Monday, May 13, 2013
Markovich’s funeral will be held Wednesday.
Monday, May 13
Louise B. Markovich, died Thursday, May 9 at her home in the Village of Neshaminy Falls in Montgomeryville. She was 83. Born in Ambler, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (nee Selak) Petrov. She was a Graduate of Ambler High School, Class of 1949. Markovich operated the former Fort Washington Beauty Shop and a shop in her home on Bethlehem Pike prior to her retirement in 1987. Markovich is survived by her son, Daniel Markovich of North Wales. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milan Markovich; and her brother, Sam Petrov. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, 1111 South Bethlehem Pike, Ambler. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
McNamee, of Maple Glen, died May 5.
Sunday, May 12
Raymond Wilson McNamee Jr., Ph.D., of Maple Glen, died Sunday, May 5. He was 78. Born in Charleston, W.Va., he was the son of Raymond Sr. and Edith (Irwin) McNamee. McNamee attended Northwestern University, served in the U.S. Navy and attended graduate school at the University of California at Berkley, getting his Ph.D. in chemistry. McNamee was a long-standing member of Abington Presbyterian Church, serving in many ways. See the entire obituary here on the Baron Rowland Funeral Home website. McNamee is survived by his wife Ann; his daughter Grace Bruen; his son Keith; his daughter Nancy Woehrle; his brother Philip; and several grandchildren. A funeral service was held Friday at Abington Presbyterian Church. Donations in McNamee’s name …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Jester, of Fort Washington, died Sunday.
Saturday, May 11
Joanne M. Jester, of Fort Washington, died Sunday, May 5 at Temple University Hospital. She was 76. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Josephine A. (Schwer) Flynn. She was the widow of John P. Jester Sr. Jester was a graduate of Gwynedd Mercy College and was a Controller for Jester Associates for over 40 years. Jester was a member of St. Alphonsus Church. Jester is survived by two sons, John P. of Chalfont and Joseph C. of North Wales; a brother, Charles Flynn; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass was held Friday at St. Alphonsus Church in Maple Glen; interment was in St. John Neumann Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ciavarelli Funeral Homes, 951 East …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Robert E. Steel of Glenside, served in Europe during World War II and was a Drexel University graduate.
Robert E. Steel, of Glenside, died Wednesday, May 1 in North Wales. He was 93. Born in Sharon Hill, he was the son of the late Clarence and Sarah Deacon Steel. He was married for 64 years to Dorothea Hobdell, who died in 2005. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Edythe Kahn and Mary Steel. Steel was a Captain in the U.S. Army, serving in England, France and Germany. He was also a member of the Weldon Fire Co., where he became Captain and was a life member. He was also a member of the Glenside Kiwanis Club. To read the whole obituary, click here. Steel is survived by his daughter, Thea Steel Schemm of North Wales; his son, Fred Steel of Fort Washington; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. A funeral service and …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Schuler lived at Fort Washington Estates.
Wednesday, May 1
Virginia Seddon Schuler, of Fort Washington, formerly of Ambler, died Monday, April 29. She was 97. Born in Flourtown, she was the daughter of the late Walter R. and Carrie (Farrington) Seddon. Schuler was an active member of the Ambler Presbyterian Church, participating on many committees that focused on the needy. Click here to see the whole obituary. She is survived by two sons, Edward of Fort Myers, Fla., and John of Toms River, N.J.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Schuler was preceded in death by her husband George Thomson Schuler. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home, 145 Tennis Ave., Ambler.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Dolan was a member of St. Alphonsus Church; his funeral Mass is Thursday.
Monday, April 29
Joseph T. Dolan, of Fort Washington, formerly of Philadelphia, died Friday, April 26 at the Brandywine Senior Living at Dresher Estates. He was 99. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Michael and Sarah (nee Owens) Dolan. Dolan married Elva M. (nee Murphy) in 1942. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941 to 1946. See the whole obituary here. Dolan is survived by his sons Michael J. of Philadelphia and Thomas F. of Fort Washington; and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, his grandchildren Michael J. Dolan Jr. and Maureen E. Dolan, and his siblings, Mary T. and James M. Dolan. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Services will be held on Friday, April 26 at noon in the Heritage Chapel at the Washington Memorial Park in Plymouth Meeting.
Former Director of the Wissahickon School District, Donald Byron Richwagen, died on Thursday, April 18, according to the obituary on Legacy.com. Richwagen, 86, formerly of Blue Bell, served in the US Marine Corps, during WWII "was a Combat Veteran with the 2nd Marine Division serving in the Pacific Theater." He was president of Antrim Bureau, Inc. in Glenside and Blue Bell, a public and private school teacher, a member of the Elder of Boehms United Church of Christ in Blue Bell, and more. He is survived by his wife Lauranne "Pip" (Supplee) Richwagen, and his children. Services will be held on Friday, April 26 at noon in the Heritage Chapel at the Washington Memorial Park in Plymouth Meeting.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Moulder volunteered with several civic organizations.
Thursday, April 18
Marie R. (Frey) Moulder, of Fort Washington, died Friday, April 12 in Abington. She was 86. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Phillip Frey and Margaret (Waker) Frey. Moulder earned her physical therapy certificate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1974. She worked for Easter Seals, was the department head of PT at Warminster General Hospital and worked at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. She was also a Girl Scout Leader and after her retirement she volunteered for 20 years as a tutor at Graterford Correctional Facility as a volunteer for the Prison Literacy Project. See the entire obituary on the Urban Funeral Home website here. Moulder is survived by four children, Edward Moulder, Joyce …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Maple Glen resident was active with the Upper Dublin Library and the Robbins Park Environmental Education Center.
Monday, April 1
Francis P. "Frank" McAleer, of Maple Glen, died March 25 following a one-car crash in Millville, N.J. He was 78. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Francis and Katherine (McGeady) McAleer. McAleer was a member of St. Alphonsus Church in Maple Glen where he was active with the Bible Study and served as a Eucharistic Minister, ASM (American Society of Metallurgy); The History Book Club at Upper Dublin Library; and the Philadelphia Trail Club. Read the whole obit on the Urban Funeral Home website here. Relatives and Friends may call Monday, April 1 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 1565 Temple Drive Maple Glen. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Kreig. Interment will be private. …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Benjamin F. Cake was an alumnus of Cheltenham High School and Franklin and Marshall College.
Wednesday, March 27
Benjamin F. Cake, of Blue Bell, formerly of Rydal, died March 24 at Normandy Farms Estates. He was 97. Born in Glenside, he was the son of the late Benjamin F. and Julia (Burns) Cake. Cake was a graduate of Cheltenham High School and attended Franklin and Marshall College. A lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, he earned his wings at Pensacola, Fla. and was a pilot during World War II. Cake served as vice president of the printing and lithograph division at Diamond International Corporation for over 30 years. During the years of raising his family, he was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Church. Later, he was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church. See the whole obituary at the Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes website here. Cake is …