Leaver-Cable Funeral Home, Ltd.

About Givnish Funeral Homes

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Our Obituaries

Gary Cohen

July 31, 2022

Gary Cohen of New Hope, PA passed away peacefully on July 31st, at the age of 81, surrounded by his loving family. Born on August 28th, 1940 in Reading, PA, he was the son of Samuel and Edythe Cohen and has two wonderful brothers, Harlan Cohen (Susie) of Boca Raton, Florida and Butch Cohen (Judi)of Sun City Center, Florida. Gary graduated high school from Mount Penn where he participated...
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Carl M. Wolfe

July 28, 2022

It is with great sadness that the family of Carl Wolfe announces his passing at his home on July 28, 2022, at the age of 72. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Charles R. Wolfe and Anna F. Wolfe (Gutenberger), and brother of the late Blanche Durkin. Carl is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years Charlotte (Levins) Wolfe, his children Tracey Wolfe, Christine Downey (Joe),...
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Marguerite M. Walton

July 26, 2022

Marguerite Propsner Walton died on July 26, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Jacob and Margaret Propsner. Marguerite attended the then one room school in Solebury. She graduated from New Hope-Solebury High School in 1944. She then graduated from Shippensburg University as a major in English and Social Studies. She taught English for 43 years and also trained student teachers at East...
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Gregory J. Bredin

July 23, 2022

We honor the life of Gregory J. Bredin (July 28, 1954-July 23, 2022), son of John and Anne (deceased), brother of Jack (deceased, Chris), Robert (Pilar), and Marianne Lannig (Jack). He was proud of his large family: his beloved wife Stella (Betro); five daughters, Kristy, Valerie D'Alonzo (Tony), Meghan Kromer (Zach), Elizabeth Reighn (Fred), and Antoinette; and eight grandchildren, Nicholas and...
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Richard C. Skibinsky

July 17, 2022

Born: February 7, 1986 St. Barnabas Hospital Livingston, NJ Rich grew up in Cranford, NJ and Branchburg, NJ until he moved to Raritan Township, Hunterdon County when he was 5 years old. He attended Barley-Sheaf School K-4, Copper-Hill 5th Grade, Reading-Fleming Middle School and Hunterdon Central High School, when he graduated in 2004. Richard attended Rider University graduating Cum Laude...
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Barron Joseph Castellano

July 16, 2022

Barron J. Castellano, 92, formerly of Livingston, NJ, passed into eternal life on Saturday, July 16th in Bucks County, PA. He was born in Newark, NJ on Nov. 24th, 1929. He was a graduate of Central High School, Newark, class of 1949 where he received the Danforth Memorial Award for Leadership, having served 3 years as class president. Barron retired as a Colonel in the NJ Army National Guard,...
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Sheng Yuh Tang

March 9, 1942 - July 14, 2022

Sheng-yuh Tang, of New Hope, passed away peacefully at the age of 80 on July 14, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mei-jy Tang. Father to Judith and Angel, and beloved grandfather to Layla, Alexandra, and Kaitlyn. Sheng-yuh loved gardening, travelling, and Chinese history, and making every topic a learning opportunity. We will miss your jokes, laughter, and big smile. Donations in...
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Marije Cobo

July 11, 2022

We are grieved to share our heart ache with dear family and friends in regards to our most beloved Nena Marije Cobo. After battling with cancer for quite some time, God decided to take her under His care forever. It's beyond words the emptiness she has left in our hearts, a place that nothing can and will be able to fill it. Apart from the pain of losing our most precious mother and grandmother,...
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Charles D. Clymer, Sr.

July 5, 2022

Charles D Clymer Sr. 93 of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2022 at Neshaminy Manor. Charlie was owner and operator of Clymer Trucking from the early 60"s til 1990. From 1990 til 2020, Charlie was owner and operator of Clymer Mowing. Charlie was married 63 years to the late Jean Clymer. Charlie is survived by his son Dana (April), daughter Dee (the late Peter), 5 Grandchildren...
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David L. Johnson

June 30, 2022

David L. Johnson (Dave), of New Hope, PA, formerly of Sebring, FL, passed away on June 30, 2022 at the age of 81. Dave was born on March 19, 1941 in Abington, PA to Carl L & Lucille T. Johnson. Dave graduated from Lower Moreland High School and served in the U.S. Navy. Dave was a former Service Manager in the automotive industry. Dave and his wife Patricia attended St. John's United...
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Marguerite "Marge" Poles

June 22, 2022

Marguerite (Marge) Poles Obituary Marguerite (Marge) Poles, age 69, of Doylestown, PA, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at home. Marge was born April 2, 1953 in Newark, NJ. Marge and her beloved husband, Dave, both graduated from Montclair State University where they met and fell in love. They were soulmates and recently celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on June 12th. They lived...
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Leo A. Nardone

June 21, 2022

Leo A. Nardone March 3, 1936-June 21, 2022 Leo A. Nardone passed away at the age of 86. He was born in South Orange, New Jersey to loving parents Filomina (Petruzziello) and Anthony Nardone, Sr. and was one of five siblings. He graduated from Columbia High School where he excelled scholastically and was a competitive all-around athlete. During his younger years, Leo, a man of many talents,...
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Margaret V. Grant

