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Frances M. Rudderow

September 3, 1942 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 75)

Frances M. Rudderow, 75 of West Chester, PA died Saturday June 2, 2018 at the LifeCare Hospitals of Chester County in West Chester.

She was the wife of the late Charles J. Rudderow Jr.

Born September 3, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Archibald Cappella and the late Edith Capuano Cappella.

Fran was born and raised in South West Philadelphia and was a graduated from West Catholic High.  After graduation she worked at Philadelphia Electric as a key punch operator for 5 years.  Fran was a volunteer at the St. Agnes School Cafeteria and at Bishop Shanahan High School. 

She was a teacher aide for Kindergarten and second grade students at SS Simon & Jude for 12 years. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren's games and school events. Fran enjoyed crafting.

She is survived by her children, Christine McLaughlin (Vince), Kimberly Fugua (Charlie), Charles J Rudderow, III (Lynne); grandchildren, Ali, Paul, Kevin, Ryan, Eleana, Grace, Faith, Clare, Caroline, Chase, Jack, and a brother, Michael Cappella.

Relatives and Friends are invited to her visitation on Wednesday June 6, 2018 from 7-9pm at the DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc 610-696-1181 Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am Thursday June 7, 2018 at the SS Simon & Jude Church 8 Cavanaugh Ct. West Chester. Interment will be held in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery & Garden Mausoleum Springfield PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.


Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105

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