Filomena “Phil” M. Reo age 93 passed away March 31, 2022 at UH Geneva Medical Center.
Phil was born on December 22, 1928 in Conneaut the daughter of Jerry and Lucy Pizzi DiFillippo. She was a 1947 graduate of Conneaut High School. Phil worked for several years at the Minnette Shop as a seamstress, the Iroquois Café helping with her family’s business and Simone’s Market.
Phil was a member of Corpus Christi Parish and the Conneaut Moose Lodge, where she loved to socialize with friends. She volunteered for many years at church festivals, bingo and rummage sales. Phil was an avid seamstress and for many years did sewing from her home. She loved gardening, baking, crocheting and especially spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Anthony Reo, daughter-in-law Desi Reo, granddaughters Angela and Maggie Reo, sister Mary Mucci and a brother Angelo DiFillippo.
Phil is survived by sons Anthony “Tony” Reo of Mentor, Vincent (Jenny Nash) Reo of Geneva, daughter Lucille “Lucy” Allen of Bradenton, FL, brother Joe (Carol) DiFillippo of Sarasota, FL, grandchildren Bryan Reo, Scott Allen, Gabriele Reo, Shelly Bixler, great grandchildren Jack Oliver, Robert McPeets, Valerie Bixler and great-great granddaughter Sophie Bixler.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 744 Mill Street, Conneaut with Father Philip Miller officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Conneaut.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at the Raisian Family Funeral Home, 581 Harbor Street, Conneaut.
Memorial contributions may be made to Corpus Christi Parish or the Conneaut Food Pantry.
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