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Obituary of John Davis – Fort Washington, PA

John S. Davis of Newtown passed away peacefully surrounded by his beloved family on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Albert Einstein Medical Center. He was 72. John was the loving husband of Carole A. Peterson Davis for 47 years. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Suzanne Davis. John graduated from Princeton University with a major in Electrical Engineering. He then worked for 42 years at IBM as a Systems Engineer. He served as an elder at Thompson Church and was active in the choir and handbell choir. He sang with Cantus Novus, an audition choir group. He also volunteered with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK), Urban Promise-Trenton and the Newtown Township Park and Recreation Committee. In addition to his wife Carole, John is survived by his three sons and their wives: Andy and Penny, Matthew and Charlotte, and Gregg and Lydia. He is also survived by his two precious granddaughters Aria and Daphne, his sisters Barbara Bokor (Larry) and Debora Davis and his brother Ross Davis (Holly). John’s family will receive friends on Monday, July 9, 2018 from 10 a.m. until his memorial service at 11 a.m., followed by a reception at Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1680 Aquetong Rd., New Hope, PA 18938. The funeral will be private. . The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, a donation be sent in John’s name to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). You can do this through the church by sending a check to Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church at the address above, made out to TMPC with John Davis Memorial Gift to TASK in the memo line or to give directly to TASK on the website www.trentonsoupkitchen.org /

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