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Recent Obituaries

Marjorie E. Meyers (Mattes)

Marjorie E. Meyers of Southampton, PA died at home surrounded by her loving family after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was 78.

Born in Philadelphia, Marjorie was the beloved wife of 60 years to George H. Meyers and she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Marie Hendricks Mattes.

Marjorie was a faith-filled woman of impeccable character.  She and her husband George were the proud parents of six children and were foster parents to over 70 children.  She was heavily involved with her church where she served as organist, Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School leader for many years.  She enjoyed quilting and being part of Quilts for Kids at Good Samaritan Church, sewing, reading, gardening, and camping with her family.  Marjorie will be greatly missed but she will be eternally loved and appreciated by those who she cared and loved.

In addition to her husband George, Marjorie is survived by her loving and devoted children: Timothy Meyers and his wife Cheryl of Roslyn, Richard Meyers and his wife Tammy of Herndon, VA, Karen McGuckin wife of the late Robert of Philadelphia, Ruth Ann Landis and her husband Ben of Harford, PA, Karen Meyers of Southampton, and James Meyers and his wife Marie of Feasterville.  She is also survived by her brother Carl Mattes, 12 loving grandchildren and 3 dear great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Wednesday Evening, September 23, 2020 from 6:00-8:00PM in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954 and to her Graveside Funeral Service at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Rd. Roslyn, PA 19001 on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 11:00AM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Church she and her family attended, Lehigh Baptist Church, 934 Alburger Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19115.



Karen A. Shores (Klimesh)


Karen A. Shores of Holland died peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at home.  She was 72. 

Karen was the loving wife of Linus Shores with whom she had shared 52 years of marriage.

Born in Decorah, IA she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Pavlovec Klimesh. 

Karen graduated from Rudolphinum High School and later attended Mount Mercy College.  She led a long career as payroll manager with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit until her retirement.  Karen had endless energy and lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed staying active and picked up many hobbies and pastimes throughout her life. She especially enjoyed yoga, politics, her Kindle, quilting and her cat Shiloh.   Friends and family will dearly miss this fun, spunky, vibrant woman.

In addition to her husband, Karen leaves behind her children, Carla Waltersdorf of Warrington, PA and Brian Shores (Kimberly) of Holland, PA; her grandchildren, Caleb and Nathan Waltersdorf and Mason and Tyler Shores; and her siblings, Charles Klimesh (Martha) and Donald Klimesh (Mary Ann). 

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd., Holland, PA 18966.  Her interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Newtown. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the American Association for Cancer Research at 615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106.



Barbara Fox (Stairiker)

Barbara Morris Fox, (nee Stairiker), 83, of Brigantine, NJ and formerly of Philadelphia, died Tuesday September 15, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by her family.  She was born  in Philadelphia, PA, daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Franz Stairiker.  She graduated from Little Flower High School in 1954.  She worked as a paraprofessional teacher for many years, at Delta School in Philadelphia, Eastern State School and Hospital and the Youth Detention Center in Bucks County. She was passionate about her work with children who needed emotional support. Her interests centered around her family and especially her children and grandchildren and spending summers with them Brigantine, New Jersey where she eventually retired.  In Brigantine she became active with the senior citizen organization taking the role as president for a number of years. She was the loving wife of the late G. Albert Morris and the late Gerald Fox.  She is survived by her sons G. Albert Morris and his wife Linda Morris, nee Conway, of Brigantine Nj and Robert Morris and his husband James Weygandt of Philadelphia, PA; her grandchildren, Albert, Brittney, Brandy and Victoria Morris; her sisters Anna May Atherholt and Margaret Guckin and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 10:00am until her Funeral Mass at 11:00am in St. Anselm Church 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd. Philadelphia PA 19154 where masks and social distancing will be maintained. Interment will follow immediately at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Smile Train, 633 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, New York 10017.



Geraldine M. McCartney (Hackett)


Geraldine M. McCartney (née Hackett) of Holland, PA passed  away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in the presence of her loving and caring family. She was 78.  Geraldine was the beloved wife of 56 years to Richard G. McCartney.

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Isabelle Street Hackett and was the loving mother of the late Kimberly McCartney Gallagher.

Geraldine was a former resident of Philadelphia before moving to Holland in 1976.  She had worked as an administrative assistant throughout the years for various firms including McDonnell Douglas in Warminster and with Air Gas in Wayne, PA. Geraldine was a Communicant of St. Bede the Venerable Church in Holland and in her leisure time enjoyed exercising, traveling to the beach, quality times with her friends, family and especially grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who came to know her.


In addition to her beloved husband Richard, Geraldine is survived by her dearest children; Karen A. Goldschmidt and her husband Robert of Collingswood, NJ and Richard G. McCartney and his wife Lauri of North Wales. She is also survived by her sister Katherine Whalen of Warrington, and 2 brothers James Hackett and William Hackett both of NJ, 9 cherished grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, September 18th from 10:00am until her Funeral Mass at 11:00am in St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd. Holland, PA 18966. Geraldine’s interment will be held at a future date and time.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the National Shrine of St. John Neumann, 1019 N. 5th St., Phila., PA 19123.




Michael Gildea

Michael William Gildea of Newtown died suddenly at home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. He was 58.

Michael was the beloved husband of 28 years to Kathleen O’Neill Gildea.

Born in Glens Falls, New York, Michael was the loving son of William J. and Elizabeth J. Shandoff Gildea.

Michael started his career as a Systems Analyst at AT&T. For several years he was an IT Consultant before joining Church and Dwight as a Project Manager in Ewing, New Jersey. He enjoyed sailing and golfing with friends; he had a passion for cars and loved traveling with his family. Michael will be greatly missed, but eternally remembered and loved as a devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Kate, his son, Joshua whom he treasured. He is also survived by his parents, sisters: Stephanie Muggleworth and her husband Charles and Morgan Mahl and her husband Randy, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Services and interment for Michael will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to: To Write Love on Her Arms ( P.O. Box 2203, Melbourne, Fla, 32902.



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