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John Leach Fawthorp Obituary
JOHN LEACH FAWTHORP John Leach Fawthorp - 89, of Harleysville, PA; formerly of Souderton, PA passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Peter Becker Community. He was the loving husband of Emma Lou (McKim) Fawthorp for 43 years. John was born in Lansdale, PA to the late Charles & Dorothy (Underkoffler) Fawthorp. He graduated from Souderton High School, class of 1941. John served in the US Navy during WWII and participated in 8 invasions in the South Pacific. He worked for the family business "Jacques-DeLoux sweater company in Sellersville, PA. John then worked as a commission merchant in the Springfield-Delaware county area. He then worked for N. F. Landis & Son in Souderton, PA. John was employed as a Maintenance Worker for Grand View Hospital for 14 years. He was a member of Shiloh Lodge F. & A.M. No. 558 of Lansdale, Pennsylvania. John was a member of Immanuel Leidy's Church. In addition to his wife, John is survived by his three daughters, Linda C. Johnson & husband, Harry of Telford, PA, Betsy J. Seiz & husband, Fred of Wellsboro, PA, Wanda Haberle & husband, Scott of Perkiomenville, PA; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren and a sister, Carol Kulp of Silver Springs, MD. In addition to his parents & 1st wife, Betty (Fisher) Walsh, he was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Alexander Serbu and a brother, Charles P. Fawthorp. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am at Peter Becker Community Chapel, 800 Maple Ave, Harleysville, Pennsylvania 19438 where friends may meet with the family from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Inurnment will take place at Immanuel Leidy's Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Immanuel Leidy's Church, 276 W. Cherry Lane, Souderton, PA 18964. Arrangements by: Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit www.andersfh.com
Published in The Reporter on July 8, 2014
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