Floria E. Lingo, 86, of West Chester, died Friday March 22, 2013, at Pembrooke Health & Rehab Center in West Chester.|
She was the wife of the late Kenneth J. Lingo, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.
Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas Puracchio and the late Evelyn D'Antonio Puracchio; and stepmother of the late Ernestine Puracchio.
She had two brothers, the late Mario and Dante Puracchio; and sisters, the late Mary Vitale and Evelyn Flamminio.
She was a devoted mother who was very supportive to her family.
Floria is survived by her children, Joseph Rapone of Philadelphia and Stephen Rapone of West Chester; stepson, Kenneth Lingo of West Chester; stepdaughter, Pearl Burger of West Chester; sister, Gilda Gorgone of Ridley Park, Pa.; stepsister, Phyllis Ioppolo of Chesapeake City, Md.; and sister-in-law, Carmella Puracchio of Havertown, Pa.
Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25, followed by her funeral Liturgy at 11 a.m. at the DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home Inc., 410 N. Church St., West Chester, 610-696-1181, www.DellaFH.com.
Interment will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Hickman, 400 N. Walnut St., West Chester, PA 19380.
Published in Daily Local News on Mar. 24, 2013