Obituaries

Barbara A. Dougherty – 6/10/2021 June 12, 2021 - Barbara Dougherty (nee’ Brennan), 89, of Swarthmore died June 10th.  Known for her kindness and generosity, Barbara was born in Chester and lived in the area her entire life.  She was a 1949 graduate of Notre Dame High School.  Barbara worked at the Intermediate Unit as a teacher’s aide.  Her… ...Read More
Warren L. Speakman – 6/1/2021 June 7, 2021 - Warren L. Speakman, 77, of Upper Chichester passed away on Tuesday, June 1st at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  He was born in Chester to the late Warren and Ruth Speakman.  After graduating from Eddystone High School, Warren went on to graduate from the Williamson Trade School where he studied interior… ...Read More
James W. Mitchell – 5/27/2021 May 28, 2021 - James (Jim) William Mitchell, Sr., age 82, of Upper Chichester passed away peacefully at Shannondell Rehab Center on May 27th, 2021.  Jim was a retired bus operator of 32 years from the Red Arrow and SEPTA Transportation companies.  He was a life member of the Colwyn and Darby Fire Patrol… ...Read More
Michael Hutchinson -5/21/2021 May 24, 2021 - Michael Horace Hutchinson, retired tugboat captain who resided in Trainer, PA passed away on May 21, 2021. Mike, known to friends and family as “Sniffles,” was born December 14th, 1964 to the late Horace and Anna Hutchinson. He leaves behind his children: Robyn, Michelle & Patrick (Julie) Hutchinson; 2 grandchildren:… ...Read More
Eleanor Smith – 5/9/2021 May 11, 2021 - Eleanor Smith, 86, of Upland passed away on Sunday, May 9th, 2021.  She was born in Chester to the late Bennett and Amelia Bristow.  Eleanor worked in the maintenance department in the Garnet Valley School District for many years until her retirement.  Eleanor loved spending time with her family, especially… ...Read More
Patsy R. Brabson – 5/5/2021 May 7, 2021 - Patsy R. Brabson, 86, of Boothwyn passed away on May 5th at Kindred Hospital in Havertown, PA.  She was born in Danville, VA to the late Dorsey and Ethel Kennon.  She was raised and educated in Trainer and was a graduate of Eddystone High School.  Patsy enjoyed her time at… ...Read More
Casimer W. Sniechoski – 5/2/2021 May 3, 2021 - Casimer W. Sniechoski, 92, passed away on May 2nd, 2021 at Jennersville Hospital.  He was born in Chester to the late Anthony and Mary Sniechoski.  He was a graduate of Chester High School with the class of 1946.  Casimer was a veteran of the US Navy.  He worked for many… ...Read More
Roberta “Berta” Kordowski (Bernard) – 4/24/2021 April 26, 2021 - Age 56, of Claymont, DE, Berta departed her loving family and friends on April 24th, 2021 after she bravely fought Small Cell Lung Cancer for about a year and a half. Berta graduated from Chichester High School in 1982.  She worked at Home Goods in Claymont in her early adult… ...Read More
Joseph J. Clark – 4/24/2021 April 26, 2021 - Joseph John Clark, 45, passed away 23 April 2021 in Claymont, DE. Joe was born 30 April 1975 in Chester, PA to the late Joseph James Lynch and Myrtle Virginia (Fauls) Clark. Joe worked as a mason for several local contractors for the past 30 years. He was an avid… ...Read More
Heidi A. Kershaw – 2/26/2021 April 5, 2021 - Heidi Ann Kershaw, 67, was called by the Lord and passed away peacefully on February 26, 2021. Heidi was born in Upland, PA.  She was a graduate of Garnet Valley High School.  Most of her career was spent in the pharmaceutical industry as a Data Specialist.  While Heidi's greatest passion… ...Read More
Barbara A. Bradley – 3/26/2021 March 28, 2021 - Barbara A. Bradley, 80, of Linwood passed away on March 26th.  She was born in Philadelphia and was raised and educated in both the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas throughout her childhood.  Barbara worked as a teller for Fidelity Bank before retiring to care for her children and family.  She was… ...Read More
Gerald J. Ferzetti – 03/21/2021 March 22, 2021 - Gerald J. Ferzetti. 78, of Odgen, passed away on Sunday, March 21st at Naamans Creek Country Manor during a brief stay. He was born on June 23, 1942 in Philadelphia to the late Nicholas and Caroline Ferzetti. Jerry was raised in Prospect Park and graduated from Interboro High School with… ...Read More
Dominick P. Crawford – 3/14/2021 March 16, 2021 - Dominick P. Crawford, 36, of Upper Chichester passed away on March 14th, 2021.  He was born in Chester and raised and educated in Marcus Hook.  Nick was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 2002.  He was an avid baseball fan, especially of the Phillies.  He also… ...Read More
Dominic S. DeVito – 3/11/2021 March 12, 2021 - Dominic S. DeVito, 63, of Upper Chichester passed away on Thursday, March 11 at Doylestown Hospital. He was born in Chester to the late Andrew and Joan DeVito. Dominic was a graduate for Chichester High School. He later went on to serve his country as a member of the US… ...Read More
Vincent J. Punzina – 3/8/2021 March 12, 2021 - Vincent Joseph Punzina, age 81, passed away at home on March 8th, 2021 surrounded by his family in Wilmington, DE.  Vince was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.  He attended John Bartram High School.  Following high school, he enlisted in the air force.  Most of his career was spent as… ...Read More