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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Scott Harp, 60, Former Newtown Township Supervisor

Scott Harp, 60, Former Newtown Township Supervisor

Services for Scott Harp, a former Newtown Township Supervisor, will be held Sunday.
Frank D. DeRito, 63, Founder of Fine Men's Clothier on State Street

Frank D. DeRito, 63, Founder of Fine Men's Clothier on State Street

Frank D. DeRito, owner and founder of Frank DeRito, Fine Men’s Clothier on State Street in Newtown, died suddenly of a massive heart attack on Thursday June 12
Raymond Stewart Low, 87, Veteran and Entrepreneur

Raymond Stewart Low, 87, Veteran and Entrepreneur

Raymond Stewart Low was an active member and trustee of Newtown Presbyterian Church, where his services will be held April 23.
Pete Seeger Dies at 94

Pete Seeger Dies at 94

The legendary folk singer contributed a song last year to a children's compilation album that benefits the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County.
Gerald Byelich, 61, Former Newtown Fire Association Member

Gerald Byelich, 61, Former Newtown Fire Association Member

There will be a public reception at 1:15 p.m. and funeral service at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Costic 'Ike' Borsavage, Council Rock's First Basketball Coach

Costic 'Ike' Borsavage, Council Rock's First Basketball Coach

Ike was the athletic director at Council Rock High School from 1965 to 1970, and was inducted in to the CR Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Scott Alexander McCraney, 51, Loving Husband and Devoted Father

Scott Alexander McCraney, 51, Loving Husband and Devoted Father

Services will be held on Wednesday at Newtown Presbyterian Church.
Council Rock North Graduate Loses Battle With Cancer

Council Rock North Graduate Loses Battle With Cancer

Nicholas Daniel Schanz, Council Rock North class of 2009, passed away at his residence Friday.
Florence L. Sine, 74, Married 57 Years

Florence L. Sine, 74, Married 57 Years

Florence L. Sine is survived by her devoted husband, Robert S. Sine of 57 years.
L. Taylor Milnor, 83, Former Township Constable

L. Taylor Milnor, 83, Former Township Constable

Services for L. Taylor Milnor are Thursday.
Christopher

Christopher "Kip" Tobish, 65, Lived in Newtown for 40 Years

Born in Trenton, NJ, Kip was a 40-year resident of Newtown.
Edward F. Shields, 64, Founder and Owner of Estex

Edward F. Shields, 64, Founder and Owner of Estex

Ed was an avid pen, pencil and watercolor artist. He enjoyed cycling and his beach time in Stone Harbor.
Edward J. Burns, 83, Longtime Morell Smith Post 440 Member

Edward J. Burns, 83, Longtime Morell Smith Post 440 Member

Servies for Edward J. Burns Jr. will be held Thursday.
Gloria T. Jurgelewicz, 82, Faithful Member of First Baptist Church of Wycombe.

Gloria T. Jurgelewicz, 82, Faithful Member of First Baptist Church of Wycombe.

Gloria T. Jurgelewicz of Newtown passed away Tuesday.
Thomas Kane Mitchell, 59, Marine Corps Veteran

Thomas Kane Mitchell, 59, Marine Corps Veteran

A memorial service will be held for Thomas Kane Mitchell will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in Southampton.
Mary Sowerbutts, 85, Always Put Others First

Mary Sowerbutts, 85, Always Put Others First

Visiting hours will be at Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home in Newtown on Wednesday.
William Meisenzahl, 71, Council Rock Bus Driver and Army Veteran

William Meisenzahl, 71, Council Rock Bus Driver and Army Veteran

William was a former resident of Holland, where his was a founding member of the Holland Lions and member of the Masons.
Daphne Doward Hogstrom, 88, Wrote 22 Children's Books

Daphne Doward Hogstrom, 88, Wrote 22 Children's Books

Daphne Doward Hogstrom passed away in her Newtown home on August 25.