Obituary Archive

William “Randy” Conner, 68, of Gap, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Reading Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Diana Johnston Conner with whom he shared 28 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Jeanne (Acker Conner Moore) and Norwood Conner.

Randy was employed by Stoney Crete Co. of Gap where he worked as a concrete finisher and he also...

 William "Skeet" Ben, 65, of Coatesville, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Brandywine Hospital. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late John Ben, Sr. and...

William A. Stong, 77, of Christiana, PA, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2010 at LifeCare Hospitals of Chester Co. in West Chester.


He was the husband of Patricia L. McCrery Stong with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.


An...

William A. Temple, 71, of Parkesburg, passed away at his home on Sunday, August 12, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Donna Gordon Temple with whom he shared 31 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late William and Dorothy Durbrow Temple.

Bill was a county resident all his life and a graduate of Henderson high School in West Chester. After graduation he...

William Albert Bair, 93, previously of Coatesville, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Hickory House Nursing Home in Honey Brook, PA.  He was the husband of the late Ellen Mast Bair.  Born in Sadsburyville, he was the son of the late Albert R. and Elizabeth A. McWilliams Bair.

Albert was an area resident all his life. He served in the US Army in the Pacific Theater during...

William Arthur Reinike, Jr., 83, of Bainbridge, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2011 in Columbia. He was the beloved husband of Myrtle M. Reinike, with whom he shared 22 years of marriage, and the widower of Sally (Huber) Reinike, who passed in 1988 after 41 years of marriage.


Born in New Castle, DE, He...

William B. Cochran, 88, of Honey Brook, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at his home. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth M. McLellan Cochran who died in 2007. Born in Centerville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Henry and Lilly Terry Cochran.
Bill enlisted in the US Army in 1939 and served throughout most of WWII as a heavy equipment operator. He was stationed at Pearl...

William B. Froelich, 75, of Coatesville, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at his  home.  He was the widow of the late Donna F. Froelich who died in 2009.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Wesley and Ruth Netherly Froelich. 

An area resident all his life, he was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension of Parkesburg and he was a 32nd Degree Mason with the...

William Bruce "Bowser" Baker, 58, of Parkesburg passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Reading Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Cathryn Wagner Baker with whom he shared 28 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Betty Stallard Baker of Coatesville and the late William D. Baker. 

Bruce was an area resident all his life and a 1979 graduate of the...

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