Archive for December 19th, 2016

Evelyn Bosack White of Lincoln University

Evelyn Bosack White, 89, of Lincoln University, died Thursday, Dec. 15. A longtime resident of Media before moving to West Grove in 1995 and Lincoln University in 2015, she was the wife of the late Paul J. White, who died in 2014 and with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Born in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and the late Catherine ...

 
 

Stephen Wilson of West Grove

Stephen Wilson, 23, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 15, at his home in West Grove. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late William Wilson of Chadds Ford and Stacy (Taggart) Keenan of West Grove. Stephen was a 2013 graduate of Avon Grove High School. Recently he worked for Sycamore International in West Grove. Stephen enjoyed target shooting with his ...

 

James Robinson of Kennett Square

James Robinson, 79, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Zelma Crossan Robinson, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Doe Valley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Winsol James and the late Versie Norris Robinson. James was an office supervisor at Kaolin Mushroom Farms, retiring in 2008 after 51 years ...

 

Delco man re-arrested on child porn charges

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced that John James Fisher III, 38, of Upper Darby, was arrested on child pornography charges after he was found to be searching for and downloading images of young girls, aged 13 to 16 years. Fisher was out on probation when he was arrested by Delaware County authorities, after being released from prison on the ...

 

Alice K. Regester of Toughkenamon

Alice K. Regester, 84, of Toughkenamon, died Friday, Dec. 16, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of  George E. Regester III, who died in 1996, and with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Marian Baldwin Kershaw. She was a cafeteria aide for many years of the Kennett Consolidated School ...

 

Sally E. Christensen of Kennett Square

Sally E. Christensen, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Kendal-Crosslands in Kennett Square. She was a wife, a daughter, a mother, and a homemaker – and in between, she was dedicated to her church and community throughout her life. Born in Philadelphia to Kathryn and A.C.P. Quimby in 1929, she grew up in St. Louis, Mo., and in Drexel Hill. She enjoyed summers at the ...

 

Fred J. Daddario of West Grove

Fred J. Daddario, 90, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 15, at his residence. He was the husband of Dorothy Connor Daddario, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Donato and Carmella DiBenedetto Daddario. Fred was a supervisor of the loading depot at Giorgio Foods in Avondale, A for 10 years, retiring in 1990. Prior ...

 

New director named for Kennett Library

Megan Walters was named the new director for the Kennett Library during the library Board of Trustees’ Dec. 13 meeting. She succeeds Donna Murray who left to become the director of the Ridley Township Public Library. The new director comes to Kennett from the Denver Public Library system where she managed the Smiley Branch Library. Before her tenure in Denver, she ...

 

Parents: drug slang you should know

One of the most difficult parts of raising a teenager is helping him or her resist the urge and peer pressure to use drugs and alcohol. As a parent, educating yourself about drugs and the slang used to talk about them is key to identifying if your teen is talking about, considering trying or already abusing drugs. Illegal Drugs When it comes to teen drug abuse, most ...