Clarence L. Reinford, of Harleysville, born March 6, 1925, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
He was born in Schwenksville to the late Norman S. and Mary (Landes) Reinford and was the husband of Marie Detweiler Reinford, married Jan. 1, 1949.
Clarence was a member of Providence Mennonite Church, Collegeville, for the past number of years. In earlier years, he was active at Upper Skippack Mennonite Church where he served as a deacon, superintendent and chorister.
For over 40 years, he was an active farmer in the Schwenksville area. He continued to assist two of his sons, who were farmers, into his retirement.
In addition to his wife, Marie, he is survived by nine children, Ken, of Ephrata, Stanley (wife Esther), of Mt. Holly Springs, Donna Clemmer (husband Glenn), of Harleysville, Jerry (wife Mary), of Schwenksville, Steve (wife Gina), RI 0LIflLQWRwQ, Lee (wife Gail), of Souderton, Phil (wife Monica), of Telford, Joyce Hunsburger (husband Len), of Perkionmenville, and Twila Detweiler (husband Greg) of SpearfiVK, 6.D. HH LV VuUvLvHG Ey 34 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Clarence is also survived by four siblings, twin sister Florence Metz (husband late Abram), of Souderton, Mary Ellen Hoover (husband Dan), of Schwenksville, Ernie (wife Mary), of Souderton, and Floyd (wife Mary Jane), of Souderton.
Clarence was preceded in death by four siblings, Lester, Nelson, Martha and Norman; and a daughter-in-law, Rachel.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Franconia Mennonite Church, 613 Harleysville Pike, Telford, Pa. The memorial service will follow at 6:30 p.m. Interment will take place Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Wellspring Church of Skippack Cemetery (formerly Upper Skippack Mennonite), Skippack, Pa.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Grandview Hospice, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville, PA 18960.
Arrangements are by the Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home Inc., Telford. Online condolences may be made to the family at www. WilliamsBergeyKoffel.com.
Owen W. Rowland, age 90, a resident of Towamencin Township for the past 53 years, died Oct. 21, 2012, at Abington Hospice at Warminster. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ruth (Kossol) Rowland. The two were married in 1948 and previously resided in Philadelphia and Ardsley.
Born Oct. 27, 1921, in Patton, Pa., Owen was a son of the late Richard and Minnie (Lyle) Rowland and was the youngest of six children.
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