Beck-Givnish Funeral Home

About Givnish Funeral Homes

On behalf of Life Celebration, I would like to thank you for your trust and provide some information on what you can expect from us. Our goal is simple - to get to know you and your family so we may provide the highest level of care in a way that is best for everyone involved. It is our pledge to do everything we can to provide you peace of mind as your family transitions through the time ahead. Again, thank you for your trust and confidence in us. If you have any questions about your loved one’s care, please do not hesitate to call me at 855-717-5224.

John F. Givnish

Our Obituaries

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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Augustine J. "Gus" Costantini

December 12, 2016

Costantini Augustine J. "Gus", passed away Monday, December 12th, at the age of 81. A proud Air Force Veteran, Gus loved fishing and sports. He coached little league baseball for several years and enjoyed watching the Eagles and Phillies. Son of the late Vincenzo and Julia Costantini, Gus is also preceded in death by his brothers Samuel and Vincent. He is survived by his beloved wife, Donna ...
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Helen Ross-Cottman

May 15, 1941 - December 7, 2016

Ross-Cottman Helen, also known as Ms. Helen & Granma Helen. Born on May 15th, 1941, she received her resting call on December 7th, 2016. Ms. Helen was born in Delaware County, but was raised in the Bristol, PA area. She graduated from Bristol High School in 1958. She went on to work for Keystone Lighting and retired from there. Helen leaves behind her son, Paul Kelly, Jr., three...
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George E. Plummer

December 5, 2016

Plummer George E., passed away Monday, December 5th, at the age of 68. Son of the late George M and Helen (nee Cole) Plummer, George is also preceded in death by his sister, Ethelyn Vender. A retired IT trainer for the state of New Jersey for 25 years, George loved cooking and baking and was very passionate about photography and the arts. George is survived by his nieces, Rachel (Chris)...
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Jason L. Guy

November 30, 2016

Guy Jason L., 39, of Langhorne, Pa., died unexpectedly on November 30,2016. Born in Bristol, Pa., Jason graduated Pennsbury High School, and attended Bucks County Community College, and Spartan Aeronautical University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He loved planes, cars, motorcycles, fire engines, hunting, fishing, rock and roll, 80's pop, sporting events, "fixing things", animals and special times with...
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Elizabeth M. (Reinech) Bretz

November 29, 2016

Elizabeth M. Bretz (nee Reinech), age 79, originally of Trenton, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Compassionate Care, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents'Alexander Reinech and the former Elizabeth Toth, her daughter, Debra L. Ricca, and her sister, Patricia Reinech, she is survived by her children; Lisa J. Lange, Stephen E. Bretz and Erika M. Gill, three...
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Lenora M. (Porrini) Hager

November 25, 2016

Hager, Lenora M. (nee Porrini), passed away peacefully on Friday, November 25th, at the age of 66. Daughter of the late Domenic and Dorothy (nee Robey) Porrini, Lenora is also preceded in death by her sisters, Edith Manning and Linda Chase, and her cherished family pet, her dog, Lexi. Lenora is survived by her loving children, Susan Hager, Maurice "Buddy" (Christine) Hager, and Paul Hager, and...
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Walter L. Peterson

November 23, 2016

Peterson Walter L., passed away Wednesday, November 23rd, at the age of 75 after a long courageous battle against Parkinson's Disease. A proud Navy veteran and 2 time cancer survivor, Walter was a true outdoorsman. He loved hunting and spending time at his home in the mountains. Walter also enjoyed working with his hands. When he was younger, he loved to put together and fix engines. As he got...
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Vera (Jones) Generose

November 22, 2016

Generose, Vera (nee Jones), passed away Tuesday, November 22nd, at the age of 86. Born in Hazleton, PA to the late Augustus C. and Beatrice (nee Davies) Jones, Vera was a graduate of Hazleton High School and worked for the Markle Bank. After marrying her loving husband of 64 years, John J. Generose, the couple moved to Levittown, PA and she began working in the Unemployment Office in Bristol,...
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Helen G. Brockway (Grimm)

