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    Harry Robert Beard

    Harry Robert Beard, 86, formerly of Doylestown, was cleared to land in Heaven on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Flying was his passion, duty, career, and his way of inviting the timid and the brave to experience life at the controls.    Growing up on the family airport in Chambersburg, he learned to fly while still in school, and after graduation entered the Air Force, serving stateside, in Okinawa and in Vietnam. After 20 years’ service, he retired from “flying a desk” at the Pentagon, moved his family to Doylestown, and joined Ransome Airlines in 1973, getting back into the air.…

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    Earl J. Taylor

    Earl J. Taylor a resident of Newtown and formerly of Chalfont and Cherry Hill, NJ died peacefully Thursday March 26, 2020.  He was 98. Born September 28, 1921 in Warrington, PA, Earl was the son of the late Earl A. and the late Florence R. (Pleiss) Taylor.  He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Cook) Taylor with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.  He is survived by three sons Earl B. of High Bridge, NJ, Jonathan (Linda) of Cherry Hill, NJ and Charles of Silver Springs, MD, a daughter Mary E. of Chalfont, and sister Betty of MA. …

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    Sylvia M. Reznick

    Sylvia M. Reznick, a resident of Hidden Meadows, passed away peacefully Tuesday March 24, 2020.  She was 95.  Born in Garitza, Italy, Sylvia was the wife of the late Andrew J. Reznick.  She is survived by her children Gerald Reznick (Holly) and Sylvia O’Neill and six grandchildren.  Sylvia was a long time resident of Chalfont since 1954 and faithful member of St. Jude Church.   She worked at a local pharmacy and was an avid gardener.  Due to the recent health pandemic, all services and interment will be private. Contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude Church, 321…

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    Charles J. Donovan, Jr.

    Charles J. Donovan, Jr. passed away Sunday March 22, 2020 at his home in North Wales. He was 65. Born in Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Donovan Sr. and Margaret Dunne. He is survived by his girlfriend Lori Rappold, sister Maureen Walkenshaw and several nieces and nephews. Services are pending.

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    Marian E. Gabriel

    Marian “Betty” Gabriel, of Ocean View, DE, died peacefully in her sleep on March 4, 2020, after her long and difficult battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She had just turned 87. Betty was born Marian Elizabeth Sheen on March 2, 1933 in El Paso, TX. In 1950, she graduated at the top 10% of her class from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA.  She attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the Kappa Delta sorority. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education and her Master’s degree in Social Sciences from Temple University. Betty was a devoted wife,…

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    Marie T. Surowicz

    Marie T. Ruane Surowicz, a longtime resident of Chalfont, PA, passed away February 21, 2020 at Pine Run Community in Doylestown.  She was 96.  Marie was born in Philadelphia on February 8, 1924.  She was married to Thomas F. Ruane of Philadelphia from 1946 to 1988 and George Surowicz of Belmar, NJ from 2000 to 2009.  Marie is survived by her six children Tom Ruane (Dee), Alanna Clark (Larry), James Ruane (Nancy), Steve Ruane (Pat), John Ruane (Nicole) and Joseph Ruane (Amanda).  Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, her sister Theresa (Dennis) of Clermont, FL and many nieces…

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    Daniel J. Howell

    Daniel J. Howell passed away on March 3, 2020.  He was born on Christmas Day 1932 to the late Edward Hobson and the late Josephine Peck Hobson.  Raised in Philadelphia, Dan graduated from Mastbaum Technical Institute, class of ’51, and joined the Air Force after graduation.  A Korean War veteran, Dan was a member of American Legion Post 798 and VFW Post 6493.  Dan retired from the Naval Aviation Supply Office after 35 years. A resident of Chalfont, formerly Warminster, Dan enjoyed trips to Florida and the Jersey shore in the summer.  He was the beloved husband of Anne (Smith)…

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    Jason R. Wosak

    Jason Robert Wosak died peacefully on February 29, 2020 at the age of 52. Jason grew up in Palmyra and as a youth, was an avid skateboarder. He was given the nickname “Mellow Cat” for his laid back demeanor. In high school he found his lifelong passion as an artist while attending summer classes at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He graduated Palmyra High School in 1985, he left for the Navy in 1986 to serve on the USS Deyo (DD-989). He served two deployments to the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf. He was awarded an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal…

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    Theresa Kistler

    Theresa “Terry” (Dudash) Kistler of Chalfont, PA passed away peacefully at home on 02-29-2020, after her brave battle with cancer.  She was 76. Terry was born February 20, 1944 in Vulcan (Mahanoy City), PA. She graduated from Mahanoy Area High School in 1961. Terry was a devoted wife, mother and Grammy. Her recreational activities over the years included softball (coaching and playing), bowling, and bingo. However she most enjoyed spending time with her family playing cards and games. Terry is survived by her husband of 53 years William Kistler, her daughter Patricia (Kistler) McCloskey/ William, granddaughters Shannon McCloskey and Mary Kate (McCloskey) Barrett/ Michael, sisters Mary Beaver of Nazareth, Nellie…

