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January 27, 2015

            Dolores C. (Gross) Alderfer, 82, widow of late Robert Alderfer, of Pennsburg, died January 26, 2015 at Grand View Hospital.

            A member of Zwingli UCC, she was a daughter of the late Clyde Gross and Ruth (Cassel) Gross Gilbert and step-daughter of the late Alvin Gilbert.  She worked many years at Souderton School District.

            Survivors:  Daughter, Sharon L. Price and husband, Kevin of Pennsburg, and ...

January 27, 2015

            Elmer G. Landis, 89, formerly of Gilbertsville, died January 24, 2015 at Seasons Hospice, Phoenixville, PA.  Elmer was predeceased by his wife Marie, and eight brothers and sisters.

            Born in Rothsville, PA, he was the son of the late Ira and Maggie Landis. Elmer's mother died when he was 4 years of age and was raised by his late sister Carrie until enlisting in the U.S. Navy and serving in WWII.

            Elmer attended Bowman Technical School in Lancaster, PA, studying watchmaking and jewelry repair. Hired by R.C. Coxon Jeweler in ...

January 27, 2015

            Leroy A. Fretz Sr., 95, of Hereford, passed away January 25, 2015.  He

was the beloved husband of Lottie (Anthony) Fretz.  Born in Lansdale, he was a son of the late Leroy and Sally (Klesinger) Fretz.  Leroy was a foreman of the welding department of the former Gasboy Co., Lansdale. 

            He was a singer, as well as an organ & guitar player; and had his own band called "The Denims".  He was a God fearing man and prayed every day.

            Surviving with his wife, is a son, Leroy Fretz Jr; Step-children:  Patton Anthony, of Mechanicsburg; Evelyn Chmielewski, of Pennsburg; and ...

January 26, 2015

            Herbert G. Carter Jr. 78, of Broomstick Road, Green Lane, passed away

January 22, 2015. He was the husband of the late Emily (Collinge) Carter. Born in Quakertown, he was the only child of Dr. Herbert G. and Frances (Schilling) Carter.

            Herbert was a graduate of Lafayette College, Easton, where he became a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He taught Chemistry at the Perkiomen School, and then worked as a chemical engineer for the Cabot Corporation, Boyertown, for over 40 years, retiring in 1998. Herbert served on the Upper Hanover Township Planning Commission for over 40 years. He was a former member of the Upper Perkiomen School Board. He and his wife ...

January 26, 2015

            Harry W. Quier, Jr. 85, husband of Helene C. (Kramer) Quier, of Milford Township, Bucks County, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Life Quest Nursing Center, Quakertown.

            Born in Springfield Township, Bucks County, PA, he was a son of the late Harry W. Sr. and Louise P. (Benner) Quier.

            He was an installer of garage doors at the former Lehigh Valley Doors, Allentown for 23 years before retiring in 1992.  Prior to that, he worked at the former Atlas Overhead Door, Quakertown for 15 years.

            He served in the U.S. Army in the ...

January 26, 2015

            Joseph A. Nichols, 73, formerly of Collegeville, passed away January 19, 2015 at the Veteran's Hospital, Coatesville.

            Born in Saratoga Springs, NY he was a son of the late Edward Pike and Marie (Croteau) Nichols and stepson of the Late Floyd J. Nichols.

            Joseph served in the US Air Force.

            Surviving are ...

January 26, 2015

            Marie Margaret Strickland, 81, formerly of Barto, Pa., passed away January 24, 2015 in Ocala Florida. She was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Margaret LaTrechiano.

            Marie was born November 21, 1933 in Philadelphia Pa. and graduated from Little Flower Girls High School in Philadelphia. Marie loved spending time with her family and many pets. She was employed by Indian Valley Country Club and for many years was employed at ...

January 22, 2015


            Harold J. Heil, 90, passed away January 21, 2015.  He was the beloved husband of Lorraine (Eltz) Heil.  They were married 68 years this past September. 

            Born in Macungie, he was a son of the late James and Verna (Kerchner) Heil.  Harold served in the Army during WWII.  He was employed for many years at the former Pillsbury Co. in East Greenville.  Harold was a member of Pennsburg United Church of Christ.  He was a member and ...

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