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1924 Marjorie 2021

Marjorie Horner

January 10, 1924 — October 8, 2021


Marjorie Montonario Horner, 97, of Quakertown passed away on October 8 2021. She was the daughter of John and Virginia (Chandlee) Hewitt of Haver de Grace, Maryland. The Chandlee roots have been traced back to 1500’s Ireland. Benjamin Chandlee emigrated to Philadelphia in 1680 where he apprenticed under Abel Cottey and became a famous watch and clockmaker in the Nottingham region of Maryland and Pennsylvania. One of his grandfather clocks and a compass with decorative casing are on display at the Smithsonian museum.

In her early 20’s, Marjorie was a clothes model which is unusual for someone with diminutive stature, but her style and beauty earned her the title of “Miss Breyer Ice Cream”. She later worked as an LPN at Lower Bucks Hospital and Delaware Valley Hospital in the 60’s and 70’s. She moved to Sun City, AZ in 1985 and returned to Bucks County in 1997. She was a wonderful cook known for her soups and pies. Her needlework capabilities included cross stitch, knitting and embroidery creating beautiful wall hangings and baby clothes.

Marjorie is survived by her three sons, Alfred Jr (Rick) (Kathy) of Levittown, Quentin (Craig) (Patricia) of Bozeman, MT and Kevin Montonario of Quakertown; Eight grandchildren Joseph (Lisa), Anthony (Leeann), Alfred (Rich) (Gwen), Autumn and Patty Montonario all of Bucks County, Shanna Lichtfus (Seth) and Angela Eisenbower of Bucks County; Richard Andrew Montonario of North Carolina; and four great grandchildren, 1 step great grandson and one step great great grandson; Brothers Wilbur Hewitt of Malvern, PA and Joseph Walker (Bobbi) of Rehoboth Beach, DE, sister Elaine Fischer of Lovettesville, VA, brother-in-law Quentin Monte of Montgomery County and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Alfred Richard Montonario Sr in1979 and her second husband Raymond Horner in 1997; Her parents, sister Norma

Hewitt, brothers Donald and John Hewitt, niece Cheryl Fischer Breckinridge; sister in laws, Marguerite Montonario Amway, Mary Hewitt and Mary Sue Monte.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Naugle Funeral Home of Quakertown, PA.

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