Thomas P. Amodei, Sr.

  • Died: August 29, 2017
  • Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania

Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

1627 West Chester Pike
West Chester, PA 19382
Tel. (610) 431-9000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Husband, Loving Father & Grandfather

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Thomas by adding your memories and photos.

Thomas P. Amodei, Sr., 85, of West Chester, PA passed away on August 29, 2017.

Born in Philadelphia, PA in 1931, Thomas was the beloved son of the late Giovani and Concetta (Visco) Amodei.

He served honorably in the US Army and was the owner of the Red Sombrero Mexican Restaurant in Kennett Square. In 1979 Tom opened the first Carmine's Pizza in Westtown.

Thomas was the beloved husband of Mary F. (DeRose) Amodei; loving father of Kathy Branca (Joe) of Aston, PA, Thomas Amodei (Cheryl) of West Chester, PA and Carmine Amodei (Sheila) of West Chester, PA; devoted grandfather of Mariele Amodei, Natalie Amodei, Joseph Amodei, Alex Amodei, Domenic Branca, Kate Amodei (Jon), Maria Branca and Emily Amodei.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and 8:30-9:30 Wednesday at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000 followed by his Funeral Mass 10:00 AM at SS Simon & Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Ct, West Chester, PA 19382. Interment SS Peter & Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to US Department of Veterans Affairs, or to the American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Tom, Cheryl and family...So sorry to hear about your Dad's passing at Church on Saturday. We hope a lifetime of wonderful memories brings you peace at this difficult time....Imagine how wonderful Heaven just became with your Dad's presence.

Posted by JOHN & DONNA MCTEAR - WEST CHESTER, PA - Friend   September 11, 2017

Hello Tom , Carmen Cathy
My deepest condolences to you and your families on your loss to great man
Tom Sr will be sorely missed and always remembered

Posted by Mark Bova - Aston, PA - friend   September 04, 2017

We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. You and your family are in our prayers. He will surely be missed.

Posted by Nalbandian Family - West Chester, PA - Family Friend   September 03, 2017

We are happy to have had the privilege of knowing Tom. He was a warm and wonderful man. We are so sorry for your loss.

Posted by John & Karen Hockenberry - Glen Mills, PA - Family Friend   September 03, 2017

One of my favorite patients at the ENT office, I will miss our visits, and I am so glad I had the opportunity to know him. Deepest sympathy to the family.

Posted by Denise Nurse ENT office - Exton, PA - Acquaintance   August 31, 2017

Mr A was a very sweet man to work for back in the day. I always have fond memories of his laughter and cute jokes he used to tell. Your family is in my prayers & thoughts.

Posted by Danielle Curione Mills - Paoli, PA - Coworker   August 31, 2017

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you with peace at this difficult time.

Posted by Joe & Marlo Lombardi - West Chester, PA - Family Friend   August 31, 2017

A wonderful man, I am glad to have been able to know him.
With deepest sympathy.

Posted by John Legarda - New York City, NY - Family Friend   August 31, 2017

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