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Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home
Friday July 1st, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home
Friday July 1st, 2022

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Della Mae Ford

Della Mae Ford “beloved mother, grandmother, and sister”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Della Mae Ford, 89, of Bell Run Road, Shinglehouse, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home, Bradford.

Born on Monday, January 30, 1933 in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of Nora Roach. On October 28, 1967 in Coudersport, she married Jack U. Ford, who passed away on February 21, 2019.

Della was an active member of Grace Bible Independent Baptist Church in Shinglehouse. She was also a member of the Bell Run Lunch Bunch. Her greatest loves were her Lord and her family.

Surviving are eight children; twenty-one grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Pamela Curcio of Bradford; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mother and husband, Della was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.

Family and friends may call from noon to 1pm on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse.

Private funeral services will be held for the family only. Burial will be next to her husband in Bell Run Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Della’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle or share a fond memory of Della, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.


We are sovery sorry for your loss. Della was such a wonderful person and had the biggest heart. Della was friends with everyone she met and will be missed. Love qnd prayers for all of you.

Dave and Kathy Garrity Jul 2 2022 1:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Ford

Howard and Renee Jul 1 2022 2:50 PM

I was so very sorry to learn of your loss. I hadn't seen her in some time but we always had a good visit when she was still living on the Run. She had a kind and gentle heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Beth (Austin) Bell Jun 30 2022 12:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Ford

Linda (Ireland) Clayton Jun 29 2022 9:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Ford

Dick Sherwood Jun 28 2022 7:37 AM

So sorry for for you loss! Thoughts and prayers to all of you!

Karen Gary Milliman Jun 28 2022 2:48 AM

Thought and prayers to all her family what a sweet lady. I use to work with fella at the home. Always a smile on her face.

Bobbie Jun 27 2022 9:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Ford

Mary Kay Houben Jun 27 2022 5:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Della Ford

Pamela Learn Jun 27 2022 3:44 PM

Condolences to the families.

Doug blanchard Jun 27 2022 3:02 PM

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