Patrick W. Barnes

1947-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 69

PATRICK W. BARNES, age 69, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Jennersville Regional Hospital. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Pauline Eaby Barnes of West Grove, PA, and the late Wilson Barnes. Pat was an over the road truck driver his entire life and enjoyed being on the road. He drove truck for Phillips Mushroom and Modern Mushroom, retiring in…

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Norma J. Bowen Bosworth

1923-2016 Unionville, PA | Age 92

Norma J. Bowen Bosworth, age 92, of Unionville, PA, formerly of Marietta OH, died Friday April 29th 2016 at Linden Hall retirement home in Kennett Square, PA. She was the wife of the late Charles Richard Bosworth who died in 2001 and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Marietta, OH, she was the daughter of the late Jesse L and the late Katherine L. (Johnson) Bowen….

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Philip Ralph Griffin Sr.

1936-2016 Landenberg, PA | Age 80

Philip Ralph Griffin, Sr., age 80 of Landenberg, PA, died Monday May 2, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Shirley F. Wooten Griffin, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Landenberg, he was a son of the late Joseph Harry and the late Violet Elizabeth (Simmers) Griffin. Ralph was a Mill Worker at NVF company, retiring after 47 years of…

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Erma Sharpless Gray

1912-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 103

Erma Sharpless Gray passed away peacefully at the age of 103 on Monday, April 25th, 2016. She spent most of her years in West Chester and Kennett Square but resided in Brinton Manor, Glen Mills PA for her last years. She was the wife of the late Samuel Gray with whom she shared 10 years of marriage. Erma was born in Westtown Twp, PA and was the daughter of the…

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Anthony Scerni

1932-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 83

ANTHONY SCERNI, AGE 83, OF Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. He was the husband of Luise Haag Scerni, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Innocenzo and Maria Ferrante Scerni. Mr. Scerni was a self employed real estate investor, retiring in 2013. He was a member of…

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Mariano Zavala Bedolla

1933-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 82

MARIANO ZAVALA BEDOLLA, age 82, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Neighborhood Hospice. He was the husband of Maria Natividad Lara. Born in Pamaseo, Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of the late Ciro Zavala and Maria Bedolla. Mariano worked as a mushroom packer at Basciani Foods, Avondale, PA, until his retirement. He was a member of St. Rocco’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed…

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Maria Sandoval Garcia

1949-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 66

MARIA SANDOVAL GARCIA, age 66, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her residence. She was the wife of Abel Romero Romero. Born in Acambaro, GTO, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Candelario Sandoval and Clara Garcia. Maria was a homemaker and she enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing. She was a member of St. Rocco’s Catholic Church. In addition to her husband, she…

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Sarah Moore “Sue” Burkey

1924-2016 Wilmington, Delaware | Age 91

Sarah Moore Burkey “Sue”, age 91, of Wilmington, DE, died Friday April 22, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of the late Roy H. Burkey Jr. who died in 2003 and with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Ellen Brooks Moore. Sarah worked in various capacities during her career including Insurance Agent at Kt&D…

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Elwood “Tony” D. Darone

1948-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 67

ELWOOD ”Tony” D. DARONE, age 67, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Hazel Darone Smith of Kennett Square, PA. Tony was a night watchman at Kendal-Crosslands in Kennett Square, PA for over 20 years. He was a member of the Avondale Fire Company. He enjoyed model trains, reading and spending time at the firehouse. Tony…

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Mr. John W “Bud” Angst

1922-2016 Valley View, PA | Age 93

The End for a Local Legend Bud Angst, Valley View resident, radio broadcaster, politician, and WWII Veteran, passed away peacefully on the morning of April 26th at the age of 93. The eldest of 18 children, Bud had a childhood full of adventure (and some mischief). He left his home in Pine Grove at the age of 13 to work in Florida as a boy’s school counselor, sending home money…

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