Daniel Derwin

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Daniel Derwin, 48, of West Wyoming, died Friday, March, 29, 2013 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre, son of Gloria Turpak Derwin and the late John M. Derwin. Danny was a graduate of Bishop O'Reilly High School, Class of 1982; and earned his BS degree from Bloomsburg University. He had a strong work ethic, and worked for nearly 20 years for N.T.C. He was an avid Notre Dame football fan, and had been a coach for the West Wyoming Little League.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Dorothy Steinberg Toole.

Danny is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Toole; his son, Sean Andrew, at home; brother, John A. Derwin, Washington, D.C.; and sisters, Donna Maggio, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Marlene Brazill, Murraysville; Linda Former, Mountain Top, and Lisa Moyes, Monroe Twp., N.J. He was the favorite uncle of his numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Willow Street, Plymouth. Interment will be in the St. Vincent's Cemetery, Plymouth. Those wishing to attend the Mass are asked to go directly to the church on Wednesday.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are asked to be given to the Medical Oncology Associates Prescription Assistance Fund, 382 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 1, 2013