Heavy rain, chance of flooding

Severe thunderstorms with a chance of flooding are possible through the night, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 p.m. For the areas around Philadelphia, West Chester, and Wilmington. Those rains bring a chance of flooding. A flash flood watch means that there is the potential for flash flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected…

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Carlos Corona Pantoja of Kennett Square

Carlos Corona Pantoja, 54, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, June 27, at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia. He was the husband of Maria R. Murillo. Born in Guanajuato, Moroleon, Mexico, he was the son of Elias Corona Trejo and Raquel Pantoja Lopez. He was employed by the Phillips Mushroom Co. His service and burial will be private. To view his online tribute and to share a…

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Nancy Eileen Godek of Kennett Square

Nancy Eileen Godek, 82, of Kennett Square, died Friday, July 3, at her residence. She was the wife of Louis S. Godek, who died in 2015, and with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Shamokin, she was the daughter of the late Leo A. Troutman and the late Edna Wolfgang Troutman. Mrs. Godek was a registered nurse, working at the Reading Hospital.…

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Jeffrey Paul Brown

Jeffrey Paul Brown, 77, the most enthusiastic person in the world, died on June 29 after a battle with lymphoma. Jeff was born on October 27, 1942, in Bryn Mawr. The family moved to Arlington, Va. when he was young, then to Haverford, before settling on a farm in Thornton, just in time for Jeff to start ninth grade at West Chester High School. The…

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James H. Anderson of Avondale

James H. Anderson, 88, of Avondale, beloved husband, father, adoring grandfather, and proud great-grandfather died peacefully on July 1. Our superhero, Pop-pop was kind, generous, funny, loving, smart, hard-working, natural leader, and determined. He embodied his favorite saying, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going". Jim was born in Catawba Station, Ohio on Dec. 5, 1931 and raised in Springfield, Ohio. He graduated…

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Adopt-a-Pet July 6

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Rosco Rosco is a fun-loving, playful boy who enjoys going on long walks and runs. This handsome 2-year-old is ready for lots of new adventures and a lifetime of fun with his new best friend. Rosco will thrive with an active couple or in a home with older children.…

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