Dolores  Fazio

Obituary of Dolores Fazio

Dolores Ann (Ranalli) Fazio, age 90, of West Grove, PA, formerly of East Marlborough Twp., PA, passed away on Sunday, May 07, 2017 at the Chester County Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Frank Anthony Fazio, who died in 2013.

Born in Kennett Square, PA, she was a daughter of the late Massimino and Anna (Borelli) Ranalli.

Dolores was a graduate of Kennett High School.  She was a homemaker and for over 50 years assisted her husband and son in their mushroom business in East Marlborough Twp., PA.

Dolores was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Kennett Square, PA. She was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed watching the Phillies, as well as her son and grandsons when they played.  She also enjoyed reading and baking pies, cakes, rice pudding etc.  She was known to have a sweet tooth. 

Survivors include:

One Son – Joseph M. Fazio and his wife Lynn of Kennett Square, PA

Two Daughters – Frances, wife of Robert Eastwood of West Grove, PA

                        Kathleen, wife of Rick Fisher of Coatesville, PA

Six Grandchildren – Mark Breeding (Janet Conway Breeding), Craig Breeding, Michael Fazio, Erica Avello (Richard Knowles), Rick Avello, Jr. (Rebecca), Andrew Fisher and Three Step-Grandchildren Shari Young (Robert), Robin Kelly (Joseph), and Robert Eastwood, Jr. Six Great Grandchildren and Four Step-Great Grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by:

One Grandson: Stephen M. Fazio.

One Brother: Joseph A. Ranalli

Two Sisters: Edith Rigler and Josephine Caligiuri

A life celebration/viewing will be held from 9 – 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Assumption B.V.M. Church, 300 State Road, West Grove, PA  19390, followed by Dolores’ funeral Mass beginning at 11 a.m.  Rev. Scott D. Brockson will officiate.  Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA.  Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348 and/or to Assumption BVM Parish, 300 State Road, West Grove, PA 19390. Online condolences may be made to the family at