June 18, 2013
Jerome S. Dob, Jr., of Lansdale, went home to Heaven on Wednesday, June 12. He was 61.
Born in Norristown, he was the son of the late Jerome Dob, Sr. and the late Mary (DiDomenico) Dob Trego. He was also the stepson of the late Charles E. Trego.
A 1970 graduate of North Penn High School, Jerry still holds the school record for dead weight lifting. He later received an Associates degree in computer engineering.
He had been self-employed as a personal trainer.
Jerry loved working on computers, cooking Italian food, and exercising. He enjoyed walking everywhere in his hometown of Lansdale. In his spare time he would strength train and teach people about nutrition at LaCrest Health Club and the YMCA, both in Lansdale.
Due to failing health, Jerry relocated to Palm earlier this year, residing with his cousins and loving caregivers, Maryjean and Jeffrey Sell.
His memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 21, in the Betty Meier Steeley Funeral Home, 87 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lansdale YMCA, 2017 Skippack Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446.
June 11, 2013
Scott Michael Gross, 35, of Franconia Township; son of Timothy Gross, Souderton and Cynthia (Donahue) Benner, Telford, died June 10, 2013.
Survivors: Father; mother; grandmothers, Ruth (Yerk) Gross, Franconia Township and Arlene (Colburn) Coleman of Quakertown; siblings, Daniel Fluck, Perkasie and Angela, wife of Mike Naber, Telford. Step-mother, Margaret (Maguire) Gross and grandfathers, Alfred Gross and George Donahue predeceased him.
Services: Graveside 11 a.m. Thursday at New Goshenhoppen Cemetery, 1070 Church Road, East Greenville.
Arrangements by Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home. Offer sympathy at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials: To Nate Clemens Fund for Substance Recovery, c/o Univest, P O Box 64559, Souderton PA 18964-0559.
June 10, 2013
Nora M, Garges, age 78 of Bally, Pa passed away unexpectedly on Friday May 31, 2013. She was the widow of the late Willard Garges, who passed away May 4, 2000.
Born in Pennsburg, Nora was the daughter of the late Abner & Mami (Hoffman) Kline. Surviving are a son Dean Garges of Bally and two loving Grandchildren.
Services are private at the convenience of the family.
June 07, 2013
James R. Zepp, 75, husband of Phyllis E. (Knisley) Zepp for 56 years, of Green Lane, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Pennsburg Manor.
Born in Hoppenville, Montgomery County, PA, he was a son of the late Charles E. and Maggie (Harpel) Zepp.
He worked as a Kiln Fireman at American Olean Tile in Lansdale, where he retired after 42 years, and later at Penn Color, Hatfield, where he worked as a production operator for several years.
James was a member of St. John’sLutheranChurch, Sumneytown, where he served on the kitchen and cemetery committees. He was a former Troop Leader for the Boy Scouts of America, and was a life member of the Green Lane Fire Company, where he served as a fireman.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are sons, Michael J. Zepp and wife, Katrina, Roanoke, VA; Mark J. Zepp and wife, Laura, Lansdale; daughter, Kathy D. Zepp, Green Lane; sisters, Doris Brendlinger, Frederick; Grace Schultz, Red Hill and Jane, wife of Robert Wetzel, Boyertown; brother, Charles E. Zepp and wife, Agnes, Pennsburg; five grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Sara Stevens, Margaret Marks, and Blanche Fries.
Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, EastGreenville. Offer sympathy to the family on our website at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
June 06, 2013
Everette Walter Dority, 97, of Cayucos, CA died Monday, June 3, 2013 at his home surrounded by family.
Everette was born in May 1916 in Hanford, CA. His first job was driving a school bus while still in high school and then attended local college. In 1941 he moved into a job in banking and married the girl of his dreams, Barbara. That bond lasted 72 years until Barbara’s passing in Jan. 2013.
Everette enlisted in the Air Force and proudly served 4 years, stationed in Europe during WWII.
After the war they made their home in Hanford and he returned to the financial industry eventually owning his own savings & loan company with a partner. Everette then changed careers and started Smith and Dority Realty in Hanford. His dream was to always live on the central coast. He and his wife built their dream home and retired to Cayucos, living there until their passing.
Everette leaves behind his loving children Bill Dority of East Greenville, PA and Jim Dority of Cayucos, CA; grandchildren, Megan of Cayucos, Erin of Reading, PA and Brian of Boyertown, PA; great grandchildren, Michael, Piper, and Abigail.
“Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal. Love leaves memories that no one can steal.” You will be missed.
A memorial service will take place at a later date. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South St. / Suite R, San Luis Obispo, CA. 93401 in Everette’s memory.