• Bucks County

    MICHAEL C. BARTHA

    Michael C. Bartha of Levittown, and a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, of heart failure. He was 70. Michael is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lynda Carol (Schwarz) Bartha; his children, Julie Bartha-Vasquez (David) of Burlington, Michael J. (Jennifer) of Camden, N.Y., and Christine Bartha of Levittown; his grandchildren, Emily, Michael R. Joseph and Elisabeth Vasquez, and Guilanna Mariani-Bartha; his sister, Kelle Szymczuk (John); and niece, Samantha, all […]

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    ELEANOR FORMICA

    A much-loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, Eleanor “Dodie” Formica passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, Dodie resided in Bucks County most of her life until retiring to Citrus Springs, Fla. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester and Anna Formica. She is survived by her siblings, Sylvester Formica Jr., Theresa Baldwin, and Thomas Formica. Dodie will be lovingly treasured by her four children, Lisa Didonato (Jen), Michelle […]

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    ROBERT A. PERNICIARO

    Robert A. Perniciaro of Lower Makefield Township died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at his home. Born in Kew Gardens, N.Y., son of the late Joseph A. and Claire Hunt Perniciaro, he had resided in Lower Makefield since 1962. Bob was a graduate of St. Mary’s Manor (Marist Prep) in Langhorne, Pa., and Temple University. He began his business career with the Penn Central Corporation as a property accountant. In 1988, Bob established his own accounting firm in Northeast Philadelphia (now in Langhorne), […]

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    WILLIAM J. LINABERRY

    William J. Linaberry of Perkasie, Pa. died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Pine Run Health Care. He was 89. He was the beloved husband of the late Judy E. Chinn Linaberry. Born in Stroudsburg, he was the son of the late Stanley S. and Marion M. Inman Linaberry, and great-grandfather of the late Evelyn. C. Elder. William was a resident of Perkasie for the past 25 years before moving to the Pine Run Community in 2017. Bill was raised in Bristol and was a graduate of Bristol High School, Class of […]

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    THERESA J. KINGSTON

    Theresa J. (Collina) Kingston of Philadelphia passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at Holy Redeemer Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 84. Theresa was a true fighter throughout her life and displayed that true grit by never wanting to give up and always staying strong for her family. She was a lover of all animals, especially her two cats, Jilly and Jake. Theresa enjoyed taking care of her home, whether it was cooking, gardening or woodworking, she was a true inspiration to […]

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    MICHAEL WALTER WEINELT

    Michael Walter Weinelt passed away suddenly Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at his home. He was 58. Born in Philadelphia, son of Maria W. (Schramm) Weinelt and the late Robert Weinelt, Michael spent most of his life residing in Levittown. He spent his working career as a union laborer with Local #77 in New Jersey. He also had worked part time at the Bucks County Courier Times. He was a long time member of N.A. Along with his mother, Maria, Michael is survived by his brothers, Robert H. and Tommy […]

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    CHARLES I. DURU

    Charles I. Duru of Langhorne passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Aria – Jefferson Health – Bucks County. He was 60. Charles was the loving husband of Anne C. Uzomba Duru. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Onyenyechi Duru, who passed away in 2006. Born in Nigeria, he was the son of the late Dennis and Alice Nnadi Duru. Charles was a longtime resident of Langhorne, having worked for 15 years as a district manager for the Courier Times and later led a successful career in […]

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    BETTY RUTH GALVIN

    Betty R. (Ritenbaugh) Galvin, formerly of Levittown, Pa., passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. She was 98. Born in Pittsburgh, she was a resident of Levittown since 1962. She was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Parish. Her many interests included ceramics, Bingo, playing slot machines, watching soap operas, going on long walks with her husband, and playing with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and grandpuppies. Betty was extremely […]

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    BRADLEY JOHN MCGOWAN

    Bradley J. McGowan died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at his home in Langhorne, surrounded by his family. He was 55. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2014, and lived under the loving care of his family during his final years. He leaves his wife of 31 years, Rachel (Dechario); his sons, Joshua (wife, Tia), Zachary (fiancée, Molly MacDonald), and Evan; parents, Charles and Janice; brothers, Charles and Chris; sisters, Amy and Beth; and many other family and close friends. Brad graduated from […]

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    NANCY R. PERKINS-VICE

    Nancy R. Perkins-Vice passed away suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Nancy will be lovingly remembered by her son, Daniel Vice (Carrie), her granddaughter, Abigail Vice, and her brother, Edward Perkins Jr. Nancy was preceded in death by her mother and father, Edward and Phyllis Perkins. As a longtime dialysis patient, she will be remembered by her family and friends for her dedication to improving the lives of those affected by kidney disease.She lived each day for those she loved, […]

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    ROBERT P. DELAPERRIERE JR.

