Sergeant Major John Herman Wunder III, U.S. Army Retired

July 20th, 2016

Sergeant Major John Herman Wunder III, U.S. Army Retired of Langhorne and formerly of Clarks Summit, PA died peacefully on Wednesday, July 20th at Attleboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 86.

For 33 years, John was the beloved husband of the late Leokadia K. Martz Wunder and married 10 years to the late Theresa C. Brock Wunder, and was the loving father of the late Emil Wunder.

Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late John H., II and Helene Gerbrick Wunder.

John proudly ascended through the ranks of the United States Army during his career of service that included deployments defending freedom during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He was also stationed in Germany, Italy, Massachusetts, Virginia and PA. After retiring from the military, John was Head of Security for the University of Scranton where he earned an Associates Degree in Criminal Law.

John enjoyed Golfing with friends, working with wood, reading fine literature, supporting the Phillies through thick and thin, but above all, the love he had for our country and for his family stood pinnacle to his existence.

John is survived by his loving children and their spouses; John H. Wunder IV and Kathe of Ivyland and Agnes Mazzaccaro and Pete of Newtown. He is also survived by his two granddaughters and their spouses, Marnie DeVries (Todd) and Tara Peeples (Scott), and his four great grandchildren; Mack and Kate DeVries and Teagan and Keeley Peeples.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Interment Service with Military Honors precisely at 11:15am on Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 850 Highland Rd. Newtown, PA 18940.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Guardians of the National Cemetery, P.O. Box 233 Newtown, PA 18940.

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Thomas Jack Villareale

July 19th, 2016

Thomas Jack Villareale of New Hope, PA died peacefully on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was 90.

He was the beloved husband of Maria Vaccaro Villareale for 64 years.

Born in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Giglia Villareale, father of the late Ronald J. Villareale, and brother of the late Frances Marie Villareale and Florence Bugge’.

Mr. Villareale was a resident of Buckingham Springs for the past 2 ½ years and formerly lived in New Hope for 11 years. Before moving to Pennsylvania, he was a long time resident of New York. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during World War II. A hard working man with integrity and good ethics, he was an entrepreneur of several businesses throughout his lifetime. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, Archbishop Wood Council # 1680 in Warminster, PA.

Family came first and foremost in his life and he always enjoyed the special times spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. He will be sadly missed as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by his two sons, Charles C. Villareale of Long Island, NY, and Thomas Villareale and his wife, Patricia, of Pipersville, PA. He is also survived by his nine loving grandchildren, Rachel, Christie, Cara, Bridget, Caitlin, Amanda, Ryan, Jennifer and Thomas H. Villareale and one great granddaughter, Aubrey Villareale.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewings on Thursday evening, July 21, 2016 and Friday evening, July 22, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Avenue (at Sandy Ridge Road), New Britain, PA 18901 and Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 from 10:00 AM until his Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM.

Entombment will take place at St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont, PA. 

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Kimberly Ann Gallagher

July 19th, 2016

Kimberly Ann McCartney Gallagher, 50, of Chicago and formerly of Holland, PA died suddenly on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

Born in Philadelphia, Kimberly was the beloved daughter of Richard G. and Geraldine M. Hackett McCartney and the loving mother of Colin, Kendall, and Morgan. In addition to her parents and her children, Kimberly is survived by her brother, Richard G. McCartney Jr. (Lauri), her sister Karen Goldschmidt (Robert), and numerous nieces and nephews.

After moving to Holland, PA Kimberly attended school in the Council Rock district and graduated in 1984 from Council Rock High School. During her high school years, Kimberly enjoyed competing on the Indians Girls Swim Team. She then attended Penn State University and graduated with a bachelors of science degree in business with a concentration in marketing in 1988.

Upon her graduation, Kimberly was employed with Cardinal Health as a sales representative. In her leisure time, she enjoyed practicing yoga, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones. Kimberly will be greatly missed. She will be remembered by everyone who had the pleasure to know and love her.

Kimberly’s family will receive friends on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 11:00 am until her Funeral Mass, 12 Noon in St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to either the Celiac Disease Foundation, 20350 Ventura Blvd. Ste. 240 Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (www.celiac.org) or to the Capital Campaign Fund of St. Bede the Venerable Church at the above address.

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Emanuela G. Foraker

July 18th, 2016

Emanuela G. Foraker of Warrington died Monday July 18, 2016 at Neshaminy Manor Home. She was 81.

Emanuela was the beloved wife of 59 years to Walter R. Foraker Sr.

