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Constance L. Gentry

October 22, 1935 — March 22, 2023

West Grove, PA


Constance L. Gentry, age 87, of West Grove, Pennsylvania, passed away on March 21, 2023, at Christiana Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Coatesville, PA, she was the daughter of Walter MacDonald and Viola (Riale) MacDonald.  She was the spouse of the late Bob Gentry with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.   

Connie worked as a nurse’s aide at Pocopson Home in West Chester, PA, for 45 years and retired in 2012.  She enjoyed doing puzzles, going to flea markets, and traveling.  Connie loved anything related to Disney world, Disney movies, or Disney characters.  She loved life, her family, doing yard-work, and the TV show, “Survivor.”  

Connie is survived by her two sons, Barry Gentry of Coatesville, PA; and Terry Gentry (Judy) of West Grove, PA.  She is also survived by her granddaughter, Tara Stanley (Brandon) of Tennessee; and 4 great grandchildren, Skyler, Alexis, Alyssa, and Brandon Jr.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Connie is predeceased by her sister, Bonnie Schoshinski.   

You are invited to visit Connie’s family and friends on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the Church of the Nazarene Gathering Room, 240 State Road, West Grove, PA 19390.  The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will immediately follow at Oxford Cemetery, North 3rd Street, Oxford, PA 19363. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Kennett Area Community Services, 136 West Cedar Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. 

Arrangements are by Matthew Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. (484-734-8100) of Kennett Square.  To view Connie’s online tribute, please visit 

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