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December 31, 2018

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March 14, 2018

            Mary Ann Meck, 84, of Perkiomenville, passed away on March 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of George E. Meck. They celebrated 43 years of marriage in February.

            Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late William and Bertha (Hansberry) Strohl. She served her country honorably in the Navy. Later, she worked as a secretary for the former Swann Oil Company until retiring in 1979.

            She was a very active member of Pennsburg United Church of Christ where she was a member and past president of the consistory and a former member of choir, Ladies Aid and the quilters. She was also a member of Freeland Chapter #323 of the Eastern Star in Collegeville, where she was a past Worthy Matron.

            She was also a member of the Lehigh Consistory Ladies Auxilliary where she was past president from 1988 – 1990. She was also a Red Hat Lady in ...

March 13, 2018

            Ann Marie Kemmerer, 55, of East Greenville died March 12, 2018 in St. Luke's Hospital Quakertown Campus. She was the wife of Mark J. Kemmerer. They were married 12 years last August.

            Born in Quakertown she was the daughter of Richard E. & Ruth Ann (Steiner) Stump.

            She was an LPN.  She was a volunteer at St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital and enjoyed crocheting and camping.

            She was a member of West Swamp Mennonite Church in Quakertown where she was active with the care of Seniors and a member of the Mission Commission.

            In addition to her husband and parents she is survived by ...

March 13, 2018

            Jean K. Gould, 79, of Richland, PA, passed away at home on Monday, March

12, 2018, her 79th birthday.  She was the loving wife of Dennis Gould and daughter of the late Adam J. and Clara M. Strong.

            Jean was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 12, 1939.  She graduated from West Chester State Teachers College with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.

            Jean was a lifelong educator and held many positions throughout her career.  She was a Kindergarten Teacher at Pennypacker Elementary School in Hatboro, PA, the Director of St. Paul Childcare Center in Pennsburg, PA, a Teaching Assistant at Western Montco VoTech in Limerick, PA, and a liaison at the Early Childhood Education Center and the Salvation Army in Pottstown, PA.

            Jean was an avid lover of Choral Music.  She sang with ...

March 12, 2018

            Edward J. Weisbach, 73, of Pennsburg, PA, passed away on March 11, 2018. 

            He was self-employed for most of his life, loved being outdoors in nature, and loved animals.  He was an endlessly curious and humorous person, and leaves behind a legacy of many colorful memories.

            Edward is survived by his wife Carol, his daughters Betsy Anderson and her husband Donald, and Melissa Whitehouse and her husband Michael, his father William, brothers William, Frederick, and Joseph, many dear friends, and a menagerie of misfit pets. 

            Interment will be held privately.  (Craft Givnish of Abington).


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March 12, 2018

            Barbara Ann (Smith) Schwind, 75, of Green Lane, passed away Wednesday,

March 7, 2018 at Life Quest Nursing Center in Quakertown. She was the beloved wife of Robert F. Schwind, celebrating 54 years of marriage last May.

            Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Dorothy H. (Adams) Smith.

            Barbara was a hostess for her parents' restaurant, the former Candlewyck Inn, in Green Lane and prior to that she worked at Lower Merion S&L for several years.

            She was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Pennsburg where she was a greeter and Eucharistic Minister.

            Surviving along with her husband, are ...

March 09, 2018

            Robert N. Horn, 80, of Zionsville, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2019.

He was the husband of Patricia B. (Mitchell) Horn. Born in Sybertsville, PA, he was a son of the late Ney R. and Dorothy E. (Uplinger) Horn.

            He was an upholsterer for Knoll for over 40 years, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Old Zionsville UCC and a member of Upper Perkiomen Lodge #595 of the F.&A.M.

            Along with his wife, he is survived by his children: Robert II and his wife Donna of Zionsville, Elizabeth wife of Donald Wimmer of Palm, Theresa wife of Leon Bidlow of Macungie, Carol, wife of James McHugh of Fleetwood, Marjorie, wife of David Hofmann of Boyertown, Thomas Miller and ...

March 09, 2018

            Anna E. Hoffman, 100, passed away March 6, 2018 at Frederick Living. 

Prior to moving to Frederick Living, she resided with her sister Stella Roney and her niece Carol Bradley in Perkiomenville.

            She was the wife of the late Alvin Hoffman who was a contractor in the local area.  Born in "Dykie's Corner" Perkiomenville, she was the last living child of the late Michael and Mary (Tara) Dykie. She was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Pennsburg where she was very active at parish activities throughout her life.

            She was also a former member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Shinglehouse, PA.  Early in life, she was a member of the roller skating team at Ringing Rock's.  She enjoyed ...

March 08, 2018

            Robert N. Jones, 94, of Palm, passed away Wednesday, March 07, 2018, at

his home. He was the beloved husband of Lucile S. (Fox) Jones, celebrating 68 years of marriage on January 22, 2018.

            Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was a son of the late Amos Herbert and Leah (Jasmine) Jones.

            Bob proudly served in the United States Navy during WWII and Korea also serving as an airplane mechanic. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service as a Chief Petty Officer.

            He worked for Stanley Vidmar in Allentown, PA, where he held many roles for 23 years before retiring as a quality control inspector in 1988.

            Bob was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association since ...

March 08, 2018

            Anna Arlene (Frey) Laubach, 96, widow of George F. Laubach, of Red Hill, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Frederick Living.

            Born in Maxatawny, PA, she was a daughter of the late Calvin and Sadie (Miller) Frey.

            Anna worked for Green Lane Hosiery Mill as a knitter for 10 years before retiring in 1982. Prior to that, she worked at Rayflex Manufacturing in Red Hill.

            She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pennsburg.

            Surviving are her three children, Dennis G. Laubach and wife, Alverta of ...

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