Obituary Archive

William Glenn Nevin, 67, of Jefferson, MD, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012.  He was the beloved husband of Rebecca Ann (Walraven) Nevin, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.  

 
Born in Washington D.C. at the Walter Reed Army Hospital, he was the son of the late Glenn W. and Emmy Lou (Hevener) Nevin.  He was a 1962 graduate of the Octorara High School of...

William Gordon Donnelly, Sr., 81, of Nottingham, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family on Thursday, October 21, 2010.  
 
He was the husband of Betty Greer Donnelly, with whom he shared...

William H. Backenstose, 75, of West Grove, formerly of E. Fallowfield and Parkesburg, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was the husband of Ethel Wise Backenstose with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in...

William H. Lowrey Jr., 76, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, at Harrison Senior Living in Christiana.  He was the husband of the late Barbara Ann Rowan Lowrey.  Born in Coatesville he was the son of the late William H. and Ruth Henry Lowrey Sr.

An area resident most his life William worked as an autocar maker and was a member of the Parkesburg VFW Post 4480....

William H. Roth, Jr., 70, of Coatesville, died on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia Sagner Roth and his late wife, Jacqueline A. Roth who died in 2003. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late William H. and Betty Charsha Roth. 

Bill was a 1965 graduate of the Scott High School. He enlisted in the US Army in 1967 and served...

William Henry Hess, Jr., 47, of Paradise passed away at his home on Sunday, September 24th. He was the husband of Sandra Skasko Hess.   

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Lynn L. LaMar Hess of Spring City, Pa. and the late William H. Hess, Sr.  He was a 1988 graduate of Pequea Valley High School and worked at Friendly's restaurant as a dishwasher.

He is survived, in addition...

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...

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