Daniel Joseph Carman, 61, of Liverpool, NY and formerly of Odessa, NY, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. He was born in Montour Falls, NY on May 26, 1956, the son of the late Robert Lewis Carman and Laura Alice (Hoffman) Dean.
Dan graduated from Odessa-Montour High School in 1974. He was inducted into the Odessa-Montour Sports Hall of Fame on October 11, 2008 for his accomplishments in football, track, and baseball. Dan received a BS, Science-Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University in 1978. While attending Alfred University, he was a member of the varsity lacrosse and varsity football teams. He received his MBA in 1989 from University of Illinois at Springfield.
Mr. Carman worked in the Glass Industry as a consultant. He spent 40 years as a glass engineer and technical manager for various corporations, including PPG Industries, Anchor Glass Container, and most recently, Guardian Industries. He enjoyed volunteering his time to the Kiwanis Club and Habitat for Humanity. Dan loved to spend time with family and friends. He enjoyed travel and adventure to new places, collecting sea glass, minerals, and rare bottles. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, liked ceramic artwork, and was a science enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Susana Patricia Carman, whom he married on March 31, 2004 in Montour Falls; sons, Justin Carman and his wife Julie Carman of Erie, PA, Nicholas Carman and his wife Alexandra Carman of Pressath, Germany (US Army), and Jon Eguren and his wife Sarah LaFont of Syracuse; a daughter, Kathryn (Carman) Gorman and her husband Dale Gorman of Pittsburgh, PA; a brother, Stephen Carman and his wife Debbie Carman of Erie, PA; a sister, Nancy (Carman) Carlisle and her husband Pat Carlisle of Odessa; a grandson, Colin Daniel Gorman, 14 years old, of Pittsburgh, PA; cousin, John Jackson and his wife, Linda Jackson of Auburn, NY.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 2-5 pm at Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, NY. A service will follow at 5:00 pm. Private burial will be held in Highland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709-3498.