Chester Obituaries

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  • Saturday Apr 18 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    Mom, babysitter charged with murder in death of 2-ye...

    Shannon M. Matthews, 30, was escorted out of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Friday following the formal charges filed against her that included third-degree murder, simple assault, aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children, involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy to commit third-degree murder. MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> Two-year-old Mason Hunt was "terrorized during the last two days of his life," Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan said Friday announcing the arrests of the boy's mother and her boyfriend on third-degree murder, aggravated assault and related offenses.

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  • Friday Apr 17 | via Monterey County Herald 

    Carmel Valleya s Darby Worth: Looking to plant a legacy

    CARMEL >> As a parting gift to Mother Earth, Darby Worth wants to be buried in her own front yard, without the use of toxic embalming fluids, and then she wants to do whatever decomposing bodies do to push up a garden. Worth, who is 90, has shared her final wish via letters and phone calls to Gov. Jerry Brown, Rep. Sam Farr, the county health and planning departments, and all of the Monterey County supervisors.

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  • Monday Mar 30 | via Philly.com 

    Paying respects to one who was 'precious to God'

    On her good days, she picked up trash in a patch of parkland off the Avenue of the States where she liked to sit. She gave away some of the little money she got from Social Security to people who said they needed it.

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