June 20, 2022

Margaret V. Grant, of Doylestown, passed away peacefully, at home, with her family, on June 20, 2022. She was 92 years old. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The daughter of the late Martin and Mary Cleary. She was a graduate of West Catholic High School for Girls, Class of 1948. Margaret was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of Our...
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Ellen M. Minissale

June 1, 2022

Ellen Minissale (nee Ruggieri) died peacefully on Wednesday, June 1st at the age of 87. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Domenica Ruggieri (nee Belesario). Ellen is survived by her three sons, Anthony (Donna), Lawrence (Kelly), and Dr. Joseph (Karen); her four grandchildren, Michael, Juliana, Joseph, and Samantha; her brother-in-laws, Anthony and Robert...
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Geraldine Long

May 31, 2022

Geraldine (Gerrie) Long, 72, of Buckingham, PA, was called Home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 31, 2022. Born in Pittsburgh on June 20, 1949, she was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Betty (Gust) Sinneway. Gerrie is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Ronald, daughter Elizabeth (Justin) Coyle, sister Jane (Ronald) Wamsley, brother-in-law Alan (Sarina)...
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Mary F. Hauser

May 23, 2022

MARY F. HAUSER, (nee Donohoe), 79, of Ocean City, NJ, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2022. Mary was born in Philadelphia, PA and lived there most of her life before moving to Ocean City, NJ. She was a graduate of Little Flower High School for Girls, Class of 1960. Before her retirement, she worked as a judicial secretary in municipal court for the City of Philadelphia. Mary was known for...
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Mary-Louise Brodbine

May 19, 2022

Mary-Louise Brodbine of Doylestown PA passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth Boles and the late William Keenan. Mary-Louise was the loving mother of Eamon and Rhiannon Brodbine. Also surviving is her husband Edmond Brodbine, with whom she celebrated 43 years of marriage before her passing. Mary- Louise was a graduate of...
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Patricia H. Johnson

May 13, 2022

Patricia H. Johnson, of New Hope, PA, formerly of Sebring, FL, passed away on May 13, 2022. Pat was born on May 12, 1940 in Philadelphia to Henry J. & Mary Hartley. As a child she attended Little Flower High School and later, St. Joseph College. Pat was a former office manager for several automotive dealers and was also the Treasurer of Sebring's Womens Club. Pat and David also attended St....
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Carol F. Fegley, VMD

May 13, 2022

Carol H. Fegley, V.M.D. of Jamison, PA, passed away on May 13, 2022, after a brief illness. She was 86 years old. She was the wife of the late Harry C. Fegley, V.M.D. for 59 years. Born in Newark, NJ, Carol graduated from Scotch Plains High School, the University of Vermont, and was the second female graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical School in 1957. She met...
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Irene C. Szykowski

May 11, 2022

Irene Carla Szykowski (Specker) was born in Hamburg, Germany on April 19, 1933. She passed away peacefully on May 11,2022. Affectionately known as Viffy, Meech, Bean, Omi and Rene, she will be missed by many. Irene is survived by the love of her life John Szykowski, to whom she was married for 65 years. She is also survived by daughters, Laura Moskwa and her husband Tony and Kim Breidt. ...
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Lyla M. Carroll

April 29, 2022

Lyla Mae Carroll, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, aunt & friend has passed away peacefully on April 29, 2022. She was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania on August 15, 1924 to the late Alma & Earl Ford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry after 53 years of marriage and her son, Keith. Lyla has resided in Bucks County since 1953 and more recently, in Buckingham Springs for ...
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James J. Osborne, Jr., `

April 17, 2022

James Joseph Osborne, Jr. Born on October 29, 1938 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to Mary and James Joseph Osborne, Sr. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 57 years and best friend Sally (nee Campbell) Osborne. He is survived by his children, James III, Gregory (Randi) and Mollie; five grandchildren, Brendan, Campbell "Cami", Gregory, Shane and Samantha and his brothers, John...
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Sandra L. Lewis

April 14, 2022

Sandra L. Lewis of Fountainville, Pennsylvania passed away on April 14, 2022 at Accordius Health in Mooresville, North Carolina. Born in Doylestown Boro, Pennsylvania on June 18, 1946, Sandra was the daughter of the late Elias Walter and Helen Lydia (Naegele) Mill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul R. Lewis. Sandra meet Paul while as a student...
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Anthony "Tony" Rabitz

April 1, 2022

Anthony S. Rabitz of New Hope, PA, passed away at home on Friday, April 1, 2022 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was 72 years old. Born in Johnstown, PA, Tony was the son of Jane Sottile Jones and the late Stanley Rabitz. He is survived by his wife Jo Ann Battagliese Rabitz, his children Tony, Nicole, Michael and Ryan; daughters-in-law Tara and Shannon; grandchildren Taylor, Dalia,...
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Betty Jean Rieders

March 16, 2022

With family by her side, Betty Jean ("BJ") Rieders passed away at her home in Rushland, Pennsylvania. Born in Sharon Hill, PA the second child of Hannah and Elbridge Stockwell, BJ was beloved by her family and many friends for her kind, free and fun-loving spirit, her beautiful singing voice, and ability to find beauty and joy anywhere and everywhere. Betty Jean graduated magna cum laude from...
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Betty Lou Klein

