Obituaries

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John S. Brown

September 15, 2021

John S. Brown of Doylestown passed away on September 15, 2021 at Einstein Medical Center. He was 87 years old and the husband of Ellouise (Roeger) Brown. Born in Norristown, John was the son of late Carl and Ruth (Coulton) Brown. Mr. Brown had a 30-year career as a substation mechanic for Philadelphia Electric Company

Donald R. Price

September 8, 2021

Donald R. Price, of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on September 8 at the age of 84. Born in 1936 in Sellersville, he was the youngest son of the late J. Wilford and Florence (Shelly) Price and brother of Royden and Lorell Price, who preceded him in death. Donald was the beloved husband of Ruth E.

Edwin J. Heitman

September 7, 2021

Edwin Joseph Heitman, of Warminster and Barnegat Light, NJ, passed away on September 7, 2021 while on hospice care at Doylestown Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, he was 97 years old, five days shy of age 98. Ed was the beloved Uncle of his two nieces: Barbara Lacey (Thomas) of Furlong and Lynn Peay, Norristown; great

Marion W. Hallowell

September 1, 2021

Marion “Trish” Hallowell passed away at home on her farm Wednesday night, the 1st of September, with her family at her side. She was 91 years old and the wife of the late Penrose ‘Penny’ Hallowell. Born1930 and raised in Pittsburgh, she was the younger daughter of the late A. Wallace Wilson and Emily Taylor.

Regina H. Garretson

August 28, 2021

Gina Hitcho Garretson, 74, of Perkasie, Pennsylvania, passed away on August 28, 2021, in Abington, Pennsylvania. She was born in 1947, the first of seven children born to Michael E. and Frances J. (Mehlakowski) Hitcho in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Louis E. Dieruff High School in Allentown with

Louis B. Spence

August 11, 2021

Louis B. “Lou” Spence passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Neshaminy Manor, Warrington, PA at the age of 81. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Sherry (Whittock) Spence; two daughters: Lisa (Spence) Armstrong Zimmerman and Lynne (Spence) Schwass; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Born in Overbrook, West Philadelphia, he

Marjean M. Rackovan

August 7, 2021

Marjean Marie (Cicero) Rackovan passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at age 69. She was daughter of the late Anita and Mario Cicero, wife for 43 years of Dave Rackovan and mother of David and Anita. Born in 1952, Marjean grew up in Carrolltown, PA, having attended St. Francis University in Loretto prior to earning

Leroy L. Brown, Jr.

July 31, 2021

Leroy L. Brown, Jr., a lifelong resident of Doylestown, died at Abington Health Hospice, on July 31, 2021. He was 86, husband for more than 61 years of Joan Hoxworth Brown and son of the late Leroy and Viola Strouse Brown. “Corky,” as he was known, was a 1954 graduate of Central Bucks High School,

Clara M. Stock

July 29, 2021

Clara Martha Stock (nee Horn) passed away peacefully on July 29, 2021 in her residence at Wesley Enhanced Living in Doylestown. Clara was born in 1927 in Ringtown, PA. Her husband, Raymond Carl Stock, preceded her in death in 2009. Clara and Ray met as students at Penn State University after he returned from Europe

Penrose Hallowell, Sr.

July 24, 2021

A lifelong Bucks County farmer, Penrose ‘Penny’ Hallowell Sr.,  passed away at home on his farm Saturday, July 24, 2021, surrounded by family.  He was 92 years old and the husband of Marion ‘Trish’ Hallowell. Born on the farm at the corner of Mearns and Bristol Roads in Ivyland, he was the youngest son of the