Daniel J. Causer Sr.

Born: Fri., Mar. 22, 1940
Died: Mon., Dec. 21, 2015


Visitation

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Tue., Dec. 29, 2015
Location: First Church of God, Eldred


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Dec. 29, 2015
Location: First Church of God, Eldred


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Daniel Causer Sr.
Eldred- Daniel J. Causer Sr., 75, of Barden Brook Rd., was called home by the angels on Monday (December 21st, 2015) following a lengthy illness.
Born March 22nd, 1940 in Betula, Pa he was a son of Claude and Jenny Bell Cornelius Causer Sr.  On August 12th, 1972 in Allegany, NY he married Donna M. Slaugenhaupt, who survives.
Mr. Causer attended Hamlin Twp. Schools.  
Mr. Causer served in the US Army for twenty-two and a half years from 1957 to  1979.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War in which he served 2 tours of duty in 1967 to 1968; and 1970 to 1971.  He also served overseas in France from 1958 to 1960 and three tours in Germany, 1962 to 1966, 1972 to 1975 and 1976 to 1979.  Following his military service he served another 20 years with the US Postal Service, prior to his early retirement due to disability.  He also owned and operated Causer’s Tree Farm.
Dan was a member of the Bucktail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, Eldred WWII Museum office. He was a member of the American Legion Post 138 in Smethport, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Post 72, member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, a sponsor member of the Eldred World War II Museum, a member of Vietnam Veterans with a Mission in New Orleans, Lousiana.  As well as being a member of the USAA, the Eldred Conservation Club and North Central Landowners Association of Pennsylvania.
He also belonged to the US Air Force Association, the US Marine Corps Association, the US Naval Association, the US Army Association, and a sponsoring member of the USO.  Dan was a member of these organizations on behalf of his brothers, sister, and brother-in-laws who also served, eleven from the same family.
He was a proud member of the family of God at the First Church of God in Eldred, where he was instrumental in assisting with the building of the new church in 2005.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Daniel J. (Louise) Causer Jr. of Michigan, Jerry D. (Rochelle) Causer of Kane, and Jamie D. Causer of Florida; four daughters, Theresa (Larry) Giordano of Lewis Run, Tammy L. Walthall of Wyoming, Darletta Furman of Lewis Run, and Dawn M. Causer of Eldred; several grandchildren and many great grandchildren; as well as four brothers, Claude Causer Jr. of Hazelhurst, Edward (Patti) Causer of Mt. Jewett, Mike Causer of Lewis Run, and Paul Causer of Hazelhurst.  
He was preceded in death by a son, Donald J. Causer in 2005; a great granddaughter, Hailey Jo Furman in 2010; three brothers, George, Lavern and William Causer; and three sisters, Genevive Lindsey, Jeanetta “Toots” Thomas, and Lydia Brown.
Friends may call Tuesday (December 29th, 2015) at the First Church of God, Eldred from 12 to 2 pm, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Jim Kazimer, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in Grimes Cemetery, Port Allegany. Full military honors will be presented at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grimes Cemetery Association.
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Robert Covert
   Posted Wed December 23, 2015
Our deepest of sympathies in this troubled confusing time. The loss of a loved one is never easy. Reval in the joy knowing that Dan is sharing Christmas with Christ himself and may God send his angels to help comfort and help make sense of the hurt so you may smile yet again.

Kevin and Jan Behan
   Posted Wed December 23, 2015
Terri and family,
We are so sorry to hear about your father. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
Kevin and Jan