November 22, 2016

Helen G. Brockway (nee Grimm), of Bristol, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2016. She was 89. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Grimm; the beloved wife of the late Earl T. Brockway; the loving mother of Dianne Brockway, Lorraine Norton (Robert), Ruthanne Kulesza (John) and the late Richard and Thomas Brockway; the cherished grandmother of Karena Bozarth, Matthew Kulesza and...
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Mary Kathleen Duggan, GNSH

August 15, 1926 - November 15, 2016

Sister Mary Kathleen Duggan, GNSH died November 15, 2016 at Lafayette Redeemer in the 67th year of her religious life. Born August 15, 1926 to John and Marguerita (Frisbee) Duggan in North Tonawanda, NY, Sister Mary Kathleen had a distinguished career in education. She graduated from North Tonawanda High School and earned a BA in English from DYC. Her MA in English Language and Literature and...
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Naina S. Patel

November 11, 2016

Naina Patel, 55 years of Newtown, PA, passed away on November 11, 2016. Loving daughter of Vithalbhai & Vimlaben Patel and Wife of Snehal Patel was born and raised in Sokhda and moved to the U.S. in 1980. All her life she had been the perfect daughter, sister, wife, mother-in-law, and mother to her children: Alay, Tanvi, and Dhvani. As a wife, Naina always remained supportive in all...
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Alvin E. Shook

November 6, 2016

Shook Alvin E., passed away Sunday, November 6th, at the age of 67. Born in Trenton, NJ to the late Abner and Leona (nee Sinclair) Shook, Alvin honorably served our country as a US Marine and proudly fought in the Vietnam War. He also retired from the Mauser Corp. after 23 years of service. Preceded in death by his brother, Boyd Shook, Alvin is survived by his loving wife, Robin (nee...
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Gregory J. Gesualdi

October 26, 2016

Gesualdi Gregory J., passed away Wednesday, October 26th, at the age of 65. Born and raised in Levittown, PA, Greg worked for the Selas Corporation for over 30 years. After retirement, Greg began his dream retirement job, spending the last two years of his life surrounded by "his fans" working as an usher for the Trenton Thunder and entertaining everyone in his sections. He was an avid Phillies...
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Clara A. (nee Jones) Grogan

October 20, 2016

Grogan (nee Jones) Clara A. passed away on October 20th, 2016 at the age of 88. She was the loving mother of Patricia A. Mason (Tony), Kathleen M. Kasprzyk (Bruce), Howard J. Grogan (Becky), Janet M. Snyder (Robert), Tracy K. Grogan, and Margaret M. Szerlik; grandmother of Eve Errickson (Mico), Amy Rackl (Michael), Bruce Kasprzyk (Christina), Stephen Kasprzyk, Jennifer Venturo (Paul), Jacob...
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Walter B. Garman, Jr.,

October 20, 2016

Garman Walter B. Jr, passed away Thursday, October 20th, at the age of 88. Walter was a machine operator for Patterson Paper Mill for many years but his true passion in life was gardening. He loved spending time tending to his plants and was a member of the National African Violet Association. Walter is preceded in death by his loving wife, Virginia (nee Klose), children, Virginia Sladek and...
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Jacquelyn A. (Strauss) Triestman

October 19, 2016

Triestman Jacquelyn A. (nee Strauss), passed away Wednesday, October 19th, at the age of 73. Born in Philadelphia to the late Joseph and Ada Strauss, Jacquelyn was a graduate of the Philadelphia Bible College. She served with the Chosen People Ministries. While there she was a much appreciated speaker at mission's conferences and taught at various ladies Bible studies and was blessed to see The...
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Carolyn Louise (Beers) Godin

