Daniel Philip Masterson
Daniel P. Masterson, 52 of Davenport Street, passed away on Sunday (August 30, 2020) at Strong Memorial Hospital after a courageous and long battle with cancer.
He was born in Hornell, October 14, 1967 the son of Donald Masterson and Gloria (Pulkowsy) Masterson. He was a graduate of Hornell High School, and went on to serve in the US Navy during the Persian Gulf War, for 4 years, finishing his reserve obligation in 1996. Danny had a Bachelor’s Degree in teaching, and was a substitute teacher for Canisteo-Greenwood CCS, and Hornell School District, and was also employed as a manager at Pizza King in Hornell for 30 years, alongside his dear friends Jeff and Diane Dailey. He was a sports enthusiast, and loved to coach and umpire several sporting events. Danny was a huge New York Yankees fan, also the San Francisco 49ers, and loved to visit the beach frequently. His presence will be missed by family, and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents.
He is survived by 2 sisters Bernice (Jeff) Mulhollen of Hornell, Donna (Rex) Depew of Hornell, 3 brothers David Masterson of Hornell, Robert Masterson of Wellsville, Richard (Laralee) Masterson of Hornell, special niece Rachel (Chad) Depew-Schaumberg, and her son Dylan, special friends and extended family Abigail (Randy) McKee of Hornell, and their children Matthew, Brayden, and Victoria, and Rhonda (Scott) Baube of Honeyoe, and their grandchildren Ayanna and DJ, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Graveside Service will be held at Fremont Cemetery, with Pastor Charles Harrison officiating, along with Military Honors on Sunday (September 6, 2020) at 11:00am. A Celebration of Danny’s life will be held immediately after at the Hornell VFW starting at 1:00pm.
To send a remembrance please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com , or on Facebook @brownpowersfh, the family is being assisted by director Chester A. Gosper IV.
In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to the Hornell Little League PO Box 374 Hornell NY 14843, and Hornell City School Distric Athletic Association 120 Raider Road Hornell NY 14843.
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