Robert C. Daniels
Robert C. Daniels, 88, of Meadville, Pa., died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. He was born in Jamestown, N.Y., Feb. 6, 1930, the son of Ellen and Oscar Daniels. He married Marjorie Anderson July 9, 1955, and she survives.
Bob, a 1948 graduate of Jamestown High School, and graduated from Montgomery College, Silver Springs, Md.
He was a veteran of the Korean conflict serving the U.S. Army in the German Alps training German Shepherds for military service. Beginning his career with his father in Daniels Millwork and Lumber, Bob worked his entire life in the building industry. In retirement he served as executive director of the Akron (OH) Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
Bob found great joy seeing families get a new start and was recognized for his contribution to the Akron community with The Golden Apple Award for community service.
Bob enjoyed photography, traveling with his wife, home improvement projects and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. He was a kind and gentle man whose Christian faith was reflected in the way he lived.
In addition to his wife of 63 years, Bob is survived by two sons: Neil Daniels of Jamestown, N.Y., and Matthew Daniels (Debbie) of Palmer Ill.; a daughter, Sarah Roncolato (David) of Meadville, Pa.; four grandchildren: Dr. Carolyn Roncolato (Dr. Michael Allgeier), Chicago Ill., Dr. Leanne Roncolato (Dr. Alex Roomets) Lancaster, Pa., Daniel Roncolato (Kylie) South Vienna, Ohio, and Jonathan Roncolato, Nashville, Tenn.; four great-grandsons: Brody, Buckley and Briggs of South Vienna, Ohio, and Benjamin of Chicago, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and four sisters: Helen Davidson, Evelyn Daniels, Linnea Anderson and Luella Lund.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be Saturday, Sept/ 8, at 11 a.m. at Stone United Methodist Church, Meadville, Pa. Interment will be in Lake view Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stone United Methodist Church www.stoneumc.org or Habitat for Humanity www.habitat.org.
Arrangements by ROBERT W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., Meadville, PA where memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net.