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Our Obituaries

Thomas E. Forsaith

November 11, 2017

Forsaith, Thomas E. of Levittown, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was 58. Tom was born in Levittown, PA, the son of the late Roland and Marilyn (nee Phillips) Forsaith. He is survived by his aunt, Shirley Mayer, cousins, Linda Van Handel and Pamela (David) Mayer Strobino, and several extended family members. The family would especially like to thank Tom's home helpers, Louise...
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Leslie R. "Les" Hadley

November 11, 2017

Major Leslie R. "Les" Hadley, USAF, of Levittown, PA, passed away Saturday, November 11th, 2017. He was 92. Born in Ballardvalle, MA, and graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover MA; he entered the US Army Air Corps (US Air Force) in January of 1943 for flight training. Piloting the B-24 (Liberator), he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for Heroism and earned 4 Air Medals, completing...
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Mary T. Wurst

November 10, 2017

Mary T. Wurst (nee Wilson), passed away Friday, November 10th, at the age of 91. Born in Philadelphia, Mary was an original homeowner of Levittown. She enjoyed cooking and crochet, but most of all loved to spend time with her family. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Frank Wurst Sr., and her son Frank Jr., Mary is survived by her adoring children John (Marceleen), Gerry ...
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Ralph E. Brown

November 8, 2017

Ralph E. Brown, 76 of Levittown passed away at home with his loving wife by his side on November 8, 2017. Beloved husband of Irene F. (O'Donnell) Brown. Loving father of Michael T. Brown (Celeste) and the late David W. Brown. Doting grandfather of Fiona Brown. Also survived by his siblings Howard Brown, Glen Brown, Arlene Bryson, Linda Brown, Andrew Wilson, John Wilson and Robert Turner. Ralph...
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Francis James Nolan, Jr.

November 6, 2017

Francis James Nolan, Jr. on Monday November 6, 2017 at Holy Redeemer Hospice. He was 78 years old. Born in Philadelphia to Francis James, Sr. and Rose (nee Schulgen) Nolan. Loving Father of Patricia Nolan (Larry Aitken), Robert Nolan (Donna), Edward Nolan (Maggie) Christine McNicholas (Kevin) and the late Francis James Nolan,lll. Brother of Donna Crusemire and the late Rosemarie Fink. Also sadly...
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Leonard F. Varacallo

December 22, 1926 - November 1, 2017

Leonard F. Varacallo, of Levittown, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at his residence. He was 90 years old. Leonard was born on December 22, 1926 to the late Girolamo (Jerome) and Maria (nee Onorato) Varacallo in Philadelphia, PA. He was a 1944 graduate of North Catholic High School and proudly served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1946 serving in Germany briefly. After being...
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George S. Curtin

November 1, 2017

Curtin George S., passed away Wednesday, November 1st, at the age of 87. A proud Navy Veteran, George was a graduate of Falls Twp. High School. He enjoyed shooting Pool and was a member of the APA (Amateur Pool Association). George was also a member of the Falls Twp. Gun Club and loved to trap shoot; at one time he was ranked in the top 4 in the country. Preceded in death by his beloved wife,...
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Susan Y. Ferguson

October 30, 2017

Susan Y. Ferguson, 70, of Levittown, passed away on October 30, 2017. She enjoyed her pets, but most of all loved her grandchildren. Susan was the wife of the late John Ferguson and is survived by her sons Scott (Jennifer) and Kent (Jody), her grandchildren Victoria, Isabella, Megan, and Johnny, and her mother, Lenore. Relatives and friends are invited to Susan's Life Celebration on Friday...
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Ruth W. (nee Whetsell) Baniak

October 28, 2017

Baniak Ruth W. (nee Whetsell), passed away Saturday, October 28th, at the age of 92. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward A. Baniak Sr., Ruth is survived by her children Edward A. Baniak Jr. and Susan Walters-Baniak, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Ruth was a cashier at the Pathmark of Fairless Hills for 35...
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Mary S. (nee Whitmus) Cinkutis

October 24, 2017

Cinkutis Mary S. (nee Whitmus), passed away courageously and peacefully on Tuesday, October 24th, at the age of 86. She enjoyed casino gambling and was a huge fan of Wrestlemania with Hulk Hogan being her favorite wrestler for decades until John Cena came along and Hulk was out. Above all, Mary enjoyed spending time with her family. She is preceded in death by her daughters Annmarie Losch...
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Robert William (Bob) Jensen

October 21, 2017

Robert (Bob) William Jensen passed away peacefully at home on October 21, 2017. He was 90. Born in Philadelphia to Christian Jensen and Helen (Coyle) . Bob was a long time resident of Levittown before moving to Juniper Village at Bucks County in 2013. He had a multifaceted engineering career starting with Piasecki Helicopters in 1943, spanning many projects across the country, with the...
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Jean Marie (nee Russell) Killian

October 16, 2017

Killian Jean Marie (nee Russell), passed away on Monday, October 16th, at the age of 80. A current resident of Cherry Hill, NJ, Jean was formerly of Levittown, PA, and was a parishioner of St. Michael the Archangel for over 50 years. Jean is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Richard A. Killian, her adoring children, Richard (Marie), Michael (Lisa), and Jeffrey(Dawn) , and her...
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Nancy C. (nee Miller) Woodington

