Pearl Elizabeth Best of Yorklyn

Pearl Elizabeth Best, 93, of Yorklyn, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, at her residence. She was the wife of Elmer A. Best who died in 1970, and with whom she shared 19 years of marriage.

Born in Unionville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Pearl Suloff Dunn.

Pearl was a homemaker.

She enjoyed watching cowboy movies, reading about cowboys , doing Word Find, and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by three sons, Robert E. Best and his wife Diana of Landenberg, Richard A. Best of Yorklyn, and William J. Best and his wife Susan of Yorklyn; three daughters, Rose M.  Price and her husband Gary of Landenberg, Barbara A. Best of Yorklyn, and Patricia A. Ward and her husband Wayn of Las Vegas, Nev.; six brothers, John Dunn of Downingtown, Mark Dunn of Coatesville, Fred Dunn on Landenberg, , Gerald Dunn of West Grove, Sam Dunn of West Grove, and Boyd Dunn of Avondale; two sisters, Joann Torello of Kennett Square, and June Basher of Casa Grande, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Pearl was predeceased by one son, Gary “Jake” L. Dempsey and two brothers, Joe Dunn and Jim Dunn; one sister, Mary Savini.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square. Her funeral service will follow at 11. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82 in Kennett Square.

In memory of Pearl, a contribution may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, Polly Drummond Shopping Center, Newark, DE 19711 or to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Suite 1200, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713.

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