Rosetta C. Tobia of Kennett Square

Rosetta C. Tobia, 75, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at her residence, under the loving care of her husband and hospice nurse, on Thursday, Feb. 8. She was the wife of Dr. Louis A. Tobia, with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.

Rosetta C. Tobia

Born in Naples, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Ernesto Carcaise and the late Rosalie Mocherino Carcaise. Rosetta emigrated to America with her mother in 1947.

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

She was a receptionist and secretary at the Unionville Chadds Ford School District, retiring in 2008, after 28 years of service.

Rosetta was all about family and friends and will be deeply missed by all.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Sheri Ott and her husband Raymond of Dover, and Kathleen Carmody and her husband Brian of Chadds Ford; five grandchildren, Connor Ott, Griffin Ott, Devon Ott and Identical twins Brady and Kirk Carmody and one sister, Edda Jackson and her son Kevin Jackson of Clairton, Pa.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street. Kennett Square.  Her funeral mass will follow at 11 at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square. Burial will be held privately.

To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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

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