William “Bill” J. Cooney

1932-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 83

William “Bill” Cooney, age 83 of West Grove, PA, formerly of Long Island, NY, “checked out” Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilmington, DE.  Bill was the husband of Maureen Grady Cooney, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born July 16, 1932 in New York City, NY, he was the son of the late William C. Cooney and the late Verna Louden Cooney.  Bill served our…

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Wesley M. Burritt

1991-2015 New London, PA | Age 24

Wesley M. Burritt, age 24 of New London, PA, passed away on Friday October 16, 2015 at his home in New London. Born in Christiana, DE, and raised in New London, PA, he was the son of George and Linda (Kelly) Burritt. Wesley was a 2009 graduate of Avon Grove High School and studied Heating & Air Conditioning at Delaware Community College. He was working with his dad in his…

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Mark D. Wells

1949-2015 Hockessin, DE | Age 66

MARK D. WELLS, age 66, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at the Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Carole Abrams Wells, with whom he shared 9 ½ years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late William R. Wells, Sr, and Anna Barry Wells. Mark was the Director of Weapons Training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, MD, retiring…

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Elizabeth W. O’Neill

1924-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 91

Elizabeth Wilhjelm O’Neill, 91 Elizabeth (Liz) O’Neill, aged 91, died peacefully on October 13, 2015 at Jenners Pond in Jennersville, Pa. after a 21 year bout with Parkinson’s disease. Elizabeth was born June 14, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of Christian and Alma Wilhjelm. She is survived by husband William O’Neill, her son, Charles, her daughter, Martha Belyea and four grandchildren, Travis, Ansley, Margot and David Liz attended University…

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Charles E. Wallner

1931-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 84

Charles E. Wallner, age 84, of Kennett Square, PA, died Friday, October 16, 2015 at Southeastern Veteran’s Center in Spring City, PA. He was the husband of Louise Cloud Wallner who died in September of this year, and with whom he shared 38 years of marriage. Born in Hanceville, AL and raised in Montgomery, AL, he was one of six children and the son of a Lutheran minister. He served…

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Jose Luis Ochoa Guzman

1982-2015 Oxford, PA | Age 33

Jose Luis Ochoa Guzman, age 33 of Oxford, PA died Friday, October 16, 2015 in West Grove, PA.  He is survived by his parents, José Santos Ochoa Mata and Ana Maria Guzman Hernandez of Jalisco, Mexico; three brothers, Jose G. Ochoa of Oxford, Carlos Ochoa of West Grove and Gabriel Ochoa of Oxford; and one sister, Silvia Ochoa of Oxford. Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 PM on…

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Helen Townsend Matson

1925-2015 West Grove< PA | Age 90

HELEN TOWNSEND MATSON, age 90, of West Grove, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, PA. She was the wife of Thomas Matson, who passed away in 1998, and with whom she shared 28 years of marriage. Born in Jonesborough, TN, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Lilly Mae Cole McKee. Helen was a certified…

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Juana Ortiz de Herrera

1947-2015 Oxford, PA | Age 68

Juana Ortiz de Herrera, age 68, of Oxford, PA, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late  Vicente Herrera Perez. Born in Pinicuaro, Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Juan Ortiz and Maria Guadalupe Tenorio. She is survived by three sons, three daughters, three brothers, one sister and twelve grandchildren. You may visit with her family…

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Brian Dyson Shultz

1958-2015 Modena, PA | Age 57

BRIAN DYSON SHULTZ, age 57, of Modena, PA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at his residence. Born in Blossburg, PA, he was the son of Dyson Shultz of Greenfield, MA and Marcia Gatz Murtagh of Wysox, PA. Brian was a site manager for Waste Oil Recyclers in Modena, PA. He was a great outdoorsman, enjoyed spending time in the woods, camping kyacking, He enjoyed working and cars and…

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Mr. Anthony J. Tavoni Sr.

1918-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 96

Anthony J. Tavoni, Sr. age 96 passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Anthony (Tony) was born on November 24, 1918 in his aunt’s home on Hillendale Road, Kennett Square, Pa. Tony was the first son, second child of Grace Martelli Tavoni, and Domenic Tavoni of Kennett Square, PA.  He grew up working in his father’s mushroom business and was on the track and…

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