Obituaries

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
Stanley Coombes, Jr. – 5/2/2022 May 9, 2022 - In Loving Memory of Stanley Coombes Jr. 12/26/1947 - 05/02/2022   Stanley died peacefully at home on May 2, 2022. He was born on December 26, 1947, to Eleanor and Stanley Coombes Sr. He was raised in Twin Oaks, Pennsylvania, along with his older sister Eleanor (Nora) and he graduated… ...Read More
Sarah T. Klepacki – 4/27/2022 April 28, 2022 - Sarah “Sissy” Klepacki, 91, of Linwood passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at her home.  She was born and raised in Eddystone.  She graduated from Notre Dame High School. Sissy moved to Linwood with husband, Kie where she lived for 75 years.  Sissy became an active member of Holy Savior… ...Read More
Juana K. Negri – 4/24/2022 April 26, 2022 - Juana K. Negri, 93, of Wilmington, DE passed away on Sunday, April 24th at Gilpin Hall Nursing Home in Wilmington, DE.  She was born in Linwood to the late Joseph and Ellen Negri.  Juana worked for many years in customer relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Juana also was a… ...Read More
Thomas F. Hughes – 4/16/2022 April 18, 2022 - Thomas F. Hughes, 59, formerly of Marcus hook passed away on Saturday, April 16th at Naamans Creek Country Manor.  He was born in Philadelphia to the Late Joseph J. Hughes, Sr. and Jacqueline Young Hurt.  Tom was raised in Marcus Hook and was a graduate of Chichester High School with… ...Read More
Beverly J. Gallo – 4/13/2022 April 15, 2022 - Beverly J. Gallo of Marcus Hook passed away on Wednesday, April 13th at fair Acres Geriatric Center.  Friends and family are invited for visitation on Saturday, April 16th from 10-11am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, Pa.  Graveside service and burial will follow in Lawn… ...Read More
Michael J. Mortimer – 4/7/2022 April 10, 2022 - Michael J. Mortimer, 63, of Upper Chichester passed away on Thursday, April 7th at his home.  He was born in Chester to James and Lois Mortimer.  Michael attended Holy Saviour School and then went on to graduate from Archmere Academy in 1976.  After school, he went to work for his… ...Read More
Robert V. Scheivert, Jr. – 4/1/2022 April 3, 2022 - Robert V. Scheivert, Jr. , 56, of Upper Chichester passed away on Friday, April 1st at Crozer Chester Medical Center surrounded by family.  He was born in Philadelphia to Robert V. Scheivert Sr and Jo Ann Krchnar.  He was raised and educated in Aston where he graduated from Sun Valley High School in 1983.… ...Read More
Bernard L. June, Jr. – 3/30/2022 April 2, 2022 - Bernard ( Bernie) L June, Jr. Bernie was born on May 17 1955 in Chester, PA at Sacred Heart Hospital.  Bernie was the first-born son and the third child of seven, born to Bernard L June, Sr and Alma J. June (nee Grogan).  Bernie lived the early part of his… ...Read More
Barbara J. McCue – 3/29/2022 April 2, 2022 - Barbara Jean McCue, loving wife, mother, sister, and friend from Aston, PA passed away at home on March 29th at the age of 85. She is preceded in death by her mother Margaret Martin and her twin sister Beverly Cook. She is survived by her husband Arthur J. McCue Jr,… ...Read More
Philip E. Deery – 3/26/2022 March 30, 2022 - Philip E. Deery, 61, of Wilmington DE passed away on Saturday, March 26th in his home.  Phil finished his last 2 years of high school at the age of 16.  He then went on to attend the University of Delaware where he majored in engineering.  After deciding that college was… ...Read More
Adrienne V. King – 3/26/2022 March 27, 2022 - Adrienne V. King, 91, of Boothwyn passed away on March 26th, 2022 at her home.  She was born in Chester to the late Arthur and Adrienne Landers.  Adrienne grew up in Linwood and was a graduate of Eddystone High School.  She was a devoted Catholic and was a long-time member… ...Read More
Patricia A. Toth – 3/19/2022 March 21, 2022 - Patricia Ann Toth of Claymont, DE was born to Mary and Earl H. Stant on June 26, 1936 in Chester, PA.  She died peacefully on March 19, 2022. She was adored by her family and surrounded with love. Patricia attended school at the Immaculate Heart of Mary where she later… ...Read More