David A. Flick

March 29, 1946 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 75)

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Born in Rochester, New York.

Married to Brenda Flick 52 years

Parents (deceased) Urban Emil Flick & Dorothy M. (Migliore) Flick

Survived by brother Urban E. Flick, sister-in-law Mary Ann Flick & niece Julie Flick.

   And other close relatives: Kim & Denise Porrazzo; Keith & Kimberly Porrazzo; Briana, Kevin, Kaster & Kade Hetrick; Vince Porrazzo; Rudy Porrazzo; Anthony Porrazzo and Nick & Natalie Porrazzo.  (other relatives in CA & NY).

Military: Served in Army 1966-1969, was Sgt E-5.  Completed Jump school & Pathfinder school at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Was subsequently stationed in Viet Nam & later in Germany. He was part of the 1st Cavalry Division, 11th Pathfinder Company, 509 Airborne Division. He was 1 of 8 paratroopers to jump into L.Z. Moon in Viet Nam on 1/26/1967 and was part of the Exercise Deep Furrow 68, a Joint Task NATO maneuver in Greece.

He was awarded 1. National Defense Service Medal, 2. Viet Nam Service Medal with 2 bronze service stars, 3. Air Medal,

4. Combat Infantry Badge, 5. Parachute Badge, 6. 2 Overseas Bars, 7. Bronze Star w/V Medal, 8. Viet Nam Campaign Medal w/device, 9. Pathfinder Badge, 10. ARCOM w/V, 11. Marksman M-14.

He worked as a driver’s training & driver’s education instructor, a sheet metal worker and a Realtor before becoming a handyman for Realtors.

Education: He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic elementary school, West Jr. High, Warren High school, Long Beach City College, Cerritos Jr. College & Calif. State University at Long Beach. He graduated with an A.A. degree from Cerritos & a B.A. degree “cum laude” from CSULB.

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Graveside with Military Honors
March 29, 2022

12:00 PM
Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA 92518

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