Attilio “Pete” Ciorrocco

February 1, 1927 - March 25, 2017 Toughkenamon, PA | Age 90 Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather

Attilio “Pete” Ciorrocco, age 90, of Toughkenamon, PA, died Saturday March 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Aleene Kugler Ciorrocco, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Born in Toughkenamon, PA, he was a son of the late Attilio and the late Serafina (Cordivano) Ciorrocco. Mr. Ciorrocco served our country in the Army state side during the Korean War.

He and his brother Dominic owned D&A Ciorrocco Mushrooms. He was a longtime member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church. He was a past Committee chair of Boy Scout Troop 191 in Avondale and served on the executive board of the Chester County Council, Boy Scouts of America as the camping chairman for Camp Horseshoe Scout Reservation. He was a member of the Italian American Club and Sons of Italy in Kennett Square.

In addition to his wife, Pete is survived by two sons, Peter Ciorrocco and his wife Patricia of Downingtown, PA and Joseph Ciorrocco of West Chester, PA; two daughters, Andrea Parrett and her husband Donald of West Grove, PA and Nancy Ciorrocco of Park City Utah; one sister, Mary DiMarzio of Glen Mills, PA; three grandchildren, Matthew Werner, Michelle Bickings, and Joanna Parrett and two great-grandchildren, David and Christopher.

He was predeceased by three sisters, Helen Ciorrocco, Laura Pratola, and Ethel Pescatore and two brothers, Dominic Ciorrocco and Daniel Ciorrocco.

The family would like to acknowledge Willow Tree Hospice for their care and kindness during their time of need.

You are invited to visit with Pete’s family and friends from 9-11AM Thursday March 30, 2017 at St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church, 8910 Gap Newport Pike (Route 41), Avondale, PA 19311. His Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square. Contributions in his memory may be made to either St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, PO Box 709, Avondale, PA 19311 or to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Arrangements are by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) of Kennett Square. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother

PO Box 709
Avondale, PA 19311

Willowtree Hospice

616 East Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348



March 30, 2017 9-11AM St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church
8910 Gap Newport Pike, (Route 41)
Avondale, PA 19311

Funeral Mass

March 30, 2017 11AM St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church
8910 Gap Newport Pike, (Route 41)
Avondale, PA 19311


  1. Dear Andea such a sad time for your family.We got the news the day I had my spine operated on. I know how close you were with your dad,and we will say our prayers go out to you and your family. your Dad is proably is so happy in heaven. He had a great ife no regrets.Please have peace.

    prayers from

    Susan &Jim O’Doherty

    susan | April 6, 2017 at 10:49 AM
  2. Dear Aleene and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of our Pete. I was not able to come see you as I had to work, but you were in my
    heart and prayers. The Ciorroccos were all a comfortable part of my childhood as all my little neighborhood was. Love to all, Patsy

    Patsy | March 31, 2017 at 3:35 PM
  3. Andrea thinking of you all during this difficult time. Hoping the many memories fill your hearts with joy. Debbie and John.

    Debra merritt | March 30, 2017 at 10:18 AM
  4. So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you.

    Pat and Maureen Healy | March 29, 2017 at 11:46 AM
  5. Joe,
    So sorry for your families loss!! God Bless to all & know we are praying for you!
    Maura xo

    Maura Cullen-Burke | March 29, 2017 at 9:48 AM
  6. andrea and family sorry for your loss,

    al and sandy lewis | March 28, 2017 at 5:11 AM
  7. Andrea,
    We are so sorry to about your dad. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    Gus & Pam Brittingham | March 27, 2017 at 3:23 PM
  8. Pete lived a good life surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was dedicated to his church. He always
    found the time to meet the needs of others. We will truly miss you dear friend. Rest In Peace.

    Roxane & Jack

    Roxane & Jack Dougherty | March 27, 2017 at 11:57 AM
  9. Rest in peace uncle Pete. Prayers for the Ciorrocco family especially aunt Aleene

    Michael Ciorrocco | March 26, 2017 at 9:07 PM
  10. Loved having this family as neighbors on Chambers Road and raising our children together. Pete was a great guy and very lucky to have Aleene as his wife for so many years. It is always sad to lose someone that has been part of our lives. Love to everyone, Joyce

    Joyce Basciani | March 26, 2017 at 6:13 PM

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