Roslyn B. Mayo

December 13, 1937 - November 7, 2019 West Chester, PA | Age 81 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend.

Roslyn B. Mayo, age 81, passed away at home, in the company of family, on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Roslyn was the widow of Richard O. Mayo Sr. with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.

Born in West Chester, PA, Roslyn was the daughter of the late Medford Hilton Sr. and Sarah Fairfax Hilton. Roslyn graduated from Kennett High School and held positions with various employers until becoming a homemaker and raising her four children.

“Rosie,” as her friends and family called her liked listening to music and among her favorites were Gospel, R&B, and Soul. Rosie had many interests, such as sports and traveling. She was also fond of animals, especially cats. People close to her will tell you that she always enjoyed a spirited debate and had a unique sense of humor
Roslyn is survived by three sons; Brian Mayo of Exton, PA, Gregory Mayo of West Chester, PA, and Marc Mayo of Jersey City, NJ; five surviving grandchildren, Candice, Danielle, Jessica, Shaun, and Anthony; several great-grandchildren; brothers, Warren Hilton of Columbus, GA, and William Hilton of Chester PA; sisters, Gertrude Grimes of Philadelphia PA and Bernice H. Barnes of West Chester PA. Roslyn was predeceased by her son, Richard O Mayo, Jr.; brothers Medford Hilton Jr., Elwood Hilton, Richard Hilton, and Clayton Hilton; and sister Marion Hilton.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside memorial service on November 14, 11:00 AM, at Union Hill Cemetery, 424 N Union St, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, 1212 Phoenixville Pike, West Chester, PA 19380. Website:

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Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA.

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Memorial Donations

Brandywine Valley SPCA

1212 Phoenixville Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
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Graveside Service

November 14, 2019 11:00 Union Hill Cemetery
424 N Union Street
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.


  1. Greg sorry sorry for your loss. I loss my father in May. Just know she’s in heaven now watching over you

    Denise Parsons | November 15, 2019 at 6:42 PM
  2. Mayo Family, Very sorry reading about your Mother death. Be at peace knowing she is with your Dad in heaven today.

    Michael J. Conner | November 12, 2019 at 12:01 PM

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