Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

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

David G. Pannepacker

August 11, 1932 - July 29, 2022

On July 29, 2022, David G Pannepacker, a lifelong Newtown resident affectionately known as "Mr. P." by the town, passed away at the age of 89. Dave was born on August 11, 1932, to Cleon and Evelyn Pannepacker. He graduated from Newtown High School on Chancellor Street and served stateside in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954. Dave worked for 33 years with the United States Post Office...
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Francis J. Quigley

July 28, 2022

Francis "Frank (or Franny)" J. Quigley 84 of Newtown, PA passed away on July 28, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Elaine Wagner Quigley. Loving father of Kathleen F. Quigley and son-in-law Robert Muller, James F. Quigley and his wife Christine. Grandfather of Joseph Muller, Mark Muller, Samantha Muller, Colleen Muller, Ryan Quigley, and Connor Quigley. Dear brother of Ann Quigley Whitcomb and...
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Joan A. Davis

July 27, 2022

Joan A. Davis 93 of Newtown passed away peacefully on July 27, 2022. Born on August 30, 1928 to the late Gladys (Christopher) and John Phillips. Beloved wife of the late Stanley H. Davis. Loving mother of Donna Russ and her husband John. Grandmother of Jennifer Smith (Jason) and John Russ, Jr. (Samantha). Great grandmother of Addison, Dorothy Joan, Taryn, Stanley, Millie and Dawson. Dear sister...
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William S. Kenderdine, Jr.

July 24, 2022

William Stapler Kenderdine, Jr, 91 of Southampton passed away peacfully with his family by his side on July 24, 2022. William was the beloved husband of the late Janice (King) Kenderdine. He is survived by his children William Stapler Kenderdine, III (Laurie) and Timothy Kenderdine (Lisa). Grandfather of Ryan, Jeffrey, Elizabeth and Sarah. Great grandfather of Theodore, Chase, and Charlette....
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Ann Vogel Richards

July 21, 2022

Ann Vogel Richards, 83 of Newtown passed away at Pickering Manor Nursing Home on July 21, 2022. Ann was a lifelong member of Newtown Presbyterian Church in which she served as a deacon and was a member of the Church Choir for many years. She was also a member of Bucks County Singers. ...
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Phyllis June Amendolara

July 15, 2022

Phyllis June (Falcone) Amendolara, 68, of Newtown, PA, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family and close friends on July 15, 2022, after a six year battle with Endometrial cancer. She leaves behind her beloved husband of nearly 42 years, Joseph Amendolara, daughters, Lauren (Andrew Albies) and Diana, granddaughter, Summer Paige, as well as her brother, Joseph Falcone (Madalena...
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Chris H. Robinson

August 28, 1962 - July 6, 2022

Chris H. Robinson, 59, of Langhorne, PA died on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Vitas Hospice, Philadelphia, PA. Born in Jonesboro, LA, Chris was a former long time resident of Levittown before moving to Langhorne. Chris is a Vice President of Operations for Delta Paper in Burlington, NJ. During his lifetime, he was a member of the Edgley Boat Club, where he enjoyed many summers. Chris was an avid...
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Barbara C. Snyder

March 22, 1931 - July 3, 2022

Barbara Cole Snyder died on July 3, 2022, at Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pennsylvania. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Warren P. Snyder, who died in 2017. She was also predeceased by her son Eric W. Snyder who passed away in 2021. Barbara is survived by her son Jeffrey Snyder and daughter-in-law Ellen Sim Snyder of Villanova, Pennsylvania; her daughter-in-law Lana Wiester...
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Agnes W. Pharo

June 21, 1950 - June 30, 2022

Agnes W. Pharo of Newtown, Pennsylvania died unexpectedly on Thursday June 30, 2022 at her home. Born June 21, 1950 in Trenton, New Jersey, she was 72 years of age . Aggi was the daughter of the late Veronica Doolittle and Stanley Bazylak. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Brill, her brother-in-law, Morris Brill, nephews, Brian Brill and Douglas Brill and her beloved cat, Doogie. Aggi...
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Jeffery R. D'Ardenne

July 16, 1960 - June 16, 2022

Jeffery R. D'Ardenne, 61, of Warminster, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 16, 2022, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeff was born in Philadelphia on July 16, 1960, to Jack R. and Doris M. D'Ardenne. On August 2, 1986, he married his best friend and soulmate, Carol A. Rowley, who was his "everything." His world was then made fully complete with the birth...
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Joseph Flum

June 13, 1924 - June 12, 2022

Joseph Flum, Esq. 97, life long Newtown Borough resident died on June 12 at his home. He is the son of the late Jacob and Mamie Marinoff Flum, co owners of Flum Depart Store in Newtown for over 60 years. Joseph is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in prelaw, he received his Juris Doctorate in 1951 and he practiced law until June 12, 2022. He was admitted to the bar before both the...
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Timothy Hugh Smith

July 3, 1946 - June 11, 2022

Timothy Hugh Smith, 75, of Titusville, NJ, died on June 11, 2022 at Center of Hope, Elizabeth, NJ. Born in Springfield, CO, Timothy was a long-time resident of New Jersey. Timothy is a graduate of Humbolt State College with his Bachelor's Degree in Literature. He was a land surveyor and a custodian for the New Jersey Library System. Tim Smith (known to many as Ile Lo Wo, which was his...
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June E. Florczak

