Archive for December, 2013

Barbara Anne Berlin of West Chester

Barbara Anne Berlin, 86, of West Chester, died peacefully on Dec. 18, following a long illness. Barbara was born in Yakima, Wash. to John and Genevieve Quinn on April 2, 1927. Throughout her childhood, the family lived in several different countries including Chile and Romania. Upon returning to Washington, Barbara graduated from the Annie Wright Seminary in Tacoma. ...

 
 

Mary K. Montgomery of Kennett Square

Mary K. Montgomery, 101, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Dec. 26, at the family residence. She was the wife of the late John C. Montgomery, who died in 1994, and with whom she shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late David and Mary Torpey Kiniry. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed decorating for fashion shows, knitting, and ...

 

Thomas H. Sinsheimer of West Grove

Thomas H. Sinsheimer, 70, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 26, at the Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford.  He was the longtime companion of Isabelle Fenster. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Harry Charles and the late Louise (Cullura) Sinsheimer. Tom worked for US Airways as the fleet service chief agent retiring in 1988. Tom was involved with ...

 

Dorothy L. Woodson of Chadds Ford

Dorothy L. Woodson, 88, of Chadds Ford, died Saturday, Dec. 28, at her residence. She was the wife of William L. Woodson, with whom she shared 69 years of marriage. Born in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Louis F. and Mabel Jackson Plass. Mrs. Woodson was a homemaker. She enjoyed camping, flower gardening, housekeeping, going to auctions and garage ...

 

Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth Featured in New Exhibit

A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars January 25 - May 18, 2014 at the Brandywine River Museum Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth--foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century--created some of their best-known images for advertising calendars. These hung in millions of homes, shops and offices, providing ...

 

Downton Abbey at Hotel du Pont

Hotel du Pont is pleased to announce an outstanding month of unforgettable events based on the hit drama, Downton Abbey, to begin January 2014. Inspired by the masterpiece British television drama on PBS, Downton Abbey Month invites guests to the Green Room restaurant to celebrate a traditional afternoon tea, a specialty lunch, and a formal four-course dinner as it ...

 

Jo Mason of West Grove

Jo Mason, 76, of West Grove, died at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital, on Thursday, Dec. 26. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Raymond H. and Dorothy Brown Mason. Jo was a homemaker and she enjoyed, playing cards at Jenner’s Pond, dominoes, bowling Wii, reading, and taking her dogs for a walk and regularly visiting Preston and Rustin ...

 

Cathy A. Harris of Kennett Square

Cathy A. Harris, 55, of Kennett Square, died Monday, Dec. 23, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester.  She was the wife of Byron “Bud” Harris, with whom she shared 23 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was a daughter of Paul P. and Mary (French) Davis both of West Chester. Cathy was a 1976 graduate of Downingtown High School.  She continued her education ...

 

Photo of the Week: Merry Christmas

Janet and Valerie Smith, along with Jim Leader of Leader's Sunoco wish the entire Chadds Ford region a Merry Christmas during the annual Christmas Eve open house at the gas station. Those of us at Chadds Ford Live do the same. See you in 2014.

 

Katherine Virginia Bell of Kennett Square

Katherine Virginia Bell, 89, of Kennett Square, died at Pocopson Home on Dec. 19 after years of a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Thomas E. Bell, Jr. of Kennett Square, She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey T. Bell and wife Lisa, of Kennett Square and Richard Haviland and wife Linda of West Chester; a sister, ...

 

Robert A. Blackhall of Kennett Square

Robert A. Blackhall, 74, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Ille Blackhall, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Minot, N.D., he was the son of Anna Maria Mayer Blackhall of Austin, Texas and the late Alfred W. Blackhall. He received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical ...