Eligio Bonelli

April 20, 1934 - August 10, 2020
Eligio Bonelli

Eligio Bonelli, age 86, of Malvern PA loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully on Monday August 10, 2020 with his family by his side.

Eligio was born in Grassano, Italy on April 20, 1934 to the late Nicola and Palma (Piaggione) Bonelli.

He was the beloved husband for 61 years of Iva (Marcucci) Bonelli; loving father to Nicola, Elena Keisler (Drayton) and Eligio Jr.; cherished grandfather of Nicola Jr, Francesca
(Frankie), Isabella (Neve) Bonelli, Drayton and Christopher Keisler and Eligio (Gigio) Bonelli III. He is survived by his sister Concetta Sarcoli.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Pasquale and Antonio and his sisters Stella Lore’ and Teresa Macelloni.

The viewing and Mass will take place at a later date in Malvern, PA

Local arrangements by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation


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  • August 14, 2020
    Jerry and Russell Capaccio says:
    Our deepest condolences to the the family. You father was a wonderful person, a great friend to our parents/family. May he Rest In Peace.

  • September 03, 2020
    Nick Memmo says:
    To the Bonelli Family, Deepest condolences from the Memmo family. So very sorry for the loss of Eligio. We had so many great times and have so many joyful memories from our days on Malvern Avenue. Seeing your photos brings back to life those special times. Sharing peace from our family to yours.