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Michelle Iezzi Carter, 48, of Cochranville, PA, passed away unexpectedly after a long fight at her home on Monday, June 10, 2024.  She was the wife of Sean Carter and the mother of Elijah and Chase Carter. Born in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of Joseph A. Iezzi of Downingtown and Marnie (Hoffman) Gibson of West Grove, Pa.

Michelle earned her B.S. degree from Lock Haven...

Chester R. "Teddy" Criswell, 92, formerly of Parkesburg, PA, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Newport Meadows in Christiana, PA.  He was the husband of the late Marie Lewis Criswell who passed away in 1999.  Born in Martins Corner, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Lloyd and Lillian Elizabeth (McMinn) Criswell.

Teddy was educated at the Gum Tree School and then worked as a...

Audrey L. Skelton, 69, of Highland Township, Chester County, passed away at her home on Sunday, June 9, 2024. Born in Huntington, NY, she was the daughter of the late Captain George I. Skelton and Mildred Kraemer Skelton.

Audrey never met an aminal she didn't want to help or a person she didn't want to mother. She loved food, music, art, casinos, easter egg hunts, snooping, collecting...

Lynn J. Hanaway, 81, of Parkesburg, PA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.  He was the husband of Connie (Dampman) Hanaway of 61 years.  Born in Coatesville, PA, he was the son of the late John M. and Margaret (Miller) Hanaway.  He was the brother to Leanne Hanaway Sweet (Michael).

Lynn was an area resident all his life.  He graduated from Coatesville High School. ...

Betty D. Buchanan, 92, of Sadsburyville, PA, passed away at her home on  Tuesday, June 4, 2024.  She was the wife of the late George Buchanan of Honeybrook.  Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Jennie F. (Mazurkewicz) Duda Sr.

Betty was an area resident all of her life.  She worked as a secretary for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and in the...

Linda S. Diem, 73, of Manheim,PA,  formerly of New Holland, PA, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.  She was the wife of Marcus James Diem for over 44 years.  Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Russell C. and Dawn E. (Seese) Johnson.

Linda graduated from Coatesville High School in 1968 and worked as LPN at the Coatesville VA Medical Center.  She...

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2nd Timothy 4:7

George W. Young, 77, of Tel-Hai Retirement Community, Honey Brook, PA, formerly of Parkesburg, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 3, 2024 at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA. He was the husband of the late Barbara P. Moyer Wertz Young who...

Brandon Waddell Joseph Heald, Sr., 41, of Newark, Delaware, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at the Christiana Hospital as a result of an auto accident. He was the beloved husband of Christina Lee Treece Heald, with whom he shared 16 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of Susan Acker Heald of Coatesville and the late Ronald Earl Heald.

Brandon grew up in...

Peggyann G. Aulthouse, 77, of Gap, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of George E. Aulthouse with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late William Evert Buckley and Margaret I. Simpkins Buckley.

Peggyann was an area resident all her life. She attended the Coatesville Area...

Charles E. Jackson, 84, of Highland Township, Chester County, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at the Christiana Hospital of Newark, Delaware. He was the husband of the late Janet Starkey Jackson who died in 2019. They shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John A. Jackson and Pearl E. Keen Jackson.

Charlie was an area resident all his life and...

Catherine F. "Kay" Whiteford, 78, of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 19, 2024. She was the beloved wife of Vincent W. Whiteford with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, Kay was the daughter of the late Francis Montgomery and Annabelle McHugh Montgomery.

Kay was a 1963 graduate of the Old Notre Dame High School,...

John G. Diem, 73 of Honey Brook, passed away at his home on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Darleen K. Ranck Diem with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John D. Diem and Lillian Martin Diem.

John was an area resident all his life and a 1969 graduate of the CASH high school in Coatesville. He was employed by...

Michael Cortez "Corey" Allen, 45, of Christiana, PA, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on Monday, May, 20, 2024. Born in Coatesville, he was the beloved son of Michael Nelson Allen and Roberta Linda Folks London-Allen and fiancé  to Tyesha Jacks. 

Corey was an area resident all his life and graduate of CASH High School of Coatesville and the Vo-Tech CAT...

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 Exelon, Co., (formerly PECO) as an aerial 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...