Obituaries: Concetta ‘Connie’ Perrone

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obitsConcetta “Connie” Perrone, age 87, of Spring Hill, FL, formerly of Avondale, PA,  passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at the Spring Hill Health  & Rehabiltaion Center. She was the wife of Edward J. Perrone, who passed away in 2002, and with whom she shared 49 years of marriage.

Connie was born in Wilmington, DE, on January 18, 1929, to the late Giuseppe and Rosa Rollo Giliberto .

Before Connie was affected by Alzheimer’s, she loved cooking and taking care of her husband and children. There was always a pot of coffee ready and usually visitors never made it past the kitchen. She also enjoyed playing pinochle and board games.

Connie is survived by her children Ed and his wife Vicky, Rosemary Orsini and her husband John, Joanne Uzzo and her husband Butch and Marie Friedman and her husband Dusty, grandchildren Angela, Antoinette and Allison Orsini, Andrew and Danielle Friedman and J.T. Uzzo, a sister Sebastiana (Subbie) Fiore, a brother Giuseppe (Joe) Giliberto, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her siblings Francisco (Frank) Lolicato, Mary Joswick and Sebastiano (Ben) Giliberto

She was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother in Avondale, PA.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 6:30 to 8:30 on  Wednesday evening, September 7, 2016, and again from 10:00 to 11:00 on  Thursday morning, September 8, 2016 at St. St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41), Avondale, PA. Her funeral Mass will follow at 11:00.  Entombment will be at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, PO Box 709, Avondale, PA 19311.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA.

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