Obituaries

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Francis J. "Pete" Borrell, III, 86, of Coatesville, died on Sunday June 28, 2015 at Harrison House, Coatesville. He was the husband of the late Jean Nunemaker Borrell who died in 2010. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Francis J. Borrell, Jr. and Elsie Rice Borrell.

Pete proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Lauri Brothers scrap yard in...

Cori Rose Weaver, 18, of Nottingham, passed away at her home on Friday, June 26, 2015.  Born in Coatesville, she was the beloved daughter of Stefanie (Hilton) and Shawn Weaver.  

A resident of Nottingham her entire life, she was a 2015 graduate of Oxford Area High School.  

Cori is survived, in addition to her parents, by her brother Matthew, her maternal grandfather, Parke...

Noelle Loue Campbell, 37, of Leesburg, Virginia and formerly of Parkersburg, PA, passed away suddenly on June 18, 2015.  She was the wife of Nicholas Campbell for 14 years.  Born in New Jersey, she was the daughter of Carolyn L. Bodle Loue and William E. Loue III of Lancaster, PA.

Noelle was a graduate of Octorara High School in Atglen, PA.  She attended James Madison University in...

Howard E. Snyder, 84, of Coatesville, formerly of New Jersey, died on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at the Harrison Senior Living Center in Coatesville. He was the the husband of the late Lois Snyder who died in 1993. Born in Delmar, Maryland, he was the son of the late Alva M. and Dora Bradley Snyder.
Howard was an area resident for the past 15 years. He was employed, for 45 years, by General...

Virginia E. McWilliams, 74, of Coatesville, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at LifeCare Hospital of West Chester.  She was the widow of Herbert McWilliams Sr., who passed on in 1993 after they shared 37 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Virginia (Taylor) and Benjamin D. March.  An area resident her entire life, she was employed as a...

Robert L. Criswell, 84, of New Holland and formerly of Coatesville, Pa., died on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at his home.  He was the widower of Dorothy Jean Simmons Criswell with whom he shared 45 years of marriage before her passing in 2003.  

Born in Martin's Corner, Robert was the son of the late Lillian (McMinn) and Charles Criswell.  Robert was a 1948 graduate of Scott High School.  ...

Lois Bell, 82, entered her Heavenly home on June 16, 2015, surrounded by the love of her family.  
Lois was the daughter of Elsie (Conover) and Earl Richardson and sister of Robert Richardson.  She grew up residing in the West End Fire House of Coatesville, where her father was Fire Chief.  She graduated from Scott High School in 1950.  She earned her Registered Nurse degree at Chester...

Anthony Boozer 33 of Gap, Pa passed away unexpectedly at his home in Everett, Washington State on June 8th in the early morning hours. He loved music and playing his guitar, camping, fishing and other outdoors activities. He is survived by his Mother Debra Reed, Stepfather Craig Reed, Brothers Michael Quickel and John Boozer Jr., Sisters Valon McGarvey and Renee Boozer, Daughter Nattallie...

Floyd L. Stump, 90, of E. Fallowfield, died on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Coatesville VAMC. He was the husband of Ramona V. Krisovitch Stump. Born in Cochranville, he was the son of David and Carrie Hart Stump. 
Floyd proudly served in the US Army during WWII and also the Korean War. He was employed by Schramms as a welder and he also worked, for many years, for Buddco Movie Theaters...

Howard McGowan, 63, of Parkesburg, passed away after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, June 10 under the care of Hospice and Community Care of Mt. Joy.  He was the husband of Ruth Ann (Hershey) McGowan with whom he shared 44 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Katrena (Freeman) and Howard W. McGowan.  

A graduate of Octorara High School, he was a...

Betty Jane Hornberger, 85, passed away on June 9, 2015 at the Conestoga View Nursing Home in Lancaster.  Born in Manhiem Township, Lancaster County, she was the daughter of the late Irvin and Lena Hass Hornberger .  

She is survived by her children, George H. Conover and wife Linda of Paradise, Robert L. Conover of Honey Brook,  Cheryl M. Conover of Coatesville, Glenn E. Conover and...

William M. Armstrong, 58, of East Fallowfield, lost his battle with cancer on June 8, 2015 under the care of the incredible Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester.  He was surrounded by family, friends and his beloved dog "Hope" who never left his side during his struggle with his health.

Bill was a carpenter by trade with an Associates Degree in Construction Management.  His love of...

Buffy Dew Ewing (Thompson) of Pearland, Texas, passed away on June 8, 2015 at the Houston Hospice after a courageous eight year battle with metastatic breast cancer.  She was the wife of Thomas Brook Thompson.  Born July 19, 1971 in West Chester, PA.  She was the daughter of William O. Ewing, III of West Chester, and the late Nancy Adams Lane.

She graduated from Coatesville Area High...

Joanna E. Augustine, 79, of Coatesville, died on Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. She was the beloved wife of William "Sonny" Augustine, Jr. Married on Feb. 29, 1964, they shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Mervin and Margaret Holland Moyer. 

An area resident all her life, she graduated from the former Scott...

Joseph A. Thomas, Sr, 75 of Kirkwood, PA. and Port Orange, FL. went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of Ann M. "Dolly" DiObilda Thomas.  

Born in Coatesville, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph W. Thomas and Clarabel H. (Dickinson)Thomas-Newnam. Joe attended Scott Senior High School.  He served in the United States...

Gloria J. Soulliard, 90, of Kimberton, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the Atria Woodbridge Place.  She was the widow of the late Clarence L. Soulliard, Jr. who passed away in 2008.  

Born in Canton, Ohio, Gloria was the daughter of the late Emma (Fox) and Richard Maxwell.  A resident at Atria for the past seven years, she had previously lived in Parkesburg for 38 years.  

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