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Ricardo M. Ritz Send Condolences

Ricardo M. Ritz of Upper Chichester passed away on November 10th, 2016.  His memorial service will be held Saturday, November 19th at 11am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home, 1459 Market St., Linwood, PA.  Friends and family are invited to call from 10am-11am at the funeral home.  Burial will be private.

» Bonnie R. (Dodson) Sculley Send Condolences
Bonnie R. (Dodson) Sculley, longtime Linwood, PA resident, passed away peacefully at home on November 10, 2016. Born November 11, 1938 in Thorndale, Texas, she was the daughter of the late H.C. and Marie Dodson of Austin, Texas. Prior to moving to Pennsylvania in 1962, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Texas.

Bonnie was the matriarch of her family and dedicated her life to their care. She cherished all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her close friend Cookie, family dinners, holiday celebrations, baking with Hannah and caring for her cats and her faithful dog Krimpet... » More Info

» Alma J June, nee Grogan Send Condolences
Alma J. June, nee Grogan, passed peacefully on November 10th, 2016. Alma was born on March 3rd, 1933 in Scranton, Pa. to Leo Grogan and Alma Grogan, nee Brace. Alma's family moved to Chester area when her father took work at Sun Shipbuilding. Alma lived in Twin Oaks for 66 years with part time residence in Sarasota, Florida.

Alma's early career was in retail, which she continued in after raising her children by working 21 years at WaWa in the Aston area.

Alma was predeceased by her husband of 53 years Bernard L. June, her parents Leo and Alma Grogan, her siblings, Margaret Rubrick, Mariel Anker, James Grogan and Janice Barone... » More Info

» Pasqualine Bess Risenhoover, (n.DeSanto) Send Condolences
Pasqualine "Bess" Risenhoover, nee DeSanto, 96 of Marcus Hook passed away on Sunday October 30th, 2016 at Naamans Creek Country Manor. She was born in Marcus Hook to the late Anthony and Rose DeSanto. She graduated from Eddystone High School with the class of 1938. She was employed for 34 years as a title clerk at the Delaware County Courthouse until her retirement. Bess was a lifelong member of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes Catholic Church where she was active in the BVM Sodality, Mt. Carmel Sodality and the womenís club. She enjoyed baking, playing cards and watching the Phillies.

She was predeceased by her Husband, Oscar Risenhoover who died in 2002... » More Info

» Phyllis Pyrek Herman Send Condolences
Phyllis Pyrek Herman, 69, of Boothwyn died on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. She lived in Chester until joining her husbandís family in Boothwyn upon her marriage. She graduated from Immaculate College in 1968.

A Civil War Enthusiast, she enjoyed reading, needlework, cooking and baking, and visiting museums and historical locations. Phyllis was also an animal lover, growing up with cats, dogs, birds and fish.

She is survived by her husband, Edward J. Herman of Boothwyn; Sister-in-law, Joni Herman (husband, the late Barry Olanoff),.. » More Info

» Marion L. (Gill) Barr Send Condolences
Marion L. (Gill) Barr, 84, formerly of Boothwyn passed away on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at Brinton Manor Nursing Home. She was born at home in Boothwyn to the late Harry and Margaret Gill. She was raised and educated in Boothwyn where she earned her secondary diploma at the age of 37.

Marion was a woman who was dedicated to her home and family. She enjoyed taking day trips as well as vacationing in Ocean City, Md. with her family.

She was predeceased by her Brother, Harry Gill, Jr. and her sister, Margie Bodley... » More Info

» Beatrice P. Shortt Send Condolences
Beatrice P. Shortt passed away on Saturday October 1st, 2016 at Calvert Manor Nursing Home in Rising Sun, MD. She was born to the late Habakkuk and Eleanor Haines in Philadelphia, where she was raised and educated. Beatrice was a woman who was devoted to her home and family.

She is predeceased by her husband, Edwin A. Shortt who died in 1992. She is survived by 2 sons, Edwin Shortt (Diane) of Folcroft and Richard Shortt (Caroline) of Mechanicsburg; Daughter, Patricia Ridgeway (David)...

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» Murry E. Murphy Send Condolences
Murry E. Murphy, 90, of Upper Chichester passed away on Saturday, September 24th, 2016. He was born in Chester to the late Murry J. and Grace Murphy. He worked for 31 years at Phoenix Steel until his retirement. Murry was a veteran of the US Navy with whom he served during WWII.

He was predeceased by his wife, Maxine Murphy and his Son, Timothy Murphy. He is survived by his Daughter, Cindy Shaw (Ken); 1 granddaughter, 1 grandson; 5 great-granddaughters and 1 great-great- grandson...

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» Joseph J. Hughes, Sr. Send Condolences
Joseph J. Hughes, Sr., 79, of Linwood passed away on Saturday September 24, 2016 at Naamans Creek Country Manor. He was born in Philadelphia where he was raised and educated. He graduated from St. Thomas Moore High School with the class of 1955. Joe moved to Marcus Hook in 1972 and has lived in Linwood for the past 17 years.

He worked as a building supervisor for the Smith Kline Corporation for 25 years until his retirement in 1992. Joe was also a veteran of the US Army. He was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Church in Marcus Hook...» More Info

» Rosemary T. Pierce Send Condolences
Rosemary T. Pierce, 82, formerly of Chester passed away on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at Regal Heights in Hockessin, DE. She was born in Chester to the late John and Kathryn Pierce. She was a graduate of Chester High School with the class of 1952. Rosemary worked as a secretary for various companies until her retirement. She was a former member of Resurrection Parish in Chester. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casinos, dining out with family and friends and going to Dairy Queen.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers...  » More Info

» Thomas William Hutchins Send Condolences
Thomas William Hutchins, 73, of Wilmington Delaware, passed away peacefully on Monday August 22, 2016 after a long battle with cancer.

Tom was born to Thomas Morrisey Hutchins and Marie Hutchins (Bartholf) on August 2, 1943. He attended Chichester High School and was involved in many sports before graduating and joining the US Army. Tom opted not to make a career out of the military and was honorably discharged before deciding to attend Temple Universityís Charles Morris Price School of Journalism. He had a true penchant for writing,... » More Info

» Michael P. Poore Send Condolences
Michael P. Poore, 68 of Philadelphia, formerly of Marcus Hook died suddenly on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was born in Chester to the late Raymond and Catherine Poore. Michael was raised and educated in Marcus Hook where he attended Holy Saviour School and later went on to graduate from St. James High School.

He is a veteran of the United States Army with whom he served from 1968-1971. He worked as an operator for the Sun Oil Company until his retirement in 2006. He enjoyed outdoor activities, especially hunting, fishing, boating and motorcycling... » More Info

» William T. Hart Send Condolences
William T. Hart, 62, of Boothwyn passed away on Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at his home. He was born in Chester to William and Joanne Hart. He was raised and educated in Boothwyn where he was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 1972. Bill later went on to graduate from Widener University. He worked for BP Oil, Hercules, and most recently as a procurement manager for Astra Zeneca until his retirement in 2016.

He enjoyed his time coaching in the Chichester Crusaders organization for many years. He loved vintage cars, especially his corvette. He often attended car shows and was a member of car clubs... » More Info

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