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Phyllis Ann Bartoli, "Mom-mom," 65, of Bear, Delaware, died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism early Monday morning, March 5, 2013 at Christiana Hospital.
Phyllis was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 6, 1947. She graduated Bay Ridge High School and moved to Delaware in 1968. She worked for DuPont until she had children and later worked for Handleman Hearing Aids from the late 1970's until the early 1990's. She became an Account Manager for Sheeran Direct Marketing (recently acquired by Echo Data) in 1993 and remained there until her death. She was a loving mother and her heart belonged to her five grandsons.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jennifer Gatti McVey and husband, Sean of Langhorne, PA and Jacqueline Gatti Truluck of Wilmington, DE; her grandsons, Connor, Christopher, Samuel, Jack and Michael; and her brother, Richard Lupo and wife, Mayra of Holmdel, NJ.
Her parents, Anthony and Marie Lupo; and her husband, Daniel Bartoli preceded her in death.
The family would like to receive friends and celebrate the life of Phyllis at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, March 12. Visitation will take place from 3:00 - 5:30PM, with the Celebration of Life beginning at 5:30PM. The family would also like to invite friends to a reception immediately following the service to continue the celebration.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in memory of Phyllis to the Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (www.donors1.org) or
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (www.stjude.org).
To offer condolences, visit
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2013