March 4, 2022

Betty Lou Vandegrift Klein of Doylestown passed away peacefully on March 4, 2022. Born in Hatboro, PA on September 26, 1941 she was the beloved wife of the late Fred Klein and loving mother of Gaela Cowley, Krista Cowley (James DeLaney), and the late Charles Cowley. Betty enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, needlepoint and watching old movies on TCM. She studied astrology, baked delicious...
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Rosalie I. Radcliffe

February 18, 2022

Rosalie I. Radcliffe of Chapel Hill, NC, passed away on Feb. 18, 2022 at UNC Hospice Center. She was 83 years old. Rosalie was born on July 21, 1938 in Doylestown, PA to W. Byron and Dora S. Radcliffe. She is survived by her brother, James B. Radcliffe (Mary) and her sister, Audrey R. Taylor (Frank) and several nieces and nephews & Mark Thompson (dear friend/honorary son). She was predeceased...
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David Eric Milks

February 13, 2022

David Eric Milks of New Hope, PA, age 76 passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022 at Doylestown Hospital. Born in Willow Grove, PA David was the son of Alton and Signe Milks, formerly of Pipersville, PA, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister Margaret Carter of Geneva, FL; brother Jim Milks of Selinsgrove, PA and brother Bill Milks of New Hope, PA. Surviving...
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George M. Davis

February 12, 2022

George Morrison Davis, 87, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2022, in New Hope, PA after a difficult journey with dementia. At the time of his passing, George was at home with his beloved wife and daughter by his bedside. He is survived by his wife Carmella Fresco Davis; his two children, MaryAnn Davis Musselman and George Mark Davis; his son-in-law John Musselman; as well as three...
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Maria DeGiosafatto

February 11, 2022

Maria Caterina DeGiosafatto, 92, of Philadelphia and Doylestown slipped peacefully away to be with the Blessed Mother on Friday, February 11, 2022. She was surrounded by family at the time of her passing. Caterina was born to Domenico and Filomena Pitone on October 19, 1929 in Santa Caterina dello Ionio, Italy. She met her husband, Sabatino, and moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Caterina is...
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Albert A. Rauch

February 6, 2022

Albert "Al" Rauch Jr. passed away on February 6th, 2022 at the age of 92. He fought a courageous battle with brain cancer, never losing his trademark sense of humor. Al grew up in Northeast Philadelphia, where he excelled at many sports, but he loved golf. He was the youngest qualifier in prestigious Philadelphia tournaments. He played until 90, winning many tournaments. He became known as the...
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William A. "Bill" Frey, Jr.

January 25, 2022

William A. Frey Jr. (Bill) left this world for a better place on January 25 2022. He was a dedicated husband, father, Pop-Pop, brother and son. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet. Also his son, Andrew (Jennifer) of Maine and his daughter Joanne Roth (Thomas) of Germany, along with his 7 grandchildren, Julia, Samuel, Christian, Matthew, Wendy, Jessica and Hailey. Also his younger sister...
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Alfred "Fred" M. Chiappetta

January 19, 2022

Alfred ("Fred") Michael Chiappetta passed away peacefully on January 19, 2022 at the age of 78. At the time of his passing, Fred was at his home with loved ones by his bedside. Fred is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Toni (Zucco) Chiappetta, his daughter Dr. Nicole Hazlett and her husband Dr. Shawn Hazlett, and his son Russell Alfred Chiappetta and his lovely wife Laura (Mila)...
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Gregory F. Sluzalis

January 18, 2022

It is with incredible sadness that we announce the passing of Gregory Sluzalis, 56, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, while surrounded by his beloved wife and daughters after a brief, unexpected illness. He is survived by his wife of 31 years Janice Campbell Sluzalis, daughters Krista Sluzalis and Lauren Sluzalis. He is also survived by his sisters Pat (Lee) Ryan, Frances Brook, Mary Wouters, Joan...
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Grace Catherine Kroscavage

January 8, 2022

Grace Catherine (nee Mulligan), wife of the late Thomas Kroscavage of Buckingham, died in the hospital on Saturday, January 8th, 2022 at 11:05am. Cathy, whom she liked to be called, was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (nee Stritz) Mulligan of Jeanesville, PA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Thomas and Joseph, and her sister, Maurita Phillips. ...
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Robert B. Trimble, Sr.

January 7, 2022

Robert B. Trimble Sr, age70, of Warminster, PA passed away suddenly but peacefully Friday, January 7, 2022 at his home. He was born May 31, 1951 in Philadelphia. He attended Cheltenham High School and Spring Garden Institute. He was an auto and truck technician and retired in June 2021 from Interstate Fleet Service after 24 years. Bob was an avid fan of drag racing, jeep racing and slot car...
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Richard T. "Dick" Olownia

December 17, 2021

Richard T. Olownia of New Castle Delaware passed away on Friday December 17, 2021 of Covid related illness at Saint Francis Hospital in Wilmington Delaware. Dick, as he was affectionately called by family & friends, was to be 80 this coming January 5th 2022. He was born in the Bronx N.Y. and grew up in Astoria Queens. He was the son of the late Thaddeus (Ted) & Helen (Stass) Olownia. Dick...
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Stanley E. Beckett

December 16, 2021

Stanley E. Beckett, of Penndel, passed away peacefully on December 16, 2021. Born in Riverside, New Jersey on July 4th, 1925 to the late Henry and Daisy Beckett, he was 96 years old. Stanley was the beloved husband of late Virginia Beckett (Martin) for 68 years; Loving father of Carol Reedman (Harold), Alan Beckett (Janet), David Beckett (Natalie), and grandchildren, Elizabeth,...
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Conner Robert Owens

