Fred J. Daddario of West Grove

Fred J. Daddario, 90, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 15, at his residence. He was the husband of Dorothy Connor Daddario, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage.

Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Donato and Carmella DiBenedetto Daddario.

Fred was a supervisor of the loading depot at Giorgio Foods in Avondale, A for 10 years, retiring in 1990. Prior to that he was a self-employed mushroom grower.

He was a member of Assumption BVM Church in West Grove.

Fred was a lifetime member of the Avondale Fire Co., a founding member of the American Mushroom Institute, a former Boy Scout leader and Little League manager.

He enjoyed boating, fishing, traveling and being with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife, Fred is survived by five sons, Fred Daddario and his wife Shirley of Avondale, , Michael Daddario and his wife Cathy of Cochranville, , Steve Daddario and his wife Gail of Bowmansville, , Bill Daddario and his wife Pat of West Grove, and Tim Daddario and his wife Carina of Kennett Square; three daughters, Susie Love  and her husband Norman of Kemblesville, Marlene Wilson of West Grove, and Carmella Smith and her husband Randy of West Grove; Two sisters, Mildred Ferraro of Kennett Square, and Mary Zunino of Kennett Square; 19 Grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by one brother, Daniel Daddario, two sisters, Clara McMinn and Helen Kautz; one grandson, Tim Daddario Jr.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the girls from Willow Tree Hospice.

You are invited to visit with Fred’s family and friends from 10 to 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Assumption BVM Church, 300 State Road in West Grove. His funeral mass will follow at noon. Burial will be in Longwood Cemetery, Kennett Square.

In memory of Fred, a contribution may be made to Assumption BVM Church, 300 State Road, West Grove, PA  19390.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements by the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, West Grove.

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