Mr. Daniel J. Pascavage, age 75, of Delano, died Monday morning at Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in at the former Locust Mountain Hospital he was the son of the late John and Stasia (Cytrynowicz) Pascavage. He was a 1963 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and served with the United States Coast Guard. He retired from PPL Electric Utilities as a Transportation Mechanic Leader. He was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Mahanoy City. He was a member of, Past President, Treasurer, and Chief Engineer of the Humane Fire Company in Mahanoy City, the Rescue Hook and Ladder in Shenandoah, the Delano Fire Company and a social member of the West End Fire and Rescue in Mahanoy City. He was past president of the Schuylkill County Firefighters Association, Schuylkill County Historical Fire Society and was Mahanoy City Fire Department person of the year in 2005. He was a Pennsylvania State Fire Instructor Emeritus and was a Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor. He was also a member of Masonic Cedar Lodge #378 F & AM of Mount Carmel, the Bearshead Sportsman Association and the Anthracite Craftsman Club. Survivors include his wife the former Ann Jenkins, a son Bruce and his companion Janice Yashinsky of Barnesville, a daughter Tanya Ambrose and her husband Jason of Selinsgrove, a brother John and his wife Mary of Perkasie and a sister Constance Van Saun and her husband Garth of Harrisburg, grandchildren Rachel Tempest of Greenville, SC, Dimitri Pascavage of Barnesville, Carlee and Brayden Ambrose of Selinsgrove. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Divine Liturgy with Office of Christian Burial to be celebrated by the Rev. James Carroll on Monday at 11 AM from St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church in Mahanoy City. Friends may call at the church on Monday beginning at 9:30 AM until time of Liturgy. A mask must be worn by all guests. Contributions in Dan's name to the PA Wounded Warriors, INC, 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated by the family. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.
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