Anne Carozzo “Pink Grandmom” Lafferty of Avondale

Anne Carozzo “Pink Grandmom” Lafferty, 97, of Avondale, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Jennersville Regional Hospital. She was the wife of Alfred Lafferty, who died in 1984.

Born in Wilmington, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Caroline Secco Carozzo.

Mrs. Lafferty was a beautician. She owned and operated Hockessin Beauty Shop, retiring in 1991

She was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church.

She enjoyed going to the horse races, reading, doing crossword puzzles, going to the beach and being with her family and friends.

Mrs. Lafferty is survived by one daughter, Joyce Vietri of Avondale, two grandchildren, Anthony Vietri and his wife Karen and Tina Myers and her husband Keith , and one great granddaughter, Sofia.

She was predeceased by one brother, Harry Carozzo and three sisters, Mary, Louise and Suzie Carozzo.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41) in Avondale. Her Funeral Mass will follow. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kennett Square.

In Memory of Mrs. Lafferty, a contribution may be made to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, P.O. 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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