Daniel Ira Brown, 74, of Wilkes Barre, while surrounded by his loving family, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
Daniel (Boomer) was born Aug. 31, 1938, in Luzerne. In 1957 he graduated from Luzerne High School and immediately entered the armed forces, serving as a Marine.
Prior to his retirement, Dan was employed by the U.S. Postal Service.
His favorite hobby was collecting mining lamps and equipment. He enjoyed attending car shows and featuring his favorite car, the 1955 Chevrolet.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Brown and Margaret Brown Zambo; his stepfather, Joseph Zambo; sister, Beverly Reese; and niece, Debbie Jordan.
He is survived by daughters, Brenda Brown and Bonnie Brown Brodosky, Jenkins Township; grandson, Rick Shane; brothers, Paul Brown and wife, Myrtle, Dallas; and Joseph Zambo and wife, Tina, Nevada; sisters, Jeanette Lorenzetti, Exeter; Peggy Dorang, Hanover Township; and Gail Brown and husband, John, Swoyersville; several nieces and nephews.
A life celebration for Dan will be announced at later date.
Arrangements are by Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, West Pittston.