Obituary Archive

William Raymond Steffe, 84, of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at the Brandywine Hosptial.  He was the beloved husband Jacqueline (Kurtz) Steffe, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.  
 
He was...

William ("Bill") Rodger Riley, 78, of East Fallowfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11th, 2019, at Kindred Hospital in Havertown, PA, surrounded by family.  He was the beloved husband of Janet (Ayers) Riley, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.

Born in Washington Township, Franklin County, PA, Bill was the son of the late Betty M. (Leasure) and Leslie H. Riley, Sr. ...

William S. Ricciuti, 81, of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Jules Ricciuti and Rose Marsico Ricciuti.

Bill grew up in Philadelphia and was a 1955 graduate of South...

William S. Wilson, 93, of West Goshen, died on Sunday, February 2, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester.  He was the husband of L. Virginia Schreck Wilson with whom he shared 67 years of marriage.
Born in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late Mina E. McMullen and Arthur F. Wilson.  He was a native of Dunkirk, NY and had resided in the West Chester area most his life....

William Warren Scott, Sr., 94, of Coatesville, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2008, at Freedom Village in West Brandywine Township. He was the widower of Mary Bernard Scott, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage.

William W. Scott was born on March 5, 1914, in Sadsburyville to Warren Hope Scott and Myrtle McGowan Scott. Mr. Scott, who was known by his friends as Bill, remained an...

Wilma J. Rice, 87, formerly of Wagontown, passed away on May 12, 2017 at the Tel-Hai Retirement Community.  She was the widow of the late Raymond H. Rice who died in 2003.  Born in Lititz, PA, she was the daughter of the late  and Harlan H. and Gladys S. Tullock Hoffman .  

Wilma was a 1948 graduate of the Lititz High School. She was employed in the kitchen at the Coatesville VoTech...

Wilma M. Stinson, 65, of West Grove, formerly of Glenmoore, died on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. She was the wife of the late D. Andrew Stinson. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Vance M. and Lillian Devonshire Matlack.


An area resident all her life,...

Wilmer I. "Bill"," Sonny", McCarraher, 85, of Bethany Beach, previously of Coatesville, passed away on March 26, 2018 in West Chester.  He was the loving husband of A. Dorothy Melicher McCarraher for 67 years.  They started dating when they were 15 years old.  

He graduated from Coatesville High School in 1950 and continued on to serve in the U.S. Air Force.  He received the Good...

Wilmer "Bob" R. Taylor, Sr., 95, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Tel Hai Retirement Community of Honey Brook.  He was the widower of the late Charlotte Simmers Taylor with whom he shared 67 years of marriage.

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Ralph Oscar and Alta Rhoda Wallace Taylor.  He graduated from Coatesville High School in...

Wilmer Robert Taylor, Jr., 66, of Christiana died at his home on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Anita Weaver Taylor with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of Wilmer R. Taylor, Sr. of Honey Brook and the late Charlotte Simmers Taylor. 
Bob was a 1967 graduate of the former Scott High School in Coatesville. He proudly served in...

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