Obituaries

Peter B. Pagano Sr. of Broomall

Peter B. Pagano Sr., 83, of Broomall, died peacefully on April 22, surrounded by his loving family. Former owner of The Original House of Pagano's Restaurant, he is preceded in death his parents, Charles and Mary Barbieri Pagano. He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 62 years, Amelia "Millie" Pagano (nee Ferro), four devoted children, Charles (Donna ...

 
 

William “Bill” J. Claycomb of Kennett Square

William “Bill” J. Claycomb, 71, of Kennett Square,  died Friday, April 21,  at his home surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Linda Mae Gutowski Claycomb, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Lansing, N.C., he was the son of the late Marvin and Willa Mae Miller Claycomb. During his childhood, Bill loved motocross dirt bikes.  He was an ...

 

Michael Hangartner of Lincoln University

Michael Hangartner, 61, of Lincoln University, died peacefully Friday, April 14, at Season’s Hospice at Christiana Hospital. Born in Hannibal, Mo., he was the son of Marcella (Dillig) Hangartner and the late Christopher Hangartner. After completing his education, Michael became a machine set up and repairman. He was employed by Briggs & Stratton, Co. until his ...

 

Steve Budischak of Kennett Square

Steve Budischak, 98, of Kennett Square, formerly of Wilmington, Valley Stream, N.Y., and Wheeling, W.Va., died Friday, April 14, at Paoli General Hospital. He was the husband of Martha Budischak, with whom he shared 70 years of marriage. Martha predeceased Steve in 2016. Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Steve was a 21-year Navy ...

 

Mary Ann Campanella of West Chester

Mary Ann Campanella (nee Sherry), 70, of West Chester, died peacefully Saturday, April 15. Born in Philadelphia, in 1947, Mary Ann was the beloved wife of Sebastian "Sonny" Campanella with whom she shared 22 years of marriage; the dedicated daughter of Margaret Mary (nee Keating) Sherry and the late Vincent B. Sherry; loving mother of Meg Taft (David), Duke Gleeson, ...

 

John William Bradley of Landenberg

John William Bradley, 73, of Landenberg, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, April 11. Born in Wilmington, he was a son of the late John Francis and the late Alice Williams Bradley. He was a graduate of Brandywine High School. After graduation, he served in the military with the Delaware Army National Guard. John worked for DuPont Co. for ...

 

Mary Lee Duvall of Oxford

Mary Lee Duvall, 56, of Oxford, died Thursday, April 13, at her residence. Born in Butler, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Billy Gene and Sinda Walker Dugger. Mary Lee was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoyed going to Delaware Park. She enjoyed being with her granddaughter, Amyia. She is survived by two sons, Joseph Duvall and his wife Shani of Kennett ...

 

Kenneth E. Workman

Kenneth E. Workman, 71, died at his residence on Wednesday, April 12, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Sheri Sylvina Workman, with whom he shared 19 years of marriage. Born in Dover, Del., he was the son of Helen Dixon Workman of Avondale, and the late Ralph Workman. He was the vice president of operations at Meadowwood Retirement ...

 

Joan Testa Cardile, formerly of Kennett Square

Joan Testa Cardile, 82, formerly of Kennett Square, died peacefully Wednesday, April 12, at Neshaminy Manor in Warrington. Born in Lansford, she was a daughter of the late Harry (Enrico) Testa and Lena Canonico Testa Flammini. Joan worked as a settlement coordinator for various organizations, and ultimately retired from Prudential Fox & Roach Realty of Kennett ...

 

Elvera “Elvie” Piacentino Stengel of West Grove

Elvera “Elvie” Piacentino Stengel, 94, of West Grove, died peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, April 10. Elvie was predeceased by her loving husband, Paul G. Stengel, in 2007, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Civitella, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Maria (Pasquale) Piacentino. She was co-owner of Stengel ...

 

Ian Nathaniel Rodriguez Hernandez

Baby Boy Ian Nathaniel Rodriguez Hernandez, born on April 4, 2017, in West Chester, died Sunday, April 9, at A.I. DuPont Hospital in Wilmington. He was the son of Ruth Rodriguez of Kennett Square. A memorial mass will be held at St. Rocco’s Catholic Church at a later date. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com Arrangements by the Cleveland ...