William A. Koehler of Feasterville died peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. He was 66.
Mr. Koehler was the beloved husband of Barbara A. Smith Morton Koehler and the late Susan D. Hoffer Koehler.
Born in Philadelphia, he was son of the late John and Ruth Shoemaker Koehler and brother of the late Jack Koehler.
Bill was a resident of Feasterville for the past 50 years. He was a graduate of George Washington High School, class of 1969. He was a professional automobile mechanic having worked for Reedman Corp., Langhorne, John Kennedy Chevrolet, Southampton and Ferino Brothers in Wrightstown.
Bill was all about cars, his passion and knowledge of them was to be admired. He was a member of the Mopar Heritage Car Club of Bucks County for several years.
Bill will be remembered for his strength and presence in dealing with physical challenges. His smile and quick wit will be missed by his devoted family and friends.
In addition to his wife Barbara, he is survived by his devoted daughters, Jennifer J. O'Hagan and her husband Joseph, Jamie L. Koehler and Patrick Harkins, dear step father of Crista Morton, James Morton and his wife Tammy, Diane Baldovin and her husband Ion, Lisa Gill and her husband Rob and his brother Robert Koehler and his wife Dana. He is also the loving grandfather of Samantha, James, Lavinia, Karly, Riley, Izabela, Tyler, Ryan, Bianca and Wyatt.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Friday March 3, from 9:30 am until his Funeral Service 11:30 am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro. His interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Myositis Association 1490 Duke St. Suite 200, Alexandria VA 22314 (myositis.org) or Central Bucks Special Friends c/o Joann Natullo 56 Radcliff Dr. Doylestown PA 18901.
Dorothy E. Gerner of Newtown died peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at The Bridges of Warwick. She was 89.
Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late George Gerner.
Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of the late John and Emma Boyle DiMarco.
Dorothy worked with her husband as the bookkeeper for the business they founded. She also prided herself on raising her children and being the consummate homemaker. She enjoyed playing bridge with friends, gardening, but most importantly she cherished the times she spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Dorothy will be greatly missed but forever loved by her dear family and friends.
Dorothy is survived by her loving and devoted children: John Gerner, Janette Kurzac and her husband Edward Brandt, Joyce Armstrong and her husband Patrick, and Jill Pistory and her husband Robert. She is also survived by her 11 dear grandchildren: John, Eric, Brian, Heather, Stuart, Justin, Kelly, Melanie, Kyle, Danielle, and Rachael, and her 14 great grandchildren.
Dorothy’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 10:00am until her Funeral Service, 11:00am in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Feasterville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St. Suite 102 Philadelphia, PA 19106.
Thomas J. Moroski Sr. of Newtown died peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2017. He was 53. Thom was the beloved husband of Lisa (nee Ruscica), proud father of Thomas Joseph and the son of Regina (nee Elliott) and the late Robert, Sr. Thom is survived by his siblings Robert (Karen), Donald (Kristin), Noelle McLaughlin (Brian), his father and mother-in-law Sebastian F. and Claire Ruscica, sister-in-law Sandra (Robert) McDevitt and numerous nieces and nephews. Dear nephew of Dolores Pierson (Norman) and Kathleen Camaratta (Fred).
Thom was blessed with a second chance and gift of life. He was a UPENN Heart Transplant Recipient May 1, 2007. Although Thom was a 9/11 witness and survivor, it was his ten year struggle with transplant that truly affected many in such a profound way. Our family is thankful to have been a part of his incredible journey.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9:30 am until his Funeral Mass, 11:00 am at the Olde Church of St. Andrew, 131 Sycamore St. Newtown, PA 18940. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Richboro.
In lieu of flowers, Lisa and Thomas Joseph ask that a donation be considered to Penn Heart Transplant Program, Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, c/o Allyse Orsini, Penn Medicine Development, 3535 Market Street Ste. 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
William F. Pierce of Dagsboro, DE formerly of Richboro passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 22, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was 71.
He was the beloved husband of 43 years to Maryann Washabaugh.
William grew up in Philadelphia and after graduating from Frankford High School he joined the US Navy. After serving his country he returned home to Philadelphia and began working. He met his beloved Maryann in 1966 and married in 1973. They lived in Philadelphia for a few years before moving to Richboro in 1980 where they raised their children and remained until moving to Delaware in 2012.