December 11, 2021

Conner Robert Owens Conner Robert Owens of Warminster and Horsham passed away on December 11, 2021. He was 22. He was born in Abington, Pennsylvania. Conner is survived by his mother, Joanna Black (nee Saxer), his father, Joseph Owens, his step-mother, Krista Merrick-Owens, and his step-father, Edmund Black. Conner is also survived by two loved and loving sisters, Casey Owens and Chloe Black...
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John F. McDonald

December 1, 2021

John F. McDonald, of Solebury, PA, passed away on December 1st 2021 at the age of 76. He was the loving husband of Mary (Mullin) McDonald (51 Years) and father of John, Jr (Renee), Brian (Lisa), Megan Cawley (Michael), and Kristen Slack ( John). He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren, Madison, Sean, Andrew, Lauren, Luke, Riley, Doug, Will and Lily. Also, his sister, Carol Whartenby. John...
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Olga M. "Ollly" Dragos

November 28, 2021

Olga "Olly" M. Dragos was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this life on November 28, 2021 at the age of 97 preceded in death by her husband of 63 years William. She was loving mother of Jeffrey (Lucinda) of Littleton, CO, Kenneth (Diane) of New Hope, PA and Paul of Sandwich, MA; proud grandmother of Gabriel, Julian, Scott, Carissa and Rachel; and...
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Matthew A. Melendez

November 23, 2021

Matthew Andrew Melendez, of Buckingham, died suddenly on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. He was 20 years old. Born in Newtown and raised in Buckingham, Matthew was the son of Michael and Dina (Maschi) Melendez. He attended Buckingham Elementary, graduated from Central Bucks East in 2020 and was a sophomore at Temple University. Matthew has and will always be the bright light in our world. His...
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Lawrence D. Yeziorski

November 22, 2021

Lawrence D. Yeziorski, 71 of New Hope formerly of Philadelphia passed away on November 22, 2021. Beloved husband of Helen Martin. Loving father of Lawrence M. Yeziorski. Also survived by his dear mother Helen Yeziorski, his brothers Ronald (Sherry), Robert (Michelle), sisters Helen "Sissy" Stock (the late Joseph) and Margaret "Peggy" Offenback (Thomas). Also survived by numerous nieces and...
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Larry Bamford

November 11, 2021

Lawrence "Larry" M. Bamford of Buckingham, PA passed into his eternal home on November 11, 2021 at the end of a long battle with a complicated medical history. He was 69 years of age. Larry was the son of William "Harry" Bamford and Mary Bamford (ne: Vigilante), each of whom preceded him in death. He was the beloved husband of Katherine Bamford, who passed away in 2013. Surviving are his two...
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John L. C. Owen

October 31, 2021

John Lawrence Cavin Owen, aged 51, passed away Sunday, October 31st,2021 at home after a valiant fight with metastatic gastric cancer. Born in Detroit Michigan, he was the beloved son of Martha Cavin of Austin, Texas and R. Thomas and Catherine Owen of Atlantic Beach, Florida. John attended high school in Austin and furthered his education at the University of Texas-Austin graduating from...
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Dr. Werner E. Hoff, III

October 30, 2021

Werner E. Hoff III, fondly referred to as "Doc" peacefully transitioned from his physical body on Saturday October 30, 2021 after a valiant fight with lung cancer. Lovingly remembered by his two daughters, Lori and Lisha Hoff, his former wife Lynn Hoff, his brother John Hoff and his sister Helen Hoff. Son of Werner J. Hoff Jr and Doris Hoff, Doc was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and spent his...
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Lucille A. Harris

October 11, 2021

Lucille A. Harris passed away peacefully on Monday, October 11, 2021. She was 89. Lucille is survived by her sons, Charles J. (Kathy) Harris of Philadelphia, PA, and Dennis (Tammy) Harris of York, PA, Kevin (Claire) Harris of Furlong, PA, and daughter Colleen (John) Perilli of Chalfont, PA; her siblings Marie Fierimonte-Catallo, Daniel (Elaine) Smaltini, and Deanna Smaltini, her 14...
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Charles A. "Chuck" Azar

October 9, 2021

Charles T. "Chuck" Azar passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 9, 2021. He was 86. Chuck was the beloved husband of Petra Azar for 38 years. In addition to his wife, Chuck leaves behind his loving children Deborah and Alexander Azar, his grandchildren; Tracy, Natasha, and Anna, as well as his great-grandchildren Isabella and Alyssa. Chuck was a quiet, gentle man, an engineer, an...
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Loretta R. Duffy

September 18, 2021

The title of "best grandmother in the world" is officially open for applicants after its previous holder of more than twenty years passed into the next world on Saturday, September 18, taking with her a mean carrot recipe and the best laugh you've ever heard. Loretta R. Duffy, known to her favorite people as "Mom" and "Mom-Mom," ended her adventure of eighty-two years surrounded by the love of...
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Walter Homacki

September 17, 2021

Walter Homacki of Buckingham passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at his daughter Stacey's home in Quakertown surrounded by his daughters. He was 90 years old. Walt was born on his family's dairy farm on April 1, 1931. According to Walt, it was "snowing like hell and it's been snowing on me ever since". Walt grew up on Holicong Road in Buckingham, Pa, with his mother, father, and...
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Harriet Leabman

