Franklin H. Kurr

1926-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 89

Franklin H. Kurr, age 89, of West Grove, PA died Tuesday November 24, 2015 at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy J. Kurr, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the son of the late Franklin H. and Mamie Reinert Kurr. Mr. Kurr served our country in the Marine Corp during WWII. Frank was an accountant for Wilson of…

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Bob R. Gentry

1934-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 81

BOB R. GENTRY, age 81, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Constance McDonald Gentry, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Virginia, he was the son of the late Isaac Gentry, Sr., and Grace Lovins Gentry. Bob was a laborer for many years at Kavanaugh Excavating, West Grove, PA. He served his…

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James C. Howell

1946-2015 Avondale, PA | Age 69

James Howell, an easy going friend to all, a devoted animal lover and a ladies’ man died after a short skirmish with cancer on November 21st at the age of 69 in his home in Avondale. Once he realized the fight was futile, he chose the good folks at Willow Tree Hospice to ensure he could enjoy as many of his final days as possible sitting outside, watching the birds…

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Betty A. Hood

1930-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 85

Betty A. Hood, age 85 of West Grove, PA, passed away Monday November 23, 2015 at Jenner’s Pond retirement community in West Grove, PA.  She was the wife of the late Lawrence P. Hood who died in 1987 and with whom she shared 34 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Elmer L. and the late Catherine Marie (Moyer) Armentrout. Betty enjoyed sewing,…

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Edward J. O’Donnell

1938-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 77

EDWARD J. O’DONNELL, age 77, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at his residence. He was the husband of Stella Siedzikowski O’Donnell, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Carmelita Browne O’Donnell. He was a Shop planner at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard for 28 years, retiring in 1995. Prior…

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Frances Brown Wisdom

1939-2015 Media, PA | Age 76

Frances Brown Wisdom, age 76, of Media, PA died Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at Wesley Enhanced Living Retirement Home in Media, PA.   She was the wife of the late Dr. William A. Wisdom who died on December 13, 2013, and with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.  She was preceded in death by her son Timothy Brown, step son Robert Wisdom, and her siblings Horace Lanan, Esther Lanan, Fred…

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Ernest W. Marvel

1942-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 73

Ernest W. Marvel, age 73, passed away on November 17, 2015 at his home in Kennett Square, PA. He was born in Chester, PA to the late Ernest M. and Florence E. (Esterling) Marvel. He first attended the one-room school house in Ogden, PA then moved to Garden City, where he attended Nether Providence Schools.  As a teenager, he rode with the Rose Tree Hunt and the Valleybrook Hounds. Upon…

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Myrtle Smith Palmer

1921-2015 Age 94

MYRTLE  SMITH  PALMER, age 94, of West Chester, Pa, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Twin Pines Health Care. She was the wife of James T. Palmer who passed away in 1983 and with whom she shared 32 years of marriage. Born in Unionville, PA,  she was the daughter of the late Charles  and Catherine Hollis Smith. She was a cafeteria  manager for the Red Clay School District for many…

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Marian “Mannie” C. Tavoni

1925-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 90

MARIAN “Mannie” C. TAVONI, age 90, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at her daughter’s residence. She was the wife of Samuel J. Tavoni, who passed away in 2011, and with whom she shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francis P. and Grace O’Neil Campbell. She was a homemaker, and a member of St….

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Michael William Keba

1928-2015 West Chester, PA | Age 87

MICHAEL  WILLIAM  KEBA,  age 87, of West Chester, PA, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Barclay Friends in West Chester, PA.. He was the husband of  Rosemary Wethers  Keba, who passed away  in 2003, and with whom he shared  55 years of marriage. Born in Hazelton, PA, he was the son of the late Michael W. and Anna Mehallo Keba. Mr. Keba was a district supervisor for the…

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