Danny S. Fagnano

Danny S. Fagnano, 55, of Montoursville, passed away peacefully, with brain cancer, after a long, courageous battle of 16 years on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born Jan. 5, 1963, in Williamsport, a son of the late Frank E. and Judy L. (Liddic) Fagnano.

Danny was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked in the Allenwood Federal Penitentiary as a corrections officer. He was a member of the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, especially enjoyed watching his son in sports, being with family and friends, drinking coffee and enjoyed collecting comic books. He had a passion for fitness, nutrition and weight lifting. He was involved in Montoursville Little League, where he coached for numerous years, and he enjoyed walking his dog, Mario.

Surviving are his wife of 33 years, the former Jodie Steele; a son, Noah Fagnano, of Montoursville; a brother, Frank (Sue) Fagnano, of Williamsport; a sister, Kristine M. Fagnano, of Williamsport, and in-laws, Lois and Jim Thomas, of Montoursville, and Tom and Pat Steele, of Williamsport.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 14, at the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St., Montoursville, with Rev. David C. Smith and Rev. Brian Van Fossen officiating. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Korean War veterans of Lycoming County.

A viewing for friends and family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to National Brain Tumor Society, Danny Fagnano/Oligo Research, 55 Chapel St., Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458.