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Donald D Delvac

Birth
Death 7 Feb 1997 (aged 79)
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot CBC, 4, 259
Military TEC 5, US ARMY
Memorial ID 573037 · View Source
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DELVAC -- Donald D.: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA) - Sunday, February 9, 1997
Deceased Name: DELVAC -- Donald D.
DELVAC -- Donald D., died Feb. 7, 1997. born March 13, 1917 in the Bronx. N.Y. to John Delvac & Irene Lepore Delvac. Immigrants from Rippabatoni and Casacalenda in the Abruzzi region of Italy. He graduated from Bryant High School in Astoria, N.Y. He worked for the Consolidated Edison Utility Co., where he met his future wife, Florence Kelly. They married on Oct. 31, 1942 at St. Bartholomew's Church in Elmhurst, NY. He served in the US Army during WWII in North Africa, Italy & France. He worked fo r the US Postal service in N.Y. and transferred to San Diego in 1962 where he worked in the La Jolla Post Office until his retirement in 1979. He was active in his church & community, both in St. Bartholomew & Holy Family Parishes and the St. Vincent de Paul society. He was an enthusiastic athletic, playing ice hockey, baseball, and city league football. He took up skiing when he was 64. He was also an avid gardener. He learned how to use a computer at age 78 and used it to delight family and friends with his personalized greeting cards & messages. He was admired by his wide circle of friends and acquaintances for his constant generosity & fine sense of humor. He was preceded by his wife of 54 years, Florence, who died in January. He is survived by 5 married children and 7 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters, nieces, grandniece & nephew. 13 nieces & nephews in Eastern U.S. Funeral mass Mon, 10 am, Holy Family Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or Holy Family Catholic Church. CLAIREMONT MORTUARY


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 573037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald D Delvac (13 Mar 1917–7 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 573037, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .