Obituaries

Margaret Cool Jewitt of Kennett Square

Margaret Cool Jewitt, 94, of Kennett Square, died of natural causes on July 20, at Kendal-Crosslands in Kennett Square. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, David Willard Pennock Jewitt. Margaret is survived by her brother, Stuart H. Cool and his wife, Anne, of Walnut Creek, Calif.; her son, Joel Jewitt, his wife Christine, and grandchildren Will and ...

 
 

Steven P. Smith of Kemblesville

Steven P. Smith, 50, of Kemblesville, died  Monday, July 17. He was the husband of Denise Boyle Smith, with whom he shared 27 loving years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was a son of the late Jerry Smith and Phyllis (Lebby) Smith of West Grove.  He was a 1985 graduate of Unionville High School. Steven was a printing press operator at the Dee Paper Company for ...

 

Harold J. Shore of Elkton

Harold J. Shore, 76, of Elkton, Md., died Monday, July 17, at the Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Donna Smith Staats, with whom he shared 17 years of marriage. Born in Boone, N.C., he was the son of the late James C. and Alice Delphyne Jones Shore. Harold was a security officer at the Chester County Sheriff’s Office, West Chester, for the past 22 ½ years. ...

 

Lena D. Lovisa of Kennett Square

Lena D. Lovisa, 81, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, July 19. Lena was the wife of the late Frank Lovisa with whom she shared 26 years of marriage and the daughter of the late Augusto and Alfonsina Zunino.  She is survived by her daughter, Roseann Jester and her husband Joseph, her sisters Anna Marrone and Teresa Waller, and her brothers Harry and Anthony Zunino.  ...

 

Jo-Zetta F. Shawl of Garnet Valley

Jo-Zetta F. Shawl, 59, of Garnet Valley, died July 15, after a brief, but courageous battle with duodenal cancer. She is survived by her mother, Juanita Davis, of Folsom, Pennsylvania, loving husband, Timothy Shawl, and son, Nicholas Shawl, of Garnet Valley, grandmother Sylvia Cox of Gretna, Va., and multiple members of the Shawl family from McKeesport and Herminie, ...

 

Lawrence J. Giancola of Kennett Square

Lawrence J. Giancola, 88, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, July 16, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Rosalind Everley Giancola, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, he was a son of the late Richard and the late Antoinette (Bendistis) Giancola. Mr. Giancola served our country during peacetime in the Army. He was ...

 

Clare May of Oxford

Clare May, 84, of Oxford, died Monday, July 17, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Ralph G. May, who died in 1994, and with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in Mountain City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Ferd and Maggie Warren Morefield. Clare was the gatekeeper at the Avon Lake Sportsmen Club for many years. She enjoyed ...

 

Oscar R. Boddy Jr. of West Chester

Oscar R. Boddy Jr., 76, of West Chester, died Friday, July 14, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was the son of the late Oscar R. Boddy Sr. and Marie Brock Boddy. He is survived by two sons and one daughter, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one brother. You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July ...

 

Harriet S. Winchell of Kennett Square

Harriet S. Winchell, 90, of Kennett Square, died peacefully Wednesday, June 28, with her family by her side. Harriet is survived by her husband, Anthony H. Winchell, with whom she shared 63 loving years of marriage. Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Morton and the late Dorothy (Robb) Sultzer. Harriet attended high school at the George ...

 

Arthur “Bugs” Harrison of Kennett Square

Arthur “Bugs” Harrison, 86, a lifelong resident of Kennett Square, died at his home on Saturday, July 8. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, with whom he shared 54 loving years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Charles and the late Marie (O'Neill) Harrison. After receiving his education, Arthur enrolled in the U.S. Air Force and served ...

 

Lois Helene Morris of West Chester

Lois Helene Morris (nee Brooks), 87, of West Chester, formerly of Broomall, died Saturday, July 1, Born in Philadelphia, in 1930, she was the beloved daughter of the late Irvin and Gertrude (nee Eckert) Brooks. Lois graduated from Bartram High School. She then worked as a secretary at Haverford College and Bell Telephone. Lois retired in 1987 from State Farm ...