Recent Obituaries

Harry J. “Bud” Armitage

March 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20th, Harry J. Armitage, with his daughter Mary and his dog, Ella by his side, passed peacefully away. Harry was 70 years of age and the devoted husband of the late Margaret who passed in 2012, as well as a loving caregiver, brother, father and best friend to his daughter, Mary. Harry

Mildred G. Miller

March 19, 2017

Mildred G. “Midge” Miller, of New Seasons of New Britain, Chalfont, formerly of Doylestown, died Sunday, March 19, 2017. She was 92 and the wife of the late Leroy Miller, who passed in 1991. Born in Sheridan, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Gladys Dell Thistlethwaite. Midge and Leroy met while

Robert D. Selby

March 12, 2017

Robert D. Selby, of Wycombe passed away suddenly Sunday, March 12 at his home. He was 54 years old and the loving husband for 34 years of Renee A. McCluskey Selby. Bob was the son of Lyla Day Selby and the late John R. Selby. He grew up in a large family with his siblings:

Harry S. Weeks

March 12, 2017

Harry Sandford Weeks, Executive Director Emeritus of the Bucks County Free Library, died Sunday, March 12 at his home in Plumstead Township. He was 92. Born in Middletown, New York, he was the son of the late Lucy Kendall Sandford and Harry Calvin Weeks. Mr. Weeks graduated from The City College and Columbia University in

Delwin L. Bokelman

March 4, 2017

Delwin “Del” L. Bokelman, D.V.M., Ph.D of Doylestown, passed away on March 4, 2017. He was 82 years old, and lived a good and full life dedicated to his family and friends, and the betterment of human and animal health. A son of the American heartland, Del was born in Linn, Kan. Growing up he

Lolita M. Anthos

March 3, 2017

Lolita Maria Anthos passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 3rd, 2017. She was 82. Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the only child of Meta Mary and Henry August Pape.   Following her mother’s passing when she was age two, Loltia was raised by her mother’s sister, Mary Sofia Pape, . Lolita

William C. Partsch

February 27, 2017

William C. Partsch, a life long resident of Doylestown, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017, at Buckingham Valley Rehab and Nursing Center. He was 94. Born in Doylestown, he was the son of the late Heinrich and Bertha Jarski Partsch. Mr. Partsch dedicated his life to music, having studied under the likes of Rudolpf Serkin

Helen M. Norman

February 25, 2017

Helen M. Norman of Doylestown, formerly a longtime resident of Roslyn passed away Saturday, February 25 at NewSeasons at New Britain, 17 days shy of her 96th birthday.  She was the loving wife for 63 years of the late Joseph F. Norman, Jr., who passed in 2008. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., Helen was the

Michael A. “Coach” Pettine

February 24, 2017

Michael Anthony “Coach” Pettine, age 76, long time resident of Doylestown, died unexpectedly on February 24, 2017 in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. Mike was born on June 10, 1940 in Norristown to Michael and Virginia D’Ambrosia Pettine, and was a graduate of Conshohocken High School and Villanova University. A Social Studies Teacher and Head Football

Henry Morris Bennett

February 24, 2017

Henry Morris Bennett of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, died on February 24, 2017 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 87 years old and the husband for 65 years of Marjorie Amy Roberts Bennett. Born in Hatboro, he was the son of the late Levin Earle and Elizabeth Morris Bennett. Morris lived with his wife and