Obituaries

Connor M. King of Lincoln University

Connor M. King, 23, of Lincoln University, died Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Christiana Hospital in Newark.  Born in Burlington, Vt., he was the son of Kevin J. and Amy (Zyber) King. Connor was a 2012 graduate of Avon Grove High School. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family. Connor was a gifted person who cherished thoughtful conversations, had natural ...

 
 

Anne “Kathy” Beatty of Kennett Square

Anne “Kathy” Beatty, 75, of Kennett Square, died Friday, Jan. 12, at Penn Wissahickon Hospice in Philadelphia. She was the wife of George D. Beatty, with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Passaic, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Gregory Listner and Ann (Hasten) Listner who lives in Monroe Township, N.J. Kathy was a college counseling administrator ...

 

Raymond P. Price of West Grove

Raymond P. Price, 82, of West Grove, died Friday, Jan. 12, at Seasons Hospice. He was the husband of Velma Dean Price who died in 2005, and with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Shouns, Tenn., he was the son of the late Filmore Price and the late Belle Johnson. Mr. Price was a grower at South Mill Mushrooms in Kennett Square, retiring in 2017, after 32 ...

 

Winnie “Louise” Eldreth of Kennett Square

Winnie “Louise” Eldreth, 78, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Jan. 11, at her residence. She was the wife of James Roger Eldreth, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Shouns, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William F. Mains and the late Stella Wagner Mains. Louise was a homemaker after retirement. Prior to that, she had worked many years at ...

 

Richard Frank Gentile of Kennett Square

Richard Frank Gentile, 70, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Jan. 11, at Neighborhood Hospice surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Sheila Connolly Gentile, who died very recently on Jan. 5, and with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Frank and the late Carmela Ann (Arecchi) Gentile.  Mr. Gentile served ...

 

Sheila Connolly Gentile of Kennett Square

Sheila Connolly Gentile, 70, of Kennett Square, died on Friday, Jan. 5th, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Richard F. Gentile, who recently died Thursday, Jan. 11, and with whom she shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Bennington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late John F. Connolly and the late Elizabeth McPherson Connolly. Sheila attended Mount Ida ...

 

Jean Renard Davis of West Grove

Jean Renard Davis, 91, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, after a brief illness. She was the widow of the late Horace Ewing Davis with whom she shared 62 years of marriage and who died in 2009. Jean was the daughter of Gaston W. and Violett V. Renard and sister to the late Evelyn R. Wyckoff and Margaret R. Eder. Her sister, Dorothy R. Harkins, survives her. She ...

 

Marie J. Diamond of Glen Mills

Marie J. Diamond (nee Dougherty), 84, of Glen Mills, died Sunday, Dec. 31. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard M. Diamond; loving mother of Anne M. Purcell, Joseph M. Diamond, Michael R. Diamond, Richard J. Diamond (Barbara), and Christine M. Diamond (Joel) Alferness; devoted grandmother of Mary Catherine, Elizabeth, Ted, Kaitlin, Kellyann, Jacquelyn, ...

 

Edith “Edie” Fragale of Kennett Square

Edith “Edie” Fragale, 82, of Kennett Square, died peacefully, surrounded by her entire family on Sunday, Dec. 31, at Twin Pines Health Care. She was the wife of Frank J. Fragale, who died in 1977, and with whom she shared 21 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer Miller and the late Kathryn Aberts Miller. She was a 1953 ...

 

Mary R. “Muz” Basilio of Kennett Square

Mary R. “Muz” Basilio, 93, of Kennett Square, died Saturday, Dec. 30, at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester. She was the wife of Anthony N. Basilio, who died in 2013, and with whom she shared 67 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe Mozzani and the late Philomena DiSanti Mozzani. Mrs. Basilio was the lunchroom cashier at ...

 

John. W. Bork Jr. of West Grove

John. W. Bork Jr., 90, of West Grove, died Friday, Dec. 29 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove. He was the husband of Nancy Burdett. Bork who died in 2009, and with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John and Ida Wright-Bork. He was a veteran, a Mason and a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union ...