Obituary Archive

William J. Gabriel, Jr., 81, of Coatesville, died on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Harrison Senior Living Center in Christiana, PA. Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late William J. Gabriel, Sr. and Dorothy P. Hawk Gabriel. 

Bill was an area resident most his life. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1953 to 1957. He was employed as a security officer by the former Lukens...

William J. Saalbach Sr., 77, of Gap, passed away at Harrison Senior Living of Christiana on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Janet Wolfe Saalbach with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.  Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Philip and Anna (Broomell) Saalbach. 

An area resident all his life Bill was employed as a steelworker from Lukens for over 33...

William J. Simmons, Sr., 69, passed away on March 21, 2017 at the Brandywine Hospital.  Born in Venice, Italy, he was the son of the late Antonio and Ida Pozzobon Simmons.  

He worked as an equipment operator for City Construction.

He is survived by his children, William J. Simmons, Jr and wife Sarah from Marianna, Florida, Kimberly Simmons of Kinzers, Steve Simmons and fiancé...

William J. Thomas, Sr., 70, of Oxford, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Dolores Baxter Thomas, with whom he shared 48 years of friendship and marriage.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late William H. and Jane Stoner Thomas. An area resident his entire life, William was...

William Jamison McDonald, 89, formerly of Downingtown, Pa. and Hawk Valley, Lancaster County, Pa. and presently living for the last 17 years in Lander, Wyoming, died on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Mr. McDonald was a son of the late John and Laura McDonald.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Neff and a brother, Robert McDonald.  He is survived by a sister, Janet Carlin, two...

William John "Bill" Kochel, 54, of Cochranville passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at his home.  He was the son of Norman B. Kochel and Elizabeth F. Battistilli.  
He was a 1977 graduate of Octorara High School and...

William J. Yetter, Jr., a lifelong resident of West Bradford Twp., died on Febraury 27, 2016. He was the husband of Janet Dague Yetter and the son of the late William J. and Christina H. Yetter. 
Bill worked in Engineering at the former Lukens Steel Co. for 27 years before retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Amphibious Order of the Frogs, the VFW and a life member of the West Caln...

William K. "Mouse" Johnson, 48, of Downingtown, passed away at his home on Friday, March 7, 2014. Born in Coatesville, he was the beloved son of Rebecca Johnson Smith of Downingtown and the late Larry E. Smith, Sr.
 
An...

William K. Lonsinger Sr., 70, of Parkesburg, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at St. Martha’s Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Downingtown. William was the beloved husband of Lynne Lonsinger with whom he shared 51 years of marriage.

Born in Bristol, Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Charles D. and Edith S. (Lynch) Lonsinger. 

William was a graduate of...

William L. "Billy" Jones, 58, of Cochranville, died on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Shelia L. Turner Jones, with whom he shared 40 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the...

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