June 9, 2022

June Florczak, 91, of Newtown, PA, died peacefully on June 9, 2022, and is now in the arms of the love of her life Ben Florczak, whom she shared 56 years of marriage. She was a devoted mother of Steven Florczak (Christine), Brian Florczak (Lorraine), William Florczak (Karen), and Gregory Florczak. June was the proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren, Patricia (Rick), Candace (Robert), Kelly (Jerry),...
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Leo Spadaccino

October 16, 1926 - June 5, 2022

Leo Spadaccino, age 95, of Levittown passed away on Sunday June 5, 2022 at Chandler Hall Hospice in Newtown. Born in Woodbourne, Pa. Mr. Spadaccino was a lifelong resident of Lower Bucks County. Mr. Spadaccino was a WW ll Navy Veteran serving in the South Pacific. After the war, he returned home and began his career as a template maker at U.S. Steel's American Bridge Division for 30 years until...
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William D. Woodring

April 30, 1961 - June 3, 2022

William "Bill" D. Woodring passed away on Friday, June 3rd surrounded by his loved ones. He was 61 years old. Bill is survived by his two children Benjamin Woodring and Erin Woodring, as well as his two sisters Elizabeth Woodring and Stephanie Tosca Taylor. Two nephews, Christopher Reese, and Evan Taylor, and three nieces, Valerie Reese and Emily and Aubrey Taylor. A great-nephew Jalen Montes...
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Ronald Small

August 22, 1958 - June 2, 2022

Ronald T. Small died at St. Mary Medical Center on June 2, 2022 at the age of 63. He was preceded in death by his wife Norma (nee Bradley). He is survived by his sister Joyce Goldberg. He graduated from Collingswood, NJ H.S. and until recently lived in Lancaster, PA. A former manufacturing engineer, he taught at York Technical Institute and the Harrisburg Area Community College. Ron was a...
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William J. Murphy

January 19, 1947 - May 30, 2022

William J. Murphy, 75, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully May 30, 2022. Born January 19, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William J. and Sarah S. Murphy. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna F. Murphy and his brother, Joseph Murphy. He was a loving Husband, Dad, Pop-Pop, Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend. He enjoyed golfing, travelling, fishing,...
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Christina Rose Keller

May 30, 2022

Christina Rose Markee Keller, 85, of Doylestown and a former Newtown resident for over 60 years. Born on March 31, 1937, in Germantown, PA, she passed away on May 30, 2022. Christina was a retired school bus driver for Council Rock School District with over 30 years of service, and she continued as a bus monitor. She was well known for her ability as a seamstress and for her needlework. ...
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William J. Murphy

January 19, 1947 - May 30, 2022

William J. Murphy, 75, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully May 30, 2022. Born January 19, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late William J. and Sarah S. Murphy. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Donna F. Murphy and his brother, Joseph Murphy. He was a loving Husband, Dad, Pop-Pop, Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend. He enjoyed golfing, travelling, fishing,...
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Eleanor D. Cooper

May 28, 2022

Eleanor Dougherty Cooper, 101 years old, passed away on May 28, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Walter Cooper. Loving mother of June C. King (Andrew) and Eleanor C. Zmuida (Late Vince). Grandmother of Andrew, Jessica, Kate and the late Corinne. Great grandmother of Dylan, Tessa, Leah, and Everly. Eleanor is the last of the Dougherty family of Louise Heck, Carrie Hilferty, Loretta Garvin, Alice...
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Rachael L. Callaghan

May 27, 2022

Rachael L. Callaghan age 39 of Holland. Passed away on May 27,2022. Loving daughter of Maria Panico Callaghan and Edward Callaghan. Dear sister of Kristen N. Callaghan (Christorpher Colgan). Longtime companion of Daniel Drum. Also survived by Madeline and MaKayla and numerous nieces and nephews. Rachael loved to golf and adored her dogs. She was an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoyed...
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Ralph M. Bye, Jr.

June 1, 1947 - May 23, 2022

Ralph M. Bye, Jr. of Newtown, PA passed away suddenly on Monday, May 23, 2022. He was 74. He is survived by his beloved wife Denise M. Bye (nee Gill) of 27 years, his children: Chris, Leah, Matt, and step daughter Jackie, as well as 7 grandchildren. Ralph is preceded in death by his step daughter, AnnMarie Gill, his father and mother Ralph Sr. and Anna Mae Bye. Ralph was a graduate of...
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Lawrence "Larry" W. Whyte

May 21, 1943 - May 20, 2022

Lawrence "Larry" W. Whyte passed away peacefully on May 20, 2022. He was 78. Larry was the beloved husband to Virginia "Ginny" Whyte for 54 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his loving daughter, Karyn Grindle and her husband David, and his son Michael Whyte and his wife Jennifer, as well as his 5 grandchildren: Benjamin, Lilyanna, Josephine, Kaitlyn, and Jordan. Larry grew...
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Jerome Jerry Redington

July 14, 1934 - May 16, 2022

Jerome (Jerry) J. Redington Today, there is a party in heaven! After 87 years of kindness, amazing accomplishments and devotion to family, Jerome (Jerry) Redington joined his brothers in heaven on May 16, 2022 after a brief illness. Born on July 14, 1934 in Kirkwood, MO, Jerry was no stranger to hard work, beginning with milking cows and goats for his family when he was in grade school, then...
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Maureen E. Becker

May 14, 2022

Maureen Elaine (nee: Klein) Becker, 84 of Langhorne, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 14, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Maureen was the loving and devoted wife of Raymond with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. She is survived by her son Michael (Elena) and her daughter Colleen. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Gabriella (Brian), Saraelena, Paul Richard, Michaella,...
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Shirley Gunkel

May 10, 2022

Shirley Gunkel, age 93, a long time resident of Yardley, PA, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of over 70 years, Paul Gunkel; daughters Heidi Camerlengo (Lou) and Wendy Gunkel (Roger); grandchildren Frankie Camerlengo and Melinda Baldi (Charles); great-grandchildren, Francesca and Theodore Baldi; and her brother, Thomas Conrad (Barbara). ...
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Doris Jane Westphal

March 22, 1931 - May 8, 2022

Doris Jane Westphal, 91 of Langhorne, passed away on Mother's Day May 8, 2022 after suffering a massive stroke and brain bleed. Although suffering with dementia for many years, she remained in her home almost to the end of her life. Daughter of parents Orville and Gertrude Hann, she was born on March 22, 1931. Beloved sister of Nancy Tillett and Robert Hann or Lambertville NJ. She...
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Donna Ferello Murphy

June 9, 1948 - May 7, 2022

Donna F. Murphy, 73, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully May 7. Born June 9, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA, she was a daughter of the late Vincent J. and Katherine W. Ferello. She was a loving Wife, Mom, Mom-Mom, Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Friend. She enjoyed traveling, her bowling leagues, her Bonco girls, and spending time with family. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband...
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Jeffrey + Nelson Tini

May 6, 2022

Jeffrey Tini (13 y/o) and Nelson Tini (9 y/o) of Newtown, PA. They are survived by their father Edward Tini of Philadelphia. Jeffrey and Nelson were strong young men. They were avid sports players, with a love for the game of Baseball. Jeffrey was an awesome swimmer, winning hundreds of medals and was also skilled in MMA. Nelson loved playing Baseball, was an amazing skier, had a passion...
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Joel Laske

May 5, 2022

Joel Laske, 90, of New Hope, passed away peacefully on 5 May 2022. Joel was born on 28 March 1932 to Max and Jeannette (nee Shleman) Laske in Bronx, New York. Joel served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and earned several medals. After serving in the Navy, he started his career in the textile industry where he worked for 50 years. He then went on to work for the United States Post...
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Robert F. Randolph

April 28, 2022

Robert F. "Bob" Randolph, age 86, of Holland, PA. died peacefully on Thursday evening, April 28, 2022, with his family by his side. Bob was born in Lambertville, New Jersey on Christmas Eve in 1935, and raised by "Mom" Elsie Long Janifer. Bob often shared many fond memories of his childhood with his brothers and friends, as he enjoyed hunting small game, fishing, swimming, getting into a bit...
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William M. Simmers

April 28, 2022

William M. Simmers, of Newtown, PA died on April 28, 2022 at Neshaminy Manor, Warrington. Born on February 22, 1937 in Bristol, PA, the son of the late Alvin E. Simmers and Lorraine Hunsicker, graduated from Neshaminy High School Class of 1955. He served four years in the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command, as a jet aircraft engine mechanic, at Lockbourne Air Force Base in Columbus...
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Margaret Ann Conrad

April 16, 2022

Margaret Ann Conrad (Peggy) 85 of Newtown passed away peacefully on April 16, 2022. Loving mother of Theodore R. Conrad, Sr. and the late Scott E. Conrad. Grandmother of Kathryn Conrad and Theodore R. Conrad, Jr. Dear sister of Eleanor Stockert and her husband Ernie. Peggy enjoyed every type of flower and loved spending time with family and friends. Peggy's last years were spent at Gloria...
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Agnes M. Tarczewski

July 18, 1935 - April 12, 2022

Agnes M. Tarczewski passed away peacefully with her family at her side on April 12, 2022, at the age of 86. Agnes was the beloved wife to the late John Tarczewski, and daughter to the late James and Bridget Donahue. Agnes is survived by her loving children; Jacqueline Hartman (Harold), John Tarczewski (Loretta), Joseph Tarczewski (Mary), and Justina Vilella (Carlos). Loving sister to the...
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Elizabeth B. Plum

June 25, 1936 - April 9, 2022

Elizabeth B. Plum passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the age of 85. Tish was the beloved wife to the late John B. Plum, her second husband, the late Albert Doggett, and daughter to the late Raymond and Katharine Brandes. She is survived by her loving children; John B. Plum, Jr. (Amy), Katharine Benson (late Jack) and David Plum, as well as her 7 grandchildren. Tish's...
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Betty Ann Titus

September 30, 1937 - April 6, 2022

Betty Ann (Sodano) Titus, a longtime resident of Yardley passed away April 6, at the age of 84. Born in Penndel, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Clara Sodano, formerly of Surf City, NJ. Betty graduated from Neshaminy High School, class of 1955. Shortly thereafter, she began her career with Bell Telephone. In 1992, she retired from GMAC after 31 years of service. After retirement,...
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Adam Johnson

December 23, 1994 - April 6, 2022

Adam Michael Johnson, of Hellertown PA. Went to be with the Lord Wednesday April 6th 2022, He was 27. He was Born in Bristol Pa; Adam was raised in Hatboro Pa. He was a graduate of Hatboro-Horsham High School, Class of 2013. Adam was dedicated to his family and friends, always there in times of need. He was an avid fisherman, e-gamer, chef, and Karaoke connoisseur. He was a team member for...
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Mary Louise Starrett

