Category Archives: Families in the News

Grace Godshalk remembered as ‘Lower Makefield’s mom’

Grace Godshalk has died at 81. She was instrumental in founding Lower Makefield PA’s 9/11 Garden of Reflection to honor her son William, who was killed in the attacks.

An article about this remarkable woman by Thomas Friestad of the Bucks County Courier Times can be read here. 

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Playground to honor memory of Clark’s Caitlin Nelson

A playground will be built and named for Caitlin Nelson, daughter of PAPD Officer James Nelson. Caitlin died last year after choking during a charity eating contest. Her dad was killed on 9/11. 

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Jeff Coombs Foundation steps up for Quincy family in need

The  Massachusetts-based Jeff Coombs Foundation has bought a custom two-child stroller to help a family with two disabled children, aged 1 and 12, reports Ellen Tiernan for The Patriot Ledger.  Christie Coombs, Jeff Coombs widow, began the foundation to honor her husband, who was killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, read about the Krystyniak family, who have […]

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