Due to the Coronavirus situation and the safety of our Members the Council decided to cancel the Annual Meeting scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2021. An information package including the Annual Report (Booklet) and a ballot will be mailed to all Members.
Born on July 19, 1955 in Schaffhausen. After graduation from the University of Zürich, she became an attorney. She met her husband, Albert, in 1982 while on a special project at the company he was an executive with. They both move to the US in 1992, as he got transferred from Switzerland. His job led … Continue Reading
The Swiss Societies mourn the passing of our long-time member Mrs. Angela Von Arx who passed away on October 21, 2020 in Shillington, PA. Angela and her husband Franz joined our society in 1974 and became members of the Swiss Benevolent Society of Philadelphia in 1977. Angela also served on the board of the SBS … Continue Reading
The Swiss Societies mourn the passing of long-time member Mr. Max Hess who passed away on September 12, 2020 in Albrightsville, PA. Max and his wife Lydia joined the Swiss Benevolent Society of Philadelphia in 1994 and became members of our society in 1997. On behalf of the Swiss Community we extend heartfelt condolences to … Continue Reading
It is with a very sad heart that we need to inform you that our dearest Ken Sturzenegger passed away due to complications with brain cancer. Kenneth joined our society in 1989 and was a Life Member. He was also a Life Member of the Swiss Benevolent Society which he had joined in 2009. On behalf … Continue Reading
The Council of the society just learned that our longtime Member Mrs. Doris M. Avery, at age 87, passed way on November 19, 2017. Doris lived in Swarthmore, PA and was a member since 1990. She served on the Nominating Committee in 1997 and became a Maurice Rohrbach Contributing Member in 2015. Our membership extends … Continue Reading
The New Helvetic Society mourns the passing of our long-time member Ms. Roesli Moser. Roesli passed away on October 28, 2019. May Roesli Rest In Peace!