October 12, 2017

Nancy C. (Miller) Woodington passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. She was 75. Born in Huntingdon, Pa., Nancy had been a Bucks County, Pa. resident for the past 47 years. She  was  the  daughter  of Esther (Briggs) and Richard Miller. Nancy enjoyed crafts, being outside in the garden, and watching the birds. She loved animals and would spoil the family pets with treats and love.    ...
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Stephen A. "Steve" D'Ambrosio

October 12, 2017

Stephen A. "Steve" D'Ambrosio passed away on October 12, 2017 at theage of 87. Beloved husband of Loretta (nee Maier); loving father of Lisa Tomarelli (Joseph) and Gina D'Ambrosio (Tracy Harris); cherished grandfather of Alexander, Jenna, Taylor, Lily and Amelia and great-grandfather of Traesen. Steve proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. His love of music was of great...
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Marion F. Ford

October 12, 2017

Marion F. Ford 85 passed away on October 12, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edward C. Ford.  Loving mother of Kathleen Faustino (Martin), Linda Coville, Karen Rutter and Edward B. Ford. Grandmother of 9, great grandmother of 9. Marion was a generous and kind person to many. She really enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Entertaining family and...
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Theodore J. Knoblauch

October 11, 2017

Theodore J. Knoblauch, 72 of Levittown passed away on October 11, 2017, Loving father of Eric T. Knoblauch (Christine) and Tara A. Knoblauch. Doting OPA of Eric, Jr., Patrick, Christopher and Maleigh. Dear brother of James Knoblauch and survived sister Anna and Bob.  He enjoyed football and family. He was an entertainer. Music was Theodore's life and he loved to sing.  He did Karaoke at the...
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Mary Katherine (nee Mattozzi) Richardson

October 8, 2017

Richardson Mary Katherine (Mattozzi) died peacefully at St. Mary's Medical Center on October 8, 2017 in Langhorne, PA at the age of 51. She was a resident of Bensalem, PA. She was predeceased by her daughter Stephany Raywood-White and her father Anthony J. Mattozzi Sr. She is survived by her mother Frances (Pallotti) Mattozzi; husband Jeffrey Richardson; her beloved children, Amanda Raywood...
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Colleen (nee DiGangi) Carey

October 4, 2017

Carey Colleen (née DiGangi) passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, at the age of 61, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Queens, NY, Colleen was the youngest daughter of Carl and Regina DiGangi. and devoted sister to Robert, Gerard, and Regina.  Preceded in death by her parents and brother Gerry, Colleen is survived by her husband of 39 years, John Carey; two daughters,...
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Melanie T. (nee Tur) Marchetti

October 4, 2017

Marchetti Melanie T. (nee Tur), passed away Wednesday, October 4th, at the age of 74. Born in Puerto Rico to the late William and Amparo Tur, Melanie was a long time resident of Fairless Hills, PA. She was an active member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church and enjoyed many hobbies such as gardening, bowling, shooting pool bingo and playing the slot machines in Atlantic City. She also loved...
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Christopher S. Ward, Sr.

September 30, 2017

Christopher S. Ward Sr., passed away suddenly Saturday, September 30th, at the age of 57.  Born in Bristol, PA, Chris is a lifelong Levittown resident and a true pillar of the community. Throughout life, Chris strived to be the very best as a father, son, grandfather, uncle, and accomplished businessman. With all of his success, Chris supported local businesses and always rooted for the...
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Ruth P. Henderson

September 30, 2017

Ruth P. Henderson of Levittown passed away peacefully at home on September 30, 2017, She was 84. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Harold and Ida Pownall. Ruth was the mother of the late William "Bil" Henderson and Marcia Lynn Evanick. She is survived by her son James "Jim" Henderson (Lisa) and daughter Barbara Biddle. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 23 great...
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Dolorious J. (nee Yocum) Goshey-Rouzer

September 30, 2017

Dolorious J. Goshey-Rouzer (nee Yocum), passed away Friday, September 30th, surrounded by her loving family. She was 93, born in Lewistown, PA. A charter member of the First United Methodist Church of Fairless Hills, Dolorious was also an active member in the Order of the Eastern Star and an avid Penn State Football fan. Preceded in death by her husband George and her son, Richard Goshey, and...
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William J. Chicoski

September 24, 2017

William J. Chicoski 87 of Levittown passed away on September 24, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Married 64 years to the love of his life, Christine Chicoski - Always and Forever. Loving father of William Chicoski, David Chicoski (Mary Ann), Elaine Hughes (Robert) and Richard Chicoski (Kathleen). His memory will be cherished by his 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. William...
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Mary Van Dyke Briggs

September 24, 2017

Mary Van Dyke Briggs 97 passed away September 24, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Cranbury NJ. Predeceased by her Husband Nicholas Kellogg Briggs after 61 years of marriage. May and Nicholas lived in Kingston, NJ for 37 years. She served Kingston Fire Co. as Axillary President, President of Kingston School PTS, Girl Scout Troup Leader and started a Teen age Club. ...
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Anne Marie Gastle, GNSH

September 22, 2017

Sister Anne Marie Gastle, GNSH, 93, died in St Joseph's Manor on 9/22/17. A lifelong educator, Sister Anne Marie influenced the lives of countless young people and adults as she introduced them to the world of beauty around them. Her instruction in painting, calligraphy and photography coaxed undreamed of talent from many students over a span of almost 60 years. With the exception of a year at...
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Rose (nee Caruso) Guglielmetti

