Gerald Paul Backhus

1941-2018 Oxford, PA | Age 77

Gerald Paul Backhus June 18, 1941 – November 28, 2018 From Oxford, PA formerly of Wyckoff, NJ, born and raised in Clifton, NJ. Gerald “Jerry” Backhus, age 77 of Oxford, PA, died Wednesday at home. Born 1941 in Clifton, NJ, he was the son of the late Paul Backhus and the late Yolanda Csider. Jerry attended and graduated Clifton High School, Clifton NJ in 1958. Upon graduation he went on…

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Grace DeFeo

1931-2018 West Chester, PA | Age 87

GRACE DeFEO, age 87, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Ocean City, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, November 27. 2018, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA. She was the wife of Frank DeFeo who passed away in 2013, and with whom she shared 57 year of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Camillo Verratti and the late Anna Bianchi Verratti. She was an Underwriter…

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Victor Castaneda Velazquez

1964-2018 Avondale, PA | Age 54

Victor Castaneda Velazquez, age 54, of Avondale, PA, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Irene Ayllon Mendiola. Born in Almoloya De Alquisiras, Mexico, he was the son of Elpidia Velaquez of Mexico and the late Rafael Castaneda. He was a maintenance worker at South Mill Mushrooms in Kennett Square, PA. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son…

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James P. Bertogli

November 23, 2018 Kennett Square, PA

James P. Bertogli, age 60 of Kennett Square, PA passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at Jennersville Hospital. James was born in West Chester, PA to the late Vico N. Bertogli and the late Rose DiGuiseppi Bertogli. James is survived by his sister, Patricia A. Harris (Gerald) of Kennett Square, PA; his sister,  Rosemary A. Fulton of Wilmington, DE; his brother, Vico N. Bertogli II (Kathleen) of Toughkenamon, PA;  his sister,…

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Carol Sue Walsh

1948-2018 Newark, DE | Age 70

Carolyn Sue Walsh passed away at home with her family by her side on November 15, 2018. She was 70 years old. Formerly of Kennett Square, PA, Carol lived in Newark, DE with her husband Edgar Dolphin Thawley. Carol formerly worked for Ametek in Newark, DE until her retirement in 2011. Carol had lifelong friends who remained by her side throughout her life.  Although she was small in stature, she…

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Gregory Heck

1949-2018 Kennett Square, PA | Age 69

Gregory Heck, a long-time resident of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on November 10, 2018, at the age of 69.  He was the beloved husband of Barbara Heck with whom he shared 44 years of marriage and three wonderful children: Matthew Heck (Sarah), Kathryn Miller (Kirby), and Jillian Mattioni (Michael) as well as five grandchildren.  Born September 5, 1949, in Flushing, NY, Greg is the son of the late Frederick Heck and…

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Paskel “Pat” Eller

1941-2018 Toughkenamon, PA | Age 77

  PASKEL “PAT”  ELLER, age  77, of Toughkenamon, PA, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018, at his residence.  He was the husband of Fay Roberts Eller, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Ashe Co., NC, he was the son of the late Paul Eller and the late Hester Osborne Eller. Pat was a supervisor at Agilent Technologies (Hewlett-Packard), retiring in 2003 after 40 years of…

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Stephen L. Briley, Sr.

November 2, 2018 Newark, DE

Stephen L. Briley Sr., age 60 of Newark, DE, passed peacefully, on November 2, 2018, with his loving children by his side. He was born March 1958 in Wilmington DE.  He was raised in Kennett Square PA, and a graduate of Kennett High School. Stephen was a proud employee of Acme Markets for 36 years, many of which he served as a well-respected store director. Stephen enjoyed watching professional wrestling…

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John H. Cameron, Jr.

1963-2018 Kennett Square, PA | Age 55

John H. Cameron, Jr, age 55, of Kennett Square, PA died suddenly at home Sunday, October 28, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Karen Kayatta Cameron with whom he shared 20 years of marriage. He was the loving son of Marilyn “Bunny” Murphy Cameron of Oxford, PA and John H. Cameron, Sr. and his wife, Glenda, of Palm City, FL. John was a 1981 graduate of Unionville High School….

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Alvin Dean Paisley

1929-2017 Fort Myers, FL | Age 88

Alvin Dean Paisley, age 88, formerly of West Grove, PA., died on December 11, 2017 at Hope Hospice of Fort Myers, in Fort Myers, Florida. Dean was born in West Grove, PA June 22, 1929. He was the son of the Walter F. and China Mae Paisley. He is survived by three sisters: Christine E. Troilo, West Grove, PA, Alma Logene Distefano (his twin), Newark, DE and Shirley Byrd, West…

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