Obituaries

David Borrelli, formerly of Avondale

David Borrelli, 91, of Newark, formerly of Avondale, died Sunday, Nov. 10, at his residence. He was the husband of Yolanda Zaraco Borrelli, who died in 2010, and with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Langhorne, he was the son of the late Cesidio Borrelli and the late Josephine Borrelli. He was a technician for the Delmarva Power & Light Co., for 41 ...

 
 

Vernon Wayne Ramberger of West Grove

Vernon Wayne Ramberger, of West Grove, died at his home on Thursday, Nov. 7.  He was 79 years old. Born in Rough & Ready, Schuykill County, Vernon was the youngest child of Raymond Ramberger and Helen Rothermel Ramberger. He was the beloved husband of Sara Ann Ramberger (nee Tice) for 58 years; father of Vernon "Chip" Wayne Ramberger, Jr. (Janice) and Raymond ...

 

Roslyn B. Mayo

Roslyn B. Mayo, 81, died at home in the company of family, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Roslyn was the widow of Richard O. Mayo Sr. with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, Roslyn was the daughter of the late Medford Hilton Sr. and Sarah Fairfax Hilton. Roslyn graduated from Kennett High School and held positions with various employers until becoming ...

 

Joy Marie Losey of Faggs Manor

Joy Marie Losey, 86, of Faggs Manor, died Tuesday, Nov. 5. She was the loving and faithful wife for 64 years of William James Losey. Joy was born on March 6. 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisc. to Hazel and Milton Luderus. She was preceded in death by her parents, elder sister, Betty, and her beloved daughter, Carla Haug. Joy married William in 1955 and was the mother to four ...

 

Ralph ‘Lennie’ DiFilippo of Toughkenamon

Ralph ‘Lennie’ DiFilippo, 90, died peacefully on Nov. 6 at Ware Presbyterian Village. He was born on July 5, 1929. Lennie is survived by his beloved sister Aida Stainback, as well as multiple generations of nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his father Eugene J. DiFilippo Sr., his mother, Mary DeCecco DiFilippo, and two brothers Eugene Jr. and William. ...

 

Walter S. Soliwoda of West Grove

Walter S. Soliwoda, 97, of West Grove, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Ware Presbyterian Village. He was the husband of Helen Galloway Soliwoda, who died in 2015, and with whom he shared 72 years of marriage. Born in Williamsburg, Mass., he was the son of the late John Soliwoda and the late Rose Dombkowski Soliwoda. Walt graduated from Haaren High School, in Midtown ...

 

Helen F. Citino of Kennett Square

Helen F. Citino, 97, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Ralph Citino, who died in 1979, and with whom she shared over 20 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Angelo Fragale and the late Marie Aiello Fragale. Mrs. Citino was a cafeteria worker at the Kennett ...

 

Barbara Ann Blaser of Chadds Ford

Barbara Ann Blaser, 77, of Chadds Ford, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, at her home. Mrs. Blaser was born and raised in Cincinnati, the daughter of Herbert and Barbara Frances Raabe. In her early years, she taught music after studying for six years at the College Conservatory of Music and graduated as a music major from Our Lady of Cincinnati College. She was also a school ...

 

Edward James Murphy of Chadds Ford

Edward James Murphy, 69, of Chadds Ford, Sunday Sunday, October 6. Ed was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. Ed is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn DiSabatino Murphy; his children, Tracy Murphy (Jeffrey), Edward Murphy Jr. (Jackie) , Heather Murphy, Amber Murphy, Joseph Shortell, and Kelly Silliman (Robert); his grandchildren, ...

 

Charles Theodore Axarlis

Charles Theodore Axarlis, 80 of Chadds Ford, died on Oct. 13, in West Chester, following a lengthy illness. Charlie was born in 1938 in Lebanon, Pa. to Theodore S. and Victoria Kutcher Axarlis. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1956 and Millersville University in 1960 and received his master's degree in 1963 from Millersville as well. He started his career in ...

 

James D. Harne of Kennett Square

James D. Harne, 74, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Oct. 11, at Penn Medicine Hospice. He was the husband of Sallyann Hannahs Harne, with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Denver B. Harne and the late Dorothy Barr Harne. He was a school librarian at the Kennett Consolidated School District, retiring in 2005 after 30 ...