Death Notices

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Death Notices: Clergy & Spouses

Rev. Jack T. Buttimer

We have been informed of the death of the Rev. Jack T. Buttimer on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon.  A retired United Methodist pastor, he was a… Read more

Mrs. Lucille Hultsch

We received word of the death of Mrs. Lucille Hultsch, surviving spouse of the Rev. David Smith Hultsch. She passed away on Sept. 21, 2016.  She is survived by their… Read more

The Rev. Dale Norris Cowan

We have received notice that The Rev. Dale Norris Cowan passed away July 25, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Linda Cowan, and sons Scott T. Cowan and Kevin… Read more

Rev. Reid Stroud

We received notice that the Rev. Reid Stroud, an Eastern PA Conference retired Elder, passed away July 2, 2016. A memorial for him will be held Saturday, July 16, at 10 AM for visitation… Read more

Mrs. Muriel Mae Allyn

We received word of the death of Mrs. Muriel Mae Allyn, who passed away on June 15, 2016.  She was the surviving spouse of the Rev. Pearce A. Smith.  There will… Read more

Geraldine Bowen Havens

Geraldine Bowen Havens, age 95, of Des Moines, WA., died May 14, 2016.  She was a surviving spouse of the Rev. Reeves C. Havens Jr., a retired elder of the… Read more

Mrs. Diane Whitehead

Mrs. Diane Whitehead, the widow of the late Rev. Edward Whitehead, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2016.  Rev. Whitehead served the Audenried-Jeanesville UM Church from Sept. 1, 2009, until… Read more

The Rev. Kenneth L. Beale Sr.

The Rev. Kenneth L. Beale Sr. a retired Elder in the Eastern PA Conference, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016. He was 89. Raised in Eden Methodist Church, he… Read more

The Rev. James A. Landis

We received word of the death of the Rev. James A. Landis, a Retired Associate Member of the Eastern PA Conference, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  A resident of Horsham… Read more

Rev. Erwin E. Boettcher

We received word that the Rev. Erwin E. Boettcher, 89, of Lancaster, passed away on May 2, 2016.  He was on loan to the Eastern PA Conference from the Moravian Church when he… Read more