Welcome to the memorial page for

Rev. Daniel A. Danik

October 21, 1921 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 96)
Rev. Daniel A. Danik, 96, of Linden, passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at RWJ University Hospital, Rahway. Born in Elizabeth, he attended St. Mary’s High School, Seton Hall University and an Immaculate Conception Seminary. Father Danik was ordained to the priesthood on May 22, 1948 by Most Rev. Thomas A. Walsh in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Newark. His first assignment was to St. Brigid’s Parish in N. Bergen 1948-1954, then he served as an assistant pastor at St. Patrick’s Church, Jersey City 1954-1956, St. Thomas The Apostle, Bloomfield 1956-1966, and Our Lady of Sorrows, S. Orange 1966-1975. Father Danik was appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Bloomfield in April 1975, retiring in February 1996. He served on the Archdiocesan Priests’ Senate and was the archdiocesan director of Essex County for the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine. Father Danik was the Moderator of Serra International, and Moderator of the National Council of Catholic Women. He was involved in civic and community affairs. He served as President of the Civil Rights Commission of Bloomfield and President of the Bloomfield/Glen Ridge Ministerial Association. He also served on the Board of Trustees for Kinder Towers. He had the honor of being the Grand Marshal of the Bloomfield Memorial Day Parade. Father Danik was the beloved uncle of Andrew Danik and his wife Barbara, Daniel Danik and his wife Norina, Bernadette Danik, Leo Danik and his wife Lai, Thomas Danik and his wife Jessica, Theresa Lockward and her husband Ronald. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visiting on Friday, November 3, 2017, 4:00-7:00 pm and Saturday, November 4, 9:00 am until time of Mass at 10:30 am at St. John the Apostle Church, Valley Rd. Clark, NJ. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Arrangements entrusted to Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E St. George Ave Linden, NJ (908)352-9190. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to Marist Brothers at Roselle Catholic, 376 Raritan Rd. Roselle, NJ 07203 would be appreciated.

 Service Information

November 3, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. John The Apostle R.C. Church
1805 Penbrook Terrace
Linden, NJ 07036

Funeral Mass
November 4, 2017

10:30 AM
St. John The Apostle R.C. Church
1805 Penbrook Terrace
Linden, NJ 07036


St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067

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