September 11, 2021

Harriet Leabman (nee Stein) of New Hope, formerly of Phila, passed away on Sept 11, 2021. She was 73 years old. She grew up in Southwest Phila and attended Longstreth Elementary School, and Shaw Junior High School. She then attended Bartram High School before moving to northeast Philadelphia, where she transferred to and graduated from Northeast High School. Harriet attended Shabbos services...
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Chester R. "Chet" Humphrey

September 9, 2021

Chester R. "Chet" Humphrey of Quakertown, formerly of Warminster, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Phoebe Meadow Glen, Richlandtown, Pa. He was 96. He was the beloved husband of the late Andrea A. (Reichart) Humphrey. He is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly Sweeney (Kevin) of Quakertown, Pa. and Dawn Tremmel (Kenneth) of New Britain, Pa. He deeply loved and adored his...
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John W. Jones, III

August 30, 2021

John W. Jones, III, 62, of Solebury Township, PA, died on Monday, August 30, 2021 from complications related to COVID-19. John is survived by his wife Melanie, son Avery, daughter Elsie, sister Barri and legions of friends, colleagues, and golf partners. All of them mourn the untimely loss of a man with a curious mind, lightning-like wit, golf prowess and an uncanny ability to talk with anyone...
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Richard D. Wainwright

August 29, 2021

Richard D. Wainwright of Lumberville, PA died on Aug. 29, 2021 at his home. He was 85. Survived by his wife and life partner, Ruth Kilmer. Born February 3, 1936 in Phila, he was a Germantown HS and Philadelphia Textile College graduate, where he earned a BS in Textile Engineering. After graduating from college he worked for Dan River Mills in New York designing fabric. After 3 years he took...
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Charles J. Harris

August 23, 2021

Charles J. Harris, age 90, of Harrison Valley, PA, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021, at Carleton Nursing Home in Wellsboro, PA. He was born on August 30, 1930, in Philadelphia, PA, a son of Edward and Margaret (Lyons) Harris. Charles retired as a lieutenant for the Philadelphia Police Department. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War. Charles was active in his...
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Marion H. Foster

August 15, 2021

Marion H. Foster, of Forest Grove, PA, passed away on August 15, 2021 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 98 years old. Marion was the wife of the late Robert E. Foster and mother of Phyllis C. Foster, Charlotte Korba (Tom), Roger W. (Debbie) and Amy Jo Stolarick (Roger). She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions in Marion's name...
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Elizabeth Gladys Schade

December 30, 1938 - August 13, 2021

Elizabeth Gladys Schade, 82, after defying the odds and surviving Ovarian Cancer for fourteen years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 13, 2021. Born December 30, 1938, in Bristol, PA, Elizabeth spent the better part of her life in Carversville, PA. She was the beloved wife of Francis G. Schade, who never left her side for 64 years, especially during her courageous health...
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Pauline M. Schmidt

July 31, 2021

Pauline M. Schmidt of Doylestown passed away peacefully on July 31, 2021. She was 91. Pauline was born in Manhattan, NY to Carmela and Pasquale Bencivenga. She is survived by her children, Robert Devaney (Barbara), Anne Perez (Barry), and Christopher Devaney, and grandchildren, Robert Devaney Jr. "Bobby", Christopher Perez, and Jessica Barry (Sean). Pauline is preceded in death by both of her...
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Michelle Murphy

July 29, 2021

Michelle Alison Murphy passed away suddenly at Doylestown Hospital on Thursday July 29th at the age of 46. Michelle was born at Abington Hospital on February 9th, 1975. She is survived by her loving husband of 13 years Peter Murphy, 3 Children, and 1 Grandchild: daughter Abigail Berg (husband Brandyn Berg), sons Sean Murphy and Liam Murphy, and grandson Hank Berg. Michelle is also remembered by...
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Jeremiah F. Keeley, Jr.

July 9, 1952 - July 27, 2021

Jeremiah F. Keeley (Jerry), 69 , of Willow Grove, passed away suddenly July 27, 2021. Dear son of the late Jerry and Betty Keeley and close friend and brother-in-law of Mark Reckeweg. Jerry will be sadly missed by his sisters Andrea Browne (Allan) and Betsy Reckeweg, his nephews Mark Reckeweg, and Adam Reckeweg (Brittany) and their children Blake and Ainsley, his nieces Robyn Reckeweg, Becky...
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Linda Karen Tomlinson

May 18, 1946 - July 27, 2021

On July 27, 2021 Linda K. Tomlinson (Queen) passed away after a lengthy battle with heart disease. Linda was raised in Falls Township and attended elementary school in Fallsington. She went to Kindergarten in the Fallsington Library, because at that time it was not held in the school building. After moving to Neshaminy Woods in Langhorne, she attended school in Neshaminy and graduated in...
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Renate Hermes

July 14, 2021

Renate E. Hermes of San Diego, CA passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. She was the wife of late Hans J. K. Hermes, who passed away on July 10th of 1989. She was born in Jena, Germany. She was the daughter of late Karl and Gertrud Schonberger. She was a resident of San Diego, CA for 2 years. She previously lived in New Hope, PA and Long Island, NY. Ms. Hermes last worked at...
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Mary Hallowell

