Daniel R. Gribble, age 79, of McKeesport passed away on March 18, 2019 at UPMC Hospital McKeesport. Born on February 17, 1940, he was the son of the late Goldie (Norris) Urbanski and Daniel Wallace Gribble. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Mary (Trail) Norris, and his two half-brothers Leonard and William Earl Urbanski.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia Ann (Guski) and three sons and their wives, Daniel and Dena, Richard and Trina, and Brian and Mailyn. He is also survived by eight grandchildren Saige, Alayna, Olivia, Erica, Isabel, Evan, Sydney and Bentley, as well as two great-grandchildren Sarah and Caleb.
Daniel was a member of Corpus Christi Parish where he was a member of the Holy Name of Society and former Vice President and Eucharistic Minister.
Daniel also served as a member of the Knights of Columbus, council 4210 of West Mifflin. He proceeded through the various officer’s chairs to become the council’s Grand Knight. Daniel was a member of the Stephen P. Barry Assembly (fourth degree) Knights of Columbus McKeesport where he acted as Past Faithful Navigator and member of the Color Corp.
Daniel was enlisted in the U.S Navy for three years, stationed at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Mayport, Florida where he served as a seaman on a harbor tug boat.
Daniel was employed at the Westinghouse Nuclear Energy Center, Monroeville, PA as a computer technical and computer programmer analyst for 19 years. After leaving Westinghouse, Daniel continued his career as an analyst for various companies throughout the Pittsburgh area, including Allegheny Ludlum, Vandergrift, PA.
Daniel was an avid reader, Pittsburgh sports fan, and enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, photography, travel, bowling and golf.
Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society at cancer.org
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