Obituary Archive

William Warren McGinnis, 90, of Coatesville, passed away at Brandywine Hospital on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Born in Parkesburg he was the son of the late Harry Warren McGinnis and Mary E. (Pratt) McGinnis.  

He was the husband of the late Emily (Swanson) McGinnis with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.  

William was a graduate of Scott Senior High School in Coatesville and...

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...

Willie A. Barber, 90, of Cochranville, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Brandywine Hospital.  He was the husband of the late Mary Coldiron Barber who passed away in 2003.  Born in Maybeury, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Arlie and Mamie Gladys Johnson Barber....

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...

Wilson A. Mann, Jr., 62, of Coatesville, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Deborah Mann, with whom he shared four years of marriage.

Born on...

Wilson H. " Mike" Johnson,  91, of Coatesville, passed away on December 10, 2015 at the Harrison Senior Living Center in Christiana, PA.  He was the beloved husband of Edna E. Lawrence Johnson, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. Born in Little Brinton Township, Lancaster County, he was the son of the late Stanley and Charlotte Harley Johnson. 
Mike proudly served in the US Navy...

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