Recent Obituaries

Lillian M. Shull

February 5, 2020

Lillian M. Shull, of Pipersville, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her residence. She was 91 and the wife of Arthur L. Shull. Relatives and friends are invited to her memorial service 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Christ Lutheran Church, 353 East Dark Hollow Road, Pipersville, where the family will greet guests

Margaret L. Swanstrom

February 2, 2020

Margaret Louise Swanstrom of Doylestown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Peg, as she was affectionately known, was 75 years old and the wife for 53 wonderful years of Kenneth A. Swanstrom. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she was born in Doylestown in 1944, the daughter of the late Luther and Helen

William P. Porter, Jr.

February 1, 2020

William P. “Bill” Porter Jr., of Telford, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Saturday, February 1 surrounded by family at the age of 71. He was the former husband of Lisa (Magill) Porter, with whom he remained close friends until the end of his life. Born in Doylestown, he was the son

Hendrina E. Dors

January 13, 2020

Hendrina E. Dors of Sellersville, died on January 13, 2020 at Hidden Meadows on the Ridge. She was 101 years old and the wife of the late Fred Dors, who died on July 5, 2003. Henny, as she was called, was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Henny studied dress design at Girls Commercial High School

Ernest N. Rodgers

January 6, 2020

Ernest N. Rodgers of Doylestown, passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 6, 2020. He was 91 years old. Ernie was born to the late Frederick Rodgers and Ellen Dixon in 1928 and grew up in Philadelphia with his two brothers and sister: Fred, Arnold and Margery. After graduating from Frankford High School in

Nicholas G. Bitsko

January 10, 2020

Nicholas G. Bitsko of New Britain died on January 10, 2020. He was 84 years old and the loving husband for 57 years of Ruth W. Bitsko. Born in Coaldale, PA, he was the son of the late Frank and Helen Zelinka Bitsko. Nick was a graduate of Temple University. He worked as a chemist

Donald C. Richardson

January 8, 2020

Donald Campbell Richardson of, Doylestown, passed away on January 8, 2020. He was 85 years old and the husband of the late Nancy L. Richardson, who passed in September 2016. Born in Summit, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Donald and Margaret Richardson, who were residents of Springfield and West Orange, New

Joseph H. LaTorre

December 28, 2019

Joseph H. LaTorre of Doylestown passed away on December 28, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital. He was 93 and the husband of the late Irma Henzelmann LaTorre who passed in 2009 Born in Scranton, PA he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Louise Eiffert LaTorre. Joe graduated from Central High School in Scranton,

Marybeth Heipertz

December 29, 2019

Marybeth Heipertz of Deland, Florida died on December 29, 2019 at the Cloisters Retirement Community in Deland. She was 75. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of James and Mary (Gross) Galvin. Marybeth enjoyed being a stay at home mother and worked in retail and sales. She studied interior design and Marybeth

Irmgard Ried

December 26, 2019

Irmgard “Oma” Ried, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Doylestown Hospital. Oma was 97. Irmgard was born in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1922 and was the daughter of the late Michael and Rosa Laubscher. Irmgard was married to the late Johann Ried, having immigrated to the United States with their daughter, Milli, on the