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October 24, 2016

            Kenneth L. Heckler, 85, of Pennsburg, passed away peacefully on

Saturday, October 22, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis (Alderfer) Heckler. Born in Perkasie, he was a son of the late George and Helen (Pudliner) Heckler.

            He served his country honorably in the Army during the Korean War.  Kenneth worked as an Accountant and Assistant Treasurer for Harleysville Insurance for 42 years. He was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Trumbauersville. He was also a former Cubmaster.

            Surviving with his wife are his sons: Scott and his wife Denise of Trumbauersville, and Timothy and his wife Barbara of New Berlin, NY; his step-children: John Smink and his wife Michaelann of San Antonio, TX, and Karen, wife of Matthew Schmoyer of Hedgesville, WV; his grandchildren: Becky, Rachel, Michael, Austin, Cody, and Joshua; and his great grandsons: Stephen, Hunter, and Levi. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Lorraine F. (Seifert) Heckler, and a brother, George R. "Dick" Heckler.

            A Celebration of his life will be held at 11 AM, on Friday, October 28, at Christ's Evangelical Lutheran Church, One Luther Ln., (200 E. Broad St for GPS), Trumbauersville, PA 18970. A reception will follow the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Interment with full military honors will follow the reception at 2 PM in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rt. 212, Pleasant Valley, PA for those wishing to attend.

            In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to either Christ Lutheran Church, PO Box 569, Trumbauersville, PA 18970; the Parkinson's Research Foundation (parkinsonhope.org); or Grand View Hospice (gvh.org). His arrangements are in the care of Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg.

            For more detailed information and to offer your condolences on-line, please visit his "Book of Memories" at falkfuneralhomes.com.

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October 24, 2016

        Betty M. (Moll) Miller, 89, widower of Robert C. Miller, formerly of

Pennsburg and Vera Cruz, died Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Pennsburg Manor.

      Born in Corning, PA, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Verna (Hiestand) Moll.

      She was a member of Upper Milford Mennonite Church in Zionsville.

      Betty worked as a short order cook at The Blue Butterfly Tea Room in Emmaus before retiring and previously at the Vera Cruz Tavern.  She also had worked as a seamstress for the Emmaus Shirt Company and Red Hill Apparel Company.

      Surviving are ...

October 20, 2016

            Richard Allen Gery, 84, of Palm Hill Road, Palm died Wednesday,

October 19, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family and his faithful companion, Hooch.  He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Delores J. (Eppler) Gery in 1991, after 40 years of marriage.

            Born in East Greenville, PA, he was a son of the late Clarence K. & Elsie E. (Folk) Gery.

            He was a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ, East Greenville.

            He was employed at ICI America in Valley Forge for 27 years, retiring in 1991 to care for his ailing wife.

            Among his interests over the years, he enjoyed ...

October 18, 2016

            Robert V. Hitchens, 90, widower of Anita M. (McDowell) Hitchens, formerly of Norristown and East Greenville, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown.

            Born in Phoenixville, PA, he was one of eleven children of the late Benjamin F. and Ida Mae (Minnick) Hitchens.

            He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II.

            He worked as a Plate Mill Supervisor for the former Allenwood Steel Company in Conshohocken for 43 years retiring in 1992.

            He was a member of Charity Lodge #190 F&AM, the ...

October 18, 2016

            Rachael A. (Yerger) Henry, 94, widow of Herman A. Henry, of Sellersville,

passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Hidden Meadows on the Ridge in Sellersville.

            Born in Pennsburg, PA, she was the daughter to the late Fred and Annie (Bauer) Yerger.

            Rachael was a seamstress at Stauffer Manufacturing for many years until her retirement. Prior to that, she worked at Keystone Transformer and was a cook for Cab Frey's Restaurant.

            She was a long time member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church where she was a former member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She also volunteered her time with the church breakfast and bingo. She was an avid bowler, bingo player and baker and enjoyed gardening and crocheting. 

