Daniel Francis Silverio, a longtime resident of Shadyside, Ohio passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 in the Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Boca Raton, Florida at the age of 93.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mary Jo, and is survived by his children, Cathy Frodl of Marietta, GA, Sam (Gloria) Silverio of Boca Raton, FL., Rose Mary Silverio of Cooper City, FL. and Dan (Kimberly) Silverio of Acworth, GA.; seven grandchildren, Michael (Phyllis) Silverio, Tracey Silverio, Tyler Turner, Mary Turner, Josh Thompson, Kaitlin Thompson, Chelsey Baker and six great grandchildren, Mia Silverio, Sophia Silverio, Cameron Donaghue, Ayden Thompson, Ronan Smith and JJ Melott and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Dan was a WW2 veteran in the Merchant Marines and also served in the Army. He was employed for many years by the Futhey Lumber Company/ Shadyside Builders. He also was employed by North American Coal/Consol. Dan and his wife, Mary Jo loved to dance to Big Band Swing Music. He was an active member of St. Mary’s Church in Shadyside through their Holy Name Society and was a regular on the annual festival cooking crew. Dan was a great friend and neighbor, a true gentleman, and loved by everyone who had the honor of knowing him. Dan and Mary Jo’s hospitality “on the hill” will be remembered by many. Dan’s final years were spent in Boca Raton, Florida where he resided at Banyan Place Assisted Living and became known by his many friends as “Dan the Music Man”. He was one of 10 brothers and sisters and leaves behind a large extended family. He will be greatly missed.
A graveside memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio.
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