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Robert Hervey, 78, of Glenmoore, passed away on May 21, 2024 at his home.  Born in Birmingham, England, he was the son of Oscar and Joyce Smart Hervey.  He is survived by his loving wife, Nanette Hervey.

He graduated from Henderson High School and worked at Town Motors in Exton, Bishop Shanahan in Downingtown and drove a tractor trailer prior.

Bob loved working outside and...

Helen Louise "Honey Lou" McAdams, 93, of New Holland, PA, passed away peacefully at Garden Spot Village on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. She was the wife of the late Charles F. "Chuck" McAdams who died in 2021. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Wallace Conway Gilbaugh and Sara Margaret Pratt Gilbaugh Haines Hall.

Honey Lou was an area resident all her life and a 1948...

Edwin James Smith passed away in Fort Worth, TX, April 28, 2024. He was married for 63 years to the late Patricia Landis Smith. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of Walter Parvin Smith and Alma Wilson Smith. Surviving family include sister Joan Moore, sons James Steven Smith, Brinton T. Smith, and daughter Natalie Smith Bledsoe as well as thirteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren....

Robin L. McCormick, 59, of Cochranville, passed away on Saturday, May, 18, 2024 at her
home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Harry James McCormick
with whom she shared 39 years of marriage.

Robin was born on September 17, 1964 to Jeanne and Robert Boarts Sr in Elmer, NJ. She
was the first of four children: Kim Miller of Kissimmee, FL; Kristen...

Charles Edmund Young (Smoke) ,76, of Gap, PA, passed away on May 15, 2024 at the Hickory House in Honey Brook, PA.

Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Herbert E. Young and Janet (Laird) Young.

Employed by Excelon, Co., (formerly PECO) as an arial lineman for many years.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War in the carpentry unit and was stationed in...

Elizabeth Wood Walker McGibbon, 102, of Coatesville, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2024 at the home of her daughter. She was the wife of the late Waldron McGibbon, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage until his passing in 2001. Born in Chadds Ford, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Albert and Ada (Weigard) Walker.

Elizabeth was a 1939 graduate of Avon Grove High School and a...

Helen Moldenhauer, 94, of Downingtown, formerly of Modena, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at St. Martha's Manor in Downingtown. She was the wife of the late Ernest F. Moldenhauer who died in 1988. They shared 34 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Jacob Laus and Rosalie Lesovich Laus. 

Helen was an area resident all her life and a...

Charles W. Jackson, Jr., 87, of New Holland, PA, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at the Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" E. Kurtz Jackson who died in 2020. They shared over 58 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Charles W. Jackson, Sr. and Daisy Means Jackson.

Charles (Chuttie) was an area resident...

Kaiden Christopher Schmidt, 13 of Coatesville, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Reading Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Christopher M. Schmidt of Coatesville and Renae Ford Shultz of Honey Brook.

Kaiden was a 7th grader in the Twin Valley School District. He attended the Morgantown Community Church. Kaiden was a proud member of The Centennial Chapter of DeMolay...

Glenn Bliss McQueen, Sr., 73, of East Fallowfield, PA, passed away at his home on Wednesday May 15, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Norma Hilton McQueen with whom he shared 37 years of marriage. Born in Downingtown, PA he was the son of the late Edwin McQueen and Evelyn Mercer McQueen.

Glenn grew up in the Village of White Horse, Lancaster County where his parents owned and operated...

Judy Lee Pierce, 59, of Elverson, passed away at her home on May 14, 2024.  She was born in West Chester to the late Charles Nathaniel Pierce, Sr. and Viola Mae Burkey Pierce.

Judy enjoyed spending time at Active Day of Exton, PA.  She also enjoyed playing Bingo. Judy and her daughter Sarah were very close and enjoyed doing everything together. She adored being a mother to her "Peanut...

Thomas Mar Caldwell, 79, of Cochranville, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Gayle Wilson Caldwell with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Charles Caldwell and Alice Gee Caldwell.

Tom was an area resident all his life and a 1962 graduate of the Oxford High School. He...

Edward Lewis Bardonski, 77, of Scranton, passed away at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center , where he resided since 2011. Born in Coatesville, the son of the late Walter L. Bardonski and Rose E. Bardonski. 

Lewis was an area resident of Coatesville most of his life and a 1964 graduate of the former Scott High School in Coatesville. He proudly served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968 and...

David W. Henkels, 89, of West Brandywine Township, PA, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.  He married Kathaleen Levengood on May 12,1956 and they were together for over 67 years.  Born in Chester Springs, PA, he was the son of the late David and Rebecca Burgess Henkels.

David was an area resident most of his life.  He graduated from Henderson High School in West Chester...

