|HARRIET B. ALTHOUSE
Harriet B. Althouse, age 88, of Foulkeways at Gwynedd, formerly of
Gwynedd Valley, died Thursday, April 5, 2001 in Abington Memorial Hospital,
Abington. She was the wife of the late James W. Althouse Jr., who preceded
her in death in 1978. The couple had been married for 36 years.
Born Nov. 3, 1912, in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late Marshall
C. and Maud (Bell) Piper. She was a graduate of the former West Chester
State Teacher's College in West Chester.
Mrs. Althouse taught the second grade and art in the North Penn School
District for many years and often commented that she had the pleasure of
teaching the children of her former students. Following her retirement
in 1974, she tutored reading.
As a world traveler, she visited many exciting destinations and loved
them all. She belonged to and traveled with a wine-tasting group by the
name of Tastevin.
Mrs. Althouse was a longtime member of the Church of the Messiah in
She was an amateur artist and potter with the Lansdale Art League.
She is survived by her daughter, Marsha J. Althouse of North Wales;
her son, James W. Althouse III and his wife, Sara J., of Hudson, OH; her
grandchildren, James D. Althouse and Caroline B. Althouse; her sisters,
Elizabeth Sheets, Catherine Smith and Suzanne May; and her sister-in-law,
Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral in the Church of the
Messiah, DeKalb Pike, Gwynedd, Monday, April 9 at 10:30 A.M. Interment
will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Sellersville. Contributions in her
memory may be made to the Church of the Messiah, P.O. Box 127, Gwynedd,
PA 19436. Arrangements are entrusted to the Longenecker Funeral Home in
DONNA LYN FEY
Donna Lyn Fey, age 45, died April 4, 2001. She was the wife of David
P. Greger Sr. of Whitpain Township.
Born Dec. 22, 1955 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Dorothy
M. (Fulton) Weinholt of St. Louis, MO and the late Ralph C. Fey. She graduated
from International High School in Seoul, Korea in 1972 and the University
of Hawaii in 1976.
Ms. Fey was a psychotherapist with Sadar Psychological Services, 450
North Wales Rd., Lansdale.
In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by two sons,
Mark. A. Greger and David P. Greger Jr.; grandsons, Matthew Greger and
Adam Greger; and her brother, Ralph C. Fey Jr.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her daughter,
Services will be private and are entrusted to the Longenecker Funeral
Home in North Wales. Contributions in Donna's memory may be made to the
charity of your choice.
LLOYD Y. MOYER
Lloyd Y. Moyer, age 79, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at the Rockhill
Mennonite Community in West Rockhill, where he had resided since February,
2000. He was the husband of Alice (Meyers) Moyer for 57 years.
Born in Blooming Glen, he was the son of the late Howard H. and Mayme
D. (Yoder) Moyer. He attended the former Hilltown High School for three
years and was a 1939 graduate of Souderton Area High School.
He worked as a well driller from 1940 to 1952. In 1952, he and his
wife moved to Killington, VT to assist in establishing Bethany Mennonite
Church in Bridgewater Corners, VT. Following that, he moved to Plymouth,
VT. From 1952 to 1985, he owned and operated his own well drilling business
in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Mr. Moyer was a former school director of Sherburne Elementary School
and Woodstock Central High School, both in Vermont.
In 1965, he assisted in establishing Bethany Birches Camp in Plymouth.
He and his wife were charter members and served on the board of the camping
He was a member of Bethany Mennonite Church, where he formerly taught
Sunday school and served on various committees. Since returning to Pennsylvania,
he attended Blooming Glen Mennonite Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Judith Eileen
Moyer of Kankakee, IL and Jennifer Suzanne Moyer of Telford; three sons,
Bradley Dean Moyer and his wife, Ann, of San Diego, CA, and Daniel Lee
Moyer and Stephen Clayton Moyer and his wife, Naomi, all of Plymouth; and
Mr. Moyer was preceded in death by one granddaughter; and two half
brothers, Samuel Y. Moyer and Howard Y. Moyer.
Friends may call on the family Tuesday from 1 to 2 PM at the Rockhill
Mennonite Community, 3250 State Rd., West Rockhill, and Wednesday from
10 to 11 A.M. in Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, 713 Blooming Glen Rd.,
Blooming Glen. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 AM in Blooming
Glen Mennonite Church. Interment will be at the family's convenience in
Calvin Coolidge Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial contributions may be made
to either Bethany Mennonite Church, Box 145, Bridgewater Corners, VT 05035
or Bethany Birches Camp, Lynds Hill Road, Plymouth, VT 05056. Arrangements
are by Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home in Souderton.
