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» Phyllis Pyrek Herman Send Condolences
Phyllis Pyrek Herman, 69, of Boothwyn died on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. She lived in Chester until joining her husband’s 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 University’s 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

» Elizabeth Theresa "Bette" Loveland Send Condolences
Elizabeth Theresa "Bette" Loveland, nee Meehan, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Genesis Healthcare (formerly the Franciscan Care Center) in Hockessin, Delaware. She was born and raised in Lenni, Pa, where she attended St. Francis De Sales Elementary School and later, Media High School. She was a former member of ABVM Church, West Grove, Pa and St. John Fisher in Boothwyn, Pa.

Elizabeth was an extraordinary woman who was defined by who and how much she loved. She was a faithful and dedicated wife to her loving husband, Frank Preston Loveland ,who died in 1990... » More Info

» Josephine Ellis Send Condolences
Josephine Ellis passed away on Friday July 15th, 2016 at Jennersville Hospital. She was born to the late Ralph and Marie Fonio. She was raised and educated in South Philadelphia.

Josephine was a woman dedicated to her home and family. She also worked for many years at Donut Haven at the Booth’s Corner Farmer's Market. She loved to cook and was well known for her meatballs. She also enjoyed reading. Josephine was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford, PA.

She was predeceased by her husband, Mathew L. Ellis; Son, John L. Ellis; grandson, John Ellis; daughter-in-law, Ruth M. Ellis; Sister, Yolanda Antico... » More Info

» Jessie B. Strain Send Condolences
Jessie B. Strain, 86, of Lewes, DE passed away peacefully at her home with her loving children by her side. Jessie was born to the late Leon and Catherine Moore. She was a woman who was dedicated to her home and family. In her later years, she enjoyed her time working at Sears and Pantry Pride. She liked to do counted cross stitch, cook, bake and color. She loved her collection of antique dolls as well. What she enjoyed most, however, was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph P. Strain; father of her 9 children, Reginald Shaw; Son, Wayne; Sister, Catherine Frank. She is survived by her children... » More Info

» Carl R. Wimble, Sr. Send Condolences
Carl R. Wimble, Sr., 82, of Boothwyn passed away on July 12th, 2016. Carl was born in Chester to the late William and Louise Nerz Wimble. He was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 1954, where he excelled in sports and made many friends.

Following high school, he played sports for many years and was also involved in coaching. He received a Special Recognition Award from the Marcus Hook Old-timers for his many years of outstanding service to the community. Carl worked for 35 years at ICI, Americas in New Castle, DE until his retirement in 1995. He enjoyed his retired years going to his cabin and celebrating holidays at Moon Lake in Ashland, PA... » More Info

» Donald W. Paterson, Jr. Send Condolences
Donald W. Paterson, Jr., 72, formerly of Linwood passed away on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at the West Gate Hills Rehabilitation Center in Havertown, PA. Donald spent most of his life in Linwood where he resided with his sister. He earned a living working many different jobs. Among them, he worked at Westinghouse; He drove a bus for SEPTA, where he was introduced to his wife; He enjoyed time as an EMT; and his final job was at McDonald's in Linwood.

He was an avid accordion player, which was passed down to him by his late mother. He loved playing his mother of pearl accordion which he proudly played with the Uptown String band. He always looked forward to New Year's day... » More Info

» Richard Pino Send Condolences
Richard Pino, 61, of Wallingford passed away on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at his home. He was born to Ricardo and Marth Ann Pino. He was raised and educated in Wallingford where he was a graduate of Nether Providence High School. He later went on to graduate from Widener University in 1979 with a degree in Electrical engineering.

Richard enjoyed playing chess as a member of Widener’s Chess Club, watching movies and building and working on computers.

He was predeceased by his mother, Martha Ann Pino. He is survived by his children... » More Info

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