Family and friends were very important to him and he loved to entertain and enjoyed all aspects of it. He loved acquiring gadgets, reading, cooking, grilling and baking and spending time surrounded by his family and friends. He loved spending time on his boat and the companionship that made it fun.
William was more than just an entertainer. He was kind and a humorous husband, father and grandfather who’s greatest pleasure was the time he spent with family and friends. His kind ways, generous spirit and love will always be remembered and appreciated by those who knew him.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son William Pierce and Heather, his daughter Kelly Fox and 3 grandchildren, Courtney Fox, Landon and Cameron Pierce. Also his brother Charles Stepanski his wife Elaine and a niece, two nephews and their children.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing, Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 654 Hatboro Rd. Richboro, PA 18954. His Interment with Military Honors will be at 1:00 PM in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111.
Margaret M. Romanauski, of Churchville, PA died peacefully with her husband at her side on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Symphony Manor of Feasterville. She was 86.
Peggy was the beloved wife of John for over 60 years.
She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Margaret Righter and was the loving mother of the late Arlene.
Peggy’s family was the world to her and she could be found every day during the summers at Richboro Swim Club with her four children. Peggy taught her children the love of swimming and each of them became passionate in competing in the water. Peggy’s children want to thank her for always driving them to swim practice with a smile on her face, even if it was for a 5 am practice.
In her free time, Peggy enjoyed playing tennis with her sister, Sarah, friends, and her children.
During their retirement, Peggy and John spent the winters in Deerfield Beach, Florida where they enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather, swimming in the ocean, and walking on the beach collecting seashells.
In addition to her husband, Peggy is survived by her sons and daughter-in-laws, Mark and Laura Romanauski; Craig and Lisa Romanauski; and Kurt and Colleen Romanauski. She will be greatly missed by her sister, Sarah Garcia, 12 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Joseph A. Fluehr, III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. She will be laid to rest privately at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
James Thomas Tait, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed peacefully in his home on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at age 87 in the company of family.
Jim was born in Chicago, IL and moved the family to Doylestown in 1970. Jim entered the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and served as an Air Navigator in squadron VMR 352. He married his high school sweetheart and they have been married for 63 years.
Jim worked full-time as a draftsman / engineer at Link-Belt, taking night classes to earn a Civil Engineering degree from Illinois Institute of Technology. He continued working at Link-Belt / FMC his entire career as a Professional Engineer and Project Manager of Purchasing. During this time he supervised the U.S. Post Office material handling installations across the nation, the baggage handling system for the Kuwaiti International Airport, and an iron ore processing plant in Venezuela where he and his wife lived for four years.
He was an intellect and could explain how almost anything worked. He loved history, current events, western movies, being with his family, working around the house and on his MG, and painting watercolors. He loved volunteering as a swim team starter for years. He was also one of his grandchildren’s biggest supporters of their sports and school activities.
His family’s dedication to him is a mere sentiment compared to the love we felt in return. Jim leaves behind his wife June, his daughter Becky and her husband Tim Reilly, his son Jim and his wife Sarah (Small) Tait, his sister Beverly and her husband David Calhoun, five grandchildren; Katelynn (Reilly) and her husband Bradley Vierling, Leslie Reilly, Patrick Reilly, Collin Tait, and Garrett Tait, along with many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 1:00pm until his Funeral Service 2:00pm at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home 241 East Butler Ave. (at Sandy Ridge Rd) New Britain, PA 18901. His interment will be held privately at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Doylestown Hospital Hospice Center, 875 North Easton Road, Doylestown, PA 18902.
William “Bill” Myles McTiernan of Warminster, PA passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the age of 91.
William was the beloved husband of Carol Bianchi McTiernan and the loving and devoted father of Debbie McDermott and the late Karen Caggiano.
William enjoyed life and loved his family. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, where he served as a Pharmacist Mate Third Class in Okinawa, Guam and other Pacific theatre engagements. After returning home, William supported himself through college while raising a family and graduated from Pace University with a degree in Accounting in 1956. He met his wife Carol at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in 1949 and they were happily married for 64 years.