April 5, 2022

MaryLouise Elizabeth Starrett(Courduff),77 passed away April 5, 2022 peacefully in her sleep. Born in Philadelphia,Pa., MaryLouise has been a resident of Lower Bucks County for 51 years. Wife of the late Garry Starrett Sr. Preceded in death by her parents Freda and Charles Courduff and her siblings Charles, Fred and Lisa Courduff who were a huge part of her children's lives. She is...
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Gary Maucher

March 31, 2022

Gary Maucher, 66, of Yardley, PA, died on March 31, 2022 at his home. Born in Bristol, PA, Gary was a life long area resident. Gary was a self-taught upholsterer. He started working for his uncle Don (Don's Upholstery) in Bristol doing upholstery to pay for his Go Cart racing out of high school. Gary started his own shop in Penndel in 1977and moved to Newtown in 1980. During that time he...
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Robert G. Olson

June 4, 1924 - March 28, 2022

Robert G. Olson, 97, of Newtown, PA died on March 28, 2022 at the Birches of Newtown. Born in Boston, MA, Bob was a resident of Newtown for over 65 years. Bob is a graduate of Bentley College and a Veteran of World War II serving in the US Navy. He is a retired Business Manager from IBM after 40 years of service. Bob was a long time member of the Newtown Exchange Club and the Newtown...
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Geraldine A. Witkowski

January 16, 1931 - March 27, 2022

Geraldine A. Witkowski passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 27, 2022. She was 91. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter to the late Charles and Alice Witkowski. She was raised in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, along with her siblings, Helen, Leon (deceased), and Virginia. She is also preceded in death by four of her children: Linda, Paul, Susan and Alexandra Camarata. ...
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Leslie A. Heitz

January 3, 1952 - March 23, 2022

Leslie A. Heitz, 70, of Canadensis, PA, died on March 23, 2022 at St. Lukes Hospital, Allentown, PA. Born in Sandusky, OH, Leslie was formerly a 45 year resident of Langhorne, PA. Leslie is a graduate of Council Rock High School, the Moore College of Arts and Philadelphia College of Bible with a Teaching Degree. Strong and steadfast in her Christian Faith, she made the most of her...
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Carolyn Pannepacker

December 25, 1931 - March 16, 2022

Carolyn Pannepacker passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 after a brief illness. She had been staying with her son in the Northern Kutztown area. She was 90. Carolyn was born in December 25, 1931 in Newtown, the youngest of three daughters of Clarence and Esther Savidge. She graduated from Council Rock High School in 1949 where she was head of the Dramatics Club. She graduated with...
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Dwayne Gessner

April 20, 1966 - March 9, 2022

Dwayne Alan Gessner Dwayne Alan Gessner, 55, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday, March 9 at Jefferson Hospital of Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pa. A lifelong resident of Bucks County, he was born April 20, 1966 in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the son of Adele and the late John Gessner. He was a graduate of Council Rock High School and Middle Bucks Area Vocational School (now...
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Edwin J. Lucas, III

March 8, 2022

Edwin James Lucas III of Newtown, PA passed away unexpectedly on March 8th, 2022 at the age of 75. Jim is the loving husband of Cheryl and shared 54 wonderful years of marriage. He is the beloved father of E.J., Corrina, Keith, Melissa (Brad) and Stacy (Ramon) and his adoring grandchildren Cheyanne, Olivia, Ethan, Emma, Makayla, Lilyanna, and Tristan James with many nieces and nephews. Jim is...
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Rebecca LaRue Gray

July 15, 1935 - March 7, 2022

Rebecca Knight Gray, 86, of Newtown, PA, died on March 7, 2022 at Buckingham Valley Nursing Home. Born in Langhorne, PA., she was a life long Bucks County resident. Rebecca was a homemaker and worked with her husband the late Harvey Gray at his salvage yard in Newtown. Rebecca is the daughter of the late Raymond and Margaret Knight and the mother of the late Harvey K. Gray. She is survived...
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Elizabeth Hurst

January 7, 1962 - March 2, 2022

"As much as we humans like to plan, predict and control, life never goes according to plan. That said, my spirit has always been one that is goal oriented; forge ahead with determination and creativity. This approach worked out well; within 60 years I was able to work in different countries, rise in two very different professional industries, start my own business and raise two children within a...
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Winifred West

March 1, 2022

Winifred Sexton West passed peacefully on March 1, 2022. Her son-in-law and granddaughter Jennifer were present. She was 92. Winnie was born in New York City to Joseph and Mary Winifred Sexton. She grew up in the City and Pelham, NY. Majoring in French at Bryn Mawr College, Winnie spent her junior year living and studying in Paris, just five years after World War II. Winnie spent her...
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Diana A Corish

May 17, 1941 - March 1, 2022

Diana Corish (Bartus) of Newtown, PA went to her heavenly home after a lengthy illness on March 1st, 2022 at the age of 80. Diana was born in Elizabeth, NJ and grew up in Linden, then spending her adult life in Hunterdon County. She is survived by her son, Christopher Corish (Mary) of Downingtown, PA, and her daughter, Julie Daly (Robert) of Newtown, PA; her grandchildren, Katherine (Kate)...
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William T. Calvert, Jr.

