Daniel J. Sylvester
AGE: 57 • Bound Brook
Daniel J. Sylvester, 57, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Somerset Medical Center surrounded by those who loved him. Born in Somerville to the Late Louis and Faye Sylvester, he resided in Bound Brook. Dan was a graduate of Somerset County Vocational Technical School before attending the University of Maryland where he earned certificates in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Aerospace Engineering. He also attended the University of Connecticut. He was an expert renown motorcycle mechanic and machinist and was currently a teacher for the Newark Technology High School Robotics Team #714 (Pantheras) for the past 8 years. In addition, he led and traveled with the team to many competitions nationally.
Dan was well respected in the motorcycle, mechanical engineering, education industry and was a devoted and caring friend to all who knew him.
Surviving are his beloved fiancée of 15 years, Donna Miller and her children Jessica and Kristy of Somerville and a host of numerous close friends.
A memorial gathering will be held Tuesday from 7-9pm with an 8 pm prayer service at the Middlesex Funeral Home, 528 Bound Brook Rd., Middlesex. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to The Newark Technology High School Robotics Team #714 Scholarship Fund, 223 Broadway, Newark, NJ, 07104. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.middlesexfuneralhome.com
. Middlesex Funeral Home and its staff are honored to serve the Family of Daniel J. Sylvester.