October 17, 2016

Godin Carolyn Louise (nee Beers), passed away Monday, October 17th, at the age of 80. Born in Easton, PA to the late Edgar and Evelyn (nee Halteman) Beers, Carolyn graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1954. She then went on to earn her Nursing Degree at Easton Hospital in 1957. Nursing was more than a career for Carolyn; it was her passion, spending 52 years in at The Mercer Medical Center...
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Robert H. Schofield

October 10, 2016

Robert H. Schofield, 88, of Levittown, passed away on October 10, 2016. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Joan, his daughter Gail, and granddaughter Colleen. Robert was a lifetime member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Yardley Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, hunting, fishing, and playing his harmonica. Robert is survived by his daughter Gwen...
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Edna E. (Reiser) Ream

October 3, 2016

Ream Edna E. (nee Reiser), passed away Monday, October 3rd, at the age of 77. Edna enjoyed crocheting and loved the beach while spending time down the shore. Preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Martin, she is survived by her loving children, Debbie Weymer, James Ream, Robert Ream, Scott Ream, Amber Wolanski, and Elizabeth Ream, and 15 cherished grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Edna...
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George R. Wylie

September 30, 2016

Wylie George R., passed away Friday, September 30th, at the age of 81. The oldest son of 11 to the late George M. and Mary Josephine (nee Kiernan), George was born and raised in Trenton, NJ. After marrying the love of his life, Mary Ann (nee Hornyak), George moved to and spent most of his life in Falls Twp., PA, where he raised his family. A Proud Air Force Veteran, he loved bowling, casinos...
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Frank L. Letukas

March 17, 1940 - September 20, 2016

Letukas Frank L., of Fairless Hills, PA passed away at home peacefully on Tuesday, September 20th, at the age of 76. Frank was born on March 17, 1940 and raised in Wilkes-Barre, PA before moving to Fairless Hills in 1960. Frank graduated from GAR high school in Wilkes-Barre in 1957. Frank was a funny and charismatic man who enjoyed spending time with his beautiful wife of 55 years, Judy Letukas...
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Gladys E. Linkchorst

September 14, 2016

Gladys E. Linkchorst, a longtime resident of Levittown, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, just short of her 89th birthday. Born in Tamaqua, she resided in Lower Bucks for the past 65 years. Gladys took pleasure and pride in gardening, crocheting, quilting and church activities. She also loved to play Bingo with her friends at Oxford Valley Seniors. Gladys was preceded in death by her...
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Eleanor "Sis" Mehalic Brooks

September 2, 2016

Eleanor Mehalic Brooks "Sis", 83 of Levittown passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on September 2, 2016. Beloved wife of 49 years to the late Harold D. "Huck" Brooks. Daughter of the late John and Anna Mehalic. Loving mother of Patricia (Myron) Luszczak of Bensalem, Harold D. Jr. (Carol) of Coopersburg, Abe (Faith) of Langhorne, John (Shannon) of Levittown and Alfred ...
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Madeline (Kuhner) Teppert

September 1, 2016

Madeline Teppert (nee Kuhner), 84, of Bensalem, passed away peacefully on September 1, 2016, surrounded by her adoring family. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jack; her three children, Robert, Rose and Ron; two grandchildren, Mikey and Kaley; her sister, Emmi, and several nieces and nephews. Madeline was extremely proud of her eldest son's many years of service to the...
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Pauline S. Williamson Souchuck

August 26, 2016

Pauline S. Williamson Souchuck, 89, of Levittown PA, passed away on August 26, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Michael Souchuck. Loving mother of Michael Souchuck, Sr (Betty) of Levittown, Carol Campana (late Thomas) of Cape May, NJ, Stephen Souchuck (Ava Cooper) of Cherry Hill, NJ, and the late Sandra Souchuck. Grandmother of numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dear sister of Donald...
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Christopher Grover

August 9, 2016

Christopher Grover passed away Tuesday, August 9th, at the age of 28. Chris is survived by his parents, Russell Grover and Susan (nee Lisowski) and her husband Kenneth Mongold, and his sisters Dawn and Kimberly Grover. He is also survived by his nieces, Brittany and Julia Gindhart, and two great nieces. Family and friends are invited to Chris' Life Celebration on Tuesday, August 16th, from 4...
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John T. Swope, Sr.

