Bertha Gallagher Fabiucci

January 27, 1918 - October 10, 2015 Hockessin, DE, | Age 97 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, Aunt and Friend.

BERTHA GALLAGHER FABIUCCCI, age 97, of Hockessin, DE, formerly of Toughkenamon, PA, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Michael Fabiucci, who passed away in 1997, and with whom she shared 59 years of marriage.

Born in Kennett Square, PA, she was the daughter of the late George G. and Mayme Nelson Gallagher.

She worked as a mushroom packer for Phillips Mushroom Co. for 30 years prior to her retirement.

Bert had a great love for family and life, spending many years at Hollaway Beach. She will be missed by her family and many nieces and nephews.

She leaves many memories to her family, Virginia Forenski (Robert) of Hockessin, DE, with whom she resided and Linda Thompson (Chalmer) of Newark, DE; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren and a sister-in-law Helen Detter.

She was predeceased by three sisters, Margaret Allaband, Martha Bailey and Virginia Gallagher and one brother, David Detter.

You may visit with her family and friends from 9:30 to 10:30 on Saturday morning, October 17, 2015 at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41), Avondale, PA. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.

In lieu of flowers a contribution may be made to St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, P.O. Box 709, Avondale, PA 19311 or to the Avondale Fire Company, 23 Firehouse Way, Avondale, PA 19311

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St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church

P.O. Box 709
Avondale, PA 19311

Avondale Fire Company

23 Firehouse Way
Avondale, PA 19311



October 17, 2015 9:30-10:30 St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church
8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41)
Avondale, PA

Mass of Christian Burial

October 17, 2015 11:00 St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church
8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41)
Avondale, PA


October 17, 2015 Following Mass St. Patrick's Cemetery
Route 82
Kennett Square, PA 19348


  1. Dear Ginny, Linda and Families, So sorry to hear of your Mother`s passing,
    She was so special. That wonderful smile was always so warm and loving.
    Love to you all, Patsy

    Patsy | October 16, 2015 at 2:36 PM
  2. Your mother was a joy to know and love. She was always happy and smiling. She enjoyed her time at Main Towers very much. Take care and God Bless your memories. You always have them in your heart.

    lee albright | October 16, 2015 at 11:28 AM

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