Posted: November 25, 1993


Lois R. Morgan Kimble, 64, of Hatboro, a professor emeritus of nursing at Bucks County Community College in Newtown Township, died Nov. 16 at Grand View Hospital in Sellersville.

Mrs. Kimble was born in Scranton, and graduated from West Scranton High School in 1946 and then from Keystone Junior College in La Plume, Pa. She got her nursing degree from the Moses Taylor School of Nursing in Scranton in 1950.

She received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College in 1975, a master's degree in education from Beaver College in 1978 and a master's degree in nursing from Widener University in 1984.

At the time of her death, Mrs. Kimble was professor emeritus in the nursing education department at BCCC, having retired in August.

Mrs. Kimble is survived by her husband of 42 years, John R. Kimble, and a daughter, Alison Lee Simpkins.

A funeral service was held on Friday at the A. Groh Schneider Funeral Home in Hatboro. Burial was in Dunmore Cemetery in Dunmore, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lehman Memorial United Methodist Church, 300 S. York Rd., Hatboro, Pa. 19040.


John E. Camburn Sr., 76, formerly of Ambler, a retired machine maintenance supervisor, died Nov. 15 at his home in Tunkhannock, Pa.

Mr. Camburn was born in Ambler, graduated from Ambler High School in 1935 and had lived in Ambler until 1972, when he moved to Sullivan County and then to Tunkhannock 11 years ago.

For 33 years, Mr. Camburn was employed by Standard Pressed Steel Co. in Jenkintown. He was head of machine maintenance at his retirement in 1972.

He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Ambler for many years and had served on its vestry.

Mr. Camburn is survived by his wife of 54 years, Doris Parsons Camburn; two daughters, Susan Clarke and Linda Brown; a son, John E. Jr.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, and a sister.

A funeral service was held on Friday at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Lansdale. Burial was in Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Prospectville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements were made by the Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home in Ambler.


Edith Meyer Grier, 91, a homemaker, died Nov. 6 at her home at Rydal Park.

Mrs. Grier was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Germantown High School. She had been a resident of Glenside for 59 years before moving to Rydal Park in 1983.

Mrs. Grier was known for her expertise as a seamstress and milliner. She had made her own clothes, had sewn clothes for members of her church, and had knitted children's clothes for her churches' missionary efforts.

For 57 years she was the wife of Harold N. Grier Sr., who died in 1979.

Mrs. Grier is survived by a son, Harold N. Grier Jr.; a grandson, and two great-grandsons.

A memorial service was held on Nov. 11 at Rydal Park. Burial was private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carmel Presbyterian Church, Edge Hill Road and Mount Carmel Avenue, Glenside, Pa. 19038, to benefit the Memorial Fund.

Arrangements were made by the Baron Rowland Funeral Home Inc. in Abington.


Salvatore "Sam" Caterisano, 89, of Ardsley, a retired operating engineer, died Nov. 8 at Abington Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Caterisano was born and educated in Ambler and had been a resident of Ardsley for 51 years.

For many years, he was a member of Operating Engineers Union Local No. 542 in Philadelphia. He was employed for many years by Standard Pressed Steel Co. in Jenkintown, and then by Glasgow Inc. in Glenside.

As a young man, Mr. Caterisano played baseball for the Glenside Athletic Club in the Philadelphia Suburban Baseball League.

He was a member of the Glenside Fire Company, a former member of the Edge Hill Fire Company and an active member of Moose Lodge No. 1101 in Willow Grove.

Mr. Caterisano is survived by his wife of 70 years, Julia Politano Caterisano; three daughters, Connie Duckworth, Eleanor Heyse and Reggie Kirby; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and two sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial was said on Nov. 10 at Queen of Peace Church in Ardsley. Burial was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Wyndmoor.

Memorial contributions may be made to Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1101, Woodlawn and Davisville Roads, Willow Grove, Pa. 19090.

Arrangements were made by the Joseph J. McGoldrick Funeral Home in Jenkintown.

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