Obituaries

Susanne E Travetti of Chadds Ford

Susanne E Travetti, of Chadds Ford, died Monday, May 20. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, followed by a funeral liturgy at 6. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Providence Animal Center, 555 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063 or the Multiple ...

 
 

Ramona P. Waltz of Kennett Square

Ramona P. Waltz, 90, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 13, at the Pocopson Home. She was the wife Herbert Waltz, who died in 1993, and with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Newton Parsons and the late Ruth Loller Parsons. Mrs. Waltz was a school nurse for the Kennett Consolidated School District, ...

 

Donald F. Lewis of West Grove

Donald F. Lewis, 80, of West Grove, formerly of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, May 14, at Jenner’s Pond. He was the husband of Elsie May Lewis, who died April 30, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Rev. Willis Lewis and the late Mildred Fritz Lewis. Mr. Lewis was an insurance agent and broker and owned and ...

 

Anthony DiFrancesco of Landenberg

Anthony (Tony) DiFrancesco, 84, of Landenberg, died Sunday, May 5, at Brandywine Living in Longwood in Kennett Square. Born In Teramo,  Italy, he was the son of Giovanni and Angela DiFrancesco (Misticoni). After immigrating to the United States in 1955, Tony found his way to Downingtown.  He began working different jobs while studying to become an American citizen.  ...

 

Bernard F. Murray of Chadds Ford

Bernard F. "Buddy" Murray, 84, of Chadds Ford, formerly of Aldan, died Wednesday, May 1. Born to John & Mary Murray in Philadelphia, Buddy has resided the past 3 years in Chadds Ford, previously residing 40 years in Aldan. He served in the Coast Guard after high school. Buddy retired from Conrail R.R. in 1998 after 40 years of service. After his retirement, Buddy ...

 

Elsie M. Lewis of West Grove

Elsie M. Lewis, 76, of West Grove, formerly of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, April 30. She was the wife of Donald F. Lewis, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late James P. May and the late Ada Schukraft May. Elsie was a homemaker. She enjoyed reading, gardening, family gatherings and going on vacation to ...

 

Linda Elaine Parker

Linda Elaine Parker, 71, died at her residence on April 30. She was the wife of Joel Ross Parker with whom she shared 52 years of marriage Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Carol “Bun” Daddezio and the late Maurice “Mutt” Daddezio. Linda was a hairdresser for over 50 years. Working from her home, she enjoyed spending time with her clients and ...

 

Joseph P.  Spetzer of Chadds Ford

Joseph P.  Spetzer, of Chadds Ford, died Monday, April 22. Joseph was a resident of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania at the time of passing. He was a LaSalle High School graduate and won a National Merit Scholarship to Villanova University where he was a 1960 graduate with an electrical engineering degree. Services will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to the ...

 

David Darley of Chadds Ford

David “Dave” Darley, 79, of Chadds Ford, Stone Harbor, N.J., and Marco Island, Fla., died Saturday, April 20 following a sudden cancer diagnosis. Born in Philadelphia to D. James and Eleanor Darley, Dave graduated Springfield Township High School, Montgomery County (‘57) and Ursinus College (‘61) before serving in the United States Air Force (‘62-’65) as an ...

 

John Andrew Pennington, formerly of Chadds Ford

John Andrew Pennington, who volunteered for the Navy and served his country honorably in Vietnam, died Friday, April 12, at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia after a long and hard-fought battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia-related illnesses. He was 70 and had resided in Wilmington for the past 35 years. John was born in Wilmington, ...

 

Bill Carr of West Grove

Bill Carr, 83, of West Grove, died Sunday, April 14, at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Ruth Jordan Carr, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Bluff City, Tenn. he was the son of the late Paul Carr and the late Nola Cagle Carr. Bill worked in the Parts Department at Chrysler Corp in Newark, retiring in 1996, after 30 years of service. ...