Obituaries

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Charmaine P. Brown 1928-2013

CHARMAINE P. BROWN, age 84, of Williamsburg, VA, formerly of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013, at the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of Raymond L. Brown, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, PA, she was the daughter of the late Grayson and Julia Kelly Patchell. She was a Bookkeeper at Longwood gardens, retiring in 1985. Mrs. Brown enjoyed...

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Warren M. Devonshire

Warren M. Devonshire 1928-2013

WARREN M. DEVONSHIRE, age 84, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Milania "Millie" Franceschine Devonshire, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Yorklyn, DE, he was the son of the late William and Ella Carrigan Devonshire. Warren was a Senior Gardener at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pa, retiring in 1993, after 38 1/2 years of service. He was a...

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Dora Canter Wood

Dora Canter Wood 1928-2013

Dora Canter Wood, age 85 of West Grove, PA died Friday September 13, 2013 at Brandywine Nursing Home in Wilmington DE. She was the wife of the late Leroy Wood who died in 1995 and with whom she shared 34 years of marriage. Born in Shouns TN, she was a daughter of the late Charles C. Canter and the late Inez Eggers Canter. Dora worked for Leon Pizzini and Sons in Avondale for many years retiring in 1998. She was a longtime member of the Avon...

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Henry "Hank" Peter Giedzinski

Henry "Hank" Peter Giedzinski 1941-2013

Henry Peter Giedzinski ("Hank"), 72, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, died on September 12, 2013, at LifeCare Hospital of Chester County. Strong until the end, he was surrounded by his wife of 47 years, Kathleen Fagan Giedzinski, and his loving family. Hank was born in New Britain, Connecticut, son of the late Henry A. Giedzinski and Cecilia Augustyn Giedzinski. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 1959, enlisted in the Navy,...

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Anne Carozzo "Pink Grandmom" Lafferty 1916-2013

ANNE CAROZZO "Pink Grandmom" LAFFERTY, age 97, of Avondale, PA, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013,at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Alfred Lafferty, who passed away in 1984. Born in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Caroline Secco Carozzo. Mrs. Lafferty was a Beautician. She owned and operated Hockessin Beauty Shop, retiring in 1991 She was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful...

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Adolfo Jesus Zavala Zavala 1951-2013

ADOLFO JESUS ZAVALA ZAVALA, age 62, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was the husband of Maria Lina Zavala Bedolla. You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 5:00 to 7:00 Monday evening, September 16, 2013, at St, Rocco's Catholic Church, 333 Sunny Dell Road, Avondale, PA. His Funeral Mass will follow at 7:00. Burial will be in Mexico Arrangements by the Cleveland &...

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Michael J. Rigler

Michael J. Rigler 1953-2013

Michael J. Rigler, age 60, of Landenberg, PA, died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Heartland Hospice House in Pike Creek, DE. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was a son of Earl K. and Alma (Hendrickson) Rigler of Landenberg, PA. He was a 1971 graduate of Kennett High school where he excelled at all sports, especially basketball. He then attended York College and graduated from Goldey Beacom College with an associates degree. Michael was an...

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Jon Arthur Schwenk

Jon Arthur Schwenk 1969-2013

Jon Arthur Schwenk, age 44 of Cochranville, PA, died Friday September 6, 2013 at his home. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Arthur Schwenk and Linda (Donlen) Schwenk of Cochranville. Jon served our country in the Air Force during Operation Desert Storm. He was a Technician in the HVAC industry for several local companies. Jon was a lover of nature and all things outdoors. He enjoyed fishing and bird watching. ...

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Esther Pierson Elvin

Esther Pierson Elvin 1924-2013

Esther Pierson Elvin, age 88, of Unionville, died Wednesday September 4, 2013 at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of the late Trevor Elvin who died in 2009 and with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in London Grove, she was a daughter of the late George and Emily Mason Pierson. Esther was a 1943 graduate of Unionville High School. She was a member of Unionville Presbyterian Church, the East Lynn Grange, the Chester...

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Claire C. Finn 1933-2013

CLAIRE C. FINN, age 80, of Princeton, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at her residence. Born in Teaneck, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Harry H. and Agnes Fillot Finn. Claire was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Princeton, NJ She was an avid reader, enjoyed going to Church and being with her family and friends. Claire is survived by two brothers, George A. Finn of Lewes, DE and Edward J. Finn of...

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Robert Daniel Sampson, Sr.

Robert Daniel Sampson, Sr. 1923-2013

Robert Daniel Sampson Sr. age 90 of Kennett Square, PA died Tuesday September 3, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Olive Louise Sampson, nee Smith, who died in 2012 and with whom he shared 69 years and 4 months of marriage. Born in Ironwood, Michigan in 1923, he was a son of the late James and Frances Sampson, nee Hudy, and brother to Margaret, Raymond, and Richard all of whom pre-deceased him. In 1943 Bob...

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Doris P. Oyler 1928-2013

Doris P. Oyler, age 85 of Kennett Square, PA died Monday September 2, 2013 at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester PA. Born in Gettysburg, PA she was a daughter of the late Carl and Myrtle Strickhauser Oyler. Doris graduated from Shippensburg University. She was a teacher for Kennett Consolidated School district retiring in 1985. She was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Unionville. She loved to read, go to plays, travel,...

