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Recent Obituaries

Joseph William Stevens

February 16th, 2018

Joseph “Skip” Stevens of Hatboro died Wednesday, February 14, 2018 surrounded by his family at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was 78.

Skip was the beloved husband of 57 years to Regina (Jean) Connor Stevens.

Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Joseph and Julia Modory Stevens, and brother of the late John “Jack” Stevens of Warwick.

Skip is survived by his children, Lisa Rose of Greensboro, NC, Jeffrey Joseph Stevens and his wife Tami of Chalfont, Jennifer Duffy and her husband Brian of Warrington, and Joseph Todd Stevens and his wife Cheryl of Quakertown.   

Skip’s true love was his family. He was most proud of his children and 14 grandchildren, and enjoying life with his beloved Jean. He was also a tremendous fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, celebrating their recent Super Bowl win with his wife and children. In addition to spending time and vacationing with his family, he enjoyed playing golf and travelling.

Skip’s life was also one of serving others.  He served in the National Guard, and continued his early career as a Philadelphia Police officer, in which he rose to the rank of Detective in Juveniles, before deciding to start his own business.

Skip spent the majority of his professional career as a service station owner. Through hard work and dedication, he continually built his business, eventually owning Holland Texaco (Holland, PA) from 1982 through 2001.  Always having a strong work ethic, after selling the Holland Texaco, Skip continued to work as a Court Reporter until finally enjoying retirement at age 76.

Along with his professional career, Skip served his community as a member of the Feasterville Lions Club, The Masonic Temple of Philadelphia, Knights of Columbus, and the Feasterville Business Association. Because of Skip’s good-natured manner, friends lightheartedly referred to him as the “Unofficial Mayor of Holland”.

Skip never met a stranger and always saw the best in others, coaching and encouraging many he met over the years. Even in his final days, his nurses and doctors remarked what a sweet man he was. 

The Stevens family sends its heartfelt thanks to those who cared for Skip at the University of Pennsylvania Vascular Department, Abington Memorial Hospital, and Christ’s Home Rehabilitation Center in Warminster.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family from 9:00am until his Funeral Mass 11:00am on Wednesday, February 21st at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church, 1410 Almshouse Road, Jamison, PA 18929. Skip’s interment will follow at St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont, PA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in his memory to BARC, P.O. Box 470, Holicong, PA 18928, which serves and advocates for people with intellectual disabilities and autism.

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Dorothy M. Gill (Haws)

February 16th, 2018

Dorothy M. Gill of Richboro, died peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018, with her devoted daughter and son at her side at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life in North Wales. She was 85.

Born in Philadelphia, Dorothy was the beloved wife of 65 years to the late Bruce H. Gill, who died in 2014. She was the daughter of the late Harry Haws Sr. and Emily Crane Haws and sister of the late Harry Haws Jr. and mother-in-law of the late Chuck Diehle.

Dorothy lived in Churchville for many years with Bruce and their 2 children. She was a graduate of Germantown High School, class of 1948. Bruce’s job took them to Detroit and St. Louis, MO. She was an active volunteer for Children’s Hospital and wherever they lived they made life long friends.

Dorothy and Bruce retired to Naples Fla, for the winter months and then to Mt. Laurel Jersey for the summers to be close to family. Dorothy and Bruce moved back to Richboro about 10 years ago. She had many friends at the Senior Center especially in her exercise class, which was followed by lunch. Dorothy was an active member of the Four Seasons book club and a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Ivyland.

Dorothy’s family meant everything to her; she was an outstanding mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Each of her grandchildren cherished time with their “Mom-Mom”. She will be remembered for her loving and caring ways and special Hugs.

Dorothy is survived by her dear children and their spouses Joyce A. Diehle, Bruce H. Gill Jr. and his wife Diane. She is also survived by her 4 dear grandchildren; Courtney Ganter (Bill), Ashley Emerick, Christopher Gill, Bradley Gill (Meghan) and the love of her life, her  great grandson Owen W. Ganter.

Dorothy’s family will receive condolences on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 10:00am until her Funeral Service 11:00 am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 800 Newtown–Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro.   Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Richboro. 

In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to the Abramson Center for Jewish Life 1425 Horsham Rd. North Wales, PA 19454

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Agnes Anna Matulis (Andrulis)

February 15th, 2018

Agnes Anna Matulis of Richboro died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Manor Care Health Services in Yardley. She was 95.

Agnes was the beloved wife of the late Albert J. Matulis.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Veronica Ballucharta Andrulis

Agnes was a former resident of Northeast Philadelphia from 1958 until she moved to Richboro in 2013. She was caretaker to everyone which included her neighbors and especially her cherished family. Agnes enjoyed her summers by the pool and often tried her hand in many a game of chance at the casinos. Paramount in her life was the quality times she spent with her grandchildren and her family. Agnes will be deeply missed by everyone who came to know and love her.

