With great sadness, we announce that we have lost one of our key people this week. Viola “Oley” Whitfield joined our team in 1977. She cleaned our offices, kept them sanitary and always had a smile and kind word. She will be sorely missed
Life began for Viola “Oley” in West Chester, Pennsylvania on October 28, 1932. She was born the daughter of the late Julius Anderson and Gertrude Saddler Hill. On April 15, 2021 God called Viola home peacefully passing away in West Chester,Pa. She was the last of 10 children.
Viola was a student in the West Chester school system. Viola then went on to work at New England Cleaners and Orth Cleaners as a presser, also Viola took pride in her cleaning job. She was able to clean for West Chester University and the offices of James Tupitza, Saling,Litvin, & Hambleton and Dr. McCausland.
She leaves to cherish her memories 2 sons: Gregory Whitfield of West Chester, Pa and David Whitfield(Vida) of Downingtown, Pa. 2 daughters: Zelda Whitfield of Coatesville,Pa, Eva Whitfield-Scott of Coatesville,Pa. 13 grandchildren,35 great-grandchildren. Her lifelong best friend Emily Purnell. As well as many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by her parents Julius Anderson Sr & Gertrude Hill, her son : Duke A.Whitfield and her daughter Deborah Lee Anderson.