    Robert P. Delaperriere Jr. of Levittown passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at his home. He was 72. Born in the Philippines, Robert was a resident of Levittown for the past 53 years. He was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, Class of 1966. He will be sadly missed by his six children and many grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tomlinson Funeral Home, 2207 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020, to be followed by his service at 11 a. […]

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    ERDA M. LOCH

    Erda M. (Smith) Loch passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Westminster Village. She was 93. Residing in Allentown, Erda formerly lived in Hulmeville were she was an operator for Bell Telephone. Erda was an excellent homemaker, whose greatest joy was taking care of her family. Erda was preceded in death by her beloved son, John C. Loch. Erda will be deeply missed by her beloved husband of many years, John J. Loch, along with her daughter-in-law, Mary Loch of Jim Thorpe, Pa., and […]

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    TIMOTHY JOSEPH MARTIN

    Timothy Joseph Martin of Lower Makefield, Pa., passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in the ICU of Jefferson Bucks Hospital, encircled by his heartbroken family who loved him deeply and unconditionally. He was 42. Timothy was born Aug. 2, 1976, in Trenton, N.J. He was the son of Clark W. and DeeAnn Martin of Lower Makefield. Tim attended Edgewood Elementary School, Newtown Friends, and graduated from Pennsbury High School in 1994. He earned a B.S. degree in Communication from Millersville […]

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    EDWARD J. BRODECKI JR.

    Edward J. Brodecki Jr. passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. He was 83. Edward was a resident of Bensalem, Pa. He was the owner of Ed’s Bait and Tackle shop for over 50 years and also spent his life in the construction industry as a superintendent. Edward loved golfing, dancing, and watching the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Bucks Lodge 1169 and he was a proud U.S. Army veteran. Edward will be deeply missed by […]

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    AUDREY RUGGERO DIAMANTE

    Audrey Ruggero Diamante passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at Chandler Hall with her daughter, Lisa, at her side. She was 82. She was a 30-year breast cancer survivor, unfortunately, although she fought a valiant battle, the lung cancer won this time. Born in Montclair, N.J., to the late Helen and Joseph Ruggero, her husband of 52 years, Amadio “Benny” passed away in 2009. Survivors include her loving daughters, Laura Lawlor and her husband, Harry, and Lisa Petrino and her husband, James; […]

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    CHRISTINE E. AND RALPH W. DECKERT

    Christine E. (Caruso) Deckert, age 92, and Ralph W. Deckert, age 95, married for 73 years, “A Love That Lasts Forever”, both passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Both Mr. and Mrs. Deckert were born in Philadelphia and had been residents of Levittown since 1954. They were members of the former Saint Joseph the Worker Parish, Fallsington. Christine enjoyed walking and riding her bicycle. She also enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, watching Law and Order and Figure Skating. She worked at […]

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    DONALD C. HOFFMANN SR.

    Donald C. Hoffmann Sr. of Richboro, Pa. and Surf City, N.J., died of complications from COPD on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at his home with his family by his side. He was 81. Born in Philadelphia, he was beloved husband for 60 years to Janice Bobb Hoffmann, son of the late Frederick and Anna Hoffmann, and brother of the late Frederick H. Hoffmann. Donald graduated from Olney High School in January 1955, where he played junior-varsity soccer for one year and varsity soccer for three years. He […]

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    GARY J. SLICK

    Gary J. Slick of Morrisville passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. He was 65. Gary was the beloved husband of Cindy, and is survived by his children, Edward Slick, Nicole DeHaven (Bart), and Gary Slick, and his brothers; William McClurg and Mark Willis. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Services will be held privately. Gary wished to be remembered as he was. Kirk & Nice Suburban Chapel, Feasterville-Trevose www.kirkandnicesuburban.com