Daniel F. Johnston, 51, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed from this life on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his residence, while under the care of Niagara Hospice, following a lengthy illness. Born on January 23, 1962 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of Donald Johnston of Niagara Falls, NY and the late Mary E. (Hunt) Johnston.
Danny, as he was known by family and friends, was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, NY. He attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Wheatfield High School in 1980. On November 28, 2007, Danny married the former Mary S. Fabiano in Niagara Falls, NY. He retired from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW) Local #237. During his younger years, Danny was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed fishing. He was currently an exempt member of Lewiston #2 Volunteer Fire Company.
In addition to his father and wife, Danny is survived by one sister, Paula Baren of Niagara Falls, NY; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is also survived by his longtime friend, Mike Wygonik of Niagara Falls, NY. In addition to his mother, Danny was predeceased by one brother, David Johnston.
The family will be present to receive friends on Monday, May 20th from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007). If desired, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
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