Daniel “Danny” D. DeCaria, 61, of Ellwood City passed away on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at his residence.
Danny was born March 26, 1959, in Ellwood City, to Anthony F. and Grace (Cerritelli) DeCaria.
He had graduated from Lincoln High School with the Class of 1978, and later from the Pittsburgh Beauty Academy.
For 18 years, he was the owner and operator of DeCaria’s Hairstyling in Cranberry Township. Most recently, he had been working alongside his brother, David at DeCaria’s on 5th as a hairdresser.
He was a faithful member of Holy Redeemer Parish.
An avid Steelers fan, Danny was a longtime member of the Black and Gold Brigade. A wine enthusiast, he enjoyed cooking, DIY projects, and traveling, especially the trips he took to Italy with his family members. Danny will be remembered for living life to the fullest.
He is survived by his mother, Grace DeCaria of Ellwood City; his partner, Michelle “Shelley” Mathew of Zelienople; his son, Michael Harris of Maryville, Tenn.; his sisters, Denise Sturkie, Diana DeCaria and Debra Mann, all three of South Carolina, Donna (Michael) Morini of Ohio; his brother, David (Donna) DeCaria of Ellwood City; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony DeCaria; and his brothers-in-law, Tim Mann and Sonny Sturkie.
DECARIA — Family and friends of Daniel “Danny” D. DeCaria, who died Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, will be received from 1 p.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian burial at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Holy Redeemer Church, with Father Mark Thomas officiating.
Interment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Those attending are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
The Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory is entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Danny’s name may be made to the Holy Redeemer Angel Fund, or to the Ladies of Charity.
Please visit www.teolisfuneralhome.com.