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Dale Edward Herman
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Obituary for Dale Edward Herman

Dale Edward Herman, 70, of Chippewa, passed away peacefully, in his home, Sunday, December 3, 2017.
Born November 29, 1947, in Rochester, he was a son of the late Vivian (Oksala) Herman.
Dale was a retired employee of Nova Chemicals with 37 years of service, where spearheaded the Marine Corps Toys for Tots, and also a program to provide coats for children in need.

He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War, receiving numerous medals, including 27 Oak Clusters. He served in the 145th Combat Aviation Battalion-190th Helicopter Assault Unit Gladiators, as a helicopter door gunner, and participated in the TET Offensive. He also volunteered to serve extra tours during the Vietnam War, so that men with families, might not be called up, and he continued to honor the Armed Forces by keeping a green light bulb lit on his porch at all times.

Dale was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels, and took pleasure in delivering meals to clients on his route, often spending time visiting with them, bringing them gifts, and running errands for them.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Herman; grandfather, Hugo Oksala; and his uncle, John Livitski.
He will be sadly missed by his devoted sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Ray Hainley; nieces and nephews, Vicki and Steve Simon, Scott and Cinnamon Hainley, and Denise and Tim DiPietro; great nephews, Justin, Cody and Steele Hainley, and Davis Simon; great nieces, Celina and Noelle DiPietro; sister-in-law , Joanne Herman; aunt, Shirley Livitski; cousin, Michael Livitski, and his good friend, Mark Grago.
Friends will be received Thursday from 4 to 8pm in Tatalovich Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 2205 McMinn St., Aliquippa, Pa. 15001, where the Beaver County Special Unit will conduct military honors Friday at 10:45, followed by a funeral service at 11am, with Rev. Mike Sourwine, officiating.
Interment will take place in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels c/o Mt. Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2679 Darlington Rd, Chippewa Twp., Beaver Falls, Pa, 15010


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Tatalovich Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Aliquippa

2205 McMinn St.
Aliquippa , PA 15001

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14

Dec

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tatalovich Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. - Aliquippa

2205 McMinn St.
Aliquippa , PA 15001

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National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

1158 Morgan Rd
Bridgeville, Pa 15017

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