Daniel Patrick McNamara

October 24, 1972 - April 7, 2022
Daniel Patrick McNamara

Dan McNamara, 49, from Apex, NC, originally from Howell, NJ, passed away on April 7, 2022.

Dan is survived by the love of his life for 22 ½ years, Mahrya, and their 4 children. The oldest is, Kaden, 10 and the triplets, Klane, Teegan, and Dalton, are 7. Dan loved animals, especially his St. Bernards, so naturally, the kids all love animals, too. He loved playing baseball with the kids, and passing on his love for the Mets to them. He also enjoyed playing outside with them, catching lizards and turtles, and taking them swimming.

Dan worked for years in the auto industry as a sales person. He later helped run the family business, The Cellar, in Fair Haven, NJ. Upon moving to NC, he worked as a restaurant manager and loved it.

He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Barbara Cremeans. Dan also left behind his loving sister, Donna Alfano, whom he loved dearly, and three brothers.

Dan’s laughter was contagious. He was larger than life and brought joy to so many.

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  • October 14, 2022
    Raymond says:
    I send my condolences.

  • October 07, 2022
    Pat Keith says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Dan as he was a young boy. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • October 07, 2022
    Pat Keith says:
    I so sorry to hear that Dan has passed away.i knew him when he was a young boy. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • October 01, 2022
    Kimberly Chmura says:
    Dan will be a light that never dims. His family is having a memorial service for his 50th birthday, and to celebrate his life, at Federici's Italian restaurant in Freehold NJ on Oct 23rd. If you would like to attend please contact Donna Alfano of Jackson NJ or Kimberly Chmura of Howell NJ on FB messenger or 732 915 3834. Please spread the word.

  • October 01, 2022
    Kimberly Chmura says:
    Dan was truly a bright shining light and forever will be remembered. Gone way too soon. A memorial service will be conducted by his family on October 23th, Freehold NJ at Federici's Italian restaurant. It would've been his 50th birthday. If you would like to attend or know friends who would like to attend, please private message Donna Alfano of Jackson, NJ OR Kimberly Chmur of Howell, NJ ON FB. Thank you all