Daniel A. Darella, 86, U.S. Air Force veteran who enjoyed flying and building R.C. model aircraft

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Daniel A. Darella
Daniel A. Darella

Daniel A. Darella, 86, of Wilmington, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was born March 11, 1930, in Staten Island, N.Y., to the late Daniel Darella and Anita Fitzgerald Darella.

Daniel was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and enjoyed building and flying R.C. model aircraft.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Darella.

Survivors include his son, Michael Darella; granddaughter, Marina Darella; brother, Richard Darella (Liz); three nieces, Kathleen, Jennifer and Felicia; brother-in-law, Gustav S. Dahl (Christine); and great-nephew, Alex Martinez.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel.

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