Arlene W. West, 88, of West Grove died on Sunday, July 20, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital.She was the wife of Taylor A. West, who passed away in 1983, and with whom she shared 44 years of marriage.

Born in Landenberg, she was raised by her grandparents, the late M. Burton and Laura K. Weaver.

Mrs. West was a registered nurse working at the West Grove Hospital and the Coatesville and Elsmere VA Hospitals. She retired in 1980 after 41 years of service. She was a graduate of the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

She was a member of the West Grove United Methodist Church, the Oxford Senior Center, and a former member of the Avon Grove Business and Professional Women's Association.

She is survived by two daughters, Lois Savidge and her husband, Harold, of West Chester and Kathleen Gears and her husband, James, of West Chester; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service was Saturday, July 26, at the West Grove United Methodist Church. Burial was in New London Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the West Grove United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 66, West Grove, Pa 19390 or to the Oxford Senior Center, 12 E. Locust St., Oxford, PA 19363

Arrangements by the Cleveland & Grieco Funeral Home, Avondale.

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