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Donald D. Devlin

Obituary for Donald D. Devlin

October 22, 1933 - September 6, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 87


Donald D. Devlin passed away unexpectedly on Monday Sept. 6, 2021, at Paul's Run in Philadelphia at the age of 87.

After Donald served our country in the Air Force, he spent a lifelong career in law enforcement. He started out as a police officer in the 25th district, then he became a deputy sheriff. He also was in the Department of Defense Police and a security guard for Jean's hospital for 39 Years.

He was a member of the Association of Pennsylvania Deputy Sheriffs, American Legion Oxley Post, a 50 Year member of the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5, as well as a member of several Religious Association.

Donald loved Following the Philadelphia Phillies. He was an avid fan. One of his special moments in life was to make a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown N.Y. He was able to see the exhibit dedicated to his favorite player Ted Williams.

Donald played softball till he was 60 Years old. He also enjoyed Golf.

Donald was the brother of the late Bill Devlin, loving father of Donald Devlin (Carol), Gregory Devlin (Kim), and the late Diana Devlin. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, and his niece Sandy O'Donnell.

Family and friends are invited to his Life Celebration on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM. His interment will be private at Washington Crossing National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial Contributions in Donald's name may be made to American Heart Association, 625 West Ridge Pike, Bldg. A100 Conshohocken, PA 19428.

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Philadelphia, PA 19154
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