Obituaries for the week of May 28
● By J. Chambless
EDWIN M. COX
Edwin Morris Cox, 82 of West Grove, passed on May 21 at home.
He was the husband of Carol Sue Baugus Cox, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Mouth of Wilson, Va., he was the son of the late Troy, Jr., and Marilyn Osborne Cox. He was a member of the New London United Methodist Church. Edwin was self-employed as a farmer, truck driver and mushroom grower. Edwin loved his grandchildren. He enjoyed taking his dog, Diesel, to his house in Virginia and loved riding on the New River. He enjoyed gardening and was a hard worker.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Sue Baugus Cox; one brother, Joseph Samuel Cox (Debbie) of Landenberg; two daughters, Sharon Susanne Shan of West Grove, and Theresa Louise Riale (Paul) of West Grove; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held May 26. Interment was in the New London United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Miracle League of the Triangle, P.O. Box 4193, Cary, NC 27519; or the Autism Society of North Carolina, Attn: Donations Coordinator, 5121 Kingdom Way, Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27607. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
L. HERBERT LANGILLE
Herbert Langille (Herb), 88, of West Grove, passed away on May 20 at home.
He was the husband of Elvira Luce Langille, with whom he spent 57 years of marriage. Born in Waukegan, Ill., he was the son of the late Burton and Myrtle Murphy Langille. Both parents were Canadians. Herb was a member of the Canadian Seamen’s Union and joined the Union in Halifax Nova Scotia in 1944, when he was 14 years old, to help support his mother and five younger siblings after his father passed away in May 1944. He served at sea for nearly two years, and he was in a convoy on the Canadian Merchant Marines when Normandy was invaded. Herb was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He also sailed for Atlantic Richfield Refinery for many years, and Sun Oil Company. As a skilled carpenter, he liked working with wood and splitting wood. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and he especially enjoyed the outdoors. He was a fan of the Philadelphia Flyers and later in life he became huge fan of WWE wrestling.
He is survived by his wife; one stepson, David Gartside (Connie) of Brookhaven, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Teresa Griego (James) of Grants, N.M., and Diane Kuhn (late Charles) of West Grove; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gary Langille of Newark, Del., and Bert Langille (Beatrice) of Newfoundland, Pa.; and one sister, Laurel Saint Germain (Dennis) of Rehoboth, Del.; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-great-grandchild, Jeremy Caron (infant); one stepson, Michael Gartside; four brothers, Frank Langille, Clyde Langille, Douglas Langille and Glenn Langille; and four sisters, Audrey Langille, Evelyn Willa, Glenda Langille (infant) and Joan Hardy.
A celebration of life service will be held on a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517; or Willow Tree Hospice, 2470, 616 E. Cypress St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
ANGELINE E. SOUDERS
Angeline E. Souders, 62, of Peach Bottom, passed away on May 22 at the Union Hospital in Elkton, Md.
She was the wife of John L. Souders, with who she shared 27 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of Arturo Burgos, Sr., of Puerto Rico, and the late Margaret Criddle. Angeline enjoyed playing slot machines, her dogs, all animals, and being with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by two sons, Daniel L. Reburn, Jr. of Elkton, Md., and David A. Reburn of York, Pa.; two brothers, Antonio Burgos of Dover, Del., and Pedro Burgos of Penns Grove, N.J.; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by one brother, Arturo Burgos, Jr.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. May 29 at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home (200 Rose Hill Rd., West Grove). Her service and burial are private. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, visit www.griecocares.com.
ANNA M. MARRONGELLI
Anna M. Marrongelli, 86, of West Grove, passed away on May 26 at her residence.
She was the wife of Dominic Marrongelli, who passed away in 2013, and with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Mountain City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Stacy Proffitt and the late Emma Pearl South Proffitt. Anna had worked at various area greenhouses. She enjoyed playing cards, games, bingo, and being with her family and friends.
She is survived by two brothers, Larry Proffitt and Clifton “Tip” Proffitt, both of Mountain City; and her niece, Kay Zunino and her husband Anthony, who were her caregivers. Anna’s service and burial will be held privately. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, visit www.griecocares.com.
NICHOLAS J. VINCENTI
Nicholas J. Vincenti, 97, of Glen Mills, passed away on May 24 at his residence.
He was the husband of Teresa Catena Vincenti, who passed away in 2015, and with whom he share 65 years of marriage. Born in Wet Grove, he was the son of the late Armando Vincenti and the late Ginevra DiAlfonso Vincenti. He was a purchasing agent at Hercules in Wilmington, Del., retiring in 1986 after 40 years of service. Nicholas served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kennett Square. He was an avid golfer.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews, and was preceased by ten brothers and sisters.
A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (250 W. State St., Kennett Square). His service will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church (212 Meredith St., Kennett Square). Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kennett Square. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to St. Patrick Church, 205 Lafayette Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, visit www.griecocares.com.
VELMA R. WILSON
Velma R. Wilson, 98, of Landenberg, passed away on May 25 at Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford.
She was the wife of the late Col. Edwin C. Wilson. Born in Lincoln University, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ella Crowl Nieweg. Velma graduated from Oxford High and West Chester Teachers College. After one year of teaching, she enlisted in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and served two years. She married while in the service and accompanied her husband on most of his assignments during his 22 years of service. Her hobbies were stone masonry, gardening and quilting.
She is survived by two daughters, Lorna D. Wilson of Newark, Del., and Rebecca K. Lewis of Landenberg; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ella Luff. She was preceded in death by one son, Terrence E. Wilson; and one grandson, Zechariah Wilson.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. June 2 at the New London Presbyterian Church (1986 Newark Rd., New London), where friends and family may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in New London Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Charitable donations may be made to the New London Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 125 Saginaw Rd., New London, PA 19352. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.
KENNETH RICHARD FOULTZ
Richard “Bud” Foultz, 87, of Malvern, passed away on May
27 at the Coatesville Veterans Administration Hospice Center.
He was the husband of the late Helen Anne Renzi Foultz, who he married in June of 1952. Helen passed away in 1998. Bud was born in 1930 in Marticville, Pa., son of the late Charles Wolbert and Laura Ann Dissinger Foultz. He was raised in the Oxford area. He registered for the draft in 1948 and was almost immediately drafted into the Army Reserves for six years near the end of WWII, served in Germany during the Berlin Airlift (April 1948-May 1949) and was recalled to active duty on Sept. 25, 1950 and served until Oct. 17, 1951 in Korea with A1 Korn 1st IT INF. He was a member of the Mason-Dixon Post 194 American Legion, Rising Sun, Md. Bud was an auto mechanic, and in later years repaired small engines.
He is survived by a sister, Carolyn W., wife of Ralph Newbert of Rockland, Maine; a special niece, Bonnie, wife of Clayton Hutchins of Willow Street, Pa.; and many special nieces and nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Howard, Elwood, Ellen “Sis” Jones, Charles Jr., and Sherman “Sonny” Foultz.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. May 30 at Oxford Cemetery (220 N. Third St., Oxford). In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington D.C. 20090-8018. Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.