Obituaries

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Mitchell K. Dickinson, 61, of Trainer, PA passed away on October 10, 2020, in Trainer, PA. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Catherine Denson Dickinson and John Dickinson. 

Mitchell grew up and lived in the Parkesburg area most of his life. As a child, he enjoyed playing soccer, running track, and spending time with family and friends. While in high school he was...

Olga E. Link, 95, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 while a resident at Newport Meadows in Christiana, PA. She was born in Philadelphia to Alphonse and Jane (Loftus) Link. She lived most of her life in the Parkesburg area and recently in Gap.

After graduating from Scott High School in Coatesville, she received her Bachelors Degree in Library Science from Millersville State Teacher...

Archie Franklin Shearer, Jr., 76, of East Fallowfield, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the husband of the late Gloria Dee Shearer who died in 2013. They shared 17 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Archie F. Shearer, Sr. and Clara Isabel Goldie (Johnson) Sellers. 

Archie was an area resident all his life...

Betty Mullin Armstrong, 87, of Pomeroy Heights, died on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.  She was the wife of the late Lowell W. Armstrong, who died in 2002.  Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of the late Chester and Doris Thompson Mullin.

An area resident most of her life she worked as a secretary for the former Lukens Steel Company, Sadsbury Township, and for her husband's...

Pranee Viratanagul (or Wirattanakul) Thompson, age 80, of Tampa, Florida, passed peacefully on October 12, 2020 at the Melech Hospice House in Temple Terrace, Florida after being unable to recover from respiratory and cardiac arrest.  Pranee was known as; beautiful, strong, brave, hardworking, and independent, while also being loving, caring, and tenderhearted to all. 

Pranee was born...

Harold Adam Ross, 99, of Quarryville, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, in Lancaster.  He was the husband of Anna E. Witmer Ross for over 72 years.  Born in Quarryville he was the son of the late Ira I. and Mary Bleacher Ross.

An area resident all his life he worked well into his 80's driving truck.  He delivered milk for Jake Nissley Company and delivered feed for A.L. Herr ...

Michael James Seese, 48, of New Providence, Pa., passed away on Monday, October 5th, 2020 as the result of an automobile accident.  

Born in Coatesville and recently moved to New Providence.  He graduated from the Coatesville Area Senior High School in 1990.  He proudly serviced in the US Army.  Michael was stationed in Korea and was later released on a medical discharge.  

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Grace Elaine McWilliams, 80, of Lititz, PA, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 while under the care of Hospice and Community Care in Mt. Joy, PA. She was the beloved wife of Martin H. McWilliams with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late John March and Dorothy Taylor March. 

She is survived, in addition to her husband, by five...

Austin James Madonna, 21, of Parkesburg, died on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia as the result of a motorcycle accident. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Elizabeth PeJaye Williams of Lancaster and Brian (Jamie) Madonna and stepmother Deanne Madonna of Parkesburg. 

Austin was an area resident all his life. He enjoyed hunting,...

Linda Marie Butler, 70, of West Caln Township, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

She was the wife of Leon E. Butler for over 40 years.  Born in Compass, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Edna Waltman Nuse.

Linda graduated from Scott High School in 1967 and was a retired line worker for...

Isidra "Chila" Rocha, 66, of Parkesburg, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at her home.  She was the wife of Gumersindo Rocha, with whom she shared 45 years of marriage.

Born in Chihuahua, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Reyes Chavez and Martina Prado de Chavez.  Isidra lived 21 years in Mexico, nine years in Texas, and 36 years in PA.  

She is survived, in...

Kathleen Lois Elliott, 64, of Parkesburg, passed away on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. She was the beloved wife of David James Elliott with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Phillip Hess and Kathleen Lois McMullen Hess.

She is survived, in addition to her husband...

Robert E. Chamberlain, Jr., 63, of New Holland, PA, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at the Ephrata Community Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Deborah I. Boley Chamberlain with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Robert E. Chamberlain, Sr. and Betty Hamer Chamberlain. 

