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Richard Lawrence Proudfoot, 82, of Coatesville, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  He was the widower of the late Mary Ann Proudfoot, who passed away in 2004 after they had shared 43 years of marriage together.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Arthur and Ester Grace Proudfoot.  He was a life long...

Frank G. Carpenter Sr., 93, formerly of Sadsburyville, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Hickory House in Honey Brook.  He was the husband of the late Gertrude N. Crabtree Carpenter who passed in 2015. They shared 67 years of marriage together. Born in West Chester he was the son of the late Irving and Gertrude Sylvester Carpenter.

He worked in the maintenance department at...

Robert Earl Kurtz, 85, of Coatesville passed away at his daughter's home on May 26, 2020. 

He was the loving husband of Kathryn M. Taggart for 40 years.

Born in Coatesville, Robert was the son of the late Eber L. Kurtz, Sr. and Caroline Coulter Kurtz.

 Robert proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, United Nations,...

Jean M. Ramsay, 81, of East Fallowfield, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the Pocopson Home. She was the beloved wife of W. Chester Ramsay, III with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Nampa, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late Richard Mealey and Darlien Morris Holland.

Jean was an area resident for most of her life and a graduate of the former Scott High School in...

Richard Craig Morrow, 41, of Glenmoore, PA, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 21, 2020.  He was the husband of Selina Mace Morrow.  Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of Richard H. Morrow and Susan J. Hawk Gregor.

Richard was a self-employed subcontractor with Cochran Construction.  He was a member of Cornerstone Fellowship and a former member of Hephzibah Baptist Church.  ...

Arlene H. Allen, 87, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family.  Arlene was the widow of the late Thomas W. Allen who died in 1993 after 34 years of marriage.

Born in Lancaster, Arlene was the daughter of the late Walter B. and Rachael B. Mosemann Herr.  She graduated from Coatesville School District.  She was a member of Parkesburg Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School...

Bessie C. Crosson, 86, of Quarryville, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Brandywine Hospital. She was the widow of the late William Crosson. Born in Westwood, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank Fisher and Bessie Alexander Fisher. 

Bessie was an area resident all her life. She was employed by QVC as a packer retiring in 2009. She attended...

Ruth Janet Miller, 96, a lifelong resident of Parkesburg, arrived home in Heaven on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the Phoenixville Hospital. Born in Parkesburg, she was the daughter of Chester E. Miller, former President of Parkesburg's First Farmer's Bank and Mildred Russell Miller of Stottsville and owners of the Russell Mill. She was also the granddaughter of H.C. Miller, a Parkesburg music...

Robert Louis Walton, Sr., 86, of Atglen, passed away at Lancaster General Hospital on May 22, 2020.  He was the loving husband of Verna Stoltzfus Walton since 1958.   

Robert was a resident of the Parkesburg Area during most of his lifetime.  He was the son of the late Harold E, and Ruth Nuss Walton.

He was employed by Lambert's Chrysler Plymouth of Coatesville as an auto...

Brian Keith Dowlin, Jr., 32, of Coatesville, passed away at his home on Tuesday, May, 19, 2020. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Brian K. Dowlin, Sr. and Tammy Lin Palmer.

Brian was an area resident all his life. He was employed in construction most of his life. Brian had a huge heart and loved to be surround by his family and friends. 

He is survived by daughters,...

Mary Ann Gouldner (Russell), 77, a lifelong resident of East Fallowfield passed away on May 14, 2020, at her home.

She is survived by her daughter Linda Horst (Kevin), her son Linc Gouldner, and siblings, Walter Russell (Winn), Jeannette Mahon (Bill), Paul Russell, Carolyn Trego (Harry), Betty Lou Scoggin, Joyce Church and sister-in-law, Cheryl Russell, as well as several nieces and...

Joyce Herman, 91, of Westwood, PA, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Green Meadows Nursing home in Malvern, PA. She was the wife of the late Richard Herman who died in 2011. They shared 61 years of marriage together. Born in Columbia, PA , she was the daughter of the late John A. Reisinger and Kathryn Bard Reisinger.

Joyce was an area resident most of her life, She was employed...

Clyde Kenneth "Stoney" Feister, 83, of Gap, PA passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Hospice and Community Care Center in Mt. Joy, PA. He was the husband of the late Florence Hershey Feister who died in 2017. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Clyde L. Feister and Elva Stauffer Feister.

Clyde was an area resident all his life. He graduated from Paradise High School....

Dorothy Cabott, 84, formerly of Atglen, PA, passed away unexpectedly in her hometown of Port Charlotte, Florida.  She was the daughter of the late Leroy and Frances "Dolly" Werner.

She had been suffering from a chronic immune disease that would have left her with treatments for the rest of her life. She did not suffer as she passed and was in good spirits up until her heart gave out. ...

Irma Jane Coleman, 90, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, at Brandywine Hall Nursing Facility of West Chester. She was the widow of the late Benjamin Coleman with whom she shared 50 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Blanche London and Gurt Ford.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of...

Peter Dmytryk, 84, of DeLand, Florida, formerly of Coatesville, passed away at his home in Florida on Monday, May 11, 2020. He was the husband of the late Audrey Anne Wemett Dmytryk with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Stephen Dmytryk and Sophia Prydun Dmytryk. 

Pete was a resident of Coatesville most of his life. He was employed for...

Janet B. Jones, 89, a longtime resident of Parkesburg, passed away on April 28, 2020, at her daughter Victoria Simmons home, in Trussville, Ala. She was the wife of the late James G. Jones.

She was born in Gum Tree, PA on June 23, 1930, a daughter of the late Walter Sr. and Edna Daller of Parkesburg.

She was a graduate of the Parkesburg High School. Janet loved her family and...

Tyler R. Wolfe, 26, of Parkesburg, passed away on Thursday, May 7th, 2020 as the result of an overdose.  Born in Lancaster, he was the beloved son of Deanna M. (Mann) Wolfe of Parkesburg and the late Brian J. Wolfe.

Tyler loved going to the beach, especially the beach in Melbourne, Florida.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching the Phillies and Eagles.  

Tyler is survived, in...

Dawn Caroline Thoms, 51, of New London Township, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, under the care of Christiana Hospital of Delaware. Dawn was the beloved wife of Eric Thoms, with whom she shared 25 wonderful years of marriage.

Born in Elkton, Maryland, Dawn was the daughter of Sandy Andrew of North East, Maryland, and Mardis Ham of Elkton, Maryland. Dawn was a graduate of Goldey-...

Ruth J. Kellum, 78, of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the Brandywine Hall Nursing Home in West Chester, PA. Born in Chatham, PA, she was the daughter of the late James A. Wilkerson and Mary Fountain Wilkerson.

Ruth was a County resident all her life. She was employed at the Coatesville Hospital and later at the Brandywine Hospital for over 50 years as a dietician....

Edwin C. Wilmott, 68, of Modena, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Brandywine Hospital.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Franklin and Anna Seace Wilmott. 

Eddy was an area resident his entire life. He was employed as a skilled laborer at the former Modena Foundry. Later in life, he was employed at the Fairview Cemetery in Coatesville where he developed a love of...