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Recent Obituaries

Walter Boone

July 21st, 2017

Walter B. Boone passed away suddenly on Friday, July 21, 2017 at his home in Langhorne, PA. He was 75 years old.

Walter was the beloved husband of 52 years to Carol (nee Good) Boone.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Walter B. and Blanche Brennan Boone. He was a longtime Bucks County resident.

A graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, Walter was an avid runner and held the track team record for over 15 years. He attended Temple University on a full track scholarship and graduated with a degree in business. He was a very proud, two-time, Boston Marathon runner and ran in several organized marathons over the course of many years. He also served in the Army Reserves during the 1960s. While he committed to his job as President of Fell and Moon Insurance Co., his family was first and foremost, and he was devoted to his wife, children, and grandchildren.

In addition to his loving wife, Carol, Walter is survived by his children and their spouses, Wendy Jane Boone, Holly L. (Michael) Hosie, Christy B. (Bill) Van Veen, and Walter Baynard Boone, IV (Kristy); his cherished grandchildren, Quinlan, Evelyn and Ella Hosie, Billy, Carissa and Caylee Van Veen and Dahlia, Walter V and Clara Boone. He is also survived by his sister, Peggy Boone Wible.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet Walter’s family on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.), Richboro. His interment will take place privately.

Donations may be made to Woodside Presbyterian Church in memory of Walter Boone.

Woodside Presbyterian Church, 1667 Edgewood Rd. Yardley, PA 19067, 215-493-4145, www.woodside-church.org 

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Grayce E. McBride (Seitter)

July 20th, 2017

Grayce E. McBride of Hatboro  died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Holy Redeemer Hospice in Meadowbrook.  She was 96.

Grayce was predeceased by her husbands Ernest M. Haist and John McBride and was the sister of the late Charles, Roy, Elmer and Austin Seitter.

Born in Philadelphia, Grayce was the beloved daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Sylvester Seitter.

Grayce had worked part–time for many years at Lennon’s Frankfort Markets in both Feasterville and Churchville for both Ed Lennon and his nephew Vic. While an employee at Lennon’s Frankfort Markets, many a patrons’ shopping experience was enhanced through the pleasure of Grayce’s presence. She will be truly missed by her family and by all who came to know and love her.

Grayce is survived by her sons, Eric Gregg Haist and his wife Diane of Carrollton, TX and E. Glenn Haist and his wife Betty of San Tan Valley, AZ. She is also survived by her brother Donald Seitter, her sister Rosemarie Murray, 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10:00am until her Funeral Service 11:00am in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Grayce’s interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Feasterville.

If so desired, please consider a contribution in Grayce’s memory to Holy Redeemer Hospice, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046 or Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Donald J. Juvan

July 18th, 2017

Donald J. Juvan of Newtown passed away on July 18, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  He was 75.

Donald was the beloved husband of 27 years to Catherine Jones Juvan. 

Donald was a former resident of Doylestown before moving to Newtown. He was a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame and had worked at Betz Laboratories in Trevose for 30 years until his retirement.  

Donald is survived by his brothers-in-law David Jones (Karen), Michael Jones (Cindy), Keith Jones (Sue), and his sisters-in-law Susan Gleeson (Gerard) and Karin Johnson (Scott). He is also survived by his 8 nieces and nephews Becky, Seth, Andrew, Niall, Colleen, Holly, Parker and Mason and his mother-in-law Rita Jones.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 10:00am until his Funeral Mass at 11:00am at the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Rd., Newtown, PA 18940.  His interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem.    

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the University of Notre Dame, Department of Development, 1100 Grace Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556-5612.

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Helen B. Gensler (Hutnik)

July 14th, 2017

Helen B. Gensler of Holland and formerly of Doylestown passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at her home in Twining Village in Holland.  She was 90.

Helen was the beloved wife of the late Richard E. Gensler with whom she had shared 61 years of marriage.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA she was a daughter of the John and Anna Havoniak Hutnik.

Helen was a former long time parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Doylestown and during her time in the Doylestown area she had also volunteered her time with the James A. Michener Art Museum.

Helen enjoyed playing cards, was an avid and talented golfer and was a long time member of Spring Mill Country Club.  She also enjoyed winters in Florida for many, many years.  Most of all she possessed steadfast devotion for her family and was especially adored by her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She will be dearly missed.

