Charlotte Gillies Madeira

Death Notices | June 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Charlotte Gillies Madeira, our hero, our leader, our inspiration, our rock of Gibraltar, our mother, our friend, died at sunrise, November 18th, 2013, surrounded by faith and love, on Mount Desert Island, ME. Charlotte was born October 2nd, 1925 in Chestnut Hill, PA. She attended Chestnut Hill College of Nursing and was a Registered Nurse […]

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George T. Carr II, architect

Obituaries | June 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

George Tompkins Carr II, 61, an architect, died June 14 after a long illness at his home in Chestnut Hill. Mr. Carr had worked at the firm of Jacob/Wyper Architects in Philadelphia until 1999. Earlier he had worked for what was then Dagit-Saylor Architects. Born in Charlottesville, Va., he received a bachelor’s degree in Latin […]

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Daniel Barton Jr., executive

Obituaries | June 18th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Daniel Barton Jr., 90, formerly of Wyndmoor, an executive in the structural clay products industry, died June 12 of complications of Parkinson’s disease at Southampton Estates. He had been a resident of Gwynedd Estates for the past eight years. Mr. Barton retired in 1996 as president of O.W. Ketchum Inc., manufacturers of architectural terra cotta […]

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Maura W. Lynch, artist and business owner

Obituaries | June 11th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Maura William “Whim” Lynch, 69, of Wyndmoor, an artist who was the owner of two shops in Chestnut Hill, died June 5 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Lynch had operated Nina’s Needlepoint, at 8409 Germantown Ave., from 1971-1976, and Business Unusual from 1972-1982. She also was the co-founder and executive director […]

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Beatty J. Smith, marketing executive

Obituaries | June 11th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Beatty Jennings Smith, 81, formerly of Chestnut Hill, a retired marketing executive at GlaxoSmithKline, died June 3 at the Highlands, a retirement community in Topsham, Maine. After retiring from GlaxoSmithKline in 1986, Mr. Smith became executive vice president of The Church Foundation, the investment office of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania based in Philadelphia, serving […]

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Barbara Wiltbank Allen

Death Notices | June 11th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Barbara Wiltbank Allen passed away peacefully on May 25, 2014 in Wilsonville, OR. Barbara was born on April 26, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA, to George Earl and Eleanor (Louise) Stone Wiltbank. Barbara graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1942, and Wellesley College in 1946. She was married to Charles Maxwell Allen on May 27, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA and spent […]

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Patricia P. B. Wells, editor and community volunteer

Obituaries | June 4th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Patricia Paul Brown Wells, 91, of Chestnut Hill, an editor and community volunteer, died April 30 of Alzheimer’s disease at Chandler Hall Hospice Center in Newtown. A copy editor, manuscript reader and proofreader, Mrs. Wells had developed a specialty in compiling indexes. She had worked for J.B. Lippincott & Co. and The Saturday Evening Post […]

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James F. Sutor

Death Notices | June 4th, 2014 | Leave a comment

James F. Sutor, age 90 of Gladwynne, formerly of Lafayette Hill died Sunday (6/1) at his residence at Waverly Heights in Gladwynne. He was a Retired Vice President and Secretary for the Board of Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. Phila. Pa. Mr. Sutor was born in Phila., PA, the son of the late Dr. Frederick […]

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David H. Kinley Jr.

Death Notices | June 4th, 2014 | Leave a comment

David H. Kinley Jr., age 91 of Worcester formerly of Blue Bell and Roxborough, died Wednesday (5/28) at the Meadowood Retirement Community in Worcester,Pa. He was a Attorney and retired Judge. Mr. Kinley Jr. was born in Phila., PA, the son of the late David and the late Florence Hill Kinley Sr. Husband of the […]

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Dante Mattioni, trial lawyer

Obituaries | May 29th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Dante Mattioni, 83, of Chestnut Hill, a trial lawyer who operated his own firm in Philadelphia for 45 years, died May 5 of complications from congestive heart failure at the Hospice of Philadelphia-Falls center. Mr. Mattioni founded his firm, Mattioni Ltd., in 1963, specializing in admiralty and maritime law based on his own experience as […]

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