20140822_161158147_20Rose H. Kupiec, age 86, of Morrisville, PA, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home. Born in Trenton, she lived in Trenton before moving to Morrisville 63 years ago.

Mrs. Kupiec was a graduate of Trenton Central High School, Class of 1946. She enjoyed cooking and traveling throughout the world. She loved to collect porcelain figurines.

Daughter of the late Walter and Rose (Szymkowiak) Strycharz, and wife of the late Alphonso S. Kupiec, she is survived by a son and daughter in law, Robert J. and Susan M. Kupiec of Doylestown, PA, and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Rd., Morrisville, PA 19067. Interment will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA. 

Friends may call Tuesday morning from 7:30-9AM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA (www.hooperfuneralchapel.com). 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.donate.cancer.org or to the Macular Degeneration Foundation, www.eyesight.org.

20140811_144036619_0Edward L. Mc Kenna, 85, of Morrisville, PA died Saturday August 9, 2014 at his home in Morrisville.

Born in Orange, NJ Mr. McKenna has been a resident of Morrisville for over 55 years moving here from Parsippany, NJ. Mr. McKenna retired as a machinist for Public Service Electric and Gas Company where he had worked for over 40 years.

Mr. McKenna was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a graduate of Verona High School class of 1947. Mr. McKenna was a Scout Master for Troop # 46, he was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. McKenna was a little league coach for the Pennsbury Athletic Association. He was an avid fan of the NY Yankee’s and the NY Giants he enjoyed all types of sports. Mr. McKenna also was an avid stamp and coin collector.

Husband of the late Viola F. (Smith) McKenna and brother of the late John and Walter McKenna, he is survived by one daughter, Kathleen A. Lincoln, of Westminster, MD; four sons, Kevin J. McKenna, of Levittown, PA; Timothy K, McKenna and his wife, Joanne, of Levittown, PA; Brian J. McKenna and his wife Betsy, of Levittown, PA; Terrance J. Mc Kenna and his wife Irene, of Levittown, PA; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 12:00 noon in St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Big Oak and Makefield Roads, Morrisville, PA under the direction of the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville.., PA.
Relatives and friends may call at the funeral chapel on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 7 to 9:00 P.M. and on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 10:30 A.M. until time for departing for the Mass.

In Lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made out in his name to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Linda L. Young of Morrisville, died on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She was 64 years old.

Born in Cobleskill, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late William D. and Frances M. Collins Shafer.

Linda had been employed by US Filter and Siemens Water Technologies.

Linda was a caring mother and devoted wife.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Jay; and her children, Christine, J. Aaron, and Stephen; and her brother, Roger Shafer (Linda).

Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Linda’s name may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 555 North Lane – Suite 5010, Conshohocken, PA 19428. 

20131119_161024482_0Mary (Devitt) Lohan, age 89, of Morrisville, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at Chandler Hall Hospice. Born in Philadelphia, she had lived in Morrisville for 53 years.

She began her career as an accounting clerk with the Pennsylvania Railroad. Mary also worked at Bake Rite Rolls in Bensalem for 20 years. She was a parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Church in Lower Makefield. Mary was also a former volunteer at St. Mary Medical Center and was a founding member of the Ladies of St. John. Her favorite pastime was knitting.

Daughter of the late John and Marie (Carey) Devitt, wife of the late Edward J. Lohan, and grandmother of the late Eric Von Badins, she is survived by 5 children, Edward J. (and Jane) Lohan, Jr. of Riverton, NJ, Marianne (and James) Von Badins of Morrisville, Sean (and Cathy) Lohan of Wood Ranch, CA, Maureen Lohan of Palmyra, NJ, and Michael (and Anne) Lohan of Summit, NJ, 2 brothers, John P. (and Ann) Devitt of Norristown, PA and Edward Devitt, of Latrobe, PA, 5 grandchildren, Jennifer and Stefani Lohan, Kathryn Liebhaber, and Ryan and Matthew Lohan, 2 great grandchildren Lilly and Sienna Faulls and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass at 2 PM on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Big Oak and Makefield Rds., Morrisville, PA. Interment will follow in St. Ignatius Cemetery, Yardley.

