20150719_154743701_0Vincent DeBronze died peacefully Saturday, July 18, 2015, at his home in Yardley.

He was born in Morrisville in 1922, to Pasquale and Lucia DeBronze. He attended Morrisville High School, where he was a three letter athlete and later inducted into the Hall of Fame. Vincent honorably served in the U.S. Army Signal Corp during World War II and continued to be a lifelong supporter of veterans’ causes. He was the proprietor of Morrisville Motors for over 50 years, the business founded by his brother, James Aversano prior to his death.

Vincent was preceded in death by his siblings, Fanny (Aversano) Caldararo, Antoinette (Aversano) Foti, Rose (Aversano) Gervasio, James Aversano, and Annie (DeBronze) Mennel.
Vincent was dedicated to his family. He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Germani) DeBronze; his son, Vincent DeBronze; his son and daughter-in-law, James and Rosanne Aversano; and his daughter and son-in-law, Carol and William Hartigan Jr. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, James Aversano III, William Hartigan III, Joelle (Aversano) Mileski, Joseph Hartigan, Caroline (Hartigan) Mancini and their spouses, as well as nine great-grandchildren. Vincent had a large extended family that includes many nieces, nephews and cousins; in particular his oldest nephew, Ralph Gervasio, who lovingly cared for Vincent over the last few years.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Yardley. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Trenton, N.J. Friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.

55a4d6a33b26a.imageLois K. Daley died, surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, July 11, 2015, at her home, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was 54.

Born in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Louis and Irene (Flayhart) Wilms, and formerly of Mayfair and Warminster, Lois had been a resident of Morrisville for the last 15 years.

She was a board member and loyal supporter of Pennsbury Ice Hockey. Lois loved her visits to Las Vegas, Nev.

Beloved wife of James for 29 years, Lois was the loving mother of James P. Jr., Jessica V. and Jacquelyn I., and Ryan L. Daley. She was the sister of Irene Myland, Mary Deery (Joseph), Harry Wilms (Cheryl); and aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call from 6 until 9 p.m. Thursday, and from 9 until 10:15 a.m. Friday, at James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Morrisville. The Rite of Committal will follow in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne.

Memorial contributions in her name may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

559b9f64a34d6.imageMary S. O’Neil of Yardley, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. She was 87.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Mary lived in Yardley since 1959, before moving to Attleboro Retirement Village in Langhorne eight years ago.

Mrs. O’Neil was a member of the Lower Makefield Women’s Club, and was very active with the Attleboro Scholarship Fund and the Attleboro Library.

Daughter of the late William and Nellie (Callahan) Salmon, and wife of the late W. Henry O’Neil, she is survived by three sons, Michael W. O’Neil (and Kathleen Layton) of Newtown, J. Patrick (and Rea Boylan) O’Neil of Blooming Glen, Pa., and Robert J. O’Neil of Doylestown; a sister, Frances (and Al) Cataldo of Upper Gwynedd, Pa.; six grandchildren, Christopher, Shannon, Kevin, Patrick, and Sean O’Neil and Laura Thomas; three great grandchildren, Grace, Emma, and Veronica; four nieces; and several cousins and extended family in Ireland.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Morrisville, PA 19067. Friends may call Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment in St. Ignatius Cemetery will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions, in Mary’s name, be made to the Attleboro Scholarship Fund, 290 E. Winchester Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047.