Richboro (215) 968-8585
800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. Richboro, PA 18954
Joseph A. Fluehr III - SUPERVISOR
New Britain (215) 340-9654
241 East Butler Avenue New Britain, PA 18901
Joseph A. Fluehr IV - SUPERVISOR
June 10th, 2019
Pasqualina C. “Pat” Bisaccio, of Langhorne, PA and formerly of Long Island, NY and Newtown, PA, died on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Crestview Center in Langhorne. She was 96.
Born on Easter Sunday in Greenwich, CT she was the beloved wife of the late Frank A. Bisaccio and the daughter of the late Sante and Louisa Roman Di Lena.
Pat was a member of the Newtown Seniors and was an avid Scrabble player. Growing African Violets was one of her passions. Pat will be greatly missed but eternally loved and remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
She is survived by her loving and devoted son and daughter -in-law Robert Bisaccio and Joan M. of Holland. She is also survived by her grandson Michael Bisaccio and his wife Jenine her three great grandchildren Madeline, Josephine, and Jonathan and numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 10:00 am until her Funeral Mass 11:30 am in the Olde Church of St. Andrew, 135 Sycamore St. Newtown, PA 18940. Interment to follow at St. Andrew Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Rd. Newtown, PA 18940.
June 9th, 2019
Michael Franzen of Holland passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2019 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was 28.
Born in Philadelphia, Michael was a son of Nicholas J. Franzen Jr. and Diane M. Black Franzen.
Michael came into this world fighting for life and a fighter he was. He was kind, good hearted, compassionate and loving. He has a passion for skateboarding and cars. He was loved by family and many friends and he loved them. He made his impact in his world and it will not be forgotten. Another good soul received his wings. Fly high Michael Michael Motorcycle!
In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his siblings, Nicholas J. Franzen, III., Amy Franzen and is twin sister, Megan Franzen. He also leaves behind his grandparents, Diane & Hugh Black and Grace Miller as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 12:30 PM until his Memorial Service 2:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd., Richboro, PA 18954. His interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Make a Wish Foundation, 5 Valley Square, Suite 210, Blue Bell, PA 19422 or to the Humane Society, 640 Dixon Street, Allentown, PA 18103.
June 7th, 2019
Carol J. Madeline of Hatboro and formerly a long time resident of Churchville passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2019 with her husband and family by her side at Doylestown Hospital. She was 75.
Carol was the loving and devoted wife of 55 years to Joseph S. Madeline Jr. and mother of the late Joseph S. Madeline III who passed away in 2006.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Florence Van Horn Wenke.
Carol graduated from Lincoln High School and began her long career in the banking industry during which time she held various positions, including head teller for Wachovia Bank from where she retired. Carol would eventually meet and marry the love of her life, Joe, and together they settled in Churchville and raised their family.
Carol enjoyed traveling with her husband and family and was fortunate to have enjoyed cruising to Bermuda six times. She loved dining out and enjoyed long car rides with her husband. Some of the words that come to mind when describing her are selfless, devoted, loyal, and witty. She would give you the shirt off of her back if you needed it, had a terrific sense of humor and was devoted not only to those she loved but also to her political and religious convictions from which she never waivered. She will be remembered for her love of German Shepherds, reading a good book and just being an all around loving and giving person. She will be dearly missed and never forgotten.
In addition to her husband, Carol is survived by her children, Carol J. Klenk (Rick) of Horsham, Mandy McCahill (Greg) of Chalfont, and Angela Storey (David) of Doylestown; her grandchildren, Allison, Lindsay, Madeline and Ricky Klenk, Connor, Declan, and Ryleigh McCahill, and Joey, David, and Scarlett Storey.
In addition to her son and her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her siblings, Joseph, Thomas, and James Wenke and Dolores Macek.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 12:30 PM until her Funeral Service 1:30 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd., Richboro, PA 18954. Her interment will follow in Newtown Cemetery, Newtown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.
June 7th, 2019
Robert McCook, Jr., of West Chester, PA died on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Pocopson Home, West Chester, PA. He was 79.
He was the beloved husband of 59 years to Maureen E. (neeKing) McCook.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Robert McCook Sr. and Virginia Montgomery McCook.
In addition to his loving wife, Bob is also survived by his children; Lisa M. McCook, Peter J. McCook and his wife Julie and David P. McCook and his wife BethAnn and his sister Muriel Wieland and her husband Karl. He is also survived by his 7 grandchildren; Catherine E., Nicolas R., Elizabeth M., Andrew P., Sarah M., Abigail V. and Joshua D.
