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.