Nor­ris Ban­non

News-Herald (Perkasie, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Nor­ris C. Ban­non, 86, of Sellersville, went home to be with the Lord on Mon­day, Nov. 26, 2012, in the Soud­er­ton Men­non­ite Homes, Franconia Town­ship.

He and his beloved wife, Han­nah (Ben­ner) Ban­non, would have cel­e­brated their 59th wed­ding an­niver­sary in Jan­uary.

Born in Philadel­phia, he was a son of the late Lu­cil (Van Sin­deren) and Ernest Ban­non Sr.

Mr. Ban­non was the owner/ op­er­a­tor of the Har­leysville Feed Mill from 1958 un­til sell­ing the busi­ness in 1981. He was then em­ployed at the Farm Bureau in Soud­er­ton UQWLO fiQDOOY UHWLULQJ DW WKH DJH of 80. He en­joyed farm­ing and gar­den­ing and tend­ing to his “truck patch” be­hind the feed mill. Mr. Ban­non was a mem­ber of the Rock­hill Men­non­ite Church in Telford, where he as­sisted in the con­struc­tion and ren­o­va­tion of the church build­ing. He also served as a vol­un­teer with Men­non­ite Dis­as­ter Ser­vice in many ar­eas through­out the U.S. In his free time, he en­joyed do­ing needle­point and camp­ing with the Cam­pliter’s.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is sur­vived by a daugh­ter, Pamela Baker and her hus­band, Robert, of Telford; three sons, Wal­ter Ban­non and his wife, Rose, of Perkasie, and twins hevin Ban­non and his wife, Jan, of Quak­er­town, and heith Ban­non and his ZLIH, 7KHUHVD, RI HDW­fiHOd; and 12 grand­chil­dren. He was pre­ceded in death by a grand­son, hevin Marc Ban­non, who died in 2011; and 12 brothers and sis­ters.

Funeral ser­vices will be held on Mon­day, Dec. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Sum­mit View Au­di­to­rium of the Soud­er­ton Men­non­ite Homes, 207 W. Sum­mit St., Soud­er­ton. In­ter­ment will fol­low in the Rock­hill Men­non­ite Ceme­tery, Telford. Fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Fel­low­ship Room prior to the ser­vice.

,Q OLHU RI flRZHUV, PHPRrial con­tri­bu­tions may be made in his me­mory to the Liv­ing Branches Foun­da­tion, 207 W. Sum­mit St., Soud­er­ton, PA 18964 or to drand View Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960.

Ar­range­ments are by the Sadler-Suess Funeral Home, Telford. www.sadler­suess­fu­ner­al­home.net April 9, 1918 – Nov. 18,

2012

Elvin R. Souder died Sun­day, Nov. 18, 2012, at Le­high Val­ley Hospi­tal af­ter a brief ill­ness. He was 94.

Mr. Souder was born on April 9, 1918, in his home on Wal­nut Street in Soud­er­ton. He was a grad­u­ate of Soud­er­ton High School (’35), Swarth­more Col­lege (’39) and Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia Law School (’42).

Fol­low­ing law school, he did his alternative ser­vice dur­ing World War II with the Men­non­ite Cen­tral Com­mit­tee help­ing Rus­sian Men­non­ites in Paraguay. Upon his re­turn, he prac­ticed law on East Broad Street in Soud­er­ton

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