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Catherine F. Bechtel

March 5, 2009

Catherine F. Bechtel of Martins Point passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 5, 2009. Catherine was born April 6, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA and was the daughter of the late James F. & Catherine J. Donnelly. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Bechtel.

Catherine worked for Bristol Township School District for seven years and retired from Coyne Search Services in Levittown, PA.

Catherine is survived by her six children: Patricia (John), Catherine (Clyde), Clare, Teresa (Michael), Donna, and Robert F. Jr. (Ruth) as well as her thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Catherine’s favorite activities included: family gatherings, reading books, ceramics, crocheting, and the outer banks sunsets.

Services and interment will be held privately. Catherine was a loving and caring mom, mommom and friend who will be truly missed.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to Dare Home, Health and Hospice P.O. Box 1000 Manteo, NC 27954, Special Olympics Bucks County 3535 Rockview Drive Bristol, PA 19007 and St. Jude’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105. Gallop Funeral Services,Inc. was entrusted with arrangements. Condolences to the family may be sent via the on-line register at