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


Richard G. Norris
Richard Glen Norris, 87, husband of Susan (McDonnell) Norris, of Gilbertsville, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 4, 2022. Born in Pottstown, Richard was the son of the late John Norris and Pearl (Gauger) Norris. Richard served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for forty years as a vending
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Mary Jean Schantz
Mary Jean Schantz, age 84, peacefully passed away at her home on December 1. Born October 13, 1938, the only child to Llewelyn and Edith Groff. She was born and raised in Minnesota, and moved to Pennsylvania as a young woman. She became the wife to Roy Schantz in 1965, and they made their home
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Ernest R. Conrad
Ernest R. Conrad, 83, widower of Florence (Halley) Conrad, husband of Virginia (Schneider) Conrad, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. He was formerly from Boyertown and resided in Zieglerville. Born in Colebrookdale, Ernest was the son of the late Ernest Calvin Conrad and Ethel (Nester) Bainbridge. He was a stepson to the
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George Freyer, Jr.
George Freyer, Jr., 89, of Gilbertsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Douglass Township, George was the son of the late George Freyer, Sr. and Lizzie (Mutter) Freyer. George attended Boyertown Area High School and served in the army. He worked for many years as a foreman at
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Marion G. Bartman
Marion G. (Sell) Bartman, 90, widow of Junior Bartman, passed away at home on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Born in Pottstown, Marion was the daughter of the late Charles Sell and Ida (Ziegenfuss) Sell. Marion was a loving wife and mother who devoted herself to her husband and six children. Marion was a member of St. Andrew’s
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Martha S. Kehl
Martha (Shellaway) Kehl, 92, widow of John H. Kehl, of Zieglerville, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2022, at Pottstown Hospital. Born in Perkiomenville, Martha was the daughter of the late Roman Shellaway and Theodora (Takach) Shellaway. Martha was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bechtelsville. She worked for forty-two years as an
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Violet M. Bruni
Violet M. Bruni, 70, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at Parkhouse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.Born in Phoenixville, Violet was the daughter of Harry Y. Moyer and Edith (Eberhart) Moyer.Violet was employed for the past eighteen years with Simco/ Ion in Hatfield as a line worker.Violet loved watching game shows, and General Hospital, she
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Bruce L. Bartman
Bruce L. Bartman Sr., 68, husband of Bonnie (Gamler) Bartman, of Boyertown, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Pottstown, Bruce was the son of the late Junior Bartman and Marion (Sell) Bartman. Bruce was self-employed and was co-owner of Bartman’s Plumbing, Heating, and Air
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Beulah Hutt
Beulah Hutt, 93, of Perkiomenville, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2022, at Promedica, in Pottstown. Born in Perkiomenville, Beulah was the daughter of the late Oliver H. Hutt and Annie S. (Imbody) Hutt. Beulah worked most of her life on the family farm helping out where she was needed. She was also A seamstress
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Leon Houp
Leon Houp, 83, husband of Barbara (Guinther) Houp, to whom he was married for 57 years, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2022 at Barclay Friends, in West Chester. Born in Oley on May 12, 1939, he was the son of the late Lester Houp and Katie (Strunk) Houp. He was employed as a rate
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Howard R. Moser, Jr.
Howard R. Moser, Jr., 84, husband of Barbara (Eschbach) Moser, passed at Frederick Living on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Born in Barto, Howard was the son of the late Howard Moser and Sallie (Renninger) Moser. Howard was a third-generation dairy farmer on the farm near Niantic, purchased by his grandfather Jonathan around 1890. In 1970
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Norman A. Kulp, Sr.
Norman A. Kulp, Sr. September 18, 1937 – October 20, 2022 Norman was the son of Joshua and Mabel (Kemmerer) Kulp. Norman was 85 years 1 month and 2 days old. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Esther (Gresh) and five children. Debra, widow of Robert Durco, Beverly, Norman, Jr., husband of
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