Friends may call from 1-2 PM at the Church on Thursday.

150x234-2334474Marie H. (Gannon) Kolanko, died on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. She was 82.

Born in Philadelphia to the late Helen (Cassidy) and John Gannon, Marie was a resident of Upper Southampton, since 1967.

Marie was the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Kolanko; loving mother of Kathleen Greway (John), Helene, Frank (Kathleen), Laurie Anne Wajda (George), and Amy Ruta (Sam); proud grandmother of Samuel, Mary Paige, Erin, Isabella, Frankie, Sal, Jamie, Nolan, Crosby, Rocco, and the late Vincent.

Marie’s family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Yardley, Pa. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Marie will be laid to rest in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, Pa.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bucks County Association for the Blind, 400 Freedom Dr. Newtown, PA 18940.

5281f1b96f28e.preview-300-1Elizabeth M. ‘Betty’ Hertkorn of Lower Makefield Township died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. She was 67.

Born in Philadelphia, daughter of Elizabeth Keis Toman and the late Arthur Toman, she resided in Lower Makefield for the past 35 years.

Mrs. Hertkorn was pre-school teacher at the Crossing Cooperative Nursery School in Washington Crossing for 22 years. She was graduated from Nazareth Academy in Philadelphia.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lower Makefield; She served as a eucharist minister and was involved with Marriage Prep programs. Betty was also a volunteer at St. Mary Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Isabella Martin.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Donald R. Hertkorn; a daughter and son-in-law, Debra Jean and Scott Martin of Jackson, N.J.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Michelle Hertkorn of Lower Makefield and Michael and Rachel Hertkorn of Feasterville; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Stacey Toman of Morrisville; cousin and best friend, Anne McMullin; and nine grandchildren, Sean, Bryan, Emily, Ashley, Amanda and Kaylee Martin, Kaya and Madison Hertkorn, and Michael Hertkorn Jr.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m., Thursday, at St. John the Evangelist Church, Lower Makefield. Family and friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Elizabeth Hertkorn to Fox Chase Cancer Center, Attn: Lung Cancer Nurse Navigator Program, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111 or through foxchase.org\giving. 

Marie Lavey of Langhorne and Boca Raton passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 26, 2013; she was 80 years old. Marie was born in Ireland on January 29, 1933, the daughter of Thomas and Mary Egan. She came to the United States in 1956; she settled and raised her family in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Marie ran a successful catering business in Newton, PA before she eventually retired.

Marie was the ultimate host; she loved entertaining and arranging fabulous parties. She also enjoyed traveling with Alfred; making new friends and discovering the world. She was a woman of many facets and charms.

Marie is survived by her loving husband Alfred; devoted sons Glenn and his wife Sandra, Frank and his wife Krislyn, and Neil; cherished grandchildren Shawn, Kelly, Jade, and Jack. She also leaves behind her sisters Anne Fagan and Rosaline Kunick; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. She leaves a legacy of love and precious memories; she will be forever missed.

Relatives and friends may call on Sunday, November 3rd from 6 to 9 PM at the Swartz/Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave., Newtown. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November, 4 at 9:30 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA. Interment will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newton, PA.

Eileen Cassin Gallen Bademan died after a 12 month battle with cancer on Thursday, July 25, 2013. She was 49.

2177914Born in Glenside, Eileen has been residing in Yardley, PA for the past 10 years.

Eileen was graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, PA in 1982 and received a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing form Villanova University in 1986. She was a Registered Nurse at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne since 2009. St. Mary’s honored Eileen with the “Eileen Gallen Inspirational Award”, an honor that will be awarded annually to recognize “the spirit of nursing and those who inspire us to be more.”

Eileen also was a well-respected Editorial Manager for HealthCom Media (2006-2009); Clinical Manager, Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins (1998-2006), where she proudly published A Daybook for Critical Care Nurses (journal of inspiration with quotes, ideas and clinical tips) and contributed to the annual publication of Nurses Drug Handbook; a staff nurse in the ICU at Williamsport Hospital (1991-1998); and a staff nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1986-1991).

Eileen will be remembered for being kind, compassionate and hilarious! She loved the beach and above all, she loved her family and friends.

