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Harold Richard Daros, a lifelong resident of Croton Falls, NY died peacefully at Northern Westchester Hospital on Saturday January 13, 2018. He was 78 years old.
Born on January 28,1939 at his home in the Town of Southeast, NY, son of the late Etti and Enis (Pietropaoli) Daros. He was a 1957 Mahopac High School graduate. Harold honorably served in the United States Air Force from 1959-1963.
On November 27, 1966 he married the love of his life, his wife of 51 years, Lorraine DeVall. Together they raised five children.
Mr. Daros was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #456 in Elmsford, NY for 38 years before retiring in 2002.
Harold was a member of the Croton Falls Fire Department for 61 years and served as an Ex-Chief and Past President. He was an Ex-Commissioner of the Croton Falls Fire District, as well as a member of the New York State Fire Police, and a charter member of the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Harold was a 40-year member of the Model A Ford Club of America. He was a 40-year member and Past-President of the Westchester Chapter of the Model A Ford Club. He was also a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America. He and his wife attended 12 annual Glidden Tours across the USA with their 1930 Model A Ford Town Sedan. No matter how many clubs and organizations he was a member of, his family was his number one priority in life.
Harold is not only survived by his wife, Lorraine, but also his five children; Robert I. Daros (Ellen), of North Salem, NY, Thomas “Ted” E. Daros (Marisa) of Croton Falls, NY, Ann Marie Daros (Russell Mulkins) of Dover Plains, NY, Donna J. Daros (Robert Weber) of Patterson, NY, and Gregory A. Daros (Jean) of North Salem, NY. His grandchildren, Robert J. Daros, James Warthmann, Christopher Warthmann, Thomas “Teddy” Daros, Victoria Daros, Lila Perez, Mariah Hosack, and Johnny Law, and his two great grandchildren, Patrick and Keira Hosack. He was predeceased by his siblings; Edward Daros and Edith Swarm.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:30AM at Beecher Funeral Home 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY. Interment to follow at Ivandale Cemetary Route 100, Somers, NY.
Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday January 16, 2018 2PM-4PM and 7PM-9PM.
Flowers appreciated or contributions in Harold’s memory may be made to the Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department and/or the North Salem Volun