1931 - 2021
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age 89. Beloved husband of Catherine L. (nee Pellegrino). Dear father of Virginia "Vikki" Mertz (Don) and Roberta Rubinski (Steve). Loving grandfather of Traci Zahn (Dan), Dan McCloskey (Kim), Jeffrey Rubinski (Mary) and Brian Rubinski (Jen). Great-grandfather of Danny, Catie, Maggie, Emma, Sarah, J.J., Sophia and Mackenzie. Loving uncle of Gale "Tony" DeWitt. Son of the late John and Pauline (nee Krajewski). Brother of Sr. Mary Madeline, SSJ. TOSF, Joanne Moriarity, Robert (Carol) and 5 deceased brothers and sisters. Visitation Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Holy Name Catholic Church, 8328 Broadway Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44105 from 11 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Daniel was a U.S. Army and Air Force Veteran. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, Ohio 44192 or Holy Name Church. Arrangements by FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME, Independence, Ohio, 216-520-7335.

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Published in The Plain Dealer from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2021.
11:00 - 12:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
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April 9, 2021
We are sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. He was like a father to our friend Tony. Hoping you can remember him when he was well, and know God has him in his arm if angels now.
The Burgess Family
April 7, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Loretta Dill
April 3, 2021
Deepest Condolences form all of your friends and Classmates the South High Flyers.
SHS Class of 1970
April 3, 2021
Vikki, Don and family...May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ❤
David and Lisa Richards
April 3, 2021
Thank you for your brave service to our country !
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