Daniel Clinton Fegley, 79, of Danville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born at home in Catawissa, a son of the late Lawrence and Marie (Harder) Fegley. He was married for 49 years to the former Jane Ann "Tink" Ritmiller. They were married Aug. 24, 1968.
Dan graduated from Catawissa High School and later from Bloomsburg University with a bachelor's degree in education.
He was employed by the Danville Area School District for 35 years, retiring in 1995. While there, he was a history teacher and a Driver's Education Instructor. He loved to coach and was the first varsity soccer coach at the school. He took the girl's basketball team to District Championships in 1990, 1991 and 1992.
He was a member of the Danville Elks for 51 years. His other memberships include the Catawissa Military Band, Frosty Valley County Club, the American Legion, and the Bent Barrel Hunting Club. He was also a member of all the local fire companies.
Dan was an avid golfer. He loved to referee for basketball and soccer games. He ran the Kipps Run Pool and Sunnybrook Pool for many years and loved to be with his friends and family.
He is survived by one son, Marcellus Fegley of Alaska; two daughters, Laura Ann Baker and her husband Tab of Philadelphia, and Danielle Fegley and her partner Andrew of Bend, Oregon; four grandchildren, Emma and Becca Baker and Mavis and Rory Clinton Holst; and one brother, Donald Fegley of Bloomsburg.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Dan's life to be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Visneski Funeral Home Inc., 42 W. Mahoning St., Danville, with the Rev. Jo Green, Geisinger Chaplain, officiating. Friends will be received from 3:30 to 5 p.m. prior to the service. There will be a ceremony conducted by the Danville Elks at 4:45 p.m.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Danville Area School District Scholarship Fund, Attn: Stephenie Butler, 733 Ironmen Lane, Danville, PA 17821.
Published on March 1, 2018