Joseph Danek, Jr.

Joseph Danek, Jr.

Friday, June 10th, 1938 - Sunday, December 30th, 2018
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Obituary

SPRINGFIELD- Joseph Danek Jr., 80, of Springfield passed away December 30, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center. Joseph, son of the late Joseph and Caroline (Grochmal) Danek Sr., was born in Westfield on June 10, 1938. Raised in Westfield, he was a graduate of Westfield High School. Joseph proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp. In his youth, he worked for Columbia Bicycle in Westfield and later was a correctional officer for the State of Connecticut in Somers where he retired after over 20 years of faithful service. Joseph enjoyed camping and fishing. He was also an avid sports fan and loved watching his grandchildren play sports. Joseph tried to attend every game he could. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Beverly Danek; and his sister, Mary Perrault. Joseph will be missed by all who knew him, including his beloved wife, Patricia A. (Long) Danek; his daughters, Jacqueline A. DePinto and her husband Frank of Salem, NH, and Kathleen G. Merchant of Chicopee; his brother, John Danek and his wife Shirley; his grandchildren, Jessica, Justin, Erica, Andrea, and Dominique; his great grandsons, Jack and Isaac; his constant companion, Meiska; and many extended family members and friends. Visiting Hours for Joseph will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 10AM to 12Noon at Sampson’s Chapel of the Acres, 21 Tinkham Road, Springfield. A Funeral Home Service will follow beginning at 12Noon. Rites of Committal and Interment will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, 1601 State St., Springfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Joseph’s memory may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Sampson's Chapel of the Acres
    Address
    21 Tinkham Road
    SPRINGFIELD, MA 01129
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Sampson's Chapel of the Acres
    Address
    21 Tinkham Road
    SPRINGFIELD, MA 01129
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Address
    1601 State Street
    SPRINGFIELD, MA 01109
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Donations are being accepted for: Boston Children's Hospital.

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