Michael F. D'Amico, 79, of Toughkenamon, died peacefully on Feb. 28. He was the son of the late Eugene M. D'Amico, Sr. and Mary (Testa) D'Amico.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean War as a Teletype operator.
He was a partner at D’Amico Brother’s Mushrooms for more than 45 years until retiring in 1997.
He was a member of the Tuffie’s Sports Club and was known as one of the best poker players in the area.
He cherished spending time with his family and especially enjoyed his Friday luncheons with his friends. His favorite past time was fishing, hunting and jigsaw puzzles.
He is survived by his brother, Anthony V. D'Amico, Sr. and his wife Thelma and a sister-in-law, Gloria D'Amico, of Bear.
He was preceded in death by his brother Eugene M. D'Amico Jr.
He is also survived by six nieces and nephews: Dr. Eugene M. D'Amico III, Rebecca McMahan, Marcella D'Amico, Anthony D'Amico Jr., Donna D'Amico Lilley, and Mary Belfiore.
In addition, Michael is survived by 12 great nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are welcomed to call on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Gabriel’s of the Sorrowful Mother, 8910 Gap Newport Pike in Avondale. A mass will follow at noon. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kennett Square.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Neighborhood Hospice, 400 East Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380.
A sincere thank you to the entire staff at the Neighborhood Hospice for their exceptional care, which was greatly appreciated.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com
Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA (Phone: 610-444-4116 )