DANIEL J. SAPANARO, age 61. Beloved husband for 34 years of Lynn A. (nee DiFranco). Loving father of Daniel J., Jr and Matthew T. Cherished son of Rosetta (nee Volino) and the late Joseph Sapanaro. Dearest brother of Larry (wife Nancy), Dennis (wife Adeline) and David. Treasured uncle of Lori Moran (husband Pat), Michael, Patrick, Deanna Sipp (husband E.G.), Frank and Vincent. Devoted nephew of Michael and Josephine, Paul and Antoinette Cavasinni, Carmella Barbarotta (husband Sandy, deceased), Elizabeth (husband Rocco, deceased), Theresa Pecora (husband Joseph, deceased) and the late Tony and Mimi, Guy and Isabelle, Louis and Antoinette Sapanaro, Angeline and Nick Poaletto. Dear brother-in-law of Gary and Anjie DiFranco, Jeffrey and Kathy DiFranco, Mark and Angela DiFranco. Dear cousin and friend of many.
Dan was active at St. Anselm Church as a Eucharistic Minister and organizing the St. Anselm Festival. In addition, he was a member of Chesterland Rotary Club and enjoyed watching his son’s sports, playing golf and watching Cleveland Browns football and Cleveland Indians baseball. His favorite music was Mo Town. His family remembers him as an original person who had high standards and morals. He was a good man who was very caring, loyal, supportive, passionate, hard working and analytical.
Contributions may be made in Dan’s memory to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, March 31, 2012 at St. Anselm Catholic Church at 11 AM. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Dan at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) FRIDAY 2-5 and 6-9 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences