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Donald B. Moyer

Donald B. Moyer, 91, formerly of Wyndmoor, a retired administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died April 27 at the Pine Run Community in Doylestown, where he had been a resident for the past three years.

When he retired in 1973, Mr. Moyer was an administrator in the department’s Eastern Regional Laboratory in Wyndmoor, where he had spent most of his career.

He served in the Army Air Force during World War II, flying 67 missions in the European and African campaigns as a B-26 bomber pilot. For his service, he was awarded the Croix de Guerre avec Palme and the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters.

He also served in the Korean War and continued his military career as a major in the Air Force Reserve, retiring in 1972.

Mr. Moyer was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Wyndmoor, where he had actively participated in various committees over the years, including the Church Council.

Born and raised in Danville, Pa., he was a graduate of Danville High School and attended Bloomsburg College (now Bloomsburg University).

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Doris Peterson; a daughter, Charlene Bance of North Wales, and two grandchildren. Another daughter, Cheryl Schoening, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held April 30 at Grace Lutheran Church. Interment was in Whitemarsh Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the PARVEE Foundation of Pine Run, 777 Ferry St., Doylestown, PA 18901.


Rosemary Fitzpatrick

Rosemary Fitzpatrick, 81, formerly of Chestnut Hill, died April 26 at Parkhouse Providence Pointe in Royersford, where she had been a resident for the past two months.

The former Rosemary Logue, Mrs. Fitzpatrick was a retired office manager for the Canadian National Railway in Philadelphia, where she had been employed for 30 years. She was a graduate of Hallahan High School.

Mrs. Fitzpatrick is survived by a daughter, Paula F. Wilson, and two grandsons. Brothers Joseph, John and Robert; and sisters Elizabeth, Anna May, Kathleen Bittner and Nancy Kalleck, preceded her in death.

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 4 at Our Mother of Consolation Church in Chestnut Hill. Memorial donations may be made to the Montgomery Hospice, 25 W. Fornance St., Norristown, PA 19401.


Rosemarie Magazine

Rosemarie Magazine, 89, of Mt. Airy, died April 27 at the home of her daughter in Upper Gwynedd.

Mrs. Magaziner had been a legal secretary in the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia and in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. She had also worked for the Kidney Foundation and the Chestnut Hill Business Association.

Born in Germantown, she was the daughter of Charles and Virginia Manzi. She was a graduate of Hallahan High School.

Mrs. Magazine is survived by a son, Joseph Louis Magazine; a daughter, Carla Malatesta; a sister, Rita Galante, and three grandchildren. Her husband, Joseph Louis Magazine, and a brother, Carlo Manzi, preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated May 2 at Holy Cross Church in Mt. Airy. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.


Daniel S. Guyon

Daniel S. Guyon, 69, of Erdenheim, a retired commercial banker and a community activist, died of cancer April 25 at the Mather Health Care Center at The Hill at Whitemarsh.

Mr. Guyon had been active in the Rotary Club of Glenside since 1987, serving as president in 1997 and as governor of Rotary District 7450 from 2002-2003.

As treasurer of the Unmet Needs Committee for the Abington Township flood disaster relief effort, he disbursed funds, delivered supplies and personally made repairs at the homes of flood victims.

Mr. Guyon was a former deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Flourtown. He was an Army veteran.

He was a graduate of Ursinus College and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers, and had pursued advanced studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

He was an avid fisherman and tennis player, and enjoyed travel and reading American history.

A graveside service was held April 30 at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Mt. Airy.

Memorial donations may be made to the Rotary Foundation, c/o the Rotary Club of Glenside, P.O. Box 362, Glenside, Pa. 19038.