September 12, 2017

Guglielmetti Rose (nee Caruso), passed away on Tuesday, September 12th, at the age of 92. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louis Guglielmetti, her 5 siblings, great granddaughter, Destinee, and daughter-in-law, Debra, Rose is survived by her loving children John (Ann Pierce) and Mary Ann Rexrode (Eric Featherer). She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Melissa, Jeanette,...
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Harry E. (Uncle Harry) Pritchard

September 11, 2017

Harry E. Pritchard ('Uncle Harry'), 89, of Levittown, passed away on September 11, 2017. He served in the US Army and retired from US Steel. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and sharing a joke. Harry was the son of the late Henry and Hannah Pritchard. He is survived by his sister, Joan Flynn, brother-in-law Walter Jacobs, and sister-in-law Bertha Pritchard, along with many nieces and...
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Brian T. Carroll

September 4, 2017

Carroll Brian T., passed away Monday, September 4th, at the age of 55. Brian is survived by his daughter, Stacy Carroll, 3 sisters and 1 brother. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Brian was a proud Veteran that served in the Army as a Private 1st Class. Services for Brian will be private at the discretion of his family.
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Victoria V. (nee Skovira) Tajc

September 2, 2017

Tajc Victoria V. (nee Skovira), passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the age of 95. Preceded in death by her beloved husband John, son William,parents Joseph and Anna Skovira, brothers Mike, Steve, Rich, and sisters Ann and Mary. Survived by her loving son Jerry (Patricia) Tajc, adoring grandchildren Jerry (Kim) Tajc, Steven Tajc, Matt Tajc , John (Chrissy) Tajc , Tammy (Dan) Purdy,...
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Judith A. Rexrode-Binkley

August 31, 2017

Judith A. (nee Binkley), passed away Thursday, August 31st, at the age of 76. Daughter of the late Joseph and Corinne Binkley, Judith was a lifelong resident of Bristol Township. She was an avid sports fan, especially the Eagles, Phillies and Flyers, and loved NASCAR. Judith will forever be remembered for her great sense of humor. Judith is survived by her adoring children, Sylvia Rexrode, Joe...
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Virginia M. Proscia

August 28, 2017

Virginia M. Proscia, 90, of Levittown, passed away on August 28, 2017. She served in the U.S. Air Force as one of the first WAC members, where she met her husband, Santo 'Sonny' Proscia. She enjoyed reading, traveling, driving, NASCAR racing, going to the casinos, and attending church. Her faith was very important to her. She was well cared for in her later years by her son Stephen and his...
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Susanne Marie (nee Williams) Tyler

September 23, 1960 - August 25, 2017

Susanne Marie Tyler (Williams), 56, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 25th, 2017, in Levittown, PA, after a battle with cancer. Susanne was born September 23rd, 1960, in Bristol, PA, the fifth of seven children born to her parents, Philip and June Williams. She was a 1978 graduate of Neshaminy Maple Point High School. In 1985, she married her husband, the love of her life,...
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Timothy J. Cluck

August 25, 2017

Timothy J. Cluck, 73, of Levittown, passed away on August 25, 2017. He served in the US Navy. Tim enjoyed fishing , boating, and loved camping at Timberline Lake. He retired from American Standard. Tim was the husband of the late Beverly, and is survived by his stepson Robert Taylor (Holly), his daughters, Christine (Dion) and Stacey (Dave), 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, as...
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Brian A. Milks

August 19, 2017

Brian A. Milks, 55, of Levittown, passed away suddenly at home on August 19, 2017, with his loving family at his side. He was an avid Eagles fan, and a caring person with a great sense of humor. Brian is survived by his best friend and wife of 21 years, Denise Possinger, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gary and Kathy Malone, brothers-in-law Gary Jr. and Patrick, loving sister-in-law...
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Mimi (nee Heilner) Aug

August 16, 2017

Mimi Aug (nee Heilner), 65, of Fairless Hills, passed away on August 16, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Mimi is predeceased by her parents Joseph and Ruth (nee Harper) Heilner and her sister Bette-Jo. Mimi is survived by her loving husband James; devoted children Amanda and Tiffany; and beloved brothers Clifford Heilner and William Heilner. Mimi was a devoted wife and mother. ...
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Margaret "Marge" Klatt

August 14, 2017

Margaret Klatt ('Marge'), 69, of Bristol, passed away on August 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was a 25-year employee of St. Mary Medical Center. She was a kind and giving person, and will be missed by many. Marge is survived by her children: Kim Hofmann (Tom), Jim Klatt (Lisa), and Kathy Berdomas (George), grandchildren Danielle Rushbrook, Tommy Hofmann,...
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Angela K. (nee Hudson) Stahl

August 3, 2017

Stahl Angela K. (nee Hudson), passed away Thursday, August 3rd, at the age of 55. Angela is survived by her beloved husband, Steven Stahl, her adoring children Chris and Ashley Lind, step-children Patti Ann and Steven Jr., and her step –grandchildren Aiden, Allura, Adam, Tessa, and Kaylee. Angela was loving, caring person and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Services for Angela will...
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George E. Mette, Sr.

