Rose R. Wichanski Oct 20, 1928 - Mar 05, 2017
Jane Anthony says:Submitted on: Mar 13, 2017
A friend of mine Antonio was raised in Chester and always talked about the deli and owners. He adored them . Antonio has passed on,but memories of his stories still linger
Ronald Russman says:Submitted on: Mar 12, 2017
I'm in NM now but I still tell people about my friend Rosie and instruct them in the art of the Italian Salad Sandwich. She will be remembered.
BILL,LISA & ALEX says:Submitted on: Mar 10, 2017
WE HAD SO MANY GREAT ! DINNERS WITH OUR ROSIE. SHE WAS LOVED AND WILL BE MISSED GOD BLESS HER
Rose R. (DiCostanza) Wichanski, age 88, died March 5, 2017 surrounded by her loving nieces and nephews. Rose was raised and educated in Chester where she graduated from Chester High School. Her family was the original owners of DiCostanza's Sandwich Shop at 1212 W. 3rd St. in Chester, PA, where she worked from a young age. Rose moved to West Chester following her marriage to Tom where they owned and operated T&R Deli. She was a former parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Chester.
Rose was the daughter of the late Augustine and Catherine DiCostanza. She was the wife of the late Thomas Wichanski and the sister of the late Anne Lombardo, Mary T. Volturo, and Joseph DiCostanza.
SURVIVORS: Sister: Polly DiCostanza Brother: John DiCostanza 9 Nieces and Nephews, and many Great-Nieces and Nephews.
VISITATION: Friday 6:30-8:30pm at Nolan-Fidale Funeral Home Ltd., 5980 Chichester Ave, Aston, PA. FUNERAL MASS: Saturday 10:00 am at St. John Chrysostom Church, 617 S. Providence Road, Wallingford. BURIAL: Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield. Memorial Donations: Taylor Hospice Residence, 300 Johnson Ave., Ridley Park, PA 19078 Condolences: nolanfidale.com
St. John Chrysostom Church
Begins: Mar 11, 2017 10:00am - 10:45am617 S. Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086
Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery
Mar 11, 2017 11:30am - 11:45am1600 S. Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064