Articles written in sympathy to mark the passing of a loved one.

Sympathy: Mary Murray

Submitted by Jay C. Treat on Sat, 08/29/2020 - 9:34 pm

Mary Murray, the mother of Julie Koontz, entered her heavenly home Wednesday night, August 19, 2020. Julie and Tracy had traveled to Ohio to spend some time with Mary, knowing it would likely be their last visit with her.

Sympathy: Frank Johnston

Submitted by Jay C. Treat on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 5:08 pm

Frank Johnston entered his heavenly home about 7:30 Thursday evening, August 20.  Pat, Susan, Jeff, Will and I were with him at the time.  It is hard to say good-bye to one who has meant so much to us and to so many others.

Sympathy: Charlotte Nelson

Submitted by Jay C. Treat on Wed, 08/26/2020 - 4:21 pm

Charlotte Nelson, Paul Rabe’s mother, died on July 31 at the nursing home where she lived in California. Paul and Cheryl traveled to California for Charlotte’s service, which was on Friday, August 21.

Charlotte Louise (Biddle) Nelson, passionate supporter of Santa Barbara and all its goodness, passed away peacefully, of natural causes, on August 1st, 2020. She was 91.

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Sympathy: Mary Anne Eurich

Submitted by Jay C. Treat on Sat, 10/19/2019 - 2:07 pm

Mary Anne Eurich, a former, long-time member of this congregation, died on October 10, following several years of declining health. Mary Anne's sweet, gentle spirit and strength will be missed.

A memorial service for Mary Anne was held at The Manor at the Willow Valley Retirement Community, where she resided for a number of years, on Saturday, November 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Sympathy: Marion Johnson

Submitted by Jay C. Treat on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 3:26 pm

Marion Johnson passed into her heavenly home in the early morning of Saturday, April 13. We'll miss you, Marion.

There was a Service in Loving Memory of Marion Johnson on Friday, May 3, at 11:30 AM in the church sanctuary. A reception followed the service. Interment took place at Philadelphia Memorial Park in Malvern at 10:00 AM (before the memorial service).

Sympathy: Bert Combs

Submitted by Janet Moore on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:34 pm
My mother, Marilyn Combs, bid farewell to her husband of 17 years, Bert, this morning, March 5, 2017. Bert had been in declining health for several years now, and only last week he was placed in hospice care at the nursing home where he had been living.