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Vera Cavello Dies of Injuries Sustained in Saturday Fire in West Norriton

The woman who was rescued by firefighters from a fire at her West Norriton home on Saturday died of her injuries on Sunday.

According to The Times Herald, the elderly woman who was rescued from a burning home in West Norriton early Saturday morning has died of her injuries.

According to her obituary on Legacy.com, Vera "Babe" Cavello, nee Lombardo, died at Temple Burn Center in Philadelphia from injuries she sustained in the fire at her home. She was 90 years old. 

Cavello was born in Norristown and had previously worked at the Hoisey's Nill and the Lombardo Laundromat in Norristown. She is survived by four sons, a daughter and six grandchildren.

Nicholas Cavello, her son, was also injured in the blaze, but was reportedly released from the hospital on Sunday.

Read Vera Cavello's obituary here and read more about the fire and her rescue here. You can read the full report of her death on The Times Herald's website.


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Bhrenda Drakeford January 22, 2013 at 12:04 PM
I will hold her and her family up in prayer.


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