Mary Dougherty Twaddell

1928-2016 Oxford, PA | Age 88

Mary Dougherty Twaddell, age 88 of West Grove, PA, died Tuesday September 20, 2016 at the Ware Presbyterian Village, Oxford, PA. She was the wife of Raymond Twaddell, with whom she shared 36 years of marriage. Born in Kingston, PA, she was a daughter of the late James C. and the late Grace E. (Gallagher) Dougherty. Mary was a longtime member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church where she participated in…

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Mike Murphy

1961-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 54

MIKE MURPHY, age 54, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016, in Ocean City, MD. He was the husband of Janet Inglis Murphy, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Donna Deveney Murphy of West Chester, PA and the late Harry W. Murphy. He was a 1979 graduate of Unionville High School. Mike was a…

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Rosemarie “RoRo” L. Ranalli Ferranto

1939-2016 Avondale, PA | Age 77

Rosemarie “RoRo” L. Ranalli Ferranto, age 77, of Avondale, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on September 15th, 2016 surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with ALS. RoRo was born September 8th, 1939. She was the daughter of the late Giacomo “Jack” Ranalli and Natalina Canzano Ranalli, who were first generation mushroom farmers and business owners in Avondale, PA. She was raised on her father’s farm and was a…

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Bryon Keith Brison

1963-2016 Avondale, PA | Age 53

BRYON KEITH BRISON, age 53, of Avondale, PA, passed at his residence on September 12, 2016. He was the husband of Paulette Moore Brison, with whom he shared 3 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of Lillian Brison Davis and Thomas R. Davis. He was raised by his Mother/Aunt Vivian G. Brison. He served his country in the U.S. Army. In addition to his…

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Dianne Mary Stuverude

1958-2016 Landenberg, PA | Age 58

Dianne Mary Stuverude, age 58, lost her battle to cancer Friday September 9th, 2016 at Neighbor Hospice House. Born in Queens, New York on April 11th, 1958 to Joseph and Eileen Brandt, she was the only girl with 4 brothers. She grew up close to her grandparents and enjoyed her grandma’s mint tea, tormenting her brothers, gymnastics and ice skating. After graduating from St. Agnes All Girls Catholic High School…

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Joseph John Spino

1941-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 75

Joseph John Spino, age 75, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016, while at home surrounded by his family. Joe was the husband of Marta Boeris Spino, who passed away in 1999, and with whom he shared 29 wonderful years of marriage. He is survived by one son, Anthony L. Spino, and his wife Gretchen of West Chester, PA; two daughters, Carla S. Basciani, and her…

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Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson

1940-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 76

Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson, age 76, of West Grove, PA, died Friday September 9, 2016 at Seasons Hospice in Newark, DE. He was the husband of Barbara Atkins Hendrickson, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Landenberg, PA, he was the son of the late Manley and the late Henrietta (Lucas) Hendrickson. Sam was a 1959 graduate of Kennett High School. He worked for Acme Food stores in…

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Ruby D. Cole

1928-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 87

RUBY D, COLE, age 87, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Twin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Howard C. Cole, who passed away in 2005 and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Zionville, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late James D. and Maude Eggers Wilson. Ruby retired as a Key Punch Operator…

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William “Bud” Dash

1930-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 86

William “Bud” Dash was born July 26, 1930 and passed away September 8th, 2016 at Millcroft Senior Living after a brief illness. He graduated from Turtle Creek High School in 1949 which is located in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania. He married the love of his life, Patricia, in 1954 and they were happily married for 62 years. He and Patricia raised their family in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Bud is survived by…

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Clara “Clare” Hosmer Victorius

1921-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 95

Clara “Clare” Hosmer Victorius, age 95, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at the Chester County Hospital. She was married to the late Claus Victorius. They resided in Rose Tree, near Media, Pennsylvania until moving to Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA in 1994. Born January 19, 1921 in South Hadley, Massachusetts to Herbert Eugene Hosmer and Elin Westfors Hosmer. Clare was an avid gardener and accomplished watercolor painter. She loved…

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