Archive for September 10th, 2018

Dolores “Dee” Hernick

Dolores “Dee” Hernick (nee Greto) died Sept. 5, died peacefully, surround by her loving family at the age of 83. Born at home in Crum Lynne, Dee was the third oldest of 12 Greto children. Her family later moved to Eddystone, where they resided happily for many years. Dee was a proud 1953 graduate of Notre Dame Catholic High School. She married the love of her life, ...

 
 

John Aloyious “Duke Snow” Munce Jr. of Chester Heights

John Aloyious Munce Jr. “Duke Snow,” 86, of Chester Heights, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sept. 4. Duke Snow was a respected locally known musician, painter, writer, sculptor and breeder of rare and exotic birds. Duke was loved and admired by many. As the leader of the band, ‘Duke Snow & The Driftwoods,’ Duke’s music career playing local ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Omree Omree is 90 pounds of love. This 4-year-old is a sweet, gentle soul who loves just about everyone he meets. He’s especially a fan of hugs, and oddly enough he loves being pampered with a bath. Omree is friendly with other dogs and children, and he would prefer a ...

 

Harriette Tebell “Sissy” Long

Harriette Tebell "Sissy" Long died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 4. She arrived as a Valentine on Feb. 14, 1932, born to parents Gus K. and Harriette T. Tebell in Charlottesville, Va. She had wonderful memories of growing up in Charlottesville. She attended Mary Baldwin College, and then in 1953 became one of a handful of women to graduate from the University of ...

 

Ruth DiCecco Wright of Oxford

Ruth DiCecco Wright, 97, of Oxford, a longtime resident of Avondale, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Ware Presbyterian Village. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Earl H. Wright. Born in Bakers Station, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Ricciuti) DiCecco. She lived in Avondale until moving to Ware Presbyterian Village in 2007. Ruth graduated ...

 

Prostate cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American men, other than skin cancer. Who Is at Risk of Prostate Cancer? One man in six will get prostate cancer during his lifetime, but some men are at a higher risk than others for developing the disease, based on factors such as age, race and family history. Men ...