Monday, May 20, 2013
These obituaries come from the Greater Philadelphia Area.
John Adamson Jr., of West Chester, dies at 74. Tim Bauernschmidt, of West Chester, dies at 53. Helen Brown, of West Chester, dies at 89. Dr. Robert Carlson, of Media and West Chester, dies at 91. Carl Crede, of West Chester, dies at 84. Mary Pearl Culberston, of West Chester, dies at 96. Barbara Guss, of West Chester, dies at 71. Patricia Morgan, of West Chester, dies at 59. Dr. Richard Levi Strayer, of West Chester, dies at 85.
Monday, May 13, 2013
These obituaries come from the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Lewis Hatcher, of West Chester, dies at 90. Carol Hodnett, of West Chester, dies at 62. Linda Kammerer, of West Chester, dies at 66. Louis McCloskey, of West Chester, dies at 78. Paul Stimmler, of West Chester, dies at 74. Frankie Lee Tipton Sr., of West Chester, dies at 61. Patricia Walls, of West Chester, dies at 65. Jerry Wold, of West Chester, dies at 64. These obituaries come from elsewhere in Greater Philadelphia: George Leader, former Governor, dies at 95.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Hundreds of first responders from across the region pay tribute to a man who volunteered at three West Chester area fire companies.
Firefighters, fire police, EMTs, paramedics, police, family and friends wearing yellow and black ribbons offered a final salute to Robert "Robbie" Miller during funeral and burial services in West Chester and Kennett Square Saturday. Following a funeral service at the Good Will Fire Co. in West Chester, where Miller volunteered as a firefighter, the body of the 27-year-old volunteer was carried to Union Hill Cemetery on a bright yellow Downingtown Fire Co. 1969 Mack pumper truck. The funeral procession included trucks and an honor guard from the West Bradford Fire Co. where Miller served as a captain and instructor. An honor guard from the East Brandywine Fire Co. where Miller served as engineer lifted the bright yellow casket off the …
A traditional firefighter funeral tribute brings many to tears.
Services for volunteer firefighter Robert "Robbie" Miller featured some traditional and some very personal, touching moments. Among the honors paid to the 27-year-old first responder was a bagpiper who played as the casket was carried from the fire truck to the grave at Union Hill Cemetery. At the conclusion of the graveside service, bagpiper Jerry Flynn of the Chester County Emerald Society Pipe Band played "Amazing Grace" while walking away from the site of the service which creates a musical fade effect.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Funeral services will be Saturday morning for Robert 'Robbie' Miller who served three West Chester area fire companies.
Robert Miller will be laid to rest in Kennett Square Saturday following a funeral at the Good Will Fire Co. fire station in West Chester. Miller was killed in a motorcycle accident in West Bradford on May 1. The son of a firefighter, Miller was a volunteer at three area fire companies. He served as a captain of the East Bradford Fire Co. He was a firefighter at Good Will Fire Co. and a firefighter/engineer with the West Brandywine Fire Co. According to a posting on the West Bradford Fire Co. website: The Funeral services will begin at noon on Saturday May 11th at the Good Will Fire Company. Robbie will be laid to rest at the Union Hill Cemetery in Kennett Square.If you would like to donate to the Robbie Miller Memorial Fund, please contact…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
These obituaires come from the Greater Philadelphia Area through May 7.
Evelyn Caggiano, of West Chester, dies at 88. Carol Hodnett, of West Chester, dies at 62. Ella Mae Huber, of West Chester, dies at 97. John Oliver Karry, of West Chester, dies at 72. Lewis Myers Sr., of West Chester, dies at 89. Anne Nesbitt, of West Chester, dies at 84.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Robbie Miller was a firefighter with Good Will Fire Co. and Captain in West Bradford.
Flags are at half staff in memory of volunteer firefighter Robbie Miller who was killed in a motorcyle accident Wednesday night, according to colleagues at the Good Will Fire Company in West Chester. According to an article posted on the West Bradford Fire Company website, where Williams served as Captain, he was flown by helicopter to Paoli Hospital where he died early Thursday morning, several hours arriving at the trauma center. "Robbie's life was filled with public service. He was an integral part of our fire company, serving his community courageously and leading the firefighters as a training officer. He also served the Goodwill Fire Company in West Chester as a firefighter and trustee and also served the East Brandywine Fire …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The 19-year-old woman died in an apparent accident near the Temple University campus in Philadelphia.
Funeral services are now set for Saturday for Ali M. Fausnaught, the 19-year-old West Chester University Student who died after falling from the roof of a building in North Philadelphia. According to media reports, including a story posted on Main Line Media News, Fausnaught perished after falling on April 17 from a building near the Temple University campus. An obituary posted on Legacy.Com says "she attended The University of South Carolina and was on the Dean's List. She was a current student at West Chester University. At West Chester, Ali was an aspiring Speech Pathologist and a Psychology major. She grew up attending Zion Lutheran Church of Leola and was a volunteer at Corner of Hope, the church's clothing bank in Leola. Ali was so…
Monday, April 29, 2013
Remembering residents from the Greater Philadelphia area who have passed on
Amy Calvarese Beeman, of West Chester, died April 23. Gertrude B. Beaton, of West Chester, died at 95. Rose Marie Arabia-Salzmann, of West Chester, died April 20. William Philip 'Punkin' Brice, of West Chester, died at 76. Mary Cirka, of West Chester, died at 93. Charles William Clark, of West Chester, died at 73. Horace “Jerry” Darlington, Westtown School and Haverford College graduate, died at 72. Edna Dix, of West Chester, died at 94. Ali M. Fausnaught, West Chester University student, died at 19. Jane N. Hash, of West Chester, died at 74. Ada Holman Jarrett, of West Chester, died at 98. William Laub, of West Chester, died at 83. Joan Mitchell, of West Chester, died at 76. John Gilbert Scott, of Malvern and West Chester, died at 93. …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Former Rep. Bob Edgar served the 7th district for six terms in Congress.
Former Rep. Bob Edgar, who represented the Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District for six terms, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning at his Virginia home. After Congress, the Democrat went on to to lead the National Council of Churches, and became president of Common Cause, a position he still held. Edgar grew up in Springfield and attended public schools, according Congress’ Biographical Directory. A press release on the Common Cause website expresses their sadnesses at Edgar’s death and talks about his tenure in Congress: Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1974 to represent the Seventh Congressional District of Pennsylvania, Bob was part of the congressional class nicknamed "the Watergate babies," those elected in the wake …