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David C. Hopkins 1959-2013

DAVID C. HOPKINS, age 54, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013, at his residence. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Margaret Paisley Hopkins of Landenberg, PA and the late Kenneth J. Hopkins, Sr. David was a Lineman at Verizon in Newark, DE, retiring in 2003, after 20 years of service. He was a member of the Avondale United Methodist Church and Chester County A.B.A.T.E. David enjoyed riding his...

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Karina Torres-Guzman 1999-2013

KARINA TORRES-GUZMAN, age 14, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE. Born in West Chester, PA, the daughter of Carmen Torres-Morales and Carolina Guzman-Hernandez. Her viewing will be from 10:00 to 12:00 on Thursday morning, September 5, 2013, at St. Rocco Catholic Church, 333 Sunny Dell Road, Avondale, PA. Her Funeral Mass will follow at 12:00. Burial will be in St....

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Louis F. DiBartolomeo, Sr.

Louis F. DiBartolomeo, Sr. 1921-2013

LOUIS F. DiBARTOLOMEO, Sr., age 92, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Louise Irace DiBartolomeo, who passed away in 2003, and with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Toughkenamon, PA, he was the son of the late Flavian and Elvera Basciani DiBartolomeo. Louis was a Mushroom Grower operating Louis F. DiBartolomeo, Inc., retiring in 2006 after 61 years . He served his country in The...

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Charles Harold Riley, Jr.

Charles Harold Riley, Jr. 1917-2013

CHARLES HAROLD RILEY Jr., age 96, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Crosslands Community in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He married Helene Burton of Phoenix, New York in 1940, and they had celebrated their 64th anniversary before she died in December, 2004. The Rileys lived at the Crosslands Community (near Philadelphia) since late 1989. Born April 5, 1917 and raised on a farm in Sennett, New York (near Syracuse), he was the son of...

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Ramona "Mona" E.  May

Ramona "Mona" E. May 1958-2013

RAMONA "MONA" E. MAY, age 55, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, in the QE2 Health Science Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was the wife of James "Ronnie" May, with whom she shared 38 years of marriage. Born in Elkton, MD, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Lillian Winterling Morton. Mona was a Mixologist for the past eight years at the Brown Derby restaurant in Toughkenamon, PA. She...

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Frederick Ralph "Fred" Smith, Jr.

Frederick Ralph "Fred" Smith, Jr. 1924-2013

Frederick Ralph Smith, Jr., age 88, of Kennett Square, PA, died Tuesday August 27, 2013 at Crosslands Community in Kennett Square. He was the husband of Patricia Ransom Smith, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Frederick Ralph and the late Beatrice (Georgi) Smith. Fred served our country during World War II in the Navy. He was the owner and operator of his father's business,...

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Uriel Mireles Castaneda 1993-2013

Uriel Mireles Castaneda, age 20, of Avondale, PA died Monday August 26, surrounded by his family. You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 5-7PM Tuesday September 3, 2013 at St Rocco Catholic Church 333 Sunny Dell Rd Avondale, PA 19311. His funeral mass will follow at 7PM. Interment will be held at a later date in Mexico.

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Thelma Jane Riggins

Thelma Jane Riggins 1916-2013

Thelma Jane Keene Riggins, age 96 of Northbrook Rd. Kennett Square, PA, died Saturday August 24, 2013 at Pembrooke Health and Rehab in West Chester, PA. She was the wife of the late Francis W. Riggins who died in 1993 and with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Paradise PA, she was a daughter of the late Brenard Clyde and the late Bertha (Moore) Keene. For many years she worked with both her husband and son at Riggins Service...

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Joseph F. Volk

Joseph F. Volk 1921-2013

JOSEPH F. VOLK, age 91, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Dora Haines Volk, who passed away in 1972, and with whom he shared 25 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, Pa, he was the son of the late Howard T. and Nellie Brown Volk. He was a Foreman at the NVF Co. in Yorklyn, De, for 49 years, retiring in 1989. Mr. Volk served his country during World War II in Alaska...

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William "Rock" A. Matthews

William "Rock" A. Matthews 1947-2013

WILLIAM "Rock" A. MATTHEWS, age 66, of Oxford, PA, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at his residence. He was the husband of Susan Savage Matthews, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Harry E. and Catherine Maloney Matthews. Rock was an accountant and was the owner of A Clean Space in New London, PA. He served his country in the U.S. Army , serving two tours of duty in Viet Nam. ...

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Idolai Zavala Lopez 1967-2013

Idolai Zavala Lopez, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Jennersville Regional Hospital. Born in Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of Jose Zavala Bedolla and Josefina Lopez Lopez. He was employed by Gourmet Delight in Avondale, PA. His viewing will be from 5:00 to 7:00 Monday, August 26 at St. Rocco's Church, 333 Sunny Dell Road, Avondale, PA. His Funeral Mass will follow at 7:00. Burial will be in Mexico.

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Fred W. Poe 1929-2013

FRED W. POE, age 84, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. He was the husband of Irene Carpenter Poe, who passed away in 2010, and with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Born in Ashe Co., NC, he was the son of the late Winfield and Lelar Davis Poe. Fred was a Crane operator at Lukens Steel Co, Coatesville, PA, retiring after 41 years of service. He was a member of the Kennett Square...

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S. Allen Bacon

S. Allen Bacon 1919-2013

S. Allen Bacon, 93, who directed several social agencies in Philadelphia and was active in peace, social justice, and environmental concerns, died August 15 at Crosslands in Kennett Square, Pa. of natural causes. A life-long Quaker, Bacon was a conscientious objector during World War II, taught at a Friends school, worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and directed several neighborhood social service agencies in Philadelphia...

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