Wednesday, November 30, 2022

SUBSCRIBE ONLINE - CLICK HERE!    
 
SPORTS HEADLINES

 See this weeks print edition  

for these stories:

  • Local Bowling News
  • UPHS Swimming Grads Excel
  • Whary, Kapp Earn All-PSAC Honors for Second Straight Season
  • Reds Add Stoudt to 40-Man Roster
  • Perkiomen School Hosting U.S. Baseball Academy Camp
  • and much, much, more!
 

 

SPORTS GUIDE
...
 

 

SPORTS SITES
 

 
 

 

Obituary
Return to Previous Page

Thomas W. Bonekemper, M.D., J.D.
2022-07-02

            Thomas W. Bonekemper, M.D., J.D., 79, formerly of Milford Twp., passed 

away after a lengthy and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2022 in Sellersville. 

            The loving husband of Janet Jones Bonekemper for 52 years, he was born in Lansdale to the late H. George Jr. and E. Pearl (Bomboy) Bonekemper on July 16, 1942.

            Tom was a member of the North Penn High School Class of 1960 and a graduate of Kutztown University and Hahnemann School of Medicine.  He completed his Internship at Hahnemann and Internal Medicine residency at St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem. 

            He was on the staffs of Quakertown and Grand View Hospitals while serving the Upper Perkiomen Valley in private practice from 1972-1976. His desire to help veterans led him to become the Chief Medical Officer of the VA Outpatient Clinic in Allentown where he served for 20 years.

            Owing to his interest in medical/legal issues, Tom pursued a law degree at Southland University in 1985.  He also enjoyed co-authoring Health and Safety for You, 5th edition in 1980 which received national recognition as the first high school textbook to stress prevention.

            He was a co-founder of the Quakertown Blazers and served for 36 years. He was president of the ACBL from 1994 until 2020 when the League conferred the honor of President Emeritus.  Over the years Tom received many awards nationally for his outstanding contributions and service to baseball.

            Survivors: Son, Brian, grandson, Robert Brandon Hoffman (fiancé Kendra Wychakinas), twin brother H. George III (companion Joanne Hersh), brother Richard, sister Lonna Donaher (Ed), and sister-in-law Barbara Wiggin (Tim). Many cousins, five nieces and nephews and ten great nieces and nephews. 

            Celebration of Life at the Community at Rockhill, Sellersville, will be scheduled at a later date.

            Online condolences may be offered at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grand View Health Foundation, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA  18960 or to Trinity Great Swamp UCC – Mission Outreach Fund, P.O. Box 494, Spinnerstown, PA  18968.


 

 

 

 

SPORTS PREVIEW
...
 
SUBSCRIBE TODAY

 
 
SITE MAP   ADVERTISE WITH US!   LOCATIONS SERVED
Home Editorial
News Photos
Sports Business Directory
Obituaries Classified Ads
Calendar Contact Us
  Advertise with the Town & Country... It's the weekly paper that people read, not just look at!  Click here to learn more or sign up.   Serving the municipalities of Bally, East Greenville, Green Lane, Hereford, Lower Salford, Marlborough, Milford, New Hanover, Pennsburg, Red Hill, Trumbauersville, Upper Hanover, Upper Salford
The Town & Country is now available at 64 locations throughout the region! Pick up your copy at any of the locations here, or better yet, have it delivered directly to your mailbox!  Click here to subscribe.



Local News for Local Readers since 1899.
© Copyright 2009 and Terms of Use
Site Design by Bergey Creative Group