Obituaries

John M. Mortimer – 11/25/2018 November 27, 2018 - John M. Mortimer, 32, of Upper Chichester died on Sunday November 25th at his home.  John was born in Chester to Michael J. and Sara Slaughter Mortimer.  He was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of 2004.  John enjoyed fishing with his children and attending their baseball, ...Read More
Harry C. “Butch” Walters, Jr. November 21, 2018 - Harry C. “Butch” Walters, Jr., formerly of Marcus Hook, passed away on Thursday, November 15th at Fair Acres Geriatric Center.  He was born in Chester to the late Harry ad Mary Walters.  He was a graduate of Chester High School with the class of 1961.  Butch was a veteran of ...Read More
Dina M. Shafer – 10/28/2018 November 2, 2018 - Dina Marie (Panfile) Shafer, age 42, of Chester, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, October 28th at home in Chester, PA.  Born on April 8th, 1976, she was the second of three daughters born to Michael and Judy Panfile of Chester, PA. Dina was a 1994 graduate of ...Read More
Mary M. Lessik – 10/26/2018 October 28, 2018 - Mary M. McArdle Lessik, 89, formerly of Upper Chichester passed away on Friday, October 26th at Riddle Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Anna McArdle.  She was a graduate of Hallahan Girls High School with the class of 1947.  Mary was a woman who ...Read More
Trina (Catherine) Shields Clark – 10/24/2018 October 26, 2018 - Sadly, we suddenly lost our favorite wife, mother, Granners, sister, cousin, and friend on Wednesday, October 24th.  Here are some mostly true facts you might like  to know about her. Trina had her first fight before she was baptized.  After all, she was following Teddy, Timmy, Terry, Tommy, Todd, and ...Read More
Brenda J. Giovenello – 10/19/2018 October 22, 2018 - Brenda J. Kincaid Giovenello, 64, of West Grove, formerly of Trainer, passed away on Friday October 19th 2018 surrounded by family. Brenda graduated from Chichester High School with the class of 1971 and went onto Wilmington College to become a Registered Nurse. Over the course of her 35+ year nursing ...Read More
Ruth M. Luongo – 9/29/2018 September 30, 2018 - Ruth M. Wolfe Luongo, 89, of Linwood passed away on September 29th at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was born in Linwood, where she lived her entire life, to Charles and Maude Wolfe.  She graduated from Eddystone High School with the class of 1946.  Ruth worked for several local banks, ...Read More
Anna Christine Curran – 9/27/2018 September 29, 2018 - Anna Christine Curran, 29, of Albuquerque, NM, formerly of Wilmington, DE passed away on September 27th at her home.  She was born in Upland, Pa. to Joseph and Jane Clawson Curran.  She was raised and educated in Claymont and Wilmington, DE where she attended Holy Rosary and St. Catherine of ...Read More
Dolores Garvey – 9/28/2018 September 29, 2018 - Dolores Behl Garvey, 90, of Sea Isle City, NJ formerly of Springfield passed away on September 28th.  Dolores was born and raised in the Roxboro section of Philadelphia before moving to Delaware County.  She attended Holy Saviour School and then went on to graduate from Notre Dame High School with ...Read More
Albert Schillinger – 9/15/2018 September 27, 2018 - Albert G. Schillinger of Upland passed away on September 15th at his home.  He was raised and educated in Upper Darby where he was a graduate of Upper Darby High School.  Al was a veteran of the US Army.  He worked for Acme for many years until his retirement.  He ...Read More
Donald Laird, Jr. – 9/21/2018 September 24, 2018 -   Donald Laird, Jr 23, of Linwood, PA passed away suddenly at home on September 21st. Donald was born on May 2, 1995 to Donald Laird and Dawn Johnson. He graduated from Chi Chester High. Donald had a smile that was contagious and a heart of gold. He was outgoing, ...Read More
Elizabeth J. “Betty” Mattus – 9/19/2018 September 21, 2018 - Elizabeth J. “Betty” Mattus, 89, of Wallingford passed away peacefully on September 19th at Crozer Keystone Hospice in Ridley Park.  She was born in Chester as the last of 8 children of the late John and Nina Borgese.  Betty graduated from Immaculate Heart Girls High School where she gained a ...Read More
Antonio Leitao – 9/17/2018 September 18, 2018 - Antonio Leitao, 88, of Media passed away on September 17th.  He was born in Forcadus, Portugal to the late Luiz and Rosa Leitao.  He was raised and educated in Upper Chichester.  Antonio was a veteran of the US Army with whom he served during the Korean Conflict.  He was also ...Read More
Arthur C. McClaskey – 9/14/2018 September 17, 2018 - Arthur C. “Artie” McClaskey, 62, of Chester Heights passed away on September 14th at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice surrounded by his family.  He was born in Chester to the late John and Frances (Sniechoski) McClaskey.  He was raised in Concordville and attended St. Thomas the Apostle Elementary School. He graduated ...Read More
Leonard D. Majeski – 9/11/2018 September 17, 2018 - Leonard D. Majeski, age 73, of Boothwyn, PA passed away peacefully on September 11. Leonard filled many roles as a forklift operator at Sunship and as a coach driver, crossing guard and retail clerk.  He was active in local fire companies and a member of the Delaware County Fire Police ...Read More