Dana C. Bailey, 66, of 71 West Warren Road, passed away Monday (Oct. 14, 2013) at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
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Born Sept. 13, 1947, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Norman C. and Margaret A. Lupold Bailey. On Nov. 14, 1964, in St. Bernard Church, he married Josephine M. Turpin Bailey, who survives.
He attended Bradford schools.
He worked in the Bradford oil fields for more than 40 years, retiring from Enervest in December of 2012. He was a member of St. Bernard Church. He enjoyed traveling, camping, gardening and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by nine children, David (Jill) Bailey of Bradford, Darrel (Sue) Bailey of Lewis Run, Doug (Jeanie) Bailey of Custer City, Darren (Kari) Bailey of South Park, Dale (Tracy) Bailey of Garland, Texas, Daniel (Stephanie) Bailey of Cleveland, Ohio, Jodi (James) Fulcher of Beaumont, Texas, Josie Higbie of Lewis Run and Dana (Teresa) Bailey of Coudersport; 17 grandchildren; two sisters, Linda (Stanley) Rowe of Clymer and Gloria (Jack) Saulsgiver of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Richard (Sandy) Bailey of Jacksonville, Fla., and Dale (Chris) Bailey of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Kibby; and a brother, Donald Bailey.
There will be no public visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Bernard Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant.
Memorial contributions can be made to the
; McKean County SPCA; or a
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Oct. 16 to Oct. 23, 2013