Donna Pratola

1954-2020 Toughkenamon, PA | Age 66

Donna Pratola, age 66, passed away peacefully while holding her son Christopher’s hand on July 15th at the Penn Medicine Inpatient Hospice Unit in West Chester after a near four-year battle with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Born on February 21, 1954, Donna was the second of three children born to the late Fred Pratola, Sr. and Angeline (Giroso) Pratola. She was a 1972 graduate of Kennett High School. An extremely…

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Peter Kurt Schwarz, Sr.

1968-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 51

Peter Kurt Schwarz, Sr., age 51 of Kennett Square, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his home. He was the amazing, loving husband of Christine (Buckland) Schwarz. They shared 23 years of marriage and three awesome children: Peter Jr., Emma and Margo. With Pete it was always family first. He adored his family and was truly the greatest role model for his children with his tremendous work ethic…

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Leon Joseph Stivale

1938-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 82

Mr. Leon Joseph Stivale, (Lee) of Kennett Square, PA departed this life on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Lee was predeceased by his father (Joseph Stivale), mother (Amelia Stivale, nee Kuszyna) of Jenkintown, PA, and a daughter Susanne (Susie) Stivale. He is survived by his wife, Brenda, two sons, Lee Alan (Cheryl Baarsma) of Chadds Ford, and David George (Kim Craig) of San Diego, California, as well as three grandchildren, Brittany…

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Simon Rosales Zamora

1978-2020 Coatesville, PA | Age 41

SIMON ROSALES ZAMORA, age 41, of Coatesville, PA, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020, at the Reading Hospital. Born in Tenancingo, Mexico, he was the son of Juan Rosales Hernandez of Mexico, and the late Juana Zamora Zamora. Simon was a tree climber at McDonough Tree Service in Jersey Shore, PA. He enjoyed going to the beach and being with his family and friends. Simon was a member of…

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John A. Hughes

1949-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 70

John Hughes, or Johnny to his Virginian friends and family, was a naturalist at heart. He was born on October 25, 1949 to parents Puller Alexander and Virginia Cashion Hughes. He passed away on July 13, 2020 at his home in Kennett Square, PA. He believed in the importance of all life and the realities of compassionate care as related to the horses under his care and the wildlife on…

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Victoria “Vicki” Culliney

1946-2020 West Chester, PA | Age 74

Vicki (Victoria) Culliney, a resident of West Chester, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2020 following a long illness. She was 74 years old. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Vicki was the daughter of the late Margaret Martino and Victor Cutillo. Known to many as Mimi, she was a selfless person who took care of her family and always placed others above herself. As a volunteer for the Girl Scouts,…

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Gloria Magargee

1937-2020 Thornton, PA | Age 83

Gloria Magargee nee Borio, aged 83 of Thornton, Pennsylvania, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 9th, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Magargee for their 42 years of marriage. Born in 1937 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Bernard Borio and the late Anne Borio nee Ocepek. Gloria graduated in 1954 from Turtle Creek High School, followed by an…

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Keith C. Wein

1928-2020 West Grove, PA | Age 92

Keith C. Wein, a resident at Jenners Pond, died peacefully on July 3 after suffering a stroke. He was 92. Mr. Wein lived for more than 30 years in northern Delaware with his late wife, Patricia, in Brandywine Hundred and Hockessin. He worked as an engineer at Westinghouse for 33 years, installing power generating systems with local governments across the country. In 1986 he opened Sunrise Cleaners in Hockessin, which…

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Sandra Carole Fairchild

1939-2020 Thayne, WY | Age 81

Sandra Carole Fairchild, age 81, of Thayne, Wyoming, passed away of Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her family. On June 25th 1960 Sandy and Jim Fairchild, a recent graduate from West Point, were married in Washington, D.C. This June 25th would have been their 60th wedding anniversary. Born in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Francis Barton and the late Kathryn…

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Elisabeth R. Chance

1920-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 99

Elisabeth Reese Chance was born to Mary and John Reese in Lansford, PA on October 21, 1920 and died on July 4, 2020 at Kendal at Longwood. She grew up with her sister Mary in Drexel Hill, graduated from Upper Darby High School and then went on to Drexel University. Upon graduation, she went to work at United Engineers & Constructors in Philadelphia. It is there she met and later…

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