March 13, 1943 - February 26, 2022

William T. Calvert Jr., passed away, at the age of 78, peacefully in the comfort of his home on Saturday, February 26th, 2022. William was born on March 13th,1943 in Philadelphia, PA. to the late William T. Calvert Sr. and Alice Calvert (French). He resided in Langhorne for the past 20 years, with his son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. Bill was a graduate of The Northeast Catholic...
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Leona Kessler Herman, "Lee"

February 25, 2022

Leona "Lee" Kessler Herman, 99, of Holland PA, a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, left this world February 25, 2022. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Lee Copper (Edward), Barbara Jeanne Perry (Peter) and Susan May Ryskamp (Philip); 7 grandchildren, Marion Perry, Keith Duzenski, Peter Perry, Jameson Perry, Daniel Duzenski, Rebecca Arroyo and...
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Marjorie Mae Kilian

January 4, 1927 - February 23, 2022

Marjorie Mae Kilian passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 23, 2022 at the age of 95. Marjorie was born in Luzerne, PA to the late George and Aleshia Mae Sage. After graduating high school, she served our country in the Air Force. It was there she acquired her nickname, "Mickey". Upon discharge from the Air Force, she resided in Bristol before settling down with her family in...
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Richard Enders

February 18, 2022

Richard Arthur Enders passed away peacefully on February 18, 2022, in Charleston, South Carolina. Born in Abington, PA in 1953, Rich grew up in Northeast Philadelphia where he graduated from George Washington High School in 1970. He received an accounting degree from Drexel University in 1975. Soon after college he started his real estate career with Century 21 Connie Boyle in Levittown and...
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John W. Wagner

February 18, 2022

John W. Wagner of Newtown, Pa., formerly of Philadelphia, suddenly passed at his home on February 18, 2022, at the age of 54. Dear son of Dolores (nee Bassetti) and the late Mark Wagner. Beloved husband of Cheryl A. (Condo). Loving father of Capri, Kristian, Kyle, and Dominc. Dear brother of Mark, Joseph (Tracie), and Monica Decker (Matthew). Son-in-law of Anne Condo, and the late Joseph. Brother...
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Heinz J. Heinemann

June 13, 1925 - February 16, 2022

Heinz Jochen Heinemann passed away peacefully of natural causes on February 16, 2022 at age 96. Formerly of Wyncote, he lived at Pennswood Village in Newtown, PA for nearly 23 years prior to his death. Born in 1925 in Berlin, Germany, his family immigrated to the United States when he was 2 years old and settled in Wyncote. Heinz graduated from Cheltenham High School in 1943 and enlisted in the...
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Rhys Thorin Alloway

July 30, 2021 - February 11, 2022

Rhys Thorin Alloway passed peacefully and gently into the arms of Jesus on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Rhys Thorin was born on July 30, 2021. A gentle, fierce warrior, he may have been the world's tiniest "Thor" but his strength was gigantic. He fought his way into this world against all odds only to love and be loved. Rhys is the son of Teresa Watson...
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Jane Frances Gatti

February 5, 2022

Jane Frances (Deorocki) Gatti, 91, of Trenton, NJ died on February 5, 2022 at St Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. Born in Trenton, NJ. Jane was a lifelong resident of Trenton. Jane was a graduate of Cathedral High School, Trenton, NJ. She was a former parishioner of Holy Angels Church, Trenton and a parishioner of the Church of St Andrew, Newtown Jane enjoyed gardening, sewing and taking...
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John W. Detlefsen, Jr.

February 4, 2022

John W. Detlefsen, Jr. a long-time resident of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 4, 2022. He was 91 years old. Born on October 4, 1930 to the late Walter and Anna Detlefsen, John grew up in Fanwood, NJ. After graduating from Scotch Plains High School, he joined the workforce, eventually working for Mack Trucks, where he met the love of his life, Sue. They kept in...
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John E. Quarles, Sr.

February 3, 2022

John Quarles, a longtime resident of Penns Park, PA entered into eternal rest peacefully at home on Thursday February 3, 2022 at the age of 93. Born on October 18, 1928 he grew up in Newtown and was educated at the former Newtown High School now known as Council Rock School District. John was employed by Gorski Disposal for a number of years. He was also skilled Mason and worked for Bush...
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Carl Thomas Gatti

February 3, 2022

Carl Thomas Gatti, 96, of Trenton, NJ died on February 3, 2022 at Attleboro Nursing and Rehab, Langhorne, PA. Born in Trenton, NJ Carl was a lifelong resident of Trenton. Carl is a graduate of Trenton Central High School and a Veteran of the US Navy serving in WWII and the Korean War. He is a retired Letter Carrier from the Trenton Post Office after 35 years. Carl was an active member of...
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Beverly Mae Richardson

February 2, 2022

Beverly Mae Richardson 82 of Newtown, Pennsylvania passed away on February 2, 2022 at St. Mary's Medical Center Hospice in Newtown. She was the loving daughter of the late Robert and Kathryn Harris Richardson. She attended South Union High School in her hometown of Uniontown, Pennsylvania graduating in 1957. Beverly was a long time resident of Newtown having moved there to babysit the son of a...
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Estelle M. Williams

February 1, 2022

"You're gorgeous" she would say warmly, with a put-on northern Jersey accent, as she gave you a big squeeze and giggled making anyone lucky enough to be in her embrace feel infinitely loved. This was Estelle May Murray-Williams, the beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, mentor, and dear friend who passed peacefully on February 1, 2022 at age 94 in her Newtown, Pennsylvania home....
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Laura C. Clappison

January 30, 2022

Laura Parry Cadwallader Clappison, age 98, passed away on January 30 at Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA. Laura was born and raised at Fairfield Terrace in Yardley. She attended George School, then went to Swarthmore College. While there, she met Charlie (deceased 12 years) and they married in 1943. Laura and Charlie raised four daughters: Lolly, Georgette, Libby and Debbie. While raising...
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Frank Thomas Yannett

