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June 08, 2023

            Nancy Kabakjian, 88, of Pennsburg, stepped into heaven whole and healed on

Friday, May 26th, 2023. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Edward Kabakjian.

            Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Rose (Chapman) Bixler. Nancy was raised on a large farm in Fairless Hills, where she lived until she went to Millersville State College.

            She was one semester away from graduating when she followed her hearts' calling to marry Ed and be a wife and mother. As her family grew, so did her love for each child and grandchild. She had a fun-loving and playful heart to the end. A month before her passing, she was ...

June 06, 2023

            Pauline L. (Cressman) Nester, 84, of Green Lane, PA, passed away on Saturday,

May 27, 2023 at home surrounded by her family.

            Born in Hoppenville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louise (Fels) and Septimus Cressman, Jr., husband of the late Edna (Wolf) Cressman.

            Pauline was a UPHS graduate class of 1956.

            Pauline was a loving mother and dedicated her time to her children and the children of others. She was a foster parent for Catholic Social Services for almost 30 years. She worked at numerous daycare facilities including Lifespan daycare in Quakertown. Pauline was retired from Merck and continued to help care for children at Tabor Hill Nursery School in Woxall, PA.

            She was a lifelong member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Red Hill, PA and was a past president of the Upper Perk Ambulance Ladies Auxiliary. Pauline enjoyed gardening and NASCAR every Sunday- Dale Earnhardt, Sr. was her ...

June 06, 2023

            Mark A. Kelly, 58, of Pennsburg, PA, died on Sunday, June 4, 2023 from the

result of a motorcycle accident. He was the husband of Tammy L. (Korber) Kelly.

            He was born in Sellersville, a son of the late George and Virginia (Hollowell) Kelly.

            Mark was a 1984 graduate of Pennridge High School. He was employed for twenty years as a licensed systems operator for Perkasie Regional Authority. He also worked as a machinist and welder at the former Universal Millwrights, Franconia, PA.

            Mark loved riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle. He enjoyed smoking meats and sharing it with friends and family. Mark loved NASCAR and was also a former volunteer firefighter with Sellersville Fire Department.

            In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter: Victoria L. Kelly, of Akron, OH; siblings: Kathy Wroblewski and husband Gene, of Green Lane; Patricia Kelly and companion Lori Drelick, of Quakertown; Diana Detwiler and ...

June 05, 2023

            Lester M. Fox, 72, of East Greenville formerly of Quakertown died June 1,

2023 in Pennsburg Manor. He was the husband of Darlene (Fels) Fox. They were married 44 years on May 19, 2023.

            Born in Quakertown he was the son of the late Roy & Lillian (Undercuffler) Fox.

            He was the owner/operator of the former Lester Fox Cleaning Service.

            Lester enjoyed hunting, fishing, and he was a collector of Antiques.  He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Trumbauersville, where he was the former sexton.

            In addition to his wife he is survived by his three children Stacey Fox, Michael Fox (Amanda Sanders), and Katie Fox; three brothers Larry Fox, Thoedore Fox (Rose) and Kevin Fox; three sisters Judy Stauffer, Phyllis Fox, and ...

June 05, 2023

            William Drake Gebert, 73, of Perkiomenville, passed away peacefully on

Wednesday, May 31st, 2023. He was the beloved husband of Linda (Herrmann) Gebert.

            Born in Allentown, PA, he was a son of the late Earl and Margaret (Drake) Gebert.

            Bill was a graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School.  During his senior year, he led his team to the Bux-Mont Championship.   He spent time coaching junior high football from 1979 to 1987.  Bill was inducted into the inaugural class of the UPHS Football Hall of Fame.  He went to Wake Forest University on a football scholarship and received a BA in Business.  During his senior year, his team won the ACC Championship.

            He went on to work at Goodyear, and then Fotomat before spending most of his career at Green Lane Tool & Die. Bill also enjoyed fishing and golfing with friends.

            Surviving with his wife, are daughters: Stephanie, wife of ...

June 02, 2023

            Charles Chester Higman Jr., 94, Pennsburg passed away peacefully on Sunday,

May 28th, 2023. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Lagergren) Higman.

            Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Charles and Gladys (Soder) Higman.

            Charles served our country honorably in the Navy, and after the service he was an engineer for the former Control Data Corp in Oaks,

            PA. Charles was a member of Friedens UCC, and he served as the Planning Commissioner for Marlborough Township for 12 years.

            He is survived by his children: David Higman and his wife, Sandy, of Florida, Cynthia, wife of Fred Caciolo, of Pennsburg, and Robert Higman and his partner, Nadine Brennan; of Macungie, grandchildren:Karissa, Corey, Craig, Kandace, Jamie, Cody, Jenna, and ...

June 01, 2023

            Florence Marie "Floss" Kile, 95, of Sumneytown, PA for 68 years, passed

away on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Pennsburg Manor. She was the loving wife of the late Daniel A. Kile, Jr.

            Born in Hatfield, PA, she was the daughter of the late Edwin J. and Elizabeth G. (Donahue) Nolen.

            She was a 1946 graduate of Hatfield High School and was employed at Sumneytown Pants Factory for 25 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Philip Neri R.C. Church in Pennsburg, PA and a former volunteer at the Harleysville and Souderton Senior Centers.

            She was also a den mother for Sumneytown Cub Scouts. She enjoyed midget and sprint car racing and in her earlier years she loved to go dancing.

            She will be dearly missed by her two sons, Daniel Kile and wife, Carol and William Kile and wife, Sherry; three grandchildren, Jarrod Kile and wife, Mangit, Adam Kile and wife, Sandra and Ryan Kile and companion, Ashley; three step-grandchildren, Stacey Kulp and ...

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