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Janet McGrath Mancill

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Janet McGrath Mancill, 80 Of Kennett Square, PA Janet McGrath Mancill, 80, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Chester County Hospital. She was the wife of Robert F. Mancill II, with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Boise, ID, she was the daughter of the late James and Mabel Stevens McGrath. She was a graduate of Evanston High School in Evanston, IL and a member of the Class of 1954 at Beloit College in Wisconsin. She studied at the Chicago Art Institute, attended the Art Student League in New York City and she studied under Tom Bostelle in the 1960's. She was a member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society and the Evergreen Garden Club in West Grove, PA, and the Hockessin Monthly Meeting, Hockessin, DE. Janet was an artist, worked in New York City and Wilmington as a graphic artist in the 1950's, then taught art in her home studio from the 1960's. She was a devoted wife and mother and took an active role with her three sons' extracurricular activities, mainly sports. Survivors: Her husband Robert F. Mancill II of Pocopson Home; 3 sons James B. Mancill and his wife Lynn of Hilton Head Island, SC, Thomas M. Mancill and his wife Barbara of West Chester, PA and Robert F. Mancill III of Pike Creek, DE; grandchildren Ashley, Alexandria, Clayton, Travis, Harrison and Chase; and former daughter-in-law Laura Lynch and her daughter Rachel. Pre-deceased by brother Donald McGrath. Visitation: You are invited to visit with her family and friends 4 to 6 Friday evening October 19, 2012 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA, 610-444-4116. Memorial service will follow at 6 PM. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chester County Art Association, 100 North Bradford Avenue, West Chester, PA 19382 Online condolences: www.griecocares.com

Published in The Daily Times on Oct. 16, 2012
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