Robert Marchiani

Robert "Chef Rob" Marchiani

Tuesday, December 27th, 1966 - Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Robert M. Marchiani, 53 of Ridley Twp, Woodlyn, PA, died Thursday September 3, 2020 in the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Born in Chester, PA, he lived in Woodlyn for the past 17 years coming from Wilmington, DE. He served in the Army and graduated from Johnson & Wales Culinary School.
Robert “Chef Rob” Marchiani was an executive chef and owner of Josephs Catering in Morton, PA since 2013. He also worked at Brock and Company and Academy of Natural Sciences.
Rob was an avid Elvis fan, loved to entertain, always helped those most in need and he was passionate about riding Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Rob will be remembered for his kind heart, his free spirit and his smile that would light up a room. He mostly will be remembered for his dedication to his wife and two children, but most importantly his devout love for his granddaughter, Hayden. When Rob got sick in 2017, he remained courageous, positive and strong throughout every hardship that he faced.
Survived by his wife: Toni (Cellinesi) Marchiani. His children, daughter: Katelyn C Marchiani and son William Marchiani. Granddaughter: Hayden Marchiani.
His Parents: Clare Marchiani and Ronald Marchiani, Sr and his wife Donna.
Brother: Ronald Marchiani, Jr. Dedicated and beloved friend: Stephen “Stevie” Michael.
Step children: Jennifer Varner and Carlee Kosteski. Step Grandchildren: Kaylynn, Alanna Chloe and Teagen.
Visitation Thursday from 5:30-8:00 at Kevin M. Lyons Funeral Service, 202 S. Chester Pk, Glenolden, PA.
Due to current guidelines, facial masks and social distancing are required inside the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to :
Einstein Transplant
Office of Development
Einstein Healthcare Network
Braemer Education Building, Ground Floor
5501 Old York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 5:30pm - 8:00pm
    Kevin M. Lyons Funeral Service
    202 S. Chester Pk
    Glenolden, PA 19036-2102
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    Due to current guidelines, facial masks and social distancing are required inside the funeral home.
  • Interment

    202 S. Chester Pike
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