James C. Danias, 74, of 66 Sherman St., passed away Thursday (May 28, 2015) at his residence.
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Born May 25, 1941, in Erie, he was a son of the late James K. and Frances H. Majewski Danias.
On Oct. 2, 1965, in Bradford, he married Rebecca J. McKinney Danias, who survives.
Mr. Danias was a 1960 graduate of Bradford High School. He had worked with his father at the Famous Lunch Restaurant. He also worked at Bradford Meat & Provisions, Miles-Bradford and later at Bradford City Beers as a salesman until his retirement.
He was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Jaycee's, a charter and founding member of the Don Raabe Big 30 All-Star Charity Classic where he had held various offices. He was life member of the National Rifle Association, a member of the Monday Men's Group at the Presbyterian Church, and the St. Francis 50+ Group.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and had been an instructor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Hunter Safety Course. He also enjoyed spending time at his camp with family and especially his grandsons.
In addition to his wife of 49 years, he is survived by three daughters, Kelly L. Danias of Irmo, S.C., Beth A. (John) Eberth of Portville, N.Y., and Kathleen M. (Bradley Skaggs) Danias of Bradford; two sisters, Dianne (James) Dale of Erie, and Athena (James) Lopez of Erie; three brothers, Anthony (Christy) Danias of Bradford, Thomas (Sue) Danias of Erie, and Christopher Danias of Bradford; four grandchildren, Kevin Eberth, Brenden Skaggs, Bryce Skaggs and Brett Danias-Skaggs; and many nieces and nephews.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St. Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic, P.O. Box 82, Bradford, PA 16701 or the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from May 29 to June 11, 2015