Katharine M. “Kate” Kendig

1925-2016 Glen Mills, PA | Age 91

Katharine M. “Kate” Kendig, age 91 of Glen Mills, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016 at her home at Maris Grove. She was the devoted and loving wife of Nathan Kendig with whom she shared a wonderful 61 years of marriage before his passing on June 13, 2014. Kate was born and raised in Kennett Square, PA where she graduated from St Patrick’s Grade School and Kennett Consolidated School….

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Joseph F. Borneman

1938-2016 Deltona, FL | Age 77

Joseph F Borneman, 77, of Deltona, Florida died on Thursday October 6, 2016. He was born on November 6,1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John A. and Madeline (Henhoeffer) Borneman and was one of nine children. Joseph graduated from St. James High School in 1956 and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his son Mark (Gillian) of Deltona, Florida and his daughter Jennifer (Pat) of…

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Ruth W. Bussiere

1929-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 87

RUTH W. BUSSIERE, age 87, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Crosslands. She was the wife of Norman L. Bussiere, with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in the Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late Fairfax Randall Wheelan and Elizabeth Ovens Wheelan. Mrs. Bussiere worked at various public libraries, retiring in 2006 from Emma S. Clark Library, in Setauket,…

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Mr. Olen M. Grimes Jr.

1962-2016 Lincoln University, PA | Age 54

Olen M. Grimes, Jr., age 54, of Lincoln University, PA, died suddenly Monday October 10, 2016 at his home due to a heart attack. He was the beloved husband of Roxann Carter Grimes, with whom he shared 18 years of marriage. Born in Bridgeport, CT, he was a son of the late Olen M and the late Ann (Kane) Grimes. Mr. Grimes was a 1980 graduate of Kennett High School….

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Mr. Edward Culbertson Jr.

1932-2016 Avondale, PA | Age 84

Edward Culbertson, Jr. age 84 of Avondale, PA, died Friday October 7, 2016 at his home. He was the husband of Esther Murray Culbertson, with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Edward and the late Agnes (Quinn) Culbertson Sr. Mr. Culbertson owned and operated Culbertson Enterprises, Inc., Roof Systems, Inc, and Culbertson Company of Virginia until his retirement…

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Marie C. Burge

1924-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 92

Marie C. Burge, age 92, passed away on October 5, 2016, at her home in Jenner’s Pond, in West Grove Pennsylvania, after a long illness. She was born Marie Cecilia Fasone on May 30, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was the sole daughter of an Italian immigrant family. She was the first in her family to attend college, but her education was interrupted by the outbreak of World War II,…

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Arthur Francis Burk

1940-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 76

Arthur Francis Burk, 76, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Brackenville Center after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He leaves his cherished wife of 25 years, Gail (Abby) Burk; his seven children Matthew, Andrew (Anne Marie), Joanne (David), Richard (Jamie), Andrew, James (Heather) and Annemarie and his eight grandchildren Sean, Jacob, Megan, Garrett, Colin, Brendan, Braedan and Maxwell. Also surviving is his sister Janice McDuffie (Harold). Arthur was…

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Nancy Watson

1947-2016 Millsboro, DE | Age 69

Nancy Watson, age 69, of Millsboro, DE passed away on October 4, 2016 at the Delaware Hospice Center. She was the wife of Robert S. Watson, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage with this past August. Born in West Chester, PA, she is the daughter o the late Russell Howell and Thelma Howell. Nancy Watson was a US Postal employee for over 30 years. She retired as a…

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Patricia Ransom Smith

1928-2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 88

Patricia Ransom Smith, age 88, of Kennett Square, PA, died Wednesday October 5, 2016 at the Crosslands Retirement Community in Kennett Square. She was the wife of the late Frederick R. Smith Jr. who died in 2013 and with whom she shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late William and the late Evelyn (O’Connor) Ransom. Patricia was a 1949 graduate…

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Kathryn “Katiey” Mary Carroll Hipkins

1978-2016 West Grove, PA | Age 38

Kathryn “Katiey” Mary Carroll Hipkins, age 38, of West Grove, PA, died Saturday October 1, 2016 after a brave battle with cancer. She was the wife of Douglas A. Hipkins Jr. with whom she shared 11 years of marriage. Born in Drexel Hill, PA, she was the daughter of Raymond Carroll of Casselberry, FL and the late Mary (Hackett) Carroll. Katiey was a 1996 graduate of Penn Wood High School,…

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