Daniel Frank Padulo Jr
Dan’s life verse: Proverbs 3:3-5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not rely on your own understanding, think about Him in all your ways and He will guide you on the right paths.
Daniel Frank Padulo, Jr, 70, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019. Dan was born in Norwalk, Connecticut to the late Daniel Frank Padulo Sr and the late Florence Ferrino. Dan is survived by his wife, Rebecca Padulo; predeceased by daughter Meghan Padulo; survived by daughter Leigh Baroch and her husband, Kelly Baroch, granddaughters Kacey McNemar and Dallas Miller, and her husband Shayne Miller, and great granddaughter Eden Skye; and by stepdaughter Raquel Dishner and her husband Aaron Dishner, and grandchildren Kaia and Takumi Dishner.
Dan was a graduate of St Leo University in St Leo Florida. He was retired, having had a varied career as teacher, salesman, buyer, assistant manager, truck driver, and call center manager. Dan was an avid lifelong golfer and football fan, deeply enjoying the triumph of his beloved Patriots this last Superbowl. Dan was also a dancer, singer, guitar player, songwriter, and actor, enjoying his favorite roles as Falstaff in Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor, the Cowardly Lion from the Wizard of Oz, and best of all, Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof. Dan’s faith was strong, and he was inspired to write songs that reflected that faith.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Missions Fund at Hephzibah Baptist Church, Wendell, NC 27591.
Funeral service 11 am, Saturday, Hephzibah Baptist Church.
Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com