Obituaries

Lorraine Medon of Landenberg

Lorraine “Boojie” Medon, 82, of Landenberg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, May 14, in Chester County Hospital, surrounded by her immediate family. She was the wife of Donald G. Medon, with whom she shared nearly 37 years of marriage. Born in 1939 in West Grove, she was the daughter of the late Carl J. Pannell, Jr., and the late Marie E. Pannell. She was a ...

 
 

Antoinette Pesce of Kennett Square

Antoinette “Toni” Pesce, 82, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 16, at the Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of E. Victor Pesce, who died in 2014, and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Louis Marson Sr. and the late Mildred Giroso Marson. Toni was part owner of AT-MAR Glass in Kennett Square, ...

 

William E. Swayne Jr. of West Grove

William E. Swayne Jr., 82, of West Grove, died Wednesday, May 11, at Newport Meadows in Christiana. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late William E. Swayne Sr. and the late Jean Dempsey Swayne. Mr. Swayne was a maintenance man at the Kennett High School for nine years, retiring in 2001. He enjoyed watching TV, especially old cartoons, and old series like ...

 

John Niemkiewicz of Media

John Niemkiewicz, 91, of Media, died suddenly at home, on Tuesday, May 10. Loving father Andrea (the late Rick) Bukay, John (Renie), the late Mark (Marie), Mary (Eric) Silvers, and Evan (Margaret). He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Brother of Thomas (Marian) and the late Theresa, and Philomena. Relatives and friends are invited to ...

 

George L. Anderson, 86, of West Grove

George L. Anderson, 86, of West Grove, died Tuesday, May 10, after a sudden three-week decline. George was the husband of Barbara Massey Anderson, who died in 2007, a few months after celebrating their 50th anniversary. George was born in West Chester, the son of the late Lawrence Anderson and Frances Anderson Crossan. At age 6 he joined his older twin brothers at ...

 

Thomas W. Nields of Wilmington

Thomas W. Nields, 65, of Wilmington, died Tuesday, May 10, at his residence. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Walter Nields and the late Elizabeth Vogel Nields. He was a retired dump truck driver last working for Technivate in Avondale. Thomas enjoyed landscaping, driving his dump truck, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and being with his ...

 

Beverly Anne Seiferth of Avondale

Beverly Anne Seiferth, 75, of Avondale, died Sunday, May 1, at her residence. Born in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Donald Lee and the late Lillian Rapson Lee. She was a homemaker. Beverly enjoyed going to the movies, going out to eat, watching her grandchildren play sports, and being with her family and friends. She is survived by one son, John H. ...

 

Herbert Thomas Steel of Kennett Square

Herbert Thomas Steel, 77, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, April 28, at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of Barbara Newell Steel, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Herbert A. Steel and the late Margaret Mary King Steel. He was a maintenance worker at the Friends Home in Kennett Square for 25 ...

 

William “Billy” Donovan of Kennett Square

William "Billy" Donovan, 29, of Kennett Square, died unexpectedly on April 24. He attended Unionville High School, where he was a captain of both the varsity Lacrosse and varsity Ice Hockey teams. He skated at Chester County Skating Club and played club lacrosse for Unionville Recreation Association and Dukes LLC. He went on to attend Cornell University where he ...

 

Edith E. Fritz of Nottingham

Edith E. Fritz, 91, of Nottingham, died Monday, April 25, at the Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of Herbert F. Fritz who died in 2012, and with whom she share over 50 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Axil O. Blomgren and the late Anna Fitzpatrick Blomgren. Mrs. Fritz was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, ceramics, and ...

 

Alba C. Roselli

Alba C. Roselli (Esposito), 90, died peacefully on Thursday, April 21, at Pocopson Home. Born in Toughkenamon, on June 1, 1931, she was the daughter of Antonio and Antoinette Esposito (Pettini). Alba loved to read, color, do puzzles, and just enjoy the fresh air. Her favorite thing was going on vacations with her family and rocking in her rocking chair. Her ...