Elizabeth eaney

Public Spirit - - OPINION -

Elizabeth D. Haney of Hat­boro and for­merly of Southamp­ton, passed away on March 12, 2013. She was 89.

She was the wife of the late T. James; mother of Pa­tri­cia McDe­mus (Ed­ward), Jane Cavacini, Denise Fantry (Don­ald) and the late Mau­reen Jor­dan; and grand­mother of Christo­pher (Krista), Eric (Sarah), Robert (Gabrielle), Matthew, Ti­mothy, Daniel, Kris­ten and Michael. She is also sur­vived by seven great grand­chil­dren.

Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. Satur­day at Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church, 1325 Up­per State Road, North Wales, PA 19454. Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to her view­ing 9 a.m. Satur­day at the Church Satur­day. In­ter­ment in St. John Neu­mann Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions to the Leukemia So­ci­ety of Amer­ica, East­ern PA Chap­ter 2, In­ter­na­tional Plaza Suite 245, Ri­d­ley Park, PA 19078.

Wil­liam R. May Funeral Home, Glen­side-North Wales. a daugh­ter Sharon M. Hat­ton (Tom) and a son Frank, Jr., grand­sons An­drew and Daniel Hat­ton and his sis­ters, Bar­bara McFad­den (Neil), Sis­ter Pa­tri­cia Geary, GNSH and Mimi Bres­lin (late Paul). He is also sur­vived by many nieces and neph­ews and a long­time com­pan­ion An­nette Wal­dron.

Rel­a­tives and friends were in­vited to Frank’s funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Thurs­day, March 14, at St. Cather­ine on Siena Church, 321 Wit­mer Road, Hor­sham, where the fam­ily re­ceived friends af­ter 10 a.m. un­til the time of ser­vice. In­ter­ment was in Holy Sepul­chre Ceme­tery, Chel­tenham.

Me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Kitty Cot­tage Adop­tion Cen­ter, 317 W. John­son Hwy, E. Nor­ri­ton, PA 19401.

Shelly Funeral Home, War­ring­ton. Me­mo­rial United Methodist churches. His home was al­ways open to any­one who needed help. Over his life­time, he and his wife adopted five chil­dren af­ter hav­ing four sons, and spon­sored sev­eral Viet­namese fam­i­lies. He was in­volved with Car­ing Ac­tion for Chil­dren, a non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that helps un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren in Mex­ico. Tor be­came their ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor in 1986.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, Tor is sur­vived by his nine chil­dren, Ted (Sue), Tim, Kai (Anita), Mia (Bart), Rik, Kip, Tina, Heidi, and Bill (Sa­man­tha); his sis­ters, Gerd, Bjorg (Jim), and Liv (Berger); and numer­ous grand­chil­dren; and great-grand­chil­dren.

He was a won­der­ful hus­band, brother, fa­ther, grand­fa­ther, and great­grand­fa­ther. He taught the val­ues of love, faith, learn­ing, and re­spon­si­bil­ity. He will be greatly missed.

‘Well done, good and faith­ful ser­vant.’ Matthew 25:23

His fam­ily greeted rel­a­tives and friends from 10 a.m. to noon, Tues­day, March 12, in Lehman Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church, 300 S. vork Road, Hat­boro, where his funeral ser­vice was held at noon. In­ter­ment was in Union Ceme­tery, Rich­boro.

Me­mo­rial do­na­tions may be made in Tor’s name to Car­ing Ac­tion for Chil­dren, Inc., P.O. Box 7277, vork, PA 17404-7277 or www.caringac­tion.org.

Baskwill Funeral Home, Hat­boro. were in­vited to at­tend her me­mo­rial ser­vice at 11 a.m. Fri­day, March 15, in Sch­nei­der Funeral Home, 431 N. vork Road, Hat­boro. Her in­ter­ment will be held pri­vately.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­ri­als in Gilda’s name may be made to the Ron­ald McDon­ald House, 3925 Ch­est­nut St., Philadel­phia, PA 19104.

Sch­nei­der Funeral Home, Hat­boro. lyn, where Pas­tor Linn served as pas­tor of the Liv­ing Word Lutheran Church for 24 years, dur­ing which time church and ed­u­ca­tion build­ings were erected. Af­ter his re­tire­ment in 1988, Pas­tor Linn and Phyl­lis joined St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Glen­side.

He en­joyed his model rail­road and build­ing models of ships, cars, and trains.

In ad­di­tion to his wife, he is sur­vived by his chil­dren, James An­drew Linn (Dara) of Cary, N.C., Deb­o­rah Irene Sekelewski of Glen­side, Pa., Martin Arthur Linn (Cheryl) of Raleigh, N.C., and the Rev. John Charles Linn (Paula) of Eu­gene, Ore., and his grand­chil­dren, Justin and Grace Sekelewski, Kristin and Ja­cob Linn, and Emily and Amanda Jewett.

His me­mo­rial ser­vice was at 3 p.m. on Satur­day, March 9, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 120 N. Eas­ton Road, Glen­side, where the visi­ta­tion was from 1 to 3 p.m. Satur­day. In­ter­ment will be pri­vate.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at the above ad­dress.

John R. Freed Funeral Home, Glen­side.

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