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Jeannette Marie "Jean" Mangiovillano, 84, of Coatesville, PA, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2022, in Paoli, PA,  after a brief illness.   She was the devoted wife of the late Philip Joseph Mangiovillano, for over 41 years, before he passed away in 2019. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Mary Warnick Baer.

Jean had worked as a secretary for...

Kathryn Ann Wallace of Sudlersville, MD, passed away at her home on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. She was 55. 

Kathryn was born March 11, 1967 in Coatesville, PA the daughter of Gail Ann Lewis and the late Richard Benson Richardson. She graduated from Garden Spot High School in 1985 and went on to complete 2 years at Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. Kathryn was raised between Cecil...

Leslie Wayne Steinhagen, 42, of Parkesburg passed away at his home on Saturday, September 24, 2022.  Born in Bartow, Florida he was...

RoseMarie Jilek White passed away in her home the evening of September 17th. 

She was born January 17th, 1957, at Coatesville hospital to her late mother Rose Margaret Perry Jilek and late father William Henry Jilek Sr. She was born 5th of 7 children all preceding her in death with only one living sister remaining Agnes R. Jilek Keylor (Buffie). 

Rose had 2 children, a daughter...

Martha Jean Anderson of Wayne, PA, died at the Bryn Mawr Hospital on Saturday evening, September 24, 2022 at the age of 102.

“Marty” was born in Sedalia, MO and she graduated from Beloit College in Wisconsin where she met her husband of 58 years, Rex H. Anderson who died in 2002.

Marty and Rex became Christians in 1973 through the ministry of James Boice at Tenth Presbyterian...

Dolores (Johnson) Crawford, 92, of West Grove ...

 

James H. Zynn, 78, of East Brandywine Township passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was the 

beloved son of the late 

Marvin R. Zynn and Emma (McGinnis) Zynn. James was survived by his loving wife Vida (Matthews) Zynn with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. 

He was a graduate of Downingtown High...

Ramona "Mona" Blacklock, 81, of East Fallowfield, PA, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, in Bryn Mawr, PA.  She was the wife of Robert Blacklock.   She was the daughter of the late Walter and Alice Book Hendricks.

Mona was a 1959 graduate of the former Scott High School in Coatesville and had worked as an accounting technician for the Coatesville Veterans Administration.  She...

Donald John Byrd, 70, of Coatesville, PA formerly of Mulberry Grove, IL, passed away at his home on Monday, September 26, 2022, after a long illness. Born in Anaco, Venezuela, South America, he was the son of the late Samuel Luther Byrd and Viola Mary Wilcoxson Byrd. 

Donald proudly served in the US Army for 24 years retiring in 1994 as a 1st Class Sergeant. Throughout his military...

Lori Ann Jaborek, 52, of Gap passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Born in Miami, Florida she was the daughter of the late Jack White and Loretta (Ward White). 

Lori had three passions in life: Florida Gators football, black cats and wolves. She loved to decorate her home with blankets, pictures and statues of wolves howling at the moon and anything with the Florida...

Allen L. Mendenhall, 91, of West Caln, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Paoli Memorial Hospital. He was the widower of the late Mary S. Gregor Mendenhall who died in 2017. They shared 63 years of marriage together. Born in West Brandywine Township, he was the son of the late George W. Mendenhall and Grace Arters Mendenhall. 

Allen was an area resident all his life. He...

Nancy E. Wiggins, 60, of Christiana, PA, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Lancaster General  Hospital in Lancaster, PA. Born in Coatesville, she was the beloved daughter of Charles E. Wiggins of Christiana and the late Ann Mary Hoover Wiggins who died in 2014. 

Nancy was an area resident all her life. She enjoyed music, dancing and being with her family. She was a...

James Lee Stanley, 55, of Atglen, PA, passed away at his home on Friday, September 16, 2022.  Born in Coatesville, PA, he was the son of James Lee Stanley Jr. of Delaware and the late Anna Stella Thompson Stanley.

Jim had worked for Zeke's Heating...