April 20, 1926 - January 27, 2022

Frank Yannett, known as Brook to those who knew him well, passed away on January 27th, 2022 at the age of 95. Frank was a loving husband to Marie (nee Opallo) for 71 cherished years and beloved father of Frank Yannett (Susann), Linda Henry, Donna Yannett and Mark Yannett (Sarah). Frank was a devoted grandfather to five grandchildren, Leah Hobbs, Eric Lisausky, Catlin Yannett (Jake Lienhardt),...
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James Shigaki

December 5, 1933 - January 27, 2022

James Martin Kondo Shigaki Jim Shigaki, was born December 5, 1933 (the day of the repeal of Prohibition), in New York City, NY. His father, Motoki Shigaki, who was born in Kumamoto-ken, Japan, followed his father (Gotaro Shigaki) and brother (George Shigaki) and immigrated to the United States. While Gotaro and George settled in Hawaii and later moved to Seattle, Motoki settled in New York City...
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Carol S. McCormack

May 24, 1932 - January 22, 2022

Carol S. McCormack passed away on January 22, 2022. Wife of the late Eddie E. McCormack. Loving mother of Gwen Miller (Albert, Jr.) and Gail Marquette. Grandmother of three, great grandmother of eight. Dear sister of Keith Sheffler (Kathy) Carol enjoyed quilting, reading and spending quality time with her Christian friends at Grace Point Church where she also ran the Bible Study group. Family...
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Karen L. Barr

January 21, 2022

Karen L. Barr (nee Stoppel) 62 of Bensalem passed away peacefully on January 21, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Amos M. Barr, Jr. Loving mother of Andrew M. Barr (Tyler Zeoli) and Brian M. Barr (Nefertiti Jenkins). Step-mother of Amy Eshelman (Zeb) and Amos M. Barr, III (Leslie). Dear sister of Leslie Love (Ian), Sharon Jankowitsch (John) and Kristine Burns (Thomas). Karen enjoyed spirited...
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Madeline W. Kerns

January 17, 2022

Madeline W. Kerns of Newtown, PA, passed away Monday, January 17, 2022, at the age of 91. Born in Newtown, PA to the late William W. and Laura R. Wiggins. Madeline is survived by her children, Charyl (David) Hills and Frank B. Kerns III, and her grandchildren Laura (Kyle) McHugh and David W. Hills. Services for Madeline will be held privately at the request of her family. Interment will be...
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Howard Charles Bailey

December 9, 1930 - January 15, 2022

All are welcome to celebrate the life of Howard Charles Bailey, of Newtown PA by attending a Graveside Memorial on Friday, September 9, 2022, 2:00 pm at Newtown Cemetery, 600 Washington Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940. Howard was born in Bristol, Bucks County, and was the son of the late George P. Bailey, Sr., and Helen M. (Simon) Bailey. Howard aka "Duffy" or "Beatle" graduated from Bristol High...
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Dolores M. Schwartz

January 14, 2022

Dolores M. Schwartz passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was 91 years old. Dolores was the beloved wife to the late Benedict J. Schwartz, mother to the late Benedict Schwartz Jr., and daughter to the late Charles and Helen (nee Bulger) Costello. Dolores leaves behind her loving children; Dolores Good (late Al), Bernadette Harding (Bill), Regina Beck,...
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Marianne E. Tracey

June 2, 1942 - January 11, 2022

Marianne passed away on January 11, 2022. She was 79 years old. She had retired as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center of Excellence for the Mental health treatment of persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders of UMDNJ-SOM (later Rowan University-SOM) in 2009. Born in Trenton, New Jersey daughter of the late Arthur and Isabelle Tracey on...
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Rosemary M O'Keefe

July 20, 1945 - January 6, 2022

Rosemary O'Keefe (nee Moraghan) of Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania passed away at home on January 6, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. Rosemary was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Louise and Edward Moraghan. Rosemary is survived by many loving friends. She graduated from Little Flower High School in Philadelphia. Rosemary had a long career in customer service and was retired...
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Doris W. Randolph

June 23, 1939 - January 2, 2022

Doris W. Randolph, age 82, of Holland, PA, stepped on board the Gospel Ship January 2nd, 2022 on a glorious Sunday morning with her family by her side. Born in Philadelphia, PA., Doris, along with her parents Helen and John Wilson and sisters moved to Newtown at the age of eight, joining her maternal grandparents. When not at home with her family, her favorite place to be was in church. She...
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Guy P. DiMascia

January 5, 1954 - December 30, 2021

Guy Peter DiMascia, of Wrightstown, PA, "formerly a resident of Philadelphia, PA for 60 years", passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Guy was born on January 5, 1954, to the late Domenico and Lauretta (née Tartaglione) DiMascia in Macchia d'Isernia, Province of Isernia in the Molise Region of Italia. Guy graduated from Northeast Catholic High School for Boys in 1971 and attended Drexel...
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Linford H. Bethman

February 12, 1940 - December 28, 2021

Linford H. Bethman, 81, of Newtown, PA died unexpectedly on December 28, 2021, at home with family by his side. Born in Abington, PA, Lin was a lifelong Newtown resident. Lin was a lifelong mechanic and business owner. He had worked at Agway and Bill Marsh Ford before starting his own business on Sycamore Street. He purchased and moved his business to Washington Ave in 1972. Lin is an avid...
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Vicki Kay Jones

