Obituaries: Vincent Louis Bacchetta Jr.

Vincent Louis Bacchetta Jr. The first child of pioneer mushroom grower and immigrant(s) Vincenzo and Mary DiFilippo Bacchetta (both from Civitella del Tronto, Abruzzo, Italy), Vince was the first of his family to be born in the U.S. An outstanding Kennett High School (Kennett Square, PA) student, athlete and senior class president, he was also the first of his family to graduate from college and...

Obituaries: Jack Arnold Keller

Keller, Jack Arnold, passed away December 28, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene S. Keller and Cenia Graham Keller; and one sister, Patricia Keller Griffin. He is survived by his brother, William L. Keller. Jack grew up in Chester, Va. He graduated from Thomas Dale in 1970 and VMI in 1975. He served in the military as an officer and moved on to a very successful career in information...

Obituaries: Joseph Walter Eby

Joseph Walter Eby Joseph Walter Eby, of Springhouse Estates, Ambler Pa. formerly of Roslyn and Horsham Joe passed away on January 7, 2021 at the age of 89 Born and raised in Downingtown Pa., the son of Joseph A. and Christine Eby Survived by his wife of 66 yrs., Marjory, son Alan and predeceased by daughter Barbara Ballard. Also survived by son in law, Leonard and granddaughters, Shaunna...

Obituaries: Herbert Auld Anderson

Herbert Auld Anderson Herbert Auld Anderson, 89, died Dec. 23 at his retirement home in Myrtle Beach, SC after a long illness.  Mr. Anderson was a native of Brooklyn, NY. In his youth he was a soprano in the St Paul’s Episcopal Church boys’ choir and graduated from Brooklyn Tech High School where he lettered in football and lacrosse. He attended Adelphi University on Long Island, NY on a football...

Obituaries: Joseph Edward Falker

Joseph Edward Falker Joseph Edward Falker, age 76 of Milton, DE, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Beebe Healthcare, in Lewes, DE. He was born on August 10, 1944 in Queens, NY, son of the late Joseph E. and Dorothy (Maurer) Falker. Mr. Falker formerly of Downingtown, PA, moved to Milton, DE two years ago. He grew up in the St. Margaret’s Parish in Middle Village, NY. Mr. Falker...

Obituaries: Karl David Stoltzfus Sr.

Karl David Stoltzfus Sr.ituaries: Karl David Stoltzfus Sr., 80, of Bridgewater, VA, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2020. Karl was born September 15, 1940, in Parkesburg, PA to the late Christian David and Irma Hess Stoltzfus. Karl’s father, known as “Airplane Chris,” was an aviation pioneer, and he instilled into Karl a love for that world. Even at a young age, Karl developed a deep...

Obituaries: Edward F. Fitzkee

Edward F. Fitzkee Edward F. Fitzkee passed peacefully on November 11, 2020 with his daughters at his side and is now reunited with his wife, Nancy.  As a proud World War II combat vet, the date of his passing, Veterans Day, is fitting. He was preceded in death by his parents Rueben and Suzanna (Portner) Fitzkee and his sister Janet F. Neas.  Nancy Swope Fitzkee, his beloved wife of nearly 70...

Obituaries: Doris “Wink” Dieffenbach

Doris “Wink” Dieffenbach Doris “Wink” Dieffenbach, 94, of Fort Plain, New York, passed away on November 4th, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, New York on December 21, 1925, she was the daughter of Howard Winkemeier and Thelma Thompson Winkemeier, and the wife of the late LeRoy S. Dieffenbach. Doris grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, graduating high school in 1943. She graduated from Lasell Jr. College,...

Obituaries: Jacquelyn Adele Dixon Winslow

Jacquelyn Adele Dixon Winslow Jacquelyn Adele Dixon Winslow, age 100, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2020 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community. Born in Savannah, GA, Jacquelyn was the daughter of the late Ruth Adele (Milliken) and John Dixon. She later moved to Cornish Maine and Boston.  Jackie earned her RN in 1941 from  Wilson Memorial Hospital and went on to practice nursing at IBM...

Obituaries: Gregory John Welch

Gregory John Welch Gregory John Welch, 54, of Coatesville, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville. The son of Robert Daniel and Mary Meany Welch, he was born in Rochester, PA on August 31, 1965. Greg graduated from Center Twp. High School in Monaca, PA in 1982. He then graduated from Gannon University in Erie, PA, where he remained a resident....