Born in Hatboro, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michele and Maria Theresa Buzzoto Frezza and was also preceded in death by her 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Emanuela was a former resident of Leesburg, Florida before moving to Neshaminy Manor Home. She was a teacher for many years at the Katzenbach School for the deaf in Ewing, New Jersey until retirement. Emanuela will be deeply missed by her family and by all who came to know her.    

In addition to her husband Walter, Emanuela is survived by her children, Walter R. Foraker Jr., Michael Foraker, Margaret Wilkie and her husband Michael, Sharon M. Card and Ellen Sonnet. She is also survived by her sister Rose Callahan, her 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass at 10:00am on Thursday, July 21st in St. Vincent de Paul Church, 654 Hatboro Road, Richboro, Pa 18954.

Emanuela’s interment will follow in Union Cemetery in Richboro.

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Charles R. Diehle

July 18th, 2016

Charles R. Diehle of Ivyland, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, July 18, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 65.

He was the beloved husband of Joyce A. Diehle for 44 years.  

Born in Lancaster, PA and raised in Richboro, PA, he was the son of the late Owen Diehle. Chuck attended and graduated from Council Rock High School in 1968, where he met his wife, Joyce. He continued his education at Bloomsburg University where he earned his degree in Mathematics in 1972. He worked in the automobile industry for 37 years and retired as a District Sales Manager for Chrysler Corporation in 2013 to spend time with his family. In his retirement, Chuck worked at the Manheim Auction happily driving cars to the auction block.

Chuck’s interests were many. He enjoyed golfing, gardening, cooking, traveling, going to the orchestra, watching the Phillies, and exploring new restaurants. But, most of all, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. The newest love of his life was his grandson, Owen.

All who knew Chuck agree that he was kind, thoughtful, funny, generous, selfless, and loyal to his friends and family. He will be incredibly missed by all.

In addition to his beloved wife, Chuck is survived by his devoted children, Ashley E. Emerick and Courtney D. Ganter, and her husband Bill. He is also survived by his mother, Carol Diehle; brother Doug Diehle and his wife Diane; his mother-in-law Dorothy Gill; brother-in-law Bruce Gill and his wife Diane. He was the uncle of two nieces, three nephews and the very proud grandfather of baby Owen Ganter.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, July 22 from 6:00-8:00PM and on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 12:00PM until his Memorial Service 1:00 PM at Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.), Richboro, PA 18954. His interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Richboro, PA.

Contributions may be made in Chuck’s memory, to The Brain Tumor Gift Fund, payable to the “Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” and mailed to Penn Medicine Development, Attn: Sheryl Garton, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

 

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Richard “Rick” L. Bareis

July 16th, 2016

Richard “Rick” L. Bareis of Morrisville died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at his residence. He was 66.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Frederick L. Bareis.

Rick was a former resident of Holland before moving to Morrisville. He was a graduate of St. Andrew’s Catholic School, Archbishop Wood High School Class of 1967 and also received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Bucks County Community College. Rick was well read and versed in many subjects and afficionto of United States military history. He was a loving and caring son, brother and uncle. Rick will be truly missed by his family and by all who cared about him.

Richard is survived by his Mother, Aurea Quinn Bareis and his brother, James F. Bareis. He is also survived by his two nieces, Jamie Smith and Jacklyn Bareis and their Mother Cynthia Bareis.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family from 9:30am until his Funeral Mass 10:30am on Friday, July 22nd in St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966. Richard’s interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Cheltenham.

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Marjorie L. Rohrman

July 16th, 2016

Marjorie L. Rohrman of Feasterville, PA, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. She was 73.

She was the beloved wife of 51 years to Gerald Albert Rohrman.

Born in Elizabeth NJ, Marjorie was the daughter of the late Jether and Louise Harvey Sailer.

Marjorie earned a bachelor degree in education from Holy Family University to become a teacher while raising her daughters. She then was offered a teaching position with the Philadelphia School District where she enriched the minds of many elementary school children during her 14 year tenure there. Marjorie’s thirst for knowledge and enthusiasm for passing that knowledge on to others continued throughout her life and was exemplified by the earning of a master’s degree in education. She was an active member of the Northampton Presbyterian Church and in her leisure she enjoyed traveling with her family and friends. Marjorie will be greatly missed, but forever loved as a devoted wife, mother, beloved grandmother, sister, educator, and friend.

