Joseph T. Danks, 83, of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away earlier this week at his residence.
Joseph was born February 16, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Sarah (nee – McFeely) and Thomas J. Danks. A veteran of the Korean War, United States Air Force and retired PENN CENTRAL railroad employee, Joseph moved to Punta Gorda from his native Philadelphia 38 years ago, and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Punta Gorda.
He is survived by two children, daughter Patricia (Dan) Shaneyfelt of NC, and son Joseph E. Danks of FL; one grandson, Travis Shaneyfelt; a sister-in-law, Lois O’Doherty, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Punta Gorda. A private committal will be held by the Danks family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial bequests in Joseph’s name are suggested to Tidewell Hospice Inc.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Punta Gorda Chapel.