Obituaries: Connie Amway Rice

Connie Amway Rice April 16, 1965 – March 10, 2018 Connie Amway Rice The light that burns twice as bright, only burns half as long  (after Lao Tsu). Connie’s light shined very bright. Connie Rice – mother, grandmother, friend, wife and soulmate, passed away early in the morning on March 10, 2018 at John Sealy Hospital Trauma Center in Galveston from injuries suffered in a tragic, unexpected,...

Obituaries: Maude Louise Gay

Maude Louise Gay Maude Louise Gay passed away peacefully in her sleep January 20, 2018.  Maude was born March 27, 1921 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. A wonderful, loving wife, mother and grandmother who devoted her life to her family. She was preceded in death by her parents,   Barton and Angeline McDonald, husband George W. Gay, son Jim Gay and grandson Jimmy Gay.  

Obituaries: Filomena Welsh, 90

Filomena Welsh Filomena Welsh, of Dover, Delaware passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  She was 90.  Mrs. Welsh was born in Italy on April 11, 1927 to the late Maria Malamo and Policarpo Bogdanich. 

Obituaries: Guy K. Henry

Guy K. Henry of Chestertown, MD died on October 2, 2017 at University of Maryland Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation.  He was 51.  He was born in Syosset, Long Island, NY on February 24, 1966 the son of Michael K. and Alice Irene Moreno Henry.  A 1984 graduate of Westhampton Beach High School he attended Stoney Brook University.  Guy worked as a computer programmer at Brandywine Hospital and...

Obituaries: W. Thomas Musser

W. Thomas Musser W. Thomas Musser, Chairman and Founder of The Tri-M Group, LLC and lifelong resident of Chester County, PA, age 81, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at his home in Kennett Square, PA; after a brave battle with brain cancer. He was the husband of Bonnie Anderson Musser with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Wilmor G. Musser...

Obituaries: Dr. Lesley Geraldine King

Lesley Geraldine King, MVB, originally from Dublin, Ireland, and a resident of Coatesville, PA, died May 14, 2016, at the age of 51, after a long illness. Dr. King, Professor of Critical Care, was a founder and pillar of critical care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) and beyond. She was instrumental in the development of the veterinary intensive care specialty,...

Obituaries: Floyd Ernest Coleman

Floyd Ernest Coleman, community leader and mentor has died at age 59. Ernie was a Lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association, (NBMBAA), Philadelphia Chapter; Past President of Families Together of Downingtown; a Board Member of the Young Men and Women in Charge Foundation, Inc., (YMWIC); a Board Member of the Cheyney University Alumni Association; Past Treasurer of the Downingtown West...

Obituaries: Rudisill “Rudy” Alston Sr.

Rudisill “Rudy” Alston Sr.,  age 80, of Coatesville, PA, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Brandywine Hospital. He was the husband of Dorlene Brown Alston, with whom he shared 10 years of marriage. Born in Coatesville, PA, he was the son of the late David K. Alston, Sr. and Ida Belle Eggleston Alston.

Obituaries: Blanche Miller Kilby

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Blanche Miller Kilby died of complications from Alzheimer’s. She died in her home with family around her. She was born in West Chester, PA on March 26, 1929.

Obit: Landis Kent ‘Kenny’ Eshleman

Landis Kent ‘Kenny’ Eshleman Landis Kent “Kenny” Eshleman, 74, of Ephrata, PA, passed away on January 30, 2016 at his home in Ephrata. Kenny was born in Lancaster, PA, to the late Landis H. Eshleman and the late Florence (Simmons) Kreitz, on January 26, 1942. Kenny was a graduate of S. Horace Scott Senior High School in Coatesville, PA. During his years there he was an avid member...