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Peter Horblinski, Sr., 92, of West Caln, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the husband of the late Clara V. Dean Horblinski who died in 2011.  Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Alex and Catherine Heraluck Horblinski.  

Pete was an area resident most of his life. He was employed at the former Modena Paper Mill for 22 years and later...

Matthew A. Harman, 48, of West Caln Township, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 1, 2021.  He was born in West Chester, PA, and was a Coatesville area resident all his life. He was the son of George "Chuck" Harman Jr. and the late Bonnie Blum Harman and the stepson of Jeanne Stagloff.

He worked in the automobile industry. He enjoyed fishing and loved cats.

In addition to...

Harry O. Chesnet, 77, of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at Brandywine Hospital.  He was the widower of the late Ruth Ann Chesnet, who passed away in 2019 after they had shared 44 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John P. and Anna Mae Chesnet.  Harry was a graduate of Scott High School.  

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The Young family grew up and lived on Main Street, Parkesburg, during the 1950s and '60s. Morey S. Young owned and operated a tomato packing company in town and he and his wife Helen Lilly Young raised four children, Bill, Morey, Sally, and David. 

All four children graduated from Octorara, established careers and families, and settled in different parts of the country. They all...

Christopher Michael Hunt, 39, of Gap, passed away on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at his home.  He was the beloved husband of Sammi (Guest) Hunt, with whom he shared 11 years of marriage.

Born in Phoenixville, he was the son of the late Robert E. Hunt, Sr. and Joyce P. (Yeager) Hunt, and the stepson of the late Daniel J. Hoffman.  

Chris was employed by Republic Services as a diesel...

David E. Engle Jr., 72, of Honey Brook, PA, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.  He was the husband of the late Karen A. Engle who passed away in 2018.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late David E. Sr. and Doris Taylor Engle.

David worked as a former supervisor at Lukens Steel Company in Coatesville and served his country...

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, the Supplee family lost one of the good ones. William “Bill” Scott Supplee passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Born on June 11, 1963, in Coatesville, PA to the late William Alvin Supplee. During his high school years, Bill was a member of FBLA. After graduating from Coatesville Area School District, he proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps before...

This is the Story of the “Johnny Rotten”

John H. Norton AKA “Johnny Rotten”, 57, of Paradise, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his home. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John "Jack" Norton and...

Randy Kimes, 60, of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at home.  He was a graduate of CASH class of 1979.

Born in Coatesville, Randy was the son of the late Richard Kimes and Anna Bailey Kimes.  

He was formerly employed for over 30 years by Giant in Thorndale, PA.

Randy is survived by two siblings: Ricky Kimes, husband of Melody, of Parkesburg, and Robin...

Bobbie L. Spencer, 91, of Avondale, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the Twin Pines Nursing Home in Chatham, PA. She was the widow of the late Roy D. Spencer who died in 2004. They shared 58 years of marriage together. Born in Helton, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Griffith and Lilley Jones Griffith.

Bobbie was an area resident since 1951. She was a devoted wife,...

Gaynell Rebecca Middleton, 73, of Coatesville, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Seasons Hospice Center in Phoenixville, PA. She was the wife of the late Willard B. Middleton, Sr. They shared over 20 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Sherman Taltoan and Olive Miller Taltoan.

Gaynell lived in Coatesville and Philadelphia all her...

Susan Rebecca Trago, 77, of Gap, PA, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at the Brandywine Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Melvin M. Trago, Sr. with whom she shared 37 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Vernon Mock and Erma Rice Mock. 

Sue was an area resident all her life. She was employed for many years by Rocco and Anna's Restaurant in...

Mary Jane Lafferty, 93, of Coatesville, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Pocopson Home. She was the widow of the late John A. Lafferty who died in 2009. They shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Dudley, PA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur David Brenna and Bessie Ann Savits Brenna. 

Mary Jane was a 1945 graduate of the Tredyffrin - Easttown Joint High School in...