July 29, 2017

George E. Mette, Sr. 67, passed away with his family by his side on July 29th, 2017 following a brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Sherrie Erb-Mette of 48 years, along with his 5 children, Dawn Erb-Berrios (Jose), Denise Mette-Wildt (Ron), Diana Mette (Bill), George Mette Jr. (Heather) and Danielle Mette-Landman (Tommy). He is also survived by his brothers Thomas...
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Owen R. Torrey

July 24, 2017

Torrey Owen R., passed away Monday, July 24th, at the age of 48. A proud Army Veteran, Owen was a very active member of the American Legion and was the current Commander of the Levittown American Legion, Post 960, a position he took great pride in. He also worked in Quality Assurance for the Department of Defense. Owen enjoyed hunting, fishing, concerts, and loved to help others in his...
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James J. Hennigan, Sr.

July 24, 2017

Hennigan James J. Sr., passed away Monday, July 24th ,at the age of 76. Born in Scranton, PA, Jim graduated from West Scranton High School. A Levittown, PA resident for over 50 years, Jim was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church and its Men's Social Club, and currently a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church. He also worked for ABB, formerly Fischer and Porter Co., of Warminster...
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Edith (nee McCabe) Crowthers

July 19, 2017

Edith Crowthers (nee McCabe) of Fairless Hills, formerly of Phila., passed away on July 19, 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Charles C. Crowthers, loving mother of Nancy Ortiz (Juan), Scott Crowthers (Theresa), Melissa Oquendo (Carlos) and the late Carol Slemmer. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, her brother, Jack McCabe and her sister, Betty Massei....
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Robert Poulson

July 15, 2017

Robert Poulson was granted his angel wings on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the age of 23. Robert is preceded in death by his loving parents, Catalina and Robert Harry Poulson Jr., and grandfather Robert Harry Poulson, Sr. Bobby is lovingly remembered by his Forever Guardians Lisa Salameh and Rich Kobierowski , as well as his brothers Eric George Poulson and Patrick Richard Poulson, andhis...
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Kathleen (nee Whalen) Johnson

July 11, 2017

Johnson Kathleen (nee Whalen), passed away Tuesday, July 11th, at the age of 94. Formerly of Albany NY, Kathleen was born in Troy NY, to the late Edward and Gertrude Whalen. Kathleen was an active member of St. Patrick's Church, in Troy, and in its Mother's Association. She was an avid Mets fan who enjoyed bowling, bingo, and spending time with her family. After retiring from Montgomery Ward in...
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Dolores M. (nee Celesto) Maciejewski

July 11, 2017

Maciejewski Dolores M. (Nee Celesto), passed away Tuesday, July 11th, surrounded by her loving family. She was 82. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 45 years, Stefan J. Maciejewski, Dolores is survived by her children Tina (Bill) Chapman and John (Jeanie) Maciejewski, grandchildren Danielle (Steve), Amanda, Nicole, Anthony (Marissa), Ryan, Johnie (Kristen), and Matt, and great...
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William J. Kane, Sr.

July 3, 2017

Kane William J. Sr., passed away due to complications of cancer on Monday, July 3rd, at the age of 61. Born in Trenton, NJ and formerly of Levittown, PA and Aurora, CO; William was a current resident of Whiting, NJ. He enjoyed skiing, painting and carpentry. Was a talented precision tool and dye maker for many years. Preceded in death by his father, William Kane, William is survived by his...
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James "PePop" Erb

June 30, 2017

James Erb (a.k.a. PePop), 85, passed away with his family by his side on June 30th, 2017 at St. Mary's Hospital, Newtown, Pennsylvania following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his daughters Sherrie Erb and Nancy Fosse, along with his 3 brothers and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. James was an Army veteran having served in the Korean War and dedicated over 35 years of his...
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Margie Ellen (nee Bynon) Sullivan

June 27, 2017

Sullivan Margie Ellen (ńee Bynon) passed peacefully in her sleep on Monday June 27, 2017. She will be remembered for her kind presence and her gifts of love and giving to all. She is preceded in death by her husband Harry Sullivan and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by her three children Timothy Sullivan (Henry), Paul Sullivan (Michelle), and Susan Mealey (Joseph), her...
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Mary Kathlyn Urion

June 25, 2017

Urion Mary Kathlyn, of Morrisville PA, passed away on Sunday, June 25th, surrounded by loved ones. She was 77. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Walter, Kathy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. The most important thing in Kathy's life was her family. She will be sadly missed her children Cynthia (Randy), Christopher (Jan), and David (Christine). She is also...
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Joseph Anthony Verdi

June 13, 2017

Joseph Anthony Verdi of Levittown, PA formerly of Stanhope, NJ passed away at home with his family by his side on Tuesday June 13th at the age of 83. Joseph was born to Philomena (Esposito) and Augustine Verdi on July 28, 1933 in Netcong, NJ. Joseph enlisted in the US Army from 1953-1955 and served with the 1924 22nd EOD SQD in the Korean conflict. He retired from Picatinny Arsenal in June...
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Frances E. Woltemate

June 4, 2017

Frances E. Woltemate, 70, of Levittown, passed away on June 4, 2017. Frances was the wife of the late Adam A. Woltemate III and is survived by her daughter, Victoria McGoldrick and her husband Frank, and her son, Adam E. Woltemate. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Elizabeth, Brent, and Carly. Relatives and friends are invited to Frances' Life Celebration on Monday, June 12, from 3...
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Charles M. "Chuck" Birely

June 2, 2017

Charles M. Birely 'Chuck', 49, of Levittown, passed away on June 2, 2017. He was a diesel mechanic for Waste Management and the lead singer of the local rock band Rude Awakining. He also loved riding his Harley. Chuck is survived by his wife Sandy, his children, Alyssa (Richard), Kelsey, Lara, and Stephanie, grandchildren Bryson ['Poot'] and Savannah, his brother, Billy DeYoung (Carol), and...
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Elvira W. (nee Winsch) Ebinger

May 24, 2017

Elvira W. Ebinger (nee Winsch), a resident of Levittown since 1969, formerly of the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to the late George W. Ebinger. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Elizabeth Winsch, her seven sisters and one brother. She was the loving...
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Benjamin F. Watson, Sr.

