ERNEST R., age 91, of Hatfield PA, formerly of North Wales PA, on April 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of the late Jennie (nee Facciolo); devoted father of Phyllis D. (Charles) Marsar, Jacquie J. (Wayne) Faulkner and Ernest R. (Nancy) DePaolantonio Jr; loving grand-father of Chuck (Amy) Marsar, Chad (Jen) Marsar, Jamie Faulkner, Lisa Heck, Jason (Katie) Faulkner, Alessandra and Andrew DePaolantonio; 6 great grandchildren.
Ernest served during World War II as a member of the 456th Division of the 505 Pathfinders of the 82nd Airborne. Partici-pated in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy; liberated the first town in France, Ste. Marie-Eglise. Fought in Operation Market Garden, The Battle of Arnhem, The Battle of the Bulge, The Rheinland and march-ed with the 82nd Airborne into Berlin and Victory in Europe. Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, Monday, 9 A.M., O'LEARY FUNERAL HOME, 640 E. Springfield Rd., Springfield, PA 19064, and to his Funeral Mass, Monday, 11 A.M., St. Charles Borromeo Church, Dennison Ave., Drexel Hill PA 19026. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Ernest's family would graciously appreciate contribu-tions in his memory to Living Branches, Dock Meadows, 275 Dock Dr., Lansdale PA 19446.

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Published on on Apr. 17, 2014