Agnes is survived by her children, Alberta Morris and her husband Henry of Bensalem and Albert P. Matulis and his wife Denise of New Hope. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren, Richard, Kristy, Kenneth, Katelyn, Jason, Carolyn, Danielle and Albert and her 17 great grandchildren.

Agnes was preceded in death by her 1 brother, 4 sisters and her daughter Angela A Metzger.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family from 11:00am until her Funeral Mass 12:00pm on Tuesday, February 20th in the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA. Agnes’s interment will follow at 1:30pm in the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

 

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Barry Biernbaum

February 15th, 2018

Barry Biernbaum of Newtown passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was 69.

Barry was the beloved husband of 42 years to Andrea Naples Biernbaum.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Leonard and Leigh Cutler Biernbaum.

Barry who was an avid sports enthusiast, enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participate in sports over the years.  He had an immense love of animals, and he adored his puggle Rocko who stood steadfast by his side.  Barry focused his life around his family and he ensured that all their holiday celebrations were memorable.  Barry will be greatly missed but his love for his family and friends will be eternally cherished in their hearts and minds.

In addition to his wife Andrea, Barry is survived by his loving children: Landa Kinder and her husband Jeremy, L.J. Biernbaum and his wife Sarah, Devyn Vacca and her husband James, Kali Biernbaum, and Jack Smith and his wife Amy.  He is also the loving Poppy of Caden, Piper, Ford, Wells, Paxton, Lily, Lola, Julia, and Logan.

Barry’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 20th from 10:00am until his Memorial Service 12:00pm in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Interment will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, to support Barry’s love of animals, contributions in his memory may be made to Wags Rescue at PO Box 1514 Southampton, PA 18966 or http://www.wagsrescue.com/donate.php

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Charlotte B. Mannheims

February 14th, 2018

Charlotte B. Mannheims of Ambler, died peacefully on February 14, 2018 at Chestnut Hill Hospital after a two year battle with Glioblastoma. She was 73.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the devoted daughter of the late Hans and Mary Esser Mannheims and sister-in-law of the late Walter Mueller.

Charlotte formerly lived in Cheltenham and was a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School, Gwynedd Mercy College and St. Joseph University. She spent her professional career over 25 years with Pew Charitable Trust and its affiliates. Charlotte fought very hard to overcome this disease and with the care of St. Joseph Villa and Crossroads Hospice her family is ever grateful.

She made friends wherever she went and those friends have been faithful throughout this ordeal. Charlotte was a woman of faith and strength and courage, she will be remembered for her warm and loving smile.

Charlotte is survived by her caring and supportive sister Irene A. Mueller who was always at her side. Also surviving are several cousins and their families.

Charlotte’s family will receive condolences on Monday February 19, 2018 from 9:30am until her Funeral Mass celebrated at 10:30am by Monsignor Stephen McHenry in the Chapel at St. Joseph’s Villa 110 W. Wissahickon Ave. Flourtown, PA 19002. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19002 or St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 259 Forest Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002.

 

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George H. Urban

February 13th, 2018

George H. Urban of Richboro died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was 80.

George was the beloved husband of 55 years to Sylvia D. Mills Urban.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late George E. and Marion Urban.

George was former resident of Upper Black Eddy and Penndel before moving to Richboro in 1970. After his graduation from Palisades High School, he attended Dobbins Trade School in Philadelphia. He was an accomplished Tool and Die Maker and had worked with the George K. Garett Company in Philadelphia for over 23 years and eventually worked with the Kooltronic Company in Hopewell, NJ until his retirement in 2000. In his leisure, he worked on the pit crew for Schlauch racing team and enjoyed taking trips in his classic car. He would travel to Lake George, the New Jersey beaches and Niagara Falls. George will be deeply missed by his family and by everyone who came to know him.

In addition to his wife Sylvia, George is survived by his daughter; Dawn R. Margay of Horsham and his 2 cherished grandchildren Daniel P. and Justin A. Margay. He is also survived by his sisters Marion Tange of Upper Black Eddy, Gladys Bauder of Bethlehem and Anita Hendershot of Upper Black Eddy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing from 11:00am until his Funeral Service 1:00pm on Saturday, February 17th in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954.George’s interment will be private at the Milford Union Cemetery, Milford, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

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William J. “Pop” Heller

February 13th, 2018

William J. “Pop” Heller on February 13th, 2018, Heaven opened its gates to a beautiful soul with a singing voice that no one will forget.

Born in Philadelphia, William J. Heller, more affectionately known as “Pop”, made an incredible impact on everyone who knew him. Pop devoted his life to his family, his country, and anyone who wanted to swim in the pool, learn how to turn a wrench or strum the guitar. His home was open to all. As an operating engineer, he took pride in the work he and his fellow members of IUOE Local 542 completed on some of the most iconic structures in the Delaware Valley.

He was a loving husband to the late Gail Heller, and is survived by his four children Linda and her husband Dave, Thomas Jr. and his wife Rose, Tina and her partner Alan, and William and his partner Anita; his ten grandchildren Kevin and his wife Jean, Alexander and his wife Roxanna, Shannon and her husband Kyle, Cameron, Sean, Thomas III, Holly, Danielle, Alexis and William; and his three great-grandchildren Ian, Sloane and Luke.

Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of Pop’s life at 8:00am on Monday, Feb. 19 at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd (at Holland Rd.)  Richboro, PA 18954.  Interment will follow promptly at 10:30am, at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at ww.woundedwarriorproject.org.  

 

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Kimberly A. Plenzick Levin

February 13th, 2018

Kimberly A. Plenzick Levin of Holland passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne.  She was 48. 

Born in Abington she was a daughter of Herman Plenzick (Anna) and Cookie Graham Plenzick-Stead.

Kimberly graduated from Archbishop Wood high School and went on to attend Temple University.  She was most recently employed with Holy Redeemer Health System as a Property Manager.  During her time there she oversaw the Cedar Views Apartments and established a great relationship with the residents there.  She was personable, compassionate, and caring towards the people at Cedar Views and it showed in how much they cared for her as well. 

Kimberly was a hard worker, optimistic, and caring.  She was an amazing mother, adored by her sons for her good heart and her diligence in her job and in caring for her family. 

Above all else, Kimberly will be remembered for her infectious sense of humor and quick wit.  She would give you a run for your money and always kept everyone around her laughing.  She will be dearly missed and the memory of her laugh and her smile will be forever treasured by those who loved her. 

In addition to her parents, Kimberly is survived by her sons, Jacob and Jordan Levin and their father, Greg Levin; her sister, Tiffany O’Leary (Daniel), her aunts, Debbie Coonelly (Bill) and Geri Hunter (Tom); her uncle Nick Plenzick (Marie); and her nephews, Shane, Connor, and Dillan O’Leary and loved by her six cousins

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass 11:30 AM at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, her interment will be private.

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Asha Thatte (Tambat)

February 13th, 2018

Asha Thatte, of Newtown died peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

She was the beloved wife of Prabhakar Paul Thatte for 51 years.

Born in India, she was the daughter of the late Shridhar and Premala Dongersane Tambat. Asha came to the United States in the late 1970s, and had been a resident of Bucks County ever since. She spent over 25 years in Newtown, PA.

Asha loved gardening and had a passion for flowers and plants. Her first priority was her family and she truly enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Paul, Asha is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Sangita Thatte, Anita Sood and husband Munish; her 2 brothers Shivaji Tambat, Kailash Tambat, and their wives; her sister Hemangani Deodas; and her grandchildren, Sanjna, Sonali, and Jay.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Asha’s funeral service on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 3:00pm at the Joseph A. Fluehr, III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954.Her interment will take place privately.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007.

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Joanne H. Blank (Devlin)

February 12th, 2018

Joanne H. Blank of Feasterville, PA passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family on Monday, February 12, 2018. She was 81.

Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the beloved wife of the late William F. Blank, daughter of the late Hugh and Helen Kline Devlin, and loving mother of the late Joseph R. Blank.

Joanne was a longtime resident of Feasterville and parishioner of Assumption B.V.M. Church. She enjoyed time spent playing games of chance and luck at the casino and also in the creating of fine ceramics with her friends. She truly cherished the times she spent cooking with her grandchildren and having fun with her entire beloved family. She will be greatly missed as a loving and devoted mother, Mom Mom and dear friend.

Joanne is survived by her 4 children, Hugh F. Blank and his wife, Joanne, of Philadelphia, William J. Blank and his wife, Rosemary, of Langhorne, Michael J. Blank and his wife, Barbara, of Newportville, and Joanne E. Barrett and her husband, Matthew, of Feasterville. She is also survived by her 14 loving grandchildren, Hugh W., Julianne, Christopher, William, Michael, Andrew, Lauren, Michael J., Crystal, David, Jennifer, and Allison Blank and Matthew and Katie Barrett, her great grandson Isaac, and her close friends, The Golden Girls.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Friday, February 16, 2018, from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 1900 Meadowbrook Road, Feasterville, PA 19053. Interment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675.

 

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