Obituaries

Recent Obituaries

Jeffrey Joel Brown

November 17, 2017

Jeffrey Joel Brown crossed over into the infinite on November 17, 2017, three days shy of his 61st birthday, surrounded by his family and the music he loved. Jeff was a thoughtful and considerate man who loved spending time outdoors, especially gardening and often had his farmer’s tan before May. He loved family vacations to

Rodney D. Sapp

November 14, 2017

Rodney D. Sapp of Doylestown, passed away on November 14, 2017. Rod was the devoted and loving husband of Jean Marie Sapp. Born and raised in Parkersburg, West Virginia, he was the son of Helen and William B. West and the late Ray F. Sapp. Rod was a graduate of Parkersburg High School and earned

Denise D. Fingleton

November 14, 2017

The Fingleton Family has lost an anchor, but gained a saint. Denise D. Fingleton of Doylestown, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was 81 years old and the beloved wife for 60 years of James T. Fingleton. Denise was born and raised in Chicago. She was born to the late

Betty Jane Rightler Blondin

November 9, 2017

Betty Jane Rightler Blondin passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017 at Pine Run Health Center in Doylestown surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Vernon E. Blondin who passed in 1972. Born in Lakewood, Ohio to the late William A. and Mary Myrtle (Blanck) Rightler. Betty grew up in Norristown

Melvin Arbeter

November 7, 2017

Melvin Arbeter of Doylestown passed away on November 7, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was 79. Mel was the beloved husband of Frances Reynolds Arbeter, the loving father of Brenda Lippincott, Mark D. Arbeter (Laurie) and Sandra Kraich (Chris), as well as the very special Pop-Pop to Ashley

Doris S. Donchez

November 7, 2017

Doris S. Donchez of Doylestown, died on November 7, 2017 at Neshaminy Manor Nursing Home. She was 95 years old. She was happily married for 68 years to the late Frank Donchez. Doris was born in Bethlehem to the late Nellie (Helen) Smith and Spurgeon Sigley. Doris graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem. In

Richard A. Bierly

November 6, 2017

Rick Bierly, of Buckingham Township, Bucks County, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 after a brief bout with cancer. He was 62 and survived by his wife of nearly 39 years Nancy (Kirchmyer) Bierly and by his three daughters: Kristen Bierly, of Doylestown, PA; Lauren Bierly, of Brooklyn, NY and Suzanne Bierly, of Chalfont

Robert A. West

October 29, 2017

Robert Arthur West, 60, of Doylestown Borough, died of natural causes on Sunday, October 29, 2017. He was born in Doylestown Hospital and maintained his Borough residence throughout his life, although technical consulting took him to other states. He graduated from Princeton with a BS in Physics. At the time of his passing, he was

Dennis E. Knapp

October 29, 2017

Dennis Knapp, of Perkasie, formerly of Doylestown, passed quietly in his sleep on Sunday, October 29. He was 81 years old and the beloved husband for 59 years in May of Edith Ann (Briggs) Knapp. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters: Dawn Przyuski and Wendy Knothe; his grandchildren: Christina Brunner,

Susan M. Hardy

October 27, 2017

Susan Mae Hardy (nee Kernen) passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. She was 90. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and the devoted wife of the late Kenneth Hardy. A longtime resident of Rushland she had spent the last several years in a nursing home in Brooksville, FL. Susan was retired from the Bucks