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Terrence W. "Terry" Cooke

59 of West Rockhill Twp., Quakertown, passed away on May 5th at 4:20 PM in Grandview Hospital, Sellersville. Terry was the husband of Alain (Hoch) Cooke for 27 years. Born in Lansdale, PA., he was the son of Mary G. "Trudy" (Gingrich) Cooke of Gwynedd, PA and Dr. Thomas Cooke and wife, Nancy, Indianapolis, IN. Terry was a 1976 graduate of Souderton High School and received his bachelor's in accounting from Spring Garden College, Philadelphia. He was currently employed as the Operations Manager for United Electric Supply Co. of Lansdale for over 30 years. Terry was a world traveler who enjoyed learning about other cultures, he kept his yard and gardens at his home immaculate, and loved his pets, dogs; Jett and Bruno and cat; Casper. He gave many hours of volunteer time for Union Cemetery of Quakertown and Grief to Grace. Surviving in addition to his wife and parents are a sister, Rebecca Cooke, Flagstaff, AZ and two brothers, Bryan Cooke and wife, Evelyn, Marlton, NJ, Randy Cooke and wife, Tracey, Webster, NY. Also surviving is his goddaughter, Allison Haupt; and many beloved nieces and nephews. Terry's request would have been no religious services, but the family will be receiving relatives and friends with a viewing on both Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 PM in the Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 135 W. Pumping Station Rd., Quakertown. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his memory to Grief to Grace, Living Scripture Institute, 743 Roy Rd., King of Prussia, PA. 19406. CRAMP-HUMMEL Funeral Home, Centre Park, Reading has charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.cramp-hummelfuneralhome.com

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Robert L. "Bob" Green

86, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 139 N. Michael Street, St. Marys, died on Monday, May 14, 2018 following a lengthy illness.

He was born on June 25, 1931, in Ridgway, a son of the late Charles Lamar and Mary Ann Fields Green.

On January 23, 1965, in Queen of the World Church, he married Mary Jo Weber, who survives.

Bob graduated from St. Marys Area High School and then received his degree as a Funeral Director from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He owned and operated a funeral home in New Bloomfield, PA, before returning to St. Marys in 1977 and partnering with John J. Lynch to form the Lynch-Green Funeral Home. Bob was a kind and humble funeral director who helped many families over the years. He was active in the Rotary Club for more than 50 years, and had also been a Shriner and a Mason. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and especially enjoyed going to camp in Potter County. He also enjoyed having coffee with his friends at McDonald's and other local eateries over the years. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife of more than 53 years, Mary Jo Weber Green, he is survived by two daughters, Kelly Elder and her husband Dale of Mt. Lebanon, and Marsan O'Leary and her husband Kevin of St. Marys. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Montana and Grace Elder and Bryce and Sydney O'Leary.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Darrel Green and Karrol Green, and by a sister, Mary Lou Lecker.

Funeral Services for Robert L. Green will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church, 140 N. St. Marys Street, St. Marys, PA with Rev. Timothy Hoover officiating.

Interment will follow in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lynch-Green Funeral Home and online condolences may be made to the family at www.LynchGreenFuneralHome.com

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Damian M. Petaccio

41, of Royersford, died suddenly Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Spring City. He was the husband of Andrea (Wanner) Petaccio. They would have been married 15 years in the fall.

Damian was born in Norristown, the youngest of three sons to James F. and H. Patricia (Nash) Petaccio. He was a 1995 graduate of St. Pius X High School, where he played soccer and tennis. He graduated Northampton Community College's Funeral Service Ed. Program in 1998 and embarked on a 20 year career for Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home Inc. of Phoenixville and Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home of Royersford where he was the current supervisor.

In addition to being a dedicated professional to the families he served, he took great pride in his community service. He was faithful member of Sacred Heart Church, where among his duties were serving on Pastoral Council, Ushering and "The Scrounger" for the Parish Fair. He also coached CYO Soccer at Sacred Heart for 15 years.

He was also an active Rotarian with the Spring-Ford Rotary. He was a Past President and currently serving as Secretary. He also was the Event Coordinator for Rotary's Wine and Beer Festival, launched last September in Limerick. He also ran for several years a Helicopter Golf Tournament which benefitted Make A Wish.
In addition to his wife and parents are brothers: James F. Petaccio II and Bill Petaccio of Royersford; Nephew, Nicholas J. Petaccio and Niece, Marcella Rita Kucera; two aunts: Janet Burns, wife of the late Joseph, of Royersford and Judy Petaccio of Trappe; and several cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Lewis Rd. and Walnut Street, Royersford, PA. Calling time will be from 8:00 till 10:45 am. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spring-Ford Rotary, PO Box 124, Royersford, PA 19468.

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