Helen is survived by her children, Barbara Miller and her husband, Kenneth, Christine Beal and her husband John, Dr. Richard J. Gensler and his wife, Diane, and Wayne W. Gensler and his wife, Kim.  She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Amy , Jennifer, Gregory,  Justin, Megan, Richard, Brett, Alexander and Matthew; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Steve, Andrew, Rev. William, and John Hutnik; and her sisters, Ann Hutnik and Marge Musial.

Helen’s Services and interment will be private.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Helen’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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Rita C. Caputo

July 13th, 2017

Rita C. Caputo of Warminster died July 13, 2017 at Rose Garden at Ann's Choice. Rita was the beloved sister of Joseph J. Caputo and his wife Joan. She is also survived by her nephew John J. Caputo and his wife Veronica and their children Antonio and Victor. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Monday July 17th from 9:00am until her Funeral Mass 10:00am in Nativity of Our Lord Church, 605 W. Street Road, Warminster, PA 18974. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Ann’s Choice Benevolent Care Fund, 20000 Ann’s Choice Way, Warminster, PA 18974.

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Mary Catherine Wettstein (Schneider)

July 12th, 2017

Mary Catherine Schneider Wettstein, of Yardley (Langhorne) PA, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Her three loving daughters were at her side after a seven-year “long goodbye”.

Born in Milwaukee, WI on April 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William and Clara Schneider.  Mary is also predeceased by her sons, Michael Wettstein and Thomas Wettstein (Weston); her brother, the Rev. Robert Schneider; and her husband of 64 years, Karl J. Wettstein.

Mary and Karl experienced 25 work-related moves, and the blessings of five children in as many states. Her years as a young mother in Europe were definitely a family bonding adventure!

Mary could throw a party! She was the ultimate hostess for corporate dinners and evenings with friends. Her family has warm memories of holiday gatherings, and can still hear her words of caution, ”Don’t break the Rosenthal China!" Mary had a way of making everyone feel welcome. She will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

In retirement, Mary and Karl enjoyed traveling the world, and spent their winters in AZ golfing and visiting with family.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Kathy Weston of Yardley, PA, Diane Calvin (Michael) of Horsham, PA and Carol Young (Daniel) of Parkton, MD. She is also survived by her sister, Carol Gravning of Phoenix, AZ, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 28th at 12:30 pm at Joseph Fluehr III Funeral Home - 800 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954. A service to celebrate Mary's life will begin at 1:30 at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

The family would like to thank the staff at Gloria Dei Memory Care in Hatboro for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10017.

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Margaret M. Ragan (Scully)

July 8th, 2017

Margaret M. Ragan of Hatboro passed away Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Luther Woods Nursing and Convalescent Center in Hatboro surrounded by her loving family. She was 96.

Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Horace (Tim) Ragan.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Patrick and Sarah Dunn Scully.

After their marriage in 1941 she and Tim lived and raised their family in Hatboro.  They spent their retirement years in Mattituck, New York before she moved to Luther Woods in Hatboro in 2007. She was a  Communications Supervisor with Fisher and Porter Company and retired after 25 years.   Margaret enjoyed cooking, knitting, reading and was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Margaret is survived by her children, Patricia S. Kivlin and her husband, David, of Ivyland, Eileen M. Talbot of Mattituck NY, Michael J. Ragan and his wife, Louise, of Warrington, and her 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Wednesday July 12th from 9:30am until her Funeral Mass at 10:30 am at St. John Bosco Church, 235 East County Line Road, Hatboro, PA 19040. Margaret’s interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Cheltenham.

 

 Inn lieu of flowers please consider a contribution in Margaret’s memory to St. John Bosco Church.

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Frederick William May

July 8th, 2017

Frederick William May of Doylestown, PA died July 8, 2017, at home surrounded by family.

He was born October 1, 1925 in Buffalo, New York, the eldest child of the late Victoria Jakubczak and William May.  On June 12, 1948 he married Stella Piechocinski who survives.

