Obituaries

Barbara R. Miller – 8/1/2022 August 2, 2022 - Barbara R. Miller, 71, of Linwood passed away on Monday, August 1st at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Desiree Miller.  She is survived by her son, Michael Miller; grandsons, Brennan, Austin, and Kevin Miller. Her funeral service will be held on Monday, August 8th at… ...Read More
Edward J. Stencler – 7/29/2022 August 1, 2022 - Edward J. Stencler of Upper Chichester passed away on July 29th at his home.  He was raised in Upper Chichester and was a graduate of Chichester High School. Ed worked for Boeing as a mechanic for 30 years until his retirement.  He liked to work on cars and boats.  He… ...Read More
Thomas Bonhage – 7/25/2022 July 27, 2022 -   Thomas G. Bonhage of Upper Chichester passed away on July 25 th , 2022 at his home. He was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Margaret Bonhage. Tom was a graduate of St. James High School with the class of 1978. Tom also known as Tom B,… ...Read More
James J. Gallagher – 6/2/2022 June 29, 2022 - JAMES J. GALLAGHER, 56, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Havertown, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 2, 2022 after a two-year battle with colon cancer.  Jim is survived by his loving partner, Julie DeMasi, his siblings, Christine Wayslow (Alfred), their sons, Austin and Joseph of Cherry… ...Read More
Betty Jo Hughes – 6/23/2022 June 24, 2022 - Betty Jo Hughes, 82, of Linwood passed away on Thursday, June 23rd at Glen Mills Senior Living.  She was born to Hazel and Irene McCann in West Virginia where she was raised and educated.  She worked for many years for Harrow-Servo Controls as a supervisor until her retirement.  Betty Jo… ...Read More
John L. Shaw – 6/18/2022 June 23, 2022 - John L. Shaw, 87, formerly of Linwood passed away on Saturday, June 18th.  He was predeceased by 3 wives, Peggy, Charlotte, and Gloria Shaw; granddaughter, Jennifer Lombardo. He is survived by his children, Jacqueline Deldeo, Denise Lombardo (Mike), Edward Shaw, John Shaw, and Bob Shaw; sister, Gloria Ackerman; 9 grandchildren,… ...Read More
Gloria Mena – 6/16/2022 June 19, 2022 - Gloria Mena, of Linwood Pa, passed away at 95 years old in the early hours of June 16, 2022.  She is survived by her four daughters Frances Turner (Kenny), Carmen Duffy (Jimmy), Anna Mena (Rick), Geraldine Firlein (Jim), her eleven grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren along with her beloved nephews Manuel… ...Read More
Mary Ann Deery – 5/28/2022 June 15, 2022 - Mary Ann Deery, 78, of Wilmington, DE Passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 28, 2022.  She was born in Chester to Thomas and Margaret McBride.  Mary Ann was raised and educated in Lester, PA and was a graduate of Notre Dame High School.  Mary Ann worked as an… ...Read More
Rosemary E. Garrison – 6/7/2022 June 8, 2022 - Rosemary E. Garrison, 69, of Linwood passed away on June 7th at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was born in Chester to the late Joseph and Mary Sparks.  Rosemary was raised in Delaware County and was a graduate of Chester high School.  She loved decorating, music and dancing.  What she… ...Read More
Yolanda J. Gattone – 5/25/2022 May 31, 2022 - Yolanda J. Gattone passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Claymont, DE.  She was born, raised and educated in Marcus Hook where she lived most of her life until recently moving to Claymont with her daughter.  Yolanda was a graduate of Media High School with the class of 1966. … ...Read More
John J. Laurence, Jr. – 5/19/2022 May 24, 2022 - John J. Laurence, Jr. , 80, of Earleville, MD Passed away on May 19th, 2022 surrounded by his loving wife and family at his home.  He was born and raised in South Philadelphia to the late John and Theresa "Tessie" Laurence.   John worked for Royal Petroleum and several other refineries… ...Read More
Donald W. Peer, Sr. – 5/21/2022 May 23, 2022 - Donald W. Peer, Sr., 61, of Upper Chichester passed away on Saturday, May 21st at Lankenau Hospital.  He was born in Chester to the late Robert Peer and Theresa Rubino.  Donald was raised and educated in Linwood.  He worked as a manager in several fast-food restaurants throughout the years.  Donald… ...Read More
David L. Handy – 5/13/2022 May 16, 2022 - David L. “Heads” Handy, 59, of Trainer passed away on Friday, May 13th at his home.   He was born in Chester and raised and educated in Trainer where he was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 1980.  David worked as a custodian at Marcus Hook Elementary… ...Read More
Martha B. Chieffo – 5/12/2022 May 12, 2022 - Martha Chieffo of Claymont, age 86, beloved wife, mother, and friend, departed this life on May 12. Originally of Trainer, PA, Martha was the younger daughter of Carl and Catherine Blaier of Germany and Hungary, respectively. She graduated from Eddystone High School in 1954, where “Marty”, as she was known… ...Read More
Elsie Beatrice Czajka – 5/7/2022 May 10, 2022 - Elsie Beatrice Czajka, 92, of Brookhaven passed away on Saturday, May 7th at her home.  She was born in Lancaster County and was raised and educated in Philadelphia where she graduated from Lincoln Prep.  She was raised in a house on Front Street on which the ground floor was the… ...Read More