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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
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.
Ray A.

Ray A."Moose" Swavely, 68, Born in Pottstown

Ray Swavely was born in Pottstown,and attended Owen J. Roberts High School. Swavely was employed for many years as an installer for Waltz Turf Farm, and also worked as a driver for Quigley
Woman Dies at 45, and Other Obituaries

Woman Dies at 45, and Other Obituaries

Find recent death notices for people with ties to the area.
Man Dies at 93, and Other Obituaries

Man Dies at 93, and Other Obituaries

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Local Man Dies at 93, and Other Obituaries

Local Man Dies at 93, and Other Obituaries

Find recent death notices for people with ties to the area.
Obituary: Aurelie J. Frey, 81

Obituary: Aurelie J. Frey, 81

She was born in Pottstown and was later a Sunday school teacher.
Obituary: Richard S. Royce, 60

Obituary: Richard S. Royce, 60

He used his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology to help patients.
Obituary: Robert F. Jamison, 84

Obituary: Robert F. Jamison, 84

He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union.
Obituary: Thomas Clinton “Fuzzy” Law

Obituary: Thomas Clinton “Fuzzy” Law

Law was a Penn State alum who was a member of the Pottstown Elks.
Former MontCo Bar Association President Dies

Former MontCo Bar Association President Dies

Thomas Waters Jr. was also a solicitor for Abington and served and a MontCo DA.
Doris (Miller) McTavish, 92, Loved to Knit and Play Cards at Willow Run

Doris (Miller) McTavish, 92, Loved to Knit and Play Cards at Willow Run

Doris (Miller) McTavish, 92, was a resident at Manatawny Manor in Pottstown. She was born in Norristown and a long time resident of Royersford.
Obituary: Heister Lash, 89

Obituary: Heister Lash, 89

Member of the Pottstown Quoit Club; June 23.
Obituary: Edythe Bessie Yerger

Obituary: Edythe Bessie Yerger

Mrs. Yerger was a 1935 graduate of the former Warwick High School and also a 1938 graduate of the former Pottstown Hospital School of Nursing, retiring in 1964.
WWII Vet Succumbs to Injuries from June 4 Fire

WWII Vet Succumbs to Injuries from June 4 Fire

James March, known for his generosity, is described as "not your average person," by family.
Remembering Galen C. Royer Sr.

Remembering Galen C. Royer Sr.

A local pastor recalls Pottstown community pillar Galen C. Royer Sr. The former optometrist and proprietor of Ben's Music died at age 85 on Wednesday.