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December 31, 2016

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February 05, 2016

            Hedy "Laura" (Makowiec) Artim, 75, of Quakertown, PA;

formerly of Souderton, PA passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

            She was the loving wife of John Artim for 53 years. Laura was born in McAdoo, PA to the late John W. & Mary (Cherwick) Makowiec.

            A graduate from Hazleton High School, class of 1958. Laura was a self-employed Cosmetologist for 20 years. She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church.

            In addition to her husband, Laura is survived by a son, Marcin Artim and wife, Jean of Green Lane, PA; a ...

February 05, 2016

            Charles W. "Bucky" Buck, Jr., 68, widower of Kathleen P. (Casey) Buck,

of Red Hill, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital.

            Born in Plainfield, NJ, he was the son of the late Carmella (Impagliatelli) and Charles W. Buck, Sr. and proud of his Native American Heritage.

            Bucky worked as a warper for Mutual Industries in Red Hill for the past 22 years.  He also worked in the Appliance Department for Sears for 20 years and was the manager and bartender at Arrow Lounge in Scotch Plains, NJ for 20 years.

            He was a member of ...

February 04, 2016

            Linda D. (Fox) Bloomer, 63, wife of Jeffrey "Jeff" Bloomer of Manasses,

Virginia and formerly of Pennsburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at home. 

            Born in Pennsburg, she was a daughter of Shirley (Schlicher) and the late Carl Fox.

            She was a 1970 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School then worked as an Analyst for the FBI for 37 years. 

            She was a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ and enjoyed sewing, cross stitching, and baking.

            Surviving along with her husband of 39 years ...

February 01, 2016

            Belinda G. Nichols, 57, of Lebanon, IN, passed away at home on January

 3, 2016.  Born in Coatesville and raised in Spinnerstown, she was a daughter of Stanton L. Barrows of Spinnerstown and the late Dolores M. (Thompson) Barrows. She was the wife of the late David M. Nichols.

            Surviving with her father are her children, Ryan D. Hrabina and Shannon M. Hrabina, both of Norristown; four grandchildren; a sister, Connie Seachrist of Chalfont; and a niece.

            A memorial service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, February 13, 2016 in the ...

February 01, 2016

            Stada M. (Krupp) Smith, 93, widow of Arnold David Smith, of Bethlehem and formerly of Green Lane, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016 at Manor Care in Bethlehem.

            Born in Trumbauersville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Mamie (Fluck) Krupp.

She worked as a Sewing Machine Operator for 30 years, retiring in 1985 from the former Cinderella Frocks in Red Hill.

            Stada was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Sumneytown.

            Surviving is a son, Marvin D. Krupp and his wife, Grace of Bethlehem and a sister, Beatrice Heimbach. In addition to her husband and parents she was ...

February 01, 2016

            Frank J. DeCaro, 78, of Quakertown, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Coopersburg.

            Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Frank and Emily (Switer) DeCaro.

            Frank worked for the former Lee Tire in Conshohocken prior to closing, after that he worked as a Journeyman Millwright, for of 20 years before retiring in 1999 from Merck in West Point.

            He served in the United States Air Force during Vietnam.

            Frank was a member of St. Isidore's Catholic Church in Quakertown and American Legion Post # 242 in Quakertown and enjoyed ...

February 01, 2016

            A memorial service will be held for Reuben R. "Dutch" Moser, 69, husband of Darlene A. (Young) Moser, of East Greenville, who passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Saturday, February 13, 2016 starting at 9:30 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 81 N. Main Street, Pennsburg with the Rev. Charles E. Romanowski officiating.  Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington Street, East Greenville, PA (

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February 01, 2016

            Mary Rosaline Ohl, died peacefully on January 28, 4 days from her 98th birthday. Born February 1, 1918, to Harry F and Augusta M Ohl of Lehighton, PA, she was a graduate of Jamestown, Packerton, and Lehighton High schools.

            She graduated with her RN from Mt Sinai Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia in 1942. She became a Lieutenant in the US Army Nurse Corps from 1942-1945 in England and Europe. She served aboard the 24th Hospital Train, transporting wounded men from medical field tents to Army Hospitals, in Belgium, Luxembourg, and France, including the Battle of the Bulge. Her train was ...

February 01, 2016

            Shirley Mae Mortimer, 87, of Salisbury, MD passed away on Monday, 

January 25, 2016 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center.  Born in Quakertown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Howard Freed and Mildred Leister Freed.

            She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and the Eastern Star, Hyattsville, MD Ruth Chapter, and also a volunteer for local hospitals.  She enjoyed traveling, playing golf, walking and being around her friends and family.

            She is survived by her devoted husband of 47 years, William "Bill" F. Mortimer, Jr.; a son, Hamilton "Buddy" Shoop & his wife, Jean of ...

January 31, 2016

            Alyce M. (Alderfer) Wert, 87, widow of Ralph A. Wert, of Telford 

Lutheran Home, formerly of Red Hill and Lansdale, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Grand View Hospital, Sellersville.

            Born in Lansdale, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Fannie Jane (Horning) Alderfer.

            She was a 1946 graduate of East Greenville High School then attended Hollywood Beauty School. She was the owner of Alyce Mae's Beauty Salon in East Greenville for several years.  She also served as a Majority Inspector at the polls in Lansdale, was a volunteer at the ...

January 31, 2016

            Joseph Durco, 94, formerly of Perkiomenville, died on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Pennsburg Manor.   He was the beloved husband of the late Ella Mae Durco, who died in 2013.  They were married for 67 years.
            Mr. Durco worked as a welder for Bethlehem Steel and proudly served in the US Army during WWII.  He is survived by his son Robert Durco, and his wife Debbie, of Bechtelsville; daughter Barbara Guss, of Perkiomenville; two granddaughters Kelly Frey, and her husband Randy, of Oley, and Madison; and ...

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