Daniel Joseph Daly

December 26, 1933 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 87)

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Daniel Joseph Daly, age 87, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021.  He was born December 26, 1933 in Beech Grove to the late Lawrence Francis Daly, Sr. and Hazel Katherine (Biggs) Daly.  Daniel married the love of his life, Velma "Toddy" Daly, on April 19, 1958 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Dan was a 1952 graduate of Cathedral High School prior to serving in the United States Navy for two years.  After his military service he worked for Indiana Bell, later Ameritech and then AT&T, for 42 years prior to retirement.  Dan and Toddy were members for over 30 years of Holy Cross Catholic Church prior to its closure by the Archdiocese. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Velma "Toddy" Holzer Daly; daughters, Ann T. Daly and Mary C. Daly; brother, Thomas M. Daly; sister, Mary Ann Maruska (Brian Donnelly).  He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Lawrence F. Daly, Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Jeffrey Godecker on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7 p.m. in Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 S. Carson Ave., Indianapolis, with visitation from 6 p.m. until the time of Mass.  The burial will take place on Thursday, October 7 at 1 p.m. in Calvary Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions have been suggested to the St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove, IN 46107 or the Parkinson’s Foundation by visiting  Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home.

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October 6, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2905 S. Carson Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46203

Mass of Christian Burial
October 6, 2021

7:00 PM
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2905 S. Carson Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46203

Graveside Service
October 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Calvary Cemetery
435 W. Troy Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225


St. Paul Hermitage Home for the Aged
501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove IN 46107
Tel: 1-317-786-2261

Parkinson's Foundation
200 SE 1st St., Ste. 800, Miami FL 33131
Tel: 1-800-473-4636

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