He was born in Kiev, Ukraine on October 26, 1918. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1923 and grew up in Philadelphia, Pa.
David was a WWII Army Air Core Veteran. He was married to Selma (Eisenstein) Friedman in 1941 until her death in 1983.
He was active in Boy Scouts, and received numerous scout leader awards.
David retired from Boeing Helicopter and moved to the Clearwater, Florida area in 1983. While there, he met Laure (Swenton) Friedman and they were married in 1990 until her death in 2005. He spent his last nine months residing at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Coopersburg, Pa.
He is survived by three sons, Terry Friedman of Red Hill, Pa., Jeffrey Friedman of Aquadilla, Puerto Rico, Barry Friedman of Green Lane, Pa. and three grandchildren, Jessica, Patrick and Morgan.
Services are private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to any local Boy Scout Troop in your area.
Arrangements are entrusted by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 North Reading Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512. Online condolences may be made at www.lwottfuneralhome.com.