November 29, 1936 - February 4, 2022
Richard “Dick" Francis Wabals, age 85, of Milton, DE passed away at home on Friday, February 4, 2022. He was born on November 29, 1936, in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Frank Wabals and Pearl (Brzeczek) Wabals. Mr. Wabals graduated the Northeast Catholic High School for boys in 1954. He continued his studies at Drexel University from where he obtained a BA and as a proud member of Drexel ROTC earned an Army commission. On November 16, 1968, Mr. Wabals married the love of his life, Sandra L. Wabals in Bethlehem, PA. He built a lifelong career working for the Department of Army, as a civilian employee. Mr. Wabals had many and varied interests and hobbies. He was skilled at building models of airplanes and ships, loved woodworking, and was an avid reader. Mr. Wabals was also known for his needlework skills and found great joy as a Revolutionary War reenactor. Mr. Wabals was a loving and devoted husband, father, and friend. Loved by many, he will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wabals was predeceased by his brother. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sandra L. Wabals; and his 2 children: Matthew Wabals of Philadelphia, PA and Jennifer Wabals of Alexandria, VA. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, February 21, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE, where friends may visit beginning at 2:00 PM. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic social distancing protocols must be observed and masks must be worn by everyone participating in any aspect of the service. Please sign the virtual guestbook located on the tribute page.
Richard “Dick" Francis Wabals, age 85, of Milton, DE passed away at home on Friday, February 4, 2022. He was born on November 29, 1936, in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Frank Wabals and Pearl (Brzeczek) Wabals. Mr. Wabals graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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