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    Rosario Pagano

    Rosario Pagano, a longtime resident of New Britain Borough, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.  He was 75 years old. Rosario was born in Carini, Sicily to the late Francesco and Santina (Buffa) and immigrated to New York at 22 years old in 1966.  He married his wife, Anna (Minissale) on June 15, 1968 and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2018.  He moved to New Britain Borough in September 1986 and owned Jack’s Pizzeria in Kintnersville until he retired in 2016.  Ross enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, tending to his garden and…

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    Geraldine B. Jerlinski

    Geraldine “Gerry” Jerlinski, a resident of Chalfont, passed away Friday February 21, 2020 at Neshaminy Manor in Doylestown. She was 88. Born in Boug, LA, she was the loving wife of Vincent P. Jerlinski. She is also survived by her children Vincent G. Jerlinski, Michael G. Jerlinski (Michelle) and Mary G. Bianchi (Robert); 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Virginia King (the late Karl). Gerry was a devout woman of God. She was married to the love of her life for 64 years and with him, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren…

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    Volodymyr Mynenko

    Volodymyr Mynenko, a resident of Chalfont, passed away Wednesday February 5, 2020. He was 73. Born in the Ukraine, he was the husband of the late Anna Gulyaeva and father of the Zhanna Monroy and the late Volodymyr Mynenko. He also had 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Funeral services are private.

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    Richard Peter Pisut

    Richard (Dick) Pisut, a longtime resident of Chalfont, PA, passed away peacefully at his home on January 7, 2020.  Dick was 80 years old. Born and raised in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia to the late Peter and Mary Pisut, Dick is survived by his three sons, Scott (Chris), Tom (Tracy), and Jeff; his three brothers, Robert, Ronald (Lisa), and Roy (Jean); and his six grandchildren, Kevin, Colin, Madison, Dianna, Alyssa and Max. After graduating Central High School in 1957, Dick briefly attended Drexel University then worked for Sealtest Ice Cream.  He went on to work at Allstate…

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    June M. de Simone

    June M. de Simone passed away Saturday January 11, 2020 at her home in Doylestown.  She was 88.  Born in Canton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Sanford and Letha McCracken and wife of the late Henry A. de Simone.   She is survived by her children H. Gus de Simone (Linda), Micky de Simone (Donna) and Lea de Simone-Tucci (Mike).  Also survived by  nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Friends and family are invited to attend her Funeral Service 11 AM, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Scanlin Funeral Home, 175 East Butler Ave., Chalfont, PA where the visitation…

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    James Gordon Skidmore III

    James Gordon Skidmore III of Chalfont died peacefully at Doylestown Hospital on January 4, 2020 at the age of 69. Jim is survived by his wife, Claire N. Skidmore; son, Matthew G. Skidmore, wife Laura, and grandsons Callahan and Harrison of New Jersey; daughter, Allison C. Skidmore of Singapore; and sister, Pamela Bissell of Florida.  He is preceded in death by his parents, James G. and Janet M. of North Carolina and brother-in-law Lyle W Bissell. Jim was born on October 3, 1950 in Bronxville, NY and grew up in Norwalk, CT.  He was an avid equestrian and spent his…

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    Bernadette Ryan-Daniels (Lamb)

    Bernadette Ryan-Daniels (Lamb), a resident of Lansdale, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 surrounded by loving family. She was 55. Born in Abington, PA to James and Winifred (Heuser) Gallagher, Bern grew up in Elkins Park and graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School. Bern is survived by her wife, Barbara Daniels, son, Matthew Lamb, daughter and son-in-law, Nicole Mount and Eric Soroka, and siblings James (Jimmy) Gallagher and Winifred (Winnie) Gallagher. Bern was known for her generous spirit, sense of humor, and big smile. She was an avid reader, a passionate Eagles fan, and had a love for all…

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    Barry W. Howell

    Barry W. Howell, of Chalfont, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec.28 2019 at 11:24pm, at the University of Pennsylvania’s hospice facility in Philadelphia, Pa. He was 76. Born in 1943, Barry Wayne Howell was the son of George and Sara Howell of Harrisburg, Pa. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Donna, and his son Robert, Age 48.  He is also survived by his brother Darvin Howell, and his two sisters, Connie Garman and Marsha Deimler. In his earlier years, Barry attended Middletown High School in Middletown, Pa. where he played Basketball, Football, and Baseball. He graduated H.S.…

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    Anne Gallagher

    Anne Gallagher, a resident of Doylestown, passed away Monday December 30, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital.  She was 93. Born in Philadelphia, Anne is survived by her beloved children Patricia Kuhn (Michael) and Susan Gallagher Goff (the late Jerry).  Also surviving are her four grandchildren Michael Kuhn (Karen), Alyssa Vitez (Tim), Nicholas Kuhn and Christina Goff and three great grandchildren Catherine, Tommy and Emma.  Anne retired in 2004 after working for 38 years as a Tax Paralegal for Fox, Rothchild,  LLP.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and gardening.  But her passion was time spent with her family…