Obituary of Joseph A. Danko
Joseph Danko passed away on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at the age of 73. He was known and loved by many as Big Joe, Uncle Joe, Gooter, and Poppy.
Joe graduated from Lakeland High School in 1967 and served in the US Navy during the Vietnam conflict. After the Navy he worked at the VA hospital in Montrose, NY until his retirement after 30 years of faithful service. He was also an associate member of the Peekskill Fire Department.
He loved golfing, bowling, softball, WWE wrestling, bingo, volunteering, being with family, music, concerts, traveling, and going on road trips. He was a selfless, kind, caring, generous, funny, attentive, no-nonsense guy. He was a loyal longtime fan of the Boston Red Sox and Indianapolis Colts.
He is survived by his sweetheart of 12 years, Carole, his loving daughters; Jodie, (Bradley) and Jessica, (Jim), Grandchildren; Merissa, Michael, Matthew, Danielle, and James.
He is predeceased in death by his parents Stephen and Marion.
He was an amazing man who touched the lives of everyone who knew him. His memory will be held dear and his absence will be felt by many.
Memorial Service will be held at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home 414 Washington Street, Peekskill, NY on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations in Joe’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital