Florence J. Procopio of Kennett Square

Florence J. Procopio, 95, of Kennett Square, died Tuesday, July 23, at her residence. She was the wife of Russell Procopio, who passed away in 1999, and with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.

Florence J. Procopio

Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Angelo Patitucci and the late Angelina Iouci Patitucci.

Mrs. Procopio was a cashier at the Broad Street Diner for 30 years, retiring in 1993.

She was a member of St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Church in Philadelphia, where she was a soloist for 30 years. She used to sing at all the Funerals and Weddings.

Mrs. Procopio enjoyed singing, cooking, baking, praying and traveling with her husband ( they had traveled to Italy 18 times), and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Anthony D. Procopio and his wife Dianne of Kennett Square, PA and Russell A. Procopio and his wife Joanne of Glen Mills, PA; one daughter-in-law, Carmen Procopio of Mullica Hill, NJ; two brothers,, John Patitucci of Florida and Raymond Patitucci of Swarthmore, PA; one sister, Frances Capetola of Sewell, NJ, six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by one son Arthur “Caesar” Procopio; one sister, Elvira Tarasevich and one brother, Anthony “Sonny” Patitucci.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 160 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA. Her funeral mass will follow at 11. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, 1600 South Sproul Road, Springfield.

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.kuzoandfoulkfh.com

Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square.

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