Richard P. "Dick" Davy
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AGE: 71 • Ocean View, DE
Richard P. "Dick" Davy, 71, of Ocean View, Delaware, died peacefully Wednesday, April 23, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Richard J. and Dorothy (Maher) Davy. He grew up in Massapequa, L.I., N.Y., and graduated from Massapequa High School in 1961. He attended Kansas University, earning his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He was a History Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Supervisor and Assistant Principal for 30 years at Lenape Regional High School in Medford, N.J. While at Lenape, he took graduate courses to earn his certification as a guidance counselor. Upon his retirement from education, he moved to Ocean View, Delaware. In retirement, he enjoyed playing tennis, golf and working out at the local gym. He also enjoyed traveling to Florida every winter and Maine every summer. He moved to Arden Courts in Wilmington in June of 2013. The family extends their sincere gratitude to the staff at Arden Courts and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care during his end of life journey.
He is preceded in death by his father, Richard J. Davy. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Davy, his wife, Carol, his two daughters, Laurie Kardos (husband, Kevin) and Barbara Sellman (husband, Walter), his granddaughters, Taylor Kardos and Paige Kardos, his brother, Kevin Davy, and his sisters, Patricia Glennon and Diane Casey, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service to honor his life is scheduled for Friday, May 2nd, 2014, at 12 noon, at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Friends may call prior to the Memorial Service, at 11 am, at the funeral home.
For online condolences, please visit: chandlerfuneralhome.com. The family suggests donations to Arden Courts, 700 ½ Foulk Rd., Wilmington, DE, or Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Rd., Newark, DE, 19702.
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in Courier-Post on Apr. 27, 2014