Archive for May 29th, 2018

Joseph A. DiStefano Jr. of Kennett Square

Joseph A. DiStefano Jr., 88, of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 22. Joe was the beloved husband of Emily Mote DiStefano, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. He was a graduate of Kennett High School and proudly served in the U.S. Army. Born in West Chester, in 1930, he was the son of the late Joseph, Sr. and Mary DiStefano. In concert with his ...

 
 

Anna M. Marrongelli of West Grove

Anna M. Marrongelli, 86, of West Grove, died Saturday, May 26, at her residence. She was the wife of Dominic Marrongelli, who died in 2013, and with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Mountain City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Stacy Proffitt and the late Emma Pearl South Proffitt. Anna had worked at various area greenhouses. She enjoyed playing ...

 

H. John “Jack” Michel Jr. of Concord Township

H. John “Jack” Michel Jr., 71, died Saturday, May 26, at his farm in Concord Township.  Jack was a leading securities, mergers and acquisitions lawyer in the Philadelphia office of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP for 33 years. Throughout his long career at Drinker, Jack also had a number of management positions, including head of its Business and Finance Department, ...

 

Photo of the Week:Star Gazer’s Stone

The Star gazer’s Stone, along Stargazer Road in Newlin Township, marks the site of the observatory where Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon began their observations of the night sky in the attempt to discern the actual boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland in 1764, now known as the Mason-Dixon Line.