Christine "Chris" Rodia

  • Born: July 6, 1933
  • Died: August 10, 2020
  • Location: Broomall, Pennsylvania

Cavanagh Family Funeral Home

301 Chester Pike
Norwood, PA 19074

Tel. (610) 532-3120

Tribute & Message From The Family

Christine R. Rodia, (nee DeJulius) passed away peacefully on August 10, 2020. She was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Alfonso and Mary DeJulius. She lived in Broomall, PA and was formerly from Southwest Philadelphia She is survived by her beloved husband Charles, whom she was marred to for 65 years, daughter Debbie and son Michael (Jeanene); loving grandmother of Gina (William), Michael Jr. (Alicia) and Mark; sweetest great grandmother of Michael III, Taylor, Mark and Gianna; dear sister of the late Irene Marinelli, Charles (Helen) DeJulius and Mary Ann DeJulius.

Christine was a faithful Catholic and devoted to the Blessed Mother. She cherished time spent with her family. Her hands were rarely still, she was a wonderful cook and baker and many people enjoyed her meatballs but most of all enjoyed her. She was a doting grandmother and great grandmother. She was a sweet, kind woman and will be dearly missed by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are invited to her burial Monday, August 17, 2020 in Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, 1600 S Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064. Committal prayers will begin at 11:00 AM, those who wish to attend please report to the cemetery main office no later than 10:50 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions in Christine's honor may be made to or


Condolence & Memory Journal


My Sylmar Street friend and family for 62 years.Our Mrs. Clean..we love you Christ, and you will be missed by your amazing family...and by all who had the chance to know you...To Michael and heart goes out to you..she will always be with you..hugs and love to you all..RIP Chris your journey has ended, and it was a beautiful one...Ducky and the Barbieri Family...

Posted by Ducky Barbieri - Drexel hill, PA - Friend   August 15, 2020

Sending prayers and condolences to you Debbie and your family. So glad your mom got to enjoy those babies in her final years.

Posted by Carol Diemer-Smith - Woolwich Township, NJ - Friend   August 14, 2020


My deepest condolences to you Deb and your Family. Your Mom was a beautiful person
Who loved her family dearly.. sending my prayers and love Deb.

Posted by Ellen VanFossen - Bridgeport, PA - Friend   August 14, 2020

Rest in Peace dear friend and neighbor. I will miss having a cup of coffee with your homemade biscotti's in your kitchen. You were always pleasant to everyone and we will miss you. Fondly Lucille Amicone

Posted by LUCILLE AMICONE - SPRINGFIELD, PA - Neighbor   August 12, 2020

So sorry for the loss of your special loved one! Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. xoxo

Posted by Celeste & Don Scott - Fort Washington, PA   August 12, 2020


My sincere condolences to Debbie and the family

Posted by Lyndell English - Lindenwold, NJ - Friend   August 12, 2020

You will truly be missed Chris,You were one of a kind. You've raised a beautiful family we love them all, be at peace your another angel to watch over us all. Love you always❤

Posted by Laura Defruscio - Havertown, PA - Family Friend   August 12, 2020

My beautiful girlfriend...always a smile,always a laugh,and Ofcourse ALWAYS a receipe!!!How I will miss our time together as I know you loved us allOur Angel has now reunited with loving family and friends and Ofcourse her favorite...Our mother Mary Love to the whole family as I know you all through your Mother's loving words

Posted by Karen McGrory - Broomall, PA - Friend   August 12, 2020


Posted by EMIDIO AMOROSO - SECANE, PA - Family Friend   August 12, 2020

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