Walter P. Dillon “Buddy”

May 31, 1949 - April 11, 2018 Kennett Square, PA | Age 68 Loving Husband, Son, Father and Grandfather

Walter P. Dillon (Buddy), age 68, of Kennett Square, PA, died Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA. He was the husband of Linda Adams Dillon, with whom he shared 51 years of marriage.

Born in Pence Springs, WV, he was the son of the late Benny Dillon and Marinda Jeanette (Ratliff) Dillon who lives in Oxford, PA.

Walter served in our country in the Army. He worked for many years at Curtis Paper Co. and for the last 18 years as a plant manager for Tri-M Company in Kennett Square. He loved hunting, fishing, bowling and golf, and was a member of the Strasburg Sportsman Association and the Hockessin and Kennett VFW.

Survivors include in addition to his wife and mother, one daughter, Jeanette DiStefano of Kennett Square and his twin granddaughters, Kayla and Ashley DiStefano both of Kennett Square.

You are invited to visit with Walter’s family and friends from 9-11AM Wednesday April 18, 2018 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. His funeral service will follow at 11AM. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square. Contributions in his memory may be made to St. Baldricks Foundation https://www.stbaldricks.org/ which supports childhood cancer research.

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April 18, 2018 9am -11am Kuzo and Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St
Kennett Sq., PA 19348

Funeral Service

April 18, 2018 11am Kuzo and Grieco Funeral Home
250 W. State St
Kennett Sq., PA 19348


April 18, 2018 Union Hill Cemetery
Kennett Sq., PA


  1. With prayers of sympathy, condolence and support for the Dillon family. Walt was a great bowling teammate and friend. His kindness, humor, and generosity will be sorely missed. Rest in peace, my friend, for there will be no other like you.

    Scott Kreps | April 24, 2018 at 11:41 AM
  2. My sincere sympathy to Walt’s Family. I bowled many years with Walt and I’m really going to miss him. RIP dear friend.

    Tony Bimonte | April 24, 2018 at 10:54 AM
  3. To Walt’s Family,

    My sincere condolences. I was very sorry to hear about Walt’s passing. I pray that sweet memories you have of time spent together will carry you through this difficult time. He will be missed at Tri-M.

    Kurt Albrecht | April 16, 2018 at 10:35 PM
  4. praying you’ll feel the presence of the lord today and you strength and
    hope trust him to be your comfort

    with thoughts and prayers cw hall /james hall

    cw hall | April 15, 2018 at 10:02 AM
  5. To the Family of Walt,
    The gates of heaven has open and has surely taken a true angel, his friendship, his laughter his all around good guy was a gift, and our family was blessed to have had the honor to be a part of that,,, He will be truly missed. God bless you all and may his fond memories get you through this difficult time.

    The Krause Family | April 14, 2018 at 1:42 PM
  6. Love you our friend ……Ed And Barb

    Barbara Gaskill | April 14, 2018 at 12:43 PM
  7. You are 1 of our best friends and you are you going to missed 👼 Always in our hearts…….Ed and Barb

    Barbara Gaskill | April 14, 2018 at 12:41 PM
  8. Walt always greeted us with a smile, and we shared a lot of fun times. We will miss you dear friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
    Pam and Gene Miller

    Gene Miller | April 13, 2018 at 5:17 PM

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