Jean (Thomas) D'Angelo of 825 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, Pennsylvania passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones. Born on September 5, 1927 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Jean was the daughter of the late Edward and Eleanor (Butcher) Thomas. Jean graduated from Bristol High School in 1945. She was a member of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church. She was known to her loving family as "Mom-Mom", and to the many students and athletes who attended Bristol High School during the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's, Jean was known respectfully as "Mrs. D".
Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, Anthony "Chic" D'Angelo and her oldest son, Dr. David D'Angelo. Jean is survived by her daughters, Jean Ann Scott (Tim), of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina and Carole Fontana (Roberto) of Northfield, New Jersey, and son, John D'Angelo (Regina) of Bristol, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Jodi Wasiak (Kenny), Steven Volponi, Victoria Volponi, Anthony D'Angelo (Elizabeth), David Matthew D'Angelo, Julie Ann D'Angelo and David John D'Angelo. great grandchild; Dominic D'Angelo and her step-grandchildren; Chad and Joe Scott along with several nieces and nephews.
The D'Angelo family would like to express their extreme gratitude to all of the Angels who sat at Jean's shoulder and cared for her with tenderness and love; Kathy Louden, Anna Romano DiStefano, Maria Chichilitti and the Heartand Hospice Staff.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Friday, November 18, 2016, 10:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening 7-9:00pm Friday morning 8:30-9:30am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Str., Bristol Borough.
Jean always taught her family the importance of charity for others, especially to the so many who are less fortunate and in need. In lieu of flowers and cards, please consider making a donation to either or each of these organizations, both of which provide exemplary and vital services to children. Bucks County Intermediate Unit Education Foundation, c/o Ms. JoAnn Perotti, 705 North Shady Retreat Rd., Doylestown, Pa 18901 or Bristol Borough Community Action Group,- Food Bank, 99 Wood Street, Bristol, Pa 19007.