Ni­cholas M. Kron­berger

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Ni­cholas M. “Nick” Kron­berger, age 87, of Ry­dal, Pa. for­merly of Philadel­phia and Lans­dale, died Oct.2S, 2012.

He was the de­voted and beloved hus­band, for al­most S7 years, of Freda ( nee Keny­eriF; lov­ing fa­ther of Maryanne Ros­ner ( Char­lyF, Bill Kron­berger ( KarenF, Bob Kron­berger ( LynnF, Kathy McGrath ( MikeF, Mark Kron­berger ( SueF and Tom Kron­berger ( CindyF; adored grand­fa­ther of 13: Bill Kron­berger Jr. ( AmyF, Beth Bar­tolomeo ( NickF, Derek Aiken ( RyanF, Steve Ros­ner, Lisa Gavis ( JohnF, Tommy Kron­berger, Chris Ros­ner, Amanda McGrath, Ash­lea Kron­berger, Kim Kron­berger, Max McGrath, Nick Kron­berger and Matt Kron­berger; lov­ing great- grand­fa­ther of Ni­cholas Bar­tolomeo and Ju­lianna Kron­berger; sur­vived by his lov­ing sis­ter, Theresa Co­lam­osca, and niece Anne Wol­man. He was pre­de­ceased by his par­ents, Max and Anna, who em­i­grated from Hun­gary to Philadel­phia to start this jour­ney. He will be sadly missed.

A man of fam­ily and faith, Nick was ac­tive in community and church. In Ma­ter­nity BVM parish, he served as pres­i­dent of the Holy Name So­ci­ety and co- chaired two ma­jor build­ing fund drives. In later times he and Freda moved to St. Al- bert the Great parish and en­joyed years of wor­ship there. He was a mem­ber of the Knights of Colum­bus Coun­cil # 421R. He was on the state board of Cit­i­zens for Ed­u­ca­tional Free­dom, and also served on the North­east Philadel­phia Cham­ber of Com­merce, the Set­tle­ment Mu­sic School and was a three time pres­i­dent of the Rotary Club of North­east Philadel­phia.

He made a dif­fer­ence DV WKH fiUVW HnYLURnPHnWDO chair­man of the R0 club Rotary Dis­trict 74R0, and was in­stru­men­tal in the tree plant­ing pro­gram in Philadel­phia. He was a long­time mem­ber of the Tor­res­dale Frank­ford Coun­try Club and served as house chair­man. A found­ing board mem­ber, and hon­ored in 2002 by the Cen­ter for Fam­i­lies and Re­la­tion­ships, CFAR termed him “The Re­nais­sance Man” as he com­bined fam­ily, faith, busi­ness, community and so­cial ar­eas to cre­ate a life of love, ser­vice and friend­ship.

Af­ter stints in time and mo­tion study and life in­sur­ance sales, Nick spent over R0 years in the pro­mo­tional prod­ucts in­dus­try. With over 2R years in his own fam­ily ori­ented busi­ness, he op­er­ated with honor, in­tegrity and hu­mor. With his Chicago bride Freda, his in­spi­ra­tion and al­ways by his side, Nick used his re­sources to fur­ther his pas­sion for fam­ily and ser­vice.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to Nick’s life cel­e­bra­tion from 7 to 9 p. m. on Thurs­day, Nov. 1, at Craft Givnish of Abing­ton, 1801 Old York Road, Abing­ton, PA 19001. Nick’s life cel­e­bra­tion will continue on Fri­day, Nov. 2, with a view­ing at 10: 30 and Mass at 11: 30 a. m. at St. Al­bert the Great Church, 212 Welsh Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, PA 1900S. Fi­nal rest­ing place to be at the Wash­ing­ton Cross­ing Na­tional Ceme­tery, 830 High­land Road, New­town, PA 18940.

In lieu of flow­ers, the fam­ily re­quests that do­na­tions in re­mem­brance of Nick be made to the Cen­ter for Fam­i­lies and Re­la­tion­ships ( CFARF, 1S00 Magee Av­enue, Philadel­phia, PA 19149, http: LLc­far­coun­sel­ing. orgL.­cel­e­bra­

Nor­man G. Good 87, of Sch­wenksville, Pa., for­merly of Soud­er­ton, peace­fully went to be with his Cre­ator Thurs­day, Oct. 2R, 2012. He was the lov­ing hus­band of He­len M. Good for S3 won­der­ful years.

Nor­man was born in Spring City, Pa., to the late Wil­liam and Emma (GroffF Good. A brother and seven sis­ters pre­ceded him in death.

