Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Services will be held Friday
Wednesday, April 17
Charles Joseph Benz III of Southampton Estates died peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2013, at his residence. He was 72. Mr. Benz was the beloved husband of the late Patricia C. Burrows Benz. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Charles J. II and Maria Leahy Benz. Mr. Benz was a resident of Southampton for the past 6 years. He formerly lived in Holland. Before retiring in 1995, he was employed as an agent for the Internal Revenue Service in Philadelphia. He was a train enthusiast, especially of steam engine trains. Charles was a member of the National Railway Historical Society and was the founding member of the local chapter in Yardley. He enjoyed gardening and working on projects around his home. He also enjoyed photography…
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.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, March 17
Monday, March 11, 2013
Services for Tor W. Jansen, 82, of Southampton be held on Tuesday. He died March 7.
Monday, March 11
Tor W. Jansen, 82, of Southampton, died on March 7, 2013. Mr. Jansen was born in Oslo, Norway, the son of the late Rev. Ludvig and Gerda (Gundersen) Jansen, and came to America in 1947. He was the loving husband of May Jansen, with whom he had shared 57 years of marriage. Tor served four years in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1957. He received a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from San Jose State College and worked for the Naval Air Development Center in Warminster, PA for 28 years where he was awarded patents for his work. Tor personified faith with action. He was a very active member of St. Andrews and Lehman Memorial United Methodist churches. His home was always open to anyone who needed help. Over his …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Marie Zienkewicz, 89, was devoted to her faith and her family.
Monday, February 25
Marie E. (nee Wade) Zienkewicz, of Warminster, died tragically at her residence Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. She was 89. Mrs. Zienkewicz was the beloved wife of the late Stanley R. Zienkewicz; the loving mother of Stanley R. and his wife, Connie, Donna M. Burke and her husband, Gary, Lynnanne T. Gies and her husband, Bill, and Kevin P. She also is survived by seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Eleanor Keane. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Campbell and Thomas Funeral Home, 905 Second Street Pike, Richboro. Recitation of the rosary will be prior to her funeral Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church at 10:30 a.m. Her interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
John Graziano, 25, son of local florist Domenic Graziano died Thursday.
Sunday, February 17
John D. Graziano, of Warrington, died Thursday, Feb. 14. He was 25. Born in Abington, John was the beloved son of Joan L. (nee Meara) Graziano and Domenic S. Graziano, Jr., cherished grandson of Domenic S. Graziano, Sr. and the late Valeria, Joan Meara and the late Willard Meara, dear brother of Christina Graziano, Linda Graziano-Zellner and husband Brent, loving uncle of Joanie Zellner, Connor, Logan and Skyler Domurad, companion of Maggie Devlin, also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.was the resided He was currently employed as a Florist with Domenic Graziano Flowers and Gifts of Doylestown, Warminster and Southampton, PA and was a former graduate of Central Bucks West High School where he played goalie for the school…
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 …
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 …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
David Betz died suddenly on Friday. He was 36.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
William D. “David” Betz, JR., partner at Wm. Betz, Jr. Inc., died suddenly on May 25, 2012. He was 36. David was the loving son of Bill and Marilyn (nee Sokolis) Betz and beloved brother of Alexandra Little (Michael) and Victoria Hutz (Michael). Relatives, friends and employees of Wm. Betz Jr., Inc. are invited to his visitation Wednesday evening, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Louis A. DiGiacomo Funeral Home, Inc., 1055 Southampton Road, Philadelphia. Immediately following the visitation, services will be held at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the SPCA of Pennsylvania, 350 E. Erie Avenue, Phila. PA 19134. To leave condolences and sign the guestbook, click here.