Leroy P. Dell, 86, Gallitzin, died Tuesday at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Jesse and Thelma (Snowberger) Dell. He married Mary Lane Stevens on Feb. 14, 1953.
Surviving are his wife; two children: Richard and Karen; three grandsons; a granddaughter; two great-granddaughters; and two brothers: John and Michael Zerbee.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James; and a sister, Linda Davis.
Leroy served in the U.S. Army and Merchant Marines. He enjoyed working on his computer and also wrote three books.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are by Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin.