Patsy Villano Kinzinger pt1

19 Dec 1970 (Sat.) car accident when Patsy Villano was killed and the sad phone call came in as I was decorating the Christmas tree with Mom-Mom in Birdsboro.

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Patsy Villano Kinzinger pt1 - Businessman, Woman Die In Area Crash A Spring...
Businessman, Woman Die In Area Crash A Spring City businessman and a Phoenixville woman were killed early Saturday morning following a headon collision on Route 724 at Mare’s Hill Road. Joseph M. McConnell, 42, 16 Carringan Lane, Spring City and Mrs. Patricia (Villano) Kinzinger, 21, 10 South Spring Lane, Phoenixville were dead on arrival at Phoenixville Hospital. Chester County Coroner Dr. Donald D. Harrop said McConnell McConnell died of a crushed chest and Mrs. Kinzinger’s death was the result of a fractured skull and crushed chest. Also injured in the accident was Gerald J. Shear, 22, 303 Union St., Royersford, a passenger in thé Kinzinger vehicle. He was treated at Phoenixville Phoenixville Hospital for lacerations of the left upper lip and chin and and released in the care of his personal physician. CROSSED LANE Reports indicate McConnell, traveling alone, was heading north on Route 724 when the Kinzinger auto crossed the center line of the highway, hitting McConnell head-on. Richard Gates, East Pikeland police chief is in charge of the investigation. Troopers .lohn Brennen and James Boyd from the Exton Barracks assisted. McConnel was born in Coatesville, the son of Joseph M. and Elizabeth (Lemke) McConnell, 547 Nutt Road. He attended Mont Clare Elementary School and graduated from Phoenixville High School in 1946. Upon graduation he entered t h e furniture and office equipment business before becoming president of Alert Systems Inc., 1326 Charlestown Road. He was a past president of the Phoenixville Jaycees and was the first member of the Phoenixville association to be selected for a state post. A member of First United Methodist Church, he also was a member of Warren Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, Collegeviile, and the Liberty Fire Co., Spring City. Surviving with his widow and parents are four children, Desiree, 16; Scott, 14; Douglas, 11 and Cheri Lynn, 10, all at home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday from the (Continued on Pag« Three)

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  1. The Mercury,
  2. 21 Dec 1970, Mon,
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  • Patsy Villano Kinzinger pt1 — 19 Dec 1970 (Sat.) car accident when Patsy Villano was killed and the sad phone call came in as I was decorating the Christmas tree with Mom-Mom in Birdsboro.

    Bebe – 26 Jun 2013

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