20150921_141046129_0Rosemary A. (Dehner) Groark, age 93, of Fairless Hills, PA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Crestview Center, Langhorne, PA. Born in Pittston, PA, Mrs. Groark lived in Morrisville, PA for 40 years before moving to Fairless Hills in 1996.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a registered nurse at Pittston Hospital. Rosemary was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Yardley. She was an avid Phillies fan, but most of all enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Baumgartner) Dehner and wife of the late Joseph T. Groark, she is survived by 6 children, Thomas M. Groark of Langhorne, Michael J. Groark of Mt. Laurel, NJ, Ellen M. Hricko of Morrisville, Patricia G. Fell and Eileen M. Ronan of Hamilton Twp., NJ, and Joann T. Groark of Schwenksville, PA, a brother Carl Dehner of Champion, MI, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her funeral mass at 9:30 AM on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, PA. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, PA.

Friends may call Wednesday evening from 7-9 PM, and on Thursday morning from 8-9 AM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, mass cards would be appreciated.

20150905_121230267_0Mary T. (McGlinchey) Dawson, age 75, of Yardley, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at Chandler Hall in Newtown, PA. Born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, Mrs. Dawson moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. She lived in Philadelphia and graduated from Little Flower High School, moving to Yardley 38 years ago.

Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Dawson was employed as a reservation sales agent with Amtrak for 35 years, where she received the Presidential Award. She was a member of the Big Sisters, was an amazing cook, and loved yard sales. Mary enjoyed shopping at and supporting St. Mary’s Thrift Shop.

Wife of the late Robert J. Dawson, Sr., and mother of the late Stephen John Dawson, she is survived by a son Robert J. (Carole Moore) Dawson, Jr. of Philadelphia, a daughter Amy Maria (John) Diesel of Worcester, PA, a sister Maureen (Richard) DeFranco of Cinnaminson, NJ, three grandchildren Olivia, Johnny, and Lauren Diesel, and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her funeral mass at 11 AM on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, PA. Her interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, River Rd., Yardley, PA.

Friends may call Wednesday morning from 9-11 AM at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Mrs. Dawson’s name be sent to St. Mary’s Thrift Shop, 140 N. Pine St., Langhorne, PA 19047