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    Iona Staples (Griffin)

    Iona Staples passed away quietly at home in Doylestown, PA on Thursday, April 2, 2020. She was 83. Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, she has lived permanently in the USA since 1970. Iona was a loving, caring and doting wife, mother, grandmother and friend; she will be deeply missed by her loving husband, Bob Staples; son David (Deborah) Staples; daughter Laurie (Dr. Joseph) Ritchie; grandsons Eric Ritchie and Zachary Staples; granddaughter Jessica Ritchie; several relatives and many …

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    Kathleen P. Nickels (Mulholland)

    Kathleen P. Nickels of Chalfont died peacefully on Wednesday April1, 2020, at her home surrounded by the love of her family. She was 76.  Kathleen was the loving and devoted wife of John W. Nickels Jr. with whom she had shared over 54 years of marriage.  Along with her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Kathleen P. Percetti and her husband, Thomas of East Rockhill, and her son, John W. Nickels III of East Coventry. She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren; Thomas, Nicole, …

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    Nancy Marriott (Duffy)

    Nancy (Duffy) Marriott, 71, of Holland, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on April 2, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, and by art work that had been given to her by her grandchildren.      Nancy was fun-loving, and was always the life of the party – smiling, laughing, singing and dancing.  She had the “gift of gab” and enjoyed tea parties with her high school sorority sisters.  She kept TJ Maxx in business for many years, and was there so often people wou…

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    Ann Fano (Kastner)

    Ann Kastner-Fano, 97, went peacefully to the Lord as the sun was rising on April 1, 2020. Her fiery personality will be missed and never forgotten by all who knew her. She is survived by her two children Joyce Greenockle and Daniel Fano, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Daniel Fano Jr. and daughter Judy Madans. Born in Manhattan, New York, during the Roaring Twenties, Ann lived a long life surrounded by family. She saw more than …

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    Anthony J. Lelli

    Anthony J. Lelli, of Chalfont, PA died on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Abington Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was 92. He was the beloved husband of the late Rosemarie R. Lelli. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he was the son of the late Ottavo and Louise Rubino Lelli. He is survived by his son Robert A. Lelli and his wife Victoria of Chalfont, Kenneth Lelli of Tampa, FL.  He is also survived by his three grandchildren, Kevan, Shjon and Jessica Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 epi…

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    Dorothy M. Wladyka (Thomas)

    Dorothy M. Wladyka 12/08/1928-03/26/2020 Dorothy M. Wladyka of Holland, PA died peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook, PA She was 91. Born in Wildwood, New Jersey Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband Michael Wladyka, she was daughter of the late Howard Braddock Thomas And Evelyn Barzilay Thomas and the sister of the late Howard Fitch Thomas, Arthur  Stanley Thomas, John Pershing Thomas, Horace B…

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    Barbara M. Tramo (Nickels)

    Barbara M. Tramo, of Doylestown, PA died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. She was 82. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to Robert E. Tramo. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late John and Lillian Kenny Nickels and sister of the late Patricia Tangradi as well as grandmother to the late Jacqueline Tramo. Back in 1942, she met the future love of her life, Bobby Tramo from just across Osage Ave.  After graduating from West…

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    Joseph P. Joyce

    JOSEPH PATRICK JOYCE Joseph Patrick Joyce of Village of Buckingham Springs, New Hope was called home by his Lord Jesus on Saturday March 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was 82. Born in Philadelphia he was the son of the late Thomas Joyce and Catherine Mumford Joyce. He grew up in West Oak Lane, and was a proud graduate of Northeast Catholic High School Class of 1955, and attended Delaware Valley University. Joe raised his family in Tacony and spent his entire life living in the …

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    Alvin Francis DeSimone

    Our father, Alvin Francis DeSimone, passed away on March 28, 2020 with his family by his side.   Alvin was born on April 1, 1934, to the late Antonio and Angelina (DeSanto) DeSimone.   He was the father of Eric DeSimone and Carin (Moore) DeSimone of Newtown, PA,, Andre and Jamila (Juma) DeSimone of Nairobi, Kenya, and Rita DeSimone Schnell and Jonathan of Newtown, Pa.  He was the beloved husband of Hildegard DeSimone from June 1960 until her death in 2012.  …

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    George T. Atchley Jr.