July 12, 2021

Mary Tyson Pickering Hallowell, age 97, died on July 12, 2021 in Doylestown, PA. Most recently she resided at the Pine Run Retirement Community in Doylestown. Better known as "Mollie," she was born in Woodbourne, Bucks County, daughter of the late Henry and Esther Pickering. She attended George School (class of 1941) and was graduated from Penn State University in 1945 with a Bachelor of...
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Patricia "Patsy" Sly

July 7, 2021

Patricia (Patsy) Sly of New Hope, passed away peacefully in her home on July 7, 2021 at the age of 86. Born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, she was the beloved daughter of Leonard Tibbits and Irene Gavigan. Patsy was the cherished wife of the late Lester (Skip) Sly. Patsy is survived by her children: Sharon Sly Steves of St. Charles Illinois, Pamela Kerwin of Ormond Beach Florida, Patti Twaits of Lake...
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D. Stephen Cable

July 1, 2021

D. Stephen Cable, of Lower Nazareth Township, passed away suddenly on July 1, 2021. Stephen was a long time Funeral Director and former owner of Leaver/Cable Funeral Home in Buckingham, PA. He was also a church organist for many churches over the years, and currently at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Northampton. He was a member of and former President of the Solebury Lions and was a...
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Margarete H. Renard

June 29, 2021

Margarete Kessler Renard was born November 1, 1926 in Germany. To say her name is to remember the heart of her home and heart of our family. She is joyful, loving, affectionate, passionate, youthful and sensitive. Margarete possesses a 'classy wildness' about her that is irresistible and makes her unique. She always made room at her dining table for her family, friends, and the children she...
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Helen M. Scanlin

June 25, 2021

Helen Marie Scanlin (nee Schrotz) 95, passed away on June 25, 2021. Born January 3, 1926 in East Falls Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Frederick Schrotz and Catherine (nee Tracy) Schrotz. A graduate of St. Peter's Business School, she shared her skills while contributing to her church and community throughout her long life. Her many associations included Circle of Friends at Our Lady of...
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Harriet S. Cryer

June 22, 2021

Harriet S. Cryer, of Lewis Center, OH, formerly of Buckingham, PA, passed away on June 22, 2021. Harriet was a graduate of Central Bucks High School. She worked for over 20 years as a veterinary assistant at Buckingham Animal Hospital. She enjoyed gardening, oil painting, sewing, crocheting and baking. Harriet was a former parishioner of New Hope United Methodist Church. She was the loving...
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Francis W. Ford

June 22, 2021

FORD, Francis William, MD, age 75, formerly of Doylestown, passed away Tuesday, June 22nd at home. He was a graduate of St. Joseph's Preparatory School in 1964 and received his BS from St. Joseph's University in 1968. Francis went on to receive his Medical Degree from Temple University in 1972, and fulfilled his residency program in General Surgery at Abington Hospital in 1976. He served in the...
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Lillian J. Porter

June 13, 2021

Lillian J. Porter, answered God's call on June 13, 2021. She was 101 years old. She was the wife of Richard J. Porter for 50 years. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Joseph J. and Anita Johnson (nee Griffin). Lillian was the mother of five children, Beverly (Bill), Clifford (Dorothy), Susan Elizabeth, Allan Robert and David Richard. Grandmother of nine, great grandmother of 15...
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Mary S. Nystrom

June 4, 2021

Mary Irene Stapler Nystrom passed away peacefully on June 4, 2021 at Pennswood Village in Newtown, PA. Born in Trenton, NJ on June 19, 1927, Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Lennart Nystrom; her parents, Robert Kenderdine Stapler and Mildred Miller Stapler; and her sisters, Ruth S. Eynon and Esther S. Hart. Mary is survived by her nieces, Kathy Hart Rogers (Tom) of Buckingham, PA...
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Donald F. Steele

May 26, 2021

Donald F. Steele, 83, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2021. He was born to the late Murray H. Steele and Margaret E. Steele in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on April 6, 1938, and grew up in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three children. He played catcher for one of the original Little League baseball teams and lettered in wrestling at...
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David H. Rennie

May 16, 2021

David Hugh Rennie passed away, at age 61, on May 16, 2021, while visiting family in New Hampshire. David leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Helen, his daughter, Karalyn, and his son, Hugh. He is the son of Paul Rennie (pre-deceased) and Kathleen and brother to Joanne and her husband David, Paul and his wife Tracy, and Karen and her husband Scott. In addition, David leaves behind twelve nieces...
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Edward E. "Eddie" Ennis, III

April 28, 2021

Edward E. Ennis, III, "Eddie", of Conshohocken, formerly of Clifton Heights, passed away on April 28th at Bryn Mawr Hospital after a brief illness. He was 48 years old. Ed was a graduate of Upper Darby High School, class of 1990, and was a proud member of the Subway Alumni of the University of Notre Dame. Eddie worked for many years for American Airlines, a job that took him to cities such...
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Dolores Claire LaBonte

April 18, 2021

Dolores Claire LaBonte (nee Lavoie), of Audubon, PA, passed on April 18, 2021. She was formerly from the Lewiston/Auburn area in Maine, and of Newportville, PA. She was 96. Born on Aug.20, 1924 in St. Antonin, P.Q., Canada, to Ernest Lavoie, Sr. and Claudia (nee Martin), Dolores was one of 15 children born to them. She was the second youngest and most recently became the longest lived at 96...
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Dale Smoot