For most of his career, William worked at Standard Brands, which later became Nabisco Brands as a tax accountant before retiring in the early 1990s. He enjoyed singing in church and leading all family choruses of Happy Birthday. William enjoyed following the stock exchange and commodities markets, college football and basketball, and watching the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). William was devoted to Jesus Christ and the Divine Mercy devotion, and attended daily mass at St. Vincent de Paul parish in Richboro.
In addition to his wife, Carol, William is survived by his daughter, Debbie McDermott and her husband, Sean, as well as his grandchildren: Captain Jacqueline McDermott Wintch, USAF and her husband, Captain Timothy Wintch, USAF; Jennifer Daniels and her husband, Will; Matthew McDermott and his wife, Jenna, and Caroline McDermott, and her fiancé, Dillon Madrigal.
In addition to his daughter, Karen, William was preceded in death by his brothers, John “Jackie”, James “Jimmy”, and Peter McTiernan and his sister, Theresa Brown.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 654 Hatboro Rd., Richboro, PA 18954. A Funeral Mass will begin at 1:00 PM followed by William’s interment at Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery in Doylestown, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in William’s honor to the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) at 5817 Old Leeds Road Irondale, AL, 35210 or online at https://donations.ewtn.com/.
Dolores Dawson Farley, of Warrington, died peacefully on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Neshaminy Manor Home. She was 91 years old.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, she was a longtime Bucks County resident. She was the mother of the late Walter Dawson Farley.
Having worked for large retail companies, Dolores was a very successful salesperson and enjoyed meeting people and forming relationships with them. She was well-known locally for her operatic voice, and enjoyed singing in her free time. She had been a well-loved resident of the Friends Home in Newtown, PA for over 10 years.
Dolores is survived by her former husband, Walter S. Farley, Jr. and his wife Maggie.
Her funeral services and interment will be held privately.
Warren O. Huber of Colmar, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health.
He was the loving and devoted husband of Charlotte E. Conrad Huber.
Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Otto and Ruth Heys Huber.
Warren was a proud graduate of Penn State University where he earned his Bachelors degree in Engineering and went on to lead a long career with Ford Aerospace where he retired from in 1989. His career with Ford took he and his family all over the country including California, Colorado Springs, Boston, and then eventually back to Pennsylvania.
Warren was an avid sports fan and enjoyed golfing in his spare time. Along with his wife and family they enjoyed many memorable summer vacations in Avalon, NJ and St. Michael’s, MD. Warren was also an extremely talented wood worker having created models of houses he and his family lived in over the years and his cabinetry was in high demand among friends and family. He will be dearly missed.
In addition to his wife, Warren is survived by his children, Scott A. Huber and his wife, Denise and JoAnn Beaulieu and her husband, Rick. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Carly Huber, Alyson Beaulieu and Warren Kulp; and his brother, Kenneth Huber and his wife, Darla.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Service 11:00 AM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 E. Butler Ave., New Britain, PA 18901. His interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Warren’s name may be made to the Bucks County SPCA, P.O. Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931.
John R. Schofield, of Churchville, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was 74 years old.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Mary Agnes Schofield. He was the beloved husband of Irene “Renee” Halberg Schofield.
John was a proud man with impeccable work ethic. This was demonstrated by his employment as a general manager at Arthur’s Catering in Philadelphia for over 20 years and his longtime position with L-3 Communications as Maintenance Supervisor. A very proud American, John served his country in the 101st Airbourne Division from 1960-1964. With a positive outlook on life, he frequently commented that he “never had a bad day in his life”.
In addition to his wife, John is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, John and Maureen Schofield and Russell and Claudia Schofield; his step children and their spouses, Eric and Lizanne Weinelt, Debra Weinelt, Erik Halberg and Kerk Halberg. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law Nick and Karen Ruggiero and sister, Patty McEwen. He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Alyssa and Krista Schofield; Erica, Elizabeth, Steven and Daniel Weinelt and Luke, Jake, Emily and Ethan Halberg.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Thursday, March 2 from 10:00 am until the start of his funeral service, 11:30 am at the Joseph A. Fluehr, III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Interment will take place privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice to benefit veterans.