Peter Angelo Patrissi

1970-2019 Avondale, PA | Age 48

Peter Angelo Patrissi, 48, of Avondale, PA, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2018. A true family man, Peter will be remembered as a loving and devoted dad to his three sons who were inspiration, his joy and his whole world. Born in Flushing, NY, Peter is the son of the late Peter and Susan Patrissi (Facer). He graduated from Saint Francis Preparatory School in Queens, NY and earned a…

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Frank Zagorskie

1941-2019 Avondale, PA | Age 77

    Frank Zagorskie, age 77, of Avondale passed away Friday, January. 25, 2019. He was the husband of Maureen Formanowski Zagorskie, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Hazleton, PA he was the son of the late Louise Marsit Zagorskie and the late Charles Zagorskie. A 1961 graduate of Hazleton High School, he excelled as a three sport athlete competing in football, basketball and baseball. While…

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Wade Hampton Barker, Jr.

1931-2019 Kennett Square, PA | Age 88

    WADE HAMPTON BARKER Jr., age 88, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at his home. He was the husband of Joanne Parsons Barker, who passed away in 2016, and with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Yorklyn, DE, he was the son of late Wade H. Barker Sr. and the late Mary Jones Barker. Mr. Barker was the Assistant Business…

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Ernest J. Peck, Jr.

January 22, 2019 Kennett Square, PA

Ernest “Ernie” James Peck, Jr., 89, of Kennett Square, PA passed away on January 22, 2019. A resident of Crosslands retirement community, he was the beloved husband of Anna Caraccilo Peck (predeceased) with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA on August 20,1929, Ernie was the son of Margaret Peck and Ernest Peck, Sr. Ernie’s early years were spent on the Gibbons Estate in Springfield, PA, where he enjoyed fishing, riding his pony Nipper, and…

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Helen E. Olivieri

1928-2019 West Grove, PA | Age 90

  HELEN  E.  OLIVIERI, age 90, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019, at her residence. Born in Landenberg, PA on December 1, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William Rigler and the late Lydia Crossan Rigler. She was one of eight children: William (Tucker), Laura (Perk), Mary (Pip), Audrel (Audey), Lydia, Earl, and Margaret (Magee ). Helen was very proud to be a…

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Michael (Mike) Aaron Harpe, Sr.

1961-2019 Newark, DE | Age 57

Michael (Mike) Aaron Harpe, Sr., of Newark, DE, formerly of West Grove, PA, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Newark, DE.  He was 57 years old. Mike graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1979.  He worked as a Chemical Operator for Formosa Plastics Corporation in Delaware City for 35 years. He enjoyed fishing and attending music concerts, with his favorites being Van Halen, Metallica, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Mike was…

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Gary William Chaillou

1951-2019 Landenberg, PA | Age 67

          Gary William Chaillou, age 67, left this Earth surrounded by loved ones, on Saturday, January 19, 2019 in his home in Landenberg, PA. He was born on July 15, 1951 in Baltimore City, MD and was raised in Baltimore and Ellicott City, MD by the late Wallace and Ethel Chaillou. He graduated from Glenelg High School in 1969. Gary shared 15 years of marriage to…

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William John Miller, III

January 13, 2019 Kennett Square, PA

Bill Miller of Kennett Square, affectionately known as Tiger, passed away Jan. 13, 2019. His life is celebrated by his wife Barbara, his daughter Elizabeth, his son William John Christian IV, and his four grandchildren: George Plumley, John Plumley, Ava and Violet.  Bill was preceded by his parents William Jr. and Mersya, as well as his brother Gary, but remembered by his brother Blair and wife Kim, his sister Martha…

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Hazel “Jiggs” Darone Smith

1930-2019 Kennett Square, PA | Age 88

Hazel “Jiggs” Darone Smith, age 88, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA. She was the wife of Paul E. Smith, Sr., who passed away in 1982. Born in Kennett Square, PA, on July 17, 1930, she was the daughter of the late David Darone and the late Lillian Bonsall Darone. She was raised in Unionville, PA and attended the…

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Maria Natividad Lara

1940-2019 Kennett Sq;uare, PA | Age 78

  MARIA NATIVIDAD LARA, age 78, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019, at Neighborhood Hospice. She was the wife of Mariano Zavala, who passed away in 2016, and with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Las Penas, Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Rafael Lara and the late Eustorgia Zavala. Maria was a homemaker and she enjoyed cooking,…

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