May 23, 2017

Watson Benjamin F. Sr., passed away on Tuesday, May 23rd, at the age of 92. Benjamin was a Mill Wright for US Steel for 40 years until he retired n 1986. He is preceded in death by his 11 siblings. Benjamin is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Beverley (nee Beal) and his adoring children, Benjamin Jr. (Kim) and Elaine (Bob) Longacre. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren...
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Luke Johnson

May 17, 2017

Johnson, Luke We lost our beautiful boy Luke on Wednesday, May 17th. Like too many others, he was taken from us by the devastating heroin epidemic. Luke was funny, gentle, and kind. He loved football (go Pats!), wrestling, basketball (go Cavs!), snowboarding  (aka bombing the mountain), eating very fine foods, and spending time with his countless friends. But for the past few years, Luke...
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Joseph W. Hoffman

May 17, 2017

Joseph W. Hoffman, age 78, of Phila, passed away on May 17, 2017. Joe was the husband of the late Joan (nee Ells) and father of Joseph, Robert & Cindy. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Joe's Life Celebration, Wednesday, May 24th, from 10am – 12pm, at Beck/Givnish of Levittown, 7400 New Falls Rd. Interment will be private. To share your fondest...
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Sandra M. St. John

May 15, 2017

Sandra M. St. John, 75, of Morrisville, passed away on May 15, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband Lloyd, her children: JoAnn Long, Francis St. John, Warren St. John (Gerrie), and Sandy Brown (Craig), 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and her daughter-in-law, Stacy St. John. Relatives and friends are invited to Sandy's Life Celebration on Monday, May 22, from 10:30am to 12...
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Anna S. Scott

May 14, 2017

ANNA S. SCOTT 01/29/1913 to 05/14/2017 Our family Matriarch, Anna Samanthia Scott, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 14that the Richboro Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, in Richboro, PA. Anna was 104. Anna was preceded in death by her father Charles Scott; her mother Bertha Scott; her husband Walter M. Scott, Sr.; her two children Walter M. Scott, Jr. and Patricia A. Scott Richards;...
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Ellen (nee Dutka) Allred

May 7, 2017

Ellen Allred (nee Dutka), age 42, of Fairless Hills, passed away on May 7, 2017. Ellen is survived by her parents, Mike and Peggy Dutka; children, Nicholas, Gabby, Ryan, and Erin; siblings, Michele Bremme, and Michael Dutka (Kristen); and nieces and nephews, Alyssa, Emily, Joey, Michael, and Mason. Relatives and friends are invited to Ellen's Life Celebration, Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 9-10...
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Robert Bell

May 7, 2017

Bell Robert, passed away Sunday, May 7th, at the age of 79. Born in Blantyre, Scotland to the late Robert and Isabella Bell, Robert, an electrician by trade, moved to Fairless Hills with his wife, Margo, and began work at the local steel mill and quickly became very active in his community. He was a member of both the Eastern Star of New Jersey and the Masonic Lodge of New Jersey, and was a...
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John Alex "Junkie John" Lelinski

May 6, 2017

John Alex Lelinski ("Junkie John"), 65, a life-long resident of Tullytown, passed away on May 6, 2017. He loved riding his motorcycle, visiting friends and family. He was a good old soul who would help anyone, and will be sorely missed by all. John was the son of the late John P. and Esther May Lelinski, and is survived by his sisters, Esther and her husband Ron, and Sharon and her...
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Shirley L. (nee Lehman) Kohler

May 1, 2017

Shirley L. Kohler (nee Lehman) passed away on May 1, 2017. She was 90. Shirley was born and raised in Williamsport, PA. She was one of Levittown's original homeowners. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Henry E. Kohler; her son, Scott Kohler (Maureen McShane), of Levittown and her daughter, Teri Swanson (Carl), of Doylestown. She is also survived by her sister, Phyllis Smith, of...
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Harry W. Holtzworth

April 24, 2017

Harry W. Holtzworth, Sr. of Levittown, age 80, passed away on April 24, 2017. Harry was retired after a long career as a machinist at Kingsbury, Inc in Phila. He was also a Gold Club member of the Bristol Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis L. (nee Ritter), his children, Harry W., Jr. and Connie Costello; his sister, Wilma Curran; his grandchildren, Joshua, Candace (Matt),...
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Catherine Pawlik Tini

May 12, 1924 - April 20, 2017

Catherine Pawlik Tini, formerly of Fairless Hills and Morrisville, PA, died April 20, 2017 at ManorCare Health Services in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. She was 92. Kay, as she was known by most, was born on May 12, 1924 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John Pawlik (from Poland) and Mary Drost (from Russia). She married Angelo Tini of Jessup, Pennsylvania on March 3,...
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Andrew Gerard Jones III

April 17, 2017

Andrew Gerard Jones III- beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2017. He passed just before his 18th birthday and was a senior at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne PA. Drew or "FONZ" as known among his friends had a love for the outdoors, both the beach and the mountains. He loved to spend time with family and friends in both settings...
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Doris E. "Dolly" Moyer

