Jacob A. "Jake" Daniels, age 17, of Hawley died unexpectedly, Saturday, June 29, 2013.|
Mr. Daniels was born October 1, 1995 in Scranton, PA and was the son of Ruth and Michael (Daniels) Austin.
Jake would have been a senior at Wallenpaupack Area High School. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed working on cars and plowing in the winter. Jake also had a passion for firefighting. He spent the majority of his free time with his second family at Forest Volunteer Fire Company where he was a junior lieutenant. Although only 17, Jake touched the lives of many with his fun loving personality and helping hands.
He is survived by his parents, Ruth and Michael (Daniels) Austin, one brother: Nick Daniels of Hawley, PA; two sisters, Jess And Ben Schmitt of Hawley, PA; Becca Daniels of Philadelphia, PA and grandmother, Duane Austin of Hawley, PA; grandmother, Merry Ellen Daniels of Hawley, PA; niece, Avery Schmitt of Hawley, PA.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, July 2nd from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA. The funeral will be Wednesday, July 3rd at 11 AM at Forest Volunteer Fire Department, Towpath Rd., Hawley with Rev. William Samford, Pastor First Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel, PA.
Memorials may be made to in Jake's memory may be made to Forest Volunteer Fire Dept., 1129 Towpath Rd., Hawley, PA 18428.
For further information, directions or to leave a Memorial Remembrance (Candle) visit www.TeetersFuneralChapel.com.
Arrangements by Teeters' Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.
Published in Wayne Independent on July 2, 2013