His family will receive relatives and friends from 12:00pm until a Celebration of his Life at 2:00pm on June 22, 2019 at Christ Community Church, 1190 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.
His burial services were held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Priority One Foundation, 2200 W. Hamilton St., Ste. 204, Allentown, PA 18104 or Alzheimer's Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
June 6th, 2019
Richard D. Taylor of Ivyland died Thursday June 6, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was 68.
Richard was the beloved husband of 44 years to Cynthia Himsworth Taylor.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Henry and Edna Landsiedel Taylor.
In addition to his beloved wife Cynthia, Richard is survived by his children; Douglas R. Taylor and his wife Margaret of Ivyland and Glen D. Taylor and his wife Sara of Chalfont. He is also survived by his sister June Maier of Reading and his 4 cherished grandchildren, Grace, Kathryn, Reagan and Pierce Taylor.
Richard was a former resident of Horsham before moving to Ivyland in 1985. He was a graduate of Millersville University and he continued his graduate studies at Trenton State University. Richard was the founder and long-time President of Earthborne Trucks and Equipment in Warrington from 1976 to 2014. He was a former Industrial Arts educator at Upper Moreland High School where he was a mentor to many. Richard was an active Trustee at the Newtown Presbyterian Church and dedicated countless hours of his time and concern to the church community and facilities. In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending many hours in the woods and on the water at Lake Wallenpaupack. He traveled extensively throughout the country camping. He also gave his time and treasury to the victims of hurricanes for relief and communities in need. Richard will be deeply missed by his family and friends and by all who came to know him.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Memorial Service on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 11:00am in the Newtown Presbyterian Church, 25 N. Chancellor Street, Newtown, PA 18940. A reception will follow at the church. Richard’s interment will be privately held.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the “Rick Taylor Scholarship Fund” at The AED Foundation , 650 E. Algonquin Rd., Suite 305, Schaumburg, IL 60173. This continuing scholarship’s purpose is to support the education of the next generation of diesel and heavy equipment technicians.
June 6th, 2019
William A. Drobile III of Warminster passed away on June 6, 2019. He was 67.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William A. Jr. and Marie A. Beigno Drobile.
William was a musical prodigy, having played multiple instruments and was a prolific songwriter. He was a constant tinkerer and was always fixing electronics and building robots. He will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his children, Marc W. Droblie and Eric A. Drobile; his sisters, Maria C. Farrell and her husband, Paul, Amelia A. Drobile, Regina E. Brittingham and her husband, Richard, and Jennifer M. Kiriloff and her husband, William. He also leaves behind several nieces nephews and close family friends Jennifer Crane and Michael Kauffman.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd., Holland, PA 18966. His interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem.
June 5th, 2019
Helen A. Sutcliffe of Holland died peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Neshaminy Manor Home. She was 93.
Born in Philadelphia, Helen was the beloved wife and best friend for 61years to her late husband George F. Sutcliffe. She was the daughter of the late George J. and Anna Cunningham Gallagher.
Helen was a graduate of Kensington High School, class of 1944. Helen married the love of her life in 1948, lived in Philadelphia before moving to Richboro, Bucks County in 1962. She was faithful and active supporter of Addisville Reformed Church and looked forward to working the Christmas Bazaar.
Helen was a doting grandmother and great grandmother who loved spoiling them. She always made herself available to help anyone in need. Family trips and vacations to the Jersey shore brought a smile, especially when the grandchildren came along. Helen was a humble person and who in her quiet time enjoyed refinishing furniture and a devoted Phillies fan. She will be sadly missed, for her warm, loving and tender ways.
Helen is survived by her daughter and son; George J. Sutcliffe and Donna A. Richter and her husband Robert D. Richter, Sr., also surviving are her 6 dear grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and a dear cousin Carole Keiser and her husband Andy.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday June 10, 2019 from 9:30 am until her Funeral Service 11:00am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro. Helen’s interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Richboro.
In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Addisville Reformed Church Memorial Fund, 945 Second Street Pike, Richboro, PA 18954.
June 1st, 2019
Edward J. Cunningham passed away peacefully on June 1, 2019. He was 76.
In 1943, Ed was born in Manhattan, NY to the late James and Mary Coffey Cunningham.
