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December 31, 2018

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November 12, 2018

            Betty M. (Freed) Cashatt Rader, 87, widow of Marlin R. Rader, formerly of

Palm, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 in Quakertown Center. 

            Born in Red Hill, she was a daughter of the late James O. and Ella (Brey) Freed.

            Betty was the first female mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in the Pennsburg and Red Hill areas.

            She was a longtime member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ.

            She will be sadly missed by her children, Tod Cashatt of Boyertown, Mark J. Cashatt and wife, Donna, of Hatfield and Susan L. Smith and husband, Jeffery of ...

November 12, 2018

              Verna C. (Hauck) Wambold, of York, and formerly of Red Hill and Lansdale,

born July 9, 1927, passed away November 7, 2018 at the age of 91. She was married for 61 years to George B. Wambold, who preceded her in death in 2004. 

            She retired in 1983 from the former Olean Tile, Lansdale, after many years of service.

            Surviving are 2 sons: George Jr., and Robert; and a daughter, Beverly (Wambold) Griffin; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by a son, Stanley.

            Services will be private.  The Falk Funeral Home, Pennsburg, is in charge of arrangements. 

            To offer on-line condolences, please visit her "Book of Memories" at

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November 09, 2018

            Margot Knauerhase, 84, of Marco Island, Florida, and Harleysville, Pennsylvania, died on November 4, 2018, at the Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.  Margot was born in Magdeburg, Germany, and she immigrated to the United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1952 to marry her fiancé, Gerold Knauerhase.

            Margot and Gerry moved to Marco Island in 1979.  She had long worked beside her husband in his accounting practice, and in the mid-1980s she returned to school for formal accounting classes and eventually earned her real estate license.  She sold her last property as a real estate agent when she was 80 years old.

            Margot enjoyed golf, bowling, sewing, knitting, and rug hooking. She loved to play the slot machines and the lottery and was quite lucky at both.  Margot loved meeting new people, and was an excellent cook and baker, specializing in ...

November 08, 2018

            Anna P. Rickert, 96, of the Birches, and formerly of Red Hill, passed away

November 2, 2018.  She was the widow of Victor Rickert Jr. Born in Vandergrift, PA, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Pauline (Sadora) Gardian.

            As a young woman, Anna worked as a seamstress for the former Rosenau's in Red Hill. She then was a sorter for the former American Olean Tile. Afterwards, she was a waitress for the Energy Station in Vernfield. 

            Surviving are children: Gregory Rickert, and his wife, Donna, of East Greenville; and Cheryl Frank, of Pennsburg; a brother: Stephen Gardian, of Pennsburg; a sister: Mary Gerstemeyer of New York; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a son, Kerry Rickert, and a daughter, Cynthia G. Miller; and siblings: Joseph & John Gardian; Margaret Young, and Pauline Feninez.

            Services were held privately. The Falk Funeral Home, Pennsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

            In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 1325 Klinerd Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073.

            To offer on-line condolences, please visit her "Book of Memories" at

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November 08, 2018

            LeRoy W. Haberle, 87, husband of Patricia A. (Marlin) Haberle, of Pennsburg, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at his home.

            Born in Hatfield, he was a son of the late Herbert and Catherine (Witner) Haberle.

            LeRoy was the owner and operator of Haberle Concrete in Telford. 

            He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving during the Korean War and was a member of the Souderton American Legion and the Telford VFW Post #5308.

            Surviving along with his wife of 32 years are his son, Charles Haberle and wife, Shirley; two step-sons, Bryon and David Zeidenberg; four grandchildren, Charles and wife, Kisha, Shane and wife, Jess, Kaylyn & husband, Jordan, and Josh; three step-grandchildren, Audrey, Madeleine and Benjamin; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Abram Haberle and wife, Diane and Donald Haberle and wife, Brenda; four sisters, Alice, wife of Jerry Moyer, Katherine Galluppy, Becky Godshall, and ...

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