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Salvatore A. Vasile

September 26, 1928 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Salvatore Vasile Obituary

Salvatore A. Vasile, age 95, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away on January 10, 2024.

Born in 1928 to the late Antonio & Josephine (Pascucci) Vasile, Salvatore grew up in Philadelphia. He graduated from South Philadelphia High School in 1946. He continued his higher education at Villanova College, Class of 1950, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathy, Class of 1957. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic and a pharmacist assistant from 1951-1953. 

Salvatore was a dedicated and caring family physician for nearly 40 years in Linwood, PA. Salvatore was active in his church community and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He frequently volunteered at Archmere Academy for many years. Salvatore also greatly enjoyed fishing and was a lifelong fisherman.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Celia Vasile, and his sister, Peggy Rini. Salvatore is survived by his sons, Anthony (Lori) Vasile of Wilmington, DE, Robert Vasile of Fort Lauderdale, FL; his granddaughter, Gabriella (Taylor) Vasile; his grandson, Anthony Vasile Jr.; his sister, Rita Valle of Baltimore, MD; and many nieces, nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, January 15, 2024 from 5-7PM at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington DE 19808. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 beginning at 10:30AM at Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810. Interment will follow in St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Salvatore's name to Archmere Academy, Office of Advancement, 3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703.

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January 15, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Mass of Christian Burial
January 16, 2024

10:30 AM
Church of the Holy Child
2500 Naamans Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

Interment following Mass
January 16, 2024

St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery
10 Old Church Road
Greenville, DE 19807


Archmere Academy
3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont DE 19703


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