John B. “Jake” Small of West Chester

John B. "Jake" Small

John B. "Jake" Small

John B. "Jake" Small, 92, of West Chester, and formerly of Highland Park, Upper Darby died June 29 at the Coatesville VA Medical Center Hospice.

Born in 1923 in Philadelphia, John was the son of the late John B. and Mary (McAnany) Small.

He served honorably in the US Army during WWII and was a Bronze Star and Victory Medal recipient.

John was a journeyman in the printing industry. He worked for many years with Dornan's Printing in Philadelphia and Collingdale.

John was an active member of SS Simon & Jude Church for 51 years where he was a Eucharistic Minister. He was a loyal contributor to the St. Agnes Day Room in West Chester. John was an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles.

He was the beloved husband of Constance T. (nee Quinn); loving father of Constance T. Dulin (the late John) of West Chester, Judith P. Renn (Bill) of Valley Township, Kevin J. Small of Carlisle, Michele DelCollo (John) of Thornton, Sheila M. Gwinner (Horst) of West Chester, Terrence P. Small (Kim) of Downingtown; loving grandfather of Daniel, Brian, Janette, Megan, Siobhan, Sean, Brittany, Brooke, Brian, Kerri, Eric, Connor, Kevin and 12 great-grandchildren; dear brother of Joseph Small (the late Marilyn).

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing 9:30-10:50 a.m. Friday, July 3 and to his funeral mass 11 a.m. at SS Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, PA. Interment will be at St. Agnes Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Agnes Day Room, 233 W Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380 or to the Coatesville VA Hospice,

1400 Blackhorse Hill Rd, Coatesville, PA 19320, www.coatesville.va.gov.

Arrangements by The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000.

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