Obituaries

Recent Obituaries

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

Paul F. Kyack, Jr.

July 21, 2021

Paul F. Kyack, Jr. died peacefully July 21, 2021 at Doylestown Hospital. Paul and Gale, his wife of 53 years, always lived life to the fullest – whether traveling to explore new destinations or to visit with many of the exchange students they shared their life with. A mentor, a role model, a friend, these

George Garthly

July 19, 2021

The Doylestown business community and the regional soccer community lost an icon on Monday, July 19, as George Garthly, 92, passed away. He was the long-time proprietor of Striker Soccer, believed to be the second oldest soccer store in the country and the second oldest retail establishment in Doylestown. Growing up through the depression, George

Leo T. Johnson

July 20, 2021

Leo T. Johnson, a/k/a Big Dog, of Doylestown and formerly of New Britain, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was 69. Born in Philadelphia he was the son of the late Dorothy E. (Buehler) Johnson. He is survived by his sisters: Kristine Nilsen (Richard Leopold)

Shirley G. Barclay

July 17, 2021

Shirley Grace Barclay, a resident at Pine Run Lakeview in Doylestown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 17. She was 97 years old and the wife of the late William R. Barclay. Born in Philadelphia, Shirley was the only child of the late William Campbell and Florence Brown Boyd. She lost her mother

Donna R. Shindell

July 14, 2021

Donna Rae Shindell (née Ehlert) passed away peacefully at her Bucks County, Pennsylvania home on July 14, 2021 surrounded by her husband and daughters. Donna was born in 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Raymond and Loretta (née Bertram) Ehlert. She moved to Los Angeles, CA in 1960 where she was a model, etiquette

Willetta K. Gourley

July 10, 2021

Willetta K. “Willie,” “Willa,” Gourley of Pine Run Community, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the age of 93 with her daughter at her side.  She was the beloved wife and partner of John C. Gourley for 62 years until his passing in November 2013. Willie was the daughter of the late Marion (Forbes)

B. Jill Vogt

July 9, 2021

B. Jill Vogt, of Haycock, died on July 9, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was 71 years old. Born in Doylestown, she was the daughter of the late Richard K Moyer and Dorothy S Lear Moyer. Jill graduated from Central Bucks High School

Margaret H. George

July 2, 2021

Margaret Hewitt George of Doylestown died July 2, 2021 at age 93. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Wright and Charles H. S. Hewitt, and the widow of Glenn F. George, to whom she was married for 54 years. Peg graduated from Prospect Park High School and Ursinus College, where

Marjorie E.G. Wood

June 22, 2021

Marjorie Ellen Grace Phillips Wood passed away peacefully on June 22, 2021. Born in Exeter, Devon, England in 1922, she was the daughter of the late George and Mabel Phillips. Marjorie had three older brothers, Leslie, Donald, Roy and one younger, Jack. Her father was the owner of “The Farmers Friend,” a Westcountry-based family business