Kindly transcribed and submitted by Leslie Waidler

The Intelligencer

Sunday, July 13, 2003 


CATHARINE (BENNER) WENTZ BLEAM of Quakertown died Friday, July 11, 2003, in St. Luke's Bethlehem Hospital, Lehigh County. She was 91.

She was the wife of the late ROBERT WENTZ and the late RAYMOND W. BLEAM.

Born in Harleysville, she was a daughter of the late JONATHAN K. and MINNIE G. (SWARTLEY) BENNER.

Catharine was a dietary supervisor for Allentown State Hospital for 15 years before retiring in 1977. Previously she worked for Quakertown School District in the Richland Elementary School cafeteria.

She was a member of First Church of the Brethren, Quakertown, where she was active on the kitchen committee, Quilter's Circle and the Sunshine Sisters.

A member of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees, Catharine also was a volunteer with Quakertown Grand View Hospice and Peter Becker Community in Harleysville.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, in First Church of the Brethren, Quakertown. Family and friends are invited to call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, in Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral Home, 20 N. Ambler St., Quakertown. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Quakertown.

The Free Press

August 14, 2003




GRACE BLEAM, 90, of Richlandtown, formerly of Pleasant Valley, died Aug. 3, 2003 in Phoebe Richland Health Care Center.

She was the wife of the late ASHER BLEAM.

Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late ELMER and SUSIE (CAMPBELL) STRAWN.

She was a member of Calvary Bible Fellowship Church in Coopersburg.

Memorial services were held Aug. 8.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Bible Fellowship Church, 6782 N. Main St., Coopersburg, PA 18036 or to Alzheimer's Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Dr., P.O. Box 1950, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1950.

Arrangements: C.R. Strunk Funeral Home Inc., 821 W. Broad St., Quakertown, PA 18951





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