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Frederick "Fred" Rosato

October 5, 1942 — February 5, 2022

Frederick F. Rosato, 79, of West Chester, PA passed away on February 5, 2022.

Born in 1942, in South Philadelphia, PA and raised in Upper Darby, PA, he was the son of the late Fiore and Mary (née Barbieri) Rosato.

He was the beloved husband, for 53 years, of the late Arlene (née Zungolo) Rosato; loving father of Fred, Jr. (Sandra) of DeLand, FL, Maria Downs of West Chester, PA, Albert (Cathy) of San Francisco, CA and Michelle Livingston (Craig) of Narvon, PA; dear grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brothers, Carmen and Anthony Rosato.

Fred was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and Delaware County Community College. He was a police officer for 35 years with East Whiteland Township, PA, rising to the rank of Chief of Police before his retirement in 2001.

He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, enjoyed traveling, gardening, woodworking and spending time with his family.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing 9:30-10:30 AM Saturday, February 12, 2022 at The Donohue Funeral Home,1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA, 610-431-9000 followed by his Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at SS Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Ct, West Chester, PA. Interment SS Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

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Saturday, February 12, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am

The Donohue Funeral Home - West Chester

1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

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Saturday, February 12, 2022

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Interment

1600 Sproul Road

, Springfield, PA 19064

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