Daniel Davis, 78, of Shoemaker Avenue, West Wyoming, formerly of Forty Fort, died on Friday at ManorCare, Hampton House, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Kingston, he was the son of the late Arthur D. and Mary Rita Chervenitski Davis. He graduated from Kingston High School. He served in the U.S. Marines for 20 years, serving during the Vietnam era and earned a rank of captain.
Before moving to West Wyoming, Dan had resided on Fort Street in Forty Fort since 1972. He was employed by Ashley Machine and Tool Co. He later owned and operated his own painting and plastering business.
Daniel was active years ago with the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of America. He belonged to the American Legion Post No. 395, Kingston. He attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trucksville.
Preceding him in death were his brothers Arthur, Harry, Jimmy, Ricky, Warren, Ned; sister Jonelle.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, the former Elizabeth Laverick; sons, Stephen and his wife, May, Loganville, Ga.; Alan and his wife, Rebecca, Fairport, N.Y.; brothers Thomas, Alden; Andrew, Shavertown; Barry, Plymouth; sisters Rita Galenty, West Wyoming, and Audrey Emmert, Kingston; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday from the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with a service at 11 a.m. int The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trucksville. The interment with military honors will be at Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to American Legion Post 395 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18644.
For information or to send the family an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website at hughbhughes.com.
Special thanks to the staff at ManorCare Hampton House, for their special care and compassion.
Hugh B Hughes & Son Funeral Home
1044 Wyoming Ave Forty Fort, PA 18704
Published in Times Leader on Aug. 5, 2013