October 15, 1951 - December 27, 2021

Vicki Kay Jones, age 70, of Newtown, PA passed away on December 26, 2021, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Beloved wife of the late Herman Jones, devoted mother of Kyle Neal Jones and Corey David Jones. She is the proud grandmother of Preston, Jordan and Jeremai. She leaves behind her brother David Johnson and his wife Kathy and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Vicki...
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Scott E. Conrad

July 20, 1962 - December 23, 2021

Scott E. Conrad, 59, of Richboro, PA died on December 23, 2021 at St. Mary Hospital. Born in Abington, PA, Scott was a former longtime Newtown resident. Scott attended Council Rock High School and was long time truck driver. He delivered concrete for JDM Materials for over 20 years. Scott is the son of the late Theodore Conrad and he is survived by his mother Margaret Pettyjohn Conrad and his...
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Phyllis Jean Morgan

December 28, 1931 - December 20, 2021

Phyllis Jean Morgan Phyllis Jean Morgan passed away on December 20, 2021, at the age of 89 at Holland Village, Holland, PA. She was born on December 28, 1931, in Roebling, New Jersey to Emil H. and Florence E. Spillman. She was married for 59 years to the late Ronald B. Morgan. After attending 10th grade at William Penn Senior High School in York, PA, Phyllis graduated from Morrisville...
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Merbin Andres Carattini

December 26, 2002 - December 14, 2021

With deepest sorrow we announce that our beloved son Merbin Andres Carattini, passed away suddenly on December 14, 2021. Although only 18 at the time of his death, Andres affected many people in his lifetime. Those who knew Andres, even just a little, lost a shining light in their lives.  Andres will be missed everyday by his mother, Maritere Carattini, his father, Merbin Carattini, his older...
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Ione Mella

February 6, 1932 - December 13, 2021

Ione Mella, 89, of Newtown, PA died on December 13, 2021 at the home of her daughter. Born in the Dominican Republic, Ione is a former resident of Puerto Rico before moving to Tennessee and then to Newtown. Ione enjoyed singing, painting nature and traveling the United States, Central and South America with her family. Ione is the wife of the late Dr. Ernesto E. Sanchez and mother of the...
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David A. Dill

December 13, 2021

David A. Dill, 70 of Yardley passed away on December 13, 2021. Beloved husband of Cheryl Eastman Dill. Loving father of Stephanie C. Dill and Andrea P. Terril (Parker). Grandfather of Ava and Ilsa. Dear brother of Priscilla Carroll, Brenda Troup (Kenneth), Noel Dill (Susan), Ward Dill (Wendy), Kenneth Dill (Cheryl), Carol Herts (Kenneth) and Eleanor Taylor (David). Also survived by numerous...
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Donald E. Abell

December 9, 2021

Donald E. Abell, 97 of Newtown, PA passed away peacefully on December 9, 2021. Preceded in death by his loving wife Geraldine (Sivori) and father of Lynn Abell and Peter (Christine) Abell. Don was born in Pitcairn, PA on October 20, 1924, to George Lester and Erma (Coleman) Abell and brother to George Lester Jr. Don started his engineering education at Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT)...
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Thomas D. Inskeep

August 26, 1955 - December 7, 2021

On December 7th, 2021, following a four year struggle with Lewy Body Dementia, Thomas Day Inskeep joined God's side while surrounded by his family at home. Tom was born on August 26th, 1955 to Robert and Fannie Mae Inskeep in Albion, Illinois. He graduated from high school in Danville, Indiana, and later the Indiana University School of Business after which he passed his CPA exam. Tom began...
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David M. Rozzi

December 7, 2021

David M. Rozzi, 65, of Newtown, PA died on December 7, 2021 at St. John Neuman Center, Philadelphia. Born in Uniontown, PA, David was a Newtown resident for over 50 years. David is a graduate of Council Rock High School, Class of 1974 where he played soccer. He loves sports and is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins fan. David is a retired postal carrier from the USPS after 35 years of...
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Terri Lynn Wilson

April 10, 1963 - December 6, 2021

Terri Lynn Wilson, age 58, entered eternal rest on December 6, 2021 at her home in Bensalem, PA. Born April 10, 1963 to Helen and Charles Wilson, Terri was the youngest of six girls. She and her best friend, Gayle, also her niece were just five months apart in age. As children they were inseparable. Terri grew up in Newtown, PA, and became a member of Macedonia Baptist Church at a young...
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Maryann McClister

October 27, 1938 - December 2, 2021

Maryann McClister (nee Stanford), passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 2, 2021. She was 83 years young. Maryann was born on October 27, 1938, in Somerville, NJ to the late Leland Elton and Margaret Mary Stanford. She moved to Bucks County in 1955. After school, she began a long-standing career as a nurse's aide until her retirement. In 1976, she met the love of her life, Stanley. ...
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Dorothy G. Lewis

May 7, 1923 - November 30, 2021

On November 30, 2021, Dorothy G. Lewis, age 98, passed away peacefully in her Newtown, PA home. Dorothy was born to Richard and Dorothy Garland (Lemon) on May 7, 1923 in the town of North Glenside, PA. with her brothers Richard, Herman and James and her younger sister, Shirley, all of whom predeceased Dorothy. Dorothy graduated from Abington High School and worked diligently for the Signal Corps...
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Michael A. Santicerma

