Recent Obituaries

Joseph R. Kissel

October 2, 2020

Joseph R. Kissel of Perkasie, died at home on Friday, October 2, 2020. He was 81 and the husband for 56 wonderful years of Jane Hartzell Kissel. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Emil J. and Evelyn Cassidy Kissel. Joe served in the Army and the National Guard. He was a

Helen C. VanArtsdalen

October 1, 2020

Helen C. VanArtsdalen, formally of Doylestown, died on October 1, 2020 at Community at Rockhill Nursing Home, Sellersville. She was 96 years old and the wife of the late Robert R. VanArtsdalen, who passed in 1992. Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of the late Edward A. and Sara A. Radcliff Clayton. Helen was

Fredrick D. Yodis

September 23, 2020

Fredrick David Yodis, 78, of Jamison, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. He had suffered bravely for many years with Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Anthony and Catharine Yodis and the brother of Paul Yodis and the late Donald

Mary Frances Phillips

September 21, 2020

Mary Frances Phillips, of Dublin, died Monday, September 21, 2020 at her residence. She was 84 and the wife of the late Harold N. Phillips, who passed away in 2006. Born in Trenton, New Jersey she was the daughter of the late John and Frances Bach Longyehr. Mary was a 53 year member of the

Betty June Oceanak

August 23, 2020

Betty June Oceanak, age 94, went to heaven to polka with her beloved husband, Pete, on Sunday, August 23, 2020. It was fitting that Betty died on a Sunday morning because as a lifelong soprano for Doylestown United Methodist Church, she was probably eager to join the choir of angels in their rendition of her

Sandra M. Olson

August 20, 2020

Sandra M. Olson, of Doylestown, died Thursday August 20, 2020. She was 56. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of Eva Maria Olson and the late Kirk Olson. Sandra worked as a manager for the past ten years at Arrow Master Pools in Center Valley, where she loved chatting with her customers and co-workers.

Diana C. Caulfield

August 19, 2020

Diana C. Caulfield of “Tree Tops” in Doylestown passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at her daughter’s home. She was 80. Diana was the daughter of the late Helen (Hickman) Tessmer and James Clark, Sr. and the sister of James Clark, Jr. Born in Willow Grove, she grew up in the Willow Grove area and

George H. Tate

August 18, 2020

George H. Tate of Doylestown died on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Abington Health Center-Hospice.  He was 87 and the husband of Beverly A. Tate. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was the son of the late George J. and Mary M. (Fitzgerald) Tate. George attended the University of Bridgeport for business.  He was  a Major

Marellen H. Fegely

August 17, 2020

Marellen H. Fegely of Frenchtown, New Jersey died on Monday, August 17. She was 90 and the wife of the late Roy E. Fegely and the former wife of Robert F. Childs. Born in Doylestown, she was the daughter of the late William S. and Ida Hensel Cook and sister of Bill, Robert and Edward

Ashley Graziano

August 10, 2020

Ashley Graziano, of Lansdale, died Monday, August 10, 2020 at her residence. She was 31. Ashley’s passion for life had no boundaries. She applied this to all facets of her life, committed to her family, friends, and career. But most of all a devoted mother to her amazing daughter Scarlett and wife to her ever