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Recent Obituaries

Helen Danberry (Belica)

Helen Belica Danberry passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, January 23, 2020. She was 73.

Helen was the beloved wife of David Danberry Jr. for 53 years.

Born in Austria, she was the daughter to the late Stanley and Eugenia Belica, and sister to the late George Belica. She graduated from Central High School of Hopewell Township.

Helen was a home-maker, and she created a welcoming home where the family met for meals, Jeopardy, cards, and conversations. She loved to cook for the family, making sure everyone had something that they liked best to eat. She made custom crocheted blankets for the family. She loved going to the casinos for the slots, and even participated in a few official poker tournaments. She liked to bowl, and was even featured on TV, winning some cash from the tournaments. She loved to read, write poetry, watch the hummingbirds in her flowers, chase away the squirrels from the birdfeeders, look through cookbooks, craft different projects, go gem mining, and watch (and order from) QVC. Helen excelled at being a wife, a mom, a grandma/mom-mom, and great-grandma. She would watch the grandchildren at their various activities, host Thursday night family dinners with group Jeopardy after, and feed Nala people-food on the sly.

In addition to her husband, Helen is survived by her loving children; David Danberry III (Tracy), Robert Danberry, and Pamela Oxenford (Dave), as well as her 6 grandchildren; Aaron Oxenford (Danielle), Tori Stuart (Jeff), Jon Oxenford, Alyx Danberry, Tanner Danberry and Sammy Danberry, her 2 great-grandchildren Aiden and Arielle, one additional great-grandchild on the way, her brother Peter Belica, her sister Eugenia Pierce (Allen), her tail-wagging grand-dog Nala, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, and again on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Service at 11:00 AM, both at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 E. Butler Ave. (at Sandy Ridge Rd.), New Britain, PA 18901. Her interment will follow at Beulah Cemetery, New Britain.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Helen’s name may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter, 101 Greenwood Ave., Suite 200, Jenkintown, PA 19046.

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Jean Isabel Thorsten (McCrea)

Jean McCrea Thorsten, long-time resident of Montgomery and Bucks County, PA, died at Pine Run Health Center in Doylestown.  She was 90 years old.

Born in Chestnut Hill, PA, Jean was the daughter of Anastasia (Lawlor) and Andrew James McCrea. She is pre-deceased by three of her five sisters, Mary Monahan, Carole Caputo and Anna Walsh.

Jean described the happiest times in her life as those spent with her children, grandchildren and family.  Jean also had a passion for learning, whether through formal education or on her own and she enjoyed sharing it with others. 

Jean graduated from Germantown High School and later earned her B.A. in History and M.Ed. in Education as a PA-certified Reading Specialist from Temple University while a full-time working mom with three children still at home, an accomplishment she was very proud of.  She retired from Temple University as a long-time Office Manager and taught English and ESL Reading at Montgomery County Community College and Temple’s Ambler campus where she made many friends and impacted the success of hundreds of students.  She also worked at the Ambler Public Library as Library Assistant, a job she loved.   At home, Jean was an avid reader, accomplished seamstress and unrivaled, green-thumb gardener who was seldom idle and always eager to learn and share something new.  She instilled a lifelong love of reading and storytelling in her daughters and grandchildren.  She was also the confidante her family could rely on when life became complicated.

Jean will be missed greatly by her children, Lisa Thorsten Coccetti (Kevin), Laura Thorsten and Lynn Thorsten Palumbo; her five grandchildren, Anastasia, Brian, Charles, Alexander and Marissa and numerous extended family members and friends.  She is also survived by her sisters, Eleanor Borigini and Barbara McCrea, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Jean’s life with family on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 1:00 until the start of her prayer service at 3:00 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 Cowpath Rd., Montgomeryville, PA.  Her interment will take place privately at a later date.

The family requests that memorial donations be made in Jean’s name to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org.

