Obituaries

Sandra C. Reynolds of West Grove

Sandra C. Reynolds, 63, of West Grove, died peacefully at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, on Saturday, March 25. She was the wife of Stephen C. Reynolds Sr., with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Ward Chew. Her occupation was a social worker at Kendal-Crosslands, Kennett Square, and other ...

 
 

Doris L. Heher of Nottingham

Doris L. Heher, of Nottingham, died Wednesday, March 22, at her residence.  She was the wife of John F. Heher who died in 2010, and with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late Robert earl and Phyllis Reeves Hilaman. Doris was president and CEO of Brandywine Medical Management Services in West Grove for 30 years, ...

 

Margaret “Mac” McLaughlin Irwin of Avondale

Margaret “Mac” McLaughlin Irwin, 95, of Avondale, died Tuesday, March 22, at Brandywine Assisted Living at Longwood, in Kennett Square. She was the wife of the late Jay V. Irwin who died in 2014 and with whom she shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Newtown Square, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Francis and the late Edna (Dutton) McLaughlin. Margaret ...

 

Attilio “Pete” Ciorrocco of Toughkenamon

Attilio “Pete” Ciorrocco, 90, of Toughkenamon, died Saturday, March 25, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Aleene Kugler Ciorrocco, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Toughkenamon, he was a son of the late Attilio and the late Serafina (Cordivano) Ciorrocco.  Mr. Ciorrocco served our country in the Army stateside during the ...

 

Kenneth “Doc” Crossan of Landenberg

Kenneth “Doc” Crossan, 95, of Landenberg, died Wednesday, March 22, at Twin Pines Health Care Center. He was the husband of Marguerite Bailey Crossan, who died in 2011, and with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Landenberg, he was the son of the late Kennedy and Ethel Steele Crossan. Kenneth was a life member of the Landenberg United Methodist Church and ...

 

Donald S. Pratt of Avondale

Donald S. Pratt, 94, of Avondale, died Wednesday, March 22, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Bertha Cooper Pratt who died in 2013 and with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Avondale, he was a son of the late Howard and Viola Spencer Pratt. He was a lifelong resident of New Garden Township, graduated from Kennett High School and ...

 

Frank Biscardi of Landenberg

Frank Biscardi, 91, of Landenberg, died Tuesday, March 21, at his residence. He was the husband of Virginia “Ginny” Curry Biscardi, who died in 2008, and with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Leti Biscardi.

He was a dental technician and owner of Biscardi Dental Lab in Philadelphia, retiring in ...

 

Robert L. Marcellus of West Chester

Robert L. Marcellus, 89, of West Chester, died Saturday, March 18. Born in Philadelphia, in 1927, he was the son of the late Giancinto (Jesse) and Edith (nee Buckley) Marcellus. Bob was a veteran of the US Army; serving honorably in WWII. He was a union carpenter for 50 years. Bob enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Mountain Spot Hunting Club. He was the beloved ...

 

Leon Samuel McCreary Jr. of West Chester

Leon Samuel McCreary Jr., 60, of West Chester, died Saturday, March 18, at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Md. He was the husband of Terri Bottomley McCreary, with whom he shared 36 years of marriage. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Leon Samuel McCreary Sr. and the late Catherine DiFilippo McCreary of Avondale. Leon was a 1974 graduate ...

 

Robert M. “Toby” Abernethy Sr. of Kennett Square

fRobert M. “Toby” Abernethy Sr., 83, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Mach 10, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. He was the husband of Marie Marenco Abernethy, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Julian C. and Margaret Christy Abernethy. Toby served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 before ...

 

Jeffrey Mark Phillippe of Kennett Square

Jeffrey Mark Phillippe, 38, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, March 15, in Chadds Ford, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on his way to work. Born in West Chester, he was a son of Mark and Margaret (Laffey) Phillippe. Jeffrey was a 1996 graduate of Kennett High School and attended Penn State University and West Chester University. He was an ...