Obituaries

Donald H. Ferguson June 22, 2017 - Donald H. Ferguson, 81, of Garnet Valley passed away on June 21st, 2017 at his home.  He was born and raised in Boothwyn, Pa to the late Henry and Mary Ferguson.  He later moved to Wyoming DE, where he operated and ran a large farm.  He then entered the United ...Read More
white dove Colleen (Kelly) Murray June 19, 2017 - Colleen “Kelly” Murray, 57, of Boothwyn, Pennsylvania. Daughter of Daniel P. Murray, Sr. and the late Rosemarie Connor Murray.  Survived by siblings Dennis, Patrick (Jen), Missy Murray-Lansing, Theresa, Joseph (Elizabeth) and Daniel P. Jr. (Charlene), as well nephews Patrick and Daniel P. III, and nieces, Sarah (godchild), Maura and Megan ...Read More
Lois B. Starr, 92 June 5, 2017 - Lois B. Starr, 92, formerly of Twin Oaks passed away on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. She was born in Sweet Valley, PA to the late Harvey and Marian Cornell.  Lois enjoyed her time as a member of the Upper Chichester Senior Citizens Club.  She also liked to garden and do word ...Read More
Mary Louise Blythe June 1, 2017 - Mary Louise Blythe, 87, formerly of Brookhaven passed away on May 31st, 2017.  Mary was predeceased by her Husband, John C. Blythe, II; Children, John C. Blythe, III, Joyce A. Drzewecki; 2 brothers; 1 grandson. She is survived by her Children, Nancy Dooley, Mary Lou Considine, James Blythe, and Terri ...Read More
Ida M. Hammond June 1, 2017 - Ida M Hammond, 90, of Boothwyn passed away on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was born to the late Louis and Rose Primavera in Philadelphia, where she was raised and educated.  Ida was a long-time member of St. John Fisher Church.  She also enjoyed her ...Read More
Joan Leslie Kennedy May 31, 2017 - November 5, 1946 – May 25, 2017 Joan Leslie Kennedy, age 70, of Cecilton, Maryland passed away peacefully surrounded by family on the 25th of May, 2017. Born in Rose Valley Pennsylvania, Joan Kennedy was a longtime resident of Boothwyn, PA and Cecilton, Maryland. Anyone that knew Joan knew of ...Read More
Raymond Laskowski May 29, 2017 - Raymond Laskowski, 82, of Boothwyn died Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at Shipley Manor Nursing Home.  He was born in Golub, Poland and came to the US when he was 18 years old.  He was a resident of Aston for 32 years and Millsboro, DE for 20 years.  He has most ...Read More
Rosemarie (Rosie) Rich May 29, 2017 - Rosemarie “Rosie” Rich, 66, passed away on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. She was born in Chester to the late Louis and Anne Dubolino Rich.  She was a long-time resident of Elwyn Institute. She is survived by her brothers, Joseph Rich (Debbie), Lou Rich (Lisa), and Frank Rich (Charlotte). Her funeral mass ...Read More
Elizabeth E. Lincoln Guyer May 24, 2017 - Elizabeth E. Lincoln Guyer passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Shipley Manor Nursing Home.  She was predeceased by her Husband, Earl J. Guyer, Sr.  She is survived by her children, Earl J. Guyer, Jr. of Plano, TX, Eugene Guyer of Wilmington, DE, and Betty McGrath of Boothwyn; 7 ...Read More
Toni Lynn Hoffert-Snow May 10, 2017 - Toni Lynn Hoffert-Snow, 52, of Riverside, NJ formerly of Marcus Hook died on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at Lourdes Medical Center. Toni was raised and educated in Upper Chichester where she attended Chichester High School. She worked as a Pharmacy Technician for Rite-Aid for 18 years before retiring due to ...Read More
white dove Frank B. Porter May 8, 2017 - Frank B. Porter, 50, of Marcus Hook passed away on April 30th, 2017 at his home. He was born in Chester to Annette and Robert Porter. Frank enjoyed playing darts and pool, and going to the casino. He also liked to travel, especially taking trips to the shore. He was ...Read More
Traci L. Golden April 29, 2017 - Traci L. Golden of Trainer, formerly of Prospect Park passed away on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. Traci enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her daughter. She is survived by her Mother, Jacqueline Bowen; father, Paul Golden; sisters, Jodi McVey, Stacy Golden and Cindy Golden; daughter, Tianna Fentress; partner, Marcus ...Read More
Thomas L. Ciancia, Jr. April 26, 2017 - Thomas L. Ciancia, Jr., 54, passed away on Sunday April 23rd, 2017. He was born in Chester, where he was raised and educated and attended St. James High School. After high school, Tom enlisted in the US Marine Corps with whom her served until his retirement in 2000. Most recently, ...Read More
John (Jack) MacMorran April 24, 2017 - John (Jack) MacMorran, 89, of Boothwyn died Tuesday April 18th, 2017 after a long illness. He was born to John and Gertrude Corcoran MacMorran in Chester, where he was reared and educated. He graduated from St. James High school class of 1945. He was the former Postmaster at the Philadelphia ...Read More
Donald N. Butz, Age 90 April 20, 2017 - Donald N. Butz, 90, of Elkton, MD, formerly of Chester died on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at his home. He was raised and educated in Chester. He lived for several years in Newark, De until spending this past year in Elkton, MD. He worked as a carpenter for DuPont for ...Read More