November 29, 2021

Michael A. Santicerma, 35 of Holland formerly of Yardley, passed away at his home on November 29, 2021. He was a son, brother, nephew, cousin and was loved by so many. Throughout his life he had the kindest soul, touched the lives of countless hearts and was always willing to help others. A loving son of Anthony J. and Deborah A. Santicerma, dear brother of Matthew and his wife, Kimberly...
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Dorothea L. Barlow

March 17, 1934 - November 29, 2021

Dorothea L. Barlow, 87, of Newtown, PA, died on November 29 2021 at Doylestown Hospital. Born in West Chester, PA., Dottie was a long-time resident of Newtown. Dottie married her Pen Pal husband Donald after WWII and moved to Newtown. She is a long-time member of the Newtown United Methodist Church, serving in the Choir, the Bell Choir and the Children's Choir. Dottie studied music at Bucks...
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Cassandra Fox "Sandi" Bobek

February 23, 1959 - November 24, 2021

Cassandra "Sandi" Fox Bobek, 62, of Doylestown, PA died on November 24, 2021 at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown PA. Born in Waterbury, CT Sandi was a long time Bucks County resident. Sandi is a graduate of Central Bucks East High School and Bucks County Community College Nursing program. She also has her Nursing Home Administration certification. Sandi has worked at several nursing homes...
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Paul David Deen

April 27, 1950 - November 21, 2021

Paul David Deen, 71, of Newtown, PA died on November 21, 2021 at his home. He was born in Detroit, MI and raised in Cranford, NJ. Paul graduated from Cranford High School in 1968, attended Purdue then Drew University before enlisting in the United States Air Force where he served for 4 years. Upon his return he graduated Suma cum laude from SUNY (State University of NY) at Stony Brook with a...
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Dean A. Nichols

November 15, 2021

Dean A. Nichols, 72 of Newtown passed away on November 15, 2021. Beloved husband of Charlene M. (Wassum) Nichols. Loving step-father of Charles J. Alvarez (Jennifer), Terrence J. Alverez (Leslie) and Jose M. Alvarez (Gretchen). Grand pop of Thomas, Jonathan, Jack, Kirstin, Keith, Christian, Gracie, Timmy and Josh. Brother in-law of Joanne & Fred Whittaker, Rachel Wassum & Tony O'Donnel, Roseann...
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Jeanne Bressen Epstein

November 12, 2021

Newtown, PA - Jeanne Bressen Epstein, 92, passed away on November 12, 2021 after a short illness. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was married to Paul for nearly 52 years until his death in 2002, making their home in Elmont, NY, Maplewood, NJ, and finally Florham Park, NJ. Her lifelong passions were bridge, tennis, canoeing, cooking, travel, politics, and her family and many friends. She had...
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JoAnne M. Nardo

July 4, 1935 - November 8, 2021

Jo-Anne Mead Nardo passed away peacefully on November 8, 2021. A resident of Newtown, PA for over 33 years. Born in Queens, NY on July 4, 1935, to Austin and Katherine Mead, then came her sister Eva Dee. She grew up in Mount Kisco, NY in her early childhood. Her family then moved to Ridley Township in Delaware County where she graduated from Ridley Park High School. Highlights of her high...
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Gail E. Mohsenian

June 9, 1943 - November 7, 2021

Gail Elizabeth Mohsenian passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, surrounded by her family. Gail will be lovingly remembered by Javad, her husband of 52 years, Roya, her daughter, Dara, her son, and by her beloved grandchildren William, Parker, Max, and Owen, to whom she was known as "Nan." Gail was born in 1943 in Orlando, Florida to Warren and Dolly Breinig. Her father was a United...
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Linda J. Young

April 23, 1949 - November 5, 2021

Linda Joyce Young passed away on November 5, 2021, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, surrounded by her husband and children. Linda was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, with her family being the center of her universe. To know Linda was to know an angel on Earth and her love for her friends and family is what bound her to this life. Linda had a love for traveling and seeing the great...
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Loretta Helen Stieber

December 5, 1951 - November 4, 2021

On November 4, 2021, we lost our beloved wife, mother, and grandmom, Loretta Helen Stieber. While there were many ways in which Loretta expressed her love for her children and granddaughter, she was notorious for putting Santa to shame at Christmastime. A collective "gasp" could be heard every Christmas morning when all eyes would see what laid about the Christmas tree. She had a gift for making...
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Abigail Clark Ford

November 16, 1949 - November 3, 2021

Abigail Clark Ford born and raised in Rocky Hill, NJ passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 with her husband and family by her side. She was 71 years young. Abi, as she was affectionately known by the family and friends, was born on November 16, 1949 to the late Frank Clark and Jean (Craig) Clark. She was the wife to James Taylor Ford with whom she is survived by and together they shared...
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Janice K. Speakman

August 27, 1932 - November 2, 2021

Janice K (Blevins) Speakman, 89, went to be with the Lord on November 2, 2021, in New Oxford, PA. She was born in Grassy Creek, NC on August 27, 1932 to the late Lester and Ruth (Pierce) Blevins. Janice was preceded in death by her husband, G. Alan Speakman, who she was married to for 58 years. Besides her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Edith Spadaccino, her...
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Beverly A. Rounsavill

February 2, 1950 - October 31, 2021

Beverly Rounsavill, 71, of Langhorne, PA died on October 31, 2021 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. Born in Doylestown, PA, Beverly was a life long Bucks Co. resident. Beverly grew up in Wrightstown and is a graduate of Council Rock High School, class of 1968. She and her late husband owned and operated Joe's Chair Caning business for many years. Beverly has worked at Giant in...
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