Daniel Anthony Pionegro, age 59, of Cape May Court House, NJ died in Phila, PA, on Sun, Nov 19.
Born in Brooklyn NY, he moved to Ocean City with his family in 1970. He attended St. Augustine's Catholic School and graduated from Ocean City High School in 1975 where he enjoyed playing basketball, surfing, and competing on the track team.
Daniel battled with mental illness for much of his adult life but was able to work in various small jobs over the years. He enjoyed bowling, mini-golf, Phillies baseball games, and walks on the Ocean City boardwalk with family.
He is survived by his beloved brother Joseph and sister-in-law, Jonelle Gilkeson Pionegro; his beloved sister Maryann and brother-in-law Darryl Kenneth Smith; his nephews Jonathan and Robert Carol and Ian Gilkeson, his niece Kaitlyn Gilkeson; and numerous cousins, family members and friends. Daniel was preceded in death by his mother and father, Norma and Anthony Pionegro, of Ocean City NJ.
Friends and family may call from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Mon. Nov 27, at Godfrey Funeral Home, 809 Central Avenue, Ocean City, NJ, 08226. Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Augustine's Catholic Church, 1310 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, NJ, 08226 at 11:00am on Tue. Nov 28 with visitation prior to the Mass from 10:00am to 10:45am.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cape Counseling Services Residential Dept, 819 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ, 08210.
For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.