Denise F. Miller of Lincoln University

Denise F. Miller, 58, of Lincoln University, died Monday, Dec. 5, in her home after a long battle with cancer.

Denise Miller

Denise Miller

Denise was born on Jan. 24, and grew up in Kennett Square, a daughter of a Kennett Square mushroom grower and her mother who hailed from Naples, Italy. She graduated from Kennett High School in 1975 and went on to hold many jobs, one of which was her 33 years spent working at Unionville Chadds-Ford School District. In that time, she met and married the love of her life, John Miller, with whom she shared 35 years of happy marriage and two children, Cassandra and Seana.

Denise enjoyed spending time with her family, weaving baskets, music, painting, her faith, the beach and her beloved fur babies. She also enjoyed cooking and baking with her treasured mother-in-law, Katherine.

She is survived by her husband, John Miller, and her daughters Cassandra Neill and her husband Spencer Neill and Seana Miller and her partner, Sean Henry, as well as her sisters Anna D. Cline, Maria D. Hamilton and her husband Warner Hamilton, her brother Louis F. DiBartolomeo Jr.

Denise was preceded in death by her mother, Louise Irache DiBartolomeo, her father, Louis DiBartolomeo, her sisters, Delores A. DiBartolomeo, Nancy L. Taylor and Elvera “Vera” Taylor.

We invite you to celebrate her life with us on Monday, Dec. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square, and again from 9 to 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 300 State Road in West Grove. Her funeral mass will follow at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82 in Kennett Square.

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