August 7, 2016

Swope John T. Sr., passed away Sunday, August 7th, at the age of 68. The son of the late Harry and Jean Swope, John is also preceded in death by his sister, Joanne Swope. A proud Army Veteran, John served his country during the Vietnam War. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loved his Harley. He enjoyed boating and was a member of the Edgely Boat Club. He was also a member of...
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Paul "Thunderbolt" C. Cottman

July 30, 2016

Paul C. Cottman, (King) aka Thunderbolt 158, of Levittown, passed away on July 30, 2016. Paul was the devoted husband of Helen (nee Jones). He is also survived by 4 children. Family and friends are invited to Paul's Life Celebration, from 11-11:30am, Sat. Aug. 6th at the Salvation Army of Levittown, 215 Appletree Dr., and to participate in his Memorial Service at 11:30am. Interment private...
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Susan F. (Fisher) Barker

July 28, 2016

Barker Susan F. (nee Fisher), passed away Thursday, July 28th, at the age of 75. The daughter of the late David and Margaret Fisher, Susan is preceded in death by her loving husband, C. Harold Barker, Jr., her daughter-in-law, Tammy Barker, son-in-law, John Flynn, Jr., and her brother, James Fisher. She is survived by her children, William Barker and Cathy Sue Flynn, her grandchildren, John III...
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Eileen "Aunt" M. Nicholson

July 21, 2016

NICHOLSON Eileen M. "Aunt" passed away on July 21, 2016 age 62. Loving wife of Garry Nicholson. Loving mother of Keith Clark, Heather(Ron)Cheesman, and Alexis Clark. Beloved sister of John E. (Julie), Michael P. (Karen), Rosemary, and the late Joseph T. Murphy. Sister in law to Peggy Murphy. Also survived by a large loving family. Eileen was the owner/operator of Liberty Auto Tags for...
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Marie H. (Kramer) Weldon

July 9, 2016

Weldon Marie H. (nee Kramer), passed away at home in her sleep on Saturday, July 9th, at the age of 90. She is survived by her sons William (Donna), Daniel (Monica), Ronald (Lynn), and Robert (Andrea). She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren are Dr. Christine Wicker (Joseph), James, Matthew (Jennifer), Benjamin (Rose), Melissa, Rachael, David, Nathaniel, and Abigail, and 11 great...
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James T. Hynd, Sr.

July 7, 2016

Hynd James T., Sr., passed away Thursday, July 7th, at the age 70. James is survived by his children, James T. "Jimmy" Hynd, Jr. (Pam), Jennifer Tarity (Jeff), and John "Jack" Hynd, Sr. (Dianne), his cherished grandchildren, Lauren, Danny, Alexia, James, Cassadie, Nick, John Jr., Sarah, Sam, and Mackenzie, and great grandchild, Lucas Kilmer. James is also survived by his sister, Patricia Hynd ...
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Christopher Robinson

July 3, 2016

Robinson Christopher passed away on July 3, 2016 at the age of 26. He was the son to David Robinson and Edna Robinson, and brother to Robert Nagle and Jessica Robinson. He was the nephew and cousin to many relatives, and friend to countless people. While combing through pictures of Chris over the past few days, it was almost impossible to discover any that did not have a smile on his face...
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David A. Fitzgerald

June 10, 2016

David A. Fitzgerald of Falls Township died after a short illness on June 10, 2016. David graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in Philadelphia in 1968 where he was a standout athlete, lettering in track, cross country, and swimming. David served his country for two years in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Dave was a loyal Philadelphia sports fan. He was a proud Pennsbury School...
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