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Bucks County Herald
January 5, 2012
Riegelsville Scouts set record for food drive
The holiday season became a little brighter for some local food
bank clients after Boy Scout Troop
127 of Riegelsville collected and
delivered more than two tons of
groceries, plus cash, toys and med-
ical supplies, during their 2011
Scouting for Food campaign.
The goal of the troop's annual
holiday food drive is to help support low-income families in need.
On Dec. 3, the Scouts distributed
paper grocery bags door-to-door to
homes throughout Riegelsville and
Finesville, N.J., plus local churches and the U.S. Post Office in
Riegelsville. One week later, they
retraced their steps, collected the
bags - now filled with food and
other items - and delivered them to
The Lord's Pantry at St. John the
Baptist Catholic Church in
Ottsville and Finesville Methodist
Church Food Pantry in Finesville.
The Scouts collected 4,610
pounds of food; in addition, they
received two cases of medical
nutritional supplement drinks (valued at $140), three large boxes of
new toys for children and $160 in
The groceries and other gifts
arrived at the Ottsville and
Finesville pantries just in time to
help a steadily-rising number of
low-income residents prepare for
the holidays. Together, these two
pantries currently serve a combined total of about 1,300 people
each month, a 300 percent increase
since the beginning of 2011.
The 2011 collection of 4,610
pounds is a new record for Troop
127. In their first Scouting for
Food project in 2008, the boys
gathered 2,350 pounds of groceries; in just four years, that
amount has doubled.
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Boy Scout Troop 127 (Riegelsville) displays a portion of 4,610 pounds of groceries collected in their
Scouting for Food drive in December. Front row: Assistant Scoutmaster Pete Snyder, William Thoman,
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Ann Meiers Parker of Doylestown
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Jan. 1 at her residence. She was 84.
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John Hensel, a man loved by many.
On New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, he was
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He showed his love to everyone in
town. He died next to his son, Daniel
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Hopefully, from 10 to 11 a.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 14, at the New Hope
Arts Center, we will have his service.
The wake will follow noon to 2 p.m. at
Mother’s Wine Bar and Restaurant. All
are welcome to attend.
To help pay for the services, donation boxes have been placed in different businesses in New Hope. Call type
b Tie Dye at 215-693-1446 for information on how to make a donation.
Daniel Hensel wishes to thank
everyone for their love and kindness
and their donations during this incredibly painful time.
Death notices
Albert R. Schooley
Albert R. Schooley, a longtime resident of Hilltown Township, formerly of
Philadelphia, died Dec. 31 in Grand
View Hospital, West Rockhill
Township. He was 94.
Services and interment will be held
Albert J. Kuhlmann
Albert J. Kuhlmann, husband, father,
grandfather and friend, died after a
lengthy illness.
His funeral Mass was celebrated
Dec. 30 in Chalfont. Interment was in
St. John Neumann Cemetery.
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Ann Meiers Parker
Patricia A. Wohleb Kardish of
Churchville, died peacefully Dec. 20
at her home. She was 77.
A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Church with interment at the Shrine
of Our Lady of Czestochowa
LeRoy H. Young
LeRoy H. “Bill” Young died Dec.
30. Born at Farm 2 of the National
Farm School (Delaware Valley
College), he was the youngest of 11
children born to Howard and Jennie
His funeral service was held Jan. 5
in Doylestown. Interment was held in
Doylestown Cemetery.
Johanna C. Keunecke
Johanna C. Keunecke died Dec. 28
at Green Leaf Nursing Home,
Doylestown. She was 89.
Her funeral Mass was celebrated
Jan. 3 in Chalfont. Interment was in
St. John Neumann Cemetery.
Edward Noel Wright Sr.
Edward Noel Wright Sr. of New
Britain passed away at his residence
Dec. 29, surrounded by family. He
was 57.
A memorial service was held Jan. 4
in Souderton.
Margaret R. Dennis
Margaret R. Dennis of Perkasie
died Jan. 1. She was 64.
Her memorial service will be held
1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at Huff &
Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine
How to submit obituaries
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funeral directors, relatives and friends. There is no charge for brief
death notices. There is a reasonable charge for detailed obituaries based
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Placement of obituaries can be requested through a funeral director or
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Ave., Lansdale, where relatives and
friends may call after 12:30 p.m.
Interment will be in Whitemarsh
Memorial Park.
George F. Cunningham Sr.
George F. Cunningham Sr. of
Springfield Township died Jan. 3 at
St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He
was 86.
Family and friends are invited to
call 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6,
at St. George's Episcopal Church, 735
Delaware Ave., Hellertown, followed
by his service at 10:30 a.m.
The interment will follow services
in Somerset Hill Memorial Park,
Somerset County, Basking Ridge,
Russell M. Moyer
Russell M. Moyer, formerly of
East Rockhill Township, died Jan. 3
in the Peter Becker Community,
Franconia Township. He was 97.
His funeral services will be held at
10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, in the
Peter Becker Community Chapel,
800 Maple Ave., Harleysville, where
family and friends may call from 9
a.m. until service time.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Dora Viola Coupe
Dora Viola “Bunnie” Coupe passed
away peacefully at the Saint Mary
Medical Center in Langhorne. She
was 89.
Relatives and friends are invited
call noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7,
at the Lamb Funeral Home, 101
Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley.
Her memorial service will follow at 1
Anna L. Zimmerman
Anna L. Zimmerman of New Hope
died Dec. 30 at Buckingham Valley
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center,
Buckingham. She was 87.
Relatives and friends are invited to
attend her viewing from 8:30 a.m.
until her funeral service at 10 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Joseph A.
Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East
Butler Ave., New Britain. Interment
will be held privately.
William S. Dunlap Jr.
William “Bill” S. Dunlap Jr. died at
his home in Springfield Township
Jan. 2. He was 72.
A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Jan. 5 in Bethlehem.
Interment will be at the Union
Cemetery of Hellertown.