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J. David Sterrett

AGE: 88 • Seaford

J. David Sterrett, age 88, of Seaford, DE passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2016.

David was born in Oil City, PA and later moved to Ridley Park, PA where he graduated from Prospect Park High School in 1945. He then attended Susquehanna University for 1 year. He then entered the Army for 2 years. After his time in the service he returned to college and completed 2 bachelor's degrees, one in Chemistry and one in English, graduating in 1951.

His first job was with Defender Photo Products, which was bought out by DuPont. He worked for the company in Parlin, NJ, Seaford, and Aiken, SC, then back to Seaford before retiring.

David was active at Mt. Olivet Church, the American Legion, the VFW, the Toastmasters organization, the Seaford Community Concert Association, the Seaford School Board. He was also a member of the Grandpa Jammers Band.

His wife of 61 years, Jane Dillingham Sterrett died in 2009. He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Sterrett Bufano and her husband, William of E. Yaphank, NY, a son John David Sterrett Jr. and his wife Karol, of Highland Village, TX, grandchildren Theresa Jane Bufano, William David Bufano, Becky Sterrett Welch, David Michael Sterrett and Michelle Sterrett Douglass and 1 great-grandchild, Harper Welch.

Memorial Services will be on Saturday, September 10th at 1 PM at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 315 High St, Seaford, DE.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations may be made to Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 315 High St, Seaford, DE.

Arrangements by the Cranston Funeral Home, Seaford, DE.

To leave condolences visit www.cranstonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The News Journal on Sept. 4, 2016
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