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Obituaries > TRESS, ALAN M.

Alan M. Tress, 88, of Upper Darby died July 6, 2011 at Riddle Memorial Hospital. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he was a student at West Philadelphia High School when WWII started. He proudly enlisted and served in the U.S. Marines Corps, Pacific Theater of Operations. After being discharged, Mr. Tress was an Upper Darby Police Officer for 30 years, retiring in the early 1970s. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and Upper Darby Legion Post 214. He also volunteered with the Cardington Co. of the Upper Darby Fire Dept. Following his retirement, he moved to Tampa, FL for 28 years where he was an award winning shuffleboard player. He returned to Delaware County 5 years ago to be near his family. Survivors: His wife of 66 years Myrtle (nee Brown) Tress; his 4 sons Jeffrey E., Herbert C., Lee M. and Jay R.Tress; a sister Ellyn Tress; 4 grandchildren. Funeral Service will be 11 AM Monday at the Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington, 2900 State Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026. Visitation: after 10 AM Interment: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill.