Daniel Phelps, 91, of West Pittston passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born in Forty Fort on June 29, 1921, he was the son of the late Carl and Nellie Rodgers Kostenbauder Phelps. He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish/Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. He was a graduate of Forty Fort High School, Class of 1941, and retired from the Binghamton Post Office.
Daniel was also a member of American Legion Post 644. He served in the American Division of Guadalcanal in World War II.
Preceding him in death was his sister, Eleanor Greene.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 64 years, Alberta Keim Phelps; sons, Daniel Phelps and wife, Marcie, and daughter, Morgan, Binghamton, N.Y.; and Lawrence Phelps, Fayetteville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Immaculate Conception Church with Monsignor John Sempa as celebrant.
Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, West Pittston.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 13 to Jan. 14, 2013