William-Schofield-1467126592William D. “Bill” Schofield, passed away on June 26, 2016 with his family at his side. He was 59. Husband of 32 years to Maureen (nee Sullivan) and loving father of Ann Marie, Will, and Jamie. Brother of Ronald Downs, the late Mary Ann Coyle (Tom), Gail Schofield, John Schofield (Wendy) and Steven Schofield. He also has many nieces, nephews, and friends, who he adored and who will miss him very much.

Bill was born in Camden, NJ and raised in Audubon, NJ. For the past 19 years, Bill and his family made their home in Yardley, PA. A graduate of Audubon High School and Saint Joseph’s University, he had a successful career in banking. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and Relationship Manager in the Public Finance Sector for PNC Bank, where he worked for 24 years.

Before serving on the Foundation Board of Directors for Thomas Edison State University, Bill served on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Trenton and Mercer County. His daughter also shares Bill’s strong commitment to the revitalization of Trenton and the surrounding area. Together, they founded a business which is focused on the residential redevelopment of Mercer County.

In his spare time, he enjoyed golf, fishing, and summer vacations in Sea Isle City with his family.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family for a Viewing on Thursday, June 30 from 7- 9 P.M. at Swartz/Givinish, 323 Washington Avenue, Newtown, PA. On Friday, July 1st, there will also be a Viewing from 9 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Morrisville, PA. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bill Schofield to the Salvation Army Canoga Park ARC, 21375 Roscoe Blvd. Canoga Park, CA 91304.

Romuald ‘Romeo’ Dobosz, died Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Arden Courts in Yardley. He was 87.

Born in Warsaw, Poland, Romeo was a 40-year resident of Fairless Hills. He was a survivor of the Warsaw uprising of 1944 when, as a teenage boy, he was a messenger for the resistance. He was wounded and captured by the Nazis and taken to Germany as a forced laborer. He returned to Poland after the end of World War II.

Romeo was an award winning floral designer who loved his craft. He worked as a florist in Poland, Austria and in the U.S. after immigrating here with his wife and daughter in 1974. He was employed by Simcox Flowers in Hamilton, N.J. and by Marazzo’s Manor Lane in Yardley. He retired at the age of 80, but continued to make floral arrangements for family and friends.

Romeo was the loving father of Elizabeth Patton and her husband, Tim; grandfather of Andrew and Eric; and brother of Wanda Olszak of Poland. He will also be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Kazimiera; his parents; and a sister, Zofia.

Family and friends are invited to call Saturday, June 25, from 11:30 a.m. until noon, at Saint John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, where his funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon. Interment will take place in Poland. 

Caterina Mannino of Newtown, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Chandler Hall Hospice, Newtown. She was 56.

Born in Sicily, Caterina lived in Fairless Hills before moving to Newtown 20 years ago.

Mrs. Mannino was, along with her husband, a co-owner of Mannino’s Restaurant in Morrisville. She loved gardening, but her greatest passion was taking care of her family. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Daughter of the late Ambrogio and Josephine (Volo) Musso, and mother of the late Mercedes Marie Mannino, she is survived by her loving husband, Antonino “Tony” Mannino; three children, Santina Mannino of Newtown, Vincenzo Mannino and Antonio Mannino, both of Morrisville; a sister, Franca Musso of Florence, Italy; two brothers, Pino Musso of Sicily and Andrea Musso of York, Pa.; two granddaughters, Caterina and Sophia Mannino; and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, June 13, at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Morrisville. Interment will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, River Rd., Yardley. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Mrs. Mannino’s name, be sent to Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, PA 18940.