Obituary Archive

William Henry Hess, Jr., 47, of Paradise passed away at his home on Sunday, September 24th. He was the husband of Sandra Skasko Hess.   

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Lynn L. LaMar Hess of Spring City, Pa. and the late William H. Hess, Sr.  He was a 1988 graduate of Pequea Valley High School and worked at Friendly's restaurant as a dishwasher.

He is survived, in addition...

William Henry Hibbard, Sr., 88, of East Fallowfield, PA passed away at his home on Friday September 13, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn “Dolly” Hamilton Hibbard who died in July. They shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, Bill was the son of the late William H. and Helen (James) Hibbard.

Together Bill and Dolly raised three children: M. Kathy (Joseph)...

William Hughes Cooper, Sr., 70, Coatesville, PA, passed away at his home on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Born in Tacoma, Washington, he was the son of the late Henry Reynolds Cooper and Vida Patricia Hughes Cooper.

Bill grew up in the Wilmington, Delaware area and was a 1968 graduate of the PS Dupont High School in Wilmington, DE. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1973 to 1976. He...

William J Murray, 69, lifelong resident of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at the Coatesville VAMC Hospice Unit surrounded by his family. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Alfred A. Murray, Sr. and Ida Jane Franciscus Murray.

Bill was an area resident all his life and a 1968 graduate of the Coatesville Area High School. He proudly served in the US...

William J Russell Sr., age 74, peacefully passed away on July 13th, 2021. Born in Coatesville, He was the son of the late William and Henrietta Russell. He grew up and lived in Parkesburg most of his life. He graduated from Octorara High School in 1964. At the age of 20 he was drafted into the Army and served two years during the Vietnam era as a sharpshooter. He was employed by Reading...

William J. "Bill" Griffith III, 91, of West Caln Twp., passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.  Born in Malvern, he was the son of the late William J. Griffith Jr. and Mable Kenney Griffith.  He was the loving companion of the late Dorothy Kilfara for over 40 years -- They  treasured  their relationship both having found love a second time in life that was stronger and lasting.  (...

William J. "Bill" Harrington, 84, of Coatesville died of lung cancer on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at his home while under Hospice Care. He was the husband of Lorena Brittingham Harrington with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born on July 26,...

William J. Britton, 72, of Parkesburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 18th under the care of Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester.  He was the beloved husband of Phyllis Britton, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.  

He was the son of Joan Britton of Parkesburg and the late William C. Britton.

An area resident most of his life, he was a graduate of Octorara High School...

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...

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