First Posted: 1/20/2013
Daniel Phelps, 91, of West Pittston, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.
He was born in Forty Fort on June 29, 1921, a son of the late Carl and Nellie Rodgers Kostenbauder Phelps.
He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish/Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston.
He was a graduate of Forty Fort High School, class of 1941.
Daniel was retired from the Binghamton Post Office.
Daniel was also a member of American Legion Post 644. He served in the American Division at Guadalcanal in World War II.
Preceding him in death was his sister, Eleanor Greene.
Daniel is survived by his wife of 64 years, Alberta Keim Phelps; sons, Daniel Phelps and his wife, Marcie, and daughter, Morgan, Binghamton, N.Y., and Lawrence Phelps, Fayetteville, Pa.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, with Monsignor John Sempa as celebrant. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, West Pittston.