He was the beloved husband to Constance M. Gentili Cunningham for 41 years. In addition to his wife, Ed is survived by his mother-in-law Candida Gentili, sister-in-law Christine Gentili, nieces Dana Morrissey and Maureen Towson, and nephew Seth Morrissey.
Ed enjoyed a career in accounting, working for both private firms and later for the state of New Jersey for almost 30 years. But his life outside of work was ever full of hobbies and interests. Ed was a gifted athlete -- marathons, triathlons, cycling and tennis were fixtures in his life; he had a passion for great music, especially rock and opera; he raised and showed many beloved dogs; and he loved spending time abroad with his wife. His family and friends will remember him for his colorful stories and dry sense of humor, but above all for his generosity. For those he loved, Ed gave of himself in every way.
Relatives and friends are invited to Ed’s Funeral Mass on Friday, June 7th at 11:00 AM, at St. Martin of Tours Church, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope, PA 18938. Ed’s internment will be held privately for his family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ed’s name may be made to his alma mater, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. https://give.louisiana.edu/give-now
June 1st, 2019
Reuben C. Tyson, “Don” of Newtown , died on Saturday, June 1, 2019, after a courageous 26 month battle with lung cancer, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. He was 76.
Born in Sellersville, Don as he was known to family and friends was the husband of Judith T. Morasch Tyson for 59 years, he was the son of the late Reuben H. and Susan Eshelman Tyson and the dear grandfather of the late Michael J. Davis.
Don was a life long resident of Bucks County and was a 1960 graduate of Council Rock High School . He was the former owner of Tyson service station in Penndel. For the past 51 years Don was an independent distributor of Arnold Bread Products, Archway Cookies and Skinner Nuts and most recently Sunset Orchards Candies and Snacks.
Don was know for his tenacity and adventure, “he wasn’t afraid to try anything”, he owned and flew his own Piper Cub airplane, had several Harley Davidson motorcycles, not only did he operate these but meticulously cared for them. He was a long time supporter of Philadelphia sports teams. He enjoyed watching NASCAR events and he loved Landscaping and gardening. He also enjoyed going to the Movies, and he was a huge Elvis fan, with a particular fondness of his gospel music, and even got to see him once in person.
Don will be dearly missed for his wisdom, knowledge of just about everything; he was our strength, his guidance to his entire family was and will always be admired. Don had a no-nonsense approach, a work ethic like no other, and an extremely strong will and determination and perseverance to just keep on going, he never stopped.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his devoted daughters; Patricia L. Purks and her husband Dean J., Susan L. Davis Schechter, his 3 sisters, Suzanne Chirico and her husband Andrew, Barbara Morgan and the late David, Melinda Jo Yates (Jerry Tkacz). He is the grandfather of: Kyle J. Purks (Sandra M.), Danielle L. and Brendan M. Schechter and great grandfather of Cooper J. Purks and step great grandfather of: Logan Smith.
Don’s family will receive condolences on Thursday June 6, 2019 from 10:00am until his Funeral Service 11:00am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd. ) Richboro. His interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to, John Hopkins University , Medical Center for Lung Cancer Research 733 N. Broadway, Baltimore , MD , 21205.
May 31st, 2019
Leo V. Tonelli of Richboro died Friday May 31, 2019 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He was 76.
Leo was the beloved husband of 54 years to Joan T. Triebl Tonelli.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Vincent and Madeline Lanotto Tonelli.
Leo was a former resident of Philadelphia before moving to Richboro in 1980. He was the founder and owner of Tonelli Builders and Design in Richboro and he was also an estimator with Image One Industries in Bensalem. Leo was a communicant of St. Bede the Venerable Church in Holland. He enjoyed buying & displaying his model cars, relaxing on his porch listening to Sinatra and reading the paper. Leo also had a great love for woodworking and drawing. He will be deeply missed by his family and by all who came to know him.
In addition to his beloved wife Joan, Leo is survived by his children; Gina Hengeveld and her husband Brian of Perkasie and Christian Tonelli and his wife Leigh of Wrightstown. Leo is also survived by his brother Vincent Tonelli of Bellmawr New Jersey, his sisters Linda DePinto of Marlton, NJ and Lisa DePascale of Philadelphia and his 5 cherished grandchildren Skylar, Jordan, Nico, Jake and Earl.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing from 10:30am until his Funeral Mass 11:30am on Friday, June 7, 2019 in St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966. Leo’s interment will follow in Newtown Cemetery in Newtown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 125 South Huntingdon Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. (Please write check to the American Cancer Society and put Lodge on the memo line).