 2012

Zelenevich Nicholas Zelenevich, of Carversville, son of the late William and Antinona Marchinoska Zelenevich died Saturday June 30, 2012 of cancer, at the age of 82. Nick is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carole Freitag Zelenevich. Father of Janet Manley, Mary Anne Troia, John Zelenevich and William Zelenevich. He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Zelenevich.. He was the proud...
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Joseph P. Fox, Jr.

June 16, 2012

Fox Joseph P. Fox, Jr., 53, of Furlong and Bethlehem, passed away on June 16, 2012. He was born in the Bronx, NY and grew up in Valley Cottage, NY and Pine Bush NY. He graduated from Pine Bush HS, Class of 1977 and served in the US Air Force directly thereafter. He lived in southern California where he began his 32-year career as an Operating Engineer. He resided in Hackettstown, NJ, for many...
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David E. Walker

June 16, 2012

Walker David E. Walker, a longtime resident of New Hope, passed away, Saturday June 16, 2012 at Doylestown Hospital, at the age of 78. He was the husband of Jean Fisher Walker, to whom he was married for 59 years. Born in Trenton, the son of the late Donald and Audrey Walker, Dave was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Dave worked for American Airlines for 38 years and was an avid Phillies and Eagles...
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Frank Chesna

April 27, 2012

Chesna Frank Chesna, 89, of Gardenville and Langhorne, passed away on April 27, 2012. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and was an employee of Fairless Steel. After retiring, he enjoyed repairing lawnmowers as a hobby. Frank was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Katherine and is survived by his children: Frank Joseph Chesna Jr (Elizabeth Ann), Mary K. Chesna, Barbara J. Cuneo ...
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Neal G. Orser

April 25, 2012

Orser Neal G. Orser, of Jamison, passed away on April 25, 2012. Neal was the father of Chris Orser (Wakan), Shannon Orser and Kelly Fisher (Jeremy Latham). He was the brother of Owen Orser and is also survived by his grandchildren, Paige & Devon Fisher and Owen & Lily Orser. Family and friends are invited to Neal's Life Celebration, Tues May 1st from 4-6PM at Leaver/Cable of Buckingham, 4886...
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Helen Jane Burack Karpson

March 29, 1916 - April 19, 2012

Karpson Helen Jane Burack Karpson Helen was born on March 29, 1916 in Newark, New Jersey, the last of seven children. The Burack family moved to Nutley where Helen lived for 73 years. She was married in 1937 to Benjamin Karpson and they raised two daughters, Carol Schoenleber of New Hope, PA and Phyllis DelVento of Yardley, PA. Helen leaves three granddaughters and four great...
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Robert F. Choate

April 19, 2012

Choate Robert F. Choate, a resident of Forked River, formerly of Solebury, passed away suddenly, Thursday April 19, 2012 at the age of 72. He was the husband of Doris Staffieri Choate. Born in Philadelphia, Bob was a son of the late Wallace and Elsie Choate. He was a graduate of Dobbins Technical Institute, a proud member of the Elks and a co-founder of the Pelican Club. Bob loved fishing,...
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Edward F. Plath

April 15, 2012

Plath Edward F. Plath, of Doylestown, formerly of Phila on April 15, 2012. Edward was a WWII veteran who served in the US Coast Guard and was stationed in Cape May, NJ. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Anna "Bette" (nee Lehman) and loving father of Elizabeth "Bette" Donaldson (Robert), Susan McVeigh (Joseph) and Karen Plath. Dear brother of Kathryn Stevens, Mary Plath and the late John...
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Steven F. Rushton

April 13, 2012

Rushton Steven F. Rushton, age 55, of North Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Bucks County, PA passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 13, 2012 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his loving & devoted wife, Nancy Yannuzzi; his father, Charles Rushton of Buckingham, PA; and his children Kelly, Jeff, Heather, Jennifer, and Stephanie Rushton, and Taylor and Lia Baldwin...
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Richard C. ("Dick") Low

April 13, 2012

Low Richard C. ('Dick') Low, 97, died peacefully with his family at his side, on April 13, at Wesley Enhanced Living in Doylestown, PA. He was born in Long Island, NY, to Samuel and Edith (Gillies) Low, and resided in North Plainfield, NJ. For more than 30 years he owned a summer place along the Delaware River in Stockton, NJ before moving to Doylestown. He graduated from the RCA Institute...
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Lorraine Walker Bardsley

