1923 Antoinette 2021

Antoinette DeRitis

August 21, 1923 — November 1, 2021

Antoinette DeRitis (nee Marchesani), 98, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away on November 1, 2021.

Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1923, Antoinette was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Maria (nee Mancini) Marchesani. Predeceased by her brother, Anthony Marchesani.

She worked as a Seamstress and a Sales Associate at Macy’s. Antoinette enjoyed sewing, gardening, reading, cooking, and cake decorating. She loved to spend time at the beach and be with her family.

Antoinette was the beloved wife of the late Carlo Dante DeRitis; loving mother of Elaine Fell (Albert) and Nicholas DeRitis (Donna); adoring grandmother of Diana Brannon (John), Jennifer Whigham (Shane), Nicholas DeRitis, and Stephanie Hui (Cameron) and great-grandmother of Jack, Kyle, Anna, Henry, and soon to be great-grandchild, Olivia Antoinette.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation 9:00-10:20 AM Friday, November 5, 2021 at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000, followed by her Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at SS Peter & Paul Church, 1325 Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380. Interment SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

The DeRitis family asks that everyone wear a mask while attending the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Penn Medicine Hospice, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104, would be appreciated.

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Interment

1600 Sproul Road

, Springfield, PA 19064

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Friday, November 5, 2021

9:00 - 10:20am

The Donohue Funeral Home - West Chester

1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

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Friday, November 5, 2021

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SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church

1325 Boot Rd, West Chester, PA 19380

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