June 8, 1927 ~ August 19, 2020
Resided in: Miller Place, NY
George Daly Age 93 of Miller Place, NY On August 19, 2020. Proud US Navy Veteran. Mr Daly enlisted into the U.S. Navy in 1945 when he was 17 years old. He received training at the Sampson naval training base in Sampson, NY. Mr. Daly became a coxman aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, which was the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier and the longest naval vessel in the world. He was shipped overseas aboard the enterprise where he swept for mines and visited locations such as Bikini Atoll and Okinawa, Japan. Mr. Daly was stationed in Oahu, HI when a tidal wave hit in 1945. Mr Daly was 19 when he was discharged, and he then re-enlisted in the naval reserves for 8 years. George Daly’s grandson Glen Moody, served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps from 1999 – 2005 and is also listed on the wall of honor. George is a retired Steamfitter Local 638 Union Member for 74 years.
Beloved husband of Eleanor for 69 years. Loving father of Kathy (James) Tamburino, Eleanor (the late Vinny) Smarrelli, Diane (Glen) Moody, Patricia (Steve) Matonti and Lynn Anne Daly. Cherished grandfather of Joseph (Janet), Kathleen, Jimmy (Amanda), Arne (Niki), Evan (Gina), George (Sarah), Jennifer, Patricia, Jon, George and the late Glen. Adored Great Grandfather of Dylan, Marie, Arne, Evan, Aidan, Ava, Shane, Jake and Julius. Dear brother of Alice (and the late Cookie), the late William (Mary), Eileen, Dorothy (and the late Marty), Frankie (Kathy), Joseph (and the late Geraldine), the late Margaret (and the late William), the late Kathy (Thomas), the late Richie (Ginger), the late Geraldine (the late Bill) and John (Naomi). In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: St. Gerard Majella RCC 300 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
George’s Wake Service will be live streamed Sunday August 23, 2020 @ 6:00 PM