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Michael Joseph "Mikey" DiFilippo

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Michael 'Mikey' Joseph DiFilippo of Kennett Square Michael "Mikey" Joseph DiFilippo, 89, of Kennett Square, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at his residence. He was the husband of Grace Neidlein DiFilippo, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Springdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Michael J. DiFilippo Sr. and Anna DiPaola DiFilippo. Mikey was the meat department manager at the Acme Market in Kennett Square, retiring in 1984 after 36 years of service. After his retirement he worked for 20 years butchering deer and game in his shop at home. He was a member of St. Patrick's Church, the Italian American Club and the VFW Post No.5467, all of Kennett Square. He enjoyed being with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Albert M. DiFilippo and his wife Ruth S. of Baywood Greens, Long Neck, Del.; three daughters, Kathy Corby and her husband Nick of Kennett Square, Michele DiFilippo of Kennett Square and Joanne Tighe of Kennett Square; three sisters, Eva Hallman of Kennett Square, Mildred Jordan of Yorklyn, Del. and Marie Leone of Kennett Square; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mikey was predeceased by one son, Thomas Patrick DiFilippo. You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 8:15 to 9:15, Tuesday morning, November 22, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, (Phone: 610-444-4116). His Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Kennett Square. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com.

Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 18, 2011
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