Obituaries

Jessie R. Gabriel – 12/5/2019 December 8, 2019 - Jessie R. Gabriel, 90, passed away on Thursday, December 5th. Jessie was a long-time resident of Lutheran Knolls in Boothwyn. She was predeceased by her husband, Conrad Gabriel, Jr.; son, Curt Gabriel; siblings, Edmond Abramczyk, Josephine Ferrucci, Lillian Chociay, Ted Abramczyk, Florence Casper, Walter Abramczyk, Jr. She is survived by… ...Read More
Anna M. Corbett – 11/14/2019 November 18, 2019 - Anna Marie Corbett, age 89, of Upper Chichester, Pa peacefully passed away in her home on November 14, 2019. Born to Frank and Anna Mayer of Philadelphia on June 13, 1930, she grew up in the Germantown area of Philadelphia, a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School and then… ...Read More
Rex Adam Aaron – 11/10/2019 November 12, 2019 - Rex “Adam” Aaron, 38, passed away suddenly in a tragic automobile accident on Sunday, November 10, 2019. He was born in Dallas, Texas on September 9th, 1981.  He was raised in Texas, Chicago, and the greater Philadelphia area.  He was a graduate of Plano West Senior High School.  Rex Adam… ...Read More
James Hopkins – 11/8/2019 November 9, 2019 - James Hopkins, 88, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Linwood, PA, passed away on November 8th, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital.  He was born in Chester, PA to the late John and Mildred Hopkins. Jim worked for 49 years as a machinist for the Teledyne-Wirz company where he was integral in… ...Read More
Dolores Palmer – 11/7/2019 November 8, 2019 -     Dolores Palmer, 89, of Lewes, DE passed away on November 7th at Christiana Hospital.  She was born in Claymont, DE to the late Matthew and Beatrice Brady.  She was raised and educated in Lower Chichester where she was a graduate of Chichester High School with the class of… ...Read More
Marie Creedon – 11/5/2019 November 7, 2019 - Marie E. Landers Creedon, 90, of Trainer passed away peacefully at home on November 5th, 2019.  She was born in Upland and raised in Linwood, Pa where she attended Holy Saviour School and later went on to graduate from Notre Dame High School with the class of 1947.  She was… ...Read More
Mary Larotonda – 10/30/2019 November 1, 2019 - Mary Pettinati Larotonda, 92, of Boothwyn, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. She was born and raised in Marcus Hook, PA.   She graduated from Eddystone High School in Chester, PA and worked at Fidelity Bank and later as a dedicated homemaker to her family. Mary enjoyed bowling,… ...Read More
Ethel J. Graffus – 10/23/2019 October 24, 2019 - Ethel Graffus, 67, of Claymont, DE passed away on October 23, 2019   She was predeceased by her parents, John and Rose (Durbano) Bishop; brother, Richard Bishop; children, William and Heather Graffus. She is survived by her daughters, Shannon Graffus (Michael), Carrie Hagan (Alex), and Holly Ashmore (Colin); sister, Karen… ...Read More
George J. Brezza – 10/20/2019 October 21, 2019 - George J Brezza passed away October 20, 2019 at the age of 93 after ​ a short illness.  Born in Chester, PA. he was the son of the late ​ Peter and Mary Sims Brezza. He grew up in Linwood, PA and graduated ​ from Eddystone High School and Widener… ...Read More
Deanna Mae Chase – 10/7/2019 October 21, 2019 -   Deanna Mae Chase, 26, passed away on October 16th, 2019.  She was born on January 27th 1993 and attended Stonehurst Elementary and Beverly Hills Middle School in the Upper Darby School District before moving to Chichester for her Sophmore year.  She graduated from Chichester High School in 2011 and… ...Read More
M. Hope Laskowski – 10/20/2019 October 21, 2019 - M. Hope Laskowski, 80, of Boothwyn passed away on Sunday, October 20th at Crozer Chester Medical Center. She was born in Newport News, Virginia to Mark and Lucy Oldham before settling in Chester where she was raised and educated. Hope was a woman who was dedicated to her home and… ...Read More
Karen Lea Bailey – 10/11/2019 October 14, 2019 - Karen L. Bailey, 65, of Chester died on October 11th, 2019 while under the care of hospice. Formerly of Elverson, PA, she moved to Chester with her family in 1966 and remained there until her passing. She enjoyed taking care of her birds and taking vacations to West Virginia once… ...Read More
Gloria J. O’Neil – 10/8/2019 October 11, 2019 - Gloria Jean O’Neil,72, of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 8th at St. Francis Hospital.  She was born on November 13th, 1946 in Macon Georgia to the late Joseph M. Durden and Bonnie M. Daily. In addition to her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, John W.… ...Read More
Geraldine N. Shaw – 10/7/2019 October 10, 2019 - Geraldine N. Shaw, 56, of Woodlyn passed away on October 7th at Crozer Chester Medical Center.  She was born in Chester to Vernon and Norma Thompson.  She was raised and educated in Marcus Hook where she was a graduate of Chichester High School.  Geraldine worked as a veterinary technician for… ...Read More
Michael J. Murphy – 10/2/2019 October 7, 2019 - Michael J. Murphy (Murph) passed suddenly on Wednesday, October 2nd at the age of 63.  He will be forever missed by his family.  Michael was a long-time resident of Aston, PA.  He spent all of his adult life in the food sector and was well known in the restaurant community.… ...Read More