Roland H. Wetzel

1923-2016 Oxford, PA | Age 93

Roland H. Wetzel, age 93, died peacefully at home on July 20, 2016 after a slow decline following surgery. He was born April 29, 1923 in Hartford, Wisconsin, to William Wetzel and Bertha (Uber) Wetzel. He grew up in Hartford and moved to Milwaukee where he graduated from Shorewood High School, where he met his wife of 71 years, Muriel E. Auler. After two years attending the University of Wisconsin…

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Italia “Edith” Ciarrocchi

1925-2016 Avondale, PA | Age 90

ITALIA “EDITH” CIARROCCHI, age 90, of Avondale, PA, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Linden Hall in Kennett Square, PA. She was the wife of Henry Ciarrocchi, Sr., with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Atri, Abruzzo, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Angela Carulli D’Amico. She was a homemaker who enjoyed sharing her faith along…

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Muffy Manfredi Corrado

1921-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 94

Muffy Manfredi Corrado, age 94, of Kennett Square, PA, died peacefully Monday July 18, 2016 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, PA. She was the wife of the late Joseph S. Corrado who died in 2001 and with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Hershey, PA, she was a daughter of the late John and the late Hanna (Perotti) Manfredi. Survivors include two sons, Joseph…

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John W. Paisley

1979-2016 Landenberg, PA | Age 36

JOHN W. PAISLEY, age 36, of Landenberg, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was the husband of Melissa Mehlbaum Paisley, with whom he shared 10 years of marriage. Born in Tyler, Texas, he was the son of Rev. Marvin L. Paisley and Marcia Kaufman Paisley. John was a devoted father and husband, gifted with tremendous talent in photography, videography, culinary arts, and…

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Bernice “Bert” Coyne Boon

1925-2016 Oxford, PA | Age 91

Bernice “Bert” Coyne Boon, age 91, formerly of St Michaels, MD. and Ocean Grove, N.J., passed away on July 13, 2016 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford, PA. She was the widow of Jacob Boon Jr., who passed away in 2004, and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Originally from Caldwell, New Jersey, upon graduation from Caldwell High School she attended LaSalle College in Newton, Massachusetts, where she…

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Edwin J. (Hap) Hoffman, Jr.

1943-2016 Landenberg, PA | Age 73

Edwin J. (Hap) Hoffman, Jr., age 73, of Landenberg, PA passed away on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 at the Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE. He was the husband of Joan Pasqua Hoffman, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. He was born on June 12th, 1943 in Pottsville, PA, to the late Edwin J. Hoffman, Sr. and Doris White Hoffman. He was a 1961 graduate of Pottsville High School. He…

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Robert J. Dunn, Sr.

1930-2016 Kennett Square, PA. | Age 86

ROBERT J. DUNN, Sr., age 86, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away peacefully at Chester County Hospital on Sunday, July 10, 2016. He was the husband of Jeanette Mattson Dunn, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born on January 12, 1930 at Chester County Hospital, he was the son of the late Wilbur and Jennie O’Neil Dunn. Bob graduated from Kennett High School, Class of 1947, and was…

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W. Thomas Musser

1934-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 81

W. Thomas Musser, Chairman and Founder of The Tri-M Group, LLC and lifelong resident of Chester County, PA, age 81, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at his home in Kennett Square, PA; after a brave battle with brain cancer. He was the husband of Bonnie Anderson Musser with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Wilmor…

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Kenneth Edgar Wilson, Jr.

1926-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 90

Kenneth Edgar Wilson, Jr., a retired Navy Rear Admiral, died at age 90 on July 7, 2016 at his Kendal Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Jane Hance Wilson, of Taney Place, Calvert County, Maryland, and Kenneth Edgar Wilson, of Baltimore, Maryland. Ken was born in Philadelphia in 1926, was raised in nearby Narberth, and attended Lower Merion High School in Ardmore. In 1944,…

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Dr. Richard E. Orose

1949-2016 Avondale, PA | Age 67

Dr. Richard E. Orose lived 67 years. He died July 9, 2016, surrounded by his family at Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. Rich was a self-made man. He was awarded a complete scholarship to Villanova University, and went on to graduate from the Hahnemann School of Medicine. He served St. Agnes Hospital in South Philadelphia, as an attending physician and later in private practice for 23 years. Throughout college, he made…

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