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David Richard Worobec, Sr., 88, of Avella died unexpectedly Thursday September 28, 2023.
He was born June 24, 1935 in Deep Creek, MD to the late Walter and Leah Groves Worobec. His mother remarried after his father’s passing to the late Howard Breese.
In December of 1952 David graduated from Alhambra High School in Alhambra, CA.
On January 24, 1955 he joined the United States Navy. He completed his enlistment on December 15, 1956 as a Seaman First Class.
On March 21, 1959 he married Mary E. Ullom Worobec who passed away on December 20, 2021 and with whom he made his home for sixty-two years.
On May 4, 1959, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served in the Vietnam War. He retired as a Master Sargent on September 30, 1977.
He loved his family, hunting, fishing, talking about his military career to anyone who would listen, Steelers Football and going to the Pirates Games with his grand daughters and great grandson.
He is survived by his daughter Lynn Kulla of Washington, son David R. Worobec, Jr. of Canonsburg, and daughter Kathy Jo Morris of Avella; grand children Christopher (Stefanie) Kulla, Carissa Worobec, Brandy (Jim) Steenson, Cody Kulla, Annissa Worobec, James Morris, Jordan Morris, Leah Kilpatrick, and David R. Worobec, III. Also surviving are great grandchildren Taylor, Allison, Kaylor, Lexie, Brayden, Logan, Hensley, Olivia, Theo, and Cecilia.
He was preceded in death in addition to his wife by his great grand-daughter Payton.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Avenue in Washington where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday October 2, 2023 with Jill Briggs, Pastor of Rolling Hills Chapel, Timber Lake Road, officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens in McMurray, PA where Full Military Honors will be provided by the United States Air Force.
In lieu of flowers, please make donation to Wounded Warriors.
A tribute wall is available at www.deangelocare.com.