December 31, 2017
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February 25, 2017
Stella O'Connell, 79, of Red Hill, passed away February 23, 2017. She was the widow of Michael O'Connell. Born in Hazelton, she was a daughter of the late John and Adeline (Herring) Cichon.
Stella was a member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ. She was a machine operator for the Corona Corp, Red Hill for 10 years before retiring in 2008.
Surviving are children: Robert Horn II, and his wife, Donna, of Zionsville; Elizabeth, wife of Donald Wimmer, of Palm; Theresa, wife of Leon Bidlow, of Macungie; and Carol, wife of James McHugh, of Fleetwood; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and siblings: Patricia Cichon, of Red Hill; and ...
February 24, 2017
Kristin A. Snell, 27, of Coopersburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at home. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of James J. Snell of Coopersburg and the late Anne A. (Ackerman) Snell.
Kristin was a 2007 graduate of Southern Lehigh High School and a 2014 graduate of DeSales University with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. She worked as a Case Manager at KidsPeace in Fountain Hill for the past 2 ½ years.
She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Coopersburg and the Community Outreach Benefit. She also was a volunteer for the Bo Tkach Foundation and was an avid sports fan and she especially enjoyed going to Flyers games.
Surviving along with her father is her twin sister, Ashley K., wife of ...
February 21, 2017
Wilbur Endy, 88, of Hummelstown and formerly of Pennsburg, PA
passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Hershey Medical Center. He was the husband of Edith H. (Rauch) Endy celebrating 67 years of marriage in July.
Born in East Greenville, PA, he was the son of the late George and Ruba M. (Graber) Endy.
He was a 1946 graduate of East Greenville High School then served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 – 1948 and then later served during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a Switchman at Bell Telephone then Verizon for 38 years retiring in 1992.
Wilbur was a lifelong member of New Goshenhoppen United Church of ...
February 21, 2017
Richard L. Custer, 84, of Boyertown, passed away on February 17,
2017. He was widower of Doris Custer who died in 2011. Born in Boyertown, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Laura (Hoffman) Custer.
He worked for the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Pottstown for 30 years and then worked at the Boyertown High School until he retired. He was an avid weight lifter and could be found most days at the Upper Perk YMCA. He was also a member of the Boyertown Senior Center.
Surviving are his sons: Timothy and his wife Barbara of ...
February 16, 2017
Clarence "Swappy" DeLong, 86, of Pennsburg, passed on February 14, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born in East Greenville, PA on March 31, 1930 to Lola (Drumm) and Wilferd DeLong.
He and his wife Marlene (Moll) DeLong celebrated 60 years of marriage on January 19, 2017. He was a 1948 graduate of Pennsburg High School. He served honorably in the US Army (1952-1954) during the Korean War. He worked at Pennsburg Clothing Co. and Stroh's Brewery, retiring in 1995.
Swappy was an avid gardener, often sharing fruits and vegetables with family and friends. In his retirement years, he enjoyed restoring old steamer trunks for resale and spending his Mondays at the Perkiomenville Auction.
He is survived by his wife, children: Denise (Andy) Natalie of ...