William Dale "Wil" Ankerstjerne, 49, of Valley Township, PA, passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, in Paoli, PA.  He was the husband of Leigh Ann Farris Ankerstjerne for over 21 years.  Born in Media, PA, he was the son of the late William D. and Jacque Lyon Ankerstjerne.

Wil worked as a technology consultant.  He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol Search & Rescue. He was...

Irene Bachman, 100, of Ephrata, PA, passed away on September 15, 2022.  Born in Roanoke, IL, on August 23, 1922, she was the youngest child of D. Ralph and Caroline (Erkman) Harvey.  She enjoyed her role as a homemaker all of her married life.  She was also active in teaching children's Sunday School classes at church in Illinois.

On December 12, 1947, she married Charles Bachman in...

William Thomas "Tom" Benning, 73, of Cochranville, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, in Rising Sun, MD.  He was the husband of the late Lois Cole Benning who passed recently in March 2022.  Born in Binghamton, NY, he was the son of the late Robert Warner and Clara May Stevens Benning.

Tom was an Octorara High School graduate and worked in maintenance for Lockheed Martin...

Carol Jean Miller (nee Waddell), 70, of West Caln Township, passed away at her home on Sunday, September 11, 2022. She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years, Henry C. Miller and son Zachary L. Miller of Historic New Castle, Delaware. Her beloved daughter, Kimberly M. Miller, sadly predeceased her. Carol was the youngest daughter of Raymond Waddell and Dorothy Morgan Robinson, both...

Yvonne A. McGaw, "Cookie”, 79 of Coatesville, PA passed away on September 13, 2022, at Kindred Rehab In Havertown, PA. She was the widow of the late Oliver McGaw and Gene Dixon. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Earl E Taylor Sr. and Anna M. Thompson Brown.

Yvonne worked as a mail clerk for the US Postal Service System and enjoyed working at Ross clothing store in...

Thomas A. Houck, Sr., 64, of Coatesville, passed away at his home on  Monday, September 12, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Deborah J. Reynolds Houck with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Altoona, PA, he was the son of Ruby Glunt Houck of Honey Brook and the late Edward M. Houck, Sr.

Tom was an area resident all his life and a 1976 graduate of the Downingtown High School...

George W. Nagorny, 85, of West Chester, departed this life on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Arbor Square in West Chester. He was the beloved husband of the late Jacqueline Ann Lamb Nagorny (Jackie), who died in 2017. Born in the Borough of Oakland, Pennsylvania, across the river from the Borough of Susquehanna Depot, George was the youngest of the four children (2 girls, 2 boys) born to the...

Wesley E. Adams, 57, of Cochranville, passed away surrounded by his family on the evening of September 5th, 2022, after a brave fight with cancer.  Born in Coatesville on October 21, 1964, he was the son of the late Horace Jacob Adams Sr. and Rose Marie Heinzman (Amole).  

Before entering the workforce, Wesley attended Unionville High School. In his spare time, he loved riding his...

Norman Charles Coulter of Honey Brook passed away on August 30, 2022, reuniting with his wife of 65 years, Janet Elaine Coulter (Bernard), who passed on May 19, 2021. He worked for many years at Lukens Steel Company.

They are survived by their son, Randy A. Coulter, and daughter, Sherry E. Brintzenhofe as well as five grandchildren, Matthew Hacker, Ramsey Coulter, Carissa Thomas, Faith...

Janice Townsend Hoopes was born on August 14, 1945, in Coatesville, PA to the late Robert R. and Harriet Chambers Townsend. She departed peacefully on September 4, 2022, at Lancaster General Hospital.

Janice graduated from Octorara Senior High School in 1963. She attended Messiah College in 1964 and then graduated with a B.S. in Social Work from West Chester State College in 1968. She...

Walter Franklin Hash, 91, of Coatesville, PA, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, September 3, 2022. He was the beloved husband Mary Hopper Hash with whom he shared 18 years of marriage. He was preceded in death by his first wife Kathryn Riale Hash and his second wife Doris Garris Whiteman Hash. Born in Canada, he was the son of the late Ivan Hash and Hazel Kennedy Hash.

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