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Richard E. Dell Jr.

April 21, 1953 ~ January 4, 2019 (age 65)

Richard E. "Giant" Dell Jr., age 65, of Forward Twp., passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at home. He was the founder and owner for Giant's Landscaping in Elizabeth. He was a former truck driver of 37 years for Marraccini Supermarket, the caretaker for Elizabeth Cemetery, and was an avid Harley Davidson motorcycle rider. Born April 21, 1953 in Washington, D.C., he was a son of the late Richard E. Dell Sr. and the late Ada Lee (Williams) Dell. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Frances M. Wright; daughters, Kristy Torgent of Mt. Vernon and Rachel (Brandon) Hale of Port Vue; sons, Richard (Nicole) Dell III of Forward Twp., Jason (Holly) Wright of Houston, TX, Joshua (Donna) Blake of West Elizabeth and Paul Dell of Dover Air Force Base, DE; 19 grandchildren; brother, Shawn R. Dell of West Elizabeth; also, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Dell, and brother, Michael Dell. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM and Monday, January 7, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12 Noon in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ken Barner officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to PA Patriot Guard Riders, 789 Washington Pike, Avella, PA 15312.

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