Obituaries

Recent Obituaries

Barbara E. Polaneczky

June 3, 2021

Barbara E. Polaneczky of Plumstead Township passed away on Thursday, June 3 at home surrounded by her family at the age of 78. She was the wife for 58 years of Thomas R. Polaneczky, who passed in 2011. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Caroline (Kline) Banks. Barbara was

Robert D. Fighera, Jr.

June 1, 2021

Robert D. Fighera, Jr., a lifelong resident of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2021.  He was 85 and the husband for forty-five years of the late  Faith (Sell) Fighera. Bob served in the Marine Corp Reserve.   He was a sixty plus year active member of Doylestown Presbyterian Church and active member of the

Arline Blanche Marino

May 31, 2021

Arline Blanche Marino of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on May 31st 2021 at the age of 86. She was the loving wife of Anthony- her childhood sweetheart and husband for 65 years, also of Doylestown and mother of two daughters, Elena Marino of Carversville and Elisa Marino of Doylestown. She is also survived by six

Rose Marie Opdyke

May 29, 2021

Rose Marie Opdyke (nee Schumacher) of Doylestown Borough passed away suddenly at Doylestown Hospital on May 29, 2021. She was 94, soon to be 95 on July 2nd. Loving wife of the late Walter M. Opdyke, who passed away July 6, 1996. Born in Abington, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Rosa

Robert J. Murphy

May 22, 2021

Robert J. Murphy, of Doylestown, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the age of 51. Born in Scranton, Bob was the loving husband of Catherine Elizabeth (Meehan) and devoted father of Collin Robert. Following graduation in 1988 from Riverside High School in Taylor, PA, Bob earned a BA degree from SUNY Binghamton (‘92)

Thomas D. Ritenbaugh

May 21, 2021

Thomas David Ritenbaugh passed away on May 21, 2021 in Doylestown, PA, surrounded by his family. He was a very youthful 81 years old and was the beloved husband of Joanna Lytton Ritenbaugh for 58 years. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Raymond List Ritenbaugh and Sarah Jane (Long) Ritenbaugh.

Dane C. Scott

May 18, 2021

Dane C. Scott of Doylestown, passed away on May 18, 2021. He was 75 years old and the husband of Jerilyn G. Scott. Dane earned a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania before serving in the Army at Fort Greely, Alaska. At the time of death, he was employed as

Jason R. Kazor

May 16, 2021

Jason R. Kazor of Point Pleasant, PA passed away on May 16th, 2021 peacefully surrounded by family. He was 56 years old and was born in Levittown, PA. Jason was the loving husband of J. W. “Buck” Walter and the devoted father of daughters, Jaimie M. Kazor and Samantha A. Kazor, son-in-law, Glenn E. Bull

Michael J. Gratch, M.D.

May 5, 2021

Michael J. “Gratch” Gratch, M.D. of New Hope, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Doylestown Hospital in the presence of his family after a two-year battle with ALS. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of the late Dr. Michael and Mrs. Eleanor Halter Gratch. He grew up in Maytown, Lancaster County.  After

James Bucciarelli

May 4, 2021

James Bucciarelli of Doylestown, passed away on Tuesday, May 4.  He was 71 years old and the husband for 46 years of Brenda F. Bucciarelli. Born in Doylestown, he was the son of the late James and Elsie (Mostardi) Bucciarelli. Jim was a graduate of Central Bucks High School and Delaware Valley College where he