Bob was an area resident most of his life and a 1975...

Richard A. Moore, 93, of Atglen, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Griest Moore who died in 2004. Born in North Bethlehem, PA, he was the son of the late Daniel H. and Margaret McQueen Moore. 

Richard proudly served in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was employed for many years by the...

Larry G. Doyle, 68, of Parkesburg, PA, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, September 18, 2020.  He was the husband of the late Myra Rogers "Ginger" Doyle.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Harry E. and Gladys I. Brown Doyle.

He graduated from Coatesville High School in 1971 and worked a variety of jobs over the years including driving taxi for Yellow Cab Company...

Heather N. Winward, 82, of East Fallowfield, passed away on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 under the care of Brandywine Hospital.  She was the beloved wife of Walter Winward, with whom she shared 67 and a half years of marriage.

Born at the former Coatesville Hospital, Heather was the daughter of the late Onalee A. Fisher.  

Heather was a member of Parkesburg United Methodist Church,...

Austin Christopher Stone, 25, of Boyertown, passed away on Monday, September 28th, 2020.

Born in West Chester, Pa., Austin was the son of Raquel Stone of West Grove.

He was a graduate of Boyertown High School and was working as...

Isabella Lucas, the unborn child of parents Sarah (Barlow) and Ryan Lucas, passed away on Thursday, October 1st at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
 
Isabella's sister, Ronnie Grace Lucas also passed away on May 10th, 2019 due to pregnancy complications. They will join their relatives in Heaven with loves embrace.
 
Isabella and Ronnie are survived, in addition to their parents, by...

Christine (Fisher) Heller passed away suddenly on Friday, September 25th at her home in Melbourne Fl. She was a 1987 graduate of Octorara High and Coatesville Vo-Tech.  Prior to moving to Florida 8 years ago, Chris resided in Coatesville.  She worked in the medical field for many years.

Chris had the personality to light up a room.  She participated for many years in the Cancer Aid...

Vivian A. Spotts, 93, of Coatesville, Pa., passed away under the care of Harrison House Chester County and Holisticare Hospice on September 30th, 2020.  She was the widow of Richard Allen "Dick" Spotts, who passed away in 2007 after they had shared 60 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, Vivian was the daughter of the late Laura (Milligan) and Lloyd Allen Sr.  She was a 1944 graduate...

John Joseph Mullen, 80, of West Grove, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. He was the beloved husband of Margaret Kay Reed Mullen with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Morton, PA he was the son of the late James Archibald Mullen and Catherine Schmidt Mullen.

John was a 1958 graduate of St. James High School in Chester. He proudly served in the US Navy from...

Fred Mattson, 74, of West Caln, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 while under the care of the Zerbe Sisters Nursing Home in Narvon, PA. He was the husband of the late Faye Johnson Mattson who died in 2016. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Palmer and Grace Hilton Mattson. 

Fred was an area resident all his life. He was employed by Fabricated Metals in Modena as a...

Jay C. Hayes, Sr., 82, of West Brandywine, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, under the care of Green Meadows Rehab Center of Malvern.  He was the widower of the late Nancy Hayes, who passed away in 2019 after they shared 61 years of marriage.  

Born in the Coatesville Hospital, Jay was the son of the late Beatrice (Barnett) and Job C. "Bud" Hayes.  

Jay was a 1956...

Ediene "Dienie" Jordan-Guth, 70, of West Chester, transferred to Heaven on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Neighborhood Hospice. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of Lola L. Perry and the late Paul A. Jordan.

She worked over 35 years for the county in the Domestic Relations Department, was a faithful member of Towerville Christian Church and an avid lover of collecting family...

Vera C. Rubert, 95, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 under the care of Hickory House Nursing Home of Honey Brook.  She was the widow of the late David Rubert, who passed away in 1999 after they had shared 55 years of marriage.  

Born in Emmorton, Maryland, Vera was the daughter of the late Della (Nichols) and Burris Cheek.  Vera was a 1941 graduate...