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John Edward Friel

December 9, 1925 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 91)

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John Edward Friel, 91 of Malvern, PA died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at  Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City.


He was the husband of the late Helen Ann Falasco Friel.


Born December 9, 1925 in Cedar Hollow, PA, he was the son of the late John Friel and the late Elizabeth Selfinger Friel.


John served in the United States Army during WWII. He worked as a Plant Engineer for Foote Mineral Company until his retirement in 1985. 


He is survived by his loving nieces and nephews, brother-in-law, Jules (Rita) Falasco, sister-in law, Joanne Hunsicker and brother-in-law, Eugene Falasco.


He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Friel, brother-in-law, Rudolph Falasco, sister-in law, Eleanor Falasco, sister-in law, Caroline Shesko, father-in-law, Ernest Falasco and mother-in-law, Vera Falasco.


Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at St. Patrick Church, 104 Channing Ave., Malvern, PA 19355; followed by his Funeral Mass at 11:00 am.


Entombment will be held in St. Agnes Cemetery, West Chester, PA.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.


Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181;


Charitable donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675

 Service Information

November 28, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
104 Channing Ave.
Malvern, Pa 19355

Funeral Mass
November 28, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
212 Meredith Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

November 28, 2017

St. Agnes Cemetery
1050 Pottstown Pike
West Chester, PA 19380

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