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Daniel J Elliott

Obituary for Daniel J Elliott

December 24, 1931 - November 22, 2018
Bay Village, Ohio | Age 86

Cherished Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Brother and Friend


Daniel J. Elliott, 86, of Bay Village, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Daniel was born December 24, 1931 in Cleveland to Leroy A. and Grace M. (nee Beuhner).
Mr. Elliott was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School in 1949, afterwards enlisted in the Navy, serving 4 years. He was a pilot during the Korean War and a baseball pitcher for the Navy.
Daniel was a member of the Edgewater Yacht Club serving as a Trustee. He had a passion for sailing, golfing, bowling, and played the organ and keyboard in a jazz band. He shared his talents as an artist and had a wonderful sense of humor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mary Jane (nee Zika); children Barbara A. Elliott, Daniel A. Elliott, Debra M. (Tim) Gibbs; grandchildren Melanie, Jeremy, Daniel N., Lillian, Grace, Grant, Sarah and Eric; great grandchildren Lauryn, Casey, Mary Ellen, Charley, Lucas, Marina and Bennett; and siblings Jean Elliott, Robert Elliott, Susan Del Vecchio and David Elliott.
Preceded in death are his parents Leroy and Grace; and brothers Lawrence, Richard and Timothy Elliott. A memorial service will be held at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 525 Dover Center Rd, Bay Village, OH 44140, on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10am.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded in Daniel's name to St. Ignatius Scholarship Fund 1911 West 30th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113 or the Salvation Army 2507 East 22nd St., Cleveland, Ohio 44115

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    1911 West 30th St.
    Cleveland, OH 44113
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    Cleveland, OH 44115

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