86, Bradenton, died February 1, 2016. Born in Allentown, PA he moved to Bradenton in 1993. A Veteran of the US Air Force during Korea, He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, he taught Sunday School for 40 years active in Prison Juvenile Ministry, he was a welder for 40 years and taught welding for 18 years, he was a devout Christian and an avid golfer. Predeceased by daughter, Sherlynn Coppola; survived by wife of 22 years, Gladys of Bradenton, FL; sons, Gary (Sharon) of Breinigsville, PA and Delwyn, Jr. (Shirley) of Afton, VA; daughters, Stephanie (John) Gordon of Norwood, OH, Helene (Kevin) Langman of Sevierville, TN, Lori (Shelby) Curtsinger of Bradenton, FL and Vicki (Cliff) Hofferbert of Bradenton, FL; 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Visitation 9-11AM with Services following at 11AM Friday, February 5, 2016 at First Church of the Nazarene in the Sanctuary, 1616 59th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209 is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
Brown and Sons 43rd Street - Bradenton
604 43rd Street West
Bradenton, FL 34209
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Feb. 2, 2016