Daniel R. Herlihy Beloved brother, uncle, & friend, retired from shipping company Daniel R. ("Deuce") Herlihy, 64, of Fort Wadsworth, died on January 4, 2021. Born in North Carolina, he moved with his family at age 10 from Brooklyn to Staten Island. A graduate of Sacred Heart School and St. Peter's HS, he retired from Mediterranean Shipping Co. in 2017, after a long career. Dan played hockey and softball and was a passionate fan of the New York Mets -- but he also loved the Boston Red Sox, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Blackhawks. He was devoted to his family and had lifelong friends. They will remember his good cheer, interest in current events and belief in extraterrestrials. Dan was predeceased by his parents Richard and Rosemary (Longmore) and is survived by his sisters Carol Anne, Jacqueline (Clint Hawkins) and Allison (Paul Iannotti), his brothers Robert (Grace Summanen) and Thomas (Susana), ten nieces and nephews, his Aunt Josephine Longmore and cherished cousins. On July 31 a funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30 am at St. Thomas Church and his ashes will be interred at Resurrection Cemetery, followed by a celebration of his life at the Columbus Club of Tottenville.
Published by Staten Island Advance from Jul. 22 to Jul. 23, 2021.