E. D’Orazio (nee Unterkofler) of Clifton Heights, PA., formerly of
Phila., PA passed away on Friday May 18, 2018.
Devoted wife of the late
William P. D’Orazio, Beloved mother of Maryann (Richard) Sweriduk, Paul
(Brenda), Michael and the late Anthony (Ann), the late John and the late
William D’Orazio; loving sister of Elaine (Joseph) O’Hara, Paula
(David) Ganley, and the late Gustav (Joan) Unterkofler, Jr; Loving
grandmother of 8, great grandmother of 10, also survived by many loving
nieces and nephews. In addition to being a wife and mother, Barbara
dedicated her life to serving others in need.
She worked as a nurse’s
aide for Regina Nursing Home and Delaware County Memorial Hospital and
later as a Coordinator and Certified Nursing Assistant for several
nursing agencies as well as Fair Acres Geriatric Center. She was beloved
by the families of the many patients she helped over the years, several
of whom kept in contact with her for years to follow. Barbara counted
these families as part of her own and cared deeply for them. In addition
to those families she encountered professionally, Barbara also
maintained a close friendship with coworkers throughout the years.
Barbara loved to cook for her family, and she had many specialties that
always brought great reviews. Many close friends and neighbors who came
to know and love her as extended family will especially miss Barbara.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing Wed., May 30th
at 9:30 am followed by a 10:30 mass at Holy Cross Church, 651 E.
Springfield Rd., Springfield, PA.
Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill,