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Margaret "Ann" Cowell Linkenheimer Britton

Obituary for Margaret "Ann" Cowell Linkenheimer Britton

July 6, 2016


Margaret "Ann" Cowell Linkenheimer Britton, age 84, died peacefully on July 6, 2016, at Pine Run Health Center, Doylestown, Pa.

Born in Monessen, Pa., Ann was the daughter of the late Sylvester E. and Laura B. Cowell, and wife of the late Wayne H. Linkenheimer. She is survived by her husband, William Britton. Ann was the proud mother of Barbara Ann and Robert Wayne (Tricia) Linkenheimer, and grandmother to Ashleigh, Brittany and Douglas Linkenheimer.

Ann graduated from Grove City College receiving a Bachelor of Science degree, graduated from Margaret Morrison Carnegie College earning her secretarial degree and earned her Master Degree from Trenton State in Business Education. She enjoyed her years working at Johnson Kendall and Johnson and teaching at Bucks County Community College.

An avid traveler, Ann explored Europe, South Africa, and China. She generously donated her time as secretary to the Newtown Historic Association and served as a member of Doylestown Hospital's chaplain services. As a young mother, Ann also volunteered at Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church. In later years she was active at the Newtown Presbyterian and Doylestown Presbyterian churches.

Relatives and friends are invited to Ann's Life Celebration on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10 AM to 11AM and her funeral service at 11 Am at the Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1680 Aquetong Road, New Hope, Pa 18938. Internment will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Ann's name may be made to Newtown Historic Association, Inc. 105 Court Street, P.O. Box 303, Newtown, Pa 18940 or The Village Improvement Association of Doylestown, 595 West State Street, Doylestown, Pa 18901.

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  • Newtown Historic Association, Inc.
    105 Court Street, P.O. Box 303
    Newtown, PA 18940

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