Our group, sadly, has lost a few good friends and supporters over the past several years. We remember them here...
We are extremely saddened to report the passing of the founder and driving force behind HPHA, Margaret Choate. Margaret founded the Horsham Preservation and Historical Association in 1997 and helped form the Horsham Historic Advisory Committee for Horsham Township. She and her husband retired in 2002 to volunteer full time for the historic association. More about Margaret.
We are sad to report that Danny Alverado, a good friend and active member of HPHA passed away late in 2016
HPHA is saddened again with the loss of another good friend and active supporter of the organization, Tom Ambler of Grindleton, March 5th, 2014.
HPHA is sad to report the passing of another good friend, Archie Ashley on Saturday, March 9, 2013.
We are saddened to report the passing of a good friend, charter member, and a great supporter of HPHA, Claire Kenderdine Ashley, January 6, 2016.
HPHA lost a good friend, supporter, and active member with the recent death of Leon Clemmer on February 28, 2013. Leon was the principle author of HPHA's History of Horsham Book and had done watercolors of many local landmarks.
We were very saddened at the sudden death of a good friend and long-time supporter of HPHA, Mary Jane Clemmer, on May 9, 2015. Mary Jane was serving as treasurer of the organization at the time of her death.
Al Edling, a long-time friend and supporter of HPHA who donated fruit trees and other plants to HPHA, passed away on December 10, 2016 (more about Mr Edling)
HPHA is saddened at the loss of another good friend and supporter, and nephew of Margaret Strawbridge, Thomas Kent, Jan 20, 2016.
Our organization has lost a long-time friend and very generous supporter with the recent death of Joseph Hallowell "Buck" Penrose Jr on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Mr Penrose was a direct descendant both of William and Hannah Penrose, who built what we now call the Penrose-Strawbridge House, and John Kirk, the stone mason who built the Keith House.
HPHA is sad to again report the loss of a good friend and community leader, Wayne C.Watson, on July 10, 2016.