Age 88, passed away on July 30, 2017.

Dale was born in Pittsburgh, PA. He attended Mother of Good Counsel and Central Catholic High School. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry in 1951 and a Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1956. He worked for Allied Chemical Company and later the DuPont Company where he retired in 1991. He was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Lambda Upsilon and Sigma XI. He was also a member of the American Chemical Society.

Dale loved to travel, spending time at the beach, fishing in the Chesapeake and enjoyed his home. He spent many hours doing various home projects and working in his garden. In his younger years, he loved to ski and scuba dive. He had a love for the performing arts and especially enjoyed music.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara; his son, Dale of Ocean City, MD; his sister, Joan (Mancuso) Bova (Paul) and brother, Robert Mancuso (Maxine). Also left to cherish his memory are his niece and nephews, Jean Marie, Joseph and Michael and four great nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Thursday August 3, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington. Burial will be in Lawncroft Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations in Dale’s memory to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112.