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Frederick William kauer

Frederick William Kauer, age 38, of West Chester, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2007. <br /> <br /> Born in Wilmington, Del., he was the beloved son of James Charles Kauer and Elisabeth Sophie Kauer of Kennett Square, Pa. <br /> <br /> He was a graduate of San Francisco State University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Biology. <br /> <br /> Fred worked at Cephalon Inc. in West Chester, Pa., as the Chemical Inventory Specialist. Prior to that, he worked at the University of Vermont and the University of California in San Francisco. <br /> <br /> He served as an emergency room volunteer at several hospitals across the country. <br /> <br /> Fred loved mountain biking, fly fishing, music, and the outdoors. <br /> <br /> In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, James Christopher Kauer of Kennett Square, Pa.; three sisters, Catherine Kauer of Aromas, Calif., Susanne Kauer of Berkeley, Calif., and Julie Kauer of Barrington, R.I.; and two nephews, Samuel and Benjamin McCormick. <br /> <br /> He was a loving son and brother, and a devoted uncle. Fred enriched the lives of those who knew him and will be missed by all. <br /> <br /> A funeral service was held at 11 <br /> <br /> a. m. on Friday, March 30, 2007 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610- 444-4116), 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, Pa. Family and friends were invited to call from 10 a.m. to 11 <br /> <br /> a. m. Interment was in Longwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a contribution in Fred’s memory may be made to San Francisco State University, Office of Alumni Relations, 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, Calif., 94132, Attn: Doug Hupke, Phone: 415-405-3824. Online condolences may be sent to www. <br /> <br />

clyde P. randow

Clyde P. Randow, 69, of Kirkwood died on Sunday, March 25, 2007 at his son’s residence in Peach Bottom. <br /> <br /> Born in Little Britain, he was the son of the late Frank A. and Minnie Hoffman Randow. <br /> <br /> Clyde was employed with the United Carpenters Local #465, Philadelphia District, retiring in 1992. <br /> <br /> He is survived by two sons, Anthony <br /> <br /> P. Randow and Michael L. Randow; a daughter, Cathy A. Tate; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Craig. <br /> <br /> Relatives and friends were invited to call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc. 86 Pine St. Oxford, Pa. <br /> <br /> Interment was private. <br /> <br /> Funeral arrangements were handled by the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford, Pa. <br /> <br /> Online condolences may be sent at


Bernie Alexander, age 55, of Newark, De, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on March 27, 2007 after a brave and courageous battle with Lou Gehrigs Disease. Mr. Alexander was born on June 29, 1951 in Coatesville, Pa. <br /> <br /> He attended Octorara High School, Lincoln University, and graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College with a degree in Fire Protection Engineering Technology. He was a member of Cochranville Fire Company and Union Fire Company in Oxford, Pa for 35 years. <br /> <br /> Bernie worked for the University of Delaware as their fire protection engineer/fire marshal for 19 years. <br /> <br /> Previously he was employed by the city of Newark, Del., and P.S.E. & G. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander were founders of First Experience Preschool and Childcare Center. <br /> <br /> Bernie was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Newark, De and served as trustee. <br /> <br /> Bernie was predeceased by his brother, Wesley Alexander. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan (McGeehan) Alexander; his son Shawn and daughter Kristen of Newark, Del.; his parents Maurice <br /> <br /> W. and Eleanor Alexander of Cochranville, Pa.; his sister Linda Punchard and her husband Mark of Gettysburg, Pa; his nephew MAURICE B. ALEXANDER Mark Punchard and wife Mandy; and their three children; his niece Stephanie Punchard of Gettysburg, Pa; and numerous other beloved family and cherished friends. <br /> <br /> His hobbies were carpentry, gardening, and traveling. Bernie enjoyed the fellowship and love family and friends. He was beloved by all. <br /> <br /> The Memorial Service was held on Monday April 2, 2007 at 11:30 am at First Presbyterian Church, 292 West Main Street, Newark, Del., 19711. Interment was private. <br /> <br /> Friends were invited to call on Sunday April 1, 2007 from 5 <br /> <br /> p. m. to 8 p.m. at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, Del., 19707. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church or Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, Del., 1981

robert m. mclaugHlin

Robert M. McLaughlin, age 63, of Wilmington, Del., passed away at his residence on Friday, March 30, 2007. <br /> <br /> Born in West Chester, Pa., he was the son of Frances McLaughlin Foster, and the late Wallace P. McLaughlin, Sr. He was the stepson of Robert E. Foster. <br /> <br /> He was a sheet metal worker for various companies. <br /> <br /> Bobby was a 1962 graduate of Kennett High School. After school, he served in the U.S. Navy, aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. America. <br /> <br /> He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church and the Italian-American Club, both in Kennett Square. <br /> <br /> Bobby enjoyed cooking, and was a computer Guru. <br /> <br /> In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by one brother, Thomas E. McLaughlin of Ocean City, Md.; many nieces and nephews; and a long time friend, Herb. <br /> <br /> Services and burial will be private. <br /> <br /> Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, Pa. Online condolences may be made by visiting

