Peter Daly, 74

JAN. 2, 1939-APRIL 6, 2013

April 09, 2013
  • Daly

Peter Daly, 74, of Hagerstown, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his home.

Born Jan. 2, 1939, in Far Rockaway, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Marie (Munzell) Daly.

Mr. Daly was a eight-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

He retired from the Veterans Administration after 27 years of service, part of which he served as coordinator for developing the Cumberland, Md., VA clinic.

He was a member of the American Legion, Improved Order of Red Men, Red Men Riders Club and ABATE Motorcycle Club. In addition to motorcycling, he enjoyed tending his fish pond and caring for his yard. He also spent time listening to music and adapting to the computer age.

Peter is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Karen Lee Novelli Daly; one daughter, Reesie Daly; two stepdaughters, Stephanie Wilkinson (Andrew) of Hagerstown and Melinda Kierzkowski (Keith) of Shippensburg, Pa.; two sisters, Claire Aversa (Marty) of Little Neck, N.Y., and Anne Montalbano (Tony) of Switzerland, Fla.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Daly; and sisters, Mary Traub and Kathleen Daly.

A memorial service will be Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with the Rev. Mark C. Mooney officiating. Inurnment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Saturday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Peter's name to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740 or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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