April 17, 2017

Doris E. "Dolly" Moyer, of Levittown, passed away on April 17, 2017. She was 92. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. "Bud" Moyer; the loving mother of Robert (Candy) and the late Raymond, Sandy, Billy and Mark Moyer; and the cherished grandmother of Ryan, Holly, Miranda, Billy, Cheryl, John, Wayne and the late Kimberly. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dolly moved around the...
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Natalie (nee Stutzer) Davis

April 16, 2017

Natalie Davis (nee Stutzer), formerly of Levittown, PA passed away on April 16, 2017 at Spring Village at Floral Vale in Yardley, PA a Dementia/Alzheimer residence. Natalie was predeceased by her beloved husband, Seymour Davis, whom she married on August 2, 1947; her mother, Rose Stutzer, who raised Natalie and Natalie's brother, Leonard Stutzer. Natalie is survived by two sons, Scott Davis and...
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Michael James Kurfuss, Jr.

April 7, 2017

Kurfuss Michael James Jr., passed away Friday, April 7th, at the age of 23. Preceded in death by his Uncle Earl Hart, Michael is survived by his loving mother Gina (William) Lentz, father Michael James Kurfuss Sr., sister Samantha Giove, step-brother Paul Lentz, and nieces Brooklyn and Kenzie. He is also survived by his grandparents Linda and Chuck Taylor, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins....
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Anna C. (nee Cambier) Stancker

April 6, 2017

Stancker Anna C. (nee Cambier), passed away Thursday, April 6th, at the age of 93. Anna is preceded in death by her first husband Adolf Duez, step-daughter Bonnie Stancker, and sister Catherine Ralston. She is survived by her beloved husband of 25 years, John Stancker, daughter Pat (Ken) Wallat, granddaughter Dara (Kevin) McGee, great grandson Kyle Ehrhardt, and brother Dennis "Bill" Cambier....
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Dorothy Virginia (nee Watson) Fusco

April 1, 2017

Fusco Dorothy Virginia (nee Watson), passed away Saturday, April 1st, at the age of 94. Born in Langhorne, Pa, Dorothy was 1 of 12 children born to the late Oscar and Florence (nee Hems) Watson. She is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Walter Peterson, and her loving companion of 38 years, Michael Demcher. Dorothy is survived by her children Patricia Peterson and Ralph Fusco Jr.,...
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Colleen Ann Brangan

March 28, 2017

Colleen Ann Sheehan Brangan, formerly of Croydon, Pa, passed away March 28, 2017 at the age of 53. She will be missed by her loving husband of 7 years, William Brangan; daughter of the late John Sheehan and Diane and William Fetsch; and her beloved siblings, Tracey, Lisa, and William, Jr. Colleen worked at Doylestown Hospital for 20 years in the finance department. She loved life, children,...
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Candace Marie Sacchi

March 27, 2017

Candace Marie Sacchi passed away suddenly at the age of 30. She was the daughter of Steven Mark, Sr., and Kimberly Sacchi; mother of Anthony Richard Nahill, and Ramey Christopher Flery; sister of Steven Mark Sacchi, Jr., and Blake Edward Sacchi; granddaughter of Doris Gilman, and the late Joe and Marian Sacchi; niece to Wayne Bickel, Rodger Bickel, Gregory Bickel, Robin Burns, Fredrick Bickel,...
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Dominick J. "Sal" Salamatin, Sr.

March 22, 2017

Dominick J. "Sal" Salamatin, Sr. entered into rest on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. He was 76 years old. Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late Jesus and Geraldine Salamatin (Simmons). He is preceeded in death by his parents and loving wife Patricia Salamatin (Cassidy), and also his children Kimberly Salomon (Dave), Gerald Salamatin, and his granddaughter Alexis Davies. He is survived...
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Harry E. "Pete" Blanchard

March 19, 2017

Blanchard Harry E. "Pete", passed suddenly on Sunday, March 19th, at the age of 59. Pete lived life to the fullest and had many interests. He enjoyed music and dancing, fishing when he could, bowling and wood working.He had also worked as a part time locksmith. Most of all Pete prided himself in being an amazing husband, Dad and Grandpop. Pete spent most of his life working as a retail...
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Frances C. Whitman, GNSH

March 18, 2017

Sister Frances C. Whitman, GNSH, 90, died in hospice care March 18, 2017 at Holy Redeemer Lafayette. A native of Atlanta, GA, she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1964 after employment as an Executive Secretary for Atlanta architectural firms for more than a decade. Her entire ministry as a Grey Nun of the Sacred Heart was in Atlanta, first in education as teacher and principal...
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Joseph Somaine

March 16, 2017

Somaine , Joseph F. Sr., passed away Thursday, March 16th, surrounded by his loving family. He was 88. Joseph was a proud Army Veteran of the Korean War and lived life to the fullest. He loved music, baseball, bowling, trips to the shore, and even roller skating in his earlier years but most of all Joseph enjoyed telling jokes and spending time with his family. Preceded in death by his...
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Russell Helsley

March 11, 2017

Russell Helsley, 78 of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, was called home to be with The Lord on Saturday, March 11, 2017. His passing was peaceful with his family by his side. Preceded in death by his parents Paul and Dora, and his siblings Dolores, Lucetta, Charles, Walter, Ellen, and Constance. He will be remembered by his remaining siblings, John, Wilma, Linda, Judy, Donna, Paulette, Donald,...
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Cynthia Marie Meaden

