Daniel Lagonigro, 83, of Darien passed away peacefully at Stamford Hospital on Feb. 15, surrounded by his loving family.
Daniel was born in Port Chester, New York on April 7, 1935 to Paul Lagonigro and Maria Rosario Lagonigro.
As a boy, Daniel was an avid Yankee fan, playing baseball and dreaming of becoming a professional ball player. At an early age, Daniel took piano and accordion lessons.
He played the accordion with his father at family gatherings. Daniel graduated from Port Chester High School in 1953. He joined his father’s construction firm. They built many new homes in Westchester and Fairfield counties.
Daniel married Adel De Meritt in 1963, fathered twin girls in 1965, and moved to Darien.
— an obituary from Edward Lawrence Funeral Home
He took computer courses and joined The History Book Club in Stamford. He worked on many computer conversions and rose to be their data processing manager. Daniel attended Pace University Westchester, graduating in 1984.
When the HBC moved to Pennsylvania, he joined MBI in Norwalk, retiring in 2010.
This wise, gentle and loving man will be greatly missed by his entire family.
Daniel was predeceased by a brother, William Lagonigro; a sister, Carmela Radice; and one nephew. He is survived by his wife, Adel Lagonigro; a daughter, Maria Lagonigro; a daughter, Jeanne Lagonigro; a sister, Gertrude Morabito; six nieces and five nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, with the Rev. Frank Hoffmann officiating.
Daniel Lagonigro will be entombed in Our Lady of Mercy Mausoleum, St. Mary’s Cemetery, Rye Brook.