Penfield, NY: Army SFC Daniel Metcalfe passed away Saturday, September 29th while on patrol in Afghanistan at the age of 29. He was an eleven year Army veteran based in Vicenza, Italy and was deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. He met his wife, Vesna in Italy, married in 2005 and they have three children, Alexis, 6, Edward, 3 and Nathaniel, 11 months. Daniel is survived by his wife, Vesna, 3 children, his father, Thomas Metcalfe, mother, Sherri Metcalfe, brother James, sister Debi, brother Jesse Warren, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Daniel will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at the PAYNE & MURPHY FUNERAL HOME located at 1040 Route 31, Macedon on Thursday, October 4 at 11 am. A reception for family and friends will be held at East Penfield Baptist Church at 1 pm. No prior calling hours are available. Donations in his honor may be sent to Patriot Guard Riders, 6399 Lake Ave, Williamson, NY 14589 or Blue Star Mothers NY 1 at PO Box 426, Bloomfield, NY 14469.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Oct. 3, 2012