NANCY A. BARNDT
Nancy A. (Allebach) Barndt, 68, of Souderton, died Tuesday, August
2, 2001, at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was preceded
in death by her husband, J. Roy B. "Barney" Barndt, in April of 1999.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Those desiring may
make memorials in her memory to the Grand View Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave.,
Sellersville, PA 18960. Arrangements are by the David R. Sadler Funeral
Ella Landes Clemmer, 91, died Thursday, August 2, 2001, in Grand View
Hospital, West Rockhill Twp. She was the wife of the late Willis H. Clemmer,
who died in 1952. She lived in the Souderton area all her life and moved
to the Souderton Mennonite Homes about 1993.
Born in Franconia Twp., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Sallie
During her younger years, she worked as a seamstress at the former
Sun Lite Shop in Souderton. Later, she was employed as a nurse's aide at
the Rockhill Mennonite Community and Dock Meadows.
Mrs. Clemmer was a longtime member of Plains Mennonite Church and participated
in the activities of the women's sewing circle.
She enjoyed quilting, reading, cooking and entertaining.
Surviving are her daughter, Ruth C. Gahman and her husband, George
Edward "Ed", of Wysox; two grandchildren, Don Edward Gahman and his wife,
Marilyn, and Connie L. Gahman, and her fiancé, William Meyers; and
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons,
Lawrence Clemmer, in 1940 and Arden Clemmer, in 1952; two sisters; and
Friends may call Sunday, Aug. 5, from 6 to 7 PM at the Souderton Mennonite
Homes or Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Plains Mennonite Church, 51 Orvilla
Rd., Hatfield, PA 19440. A funeral service will be at 10:30 AM. Interment,
adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may
be made to Plains Mennonite Church, address above. Arrangements by Huff
& Lakjer Funeral Home in Lansdale.
ELIZABETH F. DIEHL
Elizabeth F. (Howison) Diehl, 86, of Telford, died Thursday, August
2, 2001. She was the beloved wife of the late George H. Diehl.
She was the dear sister of Charles Howison and Laura Dischert. She
is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral service Tuesday, Aug.
7, at 11 AM at Victory Fellowship Church in Tylersport, where the family
will receive friends from 10:30 AM until the time of service. Interment
will be in Faulker Swamp Cemetery, New Hanover Twp. Arrangements by the
Falco, Caruso & Leonard Funeral Homes, Pennsauken, NJ.
PHYLLIS E. POTSON
Phyllis E. Potson, 84, a longtime resident of Lansdale, died Thursday,
August 2, 2001, in LifeQuest Nursing Center in Quakertown. She was preceded
in death by her husband of more than 57 years, Andrew D. Potson, in 1993.
Born in Forest City, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Antionetta
Mrs. Potson was a member of St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale.
She was a loving mother to six children, Lorraine Hoffman and her husband,
Allyn, of Lansdale, Gerrie Lear and her husband, Joseph, of Perkasie, Richard
Potson and his wife, Ginger, of Chicago, Andrew Potson Jr. and his wife,
Elizabeth, of Souderton, David Potson and his wife, Gwen, of Fort Collins,
CO, Terry Smith and her husband, Kevin, of Elk, CA. Also surviving are
13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Prusinski
and his wife, Betty, of the Manayunk section of Philadelphia; and one sister,
Jean Prusinski of New Milford.
She was preceded in death by one son, Thomas, in 1941; one sister,
Theresa Galonsky; and two brothers, Joseph and Harry Potson.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass Monday,
August 6, at 10 AM in St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale. Interment, St.
John Neumann Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Monday
from 9 to 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made
to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (for the Children's Foundation),
34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Arrangements are
by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home in Lansdale.
ALICE ANN STEPHENS
Alice Ann Stephens, 76, of Telford, died late Thursday, August 2, 2001,
in the skilled nursing unit of the Gwynedd Square Nursing Center in Upper
Gwynedd, where she was a patient since May of this year.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Bonner)
Dowling. She was a 1952 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Philadelphia
and entered the Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital's School of Nursing in Philadelphia,
where she received a degree in 1955.
She was a registered nurse working at the Lutheran Community At Telford
for many years.
In the past, she was a Telford Borough councilwoman, Telford mayoral
candidate, Democratic committee women and was an active member of the Indian
Valley Democrats for many years.
Ms. Stephens was a member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Hatfield.
She is survived by her friend and companion, Jim Regan of Telford;
a son, John H. Stephens and his wife, Arlene, of Perkiomenville; two daughters,
Moira Stephens Smith of Souderton and Meghan Gorman and her husband, John
Jay, of Telford; four grandsons, Corey Smith, Evan and Max Gorman and Ian
Stephens; and eight nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by twin stillborn daughters; two sisters,
Alice Ann Dowling and Patricia Murphy; and a brothers, John Dowling.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 10:30
AM at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1601 Derstine Road, Hatfield.
Interment, Sellersville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the
church from 9:30 to 10:30 AM prior to the Mass. There will not be a viewing.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the Grand View
Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960. Arrangements by the David
R. Sadler Funeral Home, Telford.