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Obituary: Daniel D. Mezhir

Thu, May 14th 2020 04:10 pm

Daniel D. Mezhir, age 70, of Niagara Falls, entered into rest Thursday, April 23, 2020, after a brief illness. He was born in Niagara Falls on June 11, 1949, the son of the late James and Viola (Trunzo); stepson of the late Samuel Torcasio.

Daniel graduated from Bishop Duffy High School in 1967. After graduating from Niagara County Community College in 1969, Daniel honorably served with the United States Army Reserve until 1975. He then worked as a security officer at Niagara County Community College for 25 years.

Above all, Daniel had a special love and admiration for his nieces and nephews who will miss him dearly.

Daniel is survived by his brother, James A. Mezhir of Lewiston; sister-in-law Patricia Mezhir of Niagara Falls; nephews John (Jennifer) of Grand Island and Timothy and Daniel of Niagara Falls; niece Brittany of Niagara Falls; great-nieces Malinee, Anjali and Kate; great-nephews Jack and Max; one aunt, Rosemary Mezhir Minicucci; and his loving cousins.

Daniel was predeceased by his nephew, Dr. James (Elizabeth) Mezhir. 

Due to recent circumstances, interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery was private for the family. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In Daniel’s memory, memorial offerings may be made to the Niagara County Community College Foundation or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Arrangements by M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel. Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online condolences. 

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