April 8, 2012

Bardsley Lorraine Walker Bardsley of New Hope, PA died Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the age of 95 after a brief illness. Born in West Hartford, CT, she was the daughter of Frances Moore Walker and Weston Eugene Walker. A graduate of Oxford School (now Kingswood-Oxford), Russell Sage College and Temple University. Dr. Bardsley had degrees in Physical Education and Psychology. She was awarded an...
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Joseph L. Goldfarb

March 28, 2012

Goldfarb Joseph Goldfarb, of Levittown, PA went to join his beloved wife Hazel "Johnny" on March 28, 2012. Joe, who proudly served in the Navy for over 40 years, was a member of the American Legion Post in Penndel for over 50 years. Joe loved history and had a thirst for knowledge. When asked why he was studying algebra in his nineties, he would reply that he enjoyed the intellectual...
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Katherine Wiedersheim Petrie

May 30, 1927 - March 16, 2012

Petrie Katherine Wiedersheim Petrie of Doylestown, PA and Nantucket, MA died March 16, 2012. She was born May 30, 1927. Her parents were William A. Wiedersheim and Martha Walton Wiedersheim of St. Davids, PA. She grew up in St. Davids, attending Shipley School and Pine Manor College. Mrs. Petrie was a long time resident of Solebury before moving to Doylestown. Mrs. Petrie had the...
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Clarence C. Knipe

March 2, 2012

Knipe, Clarence C. Knipe passed away Friday, March 2, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Alma (Stevens) Knipe who preceded him in death in 2004, and has been deeply missed by Clarence, and the family. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Evelyn (Conner) Knipe. He leaves behind his loving children James Knipe and his wife Sally of Arizona, Donna Edwards and her...
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Douglas L. Gober II

March 2, 2012

Gober Douglas L. Gober, II, of Doylestown, PA, suddenly on March 2, 2012. Doug is survived by his parents, Douglas L. and Linda Gober and his sister, Nicole L. Relatives & friends are invited to participate in Doug's Life Celebration, Monday eve from 6-9PM at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, PA and his Funeral Mass 10AM Tuesday, March 6th. ...
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Frances M. "Mickey" Maroncelli

February 19, 2012

Maroncelli Frances M. "Mickey" age 79, of Buckingham Springs, New Hope, PA on Feb. 19, 2012 Beloved wife of Robert R. and loving mother of Rita M. Duclos (Kenneth) and Ann May (Ron) and Grandmother of Matthew. Relatives and friends are invited to Mickey's Life Celebration, Thurs. Feb. 23rd from 9-11AM at the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Rd., Doylestown, PA 18902...
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Angeline E. Cleary

January 29, 2012

Cleary Angeline E. Cleary, age 86, New Hope, PA resident, died on Jan. 29, 2012 Angeline is survived by her husband of 67 years, Irving R. Cleary, sisters, Sara Folkes & Marion Walker, daughters, Karen Botson (Russell) & Karyl Cleary (Larry Janiec), sons, Kenneth Cleary (Wendy) & Keith Cleary, seven grandchildren & nine great-grandchildren. Angie was pre-deceased by her sisters, Marie and...
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John R. Lubben

January 27, 2012

Lubben John R., age 50, of Buckingham, PA passed away on January 27, 2012. John is the husband of Janice (nee Branco) and father of 2. He is the son of Helen (nee Horvath) and the late Donald Lubben. John is also survived by his sisters, Susan Ananian, Jeanne Lubben and Jill Courville. Relatives and friends are invited to John's Memorial Service, 2PM, Tuesday, January 31st at Leaver/Cable of...
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Clementina (Tina) (nee Lanci) McGuire

January 22, 2012

McGuire Clementina (Tina) (nee Lanci), of Buckingham, passed away peacefully at home on Jan 22, 2012. Tina was the wife of Richard McGuire, her husband of 48 years. Tina was the beloved mother of Christopher McGuire and wife Jennifer, and Joyce McGuire Edwards and husband Jeffrey. Tina was a devoted and cherished Mom Mom to Nicholas and Jordan Miller, Jackson, Ty, and Ely McGuire. Tina was...
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Ferdinand A. Conese

January 4, 2012

Conese Ferdinand A. age 85 of Doylestown, PA on Jan. 4, 2012 Beloved husband of Margaret (nee Kotz) and loving brother of Frances E. Wallace and the late Camillo Conese. Relatives and friends are invited to Fred's Life Celebration, Mon. Jan. 9th, from 10-11AM at the Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 235 E. State St., Doylestown, PA followed by his Funeral Mass at 11AM. Interment will follow...
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