Obituaries

Robert “R.C.” C. Smith of Oxford

Robert “R.C.” C. Smith, 30, of Oxford, died Wednesday, March 28. Born in Essex, Md., he was the son of Jerry L. Sadler of Conowingo, Md and Edith “Kathy” Smith Eller of Oxford and the step son of John L. Eller Jr. He enjoyed fishing, playing the slots and being with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Daniel Smith of ...

 
 

Nina M. Kipp of Chadds Ford

Nina May Alley Kipp, age 87, passed away peacefully on 3/14/2018. She was loving, giving, accepting, smart, curious, and knitting extraordinaire. She was born in India, the youngest daughter of Church of the Brethren missionaries Howard and Hattie Alley. She was a graduate of Juniata College and worked as a social worker and professional Girl Scout leader before ...

 

Dominic J. Mancino of Lincoln University

Dominic J. Mancino, 90, of Lincoln University, died Wednesday, March 28, at Regal Heights Healthcare in Hockessin. He was the husband of Sonia Bresciani Mancino, who died in 2011, and with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, he was the son of the late Giovanni Mancino and Angelina Fazio Mancino. He was a stone mason working for Mobac, ...

 

Jose R. Tamargo of Kennett Square

Jose R. Tamargo, 78, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, March 28, at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove. At his request, no service will be held. Jose was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, to Jesus and Irene Tamargo. As a result of the Cuban Revolution, he came to the United States in 1964. Despite having to learn a new language, he earned a ...

 

Frances Cloud Taylor of Kennett Square

Frances Cloud Taylor, 96, of Kennett Square, died March 23, at Crosslands retirement community. Frances Taylor was born on June 23, 1921, in Wilmington. She was the daughter of Willard and Mabel Keenan Cloud and grew up on her parents’ dairy farm, Sunstone Farm, in Kennett Township. She graduated from Westtown School in 1941 and Beacom Business College. In 1942 she ...

 

Angelo J. Perrone of Newark

Angelo J. Perrone, 56, of Newark, died Friday, March 23 doing what he loved to do, playing Frisbee golf. Born in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Albert Perrone Sr. and the late May Lou Regener Perrone. Angelo worked for the U.S. Postal Service in New Castle, for more than 30 years. He enjoyed being with his family and friends, Frisbee golf, motorcycles, a ...

 

Kathleen Marie Corby of Kennett Square

Kathleen Marie Corby (nee DiFilippo), 64,  of Kennett Square, died March 22 at Chester County Hospital following a year-long battle with cancer. Born on March 24, in West Chester, she was the daughter of Michael J. and Grace Neidlein DiFilippo. She was the loving wife of Nicholas D. Corby, Jr, with whom she shared 36 years of marriage. She is survived by a son, ...

 

Gregory S. Doss of West Grove

Gregory S. Doss, 37, of West Grove, died Monday, March 19. Born in West Chester, he was a son of Stanley A. and Donna (Swayne) Doss of West Grove. Greg was a 1999 graduate of Avon Grove High School and The Chester County Area Vocational Technical School. Greg was a mechanic for many years. Not only was it his career, it was his passion. Greg loved spending time with ...

 

Kathryn DeFazio Mastrippolito

Kathryn DeFazio Mastrippolito, 96, dies peacefully on March 21, at Pocopson Home, West Chester, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. She was the wife of Nick Mastrippolito Sr., with whom she shared 76 years of marriage. Born in Carbondale on Feb. 26, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Ralph DeFazio and Theresa Sirrianni DeFazio. Kathryn was a member of St. ...

 

Charles W. Oas Sr. of Kennett Square

Charles W. Oas Sr., 84, of Kennett Square, died Monday, March 19, at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was the husband of Ann L. Morgan Oas, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Chadds Ford, he was a son of the late Gustav and the late Marguerite (Tyson) Oas. Charles worked in the farming industry all his life in Chester County. He was ...

 

Jessie Dibenedetto of Toughkenamon

Jessie Dibenedetto, 97, of Toughkenamon, died Sunday, March 18, at Twin Pines Health Care Center.  She was the wife of Salvatore DiBenedetto, who died in 2015, and with whom she shared 70 years of marriage. Born in Summit Hill, she was the daughter of the late Pietro Delaurentis and the late Nicoletta Del Pedio Delaurentis. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking ...