Obituary of Daniel Juan Garcia
Daniel J. Garcia of Lakeville, Pa. (Lake Wallenpaupack), and formerly of Metuchen, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia surrounded by the love of his family. He was 82 years old. Daniel was born on March 13, 1937 in Newark, NJ to the late Juan Garcia and the late Anna (Gyenese) Garcia.
Mr. Garcia was a longtime resident of Metuchen, NJ. He spent summers at his home on Lake Wallenpaupack, eventually making it his permanent residence 18 years ago. Daniel worked as an industrial engineer and project manager with AT&T for many years before retiring. Daniel devoted many years of his life serving as a member and as President of the Metuchen Lions Club, serving his community, and the needs of the blind. He enjoyed fishing, the Jersey Shore, vacationing; but most importantly, Daniel's greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.
Daniel is survived by his devoted daughters; Dana Cox, Nancy Harding and her husband David, and Katherine Fern; his cherished grandchildren Daniel, Taylor, Callie and Grace, his sister, Jeanette Anderson-Suydam and his brother James Garcia. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Katherine (Stark) in 2012 and his cherished grandson, Chad Fern in 2015.
Daniel's Life Celebration will include visitation on Sunday, June 30th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. There will be a funeral mass on Monday, July 1st at 10:00 am at St. Michael's RC Church, 4 Church Street, in Netcong, NJ. Daniel will be laid to rest at the Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Twp., NJ. All services are entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ. For memorial donations, please consider the Lions Clubs International Foundation at www.LionsClubs.org.