Russell Daly

Obituary of Russell Daly

Russell J. Daly, 84, peacefully passed away on July 28, 2017 at his daughter's home in Northport, NY. He was born on June 24, 1933 in Bridgeport, CT to Anne F. Kelleher Daly and Christopher Matthew Daly. He attended the University of Connecticut where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English. He then spent many years in Northport, NY raising a family before moving to Washington, DC. Russ retired as a Transportation Officer for the Department of the Army's Military Postal Service Agency. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He also worked for Pan American Airlines, Seaboard World Airlines, and Flying Tigers. He is survived by his former wife, Penelope Daly of Northport, NY, their three children, Tracy Janes of Durango, CO, Carol Gaughran of Northport, NY and Christopher Daly of Dallas, TX, and their five grandchildren, Carter Janes, Michael Gaughran, Kaitlin Gaughran, Philip Reeves, and Holly Daly. A celebration of his life will be held at Mac's @ the Meadow at the Crab Meadow Golf Course from 1:00-4:00 on Saturday, August 5, 2017. 220 Waterside Road, Northport, New York, 11768. 631-757-1300