Helen C. Citino of West Grove

Helen C. Citino, 98, of West Grove, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at Jenners Pond Retirement Community. For most of her life, she resided in the family home in Rosedale. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Josephine Fragale Citino.

She retired in 1983 after 32 years of service at Hercules, Inc. in Wilmington. She first worked in the Advertising Department and later the Management Service Department. She was a former member of the Hercules Woman’s Club and the Advertising Club of Wilmington.

She was a life-long member of St. Patrick Church, attended the church school and then went to Kennett High School graduating in the class of 1936.

In addition to her parents, Helen was predeceased by brothers, John and Anthony, and sisters, Mary and Amelia. She is survived by several cousins. She enjoyed working in her garden, canning the vegetables, and planting flowers around the house. She also enjoyed reading and visiting with family and friends.

Visitation with family and friends will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) 250 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Helen's Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, N. Union Street, Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Patrick Church, 205 Lafayette St. Kennett Square, PA, 19348, or to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 E. Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.  To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com.

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