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Dwight Reggie Price 89, of Cochranville, PA passed away on Tues. August 20, 2019
at the Harrison House in Christiana, PA. 

Born on December 14, 1929 in North Fork,  N.C., Dwight was the son of the late Milton Jackson Price and Rachel Lewis Price and the last surviving sibling. 

Dwight was married to the  love of his life Julia Barlow Price for 57 years until her passing in...

Nancy Mattson, 77, of Middletown, formerly of Gap, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, under the care of Hospice and Community Care in Mt. Joy.  

Born in Coatesville, Nancy was the daughter of the late Vivian (Yost) and Russell Farra.  An area resident her entire life, she was a graduate of Scott High School in Coatesville and worked at the VA Medical Center of Coatesville for 27...

Chester C. Ash, 80, of Westwood, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Arthur "Artie" and Helen "Minnie" Hamilton Ash.  

Chester was an area resident all his life. He was the owner and operator for 47 years of the West End Garage in Coatesville where he specialized as a transmission mechanic. He was a life member of the West...

Judy Ann Barton, 68, of Malvern, formerly of Atglen, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Green Meadows Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Malvern, PA. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Frederick M. "Pat" Barton and Lydia Mosbey Barton.

Judy was an area resident all her life and a 1969 graduate of the Octorara High School in Atglen. She was employed as an...

Linda Slaymaker, 64, of Coatesville lost her battle to cancer on August 20, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 10, 1954. She was raised in Atglen, PA. She was the beloved wife of Ronald L Hoopes with whom she shared 31 years of marriage. She was the beloved mother of Dana Slaymaker and Steven Slaymaker, and also raised Sidney Slaymaker since the age of 3.

She...

Bryn Dafydd Williams, 63, of East Fallowfield, PA passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at his home surrounded with his wife by his side. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Jones Williams with whom he share 10 years of marriage. Born in Biloxi, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Dafydd Williams and Kay Svenson Williams Salinger and stepson to David Salinger.

Bryn was a 1973...

Charles Eugene Bernard, 92, of Parkesburg and Atglen,Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  He was most recently a patient at the Gino MerliVeterans Center in Scranton, PA. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late John Bernard and Dorothy Ross Johnson, and stepson to LeRoy (Bud) W. Johnson.

Charles had many nicknames; Charlie, “Choo Choo” or as his close family...

Patricia C. Townsend, 66, of Honey Brook, PA passed away on August 11, 2019 at Kadima Rehabilitation and Nursing in Pottstown, PA.  She was the beloved wife of Gerald E. Townsend with whom she shared 23 years of marriage.  Born in Darby, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Dorothy Byrne.  

She is survived, in addition to her husband, by her daughters, Colleen Eshbach and...

George Kelly Fuller, the Greatest Husband & Father who has ever been or will be, 70, of Glenmoore, PA passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

He was the beloved husband of Carol Ann Leitch Fuller with whom he would have shared 50 years of marriage at the end of this month. Not only did they share a marriage, but a happy, loving unconditional love for each other that never...

Doris Elaine Franciscus, 94, of Wagontown, passed away on August 10, 2019.  Born in Modena, she was the daughter of the late Lewis L. and Sara W. Allison Mentzer.

She was a 1944 graduate of Scott High School and retired from Acme Markets where she worked in the meat department in the Coatesville, Thorndale and Parkesburg stores.  She enjoyed her Sunday game nights with her family.

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Grégory Gochtovtt, 51, of Downingtown, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Glioblastoma Multiforme at the PowerBack Rehabilitation Center in Exton, PA.  Born in Neuilly-sur Seine, France, he was the son of the late Michel and Christiane Gochtovtt (née Argeliès) .

He is survived by his siblings, Alexander Gochtovtt (wife Melissa Delaney and children Sophie, Isabelle and Luc);...

