Richard F. "Biddy" DelGrande

Richard F. 'Biddy' DelGrande of Coatesville Richard F. "Biddy" DelGrande, 94, died Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Coatesville VA Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was the husband of Anne T. Mariano DelGrande, who preceded him in death in 2003. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Frank and Rose DiOrio DelGrande. Richard served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was employed in the medical administration section of the Coatesville VA Hospital. Richard was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church and a 4th degree knight in the Knights of Columbus Council #3286. Additionally, he held memberships in the VFW Post #845, LGM and West End Fire Co. He is survived by a sister, Theresa Manfredi and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 18th, at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 80 S. 17th Avenue, Coatesville. Family and friends may call at the church from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Entombment will be in St. Matthew's Mausoleum, Conshohocken. In his memory, contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Church at the above address or the Coatesville VA Hospital Hospice Unit, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA 19320. On-line condolences may be made by visiting
Published in The Daily Local on June 14, 2014