August 5, 1955 - June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018
August 5, 1955
Waverly, New York
Monday, July 2, 2018 at 3:30 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
Monday, July 2, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
“25 years ago Dan beat the odds. The doctors and nurses in ICU called him a miracle. To his family he was a hero, but this time the odds were too great. He passed away with a legacy of one of the most loved and appreciated human beings on earth. His family shares this grief with all of his loving friends whom we know are feeling his loss so deeply. He loved you all.”
Daniel Lee Kirtley, 62, of Sayre passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.
He was predeceased by his parents, Omar and Betty Walker Kirtley; and his faithful four legged companion, Ginger.
Dan is survived by his loving wife, Tammy Sindoni Kirtley; son, Ryan Kirtley of Sayre; brother, Terry (Frances) Kirtley of VA; mother-in-law, Sharon Sindoni of Waverly; father-in-law, Kenneth Sindoni of Waverly; brother-in-law, Kenneth (Sharon) Sindoni of Sayre; close cousin, Charlene (John) Chacona of DE along with his many, many friends and family that he loved dearly from east to west.
Dan worked at IBM in Owego for 6 years until he became disabled due to an aneurysm. He then volunteered his time at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre for over 23 years, where he was once awarded Volunteer of the Year. He was a member of the Ukrainian Club who enjoyed Mets baseball, the Jets for football and playing video games.
A time of calling will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY. A memorial service to honor and remember Dan’s life will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 3:30 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY with Rev. Benjamin Lee Lentz officiating. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Dan’s family may visit our Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may be made in Dan’s name to Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY 14892 to help offset the cost of funeral services.