Friday, May 24, 2013
Mays’ funeral will be Friday.
Olive C. (Joyce) Mays, formerly of Willow Grove, died Monday, May 20, at the Philadelphia Protestant Home. She was 95. Mays was the widow of James F. Mays and the mother of Michael Richard and Kathleen Staerk. Mays is also survived by five grandchildren and one great-grandson. See the initial obit on Phillyburbs.com. Mays was a member of St. David Church in Willow Grove, and a former employee of the Upper Moreland School District. A memorial Mass will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Road, Philadelphia. Friends may call at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Philadelphia National Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Joseph J. McGoldrick Funeral Home, 507 West Ave., Jenkintown.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A funeral service will be held Thursday.
Tuesday, May 14
John Rippert, of Willow Grove, died Saturday, May 11 at St. Joseph’s Manor. He was 92. Born in Dabas, Hungary, he was the son of the late Andreas and Kathryn (nee Rau) Rippert. He was the husband of the late Anna Rippert; father of Gunther J. Rippert and Ingrid A. Hartley and her husband Michael; grandfather of Nicole and Michael Hartley and Daniel and Heidi Rippert. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Manor, 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. Arrangements are by Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, Willow Grove.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Three shoppers at Macy's are arrested for carrying unlicensed weapons; a woman is scammed out of $11K in Walmart parking lot.
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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Several high-ranking politicos, including Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Mitt Romney and Bill Clinton are spending the last few days before the election in Montgomery County in a last big push to mobilize voters.
With only a few days left until the election, candidates and their proxies are making the rounds in some of the battleground states this weekend, including Pennsylvania. Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, made a few campaign stops in Montgomery County this weekend – in Media on Friday and then in Norristown, West Chester, Germantown and the Northeast on Saturday. On her Saturday stops, she was accompanied by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. In Norristown on Saturday, the pair spoke to a full house at the Obama For America campaign headquarters at 1729 Markley Street. Dr. Biden thanked the crowd for their continued support and noted that Montgomery County, where she said grew up, would be key to an Obama-Biden…
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden was among those to speak about the 82-year-old former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania who died Sunday.
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) was remembered by loved ones Tuesday as a man of independence, virtue and influence, with well over 1,000 people, including Vice President Joe Biden, filling a suburban Philadelphia synagogue for his funeral. Har Zion Temple in Lower Merion Township's Penn Valley held the 90-minute ceremony before Specter, who died Sunday at 82 in his Philadelphia home, was to be buried in Huntington Valley. Pallbearers wheeled his American flag-draped casket out of the temple as Frank Sinatra's "My Way" played. Before the funeral, the Specter family greeted a steady stream of mourners that began pouring in more than two hours early. Many of those who waited were heard talking politics, as might be expected at the …
Specter, the former U.S. senator, died Sunday at 82.
The funeral for former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) will be held at noon Tuesday at Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley. The service is open to the public; cameras and recording devices are prohibited. The burial will take place at Shalom Memorial Park in Huntingdon Valley following the service. Among those expected to attend the funeral is Vice President Joe Biden, USA Today reported. Har Zion's (610-667-5000) address is 1500 Hagys Ford Road, less than a mile from the Gladwyne exit (Exit 337) from the Schuylkill Expressway. Specter, 82, died Sunday at his home in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood. Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags in Pennsylvania to fly at half-staff until sundown Tuesday, in memory of Specter. Check back …
Vice President Joe Biden plans to attend the service. Specter, the former U.S. senator, died Sunday at 82.
A funeral for former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) will be held at noon Tuesday at Har Zion Temple in Lower Merion, Montgomery County. The service is open to the public; cameras and recording devices are prohibited. Specter will then be buried in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery County. Among those expected to attend the funeral is Vice President Joe Biden, USA Today reported. Har Zion's address is 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Narberth, PA 19072; it is less than a mile from the Gladwyne exit (Exit 337) of Interstate 76. The temple's phone number is 610-667-5000, and general email inquiries are accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Specter, 82, died Sunday at his home in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood. Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all flags in …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The former U.S. Senator fought a long battle with cancer.
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter died Sunday, according to CNN, at age 82 in his Philadelphia home. Specter represented Pennsylvania in the Senate for 30 years. Specter started as a Democrat but switched to the Republican party before being elected to the U.S. Senate. The senator made headlines in 2009 when he switched to the Democratic Party. Specter announced his diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease in 2005. He underwent multiple treatments of chemotherapy and finally succumbed to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Sunday. Sen. Pat Toomey released the following statement, “A man of sharp intelligence and dogged determination, Sen. Specter dedicated his life to public service and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. His impact on our state and public policy …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
For 40 years he was a public school instrumental music teacher having taught at Conshohocken High School, Upper Moreland School District, and Wissahickon School District.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Harry Adam Yutzler, Jr., 83, formerly of Maple Glen, died at Springhouse Estates on September 11, 2012. He was the son of the late Dr. Harry A. Yutzler and Martha L. Yutzler and loving husband of Joanne (Trupp) for 46 years. He was a graduate of the William Penn Charter School, Class of 1947 and from Temple University with bachelors and masters degrees in music education. He served proudly in the U.S. Army with the 8th Army Honors Band in Seoul, Korea during the Korean conflict. For 40 years he was a public school instrumental music teacher having taught at Conshohocken High School, Upper Moreland School District, and Wissahickon School District. He was the director of a trumpet quartet, The Harmony Trumpeters. Each July 4th for 50 years…
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Asplundh led the tree firm that bears his name, was a past president of the Jenkintown Chamber of Commerce and was a board member of Abington Memorial Hospital.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Paul S. Asplundh, of Huntingdon Valley, died Wednesday of bladder cancer at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He was 81. Born in Bryn Athyn, Asplundh was an Air Force radio communications officer. He was a Penn State University alumnus, having graduated in 1954. Asplundh, a son of Griffith Asplundh, was one of three brothers who began the tree business in 1928. See the full obituary here on Philly.com