Daughter of Joseph and Joan Cassin, Eileen was the beloved wife of Steve Bademan. Eileen was the loving mother of Lauren and Kate and stepmother of Nicole, Sarah and Steven. Eileen was adored by her siblings, Tom Cassin (Bonnie), Mary Rude (Robert), Margaret Carpi (David) and Dr. Maureen Cassin (Dr. Barry Kenneally) and niece/nephews Mary and Joseph Cassin, and Austin Carpi. She was cherished by her in-laws, Charles Sr. and Kathleen Bademan, Charles Bademan Jr. (Kathleen); Charles III and Sean; Kathleen Galliher (Jeffrey) and Breann.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 5 until 10 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 until 9 a.m. at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 2200 Trenton Rd., Levittown. Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church followed by Rite of Committal at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.pancan.org.




20130712_083254944_2Catherine C. (DeFazio) Bender was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was loved by all who knew her.

Catherine was born November 21, 1937 at the family home in Morrisville, PA. She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary DeFazio. Catherine grew up in Bristol, PA. Catherine was raised with three siblings Joe, Bob, and Rosemarie. 

Catherine attained the Highest Academic Average at St. Ann’s school in Bristol. Catherine graduating from Bristol High School in 1955, where she was voted Most Popular and Assistant Editor-in-Chief for her high school newspaper, “The Rambler.” Catherine was captain of the color guard and secretary of the “Tri-Hi-Y club and Student Court.

While raising five children Catherine earned her Associates in Science of Nursing (1973) from Bucks County Community College on a full scholarship. Catherine maintained a 4.0 GPA and continuously made the Dean’s List while attaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (1979) from College of New Jersey – graduated Magna Cum Laude. She earned her Master of Arts in Public Health Administration (1990) from Rider University – graduated with Distinction. PhD in Health Administration (2008) from Warren University.

 A good friend to all who knew her Catherine had several very close friends. Her childhood friends were Hilda Hamm, Joyce Rauch, Joyce and Delores Rago other later in life her close friends included Katherine Cox, June Scott, Nancy Singer, Kathleen Coughlin, and Kay Taddei.

On September 21, 1963 Catherine exchanged wedding vows with Richard Bender at St. Ann’s Church of Bristol, PA and began fulfilling her dream of a house full of love and laughter. Catherine was a devoted mother, committed to making her new family happy and was blessed with five children, Maria, Carolyn, David, Diane and JoAnn. One of Catherine’s greatest gift came from spending time with each of her grandchildren, Ashley, Caitlyn, Melissa, Leah, Heather, Joseph and Joshua.

Catherine enjoyed working showing a strong work ethic, Catherine worked diligently and did her best to succeed in her career. Her primary occupation was as a Registered Nurse and all throughout Catherine’s career in nursing she was a patient advocate. Catherine was a a team player, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done.

Catherine enjoyed learning, traveling with her husband and spending twas a doer and always actively involved in professional and community organizations. In high school, Catherine was a member of the Student Court, “TRI-HI-Y,” and “The Rambler.”. Throughout her later years, Catherine was a volunteer for the Red Cross and a bereavement counselor at her parish St. John the Evangelist in Yardley.

Catherine faith was important and she took great pride in upholding her beliefs through action. She took an active role in her community, a Parish member of her church St. John the Evangelist since 1977. Though she never set out to gain individual recognition, Catherine was given accolades for her many and varied accomplishments throughout her life. Some of her most prestigious awards included an Annual Graduate Award in public affairs and human services administration for outstanding scholarship from Rider University, leadership abilities and devotion to excellence in the field of public affairs and human services administration in 1990, and Phi Beta Kappa from Bucks County Community College.

      Catherine enjoyed traveling with her husband because it was a chance for her to renew and relax, to visit new places and experience new things. Her favorite vacations included Hawaii and Italy.

      When Catherine’s finally decided to retire in 2008, she was well prepared. Catherine remained in Yardley, PA in the house she raised her children in. In retirement, she found new pleasure in obtaining her Ph D from Warren National University and also volunteered for the Red Cross. Even in retirement, Catherine continued to stay in touch with her old friends while making plenty of new acquaintances. Catherine remained active in her community and felt fulfilled with the opportunities retirement offered her.

