Barbara Mansfield Porter

1939-2015 Lewes, DE | Age 76

Barbara Townsend Mansfield Porter passed away on Saturday, October 3rd at the age of 76, surrounded by family. She was born and raised in Chestnut Hill, PA and graduated from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Centenary College. Loved by many, Barbara will be remembered as an avid equestrian, animal lover, breeder of Italian Greyhounds, accomplished fisherwoman, needlepoint artist, and antiquarian. Her home in Lewes, DE received the Award of Excellence…

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Charles Minor Barringer

1920-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 94

Charles Minor Barringer, of Kennett Square PA, died on June 13 after a short decline. He was born November 17, 1920, in Locust Valley NY, the son of Lucy (Minor) and Paul B. Barringer, Jr. Minor graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria VA and from Princeton University in the class of 1942, later going on to receive his masters’ and doctorate degrees in chemistry from Princeton. After participating in…

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Mr. Robert L. Regester

1931-2015 Kennett Square, PA | Age 83

Robert L. Regester, age 83, of Kennett Square, PA, died Friday October 2, 2015 at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, PA. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late George Ellsworth Regester, Jr., and Edith Vernon Lear. A lifelong resident of Kennett Square, he was a 1949 graduate of Kennett High School, earned a bachelor’s degree at West Chester State Teachers’ College, a master’s degree at Temple…

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1949-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 65

DOLORES J. DEENEY BLEVINS (Kreider), age 65, of West Grove, PA, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Telford Blevins who passed away in 2004. Her first husband, William Kreider, passed away in 1987. Born in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late William F. and Helen Walker Deeney. Dolores was a restorative aide at the Pocopson…

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Thomas James Swoboda

1921-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 94

  Thomas James Swoboda, 94, died on the morning of August 4, 2015, at the Jenner’s Pond retirement community in West Grove, PA, where he had been living since 2000. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, on February 25, 1921, the son of Emil Swoboda and his wife Maria (Czlapinski) Swoboda.  He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate in Chemistry from…

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Ernest S. Goss

1956-2015 Coatesville, PA | Age 58

Ernest S. Goss, age 58 of Coatesville, PA, died Wednesday September 23, 2015 at the Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA. He was the husband of Marjorie “Midge” Brockett Goss, with whom he shared 32 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was a son of the late Samuel L. and the late Elinor (Cook) Goss. He was a computer technician working for DecisionOne at DuPont Corporation in…

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Mr. Thomas “Tommy” P. Vahey

1944-2015 Cochranville, PA | Age 71

Thomas “Tommy” P. Vahey, age 71, of Cochranville, PA, went to be with his Lord Thursday September 24, 2015 at his home. He was the husband of Roberta Work Vahey, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of the late Michael and the late Sabina (Shevlane) Vahey. Tommy was a 1962 graduate of Bonner High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree…

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Mr. Frederick William Gander

1921-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 94

Frederick William Gander, age 94, of West Grove, PA died Wednesday September 23, 2015 at his home at Jenners Pond. Born January 14, 1921 in New York City to Anna Heins Gander and Gustav Gander. Following education at Bayside H.S. and M.I.T. where he earned both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Chemical Engineering and his marriage to Hazel Louise Craig of North Easton, Mass. He serviced as a naval officer…

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Lee Hughes

1931-2015 West Grove, PA | Age 84

Lee Hughes, age 84,  of West Grove, PA, died Tuesday September 22, 2015 at his home in West Grove, PA. He was the husband of Mary Badger Hughes, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Mitchell NC, he was a son of the late Garfa and the late Sena Barnett Hughes. Lee was a retired Machine Operator for NVF Company in Yorklyn, Delaware. He enjoyed gardening, hunting,…

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Ruby Dale Peak (DeBoard)

1917-2015 Landenberg, PA | Age 98

Ruby Dale Peak (DeBoard), 98, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on Monday, September 21,2015,in Manor Care Rehabilitation Facility, Wilmington, DE., following leg surgery. She was born January 10, 1917 in Piney Creek, NC to Minnie Alice (LaRue) Loggins and William Loggins, She formerly resided in West Grove, PA but more recently lived with her son, Charles, and granddaughter, Karen, in Landenberg, PA She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, quilting, embroidery, vegetable gardening…

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