Paul J. Daniels, 76, of Carbondale, died Tuesday September 28th at home after an illness. He is survived by his wife, the former Constance Gilroy.
Born in Carbondale, son of the late John and Mary Nolan Daniels, he was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Class of 1962. He was a veteran of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, 109th Infantry during the Vietnam War Era. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the City of Carbondale, Department of Public Works. He was a member of the American Legion Post 221, Columbia Hose Company #5, and the Knights of Columbus Council #329, all of Carbondale.
Also surviving are two sons: Paul J. Daniels, Jr. and wife Mary Rose, Myrtle Beach, SC; William D. Daniels and wife Mary, Carbondale; three grandsons: William D. Daniels and wife Kayleen; Joshua D. Daniels; and Paul J. Daniels, III; a granddaughter: Caitlyn Rose Daniels; two great grandsons: Leon D. and William D.; a great granddaughter: Elliot “Ellie”; two brothers: Gerard Daniels, Carbondale; Joseph Daniels and wife Marcy, Carbondale; a sister: Shelia Dianne Peterka and companion Stan, Dickson City; a sister-in-law: Marilynn Daniels, Carbondale; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother: James Daniels; a granddaughter-in-law: Kristin Daniels; and a sister-in-law: Ann Daniels.
The funeral will be Saturday, October 2nd with services at 3 pm by Pastor Norm Demming in the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue, Carbondale. Friends may call from 1 pm until service time.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Paul J. Daniels, please visit our floral store.