Daniel J. McTamney

Obituary of Daniel J. McTamney

Daniel J. McTamney, 85, of West Norriton, PA passed away on Wednesday May 30, 2018.   He was born in West Conshohocken, PA on October 26, 1932.

Daniel has been living in West Norriton, PA for over 20 years, formerly of Norristown, PA. He was a member of St. Patrick's RC Church of Norristown, PA. He graduated from St. Matthew's High School, where he was an outstanding football player and he received a scholarship to play at Duke University. He served in the US Marines during the Korean War, where he received the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

Daniel worked for 26 years with Alan Wood Steel Company and then went to work with Smith Kline before he retired. He enjoyed fishing, vacations at the shore and he was a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan.

Son of the late Daniel F. & Loretta ( Bradley ) McTamney.

Survivors include his Beloved wife of 65 years: Margaret C. McTamney of West Norriton, PA;  

Son: Michael (& Bette) McTamney of East Norriton, PA;

Daughter: Eileen McTamney of West Norriton, PA;

Daughter: Diane Connor of West Norriton, PA;

Daughter: Jane (& Nick ) Prexta of Lititz, PA;

Sister: Elizabeth Wassell  of Syracuse, NY;

Sister: Loretta Krebel of Rhode Island; 

Brother: Joeph McTamney of Skippack, PA;

Brother: William McTamney of Lafayette Hill, PA;

Brother: Joseph Dempsey of Conshohocken, PA;

Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan P. McTamney, a brother, David McTamney and a sister, Carolyn Lawn.

His Memorial Mass will be held on Monday June 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM from the St. Patrick's RC Church, 714 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401. Friends may call on Monday morning from 9:00 to 9:45 AM at the Church. Interment will take place in St. Matthew's Cemetery Conshohocken, PA 19428.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to: First Baptist Nursery School, 445 Burnside Avenue, Norristown, PA 19403.