April 15, 2021

Dale Howard Smoot of Telford passed away peacefully on April 15. Born in Sellersville on May 6, 1933 he was a lifelong resident of the Souderton/Telford community and a graduate of Souderton High School. He was preceded in death by his parents Dalphus H. Smoot and Dorothy (Rosenberger) Smoot as well as his brother John D. Smoot. Dale is survived by his three children Mark Todd (Nancy) Smoot...
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Geraldine Isenberg

April 13, 2021

Geraldine Reba Isenberg, "Jerry", of Doylestown, passed away on April 13, 2021. She was 84 years old. She was born in Trainer, PA, to Samuel and Evelyn Edge. After high school, she became a certified x-ray technician working at Crozer-Chester Hospital. She lived in Pottstown for 13 years. Later, she moved to Bucks County, and eventually worked at Doylestown Hospital as the Director of...
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Jacqueline Hogan

March 29, 2021

Jacqueline "Jackie" Hogan (nee Catalano) passed away March 29, 2021, age 76 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Michael J; devoted mother of Marybeth (Bob) Kennedy, Colleen (Jerry) Nachurski and Leslie (Scott) Boyle She was the very proud grandmother of 5 loving grandsons Bobby, Scott Michael, Connor, Andrew and Zachary. Cherished Sister of Mary Creeden (the late Mike) and Teri Polis...
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Kathleen Paolino

March 19, 2021

On Friday, March 19, 2021, Kathleen Paolino loving mother of four children passed away at the age of 82. Kathleen was born on May 6th, 1939 in the Bronx, NY to Joseph and Nancy McDonald. Kathleen spent most of her working years as a homemaker raising her three children, daughter Denise and sons Dean and Kevin in Whitehouse Station, NJ. Baby Keith passed at birth but always remained close in...
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Rita Campbell

February 18, 1934 - March 18, 2021

Rita Campbell, of Doylestown, PA, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2021. She was 87. Rita was born in Philadelphia to Theresa nee Drzalowska and William Klepczynski. She is survived by her loving children, Joseph P., III, David (Joelene) and Gerald W. (Sylvia); grandchildren, Devon, Joseph, Patrick, Aidan, Maura, Mitchell, Travis, Daulton, Griffin and Mason; and her brother, Dr. William...
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Steven Chapman

March 4, 2021

Steven Augustine Chapman of Warrington, Pennsylvania gently passed on Thursday, March 4, 2021. He was 76. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and coach, Steve is survived by his wife, Dale Matthes, his children: Tricia Chapman (David Farbaniec), Luke Chapman, and Bridie Chapman (John Millaway); and his step children: Jesse Jaslow, Noah Jaslow and Seth Jaslow. Steve was adored and blessed by...
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Mary Marchman

March 1, 2021

Mary Claudia Marchman Jan. 24, 1952 - Mar. 1, 2021 Claudia Marchman passed away in her home in Furlong, PA on Mar. 1, 2021 at the age of 69. Claudia was born near Chicago, IL, but as a young child, her family moved out west settling in Palo Alto, CA. She graduated from Cubberley High in 1969, a time of great activism. Claudia was an avid reader and she became active at the school newspaper, the...
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Brad Frith

February 21, 2021

Brad Carter Frith of Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania, passed away at his home on February 21, 2021 at the age of 47. Brad was diagnosed with ALS in January 2017 and after a courageous four-year battle, succumbed to the devastating disease. From the time of diagnosis, he was determined to make the most of every day. Brad attended Jefferson's Weinberg ALS Center quarterly for comprehensive...
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Vernon Biddington

February 17, 2021

Vernon F. Biddington Jr., 74, of New Hope, PA, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. He died peacefully at home with his family at his side. Vernon was born in Philadelphia, PA, where he was raised by his late parents Vernon Sr. and Emily (Wichterman) Biddington. After graduating from Bensalem High School, he enlisted for military service and was proud to have served in the United...
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Joan Decker

February 14, 2021

Joan Ann Decker, (Joni) 72 of Buckingham, PA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Feb. 14, 2021 after years of battling C.O.P.D. (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). She was born in 1948 in Phila, PA. and raised in Bucks County, PA. Joni graduated in 1966 from Neshaminy High School and Bucks County Technical School of Nursing. After graduation, Joni enlisted in the Women's...
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Walter J. Komarnicki

February 2, 2021

Walter Komarnicki, a long time resident of New Hope, PA, passed away on Feb. 2, 2021. He was 86 years old. Walt was born on July 16, 1934, in Bristol, PA to John J. & Katherine (nee Matkowski) Komarnicki and grew up on a farm in Lower Bucks County, PA. He enjoyed hunting and fishing along with gardening. In his early 20's he built "The Rendezvous Bar" located on Route 202, New Hope, PA. ...
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Eleanor Hofford

January 27, 2021

Eleanor Hofford, of Point Pleasant, died less than a week after celebrating her 91st birthday without family or friends on Jan 27th . She was In Doylestown Hospital where she was battling the corona virus, and was just weeks away from receiving the vaccine. She was born in Philadelphia on Jan 21, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Mary McClay Hofford and was predeceased by her sister,...
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Isaac Ashton

