David S. Garayoa
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Age 60, of Landenberg, PA, passed away on April 11, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. Dave was a devoted husband to Lillian; loving father to Melissa and Brian, both of Wilmington, DE; dear brother to Mark and his wife Cindy and Kathy and her husband, Rick Marks all of Baltimore, MD; and a loving uncle to Michael and Emily Garayoa and Richard and Rachel Marks.
Dave was born in Baltimore, MD where he served as a city police officer for 12 years before coming to Wilmington, DE to work for MBNA. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going to his favorite restaurant Tio Pepe's, and was a loyal fan of Joe Paterno and Penn State University. Dave was extremely proud when his two children graduated from PSU. Everyone who met Dave loved him. He had numerous friends, whom he loved dearly. He made everyone feel special and loved and was the life of every party that he attended.
A funeral service will be held at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 on Saturday, April 21st at 11:00am. Friends and family may visit at the funeral home on Friday, April 20th from 6-8pm. Committal services for Dave will be held privately with the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dave can be made to Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Road, Newark, DE 19702. Additionally, please honor Dave by making sure you and your loved ones get a colon cancer screening as early and often as possible.
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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2012