William J. HugHes

William J. Hughes, 91, of Oxford, formerly of West Grove and London Grove Village passed away on Monday, March 26, 2007 at Ware Presbyterian Village. He was the husband of the late Miriam Pierce Hughes who passed away in 1991, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. <br /> <br /> He was a member of Unionville Presbyterian Church. <br /> <br /> A truck driver he was employed by <br /> <br /> P. E. Kramme until his retirement in 1979, before which he was employed by Vernon T. Mercer. <br /> <br /> He was a member of lifetime member of Downingtown Moose Lodge # <br /> <br /> 1153. He enjoyed horses, hunting and the outdoors. <br /> <br /> Survivors include three sons, Harold Hughes and his wife, Nancy of McVeyville, Larry Hughes and his wife, Betty of Landenberg, and W. John Hughes of West Grove; one daughter, Dianne Hughes Hylton of West Grove; one brother, Robert Dunn of Gap; two sisters, Katherine Fenstermacher of Smyrna, Del., and Jean Peirson of Kennett Square; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. <br /> <br /> Friends were invited to visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Cleveland & Grieco Funeral Home, 221- 223 Pennsylvania Ave. Avondale, Pa., 19311 where the funeral service followed at 11 a.m. Interment was in New London United Methodist Church Cemetery, New London, Pa., 19360. <br /> <br /> Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecofuneralhomes. com

sHirley J. Williams

Shirley J. Williams age 65, of West Grove died Monday March 26, 2007 at her home. She was the wife of the late Curtis Williams who died in 1972. <br /> <br /> Born in Chester, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Richard and Francis Manahan Ernst. <br /> <br /> She was a graduate of Avon Grove High School. She loved animals and birds, especially her pet bird Krissy and her pet fish “Bo Jangles.” Survivors include one son, David “Blevins” Dwyer of West Grove; four daughters, Pam Reinhardt and husband Frank of Oxford, Linda Blevins and husband Joe of Avondale, Bonnie Potter and husband Wayne of Lincoln University Pa., and Theresa Lemus of Chatham Pa.; one brother, Richard Ernst of North Carolina; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. <br /> <br /> A funeral service in celebration of Shirley’s life was held at 2 p.m. on Friday March 30, 2007 at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home (610-869-2685) 200 Rose Hill Rd. West Grove, Pa., 19390. Friends and family were invited to call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. before the service. Interment was in Oxford Cemetery. Memorial Contributions in her memory may be made to the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home Inc at the above address. Online condolences may be made at www. <br /> <br />

JoHn Hunt kinnaird

John Hunt Kinnaird, 45, of Allentown, formerly of Oxford, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. <br /> <br /> Born in Franklin, Pa., he was a son of John Orr and Bertha Hunt Kinnaird of Nottingham. <br /> <br /> John is dearly loved by thousands of young people in the Allentown area where for many years he spent 15 hours a week in the schools, mostly public but some private, bringing a message of acceptance of the handicapped, of avoidance of sex before marriage, of respect for human life from inception as bearing the image of God, and of trusting in the work of Jesus the Christ of God as one’s Lord and Savior. <br /> <br /> He is survived by his parents; his sister, Malissa Files and her husband, Clint Files, of Huntingdon Valley; his sister, Deborah Perry, and her husband, Jim Perry, of Vienna, Va.; his brother, Malcolm Kinnaird, and his wife, Justine Kinnaird, of Cedarbrook, Wis.; his brother, David Kinnaird and his wife, Rachael Kinnaird, of Philadelphia; and ten nieces and nephews. <br /> <br /> Relatives and friends were invited to call from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2007 at the Living Hope Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Rd. Allentown, Pa. A worship service was held at 1 <br /> <br /> p. m. on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Living Hope Orthodox Presbyterian Church. <br /> <br /> A graveside worship service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, 2007, at the Fremont Cemetery, 321 Fremont Rd. Nottingham. Interment followed at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in John’s memory may be made to the Romanian Christian Enterprises, 21058 Unison Rd., Middleburg, Va., 20117, a Christian ministry to handicapped and orphaned children in Romania. <br /> <br /> Funeral arrangements were handled by the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford, Pa. <br /> <br /> Online condolences may be sent to

James sHeeHan moran

James Sheehan Moran, of Jenner’s Pond, Jennersville, Pa., died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on March 30, following a difficult illness. <br /> <br /> Jim was born in Atlantic City, <br /> <br /> N. J. and raised in Philadelphia, Pa., where he lived until his marriage in 1957. He was the son of the late John Henry Moran and Mae Sheehan Moran. <br /> <br /> He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Cahoon Moran; four children, Kathryn Moran of Landenberg, Pa., Kerstin Lee Mockrish of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sean Sheehan Moran of Clear Lake, Iowa, and Karen Marie Moran of Charlottesville, Va.; twelve grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Joan Bense and Mary Mahal; and one brother, Laurence Moran. <br /> <br /> In addition to his parents, he was pre-deceased by two brothers, John Henry (Jack) Moran and William Aaman, as well as a sister, Muriel Moore. <br /> <br /> Jim graduated from Roman Catholic High School and received a B.S. in textile engineering from the Philadelphia Textile Institute. <br /> <br /> After working for Swift & Company for one year, he began his career with E. I. duPont & Nemours Company in Wilmington, Del., where he began as a purchasing clerk and retired as Manager of the Energy & Materials Department in 1985. <br /> <br /> Jim was known and respected by his business associates and friends for his honesty and fair dealing. His family takes comfort in knowing that he now has the “peace and quiet” he frequently requested. <br /> <br /> Burial will be private, and a Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. <br /> <br /> In lieu of flowers, a contribution in Jim’s memory may be made to the Jenner’s Pond Benevolent Fund, 2000 Greenbriar Lane, West Grove, Pa., 19390. <br /> <br /> Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Inc., Kennett Square, Pa. Online condolences may be made by visiting

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