January 25, 2021

Isaac Timothy Ashton, age 21, went home to rest with Christ in January 2021. He passed away peacefully after a three-month battle with leukemia. Isaac was born in April 1999 in Langhorne, PA. He grew up in Lambertville, NJ, with his parents, four brothers, and grandparents. Surrounded by creative hard workers, a favorite memory of young Isaac is when at age 5, his father wouldn't give him a...
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Jane Weaver

January 22, 2021

Jane Louise Weaver (née Tretter) 86, formerly of Springfield, PA and Lancaster, PA, longtime resident of Family & Friends in Pipersville, PA passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Doylestown Hospital. Jane is survived by her sons Joseph Davis and Michael Davis, her grandchildren, Alexander, Gabrielle, Fae and Michael, and her sister Joanne DiMagno, brother Joseph Tretter Jr., and sister...
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Alec Davis

January 7, 2021

Alec Davis With deepest sorrow, we announce that A'kos Alexander 'Alec' Davis, age 15 our most beloved son, brother, family member and friend has passed away. Those who knew Alec, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives. Alec was born in Conroe, Texas and could call many places 'home' but none he was prouder of or more excited about than Doylestown, Pennsylvania. ...
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John Peter Johnson

December 31, 2020

John Peter Johnson passed away on December 31, 2020 at the age of sixty-four from an unexpected heart attack. Although his failing heart took him away from this world, he will forever be remembered for setting a strong example of hard work, inner fortitude and compassion for all who had the privilege of knowing him. Never one to visit his problems on others, he would rather carry the burdens of...
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Carol Scheetz

December 26, 2020

Carol Ann (DelGuidice) Scheetz September 23, 1950 – December 26, 2020 Carol Scheetz, 70, of Springfield, Pennsylvania passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at her home with her loving husband by her side. Carol Ann Scheetz was born on September 23, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York the daughter of Emanuel and Ella (Albertson) DelGuidice. She attended school in Philadelphia, PA and graduated...
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B. Lue Hansen

December 19, 2020

(Betty) Lue Hansen of Holicong passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Pine Run Health Center. She was 98 years old. Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, she was the daughter of Roy and Ruby (Johnson) Hood and was the sister of Doris Meighan (Thomas). She graduated from Mt. Lebanon HS, and earned her BS in Biology at Bethany College in 1944. While Lue was the head of the biology dept. at Thiel...
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James McCann

December 18, 2020

James G. McCann Jr. of Buckingham passed away suddenly on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Doylestown Hospital with his family by his side. He was 73 years old. Beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Molloy) for 53 years, loving father of Christi Troiano, James McCann III and Virginia McCann. He was a devoted grandfather to Nicole and Ashley, great-grandfather to Meela, Justin and Jameson, and was preceded...
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Joyce Scheller

December 4, 2020

Joyce Elvira Toms Scheller, 94, died on December 4th at Pine Run after a brief battle with metastatic breast cancer. Services to celebrate her life and legacy will be private. She will be interred at the National Cemetery in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. Joyce was born at home in Springdale, Warren Township, New Jersey on October 15, 1926 to Myra Belle Mundy and Herbert Toms. The...
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Douglas Forrest Cannon

November 24, 2020

Douglas Forrest Cannon, 89, of New Hope, Pennsylvania passed peacefully at home on November 24, 2020. Beloved husband and soulmate of Hellen Ison Cannon. Loving father of Douglas Forrest Whipple and Bradley Jay Cannon and caring father-in-law of Patricia Elizabeth Cannon. Adoring grandfather of Elizabeth Kate and Holly Anne Cannon. Dear brother of the late Jean Rogge Maris. Proud Uncle of Rick...
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Evelyn Betty Radelow

January 21, 1930 - November 8, 2020

Evelyn Betty Radelow was born in Philadelphia on January 21, 1930. She passed away in the Phoebe Richland Home Care Center in Richlandtown, PA on November 8, 2020. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, George H. and Doris Elizabeth Logan and her older brother, George T. Logan. She is survived by her husband, Hans, to whom she was married for 70 years. She is also survived by her...
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Mary White Kroszner

November 6, 2020

Mary White Kroszner, of Buckingham, Pennsylvania, passed away at home on November 6, 2020 at the age of 63. Born in Lumberton, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Cecile White. Mary is survived by her beloved husband Konrad Kroszner, her loving children Karen Zimmerman (Zachary), Brett Kroszner (Alessandra), and Kimberly DeLaurentis (Michael), and cherished grandchildren...
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Richard Edmund Patton

August 19, 1955 - November 5, 2020

Richard Edmund Patton passed away peacefully on November 5th, 2020, at the age of 65. Rick was born on August 19th, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA to Joseph "Pete" and Kathryn Patton. Rick was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, beginning his military service in 1972 and serving in the Vietnam War. After the war ended, he transferred to Quantico where he served as a bodyguard for the...
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William P. (Bill) Leonard

November 5, 2020

William P. (Bill) Leonard of Doylestown, PA, formerly from Glens Falls NY and Bethany Beach DE, passed away at home on Nov. 5, 2020 at age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was the loving husband of Alison (nee Gilchrist) and caring father to Shawn Helen Nicosia (Raymond) and Cindy Ann Leonard-Rodriguez (Steven). He leaves behind a loving legacy in his seven grandchildren: Shona, Alec...
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