       Catherine fought a brave battle against cancer. She is survived by her husband Richard; her children Maria, Carol (Chuck), David, Diane (Chris), and JoAnn (Joe); her grandchildren Ashley, Caitlyn, Melissa, Casey, Leah, Heather, Joseph, and Josh; and her brothers Joseph and Robert, and her sisters Rosemarie, Loretta, and Charlotte.

      Simply stated, Catherine was a generous and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by her family and friends as being a caring and giving person and someone who was a vital part of their lives. Catherine leaves behind her a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life she touched will always remember Catherine.

Donovan (Dorothy) 3Dorothy J. Donovan of Morrisville, PA died suddenly on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne. She was 73.

She was the beloved wife of Richard C. Donovan for 48 years.

Born in Terre Haute, IN, she was the daughter of the late Hal M. and Dessia Jeffers Dunlap and sister of the late James L. Dunlap and Doris J. Fite.

Mrs. Donovan was a resident of Morrisville since 1968. She graduated from McKees Rocks High School located near Pittsburgh, Class of 1957. Being family oriented, she enjoyed the special times spent with her immediate family and her large extended family, plus she was very active with a close-knit circle of friends. She was loving and devoted to her grandchildren. Because she cared about them deeply, she had a special knack of making her family and friends feel at ease, and feel important to her. She enriched the lives of all of those close to her. She also had a natural talent for arts and crafts, particularly painting and sewing. For many years she had been active in genealogy of her extended family, and in assisting others to find information on their ancestors. In recent years,she got special enjoyment in time spent at the beach in and around Cape May, NJ. She was known as Dot to family and friends, and known as Mom-Mom to her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, neighbor, and friend.

In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her two daughters, Kathleen L. Richter of Sellersville, PA and Kelly L. Cantwell and her husband, Bryan, of Churchville, PA. She is also survived by her five loving grandchildren, Allison and Adam Richter, Sam, Emily and Sarah Cantwell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Monday evening, May 13, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 800 Newtown-Richboro Road (at Holland Road), Richboro, PA 18954 and Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA 19067 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM.

Interment will take place at Union Cemetery, Richboro, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111.


517cda9d4fb45.preview-300John E. “Jack” Brady of Yardley, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 at Arden Courts. He was 88 years old. Jack was born January 28th, 1925 to William and Matilda Brady of Philadelphia. He had one older brother, Bill, who is deceased. Jack grew up in Philadelphia and later lived in Washington, DC, Levittown and Yardley, PA. After proudly serving his country in World War II, he graduated from LaSalle College, and also received his law degree from Catholic University. He taught in the Neshaminy School District, where he also served in Administration for 20 years.

Jack was a role model for his children and so many that he touched. He was an amazingly kind, generous and compassionate man who constantly sought out ways to help others. He loved sports and enjoyed playing tennis. He piloted a landing craft during the Normandy D-day Invasion and made repeated landings on Omaha Beach under heavy fire. Afterwards, he was sent to the Pacific where his ship, the USS Henrico was hit by a Japanese kamikaze carrying two 500 pound bombs. The captain and most of the crew were killed instantly – but Jack managed to survive. He eventually reached the rank of Commander in the United States Navy. He was also a strong boxer and fought 50 matches during the war. But yet he was a strong believer in peace and justice. He finally realized his dream to open a law practice in his 50’s and was particularly dedicated to the poor and defenseless.

He will be dearly missed, and is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Tighe) Brady. They were married for 61 wonderful years. He is also dearly loved by his two sons and his daughter, Dr. John Brady and his wife, Anne of Allentown, PA; Eileen (Brady) Grebe and her husband, Michael of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Kevin Brady and his wife, Barbara of Coatesville, PA , as well as his brother-in-law, James Tighe and his wife, Linda of Philadelphia, PA. He was blessed with seven grandchildren, Allison Fritchman, Lindsey Brady, Erin Grebe, Kevin Grebe, Brigid Brady, Fiona Brady and Declan Brady. He also has three beautiful great-grandchildren, Katelynn Nily, and Colin and Emmit Fritchman. The family would like to thank all Jack’s caretakers at Arden Courts for their kindness to our family and loving care for our Jack. The Heartland Hospice Team for their care and kindness was especially helpful in these last months.

