Edith “Edie” Fragale of Kennett Square

Edith “Edie” Fragale, 82, of Kennett Square, died peacefully, surrounded by her entire family on Sunday, Dec. 31, at Twin Pines Health Care. She was the wife of Frank J. Fragale, who died in 1977, and with whom she shared 21 years of marriage.

Edith Fragale

Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer Miller and the late Kathryn Aberts Miller. She was a 1953 graduate of Kennett High School.

Edie retired in 1997. She was a bookkeeper at Benge’s Service Center for 16 years and prior to that, she worked at Mason Chevrolet for 21 years, both in Kennett Square.

She was a member of St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square.

Edie enjoyed going out to eat, movies, trips to Lancaster, and being with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Michael A. Fragale and his wife Deana of Kennett Square, and Barry F. Fragale and his wife Monica of Kennett Square; one daughter, Kathy F. D’Amico and her husband Philip of Kennett Square, and eight grandchildren, Al, Nick, Dominic, Frank, Lauren, Michael, Mia and Emilie.

She was predeceased by one sister, Marian Barber, who died on Dec. 31, 2010.

We want to give a special thank you to the caregivers and many wonderful people at Twin Pines who treated Edie with care and compassion.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Jan. 5, at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41), Avondale. Her funeral mass will follow at 12:30. Burial will be in Longwood Cemetery, Route 1, Kennett Square.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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