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Donald E. Smith, 89, Penn professor who loved India

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Donald E. Smith in front of the Taj Mahal in 2005. Donald E. Smith with his great-nephews at a celebration of his 80th birthday at the Main Line Unitarian Church in 2007. From left to right, they are Isaiah Paul, Naveen Ramanjulu, and Michael Ramanjulu. Slideshow icon Slideshow Expand icon Advertisment

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 26, for Donald E. Smith, 89, of Wayne, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, who died July 6 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at Bryn Mawr Hospital.

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Donald E. Smith

Born in Phoenixville, Chester County, Dr. Smith grew up in Berlin, N.J., where he read more

Vern Ehlers | Ex-congressman, 83

Vern Ehlers, 83, a research physicist and moderate Republican who represented a western Michigan congressional district for 17 years, died late Tuesday at a Grand Rapids nursing facility, Melissa Morrison, funeral director at Zaagman Memorial Chapel, said Wednesday.

Dr. Ehlers decided in 2010 against seeking reelection. He won the seat in a 1993 special election after serving 11 years in the Legislature read more

Iris R. Rainier

Iris R. (Burkhardt) Rainier of Florence passed away into God’s loving and eternal care Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Florence. She was 101.

Born in Florence, she was a lifelong resident, except for wintering in Florida, with her late husband for several years.

Iris was a graduate of St. Francis School of Nursing in Trenton. In her working years, she was the Bordentown read more

Eva M. West

Eva M. West of Willingboro died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro. She was 83.

Born in East Prussia, Germany, Eva was a longtime resident of Willingboro. She had worked as a salesperson for Strawbridge and Clothier and later Macy’s at the Burlington Center in Burlington Township until her retirement.

Eva enjoyed scrapbooking, crocheting, gardening read more

Joan V. Nichelson

Joan V. Nichelson of Gwynedd Estates in Ambler, formerly of Willow Grove, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. She was 86.

She was a devoted wife and mother. Professionally, she was a bookkeeper for 45 years for various companies in the Philadelphia area.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, William Nichelson; sister, Louise Vanyur; daughter, Nancy Nichelson (Vince Manti); and son, Bruce Nichelson read more

Joseph T. Whinney

Joseph T. Whinney of Morrisville died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. He was 48.

Born and raised in Bucks County, Joseph had been a lifelong resident of Morrisville. He attended St. John the Evangelist grade school and then graduated from Holy Ghost Prep and LaSalle University.

Joseph began his working career as a revenue officer with the IRS, and had been with Pacaar Financial for the past 15 years.

He was read more

David B. Konigsbauer

David B. Konigsbauer of Sellersville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Grand View Hospital, West Rockhill Township. He was 73.

He was the husband of Patricia A. (Moore) Konigsbauer. The couple had celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2017.

Born in Lansdale, Pa., he was the son of the late James J. and Martha S. (Brey) Konigsbauer.

David was employed as a forklift mechanic for read more

John “Doug” Schwartz

John ‘Doug’ Schwartz passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at his home in Bristol, Pa.

Born in Tamaqua, Pa., he had been a resident of Bristol since 1951. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by General Motors and Badenhausen Corp. and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; his son, John D. Schwartz Jr. and his wife, Martha; and his daughter, Virginia read more

Rhonda L. Fell

Rhonda L. Fell of Coopersburg, Pa. died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown. She was 48.

Rhonda was the beloved wife of 21 years to William B. Fell.

Born in Quakertown, Rhonda was the daughter of Joan Rosenberger Derstine and the late Earl Derstine.

She was a lifelong resident of Bucks County. She was a former resident of Churchville before moving recently moving read more

Mark Falkenstein Sr.

Mark “Marko” Falkenstein Sr. of Presidential Lakes Estates, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

Marko was a lover of life and a friend to all he met.

Beloved husband to Janet Pesce; father to Mark Falkenstein Jr. and Robert Falkenstein and “Poppi” to Robby and Mason Falkenstein, he was the son of Alvin Falkenstein and Fay Falkenstein and brother to Eric.

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CLEMENT, Mary V. (nee Martin) of North Bergen, formerly of West New York. Services private. Arrangements by: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen …


Edward F. Gaffin Woodbury, N.J. Edward F. Gaffin, age 79, of Woodbury, NJ, retired School Teacher/Educator departed this life on Aug. 14, 2017….

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