Archive for February 27th, 2018

Holly A. Silverthorne of West Chester

Holly A. Silverthorne, 95, of West Chester, died Wednesday, February 21, at Wellington Terrace. She was the wife of the late, Spencer V. Silverthorne Jr. with whom she shared 15 years of marriage before his death in 1962. Born in New York, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late: John W. and Ethel Smith Appel. Holly grew up in Scarsdale, N.Y. and attended Bennington ...

 
 

Flu taking toll in Chester County

The Chester County Coroner’s Office has received reports to date of 11 deaths associated with influenza during the 2017-2018 reporting period. By comparison, five deaths due to influenza were reported during the 2016-2017 flu season. Influenza was the primary cause of death in six of the 11 cases and a contributory factor in five other cases. Influenza type A was ...