Helen M. Ruggieri

August 18, 2019 Kennett Square, PA Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Sister

Helen M. Ruggieri, age 85 of Kennett Square, PA, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Penn Medicine Hospice. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Ruggieri.

Born 1934 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late John Cocco and the late Tullia Prasia Cocco.

Helen is survived by her son, Joe Ruggieri and his wife, Allisyn, along with their children, Luca and Ava all of Hockessin, DE; her daughter, Gina Ruggieri of Kennett Square, PA; as well as her sister, Viola Borsello of Wilmington, DE.

You are invited to visit with Helen’s family and friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, August 23rd at Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. Services for Helen will begin at 8:00PM. Interment will be private.

Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.

Message from the Family

We thank you for your support during this difficult time.
Please share with us your fond memories of Helen in the Guestbook below.



August 23, 2019 6:00PM to 8:00PM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 West State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Funeral Service

August 23, 2019 8:00PM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 West State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348




  1. Sorry for your loss! I know it hurts! I wanted to let you know that my prayers are with you Joey! Your cuz Andy!

    Armand Cocco | August 22, 2019 at 11:17 AM
  2. Joe and Gina, so sorry to hear about your Mom, she was a wonderful lady and funny. Fond memories of her at school and over at your house.

    Steve Sherwood | August 21, 2019 at 12:47 PM
  3. Gina and Joe, so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Such a fun lady, she’s most likely dancing at the Italian Festival in heaven. Please accept our most sincere condolences.
    Carmela and Anthony DeVecchio (the ID checkers at St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Wilmington)

    Carmela DeVecchio | August 21, 2019 at 10:19 AM
  4. You will be greatly missed Aunt Helen-Gino

    Gino Cocco | August 20, 2019 at 1:02 PM

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