Anthony L. Di Fabio, 93, of Toughkenamon

Anthony L. Di Fabio, 93, of Toughkenamon, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, at his residence.

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Anthony L. Di Fabio (right) is shown with his late wife, Rose Maria Basciani Di Fabio.

He was the husband of  Rose Maria Basciani Di Fabio who passed away in 2010, and with whom he shared 63½ years of marriage.

Born in Ardmore, he was the son of the late Louis and Mary Nespoli Di Fabio.

Mr. Di Fabio was a supervisor at the NVF Co. in Kennett Square, retiring in 1986 after over 30 years of service.

He was a member of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church in Avondale, the American Legion and VFW, both in Kennett Square.

He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in the 11th Airborne, 472ndField Artillery Para-Glider Battalion “The Angels”.

He enjoyed gardening, working in his yard, watching wrestling, watching QVC and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann Di Angelis and her husband Joe of Toughkenamon; two brothers, Frank Di Fabio of Newtown Square, and  Henry Di Fabio of Aston; two granddaughters, Angela and Jo Anne, and her husband Eric; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Angelina Di Fabio, and two brothers, Louis Di Fabio and Charlie Di Fabio.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24,  at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale. His Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m.. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82 in Kennett Square.

In memory of Mr. Di Fabio, a contribution may be made to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, P. O. Box 709, Avondale, 19311 or to the American Diabetes Association,  150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, 19004.

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