William "Bill" Delia (1921 - 2018)

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William "Bill" Delia, age 96, of Chapman Road, Brockport, Pa., died on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at Highland View Health Care in Brockway.
Born in Brockway on Oct. 16, 1921 he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary Frances Paladino Delia.
On July 31, 1949 he was married to Louise F. "Toots" Noker and she preceded him in death on July 10, 2010.
Retired, Bill was a mould maker at Brockway Glass. He was a member of St. Tobias Church in Brockway. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II as a P51 mechanic. He was an original founder of the Owens-Brockway Golf Course and was a member of the Blue Rock Settlers. Bill loved woodworking, gardening, hunting and spending time with his family.
He is survived by two sons, Ronald Delia and Richard (Brenda "Bo") Delia, both of Brockway; a daughter, Judith Billock of DuBois, Pa.; a sister, Eleanor Aravich of DuBois; a brother, Louis Delia of Brockway; five grandchildren: Rick (Casie) Delia, Dawna (Tom) Ceriani, Robert "Muggs" Delia, Annjeanette (Joel) St. Clair, and Brandon Billock; as well as seven great-grandchildren: Ricky, Zack, Braelyn, Kyler, Jenna, Kayla and Tommy. Bill recently said, "I am so proud of all of my grandkids."
In addition to his parents and his wife he is also preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Joeffrey Delia and a sister, Christine Delia.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. at St. Tobias Church also in Brockway with Msgr. Charles Kaza presiding. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded on Friday morning at the church by Parson-Marnati Post #95 of the American Legion. A Vigil Service will be held Thursday evening at 8:45 p.m., also at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the .
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2018
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