It is with deep regret that the Franconia Twp. Police Department announces the passing of retired Officer David J. Shaner. Dave died earlier today from apparent natural causes. He had served with the department from 1976 until his retirement in 2003. During his career, Dave had served as the department's Juvenile Officer as well as the D.A.R.E. instructor at the West Broad Street Elementary School.
There is no funeral arrangement information to provide at this point. The department will post the info here as soon as it becomes available.
James Joseph Lavin, Jr., 84, loving husband of Anne F. (Dziewit) Lavin, Julian Dr., Skippack Twp., died Tuesday, at his home. He was a former resident of E. Norriton Twp. and Roxborough section of Philadelphia.
Mr. Lavin was born on November 25, 1929, in Philadelphia, and was a son of the late James J. and Marion (McKenna) Lavin. Read More...