Rita C. Varrasse

  • Born: May 20, 1921
  • Died: November 4, 2019
  • Location: Glenolden, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rita C. Varrasse (Nee Falconio), age 98, a longtime resident of Glenolden, PA. peacefully passed away on November 4, 2019 comforted by her family.

Born in Philadelphia on May 20, 1921 and raised in South Philadelphia. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at Brinton Manor. Rita was sharp witted, loved to cook and liked to pass the time doing many arts and crafts.

Predeceased by her parents, Rocco and Lucy Falconio, her husband John J. Varrasse, and daughter, Rita Del Guidice.

She is survived by, Raymond (Faith) Varrasse, Patricia Walker, Celesta (Michael) Severtsen, Anita (Barry) Pomeroy; grandchildren, Stephen DelGuidice, Jennifer Riggs, Nicholas Varrasse, Aaron Severtsen; sisters, Norma (Howard) Roberts, Martha Scalfo, Also survived by many devoted nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation from 9:00-9:45am Saturday, November, 9, 2019 at The Church of Saint George 11 E. Lamont Ave. Glenolden PA, followed by her Funeral mass at 10:00am

Burial, Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

Memorial donations in Rita's name may be made to the charity of your choice or to the Napa Valley Support Services 1700 2nd Street Suite 212 Napa, CA. 94559 or by visiting www.napavalleysupportservices.org; St Jude Children's Research Hospital Source Code: IIQ190788777, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or by visiting www.stjude.org or to Calvary Church of Santa Ana 1010 N. Tustin Ave, Santa Ana CA 92705 or by visiting www.calvarylife.org.


Condolence & Memory Journal

rita i am going to miss you so much i am going to miss you waving at me at your front door and coming over just to sit with you and just talk about everything and to keep you company you made me laugh so much you had me in tears you are such a wonderful person to me and always remembered my birthday and sent me cards you always made me feel at home in your home your love is so beautiful and eli is going to miss you alot also you were a sweet lady to him you had lived a wonderful life rita we love you so much and god bless you up in heaven fly with the angel and now you are with your love ones rip sending lots of hugs and prayers to the family your daughters are so kind and wonderful we love you rita be at peace now

Posted by Louise Marinella soto - folcroft, PA   November 08, 2019

My sincerest condolences to the (Falconio) Varrasse Families for the loss of your loved one, Rita, and pray you find comfort in Psalms 91:2.

Posted by JKH/JW    November 07, 2019

Your Mom was a great woman who gave her love to all her Family and to their friends. Rest In Peace Mrs. Varrasse.

Posted by Jane McLaughlin - Friend, FL - Friend   November 07, 2019

She was a sweet lady, the mother of my dear friend Rita Del Guidice. She called me her "extra" daughter. I enjoyed many dinners with her and many of her family members, especially on many holidays. I will miss her very much. My sincere sympathy goes out to her family.

Posted by Leslie Miller - Media, PA - Friend   November 06, 2019

I'm sorry for your loss.

Posted by Roseann (Lucci) Alexander - Delaware County, PA - Neighbor   November 06, 2019

So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady. Prayers and sympathy to her family. Jeannette's daughter MaryAnn Platt Langdale

Posted by Mary Ann Langdale - Middletown, DE - Friend   November 06, 2019

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One of the most recent photos of Mom (September 2019)