Obituaries

Mary A. Sciecinski – 1/16/2021 January 19, 2021 - Mary Ann Sciecinski passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Pocopson Home, West Chester, PA. She was born May 19, 1926 to Michael and Josephine Suchomajcz (Racilla) in Shamokin, PA.  She was a member of a large family with twelve brothers and sisters. Moved to Chester, PA and… ...Read More
Paul D. Willard – 1/11/2021 January 14, 2021 - Paul D. Willard, 70, long-time resident of Chester Township passed away on January 11 at Riddle Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Chester to the late William E. Willard and Elizabeth Monhollan Willard.  Paul was a graduate of St. James High School and later went on to graduate from Penn… ...Read More
Joseph M. Robinson, Sr. – 12/31/2020 January 11, 2021 -   Joseph M. Robinson, Sr., 89, of Boothwyn passed away on December 31st at Riddle Memorial Hospital.  Born in Haddonfield, New Jersey to the late Charles and Viola Robinson.  He and his wife resided in Upper Chichester for the past 57 years, before that Glenolden. Joe worked for many years… ...Read More
Richard J. Powell – 1/3/2021 January 4, 2021 -     Richard J. Powell, 63, of Linwood passed away on January 3rd 2021 at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  Richard was born and raised in Chester where he graduated from Chester High School.  He later went on to earn an associate’s degree from Delaware County Community College.  He worked for… ...Read More
Leroy C. Phillips – 12/28/2020 January 1, 2021 - Leroy C Phillips "Spanky", 67, passed away Monday, December 28th. He was born in Chester, raised in Boothwyn and later resided in Aston. He spent his final days celebrating Christmas with his loved ones before succumbing to his seven year battle with cancer. Lee enjoyed the beach and Poconos but… ...Read More
Joanne W. Hart – 12/30/2020 December 31, 2020 - Joanne W. Hart, 88, passed away on Wednesday, December 30th.  She was born in Chester to the late Francis and Margaret Ward.  Joanne was a woman who was dedicated to her home and family.  She was a long-time member of Holy Saviour Church in Linwood, Pa. She was predeceased by… ...Read More
Barbara L. Shahadi – 12/24/2020 December 30, 2020 - Barbara L. Shahadi passed away on December 24, 2020.  She would have been 81 years old on January 5th.  Barbara was born in Ridley Park, PA and lived in Linwood for many years.  She was a resident of Boothwyn for these past 25 years. Barbara was the daughter of John… ...Read More
George L. Needles, Jr. – 12/22/2020 December 27, 2020 - George Lester Needles Jr, 67, departed to his eternal rest on December 22.  George grew up in Aston, Pennsylvania and graduated from Sun Valley High School.  He worked as a truck driver, hauling freight all over the country, and locally in the later years of his career. George loved Wildwood,… ...Read More
Rose Marie Verrecchia – 12/17/2020 December 24, 2020 - Rose Marie Zawaski Verrecchia, 54, of Brookhaven passed away on Thursday, December 17th at her home.  She was born and raised in Chester and later went on to graduate from Cardinal O’Hara High School.  Rose was a veteran of the US Navy with whom she served for four years.  She… ...Read More
Thomas D. McDonald, III December 24, 2020 - Thomas D. McDonald, III, 41, of Upper Chichester passed away on Monday, December 21st.  He was predeceased by his Mother, Jacqueline Stoddart McDonald; sister, Heather Kline.  He is survived by his children, Mason McDonald, Mila McDonald, and Adlie Bulger; Father, Thomas McDonald, Jr., Mother, Rita McDonald; siblings, Sean and William… ...Read More
Harold Richard Lamb, Jr. – 12/18/2020 December 21, 2020 - Harold Richard Lamb, Jr., 90, formerly of Linwood passed away on December 18th at Rosewood Gardens Nursing Home.  He was born in Linwood to the late Harold and Sarah Lamb.  He was a proud graduate of Villanova University where he earned his degree in engineering.  He worked for many years,… ...Read More
Christiane Elliott – 12/12/2020 December 14, 2020 - Christiane Elliott, 92, formerly of Aston Township and Linwood, passed away at her home on December 12th , 2020.  She was born and raised in Tunis, Tunisia before moving to the United States in 1946.  She worked as a nursing assistant at Fair Acres Geriatric Center and then later at… ...Read More
Noreen L. Murray – 12/9/2020 December 12, 2020 - Noreen Lee (Giovenello) Murray, 63 of Glen Mills passed away on Wednesday December 9, 2020 surrounded by her husband and children. Noreen was born October 19, 1957 in Chester Pa, the youngest child of Nora and Rocco Giovenello. Noreen grew up in a tight knit community in Marcus Hook, Pa… ...Read More
Mary Ann Campbell – 12/10/2020 December 11, 2020 - Mary Ann Campbell (Blochowsky) passed away on December 10th at Riddle Memorial Hospital after a 10-year battle with many health issues.  Maryann spent the beginning of her marriage as a home maker raising her three children. After supporting her children through 12 years of Catholic School, she went to work… ...Read More
Jill H. Greaves – 12/7/2020 December 10, 2020 - Jill H. Greaves, 69, of Aston passed away on Monday, December 7th at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was born and raised in Chester where she was a graduate of Chester High School.   A longtime resident of Hilltop Summit in Brookhaven, Jill moved to Aston in 2018.  Jill worked as… ...Read More