Cathleen (Hilferty) Stefanski

April 23, 1945 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 74)


Cathleen (Hilferty) Stefanski, 74, of Exton, PA passed away on December 27, 2019 surrounded by her family. 

Born on April 23, 1945 and raised in Drexel Hill, PA she is the daughter of the late John Hilferty and Mary (Gallagher) Hilferty.

She was the loving wife of Robert Stefanski, sharing over 45 years of marriage and countless laughs. She was an amazing mother who enjoyed spending time in Ocean City, NJ and going to the many sporting events involving her children and grandchildren. She was artistic and creative, warm and welcoming, and loved throwing legendary parties for her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Cathleen Kenny (Brendan), Robert Stefanski (Shannon) , Mary Beth Stefanski, and Steven Stefanski (Kathy); as well as her grandchildren (to whom she was affectionately known as Caki); Maggie, Beth, Caitlin, SJ, Maura, Molly, Annie, Bobby, Colin, Kevin, and Ryan; and her siblings, John Hilferty (Maureen), Christine Nash (Michael), Joan Geary (Joseph), and Daniel Hilferty (Joan).

Relatives and friends are invited to her Visitation on Friday, January 3, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM  at SS. Philip & James Church, 723 Lincoln Highway, Exton , PA, followed by her Funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, PA.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Cathy’s name to the Abramson Cancer Center Development at

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home of West Chester, PA 610.696.1181

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January 3, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
SS. Philip & James Church
723 Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341

Funeral Mass
January 3, 2020

12:00 PM
SS. Philip & James Church
723 Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341

Interment will be held in

Calvary Cemetery
235 Matsonford Road
West Conshohocken, PA 19428


Abramson Cancer Center of the Univ. of PA, for attn: Development office
3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia PA 19104

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