Lorraine Medon of Landenberg

Lorraine “Boojie” Medon, 82, of Landenberg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, May 14, in Chester County Hospital, surrounded by her immediate family. She was the wife of Donald G. Medon, with whom she shared nearly 37 years of marriage. Born in 1939 in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late Carl J. Pannell, Jr., and the late Marie E. Pannell. She was a parishioner…

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Antoinette Pesce of Kennett Square

Antoinette “Toni” Pesce, 82, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 16, at the Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of E. Victor Pesce, who died in 2014, and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Louis Marson Sr. and the late Mildred Giroso Marson. Toni was part owner of AT-MAR Glass in Kennett…

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Wedding planner opens in Barn Shops

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Shannon Wellington, of Shannon Wellington Weddings and Events, says she specializes in designing as well as planning weddings.

Weddings can be an emotional time for a young couple. Lots of decisions need to be made to help make it a special day for all concerned. It’s stressful, and that’s where a wedding planner comes in. And a wedding planner did come into the Barn Shops in Chadds Ford Township. Shannon Wellington Weddings and Events moved into the building where Barbara Moore Fine Art…

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Around Town May 19

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Dawoud Bey (b. 1953), Night Coming Tenderly, Black: Untitled #24 (At Lake Erie), 2017, gelatin silver print, 44 x 55 in. Brandywine River Museum of Art. Purchased with Museum funds, 2022. © Dawoud Bey, courtesy of Rena Bransten Gallery.

• Now through Aug. 31, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is showing Dawoud Bey’s Night Coming Tenderly Black. The exhibition features a selection of 10 photographs from Bey’s critically acclaimed series from 2017 that imagines the flight of enslaved African American fugitives in the mid-nineteenth century traveling along the last part of an Underground Railroad network. On view in the Brandywine’s Strawbridge Family Gallery,…

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