Recent Obituaries

Betty Ann Case

April 27, 2019

Betty Ann Case, a life long resident of Doylestown passed away on April 27th 2019. She was 75 years old and wife for 51 years of the late James Case. Born in New Britain, Pa. she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. and Florance (Hutchens) Rader. Betty worked at the Doylestown Hospital in

Andrew A. Hartnagle

May 1, 2019

Andrew A. Hartnagle of Doylestown passed away on May 1, 2019 at his residence. He was 62 and the spouse of Wayne A. Stork. Born in San Diego, CA., he was the son of Eugene and Paula Marotta Hartnagle. Following graduation from Philadelphia Art Institute, Andrew gravitated toward interior design, his first job was as

Mary C. Rufe

April 29, 2019

Mary Cathrine Rufe, age 102, died on April 29, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Myrtle Beach, SC. She was the wife of the late Dr. Aloysius N. Rufe of Doylestown, who passed in 1987. Mary was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (McDevitt) Crean. Mary graduated from Doylestown High

Edward J. “Bud” Kern

April 30, 2019

Edward J. “Bud” Kern of Buckingham passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at Doylestown Hospital at the age of 88. Born in Abington, Bud was the son of the late Edward M. & Mary A. (O’Neil) Kern. Bud was the husband of Jane Y. (Smith) Kern.  The couple was married in 1953. After

Theron Wade Jenkins, III

April 26, 2019

Theron Wade Jenkins, III (“Terry” and innumerable nicknames), age 75, died at home on Friday April 26, 2019 after a 3-year relentless battle with bladder cancer. He was a loving, devoted husband to his high-school sweetheart Gayle Hellyer Jenkins, for 58 years; a supportive and adoring Dad to Lorraine Sharaf and Melissa Bollmann-Jenkins; father in-law

Carol E. Shaw

April 24, 2019

Carol Elizabeth Potter Shaw, beloved wife of 50 years to the late Robert S. Shaw, passed away on April 24 at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA. She was 86 years old. She was a former resident of Justa Farm, Huntingdon Valley, PA and Buckingham Springs, New Hope, PA. Born to the late

Erma P. Martin

April 28, 2019

Erma Patricia Martin, a long-time resident of the Doylestown area, died peacefully and surrounded by family on Sunday, April 28th, 2019. She was 87 years old. Born in Coatesville Pa., Erma was the daughter of the late Clyde and Helen Warden. She was also the beloved wife of the late Henry Frank Martin Jr. for

Joseph F. Smith, Jr.

April 23, 2019

Joseph Frederick Smith Jr., of Doylestown died on April 23, 2019 at Neshaminy Manor. He was 79 years old and the husband of the late Kathleen Smith. Born in Doylestown, he was the son of the late, Joseph F. and Mildred Webster Smith. Joe graduated from Central Bucks High School in 1957. Joe served in

John J. Loughlin

April 18, 2019

John J. Loughlin of Doylestown died on Holy Thursday, April 18, 2019, with his wife and two sons by his side. He was the beloved husband and dearest friend for 44 years of Pat O’Farrell Loughlin. Born in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary Loughlin. He attended Cardinal Hayes

John Scarpill

April 14, 2019

John Scarpill of Warminster passed away at Neshaminy Manor where he resided for 21months and received the BEST care, on Psalm Sunday, April 14. He was 86 and the husband of Nancy L. Gradwell Scarpill who preceded him in death in July 2010. Born in Warminster, he was the son of the late Louis and