Arthur James "Dutch" Feister, 82, of Wagontown, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Brandywine Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Martha E. Pratt Feister with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Paradise, he was the son of the late Jacob and Dorothy Goldsworthy Feister.  
Dutch completed high school in West Chester. He served honorably in the Army National Guard...

Steve Berwanger, 57, of Honey Brook, passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Barbara Anne Barger, and Arnold Louis Berwanger. He was the husband of Daphne Martinez Berwanger, and longtime companion of Sharon D. Wertz.

Steve was a high school graduate of the Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, VA. After school, he served...

After 90 years, the journeys of Terese Piccoli came to a close on July 26, 2019, at the home she shared with her sister, Annemarie Cuff, in Chadds Ford, PA. Terese was a devoted daughter and sister; a much-loved mother, grandmother, and aunt; a respected teacher, businesswoman, politician, community organizer, author, and editor; and an advocate for education, peace, and women’s rights.

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Stephen Murphy passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. 

Stephen Murphy was born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania in 1950 and was the son of Joseph and Josephine Murphy.  Stephen was a dedicated lifelong member of the Coatesville community.  He worked at Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation and was a proud member of the United Steelworkers union for...

Alexis Nycole Runyen, 11, of Reading, PA passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.  Born in Coatesville, she was the beloved daughter of Khayla A. Runyen and Jason Runyen. 

Lexi just completed the 5th grade at the Mt. Penn Elementary Center. Even throughout her battle with cancer she always managed to be positive and lift others up around her.

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Ada Catharine Bunting, 99, of Wagontown PA went to be with her Lord on August 1, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Elsie and Carl Jefferis and the loving wife for 62 years of the late Reverend Richard L. Bunting.  She was a member of Wagontown Union Chapel and in her later years, Kingsway Church.

Ada was born in Modena PA on February 22, 1920. She graduated from Coatesville...

Deborah L. Read, 64, of Paradise, PA, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy, PA.  

Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry "Bud" and Frances L. Phillippi McEwing.

She previously worked at the former Quebecor Printing Company in Atglen as a press operator.  She was an animal lover and was a breeder of German...

Mildred Jean "Susie" Garris, 69, of Parkesburg, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at her home.  She shared 20 years of companionship with Gary Dunmyre.   

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Joseph Garris and Marian Carlisle McNeil.   

Susie was employed as a bookkeeper for AMS & DKS in Gap and for Beiler Campbell in Oxford. 

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Pauline Nixon States, 96, of Parkesburg, passed away on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 under the care of Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation in Lancaster.  

She was the widow of John B. States, Sr., with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.  

Born in Towerville, Pa., Pauline was the daughter of the late Margaret (Black) and Havard Nixon, Sr.  She was a graduate of Scott...

Grier Maitland Hoskins Jr., 89, of West Caln, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was the widower of the late Erla June Scotten Hoskins, with whom he shared 45 years of marriage before her passing in 2002.  

Born in Cains, Pa., Grier was the son of the late Emeline (Baldwin) and Grier Maitland Hoskins, Sr.  He was a 1949 graduate of Scott...

Philip J. Mangiovillano, 83, of Valley Township, passed away on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was the beloved husband of Jeannette Baer Mangiovillano, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage.  

Born in Philadelphia, Philip was the son of the late Marianina (Pianciamore) and Fillippo Mangiovillano.  

Philip worked as an Operations Manager...

Reverend Edgar W. Donnon, Jr., 73, of West Bradford, went home to be with the Lord on Monday evening, July 29, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. Donnon with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Edgar W. Donnon, Sr. and Mabel Fryberger White.

Ed was an area resident all his life and a 1963...

Roland V. "Rollie" McClintock, 80, of Parkesburg, passed away on Saturday, July 27th, 2019 under the care of Brandywine Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Thelma (Maule) McClintock with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.    

Born in Coatesville Hospital, Roland was the son of the late Elizabeth Whitelock and Wesley Roland McClintock.

An area resident his entire life,...