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April 15, 2014

          Genevieve "Gen" (Dykie) Husted, 94, wife of the late Richard S. Husted, 

who died in 1985, of Perkiomenville, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

          Daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Tara) Dykie, "Gen" lived her entire life on Hill Road, Perkiomenville.

          She was a State Archery champion in 1955 – 1956.  She learned to ski at age 55 and went on several ski trips to Colorado and Utah when she was in her 70's.  Gen loved to cook and could make anything taste delicious.  She took pride in her yard and ...

April 14, 2014

            Robert Lamar Walters, 82, husband of the late Helen M. (Bradley) Bringhurst

Walters, of Macungie, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in his home.

            Born in Upper Hanover Township, he was the son of the late Stella (Miller) Smith.

            He was a 1949 graduate of Pennsburg High School and was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy serving as a Radio Man on the USS Rolette in the Mediterranean during the Korean Conflict.  He then worked as a machinist at U.S. Gauge in ...

April 14, 2014

          Naomi M. (Gerhart) Leber, 101, widow of Clifford F. Leber, of Souderton and formerly of East Greenville, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Souderton Mennonite Home. 

          Born in East Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Wilson and Sallie (Hallman) Gerhart.

          She retired from the former Perkiomen Knitting Mill in East Greenville where she folded clothing.

          Naomi was a lifelong member of the former Ebenezer Evangelical Congregational Church of Red Hill and was a charter member of ...

April 14, 2014

            William Lane Stoneback, 80, of Upper Hanover Township, passed away on Friday evening, April 11, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Born on October 21, 1933, he was the only child of William Jennings and Edith Mae (Lane) Stoneback. He was raised in Colmar and Upper Gwynedd and graduated from Lansdale High School. He was an Eagle Scout who lived his whole life according to the motto "Be Prepared". He attended Temple University prior to enlisting for military service. He served in the ...

April 08, 2014

          Joan Louise (Evans) Keller, 83, of Green Lane, passed away on April 5, 2014.  Born in Altoona, Mrs. Keller was the daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrix Evans and loving wife of Leon Keller.

          In addition to her husband, Mrs. Keller is survived by her son Mark Leon Keller and her grandson Josh Clevenstine.  She is predeceased by her brother James Evans and her half-sister Dorothy Stevens.  

          Services will be private.   In lieu of flowers, contributions are ...

April 08, 2014

            Dorothea "Dor" Young, 90, passed away April 6, 2014 at Peter Becker

Community, where she had resided since 1996. She was the wife of the late Charles "Jim" Young, who passed away in 2011. They had formerly lived on Shelly Road in Salfordville for over 40 years.

            Born April 8, 1923 in Pennsburg, she was the daughter of the late Garland and Pearl (Derr) Bissey and was a 1940 graduate of Souderton High School. She was employed at the U. S. Gauge as a bookkeeper from 1941 until 1953.

            Mrs. Young was a devout Christian and read her Bible daily. She was an active member of Tabor United ...

April 05, 2014

          Dorothy A. "Dee" Cameron, 65, of Pennsburg, passed away April 4, 2014. She was the beloved wife of William Cameron Jr. Born in Doylestown, she was a daughter of Paul and Dorothy Dunar, of South Carolina. Dee was the Jewelry Coordinator for Walmart, East Greenville. Previously, she was employed at Fabric Development, Quakertown. Dee was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pennsburg. She enjoyed being with her family and gardening.  She also had an uncanny way with animals.

          Surviving with her husband and parents, is ...

April 05, 2014

            Louise A. Schuer, 73, of East Greenville, passed away April 4, 2014.  She was the beloved wife of Paul Schuer.  Born in Atlantic City, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Myles and Frances (Flynn) McNevin. Louise was employed at a Nursery in Boyertown.  Earlier, she worked as a lab technician in Michigan.  She was a member of the Upper Perkiomen Senior Center and the Auxiliary of the American Legion, Palm. 

            Surviving with her husband, are daughters:  Paula McKinzie, of Hopewell, VA; and Victoria Roberts, of Bangor; and 4 grandchildren. She was predeceased by ...

April 04, 2014

          Merle Louise (Freed) Hower, 70, of Zionsville died peacefully Thursday, April 3, 2014 at home.  Merle was the wife of Dale Hower for 52 years.

          Born in Quakertown she was the daughter of Earl & Grace (Wieand) Freed.

          She was employed as a woodcrafter by Knoll International in East Greenville for over 30 years, most of which was spent on the panel framing line.

          Merle was a member of Trinity Great Swamp UCC in Spinnerstown.

          She was the Matriarch of her family. Dearly loved she will always be in our memories.

          In addition to her husband and parents she is ...

April 03, 2014

         Laura Harriet (Walter) Smith, 84, widow of Robert K. Smith, formerly of

Pennsburg, passed away April 2, 2014 at Abbey Manor in Elkton, MD. 

         Born June 26, 1929 in Red Hill, she was a daughter of the late Monroe and Sally (Bardman) Walter, a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ and a graduate of Pennsburg High School.

         Harriet was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was an avid reader, puzzle builder and gardener who took great pride in her home.  Harriet also enjoyed boating on the ...

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