Paul C. Daniels, 91, of Scranton and Naples, Florida, passed away peacefully October 16 at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, Elmhurst Twp. His wife, the former Joan A. Davis, died December 1, 2011. Married 60 years, Joan and Paul were inseparable from their first date until Joan’s passing. Paul’s fervent wish was to be reunited with Joan in heaven.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Paul P. Daniels and Mildred White Daniels, he was a graduate of South Catholic Central High School and the University of Scranton. He served with the United States Army as a 1st Lieutenant during the Korean War. He was self-employed as a food broker and became an Advanced Planning Specialist with Fuller Funeral Home after retiring to Naples, Florida. He was a member of St. Eulalia’s Church, Roaring Brook Twp.
Being with his family brought Paul true happiness and those who survive him will cherish the memories he left behind. Paul was a devoted father and extremely proud of his children and grandchildren. He was a devout Roman Catholic who attended mass daily. An avid golfer, he was a thirty year member of Elmhurst Country Club and Hibiscus Golf Club, Naples.
Surviving are five sons Paul D. (Susan), Robert (Laura), Richard (Patricia), Ronald (Sheri), James (Colleen); three daughters Judy Sosik (Peter), Susan Cobb (Paul), Mary Kay Aston (and the late Robert); his cherished 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and beloved sister-in-laws Kathy Suzuki (Kunio) and Mary Daniels.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, John Daniels and Jerome Daniels.
On behalf of the Daniels Family, a special thank you to all of the St. Mary’s Villa staff for the kindness, loving care, and friendship so freely given to our father.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 10:00am, visitations beginning at 8:30, in St. Eulalia’s Church, 214 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook Twp., PA 18444. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center:, 2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509.
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