March 11, 2017

MEADEN Cynthia Marie, 24, passed away on March 11, 2017, surrounded by her family. Loving daughter of Faith Meaden, and Joseph Meaden; beloved sister of Joseph Meaden, Deseré Meaden, and Timothy Meaden; she is also survived by her cherished niece and nephews: Jennifer, Paul, Matthew, and Jax. Relatives and friends are invited to Cindy's Life Celebration on Thursday, March 16, 2017, from...
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Margaret Turner, GNSH

March 6, 2017

Sister Margaret Turner, GNSH, (Sister St. George) 89, died March 6, 1017 at St. Joseph's Manor in the 71st year of her religious life. Her ministry spanned fifty six years in the field of health related care in Alaska, Plattsburg, Ogdensburg and Buffalo, NY; Philadelphia and Yardley, PA. After earning her nursing degree from the Champlain Valley School of Nursing, she served in a variety of...
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Gloria L. (nee Cox) Figgles

February 27, 2017

Figgles, Gloria L. (nee Cox), passed away Monday, February 27th, at the age of 89. Daughter of the late Owen and Mary Cox, Gloria is preceded in death by her beloved husband, John L. Figgles, her son David Figgles, and brother, David Cox. She is survived by her children, Gloria (Lawrence) Madak, Gwen (Carlos) Maeda, Owen (Kim) Figgles, and Joseph Figgles. Gloria is also survived by her 6 grand...
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Thomas J. Saroka

February 25, 2017

Thomas J. Saroka, 88, of Levittown passed away on February 25, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Lillian Hametz Saroka. Loving father of Keith Saroka and Kenneth Saroka (Elina). Doting grandfather of 5. Dear brother of Mary Garwood and the late Irene Melnyk and Agnes Yurkanin. Thomas worked for 40 years at Rohm-Haas in Bristol and served in the US Army 1951-1953 in Germany. He enjoyed shooting...
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Nicholas Patrick Simon

February 24, 2017

Our precious son and brother, Nicholas Patrick Simon passed away at home on a beautiful summer day, February 24th after a courageous battle with cancer. Nick accepted his illness with courage, grace and dignity and was surrounded by his family as he climbed the stairway to Heaven. Nick was the beloved son of James and Constance( DiTommaso) Simon, beloved brother to Jim and Val (Klein), Joshua,...
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Faith McGahan, GNSH

February 20, 2017

Sister Faith McGahan, GNSH, 79, died at St. Joseph Manor on 2/20/17 in the 62nd year of her religious life. For more than 58 years she was involved in teaching and the administrative aspects of education. Loved by students, parents and colleagues, she was a welcome presence with her cheerful smile and sympathetic ear throughout her years of ministry. Born to George E and Catherine Wilson...
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Epifania (nee Irizarry) Asencio

February 18, 2017

Asencio Epifania (nee Irizarry), passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 18th, at the age of 98. Preceded in death by her sons Herson and Robert Asencio, and daughter-in-law Angela, Epifania is survived by her son Ovidio (Jennie) Asencio, and daughters Elizabeth (Victor) Vallejo and Erminia (Wilfredo) Ramirez, 11 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her daughter...
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Christopher J. Murphy

February 16, 2017

Murphy Christopher J., passed away Thursday, February 16th, at the age of 52. Born in Bristol, PA, Chris is preceded in death by his parents Paul Sr. and Patricia Murphy, and his brother, Paul Murphy, Jr. Chris is survived by his beloved wife, Gail (nee Williams) and his brother, Mark Murphy (Keri). He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Jo Ann Williams, several nieces and nephews and his...
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Arthur Thompson Small

July 26, 1928 - February 13, 2017

Arthur Thompson Small, of Levittown, Pennsylvania, died on Monday, February 13, 2017. He was 88. Arthur was born on July 26, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Upper Darby High School and graduated in 1947. Arthur worked as a Dental Technician his entire career and dedicated himself to his work. He also served in this capacity in the United States Naval Reserve for nearly 8 years. He...
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Sister Jean Vogel, GNSH

January 21, 1926 - February 10, 2017

Sister Jean Vogel, GNSH, 91, formerly Sister Stella Maris, died 2/10/2017 at St. Joseph's Manor in the 64th year of religious life. This lifelong educator served in faculty and administrative positions at the elementary, secondary and college levels and was engaged in adult education in parish and diocesan settings. She received her BS in Elementary Education from Geneseo State Teachers College...
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David M. Tyrell

January 26, 2017

David M. Tyrell, 42, of Levittown, passed away on January 26, 2017, and is now side by side with his late granddad, Hyman, with whom he worked with for most of his life. He will be sadly missed by his grandmother Ruth, and his mother, Lyn Tyrell, who takes solace in knowing that his struggles have ended and serenity is now his, his daughter, Brittany Lyn Tyrell, who he loved with all of his...
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Anna M. "Sis" Burke

January 21, 2017

Burke Anna M. "Sis", passed away Saturday, January 21st, at the age of 75. Sis is survived by her loving husband, George W. Burke, adoring children Colleen (Joseph) Bonanni, Sandra (Patrick) KinKade, Jackie (Jerry) Meyer, and Cindy Beers, and her cherished grandchildren Timothy (Christina), Nicholas, Ryan, John, Frankie, Gina, Matthew, Billy, Shannon, and Nichole and great grandchildren Vincent,...
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Janice L. Bartello (Petro)

