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Our Obituaries

Anna M. Marano

March 26, 2017

Anna M. Marano (Recchia), age 89, of Buckingham, Pennsylvania, passed away on March 26, 2017. She was born in Franklin Township, New Jersey and graduated from Bound Brook High School in 1946. She worked at the Daily Home News for 10 years and for the Boy Scouts of America for 12 years. Anna was a very loving person. Her whole life was devoted to her church and family. In her previous parish,...
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Mary Bullen

March 21, 2017

Mary Bullen, of Chalfont, PA, formerly of Levittown, PA, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2017. Mary was the loving wife of the late Stephen "Jack" Bullen, with whom she immigrated here from Cornwall, England following World War II. She was the devoted mother to Catherine Bullen and Judith Toland (Jack) and dear granny to Matthew, Sean & Jennifer. Mary is also survived by her sister, Lily...
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Vera Radovich

March 15, 2017

Vera Radovich of Buckingham, PA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Buckingham. She was 93. Vera was born in Orel, Russia and was the daughter of late Ul'yana Kazakova and Yefim Kazakov. She immigrated to the United States from Vinkovci, Croatia in 1958 and resided in Brooklyn, NY. She relocated to Buckingham, Pa in 2001 to be near her son. She was a survivor of a labor camp during...
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Patricia J. Noone

March 10, 2017

Patricia J. Noone, passed away on March 10, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. Pat was born in Meshoppen, PA. Patricia had a passion for not only teaching but learning as well. She was a career RN who also taught nursing for over 30 years at Bucks County Community College. Patricia attended Wyalusing Valley Joint High School, Nesbitt Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Gwynedd...
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John Edward Newton Knight

December 15, 1921 - March 7, 2017

"Knight, If the Lord has called you, you have got to go!"  On March 7th 2017, the Lord Jesus issued his second call to the REV. DR. JOHN EDWARD NEWTON KNIGHT. At the age of 95 he was called to his heavenly home after a short, but aggressive battle, with appendix cancer.  As was fitting for this musician who loved the Lord and sought daily to give honor and glory to him, John departed from this...
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Mary G. Lincks

March 1, 2017

Mary G. Lincks of Buckingham, Pennsylvania, formerly of Pinehurst, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 1, 2017. She was 89 years young. She was the beloved wife of the late William A. Lincks with whom she shared over 40 years of marriage. Born in West New York, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Carlo and Ernestina (Ceritelli) Pergola. She graduated from...
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Joseph Semon

February 14, 2017

Joseph Semon passed away on Feb. 14th, at 93 years old. Joe was born in Pennsylvania & grew up in Green Point, Brooklyn. He was one of ten children. He lived in West Hempstead, Long Island for 45 years before retiring to Buckingham, Pa in 1996. He is survived by his loving wife Marion of 72 yrs, daughter's Carol (Paul) Toth, Lauren (Andy) Rizzo & son Joseph, 2 grand daughters, Paula (Lake...
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John Kenneth Fratrik

March 2, 1968 - February 10, 2017

John Kenneth Fratrik, 48, of Warrington, PA, went to be with his lord Friday, February 10, 2017. Born March 2, 1968, in Doylestown, PA, son of the late Kenneth and Joy (Grater) Fratrik. Preceded in death by his nephew, Kevin Potter. Survived by his sister, Sherry Fratrik, and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. John grew up on Ferry Road in Point Pleasant and attended Central Bucks...
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Ralph J. Papandrea, Sr.

February 5, 2017

Ralph J. Papandrea, Sr., 88, of New Hope, PA passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. Ralph was born in Locri, Italy and came to the United States at the age of 18. He served in the US Army, became a proud US citizen and settled in the Philadelphia area. He first worked as a tailor, then a shipyard worker. He attended television repair school at night and...
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Harry C. Fegley, V.M.D.

December 29, 1926 - January 19, 2017

Harry C. Fegley, V.M.D. died at his home in Jamison, PA on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, after a long illness. He was ninety years old. Born in Sunbury, PA on December 29, 1926, Dr. Fegley was the second of three sons born to the late William Fegley and Nettie (nee Haggy) Fegley. He was also a devoted husband to Carol (nee Hill) Fegley to whom he had been married for nearly sixty years. Dr...
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Jack Edward Richardson

November 12, 1924 - January 17, 2017

Jack Edward Richardson, most recently of Dublin, PA, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2017. He was born on November 12, 1924 in Iowa Park, Texas. Jack was pre-deceased by his loving wife and best friend, Evelyn (Hummel) Richardson. Jack proudly served as the navigator of a B-24 in the air force of the 8th Army Air Corps during WWII in the European Theater. He was recalled to serve in...
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Norman W. Hottensen

January 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that, Norman W. Hottensen of Buckingham, suddenly passed away on January 16, 2017, at age 52. He is survived by his mother and father Edna (Love) and Norman Hottensen, sister and brother-in law, Susanne (Hottensen) and John Foik. Norman William was a compassionate, caring individual and will be sadly missed by family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited...
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Charles W. Livezey, Jr.

