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David N. Iannicelli

DAVID N. IANNICELLI age 80, beloved husband of Elaine (nee Thomas); loving father of Michele Lucas (husband Gary) and the late Michael; devoted Papa of Nicolette Vahcic (husband Joshua) and Brooke Lucas; cherished son of the late August and Elizabeth (nee Vespro); dearest brother of Ann Marie Repasy (husband George); dear brother-in-law of Cindy Arenswald and the late Fred Thomas; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Survived by his feline companions Tommy and Luci. U.S. Army Veteran.

Dave was born on January 12, 1939 in Cleveland and passed away on June 7, 2019. He was a resident of Willoughby since 1995, previously South Euclid. Dave was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1957 and worked as a manager and retired from General Motors. Dave greatly enjoyed golfing in his free time and was an avid Cleveland Indians, Browns, Cavs fan and horse racing fan. He loved traveling, especially to Disney World in Florida. He was giving, generous, funny, and witty. Dave was hard working and dedicated to his family, who came first in his life. He will be dearly missed by all.

Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Contributions may be made in memory of Dave to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Dave at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) WEDNESDAY 4-8 PM

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  1. I can still hear his laugh I will miss tinker everyday, he was such an amazing guy! I feel honored to have known and loved him! So many fantastic memories! Me magoos Christmas carol, Aunti Mae cookies, I will Never forget him!!

  2. Elaine and family, I’ll be in DC the day of the memorial and will not be in attendance. My sincere thoughts and feeling go out to all of you. Life events are difficult, but we gain strength from them and move on to the future.

  3. Praying for comfort and strength for the family. Find comfort in God’s promises that we can see our loved ones again. John 6:40 holding you close in our thoughts and hoping you are OK.

  4. Joe and I are so sad to hear we lost a wonderful friend. He and Joe were like brothers, he was part of our family and we cherish all the good times and memories we had with Dave. We have lots of pictures and some funny videos that we will be able to look at. Elaine and family. We are sorry we will not be able to attend the memorial but our thoughts and prayers will be will you all.

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