Daniel F. Staniunas

Daniel F. Staniunas, 58, died May 18, 2013 at home from heart complications. Born March 28, 1955, he was the son of the late Edward J. Staniunas and was a lifelong resident of Northborough. A machinist, builder and carpenter, Danny worked at the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham for the last seven years in the maintenance department. He graduated from Algonquin Regional H.S. in 1973. Danny went on to earn a degree in Carpentry Supervisor through the State of Mass. and a degree in Tractor Trailers. He loved walking the beaches of Cape Cod and Provincetown. As an outdoorsman, he enjoyed kayaking rivers and lakes throughout the state. Danny was a talented musician who played the piano, guitar and harmonica at functions, parties and social gatherings. He also had a passion for small planes. Mr. Staniunas became an animal advocate with his wife Cathy, aiding homeless cats and dogs. Danny volunteered for numerous food drives and donated blood for many years through the American Red Cross. He leaves his devoted wife and soul mate of 23 years, Cathy (LeRoux) Staniunas; a niece, Jennifer LeRoux of Hollywood, CA. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St. Northborough. Dannys funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Bernadette Church, 266 Main St. Burial will be in Howard St. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Greyhound Friends, Inc. 167 Saddle Hill Rd. Hopkinton, MA 01748, www.greyhound.org. To share a memory or leave Cathy a condolence, please visit: www.haysfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Hays Funeral Home
56 Main Street Northboro, MA 01532
(508) 393-6591

Published in MetroWest Daily News on May 21, 2013