Daniel R. Herr

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Herr, Daniel R.

Daniel R. Herr, age 86, of Big Flats, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2013 at Elcor Health Services. Born in Neffsville, PA, he was the son of Clarence S. and Clara (Shellenberger) Herr. He married Betty Jo Rhoads on June 4, 1955 in Lawrenceville PA. Daniel retired from Corning, Inc. where he was employed as a Master Electrician and was a veteran of the US Air Force during WWII. He was a member of the Big Flats American Legion and the Horseheads Elks Club. Daniel was always a worker at home or helping friends and often helped total strangers. His largest hobby was spent with his wife and his family, whom he loved dearly. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Jo; son and daughter-in-law, Gordon and Mary Herr of Athens, PA; daughter, Brenda McIntosh of Big Flats; grandchildren, Adam and Kathryn Herr and Kyle and Ryan McIntosh; great-granddaughter, Madasyn Herr; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sandra and Robert Baldwin of Big Flats and their son, Keith; special nephew, Jay (Stephanie) Herr; and several additional nieces and nephews. Daniel was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. It was Daniel's wish that there be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Woodlawn National Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.carpentersfuneralhome.com We, his family, would like to acknowledge the staff of Hickory Knoll of Elcor these past months for his care and the love he received. Also, thank you to his fellow residents for making him feel so welcome. It made a world of difference, and again, thank you all.


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Published in Star-Gazette on Dec. 3, 2013
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