Gloria DeFazio Ciuffetelli

October 17, 1931 - October 21, 2017 Landenberg, PA | Age 86 Loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Aunt and Friend

Gloria DeFazio Ciuffetelli, age 86, of Landenberg, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was the wife of the late Louis “Chiffy” Ciuffetelli, who passed away in 1983 and with whom she shared 27 years of marriage.

Born in Kennett Square, PA, she was a daughter of the late Frank and the late Carolyn (Felicetti) DeFazio.

Gloria, or “Glo” as she was affectionately known, worked in her early years as a secretary at Chrysler Plymouth Corp. in Newark, DE, and then later as a receptionist at Longwood Beauty Salon. She enjoyed reading, shopping, sweets of all kinds (especially chocolate), traveling, and spending time with her family and grandsons.

She is survived by her daughter Sherri Schaeffer and her husband Scott of Landenberg; two sisters, Florence “Flo” Graham and her husband Don of Wilmington, DE, and Rose Marie “Ro” Gallo of West Grove, PA; three grandsons, Derek of Pittsburgh, PA, Grant of Los Angeles, CA, and Ethan of Landenberg, PA; and many nieces and nephews.

You are invited to visit with Glo’s family and friends from 9:30AM to 10:30AM on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116), 250 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348.  Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Glo’s memory to a charity of your choice.  To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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October 30, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Funeral Mass

October 30, 2017 11AM St. Patrick Catholic Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348


  1. Sherri , I am very sorry to hear about your Mom. I really liked her and have fond memories of family picnics and parties with her and your aunts, and of course you too !

    gene melchior | November 13, 2017 at 3:15 PM
  2. Sherri, Aunt Ro & Aunt Flo & Family, Very sorry to hear about Aunt Glo. Deepest sympathy to all.

    Mark Felicetti | October 31, 2017 at 11:49 AM
  3. Dear Sherri, Scott & Family and Flo & Ro & Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I will always remember the fun times we had together. I know you will miss her. My love and sympathy. Kathy Angelucci

    Kathy Angelucci | October 30, 2017 at 11:38 AM
  4. My deepest sympathy to all the family.
    Grace Ianni Ciaffoni

    GraceCiaffoni | October 28, 2017 at 9:33 AM
  5. Gloria and her husband were wonderful people and always very nice to me.
    My sympathy to all the family.

    Don Davenport Towson Md | October 25, 2017 at 4:54 PM

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