James P Malchione of Kennett Square

James P Malchione, 74, of Kennett Square, and a resident of Pocopson Home in Chester County, died suddenly on Saturday, June 9, of natural causes while visiting with family in Quarryville.

James P Malchione

Born in Pottsville, he was the son of the late A. Paul and Alice Malchione. Jim worked in the mushroom industry for many years and later as a custodian for the Avon Grove School District.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his children; daughters Elizabeth and her husband John Mastrippolito of Kennett Township, Lori Malchione and partner Danny Draper of Oxford, Kathleen and her husband Bryan Truett of Quarryville, Sharon Malchione and partner Eric Hines of Kennett Square; his son James P Malchione Jr. of Kennett Square; two sisters, Eileen Love of Jennersville, and Joanne Brown of Coatesville, and eight grandchildren, Mikayla Malchione, Ninah Draper, Daniel Draper Jr., Ciana Malchione, Mia Truett, Jackson Truett, Angele Vazquez and Annalina Hines.

The family would like to express special gratitude to all of the doctors, nurses and aides at Pocopson Home who cared for Jim so generously over the last nine years during his stay.

You are invited to visit with James’s family and friends from 10-11 a.m. Friday, June 16, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) 250 West State Street Kennett Square, PA 19348. A service celebrating his life will follow at 11, followed by burial at St Patrick Cemetery.  In memory of Jim, contributions can be directed to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station PO Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777.  To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit www.griecocares.com



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