Obituaries

Obituaries

You can see the last farewells from families and loving ones who keep the warmest memories.

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us. Below are the recent obituaries left by loving ones, friends, relatives and sincerest condolences extended to the families


Margaret H. Endy
Margaret H. (Heimbach) Endy, 93, widow of Leon Dahms Endy, of Gilbertsville, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Frederick Living. Born in Colebrookdale Township, she was the daughter of the late Calvin B. and Mamie (Stauffer) Heimbach. She was employed for 41 years by Devon Knitting Mill, Eshbach and H & R Manufacturing,
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John A. Marcheski, Jr.
John “Jack” A. Marcheski, Jr., 79, husband of Miriam “Mim” (Swavely) Marcheski, of Boyertown passed away at home on Friday, January 15, 2021. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Jack was the son of the late John A. Marcheski, Sr. and Florence (Grocki) Marcheski. After graduating from St. Anthony of Padua in New York, Jack went on to
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Arlene M. Hess
Arlene M. (Wentzel) Hess, 89, widow of Laverne O. Hess, of Bechtelsville, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Frederick Living. Born in Gilbertsville, she was the daughter of the late Ida (Moser) Wentzel and Elmer Wentzel. Arlene was employed by Boyertown Apparel as a seamstress. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran
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David G. Merkel
David G. Merkel June 6, 1944 – January 2, 2021   David George Merkel, age 76, husband of Sylvia Ruth (Wilcox) Merkel of Altoona, PA passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at UPMC Altoona Hospital.   Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Warren and Emma (Hoffman) Merkel. His step- father was
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Manuel Levonuk, Jr.
Manuel Levonuk, Jr., 90, widower of Irma (Kunsman) Levonuk, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Chestnut Knoll. Born in Franklin, New Jersey, Manuel was the son of the late Manuel Levonuk, Sr., and Christine (Tomchak) Levonuk. Following high school, Manuel was drafted and joined the Marines where he served during the Korean War. 
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Dorothy M. Prutzman
Dorothy Marie (Wagner) Prutzman, 91, Widow of George V. Prutzman, passed away on January 4, 2021. Born in Pottstown, PA, Dorothy was the daughter of Earle G. and Mary (Dorsam) Wagner and graduated from Pottstown High School. She worked at Mistee Lingerie in Boyertown. Dorothy was pleased to have been recognized by the Valley Forge
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Leon M. Heydt
Leon M. Heydt Jr., 85, widower of Eleanor (Haas) Heydt, of Oley, passed away on December 25, 2020. Born in Pottstown Pa, he was the son of the late Leon D. Heydt and Margaret (Moyer) Heydt. Leon attended Boyertown Area High School. At the age of 18, he was drafted and served for two years
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Linda J. Lyle
Linda J. (Montrose) Lyle, 72, wife of David Lyle, of Boyertown, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Vivian Marie (Price) Montrose and Joseph Montrose. Linda was a graduate of Pottsgrove Senior High School. She was employed by Boyertown High School as
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Robert Coda Snell
Robert Coda Snell, 37, of Pottstown, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Born in Turnersville, New Jersey, he was the son of Elaine (Hedgepeth) Snell and Robert E. Lloyd Jr. Robert attended Delsea Regional High School and went on to work in construction. He was an avid sports fan. Surviving in addition to his
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Beulah Leister
Beulah Eleanora (Heimbach) Leister, 94, of Lewes, Delaware Beulah Eleanora (Heimbach) Leister, 94, passed on from this life Sunday, November 22, 2020 at her home in Boyertown, PA where she resided with her daughter, Linda Shalaway and family. Beulah was born July 23, 1926 in Frederick, PA. She was the daughter of the late Thomas
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Carl Metzger
Carl Metzger, 75, husband of Donna E. (Schaeffer) Metzger, of Boyertown, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Reading Hospital. Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Josephine M. (Pyle) Metzger and John Edmund Metzger. Carl was employed by Cabot Corporation in Boyertown where he did swedging on precision metals. He
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David R. Koch
David R. Koch, 73, of Boyertown, husband of Pamela (Koons) Koch, died peacefully at home with his family by his side. Dave was the son of the late Calvin and Blanche (Scholl) Koch. In addition to his wife of twenty four years, Dave is survived by three sons: Joseph Amwake, Chip Amwake and Nathan Babb
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