Death Notices

Death Notices

Itzel Palacios Castillo, of Kennett Square, infant daughter of Alberto Palacios and Mariela Castillo Leon, passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Chester County Hospital. Her funeral service was Oct. 16, at Kuzo and Grieco in Kennett Square.

Joann Giordano, 61, of West Grove, formerly of Bordentown, N.J., passed away on Monday, October 14, 2013, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove. Born and raised in Trenton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eva Miller Giordano. Her funeral Mass was Friday, Oct. 18, at Assumption BVM Church in West Grove.

James Henry Ellison, Jr. died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community in West Grove, where he had lived for five years. He is survived by his wife,of 59 years, Helen Aitchison Ellison. You are invited to visit with Hank’s family from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 2, 2013 at the Allison Building of Jenners Pond Retirement Community 2000 Greenbriar Lane West Grove, PA 19390. A memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 1PM. Interment will be held privately.

Cirila Cruz Ramos, 98 of Kennett Square, died Wednesday Oct. 16, 2013 at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of the late Estanislao Davila who died in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Her Mass of Christian burial was Monday, Oct. 21, at St. Rocco Church in Avondale.

John A. Copeland, Jr., 70, of Oxford passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at his home. Born in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late John A. Copeland, Sr., and Hallie Que Burnett. Funeral services were Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home in Oxford.

Janet H. Lord, 73, of Wilmington, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at Wilmington Hospital. She was the wife of Milton ”Mickey” V. Lord, Jr. with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 18, at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, New Castle.

Harold Joseph Groff Jr., 65, of West Grove passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of Jeanine W. Taylor Groff with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 86 Pine St. Oxford.

Jean A. Patrick, 82, of Oxford, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Grove. She was the wife of William W. Patrick with whom she celebrated 62 years of marriage on October 6, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 86 Pine St. Oxford, PA. Friends and family may visit Friday from 6 – 8:00 pm at the funeral home. An Eastern Star service will be held at 7:30 pm.

Edna E. Patrick, 91, of Oxford, PA passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Hershey Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her late husband of 46 years, Raymond C. Patrick. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 86 Pine St. Oxford, PA, where friends may visit from 1:30-2:30 pm.

Richard “Dick” K. King, 78, of Newark, Del., formerly of Nottingham, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. Born in Nottingham, he was the son of the late Keele B. and Catherine Price King. His funeral was Wednesday, OCt. 23, at Nottingham Presbyterian Church.

Francis “Frank” D. Wojciechowski, Sr., 62, of West Grove passed away at Jennersville Regional Hospital, West Groveon Thursday, October 17, 2013 with his family by his side. He was the husband of Nancy Walker with whom he shared 16 years of marriage. A memorial service was Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford, PA.

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