David M. Licurse

By Orleans Hub Posted 17 July 2019 at 2:54 pm

David Licurse

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David M. Licurse, 80, of Sunnyvale, Calif., passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 14, 2019 in El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, Calif.

David was born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y., a son of the late Frank and Rose (Ilvento) Licurse. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace in Santa Clara, Calif. and Holy Family Parish/St. Joseph’s Church in Albion. David received his MBA from the University of Rochester and was employed at Xerox for 24 years, retiring in 1994. After retirement, David was involved with several startup companies. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Kenneth D. Bailey (DDR-713), a Gearing-class destroyer.

He was predeceased by his siblings, Joseph (Nellie) Licurse, Virginia (Clark) Cheney, and Rose (Chuck) Zicari.

David is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Patricia (Maloney) Licurse; children, David Licurse Jr., Debbie Licurse and Denise Licurse; grandchildren, Gabrielle, Stephanie Licurse Austin, and Gabriel Licurse; great-grandchildren, Justin Austin Jr., Isaiah Austin and Naeveh Austin; brother, Frank Licurse; sister, Christine Licurse; several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Mon., July 22 from 4 to 8 p.m. David’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Parish/St. Joseph’s Church on Tue., July 23 at 10:30 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in David’s name may be made to MDS Foundation Inc., Peace-It-Together Counseling, American Heart Association, or American Lung Association.

To share a special memory of David, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.