Obituary Archive

William J Murray, 69, lifelong resident of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Coatesville VAMC Hospice Unit surrounded by his family. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Alfred A. Murray, Sr. and Ida Jane Franciscus Murray.

Bill was an area resident all his life and a 1968 graduate of the Coatesville Area High School. He proudly served in the US...

William J. "Bill" Harrington, 84, of Coatesville died of lung cancer on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at his home while under Hospice Care. He was the husband of Lorena Brittingham Harrington with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born on July 26,...

William J. Britton, 72, of Parkesburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 18th under the care of Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester.  He was the beloved husband of Phyllis Britton, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.  

He was the son of Joan Britton of Parkesburg and the late William C. Britton.

An area resident most of his life, he was a graduate of Octorara High School...

William J. Gabriel, Jr., 81, of Coatesville, died on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Harrison Senior Living Center in Christiana, PA. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late William J. Gabriel, Sr. and Dorothy P. Hawk Gabriel. 

Bill was an area resident most his life. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1953 to 1957. He was employed as a security officer by the former Lukens...

William J. Simmons, Sr., 69, passed away on March 21, 2017 at the Brandywine Hospital.  Born in Venice, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Ida Pozzobon Simmons.  

He worked as an equipment operator for City Construction.

He is survived by his children, William J. Simmons, Jr and wife Sarah from Marianna, Florida, Kimberly Simmons of Kinzers, Steve Simmons and fiancé...

William J. Thomas, Sr., 70, of Oxford, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Dolores Baxter Thomas, with whom he shared 48 years of friendship and marriage.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late William H. and Jane Stoner Thomas. An area resident his entire life, William was...

William Jamison McDonald, 89, formerly of Downingtown, Pa. and Hawk Valley, Lancaster County, Pa. and presently living for the last 17 years in Lander, Wyoming, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Mr. McDonald was a son of the late John and Laura McDonald.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Neff and a brother, Robert McDonald.  He is survived by a sister, Janet Carlin, two...

William John "Bill" Kochel, 54, of Cochranville passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at his home.  He was the son of Norman B. Kochel and Elizabeth F. Battistilli.  
He was a 1977 graduate of Octorara High School and...

William J. Yetter, Jr., a lifelong resident of West Bradford Twp., died on Febraury 27, 2016. He was the husband of Janet Dague Yetter and the son of the late William J. and Christina H. Yetter. 
Bill worked in Engineering at the former Lukens Steel Co. for 27 years before retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Amphibious Order of the Frogs, the VFW and a life member of the West Caln...

William K. "Mouse" Johnson, 48, of Downingtown, passed away at his home on Friday, March 7, 2014. Born in Coatesville, he was the beloved son of Rebecca Johnson Smith of Downingtown and the late Larry E. Smith, Sr.
 
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