Recent Obituaries

Joseph A. Simpson, Jr.

June 13, 2019

Joseph A. Simpson, Jr., of Doylestown, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on June 13, 2019. He was 83 and the beloved husband of Eleanor (Scavello) Simpson. Born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Simpson. Joe graduated from Saint Patrick’s High School in Norristown, Class

Robert J. McVan

June 15, 2019

Robert J. McVan, a lifelong resident of Doylestown passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday June 15, 2019. He was the husband of Noreen McVan and the son of the late Martin P McVan and Anna Mae Coolen. Following graduation from Central Bucks High School in 1958, he served in the United States Navy

Mary E. Clark

June 9, 2019

Mary E. Clark, of Doylestown, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at home. She was 75 and the wife of William S. Clark, Jr. Born in Doylestown, she was the daughter of the late Rowland and Margaret Culver Worthington. Mary was a graduate of Central Bucks High School, a member of Plumsteadville 4-H Club and

Elaine C. Matthews

June 2, 2019

Elaine Carolyn (Steinmetz) Matthews of Warminster, passed away peacefully on June 2, 2019. She was 90 years old and the wife for nearly 65 years of Donald N. Matthews. Born in Allentown, PA in 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ralph M. and Edna L. (Hoffner) Steinmetz. Elaine was a 1947 graduate of

Samuel J. Arrigo, Sr.

May 31, 2019

Samuel Joseph Arrigo, Sr. of Castle Rock, Colorado died on May 31, 2019. He was 90 years old and the husband of Elizabeth Aherne Arrigo. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Samuel was the son of Santo and Rose Tursi Arrigo. Samuel moved to Upper Bucks County at a young age and attended Nockamixon Elementary/High school. Samuel

Donald W. VanArtsdalen, Federal Judge and WWII Veteran

Donald W VanArtsdalen, a federal judge in Philadelphia and a decorated World War II veteran, died peacefully on May 21, 2019, a few months shy of his 100th birthday. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Marie Catherine Auerbach. VanArtsdalen was born and raised in Doylestown and remained a lifelong Bucks

Henry K. Strawn, Jr.

May 28, 2019

Henry K. Strawn, Jr., life long resident of Doylestown and Warrington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 87 and the husband of Shirley Ann (Yowell) Strawn. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Henry and Dorothy Crouthamel Strawn. Henry attended both Pennsylvania State University and

Anna R. Booz

May 14, 2019

Anna R. Booz of Gardenville, passed away on May 14th at Independence Court of Quakertown. She was 94 years old and the wife for 58 years of the late George W. Booz, Jr. who passed in 2004. Born in Abington she was the daughter of the late Charlotte Kimble and William Redmile. Anna worked at

Anthony J. DeCarlo

May 18, 2019

Anthony J. DeCarlo of Doylestown, passed away on May 18, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 91 years old and the husband of the late Elinor DeCarlo. Born in Abington, he was the son of the late Pasquale Giovanni John DeCarlo and Angiolina Vuotto DeCarlo. Tony attended Penn State University and was a retired engineer

Shirley Ann Morgan

May 6, 2019

Shirley Ann Morgan of Doylestown passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Shannondell The Meadows, Audubon. She was 81 years old. Shirley was the daughter of the late Edward W. and Albertine E. (Kracht) Wolfinger. She graduated from Central Bucks High School, Doylestown and attended Penn State University, Abington majoring in Merchandising. In 1963,