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Schuylkill County Obituaries

🇺🇸 David M. Devlin, 74 – Served 2 Tours in Vietnam

David M. Devlin, 74, of Cressona, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday evening in his residence.

Born in Pottsville, on May 4, 1946, he was a son of the late Francis and Lillian (Urich) Devlin.

He was of the Catholic faith.

David proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy having served two tours in Vietnam.

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He worked at the Schuylkill County Prison as a correctional officer for 26 years.

David was a member of the American Legion, Cressona.

He had an outgoing personality and especially enjoyed talking with other veterans.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his sister, Theresa.

David is survived by his wife, Jayne B. (Herring) Devlin , to whom he was married 39 years on September 12th; and daughter, Ceara Torres, wife of Miguel, of New Philadelphia.

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Services are private at the convenience of family.

The family request contributions in David’s memory be sent to: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 S. Clark St, Arlington, VA 22202.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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