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East Goshen Township mourns the passing of a fine man and loyal public servant, Ralph F Brown.
Ralph F. Brown, 91, of West Chester, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Neighborhood Hospice Inpatient Unit in West Chester. He was the husband of Eula Brown, with whom he shared 71 years of marriage. Born in Alvarado, Va., he was the son of the late Jacob Lee and Inez Chaple Brown. Ralph was a farmer, a service manager at M S Yearsley & Sons in West Chester, and the Fire Marshall for East and West Goshen townships. He was a life member of the Goshen Fire Company. He enjoyed hunting and camping. In addition to his wife, Ralph is survived by two sons, Michael Brown and his wife, Kathleen, and David Brown, all of West Chester; three grandsons; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty McMillan of Pottstown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ralph W. Brown and three brothers, James, Jack and Ernest. Family and friends are invited to a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the Founds Funeral Home, Inc., 229 South High Street, West Chester, 610-696-0134. For those who are able to attend, there will be a brief graveside service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 23rd at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, 2321 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008. The family would like to invite everyone to join them for a time of fellowship and light refreshments beginning at 12 noon on Thursday, May 23rd at the Goshen Fire Company, 1320 Park Avenue, West Chester, PA 19380. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Ralph’s name to the Goshen Fire Company at the above address. Arrangements are being handled by the Founds Funeral Home, Inc., West Chester, 610-696-0134. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.foundsfuneralhome.com.
Mark your calendar! – West Goshen Township to Host a free Anything with a PlugTM Recycling Event on June 1, 2013 for All Area Residents (Includes East Goshen Residents) from 9:00am to 1:00pm. More Information
East Goshen Township Residents:
On June 3rd at 7:00 pm you are
invited to a meeting at the
Township Building to help
develop a preferred
vision for the Township.
Bicycling in Chester County is on the rise. On Friday May 10thour County Commissioners signed a proclamation declaring May to be Bike Month in Chester County. Our trail system is growing, several regions have completed or are completing Bike/Pedestrian plans and membership in local bike clubs is soaring. In an effort to make our county’s roads safer for all, on May 1st, the Chester County Cycling Coalition launched the first ever Share the Road Campaign in Chester County.
Share The Road Flyer
The East Goshen Historical Commission is presenting CIVIL WAR 1863 - A TIME OF CHANGE. Visit Historic Goshenville at Route 352 and East Boot Road on Saturday, June 1 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. See details here.
Join us for a fun exercise class featuring line dancing. The class will occur on Mondays from 1:00-1:55pm beginning June 3rd and ending on July 8th. Line Dancing Flyer
Youth Recreation Day Camp July 1 – Aug 2 Monday – Friday – Simply the best!
The next East Goshen Summer Farmers Market will be on Thursday, May 23rd from 3 pm – 7 pm at the East Goshen Township Park. Click here for more information.
Volunteer for Friends of East Goshen, a nonprofit charged with raising funds for the betterment of the Township and community at large! +Read More