Funeral Homes in Cheyney, PA

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Zip codes in the city: 19319.

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Donohue Funeral Home Incorporated

The 115 year old, family-owned and operated Donohue Funeral Home, was originally located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 54th and Market Streets. The business today has funeral homes in Newtown Square, West Chester, Downingtown, Upper Darby and...

D'Anjolell Memorial Homes

Our memorial home was established in 1963 and "A Tradition of Service to the Community" continues to be our motto.Our mission is to serve, educate and care. and provide the best information on death, dying and bereavement.In your busy schedule at...

Krienen-Griffith Incorporated

Krienen-Griffith Funeral Home began as a partnership in 1917 by two brothers, Carl H. Krienen and William J. Krienen. The company, at that time, was known as Krienen Brothers Funeral Home. In 1917, Krienen Brothers was located at 1216 Conrad...

William R May Funeral Home Incorporated

For over to 60 years the William R. May Funeral Home has served our community and surrounding neighborhoods with a true dedication to excellence. The cornerstone of our service has always been our personal and professional care, and that...

Wetzel & Son Funeral Home Incorporated

John Wetzel established Wetzel and Son in 1881. The first funeral home was located at 2328-30 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Today, Bob and Erich Wetzel own and operate three funeral homes located at 6902 Rising Sun Avenue in...

Nearby Funeral Homes for Cheyney

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Arcaro Funeral Home
2309 Lancaster Ave
Wilmington, DE 19805
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Bell J Llewellyn Memorial Chapell
4201 N Washington St
Wilmington, DE 19802
Berschler & Shenberg Funeral
8500 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
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Chandler Funeral Homes
2506 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Cm Toppitzer's Funeral Service
2900 State Rd
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Congo Funeral Home
2901 W 2nd St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Corleto-Latina Funeral Home
808 N Union St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Cremation Service of Delaware
519 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE 19809
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D'Anjolell Memorial Homes
2811 W Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008
Dale Mayer Crematory Incorporated
1005 Elkton Rd
Newark, DE 19711
Donohue Funeral Home Incorporated
3300 W Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Donohue Funeral Homes Incorporated
366 W Lancaster Ave
Wayne, PA 19087
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Gebhart Funeral Homes
531 Delaware St
New Castle, DE 19720
Gebhart Funeral Homes
3401 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
Gee Funeral Home
259 E Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
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Hicks Home for Funerals PA
103 W Stockton St
Elkton, MD 21921
House of Wright Mortuary
105 E 35th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
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John F Yasik & Son Incorporated
607 S Harrison St
Wilmington, DE 19805
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Krienen-Griffith Incorporated
1400 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE 19805
Krienen-Griffith Incorporated
34 W 6th St
New Castle, DE 19720
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Mealey Funeral Homes
2509 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
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New Castle Cremation Service LLC
Po Box 342
New Castle, DE 19720
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Rostocki Funeral Home
741 S Broom St
Wilmington, DE 19805
Ryland Funeral Home
9 W 30th St
Wilmington, DE 19802
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Spicer Mullikin Funeral Homes
121 W Park Pl
Newark, DE 19711
Strano-Feeley Funeral Association
635 Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE 19702
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Wetzel & Son Funeral Home Incorporated
501 Easton Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Willam A Moore Funeral Home
708 Fayette St
Conshohocken, PA 19428
William R May Funeral Home Incorporated
354 N Easton Rd
Glenside, PA 19038
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Yasik Funeral Home
801 Capitol Trl
Newark, DE 19711

Facts about Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Cheyney is an unincorporated community that sits astride Chester and Delaware counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It corresponds to the census-designated place known as Cheyney University, which had a population of 988 at the 2010 census. It is the home of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. The university derive their name from George Cheyney's Farm, which became the current campus of Cheyney University in 1902. George Cheyney's Farm and the surrounding area was part of the original land grant given to William Penn in 1681.Originally, Cheyney was located at the intersection of what is now Creek and Cheyney Roads. The original \"Cheyney's Shops\" dated from the mid 18th century and were located on the north west and north east corners of the intersection of Creek and Cheyney Roads. The original Cheyney Post Office was located there as well as the general store, hotel, blacksmith shop and wheelsnith's shop. There are old maps that show \"Cheyney\" to be located at the intersection of Creek (sometimes Tanguy) and Cheyney Roads. All the newer maps show the location of \"Cheyney\" to be on Station Road.The Cheyney Family originally owned nearly 10,000 acres.William Cheyney was the first postmaster in 1835. When the railroad came through Cheyney, the post office was moved to Station Road. The original station was located in a brick structure (now a private residence) that still stands on Station Road just east of Cheyney Road. The current station building is home to the Cheyney Post Office.The last remaining portion of the Cheyney's Shops are on the north east corner of Creek and Cheyney Roads. Cheyney University tore down all the original buildings located on the north west corner in the late 1960s or early 1970s. This group of buildings consisted of a Hotel, General Store/Post Office and Blacksmiths shop as well as a large bank barn. A stone Wheelwrights shop and two other related original buildings are located on the opposite corner and still survive today. These structures were purchased in 1847 from the Cheyney Family by William Maison. The wheel wright shop operated until 1918 when Samuel W. Maison, son of William Maison, died. In 1934 Mary Elizabeth Maison, daughter of William Maison, sold the structures and property.Cheyney straddles the border between Thornbury Township in Chester County and Thornbury Township in Delaware County. These townships were originally one township, which was bisected when Delaware County split from Chester County in 1789. Both township offices are located along Cheyney Road next to the university.The John Cheyney Log Tenant House and Farm and Melrose are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Category:Unincorporated communities in Pennsylvania

Category:Chester County, Pennsylvania

Category:Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The area and the University derive their name from George Cheyney's Farm which became the current campus of Cheyney University. These townships were originally one township, which was bisected when Delaware County split from Chester County in 1789. George Cheyney's Farm and the surrounding area was part of the original land grant given to William Penn in 1681.

Cheyney straddles the border between Thornbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Township in Chester County and Thornbury Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Township in Delaware County.

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