Louis Dale Bricen, 89, formerly of Apple Street, Weedville, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Christ the King Manor.
He was born Oct. 15, 1924 in Weedville, son of the late Thomas J. Bricen and Agnes (Gardner) Bricen.
He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy.
On Dec. 21, 1947 in New York City, he married Velma Marie (Burke) Bricen. She survives.
He was the owner of both Louieâ€™s Plumbing and Heating and Louieâ€™s Exxon in Weedville. He also worked for Corbett Cabinet Company.
Louis was a member of the American Legion Post 978 in Weedville.
He is survived by his children, Luann Pisani and her husband, Louie of St. Marys, Nancy Rosman and her husband, Mark of Weedville, Thomas Bricen and his wife, Susan of Weedville, and John Bricen and his wife, Rebecca of Weedville; a sister, Vernice Paolella of Philadelphia; a brother, Dan Bricen of St. Marys; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Louis was preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas and Cornealius â€śJackâ€ť Bricen; and two sisters, June Snyder and Jean Lander.
A funeral service for Louis Dale Bricen will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10 a.m. from the funeral home with Fr. Thomas Tyler officiating.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
Full military honors will be accorded from the funeral home by the members of the Bennetts Valley Honor Guard Post 978.
Burial will be in Gardner Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donorâ€™s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.