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David H. Voorhees

March 2, 1942 ~ July 23, 2018 (age 76)

David H. Voorhees, 76, of West Chester, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018 at home, surrounded by loved ones. 

He was the husband of 50 years of Catherine Durant Voorhees, father of Carolyn Voorhees Scherer and Cynthia Voorhees, grandfather of Jimmy and Julia Scherer. He was born March 2, 1942, in Oak Park, IL. 

David graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology and spent his career as an architect. He served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves during the Vietnam War. David served as a deacon in the Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed composing and playing music, model railroading, writing poetry and drawing cartoons. 

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation from 10-11am on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church of West Chester, 130 W. Miner St. West Chester, PA 19382, followed by his Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, at the address above or Neighborhood Hospice, 400 E. Marshall St. West Chester, PA. 19380, or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL. 60611.  


Donations may be made to:

First Presbyterian Church
130 West Miner Street, West Chester PA 19382

Penn Medicine Hospice of Chester County
400 E. Marshall St., West Chester PA 19380
Tel: 1-610-696-6511

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
230 E. Ohio St., Suite 500, Chicago IL 60611

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