Obituary Archive

William Arthur Reinike, Jr., 83, of Bainbridge, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2011 in Columbia. He was the beloved husband of Myrtle M. Reinike, with whom he shared 22 years of marriage, and the widower of Sally (Huber) Reinike, who passed in 1988 after 41 years of marriage.


Born in New Castle, DE, He...

William B. Cochran, 88, of Honey Brook, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at his home. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. McLellan Cochran who died in 2007. Born in Centerville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Henry and Lilly Terry Cochran.
Bill enlisted in the US Army in 1939 and served throughout most of WWII as a heavy equipment operator. He was stationed at Pearl...

William C. "Bill" Baker, 75, of Gap, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He was the husband of Olive Beyer Baker, with whom he shared 48 years of marriage.

Born in West Grove, PA, he was the son of the late Clifford and Palma Cooper Baker. A resident of Cochranville and West Grove, he had most recently resided in Gap. He...

William C. Miller, 87, of Parkesburg, passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the Brandywine Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Swisher) Miller with whom he shared 66 years of marriage.

Born in Downingtown, he was the son of the late Mary Berstler and Oscar Miller Sr.  An area resident all of his life, he was a graduate of Downingtown High School.  William served...

William C. Stone, Sr., 68, of Quarryville, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was the widower of the late Maggie Perine Stone, who passed away in 2009.

Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Margaret (Simms) and Howard Stone, Sr.  

He was retired from NuPak of Parkesburg.  

He is survived by three children; Margaret...

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, William Cross, Jr., 69, of Parkesburg died unexpectedly on Friday, January 29, 2016 surrounded by those who loved him dearly. Born in Coatesville, Bill was married to Barbara Davis Cross for 47 years and they had lived in Parkesburg since 1980. 

Bill worked for Lukens Steel for more than 30 years, followed by another 10 years of...

William D. Welsch, 89, of Landis Homes, formerly of Parkesburg, died on Sunday, November 14, 2010 while under the care of Hospice of Lancaster county at the Essa Flory Hospice Center. He was the husband of Doris Harris Welsch since 2004 and his first wife the late Faye M. Welsch. Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Riley...

William E. Kenworthy, 78, of Wagontown, passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at his home. He was the husband of Mary Pat Lohr Kenworthy with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.


Born in Compass, he was the son...

William E. Large, Jr., 83, of Parkesburg, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Harrison Senior Living Center of Christiana.  He was the widower of Marie A. Large, who passed away in 2006.

Born in Coatesville, Bill was the son of the late Elizabeth and William Large Sr.  

He served honorably as a tank driver with the US Army during the Korean War.  Bill was a Past Commander...

William E. McGinnis, 89, of Neffsville, formerly of Ephrata and Parkesburg, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Lancashire Hall. He was husband of the late Sarah B. McGinnis who died in 1999. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late William E. and Elizabeth McGinnis, Sr. Bill served honorably in the US Army from 1942 to 1945 during WWII in...

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