Obituaries

Robert Patrick Clarke of Garnet Valley

Robert Patrick Clarke, 82 of Garnet Valley, died  peacefully Monday, July 8, at home. Born in Hazleton, and raised in Philadelphia, he resided for the past 17 years in Garnet Valley, previously residing in Sharon Hill and Philadelphia but spent most of his life in Upper Darby. Bob was employed by PECO. He worked in sales and was the trade relations manager before ...

 
 

Al Manni of Elizabethtown

Al Manni, 82, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, July. Born in Bryn Mawr, he was the son of the late Peter and Margarita (Marzilli) Manni. He will be missed by his loving wife Patty (Pratt) Manni, as well as children Scott A. (Anissa) Manni of North Carolina; Todd P. (Gail) Manni of Atglen; Tiffany C. (Tom) McFiggins of Thorndale; stepson, Daniel J. (Ginny) Walker of ...

 

Kenneth Lee Carpenter, formerly of Oxford

Kenneth Lee Carpenter, 66, of Wyndmoor, formerly of Oxford, and Rising Sun, Md., died Sunday, July 7, at the Chestnut Hill Hospital. Born in Havre de Grace, Md., he was the son of the late Kenneth Carpenter and the late Rebecca Benjamin. He was a member of the Eagles Club in Oxford. Kenny was an animal lover, and he also enjoyed shopping, traveling, and being with ...

 

Warren H. Houston  of West Chester

Warren H. Houston, 64,  of West Chester died Sunday, June 30. He is survived by his children Jenna C. Houston and John K. Houston of West Chester, Angela (Angie) Harris Kitch (Ray) of Marietta, and sister Nancy H. Canterbury (Jerry) of Cary, NC. Fondly remembered by Laura Gergen Houston and Barbara Mayes Pollock. He was predeceased by parents John C. and Jeanne M. ...

 

Clarence “Jerry” G. Sheets, formerly of Kemblesville

Clarence “Jerry” G. Sheets, 69, of Cape May Court House, N.J., formerly of Kemblesville, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 2. He was the husband of Carol Mollica Sheets, with whom he shared 45 happy years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Clarence J. Sheets and the late Thelma "June" Poe Reeves. He was a graduate of Kennett High School. ...

 

Loretta F. Battaglia of Landenberg

Loretta F. Battaglia, 84, of Landenberg, died Monday, July 1. She was the wife of Frank A. Battaglia, who died in 2004, and with whom she shared 30 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Pietro Ferranto and the late Anna Rita Macellaro Ferranto. Loretta grew up in Kennett Square and was a lifelong parishioner of St. Patrick’s ...

 

Frances Mary Stolnis, formerly of Chadds Ford

Frances Mary Stolnis, 87, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Chadds Ford and Springfield, died early Saturday morning, June 29, surrounded by her children at the home of her daughter. Fran attended The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and was a member of St Cornelius Catholic Church in Chadds Ford. She grew up in Southwest Philadelphia and graduated from ...

 

Eugenie Josephine Beutler, formerly of Chadds Ford

Eugenie (Jean) Josephine Beutler, 86, formerly of Chadds Ford, died Friday, June 7, in Miami, Fla. with her family around her. Jean was born in pre-war Czechoslovakia at the height of the depression. She lived through the entirety of the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. After the war, her mother and stepfather were unable to exit the country with her and were ...

 

Carol Alice Getz Tucker

Carol Alice Getz Tucker, 84, died peacefully on Thursday, June 20, at Lima Estates in Middletown. Carol was born on Dec. 10, 1934, at Crozer Hospital, daughter of the late Dr. Stanley Main Getz and Alice Ives Getz. Carol lived in Ridley Park until age 7 when the Getz family moved to Willowbrook Farm, a 33-acre farm on Temple Road in Concordville. Carol attended ...

 

Artist Ray Hendershot of Pennsburg

Ray Hendershot, of Pennsburg, died Wednesday, June 19, at St. Luke's Hospital, Quakertown, at age 88. He was the widower of Joan C. (Farnschlader) Hendershot. He was born on May 26, 1931, in Bangor, to the late Raymond and Dorothy (Miller) Hendershot. After graduating Pen Argyl High School in 1949, he went to work and became a senior principal scientist at American ...

 

Linda M. Lynch Mullen of Garnet Valley

Linda M. Lynch Mullen, 50, of Garnet Valley, died Saturday, June 15. Linda was raised in Chichester and a graduate of Chichester High School. She had been employed by Garnet Valley School District for the last three years. Linda was devoted to taking care of her family. Survivors include her husband Daniel M. Mullen, her children Lynda (Brian), Daniel and Haley ...