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CONESUS – Daniel “Dan” Raymond Mulvaney II, 58, of Conesus, N.Y., handed away from a mind aneurysm on Friday, April 16, 2021.
Ask anybody in Livingston County (and the encircling counties, too!), they usually’ll inform you precisely what sort of man Dan was. He was a buddy to all, all the time placing everybody else earlier than himself. He was all the time prepared to assist, and he was all the time the primary to ask how he might assist.
Dan was a 1981 graduate of Livonia the place he performed soccer, volleyball, and sang within the refrain, all whereas working to be taught the ins and outs of the household farm. He was additionally a graduate of the two-year agricultural science program at Alfred State Faculty in preparation to take over the farm.
He went on to run the household farm for almost 40 years, milking cows twice a day, baling hay, harvesting crops, welding and fixing his personal machines — 18 hours a day with no holidays. However the chores had been by no means a chore for Dan — he beloved being outdoors and was extraordinarily proud to hold on the legacy of Mulvaney Farms. Even after making the choice to transition away from dairy farming, Dan maintained the land and the crops in partnership along with his buddy Adrian.
Dan was a lifelong resident of Conesus and in 2019 he went to work for the City Freeway Division. This transition allowed him to proceed working outdoors in the neighborhood he beloved, whereas additionally affording him extra flexibility in his schedule. He used that new schedule to his benefit, touring to Europe, Chicago, and on many extra native journeys on the bike along with his beloved spouse, Nancy.
His new schedule additionally allowed him to take up tenting. A few of his fondest childhood recollections had been of tenting along with his mother and father and 7 siblings, and he was capable of rekindle that love in maturity. Due to the steerage of his mates the Strollos, Sparks, and Loseys, he grew to become an avid camper throughout the Finger Lakes area.
Dan beloved everybody he met, however he held a particular love for his youngsters and particularly his grandchildren. Of all his jobs all through his life, his most cherished function was being “Papa Dan.” Tea events in tiaras, disguise and search, flying kites, petting cows, and leaping in puddles had been simply a few of his favourite actions. His residence grew to become generally known as “The Home of Sure.”
Dan was predeceased by his father, Daniel Mulvaney; his mom, Shirley Donovan Mulvaney; and his pricey cousin, Jack Allen.
Dan is survived by his loving spouse, Nancy LoPresti Mulvaney; former spouse, Daybreak Kornbau Mulvaney; youngsters, Kirstin Mulvaney, Tory (Byron) Danis, Jessica (Zach) Eason, and Donald (Stephanie) Hosie; grandchildren, Kinley and Korbin Eason; siblings, Marie (John) Henry, Ruthie (Fred) Nettnin, Becky Nau (Joe Zawadzki), Carol (Steve) Nichols, Margaret (Floyd) Watkins, Laura (Ken) Schoonover, and Robert (Bobbie Jo) Mulvaney; nieces and nephews, Michelle Henry, Jennifer (Shane) Treuthart, Sheryl Henry, John Daniel “JD” Henry, Sweet (Curtis) Gilley, Amy (Chris) Parsels, Mark (Melissa) Nau, Eric (Jesi) Nau, Josh (Sandra) Nichols, Dan (Shari) Nichols, CJ (Stephanie) Nichols, Sean (Hannah) Schoonover, Seth Schoonover (Kenzie Derleth), Makenna Mulvaney, Matthew Mulvaney, and Madelyn Mulvaney; beloved cousin and namesake, Daniel “Dunk” Mulvaney; and lots of cherished grand nieces and nephews, loving cousins, neighbors, too many mates to say, and one very particular barn canine, Roxi.
A gathering of household and mates will happen in the summertime. No formal calling hours or funeral service will likely be held. To honor Dan’s reminiscence, the household asks that you’ve got a beer, a glass of wine, or a cup of black espresso in his identify; that you simply do one thing type for somebody in want; that you simply signal as much as turn into an organ donor; and that you simply name the folks you’re keen on and maintain them shut.
Dan’s activism and love of neighborhood stretched throughout so many alternative teams; it might be unimaginable to call all of them. He lived his life to absolutely the fullest, and he’s now serving to others do the identical by means of his remaining reward of organ donation. In lieu of flowers, contributions could also be made to UR Finger Lakes Donor Restoration Community, 30 Company Woods, Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14623, referencing Daniel Mulvaney on the memo line.
To ship a condolence or share a reminiscence please go to: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.
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