 

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Paul W. Hinderliter

Paul W. Hinderliter, of Philadelphia, died on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Ridley Park Hospice at Taylor Hospital. He was 50.

Born in Abington, he was a son of Harry and Diane Gelbach Hinderliter of New Jersey.

He was a 1987 graduated from LaSalle College High School and was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union 19 in Philadelphia.

He is survived by his two sons Nicholas Hinderliter and Ryan Hinderliter both of Horsham, his brother Kevin Hinderliter and his wife Elizabeth of Morgantown, WV, his two sisters, Karin Nichols and her husband Kenneth of Rio Grande, NJ and Beth Gordon and her husband Ian of Annapolis, MD.

His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954 and on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 10:00 am until his Funeral Mass 11:00AM in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 321 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044.  His interment will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Salvation Army, 6730 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128.

 

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Susan S. Edwards (Stackpole)

Susan S. Edwards of Southampton passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the residence she grew up in surrounded by her loving family after a tough battle with lung cancer.  She was 84.

Susan was predeceased by her three husbands; Walter H. Raab, Arthur C. Souders and Thomas V. Edwards.

Born and raised in Southampton, she was the daughter of   Fred J. and Mildred King Stackpole and the sister of the late Mildred Illgen.

Susan was a graduate of Upper Southampton High School and continued her studies graduating from Beaver College with a BS degree in retail management starting her retail career as the personal secretary for the president of Gimbels.  Susan later became one of the “Polaroid Girls” demonstrating new products at various trade shows. Through her Polaroid connections, she was selected to manage the largest Polaroid Repair Center for the Mid Atlantic Region of the United States. She finished her retail career working at Pewter Plus in the Peddlers Village in Lahaska working into her late seventies. Susan had a distinguished reputation as a Counted Cross Stitch expert and was involved in running and teaching at local stitchery shops. Susan will be remembered for her strong will, keen wit, tireless energy and kindness she had shown to her family and to all.

 Susan is survived by her children, Hays S. Raab of Southampton and Dr. Jennifer Souders and her husband Paul Gillingham of Seattle, WA. She is also survived by her cherished granddaughter Erin.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewings; Monday, January 27th from 6:00-8:00pm and again on Tuesday, January 28th from 9:30am until her Funeral Service 10:30am in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Susan’s interment will follow in the Forest Hills Cemetery in Huntingdon Valley.

If so desired, please consider a contribution in Susan’s memory to the Centennial Singers P.O Box 1404, Southampton, Pa. 18966. 

 

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Marie A. Cahill (Williamson)

Marie A. Cahill of Langhorne and formerly of Newtown, PA died peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Attleboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was 91.

Born in Bristol, PA Marie was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Cahill, the daughter of the late Wesley and Stella Zabchinski Williamson, and the mother of the late John L. Cahill.

Marie enjoyed time spent playing the games of chance and luck in Atlantic City and watching the Horse Races.  She also enjoyed a nice relaxing glass of wine and time spent with friends, but she cherished all the time she spent with her family creating memories that will last with them forever.  Marie will be greatly missed but eternally remembered and loved by everyone who has had the pleasure to call her Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and friend.

Marie is survived by her seven loving and devoted children: Patricia M. Sweeney and her husband Edward of Winter Garden, FL Joseph J. Cahill and his wife Michelle of Fairless Hills, PA Michael E. Cahill and his wife Rose of Fairless Hills, PA Timothy W. Cahill and his wife Teresa of Yardley, PA, Dennis P. Cahill and his wife Kimberly of Langhorne, PA, Terrence F. Cahill of Center City Philadelphia, and Mary Jo “Kelly” Ridge and her husband David of Southampton, PA  She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Madeline Cahill of Langhorne, 21 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.

Marie’s family will receive friends on Thursday, January 23, 2020  from 9:00am until her Funeral Mass, 11:00AM at the Olde Church of St. Andrew, 135 South Sycamore Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940. Interment will follow at St. Andrew Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 150 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

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