Mr.  Alfred "Fred" J. Cocciolone

Obituary for Mr. Alfred "Fred" J. Cocciolone

February 3, 1921 - January 28, 2015
West Grove, Pennsylvania | Age 93

Loving Husband, Dad, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather


Alfred "Fred" J. Cocciolone, age 93 of West Grove, PA, died Wednesday January 28, 2015 at the Chester County Hospital. He was the husband of E. Ruth Bryan Cocciolone with whom he shared 65 years of marriage.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of the late Fabio and the late Theresa (DiGiuseppe) Cocciolone. He graduated from Kennett High school in 1940.

He served our country during World War II in the Army Corp of Engineers. He was a member of the Kennett Square VFW Post 5467 and the American Legion.

He owned and operated Cocciolone Brothers Inc., a construction business, from 1955-1983. In recent years he was a partner with his wife and son in F&R Excavating Company in West Grove.

He was an avid participant in the local Democratic Party for many years. He loved tinkering and could fix just about anything. He loved cutting the grass and would do so several times a week when possible. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include in addition to his wife, one son Alfred J. Cocciolone Jr. (Katherine) of West Grove; two daughters, Donna Giuliani (Robert) of Kennett Square and Lisa Marie Holmes of Oxford; four grandchildren, Jennifer, Nicole, Michael and LeAnna and one great grandson, Romo.

He was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.

You are invited to visit with Fred's family and friends from 9-11AM Saturday January 31, 2015 at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home Inc, (610-869-2685) 200 Rose Hill Rd. West Grove, PA 19390. A funeral service celebrating his life will follow at 11AM. Interment with military honors will be at St. Patrick Cemetery Kennett Square. Contributions in his memory may be made to either the Kennett VFW or American Legion. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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200 Rose Hill Road
West Grove, PA 19390
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