Daniel Alfred Van Dam, 75, of Liberty Twp., passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his residence. Dan was born November 19, 1942 in Bronx, New York, the son of Alfred D. and Olive (Wilkinson) Van Dam.
Dan was a 1964 graduate of Youngstown College. He was the owner and operator of D.A. Van Dam & Associates, LLC. He was a member of National Association of Sewer Service Contractors (NASSCO), Ohio Water Environmental Association (OWEA), American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
American Public Works Association (APWA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), Water Environment Federation (WEFTEC), Michigan Association of Distributors (MAD), Southern Wholesalers Association (SWA), Central Wholesales Association (CWA), Water Environmental Federation (WEF), American Supply Association (ASA), and Michigan Ground Water Association. Dan enjoyed working, gardening, shopping, historical cars, and especially spending time with his family. Dan was a generous, kind man who loved helping people and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Cecilia "Cissy" A. (Hale), whom he married March 19, 1994, his children; Cynthia "Cindy" (David) Blech of Chagrin Falls, Jeff (Sonsheehray Robinson) Van Dam of PA, Laurie (Belus) Morgan (John) of Geneva and Steve (Danielle) Belus of McDonald, his grandchildren; Justin, Janessa, Brielle, Veronica, Lily, Jacob and Shayleigh.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 14, at 12:00 PM at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard. His family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, December 13, from 5:00- 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, in his name. Visit blackstonefuneralhome.com to send the family condolences and view this obituary.
Charitable donations may be made to:
American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202