Obituaries

Please browse through the names on the obituary pages to find the one you are looking for. Once you have found the name you are looking for, click on the name- it will link you to the relevant obituary. You are welcome to post a condolence by clicking "Send Condolences." The condolence will be viewable online for all to see. Please be respectful and polite.

Mark William Wilson, 61, of Parkesburg, passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 22nd while surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved husband of Joan Wilson, with whom he shared 14 years of marriage.  

Born in West Chester, Mark was the son of Virginia (Schreck) and the late William S. Wilson.  He graduated Widener University with a BS Degree in Business Administration.  

Mark...

Carl E. Miller, 79, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Lancaster County Hospice Center in Mt. Joy, PA. Born in Atglen, PA, he was the son of the late Paul Preston and Jennie C. Dickinson Miller. After his mother died, he was raised by Nathaniel and Mary Dickinson.

Carl was an area resident all his life. After graduating from Scott high School in Coatesville he...

The children of Carol Marshall are sad to announce Carol’s passing on the evening of May 17,
2018 following a brief illness. Her family was at her bedside. Carol was born in Coatesville
on May 31, 1922, the daughter of Leonard and Elizabeth Waddell Swisher. She was proceeded
in death by her loving husband, Virgil Marshall, to whom she was married for 61 years. Carol is
...

Glenna Hurley Adams, 81, of Wagontown, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2018, at home, where she was surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Verdie (Hank) Adams, Jr., who preceded her in death in 2002 after 42 years of marriage.

Born in West Chester and raised in Embreeville, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lucy Hurley.

She was a 1954 graduate of...

Isabel L. Simmers, 86, of Honey Brook, passed away on May 18, 2018 at the Tel Hai Retirement Community.  She was the widow of the late Donald C. Simmers who died in 1974.  Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd W. and Esther Pfitzenmeyer Lynch.  

Isabel and her husband were the owners and operators of the Honey Brook Lounge from 1958-1980.  She was a member of the...

Thomas J. Wanner, 72, of Coatesville, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family on Friday, May 18, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of Patricia Wanner. They shared 36 years of Matrimony

Born in Valley Twp., he was the son of the late Ethel (Kurtz) and Tobias Wanner.  

Thomas served eight years with two honorable discharges in the US Army during the Vietnam War, service...

Larry Joseph Sweigart, 68, of Coatesville, passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, May 17, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of the late Susanne, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.  

Born in the old Coatesville Hospital, he was the son of the late Mary (Swisher) and Joseph Sweigart.  He was a 1968 graduate of Coatesville High School.  After graduation, he served honorably...

Betty E. Smith, 93, of Parkesburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care of Mt. Joy, PA.  She was the widow of the late Samuel E. Smith, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Josephine (Powell) and Samuel Mellinger.  An area resident her entire life, she worked at the former Coatesville Hospital...

Sharon L. Brandon, 69, of Parkesburg, passed away on Monday, May 14th at the Neighborhood Hospice Center of West Chester.  She was the widow of Phillip A. Brandon, Sr.

Born in Lancaster, Sharon was the daughter of the late Betty Sue (White) and William E. Hammond, Jr.  An area resident her entire life, she was a 1967 graduate of Octorara High School.  She continued her education and...

Patricia Louise Gordon, 75, of Westwood, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 13, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Charles L. Gordon with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Orris and Helen Burdge Culbertson.

Pat was an area resident all her life and a 1961 graduate of the Scott High School in...

Joseph C. Jones, 35, of Christiana, passed away in Cochranville on Friday, May 11, 2018. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Valerie A. Kauffman Ross of Christiana, PA and Joey Wayne Jones of Woodstown, NJ. 

Joey was an area resident all his life and had attended the Pequea Valley School District. He was employed as a landscaper by Accents of Nature of Kennett Square, PA. He attended...

Joseph Bennett, Jr., 82, of Coatesville, died on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Coatesville VA Hospice Unit. He was the husband of the late Anne Marie Bennett who died in 2014. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Joseph Bennett, Sr. and Emma Wilson Bennett. 

Joe was an area resident all his life and a graduate of the former Scott High School. Later he continued his education...

Dr. John J. Gain, III, 55, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Monday, May, 7, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Suzanne Miller Wilde of Parkesburg and the late John J. Gain, Jr. 

John was a graduate of the Hahnemann University Hospital Medical School and after graduation served his internship at the Geisinger Medical...

William C. Stone, Sr., 68, of Quarryville, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was the widower of the late Maggie Perine Stone, who passed away in 2009.

Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Margaret (Simms) and Howard Stone, Sr.  

He was retired from NuPak of Parkesburg.  

He is survived by three children; Margaret...

Lloyd R. Byerly, Sr., 90, of Downingtown, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Pocopson Home. He was the widower of the late Jean Flinn Byerly who died in 2005. Born in the village of Compass, West Caln Township, he was the son of the late Evan T. Byerly and Anna Elizabeth Supplee Byerly. 

Lloyd was an area resident most of his life. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps from...

Wayne D. Graham, 61, of Christiana, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 4, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Wendy M. (Reynolds) Graham with whom he shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Nancy (McClure) Graham-Sensenig of Christiana and the late W. Dale Graham.

Wayne was an area resident all his life and a 1976 graduate of the Octorara High School. He...

Agnes Louise Ross, 71, of Gap, passed away on May 2, 2018 at her home.  She was the widow of the late Harry F. Ross with whom she shared 40 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert Anderson, Jr and Elizabeth "Betty" (Conner) Anderson.  She graduated from the Parkesburg School and was employed by Wendys International, McDonalds, Jamesway and MISA...

Patricia Martin, 76, of Coatesville passed away on May 2, 2018 at her home.  She was the wife of the late George Martin, Sr., with whom she shared 49 years of marriage.

Born in Modena, Pa., she was the daughter of Howard Willmott, Sr.and Hazel Lawrence Willmott Probst.  She was employed by the CCIU in Downingtown.  She attended Wagontown Chapel.

She is survived by her children,...

Carolyn C. Schroder, 69, of Parkesburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Brandywine Hospital.  She was the beloved wife of Samuel G. Schroder with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Cadillac, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Betty L. Potrafke Cundiff. 

Carolyn was a 1966 graduate of the Great Valley High School. After graduation she attended...

Teresa Ann Furlong, 47, of Wilkes-Barre, PA passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018. Born in Fort Meade, Maryland, she was the daughter of Delores and Marvin "Tom" Furlong, Sr.

She was a member of the Fellowship Church of Dallas, Pennsylvania and was employed by Chewy Pet Food and Supplies.

Teresa is survived, in addition to her parents, by three children; Richard David Furlong,...

Geraldine F. Cahill, 70, of Honey Brook, passed away on April 28, 2018 at her home. She was the loving wife of Howard Cahill with whom she shared 46 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late George A. and...

Betty Jean Stackhouse Wilde, 86, of Parkesburg, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018.
She was the wife of the late James Kirk Wilde.  Born in Martin's Corner she was the daughter of the late Norman A. and Verna M. Criswell Stackhouse.

...

Joanne M. Cardine, age 55, of Glenmoore, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on Tuesday, April 24th, enveloped in the warmth and comfort of her home of 14 years, surrounded by friends and family. She was the beloved wife of Craig Cardine, with whom she shared 28 beautiful years of marriage.

Joanne was born in Washington, D.C. to Emilie (Barone) and Joseph William Murphy. Her life was accented...