John W. Singer Jr. of Cochranville

John W. Singer Jr., 65, of Cochranville, died, Dec. 1, at home. He was the husband of Emily Pierce Singer, with whom he shared 11 years of marriage.

John W. Singer Jr.

John W. Singer Jr.

Born in West Chester, he was a son of the late John W. and the late Ann (Wright) Singer Sr. He was a graduate of Unionville High School.  He then served our country during peacetime in the Army.

John was a small engine mechanic his entire life. There was virtually no engine he couldn’t diagnose or fix. He also enjoyed cutting grass, snow plowing and wood splitting. He was always working on something.

He was a member of St. Michaels Lutheran Church for many years and served on the Property and Management Committee.

Survivors include in addition his wife Emily, two sons, Roland Singer (Malleri) of Unionville and Chris Singer of St. Louis. Mo.; a stepson, Bob Perry of Kennett Square; a stepdaughter, Tammy Bush (George) of Wilmington; one brother, Jim Singer (Susan) of West Chester; four sisters, Dianne Therry (Bill) of Unionville, Susan Singer of Kennett Square, Shirley Myers (Dennis) of Damascus, Md. and Janet Singer (Henry) of Kennett Square, and three grandchildren, Miles, Colleen and Lori.

You are invited to visit with John’s family and friends from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 109 E. Doe Run Road, Unionville, PA 19375.  A memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 11. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to either St. Michael Lutheran Church, P.O. Box, 178 Unionville, PA 19375 or Kennett Area Community Service or KACS, PO Box 1025, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Arrangements are by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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