Penncrest Grad, Developer, Among Media Obits
Recent death notices for local residents.
Read below a list of a few recent death notices for residents in the greater Media area.
Roger Benson, 53, of Media
Roger, a loving father, son and brother, was baptized and became a member of St. Paul Baptist Church in West Chester. He attended Rose Tree Media School District and graduated from Penncrest High School. He was also active in sports. [Legacy.com/Delco Times]
Richard Charles, 85, of Media
Richard graduated from South Philadelphia High School in Philadelphia in 1946. He served in the Navy from 1947 to 1948. When he returned from overseas he married his high school sweetheart Theresa Rowan. Richard started his construction and development career, first as a carpenter then a general contractor and developer. Richard constructed many homes and commercial buildings throughout the Delaware Valley.
Richard was a modern day "MacGyver," there was nothing he could not build or fix. Richard was an avid golfer who enjoyed his many golf trips and all of his friends at Bala Golf Club and Rolling Green Country Club in Springfield. However, it was his commitment to his faith, family and friends that were his greatest accomplishments. [Legacy.com/philly.com]