Recent Obituaries

Alice E. Bentzley

July 18, 2019

Alice E. “Betty” Bentzley, of Fountainville, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital. She was 91. Born in Ferndale, she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Lines. Betty graduated from Palisades High School. She worked at Keller Glove in Plumsteadville for several years before getting married and becoming a

Louis F. Malizia

July 9, 2019

Louis F. Malizia, a decorated World War II Veteran, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 94 years old and the husband for 42 years of MaryAnn Shea Malizia. Louis was born and raised in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. He joined the Army and served as a Transportation Tugboat Captain in the

Ryan M. Trefz

June 22, 2019

Ryan M. Trefz of Doylestown passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 22nd. Ryan was the cherished son of Richard V. Trefz, III and Frances A. Cunningham-Trefz and the beloved brother of Christopher R. Trefz. Ryan Michael was the adored grandson of Sheila (Grammy) and Richard (Pop-pop) Trefz, Jr. He will be lovingly remembered by his

Kathryn D. Miller

June 16, 2019

Kathryn D. Miller of Doylestown, formerly of Revere passed away on Sunday, June 16. She was 100 and the wife of the late S. Lehman Miller who passed away in 1986. Born in the family home in Revere, once owned by her great-grandmother, Kathryn was the daughter of the late Walter and Catherine Shick Smith.

Judith Z. Maneval

June 12, 2019

Judith (Zacharias) Maneval of Doylestown, passed away on the morning of June 12, 2019. She was 78 years old. Born and raised in Hanover Pennsylvania, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education from Susquehanna University in 1963. It was here as a freshman student that Judy met her husband of 56 years, Vance M.

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