David "Dave" E. Davis

David “Dave” E. Davis, 80, of Springboro, passed away Friday morning, December 6, 2019 as the result of an automobile accident.  He was born January 18, 1939, a son of the late Norman and Margaret (Smith) Davis.  Dave owned and operated Dave Davis Vending and the Albion Laundromat & Car Wash.  He was a member of the Hickernell United Methodist Church.  Dave was very active in, and past President of, the Albion Volunteer Fire Department and the Albion Area Lions Club.  He was a handyman who could build or fix anything.  He loved working the Lions Club Chicken BBQ at the Albion Fair and travelling, especially his mission trips to Paraguay and West Virginia.  He watched Western movies and was a fan of John Wayne, and he listened to the original style Country Western music.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catharina “Tineke” Davis, on June 3, 2016, two brothers, Clair and Roy Davis.  He is survived by three daughters, Patricia Raymond and her husband, Ron, of Edinboro, Pamela Davis and Paula Davis, both of Springboro, a sister, Dorothy Walters of Strattanville, PA, two brothers, Russell Davis and his wife, Dusty, of Strattanville, PA, Ross Davis and his wife, Janet, of Springboro.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Daniel, Stephanie, Nicole, Alex, Linnae, Lianne, Sarah, two great-grandchildren, Jazmine and Ina, and many nieces and nephews.  Calling hours will be held at the Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, on Tuesday from 1-3pm and 5pm until the time of a memorial service there at 7pm with Pastor Bob Klingler officiating.  Burial will be private by the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Albion Fire Department, 19 Smock Ave., Albion, PA  16401, or to the Albion Lions Club, P.O. Box 366, Albion, PA  16401.  To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit www.matterafuneralhome.com 


Left by  “Clair & Valarie Henley” on 12/11/2019

Our heartfelt condolences are with you Patty and family. He will be missed by so many. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Left by  “Margaret and John Dutkowski” on 12/10/2019

We are so sorry for your loss. Dave was a wonderful person. He helped our West County Lions Club get started, and worked with us our first 2 years. Such a kind, generous person. He is missed already. What a blessing to know him.

Left by  “Barbara Hershelman (Erdman)” on 12/09/2019

So sorry for your loss, Dave will be missed by many. Thoughts and Prayers to the family.

Left by  “Tim Val Crane” on 12/09/2019

So sorry for your loss knew Dave for many years thru the fire dept. Rest easy.

Left by  “Bernadette Holzer” on 12/09/2019

so very sorry , The Lions family will miss him very much

Left by  “Jan Boderocco ” on 12/08/2019

So sorry for your loss my deepest sympathy, Patty..

Left by  “Bill Rosenberger ” on 12/08/2019

This was one of the greatest you’ll ever see. He will be missed by family, community and fire department. As insurance agent for the VFD I got to know and admire this man for his dedication to every facet of his life. God bless him.

Left by  “Chris Laughlin” on 12/08/2019

So sorry for your loss.My prayers & condolences!

Left by  “Pete and Brigitte Rotko” on 12/07/2019

Our deepest condolences

Left by  “Desiree and Matt lewis” on 12/07/2019

The best man everyone around the world could ever wish for. The best firefighter emt and president for the Albion volunteer fire department.

Left by  “Ken & Bobbie Steinhoff” on 12/07/2019

Dave was a one of a kind man. He will be so missed in a community he loved. RIP

Left by  “Barb & Jay Ledden” on 12/07/2019

Our very deepest condolences

Left by  “Toni Barton and Mike Shiley” on 12/07/2019

Our Deepest Sympathy

Left by  “Walt & Deb Weir” on 12/07/2019

Thoughts and Prayers to Family and Friends. Dave was always a pillar in the community and will be missed by so many.

Left by  “Jim & Laurie Vorse” on 12/07/2019

Dave was a good hearted man who always had a smile for everyone. He will be greatly missed.

Left by  “Tracey Taylor ” on 12/07/2019

Thoughts and prayers go out to Pam and family .

Left by  “Frank & Kathy Mehler ” on 12/07/2019

God bless Dave as he most certainly deserves it. A wonderful man and a True Lion in every way. We will miss Him.

Left by  “Sue Wadsworth” on 12/07/2019

So very sorry for your loss. May he fly with the angels in Heaven.

Left by  “Mark & Erin Miller ” on 12/07/2019

Dave was a great man and a mentor to many and he will he missed by the community

Left by  “Mike fries and family” on 12/07/2019

Our condolences. Godspeed Dave may you rest in peace.

Left by  “Patty Grebiner and Kerry Nassef” on 12/07/2019

Deepest Sympathies to the entire family and to all his friends who will miss him greatly.

Left by  “Eric Ballard and family” on 12/07/2019

To Daves family sorry for your loss he will be greatly miss. I will remember his jokes and very friendly personality thru the firehall where we first met. Rest in piece Dave

Left by  “Lisa Spaulding Taylor” on 12/07/2019

Dave was a good friend of my Dad, Jack Spaulding, years ago. Condolences.

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