Obituaries for the week of May 25
● By J. Chambless
HARRY A. HANEY
Harry Andrew Haney, 85, of Cochranville, passed away on May 16 at his residence.
Born in Londonderry Township, he was the son of the late James C. and Hazel Fox Haney. He was a 1947 graduate of Avon Grove High School. He was a machinist at CDS Analytical in Oxford for 40 years, retiring in 2003. Harry enjoyed gardening, bluegrass music, trips to Bell Bank Bridge, and being with his family and friends.
He is survived by one son, H. James Haney of Bear, Del.; three daughters, Jean A. Casey of West Grove, Susan N. Haney of Cochranville, and Shelley A. Yarnall and her husband Earl of West Grove; two brothers, Frank E. Haney of Oxford, and J. Latta Haney of Christiana; two sisters, Helen H. Tice of Cochranville, and Joyce H. Dorazio of West Grove; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one sister, Lillian E. Groff; and four brothers, Coulson, George, Robert and Ralph Haney.
A visitation with family and friends will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on May 29 at Manor Presbyterian Church (505 Street Road, Cochranville). His memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be the Faggs Manor Cemetery. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com.
DOUGLAS M. PATRICK
Douglas M. Patrick, 73, of Nottingham, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 19.
Born in Amigo, W.Va., in 1942, he was the son of the late Bart and Edith Palmer Patrick. He is survived by, and was the beloved husband of 53 years to, Nellie L. Patrick. He was employed with Herrs Food Corporation for 15 years as a security guard, after retiring in 2000 from Chrysler Corporation in Newark, Del., after 37 and a half years. Prior to employment, he served in the United States Air Force. Doug was a member of Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Dusty Patrick and his wife Gina of Milford, Conn., and Robert Patrick and his wife Beth of Nottingham; one granddaughter, Robin K. Patrick of Milford, Conn.; three step-grandchildren, Dianna Glassman and husband Andrew of Salisbury, Md., Scott Robinson of Yardley, Pa., and Noah Robinson of Oxford; two sisters, Shirley Kirk and husband Forrest of Little Britain, Pa., and Debbie Lawson and husband,Larry of Walkertown, N.C.; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews; and great-great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Keys and Sue Warden; and two brothers, James Patrick and Bob Patrick.
Funeral services were held May 23. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church, 303 W. Christine Rd., Nottingham, PA 19362. Online condolences may sent at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
DORCAS D. OSBORNE
Dorcas D. Osborne, 83, of Oxford, passed away on May 17 at Jennersville Regional Hospital.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Myron E. and Elizabeth Gleason Doucette. She graduated from Hofstra University. She was a medic in Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company and at horse shows. Dorcas lived in Oxford since 1993. She formerly resided in the Reading area. She was a United States Equestrian Federation steward and rule enforcer for over 30 years, retiring in 2014. She was a horse show mom from 1972 to 1982, volunteered at the Reading Hospital, and enjoyed fox hunting.
She is survived by her daughter, Jane E. Osborne and her husband Duane L. Zimmerman of Oxford; and four grandchildren, Kassie Lynn Osborne, Viktoria E. Osborne and Charles Joseph Osborne, and Bradley Osborne. She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Edward Osborne, in 2010.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on June 4 at the Avondale Presbyterian Church (420 Pennsylvania Ave., Avondale, PA), where family and friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
LAWRENCE E. McHENRY
Lawrence E. “Larry” McHenry, 69, of Nottingham, passed away on May 19 at his home.
Born in Toughkenamon, he was the son of the late Earl and Harriett Cochran McHenry. He was the husband of Brenda Gay Jamison McHenry, with whom he shared 15 years of marriage. Larry was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as a medic during the Vietnam War. He retired in 2001 from Chrysler Corporation in Newark, Del., as a final inspector. He was a member and former chaplain of the American Legion Mason Dixon Post No. 194 in Rising Sun, Md., and of the Oxford Lodge No. 353 F.&A.M., and member and bartender of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2666 in Oxford. He was also a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. He enjoyed the history of Gettysburg, reading and hunting.
He was survived by his wife; three stepsons, Vincent Kilpatrick of Newark, Del., Michael Horner (Christine) of Drumore, Pa., and Scott Horner (Heather) of Quarryville, Pa.; one stepdaughter, Shonda Mummaw (Art) of Manheim, Pa.; seven step-grandchildren; seven great-step-grandchildren; one special great-great nephew, Brayden; two brothers, John Summers of Kenton, Del., and Joseph Sexton of Kennett Square; four sisters, Helen Detter of Wilmington, Del., Betty Henley of Phoenixville, Grace Reeser of Christiana, and Mary Lou Fieni of Jennersville. He was preceded in death by a brother, Benjamin Summers.
Funeral services were held May 26. Interment with full military honors was in Oxford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758518, Topeka, KS 66675. Online condolences may sent at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
PATRICIA D. TAYLOR
Patricia D. Taylor, 78, of Cochranville, passed away on May 19 at Seasons Hospice in Newark, Del.
She was the wife of Dr. James H. Taylor, who passed away in 2012, and with whom she shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Fort Washington, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Thelma Huber Downes. She was a homemaker and enjoyed raising orchids, traveling, having parties, all animals, and being with her family and friends. She was a member of the Board of the S.P.C.A., and a member of the American Kennel Club.
She is survived by one daughter, Amy T. Rowe of Cochranville; and one grandson, Daniel H. Rowe.
A visitation with family and friends will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on May 28 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (250 W. State St., Kennett Square). Her memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be private. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com.
DAVID T. JAMISON
David Troy Jamison, 50, of Kirkwood, passed away on May 21 at Mt. Joy Hospice.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Faye D. Waddell Jamison of Nottingham and the late Ralph J. Jamison. David was employed with D.E. DuVall, Inc., in West Grove, as a carpenter and cabinet maker. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2666 in Oxford. He was co-owner of Camp Good Wood in Fulton County. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, repairing small engines, and collecting and repairing everything.
He is survived by his mother; one son, David T. “D.J.” Jamison, Jr.; two stepchildren; one step-granddaughter; four sisters, Leta Pownall of Nottingham, Brenda Gay McHenry of Nottingham, Donna Lee Roland of Quarryville and Angela Faye Tracy of Ashville; three brothers, Ralph Joseph Jamison, Jr. of York, Howard T. Jamison of Nottingham, Allen Scott Jamison of Kirkwood; and his companion, Letitia Dietz.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on May 30 at Ashville Bible Chapel, 842 Ashville Rd., Oxford, PA, where friends and family may visit from 1 to 2 p.m. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.