Obituaries

Recent Obituaries

Ian Fay

September 7, 2019

Ian Fay, of Buckingham passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 7th. Ian was the cherished son of Dennis and Sandy Fay and the beloved brother of Kevin Fay. Ian was the adored grandson of Alice Fay and Catherine Skalkowski. He will be lovingly remembered by his aunts and uncles, Patrick Fay, II,

Gene F. Schriedel

September 7, 2019

Gene F. Schriedel, of New Hope, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019, a beautiful late summer morning after 82 wonderful years of life. Gene was born in St Louis, MO and grew up in Edwardsville, IL. He is preceded in death by his parents Hazel and Eugene Schriedel. He is survived by his loving wife

John P. Fetterolf

September 7, 2019

John P. “Jack” Fetterolf of Doylestown passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was 81 years old and the loving husband for 58 years of Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Fetterolf. Born in Doylestown he was the son of the late John G. and Anna Schermerhorn Fetterolf. Jack graduated from New Hope Solebury High School,

John H. Sherrod

September 6, 2019

John H. Sherrod, of New Hope, died Friday, September 6, 2019 at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was 81. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers

Esther M. Mergenthaler

September 2, 2019

Esther Mae Mergenthaler, of Doylestown, died on Monday, September 2 at Briarleaf Nursing Home, where she had resided for several months. She was 93. Born and raised at the family homestead in Wismer, East Plumstead Township, she was the oldest of three children of the late John Henry Mergenthaler and Mae Lewis Hoffman. Esther graduated

Kenneth A. Hinde

August 29, 2019

Kenneth Andrew Hinde of Philadelphia passed away following a brief illness on August 29, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. He was 71 years old. Born in Philadelphia, he was the beloved son of the late Kenneth Norman and Margaret Shields Hinde, who later made their home in Warrington, PA where Ken grew up. Ken

Wilbur R. Van Eysden

August 19, 2019

Wilbur R. Van Eysden, 95, of Jamison, died peacefully after a short illness on August 19, 2019. Bill, or “Dutch,” was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He was the youngest of five children of the late Joseph and Evinda Van Eysden. Bill was a proud graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School where he

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