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David F. "Chico" Bird

David F. “Chico” Bird, age 67, Orangeville, died unexpectedly at his home at 9:02 p.m Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  

Born in Sunbury on February 6, 1951, he was the son of  Mary N. (Sanders) Bird, Bloomsburg, and the late Edward F. Bird. David graduated from Shikellamy High School, Sunbury.

After graduating, he enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War.

A 30 year resident of Orangeville, “Chico” worked at the Selinsgrove State School for 35 years as a resident aide.

David was a member of the VFW in Northumberland. He loved animals and spending time with friends and family. He was a loving and devoted son and a great friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna J. (Roberts) Bird, on October, 29, 2017. They were married for 28 years.

Surviving in addition to his mother, is a lifelong friend, Elwood Klinger, Orangeville; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; his beloved dog, Midge Jet; and a son, Lucas Bird, Sunbury.

At his request, there will not be any services.

Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 30 2 ½ St. Benton, PA 17814.


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A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

Missy Ely Jan 13 2019 12:00 AM

Dave, couldn't believe this when I heard my friend!! We had many good times my friend working together and shared many of the same passions in life! Godspeed my brother and prayers of love and support to your family left behind.....Rest in sweet peace my brother!!!

Mark Kieffer Jan 12 2019 12:00 AM

Worked with Dave at the Center, Rest In Peace Chico

John S. Jan 12 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

William Williams Jr. Jan 11 2019 12:00 AM

You were a good man, great to work with....Rex and Cindy K.

Rex and Cindy K. Jan 11 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

Romaine Grassley Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

Vicki Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

VIVIAN RUTE-ZIMMERMAN Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Bird

Lucas Bird Jan 10 2019 12:00 AM