Daniel W. Dunham, Sr.,
Ilion, New York
Mr. Daniel W. Dunham, Sr., age 75, of East Clark Street, beloved husband of Connie (Gay) Dunham, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare, New Hartford.
Dan was born on January 20, 1946 in Ilion, the son of the late Dawes and Winifred (Scouten) Dunham. He is a two-time Vietnam War Veteran with the 106th Military Police, also serving in the United States Marine Corp. He worked for Union Fork and Hoe in Frankfort for many years. Dan was a golfer and was a proud member of the Pine Hill Golf Course, where he was able to get 2 "holes-in-1"; he was also an avid Yankees fan. Dan will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Besides his wife, Connie, Dan is survived by his sons, Daniel W. Dunham, Jr (Melissa Stickles), Scott Dunham (Cheryl Bently) and Steven Dunham (late Shawn Kerrigan); grandchildren, Daniel III, Nicole, Shelby, Dakotah and Ryan; great-grandchildren, Gianna, Gabriella and Marah; sister, June Hocking (Russell) and brother in law Stanley Cook. Dan is predeceased by his sister, Doris Gay; brothers, Dawes and Richard Dunham.
Daniel and his family's care has been placed in the trust of Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5 (corner of Bidleman Road), Little Falls, 315-508-5131. A memorial service for Dan will commence at 6 pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 with the Rev. Dawes Dunham, officiating. The US Marine Corps will offer military honors at the funeral home. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at MVFC, from 5-6 pm prior to the service. Burial will be private. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, a facemask is mandatory inside the business and social distancing is required.