• Bucks County

    Lt. Colonel John J. “Jack” McCarthy, USMC

    Lieutenant Colonel John J. “Jack” McCarthy, USMC passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Tustin, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, surrounded by his family. Jack’s loving wife of 50 years, Maureen Haupt McCarthy, passed away in 2004. He is survived by his companion, June Pye; five children, Karen McCarthy Edmondson (Rod Edmondson), Brian McCarthy (Michele Grenda McCarthy), Carole McCarthy Montgomery, Paul McCarthy (Sherri McCarthy), and Michael McCarthy (Kimmie Worley McCarthy); […]

  • Bucks County

    LYNN F. ELINICH

    Lynn Rae Fesmier Elinich passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Abington Hospice at Warminister. She was a resident of Richboro living formerly in Churchville. Daughter of the late Raymond and Amy Fesmier, she was the wife of Paul and the mother of Sean (Fiancée, Kimmie Kruszewski). Lynn graduated from Council Rock High School and went on to work in accounting and retail. She was an Emergency Medical Technician with Tri Hampton Rescue Squad for over 15 years. She was active […]

  • Bucks County

    MICHAEL V. FITZGERALD-VISONE

    Michael V. Fitzgerald- Visone passed away Feb. 5, 2019. He was 23. Michael was born and raised in Bensalem, Pa. He was a graduate of Bucks County Tech School and a mechanic by trade. Michael was known to be able to fix anything, he had a good heart, and a true love for animals. Michael will be deeply missed by his devoted parents, Michael J. and E. Holly Fitzgerald-Visone; his brother, Glen (Rachel); and his maternal grandparents, Richard and Elaine Fitzgerald. He is also survived by many […]

  • Bucks County

    IRENE E. CALABRESE

    Irene Calabrese formerly of Newtown, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Maple Shade Meadows Assisted Living in Nesquehoning, Pa. She was 95. She was the wife of the late Roy F. Calabrese. Born in Lansford, Pa., she was a daughter of the late George and Mary Hrubovcak. She owned and operated “Irene Calabrese Beauty Salon” in Newtown for many years, retiring in 2008. She loved to dance and nothing made her happier than going dancing with Roy. They can now once again dance together to their […]

  • Bucks County

    ARLENE D. KATZ STERN

    Arlene D. Katz Stern of Warminster passed away Feb. 5, 2019, at Abington-Jefferson Health Hospital in Abington. She was 78. Arlene was the loving wife of the late Henry H. Stern with whom she had shared 42 years of marriage prior to his death. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Mitzi Soltroff Katz. Arlene graduated from Temple University and later attained her Master’s degree in Education from Beaver College, now Arcadia University, in Glenside. She led a long […]

  • Bucks County

    JOHN D. WHITEMAN

    John D. Whiteman of Churchville passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. John married his high school sweetheart, Carol. They were married for nearly 50 years. He was born in Darby, Pa., to the late Horace and Ruth Whiteman. John attended LaSalle College and earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. He continued his research and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Penn. He enjoyed his 33-year career at the Rohm and Haas Company, working initially as a […]

  • Bucks County

    SHARON L. HENNIGAN

    Sharon L. (Cutshall) Hennigan passed away suddenly at home Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. She was 47. She was born in Bristol, and had resided in Bucks County for many years. Sharon treasured the time spent with her family and loved taking care of people. She enjoyed crocheting and was especially proud of the baby baskets she made for any newly arrived additions to the family. Sharon was preceded in death by her mother, Linda Maloney. She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph; two sons, James […]

  • Bucks County

    ELIZABETH H. ABEL

    Elizabeth H. “Betty” Abel died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Juniper Village in Bensalem. She was 90. Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. Abel was a longtime Lower Bucks resident formerly residing the Whitewood Section of Levittown and more recently in Bensalem. Betty was in the dietary division of the former Eastern State School and Hospital for 13 years until her retirement. She will be remembered as dedicated wife and mother, especially to her son, Brian. Beloved wife of the late John Frederick Abel […]

  • Bucks County

    LTCOLJOHNJOSEPHJACKMCCARTHYUSMC

    Lieutenant Colonel John J. “Jack” McCarthy, USMC passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Tustin, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, surrounded by his family. Jack’s loving wife of 50 years, Maureen Haupt McCarthy, passed away in 2004. He is survived by his companion, June Pye; five children, Karen McCarthy Edmondson (Rod Edmondson), Brian McCarthy (Michele Grenda McCarthy), Carole McCarthy Montgomery, Paul McCarthy (Sherri McCarthy), and Michael McCarthy (Kimmie Worley McCarthy); […]

  • Bucks County

    MARY L. RUBY

    Mary L. Ruby of Malden-on-Hudson, N.Y., formerly of Levittown, Pa., passed away peacefully Jan. 29, 2019. She was 59. Mary was born Nov. 27, 1959, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Ann Panke Bell and John Panke. Mary and her husband, William Ruby of 37 years, raised their sons, Kevin and Paul in Malden, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be sent to your local ASPCA (aspca.org) or Child Fund International (childfund.org).

  • Bucks County

    GUSTAV H. MERKLE IV

    Gustav H. “Gus” Merkle IV of Levittown died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, after a brief illness surrounded by his family. He was 42. Gustav is survived by his parents, Elizabeth (Bricillo) and Gustav Merkle III of Levittown; his brother, Kurt J. Merkle of Fairless Hills; and his nephew, Maximus Merkle. He is also survived by his grandfather, Gustav H. Merkle Jr., as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and his girlfriend, Denise Lambusta Parada. A graduate of Harry S. Truman High School, Gus attended […]

  • Bucks County

    DEBORAH LEE SCHATZAN

    Deborah Lee Schatzan of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. She was 61. Deborah resided in Bensalem, prior to moving to Florida. Deborah was a great lover of animals who volunteered her time at the Humane Society. She was a beautiful, kind soul who will be greatly missed by many. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Arlene Malloy; her sister, Candace Rishar; and her husband, Richard Schatzan. Deborah is survived by her daughter, Valerie Griffin (John); […]

  • Atlantic City

    Wriggins, Joni R.

    Wriggins, Joni R., – 55, of Tuckahoe, NJ passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 after a two year fight with pancreas cancer. She was born in Pottsville, PA and was formerly of Shenandoah, PA before moving to Tuckahoe 12…