William E. Cawley, 79, of West Chester, PA, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Maria Rosaria Blando Cawley with whom he shared 20 years of marriage. Born in the State of Washington, he was the son of the late Charles Cawley and Adele Mars Cawley Smith.

Bill was employed for 40 years by NBC, WCAU Television in Bala Cynwyd, PA as an editor....

Doris Emily Hufcut, 92 of Ronks, PA, formerly a longtime resident of Dover Plains NY passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 3, 2024. She was born on November 11, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Laura Bittner.

She married Robert Hufcut on May 3, 1972 in Pleasant Valley NY, who predeceased her on October 18, 2004.

Doris worked as a waitress at her family...

Elsie Marie Marshall, 85, of Coatesville, PA, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 5, 2024.  She was the wife of the late Richard L. Marshall who passed away in 2012.  Born in Highland Township, Chester County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph E. Semple and the late Elizabeth N. (Thompson) Semple Laus.

Elsie was an  area resident most of her life and a graduate of Scott High...

Dale Sylvia Veith Boughton, age 85 of New Holland, PA passed away peacefully on May 5, 2024.

Dale was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on July 2, 1938 to the late Ferdinand ‘Fred’ Veith and the late Hazel Sylvia Marcy.

Dale was predeceased by the love of her life Eugene ‘Gene’ Sanford Boughton. Together they celebrated 61 years of marriage until he passed in 2022. Dale is survived by her...

Tina Marie Davidson, 54, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at her home in Swatara Township.

Born March 28, 1969 in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Frederick R. Davidson and Melonie E. (Sellers) Smale. Tina grew up in Paradise and worked with her mother and other family members at Sensing Devices in Lancaster and worked at several call centers in the...

Jack Lee Woods, 86, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at Calvary Homes Health Center. He was the beloved husband of Judith E. Frey Woods with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in East Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Glendon Lee Woods and Kathrine Frances Davenport Woods.

Jack was a graduate of the Franklin High School in Franklin, NJ. Later, he...

Ruth Anne Boyd, 77, of East Fallowfield Township, PA, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 2,2024, surrounded by loving family.  She was the wife of Gary B. Boyd for over 58 years.  Born in Coatesville, PA, on February 20, 1947, she was the daughter and step daughter of the late James A.Martin and Mary (Prekup) Martin, and the daughter and step daughter of the late Myrle (Lesher)...

​Hugo Gabriel Herrera Torres, infant son of Brenda (Brendy) Lee Torres-Herrera and Roy Israel Herrera Zavala of Oxford, PA, died at birth on Monday, April 29, 2024 at the Women's and Babies Hospital of Lancaster, PA.

He is survived, in addition to his parents, by one brother; Diego Israel Herrera Torres. His Paternal Grandfather Manuel Herrera Gutierrez of Coatesville,Pa, Paternal...

Michael J. Steczak Jr., 85, of Coatesville, PA, passed away on April 29, 2024, in West Chester, PA.  He was preceded in death by his common-law wife, Janice N. Barber in 2009.  He was born on September 26, 1938, in Coatesville, PA, to the late Michael J. Sr. and Mary Adams Steczak.

Michael graduated from Scott High School in 1956 and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a...

Robert Hilton, Jr., 85, formerly of Modena, PA, passed away on April 28, 2024 at the Pocopson Home of West Chester, PA. He was the beloved husband of Shirley Guest Hilton with whom he shared 66 years of marriage with. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Robert Hilton, Sr. and Mrytle Dehiser Hilton.

Bob lived in the Coatesville area all his life. He was employed by the City...

Marlene Rose "Duke" Taggart, 73, of Honey Brook, PA, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 29, 2024, in Reading, PA.  She was the wife of Barry L. Taggart for over 54 years.  Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Gladys Brown Doyle.

Marlene was a homemaker and a member of  Faith Community Methodist Church in Atglen, PA.

She enjoyed boating, camping,...

Celebrating the Life & Ministry of Reverend Doris V. Mills

Reverend Doris Virginia Mills, who was 91 years old, passed away peacefully in her home in Parkesburg, PA, on April 20th, 2024. She was born  February 19th, 1933, in Brooklyn, NY, to Earl A. White and Helen Myers White. When she was young, her family moved to Pennsylvania, where she attended James Adams Grade School in...

Miles J. Munion, 36, of East Fallowfield, passed away tragically on Friday, April 26, 2024 at the Paoli Memorial Hospital as a result of a motorcycle accident which occurred on Saturday, April 20th.

Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of William H. Munion, Jr. of Ephrata and Pauline Bilinski Munion of Coatesville. 

Miles was an area resident all his life and a graduate of...