Patricia A. Wanner, 69, of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at her home, in the care of her family.  She was the widow of the late Thomas J. Wanner, with whom she shared 36 years of marriage until his death in 2018.

Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Trego) and Ike Mattson.  

Ms. Patty was "Mom" to many.  Her home was always open...

George R. Daller, 88, of Atglen, passed away on April 22, 2021, at Twin Pines Nursing Home in West Grove.  He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor Young Daller, who passed away in 2020 after they had shared 61 years of marriage.  

Born in Parkesburg, Pa, he was the son of the late George C. and Jane M. Cahill Daller.  

George worked on the original construction of the...

Leonard Terry White, 54, of Coatesville, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Sharon Regional Medical Center in Sharon, PA. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Leonard Terry Brown and the late Sharon L. Brandon.

Terry was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan and a Reggie Theus fan. Terry was well loved by all his friends and family. He had a bright and charismatic personality that...

Gary W. Taylor, 72, of East Fallowfield Township, PA, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Brandywine Hospital.  He was the husband of Audry L. Hollenbeck Taylor.  Born in Coatesville he was the son of the late George and Doris Seal Taylor.

Gary retired from Brandywine Hospital where he worked as a nursing assistant in the OR for over 35 years. He was a lifetime member of the West...

Joseph N. Henderson, 93, of Atglen, passed away at home on Sunday, April 18, 2021 surrounded by loved ones.  He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Brady) Henderson who died in 2001. They shared 54 years of marriage together. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John Henderson and Johanna Roche Henderson. He was preceded in death by two siblings; Anna Huhn and John...

George Myers Sr., 80, of Atglen, PA, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 17, 2021.  He was the husband of Judith A. Lehr Myers for over 58 years.  Born in Upper Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Robert and Lillian Lockhart Myers.
George was a master plumber and worked for Reynolds in Downingtown, PA.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Judith (Samuel...

Thelma M. McClintock, 77, of Parkesburg, passed away on Friday, April 16th, 2021 under the care of Paoli Hospital.  She was the widow of the late Roland V. "Rollie" McClintock who passed away in 2019 after they had shared 56 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, Thelma was the daughter of the late Mildred (Wright) and Jesse B. Maule.

An area resident her entire life, Thelma...

William (Bill) Thomas Young, 78 of Murrells Inlet, passed away Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania on August 30th, 1942. He was the son of the late Morey S. and Helen Lilly Young.

He was a graduate of Octorara High School and attended St. Joes University. Early in his career, Bill worked for Lukens Steel in Coatesville...

George Francis Gill aged 94 of West Lebanon, NH passed away on April 2, 2021, at Woodlawn Care Center in Newport, NH.

George was predeceased by his wife Martha (Kauffman), his parents George Frank Gill and Florence (Underwood), and brother, Bobby. He is survived by his sons Jeffrey Allen (and Alison) of Wilmot NH and Michael Brian (and Jack) of Las Vegas NV and grandsons John Stephen of...

Martha G. Williams, 88, of New Holland, and formerly of Atglen, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  She was the wife of the late James J. Williams.  Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Thurston Leroy and Frances Marian Mackey Girvin.

Martha was a graduate of West Chester State Teachers College and taught at the Octorara Area School District. She was a lifelong...

Charles R. "Skip" Lawrence, Jr., 83, of Narvon, passed away on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at The Gardens of Stevens in Denver, PA.  He was the beloved husband of Ruth Lawrence, with whom he shared 41 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Alice E. (Warner) and Charles R. Lawrence, Sr.  He was a graduate of Scott High School and earned a bachelor's degree...

Jeanne Ruth Mast, 76, of Kinzers passed away at her home on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Born in Coatesville she was the daughter of the late Norwood R. Conner and Jeanne Ruth (Acker) Moore. She was the beloved wife of John K. Mast with whom she shared 50 years of marriage.
 
Jeanne was always smiling and friendly. She loved her family and would sacrifice anything for them. Jeanne...