Jack’s life will be celebrated by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Church, Big Oak & Makefield Rds., Morrisville, PA 19067 on Friday, May 3rd at 1:00 P.M. Burial will immediately follow the Mass at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Highland Road, Newtown, PA. Friends are asked to direct questions to James O. Bradley Funeral Home Inc. in Penndel, PA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions in Jack’s memory be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2117.

William ‘Bill’ Overberger of Lower Makefield died March 30, 2013, at Chandler Hall, Newtown. He was 88.

Born in Barnesboro, Pa., he was the son of the late Dr. Charles and Beatrice Overberger. He was a resident of Lower Makefield since 1964.

Bill graduated from Penn State as a Chemical Engineer and worked for several companies before retiring from National Starch and Chemical in 1990.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Signal Corp attached to the Third Army in the European Theatre.

He was a founding member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lower Makefield. Bill served on the Board of Directors at Chandler Hall Health Services in Newtown, PA, for over 20 years, and participated in many fundraising activities for Chandler Hall.

Bill was an avid golfer, tennis player and sports fan. He liked watching his favorite teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Philadelphia Eagles. He also enjoyed gardening, working crossword puzzles and bird watching. However, his greatest pleasure was spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary “Kate” Overberger, his son, Craig G. Overberger and his brother, Dr. Charles G. Overberger.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen (Trackenberg) Overberger, and his five children: William R. and his wife, Joyce of Warminster, Pa., Joseph W. and his wife, Marion of Orlando, Fla., Edward C. and his wife, Joanna of Barto, Pa., Anne Balcolm and her husband, Kenneth of Yardley, Beth Mowrey and her husband, Matthew of Hanover, Pa., and daughter-in-law Rosemary Overberger of Yardley. He is also survived by his step-children: Andrew G. Trackenberg and his wife, Lynn of Morristown, N.J., June Hughes and her husband, Wayne of Lansdale, Pa., and Ellen Incollingo and her husband, William of Yardley. In addition, Bill is survived by his brother, Dr. James Overberger and his wife Joan of Morgantown, W.Va, sister-in-law, Elizabeth Overberger of Ann Arbor, Mich., and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Robert and Bernice Albright of Indiana, Pa. Nineteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive him.

Friends and family may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Ave (River Road), Yardley. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ashish J. Sitapara and the staff at Chandler Hall for their kindness and compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bill’s memory to Chandler Hall Health Services, 99 Barclay Street, Newtown, PA 18940.

63067296Paul “Austin” Kirsch, five month old infant son of Paul D. and Melissa (Jones) Kirsch of Yardley, PA, went to be with the Angels on Feb. 5, 2013.

In addition to his parents, he leaves behind his maternal great grandparents, Ronald and Dorothy Deery of Philadelphia, his maternal grandmother, Silvia Maletzki of Germany, his paternal grandparents, James and Barbara Kirsch of Huntingdon Valley, PA, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate his funeral mass at 11 AM on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, PA 19067. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA. Friends may call Monday evening from 7-9 PM and on Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 AM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067.

62576255Regina M. Chury, age 83, of Yardley, PA died Tuesday, January 22, 2012 at St. Mary Medical Center, Middletown Township, PA. Born in Pittston, PA, she lived in Hughestown, PA before moving to Yardley 30 years ago.

Mrs. Chury retired from working with the U.S. Government as an administrative assistant at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. She was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), a former volunteer at St. Mary Medical Center, and a member of the Middletown Senior Citizens. Regina was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Yardley, who enjoyed being outdoors, especially working in her yard.

Daughter of the late Frank and Rose (Baumgartner) Dehner, and wife of the late Edward Chury, she is survived by a sister Rosemary Groark of Fairless Hills, PA, a brother, Carl Dehner of Champion, MI, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her funeral mass at 11 AM on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, PA. Interment will follow at 2:30 PM at St. Mary Assumption Cemetery, Hughestown, PA

Friends may call Monday evening from 7-9 PM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, 728 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, PA 19067.