Albert Apicella, 90, of Millsboro, formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at the Country Rest Home in Greenwood.
He was born in Baltimore, April 28, 1928, son of the late James and Rose (Livolsie) Apicella). He was a graduate of the Warrens S. Seipp General Vocational School in Baltimore, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Al worked as a lithographer for Maran Printing in Baltimore, with over 30 years of service before retiring and moving to the beach in the early ‘90s. He was a former member of the Blue Star Pleasure Club, and enjoyed bowling and hunting. His favorite pastime was fishing and boating. He would often say, “I’m the world’s greatest fisherman.”
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Alfonse Apicella, Anthony Apicella, Angelo Apicella, Rita Spedelere, Theresa Apicella and Alfred Apicella. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Myra J. (LeCompte) Apicella; a son, William J. Apicella of Lewes; a daughter, Anna Marie Apicella of Baltimore; and an adopted son, Thomas M. Apicella of Baltimore. He is also survived by a grandson, Albert E. Apicella; and a sister, Rosemarie Denver.
A funeral service will be held at noon, Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends and family may call after 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.melsonfuneralservices.com