Mary Hopkins volunteer, Need-in-Deed co-founder

Obituaries | January 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Mary Randall Hopkins, 73, a lay church leader and volunteer advocate, died on Dec 21, 2018, at a family home at Piper Shores near Prouts Neck, Maine. Hopkins was born in Doylestown and lived in Chestnut Hill her whole life. She graduated from Springside School in 1963. A stay-at-home mom who raised two sons from […]

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Charles Lawrence, renowned stained-glass artist

Obituaries | January 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Noted American stained-glass artist and longtime Mt. Airy resident Charles Z. Lawrence died on Jan. 1, at 83. Lawrence, who began his career in 1956 as an apprentice to master craftsman Rudolph Henrick Beunz, was known for a bold, gothic revival style best typified by five windows in the Washington National Cathedral. In the 1960s, […]

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Barbara Torode, graphic designer

Obituaries | January 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Barbara Torode, 80, died unexpectedly on Jan. 3 in her Mt. Airy home. She was a retired graphic designer. Born in New York City, she came to Philadelphia to attend the Philadelphia College of Art, now the University of the Arts, graduating in 1959. She worked as an art director for several advertising agencies, notably […]

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Obituary: Inseparable couple married 66 years, Richard and Dorothea Kishbaugh, die days apart

News, Obituaries | January 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Wyndmoor residents Richard and Dorothea Kishbaugh, who were married 66 years, died days apart in December at their home in the Springhouse Estates in Upper Gwynned. Richard, 91, died on Dec. 22. Dorothea, 90, died on Dec. 26. Both died from complications from cardiovascular disease. Richard (Dick) Deane Kishbaugh was born in […]

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Joseph P. McNichol Jr., football coach

Obituaries | November 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Joseph P. McNichol, 77, formerly of Mt. Airy, a football coach who had worked with several high school teams in the Philadelphia area, died Nov. 17 of cancer at his home in Lafayette Hill. Mr. McNichol was probably best known for his years at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, from 1969 to 1976, where […]

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Judith Campbell, volunteer

Obituaries | November 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

Judith Anne (Brewer) Campbell, 85, died on Nov. 9 in Lafayette Hill. Campbell, the oldest of three children, was born to Walter Cranston (“Cran”) and Mary Elise Reily (“Bunny”) Brewer on Sept. 8, 1933. She lived in the suburbs of Philadelphia for most of her life and was married to Gordon Custis (“Gus”) Campbell (d. […]

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Obituary: Tom P. Monteverde, renowned lawyer, successfully sued KKK in Civil Rights Era

Obituaries | November 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Michael Scullin Tom P. Monteverde, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer and Chestnut Hill Resident whose career spanned over six decades, died on Nov. 16 of natural causes. He was 91. Monteverde specialized in commercial litigation, often accepting difficult cases for clients unable to find another lawyer who would agree to represent them. “Tom Monteverde epitomized […]

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