David J. McCool

  • "Cindi, So sorry to hear of your brother's passing. May..."
    - Kim Hall
  • "Dave, test in peace..."
    - Ronald Kessinger
  • "We were classmates at PSU. Good times. Great guy..."
    - Barclay Reynolds
  • "Judy, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your..."
    - Connie Stover
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David James McCool David James McCool, 69, of West Chester, and formerly of State College, passed away on August 8, 2018, after a three year battle with lung cancer. Born in Altoona in 1948, he was the son of the late Lester L. and Sara E. (Heinbaugh) McCool. David was the beloved husband of Judith Ann, with whom he shared 47 wonderful years of marriage; loving father of Michelle "Shelley" Widner (Mike), of Broadway, Va., and Deanna McCool, of Phoenixville; devoted grandfather of Morgan and Max Widner; dear brother of Cindi DePue (Kim) and the late Lester "Mac" McCool (Ann). He later moved to State College, where he met his wife, Judy in State College High School, from which they graduated. After graduating, he served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War 1966-1968. He attended The Pennsylvania State University, where he majored in Criminal Justice. Dave was a hardworking man who provided for his family. He retired in 2015, as Vice President of USA Coil & Air in Malvern. He enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family and teasing his grandchildren. He was an avid Flyers and Penn State football fan. His sense of humor, laugh, and caring nature will be greatly missed by so many, but especially by his wife and daughters. His grandchildren will remember him for being funny and lovingthe best Pap-Pap ever! Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing 5-7 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2018, at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000 and 9:30-10:20 a.m. Monday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 15 E. Pleasant Grove Rd., West Chester, followed by his Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (for small cell lung cancer), 155 East 55th Street, Suite 6H, New York, NY 10022, www.lungcancerresearch foundation.org. Online condolences at www.donohuefuneralhome.com.
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Published in Centre Daily Times on Aug. 9, 2018
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