January 15, 1917 - January 15, 2017

It is with great sadness that on his 100th birthday, Charles W. Livezey, Jr. left us here on earth. Born January 15, 1917 passed on January 15, 2017. Charles was born on the family farm, 5801 Ridge Road, New Hope, PA. Lived there his whole life until needing assisted living at New Seasons at New Britain. The son of Elsie (Stoop) Livezey and Charles W. Livezey, Sr. Charles was pre-deceased by...
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Helen D. Simpson

December 26, 1925 - January 14, 2017

Helen D. Simpson, 91, of New Hope, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 14th, 2017. Her four children spent that afternoon with her, giving her love and support and helping her pass peacefully. Born December 26th, 1925 in Greenwich, CT, to Helen Eastwick and William D'ath Davies, Helen graduated from Rosemary Hall, Colby College, and earned a Master of Education from Trenton State College....
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Mary A. Devlin (Reeves)

January 10, 2017

Mary A. Devlin (nee Reeves), of Dublin, PA formerly of Phila, passed away on January 10th surrounded by her family, at the age of 101. She was an avid knitter and lover of animals. She is survived by her children, Mary D. McHenry, Charles F. Devlin, III (Elizabeth) and Carol Sandrow. She was Nana to 9 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Mary was pre-deceased by her husband, Charles F....
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Joseph A. Sotack

December 29, 2016

Joseph A. Sotack, 76, a long time resident of Solebury, PA, died Thursday, Dec.29th at Doylestown Hospital. He was the husband of Wanda L. (Mayo) Sotack. The couple would have celebrated 52 years of marriage in January 2017. Born in Hazelton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline (Pushkar) Sotack. In 1966 he earned his B.S. in Biology from King's College. He was employeed by...
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Paul R. Lewis

February 3, 1944 - December 10, 2016

Paul R. Lewis of Fountainville, Pennsylvania passed away on December 10, 2016 at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in Bensalem Township, PA on February 3, 1944, Paul was the son of the late George and Florence (Lutz) Lewis. Paul and his wife Sandra (Mill) were high school sweethearts, originally meeting while riding the school bus to Central Bucks High School. They were...
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Gary A. Schroeder

December 8, 2016

Gary A. Schroeder of Solebury, PA died suddenly in the early hours of December 8, 2016. He is survived by his loving family, including parents, Tom and Cory Schroeder of Solebury and Mary and Bob Noss of Mechanicburg, PA; his sisters, Rhonda McQuail (Jim) and Christy McKenna (Mike); his 'son', Christian Saylor; and nieces and nephews, Cory, Sage, Riley, Anna, Ivy and Stella. He was proud of his...
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Andrew L. Kinslow

November 7, 2016

Andrew L. Kinslow passed away on Nov. 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife Darlene. He is survived by his son Andrew, Andrew's wife Suzette and three grandchildren: Samantha, Shawn and Sarah. He has one surviving sister, Mary Olimpo. Andrew served in the Marine Corp from '56-'58. He spent most of his life as a computer systems analyst and designer. The last ten years he spent as a bus...
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William "Jop" Jopling

December 25, 1951 - November 1, 2016

William "Jop" Jopling of Lumberville, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, Johnson, VT and Madison, NJ, passed away on November 1, 2016. He was born in Madison, NJ on December 25, 1951, the son of the late William Reid Jopling Jr. and the late Nancy Jopling Kirby. He attended the University of Vermont, starting a lifetime journey of many interests, most notably his passion for volleyball. An...
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William Albert Opdyke

November 7, 1968 - October 21, 2016

On Friday, October 21, 2016, William "Bill" Opdyke passed on to live with the Lord after a courageous battle with melanoma. He was 47 at the time of passing. Survived by his wife Michelle and their four children: Zachary (24), Matthew (20), Michaela (12), and Nicholas (11), as well as his mother, three brothers, and his maternal grandmother, Helen Opdyke. Bill was born in Trenton, New Jersey...
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Maria T. Koronka

September 28, 2016

Maria T. Koronka of Solebury died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at Doylestown Hospital. Born in 1920 in Hungary, she was the daughter of the late Demeter and Tereza Merenyi. She was the beloved wife for 67 years of Stephen G. Koronka. Surviving are her children, Maria T. Kovacs and her husband, Steven A. Kovacs; her son, Stephen J. Koronka, Capt. U.S. Navy, Ret and his wife, Carolyn S. Gay.; her...
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John Michael Cunningham

