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Thomas A. Del Val U.S. Navy  WWII
Thomas A. Del Val U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 2/13/1908
Died On: 6/1/1987 Last Residence: 33313 Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida
Street Address: 382 Midland Ave
Service Number: 8158749
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS ARDC-7, 31 May 1945

Veteran Code: USN-314


BIOGRAPHY
 
Thomas A. DelVal

Thomas A. DelVal was born Feb. 13, 1908. to Michael and Marietta Gioseffi Del-Vecchio in Rye, where he attended Rye schools .He had two brothers Angelo and Michael and two sisters Phyllis and Anne. In Rye his family lived at 382 Midland Ave and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

Thomas enlisted on 11/27/43 and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a motor machinist's mate. For his service, Thomas was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Medal, the American Theater Medal and the Victory Medal.

In 1933. he married Matilda Masi at Corpus Christi Church in Port Chester. Thomas was a motor machinist's mate in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

For his service, he was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Medal, the Ameri- can Theater Medal and the Victory MedaL

For many years, Thomas was an attendant at what was then Abel's Gas Station in. Port Chester. He also worked at the Apawamls Club in Rye.

In 1959, he and his wife moved to Fort Lauderdale. He retired in 1978. While in Rye, Thomas enjoyed playing golf at the Apawamls Club, his wife said. "That was what he used to do most" .

Thomas A. DelVal, a Rye resident who was a mechanic for the city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for 13 years, died June 5, 1987 after a short Illness at the Bennett Humana Hospital in Plantation, Fla. He was 79

At the time of his death, in addition to his wife, Thomas was survived by a son, Thomas M. of Sunrise; a brother. Michael of Rye; and two sisters, Phyllis Matturro of Mamaroneck and Anne Costas of Harrison.
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