Nor­man founded and owned Nor­man G. Good Inc. Plumb­ing, Heat­ing and Air Con­di­tion­ing for 4S years and served as a bank di­rec­tor for the rnivest Cor­po­ra­tion. He was known for his pos­i­tive at­ti­tude, op­ti­mistic spirit, in­tegrity and for putting his faith in Je­sus Christ into ac­tion in tan­gi­ble ways. Nor­man served with the Civil­ian Peace Ser­vice dur­ing WWII on a cat­tle boat to Europe. He was in­stru­men­tal in get­ting re­lief to vic­tims in both the Strouds­burg Flood of 19RR and Wilkes Barre in 1972 through Men­non­ite Dis­as­ter Ser­vice. He served

Wal­ter H. Cle­mens, 84, of York, for­merly of Mil­ton, passed away on Satur­day, Oct. 27, 2012, fol­low­ing a lengthy bat­tle with can­cer. He was the lov­ing hus­band of Mary ( Lan­disF Cle­mens; they cel­e­brated their S3rd wed­ding an­niver­sary this year. He was the son of the late Floyd and Ella Mae ( Hal­te­manF Cle­mens.

He had sev­eral ca­reers, in­clud­ing work­ing as a farmer, real es­tate agent, pas­tor and af­ter re­tire­ment, care­taker of a York es­tate.

He en­joyed spend­ing the last 20 win­ters in Ar­ca­dia, on the board and gave lead­er­ship to many projects at Spruce Lake Re­treat, headed up the con­struc­tion of a “House Against Hunger” project that raised funds for MCC re­lief work and most re­cently got the Ma­te­rial Re­source Cen­ter of Har­leysville started. He was an ac­tive mem­ber at Bloom­ing Glen Men­non­ite Church in var­i­ous roles and will be es­pe­cially re­mem­bered as a fa­vorite Boy’s Club Leader. He found great joy in his fam­ily and sup­ported his grand­chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is Fla., at Sun­ny­breeze Chris­tian Fel­low­ship, where he was a wor­ship leader, and where he and Mary de­vel­oped many spe­cial friend­ships and en­joyed time on the Peace River.

His hob­bies

in­cluded sur­vived by a daugh­ter, Rita Marie Hoover and hus­band Kevin; and grand­chil­dren Kait­lyn Rose, Tyler Nor­man and Travis Miles Hoover, all of Sch­wenksville.

Rel­a­tives and friends may meet with the fam­ily on Fri­day, Nov. 2, 2012, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Bloom­ing Glen Men­non­ite Church, 713 Bloom­ing Glen Road, Bloom­ing Glen, PA 18911. A “Cel­e­bra­tion of Life” ser­vice will be held on Satur­day, Nov. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. also at Bloom­ing Glen Men­non­ite Church.

Memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Spruce Lake Re­treat “Nor­man G. Good En­dow­ment Fund,” R389 Route 447, Canaden­sis, Pa. 1832R or Ma­te­rial Re­source Cen­ter, 737 Hagey Cen­ter Dr. rnit C, Soud­er­ton, Pa. 189S4.

Ar­range­ments by An­der­sDetweiler Funeral Home & Cre­ma­tory, 130 E. Broad St., Soud­er­ton, PA 189S4. To send on­line con­do­lences to the fam­ily, visit­ wood carv­ing, com­plet­ing puz­zles and play­ing games.

He was de­voted to his wife and fam­ily above all. He is sur­vived by his wife, three chil­dren and seven grand­chil­dren. These in­clude Ron­ald Lan­dis Cle­mens and his wife, Holly, of Li­titz, and their two sons, Jared and Adam Cle­mens; Dou­glas Kent Cle­mens and his wife, Tonie Kline, of Bal­ti­more, Md., and their three chil­dren Ju­lia, Eli and Con­rad Cle­mens; LeAnne Cle­mens Appleby and her hus­band, Michael, of York and their two sons, Matthew and Ben­jamin Appleby.

Wal­ter was the old­est of seven chil­dren and is sur­vived by Ada Cle­mens Allen of Philadel­phia, Mary Cle­mens Martin of Li­titz, Ar­lene Cle­mens of Ca­mas, Wash., and Paul H. Cle­mens of Soud­er­ton. He was pre­ceded in death by two sons, Stephen Lan­dis Cle­mens, Wal­ter Brent Cle­mens; sis­ter Martha Cle­mens; and a brother, Floyd “Gus” Cle­mens Jr.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held on Satur­day, Nov. 3, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. at Stony Brook Men­non­ite Church, 1R Lo­cust Grove Road. York, PA 17402. A visi­ta­tion will be held from 10:30 a.m. un­til 11:30 a.m. at the church.

,n OLHu RI flRwHUV FRn­tri­bu­tions may be made to Sun­ny­breeze Chris­tian Fel­low­ship, cLo Sharon Schrock, 11302 SW Orange Ave., Ar­ca­dia, FL 342S9.

The Etzweiler Funeral Home, 1111 East Mar­ket Street, York, is in charge of ar­range­ments.

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