Rebecca Talley

1919-2020 West Grove, PA | Age 100

Rebecca Talley, formerly of West Grove, died on August 6, 2020 at Ware Presbyterian Village. She was born in Philadelphia on August 14, 1919 to Miriam Miller Harvey and Arthur C. Harvey. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold M. Talley in 1990, and sister Ruth Ferron and brother Bill Harvey. She graduated from Avon Grove High School. She was a member of the New London Presbyterian Church,…

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Ollie Mae Powers

1916-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 104

Ollie Mae Powers passed away peacefully on August 2, 2020 at Linden Hall, Kennett Square, PA at the amazing age of 104. Mae was born May 14, 1916, to Cora (Thompson) and William Badger and grew up in Ashe County, NC. She moved to Pennsylvania at the age of 18, where she joined the Walton family as nanny and housekeeper. An accomplished seamstress, Mae was known for her skill with…

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1982-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 37

ALFONZO “Ricky” L. WALLS, Jr., age 37, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020. Born in Lancaster, PA, he was the son of Alfonzo L. Walls, Sr. of Kennett Square and Tracey Weathers Davis of Oxford, PA., and his step mother, Angela Walls of Kennett Square, PA. Ricky worked for Big Lots in Kennett Square, Pa as an assistant manager . Prior to that he had…

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1949-2020 West Grove, PA | Age 71

GLENN A. COMBS, age 71, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, at his residence. He was the husband of Diane McGeehan Combs, with whom he shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Glenn R. Combs and the late Josephine Cozza Combs. Glenn was a heavy equipment operator, last working for Meco Constructers, Bensalem, PA., until his…

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Constance M. Ford

1920-2020 Glen Mills, PA | Age 99

Constance M. Ford died on July 31, 2020 at Maris Grove, Glen Mills, PA at the age of 99. Connie was born November 30, 1920, to Mabel (Benson) and William P. Hourigan in Geneva, Nebraska. Her grandparents came to Nebraska from County Cork, Ireland. After graduation from the University of Nebraska, Connie taught English and History at Geneva High School. She met her future husband, Earle M. Ford in Geneva…

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Catherine Mary “Sis” Brown

July 28, 2020 Lincoln University, PA

Catherine Mary “Sis” Brown, age 85 of Lincoln University, PA, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Catherine was the wife of her late husband, Hugh E. Brown, who predeceased her in 1974. Born 1935 in Philadelphia, PA, Catherine was the daughter of the late Thomas P. O’Donnell and the late Catherine Durham O’Donnell. Catherine was a devout Catholic and attended St. George…

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Virginia (Ginny) Detwiler Baldwin

1922-2020 West Grove, PA | Age 98

Virginia (Ginny) Detwiler Baldwin passed away on July 27, 2020 at the age of 98 years young, with her daughter, son, and family by her side. She was born to Raymond and Katie Detwiler in Cedars, Skippack Twp., Montgomery County, PA. Ginny grew up next to her grandparent’s farm. She remembers carrying water to the field for her grandfather and horses while they plowed. On the farm she developed a…

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John J. Papay

July 23, 2020 Kennett Square, PA

John J. Papay, age 73 of Kennett Square, PA, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his home. He is survived by his loving wife, Nancy L. Papay, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage. Born 1947 in New York, NY, John was the devoted son of the late John J. Papay, II and the late Elizabeth Gera Papay. John attended the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn for his undergraduate…

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Michael Alan Kaffenberger

1980-2020 Wilmington, DE | Age 39

Mr. Michael Alan Kaffenberger, age 39, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at his residence. Born on September 7, 1980 in Wilmington, he is the son of Hartmut A. and Elke D. Kaffenberger of Chadds Ford, PA. Michael attended Tower Hill School in Wilmington, moving to Unionville High School, and graduated with the class of 1999. He continued his education at the University of Pittsburgh earning…

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Constance Sallie Taylor

1925-2020 Chadds Ford, PA | Age 94

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Constance Sallie (Reichard) Taylor, 94, of Chadds Ford, on the afternoon of July 18. She passed at home with her daughter Cindy at her side, listening to music and stories of wonderful family times, and following a day-long visit by her four children and other family members. Constance was born in Allentown on New Year’s Eve 1925 to the…

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