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Sherri  L. Cole of Kennett Square

Sherri  L. Cole, 65, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, June 13, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  She was the wife of Richard C. Cole, who died in 2012, and with whom she shared 39 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late John “Jack” McCoury and the late Edna Paisley McCoury. Sherri was a homemaker. She was an avid ...

 
 

Eugene Eleuthere duPont Weymouth of Kennett Square

Eugene Eleuthere duPont Weymouth, 85, of Kennett Square, died Monday, June 11, surrounded by family and caregivers who loved him very much. He was born on Jan. 27, 1933 in Wilmington, to George and Deo duPont Weymouth. He attended A.I duPont and Westtown school. After graduating from the McDonough Military Academy in 1951 he attended the University of Wisconsin. ...

 

Roadwork for June 16 – June 22

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of June 16 through June 22. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PennDOT has reopened the bridge carrying ...

 

Academic Achievement June 14

• Anna Crawford and Meredith Jones, both of Chadds Ford, of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean's List at York College of Pennsylvania for the Spring 2018 semester. Crawford, a sophomore, has not declared a major. Jones is a senior majoring in literature and textual studies. • Kevin Nickey, of Chadds Ford, was named to Bloomsburg University Spring 2018 Dean's List. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Ophelia Looking for a kitty that’s full of personality? Ophelia is charming, curious, and full of love. This 2-year old sweetie is quite chatty and greets her friends with an adorable chirp, followed by lots of purring. Ophelia loves to play but doesn’t mind entertaining ...

 

Around Town June 14

• Rasa Indian Cuisine in Chadds Ford’s Painters Crossing shopping center has always offered a 10 percent discount to our veterans and active duty members but is now doubling that discount to 20 percent until Independence Day. Qualifying veterans or active duty military personnel should wear the uniform or show your military ID to the cashier. Rasa’s menu is on, among ...

 

Letter: Take Stoneleigh off the table

The Lower Merion School Board announced at its meeting on Monday night that it had reached an agreement to purchase the former Clothier estate at 1860 Montgomery Avenue for use as the site of a new middle school. We welcome the School District’s efforts to find an alternative to Stoneleigh for the school and this could be a positive step. Unfortunately, though, the ...

 

Police Log June 13: Kidnapping/rape; sexually explicit video

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said they arrested Humberto Guzman-Garcia on kidnapping and rape charges on June 10. According to the report, police were dispatched to a property in Avondale and determined that Guzman-Garcia entered the home and took the victim away from her home and committed several sexual acts before her parents ...

 

Dorothy Mae DiSabatino

It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy Mae "Dottie Mae" (nee Kalmbacher) DiSabatino announces her passing on Saturday, June 9, at the age of 92. Dorothy was born in Baltimore, Md. and her maternal family line can be traced to England, 1612. She lived with her adoring family in Unionville, Rehoboth Beach, Millsboro, and Wilmington. Dottie Mae graduated ...

 

Jim “Max” Maxwell Beaver of West Grove

Jim "Max" Maxwell Beaver, of West Grove, died Wednesday, June 6, in hospice at Jenner's Pond, Jennersville. Born in Sunbury, he was the son of Marjorie Lorraine (Spitler) Beaver and the late Jim C. Beaver. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one sister, Andrea L. Tidlow and her husband John of Abingdon, Va., and his nephew Graham Tidlow and niece Jillian ...

 

W. John Hughes of West Grove

W. John Hughes, 72, of West Grove, Sunday, June 10,  at the VA Medical Center, Hospice, Coatesville. He was the husband of Edna Briggs Hughes, who passed away in 1998, and with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late William J. Hughes and the late F. Miriam Pierce Hughes. Mr. Hughes was a heavy equipment operator for Page ...