William C. Danowski

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Dec. 25, 2012

Mr. William C. Danowski, of Dock Lane, Wilkes-Barre, passed away, Christmas Day, 2012, after a long battle with lung cancer at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born Jan. 14, 1950, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Walter and Edith Bozentka Danowski. William was a 1968 graduate of Marymount High School, Wilkes-Barre, and attended King's College. William was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed as an independent contractor, installing carpet for nearly 30 years. After installing carpet, he successfully transitioned careers, ultimately becoming lead medical clerk at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.

He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre.He loved fishing and astronomy, and was an avid San Diego Chargers fan.

Surviving is his wife, the former Theresa Mangan, with whom he was together for 40 years; sons, Shane Ruggere and his wife, Anita, of Wilkes-Barre; Will Danowski Jr. and his wife, Andrea Mead, of Harrisburg; daughter, Adonna Danowski of Wilkes-Barre; granddaughter, Candace Ruggere; three godchildren; brothers, Michael of Wilkes-Barre, Joseph of Forty Fort; sisters, Mary Oresick of Nanticoke, Carol McNulty of Laflin; sister-in-law, Sheryl Sealock of Forty Fort; brothers-in-law, Michael Oresick of Nanticoke and Dennis McNulty of Laflin.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. John S. Terry, Pastor, will be celebrant. Interment will be in St. Mary's Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming. Friends may call Friday at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Lung Cancer Alliance, PO BOX 418372, Boston, MA 02241-8372.


Published in Times Leader on Dec. 27, 2012
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