David F. “Bubbles” Lidwell 72, Cresson died February 24,2021 at his home. Born December 29, 1948 in Altoona the son of the late Thomas and Marie “Tootsie” (Machiarola) Lidwell. He will be reunited with his companion pug dog Remy whom he lost in January of 2020 Survived by his wife the former Cindy Eckenrode whom he married January 12, 1980, daughter Angela Lidwell and son Ryan (Ashley) Lidwell, grandsons, Brent Leap and Reed Lidwell. Brother of Donna (Rob) Stoy, Darlene Eberhardt, Donald, Denise (Bob) Perry, and Cindi Yockel and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Retired in April 2004 as a Correction Officer at SCI Cresson. David enjoyed fishing, hunting, restoring old furniture, woodworking, adult coloring, going for rides in the country and especially spending time with his grandsons. Life member of Sankertown VFW, Disabled American Veterans and Vietnam Veterans of America, member of Cresson American Legion and past 3rd degree member of St. Ann’s Council of the Knights of Columbus, and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am Monday the Rev. Leo Arnone celebrant. Committal St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm Sunday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin where a vigil service will be held Sunday. Military Rites by Sankertown VFW, Cresson American Legion and other local military organizations.
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