Danko, Michael


Michael D. Danko


Photo of Michael J. DankoMichael D. Danko, 87, of Osceola Mills, PA passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Windy Hill Village P.S.L in Philipsburg, PA.

He was the son of the late Joseph & Susan (Fonslik) Danko, born on October 2, 1926 in Osceola Mills, PA.  He married Rose M. (Cowell) Danko on August 31, 1948 in Osceola Mills, PA.  She preceded him in death on September 13, 2013.

Image of the U.S. Navy SealMr. Danko was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA, where he was a former member of the church choir.  He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council # 2250 in Osceola Mills, PA; a Navy Veteran of WWII; a member of VFW Post # 5020 in Osceola Mills, PA, a member of the American Legion Gorman Peters Post 313 in Osceola Mills, PA; and he judged the annual Osceola Mills Fireman’s Parade for over 50 years.

He was a retired Agent/Yardmaster for Conrail and the Owner & Operator of the former Danko’s Dairy Frost in Osceola Mills, PA.  He was a 1944 graduate of the former Osceola Mills High School.

In addition to his Parents and Wife, he was preceded in death by: two sisters, Mary Jane Kozak & Anna Van Leeuwen; and two brothers, Joseph Danko and John Danko.

Mr. Danko is survived by: two daughters, Deborah Zeiders & her husband Rick of Harrisburg, PA and Dawn Marie Sariano & her husband David of Halifax, PA; and five sons, Daniel M. Danko & his wife Linda of Osceola Mills, PA, Doug Danko & his wife Barb of New Castle, PA, Dennis Danko & his wife Raquel of Chesapeake, VA, Drew J. Danko of Osceola Mills, PA, and Desmond Danko & his wife Laura of Irwin, PA.  He is also survived by: seventeen grandchildren, Craig Danko, Trevor Danko, Aaron Danko, Danielle Wylie, Colby Zeiders, Brent Zeiders, Robby Zeiders, Allison McFeeders, Andrea Wagner, Ashley Pavone, Michelle Danko, D.J. Danko, Dane Danko, Kyle Danko, Kristin Sariano, Joseph Sariano and Michael Danko; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA.  Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Heath Funeral Home in Osceola Mills, PA.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

To sign the online guestbook, go to: www.heathfuneral.com.


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