    George T. Atchley, Jr., of Doylestown, PA died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Community at Rock Hill. He was 73. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late George T. Atchley, Sr. and Jean Bamford. George had a successful career in sales and management. He enjoyed golf, visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina and spending time with his family. He is survived by his son Scott M. Atchley and his wife Lisa Anne of Perkasie and his two adoring grandchildren; Lauren Mary Atchley and M…

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    James J. Conley, Jr.

    James J. Conley, Jr., of Richboro, Pennsylvania entered into eternal peace on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. He was 79. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and best friend of 50 years Rosemarie E. Conley, and he was the devoted son of the late James and Elizabeth (McDermott) Conley.  James is survived by his loving children and their spouses; Rosemarie Boutilier and her husband Jason, James Conley and his wife Michele. James was also survived by his six…

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    Sandra H. Weiler (McGoldrick)

    Sandra H. McGoldrick Weiler, of Newtown was called home to be with the Lord on March 26, 2020 with her loving sons by her side at Buckingham Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility, Newtown.  She was 82. Sandy lived in Feasterville most of her life where she raised her family.  She was a full time homemaker until her boys were raised.  She then worked for Neshaminy School District as a School Bus Driver where she loved spending time with the students.  Sandy was an outg…

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    David J. Siegfried

    David J. Siegfried passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was 80. David was the beloved husband to Lucille “Lucy” M. Johnson Siegfried for 56 years. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son to the late H. David and R. Marian Graham Siegfried. David graduated from Father Judge HS in Philadelphia, attended Rochester Institute of Technology and earned his B.A. degree from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science.  David proudly served in the US Army i…

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    Patrick Curley

    Lieutenant Patrick J. Curley, of Philadelphia, PA died on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, with his family by his side. He was 59. He was the beloved husband of 38 years to Mildred M. Wolf Curley who passed just 17 days earlier on March 7th. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of Dr. John B. and Mary Joan Birchill Curley. He is survived by his two sons Patrick J. Curley Jr. and his wife Teresa of Philadelphia and Ryan M. Curley of Philadelphia, his three brothers Dr. John Curley and his wife Kathy of …

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    Marie A. Popp (Feiler)

    Marie A. Popp of Frederick Living in Zieglerville, PA, died peacefully surrounded by her devoted husband of 69 years and her children on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the young age of 90. Born in Quakertown, PA on September 4, 1929 she was the devoted wife of William J. Popp, Jr., daughter of the late Frank and Marie Alscher Feiler and dear grandmother of the late Erica Popp and sister-in-law of the late Richard McNulty. Marie was a graduate of Quakertown High School, class of 1947 and received h…

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    Marie T. McStravock (Magee)

    Marie T. McStravock, (nee Magee) of Holland, PA, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020.  She was 88.  Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Marguerite M. Magee (Martin).  Marie was the beloved wife of the late John X. McStravock and the loving mother of Donna M. Kichula and her husband Michael of Churchville, John P. (Jack) McStravock and his wife Lise of Punta Gorda, Florida, Joseph McStravock and his wife Colleen of Ambler, James McStravock and hi…

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    Huong Thi Nguyen

    Huong Thi Ngugyen of Doylestown died peacefully on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Briarleaf Nursing Center in Doylestown.  She was 84.  Born in Vietnam, Huong was the wife of the late Huong Thi Nguyen and the daughter of the late Huong Van Nguyen and Mao Thi Nguyen.  Surviving are her loving and devoted children: Nguyet Anh Nong, Nga Anh Nong, Son Hoang Nong, Mai Anh Nong, and Van Hoang Nong.  She is also survived by many loving grandchildren, brothers, sisters, Brothers/siste…

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    Elizabeth “Bette” E. Schmidt (Wright)

    Elizabeth E. (Bette) Schmidt, 76, of Solebury, PA died peacefully on March 19, 2020 after a lengthy battle with COPD. Bette was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Born in Philadelphia on March 10, 1944 to Edwin E. and Catherine G. Wright, Bette attended St. William School and Cardinal Dougherty High School in Philadelphia. In 1960, Bette married Michael (Mike) Schmidt and together they raised four children in Holland, PA and later Solebury, PA. Bette raised her four children whil…