January 14, 2017

Janice L. Bartello (nee Petro) passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 14, 2017 at the age of 67. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur F. Bartello. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Petro & Irene Petero (nee Maksin). She was the loving mother to Andrea Kuzemka & Sharon Robbins (Dan). She was the most loving "Gammy" to her five grandchildren that meant the...
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Dana L. Frey Yorgey

January 13, 2017

Dana L. Frey Yorgey, 44 passed away on January 13, 2017. Loving mother of Taylor E. and Victoria M. Yorgey. Daughter of Dennis D. and Judith A. Wert Frey. Grand daughter of Donald H. and the late Dorothy J. Frey. Sister of Dennis A. Frey. Aunt of Alyssa M. Frey. Dana enjoyed reading, watching her girls play sports, working as an oncology nurse at St Mary's Hospital. She cherished time at the...
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Jimmy D. Sullivan

January 12, 2017

Jimmy D. Sullivan, 70, of Levittown, passed away on January 12, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Aline Sullivan, his wife, Doris Sullivan, his siblings: Ricky Sullivan, Carolyn Morrison, Carl Sullivan, and Pearl Emeyabbi, his sons: James (Sue), Robert (Missy Purr), and Timothy (Dawn Niles), his grandchildren: David Sullivan, Josh Sullivan, Louis Purr (Kimberly), Lucas Purr (Kristen), Kristiana...
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Debdutta Rampal

January 11, 2017

Rampal Debdutta of Maharashtra India passed away Wednesday, January 11th, at the age of 81. Debdutta is survived by his loving wife, Rajesh (nee Sharma), and children Sanjeev Rampal and Anupma Hooda. Family and friends are invited to Debdutta's Life celebration on Thursday, January 12th from 10:30-11:30AM followed by his Funeral Service at 11:30AM at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home...
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Russell R. Hellings, III

January 4, 2017

Hellings Russell R., III passed away Monday, January 4th, at the age of 70. A proud Navy Veteran, Russell retired from France Compressor Products of Newtown, PA after many years of service. He preferred to be alone and that is how he passed. Russell is survived by his sisters, Bonnie Helsely and Pamela Price, and his step children, Michelle, Lawrence "Buddy", and Scott. Services for...
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Jagdishbhai M. Patel

January 1, 1926 - January 1, 2017

Jagdish Manibhai Patel departed peacefully for God's abode on his 91st birthday on Sunday, January 1, 2017. He is survived by his wife (Kantaben), 3 sons, (Kanubhai, Rajubhai, and Bhanubhai), daughter (Pushpaben), and his beloved family of 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to Jagdish's funeral service on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 2:00-3:30pm at the...
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Doris Marian (Lewin) Greiner

December 25, 2016

GREINER Doris Marian (Lewin) Greiner, of Levittown, passed away on December 25th, 2016, at the age of 52. Doris will be greatly missed by 
her loving children, Victoria and Jacob, and her husband, Ron, of 23 years. Doris is survived by her 
siblings: Sandra Price (Ghengis), John J. Lewin, Jr. (Patti), Patty Lank (Richard), Karen Lewin-Dively (James 
Dively), Michael Lewin, Lorry Ross, and...
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George A. DeBlasio

December 25, 2016

DeBlasio George A., passed away Sunday, December 25th, at the age of 79. George is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alice E. (nee Juranic), his sons, George and Stanley DeBlasio, and brothers, Tony and Mike DeBlasio. He is survived by his loving daughter, Cindi (Martin) Kosar, daughter-in-law, Karen DeBlasio, and several nieces and nephews. George was quite the handy man and even built...
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Doris Marian

December 25, 2016

GREINER Doris Marian, of Levittown, on December 25th, 2016, at the age of 52. Doris will be greatly missed by 
her loving children, Victoria and Jacob, and her husband, Ron, of 23 years. Doris is survived by her 
siblings: Sandra Price (Ghengis), John J. Lewin, Jr. (Patti), Patty Lank (Richard), Karen Lewin-Dively (James 
Dively), Michael Lewin, Lorry Ross, and Mary-Ellen Snyder (Bob), as...
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Michelle R. Sluss

December 19, 2016

Sluss Michelle R., passed away Monday, December 19th, at the age of 46. Michelle was a creative free spirit that lived every day as it came. She loved nature and enjoyed to read and write poetry and was very artistic; drawing and painting many beautiful works of art. She loved spending time with her family. Michelle is survived by her loving parents Raymond Carrol Sluss and Molly Sluss, her...
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Harold P. Mihalik

December 18, 2016

Harold P. Mihalik passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016. He was 83. Harold was a Phys Ed. Teacher for Centennial school district for 16 years. He later retired to own his own security company. Harold served his country in the Marines during the Korean War. Harold is preceded in death by his loving wife, Ellen Anne Mihalik. Harold is survived by his children, Mindy Wells (Christopher...
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Sally J. (Young) Gourley

December 13, 2016

Sally J. (Young) Gourley , 84, of Burlington, NJ, was welcomed into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 13, 2016. Beloved wife of R. Lyle Gourley. Loving mother of Melinda Mason (Rick), Elizabeth Sharp (Doug) and Cynthia Gourley. Grandmother of Richard and Dustin Mason, Douglas and Arielle Sharp, and great-grandmother of Lily Mason. She is preceded in death by her parents...
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