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“On Veterans Day 2017, thank you for your service Uncle Dave. On the field of battle, as well as in your everyday life. I will never forget you, and...Read More »
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“Laura & Family:So sorry we were out of state when we heard of Dave's passing. He was a true hero & compassionate friend of mine. He gave freely of...Read More »
2 of 32 | Posted by: Ray Nagy - Apollo, PA - Friend

“Please accept my sincere condolence on David's passing. We were classmates so many years ago and I knew that he would have a bright future. He was...Read More »
3 of 32 | Posted by: Pamela Grantham Hart - Phoenix, AZ

“My deepest sympathy to the family of David on your loss. He was a great American who served his country and other veterans through his nursing...Read More »
4 of 32 | Posted by: Dr Linda Rose Frank - Pittsburgh, PA

“Laura and family, I am truly heartbroken to hear about Dave's passing. He truly was a wonderful, intelligent and kind person. I will miss him greatly...Read More »
5 of 32 | Posted by: Barb Stalling - Arnold, PA

“I had the pleasure of working with David for several years; he was a competent and caring professional with a great sense of humor. He was respectful...Read More »
6 of 32 | Posted by: Sheila Ranieri

“Dave was very simply an outstanding human being. I had the pleasure of knowing him for the last 15 years or so. He will be sorely missed. Rest in...Read More »
7 of 32 | Posted by: Mike Lucy - Hopwood, PA

“David was a very intelligent, kind man.It was my pleasure to have known him.He and Laura mad a beautiful couple. ”
8 of 32 | Posted by: Janet Czekalski - Natrona Hts

“Dave was one of the smartest & sweetest men I knew. He was an exemplary medical provider; he always had the answer if I needed him. RIP, Dave. May...Read More »
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“My sincere condolences to Dave's family and friends. I had the opportunity to work with and get to know Dave over the last couple years in his...Read More »
10 of 32 | Posted by: Ray Antonelli - Aliquippa, PA

“So sorry for the families loss. Dave was a very nice guy that made you feel welcome from the time he met you. I was fortunate enough to meet Dave...Read More »
11 of 32 | Posted by: Dan Bortz - Apollo, PA

“So sorry for your loss. David was a great friend and co-worker!!! I just visited with him on my last visit to Heinz. Such a great role model!!! I...Read More »
12 of 32 | Posted by: Lori Macklin - Bulger, PA

“Thanks for being in our lives Pap Dave. Thank you for all of the generosity that you extended to all of us and for sharing your family with us. You...Read More »
13 of 32 | Posted by: Lucy Fitzgerald - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was pleased to have spent time with Davidat our 50th reunion last summer.He was a great kid that grew into a finegentleman.Gone too young. God...Read More »
14 of 32 | Posted by: Frank Rzomp - Frisco, TX

“I was so glad that David shared his time with me at our 50th class reunion. He was a great kid who grew to be a fine gentleman.Gone too young. I'm...Read More »
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“Dave was a wonderful person, would help anyone in need he helped so many and had a lot of stories about his life experiences that he shared with us...Read More »
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“David was a beautiful person never met a stranger. I will remember. His smile. Please except my deepest sympathy. I worked with David at...Read More »
27 of 32 | Posted by: Linda McDonald - Pittsburgh, PA

“My heartfelt condolences to the Barnas family. I had the good fortune to work with Dave on a mental health unit in the past. He was a highly...Read More »
28 of 32 | Posted by: Edgar Hill Jr, PA (retired) - PA

“Dave,We'll miss you buddy...you were truly a great friend and neighbor...one of character and dignity and a hero to many who were blessed to know you...Read More »
29 of 32 | Posted by: Gary Miller - Natrona Heights, PA

“Our love and comfort wishes to all that had the privilege to know Dave. He was a large part of my life for many, many years and for that I will...Read More »
30 of 32 | Posted by: Jessica Rhodes - Pittsburgh, PA

“My sympathy to David's family. We were classmates at Har-Brack Class of 1966. I was happy to spend some time with him working on the Reunion...Read More »
31 of 32 | Posted by: Claudia (Meckey) Montgomery - PA

“Truely an "Old Reliable" and taken much too soon. Thank you, Uncle Dave, for everything you ever did for me and my family. You will be missed. Rest...Read More »
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David was born on October 3, 1948 and passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

David was a resident of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

He graduated from Har Brack High School in 1965 and received a BS from Penn State University with a Nursing degree and the University of Pittsburgh as a Certified Nurse Practitioner.

Receiving the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantry Mens badge, Army Commendation Medal with V Device, Air Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and expert M 16 rifle badge and Purple Heart.

Visitation 2-4 and 5-8 PM Tuesday in the Duster Funeral Home, Inc. 347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, 724-224-1526. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights with full military honors.