A first generation Polish American, he proudly served in the US Navy as a Sea Bee during World War II at Mariana Islands and Guam.   Upon return he attended the University of Buffalo and was employed at National Gypsum and American Standard. He later was employed by Exxon and Singer in New Jersey.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Deborah May and George McLaughlin of Austin, Texas, son and daughter-in-law, Frederick William May Junior and Judy Rossell of Chalfont, PA.; daughter and son-in-law Adrianne May and Francis Manero of Chalfont, PA; 9 grandchildren; Frederick W. May III, Amanda M. Manero, Victoria (Nolan) McClosky, Tiffany R May, George F. McLaughlin, Matthew R. May, Margot M. McLaughlin, Eric F. Manero, Michael C. May  and one great-grandchild, Craig John McClosky who was born six days before the death of Fred May.

Mr. May was preceded in death by his brother Joseph May (Evelyn) and sister Virginia Tiebor (John dec.).

Aside for the love of his family; Fred was an avid golfer who was introduced to the game as a youth caddying at the Park Country Club in Buffalo, NY. He was a member of Cherry Hill Country Club and Huntington Valley Country Club; Fred was an usher at Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine and member of Saint Jude Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Veterans of Foreign Affairs, American Legion and Junior Chamber of Commerce. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on  Monday July 17th from 10:30 AM until his Funeral Mass 11:30 am at Saint Jude Roman Catholic Church, 321 West Butler Avenue; Chalfont, PA.  Interment with Military honors will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown. 

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to your local American Legion.

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Gregory Braun

July 7th, 2017

Gregory Braun of Yardley passed away suddenly on Friday, July 7, 2017 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He was 53.

Greg was the beloved husband of 19 years to Dr. Judith Gallagher-Braun MD.

Born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, Greg was the son of Jane Ackerly Braun and the late William Braun.

Greg was a former resident of Waldwick, New Jersey before moving to Yardley in 1998. He was the founder and owner of Give Back Greetings in Yardley and a Communicant of the Church of St. Andrew in Newtown. Greg enjoyed water sports and vacationed in Lake George, New York. Greg truly enjoyed his life to the fullest and possessed a unique laugh that was contagious. He was the consummate family man who always placed his family first. He often could be seen on the sidelines of his children's games with camera in hand enthusiastically. Greg will be truly missed as devoted husband, father, brother,son and friend and will be missed by all. He never met a stranger.

In addition to his beloved wife Judith, Greg is survived by his cherished children, Robert W., Katherine E. and Alexandra M. Braun, all of Yardley. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, William Braun of Hillsdale, NJ, Mark Braun of Allendale, NJ, Donald Braun of Washingtonville, NY, Patricia DeSousa of Estero, FL and Marybeth Reinfried of Montgomery, New York

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewings, Thursday July 13th from 5:00-7:00pm and on Friday July 14th from 10:00am until his Funeral Mass 11:00am in the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940. Greg’s interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery in Newtown.

If so desired, please consider a contribution in Greg’s memory to the Catholic Charities Appeal, 100 N. 20th Street #301, Philadelphia, Pa 19103.

Click the link to view his video tribute. https://player.vimeo.com/video/225025071?autoplay=1&loop=1

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Marcy L. McCaw (Heschuk)

July 7th, 2017

Marcy Lynn McCaw of Yardley, passed away Friday July 7, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with breast cancer.  She was 46.

She was the beloved wife of 21 years to Brennan McCaw.

Marcy was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on January 6, 1971, to Shirley and the late Marcel Heschuk.

Marcy lived life to the fullest, touching many lives through her friendship, sports network, or her professional career as a Physical Therapist.  She was an avid health and fitness enthusiast, and the consummate coach to others on nutrition and physical activity.  Her family and children were the center of her life and she was dedicated to their happiness and well-being, often found on the road traveling with them to hockey and soccer events.  Her gentle smile, good nature, and positive outlook will live forever in our hearts.

In addition to her loving husband, Marcy is survived by her three beautiful children, Madison, Katelyn, and Jake McCaw;  her sister Sherry Heschuk (Larry Petryk); her brother Brad Heschuk (Jennifer); her nephews and niece Brady, Cooper, and Spencer Heschuk; her father and mother-in-law Ron and Joan McCaw; and brother-in-law, William McCaw.

The family welcomes friends and close acquaintances to gather and celebrate Marcy’s life on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 7:00PM with official time of remembrances and memorial remarks beginning at 8:00 PM, at the Makefield Highlands Golf Club, 1418 Woodside Rd,  Yardley, PA.  Her interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in Marcy’s memory to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at www.give.bcrf.org.

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