Final Patrol: Trooper Daniel J. DeJohn, Jr. (Retired)

Updated: Jun 4

[Source: Finger Lakes Treasurer Bob Faugh] I have been informed that Fingerlakes Life member Danny DeJohn passed away. Services for Danny DeJohn: Calling hours are at Schultz-Pusateri Funeral home on Maple Court, Newark, N.Y., on June 8th from 4 to 6PM. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Michaels Church, 401 S. Main St., Newark at 10:00AM, on Thursday, June 9th.


OBITUARY

Daniel J. DeJohn, Jr. April 29, 1936 - May 29,2022 NEWARK - Daniel J. DeJohn, Jr., 86, died unexpectedly on May 29,2022.Calling hours will be held Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at the Schulz-Pusateri Funeral Home, 103 Maple Court, Newark. A Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Church, Newark. Entombment with military honors will be at Whitehaven Memorial Park, Pittsford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus or the NRA. Dan was born on April 29, 1936 in Buffalo, NY to Daniel and Rose (Reed) DeJohn, Sr. In his early years, Dan worked alongside his father in their construction business. He proudly served as a NYS Trooper from 1961-1976 when he retired. He was a former bodyguard for Al Martino. He was a proud Marine serving for three years reaching rank of Sergeant and was a member of the Military Order of Devildogs (Marine Corp League). He was a member of the Shortsville Knights of Columbus and was a Fourth Degree knight. He was a member of the Canandaigua Moose Club, the Newark Elk Lodge, Phelps American Legion, Italian-America Sport Club and Sons of Italy in Geneva. He is survived by his son, Daniel DeJohn III; granddaughters: Heather (Andrew) DiDonato, Kimberly DeJohn; sister, Suzanne Briggs. Arrangements by Schulz-Pusateri Funeral Home, Newark. Visit www.pusaterifunerals.com

Published by The Citizen on Jun. 4, 2022.

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