Edward D. “Dan” Markiewicz, 72, of Derry, died Monday April 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born December 2, 1947 in Latrobe, the son of the late Edward and Anne (Sweeney) Markiewicz.
Prior to retirement, he worked for the Department of Correction where he made special lifelong friendships that he cherished. He owned and operated a tax preparation business that served the community for over 30 years, and he was thankful for every one of his customers. He looked forward to the conversations about travel and motorcycles. He was a true patriot, and was a US Air Force veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and NRA. He deeply loved his family and friends, traveling in his Motor home with his wife, riding his Indian motorcycle, and was an avid gun enthusiast. He was loved by all and will be missed tremendously…
In addition to his parents Dan was preceded in death by three brothers Richard, David and Dennis Markiewicz.
Dan is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Deborah J. (Wible) Markiewicz of Derry; two daughters Misty Enos and husband Jerry of Latrobe and Holly Farbo and husband Chris of Homer City; two sisters Doris Crocker and husband Robert of Loyalhanna and Dulce Keefe and husband David of Latrobe; two grandchildren Jacob Enos and Alexis Kinnan; one great grandson Liam Milliard; special great niece Sophia Woods and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
The family has entrusted the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331 to handle the funeral arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation P.O. Box 368 Woodland Hills, CA 91365.
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