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Obituary for Maxine E. Hirsch

February 3, 2017
Newtown, Pennsylvania

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Maxine E. Hirsch, 88, of Newtown, PA died on February 3, 2017 at Pennswood Village, Newtown, PA. Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Loraine and Seymour Hirsch.

Maxine was a cherished friend of many, including colleagues from Bucks County Community College, and workers at Pennswood Village. Maxine had a unique, witty and caring personality that allowed her to quickly develop friendships. An avid traveler, Maxine made many friends across the globe. Maxine began her career as a first grade teacher who deeply cared about the students she worked with. She began individualizing instruction long before it became a popular teaching technique. After getting her Masters from the University of Florida and her Ph.D. from Rutgers University and she began teaching at Bucks County Community College. Maxine was instrumental in developing both the Education Transfer and Early Childhood programs at the College. Maxine was passionate about many causes giving her time freely to many organizations including A Woman's Place, Planned Parenthood and the Michener Museum.

Interment will be private.

Donations can be made in Maxine's memory to Planned Parenthood or A Woman's Place.

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