            Surviving are her ...

October 18, 2016

            David Lee Moyer, age 50, of Hereford, PA, died at home on Sunday

October 2, 2016.  Born in Sellersville on August 6, 1966 to the late Darwin L. & Phyllis (Breyer) Moyer.

            Mr. Moyer is survived by his wife, Laura (Chuklochik); three sons, Devon (Jennifer), Kyle and Tyler; one grandchild, Nathan; and two brothers, William (Donna) and Troy (Cheryl).
            Services and interment will be private.  Arrangements entrusted to Monaghan Funeral Home, Red Hill. (215) 679-6400.



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October 17, 2016

            Timothy "Mark" Smith Jr., 41, of Myrtle Beach, VA and formerly of Pottstown, died October 9, 2016. Born in Norristown, he was a son of the late Timothy M. Smith Sr. and Pamela Jean (Grennor) Smith.

            He served in the US Navy. Mark was a graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School and attended IUP. Mark enjoyed playing Ice Hockey, collecting sports memorabilia and was an avid sports fan. 

            Mark is survived by siblings, Rebecca Ettinger, of Red Hill, and ...

October 17, 2016

            Fern Violet Hauck, 97, of Frederick and formerly of Red Hill passed

away October 14, 2016.  She was the widow of John N Hauck.  Born in Red Hill, she was a daughter of the late William and Emma (Erb) Beard.   

           Earlier in life, she was a weaver at the former Red Hill Silk Mill.  She was a life-long member of Pennsburg United Church of Christ, where she was a choir member for over 50 years, taught Sunday School, played piano, and was a quilter and active member of the Ladies Aid.  She was a 30 year volunteer with the Upper Perkiomen Community Thrift Shop. 

            Fern volunteered with the Upper Perkiomen ...

October 14, 2016

       Kirt J. Schwenk, 65, of Barto, passed away Wednesday, October 12,

2016 at his home. He was the husband of Anita F. (Schultz) Schwenk celebrating 41 years of marriage.

      Born in Allentown, PA, he was the son of the late John J. and Elva J. (Bytheway) Schwenk. He was a 1969 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School. He worked in the wood finishing department at Knoll, Inc in East Greenville for 49 years.

      Kirt was an avid Jake's Flea Market fan and enjoyed car shows. He never missed a Corvette for Kids event. He was also a member of Calvary UCC in Barto.

      Along with his wife, Kirt is survived by ...

October 13, 2016

      Fred L. Zwoyer, Sr., 91 of Spring City, and formerly of East Greenville

and Morris, PA, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Southeastern Veteran's Center in Spring City.  He was the husband of the late Gloria F. (Heffentrager) Zwoyer.

      Born in East Greenville, PA, he was a son of the late Ivy and Marion (Moll) Zwoyer.

      Fred worked as a processor of rare metals for Global Metals in Boyertown for 30 years, retiring in 1987. Prior to that, he worked for Arno Krauss Excavating.

      Fred served in the United States Army during World War II and was a member and Commander of the ...

October 12, 2016

            Nancy Erma Gruber Mason, 75 of 156 Ditchbank Road, Shawboro,

NC died Monday, October 10, 2016 at her residence.  She was born July 26, 1941 in Berks County, PA to the late Herbert J. Gruber, Jr. and Jennie Sicher Gruber and was the widow of Thomas Nathaniel Mason. 

            She was a stock clerk at Shiloh Shopping Center and a woodworker in the furniture industry.  She was an avid gardener and canner of fruits and vegetables.

            She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Weitzel and husband Jerry of Schuylkill Haven, PA and Patricia Visco and husband Richard of Pennsburg, PA; a son, Paul Eck, Jr. of Shawboro, NC; five step-sisters, Barbara, Fern, Brenda, Faye and Cindy; brothers David Gruber of Emmaus and Herbert Gruber of Hereford; five grandchildren; nine ...

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