September 26, 2016

John Michael Cunningham of Buckingham, Pennsylvania passed away on September 26, aged 71. He is survived by Carol, his wife of 51 years, his mother Moyra, sister Dale (and Gerard), children Timothy (and Carla) and Matthew (and Jennifer), and three beloved grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father Arthur. John spent a lifetime serving his country and community, but was born in...
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Luigi G. Noberini

September 6, 2016

Luigi G. Noberini, age 93, LCDR US NAVY Retired, made a one way flight to the place where true flyers go on the late eve of Tuesday, Sept. 6th, 2016. Born in Manhattan, NY he lived the majority of his life in Staten Island, NY. Growing up in Arrochar, he and his family had a vegetable garden and homing pigeons. Married life took him to Grasmere in Staten Island, where he and his wife June...
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Alice P. Smith

August 27, 2016

Alice Smith of Holland, formerly of Lansdale and Crestwood (NJ) passed away Saturday, August 27th at Twining Village where she resided the past 13 years. She was 95. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Leonard and Carrie Pickering. Alice was preceded in death by her husband Frank B. Smith. She enjoyed traveling around the country and going on cruises with him. She spent many...
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Richard "Dick" P. Escher

August 23, 2016

Richard P. Escher, known to family and friends as Dick, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, August 23, 2016 at his home in New Hope. He was 74. He was the second of three children born to the late G.E. Escher, Jr. and Constance House Escher of Westport, CT. A master craftsman, he owned and operated Craftsmen Pine in Bordentown, NJ for 20 years, supplying retail outlets in the tri-state area...
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Eileen Corcoran Brennan

August 17, 2016

Eileen Corcoran Brennan of Collingdale passed away on August 17 at Little Flower Manor with her devoted sisters by her side. Eileen was born on the Fourth of July and enjoyed all things patriotic and red, white and blue. She was a 1964 graduate of Collingdale High School and a long- time resident of the borough. She was a dedicated member of the high school alumni association, serving as...
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William "Bill" J. Warren

July 18, 2016

William James Warren, of Buckingham Pennsylvania passed away on July 18th at the Christ Home Nursing Center in Warminster. He was 79 years old. William was a devoted father to Lisa M. Mooney, Sandy D. Warren, Bill W. Warren and the late Debbie A. Warren. He had 3 grandchildren; Samantha Fellin, Tina Patterson and Michael Mooney. He is also survived by his siblings Chuck Warren Jr, Ivy...
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Kevin J. Wallace

July 16, 2016

Kevin J. Wallace passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 16, 2016. He was 54. Kevin was born in Walnut Creek, CA and grew up in Bowie, MD. He attended Bowie Senior H.S. from which he graduated in 1980. He then attended the United States Military Academy at West Point New York and graduated with a BS in Applied Science and Engineering in 1984. Kevin was then commissioned as an Army infantry...
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Nancy L. Edwards

August 29, 1937 - July 6, 2016

Nancy L. Edwards passed away on July 6th, 2016 at her home in New Hope after battling ALS for close to two years. Nancy Louise Blimline was born in Philadelphia on August 29, 1937, the only child of Arlington Sebastian Blimline and Marjorie Brown Blimline. From an early age she displayed a talent for art and a restless imagination that often played out in stories, plays, and paper dolls. She...
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Aftanazy "Archie" Romanczak

June 27, 2016

Aftanazy "Archie" Romanczak, age 81, of Chalfont,PA and formerly of Little Falls, NJ passed away on June 27, 2016 at his home. Archie was born in Little Falls, NJ and was the son of Aftanazy & Mary Romanczak. He was the loving husband of the late Dianna and the devoted father of Aftan (Cheri), Ann Marie Lowther (Joe) and Michael (Melanie). He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Megan,...
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Deanna Marie Bayne

June 13, 2016

Deanna Marie Bayne, of Drexel Hill, passed away on Monday, June 13th with her family at her bedside. She was 40 years old. Deanna was born and raised in Upper Darby and graduated from Archbishop Prendergast High School before completing her degree at West Chester University. She worked for many years at The Vanguard Group, Inc. Deanna had many passions in her life. She and her husband,...
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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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HERBERT Paul LEE III

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

MONETTE PAUL LOUIS MONETTE, 89, OF CENTER SQUARE TOWERS, DOYLESTOWN, PA, DIED THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012, AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS. PAUL WAS BORN IN METHUEN, MA, ON JUNE 17, 1923, TO JOSEPH AND UBALDINE MONETTE, AND WAS A LONGTIME RESIDENT OF MASSACHUSETTS. HE WAS A 1941 GRADUATE OF EDWARD F. SEARLES HIGH SCHOOL IN METHUEN, WHERE HE MET HIS BELOVED WIFE OF 48 YEARS, JACQUELINE (MORIN) MONETTE. ...
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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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