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April 23, 2014

            Darwin L. Moyer, 71, of E. Greenville, died at St. Luke's Quakertown 

Hospital on Saturday, April 19, 2014.  Born in Sellersville, he was the son of Arthur W. and Eleanor (Fox) Moyer.  He was also the beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Breyer) Moyer, who died in 2004.

            Mr. Moyer served in the United States Navy and worked as an assembler for Pillsbury for 37 years.  He was also an active member of VFW Post #5954 in Red Hill, the American Legion in Palm, and many other area social clubs.
            Mr. Moyer is survived by his three sons David (Laura), William (Donna), both of E. Greenville, and Troy (Cheryl) of Kutztown; one brother William of Alexandria, VA; eight ...

April 22, 2014

          Melvin E. Haas, 79, of Westfield and formerly of East Greenville, died April 21, 2014 in Wellsboro. He was the husband of Jean L. (Schultz) Derr Haas celebrating 17 years of marriage on June 7, 2013 and the late Virginia F. (Burgess) Haas.

          Born in New Hanover Township, he was a son of the late Percival and Luella (Schoenly) Haas. 

          He was a Maintenance Mechanic at Philco Ford in Lansdale for 30 years retiring in 1999.  He also worked as an auctioneer in the ...

April 22, 2014

          William P. Raftery ('Rebel'), 78, of Philadelphia, passed away on April 20, 2014.  He served in the US Marine Corps for 20 years and retired in 1973 as a GYSGT.  He is survived by his wife Kathleen, his children: Patrick, Kelly, Theresa Anne, Barbara, Joseph, James, Megan, and Michael, his 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and his sisters, Jeanne Marie and Mary Margaret.

          Relatives and friends are invited to ...

April 22, 2014

          David P. Weaver, 72, husband of Lucille J. (Steinman) Barnes Weaver

and the late Roberta M. (Tubbs) Weaver, of Allentown, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at home.  Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Harry and Mildred (Ziegenfus) Weaver.

          He was a 1960 graduate of Trevorton High School, Trevorton, PA, where he received his Mechanic Training Certificate.

          David worked as a Diesel Mechanic for various trucking firms in the Lehigh Valley for many years before retiring.

          He was a member of the ...

April 22, 2014

          Beatrice "Bea" S. (Gebert) Berger, 97, formerly of the Upper Perkiomen 

Valley passed from the hands of her loving family to those of our Lord on Saturday, April 19, 2014, while a resident at Dock Woods Community in Lansdale, PA.  She was the wife of the late A. Stanley Berger who died on the same date in 1979.

          She was born in Lower Salford, Montgomery County, one of seven children of the late George and Addie (Slemmer) Gebert.  She spent more than half of her life as a resident of Pennsburg and then Red Hill areas.

          In addition to helping her husband with his Pennsburg based insurance agency, Bea was an active ...

April 22, 2014

          Jeremy B. Stevens, 72, husband of Barbara H. (Hilliard) Stevens, of Perkiomenville, died April 19, 2014 at home.  He and his wife celebrated 40 years of marriage on December 31st.

          Born in Sellersville, he was a son of the late Kermit and Bertha (Quinn) Stevens.

          He was a 1959 graduate of Souderton High School and a 1963 graduate of Millersville University.  He earned his Master's Degree in European History from Lehigh University and was a Social Studies teacher for North Penn Junior High School for ...

April 22, 2014

          John I. Tregea, Jr., 90, husband of Mary Jane (Emele) Tregea, of 


Perkiomenville, passed awy April 20, 2014 at Grandview Hospital, Sellersville.

          Born in Lower Salford Twp., PA, he was the son of the late Mary (Brook) and John I. Tregea, Sr.

          He worked as a meat cutter for 36 years before retiring from the former A&P.  He then worked for 10 years before retiring, as a head supervisor in the maintenance department of the Montgomery Co. park system.

          John was a member of ...

April 21, 2014

            Dorothy Irene Hallman, 87 of Harleysville, died April 19, 2014.  She was the wife of Kenneth Moyer Hallman, with who she shared 68 years of marriage.

            Born on July 13, 1926 in Colorado Springs, she was a daughter of the late Hayden and Leola (Martin) White.

            Dorothy was a 1944 graduate of Colville High School, Washington.  She had worked at His Nibs Sewing Factory, Easton Clothing, Harley Kitchen and worked as a bus driver.

            She was a member of Christ Lutheran ...

April 21, 2014

          Paul A. Pennise, 85, of East Greenville and formerly of Lansdale, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at home.

          Born in Lansdale, he was a son of the late Mariano and Antonette (Castanza) Pennise.

          He was the owner of Melody Brooke Ice Skating Rink and a member of Green Lane East Kingdom Hall.

          Survivors: son, Joshua Pennise and ...

April 17, 2014

            William H. Bartholomew, Jr., 89, husband of Louise M. (Sell) Bartholomew,

East Greenville, died, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at home.

            Survivors: Wife; Children, William; Joseph; Harvey; Richard; Kenneth; Theresa; Elizabeth; Mary; and Matthew;  siblings, Charles; Benjamin; Albert, Dorothy;  22 grandchildren;  27 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Robert, James, Elvis and 10 brothers and sisters.

            Services: 11a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 ...

April 17, 2014

            Richard J. Oswald Sr., 73, of Pennsburg, passed away April 16, 2014.  He was the beloved husband of Deborah I. (Heinrich) Oswald.  Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Rudolph and Rose (Matthews) Oswald.  He was employed at J. B. Machines in Glenside, PA, and then Orthodox Auto in Philadelphia, before becoming ill.

            Surviving with his wife, are children:  Kathleen Oswald, of Philadelphia; Richard Jr., and his wife, Jennifer, of ...

April 17, 2014

      Herbert James Blair, Jr., 58, of Green Lane and formerly of Erdenheim,

passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Grand View Hospital.  He was the husband of Leslie Kay (Sell) Blair celebrating 24 years of marriage on December 29, 2013.

      Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of Doris May (Jordan) and Herbert J. Blair, Sr. of Skippack.

      He was a 1973 graduate of Springfield High School then owned Blair Electrical Contracting, Inc in Green Lane for 25 years.

      He was a member of ...

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