● By J. Chambless
JUDITH ANN KING
Judith Ann King, 67, of Fruitland, Fla., formerly of Nottingham, Pa., passed away on Nov. 4 at her home.
She was the wife of Samuel C. King, with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Clement Earl and Margie Ruth Jones Kent. She graduated from Oxford Area High School. She was a retired manager for Acme Markets in Oxford. Formerly, she was employed with Staples as a manager in Wilmington. She was a member of the Nottingham Presbyterian Church and attended The Power Place in Kennett Square. She enjoyed making arts and crafts.
She is survived by her husband; one son, Jeffrey A. King and his wife Susan E. of Nottingham; three grandchildren, Jennifer, Justin and Jeffrey Allen King, Jr; one great-granddaughter Allison Grace King; and one brother, William Kent of Nottingham.
Services and interment are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
MARK A. HOLLINGER
Mark A. Hollinger, 58, passed away in his Kennett Square home on Nov. 5 after a year-long battle with glioblastoma multiforme.
He was the devoted husband of Ellen Vosburg Hollinger, with whom he shared 26 years of marriage. Born in Lancaster, Pa., and raised in Woodstown, N.J., he was a son of John Hollinger III of Audubon, and the late Marilyn Herman Hollinger. He is also survived by two loving sons, Andrew of Conshochocken, and Jack of Kennett Square; two brothers, John and his wife Denice, and Thomas and his wife April, both of Woodstown, N.J.; and one sister, Ann Grogan and her husband John of Sarasota, Fla.
Mark graduated from Northern Michigan University with a BS in marketing. He enjoyed 31 years with Mannington Mills, Inc., in Salem, N.J. He served as an officer of the company and VP of distributor network and strategic accounts. He served on the board of directors of the National Association of Floor Covering Distributors, as well as on the board of governors at the Kennett Square Golf and Country Club. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Advent, where he served on the vestry and as the people's warden. He formed many close relationships with everyone he worked with, and he was held in high regard.
Mark could often be found spending time with his loving family watching Eagles games, attending Dave Matthews concerts, or in the company of his many friends. He enjoyed playing lunchtime basketball at Mannington, long-distance cycling, and his true love, golfing. In his honor, the KSG&CC recently named the annual father-son golf outing The Hollinger Cup. He was affectionately referred to as "Big Boy" as a testament not only to his stature but to his big heart.
Ellen, Andrew, and Jack would like to express their gratitude to all the friends and family who held Mark up in prayer, brought countless meals, drove to treatment, or simply visited with Mark. Your friendship gave him hope along this journey, and ultimately provided him with peace and comfort.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 at Willowdale Chapel (675 Unionville Rd., Kennett Square). A reception will follow at the church. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. To view an online tribute and to share a memory with his family, visit www.griecocares.com.
IAN WILLIAM FISCHER
Ian William Fischer, 17, of Pilesgrove, N.J., and New London, Pa., died suddenly on Nov. 6 in Salem County, N.J., as a result of a car accident.
Born in Media, he was a son of William J. Fischer, Jr., and his wife Lori of Pilesgrove, N.J., and Lisa Gourdier Malone and her husband Walter of New London. Ian was a senior at Salem County Vocational Technical School in the auto body training division. He attended Avon Grove School District up until ninth grade, before moving to New Jersey. He loved cars and was restoring a 1978 Corvette. He also enjoyed glassblowing, skateboarding, fishing, snowboarding, going to the beach, sport clay shooting, pheasant hunting, and hanging out with his friends.
Survivors include, in addition to his parents and stepparents, his paternal grandparents, William and Elaine Margist Fischer, Sr., of Aston; his maternal grandparents, John and Madeline Cusumano Gourdier of Glen Mills; seven brothers and sisters, Katarina and Kyle Fischer of New London, Christopher, Samantha and Katie Malone of New London, Krista Cannavo of Newark, Del., and Tanner Cannavo of Milford, Del.; a nephew, Dominic Biscoe; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A visitation with family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12 at the D'Anjolell Stigale Memorial Home & Cremation Services, Inc. (3260 Concord Rd., Aston, Pa.), and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church (3255 Concord Rd., Aston). His mass of Christian burial will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Interment will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Springfield. Contributions in his memory may be made to the SCVTS Foundation c/o the Ian Fischer Scholarship Fund, PO Box 350, Woodstown, NJ 08098, attention: Jason Helder. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, visit www.griecocares.com.
Esther DiGuiseppe DiAngelis, 96, of Kennett Square, died on Nov. 7 at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was the wife of the late Alfonse DiAngelis, who died in 1996, and with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Kennett Square, she was the daughter of the late Pietro and the late Lucia (Martelli) DiGuiseppe. She worked at the cafeteria at Kennett High School and Three Little Bakers for many years. She was a member of the Italian American Club ladies auxiliary. She loved walking the track at the Kennett YMCA almost daily up until the age of 90. Most important in her life were her friends and family.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Carol Minch and her husband Dennis of Kennett Square; one son, Alfonse DiAngelis and his wife Helga of Wilmington, Del.; one sister, Dolly Blake of Kennett Square; two grandchildren, Erin Orlando and her husband Anthony of Kennett, and Matt Minch and his wife Beth of Sadsbury Township; three great-grandchildren, Caleb, Janey and Myles; and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation with family and friends will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (250 W. State St., Kennett Square). A memorial service celebrating her life will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in her memory may be made to Kennett Area Community Service, or KACS, P.O. Box 1025, Kennett Square, PA 19348. To share a memory with her family, visit www.griecocares.com.