David R. Aldan

May 6, 1946 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 72)

Poland - David R. Aldan, 72, of Poland died Sunday morning April 28, 2019 at Assumption Village in North Lima with his daughter by his side.
Mr. Aldan was born May 6, 1946 in New Castle, PA, a son of Traean and Dorothy (Thompson) Aldan, Sr. and had been a lifelong area resident.

He was a graduate of New Castle High School and attended Youngstown State University. Mr. Aldan worked as a human resources director at Universal Rundle for 20 years and then for Human Services Center as director of operations for nine years, retiring in 2009.

He was a member of the Poland Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder, a deacon, and a Sunday school teacher. Mr. Aldan was also a member of the NRA, American Society of Safety Engineers, Society of Human Resource Managers, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and volunteered for the American Diabetes Association. He served as past president of the Western Pennsylvania Personnel Association, past vice president of Western Reserve Chapter of Society for Human Resource Management, past president of the Poland Food Pantry, and past chairman of the Lawrence County Heart Walk. 

In his spare time, he enjoyed reading, hunting, fishing, and cheering on the Cleveland Browns.

He leaves his daughter, Erika (Carmen) Carcelli of Poland; his son, Brandon  Aldan of St. Louis, Missouri; two sisters, Christina (William) Sphar and Sandra Wynn, both of New Castle and four grandchildren, Carly, Amanda (Jonathon) James, and Jared Carcelli, and Maya Aldan.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Cynthia Aldan and a brother Richard Aldan.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday May 3, 2019 at the Poland Presbyterian Church with Dr. Paul Anderson and Dr. Debra Cerra officiating.  Friends may call Thursday May 2, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home in Poland and from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Interment will follow at the Poland Riverside Cemetery.  

Contributions may be made to the Poland Presbyterian Church Dry Pantry, 2 Poland Manor, Poland, Ohio 44514

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