Archive for December, 2020

Sylvia Leto Fawcett of Kennett Square

Sylvia Leto Fawcett, 95, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, December 22, at the Jennersville Hospital in West Grove. Sylvia was a daughter to Jennie and Oreste Leto of Kennett Square. She was one of ten Leto children. Sylvia is predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Theodore (“Ted”) Fawcett, her sisters Rosalie Leto, Mary Leto, Hilda Leto Smith, and her brothers ...

 
 

Mr. Thomas E. Kriebel of West Grove

Mr. Thomas E. Kriebel, 90, of West Grove, died Friday, Dec. 25, at Twin Pines Health Care Center, West Grove.  He is survived by his wife, Stella (Howarth) Kriebel of West Grove. Born on Jan. 8, 1930, in Reading, he is the son of the late Robert Wright and Mary Louise (Trostal) Kriebel. Mr. Kriebel was a graduate of Media High School in the class of 1948. Following ...

 

Dawn Marie Harris of Landenberg

Dawn Marie Harris, 54, of Landenberg, died Sunday, Dec. 20, at her home. She bravely endured a 3-1/2 year illness, displaying a positive outlook throughout the entire span. She was the loving wife of Richard W. Harris III, with whom she shared a beautiful marriage of 29 years. She was the daughter of the late James Roy Badger and the late Theresa Ann (Ioannoni) ...

 

Dolores Rose Santiago of West Grove

Dolores Rose Santiago, 84, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, in Jennersville. Born on March 11, 1936, in Cochranville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence S. Bailey and Olga P. Bailey. Dolores married the late Richard Santiago on November 17th, 1956. They were happily married for 38 years and raised six beautiful children. Dolores was a loving wife, ...

 

William (Bill) R. Landmesser Jr. of Kennett Square

William (Bill) R. Landmesser Jr., 89, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Dec. 16,  at Wilmington Hospital under the care of Season’s Hospice. He was the devoted husband for over 43 years of the late Virginia (Smith) Landmesser. Born in East Orange, N.J. on Oct. 10, 1931, he was the son of the late William R. Sr. and Louisa (Hochuli) Landmesser. Bill graduated from ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Top Cat Top Cat is a quiet and sensitive boy who is working hard to adjust to shelter life. He is looking for a quiet home with a patient and loving adopter so that he can let his guard down and become a great companion. He would prefer to remain Top Cat as your one and ...

 

Road report for Dec 26 to Jan. 1

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Dec 26 to Jan. 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • A geotechnical operation will close South Creek Road ...

 

Counties prep for vaccine

The Chester County Health Department is preparing for phase 1 A of the Coronavirus vaccine to start next week, according to a press release. The first groups to be offered the vaccinations are EMS personnel, healthcare workers, and long-term care residents —people with high-risk medical conditions. There is no time frame yet on when the vaccine will be available for ...

 

Around Town Dec 24

• Chester County History Center is holding a virtual Trivia Night on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.  It’s all about Pennsylvania Pop Culture. Participants can test their knowledge against others in this fast-paced and exciting contest to crown the PA Pop Culture King/Queen. Tickets are $5. Winners will receive a swag bag full of exciting prizes. Go here to reserve a ...

 

Rafael Murillo Rodriguez of Wilmington

Rafael Murillo Rodriguez, 77, of Wilmington, died Friday, Dec. 18, at Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Emilia Aguilar Herrera. Born in Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of the late Pedro Murillo and the late Isabel Rodriguez. Rafael was a spinach packer at Avon Heights Mushrooms in Avondale, until his retirement. He was a member of St. Rocco Catholic ...

 

Emedio D. “Meets” Ianni of Landenberg

Emedio D. "Meets" Ianni, 89, of Landenberg, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 19, with his loving wife Mary and oldest son Samuel by his side. He was the husband of Mary V. (Bagnato) Ianni, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in 1931, Meets resided his entire life on Penn Green Road in Landenberg, and was the son of the late Samuel and Eleanor (Sperlunto), ...