Obituaries

Mary Frances Moore of West Chester

Mary Frances Moore, 71, of West Chester and formerly of Darby, died Friday, June 16. She was the beloved wife of James R. Moore; loving mother of James R. Moore Jr. (Dawn) of West Chester,  and David R. Moore (Katherine) of Glenmoore, and Kelli Moore Konrad (Herb) of Mount Royal, N.J.; devoted grandmother of Mackenzie, Samantha, Sophia, Sloane, Adeline and Jack; and ...

 
 

Albert S. Pitts of West Grove

Albert S. Pitts (a.k.a Big Al, Sonny, Pittsy), 82, of West Grove, died Monday, June 19, at Twin Pines Health Care Center in West Grove. He was the husband of Marian Szymanski Pitts, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the adopted son of the late Christine Dodd Pitts. Albert was an entrepreneur in every sense of the word. His ...

 

Frank “Le” LePatourel Powell of West Grove

Frank “Le” LePatourel Powell, of West Grove, died Saturday, June 17, at Brandywine Hall. Born in West Chester, he was the son of J. Lewis and Elizabeth LePatourel Powell of West Grove. He was a member of the London Grove Friends Meeting. Le enjoyed animals, the outdoors and planting trees. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Jeremiah and ...

 

Mary Clarke Arnold of West Chester

Mary Clarke Arnold, 86, of West Chester, died Monday, June 5, at her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Thomas J. Arnold, with whom she shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Robert and the late Dorothy (Burrell) Clarke. Survivors include two sons, Clarke S. Arnold of West Chester, and Stephen Arnold of ...

 

Dolores Ann Meginley of Avondale

Dolores Ann Meginley, 78, of Avondale, Thursday, June 15 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Dolores was the wife of Warren F. Meginley Sr. who predeceased her on June 12, 2001. Warren and Dolores shared 47 years of marriage. Born in January of 1939 in Catlettsburg, Ky., she was a daughter of late Benjamin C. Friley and late Ella Mae Woods. After her ...

 

Clifford P. Hemphill of Kennett Square

Clifford P. Hemphill, 66, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, June 8, at his home. He is survived by his mother, Pauline Blake, and three siblings, Mark, Michael, and Dorian Lelli. Clifford grew up in, Kennett Square, and attended Kennett High School. After graduating in, 1968, he then went onto, West Chester University, where he left after his junior year. Cliff ...

 

Darrell Scott Mullins of West Grove

Darrell Scott Mullins, 37, of West Grove, died Sunday, June 11, at his residence. He was the son of Darrell and Debra Hall Mullins, of West Grove. Darrell loved to draw, enjoyed computer games, surfing the web, going out to eat, and training his dog Pixar. In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by one brother, Joel Mullins of East Earl. His service and ...

 

Donald C. Allaband Sr. of Unionville

Donald C. Allaband Sr., 70, of Unionville, died Saturday, June 10, at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Sharon Allaband, with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Earl and Eva Crosson Allaband. Donald was the environmental services manager at Kendal/Crossland Communities for the past 17 years. He ...

 

James P Malchione of Kennett Square

James P Malchione, 74, of Kennett Square, and a resident of Pocopson Home in Chester County, died suddenly on Saturday, June 9, of natural causes while visiting with family in Quarryville. Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late A. Paul and Alice Malchione. Jim worked in the mushroom industry for many years and later as a custodian for the Avon Grove School ...

 

Harold E. Blittersdorf of West Grove

Harold E. Blittersdorf, 94, of West Grove, died on June 1. He is survived by his loving wife, RoseMarie, with whom he shared 30 years of marriage. Harold was born to the late Charles and Emma Blittersdorf. He graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1940 and was awarded a full scholarship to the Academy of Arts in Wilmington studying under NC Wyeth.  He served in ...

 

Wilma Jean Adams Powell of West Grove

Wilma Jean Adams Powell, 81, of West Grove, died Monday, June 5, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Robert A. Powell Sr., who died in 2011 and with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Springdale, she was the daughter of the late Fred V. and Lovertus McGinnis Adams. She has been an eight-year resident at the Luther House in Jennersville, ...