Obituaries

Shirley Ann Wyatt Wilson of West Grove

Shirley Ann Wyatt Wilson, 67, of West Grove, died Monday, June 5, at her residence. Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Orren Wyatt and the late Elizabeth Dilley Wyatt. She was a homemaker. Before that, she was a former owner of the Chatham Diner in Chatham, and was a secretary for Brandywine Cylinder Heads in West Chester, and for the ...

 
 

Thomas Hunt Brattan Jr. of West Grove

Thomas Hunt Brattan Jr. of West Grove, died after a long period of declining health on Thursday, May 18, a day after his 88th birthday. Tom was the son of Eugenia Furlong Brattan and Thomas Hunt Brattan. He was the husband of Janet Marcelite McClure for 67 years, father of Thomas Hunt Brattan, III, Brooke Frances DeSales Mann and Todd Rice William Brattan. He was ...

 

Arlene Joyce Skelton of Kennett Square

Arlene Joyce Skelton, 75, of Kennett Square, died Friday, May 19, at Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Herbert P. Skelton who died in 1983. She was born on Sept. 29, 1941 in Wilmington, and attended Kennett High School. She was the daughter of the late Basil Ellsworth and Evelyn Mae Davis Taylor. She retired from the Chester County Hospital in ...

 

Anne Sinson Williams of West Chester

Anne Sinson Williams, 57, of West Chester, died peacefully on her birthday on May 15, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester. Anne was born on May 15, 1960 in Philadelphia. She graduated from Millersville University with a degree in art education, where she met many lifelong friends. Anne was an artist at heart, a lifelong student, and a beloved teacher; ...

 

Dolores M. Baxter of Kennett Square

Dolores M. Baxter, 85, of Kennett Square, died Monday, May 15, at Crosslands Retirement Community. She was the wife of Richard A. Baxter, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Sunbury, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Irene Kerstetter Mull. Mrs. Baxter was a homemaker, potter and artist. She was a member of Al-Anon and was a volunteer at the ...

 

Charles “CJ” Joseph Huth Jr. of West Grove

Charles “CJ” Joseph Huth Jr., 35, of West Grove, died Monday, May 15, in New Cumberland. Born in Chester, he was the son of Charles J. Huth Sr, of Newark, and Penny Hipple Huth of West Grove. CJ was a carpenter working for Zvorsky Construction in New Cumberland. He was an avid fisherman, he enjoyed outdoors activities, four wheeling, carpentry, bowling, music, ...

 

David Alan Scott, formerly of Chadds Ford

David Alan Scott, 86, formerly of Chadds Ford, son of the late Albert T. Scott and late Isabel Russell Scott, died Sunday, May 14. David was born in Holmes, where he continued to live throughout his formative years, attending and graduating from Ridley Township High School. After high school, he attended Penn State University where he graduated with a Bachelors ...

 

David “Max” Maxwell of Avondale

David “Max” Maxwell, 56, of Avondale, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 14. David is survived by his fiancée, Laurie Blackburn, with whom he shared two loving years. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Donald C and the late Mary Lois (Young) Maxwell. After receiving his education, David went on to have various jobs, ...

 

Edward A. Zunino of West Grove

Edward A. Zunino, 67, of West Grove, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 12. He was the husband of Lois McGinnis-Zunino, with whom he shared 22 wonderful years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was a son of Mary Daddario Zunino of Avondale and the late Angelo J. Zunino. Ed attended St. Patrick’s School, Kennett High School ...

 

William “Bill” C. Hutchins of Hockessin

William “Bill” C. Hutchins, 92, of Hockessin, died Monday, May 8, at Brackenville Center in Hockessin. He was the husband of Ruth Gabel Hutchins, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Albert E. and the late Louise (Pinchoff) Hutchins. Mr. Hutchins served during WWII in the Signal Corp of the Army and was ...

 

Blanche Ostrom of West Chester

Blanche Ostrom (nee Brodeur), 92, of West Chester, and formerly of Naugatuck, Conn., died Tuesday,  May 9. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Ostrom and her brother, Raymond Brodeur. Blanche is survived by her daughter, Kathleen Brecker and son-in-law, Alec Brecker; grandchildren, Tommy and Sam; nieces and nephews, Raymond Brodeur (Angela), Jimmy Brodeur ...