Darrell Worth

Woonsocket

    Darrell Dean Worth, age 89, of Woonsocket, formerly of Gettysburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 in Prairie View Care Center, Woonsocket.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Gettysburg, with Fr. Jerry Kopel officiating. Burial of his cremains will follow in the church cemetery.
Darrell Dean Worth was born May 16, 1923 in Gettysburg to John and Robbie (Harvey) Worth. He attended and graduated from Gettysburg High School. Following his schooling Dean enlisted with the United States Navy, serving from 1942 to 1944.
On May 19, 1949 Dean was united in marriage to Dorothy “Dottie” Bichler in Los Angeles, Calif. They made their home there where they were blessed with three children.
In 1962 they moved to Gettysburg where Dean worked as a carpenter, farmer and as an attendant with the local Cenex Station. In October 2011, Dean and Dottie moved to Woonsocket.
Dean enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and D.A.V.
He is survived by his children, Gary (Carol) Worth of Huron, Robbie (Randy) Kogel of Sioux Falls and Tom (Donna) Worth of Woonsocket;  five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dottie; his parents; his sisters, Florence Stankey, Myrtle Mertz, Kathryn Mangin, Lucy Worth, Lorrayne Schnurrer and Dorothy J. Worth; and his brothers, Robert, Wayne and Quentin Worth.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg has been entrusted with Dean’s arrangements.  www.familyfuneralhome.net.

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