Archive for December 10th, 2018

Philip Louis Gilbert of Kennett Square

Philip Louis Gilbert died peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 28. He was born Feb. 28, 1927, in New York City, and was the only child of Isadore Humphrey Gilbert and Estelle Bernstein Gilbert. Phil attended Woodmere Academy (now Lawrence Woodmere Academy), graduating in 1944. He attended Swarthmore College, graduating in 1948 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mamie Mamie is a gorgeous tabby who is waiting for the right person to love unconditionally. While she does prefer to live life on her own terms, Mamie enjoys being a lap kitty quite often. Mamie is friendly with folks of all ages, and she hopes to be an only kitty. This ...

 

James S. Mackey of Landenberg

James S. Mackey, 89, of Landenberg, and Rehoboth Beach, died Friday, Dec. 7, at his residence. He was the husband of Fern Barber Mackey, who died in 2001, and with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Raymond S. Mackey and the late Nancy Thompson Mackey. He farmed the family farm until the mid-60s, but he was always a ...