Obituaries

Lora Lee McCoy of Chadds Ford

Lora Lee McCoy, 85, of Chadds Ford, died Saturday, April 8, at Linden Hall in Kennett Square. She was the wife of E. Clark McCoy, who died in 1962. Born in Indianapolis, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Dale and Mildred Myers Marlette. Lora was an aerospace mathematician at General Electric in Philadelphia, for 40 years, retiring in 1994. She worked mostly with ...

 
 

James Michael “Jim” Comyns of Avondale

James Michael “Jim” Comyns, 61, of Avondale, died Thursday, April 6. Jim is survived by his wife of 24 years, Linda Montalto Comyns; his son, James Montalto Comyns; his two daughters, Rebekah JieYong Comyns and Jennifer Leigh Comyns; three brothers, Michael of Bryn Mawr, PA, Mark (wife Barbara) of Berwyn, and Matthew (wife Jennifer) of Connecticut; two sisters Jean ...

 

Anne Marie Arnold Finn of Kennett Square

Anne Marie Arnold Finn, 87, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, April 5, at Brandywine Senior Living at Longwood in Kennett Square. She was the wife of George A. Finn, with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Daniel and the late Mary (Monaghan) Arnold. Anne was a graduate of Benedictine Academy, attended Mt. ...

 

Ward Nicholas Kissell Jr. of Pennsbury Township

Ward Nicholas Kissell Jr., 88, of Pennsbury Township, died Friday, March 31, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was the husband of Dorothy Cobb Kissell, his beloved wife, with whom he shared 38 years of marriage. Born in Evans Mill, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ward Nicholas and the late Irene Helen (Van Dusen) Kissel. He was also preceded ...

 

Lynne M. Reilly of West Chester

Lynne M. Reilly (nee Durso), 64, of West Chester, formerly of Glenview, Ill., died Sunday, April 2. Born in Evanston, Ill., she was the daughter of the late August James Sr. and Evelyn (nee Kimball) Durso. Lynne was well loved and respected. She worked at Chester County Hospital from 1988 to 2017, beginning as a staff nurse and eventually earning her master's degree ...

 

Jacqueline R. Wibbens of West Grove

Jacqueline R. Wibbens, 88, of West Grove, died Monday, April 3, at her residence. She was the wife of Robert Leroy Wibbens, who died in 2004, and with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. She has shared the last six years with her dedicated partner, Jules Gomez Sr. of West Chester. Born in Lyon, France, she was the daughter of the late Pierre And Suzanne Orgeret ...

 

Grace L. McMullen Crossan of Landenberg

Grace L. McMullen Crossan, 103, of Landenberg, died Monday, April 3, at Twin Pines Health Care Center in West Grove. She was the wife of the late Raymond S. Crossan who died in 1995. Born in Bear, Del., she was a daughter of the late Clement S. and the late Ella (Davis) McMullen. Grace was a longtime member of the Landenberg United Methodist Church. She was a ...

 

Gregory Glen White of West Grove

Gregory Glen White, 57, of West Grove, died Thursday, March 30, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Donna Jarmon White, with whom he shared 31 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of Ida Miller White Hill, of Avondale, and the late James H. White. Greg was the director of nursing ancillary services at Penn Medicine (Chester ...

 

Dorothy J. Mcginley of West Chester

Dorothy J. Mcginley,  93, of West Chester, died Thursday, March 30, at Pocopson Home. She was the wife of Edward McGinley who passed away in 1966, and with whom she shared 5 years of marriage. Born in Pomeroy, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Laura Holland Getman. She was an assembly worker at Denny-Reyburn in West Chester, for 30 years, retiring in ...

 

Angela O. Urbani Della Pelle of Kennett Square

Angela O. Urbani Della Pelle, 85, of Kennett Square, died Thursday, March 30, at Twin Pines Health Care Center in West Grove. She was the wife of the late Robert G. Della Pelle, who died in 1993 and with whom she shared 41 years of marriage. Born in the Province Of Teramo Italy, she was a daughter of the late Valentino and the late Adalgesia (De Rugeriis) Urbani. ...

 

Suzann Fries Griffith of Kennett Square

Suzann Fries Griffith, 84, of Kennett Square, died Monday, March 27, at Kendal At Longwood Retirement Community in Kennett Square, where she has been a resident for 10 years. Previously, she lived in Durham, N.H. for 35 years. Born in Williamsville, N.Y., she was the daughter of Leslie and Dori (Wheaton) Fries and her stepfather, Harry Page. Suzann was a registered ...