Ferdinand "Fred" D'Ambrosio

  • Died: November 16, 2018
  • Location: Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall

2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008

Tel. (610) 356-4200

Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather


Ferdinand "Fred", age 92 of Gladwyne, PA and formerly of West Philadelphia, on November 16, 2018.

Fred was a graduate of Overbrook High School, a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army/AirCorps, and a retired member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 542. He was also a water-skiing advocate and a founding member of the former Neptune Ski Club.

Husband of the late Susan M. (nee Coulter), and the late Catherine T. (nee O'Brien), brother of the late Nicola D'Ambrosio and grandfather of the late John Ruley and Emma D'Ambrosio.

Survived by his children, Barbara Ann Ruley, Fred D'Ambrosio, Jr. (Karen), Richard D'Ambrosio (Susan), Kathleen Ewing (Robert) and James D'Ambrosio,9 grandchildren; Kate, Dee, Fred III, Fara, Anna, Rich Jr., Ryan, Kyle, and Jessica, and 11 great-grandchildren; Shaun, Marcus, Sarah, Abby, Avery, Jason, Brooke, Morgan, Parker, Lillian and Madison; his brother Anthony D'Ambrosio and his sisters, Mary Faraone and Angela Thomas, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, 9:30-10:45 AM at St. John Vianney Church, 350 Conshohocken State Road, Gladwyne, PA 19035. Funeral Mass to follow at 11 AM. Inurnment Calvary Cemetery, Conshohocken, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society,1818 Market St., Suite 2820, Phila. PA 19103 would be appreciated.


Condolence & Memory Journal

First born, first son, first grandchild, first grandson; first to graduate from high school; first to serve his country; first to marry; first to become a parent; first to become a grandparent; first to become a great-grandparent; and first in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. Rest in Peace, Uncle Freddy.

Posted by Matthew DiBiase - Philadelphia, PA - Family   November 28, 2018

My deepest condolences to your family. May you find peace, strength, and comfort in knowing that Psalms 116:15 tells us how God feels about the death of loved ones.

Posted by A friend   November 28, 2018

Our prayers & thoughts are with all of you. Freddy was one a kind & we often talk about his dance moves. RIP Freddy. With Love Joann & Frank DiBiase Jr.

Posted by FRANK DIBIASE - DELRAY BEACH, FL - Family   November 27, 2018

Our deepest sympathy are with you and your family during your time of this great loss. Mat God lift your family in love and prayers, knowing that he is with our heavenly father in eternal peace. With love The Campos Family.

Posted by Miguel & Rachel Campos - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   November 24, 2018

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