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Daniel J. Brabant

Funeral services for Daniel J. Brabant, age of 79, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Justin Thomas officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg. Mr. Brabant passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Rome Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Daniel is survived by his wife, Suzanne; his children, one son and his wife, Daniel and JoAnn Brabant of Canton, NY; three daughters and their husbands, Michele and Paul Hollingsworth of Athens, Ontario, Cheryl and Dave Harper of Ogdensburg, NY, and Karrie and Andy Dodd of Ogdensburg, NY; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by a brother, Charles Brabant on November 24, 2015.

Daniel was born on March 16, 1940, in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of Edward and Mary (Skelly) Brabant. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1958 and later graduated from SUNY Canton with a associate’s degree in HVAC in 1961. Daniel married Patricia A. Marney on September 2, 1961 at St. James Church in Syracuse, NY. She later predeceased him on March 17, 2006. Daniel later remarried in September of 2008 to the former Suzanne (Murray) Bromley. Daniel worked for Skelly Contracting as a pipefitter and was in the pipefitters union for over forty years.

Daniel enjoyed hunting, coaching baseball and football. Mr. Brabant was very involved with the Pop Warner football program. Daniel was a fan of the New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Steelers, and the New York Rangers.

Donations may be made in Daniel’s memory to Pee Wee Football, 1221 State Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or Agarwal Renal Center, 124 Ford Avenue Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

11 Condolences

  • Tom Patterson Posted August 16, 2019 5:30 PM

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Mary Ellen Bracy Talarico Posted August 16, 2019 7:10 PM

    Always s nice guy.

  • Jim Brabant Posted August 16, 2019 7:16 PM

    Rest In Peace Danny, we worked together off and on as I was a pipe fitter with the same union. Our last names were the same, we were related but we never figured it out. I also worked with Charlie, Good Pipefitters and good people, Jim Brabant, Clayton

  • Bruce Kline Posted August 16, 2019 8:55 PM

    Coach Danny Brabant, was one of, if not the best football coach I had, at any level!!! Proud to call him Coach and even more proud to call him my Uncle Danny!!!

  • Shawnee Posted August 17, 2019 8:48 AM

    I met Dan and Sue at a clinic in Florida and we became quick friends. His energy, kindness and spunk were to be admired. I’m truly grateful our paths crossed and I had the opportunity to know this incredible man.

  • Debi Cox Posted August 17, 2019 9:56 AM

    Dan was the nicest man. It was always a pleasure taking care of him. He brightened my day every time I saw him and Sue. I will remember him fondly. God bless.

  • Dorene Shattuck Posted August 17, 2019 1:37 PM

    So sorry for your loss

  • Bob and Susie Lucas Posted August 17, 2019 3:30 PM

    Sue, We know that what you are going through right now is very difficult, just know that we are here for you. We hope you feel surrounded by much love and take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now. We are truly sorry for your loss.

  • David Valois Posted August 18, 2019 9:48 AM

    Please accept my deepest sympathies on your loss.

  • Lori Bice Posted August 19, 2019 4:29 AM

    Michele,Cheryl,Karrie, and Dan, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will never forget how good your dad was to me and my family . He truly was a very special person. Sending love and prayers to you all at this time.

  • Mary & Charles Stokes Posted August 19, 2019 12:33 PM

    We know there will be a whole in your hearts for your father. Even though he had been slipping away the last few years, he still had that sparkle.

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