August 7, 1925- October 17, 2008
Daniel Osenni of Middletown, died after a long illness on Friday October 17 at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was 83.
The son of the late John and Nancy Grilli Osenni he was born on August 7, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY. Dan proudly served in the US Navy during World War II. Originally from Queens, Dan worked in Advertising display sales for the Times Herald Record for 25 years. After his retirement, he fostered his love of gardening and was able to enjoy cutting the grass at his home. He loved being around the house, cooking and spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband and father who had a great personality and loved people. He also had a great sense of humor.
Dan is survived by his wife of 25 years, Barbara Amundsen Osenni at home; three sons, Daniel Jr. and his wife Paula of Middletown, John and his wife Rhona of Campbell Hall, Mark of Stan Hope, NJ, daughter Pamela and her fiancé Douglas of Middletown, and one stepson, Christopher Pranis and his wife Dawn of St. Augustine, Fla; and a stepdaughter, Laura Russo of Bloomingburg. Dan is also survived by two brothers, John of Saugerties and Philip and his wife Julia of Binghampton; two sisters Ann Inghilterra of Irvington, NY and Lidia Conti of Selden, NY; and six grandchildren, Brian, Nicholas, Michael, T.J., Kristian and Alex and several nieces and nephews. Dan was predeceased by his first wife Carmela D'Elena Osenni in 1979, his brother Joseph and sister Mary Jaccomino.
Following cremation, burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Middletown. Memorial contributions in Dan's name may be made to the USS Slater Restoration Fund, DE 766, Box 1926, Albany, NY 12201. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc. www.applebee-mcphillips.com