In addition to her husband, Marjorie is survived by her three loving daughters: Christine Koper, husband Kenneth; Diane Rohrman, Esq.; Lynn Klaus, husband Brian; and her five grandchildren: Cheyenne, Jonathan, Gabriel, Garrett, and Andrew. She is also survived by her brothers: Howard Sailer, wife Merrie, and Steven Sailer, wife Kathy, along with her brother-in-law Edward Rohrman, wife Carol; and her sister-in-law Joan Kenney.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 9:00AM until her Funeral Service at 10:00AM in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Rd. (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954. Interment will follow at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd. Suite 100 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.

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Samuel F. Bocchieri

July 15th, 2016

Samuel F. Bocchieri of Newtown died Friday, July 15, 2016 at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. He was 84.

Sam was the beloved husband of Patricia T. Bocchieri and was predeceased by his former wife Maureen Hechtel Bocchieri, his daughter Kathy A. Bocchieri and his brother Frank Bocchieri.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of the late Carmely and Carmela Vitale Bocchieri.

Sam  was a former resident of Albany, New York before moving to Newtown in 1976. He achieved an extensive education in his life; completing his undergraduate degree from Loyola University and his Master’s Degree in Chemistry from Cornell University and ultimately receiving his Doctorate in Microbiology from Rutgers University. Samuel had a distinguished career with Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ where he would prepare examinations for medical schools from 1976 until his retirement in 1992. He was an active Communicant at the Church of St. Andrew in Newtown, a faithful Eucharist Minister at church, and at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne. In his leisure, he enjoyed gardening and landscaping and walking outdoors. Sam’s true joy was the quality times he spent with his loving family and being surrounded by his cherished grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family and by all who came to know him.

 In addition to his wife Patricia, Sam is survived by his sons, Robert T. Bocchieri and his wife Ally and William J. Bocchieri and his wife Ellen along with his six grandchildren, Rachel, Danielle, Olivia, Alex, Lindsey and Michael.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewings from 6:00-8:00pm on Tuesday, July 19th in the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Rd.) Richboro, PA 18954 and from 10:00am until his Funeral Mass at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 20th in the Church of St. Andrew, 81 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940. Sam’s interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Catholic Charities Appeal, 100 N. 20th St. #301, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

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Albert "Gene" Cox

July 14th, 2016

Albert Gene Cox, of Berkley, MI died on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Beaumont Health, Troy, Michigan. He was 69.

He was the beloved husband of 39 years to Brenda Ferns.

Born in White County, TN, he was the son of the late William and Carrie Barr Cox.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children; Michelle Petrilli and her husband Jeffrey, Tammy Leonard and her husband Bob, William Cox and his wife Shannon, his step-son Richard Ferns and his wife Kristen, and his brother Joseph A. Cox and his wife Kelly.  He is also survived by his 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

His family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 4:00PM until his Memorial Service, 7:00 pm at the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2125 Twelve Mile Road, Berkley, Michigan 48072.  His interment will be held privately. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to American Lung Association, 1475 E Twelve Mile Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071.

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Denise R. Ramjit

July 13th, 2016

Denise R. Ramjit of Doylestown, PA died on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Thomas Jefferson Neuroscience Center, Philadelphia. She was 53.

She was the beloved wife of Timothy Ramjit for 27 years.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA she was the daughter of Sylvester J. Salio of Forty Fort, PA and the late Viola (nee Hassey) Salio.

Denise was a resident of Doylestown for the past 14 years and formerly lived in Harleysville, PA. She attended Kings College in Wilkes-Barre and graduated from Temple University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Class of 1986.

Denise had an accomplished career in the field of clinical research, with responsibilities including design, implementation and management of global clinical studies and programs for multi-national pharmaceutical companies. She was also well published, with over thirty scientific publications and abstracts.

In her leisure time, Denise loved to cook, and listen to music. She enjoyed life and loved to laugh. Most of all, her family came first and foremost and she cherished the special times spent with them. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister.

In addition to her beloved husband and father, she is survived by her daughter, Nicole D. Ramjit and her son, Matthew T. Ramjit, both of Doylestown, PA, her brother, Sylvester J. Salio Jr. of Swoyersville, PA, her sister, Maria Salio-Tayoun and her husband, James, of Chadds Ford, PA, as well as 3 nephews and 3 nieces.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Sunday evening, July 17, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Avenue (at Sandy Ridge Road), New Britain, PA 18901 and on Monday, July 18, 2016, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 5175 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, PA 18902 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place at Saint John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont, PA 18914.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631.

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