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Wanda L. Kolodjay, 96, of Parkesburg, PA, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2023, in Lancaster, PA.  She was the wife of the late John Samuel Kolodjay who passed in 1965.  Born in Parkesburg, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Jane Loftus Link.

Wanda was a life long resident of Parkesburg.  She attended two years of college before beginning a 40 year career with Lukens...

Francis L. Lambert, 74, fondly known as Tom by family and friends of Parkesburg, PA, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, January 26,2023. He was the husband of Deborah Ann Thompson- Lambert who he met on April Fool’s Day of 1979 and married on October 27, 1979, sharing 43 years of marriage. Born at the Old Coatesville Hospital to the late Francis H. and Lena M. (Wilkerson) Lambert...

Robert G. MacHenry, 87, of Parkesburg passed away at Promedica Total Rehab in Exton on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Lew Wallace MacHenry and Myrtle Elizabeth (Uganst) MacHenry. He was the beloved husband of the late Gale (Hibbard) MacHenry who passed away in 1999. 

 He was a 1954 graduate of Scott Senior High School and went...

Renate Anna Rose DiMarco, 72, of Coatesville passed away at her home on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Born in Weinheim, Germany she was the daughter of the late George DiMarco Sr. and Martha Erika (Jungmann) DiMarco. She was the beloved wife of the late Merritt V. Eusey III, until his passing in 2017.  

She was a 1968 graduate of Downingtown High School and went on to pursue an associate’...

Edward H. Neary Sr., 77, of Parkesburg, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at the Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, PA. He was the beloved husband of Regina M. Christie Neary with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Chester, PA, he was the son of the late William J. Neary Sr. and Helen Ternove Neary.

Ed lived most of his life in the Chester/Marcus Hook area...

Charles Francis Thompson, 86, of Coatesville, passed away at his home on Sunday, January 22, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Barbara Elaine "Bobbie" Doubts Thompson who died in 2019. They shared 62 years of marriage together. Born in Pomeroy, PA, he was the son of the late Harold E. Thompson and Kathryn F. Esch Thompson.

Charlie was an area resident all...

Lois Anne Hagans, 81, of Valley Township, Coatesville, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023, in West Chester, PA.  She was the wife of  Pastor Daniel G. Hagans for over 66 years.  Born in Mountain City, TN, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Bonnie Dickens Nichols.

If you asked Lois Hagans who she is, she would tell you that she is a busy mother and a pastor's wife...

Joanne Peazzoni, 64, of Honey Brook passed away at Chester County Hospital on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of Henry Andrew Zook and Hanorah (Lefchuk) Zook. She was the beloved wife of Walter Christopher Peazzoni II with whom she shared 17 years of marriage.  

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Richard E. Tharp, 64, of White Horse, PA, passed away at his home on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Born in Newport, Delaware, he was the son of the late Harry G. Tharp, Jr. and Doris Sentman Tharp. 

Richard was a graduate of the William Penn High School. He was employed as a computer technician. 

He is survived by his sister Margaret R. Templin and her husband Russell who took care...

Sharon L. Wettig, 76, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Providence Place Senior Living.  Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul Leon and Alyce Barbara Sherota Sagner.

Sharon was a graduate of Octorara High School and worked in purchasing for Amerimax Home Products, Inc. of Lancaster.

She is survived by a son, G. Chad Wettig of...

Howard Francis Cann, 80, departed his earthly body on Monday January 16.  He was reunited with his parents Mary and William, brothers Kenny, Teddy, Larry, James, and Hugh, sisters Sally, Mary, and Jean, his wife Barbara, other family members and beloved friends.

His daughters Lori (Jack), Carolynn (Joseph), and Sara (Ray), grandchildren Parker (Bella), Joseph, Carter, Gavin, Jake,...

Benjamin Franklin Chappell III left this earth on January 5, 2023, in Steelville, West Fallowfield Township, in the home along the Octoraro Creek he had built and lived in since 1981. He was born in Philadelphia on August 20, 1942, the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Chappell II and Elizabeth McDonough Chappell. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School and received B.A and M.A....

Patricia Wright (Beatty), 73, of Gap, PA passed away suddenly on Tuesday January 10, 2023 at home.  Born August 30, 1949 to Peggy Hartshorne and Arthur Beatty, Pattie grew up in Malvern and spent most of her life there.  She attended Great Valley High School in Malvern and worked at Kohlerman's Pharmacy for many years, she then went onto a second career at the Pulse Academy in Downingtown....

Marlene L. Kennedy, 64, of Coatesville passed away at Brandywine Hall on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of the late Stewart Fox and Beverly Marie (Phillips) Fox. She was the beloved wife of Robert Bruce Kennedy, with whom she shared 31 years of marriage. 

 She attended Coatesville Area Senior High school and went on to serve as a lieutenant for...

Neil Hallowell, 62, of Gap, PA, passed away at his home on Sunday, January 8, 2023.  He was the husband of Renee Weiss Hallowell for over 34 years.  Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late James Hallowell and Lois McKinley Finnagin.

Neil worked at High Energy in Parkesburg and was a former trustee of the Christiana American Legion. He was the grill master who was a friend to...

John Robert “Bob” Haworth, 83, of Paradise passed away at Newport Meadows Nursing Facility on Friday, December 16, 2022. Born in Sydney, Canada, he was the son of the late James V. Haworth and Dorothy (Kite) Haworth. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Price) Haworth.

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Theodore "Ted" B. Melrath, 77, of Caln Township, PA, passed away at his home on Monday, January 2, 2023. He was the husband of Judith Hodges Melrath for over 57 years. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late William Melrath and Lorraine Beecher Bair.

Ted was a railroad yard master at Brandywine Valley Railroad in Coatesville for 25 years. He was a member of Skerrett Masonic...