Thomas “Tom” Bell, Jr.

1928-2022 Kennett Square, PA | Age 93

Thomas “Tom” Bell, Jr. of Kennett Square, passed away peacefully on January 8th, in Chester County Hospital. Born April 19, 1928, he grew up in Perth Amboy, NJ before moving to Philadelphia. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 64 years, Katherine Virginia Bell, who passed away in 2013. A graduate of Carson Long Military Institute, Carlisle, PA he was a PA All-State Baseball and Football player and remained an…

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Brian-Paul Thomas

December 30, 2021

Brian-Paul Thomas’ life quietly slipped away on December 30, just two weeks after his 61st birthday. ‘BP’ was born in 1960 in Yakima, Washington to Harold ‘Tommy’ and Mary Lou Thomas, two bastions of Music Education in Central Washington. He began piano lessons at age 5, landing his first church music job at age 15 at the First Baptist Church in Yakima. While attending Eisenhower High School, BP was the…

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Shirley Trammell

1926-2022 West Grove, PA | Age 95

Shirley Trammell, age 95, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at her residence. She was the wife of George B. Trammell, Jr., who passed away in 2004, and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Weirton, West Virginia on December 7, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Marguerite Peterson Rowland. Shirley moved as a young child to Ithaca,…

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David Stanley Schiller

1925-2022 Glen Mills, PA | Age 96

David Stanley Schiller, age 96, of Glen Mills, PA, died on January 7, 2022. David was born on March 10, 1925, in Mansfield, Ohio. He graduated in 1947 from Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, with a degree in Mathematics and Physics, and in 1950 from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He launched his professional career as an Aeronautical Engineer, having worked for…

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Margaret Evelyn Harper

1938-2022 Kennett Square, PA | Age 83

Mrs. Margaret Evelyn “Evie” Harper age 83 of Kennett Square, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at her residence. She is survived by her husband George E. Harper. Born on April 14, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Graybeal. Evelyn was a graduate of Kennett High School and West Chester University with a degree in Education. She taught 3rd grade at the Mary D….

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Ellen H. Hayes

1935-2022 West Grove, PA | Age 86

Ellen H. Hayes, age 86 of West Grove, PA (formerly of Brewton, Alabama) passed away peacefully on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, where she had resided since 2015. Born in Tuscaloosa, AL, and raised in Birmingham, she was the daughter of the late James and Stella (Johnson) Harmon. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church of Brewton and a current…

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Frances V. Dezzi

1941-2022 Kennett Square, PA | Age 80

Frances V. Dezzi, age 80 of Kennett Square (formerly of Briarcliffe, Delaware County), passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022 at St. Martha Center in Downingtown, PA. Born in Philadelphia, and raised in Upper Darby, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Alice (Morrison) Green. Fran was formerly known as Sister Mary Michael of the order Sisters of the Most Precious Blood Convent, in Shillington, PA. Upon leaving…

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Jane (Janie) A. Bazzano

1944-2021 Cochranville, PA | Age 77

On December 29, 2021 Jane (Janie) Antoinette Bazzano of Kennett Square, Pa., passed away at Chester County Hospital after a 26-day struggle with COVID Pneumonia. Janie is survived by, and was the loving wife of John Bazzano, Jr., also of Kennett Square, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage; her son John (Jay) Bazzano III, and his wife Janet; also by her daughter, Andrea Cassidy; and her five grandchildren…

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Mario G. Lorenzut

1930-2021 Hockessin, DE | Age 91

Mario G. Lorenzut, age 91, died December 31, 2021 in Hockessin, DE, where he had resided since 2016. Mario was born in Kennett Square, PA to Guerino Lorenzut and Elizabeth Cordivano, and lived in Kennett for the first 86 years of his life. He was an active member of the Kennett Square American Legion Post 491 and parishioner of St. Patrick Church, regularly attending the early mass on Sunday mornings….

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Catherine E. McCullough

1956-2021 Landenberg, PA | Age 65

Catherine E. McCullough, age 65, of Landenberg, PA, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2021, at Christiana Hospital, Christiana, DE surrounded by her loving family, after a short but very acute illness. She was the wife of James McCullough with whom she shared 40 years of marriage. Born in Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Noel McHugh and the late Brigid Kerr McHugh A…

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