Daniel K. Mowery, 75, of North Huntingdon, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020. He was born May 27, 1944 in Irwin, a son of the late LeRoy and Helen (Barrett) Mowery. Dan was a 1962 graduate of Norwin High School, and was a proud U.S. Army veteran that served in the Vietnam Conflict from 1966 – 1968 receiving the Purple Heart. Prior to retirement he worked at Westinghouse (various locations), and as a corrections officer for SCI Pittsburgh and SCI Fayette. He was a lover of muscle cars especially his Corvette, a member of American Legion Post 359, Irwin, and a social member of North Irwin Fireman’s Club.
In addition to his parents Dan was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Mowery and his sister Margaret Faye Mowery. He is survived by his wife Sandra L. (Rice) Mowery, his children Susan M. Mowery of McKeesport, Sharon (Gregory) Tepper of North Irwin, Dana (Ryan) Navaroli of North Huntingdon, Danielle Mowery (fiancé Charles Baker) of Philadelphia, and Kelly Mowery of McKeesport; grandchildren Edie and Iris Navaroli, and Sophia Tepper; sister in law Catherine Mowery; and nephew Ron Mowery. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Long Run Cemetery.
Originally published January 08, 2020.