Lena D. Lovisa

December 29, 1935 - July 19, 2017 Kennett Square, PA | Age 81 Loving Mother, Sister and Friend

Lena D. Lovisa, age 81 of Kennett Square, PA, was called from this life on July 19, 2017.  May God grant her Eternal Life.

Lena was the wife of the late Frank Lovisa with whom she shared 26 years of marriage and the daughter of the late Augusto and Alfonsina Zunino. She is survived by her daughter, Roseann Jester and her husband Joseph, her sisters Anna Marrone and Teresa Waller, and her brothers Harry and Anthony Zunino.  She was predeceased by her brother Joseph Zunino and her godchild Christina Waller.

A lifelong member of Saint Patrick Parish, Lena graduated from Kennett High and went onto work for the J. J. Newberry Department store for over 10 years. For many years she assisted with the cleaning of the church on a weekly basis.  She volunteered at a number of church functions, school events, and Girl Scout activities.

She loved to work in her yard. She enjoyed cooking and cleaning for herself and others, was always ready to help anyone out with party preparations, and enjoyed throwing her own Christmas Eve family gatherings for a number of years.

You are invited to visit with Lena’s family and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 on Sunday evening, July 23, 2017 and again from 9:00 to 10:30 Monday morning, July 24, 2017, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.

In memory of Lena, a contribution may be made to St. Patrick Church, 205 Lafayette Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com

Message from the Family

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Memorial Donations

St. Patrick Church

205 Lafayette Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348



July 23, 2017 6:00-8:00 Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 West State Street
Kennett Square, PA


July 24, 2017 9:00-10:30 Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 West State Street
Kennett Square, PA

Mass of Christian Burial

July 24, 2017 11:00 St. Patrick Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA.


July 24, 2017 Following Mass St. Patrick's Cemetery
Route 82
Kennett Square, PA


  1. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lena D. Lovisa on her passing.

    John Beidelman | July 22, 2017 at 11:09 PM
  2. Lena was such a sweetheart. Roseann, I know you were close and will truly miss her. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, Joe, your Aunt Anna and the rest of the family. With love, Lisa Long

    LIsa Long | July 21, 2017 at 2:32 PM
  3. With the most heartfelt sympathy and prayers for peace and understanding at this sad time, I wish you the best, Heidi Gross

    Heidi Gross | July 20, 2017 at 10:20 AM

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