Recent Obituaries

Albert C. Phy, Jr.

August 8, 2019

Albert “Jim” C. Phy, Jr. of Chalfont, died peacefully at Christ’s Home on Thursday, August 8, 2019 surrounded by family, he was 93 years old. He was the beloved husband for 63 years of the late Mary E. (McCrea) Phy who passed in 2017. Together they raised five children. Born in Philadelphia, he was the

Leon P. Weiss

August 7, 2019

Leon P. Weiss of Doylestown passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Wesley Enhanced Living. He was 91 years old. Born in Philadelphia, Leon was the son of the late Frank and Julia Kessler (Rakosky). Leon grew up in Conshohocken and graduated from Conshohocken High School. He then proudly served in the United States Army

Helen C. Ludsick

August 4, 2019

Helen C. Ludsick, a lifelong resident of the area who grew up in Buckingham Valley, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at The Community at Rockhill. She was 96 and the wife of Joseph Ludsick, who preceded her in death. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Mary Reilly

Dorothy L. Poole

August 3, 2019

Dorothy L. Poole, of Doylestown, formerly of the Chicago area, London, England, Stamford, CT and Richmond, VA, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 88 and wife of Charles J. Poole. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Gosta and Louise Grimm Sandemar. Dorothy volunteered at

Edward J. Hirowski

July 28, 2019

Edward J. Hirowski of Philadelphia passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Neshaminy Manor Nursing Home. He was 92. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Dolinski Hirowski. Ed was the son of Polish immigrants, orphaned at an early age, having spent his youth in an orphanage until

Engracia Rivera Fuentes

July 27, 2019

Engracia Rivera Fuentes, of Doylestown, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital at the age of 93. She was the wife of the late Lino A. Fuentes, Sr. Born in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, She was the daughter of the late José and Maria Gonzales Rivera. Engracia married Lino on Sept. 11, 1945. Engracia

Mary McDowell

July 27, 2019

Mary McDowell, a lifelong resident of the Doylestown and Warrington area, passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital, with her daughter by her side. She was 83, and the wife of the late Hugh Frank McDowell, who passed away in 1981. Born at Grandview Hospital in Sellersville,

Charles H. Hartkorn

July 20, 2019

Charles H. “Chuck” Hartkorn passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his home. He was 42. He was the son of Charles H. Kooker of Warminster and June M. Hartkorn Brauer and Charles M. Brauer of Hilltown. Chuck was a 1995 graduate of Pennridge High School and Upper Bucks Technical Institute. Chuck loved all

Edwin W. Howe, Jr.

July 18, 2019

Edwin W. Howe, Jr. of Doylestown, passed away on Thursday, July 18 surrounded by his loving wife, son, step-daughter and good friends. He was 70 and the loving husband of Cathy Wiggins Howe. Born in Doylestown, Ed was the son of the late Edwin W. and Helen Snyder Howe. Ed was a graduate of Central

Donald J. Evans

July 18, 2019

Donald J. Evans died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2019 at the age of 87. He was the husband of his devoted wife, Margaret M. Peters Evans. They recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary and 70 years as a couple in June. Donald was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania to