Charles "David" Farone, Sr. 66, of Bear, Delaware, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.
David loved baseball. He was an umpire for many years and was the IBUA rules interpreter for the state of Delaware for more than 35 years.
He was also a great musician, playing mostly the organ, and loved listening to jazz music. Dave was an excellent cook and a history buff.
David is survived by his wife of 45 years, Eileen; children, Cara (Michael) Fuscia and David (Meredith) Farone Jr.; grandchildren, Charlotte, Adrianne, Santino, Anthony and Joseph; brother, Anthony "Tony" (Cammy) Farone; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded is death by his parents, Charles and Carolyn Farone; and sister, Cindy Farone.
Services for Mr. Farone were held privately at the request of the family and under the direction of the Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road in Newark.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 15829, Arlington, Va. 22215.
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Published on December 2, 2019


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Emily (Farone) Presnar
Dec 03, 2019
So sorry Eileen and children.
You have my sympathy and hugs to all of you.